Events Calendar / Summer Reading

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Butterflies, Dragonflies and Damselflies of Metrowest

Presented by Joy Marzolf, The Joys of Nature

Celebrate summer reading and learn about common butterflies, dragonflies, and damselflies of Metrowest. Join Joy Marzolf from The Joys of Nature as she explores the differences between these amazing flyers and discover how their presence in our neighborhoods can benefit all of us!

To register and receive a Zoom link, please go to http://bit.ly/FPL-butterflies-dragonflies

About Joy Marzolf

Joy is the owner of The Joys of Nature. Most recently, she was a Naturalist and Educator at Mass Audubon’s Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary for over 13 years. There she taught numerous programs for a wide range of ages on topics including butterflies and dragonflies, reptiles and amphibians, mammals, animal tracking and photography. In addition to a BA in Biology, she has taught a variety of animal-related education programs for over 20 years. She enjoys collaborating with non-profit organizations to offer science talks that feature field research. 

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“Romance Writing and Animal Magnetism” with NYT Bestselling Author Christine Feehan

Romance Writing & Animal Magnetism with NYT Bestselling Author Christine Feehan
Friday July 9 at 7pm ET/4pm PT via Zoom

Join bestselling author Christine Feehan as she shares her writing inspirations, her creative process, and how she incorporates human and animal traits into her paranormal romance characters.

Register at bit.ly/FPL-Christine-Feehan by 5pm ET/2pmPT on July 9.

For copies of her most recent book, Murder at Sunrise Lake, click HERE.

To purchase a signed copy of Christine’s new novel, Murder at Sunrise Lake, contact the Framingham Barnes & Noble between July 5–12 and receive 20% off your purchase and free shipping!

This program is part of our Tails & Tales Summer Reading program. Visit framinghamlibrary.org/sr to learn more about the program and to see upcoming events for all ages.

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Romance Writing & Animal Magnetism with NYT Bestselling Author Christine Feehan

Join bestselling author Christine Feehan as she shares her writing inspirations, her creative process, and how she incorporates human and animal traits into her paranormal romance characters.

Register at bit.ly/FPL-Christine-Feehan by 5pm EST on July 9.

To purchase a signed copy of Christine’s new novel Murder at Sunrise Lake, contact the Framingham Barnes & Noble between July 5–12 and receive 20% off your purchase and free shipping!

This program is part of our Tails & Tales Summer Reading program. Visit our Summer Reading portal page to learn more about the program and to see upcoming events for all ages.

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Rockabye Beats (on Zoom)

This 40 minute interactive music program includes singing, dancing, Spanish, instrument show and tell and a healthy dose of silliness.
Email McAuliffeChildrensRoom@gmail.com to register or call 508-532-5570.

All ages. 

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The Raptor Trust: Appreciating Vultures

Learn about the two vulture species that call the northeast home, the important roles they play in our local ecosystems, and threats vultures face locally and globally. This program includes original footage of vultures, including Winston (a black vulture) and Virgil (a turkey vulture), who reside at The Raptor Trust as ambassador birds.

Attendance is limited—first come, first served. Register HERE by 7pm on July 22.

This program is part of our Tails & Tales Summer Reading program. Visit the Summer Reading page to learn more about our Summer Reading program and to see upcoming events for all ages.

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Virtual Fortnite Tournament (w/ One Up Games)

One Up Games is helping us run a virtual Fortnite tournament! With prizes! That you can enter and play from the comfort of your own living room!

We'll be playing in a private match and livestreaming the whole thing on the One Up Games Twitch channel, so even when you get eliminated you won't be bored until the next match starts. We'll also have a Discord server to chat in.

Registration required. CLICK HERE to sign up!

Grades 6-12

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DIY Neon Signs (Take & Make kit)

Anything we have left over from our two Neon Sign crafts on July 14th (McAuliffe Branch) and July 16th (Main Library), we'll package up into a take & make kit for those who couldn't make it.

Check back on July 19th for the link to register.

Grades 6-12

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Rockabye Beats

This 40 minute interactive music program includes singing, dancing, Spanish, instrument  show and tell and a healthy dose of silliness. 

All ages.