Events Calendar / December 03, 2019

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Drop-in Baby Lapsit @ McAuliffe

Tuesdays 10:00-10:30am

Ages 0-2 with an adult.

Come sing and play with words, rhyme and puppets at Baby Lapsit. Parents can network while babies pick up phonological awareness, one of six foundations of future reading success. This informal program for babies and their parents/caregivers runs about 20 minutes and introduces the pleasures of the library to your baby or toddler.

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PROGRAM CANCELLED - Make It! Digital Animation

PROGRAM CANCELLED

In our final Make It! program, attendees will learn how to animate step-by-step, allowing them to explore their creativity while learning about story-telling, time-management, and some principles of animation.

"This program is supported in part by a grant from the Framingham Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency."

Grades 6-12

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Main Library Book Group: Beartown by Fredrik Backman

In Beartown, by Fredrik Backman, a remote, struggling Swedish town whose people are hoping that their junior hockey team might bring them national glory and with it economic revival suffers a terrible incident that changes everything, not only shattering the dream but also tearing the community apart. Join us in discussing this riveting novel by the author of A Man Called Ove.

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Poetry Workshop

Led by Alan Feldman, Professor Emeritus at Framingham State University

This drop-in class welcomes serious poets of all ages and levels of experience who would like to participate for one or more sessions. We begin with a discussion of a topic in poetry leading to a brief in-class assignment. Poets who wish to have their work discussed should bring copies.

Alan’s collection, Immortality, was awarded the Massachusetts Book Award for Poetry in 2016.