Events Calendar / May 05, 2021

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Mother Goose on the Loose (Pre-registration Required)

Wednesdays April 14-June 9, 10:15-10:45am

Contact beginning March 29 to pre-register, schedule your supply pick up and get the zoom invites. Spaces are limited.

Mother Goose on the Loose is an eight-week, thirty-minute program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, instruments, and more to stimulate the learning process of babies and toddlers. A bag of supplies including books, shakers, and more is required to participate; remember to schedule a pickup time when you register. 

Ages 0-3 with caregiver

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Caterpillar Storytime and Take & Make Craft

Storytime is Wednesday May 12, 12:00 - 12:30 pm

Sign-ups begin on April 26, pick-ups begin May 5.
Join Miss Jillian from the McAuliffe Branch and Miss Jennette from Let's Go to Kindergarten for this special Take and Make Craft and Storytime! Together we'll make a fun caterpillar craft after storytime on Zoom. Ages 3-6. All materials (except glue and markers) are provided in a kit available for curbside pickup. Supplies are limited.  Please register at: For more information on the Early Childhood Alliance in Framingham please visit:

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Stretch and Relax

Join this class to maintain body flexibility, improve balance and reduce stress.

If you have NEVER attended this class, please register at this link: If you HAVE attended any of our online exercise classes in the past, we already have your information, and you do not need to register again. 

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Yoga y Meditación con Nissa (en español)

Únase a la biblioteca pública de Framingham y a Nissa Diantina durante una hora de yoga y meditación. Los asistentes aprenderán a calentar y estirar el cuerpo de una forma divertida y funcional. Nissa lo guiará a través de las técnicas de respiración y cómo aplicarlas en la práctica y en la vida cotidiana. Aprenderá asanas (posturas) básicas de yoga, flujo básico de vinyasa y meditación.

Para registrarse y recibir un enlace de zoom visite Esta clase es en español.

Nissa tiene experiencia en teatro y enseña idiomas. Le encanta desafiar su movimiento con ‘vinyasa flow’, ‘hot vinyasa’, movimiento animal y danza tribal. Como profesora de yoga certificada de 200 horas, espera ofrecer un compromiso divertido, funcional y completo de cuerpo y mente a todos los yoguis y yoguinis que encuentren interés en explorar estos conceptos.

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Author Talk: Across the Tracks:Remembering Greenwood, Black Wall Street, and the Tulsa Race Massacre

Author Alverne Ball and illustrator Stacey Robinson discuss their new graphic novel, the story of the rise, destruction, and rebirth of "Black Wall Street" in Greenwood, Oklahoma. 

About the Author and Illustrator

Graphic artist and illustrator Stacey Robinson is an Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. As one half of the collaborative team “Black Kirby” with artist John Jennings, Stacey creates graphic novels, gallery exhibitions, lectures, and workshops that use world-building strategies to imagine new worlds inspired by Design, Hip-Hop, the Arts and Sciences, and diasporic African belief systems.

Alverne Ball received his B.A. and M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Columbia College, Chicago. His stories have been everywhere from a hit South African TV series, "Uzalo," to comics, graphic novels, and storylines for companies as Di Bona Ventura Productions, Paramount Pictures, McGraw-Hill, Lions Forge comics, and more.

Check out or place a hold on a copy of the book from the library HERE

We are also excited to announce a partnership with Barnes & Noble for our author talks! If you would like to purchase a signed copy of the book discussed by our author, please call the Framingham Barnes & Noble store between May 3-8 and receive 20% off your purchase of Across the Tracks and free shipping to your doorstep.

Register at by 5pm on May 5.

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Online Baby Lapsit with Karen

Come sing and play with words, rhyme, and puppets at Baby Lapsit. Break up your shelter in place time or take a break from your work from home time with some fun time with your little one, catch a glimpse
of your friends on the gallery screen, and keep adding to your child’s 1000 books before Kindergarten (retroactive sign up when we reopen)!

Email us at to receive an invitation to join us on Zoom.

Ages 0-2 and their caregivers, all welcome.