Events Calendar / May 07, 2024

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Virtual Reality: Tales from Soda Island

Experience the wonders of immersive animation with Tales From Soda Island. These three short episodes will send you on an immersive journey through the complex musical ecosystem of Soda Island - discover strange creatures, ancient rituals, and cosmic symphonies working together in harmony. The Oculus headset is recommended for ages 10+. Please call the McAuliffe Branch at 508-532-5636 or sign up to reserve your time slot.

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Kids’ Chess Club

1st Tuesday of every Month, 5PM | MAIN, HOMEWORK CENTER

2nd Tuesday of every Month, 5PM | MCAULIFFE, COMMUNITY ROOM

This Chess Club is an informal group welcoming everyone from new players to junior chess masters! Chess boards are provided, but you can bring your own. Staff are available to help with questions, but will not be teaching chess. For Elementary and Middle School Students.

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Main Library Adult Book Club: Hester by Laurie Lico Albanese

Join the Main Library Adult Book Club online for our May book pick: Hester by Laurie Lico Albanese. Registration for the Zoom link at

"A vivid reimagining of the woman who inspired Hester Prynne, the tragic heroine of Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, and a journey into the enduring legacy of New England's witchcraft trials."

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Advanced Poetry Workshop

This class welcomes serious poets with experience who would like to participate for one or more sessions. We begin with a discussion of a topic in poetry. Poets may discuss their work.

If you are new to the group and would like to participate, register at by noon on the day of the workshop.