Events Calendar / September 2018

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Journal Writers Group: SPECIAL 12 WEEK SESSION: The Artist’s Way

Join us for an amazing twelve weeks as we discuss Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way. This international bestseller has inspired millions to overcome the limiting beliefs and fears that inhibit the creative process. In it, Julia Cameron takes readers on an amazing twelve week journey to discover the inextricable link between their spiritual and creative selves.


This groundbreaking program includes:
• An Introduction to two of Cameron’s most vital tools for creative recovery – “The Morning Pages and The Artist Date”
• Hundreds of highly effective exercises and activities
• Guidance on starting a “Creative Cluster” of fellow artists who will support you in your creative endeavors
 

Program runs every Tuesday from January 8 - March 26.

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Drop-in Knitting

Unwind with your knitting and your crocheting at the library!  Share tips, conversation, and a love of making. Drop in for a little while or for the whole time. Instruction is provided if needed. Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started. 

Meets every Wednesday and the second and fourth Saturday of the month. 

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Stories for Scooters at Main Library

Join us every Wednesday for stories, songs, and puppets at our weekly storytime! Parents and child can both enjoy a variety of picture books, classic nursery rhymes and meeting new people!

Ages 0-3 years old. 

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A Tomato Showcase

Show off your best tomatoes at this celebratory tasting event. Whether you have grown them from seed or a purchased plant, bring some to display and share. Make sure to label each variety. We will review how to save tomato seeds and share best growing tips. If you have a favorite tomato based recipe, bring a copy along with you.

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Weekly Storytime at Main Library

Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate stories, school readiness activities, and a thematic craft.

For Ages 3-5.

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Draw Yourself All Grown Up

What will you be when you grow up? Come into the library and draw a self-portrait of you all grown up! Portraits will be on display at the Main Library Lobby the last two weeks in September! 

All ages are welcome!

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Adult Coloring Night

Join us for an evening of coloring, calming tea, and music. Whether you love to color for fun or enjoy filling in all the details, coloring is relaxing and therapeutic! We will provide colored pencils and coloring pages for all levels. You are welcome to bring your own materials. No registration is required.

Meets first and third Thursdays of the month.

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Choro Das 3

Consisting of three sisters and their father, Choro das 3 is a Brazilian instrumental group that is reviving the traditional “Choro” music that has resonance with New Orleans jazz/ragtime as well as bluegrass music in the US.

This event is part of the 23rd Annual Brazilian Independence Day Festival in Boston taking place at various locations from September 6-9. View more information about the Festival in English or information about the Festival in Portuguese.

In collaboration with the Brazilian Women’s Group.

Brown Bag Learning Series: It Takes a Community to Care for Alzheimer’s thumbnail Photo

Brown Bag Learning Series: It Takes a Community to Care for Alzheimer’s

Presented by Deborah Lynn Strafuss

Become informed and empowered to interact positively with friends, family and customers with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Deborah will share excerpts from her book, On Angels’ Wings, A Journey Through Alzheimer’s with My Mother, as she de-mystifies Alzheimer’s and memory diseases for those attending. Interactive conversation, poetry and informational resources will complement an open discussion. Come and learn about Alzheimer’s and how you, as part of your community, can welcome and support those living with it. 

About Deborah Lynn (Strafuss)

Deborah is as a poet and author, an Alzheimer’s Advocate and Ambassador for the MA/NH Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association and volunteers as an Alzheimer’s support group facilitator at the Callahan Senior Center. A member of the Metro West Alzheimer’s partnership for the past 6 years, she loves to share her story to raise awareness, educate the public and help those struggling to cope with caregiving. Deborah learned Reiki to support her mother through the later stages of AD, is a Certified Dementia Trained Practitioner through the NCCDP, and a certified Reiki Master and Teacher with her own practice at the Gentle Place Wellness Center in Framingham.

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Drop-in Knitting

Unwind with your knitting and your crocheting at the library!  Share tips, conversation, and a love of making. Drop in for a little while or for the whole time. Instruction is provided if needed. Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started. 

Meets every Wednesday and the second and fourth Saturday of the month. 

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Drop-In Baby Lapsit at the Main Library

Come sing and play with words, rhymes, and puppets at Baby Lapsit! Parents can network while babies can pick up phonological awareness, one of six foundations of future reading success.

No registration required. For children ages 0-2 years old.

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End of Summer Rock Band/Ice Cream Party

Summer’s over, and the school year has started up again, but there’s still time for one last party! We’ll play Rock Band, eat a bunch of ice cream, and draw all of the raffle prize winners for the Summer Reading Program.

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Keva Plank Building at Main Library

Explore your artistic nature, problem solve and engage in play with the deceptively simple KEVA planks. Come amaze us with your creations!

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School’s Out Movie: Love Simon @ Main Library

No school today, so we’re showing Love, Simon, based on Becky Albertalli’s great book, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda. We’re showing the movie at both libraries, so come to whichever is closest to you.

Journal Writers Group: SPECIAL 12 WEEK SESSION: The Artist’s Way thumbnail Photo

Journal Writers Group: SPECIAL 12 WEEK SESSION: The Artist’s Way

Join us for an amazing twelve weeks as we discuss Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way. This international bestseller has inspired millions to overcome the limiting beliefs and fears that inhibit the creative process. In it, Julia Cameron takes readers on an amazing twelve week journey to discover the inextricable link between their spiritual and creative selves.


This groundbreaking program includes:
• An Introduction to two of Cameron’s most vital tools for creative recovery – “The Morning Pages and The Artist Date”
• Hundreds of highly effective exercises and activities
• Guidance on starting a “Creative Cluster” of fellow artists who will support you in your creative endeavors
 

Program runs every Tuesday from January 8 - March 26.

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Framingham Chautauqua

Guest Speaker: Anita C. Danker, Ed.D.

Based primarily on artifacts and printed material housed in the Framingham Public Library and the Framingham History Center, this interactive lecture tells the story of the New England Chautauqua Assembly at Mount Wayte. Largely forgotten today, the Chautauqua provided unique learning vacations for individuals of all ages and convened from 1880-1918.

In collaboration with the Framingham Historical Society.

Poetry Workshop with Alan Feldman and Bernard Horn

June 4: Led by Alan Feldman, Professor Emeritus at Framingham State University, in Trustees Room

June 18: Led by Bernard Horn, in Trustees Room

June 25: Led by Bernard Horn, in Children's Program Room

This drop-in class welcomes serious poets of all ages and levels of experience who would like to participate for one or more sessions. Each session begins with a discussion of a topic in poetry leading to a brief in-class assignment. Poets who wish to have their work discussed need to provide copies to distribute during the session.

Drop-in Knitting thumbnail Photo

Drop-in Knitting

Unwind with your knitting and your crocheting at the library!  Share tips, conversation, and a love of making. Drop in for a little while or for the whole time. Instruction is provided if needed. Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started. 

Meets every Wednesday and the second and fourth Saturday of the month. 

Stories for Scooters at Main Library thumbnail Photo

Stories for Scooters at Main Library

Join us every Wednesday for stories, songs, and puppets at our weekly storytime! Parents and child can both enjoy a variety of picture books, classic nursery rhymes and meeting new people!

Ages 0-3 years old. 

Origami Workshop Series thumbnail Photo

Origami Workshop Series

Join us for another exciting workshop series with Origami expert Lucas Gustafson! Lucas is a high schooler who started folding at the age of 6 and is a longtime member of the Origami Club at MIT. With his help, participants will learn how to fold animals and geometric shapes!

For ages 7+.

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Framingham Community Song Circle

Everyone can sing!

Learn a song, teach a song, sing along! Come share your traditional folk songs.

Play an instrument? Join the Song Circle band! Email Amy at akaufman@minlib.net for more information.

This program is for all ages, so bring the kids! Refreshments.

Wednesday evening, Sept 12 at 7PM – McAuliffe Branch Library, Community Room

Saturday afternoon, Sept 29 at 3:00 – Main Library, Costin Room

 

Todos pueden cantar!

Aprende una canción, comparte una canción, canta con nosotros!  Ven y enséñanos tus canciones folclóricas. 

Tocas un instrumento? Únete al Song Circle Band! Envía un correo a Amy a akaufman@minlib.net para más información.

Este es un programa para todas las edades, trae a los niños.  Habrá refrigerio!

Miércoles 12 de septiembre.  7:00 pm – McAuliffe Branch Library, Community Room.

Sábado 29 de septiembre 3:00 pm Main Library, Costin Room.

Sci-Fi Book Group: Red Rising, by Pierce Brown thumbnail Photo

Sci-Fi Book Group: Red Rising, by Pierce Brown

As a member of the Reds, the lowest caste miners of Mars, Darrow looks forward to the day when the surface is inhabitable by all. When Darrow discovers the truth of Martian society -- that the Golds already live on the lush surface and intend to enslave the Reds forever in the mines -- he undergoes extreme plastic surgery to infiltrate the Golds and overthrow them from within.

Led by Marcy Maiorana
 

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Weekly Storytime at Main Library

Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate stories, school readiness activities, and a thematic craft.

For Ages 3-5.

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Draw Yourself All Grown Up

What will you be when you grow up? Come into the library and draw a self-portrait of you all grown up! Portraits will be on display at the Main Library Lobby the last two weeks in September! 

All ages are welcome!

Lifelong Learning Lectures: Requiem for a Nation: Leonard Bernstein’s Mass thumbnail Photo

Lifelong Learning Lectures: Requiem for a Nation: Leonard Bernstein’s Mass

Guest Speaker: Dr. Georgia Luikens, Lecturer, Brandeis University

This free lecture series is a partnership of Framingham State University (FSU) and Framingham Public Library. The series is sponsored by a grant from The Joseph L. and Ray L. Freund Foundation, courtesy of Elizabeth F. Fideler. 

 

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Drop-In Baby Lapsit at the Main Library

Come sing and play with words, rhymes, and puppets at Baby Lapsit! Parents can network while babies can pick up phonological awareness, one of six foundations of future reading success.

No registration required. For children ages 0-2 years old.

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Friends Book Sale

9:30am-3:00pm: Open to Friends Members
10:00am-3:00pm: Open to the Public


Most Books $1.00 or less, Children’s $.50 or less, single DVDs $3.00.

We have been restocking all summer for our Big September Sale!!

This month’s special will be DIY/Home Improvement—Buy One book for $1.00, Get One Free in the BOGO bookcase in the book room. In our Lobby we are featuring Craft Books, including a good selection of knitting books at $2.00 each. Come and see our new Vintage Books and Collections section.

Book donations are needed and gratefully accepted during the sale or at the Library during the week.

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Book Buddy: Read to Dogs at McAuliffe

Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to our Book Buddy. Certified Reading/Therapy Dog, Chewie and our newest pal Rocky, listen as children read aloud from a book of their choice.

Registration required. Call 508-532-5636 x5 or drop by sign up for a 15 minute slot.

All ages.

Mindfulness Book Group: Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion, by Sam Harris thumbnail Photo

Mindfulness Book Group: Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion, by Sam Harris

Explore the nature of consciousness, the illusion of ego, the truths of many sages in history, and the value of meditation in achieving clarity.  The author shares his understanding of "waking up" to living lives that fulfill our human potential. Join us for a book discussion followed by a short meditation.

Led by Harriet Weiner.
 

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Open LEGO at Main Library

Drop in and make something creative with our supplied LEGOs. Look through our LEGO idea books to make something super exciting or design your own structure! Leave your name with the creation, and we’ll display it on top of our shelves for a month! LEGO makers can participate in our LEGO contest! Enter your creation for a chance to win a prize!

For Grades K+. No registration required.

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Book Buddy: Read to Dogs at Main Library

Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to one of our furry friends! Book Buddy Certified Reading/Therapy Dogs Lilah, Montana, and Eloise listen as children read aloud from a book of their choice.

Registration required. Call 508-532-5570, press 4, or drop by to sign up for a 15 minute slot.

Author Talk: Sylvia Gutmann’s A Life Rebuilt: The Remarkable Transformation of a War Orphan thumbnail Photo

Author Talk: Sylvia Gutmann’s A Life Rebuilt: The Remarkable Transformation of a War Orphan

Sylvia Ruth Gutmann, who last saw her parents at age 3 when they were sent to Auschwitz, joins us to discuss her life and her poignant recent memoir. Coming to terms with her traumatic youth, she pieced together her history, and was able to emerge from the shadows and heal. Don’t miss the chance to hear this remarkable and captivating woman. Book signing to follow.

Monday Matinee: Won’t You Be My Neighbor? thumbnail Photo

Monday Matinee: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

This emotional and moving film about America’s favorite neighbor, Mr. Rogers, takes us beyond the zip-up cardigans and the land of make-believe, and into the heart of a creative genius who inspired generations of children with compassion and limitless imagination.

(2018) 94 min. Rated PG-13
 

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Community Puzzle Swap

What to do with jigsaw puzzles you’ve completed? Swap them! Bring your puzzles to exchange with others. No puzzle to swap? Come anyway; we always have extras for you to try. Primarily 500+ pieces, but all ages and levels welcome.

Journal Writers Group: SPECIAL 12 WEEK SESSION: The Artist’s Way thumbnail Photo

Journal Writers Group: SPECIAL 12 WEEK SESSION: The Artist’s Way

Join us for an amazing twelve weeks as we discuss Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way. This international bestseller has inspired millions to overcome the limiting beliefs and fears that inhibit the creative process. In it, Julia Cameron takes readers on an amazing twelve week journey to discover the inextricable link between their spiritual and creative selves.


This groundbreaking program includes:
• An Introduction to two of Cameron’s most vital tools for creative recovery – “The Morning Pages and The Artist Date”
• Hundreds of highly effective exercises and activities
• Guidance on starting a “Creative Cluster” of fellow artists who will support you in your creative endeavors
 

Program runs every Tuesday from January 8 - March 26.

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Preparing for U.S. Citizenship Workshop

If you are thinking of applying for U.S. citizenship, attend one of our monthly information sessions. Topics include:

  • Review of eligibility to apply for citizenship
  • Documents needed to complete the N-400 application
  • Meaning of terms/words used in the N-400 application
  • How to file your application

Drop-in, no registration required.

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Drop-in Knitting

Unwind with your knitting and your crocheting at the library!  Share tips, conversation, and a love of making. Drop in for a little while or for the whole time. Instruction is provided if needed. Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started. 

Meets every Wednesday and the second and fourth Saturday of the month. 

Stories for Scooters at Main Library thumbnail Photo

Stories for Scooters at Main Library

Join us every Wednesday for stories, songs, and puppets at our weekly storytime! Parents and child can both enjoy a variety of picture books, classic nursery rhymes and meeting new people!

Ages 0-3 years old. 

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Makers’ Pop-Up Workshop

Test your engineering skills this month as we build bridges out of newspaper! Materials will be provided. No registration required.

For Grades K+.

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TECTalks: Google Apps

Learn about Google’s free applications all bundled under your Google account: Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides and more!

McAuliffe Book Group: The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry thumbnail Photo

McAuliffe Book Group: The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry

Please join us to discuss The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry, winner of last year’s British Book Awards for Book of the Year. In the novel, set in late 19th century England, rumors spread that a mythical creature known as the Essex Serpent has made its return after 300 years. Will Essex residents shake off the tale as superstitious, or investigate further? 

Led by Jennifer Tuxford.

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Weekly Storytime at Main Library

Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate stories, school readiness activities, and a thematic craft.

For Ages 3-5.

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Adult Coloring Night

Join us for an evening of coloring, calming tea, and music. Whether you love to color for fun or enjoy filling in all the details, coloring is relaxing and therapeutic! We will provide colored pencils and coloring pages for all levels. You are welcome to bring your own materials. No registration is required.

Meets first and third Thursdays of the month.

Lifelong Learning Lecture Series: Rossini’s Cinderella & Humperdinck’s Hansel & Gretel thumbnail Photo

Lifelong Learning Lecture Series: Rossini’s Cinderella & Humperdinck’s Hansel & Gretel

Guest Speaker: Dr. Charles Beck, Professor Emeritus, FSU

This free lecture series is a partnership of Framingham State University (FSU) and Framingham Public Library. The series is sponsored by a grant from The Joseph L. and Ray L. Freund Foundation, courtesy of Elizabeth F. Fideler. 


 

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Friday Night Movie: A Quiet Place

In this box office smash science fiction horror thriller, a family living in a post apocalyptic world is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing. Starring Emily Blunt.

(2018) 90min. PG-13

Lexington Street doors open at 6:30pm.

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Drop-in Knitting

Unwind with your knitting and your crocheting at the library!  Share tips, conversation, and a love of making. Drop in for a little while or for the whole time. Instruction is provided if needed. Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started. 

Meets every Wednesday and the second and fourth Saturday of the month. 

Book Buddy: Read to Dogs at McAuliffe thumbnail Photo

Book Buddy: Read to Dogs at McAuliffe

Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to our Book Buddy. Certified Reading/Therapy Dog, Chewie and our newest pal Rocky, listen as children read aloud from a book of their choice.

Registration required. Call 508-532-5636 x5 or drop by sign up for a 15 minute slot.

All ages.

Drop-In Baby Lapsit at the Main Library thumbnail Photo

Drop-In Baby Lapsit at the Main Library

Come sing and play with words, rhymes, and puppets at Baby Lapsit! Parents can network while babies can pick up phonological awareness, one of six foundations of future reading success.

No registration required. For children ages 0-2 years old.

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American Girl Fun at McAuliffe Library

Come in and join us for an afternoon of fun with American Girl Dolls! Share your favorite stories, play with our dolls and accessories, and make a craft!

Registration is required. Please register by call the McAullife Children's Room at 508-532-5636 x5, or drop in and sign up today!

Book Buddy: Read to Dogs at Main Library thumbnail Photo

Book Buddy: Read to Dogs at Main Library

Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to one of our furry friends! Book Buddy Certified Reading/Therapy Dogs Lilah, Montana, and Eloise listen as children read aloud from a book of their choice.

Registration required. Call 508-532-5570, press 4, or drop by to sign up for a 15 minute slot.

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Sunday Concert Series: Roman Rudnytsky

Pianist Roman Rudnytsky will perform music by Bach, Schumann and de Falla.

The series is sponsored in part by Metro Credit Union, Roche Brothers Markets, Brookdale Senior Living Solutions and Friends of the Framingham Library.

Journal Writers Group: SPECIAL 12 WEEK SESSION: The Artist’s Way thumbnail Photo

Journal Writers Group: SPECIAL 12 WEEK SESSION: The Artist’s Way

Join us for an amazing twelve weeks as we discuss Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way. This international bestseller has inspired millions to overcome the limiting beliefs and fears that inhibit the creative process. In it, Julia Cameron takes readers on an amazing twelve week journey to discover the inextricable link between their spiritual and creative selves.


This groundbreaking program includes:
• An Introduction to two of Cameron’s most vital tools for creative recovery – “The Morning Pages and The Artist Date”
• Hundreds of highly effective exercises and activities
• Guidance on starting a “Creative Cluster” of fellow artists who will support you in your creative endeavors
 

Program runs every Tuesday from January 8 - March 26.

Hearing Bernstein: Discovering the Special Sound of West Side Story thumbnail Photo

Hearing Bernstein: Discovering the Special Sound of West Side Story

Art Finstein will be discussing some of the musical craft of West Side Story to illustrate Bernstein’s compositional genius, and he will talk about what makes the show exceptional after 60 years.

Art Finstein holds two degrees in Music from Brandeis University and is a retired Massachusetts Music Educator. He’s music-directed almost 200 productions.

Poetry Workshop with Alan Feldman and Bernard Horn

June 4: Led by Alan Feldman, Professor Emeritus at Framingham State University, in Trustees Room

June 18: Led by Bernard Horn, in Trustees Room

June 25: Led by Bernard Horn, in Children's Program Room

This drop-in class welcomes serious poets of all ages and levels of experience who would like to participate for one or more sessions. Each session begins with a discussion of a topic in poetry leading to a brief in-class assignment. Poets who wish to have their work discussed need to provide copies to distribute during the session.

Drop-in Knitting thumbnail Photo

Drop-in Knitting

Unwind with your knitting and your crocheting at the library!  Share tips, conversation, and a love of making. Drop in for a little while or for the whole time. Instruction is provided if needed. Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started. 

Meets every Wednesday and the second and fourth Saturday of the month. 

Stories for Scooters at Main Library thumbnail Photo

Stories for Scooters at Main Library

Join us every Wednesday for stories, songs, and puppets at our weekly storytime! Parents and child can both enjoy a variety of picture books, classic nursery rhymes and meeting new people!

Ages 0-3 years old. 

Origami Workshop Series thumbnail Photo

Origami Workshop Series

Join us for another exciting workshop series with Origami expert Lucas Gustafson! Lucas is a high schooler who started folding at the age of 6 and is a longtime member of the Origami Club at MIT. With his help, participants will learn how to fold animals and geometric shapes!

For ages 7+.

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Wednesday Night Movie: Ocean’s 8

Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City’s yearly Met Gala. All star cast includes: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, and Anne Hathaway.

(2018) 130min. PG-13
 

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Weekly Storytime at Main Library

Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate stories, school readiness activities, and a thematic craft.

For Ages 3-5.

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Drop-In Baby Lapsit at the Main Library

Come sing and play with words, rhymes, and puppets at Baby Lapsit! Parents can network while babies can pick up phonological awareness, one of six foundations of future reading success.

No registration required. For children ages 0-2 years old.

An Evening with Psychic Medium Diane Lewis: A Benefit for the Friends of the Framingham Library thumbnail Photo

An Evening with Psychic Medium Diane Lewis: A Benefit for the Friends of the Framingham Library

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!

Participate in a unique and spiritual evening to benefit the Friends of the Framingham Library!

Get your tickets now to see Psychic Medium Diane Lewis—considered one of the best in her field. “An extremely gifted psychic medium, Diane’s true talent lies in her ability to help people.”

Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. All sales are final. Please call 508-875-1918 or email Marsha Farmelant at mfarmelant@aol.com to purchase tickets.

Visit this link for more information on Diane.

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PBS’s POV Movie Series: Shalom Italia

Three Italian Jewish brothers set off on a journey through Tuscany, in search of a cave where they hid as children to escape the Nazis. Their quest, full of humor, food and Tuscan landscapes, straddles the boundary between history and myth—a profound, funny, and endearing exploration.

 Doors open at 6:30pm.

Book Buddy: Read to Dogs at McAuliffe thumbnail Photo

Book Buddy: Read to Dogs at McAuliffe

Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to our Book Buddy. Certified Reading/Therapy Dog, Chewie and our newest pal Rocky, listen as children read aloud from a book of their choice.

Registration required. Call 508-532-5636 x5 or drop by sign up for a 15 minute slot.

All ages.

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FSU Cooks at the Framingham Public Library

Join the inaugural "FSU Cooks: Learn.Cook.Eat" event. Framingham State University Alum Sangeeta Pradhan, RD will present the latest research connecting a healthy diet and cognitive function. Learn about specific foods to help improve memory and encourage brain health as you age. Then register for a FSU Cooks’ Culinary Nutrition Workshop, to learn how to prepare these ‘brainy’ foods.

In collaboration with Framingham State University.

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AniManga Club

AniManga club is for everyone who enjoys all things Anime and Manga. Summer’s over, so this month we’ll be back to watching an assortment of your favorite anime TV shows, and eating some delicious Japanese snacks.

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Book Bingo at McAuliffe

Prizes, laughs, and best of all — books! Join us to win some bookish treats, and pick up some fun books to alternate with your school assignments!

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Book Buddy: Read to Dogs at Main Library

Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to one of our furry friends! Book Buddy Certified Reading/Therapy Dogs Lilah, Montana, and Eloise listen as children read aloud from a book of their choice.

Registration required. Call 508-532-5570, press 4, or drop by to sign up for a 15 minute slot.

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Framingham Community Song Circle

Everyone can sing!

Learn a song, teach a song, sing along! Come share your traditional folk songs.

Play an instrument? Join the Song Circle band! Email Amy at akaufman@minlib.net for more information.

This program is for all ages, so bring the kids! Refreshments.

Wednesday evening, Sept 12 at 7PM – McAuliffe Branch Library, Community Room

Saturday afternoon, Sept 29 at 3:00 – Main Library, Costin Room

 

Todos pueden cantar!

Aprende una canción, comparte una canción, canta con nosotros!  Ven y enséñanos tus canciones folclóricas. 

Tocas un instrumento? Únete al Song Circle Band! Envía un correo a Amy a akaufman@minlib.net para más información.

Este es un programa para todas las edades, trae a los niños.  Habrá refrigerio!

Miércoles 12 de septiembre.  7:00 pm – McAuliffe Branch Library, Community Room.

Sábado 29 de septiembre 3:00 pm Main Library, Costin Room.