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   Friday, January 20, 2017
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Playgroup
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
all ages Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library.


4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
French on Fridays
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
grades k-2 Listen to a story in French and do an activity related to the story while conversing in French.


   Saturday, January 21, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Coding with Minecraft
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 8 and up Calling all crafters! Learn how to summon lightning bolts with a bow and arrow or build giant rainbows in the Minecraft world with code! Spawn farm animals or monsters instantly and have fun "modding" your world! (This workshop introduces coding concepts by showing students how to build or change the game using the Javascript programming language). The set-up is easy for beginners, challenging for experienced gamers and fun for everyone! Sign up at the Children's Desk. Class limited to 16.


2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Movie Matinee
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
all ages Bring a blanket and some pillows and join us for a movie at the library. We plan on showing Disney's Frozen (PG) 108 minutes long. We will provide hot chocolate!


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
IN CONCERT: THE COPLEY CATS
Event Location: Main floor of library
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
One of Boston premiere a cappella groups and a contestant on PBS' "Sing That Thing." Refreshments available for purchase. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Holliston Cultural Council, a local agency, which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.


   Monday, January 23, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
NEEDLEFELTING
Event Location:
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Needle felting uses a sharp needle to turn wool into 3-D objects. All materials are included. There is a $5 fee for materials payable the night of the program. Funded by the Friends. THIS PROGRAM IS FULL. WAITING LIST ONLY.


   Tuesday, January 24, 2017
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool time at the Library
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
February 28th - May 9th Weekly learning activities, games,and stories for 4 and 5 year olds scheduled to enter kindergarten fall 2017. Parents/caretakers remain in the Children's Room while children participate on their own in the Gilman Room. Space is limited. Sign up at the Children's Desk


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tinker Time
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 4 and up Test, tinker and play with amazing tech toys like Snap Circuit Jr, Makey Makey, GoldieBlox and Hexbugs.


   Wednesday, January 25, 2017
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 1.5-5 Sing songs and listen to stories with Ms. Tracy!


   Thursday, January 26, 2017
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Budding Bookworms
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
grades 4 and up Discuss the book of the month and engage in activities related to that book.


7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FOREIGN FILM NIGHT
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
A different foreign language film each month. We provide beverages. Free and open to all. Films are about 90 minutes long.


   Friday, January 27, 2017
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Playgroup
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
all ages Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library.


   Monday, January 30, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Discover Indian Cooking
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Sandhya Jain will teach us how to make 3 dishes from this wonderful cuisine that can be adapted for vegetarians and meat eaters and adjusted for the right amount of spice for you. Tasting and recipes included. THIS PROGRAM IS FULL. WAITING LIST ONLY.


   Tuesday, January 31, 2017
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool time at the Library
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
February 28th - May 9th Weekly learning activities, games,and stories for 4 and 5 year olds scheduled to enter kindergarten fall 2017. Parents/caretakers remain in the Children's Room while children participate on their own in the Gilman Room. Space is limited. Sign up at the Children's Desk


   Wednesday, February 1, 2017
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 1.5-5 Sing songs and listen to stories with Ms. Tracy!


   Thursday, February 2, 2017
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Baby Kneads Signing
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 2 months to pre-verbal Learn how to reduce frustration and help give your baby the ability to communicate before he/she can speak. Come and review research and benefits, learn and practice several signs, and learn how to teach American Sign Language to your baby. Sign up at the Children's Desk for any or all of the dates


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 5 and up Build a creation out of your imagination with Legos supplied by us. Your creation stays on display at the library until the next club meeting


   Friday, February 3, 2017
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Playgroup
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
all ages Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library.


   Tuesday, February 7, 2017
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool time at the Library
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
February 28th - May 9th Weekly learning activities, games,and stories for 4 and 5 year olds scheduled to enter kindergarten fall 2017. Parents/caretakers remain in the Children's Room while children participate on their own in the Gilman Room. Space is limited. Sign up at the Children's Desk


   Wednesday, February 8, 2017
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 1.5-5 Sing songs and listen to stories with Ms. Tracy!


   Thursday, February 9, 2017
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Baby Kneads Signing
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 2 months to pre-verbal Learn how to reduce frustration and help give your baby the ability to communicate before he/she can speak. Come and review research and benefits, learn and practice several signs, and learn how to teach American Sign Language to your baby. Sign up at the Children's Desk for any or all of the dates


4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Wild Book Bunch
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
grades 2 and 3 Discuss the book of the month and engage in activities relating to the book. Sign up at the Children's Desk


   Friday, February 10, 2017
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Playgroup
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
all ages Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library.


   Tuesday, February 14, 2017
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool time at the Library
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
February 28th - May 9th Weekly learning activities, games,and stories for 4 and 5 year olds scheduled to enter kindergarten fall 2017. Parents/caretakers remain in the Children's Room while children participate on their own in the Gilman Room. Space is limited. Sign up at the Children's Desk


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KNITTING CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Beginner to expert welcome. Work on your latest project, share tips and patterns, ask for help with problems and get advice. Come as often as you like. Free and open to all.


   Wednesday, February 15, 2017
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 1.5-5 Sing songs and listen to stories with Ms. Tracy!


   Thursday, February 16, 2017
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Baby Kneads Signing
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 2 months to pre-verbal Learn how to reduce frustration and help give your baby the ability to communicate before he/she can speak. Come and review research and benefits, learn and practice several signs, and learn how to teach American Sign Language to your baby. Sign up at the Children's Desk for any or all of the dates


4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Budding Bookworms
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
grades 4 and up Discuss the book of the month and engage in activities related to that book.


   Friday, February 17, 2017
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Playgroup
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
all ages Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library.


4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
French on Fridays
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
grades k-2 Listen to a story in French and do an activity related to the story while conversing in French.


   Tuesday, February 21, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 5 and up Build a creation out of your imagination with Legos supplied by us. Your creation stays on display at the library until the next club meeting


   Thursday, February 23, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FOREIGN FILM NIGHT
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
A different foreign language film each month. We provide beverages. Free and open to all. Films are about 90 minutes long.


   Friday, February 24, 2017
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Playgroup
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
all ages Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library.


   Tuesday, February 28, 2017
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool time at the Library
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
February 28th - May 9th Weekly learning activities, games,and stories for 4 and 5 year olds scheduled to enter kindergarten fall 2017. Parents/caretakers remain in the Children's Room while children participate on their own in the Gilman Room. Space is limited. Sign up at the Children's Desk


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tinker Time
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 4 and up Test, tinker and play with amazing tech toys like Snap Circuit Jr, Makey Makey, GoldieBlox and Hexbugs.


   Wednesday, March 1, 2017
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 1.5-5 Sing songs and listen to stories with Ms. Tracy!


   Thursday, March 2, 2017
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Baby Kneads Signing
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 2 months to pre-verbal Learn how to reduce frustration and help give your baby the ability to communicate before he/she can speak. Come and review research and benefits, learn and practice several signs, and learn how to teach American Sign Language to your baby. Sign up at the Children's Desk for any or all of the dates


   Friday, March 3, 2017
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Playgroup
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
all ages Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library.


   Tuesday, March 7, 2017
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool time at the Library
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
February 28th - May 9th Weekly learning activities, games,and stories for 4 and 5 year olds scheduled to enter kindergarten fall 2017. Parents/caretakers remain in the Children's Room while children participate on their own in the Gilman Room. Space is limited. Sign up at the Children's Desk


   Wednesday, March 8, 2017
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 1.5-5 Sing songs and listen to stories with Ms. Tracy!


   Thursday, March 9, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 5 and up Build a creation out of your imagination with Legos supplied by us. Your creation stays on display at the library until the next club meeting


   Friday, March 10, 2017
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Playgroup
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
all ages Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library.


   Monday, March 13, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
MEET THE AUTHOR: ANNA SOLOMONE
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Anna is the author of Leaving Lucy Pear. She will speak to us by Skype about writing her first novel set in 1917 Cape Ann, Mass. Discussion to follow. Copies of books available in February to read.


   Tuesday, March 14, 2017
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool time at the Library
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
February 28th - May 9th Weekly learning activities, games,and stories for 4 and 5 year olds scheduled to enter kindergarten fall 2017. Parents/caretakers remain in the Children's Room while children participate on their own in the Gilman Room. Space is limited. Sign up at the Children's Desk


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KNITTING CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Beginner to expert welcome. Work on your latest project, share tips and patterns, ask for help with problems and get advice. Come as often as you like. Free and open to all.


   Wednesday, March 15, 2017
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 1.5-5 Sing songs and listen to stories with Ms. Tracy!


   Friday, March 17, 2017
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Playgroup
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
all ages Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library.


   Tuesday, March 21, 2017
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool time at the Library
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
February 28th - May 9th Weekly learning activities, games,and stories for 4 and 5 year olds scheduled to enter kindergarten fall 2017. Parents/caretakers remain in the Children's Room while children participate on their own in the Gilman Room. Space is limited. Sign up at the Children's Desk


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 5 and up Build a creation out of your imagination with Legos supplied by us. Your creation stays on display at the library until the next club meeting


   Wednesday, March 22, 2017
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 1.5-5 Sing songs and listen to stories with Ms. Tracy!


   Thursday, March 23, 2017
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Budding Bookworms
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
grades 4 and up Discuss the book of the month and engage in activities related to that book.


7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FOREIGN FILM NIGHT
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
A different foreign language film each month. We provide beverages. Free and open to all. Films are about 90 minutes long.


   Friday, March 24, 2017
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
French on Fridays
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
grades k-2 Listen to a story in French and do an activity related to the story while conversing in French.


   Tuesday, March 28, 2017
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool time at the Library
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
February 28th - May 9th Weekly learning activities, games,and stories for 4 and 5 year olds scheduled to enter kindergarten fall 2017. Parents/caretakers remain in the Children's Room while children participate on their own in the Gilman Room. Space is limited. Sign up at the Children's Desk


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tinker Time
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 4 and up Test, tinker and play with amazing tech toys like Snap Circuit Jr, Makey Makey, GoldieBlox and Hexbugs.


   Wednesday, March 29, 2017
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 1.5-5 Sing songs and listen to stories with Ms. Tracy!


   Friday, March 31, 2017
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Playgroup
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
all ages Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library.


   Tuesday, April 4, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
MEET THE AUTHOR: LIZ MOORE
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Liz is the author of The Unseen World set in Boston. She will speak to us via phone about her novel with discussion to follow. Copies of her book will be available to borrow in March. Free and open to all.


   Tuesday, April 11, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KNITTING CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Beginner to expert welcome. Work on your latest project, share tips and patterns, ask for help with problems and get advice. Come as often as you like. Free and open to all.


   Thursday, April 27, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FOREIGN FILM NIGHT
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
A different foreign language film each month. We provide beverages. Free and open to all. Films are about 90 minutes long.


   Tuesday, May 9, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KNITTING CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Beginner to expert welcome. Work on your latest project, share tips and patterns, ask for help with problems and get advice. Come as often as you like. Free and open to all.


   Thursday, May 25, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FOREIGN FILM NIGHT
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
A different foreign language film each month. We provide beverages. Free and open to all. Films are about 90 minutes long.


   Tuesday, June 13, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KNITTING CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Beginner to expert welcome. Work on your latest project, share tips and patterns, ask for help with problems and get advice. Come as often as you like. Free and open to all.


   Thursday, June 22, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FOREIGN FILM NIGHT
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
A different foreign language film each month. We provide beverages. Free and open to all. Films are about 90 minutes long.