JEWELRY MAKING WORKSHOP with Theresa Monteith
Wed, Aug 14 at 2:30-4 or 6:30-8
Learn the history of jewelry and create your own bracelet and earrings to take home.
 Choose 2:30-4 PM or 6:30-8 PM.  Each class is limited to 12 participants and registration is required beginning July 24 at 10 am.  Call 508-429-0617 or email hollistonlibrary@yahoo.com (the time on the email must be after 10 am.)  This class will fill quickly.  All materials included and no previous experience is necessary.  THERE IS A $ 5 MATERIALS CHARGE DUE AT THE PROGRAM IN CASH OR CHECK.  Participants may attend one class.  Adults and teens (aged 16+) welcome.  Theresa teaches at the Worcester Art Museum. Sponsored by the Friends.
A TRIBUTE TO ROBIN WILLIAMS
Sat, July 27 at 6:30 pm
Impressionist Roger Kabler will visit the library with his Ultimate Robin Williams Experience on the main floor.
The 1993 animated version of Aladdin starring Robin as the genie will be shown in the meeting room on the lower level for kids at the same time.  Babysitting and refreshments will be provided.  Sponsored by the Friends. 
This program is a big thank you to all our loyal patrons who have supported us during our many months of building repairs. 
MOVIE MONDAYS: New Films
2nd Monday of each month at 12:30 pm

July 8: Apollo 11: July 20, 2019 is the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.  Todd Douglas Miller's documentary has never-before-seen footage and audio recordings to take you straight into the heart of NASA's most celebrated mission.
 
THE MORNING BOOK CLUB
First monday of each month at 11 am
Read the selected book and attend a discussion.  Add your own thoughts or sit and listen.  Attend as many sessions as you like.  The selected titles are available to borrow at no charge with a valid library card.  New members are always warmly welcomed.  Bring a friend. Refreshments are courtesy of the Friends of the Library.   Discussion leaders are Tammy Page and Leslie McDonnell.  Discussions last 1 hour.

Aug 5: The Masterpiece by Fiona Davis
Sep 9: The Library Book by Susan Orlean
Oct 7: The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
Nov 4: Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan
Dec 2: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
Jan 6, 2020: Educated by Tara Westover
Feb 3: One Book, One Holliston selection TBA
Mar 2: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
Apr 6: Invisible by Stephen L. Carter

KNITTING CLUB
Meets 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of each month from 6-8 pm
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. 
LIZZIE BORDEN: THE MYSTERY CONTINUES
Mon, Sept 23 at 7 pm at the Holliston Historical Society
Christopher Daley will tell us about the notorious "Who Done It?" which took place in Fall River in 1892.  This program will take place at the Holliston Historical Society at 547 Washington St.  No signup needed.  Free.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
HOW THE CLUB WORKS
Attend as many meetings as you like. Read the selected book and attend the discussion led by Mary Miley. Bring your ideas, questions and comments or simply listen. Multiple copies of the books are available for borrowing from the library about a month in advance or can be purchased on your own.  NEW MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS WARMLY WELCOME.
 
THE PLACE & TIME
Discussions take place in the Gilman Room on the lower level of the library at 752 Washington Street, Holliston one evening per month, 6:30-8 PM.
Membership in the book club is free and open to everyone. For more information, call the library at 508-429-0617 or email Mary at mary.miley@libertymutual.com.  Bring a friend!
THE BOOKS

Thurs, Jul 18: Pick your own book and share it with the group.
Tues, Aug 20: John Marshall by Richard Brookhiser
Thurs, Sept 19: Sacred Trash by Adina Hoffman
Tues, Oct 15: Pick your own book and share it with the group.
Thurs, Nov 21: TBD
Tues, Dec 17: TBD

MEET THE AUTHOR: JANE HEALEY
Mon, Sept 16 at 11 am via Skype
Jane is the author of Beantown Girls.  She will Skype with us
about her book with a discussion on our own afterwards.
Coffee included.  Copies of the book available to borrow.
 
ONE BOOK, ONE HOLLISTON
Our annual community reading program
One Book, One Holliston asks the question: "what if all of Holliston read the same book at the same time?"  It is a community-wide program to draw readers to important authors, books and themes and to help them share ideas and the love of reading.  One Book, One Holliston takes place each February with funding from the Friends of the Library and the TD Bank Affinity program.

THE 2019 SELECTION IS ABDI NOR IFTIN'S CALL ME AMERICAN, HIS MEMOIR OF HIS IMMIGRANT JOURNEY FROM WAR-TORN SOMALIA TO A PERMANENT HOME IN MAINE.  
 


WHAT WE'VE READ IN PREVIOUS YEARS:
2018: Glad Farm by Catherine Marenghi
2017: The Last Painting of Sara De Vos by Dominic Smith
2016: Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng; The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert; and Misery Islands by January Gill O'Neil
2015: The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
2014: The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans & Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
2013: Three Weeks in December by Audrey Schulman
2012: Widow's War by Sally Gunning
2010: Mudbound by Hillary Jordan
2009: The Latehomecomer by Kao Kalia Yang
2008: Dark Tide by Stephen Puleo
2007: March by Geraldine Brooks
2006: The Kiterunner by Khalid Hosseini