INTRODUCTION TO YOGA
Sat, Apr 6 from 11-12:30
Have you ever wanted to try yoga but weren't sure you'd like it? Here is your chance. Madhuri Waje will show us how to make yoga part of a stress-free life.  Free and open to all.  Meets in the conference room on the lower level.
PASTEL ARTIST GREG MAICHAK
Thurs, March 21 at 6:30 pm at Upper Town Hall
This class is full. 
In a hands-on workshop, Greg will show you how to recreate Monet's masterpiece "Sailboat at Le Petit-Gennevilliers" in pastel and take it home.  There is a $5 fee due in cash or check the night of the program to cover materials.   No previous art experience is needed.  THIS PROGRAM TAKES PLACE AT TOWN HALL, 703 WASHINGTON ST. 
Registration is required.  Call 508-429-0617 or email hollistonlibrary@yahoo.com.   
MOVIE MONDAYS: New Films
2nd Monday of each month at 12:30 pm

Apr 8: Green Book: Academy Award winner for Best Picture & Best Supporting Actor. A bouncer from the Bronx is hired to drive a world class black pianist through the Jim Crow South.  Rated PG-13    130 mins

May 13: The Favorite: Academy Award winner for Best Actress. This entertaining account of Queen Anne's reign combines comedy and drama in the scandal that rocked early18th century England.  Rated R   120 mins
 
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.

Apr 1: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
May 6: Girl in Disguise by Greer Mcallister
Jun 3: Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
Jul 1: The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce
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 Tues 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. 
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

Mar 19: Valley Forge by Bob Drury and Tom Clavin
Apr 18: Pick your own book and share it with the group.
May 21: The Spy and the Traitor by Ben MacIntyre
Jun 20: Last Hope Island by Lynne Olson
Jul 18: Pick your own book and share it with the group.
Aug 20: John Marshall by Richard Brookhiser
Sept 19: Sacred Trash by Adina Hoffman
Oct 15: Pick your own book and share it with the group.
Nov 21: TBD
Dec 17: TBD

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