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   Monday, March 30, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
YMCA PRESCHOOL
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Ages 0-8 and caregivers. The literacy based playgroup includes a feature book themed activity, sensory and manipulative play, gross motor activities, circle time with stories and songs, and a spot for babies to play and explore.


   Tuesday, March 31, 2020
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop In Playgroup
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Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library.


   Wednesday, April 1, 2020
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
TALES & TUNES FOR TOTS
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Storytime, songs and fun for ages 1.5-5. Everyone welcome.


   Thursday, April 2, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club
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Ages 5 and up


   Friday, April 3, 2020
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop In Playgroup
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Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library.


4:00 PM -
French On Friday
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Let's get together and speak French on Friday! We will read a story then learn a song. do a dance, make a craft or play a game.


   Saturday, April 4, 2020
10:30 AM -
MOVIE AND A CRAFT
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All ages Stop in to see the Lorax (Rated G, 25 minutes) followed by a craft.


   Monday, April 6, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MORNING BOOK CLUB
Event Location: conference room on lower level
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Read and discuss Invisible by Stephen L. Carter. Add your thoughts or just listen. Coffee included. New members welcomed at any time. Attend as many sessions as you like. Books are available to borrow in multiple formats about one month prior to discussion.


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
YMCA PRESCHOOL
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Ages 0-8 and caregivers. The literacy based playgroup includes a feature book themed activity, sensory and manipulative play, gross motor activities, circle time with stories and songs, and a spot for babies to play and explore.


   Tuesday, April 7, 2020
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop In Playgroup
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Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library.


4:00 PM -
BREAKER SPACE
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Ages 5 and up Ever wonder how things work? Come and safely take apart our electronics to find out! This is a drop in program.


   Wednesday, April 8, 2020
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
TALES & TUNES FOR TOTS
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Storytime, songs and fun for ages 1.5-5. Everyone welcome.


   Thursday, April 9, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club
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Ages 5 and up


   Friday, April 10, 2020
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop In Playgroup
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Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library.


12:00 PM -
NO SCHOOL MOVIE MATINEE : ARCTIC DOGS
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All ages Join us for Arctic Dogs (Rated PG, 1hr and 32 minutes). Feel free to bring a picnic lunch. Popcorn will be served!


   Monday, April 13, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
YMCA PRESCHOOL
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Ages 0-8 and caregivers. The literacy based playgroup includes a feature book themed activity, sensory and manipulative play, gross motor activities, circle time with stories and songs, and a spot for babies to play and explore.


   Tuesday, April 14, 2020
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop In Playgroup
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Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library.


   Wednesday, April 15, 2020
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
TALES & TUNES FOR TOTS
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Storytime, songs and fun for ages 1.5-5. Everyone welcome.


4:00 PM -
TINKER TIME
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AGES 4 AND UP Come test, tinker and play! This is a drop in program.


   Thursday, April 16, 2020
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
DROP IN CRAFT
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All ages Drop in to celebrate the National Week Of The Young Child and make a craft!


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club
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Ages 5 and up


   Friday, April 17, 2020
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop In Playgroup
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Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library.


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ANIMAL ADVENTURES
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ALL AGES Animal Adventures "Furry Friends" will be bringing lots of cute and cuddly furry friends to share with you. With the Furry Friends program you get to touch, see, and even hold some of the cutest and softest animals on earth! Funded by a gift in honor of Constance O'Dell.


   Saturday, April 18, 2020
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
ALL ABOUT TRAINS
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ALL AGES Come create your own Island of Sodor! We will provide the trains and the tracks, you will create the fun! Feel free to drop in


   Tuesday, April 21, 2020
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop In Playgroup
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Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library.


1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
FAMILY GAME DAY AND NIGHT
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ALL AGES We provide the board games, you provide the fun! Feel free to bring a picnic lunch during the day, or pizza will be served starting at 5:00. This is a drop in program


   Wednesday, April 22, 2020
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
TALES & TUNES FOR TOTS
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Storytime, songs and fun for ages 1.5-5. Everyone welcome.


11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
DROP IN CRAFT
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ALL AGES Wednesday, April 22nd 11am-4:00pm Drop in to celebrate Earth Day and make a craft!


   Thursday, April 23, 2020
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
KARAOKE PARTY
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ALL AGES Drop in for some Karaoke Fun! Come sing some of your Disney Favorites!


2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LEGO CLUB
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AGES 5 AND UP Drop in for an extended Lego Club!


   Friday, April 24, 2020
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop In Playgroup
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Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library.


12:00 PM -
NO SCHOOL MOVIE MATINEE: SPIES IN DISGUISE
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ALL AGES Join us for Spies In Disguise (Rated PG, 1hr 42minutes) Feel free to bring a picnic lunch! Popcorn will be served.


   Saturday, April 25, 2020
10:30 AM -
MOVIE MATINEE
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ALL AGES Stop in to see the movie Sing (Rated PG 1hr 32minutes) Popcorn will be served!


   Monday, April 27, 2020
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
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Choose your own book and share it with the group. Coffee included. New members always warmly welcomed. Attend as many discussions as you like.


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
YMCA PRESCHOOL
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Ages 0-8 and caregivers. The literacy based playgroup includes a feature book themed activity, sensory and manipulative play, gross motor activities, circle time with stories and songs, and a spot for babies to play and explore.


   Tuesday, April 28, 2020
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop In Playgroup
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Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library.


10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
MUSIC AND MOVEMENT WITH DEB HUDGINS
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AGES 0-5 An interactive music program of singing, dancing, playing musical instruments and listening to a story. Feel free to drop in! Funded by a gift in honor of Constance O' Dell


3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
MAKE YOUR OWN VIDEO GAME AT THE HOLLISTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
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AGES 10 AND UP Have you ever wondered how the designers of your favorite games work their magic? Rhode Island Computer Museum's "Make Your Own Video Game" workshop! Create your very own video game sample using Scratch. Sign up by calling 508-429-0617 or by emailing name and age to jkeen@minlib.net. Sponsored by a gift in honor of Constance O'Dell.


5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
PAWS FOR READING
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GRADES 2-8 Each child is given a specific 15-minute time slot for "one on one" reading time with a Therapy Dog (children must be able to read independently). Please make sure you bring something to read, or arrive a little early to pick out some books! Please sign up at the desk for a 15 minute time slot


   Wednesday, April 29, 2020
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
TALES & TUNES FOR TOTS
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Storytime, songs and fun for ages 1.5-5. Everyone welcome.


   Thursday, April 30, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club
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Ages 5 and up


   Monday, May 4, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MORNING BOOK CLUB
Event Location: conference room on lower level
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Author Jennifer Robson will join us via Skype to discuss her novel, The Gown. Coffee included.


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
YMCA PRESCHOOL
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Ages 0-8 and caregivers. The literacy based playgroup includes a feature book themed activity, sensory and manipulative play, gross motor activities, circle time with stories and songs, and a spot for babies to play and explore.


   Monday, May 11, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
YMCA PRESCHOOL
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Ages 0-8 and caregivers. The literacy based playgroup includes a feature book themed activity, sensory and manipulative play, gross motor activities, circle time with stories and songs, and a spot for babies to play and explore.


   Monday, May 18, 2020
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
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Read Forty Autumns : A Family's Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Berlin Wall by Willner, Nina. Copies available to read about one month before the discussion. Coffee included. New members always warmly welcomed. Attend as many discussions as you like.


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
YMCA PRESCHOOL
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Ages 0-8 and caregivers. The literacy based playgroup includes a feature book themed activity, sensory and manipulative play, gross motor activities, circle time with stories and songs, and a spot for babies to play and explore.


   Monday, June 22, 2020
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
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Read The Admirals by Walter Borneman. Copies available to read about one month before the discussion. Coffee included. New members always warmly welcomed. Attend as many discussions as you like.


   Monday, July 27, 2020
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
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Read The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World by Simon Winchester. Copies available to read about one month before the discussion. Coffee included. New members always warmly welcomed. Attend as many discussions as you like.


   Monday, August 31, 2020
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
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Choose your own book and share it with the group. Coffee included. New members always warmly welcomed. Attend as many discussions as you like.


   Monday, September 28, 2020
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
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Read The Pioneers : the heroic story of the settlers who brought the American Ideal West by David McCullough. Copies available to read about one month before the discussion. Coffee included. New members always warmly welcomed. Attend as many discussions as you like.


   Monday, October 26, 2020
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
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Read The French Revolution by Ian Davidson. Copies available to read about one month before the discussion. Coffee included. New members always warmly welcomed. Attend as many discussions as you like.


   Monday, November 23, 2020
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
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Read Mayflower: a story of courage, community, and war by Nathaniel Philbrick. Copies available to read about one month before the discussion. Coffee included. New members always warmly welcomed. Attend as many discussions as you like.


   Monday, December 21, 2020
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
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Choose your own book and share it with the group. Coffee included. New members always warmly welcomed. Attend as many discussions as you like.