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   Saturday, February 22, 2020
11:00 AM -
PLAYFUL ENGINEERS
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Jay Mankita will present a hands-on workshop in which participants will have a chance to design, build, test and play with Rube Goldberg "Machines" and other chain reactions connecting focused play with serious science. Participants learn through demonstration and play, exploring basic force and motion physics as they build fun chain reactions with common toys and other ordinary material. Funded by a gift in honor of Constance O'Dell


   Monday, February 24, 2020
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
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Read Cleopatra: A Life by Stacey Schiff. 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.


12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
MOVIE MONDAYS: PARASITE
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See the Oscar winner for Best Picture and Best Director. Greed and class discrimination threaten the newly formed relationship between the wealthy Park family and the destitute Kim clan. Rated R for language, some violence and sexual content. 132 minutes. In Korean with English subtitles. Free and popcorn and beverages included.


   Tuesday, February 25, 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 -
MUSIC AND MOVEMENT WITH DEB HUDGINS
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An interactive program of singing, dancing, playing musical instruments and listening to a story. This is a drop in program. Funded by a gift in honor of Constance O'Dell


5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
PAWS FOR READING
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Grades 2-6 Each child must sign up for 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. Signups will begin during the Meet & Greet on Tuesday January 28th


   Wednesday, February 26, 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.


4:30 PM -
MINDFULNESS FOR KIDS
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Pamela PinterParsons from Soul Spirit Studio will give children the tools to help with stress reduction, focus and anxiety. We will explore yoga, movement and mindfulness and learn a variety of meditation techniques. Classes are high energy and deep relaxation! Funded by a gift in honor of Constance O'Dell. Sign up at the desk starting January 27th, limited to 14.


   Thursday, February 27, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club
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Ages 5 and up


   Friday, February 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.


   Sunday, March 1, 2020
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
MINI GOLF
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Tickets are $5 per person in advance, $6 at the door. Please buy tickets at the Children's Desk. All ticket sales final. Come play 9 holes of mini-golf in a place you already love--the library! We provide everything--putters, balls, pencils and score cards. You bring your family and have fun. Everyone from toddlers to adults welcome. Light refreshments will be available to purchase. Funded by the Friends of the Library.


   Monday, March 2, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MORNING BOOK CLUB
Event Location: conference room on lower level
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Read and discuss The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah. 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, March 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.


   Wednesday, March 4, 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.


4:30 PM -
MINDFULNESS FOR KIDS
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Pamela PinterParsons from Soul Spirit Studio will give children the tools to help with stress reduction, focus and anxiety. We will explore yoga, movement and mindfulness and learn a variety of meditation techniques. Classes are high energy and deep relaxation! Funded by a gift in honor of Constance O?Dell. Sign up at the desk starting January 27th, limited to 14.


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
TECH TEACHING @ THE LIBRARY
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We can help you use free e-books, Kindle, streaming, Hoopla and more?one on one. Bring your device and your Amazon login/password for Kindles or your Adobe ID for Ipad and your library card. Can't make it? Make an appointment with Jen K or Tammy at any time.


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


   Friday, March 6, 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, March 7, 2020
10:30 AM -
MOVIE MATINEE
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Join us for Frozen 2 (Rated PG 1hr, 42 minutes). Popcorn will be served!


   Monday, March 9, 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.


12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
MOVIE MONDAYS: KNIVES OUT
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See this humorous murder mystery starring Daniel Craig. Rated PG-13. Free and popcorn and beverages included.


   Tuesday, March 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.


5:00 PM -
IRISH MUSIC AND MAGIC
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ALL AGES Join Magician Debbie O?Carroll and Musician Tom O?Carroll in this fun and entertaining celebration of Irish Culture! Stage magic, comedy, songs, lore and lots of audience participation enchant all ages with the history, language and customs of the Emerald Isle. Funded by a gift in honor of Constance O?Dell.


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
SAVING THE AMERICAN CHESTNUT TREE
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Learn how this American classic nearly became extinct and is being restored to Eastern forests. Sponsored by the Friends and the Holliston Garden Club


   Wednesday, March 11, 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.


3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
TECH TEACHING @ THE LIBRARY
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We can help you use free e-books, Kindle, streaming, Hoopla and more?one on one. Bring your device and your Amazon login/password for Kindles or your Adobe ID for Ipad and your library card. Can't make it? Make an appointment with Jen K or Tammy at any time.


   Thursday, March 12, 2020
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
DROP IN CRAFT
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ALL AGES Stop in for a St. Patrick's Day themed craft!


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


   Friday, March 13, 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.


   Saturday, March 14, 2020
5:30 AM -
ALL ABOUT TRAINS
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Come create your own Island Of Sodor! We will provide the trains and the tracks, you create the fun! Feel free to drop in. All Ages Welcome!


   Monday, March 16, 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 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.


   Wednesday, March 18, 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.


4:30 PM -
MINDFULNESS FOR KIDS
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Ages 4-7 Pamela PinterParsons from Soul Spirit Studio will give children the tools to help with stress reduction, focus and anxiety. We will explore yoga, movement and mindfulness and learn a variety of meditation techniques. Classes are high energy and deep relaxation! Funded by a gift in honor of Constance O?Dell. Sign up at the desk, starting February 10th limited to 14.


   Thursday, March 19, 2020
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
MUSIC AND MOVEMENT WITH DEB HUDGINS
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An interactive program of singing, dancing, playing musical instruments and listening to a story. This is a drop in program. Funded by a gift in honor of Constance O?Dell


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


   Friday, March 20, 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 FRIDAY: TROLLS
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All ages Join us for Trolls (rated PG 1 hr 33 minutes). Feel free to bring a picnic lunch! Popcorn will be served.


   Saturday, March 21, 2020
10:30 AM -
MOVIE AND A CRAFT
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Join us for Curious George Swings Into Spring (58 minutes) Followed by a spring craft.


   Monday, March 23, 2020
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
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Read West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776 by Claudio Saunt. 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.


   Tuesday, March 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.


5:30 PM -
PAWS FOR READING
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Grades 2-6 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. Signups will begin on March 2nd.


   Wednesday, March 25, 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.


4:30 PM -
MINDFULNESS FOR KIDS
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Ages 4-7 Pamela PinterParsons from Soul Spirit Studio will give children the tools to help with stress reduction, focus and anxiety. We will explore yoga, movement and mindfulness and learn a variety of meditation techniques. Classes are high energy and deep relaxation! Funded by a gift in honor of Constance O?Dell. Sign up at the desk, starting February 10th limited to 14.


   Thursday, March 26, 2020
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
TECH TEACHING @ THE SENIOR CENTER
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We can help you use free e-books, Kindle, streaming, Hoopla and more?one on one. Bring your device and your Amazon login/password for Kindles or your Adobe ID for Ipad and your library card. Can't make it? Make an appointment with Jen K or Tammy at any time.


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


   Friday, March 27, 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.


   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.


   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.


   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.


   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.


   Thursday, April 16, 2020
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.


   Monday, April 20, 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 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.


   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.


   Thursday, April 23, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club
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Ages 5 and up


   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.


   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.


   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.