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   Tuesday, October 15, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
Event Location: conference room on lower level
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Choose your own book and share it with the group. New members are welcomed at any time. Attend as many sessions as you like.


   Wednesday, October 16, 2019
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 - 5:00 PM
MINDFULNESS FOR KIDS
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WAITING LIST ONLY 6 week series for ages 6-10 Pamela PinterParsons from the 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! Oct 16, 23 and 30 and Nov 6, 13 and 20 at 4 pm. Please sign up. Limited to 14. Funded by a gift in honor of Constance O'Dell.


7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
EAT SMART: MEALS TO HELP YOU FEEL FULL ON LESS
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Danielle Allen, Nutrition Coordinator at the Metrowest YMCA Family Outdoor Center, will show us how to minimize calories and not feel hungry. On the menu are mashed potato bowls and apple spinach salad. Sample the dishes and get tips on eating right. Limited to 35. Free but please sign up beginning Sept 26. Call 508-429-0617 or email (after 10 am) hollistonlibrary@yahoo.com. Sponsored by the Friends.


   Thursday, October 17, 2019
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
PUMPKIN DECORATING
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For ages 3 and up. Bring your own pumpkin and decorate it for Celebrate Holliston. We will provide decorating supplies. This is a drop in program.


   Friday, October 18, 2019
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, October 21, 2019
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 MONDAY
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See Yesterday. Struggling songwriter, Jack, wakes up after an accident in a world that has never known the Beatles. Rated PG-13. 112 mins. Popcorn included.


   Tuesday, October 22, 2019
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
KIDZ COOKING WITH MISS DEBBIE
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WAITING LIST ONLY Learn how to follow a recipe and make healthy food from scratch. The kids do all the work and taste what they make. For ages 7-10. Limited to 20. Please sign up for this 4-week program.


   Wednesday, October 23, 2019
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 - 5:00 PM
MINDFULNESS FOR KIDS
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WAITING LIST ONLY 6 week series for ages 6-10 Pamela PinterParsons from the 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! Oct 16, 23 and 30 and Nov 6, 13 and 20 at 4 pm. Please sign up. Limited to 14. Funded by a gift in honor of Constance O'Dell.


   Thursday, October 24, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club
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Ages 5 and up


   Friday, October 25, 2019
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, October 26, 2019
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
MOVIE & CRAFT
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For all ages We'll watch It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (rated G, 30 mins long.) After the movie we'll do a Halloween-themed craft.


   Monday, October 28, 2019
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.


3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
HARRY POTTER HALLOWEEN PARTY
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For grades 4-8. Sign up beginning October 7. Who loves Harry? Don?t miss the chance to celebrate everyone?s favourite boy wizard and his books during Halloween week with this fun program. There will be a chance to read from your most beloved parts of the series, improvisational scenes, and costumes with Holliston?s own magical thespian, Roberta Weiner! Other activities and snacks could include but are not limited to: Bertie Bott?s Every Flavour Beans and Hagrid?s Rock Cakes! Funded by a gift in honor of Constance O'Dell.


   Tuesday, October 29, 2019
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
KIDZ COOKING WITH MISS DEBBIE
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WAITING LIST ONLY Learn how to follow a recipe and make healthy food from scratch. The kids do all the work and taste what they make. For ages 7-10. Limited to 20. Please sign up for this 4-week program.


   Wednesday, October 30, 2019
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 - 5:00 PM
MINDFULNESS FOR KIDS
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WAITING LIST ONLY 6 week series for ages 6-10 Pamela PinterParsons from the 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! Oct 16, 23 and 30 and Nov 6, 13 and 20 at 4 pm. Please sign up. Limited to 14. Funded by a gift in honor of Constance O'Dell.


   Thursday, October 31, 2019
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
HALLOWEEN PARTY
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For ages 2-5 Wear your costume and we will play some games and do some crafts. Join the parade around the library and show off your costume.


   Friday, November 1, 2019
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, November 4, 2019
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.


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MORNING BOOK CLUB
Event Location: conference room on lower level
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Read and discuss Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan. 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.


   Tuesday, November 5, 2019
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
KIDZ COOKING WITH MISS DEBBIE
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WAITING LIST ONLY Learn how to follow a recipe and make healthy food from scratch. The kids do all the work and taste what they make. For ages 7-10. Limited to 20. Please sign up for this 4-week program.


   Wednesday, November 6, 2019
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 - 5:00 PM
MINDFULNESS FOR KIDS
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WAITING LIST ONLY 6 week series for ages 6-10 Pamela PinterParsons from the 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! Oct 16, 23 and 30 and Nov 6, 13 and 20 at 4 pm. Please sign up. Limited to 14. Funded by a gift in honor of Constance O'Dell.


   Thursday, November 7, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club
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Ages 5 and up


   Friday, November 8, 2019
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, November 10, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
PRAYING TOWN: A FILM BY ZADI ZOKOU
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Co-sponsored by the Holliston Historical Society. See the film Praying Town, a documentary about the history of "praying towns" like Natick, communities formed by John Eliot who preached Christianity to the Native Americans of Southern New England. Filmaker Zadi Zokou will tell us how he came to make the film and what became of these communities in the years after King Philip's War. This program will take place at the Holliston Historical Society at 547 Washington St.


   Tuesday, November 12, 2019
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
KIDZ COOKING WITH MISS DEBBIE
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WAITING LIST ONLY Learn how to follow a recipe and make healthy food from scratch. The kids do all the work and taste what they make. For ages 7-10. Limited to 20. Please sign up for this 4-week program.


   Wednesday, November 13, 2019
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 - 5:00 PM
MINDFULNESS FOR KIDS
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WAITING LIST ONLY 6 week series for ages 6-10 Pamela PinterParsons from the 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! Oct 16, 23 and 30 and Nov 6, 13 and 20 at 4 pm. Please sign up. Limited to 14. Funded by a gift in honor of Constance O'Dell.


   Friday, November 15, 2019
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, November 18, 2019
5:30 AM -
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.


   Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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, November 21, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club
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Ages 5 and up


6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
Event Location: conference room on lower level
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Title to be determined. New members are welcomed at any time. Attend as many sessions as you like.


   Friday, November 22, 2019
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, November 23, 2019
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
MOVIE MATINEE & THANKSGIVING CRAFT
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See Charlie Brown's Thanksgiving (rated G-- 30 minutes long.) After the movie we will do a Thanksgiving-themed craft!


   Monday, November 25, 2019
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.


   Friday, November 29, 2019
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, December 2, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MORNING BOOK CLUB
Event Location: conference room on lower level
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Read and discuss Their Eyes Were Watching God by Nora Neale Hurston. 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.


   Wednesday, December 4, 2019
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, December 5, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club
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Ages 5 and up


   Friday, December 6, 2019
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, December 7, 2019
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
ORNAMENT DECORATING WORKSHOP
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For ages 5 & up. Make two ornaments for the holidays;one to take home and one to adorn the tree at the library. Sponsored by the Garden Club and the Friends of the Library Sign up at the Children's Desk


   Monday, December 9, 2019
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, December 10, 2019
5:30 PM -
Family Movie Night
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All ages welcome Join us for The Polar Express (rated G, 1 hr 40 minutes long). Feel free to bring a picnic dinner, a blanket and some pillows! Hot chocolate will be served and feel free to wear your pajamas!


   Wednesday, December 11, 2019
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.


   Friday, December 13, 2019
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, December 14, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
WINTER VARIETY SHOW WITH TOE JAM PUPPET BAND
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The guys return with songs, the penguin line dance and the snow machine! You'll laugh your head off and go home happy and tired. No signup needed. Funded by a gift in honor of Constance O'Dell. All ages.


   Monday, December 16, 2019
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, December 17, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
Event Location: conference room on lower level
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Title to be determined. New members are welcomed at any time. Attend as many sessions as you like.


   Wednesday, December 18, 2019
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, December 19, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club
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Ages 5 and up


   Friday, December 20, 2019
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, December 21, 2019
10:30 AM -
MOVIE & CRAFT
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For all ages We'll watch Frosty The Snowman(rated G, 25 mins long.) After the movie we'll do a Winter-themed craft.


   Monday, December 23, 2019
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.


   Friday, December 27, 2019
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, December 30, 2019
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.


   Friday, January 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.


   Monday, January 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 Educated by Tara Westover. 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.


   Friday, January 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, January 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.


   Friday, January 17, 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.


   Friday, January 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, January 27, 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.


   Friday, January 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.


   Monday, February 3, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MORNING BOOK CLUB
Event Location: conference room on lower level
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Read the selected title and discuss. 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.


   Monday, February 10, 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, February 24, 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, 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.


   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.


   Monday, March 23, 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, 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.


   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.


   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.


   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.


   Monday, April 27, 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 4, 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 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
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.