Join Dr. Allan Hughes for "Meditation for Stress Free Living" on Saturday, February 25th at 10:30 am. Dr. Hughes will discuss the extraordinary effect of meditation to reduce stress-related responses, improve concentration, and enhance clarity of thought and mental equilibrium. He will also present a simple yet powerful meditation technique that can enrich your life personally, professionally, and spiritually. Dr. Hughes has been meditating for over 30 years. Join him for an engaging and informative presentation. Registration is required for this program - please call (978) 422-6409 to register.


 
Children of all ages are invited to attend a drop-in craft! This drop-in craft will be held on Monday, January 23rd between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm. No registration is required – staff and volunteers will be on hand to assist. For more information, please call (978) 422-6409.


This program is FULL - wait list sign ups are available. Warm up with some good food this month at the Cookbook Club! We will be enjoying recipes from around the country in Mario Batali's Big American Cookbook. Join us on Wednesday, January 25th at 6:30 pm as we sample recipes from this cookbook filled with colorful pictures. Each participant chooses a different recipe from the book, prepares the dish, and brings it with them to the library for an evening of good food, great conversation, and new recipes. Cookbooks are available at the library for checkout. Registration is required - please call 978-422-6409 to register.


 
Join us for this month’s meeting of the Picture Book Club! The Picture Book Club features beautifully illustrated picture books of all different genres to help encourage an early love of reading. The next meeting is on Thursday, January 26th at 2:00 pm in the Baker Room. This month we will be reading More-Igami by Dori Kleber. Youth in grades K through 2 are invited to read the book ahead of time and then join us for a themed snack and craft. Books are available for check out at the library. Registration is required – please call (978) 422-6409 to register.


Are you a parent who loves to read and talk about books? Let’s read some family- and parenting- themed contemporary fiction and non-fiction together! We will be reading The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures by Anne Fadiman for the meeting on Wednesday, February 1st at 6:30 pm. Books are available for check out at the library. No registration is required – for more information, please call (978) 422-6409.


 
Youth in grades 5 through 8 are invited to attend this month’s meeting of the Middle School Book Club! We will be reading Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper for the meeting on Thursday, February 9th at 6:30 pm. Read the book ahead of time and then come to the meeting to discuss it and participate in a themed activity. Copies of the book are available for check out at the library. Registration is required - please call (978) 422-6409.


Think you can beat the clock? We're hosting our own literary version of Minute to Win It on Tuesday, February 21st at 11:00 am! Children in grades 2 and up are invited to join us for an afternoon of seemingly simple, 60-second challenges inspired by the Minute to Win It game show and popular children’s literature. Registration is required – please call (978) 422-6409 to register.

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