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Children of all ages are invited to take on the 100 Books of Summer reading challenge sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Worcester! Read all 100 books on the list or mix and match with some of your own books then attend the pizza party on Thursday, August 24th at 6:00 pm at the First Church. The First Church has generously donated the use of the Hall for this program. All participants are invited to attend the pizza party - whether they finish the list or not! Please call the library and let us know if you'll be attending the pizza party. Click these links to download page one and page two of the 100 books list. 

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The 13th Annual Sterling Library Adult Summer Reading Program is going on now through August 31st. Adults who check out reading materials (adult books, magazines or audio books) will receive a raffle ticket. Local businesses are offering wonderful prizes for the raffle. Happy reading!

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Come experience the relaxing benefits of coloring at the adult coloring program! Join us for the meeting on Monday, August 28th at 6:30 pm. Attendees may choose to bring their own supplies, as well as utilize the supplies offered by the library. No registration is required.

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Enjoy great food this month at the Cookbook Club! Instead of using a cookbook, this month will feature favorites - make one of your favorite dishes, and join us on Wednesday, August 30th at 6:30 pm as we sample all of the dishes. Each participant chooses a different recipe, prepares the dish, and brings it with them to the library for an evening of good food, great conversation, and new recipes. Registration is required.

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The Parent’s Night Out book club will be reading This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel for the meeting on Wednesday, September 6th at 6:30 pm. This Is How It Always Is follows a young boy named Claude and his family as they work through change, the unexpected, and letting go of a family secret. No registration is required. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the library.

The library is offering a free meditation program with Gina Engel at the Sterling Senior Center at 36 Muddy Pond Road. Participants will enjoy sessions on insight, breath, mantra, walking, and loving kindness. Each meeting will include both information and a practice session. Join Gina, who has studied yoga and meditation philosophies with nationally known instructors, Monday nights at 6:00 pm, beginning Monday, September 11th. Adults of all ages are invited to attend. No registration is required. 

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