August 2022

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Monday, August 110:30—11:30 AMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Learn How to Play the Ukulele

Learn How to Play the Ukulele Want to try an instrument that is fun and easy to play? Join Julie Stepanek as she shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing. No experience necessary. Bring your own ukulele or borrow one of hers. Ages 8+. This program will be held outside. If it's too hot or it rains, we will be moving the program inside the library.…Learn More

Monday, August 13:00—4:00 PMMeeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Lego Downhill Racing

Build your own vehicle with our Legos and race against other participants on our custom-made downhill track! Ages 5+
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Tuesday, August 29:30—10:00 AMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

CANCELED - Baby/Toddler Storytime at the library!

Baby/Toddler Storytime at the library!Join us for Baby/Toddler Storytime on Tuesdays at the library! Stories, songs, rhymes, and movement for infants and toddlers. If the weather is pleasant, we'll meet outside on the library lawn. Registration required. Please register for each storytime individuallyQuestions? Email Acton Memorial Library’s Children’s Department at rcarter@minlib.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 29:30—10:15 AMOffsite

Singalong Storytime at the Discovery Museum

Join Mr. Robert AND Ms. Amy -- Head of Children's Services at Goodnow Library in Sudbury -- for a special Singalong Storytime at the Discovery Museum. No need to register, but an admission fee to the museum may be required.   Discovery Museum 177 Main Street (Route 27) Acton, Massachusetts 01720 Phone: 978-264-4200 fun@discoveryacton.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 24:00—4:15 PMChildren's Craft RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Read to a Dog

Read to a DogNote: This program will take place inside the Story/Crafts room. We will make every effort to maintain social distancing. Young readers can make a 15 minute appointment to read aloud to Zora, a charming, very clever Golden Retriever. Zora has gone to school to be a therapy dog, so she's the perfect listener.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 24:15—4:30 PMChildren's Craft RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Read to a Dog

Read to a DogNote: This program will take place inside the Story/Crafts room. We will make every effort to maintain social distancing. Young readers can make a 15 minute appointment to read aloud to Zora, a charming, very clever Golden Retriever. Zora has gone to school to be a therapy dog, so she's the perfect listener.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 24:30—4:45 PMChildren's Craft RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Read to a Dog

Read to a DogNote: This program will take place inside the Story/Crafts room. We will make every effort to maintain social distancing. Young readers can make a 15 minute appointment to read aloud to Zora, a charming, very clever Golden Retriever. Zora has gone to school to be a therapy dog, so she's the perfect listener.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 24:45—5:00 PMChildren's Craft RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Read to a Dog

Read to a DogNote: This program will take place inside the Story/Crafts room. We will make every effort to maintain social distancing. Young readers can make a 15 minute appointment to read aloud to Zora, a charming, very clever Golden Retriever. Zora has gone to school to be a therapy dog, so she's the perfect listener.…Learn More
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Wednesday, August 310:30—11:00 AMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Storytime with Miss Sammy

Storytime with Miss SammyJoin Miss Sammy for a fun storytime filled with great books and songs! Geared towards ages 3-6, but all are welcome! We'll meet on the library lawn in good weather, or in the Meeting Room in case of inclement weather. Questions? Email Sammy at sgradwohl@minlib.…Learn More
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Thursday, August 410:00—10:45 AMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Preschool Storytime at the Library!

Preschool Storytime at the Library!Interactive Storytime with Miss Elise geared toward preschoolers ages 3 and up. All are welcome! Picture Books, singing and movement! Registration Required! When you register you will receive a zoom link. Thursday mornings 10 am - 10:45 am.  Please register for each storytime individually.…Learn More

Thursday, August 43:00—3:30 PMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Children's Crafting at the Library!

Children's Crafting at the Library!Please join us at the library for Children's Crafting! All material provided. Questions? Email Acton Memorial Library’s Children’s Department at rcarter@minlib. net Sponsored by the Acton Memorial Library Foundation.

Thursday, August 47:00—8:00 PMActon Memorial LibraryActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Library LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Summer Concert on the Lawn: PanNeubean Steel DUO

Summer Concert on the Lawn: PanNeubean Steel DUO PanNeubean Steel is a Steelpan lead Caribbean band that specializes in showcasing the beautiful sounds of the Islands. Music will include a soulful blend of Reggae, Soca and Calypso. Raised on Cape Cod, Musician/Artist Jefferey Clayton(Music Director, Music Educator), founded PanNeubean Steel to share his passion for music.…Learn More
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Friday, August 52:30—3:30 PMMeeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

CANCELED - Free Art Camp with local artist Nooriya (New time!)

Free Art Camp with local artist Nooriya (New time!)Nooriya, a very talented 10th grader, is teaching a free sketching camp this summer at the library! Please register for each class individually. All materials provided.  For children entering grades 2-6.
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Saturday, August 610:00 AM—12:00 PMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Dungeons & Dragons for grades 7+

Dungeons & Dragons for grades 7+Teens in grades 7 and up (also open to adults with teens!). We meet the 1st and 3rd Staurday of every month. Registration is required in advance to play. Please register for each session you are coming to. If the weather is good, we will meet on the library lawn.…Learn More
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Sunday, August 7Closed

Acton Memorial Library

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Tuesday, August 99:30—10:00 AMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Baby/Toddler Storytime at the library!

Baby/Toddler Storytime at the library!Join us for Baby/Toddler Storytime on Tuesdays at the library! Stories, songs, rhymes, and movement for infants and toddlers. If the weather is pleasant, we'll meet outside on the library lawn. Registration required. Please register for each storytime individuallyQuestions? Email Acton Memorial Library’s Children’s Department at rcarter@minlib.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 93:00—4:00 PMMeeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Nautical Rope Bracelets - Craft

Nautical Rope Bracelets - CraftHave you been wanting to learn how to tie the popular sailor knot bracelet? This is the same bracelet you see on TV, and that is sold at seaside towns as your favorite souvenir. Bring back the nostalgia and tie one for yourself!Thanks to the Friends of…Learn More
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Wednesday, August 1010:30—11:00 AMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Storytime with Miss Sammy

Storytime with Miss SammyJoin Miss Sammy for a fun storytime filled with great books and songs! Geared towards ages 3-6, but all are welcome! We'll meet on the library lawn in good weather, or in the Meeting Room in case of inclement weather. Questions? Email Sammy at sgradwohl@minlib.…Learn More

Wednesday, August 102:00—3:30 PMMeeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Summer STEAM Workshop - R2D2 Night Lights

A different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) workshop every week during the summer. Ages 7+
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Thursday, August 1110:00—10:45 AMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Preschool Storytime at the Library!

Preschool Storytime at the Library!Interactive Storytime with Miss Elise geared toward preschoolers ages 3 and up. All are welcome! Picture Books, singing and movement! Registration Required! When you register you will receive a zoom link. Thursday mornings 10 am - 10:45 am.  Please register for each storytime individually.…Learn More

Thursday, August 113:00—3:30 PMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Children's Crafting at the Library!

Children's Crafting at the Library!Please join us at the library for Children's Crafting! All material provided. Questions? Email Acton Memorial Library’s Children’s Department at rcarter@minlib. net Sponsored by the Acton Memorial Library Foundation.

Thursday, August 117:00—8:00 PMMeeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Microadventures in Massachusetts

Microadventures in MassachusettsJoin author Alison O'Leary as she helps us get out and explore with adventurous day trips to islands, waterfalls, and abandoned towns/settlements, tips to spot/track wildlife, and introductions to hiking/kayaking opportunities. Alison is a Massachusetts native, longtime journalist and author of several nonfiction history and outdoors books and an avid explorer.…Learn More
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Friday, August 1210:00—11:30 AMMeeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Felted Art Demo

Felted Art DemoJoin our artist in residence Magda Stilmant as she demonstrates the dry needle wool felting technique by working on a project. There will be a hands-on opportunity for attendees to experience the process and information about supplies will be provided.…Learn More

Friday, August 122:30—3:30 PMMeeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Free Art Camp with local artist Nooriya (New time!)

Free Art Camp with local artist Nooriya (New time!)Nooriya, a very talented 10th grader, is teaching a free sketching camp this summer at the library! Please register for each class individually. All materials provided.  For children entering grades 2-6.
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Saturday, August 1310:00—11:00 AMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Hero Kids role-playing game

Hero Kids role-playing gameHero Kids is a role-playing game like Dungeons & Dragons, but the rules have been simplified and the violence has been toned down for children ages 6+. It has a simple combat and adventuring system which avoids the complex math of full-blown systems.…Learn More
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Sunday, August 14Closed

Acton Memorial Library

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Monday, August 152:00—3:30 PMMeeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Lego Challenge

Each participant will use an individual bin of assorted LEGOs to build a specific challenge. Creations will then be on display in the Children's Room display case! Registration required. Ages 5+.…Learn More
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Tuesday, August 169:30—10:00 AMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Baby/Toddler Storytime at the library!

Baby/Toddler Storytime at the library!Join us for Baby/Toddler Storytime on Tuesdays at the library! Stories, songs, rhymes, and movement for infants and toddlers. If the weather is pleasant, we'll meet outside on the library lawn. Registration required. Please register for each storytime individuallyQuestions? Email Acton Memorial Library’s Children’s Department at rcarter@minlib.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 164:00—4:15 PMChildren's Craft RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Read to a Dog

Read to a DogNote: This program will take place inside the Story/Crafts room. We will make every effort to maintain social distancing. Young readers can make a 15 minute appointment to read aloud to Zora, a charming, very clever Golden Retriever. Zora has gone to school to be a therapy dog, so she's the perfect listener.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 164:15—4:30 PMChildren's Craft RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Read to a Dog

Read to a DogNote: This program will take place inside the Story/Crafts room. We will make every effort to maintain social distancing. Young readers can make a 15 minute appointment to read aloud to Zora, a charming, very clever Golden Retriever. Zora has gone to school to be a therapy dog, so she's the perfect listener.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 164:30—4:45 PMChildren's Craft RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Read to a Dog

Read to a DogNote: This program will take place inside the Story/Crafts room. We will make every effort to maintain social distancing. Young readers can make a 15 minute appointment to read aloud to Zora, a charming, very clever Golden Retriever. Zora has gone to school to be a therapy dog, so she's the perfect listener.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 164:45—5:00 PMChildren's Craft RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Read to a Dog

Read to a DogNote: This program will take place inside the Story/Crafts room. We will make every effort to maintain social distancing. Young readers can make a 15 minute appointment to read aloud to Zora, a charming, very clever Golden Retriever. Zora has gone to school to be a therapy dog, so she's the perfect listener.…Learn More
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Wednesday, August 1710:30—11:00 AMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Storytime with Miss Sammy

Storytime with Miss SammyJoin Miss Sammy for a fun storytime filled with great books and songs! Geared towards ages 3-6, but all are welcome! We'll meet on the library lawn in good weather, or in the Meeting Room in case of inclement weather. Questions? Email Sammy at sgradwohl@minlib.…Learn More

Wednesday, August 172:00—3:30 PMMeeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Summer STEAM Workshop - 3D Design with Tinkercad

Summer STEAM Workshop - 3D Design with TinkercadTinkercad is a free-of-charge, online 3D modeling program that runs in a web browser, which mean that it will run on a Chromebook, as well as a PC or Mac. There's even an app so you can use it on an iPad (sorry, there's no app for Android tablets). You'll need to bring your own laptop, Chromebook, or iPad to the library.…Learn More

Wednesday, August 174:00—5:00 PMOffsite

Walking Tour of Heath Hen Meadow

Walking Tour of Heath Hen MeadowJoin Bettina Abe, Natural Resources Assistant with the Town of Acton, as she takes residents on a walking tour of Heath Hen Meadow. Learn more about this local watershed and all the conservation lands that come together at this site. On this tour we will learn about the meadow's history and ecology.…Learn More
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Thursday, August 1810:00—10:45 AMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Preschool Storytime at the Library!

Preschool Storytime at the Library!Interactive Storytime with Miss Elise geared toward preschoolers ages 3 and up. All are welcome! Picture Books, singing and movement! Registration Required! When you register you will receive a zoom link. Thursday mornings 10 am - 10:45 am.  Please register for each storytime individually.…Learn More

Thursday, August 183:00—3:30 PMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Children's Crafting at the Library!

Children's Crafting at the Library!Please join us at the library for Children's Crafting! All material provided. Questions? Email Acton Memorial Library’s Children’s Department at rcarter@minlib. net Sponsored by the Acton Memorial Library Foundation.
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Friday, August 192:30—3:30 PMMeeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Free Art Camp with local artist Nooriya (New time!)

Free Art Camp with local artist Nooriya (New time!)Nooriya, a very talented 10th grader, is teaching a free sketching camp this summer at the library! Please register for each class individually. All materials provided.  For children entering grades 2-6.
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Saturday, August 2010:00 AM—12:00 PMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Dungeons & Dragons for grades 7+

Dungeons & Dragons for grades 7+Teens in grades 7 and up (also open to adults with teens!). We meet the first and third Saturday of every month. Registration is required in advance to play. Please register for each session you are coming to. If the weather is good, we will meet on the library lawn.…Learn More
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Sunday, August 21Closed

Acton Memorial Library

Sunday, August 2111:00—11:30 AMOffsite

AML Storytime at the Acton-Boxborough Farmers Market

Singalong Storytime with Mr Robert at the Acton-Boxborough Farmers Market. We'll sing and dance, go on bear hunts, dive down to the bottom of the ocean, fly to the moon, and read the best books ever!The Market is located at 19 Elm Street, Acton. Parking is allowed on Elm Street, but only on the side of the street adjacent to the playground.…Learn More
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Monday, August 222:00—3:00 PMMeeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Tween/Teen Craft: Friendship Bracelets!

Tween/Teen Craft: Friendship Bracelets!We've been reading beyond the beaten path all summer, and nothing says "camp" quite like friendship bracelets! Come learn a few basic patterns and make your very own bracelet to take home. No prior experience necessary - all tweens and teens (grades 6 and up) are welcome! Registration required.…Learn More

Monday, August 227:00—8:00 PMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Bring Your Bike: Bicycle Anatomy, Fit and Checklist

Bring Your Bike: Bicycle Anatomy, Fit and ChecklistLearn about your bike's components! Get a maintenance checklist and tips for proper maintenance! Instructors will also teach you how to properly fit your bike. Bike Questions? Bring them! You are encouraged to bring your bike so that Joyce, bicycle expert and owner of Pedal Power in Acton, will be able to help you get to know YOUR bike better!Registration encouraged so that we can get a sense of the number of people and bikes to expect, but not required.…Learn More
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Tuesday, August 239:30—10:00 AMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Baby/Toddler Storytime at the library!

Baby/Toddler Storytime at the library!Join us for Baby/Toddler Storytime on Tuesdays at the library! Stories, songs, rhymes, and movement for infants and toddlers. If the weather is pleasant, we'll meet outside on the library lawn. Registration required. Please register for each storytime individuallyQuestions? Email Acton Memorial Library’s Children’s Department at rcarter@minlib.…Learn More
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Wednesday, August 2410:30—11:00 AMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Storytime with Miss Sammy

Storytime with Miss SammyJoin Miss Sammy for a fun storytime filled with great books and songs! Geared towards ages 3-6, but all are welcome! We'll meet on the library lawn in good weather, or in the Meeting Room in case of inclement weather. Questions? Email Sammy at sgradwohl@minlib.…Learn More
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Thursday, August 2510:00—10:45 AMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

CANCELED - Preschool Storytime at the Library!

Preschool Storytime at the Library!Interactive Storytime with Miss Elise geared toward preschoolers ages 3 and up. All are welcome! Picture Books, singing and movement! Registration Required! When you register you will receive a zoom link. Thursday mornings 10 am - 10:45 am.  Please register for each storytime individually.…Learn More

Thursday, August 253:00—3:30 PMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

CANCELED - Children's Crafting at the Library!

Children's Crafting at the Library!Please join us at the library for Children's Crafting! All material provided. Questions? Email Acton Memorial Library’s Children’s Department at rcarter@minlib. net Sponsored by the Acton Memorial Library Foundation.
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Friday, August 262:30—3:30 PMMeeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Free Art Camp with local artist Nooriya (New time!)

Free Art Camp with local artist Nooriya (New time!)Nooriya, a very talented 10th grader, is teaching a free sketching camp this summer at the library! Please register for each class individually. All materials provided.  For children entering grades 2-6.
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Sunday, August 28Closed

Acton Memorial Library

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Tuesday, August 309:30—10:00 AMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

CANCELED - Baby/Toddler Storytime at the library!

Baby/Toddler Storytime at the library!Join us for Baby/Toddler Storytime on Tuesdays at the library! Stories, songs, rhymes, and movement for infants and toddlers. If the weather is pleasant, we'll meet outside on the library lawn. Registration required. Please register for each storytime individuallyQuestions? Email Acton Memorial Library’s Children’s Department at rcarter@minlib.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 304:00—4:15 PMChildren's Craft RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Read to a Dog

Read to a DogNote: This program will take place inside the Story/Crafts room. We will make every effort to maintain social distancing. Young readers can make a 15 minute appointment to read aloud to Zora, a charming, very clever Golden Retriever. Zora has gone to school to be a therapy dog, so she's the perfect listener.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 304:15—4:30 PMChildren's Craft RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Read to a Dog

Read to a DogNote: This program will take place inside the Story/Crafts room. We will make every effort to maintain social distancing. Young readers can make a 15 minute appointment to read aloud to Zora, a charming, very clever Golden Retriever. Zora has gone to school to be a therapy dog, so she's the perfect listener.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 304:30—4:45 PMChildren's Craft RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Read to a Dog

Read to a DogNote: This program will take place inside the Story/Crafts room. We will make every effort to maintain social distancing. Young readers can make a 15 minute appointment to read aloud to Zora, a charming, very clever Golden Retriever. Zora has gone to school to be a therapy dog, so she's the perfect listener.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 304:45—5:00 PMChildren's Craft RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Read to a Dog

Read to a DogNote: This program will take place inside the Story/Crafts room. We will make every effort to maintain social distancing. Young readers can make a 15 minute appointment to read aloud to Zora, a charming, very clever Golden Retriever. Zora has gone to school to be a therapy dog, so she's the perfect listener.…Learn More
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Wednesday, August 3110:30—11:00 AMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Storytime with Miss Sammy

Storytime with Miss SammyJoin Miss Sammy for a fun storytime filled with great books and songs! Geared towards ages 3-6, but all are welcome! We'll meet on the library lawn in good weather, or in the Meeting Room in case of inclement weather. Questions? Email Sammy at sgradwohl@minlib.…Learn More