May 2022

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Monday, May 27:00—8:00 PMZoom

Taking Back the Paisley (Hail to the "Buta")-Discover India Series-REGISTRATION REQUIRED-link in des

Taking Back the Paisley (Hail to the "Buta")-Discover India Series-REGISTRATION REQUIRED-link in desVirtual "Discover India" series.  Hosted by the India Association of Greater Boston (IAGB), and in collaboration with Burlington Public Library, this series of four programs explores some of India's exciting facts, places, people, and architecture.…Learn More
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Tuesday, May 39:30—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, May 410:30—11:00 AMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Singalong Storytime at the Library!

Singalong Storytime at the Library!Singlong Storytime at the library with Mr Robert and his guitar. We'll be meeting at the picnic tables by the playground, weather permitting. In case of rain or cold weather, we'll gather in the Meeting Room inside the library. 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! Questions? Email Acton Memorial Library’s Children’s Department at rcarter@minlib.…Learn More

Wednesday, May 42:00—4:00 PMMeeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Early Release -- May the Fourth be with You!

Early Release -- May the Fourth be with You!Join us for various Star Wars related crafts! ------------------------------------- Every Wednesday afternoon, we'll have a different program, including: STEM + STEAM workshops, book clubs, chess clubs, crafting/maker workshops for older kids, Minecraft, Pokemon Trading Card Game, drawing, creative writing, and RPGs.…Learn More
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Thursday, May 510:00—10:45 AMMeeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Preschool Storytime in the Library!

Preschool Storytime in the Library!Interactive Storytime with Miss Elise geared toward preschoolers ages 3 and up. All are welcome! Picture Books, singing and movement! Registration required,Thursday mornings 10 am - 10:45 am.  Please register for each storytime individually. Questions? Email Acton Memorial Library’s Children’s Department at ACTChildrens@minlib.…Learn More

Thursday, May 54:00—4:30 PMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Children's Day Craft! 子供の日, Kodomo no hi

Children's Day Craft! 子供の日, Kodomo no hiPlease join us at the library for a special Children's Day craft!We'll be making Koinobori (鯉のぼり), meaning "carp streamer" in Japanese--carp-shaped windsocks traditionally flown in Japan to celebrate Tango no sekku (端午の節句), a traditional calendrical event which is now designated as Children's Day (子供の日, Kodomo no hi), a national holiday in Japan.…Learn More
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Saturday, May 710:00 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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Monday, May 97:00—8:00 PMZoom

Sher Khan In the Super Bowl? Indian Tiger at work and play. Nature reserves in India-Discover India

Sher Khan In the Super Bowl? Indian Tiger at work and play. Nature reserves in India-Discover India Virtual "Discover India" series. Hosted by the India Association of Greater Boston (IAGB), and in collaboration with Burlington Public Library, this series of four programs explores some of India's exciting facts, places, people, and architecture. Attend as many as you can! Mondays at 7pm! Register here: https://us06web.…Learn More
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Tuesday, May 109:30—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, May 104:00—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, May 104:15—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, May 104:30—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, May 104:45—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, May 1110:30—11:00 AMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Singalong Storytime at the Library!

Singalong Storytime at the Library!Singlong Storytime at the library with Mr Robert and his guitar. We'll be meeting at the picnic tables by the playground, weather permitting. In case of rain or cold weather, we'll gather in the Meeting Room inside the library. 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! Questions? Email Acton Memorial Library’s Children’s Department at rcarter@minlib.…Learn More

Wednesday, May 112:00—4:00 PMMeeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Early Release -- Chess Club at the Library!

Early Release -- Chess Club at the Library!Depending on the weather, we'll be playing in the Meeting Room or outside. ------------------------------------- Every Wednesday afternoon, we'll have a different program, including: STEM + STEAM workshops, book clubs, chess clubs, crafting/maker workshops for older kids, Minecraft, Pokemon Trading Card Game, drawing, creative writing, and RPGs.…Learn More

Wednesday, May 116:30—8:00 PMZoom

Lotus Lantern -CRAFT with take home kit

Lotus Lantern -CRAFT with take home kitLotus Flower Lantern Craft Zoom WorkshopThe Member of Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project will show step by step to make a lovely lotus flower lantern.  A craft kit for this class with necessary materials including  colored paper and wire frames will be made available to registered participants for pick-up at the library in the week before the class occurs.…Learn More
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Thursday, May 1210:00—10:45 AMMeeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Preschool Storytime in the Library!

Preschool Storytime in the Library!Interactive Storytime with Miss Elise geared toward preschoolers ages 3 and up. All are welcome! Picture Books, singing and movement! Registration required,Thursday mornings 10 am - 10:45 am.  Please register for each storytime individually. Questions? Email Acton Memorial Library’s Children’s Department at ACTChildrens@minlib.…Learn More

Thursday, May 124:00—4:30 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! Questions? Email Acton Memorial Library’s Children’s Department at rcarter@minlib. net Sponsored by the Acton Memorial Library Foundation.

Thursday, May 127:00—8:00 PMMeeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Concert in the Library - Aine Minogue (In Person)

Concert in the Library - Aine Minogue (In Person)Born and raised in Borrisokane, County Tipperary, Ireland, Áine Minogue is an award-winning harpist, singer, arranger and composer who has entertained Presidents and Prime Ministers, as well as traveled extensively to perform at concerts across the United States and around the world.…Learn More
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Saturday, May 1410:00—11:30 AMMeeting 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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Monday, May 164:00—5:00 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+.
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Tuesday, May 179:30—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, May 177:30—8:45 PMMeeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Acton Memorial Library Book Discussion Group

Acton Memorial Library Book Discussion GroupThis month, the Acton Memorial Library Book Group will discuss the book Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know by Adam Grant.   All are invited to join in discussion. No registration required. The group's future selections can be found here.
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Wednesday, May 1810:30—11:00 AMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Singalong Storytime at the Library!

Singalong Storytime at the Library!Singlong Storytime at the library with Mr Robert and his guitar. We'll be meeting at the picnic tables by the playground, weather permitting. In case of rain or cold weather, we'll gather in the Meeting Room inside the library. 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! Questions? Email Acton Memorial Library’s Children’s Department at rcarter@minlib.…Learn More

Wednesday, May 182:00—4:00 PMMeeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Early Release -- Button Making

Early Release -- Button Making-------------------------------------Every Wednesday afternoon, we'll have a different program, including: STEM + STEAM workshops, book clubs, chess clubs, crafting/maker workshops for older kids, Minecraft, Pokemon Trading Card Game, drawing, creative writing, and RPGs.…Learn More
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Thursday, May 1910:00—10:45 AMMeeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Preschool Storytime in the Library!

Preschool Storytime in the Library!Interactive Storytime with Miss Elise geared toward preschoolers ages 3 and up. All are welcome! Picture Books, singing and movement! Registration required,Thursday mornings 10 am - 10:45 am.  Please register for each storytime individually. Questions? Email Acton Memorial Library’s Children’s Department at ACTChildrens@minlib.…Learn More

Thursday, May 194:00—5:00 PMZoom

Social Commentary/ Social Action-a discussion about ART presented by the Smithsonian American Art M

Social Commentary/ Social Action-a  discussion about ART presented by the Smithsonian American Art MSocial Commentary/ Social Action-a discussion about ART presented by the Smithsonian American Art MuseumArtists living in America have often visualized and engaged with social issues through their artistic practice. Students will examine 18th-21st century art to discover the range of approaches artists have used to make their voices heard.…Learn More

Thursday, May 194:00—4:30 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! 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, May 207:00—9:00 PMActon Memorial LibraryActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

The Preview Sale for Friends Members - Must be a Friends' Member or join at the door.

The Preview Sale for Friends Members - Must be a Friends' Member or join at the door.The Friends of the Acton Libraries Book Sale * The Preview Sale for Friends Members is Friday evening, May 20, from 7-9 pm. That means first pick, and light music. Residents may join the Friends at the door for $20. * The Book Sale is open to the general public Saturday, May 21, from 9am - 4pm.…Learn More
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Saturday, May 219:00 AM—4:00 PMActon Memorial LibraryActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

The Friends of the Acton Libraries Book Sale

The Friends of the Acton Libraries Book Sale The Friends of the Acton Libraries Book Sale * The Preview Sale for Friends Members is Friday evening, May 20, from 7-9 pm. That means first pick, and light music. Residents may join the Friends at the door for $20. * The Book Sale is open to the general public Saturday, May 21, from 9am - 4pm.…Learn More

Saturday, May 2110:00 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, May 222:00—4:00 PMActon Memorial LibraryActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

The Friends of the Acton Libraries Book Sale -‘Half-Price Day’

The Friends of the Acton Libraries Book Sale -‘Half-Price Day’ The Friends of the Acton Libraries Book Sale * The Preview Sale for Friends Members is Friday evening, May 20, from 7-9 pm. That means first pick, and light music. Residents may join the Friends at the door for $20. * The Book Sale is open to the general public Saturday, May 21, from 9am - 4pm.…Learn More
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Tuesday, May 249:30—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, May 244:00—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, May 244:15—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, May 244:30—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, May 244:45—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, May 2510:30—11:00 AMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Singalong Storytime at the Library!

Singalong Storytime at the Library!Singlong Storytime at the library with Mr Robert and his guitar. We'll be meeting at the picnic tables by the playground, weather permitting. In case of rain or cold weather, we'll gather in the Meeting Room inside the library. 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! Questions? Email Acton Memorial Library’s Children’s Department at rcarter@minlib.…Learn More

Wednesday, May 252:00—3:30 PMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Firefighter visit

Firefighter visitActon Firefighter Brent Carter will visit the library to talk to children about  what a firefighter does and fire safety . Pre-K--3rd grade.
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Thursday, May 2610:00—10:45 AMMeeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

Preschool Storytime in the Library!

Preschool Storytime in the Library!Interactive Storytime with Miss Elise geared toward preschoolers ages 3 and up. All are welcome! Picture Books, singing and movement! Registration required,Thursday mornings 10 am - 10:45 am.  Please register for each storytime individually. Questions? Email Acton Memorial Library’s Children’s Department at ACTChildrens@minlib.…Learn More

Thursday, May 264:00—4:30 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! Questions? Email Acton Memorial Library’s Children’s Department at rcarter@minlib. net Sponsored by the Acton Memorial Library Foundation.
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Saturday, May 2810:00 AM—12:00 PMLibrary LawnActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720
Meeting RoomActon Memorial Library486 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720

D&D for 5th and 6th graders

D&D for 5th and 6th gradersWelcome to Dungeons Dragons at the Acton Memorial Library, 5th and 6th graders! Beginners welcome!Registration is required in advance to play. Please register for each session you are coming to. If the weather is nice, we'll be playing outside on the library lawn.…Learn More
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Monday, May 30Closed

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Tuesday, May 319:30—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