Grafton Public Library

Events

Dec
17
Tue
Daytimers GPL Book Group @ Main Reading Room, Grafton Public Library
Dec 17 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Ages 18 & up.

Dec
20
Fri
Drop In Preschool Storytime @ Grafton Public Library
Dec 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

preschool storytime - clipart by www.sweetclipart.com Ages 3-5. Children should be able to sit and listen without much assistance.  We’ll tell a story and sing a song, all while learning about listening. A very simple paper activity will follow.  Please call 508-839-4649 x1103 to register for this program; drop-in guests will be accommodated as space permit.

Dec
23
Mon
Cookie Decorating
Dec 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Cookie Decorating

Teens can get into the holiday spirit by decorating some cookies!

This free program is for teens in grades 6-12. All supplies will be provided. Sign up in the library or by emailing the Teen Librarian.

Kids’ Gift Wrap Night @ Children's Room, Grafton Public Library
Dec 23 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 23 @ 8:00 pm


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It’s our second year of wrapping fun; drop in anytime between 5-8 PM to wrap your gifts. Paper, tags, and tape will be available for kids to use to wrap gifts without any peeking! Refreshments will be provided.

Dec
24
Tue
Library CLOSED
Dec 24 – Dec 25 all-day
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Did you know… the Grafton Public Library has a 24/7 digital branch to meet your informational and recreational needs!

While the Library is closed for the holidays, please try an online resource:

eBooks for your Nook, Kindle, Kobo, Smartphone, Tablet…

C/W MARS offers Overdrive eBooks and eAudio for adult, teens and children, for free! The Grafton Library contributes extra copies and requested materials for Grafton residents – email your eBook and eAudio requests for purchase consideration.

Massachusetts residents can expand their digital book access with a free Boston Public Library eCard (you get database access, too!).

Need help getting eBooks and eAudio onto your device? Want to borrow an eReader and try before you buy? Visit our eBook page for information, training schedule, or to set up a one-0n-one appointment with a staff member.

Streaming Independent Film, On Demand

The library’s Indieflix subscription bring award-winning independent short films, features and documentaries right to your laptop, tablet or smartphone! Ever wondered about those Oscar winning shorts? check out Indieflix – just set up a free account and verify with your library card for 24/7 access. Please note that Indieflix may contain unrated films and is not recommended for children under 18; parental discretion is advised.

Learn a New Language

Mango Languages offers multimedia instruction in Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian and more, plus English as a Second Language instruction. Set up a free account, and you can bookmark your lessons and pick up where you left off!

Novelist: Suggestions for What to Read Next

Hold list for the new Dan Brown book too long? Ripped through all of the Harry Potter series? What do you turn to when no librarian is available? Check out Novelist, which finds authors, titles and series similar to books you love. It’s linked to the Library catalog so you can search and place a hold right away.

 

Dec
27
Fri
Teen Game Day: Telestrations
Dec 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Telestrations Party Pack

Teens can come and play one of our new board games: Telestrations (The Telephone Game Sketched Out). Bring your friends – the more players the more fun!

This free program is for teens in grades 6-12. Sign up in the library or by emailing the Teen Librarian.

Dec
28
Sat
Storytime for 2s & 3s @ Grafton Public Library, Children's Room
Dec 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

A program just for 2 & 3 year olds. We;ll share a story and a song and complete a simple craft activity. Please call to register for this program; drop-in guests will be acommodated as space permits.

Dec
30
Mon
Teen Wii Game Day
Dec 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

wiiCome and take our new Wii Gaming System for a spin!

This free program is for teens in grades 6-12. Sign up in the library or by email.

Adult Book Discussion Group at the Grafton Public Library @ Grafton Public Library
Dec 30 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Reference Librarian, Heidi Fowler will lead a book discussion group for adults.  Stop by the library to sign up and check out a copy of this month’s book: Mr. Penumbra’s 24-hour Bookstore, by Robin Sloan.

After a layoff during the Great Recession sidelines his tech career, Clay Jannon takes a job at the titular bookstore in San Francisco, and soon realizes that the establishment is a façade for a strange secret.

For more information, or to sign up, please contact the Grafton Public Library, at graftonlibrary.ma@gmail.com or 508-839-4649.

This program is free and open to the public.

Dec
31
Tue
Library CLOSING at 5:00 p.m
Dec 31 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 31 @ 9:00 pm

fireworks_colorfulDid you know… the Grafton Public Library has a 24/7 digital branch to meet your informational and recreational needs!

While the Library is closed for the holidays, why not try an online resource?

eBooks for your Nook, Kindle, Kobo, Smartphone, Tablet…

C/W MARS offers Overdrive eBooks and eAudio for adult, teens and children, for free! The Grafton Library contributes extra copies and requested materials for Grafton residents – email your eBook and eAudio requests for purchase consideration.

Massachusetts residents can expand their digital book access with a free Boston Public Library eCard (you get database access, too!).

Need help getting eBooks and eAudio onto your deviceA? Want to borrow an eReader and try before you buy? Visit our eBook page for information, training schedule, or to set up a one-0n-one appointment with a staff member.

Streaming Independent Film, On Demand

The library’s Indieflix subscription bring award-winning independent short films, features and documentaries right to your laptop, tablet or smartphone! Ever wondered about those Oscar winning shorts? check out Indieflix – just set up a free account and verify with your library card for 24/7 access. Please note that Indieflix may contain unrated films and is not recommended for children under 18; parental discretion is advised.

Learn a New Language

Mango Languages offers multimedia instruction in Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian and more, plus English as a Second Language instruction. Set up a free account, and you can bookmark your lessons and pick up where you left off!

Novelist: Suggestions for What to Read Next

Hold list for the new Dan Brown book too long? Ripped through all of the Harry Potter series? What do you turn to when no librarian is available? Check out Novelist, which finds authors, titles and series similar to books you love. It’s linked to the Library catalog so you can search and place a hold right away.