Grafton Public Library


Laura Ingalls Wilder MOOC @ Grafton Public Library
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 10 @ 8:00 pm

Try your first MOOC (Massively Open Online Course) with an 8-week course on award-winning writer Laura Ingalls Wilder! Participate online at your convenience, then come to the Grafton Public Library to get help or share your experience. Interactive in-person sessions to discuss the reading and/or the online learning experience are scheduled for every other Thursday evening at 7:00 pm on October 9 & 23, and November 6 & 20, and December 4.

Register online from home, work, school…or at the Library! Course access begins Monday, September 22, 2014. There is NO cost. An email address and access to a computer with Internet is required. See a staff member to set up an email account if you don’t have one.

The reading list includes several books in the Little House on the Prairie series, as well as a biography; request all the titles at once or call 508-839-4649 to request titles.

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Her Work and Writing Life: The Early Years is just one of many free non-credit classes offered by academic institutions from state schools to Harvard University, on topics like Shakespeare, algebra, computer science, Greek civilization, astrophysics, and more.

For more details, or to register, please contact Beth Gallaway, Library Director, at 508-839-4649 x1105 or by email at

Senior Book Group @ Grafton Senior Center
Dec 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

For ages 55+

Faciliator varies.

Once Upon a Storytime at the Willard House @ Willard House and Clock Museum
Dec 3 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm


A program for children ages 3 and up. Join us for stories, fun activities, and see a highlighted feature of the Clock Museum! Please register with Willard House by calling 508-839-3500.

First Fridays with Mr. Kim
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am


First Fridays with Mr. Kim is a music and movement program for Preschoolers. Space is limited; registration is required. Registration begins 1 week prior to the program. Wait-listed participants are automatically given priority for the next month. Additional sign-ups (repeat customers) begin one week before the program.

Teen Program: DIY Harry Potter Ornaments
Dec 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Celebrate the holidays with Harry Potter! Create Harry Potter themed ornaments to adorn your tree this year.

All supplies will be provided.

This free program is for teens in grades 6-12. Register in the library or by emailing the teen librarian.

Grafton Public Library Celebrates the Holidays ~ Sing Along with Musician David Polansky
Dec 7 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Grafton celebrates holidays

The Grafton Public Library is proud to be part of Grafton Celebrates the Holidays and is very pleased to host musician David Polansky in concert, Sunday, December 7th at 3:30 p.m. David Polansky’s music is frequently humorous, sometimes serious, and always clever and engaging. Join us for a concert of holiday tunes and be prepared to sing!

The library will also be open from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. for letter writing to Santa, crafts hosted by Grafton Girl Scout Troop 30286, ongoing seasonal story read-alouds, and a Storywalk. Everyone is welcome!

“Not Just for Young Adults” Book Discussion Group
Dec 8 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Miracle Stealer book cover

The “Not Just for Young Adults” book discussion group will be meeting on Monday, December 8th at 7:30 p.m. The title the group will be reading and discussing for December is The Miracle Stealer by Neil Connelly: In small-town Pennsylvania, nineteen-year-old Andi Grant will do anything to protect her six-year-old brother Daniel from those who believe he has a God-given gift as a healer—including their own mother.
The “Not Just for Young Adults” Book Discussion Group is for adults who enjoy reading and talking about young adult literature. Stop by the Library to sign up and pick up a copy of the book. For more details or to register for the program, please contact Heidi Fowler, Reference Librarian, at 508-839-4649 or by email at

PreK STEM Storytime at UniBank @ UniBank
Dec 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am


At UniBank, a program for children ages 3.5-5 years. STEM themed storytime that features math and science themes. Drop-in!

Library Babies Storytime
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am


A 20 minute program for our very youngest visitors, ages birth through walking. Includes stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and fingerplays. Drop in!

Daytimers GPL Book Group @ Main Reading Room, Grafton Public Library
Dec 16 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Ages 18 & up.