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Friends of the Library Annual Spring Egg Hunt

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Saturday, April 8 at 10:00 am OR 11:30 am

Collect up to 6 candy-filled eggs while hunting for the elusive Golden Egg, get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny, and then join us at the Library for Spring stories & crafts. Sponsored by the Friends of the Grafton Public Library. Proceeds benefit the Grafton Public Library.

Tickets are $ 4 per child and must be purchased prior to the event. Tickets are first come, first serve.

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Early Childhood Seminar with Apple Tree Arts

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Tuesday, March 28  6:30 – 8:00 pm

The audience for the seminar are parents of young children from birth to age five.  (The seminar is for adults only, children should not accompany parents.)  Apple Tree Arts is  offering professional development hours for the hour and half seminar. The seminar can accommodate up to 20 participants.

We will provide participants with a survey before and after the seminar to have them rate their knowledge of the objectives of the seminar on a scale of one to five. The objectives are:
  • Increase knowledge of  why music, movement and music education is essential to children’s development
  • Increase knowledge of  how music is a powerful  tool for brain development, creative thinking and communication.
  • Increase knowledge of ways to incorporate music  into their families’ daily living and their comfort level with achieving this.

Please REGISTER for this seminar ONLINE or by calling the Library 508-839-4649.

 

THIS PROGRAM WILL BE HELD AT THE MUNICIPAL CENTER, 30 PROVIDENCE ROAD

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Are You Missing Anything..?

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Our Lost & Found box has hats, gloves, stuffed animals, water bottles, etc and is beginning to overflow. All items will be donated to a local thrift shop if not claimed by March 20.

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The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright with Architect Kenneth Best

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Kenneth Best, AIA

Monday, March 20 at 7:00 pm

Join architect Kenneth C. Best (AIA, ALA, CSI) and learn more about famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright as part of our 2017 Community Read.

Ken is an architect at DRA (Drummey Rosane Anderson, Inc).  When he joined the firm, he brought with him expertise in historic preservation, a commitment to sustainable design and a passion for buildings that serve the public.  He believes that his designs should not only meet the needs of the client, but should also enhance the experiences of users and have a positive impact on the community served. Public libraries make up a large percentage of his portfolio but, over his 35 year career, he has handled a variety of building types.

Please REGISTER online for this program, call the Library at 508-8396-4649 or email fowlerh@graftonlibrary.org

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Help Deliver Books to our Home-Bound Patrons

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Would you like to do a simple favor for someone in need?
We deliver books to home-bound patrons on a weekly basis. We are looking for a volunteer over age 18 with a valid driver’s license to sign up for one Tuesday afternoon per month. The task is to pick up the stack of books that will have been prepared in advance and deliver them to each of our homebound patrons; currently we have 4, all living in Grafton. The volunteer also picks up the books ready to be returned and brings them back to the library. The whole exercise takes about one hour.
If interested, please call Susan Leto at 508-839-4649 extension 1 or send an email to letos@graftonlibrary.org.

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Honeybee Crafts and Info Session

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Drop in between 1-3 pm and enjoy an afternoon of arts & crafts while learning about the importance of bees in our community. You can even sample some honey!

This free program is for children ages 6-12. This is a Girl Scout run event for completion of a Gold Award Project.

Please note our unattended child policy: under age 7, parent must remain in proximity; ages 8-12, parent must remain in building,13+ may be unattended. Thank you for your cooperation!

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