Grafton Public Library

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Friends LEGO Ornament Fundraiser!

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Snowman and Snowwoman
(Set of two ornaments)




Reindeer




Twist Ornament
(Color based on availability)



Gingerbread House – SOLD OUT

Poinsettia – $5*

Star – $5*

Wreath – $5*

Snowflake – $5*

*$5 ornament kits can be picked up at the Main Desk of Grafton Public Library. Please show email verifying purchase.

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Inclement Weather Policy

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In the event of inclement weather, the Grafton Public Library may close to ensure safety for Library staff and visitors. In the event of a Library closing, all fines and fees for materials due on the unscheduled closed date will be waived. If the Grafton Public Schools are closed, but the Library remains open, all scheduled Library programs will be canceled. The Library encourages our members to consider their own safety first and foremost, and follow all government issued travel advisories and bans.

Full policy: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Th-dD_3wJsj12jaiMW-uhH8Z8nq2n9ow/view

 

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We have 2 New Museum Passes!

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We are pleased to offer two new museum passes: Zoo New England and Mass Audubon Society!

 

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ZOO NEW ENGLAND offers discount admission to Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo. Zoo New England manages and operates both the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston and the Stone Zoo in Stoneham, MA.  Its mission is to inspire people to protect and sustain the natural world by creating fun and enjoyable experiences that integrate wildlife and conservation programs, research and education.

LIBRARY PASS is valid for general daytime admission to Franklin Park Zoo or Stone Zoo only. It admits up to 6 people at $9.00 per adult and $6.00 per child. Please review the Library’s Museum Pass Policy and reserve your pass through our online pass reservations.

Check out the ZOO NEW ENGLAND website for more information and to plan your visit.

 

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MASS AUDUBON SOCIETY pass offers discount tickets to 58 wildlife sanctuaries across the state. Mass Audubon protects 36,000 acres of land throughout Massachusetts, saving birds and other wildlife, and making nature accessible to all.  It welcomes more than half a million visitors a year to its various wildlife sanctuaries and 20 nature centers.

LIBRARY PASS provides for $2.00 admission to Mass Audubon’s Wildlife Sanctuaries.  It is valid for up to four persons at one time.  Children under 2 are admitted free.  Valid during normal hours of operation, with the exception of occasional, special fundraising days.Included with the pass is a guide booklet to Mass Audubon’s Wildlife Sanctuaries, Nature Centers, and Museums. Please review the Library’s Museum Pass Policy and reserve your pass through our online pass reservations.

BEFORE RESERVING A PASS CHECK THE MASS AUDUBON WEBSITE FOR DETAILS REGARDING HOURS OF OPERATION FOR THEIR VARIOUS LOCATIONS.

 

All museum passes are provided by the Friends of the Grafton Public Library.

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Fuzzy Pajama Storytime April 4

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Join us for a special, seasonal, all-ages storytime. Listen to some sleepy stories before you head to bed. Pajamas, blankets and stuffed friends are encouraged!  Thursday, April 4 at 6:15 pm. Drop-in program, registration is not required.

 

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Library Closings for Thanksgiving Holiday

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The Grafton Public Library will be closing at 5 pm on Wednesday, November 21 and will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 in observation of the 2018 Thanksgiving Holiday. No items are due on the days we are closed. The Library will reopen at 10:00 AM on Saturday, November 24.

Museum passes may be picked up in advance on  Tuesday, Nov. 20 (10 am – 9 pm) or Wednesday, Nov. 21 (10 am-5 pm).

Please visit our digital branch online to read a newspaper, check out an ebook, learn a new language, and more!

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STEM Kids Grades K-2

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Kids in grades K-2 can join Ms. Cyndi and Ms. Sandhya on Saturday, November 10 at 12 pm for a seasonal science activity that is hands-on fun!

Please REGISTER for this program.

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“Once Upon a Storytime”

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Ages 3 + Join us for a special storytime and fun activities, and see a highlighted feature of the Willard House Clock Museum! Siblings welcome.

Meets Wednesday, November 7 at 1:30 pm

Location: Willard House and Clock Museum, 11 Willard St, Grafton

Please REGISTER for this program.

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Library to Close for Veteran’s Day Monday Nov 12

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veterans day graphicThe Grafton Public Library will be CLOSED in observation of Veteran’s Day, honoring all who served the US in the military, on Monday, November 12, 2018. No items are due this day. The Library will reopen at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, November 13.

Museum passes for Monday may be picked up in advance on Thursday (10 am-9 pm), Friday or Saturday (10am-5pm).

Please visit our digital branch online to read a newspaper, check out an ebook, learn a new language, and more!

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DIY Steampunk Accessories – Teens & Adults

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Tuesday, October 23  7:30 pm

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Teens & Adults! Come learn how to make Steampunk clothing accessories…a mix of a Victorian past and a sci-fi future combine!

Please REGISTER for this program.

Then you’ll be ready to attend the Grafton Historical Society’s “Steampunk and Victorian Era Presentation and Costume Party on Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 6pm-9pm. Check the Grafton Historical Society Facebook event for more info.

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Dinovember Teen & Tween Lego Build

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Celebrate Dinovember with a special Lego Dino Build on Wednesday, November 7th!

This program will be held at the Grafton Municipal Center, second floor, Room D

Due to the popularity of the Library’s LEGO Build programs, we are doing a special registration to ensure more patrons have the opportunity to participate.
Please complete the form for each teen or tween you would like to sign up.
TEEN REGISTRATION (grades 6-12)
TWEEN REGISTRATION (grades 3-5)
Completing this registration does not guarantee you a spot. Registration will remain open until November 2nd. Registrants will be notified on November 3rd.

 

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