1 South Main Street
Middleton, MA 01949
978-774-8132


An exciting new program has just been added
at the Flint Public Library.

Laughter Yoga 

Mon. March 26, at 1:30pm 
 
Come laugh with us and enjoy the healing benefits of 
Laughter Yoga. 
In This Issue

Flint Public Library
Adult Programs
Please join us!  
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 The Flint Library
Book Group will meet
on Thurs. March 1
at 7pm.
The book this month is:
       
This book discussion is part
of our Community Read.
 
There's also an
online book club.
You can join by going to
Facebook and searching
Flint Public Library
Online Book Club.
 
This is a great way to keep
in touch, share your thoughts
about the book you
are reading, recommend
favorite authors and hear 
about authors who are
visiting this area. Ask to join
and you can begin posting
to the group today.
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The Chess Club
We have chess
games at the circulation
desk. Ask for one and play
chess with a friend any time
the library is open!
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Mahjongg
  Every Thurs. 10am
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"Just think...Write Now!"
  Fri. March 2,  10:30am
Lively book discussion on
achieving goals, health, and
prosperity. This month
we will be discussing Eleanor
Roosevelt and her Universal
Declaration of Human Rights
and listen to a recording of
Eleanor Roosevelt reading
The Great Invocation
at the United Nations.
This program is part of
the Community Read.
All are welcome.
 
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The Literary Cafe
Coffee, tea, and
philosophy,
a conversation circle
for adults. Join us on
Tues. March 13,  1pm
and meet local author,
Maura O'Leary. We will
be discussing her book
When Angels Play Poker
 
This program is part of our
community read.
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Socrates Cafe
Thurs. March 22, 10:30am
Join our adult discussion
group created  for those who
like to ponder the deep
issues in contemporary life.
This month we will discuss
current events and American
values and social justice.
This program is part of our
community read.
All are welcome!
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Flint Public Library

Writing Group
Tues. March 6, 6pm
Wed. March 21, 6pm

If you like to write, come  
join the Writing Group!  
Supportive, fun, and helpful
for  focusing on your  writing  
goals.  Bring a sample of 2-3 
pages of your writing to share. 
No experience necessary.
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Thurs. March 8,  
    6:30 - 7:30 pm     
 
This group is an engaging  
forum for nonfiction readers to  
discuss what they are reading.  
Each participant will read what
they wish and then share a  
bit about the book in the group.
The group will meet each month
on the second Thursday of the
month. Please join us!

This month Stephanie will do
a presentation on books
relating to our community
read on social justice. 
  Back by Popular Demand!

 BollyX with Swasti

Wed. March 14, 21 & 28 
    6:30 - 7:30 pm     
 
Burn calories with this
Bollywood-inspired
dance-fitness program.
No experience necessary!
Wear comfortable clothes and
bring a bottle of water.
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P.O. Box 98

1 South Main Street

Middleton, MA 01949

Phone: 978 774-8132 

Fax: 978 777-3270

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www.flintlibrary.org

 

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Library Trustees
Monthly meeting is on
Mon. March 12, 7pm
Open to the public.  

Current Board:  
Melissa Stankus, Chr.    
Gretchen Moreschi 
Shirley Raynard
Donna Bambury  
Ann Noyes     
 
Friends Group
Monthly meeting is on
Wed. March 14,  7pm
New members welcome! 
 
 Thank you, Friends,
for sponsoring the eNewsletter! 
eBook and Tech
Help Sessions
 
 
  are available at the library.        
You may call
978-774-8132
to schedule a session  
or just drop by the
library with your
eReader, ipad, smartphone
or other device and
someone will help you.

Kindle users bring your

Amazon log-in information.

Ukulele Fusion
will meet on   
Sun. March 18,  
1 - 3pm   
Open to Ukulele players
and listeners.   
  
Old Time Jam
will not meet this month.
       
 
Bring your folk instruments and
join the jam!
All ages and ability levels
welcome as well as those who
would just enjoy listening.

FMI and sheet music for
50 starter tunes go to:
Town of Middleton



Open Budget Hearing
and
Reading of the Warrant

Thurs. March 22,  
7pm   
  at the Flint Public Library

This is a public meeting designed to let the citizens of
Middleton  hear a reading of
the town's FY19 budget before
it is voted on at Town Meeting on May 8. There will be an opportunity to ask questions.      
  
New Online Resource:
A to Z World Food! 


Find fascinating recipes from around  
the world. All you need is your
library card number.
 You can access the site
by going to the library website and  
clicking on Books & More. Then
choose Online Resources.
Then A to Z World Food or  
click on the link below. 

A to Z World Food

It will get you cooking!

  


Library Hours
Sun: 1pm-5pm 
Mon - Thurs: 10am-8pm 
Fri: 10am-5pm
Don't forget to move your clocks ahead on 3/11!
 

Tri-Town Community Read
on Social Justice 

The Boxford, Topsfield, and Middleton Public Libraries are offering a month-long community
read on social justice. Read one of the
books on this list, or read any book you
wish relating to social justice,
and join us for a Social Justice
Book Share on
Wed. March 21, at 1pm in Topsfield or
Thurs. March 29, from 2pm to 3:30pm
at the Flint Public Library in Middleton.

 
Our regularly scheduled programs
will also relate to themes of social justice
including:
March 1, 7pm Book Group
March 2, 10:30 Just Think...Write Now!
March 8, 6:30 pm Fans of Nonfiction
March 13, 1pm Literary Cafe
March 22, 10:30am Socrates Cafe
And don't forget our special program:
March 29, 1pm Social Justice Book Share
 
See further details in this enewsletter and
online at www.flintlibrary.org 
Sponsored by the
Friends of the Flint Public Library 

Mind to Mind with 
Preston Heller

 
 
 
Preston Heller will not tell you what a mentalist is.  He will show you! And in so doing, every audience member will have a unique, personal experience with the "unseen,"
including thought implantation, influence, the
revealing of information known only to the spectator, the reading of body language and voice patterns, psychometry, and much more.
 
Sponsored by the
Friends of the Flint Public Library 

Friday Flicks at the Flint! 
1 pm  

Come enjoy a recently released 
video in the comfort of the library.
Free popcorn!
 
 
March 9, The Greatest Showman (PG)
  

March 16, I Tonya (R) 


March 23, Murder on the Orient Express 
(PG 13) 
 
  Sponsored by the Friends of the Flint 
 
   
Tai Chi for Adults 
Wed. March 7, 14, 21 & 28 10:30am
 
Enjoy the healing benefits of Tai Chi.
This is a drop-in session and you may join
at any time. No registration necessary. 
 
Painted Cookies
  Thurs. March 27,  6:30-7:45pm  
 
 Learn the art of painting cookies
with instructor Kate Sussman.
Each participant will be supplied with
paintbrush, painting gel, plastic palette
and 6 shortbread cookies.
Sign-up is required and there is a
$10 materials fee due at time of sign up.  
   Sign-up begins March 1 
  Sponsored by the Friends of the Flint. 
Attention Teens: Grades 7 & up  
  
     
Anime and Manga Club

Tues. March 13,  6:30-7:30pm 
Tues. March 27, 6:30-7:30pm 
Join the Anime and Manga Club, a place 
to discuss your favorite manga and watch 
anime. New members always welcome.   
 
 Sponsored by the Friends of the Flint 
  Children's Programs 

Grand Times @ The Flint
Sun. March 4, 1pm - 3pm 
Phone Photography 
Hands-on workshop on operating
digital/smart phones for all ages. 
 Especially tailored for
grandparents and grandchildren, but
all are welcome.

My Mandala Yoga with Briana
Mon. March 5,  
10:30am Ages 1 - 4 
Gentle Yoga and Fun!
  Sponsored by the Curvey Family

Creative Kids @ the Flint
Mon. March 12, 10:30am
Ages 1 - 4
Crafts and music.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Flint
 
Rockabye Beats with Marcos
Mon. March 19, 10:30am
Ages 1 - 4
Music in English and Spanish
Sponsored by the Friends of the Flint   


 Get Moving with Ms. Jessica
Mon. March 26, 10:30am
Ages 1 - 4

Music and creative movement in a
fun environment.
Sponsored by the Friends  of the Flint 

CFCE Parent/Child Playgroup
Tues. March 6, 13, 20 & 27  10:15 am 
Songs, fingerplays and a story
Ages newborn to 4 yrs. old
Sponsored by Coordinated Family 
and Community Engagement.
Drop in Toddler Time and Craft 
Wed. March 7, 14 , 21 & 28  10:30 am
or
Thurs. March 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 10:30 am
Please attend either Wed. or Thurs.
but not both. Programs are the same.   
Ages 3 & younger 
Music, finger plays, rhymes and fun!

Drop in Story Hour and Craft,
Wed. March 7, 14, 21 & 28 12:30pm 
Ages 4 to 6
Enjoy some entertaining stories and
make a craft to take home!
Toddler Times and Story Hours are
sponsored by the Friends of the Flint   
 
Fun Fridays at 10:30am! 
Fun with Finger Paints
Fri. March 2, 10:30am
Dress for a mess. Ages 1 to 4yrs.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Flint  
 
Grand Times @ The Flint
Fri. March 9, 10:30am 
Healthy Eating  
with Health Officer, Derek Fullerton
Ages 1 to 5yrs.
Healthy Eating  
 Story Times especially tailored for
grandparents and grandchildren, but
all are welcome.
 
Imajine That Story and Craft
Fri. March 16, 10:30am  
Ages 1 to 4yrs 

Grand Times @ The Flint
Fri. March 23, 10:30am  
Ages 1 to 5yrs.
Qualified experts will talk about
car seat safety and do safety checks for
those that would like them.   
 Grand Times are especially tailored for
grandparents and grandchildren, but
all are welcome.

All Grand Times are sponsored by the
Senior Center and the Friends of the Flint. 
    

Some exciting new programs and services
at the Flint Public Library!
 
1. A new way to reserve meeting room space at the Flint.  
We now have an email address solely dedicated to requesting meeting room space.  Just email your request to meetings@flintpublib.org  and your request will
be answered within 2 business days.   
We hope this will streamline the process for everyone. Thank you!
 
2.  Patrons must present their library card in order to check out items.  Beginning in January, please always bring your library card with you  
if you wish to check out items. We will also accept a picture ID if you
have a library card but do not have it with you. 
We thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation.
 
3. Wowbrary--Weekly Alerts about what's new at the Flint Public Library
You can easily see the newest items that have been added to the library collection
from the convenience of your home computer or mobile device by signing up for 
weekly email alerts. Just go to our website and add your email address. Look under the heading "Books and More!" Then Wowbrary. If you see a book or DVD you wish to request, you can click on it and the link will bring you directly to the catalog so you can request it.  
 
4.  Grand Times--Story times tailored for grandparents and grandkids.
The Middleton Senior Center and Library are collaborating on this new
early literacy program for preschoolers. It will be a special time of stories, crafts and music. Although the program was inspired by the many grandparents who bring  
their grandchildren to the library, all are welcome.  
 
The library offers many wonderful passes to local museums and other attractions! 


THE CHILDRENS MUSEUM 
617-426-6500  
Coupon admits 4 people 

Cost with coupon: ½ price ($8.00 per person.)

Under 1 yr. admitted free.

Visit museum website for hours, updates.

 

BOSTON HARBOR ISLANDS FERRY

(Weekdays May 12-Oct. 10th,  

excluding holidays and some other days)

CHECK WITH THE LIBRARY FOR DETAILS

617-770-0040

www.Bostonharborislands.org 

 

2 for 1 Ferry Tickets

 

IMAJINE THAT, Lawrence

978-682-5338

www.imajinethat.com

RETURNABLE PASS

Admits 4 children & 2 adults for free.

 

ISABELLA STEWART GARDNER

ART MUSEUM

617-566-1401  

Pass admits 4 visitors @ $5 per person.

Under 18 admitted free.

Museum closed Tuesdays.

See website for latest hours, holidays, closings.

 

JOHN F. KENNEDY

PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

1-800-JFK-1960

www.jfklibrary.org 

Pass admits 2 with copay of $3 each

Under 12 admitted free

Museum is open 7 days a week

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day,  

 

MASSACHUSETTS STATE PARKS PASS

www.massparks.org

RETURNABLE PASS

Free parking for 1 vehicle at Mass. State Parks.

Available March through December.

 

MERRIMACK REPERTORY THEATRE

www.MerrimackRep.org

COUPON 

Good for $10 off each ticket, limit 6 per performance.

 

MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

     617-267-9300
www.mfa.org

Number of admissions with coupon: 2

Cost with coupon: $10.00 per person.

Under 7 admitted free.

See MFA website for most current information
regarding hours, fees, exhibits and more!

 

MUSEUM OF SCIENCE

617-723-2500

Number of Admissions with coupon: 4

Cost with coupon: $10.00 per person

Under 3 admitted free.

Visit MOS website for hours and updates.

     

MYSTIC AQUARIUM

55 Coogan Boulevard

Mystic, CT 06355

860-572-5955 

 www.mysticaquarium.org 

(Available year round/no black out dates!) 

Number of Admissions with coupon: 4

Coupon gives $5 off regular price of:   

   

NEW ENGLAND AQUARIUM

(Available Sept - June only)

617.973.5200

Number of Admissions with Coupon: 4

Cost with coupon: $10.00 per person

Under 3 admitted free.

Visit NEAQ website for hours, updates.

 

PEABODY ESSEX MUSEUM

978.745.9500

Number of Admissions with Pass: 2

Cost with Pass: $6.00 per person weekdays

$12.00 per person weekends & holidays 

Under 17 admitted free.

Visit PEM website for hours, updates.

 

SALEM WITCH MUSEUM

978-744-1692 

RETURNABLE PASS

Number of admissions with coupon: 6

Cost with coupon:

$6.50/Adults, $5.00/child (6-18)

 

USS CONSTITUTION MUSEUM

617-426-1812 

www.ussconstitutionmuseum.org 

RETURNABLE PASS

Pass admits up to 9 free.

2 passes available

 

WHEELOCK FAMILY THEATRE

617-879-2300 
    tickets@wheelock.edu

 www.wheelockfamilytheatre.org 

LIBRARY CARD NEEDED

Evening Performances Only

Buy one ticket, get one free.

Visit Wheelock's website for current listing of shows.

 

ZOO NEW ENGLAND

Franklin Park, Boston

Stone Zoo, Stoneham

617-541-5466  

www.zoonewengland.com

Pass admits 2 adults & 4 children.

Cost with pass: $9/adult, $6/child

Under 2 admitted free.

Visit Zoo New England website for hours, updates.

 

Museums passes may be reserved for a specific day by Middleton residents and/or members of 

the Friends of the Flint.

 

Many thanks to the Friends of the Flint  

for their sponsorship of the museum passes.