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Middleton, MA 01949
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Flint Public Library
Adult Programs
Please join us!  
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 The Flint Library
Book Group's
next meeting
will be Nov. 2, at 7pm.
The book is Laurie Frankel's
This Is How It Always Is
   
 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. 10:00am
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"Just think...Write Now!"
  Fri. Nov. 3,  10:30am
Lively book discussion on
achieving goals, health, and
prosperity. This month
we will discuss books by
Sonia Choquette and
Love from Heaven by
Lorna Byrne
  
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The Literary Cafe
Coffee, tea, and
philosophy,
a conversation circle
for adults. Join us on
Tues. Nov. 14,  1pm
Our topic this month is:
Giving Thanks
Guest facilatator, and
Director of Ever After
Counseling Services,
Donna Davis, will lead us in
an interesting discussion.
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Socrates Cafe
Thurs. Nov. 30, 10:30am
Join our new 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 ideas.
All are welcome!
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Flint Public Library

Writing Group
Tues. Nov. 7, 6pm
Wed. Nov. 15, 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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Middleton, MA 01949

Phone: 978 774-8132 

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Library Trustees
Monthly meeting is on
Mon. Nov. 13, 7pm
 
Current Board:  
Melissa Stankus, Chr.    
Gretchen Moreschi 
Shirley Raynard
Donna Bambury  
Ann Noyes     
 
Friends Group
Monthly meeting is on
Wed. Nov. 8,  7pm
New Members welcome! 
 
 Thank you, Friends,
for sponsoring the eNewsletter! 
eBook 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 and someone
will help you.

Kindle users bring your

Amazon log-in information.

Ukulele Fusion
will meet on  
Sunday, Nov. 19,  
1 - 3pm 
Open to Ukulele players
and listeners.   
  
Old Time Jam
at the Flint Public Library    
Sunday, Nov. 26, 
2 - 4pm
 
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:
PhotoVoice Art   
on display
November 3 -30 
 
PhotoVoice is a unique art collection by MASCO teens using photography and words to inspire, engage, and education. Drop by
and view the art anytime the
meeting room is free. The theme
this year is: "Life is Good."
 
We are very thankful for our patrons and would like to 
wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving Day!    
 
November 2017
    
Library Hours
Sun: 1pm-5pm 
Mon - Thurs: 10am-8pm 
Fri: 10am-5pm.
The library will be closed on Fri. Nov. 10 for
Veteran's Day. We will close at 4pm on Wed. Nov. 22 
and be closed Nov. 23 & 24 for Thanksgiving.   

The Friends of the Flint would like to thank all the volunteers who helped make the book sale a big success!
Please note:  
The library will not be accepting donations  
of used books until January of 2018.  
Thank you!!!
 

  
Navajoland:  
Sharing Twenty-Five Years of
Experiences and Friendships  
 

Wednesday, Nov. 1, 6-8pm
  
     Sandy Rubchinuk will share her love and respect for the Navajo culture, people, and beautiful lands. Through a multi-media presentation and stories of her learning and experiences on the Navajo reservation, she will educate and entertain. Enjoy the beauty, and be inspired by a vibrant culture, finding Hozho, harmony and peace, for a few hours. Sandy has visited often, over twenty five years, including time volunteer teaching, riding horses, experiencing  cultural events, and  making friendships.
Please join her for this free event.  

Sponsored by the Middleton Cultural Council and Friends of the Flint Library 

Introduction to Tai Chi
4 sessions 
Wed. mornings 10:30 -11:30
November 1, 8, 15, & 29 
 
 
 
Tai Chi is a gentle form of exercise that 
integrates the mind and body,  
creating a sense of peace
and well-being through mindfulness  
and slow graceful movements. The purpose
of Tai Chi is to gently exercise the body  
and allow the life energy within us 
to flow smoothly and powerfully.  
 
Try it and see for yourself. You may  
attend any one session or all of them.  
This  program is free and open to the public.  
Attention Teens: Grades 7 & up  
  
     
Anime and Manga Club
Tues. Nov. 14,  6:30-7:30pm 
Tues. Nov. 28, 6:30-7:30pm 
Join the Anime and Manga Club, a place 
to discuss your favorite manga and watch 
anime. New members always welcome.   
 
NanoWriMo for teens!
National Novel Writing Month.  
Try to write a novel in one month.  
Call Nicole at the Flint if you  
are interested. 978-774-8132 
 
  Children's Programs 

CFCE Parent/Child Playgroup
Tues. Nov. 14 & 28  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. Nov. 1, 8, 15, & 29  10:30 am
or
Thurs. Nov. 2, 9, 16, & 30  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. Nov. 1, 8, 15, & 29  12:30pm 
Ages 4 to 6
Enjoy some entertaining stories and
make a craft to take home!   

My Mandala Yoga for Kids
Mon. Nov. 6,  10:30 am    
For toddlers age 1 yr old & up 
Gentle yoga for our youngest
patrons with Briana Grieco!
Sponsored by the Curvey Family.
  
Fun with Finger Paints
Mon. Nov. 13,  10:30am
Ages 4 & younger
Dress for a mess!  
Sponsored by the Friends of the Flint  
 
Creative Kids with Miss Jessica
Mon. Nov. 20,  10:30am
Ages 4 & younger
   
  Sensory exploration and art for children.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Flint  
 
Get Moving with Miss Jessica
Mon. Nov. 27,  10:30am
Ages 4 & under  
Creative movement, games, and
music in a fun environment. 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Flint
 

Neighbors in Need Program 
 
The Friends of the Flint Public Library are organizing their Annual Neighbors-in-Need Program. They are looking for donations of  
any amount, gift cards to clothing stores, Amazon, or Game Stop. Another way to help  
is by sponsoring a child or one gift for  
a child. We will all be thinking of  
Gimmie Sue Valacer this year as we 
continue this wonderful program that 
she devoted so much of her time to.  
Please call Judy at the library at 
978-774-8132 or email her at
jgallerie@flintpublib.org if you would  
like to help with the program this year.
Thank you! 
New Program
at the Flint Public Library! 
 
Thurs. Nov. 9,  
    6:30 - 7:30 pm     
  Nonfiction Book Group
This group will be 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.
Please join us! 
Middleton Veterans Day Ceremony
at the Flint Public Library
      
Saturday, Nov. 11,  2017
11am 
 
All Veterans and Middleton residents are invited to celebrate Veterans Day and honor our Veterans at a ceremony at the War Memorials at the Flint Library at 11am on Saturday, 
November 11.   
Please join us at American Legion Post 227 on River Street following the ceremony for a collation in honor of our Veterans. 
 
(Please note: the library is otherwise closed) 

 
The library offers many wonderful passes to local museums and other attractions!
Check out a museum or state park pass this fall!  


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 2 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: $5.00 per person weekdays

$10.00 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 members of 

the Friends of the Flint.

 

Many thanks to the Friends of the Flint  

for their sponsorships of the museum passes.