One South Main Street
Middleton, MA 01949
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Flint Public Library
Adult Programs
Please join us!  
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 The Flint Library
Book Group
The next meeting
will be Oct. 5, at 7pm.
You can pick up the book
after Labor Day Weekend.


 There's also a new
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. Sept. 8,  10:30am
Lively book discussion on
achieving goals, health, and
prosperity. This month
we will discuss books by
Janet Conner including
"Find Your Soul's
Purpose."
 
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The Literary Cafe
Coffee, tea, and
philosophy,
a conversation circle
for adults. Join us on
Tues. Sept. 12,  1pm
Our topic this month is:
Art, Color, Poetry!
Surrounded by the beauty
of the Middleton Art Show
we will discover our inner
muse and be creative!
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Socrates Cafe
Thurs. Sept. 14, 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 how the
US Constitution and Bill of
Rights have laid a foundation
for American thought.
All are welcome!
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Flint Public Library
Writing Group
Tues. Sept. 5, 6pm
Wed. Sept. 20, 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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Flint Public Library

P.O. Box 98

One South Main Street

Middleton, MA 01949

Phone: 978 774-8132 

Fax: 978 777-3270

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Library Trustees 
Mon. Sept. 11, 7pm
Monthly meeting 

Current Board:
 
Melissa Stankus, Chr.    
Gretchen Moreschi 
Shirley Raynard
Donna Bambury  
Ann Noyes     
 
Friends Group
The Friends will next meet
on Wed. Sept. 13 at 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.

New Programs
coming this Fall to the
Flint Public Library!!! 

Wed. Sept. 13,
    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.



 Lifelong Learning
Lecture Series
Thurs. Sept. 21,
6:30pm 
The new lecture series will 
bring a variety of speakers 
to the Flint to present 
various interesting topics.

This series will begin in
September with local resident
Srdjan Perisic discussing
"Everyone Communicates,
Few Connect" 
Srdjan's lecture is based on the
books by John Maxwell
which have helped hundreds
of people be more successful
in business and their personal
lives.  Srdjan has many years experience as a healthcare
professional, lecturer, life coach,
trainer, and inspirational speaker.
This program is free and open
to the public.

Thurs. Sept. 21,  6:30 - 8pm
More details on our online
calendar here:  
Ukulele Fusion
at the Flint Public Library
Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017
1 - 3pm 

Open to Ukulele players
and listeners.  

Old Time Jam
at the Flint Public Library    
Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017
2 - 4 pm
 
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:

 
Library Hours beginning September 5th:
Sun: 1pm - 5pm 
Mon: - Thurs: 10am-8pm 
Fri: 10am - 5pm.
The library will be closed on Sun. & Mon.
September 3rd & 4th for Labor Day Weekend.


Attention Teens: Grades 7 & up  
  
     
Anime and Manga Club
Tues. Sept. 12,  6:30-7:30pm 
Tues. Sept. 26, 6:30-7:30pm

Join the Anime and Manga Club, a place 
to discuss your favorite manga and watch 
anime. New members always welcome.   
 
  Children's Programs 

CFCE Parent/Child Playgroup
Tues. Sept. 12, 19, & 26 at 10:30am 
Songs, fingerplays and a story
Ages newborn to 4 yrs. old
Sponsored by the Collaboration of Family 
and Community Enrichment.

  
Drop in Toddler Time
and Craft
Wed. Sept. 20 & 27 at 10:30 am
or
Thurs. Sept 21 & 28 at 10:30 am  
Ages 3 & younger 
Music, finger plays, rhymes and fun!

Drop in Story Hour and Craft,
Wed. Sept. 20 & 27 12:30pm 
Ages 4 to 6
Enjoy some entertaining stories and
make a craft to take home!   

My Mandala Yoga for Kids
Mon. Sept. 18, at 10:30 am   
(formerly Itsy Bitsy Yoga)
For toddlers age 1 yr old & up 
Gentle yoga for our youngest
patrons with Briana Grieco!
Sponsored by the Curvey Family.


Get Moving with Miss Jessica
Mon. Sept. 25,  10:30am
Ages 5 & under  
Creative movement, games, and
music in a fun environment. 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Flint
 
 

Visit the Peace Village in the 
Children's Room 
Sept. 10 - 22, 2017

In celebration of the
International Day of Peace which is
sponsored by the United Nations and
is celebrated on Sept. 21, each year,
we will have a Peace Village on
display in the Children's Room
and an indoor peace pole.





  Trails and Sails Event in Middleton!



Sunday, Sept. 24 at 1:30am
Urban Walk of Historic Landmarks    

Join us for a short urban walk
(1/2 mile total)

We will gather in the Trustees Room
at the Flint Public Library
to view the stunning stained glass
windows and learn a bit about
Charles L. Flint. Then it's off to the  
historic Tramp House in Middleton,
one of the few tramp houses that is 
still standing. On the way we will
stop at the Estey Tavern for a brief guided
tour and learn a bit of Middleton history. 
At the Tramp House participants
will be able to tour the inside of the building. On the way back, we will pass more 
historic landmarks and end the tour at
the Lura Woodside Watkins Museum.
(adjacent to the Flint Public Library) Participants may view the museum's  
collection and learn about Lura Woodside 
Watkins, the first president of the
Middleton Historical Society.

 
This program is sponsored by:
The Friends of the Flint
The Middleton Historical Society
The Walk/Bike Alliance
Middleton in Motion
&
The Essex National Heritage Commission 
   
    

If you live in Middleton and you haven't
signed up for a library card yet, please
come in and get your free library card.

With your library card you can:

Check out items from our collection of books
Take out magazines, Large Print books, books
on CD, music CD's & DVD's
Borrow Museum Passes 
Download free eBooks, audio books, & music 
Stream videos and music 
Access our many online resources & databases 

 SAVE  THE  DATES!

Tues. Oct. 3,  7pm  Cape Ann Trail Presentation

Fri. the 13th!  7pm  Paranormal Researcher at the Flint for a special Friday night program 


Sat. Oct. 21  10am Library Used-Book Sale 
 
The Library offers many wonderful passes to local museums and other attractions!
Check out a museum or state park pass this summer!  


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