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February's events:
Robots on the Run: Arduino programming, Grades 4-8. 
Wed. 4 from 3:30-5:30. We have extra spaces!
Class Dismissed: A Film About Learning Outside the Classroom. Wed. 4 at 7. 
New Englanders in Hollywood Fri. 6 at 10:30. 
Trustees Meet & Greet Thur. 12 at 3.
Zentangle Basics Workshop for Adults & Teens. Wed. 18 at 7:00, registration required.
That's My Story memoir writing workshop Tue. 24 at 10:30, registration requested.
Save the date: BOOKSALE Sat. March 21 from 9-3.   
Ongoing Programs 
Knitting: Mondays 12-2:30. Cribbage: Thursdays 10-12.
Bridge: Mondays,Wednesdays: 10-12 & Fridays 1:00-4:30 (some exp. required).
February Vacation offerings:
Tue. 17: Paws to Read with Tessie at 11. (Register!)
Wed. 18: Making Roller Coasters at 2:00. (Register!)
Wed. 18: Zentangle for Adults and Teens at 7. (Register!)
Thur. 19: Family Fort Day at 2.
Fri. 20: Dumb & Dumber, To (PG-13) at 1:00.
Sat. 21: Fly Away with our Birds Storytime at 11.
Sat 21: Dumb & Dumber, To (PG-13) at 1:00. 
In this issue
February Vacation
Tax Info
Book Groups
Children's Room
Teen News
Article Title
Closed Presidents' Day
Monday, Feb. 16
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, Very Bad, No Good Day.
Sat. Feb. 14
1:30 - 2:50 [PG]
Dumb & Dumber, To.
Fri. Feb. 20 & Sat. 21, 1:00-2:50 [PG-13]
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Tax Appointments with AARP SeniorCare
Our wonderful volunteers are ready for the tax season!  Call or stop by to schedule your appointment for a Wednesday or Friday at 10, 11, & Noon, starting Feb. 11 and running to April 10.  You will need all of your paperwork and documents for the current year as well as last years' submitted forms. 
Tax Forms: We will not be receiving IRS instruction booklets.  We have some of the standard forms (1040, 1040A, 1040EZ) and can make copies of forms you require. We have State tax booklets, and lots of them.
Wednesday Night Bookclub!  Freshly Formed! Wed. Feb. 4 at 7:00.  The first title is House Girl by Tara Conklin, followed by The Lobster Kings March 4.  Be a part of this new group and grow your own bookclub, the way you'd like it!
Mystery Mayhem Book Group meets on Tue. Feb. 10 at 10:30 for                
Literary Luncheon discusses Lisa Scottoline's Don't Go  on Tue. Feb. 17 at 11:30, don't forget your brown-bag lunch. Next for March is The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty. 
Join us on Saturday, Feb. 7 for Take Your Child to the Library Day. New children's registrations receive a child's book bag, and chances to win a raffle basket. Join us for Katie's storytime at 11, too!
STEAM into Science Thursdays at 3:00 for preschoolers: explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math through hands-on learning, stories and clever crafts.
Time for Teeth! Dr. Priscilla Magnuson tells stories and sings songs about teeth & dentists!  Sat. Feb. 28, 10:30.   Join us!
Register now: Chess for Kids Mondays at 3:30 in March: 2, 9,16, 23 & 30. All abilities welcome, for grades 1-6.
The full schedule is on the blog with winter storytimes, events & great reads.
For questions, or to register, contact Lorraine Der, Children's Librarian:   978-468-5577. 
Science is Everywhere! Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics events are underway! Don't miss out on April, May & June programs featuring chemical reactions, rocket launchers, polymers & catapults. Register now!
Announcing the 5th Annual Themed Teen Poetry Contest! Check out the blog post for all the great details, this year's theme is: horror.
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MAGE: Minecraft and Assorted Games for Everyone meets Wednesday afternoons 2:30 to 4:30. Bring your own laptop.

The Teen Think Tank meets on the first Thursday of each month to discuss programs and services specifically designed for teens. Share your ideas & have some pizza with us on Feb. 5  at 6:30.
For more info contact the Young Adult Librarian, Kim Claire:   978-468-5577.
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