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March Events: 
*Basic Chinese starts March 1, meeting on Weds. at 6:30.
* Flower Festivals from Around the World Fri 3 at 10:30.
* Breast Cancer Support Group (Post-treatment) meets Mon. 6 & 20 at 6:15. 
* Boating Safety 8-week class starts Tue. 14, at 6:30.  Call Mr. Mason 468-4824 to register, $60 materials fee.
* Booksale Sat. 18, 9:00-3:00.  Friends member preview Fri. 17, 6-8. Sale continues Mon. 20-Thur. 23, 10-8.
* Forensics Science Roadshow with MA State Crime Lab's Paul Zambella. Tues. 28 at 7:00.  
In this issue
Teen News
Children's Room
Book Clubs
Ongoing Groups
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Think Spring!  Get out your calendar and book a weekend with our Orion Starblast Telescope.  It comes complete with guides, headlamp, and is very user-friendly.  Reserve your weekend: pick it up on a Thursday and return it the following Tuesday.
* 7th Annual Poetry Contest is underway, the theme: Perfection, and associated metaphors. Open to grades 6-12, call for entries closes on April 30. View full details of the contest on the Informed Teens Blog. Joining us for the awards reception and readings / recitations on May 11 with poet Erica Funkhouser.
* MAGE [Minecraft & Assorted Games for Everyone] meets on Wed. afternoons from 3:30-5:00. Bring your laptop and your active Minecraft membership. No Griefing, Ever!   
For more information contact the Young Adult Librarian, Kim Claire   978-468-5577 or .  
* Registration is open for March's Chess Club, meeting every Monday: beginner lessons at 3:30, advanced players join in at 4:00
* LEGO Club creates with abandon every Weds. at 3:00 
* Paws to Read with Tessie Fri. 10, individual sessions start at 3:30
* St. Patrick's Day Storytime Sat. 11 at 11:00
* The Family Treehouse meets on Sat. 18 at 10:30, with 'Outdoor Animals' as the theme. Register with Lisa at or 978-468-5489. 
* STEAM to Science investigates Simple Machines for children 30 months to Kindergarten on Tues. 28 at 3:30
* Tales & Treats: Silly Stories Sat. 25 at 11:00
For questions contact Lorraine Der, Children's Librarian: 978-468-5577. 
Book Clubs  
* Speculative Tuesdays (for those in their 20s and 30s focusing on fantasy and sci-fi) Join Stephanie and Josh on the 7th at 7:00 to discuss: Horns. Next up for April: Christopher Moore's Bite Me
* Wednesday Night Bookclub meets on the first of the month at 7:00 to discuss Grunt by Mary Roach, next up for April is True Grit.
* Literary Luncheon discusses Bohjalian's The Sandcastle Girls on Tue. 21 at 11:30. Bring a brown-bag lunch. Next up for April: The Mapmaker's Children.   
* Be Your Best Self Bookclub Jason leads us on the journey with Think and Grow Rich (in print since 1937) for Tues. 21 at 7:00. Next up for April: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Ongoing Drop-in Groups  
* Adult Coloring gathers every Monday night 5-8 on the 2nd floor.
* Breast Cancer Survivor Support group meets 1st & 3rd Mon, 2nd floor, 6:15.  
* Bridge! Some experience required: Mon. 10-12, the Wed. group will be irregular due to tax appointments, the Friday afternoon group will meet at the WCOA.
* Knitting!  Get help or stay on track Mon. 12-2:30.
* Cribbage meets every Thursday from 10-12.