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October Newsletter
October Events
Free and open to the public, no registration required.
Wed. 1, 7:00 Revamp Your Wardrobe with Closet Smarts author Emily Neill.
Fri. 3, 10:30 Delvena Theatre Co. presents Louisa's Girls  an artistic interpretation of Louisa May Alcott's beloved Little Women.
Tue. 7, 7:00 Genealogical Database Tour: HeritageQuest.
Tue. 14, 10:30 Mystery Mayhem Book Club
Tue. 14, 7:00 Interviewing Family Members: Tips & Techniques
Thu. 16, 7:00 Dorothy Stephens: A Door Just Opened
Mon. 20, 7:00 Who's Tracking You Online? The Quiet Big Data Revolution
Tue. 21, 11:30 Literary Luncheon: The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls.
Thu. 23, 7:00 College Financial Aid Workshop
Click on any of the links for more info.
LEGO Landscape
The Library's LEGO club submitted a sculpture to the Wenham Museum's It's a Snap: Community LEGO Art.
English Conversation Circle
Tuesday, Oct. 7 - Nov. 4 from 12:15-1:30. This group is for people learning the English language and will offer guided discussion on a variety of topics, with a goal to gain confidence in speaking, language, and cultural understanding. 
In this issue
Teen News
Children's Room
Newest Additions
Ongoing programs
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Columbus Day:
Mon. Oct. 13

Mr. Peabody & Sherman [PG]
Sat. Oct. 18
10:30-Noon &
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for yet another fabulous book sale.
These great events are not possible without the sorters, movers, donators & buyers who make it all possible.
Minecraft Club meets every Wed. at 2:30, bring your own laptop & have an active Minecraft account. 
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 Oct. 2 at 6:30.
College Prep programs: Navigate the financial aid forms Thur. 23rd at 7:00, and on Tue. 28th, learn the art of college admissions. Each is lead by an expert in the field.
For inquiries, or to get a personalized book recommendation, ask the Young Adult Librarian, Kim Claire:   978-468-5577.
Pumpkin Decorating Contest! Details are here.
Lego Club every Wednesday at 3:00 for free-form constructing.
Chess for Kids! Every Thursday in Oct. at 3:30, registration requested.
Dads & Donuts: 'Animals that Migrate' Sat. Oct.11 at 11:00. 30 minutes of stories chosen especially for Dads and children 2 and up. Moms are always welcome, too. Coloring, 'munchkins' and social time follows. 
Pajamas & Books for birth to 5 years. Tuesday evenings from 6:30-7:15. Join Sue Shepard for a cozy winding down: enjoy books, music, and intentional time with your child. Children in PJs are welcome, and stuffed friends too. Register with Lisa at: or 978-468-5489. Funded by a grant from the EEC.
Tessie the Therapy Dog: Paws to Read Fri. Oct. 3 & Mon. Oct. 20 at 3:30. Children in K-3rd grade can read to Tessie, boosting confidence and reading skills. Register for your individual, 10-minute time slot. 
Art Club meets Fri. Oct. 17 at 3:30. Betsy leads the projects, bring a friend & explore your artistic side. No registration required, for preschool and older.
Pumpkin Storytime Sat. Oct. 25 at 11:00.  Hear stories on the gentler side of Halloween & bring you own Pumpkin to decorate & add to our contest. Pumpkins will be painted, papered, glittered etc., -not- carved.

For questions, to register, and get the scoop on what's new, contact Lorraine Der, Children's Librarian:   978-468-5577
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Ongoing Programs
Knitting- Mondays 12-2:30    *    Cribbage- Thursdays 10-12
Bridge- Wednesdays 10-12 and Fridays 1:00-4:30 (some exp. required) 
November Events
Thur. 6 at 6:30 Teen Think Tank meeting
Sat. 8 at 11:00 Dads & Donuts storytime
Fri. 14 at 3:00 Movie: Maleficent [PG]
Tue. 18 at 10:30 Mystery Mayhem followed by Literary Luncheon at 11:30.
Join us every Saturday for National Novel Writing Month write-ins from 10-3:45.
November also features a children's story contest, details forthcoming.