1 South Main Street
Middleton, MA 01949
978-774-8132

In This Issue

Flint Public Library
Adult Programs
Please join us!  
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 The Flint Library
Book Group will meet
on Thurs. Nov. 1
from 6:30 - 8pm.

Join us for a special presentation
by the Delvena Theatre Group as
they present: 
Lizzie Borden and the
40 Whacks.
Participants will become part of
a mock jury and decide....was
Lizzie guilty or innocent?
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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
  Thurs. 10am
Nov. 8, 15 & 29
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"Just think...Write Now!"
  Fri. Nov. 2,  10:30am
Lively book discussion on
achieving goals, health, and
prosperity. This month
we will discuss
Transformed by the Light
by Dr. Melvin Morse.
 
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The Literary Cafe
Coffee, tea, and
philosophy,
a conversation circle
for adults. Join us on
Tues. Nov. 13,  1pm
This month we will
discuss the notion that
it is never too late to have
a happy childhood.
We will discuss how
childhood experiences
shape our lives and stay
with us into adulthood.
We will also discuss
 ideas from the book:

 
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Nonfiction Book
Discussion Group
Fri. Nov. 16,  11am

This group is 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.
The group will on the third
Friday of each month at 11am.
Please join us!
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Socrates Cafe

Friday, Nov. 30, 10:30am
Join our adult discussion
group created  for those who
like to ponder the deep
issues in contemporary life.
This month we will discuss
current events, American
values and ways to
create peace in the world.
All are welcome!
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Flint Public Library

Writing Group
Tues. Nov. 6, 6pm
Tues. Nov. 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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Laughter Yoga
at the Flint Public Library!  

Mon. Nov. 5, 1:30pm
 
Wed. Nov. 14, 6:30pm  
 
Come laugh with us and enjoy the healing benefits of 
Laughter Yoga. There are
no difficult poses. Wear comfortable clothes and
bring a bottle of water.
This program is sponsored by
the Friends of the Flint.  
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Middleton, MA 01949

Phone: 978 774-8132 

Fax: 978 777-3270

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 Many thanks to all our  
Veterans who gave  
service to our country. 
Library Trustees
Monthly meeting is on
Tues. Nov. 13, 7pm
Open to the public.  

Current Board:  
Melissa Stankus, Chair     
Gretchen Moreschi 
Shirley Raynard
Donna Bambury  
Ann Noyes , Treasurer    
 
Friends Group
Wed. Nov. 14, 7pm
New members welcome.
Please join us! 
 
 Thank you, Friends,
for sponsoring the eNewsletter! 
eBook and Tech
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, iPad, smartphone
or other device and
someone will help you.

Kindle users bring your

Amazon log-in information.

Ukulele Fusion
will meet  
Sun. Nov. 18
1 - 3pm    
Open to ukulele players
and listeners.   
  
Old Time Jam
 Sun. Nov. 25, 2 - 4pm 
Open to all folk
instrument players
and listeners.  
 
 
Bring your folk instruments and
join the jam!
All ages and ability levels
welcome as well as those who
enjoy listening.

FMI and sheet music for
50 starter tunes go to:
     

Did you know you can stream
live music, without commercials,
and download 5 free songs per
week? Choose from over 
15 million songs and
40,000 labels including
Sony's music catalog of
legendary artists!

  All you need is your
Flint Public Library card!
  • 5 songs/week via download
  • 3 hours streaming/week
Start listening now by going to:

 
 
Friday Flicks  
at the Flint  
at 1pm   
   
November 9  
  Mamma Mia
Here We Go Again 
(PG-13)
   
 
November 30
Crazy Rich Asians
(PG-13)
 
 

Invite your friends!
Free movies on our big
screen!

     
Library Hours  
Sun: 1pm-5pm 
Mon - Thurs: 10am-8pm 
Fri: 10am-5pm

The library will be closed Sun. & Mon.
Nov. 11 & 12 for Veterans Day.
 
We will also be closed Thurs. and Fri.
Nov. 22 & 23 for Thanksgiving. 

Simple Sewing Workshop
for Adults 
Mon. Nov. 5,  6 - 8pm
Sign-up begins Oct. 22.
 
 
 Make an elegant eyeglass case  
or cell phone holder.  
There is a $10 fee for materials
due upon registration.  

Sponsored by the Friends of the Flint 
 

You are invited to a
10-Year Anniversary
Celebration at the Flint! 
 
     

Thursday, November 8,
6pm - 8pm
Presentation at 7pm
and unveiling of the  
new watercolor portrait
of the library.
 
It's been 10 years since the library
renovation and expansion project
was completed. With the new
facility, the library has offered more
programs and services than ever.
 
Come celebrate with us and enjoy a
brief look back, a glimpse of the
construction project, and a vision
of the future as we continue to
extend library services to all.
 
Refreshments
Displays
Free give-aways
Door prizes
and more!
 
From 1891
to 2008
 
to 2018

 with a full parking lot!
 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Flint 
 
   
Tai Chi for Adults 
Wed. November 7, 14, 21 & 28  10:30am
 
Enjoy the healing benefits of Tai Chi.
This is a drop-in session and you may join
at any time. No registration necessary. 
 
 
   
Yoga for Families of Addiction  
Wed. November 7, 6:30 - 8 pm
 
Have you or someone you know  
experienced the addiction of loving an addict?

Please join Jenny Ravikumar for a workshop/
discussion around healing your heart, body and soul from the addiction of loving an addict.

During our time together, we will be learning about the addiction of loving an addict, what it means to be co-dependent, how shame and forgiveness play into family disease and what you can do to begin your own recovery. We will learn
how we can explore the use of yoga, al-anon principles, essential oils and breath work to heal.  
 
 

   
Drop-in Craft for Adults
   
Tues. - Fri. Nov. 13 - 16
 
       
Pine cone creatures!
Enjoy being creative 
at the Flint and make an adorable
table centerpiece or hostess gift.
These pine cone creatures are
easy to make and are utterly
engaging.  Drop in and make one! 
 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Flint  
   

Ted Reinstein
Author and TV Personality 
 
 
  
Mon. Nov. 19,   6:30 - 8pm 
 
 Ted Reinstein will give a  presentation on his latest book New England's General Stores.  
 
"Step through the wooden doors of a New England general store and step back in time, into a Norman Rockwell painting and into the heart of America." --Amazon
 
Join us for a unique look at an  
American icon, the General Store.  
 
Copies of the book will be for sale
at the event.  
    
Sponsored by the Friends of the Flint 
Attention Teens: Grades 7 - 12   
  
     
Anime and Manga Club
Tues. November 13,  6:30-7:30pm
Tues. November 27,  6:30-7:30pm  
Join the Anime and Manga Club, a place 
to discuss your favorite manga and watch 
anime. New members always welcome.   
 
 Sponsored by the Friends of the Flint 
 
Children's Morning Programs   
 
Mondays at 10:30am
 
Nov. 5 - Get Moving with Miss Jess
5 yrs. & younger
Creative movement in a fun environment.  
 
Nov. 19 - Dance with Joy
Ages 2 & up
Dance fun with Miss Helene from
Helene Joy's School of Dance.  
 
Nov. 26 - Creative Kids with Miss Jess 
Ages 5 & younger
Craft fun and sensory exploration for
young learners.  
 
 Tuesdays  
CFCE Parent/Child Playgroup  
Songs, finger plays and a story.
10am: Ages newborn to 23 months
11am: Ages 2 years & up
Nov. 13 & 27
Sponsored by Coordinated Family 
and Community Engagement.  
 
Wednesdays 
 
 
Drop in Story Hour and Craft
Wed. Nov. 7, 14 & 28 12:30pm 
Ages 3 & up
Enjoy some entertaining stories and
make a craft to take home!
 
Wednesdays & Thursdays
Drop in Toddler Time and Craft 
Wed. Nov. 7 & 14    10:30 am
or
Thurs. Nov. 1, 8, 15 & 29   10:30 am
Age 3 & younger 
Please attend either Wed. or Thurs.
but not both. Programs are the same.   
Music, finger plays, rhymes and fun!
 
Fridays  
Kids Yoga with  
Mandala Garden Farm 
Fri. Nov. 9, 10:30am 
Ages 5 & younger 
Gentle yoga and fun!
  Sponsored by the Friends of the Flint 
 
Grand Times at the Flint
Fri. Nov. 16, 10:30am
Fri. Nov. 30, 10:30am 
Aimed for grandparents and their
grandchildren but all are welcome
Ages 5 & younger 
Educational and fun!
Sponsored by the Middleton Senior Center
& Friends of the Flint. 
 
Children's Afternoon  
and Evening Programs   
 
Drop in Maker Space
Ages 8 & up
Tues. Nov. 6, 3-4:30pm
Tues. Nov. 20, 3-4:30pm
Get creative and make something!
 
 
Drop in Legos
All Ages  
Children younger than
8 years old  
must be accompanied
by an adult. 
Tues. Nov. 13, 3-4:30pm
Tues. Nov. 27, 3-4:30pm
 
These programs are sponsored
by the Friends of the Flint.
 
   
    
 

The library offers many wonderful passes to local museums and other attractions! Middleton residents are encouraged
to call or come in to reserve passes ahead of time. 


THE CHILDRENS MUSEUM 
617-426-6500  
Coupon admits 4 people 

Cost with coupon: $8.00 per person

Under 1 yr. admitted free.

Visit museum website for hours and updates.

 

BOSTON HARBOR ISLANDS FERRY

(Weekdays May 12-Oct. 10th,  

excluding holidays and some other days)

CHECK WITH THE LIBRARY FOR CODE

NEEDED TO RESERVE ONLINE 

617-770-0040

www.Bostonharborislands.org 

2 for 1 Ferry Tickets

 

ISABELLA STEWART GARDNER

ART MUSEUM

617-566-1401  

Number of admissions with coupon: 4 

Cost with coupon: $5.00 per person 

Under 18 admitted free.

Museum closed Tuesdays.

See website for latest hours, holidays, and closings.

 

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

Number of admissions with coupon: 6 

Savings with coupon: $10.00 off each ticket 

 

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 pass: 4

   Cost with pass: $5.00 per person

Under 3 admitted free

Visit website for hours and updates. 

   

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 and updates.

 

PEABODY ESSEX MUSEUM

978.745.9500

Number of Admissions with Pass: 2

Cost with Pass: $12.00 per person 

Under 16 admitted free.

Visit PEM website for hours and updates.

 

SALEM WITCH MUSEUM

978-744-1692 

RETURNABLE PASS

Number of admissions with coupon: 6

Cost with coupon:

$9.00/Adults, $6.75/child (6-18)

 

USS CONSTITUTION MUSEUM

617-426-1812 

www.ussconstitutionmuseum.org 

RETURNABLE PASS

Number of admissions with pass: 9
Cost with pass: Free 

 

WHEELOCK FAMILY THEATRE

617-879-2300 
    tickets@wheelock.edu

 www.wheelockfamilytheatre.org 

LIBRARY CARD NEEDED AT BOX OFFICE 

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

Number of admissions with coupon: 6 

Cost with pass: $9/adult, $6/child

Under 2 admitted free.

Visit Zoo New England website for hours and updates.

 

Museums passes may be reserved for a specific day by Middleton residents and/or members of 

the Friends of the Flint.

 

Many thanks to the Friends of the Flint  

for their sponsorship of the museum passes.