All the Latest News & Events
December 2019
Holiday Closings
Special Hours on
Christmas Eve (Dec. 24th)

10 am - 2 pm

Christmas Day (Dec. 25th)

New Years Eve (Dec. 31st)
1 pm - 4 pm

New Years Day (Jan. 1st)

Now Accepting Applications
for the Ray Grande Memorial Scholarship for H.S. Juniors and Seniors!
Deadline: February 28, 2020 – Completed application and essay must be received or postmarked by the deadline.

Click Here for more information and how to apply.

News from the Children's Department
Visit the Children's Page to learn more about upcoming events.

News from the Teen Department
Teen Winter Reading Program 2020:

December 21 st 2019 –
February 22 nd 2020

No sign up necessary!

Stop by the library to pick up a Teen Winter Reading Bingo Card in the Teen area or from the Circulation Desk. Complete activities to get a Bingo (five squares in a row). Bring your Bingo card to the Circulation desk to receive a raffle ticket towards 4 raffles. Raffle prizes include gift cards, books and of course, the big jar of candy.

 You can do as many Bingo Cards as you want.  You will also receive a raffle ticket for every teen program you attend in January and February. Raffle winners will be picked at the end of the day on Saturday, February 22 nd 2020 so please turn in all Bingo Cards and raffle tickets before then.



Wednesday, January 8 th @ 12:30pm:
Movie and Hot Chocolate (and Cookies)

Wednesday, January 15 th @ 3pm:
DIY Hand Warmers

Thursday, January 22 nd @ 3pm:
Teen Edible Winter Art

Wednesday, January 29 th @ 3:30pm:
Harry Potter Half Birthday Party


Thursday, February 5 th @ 3pm:
Teen Wii Play

Wednesday, February 12 th @ 12:30pm: Movie and Milkshakes

Wednesday, February 19 th @ 1pm: Teen Edible Art: Candy Necklaces

Thursday, February 20 th @ 6:30pm: Teen Anime and Candy Sushi Night

Upcoming Adult Programs
Senior Financial Services Program

Tuesday December 10th and Thursday December 12th at 6:30 pm in the Couper Room

Join us for this program for Seniors. You'll learn about how to manage finances during this two day program.
Holiday Concert
December 21st, at 2 pm

Join us with "Ramblin Richard" aka Richard Kruppa will perform a free holiday concert on Saturday afternoon.

Richard is a member of the New England Foundation for the Arts, is a retired professor who studied Gospel and American folk music and is an active musician who makes more than 300 performances each year. He tells the stories and sings the songs while accompanying himself on guitar, a 5-string banjo and a baritone ukulele.

There is no fee for this presentation. All are welcome to attend.

Following the program, refreshments will be served.

In the Gallery
In the RHL Gallery

Drawing from Life: Littleton High School Student Work from Observation

December 5th to January 2nd

Works in various media from students in the AP Studio Art, Art Portfolio, and Painting & Drawing classes and are painted or drawn from observation.

Still Life by
Katherine McDonagh

Book Clubs
Third Wednesdays Book Club

Julie Fredericksen 
facilitates this informal discussion group on the third Wednesday of the month 
(September - June)
from 7:30 - 8:30 pm. 
in the Small Meeting Room.

Books are available at the Circulation Desk 
one month before the discussion.

 All are welcome!

Light refreshments will be served. 
Mystery Book Club

December 14

Conference Room

Mystery Reading Group – Meeting & Cookie Swap!

Reader's choice this month!

Read any short story with a holiday theme and we will discuss during our cookie swap.
2:00-4:00 in the Small Meeting Room (we will be meeting on Saturday afternoons from now through March)
Fantastical Book Club

Saturday - December 21st
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Small Meeting Room
Non-Fiction Spotlight
Busy this month? Check out our display of quick reads. Great gift ideas! We pulled a few books for you to try before you buy.

Letters from the North Pole!

The Friends have a special connection to You-Know-Who at the North Pole!

Last Day to order is Saturday, December 14!

Book Sorting


Museum Pass Spotlight
Courtesy of the Friends of the Library

Pass admits 2 adults for free to the Fogg Museum, the Busch-Reisigner Museum, and the Arthur M. Sackler Museum. Youth 18 and under are always free.

The Museum of Science has something for everyone - from archaeology to technology. Coupon admits up to 4 people for $10.00 per person. Cannot be used for Omni Theater or Body Worlds and the Cycle of Life.

Library Groups
Yarn Overs Group

Tuesday - December 17th

7:00 pm

Couper Room

Adult Coloring Night

Thursday - December 19th

7:00 pm

Small Meeting Room

Library Hours:

Monday - 10 am - 4 pm
Tuesday - 1 pm - 9 pm
Wednesday - 10 am - 9 pm
Thursday - 1 pm - 9 pm
Friday - 10 am - 4pm
Saturday - 10 am - 4pm
Contact Us

Call us at 978-540-2600

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