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   Tuesday, August 22, 2017
3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Pokemon Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact:    
Pokemon Fans! Children ages 7 to 14 years old are invited to join our club. Bring your Pokemon trading cards, Nintendo DS games, and anything else you would like to share and discuss. Parents are not required to attend but must stay in the building. http://crawfordlibrary.org/children.asp


   Wednesday, August 23, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:30 AM
Chair Yoga ~ Summer Session
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact:    
Chair yoga modifies some of the basic poses to make them more accommodating for those who gain strength from a seated, more stable position. This program is free and open to the public.  No registration is required.  Participants should dress comfortably.
This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.



3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Chess Club
Event Location: Teen Room
Contact:    
Beginners will learn the basics of how to move the pieces; more experienced players can play a quick game or enter into a monthly tournament. For those ages 12 and older. Held in the Teen Room.


   Friday, August 25, 2017
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Knitting @ The Pearle
Event Location: Local History Room
Contact:    
All stitchers welcome.  No registration.


   Monday, August 28, 2017
4:30 PM- 7:30 PM
Friends Fundraiser Dinner @ Publick House
Event Location: Publick House
Contact: Karen Wall   508-949-8021
Help support our Friends of the Library by purchasing tickets to this wonderful ALL YOU CAN EAT BARBEQUE under the tent at The Publick House in Sturbridge. Includes:
Tossed Salad
Pulled Pork
Baked Beans
BBQ Chicken
Corn
Cornbread & Rolls
Dessert
Coffee, Tea, Soft Drinks & Iced Water

Two Seating Times: 4:30-6:15 and 6:30-7:30
Ticket Prices: $14 Adults ; $5 Children (4-12 years old)
Tickets are available at the door the day of the event, or you may purchase advanced tickets at the Library Circulation Desk.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
 



   Tuesday, August 29, 2017
3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Pokemon Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact:    
Pokemon Fans! Children ages 7 to 14 years old are invited to join our club. Bring your Pokemon trading cards, Nintendo DS games, and anything else you would like to share and discuss. Parents are not required to attend but must stay in the building. http://crawfordlibrary.org/children.asp


   Friday, September 1, 2017
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Knitting @ The Pearle
Event Location: Local History Room
Contact:    
All stitchers welcome.  No registration.


   Monday, September 4, 2017
5:30 AM
LIBRARY CLOSED TODAY
Event Location:
Contact:    



   Tuesday, September 5, 2017
3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Pokemon Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact:    
Pokemon Fans! Children ages 7 to 14 years old are invited to join our club. Bring your Pokemon trading cards, Nintendo DS games, and anything else you would like to share and discuss. Parents are not required to attend but must stay in the building. http://crawfordlibrary.org/children.asp


   Friday, September 8, 2017
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Knitting @ The Pearle
Event Location: Local History Room
Contact:    
All stitchers welcome.  No registration.


   Monday, September 11, 2017
5:00 PM- 6:00 PM
Y.A.C.-Youth Advisory Council Meeting
Event Location: Teen Room
Contact:    
Grades 6-12. Together we plan activities & programs that take place in the Library. If you need volunteer hours, this is a great way to earn them. Please bring your form to be signed. Refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by Friends of the Library
http://www.crawfordlibrary.org/teens.asp



6:00 PM- 7:00 PM
Pizza & Pages Teen Book Group
Event Location: Teen Room
Contact:    
Grades 6-12.  Please bring the book you are currently reading or the last book you’ve read and join our discussion group. Registration is required. Register at the main circulation desk or by calling 508-949-8021. Pizza and beverages will be provided.  Sponsored by Friends of the Library.  http://www.crawfordlibrary.org/teens.asp


4:30 PM- 5:45 PM
Yoga with Julie
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact:    
If you have never tried Yoga, or want to get back into it, now is your chance! Bring your mat and blocks. If you don't have any, no problem, Julie will have some extra. This series will run:
Mondays, September 11 & 18 and October 2 & 16.
$8.00 drop in or take all four classes for $25.00. Bring payment to class and give to Julie. Registration forms available at Library or download here.



   Tuesday, September 12, 2017
3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Pokemon Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact:    
Pokemon Fans! Children ages 7 to 14 years old are invited to join our club. Bring your Pokemon trading cards, Nintendo DS games, and anything else you would like to share and discuss. Parents are not required to attend but must stay in the building. http://crawfordlibrary.org/children.asp


   Thursday, September 14, 2017
6:30 PM- 7:30 PM
Pearle Jam Summer Concert #3 ~ Mandeville & Richards
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact:    
Join us this evening for our final Pearle Jam Summer Concert! Tonight we welcome back our friends Mark Mandeville and Raianne Richards. This concert is free and open to the public. Sponsored by a grant from the Hugh W. and Harriet K. Crawford Endowment for the Pearle L. Crawford Memorial Library.


   Friday, September 15, 2017
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Knitting @ The Pearle
Event Location: Local History Room
Contact:    
All stitchers welcome.  No registration.


   Monday, September 18, 2017
4:30 PM- 5:45 PM
Yoga with Julie
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact:    
If you have never tried Yoga, or want to get back into it, now is your chance! Bring your mat and blocks. If you don't have any, no problem, Julie will have some extra. This series will run:
Mondays, September 11 & 18 and October 2 & 16.
$8.00 drop in or take all four classes for $25.00. Bring payment to class and give to Julie. Registration forms available at Library or download here.



   Tuesday, September 19, 2017
3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Pokemon Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact:    
Pokemon Fans! Children ages 7 to 14 years old are invited to join our club. Bring your Pokemon trading cards, Nintendo DS games, and anything else you would like to share and discuss. Parents are not required to attend but must stay in the building. http://crawfordlibrary.org/children.asp


   Wednesday, September 20, 2017
11:30 AM- 12:30 PM
Peter Rabbit Puppet Show.
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact:    
Pumpernickel Puppet shows are presented with a cast of colorful puppet characters, audience participation, live voices, sound effects and fast paced scripts that not only entertain but stimulate children's imagination and creativity. A demonstration period follows every performance giving the audience some insight into what happens behind the scenes. All performances last approximately forty minutes and are appropriate for children ages three and up. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

 



   Thursday, September 21, 2017
5:30 PM- 7:45 PM
Pastel Painting Class ~ Million Dollar Flower
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact: Karen Wall   508-949-8021
In this fun pastel painting workshop for adults and mature teens, Greg Maichack will demonstrate how anyone can pastel paint very easily using his techniques and methods from masters such as Georgia O'Keefe. Participants will enjoy painting their very own "White Flower #1". Registration and non-refundable $10 co-pay are required. Please stop in to the Library to register. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


   Friday, September 22, 2017
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Knitting @ The Pearle
Event Location: Local History Room
Contact:    
All stitchers welcome.  No registration.


   Monday, September 25, 2017
5:00 PM
Monday Movies for Teens ~Beauty and the Beast
Event Location: Teen Room
Contact:    
The movie will be held in the Teen Room starting at 5:00 pm. No registration is required. Ages12 and up. Free popcorn.
Sponsored by Friends of the Library.



6:00 PM- 7:30 PM
Essential Oils Workshop
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact:    
Learn how to blend your own essential oils with Julie St. Francis. Workshop is free but you will have the opportunity to mix your own essential oil for $10.00 at the end of class. No registration.


   Tuesday, September 26, 2017
3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Pokemon Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact:    
Pokemon Fans! Children ages 7 to 14 years old are invited to join our club. Bring your Pokemon trading cards, Nintendo DS games, and anything else you would like to share and discuss. Parents are not required to attend but must stay in the building. http://crawfordlibrary.org/children.asp


   Thursday, September 28, 2017
6:00 PM- 7:30 PM
Genealogy Group Meeting ~
Event Location:
Contact:    



   Friday, September 29, 2017
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Knitting @ The Pearle
Event Location: Local History Room
Contact:    
All stitchers welcome.  No registration.


   Monday, October 2, 2017
5:00 PM- 6:00 PM
Y.A.C.-Youth Advisory Council Meeting
Event Location: Teen Room
Contact:    
Grades 6-12. Together we plan activities & programs that take place in the Library. If you need volunteer hours, this is a great way to earn them. Please bring your form to be signed. Refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.
http://www.crawfordlibrary.org/teens.asp



6:00 PM- 7:00 PM
Pizza & Pages Teen Book Group
Event Location: Teen Room
Contact:    
Grades 6-12.  Please bring the book you are currently reading or the last book you’ve read and join our discussion group. Registration is required. Register at the main circulation desk or by calling 508-949-8021. Pizza and beverages will be provided.  Sponsored by Friends of the Library.  http://www.crawfordlibrary.org/teens.asp


4:30 PM- 5:45 PM
Yoga with Julie
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact:    
If you have never tried Yoga, or want to get back into it, now is your chance! Bring your mat and blocks. If you don't have any, no problem, Julie will have some extra. This series will run:
Mondays, September 11 & 18 and October 2 & 16.
$8.00 drop in or take all four classes for $25.00. Bring payment to class and give to Julie. Registration forms available at Library or download here.



   Friday, October 6, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:30 AM
Special story time with Buzz Lightyear
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact:    
UFund Start U Reading Series is a Massachusetts literacy program visiting the Library. The program is approximately 30 minutes. The children will hear 1-2 books and then act out one of the stories with the instructor. Joining the act is Buzz Lightyear. All the children will have the opportunity to meet and have their photo taken with him!


10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Knitting @ The Pearle
Event Location: Local History Room
Contact:    
All stitchers welcome.  No registration.


   Monday, October 9, 2017
5:30 AM
LIBRARY CLOSED TODAY
Event Location:
Contact:    



   Wednesday, October 11, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:30 AM
Chair Yoga ~ Fall Session
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact:    
Chair yoga modifies some of the basic poses to make them more accommodating for those who gain strength from a seated, more stable position. This program is free and open to the public.  No registration is required.  Participants should dress comfortably.
This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.



   Friday, October 13, 2017
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Knitting @ The Pearle
Event Location: Local History Room
Contact:    
All stitchers welcome.  No registration.


   Monday, October 16, 2017
4:30 PM- 5:45 PM
Yoga with Julie
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact:    
If you have never tried Yoga, or want to get back into it, now is your chance! Bring your mat and blocks. If you don't have any, no problem, Julie will have some extra. This series will run:
Mondays, September 11 & 18 and October 2 & 16.
$8.00 drop in or take all four classes for $25.00. Bring payment to class and give to Julie. Registration forms available at Library or download here.



   Wednesday, October 18, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:30 AM
Chair Yoga ~ Fall Session
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact:    
Chair yoga modifies some of the basic poses to make them more accommodating for those who gain strength from a seated, more stable position. This program is free and open to the public.  No registration is required.  Participants should dress comfortably.
This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.



   Thursday, October 19, 2017
6:00 PM- 7:30 PM
THRU-HIKING THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL WITH SAM DUCHARME
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact:    
Sam Ducharme set out on a 2180 mile, 14 state 6 month backpacking trip from Springer Mountain, Georgia to Mt. Katahdin Maine. The images and stories will leave you with a renewed awe of the beauty of our country and its people. All are welcome. No registration.


   Friday, October 20, 2017
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Knitting @ The Pearle
Event Location: Local History Room
Contact:    
All stitchers welcome.  No registration.


   Wednesday, October 25, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:30 AM
Chair Yoga ~ Fall Session
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact:    
Chair yoga modifies some of the basic poses to make them more accommodating for those who gain strength from a seated, more stable position. This program is free and open to the public.  No registration is required.  Participants should dress comfortably.
This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.



   Thursday, October 26, 2017
5:00 PM- 8:00 PM
Friends Fall Book Sale ~ Member Preview
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact:    



   Friday, October 27, 2017
10:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Friends Fall Book Sale
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact:    



10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Knitting @ The Pearle
Event Location: Local History Room
Contact:    
All stitchers welcome.  No registration.


   Saturday, October 28, 2017
10:00 AM- 2:00 PM
Friends Fall Book Sale
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact:    



   Wednesday, November 1, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:30 AM
Chair Yoga ~ Fall Session
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact:    
Chair yoga modifies some of the basic poses to make them more accommodating for those who gain strength from a seated, more stable position. This program is free and open to the public.  No registration is required.  Participants should dress comfortably.
This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.



   Friday, November 3, 2017
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Knitting @ The Pearle
Event Location: Local History Room
Contact:    
All stitchers welcome.  No registration.


   Saturday, November 4, 2017
11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Cartoonist Jerry Craft
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
Join award-winning syndicated cartoonist Jerry Craft as he shares his experiences as a professional cartoonist and illustrator. Then it's your turn to draw! Mr. Craft will give you step-by-step instruction on how you can use simple shapes to create your own cool comic book characters. Registration and non-refundable $10 co-pay are required. Please stop by the Library to register. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.
 



   Monday, November 6, 2017
5:00 PM- 6:00 PM
Y.A.C.-Youth Advisory Council Meeting
Event Location: Teen Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021 # 3
kdunton@cwmars.org
Grades 6-12. Together we plan activities & programs that take place in the Library. If you need volunteer hours this is a great way to earn them. Please bring your form to be signed. Refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.
http://www.crawfordlibrary.org/teens.asp



6:00 PM- 7:00 PM
Pizza & Pages Teen Book Group
Event Location: Teen Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021
Grades 6-12  Please bring the book you are currently reading or the last book you’ve read and join our discussion group. Registration is required. Register at the main circulation desk or by calling 508-949-8021. Pizza and beverages will be provided.  Sponsored by Friends of the Library.  http://www.crawfordlibrary.org/teens.asp


   Wednesday, November 8, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:30 AM
Chair Yoga ~ Fall Session
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact:    
Chair yoga modifies some of the basic poses to make them more accommodating for those who gain strength from a seated, more stable position. This program is free and open to the public.  No registration is required.  Participants should dress comfortably.
This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.



   Thursday, November 9, 2017
6:00 PM- 7:30 PM
Healthy Holiday Entertaining with Liz Barbour
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact: Karen Wall   508-949-8021
Holiday entertaining can be stressful and calorie laden..but it doesn't need to be. Join cooking instructor Liz Barbour and learn how to plan a healthy menu that can include recipes that are prepared ahead and recipes that can be put together last minute with very little fuss. Liz will talk you through shopping lists, preparation task lists and the art of tweaking purchased items with your own personal touch so every dish looks amazing and tastes delicious. Liz's discussion is followed by a cooking demonstration of two of her favorite entertaining recipes. Free but registration is required. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


   Friday, November 10, 2017
5:30 AM
LIBRARY CLOSED TODAY
Event Location:
Contact:    



   Wednesday, November 15, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:30 AM
Chair Yoga ~ Fall Session
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact:    
Chair yoga modifies some of the basic poses to make them more accommodating for those who gain strength from a seated, more stable position. This program is free and open to the public.  No registration is required.  Participants should dress comfortably.
This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.



   Thursday, November 16, 2017
6:00 PM- 7:30 PM
Genealogy Group Meeting ~ The Great Pilgrim Migration of the 1600's
Event Location: Local History Room
Contact:    
(Tentatively scheduled)


   Friday, November 17, 2017
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Knitting @ The Pearle
Event Location: Local History Room
Contact:    
All stitchers welcome.  No registration.


   Thursday, November 23, 2017
5:30 AM
LIBRARY CLOSED TODAY
Event Location:
Contact:    



   Friday, November 24, 2017
5:30 AM
LIBRARY CLOSED TODAY
Event Location:
Contact:    



   Friday, December 1, 2017
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Knitting @ The Pearle
Event Location: Local History Room
Contact:    
All stitchers welcome.  No registration.


   Monday, December 4, 2017
5:00 PM- 6:00 PM
Y.A.C.-Youth Advisory Council Meeting
Event Location: Teen Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021 # 3
kdunton@cwmars.org
Grades 6-12. Together we plan activities & programs that take place in the Library. If you need volunteer hours, this is a great way to earn them. Please bring your form to be signed. Refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.
http://www.crawfordlibrary.org/teens.asp



6:00 PM- 7:00 PM
Pizza & Pages Teen Book Group
Event Location: Teen Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021 # 3
Grades 6-12. Please bring the book you are currently reading or the last book you’ve read and join our discussion group. Registration is required. Register at the main circulation desk or by calling 508-949-8021. Pizza and beverages will be provided.  Sponsored by Friends of the Library.  http://www.crawfordlibrary.org/teens.asp


   Friday, December 8, 2017
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Knitting @ The Pearle
Event Location: Local History Room
Contact:    
All stitchers welcome.  No registration.


   Saturday, December 9, 2017
10:00 AM- 1:00 PM
Holiday Arrangement Class
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact: Karen Wall   
Tina Bemis, of Bemis Farm, will lead the class in the making of a lovely holiday centerpiece with lantern arrangement. Registration and $10 co-pay required. Please stop by the Library to register. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


   Monday, December 11, 2017
5:00 PM- 7:00 PM
Family Gingerbread Night
Event Location:
Contact: Ms. Kathy   



   Friday, December 15, 2017
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Knitting @ The Pearle
Event Location: Local History Room
Contact:    
All stitchers welcome.  No registration.


   Monday, December 18, 2017
5:00 PM- 7:00 PM
Holiday Shopping
Event Location:
Contact: Ms. Kathy   



   Monday, December 25, 2017
5:30 AM
LIBRARY CLOSED TODAY
Event Location:
Contact:    



   Saturday, January 6, 2018
11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Sir George and the Dragon Puppet Show
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
Pumpernickel Puppet shows are presented with a cast of colorful puppet characters, audience participation, live voices, sound effects and fast paced scripts that not only entertain but stimulate children's imagination and creativity. A demonstration period follows every performance giving the audience some insight into what happens behind the scenes. All performances last approximately forty minutes and are appropriate for children ages three and up. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


   Saturday, March 10, 2018
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Needle Felted Owl Workshop
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact: Karen Wall   508-949-8021
Join us and create a needle felted owl with artist, teacher and author Lyn Slade. In this workshop you will learn the basics of 3-D needle felting while creating your very own owl to take home. Registration in person is required along with a $10 materials fee. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


   Thursday, April 12, 2018
6:00 PM- 7:30 PM
Cooking and Gardening from an Edible Garden with Liz Barbour
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact: Karen Wall   508-949-8021
Chef and gardener Liz Barbour will show you how to utilize your limited garden space so it can be productive and beautiful at the same time. Join her for a slideshow tour of her edible gardens and learn how she has introduced vegetables, herbs, fruit trees, and edible shrubs to blend beautifully and deliciously throughout. Free but registration is required. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.