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   Tuesday, June 27, 2017
3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Pokemon Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021 # 3
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, June 28, 2017
11:30 AM- 12:30 PM
Mad Science Show ~ 2017 Summer Reading Program Kickoff
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
kdunton@cwmars.org
The Mad Scientists from the Mad Science Company will be at the Library to help us kick off our 2017 Summer Reading Program. The first 50 children to check in with Ms.Kathy will receive Instant Snow from the Mad Scientist. No registration is required. This event is fun for all ages. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by Janet Malser Humanities Trust.


10:00 AM
SUMMER READING 2017 STARTS!
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact: Karen Wall   508-949-8021
kwall@cwmars.org
Join us for the 2017 Summer Reading Program! The theme this year (for all ages) is "BUILD A BETTER WORLD" and very apropos these days, don't you agree? The Summer Reading Program will run from Wednesday, June 28, through Wednesday, August 16. There will be fun programs and contests for all ages. Our End-of-Summer Reading Party for those who participated in the program will be on Thursday, August 17, from 2:00-3:30 with a concert by the band Hungrytown and, of course(!) ice cream!. You will need to register for this event. Sponsored by Friends of the Library, Malser Humanities Trust, and the Hugh W. and Harriet K. Crawford Endowment for the Pearle L. Crawford Memorial Library.


3:15 PM- 4:15 PM
Yoga with Julie
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact: Julie St. Francis    
julie.stfrancis@gmail.com
Five-week session runs June 14 through July 19 (no class on July 5). If you have always wanted to give yoga a try, now is your chance! All levels of experience are welcome. Bring a mat and blocks if you have them; if not, Julie will have some available. Cost is $30/5 weeks or $8 drop in. Download the registration form HERE or pick up at the Library circulation desk (bring to class with $).


   Thursday, June 29, 2017
6:00 PM- 7:30 PM
Author Talk with Mike Neagle,
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact: Karen Wall   508-949-8021
kwall@cwmars.org
Join author and Nichols College Assistant Professor of History, Michael E. Neagle, to hear about his book "America's Forgotten Colony: Cuba's Isle of Pines", a study of how American influence adapted and endured in republican-era Cuba (1902-1958). No registration is required. Light refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


   Friday, June 30, 2017
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Knitting @ The Pearle
Event Location: Local History Room
Contact:    
All stitchers welcome.  No registration.


12:30 PM- 1:30 PM
Teen Candy Bingo
Event Location: Teen Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
In order for Candy Bar Bingo to succeed, we need you to bring Candy Bars and Friends! The price of admission is one regular sized candy bar per bingo card. Bring a friend and receive a free Bingo Card. Registration not required. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


1:30 PM
Teen Movie ~ Back to the Future
Event Location: Teen Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
Join us every Friday afternoon in the Teen Room for a different movie. There will be free popcorn and a weekly door prize for those who attend. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


   Monday, July 3, 2017
12:30 PM
Family Movie~ Worms
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
Join us in the Children's Room for a family movie and free popcorn. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


   Tuesday, July 4, 2017
5:30 AM
LIBRARY CLOSED TODAY
Event Location:
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   Wednesday, July 5, 2017
1:00 PM- 2:00 PM
Mad Science Workshop
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
kdunton@cwmars.org
This week's topic: Slime Time. The program is for children in grades K-5. Registration is required. Parents must stay in the Library during the 1-hour workshop. Sponsored by Janet Malser Humanities Trust.


   Thursday, July 6, 2017
6:00 PM- 7:00 PM
Book Discussion ~ THE SUMMER BEFORE THE WAR by Helen Simonson
Event Location: Local History Room
Contact: Karen Wall   508-949-8021
kwall@cwmars.org
Books are available at circulation desk one month prior to discussions.  All are welcome.  No registration is required.  Refreshments provided.


   Friday, July 7, 2017
12:30 PM- 1:30 PM
Teen Candy Bingo
Event Location: Teen Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
In order for Candy Bar Bingo to succeed, we need you to bring Candy Bars and Friends! The price of admission is one regular sized candy bar per bingo card. Bring a friend and receive a free Bingo Card. Registration not required. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


1:30 PM
Teen Movie ~ Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Event Location: Teen Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
Join us every Friday afternoon in the Teen Room for a different movie. There will be free popcorn and a weekly door prize for those who attend. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


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


   Monday, July 10, 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


12:30 PM
Family Movie~ Teen Beach Movie
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
Join us in the Children's Room for a family movie and free popcorn. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


   Tuesday, July 11, 2017
3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Pokemon Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021 # 3
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, July 12, 2017
1:00 PM- 2:00 PM
Mad Science Workshop
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
kdunton@cwmars.org
This week's topic: Fantastic Fliers. The program is for children in grades K-5. Registration is required. Space is limited. Parents must stay in the Library during the 1-hour workshop. Sponsored by Janet Malser Humanities Trust.


3:15 PM- 4:15 PM
Yoga with Julie
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact: Julie St. Francis    
julie.stfrancis@gmail.com
Five-week session runs June 14 through July 19 (no class on July 5). If you have always wanted to give yoga a try, now is your chance! All levels of experience are welcome. Bring a mat and blocks if you have them; if not, Julie will have some available. Cost is $30/5 weeks or $8 drop in. Download the registration form HERE or pick up at the Library circulation desk (bring to class with $).


   Thursday, July 13, 2017
11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Worcester Bravehearts Mascot Visit
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
Jake, the Worcester Bravehearts Baseball Team Mascot, will be at the Library to take pictures and sign autographs. He will also raffle off four tickets to the Saturday, August 5, baseball game. Visit the Library while he is here for your chance to win! This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
 



6:30 PM- 7:30 PM
Pearle Jam Summer Concert #1 ~ Yankee Notions
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact:    
Join us this evening for our first Pearle Jam Summer Concert! Tonight we welcome back our friends Yankee Notions. Yankee Notions is Jim Douglas and Tim Van Egmond. Both are accomplished singers, storytellers, and musicians (guitar, hammered dulcimer, English concertina, pennywhistle, Appalachian dulcimer). Performing throughout New England for close to 20 years, Yankee Notions has been featured in hundreds of community concerts and festivals, schools, libraries, senior centers, and heritage museums. 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, July 14, 2017
11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Raptor Program
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
Horizon wings from Ashford, CT, will bring 4 of their raptors to the Library. No registration is required. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


12:30 PM- 1:00 PM
Craft ~ Bird Feeders
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
Join us after the Raptor program to make a bird feeder to take home and feed the birds in your backyard. Registration is required. Space is limited. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 


1:30 PM
Teen Movie ~ Harry Potter
Event Location: Teen Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
Join us every Friday afternoon in the Teen Room for a different movie. There will be free popcorn and a weekly door prize for those who attend. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


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


   Monday, July 17, 2017
6:00 PM- 7:00 PM
Magic by Scott Jameson
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 #3
Join magician and juggler Scott Jameson for an extraordinary performance that will have you laughing out loud and perched on the edge of your seat. Sponsored by Dudley Cultural Council and Friends of the Library.


12:30 PM
Family Movie ~Baby's Day Out!
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
Join us in the Children's Room for a family movie and free popcorn. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


   Tuesday, July 18, 2017
3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Pokemon Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021 # 3
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, July 19, 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.



1:00 PM- 2:00 PM
Mad Science Workshop
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
kdunton@cwmars.org
This week's topic: Harry Potter. The program is for children in grades K-5. Registration is required. Space is limited. Parents must stay in the Library during the 1-hour workshop. Sponsored by Janet Malser Humanities Trust.


3:15 PM- 4:15 PM
Yoga with Julie
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact: Julie St. Francis    
julie.stfrancis@gmail.com
Five-week session runs June 14 through July 19 (no class on July 5). If you have always wanted to give yoga a try, now is your chance! All levels of experience are welcome. Bring a mat and blocks if you have them; if not, Julie will have some available. Cost is $30/5 weeks or $8 drop in. Download the registration form HERE or pick up at the Library circulation desk (bring to class with $).


   Friday, July 21, 2017
12:30 PM- 1:30 PM
Teen Candy Bingo
Event Location: Teen Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
In order for Candy Bar Bingo to succeed, we need you to bring Candy Bars and Friends! The price of admission is one regular sized candy bar per bingo card. Bring a friend and receive a free Bingo Card. Registration not required. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


1:30 PM
Teen Movie ~ Teen Wolf
Event Location: Teen Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
Join us every Friday afternoon in the Teen Room for a different movie. There will be free popcorn and a weekly door prize for those who attend. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


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


   Monday, July 24, 2017
12:30 PM
Family Movie ~ Paddington
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
Join us in the Children's Room for a family movie and free popcorn. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


12:00 PM
Honeybee Observation Hive in the Library!
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
We will have an enclosed honeybee observation hive on display Monday, July 24 until Wednesday, July 25 at 10:30 when Beekeeper Ken Korch from Kacklebee Homestead will talk about why bees are so important to the environment. 


   Tuesday, July 25, 2017
3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Pokemon Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021 # 3
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, July 26, 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.



1:00 PM- 2:00 PM
Mad Science Workshop
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
kdunton@cwmars.org
This week's topic: Optical Illusions. The program is for children in grades K-5. Registration is required. Space is limited. Parents must stay in the Library during the 1-hour workshop. Sponsored by Janet Malser Humanities Trust.


10:30 AM- 11:15 AM
Honeybee Program ~ What's Buzzing at the Library?
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
Join Beekeeper Ken Korch and his honeybee friends from Kacklebee Homestead to find out what's buzzing at the Library. There will be an observation hive on display starting on Monday, July 24-Wednesday July 26. See if you can find the queen! No registration is required. All ages are welcome. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.


   Thursday, July 27, 2017
11:00 AM- 1:00 PM
Hatch your own Pokemon egg
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
Hatch your own Pokemon egg. Registration is required; please call the Library at 508-949-8021 or stop by Children's Room. All ages are welcome. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. This program is sponsored by Friends of the Library. 


6:00 PM- 7:30 PM
Genealogy Group ~ Getting Into Genealogy: an introduction
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact:    
This presentation will provide sufficient information on how to get started in genealogy and family history. This program is free, but registration is requested by calling or visiting the Library. Offered by the Mass. Society of Genealogists, Inc./Worcester Chapter.


   Friday, July 28, 2017
12:30 PM- 1:30 PM
Teen Candy Bingo
Event Location: Teen Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
In order for Candy Bar Bingo to succeed, we need you to bring Candy Bars and Friends! The price of admission is one regular sized candy bar per bingo card. Bring a friend and receive a free Bingo Card. Registration not required. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


1:30 PM
Teen Movie ~Miss Peregrines Home for Peculiar Children
Event Location: Teen Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
Join us every Friday afternoon in the Teen Room for a different movie. There will be free popcorn and a weekly door prize for those who attend. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


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


   Monday, July 31, 2017
12:30 PM
Family Movie ~Pokemon Heroes The Movie
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
Join us in the Children's Room for a family movie and free popcorn. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


   Tuesday, August 1, 2017
10:00 AM- 4:00 PM
Babysitting Training & CPR with Harrington Hospital
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
Learn the basics of child care and safety with this babysitting education class. This program is open to boys & girls ages 11-15. There is a $40.00 non-refundable fee when registering for the course. You will need to bring a doll and your lunch. 
http://crawfordlibrary.org/teens.asp



3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Pokemon Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021 # 3
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 2, 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.



1:00 PM- 2:00 PM
Mad Science Workshop
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
kdunton@cwmars.org
This week's topic: Current Events. The program is for children in grades K-5. Registration is required. Space is limited. Parents must stay in the Library during the 1-hour workshop. Sponsored by Janet Malser Humanities Trust.


   Thursday, August 3, 2017
6:00 PM- 7:00 PM
Book Discussion ~ A MANUAL FOR CLEANING WOMEN by Lucia Berlin
Event Location: Local History Room
Contact: Karen Wall   508-949-8021
kwall@cwmars.org
Books are available at circulation desk one month prior to discussions.  All are welcome.  No registration is required.  Refreshments provided.


   Friday, August 4, 2017
11:00 AM- 3:00 PM
Tie Dye Day
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
Add a little color to your world!  Join us and create a one of a kind tie dye. You will need to bring one pre-washed item of your choice. 100% cotton is the best. All ages are welcome to attend. Registration is required; please call the Library at 508-949-8021 or by stopping by the Children's Room. This program is sponsored by Friends of the Library.
 



12:30 PM- 1:30 PM
Teen Candy Bingo
Event Location: Teen Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
In order for Candy Bar Bingo to succeed, we need you to bring Candy Bars and Friends! The price of admission is one regular sized candy bar per bingo card. Bring a friend and receive a free Bingo Card. Registration not required. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


1:30 PM
Teen Movie~Footloose
Event Location: Teen Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
Join us every Friday afternoon in the Teen Room for a different movie. There will be free popcorn and a weekly door prize for those who attend. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


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


   Monday, August 7, 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


12:30 PM
Family Movie~ Pocahontas
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
Join us in the Children's Room for a family movie and free popcorn. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


   Tuesday, August 8, 2017
3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Pokemon Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021 # 3
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 9, 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.



   Friday, August 11, 2017
12:30 PM- 1:30 PM
Teen Candy Bingo
Event Location: Teen Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
In order for Candy Bar Bingo to succeed, we need you to bring Candy Bars and Friends! The price of admission is one regular sized candy bar per bingo card. Bring a friend and receive a free Bingo Card. Registration not required. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


1:30 PM
Teen Movie ~ Real Genius
Event Location: Teen Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
Join us every Friday afternoon in the Teen Room for a different movie. There will be free popcorn and a weekly door prize for those who attend. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


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


   Monday, August 14, 2017
12:30 PM
Family Movie~Beauty and the Beast
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
Join us in the Children's Room for a family movie and free popcorn. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.


   Tuesday, August 15, 2017
3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Pokemon Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021 # 3
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 16, 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.



5:00 PM
Summer Reading Ends Today!
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
Do you still have tickets that you earned from summer reading? Today is the last day you can turn them in and collect prizes.


   Thursday, August 17, 2017
2:00 PM- 3:30 PM
Ice Cream Party & Music by Hungrytown.
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact: Karen Wall or Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021
Summer Reading Celebration!  Join us for an ice cream party and music by Hungrytown. Registration is encouraged by calling the Library at 508-949-8021.


2:00 PM- 3:30 PM
Pearle Jam Summer Concert #2 ~ Hungrytown
Event Location: Fels Community Room
Contact:    
Join us this evening for our second Pearle Jam Summer Concert! Tonight we welcome Hungrytown, the folk duo of Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson. 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, August 18, 2017
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Knitting @ The Pearle
Event Location: Local History Room
Contact:    
All stitchers welcome.  No registration.


   Tuesday, August 22, 2017
3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Pokemon Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021 # 3
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.



10:00 AM
Fall Storytime Registration
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 #3
This session will run from Tuesday, September 5 through Friday, December 1, 2017
Tuesday: 3-6 years old ~10:30
Wednesday: 3-6 years old ~ 10:30
Thursday: 1-3 years old with an adult ~ 10:30
Friday: 1-3 years old with an adult ~ 10:30
http://crawfordlibrary.org/children.asp



3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Spell Bound Book Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021 #3
The group will meet weekly on Wednesdays in the Children’s Room. Books will be available at the Library. Registration is required. Snacks will be provided. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Grades 3-6


3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Spell Bound Book Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021 #3
The group will meet weekly on Wednesdays in the Children’s Room. Books will be available at the Library. Registration is required. Snacks will be provided. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Grades 3-6


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


   Tuesday, August 29, 2017
3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Pokemon Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021 # 3
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 30, 2017
3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Spell Bound Book Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021 #3
The group will meet weekly on Wednesdays in the Children’s Room. Books will be available at the Library. Registration is required. Snacks will be provided. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Grades 3-6


   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: Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021 # 3
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 6, 2017
3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Spell Bound Book Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021 #3
The group will meet weekly on Wednesdays in the Children’s Room. Books will be available at the Library. Registration is required. Snacks will be provided. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Grades 3-6


   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: 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


   Tuesday, September 12, 2017
3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Pokemon Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021 # 3
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 13, 2017
3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Spell Bound Book Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021 #3
The group will meet weekly on Wednesdays in the Children’s Room. Books will be available at the Library. Registration is required. Snacks will be provided. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Grades 3-6


   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.


   Tuesday, September 19, 2017
3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Pokemon Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021 # 3
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
3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Spell Bound Book Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021 #3
The group will meet weekly on Wednesdays in the Children’s Room. Books will be available at the Library. Registration is required. Snacks will be provided. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Grades 3-6


11:30 AM- 12:30 PM
Peter Rabbit 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.

 



   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.


   Tuesday, September 26, 2017
3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Pokemon Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021 # 3
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 27, 2017
3:30 PM- 4:30 PM
Spell Bound Book Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy    508-949-8021 #3
The group will meet weekly on Wednesdays in the Children’s Room. Books will be available at the Library. Registration is required. Snacks will be provided. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Grades 3-6


   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: 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


   Friday, October 6, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:30 AM
Special story time with Buzz Lightyear
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Ms. Kathy   508-949-8021 # 3
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.


   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.



   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.