Upcoming Events

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Pokemon Club
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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
SUMMER READING 2017 STARTS!
10:00 AM -
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.


Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Mad Science Show ~ 2017 Summer Reading Program Kickoff
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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.


Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Yoga with Julie
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
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
Author Talk with Mike Neagle,
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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
Knitting @ The Pearle
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
All stitchers welcome.  No registration.


Friday, June 30, 2017
Teen Candy Bingo
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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.


Friday, June 30, 2017
Teen Movie ~ Back to the Future
1:30 PM -
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
Family Movie~ Worms
12:30 PM -
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
LIBRARY CLOSED TODAY
5:30 AM -



Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Mad Science Workshop
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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
Book Discussion ~ THE SUMMER BEFORE THE WAR by Helen Simonson
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Books are available at circulation desk one month prior to discussions.  All are welcome.  No registration is required.  Refreshments provided.


Friday, July 7, 2017
Knitting @ The Pearle
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
All stitchers welcome.  No registration.


Friday, July 7, 2017
Teen Candy Bingo
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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.


Friday, July 7, 2017
Teen Movie ~ Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
1:30 PM -
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 10, 2017
Family Movie~ Teen Beach Movie
12:30 PM -
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.


Monday, July 10, 2017
Y.A.C.-Youth Advisory Council Meeting
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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



Monday, July 10, 2017
Pizza & Pages Teen Book Group
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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, July 11, 2017
Pokemon Club
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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
Mad Science Workshop
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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.


Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Yoga with Julie
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
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
Worcester Bravehearts Mascot Visit
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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.
 


Thursday, July 13, 2017
Pearle Jam Summer Concert #1 ~ Yankee Notions
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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
Knitting @ The Pearle
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
All stitchers welcome.  No registration.


Friday, July 14, 2017
Raptor Program
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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.


Friday, July 14, 2017
Craft ~ Bird Feeders
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
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. 


Friday, July 14, 2017
Teen Movie ~ Harry Potter
1:30 PM -
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 17, 2017
Family Movie ~Baby's Day Out!
12:30 PM -
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.


Monday, July 17, 2017
Magic by Scott Jameson
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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.


Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Pokemon Club
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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
Chair Yoga ~ Summer Session
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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.


Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Mad Science Workshop
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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.


Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Yoga with Julie
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
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
Knitting @ The Pearle
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
All stitchers welcome.  No registration.


Friday, July 21, 2017
Teen Candy Bingo
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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.