November 13, 2018

News and Notes from the Blanding Library

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Library Telescope Intro June 6
Learn how to borrow the Blanding’s telescope in a one-hour instructional program on Wed. June 6 at 6 p.m. Would you like to take the library’s telescope home for a week of stargazing on a warm summer night? Come to the Blanding for an introduction to using our loaner telescope and learn how to find objects in the night sky.

KinderMusik on June 12
There will be a special Tot Time on Tuesday, June 12 at 10 a.m. with Wiggle & Giggle with Cheryl from KinderMusik. Older siblings are also welcome at this program. There will be music, movement and plenty of toddler-style energy! It's never too early to explore creativity to help build early pre-literacy and number skills. Space is limited, so call 508-252-4236 or stop in to reserve a place for your child. Regular Tot Times will continue on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. through the summer. Summer Story and Craft Hours for kids will begin in July.

Yoga for Families on June 22
On Friday, June 22 at 10 a.m. there will be a free parent-child wellness event for children from birth through 8 years. It is a free one hour session presented by Create Power Yoga, sponsored by PACE along with funding from the MA Dept. of Education in collaboration with the Blanding Library.

Fun & Giant Bubbles on June 27
On Wed. June 27 at 10:30 a.m. the Blanding Library "kicks-off" the summer with FUN & GIANT BUBBLES, presented by Mr. Vinny from Toe Jam Puppet Band. All ages are welcome. No reservations needed. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Blanding Library.

LIBRARIES ROCK!
This is the theme for the MA Statewide Summer Reading Program for July and August. Special programs from Tot Times to Story Hours to special events for kids of all ages will begin at the Blanding the week of July 10. Check the July Reporter or log on to blandinglibrary.net for more information.

A big Thank-You to Lisa Reigel for all her work preparing the Rehoboth375 Plant Giveaway sponsored by the Friends of the Library in May.

The next two meetings of the Blanding knitting group will be at 6: 30 on Thursdays June 14 and 28. Knitters with all levels of experience welcome.

The Blanding Public Library (blandinglibrary.net or 508-252-4236) is at 124 Bay State Rd. The library is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Closed Sundays and holidays, including Wed. July 4 for Independence Day. Happy Fourth of July to all!

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