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Tuesday, September 25, 2018


12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Gale Free Library is happy to announce
our English as a Second Language class. 
It is designed for adults who are
non-native English speakers
who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Wednesday, September 26, 2018


10:00 AM - 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Preschool storytime seeks to foster a life long love of reading. Children, ages 3 1/2 to 5 years, attend the sessions independently/without a caregiver. Children listen to 4 or more stories, with the program lasting approximately 30 minutes in length. 

Each Preschool Storytime session lasts 4 weeks. Registration for sessions is required. Please stop by the Children's desk, or call 508-210-5564 to register. 

 

12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Gale Free Library is happy to announce
our English as a Second Language class. 
It is designed for adults who are
non-native English speakers
who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Thursday, September 27, 2018


6:00 PM - 7:00 PMMindful Moment      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  Mindful Moment
 
These Meditation sessions are designed to offer a mindful pause in the midst of our busy or stressful lives. Participants will experience a sitting meditation practice, as well as gentle mindful walking and movement. An opportunity to share insights,experiences and questions will also be provided.                           
All are welcome, no registration necessary. (*please note: we begin promptly at 6pm, after which the door is closed so as not to disturb the session).

6:00-7:00 p.m.
Program Room



Friday, September 28, 2018


10:00 AM - 10:30 AMLapsit Storytime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Lapsit Storytime strives to introduce children (infant to 3 1/2) to the world of books and the joy of reading together. Sessions are designed for children and caregivers to attend together. Each program is approximately 20 minutes in length. 

Lapsit Storytime sessions last 4 weeks. Registration for each session is required. Please stop by the Children's Desk, or call 508-210-5564 to sign up. 



Tuesday, October 2, 2018


10:30 AM - 12:00 PMContemporary Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Contemporary Book Group
 
For its October 2018 meeting,
the Contemporary Book Group
has chosen
The Reluctant Fundamentalist
by Mohsin Hamid.
 
 Everyone is welcome.
 
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
10:30 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 
 
12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Gale Free Library is happy to announce
our English as a Second Language class. 
It is designed for adults who are
non-native English speakers
who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Wednesday, October 3, 2018


10:00 AM - 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Preschool storytime seeks to foster a life long love of reading. Children, ages 3 1/2 to 5 years, attend the sessions independently/without a caregiver. Children listen to 4 or more stories, with the program lasting approximately 30 minutes in length. 

Each Preschool Storytime session lasts 4 weeks. Registration for sessions is required. Please stop by the Children's desk, or call 508-210-5564 to register. 

 

12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Gale Free Library is happy to announce
our English as a Second Language class. 
It is designed for adults who are
non-native English speakers
who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Thursday, October 4, 2018


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Come join the fun! 
Creative Playtime is an informal, unstructured playtime for children and their parents. Drop in for as short or as long a time as you would like.  
We provide the creative play materials:  MegaBlocks, Duplos, Cardboard Blocks, Wooden Blocks, and Books.

10:00am - 12:00pm
Program Room 
No registration required
For ages infant - 5 yrs. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.


Friday, October 5, 2018


10:00 AM - 10:30 AMLapsit Storytime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Lapsit Storytime strives to introduce children (infant to 3 1/2) to the world of books and the joy of reading together. Sessions are designed for children and caregivers to attend together. Each program is approximately 20 minutes in length. 

Lapsit Storytime sessions last 4 weeks. Registration for each session is required. Please stop by the Children's Desk, or call 508-210-5564 to sign up. 



Tuesday, October 9, 2018


12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Gale Free Library is happy to announce
our English as a Second Language class. 
It is designed for adults who are
non-native English speakers
who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Wednesday, October 10, 2018


10:00 AM - 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Preschool storytime seeks to foster a life long love of reading. Children, ages 3 1/2 to 5 years, attend the sessions independently/without a caregiver. Children listen to 4 or more stories, with the program lasting approximately 30 minutes in length. 

Each Preschool Storytime session lasts 4 weeks. Registration for sessions is required. Please stop by the Children's desk, or call 508-210-5564 to register. 

 

12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Gale Free Library is happy to announce
our English as a Second Language class. 
It is designed for adults who are
non-native English speakers
who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM      


Location:  Holden Senior Center
Contact:        
Description:                           

Prepare to explore the unexplained with Jeff Belanger—one of New England’s foremost storytellers and paranormal researchers.
 
He’s the award-winning, Emmy-nominated host, writer, and producer of the New England Legends series on PBS and Amazon Prime, and is the author of over a dozen books on the paranormal (published in six languages). He also hosts the popular New England Legends weekly podcast.
 
Belanger has written for newspapers like The Boston Globe and USA Today and is the series writer and researcher for Ghost Adventures on the Travel Channel. He's been a guest on hundreds of radio and television programs.
 
This will be a night you won’t forget!

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
6:00 pm- 7:30 pm
Holden Senior Center
No registration necessary



Thursday, October 11, 2018


6:00 PM - 7:00 PMMindful Moment      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Mindful Moment
These Meditation sessions are designed to offer a mindful pause in the midst of our busy or stressful lives. Participants will experience a sitting meditation practice, as well as gentle mindful walking and movement. An opportunity to share insights,experiences and questions will also be provided.                           
All are welcome, no registration necessary. (*please note: we begin promptly at 6pm, after which the door is closed so as not to disturb the session).

6:00-7:00 p.m.
Program Room



Friday, October 12, 2018


10:00 AM - 10:30 AMLapsit Storytime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Lapsit Storytime strives to introduce children (infant to 3 1/2) to the world of books and the joy of reading together. Sessions are designed for children and caregivers to attend together. Each program is approximately 20 minutes in length. 

Lapsit Storytime sessions last 4 weeks. Registration for each session is required. Please stop by the Children's Desk, or call 508-210-5564 to sign up. 



Saturday, October 13, 2018


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMThe Book Cellar - Accepting donations today      


Location:  Lower Level
Contact:        
Description:  

The Book Cellar – Accepting donations Saturday morning, October 13, 2018
 
The Book Cellar,
Gale Free Library’s used book store,
will accept donations
Saturday, October 13, 2018,
from 10 a.m. until noon.
 
Due to staffing limitations, we accept donations
only on the 2nd and 3rd Saturdays of each month.
 
Thank you for your understanding
and for your generosity throughout the year!
 



Tuesday, October 16, 2018


12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Gale Free Library is happy to announce
our English as a Second Language class. 
It is designed for adults who are
non-native English speakers
who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Wednesday, October 17, 2018


10:00 AM - 10:30 AMPreschool Storytime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Preschool storytime seeks to foster a life long love of reading. Children, ages 3 1/2 to 5 years, attend the sessions independently/without a caregiver. Children listen to 4 or more stories, with the program lasting approximately 30 minutes in length. 

Each Preschool Storytime session lasts 4 weeks. Registration for sessions is required. Please stop by the Children's desk, or call 508-210-5564 to register. 

 

12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Gale Free Library is happy to announce
our English as a Second Language class. 
It is designed for adults who are
non-native English speakers
who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Thursday, October 18, 2018


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Come join the fun! 
Creative Playtime is an informal, unstructured playtime for children and their parents. Drop in for as short or as long a time as you would like.  
We provide the creative play materials:  MegaBlocks, Duplos, Cardboard Blocks, Wooden Blocks, and Books.

10:00am - 12:00pm
Program Room 
No registration required
For ages infant - 5 yrs. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Reading Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Classics Book Group

For its October 2018 meeting,
the Classics Book Group
has chosen
Selected works of E.A. Poe
by Edgar Allen Poe.
 
Everyone is welcome.
 
Thursday, October 18, 2018
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Reading Room


Friday, October 19, 2018


10:00 AM - 10:30 AMLapsit Storytime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Lapsit Storytime strives to introduce children (infant to 3 1/2) to the world of books and the joy of reading together. Sessions are designed for children and caregivers to attend together. Each program is approximately 20 minutes in length. 

Lapsit Storytime sessions last 4 weeks. Registration for each session is required. Please stop by the Children's Desk, or call 508-210-5564 to sign up. 



Saturday, October 20, 2018


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMThe Book Cellar - Accepting donations today      


Location:  Lower Level
Contact:        
Description:  

The Book Cellar – Accepting donations Saturday morning, October 20, 2018
 
The Book Cellar,
Gale Free Library’s used book store,
will accept donations
Saturday, October 20, 2018,
from 10 a.m. until noon.
 
Due to staffing limitations, we accept donations
only on the 2nd and 3rd Saturdays of each month.
 
Thank you for your understanding
and for your generosity throughout the year!
 



Tuesday, October 23, 2018


12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Gale Free Library is happy to announce
our English as a Second Language class. 
It is designed for adults who are
non-native English speakers
who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Wednesday, October 24, 2018


12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Gale Free Library is happy to announce
our English as a Second Language class. 
It is designed for adults who are
non-native English speakers
who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Thursday, October 25, 2018


6:00 PM - 7:00 PMMindful Moment      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Mindful Moment
These Meditation sessions are designed to offer a mindful pause in the midst of our busy or stressful lives. Participants will experience a sitting meditation practice, as well as gentle mindful walking and movement. An opportunity to share insights,experiences and questions will also be provided.                           
All are welcome, no registration necessary. (*please note: we begin promptly at 6pm, after which the door is closed so as not to disturb the session).

6:00-7:00 p.m.
Program Room



Tuesday, October 30, 2018


12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Gale Free Library is happy to announce
our English as a Second Language class. 
It is designed for adults who are
non-native English speakers
who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Wednesday, October 31, 2018


12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Gale Free Library is happy to announce
our English as a Second Language class. 
It is designed for adults who are
non-native English speakers
who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Thursday, November 1, 2018


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Come join the fun! 
Creative Playtime is an informal, unstructured playtime for children and their parents. Drop in for as short or as long a time as you would like.  
We provide the creative play materials:  MegaBlocks, Duplos, Cardboard Blocks, Wooden Blocks, and Books.

10:00am - 12:00pm
Program Room 
No registration required
For ages infant - 5 yrs. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.


Tuesday, November 6, 2018


10:30 AM - 12:00 PMContemporary Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Contemporary Book Group
 
For its November 2018 meeting,
the Contemporary Book Group
has chosen
Saints for All Occasions
by J. Courtney Sullivan.
 
 Everyone is welcome.
 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
10:30 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 
 


Thursday, November 8, 2018


6:00 PM - 7:00 PMMindful Moment      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Mindful Moment
These Meditation sessions are designed to offer a mindful pause in the midst of our busy or stressful lives. Participants will experience a sitting meditation practice, as well as gentle mindful walking and movement. An opportunity to share insights,experiences and questions will also be provided.                           
All are welcome, no registration necessary. (*please note: we begin promptly at 6pm, after which the door is closed so as not to disturb the session).

6:00-7:00 p.m.
Program Room



Saturday, November 10, 2018


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMThe Book Cellar - Accepting donations today      


Location:  Lower Level
Contact:        
Description:  
The Book Cellar – Accepting donations Saturday morning, November 10, 2018
 
The Book Cellar,
Gale Free Library’s used book store,
will accept donations
Saturday, November 10, 2018,
from 10 a.m. until noon.
 
Due to staffing limitations, we accept donations
only on the 2nd and 3rd Saturdays of each month.
 
Thank you for your understanding
and for your generosity throughout the year!
 



Thursday, November 15, 2018


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Come join the fun! 
Creative Playtime is an informal, unstructured playtime for children and their parents. Drop in for as short or as long a time as you would like.  
We provide the creative play materials:  MegaBlocks, Duplos, Cardboard Blocks, Wooden Blocks, and Books.

10:00am - 12:00pm
Program Room 
No registration required
For ages infant - 5 yrs. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Reading Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Classics Book Group

For its November 2018 meeting,
the Classics Book Group
has chosen
The Crucible
by Arthur Miller.
 
 Everyone is welcome.
 
Thursday, November 15, 2018
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Reading Room


Saturday, November 17, 2018


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMThe Book Cellar - Accepting donations today      


Location:  Lower Level
Contact:        
Description:  
The Book Cellar – Accepting donations Saturday morning, November 17, 2018
 
The Book Cellar,
Gale Free Library’s used book store,
will accept donations
Saturday, November 17, 2018,
from 10 a.m. until noon.
 
Due to staffing limitations, we accept donations
only on the 2nd and 3rd Saturdays of each month.
 
Thank you for your understanding
and for your generosity throughout the year!
 



Thursday, November 29, 2018


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Come join the fun! 
Creative Playtime is an informal, unstructured playtime for children and their parents. Drop in for as short or as long a time as you would like.  
We provide the creative play materials:  MegaBlocks, Duplos, Cardboard Blocks, Wooden Blocks, and Books.

10:00am - 12:00pm
Program Room 
No registration required
For ages infant - 5 yrs. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.


Tuesday, December 4, 2018


10:30 AM - 12:00 PMContemporary Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Contemporary Book Group
 
For its December 2018 meeting,
the Contemporary Book Group
has chosen
One Goal : A Coach, a Team, and the Game that
Brought a Divided Town Together

by Amy Bass.
 
 Everyone is welcome.
 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
10:30 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 
 


Saturday, December 8, 2018


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMThe Book Cellar - Accepting donations today      


Location:  Lower Level
Contact:        
Description:  
The Book Cellar – Accepting donations Saturday morning, December 8, 2018
 
The Book Cellar,
Gale Free Library’s used book store,
will accept donations
Saturday, December 8, 2018,
from 10 a.m. until noon.
 
Due to staffing limitations, we accept donations
only on the 2nd and 3rd Saturdays of each month.
 
Thank you for your understanding
and for your generosity throughout the year!
 



Thursday, December 13, 2018


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Come join the fun! 
Creative Playtime is an informal, unstructured playtime for children and their parents. Drop in for as short or as long a time as you would like.  
We provide the creative play materials:  MegaBlocks, Duplos, Cardboard Blocks, Wooden Blocks, and Books.

10:00am - 12:00pm
Program Room 
No registration required
For ages infant - 5 yrs. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.


Saturday, December 15, 2018


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMThe Book Cellar - Accepting donations today      


Location:  Lower Level
Contact:        
Description:  
The Book Cellar – Accepting donations Saturday morning, December 15, 2018
 
The Book Cellar,
Gale Free Library’s used book store,
will accept donations
Saturday, December 15, 2018,
from 10 a.m. until noon.
 
Due to staffing limitations, we accept donations
only on the 2nd and 3rd Saturdays of each month.
 
Thank you for your understanding
and for your generosity throughout the year!
 



Thursday, December 20, 2018


6:30 PM - 7:30 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Reading Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Classics Book Group
 
For its December 2018 meeting,
the Classics Book Group
has chosen
The Mistletoe Murders
by P.D. James.
 
 Everyone is welcome.
 
Thursday, December 20, 2018
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Reading Room


Tuesday, January 8, 2019


10:30 AM - 12:00 PMContemporary Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Contemporary Book Group
 
For its January 2019 meeting,
the Contemporary Book Group
has chosen
Little Paris Bookshop
by Nina George.
 
 Everyone is welcome.
 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
10:30 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 
 


Tuesday, February 5, 2019


10:30 AM - 12:00 PMContemporary Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Contemporary Book Group
 
For its February 2019 meeting,
the Contemporary Book Group
has chosen
Our Souls at Night
by Kent Haruf.
 
 Everyone is welcome.
 
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
10:30 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 
 


Tuesday, March 5, 2019


10:30 AM - 12:00 PMContemporary Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Contemporary Book Group
 
For its March 2019 meeting,
the Contemporary Book Group
has chosen
A Gentleman in Moscow
by Amor Towles.
 
 Everyone is welcome.
 
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
10:30 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 
 


Tuesday, April 2, 2019


10:30 AM - 12:00 PMContemporary Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Contemporary Book Group
 
For its April 2019 meeting,
the Contemporary Book Group
has chosen
Little Fires Everywhere
by Celeste Ng.
 
 Everyone is welcome.
 
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
10:30 a.m. - Noon
Program Room