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Saturday, November 17, 2018


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


Location:  Lower Level
Contact:        
Description:  

The Book Cellar –  November 17, 2018

Accepting donations Saturday morning!
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!
 



Monday, November 19, 2018


10:30 AM - 12:00 PMWriting Workshop - CANCELLED      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
**This month's class has been cancelled**
We look forward to continuing the Writing Workshop series with you in the Spring! 

Writing Workshop – Food     
 
Come join us as we look at short published pieces and discuss what makes them successful.  Each meeting features a particular theme, with a focus on helping you apply what you learn to whatever style of writing you prefer.
 
This month we’ll welcome the holiday season
with writing that uses food
as a launching point to tell a deeper story. 
 
You will not be required to write or share your own work, but you will have the option to do so in a warm supportive atmosphere at the end of the meeting.
 
No special knowledge or experience is necessary.  All who enjoy reading and writing are welcome to attend.
 
Registration required:  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569. 
 
Monday, November 19, 2018
10:30 a.m. – Noon
Program Room

 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Knitting Group
 
No matter your level of expertise - beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between - you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.
 
Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!
 
Monday, November 19, 2018, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room



Tuesday, November 20, 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, November 21, 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
 

4:00 PM - 8:00 PMLibrary - Early closing      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

Early Closing - Thanksgiving Day Eve 
 
The library will close Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. and remain closed all day Thursday, November 22, 2018, in celebration of Thanksgiving Day.
 
We will reopen Friday, November 23, 2018, at 9:30 a.m.
 



Thursday, November 22, 2018


9:30 AM - 8:00 PMLibrary Closing - Thanksgiving Day      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

Library Closing - Thanksgiving Day
 
The library will close Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. and remain closed all day Thursday, November 22, 2018, in celebration of Thanksgiving Day.
 
We will reopen Friday, November 23, 2018, at 9:30 a.m.
 



Monday, November 26, 2018


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Knitting Group
 
No matter your level of expertise - beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between - you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.
 
Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!
 
Monday, November 26, 2018, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room



Tuesday, November 27, 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, November 28, 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 29, 2018


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
Creative Playtime 
 
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime. This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old with caregiver
 
Thursday, November 29, 2018
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 

6:00 PM - 7:00 PMMindful Moment      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
A Mindful Moment with Marjatta Moimas
 
Join us for a meditation session that is designed to offer a mindful pause in the midst of our busy and stressful lives.
 
Mindfulness meditation is about being in the present moment just as it is, non-judgmentally.  We develop this skill by practicing mindfulness meditation and its variations together, with great compassion toward ourselves. 
 
Wear comfortable clothes.  All practices can be done sitting on a cushion or a chair, standing, or lying down. 
 
Marjatta is a certified teacher of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) through the Center for Mindfulness, UMASS Medical School.
 
No registration necessary.  Please note:  the door closes promptly at 6 p.m. to avoid disturbing the session.   
 
Thursday, November 29, 2018
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Program Room



Monday, December 3, 2018


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Knitting Group
 
No matter your level of expertise - beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between - you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.
 
Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!
 
Monday, December 3, 2018, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room



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

 

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, December 5, 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
 



Saturday, December 8, 2018


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


Location:  Lower Level
Contact:        
Description:  

The Book Cellar –  December 8, 2018

Accepting donations Saturday morning!
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!
 



Monday, December 10, 2018


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Knitting Group
 
No matter your level of expertise - beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between - you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.
 
Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!
 
Monday, December 10, 2018, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room



Tuesday, December 11, 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
 

6:30 PM - 7:45 PMCooking Club      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Cooking Club – Holiday Cookie Swap 

Join us for one of our favorite programs of the year – our 5th annual Cookie Swap!
 
Please bring 3-4 dozen of your favorite cookie along with your recipe.  You’ll go home with a plateful of assorted cookies and a whole bunch of new recipes that you can make for the holidays!
 
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
6:30 – 7:45 p.m.
Program Room



Wednesday, December 12, 2018


9:30 AM - 8:00 PMPreschool Storytime - Registration begins - Session 3      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Preschool Storytime - For children ages 3 1/2 to 5 years
 
Registration begins for January 2 - January 23, 2019 session
 
Storytime seeks to foster a life-long love of reading.  Sessions are led by the Assistant Children's Librarian.  Children attend sessions independently without caregiver and listen to 4 or more stories.  
 
Six 4-week Wednesday morning sessions are offered during the year.  Storytimes are approximately 30 minutes in length.
Registration for Storytime sessions is required.
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please stop by the Children's Room Desk or call 508.210.5564.
 
 

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 - 6:30 PMHoliday Craft Night      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Holiday Craft Night
 
‘Tis the season… for decorating ! Channel your holiday spirit to make a festive decoration.
 
 Ages 3½ and up with caregiver
 
Registration required:  Stop in or call the Children’s Room at 508.210.5564
 
 Wednesday, December 12, 2018
 6:00 – 6:30 p.m.
 Program Room



Thursday, December 13, 2018


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
Creative Playtime 
 
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime. This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old with caregiver
 
Thursday, December 13, 2018
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

6:00 PM - 7:00 PMMindful Moment      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
A Mindful Moment with Marjatta Moimas
 
Join us for a meditation session that is designed to offer a mindful pause in the midst of our busy and stressful lives.
 
Mindfulness meditation is about being in the present moment just as it is, non-judgmentally.  We develop this skill by practicing mindfulness meditation and its variations together, with great compassion toward ourselves. 

Wear comfortable clothes.  All practices can be done sitting on a cushion or a chair, standing, or lying down. 
 
Marjatta is a certified teacher of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) through the Center for Mindfulness, UMASS Medical School.
 
No registration necessary.  Please note:  the door closes promptly at 6 p.m. to avoid disturbing the session.   
 
Thursday, December 13, 2018
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Friday, December 14, 2018


9:30 AM - 5:30 PMLapsit Storytime - Registration begins - Session 3      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Lapsit storytime - for infants through age 3 1/2 with a parent or caregiver
 
Registration begins for the January 4 – January 25, 2019 session
 
Lapsit Storytime introduces children to the world of books and the joy of reading together.  Sessions are led by the Children's Librarian and are designed for children and caregivers to attend together.
 
Six 4-week Friday morning sessions are offered during the school year.  Storytimes are approximately 20 minutes in length.
Registration for Lapsit Storytime sessions is required.
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please stop by the Children's Room Desk or call 508.210.5564.
 



Saturday, December 15, 2018


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


Location:  Lower Level
Contact:        
Description:  
The Book Cellar – December 15, 2018

Accepting donations Saturday morning!
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!



Monday, December 17, 2018


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Knitting Group
 
No matter your level of expertise - beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between - you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.
 
Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!
 
Monday, December 17, 2018, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room



Tuesday, December 18, 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, December 19, 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, December 20, 2018


6:30 PM - 7:45 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
6:30-7:45 p.m.
Reading Room



Wednesday, December 26, 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
 



Monday, December 31, 2018


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Knitting Group
 
No matter your level of expertise - beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between - you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.
 
Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!
 
Monday, December 31, 2018, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room



Wednesday, January 2, 2019


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, January 3, 2019


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
Creative Playtime 
 
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime. This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old with caregiver
 
Thursday, January 3, 2019
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room



Monday, January 7, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Knitting Group
 
No matter your level of expertise - beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between - you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.
 
Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!
 
Monday, January 7, 2019, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program 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

 

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, January 9, 2019


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
 



Monday, January 14, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Knitting Group
 
No matter your level of expertise - beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between - you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.
 
Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!
 
Monday, January 14, 2019, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room



Tuesday, January 15, 2019


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, January 16, 2019


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, January 17, 2019


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
Creative Playtime 
 
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime. This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old with caregiver
 
Thursday, January 17, 2019
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

6:30 PM - 7:45 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Classics Book Group
 
For its January 2019 meeting, the Classics Book Group has chosen Paul’s Case by Willa Cather.
 
 Everyone is welcome.
 
Thursday, January 17, 2019
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Reading Room



Tuesday, January 22, 2019


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, January 23, 2019


9:30 AM - 8:00 PMPreschool Storytime - Registration begins - Session 4      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Preschool Storytime - For children ages 3 1/2 to 5 years
 
Registration begins for February 6 - March 6, 2019 session
 
Storytime seeks to foster a life-long love of reading.  Sessions are led by the Assistant Children's Librarian.  Children attend sessions independently without caregiver and listen to 4 or more stories. 
 
Six 4-week Wednesday morning sessions are offered during the year.  Storytimes are approximately 30 minutes in length.
 
Registration for Storytime sessions is required.
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please stop by the Children's Room Desk or call 508.210.5564.
 
 
 

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
 



Friday, January 25, 2019


9:30 AM - 5:30 PMLapsit Storytime - Registration begins - Session 4      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Lapsit storytime - for infants through age 3 1/2 with a parent or caregiver
 
Registration begins for the February 8 – March 8, 2019 session
 
Lapsit Storytime introduces children to the world of books and the joy of reading together.  Sessions are led by the Children's Librarian and are designed for children and caregivers to attend together.
 
Six 4-week Friday morning sessions are offered during the school year.  Storytimes are approximately 20 minutes in length.
 
Registration for Lapsit Storytime sessions is required.
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please stop by the Children's Room Desk or call 508.210.5564.
 



Monday, January 28, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Knitting Group
 
No matter your level of expertise - beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between - you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.
 
Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!
 
Monday, January 28, 2019, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room



Tuesday, January 29, 2019


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, January 30, 2019


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, January 31, 2019


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
Creative Playtime 
 
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime. This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old with caregiver
 
Thursday, January 31, 2019
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room



Monday, February 4, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Knitting Group
 
No matter your level of expertise - beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between - you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.
 
Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!
 
Monday, February 4, 2019, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
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

 

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, February 6, 2019


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
 



Monday, February 11, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Knitting Group
 
No matter your level of expertise - beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between - you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.
 
Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!
 
Monday, February 11, 2019, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room



Thursday, February 14, 2019


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
Creative Playtime 
 
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime. This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old with caregiver
 
Thursday, February 14, 2019
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room



Thursday, February 21, 2019


6:30 PM - 7:45 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Classics Book Group
 
For its February 2019 meeting, the Classics Book Group has chosen The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath.
 
 Everyone is welcome.
 
Thursday, February 21, 2019
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Reading Room



Monday, February 25, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Knitting Group
 
No matter your level of expertise - beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between - you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.
 
Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!
 
Monday, February 25, 2019, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room



Thursday, February 28, 2019


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
Creative Playtime 
 
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime. This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old with caregiver
 
Thursday, February 28, 2019
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room



Monday, March 4, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Knitting Group
 
No matter your level of expertise - beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between - you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.
 
Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!
 
Monday, March 4, 2019, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
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

 



Wednesday, March 6, 2019


9:30 AM - 8:00 PMPreschool Storytime - Registration begins - Session 5      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Preschool Storytime - For children ages 3 1/2 to 5 years
 
Registration begins for March 20 - April 10, 2019 session
 
Storytime seeks to foster a life-long love of reading.  Sessions are led by the Assistant Children's Librarian.  Children attend sessions independently without caregiver and listen to 4 or more stories. 
 
Six 4-week Wednesday morning sessions are offered during the year.  Storytimes are approximately 30 minutes in length.
 
Registration for Storytime sessions is required.
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please stop by the Children's Room Desk or call 508.210.5564.
 
 
 
 



Friday, March 8, 2019


9:30 AM - 5:30 PMLapsit Storytime - Registration begins - Session 5      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Lapsit storytime - for infants through age 3 1/2 with a parent or caregiver
 
Registration begins for the March 22 – April 12, 2019 session
 
Lapsit Storytime introduces children to the world of books and the joy of reading together.  Sessions are led by the Children's Librarian and are designed for children and caregivers to attend together.
 
Six 4-week Friday morning sessions are offered during the school year.  Storytimes are approximately 20 minutes in length.
 
Registration for Lapsit Storytime sessions is required.
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please stop by the Children's Room Desk or call 508.210.5564.
 



Monday, March 11, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Knitting Group
 
No matter your level of expertise - beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between - you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.
 
Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!
 
Monday, March 11, 2019, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room



Thursday, March 14, 2019


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
Creative Playtime 
 
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime. This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old with caregiver
 
Thursday, March 14, 2019
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room



Monday, March 18, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Knitting Group
 
No matter your level of expertise - beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between - you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.
 
Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!
 
Monday, March 18, 2019, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room



Thursday, March 21, 2019


6:30 PM - 7:45 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Classics Book Group
 
For its March 2019 meeting, the Classics Book Group has chosen Three selected tales from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer.
  
 Everyone is welcome.
 
Thursday, March 21, 2019
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Reading Room



Monday, March 25, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Knitting Group
 
No matter your level of expertise - beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between - you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.
 
Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!
 
Monday, March 25, 2019, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room



Thursday, March 28, 2019


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
Creative Playtime 
 
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime. This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old with caregiver
 
Thursday, March 28, 2019
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room



Monday, April 1, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Knitting Group
 
No matter your level of expertise - beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between - you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.
 
Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!
 
Monday, April 1,2019, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
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

 



Monday, April 8, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Knitting Group
 
No matter your level of expertise - beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between - you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.
 
Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!
 
Monday, April 8,2019, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room



Wednesday, April 10, 2019


9:30 AM - 8:00 PMPreschool Storytime - Registration begins - Session 6      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Preschool Storytime - For children ages 3 1/2 to 5 years
 
Registration begins for April 24 - May 15, 2019 session
 
Storytime seeks to foster a life-long love of reading.  Sessions are led by the Assistant Children's Librarian.  Children attend sessions independently without caregiver and listen to 4 or more stories. 
 
Six 4-week Wednesday morning sessions are offered during the year.  Storytimes are approximately 30 minutes in length.
 
Registration for Storytime sessions is required.
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please stop by the Children's Room Desk or call 508.210.5564.
 
 
 
 



Thursday, April 11, 2019


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Creative Playtime 
 
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime. This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old with caregiver
 
Thursday, April 11, 2019
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room
 



Friday, April 12, 2019


9:30 AM - 5:30 PMLapsit Storytime - Registration begins - Session 6      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Lapsit storytime - for infants through age 3 1/2 with a parent or caregiver
 
Registration begins for the April 26– May 17, 2019 session
 
Lapsit Storytime introduces children to the world of books and the joy of reading together.  Sessions are led by the Children's Librarian and are designed for children and caregivers to attend together.
 
Six 4-week Friday morning sessions are offered during the school year.  Storytimes are approximately 20 minutes in length.
 
Registration for Lapsit Storytime sessions is required.
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please stop by the Children's Room Desk or call 508.210.5564.
 



Thursday, April 18, 2019


6:30 PM - 7:45 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Classics Book Group
 
For its April 2019 meeting, the Classics Book Group has chosen The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex by Owen Chase.
  
 Everyone is welcome.
 
Thursday, April 18, 2019
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Reading Room



Monday, April 22, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Knitting Group
 
No matter your level of expertise - beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between - you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.
 
Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!
 
Monday, April 22, 2019, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room



Thursday, April 25, 2019


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Creative Playtime 
 
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime. This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old with caregiver
 
Thursday, April 25, 2019
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room
 



Monday, April 29, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Knitting Group
 
No matter your level of expertise - beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between - you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.
 
Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!
 
Monday, April 29, 2019, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room



Thursday, May 9, 2019


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Creative Playtime 
 
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime. This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old with caregiver
 
Thursday, May 9, 2019
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room
 



Thursday, May 16, 2019


6:30 PM - 7:45 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Classics Book Group
 
For its May 2019 meeting, the Classics Book Group has chosen I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou.
  
 Everyone is welcome.
 
Thursday, May 16, 2019
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Reading Room



Thursday, May 23, 2019


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Creative Playtime 
 
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime. This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old with caregiver
 
Thursday, May 23, 2019
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room
 



Thursday, June 6, 2019


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Creative Playtime 
 
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime. This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old with caregiver
 
Thursday, June 6, 2019
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room
 



Thursday, June 20, 2019


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Creative Playtime 
 
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime. This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old with caregiver
 
Thursday, June 20, 2019
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room
 

6:30 PM - 7:45 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Classics Book Group
 
For its final meeting of the 2018 – 2019 season the Classics Book Group will have a Poetry Share.
 
Share a poem – whether it's one that you have written, or something from a new favorite poet, or a work you have loved for years.
 
Please bring eight to ten copies to share with others in the group.
 
Everyone is welcome, both new readers and returning readers!
 
Thursday, June 20, 2019
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Reading Room