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October 2020

Story Time Online

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday and Friday, repeating until December 28, 2020

Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States

Heading into the fall, we are still bringing story time to you!  Get comfy in your favorite listening spot, tune into our Zoom meeting, and enjoy some great stories with Miss Fran and Miss Karen.  Please complete the registration form below in order to receive our Zoom meeting link.   Use this link to access any (or all!) of our three weekly story times (Mondays @ 10 am, Wednesdays @ 4 pm, and Fridays @ 10 am).

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History Book Club

October 8 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for a virtual discussion of  Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage Murders and the birth of the FBI (NF) by David Grann.  Copies of the book will be available at the Bacon Free Library. Call 508-653-6730 to arrange pick up.   This book is also available on OVERDRIVE HERE   The Zoom link to the discussion will be sent at a later date.    For details on how to attend this virtual meeting via Zoom, please contact [email protected]  

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Supper Time Stories

October 14 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States

Tune in for our supper time stories where our very own Mary Poppins (aka Miss Karen) entertains your kiddo while you prep for dinner or just relax for a bit.  Please complete the registration form below in order to receive our Zoom meeting link.  Use this link to access any (or all!) of our three weekly story times (Mondays @ 10 am, Wednesdays @ 4 pm, and Fridays @ 10 am).    

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The Trials of Apollo Trivia Challenge

October 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States

  How much do you know about Lester Papadopoulos, the five Oracles, and Camp Jupiter?  Can you name the daughter of Demeter?  Do you know what it takes to defeat the evil Triumvirate of Roman emperors?  Let's find out!  Join us for an epic event: The Trials of Apollo Trivia Challenge. To celebrate the release of Rick Riordan's fifth and last book in the Trials of Apollo series, the Tower of Nero, we are hosting a virtual trivia challenge, so…

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Environmental Book Club

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States

Join us for a Zoom discussion of The absent hand: reimagining our American landscape by Suzannah Lessard. Join environmental enthusiast, Arthur Ensroth, in discussing current, historical and future environmental issues through books! We’re finding ways to become more engaged and participatory in the natural world, educating ourselves on the climate challenges we face and looking at the history and philosophy of how the environment has been viewed through the ages.  The BFL is collaborating with Broadmoor, Mass Audubon with this…

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Nonfiction Book Club

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States

Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. We will explore it all in our nonfiction book club.  This month, we will read and discuss Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other, by Sherry Turkle. According to goodreads.com, "MIT technology and society professor Sherry Turkle explores the power of our new tools and toys to dramatically alter our social lives. It’s a nuanced exploration of what we are looking for—and sacrificing—in a world of electronic companions…

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Book Club

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States

This month, we will read and discuss The Silent Patient, by Alex Michaelides.  This novel is " ... a psychological thriller of a woman's act of violence against her husband―and of the therapist obsessed with uncovering her motives." Copies of the book are available at the library. Please call the library to arrange curbside pickup. 508-65-6730. Join us on Zoom for the discussion.  Email [email protected] to register. Get the ebook here.  Get the audio version here.     

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November 2020

History Book Club

November 12 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for a virtual discussion of Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War (NF)/ Nathaniel Philbrick  Copies of the book will be available at the Bacon Free Library. Call 508-653-6730 to arrange pick up. For details on how to attend this virtual meeting via Zoom, please contact [email protected] The Zoom link to the discussion will be sent at a later date. 

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Environmental Book Club

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States

Join us for a Zoom discussion of Becoming wild: how animal cultures raise families, create beauty, and achieve peace by Carl Safina  Join environmental enthusiast, Arthur Ensroth, in discussing current, historical and future environmental issues through books! We’re finding ways to become more engaged and participatory in the natural world, educating ourselves on the climate challenges we face and looking at the history and philosophy of how the environment has been viewed through the ages.  The BFL is collaborating with…

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Nonfiction Book Club

November 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States

Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction and we endeavor to explore it all in our nonfiction book club.  Please note, this month, we are meeting a week earlier than usual so as not to interfere with the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.  With that in mind, we've chosen a short book for November.   Please join us for a discussion of "Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging" by Sebastian Junger.  "Combining history, psychology, and anthropology, Tribe explores what we can learn from tribal societies…

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Book Club

November 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States

This month, we will read and discuss Women Rowing North: navigating life's currents and flourishing as we age, by Mary Pipher.   Read more about this book here. Pipher writes, "we will experience a joyous time of our lives. If we have planned carefully and packed properly, if we have good maps and guides, the journey can be transcendent." Copies of the book are available at the library. Please call the library to arrange curbside pickup. 508-65-6730. Join us on Zoom…

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December 2020

History Book Club

December 10 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for a virtual discussion of The Last Days of Night (FIC) / Graham Moore  Copies of the book will be available at the Bacon Free Library. Call 508-653-6730 to arrange pick up. For details on how to attend this virtual meeting via Zoom, please contact [email protected] The Zoom link to the discussion will be sent at a later date. 

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Environmental Book Club

December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States

Join us for a Zoom discussion of Nature’s best hope: a new approach to conservation that starts in your yard  by Douglas W Tallamy  Join environmental enthusiast, Arthur Ensroth, in discussing current, historical and future environmental issues through books! We’re finding ways to become more engaged and participatory in the natural world, educating ourselves on the climate challenges we face and looking at the history and philosophy of how the environment has been viewed through the ages.  The BFL is…

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June 2022

Story Time!

June 1, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Story Time! Come listen to a variety of stories with Fran, do a craft, and find some great books to take home. No registration required.

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Story Time!

June 1, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Story Time! Come listen to a variety of stories with Fran, sing some songs, and find some great books to take home. No registration required.

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Story Time!

June 3, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Story Time! Come listen to a variety of stories with Fran, sing some songs, and find some great books to take home. No registration required.

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