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September 2019

Windows Celebration

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States

Join us for a celebration of the beautiful Bacon Free Library building with the newly installed BFL library windows. There will be drinks, hors d'oeuvres, conversation and beautiful new windows to enjoy!

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Book Club

September 24 @ 7:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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This month we are reading and discussing Tara Westover's memoir of her unconventional upbringing in rural Idaho and her difficult path to becoming educated. This book is very popular.  We hope to have enough copies of this biography for bookclubbers at the library. Of course, you can request a copy here but it may not arrive in a timely manner.  

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Story Time!

September 25 @ 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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Unusual & Beautiful Food Crops to Grow in Massachusetts Lecture

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Want to try something new? Thinking about growing an ornamental vegetable garden?  Senior Mass Hort horticulturist Hannah Traggis will present on unique perennials, world food crops and beautiful vegetables that will inspire and expand your vegetable garden.    

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Dog Tales

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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We’re reading dog stories with one of our gentle therapy dogs! Join us for this very special storytime. No registration required, no age limits.

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Cafe Barcelona Acoustic Guitar Concert

September 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Cale Barcelona Concert

Take a trip to Spain and Brazil without leaving town, and help support live music in the local community. The Eliot Church and Bacon Free Library are teaming up to host internationally known guitarist/composer Peter Griggs in an outdoor concert on the lawn of the Bacon Free Library. Mr. Griggs will present Cafe Barcelona, a selection Spanish and Brazilian music, as well as several of his own compositions, in this wide-ranging program. A highly skilled guitarist in flamenco, bossa nova,…

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October 2019

Story Time!

October 4 @ 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, do a craft, and find some great books to take home. No registration required.

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Sagit Zilberman: Song & Dance From Around the Planet

October 7 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Song & Dance Around the Planet Dance to, sing along with, and experience traditional music from cultures across the world! International jazz multi-instrumentalist Sagit Zilberman will perform an interactive global music program for families and children. This program introduces audience members to instruments such as the didgeridoo, rainstick, tongue drum, handpan drums and saxophone. Through unique sounds and songs Sagit will invite the audience them to celebrate and appreciate our diverse planet’s nature, animals and cultures! Sagit will also empower…

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Darrow for the Defense: The Scopes Trial *at Natick Community Senior Center

October 10 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Natick Community Center, 117 E. Central St
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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In 1925, John Scopes, a high school biology teacher in Dayton, Tennessee was arrested for violating the state’s law against the preaching of evolution in the classroom. Featuring two of the nation’s greatest debaters, Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan, the trial spiraled into an all-out duel between science and religion over the proper way to teach the origins of the human race.   Presented by History Professor Gary Hylander & in partnership with the Natick Council on Aging. This…

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History Book Club

October 10 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Natick Community Center, 117 E. Central St
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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The History Book Club meets each month for a lively discussion of historical books of both fiction and nonfiction.  We meet at the Natick Community Center (so don't look for us at the BFL!) This month, we are reading and discussing Eunice : The Kennedy Who Changed the World by Eileen McNamara. A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines the life and times of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, arguing she left behind the Kennedy family's most profound political legacy.  Copies of the book are…

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DIY Book Page Pumpkins

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Talk about recycling - learn how to make decorative pumpkins from old books! With some pages, twine, glue guns, and a little patience, we will create our own book page pumpkins that will make a beautiful addition to your home, just in time for fall. All materials are provided, but if you have a particular book you would like to use, feel free to bring it with you. "Crafting clothes" are recommended; space is limited and registration is required.

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Ghosts & Legends with Jeff Belanger

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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New England Legends host Jeff Belanger is back with all new stories for 2019! This multi-media adventure will take you on a journey through the haunts in your backyard, and around the world. Pulling from his research in his books, podcasts, adventures, and the various television shows he’s worked on, join one of New England premiere storytellers for a trip through the unusual and the unexplained. 

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Book Club

October 22 @ 7:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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This month, just in time for Halloween, we are reading and discussing Lincoln at the Bardo by George Saunders. Tuesday, October 22 at 7pm. We will have copies of this book here at the BFL, or you can request a copy here.  

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Dog Tales

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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We’re reading dog stories with Ann and Gus, one of our gentle therapy dogs! Join us for this very special storytime. No registration required.  No age limits.

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Author Event: Roberta Gately

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Join us for a special visit with author and humanitarian Roberta Gately. She will discuss her most recent award-winning work, Footprints in the Dust. In this memoir, Ms. Gately weaves together the unforgettable stories of the people she helped heal in some of the most troubled places on Earth.  She will also discuss the refugee experience around the world, based on her years as a nurse and humanitarian aid worker.  Copies of Footprints in the Dust will be available for purchase…

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November 2019

History Book Club

November 14 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Natick Community Center, 117 E. Central St
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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The History Book Club meets each month for a lively discussion of historical books of both fiction and nonfiction.  We meet at the Natick Community Center (so don't look for us at the BFL!).   This month, we are reading and discussing: The Lost History of Stars by Dave Boling. From a forgotten moment in history comes an inspiring novel about finding strength and courage in the most unimaginable places  Copies of the book are available at the BFL or you can…

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DIY Leaf Mason Jar Candle Holders

November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Picture yourself on a chilly fall evening, cozying up with a blanket, a good book, and a warm candle that you made yourself.  At this DIY workshop, you'll apply leaves to a mason jar to create a charming leave-covered candle holder.   "Crafting clothes" are recommended; space is limited and registration is required. Call the library (508-653-6730) or register online:  

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Dog Tales

November 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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We’re reading dog stories with Ann and Gus, one of our gentle therapy dogs! Join us for this very special storytime. No registration required.  No age limits.

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Book Club

November 26 @ 7:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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This month we are reading and discussing The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah. Tuesday, November 26 at 7pm. We will have copies of this book here at the BFL, or you can request a copy here. Bring cookies for the annual COOKIE SWAP.  Bring packets of 3 to 6 cookies to pass out to other swappers.  Please bring recipes and extra cookies to share with the group.  

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December 2019

History Book Club

December 12 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Natick Community Center, 117 E. Central St
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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The History Book Club meets each month for a lively discussion of historical books of both fiction and nonfiction.  We meet at the Natick Community Center (so don't look for us at the BFL!).   This month, we are reading and discussing: Christmas : A Biography by Judith Flanders A critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling author explores the Christmas holiday, from the original festival through present day traditions.   Copies of the book are available at the BFL or you can request…

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January 2020

French Conversation Club

January 4, 2020 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:15 am on day First of the month, repeating until May 2, 2020

Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Une langue, pour  rester vivante, doit se pratiquer régulièrement. Vous parlez français ? un peu, beaucoup, pas de problèmes. Venez nous rejoindre pour parler ou pour écouter.  En attendant vous pouvez emprunter des livres en français…   Livres en français disponibles à la BFL….

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History Book Club

January 9, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Natick Community Center, 117 E. Central St
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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The History Book Club meets each month for a lively discussion of historical books of both fiction and nonfiction.  We meet at the Natick Community Center (so don't look for us at the BFL!).   This month, we are reading and discussing: TBA  Copies of the book are available at the BFL or you can request one here.  

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French Conversation Club

January 18, 2020 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:15 am on day Third of the month, repeating until May 16, 2020

Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Une langue, pour  rester vivante, doit se pratiquer régulièrement. Vous parlez français ? un peu, beaucoup, pas de problèmes. Venez nous rejoindre pour parler ou pour écouter.  En attendant vous pouvez emprunter des livres en français…   Livres en français disponibles à la BFL….

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February 2020

History Book Club

February 13, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Natick Community Center, 117 E. Central St
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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The History Book Club meets each month for a lively discussion of historical books of both fiction and nonfiction.  We meet at the Natick Community Center (so don't look for us at the BFL!).   This month, we are reading and discussing: TBA  Copies of the book are available at the BFL or you can request one here.  

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March 2020

History Book Club

March 12, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Natick Community Center, 117 E. Central St
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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The History Book Club meets each month for a lively discussion of historical books of both fiction and nonfiction.  We meet at the Natick Community Center (so don't look for us at the BFL!).   This month, we are reading and discussing: TBA  Copies of the book are available at the BFL or you can request one here.  

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April 2020

History Book Club

April 9, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Natick Community Center, 117 E. Central St
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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The History Book Club meets each month for a lively discussion of historical books of both fiction and nonfiction.  We meet at the Natick Community Center (so don't look for us at the BFL!).   This month, we are reading and discussing: TBA  Copies of the book are available at the BFL or you can request one here.  

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May 2020

History Book Club

May 14, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Natick Community Center, 117 E. Central St
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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The History Book Club meets each month for a lively discussion of historical books of both fiction and nonfiction.  We meet at the Natick Community Center (so don't look for us at the BFL!).   This month, we are reading and discussing: TBA  Copies of the book are available at the BFL or you can request one here.  

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June 2020

History Book Club

June 11, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Natick Community Center, 117 E. Central St
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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The History Book Club meets each month for a lively discussion of historical books of both fiction and nonfiction.  We meet at the Natick Community Center (so don't look for us at the BFL!).   This month, we are reading and discussing: TBA  Copies of the book are available at the BFL or you can request one here.  

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