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Natick, MA 01760 United States
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January 2020

Story Time!

January 29 @ 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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STEAM January 29, 2020

January 29 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Explore STEAM concepts with play! Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math January 29 - Potions Lab:  Explore chemical reactions and color mixing. Wear old clothes.  We might be messy! Register for each session separately.  Each week will focus on a different topic.  

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Piecing It Together

January 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 26, 2020

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

Looking for a little midweek afternoon challenge? Come to the BFL to work on the community jigsaw puzzle – we will keep working on it until it’s completed, then it’s onto a new puzzle challenge!

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Story Time!

January 31 @ 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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February 2020

French Conversation Club

February 1 @ 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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Monday Morning Move It!

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until June 22, 2020

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

Attention kiddos: bring your favorite grown-up and join us for a fun 30 minutes of stretching, dancing, marching, hopping, and anything else to get us moving on a Monday morning!

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Cocoa & Cookies

February 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until February 24, 2020

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

Yummy cookies and warm, steamy cocoa -- what could be better on a chilly winter afternoon?  (Maybe a good book to go with the goodies!)

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STEAM February 5, 2020

February 5 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Explore STEAM concepts with play! Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math February 5 - Mirror Mandalas Explore reflection and symmetry in art. Register for each session separately.  Each week will focus on a different topic.  

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Make & Take: Valentine Cards

February 5 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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We'll have paper, markers, glue, stickers, stamps and more.  Come get creative and make valentines for your favorite people.  

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Story Time Drumming with Cornell Coley

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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The Bacon Free Library welcomes musical artist Cornell Coley to perform his lively, interactive show entitled Fascinating Rhythm. Mr. Coley combines drums, dance, instruments, and story telling to engage his listeners in a thrilling cultural journey. Audience members are encouraged to participate in a way that is comfortable for them. Natick kindergarten kids especially welcome on this no school day. Mr. Cornell Coley is sponsored by the Friends of the Bacon Free Library.

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Read to a Dog

February 8 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States

Kids in kindergarten through 4th grade are invited to sign up for 15-minute sessions to read aloud to one of our gentle therapy dogs! Registration required; if you cannot make it, please let us know as the therapy dogs and their people volunteer their time for this program. To register, please call 508-653-6730 or sign up using the form below:  

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Friends of the BFL Meeting

February 11 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:15 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 10, 2020

Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Come join the Friends plan for the year of supporting the Bacon Free Library. There are big jobs and small jobs that need helping hands. Every year, the Friends makes a generous donation to the BFL to fund programs, books/materials, and so much more. Here are a few examples of what you could do to help: 1. Bake for author visits 2. Man tables at various town functions to help boost the library’s profile in the community 3. Join a sub-committee…

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French Conversation Club

February 15 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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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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Closed for Presidents’ Day

February 17
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States

The BFL will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2020 in honor of Presidents' Day.   

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The Wizard of Oz – A Dance Tale

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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    Presented by Metrowest Dance Academy, this interactive workshop will preview the dances, dancers, and costumes  that will be featured in their full length production in April. All are welcome.

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Pluto’s Birthday Celebration

February 18 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Celebrate the discovery of Pluto by making a Pluto and Stars Mobile.  We'll have cardboard to cut out and silver paper for covering .    Decorate a  cookie with Pluto-like frosting to eat here or take home. All materials supplied.  Registration requested just so we'll have an idea of how many to expect.  This program is sponsored by Friends of the Bacon Free Library.

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Environmental Book Club

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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We’re reading and discussing: The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen 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 book group. We thank them for sharing…

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Dog Tales

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

We’re reading dog stories with one of our gentle therapy dogs! Join us for this very special story time. No registration required.  No age limits.

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*New* Nonfiction Book Club

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction - and we will explore it all in our new nonfiction book club. This month, join us for a discussion of The Amorous Heart : An Unconventional History of Love by Marilyn Yalom. Copies available at the library, or you can request one here.  

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March 2020

Art for All: Mondrian Art

March 11 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Piet Mondrian is one of the founders of the Dutch modern movement.  Mondrian reduced his shapes to lines and rectangles and his palette revolves around primary colors.   We'll bring the paper and budding artists will tape up the sections and then fill in the spaces, or not! This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Bacon Free Library.    

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Read to a Dog

March 14 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Kids in kindergarten through 4th grade are invited to sign up for 15-minute sessions to read aloud to one of our gentle therapy dogs! Registration required; if you cannot make it, please let us know as the therapy dogs and their people volunteer their time for this program. To register, please call 508-653-6730 or sign up using the form below:  

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Environmental Book Club

March 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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We’re reading and discussing: The tangled tree: a radical new history of life by David Quammen 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 book…

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*New* Nonfiction Book Club

March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction - and we will explore it all in our new nonfiction book club. This month, join us for a discussion of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. Copies available at the library, or you can request one here.  

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April 2020

Environmental Book Club

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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We’re reading and discussing: A buzz in the meadow: the natural history of a French farm by Dave Goulson 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…

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*New* Nonfiction Book Club

April 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction - and we will explore it all in our new nonfiction book club. This month, join us for a discussion of Pirate Women : The Princesses, Prostitutes, and Privateers Who Ruled the Seven Seas by Laura Sook Duncombe. Copies available at the library, or you can request one here.  

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May 2020

Environmental Book Club

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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We’re reading and discussing: 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 book group. We…

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June 2020

Summer Hours – Closed on Saturdays

June 6
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2020

Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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The library will be closed on Saturdays from June 6 to August 29. We will re-open on Saturday September 5, 2020.

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Environmental Book Club

June 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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We’re reading and discussing: Inconspicuous consumption : the environmental impact you don't know you have by Tatiana Schlossberg 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…

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October 2021

Story Time!

October 20, 2021 @ 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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December 2021

Story Time!

December 24, 2021 @ 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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Story Time!

December 29, 2021 @ 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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