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58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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October 2017

Story Time

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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Book Buffet: Senior Edition

October 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Kids in grade 4 and up, join us for an open book talk! You decide on the book you want to read and talk about and then come and tell us all about it! You may discover something you've never heard of before or you may inspire a friend to read a book they haven't picked up.  Its a smorgasbord for books :)

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Book Club

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join us for a discussion of The thirteenth tale : a novel by Diane Setterfield Copies of the book available at the library, or you can request one here. Summary: When Margaret Lea opened the door to the past, what she confronted was her destiny. All children mythologize their birth...So begins the prologue of reclusive author Vida Winter's collection of stories, which are as famous for the mystery of the missing thirteenth tale as they are for the delight and enchantment…

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Crafters Needed Again
*For Adults

October 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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We had so much fun last time, that we've decided to do it again! Plus, we still need help :) This year the BFL is creating a special tree for Elm Bank's Festival of Trees! If you love to craft and love the library and love trees, come and assist us in making ornaments for our tree. You know what they say, many hands make light work.  All materials will be supplied and we may even have snacks :) 

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Adult Coloring Book Club

October 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Coloring Books are not just for kids anymore! Join us for a relaxing hour of just coloring (and chatting, if you’d like). Touted as a way to help adults “de-stress and self-express,” the BFL is happy to bring this form of “mindful or mindless” activity to its patrons! We’ll supply the adult coloring pages and coloring pencils or markers. Feel free to bring your own supplies if you’d like. All adults welcome! *All materials supplied by the Friends of the Bacon Free Library

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Dog Tales

October 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/puppy/pet stories with therapy dog, Garbo! (and his human, Arthur). Join us for this very special storytime. No registration required, no age limits!

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Yoga at the BFL!

October 28 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Free

We are very pleased to bring Yoga to the BFL! We have several recent graduates from Elements 3 Yoga in Framingham, who are bringing their yogic teachings to the library! With a variety of teachers, participants will get to try out different kinds of yoga! Registration is required and space is limited - please read further down for important details A licensed healthcare practitioner and body worker by trade, Barbara is thrilled to share the gift of yoga to further or…

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Afternoon Tea with Author Sonali Dev

October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Sonali Dev We are thrilled to welcome best selling author Sonali Dev to the Bacon Free Library for an afternoon tea! Sonali will be discussing all of her awesome books, which feature Indian themes and situations.  Her books will be available for purchase and signing. We will be serving a variety of snacks and Indian tea (chai) to celebrate Sonali's BFL visit Registration is requested for this visit so we know how much chai to have on hand  :-)  Please fill…

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Story Time

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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November 2017

Story Time!

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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French Conversation Club

November 4 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Vous parlez français? Venez nous rejoindre pour pratiquer.

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Cookbook Club

November 4 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Welcome to the new year of Cookbook Club! This year, we're cooking from around the world, trying to tie in a holiday from that region to our cooking! Today we're celebrating Octoberfest by raising a stein and cooking traditional German foods! There are not a lot of German cookbooks in the system so pick from any of them or find a recipe online for this meeting!  Some suggested books from Minuteman: Modern German cookbook by Frank Rosin ; photography: Klaus…

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Story Time

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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Environmental Book Club

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

We’re reading and discussing Reflections in Bullough's Pond : economy and ecosystem in New England by Diana Muir. You can reserve HERE and we will have copies at the BFL New Englanders' quality of life has always been circumscribed by the region's ecosystem. To maintain and improve their standard of living people had to adjust to limited resources. Ecological determinism, the ecosystem's influence over how people make a living and preserve and improve their material status, is evident in every facet of New England life. New economic pursuits…

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Hamilton: The Musical! Trivia Contest
*For Adults!

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Hamilton Throwdown: Are you a Hamilton fan who knows every word to “Guns and Ships,” or just listening to the award-winning musical for the first time? Hamilton fans will gather at the library to answer trivia questions, play games and enjoy the music. :) This is a trivia contest for adults 18 and up only - we'll have adult beverages for those 21 and over (and YA beverages for those not quite legal) plus some imaginative snacks! There will be…

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Comic Book Group

November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Meet us at the Morse Institute Library to discuss Thor. Vol. 1, The Goddess of Thunder: writer, Jason Aaron ; artists, Russell Dauterman (#1-4) & Jorge Molina (#5) ; color artists, Matthew Wilson (#1-4) & Jorge Molina (#5) ; letterer, VC's Joe Sabino ; cover art, Russell Dauterman & Frank Martin And, stay tuned for details about going to see "Thor: Ragnarok" in the theater as a group!  Copies will be available at the library, or you can request one HERE. Summary…

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Cornucopia Storytime and Craft

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join us for this special week of cornucopia stories and crafts. We're getting ready for the big Turkey day, Fran-style! No registration required, all ages welcome and all materials supplied

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Knit and Crochet Club

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join us once a month for an hour of knitting or crocheting (or both!). Bring your projects to work on in congenial company. Its always more fun to create with friends :)  

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Friends of the BFL Meeting

November 14 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
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. Last year, the Friends gave the BFL over $16,000 for 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 - membership,…

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Cornucopia Storytime and Craft

November 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join us for this special week of cornucopia stories and crafts. We're getting ready for the big Turkey day, Fran-style! No registration required, all ages welcome and all materials supplied

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Dog Tales

November 17 @ 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/puppy/pet stories with therapy dog, Garbo! (and his human, Arthur). Join us for this very special storytime. No registration required, no age limits!

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French Conversation Club

November 18 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Vous parlez français? Venez nous rejoindre pour pratiquer.

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Story Time

November 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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!

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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

November 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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Book Buffet: Junior Edition

November 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Kids in grads 1 through 4, join us for an open book talk! You choose the book you want to read and talk about, and then come and tell us all about it! You may discover something you've never heard of before or you may inspire a friend to read a book they haven't picked up.  Its a smorgasbord for books :)

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Book Club & Cookie Swap

November 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Optional 3rd annual cookie swap!  Come at 6:30 with 2 dozen cookies to trade.  Bring extras to share with the group.  Then join us at 7pm for a re-discussion of The Dinner by Herman Koch. We had so many questions and thoughts the first time around, we're revisiting this book to continue one of our best discussions ever! Copies of the book available at the library, or you can request one here. Summary: "A European Gone Girl." --The Wall Street Journal…

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Loretta Chase and Caroline Linden: A Conversation

November 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join us for a conversation between romance authors Loretta Chase and Caroline Linden! We're so excited to welcome iconic romance writer Loretta Chase - if you haven't read her Carsington series, you should run out and get them today - to the BFL! She and acclaimed author Caroline Linden will be having a fun conversation about the foibles of being a romance writer. We'll also be celebrating the book birthday of Loretta's latest release A Duke in Shining Armor which comes out…

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December 2017

Story Time!

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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French Conversation Club

December 2 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Vous parlez français? Venez nous rejoindre pour pratiquer.

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Cookbook Club & Gadget Exchange

December 2 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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When we celebrate, we celebrate everything! Every holiday under the sun :) Join us in cooking and eating from How to celebrate everything : recipes and rituals for birthdays, holidays, family dinners, and every day in between by Jenny Rosenstrach ; Photography by Chelsea Cavanaugh. Copies will be at the library or you can reserve one HERE We're ALSO doing a kitchen utensil Yankee Swap! Bring in a useful tool you would like to share with a friend (keeping it less…

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Gingerbread Festival

December 4 - December 20

Check out a beautiful array of gingerbread creations by local cake artists on display at the library, then enter our raffle to take one home for the holidays! Purchase raffle tickets or bring in an item of canned goods in exchange for a ticket. All food items will be donated to A Place to Turn. 

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Story Time

December 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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Environmental Book Club

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Free

We’re reading and discussing Braiding sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer. You can reserve HERE and we will have copies at the BFL An inspired weaving of indigenous knowledge, plant science, and personal narrative from a distinguished professor of science and a Native American whose previous book, Gathering Moss, was awarded the John Burroughs Medal for outstanding nature writing. As a botanist and professor of plant ecology, Robin Wall Kimmerer has spent a career learning how to ask questions of nature using the tools…

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Story Time!

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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Santa Visit!

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join us in welcoming Santa to the Bacon Free Library! He's taking a quick break (who knows what the elves will do while he's away!) from his duties at the North Pole to visit the children of Natick - he'll have gifts to give out and a lap to sit on! This is one of our most favorite events of the year. We hope to see you there! We are collecting new hats, scarves & mittens for A Place to…

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Story Time

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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Knit and Crochet Club

December 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join us once a month for an hour of knitting or crocheting (or both!). Bring your projects to work on in congenial company. Its always more fun to create with friends :)  

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Friends of the BFL Meeting

December 12 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
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. Last year, the Friends gave the BFL over $16,000 for 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 - membership,…

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Comic Book Group

December 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join us at the Bacon Free Library as we discuss 5000km per second by Manuele Copies will be available at the library, or you can request one HERE. Summary Winner of the prestigious Grand Prize of the 2010 Angoul Comics Festival, 5,000 Kilometers Per Second tells--or almost tells--the love story between Piero and Lucia, which begins with a casual glance exchanged by teenagers across the street through a window and ends with a last, desperate hook-up between two older, sadder one-time…

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Story Time!

December 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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French Conversation Club

December 16 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:15am on day First of the month, repeating until June 2, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:15am on day Third of the month, repeating until May 19, 2018

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Vous parlez français? Venez nous rejoindre pour pratiquer.

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Story Time

December 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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The Copley Cats: A Cappella Holiday Concert

December 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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We're so excited to welcome the Copley Cats, one of the longest-running a cappella groups in the Boston area, to the BFL for a holiday concert! They'll be singing many family favorites so join us for this special holiday event!  As one of the longest-running a cappella groups in the Boston area, the Copley Cats are known for tight harmonies, amazing blend, and great music.  The group's founders were Mount Holyoke grads who missed the great time they had singing in college…

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“Gulp Fiction” 20-30 Something Book Club

December 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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20-30 Somethings! Join us as we discuss Then We Came to the End by Joshua Ferris This wickedly funny, big-hearted novel about life in the office signals the arrival of a gloriously talented new writer. The characters in Then We Came to the End cope with a business downturn in the time-honored way: through gossip, secret romance, elaborate pranks, and increasingly frequent coffee breaks. By day they compete for the best office furniture left behind and try to make sense…

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Dog Tales

December 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/puppy/pet stories with therapy dog, Garbo! (and his human, Arthur). Join us for this very special storytime. No registration required, no age limits!

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Story Time

December 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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Make and Take Bird Feeders

December 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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We know its the dead of winter, but that's the best time to take care of our avian friends! Join Fran in making beautiful outdoor bird feeders for all birdy appetites. All materials supplied, all ages welcome

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Malik the Magic Guy

December 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Free

This show will be extra special; it features age appropriate visual magic, juggling, comedy and TONS of audience participation. Malik has been performing magic since he was a child; his mother even had to drive him to his shows because he was so young! Malik is a full-time comedy magician with over 25 years of experience performing for family audiences. Come and enjoy this laugh filled magic show featuring magic with sports equipment, sleight of hand, and other fun surprises. No…

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Story Time!

December 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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Make and Take New Year’s Celebratory Crafts

December 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join us in making hats, blowouts and noisemakers (hey, we don't have to take the stuff home :) so you're ready for the big day!  All materials supplied, all ages welcome

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January 2018

Story Time

January 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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!

January 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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French Conversation Club

January 6, 2018 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:15am on day First of the month, repeating until June 2, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:15am on day Third of the month, repeating until May 19, 2018

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Story Time

January 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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Make and Take Snow Globe

January 10, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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We're bearding winter in its den! Join us in making our very own snow globes using whatever we have on hand. We'll have some "paper" ones for younger kids and "liquid" ones for older kids so all are welcome. All materials will be supplied, but feel free to bring resin/plastic characters or objects to personalize your snow globe. And, if you have them, baby food jars. 

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Story Time!

January 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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Read to a Dog

January 13, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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  Kids in kindergarten through 4th grade are invited to sign up for 15 minute turns to read aloud to our wonderful therapy dog, Stitch! Registration required. Please call (508) 653-6730 or register using the form below:

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Story Time

January 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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!

January 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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French Conversation Club

January 20, 2018 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:15am on day First of the month, repeating until June 2, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:15am on day Third of the month, repeating until May 19, 2018

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Story Time

January 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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Book Club

January 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join us for a discussion of Leaving time : a novel by Jodi Picoult Copies of the book available at the library, or you can request one here. Summary: Alice Metcalf was a devoted mother, loving wife, and accomplished scientist who studied grief among elephants. Yet it's been a decade since she disappeared under mysterious circumstances, leaving behind her small daughter, husband, and the animals to which she devoted her life. All signs point to abandonment . . . or worse. Still Jenna--now…

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Story Time!

January 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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Cookbook Club

January 27, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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This year, we're cooking from around the world, trying to tie in a holiday from that region to our cooking! Today we're celebrating the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. by cooking some of his favorite foods! Historically, it is known that he enjoyed this Southern comfort foods so we'll be cooking from Southern plate : classic comfort food that makes everyone feel like family by Christy Jordan  We'll have copies in the library or you can reserve one HERE

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Story Time

January 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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February 2018

Story Time!

February 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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French Conversation Club

February 3, 2018 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:15am on day First of the month, repeating until June 2, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:15am on day Third of the month, repeating until May 19, 2018

Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Vous parlez français? Venez nous rejoindre pour pratiquer.

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Story Time

February 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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A Pleasant Pairing: Tea and Fine Chocolate

February 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Just in time for Valentine's Day! Join tea and chocolate afficionado Kim Larkin on this exploration of the history and health benefits of tea and dark chocolate with insights from Kim's chocolatier background.  This event includes sampling of tea, tea infused food, various chocolates, cheese & crackers, trivia, poetry, an antique teapot/lace display and more! We're told that Kim is a treasure trove of information and will bring the best tasting tea and chocolate for our patrons. We can't wait! …

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Story Time!

February 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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Read to a Dog

February 10, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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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 turns to read aloud to our wonderful therapy dog, Stitch! Registration required. Please call (508) 653-6730 or register using the form below:

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Story Time

February 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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Make and Take Fizzy Hearts

February 14, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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We're combining chemical reactions with Valentine's Day - what could go wrong? :) Join us as we experiment with "Fizzing Heart Art Explosions" by the Pinterested Parent Blog. We'll be using baking soda, vinegar (anyone thinking "volcano" about now) and food coloring to create beautiful decorated hearts.  All ages are welcome but parental supervision is required for the fizzy hearts. We'll have heart crafts out for the very young children who come.  All materials supplied

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Story Time!

February 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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French Conversation Club

February 17, 2018 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:15am on day First of the month, repeating until June 2, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:15am on day Third of the month, repeating until May 19, 2018

Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Vous parlez français? Venez nous rejoindre pour pratiquer.

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Story Time

February 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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Children’s Theatre Improv with Sally Cragin

February 20, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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We are pleased to have one of our favorite performers, Sally Cragin, back at the BFL. Her new show will have kids laughing, giggling and posing for their close - ups :) We promise that the show will go on this time! CHILDREN'S THEATRE IMPROV (age 6 and up). Theatre games, improvs, and then creating a show. We bring our costume trunks and participants will act out THEIR version of Little Red Riding Hood, Three Little Bears, Hare and Tortoise,…

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Story Time!

February 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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Cookbook Club

February 24, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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This year, we're cooking from around the world, trying to tie in a holiday from that region to our cooking! Today we're celebrating Chinese New Year with some simple home dishes! We'll be cooking from Every grain of rice : simple Chinese home cooking by Fuchsia Dunlop ; photography by Chris Terry. Fuchsia Dunlop has appeared on NPR’s “All Things Considered,” “Science Friday,” and “America’s Test Kitchen Radio,” and is a regular contributor to publications including the Financial Times, Saveur, the…

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Story Time

February 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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Book Club

February 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join us for a discussion of Today will be different : a novel by Maria Semple Copies of the book available at the library, or you can request one here. Summary: Eleanor knows she's a mess. But today, she will tackle the little things. She will shower and get dressed. She willhave her poetry and yoga lessons after dropping off her son, Timby. She won't swear. She will initiate sex with her husband, Joe. But before she can put her modest plan into action, life happens. Today, it turns out,…

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March 2018

Story Time!

March 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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French Conversation Club

March 3, 2018 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:15am on day First of the month, repeating until June 2, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:15am on day Third of the month, repeating until May 19, 2018

Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Vous parlez français? Venez nous rejoindre pour pratiquer.

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Story Time

March 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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!

March 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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Read to a Dog

March 10, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 9, 2018

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 turns to read aloud to our wonderful therapy dog, Stitch! Registration required. Please call (508) 653-6730 or register using the form below:

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Story Time

March 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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Make and Take: Spin a Yarn

March 13, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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What can you make with a paper plate, multicolored yarn and some googly eyes? Come to the BFL for this event and find out!  All materials supplied, all ages welcome (hole punching skills appreciated :)

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Game of Thrones Trivia Contest
*For 18+

March 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Winter is Here! In anticipation of the last 2 seasons (sob!) of Game of Thrones, join us for an appropriately vicious game of trivia - based on both the books and TV show! We'll make sure there is no violence on the property so plan on leaving the BFL unscathed :) This is a trivia contest for adults 18 and up  - we'll have adult beverages for those 21 and over (and YA beverages for those not quite legal) plus…

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Story Time!

March 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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French Conversation Club

March 17, 2018 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:15am on day First of the month, repeating until June 2, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:15am on day Third of the month, repeating until May 19, 2018

Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Vous parlez français? Venez nous rejoindre pour pratiquer.

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Story Time

March 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, 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!

March 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am 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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Cookbook Club

March 24, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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This year, we're cooking from around the world, trying to tie in a holiday from that region to our cooking! Today we're celebrating Moroccan Independence Day (March 2nd)! We'll be cooking from Mourad : new Moroccan by Mourad Lahlou ; with Susie Heller, Steve Siegelman, and Amy Vogler ; photographs by Deborah Jones. What Mourad Lahlou has developed over the last decade and a half at his Michelin-starred San Francisco restaurant is nothing less than a new, modern Moroccan cuisine, inspired…

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Story Time

March 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, 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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Book Club

March 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join us for a discussion of The woman in cabin 10 by Ruth Ware Copies of the book available at the library, or you can request one here. Summary: Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. The sky is clear, the waters calm, and the veneered, select guests jovial as the exclusive cruise ship, the Aurora, begins her voyage in the…

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Story Time!

March 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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April 2018

Story Time

April 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, 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!

April 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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