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58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
508-653-6730

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March 2017

Afternoon Tea with Author Lisa See

March 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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We are thrilled to welcome best selling author Lisa See to the Bacon Free Library for an afternoon tea! Lisa will be discussing her newest book The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, released one week before her visit! The book will be available for purchase and signing. We will be serving a variety of teas and crumpets to celebrate Lisa's book birthday.  Also, if you cannot make the afternoon event, Lisa will also be speaking at Wellesley Book Store later…

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Story Time

March 28 @ 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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Tweenage Book Club

March 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Kids in 4-6th grades, join us for a discussion of A Million Shades of Gray by Cynthia kadohata. Copies available at the library, or you can request one here. Summary: A boy and his elephant escape into the jungle when the Viet Cong attack his village immediately after the Vietnam war.

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Book Club

March 28 @ 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 elephant keeper by Christopher Nicholson Copies of the book available at the library, or you can request one here. Summary: “Intensely moving. exceptional novel.” —Boston Globe  A poignant and magical story set in eighteenth-century England, The Elephant Keeper by Christopher Nicholson is the tale of two baby elephants and the young man who accidentally finds himself their guardian. Every reader who was enchanted by Sara Gruen’s Water for Elephants or enthralled by When…

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Adult Coloring Book Club

March 30 @ 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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Story Time!

March 31 @ 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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Cocoa & Cookies

March 31 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Drop by the library this winter afternoon for some treats and curl up with a good book! We'll supply the cocoa and cookies and books, you provide the company  :-D

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April 2017

French Conversation Club

April 1 @ 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 votre français.

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Spanish Conversation Club

April 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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¿Habla usted español? Join us for an hour of Spanish conversation and brush up on your language skills. Speakers should have a good grasp of the language.

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Story Time

April 4 @ 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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Environmental Book Club

April 4 @ 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 Triumph of Seeds : How grains, nuts, kernels, pulses, and pips, conquered the plant kingdom and shaped human history by Thor Hanson. You can reserve HERE and we will have copies at the BFL Summary: What makes The Triumph of Seeds remarkable is not just that it is informative, humane, hilarious, and even moving, just as what makes seeds remarkable is not simply their fundamental importance to life. In both cases, it is their sheer vitality and the…

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Adult Coloring Book Club

April 6 @ 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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Story Time!

April 7 @ 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

April 8 @ 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 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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Saturday Story Time!

April 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day 8 of the month, repeating until April 8, 2017

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day 8 of the month, repeating until April 8, 2017

Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join us on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month at 11:00AM for Saturday Story Time! Come listen to a variety of stories, do a craft, and find some great books to take home! No registration required.

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Story Time

April 11 @ 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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Friends of the BFL Meeting

April 11 @ 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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Adult Coloring Book Club

April 13 @ 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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Library Egg Hunt!

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Drop in for a Library Egg Hunt! Stop by to track down eggs hidden around Bacon Free Library. Learn your way around the library and earn some chocolate prizes as you go! No need for baskets, here's how it works: We'll give you a clue to find a paper egg hidden in a book. If you find the egg, you get a prize. Simple!

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French Conversation Club

April 15 @ 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 votre français.

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Spanish Conversation Club

April 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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¿Habla usted español? Join us for an hour of Spanish conversation and brush up on your language skills. Speakers should have a good grasp of the language.

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Story Time

April 18 @ 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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Rookie Book Club

April 18 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Kids in grades 1-3 are welcome to our discussion of Younguncle Comes to Town by Vandana Singh. Copies will be available at the library or you can reserve one HERE Book List Review: Set in India, this is a highly episodic, loosely plotted collection of stories about the adventures of a young eccentric whom everybody--even the protagonist's older brother--calls Younguncle. Quick-witted and caring, Younguncle rescues his sister from an arranged marriage, foils the robbery of a tailor's shop, recovers some stolen livestock,…

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Baseball as American Culture

April 18 @ 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 fascinating history of America's game with Northern Essex Community College instructor Frank Morris. Learn about why baseball galvanized a nation that was beginning to tear apart, how baseball came to be "America's Pastime" a decade before the Civil War, and how it developed into a world-wide phenomenon in the decades to come. A perfect way to kick off a new baseball season! This is an historical talk on Baseball with most of the focus on the Boston Red Sox. Frank will share slides slides and statistics - Fun for…

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Make and Take: April Showers Rainsticks

April 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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April Showers bring May flowers! In order to make do our part in this saying, we're making rainsticks at the BFL! With enough shaking, we're sure there will be no drought this year! No registration required and all materials supplied. BUT, if you are planning ahead, please feel free to bring the cardboard from paper towels or toilet paper to make your rainsticks

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Adult Coloring Book Club

April 20 @ 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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Story Time!

April 21 @ 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 Puppet Show – The Carrot Salesman

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join Mr. Bunni, a door-to-door vegetable salesman, as he journeys beneath the earth, into the sea, and even to outer space in search of carrot customers. Will he ever sell enough to please his boss? Or will his new friends teach him a valuable lesson about being true to himself? This imaginative table-top performance features colorful paper puppets and plenty of audience interaction.  Performed by Brad Shur - a versatile puppeteer who has created and performed characters made of everything from…

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Build with Lincoln Logs

April 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Use your imagination to create great structures with Lincoln Logs. We'll display our buildings in the library for everyone to admire!

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Saturday Story Time!

April 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day 22 of the month, repeating until April 22, 2017

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day 22 of the month, repeating until April 22, 2017

Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join us on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month at 11:00AM for Saturday Story Time! Come listen to a variety of stories, do a craft, and find some great books to take home! No registration required.

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Story Time

April 25 @ 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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Tweenage Book Club

April 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Kids in 4-6th grades, join us for a discussion of Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson - one of our very favorite authors! Copies available at the library, or you can request one here. Summary: When a new, white student nicknamed "The Jesus Boy" joins her sixth grade class in the winter of 1971, Frannie's growing friendship with him makes her start to see some things in a new light.

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Book Club

April 25 @ 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 lake house : a novel by Kate Morton Copies of the book available at the library, or you can request one here. Summary: Living on her family's idyllic lakeside estate in Cornwall, England, Alice Edevane is a bright, inquisitive, innocent, and precociously talented sixteen-year-old who loves to write stories. But the mysteries she pens are no match for the one her family is about to endure. One midsummer's eve, after a beautiful party drawing…

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ARC Discussion with Suzanne Brockmann

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Suzanne Brockmann's new Troubleshooter's Book "Some Kind of Hero" comes out in July, BUT, we're getting a sneak peek! Suz (one of the BFL's favorite authors) joins us for an early discussion of her new book - we'll have a few hard copies of the ARC (advanced reader copy) at the library to borrow. Or download it from NetGalley (How it works) - galleys are available now. If you have any issues, email the library ([email protected]) and we'll be able to…

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Dog Tales

April 28 @ 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, every 4th Friday of the month at 10am. No registration required, no age limits!

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Cookbook Club

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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We're celebrating the wonderful books and authors who keep the Bacon Free Library alive! Today we're cooking from The Book Club Cookbook : recipes and food from your book club's favorite books and authors by Judy Gelman and Vicki Levy Krupp! Make something by one of your favorite authors or from one of your favorite books and let's get together to eat and chat. We'll have copies of the cookbook at the library or you can order a copy of the…

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May 2017

Story Time

May 2 @ 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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Environmental Book Club

May 2 @ 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 Old Ways : A Journey on Foot by Robert Macfarlane,. You can reserve HERE and we will have copies at the BFL Summary: In this exquisitely written book, Robert Macfarlane sets off from his Cambridge, England, home to follow the ancient tracks, holloways, drove roads, and sea paths that crisscross both the British landscape and its waters and territories beyond. The result is an immersive, enthralling exploration of the ghosts and voices that haunt old paths,…

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Adult Coloring Book Club

May 4 @ 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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Story Time!

May 5 @ 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

May 6 @ 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 votre français.

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Spanish Conversation Club

May 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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¿Habla usted español? Join us for an hour of Spanish conversation and brush up on your language skills. Speakers should have a good grasp of the language.

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Story Time

May 9 @ 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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Friends of the BFL Meeting

May 9 @ 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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Adult Coloring Book Club

May 11 @ 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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Story Time!

May 12 @ 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

May 13 @ 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 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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Saturday Story Time!

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day 13 of the month, repeating until May 13, 2017

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day 13 of the month, repeating until May 13, 2017

Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join us on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month at 11:00AM for Saturday Story Time! Come listen to a variety of stories, do a craft, and find some great books to take home! No registration required.

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Story Time

May 16 @ 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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Rookie Book Club

May 16 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Kids in grades 1-3 are welcome to our discussion of Earwig and the Witch  by Dianna Wynne Jones. Copies will be available at the library or you can reserve one HERE Summary: Although an orphan, Earwig has always enjoyed living at St. Morwald's, where she manages to make everyone do her bidding, but when she is taken in by a foster parents who are actually a witch and a demon, she has a hard time trying to turn the situation to her…

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Garden in a Book

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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We're welcoming Sara Levine from the Newton Public Library in helping us make a garden in a book! This is a program for adults only. We'll be taking some old books, carving out the middle and creating a beautiful garden right in there! You do not have to have a green thumb to do this (although we wouldn't recommend this for someone with a black thumb, either  :-) All materials will be supplied but if you have a glue gun you'd…

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Adult Coloring Book Club

May 18 @ 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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Preschool Cookie Decorating

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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For our younger patrons, we're decorating Spring Cookies! We'll have cookies, icing, sprinkles and other fun stuff for the 1-5 year olds to decorate and munch on to their hearts content :) All materials supplied so just bring your ingenuity.  We do request registration so we know how many cookies to have. Please fill out the following form or call the library at (508) 653-6730:

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Build with Legos

May 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Use your imagination to create great structures with Legos! We'll display our buildings in the library for everyone to admire!

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French Conversation Club

May 20 @ 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 votre français.

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Spanish Conversation Club

May 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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¿Habla usted español? Join us for an hour of Spanish conversation and brush up on your language skills. Speakers should have a good grasp of the language.

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Story Time

May 23 @ 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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Tweenage Book Club

May 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Kids in 4-6th grades, join us for a discussion of Cinder by Marissa Meyer - great hybrid of SciFi/Fairy Tale. Copies available at the library, or you can request one here. Summary: As plague ravages the overcrowded Earth, observed by a ruthless lunar people, Cinder, a gifted mechanic and cyborg, becomes involved with handsome Prince Kai and must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect the world in this futuristic take on the Cinderella story.

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Book Club

May 23 @ 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 Be frank with me by Julia Claiborne Johnson Copies of the book available at the library, or you can request one here. Summary: Reclusive literary legend M. M. 'Mimi' Banning has been holed up in her Bel Air mansion for years. But after falling prey to a Bernie Madoff-style ponzi scheme, she's flat broke. Now Mimi must write a new book for the first time in decades, and to ensure the timely delivery of her…

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Decorate Spring Cookies!
*Registration Required

May 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Back by popular demand! Join amazing local baker, Carrie Huang, as she teaches us some basic & advanced cookie decorating techniques. This workshop is for children 6-12 years old. All materials will be supplied *This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Bacon Free Library Space is limited and registration is required. Please fill out the following form or call the library (508) 653-6730 to sign up:

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Adult Coloring Book Club

May 25 @ 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

May 26 @ 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, every 4th Friday of the month at 10am. No registration required, no age limits!

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Story Time

May 30 @ 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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June 2017

Story Time!

June 2 @ 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

June 6 @ 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!

June 9 @ 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

June 10 @ 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 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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Saturday Story Time!

June 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day 10 of the month, repeating until June 10, 2017

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day 10 of the month, repeating until June 10, 2017

Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join us on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month at 11:00AM for Saturday Story Time! Come listen to a variety of stories, do a craft, and find some great books to take home! No registration required.

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Story Time

June 13 @ 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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Friends of the BFL Meeting

June 13 @ 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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Make and Take: Gear Art Photo Frames

June 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Summer reading is kicking off with STEAM! Join us in making works of art out of gears, nuts, washers and paper. For some, their creations could even double as a Father's Day gift (your secret is safe with us :) No registration is required and all materials supplied

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Story Time!

June 16 @ 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

June 20 @ 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!

June 23 @ 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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Dog Tales

June 23 @ 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, every 4th Friday of the month at 10am. No registration required, no age limits!

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Saturday Story Time!

June 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day 24 of the month, repeating until June 24, 2017

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day 24 of the month, repeating until June 24, 2017

Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join us on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month at 11:00AM for Saturday Story Time! Come listen to a variety of stories, do a craft, and find some great books to take home! No registration required.

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Story Time

June 27 @ 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

June 27 @ 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 summer before the war : a novel by Helen Simonson Copies of the book available at the library, or you can request one here. Summary: East Sussex, 1914. Hugh Grange is down from his medical studies, visiting relatives. His Aunt Agatha has just risked her carefully built reputation by pushing for the appointment of a woman to replace the Latin master. When Beatrice Nash arrives with one trunk and several large crates of books,…

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Story Time!

June 30 @ 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: Firecracker Rings

June 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Be ready for the 4th of July with these perfect accessories. We'll be using colorful pipe cleaners to make sure your kids are the best dressed when they go to see the fireworks! Hope you can make it! No registration required and all materials supplied  

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July 2017

Story Time!

July 7 @ 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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Free

Happy Hour

July 7 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join us for lemonade and cookies - right between your week and weekend adventures! And grab a book for the beach while you're here. All snacks provided.

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Story Time

July 11 @ 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!

July 14 @ 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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Free

Happy Hour

July 14 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join us for lemonade and cookies - right between your week and weekend adventures! And grab a book for the beach while you're here. All snacks provided.

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Story Time

July 18 @ 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: Goop

July 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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This is a messy one so we'll be outside! Have you ever seen goop? Its a simple mixture of cornstarch and water but it becomes something completely new and fascinating - It can be hard and soft at the same time, it can run through your fingers but can also break! Come make some, play with some and learn why it is so versatile! This program will be postponed, though, if it's raining so please check with us if its…

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Story Time!

July 21 @ 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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Free

Happy Hour

July 21 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join us for lemonade and cookies - right between your week and weekend adventures! And grab a book for the beach while you're here. All snacks provided.

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Story Time

July 25 @ 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

July 25 @ 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 Life after life : a novel by Kate Atkinson Copies of the book available at the library, or you can request one here. Summary: "What if you could live again and again, until you got it right? On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is…

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Popcorn Stories on the lawn

July 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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It's popcorn week at the Bacon Free Library! Every year, Mutual One Bank, generously shares their popcorn making machine with us. To celebrate, we're going to tell popcorn stories on the lawn while eating.....you guessed it....POPCORN! Bring a blanket and an appetite as we enjoy a (hopefully) beautiful morning on the BFL grounds. This event is weather permitting. If it rains, we'll have our regular storytime inside. Raindate for the popcorn stories is Friday 7/28 at 10am

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Story Time!

July 28 @ 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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Free

Happy Hour

July 28 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join us for lemonade and cookies - right between your week and weekend adventures! And grab a book for the beach while you're here. All snacks provided.

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August 2017
Free

Take a Tromp Through the Swamp – Children’s Program

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Tom Sieling, widely acclaimed singer and songwriter from Newfield, New York, will perform a fun family/children’s program called “Take a Tromp Through the Swamp!” at the BFL! This show consists of the most fun, humorous, and participatory kids’ songs Tom knows, along with cool facts about area animals and pictures of them and the homes they build. Tom accompanies himself on guitar, banjo, harmonica, and a drum machine, and all songs include parts for the whole family. Nicole Carner, library director of…

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Story Time!

August 4 @ 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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Free

Happy Hour

August 4 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join us for lemonade and cookies - right between your week and weekend adventures! And grab a book for the beach while you're here. All snacks provided.

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Story Time

August 8 @ 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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Play Angry Birds

August 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Let's play real life Angry Birds - no devices required! We'll make the birds and you try to hit them off their pedestals. This is an outside event so will happen weather permitting. We'll need lots of space for those Angry Birds!

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Teddy Bear Picnic

August 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Celebrate our annual Teddy Bear Picnic on Tuesday, August 18th at 10:00 am! Bring a blanket and your favorite stuffed animal and join us for some bear stories on the library lawn. We'll share some refreshments at the end. Please call us at (508) 653-6730 or fill out the following form to register for this event.

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