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

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June 2017

Harry Potter Trivia Contest
*For Adults!

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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This event is FULL! Feel free to sign up, though, for the Wait List. If someone cancels, we'll email you ASAP.  Let's celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone with a friendly game of trivia - or a vicious one, depending on the kind of fan you are :) 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)…

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Story Time

June 27 @ 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 Buffet: Senior Edition

June 27 @ 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

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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Adult Coloring Book Club

June 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until June 29, 2017

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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Make and Take: Firecracker Rings

June 29 @ 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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Story Time!

June 30 @ 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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July 2017

Books Al Fresco

July 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

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

We want everyone to be able to access books from the BFL! In that spirit, on Wednesday this summer, we are offering our seniors the opportunity to meet with us on the patio outside the library (weather permitting) and we will bring books to you - to browse, request and borrow. You can just drop in, no registration required.

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Story Time!

July 7 @ 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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Happy Hour

July 7 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Friday, repeating until August 25, 2017

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

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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Reading Frederick Douglass Together

July 9 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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We'd like to invite you to a special event celebrating the writings of Frederick Douglass - who seems to have been in the news quite a bit recently! Mass Humanities coordinates annual public readings of Frederick Douglass’ famous Fourth of July address, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” with communities and organizations around the state. A group of people take turns reading parts of the speech until they have read all of it. Our event will be…

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Story Time

July 11 @ 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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French Conversation Club

July 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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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Read to a Dog

July 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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Books Al Fresco

July 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

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

We want everyone to be able to access books from the BFL! In that spirit, on Wednesday this summer, we are offering our seniors the opportunity to meet with us on the patio outside the library (weather permitting) and we will bring books to you - to browse, request and borrow. You can just drop in, no registration required.

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Happy Hour

July 14 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Friday, repeating until August 25, 2017

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

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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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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Make and Take: Goop

July 18 @ 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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French Conversation Club

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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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Children’s Music with Matt Heaton

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join musician Matt Heaton as he entertains us with his kid music, a style he calls "toddlerbilly." His songs are a mix of rockabilly, surf, american roots and Irish traditional music, delivered with a wry sense of humor and a sincere sense of fun. We'll expect a lot of dancing, singing, clapping and laughing! It's only a 1/2 hour but its packed with fun!!! Weather permitting, we'll be outside on the BFL lawn so feel free to bring a blanket

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Books Al Fresco

July 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

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

We want everyone to be able to access books from the BFL! In that spirit, on Wednesday this summer, we are offering our seniors the opportunity to meet with us on the patio outside the library (weather permitting) and we will bring books to you - to browse, request and borrow. You can just drop in, no registration required.

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Kidz Move!

July 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until August 10, 2017

Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Start your kids day out right with a bit of movement! Join Cindy, our movement guru, for a half hour of stretching, moving, dancing and smiling. Parents are welcome to join in! Fitness can be a part of everyday!

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Story Time!

July 21 @ 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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Happy Hour

July 21 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Friday, repeating until August 25, 2017

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

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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The Hoopoe Show: Mirth, Mime and Magic

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Something different at the BFL! We're excited to welcome  Chris Yerlig as Hoopoe the clown. In his show Chris blends silent pantomime comedy, movement illusions, sleight of hand magic tricks and balloon wizardry, to create an original vaudeville show that is funny, imaginative, and full of surprises. The unexpected is to be expected when audience volunteers are invited to join him on stage to assist with illusions. Young and old unite through laughter as they follow the non-verbal antics of…

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Book Buffet: Junior Edition

July 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Kids in grades 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

July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 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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Books Al Fresco

July 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

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

We want everyone to be able to access books from the BFL! In that spirit, on Wednesday this summer, we are offering our seniors the opportunity to meet with us on the patio outside the library (weather permitting) and we will bring books to you - to browse, request and borrow. You can just drop in, no registration required.

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Kidz Move!

July 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until August 10, 2017

Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Start your kids day out right with a bit of movement! Join Cindy, our movement guru, for a half hour of stretching, moving, dancing and smiling. Parents are welcome to join in! Fitness can be a part of everyday!

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Happy Hour

July 28 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Friday, repeating until August 25, 2017

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

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

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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Free

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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Library Crawl

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Free

Its a pub crawl... only with Libraries! We invite you to spend a day visiting local libraries - find out what is special about each and what they have to offer to you and your family. Its a Scavenger Hunt! Start at any library on the list (and get your "passport" with all relevant information). Each library has one thing that you must find and take a picture with. If you get to at least 5 sites and show your pictures…

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Knit and Crochet Club

August 1 @ 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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Books Al Fresco

August 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

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

We want everyone to be able to access books from the BFL! In that spirit, on Wednesday this summer, we are offering our seniors the opportunity to meet with us on the patio outside the library (weather permitting) and we will bring books to you - to browse, request and borrow. You can just drop in, no registration required.

Find out more »

Kidz Move!

August 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until August 10, 2017

Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Start your kids day out right with a bit of movement! Join Cindy, our movement guru, for a half hour of stretching, moving, dancing and smiling. Parents are welcome to join in! Fitness can be a part of everyday!

Find out more »

Story Time!

August 4 @ 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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Happy Hour

August 4 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Friday, repeating until August 25, 2017

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

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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Children’s Theatre Improv with Sally Cragin

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Free

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 :) 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, Three Little Pigs and other stories using our collection of…

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French Conversation Club

August 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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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Teddy Bear Picnic Story Time

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 Wednesday, August 9th 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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Books Al Fresco

August 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

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

We want everyone to be able to access books from the BFL! In that spirit, on Wednesday this summer, we are offering our seniors the opportunity to meet with us on the patio outside the library (weather permitting) and we will bring books to you - to browse, request and borrow. You can just drop in, no registration required.

Find out more »

Kidz Move!

August 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until August 10, 2017

Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Start your kids day out right with a bit of movement! Join Cindy, our movement guru, for a half hour of stretching, moving, dancing and smiling. Parents are welcome to join in! Fitness can be a part of everyday!

Find out more »

Read to a Dog

August 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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!

August 11 @ 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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Happy Hour

August 11 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Friday, repeating until August 25, 2017

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

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 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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: Bubble Blowers

August 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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We're making our own bubble blowers - who need to go to the store anymore?!?! After we make them, we'll go outside to test our creations. In addition, we'll bring out our bubble solution to make giant bubbles again. It's a bubble making extravaganza! This is an outdoor activity so keep an eye on the weather, call us if its iffy. In case of rain, we'll reschedule No registration required and all materials are supplied

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A Cure for the Common Show

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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  The BFL brings you Bryson Lang - comedian and juggler extraordinaire! He'll be doing an energetic,  inventive and clever routine that mixes comedy, audience participation, ball spinning, ball bouncing, fire-juggling, well-crafted timing, sharp sickles, huge spinning bouncing rings, giant Beach Balls, improv, glo-in-the-dark objects and always a few surprises. Come see why Bryson is, “The Cure for the Common Show”! Bryson Lang has been working professionally as a comedy-juggler for over 20 years. Through long-term casino show runs, night-clubs,…

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Books Al Fresco

August 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

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

We want everyone to be able to access books from the BFL! In that spirit, on Wednesday this summer, we are offering our seniors the opportunity to meet with us on the patio outside the library (weather permitting) and we will bring books to you - to browse, request and borrow. You can just drop in, no registration required.

Find out more »

Story Time!

August 18 @ 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.

Find out more »

Happy Hour

August 18 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Friday, repeating until August 25, 2017

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

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.

Find out more »

Story Time

August 22 @ 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.

Find out more »

Book Buffet: Senior Edition

August 22 @ 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

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Join us for a discussion of Mercy Snow : a novel by Tiffany Baker Copies of the book available at the library, or you can request one here. Summary: A tragic bus accident has devastating repercussions for two families from opposite sides of the tracks of a tiny New England paper milling town. In the tiny town of Titan Falls, New Hampshire, a tragic bus accident sets two families on a course toward destruction. June McAllister, wife of the local mill…

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Sisters in Crime Mystery Writers Panel

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Ever want to learn how those amazing mystery writers come up with their ideas, plots, characters, etc? Ever thought you could do it better?  We are absolutely thrilled to welcome Sisters in Crime authors Hallie Ephron, Sheila Connolly, Hank Phillipi Ryan (for a 3rd return visit to the BFL!) and Barbara Ross to the Bacon Free Library! They will be plotting a mystery story line using ideas from attendees, so come with your ideas. You'll be amazed and amused by how intricate the…

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Books Al Fresco

August 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

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

We want everyone to be able to access books from the BFL! In that spirit, on Wednesday this summer, we are offering our seniors the opportunity to meet with us on the patio outside the library (weather permitting) and we will bring books to you - to browse, request and borrow. You can just drop in, no registration required.

Find out more »

Story Time!

August 25 @ 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.

Find out more »

Happy Hour

August 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Friday, repeating until August 25, 2017

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

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.

Find out more »

Story Time

August 29 @ 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.

Find out more »

French Conversation Club

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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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Books Al Fresco

August 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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We want everyone to be able to access books from the BFL! In that spirit, on Wednesday this summer, we are offering our seniors the opportunity to meet with us on the patio outside the library (weather permitting) and we will bring books to you - to browse, request and borrow. You can just drop in, no registration required.

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September 2017

Story Time!

September 1 @ 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

September 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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Kite Making Workshop

September 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Ever want to make your own kite and see how high it will fly? Join kite making afficionado Shailesh Srivastava (and BFL director's husband) in creating your own kite and, weather permitting, flying it out on the lawn - our goal being to keep them out of the trees :) This will be an awesome way to end out our "Build a Better World" Summer Reading Program! All materials will be provided by the Friends of the Bacon Free Library…

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Environmental Book Club

September 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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SAVE THE DATE…..Title coming soon!

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Story Time!

September 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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French Conversation Club

September 9 @ 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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Story Time

September 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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Knit and Crochet Club

September 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

September 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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History of the New England Patriots with Jerry Thornton

September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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If you are a New England Football Fan, you're not going to want to miss this! We're thrilled to welcome author  Jerry Thornton to the BFL! He will will discuss his book, From Darkness To Dynasty: The First 40 Years of the New England Patriots.  Jerry is a popular Boston sports writer and sports radio personality on WEEI.  His book explores the wild, humiliating, unbelievable, and wonderful stories that comprised the first forty years of what would ultimately become the most dominant…

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Comic Book Group

September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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We're back at the Bacon 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 Copies will be available at the library, or you can request one HERE. Summary Mjolnir lies on the moon, unable to be lifted! Something dark has befallen the God of Thunder, leaving him…

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Story Time!

September 15 @ 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

September 16 @ 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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Story Time

September 19 @ 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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Author Visit – Ben Coes

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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We're excited to welcome author Ben Coes to the Bacon Free Library!  Ben Coes is the New York Times bestselling author of international political and espionage thrillers that include Power Down, Coup d’État, The Last Refuge, Eye for an Eye, Independence Day,  First Strike and Trap the Devil.  All have been bestsellers. Ben’s books all center on Dewey Andreas, a former U.S. Special Forces soldier who was kicked out of the military after being falsely accused of crimes he did not…

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Story Time!

September 22 @ 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

September 23 @ 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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Cookbook Club

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 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 the Jewish holidays, cooking from Jerusalem : a cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi, Sami Tamimi!  We'll have copies of the cookbook at the library or you can order a copy of the book HERE  Summary: A collection of 120 recipes exploring the flavors of Jerusalem from the New York Times bestselling…

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Story Time

September 26 @ 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 Buffet: Junior Edition

September 26 @ 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

September 26 @ 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 We Were Liars by E. Lockhart Copies of the book available at the library, or you can request one here. Summary & Reviews: A New York Times Bestseller "Haunting, sophisticated . . . a novel so twisty and well-told that it will appeal to older readers as well as to adolescents."--Wall Street Journal "A rich, stunning summer mystery with a sharp twist that will leave you dying to talk about the book with a pal…

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Reading Without Walls Book Club

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Welcome to our 2nd Reading Without Walls* Book Club meeting! Led by award winning author and well known diversity advocate (and BFL supporter!), Suzanne Brockmann, we'll be discussing books written by authors of diverse backgrounds, on a wide range of topics (including LGBTQ literature, global issues and historical perspectives of current events) and of multicultural interest. We invite civil and honest discussion on these topics and look forward to hearing a multitude of perspectives.   SAVE THE DATE.....Title coming soon! *Based…

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Story Time!

September 29 @ 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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October 2017

Story Time

October 3 @ 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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Environmental Book Club

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Free

SAVE THE DATE…..Title coming soon!

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Story Time!

October 6 @ 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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French Conversation Club

October 7 @ 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. With special guest leader, Everett Harman!

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Story Time

October 10 @ 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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Knit and Crochet Club

October 10 @ 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

October 10 @ 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,…

Find out more »

Story Time!

October 13 @ 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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Story Time

October 17 @ 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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Halloween Harvest: Ghosts, Goblins & More with Davis Bates

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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The Bacon Library will celebrate Halloween by presenting award-winning storyteller Davis Bates in a performance of participatory of stories and songs for adults, teens & pre-teens.  Entitled Halloween Harvest, the program will include traditional and contemporary folk songs and stories from New England and around the world.  Hear about spirits and shape shifters, a rainy Halloween, true-life ghost stories, and more, and be prepared to sing, move and clap your hands.  There will even be a short lesson on how…

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Story Time!

October 20 @ 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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French Conversation Club

October 21 @ 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. With special guest leader, Everett Harman!

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Brown Bag Lunch with Author & Feng Shui Expert Kerri Miller

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Clutter – Is it really so bad?   Clutter sure is getting a bad name these days!  What is clutter and why do we collect and tolerate it.  What purpose does it serve us?  Why do we have so much trouble letting it go?  Explore the stuff that you choose to keep, and learn how it subliminally affects you, your well-being and your ability to succeed!  We’ll discuss techniques to face down the clutter when the time is right!  …

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Story Time

October 24 @ 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 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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