Image of volunteers raising handsWe are looking for a few good workers who are interested in helping out at the Library this coming summer. If you can give 1-2 hours per week. Please stop by in May and fill out an application and learn more about how you can help.

 

Tuesday, May 30 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.Image of Why Did the Chicken Cross the World
Please join us for the next meeting of our new Nonfiction Book Group. Use this link to place your hold on the next book: "Why did the chicken cross the world?: the epic saga of the bird that powers civilization by Andrew Lawler." When your book arrives at the Library,you will be notified.

 

Image of helping RefugeesTuesday, June 6 at 6:30 p.m.
Between 2007-2012 Worcester accommodated more refugees than any other community in Massachusetts. Many organizations are involved in helping these refugees. Come learn how Worcester Refugee Assistance Project (WRAP) helps refugees settle in their new country. Meet people involved in different aspects of the program. Their book written by refugee children will be available for purchase.

 

teaTuesday, June 13 from 6:30 p.m.- 7:45 p.m.
Join Kim Larkin, of Klassic Kreations Gourmet, a licensed chocolatier, as she explores the history and health benefits of both tea and dark chocolate. Highlights of this fun program will include learning where chocolate comes from, chocolate pioneers, a trivia quiz, the Japanese tea ceremony, the differences between tea varieties, how to brew a “proper cup,” fun tea and chocolate poetry, and of course, samplings of teas, fine chocolates, and tea infused chocolate and shortbread. Come enjoy a multi-sensory experience to delight your eyes, mind, and palate! Please sign up in advance.

 

May 23– June 2Image of an easel
The Annual Community Arts and Crafts Exhibit will be on display from May 23 to June 2 during the Library’s regular hours. Stop by and visit the exhibit to see works by West Boylston residents and library patrons of all ages. Works will include: sculpture, paintings, handicrafts, quilting, woodcarving, needlework, photography, and more.

 

Tuesday, June 20 at 6:30 p.m.Photograph of the Old Stone Church
"Rob Smith will show you how to find your way through the historical photos and reservoir blueprints that are now available on the Digital Commonwealth website. He will also show how he has been able to map the reservoir blueprints onto today's satellite imagery, allowing you to accurately find the locations of property, roads, and buildings from before the reservoir was
built. This includes being able to map your own GPS measurements of the area back into 1898."

Image of yoga posesWednesday, June 14 and Wednesday, June 28 at 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Join a licensed yoga instructor in a series of gentle yoga moves to stretch and strengthen your muscles and relax your mind. Join us for one or both sessions. Sign up is required. Please call 508-835-3711 or stop by the Library to sign up.

 

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