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For now, here’s a look at some of the cool events coming up!
THIS WEDNESDAY, June 20, 7:00 PM, Game Night returns as a regular weekly event every Wednesday we don’t have an author event. Bring your favorite game or check out our collection—and play!
THIS THURSDAY, June 21, 7:00 PM – Doctor Who Discussion Night, “Hot Spots”.
ABSW has a sizable representation of Doctor Who merchandise, and owner Patty Cryan is a long-time fan of the series—the world’s longest running science fiction serial! This month we are discussing literal “hot spots” the Doctor and friends have visited, from volcanoes (like Pompeii) to the sun! Get summer started with this hot topic!
THIS FRIDAY: June 22, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Storytime: Dr. Seuss. Pre-registration strongly suggested; space is limited. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Monday, June 25, 7:00 PM – Spinning Yarns.
June 27, 6:00 – 8:00 PM – Meredith Goldstein and Chemistry Lessons, a YA Novel.
And here’s a look at July…
Monday, July 2, 7:00 – 9:00 PM – Spinning Yarns.
Wednesday, July 4, 7:00 – 9:00 PM – Game Night.
Saturday, July 7, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – How To: Find Crafts for Kids with Selina Lovett. Pre-registration strongly suggested; space is limited.
Monday, July 9, 7:00 – 9:00 PM – Spinning Yarns.
Wednesday, July 11, 7:00 – 9:00 PM – Game Night.
DATE CHANGE: Thursday, July 12, 7:00 – 8:00 PM – Doctor Who Discussion Night.
Monday, July 16, 7:00 – 9:00 PM – Spinning Yarns.
Wednesday, July 18, 7:00 – 9:00 PM – Game Night.
Saturday, July 21, 6:00 – 8:00 PM – Rainbow Readers Discusses Outside the Lines by Anna Zabo.
Monday, July 23, 7:00 – 9:00 PM – Spinning Yarns.
Wednesday, July 25, 7:00 – 9:00 PM – Game Night.
Friday, July 27, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Storytime: Wild Things. Pre-registration strongly suggested; space is limited. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Saturday, July 28, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM – Winnie the Pooh Day.
Monday, July 30, 7:00 – 9:00 PM – Free People’s Artists Workshop.
Tuesday, July 31, All Day – Happy Birthday Harry Potter!
And if you are planning your summer vacation trips already, do keep an eye on our Facebook Events Page and our website for some great family and children’s programming we’re putting together for you! Or sign up for our newsletter, and get that information right in your inbox!
As a reminder, here are our regular events…
Spinning Yarns Craft and Audiobook Social, every Monday 7:00 PM (except for when the Free People’s Artists Workshop meets the fourth Monday of the month). Bring a craft and enjoy an audiobook or audio drama with other crafty booklovers!
NEW REGULAR EVENT: Game Night, every Wednesday (unless there is an author event) at 7:00 PM. Bring your favorite game or try a new one. Stop by the store to socialize and play!
NEW REGULAR EVENT: Storytime, last Friday of each month (except for June) at 11:00 AM. Come in for an hour of read aloud time for children ages 3-8. This June, we’ll be reading from Dr. Seuss! Pre-registration strongly suggested; space is limited. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Next meeting June 22.
NEW REGULAR EVENT, starting July: How To…, second Saturday of each month (except July, unless there is an author event) at 11:00 AM. Join us for a quick talk and demo about how to do… something new! July’s topic is brought to you by our crafting queen, Selina, and she’ll be talking about How to Find Crafts for Kids. Pre-registration strongly suggested; space is limited. Next Meeting July 7.
The Free People’s Artists Workshop, the fourth Monday of each month from 7:00-9:00 PM. Networking and feedback from other artists and creators of all types. Co-sponsored by the Worcester County Poetry Association. Next meeting June 25.
Doctor Who Discussion Nights, the third Thursday of every month from 7:00 – 8:00 PM. Join us for a discussion of our favorite science fiction series. Next meeting is June 21.
The Rainbow Readers of Massachusetts is an LGBTQIA book club that will meet once a month, usually on the third Saturdays, from 6:00-8:00 PM. Next meeting July 21.
May your world be filled with wonderful words!