Whether you are actively considering home education or are just curious about how it is done, you are invited to attend Getting Started Homeschooling on Thursday, May 4th at 6:30 pm. Topics to be covered include an overview of homeschooling, getting started, methods, resources, and homeschooling support. Informational handouts will be available and an opportunity for questions will follow the presentation. The program will be presented by the Advocates for Home Education in Massachusetts, Inc. Registration is required. Please call (978) 422-6409 to register. 

Join Dr. Allan Hughes for "Meditation for Stress Free Living" on Saturday, May 6th at 10:30 am. Dr. Hughes will discuss the extraordinary effect of meditation to reduce stress-related responses, improve concentration, enhance clarity of thought and mental equilibrium. He will also present a simple yet powerful meditation technique that can enrich your life personally, professionally and spiritually. Dr. Hughes has been meditating for over 30 years. Registration is required for this program - please call (978) 422-6409 to register.

The Conant Public Library will be hosting a free, 8-week meditation program with Gina Engel at the Sterling Senior Center beginning on Monday, May 15th. Join Gina, who has studied yoga and meditation philosophies with nationally known instructors, on Monday nights at 6 pm. No registration is required for this program. For more information, please call (978) 422-6409.

Let’s get popping! Youth of all ages are invited to join us for Bubblemania. We’ll be making bubbles fly on Tuesday, April 25th at 10:30 am on the lawn outside of the library. In the event of rain, we will be meeting at the same time on Wednesday, April 26th. No registration is required for this program. For more information, please call (978) 422-6409.

Channel your inner artist! Youth in grades 5 and up are invited to attend our monthly art program, Artopia. This month’s meeting will be held on Thursday, April 27th at 6:30 pm and will explore painting with watercolors. Supplies and snacks will be provided. Registration is not required for this program. Please call (978) 422-6409 for more information.

Are you a parent who loves to read and talk about books? Let’s read some family – and parenting – themed fiction and non-fiction together! We will be reading the quirky, contemporary romance novel One Plus One by Jojo Moyes for the meeting on Wednesday, May 3rd at 6:30 pm. Books are available for checkout at the library. No registration is required. For more information, please call (978) 422-6409.

We're hosting a special book club in May for those interested in the effects of screen time on today's youth. Join us on Tuesday, May 16th at 6:30 pm as we discuss Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction is Hijacking Our Kids - and How to Break the Trance by Dr. Nicholas Kardaras. Dr. Kardaras utilizes clinical research and brain imaging studies to show the neurological damage excessive screen time can have on developing brains. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the library. No registration is required.  Please call (978) 422-6409 for more information.

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