Wait list is available. The Conant Public Library will be offering Beginner's Sewing for adults! Join instructor Cathie Ryan for a 6-week sewing program, including mending buttons, hems, zippers, patches and more. After the first week, participants are invited to bring their own sewing machines for use in class, or can continue with hand sewing. Participants are encouraged to bring any mending projects they may have. All supplies will be provided (except for sewing machines). Classes meet Tuesday evenings from 5:30-7:30 pm beginning on January 9th. Registration is required.

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The Conant Public Library is offering a free meditation program at the Sterling Senior Center at 36 Muddy Pond Road. Meditation will be held on Monday nights at 6:00 pm through December 18th. Adults of all ages are invited to attend. No registration is required.

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The Parent’s Night Out book club will be reading The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin for the meeting on Wednesday, January 3rd at 6:30 pm. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry is a poignant story of widower and bookstore owner A.J. Fikry and the mysterious package that winds up on his doorstep, giving him a chance to transform his dreary life. No registration is required. Copies of the book are available at the library for checkout.

black and blue stylized brain artwork with text "brain & hearing symposium - january 11th"
 
The Conant Public Library in Sterling will be offering a brain and hearing symposium with Dr. Keith Darrow on Thursday, January 11th at 6:30 pm. Dr. Darrow is an MIT and Harvard Medical trained neuroscientist, and author of Stop Living in Isolation. Individuals living with hearing loss, as well as their caregivers, can learn how to live active lives and avoid cognitive decline and social isolation. All attendees will also receive a free copy of Dr. Darrow's new book. Registration is required.

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Warm up and de-stress at the adult coloring program! Join us for the January meetings on Wednesday, January 10th and Monday, January 29th at 6:30 pm. Attendees may choose to bring their own supplies, as well as utilize the supplies offered by the library. No registration is required.

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Discover new recipes and enjoy great food this month at the Cookbook Club! This month we will be sampling food from One Pan & Done by Molly Gilbert. Join us on Wednesday, January 31st at 6:30 pm as we share tasty, simple recipes. Each participant chooses a different recipe, prepares the dish, and brings it with them to the library for an evening of good food, great conversation, and new recipes. Registration is required - please call 978-422-6409 to register.


 
Lynda is back! Lynda is the premiere video online instructional course catalog and at home continuing education resource. You can now take all of the classes for free and on your own time! There's a class for everyone - learn everything from how to use the latest iPhone, to how to organize your digital photo collection, to mastering Photoshop. You can even take meditation courses or time management classes! All you'll need is your library card number to create a Lynda profile. Click here to get started today!

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