Join us for a new journaling program taught by Lex Thomas of the Sterling Meetinghouse News! The program runs Thursdays at 6:30 pm now through Thursday, December 29th. The weekly hour-long sessions will help to develop your writing style, using writing prompts to generate ideas, and the opportunity to share your writing with others! This program is open to both young adults and adults. No registration is required - for more information, please call (978) 422-6409. *Please note the December 1st meeting has been cancelled! We have added a meeting on December 29th to make up for this change.

Brave the cold and come to craft some handmade cards using old books! Youth in grades 4 and up are invited to join us for this evening of winter-themed crafting on Monday, December 5th at 6:30pm. All supplies are provided. Registration is required; please call (978) 422-6409 to register.

Are you a parent who loves to read and talk about books? Let’s read some family-and- parenting themed contemporary fiction and non-fiction together! We will be reading The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls for the meeting on Wednesday, December 7th at 6:30 pm in the Baker Room. Books are available for check out in the children’s room. No registration is required – for more information, please (978) 422-6409.

Youth in grades 5 through 8 are invited to attend this month’s meeting of the Middle School Book Club! This month we will be reading The Candymakers by Wendy Mass for the meeting on Thursday, December 8th at 6:30 pm. Read the book ahead of time, then come to the meeting to discuss it and do some candy science experimentation! Copies of the book are available for check out at the library. Registration is required - please call (978) 422-6409.

The weather outside may be frightful, but these winter critters are delightful! Join us for a special winter animal themed storytime. There will be two sessions of this special storytime – Tuesday, December 20th at 10:30 am (ages 18 months & up) and Wednesday, December 21st at 2:00 pm (ages 2 & up). Registration is required – please call (978) 422-6409 to register. 

Looking for a sweet treat to warm up with? Children are invited to join us on Thursday, December 22nd at 10:30 am (ages 3 and up) or 4:00 pm (grades K and up) for some cookie decorating! Held in the Baker Room. Registration is required – please call (978) 422-6409 to register. 4:00pm session is FULL.

Warm up with some good food this month Cookbook Club!  We will be enjoying easy, delicious slow cooker recipes from Slow Cooker Throughout the Year by Taste of Home. Join us on Wednesday, December 28th at 6:30 pm as we sample recipes from this colorful cookbook. Each participant chooses a different recipe from the book, prepares the dish, and brings it with them to the library for an evening of good food, great conversation, and new recipes. Cookbooks are available at the library for checkout. Registration is required - please call 978-422-6409 to register.

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