Last day to enter Summer Reading raffle: Thursday, August 17th
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Children participating in the Summer Reading program are invited to take on the 100 Books of Summer reading challenge sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Worcester! Read all 100 books on the list or mix and match with some of your own books then turn in your completed list to register for a pizza party on Thursday, August 24th at 6:00 pm. For more information, please call (978) 422-6409. Click these links to download page one and page two of the 100 books list. 

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The Conant Public Library will be offering a free, meditation program with Gina Engel at the Senior Center (36 Muddy Pond Road) now through July 24th. Join Gina, who has studied yoga and meditation philosophies with nationally known instructors, on Monday nights at 6:00 pm. Program is for adults of all ages. No registration is required. For more information, please call (978) 422-6409.

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Children ages 4 and up are invited to bring a stuffed animal to the library for a special pajama storytime on Tuesday, July 25th at 6:30 pm. We'll share songs, stories, snacks, and a craft. Following storytime, stuffed animals are invited to stay at the library overnight for their own special after-hours party! We’ll be sharing the stuffed animal friends’ adventures and hijinks on our Facebook page, as well as with the children when they come in to pick up their stuffed animal the following day. Registration is required – please call (978) 422-6409 to register.

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Children ages 6 and up are invited to drop in for a magical celebration of Harry Potter’s birthday on Monday, July 31st between 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. This birthday celebration will include a Harry Potter themed scavenger hunt and crafts. Pick up your first clue at the Children’s Room circulation desk and stop by the Baker Room for crafts. No registration is required for this program. For more information, please call (978) 422-6409. 

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Looking for a night out and a good laugh? The Parent’s Night Out book club features family- and parenting- themed fiction and non-fiction reads. We’ll be reading the hilarious and witty Dad Is Fat by Jim Gaffigan for the meeting on Wednesday, August 2nd at 6:30 pm. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the library. No registration is required. For more information, please call (978) 422-6409.

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The 13th Annual Sterling Library Adult Summer Reading Program begins on August 1st and will run through August 31st. Adults who check out reading materials (adult books, magazines or audio books) will receive a raffle ticket. Local businesses are offering wonderful prizes for the raffle. For more information, please call (978) 422-6409. Happy reading!

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Children in grades 5 through 8 are invited to attend the next meeting of the Middle School Book Club on Monday, August 14th at 2:00 pm. This month we’ll be reading Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman. Read the book ahead of time and join us for a book discussion and themed activity. Copies of the book are available at the library for check out. Registration is required – please call (978) 422-6409. 

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