August 2022

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Monday, August 1All DayVirtual

YA Take-and-Make: Clay Leaf Impressions

YA Take-and-Make: Clay Leaf ImpressionsCreate artistic leaf impressions in air-dry clay. Pick up a kit with all the materials you'll need plus instructions. Open to YAs entering grades 6-12. Registration required.
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Tuesday, August 22:00—3:00 PMSturtz Meeting Room A+BReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460

Ukulele Program with Julie Stepanek

JulieJulie Stepanek will teach us all how to play the ukulele and do some favorite campfire songs.  Want to try an instrument that is fun and easy to play? Join Julie Stepanek as she shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing. You'll learn how to tune, strum and read chords.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 25:00—7:00 PMSturtz Meeting Room A+BReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460

YA Event: Board Game Night

YA Board Game Night: Come hang out and play your favorite board games, or learn a new one!Open to rising 6th-12th graders.  
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Wednesday, August 311:00—11:30 AMChildren's Room/Craft and Story Time RoomReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460

Summer Story Times

Mrs. Haduch will read some favorites in this drop-in story time for ages 4 and up.  

Wednesday, August 32:00—3:45 PMSturtz Meeting Room A+BReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460

Summer Movie: "Bad Guys"

New movie "Bad Guys" from the hilarious graphic novel series will be shown today. Please sign up online for this event.  
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Thursday, August 42:00—2:45 PMChildren's RoomReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460
PatioReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460

Read to Jubilee the Listening Dog

DogRead to Jubilee! Young readers gain confidence by reading aloud to a non-judgmental, friendly dog! Jubilee is a certified therapy dog and a great listener!She and her owner, Pat, will be here either on the patio or in the Children's Room to listen…Learn More
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Saturday, August 61:00—2:30 PMSturtz Meeting Room A+BReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460

The Magic of Monarch Butterflies

Monarch ButterfliesExquisite and fragile, yet strong enough to migrate thousands of miles, monarch butterflies have captured our imaginations with their beauty and complexity. Elke and her husband Garth have gotten to know these magical creatures well while raising and releasing over a hundred butterflies.…Learn More
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Tuesday, August 92:00—3:00 PMVirtual

Cartoonist Rick Stromoski: Draw Woodsy Animals

CartoonistCartoonist Rick Stromoski will give us a cartoon workshop via Zoom. Rick's program is wildly popular with young and old in Littleton!  Sign up now for your Zoom spot. Have plenty of paper and pencils ready! You will need one Zoom link per family.…Learn More
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Wednesday, August 1011:00—11:30 AMSturtz Meeting Room A+BReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460

Dance and Movement Summer Story Time

Dancing childrenGet your little one moving and grooving! Join Miss Sarah from L'Ecole de Ballet for a children's story time, paired with a dance & movement activity. After reading a selection of fun books, we will get some energy out by practicing locomotor movements and simple stretches that serve as the fundamentals of dance.…Learn More

Wednesday, August 102:00—3:00 PMSturtz Meeting Room A+BReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460

Wildlife Encounters

This educational presentation by the Wildlife Encounters Ecology Center includes a diverse selection of animals. It was generously funded by the Littleton Conservation Trust.  We will be meeting in the back yard of the OLD Reuben Hoar Library, near the parking lot if the weather is good.…Learn More

Wednesday, August 106:00—8:00 PMSturtz Meeting Room A+BReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460

YA Program: Henna Alchemy

YA Program: Henna AlchemyOpen to rising 6th-12th graders. Learn about the history of henna and how to mix your own henna for temporary tattoo art.   We'll end the workshop with professional henna designs for all participants.   (Teens/tweens may invite an adult or older sibling to join them for henna designs in the second half of the workshop!)  Pre-registration required.

Wednesday, August 106:30—7:15 PMChildren's RoomReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460

P.J. Story Time with Mrs. Sill

Mrs. Sill will read some great stories! Come in your PJs or bring a lovey with you for a snuggly time!
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Thursday, August 112:00—2:45 PMChildren's RoomReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460
PatioReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460

Read to Jubilee the Listening Dog

DogRead to Jubilee! Young readers gain confidence by reading aloud to a non-judgmental, friendly dog! Jubilee is a certified therapy dog and a great listener!She and her owner, Pat, will be here either on the patio or in the Children's Room to listen…Learn More
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Friday, August 1210:30—11:15 AMPatioReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460
Sturtz Meeting Room A+BReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460

Rising 5th Grade Book Club

Rising 5th Grade Book ClubJoin Miss Jennifer for a fun summer book club for kids going into 5th grade in the fall! Our book will be Wonder by R. J. Palacio, which is on the 5th grade summer reading list!  Copies of this book will be available at the main desk beginning July 18.…Learn More
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Saturday, August 1311:00 AM—12:00 PMPatioReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460
Sturtz Meeting Room A+BReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460

YA Program: Tie Dye Tote Bags - 2nd Chance!

YA Program: Tie Dye Tote Bags - 2nd Chance!YA Program: Tie Dye Tote Bags  If you missed it the first time around, come tie dye a sturdy cotton tote bag (or bring your own item)! This will be held on the patio if weather permits. In the case of rain, we'll be in the Sturtz room. Open to rising 6th-12th graders.…Learn More
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Monday, August 15All DayVirtual

YA Take-and-Make: Paracord Keyring Carabiners

YA Take-and-Make: Paracord Keyring CarabinersLearn to make braided key chains. Pick up a kit with all the materials you'll need plus instructions. Open to YAs entering grades 6-12. Registration required.

Monday, August 152:00—2:45 PMSturtz Meeting Room A+BReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460

"How to Bake a Universe" author Alec Carvlin

book coverHave you heard about this book, "How to Bake a Universe?"Come in and meet author Alec Carvlin and learn about his very FUN and informative book. There will be some fun activities to do, too! Please sign up online for this event.
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Tuesday, August 165:30—6:30 PMMurray Conference RoomReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460

YA Book Club: any book!

Young Adult Book Club: any book!  Want a chance to talk through your school summer reading assignment?  Come across the most amazing book that you just can't wait to share?  Looking for recommendations on what to read next?  Manga! …Learn More
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Wednesday, August 1711:00—11:30 AMSturtz Meeting Room A+BReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460

Dance and Movement Summer Story Time

Dancing childrenGet your little one moving and grooving! Join Miss Sarah from L'Ecole de Ballet for a children's story time, paired with a dance & movement activity. After reading a selection of fun books, we will get some energy out by practicing locomotor movements and simple stretches that serve as the fundamentals of dance.…Learn More

Wednesday, August 172:00—2:45 PMSturtz Meeting Room A+BReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460

Hands On Nature: Fireflies

Heather Stimpson from Hands On Nature will be doing a workshop about Fireflies! She has so many facts about these summer friends!

Wednesday, August 176:00—7:45 PMSturtz Meeting Room A+BReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460

YA Movie Night: Boss Baby, Family Business

YA Movie Night: Boss Baby, Family BusinessOpen to rising 6th-12th graders.  YA movie night: We'll be watching The Boss Baby, Family Business.   "Now adults, Tim Templeton is a stay-at-home dad for two adorable daughters, while his estranged brother, Ted, is a big-shot CEO. They come together in an unexpected way when they take a magical formula that transforms them into babies for 48 hours.…Learn More
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Thursday, August 187:00—7:45 PMSturtz Meeting Room A+BReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460

"Adventure is Out There" Magic Show with Mike Bent

Our favorite magician, Mike Bent will be here to do he great show called, "Adventure is Out There!"Sign up online as space is limited.  
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Saturday, August 2010:00 AM—4:00 PMChildren's Room/Craft and Story Time RoomReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460

Last Day of Summer Reading

BadgeThis is the last day to collect raffle tickets and prizes for minutes/hours read in the SRP 2022
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Wednesday, August 317:00—9:00 PMMurray Conference RoomReuben Hoar Library35 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460

Littleton Origami Group

A small group of origami enthusiasts who meet to learn, teach, or show their origami creations or related materials (books, paper, etc. ) to their fellow folders. Beginners are welcome.