Welcome again! Bacon Free Library is now open for shopping with no reservations required. Cease by from 9:30 a.m. to five:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, and from 10 a.m. to midday Saturdays for curbside pickups solely. Curbside pickup will proceed to be provided throughout all of our open hours.
Contact us anytime and somebody will get again to you: name 508-653-6730 or e mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
LIBRARIAN ON CALL: On the lookout for your subsequent ebook to learn? The BFL workers is right here to assist discover you suggestions! Go to the web site to fill out a brief on-line kind, and obtain by e mail a listing of ideas, or ideas for curbside pickup!
FRENCH WRITING CLUB: We’ve tailored our dialog membership right into a writing membership! French tales and articles will probably be despatched to contributors who will learn them and submit critiques in French. These will probably be corrected and despatched again in an effort to enhance French writing expertise. If you’re fascinated with collaborating, e mail email@example.com and Graziella will observe up with you.
IN-PERSON, OUTDOOR STORYTIMES: 10 a.m. Mondays and Tuesdays. Be a part of for storytime on the grounds behind the library. No registration required. For everybody’s security and luxury, households can every select a hula hoop to sit down in, positioned 6 ft aside. If there may be wet climate, the storytime will probably be moved to Zoom.
ONLINE SUMMER STORYTIMES: 6 p.m. Wednesdays and 9:30 a.m. Thursdays. Be a part of for Zoom storytimes. Go to the library’s web site to register for the weekly Zoom hyperlinks.
OUTDOOR SUMMER SHAPE UP: 11 a.m. June 16-July 21. Be a part of Laila Vehvilainen, licensed health teacher, for a low-impact, purposeful health class on Wednesday mornings on the garden exterior the BFL. Laila will information the group by a complete physique exercise, starting with strikes to strengthen core and higher and decrease physique muscular tissues, adopted by stability apply and mild stretching. No registration required. Convey hand weights and an train mat. Chairs will probably be out there for many who want to take part however who’re unable to face for lengthy durations of time. Notice: This class won’t be held in inclement climate. If climate circumstances are unsure, name the library to search out out if class will probably be held.
NONFICTION BOOK CLUB: 10 a.m. June 26 over Zoom. Be a part of for a digital dialogue of “The Artwork of Studying” by Joshua Waitzkin. Contact the library to rearrange curbside pickup of this title, or borrow digitally. Go to the library’s web site to register and obtain the Zoom hyperlink.
CINEPHILE MONDAYS: four p.m. June 28 over Zoom. Watch a film at residence, then be part of movie historical past and media research professor MV for a digital dialogue on the final Monday of the month. Be a part of on June 28 for a dialogue of “Vivre Sa Vie,” out there on Kanopy. Go to the library’s web site to be taught extra, and e mail firstname.lastname@example.org to register for the Zoom assembly.
BUG HUNT: 2 p.m. June 29. Study extra concerning the world of bugs, as we discover collectively on a stay bug hunt on the grounds of the library. Uncover some native bugs, akin to beetles, worms, slugs, ladybugs and caterpillars. Acquire a higher appreciation for his or her function within the ecosystem. Observe stay bugs with magnifiers, and see the world by the eyes of an insect with the library’s bug glasses. Introduced by Arms on Nature. Registration is required for this in-person occasion. Registration is open.
MYSTERY BOOK CLUB: 1 p.m. July 1 over Zoom. Be a part of for a dialogue of “When No One is Watching” by Alyssa Cole. Contact the library to rearrange curbside pickup of this title, or borrow as an e-book or digital audiobook. E mail email@example.com to register and obtain the Zoom hyperlink.
KIDS DRAWING CLASS WITH SMILE ARTIST BREN BATACLAN: 2 p.m. July 7, outside. Boston-area Smile Artist Bren Bataclan has been sharing his kindness-related road artwork for greater than 15 years. Bataclan will educate a drawing class on the BFL garden for youths ages 5 and older, who will be taught to attract and illustrate characters in Bren’s whimsical model. All artwork provides will probably be supplied. Register prematurely on the library’s web site so the library can put together sufficient supplies.
SHADOW PUPPET WORKSHOP: 6 p.m. July 7 over Zoom. Jim “Nappy” Napolitano is again. Final time, he introduced Jack and the Beanstalk alive along with his puppets. This time, he’s instructing contributors to be puppeteers. Choose up provides from the library earlier than this system, then Nappy will stroll by the steps of constructing a puppets and making a story. Go to the library’s web site to make sure we’ve sufficient provides, and to obtain the Zoom hyperlink.
HISTORY BOOK CLUB: 11 a.m. July eight over Zoom. Be a part of for a digital dialogue of “The Boys within the Boat” by Daniel James Brown. Contact the library to rearrange curbside pickup of this title, or borrow digitally. E mail firstname.lastname@example.org to register and obtain the Zoom hyperlink.
ALL-AGES TRIVIA NIGHT ON THE BFL LAWN — SUPERHEROES: 6 p.m. July 12, outside. From Ant-man to Zatara, the lore and thrill of superheroes spans many generations. How a lot have you learnt concerning the supers and their origins, powers, exploits and enemies? For this all-ages trivia occasion, staff up with household or buddies. Every staff will document their very own solutions, so no have to race to buzz in earlier than others. On the finish of every spherical, the host will overview the solutions and observe scores. This would be the library’s first in-person, outside trivia occasion on the grounds of the BFL. Convey alongside chairs or blankets to get snug, and perhaps some dinner or snacks, as nicely. Registration is required. Go to the library’s web site to register.
BENEFICIAL BUGS: 11 a.m. July 13, outside. Study Natick’s native flyers and what brings them to the neighborhood. Expertise the sights of among the smaller seasonal guests, meet some dragonflies and damsels, be taught extra about bees, and learn how to draw these helpful flyers into your gardens. Introduced by Pleasure Marzolf, naturalist, educator and photographer. This program will begin on the grounds of the library and proceed throughout the road to view these critters of their habitat. Greatest for youths 5 and older. All contributors should put on a masks and maintain social distancing. House is restricted for this program and registration is required for this in-person occasion. Registration will open July 5.
TEDDY BEAR PICNIC: 10 a.m. July 20 outside. Convey a stuffed teddy, a blanket and a few snacks (elective), and be part of for a particular story time on the library garden.