Monday, April 20th in Honor of Patriots' Day
Higgins Armory Museum artifacts on display permanently at the Worcester Art Museum
The Knights! exhibit at WAM reveals the fascinating place of arms and armor in the broader context of history, storytelling, and art. After the closing of Worcester's Higgins Armory Museum, this exhibition marks the first step in the long-term integration of arms and armor into the collection of the Worcester Art Museum.
Friends of the Library members can borrow a museum pass to the Worcester Art Museum that will admit 2 adults and 2 children at no charge.
April Adult Book Group
Wednesday, April 29th 4:30 p.m.
In April the Book Group will be reading "Unsinkable: A Memoir" by Debbie Reynolds. In this definitive, tell-all memoir, the film legend and Hollywood icon shares the highs and lows of her life as an actress during Hollywood's Golden Age, stories from her lifelong friendship with Elizabeth Taylor and intimate details of her marriages and family life.
New members are always welcome. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk
For more information about the Book Group,
call Ann at 978-632-7638
We now offer in-library wireless printing from laptops!
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Thursday, April 23rd ~ 10 a.m.
in the Greenwood Meeting Room
For kids ages 2-8 and their families
Presented by Anna Sobel of Talking Hands Theatre.
This program is supported by a grant from the Gardner Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
Backyard Astronomy :
Using the New Library Telescope!
Wednesday, April 29th ~ 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Attend this family friendly PowerPoint presentation to learn how to use the new Library Telescope that Gardner adult residents can reserve using their library card! Find out what objects lie within the reach of this amazing telescope and how easy it is to use!
This telescope was donated by Kevin and Nancy Boucher and will be maintained by the Aldrich Astronomical Society, Inc. as part of their Adopt a Library Program.
Spacey door prizes will be offered and Aldrich will host an outdoor observing event if the weather permits!
Registration begins Monday, March 23rd
Call or visit the Children's Room to register
Toddler Storytime (ages 2-3)
Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.
Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5)
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.
Home Day Cares are welcome.
No registration is required.
Youth Book Clubs
Call or visit the Children's Room to register.
This April in honor of National Poetry month, both book clubs will be reading National Book Award Winner "Inside Out & Back Again" by Thanhha Lai.
Jr. Librarians' Book Club
for grades 4 & 5
meets the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month 5:30-6:30
*In April we will be meeting on 4/1 & 4/15*
Middle School Book Club
for grades 6-8
meets the 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month 3:30-4:30
*In April we will be meeting on 4/2 & 4/16*
For a list of ALL recently added items click here
(list is in alphabetical order by title)
The following DVDs have recently been added to our collection. The current month's list will be updated as new titles are added so check back throughout the month. Please feel free to place a hold on any of these titles either online through My Account, in person at the Library, or over the phone.
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