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PAWS to Read

Read your favorite book to a trained therapy dog on Saturdays in May! Registration is required. Kids in grades K-5 can sign up for a 15-minute time slot to read to Dash. To sign up, call the Children's Room at 781-942-6725. Registration starts Tuesday, April 17 at 9:00 am.
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Teen Job & Volunteer Fair

Representatives from many local companies, businesses & organizations looking to hire teens will be available to answer questions and discuss potential job & volunteer opportunities. Drop in to chat with employers and share your resume. No registration required. Teens grades 6-12 only.
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Robotics Workshop

The RMHS's robotics team, the Robockets, are back at the library! Meet members of the team, build a mini-robot to race, and see the team's official robot in action! Registration required.
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Reading History: The West Street Poultry Ranch

Back in the 1920’s Miss Linda Basse started a 200-acre poultry farm on West Street. At the time, her poultry farm was the largest in New England. Read more about it.
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YUM! Cookbook Club

Cook + Eat + Discuss = Yum! Cookbook Club at RPL. Sign up to attend our next meeting Wednesday, May 2 from 12:00 -1:00 p.m.
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Book Group Gold

If your book group is looking for thought-provoking domestic fiction...we've got one for you!
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LiveWires: Hiking the Bay Circuit Trail

April 24 @ 7:00 pm. Put your hiking boots on and discover the Bay Circuit Trail, which runs through 37 Massachusetts communities.
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Teen Advisory Group


Our Teen Advisory Group (TAG) meets once a month and is made up of teens in grades 6-12. Join TAG and share your opinions about what you’d like to see and do at the library!
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Spoken Word Poetry

Express yourself on the page and aloud! Learn what makes a poem come alive on stage, write a little & share. Learn about the Massachusetts Youth Poetry Slam Movement from veteran poetry slammer Alex Charalambides, of MassLEAP.
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