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Summer Program Guides are Here!

Stop by the library to pick up a copy of our Summer 2017 program guide. We've got loads of great programs for all ages over the next 3 months including book discussions, concerts, performers, hands-on tech and art programs, plus much more.
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Sing-A-Long with Peter Sheridan

Check out the new time and location! Thank you for your patience while we worked on securing a good location for this popular program.
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Exam Cram

Finals are in full-swing, and we've got you covered. We'll provide study space (group & quiet), brain food, de-stressing activities, and coffee! Lots and lots of coffee!
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Preschool Films

Friday, June 2 @ 10:00 – 10:30 am Location: Community Room A Stop by for some short films just right for preschoolers. Ages 5 and under. Upcoming Dates: July 7 August 4
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Save the Date! Alex the Jester Summer Reading Kickoff

Build a Better World with Laughter! Thursday, June 22 @ 3:30 – 4:30 pm – Grades PreK-3 Thursday, June 22 @ 6:30 – 7:30 pm – Grades 3-8 Location: Community Room A & B Alex the Jester will delight and amaze you with his sight gags, feats, and tricks. When he opens his mouth to speak, you won’t hear English, but Gramm
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New MCBA Booklist for Kids

The Massachusetts Children’s Book Award (MCBA) is given annually, and children in grades 3 – 5 participate in selecting the winner. The list for 2018 was just announced, and we’re working on getting lots of copies here in the library just for you. Last year’s winner was El Deafo by Cece Bell. Here’s the complete MCBA l
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Farewell Reception for Rachel Baumgartner

Join us in the Studio from 1:00 - 3:00 pm on Thursday, June 8 for a farewell reception for retiring Librarian Rachel Baumgartner.
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JFK at 100

Reserve our discount admission pass to visit the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, and celebrate the 100th anniversary of JFK's birth.
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RCTV Community Focus Group

The Town of Reading and RCTV are seeking your input about the cable-related community needs and interests.  What’s your vision for local community media and cable in Reading…now and for the next 10 years? Join RCTV for one of three focus groups on June 7th or 8th, 2017 and let your voice be heard.  Learn more here.
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