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Laugh-a-Lot Film Festival

Laughter is the best medicine! Join us every Wednesday afternoon @ 2:30 - 4:30 pm from January 2 to February 13 to kick-back and burst out laughing to a funny family film.
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February 2019 RPL Book Group Title: News of the World by Paulette Jiles

The next RPL Book Group pick is historical, exciting and will break your a good way.
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Getting Started with Genealogy

So you want to find out about your family history. Register for our Maybe you want to learn the identity of your ancestors, find out where they lived and what they did for a living?
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Library Pass Alert: UMASS Lowell Basketball

The Reading Public Library has UMASS Lowell Basketball vouchers. See a game for half off the ticket price!
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Exam Cram

Wednesday, January 23 @ 5-11pm. Midterms are in full-swing, and we've got you covered. For one night only, beginning at 5:00pm, we'll provide study space, brain food, de-stressing activities, and coffee! Lots and lots of coffee! No registration necessary though all attendees will be required to sign in. Drop in and stay as long as you need. We'll b
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Staff Picks: Rust & Stardust by T. Greenwood

Readers who are partial to novels inspired by true events will be both riveted and disturbed by this compassionate retelling of one of America’s most famous abduction cases. Check out this month's Staff Pick!
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Library Closing: Martin Luther King Day

The Library will be closed Monday, January 21 in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Our normal hours resume on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. We wish you, your family, and friends a happy holiday. As always, be sure to have your library card and PIN handy to take advantage of our many online and digital services, such as: Kanopy Zinio hoopla The New
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Tech Talks: Health Apps

Thursday, January 31 @ 7-8pm. Learn about some of the best new health and wellness apps for nutrition, fitness, medical information, personal care and more in this Tech Talk. Free! No registration necessary.
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Winter Warmers Book with Cocoa

Save the Date for Winter Warmers!

Friday, February 8, 2019 at 7 PM Book Reviews + Hot Chocolate = Winter Warmers
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