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Learn to Zentangle

Local artist Susan McFarlane will teach the art of Zentangle in this six week workshop, sign up for one or all of them! Wednesdays, March 20-April 24, 7-8:30 pm.
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Traveling el Camino de Santiago

Tue, April 23, 7:00 pm. Armchair travel with Joan & Sam Hull as they recount their adventures walking the Camino de Santiago.
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Peace – Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.

Stop by to see the colorful PEACE banner created by Reading residents as part of the town’s MLK Day of Service and Breakfast Celebration in January.  Inspired by the optimistic work of artist Romero Britto, the banner is on display on the lower level.
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Teen Movie Series for April Vacation

April Vacation Week: April 16-19 @ 2-4pm. Escape with a movie every day during April Vacation! Delicious snacks provided. No registration necessary. Teens grades 6-12 only. Click to see the full lineup.
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Family Book Club

April 2019: Something Beautiful by Sharon Dennis Wyeth. Check out the library's monthly book pick and accompanying discussion questions to foster conversation about diversity and difference between caregivers and kids. Take the book home to read and discuss with your family, or together with friends and neighbors.
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New Library Pass: Trustees GO Pass

We now have the Trustees GO Pass!  This pass provides free or reduced admission to Trustees properties all over Massachusetts, including 20% off parking to Crane Beach in Ipswich! 
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Introduction to Qi Gong Meditation

Come to this workshop and learn Qi Gong Meditation. The program runs on Wednesdays through February 27th. Registration is strongly encouraged.
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Library Closing: Patriots’ Day

The Library will be closed Monday, April 15 in observance of Patriots' Day. Our normal hours resume on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Be sure to have your library card and PIN handy to take advantage of our many online and digital services.
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Author Visit: Mike McGowan – Ghost: My Thirty Years as an FBI Undercover Agent

Meet the FBI field operative who has worked more undercover cases than anyone in history.  On Wed., April 10 at 7 PM, Mike McGowan, the author of Ghost: My Thirty Years as an FBI Undercover Agent will be here to talk about some of his biggest assignments.
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