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Join Reading Public Library at Parent University

Saturday March 30. Sign up for Reading Public School's 2nd Annual Parent University. The 2019 theme is "Raising Happy and Healthy Children". 
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Book Group Gold

Your book group will love this riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates of a picture-perfect family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives.
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April Book Buffet

Saturday, April 6 @ Noon-1pm. Share a pizza slice and book advice with other teen readers! Meet up for a pizza buffet and share your latest favorite reads! Plus get great book recommendations from other teens. Bring along at least one book (or more) to discuss.
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Baseball as American Culture

Tuesday March 26 @ 7:00pm Just in time for opening day Professor Frank Morris tell the fascinating story of America’s game, and the Red Sox in particular.
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Teen Advisory Group

April TAG

Tuesday, April 2 @ 3:30-4:30pm. 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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DIY (Do It Yourself) Idea Lab

DIY Idea Lab is in full swing! Join on Wednesday afternoons from 2:30 - 3:30 pm to unleash your imagination, create, and explore! The activity on March 27 will be STEM-related and April 3 will be arts & crafts based.
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Baking for Friends Takes Place This Saturday

Saturday, March 23. Attention baking-loving readers and reading-loving bakers! Don't miss this fabulous Friends of the Library fundraiser!View over 30 book-themed goodies displayed throughout the library.
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April 2018 RPL Book Group Title: The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve

The April choice for RPL Book Group has it all...history, suspense and romance!
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Friend’s Concert Series – Jeff Buckridge’s Uke Joint

Next free concert on April 6! Jeff Buckridge's Uke Joint plays a mixture of jazz, Latin, reggae, pop and world music. In other words...something for everyone!
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