With Ed Stockman of MA Right to Know GMOsImage of rice grains
Wednesday, October 7 at 6:00 p.m.
Watch the Film: Genetic Roulette – The Gamble of Our Lives

When the US government ignored repeated warnings by its own scientists and allowed untested genetically modified (GM) crops into our environment and food supply, it was a gamble of unprecedented proportions. The health of all living things and all future generations were put at risk by an infant technology.

After two decades, physicians and scientists have uncovered a grave trend.


Thursday, October 8 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. sweetsimage
Pumpkin, apple, cinnamon and spice Bring to the library something nice! Call the library at 508-835-3711 to tell us what you’re bringing!


For Middle and High School Studentsdrawing of crime scene
Friday, October 9 from 7-9 p.m. (Date change!)
Come to the Beaman Mansion dressed as a character of your choice and be prepared to help solve the mystery in the LIVE version of the classic board game! Be on alert or you may become the next victim! Please register and provide your character’s name at sign-up.


With Rick Hamelin of The Pied Potter HamelinPhotograph of Rick Hamelin
Wednesday, October 14 at 6:30 p.m.
Join us for a unique pottery performance. We will “dig” into clay and creativity, exploring the wonderful feel of clay during a creative and entertaining demonstration of pottery wheel techniques. This program will introduce the four techniques of forming clay and then focus on the potter’s wheel, itself. You will have the opportunity to consider such unusual forms as two walled pots and see creatures and multiple posts made from a single lump of clay. This program is funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council as administrated by our local Cultural Council.


October 15 at 12:30 or 6:30 p.m.Cover of the book: The Lady in Gold

We host two Book Discussion Groups for adults! Join us at either 12:30 or 6:30 p.m.  We will be reading The Lady in Gold by Anne-Marie O'Connor. Copies of the selected book will be available at the library one month prior to the meeting date. Click here to see what we have read this past year.


For Middle and High School StudentsCarved pumpkin
Thursday, October 29 from 6-8 p.m.
BYO pumpkin to the library and turn it into a creative masterpiece! We will provide carving tools and some awesome ideas.


Thursday, November 5 at 6:30 p.m.
Join local author Edward Lodi as he speaks about his latest book on King Philip’s War (the 340th anniversary of the start of the war). He will give a brief overview of the war, including its causes, its beginnings in Plymouth Colony, its rapid spread throughout New England, and its long-lasting effects on both the English and the Indians. He will highlight the various individuals – men, women, and children on both sides – who fought in the war or were its victims or who otherwise played significant or memorable roles. He welcomes questions during and after his talk; copies of his books will be available for purchase.


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