Wednesdays, July 17 and 24 at 1:30 p.m.
July 10: An inter-galactic treasure-hunter finds a silver orb but this leads to great trouble when an evil villain chases him to get the orb. The treasure-hunter and a group of misfit criminals band together to save the galaxy. PG-13, 2h
July 17: This Mel Brooks parody of Star Wars features the villain Dark Helmet who is the opposite of the typical bad-guy character. Some other characters … Pizza the Hut, Princess Vespa, and the hero, Lone Starr. PG, 1h 36 min.
July 24: Set in space, this is a story about 2 people facing dire circumstances when they are disconnected from their space ship. PG-13, 1h 31min.
(Our movie license limits the use of the titles in our advertising. Call for exact titles.)
During July and August
Pick up a map and travel through space and time to visit 12 participating neighboring libraries and complete their challenge activity. It’s a fun way to see what other libraries offer!
Wednesday, July 17 and 24 and 31 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Join Carol McGuiggan, a licensed yoga instructor in a series of gentle yoga moves to stretch and strengthen your muscles and relax your mind. Sign up is required. Please call 508-835-3711 or stop by the Library to sign up.
Tuesday, July 23 at 1:30 p.m.
Read a book about space and bring a space-inspired treat to share (small portions please). The sky’s the limit! This is a family program. This program was rescheduled from July 9 to July 23.
Thursday, July 25 from 6-7:45 p.m.
Bring in a plain white or light colored pre-washed t-shirt. Transfer a simplified version of Van Gogh’s masterpiece to your t-shirt and use permanent fabric marker pens to create your own beautiful Starry Night t-shirt. Limited to 10 participants. Please sign up at the Library by July 19.
Friday, July 26 at 1 p.m.
We will be discussing Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly. Copies of the selected book will be available for checkout on your card one month prior to the meeting date. New members are always welcome! On September 27, the selection is The Library Book by Susan Orleans and on November 22 the focus will be on Educated by Tara Westover.
Tuesday, August 6 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing with the Aldrich Astronomical Society as they present information about the challenge of going to the moon, the journey of the Apollo astronauts, the development of the lunar rover and about Worcester’s rocket pioneer, Robert Goddard.
Tuesday, August 8 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
This class is open to all individuals wishing to develop the skills which cultivate inner awareness, health and well-being. The practice will include techniques which contribute to: improved concentration, clarity of mind, relaxation for stress reduction, techniques for physical and emotional well-being, and to promote self-awareness
Bring your yoga mat or sitting cushion or meditation zafu AND a receptive attitude. This program will also be held on August 8. Instructor: Carol McGuiggan, Practitioner/Instructor for over 50 years.
Join us August 15 at 12:30 p.m. when we will be discussing Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng. Copies of the book will be available at the Library one month prior to the meeting date.
Saturday, August 10, and 24 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Bring your imagination and role-playing skills and join our Dungeons & Dragons group. The group will meet on the first and third Saturdays of each month unless otherwise noted. Sign up at the Library if you are interested in joining. Experienced or new players in grades 6-12 are welcome.