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April 30, 2015


Join us on Thursday, May 7th at 7 p.m. as author Arthur Woodward discusses his book, "Adventures and History from Downeast Maine: Loster Smacks, Lobsters, Lobster Boars, Beals, Lobster Island." This story will be appealing to those who like boats and being on the water, and to those interested in things maritime, whether adventure or history. So, hurry up and get aboard for a trip in a lobster smack. We're going away!


Join us Tuesday, May 12 at 7:15 p.m. to discuss "The Dinner," by Herman Koch. Book club books are available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date and are due back on the night of the discussion. For more information contact, Priscilla Crane at 781-848-0405, ext.4417 or by email at


Afterschool craft for children ages 5-10 will be held Tuesday, May 12 at 3:30 p.m. Come and create something special. All supplies are provided. No registration required. For more information contact Children's Librarian Elisabeth Strachan at 781-848-0405, ext. 4426.


If you love to read and you're looking for something to do on your lunch hour, join us on Wednesday, May 13 at noon for our Brown Bag Book Group. Bring your lunch and discuss "Gone With The Wind," by Margaret Mitchell.

Copies of this book can be picked up the circulation desk on the main level. All are welcome to attend. For more information contact Erin Creighton, Circulation Librarian, at 781-848-0405, ext. 4430 or by email at


Join us Wednesday, May 13 at 6 p.m. for a movie on our big screen. Thayer Public Library every month brings the fun of the big screen to the library. Join us each month at 6:30 in the Logan Auditorium. Library screens a variety of new releases, classics, and documentaries. The movie ratings will vary from month to month, but this program is primarily intended for a mature audience. For more information about each month's movie call the Reference Desk at 781-848-0405, ext. 4417 or by email at


Come to the creative writing program on Friday, May 1 at 3:30 p.m. Monthly sessions will focus on developing ideas, finding inspiration, and how to get published. Plus share your work and meet other writers. Snacks included! For more information contact Ellen Seeburger at 781-848-0405. ext. 4415. or by email at  Registration is required. All are welcome.

This column is submitted by Terri Stano, director of Thayer Public Library, with contributions from its professional staff librarians. Our goal is to highlight events, programs, materials and people associated with the library and its services.

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