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March 26, 2015


April programs at Thayer

Teen Creative Writing Group

Come to the creative writing program on Friday, April 3 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, 781-848-0405 x4415, eseeburger@braintreema.gov.  Registration required

Book Club: Grades 2 and 3

The Second and Third Grade Book Club meets once a month to discuss books and engage in activities related to the book We often get a bit silly. For the month of April the book is "Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge" by Mem Fox. A young boy helps an elderly friend restore some happy memories, in this heartwarming picture book. Well talk about the book and its themes of grandparents, good memories and helping others. Then each child can make a Memory book, that grandparents can later fill in.  Part of "One Braintree, One Book 2015"event

Join us on Tuesday, April 7 at 3:45. Snacks provided. For more information contact Children's Librarian Elisabeth Strachan at 781-848-0504 X4425.

Copies available from the Children's room staff. Open to all in grades 2 and 3 who have read part of the book, or had it read to them. We meet in the larger Program room, just beyond the puzzle.

Second Tuesday Book Club

Join us on Tuesday, April 14 at 7:15 p.m. to discuss "The Daring Ladies of Lowell" by Kate Alcott. For information call 781-848-3405, ext. 4417 All readers are always welcome.

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 781-848-0405 ex.4417 referencedesk@braintreema.gov

Teen Book Club

Teens book club open to all teens and tweens in Grades 6 & 7 Chat and share your love of reading on Wednesday, April 15 at 4pm.

Contact Young Adult Librarian Ellen Seeburger at 781-848-0405 x4415 for the title of the book.

Anime & Manga Club for kids

Join us Saturday, April 11 at 11:45 if you love Naruto or other Japanese anime and manga stories, for the monthly program for Anime and Manga Fans. We watch, draw or discuss favorite series and characters. This program is for kid's age 9 up. Snacks, drinks and drawing materials are all provided. For more information contact Children's Librarian Elisabeth Strachan at 781-848-0504 x4425.

'Still Alice' author

Lisa Genova, author of Still Alice, April 16 at 7 p.m. at Braintree Town Hall, 1 JFK Memorial Drive. Tickets are free, and required for admission. Tickets will be available for pick up on April 1 at Thayer Public Library. This event is in celebration of the fifth annual One Braintree One Book.

One Braintree One Book is an annual program to encourage everyone in Braintree to read the same book and have book discussions and events that tie into the book.

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


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