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  1. Make and Take Card Craft Pick-up **Registration Required**

    July 27, 2020, 10:00 AM - July 31, 2020, 5:00 PM

    Bored? Do you want some fun crafts to do? Look no further! Come pick up a take-and-make craft bag from the library! For the month of August we will be making cards; just register online to reserve your slot (and let us know how many cards you need). Items will be picked up the same as curbside with the registrant's name on the form for pickup. We also have blank cards if you do not wish to make your own. Then register for a meeting on August 14th at 11am where you can show off your projects OR email your project pictures to the children's department using the link so we can share via social media. Registration closes at 9pm the day before the event for us to make sure everyone gets a link. If you are interested in attending on the day of an event, please call the children's department at (781)-755-7559 ext 507 or email using the link.

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  2. *EVENT CANCELLED* Library Playdate with Librarian Paula

    July 30, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    A program for children ages 3-5 with songs, fingerplays and simple games done visually over Zoom. Have fun with Librarian Paula and learn at the same time! *Using fingerplays, songs and rhymes helps children learn language by increasing vocabulary, learning the sounds of words and hearing the rhythm of language. Children can also gain large and small motor skills by performing movements required in fingerplays.* Registration closes at 9pm the day before the event for us to make sure everyone gets a link. If you are interested in attending on the day of an event, please call the children's department at (781)-455-7559 ext 507 or email neechild @minlib.net and we can send you a link unless the event is full.

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  3. Teen Craft and Chat Hour Virtual Program (ages 13 - 18) **Registration Required**

    July 30, 2020, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Tweens ages 13-18 are invited to join Young Adult Librarian Erin in a safe space online for an hour of craft fun. This craft and chat session is just that... bring what ever crafts you'd like and work on them with friends virtually while chatting and unwinding. If you knit or crochet, bring your yarn crafts, coloring more your thing? Bring some markers, colored pencils, paper, coloring books, whatever, making friendship bracelets - bring your string... scrapbook stuff, collage stuff, just want to write something like a letter or a postcard or a novel? Bring that! Just come and have fun in a respectful way. If you're looking for ideas, Erin's more than happy to make some suggestions! Questions? Let Erin know that too by emailing her using the link on the right.

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Memorial Park Trustees Sign Board

  1. (LG) Public Health messages

    July 5, 2020 - September 12, 2020 @ Large sign facing the Library

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  2. (SM) Public Health messages

    July 5, 2020 - September 12, 2020 @ Small sign facing Sudbury Farms on Highland Avenue

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Senior Center Calendar

  1. One - on - One Sessions with a Personal Trainer*

    July 30, 2020, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    * We are now offering Personal Training Sessions with Stephen and Lisa Cadigan - our trusted trainers! Stephen or Lisa will have an introductory session to work out what exercise program (work on back, core, strengthening, recovery of surgery or injury, over zoom, over phone, in - person while socially distancing) is best for your needs during COVID 19. This sort of one-on-one program typically costs hundreds of dollars. Signup now to get the best exercise plan for specifically you!

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  2. Drums Alive

    July 30, 2020, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

    DRUMS ALIVE IS BACK DAILY! Kelly has been given the opportunity to provide Drums Alive classes at home for people of ALL AGES. The classes are being sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield and are FREE to all participants while we are in Stay At Home orders.

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  3. Barre with Lisa*

    July 30, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Meeting ID: 832 3378 6121 Password: 2yC5Or *Barre incorporates the fluidity of ballet, the flexibility of yoga, and the core strengthening of Pilates. It is a structured, easy-to-follow total body workout. This low impact workout combines light weights (optional) and is set to music that makes you want to move. You will need a chair, mat, optional light weights. Please read the risk statement below. Lisa is looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow.

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  4. Bereavement Circle with Nikki*

    July 30, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

    To join Zoom Meeting: Email akelley@needhamma.gov & she will put you in touch with Nikki & her sweet crew. *Nikki, from West River Hospice is opening up her weekly Bereavement Circle to anyone who wants to join this compassionate, friendly and comforting group. If you have lost someone - now is not the time to be alone. Please consider joining this group. Even if you don't want to chime in - listening to the fact that you are not alone in your thoughts, could help.

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  5. Needham Creative Writing with Beth*

    July 30, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Meeting ID: 836 1068 9044 **Beth Knaus, owner of That's a Spade Writing Services, will teach you tools and tips and motivate you to hone your hobby (or start your new hobby) of writing. The group also helps one another with discussion of writing techniques, sharing writing, and just talking about the love of writing. All types of writers are welcomed - fiction, non-fiction, short stories, essays, journaling. (which can also be therapeutic at times like these.) Always looking for new participants.

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  6. T’ai Chi with Scotty*

    July 30, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Meeting ID: 825 3085 7949 Password: 287730 *Scotty is a hit and you should join his program! T’ai Chi is a slow-motion, moving meditative exercise for relaxation and health. Scott has studied various forms of martial arts since 1983, including T’ai Chi. Studies have shown that T’ai Chi can help you live longer, improve muscle strength, balance and flexibility, boost cognitive function, improve COPD symptoms, get better night-time sleep quality, improve symptoms of fibromyalgia, see improvements in cardiovascular fitness, reduce risk of falls, obtain moderate benefits for chronic nonspecific neck pain and more. Try it!

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  7. Pilates with Lisa

    July 30, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Meeting ID: 832 3200 1112 Password: 9iBf8w *This class focuses on developing flexibility, balance and strength. In this class you will work on alignment, breathing, developing a strong core, and improving coordination and balance. You will need a mat. Please read the risk statement below. Lisa, looking forward to seeing you tomorrow and she is always accepting new students who could give it a try!

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  8. Train the Brain with Stephen*

    July 30, 2020, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Meeting ID: 816 9119 6399 *This class will involve dynamic, bilateral movement and physical brain activities to improve stability, total body coordination, speed, spatial awareness, endurance and flexibility. Give it a try!

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  9. Gentle Yoga with Michelle*

    July 30, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Meeting ID: 443 604 7877 Password: 0DbGrY *Michelle is a fabulous yoga instructor and can make this a Seated Yoga as well!

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  10. Arthritis Class with Stephen*

    July 30, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Meeting ID: 816 8790 1740 *Motion is lotion in this exercise class! This program includes range of motion, strengthening/flexibility, aerobic/endurance & balance & coordination exercises. Mindful relaxation completes the class. You DO NOT have to have arthritis to take part. Any movement is great these days - and always.

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  11. Aloha Alive!*

    July 30, 2020, 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    *Topic: Aloha Alive is a series of weekly, live performances brought to you from wherever we happen to be. Brian and Rowena play a bit of music, have some fun, dance some hula. Their goal is to put the entire world on "pause" and enjoy ourselves for 90 minutes! Admission to this event is FREE! Although our TIP Jar loves to get fed! Just log on to our site, Brian and Rowena Promotions on FaceBook. If you don't have an account, just sign up for one. You don't have to use the social media part, just have it so you can join them! They also wrote, “We Humbly Ask....Please share these emails to your friends and relatives, even if we don't know them yet! We love bringing people together to enjoy themselves. Your support is helping to keep us in a position so we can be ready when the ships sail again! Mahalo Pono!”

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