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Monday, August 21, 2017


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
No matter your level of expertise -
beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between -
you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.

Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!

Monday, August 21, 2017, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Wednesday, August 23, 2017


10:30 AM - 12:00 PMWriting Workshop      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
• Writing Workshop – That Sounds Good   
 
Good writing shows attention not only to content and form, but also to the sound of the language itself.  We’ll look at examples from some of our most admired authors, and discuss how cadence, “flow,” and other sound devices contribute to the pleasure of reading.
 
This program is for anyone who enjoys reading and wants to learn more about writing.  No special knowledge or experience is necessary.  All who enjoy reading and writing are welcome to attend.
 
You will not be required to write or share your own work, but you will have the option to do so in a warm supportive atmosphere at the end of the meeting. 
 
Registration required:  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
10:30 a.m. – Noon
Program Room
 


Monday, August 28, 2017


10:30 AM - 12:00 PMWriting Workshop      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
• Writing Workshop – That Sounds Good   
 
Good writing shows attention not only to content and form, but also to the sound of the language itself.  We’ll look at examples from some of our most admired authors, and discuss how cadence, “flow,” and other sound devices contribute to the pleasure of reading.
 
This program is for anyone who enjoys reading and wants to learn more about writing.  No special knowledge or experience is necessary.  All who enjoy reading and writing are welcome to attend.
 
You will not be required to write or share your own work, but you will have the option to do so in a warm supportive atmosphere at the end of the meeting. 
 
Registration required:  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Monday, August 28, 2017
10:30 a.m. – Noon
Program Room
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
No matter your level of expertise -
beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between -
you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.

Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!

Monday, August 28, 2017, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Saturday, September 2, 2017


9:00 AM - 1:00 PMLibrary Closing - Labor Day      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  
• Library Closing - Labor Day
 
The library will be closed
Saturday, September 2, 2017
and
Monday, September 4, 2017,
in celebration of Labor Day. 
 
We will reopen Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at 9:30 a.m.

 


Monday, September 4, 2017


9:30 AM - 5:30 PMLibrary Closing - Labor Day      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  
• Library Closing - Labor Day
 
The library will be closed
Saturday, September 2, 2017
and
Monday, September 4, 2017,
in celebration of Labor Day. 
 
We will reopen Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at 9:30 a.m.

 


Saturday, September 9, 2017


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMThe Book Cellar - Accepting donations today      


Location:  Lower level
Contact:        
Description:  
• The Book Cellar – Accepting donations Saturday morning, September 9, 2017
 
The Book Cellar,
Gale Free Library’s used book store,
will accept donations
Saturday, September 9, 2017,
from 10 a.m. until noon.
 
Due to staffing limitations, we accept donations
only on the 2nd and 3rd Saturdays of each month.
 
Thank you for your understanding
and for your generosity throughout the year! 

 



Monday, September 11, 2017


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
No matter your level of expertise -
beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between -
you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.

Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!

Monday, September 11, 2017, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Tuesday, September 12, 2017


10:30 AM - 12:00 PMContemporary Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
For its September 2017 meeting,
the Contemporary Book Group has chosen
The Sympathizer
by Viet Thanh Nguyen. 
 
Everyone is welcome.
 
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
10:30 a.m. - Noon
Program Room



Thursday, September 14, 2017


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime.
This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old
 
Thursday, September 14, 2017
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 


Saturday, September 16, 2017


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMThe Book Cellar - Accepting donations today      


Location:  Lower level
Contact:        
Description:  
• The Book Cellar – Accepting donations Saturday morning, September 16, 2017
 
The Book Cellar,
Gale Free Library’s used book store,
will accept donations
Saturday, September 16, 2017,
from 10 a.m. until noon.
 
Due to staffing limitations, we accept donations
only on the 2nd and 3rd Saturdays of each month.
 
Thank you for your understanding
and for your generosity throughout the year! 

 



Monday, September 18, 2017


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
No matter your level of expertise -
beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between -
you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.

Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!

Monday, September 18, 2017, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Tuesday, September 19, 2017


6:00 PM - 7:00 PMCooking Club - A Healthy Day of Eating      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  • Cooking Club – A Healthy Day of Eating
 
Get the guidance you need
to achieve success
in eating healthy,
feeling great,
and losing weight.
 
Anna Tourkakis, author of the cookbook Delicious Simplicity,
will show us how to make cooking fun, healthy and delicious.
 
All are welcome:  no registration required
 
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Program Room
 


Thursday, September 21, 2017


6:30 PM - 7:45 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Reading Room
Contact:        
Description:  
• Classics Book Group 
 
For its first meeting of the 2017-2018 season
the Classics Book Group has chosen
The Tempest
by William Shakespeare.
 
Everyone is welcome, both new readers and returning readers!
  
Thursday, September 21, 2017
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Reading Room
 


Monday, September 25, 2017


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
No matter your level of expertise -
beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between -
you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.

Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!

Monday, September 25, 2017, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Thursday, September 28, 2017


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime.
This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old
 
Thursday, September 28, 2017
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 


Monday, October 2, 2017


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
No matter your level of expertise -
beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between -
you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.

Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!

Monday, October 2, 2017, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Tuesday, October 3, 2017


10:30 AM - 12:00 PMContemporary Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
For its October 2017 meeting,
the Contemporary Book Group has chosen
Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates    by Brian Kilmeade
 
Everyone is welcome.
 
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
10:30 a.m. - Noon
Program Room



Thursday, October 12, 2017


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime.
This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old
 
Thursday, October 12, 2017
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 


Monday, October 16, 2017


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
No matter your level of expertise -
beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between -
you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.

Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!

Monday, October 16, 2017, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Thursday, October 19, 2017


6:30 PM - 7:45 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Reading Room
Contact:        
Description:  
• Classics Book Group 

For its October meeting
the Classics Book Group has chosen
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
by Charles Dickens.

Everyone is welcome, both new readers and returning readers!
   
Thursday, October 19, 2017
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Reading Room
 


Monday, October 23, 2017


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
No matter your level of expertise -
beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between -
you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.

Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!

Monday, October 23, 2017, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Thursday, October 26, 2017


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime.
This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old
 
Thursday, October 26, 2017
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 


Monday, October 30, 2017


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
No matter your level of expertise -
beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between -
you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.

Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!

Monday, October 30, 2017, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Monday, November 6, 2017


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
No matter your level of expertise -
beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between -
you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.

Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!

Monday, November 6, 2017, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Tuesday, November 7, 2017


10:30 AM - 12:00 PMContemporary Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
For its November 2017 meeting,
the Contemporary Book Group has chosen
The Rent Collector  by Camron Wright
 
Everyone is welcome.
 
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
10:30 a.m. - Noon
Program Room



Thursday, November 9, 2017


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime.
This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old
 
Thursday, November 9, 2017
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 


Monday, November 13, 2017


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
No matter your level of expertise -
beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between -
you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.

Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!

Monday, November 13, 2017, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Thursday, November 16, 2017


6:30 PM - 7:45 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Reading Room
Contact:        
Description:  
• Classics Book Group 

For its November meeting
the Classics Book Group has chosen
The Catcher in the Rye
by J.D. Salinger.

Everyone is welcome, both new readers and returning readers!
   
Thursday, November 16, 2017
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Reading Room
 


Monday, November 20, 2017


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
No matter your level of expertise -
beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between -
you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.

Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!

Monday, November 20, 2017, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Monday, November 27, 2017


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
No matter your level of expertise -
beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between -
you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.

Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!

Monday, November 27, 2017, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Monday, December 4, 2017


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
No matter your level of expertise -
beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between -
you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.

Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!

Monday, December 4, 2017, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Tuesday, December 5, 2017


10:30 AM - 12:00 PMContemporary Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
For its December 2017 meeting,
the Contemporary Book Group has chosen
The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende
 
Everyone is welcome.
 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
10:30 a.m. - Noon
Program Room



Thursday, December 7, 2017


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime.
This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old
 
Thursday, December 7, 2017
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 


Monday, December 11, 2017


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
No matter your level of expertise -
beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between -
you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.

Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!

Monday, December 11, 2017, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Monday, December 18, 2017


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
No matter your level of expertise -
beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between -
you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.

Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!

Monday, December 18, 2017, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Thursday, December 21, 2017


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime.
This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old
 
Thursday, December 21, 2017
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 
6:30 PM - 7:45 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Reading Room
Contact:        
Description:  
• Classics Book Group 

For its December meeting
the Classics Book Group has chosen
The War of the Worlds
by H.G. Wells.

Everyone is welcome, both new readers and returning readers!
   
Thursday, December 21, 2017
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Reading Room
 


Thursday, January 4, 2018


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime.
This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old
 
Thursday, January 4, 2018
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 


Monday, January 8, 2018


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
No matter your level of expertise -
beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between -
you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.

Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!

Monday, January 8, 2018, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Thursday, January 18, 2018


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime.
This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old
 
Thursday, January 18, 2018
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 
6:30 PM - 7:45 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Reading Room
Contact:        
Description:  
• Classics Book Group 

For its first meeting of the new year
the Classics Book Group has chosen
My Cousin Rachel
by Daphne DuMaurier.

Everyone is welcome, both new readers and returning readers!
   
Thursday, January 18, 2018
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Reading Room
 


Monday, January 22, 2018


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
No matter your level of expertise -
beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between -
you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.

Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!

Monday, January 22, 2018, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Monday, January 29, 2018


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
No matter your level of expertise -
beginner, advanced, or anywhere in between -
you are welcome at the weekly knitting group.

Work on your own projects and see what others are doing.
No instructions - just fun and fellowship!

Monday, January 29, 2018, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Thursday, February 1, 2018


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime.
This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old
 
Thursday, February 1, 2018
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 


Thursday, February 15, 2018


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime.
This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old
 
Thursday, February 15, 2018
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 
6:30 PM - 7:45 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Reading Room
Contact:        
Description:  
• Classics Book Group 

For its February meeting
the Classics Book Group has chosen
84, Charing Cross Road
by Helene Hanff.

Everyone is welcome, both new readers and returning readers!
   
Thursday, February 15, 2018
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Reading Room
 


Thursday, March 1, 2018


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime.
This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old
 
Thursday, March 1, 2018
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 


Thursday, March 15, 2018


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime.
This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old
 
Thursday, March 15, 2018
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 
6:30 PM - 7:45 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Reading Room
Contact:        
Description:  
• Classics Book Group 

For its March meeting
the Classics Book Group has chosen
"Howl" and other poems
by Allen Ginsberg.

Everyone is welcome, both new readers and returning readers!
   
Thursday, March 15, 2018
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Reading Room
 


Thursday, March 29, 2018


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime.
This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old
 
Thursday, March 29, 2018
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 


Thursday, April 12, 2018


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime.
This is a fun time for parents and children.
 
Use your creative energy to build with our Duplos and blocks and make some new friends, too.
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old
 
Thursday, April 12, 2018
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 


Thursday, April 19, 2018


6:30 PM - 7:45 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Reading Room
Contact:        
Description:  
• Classics Book Group 

For its April meeting
the Classics Book Group has chosen
Lysistrata
by Aristophanes.

Everyone is welcome, both new readers and returning readers!
   
Thursday, April 19, 2018
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Reading Room
 


Thursday, May 17, 2018


6:30 PM - 7:45 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Reading Room
Contact:        
Description:  
• Classics Book Group 

For its May meeting
the Classics Book Group has chosen
Cape Cod
by Henry David Thoreau.

Everyone is welcome, both new readers and returning readers!
   
Thursday, May 17, 2018
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Reading Room
 


Thursday, June 21, 2018


6:30 PM - 7:45 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Reading Room
Contact:        
Description:  
• Classics Book Group 

For its final meeting of the 2017 – 2018 season
the Classics Book Group
will have a Poetry Share.
 
Share a poem –
whether it's one that you have written,
or something from a new favorite poet,
or a work you have loved for years.
 
Please bring eight to ten copies to share with others in the group.
 
Everyone is welcome, both new readers and returning readers!
 
 
Thursday, June 21, 2018
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Reading Room