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Tuesday, October 22, 2019


12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Our class is designed for adults who are non-native English speakers who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 

6:00 PM - 7:30 PMGothic Ghost Tales by Candlelight      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Gothic Ghost Tales by Candlelight
 
Be chilled and thrilled as you listen to a trio of ghost tales from the early 20th century by Agatha Christie, Rose MacCaulay, and Virginia Layefsky.
 
Get ready for Hallowe’en! This is a theatrical storytelling event that you don't want to miss.
 
About the presenter:  Rita Parisi has been entertaining audiences for over 20 years in the New England area.  In 2002, she founded Waterfall Productions to create shows that highlight her passion for theatre as well as history, literature, and costuming.  She has taken these shows to diverse venues in New England, New Jersey, New York, and Florida. 
 
Registration required:  You must be 16 or older.  There is a limit of 35 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Wednesday, October 23, 2019


12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Our class is designed for adults who are non-native English speakers who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Thursday, October 24, 2019


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Creative Playtime
 
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime.  We set up lots of blocks, bricks, puzzles, cars, and toys to create an imaginative play space.  Come meet other families in a fun, casual way. 
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old with caregiver
 
Thursday, October 24, 2019
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PMMindful Moment      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Mindful Moment
 with Marjatta Moimas
  
Welcome back to Mindful Moment! 

This fall we will be exploring practices to help you develop your own daily mindful pause.  Participants will experience sitting meditation practices as well as gentle mindful walking and movement.  An opportunity to share insights, experiences, and questions will also be provided. 
 
All are welcome, no registration necessary.
 
Mindfulness meditation is about being in the present moment just as it is, non-judgmentally.  We develop this skill by practicing mindfulness meditation and its variations together with great compassion toward ourselves. 
 
Wear comfortable clothes.  All practices can be done sitting on a cushion or a chair, standing, or lying down. 
 
Marjatta is a certified teacher of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) through the Center for Mindfulness, UMass Medical School.
 
Please note:  the door closes promptly at 6 p.m. to avoid disturbing the session.   
 
Thursday, October 24, 2019
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Program Room
 


Friday, October 25, 2019


9:30 AM - 5:30 PMLapsit storytime - Registration begins - Session 2      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Lapsit Storytime - For infants through ages 3 1/2 with their parent/caregiver
 
Registration for the November 8 – November 22, 2019 session begins October 25, 2019
 
Stories, songs, finger play, and fun for small kids and their caregivers to share together. 
 
Each session runs for 3 weeks and story times are 20 minutes long, a perfect length for our newest story lovers. 
 
Registration for Lapsit Storytime sessions is required.
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please stop by the Children's Room Desk or call 508.210.5564.
 



Saturday, October 26, 2019


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


Location:  Lower level
Contact:        
Description:  

The Book Cellar – Accepting donations Saturday morning, October 26, 2019
 
The Book Cellar, Gale Free Library’s used book store, will accept donations Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 10 a.m. until noon.
 
We accept both hardcover and paperback books in good condition.  We do not accept textbooks, magazines, encyclopedias, VHS tapes, cassette tapes, or CDs.
 
Thank you for your generosity throughout the year! 
 



Monday, October 28, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
Knitting Group
 
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 28, 2019, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 

4:30 PM - 6:00 PMComputer Class for Beginners - Intro to Microsoft Excel      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

 
Computer Class for Beginners – Intro to Microsoft Excel
 
Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program for managing data.  It can be used for basic bookkeeping and accounting, maintaining mailing lists, and much more. 
 
In this class we will cover the basics of Excel including menus and options, templates, basic formulas, and use cases. 
 
Registration required:  class size limited to 7.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Gale Free Library
 
Monday, October 28, 2019
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Program Room

 


Tuesday, October 29, 2019


9:30 AM - 8:00 PMRegistration begins for Lego Club Jr.      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Registration begins for Lego Club Jr.
 
Registration for the November 6 – November 20 session begins Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Lego Club Jr. is designed for children ages 4-6.
 
Each 3-week session will focus on creating a custom holiday-themed display for the library.  Kids will learn techniques as they make one-of-a-kind creations. 
 
The session will meet for 3 weeks on Wednesdays – November 6, November 13, and November 20 – from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Registration for all Lego Club sessions is required.
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please stop by the Children’s Room Desk or call 508.210.5564.
 

12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Our class is designed for adults who are non-native English speakers who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Wednesday, October 30, 2019


12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Our class is designed for adults who are non-native English speakers who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Thursday, October 31, 2019


10:00 AM - 10:30 AMDrop-in Storytime      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Drop-in Storytime
 
We’ll sit on a blanket in the Children’s Room and read some of our favorite stories with a special emphasis on classic storybooks. 
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Children up to age 5 with caregiver
 
Thursday, October 31, 2019
10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Children’s Room
 


Saturday, November 2, 2019


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


Location:  Lower level
Contact:        
Description:  

The Book Cellar – Accepting donations Saturday morning, November 2, 2019
 
The Book Cellar, Gale Free Library’s used book store, will accept donations Saturday, November 2, 2019, from 10 a.m. until noon.
 
We accept both hardcover and paperback books in good condition.  We do not accept textbooks, magazines, encyclopedias, VHS tapes, cassette tapes, or CDs.
 
Thank you for your generosity throughout the year! 
 



Monday, November 4, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
Knitting Group
 
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 4, 2019, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 

4:30 PM - 6:00 PMComputer Class for Beginners - Managing Your Digital Photos      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Computer Class for Beginners
Managing Your Digital Photos
 
• Learn to manage and store photos with an overview of both physical and digital storage options
 
Registration required:  class size limited to 7.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Gale Free Library
 
Monday, November 4, 2019
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Program Room

 


Tuesday, November 5, 2019


10:30 AM - 12:00 PMContemporary Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Contemporary Book Group
 
For its November 2019 meeting, the Contemporary Book Group has chosen If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin.
 
 Everyone is welcome.
 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
10:30 a.m. – Noon
Program Room

 

12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Our class is designed for adults who are non-native English speakers who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Wednesday, November 6, 2019


12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Our class is designed for adults who are non-native English speakers who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Thursday, November 7, 2019


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Creative Playtime
 
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime.  We set up lots of blocks, bricks, puzzles, cars, and toys to create an imaginative play space.  Come meet other families in a fun, casual way. 
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old with caregiver
 
Thursday, November 7, 2019
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 


Saturday, November 9, 2019


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


Location:  Lower level
Contact:        
Description:  

The Book Cellar – Accepting donations Saturday morning, November 9, 2019
 
The Book Cellar, Gale Free Library’s used book store, will accept donations Saturday, November 9, 2019, from 10 a.m. until noon.
 
We accept both hardcover and paperback books in good condition.  We do not accept textbooks, magazines, encyclopedias, VHS tapes, cassette tapes, or CDs.
 
Thank you for your generosity throughout the year! 
 



Monday, November 11, 2019


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


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  
Library Closing - Veterans Day
 
The library will be closed Monday, November 11, 2019, in observance of Veterans Day.
 
We will reopen Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at 9:30 a.m.
 
 
 


Tuesday, November 12, 2019


12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Our class is designed for adults who are non-native English speakers who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 

6:00 PM - 7:45 PMCooking Club      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Cooking Club – New England Pie with Robert Cox
 
Pies have been part of New England cuisine as long as there have been New Englanders.  Sweet or savory, with top crust or without, they are truly one of our favorite foods. 
 
In this talk we’ll learn some of the history of pie and how it has changed over the centuries, with maybe just a bit of why it is so beloved! 
 
Registration required:  Program is limited to 35 participants. 
To register, stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.
 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
6:00 – 7:45 p.m.
Program Room
 


Wednesday, November 13, 2019


12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Our class is designed for adults who are non-native English speakers who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Thursday, November 14, 2019


10:00 AM - 10:30 AMDrop-in Storytime      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Drop-in Storytime
 
We’ll sit on a blanket in the Children’s Room and read some of our favorite stories with a special emphasis on classic storybooks. 
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Children up to age 5 with caregiver
 
Thursday, November 14, 2019
10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Children’s Room
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PMMindful Moment      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Mindful Moment
 with Marjatta Moimas
  
Welcome back to Mindful Moment! 

This fall we will be exploring practices to help you develop your own daily mindful pause.  Participants will experience sitting meditation practices as well as gentle mindful walking and movement.  An opportunity to share insights, experiences, and questions will also be provided. 
 
All are welcome, no registration necessary.
 
Mindfulness meditation is about being in the present moment just as it is, non-judgmentally.  We develop this skill by practicing mindfulness meditation and its variations together with great compassion toward ourselves. 
 
Wear comfortable clothes.  All practices can be done sitting on a cushion or a chair, standing, or lying down. 
 
Marjatta is a certified teacher of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) through the Center for Mindfulness, UMass Medical School.
 
Please note:  the door closes promptly at 6 p.m. to avoid disturbing the session.   
 
Thursday, November 14, 2019
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Program Room
 


Saturday, November 16, 2019


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


Location:  Lower level
Contact:        
Description:  

The Book Cellar – Accepting donations Saturday morning, November 16, 2019
 
The Book Cellar, Gale Free Library’s used book store, will accept donations Saturday, November 16, 2019, from 10 a.m. until noon.
 
We accept both hardcover and paperback books in good condition.  We do not accept textbooks, magazines, encyclopedias, VHS tapes, cassette tapes, or CDs.
 
Thank you for your generosity throughout the year! 
 

10:00 AM - 11:30 AMThanksgiving Craft Time      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

Thanksgiving
Craft Time

It’s Turkey Time! Come have fun creating a decoration for your Thanksgiving table.
 
Ages 4-12
 
Drop in: no registration required
 
Saturday, November 16, 2019
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Program Room



Monday, November 18, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
Knitting Group
 
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 18, 2019, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Tuesday, November 19, 2019


9:30 AM - 8:00 PMRegistration begins for Lego Club - Session 2      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Registration begins for Lego Club – Session 2
 
Registration for the December 4 – December 18 session begins Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Lego Club is designed for children ages 7-11.
 
Each 3-week session will focus on creating a custom holiday-themed display for the library.  Kids will learn techniques as they make one-of-a-kind creations. 
 
The second session will meet for 3 weeks on Wednesdays – December 4, December 11, and December 18 – from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Registration for all Lego Club sessions is required.
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please stop by the Children’s Room Desk or call 508.210.5564.
 

12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Our class is designed for adults who are non-native English speakers who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Wednesday, November 20, 2019


12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Our class is designed for adults who are non-native English speakers who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Thursday, November 21, 2019


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Creative Playtime
 
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime.  We set up lots of blocks, bricks, puzzles, cars, and toys to create an imaginative play space.  Come meet other families in a fun, casual way. 
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old with caregiver
 
Thursday, November 21, 2019
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 
6:30 PM - 7:45 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Classics Book Group

For its November 2019 meeting, the Classics Book Group has chosen Selected stories by Shirley Jackson.
 
 
Everyone is welcome.
 
Thursday, November 21, 2019
6:30-7:45 p.m.
Program Room



Saturday, November 23, 2019


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


Location:  Lower level
Contact:        
Description:  

The Book Cellar – Accepting donations Saturday morning, November 23, 2019
 
The Book Cellar, Gale Free Library’s used book store, will accept donations Saturday, November 23, 2019, from 10 a.m. until noon.
 
We accept both hardcover and paperback books in good condition.  We do not accept textbooks, magazines, encyclopedias, VHS tapes, cassette tapes, or CDs.
 
Thank you for your generosity throughout the year! 
 



Monday, November 25, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
Knitting Group
 
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 25, 2019, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 

4:30 PM - 6:00 PMComputer Class for Beginners - Intro to E-books      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Computer Class for Beginners - Intro to E-books
 
We’ll get an overview of C/W MARS E-book services and
we’ll learn how to: 
 
• Find e-books
• Sign up using your library card
• Borrow and hold books
 
Registration required:  class size limited to 7.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Gale Free Library
 
Monday, November 25, 2019
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Program Room
 
 


Tuesday, November 26, 2019


12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Our class is designed for adults who are non-native English speakers who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Wednesday, November 27, 2019


12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Our class is designed for adults who are non-native English speakers who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Saturday, November 30, 2019


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


Location:  Lower level
Contact:        
Description:  

The Book Cellar – Accepting donations Saturday morning, November 30, 2019
 
The Book Cellar, Gale Free Library’s used book store, will accept donations Saturday, November 30, 2019, from 10 a.m. until noon.
 
We accept both hardcover and paperback books in good condition.  We do not accept textbooks, magazines, encyclopedias, VHS tapes, cassette tapes, or CDs.
 
Thank you for your generosity throughout the year! 
 



Monday, December 2, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
Knitting Group
 
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 2, 2019, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Tuesday, December 3, 2019


10:30 AM - 12:00 PMContemporary Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Contemporary Book Group
 
For its December 2019 meeting, the Contemporary Book Group has chosen Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens.
 
 Everyone is welcome.
 
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
10:30 a.m. – Noon
Program Room

 

12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Our class is designed for adults who are non-native English speakers who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Wednesday, December 4, 2019


12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Our class is designed for adults who are non-native English speakers who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Thursday, December 5, 2019


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Creative Playtime
 
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime.  We set up lots of blocks, bricks, puzzles, cars, and toys to create an imaginative play space.  Come meet other families in a fun, casual way. 
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old with caregiver
 
Thursday, December 5, 2019
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 


Saturday, December 7, 2019


10:00 AM - 11:30 AMHoliday Craft Time      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Holiday Craft Time
 
‘Tis the season… for decorating ! Channel your holiday spirit to make a festive decoration.
 
Ages 4-12
 
Drop in:  no registration required
 
Saturday, December 7, 2019
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Program Room

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


Location:  Lower level
Contact:        
Description:  

The Book Cellar – Accepting donations Saturday morning, December 7, 2019
 
The Book Cellar, Gale Free Library’s used book store, will accept donations Saturday, December 7, 2019, from 10 a.m. until noon.
 
We accept both hardcover and paperback books in good condition.  We do not accept textbooks, magazines, encyclopedias, VHS tapes, cassette tapes, or CDs.
 
Thank you for your generosity throughout the year! 
 



Monday, December 9, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
Knitting Group
 
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 9, 2019, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Tuesday, December 10, 2019


12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Our class is designed for adults who are non-native English speakers who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 

6:00 PM - 7:45 PMCooking Club      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  


Cooking Club –
Holiday Cookie Swap 

Join us for one of our favorite programs of the year – our 6th annual Cookie Swap!
 
Please bring 3-4 dozen of your favorite cookie along with your recipe.  You’ll go home with a plateful of assorted cookies and a whole bunch of new recipes that you can make for the holidays!
Don’t forget to bring a take-home container for your cookies! 
 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
6:00 – 7:45 p.m.
Program Room



Wednesday, December 11, 2019


12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Our class is designed for adults who are non-native English speakers who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Thursday, December 12, 2019


10:00 AM - 10:30 AMDrop-in Storytime      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Drop-in Storytime
 
We’ll sit on a blanket in the Children’s Room and read some of our favorite stories with a special emphasis on classic storybooks. 
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Children up to age 5 with caregiver
 
Thursday, December 12, 2019
10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Children’s Room
 


Saturday, December 14, 2019


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


Location:  Lower level
Contact:        
Description:  

The Book Cellar – Accepting donations Saturday morning, December 14, 2019
 
The Book Cellar, Gale Free Library’s used book store, will accept donations Saturday, December 14, 2019, from 10 a.m. until noon.
 
We accept both hardcover and paperback books in good condition.  We do not accept textbooks, magazines, encyclopedias, VHS tapes, cassette tapes, or CDs.
 
Thank you for your generosity throughout the year! 
 



Monday, December 16, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
Knitting Group
 
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 16, 2019, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Tuesday, December 17, 2019


12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Our class is designed for adults who are non-native English speakers who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Wednesday, December 18, 2019


12:30 PM - 2:00 PMESL Class      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
 
Our class is designed for adults who are non-native English speakers who want to improve their English language skills. 
 
Registration required: Class is free but there is a limit of
15 people.  Stop by the Reference Desk or call 508.210.5569.  
 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Program Room
 



Thursday, December 19, 2019


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMCreative Playtime      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Creative Playtime
 
Join us for this informal, unstructured playtime.  We set up lots of blocks, bricks, puzzles, cars, and toys to create an imaginative play space.  Come meet other families in a fun, casual way. 
 
Drop in:  no registration required.
 
Ages:  Infants to 5 years old with caregiver
 
Thursday, December 19, 2019
10 a.m. - Noon
Program Room

 
6:30 PM - 7:45 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Classics Book Group

For its December 2019 meeting, the Classics Book Group has chosen The Chimes by Charles Dickens.
 
 
Everyone is welcome.
 
Thursday, December 19, 2019
6:30-7:45 p.m.
Program Room



Saturday, December 21, 2019


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


Location:  Lower level
Contact:        
Description:  

The Book Cellar – Accepting donations Saturday morning, December 21, 2019
 
The Book Cellar, Gale Free Library’s used book store, will accept donations Saturday, December 21, 2019, from 10 a.m. until noon.
 
We accept both hardcover and paperback books in good condition.  We do not accept textbooks, magazines, encyclopedias, VHS tapes, cassette tapes, or CDs.
 
Thank you for your generosity throughout the year! 
 



Monday, December 23, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
Knitting Group
 
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 23, 2019, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Saturday, December 28, 2019


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


Location:  Lower level
Contact:        
Description:  

The Book Cellar – Accepting donations Saturday morning, December 28, 2019
 
The Book Cellar, Gale Free Library’s used book store, will accept donations Saturday, December 28, 2019, from 10 a.m. until noon.
 
We accept both hardcover and paperback books in good condition.  We do not accept textbooks, magazines, encyclopedias, VHS tapes, cassette tapes, or CDs.
 
Thank you for your generosity throughout the year! 
 



Monday, December 30, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMKnitting Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
 
Knitting Group
 
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 30, 2019, and all Mondays the library is open
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Program Room
 



Tuesday, January 7, 2020


10:30 AM - 12:00 PMContemporary Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Contemporary Book Group
 
For its January 2020 meeting,
the Contemporary Book Group
has chosen
Becoming
by Michelle Obama
 
 Everyone is welcome.
 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
10:30 a.m. – Noon
Program Room

 
 


Thursday, January 16, 2020


6:30 PM - 7:45 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Classics Book Group
 
For its January 2020 meeting,
the Classics Book Group
has chosen
The Mousetrap
by Agatha Christie.
 
 
Everyone is welcome.
 
Thursday, January 16, 2020
6:30-7:45 p.m.
Program Room
 


Thursday, February 20, 2020


6:30 PM - 7:45 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Classics Book Group
 
For its February 2020 meeting,
the Classics Book Group
has chosen
South
by Ernest Shackleton.
 
 
Everyone is welcome.
 
Thursday, February 20, 2020
6:30-7:45 p.m.
Program Room
 


Thursday, March 19, 2020


6:30 PM - 7:45 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Classics Book Group
 
For its March 2020 meeting,
the Classics Book Group
has chosen
Giovanni's Room
by James Baldwin.
 
Everyone is welcome.
 
Thursday, March 19, 2020
6:30-7:45 p.m.
Program Room
 


Thursday, April 16, 2020


6:30 PM - 7:45 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Classics Book Group
 
For its April 2020 meeting,
the Classics Book Group
has chosen
Selected works
by Mary Oliver.
 
Everyone is welcome.
 
Thursday, April 16, 2020
6:30-7:45 p.m.
Program Room
 


Thursday, May 21, 2020


6:30 PM - 7:45 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Classics Book Group
 
For its May 2020 meeting,
the Classics Book Group
has chosen
Selected poems
by Sappho.
 
Everyone is welcome.
 
Thursday, May 21, 2020
6:30-7:45 p.m.
Program Room
 


Thursday, June 18, 2020


6:30 PM - 7:45 PMClassics Book Group      


Location:  Program Room
Contact:        
Description:  
Classics Book Group

For its final meeting of the 2019 – 2020 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 18, 2020
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Program Room