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Bacon Free Library Happenings

Library Hours
Monday through Friday, 9:30-5:30 with extended hours on Tuesday until 7:00pm
Saturdays 9:30-1:30
Curbside pickup is available during all open hours
Check our website for the most up-to-date information and to register for programs:
Children’s Programs
Mondays @ 10am -- Story Time: Join us for a high-energy story time! We’ll mix things up with a combination of stories for listening and songs for singing & dancing.
Tuesdays @ 10am -- Alphabet Story Time. We’ll start with stories and songs that feature our letter of the week.  Then we’ll do some simple crafts with the special letter.
Fridays @ 10am -- Baby Time: Join us for a cozy story time filled with lap bounces, rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Geared toward infants and young toddlers with their grownups.

Jammin with You -- 2 Wednesdays per month @ 10am: March 8th & 22nd: Be prepared to laugh, dance, sing, and jam your way through 30 minutes of non-stop family fun! This performance is geared for kids ages 1 – 7, but fun for the whole family. With modern takes on children’s classics and classic original tunes, you’ll be humming and bopping your way all the way home.  Registration required. 
Saturday, March 18th, 10-11:15am: Read to a Dog: Build confidence and practice your reading skills by reading out loud to a registered therapy dog! Children ages 5 and up can sign up for a 15 minute reading session with Sophie, a gentle golden retriever who loves belly rubs, stories, and cuddles. Registration is required. 
Adult Programs
Weds, March 1st @ 7pm on Zoom -- Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens will explain the benefits of hydroponics and answer your questions about this soil-less form of gardening. Registration required.
Saturday, March 11th @ 11am: Korean Lotus Lantern Making Craft (ages 12+): Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project will be hosting a Lotus Lantern Making craft project. Pick up your kit prior to the program and then join us either at the library or via Zoom to make your beautiful lantern. Registration is required since we have a limited number of kits. One per family please.
Saturday, March 25th @ 11:30am: St. Patrick’s Day Trivia Challenge: Join us for a trivia challenge that covers all things Irish — authors, musicians, culture, and more!  You can play on your own or with a team. Each person/team will record their own answers, so no need to race to buzz in before others.  At the end of each round, we’ll review the answers and track scores.  May the luck of the Irish be with you!  Please register in advance.
Adult Book & Film Clubs - registration required for all clubs
Mystery Book Club - first Thursday of the month @ 1pm on Zoom
March 2nd: The Bangalore Detectives Club by Harini Nagendra
History Book Club - second Thursday of the month @ 11am on Zoom
March 9th: Kon-Tiki: across the Pacific by raft by Thor Heyerdahl
Environmental Book Club - third Tuesday of the month @ 7pm on Zoom
March 21st: Diary of a Young Naturalist by Dara McAnulty
Tuesday Night Book Club - fourth Tuesday of the month @ 6:30pm, both Zoom & in person
March 28th: The librarian spy: a novel of World War II by Madeline Martin
Nonfiction Book Club - fourth Saturday of the month @ 10am, both Zoom & in person
March 25th: The ride of her life: the true story of a woman, her horse, and their last-chance journey across America by Elizabeth Letts  
Cinephile Mondays -- last Monday of the month @ 4pm on Zoom; watch and discuss films. Check the BFL website for the film of the month and to register