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HASTON LIBRARY DIRECTOR

JOB DESCRIPTION

DIRECTOR JOB DESCRIPTION 2018

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*** COMING IN JULY…

THE 2018 SUMMER READING PROGRAM

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July 9th (Monday)–August 18th (Saturday)

Sign up in the Children’s Room

Kickoff event, “Rocket Workshop” with Ed the Wizard, July 9th (3:00 pm)

Click here for more information.

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ROCKET WORKSHOP

Join Ed the Wizard on July 9th at 3:00 to build and fly air-powered rockets and airplanes.

Test your piloting skills with flight accuracy, stunts, and more!

The North Brookfield Cultural Council, a local agency funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, is sponsoring this program.

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*** ALSO COMING IN JULY ***

4H BABYSITTING COURSE

sponsored by UMass Extension Service

July 17th and July 24th (Tuesdays)

from 12:30–4:30 pm

Register at the library (508-867-0208)

Click here for further details.

*** You do not have to be a 4H member. ***

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 LIBRARY SYSTEM

NEWS UPDATE

“The big changeover is happening on June 30/July 1.”

On June 30, access to Axis 360, BiblioBoard and Ebook Central will end.  This includes all holds, checked out books, etc.  
On July 1, access to OverDrive begins for libraries that have chosen to continue with Commonwealth eBook Collections or to those who already have access to OverDrive via their automated resource sharing network (e.g. CLAMS).
Click the link below for more information.

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THANK YOU, HELEN!

Enjoy your retirement!

Assistant Librarian Helen Foyle has retired after assisting Haston patrons for over 23 years.  We wish her the very best!

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WELCOME ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN

DAWN THISTLE

Dawn Thistle is the Haston Library’s new Assistant Librarian.  Please drop in and meet her if you haven’t already.

More….

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YOUNG ADULT BOOK GROUP

The current selection is Caraval by Stephanie Garber

The next meeting is June 23rd (Saturday) at 10:00 am.

Copies of the book are available at the library Circulation Desk.

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GALLERY 161

LIBRARY LOWER LEVEL

Now displaying:

Photographs by Paulette Adams and Ellen Smith

members of the Massasoit Art Guild

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BOOK GROUP

Meetings are (usually) held on the last Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm

The May selection is Brunelleschi’s Dome by Ross King

Tuesday, June 26th (7:00 pm) in the Reading Room

Copies of the book are available at the library.

All are welcome.

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     THE LIBRARY TELESCOPE

IS AVAILABLE FOR CHECK-OUT!

Through the generosity of Country Bank, the library has purchased a telescope through the Aldrich Adopt-a-Library Telescope program.

The telescope is be available for borrowing.

Stop by and check it out (figuratively and/or literally)!

Click here for more information on the Adopt-a-Telescope program.

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BORROW A UKULELE!

Jump on the ukulele bandwagon!  The library has instruments available for borrowing complete with tuner and instruction booklet.  Stop by and see if your favorite color is here (red, purple, orange, green, or blue).

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 FOSTER CARE

INFORMATION SESSIONS

Learn what it takes to become a foster parent for a child in need of a supportive and healing environment.

Haston Library–Last Thursday of each month (1:30–3:00 pm)

Click here for more information.

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  LIMITLESS COLLAGE

Drop by and check out the display case filled with

colorful, creative, and funky work of

participants in the Limitless Collage program.

Thanks to Alicia Russell Smith

and the NB Cultural Council

for making this program possible.

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     Use a library pass for discounted admission and

VISIT THE BOSTON

MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

Click here for more info

Past Is Present: Revival Jewelry

February 14, 2017August 19, 2018
Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation Gallery (Gallery 104)

A library pass covers admission of up to 2 adults at $10 per person, a savings of $15 per person.

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 ~ NEW ACQUISITIONS~

     

 Click below for lists of recent additions to the library’s collection.

Adult Fiction

Adult Nonfiction

DVD’s

Audiobooks

Young Adult Fiction

Children’s Books

ALL TITLES ADDED DURING THE LAST WEEK (OR TWO)

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YOU’RE INVITED TO JOIN THE

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY

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The Friends group was formed in 1991 to support the work of the library.

Dues are just $10 per year and the group meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month.

The next meeting will be Thursday, June 15th at 6:00 pm in the Reading Room. 

Click here for more information.

Feel free to drop by and check us out!

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 TEEN AND ADULT COLORING

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Mondays at 5:30 pm in the Reading Room

Drop by and de-stress or just enjoy.

Pages and colored pencils provided or feel free to bring your own.

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NEW E-BOOK LINKS

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Direct access to Commonwealth eBook collections is now available.

See the Quick Links menu at the right of this Home Page to access Axis 360 and BiblioBoard Library collections.

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KNITTING AND CROCHET GROUP

For all skill levels.  Join us at the library.

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No need to register.  Just drop in.

Mondays  1:30 ~ 2:30 pm

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