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HASTON HIGHLIGHTS

~ June 2019 edition ~

 The newsletter of the Haston Library

Please click below for the complete June newsletter.

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FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY

ON AmazonSmile

“You shop.  Amazon gives.

If you shop through Amazon.com you can select the Friends of the Haston Library and Amazon will donate to the organization every time you make a purchase.  Just go to https://smile.amazon.com and follow the prompts to select the Friends of the Haston Library before you begin to shop.

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SUMMER READING PROGRAM 2019

“A Universe of Stories”

Supported by the Haston Library, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

The Program begins on Monday, July 8th.

Children who sign up for the reading program and keep track of the books they read over the summer will be eligible for great prizes at the end of the summer!

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DAVIS BATES, STORYTELLER

Join us as we kick off this year’s Summer Reading Program with a performance by storyteller, Davis Bates.

When:  Monday, July 8th at 3:00 pm

Where:  Children’s Library

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SUMMER READING ~ AGES 12-18

Wow–what an incentive!!!!!!

Young adults are invited to participate in the summer Reading Program too.  As an incentive, the Boston Bruins and Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners have donate a Bruins jersey, AUTOGRAPHED by the WHOLE TEAM!!!!!

Click here for details.

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~ ANNOUNCING ~

ROBOTICS BOOT CAMP

July 8–12, 2019

Click here for more information.

Stop by the library to register.

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HASTON LIBRARY ON YOUTUBE

The library now has its own YouTube channel

Thanks to Josh Allen for creating our first Haston video.

Click here to take a look.

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HASTON LIBRARY ON THE

TODAY SHOW!!!

Our friends at Travelers Restaurant in Union, CT were featured in a segment that aired recently.

Click here to check out their visit to the library to pick up unsold books from our spring book sale.

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BOOK GROUP

The June meeting will be Tuesday, June 18th at 7:00 in the Reading Room

The June selection is The Lives We Bury by Allen Eskens

Copies of the book are available at the library.

All are welcome.

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THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY

Monthly Meeting

Thursday, June 20 at 6:15 pm

All are welcome.

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.

Click here for more information.

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E-BOOK TRAINING AVAILABLE

Every other Saturday beginning April 6th

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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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“E-ZINES”

Check out the many magazines available to patrons

through the OverDrive and Libby apps

Click here for the complete list (97 in all) of magazines available

through Overdrive and Libby

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LEGO CLUB RETURNS!!!!!

 Weekly Lego Club started up again on Wednesday, January 16, and will meet each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 

Girls and boys of all ages are invited to build a masterpiece, which will be displayed in the Children’s Room for a week. 

*******At the first Lego Club meeting local Lego enthusiasts Bob and Carol Wheeler exhibited an assortment of their Harry Potter Lego creations, including a built-to-scale Hogwarts made from over 6000 pieces.   Hogwart’s is currently on display in the Lobby Display Case.

Click photo to enlarge.

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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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Use a library pass for discounted admission and

VISIT THE BOSTON

MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

Royal Celebrations
Japanese Prints and Postcards

February 13, 2019September 15, 2019
Corridor between Islamic Gallery and Huntington Lobby (183)

https://www.mfa.org/exhibitions

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/Non Fiction

Children’s Books

ALL TITLES ADDED DURING THE LAST WEEK (OR TWO)

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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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       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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 SEARCHING FOR A JOB?

job hunting

Click here to link to MA Public Library information sources.

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