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Berlin Public Library

(978) 838-2812

HOURS: Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; closed Friday and Sunday.

Knitting Group: Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 3:30 p.m. Snacks provided, for ages 7 through adult.

Seeing Sound: with Matt Rogers, Saturday, Feb. 28, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Program open to all.

Story Time For Wee Ones: on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. In addition, there are story times with the Together We Can Family Network on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Trustees: will meet the first Tuesday of each month.

Book Club: meets the third Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m.

Check the website,, for full listing of events and holiday closings. If you have any questions, call (978) 838-2812 or email


Bigelow Free Public Library

(978) 365-4160

HOURS: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.



Snowy Day Festival: on Tuesday, Feb. 17, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., for ages 5 to 8. Celebrate winter with make and take activities; snowman soup, hanging snow globes, backyard bird feeders, etc. Light refreshments, call (978) 365-4160 to pre-register.

'Love My Library Pillow' Workshop: on Wednesday, Feb. 18, from 1 to 3 p.m., ages 9 and up. The library provides the pillow and materials, you put it together. Pre-register, space is limited, call (978) 365-4160.

Homework spot: on Wednesdays, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Happy Chinese New Year: for teens and tweens on Thursday, Feb. 19, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Learn how to make paper starlights. There will be fortune cookies and more. Call (978) 365-4160 to pre-register.

Knights and Princesses Story Hour: on Friday, Feb. 20 at 10 a.m., for ages 2 to 4. Dress up as your dazzling princess or knight in shining armor for fun activities, games, crafts and stories. Call (978) 365-4160 to pre-register.

Manga Maki: on Thursday, Feb. 26, at 3:30 p.m. Manga are comics created in Japan. Come and work together and create a "giant comic project'' Manga scroll. For information, contact Michelle at (978) 365-4166, ext. 223.

Lego Club: meets every Friday at 3:30 p.m. Drop in and build.

Manga Club: meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month. For tweens and teens who love to read, draw and discuss Manga. Drop-in.

Homework Spot: Wednesdays, 2:30 to 4:30, for tweens and teens.

Tuesday Night Book Group: is the third Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. The book for Feb. 17 is "The Children Act,'' by Ian McEwan. Copies of the books are available at the library.

Lunchtime Book Talk: has been canceled.

The Bernard Malamud Short Story Reading Group: next meets at the Bigelow Free Library on Saturday, Feb. 14, from 10 a.m. until noon. Assigned stories to be covered are: "The Jewbird'' and...

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