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Library Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, December 14 @ 6:00 p.m.

Library business is discussed on the second Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. by the Library Board of Trustees.  This is an open meeting and the community is encouraged to attend.

This month the group is meeting at 6:00 p.m. with Tim Burke from UHLS for discussion on the process of hiring a new director.  The regular meeting will follow this workshop.

Minutes from previous meetings are available on the page “About Us”.

BPL Trustee Agenda for December 14, 2017

Knit Wits: Sunday, December 17 at 7 p.m.

Bring your own project to knit or crochet.  Share problems, solutions, ideas, and conversation with other adults.  This group is also willing to show new comers how to knit and crochet.  Come with an idea for a project and they will show you what you need and how to do it.

Storytime – Tuesday, Dec. 19 at 10:30 a.m.

Storytime is on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m..  Join Ms. Kathy for this pre-literacy class designed for ages birth to 5.  Enjoy stories, activities, music, and a craft.  This week focuses on reindeer.  Santa should also be paying a visit.

Library Closed Monday, December 25

STEM Exploration – Thursday, December 28 at 2:00 p.m.

We have purchased over $600 on technology toys to loan out in STEM kits.  The kits will be available in January but this program gives you a chance to see what will be available – and play!  Try out the Dash Robot, the 3D pen, Cubelets, and Snap Circuits.  You’ll also be able to see the possibilities of Arduino.

This workshop is open to the entire family.

Friends of the Library Meeting – Wednesday, January 3 @ 7 p.m.

The Friends of the Library are not meeting in December.  The next meeting of the Friends is Wednesday, January 3 at 7 p.m.  Anyone interested in supporting the library should attend this meeting.

Book Club, Sunday, January 7 at 7:00 p.m.

Adults interested in discussion of books are welcome at the Sunday Book Club.

The group meets at 7:00 p.m. on the first Sunday of the month (usually).  This month the conversation is about Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris.


Photography Contest – submit by Jan. 31

The third annual photography contest will be held in February.  Pictures must be submitted by January 31.  The themes for 2018 are as follows:  Hilltown Charm, Selfies, Colors & Shapes, Pets.  Registration forms are now available at the library or here – photocontestform18.