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Adult Programs
Spring 2018


Date and Time
Program Description
Monday, June 25 - Saturday, August 11
FREE! Register in person, by phone or online.
Libraries Rock! Adult Summer Reading Program

Register now for the Adult Summer Reading Program which starts on June 25th!  This year’s theme is Libraries Rock!  Your summer reading goal is up to you: choose to read 1, 3, or 5 books this summer, to read a particular title, or to join a book club.  By signing up you are automatically entered into our weekly raffle where you can win a $25 gift certificate to Barnes and Noble. You will also be entered into the August 11th Grand Prize Drawing for a gift certificate to have a fabulous night out at a local restaurant! Fill out an entry form and raffle ticket at the Information Services Desk, or you can call us at 978-399-2304, or register here and we’ll fill out your paper form and ticket for you.  Once you complete your self-appointed reading goal, come to the Information Services desk to pick up your coupon for a free ice cream cone at Kimball Farm. Check out some new titles and become a reader who rocks! The Adult Summer Reading Program is sponsored by the Friends of the J. V. Fletcher Library, Inc. and is for Westford residents and non-resident members of the Friends. Libraries Rock! is also sponsored by the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Monday, June 25
10:30 a.m.
FREE!  Drop in!
Monday Mystery Book Club
Wake up your week with a stimulating book discussion!  We meet once a month on Monday morning @ 10:30 a.m. in the Mary Atwood Room.  This month's selection is "Open Season" by Archer Mayor. Copies of the current selection are available for check-out at the Main Desk.  New members are always welcome! Free! Drop in.  Reading List for 2018
Thursday, June 28
6:00 PM
Pastel Paint Workshop: Sailboats
Greg Maichack demonstrates how anyone from beginners to accomplished artists can paint using the techniques of the masters.  Participants will each produce their own unique sailboat painting. All materials are provided.  Ages 16 and up.  Limited to 30.  FREE!  Registration is required.  Register here or in Information Services.
Thursday, July 12
7:30 PM
FREE!  Drop in
J.V.Fletcher Adult Book Discussion Group
Join us to discuss "Sacco and Vanzetti" by Bruce Watson. Copies of the current reading selection are available for check-out at the Main Desk.  New members are always welcome! Free! Drop in. Reading List for 2018
Thursday, July 12
7:00 PM
Gray Seals and Great White Sharks of Cape Cod
Join photographer Robert Michelson for a narrated slideshow.  Follow seal researchers as they capture and sample newborn gray seal pups south of Chatham. the first documentation of this species mating in the U.S. Learn how great white sharks have been returning in ever increasing numbers to hunt their favorite snack — gray seals. photographs show this predator in Cape Cod waters. Open to all ages.  Limited to 30.  FREE!  Registration is required.  Register here or in Information Services.
Thursday, June 19 (new night!)
7:00 p.m.
FREE! Drop in!
Cookbook Book Club
The Cookbook Book Club is dedicated to exploring cookbooks and sampling new recipes. Copies of this month’s choice, Cooking at Home with Bridget & Julia by Bridget Lancaster are available for check out at the Main Desk. Please note our schedule change -- this club now meets on the third Thursday of each month. If you would like to bring a dish from the cookbook (not required to participate), please contact Sarah Regan in the Information Services Department at 978-399-2309. The Cookbook Book Club is funded by the Friends of the Library. No registration required.  Reading List for 2018


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