Whitinsville Social Library events
Whitinsville Social Library, 17 Church St., Whitinsville, has listed the following calendar of events. Register for events at www.tinyurl.com/EventsAtWSL www.northbridgemass.org/WSL, (508) 234-2151. Follow WSL on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Winter Reading: Read for a Better World - January 1 – 31. Whitinsville Social Library is participating in Beanstack’s Fifth Annual Winter Reading Challenge, sponsored by Lerner Publishing Group. “Read for a Better World” encourages readers of all ages to explore diversity, empathy, and action through literature. We challenge our patrons to read at least 600 minutes during the month and keep track of their reading on our Beanstack website at whitinsville.beanstack.org or by downloading the Beanstack app. Every type of reading counts including audiobooks and e-books in every genre! Visit www.tinyurl.com/EventsAtWSL for more information.
WSL’s access to Beanstack is made possible by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and with the assistance of the Massachusetts Library System.
Virtual Music and Movement with Deb Hudgins, Wednesdays from 10:30-11 a.m. Register to receive a link for a weekly Music and Movement Video with Deb Hudgins! There will be plenty of singing, dancing, games, stories and fun for everyone! This program is for ages 1-5. Registration is required. Register at: www.tinyurl.com/EventsAtWSL
Tween and Teen Make and Take Craft Kit, Wednesdays from 10 .m.-8 p.m. Each week a different craft kit will be available to take home and do in your own time. To see the list of crafts and to register, go to www.tinyurl.com/EventsAtWSL
Facebook Storytime and Children’s Take and Make Crafts, Thursday from 10:30 - 11a.m. Join Miss Heather virtually on Thursday mornings via Facebook! Read books, sing rhymes and dance to some fun music in your living room. Each week a different craft will be available to pick up at the library and put together in your own time to go along with each week’s book! This program is for children ages 1-6. Registration is required. Register at: www.tinyurl.com/EventsAtWSL
Friends of the Library Meeting, Tuesday, January 11, 6:30 p.m. Help plan fundraisers for the library. January’s meeting will take place in person at the United Presbyterian Church at 51 Cottage Street. Please wear a mask.
Memoir Book Club, Wednesday, January 12 6 p.m. Join us at the library for a discussion of Deborah Feldman’s memoir “Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots.” Copies of the book are available at the library or via Overdrive. Please register.
Adult Craft Kit Pick Up, Thursday, January 13, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sign up to reserve a kit containing materials to create a seasonal coffee sleeve. Pick-up your kit on the Holds Shelf during business hours on January 13.
Fiction Book Club, Tuesday, February 1 at 6 p.m. Read “When No One is Watching” by Alyssa Cole. Copies of the book are available at the library. Ebooks may be available through Overdrive. Future book titles for this book club will be selected at this meeting. This meeting takes place at the library. Please register.
Virtual Embroidery Class, February 3, 10, 17, and 24, from 6 – 7 p.m. via Google Meet. In this class you will learn how to hand embroider with a variety of basic, intermediate, and more advanced techniques using needle and thread. Each weekly session will cover different techniques and by the end of the four one hour a week sessions you will have all the skills you need to create your own piece of embroidery art! Register to receive a class kit that will contain everything you need to start embroidering. This class is for anyone ages 14 and up with any skill level, no experience required. Registration required.