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Kid’s Book Chat

Ashland Public Library 66 Front Street, Ashland, MA

Join Miss Lucie for an hour to talk about the books you've been reading! Everyone attending this program will need to wear a mask whether or not they have been vaccinated. Thank you for your understanding. Sign up for our newsletter

DIY Green Products – Sweet Smelling Dish Soap *For Adults

Ashland Public Library 66 Front Street, Ashland, MA

Join our "learn to make your own green products" program! Each month, you'll learn how to make an easy, sustainable cleaning or beauty product that will have ingredients you can trust and products you'll be happy to use. We'll also be discussing why we're moving towards green products, how the ingredients work, if there are [...]

Mystery Book Club: Read “The Ritual Bath” *For Adults

Ashland Public Library 66 Front Street, Ashland, MA

Mystery and Thriller readers, this is for you! Please join us, in person, for our Mystery Book Club where we discuss "The Ritual Bath" the first The First Decker/Lazarus Novel by Faye Kellerman. Synopsis: Detective Peter Decker of the LAPD is stunned when he gets the report. Someone has shattered the sanctuary of a remote [...]

Virtual: Friday Night Film Discussion: “In Her Name” *For Adults

Virtual Event Ashland, MA

Welcome to our Friday Night Film Discussions! We hope you will join us virtually, until we can meet in person again. We'll be discussing "In Her Name" — "An interesting and intense film that lets the viewer make its own conclusions through a very agile ending." —Erick Estrada, Cinegarage The way it works: PRIOR to the [...]

Hybrid: Thanksgiving, America’s Favorite Feast Day: Food, Decorations and A Little Bit of History! *For Adults

Ashland Public Library 66 Front Street, Ashland, MA

Thanksgiving is America’s harvest holiday, everyone’s favorite feast day! Thanksgiving’s history reaches back to the first English settlements in our country. The period of thanksgiving the early settlers held was a customary event, brought with them from England, marking gratitude and joy for a full harvest. It also marked the end of the growing season. [...]

Name That Tune – Eighties Edition!

Ashland Public Library 66 Front Street, Ashland, MA

Who's your favorite hair band of the 80's? Who still has their mixed tapes? If you remember the shoulder pads, the "Madonna look", and the "Miami Vice" pastels, join us for this gnarly opportunity to show off your music memory of the 80's! We'll have several rounds with shorter and shorter clips of 80's music. [...]

Virtual – Massachusetts Must Read Authors — Michelle Bowdler *For Adults

Ashland Public Library 66 Front Street, Ashland, MA

Author Michelle Bowdler was recently recognized by the Massachusetts Center for the Book as one of Massachusetts's must-read authors of the year. Join Bowdler for a presentation on her critically acclaimed book, Is Rape A Crime?: A Memoir, An Investigation, and A Manifesto via Zoom. About The Book: Award-winning writer and public health executive Michelle [...]

Virtual – Bio/Memoir Book Club: Read ‘Carry’ by Toni Jensen *For Adults

Ashland Public Library 66 Front Street, Ashland, MA

For this month's Biography/Memoir Book Club we'll be discussing Carry: A Memoir of Survival on Stolen Land by Toni Jensen. Join the conversation as we discuss "a powerful, poetic memoir about what it means to exist as an Indigenous woman in America, told in snapshots of the author's encounters with gun violence. With each chapter, Carry reminds [...]

Intergenerational Book Club: Read “Yellow Bird” by Sierra Crane Murdoch *For Adults

Ashland Public Library 66 Front Street, Ashland, MA

We're partnering with the Senior Center for this book club. Whether you are a senior or just a book lover who can join us during the day, we hope you'll join us! Please join us in person as we read and discuss Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman's Search for Justice in Indian Country by Sierra [...]

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Lego Club *For Kids Ages 5 and Up

Ashland Public Library 66 Front Street, Ashland, MA

Each child will be given a box filled with an assortment of Lego blocks and will build a creation using only what's inside the box within the 45 minute time limit. The finished creations will be displayed in the Children's Room for a few weeks. Attendance is limited to 18 kids per session. Free tickets [...]