Virtual- LGBTQ+ Book Club: Read “Meet Cute Diary” *For 15-25

Virtual Event Ashland, MA

We are so pleased to be partnering with OUT Metrowest to bring this book club for the LGBTQ+ community to our area! If you are 15-25 years old (or thereabouts), identify as LGBTQ+ and would like to chat about books that celebrate LGBTQ+ joys, and to use books as a springboard to discuss the challenges, [...]

Frozen Party *All Ages

Ashland Public Library 66 Front Street, Ashland, MA

Pre-registration required to guarantee your admission to the castle. Join Miss Lois for lots of Frozen fun, including singing along with "Frozen 2," individually wrapped refreshments, and other activities. Each child will receive a party favor and will be able to pose for pictures with life-size character props. Come in costume or dressed for a [...]

Virtual – Massachusetts Must Read Authors — Barry Van Dusen *For Adults

Ashland Public Library 66 Front Street, Ashland, MA

Author and artist Barry Van Dusen was recently recognized by the Massachusetts Center for the Book as one of Massachusetts's must-read authors of the year. Join Van Dusen for a presentation on his latest book, Finding Sanctuary: An Artist Explores the Nature of Mass Audubon, via Zoom. About The Book: Over the course of four-and-a-half years, [...]

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Book Chat *For Adults

Ashland Public Library 66 Front Street, Ashland, MA

Meet with other avid readers in the community to discuss books. The book could be something you recently read, your absolute favorite, or maybe it's a popular book you just don't understand. Enjoy these book recommendations from your neighbors! Please contact Ashley Place with questions: aplace@ashlandmass.com

Virtual – Bestselling Authors: Lynne Reeves In Conversation With Lisa Genova *For Adults

Ashland Public Library 66 Front Street, Ashland, MA

Author Lynne Reeves will discuss her latest book, Dangers of an Ordinary Night, in conversation with bestselling author Lisa Genova, via Zoom. About The Author: Lynne Reeves (Griffin) is an internationally recognized family counselor, public speaker, teacher and writer of fiction and non-fiction. Her work has appeared in Parents, Psychology Today, Solstice Literary Magazine, Chautauqua Journal, Craft Literary, Fiction Writers Review, Brain, Child and more. [...]

Virtual: Jeff Zentner Talk *for TEENS

Ashland Public Library 66 Front Street, Ashland, MA

Register now to attend a Zoom talk with award-winning novelist Jeff Zentner! Want to read his books before the program? You can check-out the physical books from the Library, or read/listen to them online with Libby Jeff Zentner is the author of New York Times Notable Book The Serpent King, Goodbye Days, and Rayne & [...]

Virtual – Women, Agency and Sex Positivity in Fantasy, featuring Scarlett St. Clair! *For Adults

Ashland Public Library 66 Front Street, Ashland, MA

You know how we love book birthdays, right? Scarlett's new book, King of Battle and Blood is coming into the world on November 30th and we need to discuss! It is an epic fantasy novel filled with danger, darkness, and insatiable romance. And, Scarlett is the perfect person to talk about women, agency, and sex-positivity [...]

Virtual Author/Illustrator Visit: Peter Sís

Ashland Public Library 66 Front Street, Ashland, MA

Join us for a conversation with celebrated author and illustrator Peter Sís. Peter's art is featured in the Friends of the Ashland Library's Children's Illustrators Auction and we are so looking forward to hearing from him in person! The recipient of numerous awards, Peter Sís is, among other things, a seven-time winner of The New York Times [...]

Online Children’s Illustrators Auction

Ashland Public Library 66 Front Street, Ashland, MA

The Friends of the Ashland Public Library are thrilled to announce their Fall/Winter fundraiser! It's an online Children's Illustrators Auction with art and book donations from nearly fifty amazing, beloved, and talented illustrators from around the country (and a few from around the world). We hope you will find something that captures your attention and [...]

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Virtual – Anime Club *for Teens

Ashland Public Library 66 Front Street, Ashland, MA

T(w)een Anime Club - watch anime, read manga, cosplay, learn about Japanese culture and more! Looking for a place to watch anime with your friends? Well, look no further! Come in to re-watch your favorites or catch something new. Email me at hfriedman@ashlandmass.com to request a specific show. Please note that Anime Club is for grades 6th-12th [...]