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Adult/Teen Valentine Papercrafting Class–Saturday, January 24th 10:30 am – noon

(Advance Registration Required)

Learn how to make 3 different treat holders for Valentine’s Day.  These treat favors would be perfect for giving out in the classroom, at the office or to your friends.  Show your kids, coworkers and friends some love this Valentine’s Day.  Valentine’s Day isn’t just about romantic love… it’s about making those around you feel loved.

 


Make three different adorable Valentine treat holders!

Who: Adults or Teens (ages 14 & up)

When: Saturday, January 24th 10:30 am – noon

Cost: $5 for supplies and candy (payable at registration)

Pre-registration is required by January 22nd

Class size will be limited to 12

No drop-in participation will be available
            Please bring a pair of your favorite paper cutting scissors (we will have a few pairs on hand to share).

Email us to register: activities@auburndalelibrary.org

 

This class will be taught by new Auburndale resident Brenda Quintana who has been teaching and designing papercrafts for nine years and is an avid blogger.  Her work has been published in papercrafting magazines in store and online.  Her designs can be seen at QbeesQuest.com

Many Thanks to Our December ACL Shift Volunteers

These volunteers donated their time and talents at the ACL over the month of December.  Next time you see one of them around town, give them a big ol’ hearty THANKS!

Debbie Bowen, Johanne Campbell, Susan Cassidy, Nancy Caulfield, Cindy Chew, Ellen Chu, Sylvia Cui,Barb Day, Joanne Dixon, Carol Gladden, Diana Fisher Gomberg, Laurie Friedell, Barry Goldstein, Dana Hanson, Jane Hobbs, Lenna Kutner, Cecelia Kwartler, Janet Linder, Natalie Lurie, Nancy Mazur, Liz Miller,Deb Moore, Liz Noon, Robyn PhillipsNancy Price, Ned Schofield, Lynn Slobodin, Paula Spies, Ed Sugrue, Martha Sweet, Beth Tierney, Russ Wiggin, Linda Winslow

Looking for a neighborly community-based volunteer activity this winter?  We’d love to bolster our Auburndale Community Library volunteer ranks.  Here’s how it works: you sign up for a shift when it’s convenient for you (maybe once or twice a month) and you help keep our little library going strong!  Contact danakhanson@gmail.com for the link for volunteer signups and we’ll train you on the job–it’s an easy peasy gig.

Mayor’s Holiday Food Drive…Thank You For Your Donations

Our ACL patrons gave generously to the Mayor’s Holiday Food Drive.  Thank you so much!  Our volunteer delegation delivered and sorted the goodies at City Hall on New Year’s Eve day.  Many thanks to: Elise Brenner, the Burba family, the McCarthy family, the Mehrotra Family, and Doris Ann Sweet for representing the ACL.

ACL volunteers ringing in the New Year helping with the Food Drive

At the Waban Library Center: Hank Phillippi Ryan Author Talk December 17th at 7:30 pm

Our “sister” community library, the Waban Library Center, will have an author talk event on Wednesday, December 17th.
Come hear Hank Phillippi

Ryan, the on-air investigative reporter for Boston’s NBS affiliate and Newton resident, speak aboutTruth Be Told, part of the Jane Ryland series. The book is a Library Journal BEST BOOK OF 2014,Library Journal Editor’s Pick and RT Book Reviews Top Pick, with starred reviews from Booklist and from Library Journal, which raves, “Drop everything and binge read!”

A $10 suggested donation helps the Waban Library Center stay open.  The Waban Library Center is loca

Year-End Charitable Giving to the ACL

Each holiday season, we receive queries from our patrons about charitable giving to the ACL—people love to show their ACL love this time of year!  Of course, the answer is a resounding “yes”—we happily accept donations.  We have our 501(c)3 non-profit designation and donations to the ACL are tax deductible to the extent of the law.

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The Auburndale Community Library

If you would like to remember the ACL in your holiday giving, please hand-deliver your donation to our volunteers at the circulation desk or mail it to us:

Year-End Charitable Donations:
Auburndale Community Library

Attn: Johanne Campbell, Treasurer
375 Auburn Street
Auburndale, MA 02466
It is helpful to us if you print out and attach this form to your donation, but we can usually piece information together from your check even without this extra step.  We are funded 100% by donations and it is so important to us to have community-based support from our neighborhood patrons in addition to our wonderful corporate sponsors.  Thank you in advance for your continued generosity and support of the Auburndale Community Library.

 

Many Thanks to Our November ACL Shift Volunteers

These volunteers donated their time and talents at the ACL over the month of November.  Next time you see one of them around town, give them a big ol’ hearty THANKS!

AnnaMaria Abernathy, Debbie Bowen, Johanne Campbell, Susan Cassidy, Nancy Caulfield, Cindy Chew, Ellen Chu, Sylvia Cui, Barb Day, Joanne Dixon, Carol Gladden, Diana Fisher Gomberg, Laurie Friedell, Barry Goldstein, Dana Hanson, Rosemary Hinteregger, Jane Hobbs, Marilyn Kriby, Lenna Kutner, Janet Linder,Natalie Lurie, Louise McCarthy, Nancy Mazur, Liz Miller, Deb Moore, Liz Noon, Robyn Phillips, Gaby Povolotsky, Nancy Price, Suzanne Sax, Junko Shibuya, Lynn Slobodin, Paula Spies, Ed Sugrue, Martha Sweet, Alla Webster, Linda Winslow

Looking for a neighborly community-based volunteer activity this winter?  We’d love to bolster our Auburndale Community Library volunteer ranks.  Here’s how it works: you sign up for a shift when it’s convenient for you (maybe once or twice a month) and you help keep our little library going strong!  Contact danakhanson@gmail.com for the link for volunteer signups and we’ll train you on the job–it’s an easy peasy gig.

Knit-A-Long Club Saturday December 13th from 10:30 – 11:45 am

Why stop with just the kiddie crafts when we can also have KNITTING on the same day?


Our ACL Knitters…join us and learn how to knit!

Knitting guru Judy Castaldi will be on hand to help knitters with projects, troubleshoot, or even teach you how to knit from scratch.  Anyone who enjoys knitting or would like to learn how to knit is welcome to come.  All ages and skill levels are welcome.