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Bullet Journal Workshop: Saturday, May 4 at 10:30 am

They call it the “analog solution for the digital age”…it can be crafty and fancy or minimalist and straightforward. Make it your own tool for productivity! Local BuJo ‘expert’ Celia Kwartler and aspiring BuJo wannabes will share, chat, discuss, and provide support for the converted or the curious. You literally just need a notebook and a pen. Join us!!!

We’ve had two meetings so far and are looking forward to meeting again–newcomers welcome and encouraged to join us!

For total newbies, check out Ryder Carroll’s intro video here: And here’s a website with more info: (Or you can go on Pinterest and see a million swoon-worthy fancy examples!)

Save the date for our ACL 10th Anniversary

Can you believe it’s been 10 years??  Details coming soon, but you won’t want to miss our community celebration!
~ Sunday, June 9th from 2 – 4 pm ~

These wee ones who helped save the library back in the day are now in high school…!

Riverside Presentations, April 23rd & April 30th

There will be additional presentations on the proposed Riverside project on April 23rd and April 30th.
  • April 23rd, presentation by the Lower Falls Improvement Association, 7:00 PM, Newton Free Library
  • April 30th, Final Riverside Visioning meeting, Williams School.

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Movie Showing Tuesday, April 23 at 3 pm: Despicable Me 3

Tuesday afternoon movies are back at the ACL! Come gather in our cozy space to watch movies on our big screen! The ACL will be showing movies on the SECOND and FOURTH Tuesday of every month. Hope to see you there!

On Tuesday, April 23rd we’ll be screening Despicable Me 3.

Yoga by the Books

Join Johanne for Yoga at the library on Fridays at 9AM!

Save The Date & Sign Up Now: Newton PorchFest Saturday, June 1

Sign-ups for Newton PorchFest, scheduled for Saturday, June 1st (raindate June 2nd) are now open.   Last year was the inaugural year for Newton PorchFest, with 60+ bands playing all over Auburndale.  For this year, we’re expanding to also include Lower Falls and Waban.

For those of you who aren’t familiar with PorchFest, it’s a wonderful afternoon of music performed outside of people’s homes, held in 100+ cities across the country.   Here’s how you can participate:
  • Host:  Sign up to host a band on your porch, lawn or driveway.
  • Play:  Are you a singer-songwriter, part of a jazz quartet, or rock out?  All forms of musical talent, all ages are welcome!
  • Volunteer:  We’d love the help!
  • Donate:   Newton PorchFest is funded entirely by donations.  Any and all donations are welcome.
For more information and to signup, see

Newton Serves at the ACL: Call for Volunteers — Sunday April 28

We will be gardening at the Auburndale Community Library again this year on Newton Serves from 12 noon until 3:30 PM.  We hope we’ll have many hearty volunteers join us to help spread compost, clean beds, and plant spring flowers, also visit with other gardeners and have some fun.  It is important to sign up on-line at the NewtonSERVES website in order to get on the list for a souvenir 2019 NewtonSERVES T SHIRT.

Alla Webster & Liz Noon, project managers
NewtonSERVES 2019
Auburndale Community Library
375 Auburn Street, Auburndale MA

Please remember that we garden all spring and summer, and would really appreciate your help in making the ACL grounds really beautiful this year.