Although the City of Newton has dropped their indoor mask mandate for public spaces, we will continue to require masks for our volunteers and patrons inside the library. Many of our visitors are under 5 and not yet eligible for vaccination, and we want to keep the library as a safe space for them as… Continue reading Masks at the library
One of the ACL’s most long-standing sponsors, The Village Bank, is once again sponsoring its Holiday Gift Drive.To make the holidays brighter for local children, the City of Newton and The Village Bank have once again partnered to sponsor the annual Holiday Gift Drive. This year’s drive marks the 12th consecutive collaboration between the City… Continue reading Our Corporate Sponsor: The Village Bank’s Annual Holiday Gift Drive Through December 16
Join Johanne for Yoga at the library on Fridays at 9AM! Click here to sign up.
Just a reminder as you turn your attention to holiday shopping, that if you purchase anything from Amazon, if you start at the link smile.amazon.com and choose the ACL as the charity you’d like to support, 0.5% of your purchase price will be donated to the library.
What a tremendous summer we’ve had at the ACL! Many thanks to all of our volunteers for their hard work to keep us going strong–it’s now time for them to enjoy a little break themselves. As in years past, we will close at the end of our shift this coming Thursday 8/17/16 for the final… Continue reading Late Summer Schedule–Closing After Thursday 8/17 through Labor Day
The ACL has always been a big fan of Rove the Cove, and this year we’re even MORE excited about it because the Auburndale Community Association will donate all profits from the event to the ACL. So, lace up those shoes and start your training regimens. Details on registration forthcoming, but save the date for… Continue reading Save the Date: Rove the Cove Saturday June 20th–Profits to Benefit the ACL
This community could not be what it is without you. Thank you to our perennial sponsors, The Village Bank and Lasell University. Thanks to Professor Grace Enriquez of Lesley University for her donation of children’s and young adult books. We are so grateful to Anna-Maria Abernathy, Charlotte Anderson, Margaret Braccio, Maria Bueche, Dan Burdeno, Jill… Continue reading We Can’t Do it Without YOU!
Thank you to everyone who has already donated to the ACL Fund! Together we raised close to $6,500 which will help cover our expenses including book and supply acquisitions, occupancy fee to the City of Newton, and accounting and insurance fees. A very special thank you to Gavin and Marc Moynihan (photo left) and Danica… Continue reading Fundraising Shout Out
ACL Book Group – First Wednesday of the Month, 7:30pm Want to join a book club? Email email@example.com for more details and to be added to the email list for updates. Next meeting is Wednesday September 6. Recent books that were read include West With Giraffes, The Midnight Library, The Personal Librarian, Catch The Rabbit… Continue reading Reminder: recurring activities
Our Family Game and Craft Day during December vacation week was extremely popular, as was our recent Valentine making extravaganza and Teen/Tween Boba Craft Activity. Many thanks to Janet Linder, and her niece, Jen Moore, for organizing these! If you would like to organize and lead an activity or if you have an older, self-motivated… Continue reading Activities for all!
Oliver, the golden retriever is coming back to the ACL on Wednesday, March22, from 4:00pm-5:45pm. There are five 15-minute slots available. Sign up now by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Many thanks to all our patrons, donors and volunteers for your ongoing support. This community exists because of you. Thank you to our perennial sponsors, The Village Bank and Lasell University. Special thanks to Gravestar for their generous year-end donation. Deepest gratitude to Anna-Maria Abernathy, Charlotte Anderson, Monica Barudin, Margaret Braccio, Maria Bueche, Jill Butler,… Continue reading Thank you to our February volunteers!
Yoga at the ACL on Mondays, 9-10 AM. Pre-registration is required; you can sign up here. There is no charge for yoga, but donations to the library are welcome and appreciated.
The library will be closed from August 21 through September 5 for our end-of-summer hiatus. So drop by before then to check out lots of books! And don’t bother returning them until we reopen on Tuesday September 6. (How’s that for a good way to beat the heat??!)
If you are open to some light volunteering during the summer months, we currently could use a few more Piano Pals to help cover/ uncover our outdoor piano to protect it from rain. Please email Chris Weinmann at: email@example.com to sign up and for more details. Teen Volunteers: We greatly appreciate the enthusiasm and desire… Continue reading Volunteering at the Library
The ACL was thrilled to once again partner with Newton Porchfest to be a venue for some verytalented musicians in June. However, the musical fun does not need to end since we are now the host site for an Artful Piano titled Khione, painted by artist Rachel Morrissey. Come play a tune or just sit… Continue reading Outdoor Fun