Category Archives: happenings at the library

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.

Tuesday, March 26 at 3 pm: Peter Rabbit Movie

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!

FREE Children’s Dance Classes at the ACL Tuesday March 26 & Tuesday April 23 at 10:30 am

Everyone welcome!

Speed Cubing Saturday, March 23 at 11:30 am

Have you ever wanted to learn how to solve a Rubik’s cube?  Or maybe you can solve it, but want to meet like-minded folks that are into speed cubing?  Join 9th grader Tim Kwartler and his Mom, Cecelia Kwartler, as they teach and inspire all ages of cubers on Saturday March 23rd 11:30am – 1:00pm at the Auburndale Community Library.  Kids and adults welcome.

The ACL Book Club Returns: Saturday April 27th Secrets in a House Divided

Please join us on Saturday, April 27th at 3:30 for the next meeting of the Auburndale Community Library Book Club.

We will be reading Secrets in a House Divided, A Novel of Civil War Richmond, by local author Clara Silverstein. Clara will join us for our discussion.

Copies available at the library.