Category Archives: happenings at the library

Calling ALL Needlefolk…”Newton Needlers”: Saturday, October 21st 10:30 – noon

Newton Needlers is open to all knitters, crocheters, cross stitchers, quilters, needle pointers and fabric or conversation aficionados.  (You’ll recognize lots of familiar ACLfaces from our group formerly known as ACL Drop-In Knitters.)
Newton Needlers (formerly Drop-In Knitting at the ACL)
1st, 3rd and (occasionally) 5th Saturdays of every month
10:30-12:00 pm

Chinese Storytime at the ACL Sunday, October 15 & 22 at 9:30 am

Chinese Storytime is organized by a group of moms who are native Chinese speakers and live in Newton and the surrounding towns.  The goal is to promote children’s interests in reading and speaking Chinese, and most of all, to have some fun!  

Stories, rhymes and songs are suitable for children ages 2-5.  The storytime usually lasts 60 minutes including story time and a kids craft session.

Chinese Story Time

Sunday mornings at 9:30 am

Upcoming dates: Oct 15, Oct 22

Questions about the story time? Contact Jenny at jennyyongjiang@gmail.com.

 

Project Update Meeting: Crescent Street Housing & Reverend Ford Playground Expansion Project

Community News 

Tuesday, Sept 26th 6:30 – 8:30 pm at the ACL

At this meeting, the design team will update the community on the project design on the park and housing. There will be schematic design concepts for public viewing and comment. The Project Team will consider all feedback to move forward on a single path for the Site Plan Approval Process.

Visit the project webpage:

http://www.newtonma.gov/gov/planning/hcd/crescent_street.asp

Questions? Comments?

CrescentStreet@NewtonMA.gov

Calling ALL Needlefolk…”Newton Needlers”: Saturday, September 30th 10:30 – noon

Newton Needlers is open to all knitters, crocheters, cross stitchers, quilters, needle pointers and fabric or conversation aficionados.  (You’ll recognize lots of familiar ACL faces from our group formerly known as ACL Drop-In Knitters.)
Newton Needlers (formerly Drop-In Knitting at the ACL)
1st, 3rd and (occasionally) 5th Saturdays of every month
10:30-12:00 pm
Upcoming dates Sept 16 and Sept 30

Story Time! Tuesdays at 10:30am

This past Tuesday we made our annual Story Time Hand Tree, read lots of books about what hands can do, sang songs, and had a great time!

Join us this coming Tuesday at 10:30 am for apple stories and art.

ASL at the ACL for Kids Course Begins Sunday at 3:30 pm

 

Everybody Signs presents ASL at the ACL for kids!  

Sundays 3:30 – 4:30 Sept 17 – Dec 17
Each class will include greetings and conversation, story time and art project, all in American Sign Language.  $120 suggested donation for the course series (to cover art supplies).
For more information, contact Rebecca Wangh at rebeccabella@gmail.com

Chinese Storytime Returns to the ACL

Chinese Storytime is organized by a group of moms who are native Chinese speakers and live in Newton and the surrounding towns.  The goal is to promote children’s interests in reading and speaking Chinese, and most of all, to have some fun!

Stories, rhymes and songs are suitable for children ages 2-5.  The storytime usually lasts 60 minutes including story time and a kids craft session.

Chinese Story Time

Sunday mornings at 9:30 am

Upcoming dates: Sept 17, Oct 15, Oct 22

Questions about the story time? Contact Jenny at jennyyongjiang@gmail.com.