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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com
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!
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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
It’s been a year since we re-opened for in-person services. We are delighted to welcome everyone, still masked, back into the Library. As more volunteers sign up to help out, we have been gradually increasing our hours. Currently, we are open on: Tuesdays 10am-12pm, Wednesdays 2-4pm, Thursdays 4-8pm, and Saturdays 10am-3pm. As in years past,… Continue reading Opening and closing hours