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Shadow Puppet Performance of the Hare and the Tortise at the ACL on Sunday, December 17th at 3:30 pm

Please join the the ACL‘s “EveryBody Signs” group for a shadow show in American Sign Language and English!  We will present “The Hare and the Tortoise” on Sunday December 17 at 3:30 pm at the Auburndale Community Library.

All are welcome!

​Beautiful hand-made shadow puppets–see the classic story in both English and ASL this Sunday at the ACL
Questions about our group or the performance: Rebecca Bella Wangh rebeccabella@gmail.com.

Year-End Donations To Support the ACL: Read, Share, Grow…In The Heart of Our Community 

Each holiday season, we receive queries from our patrons about charitable giving to the ACL—people love to show their ACLlove this time of year!  Of course, the answer is a resounding “yes”—we happily accept donations.  We have our 501(c)3 non-profit designation and donations to the ACL are tax deductible to the extent of the law.  

If you would like to remember the ACL in your holiday giving, donations may be securely made online here or you may mail donations to:

The ACL Fund

 
We are so grateful for your support!  Thank you!!

 

Saturday January 7 – Library Closing at Noon

The library follows the lead of the City of Newton/Newton Public Schools with closings during inclement weather.

Stay warm and safe everyone-and read a book!

ACL’s Cookbook Book Club/Potluck: Jerusalem on Wednesday, January 13th at 6:30 pm

Do you like to cook and read?   Come do both, at the first cookbook book club meeting at the Auburndale Community Library on Wednesday, January 13th at 6:30 pm.  We’ll share a potluck meal and conversation, all from the cookbook Jerusalem, by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi.  We’ll also look at other cookbook selections – we hope to make this a recurring event!

Here’s how our ACL Cookbook Club works:

  • You chose a recipe from the cookbook.  (We’ll have a non-circulating copy of Jerusalem at the front desk–you can take a photo or request a photocopy of the recipe you would like to prepare.)
  • Sign up at the circulation desk or using our online signup form.  This way we will ensure we don’t have duplicate dishes.
  • Make your dish at home and bring it to the ACL on Wednesday January 13th at 6:30 pm, ready to eat (we don’t have ability to reheat or refrigerate at the ACL).

Questions?  Contact Susan Katcher at sgkatcher@gmail.com or 617-599-8291

Many Thanks to Our December ACL Shift Volunteers

These volunteers donated their time and talents at the ACL over the month of December.  Next time you see one of them around town, give them a big ol’ hearty THANKS!

AnnaMaria Abernathy, Debbie Bowen, Johanne Campbell, Susan Cassidy, Nancy Caulfield, Rick Charnes, Ellen Chu, Barb Day, Joanne Dixon, Carol Gladden, Barry Goldstein, Dana Hanson, Jane Hobbs, Lenna Kutner, Janet Linder, Natalie Lurie, Nancy Mazur, Carie Michael, Fran Newton, Liz Noon, Maria Pellegrine, Robyn Phillips, Nancy Price, Suzanne Sax, Ned Schofield, Lynn Slobodin, Martha Sweet, Pam Sway, Alla Webster, Christopher Weinmann, Russ Wiggin, Linda Winslow

Looking for a neighborly community-based volunteer activity in the new year?  We’d love to bolster our Auburndale Community Library volunteer ranks.  Here’s how it works:you sign up for a shift when it’s convenient for you (maybe once or twice a month) and you help keep our little library going strong!  Contact danakhanson@gmail.com for the link for volunteer signups and we’ll train you on the job–it’s an easy peasy gig.

 

Many Thanks to Our February ACL Shift Volunteers

These volunteers donated their time and talents at the ACL over the month of February.  Next time you see one of them around town, give them a big ol’ hearty THANKS!

AnnaMaria Abernathy, Debbie Bowen, Johanne Campbell, Nancy Caulfield, Ellen Chu, Sylvia Cui, Barb Day, Joanne Dixon, Carol Gladden, Barry Goldstein, Dana Hanson, Jane Hobbs, Cecelia Kwartler, Janet Linder, Natalie Lurie, Nancy Mazur, Louise McCarthy, Pam McVey, Liz Miller, Deb Moore, Liz Noon, Robyn Phillips, Ned Schofield, Junko Shibuya, Lynn Slobodin, Paula Spies, Ed Sugrue, Martha Sweet, Christopher Weinmann, Russ Wiggin, Linda Winslow

Feeling a bit of winter cabin fever?  Looking for a neighborly community-based volunteer activity?  We’d love to bolster our Auburndale Community Library volunteer ranks.  Here’s how it works: you sign up for a shift when it’s convenient for you (maybe once or twice a month) and you help keep our little library going strong!  Contact danakhanson@gmail.com for the link for volunteer signups and we’ll train you on the job–it’s an easy peasy gig.

Newton Nomadic Theater Re-TURNS…”Turn of the Screw” at the ACL on Saturday, Feb 21 and Sunday, Feb 22 

The Newton Nomadic Theater is coming back to Auburndale Community Library with its next production. “Turn of the Screw”, an eerie ghost story based on a Henry James story, will feature two fabulous Boston actors – Marge Dunn and Billy Meleady. The play will open up the road at Gregorian Rugs on Feb 13, 14 and then move to the Auburndale Community Library on Feb 21, 22. For more info and tickets ($20) go toHttp://NewtonNomadicTheater.org//turn-of-the-screw

Join us at the ACL for a wonderful evening of theater!