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Monday, July 1All DayDr. Martin T. Feldman Children's RoomLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Tween Book Boxes: Registration Opens!

Tweens, ages 9-12, can register for a book box beginning on July 1! In your book box, you will get a library book picked out just for you and a few treats that connect to the month's theme for you to keep. :) Each month is a brand new theme! July's theme is: Beyond the Sea.…Learn More

Monday, July 19:00—9:15 AMLibraryLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Teen Summer Book Boxes- A Day at the Beach Regristrations Starts

Looking for the perect book for the beach this summer?We have you covered. Sign up for your Teen Summer book boxes. From the questions here we will pick out the book just for you.  In the box you will get your surprise book and some other fun stuff!Registration is open to teens 7th-12th grade!You have until the 22nd to sign up.…Learn More

Monday, July 110:00—11:15 AMChildren's Program Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Orchid Sculpting Workshop with The New England Botanic Garden at Tower Hill!

Orchid Sculpting Workshop with The New England Botanic Garden at Tower Hill!Kids ages 8-13 are invited to join us on Monday, July 1 from 10am-11:15am for an Orchid Sculpting Workshop with Holly Miller, Manager of Youth Education from Tower Hill. Participants will learn about the parts of an orchid, learn about the types of clay tools being used, and will learn the basics of working with air-dry clay as they sculpt their own orchids and pollinators.…Learn More

Monday, July 12:00—3:30 PMChildren's Program Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Drop In Buttons, Magnets and Key Chains!

Drop In Buttons, Magnets and Key Chains!Buttons are back by popular demand! Children and families can drop by the Dr. Martin T. Feldman Children's Room on Monday, July 1 from 2-3:30 pm to make their own buttons that can be pinned onto your shirt or backpack. We can also make magnets and keychains.…Learn More

Monday, July 14:00—5:00 PMCormier Center for Young AdultsLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

SWAGLY North

Join a welcoming, teen-lead, group! We celebrate LGBTQIA+ identities, discuss queer issues, support each other, and have fun! All folks in grades 7-12 are welcome.  We will always have snacks :)

Monday, July 17:00—8:00 PMVirtual ProgramLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Leominster Meditation Group-VIRTUAL

Leominster  Meditation Group-VIRTUALTonight's meeting has been changed to a Virtual meeting at the request of the presenterThe Monday Meditation Group meets in person at the Library on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month. The group meets online the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month. Check the calendar for Monday holidays when the Library is closed.…Learn More
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Tuesday, July 210:00—11:00 AMLarge Historical Conference Room 2nd FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

English Conversation Class

English Conversation ClassClick here to registerWant to practice your English Conversation skills? Join the Literacy Volunteers of the Montachusett Region for a series of English Language Conversation Classes. Classes will meet every Tuesday  from 10AM-11AM and will run through August 27th.…Learn More

Tuesday, July 211:00 AM—12:00 PMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Make & Take Natural Fairy Houses with Mary Jo Maichack!

Make & Take Natural Fairy Houses with Mary Jo Maichack! Children ages 5-13 are invited to join Mary Jo Maichack on Tuesday, July 2 at 11am for a Natural Fairy House Make & Take. Participants will enjoy a fun time crafting their very own fairy house, complete with furniture, using sticks, pinecones, moss, bark, and more.…Learn More

Tuesday, July 23:00—4:00 PMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

3-D Printing and 3-D Doodler Pen Exploration with Toys In Box!

3-D Printing and 3-D Doodler Pen Exploration with Toys In Box!Kids ages 8-13, are invited to join us as Toys In Box Associates introduce us to the world of 3-D printing! Participants will learn how 3-D printers work. Then participants will use a Makerbot 3-D printer to create a multi-colored 3-D object to take home such as a BB-8 robot! They will also get to try out 3-D Doodler pens.…Learn More

Tuesday, July 26:00—8:00 PMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Alzheimer and Dementia Caregivers Support Group

A place for caregivers, family, and friends of persons with dementia to meet and develop a support system. Everyone is welcome. Join us and connect with other caregivers who understand. No Registration required. For more information please contact ALZcaregivers@gmail.…Learn More
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Wednesday, July 3All DayLibraryLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Take & Make: Craft Kits for Grownups!

Take & Make: Craft Kits for Grownups!Ready to get creative? The Leominster Public Library is offering free monthly craft kits for adults! Our take & make projects are simple, relaxing crafts suited to any skill level. How to get your kit:Call the library starting @ 9:00 AM on Wednesday, July 3rd to reserve your craft.…Learn More

Wednesday, July 310:00—11:00 AMChildren's Program Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Mini Book Story and Craft Time!

Mini Book Story and Craft Time!Children ages 6-10 can join us on Wednesday, July 3 at 10 am to listen to the story The Little Book of the Little Brontes by Sara O'Leary, which is about the famous writers when they were children making little books to entertain each other. Then, we'll make some little books of our own.…Learn More

Wednesday, July 32:00—3:00 PMChildren's Program Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Tween CRAFTernoon: Bingo Dauber Mandala Art!

Tweens, ages 10-13, are welcome to join us for a fun crafternoon on Wednesday, July 3 at 2pm where we will be making bingo dauber mandalas!Using paint daubers, tweens will create a colorful design. Then, they will use sharpies to make intricate patterns.…Learn More
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Thursday, July 4Library Closed

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Friday, July 510:00—10:45 AMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Explore and Play for 1-3 Year Olds!

Children ages 1-3 and their caregivers are invited to join us on Friday, July 5 at 10am for Explore and Play. During this casual, self-directed program, children will have the chance to interact with each other and their caregivers through hands-on play and activities.…Learn More
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Saturday, July 610:00 AM—12:00 PMLocal History and Genealogy RoomLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Genealogy Help Session

Genealogy Help at the Leominster Public Library This program is offered in partnership with the Central Massachusetts Genealogical Society. 10am—noon in the Local History Room At least one representative of the Central Massachusetts Genealogical Society, based in Gardner, will be available to assist genealogists of any level of ability during the monthly sessions.…Learn More
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Sunday, July 7Library Closed

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Monday, July 8All DayLibraryLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Community Read Books are available!

Community Read Books are available!This year's Community Read book is A Woman of no Importance: the Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II, by Sonia Purnell. If you would like a copy of the book please request one at the Library's Information Desk, or contact Ann Finch at 978-534-7522 or afinch@leominster-ma.…Learn More

Monday, July 810:00—11:00 AMChildren's Program Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Thaumatropes with Art Educator Linnea Romhanyi!

Kids ages 8-13 are invited to join us on Monday, July 8 at 10am to create Thaumatropes! A thaumatrope "is an optical illusion based on combining two images with movement. It was invented in 1826 by the English physician J. A. Paris. " Participants will also learn about the science behind the optical illusion.…Learn More

Monday, July 810:00 AM—12:15 PMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Nature Investigators: Exploring the Natural World Around You!

Kids ages 8-13 are invited to join us for a 6 class series of environmental education classes with Environmental Educator/Naturalist, Laurie Nehring. Each week, participants will build upon the knowledge and skills they have learned from the previous week(s) to become more knowledgeable about their environment, active stewards in the environment, and comfortable and at ease in the natural world around them.…Learn More

Monday, July 83:00—4:00 PMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Caravan Puppets Presents: Read, Renew, Repeat!

Caravan Puppets Presents: Read, Renew, Repeat!Join us on Monday, July 8 at 3pm as Caravan Puppets presents Read, Renew, Repeat! This highly interactive puppet show celebrates how we learn (“Read, Renew”) and shows the importance of enjoying taking the time to get things right ("Repeat!") by telling the classic stories of The Three Pigs, Three Billy Goats Gruff and The Three Wishes.…Learn More

Monday, July 84:00—5:00 PMCormier Center for Young AdultsLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

SWAGLY North

Join a welcoming, teen-lead, group! We celebrate LGBTQIA+ identities, discuss queer issues, support each other, and have fun! All folks in grades 7-12 are welcome.  We will always have snacks :)

Monday, July 87:00—8:00 PMVirtual ProgramLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

CANCELED - Leominster Meditiation Group-Virtual Meetup

Leominster Meditiation Group-Virtual MeetupThe Monday Meditation Group meets in person at the Library on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month. The group meets online the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month. Check the calendar for Monday holidays when the Library is closed. Meetings are sometimes held online for those dates.…Learn More
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Tuesday, July 910:00 AM—12:15 PMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Nature Investigators: Exploring the Natural World Around You!

Kids ages 8-13 are invited to join us for a 6 class series of environmental education classes with Environmental Educator/Naturalist, Laurie Nehring. Each week, participants will build upon the knowledge and skills they have learned from the previous week(s) to become more knowledgeable about their environment, active stewards in the environment, and comfortable and at ease in the natural world around them.…Learn More

Tuesday, July 910:00—11:00 AMLarge Historical Conference Room 2nd FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

English Conversation Class

English Conversation ClassClick here to registerWant to practice your English Conversation skills? Join the Literacy Volunteers of the Montachusett Region for a series of English Language Conversation Classes. Classes will meet every Tuesday  from 10AM-11AM and will run through August 27th.…Learn More

Tuesday, July 92:00—2:45 PMLarge Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Drum Circle Fun with Professional Drummer and Educator, Matt Steinberg!

Drum Circle Fun with Professional Drummer and Educator, Matt Steinberg!Children ages 8-10 are invited to join professional drummer and educator, Matt Steinberg for some drum circle fun on Tuesday, July 9 at 2pm! Children will learn to play rhythmic patterns in a group setting, play drumming games, and express themselves through an instrument.…Learn More

Tuesday, July 93:00—3:45 PMLarge Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Drum Circle Fun with Professional Drummer and Educator, Matt Steinberg!

Drum Circle Fun with Professional Drummer and Educator, Matt Steinberg!Children ages 8-10 are invited to join professional drummer and educator, Matt Steinberg for some drum circle fun on Tuesday, July 9 at 3pm! Children will learn to play rhythmic patterns in a group setting, play drumming games, and express themselves through an instrument.…Learn More
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Wednesday, July 1010:00—11:00 AMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Teddy Bear Picnic!

Teddy Bear Picnic!Join us on Wednesday, July 10 at 10am for a Teddy Bear Picnic! Each child can bring their teddy bear or favorite stuffed animal and a snack to enjoy a Teddy Bear Picnic with their family! Children will listen to bear stories, play a bear freeze game, and will get a popsicle to take home with them.…Learn More

Wednesday, July 101:00—2:00 PMChildren's Program Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Pressed Flower and Nature Sun Catchers with The Burncoat Center for Arts & Wellness!

Children, ages 8-13, are invited to join us on Wednesday, July 10 at 1pm to make pressed flower and nature sun catchers with The Burncoat Center for Arts and Wellness! Children in this class will create pressed flower / nature suncatchers with found nature, crayon shavings, an iron, and popsicle sticks.…Learn More

Wednesday, July 106:00—8:00 PMCormier Center for Young AdultsLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Teen Movie Night- Gran Turismo

Join us for the monthy Teen Movie Night in the Cormier Center.  This month we are watching Gran Turismo.  Snacks and drinks will be provided. This program is for 7th- 12th grade, no registration is required. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Leominster Public Library.…Learn More
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Thursday, July 1110:00—11:00 AMChildren's Program Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

POP-Up Story-time!

POP-Up Story-time!Children ages 3-7 and their caregiver can join us on Thursday, July 11 at 10am for a POP-Up story time! This is an interactive story time where children will get to use felt characters to put on our flannel board to help tell the stories as we read them!We will read the stories of Polar Bear Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? and Brown Bear Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Eric Carle.…Learn More

Thursday, July 1112:00—1:00 PMLarge Historical Conference Room 2nd FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Brown Bag Book Group: "Horse" by Geraldine Brooks

Brown Bag Book Group: "Horse" by Geraldine BrooksYou are invited to join us for our Brown Bag Book Discussion Group. Bring your lunch if you wish and the library will provide beverages. This is a drop-in program and no registration is necessary. Visit or call the library's Reference Desk at 978-534-7522 ext.…Learn More

Thursday, July 113:00—4:00 PMChildren's Program Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Reverse Charades and More!

Reverse Charades and More!Kids ages 8-12 who love games and teamwork can join us on Thursday, July 11 from 3-4 pm to play a variety of fun games in teams. We’ll start with Reverse Charades, where your entire team works together to act out a clue and one team member tries to guess what it is.…Learn More

Thursday, July 116:00—8:00 PMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

"Seascapes" Pastel Painting Workshop w/Greg Maichack- REGISTRATION FULL

"Seascapes" Pastel Painting Workshop w/Greg Maichack- REGISTRATION FULLREGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS FULL. Inspired by Winslow Homer’s painting “Summer Squall,” and “West Point, Prout’s Neck”. You will receive instruction in expressive pastel strokes, blending, slurring, and layering as we create the wave effect of spray, embedding pigment particles into the painting.…Learn More
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Friday, July 1210:00 AM—11:30 PMChildren's Program Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Drop In Craft: Post-It® Note Art and Mural!

Drop In Craft: Post-It® Note Art and Mural! Children ages 5-12  and their families are welcome to drop by the Dr. Martin T. Feldman Children's Room on Friday, July 12 between 10-11:30 am  to create a variety of works of art on Post-It® Notes. Participants will have the opportunity to use crayons, markers, colored pencils or pens, as well as scrapbook paper, glue, stickers and other art materials to create miniature works of art on 3" x 3" squares of colored paper.…Learn More
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Sunday, July 14Library Closed

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Monday, July 1510:00 AM—12:15 PMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Nature Investigators: Exploring the Natural World Around You!

Kids ages 8-13 are invited to join us for a 6 class series of environmental education classes with Environmental Educator/Naturalist, Laurie Nehring. Each week, participants will build upon the knowledge and skills they have learned from the previous week(s) to become more knowledgeable about their environment, active stewards in the environment, and comfortable and at ease in the natural world around them.…Learn More

Monday, July 153:00—4:00 PMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Li Liu Acrobat!

Li Liu Acrobat!Children and families can join us on Monday, July 15 at 3pm for Li Liu's Acrobat performance! Ms. Liu's performance includes hand balancing, plate spinning, trick cycling, foot juggling, ribbon dancing and Chinese water bowl manipulation. Ms. Liu has traveled extensively throughout Europe, Africa and Asia with The Liaoning Acrobatic Arts Troupe.…Learn More

Monday, July 154:00—5:00 PMCormier Center for Young AdultsLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

CANCELED - SWAGLY North

Join a welcoming, teen-lead, group! We celebrate LGBTQIA+ identities, discuss queer issues, support each other, and have fun! All folks in grades 7-12 are welcome.  We will always have snacks :)

Monday, July 156:30—8:15 PMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Family Movie Night: Moana

Family Movie Night: MoanaChildren and their families are welcome to join us on Monday, July 15 at 6:30pm for a movie night! Wear your pajamas, bring a pillow and a blanket, and enjoy some snacks as we watch Moana . Moana(PG: Peril, Brief Thematic Elements, Some Scary Images)"An adventurous teenager sails out on a daring mission to save her people.…Learn More

Monday, July 157:00—8:00 PMLarge Historical Conference Room 2nd FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Leominster Meditation Group-In Person

Leominster Meditation Group-In PersonThe Monday Meditation Group meets in person at the Library on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month. The group meets online the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month. Check the calendar for Monday holidays when the Library is closed. Meetings are sometimes held online for those dates.…Learn More
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Tuesday, July 1610:00—11:00 AMChildren's Program Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Shark Gobbies!

Shark Gobbies!Children ages 8-12 are invited to join us on Tuesday, July 16 at 10am to make a colorful 3. 5″ Bleau Shark Gobbie, using colored cords, and beads. When participants are finished assembling their Gobbie, they will add a crab-clip, and then it will be ready to ‘snap’ on their backpack or bag – and take it everywhere they go.…Learn More

Tuesday, July 1610:00—11:00 AMLarge Historical Conference Room 2nd FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

English Conversation Class

English Conversation ClassClick here to registerWant to practice your English Conversation skills? Join the Literacy Volunteers of the Montachusett Region for a series of English Language Conversation Classes. Classes will meet every Tuesday  from 10AM-11AM and will run through August 27th.…Learn More

Tuesday, July 162:00—3:30 PMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Jay Mankita's Playful Engineers presents: Artful Mechanisms!

Participants are invited to join Jay Mankita on Tuesday, February 20 from 2-3:30pm for a STEM-themed maker-skills workshop! Jay Mankita brings his traveling maker space and all materials for kids and families to build their own artful mechanisms - specifically, linkages and mechanical automata.…Learn More
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Wednesday, July 1710:00—11:00 AMChildren's Program Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Bird in a Garden Painting with Art Educator Simone Germain!

Bird in a Garden Painting with Art Educator Simone Germain!Children ages 8-13 are welcome to join Art Educator Simone Germain on Wednesday, July 17 at 10 am for a Bird in the Garden painting class. Participants will learn specific painting techniques as they create their artwork using acrylic paint on 12" x 18" paper.…Learn More

Wednesday, July 171:00—4:00 PMLarge Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Drop-in Game Afternoon for Grown-ups

Grown-ups ages 18 and up are invited to drop-in anytime between 1PM and 4PM for some board gaming fun! Feel free to bring your own games or to give ours a try. Bring a friend or meet some new ones! No registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Leominster Public Library.…Learn More

Wednesday, July 171:00—2:00 PMChildren's Program Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Garden Mosaics with The Burncoat Center for Arts & Wellness!

Children ages 8-13 are invited to join us on Wednesday, July 17 at 1pm to make garden mosaics with The Burncoat Center for Arts and Wellness! Children will create their own garden mosaic using concrete and adornments (glass, beads, tile, shells, etc. ) Once dry, they can put their mosaic in their garden or yard.…Learn More
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Thursday, July 1810:00—10:30 AMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Joys of Nature: Helping Endangered Species!

Children and their families are welcome to join us and Joy Marzolf on Thursday, July 18 at 10am for Joys of Nature: Helping Endangered Species!What is an endangered species? Why are many animals and their habitats disappearing? Learn about endangered species in the wild here in New England, and around the world, and what we can all do to help them.…Learn More

Thursday, July 1810:00—11:30 AMBarrett Park40 Barrett Pkwy, Leominster, MA, 01453

Pop Up Library - Barrett Park

Visit us on Thursday, July 12, from 10 am-11:30 am at Barrett Park! Stop by and check out a wide variety of books for all ages! If you don't have a library card yet, we'll be happy to register you. Simply bring your photo ID and something with your name and current mailing and residential address on it.…Learn More

Thursday, July 1811:00—11:30 AMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Joys of Nature: Helping Endangered Species!

Children and their families are welcome to join us and Joy Marzolf on Thursday, July 18 at 11am for Joys of Nature: Helping Endangered Species!What is an endangered species? Why are many animals and their habitats disappearing? Learn about endangered species in the wild here in New England, and around the world, and what we can all do to help them.…Learn More

Thursday, July 183:00—3:45 PMChildren's Program Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Cupcake Decorating Technique Workshop with Simply Sweet by Christine!

Cupcake Decorating Technique Workshop with Simply Sweet by Christine!Children ages 8-13 are invited to join us on Thursday, July 18 at 3pm to learn four different piping techniques for decorating cupcakes with Simply Sweet by Christine! Participants will also decorate their cupcakes with sprinkles and toppings that have a beach theme.…Learn More
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Friday, July 1910:00—11:30 AMChildren's Program Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Drop In Buttons, Magnets and Key Chains!

Drop In Buttons, Magnets and Key Chains!Children and families can drop by the Dr. Martin T. Feldman Children's Room on Friday, July 19 from 10-11:30 am to make their own buttons, magnets and keychains. We'll have designs to color or, if you prefer, you can create your own design or special message.…Learn More

Friday, July 192:00—2:45 PMLarge Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Meet & Greet a Local Therapy Dog!

Meet & Greet a Local Therapy Dog!Children and families from ages 5-12 can stop by the Dr. Martin T. Feldman Children's Room between 2:00 and 2:45 pm on Friday, July 19 to meet Angela Thomas and one of her certified therapy dogs, Archie or Calvin. Learn more about therapy dogs and take a photo with one of the pups, both of whom are English Labrador Retrievers.…Learn More
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Saturday, July 2010:00 AM—12:00 PMMain Hallway and Friends Book Sale RoomLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Stop by the Leominster Library on Saturday, July 20th between 10 am and 12 pm to shop our Saturday Book Sale. With hundreds of books, DVDs, CDs, and even puzzles there's something for everyone! We're now accepting Venmo, credit, & debit cards at our Saturday Sales! Just ask a Friend for assistance.…Learn More
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Sunday, July 21Library Closed

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Monday, July 2210:00—11:00 AMLarge Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Strega Mama: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie: The Kate & Bill Holloway Monthly Interactive Story-time!

Strega Mama: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie: The Kate & Bill Holloway Monthly Interactive Story-time! Children ages 3-6 and their caregivers are invited to join us on Monday, July 22 at 10am for story-time with Strega Mama! We'll read If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numerof, and after we'll play Who Stole the Cookie, learn an American Sign Language cookie chant, give a mouse a cookie, and more!No registration required.…Learn More

Monday, July 2210:00 AM—12:15 PMSmall Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Nature Investigators: Exploring the Natural World Around You!

Kids ages 8-13 are invited to join us for a 6 class series of environmental education classes with Environmental Educator/Naturalist, Laurie Nehring. Each week, participants will build upon the knowledge and skills they have learned from the previous week(s) to become more knowledgeable about their environment, active stewards in the environment, and comfortable and at ease in the natural world around them.…Learn More

Monday, July 224:00—5:00 PMCormier Center for Young AdultsLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

SWAGLY North

Join a welcoming, teen-lead, group! We celebrate LGBTQIA+ identities, discuss queer issues, support each other, and have fun! All folks in grades 7-12 are welcome.  We will always have snacks :)

Monday, July 227:00—8:00 PMVirtual ProgramLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

CANCELED - Leominster Meditation Group-Virtual Meetup

Leominster Meditation Group-Virtual MeetupThe Monday Meditation Group meets in person at the Library on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month. The group meets online the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month. Check the calendar for Monday holidays when the Library is closed. Meetings are sometimes held online for those dates.…Learn More
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Tuesday, July 2310:00—11:30 AMChildren's Program Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Tape Resist Art!

Kids ages 8-13 are invited to join us! Participants will tape their design onto a 16" x 20" canvas using removable painters' tape. After, they will use acrylic paint to fill in each section of their canvas until the complete canvas has been painted. Once the paint has dried, kids will peel off the tape and be left with a masterpiece!Registration is required and begins 7/16.…Learn More

Tuesday, July 2310:00—11:00 AMLarge Historical Conference Room 2nd FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

English Conversation Class

English Conversation ClassClick here to registerWant to practice your English Conversation skills? Join the Literacy Volunteers of the Montachusett Region for a series of English Language Conversation Classes. Classes will meet every Tuesday  from 10AM-11AM and will run through August 27th.…Learn More

Tuesday, July 231:00—2:00 PMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Professor Bugman's Arthropod Petting Zoo!

Kids ages 4-13 are invited to join us on July 23 at 1pm to learn all about Arthropods, the most diverse group of animal life on the planet, during this exciting show-and-tell-and-touch program! Learn, see, hear, touch, and even smell the incredible adaptations these creatures have that help them survive in the wild world.…Learn More

Tuesday, July 232:30—3:30 PMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Professor Bugman's Arthropod Petting Zoo!

Kids ages 4-13 are invited to join us on July 23 at 2:30pm to learn all about Arthropods, the most diverse group of animal life on the planet, during this exciting show-and-tell-and-touch program! Learn, see, hear, touch, and even smell the incredible adaptations these creatures have that help them survive in the wild world.…Learn More
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Wednesday, July 2410:00 AM—12:00 PMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Plush Pet Adoption Day!

Plush Pet Adoption Day!Boys and girls ages 3-12 are welcome to sign up for an appointment at our Plush Pet Adoption Day on Wednesday, July 24 from 10 am-12 pm. Visit our Plush Pet Animal Shelter, fill out your adoption application, visit with the plushies, and choose your new friend to bring home to keep! You can decorate a little house for your pet too.…Learn More

Wednesday, July 246:30—7:30 PMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

$avvy $enior w/Barbara Kessler

A representative from The Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General will share a presentation on the “$avvy $enior,” which will provide an overview of the most common current forms of online, mail, or in-person scams and how to avoid them, how to prevent identify theft and steps to take if you experience it, and how to contact the AGO's Elder Hotline and other divisions.…Learn More
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Thursday, July 2510:00—11:00 AMChildren's Program Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Zoo Animals Story & Craft Time!

Children ages 3-7 and a caregiver are welcome to join us on Thursday, July 25 at 10am for a wild story and craft! We will read  A Trip to the Zoo with Sesame Street by Christy Peterson and Crocodile Hungry by  Eija Sumner. Then, children will get to color their own jungle animal puzzles to keep.…Learn More

Thursday, July 252:30—4:00 PMChildren's Program Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Paint an Owl Bank with the Pottery Paintin' Place!

Paint an Owl Bank with the Pottery Paintin' Place!Children ages 8-13 can join us on Thursday, July 25 at 2:30 pm to paint an owl bank with The Pottery Paintin' Place! Choose a variety of paint colors to make your owl a unique piece of art. Each piece will then be brought back to the Pottery Paintin' Place for firing, then returned to the library at a later date.…Learn More

Thursday, July 256:30—9:00 PMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Film Night for Grown-Ups

Film Night for Grown-UpsDon’t miss the next great movie in the Leominster Public Library’s Film Nights for Grown-ups Series. The Miracle Club"Set in 1967, THE MIRACLE CLUB is a heartwarming film that follows the story of three generations of close friends, Lily (Maggie Smith), Eileen (Kathy Bates), and Dolly (Agnes O'Casey) of Ballygar, a hard-knocks community in Dublin, who have one tantalizing dream: to win a pilgrimage to the sacred French town of Lourdes, that place of miracles that draws millions of visitors each year.…Learn More
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Friday, July 2610:00—10:45 AMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Explore and Play for 1-3 Year Olds!

Children ages 1-3 and their caregivers are invited to join us on Friday, July 26 at 10am for Explore and Play. During this casual, self-directed program, children will have the chance to interact with each other and their caregivers through hands-on play and activities.…Learn More

Friday, July 262:00—3:00 PMChildren's Program Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Science is Magic with SEED Education!

 Calling all magicians in training! Join us on Friday, July 26 at 2pm to learn some new tricks and the chemistry and physics that make these tricks possible! Among other tricks, you will watch a piece of paper spontaneously vanish and learn how to make water change colors and disappear right before your eyes! Science is the key to all magic! This program is appropriate for ages 8 and up.…Learn More
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Sunday, July 28Library Closed

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Monday, July 2910:00—11:00 AMChildren's Program Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Metallic Watercolor Chameleons with Art Educator Julie Harrold!

Metallic Watercolor Chameleons with Art Educator Julie Harrold!Kids ages 8-13 are invited to join us on Monday, July 29 at 10am to create Metallic Watercolor Chameleons with Art Educator Julie Harrold. Participants with create their chameleon painting by learning drawing techniques, watercolor resist, building with shapes, and learning to use metallic watercolor paints.…Learn More

Monday, July 2910:00 AM—12:15 PMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Nature Investigators: Exploring the Natural World Around You!

Kids ages 8-13 are invited to join us for a 6 class series of environmental education classes with Environmental Educator/Naturalist, Laurie Nehring. Each week, participants will build upon the knowledge and skills they have learned from the previous week(s) to become more knowledgeable about their environment, active stewards in the environment, and comfortable and at ease in the natural world around them.…Learn More

Monday, July 294:00—5:00 PMCormier Center for Young AdultsLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

SWAGLY North

Join a welcoming, teen-lead, group! We celebrate LGBTQIA+ identities, discuss queer issues, support each other, and have fun! All folks in grades 7-12 are welcome.  We will always have snacks :)

Monday, July 296:00—7:00 PMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Teen Candle Making

Join us for a Summer Candle Making Class. You will leave with your very own summer floral candle that you make yourself. This program is open to teens grades 7th- 12th. This program is sponsered by the Friends of the Leominster Public Library! Saftey Statement!- The wax is hot and fragrance oils can be strongly scented.…Learn More

Monday, July 297:00—8:00 PMVirtual ProgramLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Leominster Meditation Group-Virtual Meetup

Leominster Meditation Group-Virtual MeetupThe Monday Meditation Group meets in person at the Library on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month. The group meets online the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month. Check the calendar for Monday holidays when the Library is closed. Meetings are sometimes held online for those dates.…Learn More
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Tuesday, July 3010:00—11:00 AMLarge Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Learn to Play the Ukulele with Ukulele J!

Learn to Play the Ukulele with Ukulele J!Children ages 9-13 are invited to join us on Tuesday, July 30 at 10am OR 11:15am to learn to play the ukulele! Ukulele J will be teaching the basics of ukulele playing, and each student will get a lesson book to keep. Ukuleles will be provides, but if you would like to bring your own, that is fine.…Learn More

Tuesday, July 3010:00—11:00 AMLarge Historical Conference Room 2nd FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

English Conversation Class

English Conversation ClassClick here to registerWant to practice your English Conversation skills? Join the Literacy Volunteers of the Montachusett Region for a series of English Language Conversation Classes. Classes will meet every Tuesday  from 10AM-11AM and will run through August 27th.…Learn More

Tuesday, July 3011:15 AM—12:15 PMLarge Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Learn to Play the Ukulele with Ukulele J!

Learn to Play the Ukulele with Ukulele J!Children ages 9-13 are invited to join us on Tuesday, July 30 at 10am OR 11:15am to learn to play the ukulele! Ukulele J will be teaching the basics of ukulele playing, and each student will get a lesson book to keep. Ukuleles will be provides, but if you would like to bring your own, that is fine.…Learn More

Tuesday, July 302:30—4:00 PMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Friendship Fun!

Kids ages 7-13 are invited to join us on Tuesday, July 30 from 2:30pm - 4pm for a Friendship Bracelet making workshop. We'll have polymer clay beads, pony beads, and letter beads in a rainbow of colors! Make cool, colorful bracelets for your besties and family! Registration is required and begins 7/23.…Learn More
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Wednesday, July 3110:00—11:00 AMChildren's Program Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Tween Craft: Learn Macrame!

Tween Craft: Learn Macrame!Tweens ages 9-12 are welcome to come to the Dr. Martin T. Feldman Children's Room on Wednesday, July 31 at 10 am to learn the craft of macrame! Popular in the 1970s, this textile art is making a comeback. By using a series of simple knots, you can make a bracelet or key chain from macrame cord, and embellish it with beads.…Learn More

Wednesday, July 313:00—4:00 PMCommunity Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Large Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453
Small Meeting Room 1st FloorLeominster Public Library30 West Street , LEOMINSTER, MA, 01453

Yo-Yos, Music & More with The Ooch Experience!

Yo-Yos, Music & More with The Ooch Experience!Children and families are welcome to join us on Wednesday, July 31 at 3 pm for Yo-yos, Music and More with Brett Outchcunis!  This show is full of fun and exciting yo-yo tricks, awesome music and more. Lots more! In the midst of all the tricks and comedy, Ooch brings it back to the basics by showing his audience how to properly hold and throw an invisible yo-yo.…Learn More