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Rowley Book Club to meet Thursday, February 7, 6:30 pm

Join the Rowley Library Book Club on Thursday, February 7 at 6:30 p.m. for a discussion of Bound for Canaan: The Epic Story of the Underground Railroad by Fergus Bordewich, a story of the divisive politics of the era, combined with thrilling personal narratives of the real people who risked everything to take part. The Underground Railroad was the first racially integrated, religiously inspired movement for social change. Pick up a book at the Rowley Library or order your own copy here, then join us for a discussion on Thursday, January 3 at 6:30 p.m.  For more information on our book club and a list of future titles, click here.  The Rowley Library is located at 141 Main St., Rowley, and is completely accessible.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Rowley Library.


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Movie Matinees @ your library!
Next Showing: Thursday, January 24, 2pm

Join us for snacks & hot cocoa as we enjoy a blockbuster movie on the big screen!

Check our web site for a schedule of movies. The Rowley Public Library is located at 141 Main Street and is fully accessible.


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Knitting Group Tuesdays 6:30-8 pm

Join us for a knitting group on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 - 8 pm. This is not a class - but beginners are welcome. We will all help each other. Bring projects you are working on. 


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Genealogy club meets 2nd Monday each month, 6-8 PM

Interested in researching your family history? Start with yourself! Feel free to join us from 6-8 PM on the 2nd Monday every month in the Local History Room for meetings of the Genealogy Club, where like-minded researchers can make use of the Library’s resources, share ideas, and make progress on family stories. No experience necessary. No expert on hand, but those who have been working on this for a while will help you get started.

The Library now has subscriptions to genealogy research sites Ancestry.com and Heritage Quest.


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Adult yoga classes meet Wednesday evenings from 5:30-7 pm

If better fitness, wellness, or mindfulness are among your goals, try yoga! Our instructor is Elissa Shoreman, founder and owner of Buddhaful Souls Yoga Studio. Poses increase flexibility, strength and balance, and help to focus the mind while expanding the spirit.

No registration required—All fitness levels welcome! Wear comfy clothes and bring a mat if you have one and any other props you like. Sponsored by the Friends of the Rowley Public Library.

Friends members—$10 per class; Non-Friends members- $12 per class

Call 978-948-2850 for more information.


 

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The Rowley Public Library buys many thousands of new books, movies, and CDs each year. We are now offering weekly email alerts showing you the newest books, DVDs, CDs, and audio books that we purchase each week. We hope you'll enjoy hearing about the many exciting bestsellers, movies, music, and recorded books almost the very moment they arrive at the library. Whenever you spot something of interest, you'll be able to click instantly, reserve it, and check it out at your convenience. And of course, like everything else in the library, this service is free, with sponsorship from the Friends of the Rowley Public Library. To get started and see what the emails look like, just visit www.wowbrary.org. You can quit the weekly emails any time you wish.



 

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PO Box 275, 139 Main Street, Rowley, MA 01969
Board of Selectmen: 978-948-2372
Town Administrator: 978-948-2705


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