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Rowley Public Library
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Book Donation Day coming up Saturday April 28 9-noon

Please bring your book donations to the Rowley Library on March 24 and April 28 between 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. We're accepting all-ages books in good condition and DVD/CDs in original boxes. Please, NO textbooks, encyclopedias, digests, magazines or VHS tapes.

Come help us sort too. We need your help to make this one of your Library's most successful fundraisers of the year. All the proceeds benefit the Library. For more information or to volunteer for these events, please email friendsboard@rowleylibrary.org, or call Siegi at 978-412-6202. Please sign up to volunteer. 

The Book and Bake Sale is scheduled for May 5 and 6th, with a Friends' Members-only preview night Friday, May 4th. Come early to snap up your most favorite books for a great deal.


 

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Rowley Book Club to meet Thursday, May 3, 6:30 pm

The Rowley Book Club will be reading The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Slaves Cora and Caesar attempt escape on the Underground Railroad, a secret network of actual tracks and tunnels beneath the Southern soil, encountering the strange yet familiar at each stop of their journey. Join us on Thursday, May 3 at 6:30 p.m. for a discussion of this story of history we all share and the effects it has on the present day.   Pick up a book at the Rowley Library or order your own copy here.  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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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 for 2018, try yoga! Our new instructor Elissa Shoreman, founder and owner of Buddhaful Souls Yoga Studio, will help you kick off the New Year. 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. 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.


 

 

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


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