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LIBRARY ADVOCATE

May 21, 2015


Book clubs and more at Thayer

Closed Memorial Day

The Thayer Public Library will be closed on Monday, May, 25, in recognition of Memorial Day.

The Reader's Group Book Club

Do you Enjoy books? Join the Reader's Book Club at the Thayer Public Library.

This month's book choice is "Wonder" by R. J. Palacio, led by group leaders on Wednesday, May 27 at 7:15 p.m. Book club books are available at the circulation desk about one month before the meeting date and are due back on the night of the discussion. All readers are always welcome. For more information contact Priscilla Crane at 781-848-0405, ext. 4417


Book Club for grades four, five


Book Club will be held on Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m. to discuss "Treasure Hunters" by James Patterson.

Treasure hunting is awesome for Bick, Beck, Tommy and Storm. Now they are searching for a shipwreck full of gold, some long-lost artifacts and world-famous paintings plus their missing parents.

Join our FUN book club and share your love of reading. If you don't have time to finish it, come to Book Club anyway! We'll be picking future titles and want to know what YOU think! All children in grades 4 & 5 are welcome. Come for book-related fun, games and snacks!

Book club books are available for pick up at the children's desk about one month before the discussion date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

For more information about this program, contact Elisabeth Strachan at 781-848-0405, ext. 4426 or by email at estrachan @braintreema.gov

Teen Craft & Movie Afternoon


Saturday, May 23 at 2 p.m. come for a relaxing afternoon of snacks, crafts, and a movie! Teens can be creative with duct tape; perler beads recycled book art and more while watching a new-released teen movie. For teens ages 12-18. No registration required.

Free concert May 31


Save the Date: Free concert Sunday, May 31 at 3 p.m. Don't miss a free performance by Mirage Violin Duo. All are welcome to this free concert sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

Meet Local Author Jim Lynch


Jim Lynch will discuss his latest book, "The Longshoremen: life on the Waterfront" on Wednesday, June 3 at 7 p.m. Lynch followed in his father's footsteps and worked on the Boston waterfront for 21 years. After receiving a master's degree from Boston College he worked with special needs children for 34 years. Lynch's first novel is "The Hook and the Badge."
All programs are free and open to the public.

You do not have to be a resident of Braintree to attend.

Thayer Public Library is located at 798 Washington St., Braintree.


This column is submitted by Terri Stano, director of Thayer Public Library with contributions from our professional staff librarians. Our goal is to highlight events, programs, materials and people associated with the library and its services.

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