August 2022

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Monday, August 1All DayZoom

Traveling Lantern Presents: Caterpillar Hunter (Virtual) All Ages

Here's how to watch the virtual presentation of The Traveling Lantern's Caterpillar Hunter: 1. Go to www.travelinglantern.com between 7/31/22 starting at 5 pm through the whole week. 2. Click on Virtual Performances (Look for the "Flying Man". 3. Click on the link for this show, "Caterpillar Hunter". 4. Type in the password: PillarTL376 Have fun!
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Tuesday, August 2All DayLibraryGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

CANCELED - Trivia Tuesday

Trivia TuesdayGPL's weekly virtual trivia tournament!Answer different themed trivia questions each week. Signing up for this event signs you up for the entire series and allows for the questions to be emailed to you.

Monday, August 1All DayZoom

Traveling Lantern Presents: Caterpillar Hunter (Virtual) All Ages

Here's how to watch the virtual presentation of The Traveling Lantern's Caterpillar Hunter: 1. Go to www.travelinglantern.com between 7/31/22 starting at 5 pm through the whole week. 2. Click on Virtual Performances (Look for the "Flying Man". 3. Click on the link for this show, "Caterpillar Hunter". 4. Type in the password: PillarTL376 Have fun!

Tuesday, August 2All DayCirculationGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Spice Club - Lemongrass

Spice Club - LemongrassJoin us for our Spice Club! Pick up any time after the published start date. Samples available for the duration of the listed month. Each month will feature a different spice or spice mix from around the world. The spice kit will include a small amount of the spice, some recipes, and a bit of history or context around the spice's use around the world.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 210:00 AM—4:30 PMChildren's RoomGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Drop-in Craft

Drop-in Craft time. Stop in to do a craft related to our Summer Reading theme!Generously sponsored by the GPL Endowment Trust.

Tuesday, August 22:00—4:00 PMZoom

Minecraft Meet-Up (Grades 5-10)

Minecraft Meet-Up (Grades 5-10)Minecraft enthusiasts get together for friendly play on our library server and chat together on Zoom while they play. You must have your own Java Minecraft account in order to play. Once a player had been added to our Whitelist they may access the server and play at any time.…Learn More
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Monday, August 1All DayZoom

Traveling Lantern Presents: Caterpillar Hunter (Virtual) All Ages

Here's how to watch the virtual presentation of The Traveling Lantern's Caterpillar Hunter: 1. Go to www.travelinglantern.com between 7/31/22 starting at 5 pm through the whole week. 2. Click on Virtual Performances (Look for the "Flying Man". 3. Click on the link for this show, "Caterpillar Hunter". 4. Type in the password: PillarTL376 Have fun!

Tuesday, August 2All DayCirculationGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Spice Club - Lemongrass

Spice Club - LemongrassJoin us for our Spice Club! Pick up any time after the published start date. Samples available for the duration of the listed month. Each month will feature a different spice or spice mix from around the world. The spice kit will include a small amount of the spice, some recipes, and a bit of history or context around the spice's use around the world.…Learn More

Wednesday, August 36:30—7:30 PMCommunity RoomGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Clay S'mores Charm with Rachel Benson

Clay S'mores Charm with Rachel BensonRachel Benson will be here to help us make these delightful s'mores charms! Grades 6-12. All supplies and instructions will be provided.

Wednesday, August 37:00—8:00 PMZoom

Amateur Sleuths and the World of Art and Artifacts: A Panel of Mystery Writers via Zoom

Sign up for this event here: https://us02web. zoom. us/webinar/register/4016540372427/WN_k_GFrQ-WSpC0JYMz4R0oKwEvery work of art has a story, and some of them are deadly. Travel the globe with five mystery authors and their amateur sleuths as they delve into the world of art and artifacts.…Learn More
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Monday, August 1All DayZoom

Traveling Lantern Presents: Caterpillar Hunter (Virtual) All Ages

Here's how to watch the virtual presentation of The Traveling Lantern's Caterpillar Hunter: 1. Go to www.travelinglantern.com between 7/31/22 starting at 5 pm through the whole week. 2. Click on Virtual Performances (Look for the "Flying Man". 3. Click on the link for this show, "Caterpillar Hunter". 4. Type in the password: PillarTL376 Have fun!

Tuesday, August 2All DayCirculationGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Spice Club - Lemongrass

Spice Club - LemongrassJoin us for our Spice Club! Pick up any time after the published start date. Samples available for the duration of the listed month. Each month will feature a different spice or spice mix from around the world. The spice kit will include a small amount of the spice, some recipes, and a bit of history or context around the spice's use around the world.…Learn More

Thursday, August 41:30—3:30 PMSibley HallGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

GPL Knitting Group

GPL Knitting & Crochet GroupKnitting & Crochet Group meets weekly, Thursdays, 1:30-3:30pm. Other Handcrafts are welcome. Self-directed work on our own projects. Open to All. No need to sign up in advance -- just come! Hosted by GPL Librarian Susanne Olson.  Come with your latest project.…Learn More

Thursday, August 42:00—2:15 PMCommunity RoomGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Read to Blitzen

Read to BlitzenChildren gain confidence by reading aloud to a non-judgmental, friendly dog! Blitzen is certified through the Pets & People Foundation. Sign up online for ONE 15-minute slot PER MONTH.  

Thursday, August 42:15—2:30 PMCommunity RoomGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Read to Blitzen

Read to BlitzenChildren gain confidence by reading aloud to a non-judgmental, friendly dog! Blitzen is certified through the Pets & People Foundation. Sign up online for ONE 15-minute slot PER MONTH.  

Thursday, August 42:30—2:45 PMCommunity RoomGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Read to Blitzen

Read to BlitzenChildren gain confidence by reading aloud to a non-judgmental, friendly dog! Blitzen is certified through the Pets & People Foundation. Sign up online for ONE 15-minute slot PER MONTH.  

Thursday, August 44:00—6:00 PMSibley HallGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450
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Nature Journaling: NRWA Summer Naturalist Adventure Series: Animal Adaptations

Nature Journaling: NRWA Summer Naturalist Adventure Series: Animal Adaptations Discover the secrets of survival with our local wildlife! Using skins, skulls, animal mounts, and other hands-on materials look closely at our wildest animals including mink, otter, beaver, fisher, coyote, and fox to better understand their successful adaptations for survival.…Learn More

Thursday, August 47:00—8:00 PMSibley HallGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

CANCELED - Gardening is Murder with Author Neal Sanders

Mystery author and spouse of a gardener, Neal Sanders will present a “husband's point of view” of gardening. It is filled with humor and insight from someone who gardens less from an abiding love of horticulture than for the love of a spouse.
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Monday, August 1All DayZoom

Traveling Lantern Presents: Caterpillar Hunter (Virtual) All Ages

Here's how to watch the virtual presentation of The Traveling Lantern's Caterpillar Hunter: 1. Go to www.travelinglantern.com between 7/31/22 starting at 5 pm through the whole week. 2. Click on Virtual Performances (Look for the "Flying Man". 3. Click on the link for this show, "Caterpillar Hunter". 4. Type in the password: PillarTL376 Have fun!

Tuesday, August 2All DayCirculationGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Spice Club - Lemongrass

Spice Club - LemongrassJoin us for our Spice Club! Pick up any time after the published start date. Samples available for the duration of the listed month. Each month will feature a different spice or spice mix from around the world. The spice kit will include a small amount of the spice, some recipes, and a bit of history or context around the spice's use around the world.…Learn More

Friday, August 510:30—11:15 AMTown Field99A Main St., Behind the Library, Groton, MA, 01450

Steve Blunt at the Gazebo All Ages

Musician and storyteller Steve Blunt performs at the Town Field Gazebo! Bring your blankets and snacks and prepare to have some fun. All ages. Generously sponsored by the GPL Endowment Trust.

Friday, August 53:00—4:30 PMZoom

YA Game Club Zoom: Among Us (Grades 6-12)

YA Game Club Zoom: Among Us (Grades 6-12)Teen Zoom We play Among Us and chat together on Zoom. For grades 6-12. Please sign up with your email, or email teens@gpl. org for the meeting information. GPL Staff have taken precautions to protect the privacy and content of all library-hosted virtual events, but are unable to guarantee complete safety on third-party sites.…Learn More
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Monday, August 1All DayZoom

Traveling Lantern Presents: Caterpillar Hunter (Virtual) All Ages

Here's how to watch the virtual presentation of The Traveling Lantern's Caterpillar Hunter: 1. Go to www.travelinglantern.com between 7/31/22 starting at 5 pm through the whole week. 2. Click on Virtual Performances (Look for the "Flying Man". 3. Click on the link for this show, "Caterpillar Hunter". 4. Type in the password: PillarTL376 Have fun!
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Monday, August 1All DayZoom

Traveling Lantern Presents: Caterpillar Hunter (Virtual) All Ages

Here's how to watch the virtual presentation of The Traveling Lantern's Caterpillar Hunter: 1. Go to www.travelinglantern.com between 7/31/22 starting at 5 pm through the whole week. 2. Click on Virtual Performances (Look for the "Flying Man". 3. Click on the link for this show, "Caterpillar Hunter". 4. Type in the password: PillarTL376 Have fun!
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Tuesday, August 9All DayLibraryGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

CANCELED - Trivia Tuesday

Trivia TuesdayGPL's weekly virtual trivia tournament!Answer different themed trivia questions each week. Signing up for this event signs you up for the entire series and allows for the questions to be emailed to you.

Tuesday, August 910:00 AM—4:30 PMChildren's RoomGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Drop-in Craft

Drop-in Craft time. Stop in to do a craft related to our Summer Reading theme!Generously sponsored by the GPL Endowment Trust.

Tuesday, August 910:30—11:15 AMSibley HallGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

CANCELED - Stories, Songs, & Crafts with the Family Partnership Center

Stories, Songs & Crafts with the Family Partnership Center. Ages 0-5. 6 Tuesdays 10:30-11:15 am: Jan 11 & 25; Feb. 8; Mar 1, 15 & 29. The FPC offers storytime literacy through stories, songs, fingerplay and a related art activity. Registration is required for each event.

Tuesday, August 91:00—2:00 PMSibley HallGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Hands on Nature: Reading Stories in Animal Tracks All Ages

Come discover the tracks of our local mammals and learn to identify which mammals leave which types of tracks. In addition to learning our local mammal tracks, we will also discover their other 'signs', such as fur traces, scat and scratch marks. Following an animal's tracks can teach us a lot about who lives in our woods and their behavior.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 96:00—8:00 PMSibley HallGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

YA Pizza & Movie Night: Jumanji: The Next Level (Grades 6-12)

The gang is back but the game has changed. As they return to rescue one of their own, the players will have to brave parts unknown from arid deserts to snowy mountains, to escape the world's most dangerous game. Pizza and snacks will be served. Please sign up!For Grades 6-12.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 97:00—8:30 PMCommunity RoomGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Library Trustees Meeting

Monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees. Open to the Public.  Meeting agenda posted online at https://www. grotonma. gov/.

Tuesday, August 97:00—8:00 PMZoom

Spanish Conversation Group

Please note that this group has decided to remain virtual for the time beingHablas espanol? Spanish Conversation Group Venga y practica su espanol! Group leader, Veronica Mazzu, is a native Spanish speaker from Chile and a public school Spanish teacher in Southborough.…Learn More
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Wednesday, August 1010:30—11:00 AMKatie's GardenGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Mother Goose in the Garden: Storytime for Ages 0-2

Mother Goose in the Garden: Storytime for Ages 0-2Mother Goose in the Garden: Storytime for Ages 0-2. This is a gathering of caregivers and children ages 0-2 in the garden behind the Library. Please bring a chair or blanket. We will cancel storytime if the weather is not good. Registration is required.…Learn More

Wednesday, August 102:00—2:15 PMCommunity RoomGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Read to Shiver

Read to ShiverChildren gain confidence by reading aloud to a non-judgmental, friendly dog! Shiver is certified through the Pets & People Foundation. Wednesdays, 4-4:45 pm. Sign up online for ONE 15-minute slot PER MONTH.  

Wednesday, August 102:15—2:30 PMCommunity RoomGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Read to Shiver

Read to ShiverChildren gain confidence by reading aloud to a non-judgmental, friendly dog! Shiver is certified through the Pets & People Foundation. Wednesdays, 4-4:45 pm. Sign up online for ONE 15-minute slot PER MONTH.  

Wednesday, August 102:30—2:45 PMCommunity RoomGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Read to Shiver

Read to ShiverChildren gain confidence by reading aloud to a non-judgmental, friendly dog! Shiver is certified through the Pets & People Foundation. Wednesdays, 4-4:45 pm. Sign up online for ONE 15-minute slot PER MONTH.  

Wednesday, August 106:30—8:00 PMSibley HallGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Creepy Campout Escape Room (Grades 6-12)

Creepy Campout Escape Room (Grades 6-12)Let’s tell some spooky campfire stories! My favorite is the one about the lady who found (and ate) a big, hairy toe that she found in the forest. No one living in the region ever saw the old woman again. The only clue to her disappearance was a giant footprint a neighbor found pressed deep into the loose soil of the meadow beside the house.…Learn More
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Thursday, August 1111:00 AM—12:00 PMZoom

Hydrangeas--Which One is Right For Me via Zoom

Sign up for this event here: https://us02web. zoom. us/webinar/register/3516540369269/WN_TdGnhYSnQqObxDKGo8Wx3gThis lecture focuses on the key points that gardeners should consider before they invest in a hydrangea. With over 600 cultivars to select from, it’s easy to select a plant based on some attributes only to find that it will definitely not be the “right plant in the right place.…Learn More

Thursday, August 111:30—3:30 PMCommunity RoomGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

GPL Knitting Group

GPL Knitting & Crochet GroupKnitting & Crochet Group meets weekly, Thursdays, 1:30-3:30pm. Other Handcrafts are welcome. Self-directed work on our own projects. Open to All. No need to sign up in advance -- just come! Hosted by GPL Librarian Susanne Olson.  Come with your latest project.…Learn More

Thursday, August 114:00—6:00 PMSibley HallGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450
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Nature Journaling: NRWA Summer Naturalist Adventure Series: Aquatic Insect Investigations

Nature Journaling: NRWA Summer Naturalist Adventure Series: Aquatic Insect InvestigationsMeet Nashua River's underwater insects and learn how these incredible creatures compare with the best of science fiction characters! Learn about their life cycles and get up close and personal with these benthic macro-invertebrates. This program also combines wildlife and nature exploration with sketching activities to deepen observation skills while capturing the finer details of nature.…Learn More

Thursday, August 117:00—8:00 PMZoom

Naturescaping Your Yard with Karen Bussolini

To sign up for this event, visit:https://us02web. zoom. us/webinar/register/1516534947895/WN_xGARY25XQf2R0iroZMXrDgNaturescaping is landscaping with nature – attracting and sustaining wildlife, using native and well-adapted plants, using resources wisely, avoiding environmental pollution.…Learn More
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Friday, August 123:00—4:30 PMZoom

YA Game Club Zoom: Among Us (Grades 6-12)

YA Game Club Zoom: Among Us (Grades 6-12)Teen Zoom We play Among Us and chat together on Zoom. For grades 6-12. Please sign up with your email, or email teens@gpl. org for the meeting information. GPL Staff have taken precautions to protect the privacy and content of all library-hosted virtual events, but are unable to guarantee complete safety on third-party sites.…Learn More

Friday, August 123:30—4:30 PMCommunity RoomGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Rising Writers (Grades 5-8)

Rising Writers  (Grades 5-8)Do you love to write? If so, Rising Writers is the club for you! Rising Writers is a student led  group  where young writers can share, create, and discuss their work. The club is a safe, non-judgemental space, and all writing forms are welcome.…Learn More
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Tuesday, August 16All DayLibraryGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Trivia Tuesday

Trivia TuesdayGPL's weekly virtual trivia tournament!Answer different themed trivia questions each week. Signing up for this event signs you up for the entire series and allows for the questions to be emailed to you.

Tuesday, August 1610:00 AM—4:30 PMChildren's RoomGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Drop-in Craft

Drop-in Craft time. Stop in to do a craft related to our Summer Reading theme!Generously sponsored by the GPL Endowment Trust.

Tuesday, August 162:00—4:00 PMZoom

Minecraft Meet-Up (Grades 5-10)

Minecraft Meet-Up (Grades 5-10)Minecraft enthusiasts get together for friendly play on our library server and chat together on Zoom while they play. You must have your own Java Minecraft account in order to play. Once a player had been added to our Whitelist they may access the server and play at any time.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 164:00—5:00 PMCommunity RoomGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

LEGO Club

LEGO® Club. For Ages 5-12. Meets the3rd Tuesday of the, 4-5 pm. Registration is required. We supply the LEGOs, tables, & space—you supply the imagination!…Learn More

Tuesday, August 166:00—8:00 PMZoom

Monthly Writer' Critique Group with Seven Bridge Writers' Collaborative

Monthly Writer' Critique Group with Seven Bridge Writers' CollaborativeSeven Bridges Writers Cooperative hosts this Monthly Writing Critique Group for All Genre Writers. The group will meet the Third Tuesday of every month as a virtual meeting from 6 to 8 pm. To register and participate, contact Seven Bridge Writers Cooperative at 7bridgewriterscollaborative@gmail.…Learn More
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Wednesday, August 171:00—2:00 PMSibley HallGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Make a Cactus Rock Garden with Mandy Roberge for Grades 3-5.

Make a Cactus Rock Garden with Mandy Roberge for Grades 3-5.Make a Cactus Rock Garden with Mandy Roberge for Grades 3-5. ​Here's a little houseplant nobody can kill!! Have some fun creating your very own little art piece that can be enjoyed year round.  Registration is required. Space is limited. Generously sponsored by the GPL Endowment Trust.
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Thursday, August 181:30—3:30 PMCommunity RoomGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

GPL Knitting Group

GPL Knitting & Crochet GroupKnitting & Crochet Group meets weekly, Thursdays, 1:30-3:30pm. Other Handcrafts are welcome. Self-directed work on our own projects. Open to All. No need to sign up in advance -- just come! Hosted by GPL Librarian Susanne Olson.  Come with your latest project.…Learn More

Thursday, August 184:00—6:00 PMCommunity RoomGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450
Other

Nature Journaling: NRWA Summer Naturalist Series: Birdways

Nature Journaling: NRWA Summer Naturalist  Series: BirdwaysExpand your admiration exploring the amazing life of birds with NRWA naturalists! Discover how feathers work, compare beaks, feet, and nests, and go on an adventurous bird walk using binoculars and field guides to improve your identification skills. Learn to identify using size, color, silhouette, flight patterns, behavior, location, bird calls, and songs.…Learn More

Thursday, August 186:30—7:30 PMChildren's RoomGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

PJ Storytime Campout with Smore Cup Craft for Grades Pre-K-2

Enjoy stories with the Children's Room Librarians! Make a craft, too!Bring your blanket or sleeping bag and get ready to have fun!For Grades Pre-K-2Generously sponsored by the GPL Endowment Trust.

Thursday, August 187:00—8:00 PMZoom

This Wild Land with Ranger and Writer Andrew Vietze

Park Ranger Andrew Vietze, author of This Wild Land, describes the two decades he spent as a ranger in Baxter State Park in Maine, which is also home to Katahdin, the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail. Andrew will share the compelling details of life as a park ranger, including his time spent managing relationships with his fellow rangers, and the 60,000 visitors Baxter State Park sees each summer.

Thursday, August 187:00—8:00 PMCommunity RoomGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Mad About Mystery Book Group

This group reads a wide variety of works in the crime and mystery genre. To reserve your copy of each month's book email circulation@gpl. org. The library WILL continue offering virtual access to all groups upon request. If you are unable to attend the group in person, contact adultprograms@gpl.…Learn More
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Friday, August 193:00—4:30 PMZoom

YA Game Club Zoom: Among Us (Grades 6-12)

YA Game Club Zoom: Among Us (Grades 6-12)Teen Zoom We play Among Us and chat together on Zoom. For grades 6-12. Please sign up with your email, or email teens@gpl. org for the meeting information. GPL Staff have taken precautions to protect the privacy and content of all library-hosted virtual events, but are unable to guarantee complete safety on third-party sites.…Learn More
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Tuesday, August 23All DayLibraryGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Trivia Tuesday

Trivia TuesdayGPL's weekly virtual trivia tournament!Answer different themed trivia questions each week. Signing up for this event signs you up for the entire series and allows for the questions to be emailed to you.

Tuesday, August 2310:00 AM—4:30 PMChildren's RoomGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Drop-in Craft

Drop-in Craft time. Stop in to do a craft related to our Summer Reading theme!Generously sponsored by the GPL Endowment Trust.

Tuesday, August 2310:30—11:15 AMSibley HallGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

CANCELED - Stories, Songs, & Crafts with the Family Partnership Center

Stories, Songs & Crafts with the Family Partnership Center. Ages 0-5. 6 Tuesdays 10:30-11:15 am: Jan 11 & 25; Feb. 8; Mar 1, 15 & 29. The FPC offers storytime literacy through stories, songs, fingerplay and a related art activity. Registration is required for each event.

Tuesday, August 2311:00—11:15 AMCommunity RoomGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Read to Blitzen

Read to BlitzenChildren gain confidence by reading aloud to a non-judgmental, friendly dog! Blitzen is certified through the Pets & People Foundation. Sign up online for ONE 15-minute slot PER MONTH.  

Tuesday, August 2311:15—11:30 AMCommunity RoomGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Read to Blitzen

Read to BlitzenChildren gain confidence by reading aloud to a non-judgmental, friendly dog! Blitzen is certified through the Pets & People Foundation. Sign up online for ONE 15-minute slot PER MONTH.  

Tuesday, August 2311:30—11:45 AMCommunity RoomGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Read to Blitzen

Read to BlitzenChildren gain confidence by reading aloud to a non-judgmental, friendly dog! Blitzen is certified through the Pets & People Foundation. Sign up online for ONE 15-minute slot PER MONTH.  

Tuesday, August 236:00—8:10 PMSibley HallGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

YA Pizza & Movie Night: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (Grades 6-12)

Doctor Strange teams up with a mysterious teenage girl from his dreams who can travel across multiverses, to battle multiple threats, including other-universe versions of himself, which threaten to wipe out millions across the multiverse. They seek help from Wanda the Scarlet Witch, Wong and others.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 237:00—8:00 PMZoom

Spanish Conversation Group

Please note that this group has decided to remain virtual for the time beingHablas espanol? Spanish Conversation Group Venga y practica su espanol! Group leader, Veronica Mazzu, is a native Spanish speaker from Chile and a public school Spanish teacher in Southborough.…Learn More
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Wednesday, August 2410:30—11:00 AMKatie's GardenGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Mother Goose in the Garden: Storytime for Ages 0-2

Mother Goose in the Garden: Storytime for Ages 0-2Mother Goose in the Garden: Storytime for Ages 0-2. This is a gathering of caregivers and children ages 0-2 in the garden behind the Library. Please bring a chair or blanket. We will cancel storytime if the weather is not good. Registration is required.…Learn More

Wednesday, August 2411:00 AM—12:00 PMZoom

Living with Wildlife in Massachusetts via Zoom

Sign up for this event here: https://us02web. zoom. us/webinar/register/4116540366221/WN_Q_HbmfTBRLCQkCMV-Sj5-wWe share Massachusetts with a diverse range of wildlife that you may have come across exploring your neighborhood or making headlines in the news.…Learn More

Wednesday, August 246:00—8:00 PMZoom

CANCELED - Monthly Writer' Critique Group with Seven Bridge Writers' Collaborative

Monthly Writer' Critique Group with Seven Bridge Writers' CollaborativeSeven Bridges Writers Cooperative hosts this Monthly Writing Critique Group for All Genre Writers. The group will meet the fourth Wednesday of every month as a virtual meeting from 6 to 8 pm.  To register and participate, contact Seven Bridge Writers Cooperative at 7bridgewriterscollaborative@gmail.…Learn More

Wednesday, August 246:00—7:30 PMSibley HallGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

End of Summer Sundae Social (Grades 6-12)

Meet up with your friends and drop in for a treat! Make your own sundae and enjoy the karaoke machine, or play a game. (Grades 6-12)  Please sign up so we know how many to plan for. Thank you!
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Thursday, August 251:30—3:30 PMCommunity RoomGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

GPL Knitting Group

GPL Knitting & Crochet GroupKnitting & Crochet Group meets weekly, Thursdays, 1:30-3:30pm. Other Handcrafts are welcome. Self-directed work on our own projects. Open to All. No need to sign up in advance -- just come! Hosted by GPL Librarian Susanne Olson.  Come with your latest project.…Learn More

Thursday, August 252:00—2:45 PMSibley HallGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Summer Reading Finale: Adventure is Out There with Magician Mike Bent All Ages

Summer Reading Finale: Adventure is Out There with Magician Mike Bent All AgesAward-winning Magician Mike Bent will help us celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program with his show Adventure is Out There! Get ready for fun! All ages. Registration is required for this event. Space is limited. Generously sponsored by the GPL Endowment Trust.

Thursday, August 257:00—8:00 PMSibley HallGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Bee Keeping in Groton

Local bee keeper William Winn discusses these important animals. He will focus on our dependence on honey bees - our history with bees, threats to honey bees and other pollinators, what we can do to help. Additionally, he'll look at bees in our backyards - how to get started with honey bees, but also what we can do to help pollinators without actually becoming a beekeeper.…Learn More
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Friday, August 263:00—4:30 PMZoom

YA Game Club Zoom: Among Us (Grades 6-12)

YA Game Club Zoom: Among Us (Grades 6-12)Teen Zoom We play Among Us and chat together on Zoom. For grades 6-12. Please sign up with your email, or email teens@gpl. org for the meeting information. GPL Staff have taken precautions to protect the privacy and content of all library-hosted virtual events, but are unable to guarantee complete safety on third-party sites.…Learn More

Friday, August 263:30—4:30 PMCommunity RoomGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Rising Writers (Grades 5-8)

Rising Writers  (Grades 5-8)Do you love to write? If so, Rising Writers is the club for you! Rising Writers is a student led  group  where young writers can share, create, and discuss their work. The club is a safe, non-judgemental space, and all writing forms are welcome.…Learn More
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Tuesday, August 30All DayLibraryGroton Public Library99 Main St., Groton, MA, 01450

Trivia Tuesday

Trivia TuesdayGPL's weekly virtual trivia tournament!Answer different themed trivia questions each week. Signing up for this event signs you up for the entire series and allows for the questions to be emailed to you.

Tuesday, August 302:00—4:00 PMZoom

Minecraft Meet-Up (Grades 5-10)

Minecraft Meet-Up (Grades 5-10)Minecraft enthusiasts get together for friendly play on our library server and chat together on Zoom while they play. You must have your own Java Minecraft account in order to play. Once a player had been added to our Whitelist they may access the server and play at any time.…Learn More
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