Burnham Library to offer events
Burnham Library in Bridgewater will offer a variety of programs in the coming days and weeks.
Adult offerings will include a discussion of “The Way We Live Now” by Anthony Trollope, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m.; a Friends of the Library cookie bookie sale Oct. 1 from 9 a.m.to 3 p.m. and Oct. 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; a discussion of “The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane” by Katherine Howe, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m.; and a discussion of “Terry Jones’ Barbarians: An Alternative Roman History” by Terry Jones and Alan Ereira Nov. 21 at 7 p.m.
In addition, the Friends of the Library will hold meetings Sept. 14 and Oct. 12 at 7 p.m.
Children’s activities will include a Project Summer celebration Aug. 10 from noon to 1 p.m.; and story times for all ages Sept. 8 through Dec. 15.
In addition, registration will begin Aug. 26 for Burnham Girls, featuring snacks, crafts and books for girls only in grades three to five; Lego Brick Builders for kids in grades kindergarten through fifth grade; Project Play for students in kindergarten and first grade; a Minecraft Club for kids in third grade and up; Teen Minecraft with Chris for youths in grades eight to 12; MakerLAB, a techie club for kids in grades three through five; a Junior Friends/Teen Time, a monthly meeting for youths in grades six through 12 to plan activities for the year; and a family story time one Saturday a month.
Ellen O’Donnell will lead a fall series, with dates to be announced, about college planning.
In other news, the library will become a member of the Bibliomation Consortium of Libraries by year’s end.
For more information and registration for programs, call the 62 Main St. South library at 860-354-6937 or visit www.burnhamlibrary.org.