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'Rescue Road' Author at NTL

Meet the Author of "Rescue Road" at the Sawyer FREE Library in Gloucester

How far would you go to save a dog in need? Over the past ten years Greg Mahle has driven over 8,400 miles a month, more than a million miles in all, bringing abused, abandoned and homeless dogs from the deep south to forever homes in New England. Greg's story is told in Peter Zheutlin's book Rescue Road: One Man, Thirty Thousand Dogs, and a Million Miles on the Last Hope Highway

When: 
Saturday January 28, 2017 11am

The Secret Life of Pets at Newbury Town Library

Come to Newbury Town Library for a free showing of Illumination's 'The Secret Life of Pets'!

The Newbury Town Library invites kids to a showing of Illumination's 'The Secret Life of Pets' as the half-day movie for town kids. A Jack Russell Terrier named Max lives with his owner Katie in a Manhattan apartment. While she is at work during the day, he hangs out with other pets in the building: tabby cat Chloe, pug Mel, dachshund Buddy, and budgerigar Sweetpea. One day, Katie adopts Duke, a large and shaggy mongrel from the pound, leaving Max jealous because of her divided attention between him and Duke. Enraged by Max's attitude towards him, Duke tries to abandon Max in an alley, but they are both attacked by a gang of alley cats led by Sphynx cat Ozone. The cats remove both dogs' collars and leave them to be caught by Animal Control. Hilartiy ensues, and we lear a little about the way pets live their lives while we are all attending to other matters.   

When: 
Friday, January 13, 2016 12-2pm

Friends of Abbot Library Winter Book Sale

The Abbot Library is holding a Winter book sale in Marblehead Massachusetts!

The Friends of Abbot Library will be having their Winter Book Sale in the Meeting Room from Saturday, January 28th through Tuesday, January 31st

When: 
Saturday, January 28, 2017 10:30 am to 3:30 pm – Members Only (New memberships and renewals may be purchased at the door.)
Sunday, January 29, 2017 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm – Open to the Public
Monday, January 30, 2017 10:30 am to 2:00 pm – Seniors 20% Discount
Monday, January 30, 2017 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm – “Bag of Books for a Buck”
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 10:00 am to 2:00 pm – Clearance Day

Speak Chinese! Beginner Short Course

Library events for northshore children and families

Native speaker Lucy Han will teach basic Chinese at the Hamilton Wenham Public Library. She will introduce aspects of Chinese culture in daily life and in business. 

Lucy grew up in China and worked in international companies for 10 years, she is currently a student at  Gordon Conwell.

Free and open to the public, for adults and students 16+. 

When: 
Wednesdays in November, 6:30 to 7:30

Story Maps: A Young Writer’s Workshop

Library events for northshore children and families

Hamilton Wenham Library hosts an opportunity for children to explore the elements of writing using story maps. We will look at a classic fairytale and then create our own stories.

No registration of experience necessary.

This program is designed for children ages 8 to 12. (Remember to enter your completed story in our November Story Writing Contest!)

When: 
Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 11:00

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