Library Highlights Upcoming Programs

From Library Director Leslie McDonnell

On Wednesday, September 22, at 7 pm the Holliston Public Library will present “Journaling for Beginners” with Emily Kokidko.  Journaling is a popular way to create a written record of thoughts and feelings to access creativity and reduce stress. Emily is the founder of “In Bloom by Emily,” a stationery shop that promotes awareness of the benefits of journaling.  She is donating her time to the library for this program.  This virtual program lasts one hour.  Participants should have a journal or paper and something to write with handy. Visit www.hollistonlibrary.org to register and receive the Zoom invitation. 

The Morning Book Club will discuss Barbara Kingsolver’s Unsheltered on Monday, October 4 at 11 am.  The Mystery Book Club will read A Time for Mercy by John Grisham on Tuesday, October 12 at 11 am.  The History Book Club meets on Monday, September 20 at 10:30 am to share recent books they have enjoyed.  All three groups offer both in-person and virtual attendance simultaneously and welcome new members.  Register to receive a Zoom invitation.  Copies of books are available about one month prior to the discussions at the library.  

Movie Mondays will show Minari on Monday, October 18, at 12:30 pm. The film is the story of a Korean-American family that moves to an Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream.  It won the Grand Jury prize at the Sundance Festival, was nominated for 6 Oscars and won the Best Supporting Actress award for Youn Yuh-jung as the grandmother.  The film is shown in person.

The library has returned to its pre-Covid schedule of Monday through Thursday, 10-8; Friday, 10-6 and Saturday, 10-4 for in-person visits, curbside pickup and home delivery.  The book drop is open 24/7 for returns at the lower children’s entrance.  No fines are being charged at this time.  Electronic resources from Libby or Hoopla include electronic books, downloadable audio, digital magazines and streaming TV shows and movies. 

For more information on library programs, visit www.hollistonlibrary.org or call 508-429-0617 or email Lmcdonnell@minlib.net

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