Virtual Programs

Join our talented library staff with these virtual programs from the comfort of your home!

WEEKLY PROGRAMS

Children’s Virtual Program

Wiggle Bookworms Story Time with Miss Rogina

Wednesdays at 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

VIRTUAL ZOOM: Wiggle Bookworms Story Time with Miss Rogina

Join us through ZOOM for a fun, virtual, interactive story time with Miss Rogina!

Share stories, songs, and simple rhymes together. This story time is best for children ages birth through age 2 and their families. 

Registration is required to get your email invitation for Zoom.

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Children’s Virtual Program

Fantastic Fridays Zoom Story with Miss Chloe

Fridays beginning May 29, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Join us through Zoom for a fun, interactive story time with Miss Chloe. Best for children ages 3 to 5 years old.

Free and open to all. Registration is required to get your email invitation for Zoom.

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Virtual Teen/Adult Program

Acton Compassion-Knits

Wednesdays, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Through Zoom, Rachel will be leading this group and will be able to share some resources for charity patterns.  Questions are encouraged and all levels are welcome.  Feel free to share your knowledge too.

Free and open to all ages 12+.

Registration is required.

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Adult Virtual Program

Virtual Writing Group

Thursdays at 2:00 p.m.

Join Fiona in this no pressure virtual writing group for all skill levels through Zoom.  This group’s primary goal is to motivate each other and offer support.  This group will work on fiction, non-fiction and essay pieces using writing prompts and will workshop each other’s pieces.

Free and open to all. Registration is required.

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Adult Virtual Program

Virtual Coffee & Conversation

Mondays at 11:00 a.m.

 

Join Cindy, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee (or tea, OJ, etc.) and join in a conversation started with TableTopics cards.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required.

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Adult Virtual Program

Virtual Genealogy Interest Group

Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Join Donna, using Zoom, to “tune-up” your current research skills or learn something new about family history research. Beginners welcome.

Free and open to all. Registration is required.  

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AUGUST   PROGRAMS

Adult Virtual Program

Virtual Game Day: Blank Slate

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

Join Cindy for a game of Blank Slate using Zoom.  Players need to fill in the blank.  If exactly 2 players have the same word, they each get 3 points.  If 3 or more players have the same word, they each get 1 point.  If there is no match, there is no point.  The first player to 25 points wins!

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the event.

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Adult Virtual Program

Virtual Game Day: Linkee

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

If you like your quiz games simple, fast and fun, then welcome to Linkee. This family party game does things a little differently than other quiz games – for starters, you don’t win by getting the questions right, but by guessing the link between the answers! 

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the event.

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Adult Virtual Program

Virtual Game Night: Ultimate Pub Trivia

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

 

Join me for 3 rounds of Ultimate Pub Trivia using Zoom.  Match wits on topics like pop culture, technology and history.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

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Adult Virtual Program

Craft Night: Braided Bead Bracelet

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

Join Cindy, through Zoom to create a braided bead bracelet.

All materials will be provided.  Craft kits will be available for pick-up at the library starting Aug. 11.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

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Adult Virtual Program

Game Day: Boggle

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

Join Cindy for 3 rounds of Boggle using Zoom.  Players search for words made of 3 or more letters.  Words are formed form letters that adjoin horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.  You may use each letter cube once in a word.  Players will receive points for each word depending on the length of the word.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the event.

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Adult Virtual Program

Virtual – DIY Kimchi

Friday, August 21, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

 

Join the Grounded Goodwife team, Velya & Ehris, through Zoom to create your own jar of kimchi.  You will need to provide the jar & ingredients.  Fermented foods, which are loaded with good bacteria, can give your immune system a boost! Visit the library website events page for the ingredient list.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the event.

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Adult Virtual Program

Virtual Cookbook Club: Foodie Dice

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

Join Cindy, through Zoom, for a fun new way to shake up your cooking routine. Foodie Dice provides inspiration for creating simple, seasonal meals. Using the five primary dice and a seasonal veggie die, create a meal and share virtually what you have made.  You may make the food any day & share pictures on the day of the program if you want.

For this month: Cooking method: Roast/Bake; Protein: Chicken or Tofu; Starch: Potato; Vegetable: Bell Peppers; Herb: Basil; Bonus: Mushrooms

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the event.

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Adult Virtual Program

Game Day: Scattergories

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

Join Cindy for 3 rounds of Scattergories using Zoom.  There are 12 in categories each round.  You need to answer all of them starting with the letter rolled.  Be unique with your answers.  If another player’s answer is the same – neither get a point.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the event.

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SEPTEMBER PROGRAMS

Adult Virtual Program

Shoreline Civil War Roundtable

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

 

This group meets the first Tuesday of the month.  This meeting will be held using Zoom.  This month’s topic will be “Grant Under Fire” presented by Joseph Rose.

Free and open to all.
 
Registration is required and will be available one month prior to the event.
 

Adult Virtual Program

Game Day: Blank Slate

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

Join Cindy for a game of Blank Slate using Zoom.  Players need to fill in the blank.  If exactly 2 players have the same word, they each get 3 points.  If 3 or more players have the same word, they each get 1 point.  If there is no match, there is no point.  The first player to 25 points wins!

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the event.

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Acton Public Library’s YouTube Channel

You will find Storytimes and recorded

events here!