Virtual Programs

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

 

WEEKLY PROGRAMS

Adult Virtual Program

Virtual Coffee & Conversation

New time starting September 14

Mondays at 3:00 p.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 and available one month prior to event.

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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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BI-WEEKLY PROGRAMS

Adult Virtual Program

Virtual Genealogy Interest Group

2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month 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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MONTHLY PROGRAMS

Virtual Teen/Adult Program

Acton Compassion-Knits

3rd Wednesday of each month, 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 and available one month prior to the event.

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NOVEMBER PROGRAMS

Adult Virtual Program

Virtual Game Day: Wheel of Fortune

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

Join Cindy, through Zoom, for a different game each week.  This week we will be playing Wheel of Fortune.  Spin the wheel, choose a letter and see how far you’ll go in this exciting version of the popular TV game show.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

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DECEMBER PROGRAMS

Adult Virtual Program

Virtual 1st Wednesday Book Club

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 10:30 a.m.

This book club meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month through Zoom.

This month’s book is Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear.

Free and open to all.

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

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Adult Virtual Program

Virtual Game Day: Wordsters

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

Join Cindy, through Zoom, for a different game each week.  This week we will be playing Wordsters.  

Write 10 words using a Wordster, a special 3-letter combination. If the Wordster is ITE, you can write bITE, kITE, ITEm, lIsTEn or whIsTlE [whistle]!  Keep the letters together or spread them out. As long as the letters are in order these words count.  Now declare your words and compare words with your opponents. You get a point for every word you have that no other opponent does. But if a word is repeated then the first player to claim it gets 2 points and the others get nothing.

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 Genealogy with Carol Ansel

Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

Carol Ansel is the Director of the Godfrey Memorial Library in Middletown, CT, which specializes in genealogy and local histories.

Free and open to all.

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

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Adult Virtual Program

Virtual Game Day: Blank Slate

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

Join Cindy, through Zoom, for a different game each week.  This week we will be playing Blank Slate.  

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 Night: Ultimate Pub Trivia

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

Join Cindy for 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.

Adult Virtual Program

Virtual Books on Tap

Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

Join Lisa, Acton Library’s Head of Circulation, through Zoom, to discuss the book There There by Tommy Orange.

Free and open to all ages 21+. 

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

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Adult Virtual Program

Virtual Craft Night: Macramé Snowflake

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

Join Cindy, through Zoom to create a macramé snowflake.

Materials will be provided and available for pickup at the library starting Dec. 8th.

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

Virtual Game Day: Idiom Addict

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

 

Join Cindy, through Zoom, for a different game each week.  This week we will be playing Idiom Addict.  Decipher idioms and common phrases from clues read  to advance on the game board.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

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