North Attleborough Library Listing

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Richards Memorial Library

The Richards Memorial Library is located at 118 North Washington St. For more information, visit www.rmlonline.org or call 508-699-0122.

Tuesday, Sept. 22

North Needlers, 6:30 p.m.

North Needlers Knitting/Crochet group will be meeting at Allen Avenue School (290 Allen Ave.) while the program room is closed. If the weather is good the event will be held outside in the garden; if the weather is bad it will be inside. Bring a chair. If it is over 90 degrees it will be canceled.

Join the group to talk and knit. Members are willing to help if there are any questions.

Monday, Sept. 28

Book Discussion: Fragile Beasts by Tawni O’Dell, 6 p.m.

This book a favorite in 2010. This will be held at Allen Avenue School (290 Allen Ave.) either in the garden or in the building. Bring a chair just in case it is outside.

When their hard-drinking, but loving, father dies in a car accident, teenage brothers Kyle and Klint Hayes face a bleak prospect: leaving their Pennsylvania hometown for an uncertain life in Arizona with the mother who ran out on them years ago. But in a strange twist of fate, their town’s matriarch, an eccentric, wealthy old woman whose family once owned the county coal mines, hears the boys’ story. Candace Jack doesn’t have an ounce of maternal instinct, yet for reasons she does not even understand herself, she is compelled to offer them a home.
Suddenly, the two boys go from living in a small, run-down house on a gravel road to a stately mansion filled with sumptuous furnishings and beautiful artwork—artwork that’s predominantly centered, oddly, on bullfighting. And then there’s Miss Jack’s real-life bull: Ventisco—a regal, hulking, jet-black beast who roams the land she owns with fiery impudence.

VIRTUAL EVENTS

Wednesday, Sept. 16

Top 10 Organizing Tips Zoom Program, 7 p.m.

Virtual Program with Janine Cavanaugh. This workshop presents Janine’s top 10 organizing tips for any space or items. Some examples: Basements, Garages, Photographs, Sewing/Quilt rooms, Craft areas. Email mholmes@sailsinc.org to be sent the information to sign into this Zoom program.

Tuesday, Sept. 22

Armchair Walking Tours, 2 p.m.

Old Colony History Museum of Taunton is presenting an Armchair Travel Zoom program. Explore the sights within Taunton’s historic downtown from the comfort of the couch. This presentation will show photos of Taunton then and now and discuss some of the major players and events from the city’s history, from founding to modern times. Email mholmes@sailsinc.org to register and to get the Zoom code.

Thursday, Sept. 24

Organizing Paper Zoom Program, 7 p.m.

Virtual Program with Janine Cavanaugh. Learn how to organize paper by establishing effective paper flow, clear paper placement, and proper paper guidelines. Email mholmes@sailsinc.org to be sent the information to sign into this Zoom program.

SERVICES

Computers available for the public

The library will have two public internet computers available. Spaces need to be reserved by calling 508-699-0122 for a 30-minute slot. Fifteen minutes will be set aside between sessions so the keyboards can be switched out and the mouses cleaned. If time is needed for job applications, arrangements can be made. Earphones are not supplied at the library. None of the computers have video cameras or microphones. Printing is available and staff can also help print from a phone