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Celebrating 10 years of community Service this September!
The September gallery show will be a commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the Lakeville Library. The Gallery Committee is looking for donations of photographs from YOU, our patrons. The photos can be anything from a favorite event or program or a beautiful shot of the facility. All submissions need to be received by Wednesday, August 19. Any physical photos must have a name, contact information and date taken on the back. Full-resolution digital photos, dated with the contact information contained in the email, can be sent to email@example.com.
Look for all the celebration details in the September Newsletter!
Two Great Programs!
Introduction to Transcendental Meditation
Monday, August 17th at 6:00
Carol Tavares, certified teacher and Director of the South Coast Massachusetts Transcendental Meditation program, will be joining us Monday, August 17th in the Great Ponds Gallery of the Lakeville Public Library at 6:00 pm to introduce anyone who is interested to the techniques of Transcendental Meditation.
Participants in this program will learn how Transcendental Meditation enhances the mind, body, well-being, personal relationships and world harmony. It can bring you happiness, enhance your own creativity and naturally calm your mind to bring you inner coherence. She will also discuss how this ancient technique differs from other forms of meditation.
This program is FREE and open to all adults, no registration is required.
Pastel Paint like the Masters
with Gregory Maichack
Monday, August 31st from 5:30-7:30
If you love vibrant color and want to make it shimmer, this is the hands on workshop for you! Participants will gain an empowered appreciation of the pastel painting medium and get to take home their work of art. All supplies are provided and all levels of experience are welcome.
This is a free participatory class for adults only. Space is limited to 30 adults. Registration is required ONLY by calling the Main Desk after August 1st.
This project is supported by a grant from the Lakeville Arts Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
Apponequet Summer Reading
All Students Grades 9-12 Need to Read:
The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland by Jim Defede
Click HERE to order through the SAILS catalog.
Due to a VERY limited number of copies of this title in the SAILS network, the wait list for this title may be long. Here are links to find it on Amazon or digital download. AMAZON and KINDLE Link
Thank You to those of you who have donated copies of this book to us! Please have your teen place a hold on it as soon as possible so everyone has time to get a chance to read it before school starts! We apologize for any inconvienice or wait with this book, please contact the school with your questions and concerns about their book selection.
Click Here for the Complete HIGH SCHOOL Reading List.
Click Here for the Complete Grades 1 - 8 Reading List.
New Museum Passes!
New this summer!
We now have the Buttonwood Park Zoo pass and a DCR Mass Parks Parking Pass! The Buttonwood Zoo
pass gets 4 people in FREE! And the DCR Mass Parks Pass geting one vehicle in to a park with a parking fee for FREE! Reserve the Buttonwood Pass online HERE and come in to see if the Parking Pass is available the night before or morning you go. The DCR pass is a 24 hour check out ONLY, and no reservations are being taken for it.
Digital Library Resources
We have a lot of digital options available to you, from eBooks to eAudiobooks, Music to Magazines and several databases!
Commemorative Brick Walkway
Say it in Stone!
The Lakeville Library is continuing with the brick walkway fundraiser, giving everyone a chance to put a lasting piece of themselves into our community and lets you "Say it in Stone."
Now you can dedicate a brick to anything you want to celebrate, even if you just want to tell the world you love to read!
Brick order forms will be available at the Lakeville Public Library's circulation desk or Click Here.
Each brick is $75 and may have up to 3 lines with 16 characters per line. Orders will be accepted on an on-going basis but bricks will be ordered in batches of 5. Bricks received will be displayed in the reading alcove and installed in the Spring.
The Lakeville Public Library uses the funds from the commemorative bricks for various projects around the library building and grounds. As well as providing a legacy, your contribution will help your library. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.