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February is Love Your Library Month! Each February we collect valentines written to the library and then send them to our legislators. Your stories of what your public library means to you go a long way towards supporting the collections, programming and staff that provide the city with access to resources for recreation, enrichment and education! Stop in and leave a valentine in our collection box or email us at email@example.com.
The library is currently operating on Winter Hours.
The Library will be closed on Monday, February 18 in observance of
The Library will be closed on Friday, March 1 for our annual Staff Training Day.
Library Pajama Day
Friday, February 8
We're wearing our pajamas to work on Friday, Februrary 8 to encourage you to donate NEW pajamas to the Annual Boston Bruins/Cradles to Crayons PJ Drive. Your donations will benefit local youth in Southeastern MA involved with the Department of Children and Families. YOU can help a child stay warm this winter by donating a pair of NEW pajamas in any size for children or teens at the APL’s collection box located in the lobby of the library Feb. 1 through March 15.
This is just a sampling of our programs. Our complete storytime schedule and other activities for kids and their caregivers are available on the Children's Page of our website and on the online calendar. Flyers listing all of the programs are also available in the library building.
Thursday, February 14 @ 7pm
For kids ages 3 & up with an adult
Looking for a way to wind down at the end of the day? Join Mrs. Brown for this end-of-the-day program. "Quiet" stories, songs & activities to calm even the busiest of bodies. Siblings are welcome. Register online.
Hoot! The Secret Lives of Owls
Friday, February 8, 3-4pm
Children, ages 3-8, with an accompanying adult, are invited to learn about Owls with nature educator, Sarah Howdy of the Massachusetts Audubon Society. Space is limited, so register online today.
Program generously funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
Coding, Programming and Robots… OH MY! Wednesday, February 20, 6-7pm
Youth in grades 5-12 are welcome to join us for the High Tech Club! Participants will practice coding, programming, and other tech skills using robots, computer kits, IPads and more. Register by phone at 508-222-7820.
Open Gaming with One Up Games
Thursday, February 21 from 1-4pm Sign up for a 30 minute time slot & join us for an afternoon of gaming! This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of Attleboro Public Library.
Looking for something to do? See all of our programs on our online calendar.
Genealogy Club Meeting Saturday, February 2
Come and share with other genealogy enthusiasts your research success stories, roadblocks, thoughts and questions.Register HERE.
Coastline on Tour
Valentine's Day Concert
Thursday, February 14 @ 6:30pm
Selections will include Witchcraft, Love Letters, Almost Like Being in Love, Can't Buy Me Love and other love song favorites.
Registration is requested. Snow date: Sat., February 16 at 2pm. Register HERE.
Black History Month This month's display will celebrate African American history. Check out titles celebrating African American characters and authors. Selections will include popular and award winning fiction and non-fiction titles.
FREE Citizenship Workshop
Thursday, February 28 @ 3pm This program presented in partnership with
For more info, and to make an appointment, call Project Citizenship at 617-694-5949.
What to Read Next? Looking for some variety in your reading? Let our fiction buyer offer some suggestions! Our Reader Services Librarian will be available in the lobby on 3 dates in February to answer your reading questions. Come in and say hello!
Thursday, February 7, 1-2pm
Saturday, February 16, 1-2pm
Thursday, February 21, 6-7pm
Local organizations bring their expertise to the APL
Visit attleborolibrary.org for more info on these events
Community Garden Registration
Saturday, February 9 - 10:30am-12noon
Wednesday, February 13 - 6pm-8pm
Saturday, February 16 - 10am-12noon
Registration days for the upcoming gardening season (April 6 through November 2, 2019) at the Attleboro Community Garden on Riverbank Road, open to prospective and returning gardeners. New gardeners will be placed on a waitlist on a first come basis.
Burbio Calendar The Burbio app & website is a FREE calendar for local schools, libraries, community events and businesses - all in one place. Follow calendars to create a personalized event feed to stay on top of what's happening in your community. Sync with your personal calendar like Google or iCal. Sign up today!
BOOKS & MORE
Book Groups The APL hosts a variety of book discussions for children and adults with a wide range of titles and topics. Come to one, or come to them all! See what we're reading on our website! Our newest book discussion is for families - students in grades 5 and older with an adult!
2019 Seed Library
Spring is coming! This March we'll be hosting gardening programs and distributing seeds to library card holders. We'll have a varied collection of flower, herb and vegetable seeds - our largest selection to date!
Watch for our upcoming world affairs discussion group, Great Decisions. This 8 week program produced by the Foreign Policy Association will begin Thursday, March 7 at 2pm.