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DEI Calendar

  1. World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

    May 21, 2022, 1:00 AM - May 22, 2022, 1:00 AM

    Today is World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. In 2001, UNESCO adopted the Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity. and in In December 2002, the UN General Assembly, in its resolution 57/249, declared May 21 to be the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, and in 2015, the Second Committee of the UN General Assembly unanimously adopted the resolution on Culture and Sustainable Development A/C.2/70/L.59, affirming culture’s contribution to the three dimensions of sustainable development, acknowledging further the natural and cultural diversity of the world, and recognizing that cultures and civilizations can contribute to, and are crucial enablers of, sustainable development.

  2. Memorial Day

    May 30, 2022, 1:00 AM - May 31, 2022, 1:00 AM

    Today is Memorial Day. Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971.

Library Events

  1. Pleasant Street Center Book Group

    May 19, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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    Reading Room

    Looking for a casual book group where you can discuss, engage and laugh with other like-minded readers? This month’s discussion will feature the book, News of the World by Paulette Jiles. Copies are available at the Library in both large and regular print. For more information, call the Reading Public Library at 781-944-0840.

  2. Preschool Stories: Storytime for 3s, 4s, and 5s

    May 19, 2022, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
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    Community Room A, Community Room B

    Designed for ages 3-5, this series is filled with rollicking stories, songs, felt boards and other visual methods of storytelling! The goal of this series is to increase both your child's enjoyment of reading and attention span. Come enjoy longer stories and take home thematic/book related activites to extend the storytime experience! No registration necessary. Face coverings are not required but strongly recommended while indoors at the Reading Public Library. Please follow the updated COVID-19 guidelines if you’ve tested positive, been in close contact, or are experiencing new symptoms.

  3. Teen Talks: Anatomy of a Protest Workshop with Wee the People

    May 19, 2022, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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    Community Room A, Community Room B

    During the Anatomy of a Protest workshop, teens will test their knowledge during a game challenging them to match moments from famous social movements to poster board signs highlighting the six basic stages of social change. Led by Francie Latour, racial justice educator, facilitator, children's book author and co-founder of Wee the People. Registration is required. Wee the People is a Boston-based social justice project that aims to inspire youth to "notice injustice and discover the power of their own voices." This program is part of the Reclaiming Your Story grant, graciously funded by the Library Services & Technology Act (LSTA) Direct Grant Program. Face coverings are not required but strongly recommended while indoors at the Reading Public Library. Please follow the updated COVID-19 guidelines if you’ve tested positive, been in close contact, or are experiencing new symptoms.

  4. Kids' Author Visit

    May 20, 2022, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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    Community Room A, Community Room B

    Calling all cosmic chefs! Alec Carvlin will be reading his debut picture book, How to Bake a Universe at the Reading Public Library! Kids ages 3-8 will love decorating their own cosmic sunglasses, hearing the book read aloud by the author, and asking questions about the fun and funky science at the end. Book sales available courtesy of Whitelam Books. Free tickets will be available on the day of the event starting at 1:00 pm. Face coverings are not required but strongly recommended while indoors at the Reading Public Library. Please follow the updated COVID-19 guidelines if you’ve tested positive, been in close contact, or are experiencing new symptoms.

  5. Plant Lab: Garden Prep and Spring Planting

    May 20, 2022, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
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    Outdoor Patio, Children's Program Room

    Were you a Plant Ambassador last summer? Have you got a green thumb? Do you want to give gardening a try? Help us start our spring crop in the Plant Lab on the Patio! We'll plant seedlings, talk about best planting practices, and bring home a bit of the garden with you! We may end early if everything gets planted speedy quick! After helping to get the garden going this season, come back to the library any time, show us your Plant Ambassador Badge and go outside to water the plants or read them a story! Remember, gardening is messy! Please wear clothing you won't mind getting dirty and be prepared to get your hands dirty! Please only register gardeners grades 4-6 for this program, grownups are welcome to stay and help out or drop off their young gardeners.

  6. French for Kids

    May 21, 2022, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
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    Children's Program Room

    Bonjour! Kids in grades 1-4 can learn French in a 4-week class led by students in the RMHS French Club! Each week will feature new vocabulary, bilingual activities and more.

  7. Bird Meetup With Dave Williams!

    May 23, 2022, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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    Community Room A, Community Room B

    You've learned all about birds, but do you want to learn more about birds? And share some of your knowledge too? You’re in duck luck! Novice birders and experts alike are welcome to attend RPL’s casual Bird Meetups with Dave Williams every other month. These will be informal gatherings where bird-loving folk can gather to learn from each other and share their knowledge. Register below! Face coverings are not required but strongly recommended while indoors at the Reading Public Library. Please follow the updated COVID-19 guidelines if you’ve tested positive, been in close contact, or are experiencing new symptoms.

  8. Friends of the Reading Public Library Meeting

    May 23, 2022, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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    Conference Room

    The Friends of the Reading Library is a non-profit charitable organization that enhances the library’s programs and services. The Friends’ mission is to hold annual fundraisers in order to sponsor events and programs not funded by the town. Our monthly meetings are held at the library, the 4th Monday of the month from 7-9. We meet from September through May with the exception of December. Please join us if you are interested in supporting our wonderful library and meeting new people.

  9. Toddler Time

    May 24, 2022, 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
    @
    Community Room A

    Join us for a fun half hour of stories, songs and other learning activities! This weekly class is designed to jump-start early literacy skills for walkers and "wobblers." No registration is necessary, but space is strictly limited so please pick up tickets from a Children's Librarian before the program begins. Face coverings are not required but strongly recommended while indoors at the Reading Public Library. Please follow the updated COVID-19 guidelines if you’ve tested positive, been in close contact, or are experiencing new symptoms.

  10. Toddler Time

    May 24, 2022, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    Community Room B

    Join us for a fun half hour of stories, songs and other learning activities! This weekly class is designed to jump-start early literacy skills for walkers and "wobblers." No registration is necessary, but space is strictly limited so please pick up tickets from a Children's Librarian before the program begins. Face coverings are not required but strongly recommended while indoors at the Reading Public Library. Please follow the updated COVID-19 guidelines if you’ve tested positive, been in close contact, or are experiencing new symptoms.

  11. TBW: Creative Writing for Teens!

    May 25, 2022, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    @
    Studio

    Join Our Creative Writing Group for Teens! TBW: To Be Written Teens in grades 6-12 will participate in creative writing exercises and hands on activities. Teens can also earn service hours by collaborating with the children's writing group, The Scribble Society! Meetings are held every other Wednesday at 3:30pm. **Registration is Required** Face coverings are not required but strongly recommended while indoors at the Reading Public Library. Please follow the updated COVID-19 guidelines if you’ve tested positive, been in close contact, or are experiencing new symptoms. This program is part of the Reclaiming Your Story grant, graciously funded by the Library Services & Technology Act (LSTA) Direct Grant Program.

  12. Preschool Stories: Storytime for 3s, 4s, and 5s

    May 26, 2022, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    @
    Community Room A, Community Room B

    Designed for ages 3-5, this series is filled with rollicking stories, songs, felt boards and other visual methods of storytelling! The goal of this series is to increase both your child's enjoyment of reading and attention span. Come enjoy longer stories and take home thematic/book related activites to extend the storytime experience! No registration necessary. Face coverings are not required but strongly recommended while indoors at the Reading Public Library. Please follow the updated COVID-19 guidelines if you’ve tested positive, been in close contact, or are experiencing new symptoms.

  13. Teen Meet Up: Origami

    May 26, 2022, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    @
    Teen Area

    Stop by the Teen Room and make some origami! Our community partner RESPOND will join in on the fun. RESPOND’s Mission: RESPOND partners with individuals, families and communities to end the serious public health issue of domestic violence. RESPOND strives to achieve its mission through prevention, intervention and education services that promote safe, healthy relationships. This program is part of the Reclaiming Your Story grant, graciously funded by the Library Services & Technology Act (LSTA) Direct Grant Program. Face coverings are not required but strongly recommended while indoors at the Reading Public Library. Please follow the updated COVID-19 guidelines if you’ve tested positive, been in close contact, or are experiencing new symptoms.

  14. Therapeutic Program for Adults: Nature Connection

    May 26, 2022, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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    Community Room A, Community Room B

    Join the Nature Connection for therapeutic and educational nature-based programs. Participants will engage with plants, small animals, natural materials, and expressive arts. Each month, we'll explore natural elements that tie to the season and what is happening in the natural cycle outdoors. This series of programs is designed for adults ages 22 with disabilities, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). They are not respite programs; caregivers are required to attend. Please register for each session separately. The Nature Connection will visit on the 4th Thursday of the month, February through May 2022. Register using the form below. Indicate how many people will be in your party, and include the contact information for one member of your party, so we can contact you in case of program cancellation due to weather. Face coverings are not required but are strongly recommended while indoors at the Reading Public Library. Please follow the updated COVID-19 guidelines if you’ve tested positive, been in close contact, or are experiencing new symptoms. Sponsored by the Friends of the Reading Public Library.

  15. Reading Rockets: A Parent & Child Book Discussion for Grades 5-6

    May 26, 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    @
    Children's Program Room

    This discussion group is designed for students in grades 5 & 6 and their caregiver. Together we'll talk about characters, setting, language, art and much more. WHO is your favorite (or least favorite) character? WHY did they make the choices they did? WHAT would you do if you were in the same situation? HOW did the author(s) present the story and conflict? Sign up below with information about both the student(s) and the caregiver(s) who will attend. When you register, you are signing up for the entire school year, 8 discussion dates. May's title: City of the Plague God by Sarwat Chadda. Copies of the book will be provided to participants. Face coverings are not required but strongly recommended while indoors at the Reading Public Library. Please follow the updated COVID-19 guidelines if you’ve tested positive, been in close contact, or are experiencing new symptoms.

  16. Plant Lab: Garden Prep and Spring Planting

    May 27, 2022, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
    @
    Outdoor Patio, Children's Program Room

    Were you a Plant Ambassador last summer? Have you got a green thumb? Do you want to give gardening a try? Help us start our spring crop in the Plant Lab on the Patio! We'll plant seedlings, talk about best planting practices, and bring home a bit of the garden with you! We may end early if everything gets planted speedy quick! After helping to get the garden going this season, come back to the library any time, show us your Plant Ambassador Badge and go outside to water the plants or read them a story! Remember, gardening is messy! Please wear clothing you won't mind getting dirty and be prepared to get your hands dirty! Please only register gardeners grades 4-6 for this program, grownups are welcome to stay and help out or drop off their young gardeners.

  17. Memorial Day Weekend: Library Closed

    May 28, 2022, 1:00 AM - May 29, 2022, 1:00 AM

  18. Memorial Day: Library Closed

    May 30, 2022, 1:00 AM - May 31, 2022, 1:00 AM

  19. Toddler Time

    May 31, 2022, 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
    @
    Community Room A

    Join us for a fun half hour of stories, songs and other learning activities! This weekly class is designed to jump-start early literacy skills for walkers and "wobblers." No registration is necessary, but space is strictly limited so please pick up tickets from a Children's Librarian before the program begins. Face coverings are not required but strongly recommended while indoors at the Reading Public Library. Please follow the updated COVID-19 guidelines if you’ve tested positive, been in close contact, or are experiencing new symptoms.

  20. Toddler Time

    May 31, 2022, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    Community Room B

    Join us for a fun half hour of stories, songs and other learning activities! This weekly class is designed to jump-start early literacy skills for walkers and "wobblers." No registration is necessary, but space is strictly limited so please pick up tickets from a Children's Librarian before the program begins. Face coverings are not required but strongly recommended while indoors at the Reading Public Library. Please follow the updated COVID-19 guidelines if you’ve tested positive, been in close contact, or are experiencing new symptoms.

  21. Word of Mouth Book Discussion

    May 31, 2022, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    @
    Conference Room

    Have you read any good books lately? Stop by and share! Join us for an informal monthly discussion of what people are currently reading. It's a great way to learn about new books and authors. Our motto is the Andre Maurois quote- "In literature, as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others."

Main Page Meetings Calendar - Home Page

  1. Board of Health

    May 19, 2022, 7:00 PM

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  2. Legal Notice - Zoning Board of Appeals

    May 19, 2022, 7:00 PM

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  3. Zoning Board of Appeals

    May 19, 2022, 7:00 PM

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  4. RMLD Audit Committee

    May 23, 2022, 6:00 PM

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  5. School Council

    May 23, 2022, 7:00 PM

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  6. RMLD Board of Commissioners

    May 23, 2022, 7:30 PM

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  7. RMLD Citizens Advisory Board

    May 23, 2022, 7:30 PM

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  8. Mystic Regional Emergency Planning Committee

    May 24, 2022, 8:00 AM

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  9. Finance Committee

    May 24, 2022, 7:00 PM

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  10. Reading ARPA Advisory Committee

    May 24, 2022, 7:00 PM

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  11. Select Board

    May 24, 2022, 7:00 PM

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  12. Retirement Board

    May 25, 2022, 9:30 AM

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  13. Climate Advisory Committee

    May 25, 2022, 7:00 PM

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  14. Conservation Commission

    May 25, 2022, 7:00 PM

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  15. Council on Aging

    May 25, 2022, 7:00 PM

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  16. Reading Center for Active Living Committee

    May 25, 2022, 7:00 PM

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  17. School Council

    May 26, 2022, 4:00 PM

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Public Works

  1. Recycling Event

    May 21, 2022, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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    DPW Garage, 75 Newcrossing Road

    Paper Shredding - One box per household

    Rigid Plastics - Plastic toys, chairs, containers, etc.

    Styrofoam - clean white #6 PS preformed block and sheet, No food containers of any kind, and no Colored Styrofoam

    Simple Recycling - Textile Collection

    RESIDENTS ONLY - NO BUSINESSES

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Town Forest Committee

  1. Troop 702 Meeting

    May 19, 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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    Weekly meeting being held at the New Council Ring

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  2. Cub Scout Pack 733 Spring Campout

    May 21, 2022, 3:00 PM - May 22, 2022, 9:00 AM
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    Overnight camping at the Old Council Ring

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  3. Troop 702 Meeting

    May 26, 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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    Weekly meeting being held at the New Council Ring

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