Adults are invited to join the Adult Summer Reading Program! Adults: Register for our Adult Summer Reading Program beginning Thursday, June 19! Read! Have fun! Win prizes! The more you read and play library BINGO, the greater your chances of winning! Weekly prizes will be gift cards for $50 to popular Groton businesses and the grand prize will be $250 to Gibbet Hill! Made possible by the GPL Endowment Fund.
The Summer Reading Programs for Young Adults and Children also begin on Thursday, June 19 and run to Friday, August 22. Enjoy the fun of reading, along with prizes and programs for everyone who registers. Made possible by the GPL Endowment Fund.
Singularity: The Unique Print: The Owen Smith Shuman Gallery is pleased to present an exhibit of monotypes and monoprints from printmakers Justin Campaniello, Catherine Kernan, and Jan Cadman Powell. The exhibit is on view in the gallery from June 6-August 1, 2014 and there will be a reception with the artists on Tuesday, June 24th from 6:30-8PM. This will be Deborah Santoro's last exhibit as curator for the GPL, and she will give a brief talk about the exhibit at 7 pm.
New Retirement Planning Strategies Seminar, Tues, June 17, 6:30-8 pm. Groton Council on Aging and the library present a free seminar by guest speakers George and Steve Pessotti. The program will be held in Sibley Hall on the 2nd floor of the library.
Young Adult Programs:
Magic the Gathering Club,* Wed, June 18, 3-5 pm. Grades 6-12.
Last Day Llama Lounge, Thurs, June 19, 11:30 am - 3 pm. It's the last day of school and the first day of the YA Summer Reading Program. Sign up for the SRP, pick up some reading materials, enjoy playing games, use craft materials, and snack & relax with your friends. Grades 5-8.
Minecraft Club, Wed, June 25, 7-8:30 pm. Minecraft fans gather every month (including July and August) to play on the library's dedicated server. Grades 6-12.
Teen Improv Acting Class,* Thurs, June 26, 6:30-8:30 pm. Experienced actor & drama teacher Jape Payette will share games in the style of TV show "Who's Line Is It Anyway?" Grades 6-12.
Special Program for Grades 3-8: iRobot, Fri, June 27, 10:30-11:30 am. iRobot Corporation of Bedford will give a demonstration on robots. iRobot's fascinating research has expanded what robots are able to do. The program is part of the company's outreach program. Free.
Bryson Lang: The Cure for the Common Show!* Wed, June 25, 10:30-11:30 am.** Children's Summer Reading Program Kick-Off Event. Bryson Lang mixes original comedy, audience participation, juggling, improv, giant beach balls, and a few surprises, too! All ages
Read to Roly or Huggs, Wednesdays, 4-5 pm. These certified therapy dogs love children, books, and reading. Sign your child up for one 15-minute session with Roly or Huggs.
Always free and open to all.
* Made possible by the GPL Endowment Fund.
** Online registration begins one week before program and preference is given to Groton residents.
For more information on events, the art gallery, and museum passes, visit www.gpl.org.
GPL Hours: Tues, Wed, Thurs 10-9; Fri 10-6; Sat 10-5; Sun 1-5 Sept-Apr; closed Mon.
Telephone: Main: 448-1167, Info: 448-8000, Children's: 448-1168 Website: gpl.org