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Hygge Celebration
Sunday, December 8th    2:00pm - 3:30pm

"Why not follow the Danish example
and bring more hygge into your daily life?"

Hygge:  'A quality of coziness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being (regarded as a defining characteristic of Danish culture).'

Join us for a relaxing environment of dim lights, mellow music, and simple crafts with warm tea, coffee, and danishes.

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Feel free to bring your own crafting supplies.
No registration necessary - Just drop in.

This program is for adults only.


~ Stitchcraft ~
Knitting & Crocheting Group!
Tuesdays - December 10th and 17th

4:00pm - 6:00pm


Thursday, December 12th
5:00pm - 7:00pm

Town of Lunenburg Public Forum on Recycling


FOOD AND FLICK NIGHT

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Friday, December 13th
6:00pm* - 8:30pm

The Movie is:  Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

The Food Theme is:  Chrismas Cookies

The rating of this movie is:  "R"
*The movie will begin at 6:15pm

(The admission is free, and bringing a
food item is not required!)

We do ask you to sign up at the front desk, or online HERE for attendance, and if you are bringing a dish to share.

The LPL Puzzle Swap!
November 12th - December 14th

Between now and December 14th, bring in any jigsaw puzzle ~ without any missing pieces ~ and receive a swap ticket (one swap ticket for each puzzle brought in).  On Saturday, December 14th, bring your ticket(s) in to claim your new puzzle(s)!

~~ You do not need to participate in the swap to donate puzzles ~~
All puzzle donations will be gratefully accepted.


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2nd Annual
Holiday Cookie Walk

Tuesday, December 17th
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Fill a beautiful holiday box with homemade cookies for a flat fee

Need some yummy treats for the family, as a hostess gift, or as a sweet surprise for someone special?  Join us for the second annual Cookie Walk in support of the Friends of the Lunenburg Library.

Bakers interested in donating cookies (or baked good, candy, or holiday-type finger dessert) should bake 5-6 dozen of your favorite recipe.  These can be dropped off after 12:00pm the day of the walk.

We are excited about this rewarding fundraising activity
and hope to see you there!


Monthly Program Series for Adults

Join us to make something fun, make new friends, and take home a free handmade creation.  A different themed craft will be offered each month, and each session is led by a librarian to assist you. 

In December we are making Room Sprays and Shower Melts

Two sessions are available for registration*

   Tuesday, December 17th:  10:30am - 11:30am -- Sign up HERE

   Wednesday, December 18th:  6:30pm - 7:30pm -- Sign up HERE

*Please only register for one session.  Projects are intended for adult skill levels and interests, but registration is open to everyone.
Space is limited, so sign-up today!

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3rd ANNUAL
SMALL WORKS @ THE LPL

For the third year, we will display a juried exhibit of artwork that is smaller than 11" in diameter.  In hopes of spreading the joy of art to others, works for sale must be priced less than $100.  Even if you don't buy anything, come see and enjoy the work of the talented and passionate local artists from our area.

                

This exhibit will hang until January 2, 2020.


Featured Venues for December

The Museum of Russian Icons is a non-profit art museum located in Clinton, Massachusetts.  The museum opened in October 2006 as the private collection of Gordon B. Lankton.  The collection includes more than 1,000 Russian icons and related artifacts, making it one of the largest private collections of Russian icons outside of Russia and the largest in North America.

The icons in the collection range in date from the 15th century through to the present, and covers almost the entire range of Russian icon images, symbols, and forms.

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Fitchburg Art Museum (FAM)

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The Fitchburg Art Museum (FAM) is one of the most treasured cultural institutions in Central New England and serves the cities of Fitchburg and Leominster, as well as the surrounding communities in North Central Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.  FAM was founded in 1925 through a bequest of artist, collector, and educator, Eleanor Norcross. 

In 2012, FAM began its rotating contemporary New England artist exhibition program, thus connecting the strength of its historical collections with contemporary art practices.  Each rotating, contemporary exhibition is accompanied by an interactive educational exhibit in the Learning Lounge, where visitors young and old can learn about what they are seeing in the galleries and better understand their own reactions to the exhibits.

FAM is continuing to work towards a goal of becoming New England’s first fully bilingual (English/Spanish) art museum by seeking to add bilingual printed collateral, website, social media, and docent tours.

The Friends of the Lunenburg Library are eligible to request Museum Passes to many museums, zoos, and living environments throughout the State.
Join the Friends today and experience these cultural activities.


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