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Photography Course with Nick DePasquale

Beginning Monday, January 27th     6:30pm - 8:30pm
(6 Classes Total)

Learn how to take better pictures with your DSLR (Digital SLR) by learning how to shoot using the manual modes in your camera and by learning how to 'see like a photographer'.

This is a 6-week course and registrants should plan on attending all sessions.
Please visit
HERE for Prerequisites and to Sign-up.

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Knitting & Crocheting Group!

Tuesday, January 28th
4:00pm - 6:00pm


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Monthly Film Reviews

Join us for a monthly film screening, followed by discussion.
Guest facilitators may attend to assist with conversations about the film.

For January:  Won't You Be My Neighbor?
Wednesday, January 29th    6:00pm - 8:00pm

The 2018 Documentary Film
by Moran Neville
Guest Facilitator:  Professor Kevin McCarthy
from Fitchburg State University


Underland        Lab Girl        The Distance Between Us        There There

Please help us select the title for the 2020-2021 Community Read by voting today!  Voting is open until Thursday, January 30th.  All community members, including Fitchburg State students, faculty, staff, as well as members of the greater Fitchburg community, are encouraged to vote.  Review the Books and Vote HERE.

The 2019-2020 
Community Read
Winner was:

Maus, by Art Spiegelman

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Winter Sowing Project
Saturday, February 1st
11:30am - 1:30pm

The idea behind winter sowing is to sow the seeds outdoors in miniature greenhouses during the winter, allowing them to germinate naturally during the spring.  This interactive program will explain the science of how it works, the techniques to make it successful, and how to make your own miniature greenhouse with common everyday items. 

Please bring an empty transparent/translucent plastic milk/juice container for this project.  All other materials will be provided.

Space and supplies are limited; Early registration is encouraged.

A special Thank You to Robin Venezia, the Lunenburg Pollinator Habitat, and Ginny Albertson for donating time and seeds for this project.

Drop-in Health and Wellness Fair
Wednesday, February 5th    4:00pm - 7:00pm

Keep your 2020 fitness resolutions!  Representatives from local establishments will be here to give information on diet/nutrition, medical, fitness & training, and more.

Enter the door prize drawing to win a gift basket generously donated by Compassion Massage from Leominster.  (No need to be in attendance for the drawing - winner will be called.)

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. 

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In February we are making Beaded Earrings

Two sessions are available for registration*

Tuesday, February 18th:
     10:30am - 11:30am -- Sign up HERE

Wednesday, February 19th:
      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!

Featured Artist:  Nick DePasquale


His exhibit will hang until March 1st.

Featured Venues for January

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum(called Fenway Court during Isabella Stewart Gardner's lifetime) is a museum in the Fenway–Kenmore neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts near the Back Bay Fens.  The museum was opened in 1903 by Isabella Stewart Gardner, an American art collector, philanthropist, and patron of the arts.  It houses an art collection of world importance, including significant examples of European, Asian, and American art, from paintings and sculpture to tapestries and decorative arts.  It is housed in a building designed to emulate a 15th-century Venetian palace, drawing particular inspiration from the Venetian Palazzo Barbaro.  Gardner collected and carefully displayed a collection of more than 7500 paintings, sculptures, furniture, textiles, silver, ceramics, 1500 rare books, and 7000 archival objects from ancient Rome, Medieval Europe, Renaissance Italy, Asia, the Islamic world, and 19th-century France and America.  Among the artists represented in the galleries are Titian, Rembrandt, Michelangelo, Raphael, Botticelli, Manet, Degas, Whistler and Sargent. 

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The Museum of Science (MoS) is a science museum and indoor zoo in Boston, Massachusetts, located in Science Park, a plot of land spanning the Charles River.  One of the world's largest science centers and New England's most highly attended cultural institution, the Museum of Science is ideally positioned to lead the nationwide effort to promote engineering education awareness, bringing science, technology, and mathematics alive through its exhibits, programs, and more.  The museum is also home to over 100 animals, many of which have been rescued and rehabilitated from various dangerous situations.

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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