All Events

February 21, 2020

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 2:00pm
The Library is again taking part in the Boston Bruins PJ Drive in conjunction with Cradles to Crayons. The pajamas -- for babies through teens -- will go to benefit children through the Department of Children and Families. This year our goal is 130 NEW pajamas. The Drive goes from February 1 to Mar... Read More
Event type:
Adult

February 22, 2020

Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 1:00pm
It may be the middle of winter outside, but step into the Richards Memorial Library in February for a Spring-time feel during our Art in Bloom event on Feb 22nd! Art in Bloom seeks to 'interpret" art with a flower arrangement and the art to be interpreted will be Kira Seamon's popular photography.... Read More
Event type:
Adult

February 22, 2020

Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 2:00pm
The Library is again taking part in the Boston Bruins PJ Drive in conjunction with Cradles to Crayons. The pajamas -- for babies through teens -- will go to benefit children through the Department of Children and Families. This year our goal is 130 NEW pajamas. The Drive goes from February 1 to Mar... Read More
Event type:
Adult

February 24, 2020

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 9:30am
The United States Census is happening soon and North Attleboro needs workers to be Census Takers. You would earn extra income, have flexible hours, weekly pay and paid training starting in March. The pay is $19 to $21 for field work. Come to the Library to learn how to apply and to get more... Read More
Event type:
Adult

February 24, 2020

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 10:00am
Join us for a great time with stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft. No registration is required.
Event type:
Childrens, Storytime

February 24, 2020

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 2:00pm
The Library is again taking part in the Boston Bruins PJ Drive in conjunction with Cradles to Crayons. The pajamas -- for babies through teens -- will go to benefit children through the Department of Children and Families. This year our goal is 130 NEW pajamas. The Drive goes from February 1 to Mar... Read More
Event type:
Adult

February 24, 2020

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 6:00pm
London, 1940. Emmy Lake, a telephone operator with the Auxiliary Fire Services, lands another job at the London Evening Chronicle, hoping to become a war correspondent. What she is, however, is a typist for an advice columnist who doesn't want to answer any “unpleasant” letters. But Emmy does.... Read More
Event type:
Book Discussion

February 25, 2020

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 10:00am
Join us for a great time with stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft. No registration is required.
Event type:
Childrens, Storytime

February 25, 2020

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 2:00pm
The Library is again taking part in the Boston Bruins PJ Drive in conjunction with Cradles to Crayons. The pajamas -- for babies through teens -- will go to benefit children through the Department of Children and Families. This year our goal is 130 NEW pajamas. The Drive goes from February 1 to Mar... Read More
Event type:
Adult

February 25, 2020

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 7:00pm
North Needlers is a North Attleboro Knitting and Crocheting group that gathers at the Library on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at 7 pm. We share our projects and patterns, talk about lots of different things and plan joint charity projects. Open to needlers from high school up.
Event type:
Adult

February 26, 2020

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 10:00am
Join us for a great time with stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft. No registration is required.
Event type:
Childrens, Storytime

February 26, 2020

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 2:00pm
The Library is again taking part in the Boston Bruins PJ Drive in conjunction with Cradles to Crayons. The pajamas -- for babies through teens -- will go to benefit children through the Department of Children and Families. This year our goal is 130 NEW pajamas. The Drive goes from February 1 to Mar... Read More
Event type:
Adult

February 27, 2020

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 10:00am
Join us for a great time with stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft. No registration is required.
Event type:
Childrens, Storytime

February 27, 2020

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 2:00pm
The Library is again taking part in the Boston Bruins PJ Drive in conjunction with Cradles to Crayons. The pajamas -- for babies through teens -- will go to benefit children through the Department of Children and Families. This year our goal is 130 NEW pajamas. The Drive goes from February 1 to Mar... Read More
Event type:
Adult

February 27, 2020

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 7:00pm
It’s easy to accumulate things, and bring stuff into our spaces, but it can be difficult to remove things and discard clutter. Want to conquer clutter with confidence? This workshop will discuss effective clutter controlling solutions that will help you take control of your spaces, places, and... Read More
Event type:
Adult

February 28, 2020

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 2:00pm
The Library is again taking part in the Boston Bruins PJ Drive in conjunction with Cradles to Crayons. The pajamas -- for babies through teens -- will go to benefit children through the Department of Children and Families. This year our goal is 130 NEW pajamas. The Drive goes from February 1 to Mar... Read More
Event type:
Adult

February 29, 2020

Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:15am
What does a firefighter do? Why do they have all that heavy equipment? Come find out and learn about fire safety when a North Attleboro firefighter comes to visit! No registration required.
Event type:
Childrens

February 29, 2020

Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 2:00pm
Nancy Drew, the fictional detective, has been around since 1930. She is remembered fondly by millions of women who have read the books in childhood and young girls who are reading them now. Alicia Mello has been collecting Nancy Drew books since she was 8 years old. Join her to discuss the history... Read More
Event type:
Adult, Childrens, Teen
Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 2:00pm
The Library is again taking part in the Boston Bruins PJ Drive in conjunction with Cradles to Crayons. The pajamas -- for babies through teens -- will go to benefit children through the Department of Children and Families. This year our goal is 130 NEW pajamas. The Drive goes from February 1 to Mar... Read More
Event type:
Adult

March 02, 2020

Monday, March 2, 2020 - 9:30am
We will be getting new carpeting so the furniture all needs to be moved. You can modify your holds online for pickup at Plainville Library or Attleboro during that week or you can call us before March 1 and we will make the changes. Or you can suspend your holds. We will be back in business March 9.
Event type:
Adult, Book Discussion, Childrens, Storytime, Teen

March 03, 2020

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 9:30am
We will be getting new carpeting so the furniture all needs to be moved. You can modify your holds online for pickup at Plainville Library or Attleboro during that week or you can call us before March 1 and we will make the changes. Or you can suspend your holds. We will be back in business March 9.
Event type:
Adult, Book Discussion, Childrens, Storytime, Teen

March 04, 2020

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 9:30am
We will be getting new carpeting so the furniture all needs to be moved. You can modify your holds online for pickup at Plainville Library or Attleboro during that week or you can call us before March 1 and we will make the changes. Or you can suspend your holds. We will be back in business March 9.
Event type:
Adult, Book Discussion, Childrens, Storytime, Teen

March 05, 2020

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 9:30am
We will be getting new carpeting so the furniture all needs to be moved. You can modify your holds online for pickup at Plainville Library or Attleboro during that week or you can call us before March 1 and we will make the changes. Or you can suspend your holds. We will be back in business March 9.
Event type:
Adult, Book Discussion, Childrens, Storytime, Teen

March 06, 2020

Friday, March 6, 2020 - 9:30am
We will be getting new carpeting so the furniture all needs to be moved. You can modify your holds online for pickup at Plainville Library or Attleboro during that week or you can call us before March 1 and we will make the changes. Or you can suspend your holds. We will be back in business March 9.
Event type:
Adult, Book Discussion, Childrens, Storytime, Teen

March 07, 2020

Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 9:30am
We will be getting new carpeting so the furniture all needs to be moved. You can modify your holds online for pickup at Plainville Library or Attleboro during that week or you can call us before March 1 and we will make the changes. Or you can suspend your holds. We will be back in business March 9.
Event type:
Adult, Book Discussion, Childrens, Storytime, Teen

March 09, 2020

Monday, March 9, 2020 - 2:00pm
The Library is again taking part in the Boston Bruins PJ Drive in conjunction with Cradles to Crayons. The pajamas -- for babies through teens -- will go to benefit children through the Department of Children and Families. This year our goal is 130 NEW pajamas. The Drive goes from February 1 to Mar... Read More
Event type:
Adult

March 10, 2020

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 1:30pm
The fictionalized story of Alva Smith Vanderbilt, a poverty-stricken Southern Belle, who marries nouveau riche William Vanderbilt. The NYC high society is not accepting of this new family, and Alva discovers that a life of wealth is not itself a recipe for happiness. Available on OverDrive/Libby as... Read More
Event type:
Book Discussion

March 10, 2020

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 2:00pm
The Library is again taking part in the Boston Bruins PJ Drive in conjunction with Cradles to Crayons. The pajamas -- for babies through teens -- will go to benefit children through the Department of Children and Families. This year our goal is 130 NEW pajamas. The Drive goes from February 1 to Mar... Read More
Event type:
Adult

March 10, 2020

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 7:00pm
North Needlers is a North Attleboro Knitting and Crocheting group that gathers at the Library on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month  at 7 pm. We share our projects and patterns, talk about lots of different things and plan joint charity projects. Open to needlers from high school up.
Event type:
Adult

March 11, 2020

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 2:00pm
The Library is again taking part in the Boston Bruins PJ Drive in conjunction with Cradles to Crayons. The pajamas -- for babies through teens -- will go to benefit children through the Department of Children and Families. This year our goal is 130 NEW pajamas. The Drive goes from February 1 to Mar... Read More
Event type:
Adult

March 12, 2020

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 2:00pm
The Library is again taking part in the Boston Bruins PJ Drive in conjunction with Cradles to Crayons. The pajamas -- for babies through teens -- will go to benefit children through the Department of Children and Families. This year our goal is 130 NEW pajamas. The Drive goes from February 1 to Mar... Read More
Event type:
Adult

March 19, 2020

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 7:00pm
Come create a fleece cat that you will embroider and applique. No sewing machine required. Join a group of crafty people who get togther monthly to learn something new. Limited to 10 people ages 18+. Register at the Reference Desk or call 508-699-0122 or email ... Read More
Event type:
Adult

March 23, 2020

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 6:30pm
It’s the summer of 1922, and nineteen-year-old Paulien Mertens finds herself in Paris--broke, disowned, and completely alone. Everyone in Belgium, including her own family, believes she stole millions in a sophisticated con game perpetrated by her then-fiancé, George Everard. To protect herself... Read More
Event type:
Book Discussion

March 24, 2020

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 7:00pm
North Needlers is a North Attleboro Knitting and Crocheting group that gathers at the Library on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at 7 pm. We share our projects and patterns, talk about lots of different things and plan joint charity projects. Open to needlers from high school up.
Event type:
Adult

April 01, 2020

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 6:30pm
The Boston Women's Heritage Trail has prepared a slide show called "The Road to the Vote" which tells the history of people and activities in Massachusetts during the struggle for the right of women to vote. It includes information about the arrest of suffragists during President Wilson's visit to... Read More
Event type:
Adult, Teen

April 03, 2020

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 2:00pm
We all have stuff and managing that stuff can be overwhelming and stressful, especially if we’ve been letting things pile up and accumulate. It’s natural to fill the space we have. It’s easier to hold onto to things than it is to decide how and where to get rid of them. Janine Cavanaugh will... Read More
Event type:
Adult

April 14, 2020

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 1:30pm
Nashville, August 1920. Thirty-five states have ratified the Nineteenth Amendment, twelve have rejected or refused to vote, and one last state is needed. It all comes down to Tennessee, the moment of truth for the suffragists, after a seven-decade crusade. The opposing forces include politicians... Read More
Event type:
Book Discussion

April 14, 2020

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 7:00pm
North Needlers is a North Attleboro Knitting and Crocheting group that gathers at the Library on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month  at 7 pm. We share our projects and patterns, talk about lots of different things and plan joint charity projects. Open to needlers from high school up.
Event type:
Adult

April 26, 2020

Sunday, April 26, 2020 - 1:30pm
Our Spring Poetry, Short Prose and Acoustic Music Open Mike invites all poets, writers and acoustic musicians and poetry, story and music lovers to the Library Reading Room on Sunday for a delightful time sharing local talent. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library.  
Event type:
Adult

April 27, 2020

Monday, April 27, 2020 - 6:00pm
This book was one of our favorites when we read it in 2010. When their hard-drinking, but loving, father dies in a car accident, teenage brothers Kyle and Klint Hayes face a bleak prospect: leaving their Pennsylvania hometown for an uncertain life in Arizona with the mother who ran out on them... Read More
Event type:
Book Discussion

April 28, 2020

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 7:00pm
North Needlers is a North Attleboro Knitting and Crocheting group that gathers at the Library on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at 7 pm. We share our projects and patterns, talk about lots of different things and plan joint charity projects. Open to needlers from high school up.
Event type:
Adult

April 30, 2020

Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 7:00pm
2020 is the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. Prof. Gary Hylander will be here for a 3-part series on WWII including the Rise of Hitler, Yalta and the Race for Berlin and the Nuremberg Trials and the war's end. Reservations are required so we can put out enough chairs.  
Event type:
Adult

May 07, 2020

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 7:00pm
2020 is the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. Prof. Gary Hylander will be here for a 3-part series on WWII including the Rise of Hitler, Yalta and the Race for Berlin and the Nuremberg Trials and the war's end. Reservations are required so we can put out enough chairs.  
Event type:
Adult

May 12, 2020

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 1:15pm
1932, Minnesota—the Lincoln School is a pitiless place where hundreds of Native American children, forcibly separated from their parents, are sent to be educated. It is also home to an orphan named Odie O’Banion, a lively boy whose exploits earn him the superintendent’s wrath. Forced to flee, he... Read More
Event type:
Book Discussion

May 12, 2020

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 7:00pm
North Needlers is a North Attleboro Knitting and Crocheting group that gathers at the Library on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month  at 7 pm. We share our projects and patterns, talk about lots of different things and plan joint charity projects. Open to needlers from high school up.
Event type:
Adult

May 14, 2020

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 6:30pm
This 90-minute multimedia presentation, with Aaron Krerowicz, will explain what happened during that fractious month through quotes from the band members and “fly on the wall” excerpts from the sessions. Krerowicz was here two years ago for a fabulous program on Highway to Heaven.
Event type:
Adult, Teen

May 26, 2020

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 7:00pm
North Needlers is a North Attleboro Knitting and Crocheting group that gathers at the Library on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at 7 pm. We share our projects and patterns, talk about lots of different things and plan joint charity projects. Open to needlers from high school up.
Event type:
Adult

May 27, 2020

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 6:00pm
After years of trying to make it as a writer in 1990s New York City, James Smale finally sells his novel to an editor at a major publishing house: none other than Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Jackie--or Mrs. Onassis, as she's known in the office--has fallen in love with James's candidly... Read More
Event type:
Book Discussion

May 28, 2020

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 7:00pm
2020 is the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. Prof. Gary Hylander will be here for a 3-part series on WWII including the Rise of Hitler, Yalta and the Race for Berlin and the Nuremberg Trials and the war's end. Reservations are required so we can put out enough chairs.  
Event type:
Adult

July 26, 2020

Sunday, July 26, 2020 - 1:30pm
Our Summer Poetry, Short Prose and Acoustic Music Open Mike invites all poets, writers and acoustic musicians and poetry, story and music lovers to the Library Reading Room on Sunday for a delightful time sharing local talent. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library.  
Event type:
Adult