Jul 082015
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Did you know that you can now have more free music through the library?  With Freegal, patrons can download up to 5 songs per week and now can have up to 3 hours of music streaming per day!

Just a reminder that Groton Public Library surveys are due July 15. The Library Trustees and Staff will use this information to guide our goals and objectives for the next five years, so don’t miss this chance to share your thoughts with us! Pick up a paper copy at the Library, Senior Center, Town Hall; print a copy at gpl.org, or take our survey online at http://svy.mk/1LXdKFd .

Summer Reading Programs for all ages! Please join us for some reading, fun, and prizes!

“Summer of Heroes” 2015 Adult Summer Reading Program — for ages 18 and Up! Read books! Have fun! Earn prizes! Honor real heroes! Try the Read Across the U.S.A. Superhero Challenge! Sign-up online or at the Library and pick up your starter packet. Sponsored by the GPL Endowment Trust.

Escape the Ordinary Summer Reading Program for Grades 6-12. Sign up today, read, and earn prizes!  All prizes and events are Sponsored by the Groton Public Library Endowment Trust. Please sign up for all programs.
Pizza & a Movie, Star Wars: The New Hope.  Wed, July 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Grades 5-12. Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, and a few friends to save Princess Leia and the universe from the evil Darth Vader. Movie Rated PG.  Pizza and refreshments served.
Robotics Club for  Grades 6-12. Thur, July 16, 7:00-8:30 p.m.  Learn how to build and program robots using Lego© Mindstorms EV3 kits.
Pizza & a Movie, Guardians of the Galaxy. Thur., July 23, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Grades 6-12.  An unusual group of superheroes fight to keep the universe free. Movie Rated PG-13. Pizza and refreshments served. Please sign up.

You can still sign up for the Every Hero Has a Story Summer Reading Program, ages 18 mos. through 5th grade. Sign-up at the Library.
Ecology of Sound. Wed, July 15, 1-1:45 p.m. in Sibley Hall
Musician, Ricardo Frota entertains and educates while playing multicultural songs from indigenous peoples around the world.  Funded by a Groton Cultural Council Grant.+
Norbert: What Can Little You Do? Thur, July 16, 1-1:45 p.m.
Meet the real therapy dog who inspired the award-winning picture book Norbert: What Can Little Me Do? and the newest book: Norbert: What Can Little You Do?, inspired by a 3-pound therapy dog whose mission is to spread smiles and kindness. Meet, greet, and photo opportunity with Norbert. Books available for purchase and signing at the program. All ages welcome.*+
Storyteller Diane Edgecomb presents Everyday Heroes! Fri, July 17, 10:30-11:15 a.m. 
Celebrate the hero in every child with these fun-loving tales & songs. For ages 4 and up.*+
Meet Groton Police Officer Nicholas Beltz and his partner-Police Dog K-9 Lola. Tues, July 21, 10:30-11:15 a.m.  A special story time, meet & greet.  For ages 3 and up.+
Drop-In Craft. Wed, July 22, 1:30-2:30 p.m.  Make a Super Hero shield!
Singer Alastair Moock. Fri, July 24, 10:30-11:15 am. Sure to entertain the whole family! Alastair Moock is a two-time NAPPA Gold Award Winner and a Parents’ Choice Silver Award Winner.  All ages welcome.*+

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