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Christmas fun for all planned with several events at Fall River Public Library

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The Fall River Public Library has some special holiday programs for kids, teens, and adults coming up this month. Here are some of the holiday highlights.

Sat., Dec. 14
Let’s not forget our furry friends at the holidays! All animal lovers are invited to a writing workshop and book talk at the Main Library on Saturday, December 14. Author, artist, and animal advocate Lori Bradley-Millstein will lead a writing workshop, “Writing About Animals,” at 10 a.m.

Following the workshop, Ms. Bradley-Millstein will talk about her new book Dogs Are Better Than People, the story of her journey through the world of animal rescue. Copies will be available for purchase and signing The book signing begins at 11:45 a.m.
Registration is required for the writing workshop. Call the circulation desk to sign up. The book talk is open to all. Sponsored by Friends of the Fall River Public Library.

Sat., Dec. 14
Join for a festive off-site event. David Mello, head of Children’s Services at the Fall River Public Library, will host Christmas at the Lafayette-Durfee House on Saturday, December 14 at 11 a.m. Meet at the historic Lafayette-Durfee House at 94 Cherry Street, Fall River, for Christmas stories, crafts, and a house tour.

Tues., Dec. 17
Little ones (ages 4 & up) are invited to a Kids’ Dinosaur Ornament craft on Tuesday, December 17 at 3:30 p.m. at the Main Library. Walk-ins welcome.

Tues., Dec. 17
Grace your tree with an Origami Ornament or add it to a present! These beautiful and unique Japanese Kudusama balls are made from multiple folds of festive paper. This free workshop on Tuesday, December 17 at 6 p.m. is recommended for adults and older teens (14 and up). Co-sponsored by the Fall River Art Association. Call to register.

Wed., Dec. 18
All ages are invited to join a Holiday Sing-Along with the Unlikely Strummers! This local ukulele ensemble will play and lead the group in singing traditional holiday songs on Wednesday, December 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library. Walk-ins welcome.

Thurs., Dec. 26
Looking for something to do during school vacation week? Teens are welcome to join a free Duct Tape Flower Pen Craft on Thursday, December 26 at 3 p.m. Recommended for ages 12 & up. Registration not required.

They will also feature holiday themes during our weekly Preschool Storytimes at the Main Library on Tuesday mornings at 10:30. The South Branch Library will offer Preschool Storytimes on Monday mornings at 11 a.m., as well as kids’ crafts on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m., followed by a family movie.

To register or for more information on any of these programs, call the Main Library circulation desk at 508-324-2700, ext. 2.

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