Children

Floral Workshop
Friday, October 26 at 7 pm

The Friends of the Sutton Public Library will host a workshop on Friday, Oct. 26, to create an elegant everlasting floral arrangement.

The evening will be facilitated by Kristen, owner/operator of Posies ’n Presents.

The fun starts at 7 p.m., at the First Congregational Church on the Common.

The cost for this event is $35.00.  Please click here to register.  Payment is due before the program by either mailing payment to The Friends of the Sutton Library, PO Box 544, Sutton, MA 01590 or dropping off your payment at the Library.  Your registration is not considered confirmed until your payment is received.


Ancestry.com Workshop
Thursday, November 1 at 6:30 pm and Tuesday, November 6 at 11:30 am
Want to learn more about your family tree? Not sure where to start? Come to the library to learn how to use the most popular genealogy website. This workshop provides a supportive environment for family history researchers to get more out of their Ancestry Library experience. 
Media Literacy Talk
Thursday, October 18 at 6 pm
Professor Allison Butler, PhD., Lecturer & Chief Undergraduate Advisor and Director of the Media Literacy Certificate Program in the Department of Communication at University of Massachusetts, Amherst will present a talk on media literacy. Media literacy builds an understanding of the role of media in society as well as essential skills of inquiry and self-expression necessary for citizens of a democracy. 
Make a Busy-Bag
Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 11:30 am and Thursday, Sept. 27 at 6:30 pm
A busy-bag is a bag that a parent/caregiver can pull out when they need fresh activities for their toddler/ preschooler. Join us to make several activities perfect for taking on-the-go or using at home to keep your little one entertained and learning. We are offering this workshop on two different dates and times, the same projects will be made each time. This program is for adults and teens ages 13 and up.
Space is limited, please register at this link for the Sept. 25 class: https://suttonpubliclibrary.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/make-a-busy-bag/

Please register at this link for the Sept. 27 class: https://suttonpubliclibrary.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/make-a-busy-bag-2/

Using Essential Oils with Kids
Tuesday, October 2 at 6:30 pm
With kids back into the school routine, join local mom, Rebecca Porter, to learn how essential oils can naturally support your family’s health and wellness and how to safely use them with children of all ages. Learn which oils support focus and which oils help calm and reduce anxiety. Additionally, with germ season ahead, we will discuss how to boost immune systems and support better sleep to help with overall wellness. Registration is appreciated and can be done at this link: https://suttonpubliclibrary.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/using-essential-oils-with-kids/
Fall Button Art
Thursday, October 4 at 6:30 pm and Tuesday, October 9 at 11:30 am
Join us to make fall-themed button art. We’ll have all the supplies handy, you can just relax and create. This program is for adults and teens ages 13 and up. We're doing this once in the evening and once in the morning- we hope one fits your schedule and you can join us.
Space is limited, please register at this link for the October 4 class: https://suttonpubliclibrary.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/fall-button-art/

Please register for the October 9 class at this link: https://suttonpubliclibrary.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/fall-button-art-2/
Writing Group
Thursdays, September 13, October 11, November 8 at 6 pm
Join local author Lisa Shea for a writing group at the Sutton Library. Come bounce your ideas off of other authors and get creative and constructive feedback.
Book Discussion Groups
Book Groups are taking the month of August off!

We will be discussing Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi  

Wednesday, September 19 at 11 am at the Sutton Senior Center
Thursday, September 20 at 6 pm at the Library
 
 
We will be discussing Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf 
Wednesday, October 17 at 11 am at the Sutton Senior Center
Thursday, October 18 at 6 pm at the Library
 
 
We will be discussing Salt Houses by Hala Alyan
Wednesday, November 21 at 11 am at the Sutton Senior Center
Thursday, November 15 at 6 pm at the Library


One great title– two chances to discuss it each month! Book club books will be available at the desk of the Library after the previous book group. Books for the Senior Center discussion are also available at the Senior Center.