Events Calendar


December

A character in a red spacesuit holds up a finger as a shushing sign.

Don’t be sus ... play among us!

December 21 Monday

TAG Among Us Game

4:00 PM In this online outer space game of deduction and mystery you’ll have to figure out who is a crewmate, who is an imposter, and who is just straight up sus! The Teen Advisory Group’s “Among Us” game will be hosted by, Kristen, the Teen Librarian at the West Newbury Library. Download the free Among Us app to your phone (it is recommended that you play with two devices) and contact Kristen with any questions at kyoung@westnewburylibrary.org. To register go to: https://www.eventkeeper.com/code/ekform.cfm?curOrg=GARML&curID=477199. Ages 12 & Up.


Decorated CDs made into spinners. Swirls of red, white, and blue stripes cover one CD. A bottle cap is used as a handle. Another CD is turned over to the shiny metalic data side.

December 29 Tuesday

Take and Make Craft: CD Spinner

10:00 AM – 7:00 PM Kits to make a unique and fun CD Spinner will be available for curbside pick-up. Registration is not required. Ages 5 & Up.


January

The Joy of Bird Feeding. An eastern bluebird sits atop a birdhouse post. The wooden birdhouse is covered in snow.

January 8 Friday

The Joy of Bird Feeding

7:00 – 8:00 PM Looking for a way to brighten your yard and mood this winter? Join Mass Audubon naturalist Scott Santino for this virtual presentation to learn about the joys of winter bird feeding. We’ll discuss feeder types, the best seed to put in them, the birds they’ll attract, how to outsmart squirrels, and other ways to encourage birdlife into your yard and community. Scott has been leading nature education programs for the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary in Topsfield and the Massachusetts Audobon Society since 1999. Email: tshaw@merrimaclibrary.org to register.


Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland. A portrait of the smiling author next to the cover of her book. The book cover has an illustration of swimmers at the beach.

January 12 Tuesday

Merrimac Zoomers Book Club

7:30 – 8:30 PM We’ll be discussing the book, Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland. Based on a true story and told in the vein of Anita Diamant’s The Boston Girl, Beanland’s family saga is a breathtaking portrait of just how far we will go to in order to protect our loved ones and an uplifting portrayal of how the human spirit can endure—and even thrive—after tragedy. New book club members are accepted at any time! Email: tshaw@merrimaclibrary.org to receive the meeting link.


Nine dragon's eye glass magnets. Each eye has a dark narrow oval pupil. Eye iris colors include: teal, blue green, burnt umber, purple, red, dark blue, yellow green, silver, and gold.

January 19 Tuesday

TAG Take and Make Craft: Dragon Eye Magnet

10:00 AM – 7:00 PM Kits will be available for curbside pickup at the Merrimac Public Library from January 19 – 22, while supplies last. Participants will need to supply their own nail polishes (including black). An instructional video will be posted on the Teen Advisory Group’s YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmjoqiwUSxi6nRBxU-MOq-w. Ages 12 and Up.


Nine dragon's eye glass magnets. Each eye has a dark narrow oval pupil. Eye iris colors include: teal, blue green, burnt umber, purple, red, dark blue, yellow green, silver, and gold.

January 20 Wednesday

TAG Take and Make Craft: Dragon Eye Magnet

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Kits will be available for curbside pickup at the Merrimac Public Library from January 19 – 22, while supplies last. Participants will need to supply their own nail polishes (including black). An instructional video will be posted on the Teen Advisory Group’s YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmjoqiwUSxi6nRBxU-MOq-w. Ages 12 and Up.


Nine dragon's eye glass magnets. Each eye has a dark narrow oval pupil. Eye iris colors include: teal, blue green, burnt umber, purple, red, dark blue, yellow green, silver, and gold.

January 21 Thursday

TAG Take and Make Craft: Dragon Eye Magnet

10:00 AM – 7:00 PM Kits will be available for curbside pickup at the Merrimac Public Library from January 19 – 22, while supplies last. Participants will need to supply their own nail polishes (including black). An instructional video will be posted on the Teen Advisory Group’s YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmjoqiwUSxi6nRBxU-MOq-w. Ages 12 and Up.


Nine dragon's eye glass magnets. Each eye has a dark narrow oval pupil. Eye iris colors include: teal, blue green, burnt umber, purple, red, dark blue, yellow green, silver, and gold.

January 22 Friday

TAG Take and Make Craft: Dragon Eye Magnet

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Kits will be available for curbside pickup at the Merrimac Public Library from January 19 – 22, while supplies last. Participants will need to supply their own nail polishes (including black). An instructional video will be posted on the Teen Advisory Group’s YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmjoqiwUSxi6nRBxU-MOq-w. Ages 12 and Up.