Art Opening Reception: Carol Keefe and Bobby Reeve

Bacon Free Library - 58 Eliot Street Natick, MA 01760 United States

Join us for an art opening reception for artists Carol Keefe and Bobby Reeve, whose art will be featured at the Bacon Free Library from February 8 – March 27.  Meet the artists and enjoy their art. Carol Keefe’s Artist Statement I am inspired by the ever changing light and color at the horizon. My […]

Instrument Petting Zoo

Bacon Free Library - 58 Eliot Street Natick, MA 01760 United States

The Bacon Free Library is partnering with Bach to Rock (B2R) in Wellesley to bring you this instrument petting zoo. B2R will be bringing a variety of musical instruments to the Bacon for 60 minutes of instrument exploration to give people of all ages a chance to learn about instruments and experience playing them. Please stop […]

Buildwave Workshop

Bacon Free Library - 58 Eliot Street Natick, MA 01760 United States

Build and have fun at the Bacon Free Library in this creative, hands-on workshop that encourages play and collaboration. Participants will be given wave after wave of kits filled with different building materials to explore. Watch this video to learn more! This program is geared toward kids in grades K to 6. Registration is required.

Winter Sowing with Milk Jugs (virtual program)

Bacon Free Library - 58 Eliot Street Natick, MA 01760 United States

Do you want to get your seeds started earlier this year?  Winter sowing might be the answer for you. The Bacon Free Library has recruited the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens for a workshop on using milk jugs as mini-greenhouses.  Join us for a Zoom presentation about this easy, effective method of planting seedlings without indoor lighting […]

Read to a Dog

Bacon Free Library - 58 Eliot Street Natick, MA 01760 United States

Kids can build confidence and practice their reading skills by reading out loud to a registered therapy dog at the Bacon Free Library. Children ages 5 and up can sign up for a 15-minute reading session with Sophie, a gentle golden retriever who loves belly rubs, stories, and cuddles. Please register on the Bacon Free […]

Ongoing Art Display at the BFL – Carol Keefe & Bobby Reeve

Bacon Free Library - 58 Eliot Street Natick, MA 01760 United States

Visit the BFL to enjoy the current, nature-themed exhibit created by two local artists. This exhibit pairs the lush ocean landscapes of Carol Keefe with the true-to-life bird sculptures of Bobby Reeve.  This art will be displayed through March 27th.   Carol Keefe Carol Keefe is a long-term artist member of the Artist Association of Nantucket […]

Exciting Discoveries in Art History with Mallory Mortillaro (Virtual)

Bacon Free Library - 58 Eliot Street Natick, MA 01760 United States

Art historian Mallory Mortillaro will entertain us with stories of several important and valuable works of art that have been rediscovered in unexpected places. Who doesn’t love learning about a priceless painting found in an attic? Or a sculpture sitting for decades in a public garden, only to be found out as an Italian treasure?  Mallory […]

Raised Bed Gardening

Bacon Free Library - 58 Eliot Street Natick, MA 01760 United States

The Bacon Free Library has invited the experts at Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens to teach us the nuts and bolts of raised bed gardening, including how to build, fill, site, and plant raised beds.   This program will be held on Zoom. Register to receive the Zoom link for this virtual program.      Image by congerdesign from Pixabay

Movement & Music with Walnut Hill

Bacon Free Library - 58 Eliot Street Natick, MA 01760 United States

 Join Miss Katie from the Community Academy at Walnut Hill School for the Arts for a fun program that emphasizes the bond between children and their caregivers, while simultaneously enriching their musical, cognitive, and physical development. Caregivers are led in enjoyable yet simple rhythmic patterns, dances, and activities. Instruments like rhythm sticks, bells, shakers, and drums are […]

Meet an Alpaca!

Bacon Free Library - 58 Eliot Street Natick, MA 01760 United States

Meet an alpaca at the Bacon Free Library! Harvard Alpaca Ranch will bring one of their alpacas to the library for a visit. After listening to a presentation all about alpacas, you’ll have the chance to meet the alpaca up close. All ages are welcome. The program will be held outdoors on the library lawn, […]