The Townsend Library will be open on Sundays from 1-5 p.m. through March 25.

Sunday, Feb. 19:

Sunday Movie Matinee: Dolphin Tale Based on true events, this family film is about Winter, a young dolphin who lost her tail in a crab trap, and Sawyer, the introverted 11-year-old boy who befriends her. Rated PG. Remember to bring blankets and pillows to sit on the floor! Time: 2-3:30 p.m. Meeting Hall A

Tuesday, Feb. 21:

Story time and Craft with Miss Molly: Ages 3-5. No registration required – Drop in for stories and fun! 11 a.m.

Hunger Games Event: Falconry Program Nancy Cowan, Master Falconer, will bring birds of prey for you to see up close. Nancy will give an intro to falconry, and explain how she hunts with these amazing birds. Families welcome, Ages 5+ Funded by the Townsend Public Library Endowment Time: 11 a.m. to noon. Meeting Hall A & B

Classic Movies: : Some Like it Hot starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon!

Do you love the classics? Come watch a free afternoon movie on the big screen! Bring cozy blankets, cushions and/or snacks! Each week we will present a different classic feature staring favorite actors such as Cary Grant, John Wayne, Doris Day and Myrna Loy! This Week we will be showing: : Some Like it Hot starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon! Time: 1-3:30 p.m. Contact: Stacy Schuttler, 978-597-1714, Location: Meeting Hall A

Teddy Bear and Pajamas Storytime Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite teddy bear. Miss Karen will read a few teddy bear stories and we’ll sing some teddy bear songs. Time: 6-7 p.m. Location: Storytime Room

Wednesday, Feb. 22:

Homeschool Playtime and Social Group: This group will meet each Wednesday to play games, socialize, do activities, and have fun! Please bring a board game to play with others. Families are welcome to bring children who are not school aged, please bring activities to suit your child’s needs. Caregivers must remain in the room during this program. Please register so we have an idea how many people will be attending each week. This program is free and open to the public! 10 a.m. to noon, Storytime Room

The Hunger Games Event: Seven Savvy Secrets for Personal Polish Adult Program:

We all have heard that we never get a second chance to make a good first impression. And it is evident that Katniss and Peeta discover this quickly in the Hunger Games. But few of us take the time to consider the components of presenting a polished professional image. Savvy people know how to make their first impressions work to their advantage. This program reviews the essentials for both attitude and attire. The lessons learned through this etiquette program will provide you with confidence to present yourself well. We will cover such topics as: Handshakes & Introductions, The Power of Perception Buying Appropriate Attire, Building a Socially Acceptable Wardrobe, Posture & Presence, Eyes & Expressions, Lasting Impressions. Sponsored by the Townsend Public Library Endowment. 7 p.m. Meeting hall B

Hands on Art Be creative and use your imagination, we will provide lots of fun materials including recyclables and craft supplies! No registrations required… drop in any time between 12 and 5. Time: noon to 5 p.m. Contact: Molly Benevides, 978-597-1714, Location: Storytime Room

Townsend Library Gardening Group -Herb Talk with Jody Gilson

Herb Talk at Townsend Library Jody Gilson will be the speaker at the next meeting of the Townsend Library Gardeners’ Group (TLGG) on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m. at Townsend Meeting Hall. Her talk will include a brief history of herbs and herb gardening in our area. Jodie Gilson has a background as a librarian and history teacher and is the owner of J. Gilson Greenhouses in Groton. She has lectured on varied subjects regarding herbs at garden clubs, garden centers, colleges, professional conferences and other plant-related groups. The Friends of the Townsend Public Library is sponsoring the talk which is free and open to the public. The Townsend Library Gardeners’ Group meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month at the Townsend Public Library and welcomes all gardening enthusiasts (including beginners) interested in gathering together to learn and share ideas.

Thursday, Feb. 23:

Introduction to Mango Languages-Language learning program! Join Nicole Kramer for an informational session on how to use our new language database “Mango” purchased by the Townsend Library Endowment. There are over 25 languages to learn!-including French, Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, Greek and even pirate! She will have tips and take questions! Time: 6-7 p.m. Location: Meeting Hall A

Fiber Frenzy: Do you knit, crochet, spin, needle felt, or anything else having to do with fiber or fabric? Come join a group of adults who share your love of fiber. 6-8 p.m. Meeting Hall B

Hunger Games Book Discussion Teen Group: Did you love the book? Did you hate it? Whatever your opinion is, come to discuss it… You will have a chance to win tickets to the movie coming out in March! Time: 7:30-9 p.m., Storytime Room

Friday, Feb. 24:

Books and Blocks Storytime: Ages 1-3. Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks! Great for building fine motor skills and pre-literacy. Parents must remain with their children throughout the program. No registration Required! 10:30 a.m.

— Stacy Schuttler, library director