The BACON FREE LIBRARY is located at 58 Eliot St., Rte. 16, in South Natick. The library website is For additional information or to sign up for programs, call 508-653-6730.

ART EXHIBIT: Artist Friends of the Bacon Free Library. Twelve artists — Kate Feiffer, Marie Craig, Liliana Glenn, Denise Girardin, Sheila Fortune, Mary Erickson, Liza Curtis, Stephen Gatter, Bren Bataclan, Rob Franco, Tim Perry and Ginger McEachern — have created an exhibit at the BFL, which will remain up for a year. Several of the artists have created new work just for this exhibit and two of the artists have offered their work up for auction at a later date to support the BFL.

RESERVE MUSEUM PASSES: Get discounted rates at the Museum of Science, the Gardens at Elm Bank, Mass Audubon, and Zoo New England. Stop by the library, visit the website or call to put one on hold.

STORY TIME SCHEDULE: Story times will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

MOMMY & ME MOVE IT: 10-11 a.m. on Mondays. Attention kiddos: bring your mom or dad and join us for a fun 30 minutes of yoga, dancing, marching, hopping, and anything else to get us moving on a Monday morning! When weather permits, we’ll be outside.

ADULT COLORING BOOK CLUB: 11 a.m.-noon on Thursdays. Join for an hour of coloring (and chatting, if you’d like). We’ll supply the adult coloring pages and coloring pencils or markers. Feel free to bring your own supplies if you’d like.

READ TO A DOG: 9:30-10:30 a.m. Oct. 14. Registration is required. Kids in kindergarten through fourth grade are invited to sign up for 15 minute turns to read aloud to the therapy dog, Stitch. Call 508-653-6730 to register.

LITTLE FREE LIBRARY CRAWL AND RECEPTION: Oct. 15. We’re celebrating the BFL’s recent Mathworks grant to build six little free libraries around town! From 1–4 pm, visit 5 Little Free Libraries around Natick (Elm Bank is closed that day for a wedding, if you get a chance to go there before Oct 15th, please do so!). Take pictures of yourself with each one – post it on social media, tagging the library, if you’d like. Start at any one of them but try to end up at the BFL to join us at 4:00 pm for a reception celebrating the artists and Mathworks! If you’ve visited at least five LFL’s, just show us your pictures and claim your prize!

HISTORY BOOK CLUB: 1 p.m. Oct. 17 at Natick Community Center. Join for a discussion of “In the Heart of the Sea” by Nathaniel Philbrick. Books available at the BFL.

HALLOWEEN HARVEST WITH DAVIS BATES: 7 p.m. Oct. 17. Celebrate Halloween with award-winning storyteller Davis Bates in a performance of participatory of stories and songs for adults, teens & pre-teens. The program will include traditional and contemporary folk songs and stories from New England and around the world. Hear about spirits and shape shifters, a rainy Halloween, true-life ghost stories, and more, and be prepared to sing, move and clap your hands. There will even be a short lesson on how to play the musical spoons.

KIDS AUTHOR VISIT WITH DAVID A. KELLY: 2 p.m. Oct. 18. Come meet “Ballpark Mysteries” author David A. Kelly. Find out how he became a writer, how he gets his ideas and what made him write about baseball! Best for kids in grades 1-5. David’s books will be available for purchase and signing. And then, stick around to make your own baseball in a collaborative program with the Natick Historical Society.

MAKE AND TAKE YOUR OWN BASEBALL: 3 p.m. Oct. 18 with Natick Historical Society. Kids of all ages, come make your own baseballs, just in time for the World Series! Please register for this joint event with Natick Historical Society by calling 508-653-6730 or visiting our website.

GULP FICTION 20-30 SOMETHING BOOK CLUB: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at Agostino’s Italian Restaurant. Join for a discussion of “The Portable Veblen” by Elizabeth McKenzie. Books available at the library. As always, drinks are dutch.

FRENCH CONVERSATION CLUB: 9:15 a.m. Oct. 21. Join for an hour of French conversation and brush up on your language skills.

BROWN BAG LUNCH WITH KERRI MILLER: 12 p.m. Oct. 21. Bring your own bag lunch to the BFL as we welcome author and feng shui expert Kerri Miller, founder of Feng Shui Pathways. She’s passionate about sharing the benefits of Feng Shui with others so they can be empowered to create spaces that feel better and flow better. We’ll provide drinks and cookies, and Erica’s book “Feels Better. Flows Better. Feng Shui for Inspired Living” will be available for purchase and signing.

SWAG BAG AUCTION — ROMANCE EDITION: 8 p.m. Oct. 22 through 8 p.m. Oct. 29. The latest online auction features Swag Bags with contributions from over 50 of the best romance authors out there in several genres. Swag includes signed books, totes, mugs, and special opportunities like including the winner’s name in the author’s next book, advanced copies, and more.

MINDFULNESS WITH MARTHA: 12 p.m. Oct. 23. Join us for a lunch and learn workshop “Happiness from the Inside Out” with life coach and mentor Martha Fagan. Please join Martha Fagan, Life Coach and Mentor, for a lunch and learn workshop. Get an overview of proven methods from the science of Positive Psychology to improve your overall sense of well-being. This is not a “quick fix latest greatest self-help workshop,” but rather a lens into seeing the impact our daily choices have on our sense of happiness and inner peace. Register on the website or call 508-653-6730.

BOOK BUFFET SENIOR EDITION: 4 p.m. Oct. 24. You decide on the book you want to read, then come and tell us all about it.

BOOK CLUB: 7 p.m. Oct. 24. Join for a discussion of “The Thirteenth Tale” by Diane Setterfield. Copies available at the library.

TEA AND TRIVIA: 1:30 to 3 p.m. Oct. 26 at Natick Community Center. Celebrate the Natick Community-Senior Center’s fifth anniversary at a trivia game led by one of the BFL librarians. Call the Community Center at 508-647-6540 to sign up as a team or an individual.

DOG TALES: 10 a.m. Oct. 27. Join for storytime with therapy dog Garbo. All ages welcome.

MAKE AND TAKE — SPOOKY TREES: 3-5 p.m. Oct. 27. Drop in and make your own spooky tree. All materials supplied.

AFTERNOON TEA WITH SONALI DEV: 2-3:30 p.m. Oct. 28. Registration is required. Bestselling author Sonali Dev joins for an afternoon tea. Books available for purchase and signing, along with snacks and chai tea

FIELD TRIP TO WALDEN WOODS: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 29. Registration is required on Morse website. With Morse Institute Library, we’re celebrating the bicentennial of the birth of Henry David Thoreau at Walden Woods with a private tour of Thoreau’s Library and Walden Pond. Event is free; parking is $8.

THE MENTALIST — PRESTON HELLER: 7 p.m. Nov. 1 at Morse Institute Library. Preston Heller will not tell you what a mentalist does – he will show you! And in so doing, every audience member will have a unique, personal experience with the “unseen”, including thought implantation or ‘influence’, revealing of information known only to the spectator, predictions, reading of body language and voice patterns, psychometry and much more. “Seeing the Unseen” is part of his Fighting Hunger Tour, and attendees are encouraged to bring canned or dry goods for A Place To Turn Food Pantry. This program is 100% family friendly and free but due to the nature of the subject matter it is recommended for ages 12 and up.

MYSTERY BOOK CLUB: 1 p.m. Nov. 2. “Still Life” by Louise Penny.

COOKBOOK CLUB: 12:30 p.m. Nov. 4. Today we’re celebrating Octoberfest by raising a stein and cooking traditional German foods. Pick out a German cookbook from the library or find any recipe online.

ENVIRONMENTAL BOOK CLUB: 7 p.m. Nov. 7. pm. With Mass Audubon’s Broadmoor, join for a discussion of “Reflections in Bullough’s Pond” by Diana Muir. Copies available at the library.

HAMILTON THE MUSICAL TRIVIA CONTEST: 7 p.m. Nov. 8 for ages 18 and older; registration is required. Are you a Hamilton fan who knows every word to “Guns and Ships,” or just listening to the award-winning musical for the first time? Hamilton fans will gather at the library to answer trivia questions, play games and enjoy the music. This is a trivia contest for adults 18 and up only – we’ll have adult beverages for those 21 and over (and YA beverages for those not quite legal) plus some imaginative snacks! There will be prizes. Feel free to wear your Hamilton gear. We’ll have 5 teams of 4 each – make your own team or come and meet some new people. Space for teams is limited and registration is required; visit our website or call 508-653- 6730.

COMIC BOOK GROUP: 7 p.m. Nov. 9 at Morse Institute Library. Join to discuss “Thor Vol. 1: The Goddess of Thunder” by Jason Aaron, and stay tuned for details about a group trip to see “Thor: Ragnarok” in theaters.

CORNUCOPIA STORYTIME AND CRAFT: 10 a.m. Nov. 14-15. Join for this special week of cornucopia stories and crafts. We’re getting ready for the big Turkey day, Fran-style! No registration required, all ages welcome, and all materials supplied.

KNIT AND CROCHET CLUB: 6 p.m. Nov. 14. Join once a month for an hour of knitting or crocheting (or both!). Bring your projects to work on in congenial company.

FRIENDS OF THE BFL MEETING: 7:15 p.m. Nov. 14.