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1. The is handing out a free medium-sized regular cup of coffee from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. to customers at the . to introduce its first free checking account.
2. Anyone who has an older house – maybe not that old – or for those concerned about preserving Belmont's historic residential properties, the Planning Board will discuss at at 7 p.m. both a proposed Demolition Delay Bylaw that would allow the town to prevent the distruction of "historically significant" homes for up to one year as well as hear from Belmont architect Erik Rhodin on his latest plan to save the historic Thomas Clark House.
3. Storytimes for children ages 2 and 3, in which songs and movement are part of the storytime experience, will take place for early risers at 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and then again from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Held across the hallway from the Children's Room in the Flett Room of the
4. And for children aged four to five, Storycraft for 4's and 5's will begin with a story followed by a simple craft. The storytelling will take place in the Flett Room across from the Children's Room from 3:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
5. This Day in History
On this day in 1997, the Google internet search engine retrospectively claims this as its birthday. Go to the homepage and see the birthday cake.