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Wednesday October 23, 2019
Pumpkin Decorating Contest! Ages 12+
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Sign up in advance to participate in our first ever pumpkin decorating contest!

Compete in a kids or adult age group for two titles in each: Best Decorated and Best Carved!

Important Dates: 

  • Pick up your reserved pumpkin Wednesday, 10/23 through Saturday 10/26. 

    • ages 3-11 - pick up in the Children’s Room

    • ages 12-adult - pick up at the Reference Desk

  • Return your decorated or carved pumpkin on Saturday 10/26 or Sunday, 10/27

  • Visit the library or our Facebook page to check out all the pumpkins and vote for your favorites Monday 10/28 through Weds 10/30. 

  • Winners announced on Halloween! Thursday, 10/31!

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
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Pumpkin Decorating Contest! Ages 3-11
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Sign up in advance to participate in our first ever pumpkin decorating contest!

Compete in a kids or adult age group for two titles in each: Best Decorated and Best Carved!

Important Dates: 

  • Pick up your reserved pumpkin Wednesday, 10/23 through Saturday 10/26. 

    • ages 3-11 - pick up in the Children’s Room

    • ages 12-adult - pick up at the Reference Desk

  • Return your decorated or carved pumpkin on Saturday 10/26 or Sunday, 10/27

  • Visit the library or our Facebook page to check out all the pumpkins and vote for your favorites Monday 10/28 through Weds 10/30. 

  • Winners announced on Halloween! Thursday, 10/31!

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
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Monster Mash Bash
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Drop in for a monstrously fun afternoon of horrible crafts, ghoulish games, and eye-popping activities.

There will be a scavenger hunt with prizes! Costumes welcome!

For ages 5 and up.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Parent/Child Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This book discussion group is for 4th and 5th graders with a parent.

October's book is Saving Winslow by Sharon Creech.

 

 

 

Location: Raytheon Room
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King Lear: Should We Translate Shakespeare into Modern English?
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Shakespeare wrote his plays over 400 years ago. While it is estimated that about 80% of English grammar and vocabulary hasn’t changed much in last 400 years, some words and expressions have disappeared or changed meaning.  If you were transported to 17th century London, the locals would not be able to understand you, nor you them.

These changes can baffle, and worse, mislead, the modern playgoer. So should we translate Shakespeare into modern English?

Using examples from King Lear, Joel Angiolillo will trace some of the language changes that have occurred since 1605, discuss the pros and cons of translating Shakespeare, and give examples of how we could create such a translation.

Join us to learn how the language has evolved, and enhance your appreciation and understanding of King Lear. 

King Lear is being performed by the Actors Shakespeare Company October 3-27th at the Chelsea Theater Works.

 

 

Joel Angiolillo holds a BA in linguistics from Amherst College and a PhD in Cognition and Communication from the University of Chicago. He applied his interest in how we understand and use speech as a telecommunications engineer at AT&T and Verizon.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday October 24, 2019
Staff Development Meeting
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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One-on-One Genealogy Help
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Are you just getting started and don't know where to begin?

Having trouble organizing and confirming your genealogy finds?

Stuck on a branch of your tree and can't go any further?

Get one-on-one help from experienced Genealogists - weekly on Thursdays, 1-2pm, through October!

Sign up by Sunday for a 15 minutes session the following Thursday and then meet your genealogist at the Reference Desk.

Contact: Wayland Free Public Library  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
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Room is Booked
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Busy Parents: Making Changes for Zero-Waste
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Our mission is to leverage community and collaboration to accelerate each of our journeys towards zero-waste living. We are a respectful welcoming community that supports one common goal: sustainability.

We will celebrate any and all new members, questions, suggestions, changes and successes.

Contact: Lauren Crimmin     crimminlauren@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday October 25, 2019
TED Walks
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

“All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking.”  - Friedrich Nietzsche

Join us for a monthly TED talk viewing and discussion program! We'll watch a TED talk for 20 minutes, discuss for 20 minutes indoors, and then, weather permitting, take a 30 minute *optional* walk to continue the discussion! Come for all or some of this program. If you just want to walk, please contact Courtney (508-358-2311) and then join us about 10:40.

In October we'll watch Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong, a talk by Johann Hari.

What really causes addiction -- to everything from cocaine to smart-phones? And how can we overcome it? Johann Hari has seen our current methods fail firsthand, as he has watched loved ones struggle to manage their addictions. He started to wonder why we treat addicts the way we do -- and if there might be a better way. As he shares in this deeply personal talk, his questions took him around the world, and unearthed some surprising and hopeful ways of thinking about an age-old problem.

 

 

Johann Hari's first book, Lost Connections: Why You're Depressed and How to Find Hope, is being translated into 27 languages and has been praised by a broad range of people -- from Elton John (who said it "will change your life") to the British Journal of General Practice, who called it "one of the most important texts in recent years." His second book, Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs, has been translated into 15 languages and is currently being adapted into a major Hollywood film by Oscar-winning director Lee Daniels, and into a non-fiction documentary series.

Hari graduated from Cambridge University with the highest degree grade, a Double First, in social and political sciences. He grew up in London, with a Swiss father who was a bus driver and a Scottish mother who worked in a shelter for victims of domestic violence. Today, he lives half the year in London, and he spends the other half of the year traveling to research his books.

Hari has written over the past eight years for some of the world's leading newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Guardian, the SpectatorLe Monde Diplomatique, the Melbourne Age and Politico. He has also appeared on leading TV shows, including HBO's Realtime With Bill Maher. He was twice named "National Newspaper Journalist of the Year" by Amnesty International. He has also been named "Cultural Commentator of the Year" and "Environmental Commentator of the Year" at the Comment Awards, and "Gay Journalist of the Year" at the Stonewall Awards.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Beginners English Conversation Group
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Do you know someone who is learning basic English?  This beginners English conversation group meets about twice a month. It is especially good for people who do not speak English at home. This class will take place at the Cochituate Village Apartments Community Room at 106 Main Street in Wayland.
Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Sunday October 27, 2019
Mansion Inn: The Making of a Scholar
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Dena DincauzeJoin us to learn about Mansion Inn, a Wayland archaeological site, and Dena Dincauze, the remarkable woman who documented it.

Mansion Inn is a well-known Native American cremation burial site in Wayland dating back to circa 3,500 years ago.  As part of her dissertation research, Dena Dincauze, a Concord native and graduate student in Anthropology at Harvard University, took on the formidable task of studying the artifacts and materials recovered from this important site that was dug in a non-scientific way by avocational archaeologists and local residents. This seminal work began a remarkable career as an important authority in New England Archaeology.

Sponsored by the Wayland Historical Commission.

 

 

 

About the speaker: 

Tonya Largy is an archaeological consultant specializing in the analysis of plant and animal remains from archaeological sites.  She is also associated with the Zooarchaeology Laboratory, Peabody Museum, Harvard University. 

Tonya  has been active in Wayland archaeology since the late 1970’s and was a co-founder of the Wayland Archaeology Group, an arm of the Wayland Historical Commission of which she is a member.  Tonya has been involved in numerous excavations in the Sudbury/Assabet/Concord River basin since that time.  She also has extensive field experience in the broader northeast with the National Park Service.  As a staff member of the Zooarchaeology Laboratory at Harvard, she also worked at the ancient site of Harappa in Pakistan.

Tonya holds a B.A. in Anthropology from UMass Boston, an M.A. in Anthropology from UMass Amherst, and an M.S.W. from Fordham University in New York. 

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
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Monday October 28, 2019
Pop-Up Playtime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Drop in for a morning of pretend play, early literacy activities, and sensory fun for little ones and their caregivers.

For children ages 0 to 3, with caregiver.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Girls Who Code for Grades 3 to 5
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

The Wayland Public Library is offering a Fall  Girls Who Code club for girls in grades 3 to 5.

This club will teach basic coding in an engaging and creative way to girls in the upper elementary grades.

The club will meet Mondays, October 21 through December 16 (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent volunteers.

The Wayland Library will supply laptops for the girls to use during class.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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ESOL Tutor Training Class
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

ESOL Tutor Training with Ginny Steel

 

Contact: Ginny Steel   508-358-7517 virginia@thesteels.com  

Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Monday evenings, 6:00pm-9:00pm, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/21, and 10/28. Please note: the Library will be closed on 10/14 in observance of Columbus Day and training will NOT be held. Pre-registration is required.  If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Ginny Steel, ESOL Program Director, at the phone number or email address listed above.

  

 

Contact: Ginny Steel  508-358-7517   virginia@thesteels.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday October 29, 2019
Zumba Kids Jr
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Rhythm and dance program for children ages 2.5 to 4 years old.

Led by Hayley Chizinsky of H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness Studio.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The fall session of this club meets every Tuesday, October 15 through January 21, (except school holidays) amd will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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New Traditions for Thanksgiving: Side Dishes & Turkey Talk with Liz Barbour
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

For many of us, preparing Thanksgiving dinner can be filled with anxiety. Join chef Liz Barbour for as she explores the many types of turkeys available, the various ways to prepare them, and how to create a menu that is easy and delicious. Following her discussion, Liz will demonstrate 2 of her favorite side dishes and offer samples for everyone.

Registration is required. Limit 35 attendees. 

 

 

 

 

 

Chef Liz Barbour built her cooking career in a variety of Boston's catering and restaurant settings. After starting her family, she reentered the food world as a cooking instructor with Liz Barbour's Creative Feast. Her recipes and teaching style connected with her community, and Liz soon had a large following of loyal students. She is a regular guest on New Hampshire’s WMUR Cook’s Corner and her cooking demonstrations and recipes are featured in various publications including Where Women Cook, New Hampshire Magazine, the Nashua Telegraph, and The Hippo Press. Liz is the author of Beautifully Delicious, a collection of recipes that create beautiful dishes combining colorful, flavorful ingredients and incorporates familiar herbs and edible flowers that you are probably growing at home or that you can conveniently buy at your local grocery store. 

Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday October 30, 2019
Diwali Program
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Learn about Diwali and create your own henna and rangoli designs on paper. 

If you want, Wayland parent Manisha Kotadia will paint a henna design on your hand!

For ages 5 and up.

 

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Hiking The Bay Circuit Trail: A Video Journal
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Dan & Marilyn Brielmann along with Alan French will be your guides taking you along the Bay Circuit Trail, a 200 mile natural wonder that arcs around the city of Boston from Newburyport to Kingston. 

Dan incorporates his video and musical talents to bring the environmental issues of our day in a documentary news style that inspires us to meet the people who are Caring for the Earth. In doing this video, he met and interviewed over 60 people. Alan French is an Andover resident and was the founder, Chairman and Executive Director of the Bay Circuit Alliance, Inc. He’s here tonight to talk about the more than 25 years he was involved with this project and making it a reality. 

 

 

 

 

 

There will be music, video, information about a trail that’s in your own backyard and time for questions. We look forward to your joining us for this fun, informative event.

 
Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday October 31, 2019
Storyvine
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

StoryVine introduces preschoolers to books and reading with engaging stories, songs and activities. Our interactive storytimes encourage language development, socialization and fun. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child or children.

Location: Raytheon Room
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One-on-One Genealogy Help
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Are you just getting started and don't know where to begin?

Having trouble organizing and confirming your genealogy finds?

Stuck on a branch of your tree and can't go any further?

Get one-on-one help from experienced Genealogists - weekly on Thursdays, 1-2pm, through October!

Sign up by Sunday for a 15 minutes session the following Thursday and then meet your genealogist at the Reference Desk.

Contact: Wayland Free Public Library  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
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Friday November 1, 2019
Art Exhibit Installation - Sudbury Valley Nature Photographers
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Sudbury Valley Nature Photographers will setup their November art exhibit in the Raytheon Room from 11:00am-1:00pm.

Contact: -Wayne Hall     wa.hall@verizon.net
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Sunday November 3, 2019
Artist Reception - Sudbury Valley Nature Photographers
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Artist Reception for the November exhibit by Sudbury Valley Nature Photographers. Reception will be 2:30pm-4:30pm and Raytheon Room is needed from 2:00pm-5:00pm for setup and cleanup. 

Contact: -Wayne Hall     wa.hall@verizon.net
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Monday November 4, 2019
Short Readings for Intermediate ESL Students
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Read a short story or article in class, discuss the reading, and practice your English skills. No preparation needed! This group is best for intermediate and advanced English speakers.  Registration is required before each class. Know someone who could benefit? Spread the word!

Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Girls Who Code for Grades 3 to 5
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

The Wayland Public Library is offering a Fall  Girls Who Code club for girls in grades 3 to 5.

This club will teach basic coding in an engaging and creative way to girls in the upper elementary grades.

The club will meet Mondays, October 21 through December 16 (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent volunteers.

The Wayland Library will supply laptops for the girls to use during class.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Tattooist of Auschwitz book coverThe Tattooist of Auschwitz 

by Heather Morris

In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a Tätowierer (the German word for tattooist), tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners. Imprisoned for over two and a half years, Lale witnesses horrific atrocities and barbarism—but also incredible acts of bravery and compassion. Risking his own life, he uses his privileged position to exchange jewels and money from murdered Jews for food to keep his fellow prisoners alive. One day in July 1942, Lale, prisoner 32407, comforts a trembling young woman waiting in line to have the number 34902 tattooed onto her arm. Her name is Gita, and in that first encounter, Lale vows to somehow survive the camp and marry her.

A vivid, harrowing, and ultimately hopeful re-creation of Lale Sokolov's experiences as the man who tattooed the arms of thousands of prisoners with what would become one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust, The Tattooist of Auschwitz is also a testament to the endurance of love and humanity under the darkest possible conditions.

Contact: Brittany Tuttle  508-358-2311   btuttle@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday November 5, 2019
Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The fall session of this club meets every Tuesday, October 15 through January 21, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Great Presenters: Ian Condry - Hearing the Future in Music in Tokyo, Boston, and Berlin
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

In the 21st century, musicians have faced a whiplash of technological and cultural change that as fundamentally altered the social and business relations around music.  Might current musical experiments point to possibilities for post-capitalist futures?  Examples from Tokyo, Boston, and Berlin will explore pop idols, virtual singers, underground techno, crowd-funding pioneers, and spatial audio sound art.  What might seem like a flatland of economic commodification of music is in fact a fluid, shifting landscape that points to a fundamental curvature of socialeconomic spacetime.

Ian Condry is a cultural anthropologist and professor at MIT since 2002.  He is the author of two books, Hip-Hop Japan and The Soul of Anime, both of which examine how cultural movements go global from below.  He is currently working on a book exploring at music and musicians after the end of the recording industry, with a comparison of Tokyo, Boston, and Berlin.  He is the founder of the Dissolve Music series, and organizer of the MIT Spatial Sound Lab, which makes multi-perspective sonic experiences to explore the possibilities of sound for transforming learning and democracy.  He hosts the radio show “Near and Far” on WMBR 88.1 FM Cambridge and online at wmbr.org.

Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday November 6, 2019
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
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Prewalkers Lapsit
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Together we will learn fun and interactive ways to promote early brain development.

Our group includes soft songs and lap bounces, which encourage early communication.

Facilitated by an Beverly Mobilia of Community Partnerships for Children and Families.

For ages newborn to 1 year, or pre-walkers, with caregiver. We will meet in the play area of the Children's Room.

Questions? call Beverly at 617-559-9058 or email her at Beverly_Mobilia@wayland.k12.ma.us

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Girl Scouts Junior - Troop #62579
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Girl Scouts Junior Troop #62579 Meeting.

Contact: -Miti Koopersmith  617-504-1807 
Location: Raytheon Room
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Lego Club
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Children will make fabulous creations out of legos.

This month's theme: Space Stations!

For ages 5 and up.

Location: Raytheon Room
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The Dog Went Over the Mountain with Peter Zheutlin
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Peter Zheutlin, The New York Times bestselling author of Rescue Road embarks on a cross-country journey to take the measure of America with a loyal friend. 
 
On the cusp of turning sixty-five, Peter Zheutlin and his beloved Albie, a rescue dog of similar vintage, take a poignant, often bemusing, and keenly observed journey across America and discover a big-hearted, welcoming country filled with memorable characters. They come away with a newfound appreciation for the life they temporarily left behind, and a determination to live more fully in the moment as old age looms.
 
Inspired by John Steinbeck, this 9,000-mile odyssey allows Zheutlin to experience all that America is and means today, and having Albie by his side opens up people and pockets of this country (and a few new smells). Similar in approach and tone to Bill Bryson’s bestselling travel classics, but with an endearing canine sidekick, The Dog Went Over the Mountain will delight dog lovers, baby boomers, and anyone who seeks to experience life on the open road with a four-legged companion.
 
 
Past praise for Peter Zheutlin:
  • “Peter Zheutlin has written a lovely, moving, important book about a subject that is both heartbreaking and joyful. [Dogs] are one way God tests our compassion.” —Dean Koontz
  • “Heartwarming doesn’t suffice to describe it: this tale of stray, unwanted, and abandoned dogs, and the people who devote their lives to saving them, restores faith in humanity.” —Alexandra Horowitz, New York Times bestselling author of Inside of a Dog
  • “Peter Zheutlin takes us on a dog lover’s ultimate road trip. A canine caravan with heart and soul.” —Teresa Rhyne, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling The Dog Lived, And So Will I
 
About Peter Zheutlin:
 
Peter Zheutlin is the New York Times best selling author of Rescue Road: One Man, Thirty Thousand Dogs and a Million Miles on the Last Hope Highway and a freelance journalist and author whose work has appeared regularly in The Boston Globe and The Christian Science Monitor. Mr. Zheutlin has also written for The Los Angeles Times, Parade Magazine, AARP Magazine and numerous
other publications in the U.S. and abroad.
 
He is the author of Around the World on Two Wheels: Annie Londonderry’s Extraordinary Ride and Rescued: What Second-Chance Dogs Teach Us About Living with Purpose, Loving with Abandon, and Finding Joy in the Little Things. He is also the co-author, with Thomas B. Graboys, M.D., of Life in the Balance: A Physician’s Memoir of Life, Love and Loss with Parkinson’s Disease and Dementia, with Robert P. Smith, of Riches Among the Ruins: Adventures in the Dark Corners of the Global Economy, and, with Judith Gelman, of The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook: Inside the Kitchens, Bars and Restaurants of Mad Men and The Unofficial Girls Guide to New York: Inside the Cafes, Clubs, and Neighborhoods of HBO's Girls.
 
Prior to starting his writing career, Mr. Zheutlin practiced law and taught legal skills at the University of Virginia and Northwestern University law schools. Mr. Zheutlin is a graduate of Amherst College and Boston College Law School and resides in Massachusetts with his wife, author Judith Gelman.
Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
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Thursday November 7, 2019
Sing-along with Jeannie Mack
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Jeannie Mack will perform all kinds of fun, bounce-around, sing-along songs geared for young children.

Plenty of opportunity for audience participation!

For babies, toddlers, and preschoolers with caregiver.

 

 

 

 

 

Location: Raytheon Room
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Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991 
Location: Raytheon Room
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3D Design Workshop - Rocketship
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

In this 3D design workshop, children will design their own rocketships, using Blender.  Blender is advanced 3D design software, proficiency with mouse and keyboard is highly recommended.

For ages 9 and up. Parents of younger children (8 years) are welcome to register, but are encouraged to stay and design with their children. 

Space is limited.  Registration required.

Contact: Tyler Kenney     tkenney@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Young Castro: The Making of a Revolutionary with Jonathan Hansen
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

This book will change how you think about Fidel Castro. 

Until now, biographers have treated Castro’s life like prosecutors, scouring his past for evidence to convict a person they don’t like or don’t understand. This can make for bad history and unsatisfying biography. Young Castro challenges readers to put aside the caricature of a bearded, cigar-munching, anti-American hot head to discover how Castro became the dictator who acted as a thorn in the side of US presidents for nearly half a century.

The first American historian in a generation to gain access to the Castro archives in Havana, Jonathan Hansen was able to secure cooperation from Castro’s family and closest confidants, gaining access to hundreds of never-before-seen letters and to interviews with people he was the first to ask for their impressions of the man. The result is a nuanced and penetrating portrait of a figure who was determined to be a leader—a man at once brilliant, arrogant, bold, vulnerable and all too human. A man who, having grown up on an island that felt like a colonial cage, was compelled to lead his country to independence.

 

 

Jonathan Hansen is a Senior Lecturer on Social Studies and a Faculty Associate at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University. 

He is the author of The Lost Promise of Patriotism: Debating American Identity, 1890-1920, as well as articles, op-eds, and book reviews on U.S. imperialism, nationalism, cosmopolitanism, and race and ethnicity published in the New York Times, Huffington Post,  and The Guardian, among others.

Professor Hansen teaches undergraduate courses on Introduction to Social Thought, Justice and Reconciliation after Mass Violence, PTSD in American history, as well as seminars on reconciliation and intractable conflicts at Harvard Law School. He is currently working on a biography of Rwandan president Paul Kagame.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday November 8, 2019
Noon Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Friend : A Novel

When a woman unexpectedly loses her lifelong best friend and mentor, she finds herself burdened with the unwanted dog he has left behind.  Her own battle against grief is intensified by the mute suffering of the dog, a huge Great Dane traumatized by the inexplicable disappearance of its master.  But while troubles abound, rich and surprising rewards lie in store for both of them.  Elegiac and searching, The Friend is both a meditation on loss and a celebration of human-canine devotion.

 

Location: Raytheon Room
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Sunday November 10, 2019
Girl Scouts - Daisy Troop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Daisy Troop Meeting. 2:00pm-4:00pm in the Raytheon Room. 

Contact: -Maureen Barnowski     maureen.barnowski@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday November 11, 2019
CLOSED - VETERANS' DAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Tuesday November 12, 2019
Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Teen Crafternoon
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Drop in to the Teen Loft and craft with us!

We provide the materials and ideas, you bring the
creativity.

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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The fall session of this club meets every Tuesday, October 15 through January 21, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Backyard Astronomy: Scanning November Skies Using the New Library Telescope!
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn how to use the new Library Telescope!

Please plan to attend this family friendly PowerPoint presentation to learn how you can observe objects from your own backyard using a technique called star hopping and see how easy the telescope is to use!

This telescope was funded by an Anonymous Donor, and will be maintained by the Aldrich Astronomical Society, Inc. as part of their Library Telescope Program.

Spacey door prizes will be offered for children, along with outside viewing for all, weather permitting.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Library Rotunda
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Wednesday November 13, 2019
Inclusive Playgroup: Stories, Songs, and Sign
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

This interactive inclusive music and literacy group is for young children at all levels of communication and ability.

Facilitated by an Beverly Mobilia of Community Partnerships for Children and Families.

For ages newborn to 3 years, with caregiver. We will meet in the play area of the Children's Room.

Questions? call Beverly at 617-559-9058 or email her at Beverly_Mobilia@wayland.k12.ma.us

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Nonfiction Book Group
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

On Tyranny : Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

In previous books, Holocaust historian Timothy Snyder dissected the events and values that enabled the rise of Hitler and Stalin and the execution of their catastrophic policies. With On Tyranny, Snyder draws from the darkest hours of the twentieth century to provide hope for the twenty-first. As he writes, "Americans are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism and communism. Our one advantage is that we might learn from their experience." 

Location: Raytheon Room
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STEAM TEAM: Mystery Bag Challenge
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Children will complete fun design challenges using only the materials provided in a mystery bag!

For ages 5 and up.

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Dystopian/Sci-Fi Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Riddley Walker by Russell Hoban   

  "Set in a remote future in a post-nuclear holocaust England (Inland), Hoban has imagined a humanity regressed to an iron-age, semi-literate state--and invented a language to represent it. Riddley is at once the Huck Finn and the Stephen Dedalus of his culture--rebel, change agent, and artist."                                                        

Join us for a lively discussion of this book!

Contact: Elise Katz  508-358-2311   ekatz@minlib.net
Location: Library Mezzanine
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The Cocoanut Grove Fire with Bob Begin
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

In November of 1942, Boston was feeling the effects of the War. The city was full of service men and women, the port was a major embarkation point for convoys to England, war related industries were running round the clock, and rationing was in place. The global situation was bleak and the air was full of doubt and unknown. 

 
People wanted a break, if only for a few hours. One option would be a night on the town with friends, loved ones, or even new relationships. A few hours of dancing, laughing, celebrating, drinking; this would give us all a break from the gloom and worry. In Boston, one of the most popular night spots was the Cocoanut Grove. Dark, exotic, romantic - a perfect place to have fun and forget the woes of the war. It would be packed beyond capacity on Nov. 28, 1942 when fire broke out, spreading panic and death throughout the entire gathering. 
 
What caused the fire? Who were the victims? And what changes did it initiate? Learn the answers and more at this historical presentation by Bob Begin.
 
Bob Begin grew up in Maine, graduated from Babson College, served 2 years active duty in the Army, and had a career of 35 years in the paper and film industry culminating as a Logistics Director. The love of history continues to be very rewarding as he enjoys retirement.  His major focus is on Naval History with an emphasis on the Pacific Theater on WWII.  He is also intrigued with the Concept Of Empire and how it shaped history throughout the world.
Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday November 14, 2019
Storytime with Corbyn
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Children will listen to dog stories and have a

special canine visitor!

Corbyn, a beautiful Samoyed, and his owner

Helen will join us. 

For ages 3 and up

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Kids Yoga
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Sonia Gomez from Serfi Yoga will give a yoga class for children,

toddlers to age 5.

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Cookbook Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Contact: Sarah Hogan     shogan@minlib.net

Cookbook Club -- Join us as we all cook from the same book and enjoy it potluck style!  

Participants will make a recipe from a selected cookbook to share. While enjoying our homemade delights, we'll discuss the book, its author, and what each has to offer. For more information, contact Sarah Hogan at shogan@minlib.net

Book: The Middle Eastern Vegetarian Cookbook by Salma Hage 

Contact: Sarah Hogan  508 358 2311   shogan@minlib.net
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Friday November 15, 2019
TED Walks
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

“All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking.”  - Friedrich Nietzsche

Join us for a monthly TED talk viewing and discussion program! We'll watch a TED talk for 20 minutes, discuss for 20 minutes indoors, and then, weather permitting, take a 30 minute *optional* walk to continue the discussion! Come for all or some of this program. If you just want to walk, please contact Courtney (508-358-2311) and then join us about 10:40.

In November we'll watch What happened when we paired up thousands of strangers to talk politics, a talk by Jochen Wegner.

In Spring 2019, more than 17,000 Europeans from 33 countries signed up to have a political argument with a complete stranger. They were part of "Europe Talks," a project that organizes one-on-one conversations between people who disagree -- sort of like a Tinder for politics. Editor Jochen Wegner shares the unexpected things that happened when people met up to talk -- and shows how face-to-face discussions could get a divided world to rethink itself.

 

Jochen Wegner never thought he could make a living out of writing, yet ultimately he found himself editing Zeit Online, one of Germany's major media websites. With a team of 150, Zeit Online delivers around-the-clock information about breaking and developing stories, distinguished by deep reporting and data visualizations. Zeit also hosts a number of Germany's most popular podcasts. 

By taking journalism beyond reporting and into the realm of real-time discussion, Wegner is creating tools that could change the political climate by encouraging wide varieties of people to engage in public discourse. His "My Country Talks" platform organizes personal, one-on-one conversations between people from all over the ideological map, inviting them to find common ground between viewpoints that are at first seemingly irreconcilable.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Beginners English Conversation Group
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Do you know someone who is learning basic English?  This beginners English conversation group meets about twice a month. It is especially good for people who do not speak English at home. This class will take place at the Cochituate Village Apartments Community Room at 106 Main Street in Wayland.
Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Book Sale Preview for Friends of WPL
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join the Friends of the Wayland Public Library and become eligible for first dibs on the book sale happening this weekend.

You can donate your books at the Town Hall Large Hearing Room on Wednesday and Thursday, May 1 and 2. Baked goods will be accepted from Friday until the end of the sale on Sunday.  This fundraiser helps support many library programs, including museum passes.

Book Sale Location: Large Hearing Room at Town Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact: Carole Schneider   
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Saturday November 16, 2019
Poetry Workshop Instructional Day
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Brad Clompus of Lesley University will be offering his critical and pedagogical insights.

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Sunday November 17, 2019
Daisy Troop 70141
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy Troop 70141 Monthly Meeting.

Contact: -Leah Levine     leahlevine1@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday November 18, 2019
Pop-Up Playtime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Drop in for a morning of pretend play, early literacy activities, and sensory fun for little ones and their caregivers.

For children ages 0 to 3, with caregiver.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Introduction to Kanopy, Hoopla and Libby
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Heard about streaming and downloading books, audiobooks and movies from the library? Find out how to download the apps for Kanopy, Hoopla and Libby, and navigate the extensive collections you can find from the comfort of your own home!

Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Girls Who Code for Grades 3 to 5
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

The Wayland Public Library is offering a Fall  Girls Who Code club for girls in grades 3 to 5.

This club will teach basic coding in an engaging and creative way to girls in the upper elementary grades.

The club will meet Mondays, October 21 through December 16 (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent volunteers.

The Wayland Library will supply laptops for the girls to use during class.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Tuesday November 19, 2019
Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The fall session of this club meets every Tuesday, October 15 through January 21, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Wednesday November 20, 2019
Board of Library Trustees
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Prewalkers Lapsit
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Together we will learn fun and interactive ways to promote early brain development.

Our group includes soft songs and lap bounces, which encourage early communication.

Facilitated by an Beverly Mobilia of Community Partnerships for Children and Families.

For ages newborn to 1 year, or pre-walkers, with caregiver.

Questions? call Beverly at 617-559-9058 or email her at Beverly_Mobilia@wayland.k12.ma.us

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Knitting 102: Purl Stitch
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

For those who took our Introduction to Knitting class or who already have some experience with knitting. Participants should know how to cast on and basic knit stitch. We will learn purl stitch and the patterns you can create with knit and purl, as well as binding off - or how to finish your project!

The library will provide a beginner set of knitting needles and a skein of yarn to practice with. Or feel free to bring your own!

Registration is required, limit 12 people.

Recommended for ages 8 and up. Children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult willing to help. 

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Library Mezzanine
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Family Ukulele Program
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Early Release Day Special! Come to the library and make some music!

Join music educator Julie Stepanek as she shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing. You will learn how to tune,

strum, and read chords. After a short lesson, you'll be able to play songs.  No experience necessary. Bring your own ukulele or borrow one of hers.

For children ages 5 and up, with caregiver.  Register only if you need to borrow a ukulele.

 

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NaNoWriMo Write-In
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Wednesday, Nov 20, 7:00 pm – Join us at the library for an evening of camaraderie and composition. Bring your laptop, typewriter, or pen and paper! We also have laptops you can borrow for the event with your library card! Write-in participants gather to work on their novels as a group. Write-ins generally last an hour or two, and people may come and go over the course of the event. Coffee and tea will be provided!
 
NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month, is a wild ride through your own creative landscape. It’s a personal challenge to write a 50,000-word novel during November – we provide the structure and the deadline, you provide the words. We believe everyone can forge their own creative destiny. Hundreds of local chapters around the world form a vibrant community of support and meet throughout the month to wordsmith together. Come join the many thousands of others writing across the globe.
Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday November 21, 2019
Storyvine
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

StoryVine introduces preschoolers to books and reading with engaging stories, songs and activities. Our interactive storytimes encourage language development, socialization and fun. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child or children.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991 
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday November 22, 2019
Beginners English Conversation Group
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Do you know someone who is learning basic English?  This beginners English conversation group meets about twice a month. It is especially good for people who do not speak English at home. This class will take place at the Cochituate Village Apartments Community Room at 106 Main Street in Wayland.
Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Siljeea Magic with Judith Pratt
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Hear author Judith Pratt read from her latest YA novel, Siljeea Magic!

Most people see nothing but trees and grass in the woodlands lining superhighways. But Andrea sees small people, who call themselves the Bokaaj. She is the 13-year-old hero of Siljeea Magic, a fantasy novel that pits affluent 21st Century culture against a world of spells, wisdom, and power struggles.

Erau, who is close to her age and about four feet tall (with seven toes) teaches Andrea to hunt, scramble up trees, and sense the approach of angry Bokaaj elders who wish her dead. Despite this, she must save the Bokaaj, and their shaman the Siljeea, from the bulldozers of development. But it's hard to be a hero while going to school, caring for your younger brother, and trying not to worry your over-protective parents. Andrea is tossed into a series of adventures that wreck her grades, mess up her health, and almost tear her family apart.

 

 

 

About Judith Pratt:

Judith Pratt has been an actor, director, theatre professor, journalist, critic, and playwright. She has recently turned to writing stories and novels including The Dry Country and now Siljeea Magic. Her plays have been produced in Ithaca, New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Kansas City MO, Austin TX, and Cape Town South Africa.

Although much of her directing has been focused on new plays by local writers, most recently she directed The Mikado and Princess Ida for the Cornell Savoyards. As an actor, recent roles have included Flute/Thisbe in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Margaret in Arthur Bicknell's My Great Dead Sister, Judith has also served as a voice/movement coach for the Ithaca Shakespeare Company.

Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Saturday November 23, 2019
Family Storytime & Crafts
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join Ms. Laura for stories, songs and rhymes!

After story time we will make crafts. For babies to age 5, with caregiver. 

Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday November 25, 2019
Short Readings for Intermediate ESL Students
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Read a short story or article in class, discuss the reading, and practice your English skills. No preparation needed! This group is best for intermediate and advanced English speakers.  Registration is required before each class. Know someone who could benefit? Spread the word!

Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Girls Who Code for Grades 3 to 5
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

The Wayland Public Library is offering a Fall  Girls Who Code club for girls in grades 3 to 5.

This club will teach basic coding in an engaging and creative way to girls in the upper elementary grades.

The club will meet Mondays, October 21 through December 16 (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent volunteers.

The Wayland Library will supply laptops for the girls to use during class.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Tuesday November 26, 2019
Zumba Kids Jr
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Rhythm and dance program for children ages 2.5 to 4 years old.

Led by Hayley Chizinsky of H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness Studio.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The fall session of this club meets every Tuesday, October 15 through January 21, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Wednesday November 27, 2019
Drop-in Thanksgiving Crafts
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Get crafty and make decorations for the Thanksgiving table!

For ages 4 and up.

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CLOSE AT 6:00PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Thursday November 28, 2019
CLOSED - THANKSGIVING
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Friday November 29, 2019
CLOSED ALL DAY
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Saturday November 30, 2019
Art Exhibit Removal - Sudbury Valley Nature Photographers
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Novmeber Raytheon Room Art Exhibit Removal.

Contact: Wayne Hall     wah@waynehallphotography.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Sunday December 1, 2019
Girl Scouts - Daisy Troop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Daisy Troop Meeting. 2:00pm-4:00pm in the Raytheon Room. 

Contact: -Maureen Barnowski     maureen.barnowski@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday December 2, 2019
Girls Who Code for Grades 3 to 5
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

The Wayland Public Library is offering a Fall  Girls Who Code club for girls in grades 3 to 5.

This club will teach basic coding in an engaging and creative way to girls in the upper elementary grades.

The club will meet Mondays, October 21 through December 16 (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent volunteers.

The Wayland Library will supply laptops for the girls to use during class.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Radio Free Vermont book coverRadio Free Vermont: A Fable of Resistance

by Bill McKibben

As the host of Radio Free Vermont--"underground, underpowered, and underfoot"--seventy-two-year-old Vern Barclay is currently broadcasting from an "undisclosed and double-secret location." With the help of a young computer prodigy named Perry Alterson, Vern uses his radio show to advocate for a simple yet radical idea: an independent Vermont, one where the state secedes from the United States and operates under a free local economy. But for now, he and his radio show must remain untraceable, because in addition to being a lifelong Vermonter and concerned citizen, Vern Barclay is also a fugitive from the law.

Contact: Brittany Tuttle  508-358-2311   btuttle@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday December 3, 2019
Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The fall session of this club meets every Tuesday, October 15 through January 21, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Great Presenters: Kathy Defina - The Magic of Silk Painting
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Silk painting has been done for centuries in Asia, it’s been big in Europe for years, and its interest is slowly growing in the wearable art industry here.  There is something magical about watching the dyes come alive as you touch the paintbrush to the silk. It flows like the ocean taking on a life of its own. It has the same effect on your soul as watching waves come and go at the beach.

Kathy Defina is a self-taught silk artist. She has been painting for over 20 years, but has fallen in love with the art of silk painting within the last 5 years.  Her passion for silk painting led her to study under one of the few Master Silk Painters.  She continues to learn and grow her art. Her concentration is wearable art and her dream is to have her fine art silk paintings shown in galleries.

Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday December 4, 2019
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
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Thursday December 5, 2019
Sing-along with Jeannie Mack
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Jeannie Mack will perform all kinds of fun, bounce-around, sing-along songs geared for young children.

Plenty of opportunity for audience participation!

For babies, toddlers, and preschoolers with caregiver.

 

 

 

 

 

Location: Raytheon Room
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Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991 
Location: Raytheon Room
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3D design workshop - Snowman
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM

Use 3D design program 'Sculptris' to create and eventually print your own creation!  Patricipants will use this digital sclupting tool to create their own snowman.  Prior experience is not required, but being faimilar with mouse and keyboard is advised.  For ages 9 and up.  Parents of younger children (7-8) are encouraged to stay and help design with their children.  Objects will be printed in the days following the workshop.  All 3D prints will be free.  

Contact: Tyler Kenney     tkenney@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Friday December 6, 2019
Friends Steering Committee Meeting
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Friends of Wayland Library Steering Committee Meeting. 

Contact: Kim Steere     kimsteere@ymail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Sunday December 8, 2019
Room is Booked
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Monday December 9, 2019
Short Readings for Intermediate ESL Students
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Read a short story or article in class, discuss the reading, and practice your English skills. No preparation needed! This group is best for intermediate and advanced English speakers.  Registration is required before each class. Know someone who could benefit? Spread the word!

Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Girls Who Code for Grades 3 to 5
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

The Wayland Public Library is offering a Fall  Girls Who Code club for girls in grades 3 to 5.

This club will teach basic coding in an engaging and creative way to girls in the upper elementary grades.

The club will meet Mondays, October 21 through December 16 (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent volunteers.

The Wayland Library will supply laptops for the girls to use during class.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Tuesday December 10, 2019
Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The fall session of this club meets every Tuesday, October 15 through January 21, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Wednesday December 11, 2019
Brain Building Storytime
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Storytime, Parachute Play, and Brain Building Activity.

Program led by Beverly Mobilia of Wayland Community Partnerships for Children and Families.

For children ages 2 to 5, with parent/caregiver.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Nonfiction Book Group
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Never Caught : The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge

A revelatory account of the actions taken by the first president to retain his slaves in spite of Northern laws profiles one of the slaves, Ona Judge, and relates the intense manhunt that ensued when she ran away. Never Caught is the only book that examines the life of an eighteenth-century fugitive woman in intricate detail, and it provides a new look at George Washington's relationship to slavery.

 

Location: Raytheon Room
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The Lamps of Albarracín with Edith Scott Saavedra
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
The Lamps of Albarracín (in Spanish, Los Candiles de Albarracínis a fictional first person narrative by a Sephardic girl that recounts the arrival of the Spanish Inquisition into the Kingdom of Aragon in the 1480's. It is based on extensive review of Spanish Inquisition testimony and historical research, most notably the works of Prof. Mary Halavais on Morisco identity in pre-Expulsion Aragon and Prof. David Gitlitz on the impact of the Spanish Inquisition of persons of Judaic heritage.
 
This novel tells the true story of a city's resistance to the arrival of King Ferdinand's inquisitor, long suppressed by the Spanish Monarchy and Church. A woman's narrative, the text brings alive the historical figure of Brianda de Besante, an unsung heroine of resistance to the Inquisition. It also brings alive the multicultural Spain of the early Renaissance -- religion, spirituality, arts and crafts, houses of worship, songs and ballads, recipes and fashion. 

Its Spanish-language edition, Los Candiles de Albarracínhas been on the bestseller list in the categories Hispano-American Fiction and Jewish Literature on Amazon Spain, and has received recognition in the Spanish media (Libertad DigitalAragon Radio, El Periodico de Aragon, El Heraldo de Aragon and El Diario de Terueland international recognition via Radio Sefarad Madrid in both English and Spanish language podcasts as well as Sfarad.es and eSefarad (Spain) and Semanario Hebreo (Uruguay)It will receive upcoming mention by Professor Yitzchak Kerem in the journal Sefarad (Israel).

Edith Scott Saavedra earned a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Harvard University. At Harvard, she studied Spanish literature with Professor Juan Marichal. While an undergraduate at Harvard, she also studied political philosophy, history and social theory. Ms. Scott earned a juris doctor cum laude from the Harvard Law School. She has had a distinguished career as an international lawyer, business consultant and author. Ms. Scott is the co-author of several leading works on the competitiveness of industries, regions and nations. The Lamps of Albarracín/Los Candiles de Albarracín is her first novel.
Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
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Thursday December 12, 2019
Storyvine
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

StoryVine introduces preschoolers to books and reading with engaging stories, songs and activities. Our interactive storytimes encourage language development, socialization and fun. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child or children.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Kids Yoga
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Sonia Gomez from Serfi Yoga will give a yoga class for children,

toddlers to age 5.

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Cookbook Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Contact: Sarah Hogan     shogan@minlib.net

Cookbook Club -- Join us as we all cook from the same book and enjoy it potluck style!  

Participants will make a recipe from a selected cookbook to share. While enjoying our homemade delights, we'll discuss the book, its author, and what each has to offer. For more information, contact Sarah Hogan at shogan@minlib.net

No book selection - please bring a favorite recipe of your own!

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Friday December 13, 2019
TED Walks
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tentative Beginners English Conversation Group
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Do you know someone who is learning basic English?  This beginners English conversation group meets about twice a month. It is especially good for people who do not speak English at home. This class will take place at the Cochituate Village Apartments Community Room at 106 Main Street in Wayland.
Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Noon Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Behold the Dreamers

This heartfelt and intimate portrayal of African immigrants trying to make it in New York City focuses on the family of Jende Jonga from Cameroon. He lands a job as a chauffeur for a wealthy finance industry boss and is then able to bring his wife and young son over from Africa.  Over time, they become more involved with their wealthy employers, who have problems of their own.  Mbue portrays these individuals realistically and sympathetically as the stresses of surviving in New York lead to conflict.

 

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Sunday December 15, 2019
Daisy Troop 70141
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy Troop 70141 Monthly Meeting.

Contact: -Leah Levine     leahlevine1@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday December 16, 2019
Girls Who Code for Grades 3 to 5
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

The Wayland Public Library is offering a Fall  Girls Who Code club for girls in grades 3 to 5.

This club will teach basic coding in an engaging and creative way to girls in the upper elementary grades.

The club will meet Mondays, October 21 through December 16 (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent volunteers.

The Wayland Library will supply laptops for the girls to use during class.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Busy Parents: Making Changes for Zero-Waste
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Our mission is to leverage community and collaboration to accelerate each of our journeys towards zero-waste living. We are a respectful welcoming community that supports one common goal: sustainability.

We will celebrate any and all new members, questions, suggestions, changes and successes.

Contact: Lauren Crimmin     crimminlauren@gmail.com
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Tuesday December 17, 2019
Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The fall session of this club meets every Tuesday, October 15 through January 21, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Wednesday December 18, 2019
Board of Library Trustees
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Girl Scouts Junior - Troop #62579
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Girl Scouts Junior Troop #62579 Meeting.

Contact: -Miti Koopersmith  617-504-1807 
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday December 19, 2019
Storyvine
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

StoryVine introduces preschoolers to books and reading with engaging stories, songs and activities. Our interactive storytimes encourage language development, socialization and fun. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child or children.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Holiday Wrapping Party
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Stop by the library for a festive gift wrap party. Enjoy coffee and tea, treats, holiday music and company! 

Bring your gifts to wrap, we'll provide the paper, ribbon, scissors and tape!

Donations of wrapping paper and ribbon also gratefully accepted. 

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
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Friday December 20, 2019
Beginners English Conversation Group
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Do you know someone who is learning basic English?  This beginners English conversation group meets about twice a month. It is especially good for people who do not speak English at home. This class will take place at the Cochituate Village Apartments Community Room at 106 Main Street in Wayland.
Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Tuesday December 24, 2019
CLOSE AT 12:00PM - CHRISTMAS EVE
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Wednesday December 25, 2019
CLOSED - CHRISTMAS
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Thursday December 26, 2019
Storyvine
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

StoryVine introduces preschoolers to books and reading with engaging stories, songs and activities. Our interactive storytimes encourage language development, socialization and fun. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child or children.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday December 31, 2019
Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday January 2, 2020
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991 
Location: Raytheon Room
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Sunday January 5, 2020
Daisy Troop 70141
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy Troop 70141 Monthly Meeting.

Contact: -Leah Levine     leahlevine1@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday January 6, 2020
Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Evening Book Group meets the first Monday of each month (with some exceptions), October through June.  Titles are chosen every three months by consensus of the group.  Contact Brittany Tuttle (btuttle@minlib.net) for more details.

Contact: Brittany Tuttle  508-358-2311   btuttle@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday January 7, 2020
Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The fall session of this club meets every Tuesday, October 15 through December 21, (except school holidays) amd will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Great Presenters: Brian Donahue - The History and Future of Farming and Conservation in New England
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This talk will look at the development of farming, woodlands, and conservation along the Sudbury River from pre-European times to today. It will then expand to envision the possible future of farming in New England, in a changing world.

Brian Donahue is Associate Professor of American Environmental Studies on the Jack Meyerhoff Fund at Brandeis University, and Environmental Historian at Harvard Forest. He teaches courses on environmental history and sustainable farming and forestry, and he holds a BA, MA, and PhD from the Brandeis program in the History of American Civilization. He co-founded and for 12 years directed Land’s Sake, a non-profit community farm in Weston, and now sits on the board of the Thoreau Farm Trust and The Land Institute. Donahue wrote or co-authored a number of books on farming and conservation and received multiple awards for them. He is also co-author of Wildlands and Woodlands and A New England Food Vision, initiatives working towards conserving 85% of the New England Landscape (wildlandsandwoodlands.org).

 

Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
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Wednesday January 8, 2020
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
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Nonfiction Book Group
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

If You Ask Me

When Ladies Home Journal offered Eleanor Roosevelt an advice column, she embraced it as yet another way for her to connect with the public. "If You Ask Me" quickly became a lifeline for Americans of all ages….Covering a wide variety of topics--everything from war, peace, and politics to love, marriage, religion, and popular culture--these columns reveal Eleanor Roosevelt’s warmth, humanity, and timeless relevance.  

Location: Raytheon Room
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Half Day Knitting Meetup
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Bring your knitting projects to work on and share and get help from librarian Sarah Hogan. Enjoy tea, lemonade and snacks!

Recommended for ages 8 and up. Children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult willing to help. 

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Library Mezzanine
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Room is Booked
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

A Conversation about a Plant Based Lifestyle with Nancy Wind
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
with Nancy R. Wind, Certified Health Coach and Registered Yoga Teacher

 
Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
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Thursday January 9, 2020
Kids Yoga
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Sonia Gomez from Serfi Yoga will give a yoga class for children,

toddlers to age 5.

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Cookbook Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Contact: Sarah Hogan     shogan@minlib.net

Cookbook Club -- Join us as we all cook from the same book and enjoy it potluck style!  

Participants will make a recipe from a selected cookbook to share. While enjoying our homemade delights, we'll discuss the book, its author, and what each has to offer. For more information, contact Sarah Hogan at shogan@minlib.net

Book: The Art of Simple Food: Notes, Lessons, and Recipes from a Delicious Revolution By Alice Waters 

Contact: Sarah Hogan  508 358 2311   shogan@minlib.net
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Friday January 10, 2020
Noon Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

A Far Cry from Kensington

A Far Cry From Kensington by Muriel Spark

Rich and slim, the celebrated author Nancy Hawkins takes us in hand and leads us back to her threadbare years in postwar London, where she spends her days working for a mad, near-bankrupt publisher and her nights dispensing advice at her small South Kensington rooming house.  Everywhere Mrs. Hawkins finds evil; with aplomb, however, she confidently sets about putting things to order, to terrible effect.

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Sunday January 12, 2020
Girl Scouts - Daisy Troop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Daisy Troop Meeting. 2:00pm-4:00pm in the Raytheon Room. 

Contact: -Maureen Barnowski     maureen.barnowski@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday January 13, 2020
Short Readings for Intermediate ESL Students
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Read a short story or article in class, discuss the reading, and practice your English skills. No preparation needed! This group is best for intermediate and advanced English speakers.  Registration is required before each class. Know someone who could benefit? Spread the word!

Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Busy Parents: Making Changes for Zero-Waste
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Our mission is to leverage community and collaboration to accelerate each of our journeys towards zero-waste living. We are a respectful welcoming community that supports one common goal: sustainability.

We will celebrate any and all new members, questions, suggestions, changes and successes.

Contact: Lauren Crimmin     crimminlauren@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday January 14, 2020
Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The fall session of this club meets every Tuesday, October 15 through December 21, (except school holidays) amd will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Wednesday January 15, 2020
Girl Scouts Junior - Troop #62579
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Girl Scouts Junior Troop #62579 Meeting.

Contact: -Miti Koopersmith  617-504-1807 
Location: Raytheon Room
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USS Indianapolis with Bob Begin
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
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Thursday January 16, 2020
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991 
Location: Raytheon Room
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Family Trivia Night!
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Bring the whole family to the Library for Trivia, Pizza and Snacks! 

We'll play 4 rounds of 5 questions each. Categories will vary and include current affairs, pop culture, sports, history, science and everything in between.

Ms. Carly is writing questions for ages 6-106! Watch our Facebook page for clues!

Registration is required - sign up your team of 2-6 people today!

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
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Friday January 17, 2020
Craft Supply Swap!
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Hey crafters! Looking for "new to you" craft items and ideas? Want to reduce your stash of leftover craft supplies? If your answer to either of these questions is yes, check out our first ever Craft Supply Swap. 

Here's how it works, donate your leftover crafting supplies Monday, January 13th -Thursday January 16th upstairs at the reference desk. (For large donations please contact Courtney ahead of time). Be sure to pick up your swap ticket when you donate!

Return to the library on Friday, January 17th from 10-12 to browse the swap tables and take home the perfect inspiration for your next project!

Don’t have anything to donate? Feel free to stop by Friday, January 17th between 12 and 2 and help yourself! 

Any supplies not taken by swappers will be used by the library for programs, donated to charity, or recycled. 

 
Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
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Tuesday January 21, 2020
Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The fall session of this club meets every Tuesday, October 15 through December 21, (except school holidays) amd will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Choosing College with Michael Horn
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Cut through the noise and make better college and career choices.

This book is about addressing the college-choosing problem. The rankings, metrics, analytics, college visits, and advice that we use today to help us make these decisions are out of step with the progress individual students are trying to make. They don't give students and families the information and context they need to make such a high-stakes decision about whether and where to get an education. 

Choosing College strips away the noise to help you understand why you’re going to school. What's driving you? What are you trying to accomplish? Once you know why, the book will help you make better choices. Choosing College helps readers understand not what job students want out of college, but what "Job" students are hiring college to do for them. 

About Michael Horn:

Michael HornMichael Horn speaks and writes about the future of education and works with a portfolio of education organizations to improve the life of each and every student. He serves as the head of strategy for the Entangled Group, an education venture studio, and as a senior partner for Entangled Solutions, a strategy consultancy for the education ecosystem. He is also the co-founder of and a distinguished fellow at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, a non-profit think tank.

Michael is the author and coauthor of multiple books, white papers, and articles on education, including the award-winning book Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns and the Amazon-bestseller Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools. An expert on disruptive innovation, online learning, blended learning, competency-based learning, and how to transform the education system into a student-centered one, he serves on the board and advisory boards of a range of education organizations, including the Clayton Christensen Institute, the Robin Hood Learning+Tech Fund, and the LearnLaunch Institute. 

Michael was selected as a 2014 Eisenhower Fellow to study innovation in education in Vietnam and Korea, and Tech&Learning magazine named him to its list of the 100 most important people in the creation and advancement of the use of technology in education. Michael holds a BA in history from Yale University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
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Sunday January 26, 2020
Jose Allende Concert
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Jazz, Classical and Latin Guitar

Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Library Rotunda
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Monday January 27, 2020
Short Readings for Intermediate ESL Students
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Read a short story or article in class, discuss the reading, and practice your English skills. No preparation needed! This group is best for intermediate and advanced English speakers.  Registration is required before each class. Know someone who could benefit? Spread the word!

Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Tuesday January 28, 2020
Zumba Kids Jr
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Rhythm and dance program for children ages 2.5 to 4 years old.

Led by Hayley Chizinsky of H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness Studio.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Sunday February 2, 2020
Girl Scouts - Daisy Troop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Daisy Troop Meeting. 2:00pm-4:00pm in the Raytheon Room. 

Contact: -Maureen Barnowski     maureen.barnowski@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday February 3, 2020
Short Readings for Intermediate ESL Students
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Read a short story or article in class, discuss the reading, and practice your English skills. No preparation needed! This group is best for intermediate and advanced English speakers.  Registration is required before each class. Know someone who could benefit? Spread the word!

Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Evening Book Group meets the first Monday of each month (with some exceptions), October through June.  Titles are chosen every three months by consensus of the group.  Contact Brittany Tuttle (btuttle@minlib.net) for more details.

Contact: Brittany Tuttle  508-358-2311   btuttle@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday February 4, 2020
Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Great Presenters: Alan Marscher & Svetlana Jorstad - Black Hole Monsters at the Centers of Galaxies
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Ironically, black holes create the most luminous objects in the universe. The speakers study super-massive black holes at the centers of galaxies, and are members of a team that recently imaged the “black hole shadow” in the center of the galaxy M87. They will discuss how gas falling onto black holes and jets of high-energy particles powered by the black hole’s spin cause the centers of galaxies to shine brightly across the entire spectrum from radio to visible to X-ray and gamma-ray wavelengths.

Dr. Alan Marscher is a professor of astronomy, and Dr. Svetlana Jorstad is a senior research associate in the Institute for Astrophysical Research at Boston University. Together they have published over 200 articles in scientific journals on the topic of quasars and other types of active galactic nuclei. They use data from a number of NASA satellite observatories and ground-based telescopes to follow variations in brightness and changes in images of jets of high-energy particles and magnetic fields at the centers
of some galaxies.

Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
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Wednesday February 5, 2020
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
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Thursday February 6, 2020
Sing-along with Jeannie Mack
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Jeannie Mack will perform all kinds of fun, bounce-around, sing-along songs geared for young children.

Plenty of opportunity for audience participation!

For babies, toddlers, and preschoolers with caregiver.

 

 

 

 

 

Location: Raytheon Room
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Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991 
Location: Raytheon Room
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Sunday February 9, 2020
Rachel Borges Jazz Concert
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Library Rotunda
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Tuesday February 11, 2020
Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday February 12, 2020
Nonfiction Book Group
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

White Trash : The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

In White Trash, Nancy Isenberg upends assumptions about America's supposedly class-free society and shows how poor whites have been deeply ingrained in the country's history for the past 400 years. They were central to the both the Civil War itself and the rise of the Republican Party, and still today feature in reality TV as entertainment. White trash have always been an integral part of the American identity, and here their history in both culture and politics in explored in depth. A fascinating work that's timely to today's public debate about rich and poor. 

Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday February 13, 2020
Storyvine
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

StoryVine introduces preschoolers to books and reading with engaging stories, songs and activities. Our interactive storytimes encourage language development, socialization and fun. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child or children.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Kids Yoga
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Sonia Gomez from Serfi Yoga will give a yoga class for children,

toddlers to age 5.

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Cookbook Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Contact: Sarah Hogan     shogan@minlib.net

Cookbook Club -- Join us as we all cook from the same book and enjoy it potluck style!  

Participants will make a recipe from a selected cookbook to share. While enjoying our homemade delights, we'll discuss the book, its author, and what each has to offer. For more information, contact Sarah Hogan at shogan@minlib.net

Book: Mario Batali Big American Cookbook: 250 Favorite Recipes from Across the USA  by Mario Batali 

Contact: Sarah Hogan  508 358 2311   shogan@minlib.net
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Friday February 14, 2020
MetroWest Program Planners Meeting
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Noon Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Tenderness of Wolves

When a mysterious trapper is murdered, his neighbor’s son disappears and is suspected of the deed.  The Company (which runs just about everything in Canada's Northern Territory in 1867) sends the hapless Donald Moody to investigate.  This is a complex and engrossing tale of human passion and folly, highlighted by the rigors of a wilderness being systematically despoiled.  The characters are distinctive, their portraits startling and incisive, and the writing is fluid and beautifully detailed.

 

Location: Raytheon Room
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Sunday February 16, 2020
Daisy Troop 70141
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy Troop 70141 Monthly Meeting.

Contact: -Leah Levine     leahlevine1@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday February 18, 2020
Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday February 20, 2020
Storyvine
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

StoryVine introduces preschoolers to books and reading with engaging stories, songs and activities. Our interactive storytimes encourage language development, socialization and fun. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child or children.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991 
Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday February 24, 2020
Short Readings for Intermediate ESL Students
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Read a short story or article in class, discuss the reading, and practice your English skills. No preparation needed! This group is best for intermediate and advanced English speakers.  Registration is required before each class. Know someone who could benefit? Spread the word!

Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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ESOL Tutor Training Class
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

ESOL Tutor Training with Ginny Steel

 

Contact: Ginny Steel   508-358-7517 virginia@thesteels.com  

Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Monday afternoons, 12:30pm-4:00pm, 2/24, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, and 3/30. Pre-registration is required.  If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Ginny Steel, ESOL Program Director, at the phone number or email address listed above.

  

 

Contact: Ginny Steel  508-358-7517   virginia@thesteels.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday February 25, 2020
Zumba Kids Jr
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Rhythm and dance program for children ages 2.5 to 4 years old.

Led by Hayley Chizinsky of H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness Studio.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The winter/spring session of this club meets every Tuesday, February 25 through May 26, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Wednesday February 26, 2020
Room is Booked
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Half Day Knitting Meetup
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Bring your knitting projects to work on and share and get help from librarian Sarah Hogan. Enjoy tea, lemonade and snacks!

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Library Mezzanine
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Sunday March 1, 2020
Girl Scouts - Daisy Troop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Daisy Troop Meeting. 2:00pm-4:00pm in the Raytheon Room. 

Contact: -Maureen Barnowski     maureen.barnowski@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday March 2, 2020
ESOL Tutor Training Class
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

ESOL Tutor Training with Ginny Steel

 

Contact: Ginny Steel   508-358-7517 virginia@thesteels.com  

Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Monday afternoons, 12:30pm-4:00pm, 2/24, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, and 3/30. Pre-registration is required.  If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Ginny Steel, ESOL Program Director, at the phone number or email address listed above.

  

 

Contact: Ginny Steel  508-358-7517   virginia@thesteels.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Evening Book Group meets the first Monday of each month (with some exceptions), October through June.  Titles are chosen every three months by consensus of the group.  Contact Brittany Tuttle (btuttle@minlib.net) for more details.

Contact: Brittany Tuttle  508-358-2311   btuttle@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday March 3, 2020
Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The winter/spring session of this club meets every Tuesday, February 25 through May 26, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Great Presenters: James Karlson - Sports Medicine: Not Just for the Professional Athlete
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Dr. Karlson will discuss the topic of sports medicine and his experience treating athletes, from professionals to weekend warriors. He will review common sports injuries, standard treatment, and injury prevention. 

Dr. James Karlson has been a resident of Wayland since 1996. For 20 years, he was the volunteer team physician for the Wayland High School football team. His three children participated in swimming, lacrosse, sailing and horseback riding, giving him many opportunities to apply his knowledge of sports medicine. He is currently a practicing sports medicine physician and partner at Pro Sports Orthopedics and Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at the Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, MA.

Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday March 4, 2020
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
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Thursday March 5, 2020
Sing-along with Jeannie Mack
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Jeannie Mack will perform all kinds of fun, bounce-around, sing-along songs geared for young children.

Plenty of opportunity for audience participation!

For babies, toddlers, and preschoolers with caregiver.

 

 

 

 

 

Location: Raytheon Room
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Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991 
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday March 6, 2020
Great Decisions
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Topic: TBD

Contact: Stephen Engler     stephenmengler@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Sunday March 8, 2020
Elizabeth & Ben Anderson: Celtic Fiddle & Cello
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Library Rotunda
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Monday March 9, 2020
Short Readings for Intermediate ESL Students
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Read a short story or article in class, discuss the reading, and practice your English skills. No preparation needed! This group is best for intermediate and advanced English speakers.  Registration is required before each class. Know someone who could benefit? Spread the word!

Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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ESOL Tutor Training Class
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

ESOL Tutor Training with Ginny Steel

 

Contact: Ginny Steel   508-358-7517 virginia@thesteels.com  

Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Monday afternoons, 12:30pm-4:00pm, 2/24, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, and 3/30. Pre-registration is required.  If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Ginny Steel, ESOL Program Director, at the phone number or email address listed above.

  

 

Contact: Ginny Steel  508-358-7517   virginia@thesteels.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday March 10, 2020
Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The winter/spring session of this club meets every Tuesday, February 25 through May 26, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Wednesday March 11, 2020
Nonfiction Book Group
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Behind the Beautiful Forevers : Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity

In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport.  

Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday March 12, 2020
Kids Yoga
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Sonia Gomez from Serfi Yoga will give a yoga class for children,

toddlers to age 5.

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Cookbook Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Contact: Sarah Hogan     shogan@minlib.net

Cookbook Club -- Join us as we all cook from the same book and enjoy it potluck style!  

Participants will make a recipe from a selected cookbook to share. While enjoying our homemade delights, we'll discuss the book, its author, and what each has to offer. For more information, contact Sarah Hogan at shogan@minlib.net

Book: Happy Cook: 125 Recipes for Eating Every Day Like it’s the Weekend by Daphne Oz 

Contact: Sarah Hogan  508 358 2311   shogan@minlib.net
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Friday March 13, 2020
Noon Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Fixer

The Fixer is Bernard Malamud's best-known and most acclaimed novel.  Set in Kiev in 1911 during a period of heightened anti-Semitism, the novel tells the story of a Jewish handyman blamed for the brutal murder of a young Russian boy.  Arrested and imprisoned, he refuses to confess to a crime he did not commit.  Winner of the 1967 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Sunday March 15, 2020
Daisy Troop 70141
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy Troop 70141 Monthly Meeting.

Contact: -Leah Levine     leahlevine1@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday March 16, 2020
ESOL Tutor Training Class
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

ESOL Tutor Training with Ginny Steel

 

Contact: Ginny Steel   508-358-7517 virginia@thesteels.com  

Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Monday afternoons, 12:30pm-4:00pm, 2/24, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, and 3/30. Pre-registration is required.  If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Ginny Steel, ESOL Program Director, at the phone number or email address listed above.

  

 

Contact: Ginny Steel  508-358-7517   virginia@thesteels.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday March 17, 2020
Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The winter/spring session of this club meets every Tuesday, February 25 through May 26, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Wednesday March 18, 2020
Genetic Testing Program
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

with Fatima Amir, MS, LGC,  Genetic Counselor,  Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday March 19, 2020
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991 
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday March 20, 2020
Great Decisions
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Topic: TBD

Contact: Stephen Engler     stephenmengler@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday March 23, 2020
Short Readings for Intermediate ESL Students
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Read a short story or article in class, discuss the reading, and practice your English skills. No preparation needed! This group is best for intermediate and advanced English speakers.  Registration is required before each class. Know someone who could benefit? Spread the word!

Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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ESOL Tutor Training Class
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

ESOL Tutor Training with Ginny Steel

 

Contact: Ginny Steel   508-358-7517 virginia@thesteels.com  

Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Monday afternoons, 12:30pm-4:00pm, 2/24, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, and 3/30. Pre-registration is required.  If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Ginny Steel, ESOL Program Director, at the phone number or email address listed above.

  

 

Contact: Ginny Steel  508-358-7517   virginia@thesteels.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday March 24, 2020
Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The winter/spring session of this club meets every Tuesday, February 25 through May 26, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Monday March 30, 2020
ESOL Tutor Training Class
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

ESOL Tutor Training with Ginny Steel

 

Contact: Ginny Steel   508-358-7517 virginia@thesteels.com  

Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Monday afternoons, 12:30pm-4:00pm, 2/24, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, and 3/30. Pre-registration is required.  If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Ginny Steel, ESOL Program Director, at the phone number or email address listed above.

  

 

Contact: Ginny Steel  508-358-7517   virginia@thesteels.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday March 31, 2020
Zumba Kids Jr
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Rhythm and dance program for children ages 2.5 to 4 years old.

Led by Hayley Chizinsky of H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness Studio.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The winter/spring session of this club meets every Tuesday, February 25 through May 26, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Wednesday April 1, 2020
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
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Thursday April 2, 2020
Sing-along with Jeannie Mack
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Jeannie Mack will perform all kinds of fun, bounce-around, sing-along songs geared for young children.

Plenty of opportunity for audience participation!

For babies, toddlers, and preschoolers with caregiver.

 

 

 

 

 

Location: Raytheon Room
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Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991 
Location: Raytheon Room
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Saturday April 4, 2020
The Art of Ebru: Water Marbling with Dilber Er
Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Sunday April 5, 2020
Girl Scouts - Daisy Troop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Daisy Troop Meeting. 2:00pm-4:00pm in the Raytheon Room. 

Contact: -Maureen Barnowski     maureen.barnowski@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday April 6, 2020
Short Readings for Intermediate ESL Students
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Read a short story or article in class, discuss the reading, and practice your English skills. No preparation needed! This group is best for intermediate and advanced English speakers.  Registration is required before each class. Know someone who could benefit? Spread the word!

Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Evening Book Group meets the first Monday of each month (with some exceptions), October through June.  Titles are chosen every three months by consensus of the group.  Contact Brittany Tuttle (btuttle@minlib.net) for more details.

Contact: Brittany Tuttle  508-358-2311   btuttle@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday April 7, 2020
Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The winter/spring session of this club meets every Tuesday, February 25 through May 26, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Great Presenters: Home Grown - Paintings by Barbara Grad
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Wayland artist Barbara Grad will present projected images of her large oil paintings and works on paper. She will discuss the painting process, the changes which have impacted her works, and the nuances of color and line to develop a dialogue. As a founding member of one of the first women’s art collaboratives in America, she can also comment on challenges she faced as a woman artist exhibiting in galleries and museums.

Barbara Grad earned a BFA and MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is a Professor Emeritus, Massachusetts College of Art & Design. Her awards include: ART Berkshire Taconic Foundation, William Hicks Fellowship, MA Cultural Council Grant, New England NEA, MA Foundation Award, 20x24 Polaroid Grant, two Brown Fellowships, an Art Institute of Chicago award, and an NEA Individual Artist Award. Her work is represented by the Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, MA.

Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday April 8, 2020
Nonfiction Book Group
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Great Plains

"The Great Plains are like a sheet Americans screened their dreams on for a while and then largely forgot about," insists New York resident Frazier. His book invites the reader to accompany him as he takes his van on a 24,000-mile journey through 10 states situated between the Midwest and the Rockies. With admirable style, Frazier blends travelogue, history lesson, and mythology into a paean to open spaces. His commentary, often flavored with humorous anecdotes, is focused on social life and customs; specific subject matter includes Bonnie and Clyde, MX missiles, Chief Crazy Horse, Mennonites, and even cafe conversation. 

Location: Raytheon Room
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Boston Marathon: History by the Mile with Paul Clerici
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Come meet local author Paul C. Clerici as he discusses his popular book Boston Marathon: History by the Mile.

Hear all the great stories about the very beginnings of the race in Ashland; the various start lines in Hopkinton; the year in which a train cut through the race in Framingham; the Scream Tunnel of women at Wellesley College; the Johnny Kelley statue in Newton; the different finish lines in Boston; and much, much more.

In his book, the award-winning writer takes readers through the colorful 26.2-mile journey - mile by mile, town by town, story by story. With his unique vast array of experiences and knowledge - he has run the Boston Marathon 23 times and has covered it for over 30 years now - Clerici brings the great race to life through informative, humorous, and enlightening detail that includes stories about every statue, moment, landmark, and portion of the course from its start in 1897 to its current incarnation. With forewords by Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray and the first woman to complete the race - Roberta “Bobbi” Gibb - the book also features a wide range of vintage and race-day photos, some of which never before published.

 

About Paul Clerici: A freelance journalist, photographer, and former newspaper editor, Paul delivers talks and lectures at libraries, historical societies, bookstores, running clubs; appears at expos, book signings, group meetings; appears on television (NECN, cable stations, etc.), radio (NPR, local and city stations, etc.), and media outlets including “The Boston Globe” and the “Cape Cod Times.” Race director of the “Camy 5K Run & David 5K Walk” in Walpole, he has competed in nearly every distance from the mile to the marathon - including two triathlons, 43 marathons, the Falmouth Road Race several times - and has won numerous age-group and Clydesdale running awards.

He is also the author of A History of the Falmouth Road Race: Running Cape Cod and History of the Greater Boston Track Club.

Books will be available to purchase and be signed by the author.

Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday April 9, 2020
Kids Yoga
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Sonia Gomez from Serfi Yoga will give a yoga class for children,

toddlers to age 5.

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Cookbook Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Contact: Sarah Hogan     shogan@minlib.net

Cookbook Club -- Join us as we all cook from the same book and enjoy it potluck style!  

Participants will make a recipe from a selected cookbook to share. While enjoying our homemade delights, we'll discuss the book, its author, and what each has to offer. For more information, contact Sarah Hogan at shogan@minlib.net

Book: Repertoire: All the Recipes you Need by Jessica Battilana

Contact: Sarah Hogan  508 358 2311   shogan@minlib.net
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Friday April 10, 2020
Great Decisions
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Topic: TBD

Contact: Stephen Engler     stephenmengler@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Noon Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Typical American

As the immigrant Chang family begins to dream the American dream of self-invention, they move poignantly and ironically from people who disparage all that is "typical American" to people who might be seen as typically American themselves.  Gish Jen creates here a superbly engrossing story that resonates with wit and wisdom even as it challenges the reader to reconsider what a typical American might be today.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Sunday April 12, 2020
Daisy Troop 70141
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy Troop  70141 Monthly Meeting.

Contact: -Leah Levine     leahlevine1@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday April 14, 2020
Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The winter/spring session of this club meets every Tuesday, February 25 through May 26, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Thursday April 16, 2020
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991 
Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday April 27, 2020
Short Readings for Intermediate ESL Students
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Read a short story or article in class, discuss the reading, and practice your English skills. No preparation needed! This group is best for intermediate and advanced English speakers.  Registration is required before each class. Know someone who could benefit? Spread the word!

Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Tuesday April 28, 2020
Zumba Kids Jr
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Rhythm and dance program for children ages 2.5 to 4 years old.

Led by Hayley Chizinsky of H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness Studio.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The winter/spring session of this club meets every Tuesday, February 25 through May 26, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Wednesday April 29, 2020
Get Your Ducks in a Row: The Baby Boomers’ Guide to Estate Planning with Harry Margolis
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

If you’re over 55, you probably know you need an estate plan. What you might not know is how to create one. Questions about cost, confusion about options, and difficulty talking about subjects like disability and death can make the process of preparing for the future seem overwhelming. That’s probably why most people put it off—even though the results of doing nothing can sometimes be devastating.

What you need is a guide that explains the process clearly and comprehensively, in terms you can understand and actually use. Get Your Ducks in a Row: The Baby Boomers Guide to Estate Planning tells you everything you ever wanted (or perhaps never wanted) about estate planning.

Written by elder law and estate planning expert Attorney Harry S. Margolis, Get Your Ducks in a Row: The Baby Boomers Guide to Estate Planning takes you through the estate planning process step by step. Whether you’re currently creating a plan, getting ready to start, or looking for an explanation of documents you’ve already signed, this book will provide the information you need, including:

  • Answers to the most common estate planning questions
  • Common estate planning terms, demystified
  • The Five (or Six or Seven) Essential Documents everyone over 55 needs (and how to fill them out)
  • An overview of more complex estate planning scenarios
  • Help deciding when it’s time to consult an attorney
  • And more...

Featuring practical advice and easy-to-follow examples gleaned from the author’s 30-plus years of experience in elder law and estate planning, Get Your Ducks in a Row: The Baby Boomers Guide to Estate Planning will help you take control, make a plan, and ensure your family—and yourself—a secure and comfortable future.

 

 

Harry S. Margolis has been representing seniors, individuals with special needs and their families since he started ElderLawServices, the predecessor of Margolis & Bloom, in June 1987. Since then, he and the firm as a whole have helped thousands of clients pay for long-term care, grapple with the incapacity of a family member, and plan for safe and productive futures for their children and grandchildren.

Harry served as editor of The ElderLaw Report, a monthly newsletter for attorneys for three decades. His leadership in the field has been recognized by his peers in his selection as a Fellow of both the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the American College of Trust & Estate Counsel. He has been named a “Super Lawyer” since 2005 and in different years recognized as one of the top 100 attorneys in New England.  In 2015, Best Lawyers named him Best Lawyer in America in the practice of Elder Law and Trust and Estates., and he is the only elder law attorney to receive these honors.

But Mr. Margolis’ passion is explaining complex legal issues to consumers, to clients in his practice, to Massachusetts consumers through the information on this website and its blog, and nationally on two websites he founded: www.elderlawanswers.com and www.specialneedsanswers.com. Most recently he began answering consumer questions online at www.askharry.info. He strongly believes that the best legal solutions are achieved through the partnership of well-informed clients and attorneys who combine great technical expertise, experience and an ability to listen.

In 2012, Mr. Margolis ran (unsuccessfully) for Governor’s Council. He has served as an elected town meeting member in Brookline and on the town’s bicycle advisory committee. When not working, Mr. Margolis resides in Brookline with his wife, college age twins (when they're home) and dog of uncertain breed. He loves biking and traveling, both in the US and abroad. 

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
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Saturday May 2, 2020
Literacy Fair
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Families with preschool children are invited to our first ever Literacy Fair!  A great time to learn about Wayland's preschools!

Musician Jeannie Mack will give a concert starting at 11 a.m.

Children can challenge themselves with brainbuildng activities at tables staffed by teachers from several local preschools.  At the end of the event, one of our children's librarians will give a storytime.

There will be facepainting, refreshments, and a visit from Curious George!

 

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Sunday May 3, 2020
Girl Scouts - Daisy Troop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Daisy Troop Meeting. 2:00pm-4:00pm in the Raytheon Room. 

Contact: -Maureen Barnowski     maureen.barnowski@gmail.com
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Monday May 4, 2020
Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Evening Book Group meets the first Monday of each month (with some exceptions), October through June.  Titles are chosen every three months by consensus of the group.  Contact Brittany Tuttle (btuttle@minlib.net) for more details.

Contact: Brittany Tuttle  508-358-2311   btuttle@minlib.net
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Tuesday May 5, 2020
Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The winter/spring session of this club meets every Tuesday, February 25 through May 26, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Great Presenters: Conrad Gees - Cuba - More than Classic American Cars & 1950s Nostalgia
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

There is truth in the statement, “Havana is a city frozen in time 60+ years ago,” but it is a characterization which can lead one to a false sense of sentimentality or condescension. Havana today is the outgrowth of the 1959 Revolution, the US Embargo, the Cold War and the collapse of the Soviet Union, which forced the inhabitants of this city, just 90 miles off the US coast, to develop in ways they can speak of with great pride, and in ways which leave them longing for more. I have concentrated on the sections of Havana known as “Habana Vieja” and “Centro Habana,” now United Nations World Heritage sites being renovated and brought back to life and
decided to document not only the buildings, but the people living in these sections of the city and their resilience and ingenuity.

Conrad Gees is a retired Wayland School Teacher who now has the time to pursue his love of photographing the world around him. His photography is aimed at trying to record what Henri Cartier Bresson described as “the decisive moment” - moments when “swift chance, disarray, wonder and experiment” lead to an image which speaks to more than the subject at hand, much as a poem can convey meaning far beyond a literal interpretation. He looks forward to viewers seeing this in his photographs - many of which are on display here on the Raytheon Room walls.

Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
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Wednesday May 6, 2020
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
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Thursday May 7, 2020
Sing-along with Jeannie Mack
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Jeannie Mack will perform all kinds of fun, bounce-around, sing-along songs geared for young children.

Plenty of opportunity for audience participation!

For babies, toddlers, and preschoolers with caregiver.

 

 

 

 

 

Location: Raytheon Room
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Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991 
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Friday May 8, 2020
Noon Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Black Swan Green

Black Swan Green tracks a single year in what is, for 13-year-old Jason Taylor, the sleepiest village in muddiest Worcestershire in a dying Cold War England, 1982.  But the 13 chapters create an exquisitely observed world that is anything but sleepy.  Pointed, funny, profound, left field, elegiac, and painted with the stuff of life, Black Swan Green is a glorious novel of boyhood on the cusp of adulthood. 

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Monday May 11, 2020
Short Readings for Intermediate ESL Students
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Read a short story or article in class, discuss the reading, and practice your English skills. No preparation needed! This group is best for intermediate and advanced English speakers.  Registration is required before each class. Know someone who could benefit? Spread the word!

Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Tuesday May 12, 2020
Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The winter/spring session of this club meets every Tuesday, February 25 through May 26, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Wednesday May 13, 2020
Nonfiction Book Group
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek is the story of a dramatic year in Virginia's Roanoke Valley. Annie Dillard sets out to see what she can see. What she sees are astonishing incidents of "beauty tangled in a rapture with violence."  Her personal narrative highlights one year's exploration on foot in the Virginia region through which Tinker Creek runs. In the summer, Dillard stalks muskrats in the creek and contemplates wave mechanics; in the fall, she watches a monarch butterfly migration and dreams of Arctic caribou. She unties a snake skin, witnesses a flood, and plays King of the Meadow with a field of grasshoppers. The result is an exhilarating tale of nature and its seasons. 

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Thursday May 14, 2020
Kids Yoga
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Sonia Gomez from Serfi Yoga will give a yoga class for children,

toddlers to age 5.

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Cookbook Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Contact: Sarah Hogan     shogan@minlib.net

Cookbook Club -- Join us as we all cook from the same book and enjoy it potluck style!  

Participants will make a recipe from a selected cookbook to share. While enjoying our homemade delights, we'll discuss the book, its author, and what each has to offer. For more information, contact Sarah Hogan at shogan@minlib.net

Book: How to Cook Everything: The Basics by Mark Bittman

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Friday May 15, 2020
Great Decisions
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Topic: TBD

Contact: Stephen Engler     stephenmengler@gmail.com
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Sunday May 17, 2020
Daisy Troop 70141
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy Troop  70141 Monthly Meeting.

Contact: -Leah Levine     leahlevine1@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday May 18, 2020
Short Readings for Intermediate ESL Students
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Read a short story or article in class, discuss the reading, and practice your English skills. No preparation needed! This group is best for intermediate and advanced English speakers.  Registration is required before each class. Know someone who could benefit? Spread the word!

Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Tuesday May 19, 2020
Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The winter/spring session of this club meets every Tuesday, February 25 through May 26, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Thursday May 21, 2020
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991 
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday May 26, 2020
Zumba Kids Jr
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Rhythm and dance program for children ages 2.5 to 4 years old.

Led by Hayley Chizinsky of H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness Studio.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The winter/spring session of this club meets every Tuesday, February 25 through May 26, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

Tell a Friend   Download Event Info

Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

Girls will learn basic and more advanced coding to build websites, create graphics, and design videogames.

The winter/spring session of this club meets every Tuesday, February 25 through May 26, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

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Monday June 1, 2020
Short Readings for Intermediate ESL Students
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Read a short story or article in class, discuss the reading, and practice your English skills. No preparation needed! This group is best for intermediate and advanced English speakers.  Registration is required before each class. Know someone who could benefit? Spread the word!

Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Evening Book Group meets the first Monday of each month (with some exceptions), October through June.  Titles are chosen every three months by consensus of the group.  Contact Brittany Tuttle (btuttle@minlib.net) for more details.

Contact: Brittany Tuttle  508-358-2311   btuttle@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday June 3, 2020
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
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Thursday June 4, 2020
Sing-along with Jeannie Mack
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Jeannie Mack will perform all kinds of fun, bounce-around, sing-along songs geared for young children.

Plenty of opportunity for audience participation!

For babies, toddlers, and preschoolers with caregiver.

 

 

 

 

 

Location: Raytheon Room
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Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991 
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday June 5, 2020
Great Decisions
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Topic: TBD

Contact: Stephen Engler     stephenmengler@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Sunday June 7, 2020
Girl Scouts - Daisy Troop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Daisy Troop Meeting. 2:00pm-4:00pm in the Raytheon Room. 

Contact: -Maureen Barnowski     maureen.barnowski@gmail.com
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Wednesday June 10, 2020
Nonfiction Book Group
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Renoir's Dancer : The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon

A richly told biography of Suzanne Valadon, the illegitimate daughter of a provincial linen maid who became famous as a model for the Impressionists and later as a painter in her own right. Catherine Hewitt tells the remarkable tale of an ambitious, headstrong woman fighting to find a professional voice in a male-dominated world.  

Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday June 11, 2020
Kids Yoga
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Sonia Gomez from Serfi Yoga will give a yoga class for children,

toddlers to age 5.

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Cookbook Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Contact: Sarah Hogan     shogan@minlib.net

Cookbook Club -- Join us as we all cook from the same book and enjoy it potluck style!  

Participants will make a recipe from a selected cookbook to share. While enjoying our homemade delights, we'll discuss the book, its author, and what each has to offer. For more information, contact Sarah Hogan at shogan@minlib.net

Book: TBD

Contact: Sarah Hogan  508 358 2311   shogan@minlib.net
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Friday June 12, 2020
Noon Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Lake Success : A Novel

When his dream of the perfect life implodes, a Wall Street millionaire takes a cross-country bus trip in search of his college sweetheart and ideals of youth.  Meanwhile, reeling from the fight that caused his departure, his wife has her own demons to face.  How these two imperfect characters navigate a chaos of their own making is the heart of this biting, brilliant, emotionally resonant novel.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday June 15, 2020
Short Readings for Intermediate ESL Students
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Read a short story or article in class, discuss the reading, and practice your English skills. No preparation needed! This group is best for intermediate and advanced English speakers.  Registration is required before each class. Know someone who could benefit? Spread the word!

Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Thursday June 18, 2020
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991 
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday June 19, 2020
Great Decisions
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Topic: TBD

Contact: Stephen Engler     stephenmengler@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday September 3, 2020
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991 
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday September 17, 2020
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991 
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday September 18, 2020
Great Decisions
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Topic: TBD

Contact: Stephen Engler     stephenmengler@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday October 1, 2020
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991 
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday October 15, 2020
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991 
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday October 16, 2020
Great Decisions
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Topic: TBD

Contact: Stephen Engler     stephenmengler@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday November 5, 2020
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991 
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday November 19, 2020
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991 
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday December 3, 2020
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991 
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday December 17, 2020
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991 
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