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Tuesday July 25, 2017
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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Magic Dragon Theatre Workshop
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 

In this 4-day drama workshop, tweens will be introduced to the joy and craft of theatre, including acting, singing, and dance.  Performance for family and friends on Friday afternoon.

Led by local high school students.  For 4th to 6th graders.

To register, email Magic Dragon at rollingbear@verizon.net or call 508-655-4409

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Wednesday July 26, 2017
Magic Dragon Theatre Workshop
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 

In this 4-day drama workshop, tweens will be introduced to the joy and craft of theatre, including acting, singing, and dance.  Performance for family and friends on Friday afternoon.

Led by local high school students.  For 4th to 6th graders.

To register, email Magic Dragon at rollingbear@verizon.net or call 508-655-4409

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Cornerstone Collegiate Planning
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This free workshop offered by college planning consultant Robert Allen, addresses the importance of planning for all aspects of college prep. Families must ready themselves for standardized testing, applications, admissions and rejections, financial aid, personal finances, and so much more. This goal of this event is to provide recommendations for the best way to pay your share of college costs.  

 

Contact: Robert Allen  617-799-4436   rallen@cornerstonecollegiateplanning.com
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Thursday July 27, 2017
Yoga Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Wayland parent and author Giselle Shardlow will read from her

picturebook Maria Explores the Ocean and teach children the

yoga poses presented in the book.

For ages 4 and up.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Magic Dragon Theatre Workshop
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 

In this 4-day drama workshop, tweens will be introduced to the joy and craft of theatre, including acting, singing, and dance.  Performance for family and friends on Friday afternoon.

Led by local high school students.  For 4th to 6th graders.

To register, email Magic Dragon at rollingbear@verizon.net or call 508-655-4409

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Friday July 28, 2017
Film Showing - Round Ireland with a Fridge
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Armchair Travel Book Club presents this film based on a book read last year, Round Ireland with a Fridge by Tony Hawkes.  The group enjoyed the book so much that when we realized the author also wrote and stars in a film of the same name, we wanted to watch it together.  All are invited to join us.  Reading of the book is not necessary.  90 minutes. 

Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideperson@yahoo.com
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Magic Dragon Theatre Workshop
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 

In this 4-day drama workshop, tweens will be introduced to the joy and craft of theatre, including acting, singing, and dance.  Performance for family and friends on Friday afternoon.

Led by local high school students.  For 4th to 6th graders.

To register, email Magic Dragon at rollingbear@verizon.net or call 508-655-4409

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Tuesday August 1, 2017
Library Crawl
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

If you are a “library person,” this self-guided tour is a fun way to visit multiple libraries in one day. The crawl will bring you to twelve different area libraries. Challenge yourself to visit as many as you can and take a picture of a designated feature at each stop. “Collect” photos from five libraries, and receive a prize at your final destination.  This is a unique way to while away a summer Tuesday!  Pick up a list of libraries and what to find in them the day of the event.  

 

Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
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Music with Sarah
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Kids dance, sing, and play instruments in this interactive music program

led by Sarah Gardner.

For babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Cemetery Markers: A DAR Program
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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 Join local DAR member and Wayland resident, Kathleen Bernstein for an overview on the places where D.A.R. insignia cemetery markers can be seen and the process for installing new ones. 

            Tuesday, August 1

            12 noon-2:00pm

            Library Raytheon Room

            Please RSVP to kathe@ambersoft.com by July 15th.

DAR is The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday August 3, 2017
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 her owner

Helen will join us. 

For ages 3 and up

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Monday August 7, 2017
Board of Library Trustees
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday August 8, 2017
Board of Library Trustees
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Raytheon Room
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Firefighter Todd and Firetruck
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Wayland Firefighter Todd Winner will talk to kids about fire safety and give them

a tour of the firetruck.

Ages 2 and up, with parent/caregiver

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Wednesday August 9, 2017
Board of Library Trustees
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Raytheon Room
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Drop-in Crafts: Recycled Art
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Get creative and make art from recycled materials.

Led by librarian Elise Katz.

For ages 4 and up.

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Thursday August 10, 2017
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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Cookbook Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

 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 or Rachel Sideman-Kurtz at rsideman@minlib.net.

This month's book:  Weeknight Wonders:  Delicious Healthy Dinners in 30 Minutes or Less by Ellie Krieger

Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
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Monday August 14, 2017
Cornerstone Collegiate Planning
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Free workshop - college financial aid

Contact: Robert Allen  617-799-4436   rallen@cornerstonecollegiateplanning.com
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Tuesday August 15, 2017
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 Pizza Party
5:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Teens are invited to enjoy pizza, talk about their summer reading,

play board games, and find out who has won the lottery for the free Kindle Fire!

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Wednesday August 16, 2017
3D design workshop
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Participants will be using Fusion 360 to design their own decorative vase or pen cup.  Fusion 360 is an intermediate-to-advanced level design software.  Some familiarity with design software or at least proficiency with mouse and keyboard is advised.  All 3D prints will be free.  To register on your own you must be 12 or older, parents of younger kids are welcome to register and are encouraged to design with their children.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday August 17, 2017
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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Ice Cream Social
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Make your own ice cream Sundae, socialize with your friends, and celebrate all the great

reading you have done this summer!

All particpants in our Summer Reading Program Build a Better World are invited.

For ages preschool and up.

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Tuesday August 22, 2017
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 August 23, 2017
Board of Library Trustees
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday August 24, 2017
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 August 29, 2017
Zumba Kids Jr
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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

Led by Julia Walderzak of H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness Studio.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday August 31, 2017
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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Saturday September 2, 2017
Library Closed -- Labor Day Weekend
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Sunday September 3, 2017
Library Closed -- Labor Day Weekend
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Monday September 4, 2017
Library Closed -- Labor Day Weekend
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Wednesday September 6, 2017
Board of Library Trustees
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Raytheon Room
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Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
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Thursday September 7, 2017
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 8, 2017
Noontime Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The BuccaneersOur 3rd annual summer edition!  The Buccaneers by Edith Wharton. 

Nan and Jinny St George have both wealth and beauty in generous supply. In the New York society of the 1870s, however, only those with old money can achieve the status of the elite, and it is here that the sisters seem doomed to failure. Nan's new governess, Laura Testvalley, herself an outsider, takes pity on their plight and launches them instead on the unsuspecting British aristocracy. Lords, dukes, marquesses and MPs, it seems, not only appreciate beauty, but also the money that New York's nouveaux riches can supply.

A love story of love and marriage among the old and new moneyed classes, The Buccaneers is a delicately perceptive portrayal of a world on the brink of change.  Please reserve your copy and join us, all are invited!

Contact: Sandy Raymond  5083582311   sraymond@minlib.net
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Monday September 11, 2017
The Kennedys: A 4-Part Series Part 1
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This year marks the centennial anniversary of the birth of John F. Kennedy.  Join us as we discuss the life, politics and legacy of JFK with history professor Gary Hylander.  Was it really Camelot?

Contact: Sandra Raymond     sraymond@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday September 12, 2017
Social Media and Digital Disruption of Modern Economics and Culture
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Social Media and Digital Disruption of Modern Economics and Culture 

with Professor Kyle Moody

 

Contact: Sandra Raymond     sraymond@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday September 13, 2017
Armchair Travel Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

Better Than Fiction 2:  True Adventures from 30 Great Fiction Writers 

From Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel guide publisher, Better Than Fiction 2, the follow-up to 2012's Better Than Fiction, is a second serving of true travel stories told by some of the world's best fiction writers.

Authors include Lonely Planet, Don George, Dave Eggers, Jane Smiley, Karen Joy Fowler, Stefan Merrill Block, Francine Prose, DBC Pierre, Fiona Kidman, Alexander McCall Smith, Keija Parssinen, MJ Hyland, Catherine Lacey, Rebecca Dinerstein, Lloyd Jones, Porochista Khakpour, Jack Livings, Marina Lewycka, Lydia Millet, Suzanne Joinson, Sophie Cunningham, Christina Nichol, Mandy Sayer, Steven Amsterdam, Marie-Helene Bortino, Shirley Streshinsky, Steven Hall, David Shafer, Avi Duckor-Jones, Lily King, Aliya Whitely, and Natalie Baszile

Meeting Location:  Library Mezzanine

Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
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The Kennedys: A 4-Part Series Part 2
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

More info as it is available

Contact: Sandra Raymond     sraymond@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday September 14, 2017
Chinese Philosophers
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Contact: Claudia Tang     shueh@gmail.com
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Friday September 15, 2017
Friends of the Wayland Library
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Contact: Sarah Hubbell     svhubbell@gmail.com
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Monday September 18, 2017
The Kennedys: A 4-Part Series Part 3
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

America’s Most Dangerous Days: The Cuban Missile Crisis

The Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962 was the most dangerousconfrontation of the Cold War.  For thirteen days, the United States and the Soviet Union teetered on the brink of nuclear war as Kennedy, Khrushchev and Castro faced off over the installation of Soviet rockets in Cuba, just ninety miles from the Florida coast. Join history professor Gary Hylander as he take us on a journey back 50 years in history.

Contact: Sandra Raymond     sraymond@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday September 19, 2017
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 Tuesday evenings, 6pm-9pm, 9/19/ 9/26, 10/10, 10/17 and 10/24. 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.

  

 

Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday September 20, 2017
Board of Library Trustees
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Raytheon Room
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Race to the Pole
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

 

 

The Race to the Pole

Shackeleton, Amundsen, and Scott

 

Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday September 21, 2017
Staff Training Morning
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Raytheon Room
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Room is Booked
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday September 22, 2017
Great Decisions
9:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Contact: Stephen Engler   
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Monday September 25, 2017
The Kennedys: A 4-Part Series Part 4
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

More info as it is available

 

Contact: Sandra Raymond     sraymond@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday September 26, 2017
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 Tuesday evenings, 6pm-9pm, 9/19/ 9/26, 10/10, 10/17 and 10/24. 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.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday September 28, 2017
Hold for Director
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday October 3, 2017
Great Presenters Series
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Suzanne Hodes: “STUDIO DAYS – A MEMOIR OF MY CREATIVE LIFE”

Using several images as examples, Suzanne Hodes shares the personal impact of people, cities,

nature, and great social and political disruptions of her generation through her art.

Suzanne Hodes grew up in New York City, studied with the legendary expressionist Oskar

Kokoschka in Salzburg, and had a Fulbright grant to Paris, as well as a Bunting fellowship to

Israel.  In 1982 she co- founded the group "Artists for Survival" to support the nuclear freeze 

and social justice.    Her work in the Fogg Art Museum, the DeCordova Museum, the Danforth Art Portland Museum of Art in Maine, the Art Complex Museum in Duxbury, and many  public and private collections. 

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Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
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Wednesday October 4, 2017
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
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Thursday October 5, 2017
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 October 9, 2017
Library Closed -- Columbus Day
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Tuesday October 10, 2017
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 Tuesday evenings, 6pm-9pm, 9/19/ 9/26, 10/10, 10/17 and 10/24. 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.

  

 

Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday October 11, 2017
Armchair Travel Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

Turn Right at Machu Piccu:  Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time by Mark Adams

In 1911, Hiram Bingham III climbed into the Andes Mountains of Peru and “discovered” Machu Picchu. While history has recast Bingham as a villain who stole both priceless artifacts and credit for finding the great archeological site, Mark Adams set out to retrace the explorer’s perilous path in search of the truth—except he’d written about adventure far more than he’d actually lived it. In fact, he’d never even slept in a tent.  This is the author's fascinating and funny account of his journey through some of the world’s most majestic, historic, and remote landscapes guided only by a hard-as-nails Australian survivalist and one nagging question: Just what was Machu Picchu?

Meeting Location:  Library Mezzanine

Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
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Lawrence of Arabia
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Discussion About the Person--Lawrence of Arabia

By Bob Begin

Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday October 12, 2017
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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Cookbook Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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 or Rachel Sideman-Kurtz at rsideman@minlib.net.

This month's book:  Spice:  Flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean by Ana Sortun

The author will join us!  

Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
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Saturday October 14, 2017
Chinese Dynasties
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Contact: Claudia Tang     shueh@gmail.com
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Monday October 16, 2017
John and Abigail Adams
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

John and Abigail Adams: An American Story


Both John and Abigail Adams played important roles in the many pivotal events of their times.  He was a key figure in the
Continental Congress and later wartime emissary to France; she was an important eyewitness reporter during the siege of Boston and in John's absence left alone to raise the family and manage the farm.  After the Revolution, John and Abigail were deeply caught up in the political turmoil of the 1790’s, which almost pulled the new nation apart. Join history professory Gary Hylander as he discusses one of America's most interesting couples in history.

 

Contact: Sandra Raymond     sraymond@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday October 17, 2017
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 Tuesday evenings, 6pm-9pm, 9/19/ 9/26, 10/10, 10/17 and 10/24. 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.

  

 

Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday October 19, 2017
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 20, 2017
Great Decisions
9:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Contact: Stephen Engler   
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Monday October 23, 2017
The Importance of Online Communities in the Social Sphere
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Importance of Online Communities in the Social Sphere

With Professor Kyle Moody

Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday October 24, 2017
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 Tuesday evenings, 6pm-9pm, 9/19/ 9/26, 10/10, 10/17 and 10/24. 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.

  

 

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Wednesday November 1, 2017
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
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Thursday November 2, 2017
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 November 7, 2017
Great Presenters Series
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

More details to follow! 

Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday November 8, 2017
Armchair Travel Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

Treasure Palaces:  Great Writers Visit Great Museums

Revered writers tell us about their favorite museums and reveal the special hold that some museums have over us all.  This book is a is a treasure trove of wonders, a tribute to the diversity and power of the museums, the safe-keepers of our world's most extraordinary artifacts, and an intimate look into the deeply personal reveries we fall into when before great art.

Location:  Library Mezzanine

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Sinking of the USS QUINCY
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The USS QUINCY -Talk by Bob Begin

Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday November 9, 2017
Cookbook Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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 or Rachel Sideman-Kurtz at rsideman@minlib.net.

This months cookbook:  Barefoot Contessa Parties! by Ina Garten

Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
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Friday November 10, 2017
Library Closed -- Veterans' Day
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Saturday November 11, 2017
Library Closed -- Veterans' Day
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Thursday November 16, 2017
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 November 19, 2017
Value of the Book
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Details to follow

Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday November 22, 2017
Library Closes at 6 p.m.
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Thursday November 23, 2017
Library Closed -- Thanksgiving
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Friday November 24, 2017
Library Closed -- Day after Thanksgiving
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Tuesday December 5, 2017
Great Presenters Series
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

More details to follow! 

Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday December 6, 2017
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
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Thursday December 7, 2017
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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Wednesday December 13, 2017
Armchair Travel Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

Mountain to Mountain:  A Journey of Adventure and Activism for the Women of Afghanistan by Shannon Galpin

Being inspired to act can take many forms. For some it's taking a weekend to volunteer, but for Shannon Galpin, it meant leaving her career, selling her house, launching a nonprofit and committing her life to advancing education and opportunity for women and girls. Focusing on the war-torn country of Afghanistan, Galpin and her organization, Mountain2Mountain, have touched the lives of hundreds of men, women and children. As if launching a nonprofit wasn't enough, in 2009 Galpin became the first woman to ride a mountain bike in Afghanistan. Now she's using that initial bike ride to gain awareness around the country, encouraging people to use their bikes "as a vehicle for social change and justice to support a country where women don't have the right to ride a bike."

Meeting Location:  Library Mezzanine

Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
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Thursday December 14, 2017
Cookbook Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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 or Rachel Sideman-Kurtz at rsideman@minlib.net.

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Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
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Sunday December 24, 2017
Library Closed -- Christmas Eve
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Monday December 25, 2017
Library Closed -- Christmas Day
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Sunday December 31, 2017
Library Closes at 3 p.m.
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Wednesday January 3, 2018
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
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Wednesday February 7, 2018
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Wednesday March 7, 2018
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Wednesday April 4, 2018
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Wednesday May 2, 2018
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Wednesday June 6, 2018
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Wednesday September 5, 2018
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Wednesday October 3, 2018
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Wednesday November 7, 2018
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Wednesday December 5, 2018
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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