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Monday June 27, 2016
Commonwealth Residence Apartment Public Info Mtg
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Contact: Maureen O'Hagan  978-456-8388 
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Tuesday June 28, 2016
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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Hold for LPC
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday June 29, 2016
Trustee Meeting
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Raytheon Room
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Spanish Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs and fingerplays in Spanish.

Niños y sus cuidadores están invitados a una sesión de cuentos, canciones y juegos con los dedos en español.

For ages babies to 5 years old.

 

 

Location: Raytheon Room
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One on One Technology Instruction
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Have a basic computer question? Need assistance with downloading an ebook? Not sure how to use voice dictation on your iPhone or iPad? Maybe we can help! Schedule a one-on-one appointment for assistance with basic technology questions. Half hour slots are available. Other times are available, too! Contact M.J. Wright at 508-358-2311 or mwright@minlib.net.

 
Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Exhibit Removal
4:05 PM - 6:00 PM
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Thursday June 30, 2016
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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Quidditch Match
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Children are invited to play Quidditch

and then enjoy a Hogwarts snack.

This program celebrates the famous sport in the Harry Potter books,

and is a part of our Summer Reading Program:  On Your Mark, Get Set...Read!

 

For Ages 5 and up.

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3D Design with Blender
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

3D artist Eric Carlsen and members of the WHS First Robotics Challenge team return to the library to introduce teens and adults to the process of creating 3D models using Blender, a powerful and sophisticated 3D design tool. We will be printing out the creations! Workshop attendance needs to be limited, so registration is required. 

You MUST be 12 or older to register on your own, but we encourage parents to register and work with their children.

Please feel free to download the Blender application, watch our video tutorials and/or work through the Blender tutorial(s) on your own!

Contact: Matt Amory  5083582311   mamory@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Saturday July 2, 2016 -  Monday July 4, 2016
Independence Day Weekend - Library Closed
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Sunday July 3, 2016
Library Closed
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Monday July 4, 2016
Library Closed
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Tuesday July 5, 2016
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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Wayland/Weston Rowing
7:30 PM - 8:55 PM

The Finance Committee of the Wayland/Weston Rowing organization will be meeting.

Contact: William Hill     william.c.hill@comcast.net
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Wednesday July 6, 2016
Drop in Crafts: Make Your Own Toys
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Stop by for a while to make your own Flexicube, spinning top, and bead game!

Make one or more, stay the whole time or just a few minutes.

For ages 5 and up.

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Thursday July 7, 2016
Lindsay's Puppet Pals
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Lindsay will perform several silly skits celebrating

fitness and health with her giant hand puppets

and marionnettes. Meet a picky dragon, a heroic groundhog, and a little horse with a big determination.

Laughter and fun for all!

For ages 3 and up.

 

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Introduction to the iPhone/iPad
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

You have some experience with your iPhone/iPad, but feel like you might be missing out on some of the basics.  Come on in.  M.J. will discuss organizing icons, SIRI and the microphone, battery life, and other basics of these versatile and complex devices.  Be sure to bring your iPhone or iPad with you.

Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Combined LPC & Trustee Meeting
7:00 PM
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday July 12, 2016
Firefighter Todd with Firetruck
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Wayland Firefighter Todd Winner will talk to kids about fire safety, and then give them a tour of his firetruck

For ages 3 and up.

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Wednesday July 13, 2016
Library Trustee Meeting
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Raytheon Room
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Documentary Film Event - Manufactured Landscapes
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

 

Manufactured Landscapes is a feature length documentary on the world and work of renowned artist Edward Burtynsky who makes large-scale photographs of 'manufactured landscapes' – quarries, recycling yards, factories, mines, dams. He photographs civilization's materials and debris, but in a way people describe as "stunning" or "beautiful," and so raises all kinds of questions about ethics and aesthetics without trying to easily answer them. The Armchair Travel Book Club presents this film after reading Visit Sunny Chernobyl by Andrew Blackwell in March. The author referenced the artist and this film. All are welcome.

Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday July 14, 2016
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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Clean Eating Cookbook Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Clean Eating Cookbook Club - Explore clean eating approaches 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 we cook from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman.  

Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday July 18, 2016
PuppeTree: Caps for Sale
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

PuppeTree, a traveling troupe of

puppeteers from Vermont,

will perform Caps for Sale

For ages 3 and up

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Craftsman Village Wayland Lottery
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Tuesday July 19, 2016
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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Overdrive and Hoopla and Lynda, Oh My!
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Downloading ebooks from the library using OverDrive has gotten easier than ever. Wayland residents can also now stream DVDs with Hoopla (no waiting list!) and take free classes through Lynda using the library’s online resources.  Find out how to download a book and access these other new resources from the library!

 

Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Wednesday July 20, 2016
Library Trustee Meeting
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Raytheon Room
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Summer Fitness Fun
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Dance, Move, Have Fun!

Patty Howard of Active Soles will lead children

in a Creative Movement Class.

For ages 4 and up

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Thursday July 21, 2016
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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Library Olympics
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics was the inspiration for our own library-themed competition.

Come ready to wear your thinking cap and compete with a group to solve puzzles and win challenges!

For kids entering grades 4 and up.

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Tuesday July 26, 2016
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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Hula Hoops with Boston Hoops
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Two professional hula hoopers from Boston Hoops

will teach kids new moves. 

We will meet outside beside the Children's Room.

(If bad weather we will meet in the Raytheon Room)

Bring your own hoops if you have them...but we will also have some here.

For ages 5 and up.

 

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Wednesday July 27, 2016
Magic Dragon Theater Workshop
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This 3-day theater workshop will include theater games, acting, singing and dancing, and a performance on the last day!

For children in 4th to 6th grade.

The workshop is being run by three local teens who are passionate about theater:  Melinda Kalanzis (Wayland High School), Cat Glidden (Ursuline Academy) and Camille Cuzzupoli (Cambridge School of Weston)

Space is limited.  Please contact Magic Dragon at rollingbear@verizon.net or (508) 655-4409 for registration.

 

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Thursday July 28, 2016
Dog Storytime with Dog!
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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Magic Dragon Theater Workshop
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This 3-day theater workshop will include theater games, acting, singing and dancing, and a performance on the last day!

For children in 4th to 6th grade.

The workshop is being run by three local teens who are passionate about theater:  Melinda Kalanzis (Wayland High School), Cat Glidden (Ursuline Academy) and Camille Cuzzupoli (Cambridge School of Weston)

Space is limited.  Please contact Magic Dragon at rollingbear@verizon.net or (508) 655-4409 for registration.

 

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Friday July 29, 2016
Magic Dragon Theater Workshop
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This 3-day theater workshop will include theater games, acting, singing and dancing, and a performance on the last day!

For children in 4th to 6th grade.

The workshop is being run by three local teens who are passionate about theater:  Melinda Kalanzis (Wayland High School), Cat Glidden (Ursuline Academy) and Camille Cuzzupoli (Cambridge School of Weston)

Space is limited.  Please contact Magic Dragon at rollingbear@verizon.net or (508) 655-4409 for registration.

 

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Monday August 1, 2016
Cool Cooking for Kids
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Kids will create their own Veggie Faces (on a bagel)

and then eat them!

For ages 4 and up.

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Tuesday August 2, 2016
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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Armchair Travel Book Club
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

 A Jewish Mother in Shangri-la by Rosie Rosenzeig

An old joke tells of a Jewish woman who treks to the Himalayas to seek an audience with a guru sitting in seclusion on a mountaintop. When at last she comes before him, she implores: "Sheldon, come home!" Rosie Rosenzweig became that Jewish mother-but in real life, the story has a different ending. Instead of asking her Buddhist son, Ben, to come home, Rosie accepts his invitation to find out about Buddhism firsthand. Together they visit retreat centers in Europe and Asia and meet leading meditation masters who are Ben's gurus: Vietnamese teacher Thich Nhat Hanh and Tibetan lamas Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche and ChÖkyi Nyima Rinpoche. While struggling to come to terms with Ben's choice of a spiritual path so different from everything that she cherishes, Rosie finds that she is learning more about herself than she anticipated. The adventures of Rosie recounts take her from her Boston suburb to a Zen hermitage in France, an enclave of Tibetan Buddhists in Nepal, and finally to her own spiritual home in Jerusalem. Whether she is practicing mindfulness meditation, sharing a cup of tea with a Zen master, or worrying about bowing down to idols, Rosie is intent in her quest to find common ground between two ancient traditions, to deepen her understanding of her son, and to find a way to her own authentic experience of truth. Hers is a mission of peace that seeks to build a bridge of understanding between cultures and faiths while remaining true to her own Jewish identity.

NOTE:  This group usually meets the second Wednesday of each month, but has had a change of date and time for this month.  

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Wayland/Weston Rowing
7:30 PM - 8:55 PM

The Finance Committee of the Wayland/Weston Rowing organization will be meeting.

Contact: William Hill     william.c.hill@comcast.net
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Wednesday August 3, 2016
Get Ready for Kindergarten
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join us for a Getting Ready for Kindergarten Story Walk and Scavenger Hunt!

This program will be led by Beverly Mobilia of Wayland Community Partnerships for Children and Families.

For entering Kindergarteners and their caregivers.

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Thursday August 4, 2016
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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Intro to the iPhone and iPad
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

You have some experience with your iPhone or iPad, but feel like you might be missing out on some of the basics. Come on in.  M.J. will discuss organizing icons, SIRI and voice dictation, battery life, and other basics of these versatile and complex devices.  Be sure to bring your iPhone or iPad with you.

 

Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Commonwealth Residence Apartment Lottery
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Contact: Maureen O'Hagan  978-456-8388 
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Saturday August 6, 2016
Manga workshop for teens
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Draw your own chibi character!

Rachel Maguire will lead this manga workshop.

For grades 6 and up.

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Monday August 8, 2016
Balance, Motion and Newton
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Understand why things balance, how things move and all the forces that impact motion!

Have FUN while you learn how to trick gravity and make objects balance or fall down!

A science educator from Hightouch Hightech New England will lead this program.

For ages 5 and up

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Tuesday August 9, 2016
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 10, 2016
Library Trustee Meeting
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday August 11, 2016
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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Make your Own Olympic Medal
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drop by to shape and decorate your own Olympic medal out of dough

and take it home to harden!

For ages 4 and up.

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Clean Eating Cookbook Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Clean Eating Cookbook Club - Explore clean eating approaches 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.

Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday August 15, 2016
OverDrive and Hoopla and Lynda, Oh My!
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Downloading ebooks from the library using OverDrive has gotten easier than ever. Wayland residents can also now stream DVDs with Hoopla (no waitlist!) and take free classes through Lynda using the library’s online resources.  Find out how to download a book and access these other new resources from the library!

 

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Tuesday August 16, 2016
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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Foundation for Wellness Professionals
6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Contact: Kristen Weed  781-444-9115 
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Thursday August 18, 2016
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

Kids are invited to celebrate their summer reading

by making their own ice cream sundae. 

All participants in our Summer Reading Program On Your Mark, Get Set...Read! are invited.

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Tuesday August 23, 2016
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 24, 2016
Library Trustee Meeting
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday August 30, 2016
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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Wayland/Weston Rowing
7:30 PM - 8:55 PM

The Finance Committee of the Wayland/Weston Rowing organization will be meeting.

Contact: William Hill     william.c.hill@comcast.net
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Saturday September 3, 2016 -  Monday September 5, 2016
Labor Day Weekend - Library Closed
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
Library Trustee Meeting
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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Natural Solutions for Executive Function Struggles and ADHD
7:00 PM - 8:50 PM

A free educational lecture by Dr. Jolene Ross concerning a new, effective, drug-free and researched method for improving Executive Functioning and ADHD.

Contact: Kristen Weed  781-444-9115 
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Thursday September 8, 2016
Clean Eating Cookbook Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Clean Eating Cookbook Club - Explore clean eating approaches 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.

Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
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Wednesday September 14, 2016
Armchair Travel Book Club
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Round Ireland with a Fridge by Tony Hawks  

Have you ever made a drunken bet? Worse, still, have you ever tried to win one? In attempting to hitchhike round Ireland with a fridge, Tony Hawks did both, and his foolhardiness led him to one of the best experiences of his life. Joined by his trusty traveling companion-cum-domestic appliance, he found himself in the midst of a remarkable adventure, at times, emotional, at times inspirational, but more often than not, downright silly. Only in the magical land of Ireland could such a notion lead to such fruitful adventure. 

Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
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Thursday September 15, 2016
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 16, 2016
Friends Fall Meeting
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Contact: Sarah Hubbell     svhubbell@gmail.com
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Saturday September 17, 2016
David Nelson Photography Exhibit Reception
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Contact: David Nelson  508-650-0154 
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Sunday September 18, 2016
Wayland Summer Read - Book Discussion
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 

The Tumbling Turner Sister by Juliette Fay

Concluding our Wayland Summer Read program, join us for an informal book discussion with the author.  Come with your thoughts and questions!

 

To learn more about the Wayland Summer Read program, click here.  

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Wednesday September 21, 2016
Library Trustee Meeting
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Raytheon Room
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Documentary Film - Just Eat It
7:00 PM
Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday September 23, 2016
Great Decisions
9:15 AM - 11:30 AM
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Thursday September 29, 2016
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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Brilliant Beacons: A History of the American Lighthouse
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

In a work rich in maritime lore and brimming with original historical detail, Eric Jay Dolin, the best-selling author of Leviathan, will be at the library to talk about his latest book, "Brilliant Beacons: A History of the American Lighthouse," which has been called the most comprehensive history of American lighthouses ever written. It tells the story of America through the prism of its beloved coastal sentinels. Set against the backdrop of an expanding nation, the book  traces the evolution of America’s lighthouse system, highlighting the political, military, and technological battles fought to illuminate the nation’s hardscrabble coastlines. It features a memorable cast of characters including the penny-pinching Treasury official Stephen Pleasonton, who hamstrung the country’s efforts to adopt the revolutionary “Fresnel Lens,” and presents tales both humorous and harrowing of soldiers, saboteurs, ruthless egg collectors, and most importantly, the light-keepers themselves.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday October 5, 2016
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
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Thursday October 6, 2016
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 10, 2016
Columbus Day - Library Closed
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Wednesday October 12, 2016
Armchair Travel Book Club
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Dark Star Safari by Paul Theroux

Dark Star Safari is a rich and insightful book whose itinerary is Africa, from Cairo to Cape Town: down the Nile, through Sudan and Ethiopia, to Kenya, Uganda, and ultimately to the tip of South Africa. Going by train, dugout canoe, "chicken bus," and cattle truck, Theroux passes through some of the most beautiful -- and often life-threatening -- landscapes on earth. This is travel as discovery and also, in part, a sentimental journey. Almost forty years ago, Theroux first went to Africa as a teacher in the Malawi bush. Now he stops at his old school, sees former students, revisits his African friends. He finds astonishing, devastating changes wherever he goes. 

Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
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ESOL Tutor Training Class
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Wednesday evenings 10/12/16, 10/19/16, 10/26/16, 11/2/16, and 11/9/16. 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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Thursday October 13, 2016
Clean Eating Cookbook Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Clean Eating Cookbook Club - Explore clean eating approaches 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.

Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
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Wednesday October 19, 2016
ESOL Tutor Training Class
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Wednesday evenings 10/12/16, 10/19/16, 10/26/16, 11/2/16, and 11/9/16. 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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Thursday October 20, 2016
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 21, 2016
Great Decisions
9:15 AM - 11:30 AM
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Wednesday October 26, 2016
ESOL Tutor Training Class
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Wednesday evenings 10/12/16, 10/19/16, 10/26/16, 11/2/16, and 11/9/16. 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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Wednesday November 2, 2016
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
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ESOL Tutor Training Class
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Wednesday evenings 10/12/16, 10/19/16, 10/26/16, 11/2/16, and 11/9/16. 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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Thursday November 3, 2016
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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The Leveller - Jacqueline Dembar Greene
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

 

When Jacqueline Dembar Greene discovered the legend of Tom Cook, the wily colonial figure haunted her until she gave him a voice.  Was he a thief or was he truly leveling off the fortunes of those who had more than they needed with those who never had enough?  Metrowest's own Robin Hood became the kernel for her middle grade historical novel, The Leveller set in 1789.   The author will tell us about this person and how she drew on rumor and history to create the book.   

Jaqueline Dembar Greene is a Wayland resident and author of 38 books for young readers including the award-winning American Girl Rebecca series.  Autographed books will be available following the presentation.   

This event is co-sponsored with The Wayland Historical Society

Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz   
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday November 4, 2016
Friends Book Sale
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Friends of the Wayland Public Library will sponsor their Fall Book and Bake Sale on Saturday, November 5, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday, November 6, from 12-4 p.m. There will also be a preview for members of the Friends on Friday, November 4, from 5-8 p.m. Memberships will be available at the sale starting at 4:30 p.m. Sale items include delicious baked goods and thousands of quality books in good condition for children and adults. All proceeds go to support Wayland Library programs and services. The sale will be held in the Large Hearing Room in the Wayland Town Building, 41 Cochituate Road. Donations of books will be accepted during set-up in the Large Hearing Room on Wednesday, November 2, and Thursday, November 3. Donations of baked goods will be accepted from Friday until the end of the sale on Sunday. Internet book scanning devices are not permitted in the sale area. For more information, contact Anne Heller at 508-358-4515 or Pam Mauer at 508-358-5432.

Location: WAYLAND TOWN BUILDING
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Saturday November 5, 2016
Friends Book Sale
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Friends of the Wayland Public Library will sponsor their Fall Book and Bake Sale on Saturday, November 5, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday, November 6, from 12-4 p.m. There will also be a preview for members of the Friends on Friday, November 4, from 5-8 p.m. Memberships will be available at the sale starting at 4:30 p.m. Sale items include delicious baked goods and thousands of quality books in good condition for children and adults. All proceeds go to support Wayland Library programs and services. The sale will be held in the Large Hearing Room in the Wayland Town Building, 41 Cochituate Road. Donations of books will be accepted during set-up in the Large Hearing Room on Wednesday, November 2, and Thursday, November 3. Donations of baked goods will be accepted from Friday until the end of the sale on Sunday. Internet book scanning devices are not permitted in the sale area. For more information, contact Anne Heller at 508-358-4515 or Pam Mauer at 508-358-5432.

Location: WAYLAND TOWN BUILDING
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Sunday November 6, 2016
Friends Book Sale
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Friends of the Wayland Public Library will sponsor their Fall Book and Bake Sale on Saturday, November 5, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday, November 6, from 12-4 p.m. There will also be a preview for members of the Friends on Friday, November 4, from 5-8 p.m. Memberships will be available at the sale starting at 4:30 p.m. Sale items include delicious baked goods and thousands of quality books in good condition for children and adults. All proceeds go to support Wayland Library programs and services. The sale will be held in the Large Hearing Room in the Wayland Town Building, 41 Cochituate Road. Donations of books will be accepted during set-up in the Large Hearing Room on Wednesday, November 2, and Thursday, November 3. Donations of baked goods will be accepted from Friday until the end of the sale on Sunday. Internet book scanning devices are not permitted in the sale area. For more information, contact Anne Heller at 508-358-4515 or Pam Mauer at 508-358-5432.

Location: WAYLAND TOWN BUILDING
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Wednesday November 9, 2016
Armchair Travel Book Club
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Badluck Way:  A Year on the Ragged Edge of the West by Bryce Andrews

In this gripping memoir of a young man, a wolf, their parallel lives and ultimate collision, Bryce Andrews describes life on the remote, windswept Sun Ranch in southwest Montana. The Sun’s twenty thousand acres of rangeland occupy a still-wild corner of southwest Montana—a high valley surrounded by mountain ranges and steep creeks with portentous names like Grizzly and Bad Luck. Just over the border from Yellowstone National Park, the Sun holds giant herds of cattle and elk amid many predators—bears, mountain lions, and wolves.

Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
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ESOL Tutor Training Class
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Wednesday evenings 10/12/16, 10/19/16, 10/26/16, 11/2/16, and 11/9/16. 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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Thursday November 10, 2016
Clean Eating Cookbook Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Clean Eating Cookbook Club - Explore clean eating approaches 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.

Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday November 11, 2016
Veterans' Day - Library Closed
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Tuesday November 15, 2016
Fall Town Meeting
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Library does not schedule events during Town Meeting

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Wednesday November 16, 2016
Fall Town Meeting
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Library does not schedule events during Town Meeting

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Thursday November 17, 2016
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 November 23, 2016
Library Closing at 6:00 pm
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Thursday November 24, 2016
Thanksgiving - Library Closed
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Friday November 25, 2016
Library Closed
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Thursday December 1, 2016
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 December 4, 2016
Wayland Center Holiday Open House
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday December 7, 2016
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
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In the Eyes of the Mother
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

RESS Foundation of Wilmington, MA

RESS Foundation Film

Contact: John Gennatti  978-430-2904   john@ressfoundation.org
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Thursday December 8, 2016
Clean Eating Cookbook Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Clean Eating Cookbook Club - Explore clean eating approaches 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.

Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday December 15, 2016
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 December 24, 2016
Christmas Eve - Library Closed
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Sunday December 25, 2016
Christmas - Library Closed
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Monday December 26, 2016
Library Closed
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Saturday December 31, 2016
New Year's Eve - Closing at 3:00
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Wednesday January 4, 2017
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Wednesday February 1, 2017
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Wednesday March 1, 2017
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Wednesday March 8, 2017
La Traviata with Phil Radoff
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Phil Radoff: “VERDI’S "LA TRAVIATA": A GUIDED TOUR”

"La Traviata" is one of Verdi’s most successful operas and among the most popular in the operatic repertory.  Based on the Alexander Dumas (fils) novel, “The Lady of the Camellias,” the opera is the tragic story of a reformed courtesan, Violetta Valery, and her unhappy lover, Alfredo Germont. Phil Radoff will walk us through this masterpiece of Verdi’s Middle Period in advance of the Metropolitan Opera’s production in high definition at many theaters in Metrowest.

Phil Radoff is a retired lawyer with a lifelong interest in opera. He leads opera courses at the Brandeis Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (BOLLI) and the Lifelong Learners: An Independent Cooperative. This will be his fourth annual opera talk at the library.

 

Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday April 5, 2017
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Wednesday May 3, 2017
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
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Wednesday June 7, 2017
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
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Wednesday September 6, 2017
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
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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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Wednesday November 1, 2017
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
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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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