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Sunday February 17, 2019
Documentary Screening: The Square
2:15 PM - 4:15 PM

The first in our Wayland Reads series of events! Learn the context of Live from Cairo through The Square, a documentary film.

The Story of Revolution Behind The Headlines

From the 2011 overthrow of a 30-year dictator, through military rule, and culminating with the forced military removal of the Muslim Brotherhood president in the summer of 2013, The Square follows a group of Egyptian activists as they battle leaders and regimes, and risk their lives to build a new society of conscience.

The Square is a truly immersive experience, transporting the viewer deeply into the intense emotional drama and personal stories behind the news. It is the inspirational story of young people claiming their rights, struggling through multiple forces: from a brutal army dictatorship willing to crush protesters with military tanks, to a corrupt Muslim Brotherhood using mosques to manipulate voters. The activists in our film are armed with nothing more than cameras, social media, videos posted to YouTube, anda resolute determination to liberate their nation. The film is made in a cinéma vérité style, giving us an up-close view of revolution from the ground. New technologies show us that the voice of young people cannot be silenced in this digital age. Our characters are fighting an ancient war with new weapons.

The film runs 1 hr, 44 min.

Contact: Courtney M Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday February 18, 2019
CLOSED - PRESIDENTS' DAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Tuesday February 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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Brick Day: Lego Challenges
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Come show off your building skills in our Lego Challenges.

There will be prizes!

For ages 5 and up.

 

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Wednesday February 20, 2019
Brain Building Storytime
11:15 AM - 12:00 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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Winter Origami
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Children are invited to make winter-themed origami, including snowflakes and other

winter creations!  For ages 7 and up. Limited to 10 children. Please register.

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Thursday February 21, 2019
Mr. Vinny's Shadow Puppets
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Mr Vinny will delight children with his interactive shadow puppet performance of

The 12 Lil' Pigs and the Big Bad Pineapple and other silly tales.

For ages 3 and up.

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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 - Sliding Box
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

In this 3D design workshop, participants will design their own working sliding box.  Using Tinkercad.com, participants will assign specific dimensions to create a functional object.  Some experience with Tinkercad is recommended, but not required.  Objects will be printed after the workshop, and will be free.  For ages 10 and up.  Parents of young children (7-8) are welcome to register but are encouraged to stay and design with their children.  Space is limited so sign up online, in person, or over the phone.

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

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers   

NOTE: New Date for this Meeting!                                                                

"It is a quietly profound, humane tour de force that tackles politics and gender issues with refreshing optimism." The Guardian

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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Friday February 22, 2019
Sensory Storytime
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Children will sing songs, listen to stories, and make a simple craft.

For ages 2 and up, with caregiver.

Sensory Storytime is designed for children with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues, other developmental disabilities, and their typically developing peers.  If your child has difficulty sitting through our other story times, this program might be for you.

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Sunday February 24, 2019
Art Reception
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Wayland Middle School Art Reception:  A Mixed-Media Exhibition of Artworks by Wayland's 6th, 7th and 8th Grade Art Students

Contact: Peter Curran     peter_curran@wayland.k12.ma.us
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Monday February 25, 2019
ESOL Tutor Training Class
9:30 AM - 12:30 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 mornings, 9:30am - 12:30pm, 2/25, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, and 3/25. 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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Girls Who Code for Grades 3 to 5
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

The Wayland Public Library is offering a Winter/Spring 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 every Monday, January 28 through April 8, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers.

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

For girls in grades 3-5. Girls who were in the fall session are welcome to register for the Winter/Spring club and new girls are welcome to join.

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 February 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 club meets every Tuesday, October 16 through May 28, (except school holidays) amd will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register. (See October 16 description 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 27, 2019
Board of Library Trustees
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Inclusive Playgroup: Stories, Songs, and Sign
11:15 AM - 12:00 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, and an Early Intervention clinician.

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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Let's Build: Marble Run
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Let's Build is a hands-on building workshop for kids in grades 3-5. Each month will feature a different building challenge, such as a straw tower, toothpick bridge, or lego boat. At the beginning of each session we will brainstorm some design ideas as a big group and then split up into smaller groups to build. You're welcome to come to all sessions or stop by for one or two. Let's Build workshops are run by Wayland High School Seniors Eileen Chan and Julia Treese.

This month's Let's Build Challenge is to build the fastest marble run.

Questions? contact Youth Services librarian Pam McCuen at pmccuen@minlib.net

Contact person: Pam McCuen

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Exhibit Removal
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Contact: Peter Curran     peter_curran@wayland.k12.ma.us
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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.

February's book is Mighty Jack by Ben Hatke.

We will also choose the book for next month.

 

 

Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday February 28, 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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3D design workshop - Snowman
4:30 PM - 6:00 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.  Intended for ages 10 and up.  Parents of young children (7-8) are welcome to register but are encouraged to stay and help design with their children.  All 3D prints will be free.  Space is very limited so be sure to register!

Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday March 1, 2019
Great Decisions: A Foreign Policy Discussion Group
9:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Topic: Global Health: Progress and Challenges

Contact: Stephen Engler   
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Sunday March 3, 2019
Girl Scouts
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Contact: Maureen Barnowski     maureen.barnowski@gmail.com
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Monday March 4, 2019
ESOL Tutor Training Class
9:30 AM - 12:30 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 mornings, 9:30pm - 12:30pm, 2/25, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, and 3/25. 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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Girls Who Code for Grades 3 to 5
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

The Wayland Public Library is offering a Winter/Spring 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 every Monday, January 28 through April 8, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers.

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

For girls in grades 3-5. Girls who were in the fall session are welcome to register for the Winter/Spring club and new girls are welcome to join.

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

Heart Berries cover artHeart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot

Heart Berries is a powerful, poetic memoir of a woman's coming of age on the Seabird Island Band in the Pacific Northwest. Having survived a profoundly dysfunctional upbringing only to find herself hospitalized and facing a dual diagnosis of post traumatic stress disorder and bipolar II disorder; Terese Marie Mailhot is given a notebook and begins to write her way out of trauma. The triumphant result is Heart Berries, a memorial for Mailhot's mother, a social worker and activist who had a thing for prisoners; a story of reconciliation with her father?an abusive drunk and a brilliant artist?who was murdered under mysterious circumstances; and an elegy on how difficult it is to love someone while dragging the long shadows of shame.

 

Contact: Brittany Tuttle  508-358-2311   btuttle@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday March 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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iPhone Apps for Seniors
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

There are so many available apps, but which ones are really useful?  Learn about using your iPhone for mobile banking, making recordings for your grandchildren, tracking flights, and so much more.

 

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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 club meets every Tuesday, October 16 through May 28, (except school holidays) amd will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register. (See October 16 description 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 - Dr. Emma Teng: Forbidden Love: Chinese & White Mixed Families in the 19th Cent.
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

With interracial marriage increasingly common in America today, how much do we know about the past histories of mixed families in an earlier era? When the first Chinese immigrants came to this country in the 19th century, some fell in love and married American women. Some of these mixed families settled here, and others in China. What kind of obstacles and reception did they face in a time when interracial marriage was largely taboo, on both sides of the Pacific?

Emma J. Teng is the T.T. and Wei Fong Chao Professor of Asian Civilizations at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the author of Eurasian: Mixed Identities in the United States, China, and Hong Kong, 1842-1943, published by the University of California Press.

Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday March 6, 2019
Board of Library Trustees
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
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Lego Club
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Children will make fabulous creations out of legos.

This month's theme: Ocean Adventure.

For ages 5 and up.

Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday March 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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Room is Booked
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Raytheon Room

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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FRONTLINE: Egypt in Crisis with Reporter Charles M. Sennott
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Gain an understanding of the political and historical climate in which our 2019 Wayland Reads novel, Live from Cairo, takes place. We'll view FRONTLINE's 2013 film, Egypt in Crisis (54 min) and then hear from reporter Charles M. Sennott about his experience on the ground in Cairo in 2011.
 
About the film: 
 
FRONTLINE and GlobalPost's reporter Charles M. Sennott go inside the Egyptian revolution, tracing how what began as a youth movement to topple a dictator evolved into an opportunity for the Muslim Brotherhood to seemingly find the political foothold it had sought for decades — and then why it all fell apart. Were the Brothers ever really in charge? Or was the Egyptian “deep state” in control all along?  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
About Charles M. Sennott:
 
Charles Sennott is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Editor of The GroundTruth Project. 
 
He is an award-winning correspondent, best-selling author and editor with 30 years of experience in international, national and local journalism. A leading social entrepreneur in new media, Sennott started GroundTruth in 2014 and in 2017 launched the non-profit organization's new, local reporting initiative, Report for America. 
 
Reporting on the front lines of wars and insurgencies in at least 20 countries, including the post 9-11 conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq and the 2011 Arab Spring, Sennott began his career in local news covering cops, courts and municipal government. Sennott’s deep experience reporting led him to dedicate himself to supporting and training the next generation of journalists to tell the most important stories of our time.
 
Sennott is also the co-founder of GlobalPost, an acclaimed international news website. Previously, Sennott worked for many years as a reporter at the New York Daily News and then the Boston Globe, where he became Bureau Chief for the Middle East and Europe, and a leader of the paper's international coverage from 1997 to 2005. Sennott has also served as a correspondent for PBS FRONTLINE and the PBS NewsHour. He has contributed news analysis to the BBC, CNN, NPR, MSNBC and others. He is a graduate of Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.
Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday March 8, 2019
TED Walks! A TED Discussion and (Optional) Walking Group
10:00 AM - 11:15 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. 
Contact: Wayland Free Public Library  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
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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 it 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

The Underground Railroad

In Whitehead's rendering, the Underground Railroad of the early 19th century is a literal subterranean tunnel with tracks, trains, and conductors, ferrying runaways into darkness and, occasionally, into light. Throughout the book, Cora faces unthinkable horrors, and her survival depends entirely on her resilience. The story is literature at its finest and history at its most barbaric.  Winner of the 2016 National Book Award and the 2017 Pulitzer Prize.

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Saturday March 9, 2019
The Softer Side of Celtic with Jeff Snow
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us for an interactive concert in the Library Rotunda!

Celtic Culture is woven deeply throughout the fabric of America and especially so in the Northeast. The Softer Side of Celtic combines the music, stories and a wee bit of history from Scotland, Ireland and England into a concert that will inspire singing, laughing, clapping and perhaps a bit of foot stomping. 

Learn the story of John Hunt who came to America in 1855, never returned to Ireland, and never saw his family again. Their only communication was the annual family letter that told John the family news. The letters were discovered in the 1970's and became the foundation for the Ballad of Kilkelly Ireland. You can learn more and read the first and last of the series of letters at  http://www.jeffsnow.net/kilkelly.html 

Enjoy a sample of Jeff's performance here: https://youtu.be/XW-5zB8kFmc?t=11s

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
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Monday March 11, 2019
ESOL Tutor Training Class
9:30 AM - 12:30 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 mornings, 9:30pm - 12:30pm, 2/25, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, and 3/25. 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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Wayland Reads Discussion with Andy Moore
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join Library Assistant Director Andy Moore to discuss Live from Cairo at The Local Restuarant. 

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@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 Winter/Spring 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 every Monday, January 28 through April 8, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers.

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

For girls in grades 3-5. Girls who were in the fall session are welcome to register for the Winter/Spring club and new girls are welcome to join.

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 March 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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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 club meets every Tuesday, October 16 through May 28, (except school holidays) amd will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register. (See October 16 description 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 13, 2019
Inclusive Playgroup: Stories, Songs, and Sign
11:15 AM - 12:00 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, and an Early Intervention clinician.

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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Non-Fiction Book Group
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe

by Kapka Kassabova


In an extraordinary narrative, the author returns to her childhood home of Bulgaria to explore the border it shares with Turkey and Greece.  In doing so, she discovers a borderland shaped by myth, legend, and by successive forces of history.  Her immersive reporting captures the complex and universal aspects of the world’s physical, political, and societal boundaries.  Please join us to discuss a timely book.

 

 

 

Contact: Patti Reilly  508-358-2311   psreilly@minlib.net
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What's Your Story? Stories of Home
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us for a reading of these picture books about leaving home, and making new homes.  Children will then make their own illustrated books about what home means to them.

Program led by librarian Elise Katz. For grades 1 to 3, with caregiver. 

This event ties in with the 2019 Wayland Reads focus on refugees.

 

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Immigration Stories
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Wayland residents tell their personal stories of immigration.

As we explore themes of immigration and refugees for the 2019’s edition of Wayland Reads, we’d like to hear from Wayland residents who have firsthand experience.  If you would like to share your story in a public program at the Library in March, please contact MJ at mwright@minlib.net or call 508-358-2311.

 

Contact: mwright@minlib.net   
Location: Raytheon Room
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Dystopian/Sci-Fi Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett

 a flat world sitting on the backs of four elephants who hurtle through space balanced on a giant turtle. In truth, the Discworld is not so different from our own.  In this, the maiden voyage through Terry Pratchett's divinely and recognizably twisted alternate dimension, the well-meaning but remarkably inept wizard Rincewind encounters something hitherto unknown in the Discworld: a tourist!

Join us for a lively discussion of this book!  7pm Mezzanine!

Contact: Elise Katz  508-358-2311   ekatz@minlib.net
Location: Library Mezzanine
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Thursday March 14, 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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Genealogy Workshop
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
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

This month's cookbook: Saveur: The New Classics

Contact: Sarah Hogan     shogan@minlib.net
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Friday March 15, 2019
Great Decisions: A Foreign Policy Discussion Group
9:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Topic: Global Health: Progress and Challenges

Contact: Stephen Engler   
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Saturday March 16, 2019
Craft a Pair of Earrings! with Norma Radoff
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Limit 10 attendees. Ages 12 and up. Please register in advance.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday March 18, 2019
ESOL Tutor Training Class
9:30 AM - 12:30 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 mornings, 9:30pm - 12:30pm, 2/25, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, and 3/25. 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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Girls Who Code for Grades 3 to 5
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

The Wayland Public Library is offering a Winter/Spring 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 every Monday, January 28 through April 8, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers.

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

For girls in grades 3-5. Girls who were in the fall session are welcome to register for the Winter/Spring club and new girls are welcome to join.

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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Immigrants, Asylum Seekers, and Refugees: The Legal Challenges
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Come learn about the challenges and realities facing immigrants in Massachusetts, including how the ICE detention system and the pathways into and out of immigration custody affect our immigrant friends and neighbors.  Learn how you can help.

With Attorneys Susan Cohen of Mintz Levin, and Irene Freidel of the Political Asylum/Immigration Representation (PAIR) Project. 

 

 

Susan Cohen is a nationally recognized immigration lawyer. As Chair of Mintz’s Immigration Practice, she works with corporate clients to address their immigration challenges. Susan is very active in the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and has contributed to federal and state immigration regulations. She is frequently quoted in the media. In 2017, Susan helped to lead a Mintz team that worked with the ACLU of Massachusetts and others to obtain a temporary restraining order on President Trump’s travel ban. Through her pro bono work, she has helped many immigrants obtain asylum. Susan has won awards for her political asylum work from the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, the Political Asylum/Immigration Representation (PAIR) Project, the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, and Mintz.

Irene Freidel is an attorney at the Political Asylum/Immigration Representation (PAIR) Project specializing in detention, removal defense, and federal court practice. PAIR, formed in 1989, provides free legal services to asylum seekers and promotes the rights of detained immigrants. Irene serves as a Detention Program fellow building on the work she did last year as PAIR's Access to Justice Fellow, including representing immigrants in ICE detention. Prior to joining PAIR in 2017, Irene practiced law at K&L Gates LLP in Boston. She has over twenty-five years of experience as commercial litigator.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday March 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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Google Calendar Workshop
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Do you know people who rely on Google Calendar rather than paper calendars? People love it because they can access their calendars on any smartphone, tablet or computer. It's even possible to layer calendars for such things as soccer games, class schedules, appointments,and  birthdays.   Bring your calendar of upcoming events to create a calendar you can use right away! 

Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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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 club meets every Tuesday, October 16 through May 28, (except school holidays) amd will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register. (See October 16 description 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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Wayland Reads Discussion with Courtney Michael
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join Reference Librarian Courtney Michael to discuss Live from Cairo at the Library.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday March 20, 2019
Drop-in Craft: Making Welcome Cards
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Children are invited to make welcome cards and pictures for refugee children arriving in Massachusetts.  

We will deliver the cards and pictures to the Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights, an organization that helps

refugee families in the Boston area. For children ages 4 and up, with caregiver.

This event ties in with the 2019 Wayland Reads focus on refugees.

 

 

 

 

 

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Thursday March 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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Metrowest Commission on the Status of Women
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Contact: Cathy Ashton  508-878-6176 
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Friday March 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 it 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 March 24, 2019
Wayland Historical Society
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Jane Sciacca:  Early Wayland Women Abolitionists

Contact: Molly Faulkner     farringtonfamily1@verizon.net
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Monday March 25, 2019
ESOL Tutor Training Class
9:30 AM - 12:30 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 mornings, 9:30pm - 12:30pm, 2/25, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, and 3/25. 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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Girls Who Code for Grades 3 to 5
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

The Wayland Public Library is offering a Winter/Spring 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 every Monday, January 28 through April 8, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers.

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

For girls in grades 3-5. Girls who were in the fall session are welcome to register for the Winter/Spring club and new girls are welcome to join.

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 March 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 club meets every Tuesday, October 16 through May 28, (except school holidays) amd will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register. (See October 16 description 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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'Look for the Helpers:' Services for Refugees in the Boston Area
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to flee your home and start life over in a new country?

What challenges do survivors face as they rebuild their lives after torture and trauma?

Panelists Robbie Adams of the Boston Center for Refugee Health & Human Rights and Cheryl Hamilton of the International Institute of New England will discuss the diverse needs of immigrants, refugees and torture survivors living in Greater Boston. Learn how refugee resettlement works and how the process has evolved, as well as how residents can contribute to creating welcoming and inclusive communities.

Since 1998, the Boston Center for Refugee Health & Human Rights (BCRHHR) has been responding to the needs of refugees and torture survivors in the Greater Boston area. Situated within Boston Medical Center, BCRHHR embraces BMC's mission to provide exceptional care without exception and honors the importance of community as a vehicle of healing and recovery. Utilizing an innovative, holistic approach BCRHHR works with survivors of torture and refugee communities from around the world to provide vital care for a healthy body, mind, and soul.

For 100 years, the International Institute of New England has been creating opportunities for refugees and immigrants to succeed in the United States through resettlement, education, career advancement and pathways to citizenship. Between the organization's three sites, including Boston and Lowell, MA, and Manchester, NH, IINE serves approximately 2,000 newcomers each year. In the past decade, IINE has resettled nearly 10,000 refugees from countries worldwide.

“My mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’ To this day, especially in times of disaster, I remember my mother’s words, and I am always comforted by realizing that there are still so many helpers — so many caring people in this world.” – Fred Rogers

About the panelists: 

Robbie Adams is the Project Coordinator at the Boston Center for Refugee Health & Human Rights.  She manages volunteer inquires and applications, coordinates events and fundraising activities for the Center and provides general support for all of the BCRHHR’s programs.  Robbie earned a BA in Social Thought & Political Economy from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and her master's degree in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of St Andrews in Scotland. She has studied issues affecting internally displaced persons in Bosnia & Herzegovina and in Southeast Asia as well as volunteering in refugee camps in Greece. 

Cheryl Hamilton has devoted her career to advancing refugee protection, immigrant integration and storytelling. She currently serves as Director of Special Projects at the International Institute of New England (IINE). She is also the creator and curator of the popular 'Suitcase Stories' series, a program at IINE that honors refugees and immigrants. Previously, she served as Associate Director for External Relations at RefugePoint, National Coordinator for RefugeeWorks, and Director of the New Migration Project at the Center for Preventing Hate. Hamilton also currently directs Massmouth, a Boston-based non-profit that promotes the timeless art of storytelling. A relentless storyteller, Cheryl routinely appears in storytelling productions throughout New England.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday March 27, 2019
Board of Library Trustees
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Wayland Reads Discussion with Daryl Mark
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join Wayland Resident and retired librarian Daryl Mark to discuss Live from Cairo at the library. 

About Daryl:

Following years of working in bookstores, Daryl worked as a children’s librarian and then was the Coordinator of Children’s Services of the Cambridge Public Library (retiring in 2012). She coordinated StoryStream Cambridge, a citywide storytelling initiative. From 2012-2014 she was an adjunct professor of children’s literature at Boston University. Daryl is a member of the Wayland Library Planning Committee.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Inclusive Playgroup: Stories, Songs, and Sign
11:15 AM - 12:00 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, and an Early Intervention clinician.

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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Room is Booked
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursday March 28, 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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Genealogy Workshop
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday March 29, 2019
Friends of the Wayland Library
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Contact: Kim Steere     kimsteere@ymail.com
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Saturday March 30, 2019
Intelligent Aging for Senior Softball Players
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

~Senior softball players have about a 40% chance of playing senior softball into their 70s and a 10% chance of playing into their 80s. This workshop will discuss the actions you can take to improve those odds and to minimize the chance of injury. There is plenty of time for discussion and audience feedback on how they apply general principles of intelligent aging more directly to the context of senior softball.

Contact: Walker Royce  978-263-6633   walker.royce@gmail.com
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Sunday March 31, 2019
Annual Poetry Reading
2:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Contact: Nancy Geiser   
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Monday April 1, 2019
Girls Who Code for Grades 3 to 5
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

The Wayland Public Library is offering a Winter/Spring 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 every Monday, January 28 through April 8, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers.

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

For girls in grades 3-5. Girls who were in the fall session are welcome to register for the Winter/Spring club and new girls are welcome to join.

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
Contact: Brittany Tuttle  508-358-2311   btuttle@minlib.net
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Tuesday April 2, 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 club meets every Tuesday, October 16 through May 28, (except school holidays) amd will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register. (See October 16 description 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 3, 2019
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
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City of Flickering Light Book Launch! with Juliette Fay
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come celebrate Wayland Author Juliette Fay's latest novel in the Rotunda!

It’s July 1921, “flickers” are all the rage, and Irene Van Beck has just declared her own independence by jumping off a moving train to escape her fate in a traveling burlesque show. When her friends, fellow dancer Millie Martin and comedian Henry Weiss, leap after her, the trio finds their way to the bright lights of Hollywood with hopes of making it big in the burgeoning silent film industry.

At first glance, Hollywood in the 1920s is like no other place on earth—iridescent, scandalous, and utterly exhilarating—and the three friends yearn for a life they could only have dreamed of before. But despite the glamour and seduction of Tinseltown, success doesn’t come easy, and nothing can prepare Irene, Millie, and Henry for the poverty, temptation, and heartbreak that lie ahead. With their ambitions challenged by both the men above them and the prejudice surrounding them, their friendship is the only constant through desperate times, as each struggles to find their true calling in an uncertain world. What begins as a quest for fame and fortune soon becomes a collective search for love, acceptance, and fulfillment as they navigate the backlots and stage sets where the illusions of the silver screen are brought to life.

With her “trademark wit and grace” (Randy Susan Meyers, author of The Murderer’s Daughters), Juliette Fay crafts another radiant and fascinating historical novel as thrilling as the bygone era of Hollywood itself.

Juliette Fay is the author of USA Today bestseller THE TUMBLING TURNER SISTERS, chosen as the Costco Pennie's Book Club Pick, January 2017. Her previous novels include THE SHORTEST WAY HOME, one of Library Journal's Top 5 Best Books of 2012: Women's Fiction; DEEP DOWN TRUE, short-listed for the Women's Fiction award by the American Library Association; and SHELTER ME, a 2009 Massachusetts Book Award "Must-Read Book" and an Indie Next pick. Her upcoming novel, CITY OF FLICKERING LIGHT, will be available in April 2019.

Juliette received a bachelor's degree from Boston College and a master's degree from Harvard University. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and four children. When she's not trying to keep track of her kids or daydreaming about her next story, Juliette can be reached on her website, www.juliettefay.com; on Facebook at Juliette Fay, author; on Instagram at juliette_fay; and on Twitter @juliettefay.

 

Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
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Thursday April 4, 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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Friday April 5, 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. 
Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Saturday April 6, 2019
Room is Booked
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Sunday April 7, 2019
Girl Scouts
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Contact: Maureen Barnowski     maureen.barnowski@gmail.com
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Wayland Reads: Ian Bassingthwaighte, Live from Cairo
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

In the Library Rotunda

 

 

 

 

Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
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Monday April 8, 2019
Girls Who Code for Grades 3 to 5
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

 

 

 

The Wayland Public Library is offering a Winter/Spring 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 every Monday, January 28 through April 8, (except school holidays) and will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers.

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

For girls in grades 3-5. Girls who were in the fall session are welcome to register for the Winter/Spring club and new girls are welcome to join.

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
Contact: Brittany Tuttle  508-358-2311   btuttle@minlib.net
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Tuesday April 9, 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 club meets every Tuesday, October 16 through May 28, (except school holidays) amd will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register. (See October 16 description 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 - Joan Blair: From the Streets to Galleries - Japanese Woodblock Prints at the MFA
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, has the largest collection of Japanese woodblock prints outside of Japan - almost 50,000.  Though considered "everyday" posters in Japan in the 19th century, they came to be appreciated by Western artists of the time and collected by an eccentric group of Bostonians who subsequently donated them to the Museum. Some 100 years later the collections were finally prepared for display by a dedicated group of volunteers. Joan will speak about the prints, her experience on that team and how it opened the door to a post-retirement career as a Museum of Fine Arts docent. 

Joan Blair is a docent at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. She studied East Asian history as an undergraduate but took a detour and spent 30 years in the computer industry. A particular interest was introducing computers to libraries. A trip to Japan re-awakened her interest in that culture and the surprising opportunity to use her knowledge of Japan and computers to catalog the Japanese woodblock print collection at the MFA.

Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday April 11, 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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Genealogy Workshop
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
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

This month's cookbook: TBD

Contact: Sarah Hogan     shogan@minlib.net
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Friday April 12, 2019
Great Decisions: A Foreign Policy Discussion Group
9:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Topic: Global Health: Progress and Challenges

Contact: Stephen Engler   
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Noon Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Istanbul Passage

Istanbul Passage by Joseph Kanon

The "New York Times"-bestselling tale of an American undercover agent in 1945 Istanbul who must navigate a murky world of compromise and betrayal. Expatriate American businessman Leon Bauer was drawn into Instanbul, doing undercover odd jobs. As the espionage community packs up and a city prepares for the realities of postwar life, Leon is given one last routine assignment.

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Sunday April 14, 2019
Introduction to Jewish Genealogy
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday April 15, 2019
CLOSED - PATRIOTS' DAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Tuesday April 16, 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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Wednesday April 17, 2019
Ask the Ornithologist with Brian Harris
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday April 18, 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 April 19, 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. 
Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Sunday April 21, 2019
CLOSED - EASTER
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Tuesday April 23, 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 club meets every Tuesday, October 16 through May 28, (except school holidays) amd will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register. (See October 16 description 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 24, 2019
Room is Booked
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Barbara F. Berenson: Massachusetts in the Woman Suffrage Movement
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Event open to the public hosted by The Harvard Club in Concord

Contact: Robin Tapper  508-358-0076   rtappers@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday April 25, 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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Genealogy Workshop
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Learn about Pollinators & Make a Mason Bee Hotel
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Insects pollinate by accident, but for us humans pollination is absolutely essential: one third of all plant species that become our food require pollination, accounting for over half of our food supply by volume. Wayland resident Kaat Vander Straeten will teach us about pollination from the point of view of the insects, the flowers, the farmer and the 100% of our population that gets to eat!
 
 
 
Keep your hands busy while you learn by constructing a Mason Bee Hotel. Mason bees are solitary bees, unlike the honey bee who builds a hive. Female Mason bees build their own nests, gather their own food, and lay their own eggs. With all this work to do, Mason bees are far too busy to be aggressive towards people. 
 
 
 
Kaat Vander Straeten is a Wayland beekeeper, bee-educator and activist, and the founder of BEEleive, the MetroWest beekeepers group. 

(Rescheduled from September)

Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday April 26, 2019
TED Walks! A TED Discussion and (Optional) Walking Group
10:00 AM - 11:15 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. 
Contact: Wayland Free Public Library  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Sunday April 28, 2019
Wayland Historical Society
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Molly Faulkner:  Poor Farms:  Wayland

Contact: Molly Faulkner     farringtonfamily1@verizon.net
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Monday April 29, 2019
Annual Town Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Tuesday April 30, 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 club meets every Tuesday, October 16 through May 28, (except school holidays) amd will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register. (See October 16 description 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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Annual Town Meeting (if needed)
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Wednesday May 1, 2019
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
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Thursday May 2, 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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Annual Town Meeting (if needed)
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Friday May 3, 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. 
Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Sunday May 5, 2019
Annual Town Meeting (if needed)
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Girl Scouts
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Contact: Maureen Barnowski     maureen.barnowski@gmail.com
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Monday May 6, 2019
Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Contact: Brittany Tuttle  508-358-2311   btuttle@minlib.net
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Tuesday May 7, 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 club meets every Tuesday, October 16 through May 28, (except school holidays) amd will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register. (See October 16 description 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 - Susan Lynne Arnold: Memoir of a Narcissist’s Daughter, Bk 1 - Breaking the Spell
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The purpose of this presentation is to raise awareness about (1) narcissism in general (2) the life-depleting effects the child of a highly narcissistic parent may experience, and (3) the unique path one child of a highly narcissistic parent needed to travel in order to recover from her parent’s narcissism.

Susan Lynne Arnold holds a B.S. in education, an M.A. in Psychology and Religion, and a DMIN in Faith, Health, and Spirituality. She taught in public school systems for thirteen years, followed by 24 years in corporate America where she worked as a consultant and workshop facilitator across many industries. At this time she is retired, enjoys writing, and regards the books she writes as legacy work.

Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday May 9, 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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Genealogy Workshop
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
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

This month's cookbook: Extra Virgin

Contact: Sarah Hogan     shogan@minlib.net
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Friday May 10, 2019
TED Walks! A TED Discussion and (Optional) Walking Group
10:00 AM - 11:15 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. 
Contact: Wayland Free Public Library  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Noon Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Golden Legend

The Golden Legend by Nadeem Aslam

A brave, timely, searingly beautiful novel from the acclaimed author of The Blind Man's Garden: set in contemporary Pakistan, the story of a Muslim widow and her Christian neighbors whose community is consumed by violent religious intolerance. In his characteristically luminous prose, Nadeem Aslam has given us a lionhearted novel that reflects Pakistan's past and present in a single mirror, a story of corruption, resilience, and the disguises that are sometimes necessary for survival--a revelatory portrait of the human spirit.

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Tuesday May 14, 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 club meets every Tuesday, October 16 through May 28, (except school holidays) amd will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register. (See October 16 description 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 16, 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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Trivia Night
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us at 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. Watch our Facebook page for clues!

Registration is required - sign up as a team of 2-6 people, or as an individual willing to be placed on a team!

 

 

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday May 17, 2019
Great Decisions: A Foreign Policy Discussion Group
9:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Topic: Global Health: Progress and Challenges

Contact: Stephen Engler   
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Sunday May 19, 2019
Dueling Dragons: The Struggle for Ireland 1849-1875, with Margaret Harshaw Robie
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Marjorie Harshaw Robie’s DUELING DRAGONS recounts key years of tumultuous Irish history through three prominent citizens on the front lines.

Inspired by a collection of ancestral diaries that survived intact through famine, revolution, generations of owners, a transoceanic voyage, a bank renovation, and a mistaken mailing to the American heartland, Marjorie Harshaw Robie’s new book DUELING DRAGONS tells the story of 25 tumultuous years in the history of Ireland through the words and actions of three men who lived on the front lines of revolution. 

DUELING DRAGONS is the second in Robie’s two-volume history of early and mid-19th century Ireland.  Her first, DWELLING PLACE OF DRAGONS, was published in 2006.  The new volume spans 1849 to 1875 when famine and emigration decimated the Irish population, religious conflicts divided Protestants and Catholics, and friendships and families were torn apart.

Robie’s unique perspective comes from familial diaries she found after an epic search, and through other first-hand accounts from newspapers and personal letters of the time. She incorporates the lives of three remarkable, interconnected men who struggled through much of the 19th century in a rapidly changing Ireland, and whose stories were told by their own hand, or the news of the day.

ABOUT MARJORIE HARSHAW ROBIE

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Marjorie Harshaw was born in Minneapolis to a family with Irish roots.  She attended Tufts University in Massachusetts, where she received a degree in English.  After graduation she married Eugene Robie and spent time in Virginia and West Virginia before moving to the historic town of Ipswich, Mass., where the couple raised children and Robie was a school teacher.  Robie’s interest in history led to years of service on the Ipswich Historical Commission, and a personal journey of genealogy that caught fire with the discovery of her ancestor’s diaries. The diaries formed the structure of two fascinating historical volumes, Dwelling Place of Dragons (2008) and the new Dueling Dragons (2018). Robie has discussed Irish history on national television in the U.S. and Ireland. She wrote the entry for James Harshaw in The Dictionary of Irish Biography, and had a weekly column on Irish history for the Newry Democrat in Northern Ireland.  She is a sought-after speaker on Irish history, ancestral research, and the eternal clash of politics and religion.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday May 21, 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 club meets every Tuesday, October 16 through May 28, (except school holidays) amd will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register. (See October 16 description 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 23, 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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Genealogy Workshop
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday May 24, 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. 
Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Monday May 27, 2019
CLOSED - MEMORIAL DAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Tuesday May 28, 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 club meets every Tuesday, October 16 through May 28, (except school holidays) amd will be faciliated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register. (See October 16 description 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 29, 2019
Room is Booked
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursday May 30, 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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Sunday June 2, 2019
Girl Scouts
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Contact: Maureen Barnowski     maureen.barnowski@gmail.com
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Monday June 3, 2019
Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Contact: Brittany Tuttle  508-358-2311   btuttle@minlib.net
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Wednesday June 5, 2019
Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
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Thursday June 6, 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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Friday June 7, 2019
Great Decisions: A Foreign Policy Discussion Group
9:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Topic: Global Health: Progress and Challenges

Contact: Stephen Engler   
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Saturday June 8, 2019
The Art of Ebru: Water Marbling with Dilber Er
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday June 13, 2019
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

This month's cookbook: The Joy of Cooking

Contact: Sarah Hogan     shogan@minlib.net
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Friday June 14, 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. 
Contact: M.J. Wright  508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
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Noon Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Manhattan Beach

Mesmerizing, hauntingly beautiful, with the pace and atmosphere of a noir thriller, Pulitzer Prize-winnder Egan's first historical novel is a masterpiece, a deft, startling, intimate exploration of a transformative moment in the lives of women and men, America and the world.

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Wednesday June 19, 2019
Universe of Stories Magic Show
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Magician and juggler Scott Jameson will kick off our Summer Reading Program A Universe of Stories with an extraordinary performance that will have you laughing out loud and perched on the very edge of your seat. Umbrellas will be plucked from thin air, a drawing will come to life, basketballs will be spun and juggled, and a member of the audience will unlock telekinetic abilities.

Foar ages 4 and up.

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Thursday June 20, 2019
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 21, 2019
Great Decisions: A Foreign Policy Discussion Group
9:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Topic: Global Health: Progress and Challenges

Contact: Stephen Engler   
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Thursday June 27, 2019
Woodstock: A 50th Anniversary Multimedia & Participatory Celebration
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Combining rare audio, archival film, captivating stories, songs, and guided music-making, master percussionist, author, educator, and radio host Craig Harris will be leading a multimedia, participatory, and fun-filled 50th anniversary celebration of the culturally groundbreaking Woodstock Music and Art Festival.      

 

 

About Craig Harris: Master percussionist, educator, author, photographer, and the host of a Friday night show on WAMU/NPR’s Bluegrass Country Radio, Craig Harris' latest book, Bluegrass, Newgrass, Old-time and Americana Music, published in 2018. He previously authored The Band: Pioneers of Americana Music (2014) and Heartbeat, Warble and the Electric Powwow: American Indian Music (2016), along with countless reviews and articles for newspapers, magazines and websites. Harris passion for music, though, goes beyond the printed word. A skilled percussionist/drummer, he's accompanied Woodstock veterans Melanie and Rick Danko (The Band), among many others. He continues to play with an Americana group (Two Days Jeans) and a world-groove trio (the Gaea Star Band), with whom he’s co-hosted the syndicated Gaea Crystal Radio Hour since 2014. After teaching music for more than a quarter of a century, Harris launched his Drum Away the Blues program in 2009. He's also presented multimedia and participatory programs, Heartbeat: A Native American Musical Experience and Unraveling America's Musical Roots, in MA, CT, RI, NH, NY, NJ, PA, and FL.  

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday June 28, 2019
TED Walks! A TED Discussion and (Optional) Walking Group
10:00 AM - 11:15 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. 
Contact: Wayland Free Public Library  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday July 4, 2019
CLOSED - JULY 4TH
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Thursday July 11, 2019
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

This month's cookbook: The Nourished Kitchen

Contact: Sarah Hogan     shogan@minlib.net
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Tuesday July 23, 2019
Room is Booked
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Saturday August 31, 2019
CLOSED ALL DAY
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Sunday September 1, 2019
CLOSED ALL DAY
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Monday September 2, 2019
CLOSED - LABOR DAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Thursday September 5, 2019
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 September 7, 2019
Pre-NaNoWriMo Write-In
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday September 19, 2019
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 20, 2019
Great Decisions: A Foreign Policy Discussion Group
9:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Topic: Global Health: Progress and Challenges

Contact: Stephen Engler   
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Saturday September 28, 2019
Korean Culture Celebration: Film and Food
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join members of the Korean Spirit & Culture Promotion Project (KSCPP) to learn about Korean history and culture and enjoy a free traditional Korean meal.

Advance registration is required. 

Through two short films and a presentation, attendees will learn about the 15th century King Sejong the Great who initiated numerous cultural achievements and scientific inventions to improve the welfare of his people, and get an overview of modern South Korea, the 6th largest export country in the world.

After the presentation, a traditional Korean meal will be served in Bangjja Bronzeware, an ancient form of Korean tableware. 

About the KSCPP:

The Korean Spirit & Culture Promotion Project (KSCPP) is a 501(c)(3) non -profit organization that is dedicated to raising awareness of Korean history and culture. As a show of appreciation for the United State’s support for Korea during the Korean War and in the years that followed, KSCPP has held over 1,700 presentations about the history and culture of Korea throughout the country. Internationally, we have hosted complimentary presentations over 12,000 times. 

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday October 3, 2019
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 14, 2019
CLOSED - COLUMBUS DAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Wednesday October 16, 2019
Everything is Beautiful with Author Mira T. Lee
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Author talk

Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday October 17, 2019
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 18, 2019
Great Decisions: A Foreign Policy Discussion Group
9:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Topic: Global Health: Progress and Challenges

Contact: Stephen Engler   
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Thursday November 7, 2019
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 November 11, 2019
CLOSED - VETERANS' DAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Thursday November 21, 2019
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 27, 2019
CLOSE AT 6:00PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 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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Thursday December 5, 2019
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 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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