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Wednesday October 21, 2020
Board of Library Trustees
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Meeting will be held via Zoom.

Location: ZOOM
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Browse by Appointment
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

This appointment time is for seniors and at-risk residents only.  There are 6 available slots per appointment time.  Patrons do not have access to the stacks, public computers or the Children's Room with this appointment.

Please wait for someone to let you in.  Appointments are 30 minutes long

Patrons enter through the parking lot door and exit through the front door (Concord Rd.).  Everyone entering the library is required to wear a mask and observe social distancing.  Upon entering, patrons must sanitize their hands and fill out a contact tracing form.  (This information will not be shared, and will be destroyed after at least four weeks.)  

The restrooms are not available except in an emergency.

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Computer Time by Appointment
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

This appointment time is for seniors and at-risk residents only.  There are 2 available slots per appointment time.  Computer use only--patrons do not have access to the library collection with this appointment. 

Please wait for someone to let you in. Appointments are 30 minutes long

Patrons enter through the parking lot door and exit through the front door (Concord Rd.).  Everyone entering the library is required to wear a mask and observe social distancing.  Upon entering, patrons must sanitize their hands and fill out a contact tracing form.  (This information will not be shared, and will be destroyed after at least four weeks.)  

The restrooms are not available except in an emergency.

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Zumba Kids Jr on Zoom
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

CANCELLED

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

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

Please register here for the zoom link. Questions? Contact Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

Location: Raytheon Room
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Explore Orange with Ms. Elise on Zoom
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Ms. Elise will lead children in an interactive exploration of the color orange.

There will be stories, activities, a scavenger hunt, and an art project inspired by the Japanese artist Yayoi Kusame.

Please register here to get the zoom link and to get notified to schedule a pickup time for the supplies needed for the art project. (Children will be making Dot Pumpkins!)

For ages 4 and up.
 

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

ESOL Tutor Training with Ginny Steel

 

Held via Zoom.

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

Fall 2020 Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Wednesday evenings, 6:00pm-9:00pm, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, and 11/4. 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: ZOOM
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Parenting for Social Justice through Co-Constructive, Race-Conscious Reading
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

 

Join Megan Dowd Lambert and Autumn Allen for an online presentation and discussion about reading picture books with children through a race-conscious lens. In this interactive session, our guests will share their expertise on 

1) how to guide children to and through picture books with positive racial representations; and

2) how to support children in resisting or reading against problematic, racist content.

Parents, caregivers, teachers, librarians are all welcome to join this webinar.  Please register below to get the zoom link. 

 

This event is funded in part through The Mind in the Making Grant, federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, and through  the Wayland Library Millennium Fund.

 

 

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Location: ZOOM
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4th/5th Grade Parent/Child Book Group on Zoom
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

We will discuss From the Desk of Zoe Washington by Janae Marks.

We will be meeting online via Zoom.

Register here to join our zoom group. Questions? contact Pam McCuen at pmccuen@minlib.net

 

 

 

 

Location: ZOOM
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Thursday October 22, 2020
Browse by Appointment
9:15 AM - 4:15 PM

There are 6 available slots per appointment time.  Patrons do not have access to the stacks, public computers or the Children's Room with this appointment.

Please wait for someone to let you in.  Appointments are 30 minutes long

Patrons enter through the parking lot door and exit through the front door (Concord Rd.).  Everyone entering the library is required to wear a mask and observe social distancing.  Upon entering, patrons must sanitize their hands and fill out a contact tracing form.  (This information will not be shared, and will be destroyed after at least four weeks.)   Children ten years and younger must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older and must stay with the adult at all times. 

The restrooms are not available except in an emergency.

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Computer Time by Appointment
9:15 AM - 4:15 PM

There are 2 available slots per appointment time.  Computer use only--patrons do not have access to the library collection with this appointment. 

Please wait for someone to let you in.  Appointments are 30 minutes long

Patrons enter through the parking lot door and exit through the front door (Concord Rd.).  Everyone entering the library is required to wear a mask and observe social distancing.  Upon entering, patrons must sanitize their hands and fill out a contact tracing form.  (This information will not be shared, and will be destroyed after at least four weeks.)  Children ten years and younger must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older and must stay with the adult at all times. 

The restrooms are not available except in an emergency.

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Storytime on Zoom
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Ms. Pam for stories, songs, puppets, and activities through zoom. 

This interactive storytimes encourages language development, socialization and fun.

Children are invited to bring a stuffed animal, craft project, or special object for show and tell.

Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Please register here if you would like to join our Zoom storytime..

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

Location: ZOOM
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Racial Equity Study Group
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Furthering our understanding of racism, power, privilege, white supremacy, oppression, and equity 

Join us for a peer-directed study group examining issues of racial equity and white privilege. Modeled on the 21 Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge, developed by Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr., we'll meet for 7 weeks, exploring 3-4 resources or activities per week. We'll meet via Zoom, discuss the week's materials, and share our own lessons and experiences.

Registration is closed. Email Courtney Michael to join the next series.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Friday October 23, 2020
Browse by Appointment
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

This appointment time is for seniors and at-risk residents only.  There are 6 available slots per appointment time.  Patrons do not have access to the stacks, public computers or the Children's Room with this appointment.

Please wait for someone to let you in. Appointments are 30 minutes long

Patrons enter through the parking lot door and exit through the front door (Concord Rd.).  Everyone entering the library is required to wear a mask and observe social distancing.  Upon entering, patrons must sanitize their hands and fill out a contact tracing form.  (This information will not be shared, and will be destroyed after at least four weeks.)  

The restrooms are not available except in an emergency.

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Computer Time by Appointment
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

This appointment time is for seniors and at-risk residents only.  There are 2 available slots per appointment time.  Computer use only--patrons do not have access to the library collection with this appointment. 

Please wait for someone to let you in.  Appointments are 30 minutes long

Patrons enter through the parking lot door and exit through the front door (Concord Rd.).  Everyone entering the library is required to wear a mask and observe social distancing.  Upon entering, patrons must sanitize their hands and fill out a contact tracing form.  (This information will not be shared, and will be destroyed after at least four weeks.)  

The restrooms are not available except in an emergency.

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Great Presenters Planning Meeting
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Gen Z Trivia Night
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
This trivia night is for the tweens and teens of Generation Z! We'll meet over Zoom for trivia about music, sports, pop culture, and more. Play on your own or gather your friends on a virtual team via text chain, gchat, or mental telepathy - whatever works for you!

Players are welcome to add a millennial or a boomer to their team but adults be warned, these questions will be tailored to Gen Z interests and knowledge base.

For ages 9-19.
 
Register below to receive the Zoom info via email.
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Saturday October 24, 2020
Take & Make Craft Kit
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Bring home a Take & Make Craft Kit and create something awesome!

You can select a bag designed for children ages 4-10 or you can select a Teen Take & Make Craft kit for teens ages 11 and up. These bags can be picked up from the curbside table outside the library entrance at your chosen pickup time.

Please register each child/teen. Limit one per child/teen.

Register here if you would like to pick up your bag during curbside hours on October 24.

 

Registration closes 10/23 at 4:00pm.

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Monday October 26, 2020
Take & Make Craft Kit
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Bring home a Take & Make Craft Kit and create something awesome!

You can select a bag designed for children ages 4-10 or you can select a Teen Take & Make Craft kit for teens ages 11 and up. These bags can be picked up from the curbside table outside the library entrance at your chosen pickup time.

Please register each child/teen. Limit one per child/teen.

Register here if you would like to pick up your bag during curbside hours on October 26.

 

Registration closes 10/23 at 4:00pm.

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Browse by Appointment
4:15 PM - 7:15 PM

There are 6 available slots per appointment time.  Patrons do not have access to the stacks, public computers or the Children's Room with this appointment.

Please wait for someone to let you in.  Appointments are 30 minutes long

Patrons enter through the parking lot door and exit through the front door (Concord Rd.).  Everyone entering the library is required to wear a mask and observe social distancing.  Upon entering, patrons must sanitize their hands and fill out a contact tracing form.  (This information will not be shared, and will be destroyed after at least four weeks.)   Children ten years and younger must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older and must stay with the adult at all times. 

The restrooms are not available except in an emergency.

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Computer Time by Appointment
4:15 PM - 7:15 PM

There are 2 available slots per appointment time.  Computer use only--patrons do not have access to the library collection with this appointment.

Please wait for someone to let you in.  Appointments are 30 minutes long

Patrons enter through the parking lot door and exit through the front door (Concord Rd.).  Everyone entering the library is required to wear a mask and observe social distancing.  Upon entering, patrons must sanitize their hands and fill out a contact tracing form.  (This information will not be shared, and will be destroyed after at least four weeks.)   Children ten years and younger must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older and must stay with the adult at all times. 

The restrooms are not available except in an emergency.

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Ukulele Club Halloween Edition
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us on Zoom at 7pm. This is a fun and casual sing and play-along session. No registration necessary.

Email Mark Hughes to receive an email with the zoom link. 

WHAT FIRST-TIMERS NEED TO KNOW: The technology for connecting and playing music together at the same time 'live' over the internet really isn't that terrific yet. Because of latency (the delay between making the actual sound at the source and when it ends up playing through your speaker at home), it's pretty much impossible to get everyone playing in time to the same beat, and there can be lots of echoes and distracting sounds if we're not careful. Our solution is that WHEN WE ARE ACTUALLY PLAYING, we'll mute everyone but Mark and Zoe (who will be together), and everyone can play along at home. Thing is, you'll be able to SEE each other (put zoom in 'gallery' view!) but not HEAR each other. It's not perfect, but for now it's what we have -- and I think it's still pretty darned good, with all of us still really and truly getting together and playing music. Thanks for joining our uku-munity! :-)

Contact: Mark Hughes     mark@markpeterhughes.com
Location: ZOOM
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Tuesday October 27, 2020
Browse by Appointment
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

This appointment time is for seniors and at-risk residents only.  There are 6 available slots per appointment time.  Patrons do not have access to the stacks, public computers or the Children's Room with this appointment.

Please wait for someone to let you in.  Appointments are 30 minutes long

Patrons enter through the parking lot door and exit through the front door (Concord Rd.).  Everyone entering the library is required to wear a mask and observe social distancing.  Upon entering, patrons must sanitize their hands and fill out a contact tracing form.  (This information will not be shared, and will be destroyed after at least four weeks.)  

The restrooms are not available except in an emergency.

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Computer Time by Appointment
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

This appointment time is for seniors and at-risk residents only.  There are 2 available slots per appointment time.  Computer use only--patrons do not have access to the library collection with this appointment.

Please wait for someone to let you in.  Appointments are 30 minutes long

Patrons enter through the parking lot door and exit through the front door (Concord Rd.).  Everyone entering the library is required to wear a mask and observe social distancing.  Upon entering, patrons must sanitize their hands and fill out a contact tracing form.  (This information will not be shared, and will be destroyed once a suitable length of time, or a minimum of four weeks, has elapsed.)  

The restrooms are not available except in an emergency.

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Facebook Live Storytime with Ms. Carly
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Ms. Carly for a live online storytime.

The event will take place on the Wayland Library Facebook Page.

Children and their caregivers will listen to stories, sing songs, and perform fun rhymes and movements.

For babies through preschool age children, with caregivers.

Location: Facebook LIVE
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Teen Fiction Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Teens are invited to an informal discussion of One of Us is Lying by Kelly McManus

This book group will meet on the Wayland Library Discord server. You can request a print copy through the library. 

For teens in 8th-12th grade. Please register here for the Discord info. 

Questions? Contact Carly at cmoniz@minlib.net

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Wednesday October 28, 2020
Browse by Appointment
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

This appointment time is for seniors and at-risk residents only.  There are 6 available slots per appointment time.  Patrons do not have access to the stacks, public computers or the Children's Room with this appointment.

Please wait for someone to let you in.  Appointments are 30 minutes long

Patrons enter through the parking lot door and exit through the front door (Concord Rd.).  Everyone entering the library is required to wear a mask and observe social distancing.  Upon entering, patrons must sanitize their hands and fill out a contact tracing form.  (This information will not be shared, and will be destroyed after at least four weeks.)  

The restrooms are not available except in an emergency.

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Computer Time by Appointment
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

This appointment time is for seniors and at-risk residents only.  There are 2 available slots per appointment time.  Computer use only--patrons do not have access to the library collection with this appointment. 

Please wait for someone to let you in. Appointments are 30 minutes long

Patrons enter through the parking lot door and exit through the front door (Concord Rd.).  Everyone entering the library is required to wear a mask and observe social distancing.  Upon entering, patrons must sanitize their hands and fill out a contact tracing form.  (This information will not be shared, and will be destroyed after at least four weeks.)  

The restrooms are not available except in an emergency.

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Halloween Show with the Toe Jam Puppet Band
3:00 PM

Come dressed up for this totally not scary, silly, interactive, live zoom, Halloween party for kids!

Mr. Tom and Mr. Vinny bring their special brand of fun and funny music to their favorite holiday. 

There will be lots to do for kids at home.

For children ages 4 and up. Register here to get the zoom link. Wednesday, October 28.

 

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

ESOL Tutor Training with Ginny Steel

 

Held via Zoom.

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

Fall 2020 Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Wednesday evenings, 6:00pm-9:00pm, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, and 11/4. 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: ZOOM
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Thursday October 29, 2020
Browse by Appointment
9:15 AM - 4:15 PM

There are 6 available slots per appointment time.  Patrons do not have access to the stacks, public computers or the Children's Room with this appointment.

Please wait for someone to let you in.  Appointments are 30 minutes long

Patrons enter through the parking lot door and exit through the front door (Concord Rd.).  Everyone entering the library is required to wear a mask and observe social distancing.  Upon entering, patrons must sanitize their hands and fill out a contact tracing form.  (This information will not be shared, and will be destroyed after at least four weeks.)   Children ten years and younger must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older and must stay with the adult at all times. 

The restrooms are not available except in an emergency.

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Computer Time by Appointment
9:15 AM - 4:15 PM

There are 2 available slots per appointment time.  Computer use only--patrons do not have access to the library collection with this appointment. 

Please wait for someone to let you in.  Appointments are 30 minutes long

Patrons enter through the parking lot door and exit through the front door (Concord Rd.).  Everyone entering the library is required to wear a mask and observe social distancing.  Upon entering, patrons must sanitize their hands and fill out a contact tracing form.  (This information will not be shared, and will be destroyed after at least four weeks.)  Children ten years and younger must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older and must stay with the adult at all times. 

The restrooms are not available except in an emergency.

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Storytime on Zoom
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Ms. Pam for stories, songs, puppets, and activities through zoom. 

This interactive storytimes encourages language development, socialization and fun.

Children are invited to bring a stuffed animal, craft project, or special object for show and tell.

Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Please register here if you would like to join our Zoom storytime..

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

Location: ZOOM
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Racial Equity Study Group
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Furthering our understanding of racism, power, privilege, white supremacy, oppression, and equity 

Join us for a peer-directed study group examining issues of racial equity and white privilege. Modeled on the 21 Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge, developed by Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr., we'll meet for 7 weeks, exploring 3-4 resources or activities per week. We'll meet via Zoom, discuss the week's materials, and share our own lessons and experiences.

Registration is closed. Email Courtney Michael to join the next series.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Friday October 30, 2020
Great Decisions
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Topic: India and Pakistan

We'll meet via Zoom through 2020.

Email Steve Engler at stephenmengler@gmail.com for more information and the Zoom link.

Contact: Stephen Engler     stephenmengler@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Browse by Appointment
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

This appointment time is for seniors and at-risk residents only.  There are 6 available slots per appointment time.  Patrons do not have access to the stacks, public computers or the Children's Room with this appointment.

Please wait for someone to let you in.  Appointments are 30 minutes long

Patrons enter through the parking lot door and exit through the front door (Concord Rd.).  Everyone entering the library is required to wear a mask and observe social distancing.  Upon entering, patrons must sanitize their hands and fill out a contact tracing form.  (This information will not be shared, and will be destroyed after at least four weeks.)  

The restrooms are not available except in an emergency.

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Computer Time by Appointment
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

This appointment time is for seniors and at-risk residents only.  There are 2 available slots per appointment time.  Computer use only--patrons do not have access to the library collection with this appointment. 

Please wait for someone to let you in. Appointments are 30 minutes long

Patrons enter through the parking lot door and exit through the front door (Concord Rd.).  Everyone entering the library is required to wear a mask and observe social distancing.  Upon entering, patrons must sanitize their hands and fill out a contact tracing form.  (This information will not be shared, and will be destroyed after at least four weeks.)  

The restrooms are not available except in an emergency.

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Saturday October 31, 2020
Take & Make Craft Kit
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Bring home a Take & Make Craft Kit and create something awesome!

You can select a bag designed for children ages 4-10 or you can select a Teen Take & Make Craft kit for teens ages 11 and up. These bags can be picked up from the curbside table outside the library entrance at your chosen pickup time.

Please register each child/teen. Limit one per child/teen.

Register here if you would like to pick up your bag during curbside hours on October 31.

 

Registration closes 10/30 at 4:00pm.

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Monday November 2, 2020
Take & Make Craft Kit
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Bring home a Take & Make Craft Kit and create something awesome!

You can select a bag designed for children ages 4-10 or you can select a Teen Take & Make Craft kit for teens ages 11 and up. These bags can be picked up from the curbside table outside the library entrance at your chosen pickup time.

Please register each child/teen. Limit one per child/teen.

Register here if you would like to pick up your bag during curbside hours on November 2.

 

Registration closes 10/30 at 4:00pm.

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Tuesday November 3, 2020
Facebook Live Storytime with Ms. Carly
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Ms. Carly for a live online storytime.

The event will take place on the Wayland Library Facebook Page.

Children and their caregivers will listen to stories, sing songs, and perform fun rhymes and movements.

For babies through preschool age children, with caregivers.

Location: Facebook LIVE
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Wednesday November 4, 2020
Needlework/Handwork Group ONLINE
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Email Ann Moses to join our group on Zoom - annbmoses@gmail.com

Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
Location: ZOOM
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Explore Yellow with Ms. Elise
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Ms. Elise will lead children in an interactive exploration of the color yellow.

There will be stories, activities, and a scavenger hunt!.

For ages 4 and up. Please register to get the zoom link.
 

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

Held via Zoom.

ESOL Tutor Training with Ginny Steel

 

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

Fall 2020 Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Wednesday evenings, 6:00pm-9:00pm, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, and 11/4. 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: ZOOM
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Thursday November 5, 2020
Sing-along with Jeannie Mack on ZOOM
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

On Zoom! 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.

Please register here for the zoom link.  Questions? Contact Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

This meeting will be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: ZOOM
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Racial Equity Study Group
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Furthering our understanding of racism, power, privilege, white supremacy, oppression, and equity 

Join us for a peer-directed study group examining issues of racial equity and white privilege. Modeled on the 21 Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge, developed by Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr., we'll meet for 7 weeks, exploring 3-4 resources or activities per week. We'll meet via Zoom, discuss the week's materials, and share our own lessons and experiences.

Registration is closed. Email Courtney Michael to join the next series.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Tuesday November 10, 2020
Facebook Live Storytime with Ms. Carly
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Ms. Carly for a live online storytime.

The event will take place on the Wayland Library Facebook Page.

Children and their caregivers will listen to stories, sing songs, and perform fun rhymes and movements.

For babies through preschool age children, with caregivers.

Location: Facebook LIVE
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Social Justice Storytime
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Join Ms. Carly for a storytime that centers social justice issues! This family friendly storytime will feature books, songs, and flannel boards that offer children and caregivers tools for meaningfully engaging with topics like anti-racism, LGBTQ+ rights, and the Black Lives Matter movement. This Social Justice Storytime is especially appropriate for children ages 3-7 and their caregivers.

This storytime will take place online over Zoom. Please register here to receive the Zoom info. 

Questions? Email Carly Moniz at cmoniz@minlib.net

Location: ZOOM
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Social Justice Book Group - Oct Continued Discussion!
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

*A special meeting to continue our discussion of Stacey Abrams' Our Time is Now. All are welcome!*

Next meeting: November 19th - An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

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Join us to read and discuss non-fiction on a variety of topics in social justice. Meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday.

You are welcome to attend for some or all of our monthly sessions. Sign up to receive the ZOOM link via email. Ages 16+.

In October we'll read Our Time is Now by Stacey Abrams. Get your hard copy by calling the library at 508-358-2311 to set up a pick up time. Or reserve the ebookdigital audiobook, or CD audio

Celebrated national leader and bestselling author Stacey Abrams offers a blueprint to end voter suppression, empower our citizens, and take back our country. A recognized expert on fair voting and civic engagement, Abrams chronicles a chilling account of how the right to vote and the principle of democracy have been and continue to be under attack. Abrams would have been the first African American woman governor, but experienced these effects firsthand, despite running the most innovative race in modern politics as the Democratic nominee in Georgia. Abrams didn't win, but she has not conceded. The book compellingly argues for the importance of robust voter protections, an elevation of identity politics, engagement in the census, and a return to moral international leadership.

Our Time Is Now draws on extensive research from national organizations and renowned scholars, as well as anecdotes from her life and others' who have fought throughout our country's history for the power to be heard. The stakes could not be higher. Here are concrete solutions and inspiration to stand up for who we are—now.

 

 

 

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Wednesday November 11, 2020
CLOSED - Veterans' Day
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Thursday November 12, 2020
Storytime on Zoom
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Ms. Pam for stories, songs, puppets, and activities through zoom. 

This interactive storytimes encourages language development, socialization and fun.

Children are invited to bring a stuffed animal, craft project, or special object for show and tell.

Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Please register here if you would like to join our Zoom storytime..

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

Location: ZOOM
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Kids Yoga on Facebook Live
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

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

toddlers to age 5. Go to our Facebook page to view. Namaste!

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History Program with Stacen Golding
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Friday November 13, 2020
Noon Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Enduring Love  Enduring Love by Ian McEwan

On a windy spring day in the Chilterns, the calm, organized life of science writer Joe Rose is shattered when he witnesses a tragic accident: a hot-air balloon with a boy trapped in its basket is being tossed by the wind, and in the attempt to save the child, a man is killed. A stranger named Jed Parry joins Rose in helping to bring the balloon to safety. But unknown to Rose, something passes between Parry and himself on that day--something that gives birth to an obsession in Parry so powerful that it will test the limits of Rose's beloved rationalism, threaten the love of his wife, Clarissa, and drive him to the brink of murder and madness. Brilliant and compassionate, this is a novel of love, faith, and suspense, and of how life can change in an instant.

Contact: Andy Moore     amoore@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Monday November 16, 2020
Plant Based Holiday Dishes: Cook-Along with Nancy Wind
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Join Health & Lifestyle coach, Nancy Wind, for a fun, dynamic cooking workshop right from your own kitchen. She will lead you through the preparation of a plant based dish as you learn how to nourish yourself and your family during the upcoming holiday season. Learn about Ayurveda, food prep tips and eating with the seasons to boost your immunity! Bring your open mind. Our meal will be gluten free. Recipes will be provided ahead of time. This workshop will run 75 minutes with time for Q & A. 

Registration will open October 15th. 

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Tuesday November 17, 2020
Facebook Live Storytime with Ms. Carly
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Ms. Carly for a live online storytime.

The event will take place on the Wayland Library Facebook Page.

Children and their caregivers will listen to stories, sing songs, and perform fun rhymes and movements.

For babies through preschool age children, with caregivers.

Location: Facebook LIVE
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Wednesday November 18, 2020
Board of Library Trustees
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: ZOOM
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Explore Red with Ms. Elise
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Ms. Elise will lead children in an interactive exploration of the color red.

There will be stories, activities, and a scavenger hunt!.

For ages 4 and up. Please register to get the zoom link.
 

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Thursday November 19, 2020
Storytime on Zoom
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Ms. Pam for stories, songs, puppets, and activities through zoom. 

This interactive storytimes encourages language development, socialization and fun.

Children are invited to bring a stuffed animal, craft project, or special object for show and tell.

Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Please register here if you would like to join our Zoom storytime..

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

Location: ZOOM
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Poetry Workshop ONLINE
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

This meeting will be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: ZOOM
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Social Justice Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday. You are welcome to attend for some or all of our monthly sessions. Sign up to receive the ZOOM link via email. Ages 16+

November selection: An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz. 

Copies are available at the library - call to arrange a pick up time: 508-358-2311

 

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Tuesday November 24, 2020
Facebook Live Storytime with Ms. Carly
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Ms. Carly for a live online storytime.

The event will take place on the Wayland Library Facebook Page.

Children and their caregivers will listen to stories, sing songs, and perform fun rhymes and movements.

For babies through preschool age children, with caregivers.

Location: Facebook LIVE
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Social Justice Storytime
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Join Ms. Carly for a storytime that centers social justice issues! This family friendly storytime will feature books, songs, and flannel boards that offer children and caregivers tools for meaningfully engaging with topics like anti-racism, LGBTQ+ rights, and the Black Lives Matter movement. This Social Justice Storytime is especially appropriate for children ages 3-7 and their caregivers.

This storytime will take place online over Zoom. Please register here to receive the Zoom info. 

Questions? Email Carly Moniz at cmoniz@minlib.net

Location: ZOOM
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Wednesday November 25, 2020
Thanksgiving Stories & Craft
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Join Ms. Elise for Thanksgiving stories and a craft.  Please register below for the zoom link.  We will contact you to arrange a time to pickup a craft kit in advance of the storytime.

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CLOSING EARLY - Night before Thanksgiving
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Thursday November 26, 2020
CLOSED - Thanksgiving
9:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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Friday November 27, 2020
CLOSED - Day After Thanksgiving
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Wednesday December 2, 2020
Needlework/Handwork Group ONLINE
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Email Ann Moses to join our group on Zoom - annbmoses@gmail.com

Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
Location: ZOOM
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Thursday December 3, 2020
Poetry Workshop ONLINE
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

This meeting will be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: ZOOM
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Friday December 11, 2020
Noon Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead  Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokaczuk; translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones

In a remote Polish village, Janina devotes the dark winter days to studying astrology, translating the poetry of William Blake, and taking care of the summer homes of wealthy Warsaw residents. Her reputation as a crank and a recluse is amplified by her not-so-secret preference for the company of animals over humans. Then a neighbor, Big Foot, turns up dead. Soon other bodies are discovered, in increasingly strange circumstances. As suspicions mount, Janina inserts herself into the investigation, certain that she knows whodunit. If only anyone would pay her mind . . . A deeply satisfying thriller cum fairy tale, Drive Your Plow over the Bones of the Dead is a provocative exploration of the murky borderland between sanity and madness, justice and tradition, autonomy and fate. Whom do we deem sane? it asks. Who is worthy of a voice?

Contact: Andy Moore     amoore@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Wednesday December 16, 2020
Board of Library Trustees
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: ZOOM
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Thursday December 17, 2020
Poetry Workshop ONLINE
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

This meeting will be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: ZOOM
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Social Justice Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday. You are welcome to attend for some or all of our monthly sessions. Sign up to receive the ZOOM link via email. Ages 16+

 

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Thursday December 24, 2020
CLOSING EARLY - Christmas Eve
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Friday December 25, 2020
CLOSED - Christmas
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Thursday December 31, 2020
CLOSING EARLY - New Year's Eve
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Friday January 1, 2021
CLOSED - NEW YEAR'S DAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Tuesday January 5, 2021
Great Presenters
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday January 6, 2021
Needlework/Handwork Group ONLINE
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Email Ann Moses to join our group on Zoom - annbmoses@gmail.com

Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
Location: ZOOM
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Thursday January 7, 2021
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.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday January 8, 2021
Noon Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Wide Sargasso Sea  Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys

Wide Sargasso Sea, a masterpiece of modern fiction, was Jean Rhys's return to the literary center stage. She had a startling early career and was known for her extraordinary prose and haunting women characters. With Wide Sargasso Sea, her last and best-selling novel, she ingeniously brings into light one of fiction's most fascinating characters: the madwoman in the attic from Charlotte Bront 's Jane Eyre. This mesmerizing work introduces us to Antoinette Cosway, a sensual and protected young woman who is sold into marriage to the prideful Mr. Rochester. Rhys portrays Cosway amidst a society so driven by hatred, so skewed in its sexual relations, that it can literally drive a woman out of her mind.

Contact: Andy Moore     amoore@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Monday January 11, 2021
Chair Yoga/Meditation Session with Nancy Wind
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Monday January 18, 2021
CLOSED - Martin Luther King Day
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Thursday January 21, 2021
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.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Social Justice Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us to read and discuss non-fiction on a variety of topics in social justice. Meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday.

You are welcome to attend for some or all of our monthly sessions. Sign up to receive the ZOOM link via email. Ages 16+.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
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Thursday January 28, 2021
ADHD in the Family: Understanding ADHD in Children and Adults
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

For concerned family members with loved ones who:

  • Are easily distracted
  • Have trouble focusing
  • Are disorganized
  • Waste money as a result of being disorganized
  • Squander hours on the Internet
  • Procrastinate
  • Are underachieving
  • Can’t sit still
  • Are impulsive

This may sound like a child, a spouse, or even oneself! There are effective ways to move forward and improve life at home.

ADHD in the Family is a one-hour presentation for anyone who lives with someone who has diagnosed—or even suspected—ADHD. Linda King holds advanced certifications in ADHD coaching, including family-specific ADHD coach training, and has nearly a decade of experience working with ADHD individuals and families. Her presentation gives an overview of ADHD and its effects, along with concrete methods for living with ADHD.

Linda covers topics such as:

  • ADHD types, facts, and statistics
  • Symptoms and challenges
  • Risks of undiagnosed or untreated ADHD
  • The many gifts of ADHD (yes, there are many!)
  • What works and what doesn’t
  • Effective treatments
  • Understanding the unique brain wiring of ADHD
  • Moving forward with ADHD

This one-hour presentation is ideal for:

  • Parents of children with ADHD (all ages—toddlerhood to college-aged and beyond)
  • Newly-diagnosed adults
  • Couples where ADHD is causing relationship issues
  • People who suspect that they or someone in their family has ADHD

Learning more about ADHD is the first step to meeting its many challenges.

Linda King is a former educator, former parenting instructor (Systematic Training for Effective Parenting), and current ADHD coach with over 9 years of ADHD coaching experience. She has over 350 hours of coach training, including family-specific ADHD coach training. She holds advanced certifications in both ADHD coaching and life coaching. She is a graduate of the ADD Coach Academy, a member of the International Coach Federation, and a professional member of CHADD.

While pursuing her bachelor’s degree from Chatham College in Pittsburgh, Linda interned for the Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood TV show. After graduation, Linda went on to teach elementary school in Pittsburgh Public Schools, while taking psychology classes at the University of Pittsburgh in the evenings.

She began to develop her coaching techniques at this time, successfully applying them to her teaching and motivating her students to succeed.

As a homeschooling mom, Linda fine-tuned her coaching skills, teaching her children how to use time effectively and also helping others within her homeschooling community. She worked briefly as a professional organizer, but friends encouraged her to use her skills to do ADHD coaching.

Realizing that coaching was both a calling and a passion, Linda opened her formal coaching practice in early 2010. The enthusiastic feedback she receives from her clients tells her that she’s definitely fulfilling her purpose in life.

Linda currently resides in the Boston area with her husband. They are the proud parents of two successfully-launched adult children.

Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Tuesday February 2, 2021
Great Presenters
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday February 3, 2021
Needlework/Handwork Group ONLINE
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Email Ann Moses to join our group on Zoom - annbmoses@gmail.com

Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
Location: ZOOM
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Thursday February 4, 2021
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.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday February 12, 2021
Noon Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Portrait of a Lady  The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James

In this portrait of a "young woman affronting her destiny," Henry James created one of his most magnificent heroines, and a story of intense poignancy. When Isabel Archer, a beautiful, spirited American, is brought to Europe by her wealthy aunt, it is expected that she will soon marry. But Isabel, resolved to enjoy her freedom, does not hesitate to turn down two eligible suitors. Then she finds herself irresistibly drawn to the charming and cultivated Gilbert Osmond. Isabel, however, soon discovers the cruelty and stifling darkness beneath Gilbert's civilized veneer.

Contact: Andy Moore     amoore@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Monday February 15, 2021
CLOSED - Presidents' Day
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Thursday February 18, 2021
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.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Social Justice Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday. You are welcome to attend for some or all of our monthly sessions. Sign up to receive the ZOOM link via email. Ages 16+

 

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Sunday February 28, 2021
Wayland Historical Society: Farm Implements
2:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Wayland Historical Society lecture on farm implements.

Contact: Anette Lewis  508-358-4973   aslewis33@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday March 2, 2021
Great Presenters
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday March 3, 2021
Needlework/Handwork Group ONLINE
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Email Ann Moses to join our group on Zoom - annbmoses@gmail.com

Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
Location: ZOOM
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Thursday March 4, 2021
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.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday March 5, 2021
Great Decisions
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Topic: Artificial Intelligence and Data

We'll meet either via zoom or in person at the library's Raytheon Room (TBD). 

Email Steve Engler at stephenmengler@gmail.com for more information and the Zoom link.

Contact: Stephen Engler     stephenmengler@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday March 12, 2021
Noon Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Exit West Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

As featured in the Skimm, on Late Night with Seth Meyers, Fresh Air, PBS Newshour, the cover of the New York Times Book Review, and more, an astonishingly visionary love story that imagines the forces that drive ordinary people from their homes into the uncertain embrace of new lands.  In a country teetering on the brink of civil war, two young people meet--sensual, fiercely independent Nadia and gentle, restrained Saeed. They embark on a furtive love affair, and are soon cloistered in a premature intimacy by the unrest roiling their city. When it explodes, turning familiar streets into a patchwork of checkpoints and bomb blasts, they begin to hear whispers about doors--doors that can whisk people far away, if perilously and for a price. As the violence escalates, Nadia and Saeed decide that they no longer have a choice. Leaving their homeland and their old lives behind, they find a door and step through. . . . Exit West follows these remarkable characters as they emerge into an alien and uncertain future, struggling to hold on to each other, to their past, to the very sense of who they are. Profoundly intimate and powerfully inventive, it tells an unforgettable story of love, loyalty, and courage that is both completely of our time and for all time.

Contact: Andy Moore     amoore@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Thursday March 18, 2021
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.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Social Justice Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday. You are welcome to attend for some or all of our monthly sessions. Sign up to receive the ZOOM link via email. Ages 16+

 

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Friday March 19, 2021
Great Decisions
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Topic: Artificial Intelligence and Data

We'll meet either via zoom or in person at the library's Raytheon Room (TBD). 

Email Steve Engler at stephenmengler@gmail.com for more information and the Zoom link.

Contact: Stephen Engler     stephenmengler@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Sunday March 21, 2021
Wayland Historical Society: Women of Wayland
2:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Wayland Historical Society lecture on Women of Wayland.

Contact: Anette Lewis  508-358-4973   aslewis33@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday April 1, 2021
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.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Sunday April 4, 2021
CLOSED - Easter
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Tuesday April 6, 2021
Great Presenters
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday April 7, 2021
Needlework/Handwork Group ONLINE
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Email Ann Moses to join our group on Zoom - annbmoses@gmail.com

Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
Location: ZOOM
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Thursday April 8, 2021
Boston Marathon: History by the Mile with Paul Clerici
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday April 9, 2021
Letter-Writing & Card-Making in the Mezzanine!
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

April is National Card and Letter Writing Month! Come to the library mezzanine for some good old-fashioned letter writing time. Stationary and postage will be provided, and we'll also have materials available to make and decorate greeting cards. Bring your creativity and your address book! 

Contact: Courtney Michael  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Library Mezzanine
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Noon Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

A High Wind in Jamaica  A High Wind in Jamaica by Richard Hughes

Richard Hughes's celebrated short novel is a masterpiece of concentrated narrative. Its dreamlike action begins among the decayed plantation houses and overwhelming natural abundance of late nineteenth-century Jamaica, before moving out onto the high seas, as Hughes tells the story of a group of children thrown upon the mercy of a crew of down-at-the-heel pirates. A tale of seduction and betrayal, of accommodation and manipulation, of weird humor and unforeseen violence, this classic of twentieth-century literature is above all an extraordinary reckoning with the secret reasons and otherworldly realities of childhood.

Contact: Andy Moore     amoore@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Thursday April 15, 2021
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.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Social Justice Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday. You are welcome to attend for some or all of our monthly sessions. Sign up to receive the ZOOM link via email. Ages 16+

 

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Friday April 16, 2021
Great Decisions
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Topic: Artificial Intelligence and Data

We'll meet either via zoom or in person at the library's Raytheon Room (TBD). 

Email Steve Engler at stephenmengler@gmail.com for more information and the Zoom link.

Contact: Stephen Engler     stephenmengler@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday April 19, 2021
CLOSED - Patriots' Day
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Tuesday May 4, 2021
Great Presenters
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday May 5, 2021
Needlework/Handwork Group ONLINE
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Email Ann Moses to join our group on Zoom - annbmoses@gmail.com

Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
Location: ZOOM
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Thursday May 6, 2021
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.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday May 14, 2021
Great Decisions
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Topic: Artificial Intelligence and Data

We'll meet either via zoom or in person at the library's Raytheon Room (TBD). 

Email Steve Engler at stephenmengler@gmail.com for more information and the Zoom link.

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

I Give It to You : A Novel  I Give It to You by Valerie Martin

A timeless story of family, war, art, and betrayal set around an ancient, ancestral home in the Tuscan countryside from bestselling novelist Valerie Martin. When Jan, an American academic, rents an apartment in a Tuscan villa for the summer, she plans to spend her break writing a biography of Mussolini. Instead, she finds herself captivated by her hostess, the elegant, acerbic Beatrice. Beatrice's family ties to Villa Chiara and the land on which it stands extend back generations, although the family has fallen on hard times since WWII and the fate of the property is uncertain. But it is rich in stories, and Jan becomes intrigued by an account of Beatrice's uncle, who was mysteriously killed on the grounds at the conclusion of the war. Did he die at the hands of the invading Americans, or was he murdered by his countrymen for his political opinions? Beatrice, a student of American literature, proves to be a beguiling storyteller and a sharp critic; she and Jan keep in touch after that summer, and a fierce friendship forms. As the years go on, Jan finds she can't help but write Beatrice's story, a decision that opens up questions of ownership and loyalty and leads to a major betrayal. Thrumming with tension, informed by history, and exploring themes of duty, destiny, art, and friendship, I Give It to You is Valerie Martin at the top of her game.

Contact: Andy Moore     amoore@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Saturday May 15, 2021
Town Meeting
9:00 AM

Continuing May 16-18 as needed.

Location: WAYLAND TOWN BUILDING
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Sunday May 16, 2021
Town Meeting
9:00 AM

Continuing May 16-18 as needed.

Location: WAYLAND TOWN BUILDING
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Monday May 17, 2021
Town Meeting
9:00 AM

Continuing May 16-18 as needed.

Location: WAYLAND TOWN BUILDING
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Tuesday May 18, 2021
Town Meeting
9:00 AM

Continuing May 16-18 as needed.

Location: WAYLAND TOWN BUILDING
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Thursday May 20, 2021
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.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Social Justice Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday. You are welcome to attend for some or all of our monthly sessions. Sign up to receive the ZOOM link via email. Ages 16+

 

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Monday May 31, 2021
CLOSED - Memorial Day
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Tuesday June 1, 2021
Great Presenters
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday June 2, 2021
Needlework/Handwork Group ONLINE
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Email Ann Moses to join our group on Zoom - annbmoses@gmail.com

Contact: Ann Moses     annbmoses@gmail.com
Location: ZOOM
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Thursday June 3, 2021
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.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday June 4, 2021
Great Decisions
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Topic: Artificial Intelligence and Data

We'll meet either via zoom or in person at the library's Raytheon Room (TBD). 

Email Steve Engler at stephenmengler@gmail.com for more information and the Zoom link.

Contact: Stephen Engler     stephenmengler@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday June 11, 2021
Noon Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

A Glass of Blessings : A Novel  A Glass of Blessings by Barbara Pym

Barbara Pym's early novel takes us into 1950s England, as seen through the funny, engaging, yearning eyes of a restless housewife Wilmet Forsyth is bored. Bored with the everyday routine of her life. Bored with teatimes filled with local gossip. Bored with her husband, Rodney, a civil servant who dotes on her. But on her thirty-third birthday, Wilmet's conventional life takes a turn when she runs into the handsome brother of her close friend. Attractive and enigmatic, Piers Longridge is a mystery Wilmet is determined to solve. Rather than settling down, he lived in Portugal, then returned to England for a series of odd jobs. Driven by a fantasy of romance, the sheltered, naïve Englishwoman sets out to seduce Piers--only to discover that he isn't the man she thinks he is. As cozy as sharing a cup of tea with an old friend, A Glass of Blessings explores timeless themes of sex, marriage, religion, and friendship while exposing our flaws and foibles with wit, compassion, and a generous helping of love.

Contact: Andy Moore     amoore@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Thursday June 17, 2021
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.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday June 18, 2021
Great Decisions
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Topic: Artificial Intelligence and Data

We'll meet either via zoom or in person at the library's Raytheon Room (TBD). 

Email Steve Engler at stephenmengler@gmail.com for more information and the Zoom link.

Contact: Stephen Engler     stephenmengler@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Sunday July 4, 2021
CLOSED - Independence Day
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Thursday September 2, 2021
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.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Saturday September 4, 2021
CLOSED - Labor Day Weekend
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Sunday September 5, 2021
CLOSED - Labor Day Weekend
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Monday September 6, 2021
CLOSED - Labor Day
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Thursday September 23, 2021
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.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday September 24, 2021
Great Decisions
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Topic: Artificial Intelligence and Data

We'll meet either via zoom or in person at the library's Raytheon Room (TBD). 

Email Steve Engler at stephenmengler@gmail.com for more information and the Zoom link.

Contact: Stephen Engler     stephenmengler@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday October 5, 2021
Great Presenters
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday October 7, 2021
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.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday October 11, 2021
CLOSED - Columbus Day
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Friday October 15, 2021
Great Decisions
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Topic: Artificial Intelligence and Data

We'll meet either via zoom or in person at the library's Raytheon Room (TBD). 

Email Steve Engler at stephenmengler@gmail.com for more information and the Zoom link.

Contact: Stephen Engler     stephenmengler@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday October 21, 2021
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.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday November 2, 2021
Great Presenters
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday November 4, 2021
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.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday November 11, 2021
CLOSED - Veterans' Day
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Thursday November 18, 2021
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.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday November 24, 2021
CLOSING EARLY - Night before Thanksgiving
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Thursday November 25, 2021
CLOSED - Thanksgiving
9:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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Friday November 26, 2021
CLOSED - Day After Thanksgiving
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Thursday December 2, 2021
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.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday December 7, 2021
Great Presenters
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday December 16, 2021
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.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday December 24, 2021
CLOSED - Christmas Eve
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Saturday December 25, 2021
CLOSED - Christmas
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Friday December 31, 2021
CLOSING EARLY - New Year's Eve
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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