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Saturday October 25, 2014
Annual Friends Book Sale
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Browse tables and shelves filled with gently used books for kids and adults alike, all at the right price. Afterwards, take a break at the bake sale table which will be brimming with yummy treats. All proceeds from the book and bake sales support the library.

Tuesday October 28, 2014
BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP: THE BULLY PULPIT BY DORIS KEARNS GOODWIN
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

THIS GROUP WILL MEET IN THE COMMUNITY ROOM.


LIFELONG LEARNING: AN INDEPENDENT COLLABORATIVE
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This group will meet in the Conference Room.

Wednesday October 29, 2014
Small Talk ESL conversation group
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Are you learning English? Join the Small Talk group this fall! The library offers free conversation groups for adult intermediate and advanced level English speakers. No sign up needed.


ARTS AND EXHIBITIONS COMMITTEE OF THE FRIENDS OF THE WESTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

The group will meet in the Community Room.


Two Year Old Storytime!
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

We offer Two sessions of our program for Two-Year Olds:
Session One 10:00 - 10:30
Session Two 10:30 - 11:00

Drop in and listen to several simple, age-appropriate stories based on a fun fall/winter theme, then make a craft with your child!

Story appreciation and craft manipulation are based on the fine motor skills and listening abilities of two-year-olds. For that reason, and so that the group experience will be positive for all, we ask that children be two years old when they attend.

Adults must stay with children.

Youth Services Desk  781-786-6166 

Halloween Show with Ed the Wizard!
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

For kids ages 4 - 10!

Are you looking for something to do with your kids this Early Release Day?  Join us in the Community Room as Ed the Wizard reveals his Halloween Alchemy Laboratory!  Kids will learn, and help perform, magical transfigurations, vanishes, and other amazing feats using everyday household items.  Pick up a ticket reminder at the Youth Services Desk.  Registration is free and open to the public. 

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Weston Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. 

Youth Services Department  781-786-6166 

Three, Four & Five Year Old Storytime!
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

For three, four & five year olds!  Join us for this 8-week program, featuring fun, falll-themed stories in the Storytime Room.  After listening to the stories, the group will then move into the Craft Room for a related craft.

Registration is required; please sign up in person at the Youth Services Desk.  The Wednesday and Friday programs are the same, just the times are different. Please sign up for one or the other.

An adult must stay in the children's area during the program.  We would appreciate it if you return to help your child with the craft.

Youth Services Desk  781-786-6166 
Thursday October 30, 2014
Knitting with Iris (session 2 of 10)
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Is there something that you'd like to learn to knit? Join Iris on Thursday evenings this fall. Instruction is free. ALL skill levels are welcome including beginners. The group will meet in the library's Conference Room. Please register at the Reference Desk or call 781-786-6165.


Larry Grob talk: A Landscape Artist Explores the Nature of Weston
7:00 PM
Join Weston Cultural Council grant recipient, Larry Grob, for the unveiling of a new series of Weston landscape paintings and a talk about the nature of our town and its landforms. As Larry describes it, "As an artist/geographer I paint as a way of engaging with our land, and doing so forces me to inquire about how things came to be and how they may become in the future. This project began simply, with easel and pastels, and expanded as I pondered the our geological story, issues of land use, stewardship, and even concepts of 'deep time'. I hope to inspire a slightly richer connection with the land that is Weston...I think that's a good job for an artist."
 
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Weston Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. More information on the MCC is available a twww.massculturalcouncil.org
 
Please join us in the Community Room for this event. 
Friday October 31, 2014
The Interlude: a musical coffee break
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for music, coffee, snacks and relaxation on every Friday from 10-4 in the library's reading room.


LIFELONG LEARNING: AN INDEPENDENT COLLABORATIVE
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

This group will meet in the Conference Room.


Three, Four & Five Year Old Storytime!
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

For three, four & five year olds!  Join us for this 8-week program, featuring fun, falll-themed stories in the Storytime Room.  After listening to the stories, the group will then move into the Craft Room for a related craft.

Registration is required; please sign up in person at the Youth Services Desk.  The Wednesday and Friday programs are the same, just the times are different. Please sign up for one or the other.

An adult must stay in the children's area during the program.  We would appreciate it if you return to help your child with the craft.

Youth Services Desk  781-786-6166 
Saturday November 1, 2014
TIME IS NOT A FACTOR: HOW TO LIVE A STRESSLESS AND AGELESS LIFE
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

A discussion of leading a stressless and ageless life will be given by The First Church of Christ, Scientist, of Weston.

Please join us in the Community Room for this event.

Sunday November 2, 2014
PIANO RECITAL
3:00 PM

Pianist Eleanor Perrone’s programs focus on drawing the audience into the music, introducing them to unfamiliar works and re-introducing them to familiar ones, demonstrating that across centuries and musical styles there is a common core of musical experience and expression. In her Community Room concert this year, Eleanor’s program will include Bach/Busoni’s Chaconne in d minor, Villa-Lobos’ From “Ciclo Brasileiro” and Brahms’ Variations on a theme by Handel, Op. 24. She has toured Brazil and Europe and has received worldwide accolades.  She has been called a “virtuosic storyteller” in the Kieler Nachtrichten, and the Boston Globe has said, “Perrone is a pianist who makes you listen.” Eleanor is on the piano faculty of Concord Academy and also teaches privately in Watertown. Trained at the Julliard School and Boston University, she holds a Master of Music degree from Boston University. Her website is http://www.eleanorperrone.com 

The concert is free and open to the public, and the Community Room is handicapped accessible.

Monday November 3, 2014
LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING
8:30 AM

This group will meet in the Conference Room.

Tuesday November 4, 2014
Parliamo Italiano
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

If you know basic Italian but are feeling rusty, this is the perfect way to get immersed and brush up. The group meets 1st & 3rd Tuesday evenings. Please drop in. For more information, contact the group leader, Andrew Hodgdon at 617-835-6755. Speriamo di vederti!

Wednesday November 5, 2014
Small Talk ESL conversation group
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Are you learning English? Join the Small Talk group this fall! The library offers free conversation groups for adult intermediate and advanced level English speakers. No sign up needed.


Two Year Old Storytime!
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

We offer Two sessions of our program for Two-Year Olds:
Session One 10:00 - 10:30
Session Two 10:30 - 11:00

Drop in and listen to several simple, age-appropriate stories based on a fun fall/winter theme, then make a craft with your child!

Story appreciation and craft manipulation are based on the fine motor skills and listening abilities of two-year-olds. For that reason, and so that the group experience will be positive for all, we ask that children be two years old when they attend.

Adults must stay with children.

Youth Services Desk  781-786-6166 

Teen Movie: The Fault in Our Stars
1:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Join us to watch The Fault In Our Stars on the big screen with surround sound in the Community Room. Refreshments provided.  Open to teens in grades 6-12.  Feel free to drop in.

Youth Services  781-786-6166   smitchill@minlib.net

Three, Four & Five Year Old Storytime!
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

For three, four & five year olds!  Join us for this 8-week program, featuring fun, falll-themed stories in the Storytime Room.  After listening to the stories, the group will then move into the Craft Room for a related craft.

Registration is required; please sign up in person at the Youth Services Desk.  The Wednesday and Friday programs are the same, just the times are different. Please sign up for one or the other.

An adult must stay in the children's area during the program.  We would appreciate it if you return to help your child with the craft.

Youth Services Desk  781-786-6166 
Thursday November 6, 2014
WESTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL LECTURE: A. LINCOLN FILENE AND BOSTON'S GREAT SPECIALTY STORE
6:45 PM - 8:45 PM

 

Lincoln Filene, president of the famous Boston department store founded by his father in 1870, became a Weston resident after purchasing 40 acres in Weston in 1909. His Tudor-style mansion stood on what is now Coburn Road until it was demolished in the late 1930s. 

Michael Lisicky is author of the book Filenes: Boston's Great Specialty Store. In addition to lecturing and writing about famous department stores, Lisicky is a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music and oboist with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

All are welcome to attend this event in the Comminity Room.  Refreshments will be served.

 


Knitting with Iris (session 2 of 10)
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Is there something that you'd like to learn to knit? Join Iris on Thursday evenings this fall. Instruction is free. ALL skill levels are welcome including beginners. The group will meet in the library's Conference Room. Please register at the Reference Desk or call 781-786-6165.

Friday November 7, 2014
The Interlude: a musical coffee break
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for music, coffee, snacks and relaxation on every Friday from 10-4 in the library's reading room.


Three, Four & Five Year Old Storytime!
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

For three, four & five year olds!  Join us for this 8-week program, featuring fun, falll-themed stories in the Storytime Room.  After listening to the stories, the group will then move into the Craft Room for a related craft.

Registration is required; please sign up in person at the Youth Services Desk.  The Wednesday and Friday programs are the same, just the times are different. Please sign up for one or the other.

An adult must stay in the children's area during the program.  We would appreciate it if you return to help your child with the craft.

Youth Services Desk  781-786-6166 
Monday November 10, 2014
Writers' Group (full)
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Please email tflannery@minlib.net for more information about the library's Writers' Group.

Wednesday November 12, 2014
Small Talk ESL conversation group
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Are you learning English? Join the Small Talk group this fall! The library offers free conversation groups for adult intermediate and advanced level English speakers. No sign up needed.


Two Year Old Storytime!
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

We offer Two sessions of our program for Two-Year Olds:
Session One 10:00 - 10:30
Session Two 10:30 - 11:00

Drop in and listen to several simple, age-appropriate stories based on a fun fall/winter theme, then make a craft with your child!

Story appreciation and craft manipulation are based on the fine motor skills and listening abilities of two-year-olds. For that reason, and so that the group experience will be positive for all, we ask that children be two years old when they attend.

Adults must stay with children.

Youth Services Desk  781-786-6166 

Three, Four & Five Year Old Storytime!
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

For three, four & five year olds!  Join us for this 8-week program, featuring fun, falll-themed stories in the Storytime Room.  After listening to the stories, the group will then move into the Craft Room for a related craft.

Registration is required; please sign up in person at the Youth Services Desk.  The Wednesday and Friday programs are the same, just the times are different. Please sign up for one or the other.

An adult must stay in the children's area during the program.  We would appreciate it if you return to help your child with the craft.

Youth Services Desk  781-786-6166 

CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATORS
6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

This group will meet in the Conference Room.


Archaeology West of Boston: Finding Evidence of Native American Culture
7:00 PM

Native Americans have lived in southern New England for 10,000 years. This lecture will discuss archaeological projects in Metrowest communities and how archaeologists learn about ancient peoples from several lines of evidence, including stone tools, ceramics, and the remains of animals and plants found during excavations and how dates are obtained on these materials. Artifacts excavated in Wayland will be available for viewing. Anyone having artifacts is welcome to bring them for identification. Tonya Largy is an archaeological consultant specializing in the analysis of plant and animal remains from archaeological sites.

Thursday November 13, 2014
Knitting with Iris (session 2 of 10)
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Is there something that you'd like to learn to knit? Join Iris on Thursday evenings this fall. Instruction is free. ALL skill levels are welcome including beginners. The group will meet in the library's Conference Room. Please register at the Reference Desk or call 781-786-6165.


LAND'S SAKE MEETING
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This group will meet in the Conference Room.


Author Talk with Michael Ponsor, U.S.D.J.: The Hanging Judge
7:00 PM

Michael Ponsor, a federal judge at the U.S. District Court in Springfield, MA will speak about his new novel The Hanging Judge, a suspensful court procedural that has been praised by reviewers. The Washington Post wrote this is "a story that grips the reader even as it teaches some fine points of criminal procedure", and Ponsor "is a talent to watch". The MassBook Award Panel listed it as one of six "must read" novels this year.

Friday November 14, 2014
The Interlude: a musical coffee break
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for music, coffee, snacks and relaxation on every Friday from 10-4 in the library's reading room.


Three, Four & Five Year Old Storytime!
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

For three, four & five year olds!  Join us for this 8-week program, featuring fun, falll-themed stories in the Storytime Room.  After listening to the stories, the group will then move into the Craft Room for a related craft.

Registration is required; please sign up in person at the Youth Services Desk.  The Wednesday and Friday programs are the same, just the times are different. Please sign up for one or the other.

An adult must stay in the children's area during the program.  We would appreciate it if you return to help your child with the craft.

Youth Services Desk  781-786-6166 
Sunday November 16, 2014
FOLK MUSIC CONCERT: CATHY GOODE, FIDDLE AND LOUIS KAPLAN, BANJO
3:00 PM
The Music Committee of the Friends of the Weston Public Library is happy to announce the return appearance of Cathy Goode and Louis Kaplan on November 16, 2014 for a 3 pm concert.  Cathy plays fiddle and Louis plays banjo, and together they will play music from several folk music traditions, including Bluegrass and Celtic music.  Cathy grew up in Weston and remembers when the location of the current library was a sports field on which she played.  Cathy and Louis are delightful informal performers who explain what they do and give background information.  This is a concert that is as well-suited to school-age children as to adults of all ages.  We expect a wonderful turnout.
 
Please join us in the Community Room for this exciting event.
Tuesday November 18, 2014
MUSIC COMMITTEE
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This group will meet in the Conference Room.


Parliamo Italiano
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

If you know basic Italian but are feeling rusty, this is the perfect way to get immersed and brush up. The group meets 1st & 3rd Tuesday evenings. Please drop in. For more information, contact the group leader, Andrew Hodgdon at 617-835-6755. Speriamo di vederti!

Wednesday November 19, 2014
Two Year Old Storytime!
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

We offer Two sessions of our program for Two-Year Olds:
Session One 10:00 - 10:30
Session Two 10:30 - 11:00

Drop in and listen to several simple, age-appropriate stories based on a fun fall/winter theme, then make a craft with your child!

Story appreciation and craft manipulation are based on the fine motor skills and listening abilities of two-year-olds. For that reason, and so that the group experience will be positive for all, we ask that children be two years old when they attend.

Adults must stay with children.

Youth Services Desk  781-786-6166 

Three, Four & Five Year Old Storytime!
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

For three, four & five year olds!  Join us for this 8-week program, featuring fun, falll-themed stories in the Storytime Room.  After listening to the stories, the group will then move into the Craft Room for a related craft.

Registration is required; please sign up in person at the Youth Services Desk.  The Wednesday and Friday programs are the same, just the times are different. Please sign up for one or the other.

An adult must stay in the children's area during the program.  We would appreciate it if you return to help your child with the craft.

Youth Services Desk  781-786-6166 

AUTHOR TALK: BEN COES
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Best-selling author Ben Coes will visit the Weston Public LIbrary for an author talk and book signing.  He will speak about his latest book, INDEPENDENCE DAY, in which the main character, Dewey Andreas is a former Army Ranger who thwarts terrorists.  Other titles in this series of thrillers include POWER DOWN, COUP D'ÉTAT, THE LAST REFUGE, and EYE FOR AN EYE. Coes was an intern for President Reagan and worked as a speech writer to the US Secretary of Energy during the Gulf War. 

Please join us in the Community Room for this exciting event sponsored by the Friends of the Weston Public Library.

Thursday November 20, 2014
Library Sing-Along with Jeannie Mack!
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

For babies and toddlers, ages six months to four years old!

Join us at the Library with Singer Jeannie Mack on the third Thursday of each month!  You'll have as much fun as your toddler as you join Jeannie while she plays the guitar and sings with the audience.  Music, dancing, clapping and fingerplay fun will get you rocking.  Bring your dancing shoes, your bounciness and your sense of rhythm!

In the Library Community Room.

 

Youth Services Desk  781-786-6166 

Knitting with Iris (session 2 of 10)
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Is there something that you'd like to learn to knit? Join Iris on Thursday evenings this fall. Instruction is free. ALL skill levels are welcome including beginners. The group will meet in the library's Conference Room. Please register at the Reference Desk or call 781-786-6165.

Friday November 21, 2014
The Interlude: a musical coffee break
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for music, coffee, snacks and relaxation on every Friday from 10-4 in the library's reading room.


Three, Four & Five Year Old Storytime!
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

For three, four & five year olds!  Join us for this 8-week program, featuring fun, falll-themed stories in the Storytime Room.  After listening to the stories, the group will then move into the Craft Room for a related craft.

Registration is required; please sign up in person at the Youth Services Desk.  The Wednesday and Friday programs are the same, just the times are different. Please sign up for one or the other.

An adult must stay in the children's area during the program.  We would appreciate it if you return to help your child with the craft.

Youth Services Desk  781-786-6166 
Monday November 24, 2014
Writers' Group (full)
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Please email tflannery@minlib.net for more information about the library's Writers' Group.

Friday November 28, 2014
The Interlude: a musical coffee break
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for music, coffee, snacks and relaxation on every Friday from 10-4 in the library's reading room.

Monday December 1, 2014
LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING
8:30 AM

This group will meet in the Conference Room.

Tuesday December 2, 2014
BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP: RETURNING TO EARTH BY JIM HARRISON
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

THIS GROUP WILL MEET IN THE COMMUNITY ROOM.


Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn to prepare and package some easy, delicious and unique holiday goodies that are perfect for gift giving. Handouts containing recipes, as well as samples, will be provided. Presenter Ellie Deaner has taught cooking for more than 25 years and has been featured on many local and national radio programs. Sign up at the Reference Desk or call 781-786-6165. This program was sponsored by the Friends of the Weston Public Library.


Parliamo Italiano
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

If you know basic Italian but are feeling rusty, this is the perfect way to get immersed and brush up. The group meets 1st & 3rd Tuesday evenings. Please drop in. For more information, contact the group leader, Andrew Hodgdon at 617-835-6755. Speriamo di vederti!

Wednesday December 3, 2014
Two Year Old Storytime!
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

We offer Two sessions of our program for Two-Year Olds:
Session One 10:00 - 10:30
Session Two 10:30 - 11:00

Drop in and listen to several simple, age-appropriate stories based on a fun fall/winter theme, then make a craft with your child!

Story appreciation and craft manipulation are based on the fine motor skills and listening abilities of two-year-olds. For that reason, and so that the group experience will be positive for all, we ask that children be two years old when they attend.

Adults must stay with children.

Youth Services Desk  781-786-6166 

Teen Movie: The Giver
1:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Join us to watch The Giver on the big screen with surround sound in the Community Room. Refreshments provided.  Open to teens in grades 6-12.  Feel free to drop in.

Youth Services  781-786-6166   smitchill@minlib.net
Thursday December 4, 2014
LAND'S SAKE MEETING
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

This group will meet in the Conference Room.


Author Talk with Michael Tougias: Rescue of the Bounty
7:00 PM

Why would a seasoned skipper sail an aging ship near the path of an approaching monster hurricane? Co-authors Michael Tougias and Douglas Campbell examine Captain Robin Walbridge's mystique through those who knew him. The result is this harrowing tale of shipwreck in Superstorm Sandy, including breathtaking rescue by U.S. Coast Guard pilots far from land in the midst of a storm. Award winning author Michael Tougias' new book Rescue of the Bounty has been called "a taut recounting of a needless maritime tragedy" and "thrilling and perfectly paced".

Friday December 5, 2014
The Interlude: a musical coffee break
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for music, coffee, snacks and relaxation on every Friday from 10-4 in the library's reading room.

Monday December 8, 2014
Writers' Group (full)
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Please email tflannery@minlib.net for more information about the library's Writers' Group.


AUTHOR TALK: CHEF JEREMY SEWALL
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Jeremy Sewall, executive chef and owner of the Island Creek Oyster Bar in Boston, will talk about his new cookbook, The New England Kitchen: Fresh Takes on Seasonal Recipes.  He will display basic cooking techniques and instruction along with samples.

This event, sponsored by the Friends of the Weston Public Library, will be held in the Community Room.

Please join us!

Wednesday December 10, 2014
Two Year Old Storytime!
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

We offer Two sessions of our program for Two-Year Olds:
Session One 10:00 - 10:30
Session Two 10:30 - 11:00

Drop in and listen to several simple, age-appropriate stories based on a fun fall/winter theme, then make a craft with your child!

Story appreciation and craft manipulation are based on the fine motor skills and listening abilities of two-year-olds. For that reason, and so that the group experience will be positive for all, we ask that children be two years old when they attend.

Adults must stay with children.

Youth Services Desk  781-786-6166 

CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATORS
6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

This group will meet in the Conference Room.

Friday December 12, 2014
The Interlude: a musical coffee break
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for music, coffee, snacks and relaxation on every Friday from 10-4 in the library's reading room.


Writers' Group (full)
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Please email tflannery@minlib.net for more information about the library's Writers' Group.

Tuesday December 16, 2014
Parliamo Italiano
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

If you know basic Italian but are feeling rusty, this is the perfect way to get immersed and brush up. The group meets 1st & 3rd Tuesday evenings. Please drop in. For more information, contact the group leader, Andrew Hodgdon at 617-835-6755. Speriamo di vederti!

Wednesday December 17, 2014
Two Year Old Storytime!
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

We offer Two sessions of our program for Two-Year Olds:
Session One 10:00 - 10:30
Session Two 10:30 - 11:00

Drop in and listen to several simple, age-appropriate stories based on a fun fall/winter theme, then make a craft with your child!

Story appreciation and craft manipulation are based on the fine motor skills and listening abilities of two-year-olds. For that reason, and so that the group experience will be positive for all, we ask that children be two years old when they attend.

Adults must stay with children.

Youth Services Desk  781-786-6166 
Thursday December 18, 2014
Library Sing-Along with Jeannie Mack!
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

For babies and toddlers, ages six months to four years old!

Join us at the Library with Singer Jeannie Mack on the third Thursday of each month!  You'll have as much fun as your toddler as you join Jeannie while she plays the guitar and sings with the audience.  Music, dancing, clapping and fingerplay fun will get you rocking.  Bring your dancing shoes, your bounciness and your sense of rhythm!

In the Library Community Room.

 

Youth Services Desk  781-786-6166 
Friday December 19, 2014
The Interlude: a musical coffee break
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for music, coffee, snacks and relaxation on every Friday from 10-4 in the library's reading room.


Writers' Group (full)
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Please email tflannery@minlib.net for more information about the library's Writers' Group.

Monday December 22, 2014
Writers' Group (full)
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Please email tflannery@minlib.net for more information about the library's Writers' Group.

Friday December 26, 2014
The Interlude: a musical coffee break
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for music, coffee, snacks and relaxation on every Friday from 10-4 in the library's reading room.


Writers' Group (full)
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Please email tflannery@minlib.net for more information about the library's Writers' Group.

Friday January 2, 2015
The Interlude: a musical coffee break
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for music, coffee, snacks and relaxation on every Friday from 10-4 in the library's reading room.

Monday January 5, 2015
LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING
8:30 AM

This group will meet in the Conference Room.

Friday January 9, 2015
The Interlude: a musical coffee break
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for music, coffee, snacks and relaxation on every Friday from 10-4 in the library's reading room.

Saturday January 10, 2015
Free SAT Practice Test
9:00 AM - 1:15 PM

Calling all high school students.  Come take a full length practice SAT test, proctored by Kaplan Test Prep.  This event is free.  All test takers will receive a full score report from Kaplan.  Comparing the score report and the copy of the practice test will help test takers identify key strengths and weaknesses.  Registration is required.  To register:

1.  Go to kaptest.com/sat
2.  On the right hand side, click on Free SAT Practice Tests and Upcoming Info Sessions
3.  Enter Weston's zip code (02493)
4.  Look for the test at the Weston Library on January 10, 2015 and click sign up

 

Youth Services  781-786-6166   smitchill@minlib.net
Sunday January 11, 2015
The Digital Camera Demystified
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Did you receive a new camera for the holidays?  Learn how to take photographs easily during this hands-on workshop. Topics include camera use and settings, minimizing shutter lag, optimizing image quality, zoom, flash & exposure compensation, and white balance. Review your camera manual beforehand and bring it with you along with your camera and fresh batteries. This workshop is suitable for point-and-shoot or beginning SLR camera users. A handout will be provided. Lynne Damianos, principal of Damianos Photography, is an active educator presenting a wide variety of photography seminars. She is a faculty member of Danforth Art. Please register by calling 781-786-6165 or visit the Information Desk.

Friday January 16, 2015
The Interlude: a musical coffee break
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for music, coffee, snacks and relaxation on every Friday from 10-4 in the library's reading room.

Tuesday January 20, 2015
MUSIC COMMITTEE
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This group will meet in the Conference Room.

Thursday January 22, 2015
At the Point of a Cutlass, author talk
2:00 PM

Author Gregory Flemming recounts an astonishing true story of a young sailor's ordeal during the golden age of piracy. "Flemming relates the story of the capture by pirates of Philip Ashton in 1722, and in the process he reveals a fascinating history of pirates during the first decades of the 18th century...From battles with warships to the way the pirates split their plunder, Flemmings' focus on individual actors adds a welcome depth to the history of piracy with this engaging and harrowing account of 'America's real-life Robinson Crusoe." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Friday January 23, 2015
The Interlude: a musical coffee break
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for music, coffee, snacks and relaxation on every Friday from 10-4 in the library's reading room.

Tuesday January 27, 2015
BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP: BALZAC AND THE LITTLE CHINESE SEAMSTRESS BY SIJIE DAI
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

THIS GROUP WILL MEET IN THE COMMUNITY ROOM.

Friday January 30, 2015
The Interlude: a musical coffee break
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for music, coffee, snacks and relaxation on every Friday from 10-4 in the library's reading room.

Monday February 2, 2015
LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING
8:30 AM

This group will meet in the Conference Room.

Wednesday February 4, 2015
Teen Movie: If I Stay
1:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Join us to watch If I Stay on the big screen with surround sound in the Community Room. Refreshments provided.  Open to teens in grades 6-12.  Feel free to drop in.

Youth Services  781-786-6166   smitchill@minlib.net
Friday February 6, 2015
The Interlude: a musical coffee break
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for music, coffee, snacks and relaxation on every Friday from 10-4 in the library's reading room.

Wednesday February 11, 2015
Connecting to Facebook, Click-by-Click
2:00 PM

Learn about the potential of one of the world's largest social networks...along with the potential risks that users face. Whether you are a novice or veteran user of this platform, we guarantee that you'll come away from this talk with new information about its amazing connnectivity power, as well as its pitfalls. Greg Page is CEO and co-founder of Merrimack Analysis Group, which seeks to increase the understanding of the way our actions in the virtual world impact other facets of our lives. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Weston Public Library.

Friday February 13, 2015
The Interlude: a musical coffee break
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for music, coffee, snacks and relaxation on every Friday from 10-4 in the library's reading room.

Tuesday February 17, 2015
MUSIC COMMITTEE
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This group will meet in the Conference Room.

Friday February 20, 2015
The Interlude: a musical coffee break
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for music, coffee, snacks and relaxation on every Friday from 10-4 in the library's reading room.

Tuesday February 24, 2015
BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP: TRANSATLANTIC BY COLUM MCCANN
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

THIS GROUP WILL MEET IN THE COMMUNITY ROOM.

Friday February 27, 2015
The Interlude: a musical coffee break
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for music, coffee, snacks and relaxation on every Friday from 10-4 in the library's reading room.

Monday March 2, 2015
LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING
8:30 AM

This group will meet in the Conference Room.

Friday March 6, 2015
The Interlude: a musical coffee break
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for music, coffee, snacks and relaxation on every Friday from 10-4 in the library's reading room.

Friday March 13, 2015
The Interlude: a musical coffee break
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for music, coffee, snacks and relaxation on every Friday from 10-4 in the library's reading room.

Tuesday March 17, 2015
MUSIC COMMITTEE
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This group will meet in the Conference Room.

Friday March 20, 2015
The Interlude: a musical coffee break
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for music, coffee, snacks and relaxation on every Friday from 10-4 in the library's reading room.

Tuesday March 24, 2015
BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP: THE MONUMENTS MEN BY ROBERT EDSEL
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

THIS GROUP WILL MEET IN THE COMMUNITY ROOM.

Friday March 27, 2015
The Interlude: a musical coffee break
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for music, coffee, snacks and relaxation on every Friday from 10-4 in the library's reading room.

Monday April 6, 2015
LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING
7:00 PM

This group will meet in the Conference Room.

Tuesday April 21, 2015
MUSIC COMMITTEE
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This group will meet in the Conference Room.

Tuesday April 28, 2015
BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP: THE BEAN TREES BY BARBARA KINGSLOVER
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

THIS GROUP WILL MEET IN THE COMMUNITY ROOM.

Tuesday May 19, 2015
MUSIC COMMITTEE
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This group will meet in the Conference Room.

Monday June 1, 2015
LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING
7:00 PM

This group will meet in the Conference Room.

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