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Monday September 25, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Creative Movement Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

This popular program is held at 10:30 every Monday. Lisa Canto will lead preschoolers in rhythm and music activities. No registration is required.

 
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

 
rec_legoguy 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Lego Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Children of all ages are invited to come and play with our huge tubs of miscellaneous Lego bricks, or put together one of our specific Lego kits. No registration is required. 

Tuesday September 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! This program is designed for babies, toddlers, and young children. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game.  Location:  First Floor DVD Area.

 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Room is Occupied
 
food_cupcake.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Middle School Makers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students will join the Maker Movement by creating a variety of projects ranging from microwave meals to stop motion animation to art projects. Some of the projects may involve food. If you have a food restriction, please let Ann know at acarpenter@clamsnet.org so we can plan for alternate ingredients. (No peanuts will be used in any project, but flour, milk, eggs, and other possible allergens may be used.)

No registration is required. This is a drop in program.

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM 4th Tuesday Book Klatch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Suzanne Martell   508-430-7562 x4   smartell@clamsnet.org
   

A casual social gathering for discussing books, enjoying light refreshments, and conversation. Pick up a copy of the month's book at the Circulation Desk. This month's book selection is The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin. New members are always welcome.

Wednesday September 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_scissors 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Projects Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   1-508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers are invited to join us every Wednesday at 10:30 for a variety of different projects: art, science, general fun! No registration is required. 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   
Experienced knitters and novices are invited to bring their needles and yarn and to share knitting stories and experiences with other knitters. Refreshments are served.
Thursday September 28, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 Books on Wheels Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Brooks Free Library "Books on Wheels” service provides free delivery of library materials to Harwich residents who are permanently or temporarily unable to visit the library due to illness, physical disability, lack of transportation, a caregiver of a homebound person, or any reason you're physically unable to get to the library. Delivery is on the second and fourth week of each month. Please phone the library at 508-430-7562 to learn more about this service.

 
ent_masks_bw 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Theater Explorer for Elementary Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Explore theater concepts and improv techniques with Emily Murray! This program is for students in grades 1-4. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Email Ann at acarpenter@clamsnet.org or call 508-430-7562 ext 2 to register.

Each session will last for two months:  Session 1: Sept. 21-Oct. 26, Session 2: Nov. 2-Dec. 21, Session 3: Jan. 4-Feb.15, Session 4: March 1-April 26, Session 5: May 24: June 21. Class will be canceled when school is canceled. 

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ent_masks_color 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Theater Explorer for Middle/High Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students can learn basic theater techniques and improv from Emily Murray. This level of the program is a drop in program and no registration is required. If school is canceled, this program will be canceled as well. 

Friday September 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Story Time is held every Friday at 10:30. We will read stories and sing songs. This program is designed for children ages birth to five, but all children are welcome. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday September 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Sunday October 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Friends of BFL Sunday Program: Neptune's Car Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Friends of BFL Sunday Program:  Neptune's Car Folk Duo Neptune's Car (Holly Hanson & Steve Hayes) is an acoustic duo from Massachusetts and New Hampshire who play original, Contemporary Folk Music.

This program is hosted by the Friends of the Brooks Free Library. Light refreshments will be served. 

Monday October 2, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Creative Movement Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

This popular program is held at 10:30 every Monday. Lisa Canto will lead preschoolers in rhythm and music activities. No registration is required.

 
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

 
rec_legoguy 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Lego Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Children of all ages are invited to come and play with our huge tubs of miscellaneous Lego bricks, or put together one of our specific Lego kits. No registration is required. 

Tuesday October 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! This program is designed for babies, toddlers, and young children. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game.  Location:  First Floor DVD Area.

 
food_cupcake.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Middle School Makers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students will join the Maker Movement by creating a variety of projects ranging from microwave meals to stop motion animation to art projects. Some of the projects may involve food. If you have a food restriction, please let Ann know at acarpenter@clamsnet.org so we can plan for alternate ingredients. (No peanuts will be used in any project, but flour, milk, eggs, and other possible allergens may be used.)

No registration is required. This is a drop in program.

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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jennifer Pickett   508-430-7562 X3   jpickett@clamsnet.org
   

The Evening Book Group regularly meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm.  New members are always welcome. Pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk and join us for a lively discussion. Tonight we will be reading Monticello: a daughter and her father by Sally Cabot Gunning (fiction).  Discussion with Emily C.

Wednesday October 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_scissors 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Projects Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   1-508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers are invited to join us every Wednesday at 10:30 for a variety of different projects: art, science, general fun! No registration is required. 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   
Experienced knitters and novices are invited to bring their needles and yarn and to share knitting stories and experiences with other knitters. Refreshments are served.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Thursday October 5, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Homeschool studnets of all ages are welcomed to our Homeschool Book Club. Children will select a book to read as a group, read the book at home, and then get together on the first Thursday of each month to discuss the book and engage in a project inspired by the book. 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Room is Occupied
 
ent_masks_bw 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Theater Explorer for Elementary Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Explore theater concepts and improv techniques with Emily Murray! This program is for students in grades 1-4. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Email Ann at acarpenter@clamsnet.org or call 508-430-7562 ext 2 to register.

Each session will last for two months:  Session 1: Sept. 21-Oct. 26, Session 2: Nov. 2-Dec. 21, Session 3: Jan. 4-Feb.15, Session 4: March 1-April 26, Session 5: May 24: June 21. Class will be canceled when school is canceled. 

 
ent_masks_color 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Theater Explorer for Middle/High Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students can learn basic theater techniques and improv from Emily Murray. This level of the program is a drop in program and no registration is required. If school is canceled, this program will be canceled as well. 

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Memories in Scrapbooks and Cards Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Wish you had more time to scrapbook or make cards? Join a group of people who are interested in completing scrapbook pages/albums while getting together to share experiences. We will meet monthly to provide an opportunity to learn from each other, get advice on and share tools, techniques, and supplies, and to enjoy sociability while filling your albums with memories. Bring your own materials and photos and join us on the first Thursday of every month at 6PM. If you never scrapped before, bring your photos and scissors and a runner adhesive and we’ll help you get started. Card makers welcome to join us. Open to individuals 16 years of age and older. 
 

Friday October 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Story Time is held every Friday at 10:30. We will read stories and sing songs. This program is designed for children ages birth to five, but all children are welcome. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday October 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
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misc_scissors 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Engineering Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Students will be challenged to build a series of tools for different quick challenges out of pipe cleaners, popsicle sticks, and other supplies.

Monday October 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  7:00 PM Closed for Columbus Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closed for Columbus Day

Tuesday October 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! This program is designed for babies, toddlers, and young children. No registration is required.

 
lib_book01 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joanne Clingan   508-430-7562   jclingan@clamsnet.org
   

This group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m. This month's selection is The Road to Character by David Brooks (non-fiction). Discussion with Joanne. New members are always welcome and copies of this month's selection are available for check-out at the Circulation Desk. We will also vote non-fiction for next 6 months.
 
    

 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game.  Location:  First Floor DVD Area.

 
food_cupcake.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Middle School Makers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students will join the Maker Movement by creating a variety of projects ranging from microwave meals to stop motion animation to art projects. Some of the projects may involve food. If you have a food restriction, please let Ann know at acarpenter@clamsnet.org so we can plan for alternate ingredients. (No peanuts will be used in any project, but flour, milk, eggs, and other possible allergens may be used.)

No registration is required. This is a drop in program.

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Evening Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jack Sheedy     jsheedy@clamsnet.org
   

This group is a venue for local writers to meet other local writers, to discuss their work, to read from their work, to provide and receive healthy feedback, and to learn and benefit from the experience. Group led by Brooks Free Library Senior Library Technician and author/freelance writer Jack Sheedy.

    Location: 1st floor near DVDs
Wednesday October 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_scissors 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Projects Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   1-508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers are invited to join us every Wednesday at 10:30 for a variety of different projects: art, science, general fun! No registration is required. 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   
Experienced knitters and novices are invited to bring their needles and yarn and to share knitting stories and experiences with other knitters. Refreshments are served.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7pm.

Thursday October 12, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 Books on Wheels Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Brooks Free Library "Books on Wheels” service provides free delivery of library materials to Harwich residents who are permanently or temporarily unable to visit the library due to illness, physical disability, lack of transportation, a caregiver of a homebound person, or any reason you're physically unable to get to the library. Delivery is on the second and fourth week of each month. Please phone the library at 508-430-7562 to learn more about this service.

 
ent_masks_bw 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Theater Explorer for Elementary Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Explore theater concepts and improv techniques with Emily Murray! This program is for students in grades 1-4. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Email Ann at acarpenter@clamsnet.org or call 508-430-7562 ext 2 to register.

Each session will last for two months:  Session 1: Sept. 21-Oct. 26, Session 2: Nov. 2-Dec. 21, Session 3: Jan. 4-Feb.15, Session 4: March 1-April 26, Session 5: May 24: June 21. Class will be canceled when school is canceled. 

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ent_masks_color 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Theater Explorer for Middle/High Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students can learn basic theater techniques and improv from Emily Murray. This level of the program is a drop in program and no registration is required. If school is canceled, this program will be canceled as well. 

Friday October 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Story Time is held every Friday at 10:30. We will read stories and sing songs. This program is designed for children ages birth to five, but all children are welcome. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday October 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Rising Tide Writers Readings Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Rising Tide Writers present readings and book talks. 

Monday October 16, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Creative Movement Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

This popular program is held at 10:30 every Monday. Lisa Canto will lead preschoolers in rhythm and music activities. No registration is required.

 
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

 
rec_legoguy 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Lego Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Children of all ages are invited to come and play with our huge tubs of miscellaneous Lego bricks, or put together one of our specific Lego kits. No registration is required. 

Tuesday October 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! This program is designed for babies, toddlers, and young children. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game.  Location:  First Floor DVD Area.

 
food_cupcake.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Middle School Makers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students will join the Maker Movement by creating a variety of projects ranging from microwave meals to stop motion animation to art projects. Some of the projects may involve food. If you have a food restriction, please let Ann know at acarpenter@clamsnet.org so we can plan for alternate ingredients. (No peanuts will be used in any project, but flour, milk, eggs, and other possible allergens may be used.)

No registration is required. This is a drop in program.

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Wednesday October 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_scissors 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Projects Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   1-508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers are invited to join us every Wednesday at 10:30 for a variety of different projects: art, science, general fun! No registration is required. 

 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Genealogy Research 101 with Cemetery Adminstrator Robbin Kelley Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Cemetery Administrator Robbin Kelley to learn more about how to pursue genealogy research. Ms. Kelley will provide a brief overview of Genealogy/Research basics and best practices with a focus on free resources and resources specific to Harwich.

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   
Experienced knitters and novices are invited to bring their needles and yarn and to share knitting stories and experiences with other knitters. Refreshments are served.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Thursday October 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Friends of Brooks Free Library Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monthly Board meeting of the Friends of Brooks Free Library. Open to members of the public interested in what the group does for the library. New members are always welcome!

 
rec_paintpalette02 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Activity Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Homeschool students of all ages are welcome to our Activity Club every third Thursday of the month. We will engage in a variety of craft projects, engineering challenges, and other activities. 

 
ent_masks_bw 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Theater Explorer for Elementary Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Explore theater concepts and improv techniques with Emily Murray! This program is for students in grades 1-4. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Email Ann at acarpenter@clamsnet.org or call 508-430-7562 ext 2 to register.

Each session will last for two months:  Session 1: Sept. 21-Oct. 26, Session 2: Nov. 2-Dec. 21, Session 3: Jan. 4-Feb.15, Session 4: March 1-April 26, Session 5: May 24: June 21. Class will be canceled when school is canceled. 

 
ent_masks_color 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Theater Explorer for Middle/High Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students can learn basic theater techniques and improv from Emily Murray. This level of the program is a drop in program and no registration is required. If school is canceled, this program will be canceled as well. 

Friday October 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Story Time is held every Friday at 10:30. We will read stories and sing songs. This program is designed for children ages birth to five, but all children are welcome. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Greatest Generation Meets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   

“The Greatest Generation Meets” is a monthly book group that meets on the third Friday of the month from 1:00-2:00 in the Thornton Room at the Brooks Free Library. “The Greatest Generation” is a term coined by Tom Brokaw that pays tribute to the men and women who served our country, both overseas and at home, during World War II. If you are a member of this generation, or are interested in this period of history, join our discussion and share your ideas and experiences.

This month's selection is Finest Hour: the battle of Britain by Tim Clayton and Phil Craig.  Pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk. Harwich residents needing transportation should call the Council on Aging van at (508) 241-1566 by 11am the day before each Friday to make a reservation.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday October 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
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Monday October 23, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Creative Movement Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

This popular program is held at 10:30 every Monday. Lisa Canto will lead preschoolers in rhythm and music activities. No registration is required.

 
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

 
rec_legoguy 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Lego Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Children of all ages are invited to come and play with our huge tubs of miscellaneous Lego bricks, or put together one of our specific Lego kits. No registration is required. 

Tuesday October 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! This program is designed for babies, toddlers, and young children. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game.  Location:  First Floor DVD Area.

 
food_cupcake.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Middle School Makers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students will join the Maker Movement by creating a variety of projects ranging from microwave meals to stop motion animation to art projects. Some of the projects may involve food. If you have a food restriction, please let Ann know at acarpenter@clamsnet.org so we can plan for alternate ingredients. (No peanuts will be used in any project, but flour, milk, eggs, and other possible allergens may be used.)

No registration is required. This is a drop in program.

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM 4th Tuesday Book Klatch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Suzanne Martell   508-430-7562 x4   smartell@clamsnet.org
   

A casual social gathering for discussing books, enjoying light refreshments, and conversation. Pick up a copy of the month's book at the Circulation Desk. This month's book selection is Echo Maker by Richard Powers. New members are always welcome.

Wednesday October 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_scissors 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Projects Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   1-508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers are invited to join us every Wednesday at 10:30 for a variety of different projects: art, science, general fun! No registration is required. 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   
Experienced knitters and novices are invited to bring their needles and yarn and to share knitting stories and experiences with other knitters. Refreshments are served.
Thursday October 26, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 Books on Wheels Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Brooks Free Library "Books on Wheels” service provides free delivery of library materials to Harwich residents who are permanently or temporarily unable to visit the library due to illness, physical disability, lack of transportation, a caregiver of a homebound person, or any reason you're physically unable to get to the library. Delivery is on the second and fourth week of each month. Please phone the library at 508-430-7562 to learn more about this service.

 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Room Reserved Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   ext 6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
 
ent_masks_bw 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Theater Explorer for Elementary Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Explore theater concepts and improv techniques with Emily Murray! This program is for students in grades 1-4. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Email Ann at acarpenter@clamsnet.org or call 508-430-7562 ext 2 to register.

Each session will last for two months:  Session 1: Sept. 21-Oct. 26, Session 2: Nov. 2-Dec. 21, Session 3: Jan. 4-Feb.15, Session 4: March 1-April 26, Session 5: May 24: June 21. Class will be canceled when school is canceled. 

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ent_masks_color 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Theater Explorer for Middle/High Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students can learn basic theater techniques and improv from Emily Murray. This level of the program is a drop in program and no registration is required. If school is canceled, this program will be canceled as well. 

Friday October 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Story Time is held every Friday at 10:30. We will read stories and sing songs. This program is designed for children ages birth to five, but all children are welcome. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday October 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Internet Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   ext. 6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Brooks Free Library for a general introduction to the internet! We will cover
basic terminology for using the Internet before diving into specifics like how to manage your bookmarks and customize your browser. Class will focus on how to make the most of search engines like Google, and how to evaluate search results. Registration is required. Please call 508-4307562, ext 6114 to register.

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Monday October 30, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Creative Movement Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

This popular program is held at 10:30 every Monday. Lisa Canto will lead preschoolers in rhythm and music activities. No registration is required.

 
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

 
rec_legoguy 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Lego Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Children of all ages are invited to come and play with our huge tubs of miscellaneous Lego bricks, or put together one of our specific Lego kits. No registration is required. 

Tuesday October 31, 2017 Go To Top
holiday_pumpkin 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Halloween Parade Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

In place of our regular Mother Goose program, we will have a Halloween Parade! Dress up your young children to march in a parade to the Town Hall and the Royal to collect candy and other treats! 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game.  Location:  First Floor DVD Area.

 
food_cupcake.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Middle School Makers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students will join the Maker Movement by creating a variety of projects ranging from microwave meals to stop motion animation to art projects. Some of the projects may involve food. If you have a food restriction, please let Ann know at acarpenter@clamsnet.org so we can plan for alternate ingredients. (No peanuts will be used in any project, but flour, milk, eggs, and other possible allergens may be used.)

No registration is required. This is a drop in program.

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Wednesday November 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_scissors 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Projects Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   1-508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers are invited to join us every Wednesday at 10:30 for a variety of different projects: art, science, general fun! No registration is required. 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   
Experienced knitters and novices are invited to bring their needles and yarn and to share knitting stories and experiences with other knitters. Refreshments are served.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Thursday November 2, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Homeschool studnets of all ages are welcomed to our Homeschool Book Club. Children will select a book to read as a group, read the book at home, and then get together on the first Thursday of each month to discuss the book and engage in a project inspired by the book. 

 
ent_masks_bw 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Theater Explorer for Elementary Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Explore theater concepts and improv techniques with Emily Murray! This program is for students in grades 1-4. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Email Ann at acarpenter@clamsnet.org or call 508-430-7562 ext 2 to register.

Each session will last for two months:  Session 1: Sept. 21-Oct. 26, Session 2: Nov. 2-Dec. 21, Session 3: Jan. 4-Feb.15, Session 4: March 1-April 26, Session 5: May 24: June 21. Class will be canceled when school is canceled. 

 
ent_masks_color 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Theater Explorer for Middle/High Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students can learn basic theater techniques and improv from Emily Murray. This level of the program is a drop in program and no registration is required. If school is canceled, this program will be canceled as well. 

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Memories in Scrapbooks and Cards Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Wish you had more time to scrapbook or make cards? Join a group of people who are interested in completing scrapbook pages/albums while getting together to share experiences. We will meet monthly to provide an opportunity to learn from each other, get advice on and share tools, techniques, and supplies, and to enjoy sociability while filling your albums with memories. Bring your own materials and photos and join us on the first Thursday of every month at 6PM. If you never scrapped before, bring your photos and scissors and a runner adhesive and we’ll help you get started. Card makers welcome to join us. Open to individuals 16 years of age and older. 
 

Friday November 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Story Time is held every Friday at 10:30. We will read stories and sing songs. This program is designed for children ages birth to five, but all children are welcome. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday November 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Sunday November 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Friends of BFL Sunday Program: Stephen Collins Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Friends of BFL Sunday Program:  Stephen Collins as James Whistler, Artist

This program is hosted by the Friends of the Brooks Free Library. Light refreshments will be served. 

Monday November 6, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Creative Movement Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

This popular program is held at 10:30 every Monday. Lisa Canto will lead preschoolers in rhythm and music activities. No registration is required.

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lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

 
rec_legoguy 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Lego Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Children of all ages are invited to come and play with our huge tubs of miscellaneous Lego bricks, or put together one of our specific Lego kits. No registration is required. 

Tuesday November 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! This program is designed for babies, toddlers, and young children. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game.  Location:  First Floor DVD Area.

 
food_cupcake.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Middle School Makers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students will join the Maker Movement by creating a variety of projects ranging from microwave meals to stop motion animation to art projects. Some of the projects may involve food. If you have a food restriction, please let Ann know at acarpenter@clamsnet.org so we can plan for alternate ingredients. (No peanuts will be used in any project, but flour, milk, eggs, and other possible allergens may be used.)

No registration is required. This is a drop in program.

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jennifer Pickett   508-430-7562 X3   jpickett@clamsnet.org
   

The Evening Book Group regularly meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm (date changed this month because of July 4th holiday).  New members are always welcome. Pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk and join us for a lively discussion. Tonight we will be reading Hillbilly elegy: a memoir of a family and culture in crisis by J.D. Vance (non-fiction).  Discussion with Sue.

Wednesday November 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_scissors 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Projects Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   1-508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers are invited to join us every Wednesday at 10:30 for a variety of different projects: art, science, general fun! No registration is required. 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   
Experienced knitters and novices are invited to bring their needles and yarn and to share knitting stories and experiences with other knitters. Refreshments are served.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7pm.

Thursday November 9, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 Books on Wheels Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Brooks Free Library "Books on Wheels” service provides free delivery of library materials to Harwich residents who are permanently or temporarily unable to visit the library due to illness, physical disability, lack of transportation, a caregiver of a homebound person, or any reason you're physically unable to get to the library. Delivery is on the second and fourth week of each month. Please phone the library at 508-430-7562 to learn more about this service.

 
ent_masks_bw 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Theater Explorer for Elementary Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Explore theater concepts and improv techniques with Emily Murray! This program is for students in grades 1-4. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Email Ann at acarpenter@clamsnet.org or call 508-430-7562 ext 2 to register.

Each session will last for two months:  Session 1: Sept. 21-Oct. 26, Session 2: Nov. 2-Dec. 21, Session 3: Jan. 4-Feb.15, Session 4: March 1-April 26, Session 5: May 24: June 21. Class will be canceled when school is canceled. 

 
ent_masks_color 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Theater Explorer for Middle/High Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students can learn basic theater techniques and improv from Emily Murray. This level of the program is a drop in program and no registration is required. If school is canceled, this program will be canceled as well. 

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Friday November 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Closed for Veterans' Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closed for Veterans' Day

Saturday November 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Monday November 13, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Creative Movement Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

This popular program is held at 10:30 every Monday. Lisa Canto will lead preschoolers in rhythm and music activities. No registration is required.

 
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

 
rec_legoguy 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Lego Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Children of all ages are invited to come and play with our huge tubs of miscellaneous Lego bricks, or put together one of our specific Lego kits. No registration is required. 

Tuesday November 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! This program is designed for babies, toddlers, and young children. No registration is required.

 
lib_book01 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joanne Clingan   508-430-7562   jclingan@clamsnet.org
   

This group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m. This month's selection is Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng (fiction). Discussion with Lee. New members are always welcome and copies of this month's selection are available for check-out at the Circulation Desk.
 

    

 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game.  Location:  First Floor DVD Area.

 
food_cupcake.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Middle School Makers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students will join the Maker Movement by creating a variety of projects ranging from microwave meals to stop motion animation to art projects. Some of the projects may involve food. If you have a food restriction, please let Ann know at acarpenter@clamsnet.org so we can plan for alternate ingredients. (No peanuts will be used in any project, but flour, milk, eggs, and other possible allergens may be used.)

No registration is required. This is a drop in program.

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Evening Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jack Sheedy     jsheedy@clamsnet.org
   

This group is a venue for local writers to meet other local writers, to discuss their work, to read from their work, to provide and receive healthy feedback, and to learn and benefit from the experience. Group led by Brooks Free Library Senior Library Technician and author/freelance writer Jack Sheedy.

    Location: 1st floor near DVDs
Wednesday November 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_scissors 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Projects Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   1-508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers are invited to join us every Wednesday at 10:30 for a variety of different projects: art, science, general fun! No registration is required. 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   
Experienced knitters and novices are invited to bring their needles and yarn and to share knitting stories and experiences with other knitters. Refreshments are served.
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Thursday November 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Friends of Brooks Free Library Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monthly Board meeting of the Friends of Brooks Free Library. Open to members of the public interested in what the group does for the library. New members are always welcome!

 
rec_paintpalette02 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Activity Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Homeschool students of all ages are welcome to our Activity Club every third Thursday of the month. We will engage in a variety of craft projects, engineering challenges, and other activities. 

 
ent_masks_bw 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Theater Explorer for Elementary Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Explore theater concepts and improv techniques with Emily Murray! This program is for students in grades 1-4. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Email Ann at acarpenter@clamsnet.org or call 508-430-7562 ext 2 to register.

Each session will last for two months:  Session 1: Sept. 21-Oct. 26, Session 2: Nov. 2-Dec. 21, Session 3: Jan. 4-Feb.15, Session 4: March 1-April 26, Session 5: May 24: June 21. Class will be canceled when school is canceled. 

 
ent_masks_color 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Theater Explorer for Middle/High Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students can learn basic theater techniques and improv from Emily Murray. This level of the program is a drop in program and no registration is required. If school is canceled, this program will be canceled as well. 

Friday November 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Story Time is held every Friday at 10:30. We will read stories and sing songs. This program is designed for children ages birth to five, but all children are welcome. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Greatest Generation Meets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   

“The Greatest Generation Meets” is a monthly book group that meets on the third Friday of the month from 1:00-2:00 in the Thornton Room at the Brooks Free Library. “The Greatest Generation” is a term coined by Tom Brokaw that pays tribute to the men and women who served our country, both overseas and at home, during World War II. If you are a member of this generation, or are interested in this period of history, join our discussion and share your ideas and experiences.

This month's selection is Infamy: the shocking story of the Japanese American internment in World War II by Richard Reeves.  Pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk. Harwich residents needing transportation should call the Council on Aging van at (508) 241-1566 by 11am the day before each Friday to make a reservation.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday November 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deb Martin   508-362-8113    dmartin@massmail.state.ma.us
   

Cape & Islands Suicide Prevention Coalition

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Monday November 20, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Creative Movement Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

This popular program is held at 10:30 every Monday. Lisa Canto will lead preschoolers in rhythm and music activities. No registration is required.

 
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

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rec_legoguy 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Lego Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Children of all ages are invited to come and play with our huge tubs of miscellaneous Lego bricks, or put together one of our specific Lego kits. No registration is required. 

Tuesday November 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! This program is designed for babies, toddlers, and young children. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game.  Location:  First Floor DVD Area.

 
food_cupcake.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Middle School Makers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students will join the Maker Movement by creating a variety of projects ranging from microwave meals to stop motion animation to art projects. Some of the projects may involve food. If you have a food restriction, please let Ann know at acarpenter@clamsnet.org so we can plan for alternate ingredients. (No peanuts will be used in any project, but flour, milk, eggs, and other possible allergens may be used.)

No registration is required. This is a drop in program.

Wednesday November 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_scissors 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Projects Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   1-508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers are invited to join us every Wednesday at 10:30 for a variety of different projects: art, science, general fun! No registration is required. 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   
Experienced knitters and novices are invited to bring their needles and yarn and to share knitting stories and experiences with other knitters. Refreshments are served.
Thursday November 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Closed for Thanksgiving Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closed for Thanksgiving

Friday November 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Closed for Thanksgiving Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closed for Thanksgiving

Saturday November 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Email Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   ext. 6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Registration is encouraged for this class that will cover how to customize your inbox experience. Learn tips for creating a new email account, and find out more about what makes a strong
password. This class will include a tour of a generic inbox (Gmail), and introduce you to composing an email, adding a contact, and setting up your signature. Registration is required. Please call 508-430-7562, ext 6114 to register.

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Monday November 27, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Creative Movement Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

This popular program is held at 10:30 every Monday. Lisa Canto will lead preschoolers in rhythm and music activities. No registration is required.

 
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

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rec_legoguy 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Lego Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Children of all ages are invited to come and play with our huge tubs of miscellaneous Lego bricks, or put together one of our specific Lego kits. No registration is required. 

Tuesday November 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! This program is designed for babies, toddlers, and young children. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game.  Location:  First Floor DVD Area.

 
food_cupcake.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Middle School Makers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students will join the Maker Movement by creating a variety of projects ranging from microwave meals to stop motion animation to art projects. Some of the projects may involve food. If you have a food restriction, please let Ann know at acarpenter@clamsnet.org so we can plan for alternate ingredients. (No peanuts will be used in any project, but flour, milk, eggs, and other possible allergens may be used.)

No registration is required. This is a drop in program.

Wednesday November 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_scissors 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Projects Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   1-508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers are invited to join us every Wednesday at 10:30 for a variety of different projects: art, science, general fun! No registration is required. 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   
Experienced knitters and novices are invited to bring their needles and yarn and to share knitting stories and experiences with other knitters. Refreshments are served.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Thursday November 30, 2017 Go To Top
ent_masks_bw 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Theater Explorer for Elementary Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Explore theater concepts and improv techniques with Emily Murray! This program is for students in grades 1-4. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Email Ann at acarpenter@clamsnet.org or call 508-430-7562 ext 2 to register.

Each session will last for two months:  Session 1: Sept. 21-Oct. 26, Session 2: Nov. 2-Dec. 21, Session 3: Jan. 4-Feb.15, Session 4: March 1-April 26, Session 5: May 24: June 21. Class will be canceled when school is canceled. 

 
ent_masks_color 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Theater Explorer for Middle/High Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students can learn basic theater techniques and improv from Emily Murray. This level of the program is a drop in program and no registration is required. If school is canceled, this program will be canceled as well. 

Friday December 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Story Time is held every Friday at 10:30. We will read stories and sing songs. This program is designed for children ages birth to five, but all children are welcome. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday December 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
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Monday December 4, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Creative Movement Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

This popular program is held at 10:30 every Monday. Lisa Canto will lead preschoolers in rhythm and music activities. No registration is required.

 
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

 
rec_legoguy 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Lego Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Children of all ages are invited to come and play with our huge tubs of miscellaneous Lego bricks, or put together one of our specific Lego kits. No registration is required. 

Tuesday December 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! This program is designed for babies, toddlers, and young children. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game.  Location:  First Floor DVD Area.

 
food_cupcake.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Middle School Makers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students will join the Maker Movement by creating a variety of projects ranging from microwave meals to stop motion animation to art projects. Some of the projects may involve food. If you have a food restriction, please let Ann know at acarpenter@clamsnet.org so we can plan for alternate ingredients. (No peanuts will be used in any project, but flour, milk, eggs, and other possible allergens may be used.)

No registration is required. This is a drop in program.

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jennifer Pickett   508-430-7562 X3   jpickett@clamsnet.org
   

The Evening Book Group regularly meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm (date changed this month because of July 4th holiday).  New members are always welcome. Pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk and join us for a lively discussion. Tonight we will be reading Everybody's fool by Richard Russo (fiction).  Discussion with Sue.

Wednesday December 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_scissors 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Projects Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   1-508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers are invited to join us every Wednesday at 10:30 for a variety of different projects: art, science, general fun! No registration is required. 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   
Experienced knitters and novices are invited to bring their needles and yarn and to share knitting stories and experiences with other knitters. Refreshments are served.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Thursday December 7, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Homeschool studnets of all ages are welcomed to our Homeschool Book Club. Children will select a book to read as a group, read the book at home, and then get together on the first Thursday of each month to discuss the book and engage in a project inspired by the book. 

 
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ent_masks_bw 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Theater Explorer for Elementary Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Explore theater concepts and improv techniques with Emily Murray! This program is for students in grades 1-4. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Email Ann at acarpenter@clamsnet.org or call 508-430-7562 ext 2 to register.

Each session will last for two months:  Session 1: Sept. 21-Oct. 26, Session 2: Nov. 2-Dec. 21, Session 3: Jan. 4-Feb.15, Session 4: March 1-April 26, Session 5: May 24: June 21. Class will be canceled when school is canceled. 

 
ent_masks_color 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Theater Explorer for Middle/High Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students can learn basic theater techniques and improv from Emily Murray. This level of the program is a drop in program and no registration is required. If school is canceled, this program will be canceled as well. 

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Memories in Scrapbooks and Cards Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Wish you had more time to scrapbook or make cards? Join a group of people who are interested in completing scrapbook pages/albums while getting together to share experiences. We will meet monthly to provide an opportunity to learn from each other, get advice on and share tools, techniques, and supplies, and to enjoy sociability while filling your albums with memories. Bring your own materials and photos and join us on the first Thursday of every month at 6PM. If you never scrapped before, bring your photos and scissors and a runner adhesive and we’ll help you get started. Card makers welcome to join us. Open to individuals 16 years of age and older. 
 

Friday December 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Story Time is held every Friday at 10:30. We will read stories and sing songs. This program is designed for children ages birth to five, but all children are welcome. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday December 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Monday December 11, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Creative Movement Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

This popular program is held at 10:30 every Monday. Lisa Canto will lead preschoolers in rhythm and music activities. No registration is required.

 
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

 
rec_legoguy 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Lego Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Children of all ages are invited to come and play with our huge tubs of miscellaneous Lego bricks, or put together one of our specific Lego kits. No registration is required. 

Tuesday December 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! This program is designed for babies, toddlers, and young children. No registration is required.

 
lib_book01 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joanne Clingan   508-430-7562   jclingan@clamsnet.org
   

This group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m. This month's selection is TBD. Discussion with TBD. New members are always welcome and copies of this month's selection are available for check-out at the Circulation Desk. 
 

    

 

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misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game.  Location:  First Floor DVD Area.

 
food_cupcake.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Middle School Makers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students will join the Maker Movement by creating a variety of projects ranging from microwave meals to stop motion animation to art projects. Some of the projects may involve food. If you have a food restriction, please let Ann know at acarpenter@clamsnet.org so we can plan for alternate ingredients. (No peanuts will be used in any project, but flour, milk, eggs, and other possible allergens may be used.)

No registration is required. This is a drop in program.

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Evening Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jack Sheedy     jsheedy@clamsnet.org
   

This group is a venue for local writers to meet other local writers, to discuss their work, to read from their work, to provide and receive healthy feedback, and to learn and benefit from the experience. Group led by Brooks Free Library Senior Library Technician and author/freelance writer Jack Sheedy.

    Location: 1st floor near DVDs
Wednesday December 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_scissors 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Projects Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   1-508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers are invited to join us every Wednesday at 10:30 for a variety of different projects: art, science, general fun! No registration is required. 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   
Experienced knitters and novices are invited to bring their needles and yarn and to share knitting stories and experiences with other knitters. Refreshments are served.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7pm.

Thursday December 14, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 Books on Wheels Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Brooks Free Library "Books on Wheels” service provides free delivery of library materials to Harwich residents who are permanently or temporarily unable to visit the library due to illness, physical disability, lack of transportation, a caregiver of a homebound person, or any reason you're physically unable to get to the library. Delivery is on the second and fourth week of each month. Please phone the library at 508-430-7562 to learn more about this service.

 
ent_masks_bw 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Theater Explorer for Elementary Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Explore theater concepts and improv techniques with Emily Murray! This program is for students in grades 1-4. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Email Ann at acarpenter@clamsnet.org or call 508-430-7562 ext 2 to register.

Each session will last for two months:  Session 1: Sept. 21-Oct. 26, Session 2: Nov. 2-Dec. 21, Session 3: Jan. 4-Feb.15, Session 4: March 1-April 26, Session 5: May 24: June 21. Class will be canceled when school is canceled. 

 
ent_masks_color 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Theater Explorer for Middle/High Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students can learn basic theater techniques and improv from Emily Murray. This level of the program is a drop in program and no registration is required. If school is canceled, this program will be canceled as well. 

Friday December 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Story Time is held every Friday at 10:30. We will read stories and sing songs. This program is designed for children ages birth to five, but all children are welcome. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Greatest Generation Meets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   

“The Greatest Generation Meets” is a monthly book group that meets on the third Friday of the month from 1:00-2:00 in the Thornton Room at the Brooks Free Library. “The Greatest Generation” is a term coined by Tom Brokaw that pays tribute to the men and women who served our country, both overseas and at home, during World War II. If you are a member of this generation, or are interested in this period of history, join our discussion and share your ideas and experiences.

This month's selection is Return to Midway by Robert D. Ballard, and Rick Archbold.  Pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk. Harwich residents needing transportation should call the Council on Aging van at (508) 241-1566 by 11am the day before each Friday to make a reservation.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
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Saturday December 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Monday December 18, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Creative Movement Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

This popular program is held at 10:30 every Monday. Lisa Canto will lead preschoolers in rhythm and music activities. No registration is required.

 
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

 
rec_legoguy 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Lego Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Children of all ages are invited to come and play with our huge tubs of miscellaneous Lego bricks, or put together one of our specific Lego kits. No registration is required. 

Tuesday December 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! This program is designed for babies, toddlers, and young children. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game.  Location:  First Floor DVD Area.

 
food_cupcake.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Middle School Makers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students will join the Maker Movement by creating a variety of projects ranging from microwave meals to stop motion animation to art projects. Some of the projects may involve food. If you have a food restriction, please let Ann know at acarpenter@clamsnet.org so we can plan for alternate ingredients. (No peanuts will be used in any project, but flour, milk, eggs, and other possible allergens may be used.)

No registration is required. This is a drop in program.

Wednesday December 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_scissors 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Projects Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   1-508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers are invited to join us every Wednesday at 10:30 for a variety of different projects: art, science, general fun! No registration is required. 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   
Experienced knitters and novices are invited to bring their needles and yarn and to share knitting stories and experiences with other knitters. Refreshments are served.
Thursday December 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Friends of Brooks Free Library Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monthly Board meeting of the Friends of Brooks Free Library. Open to members of the public interested in what the group does for the library. New members are always welcome!

 
rec_paintpalette02 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Activity Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Homeschool students of all ages are welcome to our Activity Club every third Thursday of the month. We will engage in a variety of craft projects, engineering challenges, and other activities. 

 
ent_masks_bw 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Theater Explorer for Elementary Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Explore theater concepts and improv techniques with Emily Murray! This program is for students in grades 1-4. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Email Ann at acarpenter@clamsnet.org or call 508-430-7562 ext 2 to register.

Each session will last for two months:  Session 1: Sept. 21-Oct. 26, Session 2: Nov. 2-Dec. 21, Session 3: Jan. 4-Feb.15, Session 4: March 1-April 26, Session 5: May 24: June 21. Class will be canceled when school is canceled. 

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ent_masks_color 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Theater Explorer for Middle/High Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students can learn basic theater techniques and improv from Emily Murray. This level of the program is a drop in program and no registration is required. If school is canceled, this program will be canceled as well. 

Friday December 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Story Time is held every Friday at 10:30. We will read stories and sing songs. This program is designed for children ages birth to five, but all children are welcome. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday December 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Monday December 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Closed for Christmas Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Closed for Christmas

Tuesday December 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! This program is designed for babies, toddlers, and young children. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game.  Location:  First Floor DVD Area.

 
food_cupcake.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Middle School Makers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students will join the Maker Movement by creating a variety of projects ranging from microwave meals to stop motion animation to art projects. Some of the projects may involve food. If you have a food restriction, please let Ann know at acarpenter@clamsnet.org so we can plan for alternate ingredients. (No peanuts will be used in any project, but flour, milk, eggs, and other possible allergens may be used.)

No registration is required. This is a drop in program.

Wednesday December 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_scissors 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Projects Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   1-508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers are invited to join us every Wednesday at 10:30 for a variety of different projects: art, science, general fun! No registration is required. 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   
Experienced knitters and novices are invited to bring their needles and yarn and to share knitting stories and experiences with other knitters. Refreshments are served.
Thursday December 28, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 Books on Wheels Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Brooks Free Library "Books on Wheels” service provides free delivery of library materials to Harwich residents who are permanently or temporarily unable to visit the library due to illness, physical disability, lack of transportation, a caregiver of a homebound person, or any reason you're physically unable to get to the library. Delivery is on the second and fourth week of each month. Please phone the library at 508-430-7562 to learn more about this service.

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ent_masks_bw 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Theater Explorer for Elementary Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Explore theater concepts and improv techniques with Emily Murray! This program is for students in grades 1-4. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Email Ann at acarpenter@clamsnet.org or call 508-430-7562 ext 2 to register.

Each session will last for two months:  Session 1: Sept. 21-Oct. 26, Session 2: Nov. 2-Dec. 21, Session 3: Jan. 4-Feb.15, Session 4: March 1-April 26, Session 5: May 24: June 21. Class will be canceled when school is canceled. 

 
ent_masks_color 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Theater Explorer for Middle/High Students Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   15084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students can learn basic theater techniques and improv from Emily Murray. This level of the program is a drop in program and no registration is required. If school is canceled, this program will be canceled as well. 

Friday December 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Story Time is held every Friday at 10:30. We will read stories and sing songs. This program is designed for children ages birth to five, but all children are welcome. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday December 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Facebook Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   ext. 6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

This class is an introduction to the website version of Facebook. Take a tour of three major areas on Facebook: profile, messages, and feed. Then learn how to create your own account and how to use some basic features. Registration is required. Please call 508-430-7562, ext 6114 to register.

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Tuesday January 2, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jennifer Pickett   508-430-7562 X3   jpickett@clamsnet.org
   

The Evening Book Group regularly meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm (date changed this month because of July 4th holiday).  New members are always welcome. Pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk and join us for a lively discussion. Tonight we will be reading TBD .  Discussion with TBD.

Wednesday January 3, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Thursday January 4, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Memories in Scrapbooks and Cards Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Wish you had more time to scrapbook or make cards? Join a group of people who are interested in completing scrapbook pages/albums while getting together to share experiences. We will meet monthly to provide an opportunity to learn from each other, get advice on and share tools, techniques, and supplies, and to enjoy sociability while filling your albums with memories. Bring your own materials and photos and join us on the first Thursday of every month at 6PM. If you never scrapped before, bring your photos and scissors and a runner adhesive and we’ll help you get started. Card makers welcome to join us. Open to individuals 16 years of age and older. 
 

Friday January 5, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday January 6, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Sunday January 7, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Friends of BFL Sunday Program:Jack & Oriana Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Friends of BFL Sunday Program:  Jack & Oriana, Accent Duo

This program is hosted by the Friends of the Brooks Free Library. Light refreshments will be served. 

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Monday January 8, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

Tuesday January 9, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book01 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joanne Clingan   508-430-7562   jclingan@clamsnet.org
   

This group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m. This month's selection is The Silent Sister by Diane Chamberlain (fiction). Discussion with Lee. New members are always welcome and copies of this month's selection are available for check-out at the Circulation Desk. 
 

    

 

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Evening Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jack Sheedy     jsheedy@clamsnet.org
   

This group is a venue for local writers to meet other local writers, to discuss their work, to read from their work, to provide and receive healthy feedback, and to learn and benefit from the experience. Group led by Brooks Free Library Senior Library Technician and author/freelance writer Jack Sheedy.

    Location: 1st floor near DVDs
Wednesday January 10, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7pm.

Friday January 12, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday January 13, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Wednesday January 17, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Thursday January 18, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Friends of Brooks Free Library Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monthly Board meeting of the Friends of Brooks Free Library. Open to members of the public interested in what the group does for the library. New members are always welcome!

Friday January 19, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Greatest Generation Meets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   

“The Greatest Generation Meets” is a monthly book group that meets on the third Friday of the month from 1:00-2:00 in the Thornton Room at the Brooks Free Library. “The Greatest Generation” is a term coined by Tom Brokaw that pays tribute to the men and women who served our country, both overseas and at home, during World War II. If you are a member of this generation, or are interested in this period of history, join our discussion and share your ideas and experiences.

This month's selection is TBD.  Pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk. Harwich residents needing transportation should call the Council on Aging van at (508) 241-1566 by 11am the day before each Friday to make a reservation.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday January 20, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
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Monday January 22, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

Tuesday January 23, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM 4th Tuesday Book Klatch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Suzanne Martell   508-430-7562 x4   smartell@clamsnet.org
   

A casual social gathering for discussing books, enjoying light refreshments, and conversation. Pick up a copy of the month's book at the Circulation Desk. This month's book selection is America's First Daughter by Stephanie Dray . New members are always welcome.

Friday January 26, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday January 27, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Online Safety & Privacy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   ext. 6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Online Safety and Privacy

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Monday January 29, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

Wednesday January 31, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Thursday February 1, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Memories in Scrapbooks and Cards Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Wish you had more time to scrapbook or make cards? Join a group of people who are interested in completing scrapbook pages/albums while getting together to share experiences. We will meet monthly to provide an opportunity to learn from each other, get advice on and share tools, techniques, and supplies, and to enjoy sociability while filling your albums with memories. Bring your own materials and photos and join us on the first Thursday of every month at 6PM. If you never scrapped before, bring your photos and scissors and a runner adhesive and we’ll help you get started. Card makers welcome to join us. Open to individuals 16 years of age and older. 
 

Friday February 2, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday February 3, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Sunday February 4, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Friends of BFL Sunday Program: Anne LeClair Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Friends of BFL Sunday Program:  Anne LeClaire, Local Author

This program is hosted by the Friends of the Brooks Free Library. Light refreshments will be served. 

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Monday February 5, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

Tuesday February 6, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jennifer Pickett   508-430-7562 X3   jpickett@clamsnet.org
   

The Evening Book Group regularly meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm (date changed this month because of July 4th holiday).  New members are always welcome. Pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk and join us for a lively discussion. Tonight we will be reading TBD .  Discussion with TBD.

Wednesday February 7, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Friday February 9, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday February 10, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Monday February 12, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

Tuesday February 13, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book01 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joanne Clingan   508-430-7562   jclingan@clamsnet.org
   

This group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m. This month's selection is TBD. Discussion with TBD. New members are always welcome and copies of this month's selection are available for check-out at the Circulation Desk. 
 

    

 

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Evening Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jack Sheedy     jsheedy@clamsnet.org
   

This group is a venue for local writers to meet other local writers, to discuss their work, to read from their work, to provide and receive healthy feedback, and to learn and benefit from the experience. Group led by Brooks Free Library Senior Library Technician and author/freelance writer Jack Sheedy.

    Location: 1st floor near DVDs
Wednesday February 14, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7pm.

Thursday February 15, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Friends of Brooks Free Library Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monthly Board meeting of the Friends of Brooks Free Library. Open to members of the public interested in what the group does for the library. New members are always welcome!

Friday February 16, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Greatest Generation Meets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   

“The Greatest Generation Meets” is a monthly book group that meets on the third Friday of the month from 1:00-2:00 in the Thornton Room at the Brooks Free Library. “The Greatest Generation” is a term coined by Tom Brokaw that pays tribute to the men and women who served our country, both overseas and at home, during World War II. If you are a member of this generation, or are interested in this period of history, join our discussion and share your ideas and experiences.

This month's selection is TBD.  Pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk. Harwich residents needing transportation should call the Council on Aging van at (508) 241-1566 by 11am the day before each Friday to make a reservation.

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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday February 17, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Wednesday February 21, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Friday February 23, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday February 24, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Cloud Storage (Google Drive) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   ext. 6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Cloud Storage (Google Drive)

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Monday February 26, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

Tuesday February 27, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM 4th Tuesday Book Klatch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Suzanne Martell   508-430-7562 x4   smartell@clamsnet.org
   

A casual social gathering for discussing books, enjoying light refreshments, and conversation. Pick up a copy of the month's book at the Circulation Desk. This month's book selection is Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate. New members are always welcome.

Thursday March 1, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Memories in Scrapbooks and Cards Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Wish you had more time to scrapbook or make cards? Join a group of people who are interested in completing scrapbook pages/albums while getting together to share experiences. We will meet monthly to provide an opportunity to learn from each other, get advice on and share tools, techniques, and supplies, and to enjoy sociability while filling your albums with memories. Bring your own materials and photos and join us on the first Thursday of every month at 6PM. If you never scrapped before, bring your photos and scissors and a runner adhesive and we’ll help you get started. Card makers welcome to join us. Open to individuals 16 years of age and older. 
 

Friday March 2, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday March 3, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
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Sunday March 4, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Friends of BFL Sunday Program: Spencer Kennard Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Friends of BFL Sunday Program:  Spencer Kennard, Aerial Photography

This program is hosted by the Friends of the Brooks Free Library. Light refreshments will be served. 

Monday March 5, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

Tuesday March 6, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jennifer Pickett   508-430-7562 X3   jpickett@clamsnet.org
   

The Evening Book Group regularly meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm (date changed this month because of July 4th holiday).  New members are always welcome. Pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk and join us for a lively discussion. Tonight we will be reading TBD .  Discussion with TBD.

Wednesday March 7, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Friday March 9, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday March 10, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Monday March 12, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

Tuesday March 13, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book01 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joanne Clingan   508-430-7562   jclingan@clamsnet.org
   

This group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m. This month's selection is Flight of Dreams by Ariel Lawhon (fiction). Discussion with Lee. New members are always welcome and copies of this month's selection are available for check-out at the Circulation Desk. 
 

    

 

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Evening Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jack Sheedy     jsheedy@clamsnet.org
   

This group is a venue for local writers to meet other local writers, to discuss their work, to read from their work, to provide and receive healthy feedback, and to learn and benefit from the experience. Group led by Brooks Free Library Senior Library Technician and author/freelance writer Jack Sheedy.

    Location: 1st floor near DVDs
Wednesday March 14, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7pm.

Thursday March 15, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Friends of Brooks Free Library Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monthly Board meeting of the Friends of Brooks Free Library. Open to members of the public interested in what the group does for the library. New members are always welcome!

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Friday March 16, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Greatest Generation Meets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   

“The Greatest Generation Meets” is a monthly book group that meets on the third Friday of the month from 1:00-2:00 in the Thornton Room at the Brooks Free Library. “The Greatest Generation” is a term coined by Tom Brokaw that pays tribute to the men and women who served our country, both overseas and at home, during World War II. If you are a member of this generation, or are interested in this period of history, join our discussion and share your ideas and experiences.

This month's selection is TBD.  Pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk. Harwich residents needing transportation should call the Council on Aging van at (508) 241-1566 by 11am the day before each Friday to make a reservation.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday March 17, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Monday March 19, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

Wednesday March 21, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Friday March 23, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday March 24, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Monday March 26, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

Tuesday March 27, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM 4th Tuesday Book Klatch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Suzanne Martell   508-430-7562 x4   smartell@clamsnet.org
   

A casual social gathering for discussing books, enjoying light refreshments, and conversation. Pick up a copy of the month's book at the Circulation Desk. This month's book selection is Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve. New members are always welcome.

Friday March 30, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday March 31, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Apple OS for Beginners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   ext. 6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Apple OS for Beginners

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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Monday April 2, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

Tuesday April 3, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jennifer Pickett   508-430-7562 X3   jpickett@clamsnet.org
   

The Evening Book Group regularly meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm (date changed this month because of July 4th holiday).  New members are always welcome. Pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk and join us for a lively discussion. Tonight we will be reading TBD .  Discussion with TBD.

Wednesday April 4, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Thursday April 5, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Memories in Scrapbooks and Cards Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Wish you had more time to scrapbook or make cards? Join a group of people who are interested in completing scrapbook pages/albums while getting together to share experiences. We will meet monthly to provide an opportunity to learn from each other, get advice on and share tools, techniques, and supplies, and to enjoy sociability while filling your albums with memories. Bring your own materials and photos and join us on the first Thursday of every month at 6PM. If you never scrapped before, bring your photos and scissors and a runner adhesive and we’ll help you get started. Card makers welcome to join us. Open to individuals 16 years of age and older. 
 

Friday April 6, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday April 7, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Sunday April 8, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Friends of BFL Sunday Program: CL Fornari Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Friends of BFL Sunday Program:  CL Fornari presents Hydrangea Hysteria

This program is hosted by the Friends of the Brooks Free Library. Light refreshments will be served. 

Monday April 9, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

Tuesday April 10, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book01 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joanne Clingan   508-430-7562   jclingan@clamsnet.org
   

This group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m. This month's selection is TBD. Discussion with TBD. New members are always welcome and copies of this month's selection are available for check-out at the Circulation Desk. 
 

    

 

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Evening Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jack Sheedy     jsheedy@clamsnet.org
   

This group is a venue for local writers to meet other local writers, to discuss their work, to read from their work, to provide and receive healthy feedback, and to learn and benefit from the experience. Group led by Brooks Free Library Senior Library Technician and author/freelance writer Jack Sheedy.

    Location: 1st floor near DVDs
Wednesday April 11, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7pm.

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Friday April 13, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday April 14, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Wednesday April 18, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Thursday April 19, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Friends of Brooks Free Library Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monthly Board meeting of the Friends of Brooks Free Library. Open to members of the public interested in what the group does for the library. New members are always welcome!

Friday April 20, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Greatest Generation Meets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   

“The Greatest Generation Meets” is a monthly book group that meets on the third Friday of the month from 1:00-2:00 in the Thornton Room at the Brooks Free Library. “The Greatest Generation” is a term coined by Tom Brokaw that pays tribute to the men and women who served our country, both overseas and at home, during World War II. If you are a member of this generation, or are interested in this period of history, join our discussion and share your ideas and experiences.

This month's selection is TBD.  Pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk. Harwich residents needing transportation should call the Council on Aging van at (508) 241-1566 by 11am the day before each Friday to make a reservation.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday April 21, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Monday April 23, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

Tuesday April 24, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM 4th Tuesday Book Klatch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Suzanne Martell   508-430-7562 x4   smartell@clamsnet.org
   

A casual social gathering for discussing books, enjoying light refreshments, and conversation. Pick up a copy of the month's book at the Circulation Desk. This month's book selection is Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline. New members are always welcome.

Friday April 27, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
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Saturday April 28, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Windows 10 OS for Beginners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   ext. 6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Windows 10 OS for Beginners

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Monday April 30, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

Tuesday May 1, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jennifer Pickett   508-430-7562 X3   jpickett@clamsnet.org
   

The Evening Book Group regularly meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm (date changed this month because of July 4th holiday).  New members are always welcome. Pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk and join us for a lively discussion. Tonight we will be reading TBD .  Discussion with TBD.

Wednesday May 2, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Thursday May 3, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Memories in Scrapbooks and Cards Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Wish you had more time to scrapbook or make cards? Join a group of people who are interested in completing scrapbook pages/albums while getting together to share experiences. We will meet monthly to provide an opportunity to learn from each other, get advice on and share tools, techniques, and supplies, and to enjoy sociability while filling your albums with memories. Bring your own materials and photos and join us on the first Thursday of every month at 6PM. If you never scrapped before, bring your photos and scissors and a runner adhesive and we’ll help you get started. Card makers welcome to join us. Open to individuals 16 years of age and older. 
 

Friday May 4, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday May 5, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Sunday May 6, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Friends of BFL Sunday Program: Crabgrass Bluegrass Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Friends of BFL Sunday Program:  Crabgrass Bluegrass, Bluegrass Band

This program is hosted by the Friends of the Brooks Free Library. Light refreshments will be served. 

Monday May 7, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

Tuesday May 8, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book01 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joanne Clingan   508-430-7562   jclingan@clamsnet.org
   

This group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m. This month's selection is TBD. Discussion with TBD. New members are always welcome and copies of this month's selection are available for check-out at the Circulation Desk. 
 

    

 

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Evening Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jack Sheedy     jsheedy@clamsnet.org
   

This group is a venue for local writers to meet other local writers, to discuss their work, to read from their work, to provide and receive healthy feedback, and to learn and benefit from the experience. Group led by Brooks Free Library Senior Library Technician and author/freelance writer Jack Sheedy.

    Location: 1st floor near DVDs
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Wednesday May 9, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7pm.

Friday May 11, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday May 12, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   
Device Advice offers walk-ins the chance to sit down with a librarian to answer basic questions about their personal device. Each meeting is 5-15 minutes long and is open to any type of device. Questions that can be answered during this time typically range from a device overview to creating a new email account. Device Advice is perfect for individuals who wish to learn how to use ebooks and other electronic resources from the library. Device Advice does not cover fixing manufacturer errors, or removing malware from devices. No registration required.
 
Monday May 14, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

Wednesday May 16, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Thursday May 17, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Friends of Brooks Free Library Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monthly Board meeting of the Friends of Brooks Free Library. Open to members of the public interested in what the group does for the library. New members are always welcome!

Friday May 18, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Greatest Generation Meets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   

“The Greatest Generation Meets” is a monthly book group that meets on the third Friday of the month from 1:00-2:00 in the Thornton Room at the Brooks Free Library. “The Greatest Generation” is a term coined by Tom Brokaw that pays tribute to the men and women who served our country, both overseas and at home, during World War II. If you are a member of this generation, or are interested in this period of history, join our discussion and share your ideas and experiences.

This month's selection is TBD.  Pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk. Harwich residents needing transportation should call the Council on Aging van at (508) 241-1566 by 11am the day before each Friday to make a reservation.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Monday May 21, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

Tuesday May 22, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM 4th Tuesday Book Klatch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Suzanne Martell   508-430-7562 x4   smartell@clamsnet.org
   

A casual social gathering for discussing books, enjoying light refreshments, and conversation. Pick up a copy of the month's book at the Circulation Desk. This month's book selection is Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. New members are always welcome.

Friday May 25, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Wednesday May 30, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Friday June 1, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Monday June 4, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

Tuesday June 5, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jennifer Pickett   508-430-7562 X3   jpickett@clamsnet.org
   

The Evening Book Group regularly meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm (date changed this month because of July 4th holiday).  New members are always welcome. Pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk and join us for a lively discussion. Tonight we will be reading TBD .  Discussion with TBD.

Thursday June 7, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Memories in Scrapbooks and Cards Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Wish you had more time to scrapbook or make cards? Join a group of people who are interested in completing scrapbook pages/albums while getting together to share experiences. We will meet monthly to provide an opportunity to learn from each other, get advice on and share tools, techniques, and supplies, and to enjoy sociability while filling your albums with memories. Bring your own materials and photos and join us on the first Thursday of every month at 6PM. If you never scrapped before, bring your photos and scissors and a runner adhesive and we’ll help you get started. Card makers welcome to join us. Open to individuals 16 years of age and older. 
 

Friday June 8, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Monday June 11, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

Tuesday June 12, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book01 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joanne Clingan   508-430-7562   jclingan@clamsnet.org
   

This group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m. This month's selection is TBD. Discussion with TBD. New members are always welcome and copies of this month's selection are available for check-out at the Circulation Desk. 
 

    

 

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Evening Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jack Sheedy     jsheedy@clamsnet.org
   

This group is a venue for local writers to meet other local writers, to discuss their work, to read from their work, to provide and receive healthy feedback, and to learn and benefit from the experience. Group led by Brooks Free Library Senior Library Technician and author/freelance writer Jack Sheedy.

    Location: 1st floor near DVDs
Wednesday June 13, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7pm.

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Friday June 15, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Greatest Generation Meets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   

“The Greatest Generation Meets” is a monthly book group that meets on the third Friday of the month from 1:00-2:00 in the Thornton Room at the Brooks Free Library. “The Greatest Generation” is a term coined by Tom Brokaw that pays tribute to the men and women who served our country, both overseas and at home, during World War II. If you are a member of this generation, or are interested in this period of history, join our discussion and share your ideas and experiences.

This month's selection is TBD.  Pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk. Harwich residents needing transportation should call the Council on Aging van at (508) 241-1566 by 11am the day before each Friday to make a reservation.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Monday June 18, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

Thursday June 21, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Friends of Brooks Free Library Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monthly Board meeting of the Friends of Brooks Free Library. Open to members of the public interested in what the group does for the library. New members are always welcome!

Friday June 22, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Monday June 25, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

Tuesday June 26, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM 4th Tuesday Book Klatch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Suzanne Martell   508-430-7562 x4   smartell@clamsnet.org
   

A casual social gathering for discussing books, enjoying light refreshments, and conversation. Pick up a copy of the month's book at the Circulation Desk. This month's book selection is Girl Who Wrote in Silk by Kelli Estes. New members are always welcome.

Friday June 29, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (508) 430-7562 ext 3   
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Tuesday July 24, 2018 Go To Top
food_meal 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM 4th Tuesday Book Klatch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Suzanne   Martell   smartell@clamsnet.org
   

A casual social gathering for discussing books, enjoying light refreshments, and conversation. Pick up a copy of the month's book at the Circulation Desk. This month bring your favorite books. New members are always welcome.

 

Tuesday August 28, 2018 Go To Top
food_meal 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM 4th Tuesday Book Klatch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Suzanne   Martell   smartell@clamsnet.org
   

A casual social gathering for discussing books, enjoying light refreshments, and conversation. Pick up a copy of the month's book at the Circulation Desk. This month's book selection is Fatal Grace by Louise Penny. New members are always welcome.

 

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