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Friday January 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM 3rd and 4th Grade Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Are you in 3rd or 4th grade and love sharing books with friends? Join our book club. Be sure to come to the library before each month's meeting to pick up the special book we're reading. 

Friday, December 16  Norton Juster's classic Phantom Tollbooth

Friday, January 20   E.L. Konigsburg's novel From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

Friday, February 17  Loree Griffin Burns's nonfiction book The Hive Detective: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe

    Location: Children's Room
Saturday January 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM La hora de cuentos en espanol Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs and fingerplays in Spanish. Niños y sus cuidadores están invitados a una sesión de cuentos, canciones y juegos con los dedos en español. For babies to 5 years old and caregivers.

 

Monday January 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Science Explorers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

This monthly program is for children between the ages of 6-12. Come experiment and learn about different types of science. Bring your brain! You'll need it for this exploration into life, the universe, and everything. 

    Location: Magoun Room
Tuesday January 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Baby Lapsit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Babies (age 0-24 months) can join us each week with their parents and caregivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes, and gentle movement activities.

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
lib_book_quill 10:00 AM Lifewriting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Lifewriting with Mary Muir: a six week series

Tuesdays January 10, 17, 24, 31 & February 7 & 14 at 10:00 a.m.

Through conversation and writing, the group will share memories of the experiences that make us who we are, tell stories from their lives, and connect with others through shared expression. 

Participants will be guided through easy to follow exercises to capture in words and images the threads that connect us to one another.  No prior writing experience needed --  just a pen and 8x10 journal or notebook.  Everyone we meet has a story to tell. All that is required is a willingness to come, connect, have fun and capture what is in your heart.  This a great way to meet new friends! 

Space is limited so please register for these series at the Information Desk at (781) 395-7950. 

Presented by the Friends of the Medford Public Library

 

 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Reading Dog Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Elmo really likes to help young readers gain confidence in their reading. The Medford Library will be hosting five reading times with Elmo every other week. Sign up in the Children's Room for a 15 minute reading time slot, bring your favorite book, and read to Elmo! Elmo is great with kids who have started reading but need a little practice. (First grade on up!) REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
lib_book_quill 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Creative Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Stories, graphic novels, games, snacks, and more! If you love writing, this group is for you. You don't have to attend every meeting, but we'd love it if you did!

    Location: YA Section
Wednesday January 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Family Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

This weekly Wednesday story hour is for children between the ages of 4-6. We will explore new concepts with great books, songs, and craft activities. Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
lib_book3 7:00 PM Writers' Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

The Medford Public Library's Writer’s Workshop will continue at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, December 28 & January 25 & February 22.

The group is always looking for new members so join the group to meet your community's fellow scribblers and get feedback on your work.  If you have questions about the group, please contact David Chia at duuchia@gmail.com.

 

Thursday January 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

This weekly Thursday story time is for children between the ages of 2-3. We will laugh and share great books and songs and have a play time afterward. Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

This bi-weekly Thursday program is for children between the ages of 5-12. We will bring the LEGOs, you just have to show up with your building brain on!

    Location: Magoun Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Unplug Craft Night: Melted Crayon Art Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Sign up required!!!

Have you ever wanted to just melt a bunch of crayons and call it art? Well now you can!We'll be drawing pictures and strategically placing crayons into artwork to melt with a blow dryer.

    Location: Magoun Room
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food_meal 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Foodie Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Does reading Dickens make you hungry?  There are so many meals of roasted hens, mutton chops and puddings!  The new Foodie Book Group will be reading delicious memoirs by chefs, critics, and foodies as well as fiction in which food and thoughts of food play an integral part.

Please join us on the  4th Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM.  The November meeting will be one week early because of Thanksgiving. 

October 27: My Life in France—Julia Child

November 17 (one week early): Yes, Chef—Marcus Samuelsson

December 22: Babettes’s Feast—Isak Dinesen

January 26: Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake—Aimee Bender

February 23: Tender At the Bone—Ruth Reichl

March 23: Gourmet Rhapsody—Muriel Barberry

April 27: The Dinner—Herman Koch

May 25: Fortune Cookie Chronicles—Jennifer 8 Lee

 

Friday January 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Middle School Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Talk about your favorite books with other middle schoolers who loves books as much as you!

December 30: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, by J.K. Rowling

January 27: Book Scavenger, by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman

February 17: Nimona, by Noelle Stevenson

    Location: YA Section
 
lib_book_bunch1 10:00 PM Novel Idea Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Our new librarian-led book club is co-sponsored by the Council on Aging.  We will meet at the Library on the last Friday of the month at 10:00 a.m. starting on January 27.  We will move the Club to the Senior Center in the Spring.

For the first book club on January 27 we will be reading Orphan Train by Christina Kline.  Copies of the book will be available at the library after January 1 or you can borrow a Kindle from the Senior Center.

At the first meeting, the group will pick the books for upcoming sessions so  bring suggestions! 

 

Saturday January 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Family Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Join us for a family story time and/or craft time on SATURDAY! This story time is for children ages 4 and up.

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
misc_quilt 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Mystic Maker Space Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Library Mosaic Workshop

Help us work on our on-going library mosaic

(All ages; no registration required)

 

 

 
rec_dance2 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Dance Caliente: Foxtrot Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Medford Public Library present...

Three Saturdays with Dance Caliente

Keep warm and dance away your cabin fever this winter!

Dance Caliente will present three fun and lively dance lessons for dancers of all levels.  We will be featuring the foxtrot, waltz, and rumba- all very popular dances to know for weddings and special occasions.

Classes run from 2:00-3:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoons.

Foxtrot on January 28

Waltz on February 18

Rumba on March 11

Classes are free and dancers of all ages are invited to attend. Please register at the Information Desk at 781-395-7950 after January 1.

 

Monday January 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Robotics / Maker Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Youth (ages 9-14) are invited to come to the Children's Room to build, learn, and play with the LEGO Mindstorm Robot or create and invent with our other tech kits. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

    Location: Magoun Room
Tuesday January 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Baby Lapsit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Babies (age 0-24 months) can join us each week with their parents and caregivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes, and gentle movement activities.

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
lib_book_quill 10:00 AM Lifewriting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Lifewriting with Mary Muir: a six week series

Tuesdays January 10, 17, 24, 31 & February 7 & 14 at 10:00 a.m.

Through conversation and writing, the group will share memories of the experiences that make us who we are, tell stories from their lives, and connect with others through shared expression. 

Participants will be guided through easy to follow exercises to capture in words and images the threads that connect us to one another.  No prior writing experience needed --  just a pen and 8x10 journal or notebook.  Everyone we meet has a story to tell. All that is required is a willingness to come, connect, have fun and capture what is in your heart.  This a great way to meet new friends! 

Space is limited so please register for these series at the Information Desk at (781) 395-7950. 

Presented by the Friends of the Medford Public Library

 

 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Crafternoons Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Dec 5: Magnetic Bookmarks

Dec 14: Duct Tape Crafts

Dec 23: Fusion beads

Jan 6: Fusion Beads

Jan 9: Paperweights

Jan 18: Book Upcycling

Jan 31: CD Art

Feb 10: Fusion Beads

Feb 13: Valentine's/Anti-Valentine's Day Crafts

Feb 22: Decorativ Yarn Balls

 

    Location: YA Section
Wednesday February 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Family Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

This weekly Wednesday story hour is for children between the ages of 4-6. We will explore new concepts with great books, songs, and craft activities. Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Family Board Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Bring your favorite games to the library and play with family and friends. ALL AGES.

    Location: Magoun Room
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misc_bingo 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult Board Games Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Gamers of all levels are invited to drop in.  Bring a friend, your favorite game, and a sense of fun.

Thursday February 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

This weekly Thursday story time is for children between the ages of 2-3. We will laugh and share great books and songs and have a play time afterward. Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Art Smart Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

This bi-weekly Thursday program is for children between the ages of 6-12. We will explore, create, design, and play with different types of arts and crafts. Bring your imagination and be prepared for some... messy... fun!

    Location: Magoun Room
Saturday February 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Family Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Join us for a family story time and/or craft time on SATURDAY! This story time is for children ages 4 and up.

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
misc_treasurechest 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Mystic Maker Space Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Jewelry Workshop    

(Ages 12+; registration required)

 

 

 

Monday February 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Monday Morning Mysteries Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Everyone loves a Mystery!  For the first year of this new book group we will be reading mysteries with international settings.  We will meet on the first Monday of the month from October to May at 10:00 a.m.  Books will be available September 1.  Please register and pick up your book at the Information Desk. 

October 3: The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

November 7: The Shape of Water by Andrea Camilleri

December 5: Three Bags Full by Leonie Swann

January 2: The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith

February 6: Death of a Nationalist by Rebecca Pawel

March 6: The Case of the Missing Servant by Tarquin Hall

April 3: Murder in the Marais by Cara Black

May 1: Still Life by Louise Penny

 

 
rec_scissors&glue 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Mystic Maker Space Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Open Making and Drop-in Decoupaging Picture Frames Craft

(Ages 16+; no registration required)

 

Tuesday February 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Baby Lapsit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Babies (age 0-24 months) can join us each week with their parents and caregivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes, and gentle movement activities.

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
lib_book_quill 10:00 AM Lifewriting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Lifewriting with Mary Muir: a six week series

Tuesdays January 10, 17, 24, 31 & February 7 & 14 at 10:00 a.m.

Through conversation and writing, the group will share memories of the experiences that make us who we are, tell stories from their lives, and connect with others through shared expression. 

Participants will be guided through easy to follow exercises to capture in words and images the threads that connect us to one another.  No prior writing experience needed --  just a pen and 8x10 journal or notebook.  Everyone we meet has a story to tell. All that is required is a willingness to come, connect, have fun and capture what is in your heart.  This a great way to meet new friends! 

Space is limited so please register for these series at the Information Desk at (781) 395-7950. 

Presented by the Friends of the Medford Public Library

 

 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Reading Dog Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Elmo really likes to help young readers gain confidence in their reading. The Medford Library will be hosting five reading times with Elmo every other week. Sign up in the Children's Room for a 15 minute reading time slot, bring your favorite book, and read to Elmo! Elmo is great with kids who have started reading but need a little practice. (First grade on up!) REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
misc_thread 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Mystic Maker Space Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Sewing workshop

(Ages 16+; registration required)

 

 

 
lib_book_quill 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Creative Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Stories, graphic novels, games, snacks, and more! If you love writing, this group is for you. You don't have to attend every meeting, but we'd love it if you did!

    Location: YA Section
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Wednesday February 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Family Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

This weekly Wednesday story hour is for children between the ages of 4-6. We will explore new concepts with great books, songs, and craft activities. Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

    Location: Children's Story Room
Thursday February 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

This weekly Thursday story time is for children between the ages of 2-3. We will laugh and share great books and songs and have a play time afterward. Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

This bi-weekly Thursday program is for children between the ages of 5-12. We will bring the LEGOs, you just have to show up with your building brain on!

    Location: Magoun Room
 
food_fortunecookie 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Chinese New Year celebration Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Celebrate the New Year with the Chinese Cultural Connection. Celebrate with a craft and food and family fun for ALL ages.

    Location: Magoun Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Unplug Craft Night: String Art Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Sign up required!!!

Learn how to make an artistic design using canvas, pins, and string!

    Location: YA Section
 
food_teapot.GIF 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Teat Tasting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

The Friends of the Medford Public Library present:

Tea Tasting with Hillel Bromberg

Explore the world in a cup of tea!

Tea can be sweet, rich, buttery, and citrusy. It can wake you up and calm you down.  Come spend some time getting to know tea’s delightful flavors and aromas,  You’ll learn how to steep tea for best flavor and sample several varieties, such as a delicate white, smooth oolong, refreshing green, malty black, and a surprise.  

Friday February 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Crafternoons Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Dec 5: Magnetic Bookmarks

Dec 14: Duct Tape Crafts

Dec 23: Fusion beads

Jan 6: Fusion Beads

Jan 9: Paperweights

Jan 18: Book Upcycling

Jan 31: CD Art

Feb 10: Fusion Beads

Feb 13: Valentine's/Anti-Valentine's Day Crafts

Feb 22: Decorativ Yarn Balls

 

    Location: YA Section
 
food_coffeecup 10:00 PM Coffee and Books Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Director Barbara Kerr presents this monthly review of new books.  We take a look at fiction and non-fiction.  It’s a fun hour of good company and talk.

No registration isrequired—just stop by!

This fall we will be meeting on the second Friday of the month on December 9, January 13, February 10.  If the weather is bad, call before you come out! 

 

Saturday February 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM La hora de cuentos en espanol Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs and fingerplays in Spanish. Niños y sus cuidadores están invitados a una sesión de cuentos, canciones y juegos con los dedos en español. For babies to 5 years old and caregivers.

 

Monday February 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Crafternoons Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Dec 5: Magnetic Bookmarks

Dec 14: Duct Tape Crafts

Dec 23: Fusion beads

Jan 6: Fusion Beads

Jan 9: Paperweights

Jan 18: Book Upcycling

Jan 31: CD Art

Feb 10: Fusion Beads

Feb 13: Valentine's/Anti-Valentine's Day Crafts

Feb 22: Decorativ Yarn Balls

 

    Location: YA Section
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Science Explorers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

This monthly program is for children between the ages of 6-12. Come experiment and learn about different types of science. Bring your brain! You'll need it for this exploration into life, the universe, and everything. 

    Location: Magoun Room
 
nat_flower01 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Mystic Maker Space Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Paper Flower Folding and Chocolate Flower Craft

(Ages 12+; registration required)

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Tuesday February 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Baby Lapsit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Babies (age 0-24 months) can join us each week with their parents and caregivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes, and gentle movement activities.

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
lib_book_quill 10:00 AM Lifewriting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Lifewriting with Mary Muir: a six week series

Tuesdays January 10, 17, 24, 31 & February 7 & 14 at 10:00 a.m.

Through conversation and writing, the group will share memories of the experiences that make us who we are, tell stories from their lives, and connect with others through shared expression. 

Participants will be guided through easy to follow exercises to capture in words and images the threads that connect us to one another.  No prior writing experience needed --  just a pen and 8x10 journal or notebook.  Everyone we meet has a story to tell. All that is required is a willingness to come, connect, have fun and capture what is in your heart.  This a great way to meet new friends! 

Space is limited so please register for these series at the Information Desk at (781) 395-7950. 

Presented by the Friends of the Medford Public Library

 

 
lib_bookpurple 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Tuesday Night Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

The group meets at 7:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month from October to May.

October 11: Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland

November 8: Gray Mountain by John Grisham

December 13: Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown

January 10: to be announced

February 14: to be announced

March 14: to be announced

April 11: Miller’s Valley by Anna Quindlen

May 9: to be announced

 

Wednesday February 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Family Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

This weekly Wednesday story hour is for children between the ages of 4-6. We will explore new concepts with great books, songs, and craft activities. Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
misc_bingo 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult Board Games Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Gamers of all levels are invited to drop in.  Bring a friend, your favorite game, and a sense of fun.

 
lib_book3 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Great American Novelists Series: Mark Twain, Henry James, and Edith Wharton Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Great American Novelists Series: Mark Twain, Henry James, and Edith Wharton (at MHSM)

Faciliator: David Fedo

The coming year’s readings will focus on three of America’s greatest writers of fiction, all of whom overlapped the 19th and 20th centuries, but whose influence still has an impact on today’s literary scene.

The group will meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:00PM.  In October, the group will meet at the Library.  All other meetings will be at the Medford Historical Society and Museum at 10 Governors Ave.

October 19: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876)

November 16: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884)

December 14: Life on the Mississippi (1883)

January 18: The American (1877)

February 15: Washington Square (1881)

March 15: The House of Mirth (1905)

April 19: The Age of Innocence (1920)

May 17: Ethan Frome

Thursday February 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Toddler Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

This weekly Thursday story time is for children between the ages of 2-3. We will laugh and share great books and songs and have a play time afterward. Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Art Smart Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

This bi-weekly Thursday program is for children between the ages of 6-12. We will explore, create, design, and play with different types of arts and crafts. Bring your imagination and be prepared for some... messy... fun!

    Location: Magoun Room
 
rec_knitting 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Knit Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Make time to knit this season!

Join new and experienced knitters for an evening of knitting, socializing, and sharing tips and techniques.

All levels of knitters are welcome.  Please bring your own project to work on.  We will meet from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. one Thursday per monthin the Young Adult Department.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday February 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM 3rd and 4th Grade Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Are you in 3rd or 4th grade and love sharing books with friends? Join our book club. Be sure to come to the library before each month's meeting to pick up the special book we're reading. 

Friday, December 16  Norton Juster's classic Phantom Tollbooth

Friday, January 20   E.L. Konigsburg's novel From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

Friday, February 17  Loree Griffin Burns's nonfiction book The Hive Detective: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe

    Location: Children's Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Middle School Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Talk about your favorite books with other middle schoolers who loves books as much as you!

December 30: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, by J.K. Rowling

January 27: Book Scavenger, by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman

February 17: Nimona, by Noelle Stevenson

    Location: YA Section
Saturday February 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Family Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Join us for a family story time and/or craft time on SATURDAY! This story time is for children ages 4 and up.

    Location: Children's Story Room
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rec_dance2 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Dance Caliente: Waltz Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

The Friends of the Medford Public Library present...

Three Saturdays with Dance Caliente

Keep warm and dance away your cabin fever this winter!

Dance Caliente will present three fun and lively dance lessons for dancers of all levels.  We will be featuring the foxtrot, waltz, and rumba- all very popular dances to know for weddings and special occasions.

Classes run from 2:00-3:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoons.

Foxtrot on January 28

Waltz on February 18

Rumba on March 11

Classes are free and dancers of all ages are invited to attend. Please register at the Information Desk at 781-395-7950 after January 1.

 

Tuesday February 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Baby Lapsit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Babies (age 0-24 months) can join us each week with their parents and caregivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes, and gentle movement activities.

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
misc_scissors 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Teens: Project Bookway Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Help us transform recycled books into an outfit we'll display at the library!

December Winter Break dates:
   Tuesday, December 27, 1-3pm
   Wednesday, December 28, 11am-1pm

February Winter Break dates:
   Tuesday, February 21, 1-3pm
   Wednesday, February 22, 11am-1pm
 

    Location: YA Section
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Kids' Drama Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Be part of our Living Color Book and learn fun ways to act a book out, change endings, and put together your own show! Ages 6-10. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

    Location: Magoun Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Reading Dog Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Elmo really likes to help young readers gain confidence in their reading. The Medford Library will be hosting five reading times with Elmo every other week. Sign up in the Children's Room for a 15 minute reading time slot, bring your favorite book, and read to Elmo! Elmo is great with kids who have started reading but need a little practice. (First grade on up!) REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
elect_e_reader.GIF 6:30 PM Digital Photography with your Smart Phone Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

The Friends of the Medford Public Library and the Mystic Makerspace present:

Digital Photography with your Smart Phone: a workshop with Robert Michelson

In this workshop you will be introduced tocamera applications, controls and functions as well as photo composition.  Participants will learn how to capture, download, back-up and share photos.

This workshop is for ages 16+. Bring your Smart Phone.  Please register at the Information Desk after January 1.

 

 
lib_book_quill 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Creative Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Stories, graphic novels, games, snacks, and more! If you love writing, this group is for you. You don't have to attend every meeting, but we'd love it if you did!

    Location: YA Section
Wednesday February 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Project Runway: Unusual Object Costume Design Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Do you have the skills to be a clothing designer? Are you creative? Can you use ANYTHING to make awesome outfits? Come try out your designer skills at the library!

    Location: Magoun Room
 
misc_scissors 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Teens: Project Bookway Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Help us transform recycled books into an outfit we'll display at the library!

December Winter Break dates:
   Tuesday, December 27, 1-3pm
   Wednesday, December 28, 11am-1pm

February Winter Break dates:
   Tuesday, February 21, 1-3pm
   Wednesday, February 22, 11am-1pm

    Location: YA Section
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Family Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

This weekly Wednesday story hour is for children between the ages of 4-6. We will explore new concepts with great books, songs, and craft activities. Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Crafternoons Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Dec 5: Magnetic Bookmarks

Dec 14: Duct Tape Crafts

Dec 23: Fusion beads

Jan 6: Fusion Beads

Jan 9: Paperweights

Jan 18: Book Upcycling

Jan 31: CD Art

Feb 10: Fusion Beads

Feb 13: Valentine's/Anti-Valentine's Day Crafts

Feb 22: Decorative Yarn Balls

 

    Location: YA Section
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Crafternoons Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Dec 5: Magnetic Bookmarks

Dec 14: Duct Tape Crafts

Dec 23: Fusion beads

Jan 6: Fusion Beads

Jan 9: Paperweights

Jan 18: Book Upcycling

Jan 31: CD Art

Feb 10: Fusion Beads

Feb 13: Valentine's/Anti-Valentine's Day Crafts

Feb 22: Decorative Yarn Balls

 

    Location: YA Section
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lib_book3 7:00 PM Writers' Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

The Medford Public Library's Writer’s Workshop will continue at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, December 28 & January 25 & February 22.

The group is always looking for new members so join the group to meet your community's fellow scribblers and get feedback on your work.  If you have questions about the group, please contact David Chia at duuchia@gmail.com.

 

Thursday February 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Singalong Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Have lots of fun and enjoy singing, clapping, and action with your baby and toddler! Singalongs are for parents and their children from birth to 36 months.

    Location: Magoun Room
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

This bi-weekly Thursday program is for children between the ages of 5-12. We will bring the LEGOs, you just have to show up with your building brain on!

    Location: Magoun Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Unplug Craft Night: Emoji Felt Pillows Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Sign up required!!!

Make a no sew emoji gelt pillow!

    Location: YA Section
 
food_meal 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Foodie Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Does reading Dickens make you hungry?  There are so many meals of roasted hens, mutton chops and puddings!  The new Foodie Book Group will be reading delicious memoirs by chefs, critics, and foodies as well as fiction in which food and thoughts of food play an integral part.

Please join us on the  4th Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM.  The November meeting will be one week early because of Thanksgiving. 

October 27: My Life in France—Julia Child

November 17 (one week early): Yes, Chef—Marcus Samuelsson

December 22: Babettes’s Feast—Isak Dinesen

January 26: Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake—Aimee Bender

February 23: Tender At the Bone—Ruth Reichl

March 23: Gourmet Rhapsody—Muriel Barberry

April 27: The Dinner—Herman Koch

May 25: Fortune Cookie Chronicles—Jennifer 8 Lee

 

Friday February 24, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Stuffed Animal Sleepover Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Sometimes your animals just need a vacation! Join us for a quick storytime and craft as you drop off your stuffed animal in the Children's Room for a sleepover and then pick him/her up the next day.

    Location: Children's Story Room
Saturday February 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Family Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Join us for a family story time and/or craft time on SATURDAY! This story time is for children ages 4 and up.

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
lib_bookshelf 11:00 PM  -  11:30 PM Teen Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Join us as we talk about teen books! Snacks provided =)

December 17: More Happy Than Not, by Adam Silvera

January 14: Gotham Academy Volume 1, by Becky Cloonan

February 25: The Testing, by Joelle Charbonneau

 

    Location: YA Section
Monday February 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Robotics / Maker Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Youth (ages 9-14) are invited to come to the Children's Room to build, learn, and play with the LEGO Mindstorm Robot or create and invent with our other tech kits. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

    Location: Magoun Room
Tuesday February 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Baby Lapsit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Babies (age 0-24 months) can join us each week with their parents and caregivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes, and gentle movement activities.

    Location: Children's Story Room
 
ent_masks_color 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mardi Gras Mask Making Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   ssednek@minlib.net
   

Mardi Gras is celebrated in many countries - even our own! Learn about this cultural celebration and make your own carnival mask and/or hat!

    Location: Children's Room
Monday March 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Monday Morning Mysteries Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Everyone loves a Mystery!  For the first year of this new book group we will be reading mysteries with international settings.  We will meet on the first Monday of the month from October to May at 10:00 a.m.  Books will be available September 1.  Please register and pick up your book at the Information Desk. 

October 3: The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

November 7: The Shape of Water by Andrea Camilleri

December 5: Three Bags Full by Leonie Swann

January 2: The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith

February 6: Death of a Nationalist by Rebecca Pawel

March 6: The Case of the Missing Servant by Tarquin Hall

April 3: Murder in the Marais by Cara Black

May 1: Still Life by Louise Penny

 

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Saturday March 11, 2017 Go To Top
rec_dance2 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Dance Caliente: Rumba Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

The Friends of the Medford Public Library present...

Three Saturdays with Dance Caliente

Keep warm and dance away your cabin fever this winter!

Dance Caliente will present three fun and lively dance lessons for dancers of all levels.  We will be featuring the foxtrot, waltz, and rumba- all very popular dances to know for weddings and special occasions.

Classes run from 2:00-3:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoons.

Foxtrot on January 28

Waltz on February 18

Rumba on March 11

Classes are free and dancers of all ages are invited to attend. Please register at the Information Desk at 781-395-7950 after January 1.

 

Tuesday March 14, 2017 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Tuesday Night Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

The group meets at 7:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month from October to May.

October 11: Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland

November 8: Gray Mountain by John Grisham

December 13: Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown

January 10: to be announced

February 14: to be announced

March 14: to be announced

April 11: Miller’s Valley by Anna Quindlen

May 9: to be announced

 

Wednesday March 15, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Great American Novelists Series: Mark Twain, Henry James, and Edith Wharton Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Great American Novelists Series: Mark Twain, Henry James, and Edith Wharton (at MHSM)

Faciliator: David Fedo

The coming year’s readings will focus on three of America’s greatest writers of fiction, all of whom overlapped the 19th and 20th centuries, but whose influence still has an impact on today’s literary scene.

The group will meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:00PM.  In October, the group will meet at the Library.  All other meetings will be at the Medford Historical Society and Museum at 10 Governors Ave.

October 19: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876)

November 16: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884)

December 14: Life on the Mississippi (1883)

January 18: The American (1877)

February 15: Washington Square (1881)

March 15: The House of Mirth (1905)

April 19: The Age of Innocence (1920)

May 17: Ethan Frome

Thursday March 23, 2017 Go To Top
food_meal 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Foodie Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Does reading Dickens make you hungry?  There are so many meals of roasted hens, mutton chops and puddings!  The new Foodie Book Group will be reading delicious memoirs by chefs, critics, and foodies as well as fiction in which food and thoughts of food play an integral part.

Please join us on the  4th Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM.  The November meeting will be one week early because of Thanksgiving. 

October 27: My Life in France—Julia Child

November 17 (one week early): Yes, Chef—Marcus Samuelsson

December 22: Babettes’s Feast—Isak Dinesen

January 26: Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake—Aimee Bender

February 23: Tender At the Bone—Ruth Reichl

March 23: Gourmet Rhapsody—Muriel Barberry

April 27: The Dinner—Herman Koch

May 25: Fortune Cookie Chronicles—Jennifer 8 Lee

 

Monday April 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Monday Morning Mysteries Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Everyone loves a Mystery!  For the first year of this new book group we will be reading mysteries with international settings.  We will meet on the first Monday of the month from October to May at 10:00 a.m.  Books will be available September 1.  Please register and pick up your book at the Information Desk. 

October 3: The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

November 7: The Shape of Water by Andrea Camilleri

December 5: Three Bags Full by Leonie Swann

January 2: The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith

February 6: Death of a Nationalist by Rebecca Pawel

March 6: The Case of the Missing Servant by Tarquin Hall

April 3: Murder in the Marais by Cara Black

May 1: Still Life by Louise Penny

 

Tuesday April 11, 2017 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Tuesday Night Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

The group meets at 7:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month from October to May.

October 11: Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland

November 8: Gray Mountain by John Grisham

December 13: Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown

January 10: to be announced

February 14: to be announced

March 14: to be announced

April 11: Miller’s Valley by Anna Quindlen

May 9: to be announced

 

Wednesday April 19, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Great American Novelists Series: Mark Twain, Henry James, and Edith Wharton Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Great American Novelists Series: Mark Twain, Henry James, and Edith Wharton (at MHSM)

Faciliator: David Fedo

The coming year’s readings will focus on three of America’s greatest writers of fiction, all of whom overlapped the 19th and 20th centuries, but whose influence still has an impact on today’s literary scene.

The group will meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:00PM.  In October, the group will meet at the Library.  All other meetings will be at the Medford Historical Society and Museum at 10 Governors Ave.

October 19: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876)

November 16: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884)

December 14: Life on the Mississippi (1883)

January 18: The American (1877)

February 15: Washington Square (1881)

March 15: The House of Mirth (1905)

April 19: The Age of Innocence (1920)

May 17: Ethan Frome

Thursday April 27, 2017 Go To Top
food_meal 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Foodie Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Does reading Dickens make you hungry?  There are so many meals of roasted hens, mutton chops and puddings!  The new Foodie Book Group will be reading delicious memoirs by chefs, critics, and foodies as well as fiction in which food and thoughts of food play an integral part.

Please join us on the  4th Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM.  The November meeting will be one week early because of Thanksgiving. 

October 27: My Life in France—Julia Child

November 17 (one week early): Yes, Chef—Marcus Samuelsson

December 22: Babettes’s Feast—Isak Dinesen

January 26: Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake—Aimee Bender

February 23: Tender At the Bone—Ruth Reichl

March 23: Gourmet Rhapsody—Muriel Barberry

April 27: The Dinner—Herman Koch

May 25: Fortune Cookie Chronicles—Jennifer 8 Lee

 

Monday May 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Monday Morning Mysteries Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Everyone loves a Mystery!  For the first year of this new book group we will be reading mysteries with international settings.  We will meet on the first Monday of the month from October to May at 10:00 a.m.  Books will be available September 1.  Please register and pick up your book at the Information Desk. 

October 3: The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

November 7: The Shape of Water by Andrea Camilleri

December 5: Three Bags Full by Leonie Swann

January 2: The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith

February 6: Death of a Nationalist by Rebecca Pawel

March 6: The Case of the Missing Servant by Tarquin Hall

April 3: Murder in the Marais by Cara Black

May 1: Still Life by Louise Penny

 

Tuesday May 9, 2017 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Tuesday Night Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

The group meets at 7:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month from October to May.

October 11: Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland

November 8: Gray Mountain by John Grisham

December 13: Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown

January 10: to be announced

February 14: to be announced

March 14: to be announced

April 11: Miller’s Valley by Anna Quindlen

May 9: to be announced

 

Wednesday May 17, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Great American Novelists Series: Mark Twain, Henry James, and Edith Wharton Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Great American Novelists Series: Mark Twain, Henry James, and Edith Wharton (at MHSM)

Faciliator: David Fedo

The coming year’s readings will focus on three of America’s greatest writers of fiction, all of whom overlapped the 19th and 20th centuries, but whose influence still has an impact on today’s literary scene.

The group will meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:00PM.  In October, the group will meet at the Library.  All other meetings will be at the Medford Historical Society and Museum at 10 Governors Ave.

October 19: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876)

November 16: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884)

December 14: Life on the Mississippi (1883)

January 18: The American (1877)

February 15: Washington Square (1881)

March 15: The House of Mirth (1905)

April 19: The Age of Innocence (1920)

May 17: Ethan Frome

Thursday May 25, 2017 Go To Top
food_meal 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Foodie Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Does reading Dickens make you hungry?  There are so many meals of roasted hens, mutton chops and puddings!  The new Foodie Book Group will be reading delicious memoirs by chefs, critics, and foodies as well as fiction in which food and thoughts of food play an integral part.

Please join us on the  4th Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM.  The November meeting will be one week early because of Thanksgiving. 

October 27: My Life in France—Julia Child

November 17 (one week early): Yes, Chef—Marcus Samuelsson

December 22: Babettes’s Feast—Isak Dinesen

January 26: Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake—Aimee Bender

February 23: Tender At the Bone—Ruth Reichl

March 23: Gourmet Rhapsody—Muriel Barberry

April 27: The Dinner—Herman Koch

May 25: Fortune Cookie Chronicles—Jennifer 8 Lee

 

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