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Saturday July 26, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Heaven is for Real, Movie Screening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1394   romcgrath@minlib.net
   

Heaven is for Real The true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. Colton claims to have visited Heaven during a near death experience. He recounts the details of his amazing journey with childlike innocence and speaks matter-of-factly about things that happened before his birth. Runtime 100 min. PG. Enjoy light refreshments provided by the library.                            

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday July 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM iPad level 3 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

iPad Level 3
This class is for patrons looking to master their iPad. Topics include: Facetime, Copy and Paste, Email, Safari & Others, Apple ID and iCloud, Contacts, Spotlight Search.
Must Bring Apple ID & Password

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 7 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Chocolate: The Perfect Drug Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Program_Chocolate_Mike_Cross.Learn which chemicals elicit biochemical reactions in the human brain, making chocolate the perfect drug. Mike Cross, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Northern Essex Community College (NECC), will teach you how to taste chocolate for quality and how to eat it, too! This presentation is made possible through the NECC Speakers Bureau. Info at: www.necc.mass.edu.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday July 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM eBooks on the Road Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

eBooks on the Road
With over 30,000+ titles, the library has something for everyone. Bring your Kindle, iPad, iPhone, or Droid Tablet and learn how!
Must Bring Device ID & Password & Library Card and Pin #

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM 3D Design for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

3D Design for Adults
Learn how to design 3D objects using design software and print them on the 3D printer. By designing simple objects and printing them, you'll get a basic understanding of the tools both for design and 3D printing.

    Location: Computer Center
   
Thursday July 31, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Catherine Halpin   617-796-1380   bookclub@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

The book for discussion at the July meeting is: The Lost City of Z : a Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann

Step out of a “reading rut,” and be introduced to a variety of works and new people! The club will meet monthly to read a mixture of fiction and non-fiction, across genres and varying topics.

The purpose of this group is to have fun and enjoy the company of others who appreciate reading and sharing ideas. No RSVP is needed. All are welcome.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Tuesday August 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM iPad level 1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

iPad level 1
This class is for beginners. We cover very basic functions of the iPad. Starting with identifying all the buttons and learning terminology. The objective is to make new iPad user more comfortable their device.
Must Bring Apple ID & Password

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Vicki McKenna Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

McKenna_Vicki_Art_Main_Hall.jAs a geologist, the artist recognizes that rocks have a history and tell a story if you know how to read it. Weathering over the years highlights strengths, exposes weaknesses, creates texture and mutes color. The same is true with buildings and old structures. Northeast Bedrock will be on view from August 2-28. The public is welcome to attend the opening reception for this Main Hall art show. Refreshments will be served

    Location: Gallery
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited.  The group is for serious writers pursuing publication. Each month two members submit a 15-25 page draft from a short story or novel to be read and critiqued by the class. Info contact: Castellano Turner, Ph.D at castellano.turner977@gmail.com.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday August 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM iPad level 2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This session is for learners who have learned the basics covered in iPad 1and want to learn about: Installing Apps, Deleting Apps, Making Folders, Multi-tasking Gestures and Photo and Video.
Must Bring Apple ID & Password

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM Get S.T.E.A.M.-y Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    617-796-1380   steamail@minlib.net
   

mona lisaJoin us for the third meeting of our "Get S.T.E.A.M.-y" Summer Book Group. The group will meet three times over the summer to discuss books with themes related to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics.  The group will be discussing Vanished smile: the mysterious theft of Mona Lisa by R.A. Scotti. Registration not required.  Ages 17 and older welcome.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Thursday August 7, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM Tech Time A Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Tech Time: How Do I Do That?
Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. We teach and inform, we don’t repair.
Our sessions are for For Educational and Informational help only.
A request we can’t help with: “My computer is broken. Fix it.”
A request we can help with: “What could I do to make my computer faster?”

    The registration period has not begun.
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misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Tech Time B Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Tech Time: How Do I Do That?
Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. We teach and inform, we don’t repair.
Our sessions are for For Educational and Informational help only.
A request we can’t help with: “My computer is broken. Fix it.”
A request we can help with: “What could I do to make my computer faster?”

    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Tech Time C Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Tech Time: How Do I Do That?
Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. We teach and inform, we don’t repair.
Our sessions are for For Educational and Informational help only.
A request we can’t help with: “My computer is broken. Fix it.”
A request we can help with: “What could I do to make my computer faster?”

    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Tech Time D Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Tech Time: How Do I Do That?
Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. We teach and inform, we don’t repair.
Our sessions are for For Educational and Informational help only.
A request we can’t help with: “My computer is broken. Fix it.”
A request we can help with: “What could I do to make my computer faster?”

    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM The Hobbit - the Desolation of Smaug movie screening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1394   romcgrath@minlib.net
   

The Hobbit - the Desolation of SmaugThe second in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien continues the adventure of the title character Bilbo Baggins as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield, on an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor. Runtime 161 min. PG-13. Bring a bagged dinner and enjoy refreshments provided by the library!                                                           

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday August 11, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Stormin' Norman and Suzie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Stormin_Norman_and_Suzy.When they met in the 70s this duo invented an "old-new" style of rock music rooted in early blues, New Orleans and barrelhouse piano. In their 15 years on the road they created and performed over 100 original songs, along with a touch of old time vaudeville, shtick and comedy. Norman and Suzy separated in the late 80s to pursue separate interests in Los Angeles and New York City, but reunite  every year to do a series of concerts for their fans on the east and west coasts. For this concert they will be joined by the gifted blues/jazz guitarist John Gerry Putnam.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday August 12, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:15 PM  -  9:00 PM Great Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Members read and discuss books from the Great Books Foundation (most of which are available at the library). This month they will discuss The Master Builder by Ibsen (not Plato at the Googleplex as previously stated). Info contact: Abra Rosenzweig at 617-964-4064.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday August 13, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Felix Parra Performs on Violin Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Concert_Felix_ParraMark your calendar for this rare opportunity to hear violinist Felix Parra, concertmaster of the Mexico State Symphony Orchestra, perform. He will be joined by Adrian Jojatu, bassoon, and a guest pianist. They will perform works by J. S. Bach, L. Milde, G. P. Telemann and Wineavski.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Thursday August 14, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM POWERPOINT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

An overview of the fundamentals required for creating and modifying basic slide presentations.  Learn how to navigate through a presentation and create, edit, format, view, print and review slide presentations.  To register please call: 508-766-5700 *attendees will be asked to sign up with the Employment and Training Resources to receive the training.

    Location: Computer Center
Saturday August 16, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Winter's Tale - Movie Screening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1394   romcgrath@minlib.net
   

Winter's TaleColin Farrell headlines this romantic drama adapted from the novel by Mark Helprin, centering on the relationship between a thief and a dying woman. Producer-screenwriter Akiva Goldsman makes his feature directorial debut with this Warner Bros. production also starring Russell Crowe, William Hurt, Jessica Brown Findlay, Jennifer Connelly, and Eva Marie Saint. Runtime 129 min. PG-13.                                             

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday August 19, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM iPad Level 3 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This class is for patrons looking to master their iPad. Topics include: Facetime, Copy and Paste, Email, Safari & Others, Apple ID and iCloud, Contacts, Spotlight Search.
Must Bring Apple ID & Password

    Location: Computer Center
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM iPad Level 3-B Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This class is for patrons looking to master their iPad. Topics include: Facetime, Copy and Paste, Email, Safari & Others, Apple ID and iCloud, Contacts, Spotlight Search.
Must Bring Apple ID & Password

    Location: Computer Center
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Green Smoothie Demo and Tasting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Green_SmoothiesJoin Julie Salvato, a self-described vegan foodie, for a live demonstration and tasting on how to create delicious and healthful green smoothies. Learn how to incorporate a green smoothie into your daily routine to receive many wonderful benefits including increased energy and mental clarity, clearer skin, and overall improved health and wellbeing! Space is limited; registration is required and begins on June 24.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
       
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Wednesday August 20, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM iPad Level 4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This session focuses on iCloud, Synching Devices, Photo Stream & iCloud email.
Must Bring Apple ID & Password

    Location: Computer Center
    The registration period has not begun.
Thursday August 21, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Tech Time A Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Tech Time: How Do I Do That?
Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. We teach and inform, we don’t repair.
Our sessions are for For Educational and Informational help only.
A request we can’t help with: “My computer is broken. Fix it.”
A request we can help with: “What could I do to make my computer faster?”

    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Tech Time B Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Tech Time: How Do I Do That?
Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. We teach and inform, we don’t repair.
Our sessions are for For Educational and Informational help only.
A request we can’t help with: “My computer is broken. Fix it.”
A request we can help with: “What could I do to make my computer faster?”

    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Tech Time C Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Tech Time: How Do I Do That?
Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. We teach and inform, we don’t repair.
Our sessions are for For Educational and Informational help only.
A request we can’t help with: “My computer is broken. Fix it.”
A request we can help with: “What could I do to make my computer faster?”

    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Tech Time D Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Tech Time: How Do I Do That?
Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. We teach and inform, we don’t repair.
Our sessions are for For Educational and Informational help only.
A request we can’t help with: “My computer is broken. Fix it.”
A request we can help with: “What could I do to make my computer faster?”

    The registration period has not begun.
Monday August 25, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM STEAM: Commercializing Your Great Ideas Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Wen_Jason.As part of our STEAM program series, Jason Wen, Ph.D., Director of the Office of Technology Transfer and Licensing at Boston College, will give a program on how to commercialize your great ideas. The talk is geared towards individual inventors and will cover topics such as:

  • Patent protection
  • Invention marketing and licensing
  • Starting up your own company
  • Product manufacture and distribution
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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday August 27, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM eBooks on the Road Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

With over 30,000+ titles, the library has something for everyone. Bring your Kindle, iPad, iPhone, or Droid Tablet and learn how!
Must Bring Device ID & Password & Library Card and Pin #

    Location: Computer Center
    The registration period has not begun.
Thursday August 28, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Catherine Halpin   617-796-1380   bookclub@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

The book for discussion in August is: The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde

Step out of a “reading rut,” and be introduced to a variety of works and new people! The club will meet monthly to read a mixture of fiction and non-fiction, across genres and varying topics.

The purpose of this group is to have fun and enjoy the company of others who appreciate reading and sharing ideas. No RSVP is needed. All are welcome.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Tuesday September 2, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited.  The group is for serious writers pursuing publication. Each month two members submit a 15-25 page draft from a short story or novel to be read and critiqued by the class. Info contact: Castellano Turner, Ph.D at castellano.turner977@gmail.com.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday September 3, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Contemporary Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each month the group meets to discuss a selected contemporary book. Info contact: Marilyn Miller at 617-332-4225.

    Location: Room A
Thursday September 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Good Shepherd Community Care Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Good Shepherd Community Care will cosponsor a program. Registration begins at 6:30 pm. The program will start at 7:00 pm. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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Sunday September 7, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM New England Philharmonic Chamber Players Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The New England Philharmonic Chamber Players is a small ensemble of musicians who represent the New England Philharmonic, an orchestra whose mission is to perform the music of living composers in concert with traditional repertoire. Join them for a concert that will include Debussy's Quartet in G minor, Op. 10 (1893), Shostakovich's Quartet No. 1 in C major, Op. 49 (1938) and Prokofiev's Quartet No. 2 in F major, Op. 92 (1941). The members of the group are Lisa Pettipaw, first violin, Brianna Pesce, second violin, Ken Allen, viola, and Jason Coleman, cello.

 
    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday September 8, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Ed's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Ed Loechler, 617-543-8153.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Healthy Aging Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a program on healthy aging. Cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Short Story Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dotty   617-547-3833   
   

Each month the group reads and discusses two short selected stories. Copies of the stories may be picked up from the wall slots located in the Programs and Communications Department off of the second floor Teen Area. The group is led by Dotty Gonson and Frannie Moyer, both of whom taught at Newton South High School. Info contact: Dotty at drgonson@comcast.net or 617-547-3833.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday September 9, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:15 PM  -  9:00 PM Great Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Members usually read and discuss books from the Great Books Foundation (most of which are available at the library). Info contact: Abra Rosenzweig at 617-964-4064.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday September 10, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Employment & Training Resources Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

ETR logoA program for job seekers will be given by a trainer from the Massachusetts Employment Training and Resources. They are also the program cosponsor. Registration is required, space is limited.  Please call the Framingham ETR Career Center at 508 766-5700 to secure a seat.


 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sequences: A Woman's Forum Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is led by Robin Mayer Stein, poet and journalist. Spark your creativity in an inspiring, intergenerational group for women. Read, converse and write in response to poems, essays and personal stories. Meet interesting people while savoring literary treats. Info contact: Robin at 617-965-2178.

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception Newton Art Association Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

L_Christian-Herot_OffSandyBeachThe Newton Art Association’s (NAA) 65th Annual Awards Show will feature original works by more than 75 Association members including paintings, photographs, prints and sculpture. The works will be on view in the first floor Gallery, Main Hall and display cases through September 29. The public is welcomed to attend the opening reception. For more information visit www.newtonartassociation.com. (Image by L. Christian-Herot)

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Genealogy Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The purpose of the club is to share information on records and approaches for starting or extending participants' genealogical research. Novices and experienced researchers are both welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring records and problems from their own research for discussion.  Info contact: Ginny Audet at NewtonGenealogyClub@gmail.com.

    Location: Room A
Saturday September 13, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Singing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Miriam Simen   617-244-6705   
   

The group is for singers of all levels who enjoy singing classical and popular music. Info contact: Miriam Simen at 617-244-6705.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday September 14, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Concert with Ayca Cetin on piano Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ayca Cetin will give a solo piano performance. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday September 15, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM John's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have works in progress. Info contact: John Bell at 617-733-5711.

    Location: Room A
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Writing Your Life With William Novak Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join William Novak and panel of local authors for a program titled Writing Your Life: The Rewards and Challenges of Telling Your Story. The program will focus on the process of writing a family memoir. A Q and A will follow. William Novak has collaborated on the autobiographies of Lee Iacocca and Tip O’Neill, among others, has also co-written a number of memoirs for private individuals and families. Andrew Szanton has worked with Edward Brooke, Ray Flynn and dozens of other fascinating people who have never been famous. Joel Segel has helped tell the stories of oil men, musicians, mathematicians, spiritual leaders and entrepreneurs.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday September 16, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Playwrights Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is for those who have a commitment to writing and/or reading plays. Bring your original manuscript to read and share critiques in a supportive and honest manner. Info contact: Sandra Weintraub at sgweintraub@yahoo.com or 617-332-2990.

    Location: Room A
 
lib_book_pencil 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Poetry Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The poetry series meets once a month from September-November and also February-April. Each month three, prominent, published poets give readings. An open mike follows with a limit of one poem per person. Come early to sign up for the open mike; limited slots are available. The series is facilitated by Doug Holder of Ibbetson Street Press. Info contact: Doug at dougholder@post.harvard.edu.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday September 17, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM African Lit. Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each month the group explores the rich variety of writings from Africa. Info contact: Anne Serafin at 617-527-1072.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Thursday September 18, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM A Search for Salamanders with Brooks Mathewson Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Local ecologist and photographer Brooks Mathewson will give an illustrated lecture. Based on his extensive research he will speak about what red-backed salamanders can tell us about global environmental change as well as the health of local soils and forests. Brooks will also discuss how salamanders are the perfect organisms for getting children involved in meaningful ecological research. The program is cosponsored by Green Decade/Newton and Newton Conservators.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday September 21, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Benjamin Sears and Bradford Conner Sing! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join the singing duo of Benjamin Sears and Bradford Conner for an afternoon concert. They are known as "...our best local archivists of the heritage of old show tunes and popular songs." (Richard Dyer, Boston Globe)

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday September 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Neil Swidey's Trapped Under the Sea Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Author Neil Swidey will speak on his book, Trapped Under the Sea. The book tells the true story of how great things can get done – in this case, the transformation of Boston Harbor from the dirtiest to the cleanest in the nation. But it also explores the deadly consequences when very smart people make very bad decisions, and workers in hard hats are asked to bail them out. The talk will be followed by a book signing with books provided by New England Mobile Book Fair.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday September 24, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Laya's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Laya Steinberg at Lasword@rcn.com.

    Location: Room A
Thursday September 25, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Catherine Halpin   617-796-1380   bookclub@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

Step out of a “reading rut,” and be introduced to a variety of works and new people! The club will meet monthly to read a mixture of fiction and non-fiction, across genres and varying topics.

The purpose of this group is to have fun and enjoy the company of others who appreciate reading and sharing ideas. No RSVP is needed. All are welcome.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Sunday September 28, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Angel Valchinov on violin Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Angel Valchinov, violin, and Deyana Valchinova, piano, for a afternoon of classical music. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday September 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Macbeth Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Classic Repertory Company, New Rep’s educational touring company, will perform a 90-minute adaptation of Macbeth. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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Wednesday October 1, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Laya's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Laya Steinberg at Lasword@rcn.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Contemporary Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each month the group meets to discuss a selected contemporary book. Info contact: Marilyn Miller at 617-332-4225.

    Location: Room A
Thursday October 2, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Laura Segal Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The public is welcome to attend the opening reception for this art show. Refreshments will be served

    Location: Gallery
Sunday October 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Ellipsis Trio Performs an all Ravel Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ellipsis trioJoin Elipsis Trio members Amanda Wang, violin, Patrick Owen, cello, and Konstantinos Papadakis, piano, for an afternoon of classical music.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday October 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Dick Simon Speaks About Iran Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Newton's own, Dick Simon, for an illustrated talk on his recent trip to Iran.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Ed's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Ed Loechler, 617-543-8153.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday October 7, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited.  The group is for serious writers pursuing publication. Each month two members submit a 15-25 page draft from a short story or novel to be read and critiqued by the class. Info contact: Castellano Turner, Ph.D at castellano.turner977@gmail.com.

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM You, the Economy, and the Federal Reserve Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

In a program titled You, the Economy, and the Federal Reserve, an economist from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston will discuss the role of the Fed in promoting economic stability and growth both at a national and local level.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday October 8, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sequences: A Woman's Forum Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is led by Robin Mayer Stein, poet and journalist. Spark your creativity in an inspiring, intergenerational group for women. Read, converse and write in response to poems, essays and personal stories. Meet interesting people while savoring literary treats. Info contact: Robin at 617-965-2178.

    Location: Room A
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Genealogy Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The purpose of the club is to share information on records and approaches for starting or extending participants' genealogical research. Novices and experienced researchers are both welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring records and problems from their own research for discussion.  Info contact: Ginny Audet at NewtonGenealogyClub@gmail.com.

    Location: Room A
Sunday October 12, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Sachiko Kato performs Bach Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pianist Sachiko Kato will perform Bach's Goldberg Variations.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday October 14, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_pencil 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Poetry Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The poetry series meets once a month from September-November and also February-April. Each month three, prominent, published poets give readings. An open mike follows with a limit of one poem per person. Come early to sign up for the open mike; limited slots are available. The series is facilitated by Doug Holder of Ibbetson Street Press. Info contact: Doug at dougholder@post.harvard.edu.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:15 PM  -  9:00 PM Great Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Members usually read and discuss books from the Great Books Foundation (most of which are available at the library). Info contact: Abra Rosenzweig at 617-964-4064.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday October 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Employment & Training Resources Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

ETR logoA program for job seekers will be given by a trainer from the Massachusetts Employment Training and Resources. They are also the program cosponsor. Registration is required, space is limited.  Please call the Framingham ETR Career Center at 508 766-5700 to secure a seat.


 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM African Lit. Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each month the group explores the rich variety of writings from Africa. Info contact: Anne Serafin at 617-527-1072.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Thursday October 16, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Jobs Seekers and Career Development Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   


The ongoing Job Seekers, Career and Professional Development Series and is for people who are considering a career transition, currently engaged in a job search or are interested in re-defining their career. The series is facilitated by Executive and Career Coach Tammy Gooler-Loeb. Details on program content to follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Saturday October 18, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Singing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Miriam Simen   617-244-6705   
   

The group is for singers of all levels who enjoy singing classical and popular music. Info contact: Miriam Simen at 617-244-6705.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday October 19, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Boston Artists Ensemble Performs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

By Susan WilsonJoin Boston Artists Ensemble's Jonathan Miller, cello, and others for an intimate Sunday afternoon concert.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday October 20, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Healthy Aging Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a program on healthy aging. Cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM John's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have works in progress. Info contact: John Bell at 617-733-5711.

    Location: Room A
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Short Story Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dotty   617-547-3833   
   

Each month the group reads and discusses two short selected stories. Copies of the stories may be picked up from the wall slots located in the Programs and Communications Department off of the second floor Teen Area. The group is led by Dotty Gonson and Frannie Moyer, both of whom taught at Newton South High School. Info contact: Dotty at drgonson@comcast.net or 617-547-3833.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Tuesday October 21, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Playwrights Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is for those who have a commitment to writing and/or reading plays. Bring your original manuscript to read and share critiques in a supportive and honest manner. Info contact: Sandra Weintraub at sgweintraub@yahoo.com or 617-332-2990.

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Wild Edible Plants Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Russ Cohen for a talk on foraging for New England's wild edible plants.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday October 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
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z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Laya's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Laya Steinberg at Lasword@rcn.com.

    Location: Room A
Sunday October 26, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mollie M. and Ross Petot Perform Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Mollie M.The concert will include music from the various periods of Cole Porter's career preceded by brief but colorful bits of commentary provided by Bruce Hambro.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday October 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Gallery Opening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for the opening reception for Newton North High School's show in the Teen Gallery on the second floor. Enjoy the art, listen to an ensemble of high school musicians and refreshments provided by Whole Foods Market.

    Location: Teen Area
Thursday October 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Catherine Halpin   617-796-1380   bookclub@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

Step out of a “reading rut,” and be introduced to a variety of works and new people! The club will meet monthly to read a mixture of fiction and non-fiction, across genres and varying topics.

The purpose of this group is to have fun and enjoy the company of others who appreciate reading and sharing ideas. No RSVP is needed. All are welcome.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Sunday November 2, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM All Newton Music Concert Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a concert that will feature instructors from the All Newton Music School. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday November 3, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Ed's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Ed Loechler, 617-543-8153.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday November 4, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited.  The group is for serious writers pursuing publication. Each month two members submit a 15-25 page draft from a short story or novel to be read and critiqued by the class. Info contact: Castellano Turner, Ph.D at castellano.turner977@gmail.com.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday November 5, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Contemporary Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each month the group meets to discuss a selected contemporary book. Info contact: Marilyn Miller at 617-332-4225.

    Location: Room A
Thursday November 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Michael Ryczek Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The public is welcome to attend the opening reception for this art show in the Main Hall. Refreshments will be served

    Location: Gallery
Saturday November 8, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Art Reception for Anna Goszczynska Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The public is welcome to attend the opening reception for this art show. Refreshments will be served

    Location: Gallery
Sunday November 9, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Kathryn Rosenbach on piano Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Kathryn Rosenback for a solo piano performance. Details will follow. Info here.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday November 10, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM One Family's Journey Through Dementia Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn about the Oppenheim family's personal experience in dealing with dementia. Watch a 20-minute film that shows how Adele Oppenheim supported her husband, Henry, by entering into his imaginary world. A Q and A with members of the Oppenheim family follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Short Story Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dotty   617-547-3833   
   

Each month the group reads and discusses two short selected stories. Copies of the stories may be picked up from the wall slots located in the Programs and Communications Department off of the second floor Teen Area. The group is led by Dotty Gonson and Frannie Moyer, both of whom taught at Newton South High School. Info contact: Dotty at drgonson@comcast.net or 617-547-3833.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday November 12, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sequences: A Woman's Forum Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is led by Robin Mayer Stein, poet and journalist. Spark your creativity in an inspiring, intergenerational group for women. Read, converse and write in response to poems, essays and personal stories. Meet interesting people while savoring literary treats. Info contact: Robin at 617-965-2178.

    Location: Room A
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Genealogy Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The purpose of the club is to share information on records and approaches for starting or extending participants' genealogical research. Novices and experienced researchers are both welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring records and problems from their own research for discussion.  Info contact: Ginny Audet at NewtonGenealogyClub@gmail.com.

    Location: Room A
Thursday November 13, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Jobs Seekers and Career Development Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   


The ongoing Job Seekers, Career and Professional Development Series and is for people who are considering a career transition, currently engaged in a job search or are interested in re-defining their career. The series is facilitated by Executive and Career Coach Tammy Gooler-Loeb. Details on program content to follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday November 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Healthy Aging Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a program on healthy aging. Cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM John's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have works in progress. Info contact: John Bell at 617-733-5711.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday November 18, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Playwrights Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is for those who have a commitment to writing and/or reading plays. Bring your original manuscript to read and share critiques in a supportive and honest manner. Info contact: Sandra Weintraub at sgweintraub@yahoo.com or 617-332-2990.

    Location: Room A
 
lib_book_pencil 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Poetry Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The poetry series meets once a month from September-November and also February-April. Each month three, prominent, published poets give readings. An open mike follows with a limit of one poem per person. Come early to sign up for the open mike; limited slots are available. The series is facilitated by Doug Holder of Ibbetson Street Press. Info contact: Doug at dougholder@post.harvard.edu.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday November 19, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Employment & Training Resources Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

ETR logoA program for job seekers will be given by a trainer from the Massachusetts Employment Training and Resources. They are also the program cosponsor. Registration is required, space is limited.  Please call the Framingham ETR Career Center at 508 766-5700 to secure a seat.


 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM African Lit. Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each month the group explores the rich variety of writings from Africa. Info contact: Anne Serafin at 617-527-1072.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Sunday November 23, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Marimba duo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Yuko Yoshikawa and friend for an afternoon of marimba music with arrangements from classical, jazz and more. Ms.Yoshikawa began her musical training starting with piano at age of three, percussion at nine and marimba at fifteen.  She holds B.M. in percussion performance from Osaka College of Music in Japan, and M.M. in marimba performance from The Boston Conservatory.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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Tuesday November 25, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Laya's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Laya Steinberg at Lasword@rcn.com.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday November 26, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Laya's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Laya Steinberg at Lasword@rcn.com.

    Location: Room A
Sunday November 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM I Speak Music: Songs of a First Generation Russian American Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Sasha Papernik as she explores the Russian-American identity through:

  • Classical pieces
  • Russian and American folk songs
  • Originals and standards by the most famous Russian-American songwriters and New Yorkers, Irving Berlin and George Gershwin
    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday December 1, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Ed's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Ed Loechler, 617-543-8153.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday December 2, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Andrew Fish Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The public is welcome to attend the opening reception for this art show. Refreshments will be served

    Location: Gallery
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited.  The group is for serious writers pursuing publication. Each month two members submit a 15-25 page draft from a short story or novel to be read and critiqued by the class. Info contact: Castellano Turner, Ph.D at castellano.turner977@gmail.com.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday December 3, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Contemporary Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each month the group meets to discuss a selected contemporary book. Info contact: Marilyn Miller at 617-332-4225.

    Location: Room A
Thursday December 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Ann Miller Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The public is welcome to attend the opening reception for this art show. Refreshments will be served

    Location: Gallery
Monday December 8, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Short Story Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dotty   617-547-3833   
   

Each month the group reads and discusses two short selected stories. Copies of the stories may be picked up from the wall slots located in the Programs and Communications Department off of the second floor Teen Area. The group is led by Dotty Gonson and Frannie Moyer, both of whom taught at Newton South High School. Info contact: Dotty at drgonson@comcast.net or 617-547-3833.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday December 9, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Playwrights Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is for those who have a commitment to writing and/or reading plays. Bring your original manuscript to read and share critiques in a supportive and honest manner. Info contact: Sandra Weintraub at sgweintraub@yahoo.com or 617-332-2990.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Soviet Jewry: Then and Now Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a panel discussion that will be moderated by Alderman David Kalis. Topics will include:

  • An overview of Russian Jewry since collapse of USSR
  • The current situation of Jews in Russian/Ukraine and how we can help (Jewish Community Relations Council)
  • Connecting to your Jewish past-  why it's important and how to do it (Greater Boston Jewish Genealogical Society)
    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:15 PM  -  9:00 PM Great Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Members usually read and discuss books from the Great Books Foundation (most of which are available at the library). Info contact: Abra Rosenzweig at 617-964-4064.

    Location: Room A
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Wednesday December 10, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sequences: A Woman's Forum Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is led by Robin Mayer Stein, poet and journalist. Spark your creativity in an inspiring, intergenerational group for women. Read, converse and write in response to poems, essays and personal stories. Meet interesting people while savoring literary treats. Info contact: Robin at 617-965-2178.

    Location: Room A
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Genealogy Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The purpose of the club is to share information on records and approaches for starting or extending participants' genealogical research. Novices and experienced researchers are both welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring records and problems from their own research for discussion.  Info contact: Ginny Audet at NewtonGenealogyClub@gmail.com.

    Location: Room A
Thursday December 11, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Copious Notes Rings Handbells for the Holidays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Copious NotesThe group comes together to have fun and grow musically while sharing and promoting the art of handbell ringing in and around the Boston area. The concert will include holiday selections and more.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday December 14, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Pei-yeh Tsai on Piano Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join pianist Pei-yeh Tsai for a solo classical performance.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday December 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Cooking Demo With Chef Bill Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Chef Bill Collins for demonstration and book signing.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM John's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have works in progress. Info contact: John Bell at 617-733-5711.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday December 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Employment & Training Resources Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

ETR logoA program for job seekers will be given by a trainer from the Massachusetts Employment Training and Resources. They are also the program cosponsor. Registration is required, space is limited.  Please call the Framingham ETR Career Center at 508 766-5700 to secure a seat.


 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Laya's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Laya Steinberg at Lasword@rcn.com.

    Location: Room A
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM African Lit. Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each month the group explores the rich variety of writings from Africa. Info contact: Anne Serafin at 617-527-1072.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Thursday December 18, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM From Synagogue to Stage Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Ed Tapper for a lecture on the Jewish experience in opera. His presentation will focus on classical composers of Jewish origin, Jewish/Hebraic themes in opera and renound Jewish singers.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday December 21, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Jazz with Henry Schniewind Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Henry Schniewind and friends for an afternoon of cool jazz music.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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Wednesday December 24, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Laya's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Laya Steinberg at Lasword@rcn.com.

    Location: Room A
Sunday December 28, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nate Arono Nextet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join the Nate Arono Nextet for a lively afternoon concert.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday January 5, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Ed's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Ed Loechler, 617-543-8153.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday January 6, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited.  The group is for serious writers pursuing publication. Each month two members submit a 15-25 page draft from a short story or novel to be read and critiqued by the class. Info contact: Castellano Turner, Ph.D at castellano.turner977@gmail.com.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday January 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Rebecca Davis Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The public is welcome to attend the opening reception for this art show. Refreshments will be served.

    Location: Gallery
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Contemporary Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each month the group meets to discuss a selected contemporary book. Info contact: Marilyn Miller at 617-332-4225.

    Location: Room A
Sunday January 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Soprano Sara Heaton to Sing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join soprano Sara Heaton for an afternoon concert that will explore the Japanese repertoire.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday January 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Aging in Places by Marian Knapp Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Marian Knapp, writer and community activist, will speak on her book, Aging in Places: Reflective Preparation for the Future. Ms. Knapp is the chairperson of Newton's Council on Aging.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Short Story Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dotty   617-547-3833   
   

Each month the group reads and discusses two short selected stories. Copies of the stories may be picked up from the wall slots located in the Programs and Communications Department off of the second floor Teen Area. The group is led by Dotty Gonson and Frannie Moyer, both of whom taught at Newton South High School. Info contact: Dotty at drgonson@comcast.net or 617-547-3833.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday January 13, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:15 PM  -  9:00 PM Great Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Members usually read and discuss books from the Great Books Foundation (most of which are available at the library). Info contact: Abra Rosenzweig at 617-964-4064.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday January 14, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sequences: A Woman's Forum Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is led by Robin Mayer Stein, poet and journalist. Spark your creativity in an inspiring, intergenerational group for women. Read, converse and write in response to poems, essays and personal stories. Meet interesting people while savoring literary treats. Info contact: Robin at 617-965-2178.

    Location: Room A
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Genealogy Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The purpose of the club is to share information on records and approaches for starting or extending participants' genealogical research. Novices and experienced researchers are both welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring records and problems from their own research for discussion.  Info contact: Ginny Audet at NewtonGenealogyClub@gmail.com.

    Location: Room A
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Sunday January 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Mickey Katz on Cello Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join BSO cellist Mickey Katz for a solo performance.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday January 20, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Playwrights Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is for those who have a commitment to writing and/or reading plays. Bring your original manuscript to read and share critiques in a supportive and honest manner. Info contact: Sandra Weintraub at sgweintraub@yahoo.com or 617-332-2990.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday January 21, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM African Lit. Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each month the group explores the rich variety of writings from Africa. Info contact: Anne Serafin at 617-527-1072.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Sunday January 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM All Newton Music Concert Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a concert that will feature instructors from the All Newton Music School. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday January 26, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM John's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have works in progress. Info contact: John Bell at 617-733-5711.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday January 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Laya's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Laya Steinberg at Lasword@rcn.com.

    Location: Room A
Sunday February 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM David Hagan Solo Piano Performance Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join David Hagan for a solo piano performance. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday February 2, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Ed's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Ed Loechler, 617-543-8153.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday February 3, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited.  The group is for serious writers pursuing publication. Each month two members submit a 15-25 page draft from a short story or novel to be read and critiqued by the class. Info contact: Castellano Turner, Ph.D at castellano.turner977@gmail.com.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday February 4, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Contemporary Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each month the group meets to discuss a selected contemporary book. Info contact: Marilyn Miller at 617-332-4225.

    Location: Room A
Thursday February 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Gaye Korbet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The public is welcome to attend the opening reception for this art show. Refreshments will be served.

    Location: Gallery
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Sunday February 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Kaleidoscope Chamber Ensemble Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Formed in 1996, Kaleidoscope performs a wide musical repertoire from Baroque to the most recent 21st century compositions. Join them for an afternoon concert.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday February 9, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Short Story Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dotty   617-547-3833   
   

Each month the group reads and discusses two short selected stories. Copies of the stories may be picked up from the wall slots located in the Programs and Communications Department off of the second floor Teen Area. The group is led by Dotty Gonson and Frannie Moyer, both of whom taught at Newton South High School. Info contact: Dotty at drgonson@comcast.net or 617-547-3833.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday February 10, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_pencil 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Poetry Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The poetry series meets once a month from September-November and also February-April. Each month three, prominent, published poets give readings. An open mike follows with a limit of one poem per person. Come early to sign up for the open mike; limited slots are available. The series is facilitated by Doug Holder of Ibbetson Street Press. Info contact: Doug at dougholder@post.harvard.edu.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:15 PM  -  9:00 PM Great Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Members usually read and discuss books from the Great Books Foundation (most of which are available at the library). Info contact: Abra Rosenzweig at 617-964-4064.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday February 11, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sequences: A Woman's Forum Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is led by Robin Mayer Stein, poet and journalist. Spark your creativity in an inspiring, intergenerational group for women. Read, converse and write in response to poems, essays and personal stories. Meet interesting people while savoring literary treats. Info contact: Robin at 617-965-2178.

    Location: Room A
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Genealogy Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The purpose of the club is to share information on records and approaches for starting or extending participants' genealogical research. Novices and experienced researchers are both welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring records and problems from their own research for discussion.  Info contact: Ginny Audet at NewtonGenealogyClub@gmail.com.

    Location: Room A
Thursday February 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Jobs Seekers and Career Development Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   


The ongoing Job Seekers, Career and Professional Development Series and is for people who are considering a career transition, currently engaged in a job search or are interested in re-defining their career. The series is facilitated by Executive and Career Coach Tammy Gooler-Loeb. Details on program content to follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday February 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Boston and the Civil War Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join local historian and author Barbara F. Berenson on a thrilling and memorable journey at a talk on her new book, Boston and the Civil War: Hub of the Second Revolution. The Fugitive Slave Act brought the horrors of slavery close to home and led many to join the abolitionists. March to war with Boston’s brave soldiers including fighting Irishmen, learn about the all-black Fifty-fourth Massachusetts Regiment's battle against slavery and discrimination, and hear stories of how Boston’s women fought tirelessly against slavery and for their own right to be full citizens of the Union. The talk is cosponsored by Historic Newton and will be followed by a book signing.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Playwrights Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is for those who have a commitment to writing and/or reading plays. Bring your original manuscript to read and share critiques in a supportive and honest manner. Info contact: Sandra Weintraub at sgweintraub@yahoo.com or 617-332-2990.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday February 18, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM African Lit. Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each month the group explores the rich variety of writings from Africa. Info contact: Anne Serafin at 617-527-1072.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Sunday February 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Mirror Visions Vocal Ensemble Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Soprano Vira Slywotzky, tenor Scott Murphree and baritone Jesse Blumberg are Mirror Visions. Join them for an afternoon concert.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday February 23, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM John's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have works in progress. Info contact: John Bell at 617-733-5711.

    Location: Room A
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Wednesday February 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Laya's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Laya Steinberg at Lasword@rcn.com.

    Location: Room A
Thursday February 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Newton History Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Historic Newton logoJoin us for a Newton History Series lecture. Each year the series focuses on topics of local, historic interest. Specific details will follow. Cosponsored by Historic Newton.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday March 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM All Newton Music Concert Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a concert that will feature instructors from the All Newton Music School. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday March 2, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Ed's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Ed Loechler, 617-543-8153.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday March 3, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited.  The group is for serious writers pursuing publication. Each month two members submit a 15-25 page draft from a short story or novel to be read and critiqued by the class. Info contact: Castellano Turner, Ph.D at castellano.turner977@gmail.com.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday March 4, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Contemporary Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each month the group meets to discuss a selected contemporary book. Info contact: Marilyn Miller at 617-332-4225.

    Location: Room A
Sunday March 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Jeff Snow performs Celtic music Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Jeff Snow for a concert titled The Softer Side of Celtic Music that will combine the music, stories and history from Scotland, Ireland and England. Jeff is a skilled instrumentalist and a highly recognized guitar player who was featured in Acoustic Guitar Magazine. He also plays the autoharp, bouzouki and a variety of other instruments.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday March 9, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Short Story Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dotty   617-547-3833   
   

Each month the group reads and discusses two short selected stories. Copies of the stories may be picked up from the wall slots located in the Programs and Communications Department off of the second floor Teen Area. The group is led by Dotty Gonson and Frannie Moyer, both of whom taught at Newton South High School. Info contact: Dotty at drgonson@comcast.net or 617-547-3833.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday March 10, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_pencil 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Poetry Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The poetry series meets once a month from September-November and also February-April. Each month three, prominent, published poets give readings. An open mike follows with a limit of one poem per person. Come early to sign up for the open mike; limited slots are available. The series is facilitated by Doug Holder of Ibbetson Street Press. Info contact: Doug at dougholder@post.harvard.edu.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:15 PM  -  9:00 PM Great Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Members usually read and discuss books from the Great Books Foundation (most of which are available at the library). Info contact: Abra Rosenzweig at 617-964-4064.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday March 11, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sequences: A Woman's Forum Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is led by Robin Mayer Stein, poet and journalist. Spark your creativity in an inspiring, intergenerational group for women. Read, converse and write in response to poems, essays and personal stories. Meet interesting people while savoring literary treats. Info contact: Robin at 617-965-2178.

    Location: Room A
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z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Genealogy Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The purpose of the club is to share information on records and approaches for starting or extending participants' genealogical research. Novices and experienced researchers are both welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring records and problems from their own research for discussion.  Info contact: Ginny Audet at NewtonGenealogyClub@gmail.com.

    Location: Room A
Thursday March 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Jobs Seekers and Career Development Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   


The ongoing Job Seekers, Career and Professional Development Series and is for people who are considering a career transition, currently engaged in a job search or are interested in re-defining their career. The series is facilitated by Executive and Career Coach Tammy Gooler-Loeb. Details on program content to follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday March 16, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM John's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have works in progress. Info contact: John Bell at 617-733-5711.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday March 17, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Playwrights Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is for those who have a commitment to writing and/or reading plays. Bring your original manuscript to read and share critiques in a supportive and honest manner. Info contact: Sandra Weintraub at sgweintraub@yahoo.com or 617-332-2990.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday March 18, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM African Lit. Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each month the group explores the rich variety of writings from Africa. Info contact: Anne Serafin at 617-527-1072.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Sunday March 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Okean Trio Performs Russian and Balkan music Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join the Okean Trio (flute, cello, and piano trio) for a unique and beautiful classical Russian and Balkan recital program.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday March 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Laya's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Laya Steinberg at Lasword@rcn.com.

    Location: Room A
Thursday March 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Newton History Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Historic Newton logoJoin us for this year's Newton History series which focuses on topics of local, historic interest. Details will follow. The program is cosponsored by Historic Newton.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday April 1, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Contemporary Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each month the group meets to discuss a selected contemporary book. Info contact: Marilyn Miller at 617-332-4225.

    Location: Room A
Monday April 6, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Ed's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Ed Loechler, 617-543-8153.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday April 7, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited.  The group is for serious writers pursuing publication. Each month two members submit a 15-25 page draft from a short story or novel to be read and critiqued by the class. Info contact: Castellano Turner, Ph.D at castellano.turner977@gmail.com.

    Location: Room A
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM History of Cape Cod Canal Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Samantha Gray of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will give a talk on the history of the Cape Cod Canal. A Q and A will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday April 8, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sequences: A Woman's Forum Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is led by Robin Mayer Stein, poet and journalist. Spark your creativity in an inspiring, intergenerational group for women. Read, converse and write in response to poems, essays and personal stories. Meet interesting people while savoring literary treats. Info contact: Robin at 617-965-2178.

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception Newton Open Studios Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

NOS logoStop the library by for a coffee and dessert reception. Meet dozens of artists, enjoy delicious treats and see a delightful array of the art and craft that will be exhibited at Newton Open Studio locations throughout the city on the weekend of April 11-12. Printed Guides for NOS will be available. Visit Newton Open Studios.

    Location: Gallery
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Genealogy Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The purpose of the club is to share information on records and approaches for starting or extending participants' genealogical research. Novices and experienced researchers are both welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring records and problems from their own research for discussion.  Info contact: Ginny Audet at NewtonGenealogyClub@gmail.com.

    Location: Room A
Saturday April 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Art Reception for Debra Bretton Robinson Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The public is welcome to attend the opening reception for this art show. Refreshments will be served

    Location: Gallery
Sunday April 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM All Newton Music Concert Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a concert that will feature instructors from the All Newton Music School. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday April 13, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Short Story Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dotty   617-547-3833   
   

Each month the group reads and discusses two short selected stories. Copies of the stories may be picked up from the wall slots located in the Programs and Communications Department off of the second floor Teen Area. The group is led by Dotty Gonson and Frannie Moyer, both of whom taught at Newton South High School. Info contact: Dotty at drgonson@comcast.net or 617-547-3833.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday April 14, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_pencil 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Poetry Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The poetry series meets once a month from September-November and also February-April. Each month three, prominent, published poets give readings. An open mike follows with a limit of one poem per person. Come early to sign up for the open mike; limited slots are available. The series is facilitated by Doug Holder of Ibbetson Street Press. Info contact: Doug at dougholder@post.harvard.edu.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:15 PM  -  9:00 PM Great Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Members usually read and discuss books from the Great Books Foundation (most of which are available at the library). Info contact: Abra Rosenzweig at 617-964-4064.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday April 15, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM African Lit. Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each month the group explores the rich variety of writings from Africa. Info contact: Anne Serafin at 617-527-1072.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Thursday April 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Jobs Seekers and Career Development Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   


The ongoing Job Seekers, Career and Professional Development Series and is for people who are considering a career transition, currently engaged in a job search or are interested in re-defining their career. The series is facilitated by Executive and Career Coach Tammy Gooler-Loeb. Details on program content to follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday April 19, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Amber Liao on piano Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Amber Liao for a solo piano performance.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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Tuesday April 21, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Playwrights Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is for those who have a commitment to writing and/or reading plays. Bring your original manuscript to read and share critiques in a supportive and honest manner. Info contact: Sandra Weintraub at sgweintraub@yahoo.com or 617-332-2990.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday April 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Laya's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Laya Steinberg at Lasword@rcn.com.

    Location: Room A
Monday April 27, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM John's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have works in progress. Info contact: John Bell at 617-733-5711.

    Location: Room A
Thursday April 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Newton History Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Historic Newton logoJoin us for this year's Newton History series which focuses on topics of local, historic interest. Details will follow. The program is cosponsored by Historic Newton.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday May 4, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Ed's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Ed Loechler, 617-543-8153.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday May 5, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited.  The group is for serious writers pursuing publication. Each month two members submit a 15-25 page draft from a short story or novel to be read and critiqued by the class. Info contact: Castellano Turner, Ph.D at castellano.turner977@gmail.com.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday May 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for David Gullette Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The public is welcome to attend the opening reception for this art show. Refreshments will be served

    Location: Gallery
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Contemporary Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each month the group meets to discuss a selected contemporary book. Info contact: Marilyn Miller at 617-332-4225.

    Location: Room A
Thursday May 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Jobs Seekers and Career Development Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   


The ongoing Job Seekers, Career and Professional Development Series and is for people who are considering a career transition, currently engaged in a job search or are interested in re-defining their career. The series is facilitated by Executive and Career Coach Tammy Gooler-Loeb. Details on program content to follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday May 11, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Short Story Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dotty   617-547-3833   
   

Each month the group reads and discusses two short selected stories. Copies of the stories may be picked up from the wall slots located in the Programs and Communications Department off of the second floor Teen Area. The group is led by Dotty Gonson and Frannie Moyer, both of whom taught at Newton South High School. Info contact: Dotty at drgonson@comcast.net or 617-547-3833.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday May 12, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:15 PM  -  9:00 PM Great Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Members usually read and discuss books from the Great Books Foundation (most of which are available at the library). Info contact: Abra Rosenzweig at 617-964-4064.

    Location: Room A
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Wednesday May 13, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sequences: A Woman's Forum Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is led by Robin Mayer Stein, poet and journalist. Spark your creativity in an inspiring, intergenerational group for women. Read, converse and write in response to poems, essays and personal stories. Meet interesting people while savoring literary treats. Info contact: Robin at 617-965-2178.

    Location: Room A
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Genealogy Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The purpose of the club is to share information on records and approaches for starting or extending participants' genealogical research. Novices and experienced researchers are both welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring records and problems from their own research for discussion.  Info contact: Ginny Audet at NewtonGenealogyClub@gmail.com.

    Location: Room A
Sunday May 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Brooklyn Art Song Society Performs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Concert_Michael_BrofmanOne of New York City’s most-talked about new ensembles, the Brooklyn Art Song Society is known for their first-rate concerts and innovative programming. They are dedicated to presenting the vast repertoire of poetry set to music. Join them for a delightful afternoon concert. Info here.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday May 18, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM John's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have works in progress. Info contact: John Bell at 617-733-5711.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday May 19, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Playwrights Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is for those who have a commitment to writing and/or reading plays. Bring your original manuscript to read and share critiques in a supportive and honest manner. Info contact: Sandra Weintraub at sgweintraub@yahoo.com or 617-332-2990.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday May 20, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM African Lit. Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each month the group explores the rich variety of writings from Africa. Info contact: Anne Serafin at 617-527-1072.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Wednesday May 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Laya's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Laya Steinberg at Lasword@rcn.com.

    Location: Room A
Saturday May 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Festival of the Arts 385 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

As part of the Newton Festival of the Arts 385 we will hold a music festival in several locations throughout the library. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Festival of the Arts 385 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

As part of the Newton Festival of the Arts 385 we will hold a music festival in several locations throughout the library. Details will follow.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Festival of the Arts 385 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

As part of the Newton Festival of the Arts 385 we will hold a music festival in several locations throughout the library. Details will follow.

    Location: Teen Area
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Festival of the Arts 385 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

As part of the Newton Festival of the Arts 385 we will hold a music festival in several locations throughout the library. Details will follow.

    Location: Gallery
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Monday June 1, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Ed's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Ed Loechler, 617-543-8153.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday June 2, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited.  The group is for serious writers pursuing publication. Each month two members submit a 15-25 page draft from a short story or novel to be read and critiqued by the class. Info contact: Castellano Turner, Ph.D at castellano.turner977@gmail.com.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday June 3, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Contemporary Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each month the group meets to discuss a selected contemporary book. Info contact: Marilyn Miller at 617-332-4225.

    Location: Room A
Sunday June 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM New England Opera Club Lecture Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Erika Reitshamer, long-time board member of the New England Opera Club, for a lecture. The program is cosponsored by New England Opera Club.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday June 8, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Short Story Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dotty   617-547-3833   
   

Each month the group reads and discusses two short selected stories. Copies of the stories may be picked up from the wall slots located in the Programs and Communications Department off of the second floor Teen Area. The group is led by Dotty Gonson and Frannie Moyer, both of whom taught at Newton South High School. Info contact: Dotty at drgonson@comcast.net or 617-547-3833.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday June 9, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:15 PM  -  9:00 PM Great Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Members usually read and discuss books from the Great Books Foundation (most of which are available at the library). Info contact: Abra Rosenzweig at 617-964-4064.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday June 10, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sequences: A Woman's Forum Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is led by Robin Mayer Stein, poet and journalist. Spark your creativity in an inspiring, intergenerational group for women. Read, converse and write in response to poems, essays and personal stories. Meet interesting people while savoring literary treats. Info contact: Robin at 617-965-2178.

    Location: Room A
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Genealogy Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The purpose of the club is to share information on records and approaches for starting or extending participants' genealogical research. Novices and experienced researchers are both welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring records and problems from their own research for discussion.  Info contact: Ginny Audet at NewtonGenealogyClub@gmail.com.

    Location: Room A
Sunday June 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Luis Leguia Performs on Cello Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Former BSO cellist Luis Leguia will perform.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday June 15, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM John's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have works in progress. Info contact: John Bell at 617-733-5711.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday June 16, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Playwrights Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is for those who have a commitment to writing and/or reading plays. Bring your original manuscript to read and share critiques in a supportive and honest manner. Info contact: Sandra Weintraub at sgweintraub@yahoo.com or 617-332-2990.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday June 17, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM African Lit. Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each month the group explores the rich variety of writings from Africa. Info contact: Anne Serafin at 617-527-1072.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
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Wednesday June 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Laya's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Laya Steinberg at Lasword@rcn.com.

    Location: Room A
Sunday June 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM You Ju Lee on Piano Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Dr. You Ju Lee will perform on piano.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday September 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Gabriel Chodos Solo Piano Performance Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Gabriel Chodos will give a solo piano performance. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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