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Saturday August 23, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Doctor Who Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Day of the Doctor is here! Come celebrate the arrival of the 12th Doctor Peter Capaldi at the Newton Free Library!

Catch up on classic and modern Doctor Who.

Activities for kids!  Vote for your favorite Doctor (with a prize)  Shrinkydinks for kids of all ages.
We'll be showing:
The Three Doctors
The Five Doctors 
School Reunion
Blink 
The Doctor's Wife 
The Day of the Doctor

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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: Druker Auditorium
 
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
        There are 8 spaces available.
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
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Job Search Strategies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Job Search Strategies
This class will help job-seekers navigate the online application environment with a focus on library resources available to assist them

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Blended Movie Screening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1394   romcgrath@minlib.net
   

BlendedAdam Sandler and Drew Barrymore reunite with Wedding Singer director Frank Coraci for this romantic comedy about a terrible blind date that segues into a nightmare family vacation. Rated PG-13. Runtime 117 min. Enjoy light refreshments provided by the library. See flyer.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
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
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 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Hoopla Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Hoopla: Come and learn how to download movies, television episodes, audiobooks, and music albums from the library using Hoopla. Bring your iPhone, iPad or Android device to learn how.

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
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. This month they will discuss The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson. In October they will discuss Mary Coin by Marisa Silver. Info contact: Marilyn Miller at 617-332-4225.

    Location: Room A
Thursday September 4, 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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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Creating a Legacy from Our Everyday Lives Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

good-shepherd-community-careClaire Willis, a clinical social worker and co-founder of Facing Cancer Together in Newton, MA, will consider some of the common end of life concerns and how through the use of relaxation, reflections, accessible poetry and meditation, we can begin to pass on a legacy to our loved ones. New England Mobile Book Fair will sell copies of Ms. Willis’ book, Lasting Words: A Guide to Finding Meaning Toward the Close of Life. The program is cosponsored by Good Shepherd Community Care. Registration begins at 6:30 pm.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
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
   

NEP_Chamber_Players_By_Clinton_BlackburnThe 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.

 
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    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 Living and Aging in Newton Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

SeniorServicesNewLogoPerhaps you participated in the recent UMASS Boston Gerontology Institute needs assessment survey of Newton’s 50 and over population. Find out what the numbers are telling us at a panel discussion cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. The panel including Dr. Beth Dugan, Dr. Bernard Steinman and Alice Walkup will be moderated by Marian Leah Knapp. Join the conversation about how Newton can continue to be a place where people choose to live and age vibrantly.

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    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. This month they will discuss Ernest Hemingway's Snows of Kilimanjaro taken from online. 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
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 7 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM iPad Tips, Tricks and Best Apps Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

iPad Tips, Tricks and Best Apps

Come learn about the best apps you’re not using and discover the tricks to make your iPad come alive.
Must Bring Apple ID & Password

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
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). This month they will discuss Job from the Bible taken from Great Books Foundation publication Fourth Series, Volume 2. 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 logoLearn how to start, organize or restart your job search plan. The workshop will cover tips and strategies to conduct an effective job search in today’s challenging employment environment. Lisa Rosen of Employment & Training Resources, the program cosponsor, will facilitate. Registration is required. Call the Framingham ETR Career Center at 508-766-5700 to secure a seat.


 

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    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 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM iPad level 2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

iPad level 2
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 7 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Old School Sci-Fi Book and Movie Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us on Wednesday, September 10, at 6:30 pm in the 3rd floor rear arc of the Newton Free Library for the first meeting of the "Old School Sci-Fi" Book and Movie Group. The group will discuss books and short stories from the science-fiction genre and then view a movie adaptation.  The first group will be discussing the short work "Make Room! Make Room!" by Harry Harrison and then watch the 1973 movie "Soylent Green."  Registration not required.  Ages 15 and older welcome.  Visit http://www.newtonfreelibrary.net/steam or email Kim at khewitt@minlib.net for more information.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Newton Art Association Reception Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

NAA by Patricia_WeitzmanThe 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 P. Weitzman)

    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
Thursday September 11, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Introduction to MS Word Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Introduction to MS Word
An overview of basic word processing including entering, editing and formatting text, proofreading documents, setting them up for printing, saving them, etc

    Location: Computer Center
 
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?”

Sign Ups Begin 6 Days Before Listed Date

    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?”

Sign Ups Begin 6 Days Before Listed Date

    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?”

Sign Ups Begin 6 Days Before Listed Date

    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?”

Sign Ups Begin 6 Days Before Listed Date

    The registration period has not begun.
Friday September 12, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Amazing Spider-Man 2 Movie Screening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1394   romcgrath@minlib.net
   

Amazing Spider-Man 2The web-slingin' wall-crawler hits the screens once again in this follow-up to Marc Webb's 2012 reboot of the series. Andrew Garfield returns as Peter Parker, who squares off against the villainous Electro, played by Jamie Foxx. Join us for a screening of The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Rated PG-13. Runtime 142 min. See flyer.          

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Draft Day Movie Screening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1394   romcgrath@minlib.net
   

Draft DayIvan Reitman's Draft Day stars Kevin Costner as Sonny Weaver Jr., the GM of the Cleveland Browns. With 13 hours until the beginning of the NFL draft, Sonny is informed by the team's owner (Frank Langella) that if Sonny doesn't make a splash and generate ticket sales, he's going to be fired. Rated PG-13. Runtime 110 min. Enjoy light refreshments provided by the library. See flyer.

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

y_Do%C4%9Fa_%C3%87etinAyça Çetin, flute, Ana Patricia Álvarez Ureña, piano and Katsuya Yuasa, clarinet, will perform G. F. Handel’s Sonata in B minor, HWV 367, J. Moquet’s Sonata La Flute de Pan, E. Zeki Un’s Yunus’un Mezar?nda (At the Tomb of Yunus), I. Clarke’s Orange Dawn, F. Borne’s Carmen Fantasy and F. Doppler’s Andante and Rondo* (transcription by Katsuya Yuasa).

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    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
   

Program_William_NovakJoin 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.

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    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
   

Ben Berman, Kathleen Aguero and Susan Nisenbaum Becker will give readings at the opening program in the 2014-2015 Poetry Series. An open mike will follow with a limit of one poem per person. Come early to sign up for the open mike; limited slots are available, time permitting. The series is facilitated by Doug Holder of Ibbetson Street Press.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday September 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Introduction to LinkedIn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Introduction to LinkedIn
LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, has millions of members and is growing rapidly. Novices who want to learn what LinkedIn is and how to use it personally and professionally.

    Location: Computer Center
    The registration period has not begun.
Thursday September 18, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Introduction to Computers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Introduction to Computers
Do you want to operate a computer and navigate around the internet better? Then this is the class for you! We’ll teach you the basic tools needed to master the online environment.

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Warblers, Waders and Woodlands with Brooks Mathewson Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Brooks_Mathewson_birdsJoin ecologist, photographer and natural history educator Brooks Mathewson as he presents his photography and shares the stories behind how he produced some of his favorite images, while also relating the fascinating natural history of his subjects. The program is cosponsored by Green Decade Newton and Newton Conservators.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday September 21, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Over There: Songs That Won the War Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Concert_Ben_Sears_Brad_ConnorBenjamin Sears and Bradford Conner have been called "Boston's favorite song duo" by the Boston Globe. 2014 marks the beginning of a four-year centenary of World War I.  Ben and Brad will present a musical revue of songs popular during the war years including Over There, Oh, How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning, It’s a Long Way to Tipperary and How Ya Gonna Keep ‘Em Down on the Farm?

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    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
   

Trapped_Under_the_SeaSwidey, a best-selling author and noted journalist, explores the deadly consequences of the massive engineering undertaking that was the Boston Harbor cleanup. Join him for an author talk which will be followed by a book signing with books provided by New England Mobile Book Fair.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday September 23, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 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
    The registration period has not begun.
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
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM iPad Level 4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

iPad Level 4
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.
 
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
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Thursday September 25, 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?”

Sign Ups Begin 6 Days Before Listed Date

    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?”

Sign Ups Begin 6 Days Before Listed Date

    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 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?”

Sign Ups Begin 6 Days Before Listed Date

    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?”

Sign Ups Begin 6 Days Before Listed Date

    The registration period has not begun.
 
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 September book for discussion will be The Tiger : A True Story of Vengeance and Survival by John Vaillant

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 Violin, Viola and Piano Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A%20ValchinovDr. Angel Valchinov, violin and viola, and his wife Chen Lin, viola and piano, perform Martinu’s Duo no. 2 for Violin and Viola in three movements, Beethoven’s Sonata for Piano and Violin no. 5 'Spring', Dvorak’s Four Romantic Pieces for Violin and Piano and Bartok’s Romanian Folk Dances for Violin and Piano.

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    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
   

Classic_Rep_MacbethClassic Repertory Company, New Rep’s flagship educational outreach program, brings professional productions of classic and modern works of relevant literature to schools, colleges and community centers throughout New England. Join them for a presentation of Macbeth, Shakespeare’s visceral, psychological tragedy of ambition, conspiracy and violence. Three witches’ prophecy claims Macbeth will become king of Scotland. When the reigning King Duncan visits, Macbeth must choose whether or not to take his alleged destiny into his own hands.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
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
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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
Thursday October 9, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Old School Sci-Fi Book & Movie Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim   617-796-1360   khewitt@minlib.net
   

The group will discuss books and short stories from the science-fiction genre and then view a movie adaptation.  The book and movie will be announced soon.   Registration not required.  Ages 15 and older welcome. Email Kim at khewitt@minlib.net for more information.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
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
 
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
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
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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
 
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
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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
 
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
Sunday November 16, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Akiko Kobayashi on Violin Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Akiko Kobayashi will perform on violin. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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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
Thursday November 20, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM The State of Breast Cancer in MA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join President of Komen Massachusetts, Anne Morris, for a forum on breast health. She will discuss the importance of mammography and give an overview of the state of breast cancer in Massachusetts with a focus on Newton. A Q&A on breast health will follow. 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday November 23, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Danielle Maddon on Violin Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Danielle Maddon will perform on violin. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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
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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
Sunday December 7, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Brookline A Cappella Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Brookline A Cappella for an afternoon concert. Under the direction of Susan Emmanouilidis, the 16-singer ensemble explores the diversity of a cappella from Early Music to contemporary repertoire including madrigals,spirituals, jazz and contemporary rock.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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
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
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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
Monday December 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Movie, TBA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1394   romcgrath@minlib.net
   

Enjoy a newly released movie. Bring a bagged dinner and enjoy refreshments provided by the library!                                                           

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday December 23, 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
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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
Thursday January 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Cheryl Clegg 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 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
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM A Family Perspective on Defiance Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Leora Tec, daughter of author Nechama Tec (Defiance), for a talk that will focus on her mother's riveting history as a European Jew from western Belorussia who was part of the group led by Tuvia Bielski that became the largest armed rescue operation of Jews by Jews in World War II.

    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 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
Thursday January 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Finances in Retirement Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join John and Helene Spoto for an interactive session titled Building Up or Spending Down a Retirement Portfolio. John is a certified financial planner and the founder and president of Sentry Financial Planning LLC.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Greening Our Community Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for the Greening Our Community series, cosponsored by Green Decade/Newton. The series is held monthly from January-June and features speakers who address a variety of environmental topics of local and global interest. Details will follow. Info here.

    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 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
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Deeper Roots by Katherine Butler Jones Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Deeper Roots: An American Odyssey takes us on a captivating quest both near and far discovering Newton's own Katherine Butler Jones’ family ancestry. Her adventures in New York, Jamaica, W.I., Africa and Europe highlight two deep-rooted beliefs—the importance of knowing one’s history and that true learning is often achieved through a connection to the larger world. Join her for a special author talk in honor of Black History Month. A book sale and signing will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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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
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
Sunday February 15, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Tae Kim Piano Solo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Tae Kim for a program titled beLOVED which will feature traditional solo piano music along with classical improvisation that enhances the emotional arch of the concert.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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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
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Greening Our Community Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for the Greening Our Community series, cosponsored by Green Decade/Newton. The series is held monthly from January-June and features speakers who address a variety of environmental topics of local and global interest. Details will follow. Info here.

    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 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
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Wednesday March 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception, Newton Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Camera Club’s annual event showcases some of the best work produced by club members, with a variety of photographic subjects and approaches. The public is welcome to their opening reception. Refreshments will be served. Info at www.newtoncameraclub.org. The show will be on view from March 3-30.

    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 March 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Jason Asselin 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 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
 
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
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Column and Blog Writing Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Suzette StandringJoin syndicated columnist Suzette Martinez Standring for a workshop based on her award winning book, The Art of Column Writing: Insider Secrets from Art Buchwald, Dave Barry, Arianna Huffington, Pete Hamill and Other Great Columnists. Attendees will do writing exercises, learn ways to empower their work and will come away with the beginnings of three columns for blogs or future publication. Registration is required.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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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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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
Monday March 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Greening Our Community Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for the Greening Our Community series, cosponsored by Green Decade/Newton. The series is held monthly from January-June and features speakers who address a variety of environmental topics of local and global interest. Details will follow. Info here.

    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
Sunday March 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Swingin' the Blues with the Paul Speidel Jazz Duo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Paul_Speidel.Join jazz/blues guitarist Paul Speidel and friend when they will bring their interpretations of the traditional styles to the stage in the guitar-bass duo format. Jazz and blues are simultaneously old and new styles of music. Every time a new generation discovers the language, styles, musical forms and rhythms of old they add their voice to the chorus of those that preceded them.

    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
 
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
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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
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
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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
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Greening Our Community Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for the Greening Our Community series, cosponsored by Green Decade/Newton. The series is held monthly from January-June and features speakers who address a variety of environmental topics of local and global interest. Details will follow. Info here.

    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
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
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Randy Swann 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 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
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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
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
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Greening Our Community Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for the Greening Our Community series, cosponsored by Green Decade/Newton. The series is held monthly from January-June and features speakers who address a variety of environmental topics of local and global interest. Details will follow. Info here.

    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 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 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 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
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misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Festival of the Arts 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 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
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Festival of the Arts 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: Room A
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Festival of the Arts 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: Cafe
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.

    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
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