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Tuesday April 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Language Learning Tools @ the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: John Walsh     jwalsh@minlib.net
   

Language Learning Tools @ the Library, Tuesday April 21, 7:00-8:00 pm: Let us help you learn a new language using our many resources from digital downloads to interactive apps.  

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Once Upon a Thread with Salley Mavor Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/04_2015/wx04_21_Program_Salley_Mavor_Book_Cover.jpgJoin artist Salley Mavor for a talk on her unusual art. She will explain her unique approach to illustrating children’s books with fanciful and highly embellished fabric relief scenes. Program attendees are encouraged to browse Ms. Mavor’s works which will be on view in the Main Hall from April 2-29.

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    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 April 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Greening Our Community Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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The Greening Our Community Series continues on Earth Day with this new film that examines Rachel Carson’s life and the profound impact of her book, Silent Spring. Carson catalyzed the environmental movement which led to the creation of the U.S. EPA and passage of the Clean Water and Clean Air Acts. Ellie Goldberg, founder of Healthy-Kids.info, a consulting service that promotes health security and educational equity for students with chronic health conditions, will lead a Q & A after the film. The program is cosponsored by Green Decade/Newton.

 

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    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
Thursday April 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Intermediate Computers 102 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: John Walsh     jwalsh@minlib.net
   

Intermediate Computers 102, Thursday, April 23, 1:30-3:00 pm:  Learn to use Google Drive, bookmarks and shortcuts and send things to the Cloud. This intermediate follow-up to the popular Computers 101 goes beyond the basics to address these issues and more.  

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM All About Google Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: John Walsh     jwalsh@minlib.net
   

All About Google, Thursday, April 23, 7:00-8:30 pm Google has become such an ambitious part of daily life.  Come learn the tricks and tips of Google Search, Maps, Images, Calendar and Email.

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Can Parking Benefit Newton's Neighborhoods? Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/04_2015/wx04_23_Program_LWV_Parking_Forum.jpgJoin the League of Women Voters for a forum on parking benefit districts and how they might work in Newton. Panelists will include: Jessica Robertson, a planner at Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC); Sean Roche, a founding member of Mayor Setti Warren's Transportation Advisory Group and the Transportation Advisory Committee; a local merchant who will speak about the real-life parking challenges in Newton's commercial areas and whether a benefit district might make a difference. Brooke Lipsitt, former Chair of the Board of Aldermen, will moderate. A Q and A will follow.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Friday April 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Learn to Knit! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: John   617-796-1380   jwalsh@minlib.net
   

Even if you’ve never picked up knitting needles (or if you once learned but have forgotten), our Introduction to Knitting will get you on track. You’ll learn the basics and create a fast, fun project to show off! Online registration (required) is for all eight sessions.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Saturday April 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Test Prep for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: John Walsh     jwalsh@minlib.net
   

Test Prep, Saturday, April 25, 3:00-4:30 pm: In addition to our books, the library has a wealth of free online exam and test prep materials to help you improve your skills in math, reading, writing and grammar. Learn about resources as you prepare for the ASVAB, Citizenship Exams, and Occupation Exams including Air Traffic Controller, Cosmetology, EMS, Firefighting, Law Enforcement, Plumbing, Teaching and many more.

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 11 spaces available.
Sunday April 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Sylvia Berry Performs Early Music Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/04_2015/wx04_26_Concert_Sylvia_Berry_by_Tatiana-Daubek.jpgMs. Berry will perform on a replica of a 1795 Anton Walter Viennese fortepiano built by Chris Maene of Belgium in 1995. She will play works of Haydn, Mozart, Soler and Beethoven. Ms. Berry studied at the New England Conservatory, the Oberlin Conservatory (where she received a Masters in historical keyboard instruments including fortepiano, organ and harpsichord), and the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, The Netherlands, where she concentrated on the fortepiano.

 

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday April 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:40 PM Unbroken: Movie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1394   romcgrath@minlib.net
   

UnbrokenAngelina Jolie directs this true story of Louis Zamperini, the Olympic track star who survived a plane crash in World War II, only to fight for his life against nature and eventually as a prisoner of war. Joel and Ethan Coen provide the script. Runtime 137 min. PG-13. Light refreshments provided by the library.                                             

    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
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Science Fiction Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The science fiction book club meets monthly to discuss a selected sci-fi, fantasy or horror novel. This month they will discuss China Mountain Zhang by Maureen McHugh. Info contact: Budd Black at bookclubbudd@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Tuesday April 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM All About Google Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All About Google.  Google has become such an ambitious part of daily life.  Come learn the tricks and tips of Google Search, Maps, Images, Calendar and Email.

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 10 spaces available.
Wednesday April 29, 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 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Employment & Training Resources Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

ETR logoIs age an issue in your job search? Join Donna LaMontagne of Employment & Training Resource MA Department of Career Services (ETR) for a workshop that will explore some of the preconceived ideas that employers may have about mature workers. Attendees will learn how to use age as a strength rather than an obstacle and will be given specific tools to prepare for effective interviews. To register (required) call ETR: 508-766-5700.
 

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Vital Conversations by Dennis Rosen Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/04_2015/wx04_29_Program_Good_Shepherd_Community_Care_Dennis_Rosen2.jpgJoin Dr. Dennis Rosen for a talk on his new book.  It is devoted to improving the quality of communication within our medical system to achieve better results, lower costs and greater satisfaction for all involved. The program is cosponsored by Good Shepherd Community Care. A book signing will follow with books provided by New England Mobile Book Fair.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Thursday April 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    617-796-1380   bookclub@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

The April book for discussion is The Handmaids Tale by Margaret Atwood

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.

Check out our website to see past selections and vote for June and July's book!

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

Historic Newton logoThis year’s History Series concludes with a program that will focus on the village of Waban. A memorial plaque honoring World War I soldier Albert Edgar Angier at the school named in his honor inspired history teachers Ann O'Halloran and Lauren Comando to research the school and the village. Join them in tracing this unique village’s history through the lens provided by this resident and his life. The program is cosponsored by Historic Newton.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Saturday May 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM The Theory of Everything Movie Screening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1394   romcgrath@minlib.net
   

The Theory of EverythingJames Marsh's biopic of the celebrated scientist Stephen Hawking, The Theory of Everything, stars Eddie Redmayne. Hawking falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. After receiving an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of: time. Runtime 123 min. PG-13.  

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday May 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Spectrum Singers Present an All American Concert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/05_2015/wx05_03_Concert_Spectrum_Singers%20whole%20group.jpgThe twelve-member Spectrum Singers ensemble will give a concert. The program will feature music from American composers and poets (many from New England) including shape note hymns, Shaker and Civil War songs, classics from the Great American Songbook and newer works by composers with a Massachusetts connection. Colorful commentary by ensemble members and opportunities for audience participation will add interest to the program. Experienced choral director Kay Dunlap will conduct.

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    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
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/05_2015/wx05_04_Art_Randy_Swann_AlsCafe_Gallery.jpgRandy Swann’s recent work is the result of an increasing interest in the urban landscape, the geometry of its infrastructure and the moments of solitude that can often be found as you look around the corner. Wandering through the smaller cities of southeastern Massachusetts with his camera and sketchbook, Swann searches for such visual nuggets and captures images to serve as sources for the more finished paintings which he completes in the studio. The show will be on view from May 2-31. Presented as part of the Newton Festival of the Arts.

    Location: Gallery
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Find Your Ancestors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn what resources are available to help you hunt for your ancestors, and where to find them both in print and online.

    Location: Special Collections
        There are 9 spaces available.
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z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Disability Awareness Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The purpose of the club is to engage in thought provoking discussion centered on books with a disability theme: fiction that portrays a character with a disability, nonfiction about living with a disability and biographies, autobiographies or memoirs about living with a disability. This month they will discuss The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Phillipp Sendker. In June they will discuss Life Animated by Ron Susskind.  Info contact: Jenni Acosta at jacosta@understandingourdifferences.org.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday May 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM iPad Level 1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The objective of the class is to make new iPad users more comfortable with their device.  Attendees must bring their Apple ID and password.

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Into the Woods Movie Screening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1394   romcgrath@minlib.net
   

Into the WoodsThis humorous and heartfelt musical follows the classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel, all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife, their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch who has put a curse on them. Runtime 120 min. Rated PG.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Intro to Minecraft for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

Ever wondered what Minecraft is? Why it's so popular and why your kids are always online playing it? What are maps, mods, and lags? Come to this Introduction to Minecraft to learn what all the rage is about, how you can get involved with your kids by learning to play the game, and more!

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
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 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM iPad Level 2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This session is for those who have mastered iPad 1 and want to learn more. Attendees must bring their Apple ID and password.

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM The People of San Juan Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

foahttp://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/05_2015/wx05__06_Art_David_Gullette_Marcelo_Castillo_reduced.jpgDavid Gullette has been able to photograph residents of Newton’s Sister City in Nicaragua in a relaxed, informal atmosphere, capturing the variety and beauty of their faces. Each photo will be accompanied by a short statement about the person in question. All proceeds from sales will benefit the work in San Juan del Sur. The show will be on view from May 2-31. Presented as part of the Newton Festival of the Arts.

    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. This month they will discuss Nora Webster by Colm Toibin. In June they will discuss In the Shadow of the Banyan by Vaddey Ratner. Info contact: Marilyn Miller at 617-332-4225.

    Location: Room A
Thursday May 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Tech Time A Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice.  We teach and inform.  We don't repair.

Our sessions are for education 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 run faster?'

 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Tech Time B Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice.  We teach and inform.  We don't repair.

Our sessions are for education 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 run faster?'

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Tech Time C Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice.  We teach and inform.  We don't repair.

Our sessions are for education 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 run faster?'

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Tech Time D Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice.  We teach and inform.  We don't repair.

Our sessions are for education 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 run faster?'

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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Patricia Hunt Sinacole Boston Globe's Job Doc to Speak Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Navigating the current job market can be challenging whether you are a professional, in-between jobs, re-entering the work force or trying to identify a new career path. Join Boston Globe Job Doc columnist Patricia Hunt Sinacole for an interactive program packed with information to help your job search become more productive. Come prepared with your questions and helpful tips about your experience in navigating the current job market. This program is part of the ongoing Job Seekers, Career and Professional Development series facilitated by Executive and Career Coach Tammy Gooler Loeb.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Saturday May 9, 2015 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 popular music. Info contact: Miriam Simen at 617-244-6705.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM STEAM Skillshare: Homebrewing @ the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sara   617-796-1380   slevine@minlib.net
   

Craft beer and homebrewing have been growing in popularity. In this skillshare, we will be discussing the brewing process and what goes into making beer. Come learn about what tools, ingredients, and resources are out there for you to make your very own homebrew. Register online.

 
    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
        There are 30 spaces available.
Sunday May 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Mike Milnarik and Sanae Kanda perform Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/05_2015/wx05_10_Concert_KeysandBrass.jpgKeys & Brass members Sanae Kanda, piano and Michael S. Milnarik, brass, will give a virtuosic duo performance with blazing technical pieces, gorgeous love songs, killer tangos and a few surprises! The selections will be announced from the stage and will appeal to an audience of all ages.

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    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. This month they will discuss Mark Haddon’s The Gun and Kirstin Valdez Quade’s Nemercia both from The O’Henry Prize Stories of 2014. Info contact: Dotty at drgonson@comcast.net or 617-547-3833.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday May 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM iPad Level 3 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Topics include FaceTime, Apple ID and iCloud, Contacts, Spotlight search and more. Attendees must bring their Apple ID and password.

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 13 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM 3D Printing for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

3D Printing for Adults, Tuesday April 7, 7:00-8:30 pm: Learn how to design three dimensional objects using free computer aided design software and then print them on our 3D printer

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Deeper Roots by Katherine Butler Jones Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Program_K_JonesDr. Jones will speak about her book Deeper Roots: An American Odyssey. The book takes readers on a captivating quest from the hallways of Harlem, Jones’ childhood home, where her neighbors included future Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall and social scientist and civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois, to the halls of academia and the front lines of the civil rights movement. Butler Jones’ life is a timeless journey of curiosity, discovery and enlightenment. A book signing will follow.

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    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). This month they will discuss Death of a Salesman by Miller. Info contact: Abra Rosenzweig at 617-964-4064.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday May 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Strategic LinkedIn for Job Seekers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

ETR logoLinkedIn is constantly evolving. Wendy Gelberg of Employment & Training Resources, a MA One-Stop Career Center (ETR) will give an interactive (but not hands-on) workshop for job seekers who already have a LinkedIn Profile. To register (required) call ETR: 508-766-5700. 

 

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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 4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This session focuses on iCloud, synching devices, Photo Stream and iCloud email. Attendees must bring their Apple ID and password.

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 11 spaces available.
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM eBooks From the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

With 30,000+ titles, the library has something for everyone. Bring your Kindle, iPad, iPhone or Android Tablet and learn how! Attendees must bring their Apple ID and password along with their library card and pin number.

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 14 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Echoes of Highland Jazz: Twenty Years of Swinging in Newton Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

NFAlogoNancy Alimansky started Highland Jazz in 1983 in order to present high quality jazz concerts in Newton. During her twenty-year tenure she presented more than 175 events. She will discuss her experience, show slides, play audio clips and read from her eBook, Echoes of Highland Jazz. The eBook contains 150 photographs, links to 75 recordings and includes a section titled “Where Are They Now?”

This event is part of the May 2015 Festival of the Arts.

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    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: Special Collections
Thursday May 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Introduction to Excel Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

An overview of features including entering and editing data, formatting,  saving and printing workbooks, entering formulas and functions, inserting/deleting columns. To register call Employment & Training Resources: 508-766-5700.

    Location: Computer Center
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Tech Time A Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice.  We teach and inform.  We don't repair.

Our sessions are for education 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 run faster?'

 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Tech Time B Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice.  We teach and inform.  We don't repair.

Our sessions are for education 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 run faster?'

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Tech Time C Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice.  We teach and inform.  We don't repair.

Our sessions are for education 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 run faster?'

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Tech Time D Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice.  We teach and inform.  We don't repair.

Our sessions are for education 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 run faster?'

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Instagram 101 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ever see Instagram photos on your Facebook feed and wonder where they are originating? This class will educate you on what Instagram is, how it works and show you how to create your own. Instagram is for smart phones only. 

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 15 spaces available.
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
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/05_2015/wx05_17_Concert_Brooklyn_Art_Song_Society.jpgOne 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. Performers will be Elisabeth Marshall and Laura Strickling, soprano; Nils Neubert, tenor, and Michael Brofman, piano.

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

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

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Why are You Green? Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/05_2015/wx05_18_Program_Green%20Decade%20SGW_DirtyBoys.jpgJoin us for the annual spring program produced and hosted by Students for a Greener World (SGW), Green Decade/Newton’s student group. During this lively presentation, students of all ages from many Newton schools will come together to demonstrate how they’ve helped the environment. Additionally, the 2015 Annual Environmental Leadership Awards will be announced. Cosponsored by Green Decade/Newton.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
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z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Science Fiction Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The club meets monthly to discuss a selected sci-fi, fantasy or horror novel. This month they will read A Hymn Before Battle by John Ringo. . In June they will discuss The Martian by Andy Weir. Info contact: Budd Black at bookclubbudd@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Tuesday May 19, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Learn a Language at Your Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Let us help you fulfill that New Year’s resolution to learn a new language! The Library offers a wealth of resources from books to CDs to digital downloads to interactive apps. Come on by and we’ll teach you how!

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
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
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM eBooks From the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

With 30,000+ titles, the library has something for everyone. Bring your Kindle, iPad, iPhone or Android Tablet and learn how! Attendees must bring their Apple ID and password along with their library card and pin number.

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
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. This month they will discuss Philida, a novel by Andre Brink, recently deceased, of South Africa. Info contact: Anne Serafin at 617-527-1072.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Thursday May 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Intermediate Computers 102 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This intermediate follow-up to the popular Computers 101 goes beyond the basics.

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM LinkedIn 101 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

LinkedIn is a career and job search related social network platform. Come learn how to set up your profile to help with your career search. The Class will be in Special Collections.

    Location: Special Collections
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM History and Demonstration of Kathak Dance Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Author Anjali Mitter Duva will give a special presentation that will include a discussion of her book, Faint Promise of Rain, and a live demonstration of India’s classical storytelling kathak dance. The book was inspired by Duva’s visits to Rajasthan, India, and her study of the dance of the region. Set in 1554, the story is told from the perspective of Adhira, an exquisite dancer, and is filled with the sounds, sights and flavors of the Indian desert. Booklist called it, “A vividly rendered portrait of a bygone era.” Be sure to join us for this unique cultural experience. A book signing will follow with books provided by New England Mobile Book Fair.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday May 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM American Sniper Movie Screening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1394   romcgrath@minlib.net
   

American SniperU.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper) is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his brothers-in-arms. His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield. However, his reputation is also growing behind enemy lines, putting a price on his head and making him a prime target of insurgents. He is also facing a different kind of battle on the home front: striving to be a good husband and father from halfway around the world. Runtime 134 min. Rated R. Enjoy light refreshments provided by the Library.                                                     

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Digital Photography Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This class will cover the elements of shooting better digital photos. Students are encouraged to bring their cameras mobile phones, or any other devices they are using to take photos.

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
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 May 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Tech Time A Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice.  We teach and inform.  We don't repair.

Our sessions are for education 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 run faster?'

 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Tech Time B Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice.  We teach and inform.  We don't repair.

Our sessions are for education 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 run faster?'

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Tech Time C Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice.  We teach and inform.  We don't repair.

Our sessions are for education 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 run faster?'

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Tech Time D Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice.  We teach and inform.  We don't repair.

Our sessions are for education 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 run faster?'

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    617-796-1380   bookclub@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

The May book for discussion is A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson.

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
Saturday May 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:30 PM Strike a Chord: Live Music @ the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

foa logohttp://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/05_2015/wxSACTake1.jpgThe Newton Free Library will overflow with music on three separate stages on Saturday, May 30 at our day-long Strike a Chord: Live Music @ the Library festival. Newton-based performers will come together to dazzle you with their talent -- from professional classical, jazz and rock musicians, to elementary, middle and high school performers and more. Come catch the beat, it’s all free! Visit: guides.newtonfreelibrary.net/strikeachord for details. This event is part of the May 2015 Festival of the Arts.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:30 PM Strike a Chord: Live Music @ the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

foa logohttp://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/05_2015/wxSACTake1.jpgThe Newton Free Library will overflow with music on three separate stages on Saturday, May 30 at our day-long Strike a Chord: Live Music @ the Library festival. Newton-based performers will come together to dazzle you with their talent -- from professional classical, jazz and rock musicians, to elementary, middle and high school performers and more. Come catch the beat, it’s all free! Visit: guides.newtonfreelibrary.net/strikeachord for details. This event is part of the May 2015 Festival of the Arts.

    Location: Teen Area
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:30 PM Strike a Chord: Live Music @ the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

foa logohttp://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/05_2015/wxSACTake1.jpgThe Newton Free Library will overflow with music on three separate stages on Saturday, May 30 at our day-long Strike a Chord: Live Music @ the Library festival. Newton-based performers will come together to dazzle you with their talent -- from professional classical, jazz and rock musicians, to elementary, middle and high school performers and more. Come catch the beat, it’s all free! Visit: guides.newtonfreelibrary.net/strikeachord for details. This event is part of the May 2015 Festival of the Arts.

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Sunday May 31, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Ai-Ying Chiu on Piano Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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In a program titled Encore, pianist Ai-Ying Chiu will perform a program specially selected to include the most appealing and enjoyable piano pieces from different parts of the world such as Hungary, Poland, Turkey, Russia, Argentina, Taiwan and America. The audience will enjoy gorgeous classical, passionate Latin, mysterious Oriental and fun jazz pieces such as Tango by Issac Albeniz, Malaguena by Ernesto Lecuona, Nocturne op.48 no.1 by Frederic  Chopin, Islamei  (Oriental Fantasy ) by Mili A. Balakerew and more.

 

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday June 1, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Disability Awareness Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The purpose of the club is to engage in thought provoking discussion centered on books with a disability theme: fiction that portrays a character with a disability, nonfiction about living with a disability and biographies, autobiographies or memoirs about living with a disability. This month they will discuss Life Animated by Ron Susskind.  Info contact: Jenni Acosta at jacosta@understandingourdifferences.org.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday June 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Martin Whitkin and Emily Corbato Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The public is welcome to attend the opening reception for these concurrernt art shows. Martn Whitkin will be showing in the Gallery and Emily Corbato will be showing in the Main Hall. 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
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Wednesday June 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM You Wrote a Book, Now What? Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

U_Wrote_a_Book_Front_Cover Join Jan Kardys and Jeanne E. Rogers for a program that will cover the current state of the publishing business and help you understand the ins and outs of getting published. They will discuss the steps you’ll need to take to prepare your manuscript for publication, while providing valuable information about the pros and cons of traditional publishing vs. self-publishing. Jan L. Kardys is the Chairman and founder of Unicorn Writer’s Conference. Jeanne E. Rogers is a self-published author and Vice President of Unicorn for Writers LLC. 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
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. Info contact: Dotty at drgonson@comcast.net or 617-547-3833.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday June 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Rescheduled from February! Boston and the Civil War Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Barb berenson bk coverThe talk will touch on the pre-war story with a primary focus on how the war transformed Boston. Ms. Berenson will discuss how soldiers, women and Boston's Irish and black communities participated in the war effort and in the struggle against slavery. Lastly she will look at the end of the war and the leading role Boston played in the passage of the 13th Amendment, which permanently eradicated slavery from the nation. A Q and A and book signing will follow. The program is cosponsored by Historic Newton.

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

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

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

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

    Location: Special Collections
Thursday June 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Anita Diamant's The Boston Girl Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Author_Anita_DiamantNew York Times bestselling author Anita Diamant will speak on her newest book, The Boston Girl. Told through the eyes of a young Jewish woman growing up in Boston in the early 20th century, The Boston Girl is about family ties and values, friendship and feminism. This latest work, set against the backdrop of World War I, the great flu epidemic of 1918, the ideas of Margaret Sanger and more, is unforgettable. The talk will be followed by a book signing with books provided by New England Mobile Book Fair.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Saturday June 13, 2015 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 popular music. Info contact: Miriam Simen at 617-244-6705.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday June 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Tae Kim Piano Solo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/02_2015/wx02_15_Concert_Tae_Kim.jpgThe concert titled Child's Play will include Goldberg Variations BWV 988 by J.S. Bach and Kinderszenen Op. 15 by R. Schumann. Hailed as a “highly skilled improviser” by the New York Times and “prickly and explosive” by the Montreal Gazette, Tae Kim's rare blend of rigorous execution and whimsical styling creates an interpretation of the classical repertoire all his own.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday June 15, 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
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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
Tuesday June 16, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Playwrights Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Room A
Wednesday June 17, 2015 Go To Top
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
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM STEAM Lecture Series: Climate Reality Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for this presentation by Quentin Prideaux, a Climate Leader, from the Climate Reality Project. He will cover the impacts and causes of climate change, the actions we need to take, and what it all means for Massachusetts and the Northeast. He will discuss why some have been confused about the science and, although the subject is serious, Quentin keeps it positive and lighthearted where possible.

    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. This month they will discuss The Memory of Love, a novel by Aminatta Forna of Sierra Leone, West Africa. Info contact: Anne Serafin at 617-527-1072.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Thursday June 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Newton's Conservation Land: A 10-year Vision Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Jennifer Steel of the City of Newton Conservation Commission for a panel discussion that will showcase Newton's conservation land and lay out a 10-year visioning plan. A Q and A will follow. The program is cosponsored by The Newton Conservators.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday June 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Matthew Marcus Jazz Quartet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join the Matthew Marcus Jazz Quartet for a relaxing afternoon concert.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday June 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Look What A Wonder Radio Play Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1394   romcgrath@minlib.net
   
The Look What A Wonder one hour radio play.
 

                                                         

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Science Fiction Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The science fiction book club meets monthly to discuss a selected sci-fi, fantasy or horror novel. This month they will discuss The Martian by Andy Weir. Info contact: Budd Black at bookclubbudd@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Tuesday June 23, 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
   

Join Suzette Standring for a workshop on column and blog writing. Attendees will come away with the beginnings of three columns for blogs or future publication. Suzette Martinez Standring is a syndicated columnist who wrote the award winning book, The Art of Column Writing: Insider Secrets from Art Buchwald, Dave Barry, Arianna Huffington, Pete Hamill and Other Great Columnists. Registration is required.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
        There are 99 spaces available.
Wednesday June 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Laya's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Room A
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Thursday June 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    617-796-1380   bookclub@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

The June book for discussion is yet to be determined.

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

Dr. You Ju Lee will perform on piano.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday June 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Hiking the Appalachian Trail Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Jim Klumpp hiked the entire Appalachian Trail in the summer of 2014. Setting off from the summit of Springer Mountain in Georgia last April, 142 days and 2185 miles later, he reached the top of Mt. Katahdin in Maine; fufilling his life-long dream. Jim will share his experience through pictures, give advice on equipment and preparation and discuss how the hike impacted his life.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday July 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Chloe Feldman Emison 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 July 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Noureen Sultana 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 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: Special Collections
Wednesday July 15, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Painting Loose Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join watercolorist Eric Wiegardt for a live Painting Loose demonstration. The program is cosponsored by the Newton Art Association and the Newton Watercolor Society.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Thursday July 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM STEAM Lecture Series: Old Wives’ Tales and Science Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sara   617-796-1380   slevine@minlib.net
   

Join us for an evening with Michael Cross where  common myths are discussed and classified as TRUE or FALSE based on scientific evidence. Is it dangerous to hold your sneeze? Would cracking the knuckles cause arthritis? Carrots, do they really help with vision? Can you swim immediately after eating?

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Saturday July 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Creator Faire Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   lrowland@minlib.net
   

Join us for the second annual Creator Faire at the Newton Free Library. Meet local makers, engineers, tinkerers, science clubs, artists, and more. Look for an updated list of participants, coming soon!

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday July 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Science Fiction Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The science fiction book club meets monthly to discuss a selected sci-fi, fantasy or horror novel. This month they will discuss The Martian by Andy Weir. Info contact: Budd Black at bookclubbudd@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
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Thursday July 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Return to Norumbega Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Historical doumentarian Joe Hunter will show his film, Return to Norumbega. Run-time 50 minutes. Unrated. A Q and A with Mr. Hunter will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday July 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Predators: The CIA's Drone War on Al Qaeda Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Brian Williams, Professor of Islamic History at U. Mass Dartmouth, will give a talk on his book, Predators: The CIA's Drone War on Al Qaeda. Professor Williams will present a balanced talk covering the pros and cons of drone warfare including a discussion of his "boots on the ground" experience in the Middle East. The talk will be followed by a Q and A, and book signing.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Thursday July 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    617-796-1380   bookclub@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

Check back for details on this month's book.

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
Monday August 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Chuck Guest 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
Tuesday August 4, 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
Tuesday August 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM David Hagan Four Hands Piano Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join David Hagan and his sister, Christine, for a four hands piano concert. Details will follow.

    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
Thursday August 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM STEAM Lecture Series: Drone Photography and Videography with Above Summit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sara   617-796-1380   slevine@minlib.net
   

Join us for a talk by the founders of Above Summit as they discuss Aerial Cinemetography and Aerial Photography with the use of drones. They will talk about UAS technology and its myriad benefits.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday August 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Alena Zabava: Russian songs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Russian soprano Alena Zabava will sing Russian folks songs and accompany herself on guitar. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday August 26, 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 Banjar Lecture and Demonstration Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Michael Nix will give an intriguing lecture on the history of the banjo and speak about the banjar (a modern 7-stringed instrument that combines elements of the banjo and classical guitar) which he invented. He will also perform on the banjar. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Science Fiction Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The science fiction book club meets monthly to discuss a selected sci-fi, fantasy or horror novel. This month they will discuss The Martian by Andy Weir. Info contact: Budd Black at bookclubbudd@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
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Thursday August 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    617-796-1380   bookclub@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

Check back for details on this month's book.

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 1, 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 September 2, 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 September 7, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Disability Awareness Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The purpose of the club is to engage in thought provoking discussion centered on books with a disability theme: fiction that portrays a character with a disability, nonfiction about living with a disability and biographies, autobiographies or memoirs about living with a disability. This month they will discuss All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. In April they will discuss Raising Henry: A Memoir of Motherhood, Disbility and Discovery by Rachel Adams. Info contact: Jenni Acosta at jacosta@understandingourdifferences.org.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday September 8, 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 September 9, 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 Newton Art Association Reception Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Newton Art Association’s (NAA) 66th 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.

    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: Special Collections
Thursday September 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Living and Aging in Newton Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a program on living and aging in Newton cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday September 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Danielle Maddon on Viloin Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Danielle Maddon will perform on violin. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday September 14, 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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Wednesday September 16, 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 September 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Harvery Leonard: Weather and Climate Change Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Harvey Leonard of WCBB TV Channel 5 will speak about his career as a weather forecaster covering New England's notoriously fickle weather and his personal observations on climate change.

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

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

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday September 21, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM John's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Room A
Wednesday September 23, 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
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Science Fiction Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The science fiction book club meets monthly to discuss a selected sci-fi, fantasy or horror novel. This month they will discuss The Martian by Andy Weir. Info contact: Budd Black at bookclubbudd@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Thursday September 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    617-796-1380   bookclub@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

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

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

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Sunday September 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Tracy Clark Trio Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Tracy Clark Trio will perform. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday September 29, 2015 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 Employment & Training Resources (ETR), the MA Division of Career Services. 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
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM The Conversation: A Revolutionary Plan for End of Life Care Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Angelo Volandes, MD, MPH, will speak on his book The Conversation: A Revolutionary Plan for End of Life Care.  He is a physician and researcher at Harvard University and Mass General Hospital. The program is copsonsored by Good Shepherd Community Care. The talk will be followed by a book signing.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday September 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Volunteering with SOAR 55 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn about volunteering with SOAR55. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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Thursday October 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Diana Lisanto 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 4, 2015 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 WilsonCurrently making their home in Newton and Salem, MA, Boston Artists Ensemble is the recipient of grants from, among others, the National Endowment for the Arts. Join them for an intimate concert featuring retired Boston Symphony Orchestra cellist Jonathan Miller. The program details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday October 5, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Disability Awareness Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The purpose of the club is to engage in thought provoking discussion centered on books with a disability theme: fiction that portrays a character with a disability, nonfiction about living with a disability and biographies, autobiographies or memoirs about living with a disability. This month they will discuss All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. In April they will discuss Raising Henry: A Memoir of Motherhood, Disbility and Discovery by Rachel Adams. Info contact: Jenni Acosta at jacosta@understandingourdifferences.org.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday October 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 October 7, 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 October 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM The 440 Jazzy Violinist Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Tomoko Iwamoto and the 440 will perform. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday October 12, 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 October 13, 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 October 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: Special Collections
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Living and Aging in Newton Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a program on living and aging in Newton cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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Thursday October 15, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Brooks Mathewson Ecologist Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join ecologist and nature photographer Brooks Mathewson for a lecture. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday October 19, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM John's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Room A
Tuesday October 20, 2015 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 Employment & Training Resources (ETR), the MA Division of Career Services. 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
 
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
Wednesday October 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
Wednesday October 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
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Science Fiction Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The science fiction book club meets monthly to discuss a selected sci-fi, fantasy or horror novel. This month they will discuss The Martian by Andy Weir. Info contact: Budd Black at bookclubbudd@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Thursday October 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    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
Monday November 2, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Disability Awareness Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The purpose of the club is to engage in thought provoking discussion centered on books with a disability theme: fiction that portrays a character with a disability, nonfiction about living with a disability and biographies, autobiographies or memoirs about living with a disability. This month they will discuss All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. In April they will discuss Raising Henry: A Memoir of Motherhood, Disbility and Discovery by Rachel Adams. Info contact: Jenni Acosta at jacosta@understandingourdifferences.org.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday November 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 November 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
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Sunday November 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM All Newton Music School Concert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Faculty from the All Newton Music School will give a concert. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday November 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Living and Aging in Newton Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a program on living and aging in Newton cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Details will follow.

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

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

    Location: Room A
Tuesday November 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 November 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: Special Collections
Monday November 16, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM John's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Room A
Tuesday November 17, 2015 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 Employment & Training Resources (ETR), the MA Division of Career Services. 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
Wednesday November 18, 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 The Tailors of Tomaszow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Mr. Allan Chernoff, a prominent TV news commentator who reported for CNN, CNBC and other NBC-affiliated programs will discuss his book, The Tailors of Tomaszow. The book is about his ancestors, Jewish life in their home-town in Poland and the lives of Holocaust survivors from Tomaszow. Following his talk a representative from the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston and librarian Ginny Audet will briefly discuss genealogical resources available to the general public. A book Q and A, and book signing will follow with books provided by New England Mobile Book Fair.

    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
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Thursday November 19, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    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 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Ellipisis Trio to Perform Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Amanda Wang, violin; Patrick Owen, cello and Konstantinos Papadakis, piano, are the Ellipisis Trio. Details on their performance will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday November 25, 2015 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
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Science Fiction Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The science fiction book club meets monthly to discuss a selected sci-fi, fantasy or horror novel. This month they will discuss The Martian by Andy Weir. Info contact: Budd Black at bookclubbudd@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Sunday November 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Inhyun Lee on Piano Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/10_2014/wx10_26_Concert_Inhyun_Lee.jpgJoin Korean-born Inhyun Lee for a solo classical piano performance. Inhyun Lee is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Musical Arts at Boston University where she is also a piano performance teaching assistant. As an enthusiastic and passionate pianist, she won the American Protégé international piano competition.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday November 30, 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 features speakers who address a variety of environmental topics of local and global interest. Info here.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday December 1, 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 December 2, 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
Saturday December 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Art Reception for Jon C Lundell Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Gallery
Monday December 7, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Disability Awareness Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The purpose of the club is to engage in thought provoking discussion centered on books with a disability theme: fiction that portrays a character with a disability, nonfiction about living with a disability and biographies, autobiographies or memoirs about living with a disability. This month they will discuss All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. In April they will discuss Raising Henry: A Memoir of Motherhood, Disbility and Discovery by Rachel Adams. Info contact: Jenni Acosta at jacosta@understandingourdifferences.org.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday December 8, 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 December 9, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sequences: A Woman's Forum Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

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

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

    Location: Special Collections
Monday December 14, 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 December 15, 2015 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 Employment & Training Resources (ETR), the MA Division of Career Services. 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
Wednesday December 16, 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 7:30 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
Monday December 21, 2015 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM John's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Room A
Wednesday December 23, 2015 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
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Science Fiction Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The science fiction book club meets monthly to discuss a selected sci-fi, fantasy or horror novel. This month they will discuss The Martian by Andy Weir. Info contact: Budd Black at bookclubbudd@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Sunday December 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Jooyoung Kim Piano Solo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Jooyoug Kim for a solo piano performance. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday January 4, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Disability Awareness Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The purpose of the club is to engage in thought provoking discussion centered on books with a disability theme: fiction that portrays a character with a disability, nonfiction about living with a disability and biographies, autobiographies or memoirs about living with a disability. This month they will discuss All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. In April they will discuss Raising Henry: A Memoir of Motherhood, Disbility and Discovery by Rachel Adams. Info contact: Jenni Acosta at jacosta@understandingourdifferences.org.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday January 5, 2016 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 6, 2016 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
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Monday January 11, 2016 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 January 12, 2016 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 Employment & Training Resources (ETR), the MA Division of Career Services. 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 7:15 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 13, 2016 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: Special Collections
Wednesday January 20, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM African Lit. Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Sunday January 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Mirror Visions Vocal Ensemble Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/02_2015/wx02_22_Concert_Mirror_Visions_by_%20J._Henry_Fair2.jpgJoin Mirror Vissions for an afternoon performance. The performers will be Vira Slywotzky, soprano; Scott Murphree, tenor; Jesse Blumberg, baritone and Grant Wenaus, piano. Program details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday January 25, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM John's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Room A
Wednesday January 27, 2016 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
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Science Fiction Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The science fiction book club meets monthly to discuss a selected sci-fi, fantasy or horror novel. This month they will discuss The Martian by Andy Weir. Info contact: Budd Black at bookclubbudd@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Thursday January 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    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
Monday February 1, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Disability Awareness Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The purpose of the club is to engage in thought provoking discussion centered on books with a disability theme: fiction that portrays a character with a disability, nonfiction about living with a disability and biographies, autobiographies or memoirs about living with a disability. This month they will discuss All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. In April they will discuss Raising Henry: A Memoir of Motherhood, Disbility and Discovery by Rachel Adams. Info contact: Jenni Acosta at jacosta@understandingourdifferences.org.

    Location: Room A
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Tuesday February 2, 2016 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 3, 2016 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 February 8, 2016 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 9, 2016 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 Employment & Training Resources (ETR), the MA Division of Career Services. 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
 
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 10, 2016 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: Special Collections
Thursday February 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Screening of Hidden Gem: Historic Myrtle Baptist Church Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a screening of Hidden Gem: Historic Myrtle Baptist Church, film-maker Joe Hunter's movie which recounts the church's remarkable history.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday February 17, 2016 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
Monday February 22, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM John's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Room A
Tuesday February 23, 2016 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
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Wednesday February 24, 2016 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
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Science Fiction Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The science fiction book club meets monthly to discuss a selected sci-fi, fantasy or horror novel. This month they will discuss The Martian by Andy Weir. Info contact: Budd Black at bookclubbudd@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Thursday February 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    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
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Newton History Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Newton History Series features interesting programs that focus on our local history and runs annually from February through April. Details on this year's programs will follow. The series is cosponsored by Historic Newton.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday February 29, 2016 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 features speakers who address a variety of environmental topics of local and global interest. Info here.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday March 1, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Room A
Wednesday March 2, 2016 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 March 7, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Disability Awareness Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The purpose of the club is to engage in thought provoking discussion centered on books with a disability theme: fiction that portrays a character with a disability, nonfiction about living with a disability and biographies, autobiographies or memoirs about living with a disability. This month they will discuss All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. In April they will discuss Raising Henry: A Memoir of Motherhood, Disbility and Discovery by Rachel Adams. Info contact: Jenni Acosta at jacosta@understandingourdifferences.org.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday March 8, 2016 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 Employment & Training Resources (ETR), the MA Division of Career Services. 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
 
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 9, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sequences: A Woman's Forum Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

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

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

    Location: Special Collections
Monday March 14, 2016 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 15, 2016 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
Wednesday March 16, 2016 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
Monday March 21, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM John's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Room A
Tuesday March 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Water Street Trio Performs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pianist Mi Kyung Kim and saxophonists Sarah Marchitelli and Jacob Swanson are the Water Street Trio. Join them for an evening of classical. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday March 23, 2016 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
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Science Fiction Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The science fiction book club meets monthly to discuss a selected sci-fi, fantasy or horror novel. This month they will discuss The Martian by Andy Weir. Info contact: Budd Black at bookclubbudd@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Monday March 28, 2016 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 features speakers who address a variety of environmental topics of local and global interest. Info here.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Thursday March 31, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    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
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Newton History Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Newton History Series features interesting programs that focus on our local history and runs annually from February through April. Details on this year's programs will follow. The series is cosponsored by Historic Newton.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday April 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM All Newton Music School Concert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Faculty from the All Newton Music School will give a concert. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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Monday April 4, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Disability Awareness Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The purpose of the club is to engage in thought provoking discussion centered on books with a disability theme: fiction that portrays a character with a disability, nonfiction about living with a disability and biographies, autobiographies or memoirs about living with a disability. This month they will discuss All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. In April they will discuss Raising Henry: A Memoir of Motherhood, Disbility and Discovery by Rachel Adams. Info contact: Jenni Acosta at jacosta@understandingourdifferences.org.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday April 5, 2016 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 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
Wednesday April 6, 2016 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 11, 2016 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 12, 2016 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 Employment & Training Resources (ETR), the MA Division of Career Services. 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
 
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 13, 2016 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: Special Collections
Wednesday April 20, 2016 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
Monday April 25, 2016 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 features speakers who address a variety of environmental topics of local and global interest. Info here.

    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
Wednesday April 27, 2016 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
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Science Fiction Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The science fiction book club meets monthly to discuss a selected sci-fi, fantasy or horror novel. This month they will discuss The Martian by Andy Weir. Info contact: Budd Black at bookclubbudd@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Thursday April 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    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
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Newton History Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Newton History Series features interesting programs that focus on our local history and runs annually from February through April. Details on this year's programs will follow. The series is cosponsored by Historic Newton.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday May 2, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Disability Awareness Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The purpose of the club is to engage in thought provoking discussion centered on books with a disability theme: fiction that portrays a character with a disability, nonfiction about living with a disability and biographies, autobiographies or memoirs about living with a disability. This month they will discuss All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. In April they will discuss Raising Henry: A Memoir of Motherhood, Disbility and Discovery by Rachel Adams. Info contact: Jenni Acosta at jacosta@understandingourdifferences.org.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday May 3, 2016 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 4, 2016 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 May 9, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Short Story Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dotty   617-547-3833   
   

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

    Location: Room A
Tuesday May 10, 2016 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 Employment & Training Resources (ETR), the MA Division of Career Services. 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 7:15 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 11, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sequences: A Woman's Forum Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

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

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

    Location: Special Collections
Monday May 16, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM John's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Room A
Tuesday May 17, 2016 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
Wednesday May 18, 2016 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
Monday May 23, 2016 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 features speakers who address a variety of environmental topics of local and global interest. Info here.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday May 25, 2016 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
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Science Fiction Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The science fiction book club meets monthly to discuss a selected sci-fi, fantasy or horror novel. This month they will discuss The Martian by Andy Weir. Info contact: Budd Black at bookclubbudd@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Thursday May 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    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
Wednesday June 1, 2016 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 June 6, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Disability Awareness Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The purpose of the club is to engage in thought provoking discussion centered on books with a disability theme: fiction that portrays a character with a disability, nonfiction about living with a disability and biographies, autobiographies or memoirs about living with a disability. This month they will discuss All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. In April they will discuss Raising Henry: A Memoir of Motherhood, Disbility and Discovery by Rachel Adams. Info contact: Jenni Acosta at jacosta@understandingourdifferences.org.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday June 7, 2016 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 8, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sequences: A Woman's Forum Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

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

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

    Location: Special Collections
Monday June 13, 2016 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 features speakers who address a variety of environmental topics of local and global interest. Info here.

    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 June 14, 2016 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 Employment & Training Resources (ETR), the MA Division of Career Services. 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 7:15 PM  -  9:00 PM Great Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Room A
Wednesday June 15, 2016 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
Monday June 20, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM John's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Room A
Wednesday June 22, 2016 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
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Science Fiction Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The science fiction book club meets monthly to discuss a selected sci-fi, fantasy or horror novel. This month they will discuss The Martian by Andy Weir. Info contact: Budd Black at bookclubbudd@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Thursday June 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    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
Tuesday July 5, 2016 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 July 13, 2016 Go To Top
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: Special Collections
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Wednesday July 27, 2016 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
Thursday July 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    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
Tuesday August 2, 2016 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
Thursday August 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    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
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