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Saturday April 19, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Singing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Miriam Simen   617-244-6705   
   

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

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Dallas Buyers Club Movie Screening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1394   romcgrath@minlib.net
   

Dallas Buyers ClubTexas cowboy Ron Woodroof's free-wheeling life was overturned in 1985 when he was diagnosed as HIV-positive. Shunned and ostracized by many old friends and bereft of government-approved medicines, he decided to track down alternative treatments from all over the world by means both legal and illegal. Matthew McConaughey (Best Actor) and his costar Jared Leto (Best Supporting Actor) won Oscars for their roles in the film. Runtime 117 min. Rated R. Enjoy refreshments provided by the library!  

 

                                                        

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday April 22, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Playwrights Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Renewable Energy in Massachusetts Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Greening_Our_Community_Series_windmillAs part of the Greening Our Community Series Ann Berwick, Chair of the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities, will speak about why we need to decarbonize the economy and how to do it. Larry Chretien, Executive Director of Mass Energy Consumers Alliance, will address the topic of renewable energy in Massachusetts as it stands now and the prospects for growth. The program will conclude with a brief presentation on Solarize Newton given by Green Decade's Jay Walter, followed by a Q and A. Cosponsored by Green Decade/Newton. Info here.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday April 23, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Cancelled! Karen's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Cancelled! Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Karen Day at 617-244-4830.

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

Each month the group explores the rich variety of writings from Africa. This month they will discuss the We Need New Names, a novel by NoViolet Bulawayo from Zimbabwe. Info contact: Anne Serafin at 617-527-1072.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Thursday April 24, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Catherine Halpin   617-796-1380   bookclub@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

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

The book for discussion at April's meeting is: The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender

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 Author Talk with Andre Dubus Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Andres DubusJoin award-winning author Andres Dubus III for a talk on his newest book, Dirty Love. A concise collection of subtly linked stories set in coastal New Hampshire, Dirty Love explores the bottomless needs and stubborn weaknesses of people seeking gratification in food and sex, work and love. The characters in these novellas walk out the back door of one story and into the next, and love is tangled up with need, power, boredom, fear and fantasy. The talk will be followed by a book signing with books provided by New England Mobile Book Fair.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday April 27, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Kaleidoscope Chamber Ensemble Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Formed in 1996, Kaleidoscope performs a wide musical repertoire from Baroque to the most recent 21st century compositions. Join them for a concert that will include Arnold’s Suite Bourgeoise (flute, oboe, piano), Bach’s Cantata BWV 209Non sa che sia dolore ("He knows not what sorrow is") and Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday April 28, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM John's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Room A
Tuesday April 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Disobedience: The Sousa Mendes Story Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn about the remarkable true story described by historians as “the largest rescue action by a single individual during the Holocaust.”  Aristides de Sousa Mendes, the Portuguese Consul in Bordeaux, defied the direct orders of his government and chose to grant visas out of Occupied France to an estimated 30,000 refugees including around 10,000 Jews. The movie stars Bernard Le Coq as Aristides de Sousa Mendes and was filmed on location in France. Subtitled in English, runtime 104 minutes, unrated. A Q and A with Mr. Oesterreicher, whose family members were saved by Mendes, will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Thursday May 1, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Catherine Weber Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Catherine_Weber_tree_memoriesThe public is welcome to the opening reception for Tree Memories show. Refreshments will be served.

The series is an exploration of the history of trees that have personal meaning to artist Catherine M. Weber. The memories are not just her own. Each print, a slice of the tree’s history, exposes the tree’s own memories. The images are printed on Sumi rice paper, embedded in encaustic medium. On view in the Main Hall through May 29.

    Location: Gallery
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Saturday May 3, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Singing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Miriam Simen   617-244-6705   
   

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

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Art Reception for Rebecca Wallach Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

by_Rebecca_WallachThe Remaining Afloat: Works on Paper series celebrates camaraderie and resilience among an older population. Artist Rebecca Wallach's depictions of familiar characters playing within ambiguously nostalgic environments offer allegorical interpretations of the challenges and pleasures of aging as part of a community. On view in the Gallery through May 29. The public is welcome to attend the opening reception for this art show. Refreshments will be served.

    Location: Gallery
Sunday May 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Igor Lovchinsky on Piano Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Igor_Lovchinsky.Pianist Igor Lovchinsky will give a concert of works by Rachmaninoff, Scriabin, Kapustin and Prokofiev. Hailed by Gramophone as a "star of the future," Mr. Lovchinsky has performed at the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Auditorium, the Bushnell Center, the Eastman Theater and the Ohio Theater.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday May 5, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Ed's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Ed Loechler at 617-543-8153.
    Location: Room A
Tuesday May 6, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Pre-registration is required, space is limited.  The group is for serious writers pursuing publication. Each month two members submit a 15-25 page draft from a short story or novel to be read and critiqued by the class. Info contact: Castellano Turner, Ph.D at castellano.turner977@gmail.com.
    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM From a Different Shore: the Asian-American Experience Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

P WatanabeThe breadth of the Asian-American experience will surprise you when you come to hear Dr. Paul Y. Watanabe speak as part of Newton's celebration of Asian Pacific American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Dr. Watanabe will explore the themes of growth, longevity and diversity, and will shed light on what is sometimes described as the nation’s invisible minority. The presentation is cosponsored by NAPAN, the Newton Asian Pacific American Network, and will be followed by a reception.

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

Each month the group meets to discuss a selected contemporary book. This month they will discuss Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter. In June they will discuss Death of the Black-Haired Girl by Robert Stone. Info contact: Marilyn Miller at 617-332-4225.

    Location: Room A
Thursday May 8, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Optimizing Your Online Identity Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Jobs_Series_Greg_PageGreg Page, CEO and co-founder of Merrimack Analysis Group which helps individuals and institutions optimize their online identity and security, will give a program for job seekers. He will cover the basic aspects of online identity optimization, strategies for accentuating strengths, avoiding common mistakes, downplaying negative information and security concerns.

The series is facilitated by Career and Executive Coach Tammy Gooler Loeb and is for people who are considering a career transition, currently engaged in a job search or are interested in re-defining their career.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday May 11, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Concert-David McGrory Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

David McGrory
Join Belfast-born pianist David McGrory for a solo, classical performance. Mr. McGrory’s debut CD, Beethoven & Bizet: Variations, was released in 2012.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday May 12, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Short Story Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dotty   617-547-3833   
   

Each month the group reads and discusses two short selected stories. Copies of the stories may be picked up from the wall slots located in the Programs and Communications Department off of the second floor Teen Area. This month they will discuss Kelly Link’s The Summer People from The O’Henry Prize Stories of 2013, Edited by Laura Firman, Anchor Books, and Richard Powers’ To the Measures Fall from Best American Short Stories of 2011, Geraldine Brooks, Editor, Mariner Books. 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 13, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Developing Your Resume Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Doug Cole from  Massachusetts Employment Training and Resources (ETR) to learn how to:

  • Create and present your résumé as a marketing tool to potential employers
  • Understand that your résumé is a concise and clear representation of key qualifications
  • Tailor your résumé to the job posting KSAs (knowledge, skills and ability)
  • Assure that your résumé passes the “skim test”

Bring an up-to-date hard copy résumé for a five minute critique. Registration is required. 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). This month they will discuss The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Gibbon. Info contact: Abra Rosenzweig at 617-964-4064.

    Location: Room A
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Wednesday May 14, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sequences: A Woman's Forum Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    The group is led by Robin Mayer Stein, poet and journalist. Spark your creativity in an inspiring, intergenerational group for women. Read, converse and write in response to poems, essays and personal stories. Meet interesting people while savoring literary treats. Info contact: Robin at 617-965-2178.
    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Discover Digital Newton Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Suzanne Kalil   617/796-1380   newtonreference@minlib.net
   

Come join us in the Special Collections Room for an introductory talk on Newton Free Library’s digital collection.  Learn where you can find photographs, maps, yearbooks, oral histories and more free and online.  Hear about our ongoing efforts to preserve and digitize our historical collection.  Meet the City of Newton Archivist who will describe the caring and storing of public records and what they can tell us about our past.

    Location: Special Collections
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Encaustic Painting Then and Now Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

by Catherine WeberIn conjunction with her Tree Memories exhibit which will be on view in the Main Hall for the month of May, artist Catherine M. Weber will give a lecture and live encaustic demonstration. The program is cosponsored by the Newton Art Association, with funds provided by Whole Foods, Four Corners to bring art to the community.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Genealogy Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    The purpose of the club is to share information on records and approaches for starting or extending participants' genealogical research. Novices and experienced researchers are both welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring records and problems from their own research for discussion.  Info contact: Ginny Audet at NewtonGenealogyClub@gmail.com.
    Location: Room A
Thursday May 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie Screening, The Dewey Stone Connection Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Dewey Stone Israeli FamilyThe film details Brockton resident and businessman Dewey Stone’s incredible life story and the instrumental, secret role he played in the struggle for the creation of the state of Israel. The film was inspired by Brockton resident Walter Newman’s extensive research. As a child he was Dewey Stone’s neighbor and remembered hearing rumors of his neighbor’s involvement in ‘clandestine activities’ on behalf of the Jewish cause. The screening will be followed by a question and answer session led by director Michael Traub. More info here.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Saturday May 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Glory, Movie Screening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1394   romcgrath@minlib.net
   

GloryThe film, Glory will be screened in conjunction with the CW Memorial re-dedication. The film celebrates the act of mass courage undertaken by the little-known all-black members of the 54th Regiment of the Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry who were lead by Col. Robert Gould Shaw (Matthew Broderick). The film won three Oscars, Best Supporting Actor (Denzel Washington), Best Cinematography (Freddie Francis) and Best Sound Recording. Runtime 118 minutes. Rated R.

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday May 18, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Soaring Images with the Flying Flutistas Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Flying FlutistasLynne Krayer-Luke and Vanessa Breault Mulvey are the Flying Flutistas, a flute duo bound together through their shared experience of learning the flying trapeze! Join them as they create relaxing, exciting and whimsical correlations to music by Amaya, Breault, Morrison and Rimsky-Korsakov.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday May 19, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Green Kids - Green Newton - Green World Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

GD/NCome to our annual spring program produced by students of all ages as part of the Greening Our Community Series cosponsored by Green Decade/Newton (GDN). The event will be hosted by Students for a Greener World, GD/N’s student group, and will showcase students from many schools coming together to help the environment! The 2014 Environmental Leadership Awards will also be presented. Info here.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM John's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have works in progress. Info contact: John Bell at 617-733-5711.
    Location: Room A
Tuesday May 20, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Playwrights Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    The group is for those who have a commitment to writing and/or reading plays. Bring your original manuscript to read and share critiques in a supportive and honest manner. Info contact: Sandra Weintraub at sgweintraub@yahoo.com or 617-332-2990.
    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Turmoil and Transition in Boston: A Political Memoir from the Busing Era Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Larry_DiCara_Turmoil_and_Transition_CoverLarry DiCara was the youngest person ever elected to the Boston City Council. His book sweeps readers away on a journey through a generation of Boston's history, providing an intimate portrait of a city in transition from its Brahmin-Irish-Italian past in the 1950s to what is today a wonderfully diverse, booming metropolis. Book signing will follow with books provided by New England Mobile Book Fair.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday May 21, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM African Lit. Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each month the group explores the rich variety of writings from Africa. This month they will discuss Fear, by Peter Godwin of Zimbabwe. Info contact: Anne Serafin at 617-527-1072.

    Location: Room A
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Thursday May 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Black Sheep Knitting Presents: Knitting & Math Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

Do you love to knit but get bogged down in the measurements?  Can't wait to start your next project but don't want to check your gauge?  Want to challenge yourself with a more complex pattern but have questions about the math?  Then please join us for a fun and informative session led by experts from The Black Sheep Knitting Company in Needham!  They'll cover all you need to know about knitting and math, from the basics to more complex computations.  There will be time for questions after their presentation.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday May 27, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Music From the '60s That Still Matters Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

60sbaez_and_dylan_mlk14_sepia.Hear songs about civil rights and civil liberties, war and peace, women’s rights, workers’ rights, environmental awareness and other causes from the 60s. Performed and hosted by Paul D. Lehrman and Jeffrey A. Summit of Tufts University. Beth Bahia Cohen, Ben Krakauer and other special guests will be featured. Enjoy songs and the stories behind them by Bob Dylan, Tom Paxton, Phil Ochs, Pete and Peggy Seeger, Joni Mitchell, Jacques Brel and many more. Singing along will be encouraged!

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday May 28, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Karen'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: Karen Day at 617-244-4830.
    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Strategies of Positive Psychology Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Mark_SchneiderThe relatively young field of positive psychology has demonstrated that enhancing positive emotions can lead to improvements in psychological well-being as well as physical health. Join Mark S. Schneider, Ph.D. for a program that will demonstrate some of the powerful features of positive psychology and the effect it can have on enhancing well-being in people who are mentally well.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Thursday May 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM The Monuments Men Movie Screening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1394   romcgrath@minlib.net
   

The Monuments MenThis WWII drama stars John Goodman, Bill Murray, George Clooney, Matt Damon, Cate Blanchett and tells the story of a platoon tasked by FDR to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their rightful owners. Runtime 118 min. PG-13. Enjoy refreshments provided by the library.

 

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

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

The book for discussion at May's meeting is: The Wordy Shipmates by Sarah Vowell

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 31, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Her: Movie Screening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1394   romcgrath@minlib.net
   

her Joaquin Phoenix plays a withdrawn writer, Theodore Twombly, who falls in love with his computer's highly advanced operating system named Samantha. Director Spike Jonze won an Academy Award for Best Screenplay for this film. 126 minutes Rated R.

 

                                                        

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday June 1, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Aaron Rivkin Brass Ensemble Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Aaron Rivkin and friends for a brass ensemble concert.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday June 2, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Ed's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Ed Loechler at 617-543-8153.
    Location: Room A
Tuesday June 3, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Pre-registration is required, space is limited.  The group is for serious writers pursuing publication. Each month two members submit a 15-25 page draft from a short story or novel to be read and critiqued by the class. Info contact: Castellano Turner, Ph.D at castellano.turner977@gmail.com.
    Location: Room A
Wednesday June 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Employment & Training Resources Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A program on Networking for Job Seekers will be given by a Angie Grant 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
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception with Rob Franco Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    The public is welcome to attend the opening reception for this art show. Refreshments will be served
    Location: Gallery
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Contemporary Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Each month the group meets to discuss a selected contemporary book. Info contact: Marilyn Miller at 617-332-4225.
    Location: Room A
Thursday June 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Russell duPont 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
Saturday June 7, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Singing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Miriam Simen   617-244-6705   
   

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

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday June 8, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM James Winn and David Kopp perform Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join James Winn, flute, and David Kopp, piano, for an afternoon concert.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday June 9, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Short Story Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dotty   617-547-3833   
    Each month the group reads and discusses two short selected stories. Copies of the stories may be picked up from the wall slots located in the Programs and Communications Department off of the second floor Teen Area. The group is led by Dotty Gonson and Frannie Moyer, both of whom taught at Newton South High School. Info contact: Dotty at drgonson@comcast.net or 617-547-3833.
    Location: Room A
Tuesday June 10, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM The History of Greater Boston's Waterway Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

the Charles River bookAuthor Ted Clarke will speak about his new book, The Charles River: A History of Greater Boston's Waterway. The Charles River defines a good portion of Newton’s boundary and has been entwined with the city’s history from its founding. Serving as a source of waterpower, transportation and recreation for Newton and the other 23 towns and cities along its route, the story of the Charles includes many notable American figures. The program is cosponsored by Historic Newton. The talk will be followed by a book signing.

    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 11, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sequences: A Woman's Forum Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    The group is led by Robin Mayer Stein, poet and journalist. Spark your creativity in an inspiring, intergenerational group for women. Read, converse and write in response to poems, essays and personal stories. Meet interesting people while savoring literary treats. Info contact: Robin at 617-965-2178.
    Location: Room A
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Genealogy Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    The purpose of the club is to share information on records and approaches for starting or extending participants' genealogical research. Novices and experienced researchers are both welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring records and problems from their own research for discussion.  Info contact: Ginny Audet at NewtonGenealogyClub@gmail.com.
    Location: Room A
Sunday June 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Gerry and Gerard Beaudoin Play Jazz Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join award winning jazz guitarist Gerry Beaudoin for an afternoon of traditional jazz music. Gerry has recorded and toured with the likes of J.Geils, blues icon Duke Robillard and jazz guitar legend Bucky Pizzarelli. He will be joined by his son, Gerard Beaudoin III, on vibraphone and Justin Meyer on acoustic bass.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday June 16, 2014 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. 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 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Mandela: In Celebration of a Great Life Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Charlene Smith, Nelson Mandela's authorized biographer, will speak on her book Mandela: In Celebration of a Great Life. Smith is a South African journalist and news editor specializing in resistance politics during Apartheid. When Mandela returned to Johannesbery from jail, she was chosen from hundreds of journalists to interview him. The talk will be followed by a book signing with books provided by New England Mobile Book Fair.

    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 June 18, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Movie, Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1394   romcgrath@minlib.net
   

Join us for a screening of a popular film. Details will be posted as they become available.                                                    

    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: Room A
Sunday June 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM A Musical Journey Through Spain Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join pianist Martin Soderberg for a musical journey through Spain as he plays some of the best piano music from Spanish composers such as Antonio Soler, Isaac Albeniz, Enrique Granados and others.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday June 23, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Rob Velella as Nathaniel Hawthorne Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join living history performer, Rob Velella, as he portrays one-time Newton resident, Nathaniel Hawthorne. The program is titled Hawthorne: The Haunted Mind. The program is cosponsored by Historic Newton.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday June 24, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Who's Tracking You Online? Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Greg PageJoin Greg Page for a program titled Who’s Tracking You Online?  The Quiet “Big Data Revolution”.  Every mouse click, every keystroke, and every tablet or smart phone selection that we make helps data collectors paint a picture about who we are. During this interactive presentation, we will talk about the positive, negative, and uncertain implications of the era of Big Data, critical issues surrounding individual privacy and security, and ways that individual web users can minimize their online footprint.

Greg Page, CEO and co-founder of Merrimack Analysis Group, is a MBA candidate at the MIT Sloan School of Management. A former U.S. Navy as an Intelligence Officer, he served three overseas tours supporting ground units in Iraq. Greg is now a Captain in the U.S. Army Reserve.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday June 25, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Karen'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: Karen Day at 617-244-4830.
    Location: Room A
Thursday June 26, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Catherine Halpin   617-796-1380   bookclub@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

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

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

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Sunday June 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM New England Opera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Erica Reitshamer of the New England Opera Club will give an opera-related lecture. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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Monday June 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Long Mile Home Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Boston Globe reporters Scott Helman and Jenna Russell will speak on their book, Long Mile Home, the definitive work on the Boston Marathon bombing and subsequent manhunt for the Tsarnaev brothers as seen through the eyes of seven principal characters including the bombers, the wounded, a victim, a cop and a doctor. A book signing with books provided by New England Mobile Book Fair.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday July 2, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Movie, TBA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1394   romcgrath@minlib.net
   

Enjoy a newly released movie. Title to be announced soon.                    

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Thursday July 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception Kellie Weeks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Gallery
Tuesday July 8, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Maureen Fahey Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Gallery
Wednesday July 9, 2014 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: Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Revolution and Independence Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Gary Hylander, Adjunct Professor of Education at Stonehill College, for a lecture titled Revolution and Independence. The program will focus on the Revolutionary War and the Declaration of Independence. The program is cosponsored by Lasell Village.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday July 14, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Swingin' the Blues with the Paul Speidel Jazz Duo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join the Paul Speidel Jazz Duo for blues and more.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday July 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM The Art of Column & Blog Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn how to rock a reader in 500 words or less whether you're blogging or writing columns. Learn tips and techniques used by award-winning newspaper columnists to fuel a faithful readership. The program will be facilitated by award-winning author Suzette Martinez Standring. Copies of her new book, The Art of Opinion Writing: Insider Secrets from Top-Op Ed Columnists, will be available for purchase at the end of the program.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday July 23, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Movie, TBA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1394   romcgrath@minlib.net
   

Enjoy a newly released movie. Title to be announced soon.                                                     

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday July 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Chocolate: The Perfect Drug Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Mike Cross Ph.D, for a lecture titled Chocolate: The Perfect Drug.

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

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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Tuesday August 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Vicki McKenna Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

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

Enjoy a newly released movie. Title to be announced soon.                                                          

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Thursday August 7, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Felix Para Performs on Violin Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Felix Para, concert master of the Orquest Sinfonica del Estado de Mexico, will perform on violin.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday August 11, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Stormin' Norman Zamcheck and Friends Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join acclaimed pianist, singer/songwriter and raconteur Stormin' Norman Zamcheck and friends for a performance of Mr. Zamcheck's most famous songs such as Memories of Georgia, Crazy Lady and Bless the Family.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday August 13, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Movie, TBA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1394   romcgrath@minlib.net
   

Enjoy a newly released movie. Title to be announced soon.                                                        

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday August 19, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Green Smoothie Demo and Tasting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Julie Salvato of HappyVegHead.com for a program on how to make green smoothies. Learn why many people are chosing to start their day with fresh veggies, fruits and superfoods. Julie will demonstrate several recepies and provide some some delicious samples. Online registration is required and begins on Monday, June 23.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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Wednesday August 20, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Movie, TBA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1394   romcgrath@minlib.net
   

Enjoy a newly released movie. Title will be announced soon.                                                      

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Thursday August 28, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Catherine Halpin   617-796-1380   bookclub@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

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

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

 
    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday September 10, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception Newton Art Association Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

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

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

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday September 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Writing Your Life With William Novak Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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Tuesday September 16, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_pencil 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Poetry Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Thursday September 18, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Jobs Seekers and Career Development Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   


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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday September 24, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
Thursday September 25, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Catherine Halpin   617-796-1380   bookclub@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pianist Sachiko Kato will perform Bach's Goldberg Variations.

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

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

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


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

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

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

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday October 21, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Wild Edible Plants Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday October 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
Sunday October 26, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mollie M. and Ross Petot Perform Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday November 18, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_pencil 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Poetry Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday November 19, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
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Tuesday December 2, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Andrew Fish Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

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

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

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

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

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday December 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
Sunday December 21, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tekalli Duo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Jamila and Suliman Tekalli posess a rare type of sibling chemistry that allows them to interpret two insturments (violin and piano) as one. Join the Tekalli Duo for an enthralling afternoon concert.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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