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Wednesday May 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM iPad Advanced Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This class will focus on: searching through applications and the web, using control center, Siri, adding and removing apps and Find My iPhone. Registration is required

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Contemporary Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

They will discuss Plainsong by Kent Haruf. In June they will discuss The Three Weissmanns of Westport by Cathleen Schine. Info contact: Marilyn Miller at 617-332-4225.

    Location: Room A
Thursday May 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM SCORE: Help for Small Businesses Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SCORE   617-565-5591   
   

scoreSCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) volunteers will provide area small business owners with free, one-hour counseling and advice sessions. Registration is required. Click here to schedule a 1-hour session or call 617-565-5591 for information. All sessions will take place in the second floor Meeting Room 2H (adjacent to the Computer Center). 

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

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. Our sessions are for educational and informational help only. For example, if your question is, “What can I do to make my computer run faster?” we can help you. We don't do repairs (i.e. we cannot fix a broken computer). Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Tech Time B Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. Our sessions are for educational and informational help only. For example, if your question is, “What can I do to make my computer run faster?” we can help you. We don't do repairs (i.e. we cannot fix a broken computer). Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Game Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Drop in and play board games! Bring your own or use ours! We'll have lots of games available like Settlers of Catan, King of Tokyo and more. All ages welcome. (Many games are suitable only for ages 12+.) No registration required.

Check out our list of board games here

    Location: 3rd Floor
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM The Holocaust and Civil Rights Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

In honor of Yom Hashoah, Boston-based Civil Rights Attorney Frederick Thomas Golder will tell the incredible true story of Holocaust survivor Benjamin Sharnofsky. After surviving the concentration camps during WWII, Mr. Sharnofsky emigrated to the U.S. and became a respected school teacher. Ultimately he was unceremoniously fired for being, “too Jewish.” Learn about Mr. Sharnofsky’s physical and spiritual endurance as well as his legal battle against discrimination and for his first amendment right to freedom of religious expression.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Saturday May 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Hands On Arduino Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Arduino is a simple microcontroller kit which lets you build digital devices and interactive objects that can sense and control objects in the physical world. Go beyond blinking an LED and combine sensors and other elements to create an interactive project. Some previous experience with Arduino or other coding experience required.

For ages 18 and up. Registration is required.

This Code Newton program is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

 

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 5 spaces available.
Sunday May 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nate Aronow's Nextet Performs Jazz Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

fosThe Nate Aronow Nextet has been delighting audiences with its brand of thoughtful contemporary jazz at clubs, festivals and private events in New England for several years. For this concert they will perform several of their most popular original compositions in swing, Latin and fusion styles, as well as tunes composed by some of the jazz greats over the last few decades such as Joe Henderson, Wayne Shorter and Miles Davis. The band members are:

Nate Aronow, piano and compositions

Ken Accardi, trumpet

Chris Pitts, tenor saxophone

Dave Mercure, electric bass

Brendan Byrnes, drums 

This program is part of the Newton Festival of the Arts.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday May 9, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is open to those interested in writing a memoir or autobiography. Meetings begin with time for writing followed by reading and sharing of work. Group members offer each other encouraging feedback. Facilitator Tom Yee is a licensed high school English teacher and Content Development Manager for a local publisher. Info contact newton.memoir@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
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 Grace Paley’s Friends from her collection titled Later the Same Day, Penguin Books, New York, 1986, and Lucia Berlin’s A Manual for a Cleaning Lady from a collection of her selected stories published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 2015. 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: Trustees' Room
Tuesday May 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM ETR Résumé Development Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

ETR logoJoin us for an Employment & Training Resources (ETR) workshop where you will learn how to develop a résumé that will best market your skills, accomplishments and positive attributes including writing a powerful summary. The workshop will be facilitated by Donna LaMontagne. She is a Certified Professional & Executive Resume Writer/Career Advisor with Metro South/West Employment & Training Resources out of both the Newton satellite and Framingham offices. Space is limited, registration is required. Call ETR at 508-766-5700 to secure a seat.

 

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Device Advice (Android) A Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Computer 101 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice (Android) B Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Device Advice (Android) C Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Device Advice (Android) D Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM What Makes Them Write: Authors on Their Influences and Inspiration Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

foa Join us for a lively literary with:

Christopher Lydon, moderator (host of WBURs Open Source)

Andre Dubus III (Garden of Last Days)

Emily Franklin (Last Night at the Circle Cinema)

Seth Mnookin (The Panic Virus)

Engage in a stimulating conversation with the celebrity authors about their writing process, favorite author and current work. This special event is part of the Newton Festival of the Arts. A book sale will follow with books provided by New England Mobile Book Fair. Seating is limited and is provided on a first come, first served basis.

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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
   

This month they will discuss Oedipus the King by Sophocles. The reading is from Great Books Foundation publication, Fifth Series, Volume 1. 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
 
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 Play Reading Book Club Staged Sharing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/05_2016/wx05_11_Program_ArtsEmerson_DaughterOfACubanRevolutionary%20_by_MirandaWright.jpgOver the past five weeks the Play Reading Book Group has gathered to read, study, attend and discuss Marissa Chibas’ Daughter of A Cuban Revolutionary. Now they will enthusiastically share their experience with the public through a presentation followed by a Q and A. The group is cosponsored by ArtsEmerson, the professional presenting and producing organization of the Office of the Arts at Emerson College in Boston. Refreshments will be served.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Thursday May 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM SCORE: Help for Small Businesses Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SCORE   617-565-5591   
   

scoreSCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) volunteers will provide area small business owners with free, one-hour counseling and advice sessions. Registration is required. Click here to schedule a 1-hour session or call 617-565-5591 for information. All sessions will take place in the second floor Meeting Room 2H (adjacent to the Computer Center). 

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    Location: Study Room 2H
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Murder by the Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Murder by the Book Club meets each month to discuss books with a mystery theme. Details will follow on the title for the current month. The club is led by library staffer Kathleen Hennrikus and is cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Info contact: khennrikus@minlib.net or call 617-796-1360.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
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misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Tech Time A Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. Our sessions are for educational and informational help only. For example, if your question is, “What can I do to make my computer run faster?” we can help you. We don't do repairs (i.e. we cannot fix a broken computer). Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Tech Time B Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. Our sessions are for educational and informational help only. For example, if your question is, “What can I do to make my computer run faster?” we can help you. We don't do repairs (i.e. we cannot fix a broken computer). Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult Coloring Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

It’s not just for kids! Drop in anytime for an evening of coloring. Bring your own coloring book or use some of our coloring sheets and colored pencils! No registration required.

    Location: 3rd Floor
Sunday May 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Newton Family Singers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/05_2016/wxNewton%20Festival%20of%20the%20Arts%20-%2010in%20-%20lighter.jpgThe Newton Family Singers is an intergenerational chorus of 65 singers that celebrates family, community and American folk music. Their Artistic Director, Chris Eastburn, is an award-winning composer and musician. Join them as they present a selection of songs from their show Long May You Run: Songs by Neil Young and Friends. Children are welcome and all are encouraged to join in and sing! This program is part of the Newton Festival of the Arts.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday May 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Tracking Ancestors Using Local Resources -- Yours and Theirs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Familiarizing yourself with local resources available near where your ancestor lived, and how to contact them, can prove invaluable to your research. Knowing what is available in your own local library and what other resources may be available in your vicinity can also be of critical importance. This class is about how to find useful local libraries, historical and genealogical societies and people with similar interests to help you.  Covered also is how to ask a good question and an introduction to some of the resources in our own Special Collections. Registration is required. 

    Location: Special Collections
        There are 7 spaces available.
 
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 Harp? The Seductive Power of the World’s Oldest Instrument Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

foa Ancient to modern, every culture has had some version of a harp. Judith Kogan will explore this phenomenon with the help of the Newton Youth Harp Ensembles whose members range from age nine to eighteen. A winner of competitions on both classical and Celtic harp, Judith Kogan is creator and host of Boston's Distinguished Harpist Series. She has been heard on NPR’s All Things Considered and Fresh Air. Ms. Kogan is the author of Nothing But the Best: The Struggle for Perfection at the Juilliard School. This program is part of the Newton Festival of the Arts.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday May 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Device Advice (iPhone) A Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice (iPhone) B Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Device Advice (iPhone) C Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Device Advice (iPhone) D Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Monthly Make -- Fun with Orgami Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Gather each month for an exciting hands-on activity! Some months will feature guided crafts and others may be more open ended. Either way you'll meet new people, work with varying mediums and materials, and have something to take home! This month we’ll be working with origami. No registration required.

    Location: 3rd Floor
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Jobs Seekers and Career Development Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   


http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/05_2016/wx05_17_Program_Jobs_Series_Bonnie_Petrovich.jpgThis presentation will demystify “personal branding” and help you continue, or begin, your journey of clarifying your own brand. We will explore the components of a personal brand, and how to incorporate it in choosing your career direction and creating your promotional materials. This fun, engaging session will be led by Bonnie Petrovich, M.Ed., CPC. She is a certified career transition consultant and executive coach with extensive professional experience in training and development, HR and recruiting. 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
 
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 617-244-6236.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday May 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Keeping Your Computer Safe -- Windows Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

We will cover how to spot an online scam, avoid identity theft online, and keep your browsing safe. Registration is required.

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Old School Sci Fi Book and Movie Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Hewitt     khewitt@minlib.net
   

The group meets to discuss works of science ­fiction and view movie adaptations.This month we will be discussing The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by R.L.Stevenson and watching the 1932 movie adaptation. Intended for adults. Info contact: khewitt@minlib.net.

    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. This month they will discuss Looking for Transwonderland: Travels in Nigeria by Noo Saro-Wiwa.Info contact: Anne Serafin at 617-527-1072.

    Location: Room A
Thursday May 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM SCORE: Help for Small Businesses Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SCORE   617-565-5591   
   

scoreSCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) volunteers will provide area small business owners with free, one-hour counseling and advice sessions. Registration is required. Click here to schedule a 1-hour session or call 617-565-5591 for information. All sessions will take place in the second floor Meeting Room 2H (adjacent to the Computer Center). 

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    Location: Study Room 2H
 
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. Offered by Employment & Training Resources (ETR), a MA One-Stop Career Center. To register (required) call ETR: 508-766-5700.

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

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. Our sessions are for educational and informational help only. For example, if your question is, “What can I do to make my computer run faster?” we can help you. We don't do repairs (i.e. we cannot fix a broken computer). Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Tech Time B Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. Our sessions are for educational and informational help only. For example, if your question is, “What can I do to make my computer run faster?” we can help you. We don't do repairs (i.e. we cannot fix a broken computer). Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Computer Aided Design and 3D Printing for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn how to design 3D objects using free computer aided design software and then print them on the library’s 3D printer. For ages 18+. Registration is required.

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 2 spaces available.
Friday May 20, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 3:00 PM  -  4:00 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 May 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Concert for Cello, Flute and Piano Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

foaNancy Hair, cello, Tamara Goldstein, piano, and Rachel Roberts, flute, will perform Sonata in G minor for Cello and Piano by Henry Eccles, Jet Whistle for Flute and Cello by Hector Villa-Lobos and Rachmaninov’s Cello Sonata. Cellist Nancy Hair is known both as a versatile performer and devoted teacher in the Boston area, across the U.S. and in Europe and Asia. Pianist Tamara Goldstein enjoys a diverse career as a chamber musician and educator and has traveled with recital partners for performance and teaching engagements on five continents. Flutist Rachel Roberts is the Founder and Director of New England Conservatory’s Entrepreneurial Musicianship Department. This event is part of the Newton Festival of the Arts.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
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Monday May 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Assistive Technology Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Did you know your iPhone and iPad come with built-in assistive technology?  Come learn about the accessibility features that can make your life easier! Newton Free Library welcomes participants with disabilities.  For questions about accessibility or to request accomodations,  please contact Kim at khewitt@minlib.net or 617/796-1360 as early as possible.  Registration is required.

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Game Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Drop in and play board games! Bring your own or use ours! We'll have lots of games available like Settlers of Catan, King of Tokyo and more. All ages welcome. (Many games are suitable only for ages 12+.) No registration required.

Check out our list of board games here

    Location: 3rd Floor
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Are You Keen on Being Green? Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

foaJoin us for the annual spring program produced and hosted by Students for a Greener World (SGW), Green Newton’s student group. During this lively presentation, students of all ages from Newton schools will come together to demonstrate how they’ve helped the environment. Additionally, the 2016 Annual Environmental Leadership Awards will be announced. Visit their display in the three Main Hall cases throughout the month. This program is part of the Newton Festival of the Arts.

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    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 Gone Away World by Nick Harkaway. In June they will discuss The Peace War by Vernor Vinge. Info contact: Budd Black at bookclubbudd@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Tuesday May 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Device Advice (Android) A Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice (Android) B Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Device Advice (Android) C Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Research Help Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Do you have a thesis to write or a project to research? Get personalized, one-on-one help using library resources to develop your topic. Registration is required.

    Location: Special Collections
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Device Advice (Android) D Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
        There is 1 space available.
Wednesday May 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Learn a Language Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come learn about all the resources the library ahs for you to start your journey in learning a new language. We'll cover print materials but also our online eResource, Mango Languages! 

    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 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM SCORE: Help for Small Businesses Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SCORE   617-565-5591   
   

scoreSCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) volunteers will provide area small business owners with free, one-hour counseling and advice sessions. Registration is required. Click here to schedule a 1-hour session or call 617-565-5591 for information. All sessions will take place in the second floor Meeting Room 2H (adjacent to the Computer Center). 

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    Location: Study Room 2H
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Hooked on Books Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    617-796-1380   bookclub@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

This months book is All the Light We Cannot Seeby Anthony Doer

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.

For more information about the club and to see previous book selections visit: http://guides.newtonfreelibrary.net/hookedonbooks

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Labors of Love: New Comedies and Dramas by the Newton Playwrights Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

foaPlease join members of the Newton Playwrights group as they present staged readings of original off-the-wall comedies and dramas based on real historical events. The program will include:

Mumbet: aka Elizabeth Freeman by Geralyn Horton

Dog Park Afternoon by Nancy Temple

The Nazi Prophet by Jonathan Brickman

The Remington by Margie Semilof

English Class by Sandra Weintraub

Info email Sandra Weintraub: sgweintraub@yahoo.com. This program is part of the Newton Festival of the Arts.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Saturday May 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Concussion: Movie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   ROMcGrath@minlib.net
   

ConcussionFilmmaker Peter Landesman (Parkland) wrote and directed this sports-themed drama based on Jeanne Marie Laskas' GQ article "Game Brain," about the potentially horrific cost of playing football. Pittsburgh-based neuropathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu (Will Smith) discovers a degenerative brain disease now known as CTE in the autopsies of several deceased pro-football players, but after presenting his research, he finds himself under fire from the NFL. Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Luke Wilson, Alec Baldwin, Bitsie Tulloch, and Albert Brooks co-star. PG-13. Runtime 123 min. Enjoy light refreshments courtesy of the library. Saturday, May 28, 2 pm.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday May 31, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Device Advice (iPhone) A Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice (iPhone) B Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Device Advice (iPhone) C Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Device Advice (iPhone) D Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Native Plants and Invasive Species Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/05_2016/wx05_31_Program_Conservators_Glossy_Buckthorn.jpgHorticulturist Bruce Wenning will give a talk on some of the more common exotic invasive woody plants that are found in Newton and the surrounding communities. Learn about the traits of these pest-like plants and why they really are detrimental to our native ecosystems. Control options will also be discussed. Mr. Wenning has over 20 years’ experience working with volunteer groups and private clients in the control of exotic invasive plant projects. He is the horticulturist at The Country Club in Brookline. The program is cosponsored by Newton Conservators and Green Newton. (Image: Glossy Buckthorn)

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
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
Thursday June 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM SCORE: Help for Small Businesses Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SCORE   617-565-5591   
   

scoreSCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) volunteers will provide area small business owners with free, one-hour counseling and advice sessions. Registration is required. Click here to schedule a 1-hour session or call 617-565-5591 for information. All sessions will take place in the second floor Meeting Room 2H (adjacent to the Computer Center). 

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    Location: Study Room 2H
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Game Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Drop in and play board games! Bring your own or use ours! We'll have lots of games available like Settlers of Catan, King of Tokyo and more. All ages welcome. (Many games are suitable only for ages 12+.) No registration required.

Check out our list of board games here

    Location: 3rd Floor
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Just Peace Players Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Just Peace Players will present short vignettes of stories they collected from women who lived through WWII. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday June 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM What makes a great tenor? Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Erika Reitzhamer of the New England Opera Club will give a talk titled, "What makes a great tenor?" Her program will include audio and visual elements. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday June 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM The Finest Hours Movie Screening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   RoMcGrath@minlib.net
   

The Finest HoursThis docudrama depicts the incredible true story of a daring Coast Guard rescue operation off of Cape Cod during a ferocious storm in the winter of 1952. When an oil tanker splits in half, trapping its crew aboard the sinking vessel, four brave Guardsmen set out to save them. Craig Gillespie directed this adventure drama, which stars Chris Pine, Ben Foster, and Eric Bana. PG-13. Runtime 117 min. Light refreshments provided courtesy of the library.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
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. Info contact: Jenni Acosta at jacosta@understandingourdifferences.org.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday June 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception Boston Chinese Photo Club/Newton Group 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. Details will follow.

    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 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
 
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 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM SCORE: Help for Small Businesses Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SCORE   617-565-5591   
   

scoreSCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) volunteers will provide area small business owners with free, one-hour counseling and advice sessions. Registration is required. Click here to schedule a 1-hour session or call 617-565-5591 for information. All sessions will take place in the second floor Meeting Room 2H (adjacent to the Computer Center). 

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    Location: Study Room 2H
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Murder by the Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Murder by the Book Club meets each month to discuss books with a mystery theme. Details will follow on the title for the current month. The club is led by library staffer Kathleen Hennrikus and is cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Info contact: khennrikus@minlib.net or call 617-796-1360.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Mark Sirdevan 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 June 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bradford Conner and Benjamin Sears in Concert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Bradford Conner and Benjamin Sears will perform. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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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 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is open to those interested in writing a memoir or autobiography. Meetings begin with time for writing followed by reading and sharing of work. Group members offer each other encouraging feedback. Facilitator Tom Yee is a licensed high school English teacher and Content Development Manager for a local publisher. Info contact newton.memoir@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
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: Trustees' Room
Tuesday June 14, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:15 PM  -  9:00 PM Great Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Room A
Wednesday June 15, 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
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Old School Sci Fi Book and Movie Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Hewitt     khewitt@minlib.net
   

The group meets to discuss works of science ­fiction and view movie adaptations. This month the group will read Children of Men by PD James and watch the 2006 movie adaptation featuring Clive Owen. Newcomers welcome. Intended for adults. Info contact: khewitt@minlib.net.

    Location: Trustees' Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Cut the Cord Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn about alternatives to cable TV like Netflix or Hulu. See demonstrations of the various ways to stream alternatives to TV and decide if you want to “cut the cord”. No registration required.

    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
Thursday June 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM SCORE: Help for Small Businesses Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SCORE   617-565-5591   
   

scoreSCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) volunteers will provide area small business owners with free, one-hour counseling and advice sessions. Registration is required. Click here to schedule a 1-hour session or call 617-565-5591 for information. All sessions will take place in the second floor Meeting Room 2H (adjacent to the Computer Center). 

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    Location: Study Room 2H
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Anomalisa Movie Screening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1394   romcgrath@minlib.net
   

AnomalisaA lonely motivational speaker goes on a business trip to Cincinnati, where he meets an extraordinary stranger who might be able to change his negative view of life. This stop-motion-animation feature was penned by lauded screenwriter Charlie Kaufman, who also co-directs alongside Duke Johnson. David Thewlis, Tom Noonan, and Jennifer Jason Leigh provide their voices. Rated R. Runtime 90 min. Enjoy light refreshments courtesy of the library.                                                   

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday June 19, 2016 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 delightful afternoon concert. Program details will follow. Seating is limited and is provided on a first come, first served basis.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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
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Tuesday June 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM What the Heck is Palliative Care Anyway Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for an event that will focus on how palliative care – while not universally defined, can be offered in many various ways through many types of programs. The program is cosponsored by Good Shepherd Community Care.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday June 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Laya's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Room A
Thursday June 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM SCORE: Help for Small Businesses Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SCORE   617-565-5591   
   

scoreSCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) volunteers will provide area small business owners with free, one-hour counseling and advice sessions. Registration is required. Click here to schedule a 1-hour session or call 617-565-5591 for information. All sessions will take place in the second floor Meeting Room 2H (adjacent to the Computer Center). 

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    Location: Study Room 2H
Friday June 24, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 3:00 PM  -  4:30 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 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Toku Kawata in Concert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Toku Kawata in concert will give a solo piano performance. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday June 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Game Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Drop in and play board games! Bring your own or use ours! We'll have lots of games available like Settlers of Catan, King of Tokyo and more. All ages welcome. (Many games are suitable only for ages 12+.) No registration required.

Check out our list of board games here

    Location: 3rd Floor
 
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. Info contact: Budd Black at bookclubbudd@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Tuesday June 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Words With a View Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Israeli documentary filmmaker Omri Lior makes films about poets and writers which he screens at programs in Israel and around the world. Join him for a "Words with a View" event at which he will screen and disuss one of his films. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Thursday June 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM SCORE: Help for Small Businesses Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SCORE   617-565-5591   
   

scoreSCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) volunteers will provide area small business owners with free, one-hour counseling and advice sessions. Registration is required. Click here to schedule a 1-hour session or call 617-565-5591 for information. All sessions will take place in the second floor Meeting Room 2H (adjacent to the Computer Center). 

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    Location: Study Room 2H
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:15 PM Hail, Caesar! Movie Screening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   romcgrath@minlib.net
   

Hail, Caesar! Slick Hollywood fixer Eddie Mannix (Josh Brolin) is pressed into action when superstar actor Baird Whitlock (George Clooney) is kidnapped and held for ransom by a mysterious group. Mannix races to quietly collect the ransom money without gossip columnists Thessaly and Thora Thacker (Tilda Swinton in a dual role) catching wind of the scandal. Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes, Scarlett Johansson, Jonah Hill, Frances McDormand, and Channing Tatum co-star in this comedy set in Hollywood's golden age. Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. PG-13. Runtime 105 min. Light refreshments served courtesy of the library.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Hooked on Books Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    617-796-1380   bookclub@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

This months book is to be decided.

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.

For more information about the club and to see previous book selections visit: http://guides.newtonfreelibrary.net/hookedonbooks

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
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Friday July 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Art Reception for Daniel Ben Ayun 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 July 5, 2016 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
   

New movie to be announced. Bring a bagged dinner and enjoy refreshments provided by the library!                                                           

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

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

    Location: Room A
Wednesday July 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Adult Sibling Relationships Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Dr. Geoffrey Greif will give a lecture on adult sibling relationships. He has taught at the University of Maryland School of Social Work since 1984 where he served as Associate Dean from 1996 to 2007.  He is the co-author of the book titled Adult Sibling Relationships. A book signing will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday July 11, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is open to those interested in writing a memoir or autobiography. Meetings begin with time for writing followed by reading and sharing of work. Group members offer each other encouraging feedback. Facilitator Tom Yee is a licensed high school English teacher and Content Development Manager for a local publisher. Info contact newton.memoir@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Preparing and Preserving Fresh Veggies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Annie Bernhard of Food for Life will give a program on preparing and preserving fresh vegetables from the garden, grocer or your farm shares. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday July 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Scott Offen 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. Details will follow.

    Location: Gallery
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
Thursday July 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Murder by the Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Murder by the Book Club meets each month to discuss books with a mystery theme. Details will follow on the title for the current month. The club is led by library staffer Kathleen Hennrikus and is cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Info contact: khennrikus@minlib.net or call 617-796-1360.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Saturday July 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM STEAM Expo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

As part of our ongoing programming for all ages related to the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) initiative from the U.S. Department of Education and the National Science Foundation the Library will be holding a STEAM Expo.  The Expo is a gathering of tech enthusiasts, traditional crafters, artists, musicians, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers and students.  It is a place for creators to show their work and interact with members of the community.  Come experience a fun, interactive afternoon at the library, and get involved in the rebirth of Do-It-Yourself.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday July 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM The Stars are No Longer Silent Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Dr. Weiss for a talk on the recent breakthrough in his work at the LIGO lab at MIT. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday July 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Old School Sci Fi Book and Movie Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Hewitt     khewitt@minlib.net
   

The group meets to discuss works of science ­fiction and view movie adaptations. Check back for the book/movie title.Intended for adults. Info contact: khewitt@minlib.net.

    Location: Trustees' Room
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Monday July 25, 2016 Go To Top
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. Info contact: Budd Black at bookclubbudd@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Tuesday July 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Solo Piano Performance Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Bae Kyu Kim for a solo piano performance, details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday July 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Laya's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Room A
Thursday July 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Hooked on Books Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    617-796-1380   bookclub@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

This months book is to be decided.

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.

For more information about the club and to see previous book selections visit: http://guides.newtonfreelibrary.net/hookedonbooks

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Monday August 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   
   

It's movie night!  Tonight's movie: stay tuned.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Michelle Brown and Toufic Mobarak Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The public is welcome to attend the opening reception for these art shows. Michelle Brown is showing in the Main Hall and Toufic Mobarak is showing in the Gallery. Refreshments will be served

    Location: Gallery
Monday August 8, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is open to those interested in writing a memoir or autobiography. Meetings begin with time for writing followed by reading and sharing of work. Group members offer each other encouraging feedback. Facilitator Tom Yee is a licensed high school English teacher and Content Development Manager for a local publisher. Info contact newton.memoir@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Wednesday August 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Stormin' Norman Zamcheck Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Stormin' Norman Zamcheck will return to perform his unique style of music. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday August 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Old School Sci Fi Book and Movie Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Hewitt     khewitt@minlib.net
   

The group meets to discuss works of science ­fiction and view movie adaptations. Check back for the book/movie title.Intended for adults. Info contact: khewitt@minlib.net.

    Location: Trustees' Room
Thursday August 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Legacies in Stone: Some Statues of Boston Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Tod Forman for a one hour, illustrated talk that will highlight some of Boston’s iconic public art. Often taken for granted, each and every sculpture in Boston comes with a life story, a history, a reason for being, criticism, controversy, placement issues and, of course, a sculptor. Tod Forman is a Boston historian and producer of the award winning Boston cable TV documentary series Hubscapes. He has been a tour guide for Boston by Foot for over 15 years.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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Monday August 22, 2016 Go To Top
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. Info contact: Budd Black at bookclubbudd@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Tuesday August 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM SCORE Workshop for Entrepreneurs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/03_2016/wxSCORE_logo.jpgJoin us for a workshop facilitated by SCORE (Senior Core of Retired Executives). They are a volunteer organization that provides free mentoring and workshops to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a small business. Register (required) here or call 617-565-5591. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday August 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
Thursday August 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Hooked on Books Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    617-796-1380   bookclub@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

This months book is to be decided.

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.

For more information about the club and to see previous book selections visit: http://guides.newtonfreelibrary.net/hookedonbooks

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Screening of American Umpire Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a screening of American Umpire. The documentary is based on the book by Professor Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday August 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM The Persistence of Memory: What Happens When All the Survivors Are Gone? Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Leora Tech for a Holocaust-related program and discussion. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday September 6, 2016 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
   

New movie to be announced. Bring a bagged dinner and enjoy refreshments provided by the library!                                                           

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

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

    Location: Room A
Wednesday September 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Newton Art Association Reception Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

View original works by more than 80 NAA members including paintings, photographs, prints, sculpture and ceramics in the Gallery, Main Hall and three first-floor display cases. NAA will award $1200 in prizes to show participants. Juror Mary M. Tinti, Ph.D. will select the winners. She is an art historian and curator specializing in modern, contemporary and public art, and is also the Curator of the Fitchburg Art Museum. The show will be on view from September 2-30.

    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
Thursday September 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Murder by the Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Murder by the Book Club meets each month to discuss books with a mystery theme. The club is led by library staffer Kathleen Hennrikus and is cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Info contact: khennrikus@minlib.net or call 617-796-1360.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Saturday September 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturdays at the Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   ROMcGrath@minlib.net
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: stay tuned.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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Sunday September 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Learn About Instruments Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
Daniel Broniatowski and associates will give a concert geared towards children to teach them about instruments. Details will follow.
    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday September 12, 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. Info contact: Jenni Acosta at jacosta@understandingourdifferences.org.

    Location: Room A
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is open to those interested in writing a memoir or autobiography. Meetings begin with time for writing followed by reading and sharing of work. Group members offer each other encouraging feedback. Facilitator Tom Yee is a licensed high school English teacher and Content Development Manager for a local publisher. Info contact newton.memoir@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
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. New attendess please call Dottie for registration information.

    Location: Trustees' Room
Tuesday September 13, 2016 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 September 14, 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
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Ken Gloss of Brattle Books Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ken Gloss of Brattle Books will speak. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Thursday September 15, 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
 
misc_kapow.GIF 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Self Defense for Women Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn techniques to defend your self against attackers in the Rape Aggression Defense workshop series led by Lt. William Spaulding of the Newton Police Department. Each session lasts 3 hours. Wear comfortable clothing that you can easily  move around it. Space is limited. Registration (required) is for all four sessions. Appropriate for women ages 16+. The workshops are cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
        There are 22 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Mindfulness Meditation Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/09_2016/Mindfulness%20red.jpgThe Mindfulness Meditation Group will meet tonight and on September 29. Thereafter the group will meet on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month ongoing through December 22 (Thanksgiving day is excluded). Come by and give yourself the opportunity to breath and relax. The group is appropriate for ages 15-100+ and will be led by yoga and meditation teacher Janhavi Wadhwani.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Sunday September 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Alena Zabava: Russian songs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/08_2015/wx08_17_Concert_Alena_Zabava_Formal.jpgSiberian- born, classically-trained soprano Alena Zabava has performed over 450 concerts in Russia, Japan, Germany, the Netherlands and the U.S. Ms. Zabava holds a Diploma in Vocal Performance from New England Conservatory of Music where she was the recipient of a Merit Scholarship. Accompanied by guitar, she will delight the audience with Russian traditional songs. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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Monday September 19, 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 September 20, 2016 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 the Living and Aging in Newton series cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Program details will follow.

    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 617-244-6236.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday September 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Old School Sci Fi Book and Movie Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Hewitt     khewitt@minlib.net
   

The group meets to discuss works of science ­fiction and view movie adaptations. Check back for the book/movie title.Intended for adults. Info contact: khewitt@minlib.net.

    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
Thursday September 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_kapow.GIF 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Self Defense for Women Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn techniques to defend your self against attackers in the Rape Aggression Defense workshop series led by Lt. William Spaulding of the Newton Police Department. Each session lasts 3 hours. Wear comfortable clothing that you can easily  move around it. Space is limited. Registration (required) is for all four sessions. Appropriate for women ages 16+. The workshops are cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
        There are 22 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Hooked on Books Club 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.

For more information about the club and to see previous book selections visit: http://guides.newtonfreelibrary.net/hookedonbooks

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Saturday September 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturdays at the Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   ROMcGrath@minlib.net
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: stay tuned.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday September 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Gabriel Chodos Solo Piano Performance Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/09_2015/wx09_20_Concert_Gabriel%20Chodos.jpg

Join Gabriel Chodos for an atternoon concert. Mr. Chodos has performed throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia. He has been soloist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra of Holland, the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra and the Aspen Chamber Symphony.  A winner of the Concert Artists Guild competition in New York, Mr. Chodos also received a Fulbright Scholarship, Martha Baird Rockefeller grants and a Solo Recitalist grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday September 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM SCORE Workshop for Entrepreneurs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/03_2016/wxSCORE_logo.jpgJoin us for a workshop facilitated by SCORE (Senior Core of Retired Executives). They are a volunteer organization that provides free mentoring and workshops to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a small business. Register (required) here or call 617-565-5591. Details will follow.

    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
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Thursday September 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_kapow.GIF 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Self Defense for Women Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn techniques to defend your self against attackers in the Rape Aggression Defense workshop series led by Lt. William Spaulding of the Newton Police Department. Each session lasts 3 hours. Wear comfortable clothing that you can easily  move around it. Space is limited. Registration (required) is for all four sessions. Appropriate for women ages 16+. The workshops are cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
        There are 22 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Mindfulness Meditation Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/09_2016/Mindfulness%20red.jpgThe Mindfulness Meditation Group will meet tonight. Beyond September the group will meet on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month ongoing through December 22 (Thanksgiving day is excluded). Come by and give yourself the opportunity to breath and relax. The group is appropriate for ages 15-100+ and will be led by yoga and meditation teacher Janhavi Wadhwani.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Saturday October 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturdays at the Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   ROMcGrath@minlib.net
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: stay tuned.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday October 2, 2016 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. Jonathan Miller, cello, and Marc Ryser, piano, will perform. Cellist Jonathan Miller joined the Boston Symphony in 1971. He performs on the "ex Paganini-Piatti" Goffriller cello, built in Venice in 1700. Marc Ryser has performed as a recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician throughout the U.S., Canada, Switzerland and Bulgaria.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday October 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   
   

It's movie night!  Tonight's movie: stay tuned.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
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. Info contact: Jenni Acosta at jacosta@understandingourdifferences.org.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday October 4, 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 October 5, 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
Thursday October 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_kapow.GIF 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Self Defense for Women Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn techniques to defend your self against attackers in the Rape Aggression Defense workshop series led by Lt. William Spaulding of the Newton Police Department. Each session lasts 3 hours. Wear comfortable clothing that you can easily  move around it. Space is limited. Registration (required) is for all four sessions. Appropriate for women ages 16+. The workshops are cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
        There are 22 spaces available.
Saturday October 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturdays at the Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   ROMcGrath@minlib.net
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: stay tuned.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday October 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Alex Poliykov on Piano Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Alex Poliykov will give a solo piano performance. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday October 10, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is open to those interested in writing a memoir or autobiography. Meetings begin with time for writing followed by reading and sharing of work. Group members offer each other encouraging feedback. Facilitator Tom Yee is a licensed high school English teacher and Content Development Manager for a local publisher. Info contact newton.memoir@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
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Tuesday October 11, 2016 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 October 12, 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
Thursday October 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Murder by the Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Murder by the Book Club meets each month to discuss books with a mystery theme. The club is led by library staffer Kathleen Hennrikus and is cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Info contact: khennrikus@minlib.net or call 617-796-1360.

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

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/09_2016/Mindfulness%20red.jpgThe Mindfulness Meditation Group will meet the second and fourth Thursdays of the month ongoing through December 22 (Thanksgiving day is excluded). Come by and give yourself the opportunity to breath and relax. The group is appropriate for ages 15-100+ and will be led by yoga and meditation teacher Janhavi Wadhwani.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Saturday October 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturdays at the Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   ROMcGrath@minlib.net
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: stay tuned.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday October 17, 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
 
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. New attendess please call Dottie for registration information.

    Location: Trustees' Room
Tuesday October 18, 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: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
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 617-244-6236.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday October 19, 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
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Old School Sci Fi Book and Movie Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Hewitt     khewitt@minlib.net
   

The group meets to discuss works of science ­fiction and view movie adaptations. Check back for the book/movie title.Intended for adults. Info contact: khewitt@minlib.net.

    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
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Thursday October 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM SCORE Workshop for Entrepreneurs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/03_2016/wxSCORE_logo.jpgJoin us for a workshop facilitated by SCORE (Senior Core of Retired Executives). They are a volunteer organization that provides free mentoring and workshops to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a small business. Register (required) here or call 617-565-5591. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Hooked on Books Club 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.

For more information about the club and to see previous book selections visit: http://guides.newtonfreelibrary.net/hookedonbooks

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

Join us for the Living and Aging in Newton series cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Program details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Saturday October 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturdays at the Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   ROMcGrath@minlib.net
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: stay tuned.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday October 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Four Hands Piano Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ai-Ying Chiu and Laura Villafranca will perform four hands piano. The concert is designed to engage audience of all ages and will include:

Rhapsody in Blue/ Gershwin-Levine
The Nutcracker Suite/ Tchaikovsky-Langer-Sternberg
                              March
                              Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
Waltz from the Sleeping Beauty/ Tchaikovsky- Rachmaninoff
Libertango/ Piazzolla
Hungarian Dances no.5 and no.6 /Brahms
William Tell Overture/ Rossini-Gottschalk 
    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday October 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Celebrate National Food Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us as we celebrate National Food Day with the Newton Community Farm. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday October 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Laya's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Room A
Thursday October 27, 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
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM LWV Transportation Forum Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a forum on transportation cosponsored by the League of Women Voters/Newton. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Mindfulness Meditation Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/09_2016/Mindfulness%20red.jpgThe Mindfulness Meditation Group will meet the second and fourth Thursdays of the month ongoing through December 22 (Thanksgiving day is excluded). Come by and give yourself the opportunity to breath and relax. The group is appropriate for ages 15-100+ and will be led by yoga and meditation teacher Janhavi Wadhwani.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Saturday October 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturdays at the Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   ROMcGrath@minlib.net
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: stay tuned.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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Sunday October 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Todd Brunel in Concert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Todd Brunel and friend will give a concert titled From Noir With Love. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday November 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 November 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
Saturday November 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturdays at the Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   ROMcGrath@minlib.net
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: stay tuned.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday November 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Gerry Beaudoin Trio Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/11_2015/wx11_15_Concert_Gerry_Beaudoin.jpgJoin three-time Grammy nominee Gerry Beaudoin and his trio for an afternoon concert. The band members are: Gerry Beaudoin, guitar, Gerard Beaudoin, vibes and and Bob Nieske on acoustic bass. Details will follow

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday November 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   
   

It's movie night!  Tonight's movie: stay tuned.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
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. Info contact: Jenni Acosta at jacosta@understandingourdifferences.org.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday November 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM SCORE Workshop for Entrepreneurs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/03_2016/wxSCORE_logo.jpgJoin us for a workshop facilitated by SCORE (Senior Core of Retired Executives). They are a volunteer organization that provides free mentoring and workshops to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a small business. Register (required) here or call 617-565-5591. Details will follow.

    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
 
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 November 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
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Murder by the Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Murder by the Book Club meets each month to discuss books with a mystery theme. The club is led by library staffer Kathleen Hennrikus and is cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Info contact: khennrikus@minlib.net or call 617-796-1360.

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

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/09_2016/Mindfulness%20red.jpgThe Mindfulness Meditation Group will meet the second and fourth Thursdays of the month ongoing through December 22 (Thanksgiving day is excluded). Come by and give yourself the opportunity to breath and relax. The group is appropriate for ages 15-100+ and will be led by yoga and meditation teacher Janhavi Wadhwani.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Saturday November 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturdays at the Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   ROMcGrath@minlib.net
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: stay tuned.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday November 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Schubert's Die Winterreise Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Robert Cassidy, piano, and DeAndre Simmons, bass, will perform Schubert's Die Winterreise. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday November 14, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is open to those interested in writing a memoir or autobiography. Meetings begin with time for writing followed by reading and sharing of work. Group members offer each other encouraging feedback. Facilitator Tom Yee is a licensed high school English teacher and Content Development Manager for a local publisher. Info contact newton.memoir@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
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. New attendess please call Dottie for registration information.

    Location: Trustees' Room
Tuesday November 15, 2016 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 617-244-6236.

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

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

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday November 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Old School Sci Fi Book and Movie Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Hewitt     khewitt@minlib.net
   

The group meets to discuss works of science ­fiction and view movie adaptations. Check back for the book/movie title.Intended for adults. Info contact: khewitt@minlib.net.

    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
Thursday November 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Hooked on Books Club 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.

For more information about the club and to see previous book selections visit: http://guides.newtonfreelibrary.net/hookedonbooks

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

Join us for the Living and Aging in Newton series cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Program details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Saturday November 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturdays at the Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   ROMcGrath@minlib.net
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: stay tuned.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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Sunday November 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM All Newton Music School Concert Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A faculty member from the All Newton Music School will perform. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday November 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
Wednesday November 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Laya's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Room A
Saturday November 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturdays at the Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   ROMcGrath@minlib.net
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: stay tuned.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday November 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Mickey Katz in Concert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join BSO cellist Mickey Katz for an afternoon concert. Details will follow.

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

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday November 29, 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: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Saturday December 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturdays at the Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   ROMcGrath@minlib.net
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: stay tuned.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday December 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM New England Philharmonic Chamber Players Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/12_2015/wx12_20_Concert_Ken_Allen_NEPhilharmonic.jpgThe New England Philharmonic Chamber Players will perform. Details will follow.

 
    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday December 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   
   

It's movie night!  Tonight's movie: stay tuned.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
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. Info contact: Jenni Acosta at jacosta@understandingourdifferences.org.

    Location: Room A
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Tuesday December 6, 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 December 7, 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
Thursday December 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
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Murder by the Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Murder by the Book Club meets each month to discuss books with a mystery theme. The club is led by library staffer Kathleen Hennrikus and is cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Info contact: khennrikus@minlib.net or call 617-796-1360.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Catarina Coelho and Elizabeth Slayton Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The public is welcome to attend the opening reception for these art shows. Catarina Coelho is showing in the Main Hall and Elizabeth is showing in the Gallery. Refreshments will be served. Details will follow.

    Location: Gallery
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Mindfulness Meditation Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/09_2016/Mindfulness%20red.jpgThe Mindfulness Meditation Group will meet the second and fourth Thursdays of the month ongoing through December 22 (Thanksgiving day is excluded). Come by and give yourself the opportunity to breath and relax. The group is appropriate for ages 15-100+ and will be led by yoga and meditation teacher Janhavi Wadhwani.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Saturday December 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturdays at the Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   ROMcGrath@minlib.net
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: stay tuned.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday December 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Stephen Porter on Piano Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Stephen Porter will give a solo piano performance. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday December 12, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is open to those interested in writing a memoir or autobiography. Meetings begin with time for writing followed by reading and sharing of work. Group members offer each other encouraging feedback. Facilitator Tom Yee is a licensed high school English teacher and Content Development Manager for a local publisher. Info contact newton.memoir@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
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. New attendess please call Dottie for registration information.

    Location: Trustees' Room
Wednesday December 14, 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
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Saturday December 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturdays at the Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   ROMcGrath@minlib.net
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: stay tuned.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday December 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Anna Arazi on Piano Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Anna Arazi will give a solo piano performance. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday December 19, 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 December 20, 2016 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 617-244-6236.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday December 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Old School Sci Fi Book and Movie Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Hewitt     khewitt@minlib.net
   

The group meets to discuss works of science ­fiction and view movie adaptations. Check back for the book/movie title.Intended for adults. Info contact: khewitt@minlib.net.

    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
Thursday December 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Mindfulness Meditation Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/09_2016/Mindfulness%20red.jpgThe Mindfulness Meditation Group will meet the second and fourth Thursdays of the month ongoing through December 22 (Thanksgiving day is excluded). Come by and give yourself the opportunity to breath and relax. The group is appropriate for ages 15-100+ and will be led by yoga and meditation teacher Janhavi Wadhwani.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Wednesday December 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Laya's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Room A
Monday January 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   
   

It's movie night!  Tonight's movie: stay tuned.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
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. Info contact: Jenni Acosta at jacosta@understandingourdifferences.org.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday January 3, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Room A
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Wednesday January 4, 2017 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 January 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturdays at the Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   ROMcGrath@minlib.net
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: stay tuned.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday January 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Matthew Marcus Performs Jazz Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Matthew Marcus Jazz Band will perform. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday January 9, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is open to those interested in writing a memoir or autobiography. Meetings begin with time for writing followed by reading and sharing of work. Group members offer each other encouraging feedback. Facilitator Tom Yee is a licensed high school English teacher and Content Development Manager for a local publisher. Info contact newton.memoir@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
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. New attendess please call Dottie for registration information.

    Location: Trustees' Room
Wednesday January 11, 2017 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 January 12, 2017 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 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Murder by the Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Murder by the Book Club meets each month to discuss books with a mystery theme. The club is led by library staffer Kathleen Hennrikus and is cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Info contact: khennrikus@minlib.net or call 617-796-1360.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Saturday January 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturdays at the Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   ROMcGrath@minlib.net
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: stay tuned.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday January 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM SCORE Workshop for Entrepreneurs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/03_2016/wxSCORE_logo.jpgJoin us for a workshop facilitated by SCORE (Senior Core of Retired Executives). They are a volunteer organization that provides free mentoring and workshops to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a small business. Register (required) here or call 617-565-5591. Details will follow.

    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 617-244-6236.

    Location: Room A
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Wednesday January 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Old School Sci Fi Book and Movie Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Hewitt     khewitt@minlib.net
   

The group meets to discuss works of science ­fiction and view movie adaptations. Check back for the book/movie title.Intended for adults. Info contact: khewitt@minlib.net.

    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
Saturday January 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturdays at the Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   ROMcGrath@minlib.net
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: stay tuned.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday January 23, 2017 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 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Laya's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

    Location: Room A
Thursday January 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Hooked on Books Club 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.

For more information about the club and to see previous book selections visit: http://guides.newtonfreelibrary.net/hookedonbooks

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Saturday January 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturdays at the Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   ROMcGrath@minlib.net
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: stay tuned.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday January 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Traditional Chinese Music Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/02_2016/wx02_28_Concert_Chinese_New_Year.jpg

Chinese Dulcimer Guzheng Youth Band: Join us for a special concert in celebration of Chinese Lunar New Year 2017, the year of the Chicken. Students from the Boston Art School for Chinese Music will perform. Ping Li founded the Boston Art School for Chinese Music in 2000. Since then she has taught both Chinese and American students. She has been a professional yangqin (Chinese dulcimer) and guzheng performer for almost 30 years. Info: pinglimusic.com.
 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday February 1, 2017 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 February 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturdays at the Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   ROMcGrath@minlib.net