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Monday November 30, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Preschool Storytime with Miss Dorothy for ages 3-5 Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-376-1300 ext. 4   
   

Join us live online for preschool storytime. Longer, more complex stories form the basis for this program. Participation plays a big part as children now have the language and confidence to join in on refrains and songs. Poems, songs, felt boards and action rhymes round out the programs.

This program is for children ages 3-5. No registration is required.   

Join us live online!    
    Location: Online - Zoom
 
misc_none.png 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Live Online: Kahoot Challenge Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Looking to relax from the stresses of school? Join us for our monthly Kahoot Trivia Night where we test not only your skills but your reflexs in this fast paced quiz bowl. All participants will need 2 devices to participate. 

 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

Online Link    
    Location: Online - Zoom
Tuesday December 1, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:00 AM Registration for Dungeon and Dragons - Ages 10-15 Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x4   apegg@ocln.org
   

Dungeons and Dragons logo

New and experienced players are invited to join us for this introduction to D&D 5th edition game play. Take on the role of a fantasy hero in this two week series of Dungeons & Dragons games. We will meet once a week for an hour and a half for two weeks to play this story. This session will run on 12/8 and 12/15. Please note: There is no wait list for this program, but we will be running more campaigns in the coming months. 

Campaign details: TBA

Registration is required for this program.

Click here to register beginning at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 1.

Players will need to create a free account on Roll20.net and be able to join a Zoom meeting for voice chat. Character sheets and a tutorial on how to use Roll20 as a player will be provided in the first session! A link to the Zoom chat and invite to the Roll20 campaign will be emailed to registered players before the first session. This program will not be livestreamed to Youtube or Facebook.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

 
    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Toddler Time for ages 2-3 with Miss Lori Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Join us live online. This program for two- and three-year-olds and their caregivers introduces simple stories and concepts to young children.

Songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and felt board activities will be used to reinforce concepts.

Join us live online!    
    Location: Online - Zoom
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Live Online: Falls Prevention and Stress Management for the Aging Adult Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x3   
   

Tufts Medical Center logoOn December 1, Physical Therapist Kristin De Jong will join Nurse Debbie as a special guest to guide participants through some exercises we can all do during COVID-19 to keep our strength and balance intact.

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend any of all of the sessions in this multi-part program that teaches and empowers aging adults and those who care for them with skills and ideas that decrease falls and increase independence. This evidence-informed program will discuss practical and proven exercises that promote a health and well-being. Each 60-minute session will build upon the previous one(s) to deepen your aging strong experience, but you can attend any or all, depending upon your availability. They will be recorded for later viewing and sharing and made available on the library's YouTube channel.

Join Debbie Lyn Toomey, RN, coordinator of the Tufts Medical Center’s Injury Prevention Program, for this engaging and valuable program on the first and third Tuesdays of the Month in November and December.

Please join us on Zoom (meeting ID: 874 7134 0892). We recommend using the free Zoom app. You can call (646) 558-8656 and use the same meeting ID to listen to the audio. You may also view the program live on our YouTube channel and on our Facebook page. If you're new to Zoom, we recommend you install it and try it out beforehand (more than a few minutes before the program). If you're having trouble with it, ask us for help during our Help Desk hours.

TCPL on YouTube    
    Location: Online - Youtube
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Live Online: English Talk Time - Intermediate Conversation Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Makrogianis   617-376-1314   quenglishtalk@ocln.org
   

Practice your English from the comfort of home! The library's ESOL classes are online this fall. (ESOL = English for Speakers of Other Languages) 

Classes meet once a week for 1 hour and 30 minutes on Zoom. Registration is required. Please contact us at (617) 376-1314 or quenglishtalktime@ocln.org to sign up. 

Tuesday's class is: Intermediate Conversation.

Class Description: Read and discuss a story, learn and practice new vocabulary related to the story, practice and improve pronunciation, participate in discussions to practice conversational English skills

See the library calendar for more English Talk Time programs including additional ESOL classes and Citizenship classes. We look forward to seeing you online this fall!

    Location: Online - Zoom
Wednesday December 2, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Preschool ABC Storytime with Miss June for ages 3-5 Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Join Miss June live online for a weekly storytime exploring different letters of the alphabet! 

We'll have a special letter each storytime to learn and celebrate with stories, songs, rhymes, and activities.

This storytime is for pre-schoolers, but toddlers can certainly join to become more familiar with the ABC's.

Join us live online!    
    Location: Online - Zoom
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  11:15 AM Live Online: English Talk Time - Advanced Conversation Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Makrogianis   617-376-3295   quenglishtalk@ocln.org
   

Practice your English from the comfort of home! The library's ESOL classes are on-line this fall. (ESOL = English for Speakers of Other Languages) 

Classes meet once a week for 1 hour and 15 minutes on Zoom. Registration is required. Please contact us at (617) 376-3295 or quenglishtalktime@ocln.org to sign up. 

Wednesday's class is: Advanced Conversation.

Class Description: Participate in discussions on various topics, practice the correct use of advanced vocabulary in conversation, practice and improve your pronunciation.

See the library calendar for more English Talk Time programs including additional ESOL classes and Citizenship classes. We look forward to seeing you on-line this fall!

 

 

 

[Registration Required]
    Location: Online - Zoom
 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Live Online: Family Pajama Storytime with Miss Sam Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-376-1300 x4   
   

An evening pajama storytime for the whole family.

Join us live online for a family pajama storytime for children ages 1-5 accompanied by an adult. We will read stories, sing songs, recite rhymes, and more.

 

 

 

Join us live online!    
    Location: Online - Zoom
Thursday December 3, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime for ages 12-23 months with Mrs. Miller Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Join us live online for this storytime for ages 12-23 months that includes stories, songs, fingerplays and creative movement for young children accompanied by an adult.

Please have some wooden spoons from the kitchen, a light scarf, a water bottle filled with rice or macaroni, and bells or shaker handy to use during our program today.



 

Join us live online!    
    Location: Online - Zoom
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Live Online: English Talk Time - Intermediate Conversation Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Makrogianis   617-376-1314   quenglishtalk@ocln.org
   

Practice your English from the comfort of home! The library's ESOL classes are online this fall. (ESOL = English for Speakers of Other Languages) 

Classes meet once a week for 1 hour and 30 minutes on Zoom. Registration is required. Please contact us at (617) 376-1314 or quenglishtalktime@ocln.org to sign up. 

Thursday's class is: Intermediate Conversation.

Class Description: Read and discuss a story, learn and practice new vocabulary related to the story, practice and improve pronunciation, participate in discussions to practice conversational English skills

See the library calendar for more English Talk Time programs including additional ESOL classes and Citizenship classes. We look forward to seeing you online this fall!

    Location: Online - Zoom
Friday December 4, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Music and Movement with Rubi Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Sing and dance with Rubi Lichauco live online! Join us online here!

Rubi brings her popular preschool program to us virtually, so put on your favorite dancing shoes, clear some floor space, and join us for this lively mix of music and movement.

Please have a stuffed animal, scarf, something to drum on (a pot, a bowl, a box, etc.) and wooden spoons or silverware for drumsticks handy to use during our program today.

This program is especially good for children ages 0-4, but anyone who needs a dance break will have a lot of fun.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

Join us live online!    
    Location: Online - Zoom
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Monday December 7, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Preschool Storytime with Miss Dorothy for ages 3-5 Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-376-1300 ext. 4   
   

Join us live online for preschool storytime. Longer, more complex stories form the basis for this program. Participation plays a big part as children now have the language and confidence to join in on refrains and songs. Poems, songs, felt boards and action rhymes round out the programs.

This program is for children ages 3-5. No registration is required.   

Join us live online!    
    Location: Online - Zoom
 
misc_none.png 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Live Online: Among Us! Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Do you think you'd be a great Impostor or Crewmate? Will you succeed in accomplishing your tasks? Or will your plan be thwarted by the Impostor? Join us in the co-op online game of Among Us! We will be utlizing Zoom to debate and discuss our findings during Emergency Meetings.

Registration: You must email me at kdarcy@ocln.org to register for the event and the link will be sent to you the day of. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join.

    Location: Online - Zoom
 
misc_none.png 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Live Online: History of Christmas and its celebration in Ireland Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x3   
   

traditional Irish Christmas churchg with treeLearn how Christmas has historically been celebrated in the Emerald Isle and how it's celebrated by many today. The presentation will incorporate recorded music and video to create a holiday friendly atmosphere. The history of the emergence of the Christian annual celebration in Ireland and elsewhere will be explored, along with how some of the earlier pagan traditions across Europe, including in Ireland, were incorporated.

This program will be presented by Sean Murphy, a teacher of Irish history, music and dance who was born and raised in Dublin and moved to Massachusetts in 2005.

Join us on Zoom (meeting ID 890 3024 5507). We recommend using the free Zoom app. You can call (646) 558-8656 and use the same meeting ID to listen to the audio. You may also view the program live on our YouTube channel and on our Facebook page.  If you're new to Zoom, we recommend you install it and try it out beforehand (more than a few minutes before the program). If you're having trouble with it, ask us for help during our Help Desk hours.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

TCPL on YouTube    
    Location: Online - Youtube
Tuesday December 8, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Toddler Time for ages 2-3 with Miss Lori Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Join us live online. This program for two- and three-year-olds and their caregivers introduces simple stories and concepts to young children.

Songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and felt board activities will be used to reinforce concepts.

Join us live online!    
    Location: Online - Zoom
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Live Online: English Talk Time - Intermediate Conversation Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Makrogianis   617-376-1314   quenglishtalk@ocln.org
   

Practice your English from the comfort of home! The library's ESOL classes are online this fall. (ESOL = English for Speakers of Other Languages) 

Classes meet once a week for 1 hour and 30 minutes on Zoom. Registration is required. Please contact us at (617) 376-1314 or quenglishtalktime@ocln.org to sign up. 

Tuesday's class is: Intermediate Conversation.

Class Description: Read and discuss a story, learn and practice new vocabulary related to the story, practice and improve pronunciation, participate in discussions to practice conversational English skills

See the library calendar for more English Talk Time programs including additional ESOL classes and Citizenship classes. We look forward to seeing you online this fall!

    Location: Online - Zoom
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Live Online: Dungeon and Dragons - Ages 10-15 REGISTRATION REQUIRED Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x4   apegg@ocln.org
   

Dungeons and Dragons logo

New and experienced players are invited to join us for this introduction to D&D 5th edition game play. Take on the role of a fantasy hero in this two week series of Dungeons & Dragons games. We will meet once a week for an hour and a half for two weeks to play this story. This session will run on 12/8 and 12/15. Please note: There is no wait list for this program, but we will be running more campaigns in the coming months. 

Campaign details TBA.

Registration is required for this program.

Click here to register beginning at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 1.

Players will need to create a free account on Roll20.net and be able to join a Zoom meeting for voice chat. Character sheets and a tutorial on how to use Roll20 as a player will be provided in the first session! A link to the Zoom chat and invite to the Roll20 campaign will be emailed to registered players before the first session. This program will not be livestreamed to Youtube or Facebook.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

    Location: Online - Zoom
    Registration will begin on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM     
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Live Online: Real Talk Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Real Talk is a youth-led forum for discussing the issues that are mot important to teens. We meet twice a month from 3-5 online. All meetings are planned, promoted and executed by our teen leaders.   

    Location: Online - Zoom
Wednesday December 9, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Preschool ABC Storytime with Miss June for ages 3-5 Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Join Miss June live online for a weekly storytime exploring different letters of the alphabet! 

We'll have a special letter each storytime to learn and celebrate with stories, songs, rhymes, and activities.

This storytime is for pre-schoolers, but toddlers can certainly join to become more familiar with the ABC's.

Join us live online!    
    Location: Online - Zoom
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  11:15 AM Live Online: English Talk Time - Advanced Conversation Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Makrogianis   617-376-3295   quenglishtalk@ocln.org
   

Practice your English from the comfort of home! The library's ESOL classes are on-line this fall. (ESOL = English for Speakers of Other Languages) 

Classes meet once a week for 1 hour and 15 minutes on Zoom. Registration is required. Please contact us at (617) 376-3295 or quenglishtalktime@ocln.org to sign up. 

Wednesday's class is: Advanced Conversation.

Class Description: Participate in discussions on various topics, practice the correct use of advanced vocabulary in conversation, practice and improve your pronunciation.

See the library calendar for more English Talk Time programs including additional ESOL classes and Citizenship classes. We look forward to seeing you on-line this fall!

 

 

 

[Registration Required]
    Location: Online - Zoom
 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Live Online: Family Pajama Storytime with Miss Sam Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-376-1300 x4   
   

An evening pajama storytime for the whole family.

Join us live online for a family pajama storytime for children ages 1-5 accompanied by an adult. We will read stories, sing songs, recite rhymes, and more.

 

 

 

Join us live online!    
    Location: Online - Zoom
Thursday December 10, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime for ages 12-23 months with Mrs. Miller Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Join us live online for this storytime for ages 12-23 months that includes stories, songs, fingerplays and creative movement for young children accompanied by an adult.

Please have some wooden spoons from the kitchen, a light scarf, a water bottle filled with rice or macaroni, and bells or shaker handy to use during our program today.



 

Join us live online!    
    Location: Online - Zoom
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Live Online: English Talk Time - Intermediate Conversation Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Makrogianis   617-376-1314   quenglishtalk@ocln.org
   

Practice your English from the comfort of home! The library's ESOL classes are online this fall. (ESOL = English for Speakers of Other Languages) 

Classes meet once a week for 1 hour and 30 minutes on Zoom. Registration is required. Please contact us at (617) 376-1314 or quenglishtalktime@ocln.org to sign up. 

Thursday's class is: Intermediate Conversation.

Class Description: Read and discuss a story, learn and practice new vocabulary related to the story, practice and improve pronunciation, participate in discussions to practice conversational English skills

See the library calendar for more English Talk Time programs including additional ESOL classes and Citizenship classes. We look forward to seeing you online this fall!

    Location: Online - Zoom
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misc_none.png 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Live Online: Hands on Nature presents Winter Hibernation for ages 5+ Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-376-1300 x4   
   

How do your favorite animals spend the winter?  Come find out, as we learn about how animals look for shelter during the coldest months of the year. We will learn about hibernation, how animals spend the winter, and the amazing adaptations animals have for surviving through the harshest temperatures in New England.    

Activities will be included to create a cozy little hibernation den to make at home!

Join Hands on Nature live online to learn about some interesting and unique animals, and make sure to grab the instructions and templates for two crafts! Instructions and templates here!

This program is made possible through CARES Act funding to the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Comissioners.

Join us live online!    
    Location: Online - Zoom
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Live Online: TAB Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Are you looking to make a difference in your community? Are you interested in volunteering? If the answer to those questions are yes, think then TAB is for you! This volunteer opportunity lets you help direct teen services at the library. Be the change you want to see and join TAB today! 

Online Link    
    Location: Online - Zoom
 
misc_none.png 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Live Online: Cooking with Colin Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x3   
   

Photo of ColinTake your cooking to the next level with Colin!

  • October 8 - Whole Food Soups
    In this class, we'll be using fresh, whole-food ingredients to make delicious, heart-healthy soups - ditch the cans of soup and learn how much healthier and tastier fresh soups can be!  Come learn how to make Fragrant Coconut Soup, Lebanese Red Lentil Soup, and Creamy Tomato Soup.
  • November 12 - Healthy for the Holidays - (festive meal ideas)
    When we celebrate the holidays together with big meals, our traditional dishes are often heavy and leave us too tired to keep celebrating.  In this class, we will learn ways to make some of our traditional meals lighter, and some new healthy holiday dishes that are lighter and will give us more energy to keep celebrating!  
  • December 10 - DIY Healthy Gifts Everyone Will Love to Eat!
    Give the gift of health for the holidays with these delicious & decadent desserts - these are gifts your family and friends will love!  We’ll be making Peppermint Blizzard Rolls, Orange Chocolate Bites, and more.

These programs will be live-streamed as well as recorded for future viewing. They are made possible by the support of the Friends of the Thomas Crane Library and presented in partnership with the Boston Vegetarian Society.

Since Colin became vegan in 1995, he has been finding new ways to make healthy eating convenient and delicious, especially while raising two boys with healthy appetites. Colin teaches private and public cooking classes throughout New England, sharing his experience and recipes with people who want to incorporate more whole-food, plant-based meals for health, compassion, and the environment.

Please join us on Zoom (meeting ID 873-8149-9949). We recommend using the free Zoom app. You can call (646) 558-8656 and use the same meeting ID to listen to the audio. You may also view the program live on our YouTube channel and on our Facebook page.  If you're new to Zoom, we recommend you install it and try it out beforehand (more than a few minutes before the program). If you're having trouble with it, ask us for help during our Help Desk hours.

TCPL on YouTube    
    Location: Online - Zoom
Friday December 11, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Music and Movement with Rubi Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Sing and dance with Rubi Lichauco live online! Join us online here!

Rubi brings her popular preschool program to us virtually, so put on your favorite dancing shoes, clear some floor space, and join us for this lively mix of music and movement.

Please have a stuffed animal, scarf, something to drum on (a pot, a bowl, a box, etc.) and wooden spoons or silverware for drumsticks handy to use during our program today.

This program is especially good for children ages 0-4, but anyone who needs a dance break will have a lot of fun.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

Join us live online!    
    Location: Online - Zoom
Saturday December 12, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Live Online: MasterClass Holiday Cookies Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us on our Instagram page (@teensattcpl) as we give a MasterClass on how to make a holiday favorite cookie. Keep a lookout ahead of time for the recipe and ingredient list so you can bake along with us!

    Location: Main Library
Monday December 14, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x3   
    Location: Online - Zoom
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Preschool Storytime with Miss Dorothy for ages 3-5 Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-376-1300 ext. 4   
   

Join us live online for preschool storytime. Longer, more complex stories form the basis for this program. Participation plays a big part as children now have the language and confidence to join in on refrains and songs. Poems, songs, felt boards and action rhymes round out the programs.

This program is for children ages 3-5. No registration is required.   

Join us live online!    
    Location: Online - Zoom
 
misc_none.png 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Live Online: Bollywood Funk Dance Class Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x3   
   

Chavi BansalEveryone is invited to this class that will teach a mix of Bollywood movement from India, including hand gestures and mudras combined with hip hop moves. The class will begin with a brief history of some of the origins of Bollywood dance and then you will learn a new choreography. Movement will start with a small warm up and coordination exercises including hand movements moving into the choreography. 

Born and brought up in India, instructor Chavi Bansal started dancing professionally with Bollywood choreographer Ashley Lobo and his company “The Danceworx” in 2003. With the company she has performed in many international film festivals including Indian international film festival, performing repertories from his Bollywood movies. Her curiosity to study dance lead her to earn her BFA in Modern dance and choreography from The Netherlands. Currently Chavi teaches a lot of Bollywood and modern dance classes around Boston. Her work in modern dance has been awarded and supported by The Boston Foundation, New England Foundation for the Arts, Mass Cultural Council, the Cambridge Arts Council and others.

Join us on Zoom (meeting ID 884 2984 9272). We recommend using the free Zoom app. You can call (646) 558-8656 and use the same meeting ID to listen to the audio. You may also view the program live on our YouTube channel and on our Facebook page. If you're new to Zoom, we recommend you install it and try it out beforehand (more than a few minutes before the program). If you're having trouble with it, ask us for help during our Help Desk hours.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Library

    Location: Online - Zoom
Tuesday December 15, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Toddler Time for ages 2-3 with Miss Lori Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Join us live online. This program for two- and three-year-olds and their caregivers introduces simple stories and concepts to young children.

Songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and felt board activities will be used to reinforce concepts.

Join us live online!    
    Location: Online - Zoom
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Live Online: Falls Prevention and Stress Management for the Aging Adult Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x3   
   

Tufts Medical Center logoEveryone is welcome and encouraged to attend any of all of the sessions in this multi-part program that teaches and empowers aging adults and those who care for them with skills and ideas that decrease falls and increase independence. This evidence-informed program will discuss practical and proven exercises that promote a health and well-being. Each 60-minute session will build upon the previous one(s) to deepen your aging strong experience, but you can attend any or all, depending upon your availability. They will be recorded for later viewing and sharing and made available on the library's YouTube channel.

Join Debbie Lyn Toomey, RN, coordinator of the Tufts Medical Center’s Injury Prevention Program, for this engaging and valuable program on the first and third Tuesdays of the Month in November and December.

Please join us on Zoom (meeting ID: 874 7134 0892). We recommend using the free Zoom app. You can call (646) 558-8656 and use the same meeting ID to listen to the audio. You may also view the program live on our YouTube channel and on our Facebook page. If you're new to Zoom, we recommend you install it and try it out beforehand (more than a few minutes before the program). If you're having trouble with it, ask us for help during our Help Desk hours.

TCPL on YouTube    
    Location: Online - Youtube
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Live Online: English Talk Time - Intermediate Conversation Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Makrogianis   617-376-1314   quenglishtalk@ocln.org
   

Practice your English from the comfort of home! The library's ESOL classes are online this fall. (ESOL = English for Speakers of Other Languages) 

Classes meet once a week for 1 hour and 30 minutes on Zoom. Registration is required. Please contact us at (617) 376-1314 or quenglishtalktime@ocln.org to sign up. 

Tuesday's class is: Intermediate Conversation.

Class Description: Read and discuss a story, learn and practice new vocabulary related to the story, practice and improve pronunciation, participate in discussions to practice conversational English skills

See the library calendar for more English Talk Time programs including additional ESOL classes and Citizenship classes. We look forward to seeing you online this fall!

    Location: Online - Zoom
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Live Online: Dungeon and Dragons - Ages 10-15 REGISTRATION REQUIRED Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x4   apegg@ocln.org
   

Dungeons and Dragons logo

New and experienced players are invited to join us for this introduction to D&D 5th edition game play. Take on the role of a fantasy hero in this two week series of Dungeons & Dragons games. We will meet once a week for an hour and a half for two weeks to play this story. This session will run on 12/8 and 12/15. Please note: There is no wait list for this program, but we will be running more campaigns in the coming months. 

Campaign details TBA.

Registration is required for this program.

Click here to register beginning at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 1.

Players will need to create a free account on Roll20.net and be able to join a Zoom meeting for voice chat. Character sheets and a tutorial on how to use Roll20 as a player will be provided in the first session! A link to the Zoom chat and invite to the Roll20 campaign will be emailed to registered players before the first session. This program will not be livestreamed to Youtube or Facebook.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

    Location: Online - Zoom
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misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Live Online: South Shore Book Buzz Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us over on Ventress Public Library's teen Instagram page (@ventressteenlib) for our live book chat. This month we'll be recommending books that feature award winning books. We'll be joined by the Braintree and Marshfield teen librarians as we recommend some of our favorite books. Ask for recommendations or just come to see what we're talking about this month!

    Location: Main Library
Wednesday December 16, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Preschool ABC Storytime with Miss June for ages 3-5 Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Join Miss June live online for a weekly storytime exploring different letters of the alphabet! 

We'll have a special letter each storytime to learn and celebrate with stories, songs, rhymes, and activities.

This storytime is for pre-schoolers, but toddlers can certainly join to become more familiar with the ABC's.

Join us live online!    
    Location: Online - Zoom
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Live Online Hour of Code for ages 9-12 REGISTRATION REQUIRED Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Ever wanted to learn how to code? Join us on Zoom for an hour of code as we learn essential coding fundamentals. Children must be able to switch between multiple tabs and use the share-screen function on Zoom in order to participate.

Registration is required and space is limited. Click on the registration button that will appear below beginning at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 1. This program is for ages 9-12.

    Location: Online - Zoom
    Registration will begin on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM     
 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Live Online: Family Pajama Storytime with Miss Sam Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-376-1300 x4   
   

An evening pajama storytime for the whole family.

Join us live online for a family pajama storytime for children ages 1-5 accompanied by an adult. We will read stories, sing songs, recite rhymes, and more.

 

 

 

Join us live online!    
    Location: Online - Zoom
 
misc_none.png 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Live Online: Dungeon and Dragons - Ages 13-17 Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1102   apegg@ocln.org
   

Dungeons and Dragons logo

New and experienced players are invited to join us for this introduction to D&D 5th edition game play. Take on the role of a fantasy hero in this monthly Dungeons & Dragons games. We will meet the 3rd Wednesday of the month for an hour and a half. Please note: There is no wait list for this program, but we will be running more campaigns in the coming months. 

Campaign details: This month we are travelling to the world of Theros, a setting inspired by Greek and Roman mythology. Players will be heroes acting out their own myths of daring deeds and dangerous tasks. Pick your patron from the Theros pantheon and prepare for a challenge!

Registration is required for this program. Players will need to create a free account on Roll20.net and be able to join a Zoom meeting for voice chat. Character sheets and a tutorial on how to use Roll20 as a player will be provided in the first session! A link to the Zoom chat and invite to the Roll20 campaign will be emailed to registered players before the first session. This program will not be livestreamed to Youtube or Facebook.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

    Location: Online - Zoom
Thursday December 17, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime for ages 12-23 months with Mrs. Miller Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Join us live online for this storytime for ages 12-23 months that includes stories, songs, fingerplays and creative movement for young children accompanied by an adult.

Please have some wooden spoons from the kitchen, a light scarf, a water bottle filled with rice or macaroni, and bells or shaker handy to use during our program today.



 

Join us live online!    
    Location: Online - Zoom
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Live Online: English Talk Time - Intermediate Conversation Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Makrogianis   617-376-1314   quenglishtalk@ocln.org
   

Practice your English from the comfort of home! The library's ESOL classes are online this fall. (ESOL = English for Speakers of Other Languages) 

Classes meet once a week for 1 hour and 30 minutes on Zoom. Registration is required. Please contact us at (617) 376-1314 or quenglishtalktime@ocln.org to sign up. 

Thursday's class is: Intermediate Conversation.

Class Description: Read and discuss a story, learn and practice new vocabulary related to the story, practice and improve pronunciation, participate in discussions to practice conversational English skills

See the library calendar for more English Talk Time programs including additional ESOL classes and Citizenship classes. We look forward to seeing you online this fall!

    Location: Online - Zoom
 
misc_none.png 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Live Online: Among Us! Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Do you think you'd be a great Impostor or Crewmate? Will you succeed in accomplishing your tasks? Or will your plan be thwarted by the Impostor? Join us in the co-op online game of Among Us! We will be utlizing Zoom to debate and discuss our findings during Emergency Meetings.

Registration: You must email me at kdarcy@ocln.org to register for the event and the link will be sent to you the day of. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join.

    Location: Online - Zoom
Saturday December 19, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Winter Holiday Storytime with Miss Sam Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-376-1300 x4   
   

It's time to spread some holiday cheer! Join Miss Sam live online for a special holiday storytime where we will share stories, songs, and rhymes about Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, and Christmas. If you have any bells at home, please bring them to this storytime.

 

Join us live online!    
    Location: Online - Zoom
Monday December 21, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Live Online: Kahoot Challenge Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Looking to relax from the stresses of school? Join us for our monthly Kahoot Trivia Night where we test not only your skills but your reflexs in this fast paced quiz bowl. All participants will need 2 devices to participate. 

 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

Online Link    
    Location: Online - Zoom
Tuesday December 22, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Live Online: English Talk Time - Intermediate Conversation Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Makrogianis   617-376-1314   quenglishtalk@ocln.org
   

Practice your English from the comfort of home! The library's ESOL classes are online this fall. (ESOL = English for Speakers of Other Languages) 

Classes meet once a week for 1 hour and 30 minutes on Zoom. Registration is required. Please contact us at (617) 376-1314 or quenglishtalktime@ocln.org to sign up. 

Tuesday's class is: Intermediate Conversation.

Class Description: Read and discuss a story, learn and practice new vocabulary related to the story, practice and improve pronunciation, participate in discussions to practice conversational English skills

See the library calendar for more English Talk Time programs including additional ESOL classes and Citizenship classes. We look forward to seeing you online this fall!

    Location: Online - Zoom
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Live Online: Real Talk Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Real Talk is a youth-led forum for discussing the issues that are mot important to teens. We meet twice a month from 3-5 online. All meetings are planned, promoted and executed by our teen leaders.   

    Location: Online - Zoom
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Thursday December 24, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 12:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Closed: Christmas Eve Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x3   
    Location: Main Library
Friday December 25, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 12:00 AM  -  12:00 AM Closed: Christmas Day Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x3   
    Location: Main Library
Monday December 28, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: What's New Storytime with Miss June Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Join us live online for a storytime full of the very newest picture books at the library. We have loads and loads of new books, and Miss June wants to share some of her favorites with you. 

Join us live online!    
    Location: Online - Zoom
Thursday December 31, 2020 Go To Top
misc_none.png 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Live Online: Noon Year's Eve Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Join us live online to celebrate the arrival of 2021! Dance, sing, and party with us as we host half an hour of online music, leading up to a countdown to "Noon Year's" for those of us who just can't stay up until midnight. Share what you're looking forward to in 2021 and celebrate the new year with us!

Join us live online!    
    Location: Online - Zoom
 
misc_none.png 12:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Closed: New Year's Eve Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x3   
    Location: Main Library
Friday January 8, 2021 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Music and Movement with Rubi Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Sing and dance with Rubi Lichauco live online! Join us online here!

Rubi brings her popular preschool program to us virtually, so put on your favorite dancing shoes, clear some floor space, and join us for this lively mix of music and movement.

Please have a stuffed animal, scarf, something to drum on (a pot, a bowl, a box, etc.) and wooden spoons or silverware for drumsticks handy to use during our program today.

This program is especially good for children ages 0-4, but anyone who needs a dance break will have a lot of fun.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

    Location: Online - Zoom
Friday January 15, 2021 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Music and Movement with Rubi Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Sing and dance with Rubi Lichauco live online! Join us online here!

Rubi brings her popular preschool program to us virtually, so put on your favorite dancing shoes, clear some floor space, and join us for this lively mix of music and movement.

Please have a stuffed animal, scarf, something to drum on (a pot, a bowl, a box, etc.) and wooden spoons or silverware for drumsticks handy to use during our program today.

This program is especially good for children ages 0-4, but anyone who needs a dance break will have a lot of fun.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

    Location: Online - Zoom
Friday February 5, 2021 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Music and Movement with Rubi Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Sing and dance with Rubi Lichauco live online! Join us online here!

Rubi brings her popular preschool program to us virtually, so put on your favorite dancing shoes, clear some floor space, and join us for this lively mix of music and movement.

Please have a stuffed animal, scarf, something to drum on (a pot, a bowl, a box, etc.) and wooden spoons or silverware for drumsticks handy to use during our program today.

This program is especially good for children ages 0-4, but anyone who needs a dance break will have a lot of fun.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

    Location: Online - Zoom
Friday February 12, 2021 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Music and Movement with Rubi Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Sing and dance with Rubi Lichauco live online! Join us online here!

Rubi brings her popular preschool program to us virtually, so put on your favorite dancing shoes, clear some floor space, and join us for this lively mix of music and movement.

Please have a stuffed animal, scarf, something to drum on (a pot, a bowl, a box, etc.) and wooden spoons or silverware for drumsticks handy to use during our program today.

This program is especially good for children ages 0-4, but anyone who needs a dance break will have a lot of fun.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

    Location: Online - Zoom
Friday March 5, 2021 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Music and Movement with Rubi Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Sing and dance with Rubi Lichauco live online! Join us online here!

Rubi brings her popular preschool program to us virtually, so put on your favorite dancing shoes, clear some floor space, and join us for this lively mix of music and movement.

Please have a stuffed animal, scarf, something to drum on (a pot, a bowl, a box, etc.) and wooden spoons or silverware for drumsticks handy to use during our program today.

This program is especially good for children ages 0-4, but anyone who needs a dance break will have a lot of fun.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

    Location: Online - Zoom
Friday March 12, 2021 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Music and Movement with Rubi Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Sing and dance with Rubi Lichauco live online! Join us online here!

Rubi brings her popular preschool program to us virtually, so put on your favorite dancing shoes, clear some floor space, and join us for this lively mix of music and movement.

Please have a stuffed animal, scarf, something to drum on (a pot, a bowl, a box, etc.) and wooden spoons or silverware for drumsticks handy to use during our program today.

This program is especially good for children ages 0-4, but anyone who needs a dance break will have a lot of fun.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

    Location: Online - Zoom
Friday April 2, 2021 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Music and Movement with Rubi Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Sing and dance with Rubi Lichauco live online! Join us online here!

Rubi brings her popular preschool program to us virtually, so put on your favorite dancing shoes, clear some floor space, and join us for this lively mix of music and movement.

Please have a stuffed animal, scarf, something to drum on (a pot, a bowl, a box, etc.) and wooden spoons or silverware for drumsticks handy to use during our program today.

This program is especially good for children ages 0-4, but anyone who needs a dance break will have a lot of fun.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

    Location: Online - Zoom
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Friday April 9, 2021 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Music and Movement with Rubi Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Sing and dance with Rubi Lichauco live online! Join us online here!

Rubi brings her popular preschool program to us virtually, so put on your favorite dancing shoes, clear some floor space, and join us for this lively mix of music and movement.

Please have a stuffed animal, scarf, something to drum on (a pot, a bowl, a box, etc.) and wooden spoons or silverware for drumsticks handy to use during our program today.

This program is especially good for children ages 0-4, but anyone who needs a dance break will have a lot of fun.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

    Location: Online - Zoom
Friday May 7, 2021 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Music and Movement with Rubi Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Sing and dance with Rubi Lichauco live online! Join us online here!

Rubi brings her popular preschool program to us virtually, so put on your favorite dancing shoes, clear some floor space, and join us for this lively mix of music and movement.

Please have a stuffed animal, scarf, something to drum on (a pot, a bowl, a box, etc.) and wooden spoons or silverware for drumsticks handy to use during our program today.

This program is especially good for children ages 0-4, but anyone who needs a dance break will have a lot of fun.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

    Location: Online - Zoom
Friday May 14, 2021 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Music and Movement with Rubi Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Sing and dance with Rubi Lichauco live online! Join us online here!

Rubi brings her popular preschool program to us virtually, so put on your favorite dancing shoes, clear some floor space, and join us for this lively mix of music and movement.

Please have a stuffed animal, scarf, something to drum on (a pot, a bowl, a box, etc.) and wooden spoons or silverware for drumsticks handy to use during our program today.

This program is especially good for children ages 0-4, but anyone who needs a dance break will have a lot of fun.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

    Location: Online - Zoom
Friday June 4, 2021 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Music and Movement with Rubi Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Sing and dance with Rubi Lichauco live online! Join us online here!

Rubi brings her popular preschool program to us virtually, so put on your favorite dancing shoes, clear some floor space, and join us for this lively mix of music and movement.

Please have a stuffed animal, scarf, something to drum on (a pot, a bowl, a box, etc.) and wooden spoons or silverware for drumsticks handy to use during our program today.

This program is especially good for children ages 0-4, but anyone who needs a dance break will have a lot of fun.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

    Location: Online - Zoom
Friday June 11, 2021 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Live Online: Music and Movement with Rubi Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Crane Library   617-376-1300 x4   
   

Sing and dance with Rubi Lichauco live online! Join us online here!

Rubi brings her popular preschool program to us virtually, so put on your favorite dancing shoes, clear some floor space, and join us for this lively mix of music and movement.

Please have a stuffed animal, scarf, something to drum on (a pot, a bowl, a box, etc.) and wooden spoons or silverware for drumsticks handy to use during our program today.

This program is especially good for children ages 0-4, but anyone who needs a dance break will have a lot of fun.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

    Location: Online - Zoom
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