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Saturday July 21, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Local Author Showcase Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Woods   781-834-5535   cwoods@ocln.org
   
“VML's Second Annual Local Author Showcase!”
 
Author Line-up:
 
Marie Fricker                 “All In My Head: How a Hypochondriac Beat Cancer”
Richard Pereira            "Second Samaritan"
Jim Hamilton              "The Black Cats of Amherst"
Jim Lynch                    “The Longshoreman”, “The Hook and the Badge”
Suzanne Ducharme    "Childhood Speech and Language Disorders"
Ken Brack                     "Especially for You: Finding a New Purpose After Unspeakable Loss" - remote presentation
                                                                  
 
Plan for the afternoon: We will have six tables set up in our New Program Room, one for each author to display their books and accompanying materials. Each author will get up to speak for 10 minutes about their books, background and writing process. Finally, the audience will visit each table to speak with authors, buy books and have them signed, and mingle with others during a social/refreshment time. Authors will bring copies of their books for sale and signing. The event is free and open to the public; no tickets are required. For information please contact librarian Chris Woods at 781-834-5535 or cwoods and visit www.ventresslibrary.org
    Location: New Program Room
Monday July 23, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Song Time For Littles Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A song session geared towards kids 0-2 for kids and caregivers! Songs, movement, and toys: lots of fun! Registration not required.

 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Tales for Tots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A storytime geared towards kids 2-5 for kids and caregivers! Songs, movement, stories, and toytime: who could ask for anything more? Registration is not required.

 

    Location: Old Program Room
 
office_pencil 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Let's Write! - VML Adult Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Woods   781-834-5535   cwoods@ocln.org
   

VML Adult Writing Group “Let’s Write!”   Rescheduled from Monday, July 16

For adults 18 years and over…no experience needed…we write spontaneously during each session in whatever style or format you feel most comfortable (non-fiction, fiction, poetry, dialogue). Facilitated by librarian Chris Woods and local author Bob McNulty. Group meets twice per month on this schedule:  first Monday of each month from 6:00-7:30 p.m. and the third Monday of each month from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the library’s Historical Room. No need to sign up – just show up.  All you need to bring is your creativity! For more information contact Chris at 781-834-5535 or cwoods@ocln.org

    Location: Historical Room
Tuesday July 24, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 1:00 PM Creative Workshops for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlie   781-834-5535   cgrosholz@ocln.org
   

Join us on July 24th for the Creative Writing Workshop for Teens: Blackout Poetry

 1-3 pm in the New Conference Room.

7th-12th grades are encouraged to attend. Registration is required, 10 spaces available.

    Location: Conference Room
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come use our Legos and Duplos to build some amazing Lego creations that we’ll display around the library! All ages are welcome, but those under 10 years must be accompanied by a caregiver. No registration required.

 

    Location: Old Program Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Summer Film Series: Life if Beautiful Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Hickey   781-834-5535   nhickey@ocln.org
   

Life is Beautiful (1998, Rated PG-13, Italian, Spanish, German - English Subtitles) - In this extraordinary tale, Guido (Roberto Benigni), has won the heart of the woman he loves and created a beautiful life for his young family.  But then, that life is threatened by World War II.

    Location: New Program Room
Wednesday July 25, 2018 Go To Top
misc_scissors 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Drop In Craft - Marbled Stationery Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlie   781-834-5535   cgrosholz@olcn.org
   

The Teen Summer Reading Program Presents: Drop In Crafts!

Join us on July 25th in the Old Program Room from 12-2 pm while we craft marbled stationery!

This is part of a weekly summer program for teens. 7th-12th grade encouraged to attend. No registration required.

    Location: Old Program Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM S.T.E.A.M. Storytime: Water Science Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come to S.T.E. A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) Storytime at the library! We’ll read books on a theme and do a science, technology, or art activity to go along! No registration required.

This week's theme: water science. Come in clothes that can get a little wet!

This event is for ages 4-7 with a caregiver. 

 

    Location: Old Program Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  6:30 PM PJ Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This storytime is geared towards childen 0-6 and their caregivers. Come read books, sing songs, and play with movement and rhyme at the library for a special evening storytime--pajamas optional.

    Location: Old Program Room
 
misc_familytree 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM ROOTS - VML Genealogy Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Woods   781-834-5535   cwoods@ocln.org
   

"ROOTS" is the Ventress Library's Genealogy Club. We meet on the last Wednesday of every month from 6-7:30 p.m. in the library's Historical Room

Come share your genealogy research triumphs and troubles and your family stories. Begin or continue to climb the branches of your family tree with the help of others. All levels are welcome - we will learn from each other!

No need to sign-up, just come on the day.  Hope to see you there!

    Location: Historical Room
Thursday July 26, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storycraft for Ages 4-6 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Kids listen to stories and create a craft based on a weekly theme. This program is for kids ages 4-6 and they attend the event on their own, while their caregiver remains present and available within the library. Registration is required! In summer, you can register for each Storycraft program separately!

Theme of the Week: Oceans & Beaches!

    Location: Old Program Room
        There are 7 spaces available.
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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Singalong with Matt Heaton Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    781-834-5535   
   

Matt Heaton believes music for kids can be entertaining for both children AND parents. His songs are a mix of rockabilly, surf, american roots and Irish traditional music, delivered 

with a wry sense of humor and a sincere sense of fun.  

https://mattheatonmusic.com/

No registration required for this family sing-along!

 

    Location: New Program Room
Saturday July 28, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Banded Starling Concert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kelsey Socha   781-834-5535   ksocha@ocln.org
   

Drawing listeners in with soothing vocal melodies and innocently beckoning lyrics, Banded Starling's alt-folk sound is sweet and moving, they are energetic and raw. A delightful addition to the rich tapestry of the New England musical soundscape.

https://www.bandedstarling.com/

This concert is for all ages! No registration is required. 

    Location: New Program Room
Monday July 30, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Song Time For Littles Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A song session geared towards kids 0-2 for kids and caregivers! Songs, movement, and toys: lots of fun! Registration not required.

 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Tales for Tots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A storytime geared towards kids 2-5 for kids and caregivers! Songs, movement, stories, and toytime: who could ask for anything more? Registration is not required.

 

    Location: Old Program Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Summer Reading Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kelsey Socha   781-834-5535   ksocha@ocln.org
   

Come talk about the books that you're reading this summer! We'll have cool crafts, booklists of things we recommend, and the chance to hang out with other reading enthusiasts!

This event is for ages 8-11. Please come prepared to talk about a book/books that you're reading. 

    Location: Old Program Room
 
ent_filmproj 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Monday Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlie     cgrosholz@ocln.org
   

Join us on July 30th from 5:30 - 7:30 pm in the *Old* Program Room for our Teen Monday Movie Night

featuring "The Jungle Book", starring Neel Sethi and Bill Murray.

Snacks will be provided, registration is not necessary!

Tuesday July 31, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Big Ryan's Tall Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kelsey Socha   781-834-5535   ksocha@ocln.org
   

Come listen and watch Big Ryan as he performs original stories, puppet play, a bit of music and movement and a whole  lot of fun! No registration required. All children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by a caregiver. 

http://bigryanstalltales.com/?page_id=2

 

    Location: New Program Room
Wednesday August 1, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Family Playgroup Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come to a structured free-play group for children aged 0-6 and families! This playgroup will include lots of toys and activities for fine and gross motor skills, songs, and stories. Ms. Kelsey (the Youth Services Librarian at Ventress) and Ms. Deb (MPSD Early Education) will facilitate. Learn about programs offered for families at both the Ventress Library and through the Marshfield Public School District's Play Group series! 

No registration is required for this program. 

    Location: Old Program Room
 
misc_scissors 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Drop In Craft - Friendship Bracelets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlie   781-834-5535   cgrosholz@olcn.org
   

The Teen Summer Reading Program Presents: Drop In Crafts!

Join us on August 1st in the Old Program Room from 12-2 pm while we craft friendship bracelets!

This is part of a weekly summer program for teens. 7th-12th grade encouraged to attend. No registration required.

    Location: Old Program Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  6:30 PM PJ Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This storytime is geared towards childen 0-6 and their caregivers. Come read books, sing songs, and play with movement and rhyme at the library for a special evening storytime--pajamas optional.

    Location: Old Program Room
Thursday August 2, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storycraft for Ages 4-6 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Kids listen to stories and create a craft based on a weekly theme. This program is for kids ages 4-6 and they attend the event on their own, while their caregiver remains present and available within the library. Registration is required! In summer, you can register for each Storycraft program separately!

Theme of the Week: Gardens!

    Location: Old Program Room
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Summer Family Movie Series: Coco Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Summer Family Movie Series! Snacks and water will be provided. No registration required.

This event is designed for families of all ages. 

August 2nd @ 2:00 pm: Coco (PG) (1 hr 49 min)

Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

    Location: New Program Room
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misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Teen Art Therapy Series: Movies and TV Shows Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    781-834-5535   ksocha@ocln.org
   

Come and de-stress at the library with art therapy! Create relaxing pieces of art based on your favorite songs, movies, tv shows, books, and poems!  All materials will be provided and ages 12-18 are welcome! 

Session Two: Create art about your favorite movies and tv shows! Relax with your favorite characters!

    Location: Old Program Room
        There are 15 spaces available.
Monday August 6, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Song Time For Littles Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A song session geared towards kids 0-2 for kids and caregivers! Songs, movement, and toys: lots of fun! Registration not required.

 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Tales for Tots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A storytime geared towards kids 2-5 for kids and caregivers! Songs, movement, stories, and toytime: who could ask for anything more? Registration is not required.

 

    Location: Old Program Room
 
office_pencil 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Let's Write! - VML Adult Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Woods   781-834-5535   cwoods@ocln.org
   

VML Adult Writing Group “Let’s Write!”

For adults 18 years and over…no experience needed…we write spontaneously during each session in whatever style or format you feel most comfortable (non-fiction, fiction, poetry, dialogue). Facilitated by librarian Chris Woods and local author Bob McNulty. Group meets twice per month on this schedule:  first Monday of each month from 6:00-7:30 p.m. and the third Monday of each month from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the library’s Historical Room. No need to sign up – just show up.  All you need to bring is your creativity! For more information contact Chris at 781-834-5535 or cwoods@ocln.org

    Location: Historical Room
Tuesday August 7, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 1:00 PM Creative Workshops for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlie   781-834-5535   cgrosholz@ocln.org
   

Join us on August 7th for our Creative Writing Workshop for Teens: Characterization through Dialogue

1-3 pm in the New Conference Room

7th-12th grades are encouraged to attend. Registration is required, 10 spaces available.

    Location: Conference Room
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come use our Legos and Duplos to build some amazing Lego creations that we’ll display around the library! All ages are welcome, but those under 10 years must be accompanied by a caregiver. No registration required.

 

    Location: Old Program Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Summer Film Series: The Chorus Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Hickey   781-834-5535   nhickey@ocln.org
   

The Chorus (2004, PG-13, French - English Subtitles).  This Oscar nominated film follows a new teacher at a severely administered boys' boarding school who works to positively affect his students' lives through music.

 

 
lib_bookflipping 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM VML Non-Fiction Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Hickey   781-834-5535   nhickey@ocln.org
   

VML Non-Fiction Book Group

This group meets on the first Tuesday of each month from 6-7:30 pm in the library's Historical Room.

This month's book selection is The Outliers by Malcom Gladwell, a story about success .

    Location: Historical Room
Wednesday August 8, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Tech Help Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Hickey   781-834-5535   nhickey@ocln.org
   

Tech Help

Meet with a Reference Librarian for a one-half hour slot to address your technology needs.   This program is offered the second Wednesday morning of each month and limited to 4 participants.  Please bring your device with you to the session.  We will contact you directly to schedule your time slot.  Registration required.

        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_scissors 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Drop In Craft - Circle Paintings Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlie   781-834-5535   cgrosholz@olcn.org
   

The Teen Summer Reading Program Presents: Drop In Crafts!

Join us on August 8th in the Old Program Room from 12-2 pm while we craft Kandinsky-inspired circle paintings!

This is part of a weekly summer program for teens. 7th-12th grade encouraged to attend. No registration required.

    Location: Old Program Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM S.T.E.A.M. Storytime: Color Science Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come to S.T.E. A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) Storytime at the library! We’ll read books on a theme and do a science, technology, or art activity to go along! No registration required.

This event is for ages 4-7 with a caregiver. 

 

    Location: Old Program Room
 
lib_book_bunch1 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM VML Classic Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Woods   781-834-5535   cwoods@ocln.org
   

Classic Book Group takes a summer break in August, so no meeting today. See you in September!!

VML Classic Book Group meets the second Wednesday of the month in the library's Historical Room.

We read and discuss all the classics, historical and modern. Discussions are often lively, and we

welcome new members. Light refreshments are served. We sometimes have special events

like movie/potlucks that relate to the book discussed and a holiday party with gift exchange.

More more information, and to obtain a copy of the book, selection please contact librarian

Chris Woods at 781-834-5535 or cwoods@ocln.org

Happy Reading!

Here is a link to some of the classics we have read and are reading:

https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/449.Must_Read_Classics

    Location: Historical Room
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  6:30 PM PJ Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This storytime is geared towards childen 0-6 and their caregivers. Come read books, sing songs, and play with movement and rhyme at the library for a special evening storytime--pajamas optional.

    Location: Old Program Room
Thursday August 9, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM END OF SUMMER READING ICE CREAM PARTY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kelsey Socha   781-834-5535   ksocha@ocln.org
   

Come celebrate all of your awesome summer reading with ice cream! We’ll have games, crafts, LOTS of ice cream, and a chance to turn in your reading logs for prizes if you haven’t already. This event is for children aged 0-12 and caregivers. No registration required.

 

    Location: Old Program Room
Monday August 13, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Song Time For Littles Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A song session geared towards kids 0-2 for kids and caregivers! Songs, movement, and toys: lots of fun! Registration not required.

 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Tales for Tots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A storytime geared towards kids 2-5 for kids and caregivers! Songs, movement, stories, and toytime: who could ask for anything more? Registration is not required.

 

    Location: Old Program Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Summer Reading Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kelsey Socha   781-834-5535   ksocha@ocln.org
   

Come talk about the books that you're reading this summer! We'll have cool crafts, booklists of things we recommend, and the chance to hang out with other reading enthusiasts!

This event is for ages 8-11. Please come prepared to talk about a book/books that you're reading. 

    Location: Old Program Room
 
ent_filmproj 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Monday Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlie     cgrosholz@ocln.org
   

Join us on August 13th from 5:30 - 7:30 pm in the New Program Room for our Teen Monday Movie Night

featuring "Black Panther", starring Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan. 

Snacks will be provided, registration is not necessary!

Tuesday August 14, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Read to Gurnet! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:      ksocha@ocln.org
   

Sign up to read to our very special “read” dog!

Gurney is trained to sit with children and listen to them read.  This kind of support from lovable puppies can foster your child’s self-confidence, build reading skills, and it’s just plain fun!

Choose a 15-minute time slot by clicking on the Register button below.

At this time, we ask that only children who are reading independently register. Thank you for understanding!

    Location: Old Program Room
        There are 4 spaces available.
Wednesday August 15, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  6:30 PM PJ Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This storytime is geared towards childen 0-6 and their caregivers. Come read books, sing songs, and play with movement and rhyme at the library for a special evening storytime--pajamas optional.

    Location: Old Program Room
Thursday August 16, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Silly Library Dance Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come dance your heart out and sing along to a playlist made of only silly songs!  No registration required.

This event is geared toward ages 2-6 with caregivers. 

    Location: Old Program Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Teen Art Therapy Series: Books & Poetry Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    781-834-5535   ksocha@ocln.org
   

Come and de-stress at the library with art therapy! Create relaxing pieces of art based on your favorite songs, movies, tv shows, books, and poems!  All materials will be provided and ages 12-18 are welcome! 

Session Three: Draw, paint, and create based on your favorite books and poems! Teens ages 12-18 are welcome!

    Location: Old Program Room
        There are 15 spaces available.
Monday August 20, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Song Time For Littles Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A song session geared towards kids 0-2 for kids and caregivers! Songs, movement, and toys: lots of fun! Registration not required.

 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Tales for Tots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A storytime geared towards kids 2-5 for kids and caregivers! Songs, movement, stories, and toytime: who could ask for anything more? Registration is not required.

 

    Location: Old Program Room
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office_pencil 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Let's Write! VML Adult Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Woods   781-834-5535   cwoods@ocln.org
   

VML Adult Writing Group “Let’s Write!”

For adults 18 years and over…no experience needed…we write spontaneously during each session in whatever style or format you feel most comfortable (non-fiction, fiction, poetry, dialogue). Facilitated by librarian Chris Woods and local author Bob McNulty. Group meets twice per month on this schedule:  first Monday of each month from 6:00-7:30 p.m. and the third Monday of each month from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the library’s Historical Room. No need to sign up – just show up.  All you need to bring is your creativity! January 2018 schedule will change due to the Monday holidays. Meeting days/times for that month will be announced. For more information contact Chris at 781-834-5535 or cwoods@ocln.org

    Location: Historical Room
Tuesday August 21, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 1:00 PM Creative Workshops for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Charlie   781-834-5535   cgrosholz@ocln.org
   

Creative Writing Workshop for Teens: Motifs in Memoir 

Join us on August 21st for our from 1-3pm in the New Conference Room.

7th-12th grades are encouraged to attend. Registration is required, 10 spaces available.

    Location: Conference Room
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Museum of Science Reptile Show Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kelsey Socha   781-834-5535   ksocha@ocln.org
   

Do you LOVE reptiles? Do you get excited by lizards? Do you want to meet some while also learning amazing reptile facts? Come to this travelling show by the Boston Museum of Science!

This show is geared towards children aged 5-12 and their caregivers. No registration is required. 

    Location: Old Program Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Summer Film Series: Amelie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Hickey   781-834-5535   nhickey@ocln.org
   

Amelie (2001, Rated R, French - English Subtitles) - Nominated for 5 Academy Awards, Guillaume Laurant and Jean-Pierre Jeunet star in this magical comedy.  

Wednesday August 22, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  6:30 PM PJ Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This storytime is geared towards childen 0-6 and their caregivers. Come read books, sing songs, and play with movement and rhyme at the library for a special evening storytime--pajamas optional.

    Location: Old Program Room
Thursday August 23, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Family Craft Buffet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come create art masterpieces using our stock of leftover crafts from the summer and past year! Who knows what you’ll be able to create?!

This event is geared towards children and families aged 4 and up. No registration is required. 

 

    Location: Old Program Room
Friday August 24, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Teen Art Therapy Series: Teen Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    781-834-5535   ksocha@ocln.org
   

Have you been coming to our art therapy sessions? Come present your artwork! If not, come create some more and hangout with your friends after hours! There will be games, food, and fun activities!

This special after-hours event is for ages 12-18. Participants must arrive between 4:30 and 5 pm, and must stay for the whole time (5-7 pm). 

    Location: Old Program Room
        There are 25 spaces available.
Monday August 27, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Finish out August with two family storytimes for all ages! We’ll read books, sing songs, do movement, and play with toys! No registration is required.

 

    Location: Old Program Room
Tuesday August 28, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Finish out August with two family storytimes for all ages! We’ll read books, sing songs, do movement, and play with toys! No registration is required.

 

    Location: Old Program Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Read to Gurnet! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:      ksocha@ocln.org
   

Sign up to read to our very special “read” dog!

Gurney is trained to sit with children and listen to them read.  This kind of support from lovable puppies can foster your child’s self-confidence, build reading skills, and it’s just plain fun!

Choose a 15-minute time slot by clicking on the Register button below.

At this time, we ask that only children who are reading independently register. Thank you for understanding!

    Location: Old Program Room
        There are 4 spaces available.
Wednesday August 29, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  6:30 PM PJ Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This storytime is geared towards childen 0-6 and their caregivers. Come read books, sing songs, and play with movement and rhyme at the library for a special evening storytime--pajamas optional.

    Location: Old Program Room
 
misc_familytree 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM ROOTS - VML Genealogy Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Woods   781-834-5535   cwoods@ocln.org
   

"ROOTS" is the Ventress Library's Genealogy Club. We meet on the last Wednesday of every month from 6-7:30 p.m. in the library's Historical Room

Come share your genealogy research triumphs and troubles and your family stories. Begin or continue to climb the branches of your family tree with the help of others. All levels are welcome - we will learn from each other!

No need to sign-up, just come on the day.  Hope to see you there!

    Location: Historical Room
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Monday September 3, 2018 Go To Top
office_pencil 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Let's Write! - VML Adult Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Woods   781-834-5535   cwoods@ocln.org
   

VML Adult Writing Group “Let’s Write!”

For adults 18 years and over…no experience needed…we write spontaneously during each session in whatever style or format you feel most comfortable (non-fiction, fiction, poetry, dialogue). Facilitated by librarian Chris Woods and local author Bob McNulty. Group meets twice per month on this schedule:  first Monday of each month from 6:00-7:30 p.m. and the third Monday of each month from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the library’s Historical Room. No need to sign up – just show up.  All you need to bring is your creativity! For more information contact Chris at 781-834-5535 or cwoods@ocln.org

    Location: Historical Room
Tuesday September 4, 2018 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM VML Non-Fiction Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Hickey   781-834-5535   nhickey@ocln.org
   

VML Non-Fiction Book Group

This group meets on the first Tuesday of each month from 6-7:30 pm in the library's Historical Room.

Librarians will select the book with input from members and make copies available to check out. This group conducts a self-directed discussion and

welcomes new members at any time.  

 

    Location: Historical Room
Wednesday September 12, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Tech Help Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Hickey   781-834-5535   nhickey@ocln.org
   

Tech Help

Meet with a Reference Librarian for a one-half hour slot to address your technology needs.   This program is offered the second Wednesday morning of each month and limited to 4 participants.  Please bring your device with you to the session.  We will contact you directly to schedule your time slot.  Registration required.

        There are 4 spaces available.
 
lib_book_bunch1 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM VML Classic Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Woods   781-834-5535   cwoods@ocln.org
   

VML Classic Book Group meets the second Wednesday of the month in the library's Historical Room.

We read and discuss all the classics, historical and modern. Discussions are often lively, and we

welcome new members. Light refreshments are served. We sometimes have special events

like movie/potlucks that relate to the book discussed and a holiday party with gift exchange.

More more information, and to obtain a copy of the book, selection please contact librarian

Chris Woods at 781-834-5535 or cwoods@ocln.org

Happy Reading!

Here is a link to some of the classics we have read and are reading:

https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/449.Must_Read_Classics

    Location: Historical Room
Monday September 17, 2018 Go To Top
office_pencil 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Let's Write! VML Adult Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Woods   781-834-5535   cwoods@ocln.org
   

VML Adult Writing Group “Let’s Write!”

For adults 18 years and over…no experience needed…we write spontaneously during each session in whatever style or format you feel most comfortable (non-fiction, fiction, poetry, dialogue). Facilitated by librarian Chris Woods and local author Bob McNulty. Group meets twice per month on this schedule:  first Monday of each month from 6:00-7:30 p.m. and the third Monday of each month from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the library’s Historical Room. No need to sign up – just show up.  All you need to bring is your creativity! January 2018 schedule will change due to the Monday holidays. Meeting days/times for that month will be announced. For more information contact Chris at 781-834-5535 or cwoods@ocln.org

    Location: Historical Room
Wednesday September 26, 2018 Go To Top
misc_familytree 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM ROOTS - VML Genealogy Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Woods   781-834-5535   cwoods@ocln.org
   

"ROOTS" is the Ventress Library's Genealogy Club. We meet on the last Wednesday of every month from 6-7:30 p.m. in the library's Historical Room

Come share your genealogy research triumphs and troubles and your family stories. Begin or continue to climb the branches of your family tree with the help of others. All levels are welcome - we will learn from each other!

No need to sign-up, just come on the day.  Hope to see you there!

    Location: Historical Room
Monday October 1, 2018 Go To Top
office_pencil 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Let's Write! - VML Adult Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Woods   781-834-5535   cwoods@ocln.org
   

VML Adult Writing Group “Let’s Write!”

For adults 18 years and over…no experience needed…we write spontaneously during each session in whatever style or format you feel most comfortable (non-fiction, fiction, poetry, dialogue). Facilitated by librarian Chris Woods and local author Bob McNulty. Group meets twice per month on this schedule:  first Monday of each month from 6:00-7:30 p.m. and the third Monday of each month from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the library’s Historical Room. No need to sign up – just show up.  All you need to bring is your creativity! For more information contact Chris at 781-834-5535 or cwoods@ocln.org

    Location: Historical Room
Tuesday October 2, 2018 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM VML Non-Fiction Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Hickey   781-834-5535   nhickey@ocln.org
   

VML Non-Fiction Book Group

This group meets on the first Tuesday of each month from 6-7:30 pm in the library's Historical Room.

Librarians will select the book with input from members and make copies available to check out. This group conducts a self-directed discussion and

welcomes new members at any time.  

 

    Location: Historical Room
Wednesday October 10, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM VML Classic Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Woods   781-834-5535   cwoods@ocln.org
   

VML Classic Book Group meets the second Wednesday of the month in the library's Historical Room.

We read and discuss all the classics, historical and modern. Discussions are often lively, and we

welcome new members. Light refreshments are served. We sometimes have special events

like movie/potlucks that relate to the book discussed and a holiday party with gift exchange.

More more information, and to obtain a copy of the book, selection please contact librarian

Chris Woods at 781-834-5535 or cwoods@ocln.org

Happy Reading!

Here is a link to some of the classics we have read and are reading:

https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/449.Must_Read_Classics

    Location: Historical Room
Monday October 15, 2018 Go To Top
office_pencil 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Let's Write! VML Adult Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Woods   781-834-5535   cwoods@ocln.org
   

VML Adult Writing Group “Let’s Write!”

For adults 18 years and over…no experience needed…we write spontaneously during each session in whatever style or format you feel most comfortable (non-fiction, fiction, poetry, dialogue). Facilitated by librarian Chris Woods and local author Bob McNulty. Group meets twice per month on this schedule:  first Monday of each month from 6:00-7:30 p.m. and the third Monday of each month from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the library’s Historical Room. No need to sign up – just show up.  All you need to bring is your creativity! January 2018 schedule will change due to the Monday holidays. Meeting days/times for that month will be announced. For more information contact Chris at 781-834-5535 or cwoods@ocln.org

    Location: Historical Room
Wednesday October 31, 2018 Go To Top
misc_familytree 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM ROOTS - VML Genealogy Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Woods   781-834-5535   cwoods@ocln.org
   

"ROOTS" is the Ventress Library's Genealogy Club. We meet on the last Wednesday of every month from 6-7:30 p.m. in the library's Historical Room

Come share your genealogy research triumphs and troubles and your family stories. Begin or continue to climb the branches of your family tree with the help of others. All levels are welcome - we will learn from each other!

No need to sign-up, just come on the day.  Hope to see you there!

    Location: Historical Room
Monday November 5, 2018 Go To Top
office_pencil 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Let's Write! - VML Adult Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Woods   781-834-5535   cwoods@ocln.org
   

VML Adult Writing Group “Let’s Write!”

For adults 18 years and over…no experience needed…we write spontaneously during each session in whatever style or format you feel most comfortable (non-fiction, fiction, poetry, dialogue). Facilitated by librarian Chris Woods and local author Bob McNulty. Group meets twice per month on this schedule:  first Monday of each month from 6:00-7:30 p.m. and the third Monday of each month from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the library’s Historical Room. No need to sign up – just show up.  All you need to bring is your creativity! For more information contact Chris at 781-834-5535 or cwoods@ocln.org

    Location: Historical Room
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Tuesday November 6, 2018 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM VML Non-Fiction Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Hickey   781-834-5535   nhickey@ocln.org
   

VML Non-Fiction Book Group

This group meets on the first Tuesday of each month from 6-7:30 pm in the library's Historical Room.

Librarians will select the book with input from members and make copies available to check out. This group conducts a self-directed discussion and

welcomes new members at any time.  

 

    Location: Historical Room
Wednesday November 14, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM VML Classic Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Woods   781-834-5535   cwoods@ocln.org
   

VML Classic Book Group meets the second Wednesday of the month in the library's Historical Room.

We read and discuss all the classics, historical and modern. Discussions are often lively, and we

welcome new members. Light refreshments are served. We sometimes have special events

like movie/potlucks that relate to the book discussed and a holiday party with gift exchange.

More more information, and to obtain a copy of the book, selection please contact librarian

Chris Woods at 781-834-5535 or cwoods@ocln.org

Happy Reading!

Here is a link to some of the classics we have read and are reading:

https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/449.Must_Read_Classics

    Location: Historical Room
Monday November 19, 2018 Go To Top
office_pencil 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Let's Write! VML Adult Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Woods   781-834-5535   cwoods@ocln.org
   

VML Adult Writing Group “Let’s Write!”

For adults 18 years and over…no experience needed…we write spontaneously during each session in whatever style or format you feel most comfortable (non-fiction, fiction, poetry, dialogue). Facilitated by librarian Chris Woods and local author Bob McNulty. Group meets twice per month on this schedule:  first Monday of each month from 6:00-7:30 p.m. and the third Monday of each month from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the library’s Historical Room. No need to sign up – just show up.  All you need to bring is your creativity! January 2018 schedule will change due to the Monday holidays. Meeting days/times for that month will be announced. For more information contact Chris at 781-834-5535 or cwoods@ocln.org

    Location: Historical Room
Wednesday November 28, 2018 Go To Top
misc_familytree 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM ROOTS - VML Genealogy Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Woods   781-834-5535   cwoods@ocln.org
   

"ROOTS" is the Ventress Library's Genealogy Club. We meet on the last Wednesday of every month from 6-7:30 p.m. in the library's Historical Room

Come share your genealogy research triumphs and troubles and your family stories. Begin or continue to climb the branches of your family tree with the help of others. All levels are welcome - we will learn from each other!

No need to sign-up, just come on the day.  Hope to see you there!

    Location: Historical Room
Monday December 3, 2018 Go To Top
office_pencil 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Let's Write! - VML Adult Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Woods   781-834-5535   cwoods@ocln.org
   

VML Adult Writing Group “Let’s Write!”

For adults 18 years and over…no experience needed…we write spontaneously during each session in whatever style or format you feel most comfortable (non-fiction, fiction, poetry, dialogue). Facilitated by librarian Chris Woods and local author Bob McNulty. Group meets twice per month on this schedule:  first Monday of each month from 6:00-7:30 p.m. and the third Monday of each month from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the library’s Historical Room. No need to sign up – just show up.  All you need to bring is your creativity! For more information contact Chris at 781-834-5535 or cwoods@ocln.org

    Location: Historical Room
Tuesday December 4, 2018 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM VML Non-Fiction Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Hickey   781-834-5535   nhickey@ocln.org
   

VML Non-Fiction Book Group

This group meets on the first Tuesday of each month from 6-7:30 pm in the library's Historical Room.

Librarians will select the book with input from members and make copies available to check out. This group conducts a self-directed discussion and

welcomes new members at any time.  

 

    Location: Historical Room
Wednesday December 12, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM VML Classic Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Woods   781-834-5535   cwoods@ocln.org
   

VML Classic Book Group meets the second Wednesday of the month in the library's Historical Room.

We read and discuss all the classics, historical and modern. Discussions are often lively, and we

welcome new members. Light refreshments are served. We sometimes have special events

like movie/potlucks that relate to the book discussed and a holiday party with gift exchange.

More more information, and to obtain a copy of the book, selection please contact librarian

Chris Woods at 781-834-5535 or cwoods@ocln.org

Happy Reading!

Here is a link to some of the classics we have read and are reading:

https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/449.Must_Read_Classics

    Location: Historical Room
Monday December 17, 2018 Go To Top
office_pencil 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Let's Write! VML Adult Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Woods   781-834-5535   cwoods@ocln.org
   

VML Adult Writing Group “Let’s Write!”

For adults 18 years and over…no experience needed…we write spontaneously during each session in whatever style or format you feel most comfortable (non-fiction, fiction, poetry, dialogue). Facilitated by librarian Chris Woods and local author Bob McNulty. Group meets twice per month on this schedule:  first Monday of each month from 6:00-7:30 p.m. and the third Monday of each month from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the library’s Historical Room. No need to sign up – just show up.  All you need to bring is your creativity! January 2018 schedule will change due to the Monday holidays. Meeting days/times for that month will be announced. For more information contact Chris at 781-834-5535 or cwoods@ocln.org

    Location: Historical Room
Wednesday December 26, 2018 Go To Top
misc_familytree 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM ROOTS - VML Genealogy Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Woods   781-834-5535   cwoods@ocln.org
   

"ROOTS" is the Ventress Library's Genealogy Club. We meet on the last Wednesday of every month from 6-7:30 p.m. in the library's Historical Room

Come share your genealogy research triumphs and troubles and your family stories. Begin or continue to climb the branches of your family tree with the help of others. All levels are welcome - we will learn from each other!

No need to sign-up, just come on the day.  Hope to see you there!

    Location: Historical Room
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