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Saturday April 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Parent/Child Book Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This book group is for children in 4th and 5th grade, with a parent.

Each month we will discuss a different book.

This month we will talk about Nuts to You by Lynne Rae Perkins.

The group will decide together what next month's book will be.

This month we will meet in the Raytheon Room.

Led by Youth Services Librarian Pam McCuen.

Questions? and to register call the Children's Room at 508-358-2308

 

 

 

    Location: Wayland Children's Room
Sunday April 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Wayland Poetry Workshop Annual Reading   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Judy Hoyer   508-655-2868   
   

The Wayland Public Library will be hosting an annual poetry reading April 26, 2015 at 2:30 p.m.  The public is invited to attend.  The library sponsors the Wayland Public Library Poetry Reading group.  The reading will be held in the Raytheon Room, which is on the lower level.

Natick poet Francine Brown will read from her poetry, followed by readings from other members of the library poetry group. Poetry subjects include square dancing, nature, travel, relationships and humor.  Following the program there will be refreshments.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Monday April 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Room is Booked
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Wayland Commons Condo Assoc.   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cody Wooldridge   617-731-0222   cwooldridge@danninmgmt.com
    Location: Raytheon Room
Tuesday April 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Zumba Kids Jr   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Rhythm and dance program for children ages 2.5 to 4 years old.

Led by Julia Walderzak of H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness Studio in Sudbury

    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Website team meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Foreign Film Series   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Instructions Not Included - A man who has made a new life for himself and the daughter left on his doorstep 6 years ago finds his family threatened when the birth mother resurfaces.  100 minutes.  From Mexico. Spanish with English subtitles.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Wednesday April 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Polar Bear Party   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Books, crafts and more!

Learn about endangered polar bears.

For ages 4 +

A Middlesex Savings Bank Fun Club Event.

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Trustee Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    WPL Board of Trustees    
    Location: WAYLAND TOWN BUILDING
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Natural Solution to Executive Functioning Struggles and ADHD   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kristen Weed   857-312-4320   AHS@wellnessspeakers.org
   

Free educational lecture open to the public.  Presented by the Foundation for Wellness Professionals.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Thursday April 30, 2015 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Non-Fiction Book Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy McMenemy-McColm     nmccolm@minlib.net
   

We will read The Johnstown Flood, by David McCullough.

    Location: Raytheon Room
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Library Planning Committee   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Raytheon Room
Friday May 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Friends Book Sale - Members' Preview   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: WAYLAND TOWN BUILDING
Saturday May 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Friends Book Sale   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Wayland Public Library will sponsor their Spring Book and Bake Sale on Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday, May 3, from 12-4 p.m. There will also be a preview for members of the Friends on Friday, May 1, from 6-8:30 p.m. Memberships will be available at the sale starting at 5:30 p.m. Sale items include delicious baked goods and thousands of quality books in good condition for children and adults. All proceeds go to support Wayland Library programs and services. The sale will be held in the Large Hearing Room in the Wayland Town Building, 41 Cochituate Road. Donations of books will be accepted during set-up in the Large Hearing Room on Wednesday, April 29, and Thursday, April 30. Donations of baked goods will be accepted from Friday until the end of the sale on Sunday. Internet book scanning devices are not permitted in the sale area. For more information, contact Anne Heller at 508-358-4515 or Pam Mauer at 508-358-5432.

    Location: WAYLAND TOWN BUILDING
Sunday May 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Friends Book Sale   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: WAYLAND TOWN BUILDING
Monday May 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Evening Book Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andy Moore   508-358-2311   amoore@minlib.net
   

This month's book is A Handful of Dust by Evelyn Waugh.

This year's book group selections    
    Location: Raytheon Room
Tuesday May 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Great Presenters - Sabine von Mering, Ph.D.   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

“WHY DID CINDERELLA’S STEPSISTERS CHOP OFF THEIR FEET?”
For over two-hundred years the Brothers Grimm's fairy tale collections have bewitched their readers. To this day the stories continue to inspire new variations in cultures around the world. Who were the brothers Grimm and what is the reason for the tales' ongoing popularity?

Sabine von Mering is Professor of German and Women's and Gender Studies at Brandeis University. Originally from Germany, she holds a Ph.D. in German Studies from the University of California Davis. She has been a Wayland resident since 2003.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Wednesday May 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Needlework/Handwork Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Moses   508-358-7113   
   

A group, facilitated by Ann Moses, for people to work on needlework and handwork projects together.

    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Author Evelyn Wolfson   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Local author Evelyn Wolfson will discuss her new book, Legendary Locals of Wayland. The book discusses the amazing men and women who dedicated their lives and careers to developing the town of Wayland and retaining its rural atmosphere. Co-sponsored with the Wayland Historical Society.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Thursday May 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Sing-along with Jeannie Mack   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Jeannie Mack will perform all kinds of fun, bounce-around, sing-along songs geared for young children.

Plenty of opportunity for audience participation!

For babies, toddlers, and preschoolers with caregiver.

 

 

 

 

 

    Location: Raytheon Room
 
lib_book_signing 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Poetry Workshop   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joan Kimball   978-318-0991   
   

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Friday May 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Introduction to the iPad   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: M.J. Wright   508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
   

Baffled by your iPhone or iPad beyond calling and texting?  Come on in.  M.J. will discuss organizing icons, SIRI and the microphone, battery life, and other basics of these versatile and complex devices.  Be sure to bring your iPhone or iPad with you.  Instructor: M.J. Wright

    Location: Raytheon Room
 
office_meeting1 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Noontime Book Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandy Raymond   508-358-2311   
   

This month's book is Instructions for a Heatwave by Maggie O'Farrell.

BOOK DESCRIPTIONS for this year    
    Location: Raytheon Room
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Saturday May 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Exhibit Reception   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Foster     artistictriumphs@gmail.com
   

Please join Arts/Wayland at a reception for their May exhibit in our Raytheon Room.  Refreshments will be served.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Monday May 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM How to Find Your Next Great Read   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz   508-358-2311   rsideman@minlib.net
   

Do you struggle to find a good book to read, often wandering bookshelves for something that grabs your attention?  Or, do you read the latest bestsellers or recommendations from friends to find those disappoint you?  If so, this workshop is for you.  We will introduce you to online tools that will make finding your next great read easy and fun. Tools include Novelist, Books & Authors and GoodReads.  Workshop limited to 10. 

    Location: Raytheon Room
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM One-on-One Technology instruction   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: M.J. Wright   508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
   

Need assistance with downloading an ebook? Not sure how to use voice dictation on your iPhone or iPad? Need to learn how to create group contacts in your Gmail account? Maybe we can help! Schedule a one-on-one appointment for assistance with basic technology questions. Half-hour slots are available Mondays, May 11 and June 8 from 2-3 p.m.

Tuesday May 12, 2015 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM StoryVine   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

StoryVine introduces preschoolers to books and reading with engaging stories, songs and activities. Our interactive storytimes encourage language development, socialization and fun. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child or children.

    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM STRATEGIES FOR MANAGING THE WEB PRESENCE OF YOUR LOCAL BUSINESS   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The Internet continues to evolve, impacting our lives, and our businesses. Local businesses are often at a disadvantage on the Internet. Hear about strategies to deal with the mobile revolution, gradual change in expectations, the social networks, and how to manage and grow your business through its web presence. Learn about some of the common mistakes business owners make and how to avoid them.

Presenter Gevorg Abrahamian is currently Director of Product Management at Oracle where he has spent the past 16 years helping public and private sector organizations improve their Enterprise Performance Management solutions. For 3 years, he has devoted his nights and weekends to helping local business owners improve their web presence, grow and compete more effectively on the Internet.

 

 

 

    Location: Raytheon Room
Wednesday May 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Armchair Travel Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
   

Called Again: A Story of Love and Triumph by Jennifer Pharr Davis (2013)
In 2011, Jennifer Pharr Davis became the overall record holder on the Appalachian Trail. By hiking 2,181 miles in 46 days - an average of 47 miles per day - she became the first female to ever set that mark. But this is not a book about records or numbers; this is a book about endurance and faith, and most of all love.  This is Jennifer's story, in her own words, about how she started this journey with a love for hiking and more significantly a love for her husband. Together, they were able to overcome rugged mountains and raging rivers, sleet storms and 100 degree heat, shin-splints and illnesses. They made new friends and tested old friendships; they shared together laughter and tears.  But, through it all, they fell more in love with one another and with the wilderness.

Full Book List for this year.

 

    Location: Raytheon Room
Thursday May 14, 2015 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Google Drive   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: M.J. Wright   508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
   

Want to access documents from any computer for free? Would you like to easily share documents  and collaborate with your family, committee, or co-workers? For many, Google Drive has replaced the need for Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.  Learn about this free tool that stores documents in the Cloud, not just on your personal computer.

Instructor: M.J. Wright

    Location: Raytheon Room
Friday May 15, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM Great Decisions 2015   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

INDIA CHANGES COURSE

For the U.S., change in India brings its own set of unknowns, heralding an age ruled by a prime minister new to national office and other policymakers who have been out of the public eye for a decade.

Fed up with corruption, dynastic policies and ineffective public services, Indian voters catapulted Narenda Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party to power in the country's 2014 elections. For voters, Modi embodied real change and an India that wasn't stumbling, but running, to greatness. But for the U.S., change in India brings its own set of unknowns, heralding an age ruled by a prime minister new to national office and other policymakers who have been out of the public eye for a decade. Now, the U.S. has to determine how to best secure its interests as India asserts itself on the world stage.

Leader:  Mary Morss
 

Great Decisions Website    
    Location: Raytheon Room
Monday May 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Overdrive: the Library eBook App   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: M.J. Wright   508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
   

Discover how easy it is to find, reserve, and download library ebooks and eAudiobooks.  You'll also learn how to modify the print size and color, and how to create bookmarks.  Bring your Apple ID and password.  Instructor: M.J. Wright
 

    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Trustee Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    WPL Board of Trustees    
    Location: Raytheon Room
Tuesday May 19, 2015 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM StoryVine   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

StoryVine introduces preschoolers to books and reading with engaging stories, songs and activities. Our interactive storytimes encourage language development, socialization and fun. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child or children.

    Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday May 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Author Ron McAdow   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Ron McAdow has just released a novel! Ron is known in Wayland as the former executive director of Sudbury Valley Trustees and the author of the popular river guide "The Concord, Sudbury, and Assabet Rivers." In this presentation Ron will tell us about his new book, called "Ike," which is set in a Massachusetts town Ron calls “Westforest.” Treating the story as a series of dialogue-rich scenes, Ron will introduce his major characters and themes and describe the process of writing a first novel while in his sixties. If you want to read his book before the talk, it is available on Amazon, including for Kindle, or at the Concord Bookshop and Wellesley Books.

 

 

 

    Location: Raytheon Room
Thursday May 21, 2015 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

    Location: Raytheon Room
 
lib_book_signing 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Poetry Workshop   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joan Kimball   978-318-0991   
   

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Monday May 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Memorial Day - Library Closed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Tuesday May 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Zumba Kids Jr   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Rhythm and dance program for children ages 2.5 to 4 years old.

Led by Julia Walderzak of H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness Studio in Sudbury

    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Foreign Film Series   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The Deep - Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland. 95 minutes.  From Iceland.  Icelandic with English subtitles.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Wednesday May 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Room is Booked
Thursday May 28, 2015 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Non-Fiction Book Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy McMenemy-McColm     nmccolm@minlib.net
   

This month's book is Beyond the Sky and the Earth:  A Journey into Bhutan, by Jamie Zeppa.

    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Book Buddies   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This parent/child book group is for children in grades K to 3 with a parent/caregiver.

This month's book will be Dodsworth in Paris by Tim Egan.

We will discuss the book and do an activity.

Please read the books with your child before the session.

Youth Services librarian Pam McCuen will facilitate this program,

which is co-run by the WCPA.

 

 

 

    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Library Planning Committee   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Raytheon Room
Friday May 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Friends Spring Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sarah Hubbell     
    Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday June 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Evening Book Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andy Moore   508-358-2311   amoore@minlib.net
   

This month's book is Uncle Fred in Springtime by P.G. Wodehouse.

This year's book group selections    
    Location: Raytheon Room
Tuesday June 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Room is Booked
    Location: Raytheon Room
Wednesday June 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Needlework/Handwork Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Moses   508-358-7113   
   

A group, facilitated by Ann Moses, for people to work on needlework and handwork projects together.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Thursday June 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Room is Booked
 
lib_book_signing 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Poetry Workshop   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joan Kimball   978-318-0991   
   

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Friday June 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM Great Decisions 2015   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

U.S. POLICY TOWARD AFRICA
How can U.S. policy live up to its promise and values while securing its interests in the region?

Africa is in the midst of an unprecedented transformation. The continent is home to some of the fastest growing economies in the world, and it’s become a draw for foreign investors from across the globe. After the “Obamamania” of 2008 died down, though, the realization that Obama wasn’t going to overturn, or even prioritize, U.S. Africa policy kicked in. Still, the U.S. has promised to promote “strong institutions, not strong men,” and to favor good governance and healthy economies over profit. How can U.S. policy live up to its promise and values while securing its interests in the region?

Leader:  Steve Engler

Host:  Carol Leiter
 

Great Decisions Website    
    Location: Raytheon Room
Monday June 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM One-on-One Technology instruction   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: M.J. Wright   508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
   

Need assistance with downloading an ebook? Not sure how to use voice dictation on your iPhone or iPad? Need to learn how to create group contacts in your Gmail account? Maybe we can help! Schedule a one-on-one appointment for assistance with basic technology questions. Half-hour slots are available Mondays, May 11 and June 8 from 2-3 p.m.

Wednesday June 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Armchair Travel Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
   

Radio Shangri-La: What I Discovered on my Accidental Journey to the Happiest Kingdom on Earth by Lisa Napoli (2010)
Lisa Napoli was in the grip of a crisis, dissatisfied with her life and her work as a radio journalist when a chance encounter with a handsome stranger presented her with an opportunity to move halfway around the world.   Lisa left behind cosmopolitan Los Angeles for a new adventure in the ancient Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan—said to be one of the happiest places on earth.

Full Book List for this year.

 

    Location: Raytheon Room
Friday June 12, 2015 Go To Top
office_meeting1 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Noontime Book Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandy Raymond   508-358-2311   
   

This month's book is Stoner by John Edward Williams.

BOOK DESCRIPTIONS for this year    
    Location: Raytheon Room
Saturday June 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Author Carrie Russell   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Carrie Russell, author of the novel "Drowning Cactus," will speak about environmentalism and fiction at the library today.

"Drowning Cactus" is literary fiction that explores the transformative power of wilderness. The novel follows a cactus thief and an urban gardening instructor on a journey across the American landscape, from the Sonoran Desert to Walden Pond.

Russell, a 1996 graduate of Wayland High School, studied writing at Columbia and Oxford, and worked as an environmental advocate before she became a novelist. The novel is inspired by her experiences in some of America’s most remote and threatened wilderness areas.

Russell will be available to sign books and answer reader questions after the talk.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Wednesday June 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 8:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Library Trustee Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    WPL Board of Trustees    
    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Perry Ganz, Esq.   781-453-0030   pganz@brierganz.com
    Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday June 18, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Poetry Workshop   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joan Kimball   978-318-0991   
   

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Friday June 19, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM Great Decisions 2015   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

SYRIA'S REFUGEE CRISIS

As Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and other neighbors strive to accommodate the millions of Syrians, the risk of allowing Syrians to become dependent on emergency aid and forming a “lost generation” remains.

Syrians have for a century welcomed over a million refugees from Armenia, Palestine, Iraq and other countries around the region. Now, thanks to a multiyear civil war, they are on track to become the source of the world’s largest refugee population in a matter of months. As Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and other neighbors strive to accommodate the millions of Syrians, the risk of allowing Syrians to become dependent on emergency aid and forming a “lost generation” remains. Ultimately, though, the safety of displaced Syrians rests with the whole international community.

Leader:  Maria Locke
 

Great Decisions Website    
    Location: Raytheon Room
Thursday June 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Library Planning Committee   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Raytheon Room
Sunday June 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Closed - Summer Schedule   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Monday June 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Non-Fiction Book Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy McMenemy-McColm     nmccolm@minlib.net
   

This month's book is Butterfly People:  An American Encounter with the Beauty of the World, by William Leach.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Friday July 3, 2015 -  Sunday July 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Independence Day Weekend - Library Closed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Sunday July 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Closed - Summer Schedule   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Sunday July 19, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Closed - Summer Schedule   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Sunday July 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Closed - Summer Schedule   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Monday July 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Non-Fiction Book Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy McMenemy-McColm     nmccolm@minlib.net
   

This month's book is Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Thursday July 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Library Planning Committee   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Raytheon Room
Sunday August 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Closed - Summer Schedule   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
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Sunday August 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Closed - Summer Schedule   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Sunday August 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Closed - Summer Schedule   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Sunday August 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Closed - Summer Schedule   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Monday August 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Non-Fiction Book Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy McMenemy-McColm     nmccolm@minlib.net
   

This month's book is Marmee & Louisa by Eve LaPlante.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Thursday August 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Library Planning Committee   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Raytheon Room
Sunday August 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Closed - Summer Schedule   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Saturday September 5, 2015 -  Monday September 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Labor Day Weekend - Library Closed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Thursday September 10, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Poetry Workshop   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joan Kimball   978-318-0991   
   

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Friday September 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM Great Decisions 2015   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN THE 21ST CENTURY

The U.S. and the international community have adopted various treaties and laws to prevent trafficking, but to truly understand and combat the issue, they must find the root causes enabling traffickers to exploit millions of victims.

Human trafficking represents a multibillion in international trade per annum and continues to be one of the fastest growing criminal industries. While undeniably a global phenomenon, the U.S., as one of the world’s leading human trafficking importers, bears a special responsibility to combat this practice. The U.S. and the international community have adopted various treaties and laws to prevent trafficking, but to truly understand and combat the issue, they must find the root causes enabling traffickers to exploit millions of victims.

Leader:  Jack Langsdorf
 

Great Decisions Website    
    Location: Raytheon Room
Thursday September 24, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Poetry Workshop   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joan Kimball   978-318-0991   
   

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Monday September 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Non-Fiction Book Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy McMenemy-McColm     nmccolm@minlib.net
    Location: Raytheon Room
Tuesday September 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Room is Booked
    Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday October 8, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Poetry Workshop   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joan Kimball   978-318-0991   
   

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Monday October 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Columbus Day - Library Closed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Friday October 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM Great Decisions 2015   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

BRAZIL'S METAMORPHOSIS

Some of Brazil’s trickiest problems — deep divisions over how to tackle serious income inequality, weak civic institutions and poor regional leadership — have held it back.

Brazil — it’s the “B” in the acronym BRICS, five emerging economies once seen as soon-to-be superpowers. After economic troubles in the 1990s, Brazil has risen to new global prominence — it’s drawing in more investment, working on global issues ranging from climate change to peacekeeping, and even hosting the 2016 Olympics. But some of Brazil’s trickiest problems — deep divisions over how to tackle serious income inequality, weak civic institutions and poor regional leadership — have held it back.

Leader:  Carol Leiter

Host:  Jack Langsdorf
 

Great Decisions Website    
    Location: Raytheon Room
Thursday October 22, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Poetry Workshop   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joan Kimball   978-318-0991   
   

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Thursday November 5, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Poetry Workshop   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joan Kimball   978-318-0991   
   

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Wednesday November 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Veterans' Day - Library Closed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Thursday November 19, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Poetry Workshop   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joan Kimball   978-318-0991   
   

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Wednesday November 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Library Closing at 6:00 pm   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Thursday November 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Thanksgiving - Library Closed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Friday November 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Library Closed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Thursday December 3, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Poetry Workshop   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joan Kimball   978-318-0991   
   

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Thursday December 17, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Poetry Workshop   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joan Kimball   978-318-0991   
   

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

    Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday December 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Library Closing at Noon   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Friday December 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Christmas - Library Closed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Thursday December 31, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none New Year's Eve - Closing at 3:00   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
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