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Friday February 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Noontime Book Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandy Raymond   508-358-2311   sraymond@minlib.net
   

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler

From the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "The Jane Austen Book Club," the story of an American family, ordinary in every way but one--their close family relative was a chimpanzee.

 

 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Daisy 1st Grade Troop Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Zuania Wood   781-996-4251   
Saturday February 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Pajama Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Come to the library in your PJ's for this Saturday morning storytime.

This special storytime is in support of the Cradles to Crayons PJ drive.

For ages 3 and up.

Monday February 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Presidents Day - Library Closed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Tuesday February 16, 2016 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  -  4:00 PM Drop-in Board Games   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Play a favorite board game with a friend in the library.  We will supply the games. 

For ages 5 and up.

Wednesday February 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Library Trustee Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Sounds Like Fun   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Learn about the different types of sound. Discover what sounds actually are.

Make sound travel through different media.

Build your very own roaring cup. Make salt dance and water fly!

Program led by High Touch High Tech of New England.

For ages 4 to 7. 

Limited to 25 children.  Please register by calling the Children's Room at 508-358-2308.

        There are 15 spaces available.
Thursday February 18, 2016 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
 
lib_book_signing 1:00 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 February 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Storytime launching the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program at the Wayland Library.

Led by Beverly Mobilia, Coordinator, Wayland Community Partnerships for Children and Families, and Pam McCuen, Youth Services Librarian.

For babies to 3 years old, with caregivers.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten promotes reading to newborns, infants, and toddlers, and encourages parent/child bonding through reading aloud.

 

 

 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:15 PM Mr. Vinny's Shadow Puppet Puppet Show   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Children will love Mr. Vinny's interactive shadow puppet show.

They will help Vinny tell the story of the 12 Lil' Pigs and the Big Bad Pineapple and

also play a game called "What's that Shadow."

For ages 3 and up.

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Tuesday February 23, 2016 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.

    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Read to Corbyn the Samoyed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Children are invited to read to Corbyn, a beautiful Samoyed.

This is a drop-in event.  No registration required.

Corbyn and her owner Helen, are certified through Pets and People Foundation

to give read-to-a-dog programs.

    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Singing Our Story with Dr. Leonard Brown   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Sponsored by the Gossels Fund for Human Dignity

"Singing Our Story" is a 75 to 90 minute presentation on the roles and functions of the music of enslaved Blacks in creating community. Using a video presentation by the Georgia Sea Island Singers as the primary source, this program will provide insight into how enslaved Blacks in colonial America used music as a vehicle to create a sense of family and provide social commentary on their conditions and their enslavers. Program is appropriate for an audience from 3rd/4th grade through adults.

Professor Leonard Brown is an accomplished professional musician (saxophonist, composer, and arranger), teacher, ethnomusicologist and specialist in multicultural education. He is an emeritus professor of African American Studies and Music at Northeastern University/Boston, where he taught and served in various administrative capacities from 1986 to 2015. He has performed with many outstanding artists including Alice Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders, George Russell, Bill Barron, Yusef Lateef, Alan Dawson and Ed Blackwell.

Dr. Brown is a Ford Foundation Fellow and currently serves as the Ford Fellows liaison for Massachusetts. From 1996 to 2002, he served as senior ethnomusicologist and principal cultural historian to the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, MO, the first national jazz museum in the USA. He is co-founder, artistic director and co-producer of Boston’s annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert (friendsofjcmc.org). Established in 1977, this annual performance tribute to John Coltrane’s musical and spiritual legacy is the oldest event of its kind in the world.

Brown has received Distinguished Scholar awards from the University of Massachusetts/Boston and the John D. O’Bryant African American Institute at Northeastern University. He is principal contributor to the book "Kansas City…And All That’s Jazz," a history of the Kansas City jazz legacy published by Andrews McMeel in 1999. In 2010, Oxford University Press published his book, "John Coltrane and Black America’s Quest for Freedom: Spirituality and the Music." In 2011, Brown published "Boston’s Jazz Legend: The Al Vega Story," a work focused on the legacy of one of Boston’s best known pianists and band leaders.

 

    Location: Raytheon Room
Wednesday February 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Spanish Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs and fingerplays in Spanish.

Niños y sus cuidadores están invitados a una sesión de cuentos, canciones y juegos con los dedos en español.

For ages babies to 5 years old.

    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Steam Team: Ice and Snow   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

We'll read some stories, excavate objects trapped in ice, and do other snowy, science-y activities.

The STEAM TEAM series is for children and their caregivers to explore science, technology, engineering, arts, and math together.

For ages 5 and up, with caregiver

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM ESOL Tutor Training Class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ginny Steel   508-358-7517   virginia@thesteels.com
   


Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Wednesday evenings 2/24/16, 3/2/16, 3/9/16, 3/23/16, and 3/30/16.  Notice the schedule skips Wednesday 3/16/16.  If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Ginny Steel, ESOL Program Director, at the phone number or email address listed above.  Snow date 4/6/16.
 
    Location: Raytheon Room 

Thursday February 25, 2016 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
Sunday February 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Wayland Middle School Art Show Reception   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pete Curran   617-721-7888   petemcurran@hotmail.com
Tuesday March 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Introduction to the iPhone/iPad   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: M.J. Wright   508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
   

You have some experience with your iPhone/iPad, but feel like you might be missing out on some of the basics.  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.

 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM GREAT PRESENTERS: Miriam Michalczyk   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

"SUMMER IN ITALY - SI MANGIA, SI BEVE, SI RILASSA"

What comes to mind when you think about summertime in Italy? During the three years that Miriam lived in Italy, she made it her goal to take every opportunity to explore what the country had to offer. By befriending Italians, she learned about the things that make l’estate italiana so special: food festivals, roadside stands, open markets, and long walks in the countryside. Whether you’re planning a trip to Italy or just daydreaming about it, come discover how Italians spend their summers.

Miriam Michalczyk has her Master’s degree from New York University in Italian and Food Studies and recently spent three years living, working and studying in Italy. Passionate about food from a young age, she pursued a career in baking and is currently the bakery manager at Concord’s Verrill Farm.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Wednesday March 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Library Trustee Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Raytheon Room
 
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
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM ESOL Tutor Training Class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ginny Steel   508-358-7517   virginia@thesteels.com
   


Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Wednesday evenings 2/24/16, 3/2/16, 3/9/16, 3/23/16, and 3/30/16.  Notice the schedule skips Wednesday 3/16/16.  If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Ginny Steel, ESOL Program Director, at the phone number or email address listed above.  Snow date 4/6/16.
 
    Location: Raytheon Room 

Thursday March 3, 2016 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
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Chinese Entrepreneur Association   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Frank Huang   617-331-8930   frankhua00@gmail.com
Friday March 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM Great Decisions   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Monday March 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 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 is Jenny's Winter Walk by Giselle Shardlow.

We will discuss the book, learn a yoga pose, and make a craft.

The program is jointly run with the WCPA!

 

    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Evening Book Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andy Moore   508-358-2311   amoore@minlib.net
   

Outerbridge Reach
Outerbridge Reach
By Stone, Robert

Awards:
National Book Awards (1992)

 

Owen Browne seemingly embodies privilege and success. Yet, avid for honor and glory, he enters a highly publicized, round-the-world, singlehanded sailboat race. As the loneliness and exertion of his voyage test Browne, so the attention of a shallow filmmaker test Anne, Browne's wife. Both learn truths about themselves and one another which destroy one spouse but which compel the other to further trials of strength and will. "An intensely dramatic story".--New York Times.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Tuesday March 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Immortal Gods, Human Lives: Mythology of Greece and Rome   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Frank Smith     
   

In this six-week course we will laugh and sometimes cry at the struggles men and women of Ancient Greece and Rome endured as they interacted with their gods and goddesses.  The timeless stories of the Classical Age include some of the world's great loves, tragedies, and adventures and have inspired artists and writers through the ages.

An assignment sheet and class notes will be made available.  Selected readings from Classical writers including Ovid, Virgil, and Homer, will enliven our discussions.

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Assigned readings:
Ovid:  Heroides  Harold Isbell, translator  Penguin Classics
Virgil:  The Aeneid, Books I and IV  Robert Fitzgerald, translator  Vintage Classics
Euripides:  The Medea  Philip Vellacott, translator  Penguin Classics

Optional readings:
The Iliad:  Homer  Robert Fitzgerald, translator  Penguin Classics
The Odyssey:  Homer  Robert Fitzgerald, translator  Penguin Classics

Wednesday March 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM ESOL Tutor Training Class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ginny Steel   508-358-7517   virginia@thesteels.com
   


Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Wednesday evenings 2/24/16, 3/2/16, 3/9/16, 3/23/16, and 3/30/16.  Notice the schedule skips Wednesday 3/16/16.  If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Ginny Steel, ESOL Program Director, at the phone number or email address listed above.  Snow date 4/6/16.
 
    Location: Raytheon Room 

Thursday March 10, 2016 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.

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Clean Eating Cookbook Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sarah Hogan   508-358-2311   shogan@minlib.net
   

True Food : Seasonal, Sustainable, Simple, Pure

Clean Eating Cookbook Club - Explore clean eating approaches potluck style!  Participants will make a recipe from a selected cookbook to share. While enjoying our homemade delights, we'll discuss the book, its author, and what each has to offer. For more information, contact Sarah Hogan at shogan@minlib.net or Rachel Sideman-Kurtz at rsideman@minlib.net.

This month's cookbook:  True Food: Season, Sustainable, Simple and Pure by Andrew Weil

    Location: Raytheon Room
Friday March 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Noontime Book Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandy Raymond   508-358-2311   sraymond@minlib.net
   

Secret Daughter

Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somaya Gowda

Moving between two worlds and two families, one struggling to survive in the fetid slums of Mumbai, the other grappling to forge a cohesive family despite their diverging cultural identities, this powerful debut novel marks the arrival of a fresh talent.

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Sunday March 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM BEElieve   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kaat Vander Straeten   617-739-5870   
   

On Sunday, 3/13, from 2-4:30 PM, Dan Conlon, owner of Warm Apiaries in South Deerfield, Western Mass., and Vice President of the Russian Honey Bee Breeders Association, will present on what is going on with honeybee genetics, what impact the loss of genetic diversity has on our bee populations, and what queen breeders and researchers are doing about it. Dan will review how honeybee breeders select for the best Queens, what criteria they value in the selection process, and how finding disease resistance & mite tolerance requires large numbers of colonies to find and maintain desirable behaviors. He will review how the RHBA breeding program is working at Warm Colors and how backyard beekeepers can benefit by raising their own queens. - contact info@transitionwayland.org
 

Tuesday March 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Immortal Gods, Human Lives: Mythology of Greece and Rome   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Frank Smith     
   

In this six-week course we will laugh and sometimes cry at the struggles men and women of Ancient Greece and Rome endured as they interacted with their gods and goddesses.  The timeless stories of the Classical Age include some of the world’s great loves, tragedies, and adventures and have inspired artists and writers through the ages.


An assignment sheet and class notes will be made available.  Selected readings from Classical writers, including Ovid, Virgil, and Homer, will enliven our discussions.

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Assigned readings:
Ovid:  Heroides  Harold Isbell, translator  Penguin Classics
Virgil:  The Aeneid, Books I and IV  Robert Fitzgerald, translator  Vintage Classics
Euripides:  The Medea  Philip Vellacott, translator  Penguin Classics

Optional readings:
The Iliad:  Homer  Robert Fitzgerald, translator  Penguin Classics
The Odyssey:  Homer  Robert Fitzgerald, translator  Penguin Classics

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Foreign Film Series - Twin Sisters (De Tweeling)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz   508-358-2311   rsideman@minlib.net
   

Movie Poster

 

Using black-and-white and color film stocks to establish the interwoven time periods, the story concerns twin sisters who grow up during WWII. In 1926, orphans Lotte and Anna are separated and forbidden to contact each other. Lotte is taken in by a wealthy Dutch couple to recover from tuberculosis and Anna is sent to work on a farm in Germany under the aegis of her uncle. Each woman becomes romantically involved with a different suitor; when the war breaks out, both sisters lose their men. The socioeconomic differences between their experiences drive them to opposite sides of the battlefront once war breaks out. Years later, they reencounter each other again and face the difficult prospect of a long-delayed reconciliation.  Based on the best-selling novel by Tessa de Loo.  (Dutch with English Subtitles, 137 minutes) 

    Location: Raytheon Room
Wednesday March 16, 2016 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   508-358-2311   rsideman@minlib.net
   

Visit Sunny Chernobyl : And Other Adventures in the World's Most Polluted Places

 

Visit Sunny Chernobyl:  And Other Adventures in the World's Most Polluted Places by Andrew Blackwell 

For most of us, traveling means visiting the most beautiful places on Earth -- Paris, the Taj Mahal, the Grand Canyon.  It's rare to book a plane ticket to visit the lifeless moonscape of Canada's oil sand strip mines, or to set sail for the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.  But in Visit Sunny Chernobyl, Andrew Blackwell embraces a different kind of travel, taking  a jaunt through the most polluted places on Earth.  

Titles for the Year

 

 

 

Location:  Ratheon Room 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM CREATE A PHOTOBOOK WITH SHUTTERFLY   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: M.J. Wright   508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
   

You’ve got precious photos languishing in a box, or on your phone or computer that no one ever sees. Don’t let them just sit there! Learn how to create a professional looking photobook to share with friends or give as a gift. You will learn how to set up a Shutterfly account, upload photographs, and design pages using tools available on the site. Be aware that Shutterfly charges a fee to order the book that you create. This is not a hands on class, but you can bring your computer to follow along.

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Genealogy Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz   508-358-2311   rsideman@minlib.net
   

Want to explore your family history or are you currently in the middle of a project?  Come to the library where we offer the monthly opportunity to connect with fellow genealogists for inspiration and support.  Librarian Rachel Sideman-Kurtz will be on hand with guidance and resources.  She is also available for one-on-one research assistance at other times to get you started or help find a missing piece of information.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Thursday March 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 8:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Library Trustee Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    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
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Advanced 3D Design with Blender   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Matt Amory   508-358-2311   mamory@minlib.net
   

Eric Carlsen and members of the Wayland High School FRC Robotics Team return to guide people who are already familiar with Blender through adding detail to models.  (You can preview the tutorials here).  Registration is required for this workshop and you must be familiar with Blender or have completed one of our earlier Blender Workshops.

You MUST be 12 or older to register on your own, but we encourage parents to register and work with their children.

 

    Location: Raytheon Room
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Friday March 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM Great Decisions   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Monday March 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Room is Booked
Tuesday March 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Immortal Gods, Human Lives: Mythology of Greece and Rome   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Frank Smith     
   

In this six-week course we will laugh and sometimes cry at the struggles men and women of Ancient Greece and Rome endured as they interacted with their gods and goddesses.  The timeless stories of the Classical Age include some of the world’s great loves, tragedies, and adventures and have inspired artists and writers through the ages.


An assignment sheet and class notes will be made available.  Selected readings from Classical writers, including Ovid, Virgil, and Homer, will enliven our discussions.

~~
Assigned readings:
Ovid:  Heroides  Harold Isbell, translator  Penguin Classics
Virgil:  The Aeneid, Books I and IV  Robert Fitzgerald, translator  Vintage Classics
Euripides:  The Medea  Philip Vellacott, translator  Penguin Classics

Optional readings:
The Iliad:  Homer  Robert Fitzgerald, translator  Penguin Classics
The Odyssey:  Homer  Robert Fitzgerald, translator  Penguin Classics

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Wednesday March 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM ESOL Tutor Training Class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ginny Steel   508-358-7517   virginia@thesteels.com
   


Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Wednesday evenings 2/24/16, 3/2/16, 3/9/16, 3/23/16, and 3/30/16.  Notice the schedule skips Wednesday 3/16/16.  If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Ginny Steel, ESOL Program Director, at the phone number or email address listed above.  Snow date 4/6/16.
 
    Location: Raytheon Room 

Thursday March 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Introduction to Gmail Workshop   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: M.J. Wright   508-358-2311   mwright@minlib.net
   
 

Many people are switching to Gmail.  Find out how Gmail divides email into categories to reduce junk mail in your inbox.  Learn how to customize your account so that it looks and functions in ways that suit you.  We will also take a brief look at Google Drive.

Saturday March 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Room is Booked
Sunday March 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Easter - Library Closed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Tuesday March 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Immortal Gods, Human Lives: Mythology of Greece and Rome   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Frank Smith     
   

In this six-week course we will laugh and sometimes cry at the struggles men and women of Ancient Greece and Rome endured as they interacted with their gods and goddesses.  The timeless stories of the Classical Age include some of the world’s great loves, tragedies, and adventures and have inspired artists and writers through the ages.


An assignment sheet and class notes will be made available.  Selected readings from Classical writers, including Ovid, Virgil, and Homer, will enliven our discussions.

~~
Assigned readings:
Ovid:  Heroides  Harold Isbell, translator  Penguin Classics
Virgil:  The Aeneid, Books I and IV  Robert Fitzgerald, translator  Vintage Classics
Euripides:  The Medea  Philip Vellacott, translator  Penguin Classics

Optional readings:
The Iliad:  Homer  Robert Fitzgerald, translator  Penguin Classics
The Odyssey:  Homer  Robert Fitzgerald, translator  Penguin Classics

Wednesday March 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Maple Sugaring Program   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Farmer Anna from Land's Sake Farm will teach

the children about Maple Sugaring.  She will even

bring some samples of Maple Syrup!

For ages 4 and up.

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM ESOL Tutor Training Class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ginny Steel   508-358-7517   virginia@thesteels.com
   


Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Wednesday evenings 2/24/16, 3/2/16, 3/9/16, 3/23/16, and 3/30/16.  Notice the schedule skips Wednesday 3/16/16.  If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Ginny Steel, ESOL Program Director, at the phone number or email address listed above.  Snow date 4/6/16.
 
    Location: Raytheon Room 

Saturday April 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Wayland Author Fair   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz   508-358-2311   rsideman@minlib.net
Sunday April 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Poetry Reading   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Geiser      nancykg32@verizon.net
Monday April 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Room is Booked
    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Evening Book Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andy Moore   508-358-2311   amoore@minlib.net
   

The Hottest Dishes of the Tartar Cuisine

The Hottest Dishes of the Tartar Cuisine

By Bronsky, Alina
Translator Mohr, Tim

Rosa is not cut out for motherhood.  Among the casualties is her daughter, Sulfia, who endures the worst of Rosa's machinations. When Sulfia brings into the world an exceptional child by the name of Aminat, the child seems at first destined to become yet another pawn in Rosa's game—until she finds the strength to rebel in the only way possible, by running away. Years later, Aminat reappears on a popular talent show, setting Rosa back on her trail….

 

    Location: Raytheon Room
Tuesday April 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Immortal Gods, Human Lives: Mythology of Greece and Rome   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Frank Smith     
   

In this six-week course we will laugh and sometimes cry at the struggles men and women of Ancient Greece and Rome endured as they interacted with their gods and goddesses.  The timeless stories of the Classical Age include some of the world’s great loves, tragedies, and adventures and have inspired artists and writers through the ages.


An assignment sheet and class notes will be made available.  Selected readings from Classical writers, including Ovid, Virgil, and Homer, will enliven our discussions.

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Assigned readings:
Ovid:  Heroides  Harold Isbell, translator  Penguin Classics
Virgil:  The Aeneid, Books I and IV  Robert Fitzgerald, translator  Vintage Classics
Euripides:  The Medea  Philip Vellacott, translator  Penguin Classics

Optional readings:
The Iliad:  Homer  Robert Fitzgerald, translator  Penguin Classics
The Odyssey:  Homer  Robert Fitzgerald, translator  Penguin Classics

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misc_none 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM GREAT PRESENTERS: Cynthia Cheng Correia   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

“IS YOUR PERSONAL TECHNOLOGY HELPING OR HINDERING YOU?”

Smart, mobile, social. Personal technology is all around us…and on us. These tools are fun, convenient, and even indispensable, but are we experiencing trade-offs and drawbacks? Are we aware of unintended effects that are keeping us from living and working more fully? Join us as we examine our current understanding of how personal technology impacts us and discuss how we can evaluate and manage our technology to get the most out of it…and life.

Cynthia Cheng Correia is Managing Director of Knowledge inForm, a competitive intelligence consultancy, and an instructor at the Simmons College School of Information Science. She is also a founder of The Work-Life Collaborative, which helps individuals and families enhance their work-life quality and harmony.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Wednesday April 6, 2016 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 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Introduction to the iPhone/iPad   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: M.J. Wright   781-642-1359   mwright@minlib.net
   

You have some experience with your iPhone/iPad, but feel like you might be missing out on some of the basics.  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.

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM ESOL Tutor Training Class SNOW DATE   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ginny Steel   508-358-7517   virginia@thesteels.com
   


Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Wednesday evenings 2/24/16, 3/2/16, 3/9/16, 3/23/16, and 3/30/16.  Notice the schedule skips Wednesday 3/16/16.  If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Ginny Steel, ESOL Program Director, at the phone number or email address listed above.  Snow date 4/6/16.
 
    Location: Raytheon Room 

Thursday April 7, 2016 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
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  11:00 PM Wayland Annual Town Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The Library typically does not schedule events during scheduled Town Meeting evenings.

Friday April 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Noontime Book Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandy Raymond   508-358-2311   sraymond@minlib.net
   

Rabbit, RunRabbit, Run by John Updike

Harry Angstrom was a star basketball player in high school and that was the best time of his life. Now in his mid-20s, his work is unfulfilling, his marriage is moribund, and he tries to find happiness with another woman. But happiness is more elusive than a medal, and Harry must continue to run--from his wife, his life, and from himself, until he reaches the end of the road and has to turn back....

Monday April 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Room is Booked
    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  11:00 PM Wayland Annual Town Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The Library typically does not schedule events during scheduled Town Meeting evenings.

Tuesday April 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Taking the Mystery Out of Writing a Mystery Book for Kids   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz     rsideman@minlib.net
   

Writing Workshop with Author Jacqueline Dembar Greene

    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Immortal Gods, Human Lives: Mythology of Greece and Rome   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Frank Smith     
   

In this six-week course we will laugh and sometimes cry at the struggles men and women of Ancient Greece and Rome endured as they interacted with their gods and goddesses.  The timeless stories of the Classical Age include some of the world’s great loves, tragedies, and adventures and have inspired artists and writers through the ages.


An assignment sheet and class notes will be made available.  Selected readings from Classical writers, including Ovid, Virgil, and Homer, will enliven our discussions.

~~
Assigned readings:
Ovid:  Heroides  Harold Isbell, translator  Penguin Classics
Virgil:  The Aeneid, Books I and IV  Robert Fitzgerald, translator  Vintage Classics
Euripides:  The Medea  Philip Vellacott, translator  Penguin Classics

Optional readings:
The Iliad:  Homer  Robert Fitzgerald, translator  Penguin Classics
The Odyssey:  Homer  Robert Fitzgerald, translator  Penguin Classics

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misc_none 7:30 PM  -  11:00 PM Wayland Annual Town Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The Library typically does not schedule events during scheduled Town Meeting evenings.

Wednesday April 13, 2016 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
   

Kinky Gazpacho : Life, Love and Spain

 

Kinky Gazpacho:  Life, Love & Spain by Lori L. Tharps 

Magazine writer and editor Lori Tharps was born and raised in the comfortable but mostly White suburbs of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where she was often the only person of color in her neighborhood. At an early age, Lori decided that her destiny would be discovered in Spain. She didn't know anyone from Spain, had never visited the country, and hardly spoke the language. Still, she never faltered in her plans to go.  Arriving in the country as an optimistic college student, however, Lori soon discovers Spain's particular attitude toward Blackness.

 

Titles for the Year

 

 

 

    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  11:00 PM Wayland Annual Town Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The Library typically does not schedule events during scheduled Town Meeting evenings.

Thursday April 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  11:00 PM Wayland Annual Town Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The Library typically does not schedule events during scheduled Town Meeting evenings.

Friday April 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM Great Decisions   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Monday April 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Patriots Day - Library Closed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Thursday April 21, 2016 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 April 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM East Timor and Indonesia: A Turbulent History, A Peaceful Rebuilding with Barry Pell   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

East Timor, located north of Australia, is one of the world’s newest nations. But its independence was hard fought - first from the Portuguese, and then from Indonesia, with whom it fought a 24-year war. The Timorese are now getting on with rebuilding their nation, and the charm and grace of the people embody the seemingly unlimited potential of the country. Photojournalist Barry Pell recently traveled throughout East Timor to see how the country is progressing in this time of peace. This program will be accompanied by his photography, and will also explore the history, landscape and fascinating culture of the nearby Indonesian archipelago.

Barry Pell is a world traveler and photojournalist. He has traveled widely over the past 40 years, visiting and documenting landscapes and cultures in 161 countries. Mr. Pell has also lived and traveled in China, eastern Europe, and north africa. He currently lectures on international cultures at schools, universities and institutions in the Boston area.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Tuesday April 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Chinese Entrepreneur Association   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Frank Huang   617-331-8930   frankhua00@gmail.com
Wednesday April 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Cookbook Night!   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz   508-358-2311   rsideman@minlib.net
   

Chuck Williams, Proprietor of Eagle Trading Books in Assonet, MA will present the history of cooking and cookbooks in the United States followed by an opportunity to have one of your cookbooks appraised.  Do you have a beloved cookbook passed down through generations or one that you found at a yard sale?  Bring it along and get an idea what its worth!  

    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM LPC Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Thursday April 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Author Catherine Armsden   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Catherine Armsden will discuss and read from her debut novel, "Dream House," a story about family, love and the power of houses that shape our lives.

"With an architect's eye for the complexities of the spaces we inhabit and a poet’s gift for language, Armsden confronts, dissects, and embraces the very idea of home: what it means to have one, to lose one, and ultimately, to make one of our own choosing."  Anita Amirrezvani, author of The Blood of Flowers and Equal of the Sun

    Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday May 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Introduction to the iPhone/iPad   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: M.J. Wright   781-642-1359   mwright@minlib.net
   

You have some experience with your iPhone/iPad, but feel like you might be missing out on some of the basics.  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.

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Room is Booked
    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Evening Book Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andy Moore   508-358-2311   amoore@minlib.net
   

A Pleasure and a Calling

A Pleasure and a Calling

By Hogan, Phil

Mr. Heming loves the leafy English village where he lives. As a local real estate agent, he knows every square inch of the town.  Most people don't pay much attention to Mr. Heming; he is someone who fades easily into the background. But Mr. Heming pays attention to them. You see, he has the keys to their homes. In fact, he has the keys to every home he's ever sold in town....A brilliant portrait of one man's obsession, A Pleasure and a Calling is a darkly funny and utterly transfixing tale that will hold you under its spell.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Tuesday May 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM GREAT PRESENTERS: Jon Saxton   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

“AN INSIDER’S LOOK AT THE EXPERIENCE OF SINGING IN THE CHORUS OF THE BOSTON SYMPHONY AND BOSTON POPS”
Jon will present an account of what it’s like to audition for, prepare, and perform with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, one of the world’s premier symphonic choruses, and the official chorus of the Boston Symphony and Boston Pops. The presentation will include a quick introduction to some fundamentals of the musical score and singing, as well as excerpts from live performances.

Jon Saxton is a bass-baritone in his tenth year with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus.  He has sung in almost 300 performances, including  Carnegie Hall, and on the 2007 BSO European Tour led by Maestro James Levine. He is the chair of the Wayland Cultural Council and is in his fourth term as the chair of the Chorus Committee of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Wednesday May 4, 2016 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 May 5, 2016 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
Tuesday May 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Foreign Film Series - The Wedding Banquet (Xi Yan)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz   508-358-2311   rsideman@minlib.net
   

Movie PosterA gay New Yorker stages a marriage of convenience with a young woman to satisfy his traditional Taiwanese family, but the wedding becomes a major inconvenience when his parents fly in for the ceremony. Director Ang Lee came to international prominence with this warm-hearted comedy, which centers on the farcical confusion that emerges from this deception. Gao Wai Tung has never shared the truth about his sexuality with his family, and hopes to disguise his long-term relationship with his lover Simon by marrying Wei-Wei, a young artist who's only it for the green card. But Wai Tung's parents refuse to let him off the hook easily, showing up to plan a massive wedding banquet. Indeed, much of the film's comedy springs from the contrast between the sheer lavishness of the parents' plans and the sham nature of the wedding. Naturally, the party spins out of control, leading to a series of events that threatens all of Wai Tung's relationships.  (Mandarin with English Subtitles, 106 minutes) 

    Location: Raytheon Room
Wednesday May 11, 2016 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
   

Sideways on a Scooter : Life and Love in India

Sideways on a Scooter:  Life and Love in India by Miranda Kennedy

When twenty-something reporter Miranda Kennedy leaves her job in New York City and travels to India with no employment prospects, she longs to immerse herself in the turmoil and excitement of a rapidly developing country. What she quickly learns in Delhi are early signs that life is less Westernized than she’d thought.  Living in Delhi for more than five years, and finding a city pulsing with possibility and hope, Kennedy experiences friendships, love affairs, and losses that open a window onto the opaque world of Indian politics and culture—and alter her own attitudes about everything from food and clothes to marriage and family.  

Titles for the Year

 


 

 

    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Genealogy Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz   508-358-2311   rsideman@minlib.net
   

Want to explore your family history or are you currently in the middle of a project?  Come to the library where we offer the monthly opportunity to connect with fellow genealogists for inspiration and support.  Librarian Rachel Sideman-Kurtz will be on hand with guidance and resources.  She is also available for one-on-one research assistance at other times to get you started or help find a missing piece of information.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Thursday May 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Clean Eating Cookbook Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sarah Hogan   508-358-2311   shogan@minlib.net
   

Against All Grain : Delectable Paleo Recipes to Eat Well and Feel GreatClean Eating Cookbook Club - Explore clean eating approaches potluck style!  Participants will make a recipe from a selected cookbook to share. While enjoying our homemade delights, we'll discuss the book, its author, and what each has to offer. For more information, contact Sarah Hogan at shogan@minlib.net or Rachel Sideman-Kurtz at rsideman@minlib.net.

This month's cookbook:  Agains All Grain:  Delectable Paleo Recipes to Eat Well and Feel Great by Danielle Walker

    Location: Raytheon Room
Friday May 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Noontime Book Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandy Raymond   508-358-2311   sraymond@minlib.net
   

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

Set in the ethnic neighborhoods of Seattle during World War II and Japanese American internment camps of the era, the times and places are brought [stirringly] to life (Jim Tomlinson, author of "Things Kept, Things Left Behind").

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Monday May 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Hold for Ted Reinstein   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Raytheon Room
Thursday May 19, 2016 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
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Internet Privacy for Library Patrons   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Matt Amory   508-358-2311   mamory@minlib.net
   

Join Library Freedom Project founder Alison Macrina for a discussion of how you can better maintain your privacy from government snoops, corporate trackers, and the hacking industry.

In an age where much of our lives are spent online, where we share increasing amounts of personal information with software providers in exchange for services, it’s starting to feel like our privacy is being eradicated. Some of us are uneasy about the influence and access of huge online corporations like Google and Facebook. Others are concerned about overbroad government surveillance from the NSA and FBI. Still more of us are concerned merely by how much of our information is discoverable by hackers who might seek to exploit us. Our online privacy is being compromised, but the good news is that there are technology tools to help us fight back. Alison Macrina, a librarian and privacy rights activist, will present an online privacy toolkit that offers some basic solutions to help subvert digital spying. These tools address things like search tracking, encryption, password protection, secure deletion of temporary files, secure browsing, and online anonymity.

 

Friday May 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM Great Decisions   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Saturday May 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM River Story   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tom Sciacca   508-358-2980   tsciacca@comcast.net
Thursday May 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Advanced 3D Design with Blender   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Matt Amory   508-358-2311   mamory@minlib.net
   

Eric Carlsen and members of the Wayland High School FRC Robotics Team return to guide people who are already familiar with Blender through adding detail to models.  (You can preview the tutorials here).  Registration is required for this workshop and you must be familiar with Blender or have completed one of our earlier Blender Workshops.

You MUST be 12 or older to register on your own, but we encourage parents to register and work with their children.

Please feel free to download the Blender application, watch our video tutorials and/or work through the Blender tutorial(s) on your own!

 

    Location: Raytheon Room
        There are many spaces available.
Monday May 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Memorial Day - Library Closed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Wednesday June 1, 2016 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 2, 2016 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 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM Great Decisions   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Monday June 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Room is Booked
    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Evening Book Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andy Moore   508-358-2311   amoore@minlib.net
   

The Teleportation Accident
The Teleportation Accident
By Beauman, Ned

From the author of the acclaimed Boxer, Beetle, comes a historical novel that doesn't know what year it is; a noir novel that turns all the lights on; a romance novel that arrives drunk to dinner; a science fiction novel that can't remember what isotope means; a stunningly inventive, exceptionally funny, dangerously unsteady and (largely) coherent novel about sex, violence, space, time, and how the best way to deal with history is to ignore it.

    Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday June 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM GREAT PRESENTERS: Kathy Powers Sherry & Richard Gid Powers   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

“RICHARD POWERS – THE SURREAL LIFE OF A SCIENCE FICTION ARTIST”
Richard Powers, who used the name Gorman Powers on his non-commercial work, had his first appearance on Ballantine paperbacks in the 1950's.  His career spanned over four decades during which he produced jacket illustrations for some 1,200 science fiction novels. Now he is widely regarded as the single most influential artist in the history of paperback illustrative art and is also considered to be an artist of great influence.

Kathy Powers Sherry, a 20 year Wayland resident, and CUNY American Studies Professor Richard Gid Powers, the artist's children, will discuss their father’s prolific career as both one of the top Science Fiction cover illustrators of the twentieth century and a fine artist, as well as, of course, a dad.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Wednesday June 8, 2016 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
   

 

AAssassination Vacationssassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell
New York Times bestselling author and contributor to NPR’s "This American Life" Sarah Vowell embarks on a road trip to sites of political violence, from Washington DC to Alaska, to better understand our nation’s ever-evolving political system and history.  She takes us on a road trip like no other -- a journey to the pit stops of American political murder and through the myriad ways they have been used for fun and profit as well as political and cultural advantage.

Titles for the Year



 

 

 

    Location: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Genealogy Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz   508-358-2311   rsideman@minlib.net
   

Want to explore your family history or are you currently in the middle of a project?  Come to the library where we offer the monthly opportunity to connect with fellow genealogists for inspiration and support.  Librarian Rachel Sideman-Kurtz will be on hand with guidance and resources.  She is also available for one-on-one research assistance at other times to get you started or help find a missing piece of information.

    Location: Raytheon Room
Thursday June 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Clean Eating Cookbook Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sarah Hogan   508-358-2311   shogan@minlib.net
   

Super Natural Every Day : Well-Loved Recipes from My Natural Foods Kitchen

 

Clean Eating Cookbook Club - Explore clean eating approaches potluck style!  Participants will make a recipe from a selected cookbook to share. While enjoying our homemade delights, we'll discuss the book, its author, and what each has to offer. For more information, contact Sarah Hogan at shogan@minlib.net or Rachel Sideman-Kurtz at rsideman@minlib.net.

This month's cookbook:  Super Natural Every Day:  Well-Loved Recipes from My Natural Foods Kitchen by Heidi Swanson 

    Location: Raytheon Room
Friday June 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Noontime Book Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandy Raymond   508-358-2311   sraymond@minlib.net
   

How to Be Both

How To Be Both by Ali Smith

Passionate, compassionate, vitally inventive and scrupulously playful, Ali Smith's novels are like nothing else. A true original, she is a one-of-a-kind literary sensation. Her novels consistently attract serious acclaim and discussion and have won her a dedicated readership who are drawn again and again to the warmth, humanity and humor of her voice.

Tuesday June 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Foreign Film Series - Valentin   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachel Sideman-Kurtz   508-358-2311   rsideman@minlib.net
   

Movie PosterArgentinian filmmaker Alejandro Agresti turns his lens to his own childhood in this nostalgic coming-of-age tale. Set in the director's hometown of Buenos Aires circa 1964, Valentin centers around its title character (and ostensible stand-in for the director), a nine-year-old boy whose feuding parents have left him to be raised by his sage, eccentric grandmother. With his father visiting only occasionally, Valentin is left to look to the other men in the neighborhood for father figures, and to replace his absent mother, he warms to Leticia, one of his father's many short-term girlfriends. When he tells her personal secrets about his father, however, Valentin jeopardizes their relationship.  Spanish with English Subtitles, 86 minutes) 

    Location: Raytheon Room
Thursday June 16, 2016 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 June 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Room is Booked
Friday June 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM Great Decisions   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Thursday June 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM 3D Design with Blender   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Matt Amory   5083582311   mamory@minlib.net
   

3D artist Eric Carlsen and members of the WHS First Robotics Challenge team return to the library to introduce teens and adults to the process of creating 3D models using Blender, a powerful and sophisticated 3D design tool. We will be printing out the creations! Workshop attendance needs to be limited, so registration is required. 

You MUST be 12 or older to register on your own, but we encourage parents to register and work with their children.

Please feel free to download the Blender application, watch our video tutorials and/or work through the Blender tutorial(s) on your own!

    Location: Raytheon Room
   
Saturday July 2, 2016 -  Monday July 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Independence Day Weekend - Library Closed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Saturday September 3, 2016 -  Monday September 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Labor Day Weekend - Library Closed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
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Thursday September 8, 2016 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 September 22, 2016 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 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM Great Decisions   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Thursday October 6, 2016 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 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Columbus Day - Library Closed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Thursday October 20, 2016 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 October 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM Great Decisions   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Thursday November 3, 2016 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 November 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Veterans' Day - Library Closed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Thursday November 17, 2016 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 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Library Closing at 6:00 pm   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Thursday November 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Thanksgiving - Library Closed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
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Friday November 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Library Closed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Thursday December 1, 2016 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 December 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM In the Eyes of the Mother   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: John Gennatti   978-430-2904   john@ressfoundation.org
   

RESS Foundation of Wilmington, MA

RESS Foundation Film

Thursday December 15, 2016 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
Saturday December 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Christmas Eve - Library Closed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Sunday December 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Christmas - Library Closed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Monday December 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Library Closed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Saturday December 31, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none New Year's Eve - Closing at 3:00   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
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