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Thursday December 8, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 Books on Wheels Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Brooks Free Library "Books on Wheels” service provides free delivery of library materials to Harwich residents who are permanently or temporarily unable to visit the library due to illness, physical disability, lack of transportation, a caregiver of a homebound person, or any reason you're physically unable to get to the library. Delivery is on the second and fourth week of each month. Please phone the library at 508-430-7562 to learn more about this service.

 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Odyssey of the Mind Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Our homeschooling group is participating in the Odyssey of the Mind competition and will be rehearsing and building for months in preparation.

 
ent_masks_bw 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Theater Explorer Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle School students are invited to a theater exploration program run by members of the Cape Cod Theater Company, home of the Harwich Junior Theater. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:45 PM Harwich Cultural Council Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tina Games     tinamgames@yahoo.com
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Harwich Cultural Council.

Friday December 9, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   
 

Story Time is every Friday at 10:30. We'll read stories, sing songs, and do a quick craft. No registration is required.

 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 ext 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday December 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Assistant Director Emily Milan and Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily (either one will do)!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
 
holiday_wreath 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Visit with Santa! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Sit on Santa’s lap and tell him what you’d like for Christmas! Santa will arrive at 2:30 and stay until he has spoken to all of the children. Numbers to get in line will be handed out starting at 2:00. Thank you to Peter Luddy for arranging the visit with Santa.

Monday December 12, 2016 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Creative Movement Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Lisa Canto will lead toddlers and preschoolers in rhythm games, learning some simple sign language, and acting out familiar fairy tales through improv. No registration is required, all ages are welcome. 

 
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

 
rec_legoguy 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Children of all ages are invited to join us for free play with our zillions of Lego blocks and kits! No registration is required. Children in Grade 4 and below must have an adult present in the library building as per our library policy.

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Tuesday December 13, 2016 Go To Top
lib_dia 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! The program is aimed at very young children birth through preschool. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joanne Clingan   508-430-7562   jclingan@clamsnet.org
   

Pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk. This month's selection: "The Astronaut wives club: a true story" by Lily Koppel (non-fiction). New members are always welcome.
 
    

 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game. 

 
misc_scissors 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Middle School Makers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle School students will be part of the Maker Movement by working with technology or making things by hand. Anticipated projects include stop motion movies, brush bots, and cupcake decorating. No registration is required. 

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Evening Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This group is a venue for local writers to meet other local writers, to discuss their work, to read from their work, to provide and receive healthy feedback, and to learn and benefit from the experience. Group led by Brooks Free Library Senior Library Technician and author/freelance writer Jack Sheedy.

    Location: 1st floor near DVDs
Wednesday December 14, 2016 Go To Top
school_chemistry1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Science Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers and young children can explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) concepts through stories and activities. No registration is required. 

 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   
Experienced knitters and novices are invited to bring their needles and yarn and to share knitting stories and experiences with other knitters. Refreshments are served.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Assistant Director Emily Milan and Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily (either one will do)!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
 
misc_kapow.GIF 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Early Release Video Game Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Every other Wednesday, on the early release days, we will bring out our video game consoles for middle and high school students to compete with one another! 

Thursday December 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Friends of Brooks Free Library Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monthly Board meeting of the Friends of Brooks Free Library. Open to members of the public interested in what the group does for the library. New members are always welcome!

 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Activity Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Homeschool students can enjoy a variety of activities, some educational, some for pure fun at our monthly Activity Club meeting, which is held every third Thursday of the month from September through June. 

 
ent_masks_bw 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Theater Explorer Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle School students are invited to a theater exploration program run by members of the Cape Cod Theater Company, home of the Harwich Junior Theater. No registration is required.

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Friday December 16, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   
 

Story Time is every Friday at 10:30. We'll read stories, sing songs, and do a quick craft. No registration is required.

 

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Greatest Generation Meets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   

“The Greatest Generation Meets” is a monthly book group that meets on the third Friday of the month from 1:00-2:00 in the Thornton Room at the Brooks Free Library. “The Greatest Generation” is a term coined by Tom Brokaw that pays tribute to the men and women who served our country, both overseas and at home, during World War II. If you are a member of this generation, or are interested in this period of history, join our discussion and share your ideas and experiences.

This month's selection is My War by Andrew A. Rooney. Pick up a copy of the book at the circulation desk. Harwich residents needing transportation should call the Council On Aging van at (508) 241-1566 by 11am the day before each Friday to make a reservation.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 ext 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday December 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Users Group: iPhone/iPad Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   508-430-7562   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

If you already know the basics of your iOS device, join us for our iPhone/iPad users group. Share your knowledge, and find out new tips and tricks from other users in an informal setting. Our library staff will be happy to answer questions to help you get the most out of your device. You can register for this group by filling out this form. Please bring your device.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Assistant Director Emily Milan and Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily (either one will do)!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
Monday December 19, 2016 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Creative Movement Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Lisa Canto will lead toddlers and preschoolers in rhythm games, learning some simple sign language, and acting out familiar fairy tales through improv. No registration is required, all ages are welcome. 

 
lib_book_quill 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

 
rec_legoguy 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Children of all ages are invited to join us for free play with our zillions of Lego blocks and kits! No registration is required. Children in Grade 4 and below must have an adult present in the library building as per our library policy.

Tuesday December 20, 2016 Go To Top
lib_dia 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! The program is aimed at very young children birth through preschool. No registration is required.

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game. 

 
misc_scissors 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Middle School Makers - CANCELED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle School students will be part of the Maker Movement by working with technology or making things by hand. Anticipated projects include stop motion movies, brush bots, and cupcake decorating. No registration is required. 

Wednesday December 21, 2016 Go To Top
school_chemistry1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Science Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers and young children can explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) concepts through stories and activities. No registration is required. 

 

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misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   
Experienced knitters and novices are invited to bring their needles and yarn and to share knitting stories and experiences with other knitters. Refreshments are served.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Assistant Director Emily Milan and Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily (either one will do)!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
 
elect_computer1 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Basics of Coding Club - CANCELED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle school students are invited to come learn the basics of coding on non-early-release Wednesdays. We will have some “unplugged” coding concept games to play, as well as using our Chromebooks to learn Scratch, a basic coding language. No registration is required, but the learning builds on itself, so frequent attendance is encouraged.

Thursday December 22, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 Books on Wheels Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Brooks Free Library "Books on Wheels” service provides free delivery of library materials to Harwich residents who are permanently or temporarily unable to visit the library due to illness, physical disability, lack of transportation, a caregiver of a homebound person, or any reason you're physically unable to get to the library. Delivery is on the second and fourth week of each month. Please phone the library at 508-430-7562 to learn more about this service.

 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Odyssey of the Mind Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Our homeschooling group is participating in the Odyssey of the Mind competition and will be rehearsing and building for months in preparation.

 
ent_masks_bw 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Theater Explorer Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle School students are invited to a theater exploration program run by members of the Cape Cod Theater Company, home of the Harwich Junior Theater. No registration is required.

Friday December 23, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   
 

Story Time is every Friday at 10:30. We'll read stories, sing songs, and do a quick craft. No registration is required.

 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM CANCELLED: Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 ext 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday December 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  7:00 PM CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Monday December 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  7:00 PM CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Tuesday December 27, 2016 Go To Top
lib_dia 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! The program is aimed at very young children birth through preschool. No registration is required.

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misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game. 

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Evening Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This group is a venue for local writers to meet other local writers, to discuss their work, to read from their work, to provide and receive healthy feedback, and to learn and benefit from the experience. Group led by Brooks Free Library Senior Library Technician and author/freelance writer Jack Sheedy.

    Location: 1st floor near DVDs
Wednesday December 28, 2016 Go To Top
school_chemistry1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Science Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers and young children can explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) concepts through stories and activities. No registration is required. 

 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   
Experienced knitters and novices are invited to bring their needles and yarn and to share knitting stories and experiences with other knitters. Refreshments are served.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Assistant Director Emily Milan and Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily (either one will do)!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
Thursday December 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Odyssey of the Mind Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Our homeschooling group is participating in the Odyssey of the Mind competition and will be rehearsing and building for months in preparation.

Friday December 30, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   
 

Story Time is every Friday at 10:30. We'll read stories, sing songs, and do a quick craft. No registration is required.

 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 ext 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Join us for reading and discussion of current topics. Readers and topics vary each week. Co-sponsored by the COA.

 

    Location: 2nd Floor near VITAL area
Saturday December 31, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  7:00 PM CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  7:00 PM CLOSED FOR NEW YEAR'S DAY HOLIDAY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
 
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Tuesday January 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game. 

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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jennifer Pickett   508-430-7562 X3   jpickett@clamsnet.org
   

The Evening Book Group regularly meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm.  New members are always welcome. Pick up a copy at the Circulation Desk and join us for a lively discussion. Tonight we will be reading " (TITLE)" by (AUTHOR) (fiction/non-fiction).  Discussion with (STAFF MEMEBR).

Wednesday January 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Saturday January 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM iOS Series: iMessage Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   (508) 430-7562 ext.1   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

This iMessage class is part of the January iOS series! Get ready to jump in to all the latest updates to iMessage. Learn how to send a handwritten note, message with GIFs, or draw on videos. Staff Librarian Emily Carta will take you through each feature step-by-step as we kick off the iOS series. 

The iMessage class requires your device to be updated to iOS 10 for you to get the most out of the material. If you are unsure which iOS you have, or if you would like help updating, stop by the reference desk for Device Advice any Wednesday or Saturday between 2 and 3. 

To sign up for the series, please fill out this form.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
Sunday January 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Friends of BFL Sunday Program: Donna Eaton Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Local herbalist, Donna Eaton, will be presentign a lecture on the healing property of herbs. For more information, on Donna's background and practice please visit her website.

This program is hosted by the Friends of the Brooks Free Library. Light refreshments will be served. 

Tuesday January 10, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book01 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joanne Clingan   508-430-7562   jclingan@clamsnet.org
   

This group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m. This month's selection is My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout (fiction). Discussion with Lee. New members are always welcome and copies of this month's selection are available for check-out at the Circulation Desk. 
 
    

 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game. 

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Evening Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This group is a venue for local writers to meet other local writers, to discuss their work, to read from their work, to provide and receive healthy feedback, and to learn and benefit from the experience. Group led by Brooks Free Library Senior Library Technician and author/freelance writer Jack Sheedy.

    Location: 1st floor near DVDs
Wednesday January 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
Thursday January 12, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 Books on Wheels Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Brooks Free Library "Books on Wheels” service provides free delivery of library materials to Harwich residents who are permanently or temporarily unable to visit the library due to illness, physical disability, lack of transportation, a caregiver of a homebound person, or any reason you're physically unable to get to the library. Delivery is on the second and fourth week of each month. Please phone the library at 508-430-7562 to learn more about this service.

 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Odyssey of the Mind Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Our homeschooling group is participating in the Odyssey of the Mind competition and will be rehearsing and building for months in preparation.

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misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:45 PM Harwich Cultural Council Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tina Games     tinamgames@yahoo.com
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Harwich Cultural Council.

Friday January 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

Saturday January 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM iOS Series: Calendar, Maps, and Mail Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   (508) 430-7562 ext.1   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Week two of our iOS Series will feature the Calendar, Maps, and Mail apps. Discover the new updated brought to these apps with iOS 10, as well as the basics of how to get the most out of each.

This class does not require you to have the most up-to-date iOS. 

To sign up for the series, please fill out this form.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
 
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Monday January 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSED FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Tuesday January 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game. 

Wednesday January 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Thursday January 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Friends of Brooks Free Library Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monthly Board meeting of the Friends of Brooks Free Library. Open to members of the public interested in what the group does for the library. New members are always welcome!

 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Activity Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Homeschool students can enjoy a variety of activities, some educational, some for pure fun at our monthly Activity Club meeting, which is held every third Thursday of the month from September through June. 

Friday January 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Greatest Generation Meets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   

“The Greatest Generation Meets” is a monthly book group that meets on the third Friday of the month from 1:00-2:00 in the Thornton Room at the Brooks Free Library. “The Greatest Generation” is a term coined by Tom Brokaw that pays tribute to the men and women who served our country, both overseas and at home, during World War II. If you are a member of this generation, or are interested in this period of history, join our discussion and share your ideas and experiences.

This month's selection is And No Birds Sang by Farley Mowat. Pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk. Harwich residents needing transportation should call the Council on Aging van at (508) 241-1566 by 11am the day before each Friday to make a reservation.

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Saturday January 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM iOS Series: Photos Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   (508) 430-7562 ext.1   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Discover the Photos app in Week 3 of our iOS Series. Staff Librarian Emily Carta will talk about all things photos, from the new People album to Memories! Come prepared to snap pics and learn how to use the latest upgrades to Photos.

This class recommends updating to iOS 10 prior to attending. If you are unsure which iOS your device is running on, or would like help updating, stop by Device Advice at the reference desk every Wednesday and Saturday between 2 and 3. 

To sign up for the series, please fill out this form.

  

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
Tuesday January 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game. 

 
food_meal 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM 4th Tuesday Book Klatch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Suzanne   Martell   smartell@clamsnet.org
   

A casual social gathering for discussing books, enjoying light refreshments, and conversation. Pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk. This month's book selection is Still Life by Louise Penny . New members are always welcome.

 

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Evening Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This group is a venue for local writers to meet other local writers, to discuss their work, to read from their work, to provide and receive healthy feedback, and to learn and benefit from the experience. Group led by Brooks Free Library Senior Library Technician and author/freelance writer Jack Sheedy.

    Location: 1st floor near DVDs
Wednesday January 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
Thursday January 26, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 Books on Wheels Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Brooks Free Library "Books on Wheels” service provides free delivery of library materials to Harwich residents who are permanently or temporarily unable to visit the library due to illness, physical disability, lack of transportation, a caregiver of a homebound person, or any reason you're physically unable to get to the library. Delivery is on the second and fourth week of each month. Please phone the library at 508-430-7562 to learn more about this service.

 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Odyssey of the Mind Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Our homeschooling group is participating in the Odyssey of the Mind competition and will be rehearsing and building for months in preparation.

Friday January 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

Saturday January 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Room reserved for children's program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
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misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM iOS Series: Siri Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   (508) 430-7562 ext.1   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

We're wrapping up our iOS Series with a bang! Join us for our fourth week where we will focus on Apple's favorite personal assistant, Siri. Learn about what Siri can do for you, and how Siri can be customized to suit your lifestyle. You'll meet Emily's personal Siri, and leave with a wealth of tips for getting the most out of your own Siri-enabled device. 

This class does not require you to have the most recent iOS update. However updating to iOS 10 prior to this class is recommended. If you would like assistance updating, or are unsure which iOS your device is running on, please stop by for Device Advice any Wednesday or Saturday between 2 and 3. 

To sign up for the series, please fill out this form.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
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misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Room reserved for children's program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
Tuesday January 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game. 

Wednesday February 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Saturday February 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
Sunday February 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Friends of BFL Sunday Program: 100 Years of the National Seashore Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Join local park histroian, Bill Burke, for a look at "100 Years of the National Seasore".

This program is hosted by the Friends of the Brooks Free Library. Light refreshments will be served. 

Tuesday February 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game. 

Wednesday February 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
Thursday February 9, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 Books on Wheels Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Brooks Free Library "Books on Wheels” service provides free delivery of library materials to Harwich residents who are permanently or temporarily unable to visit the library due to illness, physical disability, lack of transportation, a caregiver of a homebound person, or any reason you're physically unable to get to the library. Delivery is on the second and fourth week of each month. Please phone the library at 508-430-7562 to learn more about this service.

 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Odyssey of the Mind Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Our homeschooling group is participating in the Odyssey of the Mind competition and will be rehearsing and building for months in preparation.

 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:45 PM Harwich Cultural Council Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tina Games     tinamgames@yahoo.com
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Harwich Cultural Council.

Friday February 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

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Saturday February 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
Tuesday February 14, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book01 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joanne Clingan   508-430-7562   jclingan@clamsnet.org
   

This group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m. This month's selection is the first half of Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow (non-fiction). Discussion with Joanne. New members are always welcome and copies of this month's selection are available for check-out at the Circulation Desk. 
 
    

 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game. 

Wednesday February 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Thursday February 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Friends of Brooks Free Library Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monthly Board meeting of the Friends of Brooks Free Library. Open to members of the public interested in what the group does for the library. New members are always welcome!

 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Activity Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Homeschool students can enjoy a variety of activities, some educational, some for pure fun at our monthly Activity Club meeting, which is held every third Thursday of the month from September through June. 

Friday February 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Greatest Generation Meets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   

“The Greatest Generation Meets” is a monthly book group that meets on the third Friday of the month from 1:00-2:00 in the Thornton Room at the Brooks Free Library. “The Greatest Generation” is a term coined by Tom Brokaw that pays tribute to the men and women who served our country, both overseas and at home, during World War II. If you are a member of this generation, or are interested in this period of history, join our discussion and share your ideas and experiences.

This month's selection is Berlin diaries, 1940-1945 by Marie Vassiltchikov. Pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk. Harwich residents needing transportation should call the Council on Aging van at (508) 241-1566 by 11am the day before each Friday to make a reservation.

Saturday February 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tech Talk with Emily Carta Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   508-430-7562   ecarta@clamsnet.org
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Users Group: iPhone/iPad Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   508-430-7562   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

If you already know the basics of your iOS device, join us for our iPhone/iPad users group. Share your knowledge, and find out new tips and tricks from other users in an informal setting. Our library staff will be happy to answer questions to help you get the most out of your device. You can register for this group by filling out this form. Please bring your device.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
Monday February 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSED FOR PRESIDENTS' DAY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
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Tuesday February 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game. 

Wednesday February 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
Thursday February 23, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 Books on Wheels Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Brooks Free Library "Books on Wheels” service provides free delivery of library materials to Harwich residents who are permanently or temporarily unable to visit the library due to illness, physical disability, lack of transportation, a caregiver of a homebound person, or any reason you're physically unable to get to the library. Delivery is on the second and fourth week of each month. Please phone the library at 508-430-7562 to learn more about this service.

 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Odyssey of the Mind Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Our homeschooling group is participating in the Odyssey of the Mind competition and will be rehearsing and building for months in preparation.

Friday February 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

Saturday February 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
Tuesday February 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game. 

 
food_meal 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM 4th Tuesday Book Klatch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Suzanne   Martell   smartell@clamsnet.org
   

A casual social gathering for discussing books, enjoying light refreshments, and conversation. Pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk. This month's book selection is Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink .   New members are always welcome.

 

Wednesday March 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Thursday March 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Friends and Gardeners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Friends and Gardeners.

Saturday March 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
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Sunday March 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Friends of BFL Sunday Program: Black Whydah Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Black Whydah is a unique, multi-instrumental and vocal group whose range of instruments includes numerous things with strings. 

This program is hosted by the Friends of the Brooks Free Library. Light refreshments will be served. 

Tuesday March 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game. 

Wednesday March 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
Thursday March 9, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 Books on Wheels Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Brooks Free Library "Books on Wheels” service provides free delivery of library materials to Harwich residents who are permanently or temporarily unable to visit the library due to illness, physical disability, lack of transportation, a caregiver of a homebound person, or any reason you're physically unable to get to the library. Delivery is on the second and fourth week of each month. Please phone the library at 508-430-7562 to learn more about this service.

 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Odyssey of the Mind Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Our homeschooling group is participating in the Odyssey of the Mind competition and will be rehearsing and building for months in preparation.

 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:45 PM Harwich Cultural Council Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tina Games     tinamgames@yahoo.com
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Harwich Cultural Council.

Friday March 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

Saturday March 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
Tuesday March 14, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book01 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joanne Clingan   508-430-7562   jclingan@clamsnet.org
   

This group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m. This month's selection is The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson (fiction). Discussion with Lee. New members are always welcome and copies of this month's selection are available for check-out at the Circulation Desk. 
 
    

 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game. 

Wednesday March 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

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Thursday March 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Friends of Brooks Free Library Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monthly Board meeting of the Friends of Brooks Free Library. Open to members of the public interested in what the group does for the library. New members are always welcome!

 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Activity Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Homeschool students can enjoy a variety of activities, some educational, some for pure fun at our monthly Activity Club meeting, which is held every third Thursday of the month from September through June. 

Friday March 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Greatest Generation Meets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carla Burke   508-430-7562   cburke@clamsnet.org
   

“The Greatest Generation Meets” is a monthly book group that meets on the third Friday of the month from 1:00-2:00 in the Thornton Room at the Brooks Free Library. “The Greatest Generation” is a term coined by Tom Brokaw that pays tribute to the men and women who served our country, both overseas and at home, during World War II. If you are a member of this generation, or are interested in this period of history, join our discussion and share your ideas and experiences.

This month's selection is Duty, a Father, His Son, and the Man Who Won the War? by Bob Greene. Pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk. Harwich residents needing transportation should call the Council on Aging van at (508) 241-1566 by 11am the day before each Friday to make a reservation.

Saturday March 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Users Group: iPhone/iPad Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   508-430-7562   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

If you already know the basics of your iOS device, join us for our iPhone/iPad users group. Share your knowledge, and find out new tips and tricks from other users in an informal setting. Our library staff will be happy to answer questions to help you get the most out of your device. You can register for this group by filling out this form. Please bring your device.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
Tuesday March 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game. 

Wednesday March 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
Thursday March 23, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 Books on Wheels Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Brooks Free Library "Books on Wheels” service provides free delivery of library materials to Harwich residents who are permanently or temporarily unable to visit the library due to illness, physical disability, lack of transportation, a caregiver of a homebound person, or any reason you're physically unable to get to the library. Delivery is on the second and fourth week of each month. Please phone the library at 508-430-7562 to learn more about this service.

 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Odyssey of the Mind Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Our homeschooling group is participating in the Odyssey of the Mind competition and will be rehearsing and building for months in preparation.

Friday March 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

Saturday March 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
Tuesday March 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet to play the ancient Chinese game of mahjong. No formal instruction will be given at this time but some of the participants may be willing to teach how to play the game. 

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food_meal 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM 4th Tuesday Book Klatch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Suzanne   Martell   smartell@clamsnet.org
   

A casual social gathering for discussing books, enjoying light refreshments, and conversation. Pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk. This month's book selection is Silver Star by Jeanette Walls. New members are always welcome.

 

Wednesday March 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Thursday March 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Odyssey of the Mind Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Our homeschooling group is participating in the Odyssey of the Mind competition and will be rehearsing and building for months in preparation.

Saturday April 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
Sunday April 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Friends of BFL Sunday Program: C.L. Fornari's Garden Design Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Last year, Ms. Fornari presented "The Coctail Hour Garden" to rave reviews, so she is back this year by popular demand! C.L. Fornari is a creative gardening expert (aka plant geek) who transitioned from artist to garden communicator in 1995. She is the author seven books including her latest, The Cocktail Hour Garden, published by St. Lynn’s Press. 

This program is hosted by the Friends of the Brooks Free Library. Light refreshments will be served. 

Wednesday April 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Thursday April 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:45 PM HEA Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Saturday April 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
Tuesday April 11, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book01 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joanne Clingan   508-430-7562   jclingan@clamsnet.org
   

This group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m. This month's selection is the second half of Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow (non-fiction). Discussion with Joanne. New members are always welcome and copies of this month's selection are available for check-out at the Circulation Desk. 
 
    

 

Wednesday April 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
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Thursday April 13, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 Books on Wheels Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Brooks Free Library "Books on Wheels” service provides free delivery of library materials to Harwich residents who are permanently or temporarily unable to visit the library due to illness, physical disability, lack of transportation, a caregiver of a homebound person, or any reason you're physically unable to get to the library. Delivery is on the second and fourth week of each month. Please phone the library at 508-430-7562 to learn more about this service.

 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Odyssey of the Mind Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Our homeschooling group is participating in the Odyssey of the Mind competition and will be rehearsing and building for months in preparation.

 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:45 PM Harwich Cultural Council Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tina Games     tinamgames@yahoo.com
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Harwich Cultural Council.

Friday April 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

Saturday April 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Users Group: iPhone/iPad Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   508-430-7562   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

If you already know the basics of your iOS device, join us for our iPhone/iPad users group. Share your knowledge, and find out new tips and tricks from other users in an informal setting. Our library staff will be happy to answer questions to help you get the most out of your device. You can register for this group by filling out this form. Please bring your device.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
Monday April 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSED FOR PATRIOTS' DAY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Wednesday April 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Thursday April 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Friends of Brooks Free Library Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monthly Board meeting of the Friends of Brooks Free Library. Open to members of the public interested in what the group does for the library. New members are always welcome!

 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Activity Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Homeschool students can enjoy a variety of activities, some educational, some for pure fun at our monthly Activity Club meeting, which is held every third Thursday of the month from September through June. 

Saturday April 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
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Tuesday April 25, 2017 Go To Top
food_meal 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM 4th Tuesday Book Klatch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Suzanne   Martell   smartell@clamsnet.org
   

A casual social gathering for discussing books, enjoying light refreshments, and conversation. Pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk. This month's book selection is The Little Paris Book Shop by Nina George .   New members are always welcome.

 

Wednesday April 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
Thursday April 27, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 Books on Wheels Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Brooks Free Library "Books on Wheels” service provides free delivery of library materials to Harwich residents who are permanently or temporarily unable to visit the library due to illness, physical disability, lack of transportation, a caregiver of a homebound person, or any reason you're physically unable to get to the library. Delivery is on the second and fourth week of each month. Please phone the library at 508-430-7562 to learn more about this service.

 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Odyssey of the Mind Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Our homeschooling group is participating in the Odyssey of the Mind competition and will be rehearsing and building for months in preparation.

Friday April 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

Saturday April 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta, Staff Librarian   508-430-7562 *6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta for one-on-one tutorials on how to use your smartphone, tablet, laptop computer or other mobile device. Topics covered in sessions include device settings, using apps and other native software, email and internet browsers as well as the basics of navigating your device and using the library’s electronic and digital resources which include the catalog,  ebooks, digital magazines, downloadable music and databases.   Device Advice drop in hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2-3PM. No registration is required, simply stop by the Reference desk and ask for Emily!

 

    Location: Reference Desk
Wednesday May 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Sunday May 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Friends of BFL Sunday Program: Crabgrass Bluegrass Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

The Crabgrass Bluegrass Band describes their sound "is a mix of old and new; the shows always incomparably entertaining." For more information, visit the Crabgrass Bluegrass website.

This program is hosted by the Friends of the Brooks Free Library. Light refreshments will be served. 

Thursday May 11, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 Books on Wheels Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Brooks Free Library "Books on Wheels” service provides free delivery of library materials to Harwich residents who are permanently or temporarily unable to visit the library due to illness, physical disability, lack of transportation, a caregiver of a homebound person, or any reason you're physically unable to get to the library. Delivery is on the second and fourth week of each month. Please phone the library at 508-430-7562 to learn more about this service.

 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:45 PM Harwich Cultural Council Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tina Games     tinamgames@yahoo.com
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Harwich Cultural Council.

Friday May 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

Wednesday May 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

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Thursday May 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Friends of Brooks Free Library Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monthly Board meeting of the Friends of Brooks Free Library. Open to members of the public interested in what the group does for the library. New members are always welcome!

 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Activity Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Homeschool students can enjoy a variety of activities, some educational, some for pure fun at our monthly Activity Club meeting, which is held every third Thursday of the month from September through June. 

Saturday May 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Users Group: iPhone/iPad Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Carta   508-430-7562   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

If you already know the basics of your iOS device, join us for our iPhone/iPad users group. Share your knowledge, and find out new tips and tricks from other users in an informal setting. Our library staff will be happy to answer questions to help you get the most out of your device. You can register for this group by filling out this form. Please bring your device.

Tuesday May 23, 2017 Go To Top
food_meal 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM 4th Tuesday Book Klatch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Suzanne   Martell   smartell@clamsnet.org
   

A casual social gathering for discussing books, enjoying light refreshments, and conversation. Pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk. This month's book selection is The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman.  New members are always welcome.

 

Thursday May 25, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 Books on Wheels Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Brooks Free Library "Books on Wheels” service provides free delivery of library materials to Harwich residents who are permanently or temporarily unable to visit the library due to illness, physical disability, lack of transportation, a caregiver of a homebound person, or any reason you're physically unable to get to the library. Delivery is on the second and fourth week of each month. Please phone the library at 508-430-7562 to learn more about this service.

Friday May 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamnet.org
   

Join Dr. Jay Anderson to learn about writing down your memories. 2nd and 4th Fridays.

 

Monday May 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none CLOSED FOR MEMORIAL DAY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Wednesday May 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Cape Cod Viewfinders.

Thursday June 8, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 Books on Wheels Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Brooks Free Library "Books on Wheels” service provides free delivery of library materials to Harwich residents who are permanently or temporarily unable to visit the library due to illness, physical disability, lack of transportation, a caregiver of a homebound person, or any reason you're physically unable to get to the library. Delivery is on the second and fourth week of each month. Please phone the library at 508-430-7562 to learn more about this service.

 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:45 PM Harwich Cultural Council Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tina Games     tinamgames@yahoo.com
   

This meeting is not a library sponsored event but booked by the Harwich Cultural Council.

Thursday June 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Activity Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   508-430-7562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Homeschool students can enjoy a variety of activities, some educational, some for pure fun at our monthly Activity Club meeting, which is held every third Thursday of the month from September through June. 

Thursday June 22, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 Books on Wheels Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Brooks Free Library "Books on Wheels” service provides free delivery of library materials to Harwich residents who are permanently or temporarily unable to visit the library due to illness, physical disability, lack of transportation, a caregiver of a homebound person, or any reason you're physically unable to get to the library. Delivery is on the second and fourth week of each month. Please phone the library at 508-430-7562 to learn more about this service.

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Tuesday June 27, 2017 Go To Top
food_meal 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM 4th Tuesday Book Klatch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Suzanne   Martell   smartell@clamsnet.org
   

A casual social gathering for discussing books, enjoying light refreshments, and conversation. Pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk. This month's book selection is My Grandmother Asked me to Tell You She's Sorry by Erik Backman .   New members are always welcome.

 

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