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Friday April 28, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Story Time is held every Friday at 10:30. We will read stories and sing songs. This program is designed for children ages birth to five, but all children are welcome. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing  
    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.

 

   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group  
    Contact: Suzanne Martell   (508) 430-7562 ext 7   smartell@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 April 29, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM TechTalk: A Beginner's Guide to the Internet  
    Contact: Emily Carta   5084307562 ext.6114   ecarta@clamsnet.org
   

Join Staff Librarian Emily Carta in exploring the simple basics of the internet. This class is perfect for anyone just starting to use the internet, or who would like a brush up on the bare bones. Class will start with going over what the internet is, and how to navigate it. From there we'll dive into critical skills like learning to search for and evaluate websites. We will also focus on explaining and identifying malware so you can browse the net with confidence. To register for this class please click on the following link and fill out the form: Register here

   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice  
    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 May 1, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Creative Movement  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

This popular program is held at 10:30 every Monday. Lisa Canto will lead preschoolers in rhythm and music activities. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group  
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Fun  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   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.

 


Tuesday May 2, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! This program is designed for babies, toddlers, and young children. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group  
   

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. 

   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Middle School Makers  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   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 May 3, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Science Storytime  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers and young children can explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) concepts Wednesdays at 10:30. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit  
    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.
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice  
    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
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Video Game Fun  
   

Every Wednesday, including on the early release days, we will bring out our video game consoles for middle and high school students to compete with one another! No registration is required.

   6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club  
   

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


Thursday May 4, 2017
   3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Theater Explorer  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students can explore the theater arts in this fun program run in conjunction with the Cape Cod Theater Company, home of the Harwich Junior Theater.

   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Memories in Scrapbooks and Cards  
   

Wish you had more time to scrapbook or make cards? Join a group of people who are interested in completing scrapbook pages/albums while getting together to share experiences. We will meet monthly to provide an opportunity to learn from each other, get advice on and share tools, techniques, and supplies, and to enjoy sociability while filling your albums with memories. Bring your own materials and photos and join us on the first Thursday of every month at 6PM. If you never scrapped before, bring your photos and scissors and a runner adhesive and we’ll help you get started. Card makers welcome to join us. Open to individuals 16 years of age and older. 
 


Friday May 5, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Story Time is held every Friday at 10:30. We will read stories and sing songs. This program is designed for children ages birth to five, but all children are welcome. No registration is required.

   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group  
    Contact: Suzanne Martell   (508) 430-7562 ext 7   smartell@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 May 6, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice  
    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 May 7, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Friends of BFL Sunday Program: Crabgrass Bluegrass  
    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. 


Monday May 8, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Creative Movement  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

This popular program is held at 10:30 every Monday. Lisa Canto will lead preschoolers in rhythm and music activities. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group  
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Fun  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   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.

 


Tuesday May 9, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! This program is designed for babies, toddlers, and young children. No registration is required.

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Group  
    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 Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende (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. 
 
    

 

   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group  
   

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. 

   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Middle School Makers  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   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.

   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Group  
    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 (date changed this month because of town meeting).  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 "Wolf Hollow" by Lauren Wolk (fiction).  Discussion with Emily M.

   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Evening Writers' Group  
   

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 May 10, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Science Storytime  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers and young children can explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) concepts Wednesdays at 10:30. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit  
    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.
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice  
    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
   2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Early Release Video Games  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Every Wednesday, including on the early release days, we will bring out our video game consoles for middle and high school students to compete with one another! No registration is required.

   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting  
   

The Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7pm.


Thursday May 11, 2017
     Books on Wheels  
   

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.

   3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Theater Explorer  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students can explore the theater arts in this fun program run in conjunction with the Cape Cod Theater Company, home of the Harwich Junior Theater.

   4:30 PM  -  5:45 PM Harwich Cultural Council Board Meeting  
    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
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Story Time is held every Friday at 10:30. We will read stories and sing songs. This program is designed for children ages birth to five, but all children are welcome. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing  
    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.

 

   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group  
    Contact: Suzanne Martell   (508) 430-7562 ext 7   smartell@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 May 13, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice  
    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 May 15, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Creative Movement  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

This popular program is held at 10:30 every Monday. Lisa Canto will lead preschoolers in rhythm and music activities. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group  
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Fun  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   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.

 


Tuesday May 16, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! This program is designed for babies, toddlers, and young children. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group  
   

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. 

   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Middle School Makers  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   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 May 17, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Science Storytime  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers and young children can explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) concepts Wednesdays at 10:30. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit  
    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.
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice  
    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
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Video Game Fun  
   

Every Wednesday, including on the early release days, we will bring out our video game consoles for middle and high school students to compete with one another! No registration is required.

   6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club  
   

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


Thursday May 18, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Friends of Brooks Free Library Board Meeting  
   

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!

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Activity Club  
    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. 

   3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Theater Explorer  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students can explore the theater arts in this fun program run in conjunction with the Cape Cod Theater Company, home of the Harwich Junior Theater.


Friday May 19, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Story Time is held every Friday at 10:30. We will read stories and sing songs. This program is designed for children ages birth to five, but all children are welcome. No registration is required.

   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Greatest Generation Meets  
    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 The Miracle of Dunkirk by Walter Lord.  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.

   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group  
    Contact: Suzanne Martell   (508) 430-7562 ext 7   smartell@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 May 20, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Users Group: iPhone/iPad  
    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.

   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice  
    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 May 22, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Creative Movement  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

This popular program is held at 10:30 every Monday. Lisa Canto will lead preschoolers in rhythm and music activities. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group  
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Fun  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   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.

 

   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Wellness Series: Cape Wellness Collaborative  
    Contact: Emily Milan   508-430-7562 ext. 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Cape Wellness Collaborative provides integrative wellness therapies such as; massage, yoga, acupuncture, nutritional counseling and Reiki to anyone facing cancer in our community. They will be sharing their mission with program attendees and welcome any questions regarding application to the program. 


Tuesday May 23, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! This program is designed for babies, toddlers, and young children. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group  
   

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. 

   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Middle School Makers  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   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.

   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM 4th Tuesday Book Klatch  
    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.

 

   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Evening Writers' Group  
   

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 May 24, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Science Storytime  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers and young children can explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) concepts Wednesdays at 10:30. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit  
    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.
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice  
    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
   2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Early Release Video Games  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Every Wednesday, including on the early release days, we will bring out our video game consoles for middle and high school students to compete with one another! No registration is required.

   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM College Essay Workshop with Mary Cronin  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Mary Cronin, a local writer, will advise teens and their parents on crafting their best college essays. 


Thursday May 25, 2017
     Books on Wheels  
   

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.

   3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Theater Explorer  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students can explore the theater arts in this fun program run in conjunction with the Cape Cod Theater Company, home of the Harwich Junior Theater.


Friday May 26, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Story Time is held every Friday at 10:30. We will read stories and sing songs. This program is designed for children ages birth to five, but all children are welcome. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing  
    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.

 

   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group  
    Contact: Suzanne Martell   (508) 430-7562 ext 7   smartell@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 May 27, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice  
    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 May 29, 2017
     CLOSED FOR MEMORIAL DAY  
   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group  
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  


Tuesday May 30, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! This program is designed for babies, toddlers, and young children. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group  
   

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. 

   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Middle School Makers  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   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 May 31, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Science Storytime  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers and young children can explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) concepts Wednesdays at 10:30. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit  
    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.
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice  
    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
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Video Game Fun  
   

Every Wednesday, including on the early release days, we will bring out our video game consoles for middle and high school students to compete with one another! No registration is required.

   6:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club  
   

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


Thursday June 1, 2017
   3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Theater Explorer  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students can explore the theater arts in this fun program run in conjunction with the Cape Cod Theater Company, home of the Harwich Junior Theater.

   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Memories in Scrapbooks and Cards  
   

Wish you had more time to scrapbook or make cards? Join a group of people who are interested in completing scrapbook pages/albums while getting together to share experiences. We will meet monthly to provide an opportunity to learn from each other, get advice on and share tools, techniques, and supplies, and to enjoy sociability while filling your albums with memories. Bring your own materials and photos and join us on the first Thursday of every month at 6PM. If you never scrapped before, bring your photos and scissors and a runner adhesive and we’ll help you get started. Card makers welcome to join us. Open to individuals 16 years of age and older. 
 


Friday June 2, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Story Time is held every Friday at 10:30. We will read stories and sing songs. This program is designed for children ages birth to five, but all children are welcome. No registration is required.

   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group  
    Contact: Suzanne Martell   (508) 430-7562 ext 7   smartell@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 June 3, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice  
    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 June 5, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Creative Movement  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

This popular program is held at 10:30 every Monday. Lisa Canto will lead preschoolers in rhythm and music activities. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group  
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Fun  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   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.

 


Tuesday June 6, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! This program is designed for babies, toddlers, and young children. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group  
   

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. 

   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Middle School Makers  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   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.

   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Group  
    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 "Rocket Girls: the women who propelled us, from missiles to the moon to Mars" by Nathalia Holt (non-fiction).  Discussion with Jack. **we will be voting on upcoming titles at this meeting


Wednesday June 7, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Science Storytime  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers and young children can explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) concepts Wednesdays at 10:30. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit  
    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.
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice  
    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
   2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Early Release Video Games  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Every Wednesday, including on the early release days, we will bring out our video game consoles for middle and high school students to compete with one another! No registration is required.


Thursday June 8, 2017
     Books on Wheels  
   

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.

   3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Theater Explorer  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Middle and high school students can explore the theater arts in this fun program run in conjunction with the Cape Cod Theater Company, home of the Harwich Junior Theater.

   4:30 PM  -  5:45 PM Harwich Cultural Council Board Meeting  
    Contact: Tina Games     tinamgames@yahoo.com
   

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


Friday June 9, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Story Time is held every Friday at 10:30. We will read stories and sing songs. This program is designed for children ages birth to five, but all children are welcome. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing  
    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.

 

   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group  
    Contact: Suzanne Martell   (508) 430-7562 ext 7   smartell@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 June 10, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice  
    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 June 12, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Creative Movement  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

This popular program is held at 10:30 every Monday. Lisa Canto will lead preschoolers in rhythm and music activities. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group  
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Fun  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   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.

 


Tuesday June 13, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! This program is designed for babies, toddlers, and young children. No registration is required.

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Group  
    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 Beloved World by Sonia Sotamayor (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. 
 
    

 

   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group  
   

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. 

   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Middle School Makers  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   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.

   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Evening Writers' Group  
   

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 June 14, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Science Storytime  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers and young children can explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) concepts Wednesdays at 10:30. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit  
    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.
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice  
    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
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting  
   

The Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7pm.


Thursday June 15, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Homeschool Activity Club  
    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 June 16, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Story Time is held every Friday at 10:30. We will read stories and sing songs. This program is designed for children ages birth to five, but all children are welcome. No registration is required.

   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Greatest Generation Meets  
    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  Nazi Gold: The Full Story of the Fifty-Year Swiss-Nazi Conspiracy to Steal Billions from Europe's Jews and Holocaust Survivors by Tom Bower.  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.

   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group  
    Contact: Suzanne Martell   (508) 430-7562 ext 7   smartell@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 June 17, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice  
    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 June 19, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Creative Movement  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

This popular program is held at 10:30 every Monday. Lisa Canto will lead preschoolers in rhythm and music activities. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group  
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Fun  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   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.

 


Tuesday June 20, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! This program is designed for babies, toddlers, and young children. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group  
   

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 June 21, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Science Storytime  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers and young children can explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) concepts Wednesdays at 10:30. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit  
    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.
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice  
    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 June 22, 2017
     Books on Wheels  
   

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 June 23, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Story Time is held every Friday at 10:30. We will read stories and sing songs. This program is designed for children ages birth to five, but all children are welcome. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Memoir Writing  
    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.

 

   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group  
    Contact: Suzanne Martell   (508) 430-7562 ext 7   smartell@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 June 24, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice  
    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 June 26, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Creative Movement  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

This popular program is held at 10:30 every Monday. Lisa Canto will lead preschoolers in rhythm and music activities. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Writers' Group  
    Contact: Emily Milan   (508) 430-7562 x 7   emilan@clamsnet.org
   

Experienced and aspiring writers meet to share with each other.  

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Fun  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   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.

 


Tuesday June 27, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562 ext 2   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Join us as we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes, and play with musical instruments every Tuesday at 10:30! This program is designed for babies, toddlers, and young children. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mahjong Group  
   

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. 

   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM 4th Tuesday Book Klatch  
    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.

 

   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Evening Writers' Group  
   

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 June 28, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Science Storytime  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Preschoolers and young children can explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) concepts Wednesdays at 10:30. No registration is required.

   12:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Knit Lit  
    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.
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice  
    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

Friday June 30, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time  
    Contact: Ann Carpenter   5084307562   acarpenter@clamsnet.org
   

Story Time is held every Friday at 10:30. We will read stories and sing songs. This program is designed for children ages birth to five, but all children are welcome. No registration is required.

   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Low Vision Current Events Discussion Group  
    Contact: Suzanne Martell   (508) 430-7562 ext 7   smartell@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

Tuesday July 11, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Group  
    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 Other Einstein by Marie Benedict (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. 
 
    

 

   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Group  
    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 (date changed this month because of July 4th holiday).  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 "The Sympathizer" by Viet Thanh Nguyen (fiction).  Discussion with Emily C.


Wednesday July 12, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting  
   

The Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7pm.


Sunday July 16, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Cape Verdean Independence Day Celebration  
   

Harwich Cape Verdean Museum Project 


Tuesday July 25, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM 4th Tuesday Book Klatch  
    Contact: Suzanne   Martell   smartell@clamsnet.org
   

A casual social gathering for discussing books, enjoying light refreshments, and conversation. This month is a Book Share.   Bring the titles of books you have loved.  New members are always welcome.

 


Tuesday August 8, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Group  
    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 Only Street in Paris: Life on the Rue des Martyrs by Elaine Sciolino (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 August 9, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting  
   

The Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7pm.


Tuesday August 15, 2017
     STEAM Fair  

Tuesday August 22, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM 4th Tuesday Book Klatch  
    Contact: Suzanne   Martell   smartell@clamsnet.org
   

A casual social gathering for discussing books, enjoying light refreshments, and conversation. Pick up a copy of the month's book at the Circulation Desk. This month's book selection is End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe (non-fiction). New members are always welcome.

 


Tuesday September 12, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Group  
    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 Brave New World by Aldous Huxley (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. We will also vote fiction for next 6 months.
 
    

 


Wednesday September 13, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting  
   

The Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7pm.


Tuesday October 10, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Group  
    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 Road to Character by David Brooks (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. We will also vote non-fiction for next 6 months.
 
    

 


Wednesday October 11, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting  
   

The Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7pm.


Wednesday November 8, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting  
   

The Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7pm.


Wednesday December 13, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting  
   

The Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7pm.


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