Thayer Public Library

Braintree, MA

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Saturday May 30, 2015
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM South Shore Suzuki Strings and Pianist Karen Ruckman-Lindsay  
    Contact: Pauline Rowe   781-925-4308   
   

Recital of violin students of Pauline Rowe and piano students of Karen Ruckman-Lindsay.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Sunday May 31, 2015
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Friends Concert -- Mirage Violin Duo  
   

Friends of Thayer Public Library will host Mirage Violin Duo.  All are welcome

Sponsored by BCAM

    Location: Logan Auditorium, upper level

Tuesday June 2, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Braintree Pop Warner  
    Contact: Alaina Hally   671-653-0916   
    Location: Logan Auditorium, upper level

Wednesday June 3, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM OCLN roundtable  
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM tech team  
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Author Series- Jim Lynch  
    Contact: Terri Stano   781-848-04050 x4420   
   

 

AUTHOR~SPEAKER SERIES

Thayer Public Library is proud to present Jim Lynch a Braintree Native.

Mr. Lynch  will discuss his book "The Longshoremen:  Life on the Waterfront"

"The Longshoremen details the working conditions and challenges of working on the Boston waterfront and is based on the real-life experiences of longshoreman, author JIm Lynch"

James Lynch lives in Braintree, Massachusetts and is a graduate of Boston College . THis is his second novel about the Boston waterfront.

 

    Location: Reading Room - Main Level

Thursday June 4, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Staff Event  
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through Father's Day in June and at 6:00PM from Father's Day through the end of August.

    Location: Lower Level

Saturday June 6, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  1:30 PM Delta Academy  
    Contact: Chandra Davis   617-304-6275   
    Location: Logan Auditorium, upper level

Tuesday June 9, 2015
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM tech team  
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM tech team  
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Estate Planning Essentials  
    Contact: Robert Romano   617-769-9843   
   

Free workshop with Attorney Rob Romano will cover issues that affect all families, including how to protect your assets.  Please call to register.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
   7:15 PM  -  8:45 PM Second Tuesday Book Club  
    Contact: Priscilla Crane   781-848-0405 ex.4417   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

This month's discussion book is And the Dark Sacred Night by Julia Glass.

Book club books are available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome!

    Location: Reading Room - Main Level

Wednesday June 10, 2015
   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Brown Bag Book Club  
    Contact: Erin Creighton   781-848-0405 x4430   ecreighton@braintreema.gov
   

Feel free to bring your lunch and join us for a book discussion - The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith 

Book club books are available at the circulation desk about one month before the meeting date and are due back on the day of the discussion.  All readers are always welcome.

    Location: Reading Room - Main Level
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Library Meeting  
   6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Movie Night! American Sniper  
    Contact: Reference Desk   781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

 Monthly New Release Movie Program
 
Join us for American Sniper starring Bradley Cooper.

"Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind." description from IMBd.com

The first 100 people will fit in the room.
Titles are announced in the library.
 
Movie ratings will vary. This program is primarily intended for adult audiences.
This film is rated R. Warner Bros. 2015
 
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Thursday June 11, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Saturday June 13, 2015
   9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Farmer's Market  
   

We’ll be at the Farmer’s Market Community Table from 9-1pm to kick off Summer Reading 2015.  Stop by to hear about our fun summer reading programming and prizes.

    Location: Braintree Town Hall
   9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Friends of the Library Book Sale  
   

Visit us out in the parking lot and in the garage for our annual Giant Book Sale!

    Location: Outside - Garage
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Sandals Event  
    Contact: Valinda Mitchell   617-784-5667   
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
   3:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Cub Scouts Pack 1496 Recognition Ceremony  
    Contact: Mary Anne Barry   781-356-8197   
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Monday June 15, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Trustee Meeting  
    Contact: Terri Stano     
   

Subcommittees meet at 6:30

Board meets at 7pm

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Nonfiction Book Club  
    Contact: Moira Cavanagh   781-848-0405 X4417   mcavanagh@braintreema.gov
   

This month's book is: Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy by Carlos Eire.
Book club books will be available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date and are due back on the night of the discussion. All readers are always welcome.

    Location: Conference Room B

Tuesday June 16, 2015
   5:00 PM  -  8:00 PM South Shore Music Student's Recital  
    Contact: Peter Volpe   781-331-3333   
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Wednesday June 17, 2015
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Book Club Grades 6 & 7  
   

Join our book club just for Grades 6 & 7!  For our next meeting, we will read Tunnels by Roderick Gordon . Copies may be checked out
at the Children’s Room Circulation Desk.

New members are welcome, and it is not required that members read the selected book each month. If you aren’t able to read the selected book, or
are not interested in it, just bring a book recommendation to share!

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Thursday June 18, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Avoiding Age Discrimination: A Workbook for Baby Boomers.  
    Contact: Terri Stano   781-848-0405   tstano@braintreema.gov
   

Avoiding Age Discrimination: A Workbook for Baby Boomers.

 

People worry a lot about age discrimination and spend an inordinate amount of time convincing themselves that they are no longer relevant in the workforce. We will discuss how job seekers can overcome age bias and turn their fears into selling points.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Saturday June 20, 2015
   9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off Day  
   

Support the Friends of Thayer Public LIbrary.

   1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Students of the Traves Piano Studio  
    Contact: Buddy Traves   781-849-7208   
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Tuesday June 23, 2015
   5:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Blue Stone Condo Assoc.  
    Contact: Pat Hansbury   781-233-4188   
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Wednesday June 24, 2015
   6:45 PM  -  7:50 PM The Reader's Group Book Club  
    Contact: Priscilla Crane   781-848-0405 x 4417   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

This month's book is Wolf Hall by Hilary Martel.

Book club books are available at the circulation desk about one month before the meeting date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome!

    Location: Reading Room - Main Level

Thursday June 25, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Monday June 29, 2015
   9:00 AM  -  8:00 PM Teen Summer Reading Starts!  
   

June 29-August 15 2015

Teens in Grades 7-12 can earn prizes for reading books. For every book you read, you'll recieve a chance to win a B&N gift card in our Summer Reading drawing. Signing up is easy! Just visit the Reference Desk at the Thayer Public Library any time the library is open and pick up a reading log.

    Location: YA Room

Tuesday June 30, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Kick-off Summer Reading for Children  
    Contact: Childrens Dept   781 848-0405 x4425   brref@OCLN.org
   

    Kick-off with Kavi!  The kick-off to the Children's Summer Reading program is today at 11:00 a.m.!!! "Celebration" is the theme, as Kavi Carbone brings his guitar to entertain children with stories and songs. Start their summer with fun!  Music is a great way to build brain connections that support math and reading skills. 
    For ages 5 and up  No registration needed.Limited to first 100 children.

     Part of "Every Hero has a Story" Summer Reading Program for Children, June 29 - August 22.
   

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Wednesday July 1, 2015
   9:00 AM  -  9:00 AM Teen Photo Contest Starts  
   

Our popular summer Teen Photo Contest is back! Teens ages 12-17 can take a picture OF ANY SUBJECT using a camera, phone or tablet between July 1-August 8, 2015 and enter to win a prize. All entrires are displayed in the Teen Room at the Thayer Public Library after the end of the contest. For more information, or to pick up a flyer with full contest information, visit the Reference Desk on the library's Lower Level.

    Location: Lower Level

Thursday July 2, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Summer Classic Film Series  
    Contact: Terri Stano   781-848-0405   tstano@braintreema.gov
   

Join us every Thursday morning in July for some classic movies. This series will run every Thursday morning from July 2 to July 30th.

 Doors open at 10am with free coffee and donuts.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Saturday July 4, 2015
   9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Library Closed  
   

Independence Day


Tuesday July 7, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM TAG Summer Service  
    Contact: Reference Desk   781-848-0405 x4417   
   

More information coming soon!

    Location: Logan Auditorium, upper level

Wednesday July 8, 2015
   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Brown Bag Book Club  
    Contact: Erin Creighton   781-848-0405 x4430   ecreighton@braintreema.gov
   

Feel free to bring your lunch and join us for a book discussion - Boys on the Boat by Daniel James Brown.   

Book club books are available at the circulation desk about one month before the meeting date and are due back on the day of the discussion.  All readers are always welcome.

    Location: Reading Room - Main Level
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Movie Night!  
    Contact: Reference Desk   781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

 Monthly New Release Movie Program
 
Join us for a showing of a newly released movie each month.

The first 100 people will fit in the room.
Titles are announced in the library.
 
Movie ratings will vary. This program is primarily intended for adult audiences.

 
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Thursday July 9, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Summer Classic Film Series  
   

Join us every Thursday morning in July for some classic movies. This series will run every Thursday morning from July 2 to July 30th

Doors open at 10am with free coffee and donuts.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Saturday July 11, 2015
   12:00 PM  -  3:00 PM RB Music Lessons Recital  
    Contact: Roisin Byrne   781-413-4114   
   

Student Piano Recital.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Monday July 13, 2015
   2:15 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Charcoal Art Class  
   

Artist Robyn Franczyk returns to teach her popular summer art class just for teens! This one-session workshop will focus on using charcoal to create beautiful works of art. Students will learn basic techniques and styles. Registration required and limited to teens ages 12-17. Registration begins June 13, 2015.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Tuesday July 14, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM TAG Summer Service  
    Contact: Reference Desk   781-848-0405 x4417   
   

More information coming soon!

    Location: Logan Auditorium, upper level
   6:45 PM  -  8:00 PM Second Tuesday Book Club  
    Contact: Priscilla Crane   781-848-0405 ex.4417   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

This month's discussion book is The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevon.

Book club books are available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome!

    Location: Reading Room - Main Level

Wednesday July 15, 2015
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Fashion Illustration Program  
    Contact: Reference Desk   781-848-0405 x4417   
   

Enter the exciting world of fashion illustration in this special summer workshop taught by designer Fifile Nguyen. Learn about the design process from idea to finished product, and explore illustration techniques to bring your fashion ideas to life. For teens ages 12-17 only, registration required.

Fifile Nguyen was born and raised in Houston. At age sixteen she realized her love of fashion, and began studying fashion design at the Glassell Junior School of Art. By 2010, she had studied art history at the Sorbonne in Paris, received a bachelors degree in international business marketing, a bachelors degree in textile and apparel design, and a minor in French, all from the University of Texas at Austin. Never one to say no to adventure, Fifile has lived in Paris, Cannes, Ho Chi Minh City, Austin and Boston, drawing design inspiration from her travels. Her last womenswear collection, Fimika, was released in Fall/Winter 2011. 

 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
   3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM Sparky's Puppet Show  
    Contact: Childrens Dept   781 848-0405 x4425   brref@OCLN.org
   

    Sparky's Puppets performs for ages 4 up with colorful puppets, humor and audience participation..The show is a lively collection of tales about some surprising heroes. You never know who will save the day - it's not always the biggest or strongest.  
    Held in Reading Room on Middle Level. For ages 4 and up  No registration needed.Limited to first 75 children.

Part of "Every Hero has a Story" Summer Reading Program for Children, June 29 - August 22.
   

    Location: Reading Room - Main Level

Thursday July 16, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Summer Classic Film Series  
   

Join us every Thursday morning in July for some classic movies. This series will run every Thursday morning from July 2 to July 30th

Doors open at 10am with free coffee and donuts.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Monday July 20, 2015
   2:15 PM  -  4:00 PM Adult Charcoal Art Class  
   

Artist Robyn Franczyk returns to teach her popular summer art class! In this one-session workshop just for adults, students will focus on using charcoal to create beautiful works of art. Registration required and begins June 13, 2015.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Nonfiction Book Club  
    Contact: Moira Cavanagh   781-848-0405 X4417   mcavanagh@braintreema.gov
   

This month's book is: One summer: America, 1927  by Bill Bryson.

To be discussed in two parts, Part 1: Prologue, May, June & July.

Book club books will be available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date and are due back on the night of the discussion. All readers are always welcome.

    Location: Conference Room B
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Trustee meeting  
    Contact: Terri Stano     
   

Subcommittees at 6:30

Board meeting at 7pm

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Tuesday July 21, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM TAG Summer Service  
    Contact: Reference Desk   781-848-0405 x4417   
   

More information coming soon!

    Location: Logan Auditorium, upper level
   6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Purple Cow Alphabet and Reading Fun!  
    Contact: Children's Dept.   781 848 0405 x4425   brref@ocln.org
   

Purple Cow Alphabet and Reading Fun is  for children age 4 - 7 or their parents. Come meet the Purple Cow and learn fun songs about the letters of the alphabet, their sounds and other early reading skills. Nicole DeBassio makes reading and pre-reading skills fun. Children will enjoy the session, and parents will learn tips and songs to use at home with their 4 - 7 year olds. Bring your camera to have your picture taken with Nicole's Purple Cow.

Presenter Nicole DeBassio is an expert in the Wilson Reading System. She has created songs to make the learning process fun and easy.. No sign-ups needed.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Wednesday July 22, 2015
   9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM ARC South Shore: Social Security Presentation  
    Contact: Katie Hanley   781-858-4774   
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
   6:45 PM  -  7:50 PM The Reader's Group Book Club  
    Contact: Priscilla Crane   781-848-0405 x 4417   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

This month's book is The DInner by Herman Koch.

Book club books are available at the circulation desk about one month before the meeting date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome!

    Location: Reading Room - Main Level

Thursday July 23, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Summer Classic Film Series  
   

Join us every Thursday morning in July for some classic movies. This series will run every Thursday morning from July 2 to July 30th

Doors open at 10am with free coffee and donuts.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Event: Comic Art Workshop with Veronica & Andy Fish  
   

Veronica and Andy Fish return to the Thayer Public Library to teach their popular Comic Art Workshop for teens ages 12-17. Registration is required and will begin July 1, 2015. 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Thursday July 30, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Summer Classic Film Series  
   

Join us every Thursday morning in July for some classic movies. This series will run every Thursday morning from July 2 to July 30th

Doors open at 10am with free coffee and donuts.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Wednesday August 5, 2015
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Program: Yoga and Henna Tattoo  
   

Teens ages 12-18 are invited to the library for an afternoon of relaxing yoga stretches followed by a henna tattoo art demonstration.

PLEASE NOTE: All teen participants who wish to receive a henna tattoo will need to have a signed permission slip brought the day of the program. Permission forms may be picked up and dropped off at the Reference Desk before the program. Registration required and begins July 1, 2015.

 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Thursday August 6, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Tuesday August 11, 2015
   6:45 PM  -  8:00 PM Second Tuesday Book Club  
    Contact: Priscilla Crane   781-848-0405 ex.4417   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

This month's discussion book is The Last Time They Met by Anita Shreve.

Book club books are available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome!

    Location: Reading Room - Main Level

Wednesday August 12, 2015
   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Brown Bag Book Club  
    Contact: Erin Creighton   781-848-0405 x4430   ecreighton@braintreema.gov
   

Feel free to bring your lunch and join us for a book discussion - Boston Girl by Anita Diamant.   

Book club books are available at the circulation desk about one month before the meeting date and are due back on the day of the discussion. All readers are always welcome.

    Location: Reading Room - Main Level
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Movie Night!  
    Contact: Reference Desk   781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

 Monthly New Release Movie Program
 
Join us for a showing of a newly released movie each month.

The first 100 people will fit in the room.
Titles are announced in the library.
 
Movie ratings will vary. This program is primarily intended for adult audiences.

 
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Thursday August 13, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Monday August 17, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Nonfiction Book Club  
    Contact: Moira Cavanagh   781-848-0405 X4417   mcavanagh@braintreema.gov
   

This month's book is: One summer: America, 1927  by Bill Bryson.

To be discussed in two parts. Part 2: August, September & Epilogue

Book club books will be available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date and are due back on the night of the discussion. All readers are always welcome.

    Location: Conference Room B

Thursday August 20, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Wednesday August 26, 2015
   6:45 PM  -  7:50 PM The Reader's Group Book Club  
    Contact: Priscilla Crane   781-848-0405 x 4417   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

This month's book is The Art of Racing in the WInd by Garth Stein.

Book club books are available at the circulation desk about one month before the meeting date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome!

    Location: Reading Room - Main Level

Thursday August 27, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Thursday September 3, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Monday September 7, 2015
   9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Library Closed  
   

Labor Day


Tuesday September 8, 2015
   7:15 PM  -  8:45 PM Second Tuesday Book Club  
    Contact: Priscilla Crane   781-848-0405 ex.4417   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

This month's discussion book has not yet been chosen.

Book club books are available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome!

    Location: Reading Room - Main Level

Wednesday September 9, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Movie Night!  
    Contact: Reference Desk   781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

 Monthly New Release Movie Program
 
Join us for a showing of a newly released movie each month.

The first 100 people will fit in the room.
Titles are announced in the library.
 
Movie ratings will vary. This program is primarily intended for adult audiences.

 
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Thursday September 10, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Saturday September 12, 2015
   9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Farmer's Market  
   

September is National Library Card signup month.  Stop by the Community Table at the Farmer’s Market to see why your library card is the smartest card in your wallet. 

    Location: Braintree Town Hall

Thursday September 17, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Monday September 21, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Trustee Meeting  
    Contact: Terri Stano     
   

Subcommittees meet at 6:30

Board meeting at 7pm

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Nonfiction Book Club  
    Contact: Moira Cavanagh   781-848-0405 X4417   mcavanagh@braintreema.gov
   

This month's book is: Quiet: The power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking, by Susan Cain.


Book club books will be available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date and are due back on the night of the discussion. All readers are always welcome.

    Location: Conference Room B

Wednesday September 23, 2015
   7:15 PM  -  8:45 PM The Reader's Group Book Club  
    Contact: Priscilla Crane   781-848-0405 x 4417   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

This month's book is In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick.

Book club books are available at the circulation desk about one month before the meeting date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome!

    Location: Reading Room - Main Level

Thursday September 24, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Thursday October 1, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Monday October 5, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM SEPAC  
    Contact: Kristen Zechello   617-922-7142   kristen.zechello@comcast.net
   

Home and Community Suypports.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Thursday October 8, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Monday October 12, 2015
   9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Library Closed  
   

Columbus Day


Tuesday October 13, 2015
   7:15 PM  -  8:45 PM Second Tuesday Book Club  
    Contact: Priscilla Crane   781-848-0405 ex.4417   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

This month's discussion book has not yet been chosen.

Book club books are available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome!

    Location: Reading Room - Main Level

Wednesday October 14, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Movie Night!  
    Contact: Reference Desk   781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

 Monthly New Release Movie Program
 
Join us for a showing of a newly released movie each month.

The first 100 people will fit in the room.
Titles are announced in the library.
 
Movie ratings will vary. This program is primarily intended for adult audiences.

 
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Thursday October 15, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Sunday October 18, 2015
   3:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Friends Concert -- Moby Dick & the Wailers  
   

Friends of Thayer Public Library will host Moby Dick & the Wailers. All are welcome.

Sponsored by BCAM

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Monday October 19, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Trustee Meeting  
   

Subcommittee meet at 6:30

Board meeting at 7pm

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Nonfiction Book Club  
    Contact: Moira Cavanagh   781-848-0405 X4417   mcavanagh@braintreema.gov
   

This month's discussion book is: The Professor and the Madman:  A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester.

Book club books will be available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date and are due back on the night of the discussion. All readers are always welcome.

    Location: Conference Room B

Thursday October 22, 2015
   9:00 AM  -  4:30 PM OCLN David Slater  
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Friday October 23, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  4:30 PM OCLN David Slater  
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Wednesday October 28, 2015
   7:15 PM  -  8:45 PM The Reader's Group Book Club  
    Contact: Priscilla Crane   781-848-0405 x 4417   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

This month's book has not yet been chosen.

Book club books are available at the circulation desk about one month before the meeting date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome!

    Location: Reading Room - Main Level

Thursday October 29, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Thursday November 5, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Tuesday November 10, 2015
   7:15 PM  -  8:45 PM Second Tuesday Book Club  
    Contact: Priscilla Crane   781-848-0405 ex.4417   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

This month's discussion book has not yet been chosen.

Book club books are available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome!

    Location: Reading Room - Main Level

Wednesday November 11, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Movie Night!  
    Contact: Reference Desk   781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

 Monthly New Release Movie Program
 
Join us for a showing of a newly released movie each month.

The first 100 people will fit in the room.
Titles are announced in the library.
 
Movie ratings will vary. This program is primarily intended for adult audiences.

 
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Thursday November 12, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Sunday November 15, 2015
   3:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Friends Concert -- Fred Moyer - Pianist  
   

Friends of Thayer Public Library will host Fred Moyer- Pianist. All are welcome.

Sponsored by BCAM

    Location: Logan Auditorium, upper level

Monday November 16, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Trustee Meeting  
   

Subcommittees meet at 6:30

Board meeting at 7pm

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Nonfiction Book Club  
    Contact: Moira Cavanagh   781-848-0405 X4417   mcavanagh@braintreema.gov
   

This month's discussion book is The truth about the drug companies : how they deceive us and what to do about it, by Marcia Angell.


Book club books will be available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date and are due back on the night of the discussion. All readers are always welcome.

    Location: Conference Room B

Wednesday November 18, 2015
   7:15 PM  -  8:45 PM The Reader's Group Book Club  
    Contact: Priscilla Crane   781-848-0405 x 4417   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

This month's book has not yet been chosen.
The group is meeting one week early this month due to the holiday.
Book club books are available at the circulation desk about one month before the meeting date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome!

    Location: Reading Room - Main Level

Thursday November 19, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Thursday November 26, 2015
   9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Library Closed  
   

Thanksgiving Day


Tuesday December 1, 2015
   4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Teen Book & Movie Club  
   

Teens readers ages 13-17 can join the library's Book & Movie Club. We meet monthly to discuss our favorite books, movies, and other media in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. We also have snacks and select a movie to watch that has been adapted from a teen book. No registration required, but please note that we often watch movies rated PG-13.

    Location: Logan Auditorium, upper level

Thursday December 3, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Tuesday December 8, 2015
   7:15 PM  -  8:45 PM Second Tuesday Book Club  
    Contact: Priscilla Crane   781-848-0405 ex.4417   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

This month's discussion book has not yet been chosen.

Book club books are available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome!

    Location: Reading Room - Main Level

Wednesday December 9, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Movie Night!  
    Contact: Reference Desk   781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

 Monthly New Release Movie Program
 
Join us for a showing of a newly released movie each month.

The first 100 people will fit in the room.
Titles are announced in the library.
 
Movie ratings will vary. This program is primarily intended for adult audiences.

 
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Thursday December 10, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Thursday December 17, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Scrabble  
    Contact: Reference    781-848-0405 x4417   brref@ocln.org
   

Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.

    Location: Lower Level

Monday December 21, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Trustee meeting  
   

Subcommittees meet at 6:30

Board meeting at 7pm

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Friday December 25, 2015
   9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Library Closed  
   

Christmas Day


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