Eldredge Public Library

Chatham, MA


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Friday April 16, 2021
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10:30 AM
Nursery Rhyme Snacktime

Nursery Rhyme Snack Time for Infants to 3 Years with Parents/Caregivers  - Nursery rhymes are bite-sized learning opportunities for young children as they develop language and early literacy skills. Join us as we use a snack break to feed our child’s mind as well as their body through nursery rhymes, songs, and short stories. In just a quick check-in we will build up your nursery rhyme repertoire, share snack ideas, and have lots of silly laughs. A one-time registration is required.

LOCATION: Virtual
There are 5 spaces available.

Nursery Rhyme Snack Time for Infants to 3 Years with Parents/Caregivers  - Nursery rhymes are bite-sized learning opportunities for young children as they develop language and early literacy skills. Join us as we use a snack break to feed our child’s mind as well as their body through nursery rhymes, songs, and short stories. In just a quick check-in we will build up your nursery rhyme repertoire, share snack ideas, and have lots of silly laughs. A one-time registration is required.

LOCATION: Virtual

There are 5 spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Virtual Memoir Group

The Memoir Group is meeting online - space is limited.  Everyone can write about their own experiences, but do you need tips to make them interesting? If you are interesting in joining the memoir group please call John Poignand at 774-810-0610 or by email pooh9137@gmail.com.

 
 
LOCATION: Online

The Memoir Group is meeting online - space is limited.  Everyone can write about their own experiences, but do you need tips to make them interesting? If you are interesting in joining the memoir group please call John Poignand at 774-810-0610 or by email pooh9137@gmail.com.

 
 
LOCATION: Online

Saturday April 17, 2021
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11:00 AM
My F.I.R.S.T. Book Group

My FIRST Book Group for students in grades K -2.  Students and their grown-ups will chat about this month’s featured title in a group setting and participate in a “story stretching” follow-up activity. The EPL will provide books which should be read before we meet. Registration is required to receive Zoom link to join.

LOCATION: Online
The registration period has ended.

My FIRST Book Group for students in grades K -2.  Students and their grown-ups will chat about this month’s featured title in a group setting and participate in a “story stretching” follow-up activity. The EPL will provide books which should be read before we meet. Registration is required to receive Zoom link to join.

LOCATION: Online

The registration period has ended.

Monday April 19, 2021

The Library will be closed for Patriot's Day.  Staff will not be in the building and there will be no curbside pickup.

The Library will be closed for Patriot's Day.  Staff will not be in the building and there will be no curbside pickup.

Tuesday April 20, 2021
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10:30 AM
Strange But True - Sharks

Strange But True - Sharks for children ages 5 and up.  Great White sharks are frequent visitors to our region, but just how much do you really know about these oceanic visitors to Chatham? Do all white sharks look the same? And just how many rows of teeth do they really have? The experts from the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy will join us as we learn strange but true facts about our local sharks. We’ll put our knowledge to good use by decorating our own wooden sharks. Registration is required; craft materials will be provided and available for pickup prior to the program date.

LOCATION: Online
There are 7 spaces available.

Strange But True - Sharks for children ages 5 and up.  Great White sharks are frequent visitors to our region, but just how much do you really know about these oceanic visitors to Chatham? Do all white sharks look the same? And just how many rows of teeth do they really have? The experts from the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy will join us as we learn strange but true facts about our local sharks. We’ll put our knowledge to good use by decorating our own wooden sharks. Registration is required; craft materials will be provided and available for pickup prior to the program date.

LOCATION: Online

There are 7 spaces available.

 
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Chatham Great Books Discussion Group

This discussion group is for people who want to talk about outstanding writings in history, literature, philosophy, politics, science, theology, and other disciplines. Great Books discussion groups use an approach to discussion called Shared Inquiry, which follows a few simple guidelines designed to make a discussion more rewarding by keeping the group’s attention focused firmly on the text and its interpretation.  The group will be meeting virtually on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 3:30-5:00.  For more information and to receive the Zoom link, please contact facilitator Rick Pick at fwchatham@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Online

This discussion group is for people who want to talk about outstanding writings in history, literature, philosophy, politics, science, theology, and other disciplines. Great Books discussion groups use an approach to discussion called Shared Inquiry, which follows a few simple guidelines designed to make a discussion more rewarding by keeping the group’s attention focused firmly on the text and its interpretation.  The group will be meeting virtually on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 3:30-5:00.  For more information and to receive the Zoom link, please contact facilitator Rick Pick at fwchatham@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Online

 
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5:30 PM
Mock Newbery Book Discussion

 Mock Tuesday! For Grades 4 and Up (Newbery), For Grades 7 to Adults (Printz) Mock Tuesday! We’re starting anew! The Mock Newbery begins at 5:30 pm and the Mock Printz begins at 6:30 pm. Grab your dinner and join us! Both discussions follow the award criteria for selecting the most distinguished titles of the year for children and young adults. Participants must register for each mock session and may participate in one or both of these events. For more info email Tammy (tdepasquale@clamsnet.org).

LOCATION: Online

 Mock Tuesday! For Grades 4 and Up (Newbery), For Grades 7 to Adults (Printz) Mock Tuesday! We’re starting anew! The Mock Newbery begins at 5:30 pm and the Mock Printz begins at 6:30 pm. Grab your dinner and join us! Both discussions follow the award criteria for selecting the most distinguished titles of the year for children and young adults. Participants must register for each mock session and may participate in one or both of these events. For more info email Tammy (tdepasquale@clamsnet.org).

LOCATION: Online

 
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6:30 PM
Mock Newbery Book Discussion

Mock Tuesday! For Grades 4 and Up (Newbery), For Grades 7 to Adults (Printz) Mock Tuesday! We’re starting anew! The Mock Newbery begins at 5:30 pm and the Mock Printz begins at 6:30 pm. Grab your dinner and join us! Both discussions follow the award criteria for selecting the most distinguished titles of the year for children and young adults. Participants must register for each mock session and may participate in one or both of these events. For more info email Tammy (tdepasquale@clamsnet.org).

LOCATION: Online

Mock Tuesday! For Grades 4 and Up (Newbery), For Grades 7 to Adults (Printz) Mock Tuesday! We’re starting anew! The Mock Newbery begins at 5:30 pm and the Mock Printz begins at 6:30 pm. Grab your dinner and join us! Both discussions follow the award criteria for selecting the most distinguished titles of the year for children and young adults. Participants must register for each mock session and may participate in one or both of these events. For more info email Tammy (tdepasquale@clamsnet.org).

LOCATION: Online

Wednesday April 21, 2021
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3:00 PM
Creating With Colored Pencils

Creating With Colored Pencils for students in grades 5-12.  Interested in trying colored pencils? Join Jackie Burns from Kreativ for a step by step tutorial, no experience needed. Techniques, tricks, and tips will be provided to create your masterpiece! Registration is required: materials will be provided and must be picked up before the program date. This program is provided by a grant from the Chatham Cultural Council. Registration is required.

LOCATION: Online
The registration period has ended.

Creating With Colored Pencils for students in grades 5-12.  Interested in trying colored pencils? Join Jackie Burns from Kreativ for a step by step tutorial, no experience needed. Techniques, tricks, and tips will be provided to create your masterpiece! Registration is required: materials will be provided and must be picked up before the program date. This program is provided by a grant from the Chatham Cultural Council. Registration is required.

LOCATION: Online

The registration period has ended.

Thursday April 22, 2021
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10:30 AM
Earth Day Art Celebration

Earth Day Art Celebration for students in grades K-4.  It’s Earth Day! Let’s create some art to celebrate the beautiful world around us. Talented artist and educator, Michael Gillane, will lead us through a creative Earth Day art celebration. Mr. Gillane is a multi-media artist and educator who loves working, teaching, and learning with young artists. Materials will be provided and must be picked up before the program date. Registration is required.

LOCATION: Online
There is 1 space available.

Earth Day Art Celebration for students in grades K-4.  It’s Earth Day! Let’s create some art to celebrate the beautiful world around us. Talented artist and educator, Michael Gillane, will lead us through a creative Earth Day art celebration. Mr. Gillane is a multi-media artist and educator who loves working, teaching, and learning with young artists. Materials will be provided and must be picked up before the program date. Registration is required.

LOCATION: Online

There is 1 space available.

Friday April 23, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Virtual Memoir Group

The Memoir Group is meeting online - space is limited.  Everyone can write about their own experiences, but do you need tips to make them interesting? If you are interesting in joining the memoir group please call John Poignand at 774-810-0610 or by email pooh9137@gmail.com.

 
 
LOCATION: Online

The Memoir Group is meeting online - space is limited.  Everyone can write about their own experiences, but do you need tips to make them interesting? If you are interesting in joining the memoir group please call John Poignand at 774-810-0610 or by email pooh9137@gmail.com.

 
 
LOCATION: Online

 
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2:00 PM
Grossology

Grossology for students in grades 2 to 5.  Want to gross out your friends and family with knowledge about barf, blood, blisters, and bugs Do worms, dirt, poop, and fungus sound like something you may need to know more about? If so, you may have what it takes to become a Grossologist! Join us as we run strange experiments, share disgusting facts, and even use our gross science skills to help the Earth! Registration is required.

LOCATION: Online
There are 18 spaces available.

Grossology for students in grades 2 to 5.  Want to gross out your friends and family with knowledge about barf, blood, blisters, and bugs Do worms, dirt, poop, and fungus sound like something you may need to know more about? If so, you may have what it takes to become a Grossologist! Join us as we run strange experiments, share disgusting facts, and even use our gross science skills to help the Earth! Registration is required.

LOCATION: Online

There are 18 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM
First Chapter Friday

First Chapter Friday Grades 3 to 12 and Adults - Looking for a new read? The Youth Services team will be reading the first chapter of new and notable young adult books to whet your appetite for your next literary adventure. First Chapter Friday videos will be posted on our website and social media.

LOCATION: www.eldredgelibrary.og

First Chapter Friday Grades 3 to 12 and Adults - Looking for a new read? The Youth Services team will be reading the first chapter of new and notable young adult books to whet your appetite for your next literary adventure. First Chapter Friday videos will be posted on our website and social media.

LOCATION: www.eldredgelibrary.og

Saturday April 24, 2021
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11:00 AM
Puppets, Paul and Mary

Puppets, Paul and Mary for children ages 2 and up.  Join Mary Wilson of Pitter Patter Puppets, and musician Paul Kehoe for a virtual performance of their new show “Learning Remote.” This prerecorded performance will be posted on our website at 11:00am and will remain available for you to view at your convenience. This program is provided in part by a grant from the Chatham Cultural Council.

LOCATION: Online

Puppets, Paul and Mary for children ages 2 and up.  Join Mary Wilson of Pitter Patter Puppets, and musician Paul Kehoe for a virtual performance of their new show “Learning Remote.” This prerecorded performance will be posted on our website at 11:00am and will remain available for you to view at your convenience. This program is provided in part by a grant from the Chatham Cultural Council.

LOCATION: Online

 
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6:30 PM
Nailed It! Kids vs Grown Ups

Nailed It! Kids vs Grown Ups for students in grades 3 and up, plus adults.  Inspired by the hilarious Netflix baking competition, join us to recreate a Pinterest-worthy dessert! Our virtual edition will not have a single victor, instead kids will compete against adults to see whether youth or experience will come out as the Nailed It! Champion. Registration is required, some materials will be provided and an ingredient and supply list will be provided after registration.

LOCATION: Online
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

Nailed It! Kids vs Grown Ups for students in grades 3 and up, plus adults.  Inspired by the hilarious Netflix baking competition, join us to recreate a Pinterest-worthy dessert! Our virtual edition will not have a single victor, instead kids will compete against adults to see whether youth or experience will come out as the Nailed It! Champion. Registration is required, some materials will be provided and an ingredient and supply list will be provided after registration.

LOCATION: Online

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

Monday April 26, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Virtual Chatham Writers @ 02633

The Chatham Writers group is meeting virtually - space is limited.  The members meet to explore different writing genres. Share your work with the group, and receive guidance and feedback. Each year they publish an anthology of their work.  Members will meet virtually through a Zoom program to share a short fiction piece. Contact John Chamberlain at chamberjh@gmail.com.

LOCATION: Virtual

The Chatham Writers group is meeting virtually - space is limited.  The members meet to explore different writing genres. Share your work with the group, and receive guidance and feedback. Each year they publish an anthology of their work.  Members will meet virtually through a Zoom program to share a short fiction piece. Contact John Chamberlain at chamberjh@gmail.com.

LOCATION: Virtual

 
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12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Radio Storytime

Radio Storytime for Gr. Preschool-2 and the young at heart-  Join Meghan for a half hour radio  program on WOMR 92.1 FM, 91.3 FM, WOMR.org, or the EPL Homespun Fun webpage! Enjoy stories, music, and more from home or wherever your day takes you!

 

LOCATION: On the Radio

Radio Storytime for Gr. Preschool-2 and the young at heart-  Join Meghan for a half hour radio  program on WOMR 92.1 FM, 91.3 FM, WOMR.org, or the EPL Homespun Fun webpage! Enjoy stories, music, and more from home or wherever your day takes you!

 

LOCATION: On the Radio

Tuesday April 27, 2021
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Take and Make Craft Kits

Take and Make Craft Kits for students in grades preschool to grade 2.  Need something to do on Early Release days at school? Reserve a Take and Make kit with easy DIY crafts for children in preschool – grade 2. Pickup at the EPL and make your craft at home. Registration is required to receive your Take & Make Kit.

 
LOCATION: Curbside Pickup
There are 21 spaces available.

Take and Make Craft Kits for students in grades preschool to grade 2.  Need something to do on Early Release days at school? Reserve a Take and Make kit with easy DIY crafts for children in preschool – grade 2. Pickup at the EPL and make your craft at home. Registration is required to receive your Take & Make Kit.

 
LOCATION: Curbside Pickup

There are 21 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM
Friends of the EPL Book Discussion Group

The Friends of the EPL Book Discussion group will meet virtually until further notice.  Please visit our website for their current 2020-2021 book schedule.  If you are interested in joining, please contact Linda Nixon at 945-2094.

LOCATION: Virtual

The Friends of the EPL Book Discussion group will meet virtually until further notice.  Please visit our website for their current 2020-2021 book schedule.  If you are interested in joining, please contact Linda Nixon at 945-2094.

LOCATION: Virtual

Wednesday April 28, 2021
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10:30 AM
Mock Caldecott Book Discussion

Mock Caldecott Book Discussion for Adults - Following the award criteria for selecting the most distinguished picture book titles of the year, this book discussion group asks participants to read and discuss titles on a quest to select the next award winner. This is an ongoing program. Anyone interested in joining should contact Tammy at tdepasquale@clamsnet.org for more information.

LOCATION: Online

Mock Caldecott Book Discussion for Adults - Following the award criteria for selecting the most distinguished picture book titles of the year, this book discussion group asks participants to read and discuss titles on a quest to select the next award winner. This is an ongoing program. Anyone interested in joining should contact Tammy at tdepasquale@clamsnet.org for more information.

LOCATION: Online

Thursday April 29, 2021
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10:30 AM
Ticks: “One Bite Can Change Your Life…”

Ticks: “One Bite Can Change Your Life…” with Entomologist Larry Dapsis from the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension.  

Lyme Disease is the most prevalent tick-borne disease in Massachusetts and is now considered to be a public health crisis. In addition to Lyme, deer ticks can carry the pathogens which cause Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, Relapsing Fever and Powassan virus, all of which can be very serious. This program will review the basic life cycle and ecology of deer, dog and lone star ticks. This will include an exercise in tick identification using temporary tattoos and go over all elements of personal protection.    Join us for this virtual program that includes a Q&A session with Larry Dapsis.

LOCATION: Virtual
There are 63 spaces available.

Ticks: “One Bite Can Change Your Life…” with Entomologist Larry Dapsis from the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension.  

Lyme Disease is the most prevalent tick-borne disease in Massachusetts and is now considered to be a public health crisis. In addition to Lyme, deer ticks can carry the pathogens which cause Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, Relapsing Fever and Powassan virus, all of which can be very serious. This program will review the basic life cycle and ecology of deer, dog and lone star ticks. This will include an exercise in tick identification using temporary tattoos and go over all elements of personal protection.    Join us for this virtual program that includes a Q&A session with Larry Dapsis.

LOCATION: Virtual

There are 63 spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM
Storytime Zoom

Storytime Zoom for Ages 3-5 - Enjoy stories, songs, movement, and more with Meghan as we Zoom through fun activities to build literacy skills. A one-time registration is required to receive a Zoom link to join

LOCATION: Online
There are 11 spaces available.

Storytime Zoom for Ages 3-5 - Enjoy stories, songs, movement, and more with Meghan as we Zoom through fun activities to build literacy skills. A one-time registration is required to receive a Zoom link to join

LOCATION: Online

There are 11 spaces available.

Friday April 30, 2021
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10:30 AM
Nursery Rhyme Snacktime

Nursery Rhyme Snack Time for Infants to 3 Years with Parents/Caregivers  - Nursery rhymes are bite-sized learning opportunities for young children as they develop language and early literacy skills. Join us as we use a snack break to feed our child’s mind as well as their body through nursery rhymes, songs, and short stories. In just a quick check-in we will build up your nursery rhyme repertoire, share snack ideas, and have lots of silly laughs. A one-time registration is required.

LOCATION: Virtual
There are 5 spaces available.

Nursery Rhyme Snack Time for Infants to 3 Years with Parents/Caregivers  - Nursery rhymes are bite-sized learning opportunities for young children as they develop language and early literacy skills. Join us as we use a snack break to feed our child’s mind as well as their body through nursery rhymes, songs, and short stories. In just a quick check-in we will build up your nursery rhyme repertoire, share snack ideas, and have lots of silly laughs. A one-time registration is required.

LOCATION: Virtual

There are 5 spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Virtual Memoir Group

The Memoir Group is meeting online - space is limited.  Everyone can write about their own experiences, but do you need tips to make them interesting? If you are interesting in joining the memoir group please call John Poignand at 774-810-0610 or by email pooh9137@gmail.com.

 
 
LOCATION: Online

The Memoir Group is meeting online - space is limited.  Everyone can write about their own experiences, but do you need tips to make them interesting? If you are interesting in joining the memoir group please call John Poignand at 774-810-0610 or by email pooh9137@gmail.com.

 
 
LOCATION: Online

Saturday May 1, 2021
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3:00 PM
Virtual Book to Film Discussion Group

We are taking this discussion group online via Zoom.  Are you interested in joining our Book to Film Discussion Group?  Contact your host Tammy DePasquale at tdepasquale@clamsnet.org for more information about the group, the titles and how to connect through Zoom.

 

LOCATION: Virtual

We are taking this discussion group online via Zoom.  Are you interested in joining our Book to Film Discussion Group?  Contact your host Tammy DePasquale at tdepasquale@clamsnet.org for more information about the group, the titles and how to connect through Zoom.

 

LOCATION: Virtual

Monday May 3, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Virtual Chatham Writers @ 02633

The Chatham Writers group is meeting virtually - space is limited.  The members meet to explore different writing genres. Share your work with the group, and receive guidance and feedback. Each year they publish an anthology of their work.  Members will meet virtually through a Zoom program to share a short fiction piece. Contact John Chamberlain at chamberjh@gmail.com.

LOCATION: Virtual

The Chatham Writers group is meeting virtually - space is limited.  The members meet to explore different writing genres. Share your work with the group, and receive guidance and feedback. Each year they publish an anthology of their work.  Members will meet virtually through a Zoom program to share a short fiction piece. Contact John Chamberlain at chamberjh@gmail.com.

LOCATION: Virtual

Tuesday May 4, 2021
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Reading in the Kitchen Cookbook Group

For the foreseeable future we will be meeting via Zoom.  Please contact Lorna Dzialo (ldzialo@clamsnet.org) to register.

LOCATION: Virtual

For the foreseeable future we will be meeting via Zoom.  Please contact Lorna Dzialo (ldzialo@clamsnet.org) to register.

LOCATION: Virtual

Thursday May 6, 2021
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10:30 AM
The Garden Tourist

The Garden Tourist with Jana Milbocker.  Do you enjoy beautiful gardens? In this armchair tour of some the best public gardens and hidden gems of the Northeast you will learn about each garden’s history, horticultural highlights and special events that will inspire you to plan your own visit!  This program will be presented virtually via Zoom.  Registration is required.

Speaker Jana Milbocker is a garden designer, speaker, and author. She combines horticulture, design, and travel tips to educate, inspire and delight both new and seasoned gardeners. Jana loves to visit gardens and historic sites in the U.S. and abroad, and share her trips through her books, photos and blog. She published The Garden Tourist: 120 Destination Gardens and Nurseries in the Northeast in 2018, and The Garden Tourist’s New England in 2020. She has lectured at flower shows in Mass., Conn., Maine, New York and New Jersey, as well as a multitude of horticultural societies, garden clubs, and libraries in the Northeast. She is owner of Enchanted Gardens, a landscape design firm in the Boston area. (EnchantedGardensDesign.com.) She is past president of the Holliston Garden Club, and active in the Garden Club Federation of Mass., Massachusetts Horticultural Society, and GardenComm International.

LOCATION: Virtual
There are 46 spaces available.

The Garden Tourist with Jana Milbocker.  Do you enjoy beautiful gardens? In this armchair tour of some the best public gardens and hidden gems of the Northeast you will learn about each garden’s history, horticultural highlights and special events that will inspire you to plan your own visit!  This program will be presented virtually via Zoom.  Registration is required.

Speaker Jana Milbocker is a garden designer, speaker, and author. She combines horticulture, design, and travel tips to educate, inspire and delight both new and seasoned gardeners. Jana loves to visit gardens and historic sites in the U.S. and abroad, and share her trips through her books, photos and blog. She published The Garden Tourist: 120 Destination Gardens and Nurseries in the Northeast in 2018, and The Garden Tourist’s New England in 2020. She has lectured at flower shows in Mass., Conn., Maine, New York and New Jersey, as well as a multitude of horticultural societies, garden clubs, and libraries in the Northeast. She is owner of Enchanted Gardens, a landscape design firm in the Boston area. (EnchantedGardensDesign.com.) She is past president of the Holliston Garden Club, and active in the Garden Club Federation of Mass., Massachusetts Horticultural Society, and GardenComm International.

LOCATION: Virtual

There are 46 spaces available.

Friday May 7, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Virtual Memoir Group

The Memoir Group is meeting online - space is limited.  Everyone can write about their own experiences, but do you need tips to make them interesting? If you are interesting in joining the memoir group please call John Poignand at 774-810-0610 or by email pooh9137@gmail.com.

 
 
LOCATION: Online

The Memoir Group is meeting online - space is limited.  Everyone can write about their own experiences, but do you need tips to make them interesting? If you are interesting in joining the memoir group please call John Poignand at 774-810-0610 or by email pooh9137@gmail.com.

 
 
LOCATION: Online

Monday May 10, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Virtual Chatham Writers @ 02633

The Chatham Writers group is meeting virtually - space is limited.  The members meet to explore different writing genres. Share your work with the group, and receive guidance and feedback. Each year they publish an anthology of their work.  Members will meet virtually through a Zoom program to share a short fiction piece. Contact John Chamberlain at chamberjh@gmail.com.

LOCATION: Virtual

The Chatham Writers group is meeting virtually - space is limited.  The members meet to explore different writing genres. Share your work with the group, and receive guidance and feedback. Each year they publish an anthology of their work.  Members will meet virtually through a Zoom program to share a short fiction piece. Contact John Chamberlain at chamberjh@gmail.com.

LOCATION: Virtual

Wednesday May 12, 2021
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2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Chatham Harwich Newcomers Current Events Discussion Group
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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7:00 PM
Portland Gale on Cape Cod

On Thanksgiving Weekend of 1898, the S.S. Portland, known as the "Titanic of New England," disappeared off the coast of Cape Cod during a raging blizzard, claiming 192 lives. Learn about this historic event, forever known as the "Portland Gale," which also caused dozens of shipwrecks in a 24-hour period, and bodies and debris washing ashore on Cape Cod's Outer Beach for weeks, making it the worst storm and life loss in the annals of Massachusetts and Cape Cod’s long maritime history.

Cape Cod storyteller Don Wilding is an award-winning writer and editor for Massachusetts newspapers for 35 years, Don pens the popular “Shore Lore” history column for the Cape Codder newspaper of Orleans, and is the author of three books, Henry Beston’s Cape Cod: How ‘The Outermost House’ Inspired a National Seashore, A Brief History of Eastham: On the Outer Beach of Cape Cod, and the upcoming Shipwrecks of Cape Cod: Stories of Triumph & Tragedy

LOCATION: Virtual
There are 62 spaces available.

On Thanksgiving Weekend of 1898, the S.S. Portland, known as the "Titanic of New England," disappeared off the coast of Cape Cod during a raging blizzard, claiming 192 lives. Learn about this historic event, forever known as the "Portland Gale," which also caused dozens of shipwrecks in a 24-hour period, and bodies and debris washing ashore on Cape Cod's Outer Beach for weeks, making it the worst storm and life loss in the annals of Massachusetts and Cape Cod’s long maritime history.

Cape Cod storyteller Don Wilding is an award-winning writer and editor for Massachusetts newspapers for 35 years, Don pens the popular “Shore Lore” history column for the Cape Codder newspaper of Orleans, and is the author of three books, Henry Beston’s Cape Cod: How ‘The Outermost House’ Inspired a National Seashore, A Brief History of Eastham: On the Outer Beach of Cape Cod, and the upcoming Shipwrecks of Cape Cod: Stories of Triumph & Tragedy

LOCATION: Virtual

There are 62 spaces available.

Thursday May 13, 2021
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10:30 AM
Virtual: Getting Started with Libby

Getting Started with Libby - Learn how to download ebooks and audiobooks through the Libby app by Overdrive.   Join Amy Andreasson through a Zoom program as she will show you how to download items and answer your Libby questions.  Registration is required so we can get you connected through Zoom.

LOCATION: Virtual
There are 4 spaces available.

Getting Started with Libby - Learn how to download ebooks and audiobooks through the Libby app by Overdrive.   Join Amy Andreasson through a Zoom program as she will show you how to download items and answer your Libby questions.  Registration is required so we can get you connected through Zoom.

LOCATION: Virtual

There are 4 spaces available.

Friday May 14, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Virtual Memoir Group

The Memoir Group is meeting online - space is limited.  Everyone can write about their own experiences, but do you need tips to make them interesting? If you are interesting in joining the memoir group please call John Poignand at 774-810-0610 or by email pooh9137@gmail.com.

 
 
LOCATION: Online

The Memoir Group is meeting online - space is limited.  Everyone can write about their own experiences, but do you need tips to make them interesting? If you are interesting in joining the memoir group please call John Poignand at 774-810-0610 or by email pooh9137@gmail.com.

 
 
LOCATION: Online

Monday May 17, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Virtual Chatham Writers @ 02633

The Chatham Writers group is meeting virtually - space is limited.  The members meet to explore different writing genres. Share your work with the group, and receive guidance and feedback. Each year they publish an anthology of their work.  Members will meet virtually through a Zoom program to share a short fiction piece. Contact John Chamberlain at chamberjh@gmail.com.

LOCATION: Virtual

The Chatham Writers group is meeting virtually - space is limited.  The members meet to explore different writing genres. Share your work with the group, and receive guidance and feedback. Each year they publish an anthology of their work.  Members will meet virtually through a Zoom program to share a short fiction piece. Contact John Chamberlain at chamberjh@gmail.com.

LOCATION: Virtual

Tuesday May 18, 2021
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Chatham Great Books Discussion Group

This discussion group is for people who want to talk about outstanding writings in history, literature, philosophy, politics, science, theology, and other disciplines. Great Books discussion groups use an approach to discussion called Shared Inquiry, which follows a few simple guidelines designed to make a discussion more rewarding by keeping the group’s attention focused firmly on the text and its interpretation.  The group will be meeting virtually on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 3:30-5:00.  For more information and to receive the Zoom link, please contact facilitator Rick Pick at fwchatham@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Online

This discussion group is for people who want to talk about outstanding writings in history, literature, philosophy, politics, science, theology, and other disciplines. Great Books discussion groups use an approach to discussion called Shared Inquiry, which follows a few simple guidelines designed to make a discussion more rewarding by keeping the group’s attention focused firmly on the text and its interpretation.  The group will be meeting virtually on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 3:30-5:00.  For more information and to receive the Zoom link, please contact facilitator Rick Pick at fwchatham@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Online

Wednesday May 19, 2021
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7:00 PM
Evanston's Living History Discussion

Watch the documentary Evanston's Living History on DVD, available through CLAMS, or online for free through Kanopy, then join us for a presentation and discussion with filmmaker Craig Dudnick.    Evanston's Living History is the story of a community's struggle for justice; with roots extending to the town of Abbeville, South Carolina and the horrific lynching of one of its prominent citizens,  Anthony Crawford.  Follow the lives of Crawford's descendnants and their allies as they fight for the passage of United States Senate Resolution 39, which apologized for the failure of the Senate to enact anti-lynching legislation.  Learn about Evanston's greatest generation and their courageous fight to free Evanston from the bondage of racial discrimination.  Craig will talk about the making of the documentary followed by a Q&A/discussion period.  Craig Dudnick, founder of Imagine Video Productions, was at the EPL in 2018 when he screened and discussed Alice's Ordinary People, also available through CLAMSRegistration for this Zoom program is required.

LOCATION: Virtual
There are 100 spaces available.

Watch the documentary Evanston's Living History on DVD, available through CLAMS, or online for free through Kanopy, then join us for a presentation and discussion with filmmaker Craig Dudnick.    Evanston's Living History is the story of a community's struggle for justice; with roots extending to the town of Abbeville, South Carolina and the horrific lynching of one of its prominent citizens,  Anthony Crawford.  Follow the lives of Crawford's descendnants and their allies as they fight for the passage of United States Senate Resolution 39, which apologized for the failure of the Senate to enact anti-lynching legislation.  Learn about Evanston's greatest generation and their courageous fight to free Evanston from the bondage of racial discrimination.  Craig will talk about the making of the documentary followed by a Q&A/discussion period.  Craig Dudnick, founder of Imagine Video Productions, was at the EPL in 2018 when he screened and discussed Alice's Ordinary People, also available through CLAMSRegistration for this Zoom program is required.

LOCATION: Virtual

There are 100 spaces available.

Thursday May 20, 2021
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5:00 PM
The Life and Music of George Gershwin, an American Genius

The Life and Music of George Gershwin, an American Genius with John Whelan.   A look at the remarkable life of George Gershwin and the music he created.  From "Rhapsody in Blue" to "An American in Paris" to "Porgy and Bess" and his many popular songs, Gershwin wrote music for the ages. His songs makes up a significant part of what is known as The Great American Songbook.  Gershwin is an all-time favorite of classical and jazz musicians.  His premature death at 38 deprived the world of one of its great composers.  An EPL 125th anniversary event.

 

 
LOCATION: Virtual
There are 77 spaces available.

The Life and Music of George Gershwin, an American Genius with John Whelan.   A look at the remarkable life of George Gershwin and the music he created.  From "Rhapsody in Blue" to "An American in Paris" to "Porgy and Bess" and his many popular songs, Gershwin wrote music for the ages. His songs makes up a significant part of what is known as The Great American Songbook.  Gershwin is an all-time favorite of classical and jazz musicians.  His premature death at 38 deprived the world of one of its great composers.  An EPL 125th anniversary event.

 

 
LOCATION: Virtual

There are 77 spaces available.

Friday May 21, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Virtual Memoir Group

The Memoir Group is meeting online - space is limited.  Everyone can write about their own experiences, but do you need tips to make them interesting? If you are interesting in joining the memoir group please call John Poignand at 774-810-0610 or by email pooh9137@gmail.com.

 
 
LOCATION: Online

The Memoir Group is meeting online - space is limited.  Everyone can write about their own experiences, but do you need tips to make them interesting? If you are interesting in joining the memoir group please call John Poignand at 774-810-0610 or by email pooh9137@gmail.com.

 
 
LOCATION: Online

Monday May 24, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Virtual Chatham Writers @ 02633

The Chatham Writers group is meeting virtually - space is limited.  The members meet to explore different writing genres. Share your work with the group, and receive guidance and feedback. Each year they publish an anthology of their work.  Members will meet virtually through a Zoom program to share a short fiction piece. Contact John Chamberlain at chamberjh@gmail.com.

LOCATION: Virtual

The Chatham Writers group is meeting virtually - space is limited.  The members meet to explore different writing genres. Share your work with the group, and receive guidance and feedback. Each year they publish an anthology of their work.  Members will meet virtually through a Zoom program to share a short fiction piece. Contact John Chamberlain at chamberjh@gmail.com.

LOCATION: Virtual

Tuesday May 25, 2021
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4:00 PM
Friends of the EPL Book Discussion Group

The Friends of the EPL Book Discussion group will meet virtually until further notice.  Please visit our website for their current 2020-2021 book schedule.  If you are interested in joining, please contact Linda Nixon at 945-2094.

LOCATION: Virtual

The Friends of the EPL Book Discussion group will meet virtually until further notice.  Please visit our website for their current 2020-2021 book schedule.  If you are interested in joining, please contact Linda Nixon at 945-2094.

LOCATION: Virtual

Thursday May 27, 2021
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7:00 PM
Nickerson Archeological Dig with Craig Chartier

Archaeologist Craig Chartier of the Plymouth Archaeological Rediscovery Project will offer updates and insights into the Nickerson Family Association excavation project which has revealed William and Anne Nickerson's c.1664 homestead and its outbuildings as well as many fascinating artifacts that have given a window into the Nickersons' lives as pioneers in what became Chatham. Craig will talk about the final two-month dig of 2019 and also what he hopes to accomplish through the laboratory tests for which NFA have applied for a $31,000 CPA grant. The tests will reveal information on the local flora and tell us more about the entire environment that the Nickerson’s lived in. During the 2019 season the team learned more about William Nickerson's rare blacksmithing operation as well as finished delineating the house and palisade.  Registration is required. Program will be via Zoom.

LOCATION: Virtual
There are 79 spaces available.

Archaeologist Craig Chartier of the Plymouth Archaeological Rediscovery Project will offer updates and insights into the Nickerson Family Association excavation project which has revealed William and Anne Nickerson's c.1664 homestead and its outbuildings as well as many fascinating artifacts that have given a window into the Nickersons' lives as pioneers in what became Chatham. Craig will talk about the final two-month dig of 2019 and also what he hopes to accomplish through the laboratory tests for which NFA have applied for a $31,000 CPA grant. The tests will reveal information on the local flora and tell us more about the entire environment that the Nickerson’s lived in. During the 2019 season the team learned more about William Nickerson's rare blacksmithing operation as well as finished delineating the house and palisade.  Registration is required. Program will be via Zoom.

LOCATION: Virtual

There are 79 spaces available.

Friday May 28, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Virtual Memoir Group

The Memoir Group is meeting online - space is limited.  Everyone can write about their own experiences, but do you need tips to make them interesting? If you are interesting in joining the memoir group please call John Poignand at 774-810-0610 or by email pooh9137@gmail.com.

 
 
LOCATION: Online

The Memoir Group is meeting online - space is limited.  Everyone can write about their own experiences, but do you need tips to make them interesting? If you are interesting in joining the memoir group please call John Poignand at 774-810-0610 or by email pooh9137@gmail.com.

 
 
LOCATION: Online

Tuesday June 1, 2021
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Reading in the Kitchen Cookbook Group

For the foreseeable future we will be meeting via Zoom.  Please contact Lorna Dzialo (ldzialo@clamsnet.org) to register.

LOCATION: Virtual

For the foreseeable future we will be meeting via Zoom.  Please contact Lorna Dzialo (ldzialo@clamsnet.org) to register.

LOCATION: Virtual

Thursday June 3, 2021
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2:00 PM
Author Nancy Thayer

We are excited to welcome back New York Times bestselling author Nancy Thayer who will speak about her new book, Family Reunion.  In this latest book, a grandmother-granddaughter duo are eager to spend their summer together on peaceful Nantucket, but the season that unfolds breings about unforgettable surprises in this magical, multigenerational novel.

Nancy Thayer is the author of thirty-one novels, including Summer HouseThe Hot Flash ClubBeachcombers, Island GirlsThe Guest Cottage, The Island House, and Secrets in Summer.  Her books concern the mysteries and romance of families and relationships: marriage and friendships, divorce and love, custody and step parenting, family secrets and private self-affirmation, the quest for independence and the normal human hunger for personal connections.  Nancy lives on Nantucket.

LOCATION: Virtual
There are 85 spaces available.

We are excited to welcome back New York Times bestselling author Nancy Thayer who will speak about her new book, Family Reunion.  In this latest book, a grandmother-granddaughter duo are eager to spend their summer together on peaceful Nantucket, but the season that unfolds breings about unforgettable surprises in this magical, multigenerational novel.

Nancy Thayer is the author of thirty-one novels, including Summer HouseThe Hot Flash ClubBeachcombers, Island GirlsThe Guest Cottage, The Island House, and Secrets in Summer.  Her books concern the mysteries and romance of families and relationships: marriage and friendships, divorce and love, custody and step parenting, family secrets and private self-affirmation, the quest for independence and the normal human hunger for personal connections.  Nancy lives on Nantucket.

LOCATION: Virtual

There are 85 spaces available.

Friday June 4, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Virtual Memoir Group

The Memoir Group is meeting online - space is limited.  Everyone can write about their own experiences, but do you need tips to make them interesting? If you are interesting in joining the memoir group please call John Poignand at 774-810-0610 or by email pooh9137@gmail.com.

 
 
LOCATION: Online

The Memoir Group is meeting online - space is limited.  Everyone can write about their own experiences, but do you need tips to make them interesting? If you are interesting in joining the memoir group please call John Poignand at 774-810-0610 or by email pooh9137@gmail.com.

 
 
LOCATION: Online

Saturday June 5, 2021
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3:00 PM
Virtual Book to Film Discussion Group

We are taking this discussion group online via Zoom.  Are you interested in joining our Book to Film Discussion Group?  Contact your host Tammy DePasquale at tdepasquale@clamsnet.org for more information about the group, the titles and how to connect through Zoom.

 

LOCATION: Virtual

We are taking this discussion group online via Zoom.  Are you interested in joining our Book to Film Discussion Group?  Contact your host Tammy DePasquale at tdepasquale@clamsnet.org for more information about the group, the titles and how to connect through Zoom.

 

LOCATION: Virtual

Monday June 7, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Virtual Chatham Writers @ 02633

The Chatham Writers group is meeting virtually - space is limited.  The members meet to explore different writing genres. Share your work with the group, and receive guidance and feedback. Each year they publish an anthology of their work.  Members will meet virtually through a Zoom program to share a short fiction piece. Contact John Chamberlain at chamberjh@gmail.com.

LOCATION: Virtual

The Chatham Writers group is meeting virtually - space is limited.  The members meet to explore different writing genres. Share your work with the group, and receive guidance and feedback. Each year they publish an anthology of their work.  Members will meet virtually through a Zoom program to share a short fiction piece. Contact John Chamberlain at chamberjh@gmail.com.

LOCATION: Virtual

Wednesday June 9, 2021
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2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Chatham Harwich Newcomers Current Events Discussion Group
LOCATION: Virtual
Thursday June 10, 2021
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7:00 PM
Barrier Beaches Under Stress

Barrier Beaches Under Stress with Bill Sargent, This talk will look at recent changes to Chatham's North Beach and the North Shore's Plum Island because of sea level rise. Bill Sargent is a NOVA consultant and author of 27 books about science and the environment. He is recipient of the Boston Globe’s Kinship award and wrote the acclaimed book, Crab Wars: A tale of Horseshoe Crabs, Bioterrorism and Human Health and Sea Level Rising: The Chatham Story.  Registration is required for this virtual program

LOCATION: Virtual

Barrier Beaches Under Stress with Bill Sargent, This talk will look at recent changes to Chatham's North Beach and the North Shore's Plum Island because of sea level rise. Bill Sargent is a NOVA consultant and author of 27 books about science and the environment. He is recipient of the Boston Globe’s Kinship award and wrote the acclaimed book, Crab Wars: A tale of Horseshoe Crabs, Bioterrorism and Human Health and Sea Level Rising: The Chatham Story.  Registration is required for this virtual program

LOCATION: Virtual

Friday June 11, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Virtual Memoir Group

The Memoir Group is meeting online - space is limited.  Everyone can write about their own experiences, but do you need tips to make them interesting? If you are interesting in joining the memoir group please call John Poignand at 774-810-0610 or by email pooh9137@gmail.com.

 
 
LOCATION: Online

The Memoir Group is meeting online - space is limited.  Everyone can write about their own experiences, but do you need tips to make them interesting? If you are interesting in joining the memoir group please call John Poignand at 774-810-0610 or by email pooh9137@gmail.com.

 
 
LOCATION: Online

Monday June 14, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Virtual Chatham Writers @ 02633

The Chatham Writers group is meeting virtually - space is limited.  The members meet to explore different writing genres. Share your work with the group, and receive guidance and feedback. Each year they publish an anthology of their work.  Members will meet virtually through a Zoom program to share a short fiction piece. Contact John Chamberlain at chamberjh@gmail.com.

LOCATION: Virtual

The Chatham Writers group is meeting virtually - space is limited.  The members meet to explore different writing genres. Share your work with the group, and receive guidance and feedback. Each year they publish an anthology of their work.  Members will meet virtually through a Zoom program to share a short fiction piece. Contact John Chamberlain at chamberjh@gmail.com.

LOCATION: Virtual

Tuesday June 15, 2021
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Chatham Great Books Discussion Group

This discussion group is for people who want to talk about outstanding writings in history, literature, philosophy, politics, science, theology, and other disciplines. Great Books discussion groups use an approach to discussion called Shared Inquiry, which follows a few simple guidelines designed to make a discussion more rewarding by keeping the group’s attention focused firmly on the text and its interpretation.  The group will be meeting virtually on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 3:30-5:00.  For more information and to receive the Zoom link, please contact facilitator Rick Pick at fwchatham@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Online

This discussion group is for people who want to talk about outstanding writings in history, literature, philosophy, politics, science, theology, and other disciplines. Great Books discussion groups use an approach to discussion called Shared Inquiry, which follows a few simple guidelines designed to make a discussion more rewarding by keeping the group’s attention focused firmly on the text and its interpretation.  The group will be meeting virtually on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 3:30-5:00.  For more information and to receive the Zoom link, please contact facilitator Rick Pick at fwchatham@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Online

Friday June 18, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Virtual Memoir Group

The Memoir Group is meeting online - space is limited.  Everyone can write about their own experiences, but do you need tips to make them interesting? If you are interesting in joining the memoir group please call John Poignand at 774-810-0610 or by email pooh9137@gmail.com.

 
 
LOCATION: Online

The Memoir Group is meeting online - space is limited.  Everyone can write about their own experiences, but do you need tips to make them interesting? If you are interesting in joining the memoir group please call John Poignand at 774-810-0610 or by email pooh9137@gmail.com.

 
 
LOCATION: Online

Monday June 21, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Virtual Chatham Writers @ 02633

The Chatham Writers group is meeting virtually - space is limited.  The members meet to explore different writing genres. Share your work with the group, and receive guidance and feedback. Each year they publish an anthology of their work.  Members will meet virtually through a Zoom program to share a short fiction piece. Contact John Chamberlain at chamberjh@gmail.com.

LOCATION: Virtual

The Chatham Writers group is meeting virtually - space is limited.  The members meet to explore different writing genres. Share your work with the group, and receive guidance and feedback. Each year they publish an anthology of their work.  Members will meet virtually through a Zoom program to share a short fiction piece. Contact John Chamberlain at chamberjh@gmail.com.

LOCATION: Virtual

 
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7:00 PM
The Ultimate Presentation for Red Sox Nation

Take a fun and enlightening journey through Boston Red Sox history with the author of the Ultimate Boston Red Sox Time Machine Book, Martin Gitlin. This presentation features videos of the greatest and most fascinating players, teams, events and moments in franchise history. The program also includes trivia questions for patrons to ponder and covers Sox history from the Royal Rooters, who launched Red Sox Nation, all the way to the four World Series championships and beyond. It will conclude with a question-and-answer period. Registration is required for this zoom presentation.

LOCATION: Virtual
There are 95 spaces available.

Take a fun and enlightening journey through Boston Red Sox history with the author of the Ultimate Boston Red Sox Time Machine Book, Martin Gitlin. This presentation features videos of the greatest and most fascinating players, teams, events and moments in franchise history. The program also includes trivia questions for patrons to ponder and covers Sox history from the Royal Rooters, who launched Red Sox Nation, all the way to the four World Series championships and beyond. It will conclude with a question-and-answer period. Registration is required for this zoom presentation.

LOCATION: Virtual

There are 95 spaces available.

Thursday June 24, 2021
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5:00 PM
Rare Book Expert & Antiques Roadshow Appraiser Kenneth Gloss

Kenneth Gloss, proprietor of the internationally known Brattle Book Shop in Boston’s Downtown Crossing section, will give a virtual presentation via Zoom to discuss the value of old and rare books. Ken, who is also a frequent guest appraiser on PBS’ Antiques Roadshow, will also talk about the history of his historic bookshop (www.brattlebookshop.com), which goes back to circa 1825. He is a second-generation owner. Ken will talk about and show some of his favorite finds and describe some of the joys of the "hunt," as well as explain what makes a book go up in value. He has many fascinating anecdotes to share as well as guidelines for what to look for when starting a collection. His talk will be followed by a Q&A session and Ken will give free verbal appraisals of books participants have on hand or will do so at his shop in Boston at a later scheduled date. If you are interested in getting a book appraised, please contact amyandreasson@clamsnet.org BEFORE June 18.

The Brattle Book Shop is one of America’s oldest and largest antiquarian bookstores. Among the many organizations in which Kenneth Gloss is a member are the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America, the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers, the New England Antiquarian Booksellers of America, the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Antiquarian Booksellers Association, the Committee for the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair and the Boston Society.

LOCATION: Virtual
There are 89 spaces available.

Kenneth Gloss, proprietor of the internationally known Brattle Book Shop in Boston’s Downtown Crossing section, will give a virtual presentation via Zoom to discuss the value of old and rare books. Ken, who is also a frequent guest appraiser on PBS’ Antiques Roadshow, will also talk about the history of his historic bookshop (www.brattlebookshop.com), which goes back to circa 1825. He is a second-generation owner. Ken will talk about and show some of his favorite finds and describe some of the joys of the "hunt," as well as explain what makes a book go up in value. He has many fascinating anecdotes to share as well as guidelines for what to look for when starting a collection. His talk will be followed by a Q&A session and Ken will give free verbal appraisals of books participants have on hand or will do so at his shop in Boston at a later scheduled date. If you are interested in getting a book appraised, please contact amyandreasson@clamsnet.org BEFORE June 18.

The Brattle Book Shop is one of America’s oldest and largest antiquarian bookstores. Among the many organizations in which Kenneth Gloss is a member are the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America, the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers, the New England Antiquarian Booksellers of America, the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Antiquarian Booksellers Association, the Committee for the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair and the Boston Society.

LOCATION: Virtual

There are 89 spaces available.

Friday June 25, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Virtual Memoir Group

The Memoir Group is meeting online - space is limited.  Everyone can write about their own experiences, but do you need tips to make them interesting? If you are interesting in joining the memoir group please call John Poignand at 774-810-0610 or by email pooh9137@gmail.com.

 
 
LOCATION: Online

The Memoir Group is meeting online - space is limited.  Everyone can write about their own experiences, but do you need tips to make them interesting? If you are interesting in joining the memoir group please call John Poignand at 774-810-0610 or by email pooh9137@gmail.com.

 
 
LOCATION: Online

Monday June 28, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Virtual Chatham Writers @ 02633

The Chatham Writers group is meeting virtually - space is limited.  The members meet to explore different writing genres. Share your work with the group, and receive guidance and feedback. Each year they publish an anthology of their work.  Members will meet virtually through a Zoom program to share a short fiction piece. Contact John Chamberlain at chamberjh@gmail.com.

LOCATION: Virtual

The Chatham Writers group is meeting virtually - space is limited.  The members meet to explore different writing genres. Share your work with the group, and receive guidance and feedback. Each year they publish an anthology of their work.  Members will meet virtually through a Zoom program to share a short fiction piece. Contact John Chamberlain at chamberjh@gmail.com.

LOCATION: Virtual

Thursday July 15, 2021
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7:00 PM
Awareness Inspires Conservation

This program provides an overview of the work of the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy.  The lecture covers a wide range of topics - from public perception of sharks to the role of sharks in our marine ecosystem.  The ongoing white shark research taking place off the coast of Cape Cod is explained in detail.  As well as how that research is connected to white shark conservation.  The program wraps up with a discussion on how the presence of white sharks close to shore has specifically affected the Cape community.

Presenter Kristen Kibblehouse works as the Community Engagement Manager for the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy and has been with the organization since 2016. Kristen attended Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina, where she studied marine science and aided in her university's shark research program. Kristen moved to Massachusetts in 2016 for an internship with Dr. Greg Skomal. Since then, she has been involved in education, outreach, and research related to the white shark research being conducted off of Cape Cod

LOCATION: Virtual
There are 100 spaces available.

This program provides an overview of the work of the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy.  The lecture covers a wide range of topics - from public perception of sharks to the role of sharks in our marine ecosystem.  The ongoing white shark research taking place off the coast of Cape Cod is explained in detail.  As well as how that research is connected to white shark conservation.  The program wraps up with a discussion on how the presence of white sharks close to shore has specifically affected the Cape community.

Presenter Kristen Kibblehouse works as the Community Engagement Manager for the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy and has been with the organization since 2016. Kristen attended Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina, where she studied marine science and aided in her university's shark research program. Kristen moved to Massachusetts in 2016 for an internship with Dr. Greg Skomal. Since then, she has been involved in education, outreach, and research related to the white shark research being conducted off of Cape Cod

LOCATION: Virtual

There are 100 spaces available.

Wednesday August 18, 2021
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7:00 PM
Author Lisa Wingate

Lisa Wingate, the  New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were Yours, will join us virtually to talk about her new historical novel, The Book of Lost Friends.  This novel is the dramatic story of three young women searching for family amid the destruction of the post–Civil War South, and of a modern-day teacher who learns of their story and its vital connection to her students’ lives.  Lisa brings to life startling stories from actual “Lost Friends” advertisements that appeared in Southern newspapers after the Civil War, as newly freed slaves desperately searched for loved ones who had been sold away.

Lisa Wingate is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of over thirty novels, including the instant NYT bestseller The Book of Lost Friends and Before We Were Yours, which remained on the NYT list for over two years and has sold over three million copies. She is a Goodreads Choice award winner for historical fiction and a Southern Book Prize winner. She lives with her husband in Texas.  This program will be held over Zoom.  Registration is required.

LOCATION: Virtual
There are 100 spaces available.

Lisa Wingate, the  New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were Yours, will join us virtually to talk about her new historical novel, The Book of Lost Friends.  This novel is the dramatic story of three young women searching for family amid the destruction of the post–Civil War South, and of a modern-day teacher who learns of their story and its vital connection to her students’ lives.  Lisa brings to life startling stories from actual “Lost Friends” advertisements that appeared in Southern newspapers after the Civil War, as newly freed slaves desperately searched for loved ones who had been sold away.

Lisa Wingate is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of over thirty novels, including the instant NYT bestseller The Book of Lost Friends and Before We Were Yours, which remained on the NYT list for over two years and has sold over three million copies. She is a Goodreads Choice award winner for historical fiction and a Southern Book Prize winner. She lives with her husband in Texas.  This program will be held over Zoom.  Registration is required.

LOCATION: Virtual

There are 100 spaces available.


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