The G.A.R. Memorial Library


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Tuesday July 12, 2022
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Family Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Family Storytime Tuesdays 10:00-- 10:30 AM

Join Miss Kate on the Library lawn (weather permitting) and have fun

listening to stories, trying fingerplays, singing songs and playing games.

We'll have craft kits ready to take home. Please drop in. All listeners welcome.

CONTACT:  Kate Gove  978-363-1105  kgove@westnewburylibrary.org
 
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Books, Boots & Bridles: The Story of the Horse Back Librarians
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learn the story of the Pack Horse Library initiative, a little known program of FDR’s Work Progress Administration (WPA). Its mission, carried out almost entirely by women, was to deliver and distribute reading materials to the far off corners of Appalachia during the darkest hours of the Great Depression. Led by Jeffrey Urbin, Education Specialist at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.

This event is hosted by the Tewksbury Library in partnership with other local area libraries.

This is a virtual event. Please click here to register for the Zoom link. If you do not receive the link, please check your junk mail folder.

CONTACT:  Corinn Flaherty  978-363-1105  cflaherty@westnewburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Zoom
Wednesday July 13, 2022
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Reading with Lulu
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Reading with Lulu   Wednesday    4:00-5:00 PM

Sign up for your 15 minutes of reading to Lulu. Lulu is an Australian/Shepard

mix therapy dog. She is a great listener and she loves everyone!

Lulu is a certified therapy dog through Pets and People Foundation.

Please call 978-363-1105 or come in the Library to sign up.
 

CONTACT:  Kate Gove  978-363-1105  kgove@westnewburylibrary.org
Thursday July 14, 2022
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Good Bugs & Bad Bugs In Your Garden
11:00 AM

Not all insects are bad for the garden. In fact, we rely on many to rid us of other unwanted invaders. This presentation describes some of the common beneficial and pest insects that gardeners encounter in New England. We will take a look at their habits and their life cycles as we discuss how their presence affects the success of our garden year.  Led by Bonnie Power, who has been a Massachusetts Master Gardener since 2016 and a serious outdoor/indoor gardener most of her life. Curious and research-oriented by nature, she has many horticultural interests and areas of expertise. Bonnie holds both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Zoology, which informs her perspective on the management of garden insects. She also volunteers at Garden in the Woods, a Native Plant Trust botanical garden in Framingham, where she is a guide.

This event is hosted by the Tewksbury Library in partnership with other local area libraries.

This is a virtual event. Please click here to register for the Zoom link. If you do not receive the link, please check your junk mail folder.

CONTACT:  Corinn Flaherty  978-363-1105  cflaherty@westnewburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Zoom
 
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Mosaic Suncatcher Class
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Mosaic Suncatcher Class  with Ways of Color Thursday, July 14  4:00-5:00 PM

Register for this fun event. Try your hand at stained glass. Leslie Doherty of Ways of Color will guide you. Capture the sun's rays in your own design. Materials fee is $5.00. The fee may be paid in cash or by check the day of the class.  Ages 6 and up.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the West Newbury Library.
 

CONTACT:  Corinn Flaherty  978-363-1105  cflaherty@westnewburylibrary.org
There are 25 spaces available.
Tuesday July 19, 2022
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Family Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Family Storytime Tuesdays 10:00-- 10:30 AM

Join Miss Kate on the Library lawn (weather permitting) and have fun

listening to stories, trying fingerplays, singing songs and playing games.

We'll have craft kits ready to take home. Please drop in. All listeners welcome.

CONTACT:  Kate Gove  978-363-1105  kgove@westnewburylibrary.org
 
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Wildlife Encounters
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Wildlife Encounters  Tuesday, July 19   2:30 PM

Join us for a live-animal presentation by Wildlife Encounters Ecology Center. Come take an

imaginary safari - meet animals and learn how they adapted to a changing world. Maybe

we'll see a macaw, a wallaby or a giant tortoise. Fun for the whole family. We'll meet on the library

lawn - bring a blanket. If it rains or is too hot - we'll meet in the old Town Hall across the street.

Sponsored by the Friends of the West Newbury Library.

CONTACT:  Kate Gove  978-363-1105  kgove@westnewburylibrary.org
Thursday July 21, 2022
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3-Doodler Start Workshop
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

3-Doodler Start Workshop  Thursday, July 21  4:00-5:00 PM

Let's try making something together with a 3-d pen. It's fun

and easy. Experiment with something new. Ages 5 and up

Sign up. Space limited
 

CONTACT:  Kate Gove  978-363-1105  kgove@westnewburylibrary.org
There are 4 spaces available.
Monday July 25, 2022
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Family Legos
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Family Legos Monday, July 25  4:00-5:00 pm

Let's have fun with Legos. Join Miss Kate and create a wonderful Lego scene.

We provide the Legos and you bring your imagination. We display it in the Library

for the next month. Families welcome. Please drop in.

CONTACT:  Kate Gove  978-363-1105  kgove@westnewburylibrary.org
Tuesday July 26, 2022
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Family Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Family Storytime Tuesdays 10:00-- 10:30 AM

Join Miss Kate on the Library lawn (weather permitting) and have fun

listening to stories, trying fingerplays, singing songs and playing games.

We'll have craft kits ready to take home. Please drop in. All listeners welcome.

CONTACT:  Kate Gove  978-363-1105  kgove@westnewburylibrary.org
Wednesday July 27, 2022
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Beachcombing for Signs of Wildlife with the Mass Audubon
11:00 AM

From the rolling dunes of Cape Cod to the rocky North Shore, the beaches of Massachusetts offer unique opportunities for life to converge. Learn how to read the landscape, search for wildlife, and understand the ecological relationships between species you may be familiar with. How do horseshoe crabs, least tern, ribbed mussels, and people interact on the coastline? Explore best practices when combing the beach in search of wildlife clues and leave with recommendations from Mass Audubon Teacher-Naturalists on the best places to explore. Led by Douglas Lowry, the Adult Education Specialist for Mass Audubon's Southeast Region. He's also a Senior Field Instructor for the National Outdoor Leadership School.

This event is hosted by the Tewksbury Library in partnership with other local area libraries.

This is a virtual event. Please click here to register for the Zoom link. If you do not receive the link, please check your junk mail folder.

CONTACT:  Corinn Flaherty  978-363-1105  cflaherty@westnewburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Zoom
 
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Impromtu Magic with Ed the Wizard
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Impromtu Magic with Ed the Wizard   Wednesday, July 27 6:30 PM

Learn how to perform easy to do magic with items you might find on

a camping or hiking trip.  Ages 6 and up. Please bring a bandana. We

will supply a pencil, crayon and a bandaid. Sign Up and have fun.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the West Newbury Cultural

Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural  Council, a state agency.

CONTACT:  Kate Gove  978-363-1105  kgove@westnewburylibrary.org
There are 29 spaces available.
 
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An Evening with Bestselling Author B.A. Shapiro
7:00 PM

Bestselling author B.A.Shapiro will be interviewed by Gary Braver, a bestselling and award-winning author of eight critically acclaimed mysteries and medical thrillers. Shaprio will discuss her new book, Metropolis: A Novel, in this Zoom webinar.

About The Book: The New York Times bestselling author of The Art Forger delivers a spellbinding and moving novel about what we hang on to, what we might need to let go, and how unexpected events can lead us to deeper truths. Six people, six secrets, six different backgrounds. They would never have met if not for their connection to the Metropolis Storage Warehouse in Cambridge, Massachusetts. When someone falls down an elevator shaft at the facility, each becomes caught up in an intensifying chain of events. Was it an accident? A murder attempt? Suicide? As her characters dip in and out of one another’s lives trying to find answers and battling societal forces beyond their control, B. A. Shapiro both questions the myth of the American dream and builds tension to an exhilarating climax. Taut and emotional, Metropolis is impossible to put down and impossible to forget.

About The Author: B.A. Shapiro is the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of nine novels, including Metropolis, The Collector’s Apprentice, The Muralist and The Art Forger, which won the New England Book Award for Fiction, among other honors. Her books have been selected as Community Reads throughout the country and have been translated into over a dozen languages. She holds a PhD in sociology and has directed research projects for a residential substance abuse facility, worked as a systems analyst/statistician, headed the Boston office of a software development firm, and served as an adjunct professor teaching sociology at Tufts University and creative writing at Northeastern University. She likes writing novels the best. Barbara splits her time between Boston and Naples, Florida. Learn more about B.A. HERE.


This event is hosted by the Tewksbury Library in partnership with other local area libraries.

This is a virtual program. Please click here to register for the Zoom link. If you do not receive the Zoom link, please check your junk mail.

 

CONTACT:  Corinn Flaherty  978-363-1105  cflaherty@westnewburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Zoom
Thursday July 28, 2022
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Comics 4 Culture - Graphic Storytelling Workshop
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Comics 4 Culture Graphic Storytelling Workshop -ages 9 and up

Join us for an hour long workshop to introduce students to the powerful storytelling potential of comics. 

Comics 4 Culture creator Eric Bao is a Senior at The Brooks School. He strives to educate elementary

and middle school students about comics and graphic novels, and encourages them to tell their own

stories through comics. You can find out more about Eric and his workshops at his website -click HERE

CONTACT:  Kelly Scott  978-363-1105  kscott@westnewburylibrary.org
There are 20 spaces available.
Tuesday August 2, 2022
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Family Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Family Storytime Tuesdays 10:00-- 10:30 AM

Join Miss Kate on the Library lawn (weather permitting) and have fun

listening to stories, trying fingerplays, singing songs and playing games.

We'll have craft kits ready to take home. Please drop in. All listeners welcome.

CONTACT:  Kate Gove  978-363-1105  kgove@westnewburylibrary.org
 
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Family Origami
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Family Origami Tuesday, August 2   4:00-5:00 PM

Try the Japanese art of paper-folding. Join Origami master, Michael G LaFosse

and have fun making something new. Michael is the author of books and dvds. His creations

have been featured in many museums. Ages 5 and up. Parents are encouraged to sit with

children. Please sign up to save a space

CONTACT:  Kate Gove  978-363-1105  kgove@westnewburylibrary.org
LOCATION: GAR Memorial
There are 21 spaces available.
 
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Family Origami
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Family Origami Tuesday, August 2  5:00-6:00 PM

Try the Japanese art of paper-folding. Join Origami master, Michael G LaFosse

and have fun making something new. Michael is the author of books and dvds. His creations

have been featured in many museums. Ages 5 and up. Parents are encouraged to sit with

children. Please sign up to save a space

CONTACT:  Kate Gove  978-363-1105  kgove@westnewburylibrary.org
LOCATION: GAR Memorial
There are 25 spaces available.
Wednesday August 3, 2022
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Amateur Sleuths & the World of Art and Artifacts -- A Panel of Mystery Writers
7:00 PM

Every work of art has a story, and some of them are deadly. Travel the globe with five mystery authors and their amateur sleuths as they delve into the world of art and artifacts.

Participating authors include:
Connie Berry (The Kate Hamilton Mystery Series)
Tina deBellegarde (The Batavia-on-Hudson Mystery series)
M.A. Monnin ("Death in the Aegean")
Lane Stone ("The Collector")
Nina Wachsman ("The Gallery of Beauties")


This event is hosted by the Tewksbury Library in partnership with other local area libraries.

This is a virtual program. Please click here to register for the Zoom link. If you do not receive the Zoom link, please check your junk mail.

CONTACT:  Corinn Flaherty  978-363-1105  cflaherty@westnewburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Zoom
Tuesday August 9, 2022
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Family Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Family Storytime Tuesdays 10:00-- 10:30 AM

Join Miss Kate on the Library lawn (weather permitting) and have fun

listening to stories, trying fingerplays, singing songs and playing games.

We'll have craft kits ready to take home. Please drop in. All listeners welcome.

CONTACT:  Kate Gove  978-363-1105  kgove@westnewburylibrary.org
Wednesday August 10, 2022
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Coding with Awbie
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Coding with Awbie and More Robots  10:00-11:00 AM

Register to explore with the Library's robots. Try Dash & Dot,

coding with Awbie, and Hot Wheels Mindracers. Draw with the Ozobots.

Ages 5 and up. Space limited.

CONTACT:  Kate Gove  978-363-1105  kgove@westnewburylibrary.org
 
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Reading with Lulu
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Reading with Lulu   Wednesday    4:00-5:00 PM

Sign up for your 15 minutes of reading to Lulu. Lulu is an Australian/Shepard

mix therapy dog. She is a great listener and she loves everyone!

Lulu is a certified therapy dog through Pets and People Foundation.
 

CONTACT:  Kate Gove  978-363-1105  kgove@westnewburylibrary.org
Tuesday August 16, 2022
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3-Doodler Start Workshop
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

3-Doodler Start Workshop  Tuesday, August 16  4:00-5:00 PM

Let's try making something together with a 3D pen. It's fun

and easy. Experiment with something new. Ages 5 and up

Sign up. Space limited
 

CONTACT:  Kate Gove  978-363-1105  kgove@westnewburylibrary.org
There are 4 spaces available.
Thursday August 18, 2022
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An Introduction to Ayurveda
6:00 PM

 

Learn the basics of Ayurveda, discover your unique constitution and learn simple Ayurvedic practices to support whole-self wellness for yourself and your loved ones.

 

What is Ayurveda?

  • The 5 elements
  • The Gunas
  • The Doshas
  • What is my dosha?
  • Signs of imbalance
  • Ayurvedic self-care practices
  • Dosha balancing foods, spices, and recipes

Presented by West Newbury resident, Sharon Gordon, Ayurvedic Health Counselor, Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist and Yoga teacher.

This is a virtual event. Please register for the Zoom link. You will receive the link 24 hours prior to the event. If you do not receive the link, please check your junk mail folder.

CONTACT:  Corinn Flaherty  978-363-1105  cflaherty@westnewburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Zoom
There are many spaces available.
Monday August 22, 2022
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Family Legos
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Family Legos Monday, August 22  4:00-5:00 pm

Let's have fun with Legos. Join Miss Kate and create a wonderful Lego scene.

We provide the Legos and you bring your imagination. We display it in the Library

for the next month. Families welcome. Please drop in.

CONTACT:  Kate Gove  978-363-1105  kgove@westnewburylibrary.org
Wednesday August 24, 2022
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Living with Wildlife in Massachusetts with the Mass Audubon
11:00 AM

We share Massachusetts with a diverse range of wildlife that you may have come across exploring your neighborhood or making headlines in the news. Learn about commonly encountered wildlife such as deer, coyote, and raccoons, and their intersection with the wild and developed spaces we inhabit. Find out best practices for maintaining bird feeders and attracting visitors. From amazing pollinators to problematic mosquitoes and ticks, we’ll introduce some incredible insects and how we impact each other. Whether you watch it from your window or your screens, you’ll learn more about how to peacefully co-exist with these unique neighbors here in the Commonwealth. Led by Tia Pinney, a Biologist, Lead Naturalist, and educator at Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary in Lincoln. Since 1994, when she first started working at the farm, Tia has overseen efforts to maintain New England’s wildlife on our 206-acre property, managing staff and volunteers in planting projects and citizen science.


This event is hosted by the Tewksbury Library in partnership with other local area libraries.

This is a virtual event. Please click here to register for the Zoom link. If you do not receive the link, please check your junk mail folder.

CONTACT:  Corinn Flaherty  978-363-1105  cflaherty@westnewburylibrary.org
LOCATION: Zoom

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