UPCOMING MAIN LIBRARY EXHIBIT:

SACRED STATUES, SECULAR SPACES

November 1, 2018-January 12, 2019

3rd Floor Exhibit Hall

An exhibition of devotional figures from the collection of Frank Camara that go beyond their Catholic origins to tell stories immigration, ideals and artistry.

 

Monday October 22, 2018
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lawler Branch In the Loop Knitting Group

Join our knitting group!

Bring along your current project or start a new one.

Learn new stitches, techniques and meet new people.

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Join our knitting group!

Bring along your current project or start a new one.

Learn new stitches, techniques and meet new people.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Library - New Bedford Chess Society

 

Join the New Bedford Chess Society at the New Bedford Public Library! Chess boards will be provided and instruction will be given. All ages are welcome and this event is free and open to the public. Bring a friend and play chess!

 
CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278  nbmref@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 

Join the New Bedford Chess Society at the New Bedford Public Library! Chess boards will be provided and instruction will be given. All ages are welcome and this event is free and open to the public. Bring a friend and play chess!

 
CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  nbmref@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Tuesday October 23, 2018
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lawler Branch Scrabble Scramble

Make new friends. Come join our scrabble group.

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Make new friends. Come join our scrabble group.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lawler Branch Coloring for Adults

 We have coloring sheets for adults which are a great stress reliever.

 All skill levels welcome!

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 We have coloring sheets for adults which are a great stress reliever.

 All skill levels welcome!

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wilks Library Knit Wits Knitting Group

Bring your current project or start a new one with other like-minded knitters!  New and experienced knitters or crocheters welcome.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Bring your current project or start a new one with other like-minded knitters!  New and experienced knitters or crocheters welcome.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Howland-Green South End Movie Night

Looking for a fun night out? Don't want to drive all the way to Dartmouth or Fall River to see a movie? Come to the Howland-Green Library instead!  Every month we'll show a different new or classic movie. Admission is free and no reservations are needed. PS, did I mention we have popcorn?

CONTACT: George Ripley  508-991-6212  gripley@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Looking for a fun night out? Don't want to drive all the way to Dartmouth or Fall River to see a movie? Come to the Howland-Green Library instead!  Every month we'll show a different new or classic movie. Admission is free and no reservations are needed. PS, did I mention we have popcorn?

CONTACT:
  George Ripley
  508.991.6212
  gripley@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
South Coast Green Party

Monthly meeting to review party's work in progress and future events for members and potential members. 

CONTACT: Marianella Queiruga  508-441-4711
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Monthly meeting to review party's work in progress and future events for members and potential members. 

CONTACT:
  Marianella Queiruga
  508.441.4711
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Wednesday October 24, 2018
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Greenfield Commonwealth Virtual School

Testing Students

CONTACT: Rachel Scarano  917-566-4963
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Testing Students

CONTACT:
  Rachel Scarano
  917.566.4963
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Library - Writers' Workshop with Nick LeBlanc

Join us for a Writers' Workshop at the New Bedford Downtown Library! Bring a sample of your writing for peer review and feedback. Receive professional guidance from author, Nick LeBlanc. 

CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278  nbmref@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Join us for a Writers' Workshop at the New Bedford Downtown Library! Bring a sample of your writing for peer review and feedback. Receive professional guidance from author, Nick LeBlanc. 

CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  nbmref@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Thursday October 25, 2018
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Howland-Green Storytime

Welcome to Howland-Green storytime!
Storytime at the library is designed to engage children’s natural curiosity. Even at the youngest ages, time spent reading, singing, playing, and talking helps children develop important literary skills. This program is free and no registration is required.

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Welcome to Howland-Green storytime!
Storytime at the library is designed to engage children’s natural curiosity. Even at the youngest ages, time spent reading, singing, playing, and talking helps children develop important literary skills. This program is free and no registration is required.

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Lawler Branch Teen Anime Club

Talk about your favorite Japanese-style comic or animated series that you've read or been watching and make crafts based on Japanese culture or anime!

CONTACT:   508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Talk about your favorite Japanese-style comic or animated series that you've read or been watching and make crafts based on Japanese culture or anime!

CONTACT:
  
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Howland-Green Much Ado About Crafting: Adult Craft

CONTACT: George Ripley  5089916212  gripley@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

CONTACT:
  George Ripley
  5089916212
  gripley@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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5:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Howland-Green Family Movie Night

Join us at the Howland-Green Library Thursday at 5:30 for a Family Movie Night! It'll be fun for the whole family. This program is free and no registration is required. And don't worry, we'll bring the popcorn!

CONTACT: George Ripley  5089916213  gripley@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Join us at the Howland-Green Library Thursday at 5:30 for a Family Movie Night! It'll be fun for the whole family. This program is free and no registration is required. And don't worry, we'll bring the popcorn!

CONTACT:
  George Ripley
  5089916213
  gripley@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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5:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Friends of Buttonwood Park
CONTACT: Richard Leary  508-994-2903
LOCATION: Lawler Branch
CONTACT:
  Richard Leary
  508.994.2903
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
NEW BEDFORD HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING

Annual Meeting

CONTACT: Lee Blake
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Annual Meeting

CONTACT:
  Lee Blake
  
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Friday October 26, 2018
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
HEALTH CARE ACCESS BUREAU

PUBLIC HEARING

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

PUBLIC HEARING

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lawler Branch TGIF Technically Good Information

Get some one-on-one tech help from your friendly library staff.

Every Friday from 10 AM to 1 PM

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Get some one-on-one tech help from your friendly library staff.

Every Friday from 10 AM to 1 PM

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Global Learning Charter School

Students will work on a project in small groups

CONTACT: Lynn Poyant  508-991-4105
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Students will work on a project in small groups

CONTACT:
  Lynn Poyant
  508.991.4105
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lawler Branch Fall Story & Craft Time

Bring you children, grandkids, etc. and enjoy some fall themed pictures books along with a craft activity they'll enjoy!

Children of all ages welcome!

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Bring you children, grandkids, etc. and enjoy some fall themed pictures books along with a craft activity they'll enjoy!

Children of all ages welcome!

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Howland-Green Teen Game Time

 

Come to the library to relax, hang out, and have fun!   You'll be able to choose from a variety of board and  video games, as well as different card games. You could also bring your own Magic:the Gathering or Yu-Gi-Oh decks. Its your move!

CONTACT: George Ripley  5089916212  gripley@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 

Come to the library to relax, hang out, and have fun!   You'll be able to choose from a variety of board and  video games, as well as different card games. You could also bring your own Magic:the Gathering or Yu-Gi-Oh decks. Its your move!

CONTACT:
  George Ripley
  5089916212
  gripley@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Saturday October 27, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Downtown Library - Intro to Ancestry Library Edition: General Overview

Join Special Collections Library Assistant MaryEllen Cecil for an overview of the basic features of the database, as well as a discussion on searching techniques that lead to successful search results. Come discover your roots!

Main Library-Meeting Room, 3rd Floor

CONTACT: MaryEllen Cecil  508-991-6276  nbmhistory@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Join Special Collections Library Assistant MaryEllen Cecil for an overview of the basic features of the database, as well as a discussion on searching techniques that lead to successful search results. Come discover your roots!

Main Library-Meeting Room, 3rd Floor

CONTACT:
  MaryEllen Cecil
  508.991.6276
  nbmhistory@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Family Story Time

Join us every Saturday at 11am at the Main Library Children's Room for Family Story Time. 
Great for all ages! Hope to see you there!

CONTACT: Bethany Coito  5089791647  bcoito@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

Join us every Saturday at 11am at the Main Library Children's Room for Family Story Time. 
Great for all ages! Hope to see you there!

CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Howland-Green Once Upon a Cuento: Bilingual/Bilingue

Children’s Stories read in Spanish and English!

Cuentos para niños leÍdos en Español y Ingles!

CONTACT: George Ripley  508-991-6212  gripley@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Children’s Stories read in Spanish and English!

Cuentos para niños leÍdos en Español y Ingles!

CONTACT:
  George Ripley
  508.991.6212
  gripley@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Girl Scout Troop #76110
CONTACT: Kyla Waleka  508-685-8207
LOCATION: Lawler Branch
CONTACT:
  Kyla Waleka
  508.685.8207
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Monday October 29, 2018
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lawler Branch In the Loop Knitting Group

Join our knitting group!

Bring along your current project or start a new one.

Learn new stitches, techniques and meet new people.

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Join our knitting group!

Bring along your current project or start a new one.

Learn new stitches, techniques and meet new people.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Library - New Bedford Chess Society

 

Join the New Bedford Chess Society at the New Bedford Public Library! Chess boards will be provided and instruction will be given. All ages are welcome and this event is free and open to the public. Bring a friend and play chess!

 
CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278  nbmref@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 

Join the New Bedford Chess Society at the New Bedford Public Library! Chess boards will be provided and instruction will be given. All ages are welcome and this event is free and open to the public. Bring a friend and play chess!

 
CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  nbmref@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Tuesday October 30, 2018
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9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
City of New Bedford Personnel Meeting

Personnel Meetings

CONTACT: Sarah Fidelix  508-979-1619
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Personnel Meetings

CONTACT:
  Sarah Fidelix
  508.979.1619
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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12:15 PM - 7:30 PM
Howland-Green Second Annual Scary Movie Marathon

On Tuesday, October 30, join us at the Howland-Green Library for our Second Annual Scary Movie Marathon! The first two films are not intended for younger audiences. Feel free to wear costumes and be prepared for a boo-tiful day! This event is free and no registration is required. PS, can you guess the secret theme of this year's movies?

12:15 The Conjuring (Rated R)

2:20 The Haunting in Connecticut (Rated PG-13)

4:10 Beetlejuice (Rated PG)

5:50 Hocus Pocus (Rated PG)

CONTACT: George Ripley  5089916213  gripley@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

On Tuesday, October 30, join us at the Howland-Green Library for our Second Annual Scary Movie Marathon! The first two films are not intended for younger audiences. Feel free to wear costumes and be prepared for a boo-tiful day! This event is free and no registration is required. PS, can you guess the secret theme of this year's movies?

12:15 The Conjuring (Rated R)

2:20 The Haunting in Connecticut (Rated PG-13)

4:10 Beetlejuice (Rated PG)

5:50 Hocus Pocus (Rated PG)

CONTACT:
  George Ripley
  5089916213
  gripley@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lawler Branch Coloring for Adults

 We have coloring sheets for adults which are a great stress reliever.

 All skill levels welcome!

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 We have coloring sheets for adults which are a great stress reliever.

 All skill levels welcome!

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wilks Library Knit Wits Knitting Group

Bring your current project or start a new one with other like-minded knitters!  New and experienced knitters or crocheters welcome.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Bring your current project or start a new one with other like-minded knitters!  New and experienced knitters or crocheters welcome.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Howland-Green South End Youth Program

Join us Tuesdayat 4:00PM in the Teen Room for our weekly Teen Program! Come in and meet up with local teens for crafts, movie nights, games, and more.

All programming is FREE and there is no sign up necessary.

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Join us Tuesdayat 4:00PM in the Teen Room for our weekly Teen Program! Come in and meet up with local teens for crafts, movie nights, games, and more.

All programming is FREE and there is no sign up necessary.

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown - Gardening Advice

The New Bedford Downtown Library offers gardening advice and feedback from professional Arborist Bill White every last Tuesday of the month at 7PM in the 3rd floor Meeting Room. Each month has a theme and all gardening questions from novice to expert are accepted! This event is free and open to the public.

Schedule:

 

February 27th at 7PM - Planning: seed starting, pot selection, and seed swap (Held in the Trustees' Room)
March 27th at 7PM - Seed starting: culling, watering, fertilizer, composting
April 24th at 7PM - Spring lawn care: Fertilizing, aerating, over-seeding
May 29th at 7PM - Planting: Annuals, perennials, design layout for pots and windows
June 26th at 7PM - Seasonal Pruning: What to prune and what not to prune
July 31st at 7PM - Summer Lawn Care: Watering and fertilizer
August 28th at 7PM - Watering: Early vegetable harvest, seed collecting
September 25th at 7PM - Fall Shrub Trimming
October 30th at 7PM - Fall Harvest - Fall planters, preparation for next season
November 27th at 7PM - Christmas greens, wreaths, and trees
CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278
LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

The New Bedford Downtown Library offers gardening advice and feedback from professional Arborist Bill White every last Tuesday of the month at 7PM in the 3rd floor Meeting Room. Each month has a theme and all gardening questions from novice to expert are accepted! This event is free and open to the public.

Schedule:

 

February 27th at 7PM - Planning: seed starting, pot selection, and seed swap (Held in the Trustees' Room)
March 27th at 7PM - Seed starting: culling, watering, fertilizer, composting
April 24th at 7PM - Spring lawn care: Fertilizing, aerating, over-seeding
May 29th at 7PM - Planting: Annuals, perennials, design layout for pots and windows
June 26th at 7PM - Seasonal Pruning: What to prune and what not to prune
July 31st at 7PM - Summer Lawn Care: Watering and fertilizer
August 28th at 7PM - Watering: Early vegetable harvest, seed collecting
September 25th at 7PM - Fall Shrub Trimming
October 30th at 7PM - Fall Harvest - Fall planters, preparation for next season
November 27th at 7PM - Christmas greens, wreaths, and trees
CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  

LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

Wednesday October 31, 2018
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Downtown Library - Cape Verdean Consulate

Cape Verdean Consulate will be at the New Bedford Downtown Library in the 2nd floor Study Room the last Wednesday of every month. If you have questions please call:

Cape Verdean Association of Brockton - 508-559-0056

-or-

Consulate of Cape Verde | Quincy, MA - 617-353-0014

*Please note- The representative takes a half hour lunch break around 12PM or 1PM between appointments.

CONTACT: Cape Verdean Consulate  508-559-0056
LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

Cape Verdean Consulate will be at the New Bedford Downtown Library in the 2nd floor Study Room the last Wednesday of every month. If you have questions please call:

Cape Verdean Association of Brockton - 508-559-0056

-or-

Consulate of Cape Verde | Quincy, MA - 617-353-0014

*Please note- The representative takes a half hour lunch break around 12PM or 1PM between appointments.

CONTACT:
  Cape Verdean Consulate
  508.559.0056
  

LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

Thursday November 1, 2018
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lawler Branch Scrabble Scramble

Make new friends. Come join our scrabble group.

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Make new friends. Come join our scrabble group.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Howland-Green Storytime

Welcome to Howland-Green storytime!
Storytime at the library is designed to engage children’s natural curiosity. Even at the youngest ages, time spent reading, singing, playing, and talking helps children develop important literary skills. This program is free and no registration is required.

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Welcome to Howland-Green storytime!
Storytime at the library is designed to engage children’s natural curiosity. Even at the youngest ages, time spent reading, singing, playing, and talking helps children develop important literary skills. This program is free and no registration is required.

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler Branch Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Help with the development of the teen room by giving your input to help plan out future events.

Meets on the first Thursday of every month at 4 PM.

CONTACT:   508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Help with the development of the teen room by giving your input to help plan out future events.

Meets on the first Thursday of every month at 4 PM.

CONTACT:
  
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Lawler Branch Adulting 101

Get ready for the real world by learning valuable skills to help you in your adult life.

Meets on the first Thursday of the month, right after our TAB Meeting, at 4:30 PM

CONTACT:   508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Get ready for the real world by learning valuable skills to help you in your adult life.

Meets on the first Thursday of the month, right after our TAB Meeting, at 4:30 PM

CONTACT:
  
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Howland-Green Much Ado About Crafting: Adult Craft

CONTACT: George Ripley  5089916212  gripley@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

CONTACT:
  George Ripley
  5089916212
  gripley@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Friday November 2, 2018
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lawler Branch TGIF Technically Good Information

Get some one-on-one tech help from your friendly library staff.

Every Friday from 10 AM to 1 PM

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Get some one-on-one tech help from your friendly library staff.

Every Friday from 10 AM to 1 PM

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lawler Branch Fall Story & Craft Time

Bring you children, grandkids, etc. and enjoy some fall themed pictures books along with a craft activity they'll enjoy!

Children of all ages welcome!

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Bring you children, grandkids, etc. and enjoy some fall themed pictures books along with a craft activity they'll enjoy!

Children of all ages welcome!

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Howland-Green Teen Game Time

 

Come to the library to relax, hang out, and have fun!   You'll be able to choose from a variety of board and  video games, as well as different card games. You could also bring your own Magic:the Gathering or Yu-Gi-Oh decks. Its your move!

CONTACT: George Ripley  5089916212  gripley@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 

Come to the library to relax, hang out, and have fun!   You'll be able to choose from a variety of board and  video games, as well as different card games. You could also bring your own Magic:the Gathering or Yu-Gi-Oh decks. Its your move!

CONTACT:
  George Ripley
  5089916212
  gripley@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Saturday November 3, 2018
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9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
SouthCoast Children's Theatre
CONTACT: Denis Lawrence  508-380-6296
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Denis Lawrence
  508.380.6296
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Family Story Time

Join us every Saturday at 11am at the Main Library Children's Room for Family Story Time. 
Great for all ages! Hope to see you there!

CONTACT: Bethany Coito  5089791647  bcoito@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

Join us every Saturday at 11am at the Main Library Children's Room for Family Story Time. 
Great for all ages! Hope to see you there!

CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Howland-Green Once Upon a Cuento: Bilingual/Bilingue

Children’s Stories read in Spanish and English!

Cuentos para niños leÍdos en Español y Ingles!

CONTACT: George Ripley  508-991-6212  gripley@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Children’s Stories read in Spanish and English!

Cuentos para niños leÍdos en Español y Ingles!

CONTACT:
  George Ripley
  508.991.6212
  gripley@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Girl Scout Troop #76110
CONTACT: Kyla Waleka  508-685-8207
LOCATION: Lawler Branch
CONTACT:
  Kyla Waleka
  508.685.8207
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Monday November 5, 2018
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lawler Branch In the Loop Knitting Group

Join our knitting group!

Bring along your current project or start a new one.

Learn new stitches, techniques and meet new people.

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Join our knitting group!

Bring along your current project or start a new one.

Learn new stitches, techniques and meet new people.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lawler Branch Tail Waggin' Tutor

Have your little one practice their reading skill and make a new friend with Breton, a therapy dog.

Register for a 20 minute session today by calling the Lawler Branch Library at 508-991-6216

CONTACT: Lawler Branch Library  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Have your little one practice their reading skill and make a new friend with Breton, a therapy dog.

Register for a 20 minute session today by calling the Lawler Branch Library at 508-991-6216

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch Library
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Library - New Bedford Chess Society

 

Join the New Bedford Chess Society at the New Bedford Public Library! Chess boards will be provided and instruction will be given. All ages are welcome and this event is free and open to the public. Bring a friend and play chess!

 
CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278  nbmref@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 

Join the New Bedford Chess Society at the New Bedford Public Library! Chess boards will be provided and instruction will be given. All ages are welcome and this event is free and open to the public. Bring a friend and play chess!

 
CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  nbmref@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Tuesday November 6, 2018
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7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Voting
CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch
CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lawler Branch Coloring for Adults

 We have coloring sheets for adults which are a great stress reliever.

 All skill levels welcome!

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 We have coloring sheets for adults which are a great stress reliever.

 All skill levels welcome!

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Library - Introduction to Computing (Part 1)

Introduction to Computing for Adults - Part 1. This class is a prerequisite for Intermediate and Advanced Computing for Adults. You will learn the basics of using the mouse and keyboard, become familiar with the parts of a window and explore new terminology that will be used in later classes. Please register for this class by calling 508-991-6278

CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Introduction to Computing for Adults - Part 1. This class is a prerequisite for Intermediate and Advanced Computing for Adults. You will learn the basics of using the mouse and keyboard, become familiar with the parts of a window and explore new terminology that will be used in later classes. Please register for this class by calling 508-991-6278

CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Wednesday November 7, 2018
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Tween Craft Club

Tween Craft Club meets on the first Wednesday of the month and is great for ages 8-12 years old. 

This month, create your own scarecrow decoration. 

All supplies will be provided and no registration is required for this free event. 

Hope to see you there!

CONTACT: Bethany Coito  5089791647  bcoito@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

Tween Craft Club meets on the first Wednesday of the month and is great for ages 8-12 years old. 

This month, create your own scarecrow decoration. 

All supplies will be provided and no registration is required for this free event. 

Hope to see you there!

CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

Thursday November 8, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Downtown Library - Introduction to Computing (Part 1)

Introduction to Computing for Adults - Part 1. This class is a prerequisite for Intermediate and Advanced Computing for Adults. You will learn the basics of using the mouse and keyboard, become familiar with the parts of a window and explore new terminology that will be used in later classes. Please register for this class by calling 508-991-6278

CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Introduction to Computing for Adults - Part 1. This class is a prerequisite for Intermediate and Advanced Computing for Adults. You will learn the basics of using the mouse and keyboard, become familiar with the parts of a window and explore new terminology that will be used in later classes. Please register for this class by calling 508-991-6278

CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lawler Branch Scrabble Scramble

Make new friends. Come join our scrabble group.

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Make new friends. Come join our scrabble group.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Howland-Green Storytime

Welcome to Howland-Green storytime!
Storytime at the library is designed to engage children’s natural curiosity. Even at the youngest ages, time spent reading, singing, playing, and talking helps children develop important literary skills. This program is free and no registration is required.

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Welcome to Howland-Green storytime!
Storytime at the library is designed to engage children’s natural curiosity. Even at the youngest ages, time spent reading, singing, playing, and talking helps children develop important literary skills. This program is free and no registration is required.

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Lawler Teen Writers Group

Stop by the teen room for our Teen Writers Group where you can:

- Share your latest writing project in a judge-free environment
- Come up with a crazy story using cards from SUPERFIGHT!
- Do a round of storytelling where you add to the plot
 
...and more!
 
Meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month at 4 PM.
CONTACT:   508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Stop by the teen room for our Teen Writers Group where you can:

- Share your latest writing project in a judge-free environment
- Come up with a crazy story using cards from SUPERFIGHT!
- Do a round of storytelling where you add to the plot
 
...and more!
 
Meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month at 4 PM.
CONTACT:
  
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
AHA Night Drop In Craft & Story Walk

Join us during AHA Night in the Children's Room at the Main Library for a fun craft and story walk!

Great for all ages! Hope to see you there!

CONTACT: Bethany Coito  5089791647  bcoito@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

Join us during AHA Night in the Children's Room at the Main Library for a fun craft and story walk!

Great for all ages! Hope to see you there!

CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Howland-Green Much Ado About Crafting: Adult Craft

CONTACT: George Ripley  5089916212  gripley@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

CONTACT:
  George Ripley
  5089916212
  gripley@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Special Collections Open House

How much do you know about the historical materials and art work in the library's Special Collections Department?  Demonstrations of the new on-line Special Collections database will show you how to find out more.

CONTACT: Jodi Goodman  508-991-6276  nbmhistory@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

How much do you know about the historical materials and art work in the library's Special Collections Department?  Demonstrations of the new on-line Special Collections database will show you how to find out more.

CONTACT:
  Jodi Goodman
  508.991.6276
  nbmhistory@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Friday November 9, 2018
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lawler Branch TGIF Technically Good Information

Get some one-on-one tech help from your friendly library staff.

Every Friday from 10 AM to 1 PM

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Get some one-on-one tech help from your friendly library staff.

Every Friday from 10 AM to 1 PM

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lawler Branch Fall Story & Craft Time

Bring you children, grandkids, etc. and enjoy some fall themed pictures books along with a craft activity they'll enjoy!

Children of all ages welcome!

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Bring you children, grandkids, etc. and enjoy some fall themed pictures books along with a craft activity they'll enjoy!

Children of all ages welcome!

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Howland-Green Teen Game Time

 

Come to the library to relax, hang out, and have fun!   You'll be able to choose from a variety of board and  video games, as well as different card games. You could also bring your own Magic:the Gathering or Yu-Gi-Oh decks. Its your move!

CONTACT: George Ripley  5089916212  gripley@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 

Come to the library to relax, hang out, and have fun!   You'll be able to choose from a variety of board and  video games, as well as different card games. You could also bring your own Magic:the Gathering or Yu-Gi-Oh decks. Its your move!

CONTACT:
  George Ripley
  5089916212
  gripley@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Saturday November 10, 2018
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9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
SouthCoast Children's Theatre
CONTACT: Denis Lawrence  508-380-6296
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Denis Lawrence
  508.380.6296
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Howland-Green: Representative Tony Cabral's Constituents Meeting

State Representative Antonio Cabral hosts his monthly office hours to meet with his constituents at the Howland-Green Branch Library. 

CONTACT: Rep. Cabral's Office  617-722-2017  Antonio.Cabral@mahouse.gov
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

State Representative Antonio Cabral hosts his monthly office hours to meet with his constituents at the Howland-Green Branch Library. 

CONTACT:
  Rep. Cabral's Office
  617.722.2017
  Antonio.Cabral@mahouse.gov

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Family Story Time

Join us every Saturday at 11am at the Main Library Children's Room for Family Story Time. 
Great for all ages! Hope to see you there!

CONTACT: Bethany Coito  5089791647  bcoito@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

Join us every Saturday at 11am at the Main Library Children's Room for Family Story Time. 
Great for all ages! Hope to see you there!

CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lawler Branch Toddler Drive-In
This is a 100% FREE event!
All supplies are provided.
 
Help your toddler "build" their own car out of a cardboard box and construction paper and watch some some cartoons on the big screen!
 
Refreshments will be served.
 
For ages 2 to 4. Siblings welcome!
 
Registration required as boxes are limited!
Call or visit the Lawler Branch Library at 508-991-6216
CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch
This is a 100% FREE event!
All supplies are provided.
 
Help your toddler "build" their own car out of a cardboard box and construction paper and watch some some cartoons on the big screen!
 
Refreshments will be served.
 
For ages 2 to 4. Siblings welcome!
 
Registration required as boxes are limited!
Call or visit the Lawler Branch Library at 508-991-6216
CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Howland-Green Once Upon a Cuento: Bilingual/Bilingue

Children’s Stories read in Spanish and English!

Cuentos para niños leÍdos en Español y Ingles!

CONTACT: George Ripley  508-991-6212  gripley@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Children’s Stories read in Spanish and English!

Cuentos para niños leÍdos en Español y Ingles!

CONTACT:
  George Ripley
  508.991.6212
  gripley@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Monday November 12, 2018
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Library - New Bedford Chess Society

 

Join the New Bedford Chess Society at the New Bedford Public Library! Chess boards will be provided and instruction will be given. All ages are welcome and this event is free and open to the public. Bring a friend and play chess!

 
CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278  nbmref@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 

Join the New Bedford Chess Society at the New Bedford Public Library! Chess boards will be provided and instruction will be given. All ages are welcome and this event is free and open to the public. Bring a friend and play chess!

 
CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  nbmref@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Tuesday November 13, 2018
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lawler Branch Book Club

This is our monthly meeting where we will be discussing a book chosen by the group. Meets on the second Tuesday of every month.

November: After the Crash by Michel Bussi

 

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

This is our monthly meeting where we will be discussing a book chosen by the group. Meets on the second Tuesday of every month.

November: After the Crash by Michel Bussi

 

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lawler Branch Coloring for Adults

 We have coloring sheets for adults which are a great stress reliever.

 All skill levels welcome!

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 We have coloring sheets for adults which are a great stress reliever.

 All skill levels welcome!

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wilks Library Knit Wits Knitting Group

Bring your current project or start a new one with other like-minded knitters!  New and experienced knitters or crocheters welcome.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Bring your current project or start a new one with other like-minded knitters!  New and experienced knitters or crocheters welcome.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Bookemon's Children's Book Club

Bookemon's Children's Book Club meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month at the Wilks Library.
All reading levels are welcome!
Pick a book, Share a book, Play Games!
(Children in grades 1-6)
Hope to see you there!

CONTACT: Bethany Coito  5089791647  bcoito@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Bookemon's Children's Book Club meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month at the Wilks Library.
All reading levels are welcome!
Pick a book, Share a book, Play Games!
(Children in grades 1-6)
Hope to see you there!

CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
New Bedford Paraprofessionals

Meeting

CONTACT: Lisa Parker  508-415-9653
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Meeting

CONTACT:
  Lisa Parker
  508.415.9653
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
BCCSW Public Meeting

Bristol County Commission on the Status of Women

CONTACT: Michelle Keith  508-863-6022
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Bristol County Commission on the Status of Women

CONTACT:
  Michelle Keith
  508.863.6022
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Library - Intermediate Computing (Part 2)

Intermediate Computing for Adults - Part 2. This class is a prerequisite for Advanced Computing for Adults. You must have completed the Introduction to Computing class before taking this course. You will learn the basics of using the internet, safe web browsing, downloading and uploading. Please register for this class by calling 508-991-6278

CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Intermediate Computing for Adults - Part 2. This class is a prerequisite for Advanced Computing for Adults. You must have completed the Introduction to Computing class before taking this course. You will learn the basics of using the internet, safe web browsing, downloading and uploading. Please register for this class by calling 508-991-6278

CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Wednesday November 14, 2018
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Library - Adult Book Club

Come to the Adult Book Club at the New Bedford Downtown Library in the Trustees' Room on the 3rd floor. A book will be selected to read for each month and you can pick up your copy at the Circulation Desk on the first floor. Books can be borrowed for a total of one month. Discussion questions will be provided with the book rentals.

CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278  aferguson@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

Come to the Adult Book Club at the New Bedford Downtown Library in the Trustees' Room on the 3rd floor. A book will be selected to read for each month and you can pick up your copy at the Circulation Desk on the first floor. Books can be borrowed for a total of one month. Discussion questions will be provided with the book rentals.

CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  aferguson@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Library - Writers' Workshop with Nick LeBlanc

Join us for a Writers' Workshop at the New Bedford Downtown Library! Bring a sample of your writing for peer review and feedback. Receive professional guidance from author, Nick LeBlanc. 

CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278  nbmref@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Join us for a Writers' Workshop at the New Bedford Downtown Library! Bring a sample of your writing for peer review and feedback. Receive professional guidance from author, Nick LeBlanc. 

CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  nbmref@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Thursday November 15, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Downtown Library - Intermediate Computing (Part 2)

Intermediate Computing for Adults - Part 2. This class is a prerequisite for Advanced Computing for Adults. You must have completed the Introduction to Computing class before taking this course. You will learn the basics of using the internet, safe web browsing, downloading and uploading. Please register for this class by calling 508-991-6278

CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Intermediate Computing for Adults - Part 2. This class is a prerequisite for Advanced Computing for Adults. You must have completed the Introduction to Computing class before taking this course. You will learn the basics of using the internet, safe web browsing, downloading and uploading. Please register for this class by calling 508-991-6278

CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lawler Branch Scrabble Scramble

Make new friends. Come join our scrabble group.

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Make new friends. Come join our scrabble group.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Howland-Green Storytime

Welcome to Howland-Green storytime!
Storytime at the library is designed to engage children’s natural curiosity. Even at the youngest ages, time spent reading, singing, playing, and talking helps children develop important literary skills. This program is free and no registration is required.

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Welcome to Howland-Green storytime!
Storytime at the library is designed to engage children’s natural curiosity. Even at the youngest ages, time spent reading, singing, playing, and talking helps children develop important literary skills. This program is free and no registration is required.

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Lawler Branch Teen Friendsgiving

Celebrate Thanksgiving with your friends at the New Bedford Free Public Library Lawler Branch Teen Room!

Either bring your favorite food, drink, or just yourself and hang out with fellow teens at the library!

Please let us know if you have any food allergies before hand and also please let us know beforehand what you are bringing if you do decide to bring something with you.

CONTACT: Matt  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Celebrate Thanksgiving with your friends at the New Bedford Free Public Library Lawler Branch Teen Room!

Either bring your favorite food, drink, or just yourself and hang out with fellow teens at the library!

Please let us know if you have any food allergies before hand and also please let us know beforehand what you are bringing if you do decide to bring something with you.

CONTACT:
  Matt
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Howland-Green Much Ado About Crafting: Adult Craft

CONTACT: George Ripley  5089916212  gripley@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

CONTACT:
  George Ripley
  5089916212
  gripley@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lawler Branch Pajama Storytime

Bring you children to enjoy some bedtime stories, a simple craft and a bedtime snack.  Feel free to wear you pajamas.

Children of all ages welcome!

CONTACT:   508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Bring you children to enjoy some bedtime stories, a simple craft and a bedtime snack.  Feel free to wear you pajamas.

Children of all ages welcome!

CONTACT:
  
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Friday November 16, 2018
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lawler Branch TGIF Technically Good Information

Get some one-on-one tech help from your friendly library staff.

Every Friday from 10 AM to 1 PM

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Get some one-on-one tech help from your friendly library staff.

Every Friday from 10 AM to 1 PM

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lawler Branch Fall Story & Craft Time

Bring you children, grandkids, etc. and enjoy some fall themed pictures books along with a craft activity they'll enjoy!

Children of all ages welcome!

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Bring you children, grandkids, etc. and enjoy some fall themed pictures books along with a craft activity they'll enjoy!

Children of all ages welcome!

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Howland-Green Teen Game Time

 

Come to the library to relax, hang out, and have fun!   You'll be able to choose from a variety of board and  video games, as well as different card games. You could also bring your own Magic:the Gathering or Yu-Gi-Oh decks. Its your move!

CONTACT: George Ripley  5089916212  gripley@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 

Come to the library to relax, hang out, and have fun!   You'll be able to choose from a variety of board and  video games, as well as different card games. You could also bring your own Magic:the Gathering or Yu-Gi-Oh decks. Its your move!

CONTACT:
  George Ripley
  5089916212
  gripley@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Saturday November 17, 2018
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9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
SouthCoast Children's Theatre
CONTACT: Denis Lawrence  508-380-6296
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Denis Lawrence
  508.380.6296
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Family Story Time

Join us every Saturday at 11am at the Main Library Children's Room for Family Story Time. 
Great for all ages! Hope to see you there!

CONTACT: Bethany Coito  5089791647  bcoito@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

Join us every Saturday at 11am at the Main Library Children's Room for Family Story Time. 
Great for all ages! Hope to see you there!

CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Howland-Green Once Upon a Cuento: Bilingual/Bilingue

Children’s Stories read in Spanish and English!

Cuentos para niños leÍdos en Español y Ingles!

CONTACT: George Ripley  508-991-6212  gripley@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Children’s Stories read in Spanish and English!

Cuentos para niños leÍdos en Español y Ingles!

CONTACT:
  George Ripley
  508.991.6212
  gripley@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Girl Scout Troop #76110
CONTACT: Kyla Waleka  508-685-8207
LOCATION: Lawler Branch
CONTACT:
  Kyla Waleka
  508.685.8207
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Monday November 19, 2018
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lawler Branch Tail Waggin' Tutor

Have your little one practice their reading skill and make a new friend with Breton, a therapy dog.

Register for a 20 minute session today by calling the Lawler Branch Library at 508-991-6216

CONTACT: Lawler Branch Library  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Have your little one practice their reading skill and make a new friend with Breton, a therapy dog.

Register for a 20 minute session today by calling the Lawler Branch Library at 508-991-6216

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch Library
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Library - New Bedford Chess Society

 

Join the New Bedford Chess Society at the New Bedford Public Library! Chess boards will be provided and instruction will be given. All ages are welcome and this event is free and open to the public. Bring a friend and play chess!

 
CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278  nbmref@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 

Join the New Bedford Chess Society at the New Bedford Public Library! Chess boards will be provided and instruction will be given. All ages are welcome and this event is free and open to the public. Bring a friend and play chess!

 
CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  nbmref@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Tuesday November 20, 2018
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lawler Branch Scrabble Scramble

Make new friends. Come join our scrabble group.

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Make new friends. Come join our scrabble group.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lawler Branch Coloring for Adults

 We have coloring sheets for adults which are a great stress reliever.

 All skill levels welcome!

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 We have coloring sheets for adults which are a great stress reliever.

 All skill levels welcome!

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wilks Library Knit Wits Knitting Group

Bring your current project or start a new one with other like-minded knitters!  New and experienced knitters or crocheters welcome.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Bring your current project or start a new one with other like-minded knitters!  New and experienced knitters or crocheters welcome.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lawler Branch PM Book Club

This is our monthly meeting where we will be discussing a book chosen by the group. Meets on the second Tuesday of every month.

October: Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

 

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

This is our monthly meeting where we will be discussing a book chosen by the group. Meets on the second Tuesday of every month.

October: Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

 

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Wilks Library: Pinterest Club

Join us every month for our adult crafting club.  No fails, just successes!

Please sign up by contacting the library.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Join us every month for our adult crafting club.  No fails, just successes!

Please sign up by contacting the library.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Library - Advanced Computing (Part 3)

Advanced Computing for Adults - Part 3. This is the final class of the Computing for Adults series for this month. You must have completed the Introduction and Intermediate Computing classes before taking this course. You will learn advanced computer techniques including troubleshooting. Please register for this class by calling 508-991-6278

CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Advanced Computing for Adults - Part 3. This is the final class of the Computing for Adults series for this month. You must have completed the Introduction and Intermediate Computing classes before taking this course. You will learn advanced computer techniques including troubleshooting. Please register for this class by calling 508-991-6278

CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Wednesday November 21, 2018
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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Family Game Night

Every 3rd Wednesday of the month, drop in anytime from 4-8pm for a Family Game Night!

Games will be provided and you can bring your favorite game too!

Hope to see you there!

CONTACT: Bethany Coito  5089791647  bcoito@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

Every 3rd Wednesday of the month, drop in anytime from 4-8pm for a Family Game Night!

Games will be provided and you can bring your favorite game too!

Hope to see you there!

CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

Saturday November 24, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Downtown Library - Intro to Ancestry Library Edition: Vital Records Collection

Join Special Collections Library Assistant MaryEllen Cecil for an overview of the basic features of the vital records collection on Ancestry Library Edition,  as well as a discussion on searching techniques that lead to successful search results. Come discover your roots!

Main Library-Meeting Room, 3rd Floor

CONTACT: MaryEllen Cecil  508-991-6276  nbmhistory@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Join Special Collections Library Assistant MaryEllen Cecil for an overview of the basic features of the vital records collection on Ancestry Library Edition,  as well as a discussion on searching techniques that lead to successful search results. Come discover your roots!

Main Library-Meeting Room, 3rd Floor

CONTACT:
  MaryEllen Cecil
  508.991.6276
  nbmhistory@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Family Story Time

Join us every Saturday at 11am at the Main Library Children's Room for Family Story Time. 
Great for all ages! Hope to see you there!

CONTACT: Bethany Coito  5089791647  bcoito@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

Join us every Saturday at 11am at the Main Library Children's Room for Family Story Time. 
Great for all ages! Hope to see you there!

CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Howland-Green Once Upon a Cuento: Bilingual/Bilingue

Children’s Stories read in Spanish and English!

Cuentos para niños leÍdos en Español y Ingles!

CONTACT: George Ripley  508-991-6212  gripley@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Children’s Stories read in Spanish and English!

Cuentos para niños leÍdos en Español y Ingles!

CONTACT:
  George Ripley
  508.991.6212
  gripley@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Monday November 26, 2018
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Library - New Bedford Chess Society

 

Join the New Bedford Chess Society at the New Bedford Public Library! Chess boards will be provided and instruction will be given. All ages are welcome and this event is free and open to the public. Bring a friend and play chess!

 
CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278  nbmref@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 

Join the New Bedford Chess Society at the New Bedford Public Library! Chess boards will be provided and instruction will be given. All ages are welcome and this event is free and open to the public. Bring a friend and play chess!

 
CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  nbmref@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Tuesday November 27, 2018
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lawler Branch Coloring for Adults

 We have coloring sheets for adults which are a great stress reliever.

 All skill levels welcome!

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 We have coloring sheets for adults which are a great stress reliever.

 All skill levels welcome!

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wilks Library Knit Wits Knitting Group

Bring your current project or start a new one with other like-minded knitters!  New and experienced knitters or crocheters welcome.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Bring your current project or start a new one with other like-minded knitters!  New and experienced knitters or crocheters welcome.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown - Gardening Advice

The New Bedford Downtown Library offers gardening advice and feedback from professional Arborist Bill White every last Tuesday of the month at 7PM in the 3rd floor Meeting Room. Each month has a theme and all gardening questions from novice to expert are accepted! This event is free and open to the public.

Schedule:

 

February 27th at 7PM - Planning: seed starting, pot selection, and seed swap (Held in the Trustees' Room)
March 27th at 7PM - Seed starting: culling, watering, fertilizer, composting
April 24th at 7PM - Spring lawn care: Fertilizing, aerating, over-seeding
May 29th at 7PM - Planting: Annuals, perennials, design layout for pots and windows
June 26th at 7PM - Seasonal Pruning: What to prune and what not to prune
July 31st at 7PM - Summer Lawn Care: Watering and fertilizer
August 28th at 7PM - Watering: Early vegetable harvest, seed collecting
September 25th at 7PM - Fall Shrub Trimming
October 30th at 7PM - Fall Harvest - Fall planters, preparation for next season
November 27th at 7PM - Christmas greens, wreaths, and trees
CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278
LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

The New Bedford Downtown Library offers gardening advice and feedback from professional Arborist Bill White every last Tuesday of the month at 7PM in the 3rd floor Meeting Room. Each month has a theme and all gardening questions from novice to expert are accepted! This event is free and open to the public.

Schedule:

 

February 27th at 7PM - Planning: seed starting, pot selection, and seed swap (Held in the Trustees' Room)
March 27th at 7PM - Seed starting: culling, watering, fertilizer, composting
April 24th at 7PM - Spring lawn care: Fertilizing, aerating, over-seeding
May 29th at 7PM - Planting: Annuals, perennials, design layout for pots and windows
June 26th at 7PM - Seasonal Pruning: What to prune and what not to prune
July 31st at 7PM - Summer Lawn Care: Watering and fertilizer
August 28th at 7PM - Watering: Early vegetable harvest, seed collecting
September 25th at 7PM - Fall Shrub Trimming
October 30th at 7PM - Fall Harvest - Fall planters, preparation for next season
November 27th at 7PM - Christmas greens, wreaths, and trees
CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  

LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

Wednesday November 28, 2018
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Downtown Library - Cape Verdean Consulate

Cape Verdean Consulate will be at the New Bedford Downtown Library in the 2nd floor Study Room the last Wednesday of every month. If you have questions please call:

Cape Verdean Association of Brockton - 508-559-0056

-or-

Consulate of Cape Verde | Quincy, MA - 617-353-0014

*Please note- The representative takes a half hour lunch break around 12PM or 1PM between appointments.

CONTACT: Cape Verdean Consulate  508-559-0056
LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

Cape Verdean Consulate will be at the New Bedford Downtown Library in the 2nd floor Study Room the last Wednesday of every month. If you have questions please call:

Cape Verdean Association of Brockton - 508-559-0056

-or-

Consulate of Cape Verde | Quincy, MA - 617-353-0014

*Please note- The representative takes a half hour lunch break around 12PM or 1PM between appointments.

CONTACT:
  Cape Verdean Consulate
  508.559.0056
  

LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Library - Writers' Workshop with Nick LeBlanc

Join us for a Writers' Workshop at the New Bedford Downtown Library! Bring a sample of your writing for peer review and feedback. Receive professional guidance from author, Nick LeBlanc. 

CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278  nbmref@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Study Room 2

Join us for a Writers' Workshop at the New Bedford Downtown Library! Bring a sample of your writing for peer review and feedback. Receive professional guidance from author, Nick LeBlanc. 

CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  nbmref@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Study Room 2

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Feng Shui Your Workplace: Feng Shui principles to optimize your workplace and/or your business

Feng Shui Your Workplace: Feng Shui principles to optimize your workplace and/or your business presented by Megan Pogash

CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Feng Shui Your Workplace: Feng Shui principles to optimize your workplace and/or your business presented by Megan Pogash

CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Thursday November 29, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Downtown Library - Advanced Computing (Part 3)

Advanced Computing for Adults - Part 3. This is the final class of the Computing for Adults series for this month. You must have completed the Introduction and Intermediate Computing classes before taking this course. You will learn advanced computer techniques including troubleshooting. Please register for this class by calling 508-991-6278

CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Advanced Computing for Adults - Part 3. This is the final class of the Computing for Adults series for this month. You must have completed the Introduction and Intermediate Computing classes before taking this course. You will learn advanced computer techniques including troubleshooting. Please register for this class by calling 508-991-6278

CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lawler Branch Scrabble Scramble

Make new friends. Come join our scrabble group.

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Make new friends. Come join our scrabble group.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Howland-Green Storytime

Welcome to Howland-Green storytime!
Storytime at the library is designed to engage children’s natural curiosity. Even at the youngest ages, time spent reading, singing, playing, and talking helps children develop important literary skills. This program is free and no registration is required.

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Welcome to Howland-Green storytime!
Storytime at the library is designed to engage children’s natural curiosity. Even at the youngest ages, time spent reading, singing, playing, and talking helps children develop important literary skills. This program is free and no registration is required.

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Lawler Branch Teen Anime Club

Talk about your favorite Japanese-style comic or animated series that you've read or been watching and make crafts based on Japanese culture or anime!

CONTACT:   508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Talk about your favorite Japanese-style comic or animated series that you've read or been watching and make crafts based on Japanese culture or anime!

CONTACT:
  
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Howland-Green Much Ado About Crafting: Adult Craft

CONTACT: George Ripley  5089916212  gripley@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

CONTACT:
  George Ripley
  5089916212
  gripley@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Friday November 30, 2018
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lawler Branch TGIF Technically Good Information

Get some one-on-one tech help from your friendly library staff.

Every Friday from 10 AM to 1 PM

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Get some one-on-one tech help from your friendly library staff.

Every Friday from 10 AM to 1 PM

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lawler Branch Fall Story & Craft Time

Bring you children, grandkids, etc. and enjoy some fall themed pictures books along with a craft activity they'll enjoy!

Children of all ages welcome!

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Bring you children, grandkids, etc. and enjoy some fall themed pictures books along with a craft activity they'll enjoy!

Children of all ages welcome!

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Howland-Green Teen Game Time

 

Come to the library to relax, hang out, and have fun!   You'll be able to choose from a variety of board and  video games, as well as different card games. You could also bring your own Magic:the Gathering or Yu-Gi-Oh decks. Its your move!

CONTACT: George Ripley  5089916212  gripley@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 

Come to the library to relax, hang out, and have fun!   You'll be able to choose from a variety of board and  video games, as well as different card games. You could also bring your own Magic:the Gathering or Yu-Gi-Oh decks. Its your move!

CONTACT:
  George Ripley
  5089916212
  gripley@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Saturday December 1, 2018
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Howland-Green: Representative Tony Cabral's Constituents Meeting

State Representative Antonio Cabral hosts his monthly office hours to meet with his constituents at the Howland-Green Branch Library. 

CONTACT: Rep. Cabral's Office  617-722-2017  Antonio.Cabral@mahouse.gov
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

State Representative Antonio Cabral hosts his monthly office hours to meet with his constituents at the Howland-Green Branch Library. 

CONTACT:
  Rep. Cabral's Office
  617.722.2017
  Antonio.Cabral@mahouse.gov

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Family Story Time

Join us every Saturday at 11am at the Main Library Children's Room for Family Story Time. 
Great for all ages! Hope to see you there!

CONTACT: Bethany Coito  5089791647  bcoito@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

Join us every Saturday at 11am at the Main Library Children's Room for Family Story Time. 
Great for all ages! Hope to see you there!

CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Girl Scout Troop #76110
CONTACT: Kyla Waleka  508-685-8207
LOCATION: Lawler Branch
CONTACT:
  Kyla Waleka
  508.685.8207
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Monday December 3, 2018
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lawler Branch Tail Waggin' Tutor

Have your little one practice their reading skill and make a new friend with Breton, a therapy dog.

Register for a 20 minute session today by calling the Lawler Branch Library at 508-991-6216

CONTACT: Lawler Branch Library  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Have your little one practice their reading skill and make a new friend with Breton, a therapy dog.

Register for a 20 minute session today by calling the Lawler Branch Library at 508-991-6216

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch Library
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Library - New Bedford Chess Society

 

Join the New Bedford Chess Society at the New Bedford Public Library! Chess boards will be provided and instruction will be given. All ages are welcome and this event is free and open to the public. Bring a friend and play chess!

 
CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278  nbmref@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 

Join the New Bedford Chess Society at the New Bedford Public Library! Chess boards will be provided and instruction will be given. All ages are welcome and this event is free and open to the public. Bring a friend and play chess!

 
CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  nbmref@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Tuesday December 4, 2018
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lawler Branch Coloring for Adults

 We have coloring sheets for adults which are a great stress reliever.

 All skill levels welcome!

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 We have coloring sheets for adults which are a great stress reliever.

 All skill levels welcome!

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wilks Library Knit Wits Knitting Group

Bring your current project or start a new one with other like-minded knitters!  New and experienced knitters or crocheters welcome.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Bring your current project or start a new one with other like-minded knitters!  New and experienced knitters or crocheters welcome.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Library - Introduction to Computing (Part 1)

Introduction to Computing for Adults - Part 1. This class is a prerequisite for Intermediate and Advanced Computing for Adults. You will learn the basics of using the mouse and keyboard, become familiar with the parts of a window and explore new terminology that will be used in later classes. Please register for this class by calling 508-991-6278

CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Introduction to Computing for Adults - Part 1. This class is a prerequisite for Intermediate and Advanced Computing for Adults. You will learn the basics of using the mouse and keyboard, become familiar with the parts of a window and explore new terminology that will be used in later classes. Please register for this class by calling 508-991-6278

CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Thursday December 6, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Downtown Library - Introduction to Computing (Part 1)

Introduction to Computing for Adults - Part 1. This class is a prerequisite for Intermediate and Advanced Computing for Adults. You will learn the basics of using the mouse and keyboard, become familiar with the parts of a window and explore new terminology that will be used in later classes. Please register for this class by calling 508-991-6278

CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Introduction to Computing for Adults - Part 1. This class is a prerequisite for Intermediate and Advanced Computing for Adults. You will learn the basics of using the mouse and keyboard, become familiar with the parts of a window and explore new terminology that will be used in later classes. Please register for this class by calling 508-991-6278

CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler Branch Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Help with the development of the teen room by giving your input to help plan out future events.

Meets on the first Thursday of every month at 4 PM.

CONTACT:   508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Help with the development of the teen room by giving your input to help plan out future events.

Meets on the first Thursday of every month at 4 PM.

CONTACT:
  
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Lawler Branch Adulting 101

Get ready for the real world by learning valuable skills to help you in your adult life.

Meets on the first Thursday of the month, right after our TAB Meeting, at 4:30 PM

CONTACT:   508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Get ready for the real world by learning valuable skills to help you in your adult life.

Meets on the first Thursday of the month, right after our TAB Meeting, at 4:30 PM

CONTACT:
  
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
SEL Workshop

Early Childhood Workshop 

Preregistration required

CONTACT: Bethany Coito  5089791647  bcoito@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Early Childhood Workshop 

Preregistration required

CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Friday December 7, 2018
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lawler Branch TGIF Technically Good Information

Get some one-on-one tech help from your friendly library staff.

Every Friday from 10 AM to 1 PM

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Get some one-on-one tech help from your friendly library staff.

Every Friday from 10 AM to 1 PM

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lawler Branch Fall Story & Craft Time

Bring you children, grandkids, etc. and enjoy some fall themed pictures books along with a craft activity they'll enjoy!

Children of all ages welcome!

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Bring you children, grandkids, etc. and enjoy some fall themed pictures books along with a craft activity they'll enjoy!

Children of all ages welcome!

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Saturday December 8, 2018
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Family Story Time

Join us every Saturday at 11am at the Main Library Children's Room for Family Story Time. 
Great for all ages! Hope to see you there!

CONTACT: Bethany Coito  5089791647  bcoito@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

Join us every Saturday at 11am at the Main Library Children's Room for Family Story Time. 
Great for all ages! Hope to see you there!

CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Girl Scout Troop #76110
CONTACT: Kyla Waleka  508-685-8207
LOCATION: Lawler Branch
CONTACT:
  Kyla Waleka
  508.685.8207
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Monday December 10, 2018
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Library - New Bedford Chess Society

 

Join the New Bedford Chess Society at the New Bedford Public Library! Chess boards will be provided and instruction will be given. All ages are welcome and this event is free and open to the public. Bring a friend and play chess!

 
CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278  nbmref@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 

Join the New Bedford Chess Society at the New Bedford Public Library! Chess boards will be provided and instruction will be given. All ages are welcome and this event is free and open to the public. Bring a friend and play chess!

 
CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  nbmref@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Tuesday December 11, 2018
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lawler Branch Coloring for Adults

 We have coloring sheets for adults which are a great stress reliever.

 All skill levels welcome!

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 We have coloring sheets for adults which are a great stress reliever.

 All skill levels welcome!

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wilks Library Knit Wits Knitting Group

Bring your current project or start a new one with other like-minded knitters!  New and experienced knitters or crocheters welcome.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Bring your current project or start a new one with other like-minded knitters!  New and experienced knitters or crocheters welcome.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Bookemon's Children's Book Club

Bookemon's Children's Book Club meets every 2nd Wednesday of the month at the Wilks Library.
All reading levels are welcome!
Pick a book, Share a book, Play Games!
(Children in grades 1-6)
Hope to see you there!

CONTACT: Bethany Coito  5089791647  bcoito@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Bookemon's Children's Book Club meets every 2nd Wednesday of the month at the Wilks Library.
All reading levels are welcome!
Pick a book, Share a book, Play Games!
(Children in grades 1-6)
Hope to see you there!

CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Library - Intermediate Computing (Part 2)

Intermediate Computing for Adults - Part 2. This class is a prerequisite for Advanced Computing for Adults. You must have completed the Introduction to Computing class before taking this course. You will learn the basics of using the internet, safe web browsing, downloading and uploading. Please register for this class by calling 508-991-6278

CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Intermediate Computing for Adults - Part 2. This class is a prerequisite for Advanced Computing for Adults. You must have completed the Introduction to Computing class before taking this course. You will learn the basics of using the internet, safe web browsing, downloading and uploading. Please register for this class by calling 508-991-6278

CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Wednesday December 12, 2018
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10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
BCBS HEALTH & WELLNESS EVENT for city employees
CONTACT: Sandra Vezina  508-979-1444
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Sandra Vezina
  508.979.1444
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Library - Adult Book Club

Come to the Adult Book Club at the New Bedford Downtown Library in the Trustees' Room on the 3rd floor. A book will be selected to read for each month and you can pick up your copy at the Circulation Desk on the first floor. Books can be borrowed for a total of one month. Discussion questions will be provided with the book rentals.

CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278  aferguson@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

Come to the Adult Book Club at the New Bedford Downtown Library in the Trustees' Room on the 3rd floor. A book will be selected to read for each month and you can pick up your copy at the Circulation Desk on the first floor. Books can be borrowed for a total of one month. Discussion questions will be provided with the book rentals.

CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  aferguson@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Library - Writers' Workshop with Nick LeBlanc

Join us for a Writers' Workshop at the New Bedford Downtown Library! Bring a sample of your writing for peer review and feedback. Receive professional guidance from author, Nick LeBlanc. 

CONTACT: Amy Ferguson  508-991-6278  nbmref@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Study Room 2