Thursday July 18, 2019
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler Branch Teen Video Game Club

For ages 11- 19

 

Share your love of video games with fellow teens!

Participate in tournaments, talk about your favorite games, and have a blast!

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For ages 11- 19

 

Share your love of video games with fellow teens!

Participate in tournaments, talk about your favorite games, and have a blast!

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Lawler Branch Teen Writers Group

For ages 11 - 19

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 3rd Thursday of every month at 5 PM.
CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For ages 11 - 19

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 3rd Thursday of every month at 5 PM.
CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Casa da Saudade Tech Days / Apoio às Novas Tecnologias

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

Give us a call to set up an appointment.

CONTACT: Casa da Saudade Branch  508-991-6218  dferreira@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

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

Give us a call to set up an appointment.

CONTACT:
  Casa da Saudade Branch
  508.991.6218
  dferreira@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

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

Join us for adult craft night every Thursday at Howland-Green!

Craft: Woven Wall Hangings
 
Simple yarn woven wall hangings using handmade looms provided by the library.
 

Event is free and registration is not required.

 

CONTACT: Howland-Green Branch  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Join us for adult craft night every Thursday at Howland-Green!

Craft: Woven Wall Hangings
 
Simple yarn woven wall hangings using handmade looms provided by the library.
 

Event is free and registration is not required.

 

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Friday July 19, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
School Based Counseling

Community counseling of Bristol County

CONTACT: Nicole Craig  508-514-9517
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Community counseling of Bristol County

CONTACT:
  Nicole Craig
  508.514.9517
  

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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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lawler Branch A Universe of Stories

Stop by the New Bedford Free Public Library Lawler Branch for our summer reading story & craft time, where every week we read books and do crafts all about space!

Sign-ups are not required, but HIGHLY encouraged! smiley

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

Stop by the New Bedford Free Public Library Lawler Branch for our summer reading story & craft time, where every week we read books and do crafts all about space!

Sign-ups are not required, but HIGHLY encouraged! smiley

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Saturday July 20, 2019
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wilks Library: Drop-in Legos

Drop-in to play and build with legos every Saturday!

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

Drop-in to play and build with legos every Saturday!

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library A Universe of Stories 1st Mime on the Moon
Join us at the Main Library Children's Room for Summer Reading fun!
 
Be prepared for out of this world fun and laughter with Robert Rivest! Using mime, comedy, and interactive stories, Robert explores a universe of humorous space stories.
 
Learn cool mime illusions, act out how to be a test pilot, go through astronaut training, take a rocket into outer space, float around in weightlessness, walk on the moon and more!
 
All ages are welcome for this free event and no registration is required. Hope to see you there!
CONTACT: Bethany Coito  5089791647  bcoito@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
Join us at the Main Library Children's Room for Summer Reading fun!
 
Be prepared for out of this world fun and laughter with Robert Rivest! Using mime, comedy, and interactive stories, Robert explores a universe of humorous space stories.
 
Learn cool mime illusions, act out how to be a test pilot, go through astronaut training, take a rocket into outer space, float around in weightlessness, walk on the moon and more!
 
All ages are welcome for this free event and no registration is required. Hope to see you there!
CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Casa da Saudade Bilingual Story Time in Cape Verdean Creole and English

Children's stories in English and Cape Verdean Creole.

All are welcome!

CONTACT: Casa da Saudade Branch  508-991-6218  dferreira@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

Children's stories in English and Cape Verdean Creole.

All are welcome!

CONTACT:
  Casa da Saudade Branch
  508.991.6218
  dferreira@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
REHEARSAL
CONTACT: Russell Ramos
Monday July 22, 2019
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
U.S. Census 2020 Supervisor Training
CONTACT: Saira Roman  401-415-4841  omelo@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Saira Roman
  401.415.4841
  omelo@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Casa da Saudade Tech Days / Apoio às Novas Tecnologias

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

Give us a call to set up an appointment.

CONTACT: Casa da Saudade Branch  508-991-6218  dferreira@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

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

Give us a call to set up an appointment.

CONTACT:
  Casa da Saudade Branch
  508.991.6218
  dferreira@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lawler Branch In the Loop Knitting Group

Meets every Monday, except holidays, from 11 AM to 1 PM

Bring along your current project or start a new one as you chat with fellow knitters.

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

Meets every Monday, except holidays, from 11 AM to 1 PM

Bring along your current project or start a new one as you chat with fellow knitters.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

Join us for the opportunity to play and learn chess! All ages and all levels welcome!

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Join us for the opportunity to play and learn chess! All ages and all levels welcome!

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Tuesday July 23, 2019
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
U.S. Census 2020 Supervisor Training
CONTACT: Saira Roman  401-415-4841  omelo@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Saira Roman
  401.415.4841
  omelo@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wilks Library: Knit-wits Knitting Club

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  505-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  505.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler Branch Qigong at the Library

Bring you most comfortable shoes and exercise clothing to practice this Chinese system of physical exercises and breathing control.

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

Bring you most comfortable shoes and exercise clothing to practice this Chinese system of physical exercises and breathing control.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Howland-Green: A Universe of Stories

 

Q: What do you get when you cross an alien and something white and fluffy?

A: A martian-mallow!

Please join us at the Howland-Green Library as we read children's stories and make crafts based on a different galactic theme each week! 

Snacks are provided and registration is not required for this very cool (and free) event.

 

Craft: Aliens/Extraterrestres

 

CONTACT: Howland-Green Branch  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 

Q: What do you get when you cross an alien and something white and fluffy?

A: A martian-mallow!

Please join us at the Howland-Green Library as we read children's stories and make crafts based on a different galactic theme each week! 

Snacks are provided and registration is not required for this very cool (and free) event.

 

Craft: Aliens/Extraterrestres

 

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Casa da Saudade Children's Summer Reading Program

Please join us, at the Casa da Saudade Library, for Stories, Songs and Crafts.

All are welcome!

CONTACT: Casa da Saudade Branch  508-991-6218  dferreira@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

Please join us, at the Casa da Saudade Library, for Stories, Songs and Crafts.

All are welcome!

CONTACT:
  Casa da Saudade Branch
  508.991.6218
  dferreira@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Wilks Library: PJ Story Hour

Come in your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal to listen to stories and do a craft before bedtime!

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

Come in your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal to listen to stories and do a craft before bedtime!

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Wednesday July 24, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wilks Library: A Universe of Stories

Join us at the Wilks Library for stories and crafts every week.

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

Join us at the Wilks Library for stories and crafts every week.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
MassHealth Public Listening Session

Public Listening Session: Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Program Enhancements

CONTACT: Elise Emerson  617-222-7456
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Public Listening Session: Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Program Enhancements

CONTACT:
  Elise Emerson
  617.222.7456
  

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 July 25, 2019
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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 - 3:30 PM
Wilks Library: Book Club

Sink your teeth into a great book and a great discussion!  Books can be picked up at the Wilks Library:

July - Summer Wives by Beatriz Williams

August - Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford

September - Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

October - Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman

November - Blue Collars by Catherine McLaughlin

December - The Ensemble by Aja Gabel

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

Sink your teeth into a great book and a great discussion!  Books can be picked up at the Wilks Library:

July - Summer Wives by Beatriz Williams

August - Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford

September - Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

October - Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman

November - Blue Collars by Catherine McLaughlin

December - The Ensemble by Aja Gabel

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Howland-Green: A Universe of Stories - Animal World Experience

 

Are reptiles slimy? Are they cold blooded? What actually makes a reptile a reptile?

Together with animal expert, Matt Gabriel, we will answer these questions and many more while we become acquainted with some incredible animals.

All ages welcome and registration is not required for this very cool (and free) event!

 
CONTACT: Howland-Green Branch  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 

Are reptiles slimy? Are they cold blooded? What actually makes a reptile a reptile?

Together with animal expert, Matt Gabriel, we will answer these questions and many more while we become acquainted with some incredible animals.

All ages welcome and registration is not required for this very cool (and free) event!

 
CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler Branch Teen Anime Club

For ages 11 - 19

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: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For ages 11 - 19

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:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Casa da Saudade Tech Days / Apoio às Novas Tecnologias

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

Give us a call to set up an appointment.

CONTACT: Casa da Saudade Branch  508-991-6218  dferreira@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

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

Give us a call to set up an appointment.

CONTACT:
  Casa da Saudade Branch
  508.991.6218
  dferreira@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wilks Library: Financial Planning

Have questions about your finances?  Want to learn how to save for that big purchase or improve your credit score?  Ask a financial planner!  Call the Wilks Library to sign up for a free 30-minute session and get your questions answered!

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

Have questions about your finances?  Want to learn how to save for that big purchase or improve your credit score?  Ask a financial planner!  Call the Wilks Library to sign up for a free 30-minute session and get your questions answered!

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

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

Join us for adult craft night every Thursday at Howland-Green!

Craft: Felt Garland

Easy and fun, various colors of felt are tied together to make a garland for your home!

Event is free and registration is not required.

 

CONTACT: Howland-Green Branch  5008-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Join us for adult craft night every Thursday at Howland-Green!

Craft: Felt Garland

Easy and fun, various colors of felt are tied together to make a garland for your home!

Event is free and registration is not required.

 

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  5008.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cape Verdean Recognition Parade
CONTACT: Diane  508-944-7625
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Diane
  508.944.7625
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Friday July 26, 2019
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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 A Universe of Stories

Stop by the New Bedford Free Public Library Lawler Branch for our summer reading story & craft time, where every week we read books and do crafts all about space!

Sign-ups are not required, but HIGHLY encouraged! smiley

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

Stop by the New Bedford Free Public Library Lawler Branch for our summer reading story & craft time, where every week we read books and do crafts all about space!

Sign-ups are not required, but HIGHLY encouraged! smiley

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Saturday July 27, 2019
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wilks Library: Drop-in Legos

Drop-in to play and build with legos every Saturday!

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

Drop-in to play and build with legos every Saturday!

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library A Universe of Stories Exotic Pets
Join us at the Children's Room to meet exotic pets including a variety of reptiles, learn about different habitats, and more!
 
All ages are welcome for this free event and no registration is required. Hope to see you there!
CONTACT: Bethany Coito  5089791647  bcoito@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
Join us at the Children's Room to meet exotic pets including a variety of reptiles, learn about different habitats, and more!
 
All ages are welcome for this free event and no registration is required. Hope to see you there!
CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

 
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lawler Branch Dungeons & Dragons

For young adults ages 16+

Play the classic tabletop game where you create your very own hero to embark on a universe of stories.

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

For young adults ages 16+

Play the classic tabletop game where you create your very own hero to embark on a universe of stories.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Casa da Saudade Bilingual Story Time in Portuguese and English

Children's stories in English and Portuguese.

All are welcome!

CONTACT: Casa da Saudade Branch  508-991-6218  dferreira@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

Children's stories in English and Portuguese.

All are welcome!

CONTACT:
  Casa da Saudade Branch
  508.991.6218
  dferreira@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Downtown Library Garden Club with Bill White
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room
 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Casa da Saudade Portuguese Knitting / Malhas à Portuguesa

Traga as suas agulhas e junte-se a nós para mais
um Encontro de Malha à Portuguesa,
um espaço de convívio e partilha.

Tod@s são bem vindos!


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Bring your needles and join us for another
Gathering of Portuguese Knitting,
a time to share and be together.

All are welcome!

CONTACT: Daniela Ferreira  508-991-6218  dferreira@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

Traga as suas agulhas e junte-se a nós para mais
um Encontro de Malha à Portuguesa,
um espaço de convívio e partilha.

Tod@s são bem vindos!


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Bring your needles and join us for another
Gathering of Portuguese Knitting,
a time to share and be together.

All are welcome!

CONTACT:
  Daniela Ferreira
  508.991.6218
  dferreira@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

Monday July 29, 2019
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
U.S. Census 2020 Supervisor Training
CONTACT: Saira Roman  401-415-4841  omelo@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Saira Roman
  401.415.4841
  omelo@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Casa da Saudade Tech Days / Apoio às Novas Tecnologias

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

Give us a call to set up an appointment.

CONTACT: Casa da Saudade Branch  508-991-6218  dferreira@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

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

Give us a call to set up an appointment.

CONTACT:
  Casa da Saudade Branch
  508.991.6218
  dferreira@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lawler Branch In the Loop Knitting Group

Meets every Monday, except holidays, from 11 AM to 1 PM

Bring along your current project or start a new one as you chat with fellow knitters.

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

Meets every Monday, except holidays, from 11 AM to 1 PM

Bring along your current project or start a new one as you chat with fellow knitters.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

Join us for the opportunity to play and learn chess! All ages and all levels welcome!

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Join us for the opportunity to play and learn chess! All ages and all levels welcome!

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Tuesday July 30, 2019
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
U.S. Census 2020 Supervisor Training
CONTACT: Saira Roman  401-415-4841  omelo@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Saira Roman
  401.415.4841
  omelo@sailsinc.org

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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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wilks Library: Knit-wits Knitting Club

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  505-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  505.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Board of Library Trustees Meeting

NEW BEDFORD FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY

MEETING OF THE LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES

July 30 at 3:30 P.M.

Wilks Branch Library

1911 Acushnet Avenue

AGENDA

  1. Call to order – Ms. Henry
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Friends Report
  4. Staff Reports
  5. Director’s Report
  6. Committee Report

Art - 

Bookmobile – Ms. Rogers

Building – 

Finance – Ms. Fraga

Gifts – Fr. Harrington

Personnel – Ms. Rogers

Policy – Ms. Blake

Scholarship – Mr. Cruz

Security – Fr. Bebis

Old Business

New Business

Communication

Adjournment

CONTACT: Olivia Melo  508.961.3044  omelo@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

NEW BEDFORD FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY

MEETING OF THE LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES

July 30 at 3:30 P.M.

Wilks Branch Library

1911 Acushnet Avenue

AGENDA

  1. Call to order – Ms. Henry
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Friends Report
  4. Staff Reports
  5. Director’s Report
  6. Committee Report

Art - 

Bookmobile – Ms. Rogers

Building – 

Finance – Ms. Fraga

Gifts – Fr. Harrington

Personnel – Ms. Rogers

Policy – Ms. Blake

Scholarship – Mr. Cruz

Security – Fr. Bebis

Old Business

New Business

Communication

Adjournment

CONTACT:
  Olivia Melo
  508.961.3044
  omelo@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler Branch Qigong at the Library

Bring you most comfortable shoes and exercise clothing to practice this Chinese system of physical exercises and breathing control.

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

Bring you most comfortable shoes and exercise clothing to practice this Chinese system of physical exercises and breathing control.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Howland-Green: A Universe of Stories

Please join us at the Howland-Green Library as we read children's stories and make crafts based on a different galactic theme each week! 

Snacks are provided and registration is not required for this very cool (and free) event.

Craft: Space-Themed Wreaths/Guirnaldas Espaciales

Decorate your space with this very cool space-themed wreath!

 

CONTACT: Howland-Green Branch  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Please join us at the Howland-Green Library as we read children's stories and make crafts based on a different galactic theme each week! 

Snacks are provided and registration is not required for this very cool (and free) event.

Craft: Space-Themed Wreaths/Guirnaldas Espaciales

Decorate your space with this very cool space-themed wreath!

 

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Casa da Saudade Children's Summer Reading Program

Please join us, at the Casa da Saudade Library, for Stories, Songs and Crafts.

All are welcome!

CONTACT: Casa da Saudade Branch  508-991-6218  dferreira@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

Please join us, at the Casa da Saudade Library, for Stories, Songs and Crafts.

All are welcome!

CONTACT:
  Casa da Saudade Branch
  508.991.6218
  dferreira@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

Wednesday July 31, 2019
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cape Verdean Consulate

Services: Cape Verdean Association of Brockton, 575 North Montello St. For more information, call (508) 559-0056.

Consulate of Cape Verde: Quincy, MA offeres consulate services including visas. They can be contacted at (617) 353-0014. 300 Congress St. #204, Quincy, MA 02169

The representative takes a lunch break around noon. 

**The Cape Verdean Consulate is not associated with the New Bedford Public Library, please do not contact the library with questions regarding the Consulate.**

CONTACT: Cape Verde Consulate   617-353-0014
LOCATION: Study Room 2

Services: Cape Verdean Association of Brockton, 575 North Montello St. For more information, call (508) 559-0056.

Consulate of Cape Verde: Quincy, MA offeres consulate services including visas. They can be contacted at (617) 353-0014. 300 Congress St. #204, Quincy, MA 02169

The representative takes a lunch break around noon. 

**The Cape Verdean Consulate is not associated with the New Bedford Public Library, please do not contact the library with questions regarding the Consulate.**

CONTACT:
  Cape Verde Consulate 
  617.353.0014
  

LOCATION: Study Room 2

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wilks Library: A Universe of Stories

Join us at the Wilks Library for stories and crafts every week.

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

Join us at the Wilks Library for stories and crafts every week.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
City Hall
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room
Thursday August 1, 2019
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3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
United States Environmental Protection Agency

Public hearing for outer continental shelf air permit

CONTACT: Leiran Biton  617-918-0267
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Public hearing for outer continental shelf air permit

CONTACT:
  Leiran Biton
  617.918.0267
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

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

For ages 11 - 19

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: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For ages 11 - 19

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:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

For ages 11 - 19

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 5 PM

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For ages 11 - 19

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 5 PM

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

Join us for adult craft night every Thursday at Howland-Green!

Craft: Adult Coloring (every 1st Thursday of the month)
 
Event is free and registration is not required.
 
 
CONTACT: Howland-Green Branch  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Join us for adult craft night every Thursday at Howland-Green!

Craft: Adult Coloring (every 1st Thursday of the month)
 
Event is free and registration is not required.
 
 
CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Friday August 2, 2019
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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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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lawler Branch Song & Dance Around the Planet w/ Sagit Zilberman

Dance to, sing along with, and experience traditional music from cultures across the world! International jazz multi-instrumentalist Sagit Zilberman will perform an interactive global music program for families and children. This program introduces audience members to instruments such as the didgeridoo, rainstick, tongue drum, Handpan, saxophone, and through unique sounds and songs invites them to celebrate and appreciate our diverse planets’ nature, animals and cultures! It also empowers young, and young at heart to use their own voices, rhythm and body as instruments to play and create music with others.

An international musician from Israel, Sagit Zilberman is a Berklee college of Music, Performance Graduate. She has performed internationally and toured in more than 15 countries and 4 continents, among them being South-America, Europe, Middle-East, and Africa. Sagit shows her collection of unique instruments she has collected from her travels as well as teaches songs, words, and dances from around the world. The program Song & Dance Around the Planet features those songs and dances and is tailored for all ages. It unites the people as a community, it inspires and moves the audience (physically and emotionally), and it is spiritual and educational.

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

Dance to, sing along with, and experience traditional music from cultures across the world! International jazz multi-instrumentalist Sagit Zilberman will perform an interactive global music program for families and children. This program introduces audience members to instruments such as the didgeridoo, rainstick, tongue drum, Handpan, saxophone, and through unique sounds and songs invites them to celebrate and appreciate our diverse planets’ nature, animals and cultures! It also empowers young, and young at heart to use their own voices, rhythm and body as instruments to play and create music with others.

An international musician from Israel, Sagit Zilberman is a Berklee college of Music, Performance Graduate. She has performed internationally and toured in more than 15 countries and 4 continents, among them being South-America, Europe, Middle-East, and Africa. Sagit shows her collection of unique instruments she has collected from her travels as well as teaches songs, words, and dances from around the world. The program Song & Dance Around the Planet features those songs and dances and is tailored for all ages. It unites the people as a community, it inspires and moves the audience (physically and emotionally), and it is spiritual and educational.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Saturday August 3, 2019
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wilks Library: Drop-in Legos

Drop-in to play and build with legos every Saturday!

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

Drop-in to play and build with legos every Saturday!

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library A Universe of Stories Groovin Harmonies
Join us at the Children's Room to sing and groove to a universe of music therapy.
 
All ages are welcome for this free event and no registration is required. Hope to see you there!
 
Funding provided by: New Bedford Day Nursery Fund and Friends of the New Bedford Free Public Library.
CONTACT: Bethany Coito  5089791647  bcoito@sailsinc.org
Join us at the Children's Room to sing and groove to a universe of music therapy.
 
All ages are welcome for this free event and no registration is required. Hope to see you there!
 
Funding provided by: New Bedford Day Nursery Fund and Friends of the New Bedford Free Public Library.
CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Main Library NBSO Concert

The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra Free Concert Series at the New Bedford Library

Join us as we sing and dance our hearts out! 

Featuring quintet, trio, duo and solo performances by NBSO musicians at all New Bedford Free Public Library locations. All ages are welcome with no registration required. Hope to see you there!

Music in the City is funded by the Creative Commonwealth Initiative of the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts. 

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

The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra Free Concert Series at the New Bedford Library

Join us as we sing and dance our hearts out! 

Featuring quintet, trio, duo and solo performances by NBSO musicians at all New Bedford Free Public Library locations. All ages are welcome with no registration required. Hope to see you there!

Music in the City is funded by the Creative Commonwealth Initiative of the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts. 

CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Casa da Saudade Bilingual Story Time in Cape Verdean Creole and English

Children's stories in English and Cape Verdean Creole.

All are welcome!

CONTACT: Casa da Saudade Branch  508-991-6218  dferreira@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

Children's stories in English and Cape Verdean Creole.

All are welcome!

CONTACT:
  Casa da Saudade Branch
  508.991.6218
  dferreira@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

Monday August 5, 2019
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lawler Branch In the Loop Knitting Group

Meets every Monday, except holidays, from 11 AM to 1 PM

Bring along your current project or start a new one as you chat with fellow knitters.

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

Meets every Monday, except holidays, from 11 AM to 1 PM

Bring along your current project or start a new one as you chat with fellow knitters.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

Join us for the opportunity to play and learn chess! All ages and all levels welcome!

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Join us for the opportunity to play and learn chess! All ages and all levels welcome!

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Tuesday August 6, 2019
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wilks Library: Knit-wits Knitting Club

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  505-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  505.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Casa da Saudade Magic by Scott Jameson

See the show audiences are calling “Superb!”, “A blast!”, and “Heartwarming fun for the whole family.” Join magician and juggler Scott Jameson for an extraordinary performance that will have you laughing out loud and perched on the very edge of your seat.

Umbrellas will be plucked from thin air, a drawing will come to life, basketballs will be spun and juggled, and the audience will travel through time. Don’t miss it!

CONTACT: Casa da Saudade  508-991-6218
LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

See the show audiences are calling “Superb!”, “A blast!”, and “Heartwarming fun for the whole family.” Join magician and juggler Scott Jameson for an extraordinary performance that will have you laughing out loud and perched on the very edge of your seat.

Umbrellas will be plucked from thin air, a drawing will come to life, basketballs will be spun and juggled, and the audience will travel through time. Don’t miss it!

CONTACT:
  Casa da Saudade
  508.991.6218
  

LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Howland-Green: A Universe of Stories

 

Please join us at the Howland-Green Library as we read children's stories and make crafts based on a different galactic theme each week! 

Craft: Galaxy play dough/ Plastilina Galactica

You've created your own planet, now how about a galaxy? Play dough, sparkles, and colors, oh my! 

Snacks are provided and registration is not required for this very cool (and free) event.

 

CONTACT: Howland-Green Branch  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 

Please join us at the Howland-Green Library as we read children's stories and make crafts based on a different galactic theme each week! 

Craft: Galaxy play dough/ Plastilina Galactica

You've created your own planet, now how about a galaxy? Play dough, sparkles, and colors, oh my! 

Snacks are provided and registration is not required for this very cool (and free) event.

 

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Howland-Green: Teen Movie Night

 

Join us in the Howland-Green Teen Room for an authentic theater experience!

We will be rolling out the projector and settling in to watch Escape Room (rated PG-13). 

Don't be late! Movie starts at 6PM sharp. Event is free and registration is not required.

 

CONTACT: Howland-Green Branch  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 

Join us in the Howland-Green Teen Room for an authentic theater experience!

We will be rolling out the projector and settling in to watch Escape Room (rated PG-13). 

Don't be late! Movie starts at 6PM sharp. Event is free and registration is not required.

 

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Wednesday August 7, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wilks Library: A Universe of Stories

Join us at the Wilks Library for stories and crafts every week.

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

Join us at the Wilks Library for stories and crafts every week.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Thursday August 8, 2019
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wilks Library: Take Back Control: Financial Literacy Workshop

Have you suffered a reduction in income?  Are you having difficulties making your mortgage or rental payment on time?  Need help budgeting?

Catholic Social Services is offering financial capability workshops and one-to-one counseling to all, including homeowners and renters facing financial difficulties.  

Please sign up for this free workshop by contacting the Wilks Library.

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

Have you suffered a reduction in income?  Are you having difficulties making your mortgage or rental payment on time?  Need help budgeting?

Catholic Social Services is offering financial capability workshops and one-to-one counseling to all, including homeowners and renters facing financial difficulties.  

Please sign up for this free workshop by contacting the Wilks Library.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler Branch Teen Video Game Club

For ages 11- 19

 

Share your love of video games with fellow teens!

Participate in tournaments, talk about your favorite games, and have a blast!

 

Meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For ages 11- 19

 

Share your love of video games with fellow teens!

Participate in tournaments, talk about your favorite games, and have a blast!

 

Meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Main Library AHA Night Ukulele Band

Join us for a free music performance by The Unlikely Strummers Ukulele Band.

Come sing and dance along to family friendly songs!

All ages are welcome for this free event and no registration is required. Hope to see you there!

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

Join us for a free music performance by The Unlikely Strummers Ukulele Band.

Come sing and dance along to family friendly songs!

All ages are welcome for this free event and no registration is required. 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

 

Join us for adult craft night every Thursday at Howland-Green!

Craft: Magazine Bowls
 
This is a two part session, but patrons can join either one!
 
Event is free and registration is not required.
 
 
CONTACT: Howland-Green Branch  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 

Join us for adult craft night every Thursday at Howland-Green!

Craft: Magazine Bowls
 
This is a two part session, but patrons can join either one!
 
Event is free and registration is not required.
 
 
CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
National Book Award Author Event
CONTACT: Dale Easton  508.991.6280  deaston@sailsinc.org
CONTACT:
  Dale Easton
  508.991.6280
  deaston@sailsinc.org

Friday August 9, 2019
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lawler Branch Magic by Scott Jameson

See the show audiences are calling “Superb!”, “A blast!”, and “Heartwarming fun for the whole family.” Join magician and juggler Scott Jameson for an extraordinary performance that will have you laughing out loud and perched on the very edge of your seat.

Umbrellas will be plucked from thin air, a drawing will come to life, basketballs will be spun and juggled, and the audience will travel through time. Don’t miss it!

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

See the show audiences are calling “Superb!”, “A blast!”, and “Heartwarming fun for the whole family.” Join magician and juggler Scott Jameson for an extraordinary performance that will have you laughing out loud and perched on the very edge of your seat.

Umbrellas will be plucked from thin air, a drawing will come to life, basketballs will be spun and juggled, and the audience will travel through time. Don’t miss it!

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler Branch Teen Anime Club

For ages 11 - 19

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: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For ages 11 - 19

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:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Saturday August 10, 2019
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wilks Library: Drop-in Legos

Drop-in to play and build with legos every Saturday!

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

Drop-in to play and build with legos every Saturday!

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Downtown Library Intro to Ancestry Library Edition: Military Records Collection

Join Special Collections Library Assistant MaryEllen Cecil for an overview of the basic features of the Military 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 Military 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
Main Library A Universe of Stories: The Story of Toto

Learn about the Toto's story and meet the miracle cat the survived a tornado in Western MA in 2011 by being rescued by EMT Jonathan Hall.

Join us after to create cat toys to donate to a local animal shelter.

All ages are welcome for this free event and no registration is required. Hope to see you there!

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

Learn about the Toto's story and meet the miracle cat the survived a tornado in Western MA in 2011 by being rescued by EMT Jonathan Hall.

Join us after to create cat toys to donate to a local animal shelter.

All ages are welcome for this free event and no registration is required. 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
Wilks Library: The Story of Toto

Learn about the Toto the Tornado Kitten's story and meet the miracle cat who survived a tornado in Western MA in 2011 by being rescued by EMT Jonathan Hall.

All ages are welcome for this free event.

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

Learn about the Toto the Tornado Kitten's story and meet the miracle cat who survived a tornado in Western MA in 2011 by being rescued by EMT Jonathan Hall.

All ages are welcome for this free event.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Casa da Saudade Bilingual Story Time in Portuguese and English

Children's stories in English and Portuguese.

All are welcome!

CONTACT: Casa da Saudade Branch  508-991-6218  dferreira@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

Children's stories in English and Portuguese.

All are welcome!

CONTACT:
  Casa da Saudade Branch
  508.991.6218
  dferreira@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

Monday August 12, 2019
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lawler Branch In the Loop Knitting Group

Meets every Monday, except holidays, from 11 AM to 1 PM

Bring along your current project or start a new one as you chat with fellow knitters.

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

Meets every Monday, except holidays, from 11 AM to 1 PM

Bring along your current project or start a new one as you chat with fellow knitters.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

Join us for the opportunity to play and learn chess! All ages and all levels welcome!

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Join us for the opportunity to play and learn chess! All ages and all levels welcome!

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Tuesday August 13, 2019
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wilks Library: Knit-wits Knitting Club

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  505-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  505.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Howland-Green: A Universe of Stories

 

Please join us at the Howland-Green Library as we read children's stories and make crafts based on a different galactic theme each week!

Craft: Pool Noodle Lightsaber/ Sable de luz hecho con un flotador

Battle the dark side with your very own light saber!

Snacks are provided and registration is not required for this very cool (and free) event.

 

CONTACT: Howland-Green Branch  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 

Please join us at the Howland-Green Library as we read children's stories and make crafts based on a different galactic theme each week!

Craft: Pool Noodle Lightsaber/ Sable de luz hecho con un flotador

Battle the dark side with your very own light saber!

Snacks are provided and registration is not required for this very cool (and free) event.

 

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Casa da Saudade Children's Summer Reading Program

Please join us, at the Casa da Saudade Library, for Stories, Songs and Crafts.

All are welcome!

CONTACT: Casa da Saudade Branch  508-991-6218  dferreira@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

Please join us, at the Casa da Saudade Library, for Stories, Songs and Crafts.

All are welcome!

CONTACT:
  Casa da Saudade Branch
  508.991.6218
  dferreira@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Howland-Green: Teen Game Night

 

Come challenge your friends to a game on our PlayStation 3 console!

Answer video game trivia for a chance to win a prize!

Snacks and board games will also be available.

Event is free and registration is not required. However, a valid library card is needed to lend out the game console. Ask at front desk for more games and more info!

 

CONTACT: Howland-Green Branch  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 

Come challenge your friends to a game on our PlayStation 3 console!

Answer video game trivia for a chance to win a prize!

Snacks and board games will also be available.

Event is free and registration is not required. However, a valid library card is needed to lend out the game console. Ask at front desk for more games and more info!

 

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Wednesday August 14, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wilks Library: A Universe of Stories

Join us at the Wilks Library for stories and crafts every week.

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

Join us at the Wilks Library for stories and crafts every week.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wilks Library: Read Your Heart Out Romance Book Club

Love to read romance books?  Join our romance book club.  We read all different types of romance novels, eat chocolate and have fun!

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

Love to read romance books?  Join our romance book club.  We read all different types of romance novels, eat chocolate and have fun!

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

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

Join us on the second Wednesday of each month at 7PM for a book club for adults. The 2019 schedule is below:

January 9th - A Chance in the World by Steve Pemberton

February 13th - The Measure of a Man by Sidney Poitier

March 13th - Call the Midwife by Jennifer Worth

April 10th - Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

May 8th- The Underground Girls of Kabul by Jenny Nordberg

June 12th - How to Stop Time by Matt Haig

July 10th- The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

August 14th - Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews

September 11th- Educated by Tara Westover

October 9th- Don't Let Go by Harlan Coben

November 13th - The House We Grew Up In by Lisa Jewell

December 11th- The Last Castle by Denise Kiernan

 

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

Join us on the second Wednesday of each month at 7PM for a book club for adults. The 2019 schedule is below:

January 9th - A Chance in the World by Steve Pemberton

February 13th - The Measure of a Man by Sidney Poitier

March 13th - Call the Midwife by Jennifer Worth

April 10th - Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

May 8th- The Underground Girls of Kabul by Jenny Nordberg

June 12th - How to Stop Time by Matt Haig

July 10th- The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

August 14th - Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews

September 11th- Educated by Tara Westover

October 9th- Don't Let Go by Harlan Coben

November 13th - The House We Grew Up In by Lisa Jewell

December 11th- The Last Castle by Denise Kiernan

 

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 August 15, 2019
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Wilks Library: Book Club

Sink your teeth into a great book and a great discussion!  Books can be picked up at the Wilks Library:

July - Summer Wives by Beatriz Williams

August - Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford

September - Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

October - Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman

November - Blue Collars by Catherine McLaughlin

December - The Ensemble by Aja Gabel

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

Sink your teeth into a great book and a great discussion!  Books can be picked up at the Wilks Library:

July - Summer Wives by Beatriz Williams

August - Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford

September - Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

October - Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman

November - Blue Collars by Catherine McLaughlin

December - The Ensemble by Aja Gabel

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Howland-Green: A Universe of Stories - Mad Science

 

Join us at the Howland-Green branch for a night of super fun, kid-friendly science experiments with Southcoast's very own, Mad Science® !

Event is free and no registration is required. We hope to see you there!

 

CONTACT: Howland-Green Branch  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 

Join us at the Howland-Green branch for a night of super fun, kid-friendly science experiments with Southcoast's very own, Mad Science® !

Event is free and no registration is required. We hope to see you there!

 

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler Branch Teen Galaxy Jars

For ages 11 - 19

Make your very own galaxy inside of a mason jar!

Part of our "A Universe of Stories" Summer Reading Program for teens.

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For ages 11 - 19

Make your very own galaxy inside of a mason jar!

Part of our "A Universe of Stories" Summer Reading Program for teens.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Lawler Branch Teen Writers Group

For ages 11 - 19

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 3rd Thursday of every month at 5 PM.
CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For ages 11 - 19

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 3rd Thursday of every month at 5 PM.
CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

 

Join us for adult craft night every Thursday at Howland-Green!

Craft: Magazine Bowls

This is a two part session, but patrons can join either one!

Event is free and registration is not required.

 

 

CONTACT: Howland-Green Branch  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 

Join us for adult craft night every Thursday at Howland-Green!

Craft: Magazine Bowls

This is a two part session, but patrons can join either one!

Event is free and registration is not required.

 

 

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sailing Towards My Father: Life of Herman Melville

Sailing Towards My Father: Life of Herman Melville

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

Sailing Towards My Father: Life of Herman Melville

CONTACT:
  Amy Ferguson
  508.991.6278
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Saturday August 17, 2019
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wilks Library: Drop-in Legos

Drop-in to play and build with legos every Saturday!

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

Drop-in to play and build with legos every Saturday!

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library Children's Room A Universe of Stories

Join us for a special story time and craft to celebrate A Universe of Stories!


Register for Summer Reading, Play Bingo, & Enter for the weekly raffle!


All ages are welcome for this free event and no registration is required. Hope to see you there!

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

Join us for a special story time and craft to celebrate A Universe of Stories!


Register for Summer Reading, Play Bingo, & Enter for the weekly raffle!


All ages are welcome for this free event and no registration is required. 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
Main Library: A Ballooniverse of Stories with Jungle Jim

Join us at the Children's Room for a new performance including rocket propulsion science, a moon landing celebration, Star Wars Jedi Training, and the signature 6-foot balloon!

All ages are welcome for this free event and no registration is required. Hope to see you there!

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

Join us at the Children's Room for a new performance including rocket propulsion science, a moon landing celebration, Star Wars Jedi Training, and the signature 6-foot balloon!

All ages are welcome for this free event and no registration is required. Hope to see you there!

CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Casa da Saudade Bilingual Story Time in Cape Verdean Creole and English

Children's stories in English and Cape Verdean Creole.

All are welcome!

CONTACT: Casa da Saudade Branch  508-991-6218  dferreira@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

Children's stories in English and Cape Verdean Creole.

All are welcome!

CONTACT:
  Casa da Saudade Branch
  508.991.6218
  dferreira@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

Monday August 19, 2019
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lawler Branch In the Loop Knitting Group

Meets every Monday, except holidays, from 11 AM to 1 PM

Bring along your current project or start a new one as you chat with fellow knitters.

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

Meets every Monday, except holidays, from 11 AM to 1 PM

Bring along your current project or start a new one as you chat with fellow knitters.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

Join us for the opportunity to play and learn chess! All ages and all levels welcome!

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Join us for the opportunity to play and learn chess! All ages and all levels welcome!

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Tuesday August 20, 2019
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wilks Library: Knit-wits Knitting Club

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  505-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  505.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Howland-Green: Summer Reading Ice Cream Finale Party!

 

Cool off at Howland-Green as we wrap up our Summer Reading program with an ice cream party!

Event is free and registration is not required. We hope to see you there!

 

CONTACT: Howland-Green Branch  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 

Cool off at Howland-Green as we wrap up our Summer Reading program with an ice cream party!

Event is free and registration is not required. We hope to see you there!

 

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Howland-Green: Teen Game Night

 

Come challenge your friends to a game on our PlayStation 3 console!

Answer video game trivia for a chance to win a prize!

Snacks and board games will also be available.

Event is free and registration is not required. However, a valid library card is needed to lend out the game console. Ask at front desk for more games and more info!

 

CONTACT: Howland-Green Branch  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 

Come challenge your friends to a game on our PlayStation 3 console!

Answer video game trivia for a chance to win a prize!

Snacks and board games will also be available.

Event is free and registration is not required. However, a valid library card is needed to lend out the game console. Ask at front desk for more games and more info!

 

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Wednesday August 21, 2019
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
2019 Summer Youth Fund Recognition Ceremony

United Way of Greater New Bedford

CONTACT: Elizabeth Race-Moore  508-994-9625 x219
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

United Way of Greater New Bedford

CONTACT:
  Elizabeth Race-Moore
  508.994.9625 x219
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Thursday August 22, 2019
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler Branch Teen Perler Beads

For ages 11 - 19

Make cool designs that you can take home using perler beads!

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For ages 11 - 19

Make cool designs that you can take home using perler beads!

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

 

Join us for adult craft night every Thursday at Howland-Green!

Craft: Macrame Wall Hangings

Learn easy macrame knots and make a nice wall hanging for your home!

Event is free and registration is not required.

 

CONTACT: Howland-Green Branch  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 

Join us for adult craft night every Thursday at Howland-Green!

Craft: Macrame Wall Hangings

Learn easy macrame knots and make a nice wall hanging for your home!

Event is free and registration is not required.

 

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Friday August 23, 2019
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library: Harry and the Potters Free Rock Show

Join us on the front steps of the Main Library to see an outdoor concert of Harry and the Potters perform for free! 

NBAM/ArtWorks! and New Bedford Free Public Library present Harry and the Potters, the first wizard rock band!  The Potters play songs exclusively about the Harry Potter books.  Since 2002, Harry and the Potters have performed over 800 shows in libraries, rock clubs, art spaces, bookstores, basements, and all ages venues all over the world. This August, for the first time ever, the Potters are playing in New Bedford -- for free -- on the steps of the Library.  Hop on your Nimbus 2000 and join us for this awesome event!

Costumes are strongly encouraged! All ages are welcome for this free event and no registration is required. 

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

Join us on the front steps of the Main Library to see an outdoor concert of Harry and the Potters perform for free! 

NBAM/ArtWorks! and New Bedford Free Public Library present Harry and the Potters, the first wizard rock band!  The Potters play songs exclusively about the Harry Potter books.  Since 2002, Harry and the Potters have performed over 800 shows in libraries, rock clubs, art spaces, bookstores, basements, and all ages venues all over the world. This August, for the first time ever, the Potters are playing in New Bedford -- for free -- on the steps of the Library.  Hop on your Nimbus 2000 and join us for this awesome event!

Costumes are strongly encouraged! All ages are welcome for this free event and no registration is required. 

CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

Saturday August 24, 2019
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wilks Library: Drop-in Legos

Drop-in to play and build with legos every Saturday!

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

Drop-in to play and build with legos every Saturday!

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library A Universe of Stories: 3-2-1 Blast Off!

Join us at the Main Library Children's Room on Saturday, August 24th at 11am for A Universe of Stellar Space Programs!

The Children's Museum in Easton will be doing a STEAM program called "3-2-1- Blast Off!" to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 reaching the moon's surface. Take an out-of-this-world adventure as we discover the mysteries of space and the importance of space exploration. 

All ages are welcome for this free event and no registration is required. Hope to see you there!

This program is supported in part by a grant from the New Bedford Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency. 

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

Join us at the Main Library Children's Room on Saturday, August 24th at 11am for A Universe of Stellar Space Programs!

The Children's Museum in Easton will be doing a STEAM program called "3-2-1- Blast Off!" to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 reaching the moon's surface. Take an out-of-this-world adventure as we discover the mysteries of space and the importance of space exploration. 

All ages are welcome for this free event and no registration is required. Hope to see you there!

This program is supported in part by a grant from the New Bedford Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency. 

CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Casa da Saudade Bilingual Story Time in Portuguese and English

Children's stories in English and Portuguese.

All are welcome!

CONTACT: Casa da Saudade Branch  508-991-6218  dferreira@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

Children's stories in English and Portuguese.

All are welcome!

CONTACT:
  Casa da Saudade Branch
  508.991.6218
  dferreira@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

Monday August 26, 2019
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lawler Branch In the Loop Knitting Group

Meets every Monday, except holidays, from 11 AM to 1 PM

Bring along your current project or start a new one as you chat with fellow knitters.

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

Meets every Monday, except holidays, from 11 AM to 1 PM

Bring along your current project or start a new one as you chat with fellow knitters.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

Join us for the opportunity to play and learn chess! All ages and all levels welcome!

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Join us for the opportunity to play and learn chess! All ages and all levels welcome!

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Tuesday August 27, 2019
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wilks Library: Knit-wits Knitting Club

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  505-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  505.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Census 2020 Partners Meeting
CONTACT: Olivia Melo
 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Howland-Green: Teen Game Night

 

Come challenge your friends to a game on our PlayStation 3 console!

Answer video game trivia for a chance to win a prize!

Snacks and board games will also be available.

Event is free and registration is not required. However, a valid library card is needed to lend out the game console. Ask at front desk for more games and more info!

 

CONTACT: Howland-Green Branch  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 

Come challenge your friends to a game on our PlayStation 3 console!

Answer video game trivia for a chance to win a prize!

Snacks and board games will also be available.

Event is free and registration is not required. However, a valid library card is needed to lend out the game console. Ask at front desk for more games and more info!

 

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Wednesday August 28, 2019
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cape Verdean Consulate

Services: Cape Verdean Association of Brockton, 575 North Montello St. For more information, call (508) 559-0056.

Consulate of Cape Verde: Quincy, MA offeres consulate services including visas. They can be contacted at (617) 353-0014. 300 Congress St. #204, Quincy, MA 02169

The representative takes a lunch break around noon. 

**The Cape Verdean Consulate is not associated with the New Bedford Public Library, please do not contact the library with questions regarding the Consulate.**

CONTACT: Cape Verde Consulate   617-353-0014
LOCATION: Study Room 2

Services: Cape Verdean Association of Brockton, 575 North Montello St. For more information, call (508) 559-0056.

Consulate of Cape Verde: Quincy, MA offeres consulate services including visas. They can be contacted at (617) 353-0014. 300 Congress St. #204, Quincy, MA 02169

The representative takes a lunch break around noon. 

**The Cape Verdean Consulate is not associated with the New Bedford Public Library, please do not contact the library with questions regarding the Consulate.**

CONTACT:
  Cape Verde Consulate 
  617.353.0014
  

LOCATION: Study Room 2

 
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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 August 29, 2019
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler Branch Teen Anime Club

For ages 11 - 19

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: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For ages 11 - 19

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:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

 

Join us for adult craft night every Thursday at Howland-Green!

Craft:Summer Paintings

Summer is almost over, let's capture it with some simple seasonal paintings!

Event is free and registration is not required.

 

CONTACT: Howland-Green Branch  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 

Join us for adult craft night every Thursday at Howland-Green!

Craft:Summer Paintings

Summer is almost over, let's capture it with some simple seasonal paintings!

Event is free and registration is not required.

 

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Saturday August 31, 2019
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wilks Library: Drop-in Legos

Drop-in to play and build with legos every Saturday!

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

Drop-in to play and build with legos every Saturday!

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Downtown Library Garden Club with Bill White
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room
Monday September 2, 2019
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
New Bedford Chess Society

Join us for the opportunity to play and learn chess! All ages and all levels welcome!

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Join us for the opportunity to play and learn chess! All ages and all levels welcome!

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Tuesday September 3, 2019
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wilks Library: Knit-wits Knitting Club

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  505-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  505.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Thursday September 5, 2019
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler Branch Teen Advisory Board Meeting

For ages 11 - 19

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: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For ages 11 - 19

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:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Preservation Committee/ Department of Planning

Technical workshop for FY20 Application Cycle

CONTACT: Jessica Bailey  508-979-1488
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Technical workshop for FY20 Application Cycle

CONTACT:
  Jessica Bailey
  508.979.1488
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Saturday September 7, 2019
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wilks Library: Drop-in Legos

Drop-in to play and build with legos every Saturday!

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

Drop-in to play and build with legos every Saturday!

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Monday September 9, 2019
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
New Bedford Chess Society

Join us for the opportunity to play and learn chess! All ages and all levels welcome!

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Join us for the opportunity to play and learn chess! All ages and all levels welcome!

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Tuesday September 10, 2019
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wilks Library: Knit-wits Knitting Club

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  505-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  505.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Wednesday September 11, 2019
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM