NBFPL is partnering with the U.S. Census Bureau and offering informational recruitment sessions for those interested in working with the Census Bureau

Monday, October 21st from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm @ Howland-Green - South End
Wednesday, October 23rd from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm @ Wilks Branch - North End
Thursday, October 24th from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm @ Main - Downtown

 

 

Monday October 21, 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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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Howland-Green: Job Opportunities with 2020 U.S. Census

JOIN THE 2020 CENSUS TEAM - BE A CENSUS TAKER 

An area recruiter will be at the branch to provide information on how you can work for the U.S. Census Bureau or how you can

apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs

2020 Census jobs provide:

  • Great Pay
  • Flexible Hours
  • Weekly Pay
  • Paid Training
CONTACT: Olivia Melo  508-991-6275  omelo@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

JOIN THE 2020 CENSUS TEAM - BE A CENSUS TAKER 

An area recruiter will be at the branch to provide information on how you can work for the U.S. Census Bureau or how you can

apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs

2020 Census jobs provide:

  • Great Pay
  • Flexible Hours
  • Weekly Pay
  • Paid Training
CONTACT:
  Olivia Melo
  508.991.6275
  omelo@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler Branch Tail Waggin' Tutor

Have your little one practice their reading and make a new friend by having them read aloud to Breton the Shih Tzu!

Sign up for a 20-minute session by calling the New Bedford Lawler Branch Library at 508-991-6216.

CONTACT:   508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Have your little one practice their reading and make a new friend by having them read aloud to Breton the Shih Tzu!

Sign up for a 20-minute session by calling the New Bedford Lawler Branch Library at 508-991-6216.

CONTACT:
  
  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 October 22, 2019
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wilks Branch Knit Wits Knitting Group

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

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

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

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: Fall Story Time

Join us in the Howland-Green Children's room for story time! We meet every Tuesday at 5PM for stories, crafts, snacks, and fun!

No registration is required and the event is free!

Tonight's craft: Witchy witches

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

Join us in the Howland-Green Children's room for story time! We meet every Tuesday at 5PM for stories, crafts, snacks, and fun!

No registration is required and the event is free!

Tonight's craft: Witchy witches

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Preservation Committee/ Department of City Planning

CPA Workshop for CPC members

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

CPA Workshop for CPC members

CONTACT:
  Jessica Bailey
  508.979.1488
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Casa da Saudade Fall Story & Craft

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 Branch PJ Story Hour

Bring your children to our evening story time to enjoy bedtime stories, a craft and a snack.  Children are encouraged to wear their PJs and bring their favorite bedtime buddy.

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

Bring your children to our evening story time to enjoy bedtime stories, a craft and a snack.  Children are encouraged to wear their PJs and bring their favorite bedtime buddy.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Wednesday October 23, 2019
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main Library - SNAP Sign up

Sign up for SNAP benefits at the New Bedford Main Library on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9AM-1PM on the 1st floor at the table near the DVD case.

If you are interested in signing up, please make sure to bring the following: 

- Photo ID

- Social Security Card

-Green card or immigration card

-Current mailing address

If you are signing up on behalf of an individual, please bring proof of permission. 

*Please note- translation services are not available. 

If you would like to apply over the phone, call Herbert Johnson at 774-762-0461

Apply online- https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-snap-benefits-food-stamps

Brought to you by the New Bedford Council on Aging 

CONTACT: Herbert Johnson  774-762-1461
LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

Sign up for SNAP benefits at the New Bedford Main Library on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9AM-1PM on the 1st floor at the table near the DVD case.

If you are interested in signing up, please make sure to bring the following: 

- Photo ID

- Social Security Card

-Green card or immigration card

-Current mailing address

If you are signing up on behalf of an individual, please bring proof of permission. 

*Please note- translation services are not available. 

If you would like to apply over the phone, call Herbert Johnson at 774-762-0461

Apply online- https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-snap-benefits-food-stamps

Brought to you by the New Bedford Council on Aging 

CONTACT:
  Herbert Johnson
  774.762.1461
  

LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wilks Library: Story Hour

Join us every week for stories and crafts.

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

Join us every week for stories and crafts.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  505.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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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 24, 2019
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Personnel Meeting

Meeting will begin at 8AM

CONTACT: Sarah Fidelix  508-979-1444
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Meeting will begin at 8AM

CONTACT:
  Sarah Fidelix
  508.979.1444
  

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 - 6:00 PM
Lawler Branch Board Game Night

Challenge your friends to some classic board games at the library!

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

Challenge your friends to some classic board games at the library!

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Main Library Mindfulness for Kids

Mindfulness for Kids

Every Thursday at 5pm Sept 26-Oct 24

Join us at the Main Library Children’s Room as we practice mindfulness through art, movement, meditation, and more! Each week is an opportunity for peace of mind.

Please dress comfortably!

This free program is for ages 7-12 and no registration is required. Hope to see you there!

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

Mindfulness for Kids

Every Thursday at 5pm Sept 26-Oct 24

Join us at the Main Library Children’s Room as we practice mindfulness through art, movement, meditation, and more! Each week is an opportunity for peace of mind.

Please dress comfortably!

This free program is for ages 7-12 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 - 7:30 PM
Howland-Green: Much Ado About Crafting

Looking for a fun and free night out? Do you enjoy making crafts?

Then please join us at the Howland-Green library every Thursday as we work on a different project each week and unwind. 

Tonight's craft: Make your own witch's broom

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

Looking for a fun and free night out? Do you enjoy making crafts?

Then please join us at the Howland-Green library every Thursday as we work on a different project each week and unwind. 

Tonight's craft: Make your own witch's broom

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Friday October 25, 2019
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main Library - SNAP Sign up

Sign up for SNAP benefits at the New Bedford Main Library on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9AM-1PM on the 1st floor at the table near the DVD case.

If you are interested in signing up, please make sure to bring the following: 

- Photo ID

- Social Security Card

-Green card or immigration card

-Current mailing address

If you are signing up on behalf of an individual, please bring proof of permission. 

*Please note- translation services are not available. 

If you would like to apply over the phone, call Herbert Johnson at 774-762-0461

Apply online- https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-snap-benefits-food-stamps

Brought to you by the New Bedford Council on Aging 

CONTACT: Herbert Johnson  774-762-1461
LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

Sign up for SNAP benefits at the New Bedford Main Library on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9AM-1PM on the 1st floor at the table near the DVD case.

If you are interested in signing up, please make sure to bring the following: 

- Photo ID

- Social Security Card

-Green card or immigration card

-Current mailing address

If you are signing up on behalf of an individual, please bring proof of permission. 

*Please note- translation services are not available. 

If you would like to apply over the phone, call Herbert Johnson at 774-762-0461

Apply online- https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-snap-benefits-food-stamps

Brought to you by the New Bedford Council on Aging 

CONTACT:
  Herbert Johnson
  774.762.1461
  

LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees 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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4:00 PM - 5:00 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 October 26, 2019
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9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Southcoast Children's Theatre

Theatre Workshops for children, ages 1 - 8

CONTACT: Denis Lawrence  508-979-1482  Denis.Lawrence@newbedford-ma.gov
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Theatre Workshops for children, ages 1 - 8

CONTACT:
  Denis Lawrence
  508.979.1482
  Denis.Lawrence@newbedford-ma.gov

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wilks Branch 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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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wilks Library: Girl Scouts
CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch
CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

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

Join us every Saturday at 11am at the Main Library Children's Room for Family Story Time. All ages are welcome for this free program 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 every Saturday at 11am at the Main Library Children's Room for Family Story Time. All ages are welcome for this free program 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 - 2:30 PM
New Bedford Coalition to Save Our Schools

Meeting w/ members - film screening

CONTACT: Ricardo Rosa   774-992-9473
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Meeting w/ members - film screening

CONTACT:
  Ricardo Rosa 
  774.992.9473
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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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 - 4:00 PM
Downtown Library Garden Club with Bill White
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room
Monday October 28, 2019
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9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
People’s Law Firm Outreach Day – Assisting Communities in Challenging Times Summit

In its fourth edition, The People’s Law Firm Outreach Day will give a deep overview of our actions to assist communities across the Commonwealth; Know Your Rights about Criminal Offender Records Information “CORI”; Competitive Electric Suppliers; Wage theft enforcement and outreach for all workers; Debt Collection; protections on civil rights; and assistance to immigrant communities. At this half-day summit, service providers will learn about our efforts and legal assistance available, as well as how they can use our services to assist clients, members and students served by their organizations, cities and towns. This is a Summit for service providers, including guidance counselors, health care providers, community organizers, and all of those serving individuals in a daily basis.

CONTACT: Litza Laboriel  508-742-4503
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

In its fourth edition, The People’s Law Firm Outreach Day will give a deep overview of our actions to assist communities across the Commonwealth; Know Your Rights about Criminal Offender Records Information “CORI”; Competitive Electric Suppliers; Wage theft enforcement and outreach for all workers; Debt Collection; protections on civil rights; and assistance to immigrant communities. At this half-day summit, service providers will learn about our efforts and legal assistance available, as well as how they can use our services to assist clients, members and students served by their organizations, cities and towns. This is a Summit for service providers, including guidance counselors, health care providers, community organizers, and all of those serving individuals in a daily basis.

CONTACT:
  Litza Laboriel
  508.742.4503
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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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 October 29, 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 - 4:00 PM
Wilks Branch Knit Wits Knitting Group

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

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

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

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: Fall Story Time

Join us in the Howland-Green Children's room for story time! We meet every Tuesday at 5PM for stories, crafts, snacks, and fun!

No registration is required and the event is free!

Tonight's craft: 5 Little Pumpkins

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

Join us in the Howland-Green Children's room for story time! We meet every Tuesday at 5PM for stories, crafts, snacks, and fun!

No registration is required and the event is free!

Tonight's craft: 5 Little Pumpkins

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Casa da Saudade Fall Story & Craft

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 October 30, 2019
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main Library - SNAP Sign up

Sign up for SNAP benefits at the New Bedford Main Library on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9AM-1PM on the 1st floor at the table near the DVD case.

If you are interested in signing up, please make sure to bring the following: 

- Photo ID

- Social Security Card

-Green card or immigration card

-Current mailing address

If you are signing up on behalf of an individual, please bring proof of permission. 

*Please note- translation services are not available. 

If you would like to apply over the phone, call Herbert Johnson at 774-762-0461

Apply online- https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-snap-benefits-food-stamps

Brought to you by the New Bedford Council on Aging 

CONTACT: Herbert Johnson  774-762-1461
LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

Sign up for SNAP benefits at the New Bedford Main Library on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9AM-1PM on the 1st floor at the table near the DVD case.

If you are interested in signing up, please make sure to bring the following: 

- Photo ID

- Social Security Card

-Green card or immigration card

-Current mailing address

If you are signing up on behalf of an individual, please bring proof of permission. 

*Please note- translation services are not available. 

If you would like to apply over the phone, call Herbert Johnson at 774-762-0461

Apply online- https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-snap-benefits-food-stamps

Brought to you by the New Bedford Council on Aging 

CONTACT:
  Herbert Johnson
  774.762.1461
  

LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

 
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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: Story Hour

Join us every week for stories and crafts.

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

Join us every week for stories and crafts.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  505.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Thursday October 31, 2019
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Lawler Branch Teen Movie Night

Movie: Coraline

Length: 1h 40min

Rated: PG

From IMDB: An adventurous 11-year-old girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.

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

Movie: Coraline

Length: 1h 40min

Rated: PG

From IMDB: An adventurous 11-year-old girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  lawlerteen@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Howland-Green: Much Ado About Crafting

Looking for a fun and free night out? Do you enjoy making crafts?

Then please join us at the Howland-Green library every Thursday as we work on a different project each week and unwind. 

Tonight's craft: No craft. Instead we'll be hosting a Halloween movie marathon! 

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

Looking for a fun and free night out? Do you enjoy making crafts?

Then please join us at the Howland-Green library every Thursday as we work on a different project each week and unwind. 

Tonight's craft: No craft. Instead we'll be hosting a Halloween movie marathon! 

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Friday November 1, 2019
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main Library - SNAP Sign up

Sign up for SNAP benefits at the New Bedford Main Library on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9AM-1PM on the 1st floor at the table near the DVD case.

If you are interested in signing up, please make sure to bring the following: 

- Photo ID

- Social Security Card

-Green card or immigration card

-Current mailing address

If you are signing up on behalf of an individual, please bring proof of permission. 

*Please note- translation services are not available. 

If you would like to apply over the phone, call Herbert Johnson at 774-762-0461

Apply online- https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-snap-benefits-food-stamps

Brought to you by the New Bedford Council on Aging 

CONTACT: Herbert Johnson  774-762-1461
LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

Sign up for SNAP benefits at the New Bedford Main Library on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9AM-1PM on the 1st floor at the table near the DVD case.

If you are interested in signing up, please make sure to bring the following: 

- Photo ID

- Social Security Card

-Green card or immigration card

-Current mailing address

If you are signing up on behalf of an individual, please bring proof of permission. 

*Please note- translation services are not available. 

If you would like to apply over the phone, call Herbert Johnson at 774-762-0461

Apply online- https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-snap-benefits-food-stamps

Brought to you by the New Bedford Council on Aging 

CONTACT:
  Herbert Johnson
  774.762.1461
  

LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees 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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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
CFO's Office - Finance Team
CONTACT: Sharon Thomas  508-979-1441  sharon.thomas@newbedford-ma.gov
CONTACT:
  Sharon Thomas
  508.979.1441
  sharon.thomas@newbedford-ma.gov

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 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 November 2, 2019
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9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Southcoast Children's Theatre

Theatre Workshops for children, ages 1 - 8

CONTACT: Denis Lawrence  508-979-1482  Denis.Lawrence@newbedford-ma.gov
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Theatre Workshops for children, ages 1 - 8

CONTACT:
  Denis Lawrence
  508.979.1482
  Denis.Lawrence@newbedford-ma.gov

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wilks Branch 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 Family Story Time

Join us every Saturday at 11am at the Main Library Children's Room for Family Story Time. All ages are welcome for this free program 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 every Saturday at 11am at the Main Library Children's Room for Family Story Time. All ages are welcome for this free program 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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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lawler Branch Crafty Kids Club

For ages 5+

This is our monthly weekend craft club for elementary school aged children where they make a craft to take home. Follow us on Facebook to find out what the craft is for the month.

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

For ages 5+

This is our monthly weekend craft club for elementary school aged children where they make a craft to take home. Follow us on Facebook to find out what the craft is for the month.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Job Opportunities with 2020 U.S. Census

JOIN THE 2020 CENSUS TEAM - BE A CENSUS TAKER 

An area recruiter will be at the branch to provide information on how you can work for the U.S. Census Bureau or how you can

apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs

2020 Census jobs provide:

?Great Pay

?Flexible Hours

?Weekly Pay

?Paid Training

CONTACT: Olivia Melo  5089916275  omelo@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

JOIN THE 2020 CENSUS TEAM - BE A CENSUS TAKER 

An area recruiter will be at the branch to provide information on how you can work for the U.S. Census Bureau or how you can

apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs

2020 Census jobs provide:

?Great Pay

?Flexible Hours

?Weekly Pay

?Paid Training

CONTACT:
  Olivia Melo
  5089916275
  omelo@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Casa da Saudade Branch

Monday November 4, 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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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler Branch Tail Waggin' Tutor

Have your little one practice their reading and make a new friend by having them read aloud to Breton the Shih Tzu!

Sign up for a 20-minute session by calling the New Bedford Lawler Branch Library at 508-991-6216.

CONTACT:   508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Have your little one practice their reading and make a new friend by having them read aloud to Breton the Shih Tzu!

Sign up for a 20-minute session by calling the New Bedford Lawler Branch Library at 508-991-6216.

CONTACT:
  
  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 November 5, 2019
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7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Howland-Green: Municipal Elections

Municipal elections will be conducted at this branch for Ward 6D of New Bedford.

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

Municipal elections will be conducted at this branch for Ward 6D of New Bedford.

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wilks Library: Elections
LOCATION: Wilks Branch
 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wilks Branch Knit Wits Knitting Group

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

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

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

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: Fall Story Time

Join us in the Howland-Green Children's room for story time! We meet every Tuesday at 5PM for stories, crafts, snacks, and fun!

No registration is required and the event is free!

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

Join us in the Howland-Green Children's room for story time! We meet every Tuesday at 5PM for stories, crafts, snacks, and fun!

No registration is required and the event is free!

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Casa da Saudade Fall Story & Craft

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 November 6, 2019
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main Library - SNAP Sign up

Sign up for SNAP benefits at the New Bedford Main Library on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9AM-1PM on the 1st floor at the table near the DVD case.

If you are interested in signing up, please make sure to bring the following: 

- Photo ID

- Social Security Card

-Green card or immigration card

-Current mailing address

If you are signing up on behalf of an individual, please bring proof of permission. 

*Please note- translation services are not available. 

If you would like to apply over the phone, call Herbert Johnson at 774-762-0461

Apply online- https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-snap-benefits-food-stamps

Brought to you by the New Bedford Council on Aging 

CONTACT: Herbert Johnson  774-762-1461
LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

Sign up for SNAP benefits at the New Bedford Main Library on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9AM-1PM on the 1st floor at the table near the DVD case.

If you are interested in signing up, please make sure to bring the following: 

- Photo ID

- Social Security Card

-Green card or immigration card

-Current mailing address

If you are signing up on behalf of an individual, please bring proof of permission. 

*Please note- translation services are not available. 

If you would like to apply over the phone, call Herbert Johnson at 774-762-0461

Apply online- https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-snap-benefits-food-stamps

Brought to you by the New Bedford Council on Aging 

CONTACT:
  Herbert Johnson
  774.762.1461
  

LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wilks Library: Story Hour

Join us every week for stories and crafts.

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

Join us every week for stories and crafts.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  505.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library Children's Room NaNoWriMo

Get Ready to Write!

National Novel Writing Month is an annual writing project that takes place during the month of November. The goal is to write 50,000 word manuscript in 30 days. How much can you write?

Drop in Wednesdays from 3-5pm from Nov. 6-Nov. 27th

This is a free program with no registration required. Hope to see you there!

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

Get Ready to Write!

National Novel Writing Month is an annual writing project that takes place during the month of November. The goal is to write 50,000 word manuscript in 30 days. How much can you write?

Drop in Wednesdays from 3-5pm from Nov. 6-Nov. 27th

This is a free program with no registration required. Hope to see you there!

CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

Thursday November 7, 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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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler Branch Teen Advisory Board Meeting

For ages 11 - 19

Voice your choice on to do and find out about future plans for the teen room!

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

Voice your choice on to do and find out about future plans for the teen room!

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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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Howland-Green: Much Ado About Crafting

Looking for a fun and free night out? Do you enjoy making crafts?

Then please join us at  the Howland-Green library every Thursday as we work on a different project each week and unwind. 

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

Looking for a fun and free night out? Do you enjoy making crafts?

Then please join us at  the Howland-Green library every Thursday as we work on a different project each week and unwind. 

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cape Verdean Recognition Parade Committee

Cape Verdean Recognition Parade Committee - planning meeting

CONTACT: Diane Gomes
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Cape Verdean Recognition Parade Committee - planning meeting

CONTACT:
  Diane Gomes
  
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Friday November 8, 2019
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main Library - SNAP Sign up

Sign up for SNAP benefits at the New Bedford Main Library on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9AM-1PM on the 1st floor at the table near the DVD case.

If you are interested in signing up, please make sure to bring the following: 

- Photo ID

- Social Security Card

-Green card or immigration card

-Current mailing address

If you are signing up on behalf of an individual, please bring proof of permission. 

*Please note- translation services are not available. 

If you would like to apply over the phone, call Herbert Johnson at 774-762-0461

Apply online- https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-snap-benefits-food-stamps

Brought to you by the New Bedford Council on Aging 

CONTACT: Herbert Johnson  774-762-1461
LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

Sign up for SNAP benefits at the New Bedford Main Library on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9AM-1PM on the 1st floor at the table near the DVD case.

If you are interested in signing up, please make sure to bring the following: 

- Photo ID

- Social Security Card

-Green card or immigration card

-Current mailing address

If you are signing up on behalf of an individual, please bring proof of permission. 

*Please note- translation services are not available. 

If you would like to apply over the phone, call Herbert Johnson at 774-762-0461

Apply online- https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-snap-benefits-food-stamps

Brought to you by the New Bedford Council on Aging 

CONTACT:
  Herbert Johnson
  774.762.1461
  

LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees 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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4:00 PM - 5:00 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 - 5:00 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 November 9, 2019
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9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Southcoast Children's Theatre

Theatre Workshops for children, ages 1 - 8

CONTACT: Denis Lawrence  508-979-1482  Denis.Lawrence@newbedford-ma.gov
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Theatre Workshops for children, ages 1 - 8

CONTACT:
  Denis Lawrence
  508.979.1482
  Denis.Lawrence@newbedford-ma.gov

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wilks Branch 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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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Wilks Library: Arborway Condo Association Meeting
LOCATION: Wilks Branch
 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library Family Story Time

Join us every Saturday at 11am at the Main Library Children's Room for Family Story Time. All ages are welcome for this free program 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 every Saturday at 11am at the Main Library Children's Room for Family Story Time. All ages are welcome for this free program 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 - 3:30 PM
Girl Scout Troop #76110
CONTACT: Kyla Walecka  508-685-8207
LOCATION: Lawler Branch
CONTACT:
  Kyla Walecka
  508.685.8207
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Howland-Green: Job Opportunities with 2020 U.S. Census

JOIN THE 2020 CENSUS TEAM - BE A CENSUS TAKER 

An area recruiter will be at the branch to provide information on how you can work for the U.S. Census Bureau or how you can

apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs

2020 Census jobs provide:

  • Great Pay
  • Flexible Hours
  • Weekly Pay
  • Paid Training
CONTACT: Olivia Melo  508-991-6275  omelo@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

JOIN THE 2020 CENSUS TEAM - BE A CENSUS TAKER 

An area recruiter will be at the branch to provide information on how you can work for the U.S. Census Bureau or how you can

apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs

2020 Census jobs provide:

  • Great Pay
  • Flexible Hours
  • Weekly Pay
  • Paid Training
CONTACT:
  Olivia Melo
  508.991.6275
  omelo@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Job Opportunities with 2020 U.S. Census

JOIN THE 2020 CENSUS TEAM - BE A CENSUS TAKER 

An area recruiter will be at the branch to provide information on how you can work for the U.S. Census Bureau or how you can

apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs

2020 Census jobs provide:

?Great Pay

?Flexible Hours

?Weekly Pay

?Paid Training

CONTACT: Olivia Melo  5089916275  omelo@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

JOIN THE 2020 CENSUS TEAM - BE A CENSUS TAKER 

An area recruiter will be at the branch to provide information on how you can work for the U.S. Census Bureau or how you can

apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs

2020 Census jobs provide:

?Great Pay

?Flexible Hours

?Weekly Pay

?Paid Training

CONTACT:
  Olivia Melo
  5089916275
  omelo@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Monday November 11, 2019
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9:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Veterens Day - LIBRARY CLOSED
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room
Tuesday November 12, 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 - 4:00 PM
Wilks Branch Knit Wits Knitting Group

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

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

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

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: Fall Story Time

Join us in the Howland-Green Children's room for story time! We meet every Tuesday at 5PM for stories, crafts, snacks, and fun!

No registration is required and the event is free!

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

Join us in the Howland-Green Children's room for story time! We meet every Tuesday at 5PM for stories, crafts, snacks, and fun!

No registration is required and the event is free!

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Casa da Saudade Fall Story & Craft

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 - 8:00 PM
Howland-Green: Cove Street Association

Cove Street Association meeting.

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

Cove Street Association meeting.

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Parks & Recreation - Open Space Plan Public Hearing

Public hearing for the Parks & Recreation Department's Open Space Plan

CONTACT: Bernadette Barreira  508.961.3015
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Public hearing for the Parks & Recreation Department's Open Space Plan

CONTACT:
  Bernadette Barreira
  508.961.3015
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Wednesday November 13, 2019
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main Library - SNAP Sign up

Sign up for SNAP benefits at the New Bedford Main Library on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9AM-1PM on the 1st floor at the table near the DVD case.

If you are interested in signing up, please make sure to bring the following: 

- Photo ID

- Social Security Card

-Green card or immigration card

-Current mailing address

If you are signing up on behalf of an individual, please bring proof of permission. 

*Please note- translation services are not available. 

If you would like to apply over the phone, call Herbert Johnson at 774-762-0461

Apply online- https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-snap-benefits-food-stamps

Brought to you by the New Bedford Council on Aging 

CONTACT: Herbert Johnson  774-762-1461
LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

Sign up for SNAP benefits at the New Bedford Main Library on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9AM-1PM on the 1st floor at the table near the DVD case.

If you are interested in signing up, please make sure to bring the following: 

- Photo ID

- Social Security Card

-Green card or immigration card

-Current mailing address

If you are signing up on behalf of an individual, please bring proof of permission. 

*Please note- translation services are not available. 

If you would like to apply over the phone, call Herbert Johnson at 774-762-0461

Apply online- https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-snap-benefits-food-stamps

Brought to you by the New Bedford Council on Aging 

CONTACT:
  Herbert Johnson
  774.762.1461
  

LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

 
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Medicare Information Session

Medicare Information Session - Tufts Health Plan

CONTACT: Novilly Ochiai  617-972-9400 x53199
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Medicare Information Session - Tufts Health Plan

CONTACT:
  Novilly Ochiai
  617.972.9400 x53199
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Fall Toddler Story Time at National Park Service

Every 2nd Wednesday at 10:30am Listen to Stories, Sign Up for a Library Card, & Play in the NEW Makerspace! 

Ages 0-5 years old are welcome to join this story time series with their guardian and no registration is required. 

Let's Celebrate Reading Every Month: 

Sept. 11- Learning 

Oct. 9th-Diversity 

Nov. 13th-Kindness 

Dec. 11th-Winter Spirit

Fall Toddler Story Time series is located at the New Bedford National Whaling Historical Park  which is located at the Visitor's Center NEW Makerspace on the 2nd Floor (33 William Street- across from Freestone's Restaurant) 

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

Every 2nd Wednesday at 10:30am Listen to Stories, Sign Up for a Library Card, & Play in the NEW Makerspace! 

Ages 0-5 years old are welcome to join this story time series with their guardian and no registration is required. 

Let's Celebrate Reading Every Month: 

Sept. 11- Learning 

Oct. 9th-Diversity 

Nov. 13th-Kindness 

Dec. 11th-Winter Spirit

Fall Toddler Story Time series is located at the New Bedford National Whaling Historical Park  which is located at the Visitor's Center NEW Makerspace on the 2nd Floor (33 William Street- across from Freestone's Restaurant) 

CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wilks Library: Story Hour

Join us every week for stories and crafts.

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

Join us every week for stories and crafts.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  505.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library Children's Room NaNoWriMo

Get Ready to Write!

National Novel Writing Month is an annual writing project that takes place during the month of November. The goal is to write 50,000 word manuscript in 30 days. How much can you write?

Drop in Wednesdays from 3-5pm from Nov. 6-Nov. 27th

This is a free program with no registration required. Hope to see you there!

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

Get Ready to Write!

National Novel Writing Month is an annual writing project that takes place during the month of November. The goal is to write 50,000 word manuscript in 30 days. How much can you write?

Drop in Wednesdays from 3-5pm from Nov. 6-Nov. 27th

This is a free program with no registration required. Hope to see you there!

CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wilks Branch 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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5:15 PM - 8:45 PM
Planning Board

Monthly meeting of Planning Board

CONTACT: Jennifer Carloni  508-979-1488
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Monthly meeting of Planning Board

CONTACT:
  Jennifer Carloni
  508.979.1488
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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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: 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

Thursday November 14, 2019
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3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wilks Library: Rep. Hendricks' Office Hours
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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4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Zoning Board of Appeals - Planning

Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting - Department of City Planning

CONTACT: Angela Goncalvses  508-979-1488
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting - Department of City Planning

CONTACT:
  Angela Goncalvses
  508.979.1488
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Howland-Green: Much Ado About Crafting

Looking for a fun and free night out? Do you enjoy making crafts?

Then please join us at  the Howland-Green library every Thursday as we work on a different project each week and unwind. 

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

Looking for a fun and free night out? Do you enjoy making crafts?

Then please join us at  the Howland-Green library every Thursday as we work on a different project each week and unwind. 

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Parks & Recreation - Open Space Plan Public Hearing

Public hearing for the Parks & Recreation Department's Open Space Plan

CONTACT: Bernadette Barreira  508.961.3015
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Public hearing for the Parks & Recreation Department's Open Space Plan

CONTACT:
  Bernadette Barreira
  508.961.3015
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Friday November 15, 2019
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main Library - SNAP Sign up

Sign up for SNAP benefits at the New Bedford Main Library on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9AM-1PM on the 1st floor at the table near the DVD case.

If you are interested in signing up, please make sure to bring the following: 

- Photo ID

- Social Security Card

-Green card or immigration card

-Current mailing address

If you are signing up on behalf of an individual, please bring proof of permission. 

*Please note- translation services are not available. 

If you would like to apply over the phone, call Herbert Johnson at 774-762-0461

Apply online- https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-snap-benefits-food-stamps

Brought to you by the New Bedford Council on Aging 

CONTACT: Herbert Johnson  774-762-1461
LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

Sign up for SNAP benefits at the New Bedford Main Library on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9AM-1PM on the 1st floor at the table near the DVD case.

If you are interested in signing up, please make sure to bring the following: 

- Photo ID

- Social Security Card

-Green card or immigration card

-Current mailing address

If you are signing up on behalf of an individual, please bring proof of permission. 

*Please note- translation services are not available. 

If you would like to apply over the phone, call Herbert Johnson at 774-762-0461

Apply online- https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-snap-benefits-food-stamps

Brought to you by the New Bedford Council on Aging 

CONTACT:
  Herbert Johnson
  774.762.1461
  

LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees 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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4:00 PM - 5:00 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 November 16, 2019
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9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Southcoast Children's Theatre

Theatre Workshops for children, ages 1 - 8

CONTACT: Denis Lawrence  508-979-1482  Denis.Lawrence@newbedford-ma.gov
LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

Theatre Workshops for children, ages 1 - 8

CONTACT:
  Denis Lawrence
  508.979.1482
  Denis.Lawrence@newbedford-ma.gov

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wilks Branch 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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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wilks Library: Girl Scouts
CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch
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: Census Records Collection

Join Special Collections Library Assistant MaryEllen Cecil for an overview of the basic features of the Census 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

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Join Special Collections Library Assistant MaryEllen Cecil for an overview of the basic features of the Census 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

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

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

Join us every Saturday at 11am at the Main Library Children's Room for Family Story Time. All ages are welcome for this free program 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 every Saturday at 11am at the Main Library Children's Room for Family Story Time. All ages are welcome for this free program 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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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lawler Branch Crafty Kids Club

For ages 5+

This is our monthly weekend craft club for elementary school aged children where they make a craft to take home. Follow us on Facebook to find out what the craft is for the month.

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

For ages 5+

This is our monthly weekend craft club for elementary school aged children where they make a craft to take home. Follow us on Facebook to find out what the craft is for the month.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Job Opportunities with 2020 U.S. Census

JOIN THE 2020 CENSUS TEAM - BE A CENSUS TAKER 

An area recruiter will be at the branch to provide information on how you can work for the U.S. Census Bureau or how you can

apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs

2020 Census jobs provide:

?Great Pay

?Flexible Hours

?Weekly Pay

?Paid Training

CONTACT: Olivia Melo  5089916275  omelo@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

JOIN THE 2020 CENSUS TEAM - BE A CENSUS TAKER 

An area recruiter will be at the branch to provide information on how you can work for the U.S. Census Bureau or how you can

apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs

2020 Census jobs provide:

?Great Pay

?Flexible Hours

?Weekly Pay

?Paid Training

CONTACT:
  Olivia Melo
  5089916275
  omelo@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Monday November 18, 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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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler Branch Tail Waggin' Tutor

Have your little one practice their reading and make a new friend by having them read aloud to Breton the Shih Tzu!

Sign up for a 20-minute session by calling the New Bedford Lawler Branch Library at 508-991-6216.

CONTACT:   508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Have your little one practice their reading and make a new friend by having them read aloud to Breton the Shih Tzu!

Sign up for a 20-minute session by calling the New Bedford Lawler Branch Library at 508-991-6216.

CONTACT:
  
  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 November 19, 2019
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wilks Branch Knit Wits Knitting Group

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

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

Work on your project in the company of fellow knitters.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

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: Fall Story Time

Join us in the Howland-Green Children's room for story time! We meet every Tuesday at 5PM for stories, crafts, snacks, and fun!

No registration is required and the event is free!

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

Join us in the Howland-Green Children's room for story time! We meet every Tuesday at 5PM for stories, crafts, snacks, and fun!

No registration is required and the event is free!

CONTACT:
  Howland-Green Branch
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Casa da Saudade Fall Story & Craft

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
Lawler Branch PM Book Club

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

November: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

From GoodReadsNewlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. In this deft exploration of love, loyalty, race, justice, and both Black masculinity and Black womanhood in 21st century America, Jones achieves that most-elusive of all literary goals: the Great American Novel.

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 third Tuesday of every month.

November: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

From GoodReadsNewlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. In this deft exploration of love, loyalty, race, justice, and both Black masculinity and Black womanhood in 21st century America, Jones achieves that most-elusive of all literary goals: the Great American Novel.

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 for our adult crafting club.  No fails, just success!  Supplies are limited, so please sign up by contacting the Wilks Library.

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

Join us for our adult crafting club.  No fails, just success!  Supplies are limited, so please sign up by contacting the Wilks Library.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Wednesday November 20, 2019
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main Library - SNAP Sign up

Sign up for SNAP benefits at the New Bedford Main Library on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9AM-1PM on the 1st floor at the table near the DVD case.

If you are interested in signing up, please make sure to bring the following: 

- Photo ID

- Social Security Card

-Green card or immigration card

-Current mailing address

If you are signing up on behalf of an individual, please bring proof of permission. 

*Please note- translation services are not available. 

If you would like to apply over the phone, call Herbert Johnson at 774-762-0461

Apply online- https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-snap-benefits-food-stamps

Brought to you by the New Bedford Council on Aging 

CONTACT: Herbert Johnson  774-762-1461
LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

Sign up for SNAP benefits at the New Bedford Main Library on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9AM-1PM on the 1st floor at the table near the DVD case.

If you are interested in signing up, please make sure to bring the following: 

- Photo ID

- Social Security Card

-Green card or immigration card

-Current mailing address

If you are signing up on behalf of an individual, please bring proof of permission. 

*Please note- translation services are not available. 

If you would like to apply over the phone, call Herbert Johnson at 774-762-0461

Apply online- https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-snap-benefits-food-stamps

Brought to you by the New Bedford Council on Aging 

CONTACT:
  Herbert Johnson
  774.762.1461
  

LOCATION: Main Library - Trustees Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wilks Library: Story Hour

Join us every week for stories and crafts.

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

Join us every week for stories and crafts.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  505.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library Children's Room NaNoWriMo

Get Ready to Write!

National Novel Writing Month is an annual writing project that takes place during the month of November. The goal is to write 50,000 word manuscript in 30 days. How much can you write?

Drop in Wednesdays from 3-5pm from Nov. 6-Nov. 27th

This is a free program with no registration required. Hope to see you there!

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

Get Ready to Write!

National Novel Writing Month is an annual writing project that takes place during the month of November. The goal is to write 50,000 word manuscript in 30 days. How much can you write?

Drop in Wednesdays from 3-5pm from Nov. 6-Nov. 27th

This is a free program with no registration required. Hope to see you there!

CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room

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

Love romance books?  Join like-minded people to read and discuss romances.  You can get this month's book at the Wilks Library.

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

Love romance books?  Join like-minded people to read and discuss romances.  You can get this month's book at the Wilks Library.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Library - City of New Bedford Traffic Commission

Traffic Commission Meeting

CONTACT: Laurie Alfonso  508-961-3153
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Traffic Commission Meeting

CONTACT:
  Laurie Alfonso
  508.961.3153
  

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: 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

Thursday November 21, 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 Branch 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 Alc