Monday May 20, 2019
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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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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lawler Branch Tail Waggin' Tutor

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

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

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

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

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

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch Library
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
STAND FOR CHILDREN
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room
Tuesday May 21, 2019
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9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
MA Society of Enrolled Agents

MA Dept of Revenue Procedures featuring Dana Ackerman, MA DOR Taxpayer Advocate

CONTACT: John Warren, EA  781-219-4206
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

MA Dept of Revenue Procedures featuring Dana Ackerman, MA DOR Taxpayer Advocate

CONTACT:
  John Warren, EA
  781.219.4206
  

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 Branch Knit Wits Knitting Group

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

CONTACT: Karen Stefanik  5089916214  KStefanik@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

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

CONTACT:
  Karen Stefanik
  5089916214
  KStefanik@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler Branch Cursive Course

For ages 8+

Impress your friends, parents, and future bosses by learning, or relearning, cursive handwriting at the library.

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

For ages 8+

Impress your friends, parents, and future bosses by learning, or relearning, cursive handwriting at the library.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Casa da Saudade Spring 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.

May: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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.

May: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

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

Please sign up by contacting the library.

CONTACT: Karen Stefanik  5089916214  KStefanik@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

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

Please sign up by contacting the library.

CONTACT:
  Karen Stefanik
  5089916214
  KStefanik@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Wednesday May 22, 2019
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11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
City of New Bedford Personnel

BCBS Lunch & Learn Seminars for City Employees.

CONTACT: Sandra Vezina
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

BCBS Lunch & Learn Seminars for City Employees.

CONTACT:
  Sandra Vezina
  
  

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 May 23, 2019
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
City of New Bedford Personnel

BCBS Lunch & Learn Seminars for City Employees.

CONTACT: Sandra Vezina
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

BCBS Lunch & Learn Seminars for City Employees.

CONTACT:
  Sandra Vezina
  
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Lawler Branch Teen Board Game Night

Stop by the New Bedford Free Public Library Lawler Branch Teen Room and play a few classic board games with friends! We have Sorry, Monopoly, The Game of Life, Uno, Battleship, and more!

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

Stop by the New Bedford Free Public Library Lawler Branch Teen Room and play a few classic board games with friends! We have Sorry, Monopoly, The Game of Life, Uno, Battleship, and more!

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

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

Friday May 24, 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 Spring Story & Craft Time

Bring you children, grandkids, etc. and enjoy some spring 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 spring 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 May 25, 2019
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wilks Branch Drop In Legos

Come by the Wilks Library every Saturday 10-2pm for drop in Legos!

CONTACT: Karen Stefanik  5089916214  KStefanik@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Come by the Wilks Library every Saturday 10-2pm for drop in Legos!

CONTACT:
  Karen Stefanik
  5089916214
  KStefanik@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Downtown Library Family Story Hour

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 Waleka  508-685-8207
LOCATION: Lawler Branch
CONTACT:
  Kyla Waleka
  508.685.8207
  

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
 
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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

Tuesday May 28, 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

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

CONTACT: Karen Stefanik  5089916214  KStefanik@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

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

CONTACT:
  Karen Stefanik
  5089916214
  KStefanik@sailsinc.org

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

May 28 at 3:30 P.M.

Howland-Green Branch Library

3 Rodney French Blvd.

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

May 28 at 3:30 P.M.

Howland-Green Branch Library

3 Rodney French Blvd.

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 Cursive Course

For ages 8+

Impress your friends, parents, and future bosses by learning, or relearning, cursive handwriting at the library.

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

For ages 8+

Impress your friends, parents, and future bosses by learning, or relearning, cursive handwriting at the library.

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Casa da Saudade Spring 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 May 29, 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

Thursday May 30, 2019
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler Branch Teen Anime Club

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

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

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

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

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 - 7:45 PM
Friends of Buttonwood Park

Monthly board meeting

CONTACT: Richard Leary  508-994-2903
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Monthly board meeting

CONTACT:
  Richard Leary
  508.994.2903
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

Cape Verdean Parade Committee

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  5089916278
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Cape Verdean Parade Committee

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  5089916278
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Friday May 31, 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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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
NBHS ESL

Room reserved for class visit. 

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

Room reserved for class visit. 

CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

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

Bring you children, grandkids, etc. and enjoy some spring 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 spring 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 June 1, 2019
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wilks Branch Drop In Legos

Come by the Wilks Library every Saturday 10-2pm for drop in Legos!

CONTACT: Karen Stefanik  5089916214  KStefanik@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Come by the Wilks Library every Saturday 10-2pm for drop in Legos!

CONTACT:
  Karen Stefanik
  5089916214
  KStefanik@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Downtown Library Family Story Hour

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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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 June 3, 2019
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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
Downtown 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 June 4, 2019
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wilks Branch Knit Wits Knitting Group

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

CONTACT: Karen Stefanik  5089916214  KStefanik@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

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

CONTACT:
  Karen Stefanik
  5089916214
  KStefanik@sailsinc.org

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.

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Casa da Saudade Spring 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

Thursday June 6, 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

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

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

CONTACT:   508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

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

CONTACT:
  
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

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

Meets on the first Thursday of the month, right after our TAB Meeting, at 5 PM

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

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

Meets on the first Thursday of the month, right after our TAB Meeting, at 5 PM

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

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

Cape Verdean Parade Committee

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  5089916278
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Cape Verdean Parade Committee

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  5089916278
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Friday June 7, 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 Spring Story & Craft Time

Bring you children, grandkids, etc. and enjoy some spring 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 spring 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 June 8, 2019
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wilks Branch Drop In Legos

Come by the Wilks Library every Saturday 10-2pm for drop in Legos!

CONTACT: Karen Stefanik  5089916214  KStefanik@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Come by the Wilks Library every Saturday 10-2pm for drop in Legos!

CONTACT:
  Karen Stefanik
  5089916214
  KStefanik@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Downtown Library Family Story Hour

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 Waleka  508-685-8207
LOCATION: Lawler Branch
CONTACT:
  Kyla Waleka
  508.685.8207
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
World Wide Knit in Public Day 2019

The New Bedford Free Public Library is celebrating World Wide Knit in Public Day at Buttonwood Park!
All knitters, crocheters, and fiber enthusiasts are welcome.

Bring your projects and a chair, if you have one, and join us on the Lawler Branch front lawn for a fun filled afternoon.

Water and snacks will be available.

CONTACT: Daniela Ferreira  5089916218  dferreira@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

The New Bedford Free Public Library is celebrating World Wide Knit in Public Day at Buttonwood Park!
All knitters, crocheters, and fiber enthusiasts are welcome.

Bring your projects and a chair, if you have one, and join us on the Lawler Branch front lawn for a fun filled afternoon.

Water and snacks will be available.

CONTACT:
  Daniela Ferreira
  5089916218
  dferreira@sailsinc.org

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

Monday June 10, 2019
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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 June 11, 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

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

CONTACT: Karen Stefanik  5089916214  KStefanik@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

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

CONTACT:
  Karen Stefanik
  5089916214
  KStefanik@sailsinc.org

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.

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Casa da Saudade Spring 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
Department of Children & Families

Recruitment for foster parents.

CONTACT: Sonja Dubuissor  508-894-3957
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Recruitment for foster parents.

CONTACT:
  Sonja Dubuissor
  508.894.3957
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wilks Branch Bookemon Children's Book Club

Join us on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 6pm at the Wilks Branch Library for Bookemon Children's Book Club!

Pick a book from the monthly theme, share a book, learn about a new monster, play games, and more! All reading levels are welcome. The age level for this program is intended for children in grades 1-6. This program is free and no registration is required. Hope to see you there!

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

Join us on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 6pm at the Wilks Branch Library for Bookemon Children's Book Club!

Pick a book from the monthly theme, share a book, learn about a new monster, play games, and more! All reading levels are welcome. The age level for this program is intended for children in grades 1-6. This program is free and no registration is required. Hope to see you there!

CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Wednesday June 12, 2019
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wilks Branch Read Your Heart Out Book Club

Monthly romance book club at Wilks library, 2nd Wednesday of the month.  Enjoy snacks, mocktails, and lively discussions.

CONTACT: Karen Stefanik  5089916214  KStefanik@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Monthly romance book club at Wilks library, 2nd Wednesday of the month.  Enjoy snacks, mocktails, and lively discussions.

CONTACT:
  Karen Stefanik
  5089916214
  KStefanik@sailsinc.org

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 June 13, 2019
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler Branch 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
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
  

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

Cape Verdean Parade Committee

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  5089916278
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Cape Verdean Parade Committee

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  5089916278
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Friday June 14, 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 Spring Story & Craft Time

Bring you children, grandkids, etc. and enjoy some spring 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 spring 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

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
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Saturday June 15, 2019
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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

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 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

CONTACT:
  MaryEllen Cecil
  508.991.6276
  nbmhistory@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

 
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wilks Branch Drop In Legos

Come by the Wilks Library every Saturday 10-2pm for drop in Legos!

CONTACT: Karen Stefanik  5089916214  KStefanik@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Come by the Wilks Library every Saturday 10-2pm for drop in Legos!

CONTACT:
  Karen Stefanik
  5089916214
  KStefanik@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Downtown Library Family Story Hour

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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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 June 17, 2019
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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 June 18, 2019
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wilks Branch Knit Wits Knitting Group

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

CONTACT: Karen Stefanik  5089916214  KStefanik@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

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

CONTACT:
  Karen Stefanik
  5089916214
  KStefanik@sailsinc.org

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.

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

LOCATION: Lawler 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.

June: The Tattooist of Aushwitz by Heather Morris

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.

June: The Tattooist of Aushwitz by Heather Morris

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

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

Please sign up by contacting the library.

CONTACT: Karen Stefanik  5089916214  KStefanik@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

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

Please sign up by contacting the library.

CONTACT:
  Karen Stefanik
  5089916214
  KStefanik@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Wednesday June 19, 2019
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Main Library Children's Room Hungry Caterpillar Party

Join us at the Main Library Children's Room from 9:30-11:30am with PACE Head Start to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Eric Carle's The Hungry Caterpillar with a special story time and craft. 

This free event is available for all ages 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 from 9:30-11:30am with PACE Head Start to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Eric Carle's The Hungry Caterpillar with a special story time and craft. 

This free event is available for all ages 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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10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD

BCBS event for city employees.

CONTACT: Lenora Delgado  508-979-1444
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

BCBS event for city employees.

CONTACT:
  Lenora Delgado
  508.979.1444
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Thursday June 20, 2019
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wilks Branch Book Club

Monthly book club, meets 3rd Thursday of every month. Please visit the circulation desk to pick up an available copy for the monthly book.

CONTACT: Karen Stefanik  5089916214  KStefanik@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Monthly book club, meets 3rd Thursday of every month. Please visit the circulation desk to pick up an available copy for the monthly book.

CONTACT:
  Karen Stefanik
  5089916214
  KStefanik@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lalwer Branch Galaxy Slime

Make something out of this world at the New Bedford Free Public Library Lawler Branch Teen Room.

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

CONTACT: Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  dmplaskon@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Make something out of this world at the New Bedford Free Public Library Lawler Branch Teen Room.

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

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  dmplaskon@hotmail.com

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

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

- Share your latest writing project in a judge-free environment
- Come up with a crazy story using cards from SUPERFIGHT!
- Do a round of storytelling where you add to the plot
 
...and more!
 
Meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 5 PM.
CONTACT:   508-991-6216
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

- Share your latest writing project in a judge-free environment
- Come up with a crazy story using cards from SUPERFIGHT!
- Do a round of storytelling where you add to the plot
 
...and more!
 
Meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 5 PM.
CONTACT:
  
  508.991.6216
  

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

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

Children of all ages welcome!

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

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

Children of all ages welcome!

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Wilks Branch Food for Though Cookbook Club

Monthly cooking club.  Enjoy tasty dishes, and bring one of your own to share. Cooking themes to be announced.

CONTACT: Karen Stefanik  5089916214  KStefanik@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Monthly cooking club.  Enjoy tasty dishes, and bring one of your own to share. Cooking themes to be announced.

CONTACT:
  Karen Stefanik
  5089916214
  KStefanik@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

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

Cape Verdean Parade Committee

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  5089916278
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Cape Verdean Parade Committee

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  5089916278
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Friday June 21, 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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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

Saturday June 22, 2019
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wilks Branch Drop In Legos

Come by the Wilks Library every Saturday 10-2pm for drop in Legos!

CONTACT: Karen Stefanik  5089916214  KStefanik@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Come by the Wilks Library every Saturday 10-2pm for drop in Legos!

CONTACT:
  Karen Stefanik
  5089916214
  KStefanik@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Downtown Library Family Story Hour

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 Waleka  508-685-8207
LOCATION: Lawler Branch
CONTACT:
  Kyla Waleka
  508.685.8207
  

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

Monday June 24, 2019
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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 June 25, 2019
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lawler Branch A Taste of Russia

Learn how to make okroshka, one of Russia's most popular dishes.

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

Learn how to make okroshka, one of Russia's most popular dishes.

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

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

CONTACT: Karen Stefanik  5089916214  KStefanik@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

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

CONTACT:
  Karen Stefanik
  5089916214
  KStefanik@sailsinc.org

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

June 25 at 3:30 P.M.

Lawler Branch Library

745 Rockdale 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: Lawler Branch

NEW BEDFORD FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY

MEETING OF THE LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES

June 25 at 3:30 P.M.

Lawler Branch Library

745 Rockdale 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: Lawler 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.

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Wednesday June 26, 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 June 27, 2019
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler Branch Teen Anime Club

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

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

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

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

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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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Preservation Act Plan

City Government

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

City Government

CONTACT:
  Jessica Bailey
  508.979.1488
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Friday June 28, 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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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

Saturday June 29, 2019
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wilks Branch Drop In Legos

Come by the Wilks Library every Saturday 10-2pm for drop in Legos!

CONTACT: Karen Stefanik  5089916214  KStefanik@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Come by the Wilks Library every Saturday 10-2pm for drop in Legos!

CONTACT:
  Karen Stefanik
  5089916214
  KStefanik@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Downtown Library Family Story Hour

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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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 1, 2019
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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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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 2, 2019
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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.

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

Cape Verdean Parade Committee

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  5089916278
LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

Cape Verdean Parade Committee

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  5089916278
  

LOCATION: Main Library Meeting Room

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

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

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

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

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

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

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

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

Meets on the first Thursday of the month, right after our TAB Meeting, at 5 PM

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

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

Meets on the first Thursday of the month, right after our TAB Meeting, at 5 PM

CONTACT:
  Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Monday July 8, 2019
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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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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 9, 2019
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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.

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

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

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wilks Branch Bookemon Children's Book Club

Join us on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 6pm at the Wilks Branch Library for Bookemon Children's Book Club!

Pick a book from the monthly theme, share a book, learn about a new monster, play games, and more! All reading levels are welcome. The age level for this program is intended for children in grades 1-6. This program is free and no registration is required. Hope to see you there!

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

Join us on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 6pm at the Wilks Branch Library for Bookemon Children's Book Club!

Pick a book from the monthly theme, share a book, learn about a new monster, play games, and more! All reading levels are welcome. The age level for this program is intended for children in grades 1-6. This program is free and no registration is required. Hope to see you there!

CONTACT:
  Bethany Coito
  5089791647
  bcoito@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Wednesday July 10, 2019
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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 July 11, 2019
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler Branch 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
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
  

LOCATION: Lawler Branch