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Tuesday December 18, 2018
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Teen Anime Club
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

If you are a fan of Japanese animation, or even if you’re just curious about a new sort of storytelling, then join us for our monthly anime group. Once a month the club meets and watches a few episodes over snacks and talks about their favorite shows. It’s a great way to explore new shows.

No need to register. Just drop in!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: Garden Room
 
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Cookbook Book Club
6:30 PM

Calling All Cooks!

Come join the Nevin's Library's Cookbook Book Club with Pat Graham.

Check out a copy of the selected book or books at the Main Desk, pick a recipe, (email it to me to avoid duplicates) and prepare it for the program.

We'll sample lots of good, interesting foods, talk about what worked, what didn't and how to make it easier and healthier.

We will also discuss Restaurants we visited and critique them.

December's Selection will be Festive Looking Christmas Dish or Dessert!

CONTACT:  Patricia Graham  978-686-4080 x16  pgraham@nevinslibrary.org
 
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'Twas the Night before Christmas (ages 3-8)
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Wear your PJs and listen to Christmas stories, make a craft, have a snack, and meet our special Christmas guest!

Please be sure to register for this program, as space is limited.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-686-4080 x26  
LOCATION: Garden Room
Wednesday December 19, 2018
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Bilingual Playgroup with May from CFCE (ages 3-5)
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Come enjoy this new storytime presented by our community partner, the Coordinated Family & Community Engagement program (CFCE). You don't have to be bilingual to come -- all are welcome!

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-686-4080 x26  
LOCATION: Garden Room
 
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Wednesday Afternoon Book Group
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

This month we are discussing THE STORY OF ARTHUR TRULUV by Elizabeth Berg.

About the book:

A moving novel about three people who find their way back from loss and loneliness to a different kind of happiness.  Arthur, a widow, meets Maddy, a troubled teenage girl who is avoiding school by hiding out at the cemetery.  The same cemetery where Arthur goes every day for lunch to have imaginary conversations with his late wife and think about the lives of others.  The two strike up a friendship that draws them out of isolation.  With Arthur's nosy neighbor Lucille, they create a loving and unconventional family, proving that life's most precious moments are sweeter when shared.

Please join us!  Books are available at the Main Desk for the month before we meet.  New members are always welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah or Ellen  978-686-4080  ssullivan@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: Garden Room
Thursday December 20, 2018
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Forever Young-Ish Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

(A Teen Fiction for Adults Book Group)


While teen fiction has a specific audience in mind, adults have come to love all that there is to read there. This is your chance to read and discuss teen fiction with likeminded adults. Whether you actively read teen fiction already, or are curious to dip your toes into the water, this is the group for you! We meet on the 3rd Thursday of every month.

 

This month we will be discussing The Radical Element by Jessica Spotswood

 

Participants must be 18 or older. If you are a teen, check out Book Babble!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 x35  afowler@nevinslibrary.org
Wednesday December 26, 2018
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Adult Scrabble
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Attention Wordsmiths.  Join us for a fun night of Scrabble.  All competition levels welcome and refreshments will be served.

CONTACT:  Fran Magro  978-686-4080,Ext. 16  fmagro@nevinslibrary.org
Thursday December 27, 2018
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Holiday Model Train Village (K-4th grade)
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Apel family is back with their amazing model train and village display! Come hear a holiday story, enjoy treats, and take a turn operating a model train in the "Stop at the Signal" game.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-686-4080 x26  
LOCATION: Garden Room
 
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Teen Movie Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to join us for a fun movie night! We'll be watching Love, Simon, based on the popular book Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli. Whether you love the book or just want to catch a great movie, drop on in! No need to register.

"Simon Spier keeps a huge secret from his family, his friends and all of his classmates: he's gay. When that secret is threatened, Simon must face everyone and come to terms with his identity."

Film is rated PG-13

CONTACT:  Amy Fowler  978-686-4080 ex. 35  afowler@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: Garden Room
Wednesday January 2, 2019
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Mahjongg
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for a friendly game of American Mahjongg!  Feel free to bring your own game, or use one of the library's.  We have a limited amount of Official standard hand cards to lend as well.  Beginner or advanced, come and join the fun!

The library will host a game on the first Wednesday of each month at 10am.

CONTACT:  Sarah  978-686-4080 x20  ssullivan@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: The Great Hall
Thursday January 3, 2019
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Thursday Evening Book Discussions
7:00 PM

This Month's Book Is: Call the Midwife  by Jennifer Worth
Going into its 8th season on PBS, this beloved series is based on a memoir trilogy that fewer people have actually read. We shall read the original book in the trilogy and see what started this phenomena.

 

 

Book discussions are held at the Library on Thursday evenings 7-9pm. Books are available one month prior to the discussion. You may pick up books at the previous meeting, or you may get them at the Main Desk any time the Library is open. Please bring your library card to the meeting to check books out. In the case of cancellation for bad weather or any other reason, the meeting will be rescheduled as time and space permit. Cancellation information is posted on the Library’s website. Additional Book Discussion information is available on our website at www.nevinslibrary.org.All books announced in this flyer are tentative, based on the availability of multiple copies. To confirm dates, book selections, or for more information call the Library at 978-686-4080 x10.?

CONTACT:  Krista  978-686-4080 x10  kmcleod@nevinslibrary.org
 
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Teen Book Babble
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

If you’re a fan of books and just can’t stop talking about the last one you read, then this is the group for you. Join us as we discuss a book each month over some fresh, hot pizza.

We will be discussing Dear Martin by Nic Stone. Copies are available at the front desk of the library!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: The Study Room
Friday January 4, 2019
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Babies & Books
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

This language-enrichment program features 30 minutes of songs, movement, books, and bubbles, followed by an optional parent meet-and-greet time.

No registration is required, and big brothers and sisters can also attend.

 

A note about winter weather conditions: If there's inclement weather on a day you're planning to attend a program, please call the Children's Department at 978-686-4080 x26 (or check the Nevins Library website) to see if the library is closed or the program has been cancelled.

CONTACT:  Children's Department  978-686-4080 x26  
LOCATION: Garden Room
 
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Storytime for 2s: Snowballs and Snow Creatures
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Your toddlers will have fun listening to stories, singing songs, and playing a game in this snow-inspired program.

A note about winter weather conditions: If there's inclement weather on a day you're planning to attend a program, please call the Children's Department at 978-686-4080 x26 (or check the Nevins Library website) to see if the library is closed or the program has been cancelled.

CONTACT:  Children's Department  978-686-4080 x26  
LOCATION: Garden Room
Tuesday January 8, 2019
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Storytime for 3-5s: Spotlight on Eric Carle
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Eric Carle is one of the most beloved writers and illustrators of picture books, whose simple stories and colorful images appeal to children of all ages. In this program, children will listen to stories, play a game, and make a craft that might even rival one of Carle's works!

A note about winter weather conditions: If there's inclement weather on a day you're planning to attend a program, please call the Children's Department at 978-686-4080 x26 (or check the Nevins Library website) to see if the library is closed or the program has been cancelled.

CONTACT:  Children's Department  978-686-4080 x26  
LOCATION: Garden Room
 
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Family Storytime: Bath Time!
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Some children love bath time, some children dread it....

Either way, they can enjoy this program where they listen to stories, play a game, and make a craft -- none of which involves actually taking bath!

A note about winter weather conditions: If there's inclement weather on a day you're planning to attend a program, please call the Children's Department at 978-686-4080 x26 (or check the Nevins Library website) to see if the library is closed or the program has been cancelled.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-686-4080 x26  
LOCATION: Garden Room
 
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Bestseller Book Club
7:00 PM

Come join the Bestseller Book Club as we read through the Bestsellers you may have missed. We meet the 1st Tuesday of each Month at 7pm, and every month we will have a different
 Bestseller to read and discuss!

January's Title is March's Title is Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

A black neonatal nurse is charged with causing the death of a white supremacist’s newborn baby. The story is told from the points of view of the nurse, her attorney, and the baby’s heartbroken father. As always, Picoult’s attention to legal, organizational, and medical details help the tale ring true. What sets this book apart, though, are the uncomfortable points it makes about racism. The novel is both absorbing and thought-provoking, and will surely spark conversations among friends, families and book clubs.

Books are available to pick up at the Main Desk for one month prior to this meeting.

New members are always welcome! For more Information contact: Pat Graham 978-686-4080 x16

CONTACT:  Pat Graham  978-686-4080 x16  pgraham@nevinslibrary.org
Wednesday January 9, 2019
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Teen Current Event Cafe
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

If you ever feel like your opinions about current events aren’t taken serious, then you should come and visit our Current Events Cafe! Every month we’ll share some snacks and chat about the latest events in the news. We’ll talk everything from local to global news. Everything is up for discussion here.

No need to register. Just drop in!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: Teen Space
Thursday January 10, 2019
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Teen Creator Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Whether you like to write, draw, knit, build, code – basically just create – this is the club for you! Bring your supplies to the library and work among other creative teens. We’ll chat about what we’re working on, share advice and work on our projects together.

No need to register. Just drop in!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: The Study Room
 
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LGBT Book Group
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us every second Thursday for our LGBT Book Group! This literary gathering focuses on books with themes, characters, and authors that are part of the LGBTQ community. All are welcome!

This month's play is The Boys in the Band by Mart Crowley. Stop by the library to pick up your copy!

CONTACT:  Krista McLeod  978-686-4080  kmcleod@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: Garden Room
Friday January 11, 2019
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Babies & Books
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

This language-enrichment program features 30 minutes of songs, movement, books, and bubbles, followed by an optional parent meet-and-greet time.

No registration is required, and big brothers and sisters can also attend.

A note about winter weather conditions: If there's inclement weather on a day you're planning to attend a program, please call the Children's Department at 978-686-4080 x26 (or check the Nevins Library website) to see if the library is closed or the program has been cancelled.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-686-4080 x26  
LOCATION: Garden Room
 
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Storytime for 2s: Animals in Winter
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Where do animals go and what do they do during our long, cold winters?

In this program, your toddlers will have fun listening to stories, singing songs, and playing a game about animals in winter.

A note about winter weather conditions: If there's inclement weather on a day you're planning to attend a program, please call the Children's Department at 978-686-4080 x26 (or check the Nevins Library website) to see if the library is closed or the program has been cancelled.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-686-4080 x26  
LOCATION: Garden Room
Saturday January 12, 2019
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Donuts with Dad: Winter Birds
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Cardinals, goldfinches, chickadees, even bald eagles -- these are just some of the birds that stick around during our
New England winters and look so beautiful against grey skies and white snow.

In this program, children and their fathers, grandfathers, or uncles are invited to this tasty storytime about these feathered friends --
not only to listen to stories and make a craft, but also to enjoy donuts and juice!

A note about winter weather conditions: If there's inclement weather on a day you're planning to attend a program, please call the Children's Department at 978-686-4080 x26 (or check the Nevins Library website) to see if the library is closed or the program has been cancelled.

CONTACT:  Children's Department  978-686-4080 x26  
LOCATION: Garden Room
Monday January 14, 2019
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Stranger Than Fiction Book Group
7:00 PM

We are a Non-Fiction Book Group that usually meets at the library on the 2nd Monday of the month. We’ll read across all topics within nonfiction (ex. Biographies, True Crime, Travelogues) except for religion and politics. Some months we’ll be discussing a single title, other months there will be a theme and a list of suggested books on that topic from which participants can choose.

This Month the Theme is: Performing Arts

This Month's Book is Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M. by Sam Wasson

If you have any questions please call Tatjana Saccio at 978-686-4080 x12 or email her at tsaccio@nevinslibrary.org   

Or visit the Book Group's webpage: Stranger Than Fiction

 

CONTACT:  Tatjana  978-686-4080x13  tsaccio@nevinslibrary.org
Tuesday January 15, 2019
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Babies & Books
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

This language-enrichment program features 30 minutes of songs, movement, books, and bubbles, followed by an optional parent meet-and-greet time.

No registration is required, and big brothers and sisters can also attend.

A note about winter weather conditions: If there's inclement weather on a day you're planning to attend a program, please call the Children's Department at 978-686-4080 x26 (or check the Nevins Library website) to see if the library is closed or the program has been cancelled.

CONTACT:  Children's Department  978-686-4080 x26  
LOCATION: Garden Room
 
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Storytime for 2s: Sea Creatures
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Your toddlers will have fun listening to stories, singing songs, and playing a game in this program about sea creatures.

A note about winter weather conditions: If there's inclement weather on a day you're planning to attend a program, please call the Children's Department at 978-686-4080 x26 (or check the Nevins Library website) to see if the library is closed or the program has been cancelled.

CONTACT:  Children's Department  978-686-4080 x26  
LOCATION: Garden Room
 
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Teen Anime Club
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

If you are a fan of Japanese animation, or even if you’re just curious about a new sort of storytelling, then join us for our monthly anime group. Once a month the club meets and watches a few episodes over snacks and talks about their favorite shows. It’s a great way to explore new shows.

No need to register. Just drop in!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: Garden Room
 
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Cookbook Book Club
6:30 PM

Calling All Cooks!

Come join the Nevin's Library's Cookbook Book Club with Pat Graham.

Check out a copy of the selected book or books at the Main Desk, pick a recipe, (email it to me to avoid duplicates) and prepare it for the program.

We'll sample lots of good, interesting foods, talk about what worked, what didn't and how to make it easier and healthier.

We will also discuss Restaurants we visited and critique them.

January's Selection will be 9 Restaurant Cookbooks We Can Actually Use: The Mozza Cook Book by Nancy Silverton, Buvette: The Pleasure of Good Food by Judy Williams, The Frankies Spuntino Kitchen Companion & Cooking Manual by Frank Falcinelli, Roberta's Cookbook by Carlo Mirarchi, I love NY: Ingredients & Recipes by Danul Humm, Ad Hoc at Home by Thomas Keller, Urban Italian by Andrew Carmellini, The Zuni Cafe Cookbook by Judy Rodgers

CONTACT:  Patricia Graham  978-686-4080 x16  pgraham@nevinslibrary.org
 
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Book Chatters: Restart
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Can you imagine losing your memory – having no idea who you are, who you knew, what you were like? This is Chase’s predicament after an accident that costs him his memory,
challenging him to learn all about himself – for example, why do some kids at school seem to idolize him, while others seem so afraid of him? What did he do in his past that
he needs to make up for now? Can he start over again? Could you?

Come share your opinions about Restart by Gordon Korman, and enjoy a snack during your conversation.

A note about winter weather conditions: If there's inclement weather on a day you're planning to attend a program, please call the Children's Department at 978-686-4080 x26 (or check the Nevins Library website) to see if the library is closed or the program has been cancelled.

CONTACT:  Children's Department  978-686-4080 x26  
LOCATION: The Study Room
Wednesday January 16, 2019
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Storytime for 3-5s: Appreciate a Dragon
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Dragons aren't necessarily fierce -- they also can be fun, funny, and friendly! In honor of Appreciate a Dragon Day, in this program children will listen to stories, play a game, and make a craft about these often misunderstood creaturees.

A note about winter weather conditions: If there's inclement weather on a day you're planning to attend a program, please call the Children's Department at 978-686-4080 x26 (or check the Nevins Library website) to see if the library is closed or the program has been cancelled.

CONTACT:  Children's Department  978-686-4080 x26  
LOCATION: Garden Room
 
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Wednesday Afternoon Book Group
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

This month we are discussing NEWS OF THE WORLD by Paulette Jiles.

About the book:

In the aftermath of the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd, an elderly widower and itinerant news reader, is offered fifty dollars to bring an orphan girl, who was kidnapped and raised by Kiowa raiders, from Witchita Falls back to her family in San Antonio.  Their 400-mile journey south through unsettled territory and unforgiving terrain proves difficult and at times dangerous.  Johanna has forgotten the English language, tries to escape at every opportunity, throws away her shoes, and refuses to act "civilized".  Yet, as the miles pass, the two lonely survivors tentatively begin to trust each other, forming a bond that marks the difference between life and death in this treacherous land.

Please join us!  New members are always welcome.  Books are available at the Main Desk for the month before we meet.

CONTACT:  Sarah or Ellen  978-686-4080   ssullivan@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: Garden Room
Thursday January 17, 2019
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Story & Craft: Penguins
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Come join for us for penguin-themed stories and crafts.

A note about winter weather conditions: If there's inclement weather on a day you're planning to attend a program, please call the Children's Department at 978-686-4080 x26 (or check the Nevins Library website) to see if the library is closed or the program has been cancelled.

CONTACT:  Children's Department  978-686-4080 x26  
LOCATION: Garden Room
 
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Forever Young-Ish Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

(A Teen Fiction for Adults Book Group)


While teen fiction has a specific audience in mind, adults have come to love all that there is to read there. This is your chance to read and discuss teen fiction with likeminded adults. Whether you actively read teen fiction already, or are curious to dip your toes into the water, this is the group for you! We meet on the 3rd Thursday of every month.

 

This month we will be discussing Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce

 

Participants must be 18 or older. If you are a teen, check out Book Babble!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 x35  afowler@nevinslibrary.org
Saturday January 19, 2019
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Trivia Fun: Marvel Comics
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Test your memory -- or at least have fun trying -- in this new trivia contest program!

This month's game focuses on the world of Marvel Comics -- which characters and what history do you know?

A note about winter weather conditions: If there's inclement weather on a day you're planning to attend a program, please call the Children's Department at 978-686-4080 x26 (or check the Nevins Library website) to see if the library is closed or the program has been cancelled.

CONTACT:  Children's Department  978-686-4080 x26  
LOCATION: Garden Room
Tuesday January 22, 2019
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Babies & Books
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

This language-enrichment program features 30 minutes of songs, movement, books, and bubbles, followed by an optional parent meet-and-greet time.

No registration is required, and big brothers and sisters can also attend.

A note about winter weather conditions: If there's inclement weather on a day you're planning to attend a program, please call the Children's Department at 978-686-4080 x26 (or check the Nevins Library website) to see if the library is closed or the program has been cancelled.

CONTACT:  Children's Department  978-686-4080 x26  
LOCATION: Garden Room
 
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Storytime for 2s: Hands and Feet Are Neat!
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Your toddlers will have fun listening to stories, singing songs, and playing a game in this program about hands, fingers, feet, and toes.

A note about winter weather conditions: If there's inclement weather on a day you're planning to attend a program, please call the Children's Department at 978-686-4080 x26 (or check the Nevins Library website) to see if the library is closed or the program has been cancelled.

CONTACT:  Children's Department  978-686-4080 x26  
LOCATION: Garden Room
Wednesday January 23, 2019
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Bilingual Playgroup with May from the CFCE
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Come enjoy this new storytime presented by our community partner, the Coordinated Family & Community Engagement program (CFCE).

You don't have to be bilingual to attend -- all are welcome!

A note about winter weather conditions: If there's inclement weather on a day you're planning to attend a program, please call the Children's Department at 978-686-4080 x26 (or check the Nevins Library website) to see if the library is closed or the program has been cancelled.

CONTACT:  Children's Department  978-686-4080 x26  
LOCATION: Garden Room
Thursday January 24, 2019
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Science Explorers: Snow and Ice
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Using picture books and hands-on activities, this program encourages young children to explore the worlds of science and math.

A note about winter weather conditions: If there's inclement weather on a day you're planning to attend a program, please call the Children's Department at 978-686-4080 x26 (or check the Nevins Library website) to see if the library is closed or the program has been cancelled.

CONTACT:  Children's Department  978-686-4080 x26  
LOCATION: Garden Room
Saturday January 26, 2019
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LEGO Block Party
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bring your imagination and have fun creating! The library supplies lots of LEGOs to build with and, if you'd like, we can put photos of what you create on our Facebook page.

A note about winter weather conditions: If there's inclement weather on a day you're planning to attend a program, please call the Children's Department at 978-686-4080 x26 (or check the Nevins Library website) to see if the library is closed or the program has been cancelled.

CONTACT:  Children's Department  978-686-4080 x26  
LOCATION: Garden Room
Tuesday January 29, 2019
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Storytime for 3-5s: Funny Stories
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Who doesn't enjoy a good laugh? Come giggle away the morning in this program, where children will listen to funny stories, play a game, and make a craft.

A note about winter weather conditions: If there's inclement weather on a day you're planning to attend a program, please call the Children's Department at 978-686-4080 x26 (or check the Nevins Library website) to see if the library is closed or the program has been cancelled.

CONTACT:  Children's Department  978-686-4080 x26  
LOCATION: Garden Room
 
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Family Storytime: Me Myself I
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Every child is unique, and that's something to celebrate at this storytime! Children will listen to stories about enjoying each other's similarities and differences, play a game, and make a craft.

A note about winter weather conditions: If there's inclement weather on a day you're planning to attend a program, please call the Children's Department at 978-686-4080 x26 (or check the Nevins Library website) to see if the library is closed or the program has been cancelled.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-686-4080 x26  
LOCATION: Garden Room
Wednesday January 30, 2019
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Storytime for 3-5s: Mouse Tales
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Friendly mice, curious mice, colorful mice -- in this program, children will listen to all kinds of mouse tales, play a game, and make a craft that proves just how cute mice are.

A note about winter weather conditions: If there's inclement weather on a day you're planning to attend a program, please call the Children's Department at 978-686-4080 x26 (or check the Nevins Library website) to see if the library is closed or the program has been cancelled.

 

CONTACT:  Children's Department  978-686-4080 x26  
LOCATION: Garden Room
 
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Oscar Movie Series
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are pleased to continue our annual Oscar Movie Series! 

Enjoy an Oscar-Nominated film at the library before the awards are given. 

Popcorn will be provided. 

More details to follow once the nominations have been announced.

CONTACT:  Sarah  978-686-4080 x20  ssullivan@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: The Great Hall
Saturday February 2, 2019
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Oscar Movie Series
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are pleased to continue our annual Oscar Movie Series! 

Enjoy an Oscar-Nominated film at the library before the awards are given. 

Popcorn will be provided. 

More details to follow once the nominations have been announced.

CONTACT:  Sarah  978-686-4080 x20  ssullivan@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: The Great Hall
Tuesday February 5, 2019
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Bestseller Book Club
7:00 PM

Come join the Bestseller Book Club as we read through the Bestsellers you may have missed. We meet the 1st Tuesday of each Month at 7pm, and every month we will have a different Bestseller to read and discuss!

February's Title is The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

An intruder in the middle of the night leaves Lo Blacklock feeling vulnerable. Trying to shake off her fears, she hopes her big break of covering the maiden voyage of the luxury cruise ship, the Aurora, will help. The first night of the voyage changes everything. What did she really see in the water and who was the woman in the cabin next door? The claustrophobic feeling of being on a ship and the twists and turns of who, and what, to believe keep you on the edge of your seat

Books are available to pick up at the Main Desk for one month prior to this meeting.

New members are always welcome! For more Information contact: Pat Graham 978-686-4080 x16

CONTACT:  Pat Graham  978-686-4080 x16  pgraham@nevinslibrary.org
Wednesday February 6, 2019
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Mahjongg
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for a friendly game of American Mahjongg!  Feel free to bring your own game, or use one of the library's.  We have a limited amount of Official standard hand cards to lend as well.  Beginner or advanced, come and join the fun!

The library will host a game on the first Wednesday of each month at 10am.

CONTACT:  Sarah  978-686-4080 x20  ssullivan@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: The Great Hall
Thursday February 7, 2019
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Thursday Evening Book Discussions
7:00 PM

Spring Series : Memory
Is memory what makes us human?  What happens when memories are taken away…or perhaps worse, when they are never made in the first place?  How reliable are memories, anyhow, can we trust people to recall events accurately?  And what is an “accurate” recollection…just our version?  This spring we will try to answer these questions and more as we explore a series of novels about memory

This Month's Book Is: Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson

This is the suspenseful story of an amnesiac who, following a mysterious accident, cannot remember her past or form new memories, who desperately tries to uncover the truth about who she is – and who she can trust.

 

Book discussions are held at the Library on Thursday evenings 7-9pm. Books are available one month prior to the discussion. You may pick up books at the previous meeting, or you may get them at the Main Desk any time the Library is open. Please bring your library card to the meeting to check books out. In the case of cancellation for bad weather or any other reason, the meeting will be rescheduled as time and space permit. Cancellation information is posted on the Library’s website. Additional Book Discussion information is available on our website at www.nevinslibrary.org.All books announced in this flyer are tentative, based on the availability of multiple copies. To confirm dates, book selections, or for more information call the Library at 978-686-4080 x10.?

CONTACT:  Krista  978-686-4080 x10  kmcleod@nevinslibrary.org
 
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Teen Book Babble
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

If you’re a fan of books and just can’t stop talking about the last one you read, then this is the group for you. Join us as we discuss a book each month over some fresh, hot pizza.

We will be discussing Beauty Queens by Libba Bray. Copies are available at the front desk of the library!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: The Study Room
Monday February 11, 2019
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Stranger Than Fiction Book Group
7:00 PM

We are a Non-Fiction Book Group that usually meets at the library on the 2nd Monday of the month. We’ll read across all topics within nonfiction (ex. Biographies, True Crime, Travelogues) except for religion and politics. Some months we’ll be discussing a single title, other months there will be a theme and a list of suggested books on that topic from which participants can choose.

This Month the Theme is: Race Relations

If you have any questions please call Tatjana Saccio at 978-686-4080 x12 or email her at tsaccio@nevinslibrary.org   

Or visit the Book Group's webpage: Stranger Than Fiction

 

CONTACT:  Tatjana  978-686-4080x13  tsaccio@nevinslibrary.org
Tuesday February 12, 2019
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Oscar Movie Series
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

 

 

 

 

 

We are pleased to continue our annual Oscar Movie Series! 

Enjoy an Oscar-Nominated film at the library before the awards are given. 

Popcorn will be provided. 

More details to follow once the nominations have been announced.

CONTACT:  Sarah  978-686-4080 x20  ssullivan@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: The Great Hall
Wednesday February 13, 2019
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Teen Current Event Cafe
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

If you ever feel like your opinions about current events aren’t taken serious, then you should come and visit our Current Events Cafe! Every month we’ll share some snacks and chat about the latest events in the news. We’ll talk everything from local to global news. Everything is up for discussion here.

No need to register. Just drop in!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: Teen Space
Thursday February 14, 2019
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Teen Creator Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Whether you like to write, draw, knit, build, code – basically just create – this is the club for you! Bring your supplies to the library and work among other creative teens. We’ll chat about what we’re working on, share advice and work on our projects together.

No need to register. Just drop in!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: The Study Room
 
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LGBT Book Group
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

White HOuses coverJoin us every second Thursday for our LGBT Book Group! This literary gathering focuses on books with themes, characters, and authors that are part of the LGBTQ community. All are welcome!

This month's book is White Houses by Amy Bloom. Stop by the library to pick up your copy!

CONTACT:  Krista McLeod  978-686-4080  kmcleod@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: Garden Room
Tuesday February 19, 2019
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Teen Anime Club
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

If you are a fan of Japanese animation, or even if you’re just curious about a new sort of storytelling, then join us for our monthly anime group. Once a month the club meets and watches a few episodes over snacks and talks about their favorite shows. It’s a great way to explore new shows.

No need to register. Just drop in!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: Garden Room
 
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Cookbook Book Club
6:30 PM

Calling All Cooks!

Come join the Nevin's Library's Cookbook Book Club with Pat Graham.

Check out a copy of the selected book or books at the Main Desk, pick a recipe, (email it to me to avoid duplicates) and prepare it for the program.

We'll sample lots of good, interesting foods, talk about what worked, what didn't and how to make it easier and healthier.

We will also discuss Restaurants we visited and critique them.

February's Selection will be Soup, Stew, or Chowda: Saveur Soups & Stews, The Best Recipe: Soups & Stews, Main Course Soups & Stews, Soups & Stews for Fall & Winter Days, Soups, Chowderland, Chowder, Soup & Comfort, The Soup Bible, Soup Classics

CONTACT:  Patricia Graham  978-686-4080 x16  pgraham@nevinslibrary.org
Wednesday February 20, 2019
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Wednesday Afternoon Book Group
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

This month we will be discussing WHITE HOUSES by Amy Bloom.

About the book:

Lorena Hickock meets Eleanor Roosevelt in 1932 while reporting on Franklin Roosevelt's first presidential campaign.  As her connection with the future first lady deepens into intimacy, what begins as a powerful passion matures into a lasting love, and a life that Hick never expected to have.  She moves into the White House, where her status as first friend is an open secret, as are FDR's own lovers.  After she takes a job in the Roosevelt administration, promoting and protecting both Roosevelts, she comes to know Franklin not only as a great President, but as a complicated rival and an irresistible friend, capable of changing lives even after his death.

Please join us!  Books are available at the Main Desk the month before we meet.  New members are always welcome!

CONTACT:  Sarah or Ellen  978-686-4080   ssullivan@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: Garden Room
Thursday February 21, 2019
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Scratch Club
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Scratch CatAttention all kids in third through seventh grade! If you like computers, you'll love Scratch, the kid-friendly programming game where you make the rules. Want to generate your own movie, game or program? This is where to do it! Join us to tinker with Scratch and impress your friends with your awesome creations.

Please bring a laptop if you can. We also have a few laptops here that you can use. If you're not comfortable with a computer, that's OK! We'll show you how to use one.

CONTACT:  Anna Gooding-Call  978-686-4080  agoodingcall@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: Garden Room
 
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Oscar Movie Series
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are pleased to continue our annual Oscar Movie Series! 

Enjoy an Oscar-Nominated film at the library before the awards are given. 

Popcorn will be provided. 

More details to follow once the nominations have been announced.

CONTACT:  Sarah  978-686-4080 x20  ssullivan@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: The Great Hall
 
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Forever Young-Ish Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

(A Teen Fiction for Adults Book Group)


While teen fiction has a specific audience in mind, adults have come to love all that there is to read there. This is your chance to read and discuss teen fiction with likeminded adults. Whether you actively read teen fiction already, or are curious to dip your toes into the water, this is the group for you! We meet on the 3rd Thursday of every month.

 

This month we will be discussing The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

 

Participants must be 18 or older. If you are a teen, check out Book Babble!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 x35  afowler@nevinslibrary.org
Saturday February 23, 2019
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Oscar Movie Series
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are pleased to continue our annual Oscar Movie Series! 

Enjoy an Oscar-Nominated film at the library before the awards are given. 

Popcorn will be provided. 

More details to follow once the nominations have been announced.

CONTACT:  Sarah  978-686-4080 x20  ssullivan@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: Garden Room
Tuesday March 5, 2019
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Bestseller Book Club
7:00 PM

Come join the Bestseller Book Club as we read through the Bestsellers you may have missed. We meet the 1st Tuesday of each Month at 7pm, and every month we will have a different Bestseller to read and discuss!

March's Title is The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

Leni and her troubled family embark on a new way of life in Alaska’s wilderness in 1974 – hoping this is finally the solution for her troubled, POW father. In Alaska, Leni and her family are tested and when change comes to their small community her father’s anger threatens to explode and divide the town. This is a beautifully written novel, descriptive and engaging with well-developed characters and a strong sense of place.

Books are available to pick up at the Main Desk for one month prior to this meeting.

New members are always welcome! For more Information contact: Pat Graham 978-686-4080 x16

CONTACT:  Pat Graham  978-686-4080 x16  pgraham@nevinslibrary.org
Wednesday March 6, 2019
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Mahjongg
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for a friendly game of American Mahjongg!  Feel free to bring your own game, or use one of the library's.  We have a limited amount of Official standard hand cards to lend as well.  Beginner or advanced, come and join the fun!

The library will host a game on the first Wednesday of each month at 10am.

CONTACT:  Sarah  978-686-4080 x20  ssullivan@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: Garden Room
Thursday March 7, 2019
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Thursday Evening Book Discussions
7:00 PM

This Month's Book Is: Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
Winner of the prestigious Man Booker Prize, this modern classic follows Stevens, a retired butler at a great British estate as he embarks on a journey through his past in an effort to reassure himself that he has served humanity by serving his master, Lord Darlington. But lurking in his memory are doubts about his service, and about the nature of his own life.

 

 

Book discussions are held at the Library on Thursday evenings 7-9pm. Books are available one month prior to the discussion. You may pick up books at the previous meeting, or you may get them at the Main Desk any time the Library is open. Please bring your library card to the meeting to check books out. In the case of cancellation for bad weather or any other reason, the meeting will be rescheduled as time and space permit. Cancellation information is posted on the Library’s website. Additional Book Discussion information is available on our website at www.nevinslibrary.org.All books announced in this flyer are tentative, based on the availability of multiple copies. To confirm dates, book selections, or for more information call the Library at 978-686-4080 x10.?

CONTACT:  Krista  978-686-4080 x10  kmcleod@nevinslibrary.org
 
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Teen Book Babble
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

If you’re a fan of books and just can’t stop talking about the last one you read, then this is the group for you. Join us as we discuss a book each month over some fresh, hot pizza.

We will be discussing Devils Within by S. F. Henson. Copies are available at the front desk of the library!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: The Study Room
Monday March 11, 2019
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Stranger Than Fiction Book Group
7:00 PM

We are a Non-Fiction Book Group that usually meets at the library on the 2nd Monday of the month. We’ll read across all topics within nonfiction (ex. Biographies, True Crime, Travelogues) except for religion and politics. Some months we’ll be discussing a single title, other months there will be a theme and a list of suggested books on that topic from which participants can choose.

This Month the Theme is: Invention, Discovery, and Exploration

If you have any questions please call Tatjana Saccio at 978-686-4080 x12 or email her at tsaccio@nevinslibrary.org   

Or visit the Book Group's webpage: Stranger Than Fiction

 

CONTACT:  Tatjana  978-686-4080x13  tsaccio@nevinslibrary.org
Wednesday March 13, 2019
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Teen Current Event Cafe
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

If you ever feel like your opinions about current events aren’t taken serious, then you should come and visit our Current Events Cafe! Every month we’ll share some snacks and chat about the latest events in the news. We’ll talk everything from local to global news. Everything is up for discussion here.

No need to register. Just drop in!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: Teen Space
Thursday March 14, 2019
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Teen Creator Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Whether you like to write, draw, knit, build, code – basically just create – this is the club for you! Bring your supplies to the library and work among other creative teens. We’ll chat about what we’re working on, share advice and work on our projects together.

No need to register. Just drop in!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: The Study Room
 
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LGBT Book Group
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Her body and other parties coverJoin us every second Thursday for our LGBT Book Group! This literary gathering focuses on books with themes, characters, and authors that are part of the LGBTQ community. All are welcome!

This month's book is Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado. Stop by the library to pick up your copy!

CONTACT:  Krista McLeod  978-686-4080  kmcleod@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: Garden Room
Saturday March 16, 2019
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Open a Computer
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ever wonder how a computer really works? What's the difference between a motherboard and a memory card? Find out in this fun, hands-on introduction, where participants will get to open a real computer and handle its componants!

CONTACT:  Anna Gooding-Call  978-686-4080 x 13  agoodingcall@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: The Study Room
Tuesday March 19, 2019
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Teen Anime Club
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

If you are a fan of Japanese animation, or even if you’re just curious about a new sort of storytelling, then join us for our monthly anime group. Once a month the club meets and watches a few episodes over snacks and talks about their favorite shows. It’s a great way to explore new shows.

No need to register. Just drop in!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: Garden Room
 
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Cookbook Book Club
6:30 PM

Calling All Cooks!

Come join the Nevin's Library's Cookbook Book Club with Pat Graham.

Check out a copy of the selected book or books at the Main Desk, pick a recipe, (email it to me to avoid duplicates) and prepare it for the program.

We'll sample lots of good, interesting foods, talk about what worked, what didn't and how to make it easier and healthier.

We will also discuss Restaurants we visited and critique them.

March's Selection will be 10 Cookbooks Everyone Should Own by Epicurious: Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child, The Whole Beast: Nose to Tail Eating by Fergus Henderson, Larousse Gastronomique by Prosper Montagne, The French Laundry Cookbook by Thomas Keller, White Heart by Marco Pierre White, Roast Chicken and other stories by Simon Hopkinson, Essential of Classic Italian Cooking by Marcella Hazen, Tai Food by David Thompson, The Zuni Cafe by Judy Rodgers, The Kitchen Diaries by Nigel Slater, Moro the Cookbook by Samantha Clark, Plenty or Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghl

CONTACT:  Patricia Graham  978-686-4080 x16  pgraham@nevinslibrary.org
Wednesday March 20, 2019
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Wednesday Afternoon Book Group
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

This month we are discussing THE LIFE SHE WAS GIVEN by Ellen Marie Wiseman.

About the book:

On a summer evening in 1931, Lilly Blackwood glimpses circus lights from the grimy window of her attic bedroom.  On this unforgettable night, Lilly is taken outside for the first time - and sold to the circus sideshow.  More than two decades later, nineteen-year-old Julia Blackwood has inherited her parent's estate and horse farm.  For Julia, home was an unhappy place full of strict rules and forbidden rooms, and she hopes that returning might erase those painful memories.  Instead, she becomes immersed in a mystery involving a hidden attic room and photos of circus scenes featuring a striking young girl.

Please join us!  Books are available at the Main Desk the month before we meet.  New members are always welcome!

CONTACT:  Sarah or Ellen  978-686-4080  ssullivan@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: Garden Room
Thursday March 21, 2019
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Forever Young-Ish Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

(A Teen Fiction for Adults Book Group)


While teen fiction has a specific audience in mind, adults have come to love all that there is to read there. This is your chance to read and discuss teen fiction with likeminded adults. Whether you actively read teen fiction already, or are curious to dip your toes into the water, this is the group for you! We meet on the 3rd Thursday of every month.

 

This month we will be discussing Bluescreen by Dan Wells

 

Participants must be 18 or older. If you are a teen, check out Book Babble!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 x35  afowler@nevinslibrary.org
Tuesday April 2, 2019
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Bestseller Book Club
7:00 PM

Come join the Bestseller Book Club as we read through the Bestsellers you may have missed. We meet the 1st Tuesday of each Month at 7pm, and every month we will have a different Bestseller to read and discuss!

April's Title is A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

Deemed unrepentant by a Bolshevik tribunal in 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is sentenced to house arrest in a hotel across the street from the Kremlin, where he lives in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history unfold.

Books are available to pick up at the Main Desk for one month prior to this meeting.

New members are always welcome! For more Information contact: Pat Graham 978-686-4080 x16

CONTACT:  Pat Graham  978-686-4080 x16  pgraham@nevinslibrary.org
Wednesday April 3, 2019
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Mahjongg
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for a friendly game of American Mahjongg!  Feel free to bring your own game, or use one of the library's.  We have a limited amount of Official standard hand cards to lend as well.  Beginner or advanced, come and join the fun!

The library will host a game on the first Wednesday of each month at 10am.

CONTACT:  Sarah  978-686-4080 x20  ssullivan@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: The Great Hall
Thursday April 4, 2019
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Thursday Evening Book Discussions
7:00 PM

This Month's Book Is: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Eleanor is a quirky person, whose routine is everything to her.  When that routine is broken and she begins to build friendships and rebuild a life, memories recovered from a traumatic past begin to emerge.

 

 

Book discussions are held at the Library on Thursday evenings 7-9pm. Books are available one month prior to the discussion. You may pick up books at the previous meeting, or you may get them at the Main Desk any time the Library is open. Please bring your library card to the meeting to check books out. In the case of cancellation for bad weather or any other reason, the meeting will be rescheduled as time and space permit. Cancellation information is posted on the Library’s website. Additional Book Discussion information is available on our website at www.nevinslibrary.org.All books announced in this flyer are tentative, based on the availability of multiple copies. To confirm dates, book selections, or for more information call the Library at 978-686-4080 x10.?

CONTACT:  Krista  978-686-4080 x10  kmcleod@nevinslibrary.org
 
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Teen Book Babble
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

If you’re a fan of books and just can’t stop talking about the last one you read, then this is the group for you. Join us as we discuss a book each month over some fresh, hot pizza.

We will be discussing The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B by Teresa Toten. Copies are available at the front desk of the library!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: The Study Room
Monday April 8, 2019
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Stranger Than Fiction Book Group
7:00 PM

We are a Non-Fiction Book Group that usually meets at the library on the 2nd Monday of the month. We’ll read across all topics within nonfiction (ex. Biographies, True Crime, Travelogues) except for religion and politics. Some months we’ll be discussing a single title, other months there will be a theme and a list of suggested books on that topic from which participants can choose.

This Month the Theme is: Micro-Histories

If you have any questions please call Tatjana Saccio at 978-686-4080 x12 or email her at tsaccio@nevinslibrary.org   

Or visit the Book Group's webpage: Stranger Than Fiction

 

CONTACT:  Tatjana  978-686-4080x13  tsaccio@nevinslibrary.org
Wednesday April 10, 2019
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Teen Current Event Cafe
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

If you ever feel like your opinions about current events aren’t taken serious, then you should come and visit our Current Events Cafe! Every month we’ll share some snacks and chat about the latest events in the news. We’ll talk everything from local to global news. Everything is up for discussion here.

No need to register. Just drop in!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: Teen Space
Thursday April 11, 2019
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Teen Creator Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Whether you like to write, draw, knit, build, code – basically just create – this is the club for you! Bring your supplies to the library and work among other creative teens. We’ll chat about what we’re working on, share advice and work on our projects together.

No need to register. Just drop in!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: The Study Room
 
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LGBT Book Group
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Surpassing certainty coverJoin us every second Thursday for our LGBT Book Group! This literary gathering focuses on books with themes, characters, and authors that are part of the LGBTQ community. All are welcome!

This month's book is Surpassing Certainty by Janet Mock. Stop by the library to pick up your copy!

CONTACT:  Krista McLeod  978-686-4080  kmcleod@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: Garden Room
Tuesday April 16, 2019
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Teen Anime Club
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

If you are a fan of Japanese animation, or even if you’re just curious about a new sort of storytelling, then join us for our monthly anime group. Once a month the club meets and watches a few episodes over snacks and talks about their favorite shows. It’s a great way to explore new shows.

No need to register. Just drop in!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: Garden Room
 
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Cookbook Book Club
6:30 PM

Calling All Cooks!

Come join the Nevin's Library's Cookbook Book Club with Pat Graham.

Check out a copy of the selected book or books at the Main Desk, pick a recipe, (email it to me to avoid duplicates) and prepare it for the program.

We'll sample lots of good, interesting foods, talk about what worked, what didn't and how to make it easier and healthier.

We will also discuss Restaurants we visited and critique them.

April's Selection will be Chefs with Michelin Stars: Joel Robuchon, Alain Ducasse, Goron Ramsay, Thomas Keller, Yosihiro Murata, Heston Blumenthal, Ferran Adria, Bjorn Frantzen, Alain Passard

CONTACT:  Patricia Graham  978-686-4080 x16  pgraham@nevinslibrary.org
Wednesday April 17, 2019
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Wednesday Afternoon Book Group
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

This month we will be discussing BLUEBIRD, BLUEBIRD by Attica Locke.

About the book:

When it comes to law and order, East Texas plays by its own rules - a fact that Darren Mathews, a black Texas Ranger, knows all too well.  Deeply ambivalent about growing up black in the lone star state, he was the first in his family to get as far away from Texas as he could.  Until duty called him home.  When his allegiance to his roots puts his job in jeopardy, he travels up Highway 59 to the small town of Lark, where two murders - a black lawyer from Chicago and a local white woman - have stirred up a hornet's nest of resentment.  Darren must solve the crimes - and save himself in the process - before Lark's long-simmering racial fault lines erupt.

Please join us!  Books are available at the Main Desk the month before we meet.  New members are always welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah or Ellen  978-686-4080  ssullivan@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: Garden Room
Thursday April 18, 2019
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Scratch Club
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Scratch CatAttention all kids in third through seventh grade! If you like computers, you'll love Scratch, the kid-friendly programming game where you make the rules. Want to generate your own movie, game or program? This is where to do it! Join us to tinker with Scratch and impress your friends with your awesome creations.

Please bring a laptop if you can. We also have a few laptops here that you can use. If you're not comfortable with a computer, that's OK! We'll show you how to use one.

CONTACT:  Anna Gooding-Call  978-686-4080  agoodingcall@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: Garden Room
 
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Forever Young-Ish Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

(A Teen Fiction for Adults Book Group)


While teen fiction has a specific audience in mind, adults have come to love all that there is to read there. This is your chance to read and discuss teen fiction with likeminded adults. Whether you actively read teen fiction already, or are curious to dip your toes into the water, this is the group for you! We meet on the 3rd Thursday of every month.

 

This month we will be discussing Velvet Undercover by Teri Brown

 

Participants must be 18 or older. If you are a teen, check out Book Babble!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 x35  afowler@nevinslibrary.org
Saturday April 27, 2019
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Uploading Photos
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Whether you're running out of space for your photos or trying to share them with friends, there are great, free solutions to photo storage available at the tap of a screen. Sign up today to learn how to manage your digital pictures!

CONTACT:  Anna Gooding-Call  978-686-4080 x 13  agoodingcall@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: The Study Room
Wednesday May 1, 2019
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Mahjongg
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for a friendly game of American Mahjongg!  Feel free to bring your own game, or use one of the library's.  We have a limited amount of Official standard hand cards to lend as well.  Beginner or advanced, come and join the fun!

The library will host a game on the first Wednesday of each month at 10am.

CONTACT:  Sarah  978-686-4080 x20  ssullivan@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: The Great Hall
Thursday May 2, 2019
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Thursday Evening Book Discussions
7:00 PM

This Month's Book Is: Still Alice by Lisa Genova
Alice Howland is proud of the life she worked so hard to build. At fifty years old, she’s a cognitive psychology professor at Harvard and a world-renowned expert in linguistics with a successful husband and three grown children. When she becomes increasingly disoriented and forgetful, a tragic diagnosis changes her life—and her relationship with her family and the world—forever.

 

 

Book discussions are held at the Library on Thursday evenings 7-9pm. Books are available one month prior to the discussion. You may pick up books at the previous meeting, or you may get them at the Main Desk any time the Library is open. Please bring your library card to the meeting to check books out. In the case of cancellation for bad weather or any other reason, the meeting will be rescheduled as time and space permit. Cancellation information is posted on the Library’s website. Additional Book Discussion information is available on our website at www.nevinslibrary.org.All books announced in this flyer are tentative, based on the availability of multiple copies. To confirm dates, book selections, or for more information call the Library at 978-686-4080 x10.?

CONTACT:  Krista  978-686-4080 x10  kmcleod@nevinslibrary.org
 
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Teen Book Babble
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

If you’re a fan of books and just can’t stop talking about the last one you read, then this is the group for you. Join us as we discuss a book each month over some fresh, hot pizza.

We will be discussing Saving Montgomery Sole by Mariko Tamaki. Copies are available at the front desk of the library!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: The Study Room
Tuesday May 7, 2019
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Bestseller Book Club
7:00 PM

Come join the Bestseller Book Club as we read through the Bestsellers you may have missed. We meet the 1st Tuesday of each Month at 7pm, and every month we will have a different Bestseller to read and discuss!

May's Title is Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Ugliness seethes under a placid suburban surface in this multilayered novel, in which two families grow too close for comfort. Itinerant artist Mia and her teenage daughter Pearl rent a Shaker Heights, Ohio, house from the Richardsons, who have four kids around Pearl's age. Three of the four become Pearl's constant companions; the fourth becomes Mia's. A custody suit elsewhere in the community threatens everything -- and calls into being the "little fires everywhere." Told backwards through time via multiple narrators, this insightful book will appeal to fans of complex family dramas

Books are available to pick up at the Main Desk for one month prior to this meeting.

New members are always welcome! For more Information contact: Pat Graham 978-686-4080 x16

CONTACT:  Pat Graham  978-686-4080 x16  pgraham@nevinslibrary.org
Wednesday May 8, 2019
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Teen Current Event Cafe
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

If you ever feel like your opinions about current events aren’t taken serious, then you should come and visit our Current Events Cafe! Every month we’ll share some snacks and chat about the latest events in the news. We’ll talk everything from local to global news. Everything is up for discussion here.

No need to register. Just drop in!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: Teen Space
Thursday May 9, 2019
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Teen Creator Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Whether you like to write, draw, knit, build, code – basically just create – this is the club for you! Bring your supplies to the library and work among other creative teens. We’ll chat about what we’re working on, share advice and work on our projects together.

No need to register. Just drop in!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: The Study Room
 
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LGBT Book Group
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Find a way coverJoin us every second Thursday for our LGBT Book Group! This literary gathering focuses on books with themes, characters, and authors that are part of the LGBTQ community. All are welcome!

This month's book is Find a Way by Diana Nyad. Stop by the library to pick up your copy!

CONTACT:  Krista McLeod  978-686-4080  kmcleod@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: Garden Room
Monday May 13, 2019
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Stranger Than Fiction Book Group
7:00 PM

We are a Non-Fiction Book Group that usually meets at the library on the 2nd Monday of the month. We’ll read across all topics within nonfiction (ex. Biographies, True Crime, Travelogues) except for religion and politics. Some months we’ll be discussing a single title, other months there will be a theme and a list of suggested books on that topic from which participants can choose.

This Month the Theme is: Top Secret -- Spies, Espionage, and Heists

If you have any questions please call Tatjana Saccio at 978-686-4080 x12 or email her at tsaccio@nevinslibrary.org   

Or visit the Book Group's webpage: Stranger Than Fiction

 

CONTACT:  Tatjana  978-686-4080x13  tsaccio@nevinslibrary.org
Wednesday May 15, 2019
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Wednesday Afternoon Book Group
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

This month we will be discussing THE ATOMIC CITY GIRLS by Janet Beard.

About the book:

In November 1944, eighteen-year-old June Walker boards an unmarked bus, destined for a city that doesn't officially exist.  Oak Ridge, Tennessee has sprung up in a matter of months - a town of trailers and segregated houses, 24-hour cafeterias, and constant security checks.  There, June joins hundreds of other young girls operating massive machines whose purpose is never explained.  They know they are helping to win the war, but must ask no questions and reveal nothing to outsiders.  When the bombing of Hiroshima brings the truth about Oak Ridge into devastating focus, June must confront her ideals about loyalty, patriotism, and war itself in this riveting novel of the everyday women who worked on the Manhattan Project during World War II.

Please join us!  Books are available at the Main Desk for the month before we meet.  New members are always welcome!

CONTACT:  Sarah or Ellen  978-686-4080  ssullivan@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: Garden Room
Thursday May 16, 2019
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Forever Young-Ish Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

(A Teen Fiction for Adults Book Group)


While teen fiction has a specific audience in mind, adults have come to love all that there is to read there. This is your chance to read and discuss teen fiction with likeminded adults. Whether you actively read teen fiction already, or are curious to dip your toes into the water, this is the group for you! We meet on the 3rd Thursday of every month.

 

This month we will be discussing A Girl Like That by Tanaz Bhathena

 

Participants must be 18 or older. If you are a teen, check out Book Babble!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 x35  afowler@nevinslibrary.org
Saturday May 18, 2019
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Super Powerpoint Presentations
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Learn how to make your presentations shine! We'll go over the basics of constructing a presentation as well as some neat ways to spice up a meeting with transitions, effects, and pictures.

CONTACT:  Anna Gooding-Call  978-686-4080 x 13  agoodingcall@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: The Study Room
Tuesday May 21, 2019
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Teen Anime Club
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

If you are a fan of Japanese animation, or even if you’re just curious about a new sort of storytelling, then join us for our monthly anime group. Once a month the club meets and watches a few episodes over snacks and talks about their favorite shows. It’s a great way to explore new shows.

No need to register. Just drop in!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: Garden Room
 
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Cookbook Book Club
6:30 PM

Calling All Cooks!

Come join the Nevin's Library's Cookbook Book Club with Pat Graham.

Check out a copy of the selected book or books at the Main Desk, pick a recipe, (email it to me to avoid duplicates) and prepare it for the program.

We'll sample lots of good, interesting foods, talk about what worked, what didn't and how to make it easier and healthier.

We will also discuss Restaurants we visited and critique them.

May's Selection will be Picnic at the Nevins - Picnic Recipes: The Outdoor Table by April Mckinney, The Picnic Cookbook by Annie Bell, Paris Picnic Club by Shaheen Peerhabi, A Moveable Feast: Delicious Picnic Food by Katy Holder, The Picnic: Recipes & Inspiration from Basket to Blanket by Marnie Hanel, Picnic in Provence by Elizabeth Bard, 200 Picnic & Tailgate Recipes by Carol Beckerman

CONTACT:  Patricia Graham  978-686-4080 x16  pgraham@nevinslibrary.org
Tuesday June 4, 2019
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Bestseller Book Club
7:00 PM

Come join the Bestseller Book Club as we read through the Bestsellers you may have missed. We meet the 1st Tuesday of each Month at 7pm, and every month we will have a different Bestseller to read and discuss!

June's Title is The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

 

Books are available to pick up at the Main Desk for one month prior to this meeting.

New members are always welcome! For more Information contact: Pat Graham 978-686-4080 x16

CONTACT:  Pat Graham  978-686-4080 x16  pgraham@nevinslibrary.org
Wednesday June 5, 2019
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Mahjongg
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for a friendly game of American Mahjongg!  Feel free to bring your own game, or use one of the library's.  We have a limited amount of Official standard hand cards to lend as well.  Beginner or advanced, come and join the fun!

The library will host a game on the first Wednesday of each month at 10am.

CONTACT:  Sarah  978-686-4080 x20  ssullivan@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: The Great Hall
Thursday June 6, 2019
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Thursday Evening Book Discussions
7:00 PM

This Month's Book Is: The Giver by Lois Lowry
The 1994 Newbery Medal winner, The Giver has become one of the most influential novels of our time. The haunting story centers on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver of Memory does he begin to understand the dark, complex secrets behind his fragile community.

 

 

Book discussions are held at the Library on Thursday evenings 7-9pm. Books are available one month prior to the discussion. You may pick up books at the previous meeting, or you may get them at the Main Desk any time the Library is open. Please bring your library card to the meeting to check books out. In the case of cancellation for bad weather or any other reason, the meeting will be rescheduled as time and space permit. Cancellation information is posted on the Library’s website. Additional Book Discussion information is available on our website at www.nevinslibrary.org.All books announced in this flyer are tentative, based on the availability of multiple copies. To confirm dates, book selections, or for more information call the Library at 978-686-4080 x10.?

CONTACT:  Krista  978-686-4080 x10  kmcleod@nevinslibrary.org
 
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Teen Book Babble
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

If you’re a fan of books and just can’t stop talking about the last one you read, then this is the group for you. Join us as we discuss a book each month over some fresh, hot pizza.

We will be discussing The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson. Copies are available at the front desk of the library!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: The Study Room
Monday June 10, 2019
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Stranger Than Fiction Book Group
7:00 PM

We are a Non-Fiction Book Group that usually meets at the library on the 2nd Monday of the month. We’ll read across all topics within nonfiction (ex. Biographies, True Crime, Travelogues) except for religion and politics. Some months we’ll be discussing a single title, other months there will be a theme and a list of suggested books on that topic from which participants can choose.

This Month the Theme is: Natural Science/Animals

If you have any questions please call Tatjana Saccio at 978-686-4080 x12 or email her at tsaccio@nevinslibrary.org   

Or visit the Book Group's webpage: Stranger Than Fiction

 

CONTACT:  Tatjana  978-686-4080x13  tsaccio@nevinslibrary.org
Wednesday June 12, 2019
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Teen Current Event Cafe
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

If you ever feel like your opinions about current events aren’t taken serious, then you should come and visit our Current Events Cafe! Every month we’ll share some snacks and chat about the latest events in the news. We’ll talk everything from local to global news. Everything is up for discussion here.

No need to register. Just drop in!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: Teen Space
Thursday June 13, 2019
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Teen Creator Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Whether you like to write, draw, knit, build, code – basically just create – this is the club for you! Bring your supplies to the library and work among other creative teens. We’ll chat about what we’re working on, share advice and work on our projects together.

No need to register. Just drop in!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: The Study Room
 
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LGBT Book Group
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Calling Dr. Laura coverJoin us every second Thursday for our LGBT Book Group! This literary gathering focuses on books with themes, characters, and authors that are part of the LGBTQ community. All are welcome!

This month's book is Calling Dr. Laura by Nicole Georges. Stop by the library to pick up your copy!

CONTACT:  Krista McLeod  978-686-4080  kmcleod@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: Garden Room
Tuesday June 18, 2019
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Teen Anime Club
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

If you are a fan of Japanese animation, or even if you’re just curious about a new sort of storytelling, then join us for our monthly anime group. Once a month the club meets and watches a few episodes over snacks and talks about their favorite shows. It’s a great way to explore new shows.

No need to register. Just drop in!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 ex. 35  nevinsteens@gmail.com
LOCATION: Garden Room
Wednesday June 19, 2019
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Wednesday Afternoon Book Group
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

This month we will be discussing GREEN by Sam Graham-Felsen.

About the book:

Boston, 1992.  David Greenfeld is one of the few white kids at the Martin Luther King Middle School.  Unless he tests into the city's best public high school - which, if practice tests are any indication, isn't likely - he'll be friendless for the foreseeable future.  Nobody's more surprised than Dave when Marlon Wellings sticks up for him in the school cafeteria.  Mar's a loner from the public housing project on the corner of Dave's own gentrifying block, and he confound's Dave's assumption about black culture: He's nerdy and neurotic, a Celtics obsessive whose favorite player is the gawky, white Larry Bird.  Together, the two boys are able to resist the contradictory personas forced on them by the outside world.  But as Dave welcomes his new best friend into his world, he realizes how little he knows about Mar's.  Cracks gradually form in their relationship, and Dave starts to become aware of the breaks he's been given - and that Mar has not.

Please join us!  Books are available for the month before we meet.  New members are always welcome!  Be aware that this is our last meeting until September 2019.  Have a great summer!

CONTACT:  Sarah or Ellen  978-686-4080  ssullivan@nevinslibrary.org
LOCATION: Garden Room
Thursday June 20, 2019
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Forever Young-Ish Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

(A Teen Fiction for Adults Book Group)


While teen fiction has a specific audience in mind, adults have come to love all that there is to read there. This is your chance to read and discuss teen fiction with likeminded adults. Whether you actively read teen fiction already, or are curious to dip your toes into the water, this is the group for you! We meet on the 3rd Thursday of every month.

 

This month we will be discussing The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

 

Participants must be 18 or older. If you are a teen, check out Book Babble!

CONTACT:  Amy  978-686-4080 x35  afowler@nevinslibrary.org

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