Braintree, MA

Monday September 28, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab & Go Pick Up Date

Grab your free starter kit & book on the dates below, then meet us online on Tuesday Sept. 29 @3:30pm for an hour drawing hangout.  

Kit pickups at Thayer Public Library will run September 24th,September 25th, & September 28th from 10am-4pm.

To make sure we have enough kits and to arrange a pickup time with our YA librarian, Registration is Required- please see our event listing on September 29th to register!

 

CONTACT: Christina  78184804054415  cdufour@ocln.org
LOCATION: Virtual Program

Grab your free starter kit & book on the dates below, then meet us online on Tuesday Sept. 29 @3:30pm for an hour drawing hangout.  

Kit pickups at Thayer Public Library will run September 24th,September 25th, & September 28th from 10am-4pm.

To make sure we have enough kits and to arrange a pickup time with our YA librarian, Registration is Required- please see our event listing on September 29th to register!

 

CONTACT:
  Christina
  78184804054415
   cdufour@ocln.org

LOCATION: Virtual Program

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Virtual Folktale Theater for kids

Virtual Folktale Theater for kids. Facebook Live, not at library. The traditional tales will be acted out with a funny, zany way with words plus American Sign Language (ASL). Afterwards, also on Thayer Public Library's Facebook page, the actors will answer your questions. This program is supported by the Braintree Cultural Council, a local agency, which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

Will be available for viewing for 2 weeks after the show.

No Registration. 781 848-0405 ext 4425 for Children's Room or estrachan@OCLN.org.

CONTACT: Children's Room  781 848-0405 x4425  estrachan@OCLN.org
LOCATION: Virtual

Virtual Folktale Theater for kids. Facebook Live, not at library. The traditional tales will be acted out with a funny, zany way with words plus American Sign Language (ASL). Afterwards, also on Thayer Public Library's Facebook page, the actors will answer your questions. This program is supported by the Braintree Cultural Council, a local agency, which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

Will be available for viewing for 2 weeks after the show.

No Registration. 781 848-0405 ext 4425 for Children's Room or estrachan@OCLN.org.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  781 848.0405 x4425
   estrachan@OCLN.org

LOCATION: Virtual

Tuesday September 29, 2020
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9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
CANCELLED Family Yoga: through age 5

CANCELLED   -    Jennifer is unable to hold this session today, sorry!

Join certified Yoga instructor Jennifer Lynn from Nurtured Roots at the Town Hall Green in front of the Old Library  to stretch and breath deep.Yoga helps children and adults build strength, balance and mindfulness. These Family Yoga classes are engaging and fun! For caregivers with children up through 5 years old.

Please bring a towel or mat. Remember to wear your mask and social distance.  Limited to 12 families  .

Sessions are free, but registration is required. Register online through the calendar at thayerpubliclibrary.org , in person, or over the phone at 781-848-0405, ext. 4417.

Weather permitting - (no Rain Date)

CONTACT: Terese Stano  7818480405  tstano@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room
The registration period has ended.

CANCELLED   -    Jennifer is unable to hold this session today, sorry!

Join certified Yoga instructor Jennifer Lynn from Nurtured Roots at the Town Hall Green in front of the Old Library  to stretch and breath deep.Yoga helps children and adults build strength, balance and mindfulness. These Family Yoga classes are engaging and fun! For caregivers with children up through 5 years old.

Please bring a towel or mat. Remember to wear your mask and social distance.  Limited to 12 families  .

Sessions are free, but registration is required. Register online through the calendar at thayerpubliclibrary.org , in person, or over the phone at 781-848-0405, ext. 4417.

Weather permitting - (no Rain Date)

CONTACT:
  Terese Stano
  7818480405
   tstano@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

The registration period has ended.

 
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3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Tween & Teen Grab & Go: Manga Drawing

Grab your free starter kit & book, then meet us online on Tuesday Sept. 29 @3:30pm for an hour drawing hangout.  Kit pickups at Thayer Public Library will run September 24th 10am-4pm and September 25th & 28th 10am-4pm.

CONTACT: Christina  7818480405 x4415  cdufour@ocln.org
LOCATION: Virtual Program
There are 4 spaces available.

Grab your free starter kit & book, then meet us online on Tuesday Sept. 29 @3:30pm for an hour drawing hangout.  Kit pickups at Thayer Public Library will run September 24th 10am-4pm and September 25th & 28th 10am-4pm.

CONTACT:
  Christina
  7818480405 x4415
   cdufour@ocln.org

LOCATION: Virtual Program

There are 4 spaces available.

Monday October 5, 2020
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3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Tween & Teen Book Share

South shore, event TBD, time subject to change

CONTACT: Christina  cdufour@ocln.org
LOCATION: Virtual Program
Registration will begin on Monday, September 28, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

South shore, event TBD, time subject to change

CONTACT:
  Christina
  
   cdufour@ocln.org

LOCATION: Virtual Program

Registration will begin on Monday, September 28, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Wednesday October 7, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Outdoor Storytime at Town Hall Green

Enjoy Storytime outside! It will take place today at the Town Hall Green (across from the current library - in front of Town Hall, by the 1900's old Thayer Public Library building). It will feature a story relatd to our "Read Woke: Reading for Change" Reading Challenge. Children and families can listen to some stories and sing some songs, led by Elisabeth, the Children's Librarian. Bring a blanket or towel to sit on.We'll be using social distancing. Part of Thayer Public Library's "Read Woke: Reading for Change" Reading Challenge. This program may fufill criteria for a badge on a minority group .

The Reading Challenge happens Sept 7 - Nov. 18, for children, teens and adults at https://thayerpubliclibrary.beanstack.org/reader365 

CONTACT: Children's Room  781 848-0405 x4425  estrachan@OCLN.org
LOCATION: Conference Room A

Enjoy Storytime outside! It will take place today at the Town Hall Green (across from the current library - in front of Town Hall, by the 1900's old Thayer Public Library building). It will feature a story relatd to our "Read Woke: Reading for Change" Reading Challenge. Children and families can listen to some stories and sing some songs, led by Elisabeth, the Children's Librarian. Bring a blanket or towel to sit on.We'll be using social distancing. Part of Thayer Public Library's "Read Woke: Reading for Change" Reading Challenge. This program may fufill criteria for a badge on a minority group .

The Reading Challenge happens Sept 7 - Nov. 18, for children, teens and adults at https://thayerpubliclibrary.beanstack.org/reader365 

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  781 848.0405 x4425
   estrachan@OCLN.org

LOCATION: Conference Room A

Monday October 12, 2020
Tuesday October 13, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Second Tuesday Book Club

Line Becomes a River Mrexp: Cantú, Francisco: 9780525536253: Amazon.com:  Books

 

This month's discussion is on The Line Becomes a River by Francisco Cantú.  278 pages

"For Francisco Cantú, the border is in the blood: his mother, a park ranger and daughter of a Mexican immigrant, raised him in the scrublands of the Southwest. Driven to understand the hard realities of the landscape he loves, Cantú joins the Border Patrol. He and his partners learn to track other humans under blistering sun and through frigid nights. They haul in the dead and deliver to detention those they find alive.

Plagued by a growing awareness of his complicity in a dehumanizing enterprise, he abandons the Patrol for civilian life. But when an immigrant friend travels to Mexico to visit his dying mother and does not return, Cantú discovers that the border has migrated with him, and now he must know the full extent of the violence it wreaks, on both sides of the line." Overdrive

The Library's book clubs are supporting the Read Woke: Reading for Change community program by choosing titles that: 

  • • Challenge a social norm
  • • Give voice to the voiceless
  • • Provide information about a group that has been disenfranchised
  •  • Seek to challenge the status quo
  •  • Have a protagonist from an underrepresented or oppressed group”

                                                     – Cicely Lewis, creator of Read Woke  Check out Read Woke to find out more.

A limited number of e-books are available on Overdrive. Physical copies of the book and audiobook are available for pick up at the library circulation desk. The Library is open on M/W/F from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM for holds pick up and limited browsing, and on T/Th there is curbside pick-up available from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon. Call 781-848-0405 x4410 for pick up.

This discussion will be held on Zoom. Please register so that you will recieve the Zoom invitation with meeting access. Intivations will be sent out the day before the meeting.

All readers are always welcome!

Click here to subscribe to the Thayer Public Library e-newletters!

 

CONTACT: Priscilla Crane  781-848-0405 ex.4417  brref@ocln.org
LOCATION: Virtual Program
There are 6 spaces available.

Line Becomes a River Mrexp: Cantú, Francisco: 9780525536253: Amazon.com:  Books

 

This month's discussion is on The Line Becomes a River by Francisco Cantú.  278 pages

"For Francisco Cantú, the border is in the blood: his mother, a park ranger and daughter of a Mexican immigrant, raised him in the scrublands of the Southwest. Driven to understand the hard realities of the landscape he loves, Cantú joins the Border Patrol. He and his partners learn to track other humans under blistering sun and through frigid nights. They haul in the dead and deliver to detention those they find alive.

Plagued by a growing awareness of his complicity in a dehumanizing enterprise, he abandons the Patrol for civilian life. But when an immigrant friend travels to Mexico to visit his dying mother and does not return, Cantú discovers that the border has migrated with him, and now he must know the full extent of the violence it wreaks, on both sides of the line." Overdrive

The Library's book clubs are supporting the Read Woke: Reading for Change community program by choosing titles that: 

  • • Challenge a social norm
  • • Give voice to the voiceless
  • • Provide information about a group that has been disenfranchised
  •  • Seek to challenge the status quo
  •  • Have a protagonist from an underrepresented or oppressed group”

                                                     – Cicely Lewis, creator of Read Woke  Check out Read Woke to find out more.

A limited number of e-books are available on Overdrive. Physical copies of the book and audiobook are available for pick up at the library circulation desk. The Library is open on M/W/F from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM for holds pick up and limited browsing, and on T/Th there is curbside pick-up available from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon. Call 781-848-0405 x4410 for pick up.

This discussion will be held on Zoom. Please register so that you will recieve the Zoom invitation with meeting access. Intivations will be sent out the day before the meeting.

All readers are always welcome!

Click here to subscribe to the Thayer Public Library e-newletters!

 

CONTACT:
  Priscilla Crane
  781.848.0405 ex.4417
   brref@ocln.org

LOCATION: Virtual Program

There are 6 spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
You Should Read This...

New episode of "You Should Read This," available on Tuesday October 13th on Instagram at 3pm!  Halloween Edition!

"You Should Read This" is a 5 minute book recommendation video produced by Christina, the Young Adult Librarian. It features 2 books and an audiobook you should read.

CONTACT: Christina  781-848-0405 x4415  cdufour@ocln.org
LOCATION: Virtual Program

New episode of "You Should Read This," available on Tuesday October 13th on Instagram at 3pm!  Halloween Edition!

"You Should Read This" is a 5 minute book recommendation video produced by Christina, the Young Adult Librarian. It features 2 books and an audiobook you should read.

CONTACT:
  Christina
  781.848.0405 x4415
   cdufour@ocln.org

LOCATION: Virtual Program

Wednesday October 14, 2020
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Virtual Brown Bag Book Club

This month's selection is An American Marriage by Tayari Jones. The Virtual Brown Bag Book Club meeting will be held via Zoom, 12:00-1:00 p.m. on October 14th, the second Wednesday of the month. The virtual meeting room will open at 11:50 a.m. for anyone who would like to arrive early and get settled with audio and video up and running.

This virtual meeting is open to new members and guests, but advance registration is required by Tuesday, October 13th. The Zoom invite will be mailed only to registered participants, one day before the meeting date.

A NEW YORK TIMES AND WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK
 
A 2018 BEST OF THE YEAR SELECTION OF NPR  * TIME  * BUSTLE  * O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE  * THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS  * AMAZON.COM
OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB 2018 SELECTION
WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION
WINNER OF THE 2019 ASPEN WORDS LITERARY PRIZE
WINNER OF THE 2019 NAACP IMAGE AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING LITERARY WORK—FICTION
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2018 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION
 
“A moving portrayal of the effects of a wrongful conviction on a young African-American couple.” —Barack Obama
“Haunting . . . Beautifully written.” —The New York Times Book Review
“Brilliant and heartbreaking . . . Unforgettable.” —USA Today
“A tense and timely love story . . . Packed with brave questions about race and class.” —People
“Compelling.” —The Washington Post
“Deeply moving . . . thought-provoking." —Bill Gates
“Epic . . . Transcendent . . . Triumphant.” —Elle

The monthly selection is available as a downloadable e-book in the library's Hoopla collection: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11816738 and as a downloadable e-audiobook https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12038894You must have a Thayer Public Library card to access the Thayer Public Library's Hoopla collection; if you have a library card from a different library that offers Hoopla, you can also find it in your library's Hoopla collection.

Copies of the print edition in regular and large-print are also available at the library. Please check our current hours before visiting the library and email Laurie at lcavanaugh@braintreema.gov if you are having trouble borrowing a copy of the book.
 
Reading An American Marriage meets the requirements for the African-American Voices and Female Voices badges, for anyone participating in Thayer Public Library's "Read Woke: Reading for Change" Challenge,  Sept 7 - Nov. 18. To register for the Read Woke challenge: https://thayerpubliclibrary.beanstack.org/reader365 
CONTACT: Laurie Cavanaugh  781-848-0405 x4430  lcavanaugh@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Virtual Program
There are 13 spaces available.

This month's selection is An American Marriage by Tayari Jones. The Virtual Brown Bag Book Club meeting will be held via Zoom, 12:00-1:00 p.m. on October 14th, the second Wednesday of the month. The virtual meeting room will open at 11:50 a.m. for anyone who would like to arrive early and get settled with audio and video up and running.

This virtual meeting is open to new members and guests, but advance registration is required by Tuesday, October 13th. The Zoom invite will be mailed only to registered participants, one day before the meeting date.

A NEW YORK TIMES AND WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK
 
A 2018 BEST OF THE YEAR SELECTION OF NPR  * TIME  * BUSTLE  * O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE  * THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS  * AMAZON.COM
OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB 2018 SELECTION
WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION
WINNER OF THE 2019 ASPEN WORDS LITERARY PRIZE
WINNER OF THE 2019 NAACP IMAGE AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING LITERARY WORK—FICTION
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2018 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION
 
“A moving portrayal of the effects of a wrongful conviction on a young African-American couple.” —Barack Obama
“Haunting . . . Beautifully written.” —The New York Times Book Review
“Brilliant and heartbreaking . . . Unforgettable.” —USA Today
“A tense and timely love story . . . Packed with brave questions about race and class.” —People
“Compelling.” —The Washington Post
“Deeply moving . . . thought-provoking." —Bill Gates
“Epic . . . Transcendent . . . Triumphant.” —Elle

The monthly selection is available as a downloadable e-book in the library's Hoopla collection: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11816738 and as a downloadable e-audiobook https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12038894You must have a Thayer Public Library card to access the Thayer Public Library's Hoopla collection; if you have a library card from a different library that offers Hoopla, you can also find it in your library's Hoopla collection.

Copies of the print edition in regular and large-print are also available at the library. Please check our current hours before visiting the library and email Laurie at lcavanaugh@braintreema.gov if you are having trouble borrowing a copy of the book.
 
Reading An American Marriage meets the requirements for the African-American Voices and Female Voices badges, for anyone participating in Thayer Public Library's "Read Woke: Reading for Change" Challenge,  Sept 7 - Nov. 18. To register for the Read Woke challenge: https://thayerpubliclibrary.beanstack.org/reader365 
CONTACT:
  Laurie Cavanaugh
  781.848.0405 x4430
   lcavanaugh@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Virtual Program

There are 13 spaces available.

Monday October 19, 2020
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Library Trustees Meeting

Library Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting

CONTACT: terese Stano  7818480405  tstano@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Library Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting

CONTACT:
  terese Stano
  7818480405
   tstano@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Virtual Nonfiction Book Club

Cover of the book SpookThis month's book is: A Gift of Hope: Helping the Homeless by Danielle Steel.

For eleven years, Danielle Steel took to the streets with a small team to help the homeless of San Francisco. She worked anonymously, visiting the "cribs" of the city's most vulnerable citizens under cover of darkness, distributing food, clothing, bedding, tools, and toiletries. She sought no publicity for her efforts and remained anonymous throughout. Now she is speaking to bring attention to their plight.

In this unflinchingly honest and deeply moving memoir, the famously private author speaks out publicly for the first time about her work among the most desperate members of our society. She offers achingly acute portraits of the people she met along the way--and issues a heartfelt call for more effective action to aid this vast, deprived population. Determined to supply the homeless with the basic necessities to keep them alive, she ends up giving them something far more powerful: a voice.

By turns candid and inspirational, Danielle Steel's A Gift of Hope is a true act of advocacy and love.

Registration is required to receive the Zoom invitation, which will be sent the day before the meeting. Register online through this calendar listing, in person at the Reference Desk or over the phone at 781-848-0405, ext. 4417. 

Book club books will be available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome.

CONTACT: Moira Cavanagh  781-848-0405 X4417  mcavanagh@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Conference Room B

Cover of the book SpookThis month's book is: A Gift of Hope: Helping the Homeless by Danielle Steel.

For eleven years, Danielle Steel took to the streets with a small team to help the homeless of San Francisco. She worked anonymously, visiting the "cribs" of the city's most vulnerable citizens under cover of darkness, distributing food, clothing, bedding, tools, and toiletries. She sought no publicity for her efforts and remained anonymous throughout. Now she is speaking to bring attention to their plight.

In this unflinchingly honest and deeply moving memoir, the famously private author speaks out publicly for the first time about her work among the most desperate members of our society. She offers achingly acute portraits of the people she met along the way--and issues a heartfelt call for more effective action to aid this vast, deprived population. Determined to supply the homeless with the basic necessities to keep them alive, she ends up giving them something far more powerful: a voice.

By turns candid and inspirational, Danielle Steel's A Gift of Hope is a true act of advocacy and love.

Registration is required to receive the Zoom invitation, which will be sent the day before the meeting. Register online through this calendar listing, in person at the Reference Desk or over the phone at 781-848-0405, ext. 4417. 

Book club books will be available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome.

CONTACT:
  Moira Cavanagh
  781.848.0405 X4417
   mcavanagh@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Conference Room B


Tuesday October 20, 2020
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday Night Ghost Story

Join South Shore teens virtually Tuesday 10/20 @7pm for several Native American ghost stories.

Want to read along? We will be sharing stories from the book "Choctaw Tales" by Tom Mould.

Registration required. Grades 6-12 (tweens & teens) welcome. 

Questions? Please email cdufour@ocln.org

CONTACT: Christina  781-848-0405 x4415  cdufour@ocln.org
LOCATION: Virtual Program
Registration will begin on Monday, October 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Join South Shore teens virtually Tuesday 10/20 @7pm for several Native American ghost stories.

Want to read along? We will be sharing stories from the book "Choctaw Tales" by Tom Mould.

Registration required. Grades 6-12 (tweens & teens) welcome. 

Questions? Please email cdufour@ocln.org

CONTACT:
  Christina
  781.848.0405 x4415
   cdufour@ocln.org

LOCATION: Virtual Program

Registration will begin on Monday, October 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Wednesday October 21, 2020
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Virtual Parent/Youth Book Discussion

Virtual Parent/Youth Book Discussion of "New Kid" by Jerry Craft. You're invited to read this funny, appealing story of a kid starting at a private school. He finds it is difficult to fit in there, and also at his old neighborhood. The pictures add fun to the book. The e-book is available to download for free on Hoopla (always available, no waiting), or a book copy may also be placed on hold.  For youth aged 6 - 11, and their parents. Youth may join in without their parents.  Held on Zoom, not at the library.

Please sign-up using the Register button below, by Sunday Oct.  18. The link to Zoom will be emailed before the discussion. 781 848-0405 ext 4425 for Children's Room or estrachan@OCLN.org.

 Part of Thayer Public Library's "Read Woke: Reading for Change" Reading Challenge. This program fufills criteria for the badge for African American Voices. The Reading Challenge happens Sept 7 - Nov. 18, for children, teens and adults at https://thayerpubliclibrary.beanstack.org/reader365 

CONTACT: Children's Room  781 848-0405 x4425  estrachan@OCLN.org
LOCATION: Virtual
There are 17 spaces available.

Virtual Parent/Youth Book Discussion of "New Kid" by Jerry Craft. You're invited to read this funny, appealing story of a kid starting at a private school. He finds it is difficult to fit in there, and also at his old neighborhood. The pictures add fun to the book. The e-book is available to download for free on Hoopla (always available, no waiting), or a book copy may also be placed on hold.  For youth aged 6 - 11, and their parents. Youth may join in without their parents.  Held on Zoom, not at the library.

Please sign-up using the Register button below, by Sunday Oct.  18. The link to Zoom will be emailed before the discussion. 781 848-0405 ext 4425 for Children's Room or estrachan@OCLN.org.

 Part of Thayer Public Library's "Read Woke: Reading for Change" Reading Challenge. This program fufills criteria for the badge for African American Voices. The Reading Challenge happens Sept 7 - Nov. 18, for children, teens and adults at https://thayerpubliclibrary.beanstack.org/reader365 

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  781 848.0405 x4425
   estrachan@OCLN.org

LOCATION: Virtual

There are 17 spaces available.

Tuesday October 27, 2020
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3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Tween & Teen Grab & Go

Tween & Teen Grab & Go: Skeleton Bone Clips.  Grab your free starter kit & book on Tuesday Oct. 27th.

Kits may be pickuped up at Thayer Public Library between 10am-4pm.  This program is for ages 8-18.

Supplies limited.  Registration required. 

Questions? Please email cdufour@ocln.org

CONTACT: Christina  cdufour@ocln.org
LOCATION: Virtual Program
Registration will begin on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Tween & Teen Grab & Go: Skeleton Bone Clips.  Grab your free starter kit & book on Tuesday Oct. 27th.

Kits may be pickuped up at Thayer Public Library between 10am-4pm.  This program is for ages 8-18.

Supplies limited.  Registration required. 

Questions? Please email cdufour@ocln.org

CONTACT:
  Christina
  
   cdufour@ocln.org

LOCATION: Virtual Program

Registration will begin on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Wednesday October 28, 2020
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7:15 PM - 8:45 PM
The Reader's Group Book Club

This month's title has not yet been chosen.

Book club books are available at the circulation desk about one month before the meeting date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome!

CONTACT: Priscilla Crane  781-848-0405 x 4417  brref@ocln.org
LOCATION: Reading Room - Main Level

This month's title has not yet been chosen.

Book club books are available at the circulation desk about one month before the meeting date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome!

CONTACT:
  Priscilla Crane
  781.848.0405 x 4417
   brref@ocln.org

LOCATION: Reading Room - Main Level

Monday November 2, 2020
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3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Virtual Native American Craft for Kids

Virtual Native American Craft for Kids. Ms. Elisabeth will demonstrate how to make a Native American-inspired craft. Held on Facebook Live, not at library. 

No Registration needed. Part of Thayer Public Library's "Read Woke: Reading for Change" Reading Challenge. This program fufills criteria for the badge for African American Voices. The Reading Challenge happens Sept 7 - Nov. 18, for children, teens and adults at https://thayerpubliclibrary.beanstack.org/reader365 

781 848-0405 ext 4425 for Children's Room or estrachan@OCLN.org.

CONTACT: Children's Room  781 848-0405 x4425  estrachan@OCLN.org
LOCATION: Virtual

Virtual Native American Craft for Kids. Ms. Elisabeth will demonstrate how to make a Native American-inspired craft. Held on Facebook Live, not at library. 

No Registration needed. Part of Thayer Public Library's "Read Woke: Reading for Change" Reading Challenge. This program fufills criteria for the badge for African American Voices. The Reading Challenge happens Sept 7 - Nov. 18, for children, teens and adults at https://thayerpubliclibrary.beanstack.org/reader365 

781 848-0405 ext 4425 for Children's Room or estrachan@OCLN.org.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  781 848.0405 x4425
   estrachan@OCLN.org

LOCATION: Virtual

Monday November 9, 2020
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3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Book Share

South shore, event TBD, time subject to change

CONTACT: Christina  cdufour@ocln.org
LOCATION: Virtual Program
Registration will begin on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

South shore, event TBD, time subject to change

CONTACT:
  Christina
  
   cdufour@ocln.org

LOCATION: Virtual Program

Registration will begin on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Tuesday November 10, 2020
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7:15 PM - 8:45 PM
Second Tuesday Book Club

Amazon.com: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek: A Novel (0760789273896):  Richardson, Kim Michele: Books

This month's discussion is on The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson, 320 pages

The hardscrabble folks of Troublesome Creek have to scrap for everything-everything except books, that is. Thanks to Roosevelt's Kentucky Pack Horse Library Project, Troublesome's got its very own traveling librarian, Cussy Mary Carter.

Cussy's not only a book woman, however, she's also the last of her kind, her skin a shade of blue unlike most anyone else. Not everyone is keen on Cussy's family or the Library Project, and a Blue is often blamed for any whiff of trouble. If Cussy wants to bring the joy of books to the hill folks, she's going to have to confront prejudice as old as the Appalachias and suspicion as deep as the holler.

Inspired by the true blue-skinned people of Kentucky and the brave and dedicated Kentucky Pack Horse library service of the 1930s, The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek is a story of raw courage, fierce strength, and one woman's belief that books can carry us anywhere - even back home.

Book club books are available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date. This title is also available on Hoopla and Overdrive.

This discussion will be held on Zoom. Please register so that you will recieve the Zoom invitation with meeting access. Intivations will be sent out the day before the meeting.

All readers are always welcome!

Click here to subscribe to the Thayer Public Library e-newletters!

CONTACT: Priscilla Crane  781-848-0405 ex.4417  brref@ocln.org
LOCATION: Reading Room - Main Level

Amazon.com: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek: A Novel (0760789273896):  Richardson, Kim Michele: Books

This month's discussion is on The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson, 320 pages

The hardscrabble folks of Troublesome Creek have to scrap for everything-everything except books, that is. Thanks to Roosevelt's Kentucky Pack Horse Library Project, Troublesome's got its very own traveling librarian, Cussy Mary Carter.

Cussy's not only a book woman, however, she's also the last of her kind, her skin a shade of blue unlike most anyone else. Not everyone is keen on Cussy's family or the Library Project, and a Blue is often blamed for any whiff of trouble. If Cussy wants to bring the joy of books to the hill folks, she's going to have to confront prejudice as old as the Appalachias and suspicion as deep as the holler.

Inspired by the true blue-skinned people of Kentucky and the brave and dedicated Kentucky Pack Horse library service of the 1930s, The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek is a story of raw courage, fierce strength, and one woman's belief that books can carry us anywhere - even back home.

Book club books are available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date. This title is also available on Hoopla and Overdrive.

This discussion will be held on Zoom. Please register so that you will recieve the Zoom invitation with meeting access. Intivations will be sent out the day before the meeting.

All readers are always welcome!

Click here to subscribe to the Thayer Public Library e-newletters!

CONTACT:
  Priscilla Crane
  781.848.0405 ex.4417
   brref@ocln.org

LOCATION: Reading Room - Main Level

Wednesday November 11, 2020
Monday November 16, 2020
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Library Trustees Meeting

Library Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting

CONTACT: terese Stano  7818480405  tstano@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Library Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting

CONTACT:
  terese Stano
  7818480405
   tstano@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Nonfiction Book Club

Cover of the book HeartlandThis month's book is: Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth by Sarah Smarsh.

"Growing up as one of the working poor has become a familiar theme of memoirs of late, but this book is more than a female-authored Hillbilly Elegy (2016). Smarsh employs an unusual and effective technique, throughout the book addressing her daughter, who does not, in reality, exist. Rather, she's the future that seemed destined for Smarsh, the same future that had been destined for and realized by all the women in her family. Smarsh comes from a long line of women who married young, survived with barely enough money, and continually scrabbled along with low-paying jobs while trying to stay one step ahead of domestic violence or eviction. All of this was to be her legacy despite the strong work ethic, self-sufficiency, and pride that also run in her family. Smarsh was finally able to climb out of difficult circumstances, but her story is a trenchant analysis of the realities of an economic inequality whose cultural divide allows "the powerful to make harmful decisions in policy and politics." Elucidating reading on the challenges many face in getting ahead." -- Booklist

Book club books will be available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome.

CONTACT: Moira Cavanagh  781-848-0405 X4417  mcavanagh@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Conference Room B

Cover of the book HeartlandThis month's book is: Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth by Sarah Smarsh.

"Growing up as one of the working poor has become a familiar theme of memoirs of late, but this book is more than a female-authored Hillbilly Elegy (2016). Smarsh employs an unusual and effective technique, throughout the book addressing her daughter, who does not, in reality, exist. Rather, she's the future that seemed destined for Smarsh, the same future that had been destined for and realized by all the women in her family. Smarsh comes from a long line of women who married young, survived with barely enough money, and continually scrabbled along with low-paying jobs while trying to stay one step ahead of domestic violence or eviction. All of this was to be her legacy despite the strong work ethic, self-sufficiency, and pride that also run in her family. Smarsh was finally able to climb out of difficult circumstances, but her story is a trenchant analysis of the realities of an economic inequality whose cultural divide allows "the powerful to make harmful decisions in policy and politics." Elucidating reading on the challenges many face in getting ahead." -- Booklist

Book club books will be available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome.

CONTACT:
  Moira Cavanagh
  781.848.0405 X4417
   mcavanagh@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Conference Room B

Tuesday November 17, 2020
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3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Tween & Teens Grab & Go: Sensory Bottles

Grab your free starter kit & book, then meet us online on Tuesday Nov. 24th 3:30pm for an hour crafting hangout.

Kit pickups at Thayer Public Library will run Friday November 13thh & Monday November 16th 10am-4pm.

Virtual program will be held with other South Shore library's teens! Registration required. 

Questions? Please email cdufour@ocln.org

CONTACT: Christina  cdufour@ocln.org
LOCATION: Virtual Program
Registration will begin on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Grab your free starter kit & book, then meet us online on Tuesday Nov. 24th 3:30pm for an hour crafting hangout.

Kit pickups at Thayer Public Library will run Friday November 13thh & Monday November 16th 10am-4pm.

Virtual program will be held with other South Shore library's teens! Registration required. 

Questions? Please email cdufour@ocln.org

CONTACT:
  Christina
  
   cdufour@ocln.org

LOCATION: Virtual Program

Registration will begin on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM     

Wednesday November 18, 2020
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Virtual Brown Bag Book Club

This month's selection is Cherokee America by Margaret Verble. The Virtual Brown Bag Book Club meeting will be held via Zoom, 12:00-1:00 p.m. on November 11th, the second Wednesday of the month. The virtual meeting room will open at 11:50 a.m. for anyone who would like to arrive early and get settled with audio and video up and running.

This virtual meeting is open to new members and guests, but advance registration is required by Tuesday, November 10th. The Zoom invite will be mailed only to registered participants, one day before the meeting date.

From the author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist Maud’s Line, an epic novel that follows a web of complex family alliances and culture clashes in the Cherokee Nation during the aftermath of the Civil War, and the unforgettable woman at its center.

Winner of the Western Writers of America Spur Award (Best Western Traditional Novel)

It’s the early spring of 1875 in the Cherokee Nation West. A baby, a black hired hand, a bay horse, a gun, a gold stash, and a preacher have all gone missing.
 
In this epic of the American frontier, several plots intertwine around the heroic and resolute Cherokee America Singer, known as "Check": her son is caught in a compromising position that results in murder; a neighbor disappears; another man is killed. The tension mounts and the violence escalates as Check’s mixed race family, friends, and neighbors come together to protect their community—and painfully expel one of their own.
 
Cherokee America vividly, and often with humor, explores the bonds—of blood and place, of buried histories and half-told tales, of past grief and present injury—that connect a colorful, eclectic cast of characters, anchored by the clever, determined, and unforgettable Check.

The monthly selection is available as a downloadable e-book in the library's Hoopla collection: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11816738 and as a downloadable e-audiobook https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12038894You must have a Thayer Public Library card to access the Thayer Public Library's Hoopla collection; if you have a library card from a different library that offers Hoopla, you can also find it in your library's Hoopla collection. Hoopla has no holds, no waiting, so you will be able to borrow the book right away. 

Copies of the print edition in regular and large-print are also available at the library. Please check our current hours before visiting the library and email Laurie at lcavanaugh@braintreema.gov if you are having trouble borrowing a copy of the book.
 
Cherokee America meets the requirements for the Native American Voices and Female Voices badges, for anyone participating in Thayer Public Library's "Read Woke: Reading for Change" Challenge,  Sept 7 - Nov. 18: https://thayerpubliclibrary.beanstack.org/reader365 
CONTACT: Laurie Cavanaugh  781-848-0405 x4430  lcavanaugh@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Virtual Program
There are 20 spaces available.

This month's selection is Cherokee America by Margaret Verble. The Virtual Brown Bag Book Club meeting will be held via Zoom, 12:00-1:00 p.m. on November 11th, the second Wednesday of the month. The virtual meeting room will open at 11:50 a.m. for anyone who would like to arrive early and get settled with audio and video up and running.

This virtual meeting is open to new members and guests, but advance registration is required by Tuesday, November 10th. The Zoom invite will be mailed only to registered participants, one day before the meeting date.

From the author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist Maud’s Line, an epic novel that follows a web of complex family alliances and culture clashes in the Cherokee Nation during the aftermath of the Civil War, and the unforgettable woman at its center.

Winner of the Western Writers of America Spur Award (Best Western Traditional Novel)

It’s the early spring of 1875 in the Cherokee Nation West. A baby, a black hired hand, a bay horse, a gun, a gold stash, and a preacher have all gone missing.
 
In this epic of the American frontier, several plots intertwine around the heroic and resolute Cherokee America Singer, known as "Check": her son is caught in a compromising position that results in murder; a neighbor disappears; another man is killed. The tension mounts and the violence escalates as Check’s mixed race family, friends, and neighbors come together to protect their community—and painfully expel one of their own.
 
Cherokee America vividly, and often with humor, explores the bonds—of blood and place, of buried histories and half-told tales, of past grief and present injury—that connect a colorful, eclectic cast of characters, anchored by the clever, determined, and unforgettable Check.

The monthly selection is available as a downloadable e-book in the library's Hoopla collection: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11816738 and as a downloadable e-audiobook https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12038894You must have a Thayer Public Library card to access the Thayer Public Library's Hoopla collection; if you have a library card from a different library that offers Hoopla, you can also find it in your library's Hoopla collection. Hoopla has no holds, no waiting, so you will be able to borrow the book right away. 

Copies of the print edition in regular and large-print are also available at the library. Please check our current hours before visiting the library and email Laurie at lcavanaugh@braintreema.gov if you are having trouble borrowing a copy of the book.
 
Cherokee America meets the requirements for the Native American Voices and Female Voices badges, for anyone participating in Thayer Public Library's "Read Woke: Reading for Change" Challenge,  Sept 7 - Nov. 18: https://thayerpubliclibrary.beanstack.org/reader365 
CONTACT:
  Laurie Cavanaugh
  781.848.0405 x4430
   lcavanaugh@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Virtual Program

There are 20 spaces available.

Tuesday November 24, 2020
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3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
You Should Read This...

New episode of "You Should Read This," available on Tuesday November 24th on Instagram at 3pm!

"You Should Read This" is a 5 minute book recommendation video produced by Christina, the Young Adult Librarian. It features 2 books and an audiobook you should read.

CONTACT: Christina  781-848-0405 x4415  cdufour@ocln.org
LOCATION: Virtual Program

New episode of "You Should Read This," available on Tuesday November 24th on Instagram at 3pm!

"You Should Read This" is a 5 minute book recommendation video produced by Christina, the Young Adult Librarian. It features 2 books and an audiobook you should read.

CONTACT:
  Christina
  781.848.0405 x4415
   cdufour@ocln.org

LOCATION: Virtual Program

Wednesday November 25, 2020
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7:15 PM - 8:45 PM
RESCHEDULED -The Reader's Group Book Club

This months book club has been rescheduled to Wednesday evening, December 2 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

CONTACT: Priscilla Crane  781-848-0405 x 4417  brref@ocln.org
LOCATION: Reading Room - Main Level

This months book club has been rescheduled to Wednesday evening, December 2 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

CONTACT:
  Priscilla Crane
  781.848.0405 x 4417
   brref@ocln.org

LOCATION: Reading Room - Main Level

Thursday November 26, 2020
Friday November 27, 2020
Saturday November 28, 2020
Tuesday December 1, 2020
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2:05 PM - 4:05 PM
Teen Tuesdays

If you're a teen in grades 6-12, you might want to stop in to Logan!  Bring a friend, bring your snack, and drop by after school to play awesome games with cool people.  Combination video games on the Nintendo Switch and a chill space with comfy carpet squares or tables.  You can even work on homework or ask another teen there to study with you. 

Meets every Tuesday in Logan Auditorium. NEW TIME: 2:15-4:15PM

Want a reminder for this program?  Click on the Register button to get a reminder email.  Registration isn't required for this program, but it helps!

CONTACT: Christina  781-848-0405 x4415  cdufour@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

If you're a teen in grades 6-12, you might want to stop in to Logan!  Bring a friend, bring your snack, and drop by after school to play awesome games with cool people.  Combination video games on the Nintendo Switch and a chill space with comfy carpet squares or tables.  You can even work on homework or ask another teen there to study with you. 

Meets every Tuesday in Logan Auditorium. NEW TIME: 2:15-4:15PM

Want a reminder for this program?  Click on the Register button to get a reminder email.  Registration isn't required for this program, but it helps!

CONTACT:
  Christina
  781.848.0405 x4415
   cdufour@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Wednesday December 2, 2020
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7:15 PM - 8:45 PM
The Reader's Group Book Club

Tonight's book club was rescheduled from Wednesday, November 25 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

CONTACT: Priscilla Crane  781-848-0405 x 4417  brref@ocln.org
LOCATION: Reading Room - Main Level

Tonight's book club was rescheduled from Wednesday, November 25 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

CONTACT:
  Priscilla Crane
  781.848.0405 x 4417
   brref@ocln.org

LOCATION: Reading Room - Main Level

Tuesday December 8, 2020
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2:05 PM - 4:05 PM
Teen Tuesdays

If you're a teen in grades 6-12, you might want to stop in to Logan!  Bring a friend, bring your snack, and drop by after school to play awesome games with cool people.  Combination video games on the Nintendo Switch and a chill space with comfy carpet squares or tables.  You can even work on homework or ask another teen there to study with you. 

Meets every Tuesday in Logan Auditorium. NEW TIME: 2:15-4:15PM

Want a reminder for this program?  Click on the Register button to get a reminder email.  Registration isn't required for this program, but it helps!

CONTACT: Christina  781-848-0405 x4415  cdufour@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

If you're a teen in grades 6-12, you might want to stop in to Logan!  Bring a friend, bring your snack, and drop by after school to play awesome games with cool people.  Combination video games on the Nintendo Switch and a chill space with comfy carpet squares or tables.  You can even work on homework or ask another teen there to study with you. 

Meets every Tuesday in Logan Auditorium. NEW TIME: 2:15-4:15PM

Want a reminder for this program?  Click on the Register button to get a reminder email.  Registration isn't required for this program, but it helps!

CONTACT:
  Christina
  781.848.0405 x4415
   cdufour@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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7:15 PM - 8:45 PM
NO Second Tuesday Book Club in December

No meeting in December! See you in January.

 

Book club books are available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome!

CONTACT: Priscilla Crane  781-848-0405 ex.4417  brref@ocln.org
LOCATION: Reading Room - Main Level

No meeting in December! See you in January.

 

Book club books are available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome!

CONTACT:
  Priscilla Crane
  781.848.0405 ex.4417
   brref@ocln.org

LOCATION: Reading Room - Main Level

Wednesday December 9, 2020
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6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Movie Night!

Join us for a showing of a Newly-Released-on-DVD movie each month.
The first 100 people will fit in the room.

 Movie ratings will vary. This program is primarily intended for adult audiences.

The Friends of Thayer Public Library generously support this program by providing the movie licensing.

 
 

CONTACT: Reference Desk  781-848-0405 x4417  brref@ocln.org
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Join us for a showing of a Newly-Released-on-DVD movie each month.
The first 100 people will fit in the room.

 Movie ratings will vary. This program is primarily intended for adult audiences.

The Friends of Thayer Public Library generously support this program by providing the movie licensing.

 
 

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  781.848.0405  x4417
   brref@ocln.org

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Thursday December 10, 2020
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Afternoon Movie - Newly Released on DVD

Joins us for a repeat showing of last night's Newly-Released-on-DVD program.

The Friends of Thayer Public Library generously support this program by providing the movie licensing.

CONTACT: Priscilla Crane  781-848-0405  brref@ocln.org
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium, upper level

Joins us for a repeat showing of last night's Newly-Released-on-DVD program.

The Friends of Thayer Public Library generously support this program by providing the movie licensing.

CONTACT:
  Priscilla Crane
  781.848.0405
   brref@ocln.org

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium, upper level

Tuesday December 15, 2020
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2:05 PM - 4:05 PM
Teen Tuesdays

If you're a teen in grades 6-12, you might want to stop in to Logan!  Bring a friend, bring your snack, and drop by after school to play awesome games with cool people.  Combination video games on the Nintendo Switch and a chill space with comfy carpet squares or tables.  You can even work on homework or ask another teen there to study with you. 

Meets every Tuesday in Logan Auditorium. NEW TIME: 2:15-4:15PM

Want a reminder for this program?  Click on the Register button to get a reminder email.  Registration isn't required for this program, but it helps!

CONTACT: Christina  781-848-0405 x4415  cdufour@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

If you're a teen in grades 6-12, you might want to stop in to Logan!  Bring a friend, bring your snack, and drop by after school to play awesome games with cool people.  Combination video games on the Nintendo Switch and a chill space with comfy carpet squares or tables.  You can even work on homework or ask another teen there to study with you. 

Meets every Tuesday in Logan Auditorium. NEW TIME: 2:15-4:15PM

Want a reminder for this program?  Click on the Register button to get a reminder email.  Registration isn't required for this program, but it helps!

CONTACT:
  Christina
  781.848.0405 x4415
   cdufour@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Monday December 21, 2020
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Library Trustees Meeting

Library Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting

CONTACT: terese Stano  7818480405  tstano@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Library Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting

CONTACT:
  terese Stano
  7818480405
   tstano@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Nonfiction Book Club

Cover of the book A Truck Full of MoneyThis month's book is: A Truck Full of Money by Tracy Kidder.

"For his Pulitzer Prize-winner, The Soul of a New Machine (1981), best-selling nonfiction writer Kidder (Mountains beyond Mountains, 2013) eavesdropped on a team of programmers and computer engineers developing a then cutting-edge minicomputer for the Data General Corporation. Now, 35 years later, Kidder returns to the domain of computer nerds with this profile of Internet entrepreneur Paul English, cofounder of the travel website, Kayak.com. In tracing English's roots from working-class Boston to selling his first start-up company for a cool $33-million, Kidder shows how the brilliant software engineer has succeeded with a rare combination of disdain for authority and the ability to nurture fierce loyalty in his employees, becoming a Pied Piper of geeks. Perhaps English's most surprising idiosyncrasy, however, is his unabashed philanthropy, as embodied in his Summits Education program investing in teachers and a remarkable website devoted to personalized customer service all accomplished while suffering from bipolar disorder. Once again, Kidder hits the mark, painting a riveting portrait of an endearing society outlier and highlighting the rapidly changing trends in today's computer-driven marketplace."-- Booklist

Book club books will be available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome.

CONTACT: Moira Cavanagh  781-848-0405 X4417  mcavanagh@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Conference Room B

Cover of the book A Truck Full of MoneyThis month's book is: A Truck Full of Money by Tracy Kidder.

"For his Pulitzer Prize-winner, The Soul of a New Machine (1981), best-selling nonfiction writer Kidder (Mountains beyond Mountains, 2013) eavesdropped on a team of programmers and computer engineers developing a then cutting-edge minicomputer for the Data General Corporation. Now, 35 years later, Kidder returns to the domain of computer nerds with this profile of Internet entrepreneur Paul English, cofounder of the travel website, Kayak.com. In tracing English's roots from working-class Boston to selling his first start-up company for a cool $33-million, Kidder shows how the brilliant software engineer has succeeded with a rare combination of disdain for authority and the ability to nurture fierce loyalty in his employees, becoming a Pied Piper of geeks. Perhaps English's most surprising idiosyncrasy, however, is his unabashed philanthropy, as embodied in his Summits Education program investing in teachers and a remarkable website devoted to personalized customer service all accomplished while suffering from bipolar disorder. Once again, Kidder hits the mark, painting a riveting portrait of an endearing society outlier and highlighting the rapidly changing trends in today's computer-driven marketplace."-- Booklist

Book club books will be available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome.

CONTACT:
  Moira Cavanagh
  781.848.0405 X4417
   mcavanagh@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Conference Room B

Tuesday December 22, 2020
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2:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Teen Tuesdays

If you're a teen in grades 6-12, you might want to stop in to Logan!  Bring a friend, bring your snack, and drop by after school to play awesome games with cool people.  Combination video games on the Nintendo Switch and a chill space with comfy carpet squares or tables.  You can even work on homework or ask another teen there to study with you. 

Meets every Tuesday in Logan Auditorium. 2:15-4:15PM

Want a reminder for this program?  Click on the Register button to get a reminder email.  Registration isn't required for this program, but it helps!

CONTACT: Christina  781-848-0405 x4415  cdufour@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

If you're a teen in grades 6-12, you might want to stop in to Logan!  Bring a friend, bring your snack, and drop by after school to play awesome games with cool people.  Combination video games on the Nintendo Switch and a chill space with comfy carpet squares or tables.  You can even work on homework or ask another teen there to study with you. 

Meets every Tuesday in Logan Auditorium. 2:15-4:15PM

Want a reminder for this program?  Click on the Register button to get a reminder email.  Registration isn't required for this program, but it helps!

CONTACT:
  Christina
  781.848.0405 x4415
   cdufour@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Wednesday December 23, 2020
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7:15 PM - 8:45 PM
The Reader's Group Book Club

The Readers' Group does not meet in December. See you in January!

Book club books are available at the circulation desk about one month before the meeting date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome!

CONTACT: Priscilla Crane  781-848-0405 x 4417  brref@ocln.org
LOCATION: Reading Room - Main Level

The Readers' Group does not meet in December. See you in January!

Book club books are available at the circulation desk about one month before the meeting date and are due back on the night of the discussion.

All readers are always welcome!

CONTACT:
  Priscilla Crane
  781.848.0405 x 4417
   brref@ocln.org

LOCATION: Reading Room - Main Level

Friday December 25, 2020
Tuesday December 29, 2020
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2:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Teen Tuesdays

If you're a teen in grades 6-12, you might want to stop in to Logan!  Bring a friend, bring your snack, and drop by after school to play awesome games with cool people.  Combination video games on the Nintendo Switch and a chill space with comfy carpet squares or tables.  You can even work on homework or ask another teen there to study with you. 

Meets every Tuesday in Logan Auditorium. 2:15-4:15PM

Want a reminder for this program?  Click on the Register button to get a reminder email.  Registration isn't required for this program, but it helps!

CONTACT: Christina  781-848-0405 x4415  cdufour@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

If you're a teen in grades 6-12, you might want to stop in to Logan!  Bring a friend, bring your snack, and drop by after school to play awesome games with cool people.  Combination video games on the Nintendo Switch and a chill space with comfy carpet squares or tables.  You can even work on homework or ask another teen there to study with you. 

Meets every Tuesday in Logan Auditorium. 2:15-4:15PM

Want a reminder for this program?  Click on the Register button to get a reminder email.  Registration isn't required for this program, but it helps!

CONTACT:
  Christina
  781.848.0405 x4415
   cdufour@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level


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