Braintree, MA

Thursday April 25, 2019
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
OLLI: World Religions Eight Greats

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tunnel Time for ages 2 - 4

BRAND NEW -  Tunnel Time!  For ages 2 - 4. A variety of colorful nylon tunnels, and a bus big enough to stand in, will be set out for young ones to crawl through.  Tunnel Time for toddlers and preschoolers is an informal happening that provides opportunity for developing gross motor (large muscle) skills and a relaxed setting to interact with other little ones - to build social skills and learn about turn-taking.

Held on two Thursdays per month. Stop in anytime from 10:00 am to noon, in the beautifully renovated Children's Room. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT: Children's Room  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

BRAND NEW -  Tunnel Time!  For ages 2 - 4. A variety of colorful nylon tunnels, and a bus big enough to stand in, will be set out for young ones to crawl through.  Tunnel Time for toddlers and preschoolers is an informal happening that provides opportunity for developing gross motor (large muscle) skills and a relaxed setting to interact with other little ones - to build social skills and learn about turn-taking.

Held on two Thursdays per month. Stop in anytime from 10:00 am to noon, in the beautifully renovated Children's Room. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

 
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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
OLLI: Introduction to Opera

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

CONTACT: OLLI UMass Boston  617-287-7312  ollireg@gmail.com
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

CONTACT:
  OLLI UMass Boston
  617.287.7312
  ollireg@gmail.com

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Social Security Workshop

At a Social Security 567 seminar, you will learn:

• How to potentially avoid some of the most common mistakes when filing for your Social Security benefits.

• New strategies you didn’t know were available to you.

• The hundreds of different ways Social Security can be claimed.

• How survivor benefits work.

• How to collect based on an ex-spouse’s benefit.

• How to find potential benefits you never knew you were eligible for.

• How to potentially increase your lifetime benefits by tens of thousands of dollars.

CONTACT: Mel McDonald  844-567-7760 ext 145
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium, upper level

At a Social Security 567 seminar, you will learn:

• How to potentially avoid some of the most common mistakes when filing for your Social Security benefits.

• New strategies you didn’t know were available to you.

• The hundreds of different ways Social Security can be claimed.

• How survivor benefits work.

• How to collect based on an ex-spouse’s benefit.

• How to find potential benefits you never knew you were eligible for.

• How to potentially increase your lifetime benefits by tens of thousands of dollars.

CONTACT:
  Mel McDonald
  844.567.7760 ext 145
  

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium, upper level

 
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6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Scrabble

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Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through mid-June and at 6:00PM during mid-June through August.

CONTACT: Reference   781-848-0405 x4417  brref@ocln.org
LOCATION: Lower Level

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Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through mid-June and at 6:00PM during mid-June through August.

CONTACT:
  Reference 
  781.848.0405 x4417
  brref@ocln.org

LOCATION: Lower Level

Friday April 26, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Block Playtime for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Join us for Block Play!  Blocks and DUPLOs will be set out at this weekly informal Play Time for toddlers and preschoolers to use, create with. Is a good opportunity for them to interact with other little ones, building social skills.

Held on Fridays 10:00 am to noon, in the beautifully renovated Children's Room. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT: Children's Room  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

Join us for Block Play!  Blocks and DUPLOs will be set out at this weekly informal Play Time for toddlers and preschoolers to use, create with. Is a good opportunity for them to interact with other little ones, building social skills.

Held on Fridays 10:00 am to noon, in the beautifully renovated Children's Room. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Infant Tummy Time

Infant "Tummy Time"!  Expert Jane Murray guides caregivers with their babies, in the joys of "Tummy Time"! This session is for infants up to 10 months of age, with their parent or caregiver only, no older children please. 

Funded by a grant from the Massachusetts Dept. of Early Education and CAre, from the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant, administered by Quincy Community Action Program's Quincy Braintree Family Network . Co-sponsored by Thayer Public Library.

Held at 10:00 am. Session is the first in a series of Fridays, April 26, May 3, May 10. Session two on May 3 is" Learn Infant Massage". Session three on Friday May 10 is "Music for infants", a sing-along with music expert Nicole Craven.

Held in Logan Auditorium.

 

    
 

CONTACT: Children's Dept.  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Infant "Tummy Time"!  Expert Jane Murray guides caregivers with their babies, in the joys of "Tummy Time"! This session is for infants up to 10 months of age, with their parent or caregiver only, no older children please. 

Funded by a grant from the Massachusetts Dept. of Early Education and CAre, from the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant, administered by Quincy Community Action Program's Quincy Braintree Family Network . Co-sponsored by Thayer Public Library.

Held at 10:00 am. Session is the first in a series of Fridays, April 26, May 3, May 10. Session two on May 3 is" Learn Infant Massage". Session three on Friday May 10 is "Music for infants", a sing-along with music expert Nicole Craven.

Held in Logan Auditorium.

 

    
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Dept.
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Saturday April 27, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Story Time ages 3-5

Storytime with Cathie. Children will hear some stories, sing some songs and make a craft. Best for ages 3 - 5 and their siblings.

Held in the beautiful new Children's Room . No sign-ups needed.

CONTACT: Children's Room  781-848-0405 x4425
LOCATION: Childrens Room

Storytime with Cathie. Children will hear some stories, sing some songs and make a craft. Best for ages 3 - 5 and their siblings.

Held in the beautiful new Children's Room . No sign-ups needed.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  781.848.0405 x4425
  

LOCATION: Childrens Room

 
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Genealogy Club

Are you interested in tracing your family's history?  Are you working on your genealogy and want to meet up with others who are working on their family trees?  Then join us at the Thayer Public Library's Genealogy Club!  All are welcome from novice to expert.  Come learn about the resources that the library has to offer. We can compare notes and stories a well as help each other with research. 

This month we are taking a field trip to the Braintree Historical Society to see the amterials they have that can help with genealogical research.  Please note: We will meet in the Reading Room on the Main Level at 10:00 AM and walk over to the Historical Society.

Registration is  requested, but not required.  Register online through the link below, in person at the Reference Desk, or over the phone at 781-848-0405, ext. 4417.

CONTACT: Moira Cavanagh  781-848-0405 ext 443  mcavanagh@ocln.org
LOCATION: Reading Room - Main Level

Are you interested in tracing your family's history?  Are you working on your genealogy and want to meet up with others who are working on their family trees?  Then join us at the Thayer Public Library's Genealogy Club!  All are welcome from novice to expert.  Come learn about the resources that the library has to offer. We can compare notes and stories a well as help each other with research. 

This month we are taking a field trip to the Braintree Historical Society to see the amterials they have that can help with genealogical research.  Please note: We will meet in the Reading Room on the Main Level at 10:00 AM and walk over to the Historical Society.

Registration is  requested, but not required.  Register online through the link below, in person at the Reference Desk, or over the phone at 781-848-0405, ext. 4417.

CONTACT:
  Moira Cavanagh
  781.848.0405 ext 443
  mcavanagh@ocln.org

LOCATION: Reading Room - Main Level

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Coffee with Local Authors
A panel of local authors will talk about their new novels and their writing and publishing experience on Saturday, April 27, 11:00 am-12:30 pm. This event is free and open to the public.
 
Books will be made available for purchase by the authors. No purchase is necessary to attend. Complimentary light refreshments will be served. Program will be held in Logan Auditorium on the Upper Level, accessible to all.
 
* MaryBeth McCarthy writing as M. Dalto, Two Thousand Years (fantasy novel published by The Parliament House) Two thousand years ago, the Prophecy of Fire and Light foretold the coming of the Queen Empress who would lead the Empire into a time of peace and tranquility. But instead of the coming of a prosperous world, a forbidden love for the Empress waged a war that ravaged the land, creating a chasm between the factions, raising the death toll of innocent lives until the final, bloody battle. Centuries later, Alexandra, a twenty-two-year-old barista living in Boston, is taken to an unfamiliar realm of mystery and magic.
* Tom MacDonald, Murder in the Charlestown Bricks (fourth in the popular Dermot Sparrowhawk mystery series) Private investigator Dermot Sparhawk is taking on cases no one else will touch. Born and raised in the Charlestown projects in Boston, Sparhawk fights for the underdog. He calls on his connections and physical skills to keep him from getting killed. He visits Charlestown's waterfront gill mills, AA halls and travels the Historic Route 66 in search of the truth. And the truth almost kills him.
* Janet Uhlar, The Truth Be Damned (novel based on the author's experience serving on the jury in the trial of James "Whitey" Bulger) When Alex Fischer receives a federal jury summons, she fears it is for the upcoming trial of notorious mob boss, Sly Devaney. She has no interest in organized crime. In her mind, it is an evil world she is unwilling to enter. Alex is the perfect juror.

Read local and support our local authors!

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CONTACT: Laurie Cavanaugh  781-848-0405 x4430  lcavanaugh@ocln.org
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level
A panel of local authors will talk about their new novels and their writing and publishing experience on Saturday, April 27, 11:00 am-12:30 pm. This event is free and open to the public.
 
Books will be made available for purchase by the authors. No purchase is necessary to attend. Complimentary light refreshments will be served. Program will be held in Logan Auditorium on the Upper Level, accessible to all.
 
* MaryBeth McCarthy writing as M. Dalto, Two Thousand Years (fantasy novel published by The Parliament House) Two thousand years ago, the Prophecy of Fire and Light foretold the coming of the Queen Empress who would lead the Empire into a time of peace and tranquility. But instead of the coming of a prosperous world, a forbidden love for the Empress waged a war that ravaged the land, creating a chasm between the factions, raising the death toll of innocent lives until the final, bloody battle. Centuries later, Alexandra, a twenty-two-year-old barista living in Boston, is taken to an unfamiliar realm of mystery and magic.
* Tom MacDonald, Murder in the Charlestown Bricks (fourth in the popular Dermot Sparrowhawk mystery series) Private investigator Dermot Sparhawk is taking on cases no one else will touch. Born and raised in the Charlestown projects in Boston, Sparhawk fights for the underdog. He calls on his connections and physical skills to keep him from getting killed. He visits Charlestown's waterfront gill mills, AA halls and travels the Historic Route 66 in search of the truth. And the truth almost kills him.
* Janet Uhlar, The Truth Be Damned (novel based on the author's experience serving on the jury in the trial of James "Whitey" Bulger) When Alex Fischer receives a federal jury summons, she fears it is for the upcoming trial of notorious mob boss, Sly Devaney. She has no interest in organized crime. In her mind, it is an evil world she is unwilling to enter. Alex is the perfect juror.

Read local and support our local authors!

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CONTACT:
  Laurie Cavanaugh
  781.848.0405 x4430
  lcavanaugh@ocln.org

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Teen FanFest

For teens who are lovers of comic books, video games, pop culture, and all things geeky! 

Featuring: cosplay competition, prizes, snacks, video games, artist alley, and more!

Organized by the Young Adult Librarians of the South Shore.  

This program will be held at the Canton Public Library.  Program is for those in grades 6-12.

To make sure we have enough snacks, Registration is Required.  Drop-ins welcome.

CONTACT: Christina  78184804054415  cdufour@braintreema.gov
There are 50 spaces available.

For teens who are lovers of comic books, video games, pop culture, and all things geeky! 

Featuring: cosplay competition, prizes, snacks, video games, artist alley, and more!

Organized by the Young Adult Librarians of the South Shore.  

This program will be held at the Canton Public Library.  Program is for those in grades 6-12.

To make sure we have enough snacks, Registration is Required.  Drop-ins welcome.

CONTACT:
  Christina
  78184804054415
  cdufour@braintreema.gov

There are 50 spaces available.

Sunday April 28, 2019
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Friends Concert Series 2019

MOBY DICK and the WHAILERS

Big Band Jazz

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

MOBY DICK and the WHAILERS

Big Band Jazz

CONTACT:
  Reference
  781.848.0405, x4417
  brref@ocln.org

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium, upper level

Monday April 29, 2019
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
OLLI: World at War (video Conference)

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Hold for Library Program
CONTACT: Laurie Cavanaugh  7818480405  lcavanaugh@braintreema.gov
CONTACT:
  Laurie Cavanaugh
  7818480405
  lcavanaugh@braintreema.gov

Tuesday April 30, 2019
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
OLLI: World at War (video Conference)

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

CONTACT: OLLI UMass Boston  617-287-7312  ollireg@gmail.com
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

CONTACT:
  OLLI UMass Boston
  617.287.7312
  ollireg@gmail.com

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
South Shore Elder Services Ombudsman Program

Monthly meeting

CONTACT: Marilynn Strauss  781-848-3939 x420  mstrauss@sselder.org
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Monthly meeting

CONTACT:
  Marilynn Strauss
  781.848.3939 x420
  mstrauss@sselder.org

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Teen Tuesdays

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 in Logan Auditorium

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.

This program will meet every week after school on Tuesdays.

CONTACT: Christina  78184804054415  cdufour@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Teen Room - lower level

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 in Logan Auditorium

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.

This program will meet every week after school on Tuesdays.

CONTACT:
  Christina
  78184804054415
  cdufour@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Teen Room - lower level

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Social Security Workshop

At a Social Security 567 seminar, you will learn:

• How to potentially avoid some of the most common mistakes when filing for your Social Security benefits.

• New strategies you didn’t know were available to you.

• The hundreds of different ways Social Security can be claimed.

• How survivor benefits work.

• How to collect based on an ex-spouse’s benefit.

• How to find potential benefits you never knew you were eligible for.

• How to potentially increase your lifetime benefits by tens of thousands of dollars.

CONTACT: Mel McDonald  844-567-7760 ext 145
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium, upper level

At a Social Security 567 seminar, you will learn:

• How to potentially avoid some of the most common mistakes when filing for your Social Security benefits.

• New strategies you didn’t know were available to you.

• The hundreds of different ways Social Security can be claimed.

• How survivor benefits work.

• How to collect based on an ex-spouse’s benefit.

• How to find potential benefits you never knew you were eligible for.

• How to potentially increase your lifetime benefits by tens of thousands of dollars.

CONTACT:
  Mel McDonald
  844.567.7760 ext 145
  

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium, upper level

Wednesday May 1, 2019
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for ages 3 - 5

 May Storytimes will be held on Wednesdays May 1, 8, 15, for ages 3 - 5. Cathie will present some longer stories, songs, and do a craft. Best for ages 3- 5 and their siblings.

Held in the Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT: Children's Dept.  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

 May Storytimes will be held on Wednesdays May 1, 8, 15, for ages 3 - 5. Cathie will present some longer stories, songs, and do a craft. Best for ages 3- 5 and their siblings.

Held in the Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Dept.
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

 
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
OLLI: Myth, Magic and Material Culture in New England

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

CONTACT: OLLI UMass Boston  617-287-7312  ollireg@gmail.com
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

CONTACT:
  OLLI UMass Boston
  617.287.7312
  ollireg@gmail.com

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
OLLI Brown Bag Lunch Lecture

OLLI Brown Bag Lunch Lecture

Telling the Story of a Lifetime

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelo64ng Learning Institute at UMass Boston. 

Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

CONTACT: OLLI UMass Boston  617-287-7312  ollireg@gmail.com
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

OLLI Brown Bag Lunch Lecture

Telling the Story of a Lifetime

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelo64ng Learning Institute at UMass Boston. 

Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

CONTACT:
  OLLI UMass Boston
  617.287.7312
  ollireg@gmail.com

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Future of the Braintree Schools

Meeting for parents to discuss initiatives for the future of the schools.

CONTACT: Jennifer Dolan  781-603-8876  jen@jenniferdolan.com
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Meeting for parents to discuss initiatives for the future of the schools.

CONTACT:
  Jennifer Dolan
  781.603.8876
  jen@jenniferdolan.com

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Thursday May 2, 2019
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
OLLI: World Religions Eight Greats

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
OLLI Brown Bag Lunch Lecture

OLLI Brown Bag Lunch Lecture

Age-related Diseases: Chronic Pain and Neurodegenertion

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelo64ng Learning Institute at UMass Boston. 

Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

CONTACT: OLLI UMass Boston  617-287-7312  ollireg@gmail.com
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

OLLI Brown Bag Lunch Lecture

Age-related Diseases: Chronic Pain and Neurodegenertion

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelo64ng Learning Institute at UMass Boston. 

Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

CONTACT:
  OLLI UMass Boston
  617.287.7312
  ollireg@gmail.com

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
OLLI: Introduction to Opera

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

CONTACT: OLLI UMass Boston  617-287-7312  ollireg@gmail.com
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

CONTACT:
  OLLI UMass Boston
  617.287.7312
  ollireg@gmail.com

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Good Taste Cookbook Club

Just Cook It! by Justin Chapple is this month’s selection. The alternate selection is Mad Genius Tips by Justin Chapple. Borrow a copy of either selection (not both, please!) from the library and make a dish from it to share at the meeting. (No need to double the recipe.)

Cookbooks will be available from the Circulation Desk one month ahead. Please return the book if you won’t be able to join us, so someone else can borrow it!

Remember to register here (through the library calendar) or by phone or email (see contact info below) in order to receive an email reminder about the meeting, and don't forget to let Laurie know what recipe you’ll be trying!

The Good Taste Cookbook Club is a bi-monthly book club, sponsored by the Thayer Public Library. The group meets September through May, and takes the summer months off.

 

CONTACT: Laurie Cavanaugh  781-848-0405 x4430  lcavanaugh@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level
There are 22 spaces available.

Just Cook It! by Justin Chapple is this month’s selection. The alternate selection is Mad Genius Tips by Justin Chapple. Borrow a copy of either selection (not both, please!) from the library and make a dish from it to share at the meeting. (No need to double the recipe.)

Cookbooks will be available from the Circulation Desk one month ahead. Please return the book if you won’t be able to join us, so someone else can borrow it!

Remember to register here (through the library calendar) or by phone or email (see contact info below) in order to receive an email reminder about the meeting, and don't forget to let Laurie know what recipe you’ll be trying!

The Good Taste Cookbook Club is a bi-monthly book club, sponsored by the Thayer Public Library. The group meets September through May, and takes the summer months off.

 

CONTACT:
  Laurie Cavanaugh
  781.848.0405 x4430
  lcavanaugh@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

There are 22 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Scrabble

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Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through mid-June and at 6:00PM during mid-June through August.

CONTACT: Reference   781-848-0405 x4417  brref@ocln.org
LOCATION: Lower Level

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Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through mid-June and at 6:00PM during mid-June through August.

CONTACT:
  Reference 
  781.848.0405 x4417
  brref@ocln.org

LOCATION: Lower Level

Friday May 3, 2019
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Let's Get Technical!

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9:30 to 11:30 AM by appointment only

Call 781-848-0405 ext. 4417 to reserve your spot.                                                      

Learn how to get free ebooks, audiobooks, movies, magazines, & music! Learn how to use your library resources from home.  We can also assist you with the Library’s catalog and databases, searching strategies, and basic software tips.

 

 

For help with OverDrive or Hoopla please bring:                                                                                                                                 1. A fully charged and activated device   2. Power cord for the device   3. An OCLN library card and PIN   4. User IDs, passwords, and email addresses for the device (Adobe or Apple ID, Google, Amazon, etc.)   5. Headphones for eAudio files

 

 

CONTACT: Priscilla or Moira  781-848-0405, 4417  brref@ocln.org
LOCATION: Lower Level

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9:30 to 11:30 AM by appointment only

Call 781-848-0405 ext. 4417 to reserve your spot.                                                      

Learn how to get free ebooks, audiobooks, movies, magazines, & music! Learn how to use your library resources from home.  We can also assist you with the Library’s catalog and databases, searching strategies, and basic software tips.

 

 

For help with OverDrive or Hoopla please bring:                                                                                                                                 1. A fully charged and activated device   2. Power cord for the device   3. An OCLN library card and PIN   4. User IDs, passwords, and email addresses for the device (Adobe or Apple ID, Google, Amazon, etc.)   5. Headphones for eAudio files

 

 

CONTACT:
  Priscilla or Moira
  781.848.0405, 4417
  brref@ocln.org

LOCATION: Lower Level

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Infant Massage

Infant Massage!  A local expert in Baby Massage will guide caregivers with their babies, in techniques to comfort the little ones. This session is for infants who are newborn up to the pre-crawling stage, with their parent or caregiver only, no older children please. 

Funded by a grant from the Massachusetts Dept. of Early Education and CAre, from the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant, administered by Quincy Community Action Program's Quincy Braintree Family Network . Co-sponsored by Thayer Public Library.

Held at 10:00 am. Session is the second in a series of Fridays, April 26, May 3, May 10. Session three is next Friday May 10 :  "Music for infants", a sing-along with music expert Nicole Craven.

Held in Logan Auditorium.

 

    
 

CONTACT: Children's Dept.  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Infant Massage!  A local expert in Baby Massage will guide caregivers with their babies, in techniques to comfort the little ones. This session is for infants who are newborn up to the pre-crawling stage, with their parent or caregiver only, no older children please. 

Funded by a grant from the Massachusetts Dept. of Early Education and CAre, from the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant, administered by Quincy Community Action Program's Quincy Braintree Family Network . Co-sponsored by Thayer Public Library.

Held at 10:00 am. Session is the second in a series of Fridays, April 26, May 3, May 10. Session three is next Friday May 10 :  "Music for infants", a sing-along with music expert Nicole Craven.

Held in Logan Auditorium.

 

    
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Dept.
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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10:05 AM - 12:00 PM
Block Playtime for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Join us for Block Play!  Blocks and DUPLOs will be set out at this weekly informal Play Time for toddlers and preschoolers to use, create with. Is a good opportunity for them to interact with other little ones, building social skills.

Held on Fridays 10:00 am to noon, in the beautifully renovated Children's Room. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT: Children's Room  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

Join us for Block Play!  Blocks and DUPLOs will be set out at this weekly informal Play Time for toddlers and preschoolers to use, create with. Is a good opportunity for them to interact with other little ones, building social skills.

Held on Fridays 10:00 am to noon, in the beautifully renovated Children's Room. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

Saturday May 4, 2019
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Let's Get Technical!

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9:30 to 11:30 AM by appointment only

Call 781-848-0405 ext. 4417 to reserve your spot.                                                      

Learn how to get free ebooks, audiobooks, movies, magazines, & music! Learn how to use your library resources from home.  We can also assist you with the Library’s catalog and databases, searching strategies, and basic software tips.

 

 

For help with OverDrive or Hoopla please bring:                                                                                                                                 1. A fully charged and activated device   2. Power cord for the device   3. An OCLN library card and PIN   4. User IDs, passwords, and email addresses for the device (Adobe or Apple ID, Google, Amazon, etc.)   5. Headphones for eAudio files

 

 

CONTACT: Priscilla or Moira  781-848-0405, 4417  brref@ocln.org
LOCATION: Lower Level

Image result for mobile deviceHave questions? Let us help!

9:30 to 11:30 AM by appointment only

Call 781-848-0405 ext. 4417 to reserve your spot.                                                      

Learn how to get free ebooks, audiobooks, movies, magazines, & music! Learn how to use your library resources from home.  We can also assist you with the Library’s catalog and databases, searching strategies, and basic software tips.

 

 

For help with OverDrive or Hoopla please bring:                                                                                                                                 1. A fully charged and activated device   2. Power cord for the device   3. An OCLN library card and PIN   4. User IDs, passwords, and email addresses for the device (Adobe or Apple ID, Google, Amazon, etc.)   5. Headphones for eAudio files

 

 

CONTACT:
  Priscilla or Moira
  781.848.0405, 4417
  brref@ocln.org

LOCATION: Lower Level

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Vietnamese Bilingual Story-time

Vietnamese Bilingual Storytime

Children 0-5, older siblings, and their caregivers are invited to a Vietnamese bilingual story time where a popular title such as "the Hungry Caterpillar" or "The Three Little Pigs" (as it is the Year of the Pig) is read in Vietnamese and English to promote bilingualism, cultural connection, and audience participation in gross and fine motor skills. Vietnamese rhymes and songs are introduced! In the second half of the hour, activity volunteers will assist children and caregivers in creating a unique arts and craft project.Presented by the Hanh My Cultural Foundation.

Hanh My Foundation is an open and nonpolitical nonprofit organization founded by Vietnamese-American women to bridge the gap between Vietnamese and American values and promote intergenerational understanding through cultural programs and activities.

No photo description available.    Held in the beautiful new Children's Room . No sign-ups needed.

 

CONTACT: Children's Room  781-848-0405 x4425  estrachan@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

Vietnamese Bilingual Storytime

Children 0-5, older siblings, and their caregivers are invited to a Vietnamese bilingual story time where a popular title such as "the Hungry Caterpillar" or "The Three Little Pigs" (as it is the Year of the Pig) is read in Vietnamese and English to promote bilingualism, cultural connection, and audience participation in gross and fine motor skills. Vietnamese rhymes and songs are introduced! In the second half of the hour, activity volunteers will assist children and caregivers in creating a unique arts and craft project.Presented by the Hanh My Cultural Foundation.

Hanh My Foundation is an open and nonpolitical nonprofit organization founded by Vietnamese-American women to bridge the gap between Vietnamese and American values and promote intergenerational understanding through cultural programs and activities.

No photo description available.    Held in the beautiful new Children's Room . No sign-ups needed.

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  781.848.0405 x4425
  estrachan@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Great American Street Organ & Calliope Show with Tony Gangi”
The Great American Street Organ & Calliope Show with Tony Gangi

Join us for this fun and lively show!  Originally seen on the streets of Boston and New York in the early part of the 20th century with a monkey in tow, street organs (sometimes incorrectly referred to as a hurdy gurdy) were hand-cranked musical instruments that utilized paper rolls. Tony Gangi will take you through the history of this unique instrument and perform select pieces on his own street organ.

Tony Gangi is the author of Carny Sideshows: Weird Wonders of the Midway (Citadel Press, 2010) a chronicle of his week attending Sideshow School at Coney Islands's famed Sideshows By the Seashore. 

Free and open for all ages !

 

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CONTACT: Reference Desk  781-848-0405 x4417  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level
The Great American Street Organ & Calliope Show with Tony Gangi

Join us for this fun and lively show!  Originally seen on the streets of Boston and New York in the early part of the 20th century with a monkey in tow, street organs (sometimes incorrectly referred to as a hurdy gurdy) were hand-cranked musical instruments that utilized paper rolls. Tony Gangi will take you through the history of this unique instrument and perform select pieces on his own street organ.

Tony Gangi is the author of Carny Sideshows: Weird Wonders of the Midway (Citadel Press, 2010) a chronicle of his week attending Sideshow School at Coney Islands's famed Sideshows By the Seashore. 

Free and open for all ages !

 

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CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  781.848.0405  x4417
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Teen Advisory Group
Want to make a difference? Want to help plan teen library programs?  Join the library’s Teen Advisory Group to earn volunteer hours and work on fun projects for the library. 

For teens in grades 6-12. Registration Required

CONTACT: Christina  78184804054415  cdufour@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Teen Room - lower level
There are 15 spaces available.
Want to make a difference? Want to help plan teen library programs?  Join the library’s Teen Advisory Group to earn volunteer hours and work on fun projects for the library. 

For teens in grades 6-12. Registration Required

CONTACT:
  Christina
  78184804054415
  cdufour@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Teen Room - lower level

There are 15 spaces available.

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Gamer Gathering

Magic the Gathering?  Pokemon cards?  Dungeons and Dragons? Board Games? 

One Saturday per month, teens can hang out in the Teen Room and play a game of their choice.  Featured for spring: card games, board games, and D&D.   

Registration required.

CONTACT: Christina  781  cdufour@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Teen Room - lower level
There are 20 spaces available.

Magic the Gathering?  Pokemon cards?  Dungeons and Dragons? Board Games? 

One Saturday per month, teens can hang out in the Teen Room and play a game of their choice.  Featured for spring: card games, board games, and D&D.   

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Christina
  781
  cdufour@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Teen Room - lower level

There are 20 spaces available.

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Teen-Run Bullet Journaling

Teen-Run Bullet Journaling— Saturday March 9th, hang out and destress with us at the library as we plan our monthly

calendars!  Get some ideas about how to plan your own, or borrow ideas from others.  Open to beginners and pros alike! 

 

Please bring your own journals, we will supply everything else.  If you cannot bring your own journal, blank pages will be provided for you.

Registration is required.  Program for grades 6-12.

CONTACT: Christina  781-848-0405 x4415  cdufour@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Teen Room - lower level
There are 15 spaces available.

Teen-Run Bullet Journaling— Saturday March 9th, hang out and destress with us at the library as we plan our monthly

calendars!  Get some ideas about how to plan your own, or borrow ideas from others.  Open to beginners and pros alike! 

 

Please bring your own journals, we will supply everything else.  If you cannot bring your own journal, blank pages will be provided for you.

Registration is required.  Program for grades 6-12.

CONTACT:
  Christina
  781.848.0405 x4415
  cdufour@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Teen Room - lower level

There are 15 spaces available.

Monday May 6, 2019
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9:15 AM - 9:35 AM
Book Babies Infants - 23 months

May Book Babies will be held Mondays May 6, 13 and 20. Book Babies with Elisabeth for Infants - 23 months, and their siblings. The little ones will hear some short stories, lots of songs and meet other little ones. Start their love of books and the library early, with this fun program.

Held in the Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT: Children's Dept.  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

May Book Babies will be held Mondays May 6, 13 and 20. Book Babies with Elisabeth for Infants - 23 months, and their siblings. The little ones will hear some short stories, lots of songs and meet other little ones. Start their love of books and the library early, with this fun program.

Held in the Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Dept.
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

 
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10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Storytime ages 2 & 3

May Storytimes will be held on Mondays May 6, 13 and 20. Children, ages 2 & 3, will hear some stories, sing some songs, do some movement and a craft. (for ages 2 & 3 and their siblings, with Elisabeth).Offered at 10:00 am and 11:00 am.

Held in the beautiful new  Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT: Children's Dept.  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

May Storytimes will be held on Mondays May 6, 13 and 20. Children, ages 2 & 3, will hear some stories, sing some songs, do some movement and a craft. (for ages 2 & 3 and their siblings, with Elisabeth).Offered at 10:00 am and 11:00 am.

Held in the beautiful new  Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Dept.
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

 
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
OLLI: World at War (video Conference)

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Storytime age 2 & 3

May Storytimes Series will be held on May 6. 13 and 20, with Elisabeth. Children will hear some stories, sing some songs, do some movement and a craft. For ages 2 & 3 and their siblings.Offered at 10:00 am and 11:00 am.

Held in the beautiful, new Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT: Children's Dept.  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

May Storytimes Series will be held on May 6. 13 and 20, with Elisabeth. Children will hear some stories, sing some songs, do some movement and a craft. For ages 2 & 3 and their siblings.Offered at 10:00 am and 11:00 am.

Held in the beautiful, new Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Dept.
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

 
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6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
AP Exam Study Space (Teen)

Monday May 6th thru Thursday May 9th & Monday May 13th thru Thursday May 16th - 6:00-8:30pm - TEEN ROOM

Are you a teen taking an AP test this week?  Then come study in the teen room!  We’ll provide some snacks, writing stuff, computers, and there are books on studying in the stacks. 

To make sure we have enough space and snacks, Registration is required, drop-ins welcome.  

 

CONTACT: Christina  78184804054415  cdufour@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Teen Room - lower level
There are 15 spaces available.

Monday May 6th thru Thursday May 9th & Monday May 13th thru Thursday May 16th - 6:00-8:30pm - TEEN ROOM

Are you a teen taking an AP test this week?  Then come study in the teen room!  We’ll provide some snacks, writing stuff, computers, and there are books on studying in the stacks. 

To make sure we have enough space and snacks, Registration is required, drop-ins welcome.  

 

CONTACT:
  Christina
  78184804054415
  cdufour@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Teen Room - lower level

There are 15 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Stepping Out of Our Mental Habits and Into Our Lives

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 Beth Kurland : Workshop

Stepping Out of Our Mental Habits and Into Our Lives: From Surviving to Thriving

 Join clinical psychologist Beth Kurland in this workshop style talk where she will be sharing concepts from her newest book Dancing on the Tightrope:  Transcending the Habits of Your Mind and Awakening to Your Fullest Life.  Learn how unknowingly we are often caught in universal mental habits that evolved to help us survive as a species but that no longer serve us so well in our modern lives.  Come learn tools to uncover these mental habits and work with them, to turn these habits into opportunities to grow lasting inner resources for resilience, joy, and well-being. 

Kurland  is a licensed clinical  psychologist in practice since 1994, experienced in working with people across the life span (preschool through adulthood).  Provides evidence-based  therapy to treat a wide array of emotional, behavioral, and  behavioral health issues.

 

CONTACT: Terri Stano  781-848-0405, x4420  tstano@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

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 Beth Kurland : Workshop

Stepping Out of Our Mental Habits and Into Our Lives: From Surviving to Thriving

 Join clinical psychologist Beth Kurland in this workshop style talk where she will be sharing concepts from her newest book Dancing on the Tightrope:  Transcending the Habits of Your Mind and Awakening to Your Fullest Life.  Learn how unknowingly we are often caught in universal mental habits that evolved to help us survive as a species but that no longer serve us so well in our modern lives.  Come learn tools to uncover these mental habits and work with them, to turn these habits into opportunities to grow lasting inner resources for resilience, joy, and well-being. 

Kurland  is a licensed clinical  psychologist in practice since 1994, experienced in working with people across the life span (preschool through adulthood).  Provides evidence-based  therapy to treat a wide array of emotional, behavioral, and  behavioral health issues.

 

CONTACT:
  Terri Stano
  781.848.0405, x4420
  tstano@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Tuesday May 7, 2019
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
OLLI: World at War (video Conference)

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

CONTACT: OLLI UMass Boston  617-287-7312  ollireg@gmail.com
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

CONTACT:
  OLLI UMass Boston
  617.287.7312
  ollireg@gmail.com

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
OLLI Brown Bag Lunch Lecture

OLLI Brown Bag Lunch Lecture

Cuba in Transition

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelo64ng Learning Institute at UMass Boston. 

Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

CONTACT: OLLI UMass Boston  617-287-7312  ollireg@gmail.com
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

OLLI Brown Bag Lunch Lecture

Cuba in Transition

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelo64ng Learning Institute at UMass Boston. 

Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

CONTACT:
  OLLI UMass Boston
  617.287.7312
  ollireg@gmail.com

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Teen Tuesdays

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 in Logan Auditorium

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.

This program will meet every week after school on Tuesdays*.  

*Program will not meet TuesdayMay 28th, 2019.  

CONTACT: Christina  78184804054415  cdufour@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

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 in Logan Auditorium

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.

This program will meet every week after school on Tuesdays*.  

*Program will not meet TuesdayMay 28th, 2019.  

CONTACT:
  Christina
  78184804054415
  cdufour@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
LEGO Kids age 5 - 11

LEGO Kids! LEGOs will be available each Tuesday for the month of May, at this Afternoon program. Children can create and use their imagination. For children age 5 - 11. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT: Children's Dept  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

LEGO Kids! LEGOs will be available each Tuesday for the month of May, at this Afternoon program. Children can create and use their imagination. For children age 5 - 11. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT:
  Children's Dept
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

 
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6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
AP Exam Study Space (Teen)

Monday May 6th thru Thursday May 9th & Monday May 13th thru Thursday May 16th - 6:00-8:30pm - TEEN ROOM

Are you a teen taking an AP test this week?  Then come study in the teen room!  We’ll provide some snacks, writing stuff, computers, and there are books on studying in the stacks. 

To make sure we have enough space and snacks, Registration is required, drop-ins welcome.  

 

CONTACT: Christina  78184804054415  cdufour@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Teen Room - lower level
There are 15 spaces available.

Monday May 6th thru Thursday May 9th & Monday May 13th thru Thursday May 16th - 6:00-8:30pm - TEEN ROOM

Are you a teen taking an AP test this week?  Then come study in the teen room!  We’ll provide some snacks, writing stuff, computers, and there are books on studying in the stacks. 

To make sure we have enough space and snacks, Registration is required, drop-ins welcome.  

 

CONTACT:
  Christina
  78184804054415
  cdufour@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Teen Room - lower level

There are 15 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Collecting Health Stories in the Fore River Basin
CONTACT: Margaret Bellafiore  781-331-0711
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium, upper level
CONTACT:
  Margaret Bellafiore
  781.331.0711
  

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium, upper level

 
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7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Pajama Story Time for Children

 Pajama Storytime with Cathie. Wearing pajamas or bringing a stuffed animal is encouraged!

 Held in the beautiful, new Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT: Children's Dept.  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

 Pajama Storytime with Cathie. Wearing pajamas or bringing a stuffed animal is encouraged!

 Held in the beautiful, new Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Dept.
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

Wednesday May 8, 2019
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for ages 3 - 5

 May Storytimes will be held on Wednesdays May 1, 8, 15, for ages 3 - 5. Cathie will present some longer stories, songs, and do a craft. Best for ages 3- 5 and their siblings.

Held in the Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT: Children's Dept.  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

 May Storytimes will be held on Wednesdays May 1, 8, 15, for ages 3 - 5. Cathie will present some longer stories, songs, and do a craft. Best for ages 3- 5 and their siblings.

Held in the Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Dept.
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

 
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
OLLI: Myth, Magic and Material Culture in New England

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

CONTACT: OLLI UMass Boston  617-287-7312  ollireg@gmail.com
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

CONTACT:
  OLLI UMass Boston
  617.287.7312
  ollireg@gmail.com

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Brown Bag Book Club

This month's selection is The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian.

Feel free to bring your hot or cold bottled or covered beverages (and lunch or a snack, if desired) and join us in the Reading Room on the Main Level to talk about the monthly selection. Hot and cold beverages and vending machine snacks are also available for purchase in the Friends' Cafe. The Brown Bag Book Club meets every month on the second Wednesday at noon.

“Bohjalian offers a chilling retelling of the little-known 1915 Turkish genocide of Armenians. ”— Library Journal

Book club books are available at the Circulation Desk one month before the meeting date and are due back on the day of the discussion. New members are always welcome. Audio and large-print copies of the title are also available.

CONTACT: Laurie Cavanaugh  781-848-0405 x4430  lcavanaugh@ocln.org
LOCATION: Reading Room - Main Level

This month's selection is The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian.

Feel free to bring your hot or cold bottled or covered beverages (and lunch or a snack, if desired) and join us in the Reading Room on the Main Level to talk about the monthly selection. Hot and cold beverages and vending machine snacks are also available for purchase in the Friends' Cafe. The Brown Bag Book Club meets every month on the second Wednesday at noon.

“Bohjalian offers a chilling retelling of the little-known 1915 Turkish genocide of Armenians. ”— Library Journal

Book club books are available at the Circulation Desk one month before the meeting date and are due back on the day of the discussion. New members are always welcome. Audio and large-print copies of the title are also available.

CONTACT:
  Laurie Cavanaugh
  781.848.0405 x4430
  lcavanaugh@ocln.org

LOCATION: Reading Room - Main Level

 
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3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Kids Craft with Cathie ages 5 up

Mother's Day is the theme!  Make a craft that you can give to your mom for Mother's Day (next Sun May 12). Cathie brings all the supplies for your project to this Afterschool Program.  For children ages 5 up.

CONTACT: Children's Dept  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Mother's Day is the theme!  Make a craft that you can give to your mom for Mother's Day (next Sun May 12). Cathie brings all the supplies for your project to this Afterschool Program.  For children ages 5 up.

CONTACT:
  Children's Dept
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
AP Exam Study Space (Teen)

Monday May 6th thru Thursday May 9th & Monday May 13th thru Thursday May 16th - 6:00-8:30pm - TEEN ROOM

Are you a teen taking an AP test this week?  Then come study in the teen room!  We’ll provide some snacks, writing stuff, computers, and there are books on studying in the stacks. 

To make sure we have enough space and snacks, Registration is required, drop-ins welcome.  

 

CONTACT: Christina  78184804054415  cdufour@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Teen Room - lower level
There are 15 spaces available.

Monday May 6th thru Thursday May 9th & Monday May 13th thru Thursday May 16th - 6:00-8:30pm - TEEN ROOM

Are you a teen taking an AP test this week?  Then come study in the teen room!  We’ll provide some snacks, writing stuff, computers, and there are books on studying in the stacks. 

To make sure we have enough space and snacks, Registration is required, drop-ins welcome.  

 

CONTACT:
  Christina
  78184804054415
  cdufour@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Teen Room - lower level

There are 15 spaces available.

 
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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.

 
 

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.

 
 

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  781.848.0405  x4417
  brref@ocln.org

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Thursday May 9, 2019
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
OLLI: World Religions Eight Greats

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tunnel Time for ages 2 - 4

Tunnel Time!  For ages 2 - 4. A variety of colorful nylon tunnels, and a bus big enough to stand in, will be set out for young ones to crawl through.  Tunnel Time for toddlers and preschoolers is an informal happening that provides opportunity for developing gross motor (large muscle) skills and a relaxed setting to interact with other little ones - to build social skills and learn about taking turns.

Held on two Thursdays per month. Stop in anytime from 10:00 am to noon, in the beautifully renovated Children's Room. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT: Children's Room  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

Tunnel Time!  For ages 2 - 4. A variety of colorful nylon tunnels, and a bus big enough to stand in, will be set out for young ones to crawl through.  Tunnel Time for toddlers and preschoolers is an informal happening that provides opportunity for developing gross motor (large muscle) skills and a relaxed setting to interact with other little ones - to build social skills and learn about taking turns.

Held on two Thursdays per month. Stop in anytime from 10:00 am to noon, in the beautifully renovated Children's Room. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

 
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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.

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.

CONTACT:
  Priscilla Crane
  781.848.0405
  brref@ocln.org

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium, upper level

 
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6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
AP Exam Study Space (Teen)

Monday May 6th thru Thursday May 9th & Monday May 13th thru Thursday May 16th - 6:00-8:30pm - TEEN ROOM

Are you a teen taking an AP test this week?  Then come study in the teen room!  We’ll provide some snacks, writing stuff, computers, and there are books on studying in the stacks. 

To make sure we have enough space and snacks, Registration is required, drop-ins welcome.  

 

CONTACT: Christina  78184804054415  cdufour@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Teen Room - lower level
There are 15 spaces available.

Monday May 6th thru Thursday May 9th & Monday May 13th thru Thursday May 16th - 6:00-8:30pm - TEEN ROOM

Are you a teen taking an AP test this week?  Then come study in the teen room!  We’ll provide some snacks, writing stuff, computers, and there are books on studying in the stacks. 

To make sure we have enough space and snacks, Registration is required, drop-ins welcome.  

 

CONTACT:
  Christina
  78184804054415
  cdufour@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Teen Room - lower level

There are 15 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Health and Wellness Information Session

Join us for an amazing hour of Hope & Health. 

Are you or someone you know ready for better health?
* weight loss
* better sleep
* more confidence
* less stress
* healthier habits
* accountability
* community
* lifelong wellness

Be inspired by real stories of transformations from people just like you, who started right where you are today, with the same challenges and concepts. Learn how to achieve lifelong transformation by incorporating healthy habits into everything you do.

THIS EVENT IS FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC but RSVP is required via our Facebook Event Page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/396814427768218/

---> PARKING... please park on the street or in the Town Hall parking lot across Washington Street, per the request of Thayer Public Library. Thank you! Best, Caitlin Caitlin Jamali Certified Optavia Health & Wellness Coach Lifelong transformation, one healthy habit at a time mobile/text: 650-703-3780

CONTACT: Caitlin Jamali  650-703-3780  caitlin.jamali@gmail.com
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Join us for an amazing hour of Hope & Health. 

Are you or someone you know ready for better health?
* weight loss
* better sleep
* more confidence
* less stress
* healthier habits
* accountability
* community
* lifelong wellness

Be inspired by real stories of transformations from people just like you, who started right where you are today, with the same challenges and concepts. Learn how to achieve lifelong transformation by incorporating healthy habits into everything you do.

THIS EVENT IS FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC but RSVP is required via our Facebook Event Page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/396814427768218/

---> PARKING... please park on the street or in the Town Hall parking lot across Washington Street, per the request of Thayer Public Library. Thank you! Best, Caitlin Caitlin Jamali Certified Optavia Health & Wellness Coach Lifelong transformation, one healthy habit at a time mobile/text: 650-703-3780

CONTACT:
  Caitlin Jamali
  650.703.3780
  caitlin.jamali@gmail.com

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Scrabble

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Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through mid-June and at 6:00PM during mid-June through August.

CONTACT: Reference   781-848-0405 x4417  brref@ocln.org
LOCATION: Lower Level

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Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through mid-June and at 6:00PM during mid-June through August.

CONTACT:
  Reference 
  781.848.0405 x4417
  brref@ocln.org

LOCATION: Lower Level

Friday May 10, 2019
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Music for Infants to enjoy

 Music for Infants to enjoy!  Nicole Craven, a local music expert will lead caregivers with their babies, in  comforting and enjoyable songs. Nicole will also answer questions about music for little ones. Best for infants who are newborn up to the pre-crawling stage. Sorry, older siblings cannot be accomodated at this program. Register with Joan Rodeck - jrodeck@qcap.org or 617 657-5369. 

Funded by a grant from the Massachusetts Dept. of Early Education and CAre, from the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant, administered by Quincy Community Action Program's Quincy Braintree Family Network . Co-sponsored by Thayer Public Library.

Held at 10:00 am. Session is the last one in a series of Fridays, April 26, May 3, May 10.  "Music for infants", a sing-along with music expert Nicole Craven.

Held in the Children's Room, perhaps in the Stained Glass Tower area.

 

    
 

CONTACT: Children's Dept.  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

 Music for Infants to enjoy!  Nicole Craven, a local music expert will lead caregivers with their babies, in  comforting and enjoyable songs. Nicole will also answer questions about music for little ones. Best for infants who are newborn up to the pre-crawling stage. Sorry, older siblings cannot be accomodated at this program. Register with Joan Rodeck - jrodeck@qcap.org or 617 657-5369. 

Funded by a grant from the Massachusetts Dept. of Early Education and CAre, from the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant, administered by Quincy Community Action Program's Quincy Braintree Family Network . Co-sponsored by Thayer Public Library.

Held at 10:00 am. Session is the last one in a series of Fridays, April 26, May 3, May 10.  "Music for infants", a sing-along with music expert Nicole Craven.

Held in the Children's Room, perhaps in the Stained Glass Tower area.

 

    
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Dept.
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Block Playtime for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Join us for Block Play!  Blocks and DUPLOs will be set out at this weekly informal Play Time for toddlers and preschoolers to use, create with. Is a good opportunity for them to interact with other little ones, building social skills.

Held on Fridays 10:00 am to noon, in the beautifully renovated Children's Room. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT: Children's Room  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

Join us for Block Play!  Blocks and DUPLOs will be set out at this weekly informal Play Time for toddlers and preschoolers to use, create with. Is a good opportunity for them to interact with other little ones, building social skills.

Held on Fridays 10:00 am to noon, in the beautifully renovated Children's Room. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

Saturday May 11, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Saturday Morning Writers Group

Meet others who love to write! Share tips of the trade, and get/give encouragement and support to other area writers. The Saturday Morning Writers Group will meet monthly to talk about works in progress and the writing and publishing process. Reading from work is optional. Please register in advance to receive an automatic email reminder of the meeting.

Sponsored by the Thayer Public Library, group meetings are facilitated by a librarian. 

CONTACT: Laurie Cavanaugh  781-848-0405 x4430  lcavanaugh@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level
There are 14 spaces available.

Meet others who love to write! Share tips of the trade, and get/give encouragement and support to other area writers. The Saturday Morning Writers Group will meet monthly to talk about works in progress and the writing and publishing process. Reading from work is optional. Please register in advance to receive an automatic email reminder of the meeting.

Sponsored by the Thayer Public Library, group meetings are facilitated by a librarian. 

CONTACT:
  Laurie Cavanaugh
  781.848.0405 x4430
  lcavanaugh@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

There are 14 spaces available.

 
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1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
4H Babysitting Program (Teen)

Saturday May 11th & May 18th - 1:30-4:30pm—Logan Auditorium

2 Part Program — The goal of the 4-H babysitting Program is to prepare young people for babysitting and childcare by educating them to become capable, caring, and responsible babysitters.  Each participant will receive a Babysitter’s Certificate and ID card upon completion of the course.  Both Saturday sessions must be attended to complete the program and receive certificate. 

Topics for the Babysitter’s Training program include: child safety, first aid, emergency response, feeding, discipline, entertaining, state of child development, and the business of babysitting. 

Registration is required.  Program for grades 6-12.

 

CONTACT: Christina  781-848-0405  cdufour@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level
There are 4 spaces available.

Saturday May 11th & May 18th - 1:30-4:30pm—Logan Auditorium

2 Part Program — The goal of the 4-H babysitting Program is to prepare young people for babysitting and childcare by educating them to become capable, caring, and responsible babysitters.  Each participant will receive a Babysitter’s Certificate and ID card upon completion of the course.  Both Saturday sessions must be attended to complete the program and receive certificate. 

Topics for the Babysitter’s Training program include: child safety, first aid, emergency response, feeding, discipline, entertaining, state of child development, and the business of babysitting. 

Registration is required.  Program for grades 6-12.

 

CONTACT:
  Christina
  781.848.0405
  cdufour@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

There are 4 spaces available.

Monday May 13, 2019
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9:15 AM - 9:35 AM
Book Babies Infants - 23 months

May Book Babies will be held Mondays May 6, 13 and 20. Book Babies with Elisabeth for Infants - 23 months, and their siblings. The little ones will hear some short stories, lots of songs and meet other little ones. Start their love of books and the library early, with this fun program.

Held in the Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT: Children's Dept.  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

May Book Babies will be held Mondays May 6, 13 and 20. Book Babies with Elisabeth for Infants - 23 months, and their siblings. The little ones will hear some short stories, lots of songs and meet other little ones. Start their love of books and the library early, with this fun program.

Held in the Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Dept.
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

 
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10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Storytime ages 2 & 3

May Storytimes will be held on Mondays May 6, 13 and 20. Children, ages 2 & 3, will hear some stories, sing some songs, do some movement and a craft. (for ages 2 & 3 and their siblings, with Elisabeth).Offered at 10:00 am and 11:00 am.

Held in the beautiful new  Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT: Children's Dept.  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

May Storytimes will be held on Mondays May 6, 13 and 20. Children, ages 2 & 3, will hear some stories, sing some songs, do some movement and a craft. (for ages 2 & 3 and their siblings, with Elisabeth).Offered at 10:00 am and 11:00 am.

Held in the beautiful new  Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Dept.
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Storytime age 2 & 3

May Storytimes Series will be held on May 6. 13 and 20, with Elisabeth. Children will hear some stories, sing some songs, do some movement and a craft. For ages 2 & 3 and their siblings.Offered at 10:00 am and 11:00 am.

Held in the beautiful, new Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT: Children's Dept.  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

May Storytimes Series will be held on May 6. 13 and 20, with Elisabeth. Children will hear some stories, sing some songs, do some movement and a craft. For ages 2 & 3 and their siblings.Offered at 10:00 am and 11:00 am.

Held in the beautiful, new Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Dept.
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

 
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6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
AP Exam Study Space (Teen)

Monday May 6th thru Thursday May 9th & Monday May 13th thru Thursday May 16th - 6:00-8:30pm - TEEN ROOM

Are you a teen taking an AP test this week?  Then come study in the teen room!  We’ll provide some snacks, writing stuff, computers, and there are books on studying in the stacks. 

To make sure we have enough space and snacks, Registration is required, drop-ins welcome.  

 

CONTACT: Christina  78184804054415  cdufour@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Teen Room - lower level
There are 15 spaces available.

Monday May 6th thru Thursday May 9th & Monday May 13th thru Thursday May 16th - 6:00-8:30pm - TEEN ROOM

Are you a teen taking an AP test this week?  Then come study in the teen room!  We’ll provide some snacks, writing stuff, computers, and there are books on studying in the stacks. 

To make sure we have enough space and snacks, Registration is required, drop-ins welcome.  

 

CONTACT:
  Christina
  78184804054415
  cdufour@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Teen Room - lower level

There are 15 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Murder Mystery Party

Monday May 13th - 6:30-8:30pm -   LOGAN AUDITORIUM

One murder.  Several suspects.  Who did it?  Appetizers and refreshments will be served. 

This program is sponsored by T.A.G.

 Registration is required.

 

CONTACT: Christina Dufour  78184804054415  cdufour@braintreema.gov

Monday May 13th - 6:30-8:30pm -   LOGAN AUDITORIUM

One murder.  Several suspects.  Who did it?  Appetizers and refreshments will be served. 

This program is sponsored by T.A.G.

 Registration is required.

 

CONTACT:
  Christina Dufour
  78184804054415
  cdufour@braintreema.gov

Tuesday May 14, 2019
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Brain Health Activity

Cogniciti

CONTACT: Jordon  617-829-2998
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Cogniciti

CONTACT:
  Jordon
  617.829.2998
  

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Brain Health Activity

Cogniciti

CONTACT: Jordon  617-829-2998
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Cogniciti

CONTACT:
  Jordon
  617.829.2998
  

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Teen Tuesdays

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 in Logan Auditorium

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.

This program will meet every week after school on Tuesdays*.  

*Program will not meet TuesdayMay 28th, 2019.  

CONTACT: Christina  78184804054415  cdufour@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

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 in Logan Auditorium

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.

This program will meet every week after school on Tuesdays*.  

*Program will not meet TuesdayMay 28th, 2019.  

CONTACT:
  Christina
  78184804054415
  cdufour@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
LEGO Kids age 5 - 11

LEGO Kids! LEGOs will be available each Tuesday for the month of May, at this Afternoon program. Children can create and use their imagination. For children age 5 - 11. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT: Children's Dept  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

LEGO Kids! LEGOs will be available each Tuesday for the month of May, at this Afternoon program. Children can create and use their imagination. For children age 5 - 11. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT:
  Children's Dept
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

 
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6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
AP Exam Study Space (Teen)

Monday May 6th thru Thursday May 9th & Monday May 13th thru Thursday May 16th - 6:00-8:30pm - TEEN ROOM

Are you a teen taking an AP test this week?  Then come study in the teen room!  We’ll provide some snacks, writing stuff, computers, and there are books on studying in the stacks. 

To make sure we have enough space and snacks, Registration is required, drop-ins welcome.  

 

CONTACT: Christina  78184804054415  cdufour@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Teen Room - lower level
There are 15 spaces available.

Monday May 6th thru Thursday May 9th & Monday May 13th thru Thursday May 16th - 6:00-8:30pm - TEEN ROOM

Are you a teen taking an AP test this week?  Then come study in the teen room!  We’ll provide some snacks, writing stuff, computers, and there are books on studying in the stacks. 

To make sure we have enough space and snacks, Registration is required, drop-ins welcome.  

 

CONTACT:
  Christina
  78184804054415
  cdufour@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Teen Room - lower level

There are 15 spaces available.

 
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7:15 PM - 8:45 PM
Second Tuesday Book Club

Cover image for The last ballad : a novelThis month's book is The Last Ballard by Wiley Cash.

"Ella May Wiggins, a young mother desperately trying to hold her family together with the paltry nine dollars a week she earns from the textile mill two miles away, makes up her mind to join the labor union--a decision that will have lasting consequences for her children, her friends, her town, and all that she loves. Intertwining myriad voice, Cash brings to life the heartbreak and bravery of the now forgotten struggle of the labor movement in early twentieth-century America--and pays tribute to the thousands of heroic women and men who risked their lives to win basic rights for all workers"-- Adapted from publisher information.

New location: The Second Tuesday Book Club is now meeting in Conference Room B on the Upper Level.

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: Conference Room B

Cover image for The last ballad : a novelThis month's book is The Last Ballard by Wiley Cash.

"Ella May Wiggins, a young mother desperately trying to hold her family together with the paltry nine dollars a week she earns from the textile mill two miles away, makes up her mind to join the labor union--a decision that will have lasting consequences for her children, her friends, her town, and all that she loves. Intertwining myriad voice, Cash brings to life the heartbreak and bravery of the now forgotten struggle of the labor movement in early twentieth-century America--and pays tribute to the thousands of heroic women and men who risked their lives to win basic rights for all workers"-- Adapted from publisher information.

New location: The Second Tuesday Book Club is now meeting in Conference Room B on the Upper Level.

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: Conference Room B

Wednesday May 15, 2019
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for ages 3 - 5

 May Storytimes end today. Cathie will present some longer stories, songs, and do a craft. Best for ages 3- 5 and their siblings.

Held in the Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT: Children's Dept.  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

 May Storytimes end today. Cathie will present some longer stories, songs, and do a craft. Best for ages 3- 5 and their siblings.

Held in the Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Dept.
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

 
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
OLLI: Myth, Magic and Material Culture in New England

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

CONTACT: OLLI UMass Boston  617-287-7312  ollireg@gmail.com
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

CONTACT:
  OLLI UMass Boston
  617.287.7312
  ollireg@gmail.com

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Library Staff Meeting
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level
 
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6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
AP Exam Study Space (Teen)

Monday May 6th thru Thursday May 9th & Monday May 13th thru Thursday May 16th - 6:00-8:30pm - TEEN ROOM

Are you a teen taking an AP test this week?  Then come study in the teen room!  We’ll provide some snacks, writing stuff, computers, and there are books on studying in the stacks. 

To make sure we have enough space and snacks, Registration is required, drop-ins welcome.  

 

CONTACT: Christina  78184804054415  cdufour@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Teen Room - lower level
There are 15 spaces available.

Monday May 6th thru Thursday May 9th & Monday May 13th thru Thursday May 16th - 6:00-8:30pm - TEEN ROOM

Are you a teen taking an AP test this week?  Then come study in the teen room!  We’ll provide some snacks, writing stuff, computers, and there are books on studying in the stacks. 

To make sure we have enough space and snacks, Registration is required, drop-ins welcome.  

 

CONTACT:
  Christina
  78184804054415
  cdufour@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Teen Room - lower level

There are 15 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
South Shore Young Democrats

EBoard Meeting

CONTACT: Alex Crowley  781-738-7618
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

EBoard Meeting

CONTACT:
  Alex Crowley
  781.738.7618
  

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Thursday May 16, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Family Yoga for the Young ages 2 - 5

Family Yoga for the Young ages 2-5 and their parents and caregivers. Space is limited, so please register with the Childrens Department 781 848-0405 x4425

Stretch, laugh and have fun with certified yoga instructor and local mom Jennifer Lynn.

 

 

CONTACT: Children's Room  781-848-0405 x4425  estrachan@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room
There are 15 spaces available.

Family Yoga for the Young ages 2-5 and their parents and caregivers. Space is limited, so please register with the Childrens Department 781 848-0405 x4425

Stretch, laugh and have fun with certified yoga instructor and local mom Jennifer Lynn.

 

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  781.848.0405 x4425
  estrachan@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

There are 15 spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
OLLI: World Religions Eight Greats

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
OLLI: Introduction to Opera

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

CONTACT: OLLI UMass Boston  617-287-7312  ollireg@gmail.com
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

CONTACT:
  OLLI UMass Boston
  617.287.7312
  ollireg@gmail.com

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
AP Exam Study Space (Teen)

Monday May 6th thru Thursday May 9th & Monday May 13th thru Thursday May 16th - 6:00-8:30pm - TEEN ROOM

Are you a teen taking an AP test this week?  Then come study in the teen room!  We’ll provide some snacks, writing stuff, computers, and there are books on studying in the stacks. 

To make sure we have enough space and snacks, Registration is required, drop-ins welcome.  

 

CONTACT: Christina  78184804054415  cdufour@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Teen Room - lower level
There are 15 spaces available.

Monday May 6th thru Thursday May 9th & Monday May 13th thru Thursday May 16th - 6:00-8:30pm - TEEN ROOM

Are you a teen taking an AP test this week?  Then come study in the teen room!  We’ll provide some snacks, writing stuff, computers, and there are books on studying in the stacks. 

To make sure we have enough space and snacks, Registration is required, drop-ins welcome.  

 

CONTACT:
  Christina
  78184804054415
  cdufour@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Teen Room - lower level

There are 15 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Braintree Art Association

Demo.

CONTACT: Pepe Goodhue  781-848-4535
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Demo.

CONTACT:
  Pepe Goodhue
  781.848.4535
  

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Scrabble

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Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through mid-June and at 6:00PM during mid-June through August.

CONTACT: Reference   781-848-0405 x4417  brref@ocln.org
LOCATION: Lower Level

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Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through mid-June and at 6:00PM during mid-June through August.

CONTACT:
  Reference 
  781.848.0405 x4417
  brref@ocln.org

LOCATION: Lower Level

Friday May 17, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Block Playtime for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Join us for Block Play!  Blocks and DUPLOs will be set out at this weekly informal Play Time for toddlers and preschoolers to use, create with. Is a good opportunity for them to interact with other little ones, building social skills.

Held on Fridays 10:00 am to noon, in the beautifully renovated Children's Room. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT: Children's Room  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

Join us for Block Play!  Blocks and DUPLOs will be set out at this weekly informal Play Time for toddlers and preschoolers to use, create with. Is a good opportunity for them to interact with other little ones, building social skills.

Held on Fridays 10:00 am to noon, in the beautifully renovated Children's Room. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

Saturday May 18, 2019
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9:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Braintree Democratic Town Committee Caucus

Please join Braintree Democrats for their annual caucus to become a delgate at the state convention.

CONTACT: Kathy Tuffy  781-307-2608  kathytuffy@gmail.com
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Please join Braintree Democrats for their annual caucus to become a delgate at the state convention.

CONTACT:
  Kathy Tuffy
  781.307.2608
  kathytuffy@gmail.com

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Hold for Teen Program

Program Continuation from May 11th

Saturday May 11th & May 18th - 1:30-4:30pm—Logan Auditorium

2 Part Program — The goal of the 4-H babysitting Program is to prepare young people for babysitting and childcare by educating them to become capable, caring, and responsible babysitters.  Each participant will receive a Babysitter’s Certificate and ID card upon completion of the course.  Both Saturday sessions must be attended to complete the program and receive certificate. 

Topics for the Babysitter’s Training program include: child safety, first aid, emergency response, feeding, discipline, entertaining, state of child development, and the business of babysitting. 

Registration is required, see May 11th for start date.  Program for grades 6-12.

 

CONTACT: Christina
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Program Continuation from May 11th

Saturday May 11th & May 18th - 1:30-4:30pm—Logan Auditorium

2 Part Program — The goal of the 4-H babysitting Program is to prepare young people for babysitting and childcare by educating them to become capable, caring, and responsible babysitters.  Each participant will receive a Babysitter’s Certificate and ID card upon completion of the course.  Both Saturday sessions must be attended to complete the program and receive certificate. 

Topics for the Babysitter’s Training program include: child safety, first aid, emergency response, feeding, discipline, entertaining, state of child development, and the business of babysitting. 

Registration is required, see May 11th for start date.  Program for grades 6-12.

 

CONTACT:
  Christina 
  
  

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Sunday May 19, 2019
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Friends Concert Series 2019

WILL McMILLAN and JOE REID

Oscar Hammerstein Tribute

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

WILL McMILLAN and JOE REID

Oscar Hammerstein Tribute

CONTACT:
  Reference
  781.848.0405, x4417
  brref@ocln.org

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium, upper level

Monday May 20, 2019
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9:15 AM - 9:35 AM
Book Babies Infants - 23 months

May Book Babies will be held Mondays May 6, 13 and 20. Book Babies with Elisabeth for Infants - 23 months, and their siblings. The little ones will hear some short stories, lots of songs and meet other little ones. Start their love of books and the library early, with this fun program.

Held in the Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT: Children's Dept.  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

May Book Babies will be held Mondays May 6, 13 and 20. Book Babies with Elisabeth for Infants - 23 months, and their siblings. The little ones will hear some short stories, lots of songs and meet other little ones. Start their love of books and the library early, with this fun program.

Held in the Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Dept.
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

 
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10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Storytime ages 2 & 3

May Storytimes end today. Children, ages 2 & 3, will hear some stories, sing some songs, do some movement and a craft. (for ages 2 & 3 and their siblings, with Elisabeth).Offered at 10:00 am and 11:00 am.

Held in the beautiful new  Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT: Children's Dept.  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

May Storytimes end today. Children, ages 2 & 3, will hear some stories, sing some songs, do some movement and a craft. (for ages 2 & 3 and their siblings, with Elisabeth).Offered at 10:00 am and 11:00 am.

Held in the beautiful new  Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Dept.
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Storytime age 2 & 3

May Storytimes Series ends today. Children will hear some stories, sing some songs, do some movement and a craft. For ages 2 & 3 and their siblings.Offered at 10:00 am and 11:00 am.

Held in the beautiful, new Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT: Children's Dept.  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

May Storytimes Series ends today. Children will hear some stories, sing some songs, do some movement and a craft. For ages 2 & 3 and their siblings.Offered at 10:00 am and 11:00 am.

Held in the beautiful, new Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

    
 

CONTACT:
  Children's Dept.
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

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

This month's book is: The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness by Sy Montgomery. 

"Sy Montgomery’s joyful passion for these intelligent and fascinating creatures will have you rethinking that order of calamari."  -- Library Journal Editors' Spring Pick

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

This month's book is: The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness by Sy Montgomery. 

"Sy Montgomery’s joyful passion for these intelligent and fascinating creatures will have you rethinking that order of calamari."  -- Library Journal Editors' Spring Pick

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

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Library Trustees Meeting

Library Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting



 

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Library Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting



 

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Tuesday May 21, 2019
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2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Teen Tuesdays

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 in Logan Auditorium

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.

This program will meet every week after school on Tuesdays*.  

*Program will not meet TuesdayMay 28th, 2019.  

CONTACT: Christina  78184804054415  cdufour@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

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 in Logan Auditorium

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.

This program will meet every week after school on Tuesdays*.  

*Program will not meet TuesdayMay 28th, 2019.  

CONTACT:
  Christina
  78184804054415
  cdufour@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
LEGO Kids age 5 - 11

LEGO Kids! LEGOs will be available each Tuesday for the month of May, at this Afternoon program. Children can create and use their imagination. For children age 5 - 11. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT: Children's Dept  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

LEGO Kids! LEGOs will be available each Tuesday for the month of May, at this Afternoon program. Children can create and use their imagination. For children age 5 - 11. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT:
  Children's Dept
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

Wednesday May 22, 2019
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
OLLI: Myth, Magic and Material Culture in New England

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

CONTACT: OLLI UMass Boston  617-287-7312  ollireg@gmail.com
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

CONTACT:
  OLLI UMass Boston
  617.287.7312
  ollireg@gmail.com

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
U Make It! ages 8-11

Have fun creating at this new monthly program series, called " U Make It!' for ages 8 -11. Cathie will help get you started and bring all the supplies. Registration preferred. Click on Registration button below, or call Children's Dept. 781 848-0405 x4425.

CONTACT: Children's Dept  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium, upper level
There are 25 spaces available.

Have fun creating at this new monthly program series, called " U Make It!' for ages 8 -11. Cathie will help get you started and bring all the supplies. Registration preferred. Click on Registration button below, or call Children's Dept. 781 848-0405 x4425.

CONTACT:
  Children's Dept
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium, upper level

There are 25 spaces available.

 
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7:15 PM - 8:45 PM
The Reader's Group Book Club

 

Image result for A Gentleman from Moscow by Amor TowlesThis month's title is A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles.

"A transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel. When, in 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, the Count is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov, an indomitable man of erudition and wit, has never worked a day in his life, and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotel's doors. Unexpectedly, his reduced circumstances provide him entry into a much larger world of emotional discovery."

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

 

Image result for A Gentleman from Moscow by Amor TowlesThis month's title is A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles.

"A transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel. When, in 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, the Count is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov, an indomitable man of erudition and wit, has never worked a day in his life, and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotel's doors. Unexpectedly, his reduced circumstances provide him entry into a much larger world of emotional discovery."

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

Thursday May 23, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tunnel Time for ages 2 - 4

Tunnel Time!  For ages 2 - 4. A variety of colorful nylon tunnels, and a bus big enough to stand in, will be set out for young ones to crawl through.  Tunnel Time for toddlers and preschoolers is an informal happening that provides opportunity for developing gross motor (large muscle) skills and a relaxed setting to interact with other little ones - to build social skills and learn about taking turns.

Held on two Thursdays per month. Stop in anytime from 10:00 am to noon, in the beautifully renovated Children's Room. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT: Children's Room  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

Tunnel Time!  For ages 2 - 4. A variety of colorful nylon tunnels, and a bus big enough to stand in, will be set out for young ones to crawl through.  Tunnel Time for toddlers and preschoolers is an informal happening that provides opportunity for developing gross motor (large muscle) skills and a relaxed setting to interact with other little ones - to build social skills and learn about taking turns.

Held on two Thursdays per month. Stop in anytime from 10:00 am to noon, in the beautifully renovated Children's Room. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

 
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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
OLLI: Introduction to Opera

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

CONTACT: OLLI UMass Boston  617-287-7312  ollireg@gmail.com
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

CONTACT:
  OLLI UMass Boston
  617.287.7312
  ollireg@gmail.com

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Capital investment plan

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) are responsible for managing the Transportation assets that allow the State’s economy and its people to Flourish. The responsibilities include:

Planning,  Funding,   Designing, Constructing and Maintenance

For this to happen long-term goals for transit and sustainability must be identified. These investments are funded through the 2019-2023 Capital Investment Program (CIP) Update, which use state and federal funds to pay for long-term improvements to the transportation system.

CONTACT: Michelle Muallem  857-3689027  michellle.l.muallem@dot.state.ma.us
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) are responsible for managing the Transportation assets that allow the State’s economy and its people to Flourish. The responsibilities include:

Planning,  Funding,   Designing, Constructing and Maintenance

For this to happen long-term goals for transit and sustainability must be identified. These investments are funded through the 2019-2023 Capital Investment Program (CIP) Update, which use state and federal funds to pay for long-term improvements to the transportation system.

CONTACT:
  Michelle Muallem
  857.3689027
  michellle.l.muallem@dot.state.ma.us

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Scrabble

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Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through mid-June and at 6:00PM during mid-June through August.

CONTACT: Reference   781-848-0405 x4417  brref@ocln.org
LOCATION: Lower Level

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Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through mid-June and at 6:00PM during mid-June through August.

CONTACT:
  Reference 
  781.848.0405 x4417
  brref@ocln.org

LOCATION: Lower Level

Friday May 24, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Block Playtime for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Join us for Block Play!  Blocks and DUPLOs will be set out at this weekly informal Play Time for toddlers and preschoolers to use, create with. Is a good opportunity for them to interact with other little ones, building social skills.

Held on Fridays 10:00 am to noon, in the beautifully renovated Children's Room. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT: Children's Room  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

Join us for Block Play!  Blocks and DUPLOs will be set out at this weekly informal Play Time for toddlers and preschoolers to use, create with. Is a good opportunity for them to interact with other little ones, building social skills.

Held on Fridays 10:00 am to noon, in the beautifully renovated Children's Room. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

Saturday May 25, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Story Time ages 3-5

Storytime with Cathie. Children will hear some stories, sing some songs and make a craft. Best for ages 3 - 5 and their siblings.

Held in the beautiful new Children's Room . No sign-ups needed.

CONTACT: Children's Room  781-848-0405 x4425
LOCATION: Childrens Room

Storytime with Cathie. Children will hear some stories, sing some songs and make a craft. Best for ages 3 - 5 and their siblings.

Held in the beautiful new Children's Room . No sign-ups needed.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  781.848.0405 x4425
  

LOCATION: Childrens Room

 
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Genealogy Club

Are you interested in tracing your family's history?  Are you working on your genealogy and want to meet up with others who are working on their family trees?  Then join us at the Thayer Public Library's Genealogy Club!  All are welcome from novice to expert.  Come learn about the resources that the library has to offer. We can compare notes and stories a well as help each other with research. 

Registration is  requested, but not required.  Register online through the link below, in person at the Reference Desk, or over the phone at 781-848-0405, ext. 4417.

CONTACT: Moira Cavanagh  781-848-0405 ext 443  mcavanagh@ocln.org
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Are you interested in tracing your family's history?  Are you working on your genealogy and want to meet up with others who are working on their family trees?  Then join us at the Thayer Public Library's Genealogy Club!  All are welcome from novice to expert.  Come learn about the resources that the library has to offer. We can compare notes and stories a well as help each other with research. 

Registration is  requested, but not required.  Register online through the link below, in person at the Reference Desk, or over the phone at 781-848-0405, ext. 4417.

CONTACT:
  Moira Cavanagh
  781.848.0405 ext 443
  mcavanagh@ocln.org

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Monday May 27, 2019
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Memorial Day - Closed

Closed for Memorial Day

Tuesday May 28, 2019
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3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
LEGO Kids age 5 - 11

LEGO Kids! LEGOs will be available each Tuesday for the month of May, at this Afternoon program. Children can create and use their imagination. For children age 5 - 11. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT: Children's Dept  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

LEGO Kids! LEGOs will be available each Tuesday for the month of May, at this Afternoon program. Children can create and use their imagination. For children age 5 - 11. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT:
  Children's Dept
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Patriot Village Condo Assoc.
CONTACT: Tom Yule  508-823-2300
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium, upper level
CONTACT:
  Tom Yule
  508.823.2300
  

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium, upper level

Thursday May 30, 2019
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Retirement and Tax Planning

Free Seminar by The Quincy Group

CONTACT: Tammy Firicano   617-847-4800, x228
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Free Seminar by The Quincy Group

CONTACT:
  Tammy Firicano   
  617.847.4800, x228 
  

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
OLLI: Introduction to Opera

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

CONTACT: OLLI UMass Boston  617-287-7312  ollireg@gmail.com
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information

CONTACT:
  OLLI UMass Boston
  617.287.7312
  ollireg@gmail.com

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Scrabble

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Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through mid-June and at 6:00PM during mid-June through August.

CONTACT: Reference   781-848-0405 x4417  brref@ocln.org
LOCATION: Lower Level

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Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through mid-June and at 6:00PM during mid-June through August.

CONTACT:
  Reference 
  781.848.0405 x4417
  brref@ocln.org

LOCATION: Lower Level

Friday May 31, 2019
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Let's Get Technical!

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9:30 to 11:30 AM by appointment only

Call 781-848-0405 ext. 4417 to reserve your spot.                                                      

Learn how to get free ebooks, audiobooks, movies, magazines, & music! Learn how to use your library resources from home.  We can also assist you with the Library’s catalog and databases, searching strategies, and basic software tips.

 

 

For help with OverDrive or Hoopla please bring:                                                                                                                                 1. A fully charged and activated device   2. Power cord for the device   3. An OCLN library card and PIN   4. User IDs, passwords, and email addresses for the device (Adobe or Apple ID, Google, Amazon, etc.)   5. Headphones for eAudio files

 

 

CONTACT: Priscilla or Moira  781-848-0405, 4417  brref@ocln.org
LOCATION: Lower Level

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9:30 to 11:30 AM by appointment only

Call 781-848-0405 ext. 4417 to reserve your spot.                                                      

Learn how to get free ebooks, audiobooks, movies, magazines, & music! Learn how to use your library resources from home.  We can also assist you with the Library’s catalog and databases, searching strategies, and basic software tips.

 

 

For help with OverDrive or Hoopla please bring:                                                                                                                                 1. A fully charged and activated device   2. Power cord for the device   3. An OCLN library card and PIN   4. User IDs, passwords, and email addresses for the device (Adobe or Apple ID, Google, Amazon, etc.)   5. Headphones for eAudio files

 

 

CONTACT:
  Priscilla or Moira
  781.848.0405, 4417
  brref@ocln.org

LOCATION: Lower Level

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Block Playtime for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Join us for Block Play!  Blocks and DUPLOs will be set out at this weekly informal Play Time for toddlers and preschoolers to use, create with. Is a good opportunity for them to interact with other little ones, building social skills.

Held on Fridays 10:00 am to noon, in the beautifully renovated Children's Room. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT: Children's Room  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

Join us for Block Play!  Blocks and DUPLOs will be set out at this weekly informal Play Time for toddlers and preschoolers to use, create with. Is a good opportunity for them to interact with other little ones, building social skills.

Held on Fridays 10:00 am to noon, in the beautifully renovated Children's Room. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

Saturday June 1, 2019
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Let's Get Technical!

Image result for mobile deviceHave questions? Let us help!

9:30 to 11:30 AM by appointment only

Call 781-848-0405 ext. 4417 to reserve your spot.                                                      

Learn how to get free ebooks, audiobooks, movies, magazines, & music! Learn how to use your library resources from home.  We can also assist you with the Library’s catalog and databases, searching strategies, and basic software tips.

 

 

For help with OverDrive or Hoopla please bring:                                                                                                                                 1. A fully charged and activated device   2. Power cord for the device   3. An OCLN library card and PIN   4. User IDs, passwords, and email addresses for the device (Adobe or Apple ID, Google, Amazon, etc.)   5. Headphones for eAudio files

 

 

CONTACT: Priscilla or Moira  781-848-0405, 4417  brref@ocln.org
LOCATION: Lower Level

Image result for mobile deviceHave questions? Let us help!

9:30 to 11:30 AM by appointment only

Call 781-848-0405 ext. 4417 to reserve your spot.                                                      

Learn how to get free ebooks, audiobooks, movies, magazines, & music! Learn how to use your library resources from home.  We can also assist you with the Library’s catalog and databases, searching strategies, and basic software tips.

 

 

For help with OverDrive or Hoopla please bring:                                                                                                                                 1. A fully charged and activated device   2. Power cord for the device   3. An OCLN library card and PIN   4. User IDs, passwords, and email addresses for the device (Adobe or Apple ID, Google, Amazon, etc.)   5. Headphones for eAudio files

 

 

CONTACT:
  Priscilla or Moira
  781.848.0405, 4417
  brref@ocln.org

LOCATION: Lower Level

Tuesday June 4, 2019
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
OLLI Brown Bag Lunch Lecture

Online Travel Planning : Apps and websites

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. 

Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

CONTACT: OLLI UMass Boston  617-287-7312  ollireg@gmail.com
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Online Travel Planning : Apps and websites

This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. 

Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members. To register call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information.

CONTACT:
  OLLI UMass Boston
  617.287.7312
  ollireg@gmail.com

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Braintree Democratic Town Committee

Meeting.

CONTACT: Kathy Tuffy  781-307-2608
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Meeting.

CONTACT:
  Kathy Tuffy
  781.307.2608
  

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Thursday June 6, 2019
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Retirement and Tax Planning

Free Seminar by The Quincy Group

CONTACT: Tammy Firicano   617-847-4800, x228
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

Free Seminar by The Quincy Group

CONTACT:
  Tammy Firicano   
  617.847.4800, x228 
  

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

 
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6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Scrabble

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Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through mid-June and at 6:00PM during mid-June through August.

CONTACT: Reference   781-848-0405 x4417  brref@ocln.org
LOCATION: Lower Level

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Like to play Scrabble?

Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!

Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through mid-June and at 6:00PM during mid-June through August.

CONTACT:
  Reference 
  781.848.0405 x4417
  brref@ocln.org

LOCATION: Lower Level

Friday June 7, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Block Playtime for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Join us for Block Play!  Blocks and DUPLOs will be set out at this weekly informal Play Time for toddlers and preschoolers to use, create with. Is a good opportunity for them to interact with other little ones, building social skills.

Held on Fridays 10:00 am to noon, in the beautifully renovated Children's Room. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT: Children's Room  781 848-0405 x4425  referencedesk@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Childrens Room

Join us for Block Play!  Blocks and DUPLOs will be set out at this weekly informal Play Time for toddlers and preschoolers to use, create with. Is a good opportunity for them to interact with other little ones, building social skills.

Held on Fridays 10:00 am to noon, in the beautifully renovated Children's Room. No sign-up needed.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  781 848.0405 x4425
  referencedesk@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Childrens Room

Saturday June 8, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Saturday Morning Writers Group

Meet others who love to write! Share tips of the trade, and get/give encouragement and support to other area writers. The Saturday Morning Writers Group will meet monthly to talk about works in progress and the writing and publishing process. Reading from work is optional. Please register in advance to receive an automatic email reminder of the meeting.

Sponsored by the Thayer Public Library, group meetings are facilitated by a librarian. 

CONTACT: Laurie Cavanaugh  781-848-0405 x4430  lcavanaugh@braintreema.gov
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level
There are 14 spaces available.

Meet others who love to write! Share tips of the trade, and get/give encouragement and support to other area writers. The Saturday Morning Writers Group will meet monthly to talk about works in progress and the writing and publishing process. Reading from work is optional. Please register in advance to receive an automatic email reminder of the meeting.

Sponsored by the Thayer Public Library, group meetings are facilitated by a librarian. 

CONTACT:
  Laurie Cavanaugh
  781.848.0405 x4430
  lcavanaugh@braintreema.gov

LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level

There are 14 spaces available.

Monday June 10, 2019
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Trivia Night at the Library

Trivia Night! The theme is still to be decided. Program is geared towards adults, but teens and family teams are welcome. Register here or by calling Laurie at 781-848-0405 x4430. Register a team or get matched with a team when you arrive. We expect the reigning champions will show up to defend their title!

Fun, friendly, low-key competition with small prizes for winning teams. Sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

CONTACT: Laurie Cavanaugh  781-848-0405 x4430  lcavanaugh@ocln.org
LOCATION: Logan Auditorium - upper level