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Tuesday June 2, 2020
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Virtual American History Book Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Please join fellow history lovers as we read and discuss a wide range of works focused on the ever fascinating history of the Americas. For the month of June we will be discussing, The Apparitionists: A Tale of Phantoms, Fraud, Photography and the Man Who Captured Lincoln's Ghost by Peter Manseau.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIrcuqgqDwoHdPR7h0rpwZ_AUZi5IRY2ivU

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Facebook Live Fairy Tale Retellings
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Have you ever wondered where fairy tales all began? Want to learn about the many versions and adaptations throughout time and across cultures? Join us weekly for retellings, booklists, and movie recommendations based on the fairy tales you have come to know and love such as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and Sleeping Beauty.

Join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/worcesterpubliclibrary/

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
Wednesday June 3, 2020
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Virtual Film Discussion Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join fellow movie buffs as we discuss a diverse selection of critically-acclaimed films. All films are available on Kanopy. Adults ages 18 & up welcome.

June 3: The Farewell (Rating: PG. Running time: 1 h 40 m)
July 1: The Last Black Man in San Francisco (Rating: R. Running time: 2 h)
August 5: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape? (Rating: PG-13. Running time: 2 h 8 m)

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkduuqpzMiHNULYk852KqMsEw65Xqkj4qK

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join the meeting.
CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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DIY Crafts for Adults
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on WPL Facebook for a LIVE demo of DIY crafts.  Upcoming upcycled crafts may include candle making, dragon books, macramé wall hangings, clay gnomes, DIY old treasure map, DIY lip balm and lotion bars popsicle stick shelves, and how to paint a sunset!

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
 
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Basic Technology Help
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Get extra help with your job applications and Microsoft Word documents. Learn how to use a computer, save documents, search the Internet, access the library website, set up a library or email account, or download eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Use this link to connect with a librarian every Wednesday between 5:30-6:30 pm!

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/75410082157?pwd=ZXMrUm1LdG1RazFNQzZ4cmJFaG9rUT09&status=success

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab, Third Floor, Main Library
Thursday June 4, 2020
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Seven Bridge Writers' Collaborative - GET THE WORD OUT!
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Share your work and celebrate and support other local writers with the SBWC community.

No preregistration is required but come early to sign up.

There is a 5-minute time limit per reading

OPEN MICS begin promptly at 6:30pm

LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
Friday June 5, 2020
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Family Fun Friday: Virtual Trivia
4:00 AM - 5:00 AM

Let's kick off the weekend with a Zoom-based virtual trivia game that's fun for the whole family! Test your knowledge of math, science, pop culture, music, weird history, and more! For families with children of all ages.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYuduirqjwjGdUjrmVE7-kLm5JFRCJAMPI-

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Children's    
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Virtual Introduction to Coding: Python For Beginners
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Introduction to the world of computer programming, using the Python programming language. You will learn about expressions, variables, logic, and control structures, and use them to write simple programs. Students are expected to have a valid email address and be able to use a mouse and an internet browser such as Chrome. The email you register with must be one you will check often. Class is limited to 15 participants.

Register: Please email mfriedenthal@mywpl.org to register for the class. You will receive confirmation and further instructions on how to join the meeting once you are registered.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    mfriedenthal@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Monday June 8, 2020
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Introduction to Finding Grants
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

There are many considerations to be made when seeking funding to support your non-profit organization. This virtual workshop will provide an overview of the grant seeking process as outlined by Candid (formerly known as the Foundation Center) and will provide a look at how to use the Foundation Directory online database.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYtduCvqT0pGtP64WJdKv4iygWLht1wQtF-

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Tuesday June 9, 2020
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Virtual Romance Readers Book Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

If you love to read about love, this is the book club for you! Books for Summer 2020 will feature fantasy romance for our summer reading theme of “Imagine Your Story.” Ages 18 & up welcome.

June 9:   Reagen Through the Looking Glass by Allyson Lindt 

July 14:  Crazy Cupid Love by Amanda Heger

August 11:  How to Date Your Dragon by Molly Harper

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcvdOispz0uGtDRzu48hfNU5JpekLFiQjVb

After registering, you will receive an email with instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Steps to Starting a Business
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

If you are planning to start a business or are in the early stages of launching one, then this virtual workshop is for you. In this workshop, you will learn to: develop your business ideas and planning; consider your legal structure; discuss choosing a name and entity; learn how to obtain an employer identification number, licenses, permits and insurance. Leave the session with an A-to-Z overview and specific tools and tips that will help you get started quickly. Presented by The Center for Women & Enterprise.

Register: https://ocs.google.com/document/d/1x-_ulq3xOk0eoa7SC1oYcg1xRsppZFbGvjAOeq2NQ0E/edit

CONTACT:  Center for Women & Enterprise  (508) 363-2300  
 
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Facebook Live Fairy Tale Retellings
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Have you ever wondered where fairy tales all began? Want to learn about the many versions and adaptations throughout time and across cultures? Join us weekly for retellings, booklists, and movie recommendations based on the fairy tales you have come to know and love such as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and Sleeping Beauty.

Join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/worcesterpubliclibrary/

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
 
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SCORE Small Business Counseling
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Schedule a one-hour session with a SCORE counselor for assistance with planning a small business. Virtual meetings or phone consultations available.

CONTACT:  Dan Ekberg  508-648-1251  daniel.ekberg@scorevolunteer.org
Wednesday June 10, 2020
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Virtual Cookbook Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join fellow home cooks for a discussion of recipes from popular cookbooks.  Choose any recipe to prepare and we'll talk about our ­chosen recipes, ingredients, our favorite substitutions, and other foodie topics.

June 10:  Half The Sugar, All The Love, A Cookbook for Cutting Sugar by Jennifer Tyler Lee and Anisha Patel
July 8: The World Eats Here by John Wang and Storm Garner
August 12: Eat For The Planet Cookbook by Gene Stone and Nil Zacharias

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkc-mppz4jG9U0eYod3KnfgcP1DJ9MWfav

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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DIY Crafts for Adults
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on WPL Facebook for a LIVE demo of DIY crafts.  Upcoming upcycled crafts may include candle making, dragon books, macramé wall hangings, clay gnomes, DIY old treasure map, DIY lip balm and lotion bars popsicle stick shelves, and how to paint a sunset!

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
 
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Basic Technology Help
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Get extra help with your job applications and Microsoft Word documents. Learn how to use a computer, save documents, search the Internet, access the library website, set up a library or email account, or download eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Use this link to connect with a librarian every Wednesday between 5:30-6:30 pm!

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/75410082157?pwd=ZXMrUm1LdG1RazFNQzZ4cmJFaG9rUT09&status=success

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab, Third Floor, Main Library
Friday June 12, 2020
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Introduction to HTML and CSS
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Learn to create a simple web page using HTML and CSS.  In this course you will learn the basics of HTML and CSS by turning your resume into a web page.  Bring your own resume, or follow along with a sample. This is a two week session. Basic knowledge of computers and a valid email address are required.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIuc--vrTMoHd3H6vdjt45xBhAcnFIAB7yi

Once you register, you will receive further notification on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    bizaurralde@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Virtual Introduction to Coding: Python For Beginners
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Introduction to the world of computer programming, using the Python programming language. You will learn about expressions, variables, logic, and control structures, and use them to write simple programs. Students are expected to have a valid email address and be able to use a mouse and an internet browser such as Chrome. The email you register with must be one you will check often. Class is limited to 15 participants.

Register: Please email mfriedenthal@mywpl.org to register for the class. You will receive confirmation and further instructions on how to join the meeting once you are registered.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    mfriedenthal@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Saturday June 13, 2020
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Getting Started with eBooks, Audiobooks and Movies
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Learn about all available library resources you can use to download free eBooks, audiobooks, video and music to your computer, eReader or Smartphone.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrc--tqTwuHdaEUB0yUOBS3KYPO0LipjJs

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Virtual Nutrition Classes with Judy Palken: The Art of Fruit
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

What is it about berries that is so good for us? Do apples provide more than just fiber? Come discover the amazing health benefits of fruit, and join in the conversation about creative and fun ways to use bananas, cherries, and all the rest. Also enjoy beautiful paintings of fruit.

Presented by Judy Palken, MNS, RD, LDN. Judy is a registered dietitian who provides the information and guidance to help you make effective and healthful dietary changes.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYuceqprTwjH9clgs4rrJN-DaIYPKMFGW-y

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

This project has been funded in whole or in part with federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, under Cooperative Agreement UG4LM012347-01 with the University of Massachusetts, Worcester.

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Tuesday June 16, 2020
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Virtual Science Fiction Book Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

We love to talk about spaceships, aliens, first contact, artificial intelligence, and alternate history. This month we will discuss, The Genius Plague by David Walton.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0kcemupj4pEtSgK1gK-2cowIPpHFzUeHAj

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Business Plan Basics Webinar
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

This virtual workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan. Topics include: why you need to write a business plan, an overview of each section of a business plan, research and writing tips, and resources for help and support. A sample business plan template will be provided to get you started. Presented by The Center for Women & Enterprise.

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cwe-central-ma-business-plan-basics-tickets-105418796458

CONTACT:  Center for Women & Enterprise  508-363-2300  Info.CentralMA@CWEonline.org
 
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Facebook Live Fairy Tale Retellings
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Have you ever wondered where fairy tales all began? Want to learn about the many versions and adaptations throughout time and across cultures? Join us weekly for retellings, booklists, and movie recommendations based on the fairy tales you have come to know and love such as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and Sleeping Beauty.

Join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/worcesterpubliclibrary/

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
Wednesday June 17, 2020
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Virtual Short Stories Book Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us to read and discuss classics in the short story genre.

June 17: “Harvey’s Dream” by Stephen King
July 15: “Puppy” by George Saunders
August 19: “Bartleby the Scrivener” by Herman Melville

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUocuqsrDoiGdbmXvXXMEG4taZ3yVEA8a4Q

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Meeting    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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DIY Crafts for Adults
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on WPL Facebook for a LIVE demo of DIY crafts.  Upcoming upcycled crafts may include candle making, dragon books, macramé wall hangings, clay gnomes, DIY old treasure map, DIY lip balm and lotion bars popsicle stick shelves, and how to paint a sunset!

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
 
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Basic Technology Help
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Get extra help with your job applications and Microsoft Word documents. Learn how to use a computer, save documents, search the Internet, access the library website, set up a library or email account, or download eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Use this link to connect with a librarian every Wednesday between 5:30-6:30 pm!

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/75410082157?pwd=ZXMrUm1LdG1RazFNQzZ4cmJFaG9rUT09&status=success

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab, Third Floor, Main Library
 
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WPL Foundation Executive Committee Meeting
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
CONTACT:  Christine Murray    
LOCATION: Dr. John Green Room.
Thursday June 18, 2020
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Outstanding Origami
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Learn how to fold beautiful origami creations via Zoom! Origami, the traditional Japanese art of paper folding is a fun way to be creative and show off those craft skills. For ages 13 and older. Younger ages welcome if accompanied by a grownup. Supplies needed: at least 2 pieces of origami paper preferred but square-shaped pieces of paper will work!

June 18: Birds
July 16: Flowers
August 20: Creatures

Registerhttps://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEsduCtrzgqGtQJQ_jXmgcW3hxBW7KWmuTH

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Friday June 19, 2020
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Introduction to HTML and CSS
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Learn to create a simple web page using HTML and CSS.  In this course you will learn the basics of HTML and CSS by turning your resume into a web page.  Bring your own resume, or follow along with a sample. This is a two week session.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIuc--vrTMoHd3H6vdjt45xBhAcnFIAB7yi

Once you register, you will receive further notification on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    bizaurralde@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Saturday June 20, 2020
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Getting Started with eBooks, Audiobooks and Movies
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Learn about all available library resources you can use to download free eBooks, audiobooks, video and music to your computer, eReader or Smartphone.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrc--tqTwuHdaEUB0yUOBS3KYPO0LipjJs

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Imagine That! Virtual Summer Reading Kickoff with Davis Bates
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Join us on Zoom from 11-12 for a celebration of song and story with Parents’ Choice Award-winning performer Davis Bates. Hear how stars came to be in the sky, how foam came to be in the ocean, and be prepared to sing along and clap your hands. Appropriate for ages 8 and up.


Stay with us after the program from 12-1 to register for our summer reading program, sign up for WPL summer programs and classes, check out or download e-books,  and connect with your community.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcsf--grjIrHt3KvvVdrrrcbkf2EiQI51VO

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Program courtesy of our Summer Reading Program sponsors

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Virtual Writing Workshop with Leslie-Ann Murray: Jump Start Your Writing
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Do you struggle with developing a great character for your story? Do you struggle to write the next scene? The perfect setting for your story? Through various writing prompts, this emerging writers' workshop will provide you with practical tools to establish your writing practice, so you can stop struggling with incomplete drafts and start writing. 

Leslie-Ann Murray is a writer from Trinidad and Tobago. She’s currently living in Hardwick, MA. Before living in this small countrified town, she lived in Paris, Bangladesh, Beijing, and South Africa. Leslie-Ann Murray is currently working on her first novel collection, “This has Made Us Beautiful.” She has taught writing all over the world and hosts a monthly book review show – Brown Girl Book Lover.

 
Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting. 
CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Creating Your Family Tree: An Introduction to Research, Records and Resources for Genealogists
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Have you always wanted to explore your family history and not had the time to do it? Join us on Zoom for a brief overview on how to get started. Emphasis will be on resources available through the Worcester Public Library.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwpf-6hqTktGdLgQq8CshatOsYXXo0preUQ

 
CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Monday June 22, 2020
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Morningstar Investment Research Center
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Research is key to making informed choices when it comes to investing, and Worcester Public Library has a subscription to the Morningstar Investment Research Center database that you can use to learn more about companies, ETF’s, and stock and bond mutual funds. You can access Morningstar remotely from home for free using your WPL card. This one-hour class will provide an overview of the tools and features of this database.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcvce6tpzguHtzb_Du7vy8td6iYEhqLmvOI 

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Tuesday June 23, 2020
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Virtual Great American Read Book Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

June 23: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
July 28: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
August 25: Watchers by Dean Koontz

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYvfu2uqT8qG9MZJin69v8RI2ZFQCmcGR66

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Facebook Live Fairy Tale Retellings
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Have you ever wondered where fairy tales all began? Want to learn about the many versions and adaptations throughout time and across cultures? Join us weekly for retellings, booklists, and movie recommendations based on the fairy tales you have come to know and love such as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and Sleeping Beauty.

Join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/worcesterpubliclibrary/

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
 
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Virtual Introduction to Coding: Python For Beginners
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Introduction to the world of computer programming, using the Python programming language. You will learn about expressions, variables, logic, and control structures, and use them to write simple programs. Students are expected to have a valid email address and be able to use a mouse and an internet browser such as Chrome. The email you register with must be one you will check often. Class is limited to 15 participants.

Register: Link to register will be made available two weeks before session begins (June 9th). Thank you!

CONTACT:  Reference Department    mfriedenthal@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Wednesday June 24, 2020
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Murder by the Book Mystery Book Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Whodunit? That's what we'll find out at our new Murder by the Book Mystery Book Club! From cozies to noir to everything in between, we'll discuss a different type of mystery every month.

June 24: The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
July 22: Too Many Crooks Spoil the Broth by Tamar Myers
August 26: Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMpcu6qqj0oGd0f2ZELSEpAp4Ojxsoi--Qv

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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DIY Crafts for Adults
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on WPL Facebook for a LIVE demo of DIY crafts.  Upcoming upcycled crafts may include candle making, dragon books, macramé wall hangings, clay gnomes, DIY old treasure map, DIY lip balm and lotion bars popsicle stick shelves, and how to paint a sunset!

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
 
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WPL Finance Committee Meeting
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CONTACT:  Cara Stone    
LOCATION: Oak Room
 
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WPL Board Meeting
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
CONTACT:  Cara Stone    
LOCATION: Dr. John Green Room.
 
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Basic Technology Help
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Get extra help with your job applications and Microsoft Word documents. Learn how to use a computer, save documents, search the Internet, access the library website, set up a library or email account, or download eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Use this link to connect with a librarian every Wednesday between 5:30-6:30 pm!

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/75410082157?pwd=ZXMrUm1LdG1RazFNQzZ4cmJFaG9rUT09&status=success

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab, Third Floor, Main Library
Saturday June 27, 2020
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Getting Started with eBooks, Audiobooks and Movies
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Learn about all available library resources you can use to download free eBooks, audiobooks, video and music to your computer, eReader or Smartphone.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrc--tqTwuHdaEUB0yUOBS3KYPO0LipjJs

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Virtual Cooking Class with Chef Kim: Cooking Myths
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Have you ever been told "you must rinse your pasta when it's done, or add salt to the water- it boils faster"? These and many other culinary shoulds and shouldn'ts will be discussed as we talk about what really works ( or doesn't) and more importantly why. Join Chef Youkstetter as we uncover the truth behind this culinary folklore. Cooking demo included.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkduyurj4vG9cly5CtjZMhH59tRBTObHvK

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

This project has been funded in whole or in part with federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, under Cooperative Agreement UG4LM012347-01 with the University of Massachusetts, Worcester.

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Tuesday June 30, 2020
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Facebook Live Fairy Tale Retellings
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Have you ever wondered where fairy tales all began? Want to learn about the many versions and adaptations throughout time and across cultures? Join us weekly for retellings, booklists, and movie recommendations based on the fairy tales you have come to know and love such as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and Sleeping Beauty.

Join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/worcesterpubliclibrary/

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
Wednesday July 1, 2020
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Virtual Film Discussion Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join fellow movie buffs as we discuss a diverse selection of critically-acclaimed films. All films are available on Kanopy. Adults ages 18 & up welcome.

June 3: The Farewell (Rating: PG. Running time: 1 h 40 m)
July 1: The Last Black Man in San Francisco (Rating: R. Running time: 2 h)
August 5: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape? (Rating: PG-13. Running time: 2 h 8 m)

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkduuqpzMiHNULYk852KqMsEw65Xqkj4qK

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join the meeting.
CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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DIY Crafts for Adults
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on WPL Facebook for a LIVE demo of DIY crafts.  Upcoming upcycled crafts may include candle making, dragon books, macramé wall hangings, clay gnomes, DIY old treasure map, DIY lip balm and lotion bars popsicle stick shelves, and how to paint a sunset!

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
 
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Basic Technology Help
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Get extra help with your job applications and Microsoft Word documents. Learn how to use a computer, save documents, search the Internet, access the library website, set up a library or email account, or download eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Use this link to connect with a librarian every Wednesday between 5:30-6:30 pm!

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/75410082157?pwd=ZXMrUm1LdG1RazFNQzZ4cmJFaG9rUT09&status=success

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab, Third Floor, Main Library
Thursday July 2, 2020
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Greendale Crime Watch
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
Tuesday July 7, 2020
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Virtual American History Book Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Please join our ongoing book discussion group focused on American history. 

July 7: A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America by Ronald Takaki

August 4: And Their Children After Them by Dale Maharidge and Michael Williamson

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0scuqgrjwsHdF76m1kaOqmPpGn2ul8vF3r

After registering, you will receive an email with instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Facebook Live Fairy Tale Retellings
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Have you ever wondered where fairy tales all began? Want to learn about the many versions and adaptations throughout time and across cultures? Join us weekly for retellings, booklists, and movie recommendations based on the fairy tales you have come to know and love such as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and Sleeping Beauty.

Join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/worcesterpubliclibrary/

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
 
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Virtual Introduction to Coding: Python For Beginners
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Introduction to the world of computer programming, using the Python programming language. You will learn about expressions, variables, logic, and control structures, and use them to write simple programs. Students are expected to have a valid email address and be able to use a mouse and an internet browser such as Chrome. The email you register with must be one you will check often. Class is limited to 15 participants.

Register: Link to register will be made available two weeks before session begins (June 9th). Thank you!

CONTACT:  Reference Department    mfriedenthal@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Wednesday July 8, 2020
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Virtual Cookbook Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join fellow home cooks for a discussion of recipes from popular cookbooks.  Choose any recipe to prepare and we'll talk about our ­chosen recipes, ingredients, our favorite substitutions, and other foodie topics.

June 10:  Half The Sugar, All The Love, A Cookbook for Cutting Sugar by Jennifer Tyler Lee and Anisha Patel
July 8: The World Eats Here by John Wang and Storm Garner
August 12: Eat For The Planet Cookbook by Gene Stone and Nil Zacharias

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkc-mppz4jG9U0eYod3KnfgcP1DJ9MWfav

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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DIY Crafts for Adults
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on WPL Facebook for a LIVE demo of DIY crafts.  Upcoming upcycled crafts may include candle making, dragon books, macramé wall hangings, clay gnomes, DIY old treasure map, DIY lip balm and lotion bars popsicle stick shelves, and how to paint a sunset!

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
 
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Basic Technology Help
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Get extra help with your job applications and Microsoft Word documents. Learn how to use a computer, save documents, search the Internet, access the library website, set up a library or email account, or download eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Use this link to connect with a librarian every Wednesday between 5:30-6:30 pm!

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/75410082157?pwd=ZXMrUm1LdG1RazFNQzZ4cmJFaG9rUT09&status=success

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab, Third Floor, Main Library
Friday July 10, 2020
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Introduction to HTML and CSS
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Learn to create a simple web page using HTML and CSS.  In this course you will learn the basics of HTML and CSS by turning your resume into a web page.  Bring your own resume, or follow along with a sample. This is a two week session. Basic knowledge of computers and a valid email address are required.

Register:https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZModOupqTsqHtcGoTwBJhJR8FiFNZ4I1C6s

Once you register, you will receive further notification on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    bizaurralde@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Saturday July 11, 2020
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Getting Started with eBooks, Audiobooks and Movies
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Learn about all available library resources you can use to download free eBooks, audiobooks, video and music to your computer, eReader or Smartphone.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrc--tqTwuHdaEUB0yUOBS3KYPO0LipjJs

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Virtual Author Talk with Amanda Heger: The (Not So) Mythical Happily Ever After
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Romantic comedy author Amanda Heger will introduce you to the world of Gold Lea, California--where the Descendants of Greek gods are real and walk among us. We'll also chat about the publishing industry, why happily ever afters are more important than ever, and you'll get a super sneak peak of Amanda's next book.

Amanda Heger is a writer, attorney, and bookworm. She lives in Maryland with her unruly rescue dogs and a husband who encourages her delusions of grandeur. She strongly believes Amy Poehler is her soul mate, and one of her life goals is to adopt a pig and name it Ron Swineson.

Register:   https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rduCorDsqGtQycxhLibJ0JLB8E57xs7_k

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Program courtesy of our Summer Reading Program sponsors

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Virtual Nutrition Classes with Judy Palken: Nutrition Mythology
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

What should you think when you hear the latest great news about a particular food ingredient? Do you need to take supplements to protect your health? Join us to learn about these and other food and nutrition trends - be a better consumer, don't fall for the myths!

Presented by Judy Palken, MNS, RD, LDN. Judy is a registered dietitian who provides the information and guidance to help you make effective and healthful dietary changes.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctfuGqrDoiHtV79gKCnn8sYI1qWINstPMV

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

This project has been funded in whole or in part with federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, under Cooperative Agreement UG4LM012347-01 with the University of Massachusetts, Worcester.

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Monday July 13, 2020
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Introduction to Finding Grants
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

There are many considerations to be made when seeking funding to support your non-profit organization. This virtual workshop will provide an overview of the grant seeking process as outlined by Candid (formerly known as the Foundation Center) and will provide a look at how to use the Foundation Directory online database.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYtduCvqT0pGtP64WJdKv4iygWLht1wQtF-

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Tuesday July 14, 2020
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Virtual Romance Readers Book Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

If you love to read about love, this is the book club for you! Books for Summer 2020 will feature fantasy romance for our summer reading theme of “Imagine Your Story.” Ages 18 & up welcome.

June 9:   Reagen Through the Looking Glass by Allyson Lindt 

July 14:  Crazy Cupid Love by Amanda Heger

August 11:  How to Date Your Dragon by Molly Harper

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcvdOispz0uGtDRzu48hfNU5JpekLFiQjVb

After registering, you will receive an email with instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Facebook Live Fairy Tale Retellings
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Have you ever wondered where fairy tales all began? Want to learn about the many versions and adaptations throughout time and across cultures? Join us weekly for retellings, booklists, and movie recommendations based on the fairy tales you have come to know and love such as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and Sleeping Beauty.

Join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/worcesterpubliclibrary/

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
 
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SCORE Small Business Counseling
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Schedule a one-hour session with a SCORE counselor for assistance with planning a small business. Virtual meetings or phone consultations available.

CONTACT:  Dan Ekberg  508-648-1251  daniel.ekberg@scorevolunteer.org
Wednesday July 15, 2020
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Virtual Short Stories Book Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us to read and discuss classics in the short story genre.

June 17: “Harvey’s Dream” by Stephen King
July 15: “Puppy” by George Saunders
August 19: “Bartleby the Scrivener” by Herman Melville

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUocuqsrDoiGdbmXvXXMEG4taZ3yVEA8a4Q

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Meeting    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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DIY Crafts for Adults
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on WPL Facebook for a LIVE demo of DIY crafts.  Upcoming upcycled crafts may include candle making, dragon books, macramé wall hangings, clay gnomes, DIY old treasure map, DIY lip balm and lotion bars popsicle stick shelves, and how to paint a sunset!

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
 
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Basic Technology Help
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Get extra help with your job applications and Microsoft Word documents. Learn how to use a computer, save documents, search the Internet, access the library website, set up a library or email account, or download eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Use this link to connect with a librarian every Wednesday between 5:30-6:30 pm!

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/75410082157?pwd=ZXMrUm1LdG1RazFNQzZ4cmJFaG9rUT09&status=success

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab, Third Floor, Main Library
 
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WPL Foundation Board Meeting
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
CONTACT:  Christine Murray    
LOCATION: Dr. John Green Room.
Thursday July 16, 2020
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Outstanding Origami
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Learn how to fold beautiful origami creations via Zoom! Origami, the traditional Japanese art of paper folding is a fun way to be creative and show off those craft skills. For ages 13 and older. Younger ages welcome if accompanied by a grownup. Supplies needed: at least 2 pieces of origami paper preferred but square-shaped pieces of paper will work!

June 18: Birds
July 16: Flowers
August 20: Creatures

Registerhttps://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEsduCtrzgqGtQJQ_jXmgcW3hxBW7KWmuTH

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Friday July 17, 2020
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Introduction to HTML and CSS
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Learn to create a simple web page using HTML and CSS.  In this course you will learn the basics of HTML and CSS by turning your resume into a web page.  Bring your own resume, or follow along with a sample. This is a two week session.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIuc--vrTMoHd3H6vdjt45xBhAcnFIAB7yi

Once you register, you will receive further notification on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    bizaurralde@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Saturday July 18, 2020
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Getting Started with eBooks, Audiobooks and Movies
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Learn about all available library resources you can use to download free eBooks, audiobooks, video and music to your computer, eReader or Smartphone.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrc--tqTwuHdaEUB0yUOBS3KYPO0LipjJs

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Virtual Author Talk with Former Police Chief Gary Gemme: When Summer Turns to Fall
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Mr. Gemme will talk about his most recent novel, When Summer Turns To Fall, and will answer questions from the audience.

Gary Gemme is a veteran of the US Navy, a graduate of the FBI National Academy, and the retired police chief for the City of Worcester. He is the author of two novels. His first, Margaret’s Dove, published in 2018 won the silver medal in the 31st annual Independent Book Publishers Association Benjamin Franklin Award in the category: Bill Fisher Award for Best First Novel. Gary’s second book, When Summer Turns To Fall, was published in January of 2020.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlcOivpzMoGNUL4OfAdTQ631wHct2b-TET

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Virtual Writing Workshop with Mandi Lynn
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

This workshop will walk you through the plot structure of a page-turning novel. It will use the classic technique of “beat sheets” to write a three act story using the “Save the Cat” method, a widely established story-telling technique in the writing community. 

Author, YouTuber, and cover designer, Mandi Lynn published her first novel when she was seventeen. The author of Essence, I am Mercy and She’s Not Here, Mandi continues to create YouTube videos to help other writers achieve their dreams and is the owner of Stone Ridge Books, a company that helps authors bring their books to life through cover design and digital book marketing.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIlde6tpzwuG9Kej8edXOqiS7cdLazyXBxj

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join the meeting.

Program courtesy of our Summer Reading Program sponsors

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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From Birth to Death: Finding and Using Vital Records in Genealogy Research
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Vital records are the single most important resource for genealogists everywhere.  Join us on Zoom as we learn how to locate and use these essential resources. Emphasis will be on resources available at the Worcester Public Library.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwvfuuopzIqHt0nQEQc_HGXg7Md3iqHmyeZ

 
CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Tuesday July 21, 2020
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Virtual Science Fiction Book Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Do you like reading about spaceships, parallel worlds, aliens, telepathy, time travel or droids? Join us to discuss great SF & Fantasy fiction. Ages 16 and up welcome.

July 21: In the Company of Thieves by Kage Baker
August 18: The Colors of Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZItfu6uqj0uHNFGxnKcoO3mjuTTQhxYMlw-

Once registered, you will receive an email with instructions on how to join the meeting.

 

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Facebook Live Fairy Tale Retellings
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Have you ever wondered where fairy tales all began? Want to learn about the many versions and adaptations throughout time and across cultures? Join us weekly for retellings, booklists, and movie recommendations based on the fairy tales you have come to know and love such as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and Sleeping Beauty.

Join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/worcesterpubliclibrary/

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
 
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Virtual Introduction to Coding: Python For Beginners
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Introduction to the world of computer programming, using the Python programming language. You will learn about expressions, variables, logic, and control structures, and use them to write simple programs. Students are expected to have a valid email address and be able to use a mouse and an internet browser such as Chrome. The email you register with must be one you will check often. Class is limited to 15 participants.

Register: Link to register will be made available two weeks before session begins (June 9th). Thank you!

CONTACT:  Reference Department    mfriedenthal@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Wednesday July 22, 2020
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Murder by the Book Mystery Book Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Whodunit? That's what we'll find out at our new Murder by the Book Mystery Book Club! From cozies to noir to everything in between, we'll discuss a different type of mystery every month.

June 24: The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
July 22: Too Many Crooks Spoil the Broth by Tamar Myers
August 26: Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMpcu6qqj0oGd0f2ZELSEpAp4Ojxsoi--Qv

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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DIY Crafts for Adults
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on WPL Facebook for a LIVE demo of DIY crafts.  Upcoming upcycled crafts may include candle making, dragon books, macramé wall hangings, clay gnomes, DIY old treasure map, DIY lip balm and lotion bars popsicle stick shelves, and how to paint a sunset!

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
 
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Basic Technology Help
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Get extra help with your job applications and Microsoft Word documents. Learn how to use a computer, save documents, search the Internet, access the library website, set up a library or email account, or download eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Use this link to connect with a librarian every Wednesday between 5:30-6:30 pm!

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/75410082157?pwd=ZXMrUm1LdG1RazFNQzZ4cmJFaG9rUT09&status=success

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab, Third Floor, Main Library
Saturday July 25, 2020
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Getting Started with eBooks, Audiobooks and Movies
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Learn about all available library resources you can use to download free eBooks, audiobooks, video and music to your computer, eReader or Smartphone.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrc--tqTwuHdaEUB0yUOBS3KYPO0LipjJs

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Research Your Family Legends
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Have you always been told that you had an ancestor come over on the Mayflower? Does family lore suggest that you are descended from royalty? Is there a family legend about an infamous ancestor who was a Wild West lawbreaker? Learn tips and tricks to conduct local history and genealogy research to confirm the truth behind these family stories, or disprove them as tall-tales.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAqdO6tqTspHdak60xoE3iohhJfgVVCW5nf

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Virtual Cooking Class with Colin: Healthy and Amazing Sauces
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

A great sauce is the secret to making healthy foods taste delicious! In this class we'll learn how to make four different tasty sauces for hearty and heart-healthy bowl meals using fresh, whole-food ingredients. Right now many people are trying to find uses for pantry items like beans and grains and these delicious sauces are a versatile way to put those pantry items to use!

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYlc-utqjspH9ySDS8x0H3d9mXCS_6tmSK8

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

This project has been funded in whole or in part with federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, under Cooperative Agreement UG4LM012347-01 with the University of Massachusetts, Worcester.

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Monday July 27, 2020
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Morningstar Investment Research Center
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Research is key to making informed choices when it comes to investing, and Worcester Public Library has a subscription to the Morningstar Investment Research Center database that you can use to learn more about companies, ETF’s, and stock and bond mutual funds. You can access Morningstar remotely from home for free using your WPL card. This one-hour class will provide an overview of the tools and features of this database.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcvce6tpzguHtzb_Du7vy8td6iYEhqLmvOI 

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Tuesday July 28, 2020
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Virtual Great American Read Book Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

June 23: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
July 28: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
August 25: Watchers by Dean Koontz

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYvfu2uqT8qG9MZJin69v8RI2ZFQCmcGR66

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Facebook Live Fairy Tale Retellings
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Have you ever wondered where fairy tales all began? Want to learn about the many versions and adaptations throughout time and across cultures? Join us weekly for retellings, booklists, and movie recommendations based on the fairy tales you have come to know and love such as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and Sleeping Beauty.

Join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/worcesterpubliclibrary/

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
 
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Virtual Introduction to Coding: Python For Beginners
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Introduction to the world of computer programming, using the Python programming language. You will learn about expressions, variables, logic, and control structures, and use them to write simple programs. Students are expected to have a valid email address and be able to use a mouse and an internet browser such as Chrome. The email you register with must be one you will check often. Class is limited to 15 participants.

Register: Link to register will be made available two weeks before session begins (June 9th). Thank you!

CONTACT:  Reference Department    mfriedenthal@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Wednesday July 29, 2020
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DIY Crafts for Adults
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on WPL Facebook for a LIVE demo of DIY crafts.  Upcoming upcycled crafts may include candle making, dragon books, macramé wall hangings, clay gnomes, DIY old treasure map, DIY lip balm and lotion bars popsicle stick shelves, and how to paint a sunset!

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
 
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Basic Technology Help
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Get extra help with your job applications and Microsoft Word documents. Learn how to use a computer, save documents, search the Internet, access the library website, set up a library or email account, or download eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Use this link to connect with a librarian every Wednesday between 5:30-6:30 pm!

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/75410082157?pwd=ZXMrUm1LdG1RazFNQzZ4cmJFaG9rUT09&status=success

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab, Third Floor, Main Library
Saturday August 1, 2020
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Getting Started with eBooks, Audiobooks and Movies
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Learn about all available library resources you can use to download free eBooks, audiobooks, video and music to your computer, eReader or Smartphone.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrc--tqTwuHdaEUB0yUOBS3KYPO0LipjJs

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Tales from a Pandemic: Talking about Stories of Deadly Disease
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

From zombies to the black death to post-apocalyptic fiction, writers have been telling stories about the potential effects of contagion for a very long time, and readers have devoured them. Ever wonder why we find these stories so intriguing? Please grab your favorite story and join our panel on Zoom for a discussion of these timely tales and what they mean for us as we face the future. Check out the book list on our website for some suggestions.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUvdu2grjoiGdHBrZz1ULVyv3Gumv8H7wHK

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Virtual Nutrition Classes with Judy Palken: The Art of Vegetables
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Vegetables are essential for health, and most of us don't eat nearly enough of them! Find out what makes them nutritional superstars, and how we can easily increase our vegetable consumption. Also enjoy beautiful paintings of vegetables.

Presented by Judy Palken, MNS, RD, LDN. Judy is a registered dietitian who provides the information and guidance to help you make effective and healthful dietary changes.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMtdu-vqTItGdQS0_Ev6hvfcT_sgBgm6Vzb

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

This project has been funded in whole or in part with federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, under Cooperative Agreement UG4LM012347-01 with the University of Massachusetts, Worcester.

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Tuesday August 4, 2020
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Virtual American History Book Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Please join our ongoing book discussion group focused on American history. 

July 7: A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America by Ronald Takaki

August 4: And Their Children After Them by Dale Maharidge and Michael Williamson

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0scuqgrjwsHdF76m1kaOqmPpGn2ul8vF3r

After registering, you will receive an email with instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Facebook Live Fairy Tale Retellings
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Have you ever wondered where fairy tales all began? Want to learn about the many versions and adaptations throughout time and across cultures? Join us weekly for retellings, booklists, and movie recommendations based on the fairy tales you have come to know and love such as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and Sleeping Beauty.

Join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/worcesterpubliclibrary/

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
 
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Virtual Introduction to Coding: Python For Beginners
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Introduction to the world of computer programming, using the Python programming language. You will learn about expressions, variables, logic, and control structures, and use them to write simple programs. Students are expected to have a valid email address and be able to use a mouse and an internet browser such as Chrome. The email you register with must be one you will check often. Class is limited to 15 participants.

Register: Link to register will be made available two weeks before session begins (June 9th). Thank you!

CONTACT:  Reference Department    mfriedenthal@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Wednesday August 5, 2020
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Virtual Film Discussion Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join fellow movie buffs as we discuss a diverse selection of critically-acclaimed films. All films are available on Kanopy. Adults ages 18 & up welcome.

June 3: The Farewell (Rating: PG. Running time: 1 h 40 m)
July 1: The Last Black Man in San Francisco (Rating: R. Running time: 2 h)
August 5: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape? (Rating: PG-13. Running time: 2 h 8 m)

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkduuqpzMiHNULYk852KqMsEw65Xqkj4qK

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join the meeting.
CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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DIY Crafts for Adults
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on WPL Facebook for a LIVE demo of DIY crafts.  Upcoming upcycled crafts may include candle making, dragon books, macramé wall hangings, clay gnomes, DIY old treasure map, DIY lip balm and lotion bars popsicle stick shelves, and how to paint a sunset!

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
 
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Basic Technology Help
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Get extra help with your job applications and Microsoft Word documents. Learn how to use a computer, save documents, search the Internet, access the library website, set up a library or email account, or download eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Use this link to connect with a librarian every Wednesday between 5:30-6:30 pm!

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/75410082157?pwd=ZXMrUm1LdG1RazFNQzZ4cmJFaG9rUT09&status=success

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab, Third Floor, Main Library
Thursday August 6, 2020
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Greendale Crime Watch
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
Saturday August 8, 2020
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Getting Started with eBooks, Audiobooks and Movies
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Learn about all available library resources you can use to download free eBooks, audiobooks, video and music to your computer, eReader or Smartphone.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrc--tqTwuHdaEUB0yUOBS3KYPO0LipjJs

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Monday August 10, 2020
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Introduction to Finding Grants
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

There are many considerations to be made when seeking funding to support your non-profit organization. This virtual workshop will provide an overview of the grant seeking process as outlined by Candid (formerly known as the Foundation Center) and will provide a look at how to use the Foundation Directory online database.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYtduCvqT0pGtP64WJdKv4iygWLht1wQtF-

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Tuesday August 11, 2020
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Virtual Romance Readers Book Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

If you love to read about love, this is the book club for you! Books for Summer 2020 will feature fantasy romance for our summer reading theme of “Imagine Your Story.” Ages 18 & up welcome.

June 9:   Reagen Through the Looking Glass by Allyson Lindt 

July 14:  Crazy Cupid Love by Amanda Heger

August 11:  How to Date Your Dragon by Molly Harper

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcvdOispz0uGtDRzu48hfNU5JpekLFiQjVb

After registering, you will receive an email with instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Facebook Live Fairy Tale Retellings
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Have you ever wondered where fairy tales all began? Want to learn about the many versions and adaptations throughout time and across cultures? Join us weekly for retellings, booklists, and movie recommendations based on the fairy tales you have come to know and love such as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and Sleeping Beauty.

Join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/worcesterpubliclibrary/

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
 
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SCORE Small Business Counseling
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Schedule a one-hour session with a SCORE counselor for assistance with planning a small business. Virtual meetings or phone consultations available.

CONTACT:  Dan Ekberg  508-648-1251  daniel.ekberg@scorevolunteer.org
Wednesday August 12, 2020
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Virtual Cookbook Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join fellow home cooks for a discussion of recipes from popular cookbooks.  Choose any recipe to prepare and we'll talk about our ­chosen recipes, ingredients, our favorite substitutions, and other foodie topics.

June 10:  Half The Sugar, All The Love, A Cookbook for Cutting Sugar by Jennifer Tyler Lee and Anisha Patel
July 8: The World Eats Here by John Wang and Storm Garner
August 12: Eat For The Planet Cookbook by Gene Stone and Nil Zacharias

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkc-mppz4jG9U0eYod3KnfgcP1DJ9MWfav

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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DIY Crafts for Adults
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on WPL Facebook for a LIVE demo of DIY crafts.  Upcoming upcycled crafts may include candle making, dragon books, macramé wall hangings, clay gnomes, DIY old treasure map, DIY lip balm and lotion bars popsicle stick shelves, and how to paint a sunset!

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
 
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Basic Technology Help
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Get extra help with your job applications and Microsoft Word documents. Learn how to use a computer, save documents, search the Internet, access the library website, set up a library or email account, or download eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Use this link to connect with a librarian every Wednesday between 5:30-6:30 pm!

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/75410082157?pwd=ZXMrUm1LdG1RazFNQzZ4cmJFaG9rUT09&status=success

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab, Third Floor, Main Library
 
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WPL Foundation Executive Committee Meeting
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
CONTACT:  Christine Murray    
LOCATION: Dr. John Green Room.
Friday August 14, 2020
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Introduction to HTML and CSS
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Learn to create a simple web page using HTML and CSS.  In this course you will learn the basics of HTML and CSS by turning your resume into a web page.  Bring your own resume, or follow along with a sample. This is a two week session. Basic knowledge of computers and a valid email address are required.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcocu6grzMiHN1iFvzDSIyGIP17c92X2tA1

Once you register, you will receive further notification on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    bizaurralde@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Saturday August 15, 2020
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Getting Started with eBooks, Audiobooks and Movies
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Learn about all available library resources you can use to download free eBooks, audiobooks, video and music to your computer, eReader or Smartphone.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrc--tqTwuHdaEUB0yUOBS3KYPO0LipjJs

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Virtual Author Event with Jason Parent: Writing from the Ground Up
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Jason will share his journey from story conception to publication and beyond, with emphasis on short story writing and publishing with small presses in the speculative fiction genres. He will offer tips for new and established writers looking to publish their work or take it to the next level.

Jason Parent is an award-winning author of several novels and many shorter works of speculative fiction, his stories often blurring the boundaries between thriller, horror, and science fiction. His newest book is The Apocalypse Strain, which tells the story of a pandoravirus at a remote Siberian research facility.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEqcOmsrz8pGd31HTJSnuQrQ6_lTpG_pcfT

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Program courtesy of our Summer Reading Program sponsors

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Virtual Publishing Workshop with Henry Quinlan: How to Write and Self-Publish Your Story and Sell it
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Henry Quinlan will demonstrate how to write and self-publish for under $10.00 on Amazon. He will offer writing tips that will help amateur authors avoid the most common mistakes and present case studies on how self-published authors have succeeded. Q & A to follow.

Henry M. Quinlan, owner and publisher of Omni Publishing Company, has 40+ years publishing experience. Notable among the books that he published are: My Life in Space by Wally Schirra; Rebound by KC Jones, coach of the Boston Celtics; My Dad the Babe by his daughter Dorothy Ruth Pirrone; The Cops are Robbers by Kevin Stevens, which was featured on 60 Minutes and made into an HBO movie. While engaged in a publishing venture in the former Soviet Union, Henry Quinlan was asked by President George H. Bush to organize the publishing of the children's book, Make Way for Ducklings in Russia in 1991.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcpceuqqDkuG9BFCzfeW2DPUFy_4p6KnFT8

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

Program courtesy of our Summer Reading Program sponsors

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Searching For Ancestors on Ancestry.com
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Never used Ancestry.com?  You're in for a treat.  Used it before?  Still more to learn. Please join us on Zoom as we mine the most popular of all genealogy databases for genealogical riches.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZElcuCsqzMtH9G3OgsGFM7dlqqAKIigTEH3

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join the meeting.

 

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Tuesday August 18, 2020
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Virtual Science Fiction Book Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Do you like reading about spaceships, parallel worlds, aliens, telepathy, time travel or droids? Join us to discuss great SF & Fantasy fiction. Ages 16 and up welcome.

July 21: In the Company of Thieves by Kage Baker
August 18: The Colors of Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZItfu6uqj0uHNFGxnKcoO3mjuTTQhxYMlw-

Once registered, you will receive an email with instructions on how to join the meeting.

 

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Facebook Live Fairy Tale Retellings
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Have you ever wondered where fairy tales all began? Want to learn about the many versions and adaptations throughout time and across cultures? Join us weekly for retellings, booklists, and movie recommendations based on the fairy tales you have come to know and love such as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and Sleeping Beauty.

Join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/worcesterpubliclibrary/

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
Wednesday August 19, 2020
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Virtual Short Stories Book Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us to read and discuss classics in the short story genre.

June 17: “Harvey’s Dream” by Stephen King
July 15: “Puppy” by George Saunders
August 19: “Bartleby the Scrivener” by Herman Melville

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUocuqsrDoiGdbmXvXXMEG4taZ3yVEA8a4Q

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Meeting    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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DIY Crafts for Adults
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on WPL Facebook for a LIVE demo of DIY crafts.  Upcoming upcycled crafts may include candle making, dragon books, macramé wall hangings, clay gnomes, DIY old treasure map, DIY lip balm and lotion bars popsicle stick shelves, and how to paint a sunset!

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
 
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Basic Technology Help
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Get extra help with your job applications and Microsoft Word documents. Learn how to use a computer, save documents, search the Internet, access the library website, set up a library or email account, or download eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Use this link to connect with a librarian every Wednesday between 5:30-6:30 pm!

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/75410082157?pwd=ZXMrUm1LdG1RazFNQzZ4cmJFaG9rUT09&status=success

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab, Third Floor, Main Library
Thursday August 20, 2020
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Outstanding Origami
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Learn how to fold beautiful origami creations via Zoom! Origami, the traditional Japanese art of paper folding is a fun way to be creative and show off those craft skills. For ages 13 and older. Younger ages welcome if accompanied by a grownup. Supplies needed: at least 2 pieces of origami paper preferred but square-shaped pieces of paper will work!

June 18: Birds
July 16: Flowers
August 20: Creatures

Registerhttps://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEsduCtrzgqGtQJQ_jXmgcW3hxBW7KWmuTH

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Friday August 21, 2020
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Introduction to HTML and CSS
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Learn to create a simple web page using HTML and CSS.  In this course you will learn the basics of HTML and CSS by turning your resume into a web page.  Bring your own resume, or follow along with a sample. This is a two week session.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIuc--vrTMoHd3H6vdjt45xBhAcnFIAB7yi

Once you register, you will receive further notification on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    bizaurralde@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Saturday August 22, 2020
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Getting Started with eBooks, Audiobooks and Movies
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Learn about all available library resources you can use to download free eBooks, audiobooks, video and music to your computer, eReader or Smartphone.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrc--tqTwuHdaEUB0yUOBS3KYPO0LipjJs

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Virtual Cooking Class with Colin: Fiction in the Kitchen
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Ever wanted to taste some of the culinary creations from your favorite books for the young-at-heart? In this class we'll dive into some fiction favorites such as Chronicles of Narnia, Star Wars, and Harry Potter as inspiration for some healthy and delicious treats!

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYpdOGtqz0jG9bwM2BQwEfD6gYNwt4hkKca

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

This project has been funded in whole or in part with federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, under Cooperative Agreement UG4LM012347-01 with the University of Massachusetts, Worcester.

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Monday August 24, 2020
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Morningstar Investment Research Center
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Research is key to making informed choices when it comes to investing, and Worcester Public Library has a subscription to the Morningstar Investment Research Center database that you can use to learn more about companies, ETF’s, and stock and bond mutual funds. You can access Morningstar remotely from home for free using your WPL card. This one-hour class will provide an overview of the tools and features of this database.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcvce6tpzguHtzb_Du7vy8td6iYEhqLmvOI 

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Tuesday August 25, 2020
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Virtual Great American Read Book Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

June 23: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
July 28: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
August 25: Watchers by Dean Koontz

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYvfu2uqT8qG9MZJin69v8RI2ZFQCmcGR66

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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Facebook Live Fairy Tale Retellings
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Have you ever wondered where fairy tales all began? Want to learn about the many versions and adaptations throughout time and across cultures? Join us weekly for retellings, booklists, and movie recommendations based on the fairy tales you have come to know and love such as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and Sleeping Beauty.

Join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/worcesterpubliclibrary/

CONTACT:  Reference Department  508-799-1699  wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
 
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Social Security 101
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learn about benefits and services provided by Social Security. Please come with your questions!  Presented by Sabrina Feliciano, Public Affairs Specialist with the Social Security Administration.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcpcuCurjIoEtZ8VlJzP5iwS8zeuFhwPSg6

After registering, you will recieve a confirmation email with instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Wednesday August 26, 2020
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Murder by the Book Mystery Book Club
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Whodunit? That's what we'll find out at our new Murder by the Book Mystery Book Club! From cozies to noir to everything in between, we'll discuss a different type of mystery every month.

June 24: The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
July 22: Too Many Crooks Spoil the Broth by Tamar Myers
August 26: Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMpcu6qqj0oGd0f2ZELSEpAp4Ojxsoi--Qv

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
 
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DIY Crafts for Adults
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us on WPL Facebook for a LIVE demo of DIY crafts.  Upcoming upcycled crafts may include candle making, dragon books, macramé wall hangings, clay gnomes, DIY old treasure map, DIY lip balm and lotion bars popsicle stick shelves, and how to paint a sunset!

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live
 
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Basic Technology Help
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Get extra help with your job applications and Microsoft Word documents. Learn how to use a computer, save documents, search the Internet, access the library website, set up a library or email account, or download eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Use this link to connect with a librarian every Wednesday between 5:30-6:30 pm!

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/75410082157?pwd=ZXMrUm1LdG1RazFNQzZ4cmJFaG9rUT09&status=success

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab, Third Floor, Main Library
Saturday August 29, 2020
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Getting Started with eBooks, Audiobooks and Movies
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Learn about all available library resources you can use to download free eBooks, audiobooks, video and music to your computer, eReader or Smartphone.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrc--tqTwuHdaEUB0yUOBS3KYPO0LipjJs

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to join the meeting.

CONTACT:  Reference Department    wplref@mywpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting
Thursday September 3, 2020
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Greendale Crime Watch
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
Wednesday September 16, 2020
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WPL Foundation Board Meeting
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
CONTACT:  Christine Murray    
LOCATION: Dr. John Green Room.
Wednesday September 23, 2020
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WPL Finance Committee Meeting
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CONTACT:  Cara Stone    
LOCATION: Oak Room
 
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WPL Board Meeting
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
CONTACT:  Cara Stone    
LOCATION: Dr. John Green Room.
Thursday October 1, 2020
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Greendale Crime Watch
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
Wednesday October 14, 2020
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WPL Foundation Executive Committee Meeting
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
CONTACT:  Christine Murray    
LOCATION: Dr. John Green Room.
Wednesday October 21, 2020
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WPL Finance Committee Meeting
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CONTACT:  Cara Stone    
LOCATION: Oak Room
 
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WPL Board Meeting
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
CONTACT:  Cara Stone    
LOCATION: Dr. John Green Room.
Thursday November 5, 2020
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Greendale Crime Watch
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
Tuesday November 17, 2020
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WPL Finance Committee Meeting
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CONTACT:  Cara Stone    
LOCATION: Oak Room
 
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WPL Board Meeting
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
CONTACT:  Cara Stone    
LOCATION: Dr. John Green Room.
Wednesday November 18, 2020
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WPL Foundation Board Meeting
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
CONTACT:  Christine Murray    
LOCATION: Dr. John Green Room.
Thursday December 3, 2020
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Greendale Crime Watch
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
Wednesday December 9, 2020
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WPL Finance Committee Meeting
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CONTACT:  Cara Stone    
LOCATION: Oak Room
 
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WPL Board Meeting
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
CONTACT:  Cara Stone    
LOCATION: Dr. John Green Room.
Wednesday December 16, 2020
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WPL Foundation Executive Committee Meeting
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
CONTACT:  Christine Murray    
LOCATION: Dr. John Green Room.

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