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Monday August 2, 2021
Kids Take & Make Craft Kit: Foam Cup Cow

Let's celebrate our 2021 Summer Reading Program: Tails and Tales with animal themed Take & Make Craft Kits. This week our craft for kids is a Foam Cup Cow! We will provide most of the supplies you need to make this craft at home. This craft is best for children ages 4-10. 

Please register each child. Limit one per child.

Pickup your Take & Make Craft Kit from our curbside service shelf anytime between 9:00AM- 9:00PM on Monday August 2.

Registration for this craft with open on Wednesday July 21. 

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Teen Take & Make Craft Kit: Farm Animal Book Huggers

Bring home a Take & Make Craft Kit and make something awesome! This week our craft for Teens is Farm Animal Book Huggers. We will provide the supplies you need to make this craft at home. This craft is for ages 11 and up. 

Please register each Teen. Limit one per Teen.

Pickup your Take & Make Craft Kit from our curbside service shelf anytime between 9:00AM- 9:00PM on Monday August 2.

Registration for this craft with open on Wednesday July 21. 

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Tuesday August 3, 2021
Kids Take & Make Craft Kit: Foam Cup Cow

Let's celebrate our 2021 Summer Reading Program: Tails and Tales with animal themed Take & Make Craft Kits. This week our craft for kids is a Foam Cup Cow! We will provide most of the supplies you need to make this craft at home. This craft is best for children ages 4-10. 

Please register each child. Limit one per child.

Pickup your Take & Make Craft Kit from our curbside service shelf anytime between 9:00AM- 9:00PM on Tuesday August 3.

Registration for this craft with open on Wednesday July 21. 

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REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

Teen Take & Make Craft Kit: Farm Animal Book Huggers

Bring home a Take & Make Craft Kit and make something awesome! This week our craft for Teens is Farm Animal Book Huggers. We will provide the supplies you need to make this craft at home. This craft is for ages 11 and up. 

Please register each Teen. Limit one per Teen.

Pickup your Take & Make Craft Kit from our curbside service shelf anytime between 9:00AM- 9:00PM on Tuesday August 3.

Registration for this craft with open on Wednesday July 21. 

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Outdoor Storytime with Ms. Carly
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Ms. Carly for an outdoor storytime! Children and their caregivers will listen to stories, sing songs, and perform fun rhymes and movements. We will meet outside on the green lawn behind the library.

For babies through preschool age children, with caregivers. Registration required.

Face masks are required for children ages 2+. We encourage attendees to bring along a picnic blanket or a lawn chair.

This event is weather permitting. 

 

Location: Library Garden
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Outdoor Kids Craft: Gallon Milk Piggy Bank
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Join Ms. Carly outdoors to make a Gallon Milk Piggy Bank!

We will meet outside on the green lawn behind the library. For ages 4 and up.

Register for each child separately. 

This event is weather permitting.

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Wednesday August 4, 2021
Farm Animals: Outdoor Storytime with Ms. Elise
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

As a part of our Summer Reading Program Tails & Tales, Ms. Elise will read picture books that feature farm animals.

We will meet outside on the green lawn behind the library.

Face masks are required for children ages 2+. We will assist in maintaining social distancing but encourage attendees to bring along a picnic blanket or a lawn chair. Registration is required.

For ages 4 and up with an adult.

This event is weather permitting.


 

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Thursday August 5, 2021
Outdoor Storytime with Ms. Pam
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Join Ms. Pam OUTSIDE for stories, songs, puppets, and activities.

This interactive storytime encourages language development, socialization and fun.

We will meet outside on the green lawn behind the library.

Face masks are required for children ages 2+. We encourage attendees to bring along a picnic blanket or a lawn chair. For ages 2.5 to 5 years, with an adult.

This event is weather permitting.

 

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Planning for the Fall Garden
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Casey Doyle of Sustainable Sanctuary will discuss succession planting and what seeds to start mid to late summer in Hardiness Zones 5 – 7 for a fall harvest. We'll learn the importance of feeding the soil before planting, the difference between American, English, French potager gardens, and how to extend the season well into fall. In addition, Casey will cover which vegetables need to be started inside along with other information she’s acquired through her many years gardening, helping farmers and schooling.

 

 

Casey E. Doyle, MS is an environmental and sustainable food systems scientist who has over 20 years of experience in the garden. She earned her MS at Green Mountain College in Sustainable Food Systems. Casey specializes in historical gardens such as English and French potager (kitchen gardens), succession planting, heirloom seeds and teaching the importance of growing food.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Monday August 9, 2021
Kids Take & Make Craft Kit: Paper Dog Hand Puppet

Let's celebrate our 2021 Summer Reading Program: Tails and Tales with animal themed Take & Make Craft Kits. This week our craft for kids is a Paper Dog Hand Puppet! We will provide most of the supplies you need to make this craft at home. This craft is best for children ages 4-10. 

Please register each child. Limit one per child.

Pickup your Take & Make Craft Kit from our curbside service shelf anytime between 9:00AM- 9:00PM on Monday August 9.

Registration for this craft with open on Wednesday July 28. 

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Teen Take & Make Craft Kit: Giant Clothespin Locker Magnets

Bring home a Take & Make Craft Kit and make something awesome! This week our craft for Teens is Giant Clothespin Locker Magnets. We will provide the supplies you need to make this craft at home. This craft is for ages 11 and up. 

Please register each Teen. Limit one per Teen.

Pickup your Take & Make Craft Kit from our curbside service shelf anytime between 9:00AM- 9:00PM on Monday August 9.

Registration for this craft with open on Wednesday July 28. 

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Adult Craft Kit/Tutorial: Felted Llama
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn how to needle felt wool with Pop up Art School. Create a llama (with or without the four eyes) on a piece of felt stretched on an embroidery hoop. We’ll guide you step-by-step through the process; you’ll find that needle felting is easy and relaxing.

Sign up for the Zoom and select a curbside kit pick-up time. Limit 15 people. Ages 13+.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Tuesday August 10, 2021
Kids Take & Make Craft Kit: Paper Dog Hand Puppet

Let's celebrate our 2021 Summer Reading Program: Tails and Tales with animal themed Take & Make Craft Kits. This week our craft for kids is a Paper Dog Hand Puppet! We will provide most of the supplies you need to make this craft at home. This craft is best for children ages 4-10. 

Please register each child. Limit one per child.

Pickup your Take & Make Craft Kit from our curbside service shelf anytime between 9:00AM- 9:00PM on Tuesday August 10.

Registration for this craft with open on Wednesday July 28. 

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Teen Take & Make Craft Kit: Giant Clothespin Locker Magnets

Bring home a Take & Make Craft Kit and make something awesome! This week our craft for Teens is Giant Clothespin Locker Magnets. We will provide the supplies you need to make this craft at home. This craft is for ages 11 and up. 

Please register each Teen. Limit one per Teen.

Pickup your Take & Make Craft Kit from our curbside service shelf anytime between 9:00AM- 9:00PM on Tuesday August 10.

Registration for this craft with open on Wednesday July 28. 

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Outdoor Storytime with Ms. Carly
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Ms. Carly for an outdoor storytime! Children and their caregivers will listen to stories, sing songs, and perform fun rhymes and movements. We will meet outside on the green lawn behind the library.

For babies through preschool age children, with caregivers. Registration required.

Face masks are required for children ages 2+. We encourage attendees to bring along a picnic blanket or a lawn chair.

This event is weather permitting. 

 

Location: Library Garden
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Tie Dye Techniques for Teens
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Teens are invited to an afternoon tie-dye at the library. Bring your own items to tie-dye like a shirt, hat, or bandana. We will also have a small selection of items available to tie-dye. We will meet on the lawn behind the library. 

Registration required. 

For ages 11+. 

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Wednesday August 11, 2021
Pets: Outdoor Storytime with Ms. Elise
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

As a part of our Summer Reading Program Tails & Tales, Ms. Elise will read picture books that feature pets.

We will meet outside on the green lawn behind the library.

Face masks are required for children ages 2+. We will assist in maintaining social distancing but encourage attendees to bring along a picnic blanket or a lawn chair. Registration is required.

For ages 4 and up with an adult.

This event is weather permitting.


 

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Thursday August 12, 2021
Outdoor Storytime with Ms. Pam
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Join Ms. Pam OUTSIDE for stories, songs, puppets, and activities.

This interactive storytime encourages language development, socialization and fun.

We will meet outside on the green lawn behind the library.

Face masks are required for children ages 2+. We encourage attendees to bring along a picnic blanket or a lawn chair. For ages 2.5 to 5 years, with an adult.

This event is weather permitting.

 

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Make a House for Your Stuffie
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Children will design and build houses for their stuffies out of carboard boxes and other recyclables.

We will meet on the green lawn behind the library. For ages 4 and up. This event is weather permitting.

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Tuesday August 17, 2021
Outdoor Storytime with Ms. Carly
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Ms. Carly for an outdoor storytime! Children and their caregivers will listen to stories, sing songs, and perform fun rhymes and movements. We will meet outside on the green lawn behind the library.

For babies through preschool age children, with caregivers. Registration required.

Face masks are required for children ages 2+. We encourage attendees to bring along a picnic blanket or a lawn chair.

This event is weather permitting. 

 

Location: Library Garden
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Wednesday August 18, 2021
Board of Library Trustees
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: ZOOM
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Zoo Tales: Outdoor Storytime with Ms. Elise
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

As a part of our Summer Reading Program Tails & Tales, Ms. Elise will read picture books that feature zoos.

We will meet outside on the green lawn behind the library.

Face masks are required for children ages 2+. We will assist in maintaining social distancing but encourage attendees to bring along a picnic blanket or a lawn chair. Registration is required.

For ages 4 and up with an adult.

This event is weather permitting.


 

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Monday August 23, 2021
Experts in Arthritis: Dr. Barbara Viens
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This program is for people with arthritis and those who care about them. Dr. Barbara Viens will discuss the latest ways to manage pain and fatigue, how to actively manage your disease, and the importance of nutrition and exercise in treating arthritis. All forms of arthritis are covered: osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and juvenile arthritis. Sponsored by the US Bone and Joint Initiative.

 

Barbara Viens is the Director of Strategic Service Lines at Lowell General Hospital. She received her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree with a concentration in Healthcare Systems Leadership from Chamberlain University in 2018, and is credentialed by the ANCC as Nurse Executive, Advanced Certification (NEA-BC). Dr. Viens received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from UMass Lowell and her Masters of Science in Nursing from Chamberlain College of Nursing in Illinois. Barbara has close to 30 years of nursing experience, and is certified as an orthopedic nurse.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Tuesday August 24, 2021
Outdoor Storytime with Ms. Carly
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Ms. Carly for an outdoor storytime! Children and their caregivers will listen to stories, sing songs, and perform fun rhymes and movements. We will meet outside on the green lawn behind the library.

For babies through preschool age children, with caregivers. Registration required.

Face masks are required for children ages 2+. We encourage attendees to bring along a picnic blanket or a lawn chair.

This event is weather permitting. 

 

Location: Library Garden
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Thursday August 26, 2021
Dystopian/Sci-Fi Book Group June Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

August Meeting Dystopian/Sci-FI Book Group

Thursday, 7pm-8pm, August 26th, 2021 via ZOOM

Join us for a lively discussion of A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine. Books are available at the Circulation Desk at the library.

Email: ekatz@minlib.net for Zoom Link.

Winner of the 2020 Hugo Award for Best Novel

Arkady Martine’s A Memory Called Empire, which recently won the Best Novel award at science fiction’s prestigious Hugo Awards, reads like its author was simultaneously influenced by Game of Thrones, histories of the Cold War, various anti-colonialism writings, and the Star Wars prequels. It’s a grand, galaxy-spanning space opera that is mostly about diplomacy. Or, if you prefer, it’s an impressively wonky novel about galactic geopolitics that just happens to feature spaceships and aliens. I love it. By Emily VanDerWerff/VOX

Contact: Elise Katz     ekatz@minlib.net
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Thursday September 2, 2021
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Saturday September 4, 2021
CLOSED - Labor Day Weekend
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Sunday September 5, 2021
CLOSED - Labor Day Weekend
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Monday September 6, 2021
CLOSED - Labor Day
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Wednesday September 8, 2021
ASL Basics, Part 2
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Signing Basics LogoPrerequisite: ASL Basics, Part 1 - Registration opens 8/4/2021

The main focus of this course is to incorporate the participants’ current vocabulary into Conversational Phrases that can be used immediately. To achieve this, we have expanded our sign vocabulary in the following ways: Greetings, “Good morning (afternoon, evening), How (are) you?” and responses such as, “(I) Fine, SO-SO Okay, Tired…” Additionally, this course teaches how to ask about another person’s activities such as, “Today, you do (what?)” and responses “Today, Afternoon Wedding (I) Go To” and finally how to end conversations such as, “Bye, see later” “See tomorrow” “Take care”.

This course is taught in 4 - 45 minutes virtual Zoom sessions, and allows up to 20 participants.  Participants that begin with the course remain until the last class.

Includes:

  • Live experienced ASL Instructor.
  • Handouts of that includes signs learned during the class.
  • Videos embedded in the handouts. These videos include an instructor signing the vocabulary learned during the live session.

illustration of three hands spelling ASL

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Tuesday September 14, 2021
Re-Entry: Manage Stress, Preserve the Calm with Marci Zieff
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for an evening of meditation and breathwork! Marci will guide you through some simple and highly effective meditation techniques that reduce stress and keep you calm, centered and focused. The tools you learn can be used as part of a 5–10-minute daily routine to help manage stress and maintain overall health and well-being.

Marci Zieff is the founder of Creating Calm, LLC a holistic healing and wellness practice, providing Meditation, Reiki and Shamanic coaching for all ages.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday September 15, 2021
Board of Library Trustees
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: ZOOM
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ASL Basics, Part 2
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Signing Basics LogoPrerequisite: ASL Basics, Part 1 - Registration opens 8/4/2021

The main focus of this course is to incorporate the participants’ current vocabulary into Conversational Phrases that can be used immediately. To achieve this, we have expanded our sign vocabulary in the following ways: Greetings, “Good morning (afternoon, evening), How (are) you?” and responses such as, “(I) Fine, SO-SO Okay, Tired…” Additionally, this course teaches how to ask about another person’s activities such as, “Today, you do (what?)” and responses “Today, Afternoon Wedding (I) Go To” and finally how to end conversations such as, “Bye, see later” “See tomorrow” “Take care”.

This course is taught in 4 - 45 minutes virtual Zoom sessions, and allows up to 20 participants.  Participants that begin with the course remain until the last class.

Includes:

  • Live experienced ASL Instructor.
  • Handouts of that includes signs learned during the class.
  • Videos embedded in the handouts. These videos include an instructor signing the vocabulary learned during the live session.

illustration of three hands spelling ASL

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Thursday September 16, 2021
Juliette Fay Book Launch @ W Gallery
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join Wayland author Juliette Fay to celebrate the publication of her latest novel, Catch Us When We Fall at the W Gallery!

From Juliette: "If you're local or even local-ish, please put Thursday, Sept. 16, 7pm on your calendar for the debut of Catch Us When We Fall. It's a few days before the formal publication date of Sept. 21, so this is a sneak-preview opportunity for a special group (of basically anyone who wants to come). The event will be held at The W Gallery, a very cool space with lots of great work by local artists. I'm grateful to Arts Wayland for having me, and excited to be surrounded by so much creativity. It's an in-person event, so if you're not vaccinated, please plan to wear a mask. Thanks also to the Wayland Public Library for co-hosting. On Monday, Nov 1, they'll also host me for a book-club style meeting open to all, so those who've read the book can discuss it."

About the Book: On her own since the age of eighteen, Cass Macklin dated brilliant, troubled Ben McGreavy, convinced he was the smartest person she’d ever known. They partied their way through their twenties, slowly descending into a bleak world of binge-drinking and broken promises, inebriated for most of a decade. Now Ben is dead, and Cass is broke, homeless, scared…and pregnant.

Determined to have a healthy pregnancy and raise Ben’s baby, Cass has to find a way to stop drinking and build a stable life for herself and her child. But with no money, skills, or sober friends or family, the task seems insurmountable. At wit’s end, Cass turns to the only person with the means to help her: Ben’s brother Scott, third basemen for the Boston Red Sox, a man with a temper and problems of his own. 

By turns heartbreaking and humorous, with its message that change is possible, that forgiveness can be freely given, and that life, though imperfect, is worth embracing, Catch Us When We Fall is a story of human connectedness and hope.

Juliette Fay headshotJuliette Fay is the bestselling author of six novels, including Catch Us When We Fall, City of Flickering Light and The Tumbling Turner Sisters, a USA Today bestseller and Costco Pennie’s Book Club Pick. Previous novels include The Shortest Way Home, one of Library Journal’s Top 5 Best Books of 2012: Women’s Fiction; Deep Down True, short-listed for the 2011 Women’s Fiction award by the American Library Association; and Shelter Me, a 2009 Massachusetts Book Award “Must-Read Book” and an Indie Next pick. Juliette is a graduate of Boston College and Harvard University, and lives in Massachusetts with her family. Visit her at www.juliettefay.com, Facebook Juliette Fay, author, Twitter @juliettefay, and Instagram Juliette_Fay.

 

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: W Gallery
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Tuesday September 21, 2021
Meet the Filmmaker: Alice's Ordinary People
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for a conversation with filmmaker Craig Dudnick about his most recent film, Alice's Ordinary People. The film tells the story of Chicago area activist Alice Tregay whose life and work reflects the story of the Civil Rights Movement and emphasizes the essential work of "ordinary people" towards change. 

Watch Alice's Ordinary People through Kanopy in advance. Kanopy is a streaming movie service that is free to Wayland Library cardholders. It is also available to anyone with a Boston Public Library ecard. You can find the film here or request a copy of the DVD.  If there is enough interest, we can screen it together at 6:00 pm. 

About the film: 

Alice Tregay's story of ordinary people effecting extraordinary change for human rights. Alice's life story reads like a history of the movement. Early on she fought the "Willis Wagons." The second class structures were built to relieve overcrowding in those Chicago schools which served the African American community. Their very existence perpetuated segregation.

In 1966, Dr. King came to Chicago. Alice and her husband James Tregay, marched with him, often at great personal risk. It was at this time that Dr. King joined the Reverend Jesse Jackson, and the Reverend James Bevel to form Operation Breadbasket. Breadbasket fought racism on many fronts, but its main task was jobs for African Americans, particularly from those businesses drawing profits from the African American community.

Under the leadership of Reverend Jackson, the months that Alice and her "ordinary people" spent picketing led to real change. But it was through her Political Education class, that Alice's had her most significant impact. Over a four year period, thousands were trained to work in independent political campaigns. This new force was integral to the re-election of Ralph Metcalf to Congress (this time as an independent democrat), to the election of Harold Washington, mayor, and to making Barack Obama, our first African American President.

Join us in the Raytheon Room or attend from home via Zoom. Mr. Dudnick will join us via Zoom. Sign up for the link below.

Craig Dudnick is a 1980 graduate of Northwestern University. In 1982, he received a national award for his camerawork on the syndicated television program, PM Magazine. The following year, he founded Imagine Video Productions®, eventually gaining clients from Europe, Japan, and at ABC News. While an undergraduate at Northwestern, Craig grew close to Mrs. Viola Hillsman and her husband Tinsley. His lifelong friendship with the couple was the subject of the aired feature, ‘The Story with Dick Gordon.”

After Mrs. Hillsman passed away at age 100, a number of her friends shared personal accounts of their struggles against racism in Evanston, Illinois, which became the basis of Craig’s documentary, Evanston’s Living HistoryFellow Evanstonian Alice Tregay liked the film and asked Craig to make a second documentary–this one about the Chicago Freedom Movement. The result was Alice’s Ordinary People.

Contact: Wayland Free Public Library  5083582311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday September 22, 2021
ASL Basics, Part 2
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Signing Basics LogoPrerequisite: ASL Basics, Part 1 - Registration opens 8/4/2021

The main focus of this course is to incorporate the participants’ current vocabulary into Conversational Phrases that can be used immediately. To achieve this, we have expanded our sign vocabulary in the following ways: Greetings, “Good morning (afternoon, evening), How (are) you?” and responses such as, “(I) Fine, SO-SO Okay, Tired…” Additionally, this course teaches how to ask about another person’s activities such as, “Today, you do (what?)” and responses “Today, Afternoon Wedding (I) Go To” and finally how to end conversations such as, “Bye, see later” “See tomorrow” “Take care”.

This course is taught in 4 - 45 minutes virtual Zoom sessions, and allows up to 20 participants.  Participants that begin with the course remain until the last class.

Includes:

  • Live experienced ASL Instructor.
  • Handouts of that includes signs learned during the class.
  • Videos embedded in the handouts. These videos include an instructor signing the vocabulary learned during the live session.

illustration of three hands spelling ASL

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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National Book Festival: Isabel Wilkerson Watch Party & Conversation
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Weds, Sept 22, 7:00 pm - Join us for a statewide Watch Party and Conversation in collaboration with the Library of Congress and National Book Festival 2021

Watch: Pulitzer Prize winner  Isabel Wilkerson, author of Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents, in a video recorded for National Book Festival

Participate: in a conversation facilitated by former Massachusetts Representative and legendary civil rights advocate Byron Rushing & Professor Roopika Risam, noted scholar in Public Humanities and African diaspora and Indigenous Studies

This is a Library of Congress/ National Book Festival event made with virtual conversation made possible by the Massachusetts Center for the Book in collaboration with the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

 

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday September 23, 2021
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday September 24, 2021
Great Decisions
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Topic: The WHO Response to COVID-19

We'll meet either via zoom or in person at the library's Raytheon Room (TBD). 

Email Steve Engler at stephenmengler@gmail.com for more information and the Zoom link.

Contact: Stephen Engler     stephenmengler@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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How to Prepare for Climate Change with David Pogue
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Weather is changing: are you prepared? Sept 24-30 is Climate Preparedness Week.

Join us for a virtual presentation by David Pogue on his latest book: How to Prepare for Climate Change: A Practical Guide to Suriving the Chaos. Sponsored by the Massachusetts Library System. Details to follow. 

A practical and comprehensive guide to surviving the greatest disaster of our time, from New York Times bestselling self-help author and beloved CBS Sunday Morning science and technology correspondent David Pogue.

You might not realize it, but we’re already living through the beginnings of climate chaos. In Arizona, laborers now start their day at 3 a.m. because it’s too hot to work past noon. Chinese investors are snapping up real estate in Canada. Millennials have evacuation plans. Moguls are building bunkers. Retirees in Miami are moving inland.

In How to Prepare for Climate Change, bestselling self-help author David Pogue offers sensible, deeply researched advice for how the rest of us should start to ready ourselves for the years ahead. Pogue walks readers through what to grow, what to eat, how to build, how to insure, where to invest, how to prepare your children and pets, and even where to consider relocating when the time comes. (Two areas of the country, in particular, have the requisite cool temperatures, good hospitals, reliable access to water, and resilient infrastructure to serve as climate havens in the years ahead.) He also provides wise tips for managing your anxiety, as well as action plans for riding out every climate catastrophe, from superstorms and wildfires to ticks and epidemics.

Timely and enlightening, How to Prepare for Climate Change is an indispensable guide for anyone who read The Uninhabitable Earth or The Sixth Extinction and wants to know how to make smart choices for the upheaval ahead.

David Pogue is the host of twenty science specials on PBS NOVA, a five-time Emmy Award–winning technology and science correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning, and a New York Times bestselling author.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
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Wednesday September 29, 2021
ASL Basics, Part 2
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Signing Basics LogoPrerequisite: ASL Basics, Part 1 - Registration opens 8/4/2021

The main focus of this course is to incorporate the participants’ current vocabulary into Conversational Phrases that can be used immediately. To achieve this, we have expanded our sign vocabulary in the following ways: Greetings, “Good morning (afternoon, evening), How (are) you?” and responses such as, “(I) Fine, SO-SO Okay, Tired…” Additionally, this course teaches how to ask about another person’s activities such as, “Today, you do (what?)” and responses “Today, Afternoon Wedding (I) Go To” and finally how to end conversations such as, “Bye, see later” “See tomorrow” “Take care”.

This course is taught in 4 - 45 minutes virtual Zoom sessions, and allows up to 20 participants.  Participants that begin with the course remain until the last class.

Includes:

  • Live experienced ASL Instructor.
  • Handouts of that includes signs learned during the class.
  • Videos embedded in the handouts. These videos include an instructor signing the vocabulary learned during the live session.

illustration of three hands spelling ASL

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
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Thursday September 30, 2021
Boston Marathon: History by the Mile with Paul Clerici
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Marathon is October 11th! Come learn the history of the race with local author Paul C. Clerici who will discuss his popular book Boston Marathon: History by the Mile.

Hear all the great stories about the very beginnings of the race in Ashland; the various start lines in Hopkinton; the year in which a train cut through the race in Framingham; the Scream Tunnel of women at Wellesley College; the Johnny Kelley statue in Newton; the different finish lines in Boston; and much, much more.

In his book, the award-winning writer takes readers through the colorful 26.2-mile journey - mile by mile, town by town, story by story. With his unique vast array of experiences and knowledge - he has run the Boston Marathon 23 times and has covered it for over 30 years now - Clerici brings the great race to life through informative, humorous, and enlightening detail that includes stories about every statue, moment, landmark, and portion of the course from its start in 1897 to its current incarnation. With forewords by Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray and the first woman to complete the race - Roberta “Bobbi” Gibb - the book also features a wide range of vintage and race-day photos, some of which never before published.

Join us in the Raytheon Room or attend via Zoom. Mr. Clerici will be here in-person. Sign up for the link below.

About Paul Clerici: A freelance journalist, photographer, and former newspaper editor, Paul delivers talks and lectures at libraries, historical societies, bookstores, running clubs; appears at expos, book signings, group meetings; appears on television (NECN, cable stations, etc.), radio (NPR, local and city stations, etc.), and media outlets including “The Boston Globe” and the “Cape Cod Times.” Race director of the “Camy 5K Run & David 5K Walk” in Walpole, he has competed in nearly every distance from the mile to the marathon - including two triathlons, 43 marathons, the Falmouth Road Race several times - and has won numerous age-group and Clydesdale running awards.

He is also the author of A History of the Falmouth Road Race: Running Cape Cod and History of the Greater Boston Track Club.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday October 6, 2021
ESOL Tutor Training Class
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

ESOL Tutor Training with Ginny Steel and Jane Albert.

 

Contact: Ginny Steel   508-358-7517 virginia@thesteels.com  

Fall 2021 Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled in-person for five Wednesday evenings, 6:00pm-9:00pm, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, and 11/3. Pre-registration is required.  If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Ginny Steel, ESOL Program Director, at the phone number or email address listed above.

  

 

Contact: Ginny Steel  508-358-7517   virginia@thesteels.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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ASL Basics Class Online
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

This class runs for 4 - 45 minutes sessions on Wednesdays: October 6, 13, 20, 27, 6-6:45 pm. 

SIGNING Basics is coming to the Wayland Library via virtual Zoom classes! 

A live sign language instructor will teach you how to sign basic phrases such as, “Hello, I name____ I” to introduce yourself, and “You Name What?” to ask for another person’s name.  In addition, you will learn new vocabulary at each session to increase your signing skills.

Your virtual sign language class will include:

  • ASL Manual Alphabet
  • Greetings
  • Days of the Week 
  • Foods and Snacks 
  • ASL Negations and Affirmations
  • Learn how to form basic ASL Sentence Structure that brings together the signs you learn during the class.

This course is taught in 4 - 45 Minutes Virtual Zoom sessions with a live ASL Instructor.  The handouts are included and incorporates videos of instructors signing the vocabulary you learn during class. A recurring Zoom link shall be sent to you on the first day of class. 

Space is limited to 20 registrants so be sure to secure your spot!

Registration opens September 6th.

Happy Signing!

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Thursday October 7, 2021
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday October 11, 2021
CLOSED - Columbus Day
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Wednesday October 13, 2021
ESOL Tutor Training Class
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

ESOL Tutor Training with Ginny Steel and Jane Albert.

 

Contact: Ginny Steel   508-358-7517 virginia@thesteels.com  

Fall 2021 Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled in-person for five Wednesday evenings, 6:00pm-9:00pm, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, and 11/3. Pre-registration is required.  If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Ginny Steel, ESOL Program Director, at the phone number or email address listed above.

  

 

Contact: Ginny Steel  508-358-7517   virginia@thesteels.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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ASL Basics Class Online
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

This class runs for 4 - 45 minutes sessions on Wednesdays: October 6, 13, 20, 27, 6-6:45 pm. 

SIGNING Basics is coming to the Wayland Library via virtual Zoom classes! 

A live sign language instructor will teach you how to sign basic phrases such as, “Hello, I name____ I” to introduce yourself, and “You Name What?” to ask for another person’s name.  In addition, you will learn new vocabulary at each session to increase your signing skills.

Your virtual sign language class will include:

  • ASL Manual Alphabet
  • Greetings
  • Days of the Week 
  • Foods and Snacks 
  • ASL Negations and Affirmations
  • Learn how to form basic ASL Sentence Structure that brings together the signs you learn during the class.

This course is taught in 4 - 45 Minutes Virtual Zoom sessions with a live ASL Instructor.  The handouts are included and incorporates videos of instructors signing the vocabulary you learn during class. A recurring Zoom link shall be sent to you on the first day of class. 

Space is limited to 20 registrants so be sure to secure your spot!

Registration opens September 6th.

Happy Signing!

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Friday October 15, 2021
Great Decisions
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Topic: The End of Globalization

We'll meet either via zoom or in person at the library's Raytheon Room (TBD). 

Email Steve Engler at stephenmengler@gmail.com for more information and the Zoom link.

Contact: Stephen Engler     stephenmengler@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday October 19, 2021
This Land of Snow: A Journey Across the North in Winter with Anders Morley
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

A passionate skier since he was a child, Anders Morley dreamed of going on a significant adventure, something bold and of his own design. And so one year in his early thirties, he decided to strap on cross-country skis to travel across Canada in the winter alone.

This Land of Snow is about that journey and a man who must come to terms with what he has left behind, as well as how he wants to continue living after his trip is over. It is an honest, thoughtful, and humorous reckoning of an adventure filled with adrenalin and exuberance, as well as mistakes and danger. Along the way readers gain insight, both charming and fascinating, into Northern outdoor culture and modern-day wilderness living, the history of northern exploration and Nordic skiing, the right to roam movement, winter ecology, and more.

Throughout, Morley’s clear, subtle, and self-deprecating voice speaks to a backwoods-genteel aesthetic that explores the dichotomy between wildness and refinement, language and personal story, journey and home.

A dual citizen of the US and Canada, Anders Morley grew up in New Hampshire and began skiing at age five. After earning a master's degree from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, he settled in Italy where he worked as a translator and English teacher, and explored the Alps in his free time. He contributes regularly to New Hampshire magazine and his work has appeared in a variety of other publications including The Globe and MailNorthern Woodlands magazine, Maisonneuve magazine, and The Aurorean. Morley lives in northern New Hampshire but spends several months a year in Italy.

 

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday October 20, 2021
Board of Library Trustees
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: ZOOM
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ESOL Tutor Training Class
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

ESOL Tutor Training with Ginny Steel and Jane Albert.

 

Contact: Ginny Steel   508-358-7517 virginia@thesteels.com  

Fall 2021 Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled in-person for five Wednesday evenings, 6:00pm-9:00pm, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, and 11/3. Pre-registration is required.  If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Ginny Steel, ESOL Program Director, at the phone number or email address listed above.

  

 

Contact: Ginny Steel  508-358-7517   virginia@thesteels.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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ASL Basics Class Online
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

This class runs for 4 - 45 minutes sessions on Wednesdays: October 6, 13, 20, 27, 6-6:45 pm. 

SIGNING Basics is coming to the Wayland Library via virtual Zoom classes! 

A live sign language instructor will teach you how to sign basic phrases such as, “Hello, I name____ I” to introduce yourself, and “You Name What?” to ask for another person’s name.  In addition, you will learn new vocabulary at each session to increase your signing skills.

Your virtual sign language class will include:

  • ASL Manual Alphabet
  • Greetings
  • Days of the Week 
  • Foods and Snacks 
  • ASL Negations and Affirmations
  • Learn how to form basic ASL Sentence Structure that brings together the signs you learn during the class.

This course is taught in 4 - 45 Minutes Virtual Zoom sessions with a live ASL Instructor.  The handouts are included and incorporates videos of instructors signing the vocabulary you learn during class. A recurring Zoom link shall be sent to you on the first day of class. 

Space is limited to 20 registrants so be sure to secure your spot!

Registration opens September 6th.

Happy Signing!

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Thursday October 21, 2021
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday October 27, 2021
ESOL Tutor Training Class
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

ESOL Tutor Training with Ginny Steel and Jane Albert.

 

Contact: Ginny Steel   508-358-7517 virginia@thesteels.com  

Fall 2021 Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled in-person for five Wednesday evenings, 6:00pm-9:00pm, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, and 11/3. Pre-registration is required.  If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Ginny Steel, ESOL Program Director, at the phone number or email address listed above.

  

 

Contact: Ginny Steel  508-358-7517   virginia@thesteels.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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ASL Basics Class Online
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

This class runs for 4 - 45 minutes sessions on Wednesdays: October 6, 13, 20, 27, 6-6:45 pm. 

SIGNING Basics is coming to the Wayland Library via virtual Zoom classes! 

A live sign language instructor will teach you how to sign basic phrases such as, “Hello, I name____ I” to introduce yourself, and “You Name What?” to ask for another person’s name.  In addition, you will learn new vocabulary at each session to increase your signing skills.

Your virtual sign language class will include:

  • ASL Manual Alphabet
  • Greetings
  • Days of the Week 
  • Foods and Snacks 
  • ASL Negations and Affirmations
  • Learn how to form basic ASL Sentence Structure that brings together the signs you learn during the class.

This course is taught in 4 - 45 Minutes Virtual Zoom sessions with a live ASL Instructor.  The handouts are included and incorporates videos of instructors signing the vocabulary you learn during class. A recurring Zoom link shall be sent to you on the first day of class. 

Space is limited to 20 registrants so be sure to secure your spot!

Registration opens September 6th.

Happy Signing!

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: ZOOM
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Monday November 1, 2021
Art Exhibit Setup - Sudbury Valley Nature Photographers
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Contact: -Wayne Hall     
Location: Raytheon Room
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Evening Book Group featuring Juliette Fay!
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us to discuss Catch Us When We Fall with Wayland author Juliette Fay, in person! All are welcome. Copies will be available at the library in late September.

On her own since the age of eighteen, Cass Macklin dated brilliant, troubled Ben McGreavy, convinced he was the smartest person she’d ever known. They partied their way through their twenties, slowly descending into a bleak world of binge-drinking and broken promises, inebriated for most of a decade. Now Ben is dead, and Cass is broke, homeless, scared…and pregnant.

Determined to have a healthy pregnancy and raise Ben’s baby, Cass has to find a way to stop drinking and build a stable life for herself and her child. But with no money, skills, or sober friends or family, the task seems insurmountable. At wit’s end, Cass turns to the only person with the means to help her: Ben’s brother Scott, third basemen for the Boston Red Sox, a man with a temper and problems of his own.

The two make a deal that neither one of them is sure they can live up to. As Cass struggles to take control of her life and to ask for help when she needs it, Scott begins to realize there’s a life for him beyond the baseball diamond.

By turns heartbreaking and humorous, with its message that change is possible, that forgiveness can be freely given, and that life, though imperfect, is worth embracing, Catch Us When We Fall is a story of human connectedness and hope.

Juliette Fay is the bestselling author of six novels, including Catch Us When We Fall, City of Flickering Light and The Tumbling Turner Sisters, a USA Today bestseller and Costco Pennie’s Book Club Pick. Previous novels include The Shortest Way Home, one of Library Journal’s Top 5 Best Books of 2012: Women’s Fiction; Deep Down True, short-listed for the 2011 Women’s Fiction award by the American Library Association; and Shelter Me, a 2009 Massachusetts Book Award “Must-Read Book” and an Indie Next pick. Juliette is a graduate of Boston College and Harvard University, and lives in Massachusetts with her family. Visit her at www.juliettefay.com, Facebook Juliette Fay, author, Twitter @juliettefay, and Instagram Juliette_Fay.

Contact: Brittany Tuttle  508-358-2311   btuttle@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday November 2, 2021
Great Presenters: John Landry - The Emerging Existential Threat of AI-Driven Cyberwarfare
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Every day businesses, governments, and individuals worldwide encounter advanced cyber-attacks targeting their software and computer networks, a digital infrastructure that we are all increasingly reliant on for our financial well-being, our livelihoods, our politics, our health and safety, and by extension, our lives!  These attacks range from teen-age hackers using commodity malware to guess your passwords to state-sponsored covert government agency attacks persisting undetected for months, maybe years, driven by highly skilled human actors.  While the techniques used today have become more and more technically sophisticated, “ThreatTech” is just beginning to exploit the enormous power of artificial intelligence (AI).  This is a “step-function” change to the threat landscape exponentially increasing the reach, stealth, and destructive power of sophisticated nefarious human actors.  John Landry returns to take us on a deep dive into this new world of “Fortified-with-AI” Cyberwar and Cybercrime – what it is, why it is so important and what we can do to defend against it!

John Landry has been a leader in the software business since the word 'software' was conceived. A 40+ year veteran of the industry, John has served as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at software leaders Lotus Development, Dun & Bradstreet Software, Cullinet Software and McCormack & Dodge as well as the Founder/Chairman/CTO of six successful startups.  Starting 20 years ago he began investing in software startups and has since invested in over 80 companies and served on the Board of Directors of over 40.  In 2018 the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) awarded John the organization’s highest honor, the Commonwealth Award, for a lifetime of commitment to technology innovation and inclusion. Landry is currently Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and ex-Trustee at his alma mater, the #1-ranked entrepreneurship college in the US, Babson College.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday November 3, 2021
ESOL Tutor Training Class
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

ESOL Tutor Training with Ginny Steel and Jane Albert.

 

Contact: Ginny Steel   508-358-7517 virginia@thesteels.com  

Fall 2021 Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled in-person for five Wednesday evenings, 6:00pm-9:00pm, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, and 11/3. Pre-registration is required.  If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Ginny Steel, ESOL Program Director, at the phone number or email address listed above.

  

 

Contact: Ginny Steel  508-358-7517   virginia@thesteels.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday November 4, 2021
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Sunday November 7, 2021
Frances Glover: Wayland Woman Warrior in WWI
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

The Wayland Historical Society and the Wayland Free Public Library Present:   

Frances Glover: Wayland Woman Warrior in WWI

with Jane Sciacca

Meet the first women to enlist in the United States Military including Wayland's Frances Glover. They were known as Yeomen(F) (F for female) in the Naval Reserve Force, little known forerunners of the WAVES of World War II. These pioneers were also the first generation of women to achieve full voting rights. Their accomplishments and struggles set the stage for the world we know today. 

Jane Sciacca is well known in Wayland and beyond for her distinct ability to enliven historical events and places for all to understand and enjoy.  She has provided innumerable programs for the Wayland Historical Society and the National Park Service.  Jane worked as an Interpretive National Park Ranger for twenty years and specialized in slavery and abolition and 19th century American Literature. She also wrote several guidebooks and children’s books for the National Park Service.  

Jane’s research skills are impeccable. Members of the Wayland Historical Society have benefited from her expertise as the Society’s president (2003-2011), Curator (2018-2019) and Lecturer on Lydia Maria Child, Women’s Suffrage and many other topics.  She also chaired the Wayland Historical Commission for a number of years. Jane and her family have lived in Wayland for over fifty years.

This event will be recorded and made available via WayCam and YouTube.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday November 11, 2021
CLOSED - Veterans' Day
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Wednesday November 17, 2021
Board of Library Trustees
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: ZOOM
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Thursday November 18, 2021
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday November 24, 2021
CLOSING EARLY - Night before Thanksgiving
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Thursday November 25, 2021
CLOSED - Thanksgiving
9:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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Friday November 26, 2021
CLOSED - Day After Thanksgiving
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Thursday December 2, 2021
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Sugar & Spice: Gingerbread History
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Chase down the story of the gingerbread man and his ancestors with Clara Silverstein of Historic Newton.

In early America, ginger was considered a sign of wealth because it had to be imported. Not until after Christmas became a national holiday in 1870 did gingerbread become associated with American celebrations of Christmas. Learn how recipes have changed over time and leave with an historic recipe to try at home!

Clara Silverstein is the Community Engagement Manager for Historic Newton and a former food writer at the Boston Herald. She has published three cookbooks, including The New England Soup Factory. Clara blogs about historic recipes at heritagerecipes.com.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Tuesday December 7, 2021
Great Presenters: Barbara Grad - Home Grown – Paintings by Barbara Grad
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Wayland artist Barbara Grad will present projected images of her large oil paintings and works on paper. She will discuss the painting process, the changes which have impacted her works, and the nuances of color and line to develop a dialogue.  As a founding member of one of the first women’s art collaboratives in America, she can also comment on challenges she faced as a woman artist exhibiting in galleries and museums.

Barbara Grad earned a BFA and MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.  She is a Professor Emeritus, Massachusetts College of Art and Design.  Her awards include: ART Berkshire Taconic Foundation, William Hicks Fellowship, MA Cultural Council Grant, two Brown Fellowships, an Art Institute of Chicago award, and an NEA Individual Artist Award.  

Her work is represented by the Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, MA.

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Thursday December 9, 2021
From Schnitzle to Nockerln with Joy Viola
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Wayland resident Joy Winkie Viola will share her new book 

From Schnitzel to Nockerln And Everything That Happened In Between, recounting her global adventures with Alfred, her late husband of 56 years.

"The book title From Schnitzel to Nockerln And Everything That Happened In Between is based on the fact that schnitzel is the first meal I cooked for Alfred on our first date and Viennese nockerln was the last thing I cooked him five days before his death from COVID-19 complications. In between those two meals we had one heck of a life together and ten of our global adventures are recounted in the book."

More about Joy.

 

Contact: Courtney Michael  508-358-2311   cmichael@minlib.net
Location: Raytheon Room
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Wednesday December 15, 2021
Board of Library Trustees
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: ZOOM
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Thursday December 16, 2021
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This group gathers two Thursdays a month to work on writing poetry. Beginners and advanced are equally welcome.

This meeting may be held via ZOOM - email Joan Kimball for the info: jawkimball@gmail.com 

Contact: Joan Kimball  978-318-0991   jawkimball@gmail.com
Location: Raytheon Room
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Friday December 24, 2021
CLOSED - Christmas Eve
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Saturday December 25, 2021
CLOSED - Christmas
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Friday December 31, 2021
CLOSED - New Year's Eve
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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