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Monday January 15, 2024 - Wednesday February 21, 2024
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
New Bedford Free Public Library's Black History Month Youth Drawing Contest

Celebrate Black History Month Through Art

Drawing Prompt: Who inspires you during Black History Month?

Entries should focus on someone from past or current history.

Share Your Art! Please include your Name, Grade, Phone/Email, and a brief sentence about your drawing's inspiration.

Entries will be accepted until Feb. 21.

Drop off your entry at any New Bedford Free Public Library location or upload on https://bit.ly/NBYouthDraws

Your Chance to Win! 3 Winners will be announced on Feb. 28th. Prize is a gift card to Michaels to continue your art.

For more information, please contact Youth Services at 508-979-1647 or email Bethany at Bsilva@sailsinc.org

CONTACT: Bethany Silva  508-979-1647  Bsilva@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library

Celebrate Black History Month Through Art

Drawing Prompt: Who inspires you during Black History Month?

Entries should focus on someone from past or current history.

Share Your Art! Please include your Name, Grade, Phone/Email, and a brief sentence about your drawing's inspiration.

Entries will be accepted until Feb. 21.

Drop off your entry at any New Bedford Free Public Library location or upload on https://bit.ly/NBYouthDraws

Your Chance to Win! 3 Winners will be announced on Feb. 28th. Prize is a gift card to Michaels to continue your art.

For more information, please contact Youth Services at 508-979-1647 or email Bethany at Bsilva@sailsinc.org

CONTACT:
  Bethany Silva
  508.979.1647
   Bsilva@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday February 22, 2024
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wilks: Financial Planner

Have money questions?  Talk to a financial planner!  Sign up for a free 30-minute session by calling the Wilks Library at 508-991-6214 or fill out this form: https://bit.ly/NBFPLfinance

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Have money questions?  Talk to a financial planner!  Sign up for a free 30-minute session by calling the Wilks Library at 508-991-6214 or fill out this form: https://bit.ly/NBFPLfinance

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Friday February 23, 2024
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Howland-Green: Scrabble Tile Coasters

Create coasters with Scrabble tiles.

Express yourself with phrases or sayings to show off to your family and friends.

No registration required.

Adult program.

CONTACT: Howland Green Library  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Library

Create coasters with Scrabble tiles.

Express yourself with phrases or sayings to show off to your family and friends.

No registration required.

Adult program.

CONTACT:
  Howland Green Library
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Library

Tuesday February 27, 2024
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4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lawler: YAM Lessons from Locals: Ninja; Reality Vs Myth

Learn about the portrayals of ninja in media and how they vastly differ from the history of what once was.

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Learn about the portrayals of ninja in media and how they vastly differ from the history of what once was.

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Main: D&D Adventurers League

Adults, join our campaign! Play Dungeons and Dragons the fourth Tuesday of every month at the downtown Main Library. Intended for ages 19+.

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  508-991-6275
LOCATION: Main Library

Adults, join our campaign! Play Dungeons and Dragons the fourth Tuesday of every month at the downtown Main Library. Intended for ages 19+.

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  508.991.6275
  

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday February 29, 2024
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Youth Services: Virtual Lunar New Year Chinese Calligraphy Class with Jojo

Celebrate the Lunar New Year & Learn Beginner's Chinese Calligraphy with Jojo!

This is a free virtual class that is available for all ages 6+ with no registration required.

Please visit Youth Services throughout February to pick up your calligraphy kit which will be available while supplies last.

To learn more about Jojo's Calligraphy, please visit: https://www.jojocalligraphy.com

Join us on Zoom: https://bit.ly/NBFPLCalligraphyClass

Meeting ID: 831 4970 5797

Passcode: 630090

For more information, please contact Youth Services at 508-979-1647 or email Bethany at Bsilva@sailsinc.org

This program is made possible thanks to the generous Enable Hope Foundation.

CONTACT: Bethany Silva  508-979-1647  Bsilva@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library

Celebrate the Lunar New Year & Learn Beginner's Chinese Calligraphy with Jojo!

This is a free virtual class that is available for all ages 6+ with no registration required.

Please visit Youth Services throughout February to pick up your calligraphy kit which will be available while supplies last.

To learn more about Jojo's Calligraphy, please visit: https://www.jojocalligraphy.com

Join us on Zoom: https://bit.ly/NBFPLCalligraphyClass

Meeting ID: 831 4970 5797

Passcode: 630090

For more information, please contact Youth Services at 508-979-1647 or email Bethany at Bsilva@sailsinc.org

This program is made possible thanks to the generous Enable Hope Foundation.

CONTACT:
  Bethany Silva
  508.979.1647
   Bsilva@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library

Saturday March 2, 2024
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Howland Green Library: Dr. Seuss Flower Pots

Celebrate Read Across America Day and create a Dr. Seuss Inspired Flower Pot.

CONTACT: Howland Green Library  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Library

Celebrate Read Across America Day and create a Dr. Seuss Inspired Flower Pot.

CONTACT:
  Howland Green Library
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Library

Tuesday March 5, 2024
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7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Howland Green Library: Presidential Primary
CONTACT: Howland Green Library  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Library
CONTACT:
  Howland Green Library
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Library

 

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main: D&D TEEN Adventurers League

Teens, join our new campaign - come play Dungeons and Dragons at the downtown Main Library! Intended for ages 12-18. Adults are welcome to join our adult Adventurers League on the fourth Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  508-991-6275
LOCATION: Main Library

Teens, join our new campaign - come play Dungeons and Dragons at the downtown Main Library! Intended for ages 12-18. Adults are welcome to join our adult Adventurers League on the fourth Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  508.991.6275
  

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday March 7, 2024
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler: Teen Library Club

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Hang out with friends and play games at the library!

Meets on the first Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Hang out with friends and play games at the library!

Meets on the first Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Friday March 8, 2024
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Howland Green Library: Shamrock Chalk Art

Create a colorful silhouette of a shamrock to get you in the St. Patrick's Day mood!

CONTACT: Howland Green Library  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Library

Create a colorful silhouette of a shamrock to get you in the St. Patrick's Day mood!

CONTACT:
  Howland Green Library
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Library

Saturday March 9, 2024
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wilks: Gundam Pros Build

Bring your modeling supplies and hang out at a monthly Gundam build event at the library.

Open to all Gundam fans and modelers. All skill levels welcome. Learn new tips and tricks or share your own.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Bring your modeling supplies and hang out at a monthly Gundam build event at the library.

Open to all Gundam fans and modelers. All skill levels welcome. Learn new tips and tricks or share your own.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Tuesday March 12, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Howland Green Library: Shamrock Suncatchers

Decorate your windows with these fun St. Patrick's Day suncatchers. 

Intended for children, ages 6-11. 

CONTACT: Howland Green Library  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Library

Decorate your windows with these fun St. Patrick's Day suncatchers. 

Intended for children, ages 6-11. 

CONTACT:
  Howland Green Library
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Library

Wednesday March 13, 2024
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Youth Services: Pokémon GO Night

6 - 7 PM Meet up with friends at the New Bedford Main Library during Pokémon GO Raid Hour!

6 - 7:30 PM Activity To Be Announced

6 - 7:30 PM Discover the Global Goals. Collect a button. Explore the Library & Design Fun Pokémon Coloring Pages

For more information, please contact Library Youth Services at 508-979-1647 or email Bethany at Bsilva@sailsinc.org

CONTACT: Bethany Silva  508-979-1647  Bsilva@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library

6 - 7 PM Meet up with friends at the New Bedford Main Library during Pokémon GO Raid Hour!

6 - 7:30 PM Activity To Be Announced

6 - 7:30 PM Discover the Global Goals. Collect a button. Explore the Library & Design Fun Pokémon Coloring Pages

For more information, please contact Library Youth Services at 508-979-1647 or email Bethany at Bsilva@sailsinc.org

CONTACT:
  Bethany Silva
  508.979.1647
   Bsilva@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday March 14, 2024

AHA! (Art, History, Architecture) provides a free platform for New Bedford’s creative community to showcase their talents collectively; making arts, culture, and creative expression accessible to all.

AHA! Night has offered a meeting place for over 60 community partners on the 2nd Thursday of the month, when artistic expression is everywhere and open to everyone: encouraging fun, provoking-thought and nurturing the soul. Join us and come downtown for your own AHA! moment!

For over 20 years, AHA! 2nd Thursday events have provided community partners with a time and place to shine. AHA!’s collaboration with state, municipal and private funding partners is leveraged to attract local, regional and long-distance visitors to downtown New Bedford, revitalizing the city through a growing creative economy.

CONTACT: Bethany Silva  508-979-1647  Bsilva@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library

AHA! (Art, History, Architecture) provides a free platform for New Bedford’s creative community to showcase their talents collectively; making arts, culture, and creative expression accessible to all.

AHA! Night has offered a meeting place for over 60 community partners on the 2nd Thursday of the month, when artistic expression is everywhere and open to everyone: encouraging fun, provoking-thought and nurturing the soul. Join us and come downtown for your own AHA! moment!

For over 20 years, AHA! 2nd Thursday events have provided community partners with a time and place to shine. AHA!’s collaboration with state, municipal and private funding partners is leveraged to attract local, regional and long-distance visitors to downtown New Bedford, revitalizing the city through a growing creative economy.

CONTACT:
  Bethany Silva
  508.979.1647
   Bsilva@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library

Tuesday March 19, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Main: Learn to Crochet

A monthly beginner class on basic crochet techniques! Some materials provided.

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  508-991-6275
LOCATION: Main Library

A monthly beginner class on basic crochet techniques! Some materials provided.

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  508.991.6275
  

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday March 21, 2024
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1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Howland-Green Library: Book Sale
Stock up on some new reads at our book sale!
The book sale will be cash only. 
Open to the general public.
 
All proceeds help fund library programming. 
CONTACT: Howland Green Library  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Library
Stock up on some new reads at our book sale!
The book sale will be cash only. 
Open to the general public.
 
All proceeds help fund library programming. 
CONTACT:
  Howland Green Library
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Library

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler: Teen Anime Club

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Talk about your favorite Japanese-style comic or animated series with fellow teens while watching episodes of various anime, courtesy of Crunchyroll!

Meets on the third Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Talk about your favorite Japanese-style comic or animated series with fellow teens while watching episodes of various anime, courtesy of Crunchyroll!

Meets on the third Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Friday March 22, 2024
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Howland Green Library: Book Sale
Stock up on some new reads at our book sale!
The book sale will be cash only. 
Open to the general public.
 
All proceeds help fund library programming. 
CONTACT: Howland Green Library  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Library
Stock up on some new reads at our book sale!
The book sale will be cash only. 
Open to the general public.
 
All proceeds help fund library programming. 
CONTACT:
  Howland Green Library
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Library

Saturday March 23, 2024
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Howland Green Library: Book Sale
Stock up on some new reads at our book sale!
The book sale will be cash only. 
Open to the general public.
 
All proceeds help library programming. 
CONTACT: Howland Green Library  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Library
Stock up on some new reads at our book sale!
The book sale will be cash only. 
Open to the general public.
 
All proceeds help library programming. 
CONTACT:
  Howland Green Library
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Library

Tuesday March 26, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Howland Green Library: Sand Art

Get creative by making your own colorful and artistic sand art masterpieces.

Intended for children, ages 6-11. 

CONTACT: Howland Green Library  508-991-6212
LOCATION: Howland-Green Library

Get creative by making your own colorful and artistic sand art masterpieces.

Intended for children, ages 6-11. 

CONTACT:
  Howland Green Library
  508.991.6212
  

LOCATION: Howland-Green Library

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Main: D&D Adventurers League

Adults, join our campaign! Play Dungeons and Dragons the fourth Tuesday of every month at the downtown Main Library. Intended for ages 19+.

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  508-991-6275
LOCATION: Main Library

Adults, join our campaign! Play Dungeons and Dragons the fourth Tuesday of every month at the downtown Main Library. Intended for ages 19+.

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  508.991.6275
  

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday March 28, 2024
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wilks: Financial Planner

Have money questions?  Talk to a financial planner!  Sign up for a free 30-minute session by calling the Wilks Library at 508-991-6214 or fill out this form: https://bit.ly/NBFPLfinance

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Have money questions?  Talk to a financial planner!  Sign up for a free 30-minute session by calling the Wilks Library at 508-991-6214 or fill out this form: https://bit.ly/NBFPLfinance

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Saturday March 30, 2024
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Main: Crochet for Compassion

Crochet club meets monthly to make items to donate to the New Bedford community! Some experience is suggested.

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  508-991-6275
LOCATION: Main Library

Crochet club meets monthly to make items to donate to the New Bedford community! Some experience is suggested.

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  508.991.6275
  

LOCATION: Main Library

Tuesday April 2, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main: D&D TEEN Adventurers League

Teens, join our new campaign - come play Dungeons and Dragons at the downtown Main Library! Intended for ages 12-18. Adults are welcome to join our adult Adventurers League on the fourth Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  508-991-6275
LOCATION: Main Library

Teens, join our new campaign - come play Dungeons and Dragons at the downtown Main Library! Intended for ages 12-18. Adults are welcome to join our adult Adventurers League on the fourth Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  508.991.6275
  

LOCATION: Main Library

Wednesday April 3, 2024
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Youth Services: Pokémon GO Night

6 - 7 PM Meet up with friends at the New Bedford Main Library during Pokémon GO Raid Hour!

6 - 7:30 PM Activity To Be Announced

6 - 7:30 PM Discover the Global Goals. Collect a button. Explore the Library & Design Fun Pokémon Coloring Pages

For more information, please contact Library Youth Services at 508-979-1647 or email Bethany at Bsilva@sailsinc.org

CONTACT: Bethany Silva  508-979-1647  Bsilva@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library

6 - 7 PM Meet up with friends at the New Bedford Main Library during Pokémon GO Raid Hour!

6 - 7:30 PM Activity To Be Announced

6 - 7:30 PM Discover the Global Goals. Collect a button. Explore the Library & Design Fun Pokémon Coloring Pages

For more information, please contact Library Youth Services at 508-979-1647 or email Bethany at Bsilva@sailsinc.org

CONTACT:
  Bethany Silva
  508.979.1647
   Bsilva@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday April 4, 2024
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler: Teen Library Club

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Hang out with friends and play games at the library!

Meets on the first Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Hang out with friends and play games at the library!

Meets on the first Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Tuesday April 9, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Main: Friends of the Library Meeting

Join us at the Main Library for the Friends' Meeting!

Anyone that is interested in the New Bedford Free Public Library's goals can become a Friend! Simply join by coming to our next meeting or emailing the Friends at: friendsnbpubliclibrary@gmail.com

Who Are the Friends?

The Friends of the New Bedford Free Public Library is a nonprofit organization that supports the library by raising funds to sponsor library activities such as the summer reading program, cultural and educational programs for all ages, and purchasing new materials. The Friends group is essential for promoting library services throughout the community.

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  508-991-6275
LOCATION: Main Library

Join us at the Main Library for the Friends' Meeting!

Anyone that is interested in the New Bedford Free Public Library's goals can become a Friend! Simply join by coming to our next meeting or emailing the Friends at: friendsnbpubliclibrary@gmail.com

Who Are the Friends?

The Friends of the New Bedford Free Public Library is a nonprofit organization that supports the library by raising funds to sponsor library activities such as the summer reading program, cultural and educational programs for all ages, and purchasing new materials. The Friends group is essential for promoting library services throughout the community.

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  508.991.6275
  

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday April 11, 2024

AHA! (Art, History, Architecture) provides a free platform for New Bedford’s creative community to showcase their talents collectively; making arts, culture, and creative expression accessible to all.

AHA! Night has offered a meeting place for over 60 community partners on the 2nd Thursday of the month, when artistic expression is everywhere and open to everyone: encouraging fun, provoking-thought and nurturing the soul. Join us and come downtown for your own AHA! moment!

For over 20 years, AHA! 2nd Thursday events have provided community partners with a time and place to shine. AHA!’s collaboration with state, municipal and private funding partners is leveraged to attract local, regional and long-distance visitors to downtown New Bedford, revitalizing the city through a growing creative economy.

CONTACT: Bethany Silva  508-979-1647  Bsilva@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library

AHA! (Art, History, Architecture) provides a free platform for New Bedford’s creative community to showcase their talents collectively; making arts, culture, and creative expression accessible to all.

AHA! Night has offered a meeting place for over 60 community partners on the 2nd Thursday of the month, when artistic expression is everywhere and open to everyone: encouraging fun, provoking-thought and nurturing the soul. Join us and come downtown for your own AHA! moment!

For over 20 years, AHA! 2nd Thursday events have provided community partners with a time and place to shine. AHA!’s collaboration with state, municipal and private funding partners is leveraged to attract local, regional and long-distance visitors to downtown New Bedford, revitalizing the city through a growing creative economy.

CONTACT:
  Bethany Silva
  508.979.1647
   Bsilva@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library

Saturday April 13, 2024
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wilks: Gundam Pros Build

Bring your modeling supplies and hang out at a monthly Gundam build event at the library.

Open to all Gundam fans and modelers. All skill levels welcome. Learn new tips and tricks or share your own.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Bring your modeling supplies and hang out at a monthly Gundam build event at the library.

Open to all Gundam fans and modelers. All skill levels welcome. Learn new tips and tricks or share your own.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Tuesday April 16, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Main: Learn to Crochet

A monthly beginner class on basic crochet techniques! Some materials provided.

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  508-991-6275
LOCATION: Main Library

A monthly beginner class on basic crochet techniques! Some materials provided.

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  508.991.6275
  

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday April 18, 2024
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler: Teen Anime Club

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Talk about your favorite Japanese-style comic or animated series with fellow teens while watching episodes of various anime, courtesy of Crunchyroll!

Meets on the third Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Talk about your favorite Japanese-style comic or animated series with fellow teens while watching episodes of various anime, courtesy of Crunchyroll!

Meets on the third Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Tuesday April 23, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Main: D&D Adventurers League

Adults, join our campaign! Play Dungeons and Dragons the fourth Tuesday of every month at the downtown Main Library. Intended for ages 19+.

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  508-991-6275
LOCATION: Main Library

Adults, join our campaign! Play Dungeons and Dragons the fourth Tuesday of every month at the downtown Main Library. Intended for ages 19+.

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  508.991.6275
  

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday April 25, 2024
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wilks: Financial Planner

Have money questions?  Talk to a financial planner!  Sign up for a free 30-minute session by calling the Wilks Library at 508-991-6214 or fill out this form: https://bit.ly/NBFPLfinance

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Have money questions?  Talk to a financial planner!  Sign up for a free 30-minute session by calling the Wilks Library at 508-991-6214 or fill out this form: https://bit.ly/NBFPLfinance

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Saturday April 27, 2024
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Main: Crochet for Compassion

Crochet club meets monthly to make items to donate to the New Bedford community! Some experience is suggested.

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  508-991-6275
LOCATION: Main Library

Crochet club meets monthly to make items to donate to the New Bedford community! Some experience is suggested.

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  508.991.6275
  

LOCATION: Main Library

Tuesday April 30, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Thursday May 2, 2024
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler: Teen Library Club

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Hang out with friends and play games at the library!

Meets on the first Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Hang out with friends and play games at the library!

Meets on the first Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Tuesday May 7, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main: D&D TEEN Adventurers League

Teens, join our new campaign - come play Dungeons and Dragons at the downtown Main Library! Intended for ages 12-18. Adults are welcome to join our adult Adventurers League on the fourth Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  508-991-6275
LOCATION: Main Library

Teens, join our new campaign - come play Dungeons and Dragons at the downtown Main Library! Intended for ages 12-18. Adults are welcome to join our adult Adventurers League on the fourth Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  508.991.6275
  

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday May 9, 2024

AHA! (Art, History, Architecture) provides a free platform for New Bedford’s creative community to showcase their talents collectively; making arts, culture, and creative expression accessible to all.

AHA! Night has offered a meeting place for over 60 community partners on the 2nd Thursday of the month, when artistic expression is everywhere and open to everyone: encouraging fun, provoking-thought and nurturing the soul. Join us and come downtown for your own AHA! moment!

For over 20 years, AHA! 2nd Thursday events have provided community partners with a time and place to shine. AHA!’s collaboration with state, municipal and private funding partners is leveraged to attract local, regional and long-distance visitors to downtown New Bedford, revitalizing the city through a growing creative economy.

CONTACT: Bethany Silva  508-979-1647  Bsilva@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library

AHA! (Art, History, Architecture) provides a free platform for New Bedford’s creative community to showcase their talents collectively; making arts, culture, and creative expression accessible to all.

AHA! Night has offered a meeting place for over 60 community partners on the 2nd Thursday of the month, when artistic expression is everywhere and open to everyone: encouraging fun, provoking-thought and nurturing the soul. Join us and come downtown for your own AHA! moment!

For over 20 years, AHA! 2nd Thursday events have provided community partners with a time and place to shine. AHA!’s collaboration with state, municipal and private funding partners is leveraged to attract local, regional and long-distance visitors to downtown New Bedford, revitalizing the city through a growing creative economy.

CONTACT:
  Bethany Silva
  508.979.1647
   Bsilva@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library

Saturday May 11, 2024
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wilks: Gundam Pros Build

Bring your modeling supplies and hang out at a monthly Gundam build event at the library.

Open to all Gundam fans and modelers. All skill levels welcome. Learn new tips and tricks or share your own.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Bring your modeling supplies and hang out at a monthly Gundam build event at the library.

Open to all Gundam fans and modelers. All skill levels welcome. Learn new tips and tricks or share your own.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Tuesday May 14, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Thursday May 16, 2024
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler: Teen Anime Club

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Talk about your favorite Japanese-style comic or animated series with fellow teens while watching episodes of various anime, courtesy of Crunchyroll!

Meets on the third Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Talk about your favorite Japanese-style comic or animated series with fellow teens while watching episodes of various anime, courtesy of Crunchyroll!

Meets on the third Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Tuesday May 21, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Wednesday May 22, 2024
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
🔴 Youth Services: Pokémon GO Night

6 - 7 PM Meet up with friends at the New Bedford Main Library during Pokémon GO Raid Hour!

6 - 7:30 PM Activity To Be Announced

6 - 7:30 PM Discover the Global Goals. Collect a button. Explore the Library & Design Fun Pokémon Coloring Pages

For more information, please contact Library Youth Services at 508-979-1647 or email Bethany at Bsilva@sailsinc.org

CONTACT: Bethany Silva  508-979-1647  Bsilva@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library

6 - 7 PM Meet up with friends at the New Bedford Main Library during Pokémon GO Raid Hour!

6 - 7:30 PM Activity To Be Announced

6 - 7:30 PM Discover the Global Goals. Collect a button. Explore the Library & Design Fun Pokémon Coloring Pages

For more information, please contact Library Youth Services at 508-979-1647 or email Bethany at Bsilva@sailsinc.org

CONTACT:
  Bethany Silva
  508.979.1647
   Bsilva@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday May 23, 2024
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wilks: Financial Planner

Have money questions?  Talk to a financial planner!  Sign up for a free 30-minute session by calling the Wilks Library at 508-991-6214 or fill out this form: https://bit.ly/NBFPLfinance

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Have money questions?  Talk to a financial planner!  Sign up for a free 30-minute session by calling the Wilks Library at 508-991-6214 or fill out this form: https://bit.ly/NBFPLfinance

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Tuesday May 28, 2024
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Main: Crochet for Compassion

Crochet club meets monthly to make items to donate to the New Bedford community! Some experience is suggested.

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  508-991-6275
LOCATION: Main Library

Crochet club meets monthly to make items to donate to the New Bedford community! Some experience is suggested.

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  508.991.6275
  

LOCATION: Main Library

 

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Tuesday June 4, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main: D&D TEEN Adventurers League

Teens, join our new campaign - come play Dungeons and Dragons at the downtown Main Library! Intended for ages 12-18. Adults are welcome to join our adult Adventurers League on the fourth Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  508-991-6275
LOCATION: Main Library

Teens, join our new campaign - come play Dungeons and Dragons at the downtown Main Library! Intended for ages 12-18. Adults are welcome to join our adult Adventurers League on the fourth Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  508.991.6275
  

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday June 6, 2024
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler: Teen Library Club

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Hang out with friends and play games at the library!

Meets on the first Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Hang out with friends and play games at the library!

Meets on the first Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Saturday June 8, 2024
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wilks: Gundam Pros Build

Bring your modeling supplies and hang out at a monthly Gundam build event at the library.

Open to all Gundam fans and modelers. All skill levels welcome. Learn new tips and tricks or share your own.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Bring your modeling supplies and hang out at a monthly Gundam build event at the library.

Open to all Gundam fans and modelers. All skill levels welcome. Learn new tips and tricks or share your own.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Tuesday June 11, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Thursday June 13, 2024

AHA! (Art, History, Architecture) provides a free platform for New Bedford’s creative community to showcase their talents collectively; making arts, culture, and creative expression accessible to all.

AHA! Night has offered a meeting place for over 60 community partners on the 2nd Thursday of the month, when artistic expression is everywhere and open to everyone: encouraging fun, provoking-thought and nurturing the soul. Join us and come downtown for your own AHA! moment!

For over 20 years, AHA! 2nd Thursday events have provided community partners with a time and place to shine. AHA!’s collaboration with state, municipal and private funding partners is leveraged to attract local, regional and long-distance visitors to downtown New Bedford, revitalizing the city through a growing creative economy.

CONTACT: Bethany Silva  508-979-1647  Bsilva@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library

AHA! (Art, History, Architecture) provides a free platform for New Bedford’s creative community to showcase their talents collectively; making arts, culture, and creative expression accessible to all.

AHA! Night has offered a meeting place for over 60 community partners on the 2nd Thursday of the month, when artistic expression is everywhere and open to everyone: encouraging fun, provoking-thought and nurturing the soul. Join us and come downtown for your own AHA! moment!

For over 20 years, AHA! 2nd Thursday events have provided community partners with a time and place to shine. AHA!’s collaboration with state, municipal and private funding partners is leveraged to attract local, regional and long-distance visitors to downtown New Bedford, revitalizing the city through a growing creative economy.

CONTACT:
  Bethany Silva
  508.979.1647
   Bsilva@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library

Tuesday June 18, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Thursday June 20, 2024
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler: Teen Anime Club

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Talk about your favorite Japanese-style comic or animated series with fellow teens while watching episodes of various anime, courtesy of Crunchyroll!

Meets on the third Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Talk about your favorite Japanese-style comic or animated series with fellow teens while watching episodes of various anime, courtesy of Crunchyroll!

Meets on the third Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Tuesday June 25, 2024
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Main: Crochet for Compassion

Crochet club meets monthly to make items to donate to the New Bedford community! Some experience is suggested.

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  508-991-6275
LOCATION: Main Library

Crochet club meets monthly to make items to donate to the New Bedford community! Some experience is suggested.

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  508.991.6275
  

LOCATION: Main Library

 

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Thursday June 27, 2024
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wilks: Financial Planner

Have money questions?  Talk to a financial planner!  Sign up for a free 30-minute session by calling the Wilks Library at 508-991-6214 or fill out this form: https://bit.ly/NBFPLfinance

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Have money questions?  Talk to a financial planner!  Sign up for a free 30-minute session by calling the Wilks Library at 508-991-6214 or fill out this form: https://bit.ly/NBFPLfinance

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Tuesday July 2, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main: D&D TEEN Adventurers League

Teens, join our new campaign - come play Dungeons and Dragons at the downtown Main Library! Intended for ages 12-18. Adults are welcome to join our adult Adventurers League on the fourth Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  508-991-6275
LOCATION: Main Library

Teens, join our new campaign - come play Dungeons and Dragons at the downtown Main Library! Intended for ages 12-18. Adults are welcome to join our adult Adventurers League on the fourth Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  508.991.6275
  

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday July 4, 2024
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler: Teen Library Club

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Hang out with friends and play games at the library!

Meets on the first Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Hang out with friends and play games at the library!

Meets on the first Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Tuesday July 9, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Thursday July 11, 2024

AHA! (Art, History, Architecture) provides a free platform for New Bedford’s creative community to showcase their talents collectively; making arts, culture, and creative expression accessible to all.

AHA! Night has offered a meeting place for over 60 community partners on the 2nd Thursday of the month, when artistic expression is everywhere and open to everyone: encouraging fun, provoking-thought and nurturing the soul. Join us and come downtown for your own AHA! moment!

For over 20 years, AHA! 2nd Thursday events have provided community partners with a time and place to shine. AHA!’s collaboration with state, municipal and private funding partners is leveraged to attract local, regional and long-distance visitors to downtown New Bedford, revitalizing the city through a growing creative economy.

CONTACT: Bethany Silva  508-979-1647  Bsilva@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library

AHA! (Art, History, Architecture) provides a free platform for New Bedford’s creative community to showcase their talents collectively; making arts, culture, and creative expression accessible to all.

AHA! Night has offered a meeting place for over 60 community partners on the 2nd Thursday of the month, when artistic expression is everywhere and open to everyone: encouraging fun, provoking-thought and nurturing the soul. Join us and come downtown for your own AHA! moment!

For over 20 years, AHA! 2nd Thursday events have provided community partners with a time and place to shine. AHA!’s collaboration with state, municipal and private funding partners is leveraged to attract local, regional and long-distance visitors to downtown New Bedford, revitalizing the city through a growing creative economy.

CONTACT:
  Bethany Silva
  508.979.1647
   Bsilva@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library

Saturday July 13, 2024
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wilks: Gundam Pros Build

Bring your modeling supplies and hang out at a monthly Gundam build event at the library.

Open to all Gundam fans and modelers. All skill levels welcome. Learn new tips and tricks or share your own.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Bring your modeling supplies and hang out at a monthly Gundam build event at the library.

Open to all Gundam fans and modelers. All skill levels welcome. Learn new tips and tricks or share your own.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Tuesday July 16, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Thursday July 18, 2024
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler: Teen Anime Club

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Talk about your favorite Japanese-style comic or animated series with fellow teens while watching episodes of various anime, courtesy of Crunchyroll!

Meets on the third Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Talk about your favorite Japanese-style comic or animated series with fellow teens while watching episodes of various anime, courtesy of Crunchyroll!

Meets on the third Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Tuesday July 23, 2024
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Main: Crochet for Compassion

Crochet club meets monthly to make items to donate to the New Bedford community! Some experience is suggested.

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  508-991-6275
LOCATION: Main Library

Crochet club meets monthly to make items to donate to the New Bedford community! Some experience is suggested.

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  508.991.6275
  

LOCATION: Main Library

 

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Thursday July 25, 2024
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wilks: Financial Planner

Have money questions?  Talk to a financial planner!  Sign up for a free 30-minute session by calling the Wilks Library at 508-991-6214 or fill out this form: https://bit.ly/NBFPLfinance

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Have money questions?  Talk to a financial planner!  Sign up for a free 30-minute session by calling the Wilks Library at 508-991-6214 or fill out this form: https://bit.ly/NBFPLfinance

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Tuesday July 30, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Thursday August 1, 2024
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler: Teen Library Club

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Hang out with friends and play games at the library!

Meets on the first Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Hang out with friends and play games at the library!

Meets on the first Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Friday August 2, 2024
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6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Candida Rose
CONTACT: Olivia Melo  15089613044  omelo@sailsinc.org
Saturday August 3, 2024
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6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Candida Rose
CONTACT: Olivia Melo  15089613044  omelo@sailsinc.org
Tuesday August 6, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main: D&D TEEN Adventurers League

Teens, join our new campaign - come play Dungeons and Dragons at the downtown Main Library! Intended for ages 12-18. Adults are welcome to join our adult Adventurers League on the fourth Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  508-991-6275
LOCATION: Main Library

Teens, join our new campaign - come play Dungeons and Dragons at the downtown Main Library! Intended for ages 12-18. Adults are welcome to join our adult Adventurers League on the fourth Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  508.991.6275
  

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday August 8, 2024

AHA! (Art, History, Architecture) provides a free platform for New Bedford’s creative community to showcase their talents collectively; making arts, culture, and creative expression accessible to all.

AHA! Night has offered a meeting place for over 60 community partners on the 2nd Thursday of the month, when artistic expression is everywhere and open to everyone: encouraging fun, provoking-thought and nurturing the soul. Join us and come downtown for your own AHA! moment!

For over 20 years, AHA! 2nd Thursday events have provided community partners with a time and place to shine. AHA!’s collaboration with state, municipal and private funding partners is leveraged to attract local, regional and long-distance visitors to downtown New Bedford, revitalizing the city through a growing creative economy.

CONTACT: Bethany Silva  508-979-1647  Bsilva@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library

AHA! (Art, History, Architecture) provides a free platform for New Bedford’s creative community to showcase their talents collectively; making arts, culture, and creative expression accessible to all.

AHA! Night has offered a meeting place for over 60 community partners on the 2nd Thursday of the month, when artistic expression is everywhere and open to everyone: encouraging fun, provoking-thought and nurturing the soul. Join us and come downtown for your own AHA! moment!

For over 20 years, AHA! 2nd Thursday events have provided community partners with a time and place to shine. AHA!’s collaboration with state, municipal and private funding partners is leveraged to attract local, regional and long-distance visitors to downtown New Bedford, revitalizing the city through a growing creative economy.

CONTACT:
  Bethany Silva
  508.979.1647
   Bsilva@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library

Saturday August 10, 2024
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wilks: Gundam Pros Build

Bring your modeling supplies and hang out at a monthly Gundam build event at the library.

Open to all Gundam fans and modelers. All skill levels welcome. Learn new tips and tricks or share your own.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Bring your modeling supplies and hang out at a monthly Gundam build event at the library.

Open to all Gundam fans and modelers. All skill levels welcome. Learn new tips and tricks or share your own.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Tuesday August 13, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Thursday August 15, 2024
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler: Teen Anime Club

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Talk about your favorite Japanese-style comic or animated series with fellow teens while watching episodes of various anime, courtesy of Crunchyroll!

Meets on the third Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Talk about your favorite Japanese-style comic or animated series with fellow teens while watching episodes of various anime, courtesy of Crunchyroll!

Meets on the third Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Tuesday August 20, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Thursday August 22, 2024
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wilks: Financial Planner

Have money questions?  Talk to a financial planner!  Sign up for a free 30-minute session by calling the Wilks Library at 508-991-6214 or fill out this form: https://bit.ly/NBFPLfinance

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Have money questions?  Talk to a financial planner!  Sign up for a free 30-minute session by calling the Wilks Library at 508-991-6214 or fill out this form: https://bit.ly/NBFPLfinance

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Tuesday August 27, 2024
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Main: Crochet for Compassion

Crochet club meets monthly to make items to donate to the New Bedford community! Some experience is suggested.

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  508-991-6275
LOCATION: Main Library

Crochet club meets monthly to make items to donate to the New Bedford community! Some experience is suggested.

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  508.991.6275
  

LOCATION: Main Library

 

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Tuesday September 3, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main: D&D TEEN Adventurers League

Teens, join our new campaign - come play Dungeons and Dragons at the downtown Main Library! Intended for ages 12-18. Adults are welcome to join our adult Adventurers League on the fourth Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  508-991-6275
LOCATION: Main Library

Teens, join our new campaign - come play Dungeons and Dragons at the downtown Main Library! Intended for ages 12-18. Adults are welcome to join our adult Adventurers League on the fourth Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  508.991.6275
  

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday September 5, 2024
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler: Teen Library Club

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Hang out with friends and play games at the library!

Meets on the first Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Hang out with friends and play games at the library!

Meets on the first Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Tuesday September 10, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Thursday September 12, 2024

AHA! (Art, History, Architecture) provides a free platform for New Bedford’s creative community to showcase their talents collectively; making arts, culture, and creative expression accessible to all.

AHA! Night has offered a meeting place for over 60 community partners on the 2nd Thursday of the month, when artistic expression is everywhere and open to everyone: encouraging fun, provoking-thought and nurturing the soul. Join us and come downtown for your own AHA! moment!

For over 20 years, AHA! 2nd Thursday events have provided community partners with a time and place to shine. AHA!’s collaboration with state, municipal and private funding partners is leveraged to attract local, regional and long-distance visitors to downtown New Bedford, revitalizing the city through a growing creative economy.

CONTACT: Bethany Silva  508-979-1647  Bsilva@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library

AHA! (Art, History, Architecture) provides a free platform for New Bedford’s creative community to showcase their talents collectively; making arts, culture, and creative expression accessible to all.

AHA! Night has offered a meeting place for over 60 community partners on the 2nd Thursday of the month, when artistic expression is everywhere and open to everyone: encouraging fun, provoking-thought and nurturing the soul. Join us and come downtown for your own AHA! moment!

For over 20 years, AHA! 2nd Thursday events have provided community partners with a time and place to shine. AHA!’s collaboration with state, municipal and private funding partners is leveraged to attract local, regional and long-distance visitors to downtown New Bedford, revitalizing the city through a growing creative economy.

CONTACT:
  Bethany Silva
  508.979.1647
   Bsilva@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library

Saturday September 14, 2024
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wilks: Gundam Pros Build

Bring your modeling supplies and hang out at a monthly Gundam build event at the library.

Open to all Gundam fans and modelers. All skill levels welcome. Learn new tips and tricks or share your own.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Bring your modeling supplies and hang out at a monthly Gundam build event at the library.

Open to all Gundam fans and modelers. All skill levels welcome. Learn new tips and tricks or share your own.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Tuesday September 17, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Thursday September 19, 2024
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler: Teen Anime Club

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Talk about your favorite Japanese-style comic or animated series with fellow teens while watching episodes of various anime, courtesy of Crunchyroll!

Meets on the third Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Talk about your favorite Japanese-style comic or animated series with fellow teens while watching episodes of various anime, courtesy of Crunchyroll!

Meets on the third Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Tuesday September 24, 2024
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Main: Crochet for Compassion

Crochet club meets monthly to make items to donate to the New Bedford community! Some experience is suggested.

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  508-991-6275
LOCATION: Main Library

Crochet club meets monthly to make items to donate to the New Bedford community! Some experience is suggested.

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  508.991.6275
  

LOCATION: Main Library

 

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Thursday September 26, 2024
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wilks: Financial Planner

Have money questions?  Talk to a financial planner!  Sign up for a free 30-minute session by calling the Wilks Library at 508-991-6214 or fill out this form: https://bit.ly/NBFPLfinance

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Have money questions?  Talk to a financial planner!  Sign up for a free 30-minute session by calling the Wilks Library at 508-991-6214 or fill out this form: https://bit.ly/NBFPLfinance

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Tuesday October 1, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main: D&D TEEN Adventurers League

Teens, join our new campaign - come play Dungeons and Dragons at the downtown Main Library! Intended for ages 12-18. Adults are welcome to join our adult Adventurers League on the fourth Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  508-991-6275
LOCATION: Main Library

Teens, join our new campaign - come play Dungeons and Dragons at the downtown Main Library! Intended for ages 12-18. Adults are welcome to join our adult Adventurers League on the fourth Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  508.991.6275
  

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday October 3, 2024
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler: Teen Library Club

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Hang out with friends and play games at the library!

Meets on the first Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Hang out with friends and play games at the library!

Meets on the first Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Tuesday October 8, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Thursday October 10, 2024

AHA! (Art, History, Architecture) provides a free platform for New Bedford’s creative community to showcase their talents collectively; making arts, culture, and creative expression accessible to all.

AHA! Night has offered a meeting place for over 60 community partners on the 2nd Thursday of the month, when artistic expression is everywhere and open to everyone: encouraging fun, provoking-thought and nurturing the soul. Join us and come downtown for your own AHA! moment!

For over 20 years, AHA! 2nd Thursday events have provided community partners with a time and place to shine. AHA!’s collaboration with state, municipal and private funding partners is leveraged to attract local, regional and long-distance visitors to downtown New Bedford, revitalizing the city through a growing creative economy.

CONTACT: Bethany Silva  508-979-1647  Bsilva@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library

AHA! (Art, History, Architecture) provides a free platform for New Bedford’s creative community to showcase their talents collectively; making arts, culture, and creative expression accessible to all.

AHA! Night has offered a meeting place for over 60 community partners on the 2nd Thursday of the month, when artistic expression is everywhere and open to everyone: encouraging fun, provoking-thought and nurturing the soul. Join us and come downtown for your own AHA! moment!

For over 20 years, AHA! 2nd Thursday events have provided community partners with a time and place to shine. AHA!’s collaboration with state, municipal and private funding partners is leveraged to attract local, regional and long-distance visitors to downtown New Bedford, revitalizing the city through a growing creative economy.

CONTACT:
  Bethany Silva
  508.979.1647
   Bsilva@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library

Saturday October 12, 2024
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wilks: Gundam Pros Build

Bring your modeling supplies and hang out at a monthly Gundam build event at the library.

Open to all Gundam fans and modelers. All skill levels welcome. Learn new tips and tricks or share your own.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Bring your modeling supplies and hang out at a monthly Gundam build event at the library.

Open to all Gundam fans and modelers. All skill levels welcome. Learn new tips and tricks or share your own.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Tuesday October 15, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Thursday October 17, 2024
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler: Teen Anime Club

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Talk about your favorite Japanese-style comic or animated series with fellow teens while watching episodes of various anime, courtesy of Crunchyroll!

Meets on the third Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Talk about your favorite Japanese-style comic or animated series with fellow teens while watching episodes of various anime, courtesy of Crunchyroll!

Meets on the third Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Tuesday October 22, 2024
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Main: Crochet for Compassion

Crochet club meets monthly to make items to donate to the New Bedford community! Some experience is suggested.

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  508-991-6275
LOCATION: Main Library

Crochet club meets monthly to make items to donate to the New Bedford community! Some experience is suggested.

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  508.991.6275
  

LOCATION: Main Library

 

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Thursday October 24, 2024
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wilks: Financial Planner

Have money questions?  Talk to a financial planner!  Sign up for a free 30-minute session by calling the Wilks Library at 508-991-6214 or fill out this form: https://bit.ly/NBFPLfinance

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Have money questions?  Talk to a financial planner!  Sign up for a free 30-minute session by calling the Wilks Library at 508-991-6214 or fill out this form: https://bit.ly/NBFPLfinance

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Tuesday October 29, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Tuesday November 5, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, young adults who aged out of the Lawler Branch Teen Room had wanted to continue meeting weekly at the library where they're in charge of planning and hosting the events. Each month has a wide variety of different events chosen by the group, from life skills and lessons to crafts and games.

TL;DR: Young adult events for patrons ages 18 - 26.

Meets Tuesdays @ 4 PM at the Lawler Branch.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main: D&D TEEN Adventurers League

Teens, join our new campaign - come play Dungeons and Dragons at the downtown Main Library! Intended for ages 12-18. Adults are welcome to join our adult Adventurers League on the fourth Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: New Bedford Free Public Library  508-991-6275
LOCATION: Main Library

Teens, join our new campaign - come play Dungeons and Dragons at the downtown Main Library! Intended for ages 12-18. Adults are welcome to join our adult Adventurers League on the fourth Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  New Bedford Free Public Library
  508.991.6275
  

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday November 7, 2024
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lawler: Teen Library Club

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Hang out with friends and play games at the library!

Meets on the first Thursday of every month.

CONTACT: Francis J. Lawler Branch  508-991-6216  
LOCATION: Lawler Branch

For patrons in grades 6 through 12.

Hang out with friends and play games at the library!

Meets on the first Thursday of every month.

CONTACT:
  Francis J. Lawler Branch
  508.991.6216
    

LOCATION: Lawler Branch

Saturday November 9, 2024
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wilks: Gundam Pros Build

Bring your modeling supplies and hang out at a monthly Gundam build event at the library.

Open to all Gundam fans and modelers. All skill levels welcome. Learn new tips and tricks or share your own.

CONTACT: Wilks Library  508-991-6214
LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Bring your modeling supplies and hang out at a monthly Gundam build event at the library.

Open to all Gundam fans and modelers. All skill levels welcome. Learn new tips and tricks or share your own.

CONTACT:
  Wilks Library
  508.991.6214
  

LOCATION: Wilks Branch

Tuesday November 12, 2024

What's "YAM" mean?

Started back in August 2021, yo