Shrewsbury Public Library

609 Main Street | Shrewsbury, MA 01545
Phone: 508-841-8609


 

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Monday June 28, 2021 - Saturday August 21, 2021
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Summer Reading For Adults 2021

Participate in our annual 8-week-long Summer Reading program!

Submit the title/author of a book or audiobook you’ve read to enter our weekly raffles; we will also have a grand raffle at the end! Prizes are gift cards.

How to Participate:

Option 1: Fill out our online form

Option 2: Fill out a paper form (available in the library).

Option 3: Call the Reference Desk at 508-841-8609 x2 to submit your entry over the telephone. If you leave a voicemail, please include: your name, title/author of the book, and your telephone number.

Homebound patrons will receive paper entry forms delivered with their items.

 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library.

CONTACT: Suzanne   sgorum@cwmars.org

Participate in our annual 8-week-long Summer Reading program!

Submit the title/author of a book or audiobook you’ve read to enter our weekly raffles; we will also have a grand raffle at the end! Prizes are gift cards.

How to Participate:

Option 1: Fill out our online form

Option 2: Fill out a paper form (available in the library).

Option 3: Call the Reference Desk at 508-841-8609 x2 to submit your entry over the telephone. If you leave a voicemail, please include: your name, title/author of the book, and your telephone number.

Homebound patrons will receive paper entry forms delivered with their items.

 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library.

CONTACT:
  Suzanne 
  
   sgorum@cwmars.org

 
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Summer Reading For Children 2021

Summer Reading 2021 is all about Tails and Tales this summer! Join us online using Beanstack (a free reading tracking software/app) to track the hours you read and for chances to win cool prizes!  

To participate:
  • Please be between the ages of 4-12 years old
  • Create a FREE account through Beanstack
  • Enroll in the Summer Reading 2021 Beanstack Challenge starting June 28th
  • Log your hours using the app
  • With every 2 hours logged, you will be awarded a cool virtual badge and a ticket to enter into some awesome raffle drawings! 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library.

CONTACT: Sonja Drotar  5088418609  sdrotar@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Summer Reading 2021 is all about Tails and Tales this summer! Join us online using Beanstack (a free reading tracking software/app) to track the hours you read and for chances to win cool prizes!  

To participate:
  • Please be between the ages of 4-12 years old
  • Create a FREE account through Beanstack
  • Enroll in the Summer Reading 2021 Beanstack Challenge starting June 28th
  • Log your hours using the app
  • With every 2 hours logged, you will be awarded a cool virtual badge and a ticket to enter into some awesome raffle drawings! 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library.

CONTACT:
  Sonja Drotar
  5088418609
   sdrotar@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Summer Reading for Teens 2021

Teens, this summer we challenge you to read! And listen! Join us online with Beanstack (website or app) to challenge yourself and compete against friends. Log the days that you have read or listened to a book. You'll earn badges and be entered to win raffle prizes!

To Participate:

  • Please be in grades 7-12
  • Create a FREE account through Beanstack
  • Join the Teen Summer Reading Challenge 2021, running between June 28th – August 21st
  • Log the days when you read or listen to a book.
  • For every 5 days you read you'll earn badges and tickets to enter our weekly or grand prize raffle drawings!

How long do you have to read or listen per day? At least ten minutes, so break out a book when you're in the car, cooling off in the pool, walking to a friend's house, waiting for dinner to be ready — opportunities for reading are everywhere.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library

CONTACT: Annie Lee King  splteens@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Young Adult Room

Teens, this summer we challenge you to read! And listen! Join us online with Beanstack (website or app) to challenge yourself and compete against friends. Log the days that you have read or listened to a book. You'll earn badges and be entered to win raffle prizes!

To Participate:

  • Please be in grades 7-12
  • Create a FREE account through Beanstack
  • Join the Teen Summer Reading Challenge 2021, running between June 28th – August 21st
  • Log the days when you read or listen to a book.
  • For every 5 days you read you'll earn badges and tickets to enter our weekly or grand prize raffle drawings!

How long do you have to read or listen per day? At least ten minutes, so break out a book when you're in the car, cooling off in the pool, walking to a friend's house, waiting for dinner to be ready — opportunities for reading are everywhere.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library

CONTACT:
  Annie Lee King
  
   splteens@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Young Adult Room

Thursday July 1, 2021 - Saturday July 31, 2021
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Storywalk® - Malli
Want to walk through a story?! Head over the Lake Street Park for a Storywalk®. This month's story is Malli by Jeeva Raghunath. It's about a girl named Malli and her journey to the market with only one rupee. 
Enjoy listening to the story in both  Hindi and English by simply scanning QR codes.
 
 
In partnership with The India Society of Worcester
 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library
CONTACT: Sonja Drotar  508-841-8609 x4  sdrotar@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Offsite
Want to walk through a story?! Head over the Lake Street Park for a Storywalk®. This month's story is Malli by Jeeva Raghunath. It's about a girl named Malli and her journey to the market with only one rupee. 
Enjoy listening to the story in both  Hindi and English by simply scanning QR codes.
 
 
In partnership with The India Society of Worcester
 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library
CONTACT:
  Sonja Drotar
  508.841.8609 x4
   sdrotar@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Offsite

Saturday July 31, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
English Conversation Circle-Program on Zoom

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:   508-841-8533  splreference@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:
  
  508.841.8533
   splreference@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Sunday August 1, 2021 - Tuesday August 31, 2021
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Storywalk® - Jabari Jumps
Want to walk through a story?! Head over the Lake Street Park for a Storywalk®. This month's story is Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall. It's about a boy named Jabari who works up the courage to make a big splash.
 
In partnership with Parks and Recreation.
 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
CONTACT: Sonja Drotar  508-841-8609 x4  sdrotar@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Offsite
Want to walk through a story?! Head over the Lake Street Park for a Storywalk®. This month's story is Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall. It's about a boy named Jabari who works up the courage to make a big splash.
 
In partnership with Parks and Recreation.
 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
CONTACT:
  Sonja Drotar
  508.841.8609 x4
   sdrotar@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Offsite

Monday August 2, 2021
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Competitive Math Workshops

Get a head start on preparing for math competitions with a virtual four-week series of math workshops! This program will give a basic introduction into the mathematics dealt with in high school competitions such as the AMC and AIME. We'll start with a focus on polynomials and complex numbers and then branch off into other topics such as geometry and recursion. The topics will be explained during meetings and be accompanied with example problems to be done in free time and reviewed later as a group (new topics on Mondays, reviews on Wednesdays.)

This series of workshops is presented by Toyesh Jayaswal, a member of the Mass Academy math team who has taken part in competitions including the AMC, Massachusetts Math League Olympiad, and Worcester County Math League, and Ronit Avadhuta, who has taken part in AMC & AIME, Massachusetts Math League Olympiad, Worcester County Math League, HMMT, and New England Championship Math Meet.

For grades 5-12. Registration required to receive a Zoom invite.

CONTACT: Annie Lee King  splteens@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Get a head start on preparing for math competitions with a virtual four-week series of math workshops! This program will give a basic introduction into the mathematics dealt with in high school competitions such as the AMC and AIME. We'll start with a focus on polynomials and complex numbers and then branch off into other topics such as geometry and recursion. The topics will be explained during meetings and be accompanied with example problems to be done in free time and reviewed later as a group (new topics on Mondays, reviews on Wednesdays.)

This series of workshops is presented by Toyesh Jayaswal, a member of the Mass Academy math team who has taken part in competitions including the AMC, Massachusetts Math League Olympiad, and Worcester County Math League, and Ronit Avadhuta, who has taken part in AMC & AIME, Massachusetts Math League Olympiad, Worcester County Math League, HMMT, and New England Championship Math Meet.

For grades 5-12. Registration required to receive a Zoom invite.

CONTACT:
  Annie Lee King
  
   splteens@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Tuesday August 3, 2021
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Book Beats

Join Miss Roxanne outside in the Children's Courtyard for this lively early literacy music & movement program for preschool children and their grownups. There will be books, songs, rhymes, chants,  and/or fingerplays. No tokens or pre-registration required.

Please note that in the event of inclement weather, the program will be held on Facebook Live. To find out if the in-person program will be held online, check our Facebook page by 9 AM on the morning of the program. Call or email with questions.

CONTACT: Roxanne Starkin  508-841-8609 x4  rstarkin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's Courtyard

Join Miss Roxanne outside in the Children's Courtyard for this lively early literacy music & movement program for preschool children and their grownups. There will be books, songs, rhymes, chants,  and/or fingerplays. No tokens or pre-registration required.

Please note that in the event of inclement weather, the program will be held on Facebook Live. To find out if the in-person program will be held online, check our Facebook page by 9 AM on the morning of the program. Call or email with questions.

CONTACT:
  Roxanne Starkin
  508.841.8609 x4
   rstarkin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's Courtyard

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
English Conversation Circle-Program on Zoom

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:   508-841-8533  splreference@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:
  
  508.841.8533
   splreference@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
YOU Are a Reader, Writer, and Creator!

Join your friend and local children’s author April Jones Prince to celebrate the launch of her new, double-sided picture book You Are a Reader!/You Are a Writer! (out TODAY!) with a reading, book chat, and creation of a blank book of your very own—perfect for filling with stories, poems, drawing, photographs, reading logs, questions about the universe… the possibilities are endless. April can’t WAIT to see you and hear about your summer adventures so far. Maybe they’re the seed of a story idea to put inside your book?!

For kids ages 5-9. Please pre-register starting 2 weeks before the program as space is limited.

Registrants: Please pick up your bag of materials starting on July 27th in the Children's Room. 

CONTACT: Sonja Drotar  sdrotar@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Join your friend and local children’s author April Jones Prince to celebrate the launch of her new, double-sided picture book You Are a Reader!/You Are a Writer! (out TODAY!) with a reading, book chat, and creation of a blank book of your very own—perfect for filling with stories, poems, drawing, photographs, reading logs, questions about the universe… the possibilities are endless. April can’t WAIT to see you and hear about your summer adventures so far. Maybe they’re the seed of a story idea to put inside your book?!

For kids ages 5-9. Please pre-register starting 2 weeks before the program as space is limited.

Registrants: Please pick up your bag of materials starting on July 27th in the Children's Room. 

CONTACT:
  Sonja Drotar
  
   sdrotar@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM


 

The Children's Librarians are back with another Pajama Storytime. 

Put on your jammies, grab a stuffed animal, and head to our YouTube channel to sing and read along. 

This virtual program will also be available in our listserv, so please sign-up so you don't miss a thing. :) 

CONTACT: Sonja Drotar  5088418609  sdrotar@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Offsite

The Children's Librarians are back with another Pajama Storytime. 

Put on your jammies, grab a stuffed animal, and head to our YouTube channel to sing and read along. 

This virtual program will also be available in our listserv, so please sign-up so you don't miss a thing. :) 

CONTACT:
  Sonja Drotar
  5088418609
   sdrotar@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Offsite

Wednesday August 4, 2021
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Virtual - Yoga with Bindu

Join us from home as certified yoga instructor Bindu Gupta guides us through an hour long Hatha yoga practice. Hatha yoga brings physical, emotional and spiritual awareness to one's body and mind. It also helps to relax your mind and relieve stress. In this class, we will use yoga poses and breathing techniques to strengthen the body and mind.

This class is for adults, but you are welcome to have your children along with you. No yoga experience is needed to participate.
Please click the link to fill out a waiver for each member of your household who will be participating in the class.  https://forms.gle/AsfPHnkJabSaSAGp8
 
You may attend all four classes, but space is limited so please only reserve spots in classes you are sure you can attend. Thank you!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library.
CONTACT: Michael Zeller  508-841-8531  mzeller@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 2 spaces available.

Join us from home as certified yoga instructor Bindu Gupta guides us through an hour long Hatha yoga practice. Hatha yoga brings physical, emotional and spiritual awareness to one's body and mind. It also helps to relax your mind and relieve stress. In this class, we will use yoga poses and breathing techniques to strengthen the body and mind.

This class is for adults, but you are welcome to have your children along with you. No yoga experience is needed to participate.
Please click the link to fill out a waiver for each member of your household who will be participating in the class.  https://forms.gle/AsfPHnkJabSaSAGp8
 
You may attend all four classes, but space is limited so please only reserve spots in classes you are sure you can attend. Thank you!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library.
CONTACT:
  Michael Zeller
  508.841.8531
   mzeller@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 2 spaces available.

 
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Virtual - 50+ Job Seeker's Networking Group

If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you. Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking! The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30am to 11:30am, via Zoom.

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and hands-on workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search.  

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by Deborah Hope, MBA, PCIC, an experienced executive career coach. Deborah is a former Fortune 500 executive, investment banker and entrepreneur and transitioned to executive coaching over 10 years ago. She has coached with Harvard Business School Executive Education programs, the Mass. Conference for Women, and is a Certified Leadership Agility Coach. She has facilitated 50+ Job Seekers Networking Groups for 5 years and is a Licensed Group Leader.  

This week's topic (August 4) is Developing A Resume: Part #1. First time attendees need to register HERE.  Please make sure to select 'MA Library Collaborative' in the 'Workshop Series or Event' drop-down menu when registering.

The Shrewsbury Public Library has partnered with libraries in Andover, Billerica, Chelmsford, Danvers, North Andover, Tewksbury, and Wilmington to sponsor this group.

CONTACT: Michael Zeller  508-841-8531  mzeller@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Other

If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you. Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking! The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30am to 11:30am, via Zoom.

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and hands-on workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search.  

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by Deborah Hope, MBA, PCIC, an experienced executive career coach. Deborah is a former Fortune 500 executive, investment banker and entrepreneur and transitioned to executive coaching over 10 years ago. She has coached with Harvard Business School Executive Education programs, the Mass. Conference for Women, and is a Certified Leadership Agility Coach. She has facilitated 50+ Job Seekers Networking Groups for 5 years and is a Licensed Group Leader.  

This week's topic (August 4) is Developing A Resume: Part #1. First time attendees need to register HERE.  Please make sure to select 'MA Library Collaborative' in the 'Workshop Series or Event' drop-down menu when registering.

The Shrewsbury Public Library has partnered with libraries in Andover, Billerica, Chelmsford, Danvers, North Andover, Tewksbury, and Wilmington to sponsor this group.

CONTACT:
  Michael Zeller
  508.841.8531
   mzeller@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Other

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Babies, Books, and Bubbles on FB Live!

Join Miss Diana on Facebook Live every Wednesday at 10am! Be sure to add your baby's name to the comments so they can get a special hello! "Like" The Shrewsbury Public Library to get notified when we go "Live"!

Want a reminder on Facebook? Here's our event page: https://bit.ly/2UmxWti

No registration necessary. Perfect for babies 0-2 years old, but all are welcome!

CONTACT: Diana Karas  508-841-8609x4  dkaras@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live

Join Miss Diana on Facebook Live every Wednesday at 10am! Be sure to add your baby's name to the comments so they can get a special hello! "Like" The Shrewsbury Public Library to get notified when we go "Live"!

Want a reminder on Facebook? Here's our event page: https://bit.ly/2UmxWti

No registration necessary. Perfect for babies 0-2 years old, but all are welcome!

CONTACT:
  Diana Karas
  508.841.8609x4
   dkaras@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Facebook Live

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Babies, Books, and Bubbles in Person!

Join Miss Diana in person for Babies, Books, and Bubbles! This program includes books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, sign language, and of course bubbles! This program is intended for children ages 0-2 years old, but older siblings are welcome.

We are limiting attendence to 10 familes, so grab a token starting at 10:30am. We will not be distributing rattles, so please feel free to bring one from home for you to use.

 

CONTACT: Diana Karas  508-841-8609x4  dkaras@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Join Miss Diana in person for Babies, Books, and Bubbles! This program includes books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, sign language, and of course bubbles! This program is intended for children ages 0-2 years old, but older siblings are welcome.

We are limiting attendence to 10 familes, so grab a token starting at 10:30am. We will not be distributing rattles, so please feel free to bring one from home for you to use.

 

CONTACT:
  Diana Karas
  508.841.8609x4
   dkaras@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Competitive Math Workshops

Get a head start on preparing for math competitions with a virtual four-week series of math workshops! This program will give a basic introduction into the mathematics dealt with in high school competitions such as the AMC and AIME. We'll start with a focus on polynomials and complex numbers and then branch off into other topics such as geometry and recursion. The topics will be explained during meetings and be accompanied with example problems to be done in free time and reviewed later as a group (new topics on Mondays, reviews on Wednesdays.)

This series of workshops is presented by Toyesh Jayaswal, a member of the Mass Academy math team who has taken part in competitions including the AMC, Massachusetts Math League Olympiad, and Worcester County Math League, and Ronit Avadhuta, who has taken part in AMC & AIME, Massachusetts Math League Olympiad, Worcester County Math League, HMMT, and New England Championship Math Meet.

For grades 5-12. Registration required to receive a Zoom invite.

CONTACT: Annie Lee King  splteens@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Get a head start on preparing for math competitions with a virtual four-week series of math workshops! This program will give a basic introduction into the mathematics dealt with in high school competitions such as the AMC and AIME. We'll start with a focus on polynomials and complex numbers and then branch off into other topics such as geometry and recursion. The topics will be explained during meetings and be accompanied with example problems to be done in free time and reviewed later as a group (new topics on Mondays, reviews on Wednesdays.)

This series of workshops is presented by Toyesh Jayaswal, a member of the Mass Academy math team who has taken part in competitions including the AMC, Massachusetts Math League Olympiad, and Worcester County Math League, and Ronit Avadhuta, who has taken part in AMC & AIME, Massachusetts Math League Olympiad, Worcester County Math League, HMMT, and New England Championship Math Meet.

For grades 5-12. Registration required to receive a Zoom invite.

CONTACT:
  Annie Lee King
  
   splteens@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

 
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6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Virtual - Blue the Barred Owl

Blue the Barred Owl is back!  Join Blue and her human Jessica to learn all about owls.  

For kids of all ages.

This program will be held on Zoom. Please pre-register to receive the link for the program.  

CONTACT: Sonja Drotar  5088418609  sdrotar@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 14 spaces available.

Blue the Barred Owl is back!  Join Blue and her human Jessica to learn all about owls.  

For kids of all ages.

This program will be held on Zoom. Please pre-register to receive the link for the program.  

CONTACT:
  Sonja Drotar
  5088418609
   sdrotar@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 14 spaces available.

Thursday August 5, 2021
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Wiggle Words in the Courtyard!

Join Miss Sonja for Wiggle Words in the Children's Room Courtyard!  We will sing, dance, and have oodles of fun!

In the case of inclement weather, this program will be streamed on the library's Facebook through Facebook Live.  Please check with the library at 9AM the day of the program if it is raining or very hot. Check with us by calling 508-841-8609 x4 or check the library's Facebook page. 

This program requires no tokens or pre-registration.

 

CONTACT: Sonja Drotar  508-841-8609x4  sdrotar@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's Courtyard

Join Miss Sonja for Wiggle Words in the Children's Room Courtyard!  We will sing, dance, and have oodles of fun!

In the case of inclement weather, this program will be streamed on the library's Facebook through Facebook Live.  Please check with the library at 9AM the day of the program if it is raining or very hot. Check with us by calling 508-841-8609 x4 or check the library's Facebook page. 

This program requires no tokens or pre-registration.

 

CONTACT:
  Sonja Drotar
  508.841.8609x4
   sdrotar@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's Courtyard

 
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Owl Take-Home Kit for Kids!

Celebrate owls with this take-home kit! Kits will be outside (near the books drop-off) for families to take starting at 10AM. 

Send us a picture of your creation at splkids@cwmars.org to win a pass for Davis Farmland.

Please only take one kit per child.  While supplies last. No Registration Required

CONTACT: Sonja Drotar  508-841-8609 x4  sdrotar@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's

Celebrate owls with this take-home kit! Kits will be outside (near the books drop-off) for families to take starting at 10AM. 

Send us a picture of your creation at splkids@cwmars.org to win a pass for Davis Farmland.

Please only take one kit per child.  While supplies last. No Registration Required

CONTACT:
  Sonja Drotar
  508.841.8609 x4
   sdrotar@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's

Friday August 6, 2021
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Good Day Virtual Memory Cafe

A memory cafe is a welcoming place for people at early stages of Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia AND their care partners. 

The Memory Cafe will meet on the first and third Friday of every month from 2 - 3:30 PM. Meetings are held on Zoom.

Roger Tincknell, an excellent musical performer will be joining us.

To receive a Zoom invite for this meeting, please email cbudge@cwmars.org. 

CONTACT: Charlotte Budge  cbudge@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

A memory cafe is a welcoming place for people at early stages of Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia AND their care partners. 

The Memory Cafe will meet on the first and third Friday of every month from 2 - 3:30 PM. Meetings are held on Zoom.

Roger Tincknell, an excellent musical performer will be joining us.

To receive a Zoom invite for this meeting, please email cbudge@cwmars.org. 

CONTACT:
  Charlotte Budge
  
   cbudge@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Monday August 9, 2021
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Competitive Math Workshops

Get a head start on preparing for math competitions with a virtual four-week series of math workshops! This program will give a basic introduction into the mathematics dealt with in high school competitions such as the AMC and AIME. We'll start with a focus on polynomials and complex numbers and then branch off into other topics such as geometry and recursion. The topics will be explained during meetings and be accompanied with example problems to be done in free time and reviewed later as a group (new topics on Mondays, reviews on Wednesdays.)

This series of workshops is presented by Toyesh Jayaswal, a member of the Mass Academy math team who has taken part in competitions including the AMC, Massachusetts Math League Olympiad, and Worcester County Math League, and Ronit Avadhuta, who has taken part in AMC & AIME, Massachusetts Math League Olympiad, Worcester County Math League, HMMT, and New England Championship Math Meet.

For grades 5-12. Registration required to receive a Zoom invite.

CONTACT: Annie Lee King  splteens@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Get a head start on preparing for math competitions with a virtual four-week series of math workshops! This program will give a basic introduction into the mathematics dealt with in high school competitions such as the AMC and AIME. We'll start with a focus on polynomials and complex numbers and then branch off into other topics such as geometry and recursion. The topics will be explained during meetings and be accompanied with example problems to be done in free time and reviewed later as a group (new topics on Mondays, reviews on Wednesdays.)

This series of workshops is presented by Toyesh Jayaswal, a member of the Mass Academy math team who has taken part in competitions including the AMC, Massachusetts Math League Olympiad, and Worcester County Math League, and Ronit Avadhuta, who has taken part in AMC & AIME, Massachusetts Math League Olympiad, Worcester County Math League, HMMT, and New England Championship Math Meet.

For grades 5-12. Registration required to receive a Zoom invite.

CONTACT:
  Annie Lee King
  
   splteens@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Learn to Code for Kids

Meet Miss Diana on Zoom for a CS First Unplugged coding activity! This is a Code with Google Prorgam. Please register each child that wants to attend. You will need to pick up the booklet and chipher wheel at the library prior to the event.

This program is for kids from Kindergarten to Grade 2. Registration opens July 26th at 9am.

CONTACT: Diana Karas  508-841-8609 x4  dkaras@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 20 spaces available.

Meet Miss Diana on Zoom for a CS First Unplugged coding activity! This is a Code with Google Prorgam. Please register each child that wants to attend. You will need to pick up the booklet and chipher wheel at the library prior to the event.

This program is for kids from Kindergarten to Grade 2. Registration opens July 26th at 9am.

CONTACT:
  Diana Karas
  508.841.8609 x4
   dkaras@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 20 spaces available.

Tuesday August 10, 2021
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Book Beats

Join Miss Roxanne outside in the Children's Courtyard for this lively early literacy music & movement program for preschool children and their grownups. There will be books, songs, rhymes, chants,  and/or fingerplays. No tokens or pre-registration required.

Please note that in the event of inclement weather, the program will be held on Facebook Live. To find out if the in-person program will be held online, check our Facebook page by 9 AM on the morning of the program. Call or email with questions.

CONTACT: Roxanne Starkin  508-841-8609 x4  rstarkin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's Courtyard

Join Miss Roxanne outside in the Children's Courtyard for this lively early literacy music & movement program for preschool children and their grownups. There will be books, songs, rhymes, chants,  and/or fingerplays. No tokens or pre-registration required.

Please note that in the event of inclement weather, the program will be held on Facebook Live. To find out if the in-person program will be held online, check our Facebook page by 9 AM on the morning of the program. Call or email with questions.

CONTACT:
  Roxanne Starkin
  508.841.8609 x4
   rstarkin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's Courtyard

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
English Conversation Circle-Program on Zoom

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:   508-841-8533  splreference@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:
  
  508.841.8533
   splreference@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tales and Tails Family Trivia

Gather your family for this all ages Kahoot game and test your story and animal knowledge.  You will need 2 devices for this program. One to connect to zoom, and the other to submit your Kahoot responses.

Registration is required. Please register once for your team. You can have as many team members as you like as long as they are sharing the same screen as you. If you are logging in seperately from a different zoom account, please register individually.

CONTACT: Sonja Drotar  sdrotar@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 47 spaces available.

Gather your family for this all ages Kahoot game and test your story and animal knowledge.  You will need 2 devices for this program. One to connect to zoom, and the other to submit your Kahoot responses.

Registration is required. Please register once for your team. You can have as many team members as you like as long as they are sharing the same screen as you. If you are logging in seperately from a different zoom account, please register individually.

CONTACT:
  Sonja Drotar
  
   sdrotar@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 47 spaces available.

Wednesday August 11, 2021
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Virtual - Yoga with Bindu

Join us from home as certified yoga instructor Bindu Gupta guides us through an hour long Hatha yoga practice. Hatha yoga brings physical, emotional and spiritual awareness to one's body and mind. It also helps to relax your mind and relieve stress. In this class, we will use yoga poses and breathing techniques to strengthen the body and mind.

This class is for adults, but you are welcome to have your children along with you. No yoga experience is needed to participate.
Please click the link to fill out a waiver for each member of your household who will be participating in the class.  https://forms.gle/AsfPHnkJabSaSAGp8
 
You may attend all four classes, but space is limited so please only reserve spots in classes you are sure you can attend. Thank you!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library.
CONTACT: Michael Zeller  508-841-8531  mzeller@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 2 spaces available.

Join us from home as certified yoga instructor Bindu Gupta guides us through an hour long Hatha yoga practice. Hatha yoga brings physical, emotional and spiritual awareness to one's body and mind. It also helps to relax your mind and relieve stress. In this class, we will use yoga poses and breathing techniques to strengthen the body and mind.

This class is for adults, but you are welcome to have your children along with you. No yoga experience is needed to participate.
Please click the link to fill out a waiver for each member of your household who will be participating in the class.  https://forms.gle/AsfPHnkJabSaSAGp8
 
You may attend all four classes, but space is limited so please only reserve spots in classes you are sure you can attend. Thank you!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library.
CONTACT:
  Michael Zeller
  508.841.8531
   mzeller@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 2 spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Babies, Books, and Bubbles on FB Live!

Join Miss Diana on Facebook Live every Wednesday at 10am! Be sure to add your baby's name to the comments so they can get a special hello! "Like" The Shrewsbury Public Library to get notified when we go "Live"!

Want a reminder on Facebook? Here's our event page: https://bit.ly/2UmxWti

No registration necessary. Perfect for babies 0-2 years old, but all are welcome!

CONTACT: Diana Karas  508-841-8609x4  dkaras@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live

Join Miss Diana on Facebook Live every Wednesday at 10am! Be sure to add your baby's name to the comments so they can get a special hello! "Like" The Shrewsbury Public Library to get notified when we go "Live"!

Want a reminder on Facebook? Here's our event page: https://bit.ly/2UmxWti

No registration necessary. Perfect for babies 0-2 years old, but all are welcome!

CONTACT:
  Diana Karas
  508.841.8609x4
   dkaras@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Facebook Live

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Babies, Books, and Bubbles in Person!

Join Miss Diana in person for Babies, Books, and Bubbles! This program includes books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, sign language, and of course bubbles! This program is intended for children ages 0-2 years old, but older siblings are welcome.

We are limiting attendence to 10 familes, so grab a token starting at 10:30am. We will not be distributing rattles, so please feel free to bring one from home for you to use.

 

CONTACT: Diana Karas  508-841-8609x4  dkaras@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Join Miss Diana in person for Babies, Books, and Bubbles! This program includes books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, sign language, and of course bubbles! This program is intended for children ages 0-2 years old, but older siblings are welcome.

We are limiting attendence to 10 familes, so grab a token starting at 10:30am. We will not be distributing rattles, so please feel free to bring one from home for you to use.

 

CONTACT:
  Diana Karas
  508.841.8609x4
   dkaras@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Competitive Math Workshops

Get a head start on preparing for math competitions with a virtual four-week series of math workshops! This program will give a basic introduction into the mathematics dealt with in high school competitions such as the AMC and AIME. We'll start with a focus on polynomials and complex numbers and then branch off into other topics such as geometry and recursion. The topics will be explained during meetings and be accompanied with example problems to be done in free time and reviewed later as a group (new topics on Mondays, reviews on Wednesdays.)

This series of workshops is presented by Toyesh Jayaswal, a member of the Mass Academy math team who has taken part in competitions including the AMC, Massachusetts Math League Olympiad, and Worcester County Math League, and Ronit Avadhuta, who has taken part in AMC & AIME, Massachusetts Math League Olympiad, Worcester County Math League, HMMT, and New England Championship Math Meet.

For grades 5-12. Registration required to receive a Zoom invite.

CONTACT: Annie Lee King  splteens@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Get a head start on preparing for math competitions with a virtual four-week series of math workshops! This program will give a basic introduction into the mathematics dealt with in high school competitions such as the AMC and AIME. We'll start with a focus on polynomials and complex numbers and then branch off into other topics such as geometry and recursion. The topics will be explained during meetings and be accompanied with example problems to be done in free time and reviewed later as a group (new topics on Mondays, reviews on Wednesdays.)

This series of workshops is presented by Toyesh Jayaswal, a member of the Mass Academy math team who has taken part in competitions including the AMC, Massachusetts Math League Olympiad, and Worcester County Math League, and Ronit Avadhuta, who has taken part in AMC & AIME, Massachusetts Math League Olympiad, Worcester County Math League, HMMT, and New England Championship Math Meet.

For grades 5-12. Registration required to receive a Zoom invite.

CONTACT:
  Annie Lee King
  
   splteens@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Thursday August 12, 2021
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Wiggle Words in the Courtyard!

Join Miss Sonja for Wiggle Words in the Children's Room Courtyard!  We will sing, dance, and have oodles of fun!

In the case of inclement weather, this program will be streamed on the library's Facebook through Facebook Live.  Please check with the library at 9AM the day of the program if it is raining or very hot. Check with us by calling 508-841-8609 x4 or check the library's Facebook page. 

This program requires no tokens or pre-registration.

 

CONTACT: Sonja Drotar  508-841-8609x4  sdrotar@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's Courtyard

Join Miss Sonja for Wiggle Words in the Children's Room Courtyard!  We will sing, dance, and have oodles of fun!

In the case of inclement weather, this program will be streamed on the library's Facebook through Facebook Live.  Please check with the library at 9AM the day of the program if it is raining or very hot. Check with us by calling 508-841-8609 x4 or check the library's Facebook page. 

This program requires no tokens or pre-registration.

 

CONTACT:
  Sonja Drotar
  508.841.8609x4
   sdrotar@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's Courtyard

 
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Elephant Take-Home Kit for Kids!

Celebrate elephants with this take-home kit! Kits will be outside (near the books drop-off) for families to take starting at 10AM. 

Send us a picture of your creation at splkids@cwmars.org to win a pass for Davis Farmland.

Please only take one kit per child.  While supplies last. No Registration Required

CONTACT: Sonja Drotar  508-841-8609 x4  sdrotar@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's

Celebrate elephants with this take-home kit! Kits will be outside (near the books drop-off) for families to take starting at 10AM. 

Send us a picture of your creation at splkids@cwmars.org to win a pass for Davis Farmland.

Please only take one kit per child.  While supplies last. No Registration Required

CONTACT:
  Sonja Drotar
  508.841.8609 x4
   sdrotar@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Shrewsbury Readers Book group

This group is about a good book and a good discussion. Titles are selcted from various genres and copies of the book will be available for checkout. 

New members are welcome. 

At this meeting, we will be discussing The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin. 

CONTACT: Priya Rathnam  508-841-8537  prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM B

This group is about a good book and a good discussion. Titles are selcted from various genres and copies of the book will be available for checkout. 

New members are welcome. 

At this meeting, we will be discussing The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin. 

CONTACT:
  Priya Rathnam
  508.841.8537
   prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov

LOCATION: MEETING ROOM B

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Virtual - Take a Meditation Vacation

Need to escape the stress and strains of life? Would you like to learn how to immerse yourself in peace, calm, and joy? Join this Arlene Samsel meditation presentation to learn techniques to revive yourself just like a relaxing vacation. There will even be a short meditation sitting.  

Arlene Samsel is uniquely qualified and experienced in meditation, public speaking, and the performing arts. She has been an elementary school teacher and has also performed publicly as a musician for many years.  In addition, Arlene was director of a camp where she taught children how to meditate.  She has been meditating for 25 years and has given many meditation workshops and retreats which has enabled her to speak firsthand about the crucial role of meditation in enhancing the daily lives of busy people. Arlene and her husband have raised a family of 3 children and reside in New Brighton, Minnesota. 

CONTACT: Michael Zeller  508-841-8531  mzeller@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 93 spaces available.

Need to escape the stress and strains of life? Would you like to learn how to immerse yourself in peace, calm, and joy? Join this Arlene Samsel meditation presentation to learn techniques to revive yourself just like a relaxing vacation. There will even be a short meditation sitting.  

Arlene Samsel is uniquely qualified and experienced in meditation, public speaking, and the performing arts. She has been an elementary school teacher and has also performed publicly as a musician for many years.  In addition, Arlene was director of a camp where she taught children how to meditate.  She has been meditating for 25 years and has given many meditation workshops and retreats which has enabled her to speak firsthand about the crucial role of meditation in enhancing the daily lives of busy people. Arlene and her husband have raised a family of 3 children and reside in New Brighton, Minnesota. 

CONTACT:
  Michael Zeller
  508.841.8531
   mzeller@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 93 spaces available.

Saturday August 14, 2021
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Drawing from the Imagination with Bob

Ages 13+. Limit 10 participants.

Please Register here.

Bob will be teaching how to draw from your imagination. Bob will go over fundamental principles of drawing and design, and give one on one tips and tricks to get you creating your very own illustration! This program is sponsored in part by the Friends of the Lawrence Library, The Friends of Shrewsbury Public Library, and a grant from the Pepperell Cultural Council, a local agency that is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

Bob is a published illustrator, who has had work published for major comic book companies, and major gaming companies. He can be found at many local comic cons and other events drawing characters for give-aways. He has done numerous library programs at area libraries for the past 10 years.

CONTACT: Michael Zeller  mzeller@cwmars.org

Ages 13+. Limit 10 participants.

Please Register here.

Bob will be teaching how to draw from your imagination. Bob will go over fundamental principles of drawing and design, and give one on one tips and tricks to get you creating your very own illustration! This program is sponsored in part by the Friends of the Lawrence Library, The Friends of Shrewsbury Public Library, and a grant from the Pepperell Cultural Council, a local agency that is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

Bob is a published illustrator, who has had work published for major comic book companies, and major gaming companies. He can be found at many local comic cons and other events drawing characters for give-aways. He has done numerous library programs at area libraries for the past 10 years.

CONTACT:
  Michael Zeller
  
   mzeller@cwmars.org

Tuesday August 17, 2021
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Book Beats

Join Miss Roxanne outside in the Children's Courtyard for this lively early literacy music & movement program for preschool children and their grownups. There will be books, songs, rhymes, chants,  and/or fingerplays. No tokens or pre-registration required.

Please note that in the event of inclement weather, the program will be held on Facebook Live. To find out if the in-person program will be held online, check our Facebook page by 9 AM on the morning of the program. Call or email with questions.

CONTACT: Roxanne Starkin  508-841-8609 x4  rstarkin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's Courtyard

Join Miss Roxanne outside in the Children's Courtyard for this lively early literacy music & movement program for preschool children and their grownups. There will be books, songs, rhymes, chants,  and/or fingerplays. No tokens or pre-registration required.

Please note that in the event of inclement weather, the program will be held on Facebook Live. To find out if the in-person program will be held online, check our Facebook page by 9 AM on the morning of the program. Call or email with questions.

CONTACT:
  Roxanne Starkin
  508.841.8609 x4
   rstarkin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's Courtyard

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
English Conversation Circle-Program on Zoom

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:   508-841-8533  splreference@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:
  
  508.841.8533
   splreference@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Wednesday August 18, 2021
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Virtual - 50+ Job Seeker's Networking Group

If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you. Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking! The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30am to 11:30am, via Zoom.

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and hands-on workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search.  

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by Deborah Hope, MBA, PCIC, an experienced executive career coach. Deborah is a former Fortune 500 executive, investment banker and entrepreneur and transitioned to executive coaching over 10 years ago. She has coached with Harvard Business School Executive Education programs, the Mass. Conference for Women, and is a Certified Leadership Agility Coach. She has facilitated 50+ Job Seekers Networking Groups for 5 years and is a Licensed Group Leader.  

This week's topic (August 18) is Developing A Resume: Part #2. First time attendees need to register HERE.  Please make sure to select 'MA Library Collaborative' in the 'Workshop Series or Event' drop-down menu when registering.

The Shrewsbury Public Library has partnered with libraries in Andover, Billerica, Chelmsford, Danvers, North Andover, Tewksbury, and Wilmington to sponsor this group.

CONTACT: Michael Zeller  508-841-8531  mzeller@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Other

If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you. Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking! The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30am to 11:30am, via Zoom.

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and hands-on workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search.  

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by Deborah Hope, MBA, PCIC, an experienced executive career coach. Deborah is a former Fortune 500 executive, investment banker and entrepreneur and transitioned to executive coaching over 10 years ago. She has coached with Harvard Business School Executive Education programs, the Mass. Conference for Women, and is a Certified Leadership Agility Coach. She has facilitated 50+ Job Seekers Networking Groups for 5 years and is a Licensed Group Leader.  

This week's topic (August 18) is Developing A Resume: Part #2. First time attendees need to register HERE.  Please make sure to select 'MA Library Collaborative' in the 'Workshop Series or Event' drop-down menu when registering.

The Shrewsbury Public Library has partnered with libraries in Andover, Billerica, Chelmsford, Danvers, North Andover, Tewksbury, and Wilmington to sponsor this group.

CONTACT:
  Michael Zeller
  508.841.8531
   mzeller@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Other

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Babies, Books, and Bubbles on FB Live!

Join Miss Diana on Facebook Live every Wednesday at 10am! Be sure to add your baby's name to the comments so they can get a special hello! "Like" The Shrewsbury Public Library to get notified when we go "Live"!

Want a reminder on Facebook? Here's our event page: https://bit.ly/2UmxWti

No registration necessary. Perfect for babies 0-2 years old, but all are welcome!

CONTACT: Diana Karas  508-841-8609x4  dkaras@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live

Join Miss Diana on Facebook Live every Wednesday at 10am! Be sure to add your baby's name to the comments so they can get a special hello! "Like" The Shrewsbury Public Library to get notified when we go "Live"!

Want a reminder on Facebook? Here's our event page: https://bit.ly/2UmxWti

No registration necessary. Perfect for babies 0-2 years old, but all are welcome!

CONTACT:
  Diana Karas
  508.841.8609x4
   dkaras@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Facebook Live

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Babies, Books, and Bubbles in Person!

Join Miss Diana in person for Babies, Books, and Bubbles! This program includes books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, sign language, and of course bubbles! This program is intended for children ages 0-2 years old, but older siblings are welcome.

We are limiting attendence to 10 familes, so grab a token starting at 10:30am. We will not be distributing rattles, so please feel free to bring one from home for you to use.

 

CONTACT: Diana Karas  508-841-8609x4  dkaras@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Join Miss Diana in person for Babies, Books, and Bubbles! This program includes books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, sign language, and of course bubbles! This program is intended for children ages 0-2 years old, but older siblings are welcome.

We are limiting attendence to 10 familes, so grab a token starting at 10:30am. We will not be distributing rattles, so please feel free to bring one from home for you to use.

 

CONTACT:
  Diana Karas
  508.841.8609x4
   dkaras@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Thursday August 19, 2021
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Wiggle Words in the Courtyard!

Join Miss Sonja for Wiggle Words in the Children's Room Courtyard!  We will sing, dance, and have oodles of fun!

In the case of inclement weather, this program will be streamed on the library's Facebook through Facebook Live.  Please check with the library at 9AM the day of the program if it is raining or very hot. Check with us by calling 508-841-8609 x4 or check the library's Facebook page. 

This program requires no tokens or pre-registration.

 

CONTACT: Sonja Drotar  508-841-8609x4  sdrotar@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's Courtyard

Join Miss Sonja for Wiggle Words in the Children's Room Courtyard!  We will sing, dance, and have oodles of fun!

In the case of inclement weather, this program will be streamed on the library's Facebook through Facebook Live.  Please check with the library at 9AM the day of the program if it is raining or very hot. Check with us by calling 508-841-8609 x4 or check the library's Facebook page. 

This program requires no tokens or pre-registration.

 

CONTACT:
  Sonja Drotar
  508.841.8609x4
   sdrotar@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's Courtyard

 
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Rakhi Take-Home Kit for Kids!

Celebrate Rakhi with this take-home kit! Kits will be outside (near the books drop-off) for families to take starting at 10AM. 

Send us a picture of your creation at splkids@cwmars.org to win a pass for Davis Farmland.

Please only take one kit per child.  While supplies last. No Registration Required

CONTACT: Sonja Drotar  508-841-8609 x4  sdrotar@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's

Celebrate Rakhi with this take-home kit! Kits will be outside (near the books drop-off) for families to take starting at 10AM. 

Send us a picture of your creation at splkids@cwmars.org to win a pass for Davis Farmland.

Please only take one kit per child.  While supplies last. No Registration Required

CONTACT:
  Sonja Drotar
  508.841.8609 x4
   sdrotar@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's

 
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10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Cancelled Snail Mail Society: Kawaii

 

This program has been cancelled; we apologize for the inconvenience.

 

 

For those who love letters, we’ll have kits to up your snail mail game throughout the summer! Kits will contain items such as: cards, stationary, seals, washi samples, etc. 

This month's theme is "kawaii" (Japanese for cute!)

No registration required! Kits will be placed either inside or outside the library; available until supplies run out.

 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library.

 

CONTACT: Suzanne  sgorum@cwmars.org

 

This program has been cancelled; we apologize for the inconvenience.

 

 

For those who love letters, we’ll have kits to up your snail mail game throughout the summer! Kits will contain items such as: cards, stationary, seals, washi samples, etc. 

This month's theme is "kawaii" (Japanese for cute!)

No registration required! Kits will be placed either inside or outside the library; available until supplies run out.

 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library.

 

CONTACT:
  Suzanne
  
   sgorum@cwmars.org

Friday August 20, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual Puppet Show for kids!

Through Me To You Puppetry invites you to join Newton and his puppet friends for some story time fun! Newton and his friends take turns reading stories and singing songs with the kids. This week, Newton's theme is "Literacy & Libraries." He and his puppet friends will read Owl Babies, Pet Show, and Time For Bed. At the end of the show, the kids are invited to “unmute” and say hi to Newton. Our half-hour Zoom show is geared toward ages 3–7, but all are welcome!

Registration is required and will open 2 weeks before the date of this program. 

CONTACT: Sonja Drotar  508-841-8609x4  sdrotar@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Friday, August 6, 2021 at 9:00 AM     

Through Me To You Puppetry invites you to join Newton and his puppet friends for some story time fun! Newton and his friends take turns reading stories and singing songs with the kids. This week, Newton's theme is "Literacy & Libraries." He and his puppet friends will read Owl Babies, Pet Show, and Time For Bed. At the end of the show, the kids are invited to “unmute” and say hi to Newton. Our half-hour Zoom show is geared toward ages 3–7, but all are welcome!

Registration is required and will open 2 weeks before the date of this program. 

CONTACT:
  Sonja Drotar
  508.841.8609x4
   sdrotar@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Friday, August 6, 2021 at 9:00 AM     

 
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Good Day Virtual Memory Cafe

A memory cafe is a welcoming place for people at early stages of Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia AND their care partners. 

The Memory Cafe will meet on the first and third Friday of every month from 2 - 3:30 PM. Meetings are held on Zoom.

Join to listen to the musical entertainment of Howie Newman!

To receive a Zoom invite for this meeting, please email cbudge@cwmars.org. 

CONTACT: Charlotte Budge  cbudge@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

A memory cafe is a welcoming place for people at early stages of Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia AND their care partners. 

The Memory Cafe will meet on the first and third Friday of every month from 2 - 3:30 PM. Meetings are held on Zoom.

Join to listen to the musical entertainment of Howie Newman!

To receive a Zoom invite for this meeting, please email cbudge@cwmars.org. 

CONTACT:
  Charlotte Budge
  
   cbudge@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Saturday August 21, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
English Conversation Circle-Program on Zoom

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:   508-841-8533  splreference@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:
  
  508.841.8533
   splreference@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Monday August 23, 2021
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Virtual - Shrewsbury Genealogy Club

Anyone interested in genealogy (or family history) can now join the Shrewsbury Genealogy Club from the comfort of their home! The club will meet on the fourth Monday of every month starting at 7:00 P.M. 

To register, email the Genealogy Club’s clubmaster, former SPL Assistant Director George Brown, at geobrown1940@gmail.com.

CONTACT: Michael Zeller  508-841-8531  mzeller@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Anyone interested in genealogy (or family history) can now join the Shrewsbury Genealogy Club from the comfort of their home! The club will meet on the fourth Monday of every month starting at 7:00 P.M. 

To register, email the Genealogy Club’s clubmaster, former SPL Assistant Director George Brown, at geobrown1940@gmail.com.

CONTACT:
  Michael Zeller
  508.841.8531
   mzeller@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Tuesday August 24, 2021
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Book Beats

Join Miss Roxanne outside in the Children's Courtyard for this lively early literacy music & movement program for preschool children and their grownups. There will be books, songs, rhymes, chants,  and/or fingerplays. No tokens or pre-registration required.

Please note that in the event of inclement weather, the program will be held on Facebook Live. To find out if the in-person program will be held online, check our Facebook page by 9 AM on the morning of the program. Call or email with questions.

CONTACT: Roxanne Starkin  508-841-8609 x4  rstarkin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's Courtyard

Join Miss Roxanne outside in the Children's Courtyard for this lively early literacy music & movement program for preschool children and their grownups. There will be books, songs, rhymes, chants,  and/or fingerplays. No tokens or pre-registration required.

Please note that in the event of inclement weather, the program will be held on Facebook Live. To find out if the in-person program will be held online, check our Facebook page by 9 AM on the morning of the program. Call or email with questions.

CONTACT:
  Roxanne Starkin
  508.841.8609 x4
   rstarkin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's Courtyard

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Virtual - Watercolor Card Painting Workshop
Welcome to our newest painting class "Watercolors Card Painting Workshop."  In this beautiful flower-themed workshop learn the basics and the art of how to create your very own amazing handpainted masterpiece. Presented to you by our local artist Bindu Gupta.

Discover a new way to explore your creativity with beautiful watercolor flowers that you paint yourself! Learn how to create your own amazing handpainted watercolors flower cards! This is a beginner watercolors painting class where the instructor will teach you the basics of how to paint your own watercolor cards with artistic techniques, fine detail effects, and professional tips.

Space is limited, so make sure to register early. No experience is necessary to participate in this class. Ages 15 and above.
 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library
CONTACT: Michael Zeller  508-841-8531  mzeller@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Welcome to our newest painting class "Watercolors Card Painting Workshop."  In this beautiful flower-themed workshop learn the basics and the art of how to create your very own amazing handpainted masterpiece. Presented to you by our local artist Bindu Gupta.

Discover a new way to explore your creativity with beautiful watercolor flowers that you paint yourself! Learn how to create your own amazing handpainted watercolors flower cards! This is a beginner watercolors painting class where the instructor will teach you the basics of how to paint your own watercolor cards with artistic techniques, fine detail effects, and professional tips.

Space is limited, so make sure to register early. No experience is necessary to participate in this class. Ages 15 and above.
 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library
CONTACT:
  Michael Zeller
  508.841.8531
   mzeller@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Wednesday August 25, 2021
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Babies, Books, and Bubbles on FB Live!

Join Miss Diana on Facebook Live every Wednesday at 10am! Be sure to add your baby's name to the comments so they can get a special hello! "Like" The Shrewsbury Public Library to get notified when we go "Live"!

Want a reminder on Facebook? Here's our event page: https://bit.ly/2UmxWti

No registration necessary. Perfect for babies 0-2 years old, but all are welcome!

CONTACT: Diana Karas  508-841-8609x4  dkaras@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Facebook Live

Join Miss Diana on Facebook Live every Wednesday at 10am! Be sure to add your baby's name to the comments so they can get a special hello! "Like" The Shrewsbury Public Library to get notified when we go "Live"!

Want a reminder on Facebook? Here's our event page: https://bit.ly/2UmxWti

No registration necessary. Perfect for babies 0-2 years old, but all are welcome!

CONTACT:
  Diana Karas
  508.841.8609x4
   dkaras@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Facebook Live

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Babies, Books, and Bubbles in Person!

Join Miss Diana in person for Babies, Books, and Bubbles! This program includes books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, sign language, and of course bubbles! This program is intended for children ages 0-2 years old, but older siblings are welcome.

We are limiting attendence to 10 familes, so grab a token starting at 10:30am. We will not be distributing rattles, so please feel free to bring one from home for you to use.

 

CONTACT: Diana Karas  508-841-8609x4  dkaras@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room

Join Miss Diana in person for Babies, Books, and Bubbles! This program includes books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, sign language, and of course bubbles! This program is intended for children ages 0-2 years old, but older siblings are welcome.

We are limiting attendence to 10 familes, so grab a token starting at 10:30am. We will not be distributing rattles, so please feel free to bring one from home for you to use.

 

CONTACT:
  Diana Karas
  508.841.8609x4
   dkaras@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's Program Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Theater Games with Little Spark Theater

Ready to have some fun? This class is perfect for either the theater pro or newbie.  We’ll explore the basics of improvisation and acting through games, so get ready for some antics, shenanigans, and a ridiculously fun time! This class is for ages 9-12. 

Registration is required and will open 2 weeks before the date of this program. 

CONTACT: Sonja Drotar  508-841-8609  sdrotar@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at 9:00 AM     

Ready to have some fun? This class is perfect for either the theater pro or newbie.  We’ll explore the basics of improvisation and acting through games, so get ready for some antics, shenanigans, and a ridiculously fun time! This class is for ages 9-12. 

Registration is required and will open 2 weeks before the date of this program. 

CONTACT:
  Sonja Drotar
  508.841.8609
   sdrotar@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at 9:00 AM     

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tech Talk - Blockchain

Blockchain is seen as incredibly secure to some, but to most it's a mystery.  We'll explore what blockchain is and how it is used in this month's talk. Read a few things from the resource list provided and join us for a discussion about this topic!

CONTACT: Arielle Sorenson  508-841-8609 x4049  asorenson@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
The registration period has ended.

Blockchain is seen as incredibly secure to some, but to most it's a mystery.  We'll explore what blockchain is and how it is used in this month's talk. Read a few things from the resource list provided and join us for a discussion about this topic!

CONTACT:
  Arielle Sorenson
  508.841.8609 x4049
   asorenson@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

The registration period has ended.

Thursday August 26, 2021
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Wiggle Words in the Courtyard!

Join Miss Sonja for Wiggle Words in the Children's Room Courtyard!  We will sing, dance, and have oodles of fun!

In the case of inclement weather, this program will be streamed on the library's Facebook through Facebook Live.  Please check with the library at 9AM the day of the program if it is raining or very hot. Check with us by calling 508-841-8609 x4 or check the library's Facebook page. 

This program requires no tokens or pre-registration.

 

CONTACT: Sonja Drotar  508-841-8609x4  sdrotar@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's Courtyard

Join Miss Sonja for Wiggle Words in the Children's Room Courtyard!  We will sing, dance, and have oodles of fun!

In the case of inclement weather, this program will be streamed on the library's Facebook through Facebook Live.  Please check with the library at 9AM the day of the program if it is raining or very hot. Check with us by calling 508-841-8609 x4 or check the library's Facebook page. 

This program requires no tokens or pre-registration.

 

CONTACT:
  Sonja Drotar
  508.841.8609x4
   sdrotar@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's Courtyard

 
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Rocket Take-Home Kit for Kids!

Make your own rocket with this take-home kit! Kits will be outside (near the books drop-off) for families to take starting at 10AM. 

Send us a picture of your creation at splkids@cwmars.org to win a pass for Davis Farmland.

Please only take one kit per child.  While supplies last. No Registration Required

CONTACT: Sonja Drotar  508-841-8609 x4  sdrotar@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's

Make your own rocket with this take-home kit! Kits will be outside (near the books drop-off) for families to take starting at 10AM. 

Send us a picture of your creation at splkids@cwmars.org to win a pass for Davis Farmland.

Please only take one kit per child.  While supplies last. No Registration Required

CONTACT:
  Sonja Drotar
  508.841.8609 x4
   sdrotar@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's

Saturday August 28, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
English Conversation Circle-Program on Zoom

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:   508-841-8533  splreference@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:
  
  508.841.8533
   splreference@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
SHS Musicians Community Concert

Want to witness a gathering of local young musical talents? Say no more!

Students at Shrewsbury High School have united this summer to coordinate a concert marking their first live performance in over a year. They are thrilled to play live for the Shrewsbury public once again! The musicians selected repertoire reflecting their personal interests, with pieces ranging from guitar & vocal arrangements to string quartets to Carnatic Indian violin music, and everything in between.

Come join us for this celebration of music and community!

CONTACT: Michael Zeller  508-841-8531  mzeller@cwmars.org
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM A/B

Want to witness a gathering of local young musical talents? Say no more!

Students at Shrewsbury High School have united this summer to coordinate a concert marking their first live performance in over a year. They are thrilled to play live for the Shrewsbury public once again! The musicians selected repertoire reflecting their personal interests, with pieces ranging from guitar & vocal arrangements to string quartets to Carnatic Indian violin music, and everything in between.

Come join us for this celebration of music and community!

CONTACT:
  Michael Zeller
  508.841.8531
   mzeller@cwmars.org

LOCATION: MEETING ROOM A/B

Tuesday August 31, 2021
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Book Beats

Join Miss Roxanne outside in the Children's Courtyard for this lively early literacy music & movement program for preschool children and their grownups. There will be books, songs, rhymes, chants,  and/or fingerplays. No tokens or pre-registration required.

Please note that in the event of inclement weather, the program will be held on Facebook Live. To find out if the in-person program will be held online, check our Facebook page by 9 AM on the morning of the program. Call or email with questions.

CONTACT: Roxanne Starkin  508-841-8609 x4  rstarkin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's Courtyard

Join Miss Roxanne outside in the Children's Courtyard for this lively early literacy music & movement program for preschool children and their grownups. There will be books, songs, rhymes, chants,  and/or fingerplays. No tokens or pre-registration required.

Please note that in the event of inclement weather, the program will be held on Facebook Live. To find out if the in-person program will be held online, check our Facebook page by 9 AM on the morning of the program. Call or email with questions.

CONTACT:
  Roxanne Starkin
  508.841.8609 x4
   rstarkin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's Courtyard

Wednesday September 1, 2021
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friends Board Meeting
CONTACT: Priya Rathnam  508-841-8537  prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM B
CONTACT:
  Priya Rathnam
  508.841.8537
   prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov

LOCATION: MEETING ROOM B

Thursday September 2, 2021
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Shrewsbury Readers Book group

This group is about a good book and a good discussion. Titles are selcted from various genres and copies of the book will be available for checkout. 

New members are welcome. 

 

CONTACT: Priya Rathnam  508-841-8537  prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM B

This group is about a good book and a good discussion. Titles are selcted from various genres and copies of the book will be available for checkout. 

New members are welcome. 

 

CONTACT:
  Priya Rathnam
  508.841.8537
   prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov

LOCATION: MEETING ROOM B

Friday September 3, 2021
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Good Day Virtual Memory Cafe

A memory cafe is a welcoming place for people at early stages of Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia AND their care partners. 

The Memory Cafe will meet on the first and third Friday of every month from 2 - 3:30 PM. Meetings are held on Zoom.

 

To receive a Zoom invite for this meeting, please email cbudge@cwmars.org. 

CONTACT: Charlotte Budge  cbudge@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

A memory cafe is a welcoming place for people at early stages of Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia AND their care partners. 

The Memory Cafe will meet on the first and third Friday of every month from 2 - 3:30 PM. Meetings are held on Zoom.

 

To receive a Zoom invite for this meeting, please email cbudge@cwmars.org. 

CONTACT:
  Charlotte Budge
  
   cbudge@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Saturday September 4, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
English Conversation Circle-Program on Zoom

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:   508-841-8533  splreference@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:
  
  508.841.8533
   splreference@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Tuesday September 7, 2021
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
English Conversation Circle-Program on Zoom

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:   508-841-8533  splreference@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:
  
  508.841.8533
   splreference@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Wednesday September 8, 2021
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Virtual - 50+ Job Seeker's Networking Group

If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you. Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking! The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30am to 11:30am, via Zoom.

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and hands-on workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search.  

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by Deborah Hope, MBA, PCIC, an experienced executive career coach. Deborah is a former Fortune 500 executive, investment banker and entrepreneur and transitioned to executive coaching over 10 years ago. She has coached with Harvard Business School Executive Education programs, the Mass. Conference for Women, and is a Certified Leadership Agility Coach. She has facilitated 50+ Job Seekers Networking Groups for 5 years and is a Licensed Group Leader.  

This week's topic (September 8) is Creating A LinkedIn Profile: The Basics. First time attendees need to register HERE.  Please make sure to select 'MA Library Collaborative' in the 'Workshop Series or Event' drop-down menu when registering.

The Shrewsbury Public Library has partnered with libraries in Andover, Billerica, Chelmsford, Danvers, North Andover, Tewksbury, and Wilmington to sponsor this group.

CONTACT: Michael Zeller  508-841-8531  mzeller@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Other

If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you. Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking! The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30am to 11:30am, via Zoom.

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and hands-on workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search.  

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by Deborah Hope, MBA, PCIC, an experienced executive career coach. Deborah is a former Fortune 500 executive, investment banker and entrepreneur and transitioned to executive coaching over 10 years ago. She has coached with Harvard Business School Executive Education programs, the Mass. Conference for Women, and is a Certified Leadership Agility Coach. She has facilitated 50+ Job Seekers Networking Groups for 5 years and is a Licensed Group Leader.  

This week's topic (September 8) is Creating A LinkedIn Profile: The Basics. First time attendees need to register HERE.  Please make sure to select 'MA Library Collaborative' in the 'Workshop Series or Event' drop-down menu when registering.

The Shrewsbury Public Library has partnered with libraries in Andover, Billerica, Chelmsford, Danvers, North Andover, Tewksbury, and Wilmington to sponsor this group.

CONTACT:
  Michael Zeller
  508.841.8531
   mzeller@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Other

Saturday September 11, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
English Conversation Circle-Program on Zoom

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:   508-841-8533  splreference@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:
  
  508.841.8533
   splreference@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Goats and Giggles

Baby goats are coming to the library! Come over and enjoy some cuteness!

CONTACT: Sonja Drotar  508-841-8609 x4  sdrotar@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's Courtyard

Baby goats are coming to the library! Come over and enjoy some cuteness!

CONTACT:
  Sonja Drotar
  508.841.8609 x4
   sdrotar@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's Courtyard

Monday September 13, 2021
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Foundation Board Meeting
CONTACT: Priya Rathnam  508-841-8537  prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM B
Tuesday September 14, 2021
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
English Conversation Circle-Program on Zoom

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:   508-841-8533  splreference@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:
  
  508.841.8533
   splreference@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Friday September 17, 2021
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Good Day Virtual Memory Cafe

A memory cafe is a welcoming place for people at early stages of Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia AND their care partners. 

The Memory Cafe will meet on the first and third Friday of every month from 2 - 3:30 PM. Meetings are held on Zoom.

 

To receive a Zoom invite for this meeting, please email cbudge@cwmars.org. 

CONTACT: Charlotte Budge  cbudge@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

A memory cafe is a welcoming place for people at early stages of Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia AND their care partners. 

The Memory Cafe will meet on the first and third Friday of every month from 2 - 3:30 PM. Meetings are held on Zoom.

 

To receive a Zoom invite for this meeting, please email cbudge@cwmars.org. 

CONTACT:
  Charlotte Budge
  
   cbudge@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Saturday September 18, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
English Conversation Circle-Program on Zoom

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:   508-841-8533  splreference@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:
  
  508.841.8533
   splreference@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Tuesday September 21, 2021
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
English Conversation Circle-Program on Zoom

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:   508-841-8533  splreference@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:
  
  508.841.8533
   splreference@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Wednesday September 22, 2021
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Virtual - 50+ Job Seeker's Networking Group

If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you. Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking! The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30am to 11:30am, via Zoom.

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and hands-on workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search.  

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by Deborah Hope, MBA, PCIC, an experienced executive career coach. Deborah is a former Fortune 500 executive, investment banker and entrepreneur and transitioned to executive coaching over 10 years ago. She has coached with Harvard Business School Executive Education programs, the Mass. Conference for Women, and is a Certified Leadership Agility Coach. She has facilitated 50+ Job Seekers Networking Groups for 5 years and is a Licensed Group Leader.  

This week's topic (September 22) is LinkedIn: Networking Tool & Enchanced Profiles. First time attendees need to register HERE.  Please make sure to select 'MA Library Collaborative' in the 'Workshop Series or Event' drop-down menu when registering.

The Shrewsbury Public Library has partnered with libraries in Andover, Billerica, Chelmsford, Danvers, North Andover, Tewksbury, and Wilmington to sponsor this group.

CONTACT: Michael Zeller  508-841-8531  mzeller@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Other

If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you. Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking! The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30am to 11:30am, via Zoom.

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and hands-on workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search.  

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by Deborah Hope, MBA, PCIC, an experienced executive career coach. Deborah is a former Fortune 500 executive, investment banker and entrepreneur and transitioned to executive coaching over 10 years ago. She has coached with Harvard Business School Executive Education programs, the Mass. Conference for Women, and is a Certified Leadership Agility Coach. She has facilitated 50+ Job Seekers Networking Groups for 5 years and is a Licensed Group Leader.  

This week's topic (September 22) is LinkedIn: Networking Tool & Enchanced Profiles. First time attendees need to register HERE.  Please make sure to select 'MA Library Collaborative' in the 'Workshop Series or Event' drop-down menu when registering.

The Shrewsbury Public Library has partnered with libraries in Andover, Billerica, Chelmsford, Danvers, North Andover, Tewksbury, and Wilmington to sponsor this group.

CONTACT:
  Michael Zeller
  508.841.8531
   mzeller@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Other

Thursday September 23, 2021
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cookbook Book Group
CONTACT: Priya Rathnam  508-841-8537  prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM B
CONTACT:
  Priya Rathnam
  508.841.8537
   prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov

LOCATION: MEETING ROOM B

Saturday September 25, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
English Conversation Circle-Program on Zoom

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:   508-841-8533  splreference@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:
  
  508.841.8533
   splreference@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Monday September 27, 2021
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Virtual - Shrewsbury Genealogy Club

Anyone interested in genealogy (or family history) can now join the Shrewsbury Genealogy Club from the comfort of their home! The club will meet on the fourth Monday of every month starting at 7:00 P.M. 

To register, email the Genealogy Club’s clubmaster, former SPL Assistant Director George Brown, at geobrown1940@gmail.com.

CONTACT: Michael Zeller  508-841-8531  mzeller@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Anyone interested in genealogy (or family history) can now join the Shrewsbury Genealogy Club from the comfort of their home! The club will meet on the fourth Monday of every month starting at 7:00 P.M. 

To register, email the Genealogy Club’s clubmaster, former SPL Assistant Director George Brown, at geobrown1940@gmail.com.

CONTACT:
  Michael Zeller
  508.841.8531
   mzeller@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Tuesday September 28, 2021
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
English Conversation Circle-Program on Zoom

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:   508-841-8533  splreference@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Free conversation circles are a great way to learn English in an informal, relaxed setting. This program is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Classes are on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM or Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM. 

If you would like a Zoom invite to the class, please email splreference@cwmars.org and tell us if you want to attend the Tuesday class or the Saturday class.

CONTACT:
  
  508.841.8533
   splreference@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Board of Library Trustees meeting
CONTACT: Priya Rathnam  508-841-8537  prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM A
Friday October 1, 2021
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Good Day Virtual Memory Cafe

A memory cafe is a welcoming place for people at early stages of Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia AND their care partners. 

The Memory Cafe will meet on the first and third Friday of every month from 2 - 3:30 PM. Meetings are held on Zoom.

 

To receive a Zoom invite for this meeting, please email cbudge@cwmars.org. 

CONTACT: Charlotte Budge  cbudge@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

A memory cafe is a welcoming place for people at early stages of Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia AND their care partners. 

The Memory Cafe will meet on the first and third Friday of every month from 2 - 3:30 PM. Meetings are held on Zoom.

 

To receive a Zoom invite for this meeting, please email cbudge@cwmars.org. 

CONTACT:
  Charlotte Budge
  
   cbudge@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Wednesday October 6, 2021
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Virtual - 50+ Job Seeker's Networking Group

If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you. Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking! The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30am to 11:30am, via Zoom.

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and hands-on workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search.  

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by Deborah Hope, MBA, PCIC, an experienced executive career coach. Deborah is a former Fortune 500 executive, investment banker and entrepreneur and transitioned to executive coaching over 10 years ago. She has coached with Harvard Business School Executive Education programs, the Mass. Conference for Women, and is a Certified Leadership Agility Coach. She has facilitated 50+ Job Seekers Networking Groups for 5 years and is a Licensed Group Leader.  

This week's topic (October 6) is Marketing & Interviewing Briefs. First time attendees need to register HERE.  Please make sure to select 'MA Library Collaborative' in the 'Workshop Series or Event' drop-down menu when registering.

The Shrewsbury Public Library has partnered with libraries in Andover, Billerica, Chelmsford, Danvers, North Andover, Tewksbury, and Wilmington to sponsor this group.

CONTACT: Michael Zeller  508-841-8531  mzeller@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Other

If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you. Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking! The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30am to 11:30am, via Zoom.

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and hands-on workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search.  

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by Deborah Hope, MBA, PCIC, an experienced executive career coach. Deborah is a former Fortune 500 executive, investment banker and entrepreneur and transitioned to executive coaching over 10 years ago. She has coached with Harvard Business School Executive Education programs, the Mass. Conference for Women, and is a Certified Leadership Agility Coach. She has facilitated 50+ Job Seekers Networking Groups for 5 years and is a Licensed Group Leader.  

This week's topic (October 6) is Marketing & Interviewing Briefs. First time attendees need to register HERE.  Please make sure to select 'MA Library Collaborative' in the 'Workshop Series or Event' drop-down menu when registering.

The Shrewsbury Public Library has partnered with libraries in Andover, Billerica, Chelmsford, Danvers, North Andover, Tewksbury, and Wilmington to sponsor this group.

CONTACT:
  Michael Zeller
  508.841.8531
   mzeller@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Other

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Room Booked
LOCATION: ZOOM

After the business meeting, there will be a special program by Kathryn Woods. Presentation on "A Woman, Ain't I, A Depiction of Sojourner Truth" kw4284@aol.com

$300 speaker fee+ cost of bus or train ticket from Boston and a ride to and from the library

CONTACT:
  Priya Rathnam
  508.841.8537
   prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov

LOCATION: ZOOM

Thursday October 7, 2021
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Shrewsbury Readers Book group

This group is about a good book and a good discussion. Titles are selcted from various genres and copies of the book will be available for checkout. 

New members are welcome. 

 

CONTACT: Priya Rathnam  508-841-8537  prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov
LOCATION: LEARNING CENTER

This group is about a good book and a good discussion. Titles are selcted from various genres and copies of the book will be available for checkout. 

New members are welcome. 

 

CONTACT:
  Priya Rathnam
  508.841.8537
   prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov

LOCATION: LEARNING CENTER

Wednesday October 13, 2021
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Room Booked
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM A
CONTACT:
  Priya Rathnam
  508.841.8537
   prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov

LOCATION: MEETING ROOM A

Thursday October 14, 2021
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Room Booked
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM A
CONTACT:
  Priya Rathnam
  508.841.8537
   prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov

LOCATION: MEETING ROOM A

Friday October 15, 2021
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Room Booked
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM A
CONTACT:
  Priya Rathnam
  508.841.8537
   prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov

LOCATION: MEETING ROOM A

 
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Good Day Virtual Memory Cafe

A memory cafe is a welcoming place for people at early stages of Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia AND their care partners. 

The Memory Cafe will meet on the first and third Friday of every month from 2 - 3:30 PM. Meetings are held on Zoom.

 

To receive a Zoom invite for this meeting, please email cbudge@cwmars.org. 

CONTACT: Charlotte Budge  cbudge@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

A memory cafe is a welcoming place for people at early stages of Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia AND their care partners. 

The Memory Cafe will meet on the first and third Friday of every month from 2 - 3:30 PM. Meetings are held on Zoom.

 

To receive a Zoom invite for this meeting, please email cbudge@cwmars.org. 

CONTACT:
  Charlotte Budge
  
   cbudge@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Saturday October 16, 2021
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Room Booked
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM A
CONTACT:
  Priya Rathnam
  508.841.8537
   prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov

LOCATION: MEETING ROOM A

Sunday October 17, 2021
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Room Booked
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM A
CONTACT:
  Priya Rathnam
  508.841.8537
   prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov

LOCATION: MEETING ROOM A

Monday October 18, 2021
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Room Booked
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM A
CONTACT:
  Priya Rathnam
  508.841.8537
   prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov

LOCATION: MEETING ROOM A

Tuesday October 19, 2021
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Room Booked
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM A
CONTACT:
  Priya Rathnam
  508.841.8537
   prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov

LOCATION: MEETING ROOM A

Wednesday October 20, 2021
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Virtual - 50+ Job Seeker's Networking Group

If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you. Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking! The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30am to 11:30am, via Zoom.

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and hands-on workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search.  

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by Deborah Hope, MBA, PCIC, an experienced executive career coach. Deborah is a former Fortune 500 executive, investment banker and entrepreneur and transitioned to executive coaching over 10 years ago. She has coached with Harvard Business School Executive Education programs, the Mass. Conference for Women, and is a Certified Leadership Agility Coach. She has facilitated 50+ Job Seekers Networking Groups for 5 years and is a Licensed Group Leader.  

This week's topic (October 20) is Interviewing Preparation & Strategy. First time attendees need to register HERE.  Please make sure to select 'MA Library Collaborative' in the 'Workshop Series or Event' drop-down menu when registering.

The Shrewsbury Public Library has partnered with libraries in Andover, Billerica, Chelmsford, Danvers, North Andover, Tewksbury, and Wilmington to sponsor this group.

CONTACT: Michael Zeller  508-841-8531  mzeller@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Other

If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you. Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking! The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30am to 11:30am, via Zoom.

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and hands-on workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search.  

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by Deborah Hope, MBA, PCIC, an experienced executive career coach. Deborah is a former Fortune 500 executive, investment banker and entrepreneur and transitioned to executive coaching over 10 years ago. She has coached with Harvard Business School Executive Education programs, the Mass. Conference for Women, and is a Certified Leadership Agility Coach. She has facilitated 50+ Job Seekers Networking Groups for 5 years and is a Licensed Group Leader.  

This week's topic (October 20) is Interviewing Preparation & Strategy. First time attendees need to register HERE.  Please make sure to select 'MA Library Collaborative' in the 'Workshop Series or Event' drop-down menu when registering.

The Shrewsbury Public Library has partnered with libraries in Andover, Billerica, Chelmsford, Danvers, North Andover, Tewksbury, and Wilmington to sponsor this group.

CONTACT:
  Michael Zeller
  508.841.8531
   mzeller@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Other

Saturday October 23, 2021
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
MA Library Trustees Association
CONTACT: Nancy Rea  508-388-7205  nbrea01@gmail.com
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM A
Monday October 25, 2021
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Virtual - Shrewsbury Genealogy Club

Anyone interested in genealogy (or family history) can now join the Shrewsbury Genealogy Club from the comfort of their home! The club will meet on the fourth Monday of every month starting at 7:00 P.M. 

To register, email the Genealogy Club’s clubmaster, former SPL Assistant Director George Brown, at geobrown1940@gmail.com.

CONTACT: Michael Zeller  508-841-8531  mzeller@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Anyone interested in genealogy (or family history) can now join the Shrewsbury Genealogy Club from the comfort of their home! The club will meet on the fourth Monday of every month starting at 7:00 P.M. 

To register, email the Genealogy Club’s clubmaster, former SPL Assistant Director George Brown, at geobrown1940@gmail.com.

CONTACT:
  Michael Zeller
  508.841.8531
   mzeller@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Tuesday October 26, 2021
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Board of Library Trustees meeting
CONTACT: Priya Rathnam  508-841-8537  prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM A
Thursday October 28, 2021
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cookbook Book Group
CONTACT: Priya Rathnam  508-841-8537  prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM B
CONTACT:
  Priya Rathnam
  508.841.8537
   prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov

LOCATION: MEETING ROOM B

Wednesday November 3, 2021
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Virtual - 50+ Job Seeker's Networking Group

If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you. Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking! The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30am to 11:30am, via Zoom.

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and hands-on workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search.  

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by Deborah Hope, MBA, PCIC, an experienced executive career coach. Deborah is a former Fortune 500 executive, investment banker and entrepreneur and transitioned to executive coaching over 10 years ago. She has coached with Harvard Business School Executive Education programs, the Mass. Conference for Women, and is a Certified Leadership Agility Coach. She has facilitated 50+ Job Seekers Networking Groups for 5 years and is a Licensed Group Leader.  

This week's topic (November 3) is Networking 2.0 -- "You Must Give To Get!" First time attendees need to register HERE.  Please make sure to select 'MA Library Collaborative' in the 'Workshop Series or Event' drop-down menu when registering.

The Shrewsbury Public Library has partnered with libraries in Andover, Billerica, Chelmsford, Danvers, North Andover, Tewksbury, and Wilmington to sponsor this group.

CONTACT: Michael Zeller  508-841-8531  mzeller@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Other

If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you. Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking! The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30am to 11:30am, via Zoom.

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and hands-on workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search.  

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by Deborah Hope, MBA, PCIC, an experienced executive career coach. Deborah is a former Fortune 500 executive, investment banker and entrepreneur and transitioned to executive coaching over 10 years ago. She has coached with Harvard Business School Executive Education programs, the Mass. Conference for Women, and is a Certified Leadership Agility Coach. She has facilitated 50+ Job Seekers Networking Groups for 5 years and is a Licensed Group Leader.  

This week's topic (November 3) is Networking 2.0 -- "You Must Give To Get!" First time attendees need to register HERE.  Please make sure to select 'MA Library Collaborative' in the 'Workshop Series or Event' drop-down menu when registering.

The Shrewsbury Public Library has partnered with libraries in Andover, Billerica, Chelmsford, Danvers, North Andover, Tewksbury, and Wilmington to sponsor this group.

CONTACT:
  Michael Zeller
  508.841.8531
   mzeller@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Other

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friends Board Meeting
CONTACT: Priya Rathnam  508-841-8537  prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov
LOCATION: ZOOM
Thursday November 4, 2021
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Shrewsbury Readers Book group

This group is about a good book and a good discussion. Titles are selcted from various genres and copies of the book will be available for checkout. 

New members are welcome. 

 

CONTACT: Priya Rathnam  508-841-8537  prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM B

This group is about a good book and a good discussion. Titles are selcted from various genres and copies of the book will be available for checkout. 

New members are welcome. 

 

CONTACT:
  Priya Rathnam
  508.841.8537
   prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov

LOCATION: MEETING ROOM B

Friday November 5, 2021
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Good Day Virtual Memory Cafe

A memory cafe is a welcoming place for people at early stages of Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia AND their care partners. 

The Memory Cafe will meet on the first and third Friday of every month from 2 - 3:30 PM. Meetings are held on Zoom.

 

To receive a Zoom invite for this meeting, please email cbudge@cwmars.org. 

CONTACT: Charlotte Budge  cbudge@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

A memory cafe is a welcoming place for people at early stages of Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia AND their care partners. 

The Memory Cafe will meet on the first and third Friday of every month from 2 - 3:30 PM. Meetings are held on Zoom.

 

To receive a Zoom invite for this meeting, please email cbudge@cwmars.org. 

CONTACT:
  Charlotte Budge
  
   cbudge@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Monday November 15, 2021
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Foundation Board Meeting
CONTACT: Priya Rathnam  508-841-8537  prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM B
Wednesday November 17, 2021
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Virtual - 50+ Job Seeker's Networking Group

If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you. Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking! The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30am to 11:30am, via Zoom.

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and hands-on workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search.  

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by Deborah Hope, MBA, PCIC, an experienced executive career coach. Deborah is a former Fortune 500 executive, investment banker and entrepreneur and transitioned to executive coaching over 10 years ago. She has coached with Harvard Business School Executive Education programs, the Mass. Conference for Women, and is a Certified Leadership Agility Coach. She has facilitated 50+ Job Seekers Networking Groups for 5 years and is a Licensed Group Leader.  

This week's meeting (November 17) will be an event featuring hiring employers. First time attendees need to register HERE.  Please make sure to select 'MA Library Collaborative' in the 'Workshop Series or Event' drop-down menu when registering.

The Shrewsbury Public Library has partnered with libraries in Andover, Billerica, Chelmsford, Danvers, North Andover, Tewksbury, and Wilmington to sponsor this group.

CONTACT: Michael Zeller  508-841-8531  mzeller@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Other

If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you. Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking! The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30am to 11:30am, via Zoom.

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and hands-on workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search.  

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by Deborah Hope, MBA, PCIC, an experienced executive career coach. Deborah is a former Fortune 500 executive, investment banker and entrepreneur and transitioned to executive coaching over 10 years ago. She has coached with Harvard Business School Executive Education programs, the Mass. Conference for Women, and is a Certified Leadership Agility Coach. She has facilitated 50+ Job Seekers Networking Groups for 5 years and is a Licensed Group Leader.  

This week's meeting (November 17) will be an event featuring hiring employers. First time attendees need to register HERE.  Please make sure to select 'MA Library Collaborative' in the 'Workshop Series or Event' drop-down menu when registering.

The Shrewsbury Public Library has partnered with libraries in Andover, Billerica, Chelmsford, Danvers, North Andover, Tewksbury, and Wilmington to sponsor this group.

CONTACT:
  Michael Zeller
  508.841.8531
   mzeller@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Other

Thursday November 18, 2021
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cookbook Book Group
CONTACT: Priya Rathnam  508-841-8537  prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM B
CONTACT:
  Priya Rathnam
  508.841.8537
   prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov

LOCATION: MEETING ROOM B

Friday November 19, 2021
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Good Day Virtual Memory Cafe

A memory cafe is a welcoming place for people at early stages of Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia AND their care partners. 

The Memory Cafe will meet on the first and third Friday of every month from 2 - 3:30 PM. Meetings are held on Zoom.

 

To receive a Zoom invite for this meeting, please email cbudge@cwmars.org. 

CONTACT: Charlotte Budge  cbudge@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

A memory cafe is a welcoming place for people at early stages of Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia AND their care partners. 

The Memory Cafe will meet on the first and third Friday of every month from 2 - 3:30 PM. Meetings are held on Zoom.

 

To receive a Zoom invite for this meeting, please email cbudge@cwmars.org. 

CONTACT:
  Charlotte Budge
  
   cbudge@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Monday November 22, 2021
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Virtual - Shrewsbury Genealogy Club

Anyone interested in genealogy (or family history) can now join the Shrewsbury Genealogy Club from the comfort of their home! The club will meet on the fourth Monday of every month starting at 7:00 P.M. 

To register, email the Genealogy Club’s clubmaster, former SPL Assistant Director George Brown, at geobrown1940@gmail.com.

CONTACT: Michael Zeller  508-841-8531  mzeller@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Anyone interested in genealogy (or family history) can now join the Shrewsbury Genealogy Club from the comfort of their home! The club will meet on the fourth Monday of every month starting at 7:00 P.M. 

To register, email the Genealogy Club’s clubmaster, former SPL Assistant Director George Brown, at geobrown1940@gmail.com.

CONTACT:
  Michael Zeller
  508.841.8531
   mzeller@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Tuesday November 23, 2021
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Board of Library Trustees meeting
CONTACT: Priya Rathnam  508-841-8537  prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM A
Wednesday December 1, 2021
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Virtual - 50+ Job Seeker's Networking Group

If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you. Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking! The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30am to 11:30am, via Zoom.

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and hands-on workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search.  

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by Deborah Hope, MBA, PCIC, an experienced executive career coach. Deborah is a former Fortune 500 executive, investment banker and entrepreneur and transitioned to executive coaching over 10 years ago. She has coached with Harvard Business School Executive Education programs, the Mass. Conference for Women, and is a Certified Leadership Agility Coach. She has facilitated 50+ Job Seekers Networking Groups for 5 years and is a Licensed Group Leader.  

This week's topic (December 1) is Marketing Plans. First time attendees need to register HERE.  Please make sure to select 'MA Library Collaborative' in the 'Workshop Series or Event' drop-down menu when registering.

The Shrewsbury Public Library has partnered with libraries in Andover, Billerica, Chelmsford, Danvers, North Andover, Tewksbury, and Wilmington to sponsor this group.

CONTACT: Michael Zeller  508-841-8531  mzeller@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Other

If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you. Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking! The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30am to 11:30am, via Zoom.

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and hands-on workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search.  

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by Deborah Hope, MBA, PCIC, an experienced executive career coach. Deborah is a former Fortune 500 executive, investment banker and entrepreneur and transitioned to executive coaching over 10 years ago. She has coached with Harvard Business School Executive Education programs, the Mass. Conference for Women, and is a Certified Leadership Agility Coach. She has facilitated 50+ Job Seekers Networking Groups for 5 years and is a Licensed Group Leader.  

This week's topic (December 1) is Marketing Plans. First time attendees need to register HERE.  Please make sure to select 'MA Library Collaborative' in the 'Workshop Series or Event' drop-down menu when registering.

The Shrewsbury Public Library has partnered with libraries in Andover, Billerica, Chelmsford, Danvers, North Andover, Tewksbury, and Wilmington to sponsor this group.

CONTACT:
  Michael Zeller
  508.841.8531
   mzeller@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Other

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friends Board Meeting
CONTACT: Priya Rathnam  508-841-8537  prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM B
CONTACT:
  Priya Rathnam
  508.841.8537
   prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov

LOCATION: MEETING ROOM B

Thursday December 2, 2021
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Shrewsbury Readers Book group

This group is about a good book and a good discussion. Titles are selcted from various genres and copies of the book will be available for checkout. 

New members are welcome. 

 

CONTACT: Priya Rathnam  508-841-8537  prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM B

This group is about a good book and a good discussion. Titles are selcted from various genres and copies of the book will be available for checkout. 

New members are welcome. 

 

CONTACT:
  Priya Rathnam
  508.841.8537
   prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov

LOCATION: MEETING ROOM B

Friday December 3, 2021
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Good Day Virtual Memory Cafe

A memory cafe is a welcoming place for people at early stages of Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia AND their care partners. 

The Memory Cafe will meet on the first and third Friday of every month from 2 - 3:30 PM. Meetings are held on Zoom.

 

To receive a Zoom invite for this meeting, please email cbudge@cwmars.org. 

CONTACT: Charlotte Budge  cbudge@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

A memory cafe is a welcoming place for people at early stages of Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia AND their care partners. 

The Memory Cafe will meet on the first and third Friday of every month from 2 - 3:30 PM. Meetings are held on Zoom.

 

To receive a Zoom invite for this meeting, please email cbudge@cwmars.org. 

CONTACT:
  Charlotte Budge
  
   cbudge@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Wednesday December 15, 2021
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Virtual - 50+ Job Seeker's Networking Group

If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you. Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking! The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30am to 11:30am, via Zoom.

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and hands-on workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search.  

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by Deborah Hope, MBA, PCIC, an experienced executive career coach. Deborah is a former Fortune 500 executive, investment banker and entrepreneur and transitioned to executive coaching over 10 years ago. She has coached with Harvard Business School Executive Education programs, the Mass. Conference for Women, and is a Certified Leadership Agility Coach. She has facilitated 50+ Job Seekers Networking Groups for 5 years and is a Licensed Group Leader.  

This week's topic (December 15) is Personal Branding. First time attendees need to register HERE.  Please make sure to select 'MA Library Collaborative' in the 'Workshop Series or Event' drop-down menu when registering.

The Shrewsbury Public Library has partnered with libraries in Andover, Billerica, Chelmsford, Danvers, North Andover, Tewksbury, and Wilmington to sponsor this group.

CONTACT: Michael Zeller  508-841-8531  mzeller@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Other

If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you. Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking! The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30am to 11:30am, via Zoom.

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and hands-on workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search.  

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by Deborah Hope, MBA, PCIC, an experienced executive career coach. Deborah is a former Fortune 500 executive, investment banker and entrepreneur and transitioned to executive coaching over 10 years ago. She has coached with Harvard Business School Executive Education programs, the Mass. Conference for Women, and is a Certified Leadership Agility Coach. She has facilitated 50+ Job Seekers Networking Groups for 5 years and is a Licensed Group Leader.  

This week's topic (December 15) is Personal Branding. First time attendees need to register HERE.  Please make sure to select 'MA Library Collaborative' in the 'Workshop Series or Event' drop-down menu when registering.

The Shrewsbury Public Library has partnered with libraries in Andover, Billerica, Chelmsford, Danvers, North Andover, Tewksbury, and Wilmington to sponsor this group.

CONTACT:
  Michael Zeller
  508.841.8531
   mzeller@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Other

Thursday December 16, 2021
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cookbook Book Group
CONTACT: Priya Rathnam  508-841-8537  prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM B
CONTACT:
  Priya Rathnam
  508.841.8537
   prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov

LOCATION: MEETING ROOM B

Friday December 17, 2021
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Good Day Virtual Memory Cafe

A memory cafe is a welcoming place for people at early stages of Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia AND their care partners. 

The Memory Cafe will meet on the first and third Friday of every month from 2 - 3:30 PM. Meetings are held on Zoom.

 

To receive a Zoom invite for this meeting, please email cbudge@cwmars.org. 

CONTACT: Charlotte Budge  cbudge@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

A memory cafe is a welcoming place for people at early stages of Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia AND their care partners. 

The Memory Cafe will meet on the first and third Friday of every month from 2 - 3:30 PM. Meetings are held on Zoom.

 

To receive a Zoom invite for this meeting, please email cbudge@cwmars.org. 

CONTACT:
  Charlotte Budge
  
   cbudge@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Monday December 27, 2021
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Virtual - Shrewsbury Genealogy Club

Anyone interested in genealogy (or family history) can now join the Shrewsbury Genealogy Club from the comfort of their home! The club will meet on the fourth Monday of every month starting at 7:00 P.M. 

To register, email the Genealogy Club’s clubmaster, former SPL Assistant Director George Brown, at geobrown1940@gmail.com.

CONTACT: Michael Zeller  508-841-8531  mzeller@cwmars.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Anyone interested in genealogy (or family history) can now join the Shrewsbury Genealogy Club from the comfort of their home! The club will meet on the fourth Monday of every month starting at 7:00 P.M. 

To register, email the Genealogy Club’s clubmaster, former SPL Assistant Director George Brown, at geobrown1940@gmail.com.

CONTACT:
  Michael Zeller
  508.841.8531
   mzeller@cwmars.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Tuesday December 28, 2021
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Board of Library Trustees meeting
CONTACT: Priya Rathnam  508-841-8537  prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM A
Wednesday January 5, 2022
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Friends Board Meeting
CONTACT: Priya Rathnam  508-841-8537  prathnam@shrewsburyma.gov
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM B