Monday January 22, 2018
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Teen Pizza Night
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM

 

Teens! Feed your brain while studying with your friends at the library.

Pizza will be served at 5:30 p.m. on these nights. 

Granola bars, cookies, and other treats will also be available.

AND the library will stay open until 11 p.m. just for you.

We hope you ace your exams.

Tuesday January 23, 2018
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Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Teen Pizza Night
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM

 

Teens! Feed your brain while studying with your friends at the library.

Pizza will be served at 5:30 p.m. on these nights. 

Granola bars, cookies, and other treats will also be available.

AND the library will stay open until 11 p.m. just for you.

We hope you ace your exams.

Wednesday January 24, 2018
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HOLD
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Intermediate English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This group is good for people who know the basics of English and want to refine their conversational skills. Intermediate Conversation Group meets weekly on Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. The meeting place will be the balcony/mezzanine at the library.

 

LOCATION: Library Mezzanine
 
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Brain Building Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Storytime, Parachute Play, and Brain Building Activity.

Program led by Beverly Mobilia of Wayland Community Partnerships for Children and Families.

For children ages 2 to 5, with parent/caregiver.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Lego Mindstorms: Program the Bot
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Challenge your self to program a Lego Mindstorms Bot

with our Technology Librarian Tyler Kenney.  If there is time

you may also be able to build a bot.

We will supply the Lego Mindstorms and the computers.

For tweens in grades 4 and up.

Registration required.

There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Teen Pizza Night
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM

 

Teens! Feed your brain while studying with your friends at the library.

Pizza will be served at 5:30 p.m. on these nights. 

Granola bars, cookies, and other treats will also be available.

AND the library will stay open until 11 p.m. just for you.

We hope you ace your exams.

Thursday January 25, 2018
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Storyvine
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

StoryVine introduces preschoolers to books and reading with engaging stories, songs and activities. Our interactive storytimes encourage language development, socialization and fun. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child or children.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Comic Book Kids
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Comic Book Kids is a NEW graphic novel book club for kids in grades 2-5. 

January's book is Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute by Jarrett J. Krosoczka.

We will discuss the book and enjoy a snack.

For grades 2-5.

 
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Coding for Adults - Python
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Have you ever wanted to learn how to code? Wondered how the software of the world gets made?

Join us for a short introduction to coding for adults. We will explore the basics of writing computer programs and consider some key ideas in computer science while building a fun game using the Python programming language.

The group will meet at 7 p.m. the following Thursdays:  1/25, 2/1, 2/15, 3/1, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29 and 4/5. 

Bring your own laptop or check out a library laptop for in-library use. If you use a library computer, please bring a USB flash drive to save your work each week. Regular attendance is encouraged; some online practice in between sessions will be helpful.

Win Treese has worked on software in startups, industrial research, and academia for many years, including at Digital Equipment, MIT, and Boston University. He has also been a facilitator for the Girls Who Code club sponsored by the library.

Enrollment is limited so sign up now!

There are many spaces available.
Saturday January 27, 2018
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Sensory Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Children will sing songs, listen to stories, and make a simple craft.

For ages 2 and up.

Sensory Storytime is a storytime designed for children with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues, other developmental disabilities, and their typically developing peers,  This storytime will be similar to other storytimes at the library, but will feature a visual schedule and be flexible with child behavior. If your child has difficulty sitting through one of our other storytimes, this program might be just right for you. This program welcomes all children to come and participate as much as they can.

Sunday January 28, 2018
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Art Reception
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Monday January 29, 2018
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TAB: Random Fandom
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

TAB (Teen Advisory Board) will meet for the first time in the new year.

Teens are invited for fandom related snacks, crafts, and trivia.   

 

 

Tuesday January 30, 2018
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Zumba Kids Jr
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Rhythm and dance program for children ages 2.5 to 4 years old.

Led by Julia Walderzak of H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness Studio.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

Girls will learn Scratch, JavaScript, AppInventor, Python, HTML/CSS and more, to build graphics,

videogames, and websites. The club will meet every Tuesday during the school year.

The club will be run by a Wayland parent volunteer.

For more information about the program go to their webpage:

National Girls Who Code Club

 Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net or call her at 508-358-2308.

Wednesday January 31, 2018
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HOLD
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Intermediate English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This group is good for people who know the basics of English and want to refine their conversational skills. Intermediate Conversation Group meets weekly on Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. The meeting place will be the balcony/mezzanine at the library.

 

LOCATION: Library Mezzanine
 
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Drop-in Family Game Day
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Drop in for an afternoon of board games and card games.

Play an old favorite or learn a new game.

We will also have cooperative games. For ages 4 and up.

 
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Parent/Child Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Rescheduled from January 17.

This book discussion group is for 4th and 5th graders with a parent.

January's book is The War That Saved My Life by Kimberley Brubaker Bradley.

We will also choose a book for next month.

 

 

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Thursday February 1, 2018
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Sing-along with Jeannie Mack
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Jeannie Mack will perform all kinds of fun, bounce-around, sing-along songs geared for young children.

Plenty of opportunity for audience participation!

For babies, toddlers, and preschoolers with caregiver.

 

 

 

 

 

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Coding for Adults - Python
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Have you ever wanted to learn how to code? Wondered how the software of the world gets made?

Join us for a short introduction to coding for adults. We will explore the basics of writing computer programs and consider some key ideas in computer science while building a fun game using the Python programming language.

The group will meet at 7 p.m. the following Thursdays:  1/25, 2/1, 2/15, 3/1, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29 and 4/5. 

Bring your own laptop or check out a library laptop for in-library use. If you use a library computer, please bring a USB flash drive to save your work each week. Regular attendance is encouraged; some online practice in between sessions will be helpful.

Win Treese has worked on software in startups, industrial research, and academia for many years, including at Digital Equipment, MIT, and Boston University. He has also been a facilitator for the Girls Who Code club sponsored by the library.

Enrollment is limited so sign up now!

There are 15 spaces available.
Friday February 2, 2018
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Beginners English Conversation Group
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Do you know someone who is learning basic English?  This beginners English conversation group is especially good for people who have recently moved to the United States and for those who do not speak English at home. We meet two Fridays each month from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.  
 
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Exhibit Installation
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturday February 3, 2018
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Storytime at Russell's Farmer's Market
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Come to a storytime at Russel's Winter's Farmer's Market! 

Librarian Carly Moniz will lead this storytime in the programming room

upstairs at Russell's, 397 Boston Post Road.

For ages babies to 5 years with parent/caregiver.

 
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Lunar New Year Celebration
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Children will welcome the Year of the Dog by listening to stories and making crafts.

Program co-sponsored by the Wayland Chinese American Association and the Wayland After School Chinese Program.

For ages 4 and up.

Sunday February 4, 2018
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Art Reception
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Monday February 5, 2018
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Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ConfessionsConfessions by Kinae Minato, translated by Stephen Snyder

 
After calling off her engagement in wake of a tragic revelation, Yuko Moriguchi had nothing to live for except her only child, four-year-old Manami. Now, following an accident on the grounds of the middle school where she teaches, Yuko has given up and tendered her resignation. But first she has one last lecture to deliver. She tells a story that upends everything her students ever thought they knew about two of their peers, and sets in motion a maniacal plot for revenge. Narrated in alternating voices, with twists you'll never see coming, Confessions explores the limits of punishment, despair, and tragic love, culminating in a harrowing confrontation between teacher and student that will place the occupants of an entire school in danger.

 

Tuesday February 6, 2018
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Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

Girls will learn Scratch, JavaScript, AppInventor, Python, HTML/CSS and more, to build graphics,

videogames, and websites. The club will meet every Tuesday during the school year.

The club will be run by a Wayland parent volunteer.

For more information about the program go to their webpage:

National Girls Who Code Club

 Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net or call her at 508-358-2308.

 
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Great Presenters Series
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Ellen Tohn / Anne Harris / Diana Goldman: “WAYLAND’S ENERGY AND CLIMATE ACTION” 

Wayland’s Energy Committee has been successfully working over the past seven years to reduce our carbon footprint and save the town money. So far: 20% reduction in electricity use and $200,000 in reduced energy costs. Learn what’s next (and how to help). We will also introduce attendees to a plant rich diet, which improves health and reduces personal carbon impacts. Diana will present recipes and share samples of her delicious plant-rich cuisine!

Ellen Tohn is an environmental health consultant with over 30 years of experience. She is the founder of Tohn Environmental Strategies and a nationally recognized expert.  Anne Harris worked as structural engineer and college admissions counselor before her concern about climate change inspired her to join the energy committee.  She now works in the green energy industry. Ellen and Anne  co-chair the Energy and Climate Committee. Diana Goldman is a vegan chef, teacher adn found of beantownkitchen.com.

 

Wednesday February 7, 2018
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HOLD
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Intermediate English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This group is good for people who know the basics of English and want to refine their conversational skills. Intermediate Conversation Group meets weekly on Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. The meeting place will be the balcony/mezzanine at the library.

 

LOCATION: Library Mezzanine
 
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Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 
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Nonfiction Book Group
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

 

When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa by Peter Godwin

This month's book takes us to Zimbabwe on an unforgettable journey of political chaos and societal decline.  Award winning author Peter Godwin recounts the turbulent history of his homeland in carefully-crafted prose that -- despite a tale of numbing violence and despair -- never loses sight of the natural beauty and native spirit that drew his family to Africa in the first place.

A clear and heartfelt memoir to help illuminate recent events in this complicated country.

 
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Lego Club
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Children will make fabulous creations out of legos.

This month's theme: Winter Wonderland.

For ages 5 and up.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Dystopian & Science Fiction Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

At our February meeting, we will discuss On Such a Full Sea by Chang-Rae Lee

"a highly provocative, deeply affecting story of one woman's legendary quest in a shocking, future America."

Get your copy of this book at our Circulation Desk, and join us for an animated discussion, good snacks, and thought-provoking ideas.

 

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Thursday February 8, 2018
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Storytime with Corbyn
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Children will listen to dog stories and have a

special canine visitor!

Corbyn, a beautiful Samoyed, and her owner

Helen will join us. 

For ages 3 and up

 
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Wayland Historical Society Board Meeting
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 
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Cookbook Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Cookbook Club -- Join us as we all cook from the same book and enjoy it potluck style!  

Participants will make a recipe from a selected cookbook to share. While enjoying our homemade delights, we'll discuss the book, its author, and what each has to offer. For more information, contact Sarah Hogan at shogan@minlib.net or Rachel Sideman-Kurtz at rsideman@minlib.net.

This month's book: The Splendid Table's How to Eat Supper by Lynne Rosetto Kasper

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Friday February 9, 2018
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Noontime Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

A Passage to India by E. M. Forster

Among the greatest novels of the twentieth century and the basis for director David Lean's Academy Award-winning film, A Passage to India unravels the growing racial tension between Indians, uneasy at best with colonial power, and the British, largely ignorant and dismissive of the society they're infiltrating. A sudden moment of confusion results in a devastating series of events that threatens to ruin a man's life, revealing just how deeply--and swiftly--prejudice has taken root.

Monday February 12, 2018
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Ali Hosseini
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Ali Hosseini was born in Shiraz, Iran and came to the United States as a student.  After college, he worked in information technology, but maintained an interest in writing and literature.  He has published work in Iran and the United States.  He will share his personal story of immigration, discuss his writing and give a reading.  The Place of Stones is Ali's second novel.  In it, he paints a vivid portrait of Sangriz, a village in the southern part of Iran where life was disrupted by industrialization and the Iranian Revolution of 1979.  The book tells the story of two friends and their families confronting land reform, revolution and war illuminating how a lost past continues to shape the present.  

 

 

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Tuesday February 13, 2018
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Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

Girls will learn Scratch, JavaScript, AppInventor, Python, HTML/CSS and more, to build graphics,

videogames, and websites. The club will meet every Tuesday during the school year.

The club will be run by a Wayland parent volunteer.

For more information about the program go to their webpage:

National Girls Who Code Club

 Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net or call her at 508-358-2308.

Wednesday February 14, 2018
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Intermediate English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This group is good for people who know the basics of English and want to refine their conversational skills. Intermediate Conversation Group meets weekly on Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. The meeting place will be the balcony/mezzanine at the library.

 

LOCATION: Library Mezzanine
 
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Armchair Travel Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

The Sex Lives of Cannibals:  Adrift in the Equitorial Pacific by J. Maarten Troost

The author’s memoir of moving to a remote south pacific island. 

 

 

LOCATION: Library Mezzanine
 
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Drop-in Valentine and Chinese New Year Crafts
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Get crafty and make Valentines, paper dragons and more!

Program led by librarian Elise Katz.

For ages 4 and up.   

 

 

 

Thursday February 15, 2018
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Storyvine
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

StoryVine introduces preschoolers to books and reading with engaging stories, songs and activities. Our interactive storytimes encourage language development, socialization and fun. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child or children.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Coding for Adults - Python
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Have you ever wanted to learn how to code? Wondered how the software of the world gets made?

Join us for a short introduction to coding for adults. We will explore the basics of writing computer programs and consider some key ideas in computer science while building a fun game using the Python programming language.

The group will meet at 7 p.m. the following Thursdays:  1/25, 2/1, 2/15, 3/1, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29 and 4/5. 

Bring your own laptop or check out a library laptop for in-library use. If you use a library computer, please bring a USB flash drive to save your work each week. Regular attendance is encouraged; some online practice in between sessions will be helpful.

Win Treese has worked on software in startups, industrial research, and academia for many years, including at Digital Equipment, MIT, and Boston University. He has also been a facilitator for the Girls Who Code club sponsored by the library.

Enrollment is limited so sign up now!

There are 15 spaces available.
Monday February 19, 2018
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CLOSED ALL DAY

Library closed for Presidents' Day

Tuesday February 20, 2018
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Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Library Winter Olympics
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us for an afternoon of games, crafts, and friendly competition inspired by the Winter Olympics! Take a turn at tabletop curling and blow skiing, go for the gold in a speed skate race, decorate a pair of iceskates, and more!       

For ages 4 and up.

Wednesday February 21, 2018
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Brain Building Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Storytime, Parachute Play, and Brain Building Activity.

Program led by Beverly Mobilia of Wayland Community Partnerships for Children and Families.

For children ages 2 to 5, with parent/caregiver.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Tanglewood Marionettes: Cinderella
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Set in the 18th century and featuring a dozen lavishly costumed marionettes, this production of Cinderella is a Tanglewood Marionettes showpiece. The story unfolds as the pages of a giant book open to reveal each beautifully painted setting -- the village square, the rustic kitchen, the magnificent ballroom. All your favorite characters are here, plus a few suprises.

The performance will take place upstairs in the North Wing.  For all ages.

Thursday February 22, 2018
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Storyvine
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

StoryVine introduces preschoolers to books and reading with engaging stories, songs and activities. Our interactive storytimes encourage language development, socialization and fun. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child or children.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Comic Book Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Local comic book artist Jonathan Todd will lead a comics-making workshop from concept to inking.

Kids will learn the key elements of story; how to break down a scene into panels; how to clearly lettter a comic book page;

how to pencil a page; and how to ink a page. For ages 8 to 14. Please register here.

There are 13 spaces available.
Friday February 23, 2018
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Beginners English Conversation Group
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Do you know someone who is learning basic English?  This beginners English conversation group is especially good for people who have recently moved to the United States and for those who do not speak English at home. We meet two Fridays each month from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.  
Saturday February 24, 2018
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Sensory Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Children will sing songs, listen to stories, and make a simple craft.

For ages 2 and up.

Sensory Storytime is a storytime designed for children with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues, other developmental disabilities, and their typically developing peers,  This storytime will be similar to other storytimes at the library, but will feature a visual schedule and be flexible with child behavior. If your child has difficulty sitting through one of our other storytimes, this program might be just right for you. This program welcomes all children to come and participate as much as they can.

Monday February 26, 2018
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ESOL Tutor Training Class
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

ESOL Tutor Training with Ginny Steel

 

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

Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Monday mornings, 9:30am-12:30pm, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, and 3/26. Pre-registration is required.  If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Ginny Steel, ESOL Program Director, at the phone number or email address listed above.

  

 

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Tuesday February 27, 2018
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Zumba Kids Jr
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Rhythm and dance program for children ages 2.5 to 4 years old.

Led by Julia Walderzak of H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness Studio.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

Girls will learn Scratch, JavaScript, AppInventor, Python, HTML/CSS and more, to build graphics,

videogames, and websites. The club will meet every Tuesday during the school year.

The club will be run by a Wayland parent volunteer.

For more information about the program go to their webpage:

National Girls Who Code Club

 Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net or call her at 508-358-2308.

Wednesday February 28, 2018
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Intermediate English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This group is good for people who know the basics of English and want to refine their conversational skills. Intermediate Conversation Group meets weekly on Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. The meeting place will be the balcony/mezzanine at the library.

 

LOCATION: Library Mezzanine
 
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Book Buddies
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

This month's book is Bearsie Bear and the Surprise Sleepover by Bernard Waber.

We will read the book, enjoy a snack, and make a craft.

For children in grades K-2 with a parent or caregiver.

This program is co-run with the WCPA!

 
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Barbary Coast Pirates of the 1800's and Somali Pirates of Today
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In the early 1800's ,the Barbary Sates attacked American and other Western vessels and held the crew and ship for ransom.  America was at that time a small nation trying to expand commerce in the Mediterranean and paid tribute to the  pirates.  Approximately 200 years later, piracy surfaced in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Somalia and caused significant problems to vessels transiting this area including an American vessel, the Maersk Alabama.  The structure of the pirate gangs and their techniques are discussed along with the economic and political causes. 

Bob Begin grew up in Maine, graduated from Babson College, served 2 years active duty in the Army, and had a career of 35 years in the paper and film industry culminating as a Logisitcs Director. The love of history continues to be very rewarding as he enjoys retirement.  Hi major focus is on Naval History with emphasis on the Pacific Theater on WWII.  He is also intrigued with the Concept Of Empire and how it shaped history throughout the world.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Thursday March 1, 2018
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Sing-along with Jeannie Mack
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Jeannie Mack will perform all kinds of fun, bounce-around, sing-along songs geared for young children.

Plenty of opportunity for audience participation!

For babies, toddlers, and preschoolers with caregiver.

 

 

 

 

 

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Coding for Adults - Python
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Have you ever wanted to learn how to code? Wondered how the software of the world gets made?

Join us for a short introduction to coding for adults. We will explore the basics of writing computer programs and consider some key ideas in computer science while building a fun game using the Python programming language.

The group will meet at 7 p.m. the following Thursdays:  1/25, 2/1, 2/15, 3/1, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29 and 4/5. 

Bring your own laptop or check out a library laptop for in-library use. If you use a library computer, please bring a USB flash drive to save your work each week. Regular attendance is encouraged; some online practice in between sessions will be helpful.

Win Treese has worked on software in startups, industrial research, and academia for many years, including at Digital Equipment, MIT, and Boston University. He has also been a facilitator for the Girls Who Code club sponsored by the library.

Enrollment is limited so sign up now!

Friday March 2, 2018
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Great Decisions
9:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Monday March 5, 2018
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ESOL Tutor Training Class
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

ESOL Tutor Training with Ginny Steel

 

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

Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Monday mornings, 9:30am-12:30pm, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, and 3/26. Pre-registration is required.  If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Ginny Steel, ESOL Program Director, at the phone number or email address listed above.

  

 

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

 

Agent Zigzag

Agent Zigzag by Ben Macintyre

Eddie Chapman was a charming criminal, a con man, and a philanderer. He was also one of the most remarkable double agents Britain has ever produced. In 1941, after training as a German spy in occupied France, Chapman was parachuted into Britain with orders to blow up an airplane factory. Instead, he contacted MI5, the British Secret Service. For the next four years, he worked as a double agent, a British spy at the heart of the German Secret Service. Crisscrossing Europe under different names, weaving plans, spreading disinformation, and miraculously keeping his stories straight under intense interrogation, he even managed to gain some profit and seduce beautiful women along the way. MI5 has now declassified all of Chapman's files, allowing the full story to be told, a unique glimpse into the psychology of espionage, with its thin and shifting line between fidelity and betrayal.

 

Tuesday March 6, 2018
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Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

Girls will learn Scratch, JavaScript, AppInventor, Python, HTML/CSS and more, to build graphics,

videogames, and websites. The club will meet every Tuesday during the school year.

The club will be run by a Wayland parent volunteer.

For more information about the program go to their webpage:

National Girls Who Code Club

 Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net or call her at 508-358-2308.

 
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Great Presenters Series
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

 

Nicholas M. O’Donnell: “A TRAGIC FATE – LAW AND ETHICS IN THE BATTLE OVER NAZI-LOOTED ART”

The Nazis looted art on an unfathomable scale.  The dispute over what should happen to those artworks has garnered headlines in recent years.  This talk discusses the first book to analyze the legal and ethical struggles that have epitomized those battles, explained by one of the leading practitioners in the field.

Nicholas M. O’Donnell is a Partner in the Litigation Department of Sullivan & Worcester and a member of the firm’s Art & Museum Law practice group. His practice focuses primarily on complex civil litigation, where he has served as lead counsel on a variety of lawsuits concerning restitution and fine art sales and has advised museums, dealers, auction houses, and collectors worldwide about restitution, copyright, and de-accessioning issues.  Mr. O’Donnell is also the  editor of  he Art Law Report, which provides timely updates and commentary on legal issues.

Wednesday March 7, 2018
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Intermediate English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This group is good for people who know the basics of English and want to refine their conversational skills. Intermediate Conversation Group meets weekly on Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. The meeting place will be the balcony/mezzanine at the library.

 

LOCATION: Library Mezzanine
 
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Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 
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Lego Club
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Children will make fabulous creations out of legos.

This month's theme: Sports Extravaganza.

For ages 5 and up.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Dystopian & Science Fiction Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Thursday March 8, 2018
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Storyvine
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

StoryVine introduces preschoolers to books and reading with engaging stories, songs and activities. Our interactive storytimes encourage language development, socialization and fun. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child or children.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Wayland Historical Society Board Meeting
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 
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Cookbook Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Cookbook Club -- Join us as we all cook from the same book and enjoy it potluck style!  

Participants will make a recipe from a selected cookbook to share. While enjoying our homemade delights, we'll discuss the book, its author, and what each has to offer. For more information, contact Sarah Hogan at shogan@minlib.net or Rachel Sideman-Kurtz at rsideman@minlib.net.

This month's cookbook:  The Silver Palate Cookbook by Julee Rosso and Sheila Lukins

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Friday March 9, 2018
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Beginners English Conversation Group
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Do you know someone who is learning basic English?  This beginners English conversation group is especially good for people who have recently moved to the United States and for those who do not speak English at home. We meet two Fridays each month from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.  
 
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Noontime Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman

When her husband dies suddenly and his handsome, much younger nephew, Frédérick, arrives from France to settle the estate, Rachel seizes her own life story, beginning a defiant, passionate love affair that sparks a scandal that affects all of her family, including her favorite son, who will become one of the greatest artists of France. Building on the triumphs of The Dovekeepers and The Museum of Extraordinary Things, set in a world of almost unimaginable beauty, The Marriage of Opposites showcases the beloved, bestselling Alice Hoffman at the height of her considerable powers. Once forgotten to history, the marriage of Rachel and Frédérick is a story that is as unforgettable as it is remarkable.

Sunday March 11, 2018
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Wayland's Military-Industrial Complex: Nike
2:15 PM - 4:45 PM

A discussion of the Nike Site in Wayland/Lincoln during the 50s and 60s

Monday March 12, 2018
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ESOL Tutor Training Class
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

ESOL Tutor Training with Ginny Steel

 

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

Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Monday mornings, 9:30am-12:30pm, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, and 3/26. Pre-registration is required.  If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Ginny Steel, ESOL Program Director, at the phone number or email address listed above.

  

 

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Tuesday March 13, 2018
lib_teddybear_reading
Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none
Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

Girls will learn Scratch, JavaScript, AppInventor, Python, HTML/CSS and more, to build graphics,

videogames, and websites. The club will meet every Tuesday during the school year.

The club will be run by a Wayland parent volunteer.

For more information about the program go to their webpage:

National Girls Who Code Club

 Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net or call her at 508-358-2308.

 
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Hold for Sudbury Wayland Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday March 14, 2018
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Intermediate English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This group is good for people who know the basics of English and want to refine their conversational skills. Intermediate Conversation Group meets weekly on Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. The meeting place will be the balcony/mezzanine at the library.

 

LOCATION: Library Mezzanine
 
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Armchair Travel Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

I'm a Stranger Here Myself by Bill Bryson

Delivering the brilliant comic musings that are a Bryson hallmark, I'm a Stranger Here Myself recounts his sometimes disconcerting reunion with the land of his birth. The result is a book filled with hysterical scenes of one man's attempt to reacquaint himself with his own country, but is also a love letter to the homeland he has returned to after twenty years away.

 

LOCATION: Library Mezzanine
 
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Neurofeedback: Brain Training at its Best! - Psychological, Neurological, Cognitive Correction
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

A free educational lecture by Dr. Jolene Ross concerning easy, effective, safe, and durable brain training for executive functioning, ADHD, memory attention, anxiety, and depression as well as many other neurologically based disorders of the brain.  Research will be presented.

Thursday March 15, 2018
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Storyvine
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

StoryVine introduces preschoolers to books and reading with engaging stories, songs and activities. Our interactive storytimes encourage language development, socialization and fun. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child or children.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
lib_book_signing
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none
Coding for Adults - Python
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Have you ever wanted to learn how to code? Wondered how the software of the world gets made?

Join us for a short introduction to coding for adults. We will explore the basics of writing computer programs and consider some key ideas in computer science while building a fun game using the Python programming language.

The group will meet at 7 p.m. the following Thursdays:  1/25, 2/1, 2/15, 3/1, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29 and 4/5. 

Bring your own laptop or check out a library laptop for in-library use. If you use a library computer, please bring a USB flash drive to save your work each week. Regular attendance is encouraged; some online practice in between sessions will be helpful.

Win Treese has worked on software in startups, industrial research, and academia for many years, including at Digital Equipment, MIT, and Boston University. He has also been a facilitator for the Girls Who Code club sponsored by the library.

Enrollment is limited so sign up now!

There are 15 spaces available.
Friday March 16, 2018
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Great Decisions
9:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Monday March 19, 2018
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ESOL Tutor Training Class
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

ESOL Tutor Training with Ginny Steel

 

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

Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Monday mornings, 9:30am-12:30pm, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, and 3/26. Pre-registration is required.  If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Ginny Steel, ESOL Program Director, at the phone number or email address listed above.

  

 

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Tuesday March 20, 2018
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Branding facts of life: The logo just doesn't matter
9:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Free workshop for nonprofit professionals on branding.

 
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

Girls will learn Scratch, JavaScript, AppInventor, Python, HTML/CSS and more, to build graphics,

videogames, and websites. The club will meet every Tuesday during the school year.

The club will be run by a Wayland parent volunteer.

For more information about the program go to their webpage:

National Girls Who Code Club

 Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net or call her at 508-358-2308.

Wednesday March 21, 2018
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Intermediate English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This group is good for people who know the basics of English and want to refine their conversational skills. Intermediate Conversation Group meets weekly on Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. The meeting place will be the balcony/mezzanine at the library.

 

LOCATION: Library Mezzanine
 
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Brain Building Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Storytime, Parachute Play, and Brain Building Activity.

Program led by Beverly Mobilia of Wayland Community Partnerships for Children and Families.

For children ages 2 to 5, with parent/caregiver.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Thursday March 22, 2018
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Storyvine
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

StoryVine introduces preschoolers to books and reading with engaging stories, songs and activities. Our interactive storytimes encourage language development, socialization and fun. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child or children.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none
Coding for Adults - Python
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Have you ever wanted to learn how to code? Wondered how the software of the world gets made?

Join us for a short introduction to coding for adults. We will explore the basics of writing computer programs and consider some key ideas in computer science while building a fun game using the Python programming language.

The group will meet at 7 p.m. the following Thursdays:  1/25, 2/1, 2/15, 3/1, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29 and 4/5. 

Bring your own laptop or check out a library laptop for in-library use. If you use a library computer, please bring a USB flash drive to save your work each week. Regular attendance is encouraged; some online practice in between sessions will be helpful.

Win Treese has worked on software in startups, industrial research, and academia for many years, including at Digital Equipment, MIT, and Boston University. He has also been a facilitator for the Girls Who Code club sponsored by the library.

Enrollment is limited so sign up now!

There are 15 spaces available.
Friday March 23, 2018
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Beginners English Conversation Group
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Do you know someone who is learning basic English?  This beginners English conversation group is especially good for people who have recently moved to the United States and for those who do not speak English at home. We meet two Fridays each month from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.  
Saturday March 24, 2018
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LPC Community Forum
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Monday March 26, 2018
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ESOL Tutor Training Class
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

ESOL Tutor Training with Ginny Steel

 

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

Training classes for new ESOL tutors are scheduled for five Monday mornings, 9:30am-12:30pm, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, and 3/26. Pre-registration is required.  If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Ginny Steel, ESOL Program Director, at the phone number or email address listed above.

  

 

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Tuesday March 27, 2018
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Zumba Kids Jr
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Rhythm and dance program for children ages 2.5 to 4 years old.

Led by Julia Walderzak of H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness Studio.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none
Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields.

Girls will learn Scratch, JavaScript, AppInventor, Python, HTML/CSS and more, to build graphics,

videogames, and websites. The club will meet every Tuesday during the school year.

The club will be run by a Wayland parent volunteer.

For more information about the program go to their webpage:

National Girls Who Code Club

 Girls in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to register.

If you can, bring your own laptop, but this is not required.

Questions? Email Pam at pmccuen@minlib.net or call her at 508-358-2308.

Wednesday March 28, 2018
misc_none
Intermediate English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This group is good for people who know the basics of English and want to refine their conversational skills. Intermediate Conversation Group meets weekly on Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. The meeting place will be the balcony/mezzanine at the library.

 

LOCATION: Library Mezzanine
 
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Phil Radoff on Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

 

Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte, a Preview of the Metropolitan Opera Broadcast

Così Fan Tutte is the third and last of Mozart’s masterful collaborations with librettist Lorenzo DaPonte.  The opera has moments of laugh-out-loud comedy and great tenderness as it explores the myths and realities of fidelity between lovers.  Phil Radoff will walk us through this Mozart masterpiece in advance of the Metropolitan Opera’s production in high definition at many theaters in Metrowest.

Phil Radoff is a retired lawyer with a life-long interest in opera.  He has led opera courses at Brandeis Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (BOLLI) and Lifelong Learners: An Independent Cooperative (LLAIC).  This will be his fifth opera talk at the library.  

 

 

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Thursday March 29, 2018
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Storyvine
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

StoryVine introduces preschoolers to books and reading with engaging stories, songs and activities. Our interactive storytimes encourage language development, socialization and fun. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child or children.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none
Coding for Adults - Python
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Have you ever wanted to learn how to code? Wondered how the software of the world gets made?

Join us for a short introduction to coding for adults. We will explore the basics of writing computer programs and consider some key ideas in computer science while building a fun game using the Python programming language.

The group will meet at 7 p.m. the following Thursdays:  1/25, 2/1, 2/15, 3/1, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29 and 4/5. 

Bring your own laptop or check out a library laptop for in-library use. If you use a library computer, please bring a USB flash drive to save your work each week. Regular attendance is encouraged; some online practice in between sessions will be helpful.

Win Treese has worked on software in startups, industrial research, and academia for many years, including at Digital Equipment, MIT, and Boston University. He has also been a facilitator for the Girls Who Code club sponsored by the library.

Enrollment is limited so sign up now!

Monday April 2, 2018
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Annual Town Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday April 3, 2018
lib_teddybear_reading
Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Annual Town Meeting (if needed)
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday April 4, 2018
misc_none
Intermediate English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This group is good for people who know the basics of English and want to refine their conversational skills. Intermediate Conversation Group meets weekly on Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. The meeting place will be the balcony/mezzanine at the library.

 

LOCATION: Library Mezzanine
 
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Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 
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Dystopian & Science Fiction Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Thursday April 5, 2018
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Sing-along with Jeannie Mack
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Jeannie Mack will perform all kinds of fun, bounce-around, sing-along songs geared for young children.

Plenty of opportunity for audience participation!

For babies, toddlers, and preschoolers with caregiver.

 

 

 

 

 

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
lib_book_signing
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
misc_none
Coding for Adults - Python
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Have you ever wanted to learn how to code? Wondered how the software of the world gets made?

Join us for a short introduction to coding for adults. We will explore the basics of writing computer programs and consider some key ideas in computer science while building a fun game using the Python programming language.

The group will meet at 7 p.m. the following Thursdays:  1/25, 2/1, 2/15, 3/1, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29 and 4/5. 

Bring your own laptop or check out a library laptop for in-library use. If you use a library computer, please bring a USB flash drive to save your work each week. Regular attendance is encouraged; some online practice in between sessions will be helpful.

Win Treese has worked on software in startups, industrial research, and academia for many years, including at Digital Equipment, MIT, and Boston University. He has also been a facilitator for the Girls Who Code club sponsored by the library.

Enrollment is limited so sign up now!

There are 15 spaces available.
 
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Annual Town Meeting (if needed)
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday April 6, 2018
misc_none
Beginners English Conversation Group
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Do you know someone who is learning basic English?  This beginners English conversation group is especially good for people who have recently moved to the United States and for those who do not speak English at home. We meet two Fridays each month from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.  
Monday April 9, 2018
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Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

 

 

 
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Annual Town Meeting (if needed)
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday April 10, 2018
lib_teddybear_reading
Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Great Presenters Series
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

 

Dr. Carol Englender: “DIET AND NUTRITION FOR ASPERGERS SYNDROME AND AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

Come learn how and why changing diet and adding vitamins and minerals may improve attention, social functioning, and academic performance.  Find out how laboratory tests can determine which specific nutrients to add for each individual. 

Carol S. Englender, M.D. has a private integrative medical practice in Framingham.  She has treated children and young adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Aspergers Syndrome for over 20 years using the biomedical model developed by Defeat Autism Now and the Autism Research Institute.  A graduate of Northwestern University Medical School, Dr. Englender served as a founding member of the board of the American Holistic Medical Association.

Wednesday April 11, 2018
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Intermediate English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This group is good for people who know the basics of English and want to refine their conversational skills. Intermediate Conversation Group meets weekly on Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. The meeting place will be the balcony/mezzanine at the library.

 

LOCATION: Library Mezzanine
 
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Armchair Travel Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

My Holiday in North Korea:  The Funniest/Worst Place on Earth by Wendy Simmons

The author chronicles one of the strangest vacations ever. Along the way, she bares all while undergoing an inner journey as convoluted as the country itself.

 

LOCATION: Library Mezzanine
Thursday April 12, 2018
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Storyvine
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

StoryVine introduces preschoolers to books and reading with engaging stories, songs and activities. Our interactive storytimes encourage language development, socialization and fun. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child or children.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Wayland Historical Society Board Meeting
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 
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Cookbook Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Cookbook Club -- Join us as we all cook from the same book and enjoy it potluck style!  

Participants will make a recipe from a selected cookbook to share. While enjoying our homemade delights, we'll discuss the book, its author, and what each has to offer. For more information, contact Sarah Hogan at shogan@minlib.net or Rachel Sideman-Kurtz at rsideman@minlib.net.

This month's cookbook:  Nigella Kitchen:  Recipes from the Heart of Home by Nigella Lawson

Friday April 13, 2018
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Great Decisions
9:15 AM - 11:30 AM
 
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Noontime Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Bostonians by Henry James

Henry James's celebrated novel about a passionate New England feminist, her reactionary Southern gentleman cousin, and a charismatic young woman whose loyalty they both wish to possess goes so directly to the heart of sexual politics that it speaks to us with a voice as fresh and vital as when the book was first published in 1886.  Riveting in its narrative drama, rich and sympathetic in its ironies, The Bostonians is the work of a master psychologist at the top of his form.

Tuesday April 17, 2018
lib_teddybear_reading
Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Wednesday April 18, 2018
misc_none
Brain Building Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Storytime, Parachute Play, and Brain Building Activity.

Program led by Beverly Mobilia of Wayland Community Partnerships for Children and Families.

For children ages 2 to 5, with parent/caregiver.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Thursday April 19, 2018
anim_butterfly_01
Storyvine
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

StoryVine introduces preschoolers to books and reading with engaging stories, songs and activities. Our interactive storytimes encourage language development, socialization and fun. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child or children.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
lib_book_signing
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Friday April 20, 2018
misc_none
Beginners English Conversation Group
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Do you know someone who is learning basic English?  This beginners English conversation group is especially good for people who have recently moved to the United States and for those who do not speak English at home. We meet two Fridays each month from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.  
Monday April 23, 2018
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Genealogy for Beginners - A Four Week Series
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Tuesday April 24, 2018
misc_none
Zumba Kids Jr
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Rhythm and dance program for children ages 2.5 to 4 years old.

Led by Julia Walderzak of H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness Studio.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Wednesday April 25, 2018
misc_none
Intermediate English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This group is good for people who know the basics of English and want to refine their conversational skills. Intermediate Conversation Group meets weekly on Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. The meeting place will be the balcony/mezzanine at the library.

 

LOCATION: Library Mezzanine
Thursday April 26, 2018
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Storyvine
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

StoryVine introduces preschoolers to books and reading with engaging stories, songs and activities. Our interactive storytimes encourage language development, socialization and fun. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child or children.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Monday April 30, 2018
misc_none
Genealogy for Beginners - A Four Week Series
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Tuesday May 1, 2018
lib_teddybear_reading
Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Great Presenters Series
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

John Landry: “ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) AND MACHINE LEARNING (ML) – THIS TIME IT’S FOR REAL…AND IT WILL CHANGE EVERYTHING”

For nearly 20 years Artificial Intelligence floundered as a technology that never delivered results. That era is over! Aided by stunning advances in hardware performance and cloud computing, the AI software concepts conceived in the 80’s and enhanced over the last five years are starting a revolution in “machine learning” (ML), enabling computers to perform “human-like” tasks (image and speech recognition, language translation, text understanding, etc.) at speeds and accuracy only dreamed of a few years ago. Long-time tech visionary and serial tech executive John Landry will provide a lively discussion on what ML is, why it’s important and what might happen when machines exceed humans in intelligence (aka “super-intelligence”). 

John Landry continues a 40+ year career in tech where he’s been an Angel Investor in 80+ Senior Tech Exec/CTO of 12 (e.g. Lotus, Cullinet, IBM), a Co-Founder of 6 and a Board Director of 45.

Wednesday May 2, 2018
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Intermediate English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This group is good for people who know the basics of English and want to refine their conversational skills. Intermediate Conversation Group meets weekly on Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. The meeting place will be the balcony/mezzanine at the library.

 

LOCATION: Library Mezzanine
 
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Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 
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Dystopian & Science Fiction Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Thursday May 3, 2018
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Sing-along with Jeannie Mack
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Jeannie Mack will perform all kinds of fun, bounce-around, sing-along songs geared for young children.

Plenty of opportunity for audience participation!

For babies, toddlers, and preschoolers with caregiver.

 

 

 

 

 

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Friday May 4, 2018
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Beginners English Conversation Group
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Do you know someone who is learning basic English?  This beginners English conversation group is especially good for people who have recently moved to the United States and for those who do not speak English at home. We meet two Fridays each month from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.  
Monday May 7, 2018
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Genealogy for Beginners - A Four Week Series
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

 

 

Tuesday May 8, 2018
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Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Wednesday May 9, 2018
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Intermediate English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This group is good for people who know the basics of English and want to refine their conversational skills. Intermediate Conversation Group meets weekly on Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. The meeting place will be the balcony/mezzanine at the library.

 

LOCATION: Library Mezzanine
 
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Armchair Travel Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

Blue Highways:  A Journey Into America by William Least Heat-Moon

A travelogue classic about a road trip across the US. 

 

LOCATION: Library Mezzanine
Thursday May 10, 2018
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Storyvine
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

StoryVine introduces preschoolers to books and reading with engaging stories, songs and activities. Our interactive storytimes encourage language development, socialization and fun. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child or children.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Cookbook Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Cookbook Club -- Join us as we all cook from the same book and enjoy it potluck style!  

Participants will make a recipe from a selected cookbook to share. While enjoying our homemade delights, we'll discuss the book, its author, and what each has to offer. For more information, contact Sarah Hogan at shogan@minlib.net or Rachel Sideman-Kurtz at rsideman@minlib.net.

This month's cookbook:  Pati's Mexican Table:  The Secrets of Real Mexican Home Cooking by Pati Jinich

Friday May 11, 2018
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Noontime Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

A Country Road, a Tree by Jo Baker

The pavement rumbles with the footfall of Nazi soldiers marching along the Champs-Elysees. A young, unknown writer--Samuel Beckett--recently arrived from Ireland to make his mark, smokes one last cigarette with his lover before the city they know is torn apart. Soon he will put them both in mortal danger by joining the Resistance . . . Through it all, we are witness to the workings of a uniquely brilliant mind struggling to create a language that will express this shattered world. Here is a remarkable story of survival and determination, and a portrait of the extremes of human experience alchemized into one man's timeless art.

Monday May 14, 2018
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Genealogy for Beginners - A Four Week Series
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Tuesday May 15, 2018
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Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Wednesday May 16, 2018
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Intermediate English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This group is good for people who know the basics of English and want to refine their conversational skills. Intermediate Conversation Group meets weekly on Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. The meeting place will be the balcony/mezzanine at the library.

 

LOCATION: Library Mezzanine
 
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Brain Building Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Storytime, Parachute Play, and Brain Building Activity.

Program led by Beverly Mobilia of Wayland Community Partnerships for Children and Families.

For children ages 2 to 5, with parent/caregiver.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Thursday May 17, 2018
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Storyvine
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

StoryVine introduces preschoolers to books and reading with engaging stories, songs and activities. Our interactive storytimes encourage language development, socialization and fun. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child or children.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
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Preston Heller, Mentalist
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Come be amazed by Preston Heller the Mentalist who will read your mind!  Well, maybe not read it but he will certainly reveal information known only to you.  This is a program you won't want to miss. Everyone will be leaving wondering how he does it.  

The program is 100% family friendly, but due to the nature of the subject matter, it is recommended for ages 12 and up.

Preston's requested form of payment is a collection for our local food pantry which we think is the best kind of honorarium. Don't you think so?  Please bring something with you for donation.   

 

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Friday May 18, 2018
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Great Decisions
9:15 AM - 11:30 AM
 
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Friends Book Sale
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come shop at the Book Sale held by our Friends!  You must be a member to shop on Friday night.  You may become a member at the door.   

Saturday May 19, 2018
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Friends Book Sale
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Come shop at the Book Sale held by our Friends!

Sunday May 20, 2018
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Friends Book Sale
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come shop at the Book Sale held by our Friends!

Tuesday May 22, 2018
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Mother Goose Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement.

Ages babies to 2.5 years.

Registration is not required.

We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Wednesday May 23, 2018
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Intermediate English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This group is good for people who know the basics of English and want to refine their conversational skills. Intermediate Conversation Group meets weekly on Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. The meeting place will be the balcony/mezzanine at the library.

 

LOCATION: Library Mezzanine
Thursday May 24, 2018
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Storyvine
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

StoryVine introduces preschoolers to books and reading with engaging stories, songs and activities. Our interactive storytimes encourage language development, socialization and fun. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child or children.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Tuesday May 29, 2018
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Zumba Kids Jr
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Rhythm and dance program for children ages 2.5 to 4 years old.

Led by Julia Walderzak of H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness Studio.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Wednesday May 30, 2018
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Intermediate English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This group is good for people who know the basics of English and want to refine their conversational skills. Intermediate Conversation Group meets weekly on Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. The meeting place will be the balcony/mezzanine at the library.

 

LOCATION: Library Mezzanine
Thursday May 31, 2018
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Storyvine
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

StoryVine introduces preschoolers to books and reading with engaging stories, songs and activities. Our interactive storytimes encourage language development, socialization and fun. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their child or children.

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Friday June 1, 2018
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Great Decisions
9:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Monday June 4, 2018
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Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

 

 

Tuesday June 5, 2018
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Great Presenters Series
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

 

Hendrik Broekman: “LIVING THE HARPSICHORD LIFE”

Harpsichords, despite being real, stubbornly remain less well understood than unicorns by most folk, aficionados aside.  This program is intended to shed light on the making, music and other fascinations of this near-mythical instrument.  It is hoped that one might make a personal appearance.

Hendrik Broekman has been involved with harpsichords all his adult life, both as maker and player.   He progressed to his own shop in 1972.  Since 1979 he has served as the Technical Director of Hubbard Harpsichords.

 

Wednesday June 6, 2018
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Intermediate English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This group is good for people who know the basics of English and want to refine their conversational skills. Intermediate Conversation Group meets weekly on Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. The meeting place will be the balcony/mezzanine at the library.

 

LOCATION: Library Mezzanine
 
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Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 
misc_none
Dystopian & Science Fiction Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Thursday June 7, 2018
misc_none
Sing-along with Jeannie Mack
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Jeannie Mack will perform all kinds of fun, bounce-around, sing-along songs geared for young children.

Plenty of opportunity for audience participation!

For babies, toddlers, and preschoolers with caregiver.

 

 

 

 

 

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
 
lib_book_signing
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Friday June 8, 2018
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Noontime Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

Writing at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world. Inspired by the historical figure of Sarah Grimke, Kidd goes beyond the record to flesh out the rich interior lives of all of her characters, both real and invented. This exquisitely written novel is a triumph of storytelling that looks with unswerving eyes at a devastating wound in American history, through women whose struggles for liberation, empowerment, and expression will leave no reader unmoved.

Wednesday June 13, 2018
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Intermediate English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This group is good for people who know the basics of English and want to refine their conversational skills. Intermediate Conversation Group meets weekly on Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. The meeting place will be the balcony/mezzanine at the library.

 

LOCATION: Library Mezzanine
 
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Armchair Travel Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

Havana:  A Subtropical Delirium by Mark Kulansky 

The author presents an insider's view of Havana: the elegant, tattered city he has come to know over more than thirty years. Part cultural history, part travelogue, with recipes, historic engravings, photographs, and his own pen-and-ink drawings throughout, Havana celebrates the city's music, literature, baseball, food, architecture and its extraordinary blend of cultures.

 

LOCATION: Library Mezzanine
Thursday June 14, 2018
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Cookbook Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Cookbook Club -- Join us as we all cook from the same book and enjoy it potluck style!  

Participants will make a recipe from a selected cookbook to share. While enjoying our homemade delights, we'll discuss the book, its author, and what each has to offer. For more information, contact Sarah Hogan at shogan@minlib.net or Rachel Sideman-Kurtz at rsideman@minlib.net.

This month's cookbook:  Around My French Table:  More Than 300 Recipes From My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan

Thursday June 21, 2018
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Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Friday June 22, 2018
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Great Decisions
9:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Thursday July 12, 2018
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Cookbook Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Cookbook Club -- Join us as we all cook from the same book and enjoy it potluck style!  

Participants will make a recipe from a selected cookbook to share. While enjoying our homemade delights, we'll discuss the book, its author, and what each has to offer. For more information, contact Sarah Hogan at shogan@minlib.net or Rachel Sideman-Kurtz at rsideman@minlib.net.

This month's cookbook:  The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone by Deborah Madison

Wednesday September 5, 2018
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Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday September 6, 2018
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Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Thursday September 20, 2018
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Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Friday September 21, 2018
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Great Decisions
9:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Wednesday October 3, 2018
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Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday October 4, 2018
lib_book_signing
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Thursday October 18, 2018
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Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Friday October 19, 2018
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Great Decisions
9:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Thursday November 1, 2018
lib_book_signing
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Wednesday November 7, 2018
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Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday November 15, 2018
lib_book_signing
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Raytheon Room
Wednesday December 5, 2018
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Needlework/Handwork Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday December 6, 2018
lib_book_signing
Poetry Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Raytheon Room

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