January 2018 / Adult

Chiara Bistro, Westwood

Jan 16

Tue 7:00 pm

YA for Adults Book Club:

You’re never too old for YA!
Join like-minded adults to discuss these fine specimens of Young Adult literature! We’ll have laughs, we’ll have tears, we’ll enjoy all the delicious angst without ever having to step inside a high school.
Please join us for an excellent literary time!

Email Lizzy if you plan on attending or for more information @ ehmcgovern@minlib.net

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Main Library

Jan 17

Wed 7:00 pm

Seekers of the Supernatural: An Evening with PXP

Join Paranormal Xpeditions for an exciting lecture and exhibition of spectral oddities!

Learn hands on how to use various ghost hunting equipment and review evidence, followed up by live readings of a portion of our haunted objects. This program is open to both teens and adults.

Paranormal Xpeditions, established in 2010, has been featured on the Travel Channel's "Ghost Adventures- Paranormal Challenge", as well as featured on "My Ghost Story" on the Bio channel.

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Seekers of the Supernatural- an Evening with PXP

Join Paranormal Xpeditions for an exciting lecture and exhibition of spectral oddities! Learn hands on how to use various ghost hunting equipment and review evidence, followed up by live readings of a portion of our haunted objects. This program is open to both teens and adults. Paranormal Xpeditions, established in 2010, has been featured on the Travel Channel's "Ghost Adventures- Paranormal Challenge", as well as featured on "My Ghost Story" on the Bio channel.

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Main Library

Jan 26

Fri 10:30 am

Friday Morning Book Club

Join us for a monthly book discussion! No registration is required. Copies of the book are available at the Main Library and the Islington Branch Library. Call 781-320-1045 or email Molly at mriportella@minlib.net with questions.

Friday, Jan. 26, 2018: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Friday, Feb. 23, 2018: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Friday, Mar. 23, 2018: Wonder by RJ Palacio

Friday, Apr. 20, 2018: Tapestry of Fortunes by Elizabeth Berg

Friday, May 18, 2018: Cruel Beautiful World by Caroline Leavitt

Friday, June 22, 2018: Delicious! by Ruth Reichl

Friday, July 27, 2018: Maine by J. Courtney Sullivan

Friday, Aug. 24, 2018: Hillbilly Elegy : a memoir of a family and culture in crisis by J.D. Vance.

Friday, Sept. 28, 2018: My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman

Friday, Oct. 26, 2018: Clementine: The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill by Sonia Purnell

Friday, Nov. 30, 2018: News of the World by Paulette Jules

Friday, Dec. 14, 2018: Yankee Book Swap

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Main Library

Jan 31

Wed 7:00 pm

Avoiding Online Pitfalls: From Scams to Fake News

Join Librarian Allison Palmgren to learn about some of the perils of the internet and how to avoid online pitfalls. She will cover the basics of internet privacy, recognizing websites and services that might collect your private information, scams, malware, what steps you can take to protect yourself from data mining and even fake news! Registration is required- please call 781-320-1045 to sign-up!

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