January 2021

Friday, Jan. 1

New Year’s Schedule

The library will close at 1pm on Thursday, Dec. 31 and remain closed all day, Friday, Jan. 1.  Happy New Year.

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DIY Craft Kits

A DIY Craft Kit for teens in grades 6 - 12. In January we are making yarn chandeliers. You will be provided with all the materials you might need to make your own creation! 

Email fokeefe@minlib.net to register. You can sign up throughout the whole month for the current month's kit. Supplies are limited.

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Jan 5

Tue 10:00 am

Creative Kids DIY Kits: Program Full

Program is currently full. Email kcagan@minlib.net to be placed on the waitlist. 

Creative Kids DIY Kits: Sign up for DIY Creative Kids! For kids in grades K-1st. Children will receive a script based on a picture book for acting out at home and a themed craft and a link to video of Miss Karen reading that week's story. Supplies are limited so please register. Registration is for 6 weeks at a time. Each week starting January 4, craft kits will be available to pick up from the library.

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Virtual Event

Jan 5

Tue 4:00 pm

Wiggle and Giggle Virtual Storytime

Join Miss Suzie for stories, rhymes and songs on zoom. 

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Virtual Event

Jan 6

Wed 11:00 am

Wondrous Wednesday Storytime @ Home

Join Miss Kristy as she shares songs and stories via zoom. 
Grab your favorite stuffy and be prepared to sing along!

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Virtual Event

Jan 6

Wed 7:00 pm

Non-Fiction Book Club : NOMADLAND by Jessica Bruder CANCELLED

Join Jenny in Zoom for a lively discussion group on non-fiction titles.

Named a New York Times Notable Book, NOMADLAND explores a phenomenon of older American workers traveling the country like "nomads", campers in tow, in search of employment.

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Night Knitting

Join us for a night of knitting, crocheting, needlepointing, cross stitching or hand quilting on Thursdays, 6:30pm-8:00pm.  This virtual event will be presented via Zoom; you must provide a valid email address. Meeting information, including a direct link to the meeting, will be emailed one day before the event.  For more information please email Claire Connors, Islington Branch Librarian at cconnors@minlib.net

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Jan 12

Tue 9:00 am

Senior Browsing Hour 1/12

Seniors and others with immune-compromised health issues are invited to a special browsing hour on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  You can also give us a call at 781-320-1081 and our staff will be happy to assist with making your reservation. CLICK HERE to register for a time slot.

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Jan 12

Tue 10:00 am

Creative Kids DIY Kits: Program Full

Program is currently full. Email kcagan@minlib.net to be placed on the waitlist. 

Creative Kids DIY Kits: Sign up for DIY Creative Kids! For kids in grades K-1st. Children will receive a script based on a picture book for acting out at home and a themed craft and a link to video of Miss Karen reading that week's story. Supplies are limited so please register. Registration is for 6 weeks at a time. Each week starting January 4, craft kits will be available to pick up from the library.

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Virtual Event

Jan 12

Tue 4:00 pm

Wiggle and Giggle Virtual Storytime

Join Miss Suzie for stories, rhymes and songs on zoom. 

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Virtual Event

Jan 12

Tue 7:00 pm

Middle School Book Club: The Cousins | Karen McManus

Join Felicia via Zoom to discuss a new book every month. In January we will be reading The Cousins by Karen McManus. Open to teens in grades 6 - 8.

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Zoom Event

Jan 12

Tue 7:30 pm

Westwood Historical Society - Christopher Daley

Westwood Historical Society ProgramTuesday, January 12, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.
1620: the First Year, Christopher Daley

 

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Virtual Event

Jan 13

Wed 11:00 am

Wondrous Wednesday Storytime @ Home

Join Miss Kristy as she shares songs and stories via zoom. 
Grab your favorite stuffy and be prepared to sing along!

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Jan 14

Thu 9:00 am

Senior Browsing Hour 1/14

Seniors and others with immune-compromised health issues are invited to a special browsing hour on Tuesdays and Thursdays. CLICK HERE to register for a time slot.  You can also give us a call at 781-320-1081 and our staff will be happy to assist with making your reservation.

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Virtual

Jan 14

Thu 4:00 pm

Preschool Storycraft

Join Miss Kristy on Zoom for a cozy afternoon storytime followed by a simple craft. Registration is required for the craft kit, which will be availabe in advance of the storytime. Supplies are limited!

Email wwdchildrens@gmail.com to sign up. 

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Virtual Event

Jan 14

Thu 7:00 pm

Teens & Screens

Join us via Zoom for Teens & Screens. Watch the movie or TV show of the month and join us for a spirited discussion! 

Open to teens and tweens in grades 6 - 12.

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Jan 19

Tue 10:00 am

Creative Kids DIY Kits: Program Full

Program is currently full. Email kcagan@minlib.net to be placed on the waitlist. 

Creative Kids DIY Kits: Sign up for DIY Creative Kids! For kids in grades K-1st. Children will receive a script based on a picture book for acting out at home and a themed craft and a link to video of Miss Karen reading that week's story. Supplies are limited so please register. Registration is for 6 weeks at a time. Each week starting January 4, craft kits will be available to pick up from the library.

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Virtual Event

Jan 19

Tue 4:00 pm

Wiggle and Giggle Virtual Storytime

Join Miss Suzie for stories, rhymes and songs on zoom. 

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Virtual Event

Jan 20

Wed 11:00 am

Wondrous Wednesday Storytime @ Home

Join Miss Kristy as she shares songs and stories via zoom. 
Grab your favorite stuffy and be prepared to sing along!

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Virtual

Jan 21

Thu 4:00 pm

Preschool Storycraft

Join Miss Kristy on Zoom for a cozy afternoon storytime followed by a simple craft. Registration is required for the craft kit, which will be availabe in advance of the storytime. Supplies are limited!

Email wwdchildrens@gmail.com to sign up. 

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Jan 26

Tue 10:00 am

Creative Kids DIY Kits: Program Full

Program is currently full. Email kcagan@minlib.net to be placed on the waitlist. 

Creative Kids DIY Kits: Sign up for DIY Creative Kids! For kids in grades K-1st. Children will receive a script based on a picture book for acting out at home and a themed craft and a link to video of Miss Karen reading that week's story. Supplies are limited so please register. Registration is for 6 weeks at a time. Each week starting January 4, craft kits will be available to pick up from the library.

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Virtual Event

Jan 26

Tue 4:00 pm

Wiggle and Giggle Virtual Storytime

Join Miss Suzie for stories, rhymes and songs on zoom. 

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Jan 26

Tue 7:00 pm

YA for Adult Book Club

You’re never too old for YA! Join like-minded adults to discuss these fine specimens of Young Adult literature!

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Virtual Event

Jan 27

Wed 11:00 am

Wondrous Wednesday Storytime @ Home

Join Miss Kristy as she shares songs and stories via zoom. 
Grab your favorite stuffy and be prepared to sing along!

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Virtual

Jan 28

Thu 4:00 pm

Preschool Storycraft

Join Miss Kristy on Zoom for a cozy afternoon storytime followed by a simple craft. Registration is required for the craft kit, which will be availabe in advance of the storytime. Supplies are limited!

Email wwdchildrens@gmail.com to sign up. 

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Virtual Event

Jan 28

Thu 7:00 pm

QuaranTEEN Book Club: The Cousins| Karen McManus

Join Felicia via Zoom to discuss a new book every month. In January we will be reading The Cousins by Karen McManus. Open to teens in grades 9 - 12.

 

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