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Adult Programs
Fall 2018


Date and Time
Program Description
Monday, October 22
10:30 a.m.
FREE!  Drop in!

Monday Mystery Book Club
Wake up your week with a stimulating book discussion!  We meet on the fourth Monday morning of the month @ 10:30 a.m. in the Mary Atwood Room.  Our October selection is The Alienist by Caleb Carr. Copies of the current selection are available for check-out at the Main Desk.  New members are always welcome! FREE! Drop in.  Reading List for 2018
Monday, October 22
6:30 p.m.
(additional meetings to follow)
FREE!  Drop in.

Knitting Group

Do you enjoy knitting? Our informal knitting group meets in the Mary Atwood Room on the second Monday of every month from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. AND the fourth Monday of every month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Please note there will be only one meeting in October due to the Columbus Day holiday. This is a drop-in program that is open to all ages. Bring your latest project and share advice and socialize with other knitters! If you have any questions, please call Sarah Regan at 978-399-2309.
Thursday, October 25
6:30 p.m.

Paying for Your Own Health Insurance
Learn more about paying for your own health insurance. Licensed insurance agent and broker Bob Gaughan can advise on the enrollment process and answer questions related to who can enroll and when, deadlines, information needed, and how to ensure that your doctors/hospitals take your plan. Learn how the plans are structured and what you need to look out for.  Bob can also advise about supplemental insurance plans in the face of lost wages or out-of-pocket medical costs. FREE! Register here or call Information Services.

Saturday, October 27
2 p.m.

Ukulele Strum Along

Learn to play by playing! Focusing on 2 and 3 chord songs, this program is for the beginner ukulele player who wants to practice and play music with others. Singing is encouraged. Ukuleles available to borrow, songs projected onto a screen so no music stands or books necessary. This program is open to adults and teens. Register here or in the Information Services Department to borrow a ukulele, or just drop in with your own.
Thursday, November 1
6:00 p.m.

Your Hearing: Why You're Losing It, and Why What You Don't Know May Hurt You
Do you not hear as well as you used to? Jonathan O’Dell from the Mass. Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing will talk about best practices for people who think or know they have hearing loss, why taking action is more important than ever, and what auxiliary aids and services exist under the Americans with Disabilities Act. He’ll also demonstrate assistive listening devices. (Please note Jonathan is not a doctor and can’t give medical or hearing-aid specific advice.) FREE! Register here or call Information Services.

Tuesday, November 6
7:00 p.m.
FREE!  Drop in.

J.V.Fletcher Adult Nonfiction Book Club

Is truth stranger than fiction? Is it more entertaining? Find out in the Adult Nonfiction Book Club. We meet on the first Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Mary Atwood Room. Dates and book titles can be found on the website and at the Information Desk. Our November 6th book discussion will be Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly. Copies are available at Main Desk. No registration required. Reading List for 2018

Thursday, November 15
7:30 p.m.
FREE!  Drop in.
J.V.Fletcher Adult Book Discussion Group
Join us to discuss The Residence by Kate Andersen Brower. Copies of the current reading selection are available for check-out at the Main Desk.  Please note, this meeting is rescheduled from November 8 due to the Friends Annual Meeting. New members are always welcome! Free! Drop in. Reading List for 2018

Thursday, November 15
7:30 p.m.
FREE!  Drop in.

Cookbook Club

The Cookbook Club is dedicated to exploring cookbooks and sampling new recipes. We meet on the third Thursday of each month. Our November choice is The Chopped Cookbook by The Food Network. Copies are available for check out at the Main Desk.  If you would like to bring a dish from the cookbook (not required to participate), please contact Sarah Regan in the Information Services Department at 978-399-2309. The Cookbook Club is funded by the Friends of the Library. No registration required.  Reading List for 2018


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