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Adult Programs
Summer 2018


 


Date and Time
Program Description
Thursday, August 16
7:00 p.m.
FREE! Drop in!

Cookbook Book Club

The Cookbook Book Club is dedicated to exploring cookbooks and sampling new recipes. Copies of our August choice, The Steamy Kitchen Cookbook: 101 Asian Recipes by Jaden Hair are available for check out at the Main Desk. This club  meets on the third Thursday of each month. 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 Book Club is funded by the Friends of the Library. No registration required.  Reading List for 2018

Thursday, August 23
7:00 p.m.
Unraveling America's Musical Roots with Craig Harris

Enjoy this multimedia, participatory program with musician and author Craig Harris! Combining archival audio/film, well-researched storytelling, and collective music-making, this program runs the gamut from old-time Appalachian fiddlers and bluegrass banjo players to Americana experimenters and beyond. Free! Register here or in Information Services.  Open to all ages. Generously funded by the Friends of the Library.

Monday, August 27
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 August selection is "Ordinary Grace" by William Kent Krueger. 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

Tuesday, September 4
7:30 p.m.
FREE!  Drop in.
J.V.Fletcher Adult Nonfiction Book Club (NEW!)

Is truth stranger than fiction? Is it more entertaining? Find out in the NEW Adult Nonfiction Book Club. We will 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 first book discussion on September 4th will be American Fire: Love, Arson and Life in a Vanishing Land by Monica Hesse. Copies of the current selection are at Main Desk. No registration required. Reading List for 2018

Thursday, September 6
6:30 p.m.
College Financial Aid Workshop
If you don’t know the rules, you can’t win the game! Financial coach T. Jack Wang will go over common questions such as how to save for college, options for paying, how to get more aid, and what factors are truly important. We’ll also be discussing how to avoid the unintentional mistakes that ruin your chances for aid!  This is not the same information presented in the guidance/MEFA financial aid session. FREE!  Register here or in Information Services.

Thursday, September 13
7:30 p.m.
FREE!  Drop in
J.V.Fletcher Adult Book Discussion Group
Join us to discuss "The Bright Hour" by Nina Riggs. Copies of the current reading selection are available for check-out at the Main Desk.  New members are always welcome! Free! Drop in. Reading List for 2018
Thursday, September 13
7:00 p.m.
Know the Ten Signs of Dementia

If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Join us for this talk with Lisa Sobhian of the Alzheimer's Association.  Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. This interactive workshop features video clips of people with Alzheimer’s disease. Register here or in the Information Services Department.

Saturday, September 15
10:30 a.m.
Adventures in Seed Saving!
Saving seeds is fun and inexpensive, but beware, it can also be addictive! Join our class with gardener and teacher Judith Taylor to learn about the importance of saving seeds, and tips for saving and storing seeds successfully. Many types and sizes of seeds will be included, and some will be available for attendees to save and take home. FREE!  Register here or in Information Services.


        





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