Author Archives: Liz Reed

Good Medicine at Risk

Thursday, September 18th, at 7:00 p.m.

Assorted_Pills_3Imagine a world where antibiotics no longer work. It’s not science fiction. Learn how factory farms and dairies and the U.S. agricultural system are helping antibiotic-resistant bacteria get into the soil and water systems. Local nutritional counselor Robin Cervantes and Food and Water Watch will explain the current public health risk and what we can do about it. This program is part of the Together Yes Sustainability Series.

Please sign up for this presentation and discussion at the Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222.

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Teen Family Movie Night – “Divergent”

Monday September 22nd, 2014 at 6:00 pm

DivergentJoin the library for another Family Movie Night – this one’s for the teens!  the 2014 film, “Divergent” (PG-13, 140 mins), is based on the popular YA book series of the same name.  All are welcome.  Complimentary popcorn will be provided by the Bellingham Regal Cinemas, and the movie will be shown in the Simoni Room.  If you have any questions, please contact the Children’s Desk 781-769-0200 x225 or the Reference Desk x110.

Registration is required.  Please sign up at the library Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222.  This film showing is made possible by a movie license funded by the Friends of the Library.

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Using Family Search to Find Your Ancestors

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 7:00 pm

familysearchRichard Reid, Director of Friends of Irish Research, will provide a seminar on how to use Family Search to find genealogical information about your ancestors. The presentation will include video clips, a live demonstration, and an interactive exercise about finding information online. Handouts will be provided so you can continue your learning at home. Mr. Reid will be accompanied by fellow genealogy expert, Joe Petrie.

Registration in required. Please call the Information or Reference Desk to sign up at 781-769-0200 x110 or 222.

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Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, with Wendy Johnston

Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 7:00 pm

PCTLast year, experienced hiker Wendy Johnston hiked the entire Pacific Crest Trail, all 2,700 miles from the US/Mexican border to the US/Canadian border.  She stepped outside her comfort zone and, removed from the hectic busyness of everyday life, learned lessons of courage, determination, and personal triumph along the way.

Join us for Wendy’s presentation and slideshow of photos from her amazing trek. Please sign up for this program, funded by a grant from the LSTA (Library Services & Technology Act), at the Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200 x110 or 222.

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