Stitch Therapy Dates for 2014-2015

stitchtherapyJoin stitchers of all types (knitters, crocheters, cross-stitchers, etc.) for Stitch Therapy. Motivate yourself to start or finish a project or to learn a new craft by watching others. This is an informal group of stitchers helping stitchers.  No formal instruction is planned.

The dates for Stitch Therapy will change in the fall of 2014 and winter and spring of 2015 to Tuesdays, September 16, October 21, November 25, January 20, February 17, March 17, April 21, May 19 and June 16.  Stitch Therapy will be held in the Trustees Room unless otherwise noted from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

Space is limited; please register for this group by visiting or calling the library, 781-769-0200 x110 or x222.

 

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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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