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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Wendy’s Journey on the Pacific Crest Trail

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 at the Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200 x110 or 222.

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Understanding the College Admissions Process

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 6:45 pm

collegestudents_campus.gifThe college admissions process can be overwhelming, but there are people who can help. Please join us for a presentation by Lanita Foley, college admissions expert and founder of Where Success Blooms. Lanita will explore the current college admissions landscape, and discuss what parents need to know to make sure their student is accepted to their best fit school in the most stress-free manner possible. Students and parents can learn how to maximize their college admissions options, and a question and answer session will follow the presentation.

Registration is required. To sign up, please visit or call the Information or Reference Desk at 781-769-0200 x110 or 222.

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