Library Listings: Author Visits, Play, Concert, Film & More!

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Library Listings: Author Visits, Play, Concert, Film & More!

Postby PaperBoy on Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:59 pm

Event Registration
Please register online using our Calendar of Events at www.tewksburypl.org or by calling 978- 640-4490. We strongly recommend registration for programs that are marked *RR. Thank you to the Friends of the Library for generously sponsoring our programs.

Adult Events

TEWKSBURY JOB SEEKERS: Show Them, Don't Tell Them with Joanne Dennison (*RR)
Monday, January 22, 2pm

Learn how to take control of your interview and stand out by showing them what you have done, and more importantly, showing them what you can do for them. Presented by "Guidance Counselor for Grown-Ups" Joanne Dennison, MSed, CMP, founder of the Ordinary Success Project. There will be time for networking after each presentation.

WINTER LIVING HISTORY SERIES: An Evening with Dolley Madison (*RR)
Monday, January 22, 7pm

Actress Janet Parnes will perform her one-woman show, "Quaker Girl Takes Washington's Center Stage: The Rise of Dolley Madison." Dolley Madison, wife of the fourth U.S. President James Madison, may best be known for saving the George Washington portrait during the burning of Washington, but there is far more to her story than that! She became a force for bringing women out of their homes and into the news and politics of the day; facilitating political connections; transforming the White House into an exquisite national home; and helping unite a divided citizenry.

AUTHOR VISIT: ‘Spy Schools’ with Daniel Golden (*RR)
Tuesday, January 23, 7pm

Pulitzer Prize winner Daniel Golden, author of "Spy Schools: How The CIA, FBI and Foreign Intelligence Secretly Exploit America's Universities," will reveal how academia has become a major target of foreign and domestic espionage, and why that's such troubling news for our nation's security and democratic values. Q&A and book signing to follow the event for those interested.

CONCERT: Mike Weidenfeller, Jazz Guitarist (*RR)
Wednesday, January 24, 10:30am

Enjoy a concert from jazz guitarist Mike Weidenfeller, a five-time winner of the Boston Phoenix Reader's Poll. Mike has an extensive background in music education, including a Bachelor's degree from Berklee and a Master's degree from Longy. He's been performing solo and in various bands for more than 25 years, releasing six albums. Last year, he co-founded the charitable music and media organization, "First Frulla Hits.". Complimentary coffee and munchkins.

Tewksbury News Discussion Group (*RR)
Wednesday, January 24, 1:30pm

Do you enjoy talking about town topics? Want to learn more about what’s going on in Tewksbury? Attend these monthly meetings to review the month's major local news stories. This month's guest speaker will be the Lowell Sun's Tewksbury reporter, Kori Tuitt. All attendees will receive a free issue of the latest Town Crier. Limited to 15 seats.

AUTHOR VISIT: ‘Boston’s South End’ with Lauren Prescott (*RR)
Thursday, January 25, 7pm

Lauren Prescott, author of "Boston's South End," will recount the history of one of the city's most famous neighborhoods, from its inception as a wealthy residential district to a vibrant immigrant community in the early 20th century. History lovers and Boston transplants living in the Tewksbury and the Merrimack Valley are sure to enjoy this multimedia presentation. Q&A and book signing to follow the event for those interested.

WINTER FILM SERIES: Battle of the Sexes (Dinner & A Movie) (*RR)
Friday, January 26, 12:30pm AND 7pm

Enjoy a screening of one of Hollywood's newest DVD releases -- Battle of the Sexes, a biographical drama starring Emma Stone and Steve Carell. The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs. Rated PG-13. 121 minutes. 86% positive critics rating. Doors will open at 6:30pm. Pizza and water will be served from 6:30pm to 7pm. A $2 donation is suggested. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library and Tewksbury Lions Club. Can’t make it at 7pm? The film will also be screening at 12:30pm.

Kids Events

Tiny Tykes Story Time
Monday, January 22, 10:15am AND 11am

For babies ages 0 to 18 months. Older siblings are always welcome to join in! Join us for a fun session of stories, songs, fingerplays and gentle movement that help build early literacy skills. Please note, we have 2 sessions that are the same, one is at 10:15am and the other is at 11:00am. There is no registration HOWEVER there is limited space in the room. Please check in at the Children's desk upon arrival to check to see if there is still room available in the session.

Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, January 23, 11am

For ages 3 to 6. Older and younger are always welcome! Join Miss Noelle for a great time with stories, songs, movement, instruments and plenty more. No registration required to get your early literacy skills on!

Little Einsteins (*RR)
Wednesday, January 24, 11am

For ages 3 to 6. Want your preschooler to have fun with science? Math? Engineering? Then come to this hands on program where each time we meet we focus on a different subject to explore. You never know what you'll learn next! This program is limited to 15 participants. Registration is required and begins on January 16th. Call the Children's desk.

Wiggle Time
Thursday, January 25, 10:15am AND 11am

For 2 year olds (18 months and up). Older or younger siblings are always welcome! Continue those early literacy skills with stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and more in this active story time. No registration required HOWEVER space is limited in the room. Please check in at the Children's desk upon arrival to see if there is still space in the story time room. This story time is repeated twice; once at 10:15am and once at 11:00am.

Art Adventures
Thursday, January 25, 2pm

For ages 5 to 11 (grades K to 5). Come by today to create an art project! We explore all different types of art--you never know what we'll create next! This session, we'll be making zooflakes--snowflakes that look like animals! No registration required. Drop in any time during the hour to work on your project.

DIY Craft Saturday
Saturday, January 27, 10am-noon

For ages 5 to 11 (grades K to 5). Come by today to create an art project! We explore all different types of art--you never know what we'll create next! This session, we'll be making zooflakes--snowflakes that look like animals! No registration required. Drop in any time during the hour to work on your project.

Teen Events

Sew Cute Things: Grades 6-12 (*RR)
Tuesday, January 23, 6pm

Do you like cute things? Do you know how to sew or are interested in trying it out? Then this is the program for you! Make something for yourself or as a gift. In January, we will be creating mini animals! This event is open to teens in grades 6 through 12.

Aromatherapy Make and Take: Grades 6-12 (*RR)
Wednesday, January 24, 5:30pm

Come learn about essential oils and healing botanicals in this hands-on workshop where you will create an aromatherapy dream pillow, bath salts, and soap! Open to those in grades 6-12.

Movie and Pizza in Teen Space: Lego Batman: Grades 6-12 (*RR)
Thursday, January 25, 11:30am

It's an Early Release Day! Come watch Lego Batman and eat pizza in the Teen Space. Please register so that we know how much pizza to buy! This program is open to teens in Grades 6-12.

Teen Afterhours Movie: Cloverfield (*RR)
Friday, January 26, 9:30pm

Come to a screening of "Cloverfield" while the library is closed! Pizza will be provided for teens who register. Click here to download the permission slip for this event. This program is after hours. Teens who would like to participate must be in grades 9-12 and have a signed permission slip. All teens must be in the building by 10pm.
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