Carving Out Your Story

An Oral History Workshop

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Stories come from the most amazing places.  If you've lived a life, you have stories to share!

Saturday, March 16th at 1:00 p.m.

Wareham Free Library Meeting Room

Pre-Registration Required.  Register Here!

This is a free 90-minute oral history workshop.  It is a fun and friendly workshop to help you uncover interesting stories from your life.  Award-winning facillitators/storytellers, Karen Chace and Andrea Lovett will guide you through the process of finding those story jewels that deserve to be remembered. 

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Wareham Local Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency. 

Annual Peeps Diorama Contest

March 18th through March 30th

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Create a unique and original diorama using Peeps Marshmallow Candies as your main characters.  Diorama should be roughly shoe-box sized

Bring your diorama to the library any time March 18th through March 23rd during regular library hours for display. 

Judging will take place March 25th through March 30th.  Winner will be announced soon after.

Prizes awarded for the following categories:

Adult, Family (or group), Kids (under 13), and the coveted PEEP-les Choice Award.

 

Pediatric Sports Talk - With Carolyn Saluti

Wednesday, March 6th at 7:00 p.m.

 

Child Playing BasketballJoin Carolyn Saluti from Saluti Sports Medicine as she talks about pediatric sports medicine.  

This talk will focus on:

Sports Specialization

Sports Nutrition

Concussions

Program is geared toward adolescent athletes and their parents but will be useful to all parents with child athletes. 

Program is free and no registration is required.

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Click HERE to see how our reference department can assist you with an upcoming computer class or one-on-one assistance.

 

Yep, it's time to prepare to file!

Get your federal and state forms at the library or download your forms by using the links below:

Click here for MA (Dept. of Revenue) State Tax Forms   OR

Click here for IRS (Internal Revenue Service) Tax Forms 

 

VIRTUAL PROGRAMS - Registration Required

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PLEASE NOTE: These are virtual programs that will take place via Zoom.  Registrants will receive a link to access the zoom Meeting via email. Can't make the program? No problem.  Register anyways and a link will be sent following the program for you to view it at your leisure.  Full program descriptions available at our Calendar of Events 

Feb 27th - 12:30 p.m. - Armchair Tour of the Codman Estate With Historic New England - Register Here

Feb 27th - 7:00 p.m. - Celebrating the 30th Book Annversary of "The Beekeeper's Apprentice" with Author Laurie King. Register Here.

Feb 28th - 10:30 a.m. - Hydrangea Ps & Qs - Register Here.

Feb 28th - 7:00 p.m. - Q&A with Author Katherine Howe: "A True Account: Hannah Masury's Sojourn Amongst the Pyrates, Written by Herself - Register Here

Feb 28th - 7:00 p.m. - The Economic Response to Russia's Invasion of Ukraine - Register Here.

Feb 29th - 10:30 a.m. - Tracking Beavers, Raccoons, Coyotes & Other Wild Mammals in Winter with Mass Audubon - Register Here.

Feb 29th - 7:00 p.m. - Authors Amina Akhtar & Sonali Dev: In Conversation - Register Here

(Special thanks to the Ashland and Tewksbury Public Libraries for organizing these events)

BOOK CLUBS AT THE LIBRARY

Open to all and held monthly!

Books are available for check-out at the Circulation desk.

picture of a table with a tagged knife stuck into the topMystery Book Club 

Meets third Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m.  The next meeting is on March 19th and the author will be attending virtually!  Want to join in via ZOOM?  Please use this link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82168826824

 

 

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Non Fiction Book Club

Meets 4th Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

The next meeting is on February 28th.

 

 

CRAFTER-NOON for Tweens & Teens

FREE creative make-and-take projects afterschool - quick and EASY!

 

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED!

BLIND DATE WITH A BOOK - your annual guilty pleasure!

February 1 - March 7

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TIME TO REFRESH YOUR TECH SKILLS?

Join us at the library for classes oriented toward your goals!

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COMPUTER BASICS SKILLS CLASSES

These are basic/beginner classes to introduce you to using a computer without fear.

Thursday, FEB. 8 from 10:30am-12pm

or

Tuesday, FEB. 13 or FEB. 27 from 5-6:30pm

INTERNET BASICS SKILLS CLASSES

These are basic/beginner internet classes to assist you with setting up and using an email account.

Tuesday, FEB. 20 from 5-6:30pm

or

Thursday, FEB. 22 from 10:30am-12pm

TECHNOLOGY CLASSES have limited space, registration is required - click here for the event calendar registration portal!

TECH TIDBITS!

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