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News and Events from the Wayland Library, January 19, 2018

ADULT PROGRAMS

  • Great Presenters: Wayland’s Energy and Climate Action. Over the past seven years, Wayland’s Energy Committee has helped the town use 20% less electricity and save $200,000 in reduced energy costs. Learn what’s next (and how to help). We will also discuss a plant-rich diet—including recipes and delicious samples–which improves health and reduces personal carbon impacts. Ellen Tohn is an environmental health consultant with over 30 years of experience.  Her committee Co-Chair, Anne Harris, works in the green energy industry.  Diana Goldman is a vegan chef and teacherTuesday, February 6, 7:30 p.m.
  • Author Reading: Ali Hosseini. Ali Hosseini was born in Shiraz, Iran and came to the United States as a student.  He will share his personal story of immigration, discuss his writing, and read from his novel, The Place of Stones.  An Iranian village provides a vivid setting for the story of two friends and their families as they confront land reform, revolution and war, illuminating how a lost past continues to shape the present.  Monday, February 12, 7:00 p.m.
  • Coding for Adults is Back! This fall’s Coding for Adults was so popular, we’re offering it again!  Explore key ideas in computer science, learn the basics of writing computer programs, and build a fun game using the Python programming language.  Instructor Win Treese has worked on software in startups, industrial research, and academia for many years.  He also runs the Girls Who Code club sponsored by the library. Regular attendance is encouraged; some online practice in between sessions will be helpful.  Bring your own laptop or check out one of ours (using your own flash drive).   Enrollment is limited, so look under “Events” on our website and sign up now! Thursdays, January 25; February 1 and 15; March 1, 15, 22, and 29; April 5 at 7 p.m.

LIBRARY BOOK GROUPS Open to all, no registration required.  Books are available at the library.

  • Evening: Confessions by Kinae Minato.  Narrated in alternating voices, with twists you’ll never see coming, Confessions explores the limits of punishment, despair, and tragic love, culminating in a harrowing confrontation between teacher and student that will place the occupants of an entire school in danger.  Monday, February 5, 7:00 p.m.
  • Non-Fiction: When a Crocodile Eats the Sun by Peter Godwin.  Award-winning author Godwin recounts the turbulent history of his homeland, Zimbabwe, in carefully-crafted prose that–despite a tale of numbing violence and despair–never loses sight of the natural beauty and native spirit that drew his family to Africa in the first place. Wednesday, February 7, 1:00 p.m.
  • Dystopian/Sci-Fi:  On Such a Full Sea, by Chang-Rae Lee, is a highly provocative, deeply affecting story of one woman’s legendary quest in a shocking, future America.  Wednesday, February 7, 7:00 p.m.
  • Cookbook Club:  The Splendid Table’s How to Eat Supper by Lynne Rosetto Kasper.  Participants make recipes from a selected cookbook and share them, potluck-style. While enjoying our homemade delights, we discuss book and author.  Thursday, February 8, 6:00 p.m.
  • Noon:  A Passage to India, E. M. Forster’s classic novel about colonialism and race.  Friday, February 9.
  • Armchair Travel:  The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific, by J. Maarten Troost, is the author’s memoir of life of life on a remote island. Wednesday, February 14, 10:00 a.m.

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

  • Weekly Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, Jan. 23; Feb. 6, 13, 20 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, Jan. 25; Feb. 15 and 22 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Storytime with Corbyn the Dog, Thursday, February 8, 10:30 a.m. Children will listen to dog stories and have a chance to visit with Corbyn, a beautiful Samoyed. Corbyn (with her owner Helen) has been certified as a therapy dog by Pets and People Foundation.  For ages 3 and up.
  • Brain Building Storytime, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Storytime, parachute play, and brain-building activity. Program led by Beverly Mobilia of Wayland Community Partnerships for Children and Families. For ages 2 to 5, with parent/caregiver.
  • Sensory Storytime, Saturday, Jan. 27, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Children will sing songs, listen to stories, and make a simple craft. For ages 2 and up, with parent/caregiver. Sensory Storytime is designed for children with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues, other developmental disabilities, and their typically developing peers. If your child has difficulty sitting through our other storytimes, this program might be for you.
  • Zumba Kids Jr., Tuesday, January 30, 10:30-11:00 a.m. Rhythm and dance program for children ages 2.5 to 4 years old. Led by Julia Walderzak of H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness Studio.
  • Sing-along with Jeannie Mack, Thursday, February 1, at 10:30 a.m.Jeannie Mack will perform all kinds of fun, bounce-around, sing-along songs for young children. Plenty of opportunity for audience participation! For babies, toddlers, and preschoolers with caregiver.

SCHOOL AGE PROGRAMS

  • Comic Book Kids, Thursday, January 25, 4:00-4:45p.m. Comic Book Kids is a NEW graphic novel book club for kids in grades 2-5. January’s book is Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute by Jarrett J. Krosoczka. We will discuss the book and enjoy a snack.
  • Parent/Child Book Group, Wednesday, January 31, 7:00-8:00 p.m. This book club is for 4th and 5th graders with a parent.  January’s book is The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Bradley. (This event is rescheduled from January 17.)
  • Drop-in Family Game Day, Wednesday, January 31, 3:00-5:00p.m. Drop in for an afternoon of board games and card games. Play an old favorite or learn a new game. For ages 4 and up.
  • Lunar New Year Celebration, Saturday, February 3, 2:00-3:00p.m Children will welcome in the Year of the Dog by listening to stories and making crafts. For ages 4 and up. This program is sponsored by the Wayland Chinese American Association and the Wayland After School Chinese Program.
  • Lego Club, Wednesday, February 7, 3:00-4:00 p.m.Children will make fabulous creations out of Legos. This month’s theme: Winter Wonderland. For ages 5 and up.
  • Drop-in Crafts: Valentines and Chinese New Year,  Wednesday, February 14, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Make fabulous crafts in celebration of Valentine’s Day and Chinese New Year. Led by librarian Elise Katz. For ages 5 and up.

FOR TEENS

  • Late Night Pizza Study Nights for Teens During Exam Week, January 22, 23, and 24. Wayland High School Students!  Feed your brain while studying with your friends at the library! Pizza will be served at 5:30 p.m.  Snacks will be served throughout the evening. The library will stay open until 11 p.m. just for you.  We hope you ace your exams.
  • Random Fandom,Monday, January 29, 2:45-3:45 p.m. TAB (Teen Advisory Board) will meet for the first time in the new year. Teens are invited for fandom related snacks, crafts, and trivia. For teens.

FOR FAMILIES WITH YOUNG CHILDREN: Storytime at the Wayland Winter Farmer’s Market, Saturday, February 3, at 11:00-11:30 a.m. Come to a storytime upstairs at Russell’s Winter Farmer’s Market. Program led by librarian Carly Moniz. For ages babies to 5 years, with parent/caregivers.

 

 

 

News and Events at the Wayland Library, January 12, 2018

 ADULT PROGRAMS

  • Wayland 2018 Lunar New Year Celebration. The Lunar New Year is a celebration of happiness, peace, harmony, and unity for everyone!  The Wayland Chinese-American Association, Arts Wayland and the Wayland Public Library invite all families and community members to this festive event. In addition to the performance, there will be workshops on making dumplings, Chinese calligraphy, Chinese Tea House and more, as well as hands-on fun for children including a dragon parade, traditional Chinese games, Chinese folk arts and library craft table. For all ages. Adults $10, Students and seniors $5, children under 5 free.  Tickets available at the door. Presented by the Chinese Folk Art Workshop, Wayland Public Schools and community.  Supported by the Wayland Cultural Council.  This event will be held in the Wayland High School Auditorium and Commons.  Saturday, January 20, 2:00-5:00 p.m.
  • Coding for Adults is Back!  This fall’s Coding for Adults was so popular, we’re offering it again!  Explore key ideas in computer science, learn the basics of writing computer programs, and build a fun game using the Python programming language.  Instructor Win Treese has worked on software in startups, industrial research, and academia for many years.  He also runs the Girls Who Code club sponsored by the library. Regular attendance is encouraged; some online practice in between sessions will be helpful.  Bring your own laptop or check out one of ours (using your own flash drive).   Enrollment is limited, so look under “Events” on our website and sign up now! Thursdays, January 25; February 1 and 15; March 1, 15, 22, and 29; April 5 at 7 p.m.
  • Great Presenters: Wayland’s Energy and Climate Action.  Over the past seven years, Wayland’s Energy Committee has helped the town use 20% less electricity and save $200,000 in reduced energy costs. Learn what’s next (and how to help). We will also discuss a plant-rich diet—including recipes and delicious samples–which improves health and reduces personal carbon impacts. Ellen Tohn is an environmental health consultant with over 30 years of experience.  Her committee Co-Chair, Anne Harris, works in the green energy industry.  Diana Goldman is a vegan chef and teacherTuesday, February 6, 7:30 p.m.

LIBRARY BOOK GROUPS. Open to all, no registration required.  Books are available at the library.

  • Evening:  Confessions by Kanae Minato.  Narrated in alternating voices, with twists you’ll never see coming, Confessions explores the limits of punishment, despair, and tragic love, culminating in a harrowing confrontation between teacher and student that will place the occupants of an entire school in danger.  Monday, February 5, 7:00 p.m.
  • Non-Fiction: When a Crocodile Eats the Sun by Peter Godwin.  Award-winning author Godwin recounts the turbulent history of his homeland, Zimbabwe, in carefully-crafted prose that–despite a tale of numbing violence and despair–never loses sight of the natural beauty and native spirit that drew his family to Africa in the first place. Wednesday, February 7, 1:00 p.m.
  • Dystopian/Sci-Fi: On Such a Full Sea, by Chang-Rae Lee, is a highly provocative, deeply affecting story of one woman’s legendary quest in a shocking, future America.  Wednesday, February 7, 7:00 p.m.
  • Cookbook Club: The Splendid Table’s How to Eat Supper by Lynne Rosetto Kasper.  Participants make recipes from a selected cookbook and share them, potluck-style. While enjoying our homemade delights, we discuss book and author.  Thursday, February 8, 6:00 p.m.
  • Noon:  A Passage to India, E. M. Forster’s classic novel about colonialism and race.  Friday, February 9.

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

  • Upcoming Storytimes:
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, Jan. 16 and 23; Feb. 6, 13, and 20 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, Jan. 25; Feb. 8, 15, and 22 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Storytime with Corbyn the Dog, Thursday, January 18, 10:30 a.m. Children will listen to dog stories and have a chance to visit with Corbyn, a beautiful Samoyed. Corbyn (with her owner Helen) has been certified as a therapy dog by Pets and People Foundation.  For ages 3 and up.
  • Brain Building Storytime, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Storytime, parachute play, and brain-building activity. Program led by Beverly Mobilia of Wayland Community Partnerships for Children and Families. For ages 2 to 5, with parent/caregiver.
  • Sensory Storytime, Saturday, Jan. 27, 10:30-11:30 a.m.,  Children will sing songs, listen to stories, and make a simple craft. For ages 2 and up, with parent/caregiver. Sensory Storytime is designed for children with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues, other developmental disabilities, and their typically developing peers. If your child has difficulty sitting through our other storytimes, this program might be for you.
  • Zumba Kids Jr. Tuesday, January 30, 10:30-11:00 a.m. Rhythm and dance program for children ages 2.5 to 4 years old. Led by Julia Walderzak of H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness Studio.

SCHOOL AGE PROGRAMS

  • STEAM TEAM: Fairytale Challenge, Wednesday, January 17, 3:00-3:45 p.m. Can you design a slide to help Rapunzel escape her tower? Can you build a house for the 3 pigs that the wolf can’t blow down? Can you make a carpet fly? Join us for an afternoon of creativity and collaboration with fairytale inspired STEAM activities. Led by librarian Carly Moniz. For ages 5 and up.
  • Parent/Child Book Group, Wednesday, January 17, 7:00-8:00 p.m., This book club is for 4th and 5th graders with a parent.  January’s book is The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Bradley.
  • Comic Book Kids,  Thursday, January 25, 4:00-4:45p.m. Comic Book Kids is a NEW graphic novel book club for kids in grades 2-5. January’s book is Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute by Jarrett J. Krosoczka. We will discuss the book and enjoy a snack.
  • Drop-in Family Game Day,  Wednesday, January 31, 3:00-5:00p.m.,  Drop in for an afternoon of board games and card games. Play an old favorite or learn a new game. For ages 4 and up.

FOR TEENS 

  • Late Night Pizza Study Nights for Teens During Exam Week, January 22, 23, and 24, Wayland High School Students!  Feed your brain while studying with your friends at the library! Pizza will be served at 5:30 p.m.  Snacks will be served throughout the evening. The library will stay open until 11 p.m. just for you.  We hope you ace your exams.
  • Random Fandom, Monday, January 29, 2:45-3:45 p.m. TAB (Teen Advisory Board) will meet for the first time in the new year. Teens are invited for fandom related snacks, crafts, and trivia. For teens.

 

 

News and Events from the Wayland Library

ADULT PROGRAMS

  • Archaeology for Genealogists. All are welcome to the monthly meeting of the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists— Middlesex Chapter.   Following a brief business meeting, Wayland resident Tonya Largy will give a talk titled “Archaeology for Genealogists.”  Saturday, January 13 at 1:30 p.m.
  • Mutiny on the Bounty. After nearly five months in Tahiti, H.M.S. Bounty headed home for England.  Twenty-four days later, the crew mutinied and Captain Bligh and 18 men were put in an open boat.  The Bounty sailed away seeking safe haven.  What happened to the men in the open boat?  To the mutineers?  And when the Royal Navy learned that one of its ships had been taken in a mutiny?  Avocational historian Bob Begin presents and discusses.  Wednesday, January 17 at 7 p.m.
  • Coding for Adults is Back!  This fall’s Coding for Adults was so popular, we’re offering it again!  Explore key ideas in computer science, learn the basics of writing computer programs, and build a fun game using the Python programming language.  Instructor Win Treese has worked on software in startups, industrial research, and academia for many years.  He also runs the Girls Who Code club sponsored by the library.  Regular attendance is encouraged; some online practice in between sessions will be helpful.  Bring your own laptop or check out one of ours (using your own flash drive).   Enrollment is limited, so look under “Events” on our website and sign up now! Thursdays, January 25; February 1 and 15; March 1, 15, 22, and 29; April 5 at 7 p.m.

 

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS 

  • Upcoming Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, Jan. 9, 16 and 23 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, Jan. 11, 25 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Storytime with Corbyn the Dog, Thursday, January 18, 10:30 a.m. Children will listen to dog stories and have a chance to visit with Corbyn, a beautiful Samoyed. Corbyn (with her owner Helen) has been certified as a therapy dog by Pets and People Foundation.  For ages 3 and up.
  • Brain Building Storytime, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Storytime, parachute play, and brain-building activity. Program led by Beverly Mobilia of Wayland Community Partnerships for Children and Families. For ages 2 to 5, with parent/caregiver.
  • Sensory Storytime, Saturday, Jan. 27, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Children will sing songs, listen to stories, and make a simple craft. For ages 2 and up, with parent/caregiver. Sensory Storytime is designed for children with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues, other developmental disabilities, and their typically developing peers. If your child has difficulty sitting through our other storytimes, this program might be for you.
  • Zumba Kids Jr., Tuesday, January 30, 10:30-11:00 a.m. Rhythm and dance program for children ages 2.5 to 4 years old. Led by Julia Walderzak of H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness Studio.

SCHOOL AGE PROGRAMS

  • Book Buddies, Wednesday, January 10, 3:00-3:45 p.m. This month’s book is Spark by Kallie George. We will read the book, enjoy a snack, and make a craft. For children in grades K-2 with parent/caregiver. This program is co-run with the WCPA.
  • STEAM TEAM: Fairytale Challenge, Wednesday, January 17, 3:00-3:45 p.m. Can you design a slide to help Rapunzel escape her tower? Can you build a house for the 3 pigs that the wolf can’t blow down? Can you make a carpet fly? Join us for an afternoon of creativity and collaboration with fairytale inspired STEAM activities. Led by librarian Carly Moniz. For ages 5 and up.
  • Parent/Child Book Group, Wednesday, January 17, 7:00-8:00 p.m. This book club is for 4th and 5th graders with a parent.  January’s book is The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Bradley.
  • Comic Book Kids,  Thursday, January 25, 4:00-4:45p.m. Comic Book Kids is a NEW graphic novel book club for kids in grades 2-5. January’s book is Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute by Jarrett J. Krosoczka. We will discuss the book and enjoy a snack.
  • Drop-in Family Game Day, Wednesday, January 31, 3:00-5:00p.m. Drop in for an afternoon of board games and card games. Play an old favorite or learn a new game. For ages 4 and up.

FOR TEENS

  • Late Night Pizza Study Nights for Teens during Exam Week, January 22, 23, and 24. Wayland High School Students!  Feed your brain while studying with your friends at the library! Pizza will be served at 5:30 p.m.  Snacks will be served throughout the evening. The library will stay open until 11 p.m. just for you.  We hope you ace your exams.
  • Random Fandom, Monday, January 29, 2:45-3:45 p.m. TAB (Teen Advisory Board) will meet for the first time in the new year. Teens are invited for fandom related snacks, crafts, and trivia. For teens.

 

News and Events from the Wayland Library, December 28, 2017

ADULT PROGRAMS

  • Archaeology for Genealogists. All are welcome to the monthly meeting of the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists— Middlesex Chapter.   Following a brief business meeting, Wayland resident Tonya Largy will give a talk titled “Archaeology for Genealogists.”  Saturday, January 13 at 1:30 p.m.
  • Mutiny on the Bounty. After nearly five months in Tahiti, H.M.S. Bounty headed home for England.  Twenty-four days later, the crew mutinied and Captain Bligh and 18 men were put in an open boat.  The Bounty sailed away seeking safe haven.  What happened to the men in the open boat?  To the mutineers?  And when the Royal Navy learned that one of its ships had been taken in a mutiny?  Avocational historian Bob Begin presents and discusses.  Wednesday, January 17 at 7 p.m.
  • Coding for Adults is Back!   This fall’s Coding for Adults was so popular, we’re offering it again!  Explore key ideas in computer science, learn the basics of writing computer programs, and build a fun game using the Python programming language.  Instructor Win Treese has worked on software in startups, industrial research, and academia for many years.  He also runs the Girls Who Code club sponsored by the library.  Regular attendance is encouraged; some online practice in between sessions will be helpful.  Bring your own laptop or check out one of ours (using your own flash drive).   Enrollment is limited, so look under “Events” on our website and sign up now! Thursdays, January 25; February 1 and 15; March 1, 15, 22, and 29; April 5 at 7 p.m.

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

  • Upcoming Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, Jan. 9, 16 and 23 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, Jan. 11, 25 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Brain Building Storytime. Wednesday, Jan. 24, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Storytime, parachute play, and brain-building activity. Program led by Beverly Mobilia of Wayland Community Partnerships for Children and Families. For ages 2 to 5, with parent/caregiver.
  • Storytime with Corbyn the Dog, Thursday, January 18, 10:30 a.m. Children will listen to dog stories and have a chance to visit with Corbyn, a beautiful Samoyed. Corbyn (with her owner Helen) has been certified as a therapy dog by Pets and People Foundation.  For ages 3 and up.

SCHOOL AGE PROGRAMS

  • Book Buddies, Wednesday, January 10, 3:00-3:45 p.m.This month’s book is Spark by Kallie George. We will read the book, enjoy a snack, and make a craft. For children in grades K-2 with parent/caregiver. This program is co-run with the WCPA.
  • STEAM TEAM: Fairytale Challenge, Wednesday, January 17, 3-3:45pm. Can you design a slide to help Rapunzel escape her tower? Can you build a house for the 3 pigs that the wolf can’t blow down? Can you make a carpet fly? Join us for an afternoon of creativity and collaboration with fairytale inspired STEAM activities. Led by librarian Carly Moniz. For ages 5 and up.
  • Parent/Child Book Group, Wednesday, January 17, 7-8pm. This book club is for 4th and 5th graders with a parent.  January’s book is The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Bradley.

Want to know more about the New Building Project? Please like the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/1848andbeyond/.

News and Events from the Wayland Library, December 22, 2017

The Library will be closed December 31 and January 1.

ADULT PROGRAMS

  • Arts Wayland Holiday Small Works Exhibit. This show features original paintings and photographs 12” x 12” or smaller, in a wide variety of styles and materials by over 20 local artists.  Through December 29.
  • Great Presenters: Wild Ways–Corridors of Life. Wildlife the world over need to roam for breeding, foraging, and to carry out their traditional migrations—but they are often blocked by human-made obstacles. Now there’s new hope for them through an approach called “connectivity conservation.” From North America’s Yellowstone to the Yukon, to Southern Africa’s elephant highways stretching across five nations, animals are on the move again in the stunning cinematography of Wild Ways. Linda Harrar of WGBH (Channel 2) Boston will present a 20-minute clip and talk about the documentary.  Tuesday, January 9 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Archaeology for Genealogists. All are welcome to the monthly meeting of the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists— Middlesex Chapter.   Following a brief business meeting, Wayland resident Tonya Largy will give a talk titled “Archaeology for Genealogists.”  Saturday, January 13 at 1:30 p.m.
  • Needlework/Handwork Group, Wednesday, January 3 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Book-A-Librarian. Our librarians love to help patrons, but sometimes they need more time than is available on a drop-in basis.  With the Book-a-Librarian service, librarians will meet with patrons in half-hour sessions to personally assist with research questions, technology, downloading ebooks, resume/job search questions, and more.  Please call 508-358-2311, ext. 24 to set up an appointment with one of our reference librarians.

BOOK GROUPS. Groups are open to all and the books are available at the library.  No registration required.

  • Sci-Fi/Dystopian. This next title for discussion is William Gibson’s contemporary classic, Neuromancer.  Wednesday, January 3 at 7:00 p.m.
  • Non-Fiction. In The Hidden Life of Trees, forester Peter Wholleben’s fascinating stories, supported by the latest scientific research, reveal the extraordinary world of forests and illustrate how trees communicate and care for each other.  Wednesday, January 3 at 1:00 p.m.
  • Evening. Darkly funny and deeply emotive, Jem Lester’s Shtum tells the story of a couple who pretend to separate in hopes of benefitting their autistic son.  Monday, January 8 at 7:00 p.m.
  • Armchair Travel. Rachel Friedman surprises no one more than herself when, on a whim, she buys a ticket to Ireland, a place she has never been.  She recounts her adventures there in A Good Girl’s Guide to Getting Lost.  Wednesday, January 10 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Cookbook Club.Participants share a dish from this month’s title: Lidia’s Favorite Recipes: 100 Foolproof Italian Dishes by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich.  Thursday, January 11 at 6:00 p.m.
  • Noon. This month: My Brilliant Friend, a modern masterpiece by one of Italy’s most acclaimed authors.  Friday, January 12.

CALLING ALL COMIC BOOK ARTISTS: We will be hosting our first-ever ComicCon Wayland on Saturday, April 7.  If you would like to have a table to show off your books, or would like to lead a workshop, please contact Youth Services Librarian Pam McCuen (pmccuen@minlib.net).  If your art is for adults, contact Reference Librarian Rachel Sideman-Kurtz (rsideman@minlib.net)

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

  • Upcoming Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, Jan. 2, 9, 16 and 23 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, Dec. 28 and Jan. 11, 25 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Zumba Kids Jr. Tuesday, December 26, 10:30-11:00 a.m. Rhythm and dance program for children ages 2.5 to 4 years old. Led by Julia Walderzak of H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness Studio.
  • Brain Building Storytime, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Storytime, parachute play, and brain building activity. Program led by Beverly Mobilia of Wayland Community Partnerships for Children and Families. For ages 2 to 5, with parent/caregiver.
  • Sing-along with Jeannie Mack. Thursday, January 4, at 10:30 a.m. Jeannie Mack will perform all kinds of fun, bounce-around, sing-along songs geared for young children. Plenty of opportunity for audience participation! For babies, toddlers, and preschoolers with caregiver.
  • Storytime with Corbyn the Dog. Thursday, January 18, 10:30 a.m. Children will listen to dog stories and have a chance to visit with Corbyn, a beautiful Samoyed. Corbyn (with her owner Helen) has been certified as a therapy dog by Pets and People Foundation.  For ages 3 and up.

SCHOOL AGE PROGRAMS

  • Movie Time: Cars 3Wednesday, December 27, 3:00 p.m. Movie time at the library!  Children are invited to watch Cars 3 at the library.  Rated G.  Running time 103 minutes. For ages 4 and up.
  • Lego Club, Wednesday, January 3, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Children will make fabulous creations out of legos. This month’s theme: Star Wars. For ages 5 and up.
  • Book Buddies. Wednesday, January 10, 3:00-3:45 p.m. This month’s book is Spark by Kallie George. We will read the book, enjoy a snack, and make a craft. For children in grades K-2 with parent/caregiver. This program is co-run with the WCPA.
  • STEAM TEAM: Fairytale Challenge. Wednesday, January 17, 3:00-3:45 p.m. Can you design a slide to help Rapunzel escape her tower? Can you build a house for the 3 pigs that the wolf can’t blow down? Can you make a carpet fly? Join us for an afternoon of creativity and collaboration with fairytale inspired STEAM activities. Led by librarian Carly Moniz. For ages 5 and up.
  • Parent/Child Book Group, Wednesday, January 17, 7:00-8:00 p.m. This book club is for 4th and 5th graders with a parent.  January’s book is The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Bradley. 

FOR FAMILIES WITH YOUNG CHILDREN: Storytime at the Wayland Winter Farmer’s Market, Saturday, January 6, at 11:00-11:30 a.m. Come to a storytime upstairs at Russell’s Winter Farmer’s Market. Program led by librarian Carly Moniz. For ages babies to 5 years, with parent/caregivers.

 

News and Events from the Wayland Library, December 14, 2017

The Library will be closed December 24, 25 and 31, and January 1.

Adult Programs

  • Arts Wayland Holiday Small Works Exhibit. This show features original paintings and photographs 12” x 12” or smaller, in a wide variety of styles and materials by over 20 local artists. Through December 29.
  • Great Presenters: Wild Ways–Corridors of LifeWildlife the world over need to roam for breeding, foraging, and to carry out their traditional migrations—but they are often blocked by human-made obstacles. Now there’s new hope for them through an approach called “connectivity conservation.” From North America’s Yellowstone to the Yukon, to Southern Africa’s elephant highways stretching across five nations, animals are on the move again in the stunning cinematography of Wild Ways. Linda Harrar of WGBH (Channel 2) Boston will present a 20-minute clip and talk about the documentary. Tuesday, January 9 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Needlework/Handwork Group. Wednesday, January 3 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Book-A-Librarian.Our librarians love to help patrons, but sometimes they need more time than is available on a drop-in basis. With the Book-a-Librarian service, librarians will meet with patrons in half-hour sessions to personally assist with research questions, technology, downloading ebooks, resume/job search questions, and more. Please call 508-358-2311, ext. 24 to set up an appointment with one of our reference librarians.

Book Groups. Groups are open to all and the books are available at the library. No registration required.

  • Sci-Fi/Dystopian: This next title for discussion is William Gibson’s contemporary classic, Neuromancer. Wednesday, January 3 at 7:00 p.m.
  • Non-Fiction: In The Secret Life of Trees, forester Peter Wholleben’s fascinating stories, supported by the latest scientific research, reveal the extraordinary world of forests and illustrate how trees communicate and care for each other. Wednesday, January 3 at 1:00 p.m.
  • Evening: Darkly funny and deeply emotive, Jem Lester’s Shtum tells the story of a couple who pretend to separate in hopes of benefitting their autistic son. Monday, January 8 at 7:00 p.m.
  • Armchair Travel: Rachel Friedman surprises no one more than herself when, on a whim, she buys a ticket to Ireland, a place she has never been. She recounts her adventures there in A Good Girl’s Guide to Getting Lost. Wednesday, January 10 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Cookbook Club: Participants share a dish from this month’s title: Lidia’s Favorite Recipes: 100 Foolproof Italian Dishes by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich. Thursday, January 11 at 6:00 p.m.
  • Noon: This month: My Brilliant Friend, a modern masterpiece by one of Italy’s most acclaimed authors. Friday, January 12.

CALLING ALL COMIC BOOK ARTISTS:  We will be hosting our first-ever ComicCon Wayland on Saturday, April 7. If you would like to have a table to show off your books, or would like to lead a workshop, please contact Youth Services Librarian Pam McCuen (pmccuen@minlib.net). If your art is for adults, contact Reference Librarian Rachel Sideman-Kurtz (rsideman@minlib.net)

Baby and Pre-School Programs

  • Upcoming Storytimes: 
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, Dec.19 and Jan. 2, 9, 16 and 23 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, Dec. 21, 28 and Jan. 11, 25 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Zumba Kids Jr.,  Tuesday, December 26, 10:30-11:00 a.m.  Rhythm and dance program for children ages 2.5 to 4 years old. Led by Julia Walderzak of H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness Studio.
  • Brain Building Storytime,  Wednesday, Dec. 20, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Storytime, parachute play, and brain-building activity. Program led by Beverly Mobilia of Wayland Community Partnerships for Children and Families. For ages 2 to 5, with parent/caregiver.
  • Sing-along with Jeannie Mack, Thursday, January 4, at 10:30am, eannie Mack will perform all kinds of fun, bounce-around, sing-along songs geared for young children. Plenty of opportunity for audience participation! For babies, toddlers, and preschoolers with caregiver.
  • Storytime with Corbyn the Dog,  Thursday, January 18, 10:30 a.m.,Children will listen to dog stories and have a chance to visit with Corbyn, a beautiful Samoyed. Corbyn (with her owner Helen) has been certified as a therapy dog by Pets and People Foundation. For ages 3 and up.

School Age Programs

  • Drop-in Winter and Holiday Crafts, Wednesday, December 20, 3:00-5:00p.m. Children will make festive crafts for the holidays. Led by librarian Elise Katz. For ages 4 and up.
  • Movie Time: Cars 3,  Wednesday, December 27, 3:00 p.m. Movie time at the library! Children are invited to watch Cars 3 at the library. Rated G. Running time 103 minutes. For ages 4 and up.
  • Lego Club, Wednesday, January 3, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Children will make fabulous creations out of legos. This month’s theme: Star Wars.For ages 5 and up.

FOR FAMILIES WITH YOUNG CHILDREN:  Storytime at the Wayland Winter Farmer’s Market, Saturday, January 6, at 11:00-11:30 a.m. Come to a storytime upstairs at Russell’s Winter Farmer’s Market. Program led by librarian Carly Moniz. For ages babies to 5 years, with parent/caregivers.

News and Events from the Wayland Library, December 8, 2017

The Library will be closed December 24 and 25, and January 31.

ADULT PROGRAMS

  • Cookbook Club. For this month’s meeting, participants are bringing some favorite dishes from their own recipe collections.  Thursday, December 14, 6:00 p.m.
  • Arts Wayland Holiday Small Works Exhibit. This show features original paintings and photographs 12” x 12” or smaller, in a wide variety of styles and materials by over 20 local artists.  Through December 29.
  • Needlework/Handwork Group. Wednesday, January 3 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Sci-Fi/Dystopian Book Group. This next title for discussion is William Gibson’s contemporary classic, Neuromancer.  Wednesday, January 3 at 7:00 p.m. 
  • Book-A-Librarian. Our librarians love to help patrons, but sometimes they need more time than is available on a drop-in basis.  With the Book-a-Librarian service, librarians will meet with patrons in half-hour sessions to personally assist with research questions, technology, downloading ebooks, resume/job search questions, and more.  Please call 508-358-2311, ext. 24 to set up an appointment with one of our reference librarians.
  • CALLING ALL COMIC BOOK ARTISTS. We will be hosting our first-ever ComicCon Wayland on Saturday, April 7.  If you would like to have a table to show off your books, or would like to lead a workshop, please contact Youth Services Librarian Pam McCuen (pmccuen@minlib.net).  If your art is for adults, contact Reference Librarian Rachel Sideman-Kurtz (rsideman@minlib.net)

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS 

  • Upcoming Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, Dec.12 and 19 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, Dec. 14, Dec. 21 and 28 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Zumba Kids Jr. Tuesday, December 26, 10:30-11:00 a.m. Rhythm and dance program for children ages 2.5 to 4 years old. Led by Julia Walderzak of H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness Studio.
  • Brain Building Storytime, Wednesday, Dec. 20, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Storytime, parachute play, and brain-building activity. Program led by Beverly Mobilia of Wayland Community Partnerships for Children and Families. For ages 2 to 5, with parent/caregiver.

SCHOOL AGE PROGRAMS

  • Santa Lucia Day. Wednesday, December 13, 3:00-4:00p.m. Children will listen to stories about the Swedish festival of Santa Lucia, make a craft, and enjoy Swedish gingerbread cookies. For ages 4 and up.
  • Drop-in Winter and Holiday Crafts, Wednesday, December 20, 3:00-5:00p.m. Children will make festive crafts for the holidays. Led by librarian Elise Katz. For ages 4 and up.
  • Movie Time: Cars 3Wednesday, December 27, 3:00 p.m. Movie time at the library!  Children are invited to watch Cars 3 at the library.  Rated G.  Running time 103 minutes. For ages 4 and up.

FOR PARENTS

Baby Faces, Wednesday, December 13, 10:30-11:15 a.m.In this Baby and Me program, we will play with baby and talk about the different faces of baby’s development.  Led by Beverly Mobilia of Wayland Community Partnerships for Children and Families.  For babies, ages 3 months to pre-walking, with parent/caregiver.