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News and Events from the Wayland Library, July 13, 2018

ADULT PROGRAMS

  • English Conversation Groups. There will be three English conversation groups at the library this summer starting the week of July 9.  A beginner’s group for those who do not speak English at home will meet 10:30-11:30am. on Friday mornings.  The intermediate groups will meet on Monday nights 7-8:30 p.m. in the Raytheon Room, and Wednesday mornings 10-11 a.m. in the library balcony. These two groups are intended for speakers who know the basics of English and want to refine their conversational skills.
  • Adult Summer Reading—Get in On the Fun.  Summer Reading is not just for kids!  From June 25 through August 29, grownups can earn summer reading raffle tickets if they:
    • peruse a library magazine or newspaper
    • read to a child
    • attend a library program
    • read and recommend a book to a librarian
    • and more—all just as easy!
      Following the theme of “Libraries Rock!” we’ll celebrate reading and libraries with music-themed programs, culminating with a Rock ‘n’ Roll Trivia evening and a raffle drawing for prizes.  Sign up online or stop by the Reference Desk for details.
  • Noon Book Group. Fulfill a summer reading requirement with the Noon group’s pick, The Plot Against America by Philip Roth.  Set in an alternate America, the novel portrays the fate of a Jewish family in Newark, New Jersey when America-firster Charles Lindbergh defeats Franklin Roosevelt in the 1940 presidential election.  The discussion will place on Friday, September 8.

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

  • Weekly Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, July 17, 24, 31, Aug. 7, 14, 21 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, July 19, Aug. 2, 9, and 16 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Music and Movement. Get your wiggles out! Songs, dances, and stretches for walkers to age 5. Wednesday, July 18, 10:30 a.m.
  • Story Walk. Enjoy time with your child, expand their literacy skills by reading and talking about pictures, and get some physical activity at this Story Walk of the picture book Pete the Cat led by Beverly Mobilia of Wayland Community Partnerships for Children and Families.  We will meet on the lawn behind the Children’s Room. For ages 3 and 4, with parent/caregiver. Tues., July 24, 3:30 p.m.
  • Brain Building Storytime.  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. Wednesday, July 25, 11a.m.-12p.m.
  • Toe Jam Puppet Band. Mr. Vinny and Mr. Tom will entertain kids with music, puppets, dancing, bubbles and more! For ages 3 and up. Thursday, July 26, 10:30-11:15 a.m

SCHOOL-AGE PROGRAMS

  • Beats On! A Musical Obstacle Race. Swerve, hop, dance and run through our musical obstacle race. Weather permitting, the program will be held on the grassy lawn behind the library. (If it rains we will run a scaled down version inside in the Raytheon Room). For ages 5 and up. Monday, July 16, 3:30-4:30 p.m
  • Catch the Beat! Latin Drumming. Children will learn about Tito Puente and Millo Castro Zaldarriaga, listen to their music, and make a simple drum. Program led by librarian Elise Katz. For ages 5 and up. Wed., July 18, 3:30-4:30 p.m
  • Drop-in Craft: Windchimes. Children will make their own windchimes using a variety of craft materials. For ages 4 and up. Tuesday, July 31, 3:30-5:00 p.m.

FOR TEENS 

  • Snacks that Rock! Teens! You can make snacks that are delicious, easy to prepare, and healthy. Please join us to make snacks that rock!  Online registration required. For teens in grades 6 and up. Thurs., July 26, 3:30-4:30 p.m
  • Summer Reading!  The Wayland Public Library’s Children’s Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! is in full swing. It is not too late to sign up. This summer we are Reading to Bead.  When you sign up you will get a goodie bag, a brag tag, a necklace chain, and a paper log to keep track of your reading. The more you read, the more beads you earn to add to your brag tag necklace.  (You can also sign up online if you prefer, and get your brag tag and goodie bag when you come to the library.) We are offering lots of entertaining programs throughout the summer, including a music and storytelling performance called Tiger Dances to Turtle’s Tune, Toe Jam Puppets, an Australian music show by Didgeridoo Down Under, craft programs, and an Ice Cream Social.
  • The Wayland Public Library’s Teen Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! is ongoing. Teens who register online and write at least one original book review will win a prize, and be entered into a raffle for a free Kindle Fire.  There will also be programs for teens this summer, including a comic book workshop, a cooking class, and a movie night. The Summer Reading Club is funded by the Friends of the Wayland Library, the Wayland Cultural Council, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, and the Boston Bruins.

News and Events from the Wayland Library, July 9, 2018

ADULT PROGRAMS

English Conversation Groups. There will be three English conversation groups at the library this summer starting the week of July 9.  A beginner’s group for those who do not speak English at home will meet 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Friday mornings.  The intermediate groups will meet on Monday nights 7-8:30 p.m. in the Raytheon Room, and Wednesday mornings 10-11 a.m. in the library balcony. These two groups are intended for speakers who know the basics of English and want to refine their conversational skills.

Adult Summer Reading—Get in On the Fun

Summer Reading is not just for kids!  From June 25th through August 29th, grownups can earn summer reading raffle tickets if they:

  • peruse a library magazine or newspaper
  • read to a child
  • attend a library program
  • read and recommend a book to a librarian
  • and more—all just as easy!

Following the theme of “Libraries Rock!” we’ll celebrate reading and libraries with music-themed programs, culminating with a Rock ‘n’ Roll Trivia evening and a raffle drawing for prizes.  Sign up online or stop by the Reference Desk for details.

Noon Book Group.  Fulfill a summer reading requirement with the Noon group’s pick, The Plot Against America by Philip Roth.  Set in an alternate America, the novel portrays the fate of a Jewish family in Newark, New Jersey when America-firster Charles Lindbergh defeats Franklin Roosevelt in the 1940 presidential election.  The discussion will place on Friday, September 8.

Cookbook Club.  This month, participants will make and share recipes from The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone by Deborah Madison.  We’ll discuss book and author while enjoying our homemade delights.  Join us on Thursday, July 12 at 6 p.m.

Documentary Film: Shine a Light!  As he did in the The Last Waltz, director Martin Scorsese combines interviews, historical material, and concert footage to capture the essence of a great band—in this case, the Rolling Stones, during a rollicking two-night stand at New York’s Beacon Theater in 2006.  Catch it on Wednesday, July 18 at 7 p.m.

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

  • Weekly Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, July 10, 17, 24, 31 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, July 12, and 19 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Music and Movement. Get your wiggles out! Songs, dances, and stretches for walkers to age 5. Wednesday, July 18, 10:30 a.m.
  • Story Walk. Enjoy time with your child, expand their literacy skills by reading and talking about pictures, and get some physical activity at this Story Walk led by Beverly Mobilia of Wayland Community Partnerships for Children and Families.  We will meet on the lawn behind the Children’s Room. For ages 3 and 4, with parent/caregiver. Tues., July 24, 3:30 p.m.
  • Brain Building Storytime, 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. Wednesday, July 25, 11a.m.-12p.m.

SCHOOL-AGE PROGRAMS

  • Drop-in Craft: Rainsticks, Children will make their own rainsticks. This instrument makes the sound of falling rain. For ages 4 and up. Tuesday, July 10, 3:30-5:00 p.m.  
  • Tiger Dances to Turtle’s Tune, Minstrel storyteller Mary Jo Maichack will perform the Caribbean tale “Tiger Dances to Turtle’s Tune.” Children will be invited to take the stage in this interactive show about a Tiger who hates to work (and loves to trick his neighbors into doing all the work) and a very clever turtle who saves the day on Tiger’s yam farm.  There will be plenty of opportunities to sing a long! A musical feast for children ages 4 and up. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Wayland Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. Wednesday, July 11, 11:00-11:45 a.m.
  • Beats On! A Musical Obstacle Race, Swerve, hop, dance and run through our musical obstacle race. Weather permitting, the program will be held on the grassy lawn behind the library. (If it rains we will run a scaled down version inside in the Raytheon Room). For ages 5 and up. Monday, July 16, 3:30-4:30 p.m
  • Catch the Beat! Latin Drumming, Children will learn about Tito Puente and Millo Castro Zaldarriaga, listen to their music, and make a simple drum. Program led by librarian Elise Katz. For ages 5 and up. Wednesday,  July 18, 3:30-4:30 p.m
  • Toe Jam Puppet Band,  Mr. Vinny and Mr. Tom will entertain kids with music, puppets, dancing, bubbles and more!  For ages 3 and up. Thursday, July 26, 10:30-11:15 a.m

FOR TEENS

  • Comic Book Workshop, Artist and educator Rachel Maguire will teach teens how to draw their own comics. For teens in grades 6 and up. Please register online. Thursday, July 12, 3:00-4:00 p.m

Summer Reading! The Wayland Public Library’s Children’s Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! is in full swing. It is not too late to sign up. This summer we are Reading to Bead.  When you sign up you will get a goodie bag, a brag tag, a necklace chain, and a paper log to keep track of your reading. The more you read, the more beads you earn to add to your brag tag necklace.  (You can also sign up online if you prefer, and get your brag tag and goodie bag when you come to the library.)

We are offering lots of entertaining programs throughout the summer, including a music and storytelling performance called Tiger Dances to Turtle’s Tune, Toe Jam Puppets, an Australian music show by Didgeridoo Down Under, craft programs, and an Ice Cream Social.

The Wayland Public Library’s Teen Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! is onging.

Teens who register online and write at least one original book review will win a prize, and be entered into a raffle for a free Kindle Fire.  There will also be programs for teens this summer, including a comic book workshop, a cooking class, and a movie night.

The Summer Reading Club is funded by the Friends of the Wayland Library, the Wayland Cultural Council, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, and the Boston Bruins.

News and Events from the Wayland Library, June 29, 2018

ADULT PROGRAMS

  • Summer Hours Have Begun. Weekday hours stay the same, but we’re open Saturdays from just 10-1, and closed Sundays.  This schedule is in effect until August 31.
  • English Conversation Groups. There will be three English conversation groups at the library this summer starting the week of July 9.  A beginner’s group for those who do not speak English at home will meet 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Friday mornings.  The intermediate groups will meet on Monday nights 7-8:30 p.m. in the Raytheon Room, and Wednesday mornings 10-11 a.m. in the library balcony. These two groups are intended for speakers who know the basics of English and want to refine their conversational skills.

Adult Summer Reading—Get in On the Fun

Summer Reading is not just for kids!  From June 25th through August 29th, grownups can earn summer reading raffle tickets if they:

  • peruse a library magazine or newspaper
  • read to a child
  • attend a library program
  • read and recommend a book to a librarian
  • and more—all just as easy!

Following the theme of “Libraries Rock!” we’ll celebrate reading and libraries with music-themed programs, culminating with a Rock ‘n’ Roll Trivia evening and a raffle drawing for prizes.  Sign up online or stop by the Reference Desk for details.

Book Groups

  • Noon Book Group. Fulfill a summer reading requirement with the Noon group’s pick, The Plot Against America by Philip Roth.  Set in an alternate America, the novel portrays the fate of a Jewish family in Newark, New Jersey when America-firster Charles Lindbergh defeats Franklin Roosevelt in the 1940 presidential election.  The discussion will place on Friday, September 8.
  • Cookbook Club. This month, participants will make and share recipes from The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone by Deborah Madison.  We’ll discuss book and author while enjoying our homemade delights.  Join us on Thursday, July 12 at 6 p.m.

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

  • Weekly Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, July 5, 12, and 19 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Music and Movement, Wednesday, July 18, 10:30 a.m. Get your wiggles out! Songs, dances, and stretches for walkers to age 5.
  • Story Walk,  Tuesday, Tuesday, July 24, 3:30 p.m. Enjoy time with your child, expand their literacy skills by reading and talking about pictures, and get some physical activity at this Story Walk led by Beverly Mobilia of Wayland Community Partnerships for Children and Families.  We will meet on the lawn behind the Children’s Room. For ages 3 and 4, with parent/caregiver.
  • Brain Building Storytime, Wednesday, July 25, 11a.m.-12p.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

  • Drop-in Yankee Doodle Craft, Tuesday, July 3, 3:30-5:00 p.m. Children will make decorations for the 4th of July, while listening to patriotic tunes. For ages 4 and up.
  • Drop-in Craft: Windchimes, Tuesday, July 10, 3:30-5:00 p.m.  Children will make their own windchimes. For ages 4 and up.
  • Tiger Dances to Turtle’s Tune, Wednesday, July 11, 11:00-11:45 a.m. Minstrel storyteller Mary Jo Maichack will perform the Caribbean tale “Tiger Dances to Turtle’s Tune“. Children will be invited to take the stage in this interactive show about a Tiger who hates to work (and loves to trick his neighbors into doing all the work) and a very clever turtle who saves the day on Tiger’s yam farm.  There will be plenty of opportunities to sing a long! A musical feast for children ages 4 and up. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Wayland Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

FOR TEENS

  • Comic Book Workshop, Thursday, July 12, 3:00-4 p.m. Artist and educator Rachel Maguire will teach teens how to draw their own comics. For teens in grades 6 and up.

Summer Reading! The Wayland Public Library’s Children’s Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! Starts on Monday, June 25.

Sign up for our Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! on Monday, June 25, or any day thereafter. This summer we will Read to Bead.  When you sign up you will get a goodie bag, a brag tag, a necklace chain, and a paper log to keep track of your reading. The more you read, the more beads you earn to add to your brag tag necklace.  (You can also sign up online if you prefer, and get your brag tag and goodie bag when you come to the library.)

We are offering lots of entertaining programs throughout the summer, including a family ukulele program, a magic show, a music and storytelling performance called Tiger Dances to Turtle’s Tune, Toe Jam Puppets, an Australian music show by Didgeridoo Down Under, craft programs, and an Ice Cream Social.

The Wayland Public Library’s Teen Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! Starts on Monday, June 25. Teens who register online and write at least one original book review will win a prize, and be entered into a raffle for a free Kindle Fire.  There will also be programs for teens this summer, including a comic book workshop, a cooking class, and a movie night.

The Summer Reading Club is funded by the Friends of the Wayland Library, the Wayland Cultural Council, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, and the Boston Bruins.

 

 

 

News and Events from the Wayland Library, June 22, 2018

Summer Hours Have Begun. Weekday hours stay the same, but we’re open Saturdays from just 10-1, and closed Sundays.  This schedule is in effect until August 31.  The Library will be closed Wednesday, July 4.

ADULT PROGRAMS 

  • Libraries Rock! Adult Game Night. Join us for a game night at the Library!  Following our Summer Reading theme of “Libraries Rock!” we’ll play either a book-related or music-related game. Depending on attendance we may play more than one!  Possible games include Encore, Spontuneous, and Bring Your Own Book. Teens also welcome.  The fun happens on Monday, July 2, 7-9 p.m.
  • NY Times Online Now Available Through the Library—at Home! Just go to waylandlibrary.org and look under Online Resources.  You’ll find a link to establish a free, temporary online account to the New York Times.  You’ll have access to all nytimes.com content, plus articles from 1981 to now, and from 1851 to 1922.  You’ll also be allowed five articles a day from 1922-1980.  Off-site users also get the Times app!
  • Adult Summer Reading—Get in On the Fun. Summer Reading is not just for kids!  From June 25th through August 29th, grownups can earn summer reading raffle tickets if they:
    • peruse a library magazine or newspaper
    • read to a child
    • attend a library program
    • read and recommend a book to a librarian
    • and more—all just as easy!

Following the theme of “Libraries Rock!” we’ll celebrate reading and libraries with music-themed programs, culminating with a Rock ‘n’ Roll Trivia evening and a raffle drawing for prizes.  Sign up online or stop by the Reference Desk for details.

Book Groups

  • Noon Book Group.  Fulfill a summer reading requirement with the Noon group’s pick, The Plot Against America by Philip Roth.  Set in an alternate America, the novel portrays the fate of a Jewish family in Newark, New Jersey when Nazi sympathizer Charles Lindbergh defeats Franklin Roosevelt in the 1940 presidential election.  The discussion will place on Friday, September 8.
  • Cookbook Club. This month, participants will make and share recipes from The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone by Deborah Madison.  We’ll discuss book and author while enjoying our homemade delights.  Join us on Thursday, July 12 at 6 p.m.

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

  • Weekly Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, June 28, July 5, 12, and 19 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Music and Movement, Wednesday, July 18, 10:30 a.m. Get your wiggles out! Songs, dances, and stretches for walkers to age 5.
  • Story Walk, Tuesday, Tuesday, July 24, 3:30 p.m. Enjoy time with your child, expand their literacy skills by reading and talking about pictures, and get some physical activity at this Story Walk led by Beverly Mobilia of Wayland Community Partnerships for Children and Families.  We will meet on the lawn behind the Children’s Room. For ages 3 and 4, with parent/caregiver.
  • Brain Building Storytime, Wednesday, July 25, 11a.m.-12p.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

  • Family Ukelele Program, Monday, June 25, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Get in the mood for our Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! by learning the ukulele!  Julie Stepanek will lead this workshop for children and parents. For children ages 5 and up with a parent/caregiver. Registration required only if you need to borrow a ukulele.
  • Rock the Library! Magic Show, Wednesday, June 27, 2:00-3:00 p.m Magician Debbie O’Carroll and her husband, musician Tom O’Carroll, will kick off our Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! with a Magic Show that highlights  music from around the world. For ages 5 and up.
  • Drop-in Yankee Doodle Craft, Tuesday, July 3, 3:30-5:00 p.m. Children will make decorations for the 4th of July, while listening to patriotic tunes. For ages 4 and up.
  • Drop-in Craft: Windchimes, Tuesday, July 10, 3:30-5:00 p.m.  Children will make their own windchimes. For ages 4 and up.
  • Tiger Dances to Turtle’s Tune, Wednesday, July 11, 11:00-11:45 a.m. Minstrel storyteller Mary Jo Maichack will perform the Caribbean tale “Tiger Dances to Turtle’s Tune“. Children will be invited to take the stage in this interactive show about a Tiger who hates to work (and loves to trick his neighbors into doing all the work) and a very clever turtle who saves the day on Tiger’s yam farm.  There will be plenty of opportunities to sing a long! A musical feast for children ages 4 and up. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Wayland Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

FOR TEENS

  • Comic Book Workshop, Thursday, July 12, 3:00-4 p.m. Artist and educator Rachel Maguire will teach teens how to draw their own comics. For teens in grades 6 and up.
  • Summer Reading! The Wayland Public Library’s Children’s Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! Starts on Monday, June 25. Sign up for our Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! on Monday, June 25, or any day thereafter. This summer we will Read to Bead.  When you sign up you will get a goodie bag, a brag tag, a necklace chain, and a paper log to keep track of your reading. The more you read, the more beads you earn to add to your brag tag necklace.  (You can also sign up online if you prefer, and get your brag tag and goodie bag when you come to the library.) We are offering lots of entertaining programs throughout the summer, including a family ukulele program, a magicshow, a music and storytelling performance called Tiger Dances to Turtle’s Tune, Toe Jam Puppets, an Australian music show by Didgeridoo Down Under, craft programs, and an Ice Cream Social.
  • The Wayland Public Library’s Teen Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! Starts on Monday, June 25. Teens who register online and write at least one original book review will win a prize, and be entered into a raffle for a free Kindle Fire.  There will also be programs for teens this summer, including a comic book workshop, a cooking class, and a movie night. The Summer Reading Club is funded by the Friends of the Wayland Library, the Wayland Cultural Council, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, and the Boston Bruins.

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS FOR NEXT YEAR’S GIRLS WHO CODE CLUB  The Wayland Library Girls Who Code Club is looking for volunteer facilitators for the 2018-2019 academic year. Affiliated with the national Girls Who Code organization (girlswhocode.com) and its mission of closing the gender gap in technology, the Wayland club brings together middle and high school girls for hands-on learning about code and technology. Enthusiasm for working with the girls is required; technical skill is helpful but not necessary, especially if you are willing to learn along with them. If you are interested, or would like to know more, please contact Head of Youth Services Pam McCuen at pmccuen@minlib.net.  If you want to be notified when registration starts for next year’s club, contact Pam as well.

Spotlight on The Wayland Library: Now What?

In our final program of this season, Aida Gennis, Chair of the Board of Library Trustees, contemplates what the options might be going forward. We won’t be building a new library any time soon, but we’ll talk about what’s being talked about to meet some of the objectives of the original proposal.

The Buzz airs on Sundays and Tuesdays, at 10am and 6pm on your Public cable channel (Comcast Ch. 8; Verizon Ch. 37). And online on-demand anytime at our website: WayCAM.tv/buzz

News and Announcements from the Wayland Library, June 16, 2018

ADULT PROGRAMS

Documentary and Talk: The Chinese Exclusion Act. The Act is the only federal legislation in United States history to single out a specific race and nationality for exclusion from immigration and citizenship.  Following a lengthy excerpt from this new PBS film, Professor Emma Teng will offer comments.  Teng is the T.T. and Wei Fong Chao Professor of Asian Civilizations and a MacVicar Faculty Fellow at MIT.  Join her on Thursday, June 21 at 7 p.m.

Theater Preview: Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure Enjoy a sneak preview performance of The Sudbury Savoyards’ summer production in the Library Rotunda!  Seven actors will perform two scenes from this exciting mystery by Steven Dietz, playing at the Cannon Theatre in Littleton on July 13, 14, 15, 20, and 21.  The play is based on “A Scandal in Bohemia” (the first Arthur Conan Doyle story about Sherlock Holmes) and “The Final Problem,” in which Holmes meets his arch-nemesis, Professor Moriarty.  Production staff will also be on hand to answer questions on Tuesday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m.

Documentary: Chuck Berry: Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll. This fascinating film by Taylor Hackford chronicles two 1986 concerts celebrating rock and roll musician Chuck Berry’s 60th birthday.  Among the artists joining Berry were Linda Ronstadt, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, Etta James, Steve Jordan, Bobby Keys, and Julian Lennon.  The film also features scenes from the sometimes tense rehearsals, interviews with Berry and members of his family, and appearances by Bo Diddley, the Everly Brothers, John Lennon (archival footage), Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, Little Richard, Bruce Springsteen, and others.  See it Wednesday, June 27 at 7:00 p.m.

NY Times Online Now Available Through the Library—at Home! Just go to waylandlibrary.org and look under Online Resources.  You’ll find a link to establish a free, temporary online account to the New York Times.  You’ll have access to all nytimes.com content, plus articles from 1981 to now, and from 1851 to 1922.  You’ll also be allowed five articles a day from 1922-1980.  Off-site users also get the Times app!

Adult Summer Reading—Get in On the Fun. Summer Reading is not just for kids!  From June 25th through August 29th, grownups can earn summer reading raffle tickets if they:

  • peruse a library magazine or newspaper
  • read to a child
  • attend a library program
  • read and recommend a book to a librarian
  • and more—all just as easy!

Following the theme of “Libraries Rock!” we’ll celebrate reading and libraries with music-themed programs, culminating with a Rock ‘n’ Roll Trivia evening and a raffle drawing for prizes.  Sign up online or stop by the Reference Desk for details.

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

Weekly Storytimes

Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, June 19 and 26 at 10:30 a.m.

StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, June 21 and 28 at 10:30 a.m.

Brain Building Storytime

Wednesday, June 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

Drop-in Craft: Crazy Gardens. Wednesday, June 20, 3:00-4:30 p.m. Drop-in and make crazy crafty flowers with librarian Elise Katz. For ages 5 and up.

Parent/Child Book Group. Wednesday, June 20, 7:00-8:00 p.m. June’s book is Rump by Liesl Shurtliff. For 4th and 5th graders with a parent.

Family Ukelele Program. Monday, June 25, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Get in the mood for our Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! by learning the ukulele!  Julie Stepanek will lead this workshop for children and parents. For children ages 5 and up with a parent/caregiver. Registration required only if you need to borrow a ukulele.

Rock the Library! Magic Show. Wednesday, June 27, 2:00-3:00 p.m Magician Debbie O’Carroll and her husband, musician Tom O’Carroll, will kick off our Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! with a Magic Show that highlights  music from around the world. For ages 5 and up.

Summer Reading!  The Wayland Public Library’s Children’s Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! Starts on Monday, June 25. Sign up for our Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! on Monday, June 25, or any day thereafter. This summer we will Read to Bead.  When you sign up you will get a goodie bag, a brag tag, a necklace chain, and a paper log to keep track of your reading. The more you read, the more beads you earn to add to your brag tag necklace.  (You can also sign up online if you prefer, and get your brag tag and goodie bag when you come to the library.)

We are offering lots of entertaining programs throughout the summer, including a family ukulele program, a magic show, a music and storytelling performance called Tiger Dances to Turtle’s Tune, Toe Jam Puppets, an Australian music show by Didgeridoo Down Under, craft programs, and an Ice Cream Social. The Summer Reading Club is funded by the Friends of the Wayland Library, the Wayland Cultural Council, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, and the Boston Bruins.

FOR TEENS

Late Night Pizza Study Nights for Teens during Exam Week June 18, 19, and 20. 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.

The Wayland Public Library’s Teen Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! Starts on Monday, June 25. Teens who register online and write at least one original book review will win a prize, and be entered into a raffle for a free Kindle Fire.  There will also be programs for teens this summer, including a comic book workshop, a cooking class, and a movie night.

Summer Reading! The Wayland Public Library’s Children’s Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! Starts on Monday, June 25. Sign up for our Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! on Monday, June 25, or any day thereafter. This summer we will Read to Bead.  When you sign up you will get a goodie bag, a brag tag, a necklace chain, and a paper log to keep track of your reading. The more you read, the more beads you earn to add to your brag tag necklace.  (You can also sign up online if you prefer, and get your brag tag and goodie bag when you come to the library.) We are offering lots of entertaining programs throughout the summer, including a family ukulele program, a magic show, a music and storytelling performance called Tiger Dances to Turtle’s Tune, Toe Jam Puppets, an Australian music show by Didgeridoo Down Under, craft programs, and an Ice Cream Social.

The Summer Reading Club is funded by the Friends of the Wayland Library, the Wayland Cultural Council, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, and the Boston Bruins.


SEEKING VOLUNTEERS FOR NEXT YEAR’S GIRLS WHO CODE CLUB  
The Wayland Library Girls Who Code Club is looking for volunteer facilitators for the 2018-2019 academic year. Affiliated with the national Girls Who Code organization (girlswhocode.com) and its mission of closing the gender gap in technology, the Wayland club brings together middle and high school girls for hands-on learning about code and technology. Enthusiasm for working with the girls is required; technical skill is helpful but not necessary, especially if you are willing to learn along with them. If you are interested or would like to know more, please contact Head of Youth Services Pam McCuen at pmccuen@minlib.net.  If you want to be notified when registration starts for next year’s club, contact Pam as well.

 

News and Events from the Wayland Library, June 8

ADULT PROGRAMS

  • NY Times Online Now Available Through the Library—at Home!  Just go to waylandlibrary.org and look under Online Resources.  You’ll find a link to establish a free, temporary online account to the New York Times.  You’ll have access to all nytimes.com content, plus articles from 1981 to now, and from 1851 to 1922.  You’ll also be allowed five articles a day from 1922-1980.  Off-site users also get the Times app!
  • Genealogy Workshop. Ancestors got you stumped?  Have a question about military records?  Need advice finding your great-great-grandmother’s birth certificate?  Drop by our genealogy workshop to chat with seasoned genealogy researchers and amateurs alike.  Share your sleuthing stories, struggles, and triumphs!  Bring your laptop or iPad if possible, or borrow an in-house laptop from the reference desk.  Monday, June 18 from 1-4 p.m.
  • Documentary and Talk: The Chinese Exclusion Act. The Act is the only federal legislation in United States history to single out and name a specific race and nationality for exclusion from immigration and citizenship.  Following a lengthy excerpt from this new PBS film, Professor Emma Teng will offer comments.  Teng is the T.T. and Wei Fong Chao Professor of Asian Civilizations and a MacVicar Faculty Fellow at MIT.   Join her on Thursday, June 21 at 7 p.m.
  • Look Out!  Chromebooks On the Go! They’re small, light, easy to use—and now you can take one home!  A Chromebook is just the thing for when your tablet or pad isn’t available, or you don’t own a tablet or pad but want the convenience.  We have five of these nifty little items, just waiting for you behind the Reference Desk.
  • New Colorblindness Glasses Might Change Your View of the World. These amazing glasses have a specialized lens that filters out certain colors, allowing people to better tell colors apart.  Intended for outdoor use, they’re large enough to fit over most prescription glasses.  Ask for them at the Reference Desk and see if they work for you.

Adult Summer Reading—Get in On the Fun. Summer Reading is not just for kids!  From June 25 through August 29, grownups can earn summer reading raffle tickets if they:

  • peruse a library magazine or newspaper
  • read to a child
  • attend a library program
  • read and recommend a book to a librarian
  • and more—all just as easy!

Following the theme of “Libraries Rock!” we’ll celebrate reading and libraries with music-themed programs, culminating with a Rock ‘n’ Roll Trivia evening and a raffle drawing for prizes.  Sign up online or stop by the Reference Desk for details.

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

  • Weekly Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, June 12, 19 and 26 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, June 14, 21, and 28 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Brain Building Storytime. Wednesday, June 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

  • Pop-Up Makerspace. Wednesday, June 13, 3:00-4:30 p.m. Put on your Maker’s Hat and join Children’s Librarian Carly Moniz in our Pop-Up Makerspace. Carly will have several projects and activities set up for kids who like to make stuff. For ages 5 and up.
  • Drop-in Craft: Crazy Gardens. Wednesday, June 20, 3:00-4:30 p.m. Drop-in and make crazy crafty flowers with librarian Elise Katz. For ages 5 and up.
  • Parent/Child Book Group. Wednesday, June 20, 7:00-8:00 p.m. June’s book is Rump by Liesl Shurtliff. For 4th and 5th graders with a parent.
  • Family Ukelele Program. Monday, June 25, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Get in the mood for our Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! by learning the ukulele!  Julie Stepanek will lead this workshop for children and parents. For children ages 5 and up with a parent/caregiver. Registration required only if you need to borrow a ukulele.
  • Rock the Library! Magic Show. Wednesday, June 27, 2:00-3:00 p.m Magician Debbie O’Carroll and her husband, musician Tom O’Carroll, will kick off our Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! with a Magic Show that highlights music from around the world. For ages 5 and up.

Summer Reading!  The Wayland Public Library’s Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! starts on Monday, June 25. Sign up for our Summer Reading Program Libraries Rock! on Monday, June 25, or any day thereafter. This summer we will Read to Bead.  When you sign up you will get a goodie bag, a brag tag, a necklace chain, and a paper log to keep track of your reading. The more you read, the more beads you earn to add to your brag tag necklace.  (You can also sign up online if you prefer, and get your bragtag and goodie bag when you come to the library.)

We are offering lots of entertaining programs throughout the summer, including a family ukulele program, a magic show, a music and storytelling performance called Tiger Dances to Turtle’s Tune, Toe Jam Puppets, an Australian music show by Didgeridoo Down Under, craft programs, and an Ice Cream Social. The Summer Reading Club is funded by the Friends of the Wayland Library, the Wayland Cultural Council, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, and the Boston Bruins.

FOR TEENS: Late Night Pizza Study Nights for Teens During Exam Week  June 18, 19, and 20. 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.

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS FOR NEXT YEAR’S GIRLS WHO CODE CLUB. The Wayland Library Girls Who Code Club is looking for volunteer facilitators for the 2018-2019 academic year. Affiliated with the national Girls Who Code organization (girlswhocode.com) and its mission of closing the gender gap in technology, the Wayland club brings together middle and high school girls for hands-on learning about code and technology. Enthusiasm for working with the girls is required; technical skill is helpful but not necessary, especially if you are willing to learn along with them. If you are interested, or would like to know more, please contact Head of Youth Services Pam McCuen at pmccuen@minlib.net.  If you want to be notified when registration starts for next year’s club, contact Pam as well.