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News and Events from the Wayland Library, September 30, 2019


  • Shakespeare’s Language: King Lear . Shakespeare aficionado Joel Angiollilo will share his research on our modern understanding of the language of King Lear versus the meanings a 17th-century audience would have heard.  Lear is being performed by the Actors Shakespeare Company October 3-27th.  Wednesday, October 9 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Author Talk: How to Build Executive Function in Kids. Michael Delman, CEO of Beyond BookSmart, shares insights with parents from his book, Your Kid’s Gonna Be Okay: Building the Executive Function Skills Your Child Needs in the Age of Attention.  Thursday, October 10 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Author Talk: Everything Here is Beautiful. Mira T. Lee’s debut novel “is a tender but unflinching portrayal of the bond between two sisters” (Celeste Ng) that explores how much we’re willing to sacrifice for the ones we love, and when it’s time to let go and save ourselves.  Lee’s stories and essays have appeared in the New York Times, Tin HouseReal Simple, the Southern Review, Missouri Review, Harvard Review, and other publications.  Wednesday, October 16 at 7:30 p.m.


  • Weekly Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, Oct. 8, 15, and 22 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, Sept. 12 and 26; Oct 10 and Oct. 17 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Infant Lapsit and Tummy Time. Join Beverly Mobilia for songs, lap bounces, tummy time, core-strengthening activities, and early communication. For ages newborn to 1 year, with caregiver. Wednesday, October 2, 11:30-12 p.m.
  • Storytime with Corbyn. Children will listen to dog stories and have a special canine visitor!  Corbyn, a beautiful Samoyed, and his owner Helen will join us. For ages 3 and up. Thursday, October 10, 10:30 a.m.
  • Kids Yoga. Sonia Gomez from Serfi Yoga will give a yoga class for children, toddlers to age 5. Thursday, October 10, 1:30-2:15 p.m.
  • Caregiver and Me Coffee. Children and their caregivers are welcome at this get together to snack and chat. Hosted by Pam McCuen, Head of Youth Services, and Beverly Mobilia of Community Partnerships for Children and Families. Inclusive playgroup to follow at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 16, 11:00-11:30 a.m.
  • Inclusive Playgroup: Stories, Songs, and Sign. This interactive, inclusive music and literacy group is for young children at all levels of communication and ability. Facilitated by Beverly Mobilia of Wayland Community Partnerships for Children and Families. For ages newborn to 3 years, with caregiver. Wednesday, October 16, 11:30-12:15 p.m.
  • Spooktacular Storytime & Crafts. Join Ms. Carly at this Saturday storytime for semi-spooky stories and not-so-scary songs and rhymes. Crafts to follow! For babies to 5 years. Saturday, October 19, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Zumba. Rhythm and dance program for children ages 2.5 to 4 years old. Led by Hayley Chizinksy of H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness Studio. Tuesday, October 29, 10:30-11:00 a.m.


  • Drop-in Fall Craft: Apples, Pumpkins, Leaves. Color, glue, wrap, and display! Kids will make spectacular fall crafts. Program led by librarian Elise Katz. Wednesday, October 16, 3:30-5:00 p.m.
  • Monster Mash Bash! Drop in for a monstrously fun afternoon of horrible crafts, ghoulish games, and eye-popping activities. There will be a scavenger hunt with prizes! Costumes welcome! For ages 5 and up. Wednesday, October 23, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
  • Parent/Child Book Group. This book discussion group is for 4th and 5th graders with a parent. October’s book is Saving Winslow by Sharon Creech. Wednesday, October 23, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Diwali. Learn about Diwali and create your own henna and rangoli designs on paper. Wayland parent Manisha Kotadia will also paint a henna design on your hand if you want! For ages 5 and up. Wednesday, October 30, 3:00-4:30 p.m.


  • Teen Crafternoon. Drop in to the Teen Loft and craft with us! We provide the materials and ideas, you bring the creativity. Tuesday, October 8, 3:30-5:00 p.m.


  • Family Movie Afternoon: Toy Story 4. Children are invited to watch the movie Toy Story 4 at the library. Popcorn will be served. For ages 4 and up. Wednesday, October 9, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
  • Pumpkin Decorating Contest. Sign up online for our pumpkin decorating contest! Compete in a kids or adult age group for two titles each: Best Decorated and Best Carved! Pick up your reserved pumpkin 10/23-10/26. Return your pumpkin on 10/26 or 10/27. Then visit the library or our Facebook page to vote for your favorites. Winners will be announced on Halloween!

WAYLAND SCHOOL BUS WILL HAVE A STOP AT THE LIBRARY THIS FALL! This year, a certain number of seats on Bus 3 will be allocated each day for middle and high school students who’d like to stop at the library after school.  This option is for students who are registered to ride the bus and have purchased a bus pass.

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