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

ADULT PROGRAMS 

  • Carl Hobert: How Rwanda Saved My Life. Wayland resident Hobert had been working for years to help the government of Rwanda with education reform and youth-focused conflict resolution.  Then, in March 2018, he was rescued from near-death in a Kigali hospital.  His is a story of medical collaboration, empathy, and miracles, told truly from the heart.  He is the author of Raising Global IQ: Preparing our Students for a Shrinking Planet.  Wednesday, January 30 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Cooking with Chocolate, Sweet and Savory. Chocolate is not just dessert; it’s everything you need! Join chef Liz Barbour and learn about the different types of chocolate, how to select a chocolate based on its fat and sugar content, and how to use chocolate as the main ingredient in recipes that are not just for dessert.  Enjoy a cooking demonstration of two delicious recipes, and samples.  Registration is required.  Monday, February 4 at 7 p.m.
  • Tech Help by Appointment. Did you get a new digital gizmo over the holidays and don’t know how to use it?  Do you have one already that you still can’t quite figure out?  Call or drop in to schedule a one-on-one Help session with a member of our crack reference staff.  We’ll do our best to get you up and running. 508-358-2311.
  • Art Reception Snow Date. If the library has closed on January 20 because of weather, the artist’s reception scheduled for that day will be held on Tuesday, January 29 from 6:30-7:30.

BOOK GROUPS

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

  • Weekly Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, Jan. 22, Feb. 5, 12, and 19 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, Jan. 24, 31, Feb. 14 at 10:30 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. Wednesday, Jan. 23, Feb. 13 and 27 at 11:15-12:00p.m.
  • Storytime at the Farmer’s Market. Join librarians from Wayland and Sudbury for storytime at the Wayland Winter Farmer’s  Market. Storytimes will be held on the second floor of Russell’s Garden Center, 397 Boston Post Road. For ages babies to age 5, with caregiver. Saturdays, January 26, Feb. 2, 16 and 23 at 11:00-11:30 a.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. Wednesdays, January 30, and Feb. 20 at 11:15a.m.-12:00p.m.
  • Zumba. Rhythm and dance program led by Hayley Chizinsky of H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness Studio. For ages 2.5 to 4 years. Tuesday, January 29, at 10:30 a.m.

SCHOOL-AGE PROGRAMS

  • Drop-in Family Game Day. Spend quality time with your kids and play games at the library! We will have board games and card games set up to play. For ages 4 and up, with caregiver. Wednesday, January 23, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
  • Let’s Build: Strongest Paper Bridge. Let’s Build is a hands-on building workshop for kids in grades 3-5. Each month will feature a different building challenge. This month’s challenge is to build a paper bridge that can hold the most coins. For kids in grades 3-5. Let’s Build workshops are run by Wayland High School Seniors Eileen Chau and Julia Treese. Wednesday, January 30, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
  • Girls Who Code for Grades 3 to 5. The Wayland Public Library is offering a Winter/Spring Girls Who Code club for girls in grades 3 to 5. This club will teach basic coding in an engaging and creative way to girls in the upper elementary grades. The club will meet every Monday, January 28 through April 8, (except for school holidays) and will be facilitated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. The library will supply laptops for the girls to use during class. Girls who were in the fall session are welcome to register for the Winter/Spring club and new girls are welcome to join. Please register here or from the library’s online calendar. The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields. Questions? Email Youth Services librarian Pam McCuen at pmccuen@minlib.net

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.

 

News and Events from the Wayland Library, January 13, 2019

ADULT PROGRAMS

  • Tell Your Story of Immigration. As we explore themes of immigration and refugees for the coming year’s edition of Wayland Reads (watch this space!), we’d like to hear from Wayland residents who have firsthand experience. If you would like to share your story in a public program at the Library in March, please contact MJ at mwright@minlib.net or call 508-358-2311.
  • Exhibit Reception: Origami and More. Lisa B. Corfman has been an artist in a variety of styles, but origami (paper-folding art) spanning mixed media has been her focus since 2001. A proud BFA, Lisa works at the Claypit Hill School BASE program in the afternoons, where she paints with the kids and has created many scenes in tempura with a touch of origami. There will be a reception with the artist on Sunday, January 20, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Raising and Keeping Chickens 101. Lisa Bougoulas of the Chelmsford Agway will lead this how-to seminar on raising your own chickens. Come learn what supplies you need, what to expect, what kinds of different breeds of chickens are available, and where to buy them in the spring. Thursday, January 17 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Carl Hobert: How Rwanda Saved My Life. Wayland resident Hobert had been working for years to help the government of Rwanda with education reform and youth-focused conflict resolution. Then, in March 2018, he was rescued from near-death in a Kigali hospital. His is a story of medical collaboration, empathy, and miracles, told truly from the heart. He is the author of Raising Global IQ: Preparing our Students for a Shrinking Planet. Wednesday, January 30 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Tech Help by Appointment. Did you get a new digital gizmo over the holidays and don’t know how to use it? Do you have one already that you still can’t quite figure out? Call or drop in to schedule a one-on-one Help session with a member of our crack reference staff. We’ll do our best to get you up and running. 508-358-2311.

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

  • Weekly Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, Jan. 15 and 22 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, Jan. 17, 24, and 31 at 10:30 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. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 11:15-12:00p.m.
  • Storytime at the Farmer’s Market. Join librarians from Wayland and Sudbury for storytime at the Wayland Winter Farmer’s Market. Storytimes will be held on the second floor of Russell’s Garden Center, 397 Boston Post Road. For ages babies to age 5, with caregiver. Saturdays, January 19, & 26, 11:00-11:30 a.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. Wednesdays, January 16 and 30, 11:15a.m.-12:00p.m.

SCHOOL-AGE PROGRAMS

  • World Record Challenges. Have you ever wanted to set a world record? Stop by for an afternoon of World Record Challenges! See if you can be the fastest person to assemble a Mr. Potato Head while blindfolded or be the person able to hold the most tennis balls in one hand. There will be a scavenger hunt and prizes! For ages 5 and up. Wednesday, January 16, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Tech Petting Zoo. We are rolling out our new tech toys in our Library of Things! Try out the Code-a-Pillar, the Ozobot, the Dash Bot, and the Cubetto! For children ages 4 and up, with caregiver. Thursday, January 17, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Drop-in Family Game Day. Spend quality time with your kids and play games at the library! We will have board games and card games set up to play. For ages 4 and up, with caregiver. Wednesday, January 23, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
  • Let’s Build: Strongest Paper Bridge. Let’s Build is a hands-on building workshop for kids in grades 3-5. Each month will feature a different building challenge. This month’s challenge is to build a paper bridge that can hold the most coins. For kids in grades 3-5. Let’s Build workshops are run by Wayland High School Seniors Eileen Chau and Julia Treese. Wednesday, January 30, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
  • Girls Who Code for Grades 3 to 5. The Wayland Public Library is offering a Winter/Spring Girls Who Code club for girls in grades 3 to 5. This club will teach basic coding in an engaging and creative way to girls in the upper elementary grades. The club will meet every Monday, January 28 through April 8, (except for school holidays) and will be facilitated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. The library will supply laptops for the girls to use during class. Girls who were in the fall session are welcome to register for the Winter/Spring club and new girls are welcome to join. Please register here or from the library’s online calendar. The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields. Questions? Email Youth Services librarian Pam McCuen at pmccuen@minlib.net

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.

News and Events from the Wayland Library, January 3, 2019

ADULT PROGRAMS

  • Tell Your Story of Immigration. As we explore themes of immigration and refugees for the coming year’s edition of Wayland Reads (watch this space!), we’d like to hear from Wayland residents who have firsthand experience.  If you would like to share your story in a public program at the Library in March, please contact MJ at mwright@minlib.net or call 508-358-2311.
  • Get Started on the Ukulele. Join the fun with musician, librarian, and teacher Julie Stepanek as she shows the ukulele basics. You’ll learn how to tune, strum, and read chords, and then play some easy songs.  No experience necessary.  Bring your own uke, borrow one of hers, or check out one of ours!  All ages welcome; registration required.  Sunday, January 13 from 3-4:30 p.m.
  • Author Talk: Other Worlds: Spirituality and the Search for Invisible Dimensions. Vassar College Professor of Religion Dr. Christopher White will discuss his new book, Other Worlds: Spirituality and the Search for Other Dimensions. The book examines the idea that the universe has invisible, higher dimensions and parallel universes, as expressed in science fiction, comic books, art, and spirituality.  He explores the work of Madeleine L’Engle, C. S. Lewis, Rod Serling, Salvador Dali, as well as televangelists, scientists, and others.  Monday, January 14 at  7:30 p.m.
  • Introduction to the iPhone/iPad. You know how to make a phone call and send a text, but are mystified by all the bells and whistles of your iPhone/iPad.  Learn the difference between SIRI and voice dictation, how to search for and download an app, ways to send yourself reminders, and other basics of your device.  Tuesday, January 15 at 2 p.m.
  • What is Ranked Choice Voting? Ranked Choice Voting allows voters to rank candidates on a ballot in order of preference, instead of having to choose only one candidate among many, and would require true majority support to win an election.  RCV has been the subject of recent articles and editorials, in both local and national media, particularly in response to recent elections in Maine.  Jim Henderson will discuss RCV on behalf of Voter Choice Massachusetts, a non-partisan, politically diverse, non-profit organization.  Wednesday, January 16 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Raising and Keeping Chickens 101. Lisa Bougoulas of the Chelmsford Agway will lead this how-to seminar on raising your own chickens. Come learn what supplies you need, what to expect, what kinds of different breeds of chickens are available, and where to buy them in the spring.  Thursday, January 17 at 7:30 p.m.

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

  • Weekly Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, Jan. 8, 15 and 22 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, Jan. 17, 24, and 31 at 10:30 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. Wednesdays, Jan. 9 and 23, 11:00-11:45a.m.
  • Storytime with Corbyn the Dog. 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. Thursday, January 10, 10:30 a.m.
  • Storytime at the Farmer’s Market. Join librarians from Wayland and Sudbury for storytime at the Wayland Winter Farmer’s  Market. Storytimes will be held on the second floor of Russell’s Garden Center, 397 Boston Post Road. For ages babies to age 5, with caregiver. Saturdays, January 12, 19, & 26, 11:00-11:30 a.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. Wednesdays, January 16 and 30, 11:15a.m.-12:00p.m.

SCHOOL-AGE PROGRAMS

  • What’s Our Story: Silent Film Pioneers. Join us for a reading of picture book biographies about three pioneers in silent film comedy: Mack Sennett, Buster Keaton, and Alice Guy-Blache. Children will learn about these comedians and filmmakers and watch a screening of 3 short films filled with madcap comedy, wild chases, and catastrophes averted! Popcorn will be served. For grades 1-3, with caregiver. Wednesday, January 9, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Parent/Child Book Group. This book discussion group is for 4th and 5th graders with a parent. January’s book is Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick. We will also choose the book for next month. Wednesday, January 9, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
  • World Record Challenges. Have you ever wanted to set a world record? Stop by for an afternoon of World Record Challenges! See if you can be the fastest person to assemble a Mr. Potato Head while blindfolded or be the person able to hold the most tennis balls in one hand. There will be a scavenger hunt and prizes! For ages 5 and up. Wednesday, January 16, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Let’s Build: Strongest Paper Bridge. Let’s Build is a hands-on building workshop for kids in grades 3-5. Each month will feature a different building challenge. This month’s challenge is to build a paper bridge that can hold the most coins. For kids in grades 3-5. Let’s Build workshops are run by Wayland High School Seniors Eileen Chau and Julia Treese. Wednesday, January 30, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
  • Girls Who Code for Grades 3 to 5. The Wayland Public Library is offering a Winter/Spring Girls Who Code club for girls in grades 3 to 5. This club will teach basic coding in an engaging and creative way to girls in the upper elementary grades. The club will meet every Monday, January 28 through April 8, (except for school holidays) and will be facilitated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. The library will supply laptops for the girls to use during class. Girls who were in the fall session are welcome to register for the Winter/Spring club and new girls are welcome to join. Please register here or from the library’s online calendar. The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields. Questions? Email Youth Services librarian Pam McCuen at pmccuen@minlib.net

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.

 

News and Events from the Wayland Library, December 27, 2018

ADULT PROGRAMS

  • Trivia Night at the Library. Start the New Year off with some trivial fun at the Library by joining us for trivia, pizza, and snacks.  We’ll play four rounds of five questions each.  Categories will vary and include current affairs, pop culture, sports, history, science and everything in between. Watch our Facebook page for clues!  Registration is required.  Sign up as a team of 2-6 people, or as an individual to be placed on a team.  Wednesday, January 2, 7-9 p.m.
  • Collage Workshop. Cut! Paste! Create!  Let your creativity loose in our collage workshop. Leader Corey Purcell will give a brief overview of collage as an art form and then we’ll have fun cutting and pasting from magazines and maps.  We’ll provide all the materials, too.  Monday, January 7 at 2:30 p.m.
  • Great Presenters: How is History Written? The Story of Herman Allen. Wayland Korean War-era veteran John Dyer acquired a cache of some 85 First World War letters that somehow stayed neatly bundled together for nearly a century.  Wayland High School history teacher Kevin Delaney and his students spent weeks exploring the life and era of the letters’ author, Herman Allen.  Delaney will discuss the narrative his students revealed about life during wartime for the quintessential “kid next door.”  Tuesday, January 8 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Get Started on the Ukulele. Join the fun with musician, librarian, and teacher Julie Stepanek as she shows the ukulele basics. You’ll learn how to tune, strum, and read chords, and then play some easy songs.  No experience necessary.  Bring your own uke, borrow one of hers, or check out one of ours!  All ages welcome; registration required.  Sunday, January 13 from 3-4:30 p.m.
  • Author Talk: Other Worlds: Spirituality and the Search for Invisible Dimensions. Vassar College Professor of Religion Dr. Christopher White will discuss his new book, Other Worlds: Spirituality and the Search for Other Dimensions. The book examines the idea that the universe has invisible, higher dimensions and parallel universes, as expressed in science fiction, comic books, art, and spirituality.  He explores the work of Madeleine L’Engle, C. S. Lewis, Rod Serling, Salvador Dali, as well as televangelists, scientists, and others.  Monday, January 14 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Introduction to the iPhone/iPad. You know how to make a phone call and send a text, but are mystified by all the bells and whistles of your iPhone/iPad.  Learn the difference between SIRI and voice dictation, how to search for and download an app, ways to send yourself reminders, and other basics of your device.  Tuesday, January 15 at 2 p.m.
  • What is Ranked Choice Voting? Ranked Choice Voting allows voters to rank candidates on a ballot in order of preference, instead of having to choose only one candidate among many, and would require true majority support to win an election.  RCV has been the subject of recent articles and editorials, in both local and national media, particularly in response to recent elections in Maine.  Jim Henderson will discuss RCV on behalf of Voter Choice Massachusetts, a non-partisan, politically diverse, non-profit organization.  Wednesday, January 16 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Raising and Keeping Chickens 101. Lisa Bougoulas of the Chelmsford Agway will lead this how-to seminar on raising your own chickens. Come learn what supplies you need, what to expect, what kinds of different breeds of chickens are available, and where to buy them in the spring.  Thursday, January 17 at 7:30 p.m.

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

  • Weekly Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, Jan. 8, 15 and 22 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, Jan. 17, 24, and 31 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Sing-along with Jeannie Mack. 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. Thursday, January 3, 10:30-11:15 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. Wednesdays, Jan. 9 and 23, 11:00-11:45a.m.
  • Storytime with Corbyn the Dog. 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. Thursday, January 10, 10:30 a.m.
  • Storytime at the Farmer’s Market. Join librarians from Wayland and Sudbury for storytime at the Wayland Winter Farmer’s  Market. Storytimes will be held on the second floor of Russell’s Garden Center, 397 Boston Post Road. For ages babies to age 5, with caregiver. Saturdays, January 12, 19, & 26, 11:00-11:30 a.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. Wednesdays, January 16 and 30, 11:15a.m.-12:00p.m.

SCHOOL-AGE PROGRAMS

  • Lego Club. Children will make fabulous creations out of Legos. This month’s theme is Extreme Shelters! (Design and build a lego house for a very hot or a very cold climate.) For ages 5 and up. Wednesday, January 2, 3:00-4:00p.m.
  • Parent/Child Book Group. This book discussion group is for 4th and 5th graders with a parent. January’s book is Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick. We will also choose the book for next month. Wednesday, January 9, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
  • What’s Our Story: Silent Film Pioneers. Join us for a reading of picture book biographies about three pioneers in silent film comedy: Mack Sennett, Buster Keaton, and Alice Guy-Blache. Children will learn about these comedians and filmmakers and watch a screening of 3 short films filled with madcap comedy, wild chases, and catastrophes averted! Popcorn will be served. For grades 1-3, with caregiver. Wednesday, January 9, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • World Record Challenges. Have you ever wanted to set a world record? Stop by for an afternoon of World Record Challenges! See if you can be the fastest person to assemble a Mr. Potato Head while blindfolded or be the person able to hold the most tennis balls in one hand. There will be a scavenger hunt and prizes! For ages 5 and up. Wednesday, January 16, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Girls Who Code for Grades 3 to 5. The Wayland Public Library is offering a Winter/Spring Girls Who Code club for girls in grades 3 to 5. This club will teach basic coding in an engaging and creative way to girls in the upper elementary grades. The club will meet every Monday, January 28 through April 8, (except for school holidays) and will be facilitated by a Wayland parent and other volunteers. The library will supply laptops for the girls to use during class. Girls who were in the fall session are welcome to register for the Winter/Spring club and new girls are welcome to join. Please register here or from the library’s online calendar. The mission of GWC is to help bridge the gender gap in technology fields. Questions? Email Youth Services librarian Pam McCuen

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

ADULT PROGRAMS

  • Trivia Night at the Library. Start the New Year off with some trivial fun at the Library by joining us for trivia, pizza, and snacks.  We’ll play four rounds of five questions each.  Categories will vary and include current affairs, pop culture, sports, history, science and everything in between. Watch our Facebook page for clues!  Registration is required.  Sign up as a team of 2-6 people, or as an individual to be placed on a team.  Wednesday, January 2, 6-9 p.m.
  • Collage Workshop. Cut! Paste! Create!  Let your creativity loose in our collage workshop. Leader Corey Purcell will give a brief overview of collage as an art form and then we’ll have fun cutting and pasting from magazines and maps.  We’ll provide all the materials, too.  Monday, January 7 at 2:30 p.m.
  • Tell Your Story of Immigration. As we explore themes of immigration and refugees for the coming year’s edition of Wayland Reads (watch this space!), we’d like to hear from Wayland residents who have firsthand experience.  If you would like to share your story in a public program at the Library in March, please contact MJ at mwright@minlib.net or call 508-358-2311.
  • Great Presenters: How is History Written? The Story of Herman Allen. Wayland Korean War-era veteran John Dyer acquired a cache of some 85 First World War letters that somehow stayed neatly bundled together for nearly a century.  Wayland High School history teacher Kevin Delaney and his students spent weeks exploring the life and era of the letters’ author, Herman Allen.  Delaney will discuss the narrative his students revealed about life during wartime for the quintessential “kid next door.”  Tuesday, January 8 at 7:30 p.m.

BOOK GROUPS

  • Evening. Winter by Ali Smith. Monday, January 7 at 7 p.m.
  • Non-Fiction. Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder.  Wednesday, January 9 at 1 p.m.
  • Sci-Fi/Dystopian. The Book of Dust by Philip Pullman.  Wednesday, January 9 at 7 p.m. in the mezzanine.
  • Cookbook Club. Lucky Peach by Peter Meehan et al.  Thursday, January 10 at 6 p.m.
  • Noon. White Houses by Amy Bloom.  Friday, January 11.

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

  • Weekly Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, Jan. 8, 15 and 22 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, Dec. 27, Jan. 17, 24, and 31 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Sing-along with Jeannie Mack. 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. Thursday, January 3, 10:30-11:15 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. Wednesdays, Jan. 9 and 23, 11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
  • Storytime with Corbyn the Dog. 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. Thursday, January 10, 10:30 a.m.

SCHOOL-AGE PROGRAMS

  • Lego Club. Children will make fabulous creations out of Legos. This month’s theme is Extreme Shelters! (Design and build a lego house for a very hot or a very cold climate.) For ages 5 and up. Wednesday, January 2, 3:00-4:00p.m.
  • What’s Our Story?: Silent Film Pioneers. Join us for a reading of picture book biographies about three pioneers in silent film comedy: Mack Sennett, Buster Keaton, and Alice Guy-Blache. Children learn about these comedians and filmmakers and watch a screening of 3 short films filled with madcap comedy, wild chases, and catastrophes averted! Popcorn will be served.  Program led by librarian Elise Katz. For children in grades 1 to 3, with caregiver. Wednesday, January 9, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Parent/Child Book Group. This book discussion group is for 4th and 5th graders with a parent. January’s book is Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick. We will also choose the book for next month. Wednesday, January 9, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

FOR FAMILIES

Family Movie Afternoon. Children are invited to watch the movie Coco at the library! Running time 109 minutes. Rated PG. Popcorn will be served. For children ages 4 and up. Thursday, December 27, 3:00-5:00p.m.

 

 

 

News and Events from the Wayland Library, December 17, 2018

ADULT PROGRAMS

  • Holiday Gift Guide. Looking for books for your favorite readers?  Stop by the Library and pick up a copy of our fabulous Gift Guide.  It’s chock-full of titles for all ages, hand-picked by crack information professionals (aka librarians).  Perfect for both the impulse buyer and the careful shopper, as well as the person who just wants to know what library book to check out next.
  • Trivia Night at the Library. Start the New Year off with some trivial fun at the Library by joining us for trivia, pizza, and snacks.  We’ll play four rounds of five questions each.  Categories will vary and include current affairs, pop culture, sports, history, science and everything in between. Watch our Facebook page for clues!  Registration is required.  Sign up as a team of 2-6 people, or as an individual to be placed on a team.  Wednesday, January 2, 6-9 p.m.
  • Collage Workshop. Cut! Paste! Create!  Let your creativity loose in our collage workshop. Leader Corey Purcell will give a brief overview of collage as an art form and then we’ll have fun cutting and pasting from magazines and maps.  We’ll provide all the materials, too.  Monday, January 7 at 2:30 p.m.
  • Tell Your Story of Immigration. As we explore themes of immigration and refugees for the coming year’s edition of Wayland Reads (watch this space!), we’d like to hear from Wayland residents who have firsthand experience.  If you would like to share your story in a public program at the Library in March, please contact MJ at mwright@minlib.net or call 508-358-2311.

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

  • Weekly Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, Dec. 18, Jan. 8, 15 and 22 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, Dec. 20 and 27, Jan. 17, 24, and 31 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Sing-along with Jeannie Mack. 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. Thursday, January 3, 10:30-11:15 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. Wednesdays, Jan. 9 and 23, 11:00-11:45a.m.
  • Storytime with Corbyn the Dog. 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. Thursday, January 10, 10:30 a.m.

SCHOOL-AGE PROGRAMS

  • Drop-in Holiday and Solstice Crafts. Join us to make festive holiday and solstice crafts. For children ages 5 and up. Wednesday, December 19, 3:00-4:30p.m.
  • Lego Club. Children will make fabulous creations out of Legos. This month’s theme is Extreme Shelters! (Design and build a lego house for a very hot or a very cold climate.) For ages 5 and up. Wednesday, January 2, 3:00-4:00p.m.
  • Parent/Child Book Group. This book discussion group is for 4th and 5th graders with a parent. January’s book is Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick. We will also choose the book for next month. Wednesday, January 9, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

FOR FAMILIES 

Family Movie Afternoon. Children are invited to watch the movie Coco at the library! Running time 109 minutes. Rated PG. Popcorn will be served. For children ages 4 and up. Thursday, December 27, 3:00-5:00p.m.

 

News and Events from the Wayland Library, December 8, 2018

ADULT PROGRAMS

  • Genealogy Workshop. Please sign up online at waylandlibrary.org or call 508-358-2311 if you’re interested.  Thursday, December 13 at 1 p.m.
  • Holiday Gift Guide. Looking for books for your favorite readers? Stop by the Reference Desk and pick up a copy of our fabulous GiftGuide.  It’s chockful of titles for all ages, hand-picked by crack information professionals (aka librarians).  Perfect for both the impulse buyer and the careful shopper, as well as the person who just wants to know what library book to check out next.

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

  • Weekly Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, Dec. 11, and 18 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, Dec. 20 and 27 at 10:30 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 forChildren and Families. For ages newborn to 3 years. Wednesday, Dec. 19,11:15-12p.m.
  • Brain Building Storytime. Storytime, parachute play, and brain building activity. Program led by Beverly Mobilia ofWayland Community Partnerships for Children and Families. For ages 2 to 5, with parent/caregiver. Wednesday, December 12,11:15a.m.-12:00p.m.
  • Storytime with Corbyn the Dog.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 PeopleFoundation.  For ages 3 and up. Thursday,December 13, 10:30 a.m. 

SCHOOL-AGE PROGRAMS

  • What’s Our Story?: Bakers. Join us for a reading of picture book biographies about two amazing bakers: Hanson Gregory, who invented the doughnut, and Christopher Ludwick, a patriot with a talent for baking gingerbread. Children will learn about the bakers, make sock doughnuts, and decorate freshly baked gingerbread cookies! Program led by librarian EliseKatz. For children in grades 1 to 3, with caregiver. Wednesday, December 12,3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Drop-in Holiday and Solstice Crafts. Join us to make festive holiday and solstice crafts. For children ages 5 and up. Wednesday, December 19, 3:00-4:30p.m.
  • Family Movie Afternoon.Children are invited to watch the movie Coco at the library! Running time 109 minutes.  Rated PG. Popcorn will be served. For children ages 4 and up. Thursday, December 27, 3:00-5:00p.m.

FOR FAMILIES

Chari-Tea Family Concert. Enjoy a concert, taste teas, and enjoy cookies, at this event in support of Cradles to Crayons. Sharon of Metronome Music Studio in Framingham and her students will play holiday tunes and family favorites on stringed instruments. Mary from Vermarje Tea Co. will be giving tea tastings. There will be apple juice for kids. Donations of new underwear and socks for babies to 12 are welcome. Tea will also be available for sale after the concert. For all ages. Saturday, December 15, 3:00 – 4:00pm