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News and Events from the Wayland Library, November 10, 2018

ADULT PROGRAMS

  • De-Stress for the Holidays: Introduction to Mindfulness. Join us for an experiential evening of guided meditation.  On Thursday, November 15 at 7 p.m., stress management expert and certified Reiki Master Marci Zieff will offer some simple tools that, when practiced regularly, can reduce stress, promote greater health, increase happiness, and help improve self-awareness.
  • 3D Design WorkshopSliding Box. Participants will design their own working sliding box.  Objects will be printed after the workshop for free.  Parents of very young children (6-7) are encouraged to stay and design with their children.  Space is limited so sign up online, in person, or over the phone.  The class is on Thursday, November 15 from 4:45-6 p.m.
  • Fall Book and Bake Sale. Book donations will be accepted during set-up in the Town Building Large Hearing Room on Wednesday and Thursday, November 14 and 15.  Baked goods will be accepted from Friday until the end of the sale on Sunday—and bakers are needed!  Please call Jan Dunn at (508) 655-9149 if you’d like to offer your wares.  Friday, November 16 is a preview for Friends of the Wayland Library from 5-8 p.m.  The regular sale is November 17 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and November 18 from 12-4 p.m.
  • November is National Novel Writing Month. Bring your ideas and writing tools (or use one of our laptops) to our NaNoWriMo Write-In on Wednesday, November 14 from 7-9 p.m.  Plug into the energy of your fellow scribes, coming and going as you please.  We’ll have coffee and tea for you.  Teens welcome!  On Saturday, November 17 at 3 p.m. in the Rotunda, take in the lively creations of the Boston Typewriter Orchestra.  Six typists combine performance, comedy, and satire to make music that’s utterly unique.  On Sunday, November 18 at 3 p.m., catch the absorbing documentary California Typewriter, a provocative meditation on the changing dynamic between humans and machines, with the insights of such typewriter stalwarts as Tom Hanks, David McCullough, and John Mayer.  Then sit down at the typewriter in our foyer and share your thoughts about the whole thing.

BOOK GROUPS

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

  • Weekly Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, Nov. 13, and 20 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, Nov. 15, and 29 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, Nov. 14 at 12:15-1:00p.m. and Nov. 28, 11:15-12p.m.
  • Music and Movement. Get your wiggles out! Songs, dances, and stretches for walkers to age 5. Wednesday, November 22, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
  • Saturday Stories: All About Families. Join Ms. Carly for stories, songs, and rhymes that celebrate families! For babies to 5 years, with caregiver. Saturday, November 24, 11:00-11:30 a.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, November 27, 10:30 a.m.

SCHOOL-AGE PROGRAMS

  • What’s Our Story?: Puppeteers. Join us for a reading of picture book biographies about two puppeteers: Tony Sarg, who created giant balloon puppets, and Ashley Bryan, who makes puppets from just about anything! Children will make their own puppets from recycled materials. Led by librarian Elise Katz. For children in grades 1 to 3, with caregiver. Wednesday, November 14, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Drop-in Craft: Thanksgiving Decorations. Get crafty and make decorations for the Thanksgiving table! For ages 5 and up. Wednesday, November 21, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
  • Let’s Build: Zip Line Challenge. 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 Let’s Build Challenge is to build a zip line that can carry a ping pong ball down. Let’s Build workshops are run by Wayland High School Seniors Eileen Chau and Julia Treese. Wednesday, November 28, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
  • Parent/Child Book Group. This book discussion group is for 4th and 5th graders with a parent. November’s book is The Jumbies by Tracey Baptiste. We will also choose the book for next month. Wednesday, November 28, 7:00-8:00 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. Thursday, November 29, 3:00-4:30 p.m.

News and Events from the Wayland Library, November 2, 2018

ADULT PROGRAMS

  • Create a Personalized Calendar with Shutterfly. Makes a great holiday gift!  Bring your own laptop or use one of ours.  Come in on Tuesday, November 13 from 2-3:30 p.m. with 16 to 40 selected pictures on a flash drive or your iPhone. If you need help getting pictures ready, contact MJ at the library.  You can order your calendar from Shutterfly for about $21 plus shipping.  Registration recommended by calling the library or signing up online.
  • De-Stress for the Holidays: Introduction to Mindfulness. Join us for an experiential evening of guided meditation.  On Thursday, November 15 at 7 p.m., stress management expert and certified Reiki Master Marci Zieff will offer some simple tools that, when practiced regularly, can reduce stress, promote greater health, increase happiness, and help improve self-awareness.
  • 3D Design WorkshopSliding Box. Participants will design their own working sliding box.  Objects will be printed after the workshop for free.  Parents of very young children (6-7) are encouraged to stay and design with their children.  Space is limited so sign up online, in person, or over the phone.  The class is on Thursday, November 15 from 4:45-6 p.m.
  • Fall Book and Bake Sale. Book donations will be accepted during set-up in the Town Building Large Hearing Room on Wednesday and Thursday, November 14 and 15.  Baked goods will be accepted from Friday until the end of the sale on Sunday—and bakers are needed!  Please call Jan Dunn at (508) 655-9149 if you’d like to offer your wares.  Friday, November 16 is a preview for Friends of the Wayland Library from 5-8 p.m.  The regular sale is November 17 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and November 18 from 12-4 p.m.
  • November is National Novel Writing Month. Bring your ideas and writing tools (or use one of our laptops) to our NaNoWriMo Write-In on Wednesday, November 14 from 7-9 p.m.  Plug into the energy of your fellow scribes, coming and going as you please.  We’ll have coffee and tea for you.  Teens welcome!  On Saturday, November 17 at 3 p.m. in the Rotunda, take in the lively creations of the Boston Typewriter Orchestra.  Six typists combine performance, comedy, and satire to make music that’s utterly unique.  On Sunday, November 18 at 3 p.m., catch the absorbing documentary California Typewriter, a provocative meditation on the changing dynamic between humans and machines, with the insights of such typewriter stalwarts as Tom Hanks, David McCullough, and John Mayer.  Then sit down at the typewriter in our foyer and share your thoughts about the whole thing.

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

  • Weekly Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, Nov. 6, 13, and 20 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, Nov. 15, and 29 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, Nov. 14 at 12:15-1:00p.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 People Foundation.  For ages 3 and up. Thursday, November 8, 10:30 a.m.
  • WCPA Pajama Storytime and Color a Smile. WCPA will be holding this event to support two amazing non profits: Color a Smile and Pajama Program. Your little ones can come in their PJ’s for a pajama story time (led by Youth Services librarian Pam McCuen) and color cheerful drawings that WCPA will send to senior citizens, our troops overseas and anyone in need of a smile. Please also bring a new pair of PJ’s (for kids newborn through age 18). Saturday, November 10, 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Music and Movement. Get your wiggles out! Songs, dances, and stretches for walkers to age 5. Wednesday, November 22, 10:30-11:00 a.m.

SCHOOL-AGE PROGRAMS

  • Lego Club. Children will make fabulous creations out of Legos. This month’s theme is Flying Machines! For ages 5 and up. Wednesday, November 7, 3:00-4:00p.m.
  • What’s Our Story?: Puppeteers. Join us for a reading of picture book biographies about two puppeteers: Tony Sarg, who created giant balloon puppets, and Ashley Bryan, who makes puppets from just about anything! Children will make their own puppets from recycled materials. Led by librarian Elise Katz. For children in grades 1 to 3, with caregiver. Wednesday, November 14, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Drop-in Craft: Thanksgiving Decorations. Get crafty and make decorations for the Thanksgiving table! For ages 5 and up. Wednesday, November 21, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
  • Let’s Build: Zip Line Challenge. 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 Let’s Build Challenge is to build a zip line that can carry a ping pong ball down. Let’s Build workshops are run by Wayland High School Seniors Eileen Chau and Julia Treese. Wednesday, November 28, 3:00-4:30 p.m.

FOR TEENS

  • Franken-Toys. Teens! Unleash your creativity by taking apart old toys and putting them back together in weird combinations. There will be prizes for strangest, silliest, and more! Supplies provided but toy donations welcome. For teens in grades 6 to 12. Monday, November 5, 2:45-4:15 p.m.

News and Events from the Wayland Library, October 26, 2018

ADULT PROGRAMS

  • Author Talk. Faced with feeding her busy family every night, local chef and food writer Leigh Belanger turned to her kitchen chalkboard.  She quickly discovered that modern menu planning saves time and money, produces better dishes, cuts down on waste, and returns creativity to the kitchen.  She’ll discuss her new cookbook and menu planning guide, My Kitchen Chalkboard, on Thursday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Craft a Book Turkey. Make a fun, decorative paper turkey out of an old book (which we’ll provide).  We’ll be using Exacto knives and hot glue, so this activity on Friday, November 2 at 1:30 p.m. is recommended for ages 12 and up.
  • The Great Presenters: On Gossamer Wings. Model airplanes can range from packaged toys to giant, radio-controlled scale models that a child could sit in.  And then there are the ones that weigh less than one of the bills in your wallet. Enthusiast Ray Harlan demonstrates the attractions and challenges of these delicate, rubber-powered wonders on Tuesday, November 6 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Create a Personalized Calendar with Shutterfly. Makes a great holiday gift!  Bring your own laptop or use one of ours.  Come in on Tuesday, November 13 from 2-3:30 p.m. with 16 to 40 selected pictures on a flash drive or your iPhone. If you need help getting pictures ready, contact MJ at the library.  You can order your calendar from Shutterfly for about $21 plus shipping.  Registration recommended by calling the library or signing up online.
  • De-Stress for the Holidays: Introduction to Mindfulness. Join us for an experiential evening of guided meditation.  On Thursday, November 15 at 7 p.m., stress management expert and certified Reiki Master Marci Zieff will offer some simple tools that, when practiced regularly, can reduce stress, promote greater health, increase happiness, and help improve self-awareness.
  • 3D Design WorkshopSliding Box. Participants will design their own working sliding box.  Objects will be printed after the workshop for free.  Parents of very young children (6-7) are encouraged to stay and design with their children.  Space is limited so sign up online, in person, or over the phone.  The class is on Thursday, November 15 from 4:45-6 p.m.
  • Spring Book and Bake Sale. Book donations will be accepted during set-up in the Town Building Large Hearing Room on Wednesday and Thursday, November 14 and 15.  Baked goods will be accepted from Friday until the end of the sale on Sunday—and bakers are needed!  Please call Jan Dunn at (508) 655-9149 if you’d like to offer your wares.  Friday, November 16 is a preview for Friends of the Wayland Library from 5-8 p.m.  The regular sale is November 17 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and November 18 from 12-4 p.m.
  • November is National Novel Writing Month. Bring your ideas and writing tools (or use one of our laptops) to our NaNoWriMo Write-In on Wednesday, November 14 from 7-9 p.m.  Plug into the energy of your fellow scribes, coming and going as you please.  We’ll have coffee and tea for you.  Teens welcome!  On Saturday, November 17 at 3 p.m. in the Rotunda, take in the lively creations of the Boston Typewriter Orchestra.  Six typists combine performance, comedy, and satire to make music that’s utterly unique.  On Sunday, November 18 at 3 p.m., catch the absorbing documentary California Typewriter, a provocative meditation on the changing dynamic between humans and machines, with the insights of such typewriter stalwarts as Tom Hanks, David McCullough, and John Mayer.  Then sit down at the typewriter in our foyer and share your thoughts about the whole thing.

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

  • Weekly Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, Nov. 6, 13, and 20 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, Nov. 1, 15, and 29 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, Nov. 14 and 28, at 11:15-12:00 p.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, October 30, 10:30 a.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, November 8, 10:30 a.m.
  • WCPA Pajama Storytime and Color a Smile. WCPA will be holding this event to support two amazing non profits: Color a Smile and Pajama Program. Your little ones can come in their PJ’s for a pajama story time (led by Youth Services librarian Pam McCuen) and color cheerful drawings that WCPA will send to senior citizens, our troops overseas and anyone in need of a smile. Please also bring a new pair of PJ’s (for kids newborn through age 18). Saturday, November 10, 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Music and Movement. Get your wiggles out! Songs, dances, and stretches for walkers to age 5. Wednesday, November 22, 10:30-11:00 a.m.

SCHOOL-AGE PROGRAMS

  • Let’s Build: Slowest Falling Ghost. 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 Let’s Build Challenge is to build the slowest falling ghost. Let’s Build workshops are run by Wayland High School Seniors Eileen Chau and Julia Treese. Wednesday, October 31, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
  • Lego Club, Children will make fabulous creations out of Legos. This month’s theme is Flying Machines! For ages 5 and up. Wednesday, November 7, 3:00-4:00p.m.
  • What’s Our Story?: Puppeteers, Join us for a reading of picture book biographies about two puppeteers: Tony Sarg, who created giant balloon puppets, and Ashley Bryan, who makes puppets from just about anything! Children will make their own puppets from recycled materials. Led by librarian Elise Katz. For children in grades 1 to 3, with caregiver. Wednesday, November 14, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Drop-in Craft: Thanksgiving Decorations, Get crafty and make decorations for the Thanksgiving table! For ages 5 and up. Wednesday, November 21, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
  • Let’s Build: Zip Line Challenge, 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 Let’s Build Challenge is to build a zip line that can carry a ping pong ball down. Let’s Build workshops are run by Wayland High School Seniors Eileen Chau and Julia Treese. Wednesday, November 28, 3:00-4:30 p.m.

FOR TEENS

Franken-Toys, Teens! Unleash your creativity by taking apart old toys and putting them back together in weird combinations. There will be prizes for strangest, silliest, and more! Supplies provided but toy donations welcome. For teens in grades 6 to 12. Monday, November 5, 2:45-4:15 p.m.

News and Events from the Wayland Library, October 21, 2018

ADULT PROGRAMS

  • Alternative Endings: Home Funerals & Green Burials. Just a few generations ago, all funerals occurred in the home parlor and burials were “green,” part of the natural cycle of death feeding new life.  Home funerals and green burial are both legal in Massachusetts, but few cemeteries in the state allow the latter.  Does Wayland?  Kaat Vander Straeten is a certified permaculture designer in MetroWest Boston, where she founded several organizations for local resilience.  Candace Currie is the former director of planning and cemetery development at Mount Auburn Cemetery.  Join them in a conversation about these new old practices on Tuesday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Author Talk. Faced with feeding her busy family every night, local chef and food writer Leigh Belanger turned to her kitchen chalkboard.  She quickly discovered that modern menu planning saves time and money, produces better dishes, cuts down on waste, and returns creativity to the kitchen.  She’ll discuss her new cookbook and menu planning guide, My Kitchen Chalkboard, on Thursday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Craft a Book Turkey. Make a fun, decorative paper turkey out of an old book (which we’ll provide).  We’ll be using Exacto knives and hot glue, so this activity on Friday, November 2 at 1:30 p.m. is recommended for ages 12 and up.
  • The Great Presenters: On Gossamer Wings. Model airplanes can range from packaged toys to giant, radio-controlled scale models that a child could sit in.  And then there are the ones that weigh less than one of the bills in your wallet. Enthusiast Ray Harlan explains the attractions and challenges of these delicate, rubber-powered wonders on Tuesday, November 6 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Evening Book Group. Lincoln in the Bardo. As Abraham Lincoln mourns in the cemetery where his son, Willie, was recently buried, the resident ghosts tell their own stories in the struggle for Willie’s soul. Join the discussion of this bestselling novel, “a boldly imagined, exquisitely sensitive, sharply funny, and utterly unnerving historical and metaphysical drama” (Booklist), on Monday, November 5 at 7:00 p.m.  Copies available at the library. 
  • Explore the New Library of Things. Hitting the road?  Take along a Hotspot, one of our portable wi-fi devices.  Got some slides, videotapes, or LPs you’d like in digital form?  We have devices to convert them.  Not to mention Chromebooks, digital drawing tablet, external DVD drive, wireless phone charger, color-blindness glasses—even a couple of ukuleles.  We’re way beyond books now!

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

  • Weekly Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, Oct. 23; Nov. 6, 13, and 20 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, Oct. 25; Nov. 1, 15, and 29 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, Oct. 24, Nov. 14 and 28, at 11:15-12:00 p.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, October 30, 10:30 a.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, November 8, 10:30 a.m.
  • WCPA Pajama Storytime and Color a Smile. WCPA will be holding this event to support two amazing non profits: Color a Smile and Pajama Program. Your little ones can come in their PJ’s for a pajama story time (led by Youth Services librarian Pam McCuen) and color a cheerful drawing that WCPA will package for distribution to senior citizens, our troops overseas and anyone in need of a smile. Please also bring a new pair of PJ’s (for kids newborn through age 18). Saturday, November 10, 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Music and Movement. Get your wiggles out! Songs, dances, and stretches for walkers to age 5. Wednesday, November 22, 10:30-11:00 a.m.

SCHOOL-AGE PROGRAMS

  • Halloween Party. Drop in for a haunting afternoon of spooky crafts, magical treats, and monstrously fun activities. Costumes welcome but not required! For ages 5 and up. Wednesday, October 24, 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 Framed! a T.O.A.S.T. Mystery by James Ponti. We will also choose the book for next month. For 4th and 5th graders, with a parent. Wednesday, October 24, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Let’s Build: Slowest Falling Ghost. 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 Let’s Build Challenge is to build the slowest falling ghost. Let’s Build workshops are run by Wayland High School Seniors Eileen Chau and Julia Treese. Wednesday, October 31, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
  • Lego Club. Children will make fabulous creations out of Legos. This month’s theme is Flying Machines! For ages 5 and up. Wednesday, November 7, 3:00-4:00p.m.

FOR TEENS. Franken-Toys. Teens! Unleash your creativity by taking apart old toys and putting them back together in weird combinations. There will be prizes for strangest, silliest, and more! Supplies provided but toy donations welcome. For teens in grades 6 to 12. Monday, November 5, 2:45-4:15 p.m.

New and Events from the Wayland Library, October 12, 2018

ADULT PROGRAMS

  • Author Talk: Eric Jay Dolin Recounts Tales of America’s Most Notorious Pirates. Dolin’s book, Black Flags, Blue Waters, provides a wholly original account of the seafaring outlaws whose raids reflect the precarious nature of American colonial life.  Among them were the towering Blackbeard, ill-fated Captain Kidd, and sadistic Edward Low, who delighted in torturing his captives.  Afterwards, the author will take questions and sign books.  Wednesday, October 17 at 7 p.m.
  • Author Talk: The Lost Family with Jenna Blum. Bestselling author Blum will give read from and speak about her latest novel The Lost Family, an immersive, emotionally riveting family saga about the reverberations of World War II across generations.  She’ll be available afterwards for book signing.  Tuesday, October 23 at 7:30 p.m.
  • 3D Design Workshop: Keychain for New Users. Participants will be using Tinkercad.com to design and eventually print their own personalized keychain.  Tinkercad is a fun, free, and easy-to-use 3D design program.  All prints will be free.  To register on your own, you must be 10 or older.  Parents of younger kids are welcome to register and design with their children.  Thursday, October 18 at 5 p.m.
  • Craft a Book Pumpkin. Make a fun, decorative paper pumpkin out of an old book (which we’ll provide)!  We’ll be using Exacto knives and hot glue, so this activity is recommended for ages 12 and up.  Friday, October 19 at 1 p.m.
  • Alternative Endings: Home Funerals & Green Burials. Just a few generations ago, all funerals occurred in the “home parlor” and burials were “green,” which is part of the natural cycle of death feeding new life.  Home funerals and green burial are both legal in Massachusetts, but few cemeteries in the state allow a green burial.  Does Wayland?  Kaat Vander Straeten is a long-time community organizer and certified permaculture designer in MetroWest Boston, where she founded several organizations for local resilience.  Candace Currie is the former director of planning and cemetery development at Mount Auburn Cemetery.  Join them in a conversation about these new old practices.  Tuesday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Explore the New Library of Things, Hitting the road?  Take along a Hotspot, one of our portable wi-fi devices.  Got some slides, videotapes, or LPs you’d like in digital form?  We have devices to convert them.  Not to mention Chromebooks, digital drawing tablet, external DVD drive, wireless phone charger, color-blindness glasses—even a couple of ukuleles.  We’re way beyond books now!

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

  • Weekly Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, Oct. 16 and 23; Nov. 6, 13, and 20 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, Oct. 18 and 25; Nov. 1, 15, and 29 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Music and Movement, Get your wiggles out! Songs, dances, and stretches for walkers to age 5. Wednesday, October 15, 10:30-11:00 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. Wednesday, October 17, 11:15a.m.-12p.m.
  • Sensory Storytime, Children will sing songs, listen to stories, and participate in other engaging activities. For ages 2 and up, with parent/caregiver. Saturday, October 20, 10:30-11:00 a.m. 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.
  • 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, Oct. 24, 11:15-12:00 p.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, October 30, 10:30 a.m.

SCHOOL-AGE PROGRAMS.

  • What’s Our Story?: Shark Lady & Dragon Doctor. Join us for a reading of picture book biographies about two fearless women scientists: Eugenie Clark (Shark Lady) and Joan Procter (Dragon Doctor). There will be Reptile Activities too! Program led by librarian Elise Katz. For children in grades 1 to 3. Wednesday, October 17, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Halloween Party, Drop in for a haunting afternoon of spooky crafts, magical treats, and monstrously fun activities. Costumes welcome but not required! For ages 5 and up. Wednesday, October 24, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
  • Let’s Build: Slowest Falling Ghost, 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 Let’s Build Challenge is to build the slowest falling ghost. Let’s Build workshops are run by Wayland High School Seniors Eileen Chau and Julia Treese. Wednesday, October 31, 3:00-4:30 p.m.

News and Events from the Wayland Library, October 5, 2018

ADULT PROGRAMS

  • Author Talk: Eric Jay Dolin Recounts Tales of America’s Most Notorious Pirates. Dolin’s book, Black Flags, Blue Waters, provides a wholly original account of the seafaring outlaws whose raids reflect the precarious nature of American colonial life.  Among them were the towering Blackbeard, ill-fated Captain Kidd, and sadistic Edward Low, who delighted in torturing his captives.  Afterwards, the author will take questions and sign books.  Wednesday, October 17 at 7 p.m.
  • Author Talk: The Lost Family with Jenna Blum. Bestselling author Blum will give read from and speak about her latest novel The Lost Family, an immersive, emotionally riveting family saga about the reverberations of World War II across generations.  She’ll be available afterwards for book signing.  Tuesday, October 23 at 7:30 p.m.
  • 3D Design Workshop: Keychain for New Users. Participants will be using Tinkercad.com to design and eventually print their own personalized keychain.  Tinkercad is a fun, free, and easy-to-use 3D design program.  All prints will be free.  To register on your own, you must be 10 or older.  Parents of younger kids are welcome to register and design with their children.  Thursday, October 18 at 5 p.m.
  • Craft a Book Pumpkin. We’ll be using Exacto knives and hot glue, so this activity is recommended for ages 12 and up.  Friday, October 19 at 1 p.m.
  • Explore the New Library of Things. Hitting the road?  Take along a Hotspot, one of our portable wi-fi devices.  Got some slides, videotapes, or LPs you’d like in digital form?  We have devices to convert them.  Not to mention Chromebooks, digital drawing tablet, external DVD drive, wireless phone charger, color-blindness glasses—even a couple of ukuleles.  We’re way beyond books now!

BABY AND PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

  • Weekly Storytimes
    • Mother Goose Time (Infants-2.5 years) Tuesdays, Oct. 9, 16 and 23 at 10:30 a.m.
    • StoryVine (2.5 -5 years) Thursdays, Oct. 18 and 25 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, October 10 and 24, 11:00-11:45 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, October 11, 10:30-11:15 a.m.
  • Spooktacular Storytime. Join Ms. Carly at this Saturday storytime for some spooky stories and not-so-scary songs and rhymes! For babies to 5 years, with caregiver. Saturday, October 13, 11:00-11:30 a.m.
  • Music and Movement. Get your wiggles out! Songs, dances, and stretches for walkers to age 5. Wednesday, October 15, 10:30-11:00 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. Wednesday, October 17, 11a.m.-12p.m.
  • Sensory Storytime. Children will sing songs, listen to stories, and participate in other engaging activities. For ages 2 and up, with parent/caregiver. Saturday, October 20, 10:30-11:00 a.m. 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. Rhythm and dance program led by Hayley Chizinsky of H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness Studio. Tuesday, October 30, 10:30 a.m.

SCHOOL-AGE PROGRAMS.

  • Drop-in Craft: Apples and Pumpkins. It’s apple and pumpkin season! Join us for stories and crafts featuring apples and pumpkins. For ages 5 and up. Wednesday, October 10, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
  • What’s Our Story?: Shark Lady & Dragon Doctor. Join us for a reading of picture book biographies about two fearless women scientists: Eugenie Clark (Shark Lady) and Joan Procter (Dragon Doctor). There will be Reptile Activities too! Program led by librarian Elise Katz. For children in grades 1 to 3. Wednesday, October 17, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Halloween Party. Drop in for a haunting afternoon of spooky crafts, magical treats, and monstrously fun activities. Costumes welcome but not required! For ages 5 and up. Wednesday, October 24, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
  • Girl Who Code Club.  NEW! The Wayland Public Library is offering a Girls Who Code club for girls in grades 3-5, which will meet on Monday afternoons, from 4:30 to 6:00, October 15 to December 17, excluding school holidays.  The mission of Girls Who Code is to help bridge the gender gap in the technology fields.  Wayland’s club will be led by parent and teacher volunteers, and the club will meet in the Raytheon Room of the library. For more about the Girls Who Code program, see https://girlswhocode.com.  Register for the club online click here. Questions? Email Youth services librarian Pam McCuen at pmccuen@minlib.net.

 

 

The Friends of the Wayland Library Fall Book and Bake Sale, November 16-18

The Friends of the Wayland Public Library will sponsor their Fall Book and Bake Sale on Saturday, November 17, from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 18, from 12:00-4:00 p.m. There will also be a preview for members of the Friends on Friday, November 16, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Memberships will be available at the sale starting at 4:30 p.m.

Sale items include thousands of quality books in good condition for children and adults, DVDs, CD’s and delicious baked goods. All proceeds go to support Library programs and services.

If interested in contributing baked goods, contact Jan Dunn at (508) 655-9149.

The sale will be held in the Large Hearing Room in the Wayland Town Building, 41 Cochituate Road.

For more information, contact Carole Schneider at (508) 358-1012.