Carving Out Your Story

An Oral History Workshop

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Stories come from the most amazing places.  If you've lived a life, you have stories to share!

Saturday, March 16th at 1:00 p.m.

Wareham Free Library Meeting Room

Pre-Registration Required.  Register Here!

This is a free 90-minute oral history workshop.  It is a fun and friendly workshop to help you uncover interesting stories from your life.  Award-winning facillitators/storytellers, Karen Chace and Andrea Lovett will guide you through the process of finding those story jewels that deserve to be remembered. 

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Wareham Local Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency. 

Annual Peeps Diorama Contest

March 18th through March 30th

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Create a unique and original diorama using Peeps Marshmallow Candies as your main characters.  Diorama should be roughly shoe-box sized

Bring your diorama to the library any time March 18th through March 23rd during regular library hours for display. 

Judging will take place March 25th through March 30th.  Winner will be announced soon after.

Prizes awarded for the following categories:

Adult, Family (or group), Kids (under 13), and the coveted PEEP-les Choice Award.

 

Pediatric Sports Talk - With Carolyn Saluti

Wednesday, March 6th at 7:00 p.m.

 

Child Playing BasketballJoin Carolyn Saluti from Saluti Sports Medicine as she talks about pediatric sports medicine.  

This talk will focus on:

Sports Specialization

Sports Nutrition

Concussions

Program is geared toward adolescent athletes and their parents but will be useful to all parents with child athletes. 

Program is free and no registration is required.

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Click HERE to see how our reference department can assist you with an upcoming computer class or one-on-one assistance.

 

Yep, it's time to prepare to file!

Get your federal and state forms at the library or download your forms by using the links below:

Click here for MA (Dept. of Revenue) State Tax Forms   OR

Click here for IRS (Internal Revenue Service) Tax Forms 

 

VIRTUAL PROGRAMS - Registration Required

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PLEASE NOTE: Virtual Programs take place via Zoom.  Registrants will receive a link via email to attend the program after registering. Can't make the program? No problem.  Register anyways and, for most programs, a link will be sent after the program to view at your leisure.

You MUST register for each program separately.  For a full description of a particular program, click on the registration link or go to our Calendar of Events Page where you can see all our programs.

March 4th - 2:00 p.m. - Design a Career That Fullfills You - Register Here.

March 4th - 7:00 p.m. - Thicker Than Water: The Quest For Solutions to the Plastic Crisis - Register Here.

March 5th - 12:30 p.m. - A Visit with the Lowell National Historical Park - Register Here.

March 7th - 10:00 a.m. - Witchcraft: A History in 13 Trials. Register Here.

March 9th - 10:00 a.m. - Dublin: The Place and the Literati - Register Here.

March 9th - 2:00 p.m. - Celebrating a Book Birthday with Romance Author Lyla Sage - Register Here

March 11th - 2:00 p.m. - How to Power Network. Register Here.

March 12th - 12:30 p.m. - History of Presidential Libraries - Register Here.

March 13th - 7:00 p.m. - Q&A With Stan Zimmerman on "The Girls: From Golden to Gilmore" - Register Here

March 14th - 10:30 a.m. - The History of Ireland: 1607 to the Great Famine - Register Here.

March 14th - 7:00 a.m. - Monster Romance Panel with Ashley Bennett, Kate Prior, & Colette Rhodes - Register Here.

March 18th - 2:00 p.m. - Job Hunting Do's and Don'ts - Register Here.

March 19th - 12:30 p.m. - The History of Willie Nelson - Register Here.

March 21st - 10:30 a.m. - Creative Couples of London: Elizabeth Siddal & Laura Alma-Tadema. Register Here.

March 25th - 2:00 p.m. - Job Search Strategies 201- Register Here.

March 25th - 7:00 p.m. - Q&A With Jennifer McCord: Romance In Publishing - Register Here

March 26th - 12:30 p.m. - Armchair Tour of the Phillips House With Historic New England. Register Here.

March 27th - 10:30 a.m. - Healthy Living for your Brain & Body - Register Here. Please Note: this program will NOT be recorded for later viewing.

March 28th - 10:30 a.m. - Wonderful World of Bats with Mass Audubon - Register Here

March 29th - 10:30 a.m. - A History of Militarized Space - Register Here.

(Special thanks to the Ashland and Tewksbury Public Libraries for organizing these events)

BOOK CLUBS AT THE LIBRARY

Open to all and held monthly!

Books are available for check-out at the Circulation desk.

picture of a table with a tagged knife stuck into the topMystery Book Club 

Meets third Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m.  The next meeting is on March 19th and the author will be attending virtually!  Want to join in via ZOOM?  Please use this link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82168826824

 

 

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Non Fiction Book Club

Meets 4th Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

The next meeting is on March 27th.

 

 

CRAFTER-NOON for Tweens & Teens

FREE creative make-and-take projects afterschool - quick and EASY!

        NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED!

 

 

 

BLIND DATE WITH A BOOK - your annual guilty pleasure!

February 1 - March 7

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TIME TO REFRESH YOUR TECH SKILLS?

Join us at the library for classes oriented toward your goals!

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COMPUTER BASICS SKILLS CLASSES

These are basic/beginner classes to introduce you to using a computer without fear.

Thursday, MARCH 7 from 10:30am-12pm

or

Tuesday, MARCH 12 or MARCH 26 from 5-6:30pm

INTERNET BASICS SKILLS CLASSES

These are basic/beginner internet classes to assist you with setting up and using an email account.

Tuesday, MARCH 19 from 5-6:30pm

or

Thursday, MARCH 21 from 10:30am-12pm

TECHNOLOGY CLASSES have limited space, registration is required - click here for the event calendar registration portal!

TECH TIDBITS!

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