Buttonwoods Museum Visits on Thursday, August 14
Event Information: All library events below are intended for adults. Events are free, but registration is required. Register by calling 978-640-4490 x 205, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or visiting the library’s online calendar of events at www.tewksburypl.org. Events are typically held in the library’s first-floor Meeting Room. All events are sponsored by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library.
A Visit From The New England Quilt Museum
Thursday, August 7, 7pm
Join Nora Burchfield, Executive Director of the New England Quilt Museum, to learn more about the only museum in the Northeast dedicated to the art and history of quiltmaking. Mrs. Burchfield will also take your questions and offer some insider tips for visiting. Limited to 100 seats.
Friday Night Film: The Other Woman
Friday, August 8, 8pm
Enjoy one of Hollywood’s latest DVD releases. The Other Woman is a comedy starring Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann. After discovering her boyfriend is married, Carly soon meets the wife he’s been betraying. And when yet another affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot revenge on the three-timing scoundrel. Rated PG-13. Limited to 100 seats. Co-sponsored by the Tewksbury Lions Club. ENCORE: This film will be encored on Monday, August 11 at 10:30am.
Tuesday Night Talk: Strengthen Or Start Your Own Small Business
Tuesday, August 12, 7pm
Join Lisa Gonzalez Welch, economic development specialist with the U.S. Small Business Administration, to learn about the various SBA programs and services available to start-up and existing small businesses. General information will be provided on SCORE; Small Business Development Centers; Center for Women and Enterprise; SBA 7(a) Loan Guarantee Program; and Government Contract Opportunities. Limited to 100 seats.
Tewksbury Job Seekers Network: Learn A New Approach To Networking
Wednesday, August 13, 2pm
Join Steve Hatel, a local independent financial planner who has successfully built his practice exclusively through referrals and personal introductions, for his insightful presentation – “A Fresh Approach To Networking.” Learn some proven methods in a hands-on, how-to format that people can follow to improve their networking results. There will be time for networking after the talk. Limited to 25 seats.
A Visit From The Buttonwoods Museum
Thursday, August 14, 7pm
Join Kaleigh Pare, Program Coordinator at the Buttonwoods Museum, to learn about more about institution and a bit about the history of the Merrimack Valley. Mrs. Pare will also take your questions and offer some insider tips for visiting. Limited to 100 seats.
Friday Night Film: Divergent
Friday, August 15, 8pm
Enjoy one of Hollywood’s latest DVD releases. Divergent is a science fiction adventure starring Shailene Woodley and Theo James. In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she’s Divergent and won’t fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it’s too late. Rated PG-13. Limited to 100 seats. Co-sponsored by the Tewksbury Lions Club. ENCORE: This film will be encored on Monday, August 18 at 10:30am.
Tuesday Night Talk: Advanced Retirement Planning Strategies
Tuesday, August 19, 7pm
Join George and Steve Pessotti, local retirement planners and guest speakers for the Society of Financial Awareness, for a presentation on advanced retirement planning strategies. Learn about estate planning; social security benefits; collection of spousal benefits; and annuity options. Limited to 100 seats.
Tewksbury Genealogy Support Group Meeting
Wednesday, August 20, 2pm
Whether you are just starting out or have been researching your family history for years, the library’s Genealogy Support Group has a place for you! Bring your notes and a laptop (or borrow one of ours) to work on your genealogy using library sources and the shared resources and experiences of others. Limited to 20 seats.
Tewksbury Substance Abuse Awareness Talk: The Speakers For Hope
Wednesday, August 20, 7pm
Tewksbury’s young people are facing an epidemic of addiction. The Speakers For Hope program is part of the Gavin Foundation’s continuum of care that includes education, prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery support services through various programs. The program uses motivational speakers, often young adults who have overcome addiction, to facilitate substance abuse prevention sessions.
A Visit From The Russell Museum of Medical History and Innovation
Thursday, August 21, 7pm
Join Sarah Alger, Museum Director of the Paul S. Russell Museum of Medical History and Innovation, to learn about the 200-year evolution of health care and medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Discover the hospital’s important contributions to the medical field and see how these discoveries and advancements have shaped the present. Mrs. Alger will also take your questions and offer some insider tips for visiting. Limited to 100 seats.
Friday Night Film: The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Friday, August 22, 8pm
Enjoy one of Hollywood’s latest DVD releases. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is a superhero adventure starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone. Peter Parker runs the gauntlet as the mysterious company Oscorp sends up a slew of super villains against him, impacting his life. Rated PG-13. Limited to 100 seats. Co-sponsored by the Tewksbury Lions Club. ENCORE: This film will be encored on Monday, August 25 at 10:30am.
Tuesday Night Talk: Retirement Q&A Forum
Tuesday, August 26, 7pm
Join financial advisor John Spoto, “Financially Speaking” columnist for the Lowell Sun and Eagle Tribune, for his presentation – “Building Up or Spending Down A Retirement Portfolio: An Interactive Forum.” After a brief presentation, Spoto will answer questions from the audience related to all aspects of retirement. Spoto is the President and Founder of Sentry Financial Planning. Limited to 100 seats.
A Visit From The Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History
Thursday, August 28, 7pm
Join Henry Lukas, Director of Education at the Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History, to learn about one of only two public museums in the country developed to stamp! Through a multimedia presentation, learn about: the history of the first postage stamp; the most popular U.S. stamps every printed; the Post Office’s criteria to determine a subject for a new stamp; and the U.S. stamps that will be issued in the coming months. Special attention will be paid to the Boston Post Road. Various stamps and postal objects will be on display. Lukas will also take your questions and offer some insider tips for visiting. Limited to 100 seats.
Friday Night Film: Muppets Most Wanted
Friday, August 29, 8pm
Enjoy one of Hollywood’s latest DVD releases. Muppets Most Wanted is a comedy starring Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell and the Muppets. While on a grand wide tour, the Muppets find themselves wrapped into a European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick. Rated PG. Limited to 100 seats. Co-sponsored by the Tewksbury Lions Club.