Time Traveling With Jeff Belanger on Tuesday, Sept. 23
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.
True Crime Talk: Memoirs of a Boston Private Eye with John DiNatale
Thursday, September 18, 7pm
Author John DiNatale will discuss his book, The Family Business: Memoirs Of A Boston Private Eye, exploring some of his agency’s most memorable cases over the past 45 years. The firm was started by his father, a former Boston police detective who was chosen to be one of the four investigators tasked with catching the Boston Strangler. Q&A and book signing after the talk.
Friday Night Film: The Fault In Our Stars
Friday, September 19, 7pm
Enjoy a screening of one of Hollywood’s newest DVD releases – The Fault In Our Stars, a PG-13 rated teen romantic drama starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort. Complimentary snacks and beverages are provided. Can’t make it on Friday night? The film will be encored on Monday, September 22 at 10:30am.
Saturday Night Film: Godzilla
Saturday, September 20, 7pm
Enjoy a screening of one of Hollywood’s newest DVD releases – Godzilla, a PG-13 rated sci-fi action thriller starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, and Bryan Cranston. Complimentary snacks and beverages are provided.
Scary Talk: Time Travel with Jeff Belanger
Tuesday, September 23, 7pm
Author Jeff Belanger returns for his annual visit, this year exploring time travel. Could slips in time explain most paranormal occurrences? Is time travel even possible? Jeff, one of the most visible and prolific paranormal researchers today, is the author of more than a dozen books on the paranormal, including Weird Massachusetts. He’s the founder of Ghostvillage.com, host of the cable/web talk show “30 Odd Minutes,” and has served as the writer and researcher for numerous television series, including “Ghost Adventures” on the Travel Channel. Q&A and book signing after the talk.
Tewksbury Job Seekers Network: How To Show The Interviewer What You’ve Done, Not Just Say It with Joanne Dennison
Wednesday, September 24, 2pm
Guest speaker Joanne Dennison, the “Guidance Counselor for Grown Ups,” will give her presentation, “Show Them, Don’t Tell Them.” The presentation will help you learn how to take control of your interview and stand out by showing the interviewer what you have done and, more importantly, showing them what you can do for them. Networking after the talk.
Evening Book Club: Defending Jacob
Wednesday, September 24, 6:30pm
The library’s Book Club will be discussing Defending Jacob by William Landay, a legal thriller that asks: how far would you go to protect your child? Copies of the book, named as a Boston Globe “Best Book of the Year,” are available at the Front Desk beginning August 25. No registration necessary. New members welcome.
Crime Talk: How Cops & Cadaver Dogs Brought A Serial Killer To Justice with Kate Clark Flora
Thursday, September 25, 7pm
Author Kate Clark Flora will discuss her book, Death Dealer: How Cops and Cadaver Dogs Brought A Killer To Justice. Kate, an author of 12 books, is a former assistant Attorney General for the state of Maine, a past president of the “Sisters in Crime” organization, and the organizer of the popular blog, MaineCrimeWriters.com. Her latest book is a gripping true crime story of committed investigators from two countries, with search and rescue dogs from Maine, in relentless pursuit of a Canadian serial killer. Q&A and book signing after the talk.
Friday Night Film: Neighbors
Friday, September 26, 7pm
Enjoy a screening of one of Hollywood’s newest DVD releases – Neighbors, an R-rated comedy starring Seth Rogen and Zac Effron. Complimentary snacks and beverages are provided. Can’t make it on Friday night? The film will be encored on Monday, September 29 at 10:30am.
An Introduction To Meditation with David Eyerman
Monday, September 29, 7pm
Acupuncturist David Eyerman, co-owner of Clear and Now Holistic Healing Center in Andover, will introduce you to meditation with his workshop, “Meditation – The Why’s and How’s.” Get a glimpse into how meditation can help you calm your mind, ease anxiety, and be the foundation for profound personal growth and healing. Workshop will include a short guided meditation practice, lecture and open discussion.
Scary Talk: Inside Halloween – Learn About America’s Fright Night with Lesley Bannatyne
Tuesday, September 30, 7pm
Author Lesley Bannatyne will discuss her book, Halloween Nation: Behind The Scenes of America’s Fright Night. Lesley, one o the nation’s foremost authorities on Halloween, has written five books on the holiday, contributed to the World Book Encyclopedia entry for Halloween, and has appeared a commentator on the History Channel’s “Haunted History of Halloween.” Her book, which was nominated for a Bram Stoker Award, explains why Halloween is so important today, who makes and celebrates it, and why it matters. Q&A and book signing after the talk.
Tewksbury Job Seekers Network: How To Sell Your Age As An Advantage
Wednesday, October 1, 2pm
Guest speaker Kit Harrington Hayes, career coach and founder of LifeWork Design, will give her presentation, “How To Sell Your Age As An Advantage.” The presentation will help you address age stereotypes, dispel self-doubts, and launch or reboot a job search campaign that gets results. Networking after the talk.
Crime Talk: The Hanging Judge with Michael Posnor
Thursday, October 2, 7pm
Author Michael Posnor will discuss his book, “The Hanging Judge.” Michael is a federal judge who, in 2000, presided over the first capital case in Massachusetts in more than fifty years. His debut thriller, inspired by his involvement in that high profile case, offers an unprecedented view of a federal death penalty trail. Q&A and book signing after the talk.
Friday Night Film: Neighbors
Friday, October 3, 7pm
Enjoy a screening of one of Hollywood’s newest DVD releases – Transformers: Age of Extinction, a PG-13 rated action adventure starring Mark Wahlberg. Complimentary snacks and beverages are provided. Can’t make it on Friday night? The film will be encored on Monday, October 6 at 10:30am.
Guide To Health Living with Sarah Dubois
Monday, October 6, 7pm
Certified health coach Sarah Dubois will introduce you to healthy living with her workshop, “Increase Your Energy & Vitality.” This interactive workshop explores food and lifestyle management tools that increase energy and vitality while reducing stress. Q&A after the talk.
Scary Talk: Merrimack Valley Horror Author Fair
Tuesday, October 7, 7pm
The 1st Annual Merrimack Valley Horror Author Fair will feature TEN local horror authors, all members of the New England Horror Writers organization. Each author will be given five minutes to highlight their works. After all have spoken, each will return to their table, where they will chat with audience members and sell and sign copies of their books. Refreshments will be served and door prizes will be awarded. Participating authors will include: Inanna Arthen, Gordon Bean, Alyn Day, Scott Goudsward, Dan Keohane, Dale Phillips, Bracken MacLeod, Rob Smales, T. Stephens, and Vlad Vaslyn.
Tewksbury Job Seekers Network: How To Improve Your Resume
Wednesday, October 8, 2pm
Guest speaker Anne Crawford, certified life coach, will give her presentation, “How To Improve Your Resume.” Anne will offer tips on decisions you must make concerning content and style when crafting or updating a resume. Please bring two copies of your resume. Networking after the talk.
Crime Talk: North of Boston with Elisabeth Elo
Thursday, October 9, 7pm
Author Elisabeth Elo will discuss her book, “North of Boston.” Her debut thriller, set locally, has received wide-spread critical acclaim, hailed as the “year’s best crime novel” by Booklist. Elisabeth teaches writing and literature in the Boston area. Q&A and book signing after the talk.
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