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At Your Library: Best Boston Restaurants; Evening with Marie Curie

Aug 13, 2018 05:13AM ● By Theresa Gilman

Tewksbury Public Library

(Editor's Note: the following information was provided by the Tewksbury Public Library.)

Event Registration
Please register online using our Calendar of Events at www.tewksburypl.org or by calling 978- 640-4490.  We strongly recommend registration for programs that are marked *RR. Thank you to the Friends of the Library for generously sponsoring our programs.

ADULT EVENTS
SOCIAL MEDIA FOR SENIORS: An Intro To Twitter (*RR)
Monday, August 13, 11am
Librarian Robert Hayes will delve deeper into the world of Twitter. Learn how you can use Twitter to find interesting people, monitor breaking news, and connect with your favorite celebrities, companies, politicians, and more. It seems like just about everyone -- and everything -- has a Twitter account nowadays! Find out what all the fuss is about. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Library and Bayberry at Emerald Court.

TEWKSBURY JOB SEEKERS: Get Ready For Your Next Job Interview (*RR)
Monday, August 13, 2pm
Today’s job seeker must be prepared for any interview scenario: by phone, by Skype and in-person. This session will outline steps to get yourself prepared, tips for handling various interview situations, what information is essential to brush up on, as well as potential questions you’ll need to be ready to answer. Bring your interviewing questions for the Q&A afterward. Led by Elizabeth Gross, owner of Job Search Divas. A former marketing executive at Monster.com, Gross has assisted countless people with their resumes and job searches. She now helps clients manage all aspects of their job search journey, ensuring a more productive and rewarding search. 

OUTDOOR CONCERT SERIES: Fiona Corinne (*RR)
Monday, August 13, 6:30pm
Enjoy a concert from Fiona Corinne, a spunky and spirited singer-songwriter who puts her own showtune twist on pop/rock, creating an honest and unique musical experience. Fiona sings and accompanies herself on keyboard as a solo act with an attitude. At a mere 5’1”, Fiona may be tiny, but she has a big personality and an even bigger voice! From opera to 80s hair metal, she draws inspiration from anything and everything. Fiona is recently back from tour and has released a full-length acoustic album, "Here's to My." Concert to take place on the library's back lawn. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own blankets or chairs. In case of inclement weather, concert will take place in the library’s Meeting Room. Look for the overflow parking signs if the main parking lot fills up.

AUTHOR VISIT: Boston Food Crawls by J.Q. Louise (*RR)
Tuesday, August 14, 7pm
Author J.Q. Louise will discuss her new book, "Boston Food Crawls: Touring The Neighborhoods One Bite & Libation At A Time." Boston Food Crawls is an exciting culinary tour through this historic yet modern city. Tap into the unique vibes and flavors of neighborhood restaurants and bars. Hit the Theater District for dinner and a show. Just in town for the weekend? Take the classy but sassy crawl through the Back Bay. Lifelong Bostonians will love the Classic Chowder Crawl (did your favorite make the list?), and everyone will find something new on the bonus rooftop crawl. Put on your walking shoes and your stretchy pants, and dig into the Hub one dish at a time. Q&A and book signing after the talk for those interested.

Adult Crafternoon
Wednesday, August 15, 1:30pm
Calling all knitters, crocheters, needle workers, beaders, and colorers!  Bring your own craft project to the Library and work on it while enjoying conversation with other crafters.  (Please, no crafts involving glue or paint.) Take advantage of the many books available at the library to get ideas for your next project or to explore a new craft.

OUTDOOR LIVING HISTORY SERIES: An Evening with Marie Curie (*RR)
Wednesday, August 15, 6:30pm
Actress Laura Adams will perform her one-woman show, "Marie Curie's Curiosity." Madame Marie Curie discusses her life in science and how her curiosity, passion, and perseverance helped her overcome obstacles that she faced when winning two Nobel Prizes, one in chemistry and one in physics, and continuing on to build two research institutes. Laura Adams, as Marie Curie, will come in and out of character to tell Madame Curie’s life story since there are some aspects of Marie Curie’s life that she would rather not discuss. Performance to take place on the library's back lawn. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own blankets or chairs. In case of inclement weather, concert will take place in the library’s first-floor Fairgrieve Wing. Look for the overflow parking signs if the main parking lot fills up.

MONTHLY FOREIGN FILM SCREENING: In The Fade (*RR)
Thursday, August 16, 12:30pm
Enjoy a screening of the critically acclaimed foreign film – “In The Fade,” a crime drama from Germany. Katja's life collapses after the death of her husband and son in a bomb attack. After a time of mourning and injustice, Katja seeks revenge. Rated R. 106 minutes. Doors will open at 12:15pm. Candy and water will be served. A $1 donation is suggested. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library and Tewksbury Lions Club.

AUTHOR VISIT: Harness Your Body’s Energies For A Better Life with Dr. Joseph Cardillo (*RR)
Thursday, August 16, 7pm
Author Dr. Joseph Cardillo will discuss his new book, "Body Intelligence: Harness Your Body's Energies For Your Best Life." Joseph Cardillo, PhD, combines Western science, technology, psychology, and holistic medicine to show that we must first balance the body’s energies before we can enhance the mind. Based on cutting-edge ideas, learn how to tap into your energetic “sweet spot” and identify specific steps to take to remove energy blocks. Learn how to improve and understand the specific energy needed to live a happy, healthy, fulfilling life. Q&A and book signing to follow the event for those interested.

FILM SCREENING: A Quiet Place (*RR)
Friday, August 17, 12:30pm & 8pm
Enjoy a screening of one of Hollywood's newest DVD releases – “A Quiet Place,” a horror film starring Emily Blunt and John Krasinski. In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing. 95% positive critics rating. Rated PG-13. 90 minutes. Doors will open at 7:30pm. Candy & water will be provided. A $1 donation is suggested. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library and Tewksbury Lions Club.


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