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At Your Library: Climate Change Discussion; Free Henna Tattoos For Teens

Jan 11, 2019 03:04AM ● 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 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.

Tewksbury Job Seekers Network: Using LinkedIn For Your Job Search (*RR)
Monday, January 14, 2pm
Searching for a job in today’s competitive, online job market means your experience and skills need to stand out from all the rest. This session will cover current resume best practices, including tips about what information to include and what to leave off, as well as formatting and content guidelines to give your experience more impact. Led by Elizabeth Gross, owner of Job Search Divas. A former marketing executive at, 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. There will be plenty of time for networking after the presentation. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Climate Change: It’s Only Just Begun (*RR)
Tuesday, January 15, 7pm
Learn about the science of climate change and why we are only just beginning to see the effects of climate change. Stephen Young, Geography Professor at Salem State University, will discuss his research about how the climate is changing in northeastern North America and what we can expect in the future. Dr. Young will also explore what we can do now to avoid major problems in the future. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Wednesday, January 16, 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.

Film Screening: Boy Erased (*RR)
Thursday, January 17, 12:30pm
Enjoy a screening of one of Hollywood's newest DVD releases -- Boy Erased, a drama starring Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, and Joel Edgerton. The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents. Rated R. 115 minutes. Doors will open at 12pm. Candy & water will be served. A $1 donation is suggested. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library and Tewksbury Lions Club.

Film Screening: The Old Man And The Gun (*RR)
Friday, January 18, 12:30pm
Enjoy a screening of one of Hollywood's newest DVD releases -- Old Man And The Gun, a comedic crime drama starring Robert Redford, Sissy Spacek, and Casey Affleck. Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker and his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Rated PG-13. 93 minutes. Doors will open at 12pm. Candy & water will be served. A $1 donation is suggested. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library and Tewksbury Lions Club.  

Tiny Tykes Story Time
Monday, January 14, 10:15am & 11am
For young children ages 0 to 18  months. Older siblings are always welcome to join in! Join us for a fun session of stories, songs, fingerplays, instruments, and gentle movement that help build early literacy skills. Please note, we have 2 sessions that are the same, one is at 10:15am and the other is at 11:00am. There is no registration, however, there is limited space in the room. Please check in at the Children's desk upon arrival to check to see if there is still room available in the session.

Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, January 15, 11am
For ages 3 to 6. Younger siblings are always welcome! Join us for a story time of music, books, movement and more! Early literacy skills will set your child up for a successful school career and here's the place to begin. No registration required.

Art Adventures (*RR)
Wednesday, January 16, 3:30pm
For ages 7 to 11. Drop in to create some cool art today! Registration is required and begins on January 7th. To register, call the Children's desk at 978-640-4490 ext. 204.

Dads & Donuts
Saturday, January 19, 11am
Join us for a story time of music, books, movement...and donuts! Sharing story time with a parent or caregiver is a good way to foster a love of reading and jumpstart a journey of lifelong learning.This program is designed for children ages 3 to 7, but siblings are always welcome. Coffee, lemonade, donuts, and graham crackers will be served after stories.

DIY Crafternoon (*RR)
Tuesday, January 15, 3:30pm
Come spend some time in the Friendly Little Room! We will have craft supplies for you to work on a variety of projects, including past craft programs you may have missed. We will also have coloring pages, and you are welcome to bring your own craft supplies. Registration required.

Henna Tattoos (*RR)
Wednesday, January 16, 5:30pm-7pm
Come to the library and get a free henna tattoo! Drop in anytime from 5:30-7:00 pm to get your choice of henna tattoo. Coloring sheets will be available for teens while they wait. The event is open to anyone in grades 6 through 12. Henna tattoos can last up to four weeks so keep that in mind before participating. Please be aware that lemon juice is used to make the henna. Registration required.

After Hours Study Night (*RR)
Friday, January 18, 6pm-9pm
Come to the library after hours and study for your finals! We will have pizza, snacks, and caffeine to help fuel you through the night.  There will be areas for both quiet and group study. We will even have some activities to help relieve your stress. This program is open to teens in grades 9 through 12. Remember that the library is closed and staff will not be answering phones during this program. We recommend that you bring your cell phone with you in case of emergencies. All teens must register for this event and have permission from a parent or guardian to attend this study night. Contact Teen Librarian Aimee Villett or stop in at the Front Desk for a permission slip.

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