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AT THE LIBRARY: Play Mini-Golf Inside The Library On March 30-31

Mar 22, 2019 05:56AM

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

Tewksbury Job Seekers Network: The “Elephant In The Room” During Your Job Interview (*RR)

Monday, March 25, 2pm

During this workshop you will learn to notice when the “threat response” is triggered in you or the interviewer, and strategies to recover, reestablish rapport, and address any “unspoken” assumptions and biases. Led by Tom McDonough, Program Director for the Institute for Career Transitions. There will be plenty of time for networking after the presentation. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

GET ENGAGED SERIES: How Does Town Meeting Work? (*RR)

Monday, March 25, 7pm

Tewksbury has 22,000+ voters, but only 200-300 typically attend Town Meeting, where so many important decisions affecting residents are made. Have you never been to Town Meeting? Or maybe it’s been awhile? Town Moderator Jayne Wellman will discuss how Town Meeting operates & answer your questions so you feel more comfortable attending. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


BIRDS & BEES WEEK: Backyard Chicken Basics In Tewksbury (*RR)

Tuesday, March 26, 7pm

Health Director Susan Sawyer, Animal Inspector Pamela Thomas and Town Nurse Sarah Kinghorn BSN RN will review the recently revised Tewksbury Board of Health Regulation ("Minimum Standards for the Keeping of Animals") which now allows residents to raise backyard chickens (hens). Learn what you should know before deciding to purchase those cute chicks!

Evening Book Group Meeting: Little Fires Everywhere

Wednesday, March 27, 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng. When a custody battle divides her placid town, straitlaced family woman Elena Richardson finds herself pitted against her enigmatic tenant and becomes obsessed with exposing her past, only to trigger devastating consequences for both families. New members are always welcome. Copies of the book are available at the Front Desk. No registration required.

BIRDS & BEES WEEK: Owls of Massachusetts (*RR)

Thursday, March 28, 10:30am

We have several types of owls in our suburban landscape, though most folks rarely see them. Barbara Bates from Mass Audubon Habitat Sanctuary will discuss these owls, sharing slides, sounds, and specimens of owls found in Massachusetts. Feel this stealth predator’s wings to learn how they fly so silently. Look at a skull to understand why they can hunt so well by sound alone. Participants will also play "CSI Cold Case" by dissecting an owl pellet to learn what the owl ate for dinner. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


Tewksbury News Discussion Group (*RR)

Thursday, March 28, 12:30pm

Do you enjoy talking about town topics? Want to learn more about what’s going on in Tewksbury? Attend these monthly meetings to review the month's major local news stories. All attendees will receive copies of some of the most interesting Tewksbury news stories recently published in the Tewksbury Town Crier, Tewksbury Advocate, Lowell Sun, Your Tewksbury Today, and Tewksbury Patch. Limited to 20 seats.


BIRDS & BEES WEEK: Inside The World Of Beekeeping(*RR)

Thursday, March 28, 7pm

Join Julie Kelley, co-owner of Tewksbury Honey, to learn all about beekeeping -- the amazing lives of bees; beehives; problems with colonies; honey production; and the importance of pollination. Did you know that pollinators are directly responsible for 33% of our food supply? Kelley will discuss what can be done to help the honey bee population survive and thrive! The Kelley family -- Julie, her husband Mike and children Kathryn and Sean -- own and maintain 40 hives around Tewksbury, including two on the grounds of the Tewksbury Public Library. The honey generated from the hives at the library will be donated to the Tewksbury Community Pantry. Tewksbury Honey sells honey and honey products online and at several area Farmers Markets. Learn more about Tewksbury Honey on its website, www.tewksbury.com. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

OSCAR FILM SERIES: If Beale Street Could Talk(*RR)

Friday, March 29, 12:30pm & 7pm

Enjoy a screening of one of Hollywood's newest DVD releases -- If Beale Street Could Talk, a drama starring KiKi Layne, Stephan James, and Regina King. The film received 3 Academy Award nominations, including Best Supporting Actress. A woman in Harlem embraces her pregnancy while she and her family struggle to prove her fiancé innocent of a crime. Rated R. 119 minutes. Doors will open 30 minutes early. Candy & water will be served in the afternoon. Pizza & water will be served at night. A $1-$2 donation is suggested. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library and Tewksbury Lions Club.


Library Mini-Golf Fundraiser

Saturday, March 30, 6pm-9pm

Sunday, March 31, 10am-4pm

Help us raise funds for programming by playing mini golf inside the library! For all ages! Fun for the whole family. $5 per person. Play 18 holes of mini golf on Saturday, March 30th from 6pm to 9pm or Sunday, March 31st from 10am to 4pm. Tickets available at the door.


Kids Events


Tiny Tykes Story Time

Monday, March 25, 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.


Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, March 26, 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.


Little Einsteins (*RR)

Wednesday, March 27, 11am

For ages 3 to 6. Each month, preschoolers can explore different science themes with Miss Heather by moving through a variety of stations with their caregivers. Early STEM skills are explored in topics like, water, floating and sinking, colors, light, and much more. This program is limited to 15 children. Registration is required and begins on February 4th. To register, call the Children's desk at 978-640-4490 ext. 204.

Wacky Words Writer’s Workshop (*RR)

Wednesday, March 27, 3:45pm

For kids ages 7 to 11 (in grades 3 to 5). Do you like writing? Join Miss Heather as she leads us in writing games and challenges. Limited to 10. Registration is required and begins on March 18. Register by calling the Children's desk at 978-640-4490 ext. 204


Wiggle Time

Thursday, March 28, 10:15am & 11am

For 2 year olds (ages 18 months and up). Get your early literacy skills on with stories, songs, movement, instruments, dancing and more! No registration required, HOWEVER, there is limited space in the room. Please check in at the Children's desk upon arrival to grab a token and ensure there is space in the story time.


Library Mini-Golf Fundraiser

Saturday, March 30, 6pm-9pm

Sunday, March 31, 10am-4pm

Help us raise funds for programming by playing mini golf inside the library! For all ages! Fun for the whole family. $5 per person. Play 18 holes of mini golf on Saturday, March 30th from 6pm to 9pm or Sunday, March 31st from 10am to 4pm. Tickets available at the door.


Teen Events


In The Media (*RR)

Tuesday, March 26, 5:30pm

A group where teens from any political party or belief system can come to have a civil discussion about current topics in the media or our community. We will look at different articles, videos or other sources to gain knowledge prior to our discussion. Each month we will go over tips and ground rules for having a civil conversation. Teens who participate will receive an hour of community service. Snacks will be provided if teens register at least a day prior to the program.


Teen Gaming (*RR)

Tuesday, March 26, 6:30pm

Hangout and play games on the Nintendo Switch. Choose between Super Smash Bros. Ultimate., Jackbox games Party Packs, and more! Feel free to bring your own games to play. Make sure you don't bring games with ratings above Teen. Snacks will be provided.  


Library Mini-Golf Fundraiser

Saturday, March 30, 6pm-9pm

Sunday, March 31, 10am-4pm

Help us raise funds for programming by playing mini golf inside the library! For all ages! Fun for the whole family. $5 per person. Play 18 holes of mini golf on Saturday, March 30th from 6pm to 9pm or Sunday, March 31st from 10am to 4pm. Tickets available at the door.

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