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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: How To Power Network (*RR)
Monday, June 10, 2pm
Learn all the tools necessary to develop extensive networks that access the hidden job market and that will pay continuing dividends throughout one’s career. Attendees will learn a comprehensive step-by-step process that starts with people they already know and generates a continuing source of new and valued professional contacts. Through networking, many of these contacts become “helpers” in the job search and often become life-long professional or personal friends. Networking in a job search is truly relationship marketing of oneself in his/her target market. The presentation will give attendees a thorough overview of the total person-to-person networking process. Led by Eric Ross, who is often acknowledged as New England’s master networker. Ross landed his most recent position, Chief Operating Officer of New England Renewable Energy Systems, through the networking approach and methods explained in his Power Networking presentation.

Tewksbury Community Market
Tuesday, June 11, 4pm-7pm
The Tewksbury Community Market, located on the library's front lawn, is open from 4pm to 7pm on Tuesdays through September 24. Shop for food, crafts, flowers and more from local vendors and artisans. 

RETIREMENT WEEK: How To Eat Healthy For Seniors (*RR)
Tuesday, June 11, 7pm
Join nutritionist and author Peg Doyle, M. Ed. for a lively and productive discussion on staying well after age 50. Contrary to popular belief, everything that goes wrong physically after the half-century mark is not necessarily due to “old age.” In this interactive presentation, Doyle will share some secrets to living a long, healthy, and potential medicine-free life. Doyle is the author of Food Becomes You - Simple Steps for Lifelong Wellness. A book selling and signing will follow the event for those interested.

RETIREMENT WEEK: Golf Injury Prevention 101 (*RR)
Wednesday, June 12, 10:30am
Back pain slowing your golf game? Shoulder pain limiting your swing? Join Jaimee Mace, MSPT, for a presentation on golf injury prevention. Learn about the most common golf course injuries, reasons why they happen, and exercises you can do to help prevent them. You will get tips about how to reduce pain during every day activities and learn key stretches that can keep you on the golf course for years to come. Mace received her Master’s in Physical Therapy from Arcadia University in 1999. Most of her clinical experience has been in outpatient orthopedics/sports medicine settings. And while she isn’t a very good golfer herself, she is married to one, so knows first-hand about the aches and pains that can go with the sport.

Poetry Circle
Wednesday, June 12, 1:30pm
Join us as we appreciate and discuss a few poems each month! Poems will be available one week before the meeting so that there will be time to look them over.

Non-Fiction Book Group: Endurance
Thursday, June 13, 10:30am
Join us for a discussion of Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing. Describes how the ship of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton became immobilized by ice for 10-months on his 1914 expedition to Antarctica, resulting in an 850-mile journey back to civilization with only a skeleton crew remaining.  Books are available at the reference desk on the second floor. This meeting will also be our book selection meeting for the next year! Bring your opinions and your recommendations!

RETIREMENT WEEK: Advanced Retirement Planning Strategies (*RR)
Thursday, June 6, 2pm AND 6:30pm
Learn about the latest in retirement planning from Steve Pessotti, a local retirement planner and guest speaker from the Society of Financial Awareness (SOFA). Topics will include: Estate Planning: Wills vs. Trusts; Learn how to avoid probate; Ancillary Documents: Learn about Durable Power of Attorney, HIPPA compliant Medical Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxy and Pour-over Will; Life Estates: Learn how to protect your assets from Nursing Home liens; Nursing Home/Medicaid Rules: Learn about 5-year look back and asset limitations for single & married taxpayers; Getting Fiscally Fit: Learn how to create lifetime income streams for ongoing cash flow; Financial Blunders: Learn how to preserve and protect assets against risk; Lump Sum vs. Pension Income Payouts: Learn the benefits and disadvantages of distributions; and Social Security: Learn the major changes. Can't make it during the day? This same educational seminar will be presented later in the day at 6:30pm.

Film Screening: Free Solo
Friday, June 14, 2pm
Enjoy a screening of this year's Academy Award-winning documentary -- Free Solo. Alex Honnold attempts to become the first person to ever free solo climb El Capitan. Rated PG-13. 100 minutes. Doors will open at 1:30pm. 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, June 10, 10:15 & 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.

Pajamarama Storytime
Tuesday, June 11, 7pm
The Community Market will be out on the lawn every Tuesday night! Make a whole evening of it by stopping into the library! Every week, we will alternate between a Pajamarama Storytime and a fun do-it-yourself craft. Be sure to stop by!

Little Einsteins (*RR)
Wednesday, June 12, 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 by calling 978-640-4490 ext. 204.

Art Adventures (*RR)
Wednesday, June 12, 3:45pm
For ages 7 to 11. Drop in to create some cool art today! Registration is required by calling the Children's desk at 978-640-4490 ext. 204.

Wiggle Time (*RR)
Thursday, June 13, 10:15m & 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.

Dads & Donuts
Saturday, June 15, 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.

Final Study Hours: Grades 9-11 (*RR)
Monday, June 10, 2pm-8:30pm
We are opening our Meeting Room as a quiet study room for high school students studying for finals. Students looking to work in groups can use our Teen Space or reserve a Study Room. Destress activities will be available in the Friendly Little Room for those who need them. Coffee, snacks, and pizza will be available in the Meeting Room for teens who register.

Teen Gaming: Grades 6-12 (*RR)
Wednesday, June 11, 5:30pm
Hang out and play video games on the Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbox One! Teens are welcome to bring their games, but they must be rated between E and T. Snacks will be provided.

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