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At Your Library: Library To Host Talk On Boston Mob with Casey Sherman, Dave Wedge & Globe’s Emily Sweeney

Tewksbury Public Library

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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 Use Social Media In Your Job Search ON ZOOM (*RR)
Monday, June 8, 2pm
Learn how to use social media and the web for job hunting and for building a personal brand. In the online job market of today, knowing the ins and outs of social media and keeping your personal brand sharp is essential. Led by Susu Wong, Principal & Chief Connector of Tomo360, an online marketing firm. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

A Look At Boston Organized Crime with the Boston Globe's Emily Sweeney, Casey Sherman & Dave Wedge ON ZOOM (*RR)
Monday, June 8, 7pm
Boston Globe reporter Emily Sweeney will take us on a tour of Boston's organized crime underworld, revealing the places where deals were made, people were killed, and bodies were buried. Travel back in time to when the North End was wrought with gun violence, Hanover Street was known as a "shooting gallery," and guys named King Solomon, Beano Breen, and Mickey the Wiseguy ruled the streets. Emily will be joined by special guests Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge, authors of the new book, "Hunting Whitey: The Inside Story of the Capture & Killing of America's Most Wanted Crime Boss." Emily has written for the Boston Globe since 2001. A proud native of Dorchester, she’s the author of "Boston Organized Crime" and "Gangland Boston: A Tour Through The Deadly Streets of Organized Crime." Emily appeared in "Stranger Than Fiction: The True Story of Whitey Bulger, Southie, and The Departed," a documentary film that is featured on the DVD of the Oscar-winning movie "The Departed."

A Look Back At 1939 -- Hollywood’s Greatest Year ON ZOOM (*RR)
Tuesday, June 9, 7pm
Take a behind-the-scenes look at Hollywood's greatest year -- 1939. Relive the premieres of The Wizard of Oz, Stagecoach, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, and Gone with the Wind. Look back at that year's top 10 films and its stars & directors with movie buff Frank Mandosa, who will share his popular presentation filled with photos, video clips & trivia. Frank Mandosa is a full-time Massachusetts high school Film and English teacher. He has been given film lectures at libraries, senior centers, and community centers across the state since 2012. Frank is the co-host of 'Reel Life,' an award-winning local access TV show that features movie reviews.

Laughter Circle ON FACEBOOK LIVE
Wednesday, June 10, noon
This program is for all ages. This program combines voluntary laughter exercises with gentle breathing techniques to teach the body how to laugh without relying on jokes or humor. This is a participatory program where we will create moments to laugh in through guided actions. No need to bring a yoga mat--most of the program is seated, with options for standing or gentle movement. What are the benefits of laughter? Mood elevates. Stress, depression and tension decrease. Immunity improves. Lung capacity increases through deep breathing, enhancing oxygen delivery to all parts of the body. Endorphin and serotonin levels rise. Laughter provides an excellent internal massage to digestive tract as well as improving blood supply to the internal organs. People who laugh don’t worry as much as people who don’t laugh.

Tips On How To Get Published -- A Panel Discussion ON ZOOM (*RR)
Wednesday, June 10, 7pm
Attention aspiring authors! Join North Shore authors Holly Robinson, Edith Maxwell and Elizabeth Atkinson for an interesting panel discussion on how to get published. There will be plenty of time for Q&A. Edith Maxwell is a Macavity & Agatha-nominated cozy mystery author with 20 published novels in several series. Holly Robinson is a novelist, memoirist, and ghost writer. Elizabeth Atkinson is an award-winning Youth Adult/Middle Grade author. She has also been an editor, children's librarian, English teacher, and newspaper columnist.

An Appreciation Of Baseball Umpires with Bill Nowlin ON ZOOM (*RR)
Thursday, June 11, 7pm
Prolific baseball writer and editor will discuss his new book, "Working A Perfect Game: Conservations With Umpires." Over the course of four years, Nowlin interviewed 72 major league umpires, another two dozen call-up and AAA umpires, and four umpire supervisors. The result is the most complete and intimate portrait ever done of a vitally important yet largely unappreciated aspect of professional baseball. Bill Nowlin is the author & editor of nearly 100 books, most about baseball, including "Red Sox vs. Yankees: Hometown Experts Analyze, Debate, and Illuminate Baseball's Ultimate Rivalry, "Red Sox by the Numbers" and "Fenway Park at 100." In 2004, he was elected vice president of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) and remains on the Board of Directors. Bill lives in Cambridge and misses his Red Sox -- he typically attends 50 or so games a year.

Tiny Tykes Story Time ON FACEBOOK LIVE
Monday, June 8, 10:30am
Story time for infants and toddlers with Miss Heather! Join her for stories, songs, movement and more! This program is on Facebook page (

Preschool Story Time ON FACEBOOK LIVE
Tuesday, June 9, 11am
Join Miss Kat for songs, movement, and a story or two! This program will be run live on the library's Facebook page (

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