December 2021

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Wednesday, December 19:30—11:30 AMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: 50+ Job Seekers Networking Group

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: 50+ Job Seekers Networking GroupIf you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you.…Learn More

Wednesday, December 11:30—3:00 PMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876
OnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

The Armchair Detectives Mystery Book Group -- Christmas Mourning

The Armchair Detectives Mystery Book Group -- Christmas MourningDo you love a good mystery? Join the library's  Book Club, "The Armchair Detectives!"  Judge Deborah Knott is faced with a horrifying holiday murder case. After a beautiful young cheerleader is found dead in a car wreck, Judge Knott's husband Deputy Dwight Bryant discovers evidence that the death was anything but an accident.…Learn More

Wednesday, December 13:30—4:30 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL TEEN EVENT: Jackbox Games (Grades 6-12)

VIRTUAL TEEN EVENT: Jackbox Games (Grades 6-12)Join us to play virtual games from Jackbox Games! All you need is a computer or phone with internet access. Games we may play include: Guesspionage, Fibbage, Trivia Murder Party and more! All family friendly filters will be turned on. This event is open to teens in grades 6-12.…Learn More

Wednesday, December 14:00—4:15 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Thor

Golden retrieverPractice reading to our therapy dog, Thor!

Wednesday, December 14:15—4:30 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Thor

Golden retrieverPractice reading to our therapy dog, Thor!

Wednesday, December 14:30—4:45 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Thor

Golden retrieverPractice reading to our therapy dog, Thor!

Wednesday, December 14:45—5:00 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Thor

Golden retrieverPractice reading to our therapy dog, Thor!

Wednesday, December 17:00—8:30 PMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Friends of the TPLibrary Meeting

Monthly meeting of the fabulous Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library.   All are welcome to attend this meeting of the Friends' Board.  email questions to: friendstplibrary@gmail. com

Wednesday, December 17:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: A Trip to Athens Greece with The Traveling Librarian

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: A Trip to Athens Greece with The Traveling Librarian**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. **  Join Jeff Klapes, the Traveling Librarian, for one of his popular armchair travel presentations. Take a virtual visit to Greece, and explore Athens, the bustling capital that is both ancient and modern.…Learn More
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Thursday, December 27:00—8:30 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: John Singer Sargent: Master with a Brush with Jane Oneail

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: John Singer Sargent: Master with a Brush with Jane Oneail**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. **  John Singer Sargent, a masterful nineteenth-century artist, is celebrated for his Grand Manner portraiture of the European and American elite.…Learn More

Thursday, December 27:00—8:15 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Sleuths & Sidekicks -- A Panel Discussion Of Mystery Writers

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Sleuths & Sidekicks -- A Panel Discussion Of Mystery WritersA great mystery series is about more than a puzzling crime. It’s the sleuths and their sidekicks who make us fall in love with a book. Join Tina deBellegarde, Jen Collins Moore, Carol Pouliot, and Lida Sideris for an interactive conversation about their detectives and their sidekicks.…Learn More
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Friday, December 32:00—4:00 PMOffsiteTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

FILM SCREENING: Judas and the Black Messiah

FILM SCREENING: Judas and the Black Messiah**THIS EVENT IS TAKING PLACE AT THE TEWKSBURY SENIOR CENTER (175 CHANDLER STREET). **Enjoy a screening of the 2021 Academy Award nominated film for Best Picture -- Judas and the Black Messiah, a drama starring Daniel Kaluuya. Offered a plea deal by the FBI, William O'Neal infiltrates the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party to gather intelligence on Chairman Fred Hampton.…Learn More

Friday, December 33:00—4:30 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

CANCELED - VIRTUAL EVENT: Among Us (Grades 6-12)

VIRTUAL EVENT:  Among Us (Grades 6-12)Join your crewmates in a multiplayer game of teamwork and betrayal over Zoom. Download the free Among Us app, and play in a private match hosted by the Tewksbury Public Library.   This event is for teens in grades 6-12. Please register below.   NOTE: This is an online event via Zoom.…Learn More

Friday, December 36:00—7:00 PMOffsiteTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Visit Library Table At Tewksbury Tree Lighting & Holiday Celebration

Visit Library Table At Tewksbury Tree Lighting & Holiday Celebration This year's Tewksbury Tree Lighting and Holiday Celebration will take place on Friday, December 3, 2021, from 6pm to 7pm, on the Tewksbury Town Common. The festivities will include: Marshmallow roasting on open fires; Staging of a beautiful ice sculpture donated by the Wilmington/Tewksbury Chamber of Commerce and its associated businesses; Hot cider and donuts; Balloon Animals; Carolers; Ornament decoration stations; Writing letters to Santa, and Meet & Great with Santa and a couple of his helpful elves! Consider bringing an unwrapped toy to donate to the local toy drive.…Learn More
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Monday, December 610:15—10:45 AMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Tiny Tykes Storytime - Limited Space Available

Tiny Tykes Storytime is back! This storytime is designed 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.…Learn More

Monday, December 62:00—3:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: TEWKSBURY JOB SEEKERS NETWORK -- Create A Standout Resume

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: TEWKSBURY JOB SEEKERS NETWORK -- Create A Standout Resume**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. ** Searching for a job in today’s competitive, online job market means your experience and skills need to stand out from all the rest.…Learn More

Monday, December 62:30—3:30 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: The Spirit Of Christmas Past: The History of Christmas In New England

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: The Spirit Of Christmas Past: The History of Christmas In New England**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. **  Enjoy a well-illustrated lecture that traces the development of the celebration of Christmas, from the time it was outlawed in 17th Century New England through the beginning of the 21st Century, when all the trappings of a traditional Christmas were in place.…Learn More

Monday, December 63:00—4:30 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

CANCELED - VIRTUAL EVENT: Middle Grade Among Us (Grades 5-7)

VIRTUAL EVENT:  Middle Grade Among Us (Grades 5-7)We get it. You've outgrown the kid stuff, but the high school crowd is a little. .. intimidating. You're in the middle - and that's okay! We are starting a series of programs just for kids like you. Keep an eye on our calendar for programs with "Middle Grade" in the title.…Learn More

Monday, December 67:00—8:30 PMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Science Squared Book Discussion

s2 Science Squared text with atomic figure with science images belowReading and Discussion Science and Science Fiction on the first Monday evening of the month. *December's discussion book is: The Girl with all the gifts by M. R. CareyBooks are available at the Front Desk one month before the discussion. *There are months when we meet on the 2nd Monday due to holidays.…Learn More
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Tuesday, December 72:30—3:30 PMOffsiteTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

OUTREACH: Book Deliveries To Bayberry At Emerald Court

Community Outreach Librarian Robert Hayes will be delivering books and other library materials to the homebound residents of Bayberry at Emerald Court this month on December 7.  If you are a resident of Tewksbury that is unable to visit the library due to a permanent condition, or a temporary one that lasts at least 4 weeks, please contact Hayes at 978-640-4490 x 205 or rhayes@tewksburypl.…Learn More

Tuesday, December 74:00—4:15 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Misty

Misty the poodlePractice reading to our therapy dog, Misty!

Tuesday, December 74:15—4:30 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Misty

Misty the poodlePractice reading to our therapy dog, Misty!

Tuesday, December 74:30—4:45 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Misty

Misty the poodlePractice reading to our therapy dog, Misty!

Tuesday, December 74:45—5:00 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Misty

Misty the poodlePractice reading to our therapy dog, Misty!

Tuesday, December 77:00—8:30 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: From HIV to Covid 19 -- The Social and Scientific Response

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: From HIV to Covid 19 -- The Social and Scientific Response**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. **  Forty years into the HIV pandemic and two years into the COVID-19 pandemic: we ask where are we, how did we get here, and where are we going? Join long-time HIV survivors Paul Glass and Fabien Denry in conversation with Dr.…Learn More
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Wednesday, December 81:30—3:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL Poetry Circle

This program will be VIRTUAL via ZOOM. Please email dgiarrusso@tewksbury-ma. gov for registration information. 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.…Learn More

Wednesday, December 83:30—4:30 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL EVENT: Sharpie Mug (Grades 6-12)

VIRTUAL EVENT: Sharpie Mug (Grades 6-12)Join Kate on YouTube to learn how to create your very own Sharpie Mug, just in time for the cold weather ahead! Supplies will be provided in this instructional video. * Registered attendees will be sent an email with more details about picking up supplies.…Learn More

Wednesday, December 84:00—4:15 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Thor

Golden retrieverPractice reading to our therapy dog, Thor!

Wednesday, December 84:15—4:30 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Thor

Golden retrieverPractice reading to our therapy dog, Thor!

Wednesday, December 84:30—4:45 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Thor

Golden retrieverPractice reading to our therapy dog, Thor!

Wednesday, December 84:45—5:00 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Thor

Golden retrieverPractice reading to our therapy dog, Thor!

Wednesday, December 87:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Seasonal Mocktails: The Art Of Non-Alcoholic Mixology

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Seasonal Mocktails: The Art Of Non-Alcoholic Mixology**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. **  Festive non-alcoholic drinks are perfect for holidays, brunches, and everyday enjoyment. Explore the art of mocktail mixology as we cover how to make syrups, infusions, beautiful garnishes, and customized drinks, along with recipes.…Learn More

Wednesday, December 87:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR SERIES: Andrews & Wilson Discuss WEB Griffin's 'Rogue Asset'

VIRTUAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR SERIES: Andrews & Wilson Discuss WEB Griffin's 'Rogue Asset'**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. **Authors Brian Andrews and Jeffrey Wilson will discuss their new book, W. E. B. Griffin's Rogue Asset, via Zoom.…Learn More
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Thursday, December 910:30 AM—12:00 PMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Non-Fiction Book Group: Dancing in the Mosque

Join us for a discussion of Dancing in the Mosque by Homeira QaderiThis discussion will be conducted in person in the First Floor Meeting Room. No registration required. Copies of the book are available for check out at the Reference desk on the 2nd floor.

Thursday, December 912:00—12:15 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

PHONE FRIENDS: What Is The Best Gift You've Ever Given? What Is The Best Gift You've Ever Received?

PHONE FRIENDS QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What is the best gift you've ever given and what is the best gift you've ever received? Call in to share your answer and listen to others in a welcoming, friendly space. This program will take place completely over the phone and last approximately 15 minutes.…Learn More

Thursday, December 97:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR SERIES: David Baldacci Discusses 'Mercy'

VIRTUAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR SERIES: David Baldacci Discusses 'Mercy'**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. **Bestselling author David Baldacci will discuss his latest book, Mercy, via Zoom. How To Register: Register HERE.…Learn More
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Friday, December 102:00—3:45 PMOffsiteTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

FILM SCREENING: The Father

FILM SCREENING: The Father**THIS EVENT IS TAKING PLACE AT THE TEWKSBURY SENIOR CENTER (175 CHANDLER STREET). **Enjoy a screening of the 2021 Academy Award nominated film for Best Picture -- The Father, a drama starring Anthony Hopkins, who won the Academy Award for Lead Actor. A loving father finds himself sinking ever deeper into the depths of dementia.…Learn More

Friday, December 103:00—3:30 PMChildren's RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876
OnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Virtual Maker Craft

Watch a video to show you how to make some really cool crafts! Every month, we will post a new fun tutorial aimed at ages 7-11. Check out our YouTube page at youtube. com/tewksburylibrary to see the link. Bags of supplies will be outside the library on the morning of the event, and are first come, first served.…Learn More

Friday, December 107:00—8:30 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Holiday Movie Trivia Night

**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. ** Join us on Zoom to test your Holiday movie trivia skills! Play solo or organize a team! For security purposes, participants' videos will be disabled, so no need to worry about having a working webcam to play.…Learn More
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Monday, December 1310:15—10:45 AMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Tiny Tykes Storytime - Limited Space Available

Tiny Tykes Storytime is back! This storytime is designed 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.…Learn More

Monday, December 132:00—3:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: TEWKSBURY JOB SEEKERS NETWORK: Get Hired: Create Career Branding Phrases That Stick

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: TEWKSBURY JOB SEEKERS NETWORK: Get Hired: Create Career Branding Phrases That Stick**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. ** What is the secret to standing out? The 3D approach to creating branding phrases that stick! Learn how to stand out during your next interview and while you network for your next opportunity:Sharpen your interview smarts with specifics and stories that stick.…Learn More

Monday, December 137:00—8:30 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: TEWKSBURY GENEALOGY GROUP (1 of 2) -- Hidden Treasures In Town Records

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: TEWKSBURY GENEALOGY GROUP (1 of 2) -- Hidden Treasures In Town Records**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. **  The Tewksbury Genealogy Group is open to everyone who's interested in genealogy. Each meeting -- which will take place via Zoom -- consists of a presentation from a guest speaker (typically a professional genealogist), followed by a period where members can briefly share their latest genealogy research, and then the library will share a genealogy resource its patrons can access for free.…Learn More
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Tuesday, December 142:30—3:30 PMOffsiteTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

OUTREACH: Book Deliveries To Blaire House

Community Outreach Librarian Robert Hayes will be delivering books and other library materials to the homebound residents of Blaire House of Tewksbury this month on December 14. If you are a resident of Tewksbury that is unable to visit the library due to a permanent condition, or a temporary one that lasts at least 4 weeks, please contact Hayes at 978-640-4490 x 205 or rhayes@tewksburypl.…Learn More

Tuesday, December 144:00—4:15 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Misty

Misty the poodlePractice reading to our therapy dog, Misty!

Tuesday, December 144:15—4:30 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Misty

Misty the poodlePractice reading to our therapy dog, Misty!

Tuesday, December 144:30—4:45 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Misty

Misty the poodlePractice reading to our therapy dog, Misty!

Tuesday, December 144:45—5:00 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Misty

Misty the poodlePractice reading to our therapy dog, Misty!

Tuesday, December 146:00—6:30 PMChildren's RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Pajamarama Story Time

For ages 2 to 5. Older or younger siblings are welcome to join us, too!Have early literacy fun with stories, songs, movement and more at this early evening story time. Pajamas are optional but encouraged. No registration required. Please drop in!…Learn More

Tuesday, December 147:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: TEWKSBURY GENEALOGY GROUP (2 of 2) -- Digital Preservation For Family Historians

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: TEWKSBURY GENEALOGY GROUP (2 of 2) -- Digital Preservation For Family Historians**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. **  The Tewksbury Genealogy Group is open to everyone who's interested in genealogy. Each meeting -- which will take place via Zoom -- consists of a presentation from a guest speaker (typically a professional genealogist), followed by a period where members can briefly share their latest genealogy research, and then the library will share a genealogy resource its patrons can access for free.…Learn More
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Wednesday, December 159:30—11:30 AMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: 50+ Job Seekers Networking Group

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: 50+ Job Seekers Networking GroupIf you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you.…Learn More

Wednesday, December 151:30—3:00 PMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Crafternoon

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.…Learn More

Wednesday, December 153:30—4:30 PMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

CANCELED - IN PERSON TEEN EVENT: Anime Club (Grades 6-12)

IN PERSON TEEN EVENT: Anime Club (Grades 6-12)Get snacks, relax and get ready to watch anime with friends!  NOTE: This is an in person event happening in the Tewksbury Public Library for teens in grades 6-12.

Wednesday, December 154:00—4:15 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Thor

Golden retrieverPractice reading to our therapy dog, Thor!

Wednesday, December 154:15—4:30 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Thor

Golden retrieverPractice reading to our therapy dog, Thor!

Wednesday, December 154:30—4:45 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Thor

Golden retrieverPractice reading to our therapy dog, Thor!

Wednesday, December 154:45—5:00 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Thor

Golden retrieverPractice reading to our therapy dog, Thor!

Wednesday, December 157:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Decked Out For The Holidays: A Virtual Garden & Mansion Tour

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Decked Out For The Holidays: A Virtual Garden & Mansion Tour**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. **  Tewksbury Library is thrilled to start off the winter holiday season with a virtual tour of magnificently decorated gardens, conservatories and mansions.…Learn More

Wednesday, December 157:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Creepy Christmas with Jeff Belanger

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Creepy Christmas with Jeff Belanger**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. **  Based on Jeff Belanger’s New England Legends “Creepy Christmas” special that aired on PBS! Remember the famous Christmas song which goes, “There’ll be scary ghost stories and tales of the glories of Christmases long long ago…”? So what happened to the scary stories? Jeff Belanger brings the spooky back to the yuletide time of year with Creepy Christmas.…Learn More
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Thursday, December 1612:00—12:15 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

PHONE FRIENDS: What Is Your Favorite Winter Holiday Memory Growing Up?

PHONE FRIENDS QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What is your favorite winter holiday memory growing home?Call in to share your answer and listen to others in a welcoming, friendly space. This program will take place completely over the phone and last approximately 15 minutes.…Learn More

Thursday, December 167:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: The Creation Of The Christmas Card

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: The Creation Of The Christmas Card**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. **  Join Alan Earls -- local historian, presenter, and co-author of Boston Made: From Robotics To Revolution, Innovations that Changed the World -- for a discussion of the formative years of the Christmas Card.…Learn More
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Friday, December 1710:00 AM—4:00 PMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Gingerbread House Contest Drop-Off

Does your family's gingerbread house have what it takes to stand out? Enter our Gingerbread House Contest and see how your house compares to others! There will be one $25 gift card awarded for each of four categories (adults, children, teens, and families) to the overall favorite in each category.…Learn More

Friday, December 172:00—4:00 PMOffsiteTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

FILM SCREENING: Minari

FILM SCREENING: Minari**THIS EVENT IS TAKING PLACE AT THE TEWKSBURY SENIOR CENTER (175 CHANDLER STREET). **Enjoy a screening of the 2021 Academy Award nominated film for Best Picture -- Minari, a drama starring Stephen Yeun, Han Ye-ri, and Alan Kim. In a rural area of Arkansas during the 1980s, one family stands out.…Learn More

Friday, December 173:00—4:30 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL EVENT: Among Us (Grades 6-12)

VIRTUAL EVENT:  Among Us (Grades 6-12)Join your crewmates in a multiplayer game of teamwork and betrayal over Zoom. Download the free Among Us app, and play in a private match hosted by the Tewksbury Public Library.   This event is for teens in grades 6-12. Please register below.   NOTE: This is an online event via Zoom.…Learn More

Friday, December 173:00—3:30 PMFacebook PageTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876
OnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Virtual Sprouts Craft

This craft is designed for kids aged 2-6. Bags of supplies will be available at the library the day of starting at 10 a. m. , and can be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. You will need to provide your own glue, scissors, and crayons. The instructions will be posted to our YouTube page (youtube.…Learn More
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Saturday, December 189:00 AM—4:00 PMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Gingerbread House Contest Voting

Come vote for your favorite Gingerbread House in our first-ever Gingerbread House Contest and help us choose the winners! There are four categories to vote for (adults, children, teens, and families), and the favorite in each category will win a $25 gift…Learn More
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Sunday, December 191:00—4:30 PMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Gingerbread House Pick-Up

Those who participated in our first-ever Gingerbread House Contest are asked to please pick up their houses on Sunday, December 19, between 1pm and 4:30pm. Houses not picked up during this time will be disposed of.
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Monday, December 2010:15—10:45 AMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Tiny Tykes Storytime - Limited Space Available

Tiny Tykes Storytime is back! This storytime is designed 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.…Learn More

Monday, December 202:00—3:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: TEWKSBURY JOB SEEKERS NETWORK -- Older Adults & Work In The 21st Century

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: TEWKSBURY JOB SEEKERS NETWORK -- Older Adults & Work In The 21st Century**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. ** The baby boomers, born during the years of 1946 -1964, are changing our notions about aging and the traditional view of retirement.…Learn More

Monday, December 207:00—8:30 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: TEWKSBURY WRITING GROUP -- Writing Advice From Ceara Comeau

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: TEWKSBURY WRITING GROUP -- Writing Advice From Ceara Comeau**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. ** Are you a writer -- or an aspiring writer -- looking for some support? The new Tewksbury Writing Group, which generally meets the third Monday evening of every month, is open to everyone who's interested in writing -- all genres, all skill levels.…Learn More
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Tuesday, December 212:30—3:30 PMOffsiteTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

OUTREACH: Book Deliveries To Heatherwood

Community Outreach Librarian Robert Hayes will be delivering books and other library materials to the homebound residents of Heather Gracious Retirement Living this month on December 21. If you are a resident of Tewksbury that is unable to visit the library due to a permanent condition, or a temporary one that lasts at least 4 weeks, please contact Hayes at 978-640-4490 x 205 or rhayes@tewksburypl.…Learn More

Tuesday, December 217:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: The History and Folklore of Santa Claus

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: The History and Folklore of Santa Claus**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. **  Many folks know that our modern-day Santa Claus had his start as St. Nicholas, but what happened on the journey to make us think of a "jolly old elf" rather than a pious Christian bishop? Where, exactly, did Santa Claus come from, and why does his popularity remain so high in modern American popular culture? This illustrated lecture is well-researched, with details on the journey Bishop Nicholas made to become our current-day Santa Claus.…Learn More
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Wednesday, December 2210:30—11:30 AMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Tewksbury News Discussion Group

Tewksbury News Discussion GroupDo 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 a collection of the most interesting Tewksbury news stories recently published in the Tewksbury Town Crier, Tewksbury Patch, Tewksbury Carnation, and Lowell Sun.…Learn More

Wednesday, December 223:30—4:30 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL EVENT: DIY Snow Globe (Grades 6-12)

Join Kate on Zoom to learn how to create your very own DIY Snow Globe! Supplies will be provided in this instructional video. * Registered attendees will be sent an email with more details about picking up supplies. If you have any questions, please email the Kate, the Teen Library Assistant, at kjennings@tewksburypl.…Learn More

Wednesday, December 224:00—4:15 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Thor

Golden retrieverPractice reading to our therapy dog, Thor!

Wednesday, December 224:15—4:30 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Thor

Golden retrieverPractice reading to our therapy dog, Thor!

Wednesday, December 224:30—4:45 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Thor

Golden retrieverPractice reading to our therapy dog, Thor!

Wednesday, December 224:45—5:00 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Thor

Golden retrieverPractice reading to our therapy dog, Thor!

Wednesday, December 227:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Christmas in Ireland

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Christmas in Ireland**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. **  Explore how Christmas has historically been celebrated in the Emerald Isle and how it is celebrated by many today.…Learn More
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Thursday, December 2310:00 AM—3:00 PMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Celebrate Tewksbury's Birthday With A Free Cupcake Or Slice Of Cake

Celebrate Tewksbury's Birthday With A Free Cupcake Or Slice Of CakeNOTE: The library found out on 12/22 that it will be closing at 3pm on 12/23. Cake will be given out until 3pm, or until supplies last!Did you know Tewksbury was officially incorporated on December 23, 1734 from Billerica? To celebrate the town's 287th birthday, the library is giving out slices of cake and cupcakes.…Learn More

Thursday, December 2312:00—12:15 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

PHONE FRIENDS: What Is Your Favorite Holiday Dish To Prepare? Favorite To Eat?

PHONE FRIENDS QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What is your favorite holiday dish to prepare? What is your favorite holiday dish to eat?Call in to share your answer and listen to others in a welcoming, friendly space. This program will take place completely over the phone and last approximately 15 minutes.…Learn More

Thursday, December 237:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: An Introduction To Kwanzaa

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: An Introduction To Kwanzaa**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. **  Learn about Kwanzaa in this virtual presentation from Musau Dibinga, Executive Director of Origination Cultural Arts Center, and Shaumba-Yandje Dibinga, Founding Artistic Director of Origination Cultural Arts Center.…Learn More
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Friday, December 24Library Closed

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Saturday, December 25Library Closed

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Sunday, December 26Library Closed

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Monday, December 272:00—3:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: TEWKSBURY JOB SEEKERS NETWORK -- Improve Your Networking Skills

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: TEWKSBURY JOB SEEKERS NETWORK -- Improve Your Networking Skills**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. ** Learn how to get the most out of networking -- both in-person and virtually. Improve your networking skills with Kevin Willett, one of the most connected people in the Merrimack Valley.…Learn More

Monday, December 273:00—3:30 PMChildren's RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876
OnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Virtual Vacation Week Craft

It's School Vacation Week, and we are feeling crafty! This week, we will be posting new fun tutorials aimed at ages 7-11. Check out our YouTube page at youtube. com/tewksburylibrary to see the link. Bags of supplies will be outside the library on the morning of the event, and are first come, first served.…Learn More

Monday, December 273:30—4:30 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

CANCELED - VIRTUAL EVENT: Minecraft (Grades 5-7)

VIRTUAL EVENT: Minecraft (Grades 5-7)Get together with your friends, join our server and build things together in Minecraft. The server only works with Minecraft on the computer (JAVA edition), not console, iPad or mobile versions of the game. We will have a Zoom call going while we play.…Learn More

Monday, December 277:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Tewksbury Author Spotlight -- Michael Palmieri (How To Build Generational Wealth)

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Tewksbury Author Spotlight -- Michael Palmieri (How To Build Generational Wealth)Tewksbury has got (writing) talent! In the library's latest "Local Author Spotlight," resident Dr. Michael Palmieri will discuss his new book, "Quiet Mike Speaks: The New Age Guide To Generational Wealth. " Palmieri will share some of the advice from his book on how to navigate the financial markets and build generational wealth.…Learn More
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Tuesday, December 282:30—3:30 PMOffsiteTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

OUTREACH: Book Deliveries To Villa At Meadowview & Saunders Circle

Community Outreach Librarian Robert Hayes will be delivering books and other library materials to the homebound residents of Villa At Meadowview and Saunders Circle this month on December 28. If you are a resident of Tewksbury that is unable to visit the library due to a permanent condition, or a temporary one that lasts at least 4 weeks, please contact Hayes at 978-640-4490 x 205 or rhayes@tewksburypl.…Learn More

Tuesday, December 283:00—3:30 PMChildren's RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876
OnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Virtual Vacation Week Craft

It's School Vacation Week, and we are feeling crafty! This week, we will be posting new fun tutorials aimed at ages 7-11. Check out our YouTube page at youtube. com/tewksburylibrary to see the link. Bags of supplies will be outside the library on the morning of the event, and are first come, first served.…Learn More

Tuesday, December 286:00—6:30 PMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

CANCELED: Pajamarama Story Time

This event has been canceled.…Learn More

Tuesday, December 287:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: A Cross Country Skiing Journey Across Canada

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: A Cross Country Skiing Journey Across Canada**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. **  Join Anders Morley for a presentation of his new book, This Land of Snow: A Journey Across the North in Winter.…Learn More
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Wednesday, December 293:00—3:30 PMChildren's RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876
OnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Virtual Vacation Week Craft

It's School Vacation Week, and we are feeling crafty! This week, we will be posting new fun tutorials aimed at ages 7-11. Check out our YouTube page at youtube. com/tewksburylibrary to see the link. Bags of supplies will be outside the library on the morning of the event, and are first come, first served.…Learn More

Wednesday, December 293:30—4:30 PMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

CANCELED - IN PERSON Learn a Game: King of Tokyo (Grades 6-12)

IN PERSON Learn a Game:  King of Tokyo (Grades 6-12)Welcome to our Learn a Game series! Come by for each session to learn how to play one of the board games in our collection. All of the games are available to check out after the event. This series is for teens in grades 6-12 only. This month we will be playing the game, "King of Tokyo.…Learn More

Wednesday, December 294:00—4:15 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Thor

Golden retrieverPractice reading to our therapy dog, Thor!

Wednesday, December 294:15—4:30 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Thor

Golden retrieverPractice reading to our therapy dog, Thor!

Wednesday, December 294:30—4:45 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Thor

Golden retrieverPractice reading to our therapy dog, Thor!

Wednesday, December 294:45—5:00 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Barks & Books with Thor

Golden retrieverPractice reading to our therapy dog, Thor!

Wednesday, December 297:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Museum Of Bad Art Presents 'Dopplehangers' -- Bad Art That Resembles Famous People

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Museum Of Bad Art Presents 'Dopplehangers' -- Bad Art That Resembles Famous People **PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. **  The Museum Of Bad Art collects, exhibits, and celebrates art that will be seen in no other venue.…Learn More
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Thursday, December 3012:00—12:15 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

PHONE FRIENDS: What Is Your New Year's Resolution For 2022?

PHONE FRIENDS QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What is your New Year's Resolution for 2022?Call in to share your answer and listen to others in a welcoming, friendly space. This program will take place completely over the phone and last approximately 15 minutes.…Learn More

Thursday, December 303:00—3:30 PMChildren's RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876
OnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Virtual Vacation Week Craft

It's School Vacation Week, and we are feeling crafty! This week, we will be posting new fun tutorials aimed at ages 7-11. Check out our YouTube page at youtube. com/tewksburylibrary to see the link. Bags of supplies will be outside the library on the morning of the event, and are first come, first served.…Learn More
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Friday, December 31Library Closed