October 2021

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Friday, October 13:00—4:00 PMEvent LawnTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

OUTDOOR Meditation Class (FREE 6-Week Series)

OUTDOOR Meditation Class (FREE 6-Week Series)Chris Connolly, RN, BSN, owner of "Living My Dream Yoga," will lead a 6-week series of outdoor meditation class. Classes will take place from 3pm to 4pm over six consecutive Fridays -- September 10, September 17, September 24, October 1, October 8, and October 15 -- on the library's back lawn.…Learn More

Friday, October 17:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL FRIGHT NIGHT SERIES: 'Halloween Folklore: History, Traditions & Customs' with Roxie Zwicker

VIRTUAL FRIGHT NIGHT SERIES: 'Halloween Folklore: History, Traditions & Customs' with Roxie Zwicker**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 paranormal author and ghost tour guide Roxie Zwicker for her popular presentation, "Halloween Folklore: History, Traditions & Customs," on Zoom.…Learn More
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Saturday, October 210:00—11:00 AMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL SCARY SATURDAY SERIES: 'Islands of Abandonment' with Cal Flyn

VIRTUAL SCARY SATURDAY SERIES: 'Islands of Abandonment' with Cal Flyn**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. **Author Cal Flyn will discuss her new book, Islands of Abandonment: Nature Rebounding in the Post-Human Landscape, via Zoom.…Learn More
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Monday, October 410:15—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, October 411:00—11:30 AMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Tiny Tykes Storytime - Limited Space Available

Sprouts Storytime is back! This storytime is designed for little ones 18 months through 4 years. Get your early literacy skills on with stories, songs, movement, instruments, dancing and more! Starting in October, this program is first-come, first-served, with a limit of 20 people.…Learn More

Monday, October 42:00—3:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: TEWKSBURY JOB SEEKERS NETWORK -- Find Your Next Job With The BRIDGE Method

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: TEWKSBURY JOB SEEKERS NETWORK -- Find Your Next Job With The BRIDGE Method**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. ** Job Search B. R. I. D. G. E Method has six proactive steps to connect you with success regardless of what stage you are in your career.…Learn More

Monday, October 43:00—4:30 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

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, October 47:00—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. *October's discussion book is: The Stone Gods by Jeanette WintersonBooks 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

Monday, October 47:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: TEWKSBURY GENEALOGY GROUP -- Irish Genealogy Before 1800

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: TEWKSBURY GENEALOGY GROUP -- Irish Genealogy Before 1800**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, which meets the first Monday of every month, is open to everyone who's interested in genealogy.…Learn More
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Tuesday, October 52:30—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. Additional visits to Bayberry at Emerald Court are scheduled for the first Tuesdays of the month -- October 5, November 2, and December 7.…Learn More

Tuesday, October 57:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Tewksbury Author Spotlight -- Jean Trounstine, Kat Cleary & Sandra Gatlin Whitley

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Tewksbury Author Spotlight -- Jean Trounstine, Kat Cleary & Sandra Gatlin WhitleyTewksbury has got (writing) talent! Listen to a diverse panel of Tewksbury authors as they discuss their works via Zoom. This is a wonderful opportunity for aspiring writers seeking practical advice and inspiration, as well as local readers hoping to discover and connect with local authors.…Learn More
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Wednesday, October 69:30—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, October 61:30—3:00 PMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876
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The Armchair Detectives Mystery Book Group -- The Punishment She Deserves

The Armchair Detectives Mystery Book Group -- The Punishment She DeservesDo you love a good mystery? Join the library's  Book Club, "The Armchair Detectives!"  Inspector Thomas Lynley of Scotland Yard and detective sergeant Barbara Havers are approached by a member of Parliament with a request to investigate the supposed suicide of a constituent's son.…Learn More

Wednesday, October 63:30—4:30 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL TEEN EVENT: Anime Club (Grades 6-12)

VIRTUAL TEEN EVENT: Anime Club (Grades 6-12)Get snacks, log on and get ready to watch anime with friends! A poll on which anime we'll watch will be sent out prior to the event. NOTE: This is an online event via Zoom. An invite will be sent at least an hour prior to the start of the program to the email given at registration.…Learn More

Wednesday, October 64:00—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, October 64:15—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, October 64:30—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, October 64:45—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, October 67:00—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, October 67:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Prioritizing Health Over Tobacco Industry Profits

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Prioritizing Health Over Tobacco Industry Profits**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. **  For decades, the tobacco and vaping industries have strategically and successfully targeted Black, LatinX, and LGBTQ+ communities with their addictive products.…Learn More
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Thursday, October 711:00 AM—12:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: 'The Painter's Palette: A Historical Look at Color' with Mary Woodward

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: 'The Painter's Palette: A Historical Look at Color' with Mary Woodward**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. **  We may take for granted the use of color in a painting, but historically, much thought, effort and expense has gone into that choice.…Learn More

Thursday, October 77:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Understanding Indigenous Culture with Annawon Weeden

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Understanding Indigenous Culture with Annawon Weeden**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 Annawon Weeden, a member of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, to learn about Native American history in New England, cultural identity, contemporary lifeways and cultural appropriation.…Learn More
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Friday, October 83:00—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, October 83:00—4:00 PMEvent LawnTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

OUTDOOR Meditation Class (FREE 6-Week Series)

OUTDOOR Meditation Class (FREE 6-Week Series)Chris Connolly, RN, BSN, owner of "Living My Dream Yoga," will lead a 6-week series of outdoor meditation class. Classes will take place from 3pm to 4pm over six consecutive Fridays -- September 10, September 17, September 24, October 1, October 8, and October 15 -- on the library's back lawn.…Learn More

Friday, October 84:00—4:30 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, October 87:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL FRIGHT NIGHT SERIES: 'When Objects Talk Back: A Look Into Haunted Objects' with TAPS

VIRTUAL FRIGHT NIGHT SERIES: 'When Objects Talk Back: A Look Into Haunted Objects' with TAPSJoin paranormal couple Cody Ray DesBiens & Satori Hawes from Travel Channel’s “Ghost Nation” as they dive deep into the phenomena of Haunted Objects! During this presentation you will have the chance to see some of the alleged Haunted Objects that have been recovered by Cody & Satori during their actual paranormal investigations.…Learn More
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Saturday, October 910:00—11:00 AMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL SCARY SATURDAY SERIES: 'Monsters of New England' with Michael Girard

VIRTUAL SCARY SATURDAY SERIES: 'Monsters of New England' with Michael GirardJoin Michael Girard, founder and writer for "Strange New England: A Field Guide To New England's Legends, Folklore, Curious History and Weird Destinations," for his popular "Monsters of New England" presentation. Pull up a log and listen to outdoor explorer Michael Girard as he shares stories of some of New England's most interesting monsters.…Learn More
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Monday, October 11Library Closed

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Tuesday, October 122:30—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. Additional visits to Blaire House are scheduled for the second Tuesdays of the month -- October 12, November 9, and December 14.…Learn More

Tuesday, October 126:45—8:30 PMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Board of Library Trustee Meeting

Board of Library Trustee Monthly MeetingAgenda is posted on the Town of Tewksbury Website: https://www. tewksbury-ma. gov/board-of-library-trustees/events/120056 

Tuesday, October 127:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Tewksbury History Series -- How Parts Of Tewksbury Became Lowell

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Tewksbury History Series -- How Parts Of Tewksbury Became LowellWhen Lowell received its town charter in 1826, the community was much smaller than it is today. The original geography of the town (it became a city in 1836) consisted of today’s downtown and the Acre, South Lowell and Lower Highlands neighborhoods.…Learn More
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Wednesday, October 1310:30—11:30 AMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: The Historical & Cultural Impact Of The Beatles with 4EverFab's Fran Hart

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: The Historical & Cultural Impact Of The Beatles with 4EverFab's Fran HartJoin Fran Hart, Beatles expert and founding member of the 4EverFab Beatles cover band, for his popular presentation, "A Historical and Cultural Reflection of the 1960s Through the Music of The Beatles," via Zoom. Explore the historical and cultural impact of the Beatles, complete with live music renditions of your favorite Beatles tunes in this multimedia lecture/concert.…Learn More

Wednesday, October 131:30—3:00 PMTrustees' RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL Poetry Circle

October's meeting will be held VIRTUALLY via ZOOM. Please email Diane if you would like an invitation.  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, October 133:30—4:30 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL TEEN EVENT: Chocolate Pinatas (Grades 6-12)

VIRTUAL TEEN EVENT:  Chocolate Pinatas (Grades 6-12)Celebrate the spooky season with a new way to enjoy your candy, with these fun and delicious chocolate piñatas! Supplies will be provided for this event* and registered attendees will be sent an email with more details about picking up supplies. If you have any questions, please email Kate, the Teen Library Assistant at kjennings@tewksburypl.…Learn More

Wednesday, October 134:00—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, October 134:15—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, October 134:30—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, October 134:45—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, October 137:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR SERIES: Lisa Unger Discusses 'Last Girl Ghosted'

VIRTUAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR SERIES: Lisa Unger Discusses 'Last Girl Ghosted'**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 Lisa Unger will discuss her latest book, Last Girl Ghosted, in conversation with bestselling author Alafair Burke, via Zoom.…Learn More
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Thursday, October 1410:30 AM—12:00 PMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Non-Fiction Book Group: Prairie Fires

Join us for a discussion of Prairie Fires by Caroline FraserThis 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, October 147:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL FRIGHT NIGHT SERIES: 'Witches and Warlocks of Massachusetts' with Peter Muise

VIRTUAL FRIGHT NIGHT SERIES: 'Witches and Warlocks of Massachusetts' with Peter MuiseJoin historian and author Peter Muise for a discussion of his new book, Witches and Warlocks of Massachusetts: Legends, Victims and Sinister Spellcasters, on Zoom. Learn about the earliest Puritan accounts of 17th century witches; urban legends about desolate locations haunted by ghostly witch hunt victims; tales of Cape Cod sailors battling witches; the Dogtown witches; and Half-Hanged Mary, the witch who died twice and inspired The Handmaid's Tale.…Learn More
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Friday, October 153:00—4:00 PMEvent LawnTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

OUTDOOR Meditation Class (FREE 6-Week Series)

OUTDOOR Meditation Class (FREE 6-Week Series)Chris Connolly, RN, BSN, owner of "Living My Dream Yoga," will lead a 6-week series of outdoor meditation class. Classes will take place from 3pm to 4pm over six consecutive Fridays -- September 10, September 17, September 24, October 1, October 8, and October 15 -- on the library's back lawn.…Learn More

Friday, October 157:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL FRIGHT NIGHT SERIES: 'The Legends and Lore of the Bridgewater Triangle' with Tim Weisberg

VIRTUAL FRIGHT NIGHT SERIES: 'The Legends and Lore of the Bridgewater Triangle' with Tim WeisbergJoin paranormal researcher Tim Weisberg for a journey through the history, haunts and high strangeness of southern New England's own paranormal vortex -- the Bridgewater Triangle. UFOs spotted in the skies of colonial Massachusetts, cryptid creatures in the woods and the seas, ghostly encounters, the mysterious pukwudgies roaming the Freetown State Forest – it's going to get weird, which is just how we like it here in the Triangle.…Learn More
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Saturday, October 1610:00—11:00 AMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL SCARY SATURDAY SERIES: 'Haunted Lighthouses of New England' with Jeremy D'Entremont

VIRTUAL SCARY SATURDAY SERIES: 'Haunted Lighthouses of New England' with Jeremy D'EntremontJoin author Jeremy D'Entremont, the leading expert on New England's historic lighthouses, to explore some of the macabre tales of New England's coastal beacons, including the lovelorn spirit known as Ernie at Connecticut's New London Ledge Light and the piano playing ghost of Maine's Seguin Light.…Learn More
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Monday, October 1810:15—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, October 1811:00—11:30 AMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Tiny Tykes Storytime - Limited Space Available

Sprouts Storytime is back! This storytime is designed for little ones 18 months through 4 years. Get your early literacy skills on with stories, songs, movement, instruments, dancing and more! Starting in October, this program is first-come, first-served, with a limit of 20 people.…Learn More

Monday, October 182:00—3:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: TEWKSBURY JOB SEEKERS NETWORK -- Relationship-Building Keys That Give You An Edge

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: TEWKSBURY JOB SEEKERS NETWORK -- Relationship-Building Keys That Give You An Edge**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. ** Do you spend a lot of time networking, with little to show for it?  Maybe you’re making conversation but not connections.…Learn More

Monday, October 187:00—8:30 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: TEWKSBURY WRITING GROUP -- Writing Advice From Rich Feitelberg

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: TEWKSBURY WRITING GROUP -- Writing Advice From Rich Feitelberg**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, October 192:30—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. Additional visits to Heatherwood are scheduled for the third Tuesdays of the month -- October 19, November 16, and December 21.…Learn More

Tuesday, October 194:00—4:15 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

CANCELED - Barks & Books with Misty

Misty the poodlePractice reading to our therapy dog, Misty!

Tuesday, October 194:15—4:30 PMStory Time RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

CANCELED - Barks & Books with Misty

Misty the poodlePractice reading to our therapy dog, Misty!
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Wednesday, October 209:30—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, October 2011:00 AM—12:00 PMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Pumpkin Decorating For Adults

Adults are invited to participate in the library's Intergenerational Pumpkin Decorating Contest. Mini pumpkins and supplies (e. g. , paint, markers, color paper, glitter, scissors, glue, etc. ) will be provided free of charge. These decorated pumpkins -- along with pumpkins decorated by children and teens -- will be on display in the library's Meeting Room from Thursday, October 21 through Sunday, October 24 during regular library hours.…Learn More

Wednesday, October 201:30—3:00 PMTrustees' 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, October 203:30—4:30 PMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Pumpkin Decorating For Teens (Grades 6-12)

Teens (Grades 6-12) are invited to participate in the library's Intergenerational Pumpkin Decorating Contest. Mini pumpkins and supplies (e. g. , paint, markers, color paper, glitter, scissors, glue, etc. ) will be provided. These decorated pumpkins -- along with pumpkins decorated by children and adults -- will be on display in the library's meeting room from Thursday, October 21 through Sunday, October 24 during regular library hours.…Learn More

Wednesday, October 204:00—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, October 204:15—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, October 204:30—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, October 204:45—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, October 206:00—7:00 PMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Pumpkin Decorating For Kids

Kids are invited to participate in the library's Intergenerational Pumpkin Decorating Contest. Mini pumpkins and supplies (paint, markers, color paper, glitter, scissors, glue, etc. ) will be provided free of charge.  These decorated pumpkins -- along with pumpkins decorated by teens and adults -- will be on display in the library's Meeting Room from Thursday, October 21 through Sunday, October 24 during regular library hours.…Learn More

Wednesday, October 207:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL CORNING AUTHOR SERIES: 'Using Moon Phases To Make Smart Decisions In Love, Work & Family'

VIRTUAL CORNING AUTHOR SERIES: 'Using Moon Phases To Make Smart Decisions In Love, Work & Family'**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 author Sally Cragin for her popular presentation, "Moon Signs: Using Phases of the Moon for Smart Decisions in Love, Work and Family Life.…Learn More
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Thursday, October 2112:00—12:15 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

CALL-IN PROGRAM: Share What You're Thankful For!

CALL-IN PROGRAM: Share What You're Thankful For!Call in to share something you are thankful for in a welcoming, friendly space. The act of listening to other callers share what they are grateful for is a way to improve your own mood and happiness. This program will take place completely over the phone and last approximately 15 minutes.…Learn More

Thursday, October 216:00—7:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL CORNING AUTHOR SERIES: 'Civil War Monuments & White Supremacy' with Connor Towne O'Neill

VIRTUAL CORNING AUTHOR SERIES: 'Civil War Monuments & White Supremacy' with Connor Towne O'Neill**NOTE: The start time of this program was moved from 7pm to 6pm. All registrants were notified on October 8. ****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 More
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Friday, October 223:00—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, October 223:00—3:30 PMFacebook PageTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876
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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

Friday, October 227:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL FRIGHT NIGHT SERIES: 'Documenting The Dead' with Dustin Pari

VIRTUAL FRIGHT NIGHT SERIES: 'Documenting The Dead' with Dustin PariJoin nationally renowned paranormal investigator Dustin Pari for a look back at his own efforts to conduct paranormal research, a further look back at some of the earliest spirit communication techniques. Complete with historical stories, evidence, and some “would-be” evidence, Pari will present an honest and respectful retrospective piece on contacting the other side.…Learn More
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Saturday, October 2310:00—11:00 AMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL SCARY SATURDAY SERIES: 'Ghosts & Ghouls of Ireland' with Helena Byrne

VIRTUAL SCARY SATURDAY SERIES: 'Ghosts & Ghouls of Ireland' with Helena ByrneJoin acclaimed Seanchaí (Irish storyteller) & singer Helena Byrne to hear gripping Irish tales of the supernatural. From Haunted Castles and Poltergeists to Guardian Angels and other strange phenomena, Byrne delves deep into the captivating world of Irish Ghost Stories and the Irish people’s unique relationship with the Afterlife.…Learn More

Saturday, October 232:00—3:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR SERIES: Jeffrey Archer Discusses 'Over My Dead Body'

VIRTUAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR SERIES: Jeffrey Archer Discusses 'Over My Dead Body'**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 Jeffrey Archer will discuss his latest book, Over My Dead Body, in conversation with bestselling author Hank Phillippi Ryan via Zoom.…Learn More
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Monday, October 2510:15—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, October 2511:00—11:30 AMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Tiny Tykes Storytime - Limited Space Available

Sprouts Storytime is back! This storytime is designed for little ones 18 months through 4 years. Get your early literacy skills on with stories, songs, movement, instruments, dancing and more! Starting in October, this program is first-come, first-served, with a limit of 20 people.…Learn More

Monday, October 252:00—3:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: TEWKSBURY JOB SEEKERS NETWORK -- Closing And Negotiating The Offer

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: TEWKSBURY JOB SEEKERS NETWORK -- Closing And Negotiating The Offer**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. ** Congratulations, you just received a job offer! If you are like most people, you accepted the offer almost immediately -- and left money on the table.…Learn More

Monday, October 253:30—4:30 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

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 or mobile versions of the game. We will have a Zoom call going while we play. If you have any questions, please email the teen librarian at eleggat@tewksburypl.…Learn More

Monday, October 257:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: 'Understanding The New REAL ID' with AAA

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: 'Understanding The New REAL ID' with AAA**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 Sandi Finnell, Manager of Tewksbury's AAA branch, to learn about the Massachusetts Identification Requirements for obtaining a REAL ID, a federal identification form that will eventually be required for air travel and entering federal buildings.…Learn More
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Tuesday, October 262:30—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. Additional visits to Villa and Saunders are scheduled for the last Tuesdays of the month -- October 26, November 30 and December 28.…Learn More

Tuesday, October 263:30—4:30 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL TEEN EVENT: Mystery Thriller Book Club (Grades 9-12)

Join us virtually to discuss an exciting mystery or thriller book. This event is open to teens in grades 9-12.   Book TBA.  NOTE: This is an online event via Zoom. An invite will be sent at least an hour prior to the start of the program to the email given at registration.…Learn More
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Wednesday, October 2710:30—11:30 AMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Tewksbury News Discussion Group

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

VIRTUAL TEEN EVENT: Harry Potter Wand Making (Grades 6-12)

Experience the magic by joining us in "Harry Potter Wand Making"!  Supplies will be provided for this event* and registered attendees will be sent an email with more details about picking up supplies. If you have any questions, please email Kate, the Teen Library Assistant at kjennings@tewksburypl.…Learn More

Wednesday, October 274:00—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, October 274:15—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, October 274:30—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, October 274:45—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, October 277:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Massachusetts Must Read Authors -- Noe Alvarez ('Spirit Run')

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Massachusetts Must Read Authors -- Noe Alvarez ('Spirit Run')Author Noe Alvarez was recently recognized by the Massachusetts Center for the Book as one of Massachusetts's must-read authors of the year. Join Alvarez for a presentation on his latest book, "Spirit Run: A 6000-Mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land" via Zoom.…Learn More
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Thursday, October 287:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: When Getting Along Is Not Enough: Reconstructing Race In Our Lives And Relationship

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: When Getting Along Is Not Enough: Reconstructing Race In Our Lives And Relationship**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 author Maureen Walker for a presentation based on her latest book, When Getting Along is Not Enough: Reconstructing Race in Our Lives and Relationships.…Learn More
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Friday, October 297:00—8:00 PMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL FRIGHT NIGHT SERIES: 'Chasing Chandler: Is The Tewksbury Library Haunted?'

VIRTUAL FRIGHT NIGHT SERIES: 'Chasing Chandler: Is The Tewksbury Library Haunted?'Several current and former employees of the Tewksbury Public Library believe it is haunted. Over the past 10 years, there have been reports of unexplainable phenomena, from shadowy figures to whispering in empty rooms to falling books seemingly defying the laws of physics.…Learn More
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Saturday, October 3010:00—11:00 AMOnlineTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

VIRTUAL SCARY SATURDAY SERIES: 'The Loch Ness Monster' with John Horrigan

VIRTUAL SCARY SATURDAY SERIES: 'The Loch Ness Monster' with John HorriganJoin New England Emmy Award-winning folklorist John Horrigan and explore the legend of the Loch Ness Monster, a creature in Scottish folklore that is said to inhabit Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands. The monster (sometimes referred to as "Nessie") is often described as large, long-necked, and with one or more humps protruding from the water.…Learn More
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