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Grownup Applications

Fiction Critics Group: 9:15 a.m. on March 6. Do you want writing fiction? Whether or not you might be writing a brief story or a novel, becoming a member of the Crucial Group is a superb alternative to fulfill different writers and get constructive suggestions in a supportive surroundings. Open to all ranges of writing expertise in all genres. Directed by Barbara Alevras, captivated with native writing.

Helena Byrne – Irish Folklore and Fairylore: 11 a.m. on March 6. Be a part of well-known Irish storyteller Seanchaí and singer Helena Byrne as she sparks your creativeness and transports you to the magical ‘different world’ of Irish folklore.

Crafts and cat: 7 p.m. 8 March. Take your crochet, knitting, or different craft venture, your favourite deal with and be part of this casual gathering to create and chat collectively. You do not have to be good to take part – all ability ranges and professions are welcome!

The previous, current and way forward for the gender wage hole: 7 p.m. March 9. Dr. Debra Michals, Director of Girls and Gender Research at Merrimack Faculty, and Girls and Gender Historian, will focus on the historical past of the gender wage hole and the present boundaries stopping it from closing . . She’s going to focus on the significance of girls within the office through the years and the discrimination they’ve confronted. Dr Michals’ experience contains feminist historical past and social actions of marginalized teams, having earned a BS in journalism from Boston College, and an MA and PhD in US historical past from the College of New York. York.

Boston Made – From revolution to robotics: 7 p.m. March 11. Be a part of Dr Robert Krim and Alan Earls for a presentation based mostly on their acclaimed new e book, “Boston Made: From Revolution to Robotics-Improvements that Modified the World”. Robert Krim is the founder and head of the Boston Historical past and Innovation Collaborative, for which he has assembled a multi-university analysis workforce that has labored with a whole bunch of organizations and corporations to check almost 500 improvements which have modified. the world and have been developed in Higher Boston. Alan R. Earls is a Boston-area author who has been protecting excessive tech innovation for over 30 years.

Suffragettes in Corselettes: 10:30 a.m. on March 13. For hundreds of years, girls have allowed themselves to be squeezed, twisted and crushed to adapt to desired shapes. The historical past of underwear reveals quite a bit concerning the altering roles of girls in society – how we see ourselves and the way we’re considered by others. The 1910s noticed the tip of the hourglass determine with a tiny waist. Did the disappearance of the tightening of ties assist girls acquire the best to vote in 1920? Offered by Ehris City and Velya Jancz-City of The Grounded Goodwife.

Youth packages

Preschool Story Time: 10 a.m. on March 9. This story hour for preschoolers contains books, nursery rhymes, and music. From 3 to five years outdated.

Time for 2: 10 a.m. on March 10. This story time for two yr olds options books, nursery rhymes, music and motion.

Child time: 10 a.m. on March 11. This program of songs, rhymes, video games and film books is geared toward infants underneath 2 years outdated and their caregivers.

Lego Membership on-line: 4 p.m. on March 11. Construct Legos (or no matter constructing materials you may have at dwelling) together with different Lego followers on-line. On the finish, you may share what you may have been doing in the course of the time and present one other merchandise that you might have already constructed in your house. 5 years and over.

WML digital programming

Whereas the constructing is closed, the library continues to supply quite a lot of digital occasions. Notice that registration is required to obtain the Zoom hyperlink. Go to to register or name 978-658-2967.

Library hours

The library is open for curbside pickup solely, 10 a.m. to six p.m. Monday by means of Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Textual content your arrival and the employees will convey your books to you. Employees can be found by telephone from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday by means of Thursday and from 9 a.m. to five p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

Digital library assets

Take pleasure in the next digital assets whereas crouching down and staying secure in the course of the winter months. If you do not have a library card, you will get one remotely by going to

• Overdrive (additionally referred to as the “Libby” utility in your smartphone): Discover eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, and films.

• Hoopla: Discover eBooks, TV exhibits, audiobooks, and comics. Simultaneous use implies that the titles are at all times out there.

• Kanopy: Stream traditional films, impartial hits, documentaries and extra.

• Freegal: Obtain and retailer as much as 5 songs per week. Stream for as much as three hours a day.

• Tumble Guide Library: Animated image books, chapter books to learn and extra for youths.

• Inventive bug: Discover over 1000 video classes on knitting, stitching, cooking and different crafts.

• Ancestry Library: Do genealogical analysis with this database that spans billions of information, from census information to directories, and images to household timber. Entry from the home is on the market for a restricted time period.

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