Virtual Programming for Adults

Upcoming Programming in February

Tree made of pink heartsLove Your Library Month
Ongoing Throughout February
Attention Adults and Teens! There are a lot of reasons to love your Library! While we here at the Library have our reasons why we love what we do - mostly working with you! - we want to hear what you love about the Library. Next time you stop by the Library, take one of the postcards available in the Newton Street vestibule home. Once home, write down all of the reasons why you love your Library on the pre-stamped postcard and mail it back to us. We can’t wait to receive all of our ‘love letters’! **While supplies last**

Green Living Group - Virtual
Friday, February 12 at 1:00 p.m.
Join us on Zoom for this monthly discussion to share tips and practical advice on sustainability and green living. At least 24 hours prior to the program please email beaman@cwmars.org to register and receive the Zoom link.

Book Discussion Group - Virtual
Thursday, February 18 at 12:30 p.m.
Join us on Zoom to discuss The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein. Call the Library to get a copy of the book. All are welcome, but please email beaman@cwmars.org at least 24 hours prior to the program to register. Your Zoom link will be sent the morning of the discussion.

Nonfiction Book Discussion Group - Virtual
Friday, February 26 at 1:00 p.m.
Join us on Zoom to discuss a nonfiction book that you have recently read. To register for the program and receive the Zoom link, please send an email to beaman@cwmars.org at least 24 hours prior to the program.

Upcoming Programming in March

Historical Presentation - Virtual
The Villages at West Boylston Station:
What Lies Beneath the Wachusett ReservoirHowes Shoe Factory
*Tentative date* Wednesday, March 10 at 6:00 p.m.
WPI students are using modern technology to create a 3D model of the buildings and terrain around West Boylston Station prior to the construction of the Wachusett Reservoir. At this time, it has not been determined if the presentation will be live or prerecorded. Please email beaman@cwmars.org for more information and to register.

Green Living Group - Virtual
Friday, March 12 at 1:00 p.m.
Join us on Zoom for this monthly discussion to share tips and practical advice on sustainability and green living. At least 24 hours prior to the program please email beaman@cwmars.org to register and receive the Zoom link.

Book Discussion Group - Virtual
Thursday, March 18 at 12:30 p.m.
Join us on Zoom to discuss The Convert by Stefan Hertmans. Call the Library to get a copy of the book. All are welcome, but please email beaman@cwmars.org at least 24 hours prior to the program to register. Your Zoom link will be sent the morning of the discussion.

Travel Program: Alaska - Virtual
Tuesday, March 23 at 6:00 p.m.
Join us on a virtual trip to Alaska! Staff member Jessica will share photos and provide anecdotes from her trip. Please email jwright@cwmars.org at least 24 hours prior to the program to register for this event and receive the Zoom link.

Nonfiction Book Discussion Group - Virtual
Friday, March 26 at 1:00 p.m.
Join us on Zoom to discuss The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson. If you would like a copy of the book, please call the Library. To register for the program and receive the Zoom link, please send an email to beaman@cwmars.org at least 24 hours prior to the program.

Upcoming Programming in April

Globe with recycling arrows surrounding itGreen Living Group - Virtual
Friday, April 9 at 1:00 p.m.
Join us on Zoom for this monthly discussion to share tips and practical advice on sustainability and green living. At least 24 hours prior to the program please email beaman@cwmars.org to register and receive the Zoom link.

Haiku Workshop and Haiku-Kai - Virtual
Wednesday, April 14 at 7:00 p.m. and
Wednesday, May 12 at 7:00 p.m.
Attention aspiring poets and poetry fans alike! Join local author Loree Griffin Burns on Zoom for a two-part workshop! During part one, work with the author to learn about the form of Haiku. Then, during part two, participants will be invited to share their best poems at a friendly and fun Haiku-kai where the group leader will anonymously read participants' poems. Please email jwright@cwmars.org no later than April 9 to register.

Book Discussion Group - Virtual
Thursday, April 15 at 12:30 p.m.B
Join us on Zoom to discuss Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal. Call the Library to get a copy of the book. All are welcome, but please email beaman@cwmars.org at least 24 hours prior to the program to register. Your Zoom link will be sent the morning of the discussion.

Mary Oliver: The Provincetown Connection Workshop with Anne Parsons Marchant - Virtual
Tuesday, April 20 at 6:00 p.m.
This 1.5-2.0 hour workshop will explore the poetry of Mary Oliver within the context of Mary’s beloved outer Cape Cod. We will virtually “visit” Provincetown, MA which Mary called home for 50 years. Whether you are a brand new or long-standing fan, you are invited to join this in-depth exploration of the life and work of an American treasure. Please email beaman@cwmars.org at least 24 hours prior to this program to register and receive the Zoom link.

image of person meditatingMeditation: A Tool to Balance Your Life with Arvind Naik - Virtual
Tuesday, April 27 at 7:00 p.m.
Meditation helps you reduce stress, gain a deeper sense of fulfillment in life, as well as foster greater physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. Join Arvind Naik, long-time meditator, and discover the key to deeper concentration, relaxation and profound personal growth. Please email beaman@cwmars.org at least 24 hours prior to this program to register and receive the Zoom meeting link.

Nonfiction Book Discussion Group - Virtual
Friday, April 30 at 1:00 p.m.
Join us on Zoom to discuss a nonfiction book that you have recently read. To register for the program and receive the Zoom link, please send an email to beaman@cwmars.org at least 24 hours prior to the program.

Upcoming Programming in May

Art Show for All Ages - Virtual
Tuesday, May 11 at 6:00 p.m.
Calling all artists! Submit a photo of your artwork for our virtual art show! When providing your submission, please include information about the materials used, size and inspiration behind your art. We will invite you to share your stories in a virtual art show opening! To register, please email ksuffin@cwmars.org by April 30.

Green Living Group - Virtual
Friday, May 14 at 1:00 p.m.
Join us on Zoom for this monthly discussion to share tips and practical advice on sustainability and green living. At least 24 hours prior to the program please email beaman@cwmars.org to register and receive the Zoom link.

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness Book CoverBook Discussion Group - Virtual
Thursday, May 20 at 12:30 p.m.
Join us on Zoom to discuss Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan. Call the Library to get a copy of the book. All are welcome, but please email beaman@cwmars.org at least 24 hours prior to the program to register. Your Zoom link will be sent the morning of the discussion.

Nonfiction Book Discussion Group - Virtual
Friday, May 21 at 1:00 p.m.
Join us on Zoom to discuss The Woman Behind the New Deal by Kirstin Downey. If you would like a copy of the book, please call the Library. To register for the program and receive the Zoom link, please send an email to beaman@cwmars.org at least 24 hours prior to the program.

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