Adult Events

Monday, June 24th    @ 2:30 PM
READSquared Q + A

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Wednesday, June 26th 

Nonfiction Book Club     @ 7:00

non fiction book clubNon Fiction Book Club will be discussing Rough Sleepers: Dr. Jim O'Connell's Urgent Mission to Bring Healing to Homeless Peopleby Tracy Kidder Tonight's conversation will be facilitated by Deborah Grimmett.  Books are available in print here at APL and may be available electronically on Libby or Hoopla. Please let us know if you would like a copy and you can pick it up during our open hours. Email ablib@ocln.org if you are new to the group. Tonight's discussion is in-person and will be held in the Wales Room.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, June 26

Otha Day Drum to the Beat Drum Circle     2:00

otha day drum circle imageWe're thrilled to announce the return of Otha Day and his “Drum to the Beat” drum circle to kick-off our performer line-up this summer! No experience is needed and everyone will have a chance to create their own unique rhythm. This event is open to all ages. Registration is required and begins on June 10th. We require walk-in registration for the first three days, and will begin taking sign-ups over the phone or email on Thursday, June 13th. 

This program is supported by grant funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, July 27

Family Lego Night     6:30

summer family lego nightsIt doesn't matter if you are 8 or 80.  There is something magical and freeing about snapping those Lego bricks together to create something new, so cast your work and worries aside for an hour and join us for some building time. We will also have some larger Duplo blocks available for our younger friends who might not be Lego-ready yet.  Families and family-like groups of ALL ages are welcome to attend.  Challenge a neighbor!  Bring a friend!  Declare a Lego War!    

(This is not just for children but all children must be accompanied by an adult.) 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, July 10th

Popular Fiction Book Club       7:00 on Zoom

Popular Fiction Book Club will be reading Swamp Story by Dave Barry and discussing it virtually from Deb's Den. Copies are available in print here at the library, and may be available as well on Libby. Give us a call a 781-982-2139 or visit us inside during our open hours. If you are new to the group and would like to get a Zoom invitation email ablib@ocln.org and we will get you on the list.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, July 11th

Quilling with Robyn Iarrobino of Blue Anchor Studio    6:30

(image) Adult craft nightWant to learn about quilling? Join us at the APL on Thursday July 11th at 6:30 PM and create a floral design. Gather some friends and see if this latest crafting craze is for you!

Registration is required and is happening now.  Space is available for 14 crafters.

This program is funded by State Aid to Public Libraries. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, August 7

Tales from African Traditions with Valerie Tutson     11:15

african story tellerDrawing from her own travels, internationally known storyteller Valerie Tutson brings to life an assortment of myths, folktales and historical accounts from the African continent and the African Diaspora. Tailoring the material to the grade level of her audience, she shows students the beauty, humor and wisdom of tales which help to illuminate parts of the diverse and ancient cultures of Africa. Registration opens up on July 10th. This program is supported by grant funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.