Our monthly craft program for teens! This month we get crazy with T-shirts. Bring in your own solid-colored not white T-shirt and test out bleach pens, sewing techniques, spray paint and more. Make the best T-shirt ever! Open to teens in grades 7 - 12. Location: Garden Room
Join our monthly book group for teens in grades 7-12. Each month we discuss a new book over pizza and soda. This month we discuss Reality Boy by A.S. King and pick up The Coldest Girl in Coldtown for next month! New people are always welcome! Location: The Study Room
When: May 1, 2014 7 PM to May 1, 2014 8 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Thu, 01 May 2014 19 )
Center for Disease Control: Autism Case Training: Early Warning Signs of Autism with Bari Glazer, District Autism Specialist for the Methuen Public Schools. Paricipants will view and engage in the module which includes a case study, handouts and videos. These workshops are suitable for parents and educators. Please call or email Bari Glazer to register. When you call or email to RSVP, please state your name, agency (if appropriate), the workshop(s) you will be attending, and the number of people who will attend. Once you leave this information, you will be registered. These workshops are FREE and there is unlimited seating. There will be no confirming phone calls or emails. Location: Great Hall
When: May 22, 2014 6 PM to May 22, 2014 7 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Thu, 22 May 2014 18 )
Please join us as we welcome Sarah Dubois, Certified Health Coach, to help de-stress our lives. This interactive workshop explores lifestyle habits that deplete energy and contribute to increasing everyday stress. Topics include the pitfalls of sugar and caffeine, how to get better sleep and how to feel energized. Everyone will leave with some easy tips to add to their lives.
It’s Pasta Making Time Again! Come learn how to craft perfect pasta dough, make Ravioli, Tortellini and different flavored pastas. Thursday, April 24th 6:30 pm in the Great Hall. You will need an apron, a container to transport pasta home in and a rolling pin. If you have a pasta maker please bring it. For more information please call Pat Graham @978-686-4080 ext. 17 or sign up email@example.com/calendar of events. Suggested donation for this program is $15.00 Location: Great Hall
A program designed for babies and toddlers up to age two with their grown-ups. Early literacy skills will be promoted through rhymes, songs, and stories read aloud. This special time will also introduce the baby's caregivers to the range of books and materials available at the library for you to share with your little one at home. Big Brothers and Big Sisters can "Help Out". No Registration Required Location: Garden Room
When: Apr 30, 2014 11 AM to Apr 30, 2014 12 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Wed, 30 Apr 2014 11 )
Children in 2nd and 4th grade are invited to explore a different American Girl Doll story every month. We will read and discuss a story, have an after-school snack, play a game or make a fun craft activity related to the book. Don’t forget to bring your American Girl doll with you. This month's doll is Felicity. Please register for this program. Location: Garden Room
Children in 4th to 6th grade are invited to join our book discussion group. This month we will read Midnight Magic by Avi. Refreshments will be served. New members always welcome! Please contact the Children's Department at 978-686-4080 ext. 26 to get a copy of the book. Summary: It's 1491 and a violent midnight night thunderstorm is plaguing the Kingdom of Pergamontio,Italy. At the height of the storm, a soldier delivers a summons to Mangus the magician to immediately travel to the Castello. Traveling under the cloak of darkness, Mangus and Fabrizio have an audience with the King. The King is afraid that his daughter is indeed being haunted by a ghost. Will Mangus and Fabrizio solve the mystery? Location: Garden Room
It's Science Time uses children's picture books to encourage children to explore the world of science and math around them. Parent and child "lab partners" are actively involved in reading a children's picture book together. Then our "lab partners" participate in fun hands on science and math activities that were introduced in the story.
Location: Garden Room
When: Apr 26, 2014 10 AM to Apr 26, 2014 11 AMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10 )
Join our monthly book group for teens in grades 7-12. Each month we discuss a new book over pizza and soda. This month we discuss The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black. We will also talk about what kinds of books we'd like to read when Book Babble starts meeting again in the fall. New people are always welcome! Location: The Study Room
When: Jun 5, 2014 7 PM to Jun 5, 2014 8 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Thu, 05 Jun 2014 19 )
Why Can't You Just Behave? with Bari Glazer, District Autism Specialist for the Methuen Public Schools. Participants will review the elements of behavior and effective behavior strategies. These workshops are suitable for parents and educators. Please call or email Bari Glazer to register. When you call or email to RSVP, please state your name, agency (if appropriate), the workshop(s) you will be attending, and the number of people who will attend. Once you leave this information, you will be registered. These workshops are FREE and there is unlimited seating. There will be no confirming phone calls or emails. Location: The Great Hall
When: May 29, 2014 6 AM to May 29, 2014 7 AMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Thu, 29 May 2014 06 )
Do you have treasures gathering dust in the attic? Perhaps some hidden gems tucked away in a closet? Now’s the time to gather up your heirlooms - Whether you have clocks or coins, art or jewelry, furniture or china, bring it to our third annual Antiques Appraisal Fair, and find out what it’s really worth!
This year's expert appraisers include:
George Jones – Timekeeping devices, general appraisals
David Searles – Watches, clocks, jewelry of all types
Russell Vaughn – Coins, currency, medals, fine art, autographs
Mark Hutchins - Antiques and collectibles of all kinds
Peter Coccoluto - Furniture, artwork, accessories
These experts will be on hand to verbally appraise your antiques, for just $5 each or three items for $12. Mother’s get a free appraisal in celebration of Mother’s Day! All proceeds will benefit the animals & programs of the MSPCA at Nevins Farm.
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When: May 10, 2014 10 AM to May 10, 2014 3 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Sat, 10 May 2014 10 )
Differentiated Instruction by Bari Glazer, District Autism Specialist for the Methuen Public Schools. Participants will learn techniques that will help all students access curriculum and activities. These workshops are suitable for parents and educators. Please call or email Bari Glazer to register. When you call or email to RSVP, please state your name, agency (if appropriate), the workshop(s) you will be attending, and the number of people who will attend. Once you leave this information, you will be registered. These workshops are FREE and there is unlimited seating. There will be no confirming phone calls or emails. Location: The Great Hall
When: May 15, 2014 6 PM to May 15, 2014 7 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Thu, 15 May 2014 18 )
Tuesday Evening Romance Book Group To be held on the first Tuesday of each month from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. Contrary to popular opinion all romance books aren’t alike, though they do follow the basic “boy meets girl” plot there’s plenty of room for variety. The plots and characters can vary as much as any mystery novel. Just imagine a tree with many branches growing in lots of different directions, these are the subgenres we are going to read and discuss. This month's title will be: Paranormal Romance: The Uninvited by Heather Graham. Location: Trustee's Room
When: Jun 3, 2014 7 PM to Jun 3, 2014 8 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Tue, 03 Jun 2014 19 )
The Nevins Library GLBT group is open to any adult (18+) who is interested in reading quality fiction, non-fiction and biography on GLBT topics and themes or by gay/lesbian authors. Book discussions are held at the Library on Thursday evenings 7-8pm. Books are available one month prior to the discussion. You may pick up books at the previous meeting, or you may get them at the Main Desk anytime the Library is open. Please bring your library card to the meeting to check books out. In the case of cancellation for bad weather or any other reason, the meeting will be held on the following Thursday evening. Cancellation information is posted on the Library’s voice mail, and announced on WCCM-Radio. Additional Book Discussion information is available on our web site at www.nevinslibrary.org . All books announced in advance are tentative, based on availability of multiple copies. To confirm dates, book selections, or for more information call the Library at 978-686-4080 ext. 10. Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin Baldwin's 1956 novel, his second, was daring for its time, depicting a young man deep into Paris's second expatriate movement following World War II as he grapples with his sexual identity. He is drawn both to his fiancee and to a male Italian bartender with whom he begins an affair.
When: May 8, 2014 7 PM to May 8, 2014 9 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Thu, 08 May 2014 19 )
If you like to build things and enjoyed playing with LEGOS, this club is for you! Every month there will be a different challenge to build with a small team. This month: Mystery Folder Challenge. Your group picks a folder containing a building challenge without previewing them! A different building challenge is found in each folder and moveable parts are required design elements. Can your team build it? Location: Garden Room
Best selling author William Landay, author of Defending Jacob , joins us to talk about his works and take your questions! Books will be available for sale, and refreshments will be served. For more information or to sign up for the program, please contact the Circulation Department. Location: The Great Hall
Calling all tinkerers. Come design your own rubber band car and then race it against other cars. Which one will have the fastest design? Which one will have the best art decoration and still be able to race? Please register. Location: Garden Room
Come listen to the adventures of Wink and the Three Ninja Pigs. Then we will create ninja puppets with moveable arms and legs. P.S.---We are also having the demonstration team from Chang's Tae Kwon Do America in the hall at 11:30 am. Sign up on the eventkeeper form for this event. Location: Garden Room
When: Apr 24, 2014 10 AM to Apr 24, 2014 10:45:00 AMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10 )
What is Tae Kwon Do? Tae Kwon Do is a traditional Korean martial art, which means "the way of kicking and striking". Come see this form of martial arts in action! The demonstration team from Chang's Tae Kwon Do will present a brief program.Please register. Location: Garden Room
When: Apr 24, 2014 11 AM to Apr 24, 2014 12 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11 )
Come make a one of a kind design using a bleach pen. All you need to do is bring a black or navy colored T-Shirt. These colors really make your design pop! The library will provide the other materials needed for the project. Please register, space is limited. Location: Garden Room
When: Apr 23, 2014 10 AM to Apr 23, 2014 11 AMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10 )
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