Duxbury Free Library
77 Alden Street
Duxbury, Massachusetts 02332
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Upcoming Events:

BookBreeze Literary Festival:
Author Jeannie Coco    
Saturday, July 26
3:00PM ~ Westwinds Bookshop
The author will discuss her book Rocks Through My Window.

This program is co-sponsored by Westwinds Bookshop, which will have copies of the book available for purchase and signing.

Registration is not required.

BookBreeze Literary Festival: Author Amy Brill   
Thursday, July 24
7:00PM ~ Merry Room
The author will discuss her debut novel The Movement of Stars.

This program is co-sponsored by Westwinds Bookshop, which will have copies of the book available for purchase and signing.

Registration is required and can be done on July 10 at 10:00 am

Gmail: Harness the Power!   
Tuesdays, July 29 & August 12
6:30PM ~ Upper Level
Come to a Gmail overview using lynda.com. Explore the power and fuctionality of the Google mail product. Bring your device if possible.

Registration is required and can be done on July 15 at 10:00 am.

A Midsummer's Night with Bestselling Author
Andre Dubus III
hosted by the Friends of the Duxbury Free Library
Saturday, August 2
6:00PM ~Private Residence

A special evening on Duxbury Bay! Cocktails, canapes and conversation with the Author of "House of Sand and Fog", "Townie", and his latest, "Dirty Love"

Tickets are required and are $100.00 per person and include an autographed copy of "Dirty Love". Hor d'oeuvres, wine and beer will be served. Limited to 100 guest, tickets are available at the Duxbury Free Library and Westwinds Bookshop.

BookBreeze Literary Festival:
Books and Brew    
Thursday, August 7
7:00PM ~ Winsor House Inn
Join bestselling authors Juliette Fay and Nicole Bernier as they lead a casual discussion about their favorite books and yours. This is a great opportunity for bookclubs to get ideas for reading lists.

No registration is required.

BookBreeze Literary Festival:
Author Hank Phillippi Ryan     
Wednesday, August 13
7:00PM-8:45PM ~ Merry Room
The author will discuss her latest book The Wrong Girl.

This program is co-sponsored by Westwinds Bookshop, which will have copies of the book available for purchase and signing. 

Registration is required and can be done via the hand icon.  The icon will appear on July 30 at 10:00 am.

BookBreeze Literary Festival:
Author James Scott       
Wednesday, August 27 ~ 7:00PM-9:00PM
Merry Room

The author will discuss his debut novel The Kept.

This program is co-sponsored by Westwinds Bookshop, which will have copies of the book available for purchase and signing. 

Registration is required and can be done via the hand icon.  The icon will appear on August 13 at 10:00 am.

 

 

Ongoing Events:

BookBreeze Summer 2014
Literary Festival

The Duxbury Free Library and Westwinds Bookshop have scheduled a summer-long list of literary events for the third annual Bookbreeze festival. This year Bookbreeze consists of 13 different events starting June 11 and running until Sept. 25, including author visits and book signings, a cooking demonstration, a pub night, a dramatic reading, a mystery panel, and more. Best-selling authors such as Courtney Sullivan, Hank Phillippi Ryan, Amy Brill, and Randy Susan Meyers will all be part of Bookbreeze, as well as some newly-published discoveries, whose books are sure to become hits. More details are available here:


BookBreeze is brought to you by Westwinds Bookshop and the Duxbury Free Library.

DFL Open Book Club
Every second Monday of the Month
6:30 to 8:00 p.m.~ Setter Room

Join DFL Open Book Club to meet & discuss recently read books with others in the Duxbury community. All adults are welcome to attend. No registration required.

Makerspace Knitting Night
Every third Monday of the Month
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ~ Resource Room

If you need help seaming a sweater, need to learn how to turn a cable, or want to learn to knit - join us! A night for social knitting with help available for beginners and intermediates. No registration required, just drop in.

Digital Downloads
Every Mon.-Thurs. 6:30-7:30 p.m. ~ Reference Area
Informal instruction on using your smartphone and/or tablet.  Learn how to access the library mobile website, to use the catalog, book museum passes, or renew materials.  Get free apps to download e-books and e-audiobooks, and use Mango language learning from your smartphone.  Just bring your device and we can talk!

DFL Writers Group Meeting
Every Third Wednesday 6:30 p.m. ~ Merry Room
Meetings include discussion of writing projects and some time for actual writing.  Open to all adult writers, all levels of experience.  No registration required, just drop in!

Laughter Yoga
Every Thursday 11:30 p.m. ~ Resource Room
This is a weekly drop-in Laughter Yoga group where we laugh together without the use of jokes or props. It is free to the public. Laughing, combined with yoga breathing, without jokes for the fun of it! Drop-in when you can, stay for the healthy benefits!

Adult Game Night
Every Fourth Friday 6:00 p.m. ~ Resource Room
Want to play board games, but never have enough people? Looking to have some fun without spending any money? Come for an after hours event at the library. Play old classics or try new games you might not have heard of.

Registration is required and begins two weeks before, in person or by phone.
Open to ages 18+.

 
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