Duxbury Free Library
77 Alden Street
Duxbury, Massachusetts 02332
781-934-2721

Adult Events

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Upcoming Events:

Adult/Teen Introduction to Arduino   
Saturday, November 01 ~ 10:00AM ~ Resource Room
Dig into the world of microprocessors with other Arduino Newbies - adults and teens. We'll be working our way through the Sparkfun booklet, doing the little projects as we go. Duxbury inventor and Arduino expert, Bill Sullivan, will be available to help us build the circuits, download the code and fire up our Arduinos!

Limited to 12 people. Registration begins on October 4th. Click on the hand to open registration window.

Digital Media Lab:
Marketing Fundamentals  
Tuesday, November 04 ~ 6:30PM ~ Reference
Fundamentals of marketing presented by a Librarian, who will give an overview  and selected video instructions.  

Seating is limited to 10.  Registration is required and can be done via the hand icon.

Sunday Salon Series:
Author Stephen Puleo
Sunday, November 16 ~ 2:00PM ~ Merry Room
Stephen Puleo will discuss his book The Caning, an informative work that reads like a novel.  The author explores how the beating of Senator Charles Sumner by Preston Brooks in the Senate chamber further polarized an already divided North and South.  For those of you who showed great interest in our Duxbury and Abolition Program, this program is for you!

Registration is required and can be done via the hand icon.  The icon will appear on November 1 at 10:00 am.  If signing up for multiple people, the first and last name of each person must be included.

Digital Media Lab:
Email Marketing
Tuesday, November 18 ~ 6:30PM ~ Reference
Email marketing presented by a Librarian, who will give an overview  and selected video instructions on using Mailchimp and other resources.  

Seating is limited to 10.  Registration is required and can be done via the hand icon.

Sunday Salon Series:
Author Sukey Forbes
Sunday, November 23 ~ 2:00PM ~ Merry Room
Author Sukey Forbes will discuss her book, The Angel in My Pocket: A Story of Love, Loss and Life after Death.   'How do we bear the unbearable?  In this heartbreaking book, a bereaved mother offers an unflinching account of the different ways we grieve and the different - and surprising - ways we may begin to heal.'  George Howe Colt, author of The Big House . Join us for a Lecture, Q&A and signing. This program is co-sponsored by Westwinds Bookshop, which will have books available for purchase and signing.

Registration is required and can be done via the hand icon.  The icon will appear on  November 8 at 10:00 am.  If signing up for multiple people, the first and last name of each person must be included.

Digital Media Lab:
Viral Marketing
Tuesday, November 25 ~ 6:30PM ~ Reference
Viral Marketing presented by a Librarian, who will give an overview  and selected video instructions on using social media.

Seating is limited to 10.  Registration is required and can be done via the hand icon.

Sunday Salon Series:
Author Tim Weed
Sunday, November 30 ~ 2:00PM ~ Merry Room
Tim Weed will discuss his book Will Pool's Island.   'Immersive . . . This riveting portrayal of early Colonial New England shine a speculative but compelling light on the time and place.'  Kirkus Reviews

This program is co-sponsored by Westwinds Bookshop, which will have books available for purchase and signing.

Registration is required and can be done via the hand icon.  The icon will appear on  November 16 at 2:00 pm.  If signing up for multiple people, the first and last name of each person must be included.

Ongoing Events:

Sunday Salon Series
Sundays ~ 2:00 p.m.~ Merry Room
Cozy (or exciting, you pick!) Sunday
afternoons at the Duxbury Free Library are
coming back, and with it are the wonderful,
ever changing Sunday Salon programs.

November 16: Author, Stephen Puleo

November 23: Author, Sukey Forbes

November 30: Author, Tim Weed

December 7: TV Celebrity and Author, Hank Phillippi Ryan

December 14: A return visit by guitar virtuoso, John Muratoreovember 30: uthor

Online registration for all programs
begins two weeks before each event. Author
programs are always presented in collaboration by Westwinds Bookshop.
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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 Devices Drop-in
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!

Digital Media Lab
Every Tuesday 6:30 p.m. ~Reference
Training and orientation classes in various products offered in the Duxbury Free Library Media Lab. Lessions are self contained. You may return to the Media Lab on your own time to dig deeper. Space is limited to 10 spots. Registration is required and begins two weeks before..

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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