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

Adult Events

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Upcoming Events:

For Your Health: Healthy Day, Healthy Platearents Have the Power to Make Special Education Work: Book Talk with authors Judith and Carson Graves   
Thursday, March 26~ 7:00 PM ~ Merry Room
Struggling to maintain a healthy weight or curb cravings? Confused by the many diet trends and fads out there today? Overwhelmed by mixed messages in the media? Come join nutritionist, Tenley Mirza, MS, CNS, from South Shore Nutrition, as she gets us back to basics. She will discuss the Standard American Diet (SAD), its evolution, and how employing 4 easy core principles to your daily life can help propel you to improved nutrition and better health.

Registration is appreciated and will begin on Thursday, March 12th either through the library online calendar or by phone 781-934-2721 x5632.

Digital Media Lab: Family Slide Show Class 3, Add Music and Voice Over to Publish the Slide Show 
Tuesday, March 31~ 6:30PM-7:30PM ~ Reference Area
This is a three part course. Sign up is for all three sessions and will be limited to 10 participants.

Registration is required and can be done via the hand icon.  The icon will appear on March 17 at 10:00 am.

Adult Game Night
Thursday, April 2 ~ 6:30PM-8:00PM~ YA Area
Enjoy an evening of fun and games at the library.  Various games are played.   

No registration is required. Just drop in!.

Digital Media Lab: iPhone Photos  
Tuesday, April 7~ 6:30PM-7:30PM ~ Reference Area
Tips and Tricks on taking great shots with your smart phone's camera. 6:30-7:30 on the upper level of the Library.  Seating is limited to 10. 

Registration is required and can be done via the hand icon.  The icon will appear on March 24 at 10:00 am.

Open Book Club:
All this Talk of Love
Wednesday, April 8~ 10:00AM-11:00 AM ~ Setter Room
The group will discuss Christopher Castellani's novel All this Talk of Love.  This is a drop in program; no registration is required.

Digital Media Lab:Get to Know Lynda.com
Tuesday, April 14~
6:30-7:30PM ~ Reference Area

Lynda.com is a powerful skill building resource.  Learn new skills or hone the ones you have via video tutorials.   Social Media to very detailed courses for engineers, Lynda.com delivers.

Registration is required and can be done via the hand icon.  The icon will appear on March 31 at 10:00 am.

DFL Writers Group Meeting    
Wednesday, April 15~ 6:30PM-8:30PM ~ 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!

Outdoor Treasure Hunts with South Shore Quests    
Wednesday, April 22 ~ 10:30AM-11:30AM ~ Merry Room
Turn a walk into a treasure hunt! South Shore Quests are clue-directed walks through local parks and woodlands, a perfect activity for the whole family. This workshop for adults and children ages kindergarten and older, will explain about the Quests, provide an opportunity to custom-make your own stamp to take on quest, plus give participants a free quest. 

Registration is required and may be done beginning Wednesday, April 8 through the library online calendar or by calling 781-934-2721 x5632.

 

Ongoing Events:

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!

Open Book Club
Rotating schedule ~ Once a month ~6:30 p.m. ~ Setter Room
This is a commitment free book club – you can come once or twice a year or every month. No registration is required, just show up ready to share insights on the book. After taking a break for the winter the book club will be resuming in April with some modifications. Book discussion times will shift for a few months to find the best time for the most people. Book discussed can be picked up at the Circulation Desk.

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 First Thursday 6:30 p.m. ~ YA Area
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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