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

Adult Events

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Upcoming Events:

Laughter Yoga       
Thursday, August 27 ~ 11:30AM-12:00PM ~ 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      
Thursday, September 03 ~ 6:30PM-8:00PM ~ YA Area
This is a welcoming group of adults age 18+ who like to play board games. There are always lots of laughs! The library owns a bunch of games, but feel free to bring your favorites and teach us to play them. We meet the 1st Thursday of every month in the YA lounge. Snacks are provided.

Open Book Club: the Winter People
Wednesday, September 09 ~ 10:30AM-11:30AM ~ Setter Room
This month, we will discuss The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon.  This is a drop in program; no registration is required.

BookBreeze Literary Festival: Author Jenna Blum      
Wednesday, September 09 ~ 7:00PM-9:00PM ~ Merry Room
Author Jenna Blum will discuss her novel Those Who Save Us.

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 26 at 10:00 am.

Laughter Yoga  
Thursday, September 10 ~ 11:30AM-12:00PM ~ 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!

DFL Writers Group Meeting     
Wednesday, September 16 ~
6:30PM-8:30PM ~ Merry Room

We meet on the third Wednesday of every month. 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   
Thursday, September 17 ~
11:30AM-12:00PM ~ 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!

BookBreeze Literary Festival FINALE-Discussion and Lecture. Flight of the Sparrow by Amy Belding Brown      
Thursday, September 17 ~ 7:00PM-9:00PM ~ Merry Room
This summer, read historical novel, The Flight of the Sparrow by Amy Belding Brown. Then join us on September 17 to discuss the facts in fiction! Carolyn Ravenscroft, Duxbury Rural and Historical Society archivist will present a lecture on the famous Indian capture and ransom of Mary Rowlandson.

This program is sponsored by the Duxbury Free Library, the Duxbury Rural & Historical Society and Westwinds Bookshop.

Registration is required and can be done via the hand icon.  The icon will appear on September 3 at 10:00 am.

 

Ongoing Events:

BookBreeze
Duxbury's Summer Literary Festival 2015
The Duxbury Free Library and Westwinds Bookshop are collaborating once again to provide the community with a blockbuster reading summer replete with author presentations, book signings, discussions and more!

Reservations for events held at the Duxbury Free Library are available two weeks before online, in person or by phone.

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 smart phone and/or tablet.  Learn how to access the library mobile web site, 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. Lessons 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 ~ 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+.

Adult Coloring Night
Every Third Thursday 6:30 p.m. ~ YA Area
Coloring isn't just for kids. Join us for a coloring night. Coloring has been shown to reduce stress, increase calmness and “zen” in your life. We will provide adult level coloring pages, and atmosphere. We'd love for you to provide the great company! Put yourself first and come color with us!

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

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