Duxbury Free Library
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Duxbury, Massachusetts 02332
781-934-2721

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Upcoming Events:

Digital Device Drop-In
Wednesday, July 6~ 10:30AM to 11:30 AM ~ Reference Area

Class of the Week
Wednesday, July 6~ 11:00AM to 12:00 PM ~ Reference Area

Laughter Yoga
Thursday, July 7 ~ 10:30-11:30AM ~ Resource Room

Adult Board Game Night
Thursday, July 7~ 6:30PM to 8:00 PM ~ YA Area

BookBreeze Literary Festival: Jennifer Haigh
Thursday, July 7 ~ 7:00PM-9:00PM ~ Merry Room
Jennifer Haigh will present her new book, Heat and Light .  Acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Haigh returns to the Pennsylvania town at the center of her iconic  novel Baker Towers in this ambitious, achingly human story of modern America and the conflicting forces at its heart - a bold, moving drama of hope and desperation, greed and power, big business and small-town families.

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 June 23 at 10:00 am.

Open Book Club:My Brilliant Friend
Wednesday, July 13 ~ 10:30AM-11:30AM ~ Setter Room

Digital Device Drop-In
Wednesday, July 13 ~ 10:30AM to 11:30 AM ~ Reference Area

Class of the Week
Wednesday, July 13 ~ 11:00AM to 12:00 PM ~ Reference Area

BookBreeze Literary Festival: Annie Weatherwax
Wednesday, July 13 ~ 7:00PM-9:00PM ~ Merry Room
Annie Weatherwax will discuss her book, All We Had.   A stirring debut novel about a mother and daughter who find an unlikely home amid the quirky residents of a small town - 'The smart style, crisp narrative, sharp dialogue,and vivid descriptions send a powerful message: there is hope hidden in depair.' - Publishers Weekly

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 June 29 at 10:00 am.

Laughter Yoga
Thursday, July 14 ~ 10:30-11:30AM ~ Resource Room

Genealogy for Beginners
Saturday, July 16 ~ 10:30-11:30AM ~ Duxbury Room

Knitting Night
Monday, July 18 ~ 6:00-8:00PM~ Merry Room

Photoshop for Beginners
Monday, July 18 ~ 6:30-7:30PM~ Reference Room
Learn basic Photoshop.  Take advantage of the Library's access to Photoshop on Adobe's Creative Cloud and use Lynda.com to become proficient with it.  Limited to 12.  Register online.

Digital Device Drop-In
Wednesday, July 20 ~ 10:30AM to 11:30 AM ~ Reference Area

Class of the Week
Wednesday, July 20 ~ 11:30-12:30 PM ~ Reference Area

DFL Writers Group
Wednesday, July 20 ~ 6:30-8:30 PM ~ Resource Room

Laughter Yoga
Thursday, July 21 ~ 10:30-11:30AM ~ Resource Room

Adult Coloring Night
Thursday, July 21 ~ 6:30-:8:00PM ~ YA Area

Digital Device Drop-In
Wednesday, July 27 ~ 10:30AM to 11:30 AM ~ Reference Area

Class of the Week
Wednesday, July 27 ~ 11:30-12:30 PM ~ Reference Area

BookBreeze Literary Festival:Lynne Griffin
Wednesday, July 27 ~ 6:30-8:30 PM ~ Merry Room
Lynne Griffin will present her book, Girl Sent Away.  'With its young heroine and sensitive examination of adolescents in crisis, Girl Sent Away would do well to also find a teen audience.' - Kirkus Reviews

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 8 at 10:00 am.

Laughter Yoga
Thursday, July 27 ~ 10:30-11:30AM ~ Resource Room

Digitize Your Images - Project for the Winter Holidays
Saturday, July 30 ~ 10:30-11:30AM ~ Reference Area


Ongoing Events:

BookBreeze: Duxbury's Summer Literary Festival 2016

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
Wednesdays, ~ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM ~ Reference
Bring in your device and questions for informal instruction on using your smart phone and/or tablet.  Find out how to download books, watch movies, learn a foreign language, place holds on books and more.  Registration is not required.

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
2nd Wednesday of the Month schedule ~10:30AM ~ 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. 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!

Online Class of the Week
Every Thursday 10:30 a.m. ~ Reference Area
10:30 to 11:30.  Every week a different subject. Drop-in session on the upper level, no registration required.

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!

 

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