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

Adult Events

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Upcoming Events:

For Your Health:
Fed Up! Film and discussion  
Wednesday, February 25 ~ 7:00PM-9:15PM ~ Merry Room

Documentary film exposes the hidden truths contributing to one of the largest health epidemics in American history. Narrated by Katie Couric, Fed Up! reveals a 30-year campaign by the food industry, aided by the government, to mislead and confuse the American public.

Registration appreciated but not required beginning Wednesday, February 11th through the online library calendar or by phone 781-934-2721 x 5632.

Sunday Salon Series:
Drum to the Beat! Family Drum Circle with Nationally Known Musician Otha Day
Sunday, March 1~ 2:00PM-3:00PM ~ Merry Room

Otha facilitates fun and lively drum/rhythm circle events from the deep belief that rhythm has the power to build community, promote well-being, and create joy.  Working with groups of participants from 4 to 400, he supports awareness of the presence of rhythm in every act of living, knowing that 'your HeartBeat is the Rhythm of your soul'.  This program is for the entire family!

Registration is required and can be done via the hand icon.  The icon will appear on February 15, 2014 at 1:00 pm.  If signing up more than one person, the first and last name of each person must be included.

Digital Media Lab  
Tuesday, March 03 ~ 6:30PM-7:30PM
Reference Area

A Librarian will give an overview and present selected video instruction from Lynda.com.  Seating is limited to 10. 

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

Sunday Salon Series:
Author Glenn Carle 
Sunday, March 08 ~ 2:00PM-4:00PM ~ Merry Room

Meet the intelligence and human rights speaker and author Glenn Carle, author of  The Interrogator: An Education.  The Interrogator tells the story of one of the most secret and sensitive CIA interrogations during the US War on Terror.  It is the confession of former covert operative Glenn Carle, who spent almost two decades working undercover and was charge with interrogating one of the highest profile al-Qa'ida detainees since 9/11.

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  February 22 at 1:00 pm.  If signing up for multiple people, the first and last name of each person must be included.

Digital Media Lab:
Jobs, Resumes and Skill Building with Gary Gekow
Tuesday, March 10 ~ 6:30PM-8:00PM~ Merry Room

Professional resume consultant Gary Gekow will present tactics on getting a better job. 

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

Sunday Salon Series:
Author Marjan Kamali 
Sunday, March 15~ 2:00PM-3:00PM ~ Merry Room

Marjan Kamali will present her deb

ut novel Together Tea, a heartwarming look at traditional matchmaking, family love and mother-daughter dynamics.  The novel's main character, Darya, has discovered the perfect gift for her daughter's twnety-fifth birthday: an ideal husband.  Mina, however, is fed up with her mother's years of endless matchmaking and the spreadsheets grading available Iranian-American bachelors.  Kamali has an MFA in creative writing from New York University and an MBA from Columbia University.  This is a sweet book to cuddle up with on  a cold winter day.

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  March 1 at 1:00 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
back, and with it are the wonderful,
ever changing Sunday Salon programs.

March 1: Drum to the Beat! Family Drum Circle with Nationally Known Musician Otha Day

March 8: Author Glenn Carle

March 15: Author Marjan Kamali

March 22: Author Missy Carter

March 29: Snug Harbor Chorus Performs!

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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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 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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