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

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Upcoming Events:

Upcoming Events:

Digital Device Drop-In
Wednesday, May 3 ~ 10:30AM-12:00PM ~ Reference Area

Laughter Yoga
Thursday, May 5 ~ 11:30AM-12:00PM ~ Resource Room

Adult Board Game Night
Thursday, May 5 ~ 6:30PM-8:00PM ~ YA Area

Save our Seeds Program
Thursday, May 5 ~ 7:00PM-8:30PM ~ Merry Room
Seed Saving, a 'growing” national movement. Expert gardener, Jon Belber, education director of the Holly Hill Farm in Cohasset, will give instructions on how to grow heirloom vegetables, how to preserve their seeds and how to share them with other gardeners. Jon will give out free organic seed packets and give instructions on how to successfully grow pesticide free plants and save their seeds. Seed saving is a 'growing” national movement.

Registration is suggested.

Demystifying Digital Design
Saturday, May 7~ 10:00AM-1:00PM ~ Reference Area
3D - hands on workshop.  Learn how to design useful and decorative objects using a simple 3D program called TinkerCAD.  Today's class is on basic printing, learning to make a badge.   Class size is limited to 6 people from grade 3 and up, register in person at the Reference Desk.

Velveteen Rabbit by South Shore Conservatory
Saturday, May 7~ 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM ~ Merry Room
Enjoy the South Shore Conservatory's Classical Guitar ensemble musical presentation of the classic story, The Velveteen Rabbit. The ensemble is comprised of students ages 9 to 14 who began studying guitar between the ages of 3 and 6. Other pieces from standard classical guitar repertoire will be performed to showcase these young talents. The program is approximately one hour.

Registration is appreciated via the library website or 781-934-2721 x5632 beginning April 23.

Open Book Club
Wednesday, May 11 ~ 10:30-11:30AM ~ Setter Room
This month we will discuss The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin.  This is a drop in program; no registration is required.

Digital Device Drop-in
Wednesday, May 11 ~ 10:30-11:30AM ~ Reference Area

Laughter Yoga
Thursday, May 12 ~ 11:30~12:00AM ~ Program Room

Demystifying Digital Design
Saturday, May 13 ~ 10:30-12:00PM ~ Reference Area
3D - hands on workshop.  Learn how to design useful and decorative objects using a simple 3D program called TinkerCAD.  Today's class is on basic printing, learning to make a badge.   Class size is limited to 6 people from grade 3 and up, register in person at the Reference Desk.

Knitting Night
Monday, May 16 ~ 6:00-8:00PM ~ Merry Room

Digital Device Drop-in
Wednesday, May 18 ~ 10:30-11:30AM ~ Reference Area

DFL Writers Group
Wednesday, May 18 ~ 6:30-8:00PM ~ Merry Room

Digital Device Drop-in
Wednesday, May 11 ~ 10:30-11:30AM ~ Reference Area

Adult Coloring Night
Thursday, May 19 ~ 6:30-8:00PM ~ YA Area

Ukulele Strum Along
Saturday, May 21 ~ 10:30-12:00PM ~ Resource Room
Do you have a ukulele and want to practice with a group? You are invited to bring your uke and learn new 2 chord easy songs. Registration is required by clicking on the hand icon online, in person or by phone staring on May 7th at 10am.  Open to Gr. 1- adult.  *Participants must bring their own ukulele* The library also has 2 kits available for one month checkout.

Digital Device Drop-in
Wednesday, May 25 ~ 10:30-11:30AM ~ Reference Area

Digital Device Drop-in
Wednesday, May 26 ~ 10:30-11:30AM ~ Reference Area

 

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
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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