Author: Elise MacLennan

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WellesleyESL Quarantine Journals

                                                Wellesley ESL Quarantine/Coronavirus Journal Wellesley ESL students were asked to share their thoughts, comments and experiences about the quarantine and coronavirus pandemic.  The entries below are organized by date of submission. All are anonymous and none have been edited.  Karen Evans, Program Coordinator 4/28/20 To Wear a Mask or not to Wear To wear […]

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In-Person Express Holds Pickup

  Come to the Main Library for in-person, self-checkout Express Holds Pickup!  Monday – Friday: 9 am – 10 am Reserved for seniors and at-risk Children’s Room closed   Monday – Friday: 2 pm -3 pm Closed for cleaning   Monday – Thursday: 10 am – 2 pm and 3 pm – 8 pm Friday: […]

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Mobile Movie Nights

Watch movies safely from your car in the Wellesley Square Tailby commuter rail lot beginning in late July and running through late August. Movies are appropriate for families, teens and senior citizens. Coming attractions are: Knives Out, Minions, Mean Girls, Trolls, Shrek, The Hunger Games, Missing Link, Sing, Jurassic Park, The Great Escape, and Harriet.  […]

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Play WFL Bingo!

  Use the free resources from the library to learn, read and win a prize!   Fill a row across, down, or diagonally.    Redeem your completed card for a Wellesley Free Library-themed prize when the buildings reopen.  

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How to Read, Play, & Learn from Home

WFL’s e-Library has links to downloadable and streaming e-books, magazines, music, movies, audiobooks and more, for adults and children – all available 24/7.  Click here if you need a library card.   You can reach a librarian Monday through Friday from 9am-8pm Mon-Thurs; 9am-6pm Fri; 10am-3pm Sat through chat or email. An easy way to […]

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Town of Wellesley Coronavirus Information

THIS IS THE CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS BRIEFING FOR THE ENTIRE TOWN OF WELLESLEY AND IS SHARED ACROSS ALL COMMUNICATIONS PLATFORMS   CORONAVIRUS BRIEFING: MAY 8, 2020   Visit Wellesley’s new Coronavirus Information Hub at www.wellesleyma.gov/coronavirus   Health Department COVID-19 Case Update. Total confirmed cases in Massachusetts: 75,333     New Cases Today: 1,612 Total cases in Norfolk County: […]

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A Message from the Director

Dear Patrons, The Coronavirus pandemic continues to evolve. Our phased reopening plan prioritizes the safety and well-being of staff and patrons. Our goal is to bring back the things you love while ensuring the health of our community. We are taking a careful and measured approach in order to meet stringent new health and safety […]

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Make the Connection: Follow Us!

The Library has always served as a community gathering place for Wellesley.  Although we cannot safely provide that during a time when social distancing is imperative, librarians will continue to serve patrons remotely via email and with enhanced e-content, online story-times, facebook live streaming and more. Please connect with us on the Library’s social media […]

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Need a Library Card?

You have access to a FREE “Virtual Branch Library” from our website.  Click on the E-Library menus for links to downloadable and streaming e-books, music, movies, audiobooks and more, for adults and children – all available 24/7.   Click here if you need a library card. You can reach a librarian Monday through Friday from […]

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Turn Old Media Into New

Every Wednesday morning, Open Lab in Jackie’s Room (10 AM – 1 PM) includes a Memories Digitization Lab where you can bring in your old photos, slides, VHS or cassette tapes, and digitize them for posterity. Library staff will help you save your memories in digital format. Call Information Services for details: 781-235-1610 x 1117. […]

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Introducing Wowbrary!

Here is an easy and exciting new way to learn about the most recent items that the Wellesley Free Library has to offer —  a weekly newsletter that sends a list of the library’s most recent acquisitions to you directly in an email or RSS feed.  The WFL buys many thousands of new books, movies, […]

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Happy Re-new Year!

Here is cause for celebration: starting on January 1, your eligible checked out items will automatically renew two days before the due date!   Items are eligible to auto-renew if: There are no holds on the title. The item has not reached its maximum allowed renewals. Your patron card is not blocked or expired.   […]

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Flash Fiction Contest Results!

This contest was open to teens and adults. It ended December 1, 2019. Congratulations to all the writers! All the stories listed below will be available from the Short Story Dispenser through a button labeled “Homegrown Stories.” First place: A Length of Linen by Penny Post Second place: Woosh by Steve Grossman Third place: Beachcomber […]

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Short Story Dispenser!

Discover the library’s new Short Story Dispenser, a simple device with three illuminated buttons: 1 minute, 3 minute, 5 minute.  Press one and out rolls a strip of paper randomly generated by the machine from its online bank of original and classic stories and poems.   The dispenser is located in the lobby of the main […]

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Wellesley Yearbooks Go Digital

Wellesley High School alumni from 1931-2014 can now reminisce about their formative years with access to digitized WHS yearbooks!  The Wellesleyans can be found on Internet Archive. Even if you are not a WHS grad, you will have fun checking out the fashions and hairstyles!  This digitization project was generously sponsored by the Wellesley Free […]

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Get Tech Help at Open Computer Labs

There’s no need to be confused or unable to utilize the resources available to you. At the library, you will find librarians, technology instructors, and knowledgeable volunteers available to assist you in using your computer, tablet, or smart phone. (Please note that hardware repair is not offered.)  Simply drop in to the main library (Jackie’s […]

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June 10: Duo Anime

Sunday June 10, 2018 2:00 PM Wakelin Room   Violinist Barbara Englesberg and pianist Esther Ning Yau will perform.  The program will include Bach’s Sonata in E Major for Violin and Harpsichord  and Ethel Barns’ Sonata No. 2 in A Major.  Free and open to the public.  Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Wellesley Free Libraries.

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Author visit: Julia Glass

Monday May 7, 2018 7:00 PM  Main Library, Wakelin Room The Friends of the Wellesley Free Libraries  present best-selling author Julia Glass in conversation with journalist and author Nichole Bernier.  Glass is the author of six works of fiction, including Three Junes, winner of the National Book Award, and I See You Everywhere, winner of the Binghamton University […]

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Free Financial Savvy

Want to keep up with how your investment portfolio is doing?  Need information on which companies the analysts think will continue to bring positive returns?  With market conditions these days, you need the Morningstar Investment Resource Center and the Value Line Research Center.  Try them out with your library card today! Find these and more […]

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Library of Things Wish List

Help the Wellesley Free Library expand its Library of Things collection! If you like to donate tangible items, check out this Wish List of useful items. These will be made available for loan; a great value that also reduces waste and exercises our environmental stewardship. To be accepted by the library, items must be new […]

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Digital Magazines Now Available!

Newsweek, Car & Driver, National Geographic… You now have instant access to many of your favorite digital magazines with the RBdigital app and your library card. Download the app for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire HD/HDX.  Borrow as many titles as you like and keep issues for as long as you wish. Visit our website or step into the […]

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This Just In…

New TV Series The Kennedy’s: After Camelot Portrays the life of the former First Lady of the United States, Jacqueline Kennedy in the aftermath of the assassination of her husband, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, as she becomes Jackie O. in life after Camelot. Also portrays the lives of the other Kennedy family members dealing with […]

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Annual Senior Art Show & Reception

This Sunday! June 4, 2017 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Main Library Wakelin Room The public is invited to the opening reception of the fifth annual Senior Art Show.  The work of nearly 50 senior artists across multiple mediums will be exhibited from June 2 to June 29 in the Wakelin Room and lobby of […]

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New Arrivals: TV Series

Call the Midwife – Season 6 When the rather austere Sister Ursula is appointed the new head of Nonnatus house, Sister Julienne finds herself demoted and working back alongside the midwives as an ordinary member of staff. A French Village – Season 6 The German occupation changes the life of the village of Villeneuve forever, […]

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Jazz Concert: Lance Martin Trio

Sunday May 7, 2017 3:00 PM Wakelin Room Love jazz? Have favorites? A trademark of this group is their  “all-request” program — come on out and create the playlist!   The Lance Martin Trio is:  John Baboian, guitar; Dave Clark, bass; and Lance Martin, flute. Free and open to the public. Generously sponsored by the […]

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LinkedIn Workshop: May 8th 6:00pm

LinkedIn Workshop with Gary Gekow Monday May 8th, 6:00pm – 8:00pm  Arnold Room – Main Library 2nd Floor Register Here. Join Gary Gekow for a two hour workshop to review best practices for profile creation and account management. He will discuss additional uses of LinkedIn, including the importance of joining groups and acquiring testimonials. Job […]

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Young Adult: New Arrivals

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life – Benjamin Alire Saenz Sal used to know his place with his adoptive gay father, their loving Mexican American family, and his best friend, Samantha. But it’s senior year, and suddenly Sal is throwing punches, questioning everything, and realizing he no longer knows himself. If Sal’s not who he thought […]

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Sunday Concert: The Sumner Quartet

Sunday April 23, 2017 2:00 PM Main Library Wakelin Room The Sumner Quartet is a professional, community-centered string quartet. Violinists Joshua Addison and David Rubin, violist Elizabeth Stefan, and cellist Jaques Wood will perform. Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Wellesley Free Libraries.  

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Wellesley Free Library Strategic Planning Survey

Every five years, WFL embarks upon a review of the current state of the library and considers where it should be headed.  The resulting 5-year Strategic Plan is used to prioritize ongoing decisions about library service to the community.  As part of this important process, the library is conducting a survey. Please help set the […]

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Voting Time for Wellesley Reads Together 2017

Each year, Wellesley Free Library joins forces with MassBay Community College to invite the greater Wellesley community to read a common text, engage in discussions, and attend related programs. The goal is to create an interdisciplinary  learning experience around the winner of the annual Massachusetts Bay OneBook Prize for regional authors.  The following four works are the finalists […]

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New Arrivals in TV Series

Archer Season 7 Following their disastrous turn as government agents turned drug dealers, the team reinvents themselves as a Los Angeles-based P.I. firm. Their first case is protecting a vampy actress from blackmail, and Archer’s libido. They also grapple with a terminator mummy who wants his mommy, spinning robot legs, Archer’s desperate voice mail message, […]

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Check Out a TV Series!

Check out what’s new in TV Series at the library… Agatha Christie’s Criminal Games Agatha Christie’s world famous mysteries are delightfully adapted in a new series of French TV movies, sexy, witty and definitely addictive! Set in the 1950s, these iconic stories introduce new investigators in classic Christie style. Chief Inspector Laurence, a man of […]

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2 New Arrivals in Young Adult…

Ones and Zeroes – Dan Wells From Dan Wells, author of the New York Times bestselling Partials Sequence and the John Cleaver series, comes the second book in a dark, pulse-pounding sci-fi-noir series set in 2050 Los Angeles. Overworld. It’s more than just the world’s most popular e-sport—for thousands of VR teams around the globe, […]

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NEW: Global Road Warrior

  Meet our newest online resource, Global Road Warrior. This digital database provides country-by-country resources for learning about cultures, customs, history, and language worldwide. Global Road Warrior consists of 175 Country Guides of 119 topics each. Great for travel planning and on-the-go information while abroad. Great for school research projects. Great for international business.   […]

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What’s New In TV Series?

19-2 Seasons 1, 2 & 3: 19-2 revolves around the day-to-day life of two unwilling partners of the Montreal Police Department, Officers Nick Barron and Ben Chartier. These two beat cops patrol the urban sprawl of downtown’s 19th district, in cruiser No. 2. 19-2 is about the tensions and bonds that develop between two incompatible […]

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New Arrivals in TV Series…

Graves Season 1 – President Richard Graves, a former two-term POTUS, embarks on a Don Quixote-like quest to right the wrongs of his administration and reclaim his legacy 25 years after leaving the White House. With topics ranging from immigration to gay rights, foreign policy to public funding for arts and sciences, Graves holds nothing […]

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Wellesley Townsman Digital Archive

Wellesley Townsman 1906 – 1989 Digital Archive The Wellesley Townsman digital archive for 1906 – 1989 is accessible through a new and improved platform. It offers an easy-to-use browse and search feature for these historic issues. The digital archive can be accessed in the library and remotely 24/7.

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Photography Display: The Changing Faces of Cuba

Photography Display – February 1st – 28th, 2017 “The Changing Faces of Cuba” Photography by Belinda Soncini Text by Kip Langello “The Changing Faces of Cuba” offers a window into a Cuba seldom seen. This series of photographs and interviews by Belinda Soncini and Kip Langello reflects people going about their daily routine on the […]

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New TV Series Have Arrived!

12 Monkeys: Season 2 AMERICAN SCIENCE FICTION MYSTERY DRAMA The story follows the journey of James Cole, a man from 2043 sent back in time to stop a malevolent organization known as the Army of the 12 Monkeys from destroying the world. Joining forces with Dr. Cassandra Railly in the present day, Cole must untangle […]

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New TV Series

These just arrived! Bones: Season 11 Six months after Bones and Booth leave their jobs to start a new life, Booth goes missing. Desperate for distraction, Bones takes a murder case, and is devastated to learn the deceased’s identity. Featuring the highly anticipated Bones and Sleepy Hollow crossover event. The Librarians: Season 2 An ancient […]

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Winter Writers’ Workshop

Writers’ Workshop with Charlene Smith Six Thursdays: January 12 & 26; February 9 & 23; March 9 & 23, 2017 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM Hills Branch Library 210 Washington St. Award-winning journalist, author and editor Charlene Smith, the authorized biographer of Nelson Mandela, will lead a six-session writing workshop for adults at the Hills Branch […]

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Documentary Film: Dec. 13th 7:00 PM

Bannister: Everest on the Track Tuesday December 13th – 7:00PM   Before the war, Britain had bloomed best in its sporting tradition, but the amateur accolades leading to Olympic accomplishments were blown off the podiums in the 1952 Helsinki games. Roger Bannister was the epitome of that disappearing scholar-athlete ideal. Can the lunchtime-trained runner immersed […]

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This Sunday: The Art of Shay Rieger

Art Reception: The Art of Shay Rieger Sunday, December 4th 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Main Library, Wakelin Room The public is invited to a reception celebrating the art of Shay Rieger, on display throughout the main library during the month of December.  Born in New York City, Rieger (1923-2015), was a prominent sculptor and […]

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Peter Alden: Wellesley’s Changing Wildlife

Peter Alden – Wellesley’s Changing Wildlife Thursday, December 1st 7:00 PM, Main Library, Wakelin Room How are climate and habitat changing New England’s birds and mammals? Come meet Peter Alden, expert on biodiversity, conservation issues, and the invasive alien plant and animal crisis affecting us today. Alden is the author of 15 books on North […]

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The Loss of the U.S.S. Quincy

The Loss of the U.S.S. Quincy Sunday November 20, 2016 2:00 PM Main Library Wakelin Room Local historian Bob Begin will discuss the history of the heavy cruiser U.S.S. Quincy, from her launching in her namesake city during the Great Depression to her fateful role in the Pacific during World War II. He will also […]

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This Thursday: Hills or Main?

Hills Branch Library, 210 Washington St. Artists’ Perspectives Series Thursday November 17, 2016 6:30 PM  Enjoy monthly informal talks by local artists and artisans at the Hills Branch. Tonight, oil painter Dottie Laughlin describes how, inspired by the life around her (in the garden, the fruit of the season, and simple items of everyday life) […]

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Laszlo Gardony, Solo Jazz Piano

Laszlo Gardony, Solo Jazz Piano Sunday, November 13th at 2:00 PM Main Library Wakelin Room Laszlo Gardony is a critically acclaimed artist who has brought his soulful improvisations and compositions to audiences in 26 countries. A winner of the Great American Jazz Piano Competition, Gardony has been called “a pianist worthy of praise within the […]

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November 10th Art Demonstration

Wellesley Society of Artists Reception, Awards and Art Demonstration Thursday November 10, 2016 6:30 PM Main Library Wakelin Room All are welcome to a reception with light refreshments at 6:30 PM. An awards presentation at 7:00 PM will be followed by a demonstration by local artist Frederick “Fritz” Kubitz, who works in both oil and […]

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Wednesday – Free Business Resources from SBA

Small Business Administration 101: Free Business Resources Wednesday November 9th, 6:00pm – 7:30pm Arnold Room – REGISTER Whether you’re thinking about starting a business of your own or need funding to further expand your existing business the United States Small Business Administration has a program or service that could turn your idea into reality. Join […]

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From Ocean to Table and the Challenges Along the Way

Sunday, November 6th 2:00 PM Wakelin Room Bringing seafood from the waters of the world to your dinner plate is a journey that involves many stakeholders. Today’s consumer insists upon “traceability,” sustainability, and accountability, starting with the fisherman and finishing with the fishmonger.  Members of the Marden family of Wellesley’s Captain Marden’s Seafood will explain […]

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Tonight! A Panel Discussion on Refugee Resettlement

This Land Was Made for You and Me Thursday November 3, 2016 7:00 PM Main Library Wakelin Room 65 million people are living on the margins of global society. The eruption of war in Syria and the subsequent mass migration of refugees into Europe has captured the media’s attention, forcing us to rethink assumptions about […]

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Young Adult Has 3 New Titles… Check ‘Em Out!

Boy Robot – Simon Curtis Seventeen-year-old Isaak discovers the truth about his origin and the underground forces that must come together to fight against a secret government organization formed to eradicate those like him in this high-octane science fiction debut. There once was a boy who was made, not created. In a single night, Isaak’s […]

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Artists Workshop Series with Abby Glassenberg

Artists Workshop Series Arnold Room 7:00pm – 8:30pm   Abby Glassenberg: Abby has over 10 years of experience as a creative entrepreneur, sewing pattern designer, craft book author, writer and teacher. She maintains a blog, Etsy shop, weekly email newsletter, social media presence, and offers professional workshops for artists and makers. Abby is also the […]

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Living on Mars: What are the Issues?

Tuesday October 25, 2016 7:00 PM Wakelin Room Former NASA astronaut Jeff Hoffman and local author Frank White present a fascinating talk about what has long been the stuff of science fiction: a mission to Mars!  Now a long-term goal of the US space program, we can now state that some of us may likely have descendants […]

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Cocktail Culture: Mid-Twentieth Century Fashion

Sunday October 23, 2016 2:00 PM Main Library Wakelin Room Travel through time for a look at cocktail culture fashion. This talk will focus on silhouettes in clothing from the late 1940s through the 1960s and explore the connection between fashion and cocktails, not only in clothing styles, but also in home décor and accessories […]

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New Young Adult Titles

New Young Adult Titles   Lucy and Linh – Alice Pung Lucy is a bit of a pushover, but she’s ambitious and smart, and she has just received the opportunity of a lifetime: a scholarship to a prestigious school, and a ticket out of her broken-down suburb. Though she’s worried she will stick out like […]

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3 More Entrepreneur & Small Business Workshops

Entrepreneur & Small Business Workshop Series Arnold Room   Lean Business Planning Monday October 17th, 7:00pm – 8:30pm Is the prospect of developing a business plan daunting? Have you procrastinated, even though everyone says you need one? In this workshop you will learn a lean approach to business plans called the Business Model Canvas. See […]

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Documentary Film: Women of ’69, Unboxed

Documentary Film: Women of ’69, Unboxed Thursday October 13, 2016 7:00 PM Wakelin Room Join us for a timely film screening and discussion. A group of women, Skidmore college classmates, were both electrified and pummeled by the turbulent surf of the 1960s. In this film they look back, ruminate on their heartaches and triumphs, and […]

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This Thursday: Special Needs Planning Seminar

7:00 PM – Thursday October 6, 2016 – Wakelin Room Special Needs Planning: Coordinating Your Special Needs Financial & Estate Plan Representatives from Rivers Financial Group will discuss options available to families who have a child with special needs. Learn to identify the key challenges to your child’s future security, and personalize a plan that helps meet […]

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Job Seekers Workshop Series with Gary Gekow

Job Seekers Workshop Series Gary Gekow Arnold Room – 6:30PM – 8:30PM Mr. Gekow has over 20 years of employment consulting and recruiting experience in the Boston marketplace.  He also works with individuals throughout New England assisting them with job search strategies. October 6, 2016 Changing Careers: Reinventing Oneself in Today’s Job Market Transitioning into […]

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Documentary Film Series Continues This Fall

Fall 2016 Documentary Film Series 7:00 – 8:30pm Wakelin Room Join us for a monthly film screening followed by discussion.   Rise of the Robots – Thursday September 29th Machines are everywhere. They run our factory assembly lines and make our coffee. But humanoid robots—machines with human-like capabilities—have long been the stuff of science fiction. […]

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Entrepreneur & Small Business Workshop Series

Entrepreneur & Small Business Workshop Series Arnold Room Is Entrepreneurship Right For You? Monday September 19th, 7:30pm – 8:30pm   Starting your own business can be an exciting and rewarding experience. Advantages include being your own boss, setting your own schedule, and making a living doing something you enjoy. But, becoming a successful entrepreneur requires […]

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Make a Collage Card with artist Joan Onofrey this Sunday

Art Workshop with Joan Onofrey Sunday, September 18th Drop- in; any time between 2:00- 4:00 PM,  Main Library, Wakelin Room Joan Onofrey, a New England collage artist who has won numerous awards, has her work currently on exhibit in the Wakelin Room. Inspired by the children she teaches and her observations of nature, Joan’s collages of […]

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New Young Adult Books Are Here!

Young Adult Fiction: New Arrivals   The Telling – Alexandra Sirowy A chilling new novel about a girl who must delve into her past if she wants to live long enough to have a future when a series of murders that are eerily similar to the dark stories her brother used to tell start happening […]

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Documentary Film Screening Next Monday, 8/15

Finding Vivian Maier Join us next Monday 8/15 at 7:00pm for a screening of this fascinating film in the Wakelin Room. Now considered one of the 20th century’s greatest street photographers, Vivian Maier was a mysterious nanny who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that went unseen during her lifetime. Vivian’s strange and riveting life and […]

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Teen Author Panel: July 21st

Teen Author Panel Real or Not Real: Relationships in Fiction Thursday, July 21st Wakelin Room 5:30pm – Pizza 6:00pm – Panel Discussion   Join our panelists as we talk about writing, time travel, history, sibling relationships, love and more. Moderator: Beth Revis – Author of A World Without You   *Sponsored by Wellesley Books: Copies […]

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This just in…

New Young Adult Titles   The Last Star – Rick Yancey (Final book in the 5th Wave Series – Science Fiction) The enemy is Other. The enemy is us. They want the Earth, they want us to have it. They came to wipe us out, they came to save us. Beneath these riddles lies one […]

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Borrow School Summer Reading Titles Here

School Summer Reading Titles   Summer has arrived and the library is ready to help with all of your summer reading needs. Students of all grade levels can borrow summer reading books from the library. Required titles are available to check-out as well as personal choice titles. Book lists for ideas and librarians are here […]

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Summer Documentary Film Series: Begins June 27th

Summer Documentary Film Series Wakelin Room Join us this summer for three documentary film screenings followed by discussion. These events are open to the public and registration is not required. Light refreshments will be served. Monday June 27th 7:00pm – 9:00pm – Best of Enemies In the summer of 1968 television news changed forever. Dead […]

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LinkedIn Workshop

LinkedIn Workshop Thursday June 2nd – 6:30pm-8:30pm Arnold Room Join Gary Gekow for an evening workshop to review best practices as they relate to online profile creation and account management. He will also discuss the many additional usages of LinkedIn including the importance of joining groups and getting others to offer testimonials. Job seekers and […]

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Attention Cassandra Clare Fans…

Lady Midnight By: Cassandra Clare The Shadowhunters of Los Angeles star in the first novel in Cassandra Clare’s newest series, The Dark Artifices, a sequel to the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series. Lady Midnight is a Shadowhunters novel. It’s been five years since the events of City of Heavenly Fire that brought the Shadowhunters to […]

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The Comeback: How Today’s Moms Reenter the Workforce

The Comeback: How Today’s Moms Reenter the Workplace Successfully By: Cheryl Casone Myth: “Getting back to work is impossible.” Reality: Millions of women have made the comeback. You can, too. Karyn never intended to work full time again after leaving to raise her two children. But seven years later, when a divorce seemed imminent, she […]

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May Small Business Marketing Series

Join us for a small business series of workshops in Jackie’s Room (computer lab) this month. May 11 @ 10:30AM – Marketing for Small Business: Instagram – Register Instagram is an online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, and share them on a variety of […]

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Young Adult: Spotlight on Series

Looking for the next in a series? They have arrived!   Article 5 Series – Kristen Simmons Article 5 Seventeen-year-old Ember Miller has perfected the art of keeping a low profile in a future society in which Moral Statutes have replaced the Bill of Rights and offenses carry stiff penalties, but when Chase, the only […]

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New Technology Class: Internet 101

Internet 101 Wednesday April 13, 6:30-8:30PM – Register Wednesday April 27, 6:30-8:30PM – Register Jackie’s Room Computer Lab Are you new to the Internet?  Are you wondering what’s so important about being connected online? Maybe you just want to know what’s new and how it can benefit you.  This introductory course will guide you through the basics […]

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Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano

Sunday April 3, 2016 2:00 PM  Main Library Wakelin Room Ceora Jaffe, flute; Brent Selby, cello; Keun Young Sun, piano. The program will include Trio in G minor op.63 by Carl Maria von Weber and Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano by Bohuslav Martinu. Free and open to the public. Generously sponsored by the Friends […]

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Marvel + Much More…

New Graphic Novels   A few highlights: Soldier’s Heart: The Campaign to Understand My WWII Veteran Father – Carol Tyler Carol Tyler chronicles her fraught relationship to her father, Charles, a WWII veteran, and how the war affected lives through both childhood and adulthood. You’ll Never Know is also a tribute to servicemen and women, […]

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Job Seeking and Career Resources

Looking for a new job? Re-entering the work force? WFL has resources for you! Check out the Career Resources page of the website along with the Careers section on the 2nd floor. Below are new book titles available for checking out:

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Suspicious Minds: Why We Believe in Conspiracy Theories

Suspicious Minds: Why We Believe in Conspiracy Theories By: Rob Brotherton   We’re all conspiracy theorists. Some of us just hide it better than others. Conspiracy theorists do not wear tin-foil hats (for the most part). They are not just a few kooks lurking on the paranoid fringes of society with bizarre ideas about shape-shifting […]

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This Sunday: The Annual Nicolucci Concert

Music in Our Library: The Annual Nicolucci Concert Sunday March 20, 2016 3:00 PM  Main Library Wakelin Room March is Music in our Schools Month! Join us for this annual showcase of talented musicians from Wellesley’s schools. Named after Sandra Nicolucci, who was Director of Performing Arts in the Wellesley Public Schools for over 15 years, […]