Journey to Greenland with Erica Ferencik

Virtual

Join author Erica Ferencik as she discusses the origin story of her stunning new novel Girl in Ice. In the book, Val, an American linguist, is tasked to journey to a remote climate research center off the coast of Greenland where a girl has thawed from the ice - alive - speaking a language no […]

Find Happiness through Mindfulness, Yoga & Meditation

Virtual

Experience ancient practices of breathing and meditation in an informal virtual setting. Discover secrets to increasing happiness in everyday life and learn ways to make it grow each day. No previous experience required. Sessions are led by mindfulness, yoga and meditation teacher, Janhavi Wadwhani. The sessions will continue on the first and third Thursdays of […]

Libby/OverDrive, Kanopy, & Hoopla (Zoom)

Virtual

Get an introduction to our three most popular library eresources so you can start accessing books, music, movies, and more from home. On the day of the event you will receive an email with a link to join. ​​At the time of the program simply click on the link and you'll see the host. For […]

Celebrate National Bike Month: The Joy of Bicycles (Zoom)

Virtual

Join us for a National Bike Month session that will highlight online and library resources, guidebooks to rail trails, manuals, memoirs, movies and magazines – even bike repair tools from our Library of Things. Learn about Park ‘n Pedal - a network of parking stations conveniently located cycling distance from your city’s employment centers, allowing […]

Socially Responsible Investing: You and Your Financial Future Series

Virtual

Socially responsible investing uses environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria to examine a company’s sustainability practices. Join Shelby Fabianac, Advisor Relationship Manager from Parnassus Investment, for a talk that will cover the basics of socially responsible investing, how ESG research is integrated into investment decisions and how the field continues to evolve. This program is […]

Discovering the Library’s Art Collection Part II: Souvenirs of Italy

Virtual

The 19th century grand tour of Italy is present at the library in three marbles by Zocchi, Adams and Benzoni - unfamiliar names that will come to life with a discussion of sculptures of Michelangelo as a boy, a south Italian shepherd boy and Diana, presented by Amy Golahny. This is the final session of […]

Reference Solutions: Business – A Database from Gale OneFile (Zoom)

Virtual

Get an introduction to our newest Business database from Gale OneFile. Start gathering information on U.S. businesses for marketing and job searches. You’ll also learn how to track down current business and home directory information. On the day of the event you will receive an email with a link to join. ​​At the time of […]

Find Happiness through Mindfulness, Yoga & Meditation

Virtual

Experience ancient practices of breathing and meditation in an informal virtual setting. Discover secrets to increasing happiness in everyday life and learn ways to make it grow each day. No previous experience required. Sessions are led by mindfulness, yoga and meditation teacher, Janhavi Wadwhani. The sessions will continue on the first and third Thursdays of […]

Asian Americans in Newton: Reflection and Reimagination

Virtual

Did you know that our neighbors from China, India and Korea represent the three most prominent Asian American groups in Newton? Join us for a panel discussion as we explore and honor these various cultures in celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The panelists will reflect on the impact of current events on […]

Cooking Live With Chef Bill

Virtual

Cook along or watch as Chef Bill prepares a different dish live on Zoom each month! Check back for the name of the recipe, the list of ingredients and instructions. Formerly a chef at the original Ritz-Carlton/Boston, Chef Bill worked at Harbor Sweets, makers of handmade chocolates in Salem, MA. Now a personal chef, he […]