Consult this web site and our social media for any changes to these programs resulting from COVID impact.
The Annual Magazine Giveaway is underway! Each fall we discard our oldest magazine issues to make room for the incoming year, and we offer them to our patrons first before recycling them. We’re taking orders for our 2020 issues! If you want any particular titles, contact Charles Schweppe at 978-399-2304 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a “first come, first serve” service. You’ll be notified when your titles are ready.
Virtual Qigong Class. Dvora Eisenstein leads this free recurring Qigong class on Zoom, every Monday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Qigong is an ancient Chinese health care system integrating slow movements, breathing techniques, and focused intention. Qigong calms your mind, improves your balance, and enhances health. This practice is suitable for all levels of ability and ages. Anyone may join this free class at any time. Hosted and sponsored by the Sunderland Public Library and made available to all residents. To join, click this Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/117278043
Monday 10/25 at 2:30 p.m. – Virtual Monday Mystery Book Club. We’ll be discussing The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly. Print copies will be available at Main Desk. You can also download the digital audiobook from Hoopla, and the digital audiobook and ebook from Overdrive. Email Sarah at email@example.com for the Zoom link.
Wednesday 10/27 at 7:00 p.m. – Virtual Spirit Run author Noe Alvarez. Author Noe Alvarez was recently recognized by the Massachusetts Center for the Book as one of Massachusetts’s must-read authors of the year. Join Alvarez for a presentation on his latest book, Spirit Run: A 6000-Mile Marathon Through North America’s Stolen Land via Zoom. Hosted and sponsored by the Tewksbury Public Library and made available to Westford residents. Register here to get the Zoom invitation: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/1216347580760/WN_d67th6QyRFmth1oB8WVzWA Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday 10/28 at 7:00 p.m. – Virtual When Getting Along Is Not Enough. Join Dr. Maureen Walker, a licensed psychologist, speaker, educator and writer who helps people bridge cultural differences such as race, religion, gender and other social status markers for this important information session. Dr. Walker will speak about her book, When Getting Along is Not Enough: Reconstructing Race in Our Lives and Relationships. Register through our Events Calendar. Questions? Email Sarah Regan at email@example.com.
Tuesday 11/2 at 7:00 p.m. – Virtual Adult Nonfiction Book Club. We’ll discuss Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson. Print copies are available at Main Desk. Please specify the book title and club name. The ebook and digital audiobook are also available on Overdrive. Email Charles Schweppe at firstname.lastname@example.org for Zoom details!
Wednesday 11/3 at 7:00 p.m. – Virtual Agatha Award Nominees Panel Discussion. Meet the country’s best new mystery writers in this all-star panel discussion featuring all five nominees for this year’s Agatha Award for Best First Novel — Esme Addison (A Spell For Trouble); Tina deBellegarde (Winter Witness); Mary Keliikoa (Derailed); Erica Ruth Neubauer (Murder At The Mena House); & Laura Jensen Walker (Murder Most Sweet). Bestselling, award-winning author Catriona McPherson will serve as moderator. Hosted and sponsored by the Tewksbury Public Library and made available to Westford residents. Register here to get the Zoom invite: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/6216347580963/WN_0zNQV9hRQbOErfqQCEw3eQ Questions? Email email@example.com.
Thursday 11/4 at 7:00 p.m. – Virtual DIY Chinese Herbal Medicine. Chinese herbs have been utilized in Asian cultures for over 5,000 years. The fundamental idea of living in harmony with nature and the environment is the basis for the use of Chinese herbs and the traditional Chinese approach to health. Acupuncturist, herbalist and Qigong master Dr. Deguang He will give this talk, in both English and Chinese, about the healing power of Chinese herbs and herbal remedies. Register through our Events Calendar. Questions? Email Sarah Regan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday 11/15 at 2:30 p.m. (one week early due to the holidays) – Virtual Monday Mystery Book Club. We’ll be discussing Under Orders by Dick Francis. Print copies will be available at Main Desk. Email Sarah at email@example.com for the Zoom link.
Thursday 11/18 at 7:30 p.m. (one week later due to Veterans Day) – Virtual Adult Book Club. We will discuss A Promised Land by Barack Obama. Copies are available at Main Desk. Please request the book by title when you come to pick it up and tell the staff it is for the Library Adult Book Club. The ebook and digital audiobook are also available on Overdrive. Email Kristina Leedberg at firstname.lastname@example.org for the Zoom details!
For more Events, check out our Event Calendar!