News @ The Lunenburg Library

 

Monthly Film Review
Join us for a monthly film screening,
followed by discussion*


For February:  In Pursuit of Silence
Wednesday, February 26th
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Patrick Shen's documentary explores the beneficial effects of silence on our lives.  He has created a contemplative and cinematic experience that works its way through frantic minds and into the quiet spaces of hearts.  He aims to show that excessive sound can negatively affect our bodies as well as our minds.

*Guest facilitators may attend to assist with conversations about the film.


The Mount Wachusetts Community College is hosting a lecture by author Art Spiegelman.  His book, Maus, was selected for the 2019/2020 Community Read.

Maus tells the story of Vladek Spiegelman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler’s Europe, and his son, a cartoonist coming to terms with his father’s story.  The book, “an epic story told in tiny pictures,” succeeds in “drawing us closer to the bleak heart of the Holocaust” (The New York Times).

Thursday, April 16, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Theatre at the Mount

This event is FREE and open to the public, but advanced reservations are Required.  Reserve your seat HERE.


~ Stitchcraft ~
Knitting & Crocheting Group

Tuesdays, March 3rd, 10th, 17th,
24th, and 31st
4:00pm - 6:00pm

In March we're knitting or crocheting 8" squares for Knit-A Square -- a South African nonprofit making blankets for children.  Deadline for donations is Tuesday, March 31st.  Donations are also welcome any time during open Library hours!


Mama's Bootcamp
3 Sessions:  March 4th, 11th, and 18th
10:15am - 11:00am

Making exercise a priority and finding the time for a workout can be tricky when you're a mom.  Being able to take your child with you can make a huge difference!

For more information on this unique Bootcamp, visit HERE


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Wednesday,
March 4th
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join The Creative Feast’s Liz Barbour for a delicious exploration of her favorite recipes discovered hidden in novels she has read.  Enjoy a cooking demonstration of two recipes and samples for all to taste.

Registration is Required - Sign up HERE


>> FEBRUARY 19 - MARCH 4 <<

Together We Read US

Lean on Me by Pat Simmons.

Together We Read is a two-week digital book club that connects readers from the United States with the same ebook at the same time.

 

With your Library Card and Pin Number, get ebook HERE.  (Call or visit the Library if you need assistance with your account.)

Book Reviews and Discussion Guide HERE

~ There will be no hold or waitlist for this title. ~


Featured Artist:  Nick DePasquale

              

His exhibit will hang until March 12th.


Monthly Program Series for Adults

Join us to make something fun, make new friends, and take home a free handmade creation.  A different themed craft will be offered each month, and each session is led by a librarian to assist you. 

 In March we are making:  Miniature Terrariums

Two sessions are available for registration*

   Tuesday, March 17th:  10:30am - 11:30am
Sign up 
HERE 

   Wednesday, March 18th:  6:30pm - 7:30pm
Sign up 
HERE

*Please only register for one session.  Projects are intended for adult skill levels and interests, but registration is open to everyone.
Space is limited, so sign-up today!


Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) 
Offering Free Admission*
for the Exhibit:
Jacob Lawrence:  The American Struggle

To celebrate the integral role that Libraries played in this artist's story, PEM has presented a special offer in celebration of the Jacob Lawrence exhibition:  Bookmarks that offer complimentary admission for 2 adults.

*Please come to the Library to get your bookmark.
This exhibit is on view through April 26th

Featured Venues for February

Discovery Museum in Acton 

The new, recently constructed, indoor museum is awesome!  Explore reimagined exhibits - and many new ones! - from both original museums, now combined into one beautiful space for all ages to play, explore, and learn.  There are intimate, immersive experiences for our youngest learners and new galleries of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) experiences for all ages.  All exhibits are hands-on, low-tech, open-ended, and interactive, to encourage play and exploration. 

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The Discovery Museum, established in 1982, is a non-profit science and children's museum in Acton, Massachusetts.  The Discovery Museums are committed to accessibility, and are a proud recipient of the 2017 Massachusetts Commonwealth Award, the only winner in the Access category.  They have been designated by the Massachusetts Cultural Council as an UP Organization, "...demonstrating a commitment to learn, take action, and embrace inclusivity as a core organizational value." 

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Museum of Fine Arts

The Museum of Fine Arts is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world.  Located in Boston, the museum welcomes more than one million visitors each year to value the art from Ancient Egyptian to the 21st Century, to admire the special exhibitions, or to participate in the innovative educational programs.  It contains more than 450,000 works of art, making it the fifth largest museum in the United States.  Some highlights of the collection include:  Egyptian artifacts, Dutch Gold Age paintings, French Impressionists, and Chinese Art.

The Friends of the Lunenburg Library are eligible to request Museum Passes to many museums, zoos, and living environments throughout the State.
Join the Friends today and experience these cultural activities.


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