August 2022

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Monday, August 110:00—11:30 AMLiteracy ClassroomWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Beginner English Activities

Beginner English ActivitiesPractice with basic words and phrases. Learn library skills and how to use free online resources to study. Enjoy a supportive class. Meet in the Literacy Classroom (1st floor of the Library next to the public computers. Click here for a short video tour.…Learn More

Monday, August 12:00—3:30 PMZoom Pro

English Writing and Conversation (online)

English Writing and Conversation (online)Improve communication skills in English through guided writing and conversation activities. Topics include art, music, and storytelling. Recommended for intermediate levels or higher, but all are welcome to participate as they can.  Contact Aaron to receive the Zoom link: adevine@minlib.…Learn More
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Tuesday, August 27:00—7:30 PMZoom

Virtual Pajama Storytime

Jump in your jammies and get ready to read, sing, and dance with your favorite librarians on Zoom! This interactive storytime is great for kids of all ages. To access the Zoom link, join WPL's Children's Room Activities group on Facebook or email us at WalthamLibKids@minlib.…Learn More
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Wednesday, August 310:00—11:30 AMRiverwalk, Charles River Walking PathCharles River Greenway/Moody Street Bridge, Waltham, MA, 02453

Walk and Talk: Conversation and Community ... on Foot!

Walk and Talk: Conversation and Community ... on Foot!Meet other English language learners from Waltham and Watertown. All levels and ages are welcome. We will walk along the Charles River for 40-60 minutes and return to our starting point. Participants can choose to continue their conversations afterward.…Learn More

Wednesday, August 310:30—11:00 AMLibrary LawnWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Toddler Time

Join your favorite Children's librarians for stories, rhymes, music, and dancing! This program is recommended for children ages 1-3 but all are welcome!

Wednesday, August 34:00—5:00 PMLibrary LawnWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Lego Club

Build with friends at the library! Get creative and become an engineer at our bimonthly Lego Club  on the #LibraryLawn! Best for ages 4+ Lego Club will occur on the first and third Wednesday of every month.
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Thursday, August 410:00—11:30 AMTrustees RoomWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

English At Large Conversation Group

English At Large Conversation GroupEnglish At Large conversation group for intermediate to advanced adult English language learners to practice speaking and listening for 90 minutes once per week. Join a group of 10-12 learners and 2 facilitators to discuss topics including American culture and holidays, idioms, casual spoken English, and daily life situations.…Learn More

Thursday, August 44:00—4:30 PMLibrary LawnWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

CANCELLED!! Summer Storytime

Due to excessive heat, Summer Storytime has been CANCELLED this week! If you have any questions, please contact the Children's Room at 781-314-3425 x4430 or email us at walthamlibkids@minlib. net.

Thursday, August 46:00—7:00 PMLiteracy ClassroomWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Intercambio Waltham: English and Spanish

Intercambio Waltham: English and SpanishEnglish and Spanish language learners in Waltham practice and motivate together in partners and small groups. Recommended for those who can converse a little in their second language and want to improve. As an exchange, you will also support others learning your first language.…Learn More

Thursday, August 47:00—8:00 PMLibrary LawnWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Journaling Activity on the Library Lawn

Join other language learners outside on our Library Lawn for a journaling activity. Bring your own journal; pencils will be provided. Observe, write, and think in any language you choose. Afterward, we will share some conversation. No registration required.…Learn More
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Friday, August 510:00—10:30 AMLibrary LawnWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Baby Storytime

Join Seana for movement, songs, and stories for babies and caregivers! This storytime is best for little ones who are not yet walking.
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Saturday, August 610:00 AM—1:00 PMLibrary LawnWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Dance Party with Some Special Guests: We Don’t Talk About…!

“We don’t talk about …” Can you hear the song in your head as you read this?! Come dance, sing, play, and take pictures with our special guests. This program is for all ages. This program is funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council administered by the Waltham Cultural Council.…Learn More
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Monday, August 810:00—11:30 AMLiteracy ClassroomWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Beginner English Activities

Beginner English ActivitiesPractice with basic words and phrases. Learn library skills and how to use free online resources to study. Enjoy a supportive class. Meet in the Literacy Classroom (1st floor of the Library next to the public computers. Click here for a short video tour.…Learn More

Monday, August 82:00—3:30 PMZoom Pro

English Writing and Conversation (online)

English Writing and Conversation (online)Improve communication skills in English through guided writing and conversation activities. Topics include art, music, and storytelling. Recommended for intermediate levels or higher, but all are welcome to participate as they can.  Contact Aaron to receive the Zoom link: adevine@minlib.…Learn More

Monday, August 84:00—5:00 PMLecture HallWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

American Sign Language Storytime & Workshop

Join WPL for a series of six ASL-interpreted Storytimes with MCA's Watertown Children's Theatre. Learn sign through stories and activities. This program is funded by the Waltham Cultural Council, with a special thanks to the Waltham Disabilities Service Commission.…Learn More

Monday, August 87:00—8:30 PMZoom

Virtual Book Club Tell Us What You're Reading!

Come to our Virtual Book Club Meeting! Tonight, come share titles that you're reading and gather some new suggestions for yourself! Please e-mail Louise at lgoldstein@minlib. net for more information. https://waltham. lib. ma. us/book-clubs/
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Tuesday, August 91:00—2:30 PMLiteracy ClassroomWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Walk-In Technology Help

Walk-In Technology HelpNo appointment needed! Bring us your tech questions and we'll try to help during this 30 minute session. Ask us questions about computers, phones, tablets, & more. If you would like an appointment and are not available during this time, please fill out this form.

Tuesday, August 97:00—7:30 PMZoom

Virtual Pajama Storytime

Jump in your jammies and get ready to read, sing, and dance with your favorite librarians on Zoom! This interactive storytime is great for kids of all ages. To access the Zoom link, join WPL's Children's Room Activities group on Facebook or email us at WalthamLibKids@minlib.…Learn More
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Wednesday, August 1010:00—11:30 AMRiverwalk, Charles River Walking PathCharles River Greenway/Moody Street Bridge, Waltham, MA, 02453

Walk and Talk: Conversation and Community ... on Foot!

Walk and Talk: Conversation and Community ... on Foot!Meet other English language learners from Waltham and Watertown. All levels and ages are welcome. We will walk along the Charles River for 40-60 minutes and return to our starting point. Participants can choose to continue their conversations afterward.…Learn More

Wednesday, August 1010:30—11:00 AMLibrary LawnWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Toddler Time

Join your favorite Children's librarians for stories, rhymes, music, and dancing! This program is recommended for children ages 1-3 but all are welcome!

Wednesday, August 106:00—7:00 PMLibrary LawnWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Magic Workshop with Zoe Reiche

Zoe will mystify us all with magic tricks, and then you will be able to learn her secrets and try it yourself! This program is recommended for ages 5 and up.
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Thursday, August 1110:00—11:30 AMTrustees RoomWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

English At Large Conversation Group

English At Large Conversation GroupEnglish At Large conversation group for intermediate to advanced adult English language learners to practice speaking and listening for 90 minutes once per week. Join a group of 10-12 learners and 2 facilitators to discuss topics including American culture and holidays, idioms, casual spoken English, and daily life situations.…Learn More

Thursday, August 114:00—4:30 PMLibrary LawnWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Summer Storytime

Celebrate Summer on the #LibraryLawn with songs, stories, and dancing with your favorite librarians! In case of bad weather, this program will move indoors into WPL's MakerSpace.  

Thursday, August 116:00—6:45 PMLiteracy ClassroomWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Intercambio Waltham: English and Spanish

Intercambio Waltham: English and SpanishEnglish and Spanish language learners in Waltham practice and motivate together in partners and small groups. Recommended for those who can converse a little in their second language and want to improve. As an exchange, you will also support others learning your first language.…Learn More

Thursday, August 117:00—8:30 PMLiteracy ClassroomWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

ELL Movie Night: March of the Penguins

ELL Movie Night: March of the PenguinsEnjoy the documentary film “March of the Penguins” with other English language learners. Limited seating–and popcorn–will be available! “March of the Penguins” won the 2006 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature Film. It tells the story of an annual journey made by Emperor penguins in Antarctica.…Learn More
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Friday, August 1210:00—10:30 AMLibrary LawnWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Baby Storytime

Join Seana for movement, songs, and stories for babies and caregivers! This storytime is best for little ones who are not yet walking.
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Saturday, August 1310:00—11:30 AMTrustees RoomWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Saturday Morning Book Club This is Your Mind on Plants by Michael Pollan

Come to our Book Club Meeting! Today, we'll be reading This is Your Mind on Plants by Michael Pollan. E-books and audiobooks will be available without a wait on Overdrive/Libby at least 6 weeks before our meeting.   Pick up a copy at the library at our book club display table on the first floor! Please e-mail Amber at aharvey@minlib.…Learn More

Saturday, August 1311:00 AM—12:00 PMLibrary LawnWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Rockabye Beats Family Concert

Sing, dance, and get a little loco with Rockabye Beats on the Library Lawn! Enjoy music in English and Spanish. All ages! This program is funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council administered by the Waltham Cultural Council
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Monday, August 157:00—8:30 PMTrustees RoomWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Science Fiction/Fantasy Book Club The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Come to our Book Club Meeting! Tonight, we'll be reading The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams. Pick up a copy at the library at our book club display table on the first floor! Please e-mail Greg at gcarter@minlib. net for more information.…Learn More
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Tuesday, August 167:00—7:30 PMZoom

Virtual Pajama Storytime

Jump in your jammies and get ready to read, sing, and dance with your favorite librarians on Zoom! This interactive storytime is great for kids of all ages. To access the Zoom link, join WPL's Children's Room Activities group on Facebook or email us at WalthamLibKids@minlib.…Learn More
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Wednesday, August 1710:30—11:00 AMLibrary LawnWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Toddler Time

Join your favorite Children's librarians for stories, rhymes, music, and dancing! This program is recommended for children ages 1-3 but all are welcome!

Wednesday, August 174:00—5:00 PMLiteracy ClassroomWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Lego Club

Build with friends at the library! Get creative and become an engineer at our bimonthly Lego Club on the #LibraryLawn! Best for ages 4+ Lego Club will occur on the first and third Wednesday of every month.

Wednesday, August 177:00—8:30 PMTrustees RoomWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Wednesday Night Book Club What Storm, What Thunder by Myriam Chancy

Come to our Book Club Meeting!  Tonight, we'll be reading What Storm, What Thunder by Myriam Chancy. Audiobooks will be available without a wait on Overdrive/Libby at least 6 weeks before our meeting.   Pick up a copy at the library at our book club display table on the first floor! Please e-mail Louise at lgoldstein@minlib.…Learn More
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Thursday, August 1810:00—11:30 AMTrustees RoomWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

English At Large Conversation Group

English At Large Conversation GroupEnglish At Large conversation group for intermediate to advanced adult English language learners to practice speaking and listening for 90 minutes once per week. Join a group of 10-12 learners and 2 facilitators to discuss topics including American culture and holidays, idioms, casual spoken English, and daily life situations.…Learn More

Thursday, August 184:00—4:30 PMLibrary LawnWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Summer Storytime

Celebrate Summer on the #LibraryLawn with songs, stories, and dancing with your favorite librarians! In case of bad weather, this program will move indoors into WPL's MakerSpace.  

Thursday, August 187:00—8:00 PMLiteracy ClassroomWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Maker Time: Pop-Up Card Making with the Cricut

Learn how to create custom pop-up cards with our Cricut Maker. Welcome Summer with a floral seasonal card or craft a pop-up for an upcoming birthday.  Please bring a laptop if you have one; we'll have some available, too.
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Friday, August 1910:00—10:30 AMLibrary LawnWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Baby Storytime

Join Seana for movement, songs, and stories for babies and caregivers! This storytime is best for little ones who are not yet walking.
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Saturday, August 20All DayLibrary LawnWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Bouncy House Dance Party

Come celebrate the end of summer reading with us with some Bouncy House fun all day on the Library Lawn. There will also be ice cream, special activities & some dance party fun with DJMakBeatz from 1-4. This program is for all ages. This program is funded by the Friends of the Waltham Public Library.…Learn More
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Tuesday, August 231:00—2:30 PMLiteracy ClassroomWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Walk-In Technology Help

Walk-In Technology HelpNo appointment needed! Bring us your tech questions and we'll try to help during this 30 minute session. Ask us questions about computers, phones, tablets, & more. If you would like an appointment and are not available during this time, please fill out this form.

Tuesday, August 237:00—7:30 PMZoom

Virtual Pajama Storytime

Jump in your jammies and get ready to read, sing, and dance with your favorite librarians on Zoom! This interactive storytime is great for kids of all ages. To access the Zoom link, join WPL's Children's Room Activities group on Facebook or email us at WalthamLibKids@minlib.…Learn More
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Wednesday, August 2410:30—11:00 AMLibrary LawnWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Toddler Time

Join your favorite Children's librarians for stories, rhymes, music, and dancing! This program is recommended for children ages 1-3 but all are welcome!
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Thursday, August 254:00—4:30 PMLibrary LawnWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Summer Storytime

Celebrate Summer on the #LibraryLawn with songs, stories, and dancing with your favorite librarians! In case of bad weather, this program will move indoors into WPL's MakerSpace.  
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Friday, August 2610:00—10:30 AMLibrary LawnWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Baby Storytime

Join Seana for movement, songs, and stories for babies and caregivers! This storytime is best for little ones who are not yet walking.
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Tuesday, August 307:00—7:30 PMZoom

Virtual Pajama Storytime

Jump in your jammies and get ready to read, sing, and dance with your favorite librarians on Zoom! This interactive storytime is great for kids of all ages. To access the Zoom link, join WPL's Children's Room Activities group on Facebook or email us at WalthamLibKids@minlib.…Learn More
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Wednesday, August 3110:30—11:00 AMLibrary LawnWaltham Public Library735 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451

Toddler Time

Join your favorite Children's librarians for stories, rhymes, music, and dancing! This program is recommended for children ages 1-3 but all are welcome!