Calendar

Jan
14
Tue
Cards ‘n’ Coffee @ Endicott Branch Library
Jan 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Cards 'n' Coffee @ Endicott Branch Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Play cards with a fun bunch of people and enjoy free coffee.

Please be sure to register for this event on Eventbrite.

Storytime @ Main Library
Jan 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Storytime @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States
Join us for a half-hour of stories, songs, and fingerplay, followed by a craft.

Storytime is a great activity for your child to attend as it helps increase attention spans and helps develop fine motor skills.

Please register for this event on Eventbrite.

Fiber Fun Time @ Main Library
Jan 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fiber Fun Time @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States
Join us on the second Tuesday of each month for a Fiber Free-For-All!

Bring your current sewing, knitting, crocheting, embroidery and needle-felting projects… or start something new, here at the Dedham Public Library’s maker space.

We will provide:

small fabric samples,

a sewing machine,

needles and thread,

wool roving & tools for needle-felting,

yarns of all types,

embroidery floss,

and good company to inspire and feed your creative soul.

Contact Gianna if you have any questions. gbird@minlib.

Author Night with Ryan H. Walsh @ Endicott Branch Library
Jan 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Author Night with Ryan H. Walsh @ Endicott Branch Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Ryan H. Walsh will be joining us to discuss his book Astral Weeks: A Secret History of 1968.

For more information, visit his website: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/authors/2140987/ryan-h-walsh

Jan
15
Wed
Super Awesome Storytime @ Endicott Branch Library
Jan 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Super Awesome Storytime @ Endicott Branch Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Join us for stories, music & dance at the Endicott Branch!

Please be sure to register for this event on Eventbrite.

Baby Toddler Dance Time @ Main Library
Jan 15 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Baby Toddler Dance Time @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Groove with your child to popular children’s songs to help them learn rhythm and coordination at our baby and toddler dance party!

This takes place at the Main Library.

Registration is required for all adults and children.

For more info call the Children’s Room at 781-751-9283.

Music Appreciation: Mozart’s Four Joyful Rondos performed by Michael Leidig
Jan 15 @ 2:55 pm – 3:55 pm
Music Appreciation: Mozart’s Four Joyful Rondos performed by Michael Leidig

Join us for a fascinating presentation and solo piano performance by Dedham resident, Michael Leidig. He will take us through an exploration of the classical music era through Mozart’s 4 joyful Rondos which are rarely performed together.

Michael is a classical & jazz pianist performing throughout the Boston area promoting musical appreciation through live performance and historical accounts of composers’ lives.

In addition, and as a “nod” to his 20 years as a registered dietitian, he humorously reveals the eating habits of the time period.

Dungeons and Dragons for Teens and YA Storm Kings Thunder Intro Session @ Endicott Branch Library
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dungeons and Dragons for Teens and YA Storm Kings Thunder Intro Session @ Endicott Branch Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States
Dungeons and Dragons for Teens and YA returns with a full on adventure The Storm Kings Thunder.

From 6-8pm come and make a level 1 character to embark on the future campaign setting coming in the next couple of weeks. Learn the rules of play and how to make a character during this event.

Please sign up on Eventbrite to save your spot!

Questions? Comments? Monster Sightings?

Contact: Tobi Bentley sbentley@minlib.net

FREE Conversational English Tutoring @ Endicott Branch Library
Jan 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
FREE Conversational English Tutoring @ Endicott Branch Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Meet in small groups to practice speaking with a tutor.  Use library resources to improve your English and help your children with homework.  All language levels welcome. Tutoring groups meet on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm at the Dedham Public Library Endicott Branch.

Tutoring starts January 15, 2020 and ends May 7, 2020.

There is no tutoring February 19 and April 22.

All Language levels welcome.

Parents of Dedham school aged children have priority. 

Please be sure to register for this event on Eventbrite.

Main Book Group @ Main Library
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Main Book Group @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

This month we will be reading Educated by Tara Westover.

The Main Library Book Group meets the third Wednesday of the month at 7pm in the History Room.

Jan
16
Thu
Junk to Joy: Get Started Making Junk Journals @ Main Library
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Junk to Joy: Get Started Making Junk Journals @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

‘and what is a Junk Journal?’ you ask….

Well, simply put it is a book created with recycled or found materials, used as a way to collect and record memories, thoughts, ideas, and inspiration. So join us for this opportunity to be creative, recycle, collect, and construct our way to a Gratitude Journal (or any other theme you desire).

Feel free to bring any materials you might want to include in yours (postcards, letters, magazines, newsletters, flyers, wrapping or decorative papers) – anything that sparks joy or feels right. You will also learn lots of tips and tricks for building journaling in your life as an amazing joy invoking tool!

January 16th, 6:00 to 8:00 Space is limited, so please register for this class. Please contact Gianna at gbird@minlib.net if you have any questions. Thank you!

FREE Conversational Tutoring @ Endicott Branch Library
Jan 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
FREE Conversational Tutoring @ Endicott Branch Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Meet in small groups to practice speaking with a tutor.

Use library resources to improve your English and to help your children with homework. All language levels welcome.

Tutoring groups meet on
Wednesday from 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm

Thursdays from 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm

Tutoring starts January 15th and ends May 7, 2019.

Excluding February 20 and April 23 .

Questions? dedhampubliclibrarytutoring@gmail.com or 781-751-9291.

Parents of Dedham school aged children have priority.

Pajama Storytime @ Endicott Branch Library
Jan 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Pajama Storytime @ Endicott Branch Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Pajama Storytime meets at the Endicott Branch Library every first and third Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

It is a fun time for children to enjoy nursery rhymes and bedtime stories. Children are welcome to dress for the occasion and bring their favorite stuffed animal friend.

Jan
17
Fri
Half Day Craft Day @ Dedham Public Library
Jan 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Half Day Craft Day @ Dedham Public Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Every early release for the rest of the school year, join us for drop-in crafts at the Dedham Public Library!

Jan
20
Mon
Library Closed @ Dedham Public Library
Jan 20 @ 12:00 am – 11:45 pm
Library Closed @ Dedham Public Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Both Branches of the Library will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2020 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

We will reopen at 9:30am on January 21, 2020

Jan
21
Tue
Cards ‘n’ Coffee @ Endicott Branch Library
Jan 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Cards 'n' Coffee @ Endicott Branch Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Play cards with a fun bunch of people and enjoy free coffee.

Please be sure to register for this event on Eventbrite.

Storytime @ Main Library
Jan 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Storytime @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States
Join us for a half-hour of stories, songs, and fingerplay, followed by a craft.

Storytime is a great activity for your child to attend as it helps increase attention spans and helps develop fine motor skills.

Please register for this event on Eventbrite.

COA Book Group @ Senior Center
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
COA Book Group @ Senior Center | Boston | Massachusetts | United States

This month we will be discussing The Matchmaker by Elin Hilderbrand.

All are welcome!

Crafternoon: Bird Seed Feeders @ Main Library
Jan 21 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Crafternoon: Bird Seed Feeders @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Join us for an afternoon craft on Tuesday, January 21!

This week we will be making bird seed feeders. All supplies will be provided and is open to children of all ages.

Please be sure to register for this event on Eventbrite as supplies are limited. If you registered and are unable to attend please email or call Miss Laura at 781-751-9283, lconnell@minlib.net

Wooden Spoon Carving 101 @ Main Library
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wooden Spoon Carving 101 @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States
Have you ever wanted to carve a wooden spoon?

We are ready for you to give it a try! No experience necessary.

Using straight knives, hooked knives and gouges, we will explore wood carving with first timers & those with some experience as well..

Please register as we are keeping this to a small group of ADULTS only.

We will be meeting twice because of the time needed to complete our spoons. Please only register if you can be here for both meetings. We will meet on January 21st and 28th, from 6:00 to 8:00pm.

Feel free to bring any knives you have.