Calendar

Dec
14
Sat
Dedham Public Library Book Sale @ Main Library
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Dedham Public Library Book Sale @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

BOOK SALE!   Saturday, December 14 from 9-3 at the main library, 43 Church Street.

You won’t want to miss this sale — one of our biggest and best of the year.  You’ll find hardcover and paperback books for all ages:  picture books for the youngest readers, lively fiction and non-fiction for middle graders, and great reads for teens.  As always, there’s a wide variety of hardcover and paperback fiction for adults, including bestsellers, classics you may have missed or want to read again, historical fiction, and, of course, mysteries that are sure to test your skills as a would-be detective.

And that’s not all:  There’s a strong selection of non-fiction including history, self-help, sports, decorating, gardening, and business as well as cookbooks galore!

Checks and Cash only.  All proceeds go to support the many terrific library programs that exist for you and your family, including our exciting Museum Pass Plus Program.   Come early for the best selection!

Companion Planting and Garden Design @ Main Library
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Companion Planting and Garden Design @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Location, location, location… some plants just naturally grow better next to others, and well, some don’t.  Here’s where you can learn what keeps the peace in your garden.

 

This lecture series is presented by Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens.

Dec
16
Mon
Super Awesome Fun Time @ Main Library
Dec 16 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Super Awesome Fun Time @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Come and enjoy Super Awesome Fun Time! Music, song, stories, and sensory play for all. You don’t want to miss this. Free and for all ages!

Please be sure to register on Eventbrite!

Dec
17
Tue
Cards ‘n’ Coffee @ Endicott Branch Library
Dec 17 @ 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.

Library Closing at 5pm
Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Due to inclement weather the library will be closing at 5 p.m. today, December 17th

DIY Vintage Paper Ornaments, Tags & Gift Bags @ Main Library
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
DIY Vintage Paper Ornaments, Tags & Gift Bags @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States
Looking for a way to incorporate your love of books into this holiday season?

Using pages from old books we’ll cut, paste, and sew ornaments, gift tags and gift bags! A great way to begin our ‘hand-made holidays’!!!

Between the Lines Book Group @ Endicott Branch Library
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Between the Lines Book Group @ Endicott Branch Library

This month’s book is Becoming by Michelle Obama.

Dec
18
Wed
Super Awesome Storytime @ Endicott Branch Library
Dec 18 @ 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.

Teen Anime Club @Endicott @ Endicott Branch Library
Dec 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Teen Anime Club @Endicott @ Endicott Branch Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Come down to the Endicott Library for Teen Anime Club.
Enjoy a different Anime theme and activity each month while we stream everything from Slice of Life, Action, Comedy to Giant Robots!
Recommended for ages 12 and up.
Have a Anime recommendation? Questions? Comments? Email Tobi Bentley at sbentley@minlib.net

Dungeons and Dragons for Teens and YA Holiday Tomb of Horrors @ Endicott Branch Library
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dungeons and Dragons for Teens and YA Holiday Tomb of Horrors @ Endicott Branch Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Come on down to Dungeons and Dragons for Teens and YA Holiday Tomb of Horrors Dec 11th and 18th from 6:00-8:00pm. @Endicott! Bring 5 level 1 characters or just your imagination as your group of adventurers go through the gauntlet that is the Tomb of Horrors until no adventurer is left standing! Just for playing every player gets a Holiday themed prize. Great for experienced players who want to have a fun and exciting new experience.

To make sure everyone gets a chance to play please sign up for the 11th or the 18th, extra spots will be filled after those who have signed up.

Questions? Comments? Monster Sightings? Contact: Tobi Bentley sbentley@minlib.net

Main Library Book Group @ Main Library
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Main Library Book Group @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

This month we will be reading Becoming by Michelle Obama.

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

Dec
19
Thu
Abstract Art @ Main Library
Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Abstract Art @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Abstract or non-representational art lets us explore the interaction and playfulness of color and shape without all that pesky “looking like something” nonsense. In this program we’ll explore the use liquid watercolor and sharpies to create these vibrant, fluid artworks. Ages 10 and up.

Dec
20
Fri
Super Awesome Fun Time @ Main Library
Dec 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Super Awesome Fun Time @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Come and enjoy Super Awesome Fun Time! Music, song, stories, and sensory play for all. You don’t want to miss this. Free and for all ages!

Please be sure to register on Eventbrite!

Dec
23
Mon
Magic Reindeer Food Craft @ Endicott Branch Library
Dec 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Magic Reindeer Food Craft @ Endicott Branch Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Join the Endicott Staff as we prepare for Santa’s Visit on Christmas Eve. We will be making Magic Reindeer Food. All ages welcome!

Super Awesome Fun Time @ Main Library
Dec 23 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Super Awesome Fun Time @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Come and enjoy Super Awesome Fun Time! Music, song, stories, and sensory play for all. You don’t want to miss this. Free and for all ages!

Please be sure to register on Eventbrite!

Dec
24
Tue
Cards ‘n’ Coffee @ Endicott Branch Library
Dec 24 @ 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.

Dec
27
Fri
Super Awesome Fun Time @ Main Library
Dec 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Super Awesome Fun Time @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Come and enjoy Super Awesome Fun Time! Music, song, stories, and sensory play for all. You don’t want to miss this. Free and for all ages!

Please be sure to register on Eventbrite!

Dec
28
Sat
Miniature Clay Creations @ Main Library
Dec 28 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Miniature Clay Creations @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States
Join us in creating tiny clay creatures out of oven-baked clay. After some basic instruction, we’ll let your imagination take over!

Please be sure to arrive on time to allow for enough creating and baking time.

All supplies will be provided… just bring your imagination!

This program is open to children 8+ years old.

Space is limited so registration is required.

If you register, and find that you cannot attend, please withdraw your registration on Eventbrite or call the library so that someone on the waiting list can take your spot. Thank you!

Dec
30
Mon
Super Awesome Fun Time @ Main Library
Dec 30 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Super Awesome Fun Time @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Come and enjoy Super Awesome Fun Time! Music, song, stories, and sensory play for all. You don’t want to miss this. Free and for all ages!

Please be sure to register on Eventbrite!

Dec
31
Tue
Cards ‘n’ Coffee @ Endicott Branch Library
Dec 31 @ 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.