Calendar

Dec
9
Mon
Super Awesome Fun Time @ Main Library
Dec 9 @ 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
10
Tue
Fiber Fun Time @ Main Library
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fiber Fun Time @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Join us on second Tuesdays 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.

Adult Chess @ Endicott @ Endicott Branch Library
Dec 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Adult Chess @ Endicott @ Endicott Branch Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Join us for a fun game of chess at the Endicott Branch.

This group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of every month.

All skill levels welcome!

Please be sure to register for this event on Eventbrite.

Dec
11
Wed
Super Awesome Storytime @ Endicott Branch Library
Dec 11 @ 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 11 @ 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

CANCELED // Dungeons and Dragons: Tomb of Annihilation @ Dedham Public Library
Dec 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
CANCELED // Dungeons and Dragons: Tomb of Annihilation @ Dedham Public Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Calling all heroes, adventurers, dungeon-crawlers, and other foolish mortals: Will you face the unspeakable terror of the horrific and aptly-named Tomb of Annihilation?

This program is recommended for experienced D&D players aged 10-18. Newer and younger players are invited to check out our D&D for Kids.

Questions? Contact Jonah Smiley, Teen and Youth Services Librarian. jsmiley@minlib.net

Dungeons and Dragons for Teens and YA Holiday Tomb of Horrors @ Endicott Branch Library
Dec 11 @ 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

Paste Paper Luminarias @ Main Library
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Paste Paper Luminarias @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States
Brighten these winter days with this luminaria made of oiled paste paper.

They are a thing of beauty on their own, enchanting when a tea light or votive candle lights it from within.

We will be using origami folding techniques. Paper, bone folders, and instructions will be provided. Once the technique is understood and mastered, possibilities for variation are endless.

December 11th, 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Space is limited so please register.

Please contact Gianna at gbird@minlib.net if you have any questions.

FREE Conversational English Tutoring @ Endicott Branch Library
Dec 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
FREE Conversational English Tutoring @ Endicott Branch Library

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 September 25 and ends December 12, 2019.

There is no tutoring October 31, November 27, 28.

All Language levels welcome.

Registration for new adult learners on Wednesday, September 18 from 6:30-7:30pm at the Endicott Library.

Parents of Dedham school aged children have priority. You must be 18 years old.

Please be sure to register for this event on Eventbrite.

Dec
12
Thu
Endicott Afternoon Book Group @ Endicott Branch Library
Dec 12 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Endicott Afternoon Book Group @ Endicott Branch Library

Join the Endicott Afternoon Book Group as they discuss The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night by Mark Haddon.

CANCELED // Half Day Craft Day @ Dedham Public Library
Dec 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
CANCELED // 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!

FREE Conversational English Tutoring @ Endicott Branch Library
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
FREE Conversational English Tutoring @ Endicott Branch Library

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 September 25 and ends December 12, 2019.

There is no tutoring October 31, November 27, 28.

All Language levels welcome.

Registration for new adult learners on Wednesday, September 18 from 6:30-7:30pm at the Endicott Library.

Parents of Dedham school aged children have priority. You must be 18 years old.

Please be sure to register for this event on Eventbrite.

Dec
13
Fri
Super Awesome Fun Time @ Main Library
Dec 13 @ 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
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
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.