Calendar

May
7
Thu
CANCELED // Ms. Marsha – Tot-Time Sing N’ Learn @ Endicott Branch Library
May 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
CANCELED // Ms. Marsha - Tot-Time Sing N' Learn @ Endicott Branch Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Come join Ms. Marsha as we play, sing, dance, create simple crafts, and listen to stories at Tottime Sing n Learn. This monthly playgroup includes freeplay, simple crafts, music and movement and stories tied to a monthly theme. Infants and toddlers will have an opportunity to be engaged by toys and activities designed to enhance their development and provide them with a group experience. Caregivers will be able to connect with other caregivers with children of similar age.

This group is designed for infants and toddlers ages 9 months-3 years old and their caregivers. No need to register, just drop in! If you have questions email Ms Marsha at mwright@selfhelpinc.org

CANCELED // 3d Design and Printing @ Main Library
May 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
CANCELED // 3d Design and Printing @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Are you interested in learning about 3D Printing?

Come to the Main Library and learn all about the library’s 3d printing services, as well as get started using Tinkercad – a powerful and free 3d design tool.

This program is for ages 8 – 18.

May
12
Tue
Fiber Fun Time @ Main Library
May 12 @ 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.

May
30
Sat
CANCELED // Really Complicated Origami @ Main Library
May 30 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
CANCELED // Really Complicated Origami @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Who said origami was peaceful and relaxing? These designs will challenge your fingers and your brain as we create complex figures from nature, mathematics, and beyond.

Jun
4
Thu
CANCELED // Ms. Marsha – Tot-Time Sing N’ Learn @ Endicott Branch Library
Jun 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
CANCELED // Ms. Marsha - Tot-Time Sing N' Learn @ Endicott Branch Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Come join Ms. Marsha as we play, sing, dance, create simple crafts, and listen to stories at Tottime Sing n Learn. This monthly playgroup includes freeplay, simple crafts, music and movement and stories tied to a monthly theme. Infants and toddlers will have an opportunity to be engaged by toys and activities designed to enhance their development and provide them with a group experience. Caregivers will be able to connect with other caregivers with children of similar age.

This group is designed for infants and toddlers ages 9 months-3 years old and their caregivers. No need to register, just drop in! If you have questions email Ms Marsha at mwright@selfhelpinc.org

CANCELED // 3d Design and Printing @ Main Library
Jun 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
CANCELED // 3d Design and Printing @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Are you interested in learning about 3D Printing?

Come to the Main Library and learn all about the library’s 3d printing services, as well as get started using Tinkercad – a powerful and free 3d design tool.

This program is for ages 8 – 18.

Jun
9
Tue
Fiber Fun Time @ Main Library
Jun 9 @ 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.

Jun
16
Tue
Together Apart: Creating Together on Zoom
Jun 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Together Apart: Creating Together on Zoom

Join us for a crafting adventure!

For crafty people who are ready to meet up with others to create and socialize. Since we can’t meet in person, we’ll meet on Zoom!

Everyone will focus on their particular craft, meanwhile we can talk about techniques & tools we’re using, and we can even demonstrate for each other. We’ll be able to share information by using the ‘chat’ function during the meetup, and post photos of your fabulous creations!

Bring your current project; carving, painting, bookmaking, paper craft, sculpting, sewing, knitting, crocheting, needle-felting projects, …. !

You’ll be in good company to inspire, support and feed your creative soul.

Jun
18
Thu
CANCELED // Half Day Craft Day @ Dedham Public Library
Jun 18 @ 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!

Jun
27
Sat
CANCELED // Really Complicated Origami @ Main Library
Jun 27 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
CANCELED // Really Complicated Origami @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Who said origami was peaceful and relaxing? These designs will challenge your fingers and your brain as we create complex figures from nature, mathematics, and beyond.

Jul
2
Thu
Crafts to Go
Jul 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Crafts to Go

While the library may be closed for fun events, we still want to make sure you have a fun summer. Sign-up on Eventbrite for a craft kit of the week!

Please request as many craft kits as there are children that will be doing them. This week we will be painting dog banks! Kits are available for curbside pick up on Tuesday, June 30. Once you’ve reserved your kit online, stop by the library between 11-12 and 2-4 to pick up your kit. When you get to the library stay in your car, and call the library at 781-751-9283. A staff member will bring the kit to your car.

Children may complete crafts right away or join us on Zoom on Thursday, July 2 at 2:00 p.m. to do the craft with us or to show off their completed craft.

Please contact Laura Connell at lconnell@dedham-ma.gov for more information or if you have questions. Supplies are limited. If you think you will need additional markers or paints for at home please contact us.

Jul
6
Mon
Watercolor Painting Classes – Free
Jul 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Watercolor Painting Classes - Free
If you’ve been wanting to pick up that paint brush, wait no longer!

Pull out your watercolors and join us in our Zoom Studio through the Dedham Public Library!

This is a FREE Watercolor Class/Studio Time for beginners and experienced painters.

We’ll gather to inspire each other and delight in the variety of colors, styles and techniques.

Gianna will provide a focus for each class; from painting landscapes to shadows, color mixing to painting abstracts. There will be exersizes to benefit beginners and advanced painters. You can work at your own pace, with guidance always available.

You will need to register through Eventbrite to receive a list of suggested materials, and to receive Zoom Studio info.

Dates: Class is 6 Weeks: Mondays, July 6, 13, 20 , 27, August 3, 10, 17

Time: 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Location: Zoom on-line Studio (link will be sent to you after you register)

Registration: Required through Eventbrite. Class size is limited.

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

Jul
8
Wed
Library Science
Jul 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Library Science
Science is fun, science experiments are even better!

Join Jonah as he performs and instructs STEAM activities for grades 3 and up, featuring (mostly) household items.

This event will take place on the Dedham Public Library Facebook page.

Jul
14
Tue
Crafting Together
Jul 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Crafting Together

Are you ready to meet up with others on Zoom to create and socialize? We’re continuing our monthly “Fiber Fun Time”!

Everyone will focus on their particular craft or art project, meanwhile we can talk about techniques & tools we’re using, and we can even demonstrate for each other.

We’ll be able to share information and images of our fabulous creations! Bring your current project; spoon carving, painting, bookmaking, paper craft, sculpting, sewing, knitting, crocheting, needle-felting projects, whatever!

You’ll be in good company to inspire, support and feed your creative soul.

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