Calendar

Jan
8
Wed
Super Awesome Storytime @ Endicott Branch Library
Jan 8 @ 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.

CANCELED // Baby Toddler Dance Time @ Main Library
Jan 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
CANCELED // 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.

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.

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.

Feb
5
Wed
CANCELED // Super Awesome Storytime @ Endicott Branch Library
Feb 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
CANCELED // 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 on Eventbrite!

Music Appreciation: Mozart’s Four Joyful Rondos performed by Michael Leidig
Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Music Appreciation: Mozart’s Four Joyful Rondos performed by Michael Leidig

Join us for a fascinating presentation and solo piano performance by 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, as a “nod” to his 20 years as a registered dietitian, he humorously reveals the eating habits of the time period.

Apr
4
Sat
Learn to Play the Ukulele @ Main Library
Apr 4 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Learn to Play the Ukulele @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Want to try an instrument that is fun and easy to play? Join Julie Stepanek as she shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing. You’ll learn how to tune, strum and read chords. After a short lesson, you’ll be able to play lots of songs!

No experience necessary.

Bring your own ukulele or borrow one of hers. Julie Stepanek is an accomplished singer, songwriter and musician. She studied music as a child, sang in rock bands in her twenties, made 2 cds and wrote a theme song for a television show with her indie rock band, Calamine. For the last 10 years she has been making music at libraries, schools and senior centers. She has presented her Learn Ukulele programs in Massachusetts, Connecticut and New York.

Jun
1
Mon
Monday Morning Music
Jun 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Monday Morning Music

Join us for fun, sing-along songs with Jonah on guitar.

Check it out on our Facebook Page!

 

Jun
2
Tue
Rockabye Beats Virtual Fiesta
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Rockabye Beats Virtual Fiesta

The Dedham Public Library is happy to present Rockabye Beats Virtual Fiesta on Tuesday, June 2 at 10:00 a.m.!

Rockabye Beats Virtual Fiesta is a virtual program for you and your child! It is hands on learning through music, dancing, silly characters, Spanish, and fun. No matter your age, our original music program is enjoyable for the whole family. Come sing, dance, and get a little loco with Rockabye Beats.

To attend this Zoom event please register on Eventbrite. On the morning of the event our Youth Services Librarian will email you the secure link to the Zoom Fiesta! Have questions or want more information? Please contact Laura Connell, Youth Services Librarian at lconnell@minlib.net.

Jun
8
Mon
Monday Morning Music
Jun 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Monday Morning Music

Join us for fun, sing-along songs with Jonah on guitar.

Check it out on our Facebook Page!

 

Jun
15
Mon
Monday Morning Music
Jun 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Monday Morning Music

Join us for fun, sing-along songs with Jonah on guitar.

Check it out on our Facebook Page!

 

The Music, Dance & Comedy of Ireland
Jun 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Music, Dance & Comedy of Ireland

Join the DPL as we welcome Sean Murphy!

Sean Murphy is an Irish historian, musician, and dancer. He teaches Irish History classes at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod and the Irish Cultural Center of New England in Canton, MA, and was recently featured on the WGBH’s weekly series “A Celtic Sojourn”. He will be presenting a program about the music, dance, and comedy of Ireland remotely, via Zoom, at the Dedham Public Library Monday, June 15th at 6:30 pm.

Jun
19
Fri
Remembering Fathers Through Music – Virtual Piano Concert on Zoom
Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Remembering Fathers Through Music - Virtual Piano Concert on Zoom

Please join us on-line for a special musical tribute to dads through music including classical composers Mozart, Beethoven, Samuel Francis Smith, G.D. Wilson, MacDowell and Gershwin as well as original jazz transcriptions of 20th century artists such as Sinatra, Tony Bennett, and Coldplay by Dedham pianist Michael Leidig. – Mozart. Rondo 4 for mechanical clock. Reminiscent of “grandfather” clocks. – Beethoven. Sonata #18. 1st Movement. The Hunt. Dad’s & hunting. – Samuel Francis Smith. America (My Country ‘Tis of Thee). “Lands where our father’s died.” – MacDowell. Hunting Song. Same as above. – MacDowell. Wild Rose. Fathers always giving flowers. – G.D. Wilson. The Shepherd Boy. Fathers loving sons. – Gershwin. Lady Be Good. Dads loving their partners. – Modern. Sinatra. My Way. Dads carve their own path & encourage children to do as well – – Julie Andrews/Tony Bennett. My Favorite Things – Coldplay. Clocks. References Father Time; Ice Cream. Dads always buying for family – Christmas Waltz. Dads and partners dancing – Take Me Out to the Ball Game. Dads’ and sons’ favorite outing. Please register to receive Zoom information

Jun
22
Mon
Monday Morning Music
Jun 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Monday Morning Music

Join us for fun, sing-along songs with Jonah on guitar.

Check it out on our Facebook Page!

 

Jun
29
Mon
Monday Morning Music
Jun 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Monday Morning Music

Join us for fun, sing-along songs with Jonah on guitar.

Check it out on our Facebook Page!

 

Jul
6
Mon
Monday Morning Music
Jul 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Monday Morning Music

Join us for fun, sing-along songs with Jonah on guitar.

Check it out on our Facebook Page!

 

Jul
7
Tue
Storytime With Ms. Laura
Jul 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Storytime With Ms. Laura

Please join Ms. Laura for Storytime on Zoom during the months of July and August. Let’s stay connected while we’re apart and read, dance, and have fun together! Participants will “shake their sillies out” to fun songs right from the comfort of their own home. This program is intended for children ages 0-5 with their caregiver.

Please reach out to Laura Connell at lconnell@minlib.net for more information.

Ukulele for Beginners
Jul 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Ukulele for Beginners
Calling All Ukulele Players & Wanna Be Uke Players!

Are you curious about playing with others in a no pressure situation, and advancing your skills? Would you like to explore some new songs?

We’ll practice chords, strums and a variety of music together

Join us on Zoom!

Please register through eventbrite to receive Zoom link.

If you have any questions, please contact Gianna at gbird@minlib.net

All levels of playing welcome!

Jul
13
Mon
Monday Morning Music
Jul 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Monday Morning Music

Join us for fun, sing-along songs with Jonah on guitar.

Check it out on our Facebook Page!

 

Jul
14
Tue
Storytime With Ms. Laura
Jul 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Storytime With Ms. Laura

Please join Ms. Laura for Storytime on Zoom during the months of July and August. Let’s stay connected while we’re apart and read, dance, and have fun together! Participants will “shake their sillies out” to fun songs right from the comfort of their own home. This program is intended for children ages 0-5 with their caregiver.

Please reach out to Laura Connell at lconnell@minlib.net for more information.