Event Information: All library events below are intended for adults. Events are free, but registration is required. Register by calling 978-640-4490 x 205, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or visiting the library’s online calendar of events at www.tewksburypl.org. Events are typically held in the library’s first-floor Meeting Room. All events are sponsored by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library.
Thursday Night Talk: What’s My Dog Thinking?
Thursday, May 22, 7pm
Veterinary naturopath and show dog enthusiast Tracie Laliberte will help you learn what your dog is really trying to tell you. Copies of Tracie’s book, From The Desk Of A Dog Diva, will available for purchase after her talk to those interested. Limited to 100 seats.
Friday Night Film: The Monuments Men
Friday, May 23, 8pm
Enjoy one of Hollywood’s latest DVD releases. The Monuments Men is a war drama starring George Clooney and Matt Damon. An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners. Rated PG-13. Limited to 100 seats. NOTE: This film will be encored on Monday, June 2 at 10:30am. Co-sponsored by the Tewksbury Lions Club.
Saturday Afternoon Show: An Afternoon with Galileo
Saturday, May 24, 2pm
Enjoy a free one-hour, one-man play, as actor Michael Francis portrays Galileo in “Galileo: The Starry Messenger,” a dramatic, fun-filled adaptation of Galileo’s short treatise, Siderius Nuncius. Galileo, in 17th century costume, will discuss his most recent discoveries and answer your questions! Limited to 100 seats. Co-sponsored by the Tewksbury Sons of Italy.
Tuesday Night Talk: Learn How To Organize Your Life
Tuesday, May 27, 7pm
Certified life coach Linda King will teach you how to put effective systems in place that will help you make the changes you want to make in your life. You’ll leave with a realistic, achievable approach to meeting the challenges that hold you back. Copies of Linda’s book, The Joy Of Getting It Done, will be available for purchase after her talk to those interested. Limited to 100 seats.
Tewksbury Job Seekers Network: How To Market Yourself
Wednesday, May 28, 2pm
Join us to learn how to market yourself in front of others in a way that will bring you new opportunities. Workshop leader Stuart Paap, a financial advisor for Wells Fargo, will discuss the importance of value statements and share tips on to deliver them effectively. Limited to 25 seats.
Dog Photography Contest Exhibition
Thursday, May 29, 7pm
Enjoy an evening of photography as the library honors the winners of its (first) annual photography contest! All submitted photos will be exhibited on Thursday, May 29 at 7pm, and remain on display in the Meeting Room on Friday, May 30 (10am-5pm) and Saturday, May 31 (9am-5pm). All photos must fall under the theme of “dogs.” Light refreshments will be served. Entries must be dropped off on Tuesday, May 27 (10am-8pm) and Wednesday, May 28 (10am-4pm). This is a drop-in event. No registration required.
Friday Night Film: Burn
Friday, May 30, 8pm
Enjoy one of Hollywood’s latest DVD releases. Burn is an award-winning documentary about Detroit told through the eyes of firefighters charged with the thankless task of saving a city that many have written off as dead. Limited to 100 seats. Co-sponsored by the Tewksbury Firefighters Union.
Saturday Afternoon Show: A Musical Tour Through The Centuries
Saturday, May 31, 2pm
Enjoy a one-hour, free community concert from The Solstice Sackbuts, who will take you on a musical tour through the centuries with interesting anecdotes about the music, the time, and the history of the trombone, ending with some selections you’ll tap you feet to. The trombone trio will perform medieval, Renaissance, classical, jazz and pop music, including selections from Schein, Couperin, Bach, Mozart, Herbie Hancock, and Dave Brubeck. Limited to 100 seats. Co-sponsored by the Tewksbury Cultural Council.
Tuesday Night Talk: Learn How To $ucceed on eBay
Tuesday, June 3, 7pm
Want to learn how to leverage the power of eBay to sell your items in a worldwide online community? Join Greg Page, co-founder of Merrimack Analysis Group, for an interactive, hour-long seminar covering what you need to know to be successful on eBay. Limited to 75 seats.
Tewksbury Job Seekers Network: Networking For Success
Wednesday, June 4, 2pm
Career coach Clare Harlow will present her popular “Networking For Success” talk to local job seekers. Networking is one of the best ways to find your next job, but you probably don’t do it as much as you should, and you probably don’t enjoy it. Learn how to change all that with Clare’s proven approach! Limited to 25 seats.
Local Author Spotlight: ‘Boston Below’ with Joseph Votano
Wednesday, June 4, 7pm
Join Tewksbury photographer Joseph Votano for a fascinating 60-minute audio/visual journey through the Boston subway system. Votano will cover the history of the MBTA; an overview of the present system; the famous subway images of the past; a rare look of how today’s trains are kept operational; and a visual glimpse of the architecture and appearance of today’s Boston subway stations and “T” riders. Whether you’re a regular subway rider, a fan of photography, a train enthusiast, or a people watcher, there is something for everyone along this journey! Copies of Joe’s book, Boston Below, will be available for purchase after the talk to those interested. Limited to 100 seats.
Thursday Night Talk: A Visit From The Peabody Essex Museum
Thursday, June 5, 7pm
Join Claudia Chuber, Director of Community Affairs at the Peabody Essex Museum, to learn more about one of the country’s oldest museums, which has more than 840,000 works of art and culture featuring maritime art and history; American art; Asian, Oceanic, and African art; Asian export art; and two large libraries with over 400,000 books and manuscripts. Chuber will also take your questions and offer some insider tips for visiting. Limited to 100 seats.
Friday Night Film: Lone Survivor
Friday, June 6, 8:15pm
Enjoy one of Hollywood’s latest DVD releases. Lone Survivor is a war drama starring Mark Wahlberg. Marcus Luttrell and his team seat out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shan, in late June 2005. Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare. Rated R. Limited to 100 seats. NOTE: This film will be encored on Monday, June 9 at 10:30am. Co-sponsored by the Tewksbury Lions Club.
Tuesday Night Talk: How To $ucceed on Craigslist
Tuesday, June 10, 7pm
Want to learn how to leverage the power of Craigslist to sell your items in a worldwide online community? Join Greg Page, co-founder of Merrimack Analysis Group, for an interactive, hour-long seminar covering what you need to know to be successful on Craigslist. Limited to 75 seats.
Tewksbury Job Seekers Network: Networking From A To Z
Wednesday, June 11, 2pm
Join Randall Warniers, past facilitator of the Acton Networkers, for his presentation entitled “Networking From A To Z.” In this slide presentation and discussion, job seekers will use the alphabet as an organizational tool to find new ways to highlight the essential components of a networking strategy. Limited to 25 seats.
Thursday Night Talk: A Visit From The Salem Witch Museum
Thursday, June 12, 7pm
Join Stacy Tilney, Director of Communication at the Salem Witch Museum, to learn more about Salem’s most visited museum. The Salem Witch Museum brings you back to 1692 Salem, allowing you to experience the drama of history in life-size stage sets, figures, lighting, and a stirring narration. Live guides take you through changing interpretations of witches, the truth behind the stereotypes, witchcraft practice today, and the frightening phenomenon of witch hunting. Tileny will also take your questions and offer some insider tips for visiting. Limited to 100 seats.
Friday Night Film: Non-Stop
Friday, June 13, 7pm
Enjoy one of Hollywood’s latest DVD releases. Non-Stop is an action thriller starring Liam Neeson. An air marshal springs into action during a transatlantic flight after receiving a series of text messages that put his fellow passengers at risk unless the airline transfers $150 million into an off-shore account. Rated R. Limited to 100 seats. NOTE: This film will be encored on Monday, June 16 at 10:30am. Co-sponsored by the Tewksbury Lions Club.