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Discover Natural Cold, Flu Remedies at the Tewksbury Library

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Discover Natural Cold & Flu Remedies

On Monday, February 25 at 7pm, Burke Lennihan will discuss her new book – Your Natural Medicine Cabinet: A Practical Guide to Drug-Free Remedies for Common Ailments.  She will focus particularly on natural cold and flu remedies.  Burke has spent more than 30 years in holistic healthcare.  A book signing will follow the talk for anyone interested.   Please register for this event by visiting the library’s online calendar of events (www.tewksburypl.org) or calling the library at 978-640-4490 x 205.  

Event Registration

Please register online using our Calendar of Events at www.tewksburypl.org or by calling (978) 640-4490 (for Adult) or (978) 640-4496 (for Children).  Events that require registration are marked (RR).  Events that require tickets are marked (TK).  Drop-in programs are marked (DI).  All events are free.  

Adult & Teen Events

Friday, February 22, 7pm -- Dinner & A Movie: Argo (RR)

Enjoy a free dinner and a movie on Friday nights at the Tewksbury Public Library!  This week’s movie is “Argo,” an R-rated suspenseful CIA drama starring Ben Affleck.  Limited to 75 seats.

Monday, February 25, 7pm -- Author Visit: Your Natural Medicine Cabinet with Burke Lennihan (RR)

Meet author Burke Lennihan as she discusses her new book: Your Natural Medicine Cabinet: A Practical Guide To Drug-Free Remedies For Common ailments, focusing in particular on natural remedies for colds and flus.  Book signing held after talk.  Limited to 100 seats.

Tuesday, February 26, 7pm -- Community Conversations: Using Books To Discuss Loss & Grief with Children with Cheryl Amari (RR)

The library addresses the topic of talking to children about loss and grief with a presentation from Cheryl Amari, founder and owner of the Tewksbury-based GriefTeach.  Learn what to say to a child when a personal (e.g., death of a family member) or public (e.g., Sandy Hook Shooting) tragedy occurs.  Limited to 100 seats.

Wednesday, February 27, 2pm -- Job Seekers Seminar: Get Motivated! with Steve Gamlin (RR)

Unemployed or underemployed?  Join Steve Gamlin, award-winning motivational speaker, for his popular presentation “Attitude + Action for a Lifetime of Traction.”  Steve will help get your professional life in gear with some easy tips to remember!  Limited to 25 seats.

Wednesday, February 27, 6:30pm -- Evening Book Discussion Group (RR)

Take part in a book discussion about Night Road by Kristin Hannah.  Pick up your copy of the book and register at the Circulation Desk beginning January 30.  Limited to 25 seats.

Thursday, February 28, 10am-5pm -- Device Advice: 1-on-1 Help With Your eReader (RR)

Book a 30-minute, one-on-one session with a library staff member to learn how to download free eBooks to your eReader (e.g., Kindle, nook) from the library’s Overdrive digital collection.  Participants should bring their own e-readers.  Limited to 1 seat per 30-minute session.

Friday, March 1, 10:30am -- Friday Morning Lecture: The Master Class with Peter Spiers (RR)

Meet author Peter Spiers as he discusses his new book: Master Class – Living Longer, Stronger and Happier, a how-to on building an enriching lifestyle on the foundation of your favorite activities.  Peter is the Senior Vice President of Road Scholar (formerly Elderhostel).  Doors open at 10am for coffee and socializing.  Book signing held after talk.  Limited to 100 seats.

Saturday, March 2, 10am -- Author Visit: The Rising At Roxbury Crossing with James Redfearn (RR)

Meet author James Redfearn as he discusses his latest book: The Rising At Roxbury Crossing, a historical novel focusing on the Irish Rebellion, America’s Red Scare, and the Boston Police Strike.  Book signing held after talk.  Limited to 100 seats.

Monday, March 4, 10:30am -- Monday Morning Matinee: Birds (RR)

Enjoy a screening of a classic film that was released 50 years ago this month – “Birds,” a PG-13-rated suspenseful horror movie directed by Alfred Hitchcock.  Popcorn and lemonade will be provided.  Limited to 100 seats.

Tuesday, March 5, 7pm -- Author Visit: Drinking Boston: A History of The City & Its Spirits with Stephanie Schorow (RR)

Meet author Stephanie Schorow as she discusses her latest book: Drinking Boston: A History of The City & Its Spirits, a tribute to the fascinating role alcohol has played throughout Boston’s history.  Book signing held after talk.  Limited to 100 seats.

Wednesday, March 6, 2pm -- Job Seekers Seminar: LinkedIn Basics with Arnie Fertig (RR)

Unemployed or underemployed?  Join Arnie Fertig, head coach at jobhuntercoach.com, as he returns to run his popular LinkedIn workshop for beginners.  Limited to 25 seats.

Thursday, March 7, 10am-5pm -- Device Advice: 1-on-1 Help With Your eReader (RR)

Book a 30-minute, one-on-one session with a library staff member to learn how to download free eBooks to your eReader (e.g., Kindle, nook) from the library’s Overdrive digital collection.  Participants should bring their own e-readers.  Limited to 1 seat per 30-minute session.

Saturday, March 9, 7pm -- Dinner & A Movie: The Master (RR)

Enjoy a free dinner and a movie this SATURDAY night at the Tewksbury Public Library!  This week’s movie is “The Master,” an R-rated drama starring Joaquin Phoenix, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, and Amy Adams.  Limited to 75 seats.

Monday, March 11, 7pm -- Author Visit: The Lawyer Within with Jeremy Robin (RR)

Meet author and lawyer Jeremy Robin as he discusses his latest book: The Lawyer Within: Successful Self-Advocacy Techniques, a holistic and spiritual approach to negotiating solutions.  Book signing held after talk.  Limited to 100 seats.

Tuesday, March 12, 7pm -- Author Visit: When Doctors Don’t Listen with Dr. Leana Wen (RR)

Meet author Dr. Leana Wen as she discusses her new book: When Doctors Don’t Listen: How To Avoid Misdiagnoses and Unnecessary Tests.  Book signing held after talk.  Limited to 100 seats.

Wednesday, March 13, 12:30pm -- Reader’s Choice Book Discussion Group (RR)

Come prepared to briefly discuss a book you’ve recently enjoyed reading.  After all members have shared their recommended titles, library staff will highlight some of its newest books, plus discuss useful readers’ advisory tools.  The library will provide beverages; members are encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch.  Limited to 25 seats.

Thursday, March 14, 10:30am -- Basic Computer Class (RR)

The library now offers free computer classes that provide hands-on training to adults.  This class, which will introduce the basics of personal computing, will make you more confident when using computers in the library, at work or at home.

Friday, March 15, 10:30am -- Boston Radio: 1920-2010 with Donna Halper (RR)

Meet Donna Halper as she discusses her new book: Boston Radio: 1920 to 2010, with a focus on both Boston and Lowell-based (local) radio personalities and stations.  Doors open at 10am for coffee and socializing.  Book signing held after talk.  Limited to 100 seats.

Saturday, March 16, 2pm -- Whitey Bulger with Shelley Murphy & Kevin Cullen (RR)

Meet Boston Globe journalists and authors Shelley Murphy and Kevin Cullen as they discuss their new book: Whitey Bulger: America’s Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him To Justice. Book signing held after talk.  Limited to 100 seats.

Sunday, March 17, 2pm -- St. Patrick’s Day Concert with Ruth Harcovitz (RR)

On St. Patrick’s Day, join soprano Ruth Harcovitz for her popular concert – “A Great Day For The Irish.”  Limited to 100 seats.  Co-sponsored by the Tewksbury Cultural Council.

Children’s Events

Friday, February 22, 10am-5pm -- Stuffed Animal Sleepover (DI)

Bring your favorite stuff animal to the Library to sleepover for the night!  Then come to the Library on Saturday to pick up your stuffed friend.  We’ll post pictures and videos of what your animal got up to overnight.  This sleepover is for the animals ONLY.  No children are allowed to stay over at the library.  Bring your animal by to sleepover by 5pm on Friday, February 22.

Saturday, February 23, 2pm-3:30pm -- Family Movie Matinee: Hotel Transylvania (DI)

Bring your sleeping bag or blanket and some pillows and spread out on the floor of our Meeting Room to enjoy a recent movie.  This month’s movie is “Hotel Transylvania.”  Snacks and drinks are welcome.  Proper movie behavior expected at all times.  For all ages.

Monday, February 25, 10:15am AND 11am -- Tiny Tykes (DI)

Come get your early literacy skills on!  Stories, songs, finger plays, and simple movement makes this the perfect class for fostering an early love for learning and reading, as well as early socialization.  For children ages 0 to 18 months.  Older siblings are always welcome!

Tuesday, February 26, 11am -- Preschool Story Time (DI)

Join us for stories, songs, music making and movement!  Have fun while learning early literacy skills!  No registration is required and younger or older siblings are always welcome.  Come on down!

Thursday, February 28, 10:15am AND 11am -- Wiggle Time (DI)

Come on down to our 30 minutes session of songs, stories, instruments, dancing and more.  Get those early literacy skills working now!  For 2 years olds.  Children ages 18 to 23 months are also welcome to join us.  Older and younger siblings are also always welcome.

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