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MEDITATION FOR EXTRAORDINARY TIMES
with Roberta Weiner on Tues, Jan 19 at 7 pm
Roberta will show us how meditation can help us control stress and live calmer lives even in the midst of a pandemic.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  Become a Friend for as little as $ 20 per year and support free programming for everyone.  Free but please register on the Calendar of Events to get your Zoom invitation.


Thurs, Jan 7, 2021 at 7 pm
Holliston resident and Chronicle host, Ted Reinstein, will share stories of people who have  overcome harsh challenges and setbacks to survive, and even triumph in the face of adversity.  Free but please register on the Calendar of Events to receive your Zoom invitation.  This is a virtual program sponsored by the Friends, the Holliston Historical Society and the Medway Library.  
NEW!
This new book club reads mysteries and thrillers and meets virtually on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 11 am to discuss the selected title.  Books are available about one month prior to the discussion in print and, where noted, in ebook and audio format.  Register on the calendar of events or email Lmcdonnell@minlib.net or call 508-429-0617 to get your Zoom invitation.  Free and open to all.

Tues, Dec 8: Gone to Dust by Matt Goldman: In the small town of Edina, MN, private eye Nils Shapiro is hired to help the police solve the murder of a young mother and a crime scene obscured by hundreds of bags of vacuum cleaner dust.   
IRISH NEED NOT APPLY
If you missed Christopher Daley's virtual program on the history of the Irish in Boston from colonial times until the present, use the link below to watch it at home. 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RRXKGuf2e4EGNw0QjojvHUWptMtfWm-E/view?usp=shari  

 
VIRTUAL PROGRAMS
Virtual programs you can enjoy at no cost from area libraries.  Click on each to register and receive a Zoom invitation:  


 
VIRTUAL MORNING BOOK CLUB
First Monday of each month at 11 am
Join us for a virtual discussion of the selected title.  We have print copies of each selection available about one month prior to the discussion.    Register in advance under Calendar of Events to get your Zoom invitation to the discussion.  Zoom requires a laptop, tablet or smartphone and there is a call-in option.  

New to ebooks, audio or Zoom or having trouble?  Email us or call 508-429-0617.  We will give you one-on-one help at any time.  

Mon, Dec 7 at 11 amDAISY JONES AND THE SIX by Taylor Jenkins Reid. 
VIRTUAL HISTORY BOOK CLUB
HOW THE VIRTUAL CLUB WORKS
Attend as many meetings as you like. Read the selected book and attend the discussion led by Ginny Keniry on Zoom. Bring your ideas, questions and comments or simply listen. Multiple copies of the books are available to borrow from the library about a month in advance or can be purchased on your own.  NEW MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS WARMLY WELCOME.  To get your Zoom invitation, register here.
 

THE PLACE & TIME
Discussions take place one Monday per month from 10:30-12 noon
Membership in the book club is free and open to everyone. For more information, call the library at 508-429-0617 or email Ginny at ginbibi@gmail.com.  Bring a friend!

THE BOOKS

Mon, Dec 21: The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World by Simon Winchester
Mon, Jan 2021 (TBD):  The Pioneers : the heroic story of the settlers who brought the American Ideal West by David McCullough