Category Archives: Wellesley Free Library

Tanglewood Marionettes to present The Fairy Circus at Wellesley Free Library

Tanglewood Marionettes present “The Fairy Circus” Wednesday, February 17 7:00-8:00 pm, Wakelin Room, Wellesley Free Library Featuring over twenty beautifully hand-crafted marionettes, The Fairy Circus is a showcase for turn-of-the-century-style trick puppetry. The puppets will dance, play instruments, juggle, contort, transform, and fly through the air with the greatest of ease, all to the best-loved music of […]

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Fund for Wellesley hosting info session, seeking applicants for grant process

The Fund for Wellesley will accept grant proposals starting February 5  from Town departments and charitable organizations that serve the Wellesley community. There are two upcoming info sessions at the Wellesley Library — one on Feb. 10, 7:30 – 8:30pm and one on Feb. 11, 9 – 10am. The Fund, which is supported through donations from Wellesley residents […]

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Wellesley Free Library’s indoor mini golf tourney returns Jan. 30-31

I’ve got a like-hate relationship with mini golf: While I’ve hardly ever even played real golf,  for some reason I think I should be waaay better at mini golf than I am. I started up a mini golf tourney at work ages ago at the Village Green in Natick, came in as the runner-up a bunch of […]

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Quintessential Classic movies coming to Wellesley Free Library

If the recent revealing of Oscar nominations has you in a movie state of mind, note this: Wellesley Free Library this month kicks off a series of Quintessential Classics featuring stars such as Marilyn Monroe and Marlon Brando. All film showings include an introduction by Bob Gerst, author of Make Film History: Rewrite, Recut, and Reshoot […]

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Save the Dates: Wellesley Free Libraries winter book sale Feb. 4-7

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Wellesley Free Library roof springs a few leaks

                          A Swellesley reader wrote Sunday from Wellesley Free Library that “Studying to the sound of water thwacking into recycling bins is not the best mechanism for focus. At least 10-12 of these bad boys are scattered throughout the second floor, from the […]

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Mini golf returns to Wellesley Free Library in January

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Save the date: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoonist visiting Wellesley on Jan. 23

Jim Lawson, a writer/illustrator/comic book artist for The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for over 20 years, will pay a visit to the Wellesley Free Library’s Children’s Room on Saturday, Jan. 23 from 1-2pm for a talk and demonstration. His latest book is Paleo: The Complete Collection. Find out more about Jim, who lives and works […]

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