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Lecture at Wellesley Library: History of Eyewear

The Wellesley Historical Society‘s first lecture of the 2014-2015 season will be on Thursday, October 23 at 7pm in the Wakelin Room of the Wellesley Free Library. Dr. David Fleishman, a retired eye surgeon, will discuss the history of eyewear since the invention of the first pair of eyeglasses 700 years ago. Dr. Fleishman has done extensive research on […]

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Wellesley Media funds robotic HD TV studio for Wellesley Free Library

Wellesley Media Corp., the town’s local access provider, on Thursday presented the Wellesley Free Library Foundation with a check for $70K to convert the Wakelin Room into a cutting-edge digital studio (a YouTube video of the presentation will be posted Friday). The funds came from Wellesley Media’s capital budget. In fact, Wellesley Media Executive Director […]

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“Dynamic, visionary leader” sought for Wellesley Free Library director’s job

Wanna make up to six figures overseeing the Wellesley Free Library? Then get your application in by Nov. 15: The Wellesley Free Library Board of Trustees is seeking a dynamic, visionary leader for the position of Library Director. The successful candidate will be a collaborative team-builder and an experienced and committed professional with proven management and […]

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Friends of the Wellesley Free Libraries Fall Book Sale: Sept. 18-21

Friends of the Wellesley Free Libraries Fall Book Sale Thursday, September 18 – Sunday, September 21, Wakelin Room, Main Library Members Preview, Thurs., Sept. 18, 5:00 -9:00 pm (Not a member? Join that day!); Public Sale, Fri., Sept. 19, 9:00 am-6:00 pm and Sat., Sept. 20, 9:00 am-5:00 pm; Bag Sale, Sun., Sep. 21, 1:00-5:00 […]

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Special after-school program at Wellesley Free Library this Thursday

Razia’s Ray of Hope: One Girl’s Dream of an Education, Elizabeth Suneby’s book for children, relates the true story of a girl in Afghanistan who desperately wants an education and convinces the men in her family to allow her to attend school. Razia’s Ray of Hope is designed to engage young readers in global issues. […]

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Wellesley Media offering video, music classes at library

Wellesley Media Corporation will add two new classes to its digital media production class offerings in Jackie’s Room at the Wellesley Library beginning in September.  Digital video editing using Final Cut Pro X will be a three-part class offered from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on three consecutive Mondays, Sept 15, 22, & 29.   Instructor will be […]

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Wellesley environmental film showing to focus on plastics

The Wellesley Natural Resources Commission continues its Environmental Film Series on June 9 from 1-3pm at Wellesley Free Library, when it will present “Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic?”  In this  short documentary, “everyman” Jeb Berrier embarks on a mission to unravel the complexities of our overly-plasticized world. What starts as a film about plastic […]

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I think we’ve taken out books for longer than Wellesley Free Library director lasted

Wellesley Free Library director Christopher Lindquist has resigned after just 6 months on the job, according to a Wellesley Townsman report. The story says no explanation for the departure was made public, but that the head of the staff association had good things to say about Lindquist and that the staff is sorry to see him go. […]

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Sundials of Wellesley

Sundials make for good photos, so we’ve been taking pictures of the ones we run across in Wellesley. The top one is from a courtyard at Wellesley College and next two are photos of the sundial near the Whitin Observatory at the college. The bottom two  are photos of the sundial at the Wellesley Free […]

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Wellesley Public Schools Art Show kicks off

Check out Wellesley Public School students’ works throughout Wellesley Free Library until April 29. Opening reception April 8 5-7pm.

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