Category Archives: Wellesley Free Library

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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Wellesley hawks on the hunt

It doesn’t take an expert birder to spot the hawks that have been circling high up in Wellesley air space or perched in trees or on telephone wires around town.  These predators hunt during the day, commonly for snakes, mice, rabbits, squirrels, and smaller birds.  But as at least one family in town has found […]

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Solved! The mystery of the Wellesley library Jag

Nothing like hunkering down with a good mystery story at Wellesley Free Library. A reader wrote to us last week asking what was up with a Jaguar that this reader claimed had been parked “for the entire winter” in the underground garage of the main library. The suspicion: Some classic car owner was saving himself […]

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Wellesley classic movie night kicks off this March 25

More on Classic Movie Night

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Joyce Goodman Art Exhibit at Wellesley Free Library

Artist Joyce Goodman is exhibiting her work during the month of March at the Wellesley Free Library.  Goodman, a self-taught artist, uses a layering of color technique in her work.   While we’re on the subject of art… Congratulations to Wellesley’s Scholastic Art and Writing Award Winners Wellesley Society of Artists Present Portrait Painting Demo […]

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Wellesley library workers turn to Web to push their case

The Wellesley Free Library Staff Association, “an unaffiliated association that represents the employees at the Town’s main library and its two branches,” has turned to the Web and social media to enlist the public’s help in getting library workers a new, more favorable contract with the town. The group says it has been working without […]

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Wellesley artist exhibits at library

Wellesley resident, artist, and illustrator Jenny Schneider is exhibiting her illustrations at the Wellesley Free Library through March.  She uses watercolors and collage for her illustrations and acrylics for larger pieces.  Schneider, a member of the Wellesley Women Artisans Group, also maintains the group’s blog.  You can meet the artist in the Wakelin Room on […]

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