Category Archives: Wellesley Free Library

Learn about fire safety at Wellesley library

Learn all about fire safety training while in the presence of a live fire on Wednesday, May 6, 6:30pm – 8:30pm at the main library. Presenter Lt. Paul Delaney, a 21-year veteran of the Wellesley fire department and its Public Education Officer, will have things under control as he discusses home fire safety, how to […]

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“Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic?” to be shown at Wellesley Free Library

                Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic? Tuesday April 28, 2015 7:00 PM  Main Library Wakelin Room Americans use 60,000 plastic bags every five minutes that we mindlessly throw away. But where is ‘away?’ Where do bags and other plastics end up, and at what cost to our environment, […]

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Wellesley Free Library Book Sale, April 30 – May 3

Also of interest… Library lifer named Wellesley Free Library director A Wellesley book swap thank you Wellesley art students showing work at library  

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Songs of American West coming to Wellesley Library

Singer-songwriter Marc Berger, along with guitar wizard Rich DePaolo, are on their way to the Wellesley Library on Sunday, April 19, 2pm – 3pm, to sing from Berger’s current album, Ride, a collection of songs about the romance of the American West. Berger signed his first publishing contract in his spare time while in law […]

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Latest Wellesley Free Library lobby art: Silk embroidery

Wellesley Free Library this month is displaying the silk embroidery of Xuehua Fan, whose family for years has created this traditional form of art in China. According to the library, this Su embroidery is sometimes called Silk Painting because it looks so much like paint. It does…  

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See double at Wellesley Free Library

Here’s a good rainy day activity: Check out photographer Mark Chester‘s Twosomes exhibit at Wellesley Free Library’s Wakelin Room today, March 14, from 1-5pm, when there will be an artist’s talk and reception. Chester’s exhibit features prints from his 40+ years as a photographer.

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Classic Movie Night in Wellesley: Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Catch the classic 1978 remake of the original 1956 movie Invasion of the Body Snatchers at the Wellesley Free Library on Thursday, March 12th at 6:45pm. Invasion of the Body Snatchers is a science fiction thriller directed by Philip Kaufman, and starring Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Veronica Cartwright, Jeff Goldblum and Leonard Nimoy. It is based […]

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Wellesley library to show documentary, “Race: The Power of an Illusion”

The groundbreaking PBS documentary series Race: The Power of an Illusion will show in three episodes, one per week, at the Wellesley Free Library starting March 4. The documentary aims to demonstrate how race is both a biological myth and a social invention. Join our moderators,  for a light dinner and then view and discuss the history of race and […]

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