Category Archives: Wellesley Free Library

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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Wellesley Library invites golfers to tee up

                        On Saturday, February 28th and Sunday March 1st, the Wellesley Free Library will be transformed into an 18-hole mini-golf course for the enjoyment of the community. The greens and holes of the course will wind throughout the library, between the stacks and down the […]

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