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LEGO Winter Village coming to Wellesley Free Library

Nick Tatar returns  to the Main Library Children’s Room  for two days only, Dec. 12 and 13, with his LEGO Winter Village. Although it may be viewed anytime during those days, it will be in full operation on Friday from 1 PM to 5 PM and Saturday from 10 AM to 1 PM. RELATED: Rebuilding Wellesley […]

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Birds living rent-free in Wellesley Library garage

I’ve always loved the peace and quiet of the Wellesley Free Library. The serene atmosphere. The sense of orderliness, with a Dewey-numbered place for everything, and everything in its Dewey-numbered place. It’s a comforting, predictable place where non-fiction means real, and fiction means pretend, and I think we can all agree that we library patrons […]

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Grinch hits Wellesley early?

I came across this scene at Wellesley Free Library‘s entrance recently, and was reminded of this line from Dr. Seuss‘ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!: Then he went up the chimney himself, the old liar, and the last thing he took was the log for their fire. On their walls, he left nothing but hooks and […]

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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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