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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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Library lifer named Wellesley Free Library director

The Trustees of the Wellesley Free Library have named Jamie Jurgensen, a veteran of library jobs in Rhode Island, Colorado and Minnesota, as library director beginning March 25.Jurgensen was chosen from among 26 applicants from 13 states. The library board said in October it was seeking a “dynamic, visionary leader,” and based on the fact that Jurgensen was a […]

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