National Poetry Month Film Series – Wednesdays at 3 pm. Join us for our April Film Series celebrating poets and poetry. Sponsored by the Friends of the West End Branch Library.
Wednesday April 5 3pm Bright Star
Wednesday April 12 3pm Poetry
Wednesday April 19 3pm Amour Fou
Wednesday April 26 3pm Howl
Buried Treasures: a Concert – Thursday, April 6 , 6:30 pm Listen to less well-known French and English Baroque pieces as performed by Janet Fink on recorders and Alastair Thompson on harpsichord. Refreshments will be provided.
Book Discussion Group – Thursday, April 20 , 3 pm
HYPERLINK “https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Where%27d_You_Go_Bernadette” \o “Where’d You Go Bernadette” Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff. Copies of the book are available at the Library.
Spanish/English Language Exchange/Intercambio de Idiomas en Inglés y Español – Mondays 3-5 p.m.
English speakers can practice Spanish and Spanish speakers can practice English in this fun, informal conversation class.
English as a Second Language (ESL)Conversation Group — Every Tuesday from 1:00 pm -2:30 pm. Practice English language skills with other newcomers and a facilitator.
Yoga for Seniors — Every Tuesday 2:45-3:30pm Classes are led by Tatiana Nekrasova, a certified yoga instructor.
After-Work Tai Chi Group – Every Thursday 5:00-6:00 pm. Low impact energy exercise with yang-style tai chi instructor Arthur Soo-Hoo.
Guided Imagery Meditation with Polly Fletcher – Every Friday 12:15-1:00 pm. Strengthen Mental Focus and transform limiting thoughts to reduce stress and improve overall health.
Color Your World: Coloring for Adults — Fridays 2-4. A relaxing time of coloring. Coloring pages, colored pencils, markers, and crayons will be supplied. Bring your own supplies if you prefer.
Introduction to Laptops, iPads, E-Readers – By appointment only. Have a new gadget or want to learn more about the one you have? The library offers one-on-one sessions to help. To set up an appointment you can email Helen Bender at HYPERLINK “mailto:[email protected]” [email protected] or call the Branch at 617-523-3957.
Preschool Story Hour – Every Tuesday 10:30-11:30 a.m. Children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers, join the Children’s Librarian for weekly stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. This is a high-energy story time, and families, daycares, and school groups are all welcome to drop in.
Toddler Time – Every Wednesday 10:30-11:30 a.m. Children ages 18 months to 3 years and their caregivers, join the Children’s Librarian for developmentally appropriate stories, rhymes, movement, and songs. Drop-in for families. Groups,contact the library ahead of time.
Bouncing Babies – Every Friday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Babies birth to 18 months and their caregivers, join the Children’s Librarian for stories, songs, tickles, and bounces especially for the library’s youngest patrons. Drop-in for families only.
LEGO Club – 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month, 3:30-5:00 p.m. Take a break after school and build, build, build! Get creative with the library’s LEGOs. Tackle one of the building challenges, or let your imagination go wild. This program is drop-in; all school-aged children are welcome.
Homework Help – Every Thursday, 4-6 p.m. Need help with homework? Visit the library to get help from a Boston Public Schools teacher. No appointment necessary; simply drop in with your homework.