North End Library Programs

November 2, 2018
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Th North End Library located at 25 Parmenter St. announces the following programs.

EVENTS FOR ADULTS

Friday Films: Pre-Code Hollywood

Friday    Nov 2    1 pm   Dinner at Eight (1933)

Friday    Nov 9     1 pm    Miracle Woman (1931)

Friday    Nov 16     1 pm   Gabriel Over the Whitehouse (1933)

Friday    Nov 30      1 pm   I’m No Angel (1933)

One-on-One Computer Assistance for Adults by Appointment – Wednesdays 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Call 617.227.8135 to reserve a 30-minute spot for personalized assistance with PC computing, laptops, iPads, tablets, the BPL catalog, and online resources. Laptops are available to use or you can bring your own.

Mah Jongg Club – Thursdays at 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Come and play the American-style variant of this tile-based game that originated in China and requires skill, strategy, and calculation. Beginners are welcome. Please note that beginner instruction begins at 11:00 a.m. No sign up is required.

Seniors Connect – Thursday November 18 at 10:30 – 12:00

Boston-area seniors: join us on the 3rd Thursday of each month to connect for creative activities and resource sharing. Each month we will explore a different topic. November’s topic is holiday traditions and the 21st century. This program is in partnership with Boston’s Jewish cultural center, the Vilna Shul. Free, light refreshments will be served.

Adult Book Discussion Club – Wednesday, November 28 at 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

November’s book is Ann Patchett’s 2016 novel “Commonwealth,” a wry and compassionate saga of two intertwined American families. Copies of the book are available to check out at the library’s front desk.

CHILDREN’S EVENTS

Boston Ballet Storytime – Monday, November 5 at 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

Listen to stories about a famous ballet or dancer. The story time is also supplemented with a movement experience that highlights major themes of the story. All story times are led by Boston Ballet faculty dance educators. This program is for children ages 2 and up. Younger children will need parental supervision

Comics Drawing Workshop with Raul the Third – Tuesday, November 6 at 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Join us for a lesson in comic book illustration with Pura Belpré award winner, Raul the Third. Each participant will leave with their own copy of Lowriders in Space. Space is limited and registration is required. Call 617-227-8135 to register.

Kids Crafts – Thursday, November 8 at 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

Kids 18 months and older are invited to design and create in a craft program just for them!

Homework Help – Wednesdays at 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

A Boston Public School teacher assists children in kindergarten through grade 6 with homework. This is a free, drop-in program.