Salem, 1692: Season of the Witch

The Salem witch trials of 1692 is one of the most infamous, and least-understood, episodes in American history. Rory O’Brien, author of the novel Gallows Hill, lays out the story of what happened, separating fact from fiction.

Picture1Salem’s licensed tour guide Rory O’Brien, author of the recently published novel, Gallows Hill (as well as four previous books on Rhode Island history) will present this fascinating and seasonally topical program at the library on Mon., October 6 at 7:00 pm, as well as have copies of his novel available to purchase afterward.

The talk will run from 7:00 to 8:00 pm in the library’s meeting room.

Free and open to adults!

 

Wendy’s Journey on the Pacific Crest Trail

WendyFrom April to September of 2013, Wendy Johnston backpacked the entire 2,700 mile long Pacific Crest Trail from the US/Mexican Border to the US/Canadian border through California, Oregon, and Washington.

Join Wendy at the library on Tues., Sept. 30 at 6:30 pm for a slideshow of hike photos, as well as a short talk focusing on what she learned from her 5-month journey. It’s Wendy’s hope that you will leave inspired and encouraged to follow your own dreams!

The talk will run from 6:30 to 8:00 pm in the library’s Meeting Room.

Free and open to adults.

Upcoming Teen Programs

All events are free, and are open only to teens in grades 6 through 12 unless otherwise noted. If you have any questions about the programs, please call the library or email Sarah at slynch@mvlc.org

Afternoon Movie – Divergent (PG-13)

Wed., Sept. 24 at 2:30 PM

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One choice can transform you…

In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she’s Divergent and won’t fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous  before it’s too late.

Free snacks to be provided! 

Yoga for Teens 

Wed., Oct. 1 at 6:30 PM

Join Dale Sampson as she teaches poses, breathing practices, and some meditation techniques to help you maneuver the stresses in your life!

Sign ups are required for the yoga session.

Please call the library (978-352-5728) or come in to sign up!

Teen Writing Workshop

erinAre you a young, aspiring writer? Looking for some tips on publishing, critiques on your work, or more? Join YA author Erin Bowman (author of the Taken trilogy) for a hour-long writing workshop! The workshop will take place at the library on Mon., Sept. 8 at 3 PM.

Attendees should bring their own writing tools (laptop, journal and pencil, etc), and arrive prepared to write!

 Workshop is open to registrants ages 13-22.  Registration is REQUIRED as space is limited!

Please call the library (978-352-5728) or stop by to register.

Looking for other teen programs? Check out the Teen Programs page for more events!

Yoga for Teens – August 13

yogaThere’s still room in the yoga session happening on Wednesday August 13 at 6:30 pm! Join Dale Sampson as she teaches poses, breathing practices, and some meditation techniques to help you maneuver the stresses in your life!

This program is open to teens in grades 6 through 12.

Sign ups are required. Please call the library (978-352-5728) or come in to sign up! 

Yoga for Teens

yogaJoin Dale Sampson on Wednesday, July 23 & August 13 at 6:30 pm as she teaches poses, breathing practices, and some meditation techniques to help you maneuver the stresses in your life!

This program is open to teens in grades 6 through 12.

Sign ups are required for the yoga sessions. You may attend one session or both!

Please call the library (978-352-5728) or come in to sign up! 

Teen Summer Reading Kickoff!

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Come to the library on Monday, June 23 between 2:30 – 4 pm to make your own ice cream sundae and sign up for summer reading! Those who sign up will be able to pick a prize and enter a contest to win more! You’ll also be able to get the teen summer reading program schedule. This kickoff event is for teens ONLY.

Teen summer reading sign-ups are for those entering grades 7 – 12. 

Can’t attend and want to sign up? Stop by and see Sarah or sign up at the Main Desk or sign up online (www.readsinma.org/georgetown) any time starting June 23. 

Thank you to Jeff & Maria’s Ice Cream for the donation of ice cream!