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Paintings by Mari Rovang - Exhibit Through December 2015

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Illustration: “Moore’s Pond After the Storm”, photo by the artist


Mari Rovang of Warwick exhibits nine oil paintings presenting a wide variety of elements in painting. The compositions are varied, the color and value ranges are broad; edges vary from hard to soft. Lines and shapes are intermixed. There is much movement in some works and stillness in others.

Ms. Rovang has participated in numerous group shows in the area, particularly in the past two years. Please stop by the library to see this successful exhibition.

Join us at the artist’s reception in the library on Saturday, December 5, 3:00-5:00 PM.



Commonwealth Catalog

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Massachusetts residents with a library card can now check out resources from a state-wide network of libraries, including the UMass Amherst Libraries, and pick them up at their own local library, using the Commonwealth Catalog.

"The Fearless Vampire Killers" Saturday December 5, 2015 at 7:30pm

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The elderly bat researcher, professor Abronsius and his assistant, Alfred, go to a remote Transylvanian village looking for vampires. Alfred falls in love with the inn-keeper's young daughter Sarah. However, she has been spotted by the mysterious count Krolock who lives in a dark and creepy castle outside the village...


November Programs at the Library

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All programs are free, unless otherwise noted.
Day Time Program
Nov 4
6:30 -
8:30 PM
Adult Acrylics Painting Classes
3 week series (4th, 11th, 18th)
Hollie Sutherland, Instructor
Drop-in: Come to one or come to all.
Nov 8 Sun 4:00 PM
Concert: Stephen Broll & Friends
Friends of the Library benefit, to support Thursday hours at the Library! Donation requested.
Nov 9
7:00 -
8:30 PM
Free introduction to Somatics
for a freer, more comfortable, more functional body. Instructor Katherine Kendall
Register for follow-up classes Nov. 16, 23, 30 @ $6-12 per session, at
Nov 10
7:00 PM
Renewables are Ready
Talk & PowerPoint by Pat Hynes on advances in energy technologies and their potential to power the US by 2050
Nov 14 Sat
10:00 AM
E-users' Group/Training.Continued training about apps and programs on your electronic devices.
Facilitator/trainer Judy Hall
Nov 14 Sat
7:30 PM
SciFi Film: Zardoz
Hosted by Robbie Heller
MPAA rating: R (Violence, nudity,adult situations, adult language.)
Nov 15
3:00 -
4:00 PM
Dog Safety for Kids & Their Families
with dog trainer Sharon Wachsler, using Be a Tree training.
Nov 20
7:00 PM
Documentary film: CITIZENFOUR
Behind the scenes examination of Edward Snowden's release of public documents that exposed electronic surveillance and data collection by the US government, and its impact on democracy.
MPAA rating: R (Adult language)
*Ongoing Weekly Programs
Get Started Downloading eBooks and Audiobooks (individual tutoring).
Judy Hall, Instructor
or call (413) 834-7389 to schedule.
* Sun
10:00 -
11:15 AM
Mostly Yoga (Oct 2015 - May 2015)
$3 donation suggested.
* Wed
10:00 -
11:30 AM
Preschool Playgroup
(offered year-round)
* Fri 10:00 AM
Explore Yoga, Mixed Level
with Shay Cooper
$8-$10/session, or barter
& Sun
6:00 PM
AA Open Meeting
(offered year-round)


AA Meetings

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AA Open Meeting

Saturdays & Sundays
6-7 PM
Wendell Library Herrick Room

All Welcome


Mostly Yoga

Join our merry band of seven Wendell area body movement teachers leading sessions on a rotating basis.

A variety of yoga styles are offered, as well as psychocalisthenics*.

Teachers include: "Apollo" Compagnone, Shay Cooper, Janice Doubleday, Donna Horn, Dona O'Dou, Sam Scherer, ChristineTexiera.


Sundays, October 11, 2015 - May 22, 2016

except Easter Sunday and Mother's Day

10:00-11:15 AM


A donation of $3 is requested to help sustain the program.



Get Started Downloading Digital Media

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Individual tutoring from instructor Judy Hall

by appointment, Thursday afternoons


There is a world of free eBooks and audiobooks available from the CWMARS library system that can be downloaded to your smart phone, iPod, Kindle, tablet, or computer. I have been enjoying listening to audiobooks on my phone and I can help you get started on your device.

No experience necessary. We will work together to get you up and running with OverDrive (the CWMARS system/application for online downloading).

Click "Read More" below for details.


Explore Yoga

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altwith Shay Cooper
Most Fridays at 10:00 AM
Mixed Levels.  All Welcome!

$8-$10 per session, or barter
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Library Calendar

Mostly Yoga
Sun Nov 29 @10:00AM - 11:30AM
AA Open Meeting
Sun Nov 29 @06:00PM - 07:00PM
Introduction to Somatics
Mon Nov 30 @07:00PM - 08:30PM
Mari Rovang Artist's Reception
Sat Dec 05 @03:00PM - 05:00PM
AA Open Meeting
Sat Dec 05 @06:00PM - 07:00PM
"The Fearless Vampire Killers"
Sat Dec 05 @07:30PM -
Mostly Yoga
Sun Dec 06 @10:00AM - 11:30AM
AA Open Meeting
Sun Dec 06 @06:00PM - 07:00PM
AA Open Meeting
Sat Dec 12 @06:00PM - 07:00PM
Mostly Yoga
Sun Dec 13 @10:00AM - 11:30AM

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