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March Events and Programming at the Wendell Free Library

Wendell Free Library: March Programs and Events:

Monday March 6 at 6:00 p.m. Presentation by Umass History Dept. Chair,  Professor Brian Ogilvie: “Nature's Bible: Insects in European Art, Science, and Religion from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment”.

Tuesday March 7 at 2pm in the Herrick Room: Rep. Aaron Saunders Office Hours. Rep Saunders will be visiting the  library the first Tuesday of every month to spend time with Wendell residents, please stop by and introduce yourselves.

Friday March 10 at 10:30 am: Homeschool Hangout:  In this monthly program, homeschooling families are welcomed to meet and connect for a special program.  No Registration required, but email with questions or activity suggestions.

Friday March 10 6-8pm.  Art Exhibit Opening, Stephen Dallmus Photography

Sunday March 12 & 19 @noon: Local Wildlife and Ecology with Neill Bovaird of Wolf Tree Programs. Planned and Presented by the Friends of the Wendell Free Library.  Sunday March 12 at noon at the Wendell Library, with a follow up tracking walk on Sunday March 19th at noon at the State Forest. Together we will look into the lives of local mammal species through track and sign interpretation and storytelling. An interactive nature museum with hides, tracks, skulls, feathers, and bones will guide us in our learning during the indoor portion.  On our walk we will learn about the 7 arts of tracking and learn the basics of track and sign identification and interpretation. 

Sunday March 12 2-4pm: Poetry, Stories & Spoken Word.  5 minute slots, Read your own original work or your favorite author.  Hosted by Paul Richmond. 

Sunday March 26 at 7pm: Bill Stubblefield talk:“The Natural Sugar Economy or The Role of Sugar in the Living World”. The Wendell Pollinator protectors are pleased to announce the first of a three part series regarding the importance of native pollinators in our environment.  “We will explore the ecology of two important sources of sugar, nectar and honeydew, and the network of organisms that depend on them for their livelihoods, especially our local wasps and bees that collectively constitute a sugar-powered squadron providing essential pollination and pest control services.” This event is sponsored by the Wendell Cultural Council and the Friends of the Wendell Free Library.

Tuesday March 7 and 28, at 6 and 6:30. Tech Time Tuesday:   Email to register.

Art in the Herrick Room March and April:  Stephen Dallmus Photos.

Weekly Programs:

Sunday at 10-11:15a. Yoga.  All levels, Sliding scale donation. 

Wednesday at 10 a.m.:  Playgroup. CNC’s Playgroup with Sylvia.  

Tuesday 5-6:30p.m: Art Group.   

2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Fiber arts// mending circle-    March 9 & 23. 

LEGO club. Friday at 4p.m.   Legos® provided. This is a drop-in program for kids age 5 and up (younger siblings are welcome & provided with age appropriate blocks).  

StoryCraft.  Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Picture book read-aloud and connected craft.

Wendell Youth Group. 2nd and 4th Saturday 1-3pm.  

Saturday AA group. 7 p.m. in Herrick Room.

Libby for audiobooks and e-books!

Do you currently use Overdrive for you e-book and audiobook needs? Great news! An updated app is available for you to continue borrowing books from your phone, tablet, kindle, etc. It's called Libby! With the Libby app, you can use your library card to create an account and check out e-books and audiobooks the same way you check out physical books from the library, without the hassle of driving, or remembering open hours. Please contact the library with questions about changing from Overdrive to Libby, or how to create an account with Libby for the first time! https://www.overdrive.com/apps/libby/

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