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April 17, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whiton Room
Tea expert and former owner of Hallowed Herbs Tea House Lisa Tavakoli will take us on a journey throughout the world of tea.
After owning her own tea house in Quincy for two years, Lisa decided to take her passion on the road; educating people about the beauty and benefits of tea.
Explore the history, experience numerous varietals of tea, learn the five major tea types and the 9 crucial steps of production during this fun and informative presentation. Samples will be offered and informational handouts will be passed out to take home. Come celebrate spring with the perfect cup of tea!
This program requires registration. Please register online or call 781-741-1405 ext. 1404.
April 17, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room
April 17, 2018, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Library open space
Visit the children’s department for instructions and the clue sheet. The theme is based on the books, “Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls”, Volumes 1 & 2 by Francesca Cavallo and Elena Favilli. Complete the search and return your search sheet to the children’s desk and receive a small prize. Everyone is a winner! This is a do-it-yourself hunt, and children under age 9 need to be accompanied by an adult.
April 17, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:15 PM @ Whiton Room
The journal of Colonel Samuel Pierce, who lived at Historic New England's Pierce House in Dorchester, provides a window into the Revolutionary War era as the topic of Patriot's Day is explored. Children dress up in colonial-era clothing, examine reproduction artifacts, make tin lanterns, write with quill pens, and create paper tricorn hats to wear. Suitable for ages 5+
April 17, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whiton Room
Pop Up Art is an art workshop program founded by Lisa Walker and Janell Scannell. They combine art history and hands-on learning to teach a variety of art techniques. This class will focus on AJ Fosik. He is an American artist who creates intricate, vividly colored three dimensional pieces from wood and found materials. The session will begin with an introduction using images of Fosik’s work and also provide a brief discussion about his technique Attendees will make colorful masks using cardboard and die cut card stock in the style of Fosik. The class is 1.5 hours long and open to children ages 8 to 12. All needed materials are included. This program requires registration. Please register online or by calling 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.
April 17, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Whiton Room
Ferdinand | PG | 106 minutes | After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. You are welcome to bring a blanket, a covered drink and a personal snack to enjoy while you watch the movie. Common Sense suggested age, 7+
April 17, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Activity Room
Join us for waffle deliciousness! We're celebrating waffles this April vacation because... well, because waffles are great! We'll have all the toppings for your waffle from ice cream to fruit to whipped cream to nutella. Make a traditional waffle with toppings, or maybe create something new - waffle taco, anyone? This program requires registration. Please register online or by calling 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.