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Lifelong Learning in the Library

LiveWires is designed for those 55 and better to inspire connection and new ways of thinking about midlife and retirement. Join us for a stimulating lifelong learning experience!

LiveWires Miniseries:  We are experimenting with a new format for our morning series. These three-four part classes aim to delve more deeply into various topics; providing a hands-on learning experience as well as time to socialize. Classes are held on Wednesday mornings.

LiveWires Presents: Typically held on the third Tuesday evening of each month, this evening program presents authors and speakers to entertain and inform.


LiveWires Events

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LiveWires Miniseries: Chair Yoga

Join LiveWires favorite yogi Katherine Bicer for this three-part chair yoga and mindfulness series which is gentle and suitable for most abilities
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LiveWires Presents: Hank Phillippi Ryan

LiveWires Presents: An Evening with Hank Phillipi Ryan Tuesday May 12, 7:00 p.m. at the Pleasant Street Center, 49 Pleasant St, Reading
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LiveWires Presents: April in Paris Garden Tour

After a long hard New England winter Chris Redford of the Crystal Garden Club invites you to step into the lush gardens of Paris; venture into the formal gardens of Versailles, a simple park at Montmartre, the Eiffel Tower and Luxembourg Gardens, then into the countryside of Giverny
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LiveWires Miniseries: Birdwatching Basics

Join expert birder Dave Williams, a life-long resident of Reading who has been birding for 35 years, in this hands-on class. Topics covered: bird identification, essential equipment, & best places for birdwatching in Eastern Massachusetts. Though there is no registration or requir
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LiveWires Presents: The Family Business; Boston P.I.

Tuesday March 17, 2015 @ 7:00 p.m. at the Pleasant Street Center, 49 Pleasant Street. John DiNatale will discuss his memoir, "The Family Business" which tells the story of one of the oldest privately owned multi-generational detective agencies in Massachusetts.
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Cancelled: LiveWires Presents Author Ellen Cooney

Due to travel conditions in Ms. Cooney's native Maine, the February 24th LiveWires Presents has been cancelled.
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LiveWires Miniseries: North Shore History in a Nutshell

Announcing our first miniseries: North Shore History in a Nutshell. Join Jim McAllister - historian, photographer, author, teacher, and tour guide - for a fresh look at North Shore history.
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LiveWires Presents: Grand Alaskan Birding Adventure

Tuesday, January 20 @ 7:00 p.m. (location: Pleasant Street Center, 49 Pleasant St. Reading) Join Reading resident and longtime birder Dave Williams on a grand Alaskan adventure.
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Holiday Crafts for Grownups

Tuesday, December 16 @ 7:00 p.m. Location: Pleasant St. Center Join us for a fun night of good old fashioned holiday arts & crafts.   Led by our creative and enthusiastic staff, this year’s event will feature 8 simple “make-and-take” crafts that include decorations and gifts. Be s
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