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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:  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 fourth Tuesday evening of each month, this evening program presents authors and speakers to entertain and inform.


LiveWires Events

Summer Program Guides are Here!

Stop by the library to pick up a copy of our Summer 2017 program guide. We've got loads of great programs for all ages over the next 3 months including book discussions, concerts, performers, hands-on tech and art programs, plus much more.
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LiveWires: Reducing Stress through Meditation

Reducing Stress through Meditation Wed 6/21 @ 10:00 am, RPL. Come to this workshop to learn a simple yet powerful meditation technique that can help enrich your personal, professional and spiritual life.
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Last Open Sunday

Just a reminder that May 21, 2017 will be our last open Sunday. As always, when the library is closed, be sure to have your library card and PIN handy to take advantage of our many online and digital services from home.
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LiveWires: A Combat Experience in Vietnam with John Olivere

Tuesday, May 23 @ 7:00 pm Author, veteran, Purple Heart recipient, and musician John Olivere will discuss his book, "We Regret To Inform You: A Combat Experience In Vietnam".
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Civil Civics: First Amendment Freedoms

Wed May 17 @ 7:00 pm Civil Civics: First Amendment Freedoms Join fellow citizens & an ACLU advocate for a lively refresher on the five First Amendment freedoms. Because Democracy is not a spectator sport!
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Visit Us at the Plant Sale

Visit the library table at the annual Reading Garden Club "Geraniums and More Plant Sale" on Saturday, May 20 from 9:00 - 1:00 on the Reading Town Common.
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LiveWires Presents: An Exploration of Wealth Inequality with Author & Activist Chuck Collins

Tuesday, April 25 @ 7:00 – 8:30 pm RPL Community Room As the author of Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good  Chuck Collins explores solutions that will bridge the ever growing wealth g
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The Honest Truth About Fake News: (Mis)information and How it Spreads

Wednesday, May 3, 7:00 pm Community Room A dynamic line-up of media experts tackles the current news landscape: social networks, investigative journalism, information literacy & why it matters to our democracy. Q&A to follow! Seating is limited-come early.
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LiveWires Presents: Folk Rock Duo Knock on Wood

Tue, Mar 28 @ 7:00pm, RPL Community Room. Enjoy a musical mix covering The Beatles Steely Dan, The Dropkick Murphys & original songs with excellent musicianship, tight harmonies and loads of fun.
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