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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

LiveWires Miniseries: Aging in Reading

Are you an older adult, caregiver, or visionary? Then join this community conversation to plan for positive aging in Reading. Hear from resource providers about housing options, aging in place, & creative solutions for the future. Bring your questions & ideas.
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LiveWires Presents: Neil Swidey author of Trapped Under the Sea

Tuesday 10/20 @ 7:00 p.m. Pleasant Street Center, 49 Pleasant St. Reading Reading Public Library is delighted to welcome Boston Globe Magazine reporter NEIL SWIDEY for a discussion of his latest book, Trapped Under the Sea: One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Mile
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LiveWires Presents: Protect Your Home and Savings

Worried about the risk of nursing home costs? Intent on preserving your independence? If so, this presentation is for you!
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LiveWires Miniseries: Memoir Writing Workshop

Wednesdays, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30 10:00-11:00 a.m. Pleasant Street Center, 49 Pleasant St, Reading, MA Join author Nancy Parsons to write your story in this four part series. Space is limited please call or stop by the library to register. 781-942-6703. Get the most out of this worksh
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LIVEWIRES PRESENTS: A Mississippi Delta Blues Concert

Celebrate summer as ‘Poor Howard” Stith and Mike ‘Bullfrog” Rogers bring alive the Mississippi Delta blues tradition.
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LiveWires Presents: Lessons Learned on the Pacific Crest Trail

Tuesday July 21 @ 7:00 p.m. at the Pleasant Street Center, 49 Pleasant Street, Reading Hikers and adventurers! Wendy Johnston will present stunning photographs and lessons-learned in her hike of the Pacific Crest Trail
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    Chair yoga

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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