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Lifelong Learning in the Library

LiveWires is specially designed for those 55 and better to inspire connection and curiosity. All are welcome to join.

In the Studio :  Workshops, both single classes and series,  offer a hands-on approach to creative learning.

LiveWires Presents: Typically held on the fourth Tuesday evening of each month at 7:00 p.m.,  programs presents authors, speakers, and performers to entertain and inform.

 



LiveWires Events

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Library Closing: Independence Day

The Library will be closed Wednesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Our normal hours resume on Thursday, July 5, 2018. Our digital resources are always available; use your library card and PIN to watch movies, read ebooks, listen to music, and more!
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Global Eats/Summer Beats community party

Don't miss it! Friday, June 22 @ 6:00 - 8:30 pm - Come kick off the Libraries Rock!-themed summer reading program with Global Eats/Summer Beats: a rollicking music and food truck fest in our parking lot!
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Farewell Celebration for Patty O’Donnell

Join us for a farewell celebration for Patty O'Donnell in the Studio on Thursday, July 5th at 2:00 pm.
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New Resource: hoopla digital

New at RPL! Thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access through our partnership with hoopla digital. All immediately available (no waiting!) and free with your library card.
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Save the Date for Our Summer Food Truck & Music Fest

Mark your calendars! Friday, June 22 @ 6:00 - 8:30 pm - Come kick off the Libraries Rock!-themed summer reading program with Global Eats/Summer Beats: a rollicking music and food truck fest in our parking lot.
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LiveWires Presents: All That Jazz: Swing Music in the Great Depression

All That Jazz: Swing Music in the Great Depression Tuesday June 26 @ 7:00 pm Location: Community Room Tap your feet as historian Dan Leclerc tells the story of swing! With video performances by artists such as Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby, Ella Fitzgerald, Benny Goodman, Billie Hol
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Zentangle @The Studio

Come to the Studio and Zentangle. Create beautiful art in this four week program. Tuesdays, June 5, 12, 19, 26 from 9:30-11:00 am. No drawing skill required.
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LiveWires: Delvena Theatre Company Presents W.C. Fields & Mae West!

Wed, May 23 @ 7:00 Delvena Theatre Company presents W. C. Fields and Mae West as they banter backstage on the set of their 1940 production of My Little Chicadee. Learn about their personal lives too in this humorous and informative production. After the performance, the actors will
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LiveWires: Hiking the Bay Circuit Trail

April 24 @ 7:00 pm. Put your hiking boots on and discover the Bay Circuit Trail, which runs through 37 Massachusetts communities.
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