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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 Workshops:  Classes are typically held on Wednesday mornings at 10:00 a.m.

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


LiveWires Events

LiveWires Presents: Rising Seas: The Plum Island Story

Tuesday February 27 @ 7:00 pm Bill Sargent explains the danger and presents stunning drone footage of the damage done to Plum Island due to climate change.
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Creative Writing Workshop: A picture is worth a thousand words

Get your creative juices flowing in this eight week creative writing course for adults.
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Mah Jongg series canceled

Our Wednesday morning drop-in Mah Jongg series, due to run through the end of February, has been cancelled due to illness. We apologize for the inconvenience.
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Zentangle @The Studio

Zentangle, or Doodle Art, is a relaxing, simple, soothing, abstract drawing style using structured patterns. Come to the Studio and relax by creating this beautiful art. No drawing skill required.
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LiveWires Presents: Rivals unto Death, Alexander Hamilton & Aaron Burr

Tuesday, January 23 @ 7:00 pm Location: Community Room Author Rick Beyer tells the epic tale of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr's illustrious yet eccentric political careers and their deadly 30 year feud. Book sale to follow.
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New on the Shelf: Stories from American History

Check out one of these new titles to learn about fascinating people, both famous and lesser-known, who helped build our nation's colorful history.
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LiveWires Coffee & More

LiveWires: Immigrant Survival in the Great Depression, Wed. 12/13 @ 10:00 am Have a cup of coffee and hear the family immigration narratives of Peter Carcia and Dan Leclerc.
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LiveWires: The Science of Medical Marijuana

Thursday, December 7 @1:30 - 3:00 pm Harvard Neuroscientist and Cannabis Researcher Dr. Staci Gruber discusses the science of medical marijuana. This program is hosted by Reading Elder and Human Services and Reading Public Library.
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LiveWires Presents: Holiday Concert with Merrimack Valley Chorus

Tuesday, November 28 @ 7:00 pm ​It's the most wonderful time of year and the Merrimack Valley A Capella Chorus wants to share beloved carols, hymns, romantic songs, and rockin' party classics with you!
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