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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 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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LiveWires Presents: Holiday Help

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 @ 7:00 p.m. (location: Pleasant Street Center, 49 Pleasant St. Reading) Whether host or guest, get ideas on decorating, wine and cheese pairings, hostess gifts, and setting the perfect table. Join local business owners for a festive evening with flower arran
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