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


LiveWires Events

LiveWires Presents Chocolate: The Perfect Indulgence

Tue 2/23/16 @ 7:00 p.m. 49 Pleasant St. Associate Professor of Chemistry Mike Cross explains how cocoa elicits biochemical reactions in the human brain, making chocolate the perfect indulgence.
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LiveWires Presents: Music through the Decades Concert

Tuesday, January 26 , 7:00 p.m. @ Pleasant Street Center Sing in the New Year! Using keyboard, trumpet and vocals, David Polansky plays the Great American Songbook covering the music of George M. Cohan, Irving Berlin, Fats Waller, George Gershwin, Hoagy Carmichael, and a host of
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Beginning Needle Felting

Join us for this LiveWires workshop and learn the art of needle felting with instruction from craft-master, illustrator, and filmmaker Anna Lensch. All materials provided, please register by calling the library at 781-942-6703.
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LiveWires Presents: Holiday Craft Night for Grown-Ups

Tue. 12/15 @ 7:00 p.m. Pleasant St Center, 49 Pleasant Street, Reading MA Join us for a fun night of good old-fashioned holiday arts and crafts. No talent necessary - just enthusiasm.
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LiveWires Presents: Winter Bird Feeding with Dave Williams

Tuesday 11/17 @ 7:00 p.m. Pleasant Street Center, 49 Pleasant St, Reading, MA Record New England snow and frigid temperatures made life hard for birds (and the rest of us) last winter. Reading’s favorite birder provides tips on how to support backyard birds as we prepare for winter.
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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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