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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: Exploring the Charles River

Tuesday June 27 @ 7:00 – 8:30 pm Location: Community Room A & B Author and local river expert, Kathleen Rowe shares a wealth of information on the ins and out of many stops along this scenic river. Discover great adventures and surprising historic landmarks and places of qui
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LiveWires: Reducing Stress through Meditation

Reducing Stress through Meditation Wed 6/21 @ 10:00 am, RPL. Come to this workshop to learn a simple yet powerful meditation technique that can help enrich your personal, professional and spiritual life.
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LiveWires: A Combat Experience in Vietnam with John Olivere

Tuesday, May 23 @ 7:00 pm Author, veteran, Purple Heart recipient, and musician John Olivere will discuss his book, "We Regret To Inform You: A Combat Experience In Vietnam".
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Civil Civics: First Amendment Freedoms

Wed May 17 @ 7:00 pm Civil Civics: First Amendment Freedoms Join fellow citizens & an ACLU advocate for a lively refresher on the five First Amendment freedoms. Because Democracy is not a spectator sport!
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LiveWires Presents: An Exploration of Wealth Inequality with Author & Activist Chuck Collins

Tuesday, April 25 @ 7:00 – 8:30 pm RPL Community Room As the author of Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good  Chuck Collins explores solutions that will bridge the ever growing wealth g
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The Honest Truth About Fake News: (Mis)information and How it Spreads

Wednesday, May 3, 7:00 pm Community Room A dynamic line-up of media experts tackles the current news landscape: social networks, investigative journalism, information literacy & why it matters to our democracy. Q&A to follow! Seating is limited-come early.
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LiveWires Presents: Folk Rock Duo Knock on Wood

Tue, Mar 28 @ 7:00pm, RPL Community Room. Enjoy a musical mix covering The Beatles Steely Dan, The Dropkick Murphys & original songs with excellent musicianship, tight harmonies and loads of fun.
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Writer in Residence @ RPL with Poet and English Professor Nancy Genevieve Kohl

Writer in Residence @ RPL with Poet & English Professor Nancy Genevieve Kohl: Reminiscing with Recipes Tue, 3/21, 10-12, Flash Fiction & Poetry Workshop Thu, 3/23, 7-8:30pm, Poetry Open Mic Prep Thu, 3/30, 7- 8:30pm, Poetry Open Mic Fri, 4/7, 7-8:30pm
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LiveWires Presents: Black Holes, Spacetime, & Gravitational Waves Oh My!

Tue, Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm, RPL Community Room Vladimir Liberman explains the extraordinary ripples in the fabric of spacetime called gravitational waves
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