Reading Public Library » LiveWires

64 Middlesex Ave. | Reading, MA 01867 | 781-944-0840

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

LiveWires: Cut and Paste Genetics: The Science and Ethics of Human Genome Modification

LiveWires: Cut and Paste Genetics: The Science and Ethics of Human Genome Modification, Tue 9/25 @ 7:00pm
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LiveWires: Boston Dance Theater Live!

Tuesday October 9, 2018 @ 1:00 pm Enjoy a rare opportunity to engage with contemporary dance at RPL! Boston Dance Theater's Tabitha Hanay-Reaves, Kate Dube, and Elodie van Heek will perform selections from the current repertory; ranging from new works by emerging choreographic voices
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The Dark Web vs. Artificial Intelligence: How Technology is Tackling Illicit Activity and Winning

Thursday, October 11 @ 7-8pm. Don't miss this special lecture featuring transformative technology! Illicit economic activity is increasingly transacted through illegal online marketplaces on parts of the Internet called the Deep and Dark Web. Unfortunately, the scale and scope of the
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Creative Writing Workshop: A picture is worth a thousand words

Get your creative juices flowing in this five week creative writing course for adults. Registration opens September 3rd and the workshop begins on October 1.
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LiveWires Presents: End of Summer Blues Concert

Tuesday August 28 @ 7:00 pm Back by popular demand! Poor Howard Stith and Mike Bullfrog Rogers perform authentic blues of the 1920’s and 30’s with all the passion and flair of two old troubadours.
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LiveWires Presents: Ella Fitzgerald- The Queen of Swing

Tue, July 24, 2018 @ 7:00 - 8:30pm Ella Fitzgerald- The Queen of Swing The singer all singers call the best. The story of a young woman who against impossible odds achieved fame as a Jazz singer by the age of seventeen. At that young age she found herself at the heart of The Harlem
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Grown-Ups: Read and Win!

The Libraries Rock! adult summer reading program has begun. If you'll be reading and listening this summer anyway, why not earn some cool prizes? No sign-up required, and it's super easy to participate.
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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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