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Adult Events

Wed, February 28, 2024
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us online to learn why feedback is so difficult, and how we can make it easier.  The idea is simple: You don't have to choose between being a pushover and a jerk. Kim Scott, a New York Times bestselling author,will explain the Radical Candor feedback framework and how you can practice it today... Read more
Mon, March 04, 2024
1:00pm - 2:15pm
Are you a fan of nonfiction? Are you having a difficult time finding books you love? Join the Fans of Nonfiction Book Club here at the Library.  We share both great and not-so-great nonfiction reads as well as our opinions about them. Participants are asked to prepare to talk about one... Read more
Wed, March 06, 2024
4:00pm - 5:00pm
You’re invited to log on for an intimate conversation with Nina Totenberg as she talks about her nearly 50-year friendship with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG) and her book Dinners With Ruth: A Memoir on the Power of Friendships.  Four years before Nina Totenberg was hired at NPR,... Read more
Thu, March 14, 2024
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us online as we chat with master storyteller and internationally bestselling author Christopher Paolini about his return to the World of Eragon with Murtagh, a stunning continuation of the epic fantasy.  The world is no longer safe for the Dragon Rider Murtagh and his dragon, Thorn. An evil... Read more
Sat, March 16, 2024
9:30am - 10:45am
Join chocolatier Kim Larkin for a cheerful program celebrating Ireland and all things Irish. Irish chocolate pioneers, The Book of Kells artistry, Celtic lore, famous Irish authors, the history of the Claddagh, an Irish trivia quiz and more.  Traditional Irish bread and tea, and lovely Celtic-... Read more
Thu, March 21, 2024
7:00pm - 8:00pm
You’re invited to log on for a fascinating, virtual exploratory conversation with bestselling author Madeline Miller as she chats with us about her body of work and her process in retelling Greek classics into modern epics in fiction.  In The Song of Achilles, Achilles is strong, swift, and... Read more
Mon, March 25, 2024
1:00pm - 2:15pm
Are you a fan of nonfiction? Are you having a difficult time finding books you love? Join the Fans of Nonfiction Book Club here at the Library.  We share both great and not-so-great nonfiction reads as well as our opinions about them. Participants are asked to prepare to talk about one... Read more
Tue, April 02, 2024
2:00pm - 3:00pm
You’re invited to log on to hear Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History Curator Paula Johnson discuss the book Smithsonian American Table: The Foods, People, and Innovations That Feed Us.  It's a sweeping history of food and culture that summons everyone to the table for a... Read more
Tue, April 09, 2024
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us online for a one-of-a-kind conversation with National Book Award-winner Colum McCann as he is joined by Diane Foley, the inspiration behind the heartrending book American Mother.  It's the story of a mother who, in the course of confronting her son’s killer, gets to the elemental heart of... Read more
Wed, April 17, 2024
2:30pm - 8:00pm
Kitty Hendricks-Miller, from the Mashpee Wampanoag education department, will offer two programs for us during April Vacation Week. During the first presentation, for children, Kitty will demonstrate hand-made Native American artifacts and shares stories and songs with them as insights into... Read more
Wed, April 17, 2024
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Join us online as we chat with award-winning and bestselling author Xochitl Gonzalez about her newest novel Anita de Monte Laughs Last.  It's  a propulsive, witty examination of power, love, and art, daring to ask who gets to be remembered and who's left behind in the rarefied world of the elite.... Read more
Mon, April 29, 2024
1:00pm - 2:15pm
Are you a fan of nonfiction? Are you having a difficult time finding books you love? Join the Fans of Nonfiction Book Club here at the Library.  We share both great and not-so-great nonfiction reads as well as our opinions about them. Participants are asked to prepare to talk about one... Read more
Wed, May 08, 2024
6:30pm - 7:50pm
Author, hiker and Massachusetts explorer Alison O'Leary joins us to talk about "The Best Small Museums in Massachusetts."  She'll present a peek inside the collections of some of the dozens of unique, esoteric and fascinating museums scattered across the commonwealth. O'Leary is co-author of the... Read more
Mon, May 20, 2024
1:00pm - 2:15pm
Are you a fan of nonfiction? Are you having a difficult time finding books you love? Join the Fans of Nonfiction Book Club here at the Library.  We share both great and not-so-great nonfiction reads as well as our opinions about them. Participants are asked to prepare to talk about one... Read more
Wed, June 05, 2024
6:30pm - 7:50pm
Celebrate Pride Month by stopping by the library for a film talk by expert Frank Mandosa.  We'll take a look at the ongoing evolution of LGBTQ representation both onscreen and off. Frank will show slides with film clips, some with interactive trivia questions. There'll also be a photo display, and... Read more
Wed, July 17, 2024
11:00am - 8:00pm
We're pleased to introduce Middleboro audiences of all ages to the magic, mystery, and beauty of Japan’s culture through performances by award-winning Japanese storyteller Motoko.  She's the recipient of the National Storytelling Network’s 2017 Circle of Excellence Award. Times of each program... Read more
Wed, October 09, 2024
6:30pm - 8:00pm
With a box full of classic films and musical scores, pianist Richard Hughes adds a third dimension of mood music to the very  best, spookiest films of the Golden Age of Silent Movies. He'll accompany the action on screen with perfectly timed, live piano music, a spooktacular way to get in the... Read more
Wed, October 30, 2024
6:00pm - 8:00pm
For this year's paranormal program, we're bringing back perennial favorite Jeff Belanger and his new-to-us program, "Ghosts and Legends." This ghostly multi-media program will take you on a journey through the haunts in your backyard, and around the world. Pulling from Jeff's 25 years of research... Read more
Sat, November 09, 2024
10:00am - 12:30pm
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Sat, November 23, 2024
10:00am - 1:00pm
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