Blog: Month: May 2021

Basketball Books: Power & Grace On and Off the Court

It’s NBA Playoff time, so we’re celebrating basketball the best way we know how: with books! Basketball players’ power and grace doesn’t just stay on the court. Check out these books that share the love of basketball, overcoming obstacles, and changing the world for the better. You can find these and more in our catalog.

AAPI Voices: Graphic Novels & Graphic Memoirs

Celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with these stunning graphic novels and graphic memoirs! Check them out in our catalog.

Did you know you can read a large collection of comics and graphic novels online using Hoopla and Overdrive? Download the Hoopla and Overdrive apps or access them through your browser (Hoopla, Overdrive).

Moving Forward: Recovering from PTSD, Anxiety, & Addiction

We have all experienced a great upheaval in our lives because of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we re-enter the world around us, we may struggle with PTSD, anxiety, and addiction. Here are resources to help you manage your mental health as we find our way out of isolation.

YA Movie Afternoon – May 21st @3:00PM

Young Adults in the 5th through 12th grade are invited to join the party online in watching a newly released film on May 21st, 2021 at 3PM. Based on the “Chaos Walking Trilogy” of books and the first entry “The Knife of Never Letting Go” this film stars Daisy Ridley and Tom Holland in a sci-fi adventure!

Join the zoom call linked below to watch the film and comment as we go:

Young Adult Perler Bead Craft – Available May 12th!

Young adults in the 5th through 12th grade call the library now to reserve your Perler Bead Craft Bags at 781-324-0218.

Each bag comes with enough perler beads to make some amazing mini creations, as well as a bead board, parchment paper and some ideas on projects. Supplies of the bags are limited so call and reserve a pick-up time for them today!

At home you will need a hot iron, a flat work surface and optionally a pair of tweezers or a pen to help position your beads.

Mental Health Awareness: Anxiety & Depression

Many of us will experience anxiety and/or depression during our lives. Here are websites, workbooks, memoirs, novels and more to help us navigate these tough times & remember that you are not alone. Check out this list in our catalog for more!