Under An Argentinian Moon

Wednesday, August 21, 6:30PM Let Dr. Martina B. Arndt, professor of Physics at Bridgewater State University and some of her students tell you about their experiences witnessing this summer’s total lunar eclipse in Argentina. Learn more about our moon, the incredible phenomena that is a lunar eclipse, and the interesting adventures they had on their journey. Free & open to all!

 

 Adult Summer Reading: 2019  – A Universe of Stories in many formats

We hope you have had a great summer filled with books and movies in physical, streaming, audio, and in eBook format. Literature, in all formats, defines and enhances a society in a particular historic moment. Here at the West Bridgewater Public Library we strive to provide to our patrons,  many formats and ways to enter into an appreciation of all of the culturally significant artistic expressions of the human condition that are circulating at this present time.  We will be picking our adult winners soon who subscribed to Beanstack app.

Kanopy: streaming film service

If you’re interested in independent, international, classic, or documentary films, you’re in luck. Get out your library card and sign up for Kanopy. You can stream over 26,000 films from producers such as The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, and PBS, as well as thousands of independent filmmakers—on every topic imaginable.

 

To Bee Or Not To Bee:

Saturday, September 21, 10:30AM The Story of Honey Bee Declines in America. Join us for a fascinating talk by Plymouth County Entomologist Educator, Blake Dinius, on colony collapse and the population decline of the industrious honey bee, an insect that we largely depend on for much of our crops. Free & Open to All!

 

WBPL is now a Passport Facility

Appointments can be made on Tues. or Wed. Evenings or on  Saturday

See this list of document requirements. Reservations can be made HERE. Our phone number is 508-894-1255. If you are renewing a passport, you can do so by mail. See these instructions.

 

New mobile SAILS app makes everything a snap!

Download the SAILS app from your phone app store and you’ll be thrilled with how much it helps you stay organized. You can search for a book, place a hold, keep track of what you’ve checked out, when things are due, renew, and, best of all, link your children’s cards to yours so you can keep track.

 

New York Times subscription through the library

Click here: NYTimes link or in the drop-down menu under FEATURED from the “Home” button. This brings you to a page where you redeem a 72 hour usage coupon to read articles, watch videos and read the comments sections. After the designated time, redeem another coupon to keep reading.

 

What is a Roku?

Roku is a digital media player that allows you to stream video, music, and entertainment content.  Roku is like a DVD player that you never have to put a disc in. With Roku you can stream from the comfort of your home sofa without needing to pay for a cable package. Check out one of these devices and instantly get access to movies and live television as well as PBS and PBS Kids content. Stop by and check one out today!

 

Laughter Yoga – a simple way to stay healthy

Join us every Tuesday morning at 11 A.M. for a quick half hour of raucous and unapologetic laughter! We “fake it ’til we make it” and laugh at funny scenarios or situations. We practice yogic breathing to keep our bodies full of oxygen. It’s a seated practice and we’ve been laughing together for about 2 years!

 

Knitting & Crochet Club

Tuesdays 5 – 7 p.m. A drop-in club for people who want to knit or crochet with others. Bring your projects and materials to work on while enjoying the conversation and helpful hints. Beginners are welcome. Volunteers will help you get started.

 

Online Museum Pass Booking Available

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