National Voter Registration Day:

Tuesday, September 24 Register to vote at the West Bridgewater Public Library to ensure your voice is heard in local, state and national elections. In order for democracy to work, participation is required. We’ll be available all day to help you get registered or direct you on how to update or change your existing registration.

 

Conversation on Climate Change:

Friday, Sept. 27 3 PM Citizens of all ages are invited to a group dialogue on adjusting to the new norms of extreme weather events. Three general questions to prompt discussion. No political agenda. All viewpoints valued. Snacks will be provided.  If possible RSVP here, but walk-ins also welcome. Local artist, Antoinette Messina, will be creating a visual representation of our discussion points. This is part of a statewide initiative.

 

Keep It Loose Intro to Chinese Tea:

Wednesday, October 2, 6:00 PM This session will introduce participants to the origins of tea, how it is processed, & teach the basics of Chinese tea cultivation, processing, & drinking. A selection of teas representative of the 6 major Chinese tea types will be prepared & sampled. Space is limited, please call to register. 508-894-1255

 

Second Annual LiBrewery:

Saturday, October 5, 5 PM – 8 PM Beers, ciders, food, live music – it’s all coming to the Library for a crisp evening of fun. Advanced purchased tickets are $25, they will be $35 at the door. We’re anticipating even more friends and family to join in the festivities. Tickets available at the Circulation Desk.

 

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.

 

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!

 

Online Museum Pass Booking Available

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