The Woburn Public Library

The Black Experience--Middlesex County from the 1640s to the 1870s

The Black Experience in Middlesex County from the 1640s to the 1870s. This event is taking place at the Woburn Memorial High School Auditorium on Thursday, September 27 starting at 7 p.m. The guest speakers will each briefly present on their research into the lives of both free and enslaved Black people, which will then provide the context for the evening's panel discussion.

Baseball Before the Civil War

The Woburn Public Library has an event approaching on July 20 titled Baseball Before the Civil War. Here’s a bit about the program from their website: “Ready to blow up the myths about the founding of America’s national pastime? Legend credits Abner Doubleday as being the “Father of Baseball” but the historical evidence says otherwise. Come hear scholar Aaron Krerowicz tell us why the legend is wrong in this presentation that traces the origins and early development of baseball. Doors open at 6:45.

Social Media for Small Businesses

From date: 
Tue, 06/26/2018 - 10:00am

Location: MindTrek VR Woburn / 34 Cummings Park Drive, Woburn

Know you need to up your social media game, but not sure how?  Amy Smith (The Social Media Smith) joins with the Woburn Public Library for a coffee hour skill-build aimed at small business owners who’d like to hone their social media skills in order to support their business and better engage with their customers.  Brought to you by the Woburn Public Library and the Woburn Business Association.

An Evening With Chris & Kathi Sullivan

From date: 
Thu, 05/17/2018 - 6:00pm

LOCATION: Woburn Memorial High School | 88 Montvale Ave, Woburn

Addiction doesn't care who you are or where you come from.  

Chris Sullivan was a Patriot from 1996 - 2002.  By all rights, he led a successful life. He also struggled with anxiety and addiction to drugs and alcohol, a struggle led to his retirement from the NFL.   Kathi Sullivan was a normal mom with a normal life. And then her 17 year old daughter, Taylor, drowned in 2 feet of swampy water--the result of underage drinking and poor choices.  

Rock for the Library

From date: 
Fri, 04/27/2018 - 7:00pm

Rock for the Library: A WPL Foundation Fundraiser

FRIDAY, APRIL 27 7:00—11:00 PM

Funhouse and Site 39 are going to Rock for the Library on Friday, April 27, from 7:00 pm until 11:00 pm at the Woburn Elks on Washington Street! 

Tickets are $20 at the door. All proceeds benefit the WPL Foundation's fundraising efforts to supply furniture, fixtures, and equipment for the library's renovation and expansion project.  

A special thank you to the Woburn Kiwanis Club for sponsoring this event.

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What's better than reading children's books?  Having professional musicians bring the story to musical life by playing, singing and providing expert narration!  Please join the Woburn Public Library at the Reeves Elementary school for a fantastic morning of story and music (expertly provided by the faculty and staff of the Powers Music School in Belmont).  

LOCATION: Reeves Elementary School  | 240 Lexington St., Woburn | April 21st at 10:30am

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