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On Thursday, March 13 the Friends of the Woburn Public Library will host Coffee and Conversation about The Art Forager. This event will take place at the Woburn Public Library located at 45 Pleasant Street in Woburn beginning at 7 pm. Barbara Shapiro's The Art Forager was the book selected for this year's Woburn Reads event. The Art Forager has been on the New York Times Bestseller list, as well as a list published by the Boston Globe. Join Andrea Baker, Assistant Director of the Woburn Public Library, for coffee and conversation about the selected book.

Woburn Reads: Art Demonstration @ Library

From date: 
Wed, 03/12/2014 - 7:00pm

Art Demonstration by Joseph Leto and Keiko Richter of the Woburn Guild of Artists at the Woburn Public Library. Mr. Leto will take you on a tour of where and how famous artists found their creativity and inspiration.  During this lecture, noted visual artist Keiko Richter will paint her own masterpiece from the inspiration she feels, exhibiting the creative process.

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On Sunday, February 23 the Friends of the Woburn Public Library will host "Honor Enough: Sergeant Horatio J. Homer of the Boston Police Department". The event will begin at 2:00 pm at the Woburn Public Library located at 45 Pleasant Street. This is an illustrated lecture by Margaret R. Sullivan, the Records Manager and Archivist of the Boston Police Department. She will expound on new research that has identified Sergeant Homer as Boston's first African American Police Officer. He was appointed in 1878 and promoted to Sergeant in 1895; Homer served with distinction for more than 40 years.

Honor Enough: Sergeant Horatio J. Homer of the Boston Police Department

From date: 
Sun, 02/23/2014 - 2:00pm

At the Woburn Public Library study hall, the Friends of the Library will host "Honor Enough: Sergeant Horatio J. Homer of the Boston Police Department". This is an illustrated lecture by Margaret R. Sullivan, the Records Manager and Archivist of the Boston Police Department. She will expound on new research that has identified Sergeant Homer as Boston's first African American police officer. He was appointed in 1878 and promoted to Sergeant in 1895, Homer served with distinction for more than 40 years.

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The Woburn Public Library will host free income tax assistance preparation for low-to- moderate income Woburn residents. Local tax aide volunteers, who are trained by AARP and certified by the IRS, will provide assistance to both 2013 Federal and State tax forms. This assistance will take place on Saturday mornings from February 8th until April 12th.

Holiday Ornament Craft

From date: 
Sat, 12/14/2013 - 2:00pm

Come in and join the Library and decorate ornaments for your family. Children ages 7-12 are invited to come and decorate ornaments. Children must be able to work independently, please respect the age limits.

Ornament designs will vary from simple to complicated. All supplies will be provided, please be on time for the best selection of ornaments to paint! Come make a wonderful gift for someone this holiday season!

Location: Woburn Public Library
              45 Pleasant Street

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On Saturday November 23, the Friends of the Woburn Public Library and Burbeen Free Lecture Series will host former Red Sox great Bernie Carbo. This event will take place at the Library located at 45 Pleasant Street at 1:00 pm.

Most people remember Carbo for his pinch hit 3 run homer that tied the game in the 8th inning of the World Series Game 6 in 1975. In his book "Saving Bernie Carbo", co-written by Chelmsford clinical psychologist Dr. Peter Hantzis, we learn about Carbo's personal struggles, dysfunctional upbringing, and other events in his life.