Past Programs


2024


January

  • TV's Golden Age of Candlepin Bowling with Mike Morin
  • Shattered Stars, Healing Hearts: The Power of Courage, Compassion, and Kindness with local author Irene Stern Frielich
  • CNN's Tom Foreman Discusses "My Year of Running Dangerously" (Virtual) in partnership with Tewksbury Public Library

February

  • How To Travel More (and Better) with Colin Wright (Virtual) in partnership with Tewksbury Public Library
  • Tech with Tim: How to Use Microsoft Word

2023


January

February

  • The Disappearance of Dr. Parkman - Blood and Ivy at the Harvard Medical School with Judge Dennis J. Curran (Ret.) (Virtual)
  • Watercoloring with Kashmica for High School students and Adults (Virtual)
  • Civics for Adults Series - Part 3 Beyond Voting: Elections and Campaign Financing (Virtual)
  • Author Talk with Local Fantasy Author, Melissa Caruso (Virtual)
  • Life in a Word Part 2 - Fear
  • Tech with Tim Lumnah: Introduction to QR Codes (Presentation Slides)

March

  • Politics with Principles: First Female Cabinet Secretary, Frances Perkins portrayed by Janet Parnes
  • Civics for Adults Series - Part 4 (Virtual)
  • One Book, One Town Book Discussion (The Violin Conspiracy by Brendan Slocumb) March 15 & 30
  • The Boston Marathon Mile by Mile with Paul Clerici
  • Life in a Word Part 3 (final workshop) - Beliefs

April

May

  • The Lioness of Boston: The Life of Isabella Stewart Gardner (Virtual) in partnership with Tewksbury Public Library
  • A Conversation with Charlotte McConaghy (Virtual) in partnership with Chelmsford Public Library
  • A Trip to Greece (Macedonia) with the Traveling Librarian (Virtual) in partnership with Tewksbury Public Library

June

  • Planning for Medicare - Countdown to 65 with Sue Flanagan, Senior Plan Consultant for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • The Life & Times of Deborah Samson with Steve Connolly
  • Create an Aromatic Herb Garden with Dave Wheeler (Therapy Gardens) (Presentation Notes)
  • Connie Hertzberg Mayo in Conversation with Elizabeth Gonzalez James
  • Tech with Tim: How to Best Organize Your Digital Files and Folders

July

  • Landing on the Moon (Virtual) in partnership with Tewksbury Public Library
  • A Look at the Life & Works of Agatha Christie (Virtual) in partnership with Tewksbury Public Library
  • Advice from Literary Agent Doug Grad (Virtual) in partnership with Tewksbury Public Library

August

  • Evening with FBI Special Agent Julia Cowley (Lead Profiler On The Golden State Killer Case) (Virtual) in partnership with Tewksbury Public Library

September

  • Author Heather Wolf Discusses "Find More Birds: 111 Surprising Ways to Spot Birds Wherever You Are"(Virtual) in partnership with Ashland Public Library
  • Daily Attunement to the Higher Consciousness with local author Barbara Strassman (In-person)
  • Author Erica Cirino Discusses "Thicker Than Water: The Quest for Solutions to the Plastic Crisis" (Virtual) in partnership with Ashland Public Library
  • Behind the Judicial Curtain with Judge Curran - Two part program (Virtual)
  • Optimizing Immunity with Jill Patterson RDN (Virtual)
  • Harlem World: Celebrating Hip Hop's 50th Anniversary with Local Author Jon Mael (In-person)
  • Minecraft for the Atari Generation (Virtual) in partnership with Wayland Free Public Library

October

  • Behind the Judicial Curtain: Secrets of A Trial Judge Part 2 of 2 (Virtual)
  • Saving Money and Energy on Your Utility Bill (In-person)
  • More Haunted Lighthouses with Jeremy D'Entremont (Virtual) in partnership with Ashland Public Library
  • Paranormal 101 with Paranormal New England
  • Frances Perkins Part 2 with Janet Parnes of Historical Lady J (In-person)

November

  • Q&A With Mystery Writer and TV Producer Lee Goldberg (Virtual) in partnership with Ashland Public Library
  • Medicare Plans - Supplement or Advantage? with Sue Flanagan of BCBS (In-person)
  • Teach with Tim: How to Use QR Codes
  • Q&A with Author Travis Baldree: Discussing His New Cozy Fantasy "Bookshops & Bonedust" (Virtual) in partnership with Ashland Public Library

December

  • Steeped in Secrecy: The Boston Tea Party, 250 Years Later (Virtual) in partnership with Tewksbury Public Library

2022


July

  • Life in a Word Part 3 - with Certified HCI Health and Life Coach Ronni Hochman (In-Person)

August

  • Hikes Through History with author Alison O'Leary - tour of destinations in Eastern Massachusetts (Virtual)

September

  • Beginning Quilting Classes with Nancy Bass - Seven weekly classes beginning Wednesday, September 7
  • Veterans Club Meeting - The History of Music Therapy As It Relates to Veterans with Music Therapist, Ben Pernick
  • Saving at the Supermarket! with Jill Patterson, RDN (Virtual)

October

  • Film Presentation: Borderland - The Life and Times of Blanche Ames Ames, followed by Q&A with filmmaker and Sharon native, Kevin G. Friend (In-Person)
  • FOL Annual Meeting and Author Event with Katherine A. Sherbrooke - Leaving Coy's Hill (In-Person)

November

  • 1620: The First Year - with Christopher Daley (SPL Veterans Club)
  • Veterans Club Meeting - Roots of Popular Music and Acknowledging Veterans in Song with Jon Waterman

December

  • Civics for Adults Series - Part 1 Misinformation, Fake News and Politicial Propaganda (Virtual)
  • FOL Author Event with Chuck Hogan (in person)