RECAP – African Crafts Fair Nov 19th 1:00-3:00

Such a lovely expression of thanks from Connect Africa, whom we hosted last weekend for a crafts fair to benefit Ugandan orphans.

Lynn and I thank you so much for making it so very easy
to have a successful craft sale this year. We appreciate
your generous spirit and the wonderful WLC space.

We made a little over $2,000 in an hour and 45 minutes!!!!
Now that’s a great success in my book! 😀

Best wishes for happy holidays and a healthy and peaceful
new year.

Warm wishes,

Barbara and Lynn
Connect Africa Foundation

 

africacraftfairJoin us for the Second Annual Connect Africa Crafts Fair!
Face Painting 1:30, Story Time 2:00
100% of proceeds support education scholarships for Ugandan orphans.

Recap Meditation Workshop – October 17th, 7:45pm

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A note from Alice Jacobs, our Volunteer Director.

“If you, like me, have found the debates and everything else surrounding this contentious election year abrasive, then you have a potential remedy at the library.

Next Monday night at 7:45 we are very pleased to welcome back to the WLC Dr. Christina Hardway, who will lead a one hour meditation session.

There is no charge for this relaxing workshop, and Prof. Hardway (she is Prof. of Psychology and Chair of the Psychology Department at Middlesex College) will answer questions afterwards.”

Newton resident Christina teaches a variety of techniques to help us achieve a less stressed lifestyle. This free 90 minute workshop is open to any adult who would like an introduction to the techniques of mindfulness and meditation. She will lead us in a few exercises and will invite group discussions and questions. You will leave the workshop with a better sense of mindfulness techniques and information about further resources to explore mindfulness in more depth.
Donations to your all‐volunteer WLC are always welcome!
1608 Beacon Street, Waban     617-244-0700
www.wabanlibrarycenter.org

 

 

Adult Coloring Night Feb 2nd 7:30 pm -Recap

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Add some Color to your winter!

Tuesday Night, February 2, 7:30 pm

Several volunteers and neighbors got together at the WLC last night for an evening of adult coloring, conversation and snacks. The adult coloring craze is sweeping the nation with coloring books containing whimsical and intricate designs. We had several books of beautiful designs to choose from and an assortment of coloring implements were available. A pleasant and relaxing time was had by all and we will be scheduling another such event in the future. Check back here for more information soon!

 

Recap -Children’s Author Talk – Saturday Dec 5

 

Children’s author and book expert, Anita Silvey, spoke to families at the WLC Saturday. Many bought her newest book, “Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall.” Children are some of our most adventurous readers!

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Saturday Dec. 5th,1;00 – 3:00

Anita Silvey,  Children’s Author talk, book sale and signing. Her current book is a beautiful photo and text treatment of Jane Goodall and her work in Africa with monkeys. For budding biologists of all stripes 🙂 This talk is for kids 8-14, and also for parents and interested adults.