REMINDER : WE WILL BE CLOSING AT 1:00PM ON FRIDAY DEC. 22 AND BE CLOSED ON SATURDAY DEC. 23 AND MONDAY DEC. 25. WE WILL ALSO BE CLOSED MONDAY JAN. 1 FOR NEW YEARS DAY.
In December, the Friends of the Fiske will have a display in the lobby with gift-quality books for all of the book lovers on your holiday shopping list! Stop in for some great books and great deals! Books will be individually priced. The Friends thank you for your support and wish all a happy holiday season and healthy new year.
Thank you to everyone who attended the Falconry program in November. We had a record turnout of 101 people!! If you have any ideas for programming please let Kim Shipala, the Library Director know.
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NEXT ZOOM YOGA SESSION
WHEN : Wednesdays
TIME : 6:00-7:15
This session is ONLY 5 WEEKS. It began November 15 and continues Nov. 29, Dec. 6, 13, ending Dec. 20.
Cost is $40 for the five sessions. Payment is due before the first session, either cash or check to the Friends of the Fiske. You can register ONLINE on the Library Calendar, CALL the Library at
508-384-5440 x2 or COME IN leaving your name, phone number and email address which is necessary for the ZOOM link.
Noreen offers a Hatha based yoga for all levels. Participants move through a series of gentle poses designed to align breathing with muscle development.
The class incorporates straps, blocks, light weights, and core ball to provide overall toning. These props are available to students and are optional to use during the class. A relaxation and visualization complete the class allowing the student to be present in the moment created for them.
FISKE LIBRARY BOOK CLUB
WHEN : Tuesday Jan 23
TIME : 7:00PM
The Fiske Library Book Club will meet in the Sweatt Meeting Room on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m., and it is open to adults 18 and over.
The book for discussion this month is - Invisible Life of Addie Larue by V.E. Schwab
No registration is required. For more information, please contact Library Director Kim Shipala.
Dates for Upcoming Months : Titles to be Decided
Feb 27 -
March 26 -
April 23 -
May 28 -
June 25 -
EDIBLE GIFTS PROGRAM
WHEN : SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9
TIME : 2:00—3:00 PM
What’s more thoughtful than making an edible gift for someone else? Besides, most people have too much stuff these days! From homemade seasoning mixes to barbeque and hot sauce, come learn to how make easy and thoughtful edible gifts. There’s something for everyone to enjoy! This program is free and open to the public. No registration is necessary.
Nancy Drew: The Girl Sleuth with a Mysterious Past
WHEN : SATURDAY JANUARY 20 - RESCHEDULED!!
TIME : 2:00—3:00pm
Come learn about the history of the beloved sleuth Nancy Drew. At this presentation you will learn about the many different editions of Nancy Drew that have been printed since Nancy Drew came out in the 1930s. You will learn facts that you may not know and be able to ask questions and reminisce about your childhood. You can also bring Nancy drew books from your collections to share with the group and learn about what year your books are from as well as a value. Feel free to bring any items you have related to Nancy Drew that you would like to show the group. The presenter Alicia Mello has been collecting Nancy Drew items for 20 years and loves to talk about the history. No Registration Required
DID YOU KNOW?
We have a Library of Things (Stuffbrary in the catalog)
The Library of Things is a collection of non-book items that Wrentham Adults (18+) can check out with your library card. Some of the items we have are telescope, cornhole game, pickleball, binoculars, wallpaper remover, companion dog and cat, Coding Robot, disc repair system, and paper shredder. Check the Library website under the drop-down “Books and More” for a complete list of what is available. There is also a looseleaf notebook at the front desk with descriptions of each item.
New Museum Passes Have Arrived :
Zoo New England
Peabody Essex Museum
Plimoth Patauxet Museums
Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
To reserve Museum Passes go to the Library website and click on the “Museum Pass” link in the Right Column.
We are still waiting for passes to :
JFK Library and Museum
Mystic Seaport Museum
Boston Children’s Museum
Showcase Cinema Tickets!
You can now purchase discounted Showcase Cinema Tickets at FISKE thanks to the FRIENDS OF THE FISKE.
Tickets are $10.00 each, good at any Showcase Cinema in the U.S. (NOTE : Lux Level, 3-D Movies and other special theatres are subject to an additional fee at the theater.)
Not valid for telephone or online orders. See ticket for all rules. No limit for Wrentham residents, limit of 2 tickets for non-Wrentham residents. The ticket purchased at the Library must be exchanged at theater box office for admission ticket. NO EXPIRATION.
Virtual Programs This Month
See the Adult Programs listed under BOOKS and MORE