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The Town of Braintree was founded in 1640 and is located in Norfolk County about ten miles from Boston.

Old Braintree was the birthplace of two of our presidents -John Adams and his son John Quincy Adams. The town offers an excellent school system and a public beach as well as an 18 hole public golf course.

Braintree also includes the one of the largest regional shopping centers in the north east, the South Shore Plaza.

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When: Jul 2, 2015 11 AM in Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11 )
Teen Summer Reading Starts!

June 29-August 15 2015

Teens in Grades 7-12 can earn prizes for reading books. For every book you read, you'll recieve a chance to win a B&N gift card in our Summer Reading drawing. Signing up is easy! Just visit the Reference Desk at the Thayer Public Library any time the library is open and pick up a reading log.
Location: YA Room



When: Jun 29, 2015 9 AM to Jun 29, 2015 8 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09 )
Brown Bag Book Club
Feel free to bring your lunch and join us for the discussion of To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.
Book club books are available at the circulation desk about one month before the meeting date and are due back on the day of the discussion.
All readers are always welcome.
Location: Reading Room - Main Level

When: Jun 10, 2015 12 PM to Jun 10, 2015 1 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Wed, 10 Jun 2015 12 )
ARC South Shore: Social Security Presentation
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

When: Jul 22, 2015 9 AM to Jul 22, 2015 11 AMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Wed, 22 Jul 2015 09 )
TAG Summer Service

More information coming soon!
Location: Logan Auditorium, upper level



When: Jul 21, 2015 10 AM to Jul 21, 2015 12 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Tue, 21 Jul 2015 10 )
Teen Photo Contest Starts

Our popular summer Teen Photo Contest is back! Teens ages 12-17 can take a picture OF ANY SUBJECT using a camera, phone or tablet between July 1-August 8, 2015 and enter to win a prize. All entrires are displayed in the Teen Room at the Thayer Public Library after the end of the contest. For more information, or to pick up a flyer with full contest information, visit the Reference Desk on the library's Lower Level.
Location: Lower Level



When: Jul 1, 2015 9 AM to Jul 1, 2015 9 AMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09 )
Kick-off Summer Reading for Children

Kick-off with Kavi! The kick-off to the Children's Summer Reading program is today at 11:00 a.m.!!! "Celebration" is the theme, as Kavi Carbone brings his guitar to entertain children with stories and songs. Start their summer with fun! Music is a great way to build brain connections that support math and reading skills.
For ages 5 and up No registration needed.Limited to first 100 children.

Part of "Every Hero has a Story" Summer Reading Program for Children, June 29 - August 22.

Kavi's website
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Jun 30, 2015 11 AM to Jun 30, 2015 11:45:00 AMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11 )
Sparky's Puppet Show

Sparky's Puppets performs for ages 4 up with colorful puppets, humor and audience participation..The show is a lively collection of tales about some surprising heroes. You never know who will save the day - it's not always the biggest or strongest.
Held in Reading Room on Middle Level. For ages 4 and up No registration needed.Limited to first 75 children.

Part of "Every Hero has a Story" Summer Reading Program for Children, June 29 - August 22.

Sparky's Puppets website
Location: Reading Room - Main Level



When: Jul 15, 2015 3 PM to Jul 15, 2015 3:45:00 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Wed, 15 Jul 2015 15 )
Sandals Event
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

When: Jun 13, 2015 11 AM to Jun 13, 2015 1 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Jun 2015 11 )
Library Meeting
Wednesday June 10, 2015
2:00 PM until 4:00 PM

When: Jun 10, 2015 2 PM to Jun 10, 2015 4 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14 )
South Shore Suzuki Strings and Pianist Karen Ruckman-Lindsay

Recital of violin students of Pauline Rowe and piano students of Karen Ruckman-Lindsay.
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: May 30, 2015 1 PM to May 30, 2015 4 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Sat, 30 May 2015 13 )
Friends Concert -- Moby Dick & the Wailers

Friends of Thayer Public Library will host Moby Dick & the Wailers. All are welcome.

Sponsored by BCAM
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Oct 18, 2015 3 PM to Oct 18, 2015 3 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Sun, 18 Oct 2015 15 )
Teen Advisory Group Meeting

If you are a teen (ages 13-17) interested in helping out at the library & earning service hours, consider joining the Teen Advisory Group (TAG). TAG is a teen-run leadership group that meets once a month to plan fun library programs, create displays, talk about books, and more. And yes, we have cookies at our meetings! New members always welcome, but please note this is our last meeting of the school year.
Location: YA Room



When: May 26, 2015 5 PM to May 26, 2015 6 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Tue, 26 May 2015 17 )
Hold Room Art Class
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

When: Jul 27, 2015 1 PM to Jul 27, 2015 1 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13 )
Teen Program: Yoga and Henna Tattoo

Teens ages 12-18 are invited to the library for an afternoon of relaxing yoga stretches followed by a henna tattoo art demonstration.

PLEASE NOTE: All teen participants who wish to receive a henna tattoo will need to have a signed permission slip brought the day of the program. Permission forms may be picked up and dropped off at the Reference Desk before the program. Registration required and begins July 1, 2015.


Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Aug 5, 2015 2 PM to Aug 5, 2015 4 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Wed, 05 Aug 2015 14 )
Scrabble
Like to play Scrabble?
Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome!
Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through June and at 6:00PM during July and August.
Location: Lower Level

When: May 28, 2015 6 PM to May 28, 2015 9 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 28 May 2015 18 )
Maximizing the Peaks and Minimizing the Valleys in Sales (Braintree)
Do you find that your sales ebb and flow like the tides? You wonder if it could be a shift in the economy, or a change of season. Maybe you're not even sure what causes these highs and lows. Whatever the reason, we can help you minimize the peaks and valleys in your sales cycle. Join us for this 2-hour workshop and discover proven strategies that will keep your pipeline consistently flowing. Register today and receive a one-time FREE guest pass!

When: Jun 18, 2015 11 AM in Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 18 Jun 2015 11 )
Book Club for grade 4 and 5

The kids chose "Treasure Hunters " by James Patterson

Treasure hunting is awesome for Bick, Beck, Tommy and Storm. Now they are searching for a shipwreck full of gold, some long-lost artifacts and world-famous paintings plus their missing parents. Join their adventure by getting a copy of the book from the Children's Room desk.

This is a FUN Book Club for kids in grade 4 and 5! We chat about the book and always do an activity related to the book. We have snacks and fun, and usually play a game! You can get a copy of the book from staff or reserve a copy from Old Colony Library Network.If you don't have time to finish it, come to Book Club anyway. All kids in grades 4 and 5 are welcome. The kids choose the books to read next. We meet one Thursday evening a month, and talk about a different book each month. Held in Children's Room.
Location: Childrens Room



When: May 28, 2015 7 PM to May 28, 2015 8 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 28 May 2015 19 )
Trustee Meeting
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

When: Jun 15, 2015 6 PM to Jun 15, 2015 8 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Mon, 15 Jun 2015 18 )
Nonfiction Book Club

This month's book is: Salt, sugar, fat: How the food giants hooked us, by Michael Moss.
Book club books will be available for pick up at the circulation desk about one month before the discussion date and are due back on the night of the discussion. All readers are always welcome.
Location: Conference Room B



When: Jun 15, 2015 7 PM to Jun 15, 2015 8 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19 )
TAG Summer Service

More information coming soon!
Location: Logan Auditorium, upper level



When: Jul 14, 2015 10 AM to Jul 14, 2015 12 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Tue, 14 Jul 2015 10 )
TAG Summer Service

More information coming soon!
Location: Logan Auditorium, upper level



When: Jul 7, 2015 10 AM to Jul 7, 2015 12 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Tue, 07 Jul 2015 10 )
St. Moritz Condo Association

Annual Meeting.
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: May 28, 2015 7 PM to May 28, 2015 8:45:00 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 28 May 2015 19 )
Estate Planning Essentials

Free workshop with Attorney Rob Romano will cover issues that affect all families, including how to protect your assets. Please call to register.
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Jun 9, 2015 6 PM to Jun 9, 2015 8 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Tue, 09 Jun 2015 18 )
tech team
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

When: Jun 9, 2015 2 PM to Jun 9, 2015 3 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Tue, 09 Jun 2015 14 )
Purple Cow Alphabet and Reading Fun!

Purple Cow Alphabet and Reading Fun is for children age 4 - 7 or their parents. Come meet the Purple Cow and learn fun songs about the letters of the alphabet, their sounds and other early reading skills. Nicole DeBassio makes reading and pre-reading skills fun. Children will enjoy the session, and parents will learn tips and songs to use at home with their 4 - 7 year olds. Bring your camera to have your picture taken with Nicole's Purple Cow.

Presenter Nicole DeBassio is an expert in the Wilson Reading System. She has created songs to make the learning process fun and easy.. No sign-ups needed.
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Jul 21, 2015 6 PM to Jul 21, 2015 6:45:00 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Tue, 21 Jul 2015 18 )
Blue Stone Condo Assoc.
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

When: Jun 23, 2015 5 PM to Jun 23, 2015 7:45:00 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Tue, 23 Jun 2015 17 )
Friends Concert -- Fred Moyer - Pianist

Friends of Thayer Public Library will host Fred Moyer- Pianist. All are welcome.

Sponsored by BCAM
Location: Logan Auditorium, upper level



When: Nov 15, 2015 3 PM to Nov 15, 2015 3 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Sun, 15 Nov 2015 15 )
John Taglieri


When: Sep 10, 2015 9 PM in Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 10 Sep 2015 21 )
Teen Book & Movie Club

Teens readers ages 13-17 can join the library's Book & Movie Club. We meet monthly to discuss our favorite books, movies, and other media in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. We also have snacks and select a movie to watch that has been adapted from a teen book. No registration required, but please note that we often watch movies rated PG-13.
Location: Logan Auditorium, upper level



When: Dec 1, 2015 4 PM to Dec 1, 2015 6 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Tue, 01 Dec 2015 16 )
Adult Charcoal Art Class

Artist Robyn Franczyk returns to teach her popular summer art class! In this one-session workshop just for adults, students will focus on using charcoal to create beautiful works of art. Registration required and begins June 13, 2015.
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Jul 20, 2015 2:15:00 PM to Jul 20, 2015 4 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:15:00 )
Teen Charcoal Art Class

Artist Robyn Franczyk returns to teach her popular summer art class just for teens! This one-session workshop will focus on using charcoal to create beautiful works of art. Students will learn basic techniques and styles. Registration required and limited to teens ages 12-17. Registration begins June 13, 2015.
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Jul 13, 2015 2:15:00 PM to Jul 13, 2015 4 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Mon, 13 Jul 2015 14:15:00 )
Tech Workshops (6/11 & 6/12) w/Michael Tritthart

TechWorkshops

Thursday, June 11th

9 am-12 pm:Facebook Lead Generation

1 pm-4 pm:Become Google Great

Facebook is one of the most powerful lead generation tool, IF, used correctly. Come learn how to do so. Google owns the world, understand how you can make Google work for you!

Friday, June 12th

9 am-12 pm:Video Marketing for Real Estate

1 pm-2 pm:Apps for Real Estate

2 pm-4 pm: I Have the KW Mobile AppNow What?

Video is one of the most powerful ways to improve your business. Learn apps to help you with productivity, organization and client relations. Understand how to truly market your most powerful app of all the KW Mobile app!

The all time records for his classes:63 listings for an agent - 1 hour$8.25 million dollar buyer - 30 minA lead in 20 seconds36 active clients 3 weeks after class$100k earned by a first year using only social media marketing.

What Will YOU Earn & Learn?



When: Jun 11, 2015 9 AM to Jun 11, 2015 4 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 11 Jun 2015 09 )
Farmer's Market

Well be at the Farmers Market Community Table from 9-1pm to kick off Summer Reading 2015. Stop by to hear about our fun summer reading programming and prizes.
Location: Braintree Town Hall



When: Jun 13, 2015 9 AM to Jun 13, 2015 1 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Jun 2015 09 )
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Visit us out in the parking lot and in the garage for our annual Giant Book Sale!
Location: Outside - Garage



When: Jun 13, 2015 9 AM to Jun 13, 2015 1 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Jun 2015 09 )
Girls Scout Leaders Meeting

American Girl Raffle.
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: May 26, 2015 7 PM to May 26, 2015 8:45:00 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Tue, 26 May 2015 19 )
HOLD TEEN PROGRAM
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

When: Jul 15, 2015 12 PM to Jul 15, 2015 5 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12 )
OCLN David Slater
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

When: Oct 22, 2015 9 AM to Oct 22, 2015 4 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 22 Oct 2015 09 )
OCLN David Slater
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

When: Oct 23, 2015 10 AM to Oct 23, 2015 4 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Fri, 23 Oct 2015 10 )
Farmer's Market

September is National Library Card signup month. Stop by the Community Table at the Farmers Market to see why your library card is the smartest card in your wallet.
Location: Braintree Town Hall



When: Sep 12, 2015 9 AM to Sep 12, 2015 1 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Sat, 12 Sep 2015 09 )
John Taglieri


When: Jul 16, 2015 9 PM in Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 16 Jul 2015 21 )
Hold for Teen Event
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

When: Jul 9, 2015 10 AM to Jul 9, 2015 12 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 09 Jul 2015 10 )
Summer Classic Film Series

Join us every Thursday morning in July for some classic movies. This series will run every Thursday morning from July 2 to July 30th.

Doors open at 10am with free coffee and donuts.
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Jul 2, 2015 10 AM to Jul 2, 2015 12 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10 )
Sarah Martin Acoustic Entertainment


When: Jul 11, 2015 9 AM in Braintree, Massachusetts (Sat, 11 Jul 2015 09 )
Strawberry Festival at Braintree Farmers' Market
Ages:2+

The festival features a delicious harvest of strawberries and products made from strawberries, including strawberry shortcake.



When: Jun 20, 2015 9 AM in Braintree, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Sat, 20 Jun 2015 09 )
Cub Scouts Pack 1496 Recognition Ceremony
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

When: Jun 13, 2015 3 PM to Jun 13, 2015 4:45:00 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Jun 2015 15 )
OCLN roundtable
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

When: Jun 3, 2015 10 AM to Jun 3, 2015 12 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Wed, 03 Jun 2015 10 )
Arts Lottery Council

Meeting.
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: May 27, 2015 6 PM to May 27, 2015 7 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Wed, 27 May 2015 18 )
Delta Academy
Location: Logan Auditorium, upper level

When: Jun 6, 2015 10 AM to Jun 6, 2015 1 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Sat, 06 Jun 2015 10 )
This Star Won't Go Out: The Life and Words of Esther Grace Earl
SUMMARY:Lori & Wayne Earl : This Star Won't Go Out: The Life and Words of Esther Grace Earl
Author Event
Teens
Jun 06, 2015 6:00PM

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
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150 Granite St
Braintree
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781-380-3655

When: Jun 6, 2015 6 PM in Braintree, Massachusetts (Sat, 06 Jun 2015 18 )

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