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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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Sensory Friendly Screening
Ages:5+

The AMC Sensory Friendly Film Series provides a special opportunity for families to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment. The auditoriums dedicated to the program have their lights up, the sound turned down and audience members are invited to get up and dance, walk, shout or sing!

May 31: Maleficent (PG)
June 21: How to Train Your Dragon 2 (PG)
July 26: Planes: Fire and Rescue (PG)
September 27: Dolphin Tale 2 (PG)
October 25: Book of Life (NR)
November 29: Home
December 13: Paddington



When: Oct 21, 2014 10 AM in Braintree, Massachusetts
Cost: varies (Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10 )
Sensory Friendly Screening
Ages:5+

The AMC Sensory Friendly Film Series provides a special opportunity for families to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment. The auditoriums dedicated to the program have their lights up, the sound turned down and audience members are invited to get up and dance, walk, shout or sing!

May 31: Maleficent (PG)
June 21: How to Train Your Dragon 2 (PG)
July 26: Planes: Fire and Rescue (PG)
September 27: Dolphin Tale 2 (PG)
October 25: Book of Life (NR)
November 29: Home
December 13: Paddington



When: Oct 21, 2014 10 AM in Braintree, Massachusetts
Cost: varies (Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10 )
Dept of Early Childhood & Care Training
Friday February 6, 2015
9:05 AM until 1:00 PM

When: Feb 6, 2015 9:05:00 AM to Feb 6, 2015 1 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Fri, 06 Feb 2015 09:05:00 )
Book Club for Grades 6 & 7

The library is starting a book club just for teens and tweens in Grades 6 & 7. The book selection for this meeting will be picked out at our November meeting.


Location: Logan Auditorium, upper level



When: Dec 17, 2014 4 PM to Dec 17, 2014 5 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16 )
Monday Night Paper Craft Series
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

When: Nov 3, 2014 7 PM to Nov 3, 2014 8 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Mon, 03 Nov 2014 19 )
The South Shore Plaza is Hosting a Spooky Boo Bash!
Join The South Shore Plaza as they celebrate the Halloween season with their annual Boo Bash! This family-fun features Halloween-themed activities including face painting, arts & crafts, and goody bag giveaways!

When: Oct 25, 2014 12 PM to Oct 25, 2014 3 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12 )
Book Club for Grades 6 & 7

New! The library is starting a book club just for teens and tweens in Grades 6 & 7. The book selection for this meeting will be picked out at our first meeting on Wednesday, October 22 at 4:00pm.

If you're looking for a more informal book club, Bookkeepers, our teen books club for ages 12-17, is always welcoming new members! Please check the online calendar for meeting dates. Rather than read the same book each month, in this group we play games and discuss whatever we're reading/watching/listening to at the moment.
Location: Logan Auditorium, upper level



When: Nov 19, 2014 4 PM to Nov 19, 2014 5 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16 )
Teen Librarian Roundtable
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

When: Dec 9, 2014 10 AM to Dec 9, 2014 12 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Tue, 09 Dec 2014 10 )
hold event
Thursday November 20, 2014
7:00 PM until 8:00 PM

When: Nov 20, 2014 7 PM to Nov 20, 2014 8 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19 )
Hold for holiday Program
Wednesday December 3, 2014
7:00 PM until 7:00 PM

When: Dec 3, 2014 7 PM to Dec 3, 2014 7 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Wed, 03 Dec 2014 19 )
Viola and Friends Recital

EKS Music School presents Faculty Concert Series. Free admission and open to public.
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Nov 22, 2014 2 PM to Nov 22, 2014 3 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14 )
Library Meeting
Thursday January 9, 2014
2:15 PM until 4:00 PM

When: Nov 13, 2014 2:15:00 PM to Nov 13, 2014 4 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 13 Nov 2014 14:15:00 )
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: Nov 12, 2014 12 PM to Nov 12, 2014 1 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12 )
Closing Clinic (Braintree)

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When: Oct 23, 2014 11 AM to Oct 23, 2014 1 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11 )
Estate Planning Essentials

Attorney Rob Romano will disucuss estate planning issues that effect all families including wills, trusts, probate, and protecting your assets from a nursing home.

Free class. Please call to register.


Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Oct 30, 2014 6 PM to Oct 30, 2014 8 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18 )
Friends of Thayer Public Library Concert Series

Friends of Thayer Public Library concert series will host Moby Dick & the Wailers
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Nov 23, 2014 3 PM to Nov 23, 2014 4 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15 )
Department of Early Education and Care
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

When: Feb 4, 2015 9 AM to Feb 4, 2015 12 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Wed, 04 Feb 2015 09 )
Department of Early Education and Care
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

When: Feb 5, 2015 9 AM to Feb 5, 2015 12 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 05 Feb 2015 09 )
EKS Music School Holiday Concert

EKS Music School presents a holiday concert. Free admission and open to public.
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Dec 13, 2014 2 PM to Dec 13, 2014 3 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Dec 2014 14 )
EKS Music School Holiday Piano Concert

EKS Music School presents a holiday piano concert. Free admission and open to public.
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Dec 20, 2014 2 PM to Dec 20, 2014 3 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14 )
South Shore Men of Harmony

Thayer Public Library presents

South Shore Men of Harmony: Men's A Cappella Barbershop Singing Chorus

Join us for a fun filled evening of Barbershop music

The event is free and open to the public.
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Dec 3, 2014 7 PM to Dec 3, 2014 8 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Wed, 03 Dec 2014 19 )
for Braintree staff

Lecture for Town of Braintree's Public Nurses, run by the nurse at Public Health Dept.
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Nov 20, 2014 2 PM to Nov 20, 2014 4 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14 )
Teen Event
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

When: Feb 14, 2015 2 PM to Feb 14, 2015 4 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Sat, 14 Feb 2015 14 )
John Taglieri


When: Nov 20, 2014 9 PM in Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21 )
Open Scrabble Play

Like to play?
Join us every Thursday night for open Scrabble play. Come alone or bring a friend. All players are welcome! We provide the boards.
Play starts promptly at 6:30PM September through mid-June and at 6:00PM mid-June through Labor Day.
Location: Lower Level



When: Oct 23, 2014 6 PM to Oct 23, 2014 9 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18 )
Trustees Meeting
Monday February 10, 2014
7:00 PM until 9:00 PM

When: Nov 17, 2014 7 PM to Nov 17, 2014 9 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19 )
Library Open House-Meet & Greet

Learn about your library, meet library staff, and Trustees. Light refreshments will be served.

Celebrating 15 years in our current building!

140 Years of Community Connections ~ 15 Years through these Doors

Held at the library cafe'


Location: Lower Level



When: Nov 1, 2014 10 AM to Nov 1, 2014 11 AMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Sat, 01 Nov 2014 10 )
Friday Morning Storytime
Friday Morning Storytime
Storytime
Children's
Jan 03, 2014 10:30 AM

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Braintree
Braintree
150 Granite St
Braintree
MA
02184
781-380-3655

When: Oct 24, 2014 10 AM in Braintree, Massachusetts (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10 )
Tuesday Morning Storytime
Tuesday Morning Storytime
Storytime
Children's
May 27, 2014 10:30 AM

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Braintree
Braintree
150 Granite St
Braintree
MA
02184
781-380-3655

When: Oct 28, 2014 10 AM in Braintree, Massachusetts (Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Nov 3, 2014 1 PM in Braintree, Massachusetts (Mon, 03 Nov 2014 13 )
Bookkeepers Teen Book Club

DATE CHANGED TO DECEMBER 18th at 5:00pm in the YA Room.

Don't miss this special end of the year meeting! We'll be voting on the BEST teen books of 2012, trying out some book trivia, and enjoying ice cream sundaes. The group will also pick our very first book selection for 2013. New members welcome!
Location: YA Room



When: Oct 21, 2014 5 PM to Oct 21, 2014 6 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17 )
Brown Bag Book Club Book Discussion and Movie

Feel free to bring your lunch and join us for a movie viewing and book discussion - Lord of the Flies by William Golding.
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: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Jan 14, 2015 12 PM to Jan 14, 2015 2 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Wed, 14 Jan 2015 12 )
Story-time for ages 2 and 3

The Fall Story-times series has started! 10:00 am and 11:00 am sessions will be held for Children age 2 & 3 with their family or caregivers. Children can listen to stories, sing songs, make a simple craft, start a good foundation for literacy skills and have fun! No sign-ups. Come meet other children and families, while improving early learning skills. The Fall Story-time series will not be held the Mon. before Thanksgiving week (Nov. 17) and Mon. of Thanksgiving week (Nov. 24).After the Thanksgiving 2 week mini-break, they will continue until Dec. 8.




Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Oct 27, 2014 10 AM to Oct 27, 2014 10:45:00 AMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10 )
Homebuyers Workshop
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

When: Nov 19, 2014 7 PM to Nov 19, 2014 8 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19 )
BNYL Softball Parents Night
Location: Logan Auditorium, upper level

When: Nov 3, 2014 6 PM to Nov 3, 2014 8 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Mon, 03 Nov 2014 18 )
Braintree Business Networking Event for December 2014

Join us onThursday morning,December 11,for ourBUSINESS NETWORKING EVENTthat will make you new connections, grow your business, andlearn ofnew ideas and technologies on how to effectively network inBraintree, Massachusetts. Our events generate hundreds of business opportunities and there is no cost to attend!

Register earlybefore the eventcloses out and feel free to bring a guest!

DATE:December 11,2014
TIME:9:00 AM to10:30 AM
COST: None
LOCATION:
Sandler Affiliate - Greg Nanigian and Associates
400 Washington Street, Suite 302
Braintree, MA 02184

The meeting starts PROMPTLY at9:00 AM.

Registration is required



When: Dec 11, 2014 9 AM to Dec 11, 2014 10 AMin Braintree, Massachusetts
Cost: 0.00 true Braintree Business Networking Event 0.00

(Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09 )
Make a Holiday Card

Register to make a holiday card with returning artist Robyn Franczyk. Participants will make one card than can then be used as a template to send out holiday cards. All supplies will be provided but registration is required.

Registration opens on November 1. You may register here or call teh reference desk at 781-848-0405, x4417.
Location: Logan Auditorium, upper level



When: Nov 18, 2014 6 PM to Nov 18, 2014 7 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18 )
My Friend, My World Gala for FriendshipWorks
Award winning singer and songwriter Judy Collins will headline the My Friend, My World Gala on November 18, 2014 to benefit Boston-based FriendshipWorks. The non-profit is celebrating 30 years of matching elders with volunteers of all ages and providing services that create a lifeline for thousands. FriendshipWorks provides a host of services from in-home visits to escorting elders to medical appointments, to bringing elders and pets together. The My Friend, My World Gala is co-chaired by Andrea Cohen, co-founder and CEO of HouseWorks and Wendy Nowokunski, co-founder and President of The Northbridge Companies and will honor The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and lifelong elder advocate Enid Shapiro.

When: Nov 18, 2014 6 PM to Nov 18, 2014 10 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18 )
OCLN
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

When: Oct 30, 2014 10 AM to Oct 30, 2014 12 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10 )
How to Negotiate with Different Personality Styles (Braintree)

Discoverthe powerful DISC psychological model and how to apply it in negotiating and sales.

Learn about:

- The four basic behavioral styles

-How they differ

-How to spot them quickly in your prospects and customers

-How to adapt to them to be most effective
whether you are cold calling, selling or servicing.

Register today for your one-time FREE guest pass!

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When: Oct 30, 2014 9 AM to Oct 30, 2014 11 AMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09 )
Girls Scouts Leaders, Co-leaders Meeting
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

When: Nov 13, 2014 7 PM to Nov 13, 2014 8 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19 )
DAVID S. POLANSKY Holiday concert or Children and Families

Thayer Public Library presents David Polansky

Mr. Polansky's "music is frequently humorous, sometimes serious, and always clever and engaging. Loved by everyone from preschoolers to grandparents, his songs have been compared to those of Stephen Sondheim and Tom Lehrer and have won numerous awards including the coveted Artists' Foundation Fellowship, Music City Song Festival, Sheet Music Magazine Grand Prize, and others".


Location: Logan Auditorium, upper level



When: Dec 6, 2014 2 PM to Dec 6, 2014 3 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Sat, 06 Dec 2014 14 )
Alliance for Respitory Care
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

When: Dec 9, 2014 3 PM to Dec 9, 2014 5 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Tue, 09 Dec 2014 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.


Location: YA Room



When: Oct 21, 2014 7 PM to Oct 21, 2014 8 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19 )
SEPAC: MASSACHUSETTS AFFORDABLE CARE

Presented by Massachusetts Family Voices. This workshop will explore how to apply for and access Childrens Behavioral Health Initiative services, a comprehensive, community-based system of care to ensure that families and their children with significant behavioral, emotional and mental health needs obtain the services necessary for success in home, school and community
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Mar 18, 2015 6 PM to Mar 18, 2015 8 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Wed, 18 Mar 2015 18 )
SEPAC: EFFECTIVE ADVOCACY IN YOUR CHILDS SCHOOL & COMMUNITY

Children and young adults with special needs and disabilities need parents and guardians who are effective advocates. The inclusion of your child in school and the community is his/her right under IDEA, ADA and MA Special Education Laws. This workshop will provide an overview of how parents/guardians can obtain the skills for effective advocacy. Disability rights to access go well beyond the IEP and the school system and they can be used to allow inclusion in the community, from town programs to private organizations.
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Feb 23, 2015 6 PM to Feb 23, 2015 8 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Mon, 23 Feb 2015 18 )
Book Babies

Fall Story-time series for the littlest "Book Babies" will start today. 9:15 Book Babies is for the youngest ones - infants 3 months through toddlers 24 months with their family or care-givers. They'll hear short books,listen to simple songs, start a good foundation for literacy skills and have fun! Each session is about 20 minutes. Come meet other little ones and adults who live in the area, while improving the child's early learning skills. The Fall Story-time series will not be held the Mon. before Thanksgiving week(Nov. 17) and Mon. of Thanksgiving week(Nov. 24).After the Thanksgiving 2 week mini-break, they will continue until Dec. 8.



Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Oct 27, 2014 9:15:00 AM to Oct 27, 2014 9:35:00 AMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:15:00 )
SEPAC: HOME & COMMUNITY SUPPORTS

Supporting children with special needs at home and in the community can be extremely challenging for families. Unlike the school environment, everyday life doesnt necessarily include structure, predictability and a knowledgeable/supportive community. Katy Shamitz, Founder & Director of Skills for Living, will be leading this workshop to provide useful strategies and resources for parents/guardians on ways to support their special needs child at home and in the community. Topics include successful strategies for activities of daily living, including building routines in the home, using visual supports and social stories, strategies for success in community outings, including teaching play/social skills and safety awareness.
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Apr 16, 2015 6 PM to Apr 16, 2015 8 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18 )
Teen Event
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level

When: Jan 31, 2015 2 PM to Jan 31, 2015 4 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14 )
Story-time for ages 3-5

The Fall Story-times series for ages 3-5 continues! People can choose Wednesdays at 10:00 or 1:00. Story-times for ages 3-5 have longer books, and a more detailed craft. Come meet other local families, while improving childrens early learning skills.Wed. Story-times will not be held the Wed. before Thanksgiving (Nov. 19) and week of Thanksgiving (Nov. 26). It will continue after Thanksgiving until Dec. 10.



Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Oct 22, 2014 10 AM to Oct 22, 2014 11 AMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10 )

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