Upcoming Programs for Adults

 

June Cookbook Club

Wednesday, June 29th at 6:30 pm

Discover delicious new recipes this month at the Conant Public Library's Cookbook Club! Looking to do less in the kitchen as the weather warms up? Bare Minimum Dinners by Jenna Helwig offers fast, simple recipes! Is baking more your style? Cheryl Day’s Treasury of Southern Baking has you covered! Choose a recipe from one of these books, bring it to the library, and sample many dishes while enjoying great conversations! Cookbooks are available at the library for checkout; please let us know which recipe you have chosen so we can avoid duplicates.

Registration is required; click here to register or call 978-422-6409.


June Parents' Night Out Book Club

Wednesday, June 29th at 6:30 pm

We will discuss Four Seasons in Rome, a memoir of twins and travel by acclaimed author Anthony Doerr. Come to the library without the kids and enjoy some great conversation! Weather permitting, we will meet on the library lawn - bring a lawn chair! Otherwise we will meet on the library’s lower level.

No registration required.


Virtual Program - Local Author Panel: Writing for the LGBTQ+ Community

Thursday, June 30th at 7:00 pm on Zoom

We are ending Pride Month with a bang! Local authors are the backbone of the writing community and those writing within and for the LGBTQ+ community are especially important. Join us for a conversation with Bren Bataclan, Anna Burke, Federico Erebia, Jane C. Esther, and Sarah Jean Horwitz as they discuss their books, their writing, and the impact they have on readers of all ages!

This program is in collaboration with a multitude of MA libraries: Lincoln, Needham, Medway, Peabody, Danvers, Somerville, Dedham, Winchester, Sterling, Beverly, Canton, Weston, Belmont, Wayland, and Newton.

Registration is required; click here to register or call 978-422-6409. 


July Classics Book Club

Tuesday, July 12th at 6:30 pm

Join the Conant Public Library’s Classics Book Club at our next meeting. We will be discussing Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf. Copies of the book will be available at the library.

No registration required.


July Parents’ Night Out Book Club

Wednesday, July 27th at 6:30 pm

We will discuss The School for Good Mothers by Jessamine Chan. Come to the library without the kids and enjoy some great conversation! Weather permitting, we will meet on the library lawn - bring a lawn chair! Otherwise we will meet on the library’s lower level.

No registration required. 


July Cookbook Club

Wednesday, July 27th at 6:30 pm

Discover delicious new recipes this month at the Conant Public Library's Cookbook Club! Choose one of the over 200 recipes from Milk Street: The New Rules by Christopher Kimball, or choose a mouthwatering baked good from Bake from Scratch by Brian Hart Hoffman. Prepare a recipe from one of these books, bring your dish to the library, and sample many delicious recipes while enjoying great conversations! Cookbooks are available at the library for checkout; please let us know which recipe you have chosen so we can avoid duplicates.

Registration is required; click here to register or call 978-422-6409.   


Secrets of the Quabbin Watershed

Thursday, July 28th at 6:30 pm

Photographer Dale Monette has spent thousands of hours on the 82,000 acre Quabbin Reservoir Watershed in central MA photographing wildlife.  Here are his stories and photographs of the animals of Quabbin as they go about their daily routines on the Quabbin Watershed. See what Monette and his camera saw, from eagles and loons to otters, bears and more, along with scenic views of the 18-mile-long Reservoir.  Monette is an expert in the nature and history of the Quabbin; he worked 25 years as an educator and a naturalist at the Quabbin Reservoir.

Registration is required; click here to register or call 978-422-6409.


August Books-to-Movies Discussion Group

Thursday, August 18th at 6:30 pm

Let’s take a trip (perhaps a train ride?) into the world of Agatha Christie! Join us to discuss the classic murder mystery novel, Murder on the Orient Express, as well as the 2017 movie adaptation featuring Kenneth Branagh, Penelope Cruz, and Willem Dafoe. Copies of both formats will be available at the front desk.

No registration required.