Check Out What’s Happening at the Winthrop Public Library in March! Our Programs Are Always Free.

Friday, March 2, 2018
By Transcript Staff

As a reminder, Library hours until June 2018 are:

Monday 10-6

Tuesday 11-8

Wednesday 10-8

Thursday 11-8

Friday 10-5

Saturday 10-5



Tuesday, March 6, 13, 20, 27, 6 p.m. : ESL for Russian Speakers

Beginning ESL and Conversations with Alyona Rossi. No registration required.

Wednesday, March 7, 10 a.m. : Mystery Book Club

WPL&M Mystery Book Club continues its Medical Mysteries theme with Intuition by Allegra Goodman.  View the full 2017-2018 list here.

Thursday, March 8, 6:30 p.m.: AUTHOR TALK – Clea Simon

Simon will discuss her work which includes her latest, World Enough, and several mystery series.

Wednesday, March 14, all day : National Pi Day

We’re looking for people who bake to submit pies for our Pi Day Pie Contest. Other activities to be announced.

Thursday, March 15, 22, 29, 11:30 a.m. : Portrait Drawing

Learn the basics of portrait drawing in a popular class by Gerard Leary.

Thursday, March 15, 22, 29, 1:30 p.m. : Creative Writing

If you can tell a story, write a letter or compose an email, you’re already an accomplished writer. This course will encourage you to ignite your fertile imagination, create characters and formulate a story line. No worries about spelling, punctuation or grammar. Gerard is your editor! No registration required, only that you promise to write 30 minutes a day, 4 days a week. Oh, and, practice writing your signature. You’ll need it at your first book signing.

Saturday, March 17, 1:00 and 2:00 p.m. : Ballroom Dance Lessons

Learn the rumba and the foxtrot. Participation limited to the first 10 people and registration is required.  Register by phone, email, or in person.

Wednesday, March 21, 6:30 p.m. : You, Me and Them Book Discussion

This book group hopes to facilitate discussion about social values using popular literature. Their next book is Towelhead by Alicia Erian.

Wednesday, March 28, 6 p.m. : Boston Women’s Heritage Trail

Hear about the new East Boston Trail that was the result of research done in Winthrop with Winthrop residents



Monday, March 5, 3:15 p.m.: Teen Library Council Meeting

Join us for our monthly meeting to discuss teen issues at the library and plan programs for teens!

Tuesday, March 20, 3:30: Teen Trivia Afternoon

Test your useless knowledge against your friends’ for a chance at eternal glory!

Monday, March 26, 3:15 p.m.: Crafternoon

An afternoon crafting session for teens! Bring your own craft or come do a specific craft the library has planned.



Thursdays, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 3:00 p.m. : Kids Craft Time

A new craft time for children on Thursdays after-school. Open to grades 3-5.

Friday, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 10:30 a.m. : Storytime – Infants & Toddlers and

Friday, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 11:30 a.m. : Storytime – Preschoolers

Storytime is every Friday in the Children’s Room.

Mondays, March 5, 12, 19, 26, 10:30 a.m.: Toddler Craft Time

Toddlers can join us every Monday for a craft project.

Wednesday, March 7 & 21, 3 p.m.: Lego Club

Lego Club is on the first and third Wednesday of every month in the Hazlett Room.

Wednesday, March 14 and 28, 3 p.m.: Pokémon Club

Pokémon Club meets the second and fourth Wednesday in the Hazlett Room. Trading is optional.


Library Announcements

The Children’s Room is undergoing renovations. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates. Programs will continue as scheduled.


Next Trustees Board Meeting:

Tuesday, March 6, 5:30 p.m.

(Open to the Public)

You can always find more information about our programs on our calendar, on Facebook, or by calling 617-846-1703.

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