Local Library Schedule

Check out what’s happening at the Winthrop Public Library in February! The programs are always free.

The following are hours of operation through the spring :

Monday 10-6

Tuesday 11-8

Wednesday 10-8

Thursday 11-8

Friday 10-5

Saturday 10-5

For Adults

Tuesday, Feb. 5 and 19, 11:30 a.m. : Tech Drop-In – Afternoon Sessions

Tuesday, Feb. 12 and 26, 5:30 p.m. : Tech Drop-In – Evening Sessions

On Tuesdays, we offer free basic computer help and assistance with library resources. Come by and work with staff on: basic computer skills, ereaders and mobile devices, web searching, email, library resources (Overdrive, Gale Databases, Ancestry.com, and more). A full list of dates can be found here.

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 10:30 a.m. : Mystery Book Club

WPLandM Mystery Book Club continues “A Literary Road Trip.” The next book will be Body Work by Sara Paretsky. View the full 2018-2019 list here.

 Wednesday, Feb. 12, 6:00 p.m. : Knitting Book Club

Bring a craft and come in for a lively talk about the book!

 Friday, Feb. 22, 6:00 p.m. : Origami with Dan

All ages have fun and learn with origami enthusiast and paper artist Dan Dalo.

Wednesday, Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m. : You, Me, and Them Book Club

This book group hopes to facilitate discussion about social values using popular literature. The next book will be “Born a Crime” by Trevor Noah.

For Teens and Tweens

Friday, Feb. 1, 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!

Monday, Feb. 4, 3:30 p.m. : Tween Library Group

Do you want to have a say in what happens at the library? Do you want to help plan fun things to do here? Join us for our Tween Library Group meeting! There will be snacks! Open to Grades 5-8

 Thursday, Feb.  21, 3:15 p.m. : Are You Smarter Than a Librarian?

Test your knowledge against the original search engines: librarians!


Friday, Feb. 1, 8, 15, and 22, 10:30 a.m. : Storytime – Infants and Toddlers

Friday, Feb. 1, 8, 15, and 22, 11:30 a.m. : Storytime – Preschoolers

Storytime is every Friday in the Children’s Room.

Monday, Feb. 4, 11, and 25, 11:45 a.m.: Toddler Craft Time

Toddlers can join us every Monday for a craft project.

Tuesday, Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 and 29, 3:00 p.m. : Kids Create Club

A hands-on activity time for children on Tuesdays after-school. Open to grades 3-6.

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 13, 20, and 27, 10:30 a.m.: Little Wiggles

Clap your hands, stomp your feet and wiggle with the beat! This is a high-energy music and movement program where your children will be wiggling and giggling throughout. Ages 2-5 years.

Wednesday, Feb. 6 and 20, 3 p.m.: Lego Club

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

 Wednesday, Feb. 13 and 27, 3 p.m.: Pokémon Club

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

Library Announcements

Next Trustees Board Meeting:

Thursday, Feb. 7, 5:30 p.m.

(Open to the Public)

 The library will be CLOSED Monday, Feb. 18 for Presidents Day.

Sign up for WOWbrary and receive an email showing the newest items every Wednesday. You can also view this week’s newest items here.

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

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