News Briefs

Notice of Public Meeting On Traffic Safety

 In accordance with GL c.40A, s.11 notice is hereby given that the Winthrop Traffic Safety Advisory Committee will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 8 a.m. at Town Hall in the Joseph Harvey Hearing Room, One Metcalf Square, Winthrop, to consider changing traffic patterns in the vicinity of the Winthrop Middle/High School during school pick up and drop off times.

Annual Turkey Shoot

Winthrop Mixed Lodge #2057 Order Sons and Daughters of Italy will hold their “Seventh Annual Turkey Shoot” as a fundraiser for their Scholarship Fund.

The “Shoot” will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 13th, 6:30 p.m., at Winthrop Lodge of Elks, 2nd floor.  Entrance fee is $5.00.

Join all for a night of fun, dessert/coffee, and winning gift cards, pies, and raffles including lottery ticket free.  

Any questions, call Agnes Nobile, 781-910-8632 or Laura Lopez, 617-455-8471.

Happenings at the Library

The Winthrop Public Library list of events for November are as follows.

The Library is opened during the following hours: 

Monday 10-6

Tuesday 11-8

Wednesday 10-8

Thursday 11-8

Friday 10-5

Saturday 10-5


Tuesday, Nov. 5, and 19, 5:30 p.m. : Tech Drop-In – Evening Sessions


Tuesday, Nov. 12 and 26, 11:30 a.m. : Tech Drop-In – Afternoon 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,, and more). A full list of dates can be found here.

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

WPL&M Mystery Book Club returns for its 19th year with the theme: “No Substitute for Experience.” The next book will be Bones Never Lie by Kathy Reichs. View the full 2019-2020 list here.

Saturday, Nov. 9, 16, 23, 30, 2:00 p.m.: Tango in the Stacks

Four lessons in tango! Limited to the first 12 participants. Registration is required.

Teens and Tweens

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 3:30 p.m. : Fandom Club

Meet with other teens to discuss your favorite animes, games, books, movies, comics, characters and much more! For grades 6-12.


Friday, Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 10:30 a.m. : Storytime – Infants & Toddlers


Friday, Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 11:30 a.m. : Storytime – Preschoolers

Storytime is every Friday in the Children’s Room.

Monday, Nov. 4, 11, 18, and 25, 10:30 a.m.: Toddler Craft Time

Toddlers can join us every Monday for a craft project.

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

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

 Wednesday, Nov. 6, 13, 23, and 30, 10:30 a.m.: Little Wiggles

Clap your hands, stomp your feet & 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.

Library Announcements

Next Trustees Board Meeting:

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 5:30 p.m.

(Open to the Public)

We will be closed on Monday, Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day, a day of celebration to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.

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

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