October 23–28, 2023
Parlin Adult and Teens
Yarn Club: Parlin Fireplace Room, Tuesday, October 24, at 7 p.m. Come chit-chat and stitch! Bring your crocheting, knitting or any other yarn craft and sit and socialize with other members of the crafting community. Recommended for ages 14-109!
Chess Club: Parlin Fireplace Room, Wednesday, October 25, from 3-5 p.m. Play, learn and practice chess at our club meetings every other Wednesday. All ages and skill levels are welcome – no registration required. Call 617-394-2300 with any questions.
Armchair Travel to China: Parlin Meeting Room, Thursday, October 26, at 7:00 p.m. Can’t get away? Travel with us as the Falun Dafa Association of New England presents a cultural history of China.
Pumpkin Painting Palooza: Parlin Meeting Room, Saturday, October 28, at 12:00 p.m. All ages are welcome to join us in your spooky paint-friendly clothes and enjoy a monster-mashup of music while you create your very own pumpkin masterpiece. Registrations are required for all participants. This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Everett Public Libraries.
Lego Club: Parlin Children’s Room, Monday, October 23, from 3-5 p.m. Come to the Children’s Room after school on Mondays for some free building Lego fun. Open to all ages; children under six years old must be accompanied by an adult; no registration required.
Storytime with Vera: Parlin Children’s Room, Tuesday, October 24, at 12 p.m.; in English or Portuguese by request. Visit the Parlin Library Children’s Room to attend! Suggested ages: two to six.
Crafts for Kids: Parlin Children’s Room, Tuesday, October 24, at 3 p.m. Join us this month for fall-themed crafts! All kids ages three and up are welcome. Please come and join the fun! Registration is required; sign up online or at the Parlin Children’s desk.
A Forensics Mystery at the Library: Parlin Meeting Room, Tuesday, October 24, at 3:30 p.m. Crime Scene Investigators (CSIs) wanted! As we near Halloween, come join real scientists as we learn about blood! We’ll learn about the role of blood in forensics and will use science to solve a mystery based on “blood” evidence. Young scientists in grades 5-8 will see how crimes can be solved using blood typing and act like forensics experts. Participants will take home an exciting science gift related to the program! Registration is required, and space is limited, so sign up today! This program is funded by the Everett Cultural Council.
Storytime and Singalong with Karen: Parlin Children’s Room, Wednesday, October 25, at 11 a.m. Join us for a fun-filled morning of singing and storytelling with Karen! Suggested ages: newborn to six.
Friday Family Movie Night! Parlin Meeting Room, Friday, October 27, at 3 p.m. Break out the popcorn! Come and watch “Coco” with your friends and family.
Origami Club: Parlin Fireplace Room, Saturday, October 28, at 12 p.m. Come and practice the ancient art of paper folding. All ages and skill levels are welcome!
Shute Adult and Teens
Resume Writing: Shute Adult Department. Do you need help sprucing up an old resume or creating a new one? Sign up for a 30-minute session at both the Parlin and Shute Libraries. By appointment only; please call 617-394-2302 for the Parlin Library and 617-394-2308 for the Shute Library to register for an appointment.
Computer Basics 101: Shute Adult Department. Not familiar with the computer? Learn the basics: how to start up and shut down a computer, perform mouse and keyboard functions, use applications, learn Microsoft Word, navigate the Internet, set up an email account, and more! By appointment only; please call 617-394-2302 for the Parlin Library and 617-394-2308 for the Shute Library to register.
Pumpkin Paint Night: Shute Meeting Room, Tuesday, October 24, at 7 p.m. Join the Shute Library for a Pumpkin Paint Night! This event will be instructed step-by-step with a monster mash-up of music. Dress in your spooky paint-friendly clothes; bring home your pumpkin masterpiece that will be ready to adorn your house for the holiday! This event is for ages 14-109; registrations are required. This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Everett Public Libraries.