May 8-13, 2023
Parlin Adult and Teens
Yarn Club: Parlin Fireplace Room; Tuesday, May 9, at 7 p.m.; come chitchat 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!
Connolly Center Book Group: Connolly Center Meeting Room; Thursday, May 11, at 12 p.m.; Jennifer Weiner’s “Mrs. Everything” explores the lives of two sisters struggling to be true to themselves in a rapidly changing world. See Kathleen for copies on her twice monthly visits, or call the Parlin (617-394-2300) or Shute (617-394-2308) Library.
Plant Pot Painting Party: Parlin Meeting Room; Thursday, May 11, at 7 p.m.; get your creative juices flowing and decorate your very own plant pot with your unique style. We’ll provide all the necessary materials, so all you need to bring is your imagination and a willingness to get your hands a little dirty. No painting experience is necessary; just have fun and let your creativity sprout! Pots are limited, so register on our website (everettpubliclibraries.org) or by phone by calling 617-394-2300. Recommended for ages 10+.
Origami Club: Parlin Fireplace Room; Saturday, May 13, at 12 p.m.; come and practice the ancient art of paper folding. All ages and skill levels are welcome!
Lego Club: Parlin Children’s Room; Monday, May 8, from 3-5 p.m.; attention all Lego lovers: Lego Club is back at the Parlin Memorial Library! 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, May 9, at 12 p.m.; in English or Portuguese by request. Visit the Parlin Library Children’s Room to attend! Suggested ages: two to six.
Storytime and Singalong with Karen: Parlin Children’s Room; Wednesday, May 10, at 11 a.m.; join us for a fun-filled morning of singing and storytelling with Karen! Suggested ages: zero to six.
Drama Class: Parlin Children’s Room; Wednesday, May 10, at 3 p.m. Do you have a drama queen or king at home? Drama Class in the Parlin Children’s Department is the perfect opportunity for your child to put those acting skills to use with our drama coach! Suggested ages: six to 14.
Pixel Perfect: Parlin Meeting Room; Thursday, May 11, at 3:30 p.m.; Pixel Perfect is an interactive educational video game exhibit that will give visitors a hands-on experience with gaming history. From Pac-Man to Sonic the Hedgehog, many iconic retro gaming classics are readily available to play at the Parlin Library. While playing them, you’ll learn a bit about their history, too! Presented by Arcade Awesome. Recommended for ages 10+; younger patrons will need parental supervision.
Friday Family Movie Night! Parlin Meeting Room; Friday, May 12, at 3 p.m.; break out the popcorn! Come and watch “The Sandlot” with your friends and family.
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.