May 15–20, 2023
Parlin Adult and Teens
Chess Club: Parlin Fireplace Room; Wednesday, May 17, from 3-5 p.m.; play, learn and practice chess at our club meetings every other Wednesday. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Call 617-394-2300 with any questions. No registration required.
Thursday Night Movies: Parlin Meeting Room; Thursday, May 18 at 6:30 p.m.; let’s get this patty started! Join us for a showing of “The Bob’s Burgers Movie” (PG-13).
Lego Club: Parlin Children’s Room; Monday, May 15, 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.
Crafts for Kids: Parlin Children’s Room; Tuesday, May 16 at 3 p.m. Let’s make a sports animal magnet! 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.
Pixel Perfect: Parlin Meeting Room; Thursday, May 19, 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 19, at 3 p.m. Break out the popcorn! Come and watch “The Little Mermaid” with your friends and family.
Youth Robotics & Coding Workshop: Parlin Meeting Room; Saturday, May 20, from 11:30-12:45 p.m.; we’ll be making robotic kits from Legos: LEGO Education WeDo Software and Activity Pack. Children will build robots with Legos and get an excellent introduction to computer coding to make the robots move and make sounds. Appropriate for children ages seven to 10. Registration is required for a session; patrons may register online. This program is funded by the Everett Cultural Council.
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.
Yarn Club: Shute Meeting Room; Tuesday, May 16, at 3 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!