May 22 – 27, 2023
Parlin Adult and Teens
Parlin Book Group: Parlin Meeting Room and Zoom; Monday, May 22, at 6:00 p.m.; 18+. In Elizabeth Strout’s “My Name is Lucy Barton,” a simple hospital visit becomes a portal to the tender relationship between mother and daughter in the extraordinary novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Olive Kitteridge.” Call Kathleen at 617-394-2300 or send an email to email@example.com, for the Zoom link, or join us in person!
Yarn Club: Parlin Fireplace Room; Tuesday, May 23, 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!
Origami Club: Parlin Fireplace Room; Saturday, May 27, 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 22, 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.
Drama Class: Parlin Children’s Room; Wednesday, May 24, 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 25, 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 26, at 3 p.m. Break out the popcorn! Come and watch “Puss in Boots” 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.
Personalized Jewelry Making: Shute Meeting Room; Tuesday, May 23, at 7 p.m. Join us for a relaxing evening of jewelry making. With plenty of beading options, all we require is that you bring your creativity! Design your own personalized piece of jewelry, wear it and show it off just in time for the spring. This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Everett Public Libraries. Recommended for ages 14-109! Available spots are limited; please register by going on our website: everettpubliclibraries.org.