For information on these and other events, visit https://woburnpubliclibrary.org or call 781-933-0148.
Tech workshop: 7-8:30 p.m. Jan. 30. Rescheduled due to snow. Note the new location. Did you finish unboxing your new technology? Good! Now get thee to this online security program where you’ll learn how to lock down your personal information in our increasingly online world. This workshop is a must for anybody with technology that connects to the internet. Learn more about strong passwords, removing your info from data brokers, what to do if you lose your phone, better WiFi security, and how to spot phishing scams a mile away. Located in the staff room at 36 Cummings Park.
Superintendent Crowley office hours: 3-4 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 31 and Feb. 7, 14, 21 and 28. Dr. Matthew Crowley, Woburn Public Schools superintendent, will hold open office hours at the library’s back table. The public is welcome to stop by during this time to have a conversation, ask questions, etc. Located at the back table at 36 Cummings Park.
Device Advice: 10-11 a.m. Thursdays, Feb. 1, 8, 15 and 22. Having trouble accessing library resources via your device? Stop by for this drop-in session, and a staff member will be happy to assist you (staff assist folks all the time, but this is your formal invitation).
Closures: The library will be closed 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, for staff training, and will be open 2-5:30 p.m. The library will also be closed for Presidents’ Day, Monday, Feb. 19.
Novel Writing Workshop: 6:30 p.m. Jan. 31. If you’re looking for a workshop environment to make your make your novel better, this is your opportunity. Typically meets the last Wednesday of the month. Email Morgan for details: email@example.com. Located in the staff room at 36 Cummings Park.
Daytime Novel Ideas: 2 p.m. Feb. 13. Join Library Director Andrea Bunker for a lively discussion of “My Name is Lucy Barton,” by Elizabeth Strout. Light refreshments will be served. No registration required. New members are always welcome. Located in the staff room at 36 Cummings Park.
Nighttime Novel Ideas: 7 p.m. Feb. 21. Join Library Director Andrea Bunker for a lively discussion of “The Loved Ones,” by Sonya Chung. Light refreshments will be served. No registration required. New members are always welcome. Located in the staff room at 36 Cummings Park.
Kids and Seniors Club: 3:15 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 30 and Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27. This club, for elementary students and senior citizens, meets each week at the Senior Center (144 School St.) for assorted, fun activities. Build your STEAM skills, practice reading, make art, and collaborate across the generations. This is a drop-in program; no registration required. If Woburn Public Schools close due to weather, the Senior Center also closes and library programs are cancelled.
Story Time at the Senior Center: Thursdays, Feb. 1, 8, 15 and 22. Join the Children’s Librarian for stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts at the Woburn Senior Center at 144 School St. This is a drop-in program; no registration required. Ages 5 and under. Seniors are also welcome to drop in and take part. Interested in being a guest reader? Contact Dorrie by phone at 781-933-0148, email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or stop by a story time to set a date. If Woburn Public Schools close due to weather, the Senior Center also closes; story time will be cancelled.
Story Time at Washington Crossing: 10:30 a.m. Feb. 3 and 17. Join the Children’s Librarian at nearby Washington Crossing, 55 Cedar St., on the first and third Saturdays of the month for a story time for ages 5 and under. Hear stories and sing songs in this get-up, get-moving story time. Free and open to the public. No registration required. Cancelled in inclement weather.
BookEaters: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 20. Fourth- and fifth-graders, join in at the library to discuss each month’s book over crafts and snacks. February’s book is “A Night Divided,” by Jennifer Nielson. Copies of the month’s book are available at the library. Registration is not required, but email email@example.com to share any dietary restrictions. Located in the staff room at 36 Cummings Park.
Song for Little Ones: 11 a.m. Feb. 21. James Lepler is back with his guitar to entertain you and your children. Join in at the community room at Washington Crossing at 55 Cedar St. Ages 5 and under are welcome. Thanks to the Friends of the Library, these programs are free and open to the public. You do not need to be a resident of Washington Crossing to attend this program. Cancelled in inclement weather.