RED SOX NATION / TUES, APRIL 20 / 6 PM / ZOOM

THE ULTIMATE PRESENTATION For RED SOX NATION

6 PM TUESDAY, APRIL 20TH via ZOOM

Sports journalist and author Marty Gitlin takes you on a fun and enlightening journey through Boston Red Sox history, featuring videos and photographs of the greatest and most fascinating players, teams, events and moments in franchise history!

The program also includes trivia questions for participants to ponder and covers Sox history from the Royal Rooters, who launched Red Sox Nation, all the way to the four World Series championships and beyond.

Time for Q & A at the end of the program. Don’t worry, the program will end before the first pitch gets thrown of the Red Sox game that night!

REGISTER HERE: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMsd-yoqDMoHNNmINXhZhBo0dVUr8YSN7GI

Author Martin Gitlin will have autographed and personalized copies of his book available online

following the program.

Build a Simple Website / Thurs, April 29 / 7-8PM / ZOOM

Learn to Build a Simple Website

Thursday, April 29th @ 7- 8 pm via ZOOM

Would you like to build a website but don’t know where to begin?

This class will share some important tips and resources on how to get started using simple, free and low-cost options.

Do-it-yourself website design has gotten much easier in the last few years–no coding skills needed and as simple as drag and drop.

REGISTER HERE:   https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEsf-Cqrz4uG9BRk_S–rz5hK3KlwYq35EG

After registering you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the meeting.

COMEDY WRITING WORKSHOP / SAT, May 1 / 10- Noon / ZOOM

Comedy Writing Workshop

Saturday, May 1st, 10-Noon via ZOOM

Where do we find the “funny” in our current situation? Can we laugh even in the tough times?

Denise McCarty will show us how in this 2 hour workshop!

  • LEARN THE ELEMENTS OF COMEDY.
  • HOW TO WRITE A GOOD JOKE: WHAT IS THE PROCESS?
  • GET FEEDBACK ON YOUR WRITING AND A CHANCE TO SHARE.
  • TIPS & TRICKS FOR PERFORMING IN FRONT OF AN AUDIENCE.

For Ages 18 and up.

REGISTER HERE:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrcO-prz0sEt1jDsokvs3giGTPyBZy4fVf

After registering you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the meeting.


Denise McCarty is Vermont’s only Korean stand-up comic. She has been performing stand-up comedy in Vermont and New Hampshire for over a decade. She has performed at the Lebanon Opera House, Flynn Space, Vermont Comedy Club, and various open mics throughout the state and was the co-host of the monthly comedy open mic at Twiggs in St Albans. 

Good Naked writing workshop! / Sat May 15 / 10-NOON / ZOOM

Acclaimed author Joni B. Cole is back!

For another “Good Naked”  writing workshop!

Saturday May 15 from 10 to noon via ZOOM

Come celebrate the creative process in all its glory!

To register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMsceisrjwvHtHT8YVgRzWw7VMjnO_0e8gB

For info on Joni: go to her website at www.jonibcole.com

Please leave all self doubts behind!


As part of the gathering you will be invited to write from a “prompt” as a means of mining your own story material and gaining insights into how to write forward productively. Whether you consider yourself a writer, a wannabe, or an enthusiast for new experiences, this event offers participants a chance to uncover their creative potential.

 

Dungeons and Dragons / SAT. 12-4 / Discord

Beginner Dungeons and Dragons

Saturdays from 12-4 pm via Discord

https://discord.gg/3UrxbNyKRJ

If you have ever wanted to learn to play Dungeons and Dragons or are a veteran looking for a group to play with, this starter-friendly campaign, designed and led by Dungeon  Master Vinni Yasi, will allow for both a fun learning experience and open-ended gameplay.

Feel free to log into the server at any time, where we can provide answers to questions and develop a welcoming community!

Dungeons and Dragons is a communal storytelling game. The first part of the class will be the set-up- the character creation & the rules- then participants will have a chance to jump right into the game. All you need to play is an internet capable computer (or similar device) and a microphone. A set of polyhedral dice, and paper and pencil can be a plus!

Ages Teen to Adult- moderate computer skills are handy.

Writers’ Wertfrei / 10AM / 3rd Saturday

Writers’ Wertfrei Meeting

Time: 10AM on the 3rd Saturday of every month

Next meeting: Saturday, April 17th.

Register in advance for this meeting:
 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Come with what you are currently working on or anything else you’d like to share.

We are a supportive, caring community of writers.

Feedback is positive, constructive, and can be life-changing!

Writers, fledgling or published, all are welcome at our monthly gatherings of Writers’ Wertfrei on Zoom.  “Wertfrei” comes from the German “Wertfreiheit” meaning non-judgmental or value-free.  These gatherings are a place where writers can come, share their work, receive comments and suggestions in a supportive, caring environment.

For more information contact Judi at judi@waterburypubliclibrary.com

NO PRESSURE BOOK GROUP / 2ND THURS. / 7-8PM

Please join us for our first ever Zoom Book Group!

Second Thursday of the month, 7:00-8:00.

NEXT MEETING: Thursday, April 8th

Come as you are, bring what you’re reading, and let’s talk books!

A staff member from the library will bring a collection of books to share with the group.

With the cold months settling in, what better way to stay connected, share your reading passions, and get some new reading ideas? Join us!

Register at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkc-6vrzsjGdzW4Set0qfjzqKORghRR6es

For more information, email maggie@waterburypubliclibrary.com, call 244-7036, or inquire at the library help desk.

Into Spring: Qi Gong Flow / Recorded Video

Join Kenneth Russell for Qi Gong Flow “Into Spring.”

Why Qi Gong?

  • Awakens us to our own wisdom for the day
  • Makes space for the self before we tackle the world.
  • Strengthens us as we navigate medical, social, work, psychological & spiritual challenges.
  • Activates our innate inner life resources: courage, self-compassion, immune system, decision making, creativity, peacefulness, gratitude, sense of belonging, and the ability to relax and be strong.

COZY UP TO A READ / ARCHIVED VIDEOS

Cozy up to a Read

The live Zoom gatherings have ended, for now, but you can still catch all of your favorites by scrolling through and playing any of the archived recordings.

Who: You, our Community
What:
A “Weekly Read” from someone– a poem, a short story, memoir, anything you’d like to share.


Cozy up and watch one of our past readings.