Category Archives: Library Event

Art of Ebru: The Turkish Art of Water Marbling

Art of Ebru: The Turkish Art of Water Marbling

February 5, 2018
6:45 – 8:15 PM
Meeting Room

Come learn about the colorful art of Turkish water marbling.  In addition to a brief history and a demonstration, participants will be able to try their hand at creating their own work!

This is a free event for adults; seating is limitedDue to popularity, the event is full.  You can still sign up for the waiting list online or with a library staff member starting Tuesday (781-665-2313).

Celebrate Your Space

Celebrate Your Space: Decluttering and Organizing Tips to Love Your Home Again This Year

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
7-8 PM Meeting Room

Due to popularity, this event is currently full as is the waitlist.

Kathy Vines, Certified Professional Organizer and owner of Clever Girl Organizing, will share how to tackle the clutter in your home and to gain a fresh start for keeping organized in the new year.


Friends of the Melrose Public Library Annual Meeting

FMPL_LOGO_FINAL useThe Annual Meeting of the Friends of the Melrose Public Library will be held on Wednesday, October 7 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the Library meeting room on the lower level of the Library.

All Friends of the Melrose Public Library and anyone who is interested in joining or supporting the Friends are invited to attend the meeting. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the Friends’ accomplishments during the past year, as well as plans for the upcoming year.  In addition, Library Director Linda Gardener will give an update on Library activities and plans. The evening will conclude with refreshments and time to socialize.

Library Tai Chi

Library Tai Chi
Health and Longevity from the Mountain: An Introduction to Wudang Style Tai Chi Chuan

Thursday August 13, 2015 – 7:30pm – Meeting Room

Shuang Long Dao LogoCome join in on an interactive presentation by martial arts practitioners Paul and Rosalie DiCrescenzo.  This is a program for young adults and adults ages 16 and older which introduces the participants to the flowing, adaptable, powerful, yet gentle art of Wudang style Tai Chi Chuan.  The program includes a short PowerPoint slide presentation of captivating images of the Wudang Mountain region, it’s temples, and it’s world famous martial artists, along with description and discussion about Tai Chi and Wudang Mountain.

Following the presentation, participants will be invited to learn some basic, simple Tai Chi and Qigong moves. While designed for mobile participants, the program is also suitable to include physically challenged attendees who wish to just watch.

Registration is required on the library website or with library staff.

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