Storytime with Mrs. Moody
Join us for big book adventures and more! All ages and communities welcome!
50 State Mysteries Book Group: Postmortem Party
Every month, the 50 State Mysteries Book Group read a mystery that took place in a different state. Oh the places we've been, the characters we've met, the murders we've seen!
After 4-plus years together, we're meeting one last time to review the highs and lows of our reading adventure.
Reading Partners, therapy dog program
Our reading therapy dogs will be here to practice their listening skills! Bring your favorite book to read to a therapy dog or borrow one from the library. Our team of therapy dogs are non-judgmental listeners who give confidence to emerging readers as they work their way to become automatic and fluent readers. Our team of dogs have been trained and certified by CWDF Canine Ambassadors and visit weekly through the generosity of the Cohasset Working Dog Foundation. Sign up on arrival for your 10 minute appointment. First come first served.
This free knitting group, led by veteran knitter Lisa Rosen, welcomes knitters of all levels. No experience required. Sit and knit with your friends or get help with your project.
Drop ins are welcome.
Library Book Group
Join us for a discussion of Anne Tyler's Clock Dance.
All are welcome!
HERMAN MELVILLE: Sailing Towards My Father (A live performance)
HERMAN MELVILLE: Sailing Towards My Father.
This is a one-man play about Herman Melville (1819-1891), the American author best known for his whaling epic Moby-Dick. The play chronicles Melville’s life from youth to old age, concentrating on his evolution as a writer and his complex relations with God, his parents and siblings, his wife and children, and Nathanial Hawthorne. September 27, 1:00.
Sponsored by the Cohasset Elder Affairs and the Friends of the Cohasset Library
Please register here: http://www.myactivecenter.com/ or call 781-383-9112.
RSVP by Monday, September 25th FREE!
Navigating College Admissions Zoom Seminar
Navigating College Admissions Successfully in 2023
We are offering this Zoom presentation to help families understand how the lingering effects from the pandemic have changed the college admissions landscape and how it affects Juniors, Sophomores and Freshmen.
We’ll also discuss how the recent Supreme Court decision will impact the college admissions process and how a student’s ability to express their insights, experiences and personal growth will become even more important.
The recent college admissions cycle was the most competitive to date. With most colleges continuing their test-optional policies as well as increasing their virtual outreach to high school students, many schools had record numbers of applicants. Record high numbers of applications result in record low acceptance rates which is what most popular colleges and universities experienced this past admissions cycle.
We will discuss current college admissions trends, the importance of researching and visiting colleges to find schools that can be a good fit for your child, a timeline and other action steps that can be taken to make this fall productive and help reduce the stress around the college admissions process.
We’ll examine the holistic admissions review process, what admissions officers consider important when they review applicants, and how students can position themselves to develop a compelling narrative to increase their chances for admission.
We will also discuss the importance of community service, how it can provide an opportunity for personal growth and a way to showcase a student’s character. Admissions officers place great emphasis on a student’s character and how the student has been able to give back and help others. This program is recommended for parents and their high school teens.
This is a free program. Please register online.
VIRTUAL author talk with AMOR TOWLES
Please tune in as we chat online with New York Times bestselling author Amor Towles about his incredible body of work.
Rules of Civility, published in 2011, was a New York Times bestseller and was named by the Wall Street Journal as one of the year's best books. The book has been translated into over 15 languages and was optioned by Lionsgate to be made into a feature film. Towles’s second novel, A Gentleman in Moscow, published in 2016, was on the New York Times bestseller list for two years and was named one of the best books of 2016 by the Chicago Tribune, the Washington Post, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the San Francisco Chronicle, and NPR. The book has been translated into over 35 languages. The novel was optioned by Entertainment One via Tom Harper’s company Popcorn Storm Pictures to be made into a 6-8 hour miniseries for Paramount+ and Showtime starring Ewan McGregor and Mary Elizabeth Winstead, set to premiere in Spring 2024. Most recently, in 2021, The Lincoln Highway debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list and was a Today Show, “Read with Jenna” book club pick as well as one of the New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2021, a Washington Post “Best Book of the Year,” one of Barack Obama’s favorite books of 2021, #1 on Amazon’s list of “Best Books of the Year,” and was one of Bill Gates’ “5 Great Books for the Summer.” His books have sold more than 6 million copies worldwide and have been heralded as irresistible, marvelous, and gorgeously crafted books of beauty.
Register to receive the online meeting link at https://libraryc.org/cohassetlibrary/31900/register
This author series is sponsored by the Friends of the Cohasset Library.
Take and Make Craft Kits for Kids
Take & Make Craft Kits are available for pick up at the main desk on Thursdays beginning at 10:00. These theme-based craft kits will contain all you need to create an exciting project. Plus, a Hoopla book suggestion will be posted on Facebook. Quantities are limited. Funded by the Friends of the Cohasset Library.
Need some help using your smartphone, tablet, or computer? Interested in Facebook, Instagram, or just want to FaceTime a friend or relative? Stop by and we will be happy to serve you on a first-come, first-served basis.
Virtual - At the Sports Stadium with NBC Sports Boston/NBC 10's Sports Journalist, Trenni Casey
Thursday, September 28, 2023
Meet Trenni (Kusnierek) Casey, on-air sports journalist for NBC Sports Boston/NBC 10! We'll be discussing how Trenni got to where she is, what it takes to be a sportscaster in New England, esp as a woman, and the current state of Boston sports! Bring your questions, this is sure to be a fascinating and enlightening conversation!
Please note that this program is at 10am ET (Boston Time).
Trenni (Kusnierek) Casey is the host of Arbella Early Edition. She has worked in the sports journalism field since 2000 starting her career in Eau Claire, WI and since has worked in Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, Boston and at the national level for MLB Network, ABC Sports and Big Ten Network. Trenni has had the opportunity to cover all four major sports, including the World Series and the Super Bowl. She has also reported from National championship games and PGA majors.
Away from work, Casey enjoys running and has completed several marathons, including Boston. Casey also enjoys reading, photography, mountain climbing (reaching the summit of Mt Rainier in July of 2011) volunteer work and international travel. She combined the last two in January of 2011 when she traveled to India to teach English.
Please register for this event and you'll receive the link in the confirmation and reminder emails: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/1616879751928/WN_1HYDAkWARUiYFa3RhJmOcA
This virtual event is a collaboration with a multitude of MA libraries.
This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Ashland Public Library.
Pour - Join us for a complimentary cup of coffee
Celebrate National Coffee Day with a free cup of coffee from POUR.
Join us between 10:00 - 12:00 for a complimentary coffee.*
*While supplies last.
Generously funded by the Friends of the Cohasset Library.
Friday Film Matinee: Aloners (Korean)
Enjoy a free, daytime movie at the library. This week's movie is the Korean movie Aloners.
A solitary young woman (Gong Seung-Yeon) living an isolated urban lifestyle reevaluates her life after her neighbor dies alone in his apartment.
NR - 2021 - South Korea - Drama - 91 Minutes
Come to the YA Room on your way home from school for snacks. Stay and play games or hang out with your friends.
Pop Up Art 3D Felting Class
Needle Felted Sloth
Hang out with an adorable friend! Make everyone's favorite slow-moving forest dweller. Learn how to sculpt a sloth using a special needle and Merino wool. Needle felting is fun and easier than it looks—registration required. The Friends of the Cohasset Library generously funds this free program.
Virtual Cooking with Chef Rob Scott
Simply Creative Chef Rob Scott has twelve new cooking videos to share with you each week beginning September 30, 2023! Watch one or all twelve videos from the comfort of your own home. Sign up below to receive the recipe of the week and follow along!
This week Chef Rob will demonstrate how to cook Baked Praline French Toast Casserole with Spices. Visit this link to watch: https://youtu.be/31jdEZ_i-rM
This series is sponsored by the Friends of the Cohasset Library.