Programs for Adults
Nonfiction Book Discussion Group
JUNEThe Professor and the Madman: a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary by Simon Winchester
The shocking story of the single greatest contributor to the first Oxford English Dictionary in 1857 reveals that the man who contributed 10,000 definitions to the book was in fact a patient in an asylum for the criminally insane.
Print, Large Print Book, CD, e-zone: Ebook onlyMonday, June 13th 6:30-8pm and/or Tuesday, June 14th 2-3:30pm
Fiction Book Discussions
With staff fiction specialist Kevin Broccoli
For more information contact Kevin.
Librarians will also try to get help for you on any basic problems that you have using computers.Contact Lori to schedule an appointment at 231-4980, ext. 213, or via this website, or stop by the library in person.
Free Tech Help
30 Minute, one-time sessions to meet YOUR tech needs!!
Click here for a printable copy of the Tech Help flyer.
Schedule a One-On-One Workshop with a Reference Librarian:
Basic: covering logging on, opening programs, using the Internet, and basic Internet searching.
Word: creating, saving, printing documents; formatting text, inserting pictures.
Basic Computers*Basic parts & function of a computer *Keyboard & mouse functions World Wide Web *Navigating web pages *Using search engines *Online safety Email *Best practices for email safety and etiquette *Basic email functions: sending/printing/deleting messages, reading mail, using attachments Microsoft Word *Creating/saving/opening/printing documents *Formatting text, page setup, copy/cut/paste/text Genealogy 101: Basics of Database Searching *Ancestry.com *...and more! *Also available on Saturdays by appointment
All classes are hands on! Registration is required with the Reference Department.
Friday, 10 am to noon
Join a regular group of people who gather to knit together, most Fridays from 10am until noon. See calendar or call to confirm.
Coloring for Grownups
Every Monday from 6-8pm
Enjoy a therapeutic, relaxing and enjoyable evening. Many choices of designs including stylized drawings, florals, mandalas along with 100 beautiful markers and 100 colored pencils to choose from. Come early or late: the program is FREE!
The Mohr Library Genealogy Group meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 4:30pm. Mohr Library has yearly subscriptions to Ancestry and also New England Historical Genealogical Society databases (NEHGS) on all library computers. Mohr Library also publishes a monthly newsletter outlining upcoming program details and includes tips for searching. Former programs include field trips to the State Archive and Swan Point Cemetery, as well as speakers on cemeteries, medallions found on gravestones, how to search for a particular nationality, and much more.Meetings open to all! Join avid ancestral sleuths. Learn tips from others. All nationalities discussed.
If you want... Grayce can take one on one sessions on Saturdays by appointment only for BASIC Ancestry class.
For more information about the Genealogy
Group and to receive the monthly newsletter:
Contact Grayce or Lori at Reference for more information.
Play Reading Series
On the last Tuesday of every month, we bring in local actors to read a fantastic piece of theater. We've read everything from Chekhov to brand new plays.
For more information contact Kevin.
Stop in to see our current display:
Prepared by the Johnston Historical Society, this exhibit includes historic photographs and other memorabilia from the Johnston Public School system.
For more information about the library, or to receive email notices of library events, contact us.