Adult Events

Wed, September 14, 2022
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Who doesn't need a good laugh these days? Laugh and Learn explains how and why we laugh, the health benefits (physical and mental) of laughter, and how comedy is written and performed.   Maloof also will perform his own (G-rated) jokes and songs, singing and playing keyboard and ukulele. ... Read more
Wed, September 28, 2022
6:30pm - 7:55pm
To celebrate the one-year anniversary of our Our Fans of Nonfiction Book Club, you're invited to join the book club members for a program by author and inspirational speaker Michael Tougias. The author of more than 20 books of nonfiction, one of which (The Finest Hours) was adapted into a... Read more
Thu, October 27, 2022
6:30pm - 7:50pm
Perennial Halloween favorite Jeff Belanger returns! Based on Jeff's book, The Nightmare Encyclopedia:Your Darkest Dreams Interpreted, this program dives into our sleep, our dreams, and why we dream, then explores the most profound and memorable of all our dreams: our nightmares. He'll... Read more
Thu, November 10, 2022
1:00pm - 2:15pm
An aged and glossy leather briefcase was discovered when John Happ's family house was cleaned out and sold. They came to learn that his father had meticulously collected his military documents, private letters, and souvenirs, and packed them away in his pilot’s navigation case.  From randomly... Read more
Wed, March 15, 2023
6:30pm - 7:50pm
Irish Historian Sean Murphy will present, "The Life and Times of Saint Patrick". Check back in early 2023 for more information.
Sat, March 25, 2023
12:30pm - 1:50pm
A representative of Taunton's Old Colony History Musuem will teach us how to make Johhnycakes from a historic recipe. The program will consist of a history lesson and cooking activity, followed by conversation about recipes and, of course, eating! This program is suitable for ages 12 and up;... Read more
Wed, April 26, 2023
6:30pm - 7:50pm
Prime tick time is approaching so we've invited Plymouth County Entomologist Educator Blake Dinius to help us understand these insects no one ever wants to find on them or their pets. Blake will have plenty of time for questions about ticks, mosquitos and any other pest that's bugging you.  Armed... Read more
Wed, May 24, 2023
6:30pm - 7:50pm
New England has nurtured countless women who shook off the expectations of their gender to forge their own destinies: Narragansett tribal historian Princess Red Wing served as a delegate to the United Nations and co-founded Rhode Island’s Tomaquag Museum. Boston iconoclast Isabella Stewart Gardner... Read more