Hey there, Teaching Company Fans!
There are some new releases in our collection here at Waltham Public Library!
You can find the collection in Row 11 of the AV Annex on the ground floor. Come on in and browse or click a link on a title below to place a request.
36 Big Ideas (Audio)
36 Revolutionary Figures of History (Audio)
Experiencing America: A Smithsonian Tour Through American History (DVD)
How Ideas Spread (Audio)
Medical School for Everyone (Audio)
Science of Mindfulness (Audio)
Scientific Secrets for Raising Kids Who Thrive (Audio) OR (DVD)
Understanding Modern Electronics (DVD)
The World Was Never the Same (Audio) OR (DVD)
Yoga for a Healthy Mind & Body(DVD)
In case you haven’t heard of the Teaching Company, it’s a publisher of courses with the world’s most engaging professors and their profound insights. You can learn from these professors’ audio or video courses where you want to, when you want to, and how you want to. The extensive collection contains more than 390 Great Courses in diverse subjects and fields including history, science, philosophy, mathematics, literature, economics, and the arts.
Happy Lifelong Learning!
Here are the best seller lists for the week of November 30, 2014.
Welcome to a special Thanksgiving edition of “What Are we Reading” featuring an entry from our new director, Kelly Linehan!
The Waltham Public Library is now officially a part of Digital Commonwealth! This is a non-profit group that provides digitized versions of historical resources in Massachusetts. Over 130 institutions are now members. The first phase of Waltham’s involvement is Historical Maps. We have provided 14 maps covering 1831-1923. They can be sorted by title or date and can be easily enlarged. Click here or go to our online resources page and select “Maps” or “Genealogy”.
Here are the best seller lists for the week of November 16, 2014.
Announcing the 2015 reading list for the Waltham Public Library Book Club!*
Printer Friendly List
*The Waltham Public Library Book Club meets on the third Thursday of each month (except December) from 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm in the library’s Trustee Room. Copies of the books are available at the Main Circulation Desk during the month before the respective book’s meeting. For more information about the Waltham Public Library Book Club, please contact Laura Bernheim at firstname.lastname@example.org, 781-314-3435 or Louise Goldstein at email@example.com, 781-314-3429.
Here are the best seller lists for the week of November 9, 2014.
Welcome to a special Election Day “What Are We Reading”!
Here are the best seller lists for the week of November 2, 2014.
The Trustees of the Waltham Public Library are pleased to announce that Kelly Linehan has agreed to be the new Library Director at the Waltham Public Library.
Here are a few of the talents she’ll be bringing with her:
• Bachelor’s degree in Theater & English Lit from Regis;
• MLS from Simmons;
• Grew up in Waltham and was a Student Page here WPL;
• Has been working full-time in Cambridge for 10 years, most recently as Manager of Public Services for 5 Cambridge libraries, supervising branch staff;
• Previously also worked in Winchester & Watertown public libraries;
• Certified in Mental Health First Aid;
• Very proficient with technology, marketing and social media;
• One of 40 librarians selected from a national pool to participate in ALA’s Leading the Future, a 4-day immersive leadership development program;
Please stop in and meet her during an Open House on Wednesday, December 10th 3-7pm in the Lecture Hall at the Library, 735 Main Street.