Given the need for continued physical distancing, we have decided to continue providing remote courses in October 2020, using Zoom video and audio conferencing technology. These courses will be provided free-of-charge, or for a voluntary donation, and may be accessed via land line phone, cell phone, laptop, desktop, or tablet. If you have not used Zoom, please click here for instructions.
Online registration opens Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at 11:00 am. Register HERE!
Class Descriptions and Instructor Bios
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Books for Class 101: “Honorable Escape Fiction”: The Regency Romance Novels of Georgette Heyer
The Library has a limited number of copies of Frederica and The Grand Sophy. available at the Framingham Public Library. Please call 508-532-5570 (and mention the book is for Adventures in Lifelong Learning) to reserve a copy for pickup. Additional print copies can be requested through our catalog, and digital copies are available on Hoopla.
Books for Class 102: A History of Framingham and Its People, Recommended Reading:
Framingham: An American Town by Stephen Herring (available in our catalog)
Milestones: Poems inspired by the Framingham History Center, by James Parr (available in our catalog)
Framingham Legends and Lore by J.L. Parr & K.A. Swope (available in our catalog and on Hoopla and Overdrive)
Book for Class 104: Votes for Women: The Story of the Woman Suffrage Movement, Recommended Reading:
Massachusetts in the Woman Suffrage Movement: Revolutionary Reformers by B. F. Berenson (available in our catalog)
Our courses will be accessible online and via the phone using the Zoom video and audio conferencing platform. Zoom can be downloaded and installed easily on laptops, desktops, tablets, and smartphones. In addition, you may dial into a Zoom meeting using a landline or cell phone.
Download and Install Zoom
- Windows and Mac: https://zoom.us/support/download
- iOS (download Zoom Cloud Meetings from App store): https://apps.apple.com/us/app/id546505307
- Android (download “Zoom Cloud Meetings” from Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=us.zoom.videomeetings
Once you have downloaded and installed the Zoom software on your computer or mobile device, join a test meeting to try out your audio and video and familiarize yourself with Zoom features: https://zoom.us/test
If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 508-626-4603.