The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts

Conservatory Winter/Spring Semester

Winter/spring 2023 classes are now open for registration! Register now to ignite creativity and inspire confidence in the new year! With classes for students of ALL ages in drama, dance, music and technical theatre & design, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Call us anytime at 508.471.1795 for more information about registration. […]

Worcester Public Library

Virtual Poetry Writing Workshop with Susan Roney-O’Brien (February)

This virtual poetry workshop is a vehicle for critique, a time of close reading and thoughtful responses that help craft the written word so that it says exactly what the author intends. The focus is the work itself. Poets are respectful of each other, value the craft, understand the courage […]

Worcester Public Library

Worcester’s Black History Trail with Thomas Doughton

Join Thomas Doughton as he discusses Worcester’s Black History Trail, an ongoing collaborative undertaking of the City of Worcester, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester Branch NAACP, and the Laurel Clayton Project. The goals of the project are to document and highlight historical sites important to understanding the experience of […]

Worcester Public Library

The Case for Coffee with Judy Palken, Registered Dietitian

Come learn about coffee, one of the most widely-consumed beverages in the world! Coffee is complex - although it is problematic for some, it really is brimming with health benefits. Find out how to include this beverage in your life healthfully, including the effects of caffeine, and what you add […]

Worcester Public Library

Cricut Maker for Beginners I: Learn the Design Software (February)

Learn how to design signs, stickers, labels, and more with the free software, Cricut Design Space. Participants will receive instruction on how to use the software while creating their own design. *Basic computer knowledge required* Patrons are encouraged to bring their own laptop or tablet loaded with Cricut Design Space […]

Worcester Public Library

How to Write a Scary Story (Virtual)

 Join authors Kelly Florence and Meg Hafdahl as they discuss their research and writing process for their "Science of" book series including proposals, editing, and promotion. Kelly Florence teaches communication at Lake Superior College in Duluth, MN and is the creator of the Be a Better Communicator podcast. She received her BA […]

Worcester Public Library

Cricut Maker for Beginners II: Learn to Use the Machine (February)

Learn how to use the Cricut Maker® 3 and associated tools to print, prepare, and apply your design. Patrons will receive instruction on how to operate the machine and will be able to cut out their design (size limit: 12"x5”). Open to all patrons who are experienced Cricut users looking […]

Worcester Public Library

Digital Real Estate Records for Genealogy (Virtual)

Learn about tips and tricks to research the history of your family and their home through the use of real estate web resources such as Mass Land Records, Google Maps and Zillow. Learn about the different kinds of records you can find, as well as the limits of available data […]

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