Congratulations to the winners of our Bikes for Books Summer Reading Program! Olivia Pelkey, Wyatt Hood, Karis Burns, Maggie Bruno, Torin Lally, and Tasker Holmes are now the proud owners of bicycles sponsored by the Union Masonic Lodge. We hope to see more great readers enter the drawing next summer!
September: “The Buddha in the Attic” by Julie Otsuka – facilitated by Joyce
October: “A Single Pebble” by John Hersey – facilitated by Nancy
November TWENTIETH (3rd Wednesday!): “The Language of Baklava” by Diana Abu-Jaber – facilitated by Barbara
NO MEETING IN DECEMBER
January 29th: “The Golem and the Jinni” by Helene Wecker – facilitated by Carol
February: “Stone by Stone” by Robert Thorson – facilitated by Heather
March: “Our Patchwork Nation” by Dante Chinni and James Gimpel – facilitated by Dorothy
April: “City of Thieves” by David Benioff – facilitated by Gig
May: “And the Mountains Echoed” [...]
Saturday, August 23 at 2pm. Finish the summer with a bang! Special visit from Union Fire and Ambulance vehicles and crew (emergencies permitting). Get to know your local folks who are here to help, and learn about their vehicles and equipment. Summer reading prizes and activities. Bicycle drawings at 3pm–remember to turn in your summer reading log early to get your chances in! 100 pages read = one chance to win one of 6 bicycles with helmets, sponsored by the Union Masons.
Monday, August 18th at 6:30pm, Karen Koch will give a teach participants how to make a kitchen broom. Karen learned traditional Appalachian-style broom making at the Augusta Heritage Center at Davis Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia from Carlson Tuttle. Limited to 6 participants–please call 785-4733 to register. $15 materials fee benefits the library.
Calling all stuffed creatures! Teddy Bears’ Picnic with games, activities, and snacks. Bring your teddy bear! Saturday, August 9 at 10am.
Thursday, August 7 at 2pm. Bring your questions and your devices and go hands-on with ebooks, Facebook, etc. Topics chosen by participants.
We have a lovely new bench thanks to donor Dorothea Schmitt. We hope you enjoy sitting outside and taking in the scenery.
Saturday, July 26th at 10am, musical storyteller Jennifer Armstrong presents Sody Salyratus: songs and stories that fizz and boom accompanied by fiddle, banjo, dancing puppet, and bagpipe. All ages.
The library will be closed for the Independence Day weekend holiday. We will be open again as usual on Tuesday the 8th.