Monthly Archives: October 2016

Eating People: A Lewis Walpole Library Lecture

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016 7:00 PM Lewis Walpole Library, 154 Main Street In the course of the long eighteenth century—the Age of Caricature, and of The Rise of the Novel—the British reading public perfected the pastime of savoring characters.  In a flourishing print culture, buying and selling likenesses of people and types became a business—and […]

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Medicare and Beyond: Everything You Need to Know

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016 6:30 PM Main Library Are you turning 65 or just confused about Medicare? Medicare can be a confusing topic. This class will educate you on the options and programs available. In addition we will discuss some of the many laws and programs to people over 60, such as the Medicare Saving Program, […]

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10th Annual Kristallnacht Lecture: Florence Post, Holocaust Survivor

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Thursday, November 10, 2016 10:00 AM Main Library Florence Post was like any other child growing up in Lithuania in the 1940s, until 1941 when the Germans invaded. She will share her story of living under Nazi Occupation and life after the war. Florence came to America in 1949 at the age 12. She obtained a […]

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Flannel Board Workshop Series

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Mondays: November 7, 14, 21, & December 5 7:00 PM Main Library Maker Space Calling all teachers, librarians, parents, grandparents, and storytellers! Create your own flannel board set from scratch using equipment in our Maker Space. Participants will develop and execute a project including flannel board pieces and storytelling props. Space is limited. Registration required. […]

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Garmany Music Series: The Great Romantics with the Karkowska Sisters

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Thursday, November 3, 2016 2:00 PM* Barney Library* The Karkowska Sisters Duo is an award-winning, internationally-acclaimed ensemble that, in addition to a recital and chamber music repertoire, performs extraordinary programs of virtuosity and laughter full of beautiful music, unforgettable stories, and comedy. Anna, virtuoso violinist, and Kasha, concert pianist, graduated from the Julliard School of […]

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Director’s College: Dvorak, The Happy Soul

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016 7:00 PM Main Library Antonín Dvorak was the happiest and least neurotic of the Romantics. He was barely literate and hardly a deep thinker (locomotives were his chief passion outside of music). The cheery Czech was greatly influenced by his native folk culture which inspired him to write a plethora of […]

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Fall in Love with Your Money and Your Life

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016 7:00 PM Main Library A discussion on Kate Northrop’s book, Money, A Love Story: Untangle Your Financial Woes and Create the Life You Really Want. Do you feel like there’s never enough when it comes to money? Do you feel anxious when you think or talk about money?  Do you avoid paying […]

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Maker Space Blog: Sarah Tries Digitizing Photos

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This week I decided to try out our Maker Space scanner to digitize old photographs for our library director, Jay Johnston. Jay assigned me the task of trying to enhance two old photographs using the technology that is available in our Maker Space. The first thing I needed to do was to digitize the photographs using our Epson Perfection V800 Photo Scanner, especially […]

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