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ON DEMAND VIDEO: VIRTUAL READ-ALOUD WITH EMILY

Get comfortable, faithful listeners: this is our longest story yet.

November’s read-aloud is a strange and solemn tale coming to us from the East Coast: Herman Melville’s exemplary novella “Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall-Street.”

Herman Melville (1819 – 1891) was an American author of novels, short stories, and poems; much of his work was written during the American Renaissance….

 
Art of the pie : a practical guide to homemade crusts, fillings, and life / Kate McDermott. A fruit pie sans one slice is featured.

Cook by the Book

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, you may be looking for some new ideas and recipes for the big dinner. Stop by the Adult Services’ Good Books You Might Have Missed display to find some great cookbooks sure to spice up your holiday entertaining.  Below are a few recommendations from our librarians but the Library has hundreds of cookbooks in our collection. …

 
December - February Fiber Arts Club

Knitting Plus Club is now the Fiber Arts Club

Anyone who knits, crochets, embroiders, or creates with any type of fiber art is welcome to bring the project you’re currently working on and enjoy meeting with other fiber artists of all skill levels. The club meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Beginning in December 2022,  the club will also meet on the second Monday of each month from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m….

 
Black-and-white headshot of the author positioned against a decorative background.

ON DEMAND VIDEO: VIRTUAL READ-ALOUD WITH EMILY

Join us in celebrating spooky season with the scariest story we’ve read all year.

October’s read-aloud is a creepy classic: “The Monkey’s Paw” by W.W. Jacobs.

William Wymark Jacobs (1863 – 1943) was an English short fiction author. Professionally, he served as a post office clerk for several decades before retiring young and focusing on his publishing career….

 
Movie Discussion Club meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

Movie Discussion Club

Our movie discussion club will resume in October with a new day and time. Join us the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. to discuss a movie with a librarian.

Watch the selected movie at home before joining the discussion at the Library. All movies are in the Library’s media collection and on Kanopy.  A virtual option is available….

 

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