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3rd Saturday Poets: Howard Horowitz

Date: 
Sat, 06/16/2012 - 3:00pm - 4:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Howard Horowitz is the author of Close to the Ground.  His map poems, combining poetry and geology, have appeared in The New York Times and in numerous literary journals.

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3rd Saturday Poets: Poetry Reading by Donna Reis accompanied by Tom Miller

Date: 
Sat, 05/19/2012 - 3:00pm - 4:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Donna Reis is the author of the forthcoming poetry collection No Passing Zone  and the chapbook Certain.  Her non-fiction book, Seeking Ghosts in the Warwick Valley was published in 2003.  She is co-editor and contributor to Blue for Bill: A Tribute to William  Matthews.

When not touring nationally, Tom Miller is playing bass for The City Ramblers, Tom does freelance gigs in Boston and New York. He has written and produced soundtrack music for PBS

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3rd Saturday Poets: Barbara Crooker

Date: 
Sat, 04/21/2012 - 1:15pm - 4:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Barbara Crooker's poems have appeared in magazines such as The Green Mountains Review, The Hollins Critic, The Christian Science Monitor, and a myriad of others.  A twenty-nine time nominee for the Pushcart Prize and five time nominee for Best of the Net, she was a 1997 Grammy Awards Finalist for her part in the audio version of the popular anthology, Grow Old Along With Me--The Best is Yet to Be.  Join us for a workshop, novice to experienced, followed by a poetry reading.

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3rd Saturday Poetry Series: Janet Hamill

Date: 
Sat, 03/17/2012 - 3:00pm - 4:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Janet Hamil is an American poet, spoken word artist and painter.  Her poem "K-E-R-O-U-A-C" was nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and her fifth collection, Body of Water, was nominated for the Poetry Society of America's William Carlos Williams Prize. 

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3rd Saturday Poetry Series: Joan I. Siegel and J.R. Solonche

Date: 
Sat, 02/18/2012 - 3:00pm - 4:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Husband and wife Solonche and Siegel co-authored Peach Girl: Poems for a Chinese Daughter (Grayson Books 2002) and individually have published widely.

Joan I. Siegel

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3rd Saturday Poetry Series: Howard Horowitz

Date: 
Sat, 01/21/2012 - 3:00pm - 4:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Howard Horowitz is the author of Close to the Ground.  His map poems, combining poetry and geology, have appeared in the New York Times and in literary journals. An open mic will follow the reading.

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3rd Saturday Poets: Solstice/Holiday Open Reading

Date: 
Sat, 12/17/2011 - 3:00pm - 4:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Read your own poems or poems by your favorite poets to celebrate the winter solstice and the holidays.

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Earthwise Book Discussion: "Eaarth"

Date: 
Thu, 05/17/2012 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Mary Makofske will lead a discussion of Eaarth by Bill McKibben, fourth book in our Earthwise series. 

Eaarth declares that we have already changed the earth we evolved on, so it will be much less hospitable, and must lower our impact and learn to cope with challenging conditions.  Though he summons alarming data and projections, McKibben believes we can build a sustainable future.

Copies available at the Library.

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Earthwise Book Discussion: "The Year of the Flood"

Date: 
Thu, 04/19/2012 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Mary Makofske will lead a discussion of The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood, third book in our Earthwise series. 

Speculative fiction about what happens after a plague almost wipes out the human race.  Bioengineered new "humans" and God's gardeners try to cope with the results.

Amazon.com says, "By turns dark, tender, violent, thoughtful, and easily hilarious, The Year of the Flood is Atwood at her most brilliant and inventive."

Copies available at the Library.

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Earthwise Book Discussion: "Garbage Land"

Date: 
Thu, 03/15/2012 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Mary Makofske will lead a discussion of Garbage Land by Elizabeth Royte, second book in our Earthwise series. 


With an engaging style, Royte measures and then follows her garbage to see where, and how, it's disposed of.  In the process, she introduces fascinating facts and people.


Booklist called Garbage Land "downright entertaining."


Copies available at the Library.

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