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Hot Sun, Black Dirt: History of the Drowned Lands and Pine Island

Date: 
Sun, 01/15/2012 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

John Ruszkiewicz, president of the Drowned Lands Historical Society, will present facets of the history of the black dirt region and the Pine Island community.  Open to all adult and teen area residents; registration required. In case of snow closure, alternate date will be Jan. 22.  Register below or call the Help Desk

Programmer/Name Contact: 
John Ruszkiewicz 258-4359.
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Warm Memories: A Conversation with New Milford Artist Robert Fletcher

Date: 
Sat, 02/04/2012 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Come in out of the cold and enjoy some of the stories behind these wonderful paintings of the Warwick Valley and Orange County area in times past.  Noted for his renderings of rural landscapes, lifestyles, and people, Robert Fletcher will discuss some of the works currently on exhibit in the Community Room, and share a few previews of his upcoming book on the wonderful stories of the late Luther Barrett.

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Book to Film: Discussion of "The Help"

Date: 
Mon, 02/27/2012 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Read the book, see the film  and join us for a discussion of  the popular 2009 novel "The Help" by Kathryn Stockett.   Set in Jackson Mississippi in 1962,  the book tells the story of  women who cross boundaries as the civil rights movement explodes around them.  The discussion will explore the book and its transition to film. 

Copies of the book and the film are available at the Library.  The film will be shown at the Library on Saturday, February 25 from 2 to 4:30pm.  Registration required.

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Book to Film: "The Help"

Date: 
Sat, 02/25/2012 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Join us for this showing of the film version of the popular 2009 novel "The Help,"  written by Kathryn Stockett.  It tells the story of African American maids working in white households in Jackson, Mississippi during the early 1960s.

Participants are encouraged to read the novel, see the film and then join us on February 27 for a discussion of novel and its transition to film.  Copies of the book are available at the Library.

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Transforming Your Customers into a Sales Force

Date: 
Tue, 02/28/2012 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Join Peter Hall and James Hill for a memorable seminar that you can apply to any buisness.  Also, learn about QR codes and how to use them.

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Astronomy for Everyone: Size & Scale of the Universe

Date: 
Tue, 01/31/2012 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
Children

Astrophysicist Kevin Manning, a former consultant with NASA, has always been passionate about astronomy, and wants to share the excitement with you!  Over the  1½ - 2 hours, you’ll learn about the size and scale of the universe, the stars, and other celestial wonders using hands-on activities and assorted visuals. Following the presentation, a powerful telescope will be set up outdoors for viewing the craters on the Moon, the rings of Saturn and other beautiful objects in the night sky, weather permitting.

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Meet the Artist: Joanne Kelly

Date: 
Fri, 01/06/2012 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Join artist Joanne Kelly in the Community Room to discuss her work.  Her  art will be on display in the Community Room and Gallery during the month of January.

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Meet the Artist: Tom Naples

Date: 
Fri, 11/04/2011 - 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Photographer Tom Naples will be in the Board Room to discuss his work.

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Book Discussion: The Kraken by China Mieville

Date: 
Sat, 11/05/2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Discussion Group will meet to discuss China Mieville's The Kraken.  All are welcome to join!

Programmer/Name Contact: 
Dianne
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Library Closed for Catalog System Change/Staff Training

Date: 
Thu, 12/08/2011 - 9:00am - 8:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
Children
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