Create a wind chime from small metal objects such as washes, keys, aluminum foil and bells. Grades 2-5 (with adult help)
At 2pm Barbara Crooker will read a selection of her poems.
At 3pm She will also conduct a poetry workshop for both novice and experienced writers.
Registration is for the workshop.
Barbara Crooker’s work has been read many times by Garrison Keillor on “The Writer’s Almanac.” Her books are Radiance (Word Press), Line Dance (Word Press), More (C&R Press), and, most recently, Gold (Cascade Books). She was a finalist for the 2012 Pablo Neruda Poetry Prize, and her work appears in The Bedford Introduction to Literature. Barbara read and led a workshop at the library previously and is back for a return engagement.
Author and POW Harvey S. Horn, Flight Officer with the 15th Air Force, 463rd Bomber Group, discusses his plane crash and capture by the Germans in World War II which are recounted in his 2010 book, Goldfish-Silver Boot: the story of a World War II Prisoner of War.
Drop-in and build! Ages 4-10
Starring Sophie Nelisse, Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson. While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents. Rated PG-13; 131 min.
Build on your basic Italian language skills with additional vocabulary, grammar and conversational practice. Suggested book is available at the Help Desk. Attendance at all sessions is encouraged.