Teens meet to discuss books they are reading, as well as any writing projects they are working on. New members welcome!
Shakespeare: The Bard: meet William Shakespeare as he struggles with actors who forget their lines, over-the-top set design and with "words, words, words." This program is for everyone! Register beginning March 19 online, or at the Children's Desk or Help Desk. Presented by the Traveling Lantern Theatre Company.
Calling all teen poets! It's time for the only poetry workshop held under a blanket fort.* Write and share your poetry in this two-hour workshop. Light refreshments will be served.
(* Well, the only one we know of.)
Have your resume critiqued or discuss other aspects of your job search during a one hour, one-on-one session with Career Consultant Gregg Knowles. Call the Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3 to reserve your spot.
Join us for a lecture on Shakespeare's sonnets, their enduring value and their complex and sometimes disturbing visions of love, with a reading of selected sonnets.
James Schiffer is a Professor of English at SUNY New Paltz. In addition to publishing essays on various poems and plays by Shakespeare, he has edited collections of essays on Shakespeare's Sonnets (1999) and Twelfth Night (2011), both with Rutledge. He has directed student/faculty performances of selected Sonnets by Shakespeare, Sonnet Variations, at Hampden-Sydney College and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland.
This program launches the Library's Sonnet-Writing Competition; complete information will be announced at the program.