PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

  EVERY WEEK  
  Story Hour  Fridays 10:30
  Knitting  Wednesdays 6:00 - 8:00 Drop in
   
   MONTHLY
Wednesday Morning Book Group   
1st Wed 10:00
May 2  Delicious! Ruth Reichl
Jun 6  Art Forger, Barbara Shapiro
Jul 11  Year of Wonders, Geraldine Brooks
Aug 1  Circling the Sun, Paula McLain
   
  Environmental Awareness Group  
1st Thurs  6:30
May 3  Drawdown: the most comprehensive
plan ever proposed to reverse global warming
   
  I'd Rather Be Reading  
2nd Tues  7:00
Jun 12  To be decided......
   
  Readings: Nonfiction, Fiction & Poetry  
2nd Wed   3:00
May 9 
Selected, Anton Chekhov
Jun 13  Mill on the Floss, George eliot
Jul 11  An Odyssey: a father, a son and an epic, Daniel Mendelsohn
Aug 8  No meeting
Sept 5  Poetry
Oct 10  Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Nov 14  Tracks, Louise Erdrich
 
   
  Kids' Fridays      With the change in NES Friday schedule, we will
     be revising our Friday afterschool program
May 4 
3:30 - 5:00 

Beading. Craft beaded animals based on the Maasai tradition. View photos children and animals from Carol Pike's recent trip to Tanzania, Africa.

   
  UPCOMING   
  PROGRAMS

  Tuesdays at 6:30 (unless otherwise noted)
May 29 

RhubarbLocal author Tinky Weisblat discusses her new book, Love, Laughter, and Rhubarb, in which she "provides more than 60 recipes, from beverages and appetizers through main courses and desserts," plus "essays about the history of rhubarb, rhubarb's place in fiction, its use as the centerpiece of festivals around the country and beyond, and the many meanings of the word 'rhubarb.'" Come for entertaining conversation and delicious home-cooked treats.

 

June 19 
Ghosts and Legends with the legendary Jeff Belanger
June 26  Toilets.  Japan has some high-tech toilets -- with mp3 players, bluetooth technology, medical functions, heated seats, and built-in bidets and blow dryers. Learn about the history, culture, and aesthetics of Japan through its toilets, with Sharon Domier, East Asian Studies Librarian at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Plus, enjoy Japanese tea and cookies, and share your own tales of travel and toilets.
   
  UPCOMING CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Apr 11 - May 23 
Wed 1:30 - 2:05 

Northfield Rec presents:
Mucho Gusto Spanish with Laurie Davidson:
Songs, fingerplays, circle games & creative movement. Fun and accessible for all language levels, from beginners to bilinguals  Introductory 6 week session for ages 0-5 with parents.  $105, includes cd and lyrics packet. Register with the Northfield Rec.

Jun 5 & 12 
Tues Time TBA 
Baby Sign Language Class with Sheryl White, Baby Kneads. Made possible through a grant from the Northfield Cultural Council, the PVRS CFCE grant from the Mass Dept.of Early Education and the Dickinson Memorial Library