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What's happening at the Library...
We are applying for a grant, and would appreciate your input on a quick survey. The grant would provide funds to the library to develop resources, that capture, collect, and make community stories available and meaningful. Your answer to five questions will help guide our research and application. Thank you! www.surveymonkey.com/r/WSGHFG5 [Read more…]
The library will offer the 4-H Babysitting Course on Tuesday, Feb. 20th, 9am-4pm. The $25 fee includes a course manual. This course is for children ages 11 and older. The course has 15 spaces available, and pre-registration is required. Students will learn to become responsible babysitters with sessions covering child safety, first aid and emergencies, feeding and [Read more…]
Love literature? The Short Story Study Group meets on Thursday, Feb. 22nd, 6:45-7:45pm. The stories are: “Everything That Rises Must Converge” and “A Good Man is Hard to Find” by Flannery O’Connor. Copies of all stories are available at the circulation desk. The group is led by staff member Renee Voorhees. March 15th selections: [Read more…]
The Cape-based group “Cat’s Melodeon” will perform traditional Irish music on Saturday, Feb. 24th at 4 pm. Please call the library at 508-548-4709 to reserve your seat. Donations for the Capital Campaign are welcome. The group was formed by banjo/guitar player Bill Black, and the group’s name is taken from an expression [Read more…]
Local history buffs! We welcome to the Library Bob Zaremba, owner of Maps of Antiquity of Chatham, Wednesday, Feb. 28th at 7pm. [Read more…]
“Life is a story. What does yours say?” Sieglinde Rogers invites aspiring and experienced writers to join a new group that encourages participants to write their own stories. The group meets at the library every other Thursday at 3pm. The March meetings are Thursdays, March 1st, 15th, and 29th at 3pm. Please bring a notebook or [Read more…]
World of Books Book Group meets Wednesday, March 7th at 4pm at the Library. Discussing Pereira Maintains by Antonio Tabucci. Translated from Italian by Patrick Creagh. Setting: Portugal. New members are always welcome to join our lively literary discussions. Feel free to just listen in, or participate in the conversation. Summary from CLAMS: Set in the sweltering [Read more…]
The WFL Book Club for Adults meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 1:30pm. The schedule is as follows: March 13th: Killers of the Flower Moon, the Osage Murders, and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann April 10th: Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America’s Most Storied Hospital by [Read more…]