Reading by the River Junction Writers of excerpts from their new book of short stories, “Short Tall Tales.”
The River Junction Writers debut their first collection of short stories and novel excerpts in “Short Tall Tales.” This collection encompasses previously-published stories, including one nominated for the Pushcart Prize, along with works never before in print. The River Junction Writers are: Lis Barfield, S.J. Cahill, Chris Collins, Alison Hine, Judith Janoo, and Virginia Ramus.
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of the Holocaust, Latham Library will be showing the documentary movie “Paper Clips.”
“Paper Clips” is a 2004 American documentary film about the Paper Clips Project, in which a middle school class tries to collect 6 million paper clips to represent the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis. This is an amazing movie about an amazing project. Best for middle school age and up.
Paper Clips trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofIHRaim06A
Creating Art with Beautiful Things
Marlene Jenks and Emily Zollo are hosting a Creating Art Open House at the Latham Library on Friday, March 13 at 3:00. This is an open invitation for whomever wishes to come and create your own art using a vast assortment of materials. There will be paper, fabrics, canvas’s, boards, driftwood, shells, paints, glues, mod podge, glue guns, tape, buttons, beads, stickers and other recycled materials. You are free to use any of these materials to create a picture, painting, structure, mobile, or whatever you and your imagination decides!
The Peabody Library is happy to present the musical duo Jakeza for its seasonal St. Patrick’s Day concert. Inspired versions of French schottisches, bourrées, and gavottes, spirited originals, a surprise appearance of Leonard Cohen’s poetry, and a Celtic singalongare some of the features in store at 7pm on Tuesday, March 17at Vermont’s oldest continually-running library. Donations are appreciated. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for directions for more info.