2017-02-23 / Upcoming Events

LIBRARY CORNER

ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Storytime for 2-5 Year Olds Monday, Feb. 27 and Wednesday, March 1 • 11:15 a.m. to noon Story time for 2-5 year olds along with their parents or caregivers, in a 45-minute program featuring books, songs, finger plays, and a craft activity.

Grades 3-4 Book Club Wednesday, March 1 • 3-4 p.m. The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo “The adventures of Despereaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.”- summary

Monday Night Mysteries • Monday, Feb. 27 at 7 pm. The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens “College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines looming, Joe heads to a nearby nursing home to find a willing subject. There he meets Carl Iverson, and soon nothing in Joe’s life is ever the same.”

Brown Bag Lunch Group — Women of New England • Tuesday, Feb. 28 at noon The Daring Ladies of Lowell by Kate Alcott “Eager to escape life on her family’s farm, Alice Barrow moves to Lowell in 1832 and throws herself into the hard work demanded of ‘the mill girls.’ In spite of the long hours, she discovers a vibrant new life and a true friend.”

Tuesday Matinee • Tuesday, Feb. 28 • 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. • Manchester by the Sea Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Rated R, Drama 137 min - 2016 “Lee Chandler is a brooding, irritable loner who works as a handyman. One day he gets a call his brother’s heart has given out suddenly, and he’s been named guardian to his 16-year-old nephew. As if losing his only sibling and doubts about raising a teenager weren’t enough, his return to the past re-opens an unspeakable tragedy.”



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