March at the Library
Saturday Storytime for Families with Young Children
Weekly Storytime on Saturdays, March 4, 11, 18 at 10:30 a.m.
Maple Sugaring Workshop for children in preschool/kindergarten on March 25 at 10:30 a.m.
Join a Farmer Educator from Red Gate Farm and explore maple sugaring. Find out why sap starts to flow in warmer weather, create your own ‘drinking straw trees’ and learn how farmers collect sap and grow healthy maple trees. Taste the pure sap and the refined maple syrup!
Beloved Objects: a Community Exhibit (through March 15)
Please bring something from home that you love to the library to share with the community; all objects will be kept safely in the display case!
Model Circus items belonging to Ted Murray (starting March 15)
Made by Ted’s Uncle Bob (Clarke) and originally part of a model circus donated to the Ringling Museum in Sarasota FL
Charles Eliot Norton—Books and pamphlets
To Kate Kerivan for a large donation of gardening and ecology books.
To everyone who has been participating in our paperback swap in the back library lobby. Remember, the paperback swap is ongoing, during open library hours, and all paperbacks are accepted!
To read stories to toddlers on Saturday mornings at the Library.
To lead one Wednesday afternoon hour-long workshop for elementary-age youth as part of the Children’s Summer Reading Program; this year’s theme is “Build a Better World”. Workshops can focus on “building” themes or “better world” themes; eight volunteers needed!
New Selections at the Library
Youth Fiction and Fact
Carnival in a Fix by Philip Reeve (Humor/Adventure)
Flying Lessons and other stories (Short stories by well-known authors)
Rivers of Sunlight by Molly Bang (Beautiful illustrations explain the water cycle)
Short by Holly Goldberg Sloan (Middle school drama)
Complete Adventures of Curious George by Margret Rey
The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet by Carmen Deedy (Picture book)
Whose Poop is That? (Picture book)
Among the Ruins by Ausma Zehanat Khan (Mystery/Canada & Iran)
Autumn by Ali Smith (Literary fiction)
Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough (Psychological suspense)
The Bertie Project by Alexander McCall Smith (44 Scotland St series #11)
Dark at the Crossing by Elliot Ackerman (Love & war in Syria)
The Dark Flood Rises by Margaret Drabble (Literary fiction)
The Freedom Broker by K.J Howe (Suspense)
Garden of Lamentations by Deborah Crombie (Mystery)
The Girl Before by J.P. Delaney (Psychological suspense)
Harvest of Thorns by Corban Addison (Suspense; social justice issues)
History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund (Psychological suspense)
On Turpentine Lane by Elinor Lipman (Humor/Family drama)
Racing the Devil by Charles Todd (Historical mystery/Ian Rutledge series)
Rather Be The Devil by Ian Rankin (Mystery; Rebus series)
The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen (Short stories; Pulitzer Prize winning author)
Right Behind You by Lisa Gardner (Suspense)
The Signal Flame by Andrew Krivak (Historical/Vietnam War)
The Sisters of Sugarcreek by Cathy Liggett (Amish romance)
Two Days Gone by Randall Silvis (Psychological suspense)
The Undesired by Yrsa Sigurdardottir (Suspense/Iceland)
The Book of Hygge: the Danish of contentment, comfort and connection by Louisa Brits
Naturally Nourished: healthy delicious meals made with everyday ingredients by Sarah Britton
Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman (Myths retold by a master storyteller)
The Vaccine Race: science, politics and the human cost of defeating disease
by Meredith Wadman
What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear: what doctors say, what patients hear
by Danielle Ofri MD
Why? Explaining the Holocaust by Peter Hayes (History)
The Accountant (Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick & John Lithgow)
Arrival (Sci-fi w/Amy Adams)
The Eagle Huntress (Amazing Turkish documentary)
Hell or High Water (Chris Pine & Jeff Bridges)
Inferno (Thriller w/Tom Hanks)
Loving (Joel Edgerton & Ruth Negga; based on famous supreme court case)
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Tim Burton/dir)
Oddball (Australian family film)
Queen of Katwe (Lupita Nyong’o & David Oyelowo)
Sherlock, Season 4 (BBC)
Victoria (BBC Masterpiece)