August 29, 2014

Library Events - Sept. 2 - Sept. 6

Victor Harris Lecture Series
Lecture Two: Wed., Sept. 3 – Noon, Thurs., Sept. 4 – 7 p.m.
Community Room
Mozart -  The transcendent musical genius who lived a life
            guaranteed to inspire myth-making. 
Harriet Beecher Stowe -  With her novel - Uncle Tom's Cabin
Stowe delivered an emotional wallop to her own era and 
the character portraits continue to speak to the dialogue
 about racial issues in America.

Hobby Circle
Thurs., Sept. 4 - 1-3 pm - Community Room
All crafters and hobbyists are welcome.
The Library provides beverages and snacks may be brought.
Friends of the Library Book Review
Fri., Sept. 5 - Noon - Community Room
Father Augustine Chumo will talk about his life in Kenya.
He is the pastor of St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Lyons, Clyde and Savannah.
The Friends will provide dessert and beverages.
Please bring your lunch and a friend.

August 22, 2014

Labor Day, Legos and Lectures - Oh My!

The Library will be closed for the Labor Day Weekend,
Sat., August 30 through Mon., September 1.

Lego Day
Tues., Aug. 26 - 1 p.m. - Lego Day
Come create with Legos for an hour and 
see what we end up with. All kids up to 6th grade are welcome.
 Children under 6 must have an adult with them.

Lecture Series Presented by Victor Harris
This five-part lecture series will use biography as a vehicle
 for analyzing themes from the fields of history, literature, and music.
 Most are actual historical figures although there are a few exceptions. 
Each session will feature two prominent personalities from those
 fields and audience participation will be encouraged.  
Lecture One: Wed., Aug. 27 – Noon, Thurs., Aug. 28 - 7 p.m.
                    Virgil - " The Father of the West." With his masterpiece - The Aeneid, he established the literary template for epic and heroes in the Western tradition. 
King Arthur - The Arthur lore has been among the most enduring
 in the literary annals, but was there an actual Arthur and how
 did his legend affect politics and historical interpretation? 

August 15, 2014

A Movie and Popcorn!

A Movie and Popcorn
Thurs., Aug. 21-1 p.m. 
What happens when a science experiment 

goes wrong and creates havoc?
Come watch this family-friendly movie and find out. 
All kids up to 6th grade are welcome.
Those under 6 years old must have an adult with them.
And here is the star of the show!