Book Groups, Movies, Kids' Fridays and Upcoming Programs

  EVERY WEEK
    Story Hour  Wednesdays 11:00
    Knitting  Thursdays 6:00 - 8:00 Drop in
   
   MONTHLY
  Tuesdays at the Movies 1st Tues 6:30
Apr 4 
  Shakespeare in Love
May 2    Midsummer Night's Dream
   
  Wednesday Morning Book Group   1st Wed 10:00
Apr 5
  Atonement, Ian McEwan
May 3
  Boys in the Boat, Daniel Brown
Jun 7
  Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi
Jul 5
  Crossing to Safety, Wallace Stegner
Aug 2
  Man Called Ove, Fredrik Backman
 
  Environmental Awareness Group  1st Thurs  6:30
Apr 6
  Outermost House, Henry Beston
May 4   Challenge for Africa, Wangari Maathai
   
  Readings: Nonfiction, Fiction & Poetry
 
2nd Thurs  7:00
Apr 13   Welcome to the Monkeyhouse, Kurt Vonnegut
May 11   Song of Solomon, Toni Morrison
Jun 8   Too Much Happiness, Alice Munro
  I'd Rather Be Reading  4th Thurs  7:00
Apr 27   Wangs vs. the World, Jade Chang
May 25   Eligible, Curtis Sittenfeld
Jun 22   TBA
 Jul 27
  Still Here, Ram Dass
Aug   No Meeting
Sep 28   Night of the Gun, David Michael Carr
Oct 26   Jewel of the Seven Seas, Bram Stoker
Nov 30   Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead
Dec 14   Meeting to choose next year's books
   
   KID'S FRIDAYS 2:00 - 3:00
Mar 31    Movie: Moana Rate PG
Apr 7    Games: Pictionary
Apr 14    Games: Blokus

 

   UPCOMING PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
Tues Mar 21   No-Till Gardening  6:30
   Learn simple no-till growing techniques to grow a few easily managed cover crops. These practices improve soil health and our food's nutritional value, all while helping the environment by sequestering carbon. Cover crops/no-till are beneficial for all settings, from the smallest to the largest garden or farm. Presented by Sharon Gensler (Co-Director of the Wild Browse Sustainability Center and Outreach Coordinator for NOFA/Mass), who has been homesteading since 1980 and practicing no-till and cover cropping for many years. Sponsored by Friends of the Dickinson Memorial Library.
Tues  Mar 28   Preston Heller, Mentalist  6:30
Preston Heller, Mentalist: telepathy, thought implantation, clairvoyance, extra sensory perception, predictions. You will not want to miss this amazing presentation. Family-friendly, recommended for age 12+.
Fri  Apr 14   Combat-Ready Kitchen  6:30
Combat-Ready Kitchen: How the U.S. Military Shapes the Way You Eat -- Local author Anastacia Marx de Salcedo discusses info from her 2015 book. "If you ever wondered how ready-to-eat foods infiltrated your kitchen, you'll love this entertaining romp through the secret military history of practically everything you buy at the supermarket." Presentation with a table of show-and-tell food, plus Q&A and book signing.This program is supported in part by a grant from the Northfield Cultural Council, which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
Tues  Apr 18 
Samuel Holton and the History of Northfield  6:30
  Local genealogy expert Sara Campbell delves into the history of one local family of the nineteenth century to tell us about the history of Northfield.  Samuel Holton descends from the first settlers of Northfield.  He was a representative to the General Court and proponent of maintaining Hatch's Grant as a part of Northfield. Learn about the adopted family that changed his life.  Sara Campbell teaches at GCC and leads the genealogy group in Turners. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Northfield Cultural Council, which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
Wed  Apr 19   Family Concert with Davis Bates  4:30
Under One Sky: songs and stories from a variety of cultures to celebrate our diverse world, by renowned local performer Davis Bates.  Come to a pre-dinner family concert for your entertainment tonight. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Northfield Cultural Council, which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.