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September/October 2015 Special Event Schedule

MEET THE LOCAL AUTHOR:  Kara DeMaio, Author of Summers Away –The Book Lovers’ Club of the Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library invites the general public to converse with author Kara DeMaio and discuss her new novel, Summers Away.  A reception and book signing rounds out the evening.  (Books available for cash-only purchase, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the library.)  Wednesday, September 16, 6:00 p.m.

SEMINAR:  ABC & D’s of Medicare — This free seminar is informative for anyone pondering Medicare options – whether for themselves, a friend or family member.  Peter J. Rein, a local licensed Medicare insurance specialist, discusses these aspects of Medicare:  Original Medicare; Medicare Advantage Plans (Part C); Medicare Supplement Plans (AARP); Part D Prescription Plans; LIS (Low Income Subsidy); EPIC (Eldeerly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage).  Thursday, October 15, 6:30 p.m.

 

 

SEPTEMBER 2 / BOOK CLUB

Do you love reading and sharing books?  Join fellow bibliophiles in exploring a number of genres — fiction and41Cx8mY2UNL._SX324_BO1,204,203,200_ non-fiction.  September 2nd, the book club is reading  Fahrenheit 451,  a novel written by Ray Bradbury.  Set in the 24th century, Fahrenheit 451 tells the story of the protagonist, Guy Montag. At first, Montag takes pleasure in his profession as a fireman, burning illegally owned books and the homes of their owners. However, Montag soon begins to question the value of his profession and, in turn, his life. Throughout the novel Montag struggles with his existence, eventually fleeing his oppressive, censored society and joining an underground network of intellectuals. With his newfound friends, Montag witnesses the atomic destruction if his former city and dedicates himself to rebuilding a literate and cultural society.

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SEPTEMBER 16 / MEET THE AUTHOR

The public is invited to meet local author Kara DeMaio hosted by The Book Lovers’ Club.  September 16th, at 6:00 p.m., at the Sarah Hull Hallo51TNbjnLd1L._SX334_BO1,204,203,200_ck Free Library, talk with the author and discuss her book Summers Away.  Reception and book signing to follow.  Books available for purchase for $11.00 (cash only).  A portion of the proceeds benefits the library. _____________________________________________________

SEPTEMBER 28 / ADVENTURERS’ BOOK CLUB

Awesome stories, activities, and adventures are waiting!reading-clip-art-416  Seven Mondays – 9/28 (orientation meeting), 10/5, 10/19, 11/2, 11/16, 11/30, 12/14 — 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. — Grades 3 through 5 — Instruction:  Mary Benecke.  ________________________________________________________

SEPTEMBER 28 / LEGO CLUB

Lego blolegock free-build and construction-themed books!  Seven Mondays – 9/28, 10/5, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16 — 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. — Grades 1 through 5 — Instructors:  Jessica Cohen and Barbara Pidel. ______________________________________________________

SEPTEMBER 29 / MUSIC & MOVEMENT

Kids love music and love to move!  Come do both with our Music & Movement class!  Eight Tuesdays – 9/29, 10/paint6, 10/20, 10/27, 11/10, 11/17, 11/24, 12/1 — 10:00 to 10:45 a.m & 11:15 to 12:00 noon — Ages 18 months to 3 years (flexible) — Instructor:  Gina Samardge, Orff Schulwerk Teaching Artist, Director of Compass Arts.  ___________________________________________________

SEPTEMBER 29 / CROCHET CLUB

Learncrchet basic chaining and stitches.  Make a cozy hat!  Experienced crocheters also welcome to bring individual projects. Five Tuesdays – 9/29, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27 — 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. — Grades 6 and up, and adults — Instructor:  Stephanie Barley — Seats limited; registration required. ________________________________

SEPTEMBER 30 / TINY TOTS

Songs, Stories, Snacks and Crafts!  Eight Wednesdays – 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 1021, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18, 12story/2 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Ages 18 months and up with adult — Instructor:  Barbara Pidel.

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SEPTEMBER 30 / MAH JONGG CLUB

Discover the fun of playing Mah Jongg!  Recommended purchase:  A Beginner’s Guide to American Mah Jongg, by Elaine mahjongSandberg.  Five Wednesdays – 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28 — 12:30 to 3:00 p.m. — Instructor: Laurel Coccio — Seats limited; registration required.  _____________________________________________________

OCTOBER 1 / COMPUTER HELP

Sign up for a half hour consultation at the circulation desk.  Jessica Cohen, Library Staff, helps you with internet, Faceimagesbook, e-mail, word-processing, and other computer basics.   Thursdays, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. — October 1 through December 10.  __________________________________________________

OCTOBER 2 / COSTUME STUDIO

Create one-of-a-kind cimagesostumes from re-purposed objects and your imagination!  Model them in the Library’s Main Street Halloween Parade!  For Grades K through 5 — Five Fridays – 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30 — 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. — Instructor:  Jessica Cohen, Library Staff.

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