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Quiet Corner Reads

2017 Book & Author:  A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline

  Tuesday, June 13 at Pomfret School is our Evening with the Author Event.  Tickets are $15 and available at the Scotland Public Library and all participating libraries.  Visit the QCR website for all the details.

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PAINTING PARTY

In celebration of the QCR book selection,  A Piece of the World, based on the Andrew Wyeth painting, Christina’s World, we are hosting a Painting Party.

Saturday, May 13 from 11 – 1

Join us to create your own masterpiece.  Program is open to adults and there is a $10 per person fee for materials.  REGISTRATION is required as space is limited.

craft suppliesCARD MAKING CLASS

Saturday, May 6 from 10 -12.  All supplies will be provided to make 3 greeting cards.  The program is free and open to the public but you must register as space is limited.  Call today to reserve your seat.

bookmarksBOOKMARK CONTEST

Stop by the library during the month of May to pickup a blank bookmark and the rules.  Submit your original bookmark by Tuesday, May 30.  The winning entry will be used as the official 2017 Summer Reading Bookmark for the library.

 

 

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Knit & Crochet Group

Every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

All skill levels are welcome.

 

 

 

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Join us each month for a peer-led Book Discussion. 

Below are the titles, dates, times, and locations for our 2017 discussions.  Books are available at each library prior to the discussion date.  Call or stop by to reserve a copy.

Please note, all book discussions will be held on the third Tuesday of the month (except where noted), alternating between the 2 libraries.  Discussions begin at 7:05 p.m.  

January 24, 2017 at Scotland Public Library – The Wright Brothers by David McCullough

February 21, 2017 at Canterbury Public Library – Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

March 21, 2017 at Scotland Public Library - A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen

April 18, 2017 at Canterbury Public Library – Louise Penny Month (your choice)

May 16, 2017 at Scotland Public Library – Quiet Corner Reads Book Selection –  A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline

*June 13, 2017 at Pomfret School – Quiet Corner Reads Evening with an Author: Christina Baker Kline.  Tickets are $15

June 20, 2017 at Canterbury Public Library - The Circus Fire by Stewart O’Nan

July 18, 2017 at Scotland Public Library – Hillbilly Elegy  by J.D. Vance

August 15, 2017 at Canterbury Public Library – The Outermost House by Henry Beston

September 19, 2017 at Scotland Public Library- I’ll Take You There by Wally Lamb

October 17, 2017 at Canterbury Public Library - Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson

November 21, 2017 at Scotland Public Library - Selected poems of Donald Hall

December 19, 2017 at Canterbury Public Library – Annual Holiday Book Selection Party and discussion of A Child’s Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas

January 16, 2018 at Scotland Public Library – The Glass Universe by Dava Sobel

*These events may be of interest to our Book Club members.  Contact the library for more information about Quiet Corner Reads.

For more upcoming activities – check out the Kid’s Corner and Teen’s Spot!