A new mixed media art exhibit from local artist, Paul Myers is now on display in the Janeway Wing. Please join us on Wednesday, July 28 at 7PM for a reception to learn more about these works presented by Paul.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org if you will be able to attend..
Special thanks to Casey Junker Bailey for this beautiful poster design and to the South Londonderry Board of Trustees for organizing this event.
MORE NEWS FOR JUNE
Just to let all of you terrific library goers and friends, changes have been going on at your Wonderful House of Books.
After almost 30 years at the helm of this amazing library in our community, it is time for me to pass the the baton onto Lauren Roppolo, who is a fabulous find! Lauren will carry on the tradition of Your library as being the most welcoming and friendly place that it has always been.
There will be a Hello and Goodbye get together at the library on Saturday, July 17th from 5 to 7 pm. Meet Lauren and say Adieu to Mary. All are welcome and we hope that you will stop by for the festivities.
Your erstwhile Librarian,
Mary K. Butera
Come by the library to check out our new StoryWalk (R) - Florette by Anne Walker. Florette is beautifully illustrated in watercolor. Thank you to the VT Department of Libraries for providing this charming story about friendship, resilience, and the magic of the natural world.
Calling all readers! Easily sign up for the Summer Reading Program on Beanstack where you can log your reading, complete challenges, and earn digital badges. Be sure to select South Londonderry Free as your primary library. Come by the library to check out animal themed stories and be stay tuned for our Summer Reading wrap up event in August, more details to follow!
FREE ZOOM CLASSES
Saturday, April 17 from 11 to 11:45
with herbal experts Lini Mazumdar and Helena Wu
VOCALIZING FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH: Singing and Speaking
Wednesday, April 21 from 4:30 to 5:10
with voice instructor BIDI DWORKIN
PURCHASING YOUR FIRST HOME?
with Financial Advisor, Rhonda Lathrop
Thursday, April 22 from 4 - 4:50
All are Welcome to attend any or all of these presentations.
Please contact the Library to sign up!
APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH
Stop in and take a peek at all the wonderful poetry books that we have on our shelves for adults and children.
If you are a fan of world-famous poet, Pablo Neruda, you will want to check out The POETRY OF PABLO NERUDA which includes most of his work. To go along with the book you will enjoy Il Postino, The Postman, on DVD. It is a touching comedic film in which the Postman asks a poet (Pablo Neruda) to write love poems for him.
Also on our shelves that you might be inspired to peruse or read again are the works of contemporary award winners such as Mary Oliver or Galway Kinnell. Of course, we have the classic works of Wordsworth, Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Whittier, William Blake, Dylan Thomas, Allen Ginsburg or Ogden Nash, among many others.
For children there are poetic fairytales, Wynken, Blyken and Nod (Eugene Field), Poetry for Young People by Robert Frost and Poetry for Young People by Emily Dickinson and Carl Sandburg wrote Adventures of a Poet. There are also Winter Bees and other Poems by Joyce Sidman, Falling Up by Shel Siverstein, Some Folks Like Cats & Other Poems, The Beauty of the Beast by Jack Prelutsky, Octopus Hermit Crab Snail - A Poem of the Sea by Sara Anderson and so many more.
There are so many recent acquisitions I will only list some of them: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Nuval N. Harai, Super Brain... by Chopra and Tanzi, Firing Point by Clancy/Mike Maden, Transient Desire by Donna Leon, Leonardo by Isaacson, A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult and many mysteries by your perennial favorites including Daniel Silva, C. J. Box, Andrea Camilleri. Tana French, Philip Margolin and many more.
New Movies through donations
Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Must Love Dogs, The Notebook, Save the Last Dance, Marlon Brando Collection, Apollo 13, The Maltese Falcon, March of the Penguins, Mary Poppins, The King's Speech, Mash, The Pink Panther and Pirates of the Caribbean.
TV shows on DVD - Curb Your Enthusiasm, 30 Rock, Mad Men, The Sopranos, Lost, Taxi, The Shield, and many other classic TV favorites.
See you at the Library!
In March, April and May, four very creative and entrepreneurial ladies in our community have offered to present a varied selection of workshops with no cost to participants.
If you would like to make a donation to the Library, that is always welcome.
On March 11th from 4-4:50 Rhonda Lathrop, Financial Advisor with Merrill and Bank of America, will present PREPARING FOR FINANCIAL LONGEVITY. Rhonda's role is to help her clients visualize, articulate and pursue their financial and lifestyle goals. She lives in South Londonderry. Rhonda's contact info is Rhonda.P.Lathrop@ML.com or you can call her at 802-362-0985.
KITCHEN CUPBOARD MEDICINE will be presented by Lini Mazumdar and Helena Wu on Saturday, March 20 from 11-11:45. Lini is an Ayurvedic Nutrition Counselor and a Certified Herbalist. She lives at Anjali Farm in South Londonderry where se grows wild-craft medicinal plants to make a line of herbal products called Lotus Moon Medicinals. Besides all her other endeavors, Lini is a chef specializing in Indian food. LiniMazumdar@yahoo.com Tel: 802-824-4658 - lotusmoonvermont.com
Helena Wu is an herbalist, a flower essence and Reiki practitioner, an organic gardener, a photographer and a retired homebirth midwife. Helena lives in Londonderry.
Contact - MamaWu@mamawusgoodmedicine. com Tel. 802-824-9950
On Wednesday, March 24 from 4:30 - 5:10 Bidi Dworkin will offer VOCALIZING FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH. Bidi is a Somatic Voicework teacher and jazz singer who lives in South Londonderry. She says that the benefits of ongoing vocal practice are infinite! Tel. 802-345-5980 or email@example.com.
SPRING TONICS, VOICE LESSONS, FINANCIAL FITNESS, GROWING A WELLNESS GARDEN and HEALTH CARE COSTS are some of the topics that will be delved into in April and May by these fabulous four women who are giving you their time.