Programs in August, 2012
The Nuts and Bolts of Book Collecting
Steve Anderson, Owner, Ross & Haines Old Books
Thursday, August 2 at 7:00 p.m.
Whether you are a book collector or wondering about the value of what books on your shelf, this program describes what books are collectible and why. A book collector and appraiser explains how to identify valuable items and those that are not. He will describe current issues and problems in the book business and the impact of the internet on book printing, publishing and purchasing. Bring your questions and a book or two you are wondering about the value of.
Making Sense of the Civil War ~ Part 2: Choosing Sides
Thursday August 9 @ 7:00 p.m.
The second in a 5-part series of book discussions about America's Civil War explores perspectives of those who had to decide where justice, honor duty and loyalty lay and which sides of the issues they would support, defend or oppose. Selected readings from a collection of writings and articles entitled, "America's War," edited by Edward Ayers provides context for the discussion. Books, reading guides and an outline of the series are available on a special display in the library.
Around the World in 30 Instruments
Four Shillings Short
Friday, August 10 at 11:30 a.m.
KAXE Rotary Tent (if inclement weather, the Library Community Room)
This is an opportunity for young and old to experience traditional folk music from around the world. A husband and wife duo introduces 30 different instruments, talking about the history of each and demonstrating the music it makes. These talented instrumentalists and vocalists play music from the British Isles to Medieval and Renaissance Europe, to the Americas and India capturing unique and unusual sounds of many time periods and cultures.
Raw Food...Any Meal, Any Day
Stephanie Kessler & Sandy Brumback
Thursday, August 16 at 7:00 p.m.
No cooking involved! Learn how to eat healthy, lose weight, and feel energized by choosing plant-based foods bursting with living enzymes and packed with nutrients. Enjoy samples and an informative demonstration of preparing raw foods for breakfast, lunch or supper. Discover benefits and be inspired to provide your family with healthy, easy foods using common ingredients and tools in your kitchen. Come for the fun - stay for the health of it!
Programs are open to the public free of charge.
They are held in the Library's Community Room.