The Library will remain closed through May 4th. We are once again offering door front pick up consistent with the Governor's emergency order. 

Staff will be working from home and in the library on a variety of tasks. Our online services will continue to be available. Stay safe everyone. 

Sincerely, Your Friends at the Conway Public Library.

PLEASE DO NOT RETURN LIBRARY MATERIALS AT THIS TIME

We will announce when items can be returned. All due dates for currently checked-out items have been extended.

Teens

For the Love of Pollinators

We’ll review habitat creation/conservation, pollinators and honeybees. How best to encourage healthy pollinators to your yard? And, if you are ready to take on a new hobby, we’ll offer several suggestions and answer your questions. We’ll demonstrate several beekeeping techniques, as well as ways to pollinate your garden with Mason Bees, how much fun it is to make seed bombs, and provide a honey tasting!

Middle School Book Club

All youth in grades 6-8 are invited to join this group with new book selections each month. Snacks, games, and an occasional book-related movie are some of the fun to be had. Group leader is 12-year-old, Zoe Groves, with the guidance of a youth librarian.

Why Vancouver Island?

Russ Lanoie will share a slide show and describe his adventures on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Why Vancouver Island?  Located off the southwest western coast of Canada it has exceptional beauty and charm and an unusually warm climate. This presentation will provide a brief tour around the Victoria, the provincial capital of British Columbia but focus primarily on the unequaled floral displays of Butchart Gardens that draw over one million visitors from all over the world each year. 

"Your Hit Parade:" Twenty-five Years Presenting America's Top Popular Songs

"Your Hit Parade" aired on radio and then on television from 1935 to 1959. It set the standard for American popular music. Calvin Knickerbocker outlines a quarter century of the show's history as a "tastemaker" featuring songs inspired by the Great Depression and on through the advent of rock and roll. He explores the show's relationship with sponsor American Tobacco and Lucky Strike cigarettes and shares stories about the artists the show helped launch and promote, from Frank Sinatra to Elvis.  Brought to you by the Friends of the Conway Public Library.

VIRTUAL Spring Poetry and Story Slam

This will be a Zoom event.  Please email your interest to Tnarducci@conwaypubliclibrary.org and I will send you a Zoom access code.

 

In celebration of National Poetry Month, all are invited to attend or participate in the annual poetry and story slam here at the library. All writing and story telling abilities are welcome to take part, and mature audiences (teens and older) are encouraged to attend.  Learn more about story telling at www.themoth.org. Tips for poetry slamming are as follows:

Found Art: Recycled (middle school)

Artist, Kristine Foster Carbone will lead middle school students through the creative process of recycling discarded plastic into beautiful art, using a variety of supplies provided. Participants will come away with a unique product to display and take home. FREE! For more information call 447-5552.

 

Kristine has a degree from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and ample experience working with middle and elementary school-age students.

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