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" 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.
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:
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.
School's out this week. Come create your most unique snow person, and show it off in the library park for all to see! Accessories and props provided or bring your own.
Make a unique card for your loved one on this special day. All ages. Materials provided.
This meeting was rescheduled from December 30th. Attendees will discuss the book, Sweep, and enjoy a book swap and refreshments. Please bring a gently used book to swap, and a snack if you would like.
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.
Make a dish to share that represents your culture or tradition, and enjoy learning about community neighbors. If you would like to do a "show and tell" representing your culture or nationality, please do! Screen and projector available for brief slide shows, etc. Call 447-5552 for more information.
Animals make sounds for a variety of reasons – to attract a mate, to defend their territory, to capture prey, or even to escape predators. Join a Squam Lakes Natural Science Center naturalist and three live animals native to New Hampshire to hear their sounds and discover the reasons behind them.
This program occurs during a teacher workshop day. Caregivers and children are encouraged to attend!