The regular Board of Trustees Meeting at the Nesmith Library has been rescheduled to a day prior to the normal meeting date. This meeting will take place in the History Room. Board meetings are open to the public.
Rug expert Barry M. Curcio presents a colorful exhibition and discussion on Oriental rugs. Weavings from Turkey, Persia (Iran), Afghanistan, Turkmenistan and Pakistan will be featured, as these are the major weaving areas still employing traditional designs and techniques. Acquisition of rugs, uses and care of rugs and kilims (flat weaves) will be covered. You may bring your small rugs, up to 3' x 5', for identification and discussion. Questions welcomed. This promises to be a lively and entertaining event on a cold winter's night. Event snow date: Tuesday, January 31st.
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Starting Sunday, December 11th, pick up a registration form at the front desk, and drop off your gingerbread masterpiece any time during open hours until Saturday December 17th. Prizes will be awarded to the most creative and most festive. All ages! Free to participate. Please call 432-7154, or email Sarah at email@example.com with any questions.
Come experience a taste of the library’s Craft Club! Drop in any time starting at 6pm for an evening of holiday adult coloring, homemade ornaments, and more! Examples of our 2016 crafts will be on display. Come meet some new friends, and enjoy a fun evening away from the holiday rush. No crafting experience necessary. Children 8+ are welcome with an adult. Light refreshments provided. Great for those looking to learn more about our fun, inclusive, educational, and free club!
Sean Gaskell will give an all ages musical performance and educational demonstration on the kora, an ancient 21-stringed harp from West Africa. He will feature traditional songs that are the heart and soul of the kora’s musical repertoire in addition to some of his own personal compositions. Sean Gaskell features traditional songs on the 21 stringed West African Kora. The Kora is native to the Mande peoples who live within the countries of Gambia, Senegal, Mali, Guinea, and Guinea Bissau. The music is traditionally played by oral and musical historians known as Griots (Gree-ohs).
The Nesmith Library Board will hold a meeting Wednesday evening, January 18th at 7 p.m. This will be an executive session to discuss personnel.
Local author Frank L. Grzyb is a decorated Army combat veteran. He was awarded a Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and Army Commendation Medal along with several service medals and campaign ribbons.
Trivia Night returns! Come with a team, or on your own. Questions cover sports, history, music, science, movies, and more! Event is free, and for ages 16 and up. Pizza, drinks, and dessert are provided. Registration required. Please call 432-7154 to sign up.
Do you love to cook? Do you have a prize-worthy healthy recipe? Drop by the library to pick up an official contest form, and be entered to win great prizes. You do not need to bring in any food, just an original written recipe. Recipes will be judged on originality and creativity. Fun for all ages!