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Harmony Happenings - Harmony Public Library
Harmony Happenings
Harmony Library
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April 2015
Ph o ne : 4 0 1 9 4 9 -2 8 5 0
Cookbook Club
Fa x : 4 0 1 9 4 9 - 2 8 6 8
School Vacation Week Specials
Monday, April 6, 6 p.m.
LIBRARY HOURS
Introduction to SCRATCH
Tuesday, April 21, 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.- Ages 7-10
Join the new Cookbook Club! Every month, pick up
a copy of that month’s cookbook selection, choose
a recipe, and prepare it for the next meeting.
Pre-register at [email protected] by
April 3.
Designed for kids who are new to SCRATCH, or
have limited experience with this popular coding
program.
Marionette Show “Carnaval del Mundo”
Thursday, April 23, 6 p.m.
Enjoy this unique and awe-inspiring show!
Genealogy Workshops
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Join
Friends of the Harmony Library!
Membership Forms at the Circulation Desk
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The Friends group is also a great way to meet
people in the community by helping in the
organization's activities. Help is needed in the
following ways: working at book and plant sales,
posting notices, designing membership materials,
and a variety of other fundraising projects.
Highlights of Rhode Island
Archaeology
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Monday, April 13, 6 p.m.
Learn about advances in RI Archaeology. Tim
Ives, RI Historical Preservation & Heritage
Comm. Principal Archaeologist, will discuss
Native American coastal sites damaged by
Hurricane Sandy as well as other topics.
Find us
on
iPad Club
Wednesday, April 8 , 6 p.m.
iPad Basics
Italian American Genealogy
Monday, April 27, 6 p.m.
Wednesday, April 22, 6 p.m.
Take a Safari Tour
Second Thursday Book Discussion Group
Thursday, April 9, 1:30 p.m.
Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout
Glocester Senior Center Book
Discussion Group
Wednesday, April 8, 1 p.m.
The Son by Philipp Meyer
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Closed Saturdays in July and August
Andrew Boisvert of the Rhode Island
Genealogical Society will discuss print and online
strategies for beginners.
Adult Book Discussion Groups
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Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Genealogical Research for Beginners
Monday, April 20, 6 p.m.
Arthur Santoro will describe the best resources for
research, with an emphasis on print resources.
Join the Friends of the Harmony Library! You will
not only help us continue our programs and
services, you will also enhance the library as a
center for community, cultural, and informational
activities.
Monday - Thursday
10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Mystery Book Discussion Group
Thursday, April 23, 1:30 p.m.
Turn of Mind by Alice LaPlante
After the Winter
By Claude McKay
Some day, when trees have shed their
leaves
And against the morning’s white
The shivering birds beneath the eaves
Have sheltered for the night,
We’ll turn our faces southward, love,
Toward the summer isle
Where bamboos spire the shafted grove
And wide-mouthed orchids smile.
And we will seek the quiet hill
Where towers the cotton tree,
And leaps the laughing crystal rill,
And works the droning bee.
And we will build a cottage there
Beside an open glade,
With black-ribbed blue-bells blowing near,
And ferns that never fade.
For more poems, visit the Poetry
Foundation at:
http://www.poetryfoundation.org.
Programs and Materials to Stimulate the Mind!
Writer Workshops
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Memoir Writers Group
Wednesday, April 15, 6 p.m.
Participants develop their writing skills by reading
published memoirs, writing short essays, and sharing
their writing with the group, led by Writing Coach Pat
Kenny. Writers are encouraged to attend one meeting to
see if the group is a good match for their writing goals.
Fiction Writers Group
Thursday, April 16, 6 p.m.
The Fiction Writers Group, supported by Writing Coach
Pat Kenny, helps develop fiction writing skills through
exercises, articles about the writing process, and
monthly deadlines for short excerpts of current work.
Technology Instruction:
HARMONY LIBRARY
A Sampling of New Books
Fiction:
Crash and Burn
by Lisa Gardner
Descent
by Tim Johnston
Fiercombe Manor by Kate Riordan
First Frost
by Sarah Addison Allen
A Spool of Blue Thread
by Anne Tyler
Non-Fiction:
Genealogy Assistance
Thursdays at 2 p.m.
Do you want to learn Ancestry Library Edition? Receive one-onone assistance in the basics.
Individual e-Reader Instruction
Mondays at 2 p.m.
Learn how to use your e-Reader to borrow eBooks from Ocean
State Libraries. Call for an appointment.
One-on-One Computer Instruction
Wednesdays at 10 a.m.—weekly
Receive one-on-one instruction. Learn how to use a computer, set
up an email account, and search the Internet. Call for an appointment.
Technology Tuesday
One-on-One Computer Basics
The Evening Edition
Tuesday, April 14 and 28, 6 p.m.
Have you brought a new computer or laptop and want to learn the
basics? Sign up for individual instruction in the basics of computer
use, email, and Internet searching. If you would prefer learning
how to use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, or very basic Excel,
please mention it when you register.
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
by Stephen King
The Beader’s Guide to Jewelry Design
by Margie Deeb
Organic Composting Handbook:
Techniques for a Healthy, Abundant Garden
by Dede Cummings
Healthy Slow Cooker Revolution:
One Test Kitchen, 40 Slow Cookers, 200 Fresh Recipes
by Editors at America’s Test Kitchen
Harmony Library Staff
Gayle Wolstenholme, Director
Pat Kenny, Reference and Technology Librarian
Allison Dimbleby Pavao, Children’s Librarian
Brenda Fecteau, Adult Services Librarian
Nancy Steere, Youth Services Assistant
Patricia Svansson, Cataloging
Linda Stachelhaus, Head of Circulation
Janet Chaput, Circulation
Bethany St. Pierre, Circulation
Michaela Wattendorf, Page
Alexandra Harkness, Page
Nancy Manni, Bookkeeper