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In BAD WEATHER, CALL TO SEE IF WE’RE OPEN: 492-3410!
Shrewsbury Library NEW Web Link
BOARD MEETING AGENDAS
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
2015-01-13 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2015-02-10 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2015-04-15 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
Library Annual Meeting May 12 2015
2015-06-16 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2015-07-14 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2015-09-08 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2015-10-13 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2015-11-15 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2016-03-08 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2016-04-12 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
LIBRARY WRITERS’ GROUP
CALLING ALL WRITERS (poets, fiction writers, memoirists)!
JOAN ALESHIRE and PENELOPE WEISS invite you to join
A WRITERS’ WORKSHOP at SHREWSBURY LIBRARY
FIRST MEETING, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16th from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
We’ll decide then how often to meet, and may change the date, if late afternoon on Tuesdays won’t work for most.
Please call Joan (492-3550) or Penelope (492-3345) if you’re interested.
LIBRARY NEWS July 2019
MANY THANKS to everyone who took part in the Ways of Healing Roundtable on June 14th. It was a great reminder of the rich resources we have right here in town for alternative paths to well-being. Special thanks to DIANNE BARCLAY for hosting the event on the Library’s behalf, and to GALEN MILLER for providing healthy refreshments!
As of this writing, we still have an OPENING on the BOARD of TRUSTEES:
If you love small libraries and community organizations; books, movies and ideas, and can attend board meetings the second Tuesday of every month @ 7 p.m.; staff twice a month during library hours; and serve on one of our committees (Building, Children’s, Fund-Raising, or Programs), we’d love to hear from you! Please call a member of our Nominating Committee: Gail Hartigan (492-3605); Lisa Sharrow (492-3732); or Dirk Thomas (492-3549) if you’re interested!
Saturday, July 13 from 10 am to 2 pm: CHARLIE PAQUIN, experiential archaeologist extraordinaire returns to delight us with his explorations of ancient ways of living on the earth. Cooking utensils will be hafted (handles made) and atlatls will be thrown!
Sunday, July 28 @ 7:30 pm: METTAWEE THEATRE COMPANY returns to the Mountain School Lawn with “The Ring Dove,” a play with puppets and
original music, for all ages.
SAVE THE DATE:
Saturday, August 24: Haystack Dinner & Street Dance
Sunday, July 21 @ 4 pm: FAMOUS BOOKS BOOK CLUB: TBA
Sunday, July 28 @ 7 pm: SCIENCE BOOK CLUB: Best Science and Nature Writing 2018, edited by Sam Kean: Part 2 of this discussion. If you need a copy, please call Joan: 492-3550.
Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm: QUILTERS’ GROUP. Please call Donna (773-7403) to learn about their current project. All welcome!
SHAKESPEARE MOVIE NIGHTS will return in September; stay tuned!
THE WRITERS’ GROUP is taking a vacation; if you’re interested, please call Penelope Weiss (492-3345) or Joan Aleshire (492-3550).
New Books include:
Furious Hours by Casey Cep: The story of Harper Lee’s unpublished book about a true-life murder: a thriller in itself.
The Mueller Report: The text of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, redacted but the most information we have at this point, and essential reading.
Past Tense by Lee Child: The new thriller by a master of the form.
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones: The moving novel that just won the Man
Booker Prize for Women’s Fiction.
The Pioneers by David McCullough: The story of the settling of the Northwest by the popular historian.
Redemption by David Baldacci: Great white-knuckle summer reading.
New DVDs include:
Gloria Bell, starring the wonderful Julianne Moore in a drama about a 50-year old woman finding her way after a divorce;
Capernaum: A young Syrian refugee struggles to find connection and hope in a harsh world;
Mrs. Wilson, starring Ruth Wilson playing her own grandmother in an suspenseful story of WWII intrigue;
The Informer, a classic about the Irish Civil War from the director John Ford.
— Submitted by Joan Aleshire
Have you heard?
The Shrewsbury Library
will soon be offering
downloadable audio books and eBooks
any time, anywhere at
At this website you can checkout and download…
Adobe EPUB eBooks
Adobe PDF eBooks
OverDrive WMA Audiobooks
OverDrive MP3 Audiobooks
To checkout and download you need…
A valid library card Internet access
- A computer or device that meets the system requirements for the type(s) of materials you wish to download
- Free software for the computer or device on which you wish to use the materials available at this site
***PLEASE HANDLE DVDs WITH CARE; THE SHINY SIDE WILL SCRATCH!