Mark Your Calendars for Bookstock!
Saturday, October 1st
The library is hosting a Roots Music festival on Saturday, October 1st! The gates open at 9:30am and the first act goes on at 10a.m. We have a superb lineup of regional and national talent. Drop in or spend the day! Refreshments will be available and people are welcome to bring lawn chairs or blankets. This festival is open to all ages. For a complete listing of acts and more details about the festival, visit www.facebook.com/BookStock2016.
Model Railroads at the Library
Thursday, September 8th at 6:30pm
Members of the Springfield Railroad Association will be at the library on Thursday, September 8th at 6:30pm to give a model railroad demonstration, talk about the history of the hobby, and answer any questions you may have about the trains or their organization. This program is open to all ages and will be a great experience for all who attend.
Birds, Bees, Butterflies and Trees
Monday, September 12th at 7pm
Birding for Beginners is a great start for anyone interested in bird watching. Former Environmental Science teacher and author of over 20 science books for children, Pat Ward is a knowledgeable and enthusiastic birder. If you have ever wondered about that bird in your backyard, or heard a bird song and wanted to know more, Pat can answer those questions and more. Come to learn hints and tips on how to be a better birder.
Check out all the topics we will cover in this year's gardening series here.
September Book Clubs
Thursday, September 29th at 7pm
The Community Book Club selections for the year have been made! You can find a complete list of books and meeting times here. The next meeting will be on Thursday, September 29th at 7pm to discuss When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi. Books can be checked out from the library or purchased at Our Town Books on the square.
The Senior Book Club will meet on Tuesday, September 27th at 11am to discuss Banned Books. The discussion will be led by Outreach Librarian Dianne Hollendonner. Participants are encouraged to bring a story or object to share.