Monday, January 3, 2011

January Events Feature Rumi and Alfred Eisenstaedt, Plus Special Children's Programs

On Tuesday, January 4th at 7pm, Jim Norton and guests including Demaris Wehr will lead a discussion group/workshop about Jelaluddin “Rumi”, the thirteenth century Muslim poet, jurist, theologian and Sufi mystic. The series will include three class discussions on consecutive Tuesdays at 7 pm, studying Rumi, the best-selling poet in America.

On Sunday, January 9th at 2pm, Chris Morse, owner of the Granary Gallery at the Red Barn, will talk about noted “Life” photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt, one of the foremost photo-journalists of the 20th century. Some of Eisenstaedt’s iconic images will be on display. Light refreshments will be served following the talk. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Vineyard Haven Public Library, as part of the "Sunday with Friends" series.

Special children's programs will be offered later in the month. Join us for Music with Susie Bowman on Tuesday, January 18th, at 10am for ages 0-2 and at 11am for ages 3-5. On Thursday, January 20th, children ages 5 and up will enjoy Yoga with Jill, at 3:30pm. Kids age 8-11 will enjoy a movie at 3pm on Wednesday January 26th.

The Friends of the Library will host their next "mini" book sale from 1pm-3pm on Saturday, January 15th. Sales occur monthly on the third Saturday of the month, and proceeds support children's programs at the library.

For a full schedule of events, visit the library's online event calendar.

No comments:

Post a Comment