Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Holiday Hours and Upcoming Events

The library will close early at 1pm on Monday, December 24th, and will be closed on Tuesday December 25th. We will also close early at 1pm on Monday, December 31st, and will be closed on Tuesday January 1st.

On Wednesday, December 19th at 7pm, enjoy a celebration of the winter solstice with readings from some of our Island's most popular writers. Ellie Bates, Marianne Goldberg, Jill Jupen, Clark Meyers, Donald Nitchie, Barbara Peckham, Annette Sandrock, Laura Wainwright and William Waterway will be reading, and Island Poet laureate Lee McCormick will also be there. Please bring poetry or prose you would like to share. Refreshments will be served.

The Library is also pleased to present a free concert and celebration to welcome the new year. Join us on Sunday, January 6th at 4pm for holiday refreshments and a performance on the mini-grand concert harp by Nathaniel Horwitz.

Did you know you can check out free eBooks and downloadable audiobooks from the library? For those who recieve a new eReader or audio player for the holidays, drop by the library on Saturday mornings between 10am and noon for informal demonstration of the library's "Overdrive" service. Library staff will be present to answer your questions and show you how to get started.

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