Friday, December 19, 2014

January Programs for Adults

Sunday, January 4th, 1 pm
Adult Crafts: Handmade Hardcover Books
Jennifer will demonstrate techniques for making a hardcover book from scratch, then participants will make their own book. All materials provided and the program is free for adults and teens ages 12 and up. Adult craft programs are offered monthly on Sunday afternoons, and sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Tuesday, January 6th, 7 pm
Fighting for My Life:  Finding Hope and Serenity on Martha’s Vineyard
Author and Photographer Michael Blanchard has been capturing images of Martha’s Vineyard for the last 3 years.  Mike’s passion for photography paralleled his first steps toward recovery from alcohol addiction as described in his new book “Fighting for My Life:  Finding Hope and Serenity on Martha’s Vineyard”.  In this 1 hour talk Mike suggests the use of photography in programs of recovery ranging from cancer to addiction. His photographs will be on display in our "Art in the Stacks" gallery for the month of January.

Wednesday, January 7th, 7pm
The Long Point Five in Concert
Celebrate the New Year with a concert by Island repertory ensemble the Long Point Five, featuring John Schilling on trumpet, Jim Athearn on trombone, Julie Schilling on clarinet, Bud Larson on flute and Jeri Larson on piano. Refreshments served.

Tuesday, January 13th, 7 pm and Tuesday, January 20th, 7 pm
Making it Through: Bosnian Survivors Telling Stories of Truth
Demaris Wehr, PhD will present a two-part series on the topic of her new book, Making it Through: Bosnian Survivors Telling Stories of Truth. On January 13th Demaris will give a Power Point presentation featuring the narratives of 8 interviewees, illustrating the unique way each one made it through the war. On January 20th, Demaris will focus on the life of  interviewee Vahidin Omanovic, a young, inspiring Muslim priest. Vahidin was fifteen when genocide hit his Bosnian village.

Sunday, January 25th, 2 pm
Sunday with Friends: Travel Talk with Anita Hotchkiss
Travel the world without leaving Martha’s Vineyard. Anita Hotchkiss will share her photographs from her recent trip to Mongolia. The talk is free and refreshments will be served. Presented by the Friends of the Library.

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