The Worthington Library
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NEWS AND EVENTS

More ebooks than you can imagine – Learn more about the Commonwealth ebook collections at the library. A world of reading can be at your fingertips!

The Worthington Library is pleased to host a Community Discussion based on Being Mortal by Atul Gawande. Discussions will occur over four Tuesdays: April 7, April 14, April 21, and April 28 and will meet from 3:00- 5:00 in the library. The group will be facilitated by Peg Whalen, Northern Hilltown Regional Outreach Coordinator from Community Programs at the Hilltown Community Health Center. Everyone is welcome. RSVP is preferred but not necessary. For information, registering, or for questions, contact Peg at 404-4566 (text msg okay) or by email pwhalen@hchcweb.org. Copies of the book will be at the library.

THE LIBRARY IS NOW OPEN UNTIL 4:00PM ON SATURDAYS.

Events for Children:

Wee Read on Monday mornings at 10am.
The BLOCK BOX is full of great new block and train sets. Build a city!

Events for Adults:

The Friends of the Worthington Library continue their CABIN FEVER CRAFTS series with KNIFE SKILLS to be held Saturday March 26 from 10am – Noon at the Russell Conwell School. Registration is limited but a few spaces remain. Cost is $50 per person with a $10 deposit at sign-up. Learn how to slice, dice, julienne, chiffonade and perform other basic techniques on everyday vegetables. The class includes knife care, sharpening, and honing. A set of knives is provided for each student’s use. The class will prepare “Knife-skills vegetable soup” to enjoy. The instructor is Lynn Sunderland, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and teaches culinary arts in Albany and Northampton as part of Different Drummer’s Kitchen Cooking School.

It is time for the library’s annual pastel workshop featuring artist and teacher Greg Maichack. This year we present PASTEL PAINT STUNNING STILL LIFES — April 9 from 1 – 3pm. Greg will bring all you need to create your own painting. No experience is needed and all materials are provided for you. This program is made possible by the Connie Dorrington Fund. Spaces are limited so come in or contact the library to sign up. There is no fee for this workshop.

Genealogy (every 1st Saturday, 10 am)

Genealogy Club is going strong. Our next meeting is Saturday, April 2 at 10am. There’s always more to discover.

Book Club (every last Thursday, 7 pm).

Under the Banner of Heaven by John Krakauer is the March selection. We will discuss it on March 31 at 7:00pm.
April’s choice is Pompeii by Robert Harris.

New Acquisitions

What’s New?
There are games and puzzles for you to play at the library or at home. Coloring books with color pencils and markers can be a relaxing way to spend some down time. Find a quiet corner in the library and, if you want, listen to a CD while you create. Make the library your personal getaway.

New books are cataloged every week!
Check the Recent Acquisitions lists near the photocopier.

Looking for newspapers, academic journals or more information? Try the Massachusetts Library System’s Statewide Databases.

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=galesites

Did you know? The library has passes to Berkshire Museum, The Clark, Mass MoCA, and Smith College Art Museum.

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