The Worthington Library
Photo by Ed Pelletier


Events for Children:

Visit our newly remodeled children’s room! Beautiful and functional new shelves by Sam Morrison for his Eagle Scout project, lovely new paint and even a stunning wooden floor make this an exceptional space for all to enjoy.

This week, July 17, Rae Griffiths presents Teaching Creatures at 10:30am. What can you learn from the animals she brings?

Events for Adults:

Tickets are available at the library for Cabaret Alive 3 to be held Saturday, July 19. Ask at the desk.

Genealogy (every 1st Thursday, 7 pm)

Genealogy will next meet on August 7 at 7:00pm. Dig into your past!

Book Club (every last Thursday, 7 pm).

Michael Crichton’s Next is July’s book club selection. This is a great summer read! Join us – we will be discussing the book on July 31 at 7:00pm.

New Acquisitions

What’s New?
The Bully Pulpit – Doris Kearns Goodwin
The Collector of Dying Breaths – M.J. Rose
The Collector – Nora Roberts
The Cottage on Juniper Ridge – Sheila Roberts
The Crane Wife – Patrick Ness
Cross My Heart – James Patterson
Destroyer Angel – Nevada Barr
Evening Stars – Susan Mallery
Field of Prey – John Sandford (available in book or CD)
Havisham – Ronald Frame

Check the Recent Acquistions lists near the photocopier.

Did you know? The library has passes to Berkshire Museum, The Clark, Historic Deerfield (from the Historical Society), Mass MoCA, Mass Parks Pass, Norman Rockwell Museum, and Smith College Art Museum.

ARTIST OF THE MONTH: Christopher Larsen displays amazing wooden formations enhanced by his skill in highlighting the natural beauty of burls, knots and drift wood. Don’t miss this amazing collection.

An Ice Cream Social and Raffle sponsored by the Friends of the Worthington Library (FOWL) to benefit the Worthington Library will be held on Saturday, August 2, 2014 from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. at the R.H. Conwell School on Route 112 in Worthington, MA. FOWL pays for wish list books, childrens’s programs, and museum passes. Several flavors of local ice cream with a variety of delicious toppings (blueberries, marshmallows, walnuts and others) will be served. Donated items from local artisans and businesses will be raffled including pottery by Mark Shapiro, woven items by Beverly Bowman, hand-crafted bird houses by Bob Mason and much more! All tickets can be purchased at the library during open hours or at the Social. Ice cream tickets cost $5 per regular ticket and half-price ($2.50) for children under 5 years of age. Raffle tickets cost $1 per ticket or $5 for 6 tickets. Winners need not be present to win.

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