The Worthington Library
Photo by Ed Pelletier

NEWS AND EVENTS

Events for Children:

WEE READ story hour is beginning Monday, October 27, 10 – 11am. Come for a story and related activities every Monday! Meet downstairs in the children’s room with Kim Savery. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Kim Savery at 413-667-2203 or ksavery@hchcweb.org

For all ages, HILLTOWN COMMUNITY THEATER meets in the children’s room on Saturday mornings, 10 – 11:30. Fun theater games and exercises may lead to greater things! No experience needed and all ages are welcome. Children under 8 must have an adult with them. Questions? Contact Kim at 413-667-2203 or ksavery@hchcweb.org

Events for Adults:

Genealogy (every 1st Saturday, 10 am)

Now that evenings are getting dark earlier, we have decided to move Genealogy Club to Saturday mornings at 10:00am. No more driving at night! Join us for the next meeting on Saturday, October 4 at 10:00am!

Book Club (every last Thursday, 7 pm).

October brings The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon. Discuss on Thursday, October 30 at 7 pm

New Acquisitions

What’s New?
The Goat Lady – Jane Bregoli (J)
The Hawley Book of the Dead – Chrysler Szarlan
two new Boxcar children titles
The Importance of being seven – Alexander McCall Smith
Starry Night – Debbie Macomber
Under the Dome – Stephen King
The White queen – Phillipa Gregory
You should have known – Jean Hanff Korelitz
Act of war – Brad Thor
Afterworlds – Scott Westerfeld (YA)
Baby Bear – Kadir Nelson (E)
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and his years of pilgrimage – Haruki Murakami
Dead boy detectives: Schoolboy terrors – Toby Litt (graphic novel)
Hitmaker: the man and his music – Tommy Mottola (biography)
Super simple science series (six titles) – Alex Kuskowski (J)

Check the Recent Acquistions 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, Historic Deerfield (from the Historical Society), Mass MoCA, Mass Parks Pass, and Smith College Art Museum.

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ARTIST OF THE MONTH: Molly Smith is artist of the month. She has presented the story of her cross country trip done in small, exquisite watercolors along with a narration of the journey. These will be here through September so you can take time to read and enjoy.

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