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Weekly Program Bulletin

November 14, 2022

In the Spotlight

The Cashmere Opening!

Tuesday, November 16

One of the sweetest, softest events of the year! The Gold Mine

Cashmere Opening features the soft, cozy luxury of cashmere

sweaters, scarves, pants, and more.

Mālama: Exploring Mindful Environmental Stewardship

In June 2022, the Pulaski Users Group (PUG) and the Flourish Foundation embarked on a collaborative trip to the Garden Isle of Kaua'i. 

Please join us to watch the premier of their new short film, followed by

a discussion on how we can all engage in regenerative tourism

and mindful environmental stewardship. 

Thursday, November 17

6:00 p.m. | Lecture Hall

Register here to attendWatch on Vimeo here 

This Week at The Library

Story Time: Bedtime

Monday, November 14

10:30 a.m.

Tree House

Paint Club for Teens & Tweens

Tuesday, November 15

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Children's Messy Space

Spanish Lunchtime Language

Tuesday, November 15

12:00 p.m.

Programs Studio

English Language Learning

Tuesday, November 15

6:00-8:00 p.m.

Idaho Room

The workshop is limited to 20 participants. Register here.


How Do You Do It?

Writer-in-Residence at the Hemingway House, Mike Medberry, will contrast self-publishing

versus traditional publishing

and share some valuable

lessons along each path.

Tuesday, November 15

6:00-8:00 p.m.

Lecture Hall

Tech Help Desk

Wednesday, November 16

5:00-7:00 p.m.

Learning Commons

Spanish Story Time

Wednesday, November 16

5:30 p.m.

Children's/Tree House

Brown Bag Poetry

Thursday, November 17

11:30 a.m.

Learning Commons

Sewing Club

Thursday, November 17

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Children's Library

Drop-In Craft: Pom Pom Owl

Saturday, November 19

All Day

Children's Library

Next Week at The Library

  • Story Time: Thankfulness
  • NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) Write-in
  • Kennedy Library Forum: Hemingway's Widow: The Life and Legacy of Mary Welsh Hemingway
  • Creative Writing Workshop
  • English Language Learning
  • Thanksgiving: Early Close Wednesday
  • Thanksgiving Holiday: Closed 

Click here for our full calendar

Coming Up Soon!

Read It & Eat!

Middle Grade Book Club

Pick up your FREE copy of Once upon a Tim and start reading now! We'll share a lively conversation plus some gruel together!

(Make that, soup and bread.)

Wednesday, November 30

4:00-5:00 p.m.

Children's Library

Registration required. Limit 10.

Sign up here.

In Case You Missed It!

Year Two of the Wood River Trails Coalition's

Trail Monitoring Program

WRTC Program Coordinator Emily Rodrigue reported totals from 2022, along with exciting new ways land managers are putting this data to work. See year-to-year comparisons from select locations, learn about the new Ground Truthing Volunteer Program, and where trail monitoring can go from here.

Watch the Replay Here

Book Review: Library Staff

"In weird fiction some rule or value is turned topsy-turvy. . .

It's a genre completely open to possibility."

Nicole Lichtenberg, Director of Operations, recommends titles in her "Weird Fiction" series, Part 1.

I will be focusing on Weird Fiction, a flexible subgenre of fiction that can include elements of magical realism, fantasy, horror, science fiction, speculative fiction, even western!

Generally, part of the plot includes the transgression of various norms—something is real that is not real in real life (allegedly), or in weird fiction some rule or value is turned topsy-turvy, or something else completely different. It’s a genre completely open to possibility.

I’m including here books that are weird, but not necessarily super scary. Part I is for the haybale Halloween crowd, not the horror/terror/gore folks...

Read Nicole's Weird Fiction recommendations here.

Find more staff book recommendations here.

Book Beat: Student Book Review

Hello! My name is Sarah. I am fourteen years old and an avid reader; it is one of my favorite things to do. Inspired by authors’ creations of magnificent places and surprising havens built by simple letters, I aspire to be an author and, meanwhile, nurture the love to write. For my Book Beat review, I read Just Mercy (adapted for young adults) by Bryan Stevenson.

Incarceration, in the U.S., is the primary form of punishment for any sort of felony, according to Bryan Stevenson. But there’s a lot more to it than what meets the eye: a system that is more broken, punitive, and corrupted than helpful.

It’s a system that relies on racial discrimination rather than actual facts, and it’s the system that incarcerates hundred and thousands more people each year...

Read Sarah's Book Beat Review here.

See all Book Beat Reviews here.

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