Fahrenheit 451 Read-A-Thon

To mark what would have been author Ray Bradbury’s 100th birthday on August 22nd, the Library of Congress, the Los Angeles Public Library and libraries from across the nation have banded together for a virtual “read-a-thon” dedicated to Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451.

Date: 
Repeats every day until Thu Sep 03 2020.
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Friday, August 28, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Saturday, August 29, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday, August 30, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Monday, August 31, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Parents Who Lead on Racial Justice in Their Communities

From Embrace Race:

There have always been parents, grandparents and other caregivers organizing for child-centered racial equity in their communities. Today, their efforts are as vital as ever.

Date: 
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 8:30pm - 9:30pm

CLiF: A Workshop on Sharing Books with Children

The Children's Literacy Foundation (CLiF) recorded A Workshop on Sharing Books with Children on August 5th, 2020 about reading with your kids, especially during the Covid times and changing school schedules.

WATCH ON TV : You can watch this program on Channel 17/ Town Meeting Television, on Comcast Cable and Burlington Telecom.

You may watch the program on-line after airing by clicking here: https://www.cctv.org/watch-tv/programs/workshop-sharing-books-children.

Date: 
Monday, August 31, 2020 - 5:15pm - 7:00pm

Lunchtime Live with Farmer Nicolle

Join Farmer Nicolle of Sugar Feather Farm as she goes live on Facebook on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday to share more about the rare, unique, and heritage types of fowl raised on the farm! Each Lunchtime Live will last for about 15 minutes. Specific topics are outlined below:

Monday: Sugar Feather Farm Background & Heritage Breed Fowl - Learn more about how the family got involved with farming, heritage breeds of fowl, and what’s happening right now!

Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday and every Thursday 3 times.
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 12:00pm - 12:15pm
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 12:00pm - 12:15pm
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 12:00pm - 12:15pm

CANCELLED: Window Art with Wingspan Studio

Join Maggie Standley from Wingspan Studio as she brings the library's front windows to life with her piece, "All Power to the Imagination." Bring your mask down to the Library lawn to watch on Wednesday, August 12 from Noon-4 pm.

About the artist: 

Wingspan Studio is a professional art studio and small education center. Owned by Maggie Standley, they use an arts integrated lens and underline arts, nature, culture, kindness and French. 

Date: 
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Virtual Science Cafe: Cell Phones, Whales, and Redefining ‘Wild’

Virtual Science Cafe: Cell Phones, Whales, and Redefining ‘Wild’ from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History

Need a dose of wonder? Smithsonian experts from the National Museum of Natural History take you into their world by sharing stories about the subjects they have dedicated their lives to exploring. 

Join us virtually for this science cafe , and set the stage at home with a drink and meal of choice. 

Date: 
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Constellations: Science and Stories in the Sky

Live Webcast: July 28 | 4pm EDT / 2pm MDT

Summer is the finest part of the year for stargazing because it offers warm nights and the beauty of the Milky Way running straight overhead. The constellations we see have been passed down to us across generations with patterns that reflect different stories from around the world.

Date: 
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

We are now partially open. Click here for info. 

The library will be open for voting only on Tuesday, November 3rd. Regular services will resume on Wednesday, November 4th.