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Stop in and visit Hartland Public Library this month for the following: Story Time at 10:30 AM every Saturday; National Box Tops for Education Week, Monday, September 17th through Sunday, September 23rd. Bring Box Tops to HPL for the students of Hartland and St. Albans; Friends of Hartland Public Library meeting on Thursday, September 20th at 6 PM. All residents of Hartland and St. Albans are welcome to attend; International Peace Day Celebration on Saturday, September 22nd from 10:30 AM to 12 PM. The International Day of Peace is Friday, September 21st and the Friends of Hartland Public Library will be hosting a Day of Peace Celebration on Saturday, September 22nd from 10:30 AM to 12 PM under the direction of Beth Clark. This Family Event is free and open to the public. Some of the highlights will include the reading of “Peace is an Offering”, discussing the life of Maine’s Samantha Smith, decorating Peace Dove cookies, folding Origami Cranes, and making a Garland of Peace with peace messages for the Children’s Reading area. This celebration is sure to be fun for all. Stop by the Hartland Public Library located at 16 Mill Street for this special celebration.
Homeschooling parents are invited to the Pittsfield Public Library on Thursday, September 20th at 2 PM for a brief “meet and greet” pertaining to new reading groups for children. In planning programs, we’d appreciate feedback about the best day and hour. Coffee will be served and of course children are welcome. If unable to come to the meeting, stop in the library and fill out the survey and give your opinion about new homeschool book and reading groups. The Library is located on 110 Library Street.
Christine Burns Rudalevige, author of “Green Plate Special: Sustainable and Delicious Recipes” will be at the Newport Cultural Center on Saturday, September 22nd at 11 AM for a book discussion and signing. In the book, Rudalevige shares her recipes for sustainable and delicious meals, alongside tips and tricks for greening your kitchen and making the most of your produce. From the farmer’s market to the dessert plate, this book is filled with ideas that will surprise and delight home cooks and eco-advocates, including recipes for meatless mains, summer barbecue favorites, and mouth-watering side dishes. Featuring dozens of recipes that are good for the planet (but do not sacrifice flavor), Green Plate Special is an easy-to-digest primer for conscious, delectable living. The NCC is located at 154 Main Street. For more information contact 368-5074.