After five years of fundraising and over a year of construction, the Simpson Memorial Library invites the public to come and see the library’s new addition and renovation of the old building. Therefore there will be an open house for donors, patrons and community members at 2 PM on Saturday, October 22nd. Light refreshments will be served during the event. The library was built in 1925 and the facility has had running water and indoor plumbing for the first time, an addition utilized by everyone. Additionally, the children’s reading area has improved and there is a new section of the building for the young adult patrons. The library is located on 8 Plymouth Road in Carmel.
The Pittsfield Public Library is hosting a book launch of “Where the Sky has No Stars” on Thursday, October 20th from 6 to 7 PM.
This is the first published works by poet Wesley Burton of Pittsfield. Wesley’s contemplative and imaginative poetry entices readers to face moments of transition. His words explore the inner depths of the psyche, the healing power of nature, and the soul’s resistance to move forward out of darkness. Wesley will read excerpts from his book and be available afterwards for a book signing during the reception. The library is located at 110 Library Street in Pittsfield.
Poet Wesley Burton, will be reading from his book on Thursday, October 20th at the Pittsfield Public Library.
The Newport Cultural Center will be offering “Storytime to the Rescue,” on Friday, October 21st at 10 AM. Join the group for a fireman themed storytime, while, local Newport Firemen stop by as special guests. The firemen friends will be reading some stories and talking to the group about the jobs firemen do. There will also be a real fire truck to explore and learn about. Then at 6 PM, the NCC will be holding a movie night at 6 PM. All ages are welcome, however children under the age of 13 need to be accompanied by an adult over the age of 18. The movie is free. Concessions will be offered including; pizza, popcorn and a beverages. The NCC is located at 154 Main Street in Newport. For more information contact 368-5074.
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