Library sails through the summer months

Harvard student and classical tabla drummer Alan Simon demonstrates his technique at the Mary MacIntyre Summer Reading Program. (Photo provided — Jenny Curtis)

Labor Day Weekend

The library will be closed on Sept. 1, 2, and 3 in observance of the holiday.

Saturday Hours

The library will again be open from 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. on Saturdays beginning September 8.

In appreciation

A tremendous thank you to volunteers, Linda Beairsto, Linda Grant, Linda Jackson, Hildegard Hammond, Marcia Gilbert, Katie Thoma, Jackie Beattie and Jenny Curtis, whose leadership and participation made the Mary MacIntyre Summer Reading Program a success.

Current Events Cafe

This group is open to anyone wishing to enjoy good coffee or tea and congenial conversation about local, national and world events. It will meet in the Dickert Room from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Mondays, Aug. 20 and 27 and Sept. 10.

Fiction Book Group

The fiction book group will meet in the Dickert Room on Tuesday, Sept. 11 to discuss “Dandelion Wine” by Ray Bradbury.

Racism Study Group

On Monday, Sept. 17, in the Dickert Room at 2 p.m. “Stamped From the Beginning” by Ibram X. Kendi will be the focus of a discussion on racism.

Science Book Group

“The Water Will Come” by Jeff Goodell will be discussed by this group on Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 2 p.m in the Dickert Room.

Acquisition highlights

Fiction: “Kolyma Stories” (Shalamov), “A View of the Empire at Sunset” (Phillips).

Nonfiction: “Blacks in the Adirondacks” (Svenson), “Finding True North” (Yardley), “Archeology in the Adirondacks” (Starbuck), “Buzz, The Nature and Necessity of Bees” (Hanson), “The Language of Kindness” (Watson).

Large Print: “All We Ever Wanted” (Giffin), “A Different Kind of Evil” (Wilson), “Uncensored” (Wood), “When We Found Home” (Mallery), “Southernmost” (House).

Juvenile Fiction: “Bat and the Waiting Game” (Arnold).

DVDs: “The Magic School Bus” (Season 1), “24” (Seasons 2 & 3), “Hugo”, “Castle” (Season 1).

CDs: “French for Dummies” (Erotopoulos).

Reference: “The American Flag, A Handbook of History and Etiquette” (Applewood Books).

Adirondack Research Room: “Finding True North” (Yardley), “The Bethune Murals” (Holtzman), “Canaras Yearbook” (2018), “Murder in the North Country” (Rowlands).

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