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Programs & Events

Upcoming Events at Windsor Library:

Monday, April 7th, 3-4:15PM Break and Make! 

Take apart old machines and make new.  Advanced sign up required by calling the library at 674-2556.  Free. At the American Precision Museum, 196 Main St, Windsor.

 Monday, April 14th, 1PM. Teen Book Discussion of The Fault in our Stars by John Green.

 Monday, April 14th, 1PM Scams and Fraud

A presentation by Megan Kellett, Community Outreach Specialist, Better Business Bureau (BBB) Serving Eastern Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island and Vermont. This program will cover the most common scams currently circulating, major red flags to watch out for and the precautionary tactics we can use to protect ourselves and our identity. Free. Windsor Library, 43 State St

Monday, April 14th, 7PM Politics of Food Book Discussion Group: Ruth Ozeki’s My Year of Meats

This monthly group will look at the issues of how and what we eat by exploring the following topics: the history of food, factory farming and the global food trade, the locavore movement, traditional vs. western diets, and the environmental and philosophical differences between a vegetarian diet and eating meat. Please call the library (or email librarian@windsorlibrary.org ) if you need a copy of the book. Free. Windsor Library, 43 State St

Tuesday, April 15th, 7PM Seed Library Kick-Off!

Bring:
- Yourself!
- Non-GMO, Non-Hybrid Seeds to Donate!
- Finger food to share!

Enjoy gardening talk. For instance, how do you plant tomatoes from seed? (You should be doing this now!) Learn to grow. Learn and grow. Share your knowledge. Come on out! Free. Windsor Library, 43 State St

 Monday, April 21st, 6:30PM Appy Hour

Do you have an iPad, Android Tablet, Smartphone, iPod or other device? Do you have cool apps you’d like to show off? Want to learn about apps that others find useful, fun, or extra-cool? Bring your device to the library and come prepared to share and learn. Free. Windsor Library, 43 State St.

Tuesday, April 29th, 7PM Author Reading
Author Elizabeth Buechner Morris reads from her historical novel, Bitter Passage, a story set during America’s epic 1849 gold rush. Elizabeth Morris writes for SAIL Magazine, Points East, Southwinds, Power Cruising, and others. Her short fiction has been published in many venues, including the Caribbean Writer, Hawai’i Pacific Review, the Binnacle, the Evening Street Review, and Janus. She is an engaging presenter and has done readings in New York, Massachusetts, Florida, New Hampshire, and now Vermont. Bitter Passage is her first novel. Free. Windsor Public Library, 43 State St.

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Ongoing events:

Meditation Group. Thursdays, 6–6:30 p.m.

All are welcome. Bring your own pillow if you have one. Instruction is available if you have never meditated before. Windsor Public Library, 43 State Street.

 Adult Creative Writing Group. 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, April 2nd & 16th, 7-8:30 p.m. Bring a laptop, a notebook and pen, or just bring yourself and we’ll supply the paper. We’ll write for 30-45 minutes and then participants (who want to) can read aloud to receive feedback and support. No pressure. No previous writing experience necessary. Fiction writers, nonfiction writers, playwrights, poets – all are welcome! Please call Barbara with questions at 802-674-2556 or email barbara@windsorlibrary.org. Windsor Public Library, 43 State Street.

Genealogy Group. Monday, April 7th, 7-9 p.m. (Meets the first Monday of each month.) Join Genealogist Pamm Trask as you and others work to discover your roots. Beginning genealogists are welcome as well as veterans. Bring your questions, your wisdom and even your roadblocks. Windsor Public Library, 43 State Street.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.
Join us for stories, songs, and crafts. For ages 0-5 with parent or caregiver. Windsor Public Library, 43 State Street.

Afterschool Program. Wednesdays, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
This program is designed for children in grades K-4, though older students are always welcome to help. Join us for a snack, a story and a project. Windsor Public Library, 43 State Street.

 


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