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Events Calendar

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Upcoming events:

Nature Explorers Program: An exploration and inquiry of the natural world for grades K-4th

Thursdays, through May 11th, 3:15 to 4:15

A month-long afterschool program, presented by Kelsey Trepanier from America Reads. This workshop will focus on promoting reading and writing skills through the investigation and inquiry of the natural world. Children will use Interactive Science Notebooks to investigate, document, and explore plants, animals, and elements from the environment.

 

Cobleigh Library Origami Group (CLOG)

Origami returns, starting Thursday April 27th. 3:15-4:15 pm, through May 25

Every Thursday at 3:15 p.m.

Grades 4-8. (Adults welcome, too!)

Learn the art of paper folding with volunteer Teresa Vasko!  She will lead the class in a variety of creations each week. CLOG has been known to create and fly paper airplanes, make cards for the guests of the Darling Inn Meal Site, holiday projects and many other unique and creative projects.  Come and be a part of this fun and enjoyable group! Free- no registration required.

 

Booker Prize Winners a Reading Discussion Series Program has started again. The final program is May 9th.  Books are available for loan ahead of time.  The program is on the Tuesday evenings at 7:00 p.m.  

Established in 1968, England’s Booker Prize is awarded annually to a citizen of the U.K., the Commonwealth, Ireland, Pakistan, or South Africa who has written the year’s best novel according to a panel of critics, writers, and academics. Graham Swift, who won the Booker in 1996, singled it out as the finest accolade a writer can receive, “It’s the one which, if we’re completely honest, we most covet.”

The discussion leader is Mary Hays.

May 9         Michael Ondaatje, The English Patient (1992)

 

These programs are free and accessible to those with disabilities.

Contact Cindy Karasinski for more information at (802) 626-5475.  This is a Vermont Humanities Council series hosted by the Cobleigh Public Library.

Under a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of NEH or the Vermont Humanities Council.

 

Cobleigh Public Library Trustees Meeting

Monday, May 1 at 4:30 pm

All meetings are open to the public and all are welcome.

 

Ongoing Events:

Children’s Storytime

Children’s Storytime for ages birth to 5 on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 a.m. and on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. A fantastic time to borrow books, enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes!  With a “letter of the day” and a focus on one of the six early literacy skills, songs, crafts and the opportunity to meet new library friends!

 

Need Help using your Kindles-Nooks-IPads-Smartphones-Laptops and more…?

Get FREE one on one help at the Cobleigh Library for an hour from Tech Intern Blake Kincaid.  He’s available from 3:00-5:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m.- noon on Friday mornings, and 9:00 -11:00 a.m. each Saturday. Sign up for a time at the front desk or call 626-5475 for more information!

 

Beginner COMPUTER CLASS

Thursday Mornings at 10:00 a.m. to 12 Noon
Come learn to cruise the Internet, get a web based email, or have questions answered about your laptop or tablet. The Cobleigh Public Library has high speed WI-FI available. Do you have a new topic?  Please ask us! Please call 626-5475 to register!

GED Tutoring is available Monday afternoons

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  A tutor is available from Northeast Kingdom Learning Services for GED.


BridgeSaturday Afternoons, 12:30 p.m. Join us for an afternoon of bridge.  Beginners as well as seasoned veterans are welcome to join this lively and jovial group.

 

La Leche League Second Tuesday of each month, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

A relaxed setting for new and expecting mothers to meet other mothers and find support for breastfeeding, sleep, and other parenting issues.

 

Home Delivery – Are you homebound?  Would you like materials delivered to you from the library?  Please call the library at 626-5475 for more information on this free service for those who are not able to get to the Library.

 

Reading Partnerships are available.  If you know someone who would benefit from reading with a partner, please call the library.  We will accommodate your schedule.

These programs are free, open to the public and handicapped accessible. Please visit our webpage at www.cobleighlibrary.org or like us on facebo