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Events Calendar

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Upcoming Events:

**please note: library events are cancelled at this time due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19. Please check back periodically as we begin to make more online programming available**

Zine-making Workshop with author Lassiter Williams–postponed
Wednesdays at 3:30
March 18
For ages 10 and up (focused on teens and tweens)

Lassiter Williams is an author and writing instructor who lives in the Northeast Kingdom.  Her YA novel, The Rage, was published in July of 2019. This workshop will cover basic story development, give kids the chance to share writing ideas and stories, and will result in each young writer creating their own unique zine. To sign up, please contact the library at (802) 626-5475 or email abbymjohnson3@gmail.com. For more information on Lassiter Williams, visit www.lassiterwilliams.com

 

Book Discussion Program – The Gilded Age – Then and Now –postponed until May 21

This book discussion series meets monthly. Sign out a book from the Cobleigh to participate. The first book is Last Days of Night by Graham Moore. Books span the time from the 1893 Columbian Exposition to the Gilded Age.  Portrayals of inventors, entrepreneurs, artists and lawyers include Henry James, Stanford White, Clarence Darrow, George Westinghouse, Thomas Edison, D.W. Griffiths and detective William Burns. Three novels and a narrative history illustrate that spectacular time period in ways that in turn illuminate our own era.

The schedule is:

Thursday, March 26th at 7:00 p.m. Lake on Fire by Rosellen Brown

Thursday, April 23 at 7:00 p.m. American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, and the Birth of Hollywood and the Crime of the Century by Howard Blum

Thursday, May 21 at 7:00 p.m. Maze at Windermere by Gregory Blake Smith

The discussion sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council is free and open to the public with Suzanne Brown as the discussion leader.  Extra copies of the books are available at the library to check out.  The Cobleigh Library is accessible.

Red Clover Storytime –now meets via Zoom. Participants will be emailed a link.
Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. through April 8th
Grades K-4
The Red Clover Award is a state-wide kids’ choice book award. 10 books are chosen every year to be voted on in the spring by kids from across the state. Our storytime focuses on one of the 10 nominated books each week, and includes a special project to explore the book in more depth. We end our 10 week session with a voting party to choose our favorite book for the year. Please contact the library to sign up your child. (802) 626-5475 or email abbymjohnson3@gmail.com

 

My Favorite Book–postponed
Saturday, April 4th
10:00 a.m.
Join us for a special Saturday storytime. Kids bring their favorite books from home to share with the group, and bring one home to keep! Stories followed by a healthy snack. Co-presented with Lyndonville Early Head Start.

 

 

 

Dance Your Story–postponed
Tuesdays, starting March 10th
5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Ages 5 and up
Try something new and let your story move you! A new group is forming to celebrate the library and stories through dance. This group will meet for 7 weeks to create a collaborative, community based choreography project with dance instructor Elizabeth Mahnker. All ages encouraged- kids to adults. This project will be presented as part of the spring dance performance at Lyndon Institute, which has decided to donate the proceeds of the performance to the library. For more information, please contact Elizabeth Mahnker at vermonttinytoesballet@gmail.com or Abby Johnson, at (802)626-5475. Please sign up through the library by calling or emailing abbymjohnson3@gmail.com.

Cobleigh Board of Trustees Meeting
Thursday, April 16th
6:00 p.m.
Board of Trustee meetings are open to the public and all are welcome to attend.

Cobleigh Board of Trustees Meeting
Thursday, May 28th
6:00 p.m.
Board of Trustee meetings are open to the public and all are welcome to attend.

Cobleigh Board of Trustees Meeting
Thursday, June 25th
6:00 p.m.
Board of Trustee meetings are open to the public and all are welcome to attend.

Ongoing Events:

Children’s Storytime–postponed. Online storytimes will be available each week starting Tuesday, March 31st. Check our Facebook page for more information

Children’s Storytime for ages 0-5, Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. and Wednesdays 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!

 

Tech Tutoring!–postponed

Our Tech Tutor can help people on Saturdays for 30 minute slots by appointment.  Call 626-5475 or stop in the library to reserve your spot.  Appointments are available starting at 9:00 a.m. and the last appointment is at 10:30 a.m.  Let the library help you with your technology needs!

 

Beginner COMPUTER CLASS–postponed

Thursday Mornings at 10:00 am 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! **There is no computer class on Thursday, March 5th**

 

Cobleigh Library Origami Group— postponed
Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 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.


Home Delivery–postponed

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 facebook.