WATERFORD LIBRARY

BROWN BAG GARDENING CHAT #4
Saturday June 23, 2018   Noon -2pm
Join ZiZi Vlaun from Window Dressers to learn about their program that teaches volunteers how to lower heating costs, and reduce CO2 emissions by producing low-cast insulated windows inserts for neighbors. To learn more visit windowdressers.org

Upcoming Events

BOOK LAUNCH

the Spinster's Hope Chest 

Saturday June 16, 2018  2 -4pm

Inspired by a letter in the Waterford Historical Society Museum, Waterford's own Robert Spencer will be here to discuss and sign copies of his brand new book.  All are welcome to attend.

RECENT EVENTS

BROWN BAG GARDENING CHAT #3

Saturday May 5, Noon-2pm

Join Fred Garbo and Shawn Kane of Garbo-Kane Solar for an educational workshop. Learn about solar electricity, electric vehicle charging stations, and battery storage.  They discuss ways to harvest electricity from the sun, how to best use this technology to save money, become more energy efficient, and have less environmental impact. This event is free and open to the public.

Just bring your own lunch. Beverages and dessert provided.

EARTH DAY ROADSIDE CLEAN-UP

 Saturday April 21, 2018 10 am -Noon 

Sponsored by Waterford, Albany, Stoneham Transfer Station

and CEBE (Center for Ecology Based Economy)

Meet at Waterford Library 10 am

1) pick up trash bags and gloves

2) select an area in town to work

3) free t-shirts to first 20 sign-ups

End at noon to gather for coffee and snacks at the Library

 Donna McCarraher 583-6702 or  mccarraher@roadrunner.com 

Saturday May 19 Noon-1 pm

Waterford Library Community Garden Brown Bag Lunch/ Action Plan Meeting for those participating this year.

The Board of Trustees of the Waterford Library cordially invite you to their 2018 Annual Meeting, Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Geraldine O'Donnell, President of the Trustees -host, and Nancy Marcotte, Trustee / local historian, will present an overview of the architectural study to make the library building ADA accessible. The board is working with Paul Stevens, great-grandson of the original architect, John Calvin Stevens. A grant from the King Foundation helped make this possible.

BROWN BAG GARDENING CHAT #2

Saturday April 14, 2018 Noon -2pm

Learn about the Sweden and Harrison Food Pantries

and Waterford Library Community Garden. 

​Bring your own brown bag lunch. 

ANNUAL 4th of JULY BOOK SALE EXTRAVAGANZA 

Wednesday July 4, 2018  8 am - Noon

Join us for this annual extravaganza.  All types of Books have been arriving throughout the year and donations are always welcome. Come support your local library.

​Thank you so much for your continued support!

    MYSTERY BOOK CLUB 2018

      Group meets 2nd Wed. each month at 4pm

July 11:Reginal Hill, Dalziel/Pascoe Series, set in England.

​APRIL Spring Vacation Extra Hours

 The library will be open  Mon - Fri from 2pm -4pm.

A variety of fun activities are planned for the children.

Monday-Fun with Nature - Doretta Colburn

Tuesday - Coloring, Games, & Puzzles - Nancy Eaton

Wednesday - Fun wth Collage - Carol Rice

Thursday - Recycled Crafts - Donna McCarraher

​Friday - Make you own Terrarium- Jane Traill

Caregivers should plan to attend.  Refreshments served.

BOOK CLUB SELECTIONS 2018

​Group meets 10 am Fourth Wednesday each month

June 27: This House of Sky: Landscapes of a Western Mind,   Ivan Doig. Autobiography. 336 pp.
July 25: Tangerine, by Christine Mangan. Fiction. 320 pp. 
Aug. 22: Homegoing, by Yaa Gyasi. Fiction 320 pp.
Sept. 26: Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II, by Vicki Constantine Croke.  Non-fiction.  368 pp.
Oct. 24:  Killers of the Flower Moon, The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI: by David Grann;  Non-fiction, 352 pp. 
Nov. 14: Exit West, by Mohsin Hamid.  Fiction 226 pp.