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January 2019

Art at Tilton

January 19 @ 10:00 am - February 21 @ 1:00 pm

PLEXUS Acyclic Painitngs by Deborra Stewart-Pettengill

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February 2019

Pajama Day

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

It's February vacation! Celebrate by staying in your pajamas and wearing them to the library. Hot chocolate and snacks served in the children's room. Drop in anytime between 10am - 4pm.

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Story Time

February 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

We meet at 11 in the children’s room and start the story at about 10 after. Story time is free and open to all children ages infant-4 years old and their caregivers. No sign up needed.

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Third Thursday Book Discussion – Into the Wild

February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself. Four months later, his decomposed body was found by a moose hunter. Jon Krakauer constructs a clarifying prism through which he reassembles…

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A Proper Cuppa

February 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

British Tea Time Join us for a proper British cream tea, complete with tea sandwiches and scones. We’ll have a bit of a chat on the history of the British tea and practice British dialect. Enjoy our posh display of British literature and films. A jolly good time!

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Story Time

February 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

We meet at 11 in the children’s room and start the story at about 10 after. Story time is free and open to all children ages infant-4 years old and their caregivers. No sign up needed.

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March 2019

Mystery Book Discussion: The Girl Before by JP Delaney

March 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In the tradition of The Girl on the Train, The Woman in Cabin 10, and Gone Girl comes an enthralling psychological thriller that spins one woman’s seemingly good fortune, and another woman’s mysterious fate, through a kaleidoscope of duplicity, death, and deception. Join us on the first Thursday of the month for a lively discussion of this month’s title and other of life’s mysteries. Copies of the book are usually available at the circulation desk or can be reserved online…

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Third Thursday Book Discussion – A Stranger in the Woods

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

LIBRARIES IN THE WOODS SERIES PRESENTS: A Discussion of A Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a reality; not out of anger at the world, but simply because he preferred to live on his own.A New York Times bestseller: In 1986, a…

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Forest Bathing Retreat: Local Author Talk

March 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

LIBRARIES IN THE WOODS SERIES PRESENTS: A book talk with local author Hannah Fries People have been retreating to the woods for quiet, meditation, and inspiration for centuries, and recent research finds that time spent in the forest doesn’t just feel good but is, in fact, good for you. Inspired by the Japanese concept of shinrin-yoku, or forest bathing, poet Hannah Fries invites readers to bask in the company of trees, whether in a city park or a rural nature preserve. Fries will read from her…

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April 2019

A not-so-Stranger in the Woods

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
DEERFIELD TOWN HALL, 8 Conway Street
South Deerfield, MA 01373
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LIBRARIES IN THE WOODS SERIES PRESENTS: Presentation by Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary After reading A Stranger in the Woods, come learn about the woods in Massachusetts. Via a PowerPoint presentation discover the types of forests in our state, some of the changes over time, and some of the birds and wildlife that can be found here. We will also discuss some plants that can be edible as well as plants and animals to be cautious of. LIBRARIES IN THE WOODS is a community-read…

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