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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Upcoming Events in October at the Jaquith Library
All events are free and held at the library (unless noted otherwise): 122 School St. RM 2, Marshfield, VT. For info: 802-426-3581 or jaquithpubliclibrary@gmail.com or visit our website: www.jaquithpubliclibrary.org

Remedies for Anxiety and Sleep: Friday, October 7 at 7 p.m.
 Join Baylen Slote of Black Turtle TCM for a dynamic evening of conversation and practise. Drawing on the tradition of Tao, Baylen will share a variety of holistic healing tools that can help balance the body of anxiety and facilitate deep and restful sleep. Discussion will include acupressure points and herbal home remedies. Practise of simple Qi gong exercises will be followed by Q &A over tea. All are welcome! QUESTIONS & MORE INFO: contact baylen e-mail: black@turtleTCM.com phone: 310-1400.

                                            Marshfield Harvest Festival: Sunday, October 2
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free Family Friendly Activities: face painting, cider pressing, pop-corn popping, arts and crafts, and field games. Music with Singer/songwriter Myra Flynn and a local student jazz quartet. For Sale:  books, baked goods and horse and wagon rides.
“Chili-Cook-off”: from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in our “Chili tent” ---- then vote for your best tasting chili and the cook will win a prize!!  Salads and corn bread will complement the chili. $8 adults and $4 children.  If you don’t like chili:  barbecued hamburgers (from a local farm), hot dogs and veggie burgers will be for sale.
There will also be a slide show: Marshfield “Before and After”: 100 years ago Marshfield's Main Street looked entirely different than it does today.   Did you know multistory commercial buildings lined the Streets until they were destroyed by major fires in 1905 and 1909?  Upstairs in the Hap Hayward History Room.
Seeking: Vendors for Marshfield Harvest Festival on Oct. 2: We’d like to invite any local vendors to sell craft items, antiques, flea market items, or local produce.  Local non-profits:  If you are a 501c3 organization and would like to participate, you are welcome to do so free of charge.  Call Liza at 426-2018.

Jaquith Classic Film Series: First Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
Rick Winston will introduce each film, and afterward will lead a discussion.
For more info contact Tom Blachly at 229-5290 or at blachly@together.net
October 5:  Best in Show (2000) A colorful array of characters compete at a national dog show. Director: Christopher Guest. Stars: Christopher Guest, Parker Posey, Fred Willard, Catherine O’Hara, Eugene Levy, Ed Begley, Jr., Michael McKean, and Bob Balaban.

Moving Pictures: Films about Immigration
Third Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
October 19: Men in Black (1997) Comedy with Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones as agents of a secret immigration department that deals with immigrants far more alien than anyone who is simply from another country could ever be.

The Hidden Half of Nature: Microbial Ecology
Tuesday, October 25 from 7 to 9 p.m.
MacArthur Fellow and geologist David R. Montgomery and biologist Anne Bikle, authors of The Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health will present exciting new information about the microbial ecologies in the soil and in our bodies. Farmers, gardeners, foresters and all those who have a body will find this fascinating. By donation.

Intro to Ham Radio Workshop: Wednesday, October 26 at 7 p.m.
Join David Hale (ham radio operator for 26 years in Central VT) and David Ferland (28 years in Central VT) with their fascinating ham radio equipment and learn about the art of the ham radio. For people of all ages.

Ongoing Events:

Natural Marshfield: Monthly walks and talks about the local environment with Vermont naturalists: Usually third Thursdays but consult website schedule.This year’s topics include origin of Vermont fishes, winter tree identification, rare plants of Vermont, invasive plants and other fascinating topics. Stay tuned!!

Storytime and Playgroup: Wednesdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Join Sylvia Smith for story time, and follow up with playgroup with Cassie Bickford. For children birth to age six and their grown-ups. We follow the Twinfield Union School calendar and do not hold the program the days Twinfield is closed.

Monthly Book Group for Adults: Fourth Mondays at 7 p.m. starting on September 26. For copies of the book, please stop by the library. New members are always welcome, and it’s only one hour a month!
Oct. 24, 2016: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Susan Green
Jaquith Public Library
122 School St. RM 2
Marshfield, VT 05658

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