Upcoming Events in December at the Jaquith Public Library
All events are free and held at the library (unless noted otherwise): For info: 802-426-3581
122 School St. RM 2, Marshfield, VT firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit our website: www.jaquithpubliclibrary.org
Art and Author Night: Veins of Gold
Friday, December 2
6 p.m. Art Opening with artist Suki Ka’Pinao White
7 p.m. Author Sandra Erickson will read her poems
Inspired by my husband's recent open heart surgery~ a visual exploration of what connects us to our roots and to each other by re- imagining the veins that carry our life's blood into re-routed golden inner rivers of energy where we are given a chance to become the best of ourselves by magic + connection + transformation. Refreshments will be served.
Classic Film Series
First Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
Rick Winston will introduce each film, and afterward will lead a discussion.
December 7th: The Band Wagon (1953). A pretentiously artistic director is hired for a new Broadway musical and changes it beyond recognition.Director: Vincente Minelli.Stars: Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, and Oscar Levant. For more info contact Tom Blachly at 229-5290 or at email@example.com
Climate Change and Tax Policy
Thursday, December 8 at 7 p.m.
State Representative Janet Ancel will speak about how tax policy can address climate change, focusing on a change last year in the fuel gross receipts tax and weatherization funding. Co-sponsored by the Marshfield Energy Committee and Jaquith Public Library
Is that Sapling a Son of a Beech or a Son of a Birch
Saturday, December 10 at 12 p.m.
Join Natural Marshfield for a winter tree identification walk with local expert Ed Jalbert. Co-sponsored by the Marshfield Conservation Commission and the Jaquith Public Library. This talk is part of a monthly series of walks and talks about the local environment with Vermont naturalists, usually on the third Thursdays but consult website schedule.
Song Circle and Circle-songs with Heidi Wilson
Second Wednesdays starting on December 14 from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m.
We'll start each evening with a sing-along Song Circle using Rise Up Singing, the great collection of folk songs . Then we'll explore some circle singing: lifting our voices in spontaneous harmony rich songs. We’ll sing renditions of both traditional songs and fresh brand new songs that we create together as we explore how to turn a simple melody into a living, changing, multi-layered song. All voices and ages welcome.
Moving Pictures: Films about Immigration
Third Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
December 21: The Ballad of Little Jo (1993) Based on a true story; this film is a fine companion to November’s film, unfolding very near in place and time among the invaders. Its protagonist crosses territories of class, geography, gender and race.
Jaquith Young Writer’s Workshop
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
December 27, 28 and 29
9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Calling all young writers - Turn your story idea into a book! We will meet for three sessions in this vacation week workshop to help develop writing skills, offer encouragement, brainstorm story ideas and offer gentle editing help. Following the workshop, the books will be printed into softbound books for the writers to keep. Suggested for young people ages 8-14. Refreshments will be served! All authors will be invited to participate in an upcoming Art and Author Night in January, celebrating the work of the talented young people in our community. Pre-registration required and space is limited. Call the Jaquith Library at 802-426-3581to register.
ONGOING EVENTSStory Time and Playgroup
Wednesdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. starting on September 21.
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.