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April 2015
Art Exhibits and Programs

ART EXHIBITS

STRENGTH IN NUMBERS
Through April
Mezzanine Balcony

Strength in Numbers is a group of 16 Vermont art teachers who come together for monthly meetings to support each other in their art making; giving them the purpose they need to engage and persist in art making.

Burlington Then and Now: 150 Years a City
Through May 31
Fletcher Room

What did the “Queen City of New England” actually look like when it was officially incorporated as a City 150 years ago?  What buildings survive from the 1860s and what buildings from that era are no longer standing?  This “then and now” exhibit of historic Burlington photographs from the 1860s, displayed alongside contemporary photographs captured from the same vantage points, reveals the history of our City’s built environment- what it once looked like and how it has transformed over the past 150 years.

Most of the historic images in this exhibit are stereo views designed to be viewed through a device known as a stereoscope.  Stereo views are a pair of images arranged side-by-side which depict the same scene and create the illusion of a 3D image when seen through the prismatic lens of the stereoscope.  “South from Battery, Burlington, VT” is an example of how these stereo views would have looked as a double image. These view cards were an extremely popular application of mid to late-nineteenth century photography; they allowed people to literally experience the world in depth.  Many of the stereo views in this exhibit were taken by photographer Adin French Styles, who worked in Burlington from about 1865 to 1871 and published a series of stereo images known as “Green Mountain Scenery: 200 Stereoscopic and Card Views from all parts of Vermont.”

This exhibit which was displayed in the Metropolitan Gallery by BCA in February and March now moves to the library.  Credits: Britta Fenniman Tonn, Paul Reynolds of Paul Reynolds Photography, Angie Mae Lizotte, Christopher Burns, Prudence Doherty, Unitarian Universalist Church, UVM Development & Alumni Relations, UVM Special Collections.

PROGRAMS

IN CELEBRATION OF BURLINGTON POETS
Saturday, April 4, 4 pm
Main Reading Room

“Inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, National Poetry Month, held every April, is the largest literary celebration in the world with schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets celebrating poetry’s vital place in our culture.”

In cooperation with poet and UVM Professor of English, Major Jackson and poet Florence McCloud, the Fletcher Free Library celebrates Burlington’s vibrant poetry community with a poetry reading marathon, an extravaganza of Burlington poets with 27 poets confirmed to take the stage!

Poets reading: Eve M. Alexandra; Anna Blackmer; Sue Burton; David Cavanagh, Judith Chalmer; Jari Chevalier; Stephen C. Cramer; Penelope Cray; Greg Delanty; Mary Jane Dickerson; Kristin Dykstra; Tina Escaja; Rajnii Eddins; Jim Ellefson; Malisa Garlieb; Marylen Grigas; Alexandria Hall; David Huddle; Major Jackson; Daniel G. Lusk; Gary F. Margolis; Kerrin McCadden; Florence McCloud; Angela Patten; Alison Prine; Emilie Stigliani; Sharon Webster

Please join us for this kick-off to a month-long celebration of poets and poetry, a festival for the beauty and power of language.

Phoenix Books will be on-site with works by the poets reading.  The Library will be closing the reading room to normal library traffic at 2 pm.

OTHER POETRY EVENTS THIS MONTH:

First Annual Intercollegiate Poetry Reading
Wednesday, April 8, 6 pm
Fletcher Room

Students from Champlain College, Johnson State College, Middlebury College, Norwich University, St. Michael’s College and the University of Vermont read their own work in this first ever intercollegiate event at Fletcher Free Library.

POETRY EXPERIENCE
Saturdays, April 4 & 18, 1-3 pm
Pickering Room

Rajnii Eddins facilitates this poetry and spoken word workshop.  Gain confidence with your writing, learn from and support others and experience the joy of poetry.

Poetry Slam workshop hosted by Geof Hewitt
Saturday, April 11, 10 am - 12 noon 
Fletcher Room

The Young Writer's Project presents a slam workshop hosted by Slam Poet Extraordinaire Geof Hewitt

Young Writers Project screening of Louder Than a Bomb
Tuesday, April 14, 6-8 pm
Fletcher Room

Both hopeful and heartbreaking, Louder Than a Bomb follows the fortunes of four Chicago-area high school poetry teams as they prepare for and compete in the world's largest youth slam.

Young Writers Project THIRD THURSDAY POETRY SLAM
Thursday, April 16, 6-8 pm
Fletcher Room

A special Poetry Month edition of the Third Thursday Poetry Slam hosted by YWP, an all-ages poetry slam. The slam is open to students and community members alike and conducted with a spirit of low-key competition with silly prizes for best performances. Slammers may perform something written, memorized or improvised--alone or in a group--up to five minutes long. Radio broadcast rules apply.

Poetry Experience: A READING Hosted by Rajnii Eddins
Saturday, April 18, 4 pm
Pickering Room

The Poetry Experience happens twice monthly at the library.  The Experience helps writers hone their skills, find their voice and share their passion for the written and spoken word.  This public reading will feature poets, Randee Eddins, Humble (Jeffrey Philie), Alexander Long, Karl Berry, Kalsang Dolkar, Wesley Mead, Loki, Devon Robbie, Richard Bowen, and Fabiola Mujomba.

Fletcher Free Library Book Discussion:
Hellhound on His Trail by Hampton Sides

Tuesday, April 14, 6:30 pm
Local History Room

In April, the FFL Book Club selection is Hellhound on His Trail by Hampton Sides. This non-fiction work follows Martin Luther King, Jr. and James Earl Ray prior to and following the tragic crossing of their paths.

The discussion will be led by Thomas Corcoran.  More information about the book can be found here:
http://www.randomhouse.com/kdpg/doubleday/hellhound/

COmmunity Cinema & DISCUSSIONs
Tuesdays, April 21 & 28, 6:30 pm
Fletcher Room

FFL has partnered with Vermont PBS on a series of documentary panel discussions called Community Cinema. Contribute to this conversation with professionals in the field and neighbors in your community.  In April we are screening two films:

The House I Live In  (CANCELLED)
Tuesday, April 21, 6:30 pm

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, Eugene Jarecki’s The House I Live In builds a compelling case for the complete failure of America’s war on drugs. For the past forty years, the war on drugs has resulted in more than 45 million arrests, one trillion dollars in government spending, and America’s role as the world’s largest jailer. Yet for all that, drugs are cheaper, purer, and more available than ever. Filmed in more than twenty states, The House I Live In captures heart-wrenching stories from those on the front lines — from the dealer to the grieving mother, the narcotics officer to the senator, the inmate to the federal judge — and offers a penetrating look at the profound human rights implications of America’s longest war.

the homestretch 
Tuesday, April 28, 6:30 pm

The Homestretch follows three homeless teens as they fight to stay in school, graduate, and build a future. Each of these smart, ambitious youths — Roque, Kasey, and Anthony — will surprise, inspire, and challenge audiences to rethink stereotypes of homelessness as they work to complete their education while facing the trauma of being alone and abandoned at an early age. While told through a personal perspective, their stories connect with larger issues of poverty, race, juvenile justice, immigration, foster care, and LGBTQ rights.

Filmmakers Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly had unprecedented access into Chicago public schools, The Night Ministry “Crib” emergency youth shelter, and Teen Living Programs’ Belfort House. The Homestretch follows these kids as they move through the milestones of high school while navigating a landscape of couch hopping, emergency shelters, transitional homes, street families, and a school system on the front lines of the homelessness crisis. The Homestretch examines the struggles these youth face in obtaining a high school level education, and then follows them beyond graduation to focus on the crucial transition when the structure of school vanishes, and homeless youth often struggle to find the support and community they need to survive and be independent. A powerful, original perspective on what it means to be young and homeless in America today, while building a future.

ELL  PROGRAMS

ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLASSES
Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm
Beginner Level: Administrative Conference Room
Intermediate/Advanced Level: Pickering Room, 2nd Floor

For more information, contact Barbara Shatara, Programs & Partnerships, 865.7211.

CONVERSATION GROUPS

FRENCH CONVERSATION GROUP - "Dimanches"
Sundays, 4:00-5:30 pm
Local History Room

Parlez-vous français?  On your way to Paris or Quebec City?  Practice speaking French in a welcoming environment for all levels of proficiency.  Meet fellow francophones at these weekly drop-in discussions.

For more information, contact Barbara Shatara, Programs & Partnerships, 865.7211.

GERMAN CONVERSATION GROUP
First and third Wednesdays of each month: April 1 & 15
6:30-8:30 pm
Local History Room

Sprechen Sie Deutsch?  Meet others in the community who do too.  Join the group and practice foreign language conversation.  Fluency not required (nor is attendance at every meeting).

For more information, contact Barbara Shatara, Programs & Partnerships, 865.7211.

RUSSIAN – A CLASS FOR BEGINNERS
Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm
Community Room

Free Russian classes taught by a native speaker.  These weekly lessons will have you говоря России in no time!

For more information, contact Barbara Shatara, Programs & Partnerships, 865.7211.

Intermediate/Advanced Spanish Conversation Group
Sunday, April 12, 2:30pm
Community Room

Join Spanish instructor Maigualida Gomez for 90 minutes of conversation en Español on the 2nd Sunday of each month.  Best for those with intermediate to advanced profieciency.

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ART EXHIBITS

Burlington Then and Now: 150 Years a City
Through May 31
Fletcher Room

What did the “Queen City of New England” actually look like when it was officially incorporated as a City 150 years ago?  What buildings survive from the 1860s and what buildings from that era are no longer standing?  This “then and now” exhibit of historic Burlington photographs from the 1860s, displayed alongside contemporary photographs captured from the same vantage points, reveals the history of our City’s built environment- what it once looked like and how it has transformed over the past 150 years.

Most of the historic images in this exhibit are stereo views designed to be viewed through a device known as a stereoscope.  Stereo views are a pair of images arranged side-by-side which depict the same scene and create the illusion of a 3D image when seen through the prismatic lens of the stereoscope.  “South from Battery, Burlington, VT” is an example of how these stereo views would have looked as a double image. These view cards were an extremely popular application of mid to late-nineteenth century photography; they allowed people to literally experience the world in depth.  Many of the stereo views in this exhibit were taken by photographer Adin French Styles, who worked in Burlington from about 1865 to 1871 and published a series of stereo images known as “Green Mountain Scenery: 200 Stereoscopic and Card Views from all parts of Vermont.”

This exhibit which was displayed in the Metropolitan Gallery by BCA in February and March now moves to the library.  Credits: Britta Fenniman Tonn, Paul Reynolds of Paul Reynolds Photography, Angie Mae Lizotte, Christopher Burns, Prudence Doherty, Unitarian Universalist Church, UVM Development & Alumni Relations, UVM Special Collections.

One Year: Works by Livvy Arau-McSweeney
May 1-30
Reception: Sunday, May 3, 3-5 pm
Pickering Room

Livvy Arau-McSweeney was born in Barcelona, Spain but now lives in Burlington and is a senior at Burlington High School. This show is a sample of the work she’s been creating since moving to Vermont two years ago including paintings and photography.

Artist Statement:
Through digital photography I’ve been working on a concentration that represents the mystery that abandoned places evoke and the stories they hide. I’ve been able to experience, and then portray through my work, the many different feelings these places create. Sometimes they emit calmness or mystery and other times chaos or discomfort. My studio art practice is highly influenced by my love of narrative; I enjoy creating work that represents a fraction of a story or poses a question and leaves the rest up to the viewer. As a young artist, I am at a point where I am open to trying new things; I am still at a learning stage, which allows me to consider all kinds of media and themes instead of concentrating on just one.

PROGRAMS

VERMONT PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY
Tuesday, May 5, 6:30 pm
Fletcher Room

Inspired by the artist Frank Gonzalez, 91, a lifelong enthusiast of John Dewey, Nick Ruderman has formed a philosophy group in Burlington, Gonzalez’s summer home.

Similar to a university seminar, a guest lecturer will speak on a subject of philosophy followed by some discussion.  Forthcoming speakers may discuss ecology, Buddhism, Islamic philosophy, economics, jurisprudence, and history.  Discussion shall be directed according to the tenets of Dewey's version of pragmatism: fallibilism, naturalism, and pluralism.

READY, SET, SOW – Gardening Workshop
Tuesday, May 12, 5:45 pm
Fletcher Room

As dandelions start to bloom, gardeners know it is time to start the garden!  In this class, sponsored by Gardener’s Supply, learn which seeds to start right out in the garden and which to start inside.  We will explore different techniques for direct sowing and transplanting.  This class will focus on what is going on in your garden during the first 6 weeks.  Lisa Coven from Gardener’s Supply will demystify fertilizers, compost and mulch.  After discussing how to get started on your garden, we will talk about succession planting and making sure your harvest lasts all season long.

Fletcher Free Library Book Discussion:
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
Tuesday, May 12, 6:30 pm
Local History Room

The May book discussion is on Christina Baker Kline’s novel Orphan Train.  The book follows two young women in two different centuries cast into a world of uncertainty.

Book synopsis:
Between 1854 and 1929, so-called orphan trains ran regularly from the cities of the East Coast to the farmlands of the Midwest, carrying thousands of abandoned children whose fates would be determined by luck or chance. Would they be adopted by a kind and loving family, or would they face a childhood and adolescence of hard labor and servitude?

As a young Irish immigrant, Vivian Daly was one such child, sent by rail from New York City to an uncertain future a world away. Returning east later in life, Vivian leads a quiet, peaceful existence on the coast of Maine, the memories of her upbringing rendered a hazy blur. But in her attic, hidden in trunks, are vestiges of a turbulent past.

Seventeen-year-old Molly Ayer knows that a community-service position helping an elderly widow clean out her attic is the only thing keeping her out of juvenile hall. But as Molly helps Vivian sort through her keepsakes and possessions, she discovers that she and Vivian aren’t as different as they appear. A Penobscot Indian who has spent her youth in and out of foster homes, Molly is also an outsider being raised by strangers, and she, too, has unanswered questions about the past.

Moving between contemporary Maine and Depression-era Minnesota, Orphan Train is a powerful tale of upheaval and resilience, second chances, and unexpected friendship.

FILM & PANEL DISCUSSION:
DOCUMENTARY ON THE CRIMEAN TATARS
Saturday, May 16, 2 pm
Fletcher Room

Son of Crimea: Struggle of A People will be shown, followed by a discussion with Crimean Tatars living in the Burlington area.

Movie synopsis:
The Soviet government exiled the Crimean Tatars from their historic homeland in 1944. Accused of cooperation with the occupying Nazi forces during World War II, they were sent to Central Asia and the Urals. This documentary tells the story of Crimean Tatars' long and arduous campaign to return to their homeland without recourse to violence. Mustafa Jemilev (also known as Mustafa Kirimoglu or Dzhemilev), was merely six months old at the time of the deportation. At a young age, he came into contact with nationalist movement activists and devoted his life to this ideal, eventually becoming a symbolic name in his people's struggle for repatriation. A Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Jemilev is one of the most important human rights activists in the former Soviet Union. He served six prison terms, spending over 15 years in the Soviet GULAG, and survived the longest hunger strike in the history of human rights.

How to Get Ready to Hear Your “Call” with Jim Koehneke
Tuesday, May 5, 6:30-7:30 pm
Community Room

Wednesday, May 6, 6:30-7:30 pm
Fletcher Room

Tuesday May 12, 6:30–7:30 pm
Community Room

Wednesday, May 13, 6:30–7:30 pm
Fletcher Room

For more than twenty years, Jim Koehneke, MA has coached individuals to more joyfully and creatively express themselves in their careers and life.  This series of programs will help clarify your strengths, passions, and purpose to guide you in developing a new heartfelt vision; develop intentions aligned with your authentic Soul Purpose or Life Calling; and learn how best to achieve your vision.  To learn more please call or email Jim at 802-857-5641 or jim@loveyourworktoday.com

ELL  PROGRAMS

ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLASSES
Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm
Beginner Level: Administrative Conference Room
Intermediate/Advanced Level: Pickering Room, 2nd Floor

For more information, contact Barbara Shatara, Programs & Partnerships, 865.7211.

CONVERSATION GROUPS

FRENCH CONVERSATION GROUP - "Dimanches"
Sundays, 4:00-5:30 pm
Local History Room

Parlez-vous français?  On your way to Paris or Quebec City?  Practice speaking French in a welcoming environment for all levels of proficiency.  Meet fellow francophones at these weekly drop-in discussions.

For more information, contact Barbara Shatara, Programs & Partnerships, 865.7211.

GERMAN CONVERSATION GROUP
First and third Wednesdays of each month: May 6 & 20
6:30-8:30 pm
Local History Room

Sprechen Sie Deutsch?  Meet others in the community who do too.  Join the group and practice foreign language conversation.  Fluency not required (nor is attendance at every meeting).

For more information, contact Barbara Shatara, Programs & Partnerships, 865.7211.

RUSSIAN – A CLASS FOR BEGINNERS
Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm
Community Room

Free Russian classes taught by a native speaker.  These weekly lessons will have you говоря России in no time!

For more information, contact Barbara Shatara, Programs & Partnerships, 865.7211.

Intermediate/Advanced Spanish Conversation Group
Sunday, May 10, 2:30 pm
Community Room

Join Spanish instructor Maigualida Gomez for 90 minutes of conversation en Español on the 2nd Sunday of each month.  Best for those with intermediate to advanced profieciency.

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All programs are free and open to the public at the Fletcher Free Library, 235 College Street, Burlington.  For more information, contact Barbara at 865.7211.

 

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, every effort will be made to make our programs accessible to individuals with disabilities.  Please contact us at least two weeks prior to the program you wish to attend.  To make arrangements, please call 865.7211  (TTY Relay 711).

 


Teen Information

Gaming for Teens and Adults
Pickering Room
Tuesdays in April and May, 5-7:45 pm

802MTG is excited to partner up with The Fletcher Free Library to bring free, weekly Magic The Gathering and other tabletop games to the community.  All skill levels and formats are welcome, as well as beginners looking to learn. Participants under age 13 may attend with an adult or parental permission. No preregistration needed.

BOOK REQUESTS
Teens, did you know that you can request books from the Fletcher Free Library to be delivered to your school?  Contact the Edmunds Middle School, Hunt Middle School or Burlington High School librarians OR Rebecca Goldberg at rgoldberg@burlingtonvt.gov

Check out the Teen Page: http://www.fletcherfree.org/teens.html

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Youth Programs in April

Stories with Megan. At the Library: Mondays, April 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th, 11:00-11:30 a.m. At the Miller Community Center (130 Gosse Court, Burlington): Fridays, April 3rd, 10th & 17th, 11:00-11:30 a.m. Enjoy a fun-filled storytime with stories, songs and rhymes. Ages 2-5 years. Free. No preregistration needed. *

Creative Tuesdays. April 7th, 14th & 28th, 3-5 p.m. Join us and use your imagination to be creative with recycled materials. Create with Legos© on the first Tuesday of each month! Free. All ages. Under 10 with an adult helper, please. No preregistration needed.

Gaming for Teens and Adults. Tuesdays in April, 5-7:45 p.m.
802MTG partners with the Fletcher Free Library to bring free, weekly Magic The Gathering and other tabletop games to the community.  All skill levels and formats are welcome, as well as beginners looking to learn. Participants under age 13 may attend with an adult or parental permission. Free. No preregistration needed.

ChildLight Yoga for Kids. Wednesdays, April 1st & 15th, 2:00-2:45 p.m. ChildLight instructor Emily promotes healthy, happy, resilient kids through yoga. Free. Ages 4-8 years No preregistration needed. Parents and caregivers welcome!

Moving & Grooving with Christine. Wednesdays, April 8th, 15th & 22nd (cancelled on the 22nd), 11:00-11:30 a.m.  Move to the rhythms of great old Rock ‘n’ Roll and World Beat music! Recommended for ages 2-5 years, but everyone is welcome. Free. No preregistration needed.

Spanish Musical Kids. Thursdays, April 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd (cancelled on the 23rd) & 30th, 10:30-11:15 a.m.  Hola amigos! Vengan a cantar y aprender! Come share Constancia's love of Spanish with Latin American songs and games. Ages 1-5 years. Free. No preregistration needed. 

Music with Robert. Fridays, April 3rd, 10th & 17th, 10:30-11:00 a.m. Sing along with Robert for great family fun! All ages. Free. No preregistration needed. *  

Lego© Creations! Tuesday, April 21st, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Create a Lego© masterpiece for display at the Library. Free. Ages 4 & up. No preregistration needed.

Celebrate Poetry with Vermont's Jerry Johnson. Wednesday, April 22nd, 4:30-5:30 p.m. A not-to-be-missed event with this Northeast Kingdom author of two celebrated books: Up the Creek Without a Saddle and Noah's Song. Jerry will read from his poems set to music by Jon Gailmor and Pete Sutherland. All are welcome, children and adults! Come join the fun! No preregistration needed.

Healthy Kids Day. Saturday, April 25, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. The Fletcher Free Library joins the YMCA to celebrate "Healthy Kids Day" and to get a jump on summer. Enjoy healthy activities at the YMCA's FREE community event! Check out the Fletcher Free Library table to talk about summer reading and enter the Library raffle for a fun prize. All ages. No pregistration needed.

After School Homework Help and Free Reading Tutoring at the Library and the Miller Community Center (130 Gosse Court, Burlington). For information please contact the Fletcher Free Library Youth Desk: 865-7216.

Check out our Kids Blog: www.fletcherkids.blogspot.com!

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Youth Programs in May

Join our "Jam" to Keep Burlington Kids Hunger-Free this Summer! Saturday, May 30th, 7:00-10:00 p.m. Dance to live music by Mango Jam at a fundraiser organized and hosted by the Fletcher Free Library and Burlington's Summer Meals Coalition. Please call the Library for more information regarding the purchase of $25.00 tickets at (802) 865-7216 or contact rgoldberg@burlingtonvt.gov.

Kids Yoga. Sundays, May 3rd & 17th, 1:00-1:45 p.m. Young yogis come together and explore the beauty of new beginnings with ChildLight certified instructor Emily. Free. Recommended for ages 3-6 years. No preregistration needed. Parents and caregivers welcome! For details, call 865-7216.

Stories with Megan. At the Library: Mondays, May 4th, 11th & 18th, 11:00-11:30 a.m. At the Miller Community Center (130 Gosse Court, Burlington): Fridays, May 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd, 11:00-11:30 a.m. Enjoy a fun-filled storytime with stories, songs and rhymes. Ages 2-5 years. Free. No preregistration needed. *

Creative Tuesdays. May 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Join us and use your imagination to be creative with recycled materials. Create with Legos© on the first Tuesday of each month! Free. All ages. Under 10 with an adult helper, please. No preregistration needed.

Gaming for Teens and Adults. Tuesdays in May, 5-7:45 p.m.
802MTG partners with the Fletcher Free Library to bring free, weekly Magic The Gathering and other tabletop games to the community.  All skill levels and formats are welcome, as well as beginners looking to learn. Participants under age 13 may attend with an adult or parental permission. Free. No preregistration needed.

Spanish Musical Kids. Thursdays, May 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th, 10:30-11:15 a.m.  Hola amigos! Vengan a cantar y aprender! Come share Constancia's love of Spanish with Latin American songs and games. Ages 1-5 years. Free. No preregistration needed. 

Music with Robert. Fridays, May 1st, 8th & 15th, 10:30-11:00 a.m. Sing along with Robert for great family fun! All ages. Free. No preregistration needed. *  

Kids' Day! Saturday, May 9th, 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. The Fletcher Free Library joins Burlington Parks & Recreation to celebrate Kids' Day! Cheer for our library van in the parade down Main Street at 9:30 a.m. Visit the library's table at Waterfront Park from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and find out about "Every Hero has a Story," our 2015 Summer Reading Program and "Lunch at the Library!" Be sure to enter our raffle! Free. All ages. No preregistration needed. 

Check out our Kids Blog: www.fletcherkids.blogspot.com!

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*Please note: All groups must receive special permission to attend any program from Rebecca Goldberg. Daycares are welcome to programs with a caregiver for every two children. Please call 865.7216.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, every effort will be made to make our programs accessible to people with disabilities.  To aid us in making accommodations, please contact us a minimum of two weeks prior to the program you wish to attend.  Please call 865-7216 (TTY relay 711).