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Thursday, June 9th, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Join the Friends of the Library for an evening with author, professor, and Alan Parker expert, David F. Gonthier, Jr. Mr. Gonthier is a Lecturer in Film Studies and English at Keene State College in New Hampshire. He is the co-author of “The Films of Alan Parker, 1976-2003,” and will be speaking about his book and the career of film director Alan Parker. Parker’s filmography includes Fame (1980), Pink Floyd – The Wall (1982), Mississippi Burning (1988), Come See the Paradise (1990), The Commitments (1991), Evita (1996), and Angela’s Ashes (1999).
Mr. Gonthier’s talk will be held in the handicapped-accessible Simoni Room. Sign up for this event by emailing email@example.com, by calling 781-769-0200 x110 or 222, or by visiting the Reference or Information Desk.
Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 at 10:00 am and 7:30 pm
Summer is officially here, and that means relaxing outside with a good book. Join librarians Beth Goldman and Margot Sullivan for their fun and informative reviews of fiction, mystery, non-fiction, and whatever else strikes their fancy. You never know, you may find your next great read! No registration is required, refreshments will be served.
The Outreach Department would like to announce the winners of the Fifth Annual Essay Contest. Our topic was “The Bravest Character I Know.” Click here to see a fun graphic of the winners and titles, or read below to see our winners.
The celebration will be held in the Simoni Room on Monday, May 9th, from 7-9 pm. The winners will be reading their essays at that time. Please join us. In the meantime, stop by the library to see a poster that honors our entrants.
And the winners are:
Group 1 (3-4th grade):
1st place – Ananya Ramamoorthy, 2nd place – Catherine Cronin and 3rd place – Joy Xu-Allan
Honorable Mentions: Nevan Sujit, Nirjara Akkole, Scotty Lynch
Group 2 (5th-8th grade):
1st place – Venkata Dasuri, 2nd place – Alyssa Lahaise and 3rd place – Cameron Badger
Group 3 (9th-12th grade):
1st place – Mary Erickson and 2nd place – Meenu Ravi
Congratulations to all the winners! We’d like to thank all of the participants for entering.
Thursday, April 7th from 7:00 to 7:30 pm