Preserve, Transform and Strengthen

 

A big thank you to our many generous donors whose support made this exciting renovation possible.

Stop by to see the amazing progress that we have made. Keep your eye out for a grand opening event early this summer and don’t forget - we are open!

 

Morning Crafts at the Library, Wednesday, August 9th

Town Father's Day on August 9th means no IPP but don't worry - the Library has got you covered! Join us for a craft project based on the children's book Only One You. Each child will paint a rock that will be included in a special rock garden on the grounds of the FI Library We want a big, beautiful rock garden so come on over! We are also looking for adult volunteers to assist. All children welcome. Snack will be provided. 

 Wednesday, August 9th, 10 am-12 noon at the library. 

 

Therm Benton's Adventurer Lecture - The Camino de Santiago Walk

Thomas (Therm) Benton will be visiting as part of our “Adventurer” Lecture Series with a slideshow and talk about his two 500 mile walks across Spain.  For two years in a row, Therm walked the Camino de Santiago coastal route from mid-June to July 5th, Benton started in Porto, Portugal and finished in Santiago, Spain.  Therm is a trained actor who is sure to make us laugh and think as he recounts his most excellent adventure. 

Tuesday, August 15th, 5:30 pm

Stuffed Animal Sleepover Special Story Hour

Our famous “Stuffed Animal Sleepover” special story hour returns!  Join us a little earlier than our usual story hour and bring a stuffed friend who would like to stay overnight at the library!  You won’t believe the mischief that happens while the library is closed for the night!

Tuesday, August, 15th, 4 pm (note early start) at the Library

IPP Craft Sale 9 am-12 noon

Come visit our table to see what books and treasures you can take home! 

Saturday, August 12th, 9 am-12 noon on the Village Green. 

IPP Craft Project Day

Town Father's Day on August 9th means no IPP but don't worry - the Library has got you covered! Join us for a craft project based on the children's book Only One You. Each child will paint a rock that will be included in a special rock garden on the grounds of the FI Library We want a big, beautiful rock garden so come on over! We are also looking for adult volunteers to assist. All children welcome. Snack will be provided. 

 Wednesday, August 9th, 10 am-12 noon at the library. 

Bill Harley, Two Time Grammy Award Winning Storyteller!

Please join us for a very special story hour when Bill Harley comes to the library to make us laugh with his hilarious stories and songs! "Bill Harley has the uncanny ability to reaffirm life for listeners, be they five or fifty. Humor, empathy, intelligence and reality all radiate from his work and from him." - Penguin Books. 

Tuesday, August 8th, 4:30 pm at the Library

New Books at the Library!

We have some hot new titles, stop by and check them out! 

"The Fix" by David Baldacci

"Anything is Possible" by Elizabeth Strout

"Pachinko" by Min Jin Lee

"Black Book" by James Patterson

"Fast & Loose" by Stuart Woods

"The Burial Hour" by Jeffrey Deaver

"The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane" by Lisa See

"The Stars are Fire" by Anita Shreve

"Celine" by Peter Heller

"Beartown" by Fredrik Backman

"Against All Odds" by Danielle Steel

Camino Island" by John Grisham

"Come Sundown" by Nora Roberts

"The Identicals" by Elin Hilderbrand

"The Sunshine Sisters" by Jane Green

"Proving Ground" by Peter Blauner

"Frozen Hours" by Jeff Shaara

"The Jersey Brothers: a Missing Naval Officer...by Sally Mott Freeman

"Killers of the Flower Moon" by Min Jin Lee

"Secrets in Summer" by Nancy Thayer

"Testimony" by Scott Turow

"No Middle Name" by Lee Child

"The Ministry of Utmost Happiness" by Arundahati Roy

"The Duchess" By Danielle Steel

"Kiss Carlo" by Adrian Trigiana

 

The Front Room is Now Open!

Great news! As our front room renovation project nears completion, we are thrilled that our our loyal (and patient!) patrons can come by and check out the new improvements. In addition to a bright and open new space, there are many other upgrades to lighting, computers and technology, furnishings and displays throughout the library. We can't wait to show it off, so please stop by soon! 

Adult Book Discussion, All Welcome!

 

Please join us as we discuss the following titles on the second Thursday of each month. There should be copies available at the library. All are welcome!

 

7 pm at the library. 

 

July 13: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

August 10A Stranger In The Forest: On Foot Across Borneo by Eric Hansen

September 14Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

October 12Goodnight Beautiful Women by Anna Noyes

November 9Zeitoun by Dave Eggers

 

 

The Peter Brinckerhoff Nautical Lecture Series

To honor Peter’s many years as President of the Library Board and his continued service and as a tribute to his love of sailing, the library initiated The Peter Brinckerhoff Nautical Lecture Series in 2010.

 

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