LIBRARY NEWS

Featured Artist
for the month of March

Jim Chandler, a renowned artist from Vermont, has been taking photographs since age thirteen. He prints, mats, and frames his own work.
Since 1970, Jim has been interpreting his images with poetry that he has written.



Please join us in the Betty Ann Low Meeting room to view his exhibit.

HOOPLA

A growing number of library patrons are using Hoopla to instantly borrowing digital movies, music, eBooks and more, 24/7. To meet this increasing demand and stay within budget limits, patrons will be allowed 10 checkouts per month.
LIBRARY EVENTS
March 28, 2017

The ABC's of Genealogy

with Dave Robison
of Old Bones Genealogy

Genealogy picture
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
How to get started with genealogy! Planning, recording, on-line searching, and the general rules of the road. We will cover pedigree charts, family group sheets, DNA, and more. Participants will be given access to dozens of genealogical research tools and websites. Join us for this three session class on
March 7th, 21st & 28th
Register by calling the library @ 413.565.4181, ext 1620
March 29, 2017

LIBRARY YOGA

WHAT'S THE HOOPLA?

Four Wednesdays, March 29th, April 5th, April 12th, & April 19th.


1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

ALL LEVELS WELCOME!

Free Yoga Classes

Start your yoga practice at Storrs Library and then learn how to grow your practice at home using Hoopla, a free streaming service that includes yoga programs you can watch and listen to from your portable device.
Bring your own mat & water
Register by calling the library @ 413.565.4181, ext 1620 or use links below:

March 29th session

April 5th session

April 12th session

April 19th session
April 3, 2017
NEW ~ EVENING SESSIONS!

STORRS LIBRARY
COOKBOOK CLUB


Register early as Cookbook Club sessions fill up fast!

Join Storrs Library Cookbook Club! Both seasoned and beginning cooks will enjoy our meetings!

Stop by the library to pick up this month's book selection,
The Make Ahead Cook by Ina Garten

Choose a recipe to prepare and bring it to the library for taste-testing and book discussion.

Monday, April 3rd
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Register by calling the library @ 413.565.4181, ext 1620 or
April 4, 2017

NEWS LITERACY
with STEVE FOX


Join us as UMASS Professor of journalism, Steve Fox, uses recent news stories to urge us to think critically about the reliability of news sources.

Tuesday, April 4th
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Register by calling the library @ 413.565.4181, ext 1620 or
April 5, 2017






SPRING FOREIGN
FILM SERIES


MY LOVE, DON'T CROSS THAT RIVER ~ 2014 ~ South Korea

A couple who have lived together for 76 years faces the last moment of their marriage.




Coming on May 3, 2017

LA HAINE ~ 1995 ~ France

24 hours in the lives of three young men in the French suburbs the day after a violent riot.

All movies are held on Wednesdays, begin at 6:30 p.m., and are held in the Upstairs Screening Room
April 5, 2017

GREAT DECISIONS
DISCUSSION GROUP


Click here for session topics and to register online


April 11, 2017
DONOR FAMILY QUILT INFO SESSION!

Loving Squares; a quilt sponsored by LifeChoice Donor Services will be on display for the month of April.

Each square on the quilt was hand-stitched by local families to commemorate the lives of loved ones who gave the gift of life through organ and tissue donations




In conjunction with April being Organ Donation month, Life Choice Donor Services will present an information session on organ and tissue donation and how important it is to our society.

Jane Andrews, a local kidney/pancreas transplant recipient will be speaking about her life changing experience.

Join our community to meet and listen to Jane's inspiring life story.

Light refreshments will be served

Tuesday, April 11th
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Register by calling the library @ 413.565.4181, ext 1620 or
April 12, 2017

Coming this Spring

AUTHOR TALKS
@STORRS LIBRARY

sunfish sailboat



book cover


book cover

Register by calling the library @ 413.565.4181, ext 1620 or use links below:

Wednesday, April 12th
at 6:30 p.m.


Join us for a collection of romantic, funny and heartfelt stories of sailing on a Sunfish with local author
Stephan Platzer!

April 12th Talk




Monday, April 24th
at 6:30 p.m.


Local author Ellen Meeropol will read from her latest novel Kinship of Clover.

April 24th Talk






Monday, May 8th
at 6:30 p.m.


Dr. Patricia Martin will talk about her new book, "Liars, Cheats, and Creeps".

May 8th Talk


April 18, 2017

Pieces Of The Past: Frederick Law Olmsted and the Massachusetts Legacy


A one-hour illustrated lecture sponsored by the Longmeadow Historical Commission, Longmeadow Historical Society and Storrs Library explores the rich landscape legacy and ideas that shaped some of the most treasured places in Massachusetts. The presenter is Alan S. Banks who oversees the historical interpretation of Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site in Brookline, Massachusetts.

Tuesday, April 18th
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Register by calling the library @ 413.565.4181, ext 1620 or
April 24, 2017

STORRS LIBRARY
COOKBOOK CLUB
in April


Register early as Cookbook Club sessions fill up fast!

Join Storrs Library Cookbook Club! Both seasoned and beginning cooks will enjoy our meetings!

Stop by the library to pick up this month's book selection,
The Food Lab
by J. Kenji Lopez-Alt

Choose a recipe to prepare and bring it to the library for taste-testing and book discussion.

Monday, April 24
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Register by calling the library @ 413.565.4181, ext 1620 or