LIBRARY NEWS

Foreign Policy Association
presents

Great Decisions
If you would like to pre-order a copy of the briefing book, bring a check in the amount of $25.00 made out to Storrs Library to Barbara Fitzgerald at the library.

Orders are due by
October 20, 2017


GREAT DECISIONS
TOPICS for 2018

The Waning of Pax Americana?

Russia's Foreign Policy

China and American: the new geopolitical equation

Media and Foreign Policy

Turkey: a partner in crisis

U.S. global engagement and the military

South African's fragile democracy

Global health: progress and challenges

starting in February


Featured Artists for the month of October

The Wilbraham
Art League


During the month the exhibit may be viewed anytime the Betty Ann Low Room is not in use.

The Wilbraham Art League was founded in April of 2007 by a group of committed artists for the purpose of developing active community interest and providing education in the field of fine arts.

The exhibit will showcase over thirty paintings and photographs of New England landscapes and florals in a variety of mediums such as oil, acrylic and watercolor.

WAL exhibits thoughtout the Pioneer Valley.
The league meets the second Tuesday evening of the month with a demo from a prominent artist. Anyone interested may visit their website at www.wilbrahamartleague.org

LIBRARY EVENTS

October 21, 2017

Community Comfort Quilt Project

Community Quilting
Register by calling the library @ 413.565.4181, ext 1630 or use links below:

Saturday, October 21st
10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.



Saturday, October 21st
1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.



Saturday, November 4th
10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.



Saturday, November 4th
1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.





Join us for a day of community quilt making! In the spirit of caring and sharing, all ages and levels of sewers are welcome to attend!

On Saturday, October 21 we will sew the quilt squares and join them together.

OnSaturday, November 4 we will assemble the quilt.

Register for either a morning or afternoon session.

Attend one or both days, as your schedule permits. If you don't want to or can't sew, stop by to join in the joy of this event.


Registration is limited to 15 quilters per session, session times are 10-12:30 & 1-3:30. Side projects for children: quilt scrap note cards and fabric garlands.

Quilts will be donated to the Ronald McDonald House.
October 23, 2017

LUNCHTIME
COOKBOOK CLUB


Register early as Cookbook Club sessions fill up fast!




Storrs Library Lunchtime Cookbook Club is holding its second meeting that both seasoned and beginning cooks will enjoy!

Stop by the library to pick up this month's book selection,
Mario Batali
Big American Cookbook


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

Monday, October 23rd
12:30 ~ 2:00 p.m.
Register by calling the library @ 413.565.4181, ext 1620 or
October 26, 2017

NATIONWIDE
SCREENING EVENT


An Inconvenient
Sequel:
Truth to Power




Join us for a nationwide screening event of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, the recently released follow-up to the Oscar-winning An Inconvenient Truth.

The film will show at 5:00 p.m. Afterwards, join organizations across the country at 6:45 p.m. for a live-streamed Q&A private webcast with Al Gore. The webcast will only be accessible to event participants.

Thursday, October 26th
5:00 ~ 8:00 p.m.
Register by calling the library @ 413.565.4181, ext 1620 or
November 6, 2017

EVENING COOKBOOK CLUB


Register early as Cookbook Club sessions fill up fast!

Both seasoned and beginning cooks will enjoy our meetings!

Stop by the library to pick up this month's book selection,

Modern Potluck
by Kristin Donnelly

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

Monday, November 6
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Register by calling the library @ 413.565.4181, ext 1620 or
November 13, 2017

TREASURES FROM
THE ATTIC


with Dennis Picard


This program is co-sponsored by the Longmeadow Historical society and Storrs Library
Dennis Picard will ‘show & tell’ a collection of interesting items from the Storrs House Museum attic. Mr. Picard has been a museum professional in the living history field for over 30 years at both Old Sturbridge Village and Storrowton Village Museum.

He has authored many articles on the lifestyles and folkways of New England and served as a consultant for historical societies and museums.

Monday, November 13
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Register by calling the library @ 413.565.4181, ext 1620 or
November 14, 2017

Travel the World through

Masterpieces of World Literature

Lisa Ruch
Join Bay Path Professor of English, Lisa Ruch, Ph.D., to travel the world through masterpieces of literature across the globe and through historical eras.

Pick up a copy of next month's book at the library

book covers

Register by calling the library @ 413.565.4181, ext 1620 or online

The Renaissance
Don Quixote
by Miguel De Crevantes
Tuesday, November 14th

The Enlightenment
Tartuffe by Moliere
Tuesday, January 16th

19th Century
Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen
Tuesday, February 13th

20th Century
Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
Tuesday, March 20th

*All Book Discussion
sessions begin at 6:30 p.m.



This program is funded by the Friends of Storrs Library in honor of Sarah Haller
November 20, 2017

STORRS LIBRARY
FALL BOOK CLUB

book cover





book cover


November's book selection will be
The Book that Matters Most by Ann Hood

GoodReads Book Review

Monday, November 20th
1:00~2:00 p.m.
Register by calling the library @ 413.565.4181, ext 1620 or use link below:



December's book selection will be
Hillbilly Elegy
by J.D. Vance

NY Times Book Review

Monday, December 18th
1:00~2:00 p.m.
Register by calling the library @ 413.565.4181, ext 1620 or use link below: