Distinguished English professor Jeffrey Berman from the University at Albany, will discuss “Teaching and Writing about Grief” on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. He’ll address the therapeutic value of writing about love and loss, and the important role grief memoirs can play in the healing process. Please register online, by phone or in person.
Our friends from Mad Science will help kids in grades three through five solve a chemical mystery (“che-mystery”) on Thursday, Feb. 13 at 3:30 p.m. We’ll explore the wonders of physical and chemical changes and make our own very own super ball. Please register online, by phone or in person.
Clifford returns to GPL to celebrate his birthday with us! Join the party with Barbara Lukas from WMHT as we watch a DVD, share fun crafts and get our photos taken with Clifford. This is a family / all ages event.
From her escape from slavery through the dangerous missions she led to liberate hundreds of slaves via the Underground Railroad, the story of heroic abolitionist Harriet
Tubman is depicted in the 2019 movie “Harriet”. We’re showing this film, rated PG-13, on our big screen Thursday, Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m. — popcorn included!
On Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 6:30 p.m., come enjoy a family film on our big screen, popcorn included! In “The Secret Life of Pets 2” (rated PG), Max and his pet friends explore the idyllic farm they now call home while the owner is absent. What unsupervised trouble will they get into?!
Parent and T(w)een Night
On Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m., students in grades five through nine and their parent/guardian are invited for a fun night out together for our new monthly Parent & T(w)een Night.
We’ll enjoy dessert and create a fused glass suncatcher project, led by the Studio for Art and Craft. Please register online, by phone or in person.
On Wednesday, Feb. 19 from 2:30 to 4 p.m., students in grades two through five can try creating bold configurations with our open building challenges, working solo or together. We’ll provide LEGOS, keva planks, marble runs, and more! Stop by any time during this drop-in program.
The library will be closed on Monday, Feb. 17 for Presidents’ Day.
Collage and cocoa
On Thursday, Feb. 20 at 3:30 p.m., tweens and teens are invited to turn old magazines into original art. We’ll savor a relaxing, creative afternoon, sipping cocoa and creating unique collages. Please register online, by phone or in person.
— Luanne Nicholson