May News

On Thursday May 17th at 3:30pm the library will host a poetry reading to commemorate the publication of Pittsfield’s very own Maureen Van Horn’s poetry volume Fly Falls in Milk Jug: News in Haiku.  The reading will feature Maureen’s work; in addition local poets are invited to attend and read their poems.  Please come and savor this special event.

The Teen Book Worms will gather on Monday 7th at 5:00pm; they will enjoy a light supper and discuss Their Fractured Light by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner.  The Pittsfield Writer’s Circle will meet at the library on Monday 21st at 5:00pm.  The adult book club will meet to discuss Bottom of the 33rd: Hope, Redemption and Baseball’s Longest Game by Dan Barry at 10:30 am on Tuesday May 22nd at the Pittsfield Senior Center.  Everyone is welcome to join our ongoing activities whenever you have the time and inclination.

The preschool story hour that meets at 10:00am on Thursday will continue having fun with transportation, and then begin learning about farm animals.  The afterschool Adventure Club meets at 3:30pm on Tuesdays and will explore papier Mache, canvas and frame art.  On Tuesday mornings at 10:00am we offer a Stay and Play time for toddlers and their parents/caregivers to meet for a brief story, simple games, movement and time to socialize.

On Monday May 14th at the Chichester-Epsom-Pittsfield Libraries Memory Café we will explore items from the past and figure out what is it?  The Café will begin at 2:00pm at the Epsom Public Library.  Local caregivers and folks living with memory loss are invited to come and enjoy socialization in a comfortable setting. Refreshments will be served.

The Pittsfield Middle High School Art department has brought a new selection of student art work to display.  Please stop in to admire the students’ talent.