Sounds Good: Music Themed Movies Third Wednesday of the Month at 7 p.m.
March 20 - Songcatcher (2001) A musicologist in the early 1900’s, stopped in her career tracks by sexism, leaves the conservatory to go to Appalachia to document and collect folk music.
CHAPTERS IN HISTORY THREE Book Group: The Twenties; Roaring and Otherwise
A free program series of reading and discussion co-sponsored by the Marshfield Historical Society and the Jaquith Library Saturdays at 2 pm.
April 13 - Coolidge by Amity Shlaes, 2014. A brilliant and provocative reexamination of American's 20thpresident and the decades of unparalleled growth that the nation enjoyed under his leadership. May 11 - Hoover: an Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times by Kenneth Whyte, 2017. The definitive biography of Herbert Hoover, one of the most remarkable Americans of the twentieth-century—a wholly original account that will forever change the way Americans understand the man, his presidency, his battle against the Great Depression, and his own history.
Showing Up For Racial Justice: Living Room Conversations About Racism 4th Wednesdays of the month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Central Vermont Showing Up for Racial Justice hosts conversations at the library about racial justice and what YOU can do to be part of ending racism in our communities. Four conversations, on the fourth Wednesday of the month through April, will offer information, reflection, and conversation as we learn together how we can all show up for racial justice. Each conversation is a stand alone. Come to one, or all! All welcome, free and open to the public. February 27 - The Movement for Black Lives Policy Platform Come learn more about the Movement for Black Lives, its aims, and how this movement connects with our lives in Vermont.
March 27 - Free Speech in the Time of Charlottesville This conversation will look at the high cost of hate speech and our part in shifting the conversation.
April 24 - Practice Session to Interrupt Hate and Talk about Racism This session supports us in taking bold steps to intervene in everyday racism in our communities, through skill building and practice.
May 22 - Ending White Supremacy in our Hearts, Minds, and Community Finishing out the series, this conversation will expand our understandingof whiteness, and offer reflection on unlearning the lies of white supremacy.
Handwork Circle Weekly on Thursdays at 6:30 pm, starting January 17
Bring with you what you are working on: knitting, crocheting, cross stitch, felting, sewing, hooking, embroidery, darning, quilting, etc. and visit with your friends and neighbors. Share handwork skills, ideas, advice and relax.
Second Floor Gallery Show Artist Ruth Pope Ruth Pope: Artist Landscape Painter Artist Ruth L. Pope paints in the Hudson River School manner. Ruth began her art education at Munson Williams Proctor Institute in Utica, New York and later studied art at Syracuse University. After her studies Ruth hiked many high peaks across the U.S. and Canada, gleaning much inspiration and real life landscape education. She resides in Middlesex, Vermont.
Story Time and Playgroup Wednesdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Join Sylvia Smith for story time, and follow up with playgroup with facilitator, Erin Barry. For children birth to age six and their grown-ups. We follow the Twinfield Union School calendar and do not hold the program the days Twinfield is closed.
Monthly Book Group for Adults 4th Mondays of the month at 7 p.m. Join us for the Jaquith book group. For copies of the book, please stop by the library. New members are always welcome, and it’s only one hour a month! September 24 - Sing, Unburied, Singby Jesmyn Ward October 22 - Homegoing byYaa Gyasi November 26 - Killers of the Flower MoonbyDavid Grann December- No book group January 28 - The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson February 25 - The Wind in My HairbyMasih Alinejad March 25 - Asymmetryby Lisa Halliday April 22 - The Resurrection of Joan Ashbyby Cherise Wolas May 20 - In the Time of the Butterfliesby Julia Alvarez
Jaquith Library Board of Trustees Meetings 2nd Mondays, 7:00 p.m. in the library meeting room. All members of the public are welcome to attend. Hap Hayward History Center Open during regular library hours. Enjoy Marshfield's very own history room. Photos and displays of local artifacts. A collaboration between the Marshfield Historical Society and Jaquith Public Library.