Friends of the Eldredge Public Library Fall 2016 Learning Series presents The Enlightenment, Beaumarchias, Mozart concert featuring selected works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart performed by Haskell Thomson and Maury Castro, pianists, Dan Flonta, violin, and Joan Kirchner, soprano.¬† Tickets are available at the Eldredge Public Library for $20, and at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church (625 Main Street Chatham) on the day of the concert.
At the Eldredge Library we are celebrating the dogs in our lives. These dogs protect us, make us happy, melt our hearts, break our hearts, make us fall over laughing, and eat our homework; and they make our lives all the better for it!¬† Authors, Programs, Contests, Movies, Prizes & More!
Photographer Kim Roderiques will speak about her book¬†Dogs on Cape Cod,¬†a book capturing the love that dogs have for this unique environment.¬†¬†Dogs on Cape Cod takes you on a photographic journey through the Cape, witnessing a wide variety of dogs enjoying their favorite activities in this special place. It features humorous, poignant, and endearing photos of dogs of every age, from puppies to elderly dogs. Whether pure bred or mixed, their importance in our lives always proves to be extraordinary. This book captures the heart and soul of dogs on Cape Cod.¬†
Two members of the Yarmouth Police K-9 Unit and their canine partners will join us for a talk¬†¬† and a demonstration of skills by the dogs.¬†¬†Learn about the selection, training, and duties performed by these brave working dogs, and their role in Cape Cod law enforcement.
Jess Thomas from Agway of Cape Cod will tell us:¬† why maintaining a healthy weight in your pets is so important to their long-term health; simple steps you can take to promote a healthy body condition; what to look for on pet food labels and navigate misleading marketing; the importance of measuring food; how to encourage healthy digestion; monitoring body condition without a scale.
As part of Dog Days @ the Eldredge, author Spencer Quinn will speak (sit! stay!) about his adult mystery series, the Chet and Bernie books, as well as his new series for children about Birdie and Bowser.
David Rosenfelt is the author of the 17 Andy Carpenter mystery books, many stand-alone novels,¬†Dogtripping: 25 rescues, 11 volunteers, and 3 RVs on our canine cross-country adventure, and Lessons from Tara: life advice from the world's most brilliant dog. ¬†A former screenwriter and Hollywood executive, he now lives in Maine with his wife and 25-40¬†dogs. ¬†He is a¬†is a national advocate for dog rescue, runs the Tara Foundation rescue organization, has found homes for more than 4,000 dogs,¬†and practices what he preaches!
Two volunteers from the MSPCA - Cape Cod Animal Care and Adoption Center will be here with a guest dog for an informal session. ¬†They will be happy to answer questions about the MSPCA, dog training and care, and about the guest dog visiting.
Everyone is welcome to join our ongoing book to film group. ¬†In honor of Dog Days, we'll be viewing Jack London's classic adventure White Fang about the friendship developed between a Yukon gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues. ¬†Books are available at the library.
Venture into ‚ÄúThe Center‚ÄĚ of South America with Monomoy Teacher Jennifer Walter and get a glimpse of what life was like in ancient Peru. ¬†Imagine running the old, stony pathways through the clouds to wind up at the site of Machu Picchu. ¬†View the stunning landscapes gazed upon by the Inca, and find out what that word really means.
Season's Readings: New, Notable, and Near-n-Dear Children's and Young Adult Literature - Wondering what books to purchase for the readers on your holiday list?¬† Need some great suggestions for your reluctant reader?¬† Can't meet the demands of your fervent reader?¬† Looking for great additions to your classroom library?¬† Interested in what's new and notable in children's and young adult literature?¬† Join us for a lively discussion of the latest greats and fan favorites.¬† This event is ideal for parents, grandparents, professionals, and book lovers looking for worthy titles to share at home and in the classroom along with creative ways to excite, enhance and extend positive reading experiences.¬† Annotated lists, door prizes, and holiday treats for all who attend.¬† (Certificates of attendance will be given to those who require them.)¬† No registration is required.¬† This is a community event hosted by the Eldredge Public Library and Monomoy Community Services.
Wednesdays¬†¬†December 7¬†@ 10:15¬†
Reference Librarian Amy Andreasson will present instructions for downloading free library ebooks to your Kindle and tips for searching the Clams digital library site. Bring your questions regarding your Kindle, or call Amy for an individual appointment (508-945-5170) if you need additional or extended help. Registration is required. Register online or call the library at 508-945-5170.
By appointment Reference Librarian Amy Andreasson will present instructions for downloading free library ebooks to your Kindle Fire and tips for searching the Clams digital library site. Bring your questions regarding your Kindle Fire, or call Amy for an individual appointment (508-945-5170) if you need additional or extended help. Registration is required. Call the library at 508-945-5170.
Wednesdays¬†December 7¬†@ 11:30¬†
Reference Librarian Amy Andreasson will present instructions for downloading free library ebooks to your iPad and tips for searching the Clams digital library site. Bring your questions regarding your iPad, or call Amy for an individual appointment (508-945-5170) if you need additional or extended help. Registration is required. Register online or call the library at 508-945-5170.