Special Presentations

Bookery and Cookery: Soup

Tuesday, January 17 from 1 to 3 pm

Bookery and Cookery is a book/ topic discussion program of cookbooks, cookbook authors or chefs or a specific kind of food. Each participant makes a recipe for 6. Each participant brings a plate, silverware, and cup and we try all the food while discussing and evaluating the recipes. This FREE Program is limited to 12. Please sign up at Reference and for more details.

Meditation for Healthy Living with Dr. Alan R. Post, DC

Wednesday, January 18 at 6:30 pm

Discover a simple meditation technique that can melt away stress and be a powerful addition to a healthy living regimen. Facilitated by Dr. Alan Post, long time meditator and contributing author to "Meditation as Medication for the Soul" by Rajinder Singh, who has been practicing meditation for over 30 years.

Play Reading

Monday, November 28th @ 6pm

A brand new play about a family confrontation that grows more and more out of hand.

Ongoing Programs

Joseph Giampaoli will lead a multi-week class in Italian -- both speaking and grammar. Each class will build on what is learned in the previous class. Materials and humor are provided. Class is FREE. Contact Grayce at Reference to sign up for an email notification and more information.

Monday Night Coloring for Grownups

Every Monday from 6-8 pm

Join a group of patrons who enjoy coloring with pencils, markers and gel pens. All materials supplied. From coloring books that the library owns, you will select a black and white drawing, and copy that drawing onto special heavy paper that takes the coloring materials well. Enjoy the company of other participants in this fascinating, therapeutic, stress relieving hobby.

Friday Morning Knitting Group

Friday, 10 am to noon

Join a regular group of people who gather to knit together, most Fridays from 10am until noon. See calendar or call to confirm.

Fiction Book Discussion

With staff fiction specialist Kevin Broccoli. Ask Kevin at the Circulation Desk to put a hold on the book for you, and we'll see you there. No registration required!

Tuesday, January 10th at 3:00 pm Smoke by Dan Vyleta. A discussion of the mystical and mysterious acclaimed novel where smoke pours out of the bad people in society.

Tuesday, February 7th at 3:00 pm The Nix by Nathan Hill

Film Trips

The library will be coordinating trips to watch films in theaters and discuss afterwards. Participants must provide own transportation. Registration required. Time announced the week of the trip.

Thursday, October 27th The Girl on the Train

Thursday, November 30th Lion

Monthly Genealogy Group

Meets usually on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 4:30 pm. Free and open to the public. New topics each month are outlined in the Genealogy newletter.

October 12 Field Trip: Judicial Records Center

Archivist Andrew Smith will give a tour and show naturalization records and court records from the 1700’s. Registration required.

November 9

- 4:30-5 Discuss issues and ask questions related to genealogical searching.

- 5-6:30 "Four Brick Walls" Group Genealogist Diane MacLean Boumenot will give a slide presentation and talk on what to do when you can't find more information—"a brick wall."

For more information about the Genealogy Group and to receive the monthly newsletter email gmoorehead at mohrlibrary.org or contact the reference desk.

Computer Help

You can request on-the-spot basic help using our computers and other technology. We also offer workshops.

On Display

Folios from the collection of Ralph S. Mohr, including a detailed atlas of civil war battles, and colored illustrations of military uniforms from the 19th and early 20th century.

For more information about the library, or to receive email notices of library events, contact us.