Monday, February 07, 2011

Got the February Blues?

Good News! It's a Short Month!
If you've grown weary of shoveling the snow, battling miniature glaciers, and enduring unfriendly weather in general, stop by the library this February and give yourself a break. Programs are scheduled for adults, kids, and families.

Saturday Afternoon Concert
Saturday, February 12, 2 p.m.
'New Folk' group Horizon Blue performs this Saturday. The band is led by award-winning songwriters and multi-instrumentalists Peter & Monique Hill and features Mark Annulli on bass and Jim Henry on resonator guitar.

Songbirds of the Northeast
Thursday, February 17, 1 p.m.
Naturalist John Root will present both recordings and photographs of our native and introduced songbirds. Learn how to recognize these birds by their songs and calls, and discover the roles of vocalization in bird lives.

Make a Hawaiian Splash
Saturday, February 19, 1 p.m.
Think warm and breezy. Think palm trees and soft sand. Think shorts and sandals. If you get the idea, join us for our February vacation 'luau show' featuring hula dancer Tiare Kahana. Program includes a participating sing-along, percussive fun, and a dance lesson! Click here to register.

An Afternoon with the Gillettes
Thursday, February 24, 1 p.m.
Learn more about William Gillette, actor and playwright, best known for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes... and let us not leave out William's beloved wife, Helen. Harold & Theodora Niver perform as the Gillettes.

Just for Kids
Wonderlab, Vacation Week Edition
This simple science program, entitled Otis and the Elevator, is especially for kids age 4 or 5. Work with ropes and pulleys and discover how Otis created the first elevator.

Fribrary Time! What's a Brownfield?
Meet with members of East Hampton's Brownfields Redevelopment Agency to learn more than one answer to this question. If you are in 4th or 5th grade, be prepared to use your computer skills, solve puzzles, and learn a little something about local history.