Saturday, November 8th, 10:30 a.m. – 12 noon
Bob Whitney from Springfield Floral Supply will demonstrate how to create arrangements for the holidays. This free program is sponsored by the Longmeadow Gardeners. Everyone is welcome, but please reserve your spot. Click here to register for the program or call the reference desk at 565-4181, ext. 1620 for more information.
Monday, November 3, 6:30 p.m.
Enjoy a lively and insightful post-film discussion with Jeff Bemiss.
To reserve a seat, please call 565-4181, ext. 1620.
Synopsis -Alicia, a young woman, weak from walking through reeds and mud, is seen arriving at La Cocha, a remote lakeside village in the High Andes. She is seeking refuge at her estranged uncle Oscar’s dilapidated inn, La Sirga. Alicia tells Oscar that her family has been killed in a violent attack on her village and that she is fleeing the armed conflict in her area. Alicia works at the inn, hoping to put her traumatic past behind her. However, the armed conflict threatens to reach La Sirga and Alicia must once again her fear for her life.
Thoroughly engrossing! A triumph! –Rob Nelson, Variety
|“Impeccably Elegant [&] quietly devastating. Vega’s mastery of old-school arthouse technique is impressive.” – Stephen Dalton, The Hollywood Reporter|
Curious to hear some of their best fiction, memoir, and personal essays?
Take a seat and be delighted in this wild assortment of readings as seven writers from Janet Sadler’s Museum Writers’ Group take the podium at Storrs Library on Wednesday, October 22, 6:30p.m. Click here to register or call the reference desk at 413-565-4181 ext. 1620.
FOR ALL AGES!
Bring your own scarecrow outfit and assemble your Contest entry using stakes and hay provided by FOSL.
Enjoy locally made cider and donuts.
Rain or shine this contest will go on.
Fee is $5 per person, $20 maximum per family.
Register in advance by calling Storrs at 565-4182.
The next meeting of the Great Decisions Discussion Group is scheduled for Tuesday, October 21 at 6:30 p.m. The topic is China’s foreign policy. Elle Van Dermark from the Asnuntuck Community College will be the group facilitator. The library has one copy of the background information book available at the reference desk for in-library use. Click here to register or call the reference desk for more information at 565-4181, ext. 1620.