Upcoming Programming at the Library May 20 to 23

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Easton Library to Host Opening Reception for Easton High School Student Art Show

On Monday, May 20, from 5:30 –  6:30 p.m., in the Easton branch of the Talbot County Free Library, there will be an opening receptionfor the 2019 Student Media Showcase, which will feature student films, illustrations, and design work.  It will be on display in the Easton library’s main meeting room through September 3.  All library programs are free and open to the public.  Patrons do not need to pre-register to attend this reception or the art show.  For more information, please call the library at 410-822-1626, or visit www.tcfl.org.

Easton Book Group to Discuss Alice McDermott’s “The Ninth Hour”

On Monday, May 20, at 6:30 p.m., in the Easton branch of the Talbot County Free Library, the Easton Book Group (which is open to all) invites patrons to join them for a discussion of National Book Award-winner Alice McDermott’s “The Ninth Hour.”

Mary Gordon, writing in The New York Times Book Review, said of “The Ninth Hour”: “McDermott has extended her range and deepened it, allowing for more darkness, more generous lashings of the spiritual . . . Vivid and arresting . . . Marvelously evocative.”

All library programs are free and open to the public.  Patrons do not need to pre-register to participate in this discussion.  For more information, please call the library at 410-822-1626, or visit www.tcfl.org.

Memorial Day Wreath-Making Workshop to Be Held in Easton Library

On Tuesday, May 21, from 10:00 a.m. – noon, the Easton branch of the Talbot County Free Library invites patrons to come in and learn how to make a special Memorial Day wreath for  your door.  All materials for the wreaths will be supplied by the library.  All library programs are free and open to the public, but space is limited, so pre-registration is required.  For more information, or to pre-register, please call the library at 410-822-1626.  You can also visit www.tcfl.org.

Katie Barney

Easton Library Lunch & Learn: Early American Herbs

On Thursday, May 23, at noon, the Easton branch of the Talbot County Free Library will host a lecture by cookbook author Katie Barney on Early American Herbs and how they were used for medicinal purposes, insect repellants, and in teas.  She will explain which herbs were brought here from the old world and which were already native to North America.  She will also give a cooking demonstration using some of the herbs, and do a book signing.

Barney is the co-author of “The Best of Newport,” author of “Annapolis: The Guidebook,” “Eastern Shore of Maryland: The Guidebook,” “God’s Bounty: Chesapeake’s Bounty,” “Chesapeake’s Bounty II,”“New England’s Bounty,” “Nantucket’s Bounty,” “Maryland’s Western Shore: The Guidebook,” and several publications on the fiber optic telecommunications business.  She is a consultant on international business and protocol. Her hobbies include gourmet cooking, fine wines, history, sailing, genealogy, and gardening.

All library programs are free and open to the public.  Patrons do not need to pre-register to attend this lecture.  The Lunch & Learn series are sponsored by the Friends of the Library, which will provide coffee and dessert at the lecture.  For more information, please call the library at 410-822-1626, or visit www.tcfl.org.

St. Michaels Library to Offer Family Games

On Thursday, May 23, at 3:30 p.m., the St. Michaels branch of the Talbot County Free Library invites patrons to bring their whole family into the library for an afternoon of board games and fun educational children’s games.  This program is for all ages, though children 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult.  All library programs are free and open to the public.  Patrons do not need to pre-register to participate in this program.  For more information, please call the library at 410-745-5877, or visit www.tcfl.org.

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