Thursday, May 29, 2008

Worthington Library presents natural history program

The Worthington Library presents:

A Brief History of the Worthington Landscape
Brian Hawthorne, wildlife forester

Wednesday, June 11, 7:00 pm at

The Worthington Historical Society

Thursday, May 15, 2008


WMRLS Grand Finale Poetry Slam

WMRLS Poetry Slam Grand Finale
Sunday, May 25 from 2:30 to 4:30
at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

Featuring poets from the following WMRLS Member Libraries:

Milne Library, Williamstown * Monterey Library * North Adams Public Library * Springfield City Library * Stockbridge Library Association * West Stockbridge Public Library * Wheeler Memorial Library , Orange * Worthington Library * Forbes Library, Northampton

Our Grand Finale will take place in the Auditorium of the Eric Carle Museum. Admission to the auditorium, the museum shop, and the museum café is free. Our audience will be provided with special red stickers for free admission to the store and café (if you would like to purchase items and/or refreshments). There is a fee for museum admission if audience members would like to arrive early and tour the museum.

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art now has our event featured on their online calendar of events at:

Support our Library Poets! Join us at our WMRLS Grand Finale Poet Slam on May 25.

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Earth Gardens and the Seasons of Life - May 15

On May 15 at 7 pm, the Worthington Library invites you to attend Earth Gardens and the Seasons of Life with Michael Caduto.

"Each new Generation has the opportunity to carry on the ancient tradition of growing Native seeds and passing a living legacy on to the next generation. Through story and song this performance explores the connections between people, plants and Native gardens. These gentle, humorous, nurturing stories also lead us on a journey through the cycles of the seasons and the changes that take place around us, and within us."

Michael is the creator and coauthor of many award-winning books such as Keepers of the Earth, Keepers of the Animals, Keepers of Life, Keepers of the Night and Native American Gardening. His most recent books are Everyday Herbs in Spiritual Life: A Guide to Many Practices and Abraham's Bind & Other Bible Tales of Trickery, Folly, Mercy and Love. He has written many magazine articles and his feature articles have appeared in many newspapers and his op-ed pieces have been carried over Reuters International News Service.

In 1984 Michael founded a service called P.E.A.C.E.® — Programs for Environmental Awareness and Cultural Exchange. P.E.A.C.E.® promotes understanding, awareness, appreciation and stewardship as the foundation for building a harmonious, sustainable relationship between people and Earth, and among the cultures of the world.

Join us for this delightful program as we welcome spring at last!

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Worthington Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.