Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Second Saturday Movie - July 10 at 6:00 pm

Saturday, July 10 at 6:00 pm the Worthington Library will be showing the movie "The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3" This is an action adventure film. Here's a description from MovieLicensing USA:


Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam

MGM/UA; Directed by Joseph Sargent

Rated R; 104 minutes; 1974

A ruthless criminal and his accomplices capture a New York City subway train and hold the passengers hostage for one-million dollars. Tension builds as the film examines the reaction of the captives and their captors. Walter Matthau leads the police efforts to stop the terrorists.

Bring your own popcorn and join us for this free movie. Sponsored by the Friends of the Worthington Library.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Holdings of the Massachusetts Archives

On Saturday, June 26 from 2:30 - 4:00 pm at the Worthington Historical Society, the library and the Historical Society are hosting reference librarians Janis Duffy and Autumn Haag of the Massachusetts Archives who will discuss their holdings. This will be of great interest to those doing historical or genealogical research in the Western Massachusetts Hilltowns. Please join us for this fascinating program. Refreshments will be served.

Saturday, June 12, 2010


Summer programs are beginning to sprout here at the library. We are starting with a line-up of Second Saturday Movies. Here are our summer choices:

July 10 - The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
August 14 - The Odd Couple
September 11 - Blade Runner

All movies are free and begin at 6:00pm on the second Saturday of the month.

For history and genealogy buffs, we continue to hold our regular Genealogy Club on the first Thursday of each month at 7:00pm. On June 26, we are partnering with the Worthington Historical Society to present a program on the holdings of the Massachusetts Archives. This program will be held at the Historical Society Building from 2:30 - 4:30 pm. Come learn what fabulous resources are at hand from the Mass Archives.

Our Summer Reading Program, Go Green at Your Library, will begin on July 15 with Tales of the Earth by storyteller Diane Edgecomb. Summer Reading programs are on Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30am. Many fine programs and old favorites are in the works for this summer - more to come.

The library Book Club is taking up the classics this summer, beginning with Virgil's Aeneid. Come join us for a discussion on June 24 at 7:00pm.

While you're browsing for a book or movie at the library, don't forget to look at the artwork on the walls. This month's artist is Joan Hicks with lovely flowers, landscapes and machines.