It feels great to be back in the swing of things! This week the Traci brought the Upper Michigan Art Garage to our library. We had a fantastic turnout ranging in age from PreK to 6th grade and I think it is safe to say every kid made amazing Halloween projects using recycled and upcycled products. We can't wait for next week when "Spooky Box" author Mark Gonyea visits us.
Annual Candy Halloween Drop - We know you love Halloween in Pittsfield. Please help us make it a little bit more fun for EVERYONE. We’re organizing our third annual candy drop. Drop donations of trick-or-treat candy at the Pitt-Stop, at the front desk at the Killington Elementary school, or at the Pittsfield Library by October 22nd. We will divide it up and distribute it among homes that traditionally welcome trick-or-treaters by October 25th.
October 22nd - Upper Michigan Art Garage comes brings us an upcycle Halloween decorating workshop*. 3:30 - 5.
October 29th - Vermont artist and author Mark Gonyea will visits Roger Clark Memorial Library with his new book "The Spooky Box" and a hands on scratch art workshop*. 3:30 - 5 For more information click HERE.
Halloween Night - If you are trick-or-treating in Pittsfield, be sure to stop in and see the Library Witch! She’ll be giving away new books for costumed visitors to keep. 5 to 7:00pm
Library Community CookBook FundRaiser - We need your recipes! Stop by the Library for a form, or download one HERE. Be sure to return recipes by December 23rd at the latest (recipes can be dropped at the Library or mailed to use at: RCML PO Box 743 Pittsfield, VT 05762.) We’ll be compiling the recipes and selling the cookbooks in the spring to help pay for all the programs we provide.
Look for more great programs in November and December including:
- 2 more creative workshops from the Upper Michigan Art Garage
- Our annual gingerbread decorating party
- Caroling, stories and movies on the Night Before the Night Before Christmas
And remember, we are an ALL volunteer library. We have NO paid staff. We spend the money we raise on books and programs for our community and we can't do it without your help.
*Guidelines for Kid Programs
Children of all ages are welcome to attend our programs. However, children 2nd grade and younger require a parent present. Parents are encouraged to accompany an older child who may benefit from your guidance.
Parents are responsible for their children while they are attending library programs, including when the child is dropped off by bus, or when the parent chooses to leave the building or program site. This program starts at 3:45 and end promptly at 5 pm.
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