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Music I Once Could Dance To: Poetry by Roy Beckemeyer

Music I Once Could Dance To is familiar in imagery and ideas, but stunningly original in voice and perspective. Meet the poet! Roy Beckemeyer is a featured reader at this year’s Open Mic & Poetry Reading on April 26, at 7 pm.

Poetry–Engage, Experience, Create

When it comes to poetry, your library has you covered! Read on for recommendations and resources, and join us for two poetry events in April.

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Louise Krug on Memoir

Memoirist Louise Krug teaches you how to capture your own story at a special hands-on workshop 6:30 p.m. Mon. Feb. 13.

Why Won’t You Apologize? New work from Dr. Harriet Lerner

Dr. Harriet learner has reflected on and studied apologies throughout her 45 years as a practicing therapist. In her new book Why Won’t You Apologize?: Healing Big Betrayals and Everyday Hurts, Lerner uses real life examples and practical advice to help us get them right.

While the Kettle’s On

Melissa Fite Johnson invites readers into a world both familiar and new with poems of family history, coming of age, and married life. Read on for an original interview with the author.

Odd Evening, by Eric McHenry

Hear Eric McHenry, poet laureate of Kansas, speak and recite poetry at your library June 16, from 7-8:30 p.m.

Family Tree Magazine on Flipster

Family Tree Magazine is the premiere publication about genealogy and is a must-read for those who are passionate about their family history. You can read it for free, every month, with your library card!

New Genealogy Resource – American Ancestors Online

Get ready, family researchers! Your library is offering another way for you to connect with your family roots. American Ancestors Online, by New England Historic and Genealogical Society, is a repository for more than 400 million searchable names covering New England, New York, and beyond. Read on for more info.