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January Happenings At The Spring Hill Library

[ 0 ] January 11, 2013 |

Artist for the month of January

Charles Snoek worked abroad during his professional career and Asian art inspired the bold, vibrant art he creates today. His work will be on display in the Spring Hill Public Library throughout the month of January. He will give a workshop Friday, Jan. 25 @ 11 a.m. on the popular Giclee (pronounced Gee’clay) technique that has made his work more marketable.

EVERY WEEK

Story Time: 10 a.m., Monday – Thursday. Story Time includes songs, stories, and an art project. Spring Hill Library

Teen Wednesday: 3:30 – 5:00 p.m., Wednesdays.

Come hang out; discuss pop culture, sports, manga, games, or the book you couldn’t put down. Feel free to bring your game system. Snacks always welcome. No sign up necessary. For more info contact Patrick Jefferson at the Library 931/486-2932.

MONTHLY

Chicks with Sticks: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 5 & 19 (1st & 3rd Saturday). Knitting club open to all.

Creative Movement: 11:00 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 17 (3rd Thursday). Led by Molly Voorhis of The Tennessee Dance Arts Conservatory.

Homeschool Lego Club: 2:00-4:00 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18 (3rd Friday). For info call  or text Jill Garrett at 615-943-4930.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Reflections of Civil War Days in Spring Hill: 5:30p -6:45p.m., Monday, Jan. 14.  See a scene from Scathe, a dramatization of Spring Hill’s Civil War history, and hear from a local Civil War artifact collector.

Recovering Lost Voices: Rare Interviews with Civil Rights Leaders: 2 p.m., Saturday, January 19. Mona Frederick, executive director of the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities at Vanderbilt, will share how she built a state-of-the-art digital archive from original reel-to-reel recordings that author Robert Penn Warren conducted with Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and other key leaders in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement. She’ll demo how to navigate this new public access site and show ways these first-hand accounts can enrich your knowledge of this crucial time in American history.

Library Closed: Monday, Jan. 21. Closed for Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.

Why Giclee Your Art: 11a.m., Friday, Jan 25. Artist Charles Snoek will explain the Giclee technique that has helped make his work easily reproducible and allows him to price them at a 10% of the cost of the original.

Book Sale: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26. Get great deals at the Friends of the Library Book Sale. Movies & Hardback books = $1; paperbacks & children’s books = $.50.

To Bee or Not to Bee: How Local Students are Saving the Vanishing Bees: 5:30p.m., Monday, Jan. 28. With the help of teacher Gwen Evans, Spring Hill High students won a grant worth over $86,000. They’ll tell how they did it, how honey is extracted from the hives, and why it’s so important to save the bees.

For more information about the Spring Hill Public Library, go to www.springhilllibrary.org or call 931.486.2932.

 

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