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The Library will be closed Saturday, May 28th through Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, May 31st.
Friday, May 27th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
This docudrama depicts the incredible true story of a daring Coast Guard rescue operation off of Cape Cod during a ferocious storm in the winter of 1952. When an oil tanker splits in half, trapping its crew aboard the sinking vessel, four brave Guardsmen set out to save them. Rated PG-13.
Wednesday, May 25th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
America's defeat in Vietnam is the topic of this presentation, spanning the years 1961 to 1973. The lecture series covers the gradual build up of American forces, the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, President Johnson's micro-management the war, rising domestic tensions in the United States, the TET offensive, the air bombing of North Vietnam, and the Paris Peace talks.
Tuesday, May 24th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
Learn about the history of beekeeping, what it takes to become a backyard beekeeper, what resources are available and why honey bees are vital to the success of our environment. This program is presented by Catherine Wolko, owner of The Humble Bee Company. She will be bringing a “mock” hive and provide information on equipment, supplies, and honey recipes. Samples of her honey products will be available for purchase.