Events

Dig Into Spring: Gardening Native Plants

Tuesday, April 30

6:00 p.m.

Come hear about which native plant species work well in gardens around your home. Learn how you can help birds, bees, and other wildlife be more resilient to climate change, and the impacts of habitat loss.

Knitting for Beginners

Thursday, May 2

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Come learn how to knit from the experts at Wild Fibers! In this two-hour beginning class, you'll learn basic knitting stitches and make a pair of fingerless gloves. Space is limited, preregistration is strongly recommended. Call the library at (360) 336-6209 to register. 


Supplies needed: size 8 knitting needles, and one 50 gram skein of worsted weight yarn (wool preferred). 

Kits will be available to purchase at the library on the day of the event for $22.41 (10% off retail price!) Credit, debit, and exact cash will be accepted. 


Book Club

"The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 In Gander, Newfoundland" by Jim Defede

Thursday, May 9 at 12:30 p.m. 

Conference Room


Summary: When 38 jetliners bound for the United States were forced to land at Gander International Airport in Canada by the closing of U.S. airspace on September 11, the population of this small town on Newfoundland Island swelled from 10,300 to nearly 17,000. The citizens of Gander met the stranded passengers with an overwhelming display of friendship and goodwill.


Genre: History

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