Moore Free Library Events

The Moore Free Library, 23 West Street, Newfane, VT 05345 (802) 365-7948 moorefreelibrary.org and moorefreelibrary@gmail.com

All events are free and open to the public

The Moore Free Library in Newfane will be hosting a six month series of workshops on Medicare rights facilitated by the Community of Vermont Elders (COVE). The workshops are free to the public and will be held the second Thursday of each month at 1:30 (following the Community Luncheon at the Newfane Church next door). You do not have to be a Medicare recipient or senior citizen to attend. Presentations last between an hour and an hour and a half, depending on the number of questions. The first workshop, Thursday, November 8, will be on how to spot Medicare fraud and stop yourself or your loved one falling victim to it. Pre-registration is not required. The Moore Free Library, 23 West Street, Newfane

On Saturday, November 10th at 6:00 PM, the Moore Free Library in Newfane will host a free screening of the movie “Won’t You be My Neighbor?” about the life of the wonderful Mr. Rogers. As the movie’s tagline says, “a little kindness makes a world of difference.” Rated PG-13 this is a good family movie. It runs for about 90 minutes. Free and open to the public. Pre-registration is not required. The Moore Free Library, 23 West Street, Newfane

On Wednesday, November 14th, the Moore Free Library will host an Open Enrollment Information Session for the Vermont Health Connect Health Insurance program. Open Enrollment is the time when new applicants can use the marketplace to sign up for health and dental plans for the coming year. It is also an opportunity for existing members to change plans. You do not have to be a resident of Newfane or even a current VT Health Connect member to attend. The information session will run from 4:00 – 6:30 PM. Pre-registration is not required. The Moore Free Library, 23 West Street, Newfane

On Saturday, November 17th, from 11:00 AM til Noon, VT Represenative Emily Long will give a talk on the November elections and what’s in the works for the 2019 legislative year. Rep. Long welcomes questions and looks forward to hearing from Newfane residents (and other residents of the Windham-5 District — Marlboro, Newfane, and Townshend) about what’s on their minds, legislatively. Pre-registration is not required. The Moore Free Library, 23 West Street, Newfane

Newfane native Steven Gardner will give a reading from his recently published memoir “Pieces of Rope Too Short to Keep” on Tuesday, November 20th at 5:30 PM. The book talks about Gardner’s childhood in Newfane in general and on Grout Road in particular. Copies of the book will be available to purchase at the event. Pre-registration is not required. The Moore Free Library, 23 West Street, Newfane

The Friday Morning Art Group meets weekly at the Moore Free Library in Newfane from 9:30 AM to Noon. All mediums and levels of art experience are welcome. Contact Alice Freeman at drim@myfairpoint.net for more information.