Moore Free Library Events

Foraging Workshop/Presentation
Friday, May 3 @ 5:30 PM

Join Laurie Merrigan for a presentation about the edible plants growing all around us. Laurie will bring in some samples of food that can be gathered right now as well as information about year-round foraging.

Art Show Opening
Saturday, May 4 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Don Fitzpatrick’s Pendulum Autographs are expressions of the frequencies and movement of pendulums on paper. The drawings in this exhibit were produced using three different machines he designed. The images are dynamic, dimensional, abstract and encapsulate movement. A harmonograph will be set up in the gallery throughout the month of May.

Medicare BINGO
Thursday, May 9 @ 1:30 – 2:30 PM
Right after the Community Luncheon, Community of Vermont Elders (COVE) — presents Medicare BINGO with a grand prize of $20!

Author Visit
Thursday, May 9 @ 6:00 PM

Vermont Author Rick Winston reads from Red Scare in the Green State, his recent book about McCarthyism in Vermont. Learn about “a high-profile academic firing, a conservative senator who helped take down Joseph McCarthy, controversies involving left-leaning summer residents, and some veteran newspaper editors who spoke out against McCarthy’s tactics.” MFL has one copy of this book to borrow. Attendees may also purchase books from the author at the reading.

Local Author Visit
Saturday, May 11 @ 11:00 AM

Local author Dr. Blake Prescott will read from published and unpublished works that are soon to be published in a collection called “Short Stories, Tall Tales, and Surprise Endings.” Dr. Prescott will also share his own illustrations of these stories (which will be part of the book). Join this entertaining storyteller as he reads from this charming collection!

Forestry Presentation
Thursday, May 16 @ 6 PM

Join Windham County Forester Sam Schneski as he shares information about the Vermont Backyard Woods Program, a six-week online course developed by the Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation and the University of Vermont Extension. This course uses a combination of videos, webinars, and weekly activities to guide you in the exploration of your backyard woods.

State Representative Emily Long
Saturday, May 18 @ 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

State Rep. Emily Long (Windham-5) 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.

MFL Book Group
Friday, May 31 @ Noon

The Book Group will discuss Daphne DuMaurier’s Rebecca. All are welcome. For more information about the book group, contact volunteer Deb Barry (debsriverside@gmail.com)