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Holiday 2016 Newsletter

posted Nov 20, 2016, 4:26 PM by Cutler Memorial Library   [ updated Nov 20, 2016, 4:27 PM ]
Holiday hours
"Very Vermont" Gift Basket Raffle
Neighborhood Watch Meeting
"Across the Aisle" Audiobook Club
1st-Sundays Ted Talk Salon
Classic Book Club
Tuesday Night Knitting
Post-election Reading Suggestions
Community Group Use at the Library
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Special thank-you to the Women's Christian Temperance Union Fund for sponsoring one of our two new public computers!

Tickets: 6 for $10, 3 for $5, or 1 for $2, for sale at Library - Drawing Dec. 3, Twinfield Craft and Artisan Fair, need not be present to win


** Thank you to all of the businesses and individuals who donated for the "Very Vermont" gift basket raffle this year:
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Gift Certificates:
Country Bookstore
Green Mountain Crossfit, 1 month membership, plus 8 hours crossfit training
Marshfield Village Store
Plainfield COOP
Positive Pie
Items:
Blue glass bowl - Chet Cole and Viiu Niiler
Handcrafted wool felted earrings - Emily Rappold
Homemade dog biscuits - Donna Petterssen
Homemade Italian biscotti - Donna Petterssen
Homemade peanut suet wild bird treat
Felted soaps
2017 Calendar - Plainfield Historical Society
Hand knit scarf - Maria McKnight
Bee balm cream and essential mandarin orange oil - Plainfield COOP
Wiper blades - Wrisley’s Auto Care
Foods:
Whizzo Bagels - Anna Labrusciano
Granola - Maple Valley
Vermont Maple Syrup - Maplefields
Vermont Maple Syrup - Strong Family
Granny’s Blossom Salsa
Green Tea, 2 vouchers for tea class, ceremony, or private lesson Ben Youngbear
Homemade Jams - Joyce Fowler
Books:
“The Ta Ta Weenie Club,” by Bill Torrey
“The Troubled Roar of the Waters; Vermont in Flood and Recovery, 1927-31,” by D & N Clifford
“Vermont; An Outsider's Inside View,” by Edward Rubin
“Cooking with Friends,” Cutler Friends cookbook

There's no time like the present to come together as a community and be there for each other.
Any interest in an "Across the Aisle" Audiobook Club in Plainfield? We'd select two audiobooks to discuss each month, one representing liberal/progressive views and one representing conservative views. Meeting options include: Last Sundays at 12:30 pm or last Wednesday nights at either 6 or 7 pm. Please email loona.brogan@cutlerlibrary.org if you are interested.
Discuss stimulating topics from hundreds of experts, artists, performers, activists, etc., every 1st Sunday night, 6:30 pm
Classic Book Club will discuss H.G. Well's TIME MACHINE, Monday December 5th, 6 pm
Drop-in Knitting, every Tuesday night (except 1st Tuesdays) with knitting instructor Lynda Volz, 6:30 pm

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WHAT TO READ AFTER THE ELECTION
If you’re a conservative and want to understand liberal & progressive viewpoints:
American Empire
The Making of Donald Trump
Stop the Next War
Who Rules the World
Backlash
The Color of Water
Prodigal Summer
Between the World and Me
Tropic of Chaos
Before Night Falls
American Maelstrom (on order)
The New Jim Crow (on order)

If you’re a liberal or progressive that wants to understand conservative viewpoints:
Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun
Who Built That?
Atlas Shrugged
Listen, Liberal (on order)
It’s About Islam
Crippled America
Alter Egos

If you want to be a Peacemaker, or are seeking optimistic inspiration for the future:
Radical, my journey out of Radical Islam
Terrorist’s Son
Tribes
The All New Don’t Think of an Elephant
Peace Pilgrim
The Quickening of America
Strength in What Remains
Sari Revolution
Resiliency in Children and Teens
Teachings on Love
All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes
Be Here Now
Wages of Rebellion
Beautiful Trouble
David and Goliath
Our Common Wealth
The Terrorist’s Son

If all else fails, read:
All the Light We Cannot See


Ongoing community group use of the library:

The Classic Book Club meets every 1st Monday at 6 pm.
The Plainfield Historical Society meets every 1st Tuesday at 7 pm.
The Drop-In Knitting Group meets every Tuesday except for 1st Tuesday, at 6:30 pm.
The Cutler Memorial Library Trustees meet on the mid-month Wednesday, 4:30 pm.
The Resiliency Committee meets on mid-month Wednesdays, 6 pm.
The Friends of the Library meet on the 4th Monday of each month at 6:30 pm.*
*The Friends welcome new active and supportive members: come if you are interested!

Looking for a monthly meeting place? We can offer 2nd or 3rd Monday nights, 1st or last Wednesday nights, any Thursday night, or any time on Saturdays.
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