The 71st Annual Stone Ridge Library Fair
Saturday, June 10, 10-3
Sunday Bag Sale, June 11, 10-2
The Stone Ridge Library will host the 71st Annual Library Fair on Saturday, June 10 from 10 am to 3 pm, rain or shine, on the Library grounds.
Friday, June 2 at 6pm
Join us for a for a free book talk and reception to celebrate the author’s most recent work… After the Dam by Amy Hassinger. Set against the majestic backdrop of the Wisconsin northwoods, After the Dam follows new mother Rachel Clayborne in a doomed chase after the girl she once was toward a harrowing encounter with the woman she now is.
Ellie Anderson was born in Queensland, Australia and trained as an art teacher. She taught for a number of years before catching the travel bug. In the late ’60s she left Australia to travel and work in England and Europe. After marrying an American and starting a family she completed a BA in Fine Art at George Mason University and taught high school art in Fairfax, Virginia.
The Library welcomes book donations. Books donated are re-sold at the annual Library Fair, which is scheduled for Saturday, June 10 this year. Proceeds from the Library Fair are used for the operating budget—computers, books, salaries, supplies, etc.
“We are thankful for book donations from the community,” said Library Director Jody Ford.
Great News! We are delighted to announce that Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation has awarded the Library $7,500 toward the Children’s Room Expansion Project. On Tuesday, March 22, USCF President and CEO William Calderara with Officers Jeffrey Wood, Sue Benz and Pat Hickey visited the Library to present the check to Library Director Jody Ford.
Wednesday, June 14
7pm in the Biography Room
The reading selection for June is White Trash: the 400-year untold history of class in America by Nancy Isenberg. A history of the class system in America from the colonial era to the present illuminates the crucial legacy of the underprivileged white demographic, citing the pivotal contributions of lower-class white workers in wartime, social policy, and the rise of the Republican Party.
The June session is cancelled due to the Library Fair
Wednesday, July 12
4pm in the Biography Room
The selection for July is The Circle by Dave Eggers. When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world’s most powerful internet company, she feels she’s been given the opportunity of a lifetime.
Wednesday, May 17
4pm in the Biography Room
The selection for May is A Great Deliverance by Elizabeth George. Roberta Teys has been found in her best dress, an axe in her lap, seated in the old stone barn beside her father’s headless corpse.
1. Pick up a bag at the Library (proceeds go to the library!)
2. Take a trip
3. Take a photo with your Library bag and post it on social media using this hashtag: #SRLaroundtheworld
Make your mark and spread the word about the Stone Ridge Library!
The Stone Ridge Library Knitters meet every Saturday morning from 10am – 12noon. All ages and experience levels can jo in us and drop-in knitters are also welcome. We each bring our own supplies and do our own work, but one of the best things about us is that whatever obstacle or confusion you might encounter, you’re likely to receive as much comment and advice as you need to get where you’re going with a project.
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