Book vs. Movie: The Great Gatsby

Come to the Library beforehand and check out a copy of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald's .

Read the book at home and then come back Thursday September 26th to watch the movie and discuss both over refreshments.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 26

Time: 6-8:30 p.m.

Contact: Karen Savage, 978-597-1714, ksavage@cwmars.org

Location: Meeting Hall A

Check out the movie information here!

Mind, Body, Spirit Event with Illuminations of Gaia

PLEASE REGISTER SEPARATELY FOR EACH INDIVIDUAL EVENT!

Go to www.townsendlibrary.org and click on events.

Join Bindy and associates for a fun relaxed evening of community, discover, education and relaxation including: * 5-7 p.m. Messages from Spirit with Pamela Dussault, register in advance * 6-7 p.m. Combined Tarot, Angel and Numerology Readings with Val Dudda, register in advance * 7:15-8 p.m. Complete the evening with a group Sound Bath with Bindy, register in advance. Please bring Yoga Mat, Blanket, Pillow and water * Mini Reiki sessions * 5-7 p.m. Sound Healing information and demonstrations with Bindy Johnson * 5-7 p.m. Learn more about Tai Chi, Qigong, Taoist Meditation, Tao Yin (Taoist Yoga) with Jeff Cote * Learn all about Illuminations of Gaia's services, offerings and upcoming events, workshops and classes AND Sample Branwen's Botanicals The entire event is by donation!

Date: Tuesday Sept.


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Time: 5-8 p.m.

Location: Meeting Hall A&B

Barn Dance: Friday, Oct. 4

Amy Conley on piano, a fiddle player and a dance caller will teach dances to people of all ages. No experience is needed to join in the fun!

Dances will include: Traditional Contras, Squares, and Circle Dances of New England.

This is a fantastic family event, and light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the TPL Endowment!

Location Meeting Hall A & B Time: 7-9 p.m.

Edgar Allen Poe, Oct. 8, Historical Reenactment

Literary historian Rob Velella makes it his goal to "do nothing less than bring 19th-century writers back from the dead" by re-enacting them.

Channeling Poe, Velella said he sometimes focused on murders and grisly deaths because "the murder or the killing itself is less relevant in the story than the psychology of the murderer or the narrator."

Velella said he loves Poe because he "leaves a lot of ambiguity for the reader," he chooses words with sounds that convey emotion and he's "deeply psychological."

But the literary historian says "the best part of all" is that while in academic circles Poe is a respected writer, Poe is also "a really cool writer for the average Joe to be reading."

Paid for by the Friends of the Library and the Amanda Dwight Entertainment Fund!

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 8

Time: 7-8 p.m.

Contact: Stacy Schuttler 978-597-1714 sschuttler@cwmars.org

Location: Meeting Hall A&B

Click here to register

Weekly After-School Teen Movies

2:45 p.m.: Relax after school and watch a movie in the Teen Room.

Check at the library to see a list of what movies will be playing. All movies are rated PG.

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