Today's Events

Title:Venice: Photographs by Carol Duke and Photo Portraits by Big Brothers Big Sisters
Date:Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time:All Day Event
Location:Hosmer Gallery

20 Matches, 40 Lives Changed: portraits of Big Brothers/Big Sisters
Venice: Photographs by Carol Duke

July 1-29, 2016
Reception: Wednesday July 6, 4:30-6:30 PM

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hampshire county, a program of CHD, made their first match in 1975. In these 40 years, over 2,000 kids (aged 6-16) have been matched with mentors through our program. A Mentor (Big) brings a different experience to the child’s (Little) life. The mission is simple: Be there for a child, listen unconditionally, be a friend, have fun. This photo exhibit presents a view of 20 of these matches. You can see images of Bigs and Littles. Some matches have been together for over 25 years, some have only been recently matched. We asked each pair to give us a view into who they are as a match. The warmth, the smiles, the caring that show through in all of these provides insight into what Big Brothers Big Sisters is all about. We hope you will enjoy them.

Venice is a longing . . . For photographer Carol Duke this yearning was finally realized in the year 2012. From a body of work containing more than 4,000 images captured during her sixteen-day stay, Carol has selected twenty-five to exhibit. Her collection recounts observations of the earthy colors, unique architecture and watery atmosphere which together contribute to the mysterious and dreamy essence that is Venice, Italy.

Title:Ancient Greek Language Study Group
Date:Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter:Nicolas Gross
Location:Watson Room
Categories:Ancient Greek Language Study Group, Recurring Events

Weekly gathering to study the Ancient Greek Language with retired professor, Nicolas Gross. Study based on Athenaze Book 1 [2nd edition] (edds.) Maurice Balme  & Gilbert Lawall (ISBN 0-19-514956-4.) For more information contact nicolaspgross at

Title:Drop-In Computer Help
Date:Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter:Reference Department
Location:Reference Room
Categories:Recurring Events, Technology

Do you need a little help with the computer? Having trouble getting started, or ran into a sticky problem? Want to get your first email account? Looking for a better way to format a document?

Come to the drop-in computer help session! Bring your wireless laptop or use one of the library's computers to have your questions answered.

Title:Zoo on the Go!
Date:Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time:2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Summer Reading, Recurring Events

Join us!