Today's Events

Title:Sculptures by Nina Rossi, Drawings by David Andrews, and Paintings by Karen Chapman
Date:Monday, August 29, 2016
Time:All Day Event
Location:Hosmer Gallery

Diverse in style and medium, yet similar in their dedication to their particular artistic journey, the three artists in “Progressions” present work in their chosen themes and media.  David Andrews’s graphite drawings explore elemental organic forms; Karen Chapman’s abstract paintings on canvas reference naturalistic forms; and Nina Rossi constructs geometric figures of painted wood. 

Date:Monday, August 29, 2016
Time:10:30am - 11:00am
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events

Storytime with Ellie

Join Ellie for storytime on Monday morning at 10:30! 


Title:Tummy Time!
Date:Monday, August 29, 2016
Time:11:00am - 12:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events

Bring your baby to Tummy Time!

A fun social hour for our youngest patrons.

There will be some Tummy Time toys available but please bring your own Boppy or prop pillow.

(Not appropriate for active crawlers or walkers)

Title:Pet and Pencil
Date:Monday, August 29, 2016
Time:2:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Forbes Library
Location:Hosmer Gallery
Categories:Accessibility, Recurring Events, Wellness

Percy Therapy DogJoin us as we set aside an hour for adults to color! Many adults use coloring as a way to relax and relieve stress. Drop in to do some coloring with provided sheets and coloring materials or bring your own materials to work with. 

Bright Spot certified therapy dog Percy Jackson will be on hand as well. He loves to be petted and is sure to bring a smile to your face.

"Pet and Pencil" takes place on Mondays from 2-3 PM in the Arts & Music Department. 

Title:Canceled--Invest to Win
Date:Monday, August 29, 2016
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Presenter:Andrew Leonard
Location:Watson Room
Categories:Financial Education, Recurring Events

An opportunity for new and experienced investors to meet, learn and discuss the stock market. Using the easy to read and understand book Invest to Win by Gordon Scott and bestselling author Toni Turner, we discuss topics that include: mutual fund and individual stock selection in a 401k, IRA or non-retirment account, locating top performing sectors and evaluating current market conditions using the book's market mood signals.  Our members range from long term investors to short term traders.

All concepts discussed can be accessed online through a number of free, easy to use websites like Yahoo! Finance &

Possible new members, who have not read the book in advance, are welcome to join any meeting as an observer.  The group is run at the pace of regular attendees who all have a familiarity with the stock market and the concepts in Invest to Win.  Until new members have read the book it may take a meeting or two to follow topics discussed and actively participate.

Led by Andrew Leonard, a resident of Florence, who has been mentored by Invest to Win co-author Gordon Scott. For more information and/or to RSVP before attending please contact Andrew at: