Spring Adult Programs at ETL

Mystery Book Club: Join us at the Elizabeth Taber Library on Wednesday, April 2 at 11:00 am for our monthly Mystery Book Club meeting. We will be discussing Peter Robinson’s book, Before the Poison. Please stop into the Library today to register and reserve a copy of this book.

Other upcoming Mystery Book Club meetings:

May 7 at 11:00 am: Bones of Paris by Laurie King

June 4 at 11:00 am: Joyland by Stephen King

Drop-in Tech Help starts on April 10 and runs through May. Do you need one-on-one help with a device you recently bought or acquired, or do you just have a basic technology question? Then stop into the Elizabeth Taber Library any Thursday in April (excluding the first Thursday) and May between 4:00 – 5:00 pm, and Libby O’Neill will walk you through it! First come, first served.

If you cannot make this time, please call Libby O’Neill at 508-748-1252 to make a one-on-one appointment.

Technology Tuesdays is starting up again. Six weeks of technology workshops start on Tuesday, April 8 at 11:00 am and run through Tuesday, May 13.

Come to the Elizabeth Taber Library to learn more about using your computer or device and take advantage of all that the Library resources have to offer! Workshops will include: basic computer skills; learning the library catalog; checking out eBooks/audiobooks; Mango Languages; Goodreads; and a snapshot of the Boston Public Library electronic resources.

April 8 at 11:00 am: Basic Computer skills: Understanding the computer, navigating the desktop, and setting up an email address.

April 15 at 11:00 am: Learning the SAILS Library Catalog Enterprise: How to search for library items, place holds, view your account and more!

            Poetry Workshops: April is National Poetry Month. We will be celebrating at the Elizabeth Taber Library with three poetry programs:

Thursday, April 3 at 4:00 pm – Have you ever wondered what separates good poets from the rest? How do I look at a poem to better understand the meaning, style and power of its works? Join us on Thursday, April 3 at 4:00 pm at the Elizabeth Taber Library for an introduction to poetry, where we’ll examine a variety of different writers, why they use a certain form, select particular words or end a line where they choose. Tony Pedevillano, published poet and teacher for over thirty years, will help guide you through the process and help you appreciate the poet’s craft.

Friday, April 18 at 11:00 am – Join us on Friday, April 18, at 11:00 am for another exciting poetry workshop where Dr. Charles White will present different techniques and ways to approach poetry as a reader. Dr. Charles White is a long time Marion resident and an American Literature and film professor at UMass Dartmouth.

Tuesday, April 29, at 4:00 pm – Poetry Reading – Poets and poetry lovers, come celebrate National Poetry Month at the Elizabeth Taber Library by reading your own poetry or some by your favorite poet. Registration is required to take part in the poetry reading. Each participant will be given five minutes to read their poetry selection. All are welcome to attend and enjoy this free event.

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