Upcoming Events at the Elizabeth Taber Library

Book sale and Book Worm’s Bake Shop and Café Friday and Saturday May 19 and 20, 10-3 – Support the Elizabeth Taber Library by visiting our outdoor book shop. Find books in all genres in great (and giftable) condition. $4 for hardcovers, $2 for paperbacks. Find puzzles, games, DVDs, audio books, T-shirts and library merchandise, and more. Treat yourself to coffee and homemade snacks at the Book Worm’s bakeshop and café. All proceeds benefit the library.

            Banned Book Club Tuesday May 23 at 6:30 – Join us for a special presentation from the ETL’s Banned Book Club to discuss the noir suspense novella “The Postman Always Rings Twice” by James Cain, and the notorious history of censorship efforts in New England, from the moral crusades of the Watch and Ward Society who banned modern classics by Hemingway, Faulkner, Walt Whitman and more, to current attempts at banning books. Learn about James Cain’s obscenity trial in Boston and why Upton Sinclair once said “When you are banned in Boston, you are read everywhere else.”

            Discover Shanghai and Hong Kong Tuesday May 30 at 6:30 – Join Librarian Marie Yang to share photos and travel tales from visits to Hong Kong and Shanghai. Explore local food, hidden gems, and cultural highlights.

            For more information on the Elizabeth Taber Library, visit us at www.ElizabethTaberLibrary.org or call us at 508-748-1252.

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