Friday, September 23, 2011

Essay Writing Workshop

The library will offer a four-week workshop in "Writing the Personal Essay" beginning Tuesday, October 11. Sessions will be held at the library beginning at 7:00 PM. There is a $100 registration fee, all of which will go to benefit the library, and enrollment is limited to 10. No previous writing experience is required. The weekly sessions will be held:

Tuesday, October 11: Discovering your material
Tuesday, October 18: Observation and description
Tuesday, October 25: Organizing your thoughts
Tuesday, November 1: Polishing your presentation

Activities will include in-class and take-home exercises, reading and discussing one another's work, and analyzing examples of outstanding personal essays.

To register, call 603-989-5831.

Friday, September 9, 2011

Fall Book Discussion Series

The library's fall 2011 book discussion series will feature Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë, and Virginia Woolf. Discussions will be held on the second Monday of October, November, and December at the library, beginning at 7:00 PM. We will read and discuss:

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Monday, October 10

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë, Monday November 14

Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf, Monday, December 12

Discussions are free and open to the public, and copies of the books will be available to borrow from the library in advance.

We hope you'll join us!

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Book Sale!

The Haverhill Corner Library will hold its annual book sale on Saturday, September 10 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. As usual, the sale will be held on the lawn in front of the library, and all sales will be "by donation."

Our patrons have been very generous with book donations this year, so we will have a large selection of fiction, non-fiction, children's books, videos, and other materials. We will also have light refreshments available.

Please join us on Saturday the 10th!