Tuesday, April 22, 6:30 pm
As part of the Who’s Your Mama Earth Day Festival, the library will host a screening of Growing Cities.
Growing Cities is a documentary film that examines the role of urban farming in America and asks how much power it has to revitalize our cities and change the way we eat. The film follows two friends on their road trip across the country as they meet the people who are challenging the way this country grows and distributes its food—from those growing food in backyards to make ends meet; to educators with the goal of teaching kids to eat better; to activists seeking a meaningful alternative to the industrial food system, and more.
By showcasing innovative ways urban dwellers are producing food, the film will inspire people to engage more deeply with their food system—whether that means growing tomatoes in a windowsill or getting a flock of backyard chickens. At its core, the film asks viewers to re-imagine what’s possible in urban settings and shows how everyone can be a producer in a society driven by consumption.
Following the film, there will be a panel discussion afterward with members of Edible Kent to discuss ideas.
Read more about the documentary Growing Cities.
Monday, May 19, 7:00 pm
Pilar Farnsworth will be here to teach you the origins and philosophy of Tao Te Ching, and then lead you in standing Qi Gong Form. Qi Gong is an ancient spiritual healing practice over six thousand years old. Be sure to wear loose clothing and flat shoes to help you as you practice the Qi Gong movements.
No registration required.
Come and enjoy free concerts in your library. All ages are welcome to attend, and no registration is required.
Make it Pinteresting
Calling all Pinterest fans! This fall come to your library to create interesting projects we’ve found on Pinterest. All supplies provided, except where noted. This program is for adults; registration is requested. Spaces are limited; please visit or contact the Information Desk to register.
Wednesday, April 30, 7:00 pm: Paint Sample Calendars. Registration is underway.
Wednesday, May 28, 7:00 pm: Washer Necklaces. Registration begins April 30.
Every first Thursday from 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Grab your double points, a hank of yarn, and join your fellow knitters for informal discussion and to share current projects. All skill levels welcome. No registration necessary.
Art Gallery Exhibit
Artists wishing to exhibit original, two-dimensional works of art may submit an application to the library’s Program Committee.