The Howland Public Library’s eighth annual Adult Summer Reading Program, themed Escape the Ordinary, officially kicks off on Wednesday, July 8. Stop by the library from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on July 8 to learn about the four-week program and slated special events. Enjoy free refreshments and a giveaway.
As participants read favorite summer novels all will have the chance to win a weekly prize drawing of a gift certificate to a local business. Participants read any book and then fill out a short “book review” form at the library to enter.
Special events planned for adults include an African Culture Presentation at 2 p.m. on July 8; a Good Food Seminar with Chef Jennifer Clair, at 6 p.m. on July 21; an artist-led, all-ages-welcome Comic Jam drop-in comic drawing event at 1 p.m. on July 24; the four-piece Bluegrass Band Little Sparrow at 1 p.m. on July 25; a registration-required Clay Heads art workshop at 1 p.m. on July 29; Color Schemes for the Garden with a master gardener from Cornell Cooperative Extension at 6:30 p.m. on July 30, and a double film feature of Under the Tuscan Sun (11 a.m.) and Eat Pray Love (1 p.m.) on Aug. 5.
For more information, contact Alison Herrero at 845-831-1134. The Howland Public Library is located at 313 Main St., Beacon. To view all programs at the library, visit beaconlibrary.org.