Grown-ups Invited to Color at the Library

Celebration of Jane Austen’s birthday also planned

Adults can unwind while expressing creativity using age-specific coloring books at the Howland Public Library in Beacon from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 15. Adult coloring books offer a variety of designs, often intricate, to get lost in. Colored pencils, fine tipped markers and crayons will be available.

Jane Austen

Jane Austen

The library also will celebrate Jane Austen’s birthday from 1 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 16 (the author was born in 1775) with a birthday cake and a screening of the 2005 film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. There will be a selection of Jane Austen books and film adaptations on DVD available for check-out.

The Howland Public Library is located at 313 Main St. For more information, visit

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