Library to Present Adult Reading Events

Crafts and comedy at Howland

The Howland Public Library in Beacon will host three events in the coming week as part of its “Exercise Your Mind” adult summer reading program.

On Saturday, July 9, artist Vickie Raabin will lead a free workshop starting at noon on creating painted parasols. All supplies are included, and participants should dress for messy fun.

On Tuesday, July 12, at 6 p.m., Amina Chaudhri will explain how to make coiled bowls out of magazine paper. The event is free and all supplies are included. Registration is required for these two events at or by calling 845-831-1134.

Bob Conrad (photo provided)

Bob Conrad (photo provided)

Finally, on Wednesday, July 13, at 1 p.m., join magician and ventriloquist Bob Conrad for a free show for adults that features comedy, puppets and a touch of magic. No registration is required. The library is located at 313 Main St.

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