Story Hour will be held each Tuesday morning in July and August, from 10:00 to 10:45 am. Free; please provide your own child’s snack and beverage. Ideal for ages 2 – 6. Special guests will appear throughout the summer. Co-sponsored by the Curiosity Forum.
Join us as author Kay Crank relays stories collected during her research for A Bed for the Night: Life in the Old Washington County Jail, Salem, New York.
The book includes many tales and accounts gathered from community members, former staff & prisoners of experiences related to the Washington County Jail when it was attached to the Old Washington County Courthouse in Salem, New York.
A book signing will follow. Books will be available for purchase ($15/each).
Join us Thursday, June 9th, for a discussion of Matthew Pearl's The Last Bookaneer. From the "New York Times" bestselling author of the "Dante Club," the story of an epic literary heist by a forgotten class of consummate criminals.
Join us for an exciting panel discussion with the 2016 Sendak Fellows: Elisha Cooper, Jenni Desmond, and Yuyi Morales, in an event moderated by WAMC's Joe Donahue.
The Sendak Fellowship is a residency program that supports artists who tell stories with illustration. The Fellowship offers a four-week retreat for artists to live and work at Scotch Hill Farm in upstate New York. The Fellowship offers the opportunity for artists to deeply engage in a project in the relative isolation of a rural, farm setting. At the same time, they receive inspiration from each other as well as from visiting artists and professionals in the field.
Join us for a talk on Sunday, May 29th at 2 pm in the Freight Depot Theater at Hubbard Hall for a fascinating talk on the region's storied stone walls. Stone walls are an enduring testimony to the strenuous labors and strong work ethic of subsistence farmers who toiled for generations on ~100-acre lots. Those lots had been defined by hardy teams of surveyors that used compasses and chains to define the magnetic directions and lengths of boundaries.
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