Events in the next 6 months

Title:Fences: Paintings and Photographs by Jan Ruby-Crystal and Ellen Augarten; New Americans: by the NHS Teen Advisory Group
Date:Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Time:All Day Event
Location:Hosmer Gallery
Categories:Adult Events, Exhibits, Teen Events
Description:

Reception: Monday June 12, 5-7 PM
 
"New Americans" 
A photo-voice project by the Teen Advocacy Group at Northampton High School
Through interviews, photographs, and portraits, we share the immigration experiences of American immigrants, refugees, and citizens. We explore the significance of Northampton's designation as a sanctuary city with advocates and public officials and the impact of local and national policy on our documented and undocumented community members.
 
Paintings by Jan Ruby-Crystal and Photographs by Ellen Augarten
 
During her two-week residency in 2016, through the Outer Cape Artists Consortium, Jan Ruby-Crystal spent time in relative solitude, surrounded by great natural beauty, ever-changing weather and light. She carefully documented her time there by using sand, natural findings, plaster, oil sticks, pastels, acrylic, watercolor, graphite and personal writings to create a varied portfolio of new work.
 
Ellen is a long-time, Northampton based photographer. Her new work involves intentional camera movement with the ‘focus’ on elongating strong shadows, trees, fences and the light itself, which transforms a traditional photographic image into a painterly one.
 
As two dedicated and practicing artists, we have grown from each other’s creative work. For this exhibit our work is driven by light, shadows, nature and most recently, fences.
 
Our exhibit will include mixed media, two and three-dimensional work by Jan, a set of photographic prints by Ellen, and several collaborative pieces.

 

Title:Forbes Library Zine Club
Date:Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Arts and Music Department
Categories:Adult Events, Arts and Crafts, Recurring Events, Teen Events, Writing
Description:

A club to talk and create all-things-zine! Meeting at Forbes Library on the second floor in the Arts and Music Department.

Title:Fences: Paintings and Photographs by Jan Ruby-Crystal and Ellen Augarten; New Americans: by the NHS Teen Advisory Group
Date:Thursday, June 29, 2017
Time:All Day Event
Location:Hosmer Gallery
Categories:Adult Events, Exhibits, Teen Events
Description:

Reception: Monday June 12, 5-7 PM
 
"New Americans" 
A photo-voice project by the Teen Advocacy Group at Northampton High School
Through interviews, photographs, and portraits, we share the immigration experiences of American immigrants, refugees, and citizens. We explore the significance of Northampton's designation as a sanctuary city with advocates and public officials and the impact of local and national policy on our documented and undocumented community members.
 
Paintings by Jan Ruby-Crystal and Photographs by Ellen Augarten
 
During her two-week residency in 2016, through the Outer Cape Artists Consortium, Jan Ruby-Crystal spent time in relative solitude, surrounded by great natural beauty, ever-changing weather and light. She carefully documented her time there by using sand, natural findings, plaster, oil sticks, pastels, acrylic, watercolor, graphite and personal writings to create a varied portfolio of new work.
 
Ellen is a long-time, Northampton based photographer. Her new work involves intentional camera movement with the ‘focus’ on elongating strong shadows, trees, fences and the light itself, which transforms a traditional photographic image into a painterly one.
 
As two dedicated and practicing artists, we have grown from each other’s creative work. For this exhibit our work is driven by light, shadows, nature and most recently, fences.
 
Our exhibit will include mixed media, two and three-dimensional work by Jan, a set of photographic prints by Ellen, and several collaborative pieces.

 

Title:Drop-in Chess
Date:Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Forbes Library
Location:Mezzanine
Categories:Adult Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:


Drop in for part or all of these casual chess meets. All experience levels welcome.  Please bring your own set if you have one. Every Wednesday from 1-3 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Title:Comics Club
Date:Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Presenter:Ralph Holley
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:

Join Ralph in the Children's & YA Department for Comics Club, a monthly meeting to discuss, share, and create comics and graphic novels! There will artist's supplies, materials to put your own books together, and time to receive and give recommendations! Intended for elementary, tween, and teen readers and artists, this meeting takes place on the first Wednesday of the month from 3:30 to 4:30.

Title:Your Next Great Read LIVE!
Date:Friday, July 7, 2017
Time:11:00am - 1:00pm
Categories:Adult Events, Children's Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:

Join us on social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) @ForbesLibrary. You post a title you enjoyed, we will respond with a few titles we think you'll like! Librarians are standing by the first Friday of each month, from 11 am till 1 pm.

Title:Drop-in Chess
Date:Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Forbes Library
Location:Mezzanine
Categories:Adult Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:


Drop in for part or all of these casual chess meets. All experience levels welcome.  Please bring your own set if you have one. Every Wednesday from 1-3 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Title:Makerspace Workshop
Date:Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Time:3:30pm - 5:30pm
Presenter:Arthur Evans
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, One-Time Events, Summer Reading, Teen Events
Description:

Arthur Evans brings his Makerspace Workshop to Forbes Library, for participants ages 7-14. Space is limited- sign up at the Children's Desk, or by calling 587-1010. 

This program is generously funded by the Friends of Forbes Library. 

Title:Forbes Library Zine Club
Date:Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Arts and Music Department
Categories:Adult Events, Arts and Crafts, Recurring Events, Teen Events, Writing
Description:

A club to talk and create all-things-zine! Meeting at Forbes Library on the second floor in the Arts and Music Department.

Title:Drop-in Chess
Date:Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Forbes Library
Location:Mezzanine
Categories:Adult Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:


Drop in for part or all of these casual chess meets. All experience levels welcome.  Please bring your own set if you have one. Every Wednesday from 1-3 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Title:Drop-in Chess
Date:Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Forbes Library
Location:Mezzanine
Categories:Adult Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:


Drop in for part or all of these casual chess meets. All experience levels welcome.  Please bring your own set if you have one. Every Wednesday from 1-3 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Title:Forbes Library Zine Club
Date:Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Arts and Music Department
Categories:Adult Events, Arts and Crafts, Recurring Events, Teen Events, Writing
Description:

A club to talk and create all-things-zine! Meeting at Forbes Library on the second floor in the Arts and Music Department.

Title:Drop-in Chess
Date:Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Forbes Library
Location:Mezzanine
Categories:Adult Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:


Drop in for part or all of these casual chess meets. All experience levels welcome.  Please bring your own set if you have one. Every Wednesday from 1-3 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Title:Comics Club
Date:Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Presenter:Ralph Holley
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:

Join Ralph in the Children's & YA Department for Comics Club, a monthly meeting to discuss, share, and create comics and graphic novels! There will artist's supplies, materials to put your own books together, and time to receive and give recommendations! Intended for elementary, tween, and teen readers and artists, this meeting takes place on the first Wednesday of the month from 3:30 to 4:30.

Title:Your Next Great Read LIVE!
Date:Friday, August 4, 2017
Time:11:00am - 1:00pm
Categories:Adult Events, Children's Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:

Join us on social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) @ForbesLibrary. You post a title you enjoyed, we will respond with a few titles we think you'll like! Librarians are standing by the first Friday of each month, from 11 am till 1 pm.

Title:Drop-in Chess
Date:Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Forbes Library
Location:Mezzanine
Categories:Adult Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:


Drop in for part or all of these casual chess meets. All experience levels welcome.  Please bring your own set if you have one. Every Wednesday from 1-3 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Title:Forbes Library Zine Club
Date:Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Arts and Music Department
Categories:Adult Events, Arts and Crafts, Recurring Events, Teen Events, Writing
Description:

A club to talk and create all-things-zine! Meeting at Forbes Library on the second floor in the Arts and Music Department.

Title:Drop-in Chess
Date:Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Forbes Library
Location:Mezzanine
Categories:Adult Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:


Drop in for part or all of these casual chess meets. All experience levels welcome.  Please bring your own set if you have one. Every Wednesday from 1-3 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Title:Drop-in Chess
Date:Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Forbes Library
Location:Mezzanine
Categories:Adult Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:


Drop in for part or all of these casual chess meets. All experience levels welcome.  Please bring your own set if you have one. Every Wednesday from 1-3 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Title:Forbes Library Zine Club
Date:Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Arts and Music Department
Categories:Adult Events, Arts and Crafts, Recurring Events, Teen Events, Writing
Description:

A club to talk and create all-things-zine! Meeting at Forbes Library on the second floor in the Arts and Music Department.

Title:Drop-in Chess
Date:Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Forbes Library
Location:Mezzanine
Categories:Adult Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:


Drop in for part or all of these casual chess meets. All experience levels welcome.  Please bring your own set if you have one. Every Wednesday from 1-3 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Title:Your Next Great Read LIVE!
Date:Friday, September 1, 2017
Time:11:00am - 1:00pm
Categories:Adult Events, Children's Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:

Join us on social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) @ForbesLibrary. You post a title you enjoyed, we will respond with a few titles we think you'll like! Librarians are standing by the first Friday of each month, from 11 am till 1 pm.

Title:Drop-in Chess
Date:Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Forbes Library
Location:Mezzanine
Categories:Adult Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:


Drop in for part or all of these casual chess meets. All experience levels welcome.  Please bring your own set if you have one. Every Wednesday from 1-3 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Title:AEIOUkes
Date:Saturday, September 9, 2017
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter:AEIOUkes
Location:Coolidge Museum
Categories:Adult Events, Music Participation, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:

AEIOUkesAEIOUkes is a community ukulele club. We meet regularly to sing together and  to improve our playing,  and we occasionally have opportunities to  play in public.  The group has been meeting for several years and over the past year has expanded to include Saturday morning practices.  We are comprised of ukulele enthusiasts with all levels of playing experience, including beginners, and we always welcome new members to play, sing, or just watch and  listen.

 

Photo by Dale Ruff.

Title:Drop-in Chess
Date:Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Forbes Library
Location:Mezzanine
Categories:Adult Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:


Drop in for part or all of these casual chess meets. All experience levels welcome.  Please bring your own set if you have one. Every Wednesday from 1-3 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Title:Forbes Library Zine Club
Date:Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Arts and Music Department
Categories:Adult Events, Arts and Crafts, Recurring Events, Teen Events, Writing
Description:

A club to talk and create all-things-zine! Meeting at Forbes Library on the second floor in the Arts and Music Department.

Title:AEIOUkes
Date:Saturday, September 16, 2017
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter:AEIOUkes
Location:Community Room
Categories:Adult Events, Music Participation, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:

AEIOUkesAEIOUkes is a community ukulele club. We meet regularly to sing together and  to improve our playing,  and we occasionally have opportunities to  play in public.  The group has been meeting for several years and over the past year has expanded to include Saturday morning practices.  We are comprised of ukulele enthusiasts with all levels of playing experience, including beginners, and we always welcome new members to play, sing, or just watch and  listen.

 

Photo by Dale Ruff.

Title:Drop-in Chess
Date:Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Forbes Library
Location:Mezzanine
Categories:Adult Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:


Drop in for part or all of these casual chess meets. All experience levels welcome.  Please bring your own set if you have one. Every Wednesday from 1-3 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Title:AEIOUkes
Date:Saturday, September 23, 2017
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter:AEIOUkes
Location:Coolidge Museum
Categories:Adult Events, Music Participation, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:

AEIOUkesAEIOUkes is a community ukulele club. We meet regularly to sing together and  to improve our playing,  and we occasionally have opportunities to  play in public.  The group has been meeting for several years and over the past year has expanded to include Saturday morning practices.  We are comprised of ukulele enthusiasts with all levels of playing experience, including beginners, and we always welcome new members to play, sing, or just watch and  listen.

 

Photo by Dale Ruff.

Title:Drop-in Chess
Date:Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Forbes Library
Location:Mezzanine
Categories:Adult Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:


Drop in for part or all of these casual chess meets. All experience levels welcome.  Please bring your own set if you have one. Every Wednesday from 1-3 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Title:Forbes Library Zine Club
Date:Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Arts and Music Department
Categories:Adult Events, Arts and Crafts, Recurring Events, Teen Events, Writing
Description:

A club to talk and create all-things-zine! Meeting at Forbes Library on the second floor in the Arts and Music Department.

Title:AEIOUkes
Date:Saturday, September 30, 2017
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter:AEIOUkes
Location:Community Room
Categories:Adult Events, Music Participation, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:

AEIOUkesAEIOUkes is a community ukulele club. We meet regularly to sing together and  to improve our playing,  and we occasionally have opportunities to  play in public.  The group has been meeting for several years and over the past year has expanded to include Saturday morning practices.  We are comprised of ukulele enthusiasts with all levels of playing experience, including beginners, and we always welcome new members to play, sing, or just watch and  listen.

 

Photo by Dale Ruff.

Title:Drop-in Chess
Date:Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Forbes Library
Location:Mezzanine
Categories:Adult Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:


Drop in for part or all of these casual chess meets. All experience levels welcome.  Please bring your own set if you have one. Every Wednesday from 1-3 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Title:Your Next Great Read LIVE!
Date:Friday, October 6, 2017
Time:11:00am - 1:00pm
Categories:Adult Events, Children's Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:

Join us on social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) @ForbesLibrary. You post a title you enjoyed, we will respond with a few titles we think you'll like! Librarians are standing by the first Friday of each month, from 11 am till 1 pm.

Title:AEIOUkes
Date:Saturday, October 7, 2017
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter:AEIOUkes
Location:Coolidge Museum
Categories:Adult Events, Music Participation, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:

AEIOUkesAEIOUkes is a community ukulele club. We meet regularly to sing together and  to improve our playing,  and we occasionally have opportunities to  play in public.  The group has been meeting for several years and over the past year has expanded to include Saturday morning practices.  We are comprised of ukulele enthusiasts with all levels of playing experience, including beginners, and we always welcome new members to play, sing, or just watch and  listen.

 

Photo by Dale Ruff.

Title:Drop-in Chess
Date:Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Forbes Library
Location:Mezzanine
Categories:Adult Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:


Drop in for part or all of these casual chess meets. All experience levels welcome.  Please bring your own set if you have one. Every Wednesday from 1-3 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Title:Solo Guitar Concert by Peter Biedermann
Date:Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Time:5:00pm - 6:10pm
Location:Coolidge Museum
Categories:Adult Events, One-Time Events, Performance, Teen Events
Title:Forbes Library Zine Club
Date:Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Arts and Music Department
Categories:Adult Events, Arts and Crafts, Recurring Events, Teen Events, Writing
Description:

A club to talk and create all-things-zine! Meeting at Forbes Library on the second floor in the Arts and Music Department.

Title:AEIOUkes
Date:Saturday, October 14, 2017
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter:AEIOUkes
Location:Community Room
Categories:Adult Events, Music Participation, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:

AEIOUkesAEIOUkes is a community ukulele club. We meet regularly to sing together and  to improve our playing,  and we occasionally have opportunities to  play in public.  The group has been meeting for several years and over the past year has expanded to include Saturday morning practices.  We are comprised of ukulele enthusiasts with all levels of playing experience, including beginners, and we always welcome new members to play, sing, or just watch and  listen.

 

Photo by Dale Ruff.

Title:Drop-in Chess
Date:Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Forbes Library
Location:Mezzanine
Categories:Adult Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:


Drop in for part or all of these casual chess meets. All experience levels welcome.  Please bring your own set if you have one. Every Wednesday from 1-3 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Title:AEIOUkes
Date:Saturday, October 21, 2017
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter:AEIOUkes
Location:Coolidge Museum
Categories:Adult Events, Music Participation, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:

AEIOUkesAEIOUkes is a community ukulele club. We meet regularly to sing together and  to improve our playing,  and we occasionally have opportunities to  play in public.  The group has been meeting for several years and over the past year has expanded to include Saturday morning practices.  We are comprised of ukulele enthusiasts with all levels of playing experience, including beginners, and we always welcome new members to play, sing, or just watch and  listen.

 

Photo by Dale Ruff.

Title:Drop-in Chess
Date:Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Forbes Library
Location:Mezzanine
Categories:Adult Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:


Drop in for part or all of these casual chess meets. All experience levels welcome.  Please bring your own set if you have one. Every Wednesday from 1-3 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Title:Forbes Library Zine Club
Date:Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Arts and Music Department
Categories:Adult Events, Arts and Crafts, Recurring Events, Teen Events, Writing
Description:

A club to talk and create all-things-zine! Meeting at Forbes Library on the second floor in the Arts and Music Department.

Title:AEIOUkes
Date:Saturday, October 28, 2017
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter:AEIOUkes
Location:Community Room
Categories:Adult Events, Music Participation, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:

AEIOUkesAEIOUkes is a community ukulele club. We meet regularly to sing together and  to improve our playing,  and we occasionally have opportunities to  play in public.  The group has been meeting for several years and over the past year has expanded to include Saturday morning practices.  We are comprised of ukulele enthusiasts with all levels of playing experience, including beginners, and we always welcome new members to play, sing, or just watch and  listen.

 

Photo by Dale Ruff.

Title:Drop-in Chess
Date:Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Forbes Library
Location:Mezzanine
Categories:Adult Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:


Drop in for part or all of these casual chess meets. All experience levels welcome.  Please bring your own set if you have one. Every Wednesday from 1-3 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Title:Your Next Great Read LIVE!
Date:Friday, November 3, 2017
Time:11:00am - 1:00pm
Categories:Adult Events, Children's Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:

Join us on social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) @ForbesLibrary. You post a title you enjoyed, we will respond with a few titles we think you'll like! Librarians are standing by the first Friday of each month, from 11 am till 1 pm.

Title:AEIOUkes
Date:Saturday, November 4, 2017
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter:AEIOUkes
Location:Coolidge Museum
Categories:Adult Events, Music Participation, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:

AEIOUkesAEIOUkes is a community ukulele club. We meet regularly to sing together and  to improve our playing,  and we occasionally have opportunities to  play in public.  The group has been meeting for several years and over the past year has expanded to include Saturday morning practices.  We are comprised of ukulele enthusiasts with all levels of playing experience, including beginners, and we always welcome new members to play, sing, or just watch and  listen.

 

Photo by Dale Ruff.

Title:Drop-in Chess
Date:Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Forbes Library
Location:Mezzanine
Categories:Adult Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:


Drop in for part or all of these casual chess meets. All experience levels welcome.  Please bring your own set if you have one. Every Wednesday from 1-3 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Title:Forbes Library Zine Club
Date:Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Arts and Music Department
Categories:Adult Events, Arts and Crafts, Recurring Events, Teen Events, Writing
Description:

A club to talk and create all-things-zine! Meeting at Forbes Library on the second floor in the Arts and Music Department.

Title:Drop-in Chess
Date:Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Forbes Library
Location:Mezzanine
Categories:Adult Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:


Drop in for part or all of these casual chess meets. All experience levels welcome.  Please bring your own set if you have one. Every Wednesday from 1-3 pm.