Posted by: montclairlibrary | August 17, 2014

This week at Montclair Library: August 18-24, 2014

Puppeteer Steven Engelfried

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Writers panel on writing and publishing – 6:00-7:30pm
Join us for a panel of three local writers who will discuss the process of writing and publishing, including various publishing options beyond mainstream publishing. This program is part of the Adult Summer Reading program. The authors are:

Jill Vialet, founder and CEO of the national non-profit Playworks. Jill published her first novel, Recess Rules, in 2013.

Bruce Fessenden is a skier and climber, and co-owner of Fessenden Firewood. Crimson Coat is his first book.

Laurie Doyle is a writing teacher and a fiction writer who likes to mix it up occasionally with a little poetry and nonfiction.

There will be time for audience questions, and materials on publishing will be available, as well as books for sale.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
PAWS to Read with BARK Therapy Dogs – 1:00pm
Kids! Come practice reading to a gentle dog. Practice your reading skills, earn a sticker in our Summer Reading Challenge and have fun.

Henna Tattoos for Teens – 2:00-3:30pm
Learn about the ancient art of Henna (or Mehndi) this summer! Tattoos are temporary, but can last up to 8-10 days. A permission form signed by your parent/guardian is required for this workshop.

Permission forms are available at your local library, or e-mail Lana Adlawan, Teen Services Coordinator, at ladlawan@oaklandlibrary.org to request one.

Thursday, August 21, 2014
Toddler Storytime (ages 18 months-3 years) – 10:15am
Baby Bounce (ages birth-18 months) – 11:30am

Saturday, August 23, 2014
Puppet Stories: Funny Folktales – 11:00am
Oregon puppeteer Steven Engelfried & his puppets will perform folktales to tickle your funnybone, including The Dancing Gator, The Wide Mouthed Frog, and The Three Little Pigs (with one pig and hardly any words).


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