All College Book Club:
In celebration of Women’s History Month, the March selection for our All College Book Club is the The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman. It’s the first novel in the popular His Dark Materials YA fantasy trilogy, which was recently adapted into an HBO series.
Pick up a copy at either Hartness Library location or contact us to have a copy sent to you. This title is also widely available in the public libraries in print, ebook or audiobook format. Join us for the discussion on 3/24/20 at either library conference room or via zoom! https://zoom.us/j/903401879
Richard W. Brown’s recently published retrospective – The Last of the Hill Farms: Echoes of Vermont’s Past – showcases the photographer’s most cherished subject: Vermont’s hill farmers. This exhibition, which bears the same name, offers the chance to experience the Vermont that Richard entered and began to photograph in the 1970s.
Fifty years later, the lives, landscapes, and time period he so lovingly captured are available for viewing through these large-format, finely detailed, photographic prints, which were hand-made by the artist.
Art Under Glass Series:
Wildwood Bowls by Paul Blossom
“I make Wildwood Bowls from burls, bumps, bulges, and knots. A true burl is the result of stress – caused by an injury, virus, or fungus – that causes the tree’s grain to grow in an unusual pattern. Burls grow on all tree species and appear as a rounded outgrowth on a tree trunk or branch. I find some burls in loggers’ woodpiles. When I see one with potential I cut it off with a chainsaw, bring it back to my shop and immediately remove the bark with hammer and chisel. Green bark is easier to remove than dry bark. The wood dries for one year. (You have to be patient).”
“Like human scars, there’s something impressive and beautiful about the shapes of these formations and the grain that grows from them. No two are ever alike.”
“Wildwood Bowls are hand carved and sanded with King Arthur tools. Their unique shapes make it impossible to turn them on a lathe. Sometimes I burn a piece of the bowl to add color and texture. Sometimes I add a bit of turquoise. The interiors of Wildwood Bowls are finished with natural food grade finish, such as mineral oil, beeswax, or odies oils. I mix my own mineral oil and beeswax.”
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Virtual Yarn Circle – Fridays at Noon
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Meeting ID: 597 389 370