The Great North Woods Libraries partnered together with local organizations for a series of free family-friendly Zoom events all about Mt. Washington. They have generously opened registration up to other libraries.
From the press copy: New Englanders know the reputation of 6,288-foot Mt. Washington as a place of climate extremes. The high winds for which the mountain is known funnel great accumulations of snow from the bare upper tundra of the Presidential Range into the glacial cirque of Tuckerman Ravine.
On February 3rd, at 6pm, the series begins with the program “Over the Headwall: A Short History of Skiing in Tuckerman Ravine. Presenter Jeff Leich is the Executive Director of New England Ski Museum in Franconia.
In order to attend you must have access to a computer or phone with video and/or microphone capability. If you are interested, email the Libbie Cass Library and we’ll send you the registration link.
This unforgettable novel puts human faces on the Syrian war with the immigrant story of a beekeeper, his wife, and the triumph of spirit when the world becomes unrecognizable.
“A beautifully crafted novel of international significance that has the capacity to have us open our eyes and see.” --Heather Morris, author of The tattooist of Auschwitz
The Beekeeper of Aleppo is a 2019 novel by Christy Lefteri. It deals with the flight of refugees from Aleppo in Syria to Europe during the Syrian Civil War. While a work of fiction, it is based on the author’s experience over two summers volunteering in Athens at a refugee center.
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December 1889. Sherlock Holmes has returned to London, only to find himself the target of a deadly vendetta.
“Haunting, vivid and beautifully plotted, Unquiet Spirits is both an elegant tribute and a cunning debate of everything we love about Sherlock Holmes and his world.” --Daniel Stashower, Edgar, Agatha, and Anthony award-winning author
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