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JULY 16, 2018


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July Art Exhibit Features <br>Paintings by Artist Bill Buckley  

July Art Exhibit Features
Paintings by Artist Bill Buckley

The Library's July art exhibit, entitled "As I See It," features the work of Bill Buckley. In his paintings, he  
takes the viewer on a private tour of the Island, through every town, across beaches and into quiet woodlands.  

His paintings will be exhibited on the gallery wall of our Program Room through the month.
Viewing hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Friday, and
from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

MV Spirituals Choir Performs <br>At 3 p.m. Saturday, July 14  

MV Spirituals Choir Performs
At 3 p.m. Saturday, July 14

Led by Jim Thomas, founder and president of the organization, the Spirituals Choir returns to the Edgartown
Library for an afternoon of inspiration, education, and fun. All are welcome to this free performance.

The U.S. Slave Song Project (USSSP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the public about
authentic U.S. slave songs. U.S. slave songs, also known as Negro spirituals, are true American folk music.
They were sung by slaves between 1619 and 1865, when the last slaves were freed.

Library's Summer Music Series Features <br>Joel Harrison Trio on Tuesday, July 17 at 6:30 p.m.  

Library's Summer Music Series Features
Joel Harrison Trio on Tuesday, July 17 at 6:30 p.m.

Sounds Like Summer, the Library's series of free, family concerts on the lawn, is back for another season.
The series continues on Tuesday, July 17, when Joel Harrison and his popular trio bring an hour of cool jazz for a summer night.

This series is sponsored by the Friends of the Edgartown Public Library.

French Film Series Continues with Screening <br>At 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 18  

French Film Series Continues with Screening
At 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 18

This summer the library is screening gems from the French cinema. Our series continues July 18 with
Manon of the Spring, a 1987 film from director Claude Berri. In this sequel to last week's film, a shepherdess
(Emmanuelle Béart) is determined to avenge her father. It's beautifully acted, and a feast for the eyes.

All adults are welcome.

Library Screens New Film on Chappaquiddick Incident <br>On Saturday, July 21  

Library Screens New Film on Chappaquiddick Incident
On Saturday, July 21

The library is showing the 2018 film directed by John Curran, a compelling account of the 1969 accident at the
Dyke Bridge on Chappaquiddick, in two programs this month. We'll present a second screening at 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 21. It’s a lucid, nuanced telling of the accident and its turbulent aftermath. Instead of scandal,
this film examines the broken moral compass of a driven politician.
With Jason Clarke, Bruce Dern, and Kate Mara.

Enid Haller Speaks on Chronic Lyme, <br>At 7 p.m. Thursday, July 19  

Enid Haller Speaks on Chronic Lyme,
At 7 p.m. Thursday, July 19

Enid Haller, MSW, Ph.D., founder of the Lyme Support Group of Martha's Vineyard and the Lyme Center of
Martha's Vineyard, will talk about changes and advances in the diagnosis and treatment of Chronic Lyme
Disease, and her work with the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group.

Libraries Rock! Here's Our Calendar <br>Of Summer Programs for Children  

Libraries Rock! Here's Our Calendar
Of Summer Programs for Children

The Edgartown Library has put together a rich and busy calendar of regular programs and special events
for children in July and August. We have a brochure with all the details available at the library, or you can
download your very own printable copy here.


Download pdf file: Summer 2018 Programs for Children
Interested in Learning Guitar? <br>Check Out an Instrument from the Library  

Interested in Learning Guitar?
Check Out an Instrument from the Library

If you’re interested in learning to play the guitar, we have a new program for you – guitars here at the library
that you can check out just like books. (Well, almost like books – there’s a bit more paperwork involved.)
Current CLAMS cardholders in good standing may check out an instrument for two weeks. Borrowers under
16 must have a parent or guardian present to check out an instrument. Visit the library’s front desk
for more information.

Adventures in Slow Cooking: Recipes for You to Enjoy  

Adventures in Slow Cooking: Recipes for You to Enjoy

Our May class in the library's slow-cooker series featured a recipe for Lamb Saagwala  --
which we have now posted in this space.
The series will resume in January. Meanwhile, we invite you to download these delicious recipes:

 


Download pdf file: Pork Carnitas
Download pdf file: Pico de Gallo
Download pdf file: Indian Butter Chicken
Download pdf file: Bolognese Sauce
Download pdf file: Daube de Boeuf Provencal
Download pdf file: January Cassoulet
Download pdf file: Coq au Vin -- January 2018
Download pdf file: Persian Lamb Shanks
Download pdf file: Preserved Lemons
Download pdf file: Chicken Tagine (April 2018)
Download pdf file: Lamb Saag-May 2018
Edgartown Library Offers New Streaming Movie Service  

Edgartown Library Offers New Streaming Movie Service

The popular on-demand video streaming service Kanopy is now available for free to all our patrons. With your library card number and PIN, you can sign up with Kanopy for free and start streaming films on demand right away. Just follow this link.

Offering what The New York Times calls “a garden of cinematic delights,” Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 titles, including award-winning documentaries and acclaimed films, rare and hard-to-find titles, and classic films, with collections from The Great Courses, Kino Lorber, and PBS among many others.

You can access Kanopy through a variety of devices and platforms, including Roku, Apple TV, iOS and Android, and Kanopy is also compatible for hearing- (with captions and transcripts) and visually-impaired patrons (compatible with technologies such as JAWS). Kanopy is free for users with an Edgartown library card, entitling you to stream as many as 10 films per month.

Visit Our Facebook Page  

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36 Languages. Learn a language FREE.  

36 Languages. Learn a language FREE.

The Mango language learning service is available to you, as a library patron, from any internet connection — at the library, a coffee shop, or at home. All you need to log in is your 13-digit library card number. The Edgartown Library also subscribes, on behalf of all our patrons, to Mango's Little Pim service, a language learning program designed specifically for children from birth to age six.

Planning a Visit to Boston? <br>Stop Here First for Museum Passes  

Planning a Visit to Boston?
Stop Here First for Museum Passes

On your next trip to Boston, perhaps you'd enjoy an hour or three at the Museum of Fine Arts. If this is on your itinerary, do stop at our circulation desk before heading north -- and pick up a free pass. One pass entitles two visitors admission to the museum for $10 each. That's one more great reason to visit the library. The passes are generously purchased for us by the Friends of the Edgartown Library.

As you plan your fall travels around New England, you should definitely visit this page of the CLAMS network catalogue. It lists discount tickets to all sorts of destinations, from Battleship Cove to Mystic Aquarium, from the New Bedford Whaling Museum to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Enjoy!

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