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Evenings of Engagement @ your library

Shadow Ornaments with Helen Hiebert – November 5 at 5:30 pm

Enjoy a festive evening with local artist, author and educator Helen Hiebert. Helen will show participants how to create shadow ornaments which are featured in her book “Playing with Paper.” Join us and make an ornament for your tree or a holiday gift. Material fee will be $10 per person, cash or check, and space is limited. Please RSVP to Liz Willhoff at 970-479-2190 or email lwillhoff@vailgov.com.

Vail Public Library’s Book Discussion Group – November 12 at 5:00 pm

This month’s selection is “Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline.

Chamber Music with AWE – November 19 at 5:30 pm

Local residents recently joined forces to form the AWE Chamber Group. The AWE Chamber Group is part of the larger Alpine Wind Ensemble, a non-profit organziation. The AWE Chamber Group performs classical, baroque, romantic and contemporary.

“Sense and Sensibility” Lecture with Ursula Gross, M.A. – December 2 at 5:30 pm

“Sense and Sensibility” may not be as well known as “Pride and Prejudice,” but some critics believe it is Jane Austen’s more nuanced and realistic work. Come learn why this Austen novel is just as engaging and endearing as Pride and Prejudice.

Seasonal Gifts – December 3 at 5:30 pm

Join Jackie Clark for this festive gift making program. Participants will learn to make a Bean Soup Mix, Potpourri, and Seasonal Tea Bags. Material fee will be $15 per person, cash or check, and space is limited. Please RSVP to Lori Barnes at 970-479-2194 or lbarnes@vailgov.com.

Vail Public Library’s Book Discussion – December 10 at 5:00 pm

This month’s selection is “Sense and Sensibility” by Jane Austen.

“Sense and Sensibility” Film Showing – December 16 at 5:30 pm

Vail Public Library will have a special movie screening of the 1999 version of “Sense and Sensibility.”

Women are not Small Men – December 17 at 6:30 pm

Local business owner Jeannie Thoren will share her popular presentaton, “Women are not Small Men,” and explain its driving philosophy. Thoren will explain the differences in male and female skeletal structure and how these differences influence one’s ability to make a ski perform properly.

Concert with Matthew Gurnsey, “The Kilted Man” – January 7 at 5:30 pm

Veteran performer, Matthew Gurnsey, delights audiences with his rousing performances of traditional Irish and Scottish music. Gurnsey charms his audiences, sweeping them into tales of wayward voyages, unrequited love and the vibrantly colorful lives of the every-man. beloved of many Irish tales.

Vail Public Library’s Book Discussion Group – January 14 at 5:00 pm

This month’s title is “Garment of Shadows” by Laurie R. King. Summary: Laurie R. King’s New York Times bestselling novels of suspense featuring Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, comprise one of today’s most acclaimed mystery series. Now, in their newest and most thrilling adventure, the couple is separated by a shocking circumstance in a perilous part of the world, each racing against time to prevent an explosive catastrophe that could clothe them both in shrouds.

Women are not Small Men – January 21 at 6:30 pm

Local business owner Jeannie Thoren will share her popular presentaton, “Women are not Small Men,” and explain its driving philosophy. Thoren will explain the differences in male and female skeletal structure and how these differences influence one’s ability to make a ski perform properly.

Vail Public Library’s Book Discussion – February 11 at 5:00 pm

This month’s selection is “The House I Loved” by Tatiana de Rosnay. Summary: From Tatiana de Rosnay, the New York Times bestselling author of Sarah’s Key and A Secret Kept, comes The House I Loved, an absorbing new novel about one woman’s resistance during an époque that shook Paris to its very core.

Women are not Small Men – February 18 at 6:30 pm

Local business owner Jeannie Thoren will share her popular presentaton, “Women are not Small Men,” and explain its driving philosophy. Thoren will explain the differences in male and female skeletal structure and how these differences influence one’s ability to make a ski perform properly.

Cold Process Soap Making – February 25 at 5:30 pm

Join Jackie Clark for another of her popular programs. Make cold process soap in this demonstration class that teaches how homemade is much better for the skin then commercial soap. Material fee will be $20 per person, cash or check, and space is limited. Please RSVP to Liz Willhoff at 970-479-2190 or email lwillhoff@vailgov.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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