Let’s have a Tea Party!

Saturday, May 20th at 2 pm 

Kids are invited to get dressed up and bring along their favorite doll or stuffed animal to a FANCY tea party at the Hurley Library! There will be juice, snacks, crafts, games and a story.

Tablet Classes– Starting Saturday, May 20th

This is a series of 4 classes meeting on Saturdays at 10:30 am starting May 20th.

The first class will focus on getting your tablet set up to work for YOU. We will connect to Wi-Fi, set up our email (if you haven’t already) and get acquainted with the road map of your device.

If you can’t make the first class, please don’t hesitate to join us for the second, or even third or fourth. Each class will build on the class before it, so stop in and see if you will need any help catching up.

Classes are:

Saturday, May 20th, 10:30-11:30 am

Saturday, May 27th, 10:30-11:30 am

Saturday, June 3rd, 10:30-11:30 am

Saturday, June 10th, 10:30-11:30 am

Get your Fruits and Veggies from the Hurley Library

Hurley Library is now a Field Goods’ pick-up location for locally-grown fruits and vegetables with deliveries every Wednesday!

 First Time Subscribers:   Order before June 12th and email info@field-goods.com with the code Hurley $10 and you’ll receive a $10 credit to your account!

 FUNDRAISER:  Using this fundraiser, you contribute $1.00 to support the technology efforts of the Hurley Library

 Order deadline for a Wednesday delivery is Sunday at 11:59 pm

Field Goods is a year-round local produce delivery service; customers receive 5 to 8 different fruit and vegetables (depending on bag size), plus optional add-ons. Bags cost $16 to $32 per week, and can be put on hold at any time. It’s flexible! Field Goods purchases everything directly from over 80 small farms in the region. All of the produce is non-GMO, and most is organically grown.

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Enrich Your Life with Robert Frost’s Best Poems

Back By Popular Demand!

 Participants in Constance Skedgell’s recent poetry appreciation course are clamoring for more! Here it is…

Now Connie offers a dynamic, expertly-guided look at the poems of
Robert Frost. Over four sessions, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of
these beloved works, each one speaking memorably to us about our lives
and the natural world. Frost’s poems welcome you in and make you feel at home!
No knowledge of poetry required. Join us for joyful, relaxed and supportive
discussions of poems by this American master.

A poem “begins in delight and ends in wisdom” – Robert Frost

Friends Raffle Off Garden Basket — $100 Value!

The Friends of the Hurley Library are raffling off this garden basket to benefit the Hurley Library. Ask at the desk if you’d like to enter! Included in the basket is:

Potting Soil, Ceramic Flower Pot, Drip Catcher Saucers, Plastic Watering Pitcher, Woodstock Chimes—Chimes of Kyoto, Hummingbird Feeder, Hummingbird Food, Miracle Grow Plant Food, Spray Nozzle, Plant Markers, (4) Flower Seed Packets, (2 Pairs) Garden Gloves, Skeeter Beater, Citronella Candle, Butterfly String Lights, Rain Gauge, Garden Claw, Weed Digger Tool, Kneeling Pad, Garden Jute, (2) Bird Guides, Garden Book, $25 Adams Gift Certificate

Drawing to be held on Saturday, May 23rd at 1pm.

Gardening for KIDS– Wednesday, May 31st 4-5

Kids! We need your help to plant a garden! Come to this hands on class to learn how to tell a weed from a flower, how to stay safe from ticks and poison ivy, and what a plant needs to survive.

Mistress Mary, Quite contrary,
How does your garden grow?
With Silver Bells, And Cockle Shells,
And so my garden grows.

Book Groups–What to read this May

The Adult Book Group will be reading and discussing 1984, by George Orwell. New members are always welcome. (Meets this month on Friday, May 19th at 5 pm)

The Teen Book Club will be reading  and discussing Pax by Sarah Pennypacker. (Meets this month on Friday, May 26th at 4 pm)

The Page to Screen Book Club will be reading and watching In the Heart of the Sea, by Nathaniel Philbrick. (Meets this month on Thursday, May 25th at 6 pm)

Click on the titles above to access the book from the library catalog.

Parade Meeting– Monday, May 15th 4:30-5:30 pm

We will be holding an organizational meeting for anyone who wants to march in the memorial day parade with the Friends of the Hurley Library!

Tea Time for Children–Saturday, May 20th 2-3 pm

Please wear your best and join us for a fancy event at the library. Children are invited to bring a doll or stuffed friend and a grown-up to accompany them. There will be tea and juice, snacks, crafts and prizes.

Dungeons and Dragons–Saturdays 1-2:30 pm

Attention teenagers! The Library is starting a Dungeons and Dragons club! This is a new club for the library, starting this May, so we have only gotten as far as setting up our characters–it’s not too late to join!