Submitted by Joan on October 28, 2011 - 11:55am
- The 2011 Fall Fund Drive for the Bitterroot Public Library starts on November 9th. Every year we rely on contributions to help provide service to the community. We greatly appreciate any amount that can be given. All donations are tax deductible. Donations may be given online,at our website, given directly to the library, or mailed to: Bitterroot Public Library/306 State Street/Hamilton, MT 59840
- The Adult Foreign & Independent Film Series starts up again at 7 pm on November 17 in the library meeting room with the film "Mine," a documentary based on the animal and human bond after Hurricane Katrina. This film won the Audience Award for best documentary feature film, the PBS Independent Lens Audience Award, and was an official selection of the Silverdocs Film Festival. The December film will be "Little Sparrows," on December 15. The film series is free and intended for mature audiences due to adult themes, language and content.
- The Brown Bag It book discussion group meets from 12-1 pm on Thursday, November 17 to discuss "Siddhartha" by Hermann Hesse. The book group is free and open to the public. Books may be requested in advance from the library. The December book will be "A Hope in the Unseen" by Ron Suskind, although there will not be a meeting.
- Preschool Story Time continues throughout the year, Wednesday mornings at 10:30 in the Children's Area. On November 2 Kristen Weese presents "Transportation: Let's Go!" November 9 brings us "Underwater Adventures" with Jennifer Crawford. On November 16 Holli Hayes talks about "Feelings" and on November 23 storygoers can enjoy a "Happy Thanksgiving" with Laura Craig. November 30 is a "Surprise."
- Toddler Story Time continues throughout the year on Friday mornings at 10:30 in the meeting room. Toddlers sing, rhyme and socialize. For more information on either story time, or to volunteer as a storyteller, contact Sally at the library (363-1670).
- The Fellowship Club meets from 6-7:30 on Thursday, November 10 to discuss "The Third Jesus: the Christ we cannot ignore," by Deepak Chopra. The December book will be "The Four Agreements: a practical guide to personal wisdom," by Don Miguel Angel Ruiz. The Fellowship Club is free and open to the public. Books may be placed on hold in advance. For more information, contact Joseph at the library.
- The Marjorie A. Crawford Literature Seminar meets on Tuesday, November 8 from 9:30-11:30 to discuss "Beware of Pity" by Stefan Sweig. Books are available at Chapter One Book Store. The library will also have limited copies available for checkout. The seminar is sponsored by the Bitterroot Public Library and Humanities Montana. Lectures are given by Chapter One's Shawn Wathen and are free to the public. The January book will be "R.U.R." by Karel Capek.