Thursday, August 27, 2015

Summer Reading Program Raffle

Summer is ending soon and so is the 2015 Summer Reading Program. It's time for children to turn in their summer reading logs and receive 5 raffle tickets for the 10 prizes that will be drawn on Saturday, September 5 at noon.

Children who turn in their reading log will also receive a $10 gift certificate to a nearby bookstore, a coupon for a Friendly's Kids Meal (with an adult meal purchase), and two Superhero finger puppets.

Prize List for Summer Reader Raffle 
1.Children's Size Small "Every Hero" T-shirt
2.Children's Size Medium "Every Hero" T-shirt
3.Children's Size Large "Every Hero" T-shirt
4.Plan B Puzzle
5.Three Book Covers
6.Giant-sized Wreck It Ralph Sticker/Coloring Book
7.Giant-sized Brave (the movie) Sticker/Coloring Book
8. Two Tickets to the Big-E
9.Three Yankee Candle Wax Hands
10.Pass for U.S.S. Constitution Museum in Boston
Raffle Winners will be drawn on Saturday, September 5 at noon.
Special thanks to our sponsors: The Friends of the Heath Free Public Library, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Commissioners.  This program is supported in part by a grant from the Heath Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

Friends Book Sale

Thank you to the many Friends of the Heath Free Public Library volunteers who helped move books, set-up the displays, and sell books at the tent for the 3 days of the Heath Fair.

The book sale tent on Saturday afternoon, filled with book lovers looking for bargains!
Leighton and Martha volunteer at the sales table on Saturday afternoon, welcoming friends, neighbors, and visitors.
The Friends book sale rack in Sawyer Hall was cleaned out for the weekend. All the books went to join the thousands of other books at the Heath Fair!

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Two Good Reasons to Visit the Clark Art Institute this Summer

[Update 8/13/2015:  Free admission to the Clark Art Institute and MassMOCA on Friday, August 28, 2015 as part of Highland Street Foundation's Free Fun Fridays!]

Showing this summer at The Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, MA:
  • James McNeill Whistler’s most famous work, Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 1 (Portrait of the Artist’s Mother), is known to many as Whistler’s Mother. July 4–September 27, 2015. More information.
  • For Vincent van Gogh, nature was the defining subject of his art. June 14–September 13, 2015.  More information.
Borrow a Museum Pass from the library for free admission for one adult. Free admission for children under age 18 and college students with a valid ID