Maury Loontjens Memorial Library

Narragansett, Rhode Island

Monday April 19, 2021
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Monday Morning Book Club

Want to talk about books? Want to hear what everyone else has been reading? Meet over Zoom to discuss what you have been reading.  Login in to say hello from home!  Register for login info.

There are 11 spaces available.

Want to talk about books? Want to hear what everyone else has been reading? Meet over Zoom to discuss what you have been reading.  Login in to say hello from home!  Register for login info.

There are 11 spaces available.

Tuesday April 20, 2021
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6:30 PM - 7:50 PM
War Pigeons

The library welcomes author Elizabeth Macalaster of Brunswick, ME for an online presentation discussing her new book War Pigeons: Winged Couriers in the U.S. Military, 1878-1957 (McFarland Books,  October 2020)

For more than seven decades homing pigeons provided the U.S military with its fastest most reliable means of communication.  Trained by pigeoneers to fly up to 60 mph for hundreds of miles, homing pigeons served our country in four wars on four continents.  Weighing barely a pound, these extraordinary birds carried messages in and out of gas, smoke, exploding bombs and gunfire.  They flew unwavering through jungles and over desert and icy mountains, not faltering even when faced with an expanse of ocean to cross.  Time and again, when all other means of communication failed, pigeons were trusted to carry home vital messages.  Sometimes they arrived nearly dead from wounds or exhaustion, but only death itself stopped them.

War Pigeons, is the first complete accounting of the remarkable service of homing pigeons with American armed forces, from its fledgling beginnings after the Civil War, to the birds’ invaluable role in communications through both world wars and beyond. War Pigeons chronicles a poignant and enduring legacy.

Learn more about the author at: https://elizabethgmacalaster.com/

Register below for Zoom information.

There are 74 spaces available.

The library welcomes author Elizabeth Macalaster of Brunswick, ME for an online presentation discussing her new book War Pigeons: Winged Couriers in the U.S. Military, 1878-1957 (McFarland Books,  October 2020)

For more than seven decades homing pigeons provided the U.S military with its fastest most reliable means of communication.  Trained by pigeoneers to fly up to 60 mph for hundreds of miles, homing pigeons served our country in four wars on four continents.  Weighing barely a pound, these extraordinary birds carried messages in and out of gas, smoke, exploding bombs and gunfire.  They flew unwavering through jungles and over desert and icy mountains, not faltering even when faced with an expanse of ocean to cross.  Time and again, when all other means of communication failed, pigeons were trusted to carry home vital messages.  Sometimes they arrived nearly dead from wounds or exhaustion, but only death itself stopped them.

War Pigeons, is the first complete accounting of the remarkable service of homing pigeons with American armed forces, from its fledgling beginnings after the Civil War, to the birds’ invaluable role in communications through both world wars and beyond. War Pigeons chronicles a poignant and enduring legacy.

Learn more about the author at: https://elizabethgmacalaster.com/

Register below for Zoom information.

There are 74 spaces available.

Wednesday April 21, 2021
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Card Craft on Zoom

Join your friends for a virtual Card Crafting event--register, pick-up your supplies at the library and craft with friends on the night of the 9th

There are 6 spaces available.

Join your friends for a virtual Card Crafting event--register, pick-up your supplies at the library and craft with friends on the night of the 9th

There are 6 spaces available.

Tuesday April 27, 2021
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Streaming 101

Do you need help getting started streaming? Are you overwhelmed by the number of services? Are you looking at dropping traditional cable services?

Join us on Zoom for an overview and Q & A session of streaming and what you need to get started.

Please make sure to register for a Zoom link.

A recording of this program will be made available on our YouTube channel.

CONTACT: Samuel Judd  401-789-9507  samjudd@narlib.org
There are 29 spaces available.

Do you need help getting started streaming? Are you overwhelmed by the number of services? Are you looking at dropping traditional cable services?

Join us on Zoom for an overview and Q & A session of streaming and what you need to get started.

Please make sure to register for a Zoom link.

A recording of this program will be made available on our YouTube channel.

CONTACT:
  Samuel Judd
  401.789.9507
   samjudd@narlib.org

There are 29 spaces available.

Wednesday April 28, 2021
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Evening Book Club
The Evening Book Club will meet to discuss Atomic City Girls We will also discuss our upcoming schedule. This will be a Zoom only meeting. Login information will be provided to all registrants.
Copies of the book are available at the front desk and can be requested for curbside pick up.
There are 15 spaces available.
The Evening Book Club will meet to discuss Atomic City Girls We will also discuss our upcoming schedule. This will be a Zoom only meeting. Login information will be provided to all registrants.
Copies of the book are available at the front desk and can be requested for curbside pick up.
There are 15 spaces available.

Thursday May 6, 2021
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7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Create a Healthy Lifestyle through Meditation


Treat yourself to some special time to nourish your body, mind and spirit.
Empower your life by learning a simple meditation technique that can be used daily for greater peace, energy, and well-being.  Start incorporating this positive technique in your life. Join Arlene Samsel , long time meditator who has been inspiring audiences with his engaging workshops.
 
Brief Bio Arlene Samsel
 
Arlene Samsel is uniquely qualified and experienced in meditation, public speaking, and the performing art


Treat yourself to some special time to nourish your body, mind and spirit.
Empower your life by learning a simple meditation technique that can be used daily for greater peace, energy, and well-being.  Start incorporating this positive technique in your life. Join Arlene Samsel , long time meditator who has been inspiring audiences with his engaging workshops.
 
Brief Bio Arlene Samsel
 
Arlene Samsel is uniquely qualified and experienced in meditation, public speaking, and the performing art


Thursday May 13, 2021
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Real Id

Thursday May 13th 6:30pm for Real ID
•    REAL ID: Thinking of traveling this summer? Learn all about the REAL ID that will be required for domestic air travel in October 2021, including whether you need one and how to obtain one in your state.  This presentation is offered through AAA as a public service.

 

Thursday May 13th 6:30pm for Real ID
•    REAL ID: Thinking of traveling this summer? Learn all about the REAL ID that will be required for domestic air travel in October 2021, including whether you need one and how to obtain one in your state.  This presentation is offered through AAA as a public service.

 


Tuesday May 25, 2021
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Bike/Pedestrian Safety:

Bike/Pedestrian Safety: Bike Safety Month is in May! This virtual presentation for children and families stresses the importance of wearing a helmet, staying visible, using hand signals, safe places to ride and walk, and teaches the laws and rules of the road! This presentation is offered through AAA as a public service.

There are 94 spaces available.

Bike/Pedestrian Safety: Bike Safety Month is in May! This virtual presentation for children and families stresses the importance of wearing a helmet, staying visible, using hand signals, safe places to ride and walk, and teaches the laws and rules of the road! This presentation is offered through AAA as a public service.

There are 94 spaces available.


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