His Garden: Conversations with a Serial Killer. A book talk and signing by Anne K. Howard. In His Garden: Conversations with a Serial Killer, winner of the PenCraft Literary Award for Best Non-Fiction of 2018, New Hartford native Anne Howard examines the murders of seven women in Connecticut and their killer, William Howell. Over three years, she met with Howell at the maximum security prison where he was serving time, spoke with him over the phone, wrote letters and delved into court documents. Howell gave her an exclusive about why he committed his crimes and pleaded guilty to the murders . Howard, who graduated with Distinction from McGill University where she studied English Literature and later from the University of Cincinnati College of Law with Dean’s Honors will have copies of her book for sale after the talk. Saturday, February 16th, 1:00.
Story Time With the Princesses. Come dressed as your favorite character - reading, singing and dancing. Saturday, February 23rd, 10:30.
Nights at the Beekley with Ranky Tanky. A return of one of our favorite groups, this Charleston, SC based quintet performs timeless music of Gullah culture born in the southeastern Sea Island region of the United States. Their music ranges from playful game songs to ecstatic shouts, from heartbreaking spirituals to delicate lullabies. Number 1 jazz album on Billboard, iTunes and Amazon! Saturday, March 9th. Doors open at 7:00, concert at 7:30.
Story Times with Miss Nicole: Morning Story Times generally follow the New Hartford Elementary School calendar. Wednesdays 10:30 for Stories and Finger Plays with Miss Nicole followed by playtime. Ages 0-3, Fridays 10:30 with Miss Nicole for Stories and Finger Plays followed by arts and crafts. Ages 3-5
Pajama Story Time with Miss Val. Thursdays 6:15 pm for Pajama Story Time with Miss Val followed by activities and crafts. Ages 3-6
For more information on these programs, please contact the library at 860-379-7235.
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