Friday, August 17, 2012

Kimball Library News 8/7/12

Lady Hawke, our reading dog, visits us the 3rd Wednesday of each month. She loves to hear the children read to her! Hawke is a certified therapy dog with Therapy Dogs International and is very patient with the children. She loves to be petted and read to. Hawke is a social animal and she’ll only visit if kids register in advance. Please make time to put Hawke on your calendar for Wednesday, August 15th, from 1-2pm. Hawke likes all ages, but she is particularly sweet for emerging and reluctant readers. She never corrects or prompts your reading. Sign up the kids today.

Here is a reminder that we have a new event happening on alternate Mondays from 1-4:30pm! Whether you are a novice or an experienced Mah Jong player, come join the fun! We have someone who is willing to teach you to play if you never have had the experience. Cozy up in the Game Room of the library, share some laughs, and make some new friends. All experience levels are welcome. Feel free to bring a beverage with you.

We hope this will bring some people in the community together for a fun-filled afternoon. The leaders will teach anyone who wants to learn. It does require some strategy as well as some luck to play. A small amount of time and effort is needed to become familiar with the principles and rules of the game. Registration is required so we’ll know how many tables to prepare. Please sign up online or give us a call. The following Mondays are ready for registration: August 20, September 10, and September 24. Stay tuned as we add more dates.

Try this! Check out this event – ‘The Stuffed and the Rolled: Exploring the Intriguing Secrets of Middle Eastern Cuisine’ from 6:30-8:00pm on Tuesday, September 18th. Nawal Nasrallah, a native of Iraq, was a University Professor at Baghdad and Mosul Universities who taught English and American Literature. Nawal is the author of 'Delights of the Garden of Eden: A Cookbook and a History of the Iraqi Cuisine'.

Nawal will demonstrate stuffed and rolled food, one of the most artistic techniques characteristic of the Middle Eastern cuisine. She will talk about how this art of stuffing food with food evolved in history and how it is now reflected in our cooking in the Middle East.

Space is limited to 50 people and we are likely to fill up. Atkinson residents will have priority when registering.

Please take note in your planning that the library will be closed on Labor Day Weekend from Saturday to Monday, September 1-3.

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