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   Wednesday, February 10, 2016
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Stories With Nathan
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Nathan Hayes   413-420-8105
nhayes@holyokelibrary.org
Stories and fun at the library.


6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Chess Club
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Jason Lefebvre   413-420-8105
jlefebvre@holyokelibrary.org
Learna new game or play an old favorite.


7:00 PM -
Miguel Zenon
Event Location: Community Room
Contact: Maria Pagan   413-420-8101
paganm@holyoke.org

Don't miss
2016 Grammy Nominee Miguel Zenón visit to the Holyoke Public Library
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 7:00pm
at the Holyoke Public Library

The public is invited to a community conversation with Miguel Zenón on February 10 from 7-8 p.m. at the Holyoke Public Library. The Center for Puerto Rican Studies (CENTRO), together with the UMass Fine Arts Center and the Holyoke Public Library, host a discussion of cultural identity, inspired by the question that sparked Zenón’s Identities Are Changeable project: “What does it mean to be Puerto Rican in 21st century New York City?” The evening will include a musical video presentation by Zenón, and a lively talk and conversation.
 
Identities Are Changeable is Miguel Zenón’s latest album, just nominated for a Grammy for Best Latin Jazz Album. The album was written around a series of interviews Zenón conducted with a diverse group of New Yorkers of Puerto Rican descent. The six part song cycle (with an overture and postlude to bookend the album) uses music and especially rhythm to embody the answers Zenón’s interviews generated, about identity, culture, language and traditions. Identities Are Changeable was chosen as one of the best recordings of 2014 by NBC News, NPR, The Boston Globe, Rhapsody, All About Jazz and Jazz News Magazine, among others.
 
The most celebrated altoist of his generation, Miguel Zenón continues to explore the music of his native Puerto Rico in his new Identities Are Changeable song cycle, bolstered by a 12-piece big band. The Identities Big Band will perform at the UMass Fine Arts Center Concert Hall on Thursday, February 11 at 7:30 p.m. Chamber Seating will make for an intimate and lively Latin jazz performance by the multi-Grammy nominee and his band.
 
The Library event is relaxed conversations between our attendees and our guest speaker.

Parking available along the street in front of the new entrance to the library and in generous lots adjacent to and immediately across the street from the library.

For more information and registration, call 413-420-8101.

For tickets at UMass event, call the Box Office at 545-2511, toll-free at 800-999-UMAS, or purchase online at
fineartscenter.com. This event is sponsored by Baystate Health, El Sol Latino, NEPR, and Hotel UMass, with community partners Holyoke Public Library and Salsarengue Restaurant in Holyoke.



   Friday, February 12, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Magnet Tiles
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Jason Lefebvre   413-420-8105
jlefebvre@holyokelibrary.org
Come and play with these fun libary toys.


   Saturday, February 13, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
The Greate Falls Dams of the Connecticut River near Holyoke
Event Location: Community Room
Contact: Holyoke History Room   (413) 420-8107
historyroom@holyokelibrary.org
Where were the first dams at the Great Falls? What happened to the Holyoke Wooden Dam of 1848?  What is a millpower? In this slide lecture, local historian Leo Labonte answers these questions and more as he describes the dams and waterwheels constructed in the early industrial era at the Great Falls near South Hadley.  He also tells the story of  the two wooden dams at Holyoke and the building of the stone dam that still holds today.  
Free and open to the public. 



   Monday, February 15, 2016
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Stories With Nathan
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Nathan Hayes   413-420-8105
nhayes@holyokelibrary.org
Stories and fun at the library.


   Tuesday, February 16, 2016
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Crayons and Water Colors
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Jason Lefebvre   413-420-8105
jlefebvre@holyokelibrary.org
Create something great at the library to celebrate school vacation week.


   Wednesday, February 17, 2016
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Stories With Nathan
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Nathan Hayes   413-420-8105
nhayes@holyokelibrary.org
Stories and fun at the library.


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Movie Night
Event Location: Community Room
Contact: Jason Lefebvre   413-420-8105
jlefebvre@holyokelibrary.org
Enjoy a fun family movie at the library to celebrate school vacation week!


   Thursday, February 18, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
BINGO
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Jason Lefebvre   413-420-8105
jlefebvre@holyokelibrary.org
The only game in town where everyone is a winner.


   Monday, February 22, 2016
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Stories With Nathan
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Nathan Hayes   413-420-8105
nhayes@holyokelibrary.org
Stories and fun at the library.


4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Drop-in Craft
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Jason Lefebvre   413-420-8105
jlefebvre@holyokelibrary.org
Stamps


5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Friends of the Library Board Meeting
Event Location: Library Board Room
Contact: Sandy Ward   413-250-8079
sandy@nonotuck.us
Board meeting of the Friends of the Holyoke Public Library.  Open to all.


   Wednesday, February 24, 2016
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Stories With Nathan
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Nathan Hayes   413-420-8105
nhayes@holyokelibrary.org
Stories and fun at the library.


   Monday, February 29, 2016
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Stories With Nathan
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Nathan Hayes   413-420-8105
nhayes@holyokelibrary.org
Stories and fun at the library.


4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Drop-in Craft
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Jason Lefebvre   413-420-8105
jlefebvre@holyokelibrary.org
Color by number.


   Monday, March 28, 2016
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Friends of the Library Board Meeting
Event Location: Library Board Room
Contact: Sandy Ward   413-250-8079
sandy@nonotuck.us
Board meeting of the Friends of the Holyoke Public Library.  Open to all.


   Saturday, April 9, 2016
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Mini Golf in the Library!
Event Location: Library
Contact: Sandy Ward   413-250-8079
sandy@nonotuck.us
Come play miniature golf in the Library!  The 1st four tees and putting greens will be on Level 4, in and around the Non-fiction stacks and Reference stacks. The 5th hole will be on Level 3, near an exhibit of historic photos of an earlier Holyoke golf course. Play will continue through the Children's Room, and down the stairs to the Teen Room. The 18th hole will lead to the Community Room for refreshments and raffle. Don't miss this unique event, brought to you by the Friends of the Holyoke Public Library. Library services will be open usual hours (8:30am-4pm). Last tee-off: 3:30pm. All ages welcome.


   Monday, April 25, 2016
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Friends of the Library Board Meeting
Event Location: Library Board Room
Contact: Sandy Ward   413-250-8079
sandy@nonotuck.us
Board meeting of the Friends of the Holyoke Public Library. ´┐ŻOpen to all.


   Monday, May 23, 2016
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Friends of the Library Board Meeting
Event Location: Library Board Room
Contact: Sandy Ward   413-250-8079
sandy@nonotuck.us
Board meeting of the Friends of the Holyoke Public Library. ´┐ŻOpen to all.