Programs at the Library

Hatha Yoga Class Wednesdays in August from 5:30pm -6:30 pm Celebrate Spring and Hump Day with a slow but empowering yoga class suitable for all levels of experience. We will focus on alignment in the postures, while being mindful of body, breath, and mind. The practice of yoga is the perfect way to reset yourself in the season of renewal! Classes will be taught by Huntington resident Tania Dornic O’Neal. Tania is a certified and registered yoga teacher, who received her 200 HR RYT training in April 2015. She has taught classes locally at Balance Yoga Studio in Richmond, as well as at the Lund Family Center in Burlington through Sangha Studio’s yoga service program.

Classes are $10 each, with $1 of that fee to the Huntington Public Library. 
While classes are drop-in, it would be helpful to know ahead of time how many of you plan to attend.  You can contact Tania with any questions,
or to let her know you are coming, at  802-355-4013(call or text).

Annual BBQ Coming! Save the Date – Huntington Public Library BBQ Sunday, September 10. This is our biggest event of the year! We hope you can join the fun! Be on the lookout for more information to come.

Fun Ways to Record Seasonal Changes on Your Property, August 24, 6:30pm – 8:30pm. A journaling workshop co-sponsored by VT Coverts and the Huntington Public Library. Please note that this workshop will take place at the Birds of Vermont Museum on Sherman Hollow Road.

In the tradition of British garden journals, the journals of Henry David Thoreau, the Voyage of Discovery and other property record keepers, come enjoy a little time outdoors learning specific ways to record data on your own property that can help you in future land planning and management as well as simply enjoying your natural environs. Join naturalist/artist/educator Clare Walker Leslie to explore journaling. Pre-registration is appreciated, but not required. To register contact Lisa Sausville at 877-2777, or lisa@vtcoverts.org or Anne or Stacey at 434-4583 or hpl@gmavt.net.

Participants should bring a pencil, notebook, binoculars, water bottle, bug spray, and a few field guides if you have them.

Donations are welcome.

The Huntington Public Library has three of Clare Walker Leslie’s books to help you prepare: Keeping a Nature Journal, The Curious Nature Guide, and Drawn to Nature.

Summer Reading Program This summer’s theme is “Building a Better World.” The Summer Reading Program is open to all children entering kindergarten through eighth grade. Write down your book titles as you read, visit the library, show the librarian your Reading Record (or a piece of paper), and you can earn $10 in Gift Tokens for the Farmer’s Market in Richmond after you have visited the library five times.

Build a Better World Raffle Do you know someone who helps “Build a Better World” by doing good things? This person may be an adult or a child. Come in to the Library, write that good deed on a raffle ticket (you do not have to say who did the good deed, unless you want to!) then write your name to enter the raffle. At the end of the summer we will put all the entries together to build a “building of good things!”

Thanks to our special friends at Radiate Art Space who have generously donated a series of classes (up to $60 worth of class time) to one lucky winner. Drawing will be held on Friday, September 4.

Art Space Available The Library offers gallery space to Vermont artists who would like to exhibit their work. Space is free, and artwork may be sold with all monies going directly to the artist. All media is welcome, from photos to textiles, as long as work can be safely exhibited by hanging. Contact the Library for more details.

Museum and Park Passes Did you know the library has passes for free or reduced admission to the following places? Echo Center; Vermont State Parks (day use only), Vermont Historic Sites, Shelburne Museum, Shelburne Farms, and Birds of Vermont Museum. Passes are available on a first come basis for three-day periods.

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