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Massanutten Regional Library Announces March Programming

2/26/2014
There is a full and busy March schedule of adult and children’s programs throughout the Massanutten Regional Library system.
 
“Feathered Friends:   Get to Know Your Birds” will be presented Saturday, March 1, 1 PM, North River Library.  Dr. Robyn Puffenbarger , Bridgewater College, is the presenter. 
 
Tamara Shoemaker, Christian Mystery author from Waynesboro, will kick off the March author programming Monday, March 3, 1 PM, Main Library.  Shoemaker is author of the Shadows in the Nursery Series which include books Broken Crowns and Pretty Little Maids.  Shoemaker, an avid fan of James Patterson and Ted Dekker, strives to emulate her writing idols by creating hair-raising tension and shocking twists in her own books.
 
Dr. Sarah Kennedy, author, poet, and professor at Mary Baldwin College, will discuss her book, The Altarpiece, Monday, March 10, 1 PM, Main Library.  The Altarpiece is the first title in Kennedy’s The Cross and the Crown Series.  Kennedy’s book delves into a plot in which nuns are accused of stealing or hiding an altarpiece.  In addition to this novel, Kennedy has written seven books of poetry.
 
Gears are switched to consumer information with Dr. Sara Fitzgerald, Bridgewater College, as she presents “Your Medicine Cabinet:  What’s There, What Isn’t and Why” on Monday, March 17, 1 PM, Main Library.   Fitzgerald is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry and a member of the Bridgewater Speakers Bureau.
 
Robin Lyttle from the Shenandoah Valley Black Heritage Project will explain the How’s What’s, and Why’s of the project Monday, March 24, 1 PM, Main Library.
 
“Tracing Your Civil War Roots” is the topic with Nicholas Picerno from the Bridgewater College Speakers Bureau Monday, March 31, 1 PM, Main Library.                                                  

Need some advice with nailing that job?  Ethan Knick, Shenandoah Valley Workforce Investment Board, will be on hand at the Main Library to give advice.    “Advanced Job Resumes” will be the topic Wednesday, March 12, 2-4 PM.  “Job Interviewing Techniques” will be covered Wednesday, March 26, 2-4 PM.
 
There are children’s activities, too.
 
Geared for students grades 3-6, STEM Saturday @ Your Library is offered at North River Library Saturday, March 8, 10:30 AM-12 Noon.  This program offers educational fun and exploration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math with a special focus on habitats. 
Magician Wes Iseli will amaze children and adults alike with his magical tricks and illusions in his special appearance Saturday, March 22, 1 PM, Main Library.
 
A public safety event has been coordinated for Saturday, March 29, 2-4 PM, Main Library.  Parents and guardians can bring children to have them fingerprinted and photographed; in turn,   a compact disc with this vital information will be given to the parents/guardians for safekeeping.
 
All library events are free and open to the public.  For more information and to view our regular weekly events, please log onto www.mrlib.org

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