Sunday, January 15, 2012

We Took to the Woods

In the 1930s, Louise Dickinson Rich and her family moved to the Rangeley, Maine area, which she chronicled in her book We Took to the Woods.

Returning scholar Suzanne Brown will bring the historic details of their adventures and hardships to life on Wednesday, February 29 at 7 p.m. at the WMCC Fortier Library.

Copies of the book are available at both the Berlin Public Library and WMCC Library.

This event is funded, in part, by the NH Humanities
Council, with additional funding from the Neil and Louise
Tillotson Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable
Foundation – North Country. Region.

Friday, January 13, 2012

A Long Way Gone

During the 1990s, Sierra Leone's brutal civil war took a heavy toll on its citizens, including its boy soldiers. Read one account in Ishmael Beah's A Long Way Gone.

Copies of the book in print and audio formats are available in the library.

The group will meet to discuss this heart wrenching story on Thursday, February 9th in Room 122.