Thursday, April 26, 2012

New Hampshire's Old Man

In 2003, New Hampshire citizens mourned the loss of one of its own, the Old Man of the Mountain, when, after years of assistance, the familiar profile fell from its lofty perch in Franconia Notch.

On May 23rd, at 7 p.m., White Mountains Community College (WMCC) and the Berlin Public Library will host scholar Maggie Stier as she presents her program, The Old Man of the Mountain: Substance and Symbol.

The event will be held in the WMCC's Fortier Library. Light refreshments will be served.

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.

Seasonal Selections

The Fortier Library has just added to its collection  Seasonal Selections from North Country Writers' Night Out, a compilation of poetry and short stories by local talent, including WMCC's own David Moore, from the Academic Support Center, and English professor, Susan Zoino.

Copies of the book are available for sale at Savoir Flare on Main Street in Berlin.

Monday, April 23, 2012

100 and counting!

The WMCC daytime book discussion group has reached a milestone -- in May we will discuss our one hundredth book! To celebrate, we're reading an American classic that is celebrating its 100th anniversary: The Harvester, by Gene Stratton Porter.

Join us to celebrate and to discuss the book on Thursday, May 17th, in Room 122.

Copies of the book and audio are available for loan in the library.

April showers bring May flowers!

Friday, April 13, 2012

April is Autism Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month.

Autism Spectrum Disorders are a puzzle: what is autism?

To find books and other materials about this puzzling disorder, visit the Library and see our display. Books are available for check out, and articles on autism may easily be found using our online databases.