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The library will be closed Tuesday, January 27 due to the oncoming storm. Please check here, our Facebook page, or WHAI for information about Wednesday hours. Be safe!

Forgiveness Project Meeting Saturday, January 24 rescheduled (Again)

The Forgiveness Project event scheduled for Saturday, January 24 that was moved to Monday, January 26 will now be held on Saturday, January 31 due to concern about the weather.

Cooped Up at the Library Concert Series

The Greenfield Public Library will turn its LeVanway meeting room into a coffee house on the fourth Sundays in January, February, and March. In conjunction with the Coop Concerts, the Library will be host Cooped Up at the Library concerts in the meeting room from 2 to 4 pm on January 25, February 22 and March 22. Michael Nix will kick off the series, with Orlen and Gabriel in February, and Pat and Tex in March. Each program will begin with an open mic from 2 to 2:30. Sign up will be required with the main performance beginning at 3, and refreshments, provided by the Friends of the GPL, will be for sale for $1. Admission is by donation. Space is limited, so early arrival is recommended. Doors open at 1:45. Nix performs on Banjar, classical guitar, banjo, lute, and mandolin, throughout the United States and Asia; has recorded for the PBS series "American Experience", several independent documentaries, numerous CD projects; and his compositions are performed internationally. His music has been heard "Weekend Edition", and other NPR programs.

Poet's Seat Poetry Contest -- 2015

Open to residents and students in Franklin County.
Two categories: Adult and Young Poet (ages 12-18)

• Submit up to three poems. Number pages of multi-page poems.
• Only unpublished poems may be submitted.
• Previous winners (first place) may not submit poems.
• Top-placing youth poets may re-submit when they enter a new age category.
• Indicate “Adult” or “Young Poet,” and Young Poets write your age on the front of the sheet where the poem appears, lower right hand corner, circled.
• No identifying information on front of sheet, where poem appears; no staples.
• On reverse side of each poem, write your name, address, telephone number,and e-mail address, if available. Poems will not be returned.
• Submit on white 8.5 x 11 paper, printed clearly in ink or typed in plain typeface; no markers.
• Notification of receipt of entry will be via email, unless SASE is included with entry.

Send poems to: POET’S SEAT CONTEST, Greenfield Public Library, 402 Main St., Greenfield, MA 01301

AWARD CEREMONY: Tuesday, April 29, 2015, 7 pm, Capen Room, Stoneleigh-Burnham School, 574 Bernardston Road

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