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JULY 17, 2019

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Film Series Presents Italian Film, Daughter of Mine, <br>At 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 17  

Film Series Presents Italian Film, Daughter of Mine,
At 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 17

Big World, Big Screen, our international film series, continues with the screening of a 2018 film from director
Laura Bispuri, Daughter of Mine. A trio of vivid performances centers this raw and colorful film about the
complexity of mother/daughter dynamics.

Watch the movie trailer.

This film series is for adults.

Book Launch Event: Join Author Jean Stone<br>At 7 p.m. Thursday, July 18  

Book Launch Event: Join Author Jean Stone
At 7 p.m. Thursday, July 18

It's fitting that the Edgartown Library should host Jean Stone's launch for her new Vineyard novel, 
A Vineyard Summer, sequel to A Vineyard Christmas, as the library (and some of its staff) made an
appearance in the previous book. And a jolly launch it will be, with the witty Ms. Stone not only speaking
about this novel -- her ninth set on Martha's Vineyard -- but also of her many adventures as a 'washashore'. 

Books will be available for purchase.
International Film Series Presents Japanese Classic <br>In Matinee at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 20  

International Film Series Presents Japanese Classic
In Matinee at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 20

Our Big World, Big Screen film series presents a matinee screening of Akira Kurosawa's 1985 classic, Ran,
at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 20. Dark, gripping, and glorious -- like Shakespeare's King Lear, upon which it is
based -- this epic is essential viewing for any dedicated cinema buff.

Watch the movie trailer.

This series is for adults.

Opera Club Presents Benjamin Britten's Billy Budd <br>At 1 p.m. Sunday, July 21  

Opera Club Presents Benjamin Britten's Billy Budd
At 1 p.m. Sunday, July 21

From Glyndebourne Festival Opera (2010), here's a gripping production of Benjamin Britten's tale of naval
life in the late 18th century, Billy Budd. Based on Herman Melville's novella, the director Michael Grandage
recreates the claustrophobic atmosphere aboard the HMS Indomitable that leads to the final battle between
good and evil. With Jacques Imbrailo in the title role, John Mark Ainsley as Captain Vere, and Phillip Ens as
Claggart. The legendary Mark Elder conducts the London Philharmonic through this dark beauty. 

The opera runs 3½ hours including intermission.

Sounds Like Summer: Outdoor Music Series <br>Continues Tuesday, July 23  

Sounds Like Summer: Outdoor Music Series
Continues Tuesday, July 23

Our summer music series continues with an hour of powerful music from Sabrina and the Groovers, at 6:30 p.m.
on Tuesday, July 23. Sabrina's got her Groover back -- guitarist Don Groover, that is. Come join us on the front
lawn and enjoy as the diva and her great band perform R&B and rock tunes.

This concert series is supported by grants from Martha's Vineyard  Bank and the 
Martha's Vineyard Cultural Council -- and, like all our programs, by the Friends of the 
Edgartown Free Public Library.

Adventures in Slow Cooking: Here Are Recipes <br>To Tide You Over Until Next Season  

Adventures in Slow Cooking: Here Are Recipes
To Tide You Over Until Next Season

Adventures in Slow Cooking, the library's monthly winter cooking class, concluded another delicious season
this May. We plan to continue the program later this year, but meanwhile, you're invited to explore the list
below for recipes from past sessions.


Download pdf file: Pork Carnitas
Download pdf file: Pico de Gallo
Download pdf file: Indian Butter Chicken
Download pdf file: Bolognese Sauce
Download pdf file: Daube de Boeuf Provencal
Download pdf file: January Cassoulet
Download pdf file: Thai Beef Curry, April 2019
Download pdf file: Thai Peanut Sauce
Download pdf file: Slow Cooker Green Curry Meatballs
Download pdf file: Coq au Vin -- January 2018
Download pdf file: Persian Lamb Shanks
Download pdf file: General Tso's Chicken
Download pdf file: Slow Cooker Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Download pdf file: Chicken Blanquette (March 2019)
Download pdf file: Preserved Lemons
Download pdf file: Chicken Tagine (April 2018)
Download pdf file: Lamb Saag-May 2018
Library Book Group: Our Schedule  

Library Book Group: Our Schedule

The Edgartown Library book group meets at 4 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each
month, September through June, for good reading and lively discussions. This group is open to all, and our library staff can help you get a copy to read.

Our coming selections for the fall will be announced in late-August.

Planning a Museum Trip? Stop Here First for Money-Saving Passes  

Planning a Museum Trip? Stop Here First for Money-Saving Passes

Before your next trip to Boston (or Vineyard Haven), please stop at our circulation desk before heading
out -- and pick up discount passes to any museums you'd like to visit.
The terms of the discounts are as follows:

Martha's Vineyard Museum: We have four passes that can be checked out at the front desk. Each pass
admits two adults and four children (or one adult and five children) through the age of 18 to the Museum
at its new location overlooking Lagoon Pond in Vineyard Haven.

Boston Museum of Science: Daily passes allow up to 4 people per day to visit the Museum's main Exhibit Halls for $10 per person. 


Boston Children's Museum: Daily passes allow up to 4 people in at half price ($8.50). 

 
New England Aquarium: Daily coupons, valid September 5 to June 30, admit up to 4 people at $10 per person.

Cape Cod Museum of Art: 1 pass for free adult gallery admission. Not valid for special events or
program admissions.  

Mystic Aquarium: We have five passes that may be checked out for $5 off general admission for up to 4
people. And 10% off a new family or grandparent membership when you present pass.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: Passes admit up to 2 people per day at $10 per person.

Edaville Family Theme Park: Each ticket includes admission for one to Edaville Family Theme Park,
which includes access to all rides and attractions.

As you plan your travels around New England, you should definitely also visit this page of the CLAMS
network catalog. It lists discount tickets to all sorts of destinations, from Battleship Cove the New
Bedford Whaling Museum and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Enjoy!

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Interested in Learning Guitar? <br>Check Out an Instrument from the Library  

Interested in Learning Guitar?
Check Out an Instrument from the Library

If you’re interested in learning to play the guitar, we have a new program for you – guitars here at the library
that you can check out just like books. (Well, almost like books – there’s a bit more paperwork involved.)
Current CLAMS cardholders in good standing may check out an instrument for two weeks. Borrowers under
16 must have a parent or guardian present to check out an instrument. Visit the library’s front desk
for more information.

Library Is Collection Site for Recycling Program <br>Supporting the League of Women Voters  

Library Is Collection Site for Recycling Program
Supporting the League of Women Voters

The Edgartown Library's south vestibule entrance now has a new container for recycling items being
collected by the Martha's Vineyard League of Women Voters. Working with Planet Green Recycle, the LWV
is collecting a variety of printer cartridges and other small electronics to be recycled (and to raise money for
the League). Items being accepted here at the library include inkjet cartridges and such small electronics as
cell phones, pagers and accessories; digital cameras; gps devices and radar detectors; smart watches;
calculators; eBook readers and music devices (iPods and MP3 players); and video game devices. Just save
these items and drop them off at your next visit to the library.

Questions? Call Kristi Strahler at 508.627.6429.

36 Languages. Learn a language FREE.  

36 Languages. Learn a language FREE.

The Mango language learning service is available to you, as a library patron, from any internet connection —
at the library, a coffee shop, or at home. All you need to log in is your 13-digit library card number. The
Edgartown Library also subscribes, on behalf of all our patrons, to Mango's Little Pim service, a language
learning program designed specifically for children from birth to age six.

 

A GREY MORNING -- TRAWLERS

Oil on canvas, 25 by 30 inches, by Harry Aiken Vincent, American artist (1864-1931).
 
 
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