May
04

NIST Releases Draft Community Resilience Planning Guide for Public Review

APTOPIX Winter Weather

The Federal government  issued a draft guide to help communities plan for and act to keep windstorms, floods, earthquakes, sea-level rise, industrial mishaps and other hazards from inflicting disastrous consequences. Click here or more info.

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May
01

Public Libraries and Our Community

Check out this cool library infographic our library staff member Sarah Margi created to show the impact Public Libraries have on their community:

sarahlibraryinfographic

 

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Apr
30

Tonight the Author of Several Books on Seafaring – Michael Tougias- Will Be Speaking at the Foundation Author Night

michael tousigias

The Pollard Memorial Library Foundation annual Author Night brings Michael Tougias to Memorial Hall (2nd Floor reference room) April 30, 2015. Michael J. Tougias is an award winning author and co-author of 23 books. Among his bestsellers are A Storm Too Soon, The Finest Hours (soon to be a major motion picture by Disney), Fatal Forecast, Overboard, King Philip’s War, and There’s A Porcupine In My Outhouse: The Vermont Misadventures of a Mountain Man Wannabe. This event is open to the public, suggested donation: $50. Proceeds to benefit the Pollard Memorial Library Foundation.

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Apr
28

On This Day Celtrics Coach Red Aurbach Retires…To Write American Haiku.

red aurbach

One of his most well known:

“I never had a set of rules. Every situation is different.”

To read more about this beloved coach, click here.

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Apr
28

Art Contest Winners

And the votes are in!¬† Here are the winners of this year’s National Library Week drawing contest:

  • Preschool/Kindergarten Winner: Eliana M.
  • Grade One/Two Winner: Lisa L.
  • Grade Three/Four Winner: Zoey G.

Congratulations and well done!

 

 

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