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Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale: September 23-25, 2016

 

Classics! Paperbacks! Antiquarian! Vintage! Ephemera! Children’s & Adult Pop-ups! A bonanza of over 25,000 books will be on sale at this year’s Friends of the Guilford Free Library Book Sale.                                                                                                

The event runs Friday, September 23, 9 am to 6 pm; Saturday, September 24, 9 am to 4 pm; and Sunday, September 25, 11 am to 3 pm.

On Saturday, there also will be a sale of delicious baked goods.

The Fun Tent, located on the front lawn of the library, returns this year. It’s one-stop shopping for pop culture, games and puzzles, paperbacks, audio-visual, sport and humor as well as a trove of 45, 78 and 33-1/3 vinyl recordings.

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A Digital Tour of Architecture Around the Green / Guilford Preservation Alliance Awards for Efforts of Preservation

 
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A Digital Tour of Architecture Around the Green and the Guilford Preservation Alliance Awards for Efforts of Preservation will be held Monday, September 26 at 7 pm. Join Dennis Culliton and Virginia Gresham as they demonstrate the newly available digital tours of Guilford Center, followed by the annual GPA awards ceremony. Cosponsored by the Friends of the Library and the Guilford Preservation Alliance. Please register.

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Navigating Stage One of a Successful College Launch Process with Carol Rizzolo

 

Transitioning to College Workshop: Dr. Carol Rizzolo will bring parents and rising high school seniors together to appreciate each other, imagine a future, design that future and best of all, to begin to explore the ways that you and your family can make this college process and transition the energized and exciting time that it can be. Tuesday, September 27 at 7 pm. Please register.

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GFL and Shoreline Village present Opera talk with Paul Berry: “Tristan und Isolde”

 
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Paul Berry, a music historian at Yale’s School of Music, will discuss Richard Wagner’s opera, “Tristan und Isolde” on Wednesday, September 28 at 7 pm. This talk is presented prior to the “Live in HD” movies series, Metropolitan Opera’s Emmy and Peabody Award-winning performance transmissions to movie theaters around the world. Please register.

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