Moore Free Library lists Aug. lineup

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NEWFANE — The Moore Free Library will offer a number of programs for different ages in the coming weeks.

- The library will present a new outdoor Story Walk in August. "Sleep Tight Farm" by Eugenie Doyle will be on the lawn, page by page, for families to walk and read throughout the month of August. Story Walk was developed by was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, the pages of the book are loaned by the Vermont Department of Libraries, and the structures holding the pages were designed, built and donated by WW Building Supplies of Newfane.

- The library offers a hybrid storytime every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Children and caregivers can join in person on the library lawn or remotely at Facebook.com/MooreFreeLibrary

- The library will present a series of talks by Meg Mott, Constitution wrangler and professor emerita of politics at Marlboro College, on "What the Constitution Offers Us." These talks will take place outdoors in a salon-style setting where participants can share their thoughts and listen to those of others. The talks are planned for Wednesdays in August from 7 to 8:30 p.m., with a rain date of the Thursday. Mott will discuss the First Amendment (the process of becoming an actualized citizen) on Aug. 5 (rain date Aug. 6); the Second Amendment (the right to be an armed citizenry) on Aug. 12 (rain date of Aug. 13); the Ninth Amendment (personal and collective freedoms) on Aug. 19 (rain date Aug. 20); and the Tenth Amendment (the sovereignty of the states) on Aug. 26 (rain date Aug. 27). Copies of the U.S. Constitution will be given out to attendees. All are welcome and attendees can bring their own chair or use those provided by the library.

- State Rep. Emily Long, D-Windham-5, will be at the library on Saturday, Aug. 15, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for her monthly "office hours" in the district. Long will be outdoors and constituents (residents of Newfane, Townshend and Marlboro) as well as the general public are welcome. This will be outdoors on the library lawn.

- On Saturday, Aug. 22, Celeste Longacre will present "Preserving the Harvest" on how to can, pickle and freeze the harvest from a garden. This will be outdoors on the library lawn.

All events at the Moore Free Library, 23 West St., are free and open to the public.

For more information call 802-365-7948 or visit moorefreelibrary.org for more information.

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