LIBRARY HOURS
Monday - Friday: 10 am - 5 pm, Saturday: 10 am - 1 pm, Sunday: Closed
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‘Celebrate Harding’ Photo Contest
Harding students in grades K through 12, at any school, are invited to submit photos of landscapes, flora, fauna or wildlife (no pets please). All photos must be taken in Harding. There will be one grand prize winner as well as first place winners in each of three different age categories. The first place winner in each age group will receive a $50 Amazon gift card. The grand prize winner will receive a $100 Amazon gift card. The contest will run from October 1 through October 15. Winners will be announced on October 30, with prizes awarded in early November. Photos will initially be displayed at the Kemmerer Library and then at a special exhibition in the Kirby Hall.
Contest Rules
Lanzerotti Lecture 2019 – Bettina Bierly
We are delighted to announce that Bettina Bierly will deliver the 2019 Lanzerotti Lecture.
Bettina Bierly is a Costume Designer, Wardrobe Supervisor, Knitter/Dyer, Lecturer and former Costume Director for NYC Opera. Her work has been seen in performance spaces as diverse as Lincoln Center, Bickford Theater and on Celebrity Cruises around the world.
Drawing from her collection of photographs, costumes and accessories, Bettina will take us backstage and show us what it takes to costume a live show, sharing experiences of her current work at NYC Ballet as well as constructing silk dresses for Hamilton.
Refreshments will be served following the lecture.
Registration requested, please.
Shredding Event
Protect yourself from identity theft by bringing your old personal papers to our shredding fundraiser. $8 per grocery bag, $12 per banker’s box.
All proceeds benefit the Library.
All are welcome to join the Adult Book Group’s discussion of ‘The Silver Baron’s Wife’ by Donna Baier Stein, plus a visit from the author!  Registration not required.
Financial Planning for Continuing Care Communities

Presented by RegentAtlantic Wealth Advisors

Join Jim Ciprich, CFP®, MBA, and Melissa Weisz, CFP®, CFA, for a presentation on Continuing Care Retirement Communities. How are they structured? What are the financial considerations as you evaluate various options? Jim and Melissa will present senior living options you may wish to consider as well as answer your questions. Registration requested. 

Optimizing College Visits
Presented by Balboni College Advising
Optimizing your College Visits: College consultant Kate Balboni will share her advice on how to make the most of your college visits. Students and parents welcome. Bring your questions and Kate will give you her insider’s perspective on the admissions process. Registration requested.
Scarf Tying
Learn multiple ways to tie a scarf and enhance any outfit.  Bring your favorite scarf to try for yourself and share your scarf tying ideas too.
Wine with Friends IV
Enjoy a selection of fine wines and hors d’oeuvres. All proceeds benefit the Library.
Bookworms
Bookworms is for children age 10-12 who love to read and talk about books with friends. This month’s pick is “Stranded’ by Jeff Probst. Join us for snacks and discussion and book-related fun!
Halloween Crafternoon
Make a beautiful, spooky  bat (or two), just in time for Halloween!
Registration requested, please.