Make Yourself Count!

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Aug 142020

Don’t Forget About the 2020 Census! The 2020 Census has been extended to September 30th due to Covid-19. There are a number of ways to take the 10 question Census. You can take it online at (844)-330-2020 or make a computer appointment to complete it at the library. The Census is even sending out emails if you haven’t responded yet. It is so important to the community to fill this out because the numbers determine our representation in government and federal funding, shape businesses’ decisions about where to invest in, and give residents and local government important information they can use to help advocate for our area. Be counted and take the 2020 Census today!

Local Author Summer Series Continues!

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Jul 282020

Join us for an evening with Pulitzer nominated local author, Alice Lichtenstein as we talk about her new book, The Crime of Being. The book explores the effects of a racial incident―how it divides a seemingly homogeneous community over the course of a summer and exposes its dark secrets.

This event will be on Zoom. Register here to receive the Zoom meeting ID and password.

Alice Lichtenstein graduated from Brown University and received her MFA from Boston University. She received a New York Foundation of the Arts Grant in Fiction and has twice been a fellow at The MacDowell Colony.

Her novel, The Crime of Being (Upper Hand Press, 2019) was nominated for a 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, and has received many accolades.

Alice lives in Oneonta, New York, where she teaches creative writing at Hartwick College, and in Surry, Maine.