Two O’Clock Sunday Series is back!!!

    Two O’clock Sunday Series

ladies from 1860'sJanuary 18, 2:00  Close to the Vest and Under the Skirt Tour of the Civil War with Karen Jessee. Characters Charles and Josephine from the 1860s reveal the many layers and accessories that created the fashionable look for the elegant mid-Victorian lady and gentleman. 

 

 

cow infront of white houseFebruary 22, 2:00  Presidential Pet Tales with Ed Okonowicz. A vast majority of Americans of all ages love their pets –and First Families throughout our country’s history were no different.  In fact, some of them turned the White House into their personal zoo.  Find out who owned goats, ponies and parrots, even alligators, tigers and an elephant!

 

 

picasso March 22, 2:00  Pablo Picasso: An Artist for All Seasons with Sandra Denney. This lecture focuses on portions of the life and the major innovative styles of Pablo Picasso. The influence of various women on his life will be emphasized. Special attention will be drawn to the courage he exhibited both in his paintings and in his actions during the Nazi occupation of Paris.

 


Ireland
April 26, 2:00  Tales from the Ould Sod with Kate Danaher. Imagine a time when the whole country sat by their turf fires on a Sunday night, listening to Eamon Kelly, Ireland’s master storyteller, live on Radio Eireann. A great storyteller in her own right, Kate Danaher will recreate this delightful experience with songs and stories, and fiddle tunes.

 

Tenessee WilliamsMay 17, 2:00  Tennessee Williams’ South with Dr. Yvonne Shafer.  A picture of the life and work of Tennessee Williams, one of America’s greatest playwrights. Williams used biographical material related to his youth in St. Louis and portrayed both himself and members of his family in plays. Dr. Shafer presents a brief history of his life and career with slides showing performances and pictures of Williams and his family and then performs selected scenes from Williams’ plays.

 

 

 

Inspiration Space Delaware Libraries

Join us for inspiration in your life! The kind you need!

Unleash Your Potential

With workshops to help you find a new career or job, classes to develop new skills, information on how to start a new business or grow your small business, Lifelong Learning, computer & technology classes, plus MakerSpace programs… whatever your passion, Delaware Libraries can help.

Please click this link for more information!- http://lib.de.us/is/

 

Corbit-Calloway Library on Tuesdays for Job Help!

  • Job Search Open Lab

  • E-Book Help

  • Intro to Computers and the Internet

  • Creating a Winning Resume

 

Seating limited for all programs! Register at Corbit-Calloway Memorial Library Front Desk or call at 302-378-8838.

Questions? Contact Alta Porterfield at (302) 922-0753 or alta.porterfield@lib.de.us

Yoga Classes

Beginners Yoga

with

Vicki Spence

$5 a session

 

Wednesdays, January 7, 14, 21 & 28

5:15-6:15 or 6:30-7:30

 

Registration is required

Please register at desk or call 302-378-8838

 

 

Recent Reads!

 

Join us the first Friday of each month for a lively book discussion. A great place to meet friends and share your ideas and thoughts about a book you’ve chosen to read.

Next meeting will be

Friday, January 2, 1:00 pm

You are invited to bring your lunch or a snack. 

To register, sign up at the Front Desk or call 378-8838.

Adult Book Discussion Group

Monday, January 12th, 2015

 Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Pick up a copy at the desk. New members are always welcome.