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Thoreau Bicentennial Statewide Read: Events at Jones Library

Published on March 31, 2017 by Farah Ameen Community News

The Thoreau Bicentennial Statewide Read is being held during 2017, and all towns in the state are being encouraged to read a work by Thoreau and host programming about the continued relevance of his writings and legacy.

For Adults:

April 6 & May 11: Speakers will present programs on Thoreau.
May & June: Special Collections will host an exhibit about Thoreau’s influence on Clifton Johnson and Robert Francis.

For Kids:
April 20: A visit from Mass Birds of Prey, talking about rescue and rehabilitation along with a story about Thoreau.
May 1: Story & Play will feature stories of nature and Thoreau.

For Teens:
April 20: Come make greeting cards inspired by Thoreau and plants.


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