2018 One Book One Town

Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk


JUNE

            Thurs June 21 ~ EES Graduation, copies of Wolf Hollow will be presented to
                                    graduating 5th graders, gifts from the Trustees                          
 
            Sat June 23 ~ Wild About Wolves” Family Activity Afternoon, will include:
                                    • "Valley of the Wolves" - Kids Documentary
                                    • Wolf stations: wolf crafts, explore wolf artifacts, wolf snack and more!
                                    • Wolf Hollow performance reading by Cape Cod Theater Company
                                   
AUGUST

           Wed Aug 8 ~ Family Camping Workshop, Bob & Laura Smith and sons, 10:30 am
 
           Tues Aug 21 ~ Family movie night featuring recent release Wonder, a story with
                                   important themes about bullying, 5:00 pm           

            Fri Aug 24 ~ Book Discussion Group, to be held at the Eastham Council on Aging
                                All ages welcome.  Retired librarian Bill Salem will facilitate discussion about         
                               Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk, 1:30 PM                                          
 
           Thurs Aug 30 ~ Surftones Barbershop Quartet, 6:30 pm
                 
SEPTEMBER

            Sat Sept 8 ~  Windmill Weekend parade ~ Library staff will be marching
 
            Sat Sept 20 ~  Dance instruction with Steve and DeeDee Burke, owners of Shall We
                                    Dance in Dennis ~ dances of the 1940’s, basic swing and foxtrot, 6:30 pm                                                  
 
            Thurs Sept 27 ~ Cindy Horgan, Bullying Awareness Workshop
                                       Pizza dinner/childcare provided by Cape Cod Children’s Place), 5:30 pm                                       
                                      
            Sat Sept 29 ~ Nature Walk with Ranger Dani, meet at Salt Pond Visitor's Center, 11:00 am                                         
 
OCTOBER  
                
            Sat Oct 6  ~ Community dance 6:30 - 10:30 pm at the Eastham Elks Lodge
                                 First hour will be dance instruction with Steve and DeeDee Burke
                                 The Moonlighters, 15 piece swing band
                                 Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Eastham Council on Aging
                                 Regitration is required, and the event has filled up.
            
            Tues Oct 23 ~ Documentary, "White Wolf," 5:30 pm
                                                                                 
 
NOVEMBER

             Sat Nov 3 ~ National Kindness Day, "Kindness Rocks," 12:00 pm

                                                                                          
             Sat Nov 10 ~ Veteran’s Appreciation Day, 10-4

 

Aging in Place - a One Book One Town Series - 2017

Featuring Atul Gawande's Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End


Dr. Gawande's book describes people's efforts to maintain autonomy as they as they age in the face of ingrained habits, cultural expectations and one-size-fits-all corporate offerings.  Gawande described his parents' successes and failures in achieving autonomy and his own successes and failures as he tried to help them.

"Being Mortal" is the Library's 2017 One Book One Town selection.  Copies of the book will be available for patrons to borrow. The Library is planning an entire series of programming on "Aging in Place" over the next six months (listed below). 

 

Watch the Videos of Dr. Gawande on: 
-his book "Being Mortal"
-"On Aging, Dying and Being Mortal" - Frontline
-interviewed about "Being Mortal" on the Daily Show 
 

Atul Gwande- Simulcast and Watch Party from the new WGBH Studio at the Boston Public Library 
Being Mortal's Village: The Value of Community and Choice as We Grow Older
Monday, September 25, 2017 4:30 - 6:00 PM
A 2017 One Book One Town Event - Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

AGING IN PLACE - the 2017 One Book One Town Series

Dr. Gawande is the author of Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End and is the keynote speaker at a celebration of the 15th anniversary of Beacon Hill Village and the Village Movement held at the Boston Public Library.  

Nauset Neighbors, an all-volunteer village serving Eastham, Wellfleet, Orleans, Harwich, Brewster and Chatham, along with the Eastham Public Library, will sponsore a simulcast from the new WGBH studio at the Boston Public Library. Dr. Gawande will be speaking from the Boston Public library, and the live program is hosted by Beacon Hill Village.  The simulcast will be sponsored by the Village to Village network, with Villages all over the country hosting their own events.

Gawande's book describes people's efforts to maintain autonomy as they as they age in the face of ingrained habits, cultural expectations and one-size-fits-all corporate offerings.  Gawande described his parents' successes and failures in achieving autonomy and his own successes and failures as he tried to help them. 

"Being Mortal" is the Library's 2017 One Book One Town selection.  Copies of the book will be available for patrons to borrow. he Library is planning an entire series of programming on "Aging in Place" over the next six months (listed below). 

February 13, 2017 also marks the completion of the sixth year of operation of Nauset Neighbors, whose mission is to help seniors remain in their homes and stay active in our community for as long as possible. Nauset Neighbor's volunteers providing a caring service that makes it easy for seniors to get rides to appointments, expand their contacts with others, and get help with some of the complexity in their lives.

Schedule:

4:30 PM. Mingle and some refreshments
4:45 PM. Brief remarks about the program, Nauset Neighbors, and cohost activities
5:00 PM.  Simulcast starts.
6:00 PM  Simulcast ends.  Local discussion and/or informal conversation.
 
Dr. Gawande will be taking questions from the wider audience.  The sponsors have asked that if people have them in advance, they should forward them.  Questions will be collected in writing during the talk and emailed to the sponsors.  




One Book One Town is sponsored by the Friends of the Eastham Library's Nathan Anthony Fund

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One Book One Town Web-sites from years past (Finest Hours, Bringing Nature Home)