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December 2019

07
December
December 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jones Library, 43 Amity Street
Amherst, 01002

State Representatives Mindy Domb, Natalie Blais, and Lindsay Sabadosa, along with Massachusetts Center for the Book, invite you to get literary in the Valley this season! This book party will feature twelve Valley writers, recently honored by Massachusetts Book Awards, who will kick off with lightning talks about books and writing. Then you can mix and mingle, buy titles from Amherst Books, and have them signed by the authors for the avid readers on your holiday lists! Participating authors include…

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14
December
December 14 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Jones Library, 43 Amity Street
Amherst, 01002

Learn about the history of Amherst’s town government from multiple perspectives. We begin in 1735, when Amherst officially became a separate precinct of Hadley, with Jones Library Special Collections Librarian Cyndi Harbeson, who will set the stage with a brief historical overview of the first two centuries of democracy in Amherst. We end with Amherst’s more recent history as former State Representative Ellen Story and former Select Board member Nancy Eddy share their experiences of Amherst town government in the…

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15
December
December 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Jones Library, 43 Amity Street
Amherst, 01002

A presentation by Julie Dobrow

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