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Events

Getting ready for Spring earth keeping

We’re excited and honored to be participating and sponsoring the upcoming Climate Wise Gardening, An Earth Keeping Fair event on April 27th. This is a free, all ages event from 10 – 3pm at Boyton Middle School featuring talks, exhibits, demonstrations, plant sales (and freebies), and films. Exciting! We hope you’ll join the Alternatives Library in sharing…

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Full Bound For Glory Schedule Now On The Library Calendar

Hey everybody, I’m excited to announce that the entire bound for glory schedule is now posted on the Library’s Events calendar. You can find out who is performing, listen to their music, and mark your calendar’s for these lovely music events that happen every week at the library. This event has been happening in this…

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Event Recap : Many Worlds Are Possible

Thank you so much to everyone who attended and supported the Many Worlds Are Possible event last week. There are so many amazing outcomes, so here’s a quick list full of links too for your reading pleasure. 150 people attended! We shared food, connected, enjoyed the music, and had a chance to share work of the library and Prisoner…

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Can We Have Our Event At the Library?

Yesterday I had a fun interaction. Someone walked into the library with a notepad. “I’m scouting a space for a music event” she told someone. This got my attention. Not just because she started testing our piano, but because we have a really simple process in place for reserving this space. Events Like: Film Screenings…

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HUGE Magazine Giveaway – Historical & Recent

Hello artists, readers, collectors, and friends; From now until July 1st, the Alternatives Library is giving away a significant portion of our Periodicals Collection which include periodicals/magazines of various genres, dating from the 1990’s to present day. The collection includes titles and genres that range from politics, outdoor guides, literature, art, environmental sustainability, pop-culture, etc. Some…

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Learn the Skills to Protect Children From Sexual Abuse (Trainings!)

We’re excited to announce this 3-part series in collaboration with Enough Abuse Tompkins to help families, educators, and community organizations understand how to protect children from sexual abuse. The first event is October 27th at the Durland Alternatives Library. Childhood sexual abuse is something people rarely talk about, which is one of the reasons it continues to prevail. Talking about it is uncomfortable and can…

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