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Chelmsford's 2009 Summer Reading program is here!
This year's program has been tailored to fit with the 2009 One Book Chelmsford, Three Cups of Tea and author Greg Mortenson's picture book edition, Listen to the Wind. There are many aspects to this year's Summer Reading program, but the two main themes are collecting Pennies for Peace and outdoor adventures.
For reading logs, hiking passbooks, book suggestions and links to trail maps of Chelmsford, visit the Summer Reading webpage or stop by the Children's Room.Posted in Books, Kids, One Book, Reading Room | No Comments »
As a part of this year's One Book Chelmsford, the artwork should be inspired by Greg Mortenson's Three Cups of Tea. The exhibit will be on display in the Chelmsford Library during the month of May. The prizes will be gift certificates to the Art Room in Chelmsford:
Artwork must be submitted by April 20th, 2009. Check the One Book Art page for more guidelines, important dates, and an entry form.
For additional information, or if you have questions, please contact Kathy Cryan-Hicks at firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-256-5521 x109.Posted in Books, Events, One Book | No Comments »
One Book Chelmsford Three Cups of Tea co-author Greg Mortenson visited Chelmsford this past Sunday, and spoke to a large crowd about his book and work building schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
If you missed the amazing talk at Chelmsford’s Performing Arts Center, you still have a opportunities to catch it:
(You should confirm by visiting the Chelmsford Telemedia website)
Have you read the book yet?
Additional copies of Three Cups of Tea are available at the Library. Also available are the young reader and picture book versions of the book, as well as the book on CD and playaway mp3 player.
Upcoming One Book Chelmsford Programs:
Book Discussions on Three Cups of Tea at the library
Films and Discussions
Barakat Working in Central Asia
Chelmsford Volunteer Fair
The Many Facets of Islam
Exhibit of artwork inspired by Three Cups of Tea (A CALL TO ARTISTS)
Artwork must reflect the title or themes of the “One Book Chelmsford” 2009 book selection, “Three Cups of Tea” by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin. Please visit the Chelmsford Library to get a copy of the book. You may want to review some of the book’s chapter quotes (such as the one listed below). They may offer inspiration for creating your individual work.
More details on this Call to Artists on the library website.
Three Cups of Tea Resources
All the votes have been counted, and Chelmsford's One Book for 2009 is:
One Book events and information will be available soon, and copies of Three Cups of Tea are available through the library's catalog. Also, here are some online resources to get Chelmsford ready to read our One Book 2009:
Thank you to everyone who voted! Keep checking our One Book webpage for information on One Book Chelmsford 2009.
Update: Exciting news! Greg Mortenson is coming to Chelmsford on Sunday, February 8th, as part of his book tour for his two children's books based on Three Cups of Tea. Visit the One Book webpage for more information.Posted in Books, One Book | 2 Comments »
To find out exactly what will be on your ballot, the MA Secretary of State - Elections Division has created a Ballot Information webpage - just enter your street address, and it will produce the ballot options you will see on Tuesday.
Their form will also provide your voting location, based on your address. The Town of Chelmsford also has precinct listings and polling locations available on the Town's Voter Information webpage.
Another new website this year is http://www.imagineelection.com, which also lists ballot information by street address. By reviewing your choices, you can research the candidates and issues before election day, so your vote can really speak for your preferences.
To find information on the candidates and issues, here are a few web resources that should help:
And Don't Forget:
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