Guilford Gazette Will Publish a February Issue

Guilford Gazette Meeting November 13, 5:30 pm Guilford Country Store

Proposed Agenda

1/  Report on what’s happened so far.

2/  Tasks to put out a paper in February. We might need to add more.

Editorial- solicit articles, edit text, determine content,create articles, accompany kids on interviews

Production- place text, place ads, final layout, arrange and supervise printing,m prepare for mailing, develop schedule

Business- solicit ads, bill for ads, pay bills, bookkeeping, mailing labels

3/  Task assignment

4/  Timeline

5/  Other things we haven’t thought about.

6/  Set another meeting date.

If you are interested in working on keeping the Gazette alive, please come. If you’re interested, but can’t attend this meeting, contact Cathi Wilken at wilken@sover.net or 254-6545.

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A ‘Cello Celebration

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A ‘Cello Celebration with Paul Wiancko and Judith Serkin to benefit the Guilford Free Library.

Saturday, September 7 at 7:30 PM $25 (includes dessert) Guilford Center Meeting House, Guilford Center Road

Call (802) 257-4603 to reserve your tickets.

Guilford Reads: Poetry 180

Introduction to Poetry
by Billy Collins

I ask them to take a poem
and hold it up to the light
like a color slide

or press an ear against its hive.

I say drop a mouse into a poem
and watch him probe his way out,

or walk inside the poem’s room
and feel the walls for a light switch.

I want them to waterski
across the surface of a poem
waving at the author’s name on the shore.

But all they want to do
is tie the poem to a chair with rope
and torture a confession out of it.

They begin beating it with a hose
to find out what it really means.

poetry180“Poetry 180 was inspired by the desire to remove poetry far from such scenes of torment.” Find your favorite way to explore this book –“You can look up poets you are familiar with, you can flip through the pages looking for a title that grabs you, a shape that invites you in. Or you can read the collection cover to cover, forwards or backwards.”

 

We’ll be reading our favorites from and talking about Poetry 180 at Talk About Books at the Guilford Free Library on Wednesday, July 17 at 6:30 PM. Books are available at the library, the town office, Richmond’s Garage and the Guilford Country Store.

Talk About Books: Twelve Tribes of Hattie

Come to the Guilford Free Library to TALK ABOUT BOOKS: TWELVE TRIBES OF HATTIE, by Ayana Mathis on Wednesday, March 20 at 6:30 PM. This book is atwelveTribes vibrant and compassionate portrait of a family hardened and scattered by circumstance and yet deeply a family. Books are available to borrow from the library. No charge. Call 254-6545 for information. For discussion questions and more information, go to http://guilfordfreelibrary.blogspot.com/

Library at Town Meeting

Come visit the library at Town Meeting on Tuesday, March 5. There you can:
*See our slide show;
*Get a new library card;
*Buy a raffle ticket for a $200 gift certificate to T J Buckley’s;
*Visit with our friendly trustees.

Talk About Books: Twelve Tribes of Hattie

Come to the Guilford Free Library to TALK ABOUT BOOKS: TWELVE TRIBES OF HATTIE, by Ayana Mathis on Wednesday, February 20 at 6:30 PM. This book is atwelveTribes vibrant and compassionate portrait of a family hardened and scattered by circumstance and yet deeply a family. Books are available to borrow from the library. No charge. Call 254-6545 for information.