TWO AUTHOR EVENTS, all are welcome!
Thursday, October 27 at 7 pm: Author Michael Tougias will speak and answer questions at Loynd Auditorium, Kennett High School. The program will be followed by a book signing.
Thursday, November 3 at 7 pm: Author Casey Sherman will speak and answer questions at Salyards Center for the Arts in Conway Village. The program will be followed by a book signing.
Each year, several participating libraries hold talks and presentations related to themes in this year’s book. All are free and open to the public.
Anatomy of a Mountain Rescue — Wed., October 5, 7 pm at the Cook Memorial Library, Tamworth, 603-323-8510. Bill Kane, who has over 40 years in wilderness medicine and rescue, tells how a mountain rescue unfolds, how information is developed, how a rescue plan is executed.
Film “The Finest Hours” (2016 Walt Disney Pictures ) — Two showings: Fri., October 14 at 7 pm at Jackson Public Library, 603-383-9731; and again on Sun., October 23 at 4 pm at Freedom Public Library, 603-539-5176.
Our National Ship the USS Constitution — Wednesday, October 19, 7 pm at the Madison Library, 603-367-8545. One Book One Valley’s project humanist Margherita Desy tells of the rich history of the USS Constitution and the latest efforts to restore the oldest ship in the U.S. Navy.
Rescue in the White Mountains — Thurs., Oct. 20, 6 pm at the Brownfield Public Library, 207-935-3003. Joan Veilleux — mountain guide, nurse, storyteller and part-time search & rescue volunteer — will share stories of what it is like to be part of a rescue team.
History of the U.S. Coast Guard — Wed., Nov. 2, 7 pm at the Cook Memorial Library, Tamworth, 603-323-8510. John Galluzzo from the Foundation for Coast Guard History will speak. Semper Paratus!
Book discussions of The Finest Hours
All participating organizations will hold a book discussion, and 1 Book 1 Valley readers are welcome at any of them.
See our calendar for book discussion dates and locations.
Students at Kennett High School, A. Crosby Middle School and Granite State College (Conway) will be able to borrow books and participate in book discussions at their schools. Check with Barbara Waters at KHS, Karen Gustafson at KMS, and Joy Noyes at GSC for more information.