Plumb Library events for May

Apr 30, 2019

ROCHESTER — The Joseph H. Plumb Memorial Library will host a number of events in May. 

On May 9 at 4:30 p.m., the library will host a flower arranging workshop with Bunny Mogilnicki of Bunny’s Bouquets. Junior friends of the library and patrons above 8 years old are invited to the workshop. Space is limited for this workshop, so registration is required. 

May 11 from noon to 2 p.m. New Bedford’s Art Mobile will visit the library with crafts and activities for children 5 and up. The visit is sponsored by the Rochester Cultural Council as part of the One Book, Tri-Town series. No registration required. 

Plumb Library’s nonfiction book club will meet on May 16 at 6:30 to discuss Sebastian Junger’s “Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging.” The book explores the role of tribal societies, the human desire to belong to small, purposeful groups, and why tribes may be essential to the modern world.  

The library will host a yoga workshop for girls on Saturday May 18 at 11 a.m. The class will include both yoga and mindfulness activities. There will be a make-and-take project as part of the class. Participants should bring a yoga mat or towel and water bottle. Space is limited. Register through the event calendar below, or call 528-763-8600. 

On May 21 at 10:15 a.m. the Council on Aging Bookclub will discuss “The Pilot’s Wife,” about a pilot’s wife who delves into her husband’s past and reputation after he is killed in a plane explosion. Books are available at the library. 

At the end of the month, on May 30 Cafe Parlez continues a year of discussing books with one word titles. The book up for discussion at 6:30 p.m. is Christine Dalcher’s “Vox,” about a doctor who aims to be heard in a world that silences women with strict rules.  

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