DALLAS — The Back Mountain Memorial Library is welcoming in the season of spring by offering a variety of programs and workshops, all filled with fresh opportunities to renew the spirit.
Call the library at 570-675-1182 for more information or to pre-register for these events. All programs (unless otherwise noted) will be held at the Back Mountain Memorial Library, 96 Huntsville Road, Dallas. Any fees for workshops are payable at the time of reservation, which may be made during normal library hours.
• April 12 – 7 p.m. “The Geology behind the Fascinating Features that Define Yellowstone National Park,” a free presentation by Sid Halsor, chairperson and professor of geology at Wilkes University.
• April 16 – 11 a.m. “Flower Pressing Workshop with Nancy Mayer.” Part one of a two-part workshop. Fee is $5.
• April 21 – 11 a.m. Friends of the Library “Annual Luncheon with a Special Author” and geranium sale. Local author David Pupa will be the featured speaker at this Luncheon, to be held at Appletree Terrace of Newberry Estate. Cost is $27, payable at time of advance reservation. All proceeds will benefit the library.
• April 21 – 7 p.m. “Wine Making Program,” free presentation by Charles Adonizio, award-winning wine maker. Discussion of local history, the wine-making process and a sampling of homemade wines.
• April 24 – 2 to 5 p.m. “Spring Food & Wine Tasting,” hosted by Top Value Kitchens, this event will be located at their showroom at 17 E. Center St., Shavertown. Tickets cost $35 and are required and may be purchased at the library. A limited number are available. All proceeds will benefit the library.
• April 25 – 6 p.m. “Hidden in the Corner 1940-1975,” a free presentation discussing the war and cultural changes in the Wyoming Valley during this period, especially the importance of coal and the impact of the Agnes Flood. Also: Part 5 of the documentary “History of the Wyoming Valley” by Clark Switzer, history teacher at Wyoming Seminary.
Information provided by the Back Mountain Memorial Library.