GROVELAND — The Langley-Adams Library has planned several events in June and July.
Internationally touring folk/pop duo Hungrytown, with Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson, will be playing at the library on Saturday, June 22, from 11 a.m. to noon. The event is free and open to the public. Visit www.langleyadamslib.org or call 978-372-1732 for more information.
Author and Senior Vice President of the Boston based not-for-profit Road Scholar (formerly Elder Hostel) Peter Spiers speaks about his book “Master Class: Living Longer, Stronger, and Happier” at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 24, at the library. “Master Class” has personal stories and strategies for living a fulfilling, active life long into the retirement years. This event is free and open to the public. Register at www.langleyadamslib.org or call 978-372-1732 for more information.
On Tuesday, June 25, from 2 to 3 p.m., discuss Nathaniel Philbrick’s “Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War” with the River Pines Book Group in the River Pines Community Center at the end of River Pines Drive. The event is co-sponsored by the library and River Pines and moderated by a library staff member. The event is free and open to the public. For more information. visit www.langleyadamslib.org or call 978-372-1732.
On Monday, July 1, at 6:30 p.m., Academy and Emmy Award-winning Geralyn White Dreyfous, executive producer of more than 20 films, returns from Salt Lake City to her former home to share her remarkable story in film production. She will show clips from some of her films and answer questions. Her films include Oscar-winning “Born Into Brothels,” “Miss Representation,” “The Invisible War” and in post-production “Midway” and “In Football We Trust.” Dreyfous founded the Philanthropic Initiative in Boston as well as the Utah Film Center. This event is free and open to the public. Register at
www.langleyadamslib.org or call 978-372-1732 for more information.
Author, Boston University professor, journalist and multi-sport athlete Jay Atkinson gives his talk “Adventures of a Street Journalist” at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10. Atkinson has written
numerous books including “Legends of Winter Hill: Cops, Con Men, and Joe McCain, the Last Real Detective,” “Ice Time: A Tale of Fathers, Sons, and Hometown Heroes” and “Memoirs of a Rugby-Playing Man: Guts, Glory, and Blood in the World’s Greatest Game.” This event is free and open to the public. Register at www.langleyadamslib.org or call 978-372-1732 for more information.
On Monday, July 22, at 6:30 p.m., come delight in the music of Sinti Rhythm, the Gypsy/Jazz Music Quartet. Their instruments consist of a traditional Gypsy rhythm section of two guitars and upright bass
highlighted with clarinet, and sometimes embellished with violin, mandolin, saxophone and vocals. Their first CD is “Hot Jazz & Gypsy Swing.” The event is free and open to the public. Visit langleyadamslib.org or call 978-372-1732 for more information.