Chilmark Public Library
Chilmark Free Public Library
JUNE 21, 2018


 Full Summer Lecture Series Schedule 2018.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Chilmark Library


Join us every Wednesday night at 5pm for a wide range of events, including lectures, workshops, movies and more!



 June 6,   Island Health Care will present an Assistive Technology show and tell.

June 13, Author Nelson Sigelman speaks about his book Martha's Vineyard Outdoors, Fishing, Hunting and Avoiding Divorce on a Small Island.

June 20, Author Holly Fitzgerald speaks about her book Ruthless River; Love and Survival by Raft on the Amazon’s Relentless Madre De Dios River.

June 27, Trauma specialist Dr Gretchen Schmelzer speaks about her book Journey Through Trauma: A Trail Guide to the 5-Phase Cycle of Healing Repeated Trauma.

July 11,   Raymond Rocco Monto, MD speaks about his book The Fountain: A Doctor’s Prescription to Make 60 the New 30.

July 18,   Buddhist monk Martin Mosko and writer/filmmaker Alxe Noden discuss how to use your environment to live more fully and with intention.

July 25, Cultural anthropologist Richard A. Shweder presents "Cultural Cleansing: Muslim American Mothers on Trial - Who is Next?"

Aug 1, Photographer Edward Grazda presents his latest book, Mean Streets NYC 1970-1985 a collection of NYC photographs.

Aug 8, Attorneys and advocates Alexi Ashe Meyers and Rebecca Dince Zipkin present “Sexual Exploitation and the Internet in the #MeToo Era."

Aug 15,  Artist Carol Brown Goldberg presents the artist talk "Extravagant Eden".

Aug 22,  Artist and author Phoebe Sheldon speaks about her book Rufus: A Boy’s Extraordinary Experiences in The Civil War.

Aug 29,  Author talk with Barbara Conroy on her latest book Dear Jack: A Love Letter.

September 5,  Adam R. Moore and Kristen Fauteux of Sheriff's Meadow will speak about the history and landscape of Quansoo Farm.




Special Summer Events:


Saturday, July 7th, 2pm:

Jim Thomas and the M.V. Spirituals Choir present "Songs from the Field," a selection of songs sung by African slaves in the U.S. between 1619 and 1865, along with the stories behind them, at the Chilmark Library on Saturday July 7th at 2pm.

Every Tuesday, 3-4:30pm:

New knitting group at the library! Starting June 19th. Meets Tuesdays at 3pm in the large meeting room. Bring your supplies and your latest project.



(Subject to change.)

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