Rogers Memorial Library

When: 06/27/2019, 6:00 pm

The first concert in the Rogers Memorial Library’s summer concert series will be held on Friday, June 27, at 6 PM. In celebration of the centennial of Leonard Bernstein’s birth, a quartet led by pianist and arranger Alexander Wu with soprano Rachel Elezi, Ben Kono on woodwinds, and Rex Benincasa on percussion, will present a selection of Bernstein’s songs and instrumental works. Reservations are recommended.

         The library will host a Fourth of July Patriotic Pinwheels and Pretzels for teens on Monday, July 1, from 4 to 5 PM. Participants can paint wooden pinwheels and decorate pretzels with red, white, and blue chocolate and sprinkles.

         Rogers Memorial will offer a Jewelry Club for teens on Tuesday, July 2, from 4 to 5 PM, where participants can learn how to make their own jewelry. For the July meeting, the workshop will make dangly star earrings for the Fourth of July. The craft will be available in the Teen Room until supplies run out.

         The library will also host “Getting Ready to Babysit” on Wednesday, July 3, from 2 to 5 PM, which is designed to help teens develop the skills necessary for the responsibility of being a sitter, such as child safety, developmental stages of children, and how to plan activities that are age appropriate. Pizza lunch will be served.

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