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Nick Berry, Librarian, and a group of patrons used the library telescope to investigate the Super Blue Moon on the evening of Wednesday, January 31st. All had fun and they look forward to the next showing and use of the telescope.
The Friends of Hartland Public Library will be meeting on Thursday, February 15th at 6 PM. Anyone interested in the Library is invited to attend. Don’t miss Jessie Butler’s Paint Event for teens and adults on Saturday, February 17th from 2 to 4 PM. The cost for supplies will be $5 per person and will be available to use at the event. However, spaces are limited so contact the Library at 938-4702 to reserve a spot. The Hartland Public Library is located at 16 Mill Street in Hartland.

Two young patrons from the Rowe family looked through the Hartland Public Library’s telescope at the Super Blue Moon.
The Pittsfield Public Library will be holding Scales and Tails on Monday, February 19th at 1 PM, using live, non-releasable reptiles. This program will compare these species and discuss their adaptations. Many people conjure up images of slimy skin and bloodthirsty monsters when they hear the word “reptile.” This hands-on program works to dispel some of those fears by allowing students to examine snakeskins, turtle shells, skeletons, and other unique reptilian artifacts. For more information contact the Library at 487-5880. The library is located at 110 Library Street in Pittsfield. 
The Newport Cultural Center (NCC) would like to announce their Buy-A-Brick Fundraising Campaign is still underway. This is a unique opportunity for the community to show their support of the library and historical museum by purchasing a personal, engraved brick that will be placed outside the NCC in a new walkway and patio space for community members to enjoy. Not only will you be helping to improve the outside space, but also allowing the NCC to continue to offer high quality programs, as well as leaving a permanent family legacy in the community. You can order online at The NCC is located at 154 Main Street in Newport. For more information contact the NCC at 368-5074.