Upcoming Special Events
Virtual - Q&A with Historical Fiction & Romance Author Piper Huguley
WHEN : Wednesday, September 20
TIME : 7:00PM
Piper Huguley is an author of historical fiction featuring African American characters. She tells the untold stories of people who might have been lost to time. Her most recent book, "By Her Own Design: a novel of Ann Lowe, Fashion Designer to the Social Register" tells the inspiring story of the Black fashion designer of Jackie Kennedy’s wedding dress. We hope you can join us for this very special event!
Piper G. Huguley’s biographical historical fiction, By Her Own Design: a novel of Ann Lowe, Fashion Designer to the Social Register (William Morrow Publishing) tells the inspiring story of the Black fashion designer of Jackie Kennedy’s wedding dress. By Her Own Design was a Booklist top 100 Editor’s Choice selection for 2022 and was named one of the top 100 books of 2022 in Canada by the Globe and Mail newspaper.
She is also the author of Sweet Tea by Hallmark Publishing and the author of two historical romance series: “Migrations of the Heart”, about the Great Migration and “Home to Milford College”. Her next historical fiction book, American Daughters (2024), is the story of the decades-long interracial friendship between Alice Roosevelt and Portia Washington, the rebel teenage daughters of President Theodore Roosevelt and Booker T. Washington, respectively.
She is a literature professor at Clark-Atlanta University and blogs about the history behind her novels at http://piperhuguley.com . She lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband and son.
Please register for this event and you'll receive the link in the confirmation and reminder emails - make sure to check your spam folder for them, the email will be coming from ashlandprograms@minlib.
Please click here to register: https://us06web.zoom.us/
This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Ashland Public Library and in partnership with a multitude of MA libraries.
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NEXT ZOOM YOGA SESSION
WHEN : Wednesdays
TIME : 6:00-7:15
The SESSION which BEGAN AUGUST 9 continues September 13 and 20.
Noreen is offering a FREE CLASS on Wed Sept. 27 for those who want to try YOGA. Call the Library or come in to register.
The next 6 week session will begin October 4 and continue Oct. 11, 18, 25, Nov. 1 and 8. Signup will begin Sept. 11.
Cost is $48 for the six sessions. Payment is due before the first session, either cash or check to the Friends of the Fiske. You MUST Call the Library at 508-384-5440 x2 or COME IN to register leaving your name, phone number and email address which is necessary for the ZOOM link.
Noreen offers a Hatha based yoga for all levels. Participants move through a series of gentle poses designed to align breathing with muscle development.
The class incorporates straps, blocks, light weights, and core ball to provide overall toning. These props are available to students and are optional to use during the class. A relaxation and visualization complete the class allowing the student to be present in the moment created for them.
FISKE LIBRARY BOOK CLUB
WHEN : Tuesday, September 26
TIME : 7:00PM
The NEW Fiske Library Book Club will hold its first meeting in the Sweatt Meeting Room. The book for discussion is Lessons in Chemistry, by Bonnie Garmus.
The Book Club will meet on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m., and it is open to adults 18 and over.
No registration is required. For more information, please contact Library Director Kim Shipala.
Titles for Upcoming Months :
October 24 - Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix
November 28 - Woman of Light by Kali Fajardo-Anstine
January 23 - Invisible Life of Addie Larue by V.E. Schwab