On Sunday, Jan. 6, at 2 p.m., the acclaimed Berkshire-based band Misty Blues will bring their signature blues and blues-infused folk, gospel, classic rock and funk sound to the library.
The core members are Gina Coleman, Jason Webster, Bill Patriquin, Jeff Dudziak, Benny Kohn, Aaron Dean and Rob Tatten. The band has been fortunate enough to perform with and open for some of the greatest musicians in the Berkshires and beyond including Charles Neville, of the legendary Neville Brothers, Albert Cummings, Michael Powers and Tab Benoit.
Come early to make sure you get a seat.
GPL story times are resuming after a short holiday break. On Tuesday, Jan. 8 Baby Bookworms and Toddler Time return. Wednesday, Jan. 9 features pre-School Drop-In Story time and Toddler Time, both at 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, Jan. 10 features Pre-School Drop in Story Time and Wee Waddlers Rhyme Time, both at 10:30.
On Friday, Jan 11, 3 Little Birds returns at 10:30 a.m.
On Wednesday, Jan. 9, professional genealogist Lisa Dougherty is available for free family history consultations and advice on a drop in basis, beginning at 6 p.m. Bring your questions and “brick walls” for help.
Macrame necklace making
On Thursday, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m., learn how to make a necklace that uses the most basic macramé knots, but is lovely enough to wear or to give as a gift. Macramé is the perfect craft for anyone who enjoys a natural and artisanal aesthetic.
Read to furry friends
Groucho Barx, the Dog and Goose, the hairless cat are very patient and attentive listeners. Reading to them is a great way for beginning readers to use their new skills in a fun and relaxing setting. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 6:30 p.m.
Better Books Sale
On Saturday Jan. 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., come in and pick up some bargain books.
— Timothy Wiles