Livingston-Park County Public Library

228 W. Callender ~ Livingston, Montana ~ 406.222.0862

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Shakespeare Birthday Bash!

April 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Print ·

April is National Poetry Month.  This year the library celebrates National Poetry Month with a special nod to William Shakespeare, whose 450th birthday is April 23, 2014!

Activities include:

  • a sonnet-writing contest;

  • the raffling of a basket of Shakespeare-related items (valued at $200) with proceeds going to the library new books & materials budget;

  • a library display of Shakespeare books (his work and works about him)

  • a library display of common expressions we owe to Shakespeare

  • a display of a model of the Globe Theatre

  • a place for people to post their favorite Shakespearean sonnet or passage, or to post their own original poems

Shakespeare’s 450th birthday Wednesday, April 23. Free birthday cake 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Raffle of great William Shakespeare-related gear

  • tickets $1 each or 6 for $5

  • on sale at library April 1 through 4:00 p.m. April 23, 2014

  • on sale at Town & Country Saturday April 12, 2014 9 am -4 pm

  • drawing 5:00 April 23, 1014.

  • don’t need to be present to win.

Sonnet contest winners will be announced 5:00 April 23, 2014

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Family Fun Day!

April 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Print ·

Come explore your Library on Sunday April 6th from 1-3pm!  We are sponsoring a Friends of the Library membership drive.  Family membership fees for the first year are discounted if you join at the event.  There will be music, games, refreshments, and just an overall good time!  Bring the whole family! 

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Young Writers’ Workshop Rescheduled for March 8

March 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Print ·

Join Christopher Paolini this Saturday, March 8th, 2014, for the launch of his Young Writers’ Workshop from 1-3 PM in the Bev Steveson Community Room. This program is free to the public and sign ups are not necessary. For more information, call the library, 222-0862.

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