Monthly Archives: May 2009

A Historical Perspective on Flu Pandemics from the Herbal Nurse

Tuesday, June 2nd 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. The Herbal Nurse, Bonnie Kavanagh, will discuss the historical persepective of flu pandemics in our country. She will also share some nutritional tips on keeping a strong immune system. Handouts will be available. … Continue reading

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Writing Rich Resumes & Catchy Cover Letters

Monday, June 1st 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Learn the basics of proper resume and cover letter writing as well as techniques to market yourself more effectively. Samples of resumes and cover letters will be available for discussion. Andrea Eastman holds … Continue reading

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6 Hour Hands-on eBay Workshop

Saturday, May 30th / 9:30 – 3:30 Seminar Room  Learn how to buy and sell on eBay—and bargain hunt 24 hours a day! Each participant in this class will work on a laptop computer and, by the end of the … Continue reading

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Finding A Summer Job

t’s never too early to start searching for a summer job! Career counselor Andrea Eastman, will educate teens on how to complete a job application, understand the basics of resume writing, and get tips on making a good impression during … Continue reading

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URI Master Gardeners: Rain Gardens

Tuesday, May 26th  /  6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Community Room  Rain gardens capture run-off from impervious surfaces and allow the water to drain slowly into the soil rather than flowing to the storm drain. Join URI Master Gardener Claire Golembewski … Continue reading

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Library Survey

Let us know how we are doing!  Fill out our survey about library services.  You can fill it out online and email it to us or in the library and drop it off. Thanks!

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Daytime Book Discussion

Thursday, May 21st  /  10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Jan Shapin’s A Snug Life Somewhere will be the subject of this month’s book discussion. Penny Joe Copper, daughter of a roustabout shingle weaver, is caught up in a 1916 union … Continue reading

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Evening Book Discussion

Monday, May 18th  /  6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Seminar Room  Ian McEwan’s Saturday will be the subject of this month’s book discussion. In the predawn sky on a Saturday morning, London neurosurgeon Henry Perowne sees a plane with a wing … Continue reading

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Learn Acrylic or Oil Painting

Cumberland Public Library will host a four-session Learn Acrylic or Oil Painting class over four Friday afternoons: May 15, 22, 29 and June 5, 2009 from Noon-2:30 PM. Students will have the choice of working with Acrylic or Oil paints. … Continue reading

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Intro to e-Bay

Thursday, May 14th  /  6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Meeting Rooms 1 & 2  Intro to eBay offers an overview of what’s involved in buying and selling on eBay. Topics covered will include: • Registering to buy and sell on eBay … Continue reading

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