This month the library offers tips on taxes, gardening, favorite opera recordings, sustainable apparel companies, avoiding nursing homes, and more: see listings below for more information.

Walk-in tax assistance, February 1-April 15

Mondays & Wednesdays 10:30 am – 1 pm

Monday evening 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Fridays 1:30 – 4 pm

Books on Tap Literary Trivia: Wednesday, March 2, 7:30 – 9 pm

Great fun at the Treehouse on the 1st Wednesday of the month.

First Friday Art Walk: March 4, 5 – 7 pm

See Kelly Johnston’s oil abstracts and landscapes.

Norm’s Favorite Recordings for the operas

Saturday, March 5, 2 – 4 pm

Norm’s Favorite Recordings from the operas of Mozart

Saturday, March 12, 2 – 4 pm

Norm’s Favorite Recordings from the operas of Verdi

Saturday, March 26, 2 – 4 pm

Norm’s Favorite Recordings from the operas of Puccini

Island Film Group: Wednesday, March 9, 7 – 9 pm

Come for the film, stay for the discussion around Ride the High Country (Western)(1962) MGM/UA. Directed by Sam Peckinpah, starring Randolph Scott, Joel McCrea, Mariette Hartley.

BASE Lecture Series: Friday, March 11, 5:30 – 7 pm

March’s topic: Sustainability and Social Impact in Apparel

Presenters: Mandy Cabot, CEO at Dansko, Letitia Webster, Global Director of Corporate Sustainability at VF Corporation

What Do You Know: Wednesday, March 23, 7 – 9 pm

Gardening w/ Ann Lovejoy

Gerontology: Saturday, March 26, 3 – 4 pm

Seven Actions You Can Take to Avoid Spending the Last Year of Your Life in a Nursing Home: Gerontologist Jeannette Franks offers the latest research on aging and useful information for making wise choices in your (or your aging parent’s) final decades.

Credits: BCB host and audio editor: Joanna Pyle; social media publisher: Diane Walker.