"Safe Sitter" Babysitting Training Course
| Thurs. Feb. 23, 3-9
Ages 11 and up. Help your budding babysitter build
confidence and independence. It will also build trust with
parents who are looking for a babysitter. Training provided
by a representative of the Canandaigua YMCA. Bring a doll
and bag lunch. Class size limited to 10 patrons. $40 per
person, payable to Red Jacket Community Library.
Registration required. Call 289-3559
Clubs and Activities for Adults and Families
We host a variety of events including regular meetings
such as Sit 'n Knit and the Genealogy Club, special classes
such as one-on-one tech help for e-readers etc., and family
activities including Pajama Story Time for little ones and
See the events calendar for details
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Meet The New Librarian
New Youth Services Librarian Christine LaTerra. has lived
in Manchester since 2007 with her husband Vince. She has
nine years of previous experience as youth services
librarian at Ontario Public Library. "I am really looking
forward to getting to know, and serving, the children and
families at Red Jacket Community Library, and I am very
happy to be working in the public library field again," she
A Reunion of Ghosts
Judith Claire Mitchell's "A Reunion of Ghosts" is a
darkly comic, multigenerational meditation on a family
curse. Lady, Vee and Delph Alter are middle-aged sisters,
roommates and descendants of the German Jewish chemist (a
fictionalized Fritz Haber) who discovered mechanisms to
create synthetic fertilizer, weaponized chlorine gas and
Zyklon. The sisters' family shame has bred a legacy of
suicide, and the novel is conceived as both their memoir and
group suicide note, a tome that details a doomed family
cursed through a fourth generation for its patriarch's sins.
"A Reunion of Ghosts" balances gallows humor with the
seriousness of the sisters' history and is a memorable and
meticulous exploration of personal responsibility and
- LA Times review by Heather Scott Partington
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