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Library Golf in the Stacks – Feb 28th & March 1st

golferLibrary Golf in the Stacks at the Southworth Library
a Dartmouth Library Foundation Event

Saturday Feb. 28th 7-10pm
- ages 16+
15.00 per person includes round of golf, hors d’oeuvres & non-alcoholic drinks

Sunday March 1st 10am-3pm, ALL AGES
5.00 per round of golf. Hot dogs, popcorn, candy & drinks will be for sale. The Dartmouth Library Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization.

Hummingbirds Program – Feb. 11th 5:30pm

Hummingbirds – Magic in the Air
Feb 11, 2015 5:30 pm., Southworth Library Auditorium
Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Dartmouth Libraries and the Paskamansett Bird Club.

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Gina Beebe Nichol, founder and prinicipal tour leader of Sunrise Birding, LLC, a birding and wildlife tour company will share about hummingbirds at Southworth Library on Feb. 11th at 5:30 pm. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited – tickets are available at Southworth Library.

With 330 species known in the world, hummingbirds are the second largest family of birds after flycatchers. These tiny aeronautic marvels have the ability to hover, fly backward, and migrate long distances. The physiological capacity of hummingbirds to raise and lower their heart rate and body temperature to survive cold nights is unmatched in the animal world. This program illustrates the amazing adaptations of these glittering gems and describes their fascinating life histories. Vivid photographs of hummingbirds in the United States, Costa Rica, and Ecuador tell the story of how these birds survive in habitats that range from tropical forests to the forests of the Andes Mountains.

Winter Storm Juno – Library Hours

blizzardThe Dartmouth Public Libraries will close at 5pm today and also on Tuesday January 26th due to Winter Storm Juno. All library materials that you have out which would have been due on Tuesday or Wednesday have already been changed to Thursday in anticipation of the storm. We are open today until 5pm if you want to come in and find some good books and movies before the storm arrives.