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Jacob Edwards Library

236 Main Street
Southbridge, MA United States

March 2019

Irish American Literature with Dr. Beth O’Leary Anish

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Jacob Edwards Library, 236 Main Street
Southbridge, MA United States
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The Jacob Edwards Library is pleased to present Dr. Beth O'Leary Anish. Dr. O'Leary Anish will uncover two fascinating, yet largely unknown fiction authors: Harry Sylvester (whose mother was Irish American, daughter of translator Jeremiah Curtin) and Ellin Berlin (wife of Irving Berlin, and heiress to her Irish grandfather's silver mining fortune; her maiden name was Mackay). While Sylvester and Berlin both wrote multiple novels, this talk will focus on Sylvester's Moon Gaffney (1947), and Berlin's Lace Curtain (1948).  Both novels provide examples of…

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April 2019

Springfield Symphony Musical Petting Zoo with Patrick McMahon

April 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Jacob Edwards Library, 236 Main Street
Southbridge, MA United States
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Here is your opportunity to try playing the instruments of the orchestra! Educational Director of Springfield Symphony Musical Program, Patrick McMahon will return to the Jacob Edwards Library and deliver his dynamic prentation introducing all the instruments in the orchestera, followed by the opportunity to try playing all of them! All welcome!

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Film Screening – Chappaquiddick

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Jacob Edwards Library, 236 Main Street
Southbridge, MA United States
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"After Ted Kennedy kills a woman in a car crash, he tries to protect his presidential aspirations by using his family's political power to control the subsequent scandal." Rated PG-13. Running time 101 min. Sponsored by Friends of the Jacob Edwards Library.

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