Rescue Stories in Tamworth on Oct. 17

mountain snowCook Memorial Library in Tamworth is pleased to present an evening of mountain rescue stories on Wednesday, October 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the UUFES Meetinghouse in Tamworth Village. This One Book One Valley program is sponsored by the Cook Memorial Library, and it is free and open to the public.

Stories on the program include:

  • The Backside of the Storm, the story of a rescue mission in arctic conditions told by Joe Lentini, White Mountain Guide and Mountain Rescue Service team leader
  • Voices from the Ice and Snow, a radio-style dramatic retelling of Ty Gagne’s book “Where You’ll Find Me” in four parts, adapted and performed by Margo Mallar, Annie Provenzano, Raetha Stoddard, Terry Leavitt, and Polly Mahoney, with music by Peg Loughran
  • So thankful to be here today,” Amy Baker’s account of a solo hike on Mount Washington last January that ended in her rescue

UUFES (Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Eastern Slopes) Meetinghouse is located at 30 Tamworth Road, at the intersection of Route 113, 113A and Main Street in Tamworth, New Hampshire. For more information or for directions, call the Cook Memorial Library at 603-323-8510.

Three chances to hear Sandy Stott to talk about “Critical Hours”

Sandy Stott, author of Critical Hours: Search and Rescue in the White Mountains will speak about his book and about being the “accidents” editor of the journal of the Appalachian Mountain Club at three area libraries in October. These programs are offered as part of this year’s One Book One Valley community read, and all three programs are free and open to the public.

  • Wednesday, October 3 at 7:00 pm: Cook Memorial Library, 93 Main Street, Tamworth, NH, 603-323-8510
  • Thursday, October 4 at 6:30 pm: Conway Public Library, 15 Greenwood Avenue, Conway, NH, 603-447-5552
  • Friday, October 19 at 10:30 am: Moultonborough Public Library, 4 Holland Street, Moultonborough, NH, 603-476-8895