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.

Come to a book discussion

Fifteen libraries and White Birch Books are each hosting a meeting to talk about Ty Gagne’s Where You’ll Find Me.  Here’s a list in order by date:

  • Fryeburg Public Library: Sept. 12, 10 AM
  • Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library, Lovell: Sept. 17, 1 PM
  • Bridgton Public Library: Sept. 26, 3 PM
  • Effingham Public Library: Sept. 26, 6 PM
  • Ossipee Public Library: Oct. 2, 2 PM
  • North Conway Public Library: Oct. 4, 10:30 AM
  • Chocorua Public Library: Oct. 4, 12:00 PM
  • Jackson Public Library: Oct. 9, 4:30 PM
  • Bartlett Public Library: Oct. 9, 7 PM
  • Moultonborough Public Library: Oct. 10, 10:30 AM
  • White Birch Books: Oct. 11, 7 PM
  • Conway Public Library: Oct. 15, 10:15 AM
  • Cook Memorial Library, Tamworth: Oct. 15, 10:30 AM
  • Brownfield Public Library: Oct. 16, 6 PM
  • Madison Library: Oct. 23, 7 PM
  • Freedom Public Library: Oct. 29, 10:30 AM

Tales from the Home of the World’s Worst Weather

Come to the Jackson Public Library on Wednesday, October 3 at 7:00 pm, and join Mount Washington Observatory’s Will Broussard for an investigation into the unique life and work of weather observers stationed at the observatory year-round. We will explore how the mountain’s weather works and what it can tell us about New England’s own weather patterns. This program will include interactive demonstrations, weather instruments, stunning photography, and video footage from the summit. This exciting program is appropriate for adults and children alike.