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Join us for a Christmas in Yellowstone, a free documentary film at Noon on Tuesday, December 17th. Bring a sack lunch, drinks will be provided. As snow falls and Christmas comes to Jackson Hole, a Christmas season of a different sort is happening just beyond the town.View full post
Join us for a watercolor lesson taught by local artist, Sharon Vinson, where patrons will paint their own Artist Trading Card. This event is for patrons 16 years and older and will be held on Wednesday, December 11th at 1:00 pm. Supplies will be furnished; the workshop is free, but donations are encouraged to offset the cost of the supplies. Space is limited, so please sign up at the Abilene Public Library’s adult circulation desk, 209 NW 4th, or by calling 263-3082.
The public may also view Sharon Vinson’s artwork on display in the Jordan Room of the Library, now through mid-January. Vinson’s artwork consists of watercolors, acrylics and pastels, the subject matter of many of them based on her travels.
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After a short break during the month on November, the Brown Bag Specials will resume on December 3rd. A documentary film will be shown every tuesday at noon that is approximately 50 minutes in length. Bring your sack lunch; drinks will be provided. These events are free and open to the public. The new schedule is as follows:
Dec 3 - Dogs that changed the world: The Rise of the Dog This film explores how the domestication of dogs might have taken place.
Dec 10 - Secrets of Stonehenge New archeological finds shed light on this misunderstood monument of the ancient world.
Dec 17 - Christmas in Yellowstone As snow falls and Christmas lights glow in Jackson Hole, a holiday season of a different sort settles in just beyond the town.
Dec 31 - Modern Marvels: The Empire State Building
Discover the remarkable story of how this landmark New York City skyscraper was constructed during the depths of the Great Depression.
Jan 7 - Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel
Explore the Pulitzer Prize-winning woman behind the classic novel Gone With the Wind.
Jan 14 - America’s Book of Secrets: The White House The White House is a fortress, command center and home to the most powerful person in the world. It has also been cloaked in countless secrets and mysteries over the decades.
Jan 21 –An Original DUCKumentary Take a fascinating look at one of our most familiar birds.
Jan 28 – Riddles of the Sphinx A marvel of ancient engineering is vanishing. Can it be saved?