Educational & Cultural Section

  • Library sends free books to kids

    Greene County Library Director Karl Colón and Youth Services Coordinator Kay Webster helped to launch the Dolly Parton Imagination Library locally last month. All children under five can sign up to receive a free book mailed to their home each month as part of the program. Some of the books being sent are in the foreground. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Every child under five in Greene County is now eligible to receive a free book in the mail once a month.

  • Local history unearthed

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    The Yellow Springs Historical Society will present “Glen Forest Cemetery — Unearthed Local History” on Sunday, Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. in the Senior Center great room.

  • Science and Cowboy Magician this week

    Michelle White of Crystal Clear Science and cowboy magician Mark Wood will be at the Yellow Springs Library this week.

    “Spellbound!” science today and “I Dig Reading” on Wednesday at the library for the kids.

  • Bahá’ís to screen talk by author of ‘The New Jim Crow’

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    A recent talk given by Michelle Alexander, acclaimed author of The New Jim Crow, will be re-played at the Yellow Springs Bahá’í Center tomorrow evening, April 19, at 7:30, followed by discussion and refreshments.

  • Book mobile has kids partying on the road to literacy

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    The Greene County Library bookmobile comes to town.

  • Reading a summer portal for all ages

    Kids gathered on the library steps on Saturday morning during Street Fair to hear Dorie Phillips sing and dance at the library. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    How can a person meet the woman behind Tiffany’s glass, learn Arabic, relive the Apollo 11 lunar landing, unravel the secret plot against an ophanage in Botswana and travel through time and space in one summer?

  • Of sharing food and company

    Ruth Bent and Al Denman want to keep the local potluck tradition going by throwing community feasts on March 14, April 11 and May 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church’s Westminster Hall, 314 Xenia Avenue. All villagers are invited and should bring a dish to share and their own service. Here Antioch College students dine with villagers Tony Bent and Bev Price at weekly potlucks held last fall. (Submitted photo by Dennie Eagleson)

    At three upcoming potlucks, starting next week, villagers can share their cooking and enjoy the “luck of the pot.”

  • Parachuters play for school support

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    Last week’s Yellow Springs Montessori School fundraiser, “Anything Flies,” included, left to right, Tyson Housh, Sven Meister and Gini Meekin, who found themselves in a moment of flight under the parachute.

  • Film screening at Nonstop Institute

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    The Nonstop Institute, located at 305 N. Walnut Street, will host a screening of “Between the Bottomlands and the World” tomorrow night, beginning at 7 p.m.

  • Nonstop to sponsor African American film series

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    Nonstop Institute will host a film series this month looking at the portrayal of African Americans in the movies.

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