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September 2015

Creating Joyful Moments

September 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Minor Memorial Library,
23 South St.
Roxbury, CT 06783 United States
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The Minor Memorial Library is proud to present this one hour workshop with Jo Anne Harrison-Becker. Designed for staff, caretakers, family and friends of persons diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease, the program will demonstrate how to keep those suffering from Alzheimer’s busy and engaged in meaningful activities, stimulating their brains and helping combat isolation, loneliness, depression, anger, and other symptoms of the disease. Jo Anne Harrison-Becker has worked in the field of therapeutic recreation for twenty eight years. She is the…

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Book Group: September 2015

September 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Minor Memorial Library,
23 South St.
Roxbury, CT 06783 United States
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Roman Blood (St. Martin’s Press, 1991) takes the reader into the political, legal, and family worlds of 80 B.C. ancient Rome. Young orator, Cicero, is preparing legal defense of a wealthy farmer accused of murdering his father. Gordianus the Finder is hired by Cicero to get at the truth of the matter.  Vivid characters and the back drop of ancient Rome add to Gordianus’s investigation and Cicero’s brilliant speech making.

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Meet the Author: Tovah Martin

September 26 @ 4:00 am - 5:00 pm
Minor Memorial Library,
23 South St.
Roxbury, CT 06783 United States
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Tovah Martin, Roxbury’s beloved horticulturalist, photographer, and writer (and nearby Minor Memorial Library neighbor) talks about her new book, The Indestructible Houseplant (Timber Press, 2015). The book helps eliminate guesswork by highlighting indoor plants that are tough, beautiful, reliable, and readily available. Tovah Martin emerged from twenty-five years working at Logee’s Greenhouses with a serious houseplant addiction. Author of the classics The Unexpected Houseplant, The New Terrarium, and Tasha Tudor’s Garden, Tovah has written more than a dozen gardening books. She served as garden editor for Victoria magazine…

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