Quilting Studio Sept. 3 (continuing) 1 - 5 pm
Space in the Quilting classes limited to 6 each session.
Intermediate and advanced quilters work on their own projects to further
their quilting skills with help and advice available from Instructors Judy
Riddle, Marcia Luchini and Francie Angwin.
Contact Judy (707) 684-6470 to secure your place.
Beginning Quilting Sept. 10 - Nov. 19 . 6 - 9 pm
Instructor Judy Riddle will teach the basics of quilt making from beginning
to end. Students will create a completed lap-size quilt. A detailed
supply list given at first meeting. Attendees encouraged to bring their
own sewing machine. Space limited so secure your place by contacting
Judy at (707) 684-6470
Cultural Anthropology Sept. 4 - Dec. 11 . Noon - 1:30 pm
Instructor Tobias Green teaches a similar class at Mendocino College. The
class focuses on material culture, economics, sociopolitical organization
from different times and geographic locations. Included is ethnographic
information from both the Pomo culture of Northern California and the Beng
of the Cote d’Ivoire. Green has taught at the College of the Redwoods and
Mendocino College for over twenty years. A syllabus will be provided at
the first class meeting.
Science of Gardening Sept. 4 - Nov. 20 . 2 - 3:30 pm
Taught by Professor Linda Chalker-Scott of Washington State University.
Facilitator, Jennifer Ketring, local gardening educator will help you apply
the Science to your own garden. Ketring gardens at Windy Hollow Farm
near Point Arena, consults with ReScape California, Directs ACORN
Partners in Education, and is a Certified Permaculture Designer.
Life and Operas of Verdi
Sept. 5 - Nov. 21, Jan 9 - May 22 . 11am - Noon
Professor Robert Greenberg of San Francisco Performances combines
fascinating biographical facts and a variety of musical excerpt from
Verdi’s operas. Volunteer facilitator Carol Eastwood of Point Arena.
Maya to Aztec: Ancient Mesoamerica Revealed, Part 2
Sept. 5 - Nov. 21 . 12:30 pm – 2 pm .
Taught by Professor Edwin Barnhart of the Maya Exploration Center this is
the second part of the course. Many amazing visuals detail the history and
culture of Mesoamerican. The course ends by spotlighting the Aztec culture
and its transformative encounter with Hernan Cortes. Facilitator is Virgil
Knoche of Manchester.
Vikings Sept. 5 - Nov. 21, Jan 9 to Feb 13. 2 - 3:30 pm
Taught by Professor Kenneth W. Harl of Tulane University. Explore the
Vikings as raiders, seafarers, kings and writers during the 8th to the
early 11th centuries. Learn how the Vikings changed the history of
medieval European civilization. Volunteer facilitator is Jean Ohman of Sea
|FRIENDS OF COAST COMMUNITY LIBRARY
225 Main Street PO Box 808
Point Arena, CA 95468
|Ongoing and Special Events at Coast Community Library
Monday - 4:30 - 6:00 PM - Ukulele Group
Tuesday - 9:30 AM Tai Chi
Tuesday - 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM; 6 - 9 PM Beginning Quilting 2:00 - 5:00 PM Quilting Lab
Wednesday - 11 - 11:30 AM Story Time & Crafts with Marilyn & Friends for toddlers and
Wednesday - third Wednesdays of the month - 4 PM Library Book Club
Saturday - second Saturdays of the month- South Coast Stamp Club 12:30 - 3 pm
The classes do not meet on days the library is closed unless otherwise
announced by the facilitator.
The sale kiosk at the library is full of books available for sale whenever the library is open.
Check it out for great deals. Look for rare and out of print books on the cart near the front
door and on shelves next to the public access computers.
Check above on this page for current dates and times.
with Marilyn &
Wednesdays at 11 -
10/9 - Under the Sea
10/16 - Animals
10/23 - Starry Starry
10/30 - Trick or Treat
11/6 - On the Move
11/13 - Oooh Mud
11/20 - Being Thankful
12/4 - Flying High
12/11 - Down on the
at 4 PM
The Feather Thief
Kirk Wallace Johnson
Monday - Friday drop-in
or by appointment. Help
with basic computing,
audiobooks and movies.
Free. For more
The Great Courses Series are viewed on the Library's
70 inch video screen. All classes are free.
Living with Mountain Lions
Dr. Quinton Martins is a leading wildlife ecologist and principal investigator
for the Living with Lions Project, a research study of Audubon Canyon
Ranch (ACR). He will share what’s being learned about local mountain lion
ranges and their behavior from lions that are part of the study’s GPS-tracking
project, including the young male lion, P14, that was recently shot after
depredation of sheep on property near Point Arena. He’ll also offer tips for
reducing the risk of danger to pets and backyard livestock.
October 20 at 2:00 pm. Free.
The Lady With Balls: A Single Mother’s
Triumphant Battle in a Man’s World
Local author Alice Combs shares her story of transformation from divorced
mother on food stamps to successful entrepreneur founding a business,
Vulcan Wire, with eventual annual sales of $10 million. During the 1970s,
Alice overcame her initial ignorance of the recycling trade and recovered
from the many novice mistakes she inevitably made while teaching herself
what would slowly become a thriving business, despite an embezzling
partner, cutthroat competitors, and more! Her exceptional achievement in a
traditionally male arena is an inspiration for anyone who aspires to the heights
of success in their chosen field.
October 27 at 2:00 pm . Free.