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  • Local Artists @ Your Library

    Meghan Oleyer, a local artist who recently displayed her artwork at Prosser Public Library, has overcome many obstacles in life, including developmental delays and the use of only her left hand. While Meghan has had no formal training, she picked up her artistry from her grandfather and uncle, both artists themselves. Meghan especially enjoys painting birds, and also creates jewelry.

    For aspiring artists, particularly those with a disability, Meghan’s advice is, “Don’t stop. Don’t say ‘no.’ You can do whatever you put your mind to. If someone says you can’t do it, show them you can.” In addition to art, Meghan also loves reading, and was thrilled to have the opportunity to display her paintings at Prosser Public Library – one of her favorite places!

    Beth S. Goldberg is the next artist whose work will be on display at the library from April-May 2019. Beth’s exhibition, titled “Inspired Expressions,” will include mixed media artwork.

    Beth explains, “There is a belief that art can express a basic human truth as well as an insight into one’s inner self. The diverse works in this exhibition were inspired by a range of issues including music, nature, spirituality, world events, and the human condition.”

    Beth has won many awards for her art, lectured at universities, given workshops, and consulted as an art therapist for various organizations. Her work has been exhibited at numerous mu-

    seums and galleries and is included in many prestigious corporate as well as private collections.

    An Artist’s Reception will be held for Beth S. Goldberg at Prosser Public Library on Friday, May 10, 4-5 PM.

    Prosser Public Library 1 Tunxis Avenue, Bloomfield, CT 860-243-9721 www.prosserlibrary.info

    “Reflections” by Beth S. Goldberg

    Bird painting by

    Meghan Oleyer

    Yearbook Donations Welcome

    Prosser Public Library welcomes donations of Bloomfield High School yearbooks from all years. The library currently has a limited selection of yearbooks dating back to the 1920s, but would like to expand the collection. Yearbooks are available for use by members of the public upon request.

  • In Bloom, Spring 2019

    Using Your Online Library Account

    If you have a library card, you have an online library account! Visit the library’s website at www.prosserlibrary.info and select “My Account” in the left-hand purple menu.

    Use your online library account to:

     See items you currently have checked out

     Renew items

     Pay fines and bills using a credit card

     Place holds on items owned by Bloomfield and other libraries in our shared system

     Turn on your “Reading History” to see items you have checked out in the past

     Create reading lists

    NEW: Coming soon, you will be prompted to create a numeric-only PIN to sign into your online library account. You will also need your library card number to login. Look for more information soon, or ask a librarian!

    McMahon Wintonbury Library 1015 Blue Hills Avenue, Bloomfield, CT 860-242-0041 www.prosserlibrary.info

    Tech Tips

    “Congratulations!

    Today is your day.

    You’re off to Great Places!

    You’re off and away!”

    ~ Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

    Find your next great adventure on the shelves at the Bloomfield libraries, whether you are

    planning a trip or simply enjoy reading about places around the world. The library has travel

    guides, language tutorials, travel memoirs, and more! Also check out the library’s digital shelves

    for great online travel resources like Global Road Warrior and Mango Languages.

    http://www.prosserlibrary.info