Thursday, February 5, 6pm, Maki Theater, Libby: America is the only place that the art form called jazz could have been created. Wilbur Rehmann begins by describing the roots of jazz in the field hollers and work songs of slaves and follows the art form through to the modern jazz era of the ‘40s, ‘50s, ‘60s, and beyond. Rehmann illustrates points with examples from recordings, his own saxophone playing, and video footage.
Friday, February 6, 10am-5pm Libby library: The Libby Friends of the Library are having a book sale. The entrance is on Main St across from the post office. Stop by and check out the books, movies, and music cds. It’s a great way to support your library.
Saturday, February 7, 9:30am – 11:30am, Sunburst meeting room, Eureka and 2pm – 4pm Libby library meeting room: Join us for a writing workshop with author and University of Montana professor Caroline Patterson.
February 18th, 6pm, Cabinet Mountain Brewing, Libby: “A Black Homesteader’s Struggle”- As the second presentation in our “Race in Montana” series, Phillip Burgess will use his poetry and storytelling skills to describe a black family’s experience as early settlers of Montana—as they struggle to make a home for themselves and face complicated racial attitudes.
If you’re interested in becoming a library volunteer, please stop by the library and ask how to start. It’s a great way to meet new friends and give back to your community.