Medfield Public Library Announces Medfield Reads Events
The Medfield Public Library Has Announced the Following Medfield Reads Events
Medfield Reads Kick-off Event featuring “Notorious” Sunday, Jan. 8, 3:00 pm
All ages are welcome.
Eden MacAdam Somer and Larry Unger weave and blend American, Celtic and Eastern European music expressing the rich cultural harmonies that underlie contemporary music.
Join us for an afternoon of wonderful music and introduction to our year-long program based on the book “Outwitting History” and celebrating the history and cultures that make up the town of Medfield.
Medfield Reads:Restoring Polish Synagogues Thursday, Jan. 19, 7:00 pm
The Gwozdziec Synagogue was a remarkable wooden synagogue built in the Polish Lithuanian Empire in 1731, and destroyed in 1939. In 2012 there are plans to rebuild its polychrome ceiling and timber-framed roof to 85% scale, using traditional tools, techniques, and materials. As part of the Medfield Reads exploration of cultural roots come to a presentation on this remarkable historic reconstruction. Laura and Rick Brown the founders of Handshouse studio will show and tell the story of this project and invite you to marvel at the magnificent hand work of then and now.