Currently on display at BHPL

Glass Cases: The Story Tree

October 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020

An exhibit of handwoven masks by fiber artist and author Susan Barrett Merrill will be displayed in the glass cases of the Howard Room from October 1 to December 31, 2020. The Story Tree is composed of seventeen handwoven masks, all with felted figures in their headdress reading books from the library, playing music or… Read more »

Britton Gallery/Howard Room: The Unbroken Thread

November 1, 2020 - November 29, 2020

The library will host an exhibit, The Unbroken Thread, by fiber artists and weavers Susan Barrett Merrill and Susanne Grosjean for the month of November. For many years, these two artists have been traveling by boat to islands off the coast of Maine to join crews that shear island sheep whose wool is uniquely long… Read more »