The Wyomissing Public Library will kick off the winter holiday season on Tuesday, December 5 at 6 p.m. with the lighting of the library’s tree, followed by refreshments. The program, which will include ornament-making, is free and open to the public.
On Wednesday, December 6, the library will present a special screening of the New York City Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker,” choreographed by George Balanchine with music by Tchaikovsky. The free screening of the beloved holiday spectacular is made possible by Lincoln Center at the Movies, through the library’s partnership with Lincoln Center at the Library. The program will begin at 7 p.m.; refreshments will be available.
Local author Dale Reppert will talk about the impetus behind writing the book, Detour to Heaven, on Thursday, December 7th at 1 p.m. Reppert, who had been a successful vice president at a large investment firm, suffered an illness which has caused him to undergo three brain surgeries. During his illness, he writes, he was taken to heaven and his life on earth was forever changed. Books will be available for sale and for signing.
The programs on Dec. 5th, 6th and 7th are free and open to the public. Registration is requested, and may be done by calling the library at 610-374-2385, or online at www.wyopublib.org, or in person at the library, 9 Reading Boulevard in Wyomissing.
The annual Holiday Trolley Tour will take place on Friday, December 8th beginning at 5 p.m. For ticket information contact the library at 610-374-2385