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Book Events

  • Adult Summer Reading Club begins
    Monday, June 1, 2015

    Join the Adult Summer Reading Club and earn chances in weekly raffles and a Grand Prize drawing for a mini iPad at the end. Be one of the first to join and receive a mini tote bag.

    Our theme is Read Your Way Across the USA - Books Set in the 50 States. Reading lists will be available.

  • Book Discussion: Euphoria
    Monday, June 1, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Isabel Soffer leads a discussion of "Euphoria" by Lily King. Copies of the book are available at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

    A frustrated and isolated man researching a tribe in New Guinea is on the verge of suicide when he encounters a controversial anthropologist and her jealous husband who are fleeing from cannibals.

  • Poetry Discussion
    Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Join us for poetry discussions with literary critic Isabel Soffer. No advance reading is required.

  • Books on Tap: The Family Fang
    Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Landmark Inn

    **This discussion has been rescheduled to June 3.**

    Books on Tap is the library's book club in a pub. Meet in the private room of the Landmark Inn to relax, talk books, and enjoy a tasty beverage and snacks.

    Tracy Gossage leads a discussion of "The Family Fang" by Kevin Wilson. Copies of the book are available at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

    Forced to star in their parents' performance art as children, a pair of grown siblings return home after personal crises and learn that one last show is underway.

  • Book Lovers: The Husband's Secret
    Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Civic Room

    Tracy Gossage leads an evening discussion of "The Husband's Secret" by Liane Moriarty. Copies of the book are available at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

    A woman is confronted by a terrible dilemma when she opens a letter that her husband never meant for her to read while he was still alive.

  • Book Discussion: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage" by Haruki Murakami. Copies of the book are available at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

    A man tries to discover why he was ostracized from his close-knit group of friends after high school.

  • Writing Workshop
    Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Civic Room

    Kathleen Anne Fleming presents a workshop on creating atmosphere. She has led workshops throughout the Midwest and is the author of three mystery novels.

  • Books on Tap: The Sound of Things Falling
    Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Landmark Inn

    Books on Tap is the library's book club in a pub. Meet in the private room of the Landmark Inn to relax, talk books, and enjoy a tasty beverage and snacks.

    Mike Hominick leads a discussion of "The Sound of Things Falling" by Juan Gabriel Vasquez.

    A newspaper article stirs Antonio Yammara's memory back to his experiences during Colombia's drug wars. Recalling how his friend was murdered, Antonio begins to investigate and comes to understand how much of his life has been shaped by the country's violent past.

  • Up for Discussion: The Power of Habit
    Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 1:00pm
    Civic Room

    Combining current brain research and stories from personal life and business, "The Power of Habit" by Charles Duhigg shows how habits form and how they can be changed.

    Lauren Schifferdecker, MA LPC, of Blue Life Coaching will be on hand to offer professional insight on how changing your habits can improve life for you and your family. Discussion moderated by Mary Munday.

    Copies of the book are available at the Reader Services desk on the 3rd floor.

  • Poetry Discussion
    Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Join us for poetry discussions with literary critic Isabel Soffer. No advance reading is required.