LIBRARY EVENTS

FOR ADULTS

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NEW BOOKS & AUDIOS

New Books

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I Think You’re Wrong
(But I’m Listening)

Author: Holland, Sarah Stewart
Published: 2019

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Spearhead

Author: Makos, Adam
Published: 2019

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Stranger Diaries

Author: Griffiths, Elly
Published: 2019

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The Wartime Sisters

Author: Loigman, Linda
Published: 2019

New Audio

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The Library Book

Author: Orlean, Susan

Published: 2018

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Milkman

Author: Burns, Anna

Published: 2018

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The Silent Patient

Author: Michaelides, Alex
Published: 2019

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Where the Crawdads Sing

Author: Owens, Delia
Published: 2018

NEW DVDs

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Always at the Carlyle

Genre: Documentary
Run time: 92 min.

mid90s

Genre: Coming of Age
Comedy/Drama

Run time: 85 min.

My Dinner with Herve

Genre: Drama
Run time: 106 min.

Poning Burning

Genre: Thriller
(Korean Language w/Subtitles)
Run time: 148 min.

STAFF PICKS

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Dear Mrs. Bird

Recommended by a Staff
Women’s Fiction Reader

The Word Is Murder

Recommended by a
Staff Literary Mystery Reader

The Seven Sisters

Suggested by a Staff
Women’s Fiction Reader

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Never Tell

Recommended by
Staff Suspense Readers

ADULT PROGRAMS

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Adult Coloring

Come on in on Monday nights and enjoy a quiet, meditative time just for you.  From 7-8:30 PM (6-7:30 in the summer) on the Lower Level.  Teens ages 15 and up, also welcome.

Book Clubs

The library has five Adult book discussion groups that meet regularly.  Discussion titles are available to borrow with your library card at the Circulation Desk on the Main Level four weeks before each meeting date. Books are due back on the day/night of the discussion. All readers are always welcome! Often large print and audiobook editions of the book club selections are also available.

Monthly Movie Night

Join us the second Wednesday night of the month for popcorn and a free showing of a newly-released-on-DVD movie on the big screen in the Logan Auditorium. Second showing the following afternoon (Thursday). Check online calendar or monthly newsletter for titles and times.  No registration required; the first 100 people will be admitted.

Movie ratings will vary. This program is primarily intended for adult audiences.

Open Scrabble Play

Stop by for open Scrabble play on Thursday nights.  Play starts promptly at 6:30 PM on the Lower Level (6:00 during the summer). Come alone or bring a friend. We supply the boards. You supply the words!

Author Talks

The library periodically hosts authors speaking about their recent publications.  Some author events require tickets, which are free and generally available two weeks in advance.  Check the calendar for more information about upcoming programs, such as Coffee with Local Authors.

Saturday Morning Writers’ Group

Support group for writers at all stages of the journey. The group meets monthly in the Reading Room on the library’s Main Level, on the second or third Saturday, 10:30-11:30 PM. No meetings in July, August, and December.