Stop by our newest adult discussion group called Movies&Books. Watch our selected movie each month, read the book, and return a few weeks later to chat about which was better – the movie or the book! Copies of the book be available at the Adult Reference Desk, and immediately following the movie screening. Feel free to attend the screening, the discussion, or both. No registration is required; however, seating at the movie screening is limited to 125. Our next selection begins with the screening of The Hobbit, an Unexpected Journey (169 minutes, rated PG-13) on Saturday, December 7 at 1 pm, in Meeting Rooms A & B. The discussion of The Hobbit, or, There and Back Again, is on Thursday, December 19 at 7:30 pm in Meeting Room A.
Winter 2013-14 - Tinley Tomes
Tinley Tomes comprises two groups that discuss a variety of fiction & nonfiction books. One group meets at 1:30 pm on the 2nd Wednesday of the month and the other at 7:30 pm on the 4th Tuesday. Titles are available at the Adult Reference Desk in hardcover, large print, & audio formats one month before the discussion date. All discussions will be held in Meeting Room A.
Wednesday afternoon Tomes– 1:30 p.m.
January 8 - The Girl Who Chased the Moon by Sarah Addison Allen
After Rebecca's mother dies, she returns home to find chameleon-like wallpaper, unexplained lights in the backyard, and an eight-foot-tall grandfather. Magical realism at its best.
February 12 - Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat
The residents of a seaside Haitian village come together to search for the missing seven year-old daughter of a widowed fisherman.
Tuesday evening Tomes– 7:30 p.m.
January 28 - Heft by Liz Moore
The story of two misfits—an obese recluse and an ambitious but poor teenager in a rich school—whose improbable connection transforms both their lives.
February 25 - The People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagihara
Dr. Norman Perina travels to Micronesia to investigate a “lost tribe,” only to exploit the tribe’s secrets for his own despicable ends
Winter 2013-14 - Books with Buzz
Are you looking for a forum for discussing bestsellers? Come to Books with Buzz which meets on the third Thursday of every other month at 7:30 pm in Meeting Room A. The remaining date for Books with Buzz discussions in 2013 is November 21. Each selection will be announced at the preceding discussion. Join the Buzz!
January 16 - Innocence by Dean Koontz
Winter 2013-14 - Partners in Crime
Partners in Crime is our mystery book discussion group led by Fran Heinemann of Outreach Services. This group meets the first Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm.
***There is no January discussion.***
February 4 - 1222 by Anne Holt
When a train derails during a massive blizzard, the passengers seek shelter at a nearby abandoned hotel. Once the shock of the derailment wears off, the survivors believe they are safe. But with no sign of rescue, things heat up when one survivor after another turns up dead
Books, Friends, Chocolate! Girls in grade 6-12 are welcome.
Join us to talk graphic novels, comic books, or manga! -Grades 6-12
Read All About It
Discuss what's new to read for teens. We will bring new books that will be available for checkout. There will also be time for you to share some of your favorite new reads!