Stop by our newest adult discussion group called Movies&Books. Movies are typically screened the first Saturday of every month at 1:00pm. Copies of the selected book are available ahead of time from the Adult Reference Desk. Our discussion immediately follows the movie screening, to chat about which was better – the movie or the book! 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 is a DOUBLE FEATURE with: The Hunger Games (142 minutes, rated PG) at 10:00am and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (146 minutes, rated PG-13) 2:00pm on Saturday, August 2, in Meeting Rooms A & B. The discussion of Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games & Catching Fire, will follow the movie.
Spring/Summer 2014 - 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.
August 13 - Dancing Fish and Amonites by Penelope Lively
Memory, history, and archaeology are the themes that run through this compelling backward look by award-winning novelist Penelope Lively as she embarks upon her eighth decade.
Tuesday evening Tomes– 7:30 p.m.
August 26 - Calico Joe by John Grisham
Calico Joe tells the story of a young boy struggling with divided loyalty between his father, a hardened major league pitcher, and his hero, a fast-rising rookie, and the tragic summer day that would change their lives forever.
Summer 2014 - 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. Each selection will be announced at the preceding discussion. Join the Buzz!
September 18 - A Perfect Life by Danielle Steel
Spring/Summer 2014 - 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.
August 5 - Before I Go To Sleep by S. J. Watson
An amnesiac cannot remember her past following a mysterious accident, and desperately tries to uncover the truth about who she is and who she can trust.
October 7 - Six Years by Harlan Coben
Just weeks after Jake and Natalie’s breakup, she marries another man and warns Jake never to contact her again. He keeps the promise until seeing her husband’s obituary in the newspaper, six years later. Deciding to attend the funeral, Jake finds another widow in place of his beloved Natalie, and begins to question his sanity.
November 4 - The Black Box by Micheal Connelly
The 20-year-old murder of a Danish journalist who was killed during the L.A. riots of 1992 has been handed off to the Open Unsolved Unit of the LAPD. Now Harry Bosch faces the nearly impossible task of reconstructing the crime while facing bureaucratic roadblocks imposed by top cops in the department.
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!