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This week at the Library — December 18, 2011

19 Dec

December 20, 1:15pm — Tuesday Theatre — will present a movie about a Roman holiday starring  Audrey Hepburn (in her first starring role), Gregory Peck and Eddie Albert. Hepburn portrays a modern-day (for the 50’s) princess intent on independence, or at least some time alone in Rome.  Peck is an American newspaperman seeking an exclusive story.  The expected happens as they fall in love.  The movie was nominated for 10 Academy Awards, with Hepburn capturing the Oscar for best actress.

December 23, 10am – noonCoffee Hour – a family friendly time to enjoy good food, good conversation and good friends.

December 24 — CLOSED

Looking Ahead

December 30, 10 – noon— Coffee Hour

December 31 — CLOSED

January 2, 7pm — Board Meeting

January 7, 7pm — Coffee House — Contact the library if you are interested in being a featured performer at one of our coffee houses.

Of Interest

Each December the members of the Readers’ Delight Book Discussion Group share with each other books they would give as gifts.  Here is this year’s list.  The Books with an asterisk are available at the library.

  • A Place of My Own, Michael Pollan
  • Art of Fielding, Chad Harbach *
  • Birds Without Wings, Louis deBernieres      
  • Gardening for a Lifetime, Sydney Eddison
  • Gold in the Black Hills, Watson Parker *
  • Half Moon: Henry Hudson and the Voyage That Redrew the Map of the New World, Douglas Hunter *
  • Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace
  • Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand, Helen Simonson *
  • Nourishing Traditions, Sally Fallon
  • One Art: Letters, Elizabeth Bishop
  • Press Here, Herve Tullet *
  • The Anatomy Coloring Book, Wynn Kapit
  • The History of the World in 100 Objects, Neil McGregor
  • The Man Who Planted Trees, John Giono
  • The Master, Colm Toibin *
  • The Samurai’s Garden, Gail Tsukiyama
  • The Secret History, Donna Tartt
  • The Yiddish Policeman’s Union, Michael Chabon *
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