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History Book Club

Wednesday July 15, 2015
6:30 PM until 8:00 PM
Our selection this month is The Irregulars: Roald Dahl and the British Spy Ring in Wartime Washington by Jennet Conant.

Conant tells the story of young writer Roald Dahl who is assigned by His Majesty’s Government to Washington, D.C. as a diplomat to gather intelligence about America’s isolationist circles. In the course of his “spying,” he meets or works closely with David Ogilvy, Ian Fleming, and the great spymaster William Stephenson (aka Intrepid).

Copies are available at the Main Desk. Newcomers are always welcome.

Location: Keyes Meeting Room

Escape the Ordinary

Adult Summer Reading
Tuesday June 23 – Wednesday August 12


For readers 18 and up.

This summer’s challenge is to “Escape the Ordinary” by exploring heroes, superheroes, and extraordinary people, places and activities. Who we define as a hero depends on who we are and how we see the world.

Raffle prizes are gift certificates donated by our sponsors: Papa Joe’s Humble Kitchen, Pasta LoftGiorgio’s Ristorante, Amigo’s Mexican Cantina, Shaw’s Supermarket, and books by local author Lorrie ThomsonGrand prize is a Kindle Fire!

Challenge yourself to read some books you wouldn’t normally read. Sign up at the Main Desk or click here to sign up. Then the next time you’re in the Library, fill out a raffle ticket for each title you read to win a prize. Sign up today!

Evening Book Group

Tuesday June 23, 2015
7:00 PM until 8:15 PM


Please join us for a discussion of the true story Unbroken:a World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand.

Relates the story of the U.S. airman and Olymplic track star Louis Zamperini, who survived when his bomber crashed into the sea during World War II, spent forty-seven days adrift in the ocean before being rescued by the Japanese Navy, and was held as a prisoner until the end of the war.

Newcomers welcome. Copies available at the Circulation Desk.

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