Books & Reading

Upcoming Events for Readers

Title Swap with Librarians
Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

To celebrate the start of the Adult Summer Reading Club, the Readers' Services Department will hold a special Title Swap. Librarians and patrons will share favorite titles and you will leave with a great summer reading list! No registration required. Free.

Evening Book Club: The Rosie Project
Tuesday, Sep 09, 2014
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

With Evelyn Hershkowitz, Readers' Services Librarian

Banned Book Discussion: Lord of the Flies
Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Celebrate the 32nd Anniversary of Banned Books Week with a discussion of Lord of the Flies by William Golding.  With Jackie Ranaldo, Head of Readers' Services.

Banned Book to Film: Lord of the Flies
Friday, Sep 26, 2014
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Showing the 1990 version of Lord of the Flies by William Golding starring Balthazar Getty.  A short discussion will follow the film.

90 min., Rated: R

20 & 30-Something Book Club: Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore
Monday, Sep 29, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

With Stacey Levine & Jessikah Chautin, 20-Something Librarians

Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014
Today's Hours: 9 AM - 9 PM

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