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Upcoming Events for Readers

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

Book to Film: The Turn of the Screw / The Others
Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Did you know the movie The Others (2001) starring Nicole Kidman is loosely based on the famous novella The Turn of the Screw by Henry James? Join us for a viewing of the film and a short discussion of the similarities and differences between the two.

104 min., Rated: PG-13

With Sonia Grgas, Reference Librarian.

Afternoon Book Discussion: The Museum of Extraordinary Things
Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman

With Lisa Jones, Readers' Services Librarian

Sunday, Sep 21, 2014
Today's Hours: 12 PM - 5 PM

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