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2014-10-14 Turn of the Screw

By Henry James
With Sonia Grgas, Health Reference Librarian


Tuesday, October 14, 2014. 7:30 PM.

A governess tries to protect the two young children in her care from the ghosts she believes are haunting them.

 

Friday, October 31, 2014. 1 PM.

Became the movie: The Others. Join us for a viewing of the film and a short discussion of the similarities and differences between the two.

2001, Rated: PG-13, 104 min.

2014-11-11 Lone Survivor

By Marcus Luttrell
With Ralph Guiteau, Readers' Services Librarian, Barney Levantino, Reference Librarian


Tuesday, November 11, 2014. 7:30 PM.

The leader, and only survivor, of a team of U.S. Navy SEALs sent to northern Afghanistan to capture a well-known al Qaeda leader chronicles the events of the battle that killed his teammates and offers insight into the training of this elite group of warriors.

2014-11-25 Calling Me Home

By Julie Kibler
With Evelyn Hershkowitz, Readers' Services Librarian


Tuesday, November 25, 2014. 1:30 PM.

“Follows the experiences of hairdresser and African-American single mom Dorrie, who while struggling with difficult family dynamics reluctantly agrees to drive an octogenarian client to a funeral several states away (From the Publisher).”

2014-12-09 Sweet Tooth

By Ian McEwan
With Sonia Grgas, Health Reference Librarian


Tuesday, December 9, 2014. 7:30 PM.

Recruited into MI5 against a backdrop of the Cold War in 1972, Cambridge student Serena Frome, a compulsive reader, is assigned to infiltrate the literary circle of a promising young writer whose politics align with those of the government, a situation that is compromised when she falls in love with him.

2015-01-13 Pearl

By John Steinbeck
With Jackie Ranaldo, Head of Readers' Services


Tuesday, January 13, 2015. 7:30 PM

“Kino, a poor Mexican pearl fisher, finds a valuable pearl. Yet instead of bringing blessings, the pearl acts as a harbinger of misfortune to Kino and his wife, Juana (From Library Journal).”

2015-01-20 Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

By Gabrielle Zevin
With Evelyn Hershkowitz, Readers' Services Librarian


Tuesday, January 20, 2015. 1:30 PM.

When his most prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, is stolen, bookstore owner A. J. Fikry begins isolating himself from his friends, family and associates before receiving a mysterious package that compels him to remake his life.

Friday, Oct 31, 2014
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