MOVIE MONDAYS: New Films
2nd Monday of each month at 12:30 pm

May 14: Murder on the Orient Express: An update of Agatha's Christie's classic who-done-it on the train from Paris to Istanbol.  Stars Kenneth Branagh and a cast of stars.  Rated PG.  114 minutes.

June 11: Darkest Hour: Gary Oldman won the Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of Winston Churchill as he led Britain through the onslaught of Nazi Germany.  Rated PG-13   125 minutes
Holliston's Famous 8-Arch Bridge: A History of the Railroad and the Rail Trail
Sunday, April 29 at 2:30 pm
Co-sponsored by the Holliston Historical Society.  The bridge encompasses all the history of Holliston from the railroad to the recreational rail trail.  Joanne Hulbert, Mary Greendale and Robert Weidkneckht will tell us the fascinationg history of one of Holliston's greatest assets.  Free and open to all.  Please use children's entrance next to TD Bank. 
THE MORNING BOOK CLUB
First monday of each month at 11 am
Read the selected book and attend a discussion.  Add your own thoughts or sit and listen.  Attend as many sessions as you like.  The selected titles are available to borrow at no charge with a valid library card.  New members are always warmly welcomed.  Bring a friend. Refreshments are courtesy of the Friends of the Library.   Discussion leaders are Tammy Page and Leslie McDonnell.  Discussions last 1 hour.

MORNING DATES

May 7: In the Time of Butterflies by Julia Alvarez
June 4: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
July 2: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
Aug 6: The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict
Aug 27: The Space Between Us by Thrity Umrigar
Oct 1: The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
Nov 5: Trajectory by Richard Russo
Dec 3: News of the World by Paulette Jiles
Jan 7, 2019
: Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

KNITTING CLUB
Meets 2nd Tues of each month from 6-8 pm
Beginner to expert welcome.  Work on your latest project, share tips and patterns, ask for help with problems and get advice.  Come as often as you like.  Free and open to all. 
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
HOW THE CLUB WORKS
Attend as many meetings as you like. Read the selected book and attend the discussion led by Mary Miley. Bring your ideas, questions and comments or simply listen. Multiple copies of the books are available for borrowing from the library about a month in advance or can be purchased on your own.  NEW MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS WARMLY WELCOME.
 
THE PLACE & TIME
Discussions take place in the Gilman Room on the lower level of the library at 752 Washington Street, Holliston one evening per month, 6:30-8 PM.
Membership in the book club is free and open to everyone. For more information, call the library at 508-429-0617 or email Mary at mary.miley@libertymutual.com.  Bring a friend!
THE BOOKS

Thurs, Apr 19: Pick your own book and share it with the group
Thurs, May 17: Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire by Alex Von Tunzelmann
Tues, Jun 12:  Alone: Britain, Churchill & Dunkirk, Defeat into Victory by Michael Korda
Thurs, July 19  Secrets of Station X: How the Bletchley Park Code Breakers Helped Win the War by Michael Smith
Tues, Aug 14:  Pick your own book and share it with the group
Thurs, Sept 13:  March 1917 by William Eglund
Tues, Oct 16:  The Road to Camelot: Inside JFK”s 5-Year Campaign by Thomas Oliphant
Thurs, Nov 15: The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 by Christopher Clark
Tues, Dec 11:  Pick your own book and share it with the group

ONE BOOK, ONE HOLLISTON
Our annual community reading program
One Book, One Holliston asks the question: "what if all of Holliston read the same book at the same time?"  It is a community-wide program to draw readers to important authors, books and themes and to help them share ideas and the love of reading.  One Book, One Holliston takes place each February with funding from the Friends of the Library and the TD Bank Affinity program.

THE 2018 SELECTION IS CATHERINE MARENGHI'S memoir of growing
up in Milford in the 1960's, GLAD FARM

WHAT WE'VE READ IN PREVIOUS YEARS:
2017: The Last Painting of Sara De Vos by Dominic Smith
2016: Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng; The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert; and Misery Islands by January Gill O'Neil
2015: The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
2014: The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans & Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
2013: Three Weeks in December by Audrey Schulman
2012: Widow's War by Sally Gunning
2010: Mudbound by Hillary Jordan
2009: The Latehomecomer by Kao Kalia Yang
2008: Dark Tide by Stephen Puleo
2007: March by Geraldine Brooks
2006: The Kiterunner by Khalid Hosseini