COMMON THREADS: THE POETRY OF OUR LIVES
discussion on Thurs, April 30 at 7 pm
A reading/discussion for people who love poetry. Read the poems (available to borrow with a valid card from the library or downloaded from www.masspoetry.org/commonthreads) and attend the discussion. Led by Chryso Lawless. Bring your thoughts and ideas or simply listen. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Free and open to all. Bring a friend!
FOREIGN FILM NIGHTS
Thurs, April 23 at 7 pm
Free and open to all We provide beverages Feel free to bring a snack
Not able to make the screening? Look for these titles in our DVD collection.
Thurs, Apr 23 at 7 pm: Shun Li and the Poet: In Italian and Mandaran with English subtitles: Shun Li works to pay off the broker who has brought her to Italy from China and longs to be reunited with her young son. When she meets an older fisherman a friendship grows transcending their cultures.
Thurs, May 28 at 7 pm: If You Don't, I Will (in French with English subtitles): A middle-aged couple overwhelmed by the little irritants of their marriage take a week-long vacation from their disappointments in a very unusual way.
ONE BOOK, ONE HOLLISTON
Our annual community reading program
The 2015 selection is Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin. The teen selection is Elsewhere also by Zevin.
isten to an interview with the author. Discussion questions for readers and book groups.
THE MORNING BOOK CLUB
Meets the 1st Monday of each month at 11 am
May 4: Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini
June 1: The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
July 6: The Perfume Collector by Kathleen Tessaro
Aug 3: Sex on the Moon: The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in
History by Ben Mezrich
Sept 14: Wonder by R. J. Palacio
Oct 5: The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan by Jenny Nordberg
Nov 2: Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
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 email@example.com. Bring a friend!
Thursday, May 14: A Spy Among Friends, Kim Philby by Ben MacIntyer
Tuesday, Jun 16: Operation Solo, the FBI’s Man in the Kremlin by John Barron
Thursday, July 16: Eiffel’s Tower by Jill Jonnes
Tuesday, August 11: Pick your own book
Thursday, September 10: The Forgotten Man by Amity Shlaes
Tuesday, October 6: The Churchill Factor by Boris Johnson
Thursday, November 5: Sargent Stubby by Ann Bausum
Thursday, December 3: Pick your own book