FOREIGN FILM NIGHTS
Thurs, July 23 at 7 pm
Human Capital (Italian with English subtitles): Two families tied together by their
teenaged children collide after a tragic accident. Told from 3 distinct
points of view and based on an American novel.
We provide beverages. Feel free to bring a snack or popcorn. Sponsored by the Friends. Everyone welcome
Not able to make the screening? Look for these titles in our DVD collection.
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 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.
WHAT WE'VE READ IN PREVIOUS YEARS:
THE MORNING BOOK CLUB
Meets the 1st Monday of each month at 11 am
For Monday holidays, the group meets on the 2nd Monday of the month. Read the selected book and attend the 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 from the Minuteman network. Next month's title is always available at each discussion. 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.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Bring a friend!
July 16: Eiffel’s Tower by Jill Jonnes
August 11: Pick your own book
September 10: The Forgotten Man by Amity Shlaes
October 6: The Churchill Factor by Boris Johnson
November 5: Sargent Stubby by Ann Bausum
December 3: Pick your own book