Upcoming Adult Events

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 6:30pm

Enjoy reading cookbooks? Like sampling a variety of dishes? Join our NEW cookbook book club.

  Our first cookbook is The Smitten Kitchen by Deb Perelman. Recipes from her blog, smittenkitchen.com are welcome too.

Here’s how it works:

  • Pick up a copy of the book at either library.

  • Read through the book.

  • Choose a recipe and tell us what you are going to make.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 12:00pm

The Suspense is Killing me!: Good thrillers of all kinds

Novels you just can't put down-- whether because they are so action-packed or so terrifying or just so psychologically astute.

What makes a thriller thrilling?  What idea or setting or character  hooks you into reading way past bedtime?  There are as many kinds of thrillers as there are readers--

what sort thrills you and why?

 

Bring along a brownbag lunch and a book on the theme. A selection of books is on the New Book Shelf, or choose another favorite.

 

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 7:00pm

Lebanon Library 2nd Thursday

Book Discussion Group

The Homefront: WWII in Novels

May's selection: The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure  In Paris during the Nazi occupation. Lucien Bernard--who, like the book's author, is an architect--is offered a large sum of money to outsmart the Gestapo by devising unique hiding places for Jews.

Thursday, May 11 7-8 pm  

Lebanon All Purpose Room

Copies available at the Lebanon Library Reference Desk

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 12:00pm

Summer Reading Recommendations

 

Bring your favorite, or most anticipated summer reads to recommend, and leave with a list of recommendations!

We'll also determine the topics for next year's Book Buffet discussions.

Bring a brownbag lunch and a book or  list of books to share for a banquet of books and opinions.

 

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 7:00pm

The Home Front: WWII in Novels

The Wind is Not a River  by Brian Payton 

the Japanese invasion and partial occupation of Alaska's Aleutian Islands, war correspondent John Easley is shot down in a seaplane along with six crewmembers in April 1943, just off the barren island of Attu, and his wife Helen back home refuses to accept his disappearance.

 

Copies for checkout are available at the Reference Desk.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 7:00pm

 The Home Front: WWII in Novels

Crooked Heart-- Lissa Evans   

 

When Noel Bostock--aged ten, no family--is evacuated from London to escape theNazi bombardment, he lands in a suburb northwest of the city with Vera Sedge--a thirty-six-year old widow drowning in debts and dependents. Always desperate for money, she's unscrupulous about how she gets it.

 

Copies to check out are available at the Reference Desk.

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 7:00pm

The Home Front: WWII in Novels

The Translation of Love --Lynne Kutsukake   Intertwining stories of several protagonists in post-World War II Tokyo, including a daughter and her father repatriated after being interned in Canada..

Copies to checkout are available at the Reference Desk.