Upcoming Adult Events

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.