Upcoming Adult Events

Thursday, January 2, 2020 - 12:00pm

Indigenous Peoples in Fiction and Nonfiction

How has our changing understanding of America's first people been reflected in novels and history?  What are the continuing struggles inherited from the past?

A selection of books is on display at the Kilton Library, or bring a favorite to discuss.  Brown bag lunches are welcome.

 

 

Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 12:00pm

Religious communities and cults in fiction and nonfiction

From the middle ages to the present day people have acted on their faith by drawing together in communities separate from the world. How are individuals and families affected by the life set apart by belonging to religious communities? 

A selection of books on the theme is on display at Kilton Library, or you may bring a favorite to discuss.  Brown bag lunches are welcome.

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 12:00pm

Rivers in history and novels: Settings or the Main Character?

The powerful influence of rivers, their currents, hazards and glories have captured people's imaginations.  How have these large and small bodies of moving water affected those who live on and around them?

A selection of books is on display at the Kilton Library, or bring along a favorite to discuss. Brown bag lunches are welcome.

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 12:00pm

What Shall We Wear? Clothing, fashion, the industries, the arts and the environment

The manufacture of clothing has a tremendous impact on our culture. What systems, ideals, and personalities do novels and nonfiction portray?

A selection of books is on display at the KIlton Library, or choose a favorite to discuss.  Brown bag lunches are welcome.

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 12:00pm

Resistance or Terrorist?  Novels and Nonfiction

Whom do we consider national heroes, brave freedom fighters? And what makes a terrorist? Spies, revolutionaries, rebels and patriots have their stories written by the victors.

The novels and nonfiction we'll discuss make the distinctions not quite so clear.

A selection of books is on display at the Kilton Library, or bring a favorite to discuss.  Brown bag lunches are welcome.

Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 12:00pm

Summer Reading Recommendations and Next Year's Book Buffet

Bring your favorite or most anticipated summer reads to recommend, and leave with a print list of great titles. We'll also determine the topics for next year's Book Buffet discussions.

Bring a book or list of books to share for a banquet of books and opinions,  Brown bag lunches are welcome.