Adult programs

Adult Programming

Tech Tutors

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 3:00pm
Kilton Conference Room

Do you or someone you know need extra help using an electronic device? Try our Tech Tutor service, where patrons can receive one-on-one guidance. If that time doesn’t work for you, please contact us for another appointment.

Rasberry Pi - Weather Station

This event is ideal if you have a Raspberry Pi and are not sure what to do with it, or are seeking inspiration for new ideas. Or if you've made a project and are looking for an audience to share it with, then this is the perfect place for you too! Raspberry Pi enthusiasts will be showing off their latest projects for you to try, and sharing tips and tricks for others to learn for future events! We will be meeting at the Kilton Library.

Second Thursday Book Discussion Group

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 7:00pm
Lebanon All Purpose Room

Strange: Where and How People Live    The Underground Girls of Kabul: in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan Jenny Nordberg.

In Afghanistan, where gender roles are rigidly prescribed, it is not uncommon for a girl to pass her childhood as a boy, in order to provide a son for a family without a male heir. The role of women in this society is the focus of Western attention and phlianthropy and the results are far from clear.

Copies to check out are available at the Lebanon Reference desk.

Second Thursday Book Discussion Group

Lebanon All Purpose Room

Strange: Where and How People Live    Strangers in their Own Land  Arlie Hochschild  A sociologist grapples with the fact that with  environmental, healthcare, social, and political issues in bayou country, the residents seem to vote against their own interests. Her prolonged stays in Louisiana prompt observations that apply all across America.

 Copies to check out are available at the Lebanon Reference desk.

Second Thursday Book Discussion Group

Lebanon Teen Room

Strange: Where and How People Live Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick

North Korean children are taught to sing that "We have nothing to envy in the world" according to Demick. In this book 6 defectors from the closed city of Chongjin (out of more than 100 from all of N. Korea whom she interviewed) describe the lives they left, and provide a rare portrait of life in the DPRK. Copies to check out are available at the Lebanon Reference desk.

 

 

Second Thursday Book Discussion Group

Lebanon All Purpose Room

  Strange: Where and How People Live       Our Towns by James Fallows and Deborah Fallows

James and Deborah Fallows traveled all over the United States in their small plane to visit “flyover country,” small towns that are not big destinations to discover what makes them work. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Lebanon Reference Desk.

Kilton Book Buffet

Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 12:00pm
Kilton Conference Room

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.