Adult programs

Adult Programming

Lebanon Library Second Thursday Book Discussion: The Paris Architect

Lebanon All Purpose Room

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

First Thursday Book Buffet

Kilton Conference Room

 

The Middle East meets West  in Novels & Memoirs  

 

Emigrants, soldiers, tourists, -- people on the move, cultures mixing and melding or forever separate?

These novels and memoirs describe the conflicts and points of connection in ways that help us understand this dynamic force in today's world.

Characters and memoirists take us beyond the headlines.

 

 

First Thursday Book Buffet

Kilton Conference Room

From the Printing Press to the London's Great Fire

Novels and history set 1440-1666   

The Age of Discovery and the Renaissance shaped the world we live in today.  What acheievements are still having an impact and what conflicts continue to vex us?

Which aspects of this period are most interesting to you and what changes most surprising? 

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.

 

First Thursday Book Buffet

Kilton Conference Room

Just a Touch of Romance in other Genres

Who doesn't love a love story, especially if it is part of a satisfying mystery or historical novel? Or tale of horror? Or satire?

These novels pass the test-- winning characters, memorable settings and storylines, and something to warm the heart.

What makes a good story good? What makes one an alltime favorite?

 

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.

 

Second Thursday Book Discussion

Lebanon All Purpose Room

Readers' Choice Nonfiction

How the Irish Saved Civilization:the untold story of Ireland's heroic role from the fall of Rome to the rise of medieval Europe--  Thomas Cahill   While barbarians were sacking Europe, the monks and scholars of Ireland were painstakingly and lovingly preserving the written record. An illuminating history.

 

First Thursday Book Buffet

Kilton Conference Room

Prize Winners-- Nobels and others

So many prizewinners-- of all kinds-- so little time!  What makes a book worthy? Do you agree with the judges?   Is a prize dependent on the era in which it’s given?  Have some of the greatest books been overlooked?

 

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.