Adult programs

Adult Programming

First Thursday Kilton Book Buffet

Kilton Conference Room

Canada in Fiction and True Accounts    

Our neighbor to the north-- what makes life in Canada different from life in the U.S.?  How have history and geography united and divided us?

Bring along a brownbag lunch and a book on the theme.  A selection is on display, or you may bring another favorite to discuss.

 

First Thursday Kilton Book Buffet

Kilton Conference Room

 

Dec. 6  Coming to America or the UK:The Immigrant Experience: Novels and Memoirs

What experiences bring newcomers to English-speaking countries? And is life after arrival even more difficult?

What experiences are the same no matter which culture or country of origin?

 

Bring along a brownbag lunch and a book on the theme.  A selection is on display, or you may bring another favorite to discuss.

 

 

Kilton First Thursday Book Buffet

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 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. Each participant will have a printed list of recommendations to be emailed and take home

First Thursday Kilton Book Buffet

Kilton Conference Room

 

Picaresque & Caper novels & Real Rascals

 

The adventures of a rough and dishonest but appealing hero."a rowdy, picaresque "guys being guys" or plucky outrageous women and girls- and lovable con artists. The novels-- and memoirs or biographies--of folks who like Huck Finn, "lit out for the territory" tap into our desire to escape. Or do they?

 

Bring along a brownbag lunch and a book on the theme.  A selection is on display, or you may bring another favorite to discuss.

First Thursday Book Buffet

Kilton Conference Room

 

Police and Crime the World Over: Novels and True Crime

 

Books about bad guys and the good guys who catch them in every locale. Discover a new favorite detective or read the true story of international crime.  Why do humans everywhere find these stories so fascinating?