Adult programs

Adult Programming

First Thursday Book Buffet

Kilton Conference Room

Pets and Pests: Our lives with animals

Many novels and memoirs have been written about the relationships humans share with animals.  And some riveting nonfiction has been written about animals in conflict wtih us.

What do we learn from the animals close to us?  Why are these some of the dearest relationships some people have?

What about pigeons and man-eating tigers? What makes our struggle against them so passionate?

First Thursday Book Buffet

Kilton Conference Room

"Politics Makes Strange Bedfellows": Novels and Commentary

 Join the Kilton’s adult book discussion group to discuss political fiction and analysis.

What do novelists and commentators have to add about the times America has lived through?  What do they say about today’s world?

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

 

 

Getting Started with Wordpress

Kilton Conference Room

With almost a third of all websites on the internet using wordpress, it is one of the most popular platforms for building a website. Whether you want a blog, a personal website, or a site for your small business, Wordpress makes it quick and easy to get started. This basic class will walk you through setting up a free site on wordpress.com and cover the basics of adding content, plugins, and themes. 

Second Thursday Adult Book Discussion

Lebanon All Purpose Room

Singular Perspectives: Nonfiction & the Author's Experience

 

 

 

A Voyage Long and Strange: On the trail of Vikings, Conquistadors, Lost colonists and other adventurers in early America   by Tony Horwitz  

 

 With his inimitable humor and adventurousness, Horwitz sets out on a wild ride debunking the myths of American history.

 

Copies to checkout are available at the Reference Desk.

First Thursday Book Buffet

Kilton Conference Room

There's No Business like Show Business: Novels and Biographies

Actors and actresses on stage and screen, and musicians of all kinds are fascinating in fiction and nonfiction.

Why do these stories grab our attention? What does the struggle to succeed in these arts tell us as audience members? 

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