Adult programs

Adult Programming

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.

 

 

Second Thursday Adult Book Discussion

Lebanon All Purpose Room

 The Home Front: WWII in Novels

Crooked Heart-- Lissa Evans   

 

When Noel Bostock--aged ten, no family--is evacuated from London to escape theNazi bombardment, he lands in a suburb northwest of the city with Vera Sedge--a thirty-six-year old widow drowning in debts and dependents. Always desperate for money, she's unscrupulous about how she gets it.

 

Copies to check out are available at the Reference Desk.

Second Thursday Adult Book Discussion

Lebanon All Purpose Room

The Home Front: WWII in Novels

The Wind is Not a River  by Brian Payton 

the Japanese invasion and partial occupation of Alaska's Aleutian Islands, war correspondent John Easley is shot down in a seaplane along with six crewmembers in April 1943, just off the barren island of Attu, and his wife Helen back home refuses to accept his disappearance.

 

Copies for checkout are available at the Reference Desk.

First Thursday Book Buffet

Kilton Conference Room

The Suspense is Killing me!: Good thrillers of all kinds

Novels you just can't put down-- whether because they are so action-packed or so terrifying or just so psychologically astute.

What makes a thriller thrilling?  What idea or setting or character  hooks you into reading way past bedtime?  There are as many kinds of thrillers as there are readers--

what sort thrills you and why?

 

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.