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Adult Services Department - Programs and Services

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Big Screen Movie in the Garden

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Thursday, August 28 8:00pm A day-dreamer escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance, and action. (PG-1:54)
Fun for the whole family! Bring your lawn chairs. Programs will be moved indoors in the event of rain.
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Afternoon Book Discussion

The Professor’s House by Willa Cather Thursday, August 28 12:00pm Professor Godfrey St. Peter, a man in his 50s, has achieved what would seem to be remarkable success, but when called on to move to a more comfortable home, something in him rebels.
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Evening Book Discussion

Life After Life Kate Atkinson Wednesday, August 27 7:00pm This unusual novel follows the experiences of a woman born on a snowy night in 1910 who dies, repeatedly, and is reborn to alternate possibilities while the young century marches on towards its second cataclysmic world war.
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Quilting Circle

Tuesday, August 26 7:00pm Love to quilt or want to learn how? This monthly gathering provides quilting companionship and basic instruction in a friendly, supportive environment. No registration required.
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Poetry: Verse in Person

Tuesday, August 26 7:00pm Each month a guest poet presents a reading after which the audience is encouraged to share original works at an open mic. This month’s guest is Mindy Kronenberg, an award-winning writer whose poetry, essays, and reviews have appeared in over 400 publications in the U.S. and abroad.
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Dead Relatives Club

Introduction to German Genealogical Research &American Migration: Where Did They Go from Here? Monday, August 25 7:00pm Join other genealogy enthusiasts at this monthly meeting led by librarians Lynne Kennedy and Renee Capitanio.
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America's Disasters Book Discussion

Final meeting of our 12-month nonfiction series. A new series, America’s Women, begins in September. Blowout in the Gulf: The BP Oil Spill Disaster and the Future of Energy in America by William R. Freudenburg and Robert Gramling Monday, August 25 3:00pm The story of how a chain of failures, missteps, and bad decisions led to America's biggest environmental disaster.
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Murder Among Friends Book Discussion

The Dante Club by Matthew Pearl Thursday, August 21 7:00pm In 1865, the preparations of the Dante Club--led by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Oliver Wendell Holmes--to release the first translation of Dante's Divine Comedy are threatened by a series of murders that re-create episodes from The Inferno.
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Picture This!

Thursday, August 21 10:00am Photographer Robert Silvering will share tips to help improve your skills as you meet with others interested in photography at this monthly series. All levels are welcome.
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Youthful Aging, Ageless Consciousness through Meditation

Wednesday, August 20 7:00pm Dr. Matthew Raider, who has practiced and taught geriatric medicine for the last 30 years, will present his method of maintaining youthful function in advancing age. Dr. Raider will discuss the medical evidence regarding exercise, diet, and meditation for modifying the aging process, and will also present the core aspects of the meditation experience on individual consciousness.
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