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Adult Services Department - Programs and Services

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Book Discussion

Where’d You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple Wednesday, May 28 7:00pm When her notorious, hilarious, volatile, talented, troubled, and agoraphobic mother goes missing, teenage Bee begins a trip that takes her to the ends of the earth to find her. Copies of these books are available at the Circulation Desk.
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Remembering Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Wednesday, May 28 6:30pm Who was the woman behind the myth? Exactly 20 years after Jackie’s death, former teacher and journalist Marilyn Carminio will explore Jackie's public persona as legendary first lady and style icon. She’ll also take you beyond the familiar narrative through rarely seen photographs and little-known details from all phases of her life. Discover the private side of the courageous, intelligent, and inspiring woman who was the "real" Jackie O.
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Quilting Circle

Tuesday, May 27 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, May 27 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 Kate Boning Dickson, a poet as well as a classical pianist and music teacher.
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America's Disasters Book Discussion

This 12-month nonfiction series will continue through August 2014. F-5: Devastation, Survival, and the Most Violent Tornado Outbreak of the Twentieth Century by Mark Levine Tuesday, May 27 3:00pm In Limestone County, Alabama, in April 1974, more than 100 tornadoes--six of them of the most powerful "F5" category of storms--swept across 13 states, killing and wounding hundreds of people and causing billions of dollars’ worth of damage. Copies of these books...
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Job Seekers Club: Setting Yourself Apart From the Competition

Thursday, May 22 6:00pm Need a helping hand in your job search? Career coach Bob Simmons will offer helpful presentations on relevant topics as well as proven job-hunting techniques at our monthly support group. The series will also provide a forum for job seekers of all ages to share their experiences, sharpen their skills, and network with others.
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Book Discussion

Cousin Bette by Honoré de Blazac Thursday, May 22 12:00pm During the 1840s, a bourgeois Parisian family is brought to ruin by the machinations of an embittered relative. Copies of these books are available at the Circulation Desk.
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Stories of WWII and Beyond

Thursday, May 22 11:00am Gene Leavy enlisted in the Army prior to his 18th birthday, was placed in a rifle company with the 100th Infantry Division, and went off to war, going ashore in southern France after D-Day. In April 1945, the 100th Division was prepared to capture the major German city of Stuttgart, but was pulled back in order to leave the honor to the French. Gene’s unit wound up in the German town of Backnang, where the second chapter of his Army life began...
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Super Foods for Superb Health

Wednesday, May 21 7:00pm Super foods are the most nutritionally rich foods on the planet. They can boost your energy, reduce your cravings, help build a healthy immune system, and bring vitality back into your life. Holistic Health Coach Tina Annibell will discuss the nutritional qualities and health benefits of this most important class of foods. She’ll provide her favorite recipes and share tips on adding these foods into your family’s diet in ways they’ll love.
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Socrates Café

Tuesday, May 20 7:00pm Exchange ideas with others while engaging in the Socratic practice of questioning. Led by local resident Joan Logan, this month’s discussion topic will be: “How should we address the problem of mental illness in America?” There are over 600 ongoing Socrates Café gatherings around the globe coordinated by hundreds of dedicated volunteers who are deeply committed to making ours a more participatory and inclusive world.
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