Vacances heureuses mes amis. C'est un beau temps pour visiter la bibliotheque!
The Fancy Nancy Splendiferous Brunch and Soiree will be held on Saturday,
December 3 at 9:15 a.m. for gals and lads ages four to eight. Reservations (are
required and) can be made over the telephone or by stopping by the library as
spaces are limited. Gals and lads are invited to come bedecked in their most
festive holiday attire for a marvelous holly jolly time.
This will be the third year for this wildly popular event. Last year's
attendees arrived sporting frills, tiaras, and feather boas. The event features
exceptional Fancy Nancy stories, extraordinary crafts, and exquisite
refreshments. From years past, everyone has a glamorous time. The bedazzled
program looks magnifique!
The library is excited to once again welcome the Redskin Singers for their
annual holiday appearance on Thursday, December at 7 p.m. in the library. This
year, we welcome one of our staffers as part of the singing entourage. Light
refreshments will be served.
Library and Lunch will be held on Tuesday, December 13 at noon for Debbie
Macomber's Call Me Mrs. Miracle. Emily Merkle works in a toy department at
Finley's a family owned department store in the Big Apple and her boss is none
other than the owner's son. The family needs a miracle to keep the business
afloat. Holly Larson on the other hand needs a miracle for her eight-year-old
nephew Gabe, whose father won't be home for Christmas. Maybe Mrs. Miracle (Emily
Merkle) will play a role in bringing the two together.
A current New York Times bestseller will be the first Library and Lunch pick
for the New Year. Plenty of time to stop by and pick it up. The book discussion
of The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes will be held on Tuesday, January 9 at
noon. The English author had been short-listed for the Man Booker Prize three
times in the past and became the winner this year for this particular book. It
is narrated by Tony Webster who recalls how he and a circle of friends met
Adrian Finn at school and vowed to be friends for life. He reflects on the paths
he and his friends have taken.
The library invites young adults to Teen Gaming/Teen Reader's Advisory
meetings on Thursday nights which will run every two weeks at 4 p.m. Upcoming
dates include December 1, December 15, and December 29.
Book and Movie will take a brief hiatus during the month of December. The
group will be back in full force the third Thursday in January for Didier van
Cauwelaert's Hors de moi/Out of My Head translated from the French by Mark
Polizzotti. There is a 2011 thriller film based on this 2003 French novel
directed by Jaume Collet-Serra and starring Liam Neeson, Diane Kruger, January
Jones, Aidan Queen, Bruno Ganz, and Frank Langella. Dr. Martin Harris awakens
after a car accident in Berlin to discover that his wife suddenly doesn't
recognize him and another man has assumed his identity. With the help of a young
woman he sets out to prove who he is.
As always, for the latest library programming take a peek at the library
website or grab a newsletter from the circulation desk. Stay tuned and connected
through our social media pages. If you have any questions or suggestions about
books or programs don't hesitate to ask. Hope to see you at the library this