Books & Treats
Wednesday, May 25 at 6:30 PM
My Grandmother Asked me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrick Backman
My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry is told with the same comic accuracy and beating heart as Fredrik Backman’s bestselling debut novel, A Man Called Ove. A story about life and death and one of the most important human rights: the right to be different.
Wednesday, June 29 at 6:30 PM
Saving Italy: The Race to Rescue a Nation's Treasures from the Nazis by Robert M. Edsel
When Hitler’s armies occupied Italy in 1943,
they also seized control of mankind’s greatest cultural treasures. As they had done throughout Europe, the Nazis could now plunder the masterpieces of the Renaissance, the treasures of the Vatican, and the antiquities of the Roman Empire.
An unforgettable story of epic thievery and political intrigue, Saving Italy is a testament to heroism on behalf of art, culture, and history.
Wednesday, July 27 at 6:30 PM
An Appetite for Violets by Marine Bailey
Irrepressible Biddy Leigh, under-cook at the foreboding Mawton Hall, only wants to marry her childhood sweetheart and set up her own tavern. But when her elderly master marries the young Lady Carinna, Biddy is unwittingly swept up in a world of scheming, secrets and lies.
Wednesday, August 31 at 6:30 PM
Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
In this breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport.
With intelligence, humor, and deep insight into what connects people to one another in an era of tumultuous change, Behind the Beautiful Forevers, based on years of uncompromising reporting, carries the reader headlong into one of the twenty-first century’s hidden worlds—and into the hearts of families impossible to forget.
3rd Wednesday of the Month 6-8 PM
Age 16 and Up
Do you have unfinished craft projects you want to get done?
Need a dedicated space and time?
Or maybe need a friend to chat with while your hands are busy?
Come to WIP Wednesday!
Drop in any time between 6-8 pm; bring your work-in-progress
projects (knitting, crocheting, slow stitch, cross stitch, loom, hand quilt, etc.) and work with friends.
Meet us upstairs in the council chambers; follow signage.