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Saturday July 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM ESL Short-Story Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Is English your second language? Our new ESL Short-Story Club is a fun and relaxing way to improve your language skills and participate in the discussion while enjoying refreshments. Learn new vocabulary and ask any questions you have about the English language. Read and discuss I Feel Bad About My Neck by Nora Ephron. Pick up the short story at the Adult Reference Desk. With Alene Scoblete, Librarian and NY State certified ESL & English teacher. Sponsored by RVC Library Friends.

    Location: Small Room
Monday July 10, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Monday Mysteries Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monday Mysteries Book Discussion with Eileen McCarthy

This month's book is Waking Lions by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen.

ThumbnailAfter neurosurgeon Eitan Green hits and kills an African migrant while driving on a deserted road late at night, the victim's wife tracks him down and confronts him the next day, and her price for silence shatters his safe existence.

    Location: Small Room
Tuesday July 18, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 7:15 PM Evening Books with Edna Ritzenberg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

ThumbnailWe are reading The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick.

Finding a mysterious charm bracelet among his late wife's possessions, sixty-nine-year-old Arthur Pepper breaks from his routine life for the first time since her death and embarks on a quest to learn about his wife's life before their marriage, a journey that leads to unexpected self-discoveries.

    Location: Small Room
Monday July 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM Book Discussion with Sarah Siegel Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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Join Sarah in a discussion of Nadia Hashimi's The Pearl that Broke Its Shell. Then, come and meet Nadia at our Summer Soiree on August 9 at 7 pm.

Adopting the custom of bacha posh in 2007 Kabul, which allows her to dress and be treated as a boy, attend school and chaperone her sisters until she is of marriageable age, Rahima, the daughter of a drug-addicted father, discovers that she is not the first in her family to adopt this unusual custom.

    Location: Small Room
Monday July 31, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 1:00 PM Book Chats with Anna Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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We are reading and discussing Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult.

When her reluctance to treat the newborn of a white supremacist couple results in the child's death, a black nurse is placed on trial and is aided by a white public defender who urges her not to bring up race in the courtroom.

    Location: Small Room
Monday August 7, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Monday Mysteries Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monday Mysteries Book Discussion with Eileen McCarthy

ThumbnailThis month's book is Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz.

Ignoring the troubling behavior of an eccentric crime writer with whom she has worked for years, editor Susan Ryeland is dismayed when a subplot hidden in the author's latest manuscript reveals a real-world murder.

    Location: Small Room
Tuesday August 8, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 7:15 PM Evening Books with Edna Ritzenberg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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This month we are reading Before the Fall by Noah Hawley.

The stories of ten wealthy victims of a plane crash intertwine with those of a down-on-his-luck painter and a four-year-old boy, the tragedy's only survivors, as odd coincidences surrounding the crash point to a possible conspiracy.

    Location: Small Room
Saturday August 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM ESL Short-Story Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Is English your second language? Our new ESL Short-Story Club is a fun and relaxing way to improve your language skills and participate in the discussion while enjoying refreshments. Learn new vocabulary and ask any questions you have about the English language. Read and discuss My Religious Vocation by Frank Scoblete. Pick up the short story at the Adult Reference Desk. With Alene Scoblete, Librarian and NY State certified ESL & English teacher. Sponsored by RVC Library Friends.

    Location: Kim's Corner
Monday August 28, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 1:00 PM Book Chats with Anna Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

ThumbnailWe are reading and discussing Exit West by Mohsin Hamid.

Two young lovers engage in a furtive affair shaped by local unrest on the eve of a civil war that erupts in a cataclysmic bombing attack, forcing them to abandon their previous home and lives.

    Location: Small Room
Monday September 11, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Monday Mysteries Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monday Mysteries Book Discussion with Eileen McCarthy

ThumbnailThis month's book is The Dry by Jane Harper.

Receiving a sinister anonymous note after his best friend's suspicious death, federal agent Aaron Falk is forced to confront the fallout of a 20-year-old false alibi against a backdrop of the worst drought Melbourne has seen in a century.

    Location: Small Room
Tuesday September 12, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 7:15 PM Evening Books with Edna Ritzenberg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

ThumbnailThis month we are reading Lucky Boy by Shanthi Sekaran.

A wrenching emotional battle ensues between an undocumented Mexican single mother and an Indian-American chef who cannot have children when the latter is placed in the care of the former's son during an immigration detention.

    Location: Small Room
Monday September 25, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 1:00 PM Book Chats with Anna Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

ThumbnailWe are reading and discussing Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout.

Two sisters, one who trades self-respect for a wealthy husband and one who discovers a kindred spirit in the pages of a book, struggle with intimate human dramas at the sides of their community members and a returned Lucy Barton.

    Location: Small Room
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