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Saturday September 23, 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 Becoming a Dentist by Bessie Delaney. 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 September 25, 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 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
Wednesday September 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Title Swap with Eileen & Sarah Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Share your favorite titles and learn what's coming up in new books.

    Location: Small Room
Monday October 2, 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.

Tuesday October 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:15 PM Evening Books with Edna Ritzenberg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This month we are reading Karolina's Twins by Ronald H Balson.

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Holocaust survivor Lena Woodward enlists the help of lawyer Catherine Lockhart and private investigator Liam Taggart to help her resolve a secret from her past in Nazi-occupied Poland.

    Location: Small Room
Saturday October 14, 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 The Lottery by Shirley Jackson. 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
Thursday October 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM Read, Cook, Eat: Oktoberfest Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Choose a recipe at the Adult Reference Desk! Cook and share with friends.
With Librarian Tricia Marino. Sign up online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

Here’s how it works!

• Choose a recipe from one of the cookbooks at the Reference Desk. 
• That recipe will be yours, no one else can select it for the group.
• A Librarian will make a copy of your recipe to take home.
• Prepare your recipe and bring it to share at the meeting.
• Make one regular size recipe, there’s no need to double up.
• Beverages will be served.

    Location: Staff Room
        There are 15 spaces available.
Monday October 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM Book Chats with Anna Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

We are discussing Faithful by Alice Hoffman.

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After walking away from an accident that robs her best friend of her future, Shelby Richmond struggles to fight her way back to her own future.

    Location: Small Room
Thursday October 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_new_yellow 2:30 PM Non-Fiction Book Discussion with Eileen Farrell Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

We will be reading The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel.

Image result for The Stranger in the Woods by Michael FinkelDocuments the true story of a man who endured an isolated existence in a tent in the Maine woods, never speaking with others and surviving by stealing supplies from nearby cabins, for twenty-seven years, and illuminates the reasons behind his solitary life.

    Location: Small Room
Monday November 6, 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 Unsub by Meg Gardiner.

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When the serial killer known as the Prophet reemerges, young narcotics detective Caitlin Hendrix vows to apprehend the murderer who destroyed her family and terrorized the Bay Area twenty years earlier.

    Location: Small Room
Tuesday November 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:15 PM Evening Books with Edna Ritzenberg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This month we are reading Pachinko by Min Jin Lee..

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Pachinko follows one Korean family through the generations, beginning in early 1900s Korea with Sunja, the prized daughter of a poor yet proud family, whose unplanned pregnancy threatens to shame them all. Deserted by her lover, Sunja is saved when a young tubercular minister offers to marry and bring her to Japan.

    Location: Small Room
Monday November 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM Book Chats with Anna Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This month we are reading They May Not Mean to But They Do by Cathleen Schine.

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Refusing to age quietly, take antidepressants or accept the inevitable loss of her longtime husband, Joy Bergman shocks her children when, after becoming a widow, she reconnects with a former flame from her college days, turning as willful and rebellious as the younger members of their family.

    Location: Small Room
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Wednesday December 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Title Swap with Eileen & Sarah Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Share your favorite titles and learn what's coming up in new books.

    Location: Small Room
Thursday December 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM Non-Fiction Book Discussion with Eileen Farrell Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

We will be reading Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance.

Image result for hillbilly elegyShares the story of the author's family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the demands of middle class life and the collective demons ofthe past.

    Location: Small Room
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