Join us for an interesting discussion regarding this month's selection, Lab Girl, by Hope Jahren. It's an illuminating debut memoir of a woman in science, a moving portrait of a longtime friendship, and a stunningly fresh look at plants that will forever change how you see the natural world. Acclaimed scientist Hope Jahren has built three laboratories in which she's studied trees, flowers, seeds, and soil. Her first book is a revelatory treatise on plant life--but it is also so much more. Lab Girl is a book about work, love, and the mountains that can be moved when those two things come together.
Join us for an armchair visit to Ireland. Hosted by Sandy Mortimer, this DVD shares a unique look at Ireland. The richness of Ireland lies not only in the beauty of the land, but in the stories of its people. To truly appreciate this Island, we strive to "meet" some of those who have lived here throughout the millennia! From prehistoric through Celtic, Christian, Medieval, Norman . . . to present time, the mystique of this Island has grown unbelievably rich through the experiences of its inhabitants and their legacies. Contact the Library at 412-264-3502 to reserve your seat.
Join us on Saturday, March 9, for a screening of the movie, "Mikey and Nicky". In 1976, Elaine May crafted a gangster film like no other in this nocturnal odyssey, capitalizing on the chemistry between John Cassavetes and Peter Falk. Set over the course of one night, this restless drama find Nicky (Cassavetes) holed up in a hotel after the boss he stole money from puts a hit out on him. Terrified, he calls on the one person he thinks can save him.
Join the Mystery Lovers' Book Club on Thursday, March, 14, at 6:30 p.m. for a lively discussion about this month's selection,The Secrets You Keep, by Kate White. From the New York Times bestselling author of The Wrong Man and Eyes on You comes a harrowing new psychological thriller about a successful self-help author who suddenly finds her life spiraling dangerously out of control. "What would you do if you realized that your new husband, a man you adore, is keeping secrets from you--secrets with terrifying consequences?"
Join us on Saturday, March 16, for a screening of the movie, "Can You Ever Forgive Me?". Melissa McCarthy stars as Lee Israel, the best-selling celebrity biographer (and cat lover) who made her living in the 1970s and '80s profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn and Tallulah Bankhead. When she finds herself unable to get published, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend, Jack (Richard E. Grant).