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Thursday August 16, 2018
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Non-Fiction Book Discussion
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

We will be reading Educated by Tara Westover.     

Traces the author's experiences as a child born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, describing her participation in her family's paranoid stockpiling activities and her resolve to educate herself well enough to earn an acceptance into a prestigious university and the unfamiliar world beyond.                          

Monday August 20, 2018
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Book Chats with Anna Katsavos
1:00 PM

We are discussing The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin.

ThumbnailSneaking out to get readings from a traveling psychic reputed to be able to tell customers when they will die, four adolescent siblings from New York City's Lower East Side embark on five decades of experiences shaped by their determination to control fate.

LOCATION: Small Room
Tuesday September 4, 2018
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Evening Books with Edna Ritzenberg
7:15 PM

We are reading Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann.

ThumbnailPresents a true account of the early twentieth-century murders of dozens of wealthy Osage and law-enforcement officials, citing the contributions and missteps of a fledgling FBI that eventually uncovered one of the most chilling conspiracies in American history.

LOCATION: Small Room
Monday September 10, 2018
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Monday Mysteries
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

We are reading Wolf Lake by John Verdon.

ThumbnailInvestigating a string of suicides connected by a baffling nightmare, former NYPD detective Dave Gurney traces the victims to a controversial hypnotherapist before finding himself in the crosshairs of a chilling murderer, the local police, and corrupt feds.

LOCATION: Small Room
Wednesday September 12, 2018
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Title Swap: What Did You Read This Summer? With Eileen McCarthy and Sarah Siegel
2:30 PM

Share your favorite books of the past months with fellow readers. Sarah and Eileen will discuss their favorites along with sharing upcoming hot titles for the fall!

 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Saturday September 15, 2018
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ESL Short-Story Club
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

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: Eleanor Roosevelt by William Jay Jacobs. 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 24, 2018
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Book Chats with Anna Katsavos
1:00 PM

We are discussing The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah.

Thumbnail When her father impulsively moves the family to mid-1970s Alaska to live off the land, young Leni and her mother are forced to confront the dangers of their lack of preparedness in the wake of a dangerous winter season

LOCATION: Small Room
Thursday September 27, 2018
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Read, Cook, Eat: Lidia Bastianich
2:00 PM

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
Monday October 1, 2018
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Monday Mysteries
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

We are reading The Awkward Squad by Sophie Hénaff.

ThumbnailDisgraced police officer Anne Capestan is not overjoyed by her new position, leading a team of misfits, troublemakers, and problem cases to solve cold cases, but each case has its own strange mystery.

LOCATION: Small Room
Saturday October 6, 2018
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ESL Short-Story Club
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

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: Selections from The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua. 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
Tuesday October 16, 2018
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Evening Books with Edna Ritzenberg
7:15 PM

Read and discuss The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah.

ThumbnailWhen her father impulsively moves the family to mid-1970s Alaska to live off the land, young Leni and her mother are forced to confront the dangers of their lack of preparedness in the wake of a dangerous winter season.

LOCATION: Small Room
Thursday October 18, 2018
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Non-Fiction Book Discussion with Eileen Farrell
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

We will be reading The Rainbow Comes and Goes by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt.

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Correspondence between the CNN journalist and his celebrated mother, exchanged in the aftermath of the latter's brief illness, shares a rare window into their relationship and the life lessons imparted by an aging mother to her adult son.

Monday October 22, 2018
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Book Chats with Anna Katsavos
1:00 PM

Read and discuss Pachinko by Min Jin Lee.

ThumbnailIn early 1900s Korea, prized daughter Sunja finds herself pregnant and alone, bringing shame on her family until a young tubercular minister offers to marry her and move with her to Japan, in the saga of one family bound together as their faith and identity are called into question.

LOCATION: Small Room
Tuesday October 23, 2018
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The Great American Read Finale Viewing Party
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Join us for a fun-filled evening celebrating the announcement of America’s favorite book! We’ll reveal the book Rockville Centre chose as their Great Read that night as well. There will be contests and surprises in keeping with the theme of the telecast, and, of course, we’ll watch the Finale and toast the winner together!

Stay tuned for more important details! 

Thursday October 25, 2018
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Read, Cook, Eat: Chinese
2:00 PM

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
Tuesday November 13, 2018
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Evening Books with Edna Ritzenberg
7:15 PM

Read and discuss The Alice Network by Kate Quinn.

ThumbnailWhen pregnant American student Charlie St. Clair is banished to Europe by her family to have her baby, she takes the opportunity to head for London to find her missing French cousin and teams up with Eve, a former spy from the Alice Network, to solve themystery.

LOCATION: Small Room
Monday November 26, 2018
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Book Chats with Anna Katsavos
1:00 PM

Read and discuss Self-Portrait with Boy by Rachel Lyon.

ThumbnailA struggling young photographer accidentally captures on film a boy falling past her window to his death, an unexpectedly evocative image with the potential to launch her career and complicate or heal a community in mourning.

LOCATION: Small Room
Monday December 17, 2018
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Book Chats with Anna Katsavos
1:00 PM

Read and discuss Less by Andrew Sean Greer.

ThumbnailReceiving an invitation to his ex-boyfriend's wedding, Arthur, a failed novelist on the eve of his fiftieth birthday, embarks on an international journey that finds him falling in love, risking his life, reinventing himself, and making connections with the past.

LOCATION: Small Room

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