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Thursday October 18, 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
There are 13 spaces available.
 
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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! 

Monday November 5, 2018
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Monday Mysteries
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

We are reading Sleep No More by P. D. James.

Sleep No More book jacketAn anthology of six previously uncollected stories explores the memories, emotional machinations, rationalizations, dreams, and desires of people who get away with the perfect murder or who help keep information about a killing secret.

LOCATION: Small Room
Wednesday November 7, 2018
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Author Visit: Michelle Weinberger
7:00 PM

Mom, You’re So Annoying by Michelle Weinberger

Meet this local author who takes a look at the roles mothers play in the lives of their children. Laugh out loud and perhaps shed a tear as Weinberger shares her book and insights. Enjoyable for parents, grandparents and parents-to-be!

LOCATION: Small 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
Saturday November 17, 2018
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ESL Short-Story Club
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Is English your second language? Our 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 Wild Irish Mother by Jean Kerr. 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 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
Thursday November 29, 2018
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Read, Cook, Eat: Pioneer Woman
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
There are 15 spaces available.
Monday December 3, 2018
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Monday Mysteries
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

We are reading American By Day by Derek B. Miller.

Police Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard departs Oslo for the United States to search for her missing brother, a quest that plunges her into the political minefields and backwoods undercurrents of the Adirondacks.

LOCATION: Small Room
Wednesday December 5, 2018
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Title Swap With Eileen McCarthy and Sarah Siegel
2:00 PM - 3:30 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!

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Saturday December 8, 2018
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ESL Short-Story Club
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Is English your second language? Our 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 Storm by Gary Paulsen. 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 December 13, 2018
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The Real Deal, a Non-Fiction Book Discussion with Eileen Farrell
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

We will be reading Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond.

Evicted : Poverty and Profit in the American City, Readers Guide Edition (Reprint) (Paperback) (Matthew

A Harvard sociologist examines the challenge of eviction as a formidable cause of poverty in America, revealing how millions of people are wrongly forced from their homes and reduced to cycles of extreme disadvantage that are reinforced by dysfunctional legal systems.

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
Tuesday December 18, 2018
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Evening Books with Edna Ritzenberg
7:15 PM
LOCATION: Small Room
Thursday December 20, 2018
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Read, Cook, Eat: Holiday Cookie Swap
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
There are 15 spaces available.
Thursday February 14, 2019
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The Real Deal, a Non-Fiction Book Discussion with Eileen Farrell
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us in discussing Barracoon by Zora Neale Hurston.

Image result for barracoonPresents a previously unpublished work that illuminates the horror and injustices of slavery in the true story of one of the last known survivors of the Atlantic slave trade, Cudjo Lewis, who was abducted from Africa on the last "Black Cargo" ship to arrive in the United States.


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