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Saturday June 23, 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. We are reading Roy by James Herriot. 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 July 2, 2018
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Monday Mysteries
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

We are reading The Dark Lake by Sarah Bailey.

ThumbnailWhen a popular former high school classmate is found murdered, a lead homicide investigator in a rural town uncovers puzzling mysteries in the victim's life, from her abrupt departure from a dream teaching job to her run-down existence in spite of wealthy family ties.

LOCATION: Small Room
Monday July 9, 2018
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Book Chats with Anna Katsavos
1:00 PM

We are discussing An American Marriage by Tayari Jones.

When her new husband is arrested and imprisoned for a crime she knows he did not commit, a rising artist takes comfort in a longtime friendship only to encounter unexpected challenges in resuming her life when her husband's sentence is suddenly overturned.

LOCATION: Small Room
Saturday July 14, 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: The Noble Experiment by Jackie Robinson. 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 July 17, 2018
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Evening Books with Edna Ritzenberg
7:15 PM

We are reading Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict.

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An impoverished Irish immigrant in the industrial 1860s takes a job as a lady's maid in the home of prominent businessman Andrew Carnegie, with whom she falls in love before going missing, triggering Carnegie's search for answers and the establishment ofhis enduring legacy.

LOCATION: Small Room
Monday August 6, 2018
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Monday Mysteries
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

We are reading You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott.

ThumbnailWhen a violent death rocks her close-knit gymnastics community weeks before an important competition, the mother of an Olympics hopeful works frantically to hold her family together in spite of being irresistibly drawn to the crime.

LOCATION: Small Room
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 August 21, 2018
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Evening Books with Edna Ritzenberg
7:15 PM

We are reading The Boat Runner by Devin Murphy.

ThumbnailWhen brothers Jacob and Edwin are sent to a Nazi youth camp by their naive father in an effort to secure new business in Germany, Jacob finds his world thrown into chaos for the next four years as he tries to rescue Jews from danger.

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
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: Jacques Pépin
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
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.


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