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Monday November 20, 2017
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Book Chats with Anna
1:00 PM

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
Monday December 4, 2017
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Monday Mysteries Book Discussion
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Monday Mysteries Book Discussion with Eileen McCarthy

This month's book is Wilde Lake  by Laura Lippman.

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Seeing an opportunity to make a name for herself, newly appointed state's attorney Luisa Brant finds her first case dredges up memories of the night her brother saved a friend's life, but at the cost of another man's life.

LOCATION: Small Room
Wednesday December 6, 2017
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Title Swap with Eileen & Sarah
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Share your favorite titles and learn what's coming up in new books and about our new Winter Reading Club. Discussion is always lively!
After the title swap, a list of titles mentioned is compiled and made available online and at the library.

LOCATION: Small Room
Thursday December 7, 2017
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Non-Fiction Book Discussion with Eileen Farrell
2:30 PM

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
Tuesday December 12, 2017
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Evening Books with Edna Ritzenberg
7:15 PM

This month we are reading Hero of the Empire by Candace Millard.

Image result for Hero of the EmpireAt age twenty-four, Winston Churchill was utterly convinced it was his destiny to become prime minister of England one day, despite the fact he had just lost his first election campaign for Parliament. He believed that to achieve his goal he must do something spectacular on the battlefield. Despite deliberately putting himself in extreme danger as a British Army officer in colonial wars in India and Sudan, and as a journalist covering a Cuban uprising against the Spanish, glory and fame had eluded him.

LOCATION: Small Room
Thursday December 14, 2017
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Read, Cook, Eat: 6th Annual Cookie Swap
1:30 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.
Saturday December 16, 2017
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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 A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. 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 December 18, 2017
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Book Chats with Anna
1:00 PM

This month we are reading The Ninth Hour by Alice McDermott.

Image result for The Ninth HourA portrait of the Irish-American experience is presented through the story of an Irish immigrant's suicide and how it reverberates through innumerable lives in early twentieth-century Catholic Brooklyn.

LOCATION: Small Room
Monday January 8, 2018
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Monday Mysteries Book Discussion
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Monday Mysteries Book Discussion with Eileen McCarthy

This month's book is Glass Houses by Louise Penny.

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When a mysterious figure travels through Three Pines and leaves a dead body in its wake, Armand Gamache pursues a difficult investigation that yields unexpected consequences and forces him into a battle with his own conscience.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Book Chats with Anna
1:00 PM

This month we are reading Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.

Image result for Little Fires EverywhereFighting an ugly custody battle with an artistic tenant who has little regard for the strict rules of their progressive Cleveland suburb, a straitlaced family woman who is seeking to adopt a baby becomes obsessed with exposing the tenant's past, only to trigger devastating consequences for both of their families.

Tuesday January 9, 2018
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Evening Books with Edna Ritzenberg
7:15 PM

This month we are reading Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan.

Image result for Beneath a scarlet skyA teenage boy in 1940s Italy becomes part of an underground railroad that helps Jews escape through the Alps but is forced by his parents to enlist as a German soldier for his own protection, where he becomes a spy for the Allies.

LOCATION: Small Room
Thursday January 25, 2018
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Read, Cook, Eat:
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 February 5, 2018
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Monday Mysteries Book Discussion
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Monday Mysteries Book Discussion with Eileen McCarthy

This month's book is Keep Her Safe by Sophie Hannah.

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A British woman's holiday at an Arizona resort transforms into a dark, obsessive quest for the truth when she becomes convinced that another guest is the woman who disappeared in a sensational headline case years earlier.

LOCATION: Small Room
Thursday February 8, 2018
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Non-Fiction Book Discussion with Eileen Farrell
2:30 PM

We will be reading The Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann.

Image result for the killers of the flower moon bookPresents 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
Thursday February 22, 2018
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Read, Cook, Eat:
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 March 5, 2018
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Monday Mysteries Book Discussion
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Monday Mysteries Book Discussion with Eileen McCarthy

This month's book is The Smack by Richard Lange.

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Forming a partnership with a prostitute who would find other ways to survive, a down-on-his-luck con man recklessly agrees to a friend's request to orchestrate a theft in a Los Angeles apartment, where a crew of soldiers is reputed to have stashed millions in cash smuggled out of Afghanistan.

LOCATION: Small Room
Tuesday March 13, 2018
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Evening Books with Edna Ritzenberg
7:15 PM

This month we are reading The Dry by Jane Harper.

Image result for the dryReceiving a sinister anonymous note after his best friend's suspicious death, federal agent Aaron Falk is forced to confront the fallout of a twenty-year-old false alibi against a backdrop of the worst drought Melbourne has seen in a century.

LOCATION: Small Room
Thursday April 12, 2018
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Non-Fiction Book Discussion with Eileen Farrell
2:30 PM

We will be reading Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo.

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Profiles everyday life in the settlement of Annawadi as experienced by a Muslim teen, an ambitious rural mother, and a young scrap metal thief, illuminating how their efforts to build better lives are challenged by religious, caste, and economic tensions.

LOCATION: Small Room

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