Page Turners The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George This novel is for anyone who believes in the power of stories to shape people's lives. Join Sam for a discussion. New members are always welcome.
Monsieur Perdu can prescribe the perfect book for a broken heart. But can he fix his own?
Monsieur Perdu calls himself a literary apothecary. From his floating bookstore in a barge on the Seine, he prescribes novels for the hardships of life. Using his intuitive feel for the exact book a reader needs, Perdu mends broken hearts and souls. The only person he can't seem to heal through literature is himself; he's still haunted by heartbreak after his great love disappeared. She left him with only a letter, which he has never opened.
Other Worldly Words The Quantum Thief by Hannu Rajaniemi Join Lisa for a discussion. New members are always welcome.
Jean le Flambeur gets up in the morning and has to kill himself before his other self can kill him first. Just another day in the Dilemma Prison. Rescued by the mysterious Mieli and her flirtatious spacecraft, Jean is taken to the Oubliette, the Moving City of Mars, where time is a currency, memories are treasures, and a moon-turned-singularity lights the night. Meanwhile, investigator Isidore Beautrelet, called in to investigate the murder of a chocolatier, finds himself on the trail of an arch-criminal, a man named le Flambeur....
Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter Join Katie Werth for a discussion.
The acclaimed, award-winning author of the national bestseller The Financial Lives of the Poets returns with his funniest, most romantic, and most purely enjoyable novel yet. Hailed by critics and loved by readers of literary and historical fiction, Beautiful Ruins is the story of an almost-love affair that begins on the Italian coast in 1962...and is rekindled in Hollywood fifty years later.
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng Join Sam Lee for a discussion of the novel.
“Lydia is dead. But they don’t know this yet.” So begins this exquisite novel about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee, and her parents are determined that she will fulfill the dreams they were unable to pursue. But when Lydia’s body is found in the local lake, the delicate balancing act that has been keeping the Lee family together is destroyed, tumbling them into chaos. A profoundly moving story of family, secrets, and longing, Everything I Never Told You is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait, uncovering the ways in which mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle, all their lives, to understand one another.
The Opioid Epidemic: History, Causes, and How We Can End It Dr. Michael Saxe joins us at the Enfield Public Library for a discussion.
The Friends of the Library welcomes author Nan Rossiter. Following the Friends meeting, the NYT bestselling author will discuss her latest book, Summer Dance.
Other Worldly Words Level Grind by Annie Bellet Join Lisa Sprague for a
discussion about the book.
Gamer. Nerd. Sorceress.
Jade Crow lives a quiet life running her comic book and game store in Wylde, Idaho, hiding from a powerful sorcerer who wants to eat her heart and take her powers--her ex-boyfriend Samir. Yet when dark powers threaten her friends' lives, Jade must save them by using magic. But as soon as she does, her nemesis will find her and she won't be able to stand up against him when he comes.
Author Robert Ernest Hubbard will discuss the life of Major General Israel Putnam, a colorful
figure of 18th-century America.
Create blankets to donate to Project Linus. Project Linus gives homemade blankets to children with serious illnesses and who have suffered trauma. Give back and earn service time. Registration required, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 860-763-7517. Ages 12-18
UNDERSTANDING YOUR BEST FRIEND! If you want to gain a much better understanding of your dog and its challenging behaviors, this session led by Phil Klein, Certified Dog Listener is for you.
Join John Zirolli on Saturday, July 22 at 2:30 pm as he takes a personal look back at Enfield through his own eyes. He will share photos and memories of people, places, and events, including Thompsonville during the urban renewal project of the late 1970s and the Bicentennial celebration of 1976.