FINALLY FULL OF YOURSELF: Unlocking Your Spiritual DNA
with Maria Salomão-Schmidt on Wed, April 5 at 7 pm
To be full of yourself is often meant as an insult, but if you’re not full of yourself then what are you full of? Ever wish for a clear guide of what to do?  Life Coach Maria Salomão-Schmidt talks straight about discovering how to turn your stuck points into flow points and access your own spiritual DNA.  Maria is donating her time for this program.  She will sell her book Finally Full of Yourself at the end of the program and the book may be borrowed with a valid library card.  
Talk to authors about how they write their novels
Tues, April 4 at 7 pm:  LIZ MOORE will discuss her latest novel, The Unseen World via Skype.  Ada Sibelius is homeschooled by David, her brilliant, eccentric father who directs a computer science lab in 1980’s Boston.  When his mind begins to falter, Ada begins to question all she has known about her father.   Discussion to follow Skype visit. 
Multiple copies of books are available to check out and read before or after author visits.
Our annual community reading program
One Book, One Holliston asks the question: "what if all of Holliston read the same book at the same time?"  It is a community-wide program to draw readers to important authors, books and themes and to help them share ideas and the love of reading.  One Book, One Holliston takes place each February with funding from the Friends of the Library and the TD Bank Affinity program.

Across three continents and four hundred years, Smith has spun a stunning tale of forgeries and deaths, deception and love to reveal the lasting legacy of a fateful brush stroke.  He uses a single painting to tell the story of two women—their mistakes and love affairs, their devotion to art and their struggles to thrive in a male dominated profession.

2016: Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng; The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert; and Misery Islands by January Gill O'Neil
2015: The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
2014: The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans & Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
2013: Three Weeks in December by Audrey Schulman
2012: Widow's War by Sally Gunning
2010: Mudbound by Hillary Jordan
2009: The Latehomecomer by Kao Kalia Yang
2008: Dark Tide by Stephen Puleo
2007: March by Geraldine Brooks
2006: The Kiterunner by Khalid Hosseini

Meets 2nd Tues of each month from 6-8 pm
Beginner to expert welcome.  Work on your latest project, share tips and patterns, ask for help with problems and get advice.  Come as often as you like.  Free and open to all. 
MOVIE MONDAYS: New and Classic Films
2nd Monday of each month at 12:30 pm
April 10: Life, Animated: Nominated for an Oscar for Best Documentary.  The inspirational story of Owen Suskind, a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate by immersing themselves in the world of classic Disney animated films.  92 minutes Rated PG

May 8: Loving: Oscar nominee Ruth Negga and Joel Edgerton star as Mildred and Richard Loving, a real life interracial couple whose challenge of anti-miscegenation laws in Virginia led to a battle that would end at the US Supreme Court. 123 minutes Rated PG-13

First monday of each month at 11 am
Read the selected book and attend a discussion.  Add your own thoughts or sit and listen.  Attend as many sessions as you like.  The selected titles are available to borrow at no charge with a valid library card.  New members are always warmly welcomed.  Bring a friend. Refreshments are courtesy of the Friends of the Library.   Discussion leaders are Tammy Page and Leslie McDonnell.  Discussions last 1 hour.

Apr 3, 2017: Becoming Nicole by Amy Ellis Nutt 
May 1, 2017:  Brighton by Michael Harvey
June 5, 2017:  The Man Who Would Be King by Rudyard Kipling
July 10, 2017: Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
Aug 7, 2017:  Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
Sept 11, 2017: The Children by Ann Leary
Oct 9, 2017:  Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Nov 6, 2017: Whistling Season by Ivan Doig
Dec 4, 2017:  Green Road by Anne Enright

Thurs, March 23 at 7 pm
March 23: A Man Called Ove: Ove is the quintessential grumpy old man--Swedish style--until a young family moves in next door.  In Swedish and Persian with English subtitles.

April 27: Mia Madre: A director juggles personal crisis as she tries to film a movie with a hammy actor.  In Italian with English subtitles.

We provide beverages.  Feel free to bring a snack or popcorn.  Sponsored by the Friends.  Everyone welcome
Not able to make the screening?  Look for the films in our DVD collection.
Attend as many meetings as you like. Read the selected book and attend the discussion led by Mary Miley. Bring your ideas, questions and comments or simply listen. Multiple copies of the books are available for borrowing from the library about a month in advance or can be purchased on your own.  NEW MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS WARMLY WELCOME.
Discussions take place in the Gilman Room on the lower level of the library at 752 Washington Street, Holliston one evening per month, 6:30-8 PM.
Membership in the book club is free and open to everyone. For more information, call the library at 508-429-0617 or email Mary at  Bring a friend!

Thurs, April 20: Pick your own book and share it with the group
Tues, May 16:  The Monroe Doctrine by Jay Sexton
Thurs, June 15: John Quincy Adams, Militant Spirit by James Traub
Tues, July 18:  American Lion by Jon Meacham
Thurs, Aug 17:  Pick your own book and share it with the group
Tues, Sept 12: A City in Terror by Francis Russell
Thurs, Oct 19: His Final Battle by Joseph Lelyveld
Thurs, Nov 16: The General vs the President by H. W. Brands
Tues,Dec 19:  Pick your own book and share it with the group