GETTING INTO COLLEGE FROM A TO Z with Meg Mahoney
Tuesday, March 3 from 7-8:30 pm
This Powerpoint program is designed for parents and students from the class of 2017 but anyone can attend and benefit. Meg is a college counselor living in Holliston. Everyone welcome and free.
WEIRD MASSACHUSETTES with Jeff Belenger
Thurs, Jan 29 at 7 pm
Jeff is a lecturer on the paranormal and unexplained and the host of PBS' New England Legends. Find out all that is weird and unusual about the state we call home. Free and open to all. Sponsored by the Friends. More about Jeff.
PASTEL PAINTING IN THE STYLE OF VAN GOGH
with Greg Maichack on Tues, Feb 24 at 7 pm
Learn the techniques of pastel painting to create a work based on Van Gogh's Sunflowers. No previous art experience is needed and all materials are provided. You will go home with a completed work of art and knowledge of the basics to explore this art form further. THIS PROGRAM IS LIMITED TO 25 PARTICIPANTS AND REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED BEGINNING FEB 9. Call 508-429-0617 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or stop in the library. Funded by the Friends of the Library.
ONE BOOK, ONE HOLLISTON
Our annual community reading program
The 2015 selection is Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin. The teen selection is Elsewhere also by Zevin.
GABRIELLE ZEVIN WILL VISIT WITH US BY SKYPE ON TUES, FEB 10 AT 7PM.
Find out how she came to write this charming novel and where she gets her ideas.
Listen to an interview with the author. Discussion questions for readers and book groups.
FOREIGN FILM NIGHTS
at 7 pm
Thurs, Feb 26: DARK VALLEY (German): Through a hidden path a lone rider reaches a little town high up in the Alps. Nobody knows where the stranger comes from, nor what he wants there. But everyone knows that they don't want him to stay.
Free and open to all We provide beverages Feel free to bring a snack
Not able to make the screening? Look for these titles in our DVD collection.
Upcoming dates: Mar 26
THE MORNING BOOK CLUB
Meets the 1st Monday of each month at 11 am
Feb 2: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin. Part of One Book, One Holliston. There will also be a discussion at 7 pm on the same date.
See below for author visit by Skype on Feb 10 at 7 pm.
Mar 2: The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin
Apr 6: Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in WWII by Vicki Croke
May 4: Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini
June 1: The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
July 6: The Perfume Collector by Kathleen Tessaro
Aug 3: Sex on the Moon: The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in
History by Ben Mezrich
Sept 14: Wonder by R. J. Palacio
Oct 5: The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan by Jenny Nordberg
Nov 2: Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
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 email@example.com. Bring a friend!
Tuesday, Feb 10: Stealing the Mystic Lamb by Noah Charney
Thursday, March 12: As if in an Enemy’s Country by Richard Archer
Tuesday, April 7: Pick your own book
Thursday, May 14: A Spy Among Friends, Kim Philby by Ben MacIntyer
Tuesday, Jun 16: Operation Solo, the FBI’s Man in the Kremlin by John Barron
Thursday, July 16: Eiffel’s Tower by Jill Jonnes
Tuesday, August 11: Pick your own book
Thursday, September 10: The Forgotten Man by Amity Shlaes
Tuesday, October 6: The Churchill Factor by Boris Johnson
Thursday, November 5: Sargent Stubby by Ann Bausum
Thursday, December 3: Pick your own book