FREE COLLEGE ESSAY WORKSHOP with Meg Mahoney
Wed, Oct 29 from 7-8:30 pm
Meg is a Holliston newcomer and licensed Mass High School Counselor who is donating her time for a free essay workshop for seniors.  (THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY EVENINGS BUT OPEN FOR THIS PROGRAM. USE THE LOWER DOOR NEXT TO TD BANK.)  Parents welcome

THIS PROGRAM IS LIMITED TO 12 STUDENTS.  PLEASE SIGN UP IN ADVANCE.
Call 508-429-0617 or lmcdonnell@minlib.net.

ART OF ZENTANGLE FOR BEGINNERS with Sarah Del Maestro
Tues, Nov 18 at 7 pm
Zentangle is an easy to learn art form which promotes relaxation through precision drawing.  No previous art experience or talent is needed and all materials are provided.  There is no charge but you must sign up in advance.

THIS A SECOND SESSION FOR THOSE WHO MISSED THE ONE IN OCT.   Call 508-429-0617 or email lmcdonnell@minlib.net to register.  Sponsored by the Friends. For teens and adults.

FOREIGN FILM NIGHTS
at 7 pm

Thurs, Oct 23: Ilo Ilo (in Mandarin from Singapore) : A young Filipino woman seeking a better life becomes a nanny for a stressed family with a young son in Singapore. 

Thurs, Nov 20: For a Woman (French): After her mother's death, a young woman takes a closer look at the lives of her parents who met in a concentration camp during WWII. 

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:  Dec 18.  


THE MORNING BOOK CLUB
Meets the 1st Monday of each month at 11 am
For Monday holidays, the group meets on the 2nd Monday of the month.  Read the selected book and attend the 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 from the Minuteman network.  Next month's title is always available at each discussion.  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.

Mon, Nov 3: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

HISTORY BOOK CLUB
HOW THE CLUB WORKS
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.
 
THE PLACE & TIME
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 mmiley@prac.com.  Bring a friend!

THE BOOKS

10-21-2014 Tuesday One Summer: America 1927 by Bill Bryson

11-20-2014 Thursday The Men who United the States by Simon Winchester

12-16-2014 Tuesday pick your own book and share it with the group

ONE BOOK, ONE HOLLISTON
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.
 
WHAT WE'VE READ IN PREVIOUS YEARS:

 2014: The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and 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