Upcoming Adult Programs

 

Local Authors Discussion Group

This discussion group is reading books by authors from right here in the Capital Region. It’s a chance to read books by some local authors who will be visiting in library in the Fall.

Mon. June 26 from 6-7:30pm- Edge of Death by John Benedict MD

Mon. July 24 from 6-7:30pm- Under the Moon by Natalie J. Damschroder

Mon. Aug. 28 from 6-7:30pm- The Newbie by Leta Hawk

General Book Club

Members of the Book Club meet monthly (the 1st Thursday of every month at 6 pm) to discuss a variety of chosen books. New members are always welcome and registration is not required.

If you’d like to reserve a copy of one of the selections please ask a staff member at the front desk.

2017

Sep. – Pot luck dinner

Oct. – Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Behrendt

Nov. – Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

Dec. – Miracle on 34th Street by Valentine Davies and Redbird Christmas by Fannie Flagg

2018

Jan. – The Giver by Lois Lowery

Feb. – Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick

Mar. – Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzbaugh

Apr. – How to be a Good Wife by Emma Chapman

May – Animal Farm by George Orwell

The photo is “The Book Club” by Louis du Mont and is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Mystery Book Club

Join this monthly book discussion group! Meets every 3rd Monday of the Month at 6pm. Members discuss books and participate in a variety of mystery-related activities. Registration is not required.

2017

Sep. – Private by James Patterson

Oct. – The Ghost and Mrs. McClure by Alice Kimberly

Nov. – If Fried Chicken Could Fly by Paige Shelton

Dec. – Plum Pudding Murder by Joanne Fluke

2018

Jan. – Tell Me No Lies by Lisa Hall

Feb. – Abducted by T.R. Reagan

Mar. – Trouble in Paradise by Robert Parker

Apr. – Paranoia by Joseph Finer

May – Death Cloud by Andy Lane

The photo is “The Book Club” by Louis du Mont and is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Science Fiction Book Club

Science Fiction Book Club is an online book club on Facebook.

Each month the members vote on which science fiction novel to read and discuss.

A weekly discussion question is posted every Friday.

Members also post about other science fiction novels and science fiction topics.

Group members live all around the world. Here is a Member Map.

The photo is “The Book Club” by Louis du Mont and is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

PA Author Q+A

On Sat. Sept 30 at 1 pm several local authors will speak about a variety of topics.

There will be a question and answer period with each of the authors.

The authors will be selling and signing their books.

The authors are:

Jeffry W. Johnston, author of YA novels “The Truth and “Fragments”

Natalie Damschroder, author of romantic adventures “The Color of Courage,” and “Aftershocks.”

Leta Hawk, author of YA novels “School Spirit” and ‘The Newbie”

Charlie “The Spaniard” Brenneman, author of autobiography “Driven: My Unlikely Journey from Classroom to Cage”

Misty Simon, author of mysteries “Desperately Seeking Salvage” and “Poison Ivy,” and romance “What’s Life Without Sprinkles?”

Jared Neely, author of horror novels “Adeline” and “Roper’s Field”

Trivia Night

Join us the 4th Friday of the month for Trivia Night.

Teams of 3 to 5 people. The winning team will win a prize

Light refreshments will be provided.

Upcoming topics include Music, Disney, and Star Trek.

FamilyYoga

Family Yoga

Tuesdays at Noon. Join us for an interactive fabulous way to get fit for the whole family.

Yoga, stretching, and coordination.

All ages welcome; 30-45 minutes