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Adult Book Club – June 2017

This month the Adult Book Club is reading… The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure.

A Parisian architect is paid handsomely to devise secret hiding spaces for Jews in his Nazi-occupied country but struggles with risking his life for a cause he is ambivalent towards, until a personal failure brings home their suffering.

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting. Continue reading “Adult Book Club – June 2017” »

Job Opening: Library Page

We are hiring a new Library Page to work Mondays 5-8pm and Fridays 3-5pm. The job description and application are linked below. If you are interested, please submit a cover letter and completed application to Christine Amatrudo, the Young Adult Librarian, by Tuesday, May 30th.  Application materials can be emailed to CAmatrudo@cwmars.org or dropped off at the circulation desk.

Page Job Description

Page Application

Adult Book Club – May 2017

This month the Adult Book Club is reading… Dead Wake by Erik Larson.

A chronicle of the sinking of the Lusitania discusses the factors that led to the tragedy and the contributions of such figures as Woodrow Wilson, bookseller Charles Lauriat, and architect Theodate Pope Riddle.

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting. Continue reading “Adult Book Club – May 2017” »

Adult Book Club – April 2017

This month the Adult Book Club is reading… Family Tree by Susan Wiggs.

After a devastating accident and a year in a coma, Annie retreats to her childhood home in Vermont, where she reconnects with loved ones and uncovers a family mystery.

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting. Continue reading “Adult Book Club – April 2017” »

Adult Book Club – March 2017

This month the Adult Book Club is reading… Maggie Smith by Michael Coveney

“An intimate portrait of a truly remarkable performer known most recently for her star turn in Downton Abbey whose stage and screen career spans 60 years is written with her blessing and drawn from her personal archives as well as interviews with immediate family and close friends.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting. Continue reading “Adult Book Club – March 2017” »

Adult Book Club – December 2016

social hourThis month we are not reading a book but will instead have a social hour to debut the 2017 book list! Come meet and mingle with other members to share and receive recommendations for other good books, including those that did not make it onto the list!

The Book Club will meet Monday, December 12th at 6:30-7:30 p.m. OR Thursday, December 15th at 10:30 -11:30 a.m. in the Bigelow Auditorium. Feel free to join either session.

Please contact Karen Mattes at (508) 624-6992 or kmattes@cwmars.org with any questions about the Adult Book Club that you might have.

Healthy Holiday Cooking Workshop!

On Tuesday, November 29th, from 6-8 p.m. join cooking instructor Liz Barbour and learn how to plan a healthy menu that can include recipes that are prepared ahead and recipes that can be put together last minute with very little fuss. Enjoy a cooking demonstration of two delicious recipes, samples, and more!  This event is FREE and open to the public.  Register here: http://bit.ly/NovCooking

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Adult Book Club – September 2016

This month the Adult Book Club is reading… The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw

“Presents personal narratives from the generation of Americans who were born in the 1920s, came of age during the Depression, fought in World War II, and came home to build a new America during the postwar era.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting. Continue reading “Adult Book Club – September 2016” »

Adult Book Club – August 2016

This month the Adult Book Club is reading… The Heist by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg

“Just when it seems that international crook Nicolas Fox has been captured for good, he pulls off his greatest con of all: he convinces the FBI to offer him a job, working side by side with Special Agent Kate O’Hare. Problem is, teaming up to stop a corrupt investment banker who’s hiding on a private island in Indonesia is going to test O’Hare’s patience and Fox’s skill — if the two don’t kill each other first.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting. Continue reading “Adult Book Club – August 2016” »