Marlborough Public Library Blog

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 – February 2017

This month the Adult Book Club is reading… LaRose by Louise Erdrich

“Horrified when he accidentally kills his best friend’s 5-year-old son while hunting, Landreaux Iron gives away his own young son to his friend’s family according to ancient tradition, a decision that helps both families reach a tenuous peace that is threatened by a vengeful adversary.” – 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 – February 2017” »

Adult Book Club – January 2017

This month the Adult Book Club is reading… Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes

“The creator of “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal” details the one-year experiment with saying “yes” that transformed her life, revealing how accepting unexpected invitations she would have otherwise declined enabled powerful benefits.” – 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 – January 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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