SUMMER READING IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER
“A Universe of Stories” is the theme of Whipple Free Library’s 2019 Adult Summer Reading Program. Explore the wonders of our universe and celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11”s Historic Moon Landing. Patrons are invited to try something new: learn new facts about space, read a new book, try a new craft, meet new people and much more!
Registration begins on June 17, 2019. Sign up sheet at Adult Events Table in Main Library.
BINGO CHALLENGE card
Universe Pen (for first 50 adults registered)
Summer Adult Events Schedule
and Register for the Art activity, space limited.
Submit BINGO card for the Grand PRIZE to be drawn on August 8, 2019.
Chess for Everyone
Monday, June 3 & 17
2:30 – 4:00 pm
All ages and abilities welcome. Boards are provided.
Monday, June 3, 10, 17 & 24
Mah Jongg for the experienced player
2:00 – 4:00 pm
contact: Kate Fitzpatrick at firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday June 5
10:00 – 11:00am
“Greeks Bearing Gifts” by Phillip Kerr
A vicious murder puts Bernie Gunther on the trail of World War 2 criminals in Greece in this riveting historical thriller in Philip Kerr’s New York Times bestselling series.
An NPR Book of the Year
A Crime Reads Best Crime Book of 2018
Second Friday Foreign Film Series
Friday, June 14
7:00 – 9:00 pm
The Headless Woman (Argentina 2008)
While driving down a deserted road, Veronica hits something with her car as she struggles to answer her cell phone. After admitting to her husband, Marcos that she thinks she may have killed someone, all traces of Veronica’s activities in the previous days begin to disappear. What ensues is a psychological exploration of an unfaithful wife whose unconscious battle with guilt begins to unravel not only her life but also her grip on reality.
Dessert and Book Party
Wednesday, June 19
7:00 – 8:00 pm
“Small Fry” by Lisa Brennan-Jobs
Brennan-Jobs calls her memoir a coming-of-age story, in which she recounts growing up in Silicon Valley during the 1980s while dad Steve Jobs came in and out of her life. Brennan-Jobs artfully reveals her most shameful stories and intimate inner thoughts, without self-hatred or judgment. This engrossing memoir about identity and adolescence is relatable to anyone familiar with complicated family relationships. (NPR review)
Books available at the Circulation desk. All are welcome to come.
Monday, June 24
6:30 – 8:30pm
“Milkstreet: Tuesday Nights” by Christopher Kimball
Do you like to Cook, Bake, and EAT scrumptious delights? If so, join us for a lovely meal prepared by your fellow chefs. Each participant will prepare a recipe exactly as it is prepared in the cookbook. Cookbooks and Sign up for the recipe you wish to prepare will be available at the adult events table or call Rennie at 487-3391.
“Starry, Starry Night”
Wednesday, June 26
6:30 – 8:30pm
Paint your own rendition of Van Gogh’s “Starry, Starry Night” No previous painting experience required, only a desire to have fun and try something new. All materials and supplies will be provided. Class facilitated by Jan Kolesar. $10.00 donation to support further Library programs greatly appreciated. Registration Required, class size limited. Sign up at Adult Events table or call Rennie at 487-3391.