Read & Reflect : "Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea"

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Follows the lives of six North Koreans over fifteen years, a chaotic period that saw the rise to power of Kim Jong Il and the devastation of a famine that killed one-fifth of the population, illustrating what it means to live under the most repressive totalitarian regime today.

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Meeting Room - Dole Branch

Read & Reflect : "The Man Who Invented Christmas"

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

It’s Christmas of 1843 and writer Charles Dickens is deeply in debt and without hope of creating a story to improve his circumstances. Life during this period was full of uncertainty with the arrival of the industrial revolution. Unknowing Dickens wrote a book of hope, spirituality, and charity as a gift to lighten life at its darkest. Books are available at the Dole Branch Library one month before the discussion.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Dole Branch

Brown Bag: "Patience of the Spider"

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Winning fans in Europe and America for their dark sophistication and dry humor, Andrea Camilleri's crime novels are classics of the genre. Set once again in Sicily, The Patience of the Spider pits Inspector Montalbano against his greatest foe yet: the weight of his own years. Still recovering from a gunshot wound, he must overcome self-imposed seclusion and waxing self-doubt to penetrate a web of hatred and secrets in pursuit of the strangest culprit he's ever hunted. A mystery unlike any other, this emotionally taut story brings the Montalbano saga to a captivating crossroads.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Dole Branch

Kids Improv Workshop

Monday, January 19, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Calling kids (1st-4th grade), for improvisational drama games! Never acted before but always wanted to try? Looking for a way to build your sharing and cooperation skills? Join us for fun and games that are sure to test your quick-thinking skills. Remember, in improv, everyone wins! Warning: hilarity will ensue...

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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Kids Improv Workshop

Monday, December 15, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Calling kids (1st-4th grade), for improvisational drama games! Never acted before but always wanted to try? Looking for a way to build your sharing and cooperation skills? Join us for fun and games that are sure to test your quick-thinking skills. Remember, in improv, everyone wins! Warning: hilarity will ensue...

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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Mass & Effort

Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Local artist, Maggie Leininger,will be spinning a giant pile of wool into yarn using both a spinning wheel and an assortment of drop spindles. The project revolves around the literary connection of cloth making in our fairy tales such as Rumpelstiltskin.

Location: 
First Floor - Community Space
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Mass & Effort

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Local artist, Maggie Leininger,will be spinning a giant pile of wool into yarn using both a spinning wheel and an assortment of drop spindles. The project revolves around the literary connection of cloth making in our fairy tales such as Rumpelstiltskin.

Location: 
First Floor - Community Space
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