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Third Thursday Book Club is reading The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi. Call the library if you would like to reserve a copy. The discussion meeting may take place outside. TBD.
Third Thursday Book Club is reading Washington Black by Esi Edugyan. Please call the Library if you would like to reserve a copy of the book. The discussion meeting may take place outside on the Library property. TBD
Joining PBS Books and libraries around the country, the Third Thursday Book Club has chosen to discusses a work of Ernest Hemingway. TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT is the featured book for our club. Please call the Library if you would like to borrow a copy. The discussion will most likely either be via Zoom or outside the Library (TBD.) Email jarden@HampsteadLibrary.org if you have any questions about the book club.
Third Thursday Book Club is reading ORDINARY GRACE by William Kent Grueger. If you would like to reserve a copy of the book to read, please call the Library (329-6411) and you will be notified when it is ready for Curbside Pickup. All those who check out a book will be notified by email of the Zoom meeting link. If you get a copy of Ordinary Grace from another source but want to partcipate in the meeting, please email Janet, jarden@HampsteadLibrary.org.
In recognition of Black History Month, the Third Thursday Book Club is reading The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. If you would like to reserve a copy of the book to read, please call the Library (329-6411) and you will be notified when it is ready for Curbside Pickup. You will be notified if this will be a Zoom discussion meeting.
Watching the Lights Go Out is an inspiring story about a brave dog who gradually loses her eyesight. The author, Thomas Farmen, tells us about the unexpected diagnosis of terminal blindness for his beloved dog, Bessie, through the two-and-a-half year transition to sightlessness. In the process, Bessie unwittingly becomes an expert mentor and teacher for the high-wire act of growing older with grace and optimism.Come for a discussion and book signing with Thomas Farmen and his charming chocolate Lab, Bessie. This is an indoor event.
The Nonfiction Book Club discusses Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep.
Call the Library to reserve and pickup a copy of the book.
Please register for this event (below) to indicate your intention to participate.
Topic: The Healing Power of Nature
HGC member and Library Trustee, Ronnie Shelley, will discuss how people have long counted on nature and gardens’ ability to comfort and sustain us.
Program is followed by Garden Club business meeting.