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Library Hours

Monday-Tuesday: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Wednesday-Friday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm


Mystery Book Club

This group meets generally meets on the third Tuesday of the month, at 6:30 pm. Informal discussions are led by Ethel Himmel. Anyone who has read the book is welcome to attend.

    2023 Book List

    • 1/27 War Widow, by Tara Moss
    • 2/21 Trunk Music, by Michael Connelly
    • 3/21 Pray for Silence, by Linda Castello
    • 4/18 Thirteen Hours, by Deon Meyer
    • 5/16 All Your Darlings, byDavid Bell
    • 6/20 All Her Little Secrets, by Wanda M. Morris
    • 7/18 Song of the Lion, by Anne Hillerman
    • 8/15 Unraveling Olive, by Liz Nugent
    • 9/19 Along Came A Spider, by James Patterson
    • 10/17 Dead Dead Girls, by Nekesa Afia
    • 11/21 Shadow Ridge, by M.E. Browning

    American Lives Discussion

    This group meets on the Second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm. The American Lives is a non-traditional book group that focuses on the lives of influential Americans. It will focus on the person rather than the book. Choose to read one or more biographies about our subject, each book on the list presents a different view. This will prompt lively discussions facilitated by Bill Wilson. Remote participation available.

      Participants are invited to read additional biographies as well.

      Tuesday, December 13, 2022 – 6:30 PM – American Political Bosses

      • Overview
        • The Shame of the Cities, by Lincoln Steffens
      • Boss Tweed
        • Boss Tweed: The Rise and Fall of the Corrupt Pol Who Conceived the Soul of Modern New York, by Kenneth Ackerman
      • James McManes, Sunny Jim McNichol, & William Scott Vare
        • When Bosses Ruled Philadelphia: The Emergence of the Republican Machine, 1867 – 1933, by Peter McCaffery
      • Jim Farley
        • Mr. Democrat: Jim Farley, The New Deal, and the Making of American Politics, by Daniel Scroop
      • Tom Pendergast
        • Truman and Pendergast, by Robert H. Ferrell
      • James Michael Curley
        • The Rascal King: The Life and Times of James Michael Curley, by Jack Beaty

      Tuesday, January 10, 2023 – 6:30 PM  – No Laughing Matter: American Editorial/Political Cartoonists

      • Thomas Nast
        • Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political Cartoons, by Fiona Deans Halloran
        • The Art and Politics of Thomas Nast, by Morton Keller
      • Bill Mauldin
        • Bill Mauldine: A Life Up Front, by Todd DePastino
        • Up Front, by Bill Mauldine
        • Drawing Fire: The Editorial Cartoons of Bill Mauldin, by Tom Brokaw, G Kurt Piehler, & Cord A. Scott
        • Bill Mauldin’s Army: Bill Mauldin’s Greatest World War II Cartoons, by Bill Mauldin
      • Herb Block (Herblock)
        • Herblock: The Life and Work of the Great Political Cartoonist, by Haynes Johnson and Harry Katz
        • Herblock: A Cartoonist’s Life-Self Portrait and Views of Washington from Rosevelt to Clinton, by Herbert Block
      • Gary Trudeau
        • Flashbacks: Twenty-Five Years of Doonsbury, by Gary Trudeau
        • The Long Road Home, by Gary Trudeau
        • Yuge! 30 Years of Doonsbury on Trump, by Gary Trudeau


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      Library Hours

      Monday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
      Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
      Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
      Thursday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
      Friday : 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
      Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
      Sunday: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.