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LIBRARY NEWS for the TIMES OF SHREWSBURY, MAY 2018
WELCOME BACK, DONNA and DICK SWARTZ! We were hoping they would bring warm weather from Arizona, but no luck! April could be called “Re-scheduling for Weather.” “Tree Stories” with Gary Salmon moved from April 6th to April 20th; and the Famous Books Book Club (discussing Under the Wide and Starry Sky) moved from Sunday, April 15th to the 29th at 4 p.m. Let’s hope for better days in May!
Friday, May 11th @ 7:30 p.m.: A screening of “13th,” the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning documentary about the Thirteenth Amendment and the criminal justice system, directed by Ava DuVernay, director of the Academy Award-nominated feature, “Selma.” Be sure to come early to be sure of a seat!
Friday, May 25th @ 7:30 p.m.: ELSA TIROU, Rotary Exchange Student at Mill River, will talk about her native Belgium and her experiences in Vermont.
Save these dates:
Saturday, June 16th @ 7:30 p.m.: Help celebrate the publication of Yvonne Daley’s new memoir, Going Up the Country: When the Hippies, Freaks and Radicals Moved to Vermont. Yvonne will read from the book and talk about her writing process.
Saturday, July 14th 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: CHARLIE PAQUIN shares his adventurous
archaeological knowledge. Atlatl-throwing will be included!
Sunday, April 29th @ 4 p.m.: FAMOUS BOOKS BOOK CLUB: Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan (discussion postponed from April 15th).
Sunday, May 20th @ 4p.m.: FAMOUS BOOKS BOOK CLUB: Bread and Roses, Too by Katherine Paterson, the VT Reads selection for 2018. Thanks to Chryl Martin for writing the Vermont Humanities Council grant that supplies our copies of this affecting book about child labor in the textile mills of Western Massachusetts.
Sunday, May 27th @ 4 p.m.: What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe. Copies are available at the Library.
Wednesday, May 23rd @ 6:30 p.m.: QUILTERS’ GROUP: All welcome! Please call Donna Swartz for more information: 775-7403.
New Books include:
The “Red Sparrow” trilogy by Jason Matthews: Red Sparrow, Palace of Treason, and The Kremlin’s Candidate (2018): The engrossing spy thrillers set in Russia;
Agatha Christie: A Life by Laura Thompson, a biography about the mystery-filled life of a favorite mystery writer;
Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin’s War on America and the Election of Donald Trump by veteran journalist Michael Isikoff;
The Flight Attendant by Chris Bohjalian, the new novel by the Vermont writer;
The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea: A moving, harrowing novel about a Mexican-American family in the American Southwest.
New DVDs include:
Darkest Hour, starring Gary Oldman: The bio-pic about Churchill during WWII; Oldman won an Oscar for best actor.
Call Me By Your Name, the Academy Award-winning Best Picture, starring Armie Hammer and Timothee Chalamet.
Lady Bird, directed by Greta Gerwig and starring Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf: A funny, moving coming-of-age story;
The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 1, starring Elizabeth Moss, based on the novel by Margaret Atwood;
The Florida Project, starring Willem Dafoe: an affecting slice-of-life drama;
I,Tonya, starring Margot Robbie and Alison Janney: The bio-pic about the Olympic skater’s rise and fall;
The Deuce: Season 1: The new series directed by David Simon, creator of “The Wire” and “Treme,” starring Maggie Gyllenhaal.
— submitted by Joan Aleshire
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