Gerry Boyle Author Talk
Join us on December 15th at 7 pm for and evening with crime novelist Gerry Boyle, author of the popular Jack McMorrow mystery series. He will talk about his latest McMorrow novel, ROBBED BLIND, and what drives him to write about crime in a Maine of his own invention. ROBBED BLIND, the 13th McMorrow novel, centers on the nighttime characters in a gritty Maine mill city beset by a serial armed robber. McMorrow becomes a creature of the night himself, risking his life to find a cruel and calculating killer.
Friday, Nov. 18, at 7 pm. Come solo or grab a team and enter trivia night at the library. Sign up and show others what you’ve got.
Saturday, December 10th, 2022 at 9 AM will be the last meeting of the Nature Journal Club.
Join us for a informational discussion of Nature Journaling, its benefits, what supplies are needed to get started, as well as a discussion among like minded individuals for inspiration and encouragement. We will provide handouts of related books, online links, and other information during the discussion.
Registration is required. Online registration is encouraged. For interested teens and adults.
The program will take a break after this meeting and new sessions will be considered starting in February 2023. There are opportunities for additional journaling sessions “in the wild” outside of the scheduled meetings.
Any questions, please contact Andi Jackson-Darling @ 846-4763 or email@example.com.
Can We Stop Climate Change?Mondays starting on November 14th from 7-8:30pm, we will be hosting a series titled “Can We Stop Climate Change?” with Ted Hall. These do require registration, but one registration gets you into all 4 workshops. For more information visit https://canwestopcc.org/The sessions are interactive and provide participants with the opportunity to meet and discuss in small groups and with the whole group as well. Topics covered:
Email ERowe@yarmouthlibrary.org for more information or to register.
- Session 1: Science & Problems
- Session 2: Renewables
- Session 3: Climate Models
- Session 4: Getting Active
Merrill Film Society
We will be at the History Center on Nov. 9 at 7 pm. Join us for a screening of a masterpiece by Billy Wilder. Visit the History Center’s website for details about this month’s title. Thanks to the good people at Kinonik, we will be watching a 16mm print of the film. Arrive early to guarantee the best seats!
The Merrill Film Society will meet at the library on Nov. 23 at 7 pm. To compliment the Nov. 9 screening, we will be watching Billy Wilder’s The Apartment. This romantic comedy best exemplifies the style and sense of humor the director was known for and earned Wilder a Best Director Oscar. Discussion to follow the film.
There will be a Monday Matinee at 11 am on Nov. 28 featuring The Princess Bride. Adventure! Comedy! Romance! Rodents Of Unusual Sizes! This movie has it all! Join us for an end-of-November, bring-on-the-cold, feel-good screening of the best fairy tale ever committed to film.
Need help with a technology issues? Mike & Elsa are here to save the day!
Schedule a 15 minute appointment between 2 and 3:30 PM to learn how to live with all this ever changing technology just a little bit better.
Join the Readers’ Circle for this month’s book club selection:
Next Meeting is on November 17th @ 7 PM. For those unable to attend Thursday nights, or those still boiling over from Thursday with things still left to talk about, a second helping of the discussion will be held on November 30th (Wednesday) at 1:30 pm.
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- Non-fiction (including special sections on Gardening, Interior Design, Home, Cooking, Travel, and recently purchased titles)
- Fiction (including new best-sellers)
- Audio Books on CD (fiction and non-fiction)
- Movies and Television on DVD
- Large-Print Books
- Periodicals (over 70 titles ranging from news commentary to popular interest)
- Newspapers (Portland Press Herald, Boston Globe, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post)
What will you read next?
If you’ve discovered a book that you like and are looking for something similar, try the following web sites for ideas:
- whatshouldireadnext.com This site lists other titles by the same author as well as books that you may like within the same genre.
- gnooks.com This site offers an interesting “Map of Literature” as well as suggestions of similar authors.
- GoodReads This site offers users a bookshelf to organize books they are currently reading as well as books to be read.
- NextReads This site offers users the chance to sign up for a weekly newsletter of reading suggestions.