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So, it‚Äôs your turn to host¬†your Book Club?¬† Don‚Äôt be stressed- the Library is here to help!¬† Browse through our Book Club Collection located on the Library‚Äôs second floor.¬† Multiple copies of over Forty different titles along with a book discussion guide are available to borrow.
The Library also hosts various book discussion groups:
An Evening Read ¬†that meets once a month on a Wednesday night (an assigned read with a moderator).
An informal Book Chat that meets once a month on a Wednesday afternoon (everyone reads what they desire on a designated topic).
A Mystery Book Club. These sleuths meet once a month on a Thursday evening (an assigned read with a moderator).
Wednesday, May 4th at 7 pm – Book Discussion: ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE by Anthony Doerr.¬†From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, a stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.¬†¬† Copies are available on the first floor.
Wednesday, May 11 at ¬†7 pm – French Film Festival¬†– Midnight in Paris”A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.
Tuesday, May 17th at 10:30 am – French Film Festival:¬† Chocolat – Hot Chocolate will be served.When a single mother and her young daughter move to rural France and open a chocolate shop – with Sunday hours – across the street from the local church, they are met with some resistance from the rigidly moral community. But as soon as the townspeople discover their delicious products, their attitudes begin to change.
Wednesday, May 18th at 7 pm – Cooking with Chef Paula – Crepes – It‚Äôs¬† French Cooking day with Chef Paula.¬† Learn the art of crepe making – both savory and sweet .¬† Bon Appetite!
Saturday, May 21st at 2 pm – Come to the Cabaret – Ashly Cruz will perform a French/American ¬†Themed Cabaret.¬† Listen to the songs of Edith Piaf, Yves Montand, Patricia Kaas and Charles Aznevour.
Monday May 23rd at 7 pm¬†– ¬†Walking Tour of Marie-Laure’s Paris – Presenter Donna Girot, lived in and explored Paris’ Latin Quarter for 7 years while raising her daughters. Join Donna on an intimate walk through this charming Parisian neighborhood while she gives both a contemporary and a 1940’s perspective that helps us to see what the blind character Marie-Laure could not see in the national bestseller All the Light We Cannot See.
Wednesday, May 25th at 7 pm – The City of Lights – Carole Rothchild of the¬†French A la Carte School will present a program on the history of Paris starting from the foundation of the French Capital in the first centuries, continuing to the French Revolution and culminating with a focus on Paris during World War ll.
All programs are free but registration is recommended with the exception of French Film Festival movies. Call 203-239-5803 or the Event Calendar at northhavenlibrary.net to register¬†North Haven Memorial Library,17 Elm Street¬†North Haven, CT¬†¬† 06473
Thursday, May 12th at 7:00pm
Will Siss, author of Connecticut Beer: A History of Nutmeg State Brewing. who has written about craft beer in Connecticut since 2005 as a columnist for the Waterbury(CT) Republican-American, will share his book, as well as the history of Connecticut brewing, and discuss the current craft beer scene in the state.
Due to the transition by the state to the Deliverit system,¬†We will not be fulfilling holds until further notice.¬† North Haven residents, Please do not place holds, unless the item is available at the North Haven Library.
Your patience and understanding will be greatly appreciated.
Wednesday, May 18 at 1:00-2:00 pm
This month’s theme is French. You may pick a fiction, biography¬†or nonfiction book. We will discuss what we read in an informal environment.
Registration is requested.¬† Click here, stop by the Reference Desk, or call 203-239-5803 to sign up.
Knitting @ Night-Do you knit or crochet? Come join our free, drop-in group. Bring your project and enjoy the company. No registration. This group will meet on the first floor of the library for the first meeting. Knitting @ night will meet on Tuesday¬†evenings from 6:30 p.m.- 8 p.m..March 8, April 12, May 10, June 14.
French – First Monday of each month at 4:00pm
German – First Tuesday of each month at 2:30pm
Italian – Second Monday of each month at 1:00pm
Spanish – Fourth Monday of each month at 4:00pm
To register for any of these groups, click here for the Library’s Event Calendar
May’s title is Lady in the Lake by Raymond Chandler.
Do you enjoy knitting or crocheting? Come join our free, drop-in group.
Bring your project and enjoy the company.
Thanks to the Friends of the North Haven Library, we were able to have local newspapers from the 1970’s to 2011 scanned and put into a searchable database accessible from home or anywhere you have an internet connection. ¬†Stop by the Reference Desk for a one page how-to guide. ¬†Try out the database¬†at NorthHaven.advantage-preservation.com.