Lunch and a Book meets the second Thursday of the month from 12:00-1:00PM. No registration required, participation encouraged.
Quiet: the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking by Susan Cain — January 9th
Defending Jacob: a novel by William Landay — February 13th
Before you know kindness: a novel by Chris Bohjalian — March 13th
The dog stars by Peter Heller — April 10th
The round house by Louise Erdrich — May 8th
The latest version of OverDrive Media Console for Windows computers gives you the option to early-return MP3 audiobooks. The updated desktop application OMC v3.2.2 can be installed on computers running Windows XP (or newer). Don’t forget you can early-return eBooks from Adobe Digital Edition as well.
Before Motown: a history of jazz in Detroit, 1920-60 by Lars Bjorn with Jim Gallert
The husband's secret by Liane Moriarty. Cecilia Fitzpatrick lives to be perfect: a perfect marriage, three perfect daughters, and a perfectly organized life. Then she finds a letter from her husband, John-Paul, to be opened only in the event of his death. She opens it anyway, and everything she believed is thrown into doubt.
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- Gently used bath towels, small blankets, and small pet beds that can be washed.
- Dog and cat food in the original unopened bag within 3 months after the expiration date.
- Dog and cat food in the original opened bag within 3 months after the expiration date, providing it is free of bugs or rodent waste.
But that is only the tip of the iceberg of the many items that help HVHS care for their residents. For more donation ideas, please visit their website for a complete wish list of items.
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Bringing down Gaddafi: on the ground with the Libyan rebels by Andrei Netto ; translated by Michael Marsden
The month that changed the world: July 1914 by Gordon Martel
The Zhivago affair: the Kremlin, the CIA, and the battle over a forbidden book by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée
Independence: the tangled roots of the American Revolution by Thomas P. Slaughter
The mysterious affair at Styles [large print]: Poirot's first case by Agatha Christie
No man's nightingale [large print] by Ruth Rendell
Pursuit [large print] by Gene Hackman
The pawnbroker [large print] by David and Aimee Thurlo
That old black magic [large print] by Mary Jane Clark
""We hold these truths to be self-evident.." The United States as seen through the eyes of six different authors.
American fun: four centuries of joyous revolt by John Beckman
The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 objects by Richard Kurin
Supreme City: how Jazz Age Manhattan gave birth to modern America by Donald L. Miller
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