Take a look at some of these reading lists complied by the librarians at the Lindenhurst Memorial Library! Click the link to get the entire list.
- Biography and Memoir
- Books Becoming Movies in 2020
- Environmental fiction
- Get into Graphic Novels
- Historical Fiction
- Mystery & Thrillers
- Pop Culture
- Short Stories
- True Crime
Thursday, March 5, 7:00 pm
Dead Wake, written by Erik Larson.
The Lusitania was one of the era’s great transatlantic ‘Greyhounds’, and her captain placed tremendous faith in the gentlemanly strictures of warfare that for a century had kept civilian ships safe from attack. Germany, however, was determined to change the rules of the game.
Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020 1:00pm-2:00pm
& Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 7:00pm-8:00pm
Case histories by Kate Atkinson
Private detective Jackson Brodie finds his own need for resolution sparked by three investigations including those of two sisters who discover a shocking clue to the disappearance of their third sister thirty years earlier, a lawyer whose life is turned upside-down when his daughter joins the firm, and a woman whose past mistakes and demanding family life culminate in a violent escape. Afternoon registration. Evening registration
Wednesday, April 15, 1:00 pm
& Thursday, April 16, 7:00 pm
The Revenant, written by Michael Punke.
Fur trapper Hugh Glass, is attacked by a grizzly bear and left for dead by his fellow trappers. He survives and seeks justice.
Afternoon registration. Evening registration
Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:00 to 2:00 pm
Light from Other Stars, written by, Erika Swyler
Decades after her grieving father, a laid-off NASA scientist, triggers chaotic changes in his pursuit of life-extending technology, an astronaut confronts dangerous family secrets to stop a world-threatening crisis.
Registration begins March 27.
MEET THE AUTHOR EVENT: HAUNTED HOUSE…HAUNTED LIFE
Wednesday, May 6, 7:30–8:30 pm
What happens after we die? Local author CF Winn has given the spirits a voice to reveal their secrets in her new book, HAUNTED HOUSE… HAUNTED LIFE Warm your hands around a cup of hot cocoa when we dim the lights and CF Winn talks about the true paranormal events that inspired the story! This event will be broadcast on Facebook Live’s newest webcast sensation, BRACE YOURSELF! with host, Rosanne Sorrentino. Books can be pre-ordered for $8, with a free swag bag through the author’s site: http://bit.ly/cf_winn. Books sold by the author at the event will be $10, cash purchase only. Registration begins April 1. LNA513
Thursday, May 7, 2020 7:00 pm.
Wright Brothers, written by David McCullough.
On a winter day in 1903, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, two brothers – bicycle mechanics from Dayton, Ohio, – changed history. It would take the world some time to believe that the age of flight had begun, with the first powered machine carrying a pilot. Registration begins April 9. LNA509
Wednesday, May 13,2020 1:00 pm
& Thursday, May 14, 2020 7:00 pm.
Go Set a Watchman, written by Harper Lee.
Scout returns home to visit her father and struggles with her personal and political issues as turbulent events bring about a transformation to the U.S.in the mid1950s. Registration begins April 15. Afternoon registration. Evening registration
All are welcome !
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