The Contemporary Fiction Book Discussion Group meets at 6 p.m., in the DeFrates Reading Room, on the fourth Wednesday of each month. If you would like to reserve a copy of a book [...]
The Contemporary Fiction Book Discussion Group meets at 6 p.m., in the DeFrates Reading Room, on the fourth Wednesday of each month. If you would like to reserve a copy of a book or have any questions, phone Readers’ Services at 753-4900, ext. 206.y that explores the mysterious bonds we share–with the natural world and with one another.
Hailed as “masterly” by The New York Times Book Review, “a brilliantly constructed debut set in the aftermath of catastrophic loss” (2015 Man Booker Prize Judges).
The photo on the card shows a boy who was found murdered, a year ago, on the grounds of a girls’ boarding school in the leafy suburbs of Dublin. The caption says KNOW WHO KILLED HIM.
A spare yet eloquent, bittersweet yet inspiring story of a man and a woman who, in advanced age, come together to wrestle with the events of their lives and their hopes for the imminent future.
“Insightful, richly entertaining . . . Evison writes humanely and with good humor of his characters, who, like the rest of us, muddle through, too often without giving ourselves much of a break. A lovely, forgiving character study that’s a pleasure to read.” – Kirkus Reviews
Marilynne Robinson, one of the greatest novelists of our time, returns to the town of Gilead in an unforgettable story of a girlhood lived on the fringes of society in fear, awe, and wonder.
New York Times bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates returns with an incendiary novel that illuminates the tragic impact of sexual violence, racism, brutality, and power on innocent lives and probes the persistence of stereotypes, the nature of revenge, the complexities of truth, and our insatiable hunger for sensationalism.
For fans of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time comes this landmark novel about autism, memory, and, ultimately, redemption.
(Wednesday) 6:00 pm
326 S. Seventh Street, Springfield IL
Every Wednesday 3PM-6:30PM and every Saturday 8AM-12:30PM, May 13- October 31 No Admisson Fee at Adams Street, between 5th & 2nd Streets 50 [...]
50 vendors provide a variety of produce, cheese, baked goods, meats, plants and specialty items; plus local artisans, entertainment and chef demos. LINK, Debit and Credit Cards also now accepted.
(Wednesday) 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
10:30-11:15 am on Wednesdays Morning story-time is for children aged 2-5 years old. We have fun listening to stories, singing songs, making simple crafts, and sensory play. No registration required. Drop [...]
10:30-11:15 am on Wednesdays
Morning story-time is for children aged 2-5 years old. We have fun listening to stories, singing songs, making simple crafts, and sensory play. No registration required. Drop in on the days you can make it.
There will be no Morning Story-Time on November 23rd.
Rochester Public Library, 1 Community Drive, Rochester
(Wednesday) 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Rochester Public Library
#1 Community Drive, Rochester, IL 62563
Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 9 a.m. to Noon at the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation, 228 W. Miller St., Springfield For boys and girls age [...]
at the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation, 228 W. Miller St., Springfield
For boys and girls age 11 and older
Participants will learn how to care for a baby and what to do in case of fire or other emergency. Representatives from Springfield’s Fire and Police Departments and a registered nurse will speak. Refreshments will be served.
Register online, or call 217-788-3333 to register. memorialmedical.com/community/events/calendar/detail/v/2000/ev/6077
Registration begins 30 days before each session. Space is limited.
24 (Monday) - 28 (Friday)
Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation
228 W. Miller St., Springfield