The week's events
- Sensational & Super Seniors @ your library
Sensational & Super Seniors @ your library
Join us! for our fantastic Mexican Salsa Cooking Class in celebration of Latino Heritage Month. Make 3 different types of salsa with 3 different types of peppers. Learn about Mexico's Independence Day celebrated on Sep. 15th. Music and friendly faces will ensure a fun day at the library.Books 'n' Bites - "The storied life of A.J. Fikry: A Novel"
Books 'n' Bites - "The storied life of A.J. Fikry: A Novel"
A New York Times Bestseller, a #1 Indie Next Pick, and a #1 LibraryReads Selection
“This novel has humor, romance, a touch of suspense, but most of all love--love of books and bookish people and, really, all of humanity in its imperfect glory.” —Eowyn Ivey, author of The Snow Child
A. J. Fikry, the irascible owner of Island Books, has recently endured some tough years: his wife has died, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and his prized possession--a rare edition of Poe poems--has been stolen. Over time, he has given up on people, and even the books in his store, instead of offering solace, are yet another reminder of a world that is changing too rapidly. Until a most unexpected occurrence gives him the chance to make his life over and see things anew.
Gabrielle Zevin’s enchanting novel is a love letter to the world of books--an irresistible affirmation of why we read, and why we love.