Quiet Corner Reads
2017 Book & Author: A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline
Tuesday, June 13 at Pomfret School is our Evening with the Author Event. Tickets are $15 and available at the Scotland Public Library and all participating libraries. Visit the QCR website for all the details.
In celebration of the QCR book selection, A Piece of the World, based on the Andrew Wyeth painting, Christina’s World, we are hosting a Painting Party.
Saturday, May 13 from 11 – 1
Join us to create your own masterpiece. Program is open to adults and there is a $10 per person fee for materials. REGISTRATION is required as space is limited.
Saturday, May 6 from 10 -12. All supplies will be provided to make 3 greeting cards. The program is free and open to the public but you must register as space is limited. Call today to reserve your seat.
Stop by the library during the month of May to pickup a blank bookmark and the rules. Submit your original bookmark by Tuesday, May 30. The winning entry will be used as the official 2017 Summer Reading Bookmark for the library.
Knit & Crochet Group
Every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
All skill levels are welcome.
Join us each month for a peer-led Book Discussion.
Below are the titles, dates, times, and locations for our 2017 discussions. Books are available at each library prior to the discussion date. Call or stop by to reserve a copy.
Please note, all book discussions will be held on the third Tuesday of the month (except where noted), alternating between the 2 libraries. Discussions begin at 7:05 p.m.
January 24, 2017 at Scotland Public Library – The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
February 21, 2017 at Canterbury Public Library – Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
March 21, 2017 at Scotland Public Library - A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen
April 18, 2017 at Canterbury Public Library – Louise Penny Month (your choice)
May 16, 2017 at Scotland Public Library – Quiet Corner Reads Book Selection – A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline
*June 13, 2017 at Pomfret School – Quiet Corner Reads Evening with an Author: Christina Baker Kline. Tickets are $15
June 20, 2017 at Canterbury Public Library - The Circus Fire by Stewart O’Nan
July 18, 2017 at Scotland Public Library – Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
August 15, 2017 at Canterbury Public Library – The Outermost House by Henry Beston
September 19, 2017 at Scotland Public Library- I’ll Take You There by Wally Lamb
October 17, 2017 at Canterbury Public Library - Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson
November 21, 2017 at Scotland Public Library - Selected poems of Donald Hall
December 19, 2017 at Canterbury Public Library – Annual Holiday Book Selection Party and discussion of A Child’s Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas
January 16, 2018 at Scotland Public Library – The Glass Universe by Dava Sobel
*These events may be of interest to our Book Club members. Contact the library for more information about Quiet Corner Reads.