Ritter Book ClubsPosted: July 30th, 2015

book clubWe’ve got a book club just for you! If you’re interested in authors like Flannery O’Connor and James Joyce, then try Classics Plus. Shorelines Book Club’s shelf includes modern titles such as “Orphan Train” and “The God of Small Things”. If you like teen titles – think “Hunger Games” and “Fault in Our Stars” –  try the group for Adults Who Read YA.

Classics Plus meets every first Tuesday at 7 p.m. On Tues, Aug. 4, they’re talking about “All the King’s Men” by Robert Penn Warren. Shorelines meets every third Thursday at 1 p.m. and Adults Who Read YA meet every second Monday at 7 p.m. Check the calendar to see what they’re reading next. Copies of each title are available at the customer service desk.

Summer Reading Fun!Posted: July 28th, 2015

Author Talk: Amish TeensPosted: July 24th, 2015

amishAuthor Brenda Nixon will share dramatic stories, experiences and insights about the Amish at a special program Tuesday, July 28 at 6:30 p.m. Nixon befriended and provided shelter for several former Swartzentruber Amish teens when they left their homes and culture. Her book, “Beyond Buggies and Bonnets”, is a compelling account of seven different youths, with details about their fiercely private sect and their struggles to break free.

Wonderful World of Bubbles!Posted: July 21st, 2015

bubbThe Bubble Lady will thrill the whole family with sensational bubble stunts Friday, July 24 at 11 a.m. Free tickets are required; pick yours up in the children’s department today!

We’ll wrap up Summer Reading Clubs right after the show with a super sweet treat and craft project for kids of all ages at about 12 p.m.

Tech TutorPosted: July 18th, 2015

tech tutorGot a question about using your e-reader, iPad or other tablet, or smartphone? Stop by for a free, 10-minute session with our friendly and knowledgeable tech tutor Wednesday, July 22 anytime between 2:30 and 4:30 pm. No registration needed. Need more time? Call 967-3798 to schedule a half-hour, one-on-one appointment.

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