Sunday Author Talks 2014-15
The Paul Pratt Memorial Library is proud to present the 2014-15 season of our popular Sunday Author Talks series beginning October 5, 2014 at 4:00 pm. All talks are followed by a wine & cheese reception and book signing. Admission is free. Seating is limited. Sunday Author Talks is generously sponsored by Dean & Hamilton Realtors and The Cook Estate. In kind sponsorship is provided by A Taste For Wine & Spirits.
Sunday, November 2, 2014
Hiawatha Bray You Are Here
Mr. Bray's book is a history of navigational innovations that provide benefits and conveniences, while they threaten individual privacy and independence.
Boston Globe's James Sullivan reviews "You Are Here" by Hiawatha Bray", May 13, 2014.
Washington Post's Chip Brown review: "You Are Here: From the Compass to GPS, the History and Future of How We Find Ourselves" by Hiawatha Bray, April 11, 2014.
Library Book Group
Join us for coffee and discussion on the last Wednesday of every month at 10:00 am. All are welcome. Call the reference librarian for more information about this month's selection.
Ready Reads for Book Groups
Finding enough books for your book group has just become easier!
Now, local book group leaders may browse titles, select, and reserve a set of 10 books by using KitKeeper. Click here to begin . "Ready Reads” are sets of 10 paperback copies of popular books accompanied by reading discussion guides. Kits circulate for 4 weeks. Call the Reference Librarian for more information.
WEB SITES FOR BOOK LOVERS
www.overbooked.org - “A website for ravenous readers.”
www.bookspot.com - Features quick links to the best book-related sites. Includes book reviews in national newspapers and periodicals, first chapters, author and publisher information and more.
Reader's Advice - www.readersadvice.com - Search by author, series, or genre for read-a-likes and series lists.
WEB SITE FOR BOOK CLUBS
www.readinggroupguides.com - “The online community for reading groups.”