Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- Evening Book Club

The Moviegoer by Walker PercyTitle to be discussed:  The Moviegoer by Walker Percy.  Time of meeting:  Monday, August 8, 2011, at 6:30 PM.  Summary:  The Moviegoer is Binx Bolling, a young New Orleans stockbroker who surveys the world with the detached gaze of a Bourbon Street dandy even as he yearns for a spiritual redemption he cannot bring himself to believe in.

Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- Evening Book Club

The Thin Man by Dashiell HammettTitle to be discussed: The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett. Date of Meeting: Monday, July 11, 2011, at 6:30 PM. Summary: Nick and Nora Charles are Hammett's most enchanting creations, a rich, glamorous couple who solve homicides in between wisecracks and martinis. At once knowing and unabashedly romantic, The Thin Man is a murder mystery that doubles as a sophisticated comedy of manners. --summary from library catalog

Summer Reading Just Around the Corner

Summer Reading is just around the corner.  Summer Reading flyers are not available yet due to a mishap at the printers.  However, the staff at Baldwin Boettcher invites you to visit our website and view our events page.  Programming for children starts June 6th.  Ticketing is still required for our children's programming.  Tickets are free.  Please arrive one-half hour early to ask for your ticket.  Remember the fire marshall has limited our seating capacity to 60 people.  This means that children attending the program should be able to sit by themselves to pariticpate in the program.  Some of our programs have seating limited even lower than 60 so please make sure that you find out how to sign up for these. 

Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- Evening Book Club

Mildred PierceTitle to be discussed: Mildred Pierce by James M. Cain. Time of meeting: Monday, June 13, 2011, at 6:30 PM. Summary: "Mildred Pierce had gorgeous legs, a way with a skillet, and a bone-deep core of toughness. She used those attributes to survive a divorce and poverty and to claw her way out of the lower middle class. But Mildred also had two weaknesses: a yen for shiftless men, and an unreasoning devotion to a monstrous daughter." Out of these elements, James M.

Polynesian Flavor

                                           Join us  at the Baldwin Boettcher Library for  a sampling of some delicious Polynesian dishes in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
When      Monday May 23, 2011
Time        6 PM
Where     Library Meeting Room

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