Job Opening: Technology Aide

The Library is seeking a Technology Aide to work 9 hours per week: 2 evenings 4:30-7:30 (Monday, Tuesday or Thurs) & Sundays (12:30-3:30).

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William Barry Books

Enjoy some of our summer donations from Oswegonian William Barry. He has written two dozen short stories, 20 of which are featured in two published compilation books, titled 'American Stories for the Grandchildren' and 'A Dozen Amiable Anecdotal Apologues, or Whatever - They're just 12 great stories.' He also has published three very powerful novels - 'Boston's Own BIG JOE FLYNN' - 'From Caracas to the Corps' and 'Through the Golden Portal' and is working on 'The Last Fight at Carpenter's Hall.' 'American Stories for the Grandchildren' is with the new books upstairs in the Children's Room. The rest are in the new fiction section of the Main Reading Room.
William Barry presenting his donation to Janet Hutcheson
Receiving From Caracas to the Corps and Boston's Own Big Joe Flynn from Mr. Barry is Janet Hutcheson of Friends of the Library.

No Stress Chess

No Stress Chess product

Learn about a new way to play chess and then try the card driven No Stress Chess.  Cards guide you as they choose what piece you move and also help you learn how to play including basic strategies.

Girl Scout Sarah Westcott will lead this program Friday, August 30 at 3 pm.  There will be a repeat of the program on Tuesday, September 10 from 3:00 - 4:30 pm.

Reading Circle books until November

Discuss new titles or with new people the 4th Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm in the Library Community Room.

August 22, 2019 There There by Tommy Orange

Presented by Dorothy C.

Here's the thing about There There, the debut novel by Native American author Tommy Orange: Even if the rest of its story were just so-so — and it's much more than that — the novel's prologue would make this book worth reading….….There There is pithy and pointed. With a literary authority rare in a debut novel, it places Native American voices front and center before readers' eyes. (From NPR Review by Maureen Corrigan)       

One of the Best Books of the Year: The Washington Post, NPR, Time, O, The Oprah Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, Entertainment Weekly, The Dallas Morning News, Buzzfeed, BookPage, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, The New York Times Book Review, Kirkus Reviews

September 26, 2019 The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict

Click on Reading Circle Books until November to read more.

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