Upcoming Adult Events

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 6:30pm

Join former Duke French professor, Martha van der Drift, for our monthly French Film Series on the first Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Kilton Library. Films in French with English subtitles. All evenings will begin with brief introduction are followed by a discussion.

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 12:00pm

Siblings: in novels and nonfiction

"Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet."-- Vietnamese proverb 

Love 'em or hate 'em-- and usually it's love 'em AND hate 'em--our brothers and sisters provoke intense feelings.

How do these authors capture the relationship? Did the fictional hero -- or psychologist-- shed new light on this tangled relationship?  What did you discover by reading that perhaps a lifetime has not revealed?

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 7:00pm

Join Lebanon resident, Art Pease as he takes us on an armchair tour of Colburn Park, featuring maps, aerial views and many photos of the  buildings which give Lebanon its distinctive small-town New England look and feel. This two-part presentation will be given on separate evenings and will encourage audience participation.

Part one: Kilton Library Community Room on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 7 p.m.

Part two: Lebanon Library, All Purpose Room on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 7 p.m.

 

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 7:00pm

Well-known Heroes, Unknown Heroines

 Hero of the Empire by Candice Millard  

How Winston Churchill’s actions in the Boer War transformed him from a disappointment to a national figure.

Copies are available at the Reference Desk to check out.

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 5:30pm

Lebanon Library French Conversation Hour. Thursdays from 5:30-6:30. Former Duke French professor, Martha van der Drift, hosts a free, monthly French conversation hour. All levels are welcome to participate in an hour of relaxed conversation to practice French and meet other Francophiles. Topics and activities will evolve with interest. 

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 7:00pm

Join Lebanon resident, Art Pease as he takes us on an armchair tour of Colburn Park, featuring maps, aerial views and many photos of the  buildings which give Lebanon its distinctive small-town New England look and feel. This two-part presentation will be given on separate evenings and will encourage audience participation.

Part one: Kilton Library Community Room on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 7 p.m.

Part two: Lebanon Library, All Purpose Room on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 7 p.m.

 

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 6:30pm

Join former Duke French professor, Martha van der Drift, for our monthly French Film Series on the first Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Kilton Library. Films in French with English subtitles. All evenings will begin with brief introduction are followed by a discussion.

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 12:00pm

Summer Reading Recommendations

 

Bring your favorite, or most anticipated summer reads to recommend, and leave with a list of recommendations!

We'll also determine the topics for next year's Book Buffet discussions.

Bring a brownbag lunch and a book or  list of books to share for a banquet of books and opinions.

 

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 7:00pm

Well-known Heroes, Unknown Heroines 

June 14  Daughters of the Samurai  by Janice P. Nimura   

Three preteen girls leave Japan for the US in 1871 tasked with learning how to establish women’s education in their homeland.

 

Copies to check out are available at the Reference Desk.

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 5:30pm

Lebanon Library French Conversation Hour. Thursdays from 5:30-6:30. Former Duke French professor, Martha van der Drift, hosts a free, monthly French conversation hour. All levels are welcome to participate in an hour of relaxed conversation to practice French and meet other Francophiles. Topics and activities will evolve with interest.