On Wednesday, September 10, at 7:00 p.m., the library will present Marina Dutzmann Kirsch who will discuss her book Flight of Remembrance, a World War II Memoir of Love and Survival. This true story, written by the daughter of the protagonists, provides a window into the experiences of two people on “the other side” of World War II: Rolf, a Latvian aeronautical engineering student forced to repatriate to Nazi Germany before the first Soviet takeover, and Lilo, the young German woman he meets Read more [...]
Mothers and their teen-age daughter(s) will meet on Thursday, September 11, at 6:00 p.m. to discuss Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld.
Dale Osborne will lead the discussion.
As an Amazon reviewer tells us, “In an alternate history, Europe is headed towards a World War. The Germanic Clankers, with their advanced machinery, face off against the British Darwinists, with their crossbred animals. The Darwinists have a new weapon, the Leviathan, a flying whale ship. Deryn Sharp is new to the service Read more [...]
Photographer Heather Bowes will present “Basic Photography, Making the Best Use of Your Camera” on Monday, September 15, at 7:00 p.m. Who should attend? Those who
have a new camera but don’t understand it
don’t know how shutter speed, aperture, ISO all relate to one another
want to take control of their camera
This will be a one-hour class covering the basics of photography where you will learn what makes a great photograph as well as tips and tricks Read more [...]
The Book Club will meet on Wednesday, September 17, at 7:00 p.m. to discuss Ben H. Winters intriguing The Last Policeman. Sci-fi? Murder mystery? According to the Amazon reviews, it depends on to whom you are speaking. All agree, however, this is a bare-bones, can’t-stop-reading adventure (set in Concord, NH) revolving around an impending collision of an asteroid with Earth. What would you do if you believed the world as we know it will end in six months? But. . . there’s more.
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The Friends of the Epsom Library are planning an outing to the Zimmerman House in Manchester, NH, Saturday, October 18, 2014. The house, the interior, all furniture, and the gardens were designed by famous American Architect, Frank Lloyd Wright in 1950. The building was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
The Zimmermans left the property to the Currier Museum in 1988, and in 1990 the house and grounds were opened for public tours. It is the only Wright-designed building Read more [...]