Book Event

Thursday, April 28, 2016

May 19th at 12:30 p.m. - Lunch 'N Books: The Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown

Join us on May 19 at 12:30 p.m. as we discuss The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown.  Out of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the desperation of the times--the improbable account of how nine working-class American boys showed the world at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin what true grit really meant.  For more information, please call the Reader Services Department at 516-794-2570 ext. 236.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

April 27th at 7:30 p.m. – Evening Book Discussion: A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner

Join us on April 27 at 7:30 p.m. as we discuss A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner.  Two women living one hundred years apart who experience similar tragic losses of love-Clara's in the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, and Taryn's in the collapse of the Twin Towers-are connected through time by a scarf. For more information, please call the Reader Services Department at 516-794-2570 ext. 236.

Monday, March 28, 2016

March 29th at 7:30 p.m. – Evening Book Discussion: Orhan's Inheritance by Aline Ohanesian

Join us on March 29 at 7:30 p.m. as we discuss Orhan's Inheritance by Aline Ohanesian.  When Orhan’s brilliant and eccentric grandfather, Kemal, who built a dynasty out of making kilim rugs, is found dead in a vat of dye, Orhan inherits the decades old business.  Yet, Kemal has left the family estate to a stranger, an aging woman in Los Angeles.  Her existence and secrecy about her past only deepen the mystery.  For more information, please call the Reader Services Department at 516-794-2570 ext. 236.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

March 24th at 12:30 p.m. - Lunch 'N Books: The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman

Join us on March 24 at 12:30 p.m. as we discuss The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman, the New York Times bestselling author of The Museum of Extraordinary Things.  This spellbinding tale is a forbidden love story set on the tropical island of St. Thomas, centering on the amazing woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro - the Father of Impressionism.  For more information, please call the Reader Services Department at 516-794-2570 ext. 236.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

March 9 at 7:30 p.m. – Evening Book Discussion: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Join us on March 9th at 7:30 p.m. as we discuss A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman.  A feel-good story in the spirit of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and Major Pettigrew's Last Stand, Fredrik Backman's novel about the angry old man next door is a thoughtful exploration of the profound impact one life has on countless others. For more information, please call the Reader Services Department at 516-794-2570 ext. 236.

Monday, January 11, 2016

January 20 at 7:00 p.m. - Evening Book Discussion: The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure - Skype with Author!

Join us on January 20th at 7:00 p.m. as we skype with Charles Belfoure, author of The Paris Architect, his thrilling novel set in Paris during World War II.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

January 11th at 12:30 p.m. - LUNCH 'N BOOKS/AUTHOR EVENT: Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth by Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer. The authors will be present to discuss their work.

Join us on January 11 at 12:30 p.m. as authors Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer discuss Hissing Cousins, their critically acclaimed double biography of first cousins Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth. For more information, please call the Reader Services Department at 516-794-2570 ext. 236.