Book Event

Thursday, May 26, 2016

June 6th at 11:00 a.m. - 8:45 p.m. - Adult Summer Reading Club "Novel Destinations" Kickoff With Featured Author Camille Perri


Join us for the kickoff of our 5th annual Adult Summer Reading Club as we host author Camille Perri's Long Island book launch of her lauded debut novel, The Assistants.  The book talk and signing will start at 7:30 P.M.  Sign up for the club in the lobby.  Can't make it?  Sign up online at http://tinyurl.com/jk698m9 or at the Reference Desk starting June 6th.


Thursday, May 19, 2016

May 25th at 7:30 p.m. – Evening Book Discussion: Orphan #8 by Kim van Alkemade

Join us on May 25 at 7:30 p.m. as we discuss Orphan #8 by Kim van Alkemade.  In this stunning new historical novel inspired by true events, the author tells the fascinating story of a woman who must choose between revenge and mercy when she encounters the doctor who subjected her to dangerous medical experiments in a New York City Jewish orphanage years before.  For more information, please call the Reader Services Department at 516-794-2570 ext. 236.

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.