News from the Pierson Library

Pierson Library LogoBrava to Toni Hill: Two dozen patrons enjoyed our first – but not last – opera afternoon session at the library. Last week, Toni discussed Puccini’s “Tosca,” putting it in the context of the history of opera in general and giving participants pointers as to what to listen and look for in the upcoming showing of The Met’s Live in HD presentation. Gourmet chocolate truffles were served.

Thursday Movie Afternoon: Today’s movie at 3:15 pm is a much-anticipated prequel, starring a popular pair of monsters who attend college in the hopes of fulfilling their childhood dreams of becoming professional “scarers.” Rated G with a run time of 104 minutes. The movie for Thursday, Nov. 21, at 3:15 pm will be about a crop dusting plane with a fear of heights who lives his dream of competing in a famous around-the-world aerial race. Rated PG with a run time of 91 minutes. Enjoy popcorn and a movie with friends.

Giving Thanks Musical Storytime: Bring your little ones and your singing voices down to the library on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 10:30 am for a special musical storytime. Dawna Hammers, a local music teacher, will celebrate the season of giving with stories and songs. All ages are welcome.

Tuesday Night Book Club: The Tuesday Night Book Club will be meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 6:30 pm to discuss “The Dinner” by Herman Koch. The Book Club will not meet in December but will begin reading “Wolf Hall” by Hilary Mantel for January. If you’d like to read the book and/or join the Book Club, contact Carol at 985-5124.

Wednesday Morning Book Club: The Wednesday Morning Book Club will be meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 10:30 am to discuss “The Devil in the White City” by Erik Larson.  They will also meet on Wednesday, Dec. 18th, to discuss “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho. If you’d like to read the book and/or join the Book Club, contact Carol at 985-5124.

Library Closed for Thanksgiving and Hanukkah: The library will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28, and on Friday, Nov.29, so that the staff may enjoy the holidays. We will be open as usual on Saturday, Nov. 30.

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