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June Book Club Selections

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May 272017
 

Mystery Book Group

Saturday, June 3 at 10:30 AM – Dog On It by Spencer Quinn- Library Reading Room

Summary from Goodreads: “Chet, the wise and lovable canine narrator, and Bernie, a down-on-his-luck private investigator, are quick to take a new case involving a frantic mother searching for her teenage daughter. This well-behaved and gifted student may or may not have been kidnapped, but she has definitely gotten mixed up with some very unsavory characters. With Chet’s highly trained nose leading the way, their hunt for clues takes them into the desert to biker bars and other exotic locales—until the bad guys try to turn the tables and the resourceful duo lands in the paws of peril.”

Community Book Group

Monday, June 12 at 11:15 AM – Dinner with Edward: A Story of an Unexpected Friendship by Isabel Vincent – YMCA Community Center

Summary from Goodreads:”When Isabel meets Edward, both are at a crossroads: he wants to follow his late wife to the grave, and she is ready to give up on love. Thinking she is merely helping Edward’s daughter–who lives far away and has asked her to check in on her nonagenarian dad in New York–Isabel has no idea that the man in the kitchen baking the sublime roast chicken and light-as-air apricot soufflé will end up changing her life.

As Edward and Isabel meet weekly for the glorious dinners that Edward prepares, he shares so much more than his recipes for apple galette or the perfect martini, or even his tips for deboning poultry. Edward is teaching Isabel the luxury of slowing down and taking the time to think through everything she does, to deconstruct her own life, cutting it back to the bone and examining the guts, no matter how messy that proves to be.”

Paranormal Book Group

Saturday, June 24 at 10:30 AM –  Locke & Key series by Joe Hill – Library Reading Room

Read as many volumes as you would like!

Summary from Goodreads: “A brutal and tragic event drives the Locke family from their home in California to the relative safety of their ancestral estate in Lovecraft, Massachusetts, an old house with powerful keys and fantastic doors that transform all who dare to walk through them. As siblings Tyler, Kinsey, and Bode Locke discover the secrets of the old house, they also find that it’s home to a hate-filled and relentless creature that will not rest until it forces open the most terrible door of them all…. “

May Movie

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May 202017
 

A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles in the musical romance La La Land.

Friday, May 26 at 1 PM

Saturday, May 27 at 10 AM & 1 PM

Rated PG-13

Conference Room (Downstairs)

May Family Movie

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May 132017
 

A teenager looking to leave his small town builds a truck from scrap, attracting the attention of a subterranean creature in the comedy-adventure Monster Trucks.

Saturday, May 20 at 1 PM

Rated PG

Conference Room (Downstairs)

May Adult Programs

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May 022017
 

Stitch & Chat

Monday, May 1 & May 15 at 10 AM – Reading Room

Bring your latest knitting or crochet project for this casual craft group.

 

Wednesday Walk

Every Wednesday at 10 AM – YMCA Community Center

Join us for a walk to CVS in Bellevue and back.

 

Drawing Club

Every Thursday at 4:30 PM – Conference Room (Downstairs)

Work on a drawing or coloring project in a supportive environment with other enthusiasts.

All skill levels welcome!

 

Writers’ Group

Thursday, May 4 & 18 at 5:30 PM – Conference Room (Downstairs)

Prompts for May 4:

Word Count:        850
Genre:            Seasonal
Character:             A dictator
Material            A rowing boat
Sentence to Use:     “It is required of you”

Word Count:        100
Genre:            Crime
Character:            A hunter
Material:            A table
Sentence to Use:    “Maybe we should just kiss to break the tension”
Bonus:            The story involves a fight.

Prompts generated by:  https://thestoryshack.com/tools/writing-prompt

Prompt for May 18:

Word count: 850

Genre: Mystery

Characters: Sir Edgar Walther Fortunado & a mail carrier

Items: a candlestick & a baseball hat

Sentence to Use: “The pancakes are bananalicious.”

 

Senior Bingo

Thursday, May 11 at 2 PM – Conference Room (Downstairs)

Win some prizes in this FREE bingo game.