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Bill Brinton Murray Hill Library will be closed for renovations starting Monday, Nov. 27. through Monday, Dec. 11.
Children’s author Chris Barton joins us for two events in November and December! Kids are invited to a Junior Lit Chat to meet Chris and learn about his books. For adults, Chris teams up with Alton Yates, the subject of his book Moving Forward, to talk about how he came to write about our hometown hero – in the space where he did his research!
This December we’re celebrating great books and readers! Close out the year with a comforting read or a challenging one, and come talk about it with other book lovers! Check out our newest book club, Top Shelf, at the South Mandarin Library, and make sure to keep an eye on the meeting dates this month as some have changed due to holiday closures.
Medical science fiction, those books dealing with fictional practitioners of medicine or aspects of human physiology, are among the most compelling titles in the science fiction genre. From the reanimating of dead matter by Dr. Victor Frankenstein in Mary Shelley's 1818 groundbreaking novel Frankenstein to the unethical harvesting of patient organs in Robin Cook's novel Coma, the power a doctor has to heal or harm will always make them fascinating characters.
For many, Thanksgiving is a time of cherished traditions. Across the nation, we gather, give thanks, and share what we’re most grateful for. Menus will vary from table to table – as will the faces around them. But for those who celebrate, Thanksgiving is a day to spend time with the ones you love, tell stories and make new memories.
This weekend, the 2022 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Qatar. This international men’s association football championship features the best soccer players in the world (32 teams) going head-to-head. It’s the most widely viewed and followed single sporting event in the world! Whether you just getting into the game or you're a long-time fan, you can find some great books about the best soccer players and coaches that the world has to offer - right here at the Library!
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is more than just a comic book movie or the thirtieth film set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe; it is a cultural phenomenon. In the much-anticipated sequel to the 2018 global blockbuster, the people of Wakanda must fight to protect their home as they mourn the loss of their beloved King T’Challa (aka the Black Panther). If you're a new and existing fan of the franchise and you're looking for more Black Panther content, the Library has some recommendations you just might love!