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  1. Read Around Central: Moliѐre


    June 25, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    Librarian Sherry Utterback continues her journey around the authors whose names are engraved at Central Library. Her fourth stop is with the playwright Moliѐre. Born Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, Moliѐre (January 15, 1622-…

  2. To Gateway and Beyond


    June 18, 2015 by Reader's Connection

        Those Heechee were such rascals. They haven’t been seen in the universe for–well, they haven’t ever been seen by humans–but thousands of years ago, they implanted a bunch…

  3. Let’s look at pictures of invisible cities.


    June 15, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    Explorer Marco Polo tells Emperor Kublai Khan about the many cities of Khan’s empire. Every city’s name is the name of a woman, though some names (Phyllis, Irene) are more…

  4. How can my wife hate this book so much, when I love it so much? Is our marriage in trouble?


    June 2, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    The discussion of Ann Patchett’s novel Bel Canto has been moved to Tuesday, July 7th at 6:00 p.m. It will still take place in Central Library‘s East Garden. I had read…

  5. An Arctic Thriller


    May 12, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    When I think of Lapland, which is almost never, I think of quaint scarves and rosy-cheeked blondes standing next to reindeer. I’m not at all familiar with Sápmi, which is…