Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Central Library Presents – June 2013 Adult and Family Programs

Central Community Library
8601 Mathis Avenue, Manassas, Virginia

Adult Programs

*Mystery Book Club: The Lighthouse by P.D. James

Monday, June 10, 7:00 p.m. No registration required. New members are welcome.

Combe Island off the Cornish coast has a bloodstained history of piracy and cruelty, but now, privately owned, it offers respite to over-stressed men and women in positions of high authority who require privacy and guaranteed security. But the peace of Combe is violated when one of the distinguished visitors is bizarrely murdered. Commander Adam Dalgliesh is called in to solve the mystery quickly and discreetly, but at a difficult time for him and his depleted team. Dalgliesh is uncertain about his future with Emma Lavenham, the woman he loves; Detective Inspector Kate Miskin has her own emotional problems; and the ambitious Sergeant Francis Benton-Smith is worried about working under Kate. Hardly has the team begun to unravel the complicated motives of the suspects than there is a second brutal killing, and the whole investigation is jeopardized when Dalgliesh is faced with a danger more insidious and as potentially fatal as murder.

*Central Reads Book Club: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by
Rachel Joyce

Wednesday, June 19, 1:00 p.m. No registration required.

Harold Fry is convinced that he must deliver a letter to an old love in order to save her, meeting various characters along the way and reminiscing about the events of his past and people he has known, as he tries to find peace and acceptance.

*Science Fiction Book Discussion: Demi-Monde: Winter by Rod Reese

Saturday, June 22, 2:30 p.m. No registration is required.

The Demi-Monde, a computer-simulated military training world, begins bleeding into the real world when the U.S. president's daughter becomes trapped inside and enlists the assistance of a reluctant teenager to escape.

* Funded by the Friends of Bull Run and Central Libraries.

Computer Programs: Computer Connection @ Central

Space is limited and registration is required. A $10.00 deposit is required to reserve a space in class. This deposit will be returned at the end of class, or if the reservation is canceled at least 48 hours prior to class. Register at the library or by calling 703-361-8211.

Microsoft Powerpoint (2 Parts)

Part 1: Wednesday, June 12, 9:00–10:30 a.m.
Part 2: Wednesday, June 19, 9:00–10:30 a.m.

Registration for both parts begins May 29. No online registration.

Create slideshow presentations.

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