Sunday, August 04, 2013

Central Library Presents: Adult and Family Programs – August 2013‏

Central Community Library
8601 Mathis Avenue, Manassas, Virginia

Adult Programs
Speaking of Spanish
Drop into Central's Community Room on Thursday afternoons, bring your lunch, and converse with others who are practicing their Spanish conversational skills.
Thursday, August  22, 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.
Thursday,  August 29, 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.
*Mystery Book Club: "The End of the Road" by Sue Henry
Monday, August 12, 7:00 p.m. No registration required.
Drifter John Walker has no friends, but he's so engaging that Maxie invites him over for dinner. The next day he moves on-and is later found dead in his motel room. What looks like a simple suicide quickly grows more complicated when   police discover that Walker was living under an assumed identity. Maxie tries to fathom why he would choose to end his life where the U.S. highway system    ends-and where Maxie just might meet a dead end of her own. 
*Science Fiction Book Discussion: "Mission of Gravity" (in the book "Heavy Planet") by Hal Clement
Saturday, August 17, 2:30 p.m.  No registration is required.
When invaluable research equipment is lost on the planet Mesklin, astronaut Charles Lackland is dispatched to the planet’s surface to retrieve it. He is aided by the creature Barlennan, a native Mesklinite, and the crew of Barlennan's ocean-going vessel. But Lackland and his alien companions face formidable challenges on the planet, most importantly extreme gravitational conditions...
*Central Reads Book Club:  "I Still Dream About You" by Fannie Flagg
Wednesday, August  21,  1:00 p.m.  No registration required.
Birmingham real estate agent and former Miss Alabama Maggie Fortenberry learns valuable lessons about the nature of friendship, the challenges of modern life, and the dangers of impossible dreams as she struggles to keep Red Mountain Realty afloat and bury the heartbreaking secrets of her past.* Funded by the Friends of Bull Run and Central Libraries.

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