Friday, August 02, 2013

Potomac Presents--August 2013

POTOMAC PRESENTS
ADULT PROGRAMS
August 2013
2201 Opitz Blvd.
Woodbridge, VA 22191
703-494-8126 (Voice)
703-494-8129 (TTY)
www.pwcgov.org/library
No registration required unless otherwise noted.

 
English Discussion Group
Friday, August 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, 12:30 p.m.
Potomac Community Library has an English Discussion Group which meets in our Community Room. This is not a class but an opportunity to practice English in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.  Join others from all over the world as you sharpen your English skills. Drop-ins welcome; no registration required. 
 
Historical Fiction Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, August 13, 1 p.m.
This month’s selection is “Corelli’s Mandolin” by Louis De Bernieres. Corellis, an Italian army captain, falls in love with Pelegia Iannis on the island of Cephalonia after the Axis Forces occupy the island in World War II. Please join us in our community room to discuss this month’s selection. Bag lunches are welcome. New participants are always welcome.
 
New! Latino Reads
Tuesday, August 20, 7 p.m.
This month’s selection is “Love in the Time of Cholera” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Columbia). Fermina Daza and Florentino Ariza consummate their passion at the beginning of the 20th Century after having waited over 50 years. Please join us in our community room to discuss this month’s selection. New participants are always welcome.
 
Third Thursday Thrillers Book Group
Thursday, August 15, 7 p.m.
Selection Your Own First-in-a-Series
Check with staff for suggestions or choose your own first book in a series to read. Please join us not only to discuss this mystery, but to enjoy tea and cookies. 
Some suggestions for first-in-a-series:
Box, C.J. (Joe Pickett) Open Season
Cabot, Meg (Heather Wells) Size 12 is not Fat
Castillo, Linda (Kate Burkholder) Sworn to Silence
Hamilton, Steve (Alex McKnight) A Cold Day in Paradise
Johnson, Craig (Walt Longmire) The Cold Dish
Karp, Marshall (Lomax & Biggs) Rabbit Factory
Knopf, Chris (Sam Acquillo) The Last Refuge
Kuhns, Eleanor (unnamed: Shakers series set in late eighteenth century) A Simple             Murder
Littlefield, Sophie (Stella Hardesty) A Bad Day for Sorry
Rosenfelt, David (Andy Carpenter) Open and Shut
Stabenow, Dana (Liam Campbell) Fire and Ice
Strohmeyer, Sarah (Bubbles Yablonsky) Bubbles Unbound
 
This month’s book display for adults:
The great outdoors (Books on national parks and adventure)
 
Glass Display Case:
Artwork by Malik
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