West Caldwell Library Hosts Viewing and Discussion of "No Country for Old Men;" Wednesday, July 15; 5:30pm; 30 Clinton Road, West Caldwell
WEST CALDWELL, NJ - In August, the West Caldwell Public Library will be hosting a book and film discussion centered around Cormac McCarthy’s harrowing novel "No Country for Old Men.” As the library continues its "Heroes and Antiheroes in Literature and Film" summer reading series, readers are invited to read McCarthy's novel (copies are available at the Reference Desk) and are also welcome to come to the library and view the book's Academy award-winning film Best Picture film. Immediately following the movie there will be a lively discussion of the book and film and light refreshments will be served. The free event takes place on Wednesday, July 15, at 5:30pm in the library's Community Room.
In order to prepare for its guests, the library requests that those attending let them know in advance. Those interested should call 973-226-5441 or sign-up online here. The library is located at 30 Clinton Road, West Caldwell.
"No Country for Old Men"
Starring Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones and Josh Brolin, "No Country for Old Men" tells the tale of rural Texas, where welder and hunter Llewelyn Moss discovers the remains of several drug runners who have killed each other in an exchange gone violently wrong. Rather than report the discovery to the police, Moss decides to keep the two million dollars he finds for himself - putting the psychopathic killer, Anton Chigurh, on his trail.
West Caldwell Public Library
Director Samantha McCoy
30 Clinton Road
West Caldwell, NJ U.S. 07006
Fairfield Library Hosting Book Signing for Fairfield Author Patricia Linaris; Saturday, June 13; 1pm to 3pm.; 261 Hollywood Avenue, Fairfield
FAIRFIELD, NJ - This weekend, the Fairfield Public Library will be hosting author Patricia Linaris, of Fairfield, who will be discussing her new book "The Misadventures of Yia Yia and Lucey." All are welcome at the free event which takes place Saturday, June 13, from 1pm to 3pm. Copies of Linaris' book will be available for purchase and the first 15 guests who arrive will get a copy for free. The library is located at 261 Hollywood Avenue, Fairfield.
"The Misadventures of Yia Yia and Lucey"
"Yia Yia is omnipotent as she's able to traipse through life oblivious to the mayhem that she leaves behind. Sharing the adventures is her mocking know it all Cock-a-Poo, Lucey who has her own delusions of grandeur. Together they managed to write their fantasy exploits to Yia's grandkids over the years. Readers will meet the many characters that come to life with the illustrations sprinkled throughout the text. In lieu of chapters, the book is divided into years that the letters were written and sent. Although composed for older kids, the book transcends the generations and reaches out to all ages with good-natured stories of a grandmother's ability to live life to the fullest."
Fairfield Public Library
261 Hollywood Avenue
Fairfield, NJ 07004
Cedar Grove Library Hosts Free "Tea and the Mad Hatter;" Saturday, June 13; 11am; 1 Municipal Plaza, Cedar Grove
CEDAR GROVE, NJ - This weekend, the Cedar Grove Free Public Library is hosting "Tea and the Mad Hatter" where guests will learn about Lewis Carroll and the Victorian Age as they sip some tea. All are welcome at the free event which takes place Saturday, June 13, at 11am at the library located at 1 Municipal Plaza, Cedar Grove.
In order for the library to prepare accordingly, guests should let them know they will be attending by calling 973-239-1447.
Cedar Grove Free Public Library
Library Director Catherine Wolverton
1 Municipal Plaza
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
973-239-1447 ext 11
First Presbyterian Church Presents an Exploration into C.S. Lewis' "Chronicles of Narnia;" Wednesday, June 10; 7pm; 326 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell
CALDWELL, NJ - This week, the First Presbyterian Church at Caldwell will be hosting a presentation by noted C.S.Lewis educator Anne Wilcox who will explore Lewis' Chronicles of Narnia. All are welcome at the free event on Wednesday, June 10 at 7pm. The discussion will take place in Room 120 at the church, at 326 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell. Childcare will be provided upon request.
Wilcox is a Teacher in Residence and Assistant Professor at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington. She has studied C.S. Lewis extensively and has taught a course on "The Literary Genre of the Chronicles of Narnia" at the C.S. Lewis Summer Institute, in Oxford.
Chronicles of Narnia
C.S. Lewis' "Chronicles of Narnia" are epic stories filled with high adventure and deep engagement for readers of every age. Wilcox will discuss connections between the Christ of our world and the Aslan of Narnia. Readers will appreciate the theological issues and moral choices found in the stories. There will be no spoilers; Wilcox will survey the group to see where they are in the Chronicles.
The First Presbyterian Church at Caldwell
Senior Pastor Dr. Rick Sommers
326 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006
973 - 228 - 0310
The First Presbyterian Church at Caldwell is a place where people gather to know, love, and serve Christ in their daily lives. More than 850 members of all ages grow closer to God seven days a week through Bible study, fellowship, and support groups in this historic church.
Roseland Library Book Club to Discuss "Lisette's List" and All are Welcome; Wednesday, June 24, 7:15 pm; 20 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ - The Roseland Library will be discussing the novel "Lisette’s List" at the next meeting of their Book Club. The meeting is open to the public and new members are always welcome.
The gathering will take place on Wednesday, June 24, at 7:15pm at the library located at 20 Roseland Avenue, Roseland.
Written by Susan Vreeland, "Lisette's List" is set in 1937 in a village in Provence, France. The historical fiction novel follows Lisette as she gives up the sophistication of Paris when she moves to Provence with her husband to care for his ailing grandfather. The themes of war, romance, tragedy, and art intertwine to show Lisette the unexpected treasures that await her in this hilltop village.
Roseland Free Public Library
Library Director: Christopher Lee
20 Roseland Avenue
Roseland, NJ 07068