Library Hours: Wednesday 12-8, Thursday & Friday 9-12, & Saturday 9-3 Web Site: fletchermemoriallibrary.org
August 2 FML Book Discussion Group 6:30PM
We will be discussing “The Other Einstein” by Maria Benedict. New members are always welcome!
August 9 The Hampton Hoot 6:30 – 7:45PM
For those who love folk singing and/or playing traditional instruments. RSVP requested, but not required.
Fridays Story Time, Song & Play 10-11AM
An interactive program for children 0-5 and their caregivers.
Wednesdays Knitting Group NOON – 3PM
Drop in for a cup of tea or coffee and conversation. All are welcome!
Materials are provided for this drop-in, stress-reducing activity.
Top Shelf Gallery
Featuring some of Janice Trecker’s most recent paintings this month.
The library is sponsoring a photo contest for the Hampton Fall Festival, with great prizes for the winning entries. All entries to be displayed at the Fall Festival on September 30th. Entry forms are available at the library, Town Clerk’s office, and Town website.
Thrillers and mysteries old and new this month with favorites from Lee Child (Reacher short stories), Sam Eastland, Paula Hawkins and that classic author Daphne Du Maurier. Also an eclectic selection of non-fiction: gardening in Kyoto, understanding Lyme Disease, inter-continental romance– via bicycle no less – and a new life of Richard Nixon. DVDs, too!
Sara Alexander, Under a Sardinian Sky; Fiona Barton, The Child; Lee Child, No Middle Name (Jack Reacher short stories); Clive Cussler, Nighthawk; Daphne Du Maurier, My Cousin Rachel; Sam Eastland, Berlin Red (Inspector Pekkala); Marc Elsberg, Blackout; Janet Evanovich, Dangerous Minds; Richard Paul Evans, The Broken Road; George Galdorisi, Dark Zone; Meg Gardiner, UNSUB; John Grisham, Camino Island; Heather Gudenkauf, Not a Sound; Paula Hawkins, Into the Water; Anne Holt, Odd Numbers;Lisa Jackson, You Will Pay; Joseph Kanon, Defectors; Darinda Lundin A Hiding Place from the Wind; Eric Lustbader Robert Ludlum’s The Borne Initiative; Francien Matthews, Death on Nantucket, James Patterson, Murder Games; Martha Hall Relly, Lilac Girls;; Arundhati Roy, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness; Danielle Steel, Against All Odds; Nancy Thayer, Secrets in Summer; Brad Thor, Use of Force; Stuart Woods, Indecent Exposure.
Per J. Andersson, The Amazing Story of the Man Who Cycled from India to Europe for Love; James Barron, The One-Cent Magenta: Inside the Quest to Own the Most Valuable Stamp in the World; Leslie Buck Cutting Back: My Apprenticeship in the Gardens of Kyoto, John Farrell, Richard Nixon; Gina Bari Kolata Mercies in Disguise: A Story of Hope, Genetic Destiny, and the Science that Rescued Them; Bill Rawls Unlocking Lyme, Myths, Truths and Practical Solutions.
JUVENILE & YOUNG ADULT: Dav Pilkey, Dog Man Unleashed; Rick Riordan, The Dark Prophecy
DVDS: Ecelectic selection for children and adults featuring: Walking with the Enemy, Hacksaw Ridge, The Dressmaker, Lion, Doctor Strange, The Light Between Oceans, Moonlight, Loving, Pete’s Dragon, Trolls, Moana.
Free and Discount Admission Passes
The Fletcher Memorial Library is pleased to offer discounted admission passes, as well as several free passes, to our patrons. Stop by the library to reserve your pass to:
Connecticut Science Center: 20% off general admission
Connecticut State Parks: Free admission
Mystic Aquarium: Save $5 per person for up to four people
The New Britain Museum: Free admission for up to four people
Springfield Museums/Dr. Seuss Museum: Free admission for up to four visitors per day
The Tantaquidgeon Indian Museum: Free admission to the oldest Native American-Run Museum in the U.S.
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art: Free admission for two adults and two children