Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club: A Lot Like Christmas

    Love phenomenal fantasy, dystopian futures, and everything in-between? So do we! Join us as we discuss A Lot Like Christmas, by Connie Willis. This new, expanded edition of Miracle and Other Christmas Stories features twelve brilliantly reimagined holiday tales, five of which are collected here for the first time. Christmas comes but once a year, yet the stories in this dazzling collection are fun to read anytime. They put a speculative spin on the holiday, giving fans of acclaimed author Connie Willis a welcome gift and a dozen reasons to be of good cheer. Brimming with Willis’s trademark…

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Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club: A Lot Like Christmas

    Love phenomenal fantasy, dystopian futures, and everything in-between? So do we! Join us as we discuss A Lot Like Christmas, by Connie Willis. This new, expanded edition of Miracle and Other Christmas Stories features twelve brilliantly reimagined holiday tales, five of which are collected here for the first time. Christmas comes but once a year, yet the stories in this dazzling collection are fun to read anytime. They put a speculative spin on the holiday, giving fans of acclaimed author Connie Willis a welcome gift and a dozen reasons to be of good cheer. Brimming with Willis’s trademark…

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Holiday Plants and Their Care

Holiday Plants and their Care with Master Gardener Susan Bonsall This is an online class available from CSU Extension. This class is FREE for the public; registration is required. Register Here

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BuzzWords

Second Tuesday of each month 6:30 – 8:30 pm Quench your thirst for beer and knowledge and join our nonfiction book group at Verboten Brewing. No purchase required, non-alcoholic drinks available. Dec 8  Just kids by Patti Smith Winner of National Book Award It was the summer Coltrane died, the summer of love and riots, and the summer when a chance encounter in Brooklyn led two young people on a path of art, devotion, and initiation. Patti Smith would evolve as a poet and performer, and Robert Mapplethorpe would direct his highly provocative style toward photography. Bound in innocence and enthusiasm, they…

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Murder at the Library Virtual Event-The Devil and the Dark Water with Stuart Turton

  The perfect live virtual event for mystery lovers! Join us for an In Conversation with Stuart Turton, author of The Devil and the Dark Water and The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle.   “Compulsively readable.”–New York Times Book Review The extraordinary new thriller from Stuart Turton, author of the bestselling murder mystery The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, winner of the Costa Best First Novel Award. A murder on the high seas. A remarkable detective duo. A demon who may or may not exist. It’s 1634 and Samuel Pipps, the world’s greatest detective, is being transported to…

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Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club: Fahrenheit 451

  Love phenomenal fantasy, dystopian futures, and everything in-between? So do we! Join us as we discuss Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury. Fahrenheit 451 is the temperature at which book paper burns. A short novel set in the (perhaps near) future when “firemen” burn books forbidden by the totalitarian “brave new world” regime. The hero, according to Mr. Bradbury, is “a book burner who suddenly discovers that books are flesh and blood ideas and cry out silently when put to the torch.” Today, when libraries and schools are still “burning” certain books, Fahrenheit 451 is a work of even greater…

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Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club: Fahrenheit 451

  Love phenomenal fantasy, dystopian futures, and everything in-between? So do we! Join us as we discuss Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury. Fahrenheit 451 is the temperature at which book paper burns. A short novel set in the (perhaps near) future when “firemen” burn books forbidden by the totalitarian “brave new world” regime. The hero, according to Mr. Bradbury, is “a book burner who suddenly discovers that books are flesh and blood ideas and cry out silently when put to the torch.” Today, when libraries and schools are still “burning” certain books, Fahrenheit 451 is a work of even greater…

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Showcasing Plant Select with Amy Lentz

This is an online class available from CSU Extension. These classes are FREE for the public; registration is required. Register Here See also: Holiday Plants and their Care with Master Gardener Susan Bonsall on December 9

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BuzzWords

Second Tuesday of each month 6:30 – 8:30 pm Quench your thirst for beer and knowledge and join our nonfiction book group at Verboten Brewing. No purchase required, non-alcoholic drinks available. Nov 10  The Secret Token by Andrew Lawler In 1587, 115 men, women, and children arrived at Roanoke Island on the coast of North Carolina. Chartered by Queen Elizabeth I, their colony was to establish England’s first foothold in the New World. But when the colony’s leader, John White, returned to Roanoke from a resupply mission, his settlers were nowhere to be found. They left behind only a single clue–a “secret…

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