NORTHLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY PROGRAMS & EVENTS for January 2016
FOREIGN FILM: (Comedy from Sweden) Wed., Jan. 13 at 1:30 p.m. Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a nursing home. On his 100th birthday, he leaps out a window and begins an unexpected journey.
TRAVEL FILM: Jamaica, Wed., Jan. 20 at 2 p.m.
We’ll visit Blue Mountain, Port Antonio, Ocho Rios, Dunn’s River Falls, Kingston, Negril, and Montego Bay.
TUESDAY NIGHT BOOK GROUP
On Jan. 5 at 7 p.m. we will discuss Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War by Helen Thorpe.
READINGS IN ALTERNATIVE EVERYTHING
Interested in mysteries of the mind, holistic healing, mind/body/spirit connections and other alternative ways of looking at ourselves and our world? Join us on Tue., Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. The book for discussion will be A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose by Eckhart Tolle.
SECOND FRIDAY BOOK GROUP
Our book for discussion on Jan. 8 at 11:30 a.m. will be The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd. Inspired by actual historical figures, it is a story of two women's struggles for freedom.
MYSTERY LOVERS BOOK GROUP
Join us on Thurs., Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. to discuss Vanish, one of the popular Rizzoli and Isles mystery series by Tess Gerritsen.
SERIOUS READERS BOOK GROUP
If you are someone who enjoys reading and discussing books of historical significance that have influenced and shaped the economic, political and cultural development of the United States you should join this discussion group. The meeting will take place on Sat., Jan. 23 at 11 a.m.
StorySwap, an open forum to swap stories, practice the ones you may have or just sit back and listen. This group is intended for older teens and adults and meets on the first Monday of the month, Jan. 4 at 7 p.m. No registration required.
Got a knack for knitting? Come and work on your project, share tips and patterns with knit and crochet enthusiasts of all skill levels. The afternoon circle will meet on Fri., Jan. 15 at 1 p.m. The evening circle will meet on Tues., Jan. 26 at 7 p.m.
NORTH HILLS GENEALOGISTS
This group will meet on Tues., Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. to learn about researching death records to understand the data, as well as how to analyze clues for new discoveries.
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