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August News

Thank you for a great Summer Reading Program!

Meet the Author of Ghosts on Groton Bank!

The Bill Memorial Library will host local author Hali Keeler as she launches her latest book Ghosts of Groton Bank on Monday, August 29th at 7 pm. Join Hali and her team, including Leslie Evans and David Rose, as they navigate Groton Bank’s paranormal history. Ghostly subjects include the Mother Bailey House, Avery-Copp House, Ebenezer Avery House, and Fort Griswold, the sight of a grisly 1781 Revolutionary War battle. Copies of Ghosts of Groton Bank will be available for purchase. Registration is appreciated; call the library at 860-445-0392 for more information or check out our flyer here.

Pokemon Go at the Bill!

The Bill is a Pokestop - and so much more! Swing by and complete our Pokemon Scavenger Hunt, read up on Tips for Safe Pokemon Hunting, and register your captures on the library grounds on our Team Scoreboard - the team with the most catches will wave their flag proudly in the library. Come Catch 'Em All!

Cookbook Book Club Kickoff

Do you love to cook? Do you love to eat what you cook? Then the Friends of the Bill Memorial Library are kicking off a brand new book group for you! The Cook Book Book Club will kick off on Thursday September 8th. Drop in anytime between 5:30pm and 6:30pm to pick up a literary-themed recipe. Prepare your dish and bring it to share on Thursday, October 20th at 6:00pm. For more information, check out our flyer here.

The Friends of the Bill Memorial Library are dedicated volunteers who strive to make the Bill Memorial Library the best it can be. If you are interested in becoming more involved with the Friends, stay after the kickoff and attend the Quarterly Meeting of the Friends at 6:30pm on Thursday, September 8th.

Bill Memorial Library's New Fiction - August

Crowned and Dangerous
Murder on Brittany Shores
The Jealous Kind
Results May Vary
Time Siege
The Dollhouse
Curious Minds
Killfile: A Novel
Guilty Minds
A Hero of France
First Comes Love
Three Sisters, Three Queens
The Woman in Blue
Monterey Bay
The Nix
The Widower's Wife
Pod vs. Pod

Bill Memorial Library's favorite books »

Bill Memorial Library's aug-2016-nonfic book montage

Idiot Brain: What Your Head Is Really Up To
Grit: Passion, Perseverance, and the Science of Success
The Gardener and the Carpenter: What the New Science of Child Development Tells Us About the Relationship Between Parents and Children
Paths to Happiness: 50 Ways to Add Joy to Your Life Every Day
The Book: A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time
You'll Grow Out of It
Trying to Float: Coming of Age in the Chelsea Hotel
The Kingdom of Speech

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