Adult

Non-Fiction Book Club discusses "The Liberator" by Alex Kershaw

Date: 
Tue, 02/02/2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Contact: 
Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3.
Age Group: 
Adult

Written with Alex Kershaw's trademark narrative drive and vivid immediacy, The Liberator traces theremarkable battlefield journey of maverick U.S. Army officer Felix Sparks through the Allied liberation of Europe"from the first landing in Italy to the final death throes of the Third Reich.Over five hundred bloody days, Sparks and his infantry unit battled from the beaches of Sicily through the mountains of Italy andFrance, ultimately enduring bitter and desperate winter combat against the die-hard S.S. on the Fatherland's borders.

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The Heroic Age of Diving: Author Talk

Date: 
Sun, 04/10/2016 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Contact: 
Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org
Age Group: 
Adult
Teen

Local author Jerry Kuntz will discuss the development of deepwater diving and salvage diving before the Civil War - focusing primarily on activity in the Hudson River and the Great Lakes - which is the subject of his new book, "The Heroic Age of Diving." Central to this topic is the legendary story of diver John B. Green and his efforts from 1852-1856 to recover an American Express Company safe full of gold from a shipwrecked steamer in the deepest part of Lake Erie.

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Pie Workshop with Noble Pies - Something Savory

Date: 
Thu, 03/10/2016 -
6:30pm to 7:45pm
Contact: 
Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org
Age Group: 
Adult

Leslie Noble of Noble Pies will show you how to make a savory chicken mushroom pot pie from scratch. She will demonstrate mixing pie dough, rolling out a crust, making pie filling and covering the pie. During the demonstration, tips will be given on choosing ingredients for pie dough and pie filling, choosing kitchen tools and improving baking outcomes. Different decorationg techniques for pies will be discussed, followed by a question-and-answer session.

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Pie Workshop with Noble Pies - Something Sweet

Date: 
Thu, 03/03/2016 -
6:30pm to 7:45pm
Contact: 
Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3
Age Group: 
Adult

Leslie Noble of Noble Pies will show you how to make an apple pie from scratch. She will demonstrate mixing pie dough, rolling out a crust, making pie filling and covering the pie. During the demonstration, tips will be given on choosing ingredients for pie dough and pie filling, choosing kitchen tools and improving baking outcomes. Different decorationg techniques for pies will be discussed followed by a Q & A.

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Science Book Group discusses "Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival" by Bernd Heinrich

Date: 
Mon, 01/18/2016 -
11:00am to 12:30pm
Contact: 
Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3.
Age Group: 
Adult

From flying squirrels to grizzly bears, and from torpid turtles to insects with antifreeze, the animal kingdom relies on some staggering evolutionary innovations to survive winter.

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