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Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- Evening Book Club

Jane Eyre / Charlotte BronteTitle to be discussed:  Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte.  Time of meeting:  Monday, November 22, at 6:30 PM.  Summary:  In early nineteenth-century England, an orphaned young woman accepts employment as a governess and soon finds herself in love with her employer who has a terrible secret.

Fall Pillow Craft

Crafts to Decorate Your Home / Mary EngelbreitAdults 18 and older are invited to nurture their creativity in our next craft activity, Monday, October 18, at 6 PM.  We'll be making pillows using fleece and felt, and as always, all materials are provided by the library.  These craft times are a great way to relax, have fun, and end up with something you can actually use.  Register online or call the ...

Habla Espanol?

Ultimate SpanishDo you speak Spanish?  If you are studying Spanish, would you like a chance to practice your conversation skills?  If you are fluent in Spanish, would you like to share your knowledge of this beautiful language with others who want to learn?  Starting on October 7, Baldwin Boettcher Branch will offer Spanish Conversation, a weekly gathering for Spanish speakers of all levels. Those attending should know at least elementary Spanish....

Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- Evening Book Club

Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean RhysTitle to be discussed:  Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys.  Time of meeting:  Monday, October 25, at 6:30 PM.  Summary:  Jean Rhys's reputation was made upon the publication of this passionate and heartbreaking novel, in which she brings into the light one of fiction's most mysterious characters: the madwoman in the attic from

Writing with Light

Digital SLR Cameras & Photography for DummiesI just bought a new camera and right now I am a little overwhelmed with all its new features, choices and controls.  Thank goodness for the myriad photography guides available at our branch or elsewhere in the HCPL system, including how-to manuals and DVDs, and even website suggestions -- all t...

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