“The stories of childhood leave an indelible impression, and their author always has a niche in the temple of memory from which the image is never cast out to be thrown on the rubbish heap of things that are outgrown and outlived.”
July is here complete with wading pools, outdoor grilling, Fourth Fest and FIREWORKS, but do plan to take in a little cool, fascinating and FREE indoor fun here at your Pasadena Public Library. Check out all the live programs for children, teens and adults, bask in our lovely air-conditioning and enjoy all the new big live plants that are beautifying our public areas. Head over to the Friends Bookstore and find some bargain books, films and CDs, as well as take advantage of their “Two For A Nickel” summer candy special to go with your $.50 coffee and bargain Dove chocolates. The Library is your best source for large screen summer movies, some of which even offer FREE popcorn or Kool Pops to all attendees, so come on over and have some FREE FUN at your Library!
The Fairmont Branch Library’s First Monday Book Club will be reading Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage by Hazel Rowley, and will be meeting on Monday, July 2 at 6:00 p.m. in the Conference Room at the Fairmont Library.
Come enjoy the discussion as the group follows the author’s depiction of the Roosevelt’s extraordinary evolution from a conventional Victorian marriage to a bold and radical partnership that changed American history.
The Central Library’s Tea-Time Mystery Book Club will be reading The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and will be meeting on Monday, July 16 the Board Room at the Central Library.
Coffee, tea, English-style tea “biscuits,” and other tea dainties will be served as the group discusses how the original great detective Sherlock Holmes and his faithful assistant Dr. Watson chase down the horrible “phantom hell-hound” and its even more horrible master before they eliminate the last member of the House of Baskerville.
Contact William Simpson (First Monday) at the Fairmont Library 281-998-1095 X 15 or Lucy Turoff (Tea-Time Mystery) 713-477-0276 X 4984 for more information regarding these two book clubs.