March Author Talks & Books Discussions

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Belmont Book Discussion
The Sympathizer
Wednesday, March 21st
3PM, Flett Room

Join us for a discussion of The Sympathizer, by Viet Thanh Nguyen.  This group meets in the Flett Room on the third Wednesday of every other month.  No registration is required and all are welcome. See the Belmont Book Discussion book selections and dates for 2018.

The Friends Author Series, Books and Bites, and Belmont Book Discussion are made possible by the Friends of the Belmont Public Library. Click here to learn how to join the Friends or renew your membership. All are welcome to attend these free events. The Assembly Room is handicapped accessible.

Past March Author Talks and Book Discussions

aging with wisdom book coverAuthor Olivia Hoblitzelle will discuss her book Aging with Wisdom. “Drawing deeply on her own experiences as well as stories and studies about aging from other cultures, Hoblitzelle (Ten Thousand Joys & Ten Thousand Sorrows) explores the ways that readers can nourish their inner lives and spirit even as their bodies age and facilities diminish.” – Publisher’s Weekly Review

 Friends of the Library Author Series
Olivia Hoblitzelle: Aging with Wisdom
Thursday, March 15th 
7pm, Library Assembly Room

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Renewable Energy: There is More Than Enough
Tuesday, March 6
7-9pm, Library Assembly Room

Dr. Mara Prentiss discusses how we can shift entirely to renewable energy. Her book is a very clear and readable resource for the energy revolution that many nations are already implementing. How can we accomplish this in the US, and how fast? And how can we overcome the resistance from the fossil fuel industry? Brought to you by Science for the Public, Belmont Media Center, and Belmont Public Library. On average renewable energy can supply more than 100% total current and future US energy consumption, but at each moment we need the actual supply to meet the actual demand. Moving toward an all electrical energy economy can make this dream a reality.

Dr. Prentiss is author of Energy Revolution: The Physics and the Promise of Efficient Technology. For more information, visit Energy: Be the Change

Books and Bites
Talk on Little Women
Monday, March 12th
11AM, Assembly Room
Librarian Miriam MacNair will discuss Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. The novel Little Women is one of the most loved works of fiction in all of American literature. Set in New England during the Civil War, Little Women tells the story of the unforgettable March sisters–Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy.