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LiveWires Presents: Folk Rock Duo Knock on Wood

Tue, Mar 28 @ 7:00pm, RPL Community Room. Enjoy a musical mix covering The Beatles Steely Dan, The Dropkick Murphys & original songs with excellent musicianship, tight harmonies and loads of fun.
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Staff Picks: Tribe by Sebastian Junger

Andrea picks… Tribe by Sebastian Junger
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Writer in Residence @ RPL with Poet and English Professor Nancy Genevieve Kohl

Writer in Residence @ RPL with Poet & English Professor Nancy Genevieve Kohl: Reminiscing with Recipes Tue, 3/21, 10-12, Flash Fiction & Poetry Workshop Thu, 3/23, 7-8:30pm, Poetry Open Mic Prep Thu, 3/30, 7- 8:30pm, Poetry Open Mic Fri, 4/7, 7-8:30pm
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Staff Picks: Moonglow by Michael Chabon

Here's a novel that Lorraine talked about at our last Winter Warmers program.
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LiveWires Presents: Black Holes, Spacetime, & Gravitational Waves Oh My!

Tue, Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm, RPL Community Room Vladimir Liberman explains the extraordinary ripples in the fabric of spacetime called gravitational waves
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March 2017 Pints+Pages Title: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Meet up at Bertucci's on March 2 for Pints+Pages! Enjoy an evening out discussing the action-packed, nostalgic book Ready Player One by Ernest Cline.
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LiveWires Presents: Child Labor in the Chocolate Industry

Tue, Jan 24, @ 7:00pm - 8:30pm, Community Room Join us for an inter-generational program that looks at child trafficking in the cocoa industry with author Tara Sullivan and a screening of an investigative documentary on the topic.
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Jan. 2017 Pints+Pages Title: We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

Meet up at Golden Ginger on Jan. 5 for Pints+Pages! Enjoy an evening out discussing the book We Were Liars by E. Lockhart. Plus bring along at least one book recommendation to share!
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Staff Pick: Did You Ever Have a Family

A heartbreaking story of regrets, compassion and forgiveness.
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