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May 2019

Third Thursday Book Discussion – Belleweather by Susanna Kearsley

May 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

"The house, when I first saw it, seemed intent on guarding what it knew; but we all learned, by the end of it, that secrets aren't such easy things to keep." It's late summer, war is raging, and families are torn apart by divided loyalties and deadly secrets. In this complex and dangerous time, a young French Canadian lieutenant is captured and billeted with a Long Island family, an unwilling and unwelcome guest. As he begins to pitch in with…

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June 2019

Story Time!

June 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

We meet at 11 in the children’s room and start the story at about 10 after. Story time is free and open to all children ages infant-4 years old and their caregivers. No sign up needed.

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Mystery Book Discussion: The Bone Collector by Jeffrey Deaver

June 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

him physically and emotionally shattered. But now a diabolical killer is challenging Rhyme to a terrifying and ingenious duel of wits. With police detective Amelia Sachs by his side, Rhyme must follow a labyrinth of clues that reaches back to a dark chapter in New York City’s past—and reach further into the darkness of the mind of a madman who won’t stop until he has stripped life down to the bone.   Join us on the first Thursday of the…

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Third Thursday Book Discussion – Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield

June 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

On a dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the river Thames, an extraordinary event takes place. The regulars are telling stories to while away the dark hours, when the door bursts open on a grievously wounded stranger. In his arms is the lifeless body of a small child. Hours later, the girl stirs, takes a breath and returns to life. Is it a miracle? Is it magic? Or can science provide an explanation? These questions have many answers,…

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July 2019

Third Thursday Book Group: NEW FORMAT IDEAS MEETING

July 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

NO BOOK DISCUSSION IN JULY. Instead we will meet to ask what do you want from this book group going forward? Let's discuss new format ideas including how book group books are chosen. We want you to love this book group! Refreshments served.   Third Thursday is an informal group, open to all, no sign up necessary.

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August 2019

Mystery Book Discussion

August 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

DATE CORRECTION: NOT August 8 as originally advertised: ACTUAL DATE OF DISCUSSION IS THIS THURSDAY, AUGUST 1. (no meeting in July - discussion will be of 2 books by same author) Tilton Library's mystery book discussion group has been meeting on the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. since 2010.  Group members choose the books to be discussed and library staffers order copies for members and others who might be interested in readng the books but not attending the…

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September 2019

THIRD THURSDAY BOOK GROUP: Himself by Jess Kidd

September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Having been abandoned at an orphanage as a baby, Mahony assumed all his life that his mother wanted nothing to do with him. That is, until one night in 1976 while drinking a pint at a Dublin pub, he receives an anonymous note implying that she may have been forced to give him up. Determined to find out what really happened, Mahony embarks on a pilgrimage back to his hometown, the rural village of Mulderrig. Neither he nor Mulderrig can…

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October 2019

MYSTERY BOOK GROUP: Our House by Louise Candlish

October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

"The perfect book for thriller readers and true-crime podcast addicts...a stunning literary thriller that artfully twists and turns until the very end."--Bustle One of The Washington Post's 10 Best Thrillers and Mysteries of the Year One of Publishers Weekly's Best Books of the Year One of Real Simple's Best Books of the Year On a bright morning in the suburbs, a family moves into the house they've just bought on Trinity Avenue. Nothing strange about that. Except it's your house.…

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THIRD THURSDAY BOOK GROUP: A Gentleman in Moscow

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The mega-bestseller with more than 1.5 million readers that is soon to be a major television series He can’t leave his hotel. You won’t want to. From the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility—a transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel. In 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, and is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across…

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A Discussion on Innovation with Peter Farber

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Deerfield Town Hall, 8 Conway Street
South Deerfield Village, MA 01373 United States
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AT DEERFIELD TOWN HALL, 8 CONWAY ST, S. DEERFIELD Amazon, 3M, Johnson &Johnson; to name but a few of the most successful companies today, succeed only as they innovate. Their success has been built on a foundation dating back to DaVinci, Gutenberg, and the Web: what we now know as the Adjacent Possible, described by Steven Johnson in his history of innovation: Where Good Ideas Come From.  The goal of this interactive discussion/presentation is to provide you with an understanding of…

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