LIBRARY COL­UMN

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OPEN SUN­DAYS Both li­braries in Cen­tre­ville and on Kent Is­land are now open Sun­days from 1 to 4 p.m.

••• BOOKS IN BARS Mem­bers of the Books in Bars dis­cus­sion group will meet at Carmine’s N.Y. Pizza Kitchen in the Red Ap­ple Plaza, Ch­ester, on Thurs­day, Sept. 29, at 6 p.m., to dis­cuss “Amer­i­can Rose: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee” by Karen Ab­bott. Din­ner and drinks will be avail­able for pur­chase.

••• NON-FIC­TION BOOK

CLUB The Non-Fic­tion Book Club meets the last Mon­day of ev­ery month at 1 p.m. in the library’s Meet­ing Room. The Septem­ber book on Sept. 26 is “Rose­mary: The Hid­den Kennedy Daugh­ter” by Kate Clif­ford Lar­son. Bring your lunch, we will pro­vide drinks and dessert. ••• OUT­SIDE THE LINES Dur­ing the week of Dec. 1117, stop by lo­cal busi­nesses in Cen­tre­ville and on Kent Is­land to col­lect a unique post­card. List­ings of the busi­nesses may be found at both li­braries. This is a week-long cel­e­bra­tion demon­strat­ing the cre­ativ­ity and in­no­va­tion hap­pen­ing in li­braries. Bring all eight postcards to the library for a prize.

••• AMER­I­CAN POL­I­TICS Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired for any­one wish­ing to hear Dr. Richard Striner, a pro­fes­sor of his­tory at Wash­ing­ton Col­lege, who will present a dis­cus­sion on the his­tory of Amer­i­can po­lit­i­cal par­ties as they re­late to the con­ser­va­tive and lib­eral tra­di­tions. It will be held Oct. 7 at 8 p.m., and you may reg­is­ter at qa­cli­brary. org/cal­en­dar.

••• BOOKS AF­TER HOURS Adults, 21 and older, will have an in­for­mal book dis­cus­sion on “An Ob­ject of Beauty” by Steve Martin, at the library on Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. Snacks and non-al­co­holic drinks will be pro­vided.

Ques­tions may be phoned in Mon­day through Thurs­day, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fri­day and Satur­day 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., or Sun­day 1 to 4 p.m. Call 410745-0980 or 410-643-8161.

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