Meeting Room C

After walking through the external doors, you will pass through a second set of internal doors. The stairs are to your left, and the elevator to your right. Meeting Room C is located on the second floor. If coming from the elevator, turn right; if coming from the stairs, walk straight ahead. Walk past the Reference Desk. Meeting Room C is the first glass room on the left. Learn more at

Noteworthy Reads Book Club: The Power of One

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join our discussion of The Power of One, by Bryce Courtenay.

In 1939, as Hitler casts his shadow across the world, the seeds of apartheid take root in South Africa. There, a boy called Peekay is born. His childhood is marked by humiliation and abandonment, yet he vows to survive and conceives heroic dreams–which are nothing compared to what life actually has in store for him.

Noteworthy Reads Book Club: Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary

Location: Main Library Meeting Room C
Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join our discussion of "Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary" by David Sedaris.

Featuring David Sedaris's unique blend of hilarity and heart, this new illustrated collection of animal-themed tales is an utter delight. Though the characters may not be human, the situations in these stories bear an uncanny resemblance to the insanity of everyday life.

Noteworthy Reads Book Club: State of Wonder

Location: Main Library Meeting Room C
Date: Wednesday, August 15, 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join our discussion of Ann Patchett's "State of Wonder."  Pharmaceutical researcher Dr. Marina Singh sets off into the Amazon jungle to find the remains and effects of a colleague who recently died under somewhat mysterious circumstances.  In finding her former mentor, Dr. Singh must face her own disappointments and regrets, along with the jungle’s unforgiving humidity and insects, making State of Wonder a multi-layered atmospheric novel that is hard to put down.

Noteworthy Reads Book Club: "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand

Location: Main Library Meeting Room C
Date: Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join our discussion of Laura Hillenbrand's "Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption."  "Unbroken" is the inspiring true story of a man who lived through a series of catastrophes almost too incredible to be believed. In evocative, immediate descriptions, Hillenbrand unfurls the story of Louie Zamperini--a juvenile delinquent-turned-Olympic runner-turned-Army hero.

Noteworthy Reads Book Club: Beatrice and Virgil

Location: Main Library Meeting Room C
Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join our discussion of "Beatrice and Virgil" by Yann Martel, author of "Life of Pi."  Fate takes many forms...even the lives of a donkey and a howler monkey -- named Beatrice and Virgil -- and the epic journey they undertake together.  With all the spirit and originality that made "Life of Pi" so beloved, this new novel takes the reader on a haunting odyssey.  On the way Martel asks profound questions about life and art, truth and deception, responsibility and complicity.

Spanish Language Book Discussion

Location: Main Library Meeting Room C
Date: Saturday, April 21, 2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

"A Gathering of Old Men"

Algebra I Instruction

Location: Main Library Meeting Room C
Date: Saturday, January 14, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pmSaturday, January 21, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pmSaturday, January 28, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pmSaturday, February 4, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pmSaturday, February 11, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pmSaturday, February 18, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pmSaturday, February 25, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pmSaturday, March 3, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pmSaturday, March 10, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pmSaturday, March 17, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pmSaturday, March 24, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pmSaturday, March 31, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pmSaturday, April 7, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pmSaturday, April 14, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pmSaturday, April 21, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pmSaturday, April 28, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pmSaturday, May 5, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pmSaturday, May 12, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Are you a middle or high school student needing extra instruction in Algebra I? Are you a parent struggling to help your child with his or her Algebra homework? RSVP now to claim a spot in our upcoming classes.

Young Professional Book Club: Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an elightening and stimulating conversation about accalimed author Malcolm Gladwell's Blink.

This event is free and open to the public. Please contact Luisa with any questions at lmorenilla [at] hmcpl [dot] org.

Young Professionals Book Club: Room by Emma Donoghue

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

You are invited to join us for an interesting conversaition, and a fun time, at our next meeting of the Young Professionals Book Club on August 17. We are reading the critically acclaimed Room by Emma Donoghue, which promises to give us plenty to think, and talk about.

We meet in Meeting Room C of the Main branch at 7 pm. See you there! review:

Tech Topic -- Free online games

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, August 26, 2011 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Let's discuss free computer games. They're more than just fun; they're great for memory, concentration, motor skills and mouse practice!

Tech Topics are a regular series of discussions about computing topics. There will be no hands-on work, but you should have basic Internet experience. IMPORTANT CHANGE: Class will be held in Meeting Room C on the second floor.

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