Tillman D. Hill meeting room

All branches closed

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Date: Monday, September 7, 2009 - 12:00am - 12:00pm

All branches closed for Labor Day.

Tillman Hill Adult - Christmas Party

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Tuesday, December 15, 2009 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Holiday party.

Tillman Hill Adult Book Club - The Graveyard Book

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place-he's the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians' time as well as their timely ghostly teachings-like the ability to Fade. Can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the worlds of both the living and the dead?

Tillman Hill Adult Book Club - Plum Spooky

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2009 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Stephanie Plum is back in town, along with her sidekick Lula, her Grandma Mazur, and an ever-widening cast of freaks, criminals, deranged felons, and lunatics looking for love. And just when she thinks her life can't get any more complicated, in walks the mysterious Diesel.

Tillman Hill Adult Book Club - Dewey

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2009 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

One frigid Midwestern winter night in 1988, a ginger kitten was shoved into the after-hours book-return slot at the public library in Spencer, Iowa. And in this tender story, Myron, the library director, tells of the impact the cat, named Dewey Readmore Books, had on the library and its patrons, and on Myron herself.

Tillman Hill Adult - The Last Lecture

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them. And while they speak, audiences can't help but mull the same question: What wisdom would we impart to the world if we knew it was our last chance? If we had to vanish tomorrow, what would we want as our legacy?

Tillman Hill Adult: The Lovely Bones

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2006 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

On her way home from school on a snowy December day in 1973, 14-year-old Susie Salmon ("like the fish") is lured into a makeshift underground den in a cornfield and brutally raped and murdered, the latest victim of a serial killer--the man she knew as her neighbor, Mr. Harvey. Alice Sebold's haunting and heartbreaking debut novel, The Lovely Bones, unfolds from heaven, where "life is a perpetual yesterday" and where Susie narrates and keeps watch over her grieving family and friends, as well as her brazen killer and the sad detective working on her case.

Tillman Hill Adult - The Devil In The White City

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2008 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Bringing Chicago circa 1893 to vivid life, Erik Larson's spellbinding bestseller intertwines the true tale of two men--the brilliant architect behind the legendary 1893 World's Fair, striving to secure America's place in the world; and the cunning serial killer who used the fair to lure his victims to their death.

Tillman Hill Adult: Christmas Party & 2007 Selections

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2006 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Christmas Party & 2007 Selections
Christmas party and potpourri book discussion. Bring a list of books you want to discuss in 2007!

Tillman Hill Adult - The Maltese Falcon

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2008 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind. This event is part of The Big Read 2008.
 

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