Tillman D. Hill meeting room

All branches closed

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: Water for Elephants

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2007 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Life is good for Jacob Jankowski. He's about to graduate from veterinary school and about to bed the girl of his dreams. Then his parents are killed in a car crash, leaving him in the middle of the Great Depression with no home, no family, and no career. Almost by accident, Jacob joins the circus. There he falls in love with the beautiful performer Marlena, who is married to the circus' psychotic animal trainer. He also meets the other love of his life, Rosie the elephant.

Tillman Hill Adult: Storm Front

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2008 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Harry Dresden is the best at what he does. Well, technically, he's the only at what he does. So when the Chicago P.D. has a case that transcends mortal creativity or capability, they come to him for answers. For the "everyday" world is actually full of strange and magical things--and most of them don't play too well with humans. That's where Harry comes in. Takes a wizard to catch a--well, whatever.

Tillman Hill Adult: The Burglar On The Prowl

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2007 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Bernie Rhodenbarr, burglar with a heart of gold, is recruited by an old friend to burgle the home of a crooked plastic surgeon, removing some off-the-books cash from a wall safe. A simple enough job, but Bernie complicates matters by going "on the prowl" one restless evening?-randomly cruising for an easy job. While he's pawing through a woman's empty apartment, she returns home; Bernie hides hastily, only to overhear an act of violence that draws him into a hunt for the perpetrator and a deepening role in the victim's life.

Tillman Hill Adult Book Club - Angels Fall

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

Reece Gilmore knows there's a killer in Angel's Fist, even if Brody, despite his seeming impatience and desire to keep her at arm's length, is the only one willing to believe her. When a series of menacing events makes it clear that someone wants her out of the way, Reece must put her trust in Brody-and herself-to find out if there is a killer in Angel's Fist before it's too late.

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