Adult Programs and Events
“Cannes Canned” Film Festival Movie: : Wonder
Wednesday, May 15th, 3:00 p.m.
Family movie! Bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to the Littleton Food Pantry.
The Friends of the Library Gala
The Friends of the Library currently fund Overdrive, museum passes, programs and events. This event will help us fund updates to our Reference Room.
Buy your ticket now!
Tickets $25 per person.
Onsite childcare available (call for details).
Come and join us for
PATRIOTIC POPSICLE STICK FLAGS
Come in and let your creativity free!
Wednesday, May 8th 4:00 – 5:00
Book Discussion Group
Meets the last Wednesday of the month at 11am.
by Elizabeth Kostova
To you, perceptive reader, I bequeath my history….Late one night, exploring her father’s library, a young woman finds an ancient book and a cache of yellowing letters. The letters are all addressed to “My dear and unfortunate successor,” and they plunge her into a world she never dreamed of-a labyrinth where the secrets of her father’s past and her mother’s mysterious fate connect to an inconceivable evil hidden in the depths of history.The letters provide links to one of the darkest powers that humanity has ever known-and to a centuries-long quest to find the source of that darkness and wipe it out.
by Anita Diamant
Addie Baum was born in 1900 to immigrant parents who were unprepared for and suspicious of America. Growing up in Boston, Addie’s intelligence and curiosity take her to a world her parents can’t imagine: a world of short skirts and new opportunities for women. From the one-room apartment she shared with her family, to the library group for girls she joins, to her first, disastrous love affair, Addie recalls her adventures with compassion for the naive girl she was and a wicked sense of humor.
by Chris Cleave
A spellbinding novel about three unforgettable individuals thrown together by war, love, and their search for belonging in the ever-changing landscape of WWII London.
It’s 1939 and Mary, a young socialite, is determined to shock her blueblood political family by volunteering for the war effort. She is assigned as a teacher to children who were evacuated from London and have been rejected by the countryside because they are infirm, mentally disabled, or—like Mary’s favorite student, Zachary—have colored skin.
Databases with an * require a username and password to access. See library staff for login information.
*Academic Search Premier
Provides full text for more than 3,600 journals covering the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education, and much more.
Ancestry Library Edition
ONLY AVAILABLE ON SITE/AT THE LIBRARY
*Health Source: Consumer Edition
Provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Contains full text for nearly 190 journals including Consumer Reports on Health and Men’s Health.
ONLY AVAILABLE ON SITE/AT THE LIBRARY
MedlinePlus directs you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus also contains extensive information about drugs and supplements, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive tutorials, the latest health news, and surgery videos.
Provides full text for regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, newswires, newspaper columns as well as other sources. This database also contains indexing and abstracts for national newspapers.
A reader’s advisory service that provides information and resources on over 100,000 titles, 75,000 full-text reviews, and more than 36,000 subject headings to help locate the best in fiction.
PubMed comprises over 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering.
FREE digital downloads of audiobooks, eBooks, and the current issue of many popular magazines are now available to Littleton Public Library Members thanks to Friends of Littleton Public Library who are sponsoring the library’s participation in the New Hampshire Downloadable Audiobooks & eBooks Consortium.
Click here for more information about the service, and how to get your access code.
NH ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY Library Telescope Program
The telescope is available for loan to Littleton Public Library adult cardholders in good standing. The loan period is five days.
For information about the NHAS and for links to other astronomy resources go to www.nhastro.com.
Resources are listed at the end of the newsletters.