Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

  • 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
    Contact: The Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3

    Come and meet new friends and join in on a game that is played all over the world. Mah jongg enthusiasts of all skill levels are invited to play every Tuesday from 10am to 1pm. The sessions are open ended and participants can play as many or as few games as they want. Players with mah jongg sets are encouraged to bring them as the library has a limited number to loan. This program is free, ongoing and open to players from all communities.

     

     

    Location:
    AWPL Community Room
    Age Group:
    Adult
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Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

  • 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM
    Contact: Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org

    Join us for an online conversation with prolific British-American writer, journalist, and consummate adventurer Simon Winchester.  This author talk will cover many aspects of his work across myriad fields of history, technology, and geology as well as the author's personal expeditions, including his path to becoming the acclaimed best selling author he is today.  A master storyteller, Winchester’s narrative is like a journey through time. His keen intellect and ability to precisely and expertly weave everyday life into historical examination leaves his readers feeling awestruck at the world surrounding them.

    Winchester is a New York Times Bestselling author with an omnibus of more than 30 titles, including The Professor and the Madman, Pacific, The Perfectionists, and most recently, Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World.  Beginning his writing career in journalism, Winchester has found renowned success in the world of non-fiction and now works almost exclusively as an author.

    About the Author:  Aside from his numerous books, Simon Winchester OBE has been published in The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, National Geographic, and Conde Nast Traveler among many others. Honored with several awards throughout  his career—Britain’s Journalist of the Year in 1971 among them—in 2006 he was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to journalism and literature. In addition, he received an Audie Award for Non-Fiction for The Perfectionists and was made an Honorary Fellow of St. Catherine’s College, Oxford in 2009.  

    Location:
    AWPL Community Room
    Age Group:
    Adult
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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

  • 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
    Contact: The Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3

    The Writer's Group meets every Wednesday, from 2 to 4pm in the Board Room. Bring in 6 copies of up to four pages, typed and double spaced, to be critiqued by fellow writers in a friendly, constructive manner. All forms of prose acceptable; no poetry please! This is a non-instructional program for adults; new members always welcome!

    Location:
    AWPL Board Room
    Age Group:
    Adult
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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Saturday, September 24, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Saturday, September 24, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Sunday, September 25, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

  • 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM
    Contact: The Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3

    The Gift: Finding the extraordinary in everyday living. 

    A masterful storyteller, Kathy Morley whisks the reader into another dimension through her own experiences with psychic phenomena, hypnosis, UFO's and channeling. As the plot unfolds, the reader may draw parallels in their lives previously missed or attributed to coincidences, when in truth the cosmos was the guiding light.
    The Gift chronicles a fascinating journey that highlights the capability of the higher self, transcending time and space.

    Location:
    AWPL Community Room
    Age Group:
    Adult
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Monday, September 26, 2022 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

  • 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
    Contact: Help Desk @ 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org

    The Power of the Dog (2021)   Jane Campion’s Western psychological drama based on Thomas Savage's 1967 novel stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst, Jesse Plemons and Kodi Smit-McPhee.  Charismatic rancher Phil Burbank inspires fear and awe in those around him. When his brother brings home a new wife and her son, Phil torments them until he finds himself exposed to the possibility of love.  The critically acclaimed, but intense,  film covers themes such as love, grief, resentment, jealousy, social awkwardness, masculinity and closeted sexuality. The New Zealand born director, Campion would picked up an Oscar for Best Director (the third woman in Academy history).  Rated R:  2 hours, 6 minutes.

    Location:
    AWPL Community Room
    Age Group:
    Adult
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