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Uncorked

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Off-site
Rumbleseat Wine, 5853 Far Hills Ave.
Unwind with a glass of wine and a lively book discussion. Join us as we discuss Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong.

Struggling with disillusionment in the aftermath of a broken engagement, Ruth moves back home with her 
parents to discover that her professor father's erratic memory loss and her mother's eccentricity are 
manifesting in near-comical ways that help Ruth transform her grief.

Visit the Reference Desk at the Centerville Library to inquire about obtaining a copy.

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Booked for Lunch

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
West with the Night
Off-site
Smith House - Bill Yeck Park - 2230 E. Centerville Station Road

In partnership with the Centerville-Washington Park District and Centerville-Washington History, the Library co-hosts a lunchtime book discussion on historical topics. Some attendees choose to bring a brown bag lunch. Dessert is provided. Please register for this program on the Park District's website at https://apm.activecommunities.com/cwpd/Activity_Search. You can also phone Centerville-Washington History at 937-433-0123 to register.

Join us for a discussion of West with the Night (1942-Memoir) by Beryl Markham.  Markham describes growing up in an Africa that no longer exists, training and breeding race horses, flying mail to Sudan, and being the first woman to fly the Atlanta, east and west. Copies of the book will be distributed at the February discussion and limited copies will be available at the Centerville Library Reference Desk after the that discussion. The programs are held at the historic Smith House (Bill Yeck Park) located at 2230 E. Centerville Station Road.

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2nd Monday Authors

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Centerville Library
Library Lobby
Join us this month in celebrating the accomplishments of women! Stop by on the 2nd Monday of each month and meet local authors in the Centerville Library lobby! Books will be available to purchase.

Appearing this month, in celebration of Women's History Month, will be:
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Uncorked

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Off-site
Rumbleseat Wine, 5853 Far Hills Ave.
Unwind with a glass of wine and a lively book discussion. Join us as we discuss The Leavers by Lisa Ko.

One morning, Deming Guo's mother, Polly, an undocumented Chinese immigrant, goes to her job at a nail salon and never comes home.  With his mother gone, eleven-year-old Deming is left mystified and bereft. Eventually adopted, Deming is moved from the Bronx to a small town upstate and renamed Daniel Wilkinson. But far from all he's ever known, Daniel struggles to reconcile his adoptive parents' desire that he assimilate with his memories of his mother and the community he left behind. 

Visit the Reference Desk at the Centerville Library to inquire about obtaining a copy.

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Registration is open

Erma Bombeck Writing Competition - Awards Evening

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Erma Bombeck
Centerville Library
Cynthia Klinck Community Room

Join us for a celebration of Erma Bombeck featuring her daughter, Betsy. The Awards Event will also honor the winners of the Erma Bombeck Writing Competition who will read their essays in both the Humor and Human Interest categories. Refreshments will be served. Ms. Bombeck is a clinical intern at The Meadows, an addiction treatment center outside Phoenix. She's finishing a master's degree in social work from Arizona State University. The program is free, but registration is required to ensure adequate seating. Those needing special accommodation should contact the Library in advance.


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2nd Monday Authors

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Centerville Library
Library Lobby
Stop by on the 2nd Monday of each month and meet local authors in the Centerville Library lobby! Books will be available to purchase.

Appearing in the lobby on April 9th will be two debut authors, both with loyal followers:
  • Andy Niekamp from Montgomery County. His featured book will be Captain Blue on the Blue Blazes, c2017. The author, better known as "Captain Blue," relates the challenges he faced on an 88-day adventure hiking 1,444 miles on the Ohio Buckeye Trail; and
  • Lori Firsdon, also from Montgomery County. Her featured book will be Lose Your Stuff, Find Yourself, c2017.  The well-known professional organizer has written an inspirational guide to help you begin the journey of organization to help you better manage your life.
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Uncorked

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Off-site
Rumbleseat Wine, 5853 Far Hills Ave.
Unwind with a glass of wine and a lively book discussion. Join us as we discuss Live From Cairo by Ian Bassingthwaighte

After being denied permission to join her husband in America, an Iraqi refugee is trapped in Cairo during 
the aftermath of the 2011 revolution and must rely on a foolhardy attorney with feelings for her and a not 
entirely legal plan to get her out.

Visit the Reference Desk at the Centerville Library to inquire about obtaining a copy.


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2nd Monday Authors

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Centerville Library
Library Lobby
Stop by on the 2nd Monday of each month and meet local authors in the Centerville Library lobby! Books will be available to purchase.
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Uncorked

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Off-site
Rumbleseat Wine, 5853 Far Hills Ave.
Unwind with a glass of wine and a lively book discussion. Join us as we discuss The Floating World by C. Morgan Bapst.

When a fragile young woman refuses to leave New Orleans as Hurricane Katrina approaches, her parents are forced to go without her, setting off a chain of events that leaves their marriage in shambles and their daughter catatonic, the victim or perpetrator of some unknown violent act.

Visit the Reference Desk at the Centerville Library to inquire about obtaining a copy.

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2nd Monday Authors

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Centerville Library
Library Lobby
Stop by on the 2nd Monday of each month and meet local authors in the Centerville Library lobby! Books will be available to purchase.
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2nd Monday Authors

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Centerville Library
Library Lobby
Stop by on the 2nd Monday of each month and meet local authors in the Centerville Library lobby! Books will be available to purchase.
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2nd Monday Authors

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Centerville Library
Library Lobby
Stop by on the 2nd Monday of each month and meet local authors in the Centerville Library lobby! Books will be available to purchase.
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2nd Monday Authors

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Centerville Library
Library Lobby
Stop by on the 2nd Monday of each month and meet local authors in the Centerville Library lobby! Books will be available to purchase.
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2nd Monday Authors

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Centerville Library
Library Lobby
Stop by on the 2nd Monday of each month and meet local authors in the Centerville Library lobby! Books will be available to purchase.
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2nd Monday Authors

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Centerville Library
Library Lobby
Stop by on the 2nd Monday of each month and meet local authors in the Centerville Library lobby! Books will be available to purchase.
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2nd Monday Authors

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Centerville Library
Library Lobby
Stop by on the 2nd Monday of each month and meet local authors in the Centerville Library lobby! Books will be available to purchase.
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