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Thursday, November 29, 2012

Book Discussion Club Meeting Date in December

Because the 4th Monday of the month is Christmas Eve, the Riverdale Public Library Book Discussion will meet on Monday, December 17, at 6:30 p.m. Room by Emma Donaghue is the book selection for discussion. Copies of the book are available at the front desk.

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Seasons Reading

Many authors like to put out a holiday title. Which ones? James Patterson, M.C. Beaton, Richard Paul Evans, Anne Perry, Debbie Macomer, Fern Michaels, and Melody Carson to name a few.

Whether heartfelt stories or a mystery (Mysterynet has a great list of Christmas mysteries), check our catalog for some readings to enhance the season  MAIN Catalog

Friday, November 2, 2012

National Book Awards

The National Book Awards will be announced on November 14, 2012.

Established in 1950, the National Book Award is an American literary prize given to writers by writers and administered by the National Book Foundation, a nonprofit organization.

The finalists for Fiction are:
Junot Díaz, This Is How You Lose Her (Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group USA, Inc.)
Dave Eggers, A Hologram for the King (McSweeney's Books)
Louise Erdrich, The Round House (Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers)
Ben Fountain, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers)
Kevin Powers, The Yellow Birds (Little, Brown and Company)

For a complete list, check out The National Book Award