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Saturday, July 28, 2012

Awards for Best Thrillers

Are you a fan of Lee Childs, Stephen King, Catherine Coulter, or other writers of thrillers?

Annual awards are made by the International Thriller Writers Association at their July conference.

The awards for 2012 are:

Best Hard Cover Novel:
11/23/63, Stephen King (Scribner)

Best Paperback Original Novel:
THE LAST MINUTE, Jeff Abbott (Sphere/Little, Brown UK)

Best First Novel:
SPIRAL, Paul McEuen (The Dial Press)

Best Short Story:
HALF-LIVES, Tim L. Williams (Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine)

Also receiving special recognition during the ThrillerFest VI Awards Banquet:

Jack Higgins, ThrillerMaster
in recognition of his legendary career and outstanding contributions to the thriller genre

Ann Rule, True Thriller Award

Richard North Patterson, Silver Bullet Award

See past winners and get more information at ThrillerFest.

Friday, July 20, 2012

Book Discussion Group Meets Monday

Why a book discussion group? Great fellowship and refreshments, lively discussion, and the commitment to reading - some of the reasons people say why they've joined a book group.

This Monday, the group discusses Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See.

Join us ! New members are always welcome.

Friday, July 13, 2012

In the mood for a movie...

Sometimes it's just too hot to be outside! Cool off inside and watch a great movie. Borrow our movies for 7 days (some juvenile movies go out for two weeks). You can borrow up to 5 movies on an adult card. We have recent hit movies, classics you may want to see again, and many television series on dvd.

Friday, July 6, 2012

Personal Journaling

Do you want to put your thoughts on paper? Creating a journal can help you develop the writing habit. Many find a journal helps them get in touch with emotions, and sort our their feelings.

Join Emil Vernarec on Saturday, July 28, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. as he leads a workshop for the would-be journal-er.

Call to register (973) 835-5044 or register online at