Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Mystery Readers Book Group, May 18

Mystery Readers Book Group
Sponsored by The Friends of the Library 
(559) 713-2709

For May: This month's theme is academic mysteries. Read any mystery relating with teachers, graduation or schools!

Next Meeting
May 18 at 6:30pm

Come and bring a friend!!

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Adult Coloring at Dinuba Branch Library!

Dinuba Branch Library invites you to join us for Adult Coloring!

Bring your own coloring supplies or use ours.  The library will provide crayons, 
colored pencils, and a variety of coloring pages for all to enjoy.  If you prefer, you may bring your own supplies and just enjoy an hour of relaxation! All adults are welcome!!
The program is on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month from 6:30 - 7:30pm in the Dinuba Branch Library Community Room, beginning April 12.
Please call (559) 591-5829 with any questions.
See you there!
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Mystery Readers Book Group, April 20

 Mystery Readers Book Group
Sponsored by The Friends of the Library 
(559) 713-2709

For April: Dig for clues! Read any gardening mystery.

Next Meeting
April 20 at 6:30pm

Come and bring a friend!!

Dinuba Branch Calendar, April 2016

Come check out some of the fun activities our Dinuba Branch is doing in April!

If you have any questions, please call the Dinuba Library at 
(559) 591-5829.

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Monthly Friends Meeting, April 14

The Friends of the Tulare County Library will meet on Thursday, April 14 at 7:00pm in the library's upstairs (blue) meeting room. Absolutely everyone is welcome to attend, including and especially current Friends, prospective Friends, and anyone who is interested in learning more!

Please contact the Visalia Reference Desk at 559-713-2703 for more information.

First Tuesday Book Club, May 3

For May, we're reading The Bartender's Tale by Ivan Doig.

Summary: Tom Harry has a streak of frost in his black pompadour and a venerable bar called The Medicine Lodge, the chief watering hole and last refuge of the town of Gros Ventre, in northern Montana. Tom also has a son named Rusty, an “accident between the sheets” whose mother deserted them both years ago.The pair make an odd kind of family, with the bar their true home, but they manage just fine. 

Until the summer of 1960, that is, when Rusty  turns twelve. Change arrives with gale force, in the person of Proxy, a taxi dancer Tom knew back when, and her beatnik daughter, Francine. Is Francine, as Proxy claims, the unsuspected legacy of her and Tom’s past? Without a doubt she is an unsettling gust of the future, upending every certainty in Rusty’s life and generating a mist of passion and pretense that seems to obscure everyone’s vision but his own. As Rusty struggles to decipher the oddities of adult behavior and the mysteries build toward a reckoning, Ivan Doig wonderfully captures how the world becomes bigger and the past becomes more complex in the last moments of childhood.

We are meeting in the Visalia Branch Blue Room to discuss this book on May 3 from 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm.

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Independent Film Series, April 26

Join us at the Visalia Library on Tuesday, April 26 at 6:00pm to watch Glassland!

SynopsisJohn (Jack Reynor) lives with his mother, Jean (Toni Collette), in a social housing suburb and ekes out a meager living as a nocturnal taxi driver. John returns home one morning to find his mother unconscious from an alcohol overdose; however this was not the first time. Jean violently rejects John's attempts to help as well as his intentions to unite the family. When Jean is offered an opportunity to recover, and with no savings or insurance, John is forced to offer his services to a petty criminal to help pay for his mother's costly rehab program. John is subsequently faced with a life-changing task that may change him and his family's lives forever.

Directed by Gerard Barrett | Ireland | 2014 | English | 93 min.

The film will be shown at 6:00pm in the upstairs "blue" meeting room at the Visalia Branch Library. This event is free and open to the public. Absolutely everyone is welcome.

For more information, visit the Reference Desk or call (559) 713-2723. You can also 
join the event on Facebook.