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Book Discussion Groups

 
Smithtown Sports Pages Book Discussion 
 
Dr. JMonday, December 1, 2014
10:30am-12:30pm
 
Dr. J: the autobiography by Julius Erving
 
In this candid autobiography, one of the greatest basketball players of all time goes on the record about the personal problems he faced and sometimes created during his legendary career, speaking frankly about how he has come to terms with being a nearly perfect player and an imperfect man.

 
Smithtown Historical Non-fiction Book Discussion 
 
Love and Hate in JamestownThursday, January 29, 2015
10:30-11:30am OR 2:30-3:30pm
 
Love and Hate in Jamestown: John Smith, Pocahontas, and the heart of a new nation by David A. Price
 
A dramatic retelling of the establishment of the first permanent English settlement in the new world discusses the day-to-day experiences of its men and women, who were sent to find gold but instead encountered brutal hardships, citing the particular contributions of Captain John Smith, Pocahontas, and Chief Powhatan.

 
Smithtown Book Discussion
 
Three JunesThursday, December 18, 2014
10:15am-12:15pm
 
Three Junes by Julia Glass 
 
An astonishing first novel that traces the lives of a Scottish family over a decade as they confront the joys and longings, fulfillments and betrayals of love in all its guises.
 


Commack Branch Book Discussion 
 
Turn of MindMonday, December 15, 2014
12:00-1:00pm
 
Turn of Mind by Alice LaPlante 
 
Implicated in the murder of her best friend, Jennifer White, a brilliant retired surgeon with dementia, struggles with fractured memories of their complex relationship and wonders if she actually committed the crime.
 

 
 
Kings Park Branch Book Discussion 
 
WildMonday, December 15, 2014
10:30-11:30am
 
Wild: from lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed 
 
A powerful, blazingly honest, inspiring memoir: the story of a 1,100 mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe--and built her back up again.
 
 

 
 
Kings Park Branch Killer Reads Book Discussion 
 
DarksideWednesday, December 17, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
 
Darkside by Belinda Bauer 
 
Shipcott in bleak mid-winter: a close knit community where no stranger goes unnoticed. So when an elderly woman is murdered in her bed, village policeman Jonas Holly is doubly shocked. How could someone have killed and left no trace?
 
 

 
 
Kings Park Branch Millennials Book Discussion
 
Last Night at Chateau MarmontWednesday, December 17, 2014
7:00-8:00pm

Last Night at Chateau Marmont by Lauren Weisberger 

A woman supports her musician lover as he works his way to rock-star status, only to find herself dumped for a Brazilian supermodel, a tragedy that causes her to seek solace in a sisterhood of women who have been jilted by successful men--and are out for revenge.


 

 

       Nesconset Branch Tea-rrific Reads Book Discussion 

Winter GardenTuesday, November 25, 2014
2:15-3:15pm OR 7:15-8:15pm
 
Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah
 
Reunited when their beloved father falls ill, sisters Meredith and Nina find themselves under the shadow of their disapproving mother, whose painful history is hidden behind her rendition of a Russian fairytale told to the sisters in childhood.
 
 
 

What's New: Graphic Novels

What's New: Graphic Novels                                                                                                                                               Updated 6/5/14

Snapshot / written by Andy Diggle ; art and covers by Jock ; letters by Clem Robins ; additional design for the trade by Jock & Vincent Kukua
Diggle, Andy, author.
Berkeley, CA : Image Comics, Inc., [2013].
GN DIGG
Rated T+/ Teen plus.

Avengers. Vol. 2, Infinity / writer, Jonathan Hickman ; artist, Mike Deodato ; color artist, Frank Martin with Rain Beredo (#12) ; letterer, VC's Joe Caramagna ; cover art, Mike Deodato with Rain Beredo (#7), Marte Gracia (#8) & Laura Martin (#9-12) ; assistant editor, Jake Thomas ; editors, Tom Brevoort with Lauren Sankovitch ; collection editor, Jennifer Grünwald ; assistant editors, Alex Starbuck & Nelson Ribeiro ; editor, special projects, Mark D. Beazley ; senior editor, special projects, Jeff Youngquist ; book design, Jeff Powell ; editor in chief, Axel Alonso
Hickman, Jonathan, author.
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, Inc., a subsidiary of Marvel Entertainment, LLC, 2014.
GN HICK
Rated T+.

New Avengers. Vol. 1, Everything dies / by Jonathan Hickman ; penciler, Steve Epting
Hickman, Jonathan, author.
New York : Marvel Worldwide, c2013.
GN HICK
Rated: T+

A game of thrones : the graphic novel. Volume 1 / George R.R. Martin ; adapted by Daniel Abraham ; art by Tommy Patterson ; colors by Ivan Nunes ; lettering by Marshall Dillon ; original series cover art by Alex Ross and Mike S. Miller
Martin, George R. R.
New York : Bantam Books, c2012.
GN MART

A game of thrones : the graphic novel. Volume 2 / George R.R. Martin ; adapted by Daniel Abraham ; art by Tommy Patterson ; colors by Ivan Nunes ; lettering by Marshall Dillon ; original series cover art by Mike S. Miller and Michael Komarck
Martin, George R. R.
New York, N.Y. : Bantam Books, c2013.
GN MART

A game of thrones : the graphic novel. Volume 3 / George R.R. Martin ; adapted by Daniel Abraham ; art by Tommy Patterson ; colors by Ivan Nunes ; lettering by Marshall Dillon ; original series cover art by Mike S. Miller and Michael Komarck
Martin, George R. R.
New York : Bantam Books, ©2014.
GN MART

George R.R. Martin's the hedge knight : the graphic novel / written by George R.R. Martin ; adaptation by Ben Avery ; pencils by Mike S. Miller ; colors by Mike Crowell ; colors by Team Kandora, Transparency Digital ; lettered by Bill Tortolini, Lithium Pro Design
Martin, George R. R, author.
Seattle : Jet City Comics, c2013.
GN MART
Parental advisory.

The sworn sword : the Hedge Knight II / George R.R. Martin ; adaptation by Ben Avery ; pencils by Mike S. Miller
Martin, George R.R.
Seattle : Jet City Comics, 2014.
GN MART

From hell : being a melodrama in sixteen parts / Alan Moore, writer ; Eddie Campbell, artist ; Pete Mullins, contributing artist
Moore, Alan, 1953-
Paddington, Australia : Eddie Campbell Comics, 1999.
GN MOOR

FBP : Federal Bureau of Physics. The Paradigm Shift Vol. 1, The ParadigmShift / Simon Oliver ; [illustrated by] Robbi Rodriguez
Oliver, Simon.
New York : DC Comics/Vertigo, 2014.
GN OLIV

Over easy / Mimi Pond
Pond, Mimi, author, artist.
[Montreal] : Drawn & Quarterly, 2014.
GN POND

Ghosted [volume one, haunted heist] / Joshua Williamson, writer ; Goran Sudzuka, artist ; Miroslav Mrva, colorist
Williamson, Joshua, author.
Berkeley, CA : Image Comics, Inc., [2013].
GN WILL
Rated M/ Mature.

Showa : a history of Japan, 1926-1939 / Shigeru Mizuki ; translator, Zack Davisson
Mizuki, Shigeru, 1922- author, illustrator.
[Montreal], Quebec : Drawn & Quarterly, 2013.
GN 952.033 MIZU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Songs From Stage and Screen

 

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Saturday, December 13 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
 
Off-Broadway actress Kim Volpe will perform a mix of contemporary musical theater, classic Broadway and movie songs, including some holiday favorites. Kim has played leading roles off-Broadway and at regional theatres and holds bachelor's degrees in drama and journalism as well as a master's degree in musical theatre performance. Her accompanist is Brian Smith musical director of Lena and The Happy Clam Band. The library would like to thank Musical Moments of Kings Park for making this program possible.
 
Click here to register.

For more details contact Claire DiSpirito at 631-360-2480 ext 223 or Gina Berti at ext 235.

Toys-for-Tots

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Smithtown Library is an official
Toys for Tots Donation Location.
 
 
Please donate new unwrapped toys that will be distributed as gifts to less fortunate children in the community.  Bins will be located in all Library branches through December 11, 2014.

For more information call the Community Relations Department at (631) 360-2480 ext. 230.

Database of the Month

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The ABMS Directory provides access to professional information about more than 900,000 board certified physicians in 50+ specialties and 100+ subspecialties from the 24 member boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties.
 

Book A Librarian

Any Smithtown Library cardholder can make an appointment with a librarian for one-on-one training in various library and computer topics. We offer 30 minute sessions in the following areas:
- Using the Library Catalog
- Introduction to Library Databases
- Downloadable eBooks and/or Audiobooks
- eReader and Tablet Demonstrations
- Introduction to Social Networking sites
- And more!
For information or to make an appointment, please call the Smithtown Main Building at 360-2480, ext. 120.
We also offer Book a Children's Librarian.  For more information call the Smithtown Main Building at 360-2480 ext. 140 or the Commack Branch at 360-2480 ext. 340.

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday:
10:00am - 9:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
(September - May;
Smithtown & Commack only)

Photographs

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Recycle Station

All Branches of The Smithtown Library collect the following items for recycling:
 
- Non-rechargeable Batteries
- Cell Phones
- Eyeglassesrecycle

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The Smithtown Library

Long Island's Largest Library Serving the Communities of Smithtown:
Commack, Fort Salonga, Hauppauge, Head of the Harbor, Kings Park, Nesconset, Nissequogue, Saint James, Smithtown, Village of the Branch

Commack Branch

3 Indian Head Road
Commack, NY 11725
631-360-2480
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Kings Park Branch

One Church Street
Kings Park, NY 11754
631-360-2480
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Nesconset Branch

148 Smithtown Boulevard
Nesconset, NY 11767
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Smithtown Main Building

One North Country Road
Smithtown, NY 11787
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