6 GRAFTON-MIDVIEW PUBLIC LIBRARY || SEPTEMBER - DECEMBER 2022 || REGISTER ONLINE AT GMPLIBRARY.ORG Inspired Readers Wednesdays at 12 PM 9/14, 10/12, 11/9, 12/14 Join facilitator Peggy Wyar for a lively discussion of a different inspiring book each month. Feel free to bring your lunch. Dark & Twisty Book Club Thursdays, 10/13, 12/8, 6:30 PM If you like things that go bump in the night, please join Kim every other month for a scarily good discussion! Book It!: Monthly Book Discussion Wednesdays, 10/26, 12/28,10 AM or Thursdays, 10/27, 12/29, 6:30 PM Join us every other month for a lively discussion of a chosen book. Light refreshments are served. ADULT BOOK CLUBS Copies of books are available in the Library in advance prior to the meeting, while supplies last. Call the Library for more information or to place a book on hold. Registration is not required. We offer book clubs for every reader - choose one or more. All are welcome. Level Up Gaming Thursdays, 9/15, 10/20, 11/17, 12/15, 6 PM Are you missing video games, but are too old to attend the teen program? If you are an adult who loves to play video games, then this program is for you. Come hang out with other adults, play, and enjoy one of our consoles or bring your own. Light refreshments served. Panel by Panel: Graphic Novel Book Club Saturdays, 9/17, 10/15, 11/12, 11 AM For young and old, new and experienced readers graphic novels are more than just bigger comic books. They allow the reader to experience stories through new perspectives. Not sure where to start? Come to the monthly Panel by Panel book club! Egyptian-Inspired Necklaces Wednesday, September 21, 1:30 PM Saturday, September 24, 1:30 PM Join Evelyn Finley for a hands-on class in jewelry making. Learn how to create beautiful Egyptian-inspired necklaces that make the perfect statement accessory for your fall outfits. BYOB Board Game Night Friday, October 7, 6 PM Bring your friends, your competitive spirit, and the beverage of your choice to the Library for a board game night! Choose from a variety of games, socialize, and enjoy light refreshments. Ages 21 and up. Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls Tuesday, October 25, 6 PM Come decorate sugar skulls, a traditional Mexican decoration for the holiday Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Learn about Día de los Muertos and the importance and cultural context of sugar skulls and design your own to take home! BYOW Glitter Nutcrackers Friday, November 18, 7 PM VFW Grafton Lotus Flower Lanterns Tuesday, November 29, 6 PM Join Chloe Gwon of the Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project for an evening of crafting and education! First, make a beautiful lotus flower paper lantern, perfect for brightening up any room in your home. Then, watch a short documentary on Korean culture to put your new lantern in cultural context. It's the most wonderful time of the year: wine and glitter time! Bring your friends, some snacks, and the beverage of your choice to the VFW of Grafton for some fun holiday painting. This year, we are creating glitter nutcrackers! Sugar plum fairies and mouse kings not included. Ages 21 and up. New Adult Books for New Adults Mondays, 9/19, 11/21, 6:30 PM Join your fellow new adults at Lu's Pizza for a bi-monthly discussion of a new adult book! Attendees are encouraged to order their own food and beverage. September The Inheritance of Beauty by Nicole Seitz October A Nest of Sparrows by Deborah Raney November Life After by Katie Ganshert December Manchester Christmas by John Gray October Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo December The Funny Thing About Norman Foreman by Julietta Henderson September Stitches by David Small October Kindred by Octavia E. Butler November Batman: The Killing Joke by Alan Moore September One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston November Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead by Emily Austin October White is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi December Winter People by Jennifer McMahon CRAFTS & GAMES FOR ADULTS Programs require registration unless otherwise notated. Registration begins August 17.