Wood Library Announces Books Sandwiched In

Canandaigua, NY (January 23, 2020)—Wood Library’s annual lunch-time book talk series kicks-off on Monday, February 3, 2020, at Noon, with a book review by former library trustee and community member Paul Bringewatt.  He will discuss Peter Frankopan’s The New Silk Roads: The Present and Future of the World.

Other talks in the series are—

February 10

Eager:  The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter by Ben Goldfarb.  Reviewed by Judy Dobles and Angela Cannon-Crothers of Cumming Nature Center.

February 17

Harry Potter and the Potterverse Economy.  Lecture and discussion by Hobart and William Smith Colleges President Joyce Jacobsen.

February 24

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr.  Reviewed by Laurie Riedman, President, Wood Library Board of Trustees.

March 2

A selection of readings by local authors of the Canandaigua Writers Group.

March 9

Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine.  Reviewed by Mara Ahmed, multimedia artist and filmmaker.

March 16

The Barrytown Trilogy by Roddy Doyle.  Reviewed by Mike Murphy, Assistant Editor, Messenger Post Newspapers.

March 23 – 7:00PM (special time)

Queen of the Bremen written and discussed by Marlies Adams Difante.

March 30

Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life…And Maybe the World by Admiral William McRaven.  Reviewed by Chief Stephen Hedworth, Canandaigua City Police Department.

Books Sandwiched In is a free program and open to the public.  Reviews are held in the Mary P. Hamlin Community Meeting Room, at Wood Library, 134 N Main St, Canandaigua, and are held from 12:00-1:00PM.  Patrons are invited to bring a bag lunch.  Cookies and beverages are offered by the Centerfield Homemakers.

Wood Library is a full-service community library and 501(c)3 charitable organization serving everyone who resides in the Canandaigua City School District.  Its mission is to provide exceptional public library service in a comfortable and safe environment where people can satisfy their curiosity, stimulate their imaginations, and connect to the local community and to the world.

For more information, go to www.woodlibrary.org or call 585-394-1381.