Events - 10 Nov 17
This is a special moment when the community gathers together to talk about everything and anything (…in English of course!) and sips coffee and tea. Coffee House is free and open to all library members. Just drop in, no need to reserve! Coffee house is every Friday except during school holidays.
Come along and bring your knitting,
Have a natter while you’re sitting,
Or learn to knit with wool provided,
Needles loaned and stitches guided.
Knitted garments are très chic,
So be in vogue and start this week.
Knit and natter is a free activity open to all members. No need to reserve, just come and enjoy yourself!
The library is pleased to announce a Speaker series in English that will take place from September 2017 through June 2018 with a variety of different topics. Click here for a schedule of talks through December.
Maureen Fant will be speaking on the subject of “Real Italian Food – What Does That Even Mean?”
Maureen B. Fant’s dual interests are Italian food and Roman archaeology—and anywhere they intersect. Her books include Sauces & Shapes: Pasta the Italian Way (IACP winner and James Beard finalist), Dictionary of Italian Cuisine, Women’s Life in Greece and Rome, and the Williams-Sonoma Foods of the World volume on Rome. She has taught ancient Roman food (theory) and Roman home cooking (practice). She is a principal of Elifant Archaeo-Culinary Tours. She lives in Rome.
No reservations necessary. Limited seating so come early! This program has been made possible through a generous grant from the American Embassy.
Treat yourself to an afternoon of a collective reading of Shakespeare’s Henry the Fourth. This activity consists of watching a BBC production on DVD and then reading relative scenes. This is a great activity for lovers of language and fans of the great wit. The activity is free for library members. Please sign up at the front desk.
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