Events - 21 Sep 18

Austin Days comes to the library on September 21st | 21/09/2018 | 9:00 am - 7:30 pm

For full program of the events “Austin Days” in Angers click here.

9:00-11:00 TEXAN BRUNCH!

Start your day with a Big Texan brunch (hash browns, scrambled eggs, sausages, etc)! The library will be dishing up a great mix of breakfast foods with the taste of Texas…! Pick and choose buffet style…! Pull out our cowboy wear…hat, boots and good old blue jeans and we will play some good old country music…ambiance Texas live in Angers! Cost: 5 € per person. Sign up by sending an email to info@ellia.org.

 11:00-12:00 AAC – Everything you would ever want to know about the Austin Angers twinning.  Come to this informal exchange to talk about what Austin-Angers connections have been made between the two cities. Learn more about the past, the present…and the future of the Austin Angers twinning. Talk in both English and French. No need to reserve. Free and open to the public.

2:00-4:00 The library will be presenting and interviewing 3 of the best-known and well-loved Austin writers by video conferencing – writers Andrew Hilbert, Owen Egerton and a surprise guest will be talking about life in Austin and their published work. No need to reserve. Free and open to the public.

6:00-7:30 Afterwork –.  Once a month on a Friday evening the library will offer a theme-based “Afterwork”. This is an activity for young professionals to network and socialize in English. This new activity kicks off on September 21st with a Texas theme. So put on your cowboy boots and come by the library to try out our juice bar and other drinks! 5 euros per person to cover the cost of drinks and nibbles.


Coffee House | 21/09/2018 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Coffee House

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…come and join us for the first Coffee House after the summer break! This event is free and open to all library members. Just drop in, no need to reserve!


Bookclub reads “American Pastoral” | 21/09/2018 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Bookclub reads "American Pastoral"

The September read for the bookclub is “American Pastoral”.

American Pastoral is a Philip Roth novel published in 1997 concerning Seymour “Swede” Levov, a successful Jewish American businessman and former high school star athlete from Newark, New Jersey. Levov’s happy and conventional upper middle class life is ruined by the domestic social and political turmoil of the 1960s during the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson, which in the novel is described as a manifestation of the “indigenous American berserk”

For any inquiries about joining the book club please send an email by clicking here.


Afterwork **NEW ACTIVITY** | 21/09/2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Afterwork **NEW ACTIVITY**

Once a month on a Friday evening the library will offer a theme-based “Afterwork”. This is an activity for young professionals, students at the university level and anyone who would like to network in English. The season kicks off on September 21st from 6-7:30 pm with a Texas theme. So put on your cowboy boots and come by the library! No reservations needed! 5 euros per person at the door to cover the cost of drinks and nibbles.