Events - 17 Jan 20

Join the library gang for the “Premiers Plans” outings…Angers’ great first film festival! | 17/01/2020-26/01/2020 | All Day

Join the library gang for the "Premiers Plans" outings...Angers' great first film festival!

Once again Angers’ wonderful first film festival is planned for January. The library organises groups to go together to the festival – films, readings, talks, you name it! – which allows reduced prices and great company! Along new European long feature films, classic films will be shown: The leopard by Visconti, Cinema Paradisio, etc… You want to see The Godfather again it is on offer, you can even watch the sequels, 3 films altogether! Brando gives one such a thrill!!

For more information about the festival click here.

To sign up to be part of this activity, please send an email to this address.

Coffee House | 17/01/2020 | 9:00 am-11:00 am

Coffee House

Join the library community for a special moment to talk about anything and everything (in English of course!) over a cup of coffee or tea. Coffee House is free and open to all library members. Just drop by, no need to reserve!

Knit and Natter | 17/01/2020 | 10:00 am-11:00 am

Knit and Natter

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 library members. No need to reserve, just come and enjoy! If anyone has some extra yarn please bring it in.

Book Club reads “Machines Like Me” | 17/01/2020 | 2:30 pm-4:00 pm

Book Club reads "Machines Like Me"

The January read for the book club is “Machines Like Me” by Ian McEwan.

Machines Like Me occurs in an alternative 1980s London. Charlie, drifting through life and dodging full-time employment, is in love with Miranda, a bright student who lives with a terrible secret. When Charlie comes into money, he buys Adam, one of the first batch of synthetic humans. With Miranda’s assistance, he co-designs Adam’s personality. This near-perfect human is beautiful, strong and clever – a love triangle soon forms. These three beings will confront a profound moral dilemma. Ian McEwan’s subversive and entertaining new novel poses fundamental questions: what makes us human? Our outward deeds or our inner lives? Could a machine understand the human heart? This provocative and thrilling tale warns of the power to invent things beyond our control.

To join the book club please send an email to the group coordinator here.