Adults & Seniors
Join Linda Vucelich as she leads a weekly meditation class on Thursdays in the Smart Room at 10:30 a.m.
- REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
- If you would like to sign up for multiple classes, YOU MUST REGISTER FOR EACH WEEK SEPARATELY.
Please register BELOW if you would like to join:
(Limit of 10/each class.)
Visit our Beanstack page to check out the different reading and activity challenges happening throughout the year. There are challenges for all ages!
Have a smartphone or tablet? Install the Beantack Tracker app. We highly recommend this as a great way to participate on the challenges! The app is super easy to use and has some fun features that are not found on the website. Need assistance? Stop in or call the Library and we'll help you.
Join us for new and fun Beanstack challenges in 2023! Visit our Beanstack landing page for more details on each challenge!
Please tune in as we chat online with New York Times bestselling author Amor Towles about his incredible body of work.
Rules of Civility, published in 2011, was a New York Times bestseller and was named by the Wall Street Journal as one of the year's best books. The book has been translated into over 15 languages and was optioned by Lionsgate to be made into a feature film. Towles’s second novel, A Gentleman in Moscow, published in 2016, was on the New York Times bestseller list for two years and was named one of the best books of 2016 by the Chicago Tribune, the Washington Post, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the San Francisco Chronicle, and NPR. The book has been translated into over 35 languages. The novel was optioned by Entertainment One via Tom Harper’s company Popcorn Storm Pictures to be made into a 6-8 hour miniseries for Paramount+ and Showtime starring Ewan McGregor and Mary Elizabeth Winstead, set to premiere in Spring 2024. Most recently, in 2021, The Lincoln Highway debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list and was a Today Show, “Read with Jenna” book club pick as well as one of the New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2021, a Washington Post “Best Book of the Year,” one of Barack Obama’s favorite books of 2021, #1 on Amazon’s list of “Best Books of the Year,” and was one of Bill Gates’ “5 Great Books for the Summer.” His books have sold more than 6 million copies worldwide and have been heralded as irresistible, marvelous, and gorgeously crafted books of beauty.
This program is free and only requires access to the internet and a device for viewing (for example: a laptop, tablet, smartphone).
About the Author: Born and raised in the Boston area, Amor Towles graduated from Yale College and received an MA in English from Stanford University. As well as, Rules of Civility, A Gentleman in Moscow, and The Lincoln Highway, Mr. Towles is also the author of the ebook You Have Arrived at Your Destination, part of Amazon's Forward collection. He also edited and wrote the introduction for The Mysterious Bookshop Presents The Best Mystery Stories of the Year 2023 (Mysterious Press/Penzler Publishers, September 19, 2023). His next book, Table for Two, is a collection of short stories to be published in April 2024. Mr. Towles is the 2023 Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award recipient. Having worked as an investment professional for over twenty years, Mr. Towles now devotes himself full-time to writing in Manhattan, where he lives with his wife and two children.
What are Virtual Author Talks?
Virtually attend live book talks or watch recordings of archived book talks. Three talks are offered each month. Selections will cover a wide range of fiction and non-fiction genres including historical fiction, contemporary fiction, romance, OwnVoices, poetry, business, personal growth, social justice, history, art, culture and more. Each live, virtual event includes an interactive Q&A session where participants can ask questions directly to the author.
This is provided in partnership with the Library Speakers Consortium.
This is a free to our patrons, digital live-stream program. Registration is required. Participants will need access to the internet and a device (such as a laptop, tablet, smartphone).
See more and register here: LSC | Ligonier Valley Library Webinars and Online Events (libraryc.org)
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