Events

Each Vagabond By Name

with Margo Orlando Littel

Friday, June 3 — 7:30 pm

When a group of traveling people descends on the sleepy town of Shelk, Pennsylvania, Zaccariah Ramsy, owner of the local bar, finds himself drawn into their world after a hungry man turns up on his doorstep. Meanwhile, Stella Vale, Ramsy’s former love, believes that her long-lost daughter might be among those who begin to rob townspeople’s homes.

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It’s Not a Perfect World, But I’ll Take It

with Jennifer Rose

Sunday, June 5 — 2:00 pm

Jennifer Rose is autistic. She’s also a college student who loves reading, writes fan fiction, and wants to be on TV someday. She sees the world a little differently than most people around her. She’s had trouble coping with school, has struggled with bullies and mean girls, but she has also achieved much in the face of adversity. And through it all, with the help of her parents, Jennifer’s learned a few lessons.

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The Pollan Family Table

with Corky, Lori, Dana, and Tracy Pollan

Monday, June 6 — 12:30 pm

A gorgeous, fully illustrated collection of recipes, cooking techniques, and pantry wisdom for delicious, healthy, and harmonious family meals from the incredible Pollan family—with a foreword from Michael Pollan. This stunning and practical cookbook gives readers the tools they need to implement the Pollan food philosophy in their everyday lives and to make great, nourishing, delectable meals that bring families back to the table.

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Host of Memories

with Peter Rupert Lighte

Tuesday, June 7 — 7:30 pm

Host of Memories tells the story of a Jewish boy learning to embrace his sexuality. Simultaneously it renders the adventures of an awkward “only child” who, raised by a fragile mother, eventually lives in multiple cultures; finds his future husband, a distinguished English composer; and goes on to create a life of his own in Princeton, New Jersey, complete with two adopted Chinese daughters, a mutt from Beijing, and a newfound sense of belonging.

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Library Lion

with Michelle Knudsen

Friday, June 10 – 4:00 pm

A deluxe edition celebrating ten years of a beloved classic: the New York Times best-selling ode to that wonderful place, the library.

Miss Merriweather, the head librarian, is very particular about rules in the library. No running allowed. And you must be quiet. As long as you follow the rules, you are permitted to enjoy the library. There are no rules about lions in a library, and why would there be?

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Missing Man

with Barry Meier

Tuesday, June 14 — 7:30 pm

Barry Meier, an award-winning investigative reporter for The New York Times, draws on years of interviews and never-before-disclosed CIA files to weave together a riveting narrative of ex-agent Robert Levinson’s journey to Iran and the hunt to rescue him. The result is an extraordinary tale about the shadowlands between crime, business, espionage, and the law, where secrets are currency and betrayal is commonplace.

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