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Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 11:13 am

"Fizz, Boom, READ!" Summer Reading Club for Adults begins, runs thru Aug. 8

Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia is presenting “Fizz, Boom, READ!,” a Summer Reading Club for Adults from June 23 through Aug. 8. Participants are encouraged to read through the summer, and a small gift is awarded for finishing six books.

In addition, participants receive entry forms for a chance to win some theme-related grand prizes, including laboratory beaker mugs and gift certificates to the library’s café, kitchen science kits, and gift cards.

Other library events related to “Fizz, Boom, READ!” include a “What’s with the Weather?” talk, The Science of Bread demonstration, special movie showings, and an “Upcycle That!” Contest. More information is available at the library, by calling 343-9550, ext. 2, and at www.batavialibrary.org.

Event Date and Time

June 23, 2014 - 9:00am - 9:00pm
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 10:50 am

Evening Adult Book Discussion

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The Evening Adult Book Discussion Group will meet at Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross Street, Batavia on Wednesday, April 16 at 6:00 p.m. to discuss “The Golem and the Jinni” by Helene Wecker. Books are available at the library’s front desk. For more information, call the library at 343-9550, ext. 8 or visit www.batavialibrary.org.

Event Date and Time

May 21, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Friday, February 21, 2014 at 4:33 pm

Tale Talk with Norm Gayford

Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia presents “Tale Talk with Norm Gayford” on Monday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m.  Science fiction, speculative fiction...do these genres make you scratch your head and wonder what they are all about?  Sci-fi scholar and enthusiast Norman Gayford (Professor of English at GCC) will talk about these in relation to this year’s Tale for Three Counties book, The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker.  All are invited to this free program.   More information is available in the library and at www.taleforthreecounties.org

Event Date and Time

March 10, 2014 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 6:29 pm

Book Discussion

The Evening Adult Book Discussion Group will meet at Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross Street, Batavia on Wednesday, March 19 at 6:00 p.m. to discuss THE AGE OF MIRACLES by Karen Thompson Walker.  This is the 2014 selection for “A Tale for Three Counties,” the 12th annual one-book program covering Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming Counties.  Books are available at the library’s front desk to borrow or to purchase. Refreshments served.  For more information on this program and other area book discussions, call the library at 343-9550, ext. 8 or visit www.taleforthreecounties.org.

Event Date and Time

March 19, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 6:25 pm

Book Discussion

The Adult Book Discussion Group will meet at Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross Street, Batavia on Wednesday, March 5 at 7:45 a.m. to discuss THE AGE OF MIRACLES by Karen Thompson Walker.  This is the 2014 selection for “A Tale for Three Counties,” the 12th-annual one-book program covering Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming Counties.  Books are available at the library’s front desk to borrow or to purchase. Refreshments served.  For more information on this program and other area book discussions, call the library at 343-9550, ext. 8 or visit www.taleforthreecounties.org.

Event Date and Time

March 5, 2014 - 7:45am - 9:00am
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 2:02 pm

Evening Book Discussion

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The Evening Adult Book Discussion Group will meet at Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross Street, Batavia on Wednesday, February 19 at 6:00 p.m. to discuss AND THE MOUNTAINS ECHOED by Khaled Hosseini.  Books are available at the library’s front desk.  For more information, call the library at 343-9550, ext. 8 or visit www.batavialibrary.org.

Event Date and Time

February 19, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 12:04 pm

Mystery Readers' Book Discussion

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The Mystery Readers’ Mondays Discussion Group will meet at Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross Street, Batavia on Monday, January 27 at 7:00 p.m. to discuss WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE by Maria Semple.  Books are available at the front desk.

For more information, call the library at 343-9550, ext. 8 or log onto www.batavialibrary.org.

Event Date and Time

January 27, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 11:55 am

Adult Book Discussion

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The Adult Book Discussion Group will meet at Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross Street, Batavia on Wednesday, January 8 at 7:45 a.m. to discuss THE BARTENDER’S TALE by Ivan Doig.  Books are available at the library’s front desk.  The Evening Discussion Group will talk about this book on Wednesday, January 15 at 6:00 p.m. For more information, call the library at 343-9550, ext. 8 or visit www.batavialibrary.org.

Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 11:53 am

Evening Book Discussion

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The Evening Adult Book Discussion Group will meet at Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross Street, Batavia on Wednesday, January 15 at 6:00 p.m. to discuss THE BARTENDER’S TALE by Ivan Doig.  Books are available at the library’s front desk.  For more information, call the library at 343-9550, ext. 8 or visit www.batavialibrary.org.

Event Date and Time

January 15, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 4:54 pm

Northern Borders Movie Screening

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A Tale for Three Counties, the community-reads project for Genesee, Orleans, and Wyoming Counties, is presenting “Northern Borders Movie Screening ” on Saturday, January 11 at 2:00 p.m. at the Stuart Steiner Theatre at Genesee Community College, One College Road, Batavia.  This movie will include a talk with award-winning director/producer Jay Craven.  The movie is based on the novel by Howard Frank Mosher, which was the featured book for A Tale for Three Counties in 2004.  Tickets are $15.00 and may be purchased at local public libraries, at the GCC library and at the door.  For more information, please call A Tale for Three Counties at (585) 343-9550 ext. 8 or visit www.taleforthreecounties.org.

Event Date and Time

January 11, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm
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