Upcoming Events sponsored by The Friends of the Joshua Hyde Public Library.

April 25 - The Making of Burning Cold - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thursday, April 25 at 6:30 pm -The Making of Burning Cold” gives insight into the process of writing a mystery, starting with the inspiration behind the book: the classic noir film The Third Man, based on a story by Graham Greene and starring Orson Welles. In the novel, Lisa Lieberman transports us into the action taking place in Budapest during the 1956 revolution. During this event, she will talk about her reasons for doing that, provide an overview of the uprising, and describe how she worked her characters into key events — all illustrated by photographs, famous images from the time, and photos she took during her 2016 research trip to Hungary.

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May 7 - Recipes for Adventure Book Group: The Chilbury Ladies' Choir
Tuesday, May 7, at 1:30 pm. As England becomes enmeshed in the early days of World War II and the men are away fighting, the women of Chilbury village forge an uncommon bond. They defy the Vicar’s stuffy edict to close the choir and instead “carry on singing,” resurrecting themselves as the Chilbury Ladies’ Choir. — Each meeting will feature a book with a food tie-in, and set in beautiful locations. This is a relaxed atmosphere of conversation about the book, its characters, food, and setting while we enjoy a dessert from the book’s recipes.
Come in and grab one from our center display.
May 8 - Armchair Travelers Book Conversations - Nothing Daunted
May 8 at 6:30 pm – Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West by Dorothy Wickenden – Led by Ellen Duzak. In the summer of 1916, Dorothy Woodruff and Rosamond Underwood, close friends from childhood and graduates of Smith College, left home in Auburn, New York, for the wilds of northwestern Colorado. Bored by their society luncheons, charity work, and the effete young men who courted them, they learned that two teaching jobs were available in a remote mountaintop schoolhouse and applied-shocking their families and friends
Monday, May 24 - Have a night out and help the Friends
Have a dinner at Baba Sushi in Sturbrige on May 24th and a contribution will be made to the Friends of Joshua Hyde Public Library.
August 8 - 10 BOOK SALE
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