End of Summer Reading Party with Magician Bob Riordan
Wenesday, August 23, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Please join us for an end of summer reading party!  Attendees are invited to come dressed as their favorite fairy tale character for a chance to win a prize.  We will start off with ice cream and a photo op with our cardboard castle at 5:30 and the magic show at 6:00 p.m.  The magic show will combine magic, music, comedy, storytelling, and of course some audience participation!  Bob Riordan's Wonder Show offers an unforgettable experience into the world of magic - a world of which you become a part.
Monthly Book Talks
Meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Do you love to read outside of your comfort zone?  Do you enjoy talking about books with others?  Then our monthly Book Talk is for you!  This informal discussion group takes place at two separate times on the second Tuesday of the month - it doesn't matter which session you attend.  We vote annually in October for the books to read during the next calendar year. We choose among fiction, nonfiction, recent award winners, and classics.  Copies of the latest book are available at the Circulation Desk.  The following list shows upcoming book discussion dates and the book(s) to be discussed:

     *September 19, 2017     The Wright Brothers by David McCullough*
      October 10, 2017          Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf
      November 14, 2017       H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
      December 12, 2017       Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

*Asterisk* notes the book talk taking place on the third Tuesday of the month.


Suggestions for the next year's potential reading list can be submitted anytime January through September, with voting on all suggestions taking place during the month of October.  Please contact Amy Bain, Library Assistant, with any reading suggestions at info@bakerfreelib.org.
 

Movie of the Month: ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE
Monday, September 11, 6:30 pm
In 1939 Poland, Antonina Zabinska (two-time Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain) and her husband successfully run the Warsaw Zoo and raise their family in an idyllic existence. Their world is overturned, however, when the country is invaded by the Nazis and they are forced to report to the Reich's newly appointed zoologist (Daniel Brühl). To fight back on their own terms, the Zabinskis risk everything by covertly working with the Resistance and using the zoo's hidden tunnels and cages to save families from Nazi brutality.
Movie of the Month: BIG SICK
Monday, October 9, 6:30 pm
This acclaimed comedy is based on the real-life relationship and culture clash between comedian Kumail Nanjiani and his future wife, Emily Gordon. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail has to force himself to face her feisty parents, temper his family's expectations, and follow his heart.