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December Adult Events at HPL

Check out these adult events happening in December! 12/4 – 6-7:30pm – Papercrafting and Card Making A card making and paper crafting class for beginners as well as those with stamping and papercrafting experience. Register for waitlist here. 12/4 – 6-7:30pm – English (ESL) Conversation Circle Would you like to practice your English with native […]

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November Adult Events at HPL

Check out these adult events happening in November! 11/8 – 6-8 pm – The Empireid: Film Screening and Discussion Meet local poet and filmmaker Mark Lipman as he presents the animated feature film of his epic mythological poem, The Empireid, followed by discussion and audience questions. Register here. 11/9 & 11/16 – 6-7 pm – Internet […]

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“The Hundred-Year Walk: An Armenian Odyssey” by Dawn Anahid MacKeen

On April 24th, 1915 the Ottoman Empire began its systematic annihilation of the Armenian people with the arrest and deportation of Armenian leaders from Constantinople. The ensuing genocide resulted in the deaths of at least 600,000 Armenian men, women, and children before the First World War was over. The toll is estimated even higher, with […]

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“The Facemaker: A Visionary Surgeon’s Battle to Mend the Disfigured Soldiers of World War I” by Lindsey Fitzharris

1914 saw the start of a new type of war, where technological advances in weaponry reshaped the battlefield into an unforeseen nightmare. The Great War is cited as the first modern, mechanized war, its impact reverberating far beyond the toll of almost ten million soldiers lost. Another twenty-one million who survived would be irrevocably changed […]

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“A Deadly Education” by Naomi Novik

El attends Scholomance, a school meant to prepare young magicians like her to live in a world where ferocious creatures called mals hunt and eat magic-users, and adolescents are a mal’s favorite meal.  The school is supposed to train and protect the students, but what El and her classmates are mostly learning is how not […]

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“Plain Bad Heroines” by Emily Danforth

A novel about a movie production about a novel; Plain Bad Heroines is layered enough to pull the reader in and clever enough to make it a page turner. The book centers around the school of Brookhants, an all girl’s school on the coast of Rhode Island. A cluster of deaths surrounding the school haunts […]