Upcoming Special Programs

No Greater Love: Documentary & Discussion
Wednesday, November 14
6:00 p.m.

A powerful, first-hand account of the Afghanistan War through the eyes of former Army Chaplain Justin Roberts. This award-winning documentary vividly presents the challenges soldiers face at war and at home. Discussion afterwards with Captain Bob Abbott, host of the veteran/radio show Coming Home Well, and Cindy Thompson from the REBOOT Combat Recovery Program.
Film Not Rated.

Writer’s Workshop: Writing, Editing & Publishing a Book
Wednesday, December 5
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Wayne Drumheller, founder of the Creative Book Writers Project and author of Writing As Art: Editing & Publishing and Published: Now What?, returns along with local writers who have successfully published their first book. Learn about self-publishing, including the states of writing, editing, cover design, pricing, and marketing.
Advance registration required. 

Mosaic Handbell Ensemble Holiday Concert
Friday, December 7
7:00 p.m. 

Get into the holiday spirit as the ten-member Mosaic returns to the library with an array of seasonal and pop music. A magical presentation for all ages.

Great Decisions Discussion Group
Monday, December 10 
1:30 p.m. 
Topic: Dec. South African’s Fragile Democracy
January 14
1:30 p.m.  
Topic:Global Health Progress & Challenges
Learn about the most critical global issues facing American today. Participants read 12-16 page articles in the Great Decisions Briefing Book (available in the library or purchase your own copy) which provides background information, expert analysis, and suggested discussion questions on topics such as global health, Russia’s policies, military engagement, or China & America. Then, meet with others to discuss. This program is part of America’s largest discussion program on world affairs, sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association. If you enjoy the Great Decisions on PBS, this is the group for you!

Library Brewery Trivia 
Wednesday, January 16
7:00 -9:00 p.m. at Seven Arrows Brewery

Come to Seven Arrows Brewery for an evening of craft beer and trivia fun hosted by the Valley Libraries. Teams can consist of up to six adults. Prizes will be rewarded for first and second place winners. The trivia is free—beer and snacks are on you.
Ages 21 and up.

Minigolf
Sunday, January 20
Alternate Snow Date: Sunday, January 27
12:00 - 5:00 p.m.
The library becomes a minigolf course. Putt through the paperbacks, birdie in the biographies at this Friends of the Library fundraiser. Mascots - photo ops - face painting and more!