Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Kimball Library News 11/3/14

ADULTS READ: During the month of November, the ‘larks’ (Friday, November 21, at 10:15am) and the owls (Tuesday. November 18, at 6pm) will be having stimulating conversation over the book of the month.  The morning group will be mulling over ‘The Kitchen House’ by Kathleen Grissom.  The evening group will be discoursing over ‘Songs of Willow Frost’ by Jamie Ford.  Each of these lively groups is welcoming new people whether you’ve read the book or not.  So, no excuses!  If you’d like a copy of either of these titles they are available at the main circulation desk.

KIDS COOKING: Feeling hungry?  Sign up is open to kids in grades 3-5 for Monday, November 17th, from 5-6:15pm.  Registration is a must. Sign up ASAP so we can start shopping for supplies.

Step right up, join right in,
Let our cooking class begin!
Making chili for a cold, cold night,
Simmer, stir, let's stew it right!
An autumn special cooked by you
A very tasty treat, it's true!

Here's the menu:
Pumpkin chili served with warm bread
Tasty fruit salad
Pilgrim hats to make and eat

AUTHOR TALK: Join us on November 18 from 6:30-8 with author Raymond F. Cavanagh and his novel 'The Amulet of Cananea'. 

About the novel: Carmelita Carreras's life has been a lie. Huddled over her mother’s deathbed, Carmelita leans close as she hears the story of how she came to be, which calls into question the parentage of her true father.  The story traces the journey of a golden, bejeweled cross, how it affects the lives the Carreras family, and leads to events that sparked the Mexican Revolution.

The Amulet, owned by one of the world’s wealthiest men, Colonel William Greene, goes missing. Carmelita Carreras seeks to recover the cross and unearth the mystery of her true beginnings, bringing a thrilling end to the saga.

About the author:  Ray Cavanagh spent his early years as a musician and performer. As a member of ASCAP, he had several songs published by Eden Music. The most prominent, 'Will I Know You', was recorded by Peggy March and released on Ariola Records worldwide. He spent years traveling as a musician opening for such notables as Richie Havens, J. Geils Band, Blood, Sweat, and Tears, Billy Joel, Bonnie Raitt, The Beach Boys, and many others.

Born in Flatbush, Brooklyn, he received a Master’s Degree in International Business from Northeastern University, Boston. He traveled the world extensively in his career as a hi-tech executive. Cavanagh founded an Italian wine accessories company, Portovista, which imported glass ware from Tuscany.

A recognized industry expert on Security, he has been interviewed as a subject matter expert on many TV stations including WHDH TV Boston, KPRC Houston, WJXT Jacksonville, and WWL and WVUE New Orleans . He has published articles in Security Magazine, SC Magazine, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal and many others.

The Amulet of Cananea is his first novel. He lives in New Hampshire with his wife Dianne. Together they have a son Gregory.

Look for the sequel, “The Lost Treasure of Cortés, Return to Cananea” as well as an upcoming novel on pirating and Native Americans in the 1800’s.  Books will be available for purchase at the event.

For more information or a list of upcoming programs, please visit our website at kimballlibrary.com, call (603) 362-5234, or email us at staff@kimballlibrary.com.  Follow us on twitter.com/KimballLibrary and like us on facebook.com/KimballLibrary.Atkinson.NH.

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