Library Programs for Adults

For other library programs, please visit the library's News & Events Blog.


Independent Film Series
May 15
6:00pm
Visalia Library

 

in the name of love DVD cover

This month’s Independent Film Movement selection is In the Name of

Adam is a Catholic priest who discovered his calling as a servant of God at the relatively late age of 21. He now lives in a village in rural Poland where he works with teenagers with behavioral problems who fight and yell abuse. He declines the advances of a young blonde named Ewa, saying he is already spoken for. However, celibacy is not the only reason for his rejection. Adam knows that he desires men and that his embrace of the priesthood has been a flight from his own sexuality. When he meets Lukasz, the strange and taciturn son of a simple rural family, Adam's self-imposed abstinence becomes a heavy burden.


First Tuesday Book Club
May 6
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Visalia Library
Alexie Sherman book

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

by Alexie Sherman

In his first book for young adults, bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings by acclaimed artist Ellen Forney, that reflect the character's art, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he was destined to live.


Crafty Corner:
Crochet and Knitting

2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month
10:30am
Visalia Library
knitting image

Experienced or not, stop by the Crafty Corner at the Visalia Library on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month.

Bring your own project materials, Works In Progress (WIPs), or Unfinished Objects (UFOs) and meet others who are interested in fiber arts. You can also checkout the array of online patterns available through the library. Instruction will alternate between crochet and knitting.

 

 

Tulare County Library System- 200 West Oak Avenue - Visalia, CA 93291-4993 - Phone - (559) 713-2700
Copyright © 2005-2011 Tulare County Library
Home | Contact Us | Feedback | Site Map