Duluth Public Library Cabin Fever Reliever Winter Reading Program
January 12 - February 28, 2015

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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, April 27, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Joel Karsten, author of Straw Bale Gardens, will talk about this method of growing vegetables anywhere, with no weeding!
Location
Green Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Drop in with your Kindle, Nook, or other eReader. Library staff will help you learn how to download ebooks from the OverDrive downloadable books service. No registration or appointments are needed.
Library
Mount Royal Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, May 07, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description

Travis Pedley of Continental Ski & Bike will demonstrate bike maintenance techniques. Bring your questions and problems (but not your bikes!).


Location
Senior Center Meeting Room
Library
West Duluth Branch

Title
Date
Friday, May 08, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Retired hit-man John Wick hits the streets of NYC in search of the gangsters who robbed him of his reason for living.
Rated R; 101 minutes
Location
Green Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 11, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description

Author James Manahan will share fascinating "legal nuggets" from cases that occurred on the North Shore. Manahan spent 50 years practicing and teaching law and now lives in Silver Bay.

Location
Green Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Cloquet native Tim Jollymore sets his novels in Minnesota.His presentation uses video, dramatic reading, PowerPoint slides and poetry to illustrate his novel "Listener in the Snow," a tale about a mixed-race hero, Ojibwa and Scandinavian legends, and the (fictional) winter storm of the century.

Paid for in part by Minnesota's Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.
Location
Senior Center Meeting Room
Library
West Duluth Branch

Title
Date
Friday, May 15, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Based on Lawrence Block's bestselling series of mystery novels, A Walk among the Tombstones stars Liam Neeson as Matt Scudder, an ex-NYPD cop who now works as an unlicensed private investigator operating just outside the law. When Scudder reluctantly agrees to help a heroin trafficker hunt down the men who kidnapped and then brutally murdered his wife, the PI learns that this is not the first time these men have committed this sort of twisted crime.nor will it be the last. Blurring the lines between right and wrong, Scudder races to track the deviants through the backstreets of New York City before they kill again.
Rated R; 114 minutes

Location
Green Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Whether you're just getting started or have a dollhouse kit that you need help with, this session is for you. The library's "Dollhouse Ladies," Andrea Bauer and Carol Dyson, are back to discuss how to build and decorate a dollhouse. You may bring along your dollhouse kits and/or instructions and get some hands-on help. There will be time at the end for individual consultations.
Location
Green Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Time
3:00 PM
Description
The advent of railroads was an important part of Minnesota's early development. Find out about this remarkable achievement and the buildings that supported it from author Bill Schrankler. With photos, maps and other images, he'll bring to life an assortment of Minnesota railway structures, from the largest and most opulent to humble wooden one-room depots. A great afternoon for anyone interested in history, railroads or trains.
Location
Green Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description

This month's title: Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline.

Between 1854 and 1929, orphan trains ran regularly from the East Coast to the Midwest, carrying children whose fates would be determined by pure luck.  Vivian Daly was one such child. Returning east later in life, she leads a quiet life on the coast of Maine. But in her attic are vestiges of a turbulent past. Seventeen-year-old Molly knows that a community-service position helping Vivian clean out her attic is the only thing keeping her out of juvenile hall. But as she helps Vivian sort through her keepsakes and possessions, she discovers that they aren't as different as they appear.

Copies of each month’s book are available for checkout at the Main Library’s circulation desk four weeks before the meeting. For more information, call 730-4200/option 6. New members are always welcome!

Location
Gold Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 22, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
This third film completes the epic tale of Bilbo Baggins. The story opens to find the vengeful dragon Smaug decimating the peaceful hamlet of Laketown as Bilbo, Thorin and the rest of the dwarves lay claim to the Lonely Mountain. Meanwhile, Galadriel, Elrond and Saruman battle the Nazgul in an attempt to free Gandalf. Unfortunately for all involved the struggle has only just begun, because as armies of dwarves, elves, orcs, humans and goblins converge at the base of the Lonely Mountain, the fight for the future of Middle Earth begins.
Rated PG-13; 144 minutes
Location
Green Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 25, 2015
Library
All Locations

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Important Messages
Welcome to DPL's Winter Reading Program for adults, ages 18 and up!

Log your activities - read or listen to a book, magazine or newspaper OR attend a book club or library program, and you could be eligible to win weekly prizes!

Every 5 points you log will earn you an entry in the weekly prize drawings.

Grand Prize is a Nook Tablet.