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YA for Grown Ups Book Club

For ages 16+ and all adults who like to read young adult literature

This month's selection is: 

Summer Bird Blue by Akemi Dawn Bowman

A stunning novel about a mixed race teen who struggles to find her way back to her love of music in the wake of her sister’s death.

Fly Me to the Moon

Apollo 11 landed on the Moon almost exactly 50 years ago (July 20th 1969). 
Join Roger Menard from the Astronomical Society of Southern New England (ASSNE) as he discussed the event that changed what we know about the moon. Menard will answer questions like: Where did the Moon come from? Why is the Moon so large in our night sky? What is the Man in the Moon?, and Why do we always see only one side of the Moon? Along the way we will discuss facts and myths related to the Moon!

Swansea Sleuths Mystery Book Club

Our mystery book club meets the first Wednesday of each month, July is the second Wednesday.  We enjoy all kinds of mystery and crime books from cozy to historical to modern thrillers.

This month's selection:  Gone Gull by Donna Andrews

Gone Gull brings readers yet another knee-slapping adventure filled with New York Times bestselling author Donna Andrews’ cast of wacky characters.

If you would like to participate, order a copy and join us!

German language classes

The Swansea Free Public Library is pleased to announce the start of German language classes with Christel Amaral.  

Learn a new and exciting language  including basic words and phrases. Learn how to order food and drinks, tell time and ask for directions. Learn all about German Culture and History.  This language conversation group is great for those interested in practicing speaking in another language. This class is open to all levels of experience.  



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