THE LANE LIBRARIES SUMMER READING ADVENTURE
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Upcoming Events
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Date
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Time
12:00 PM
Description

Inventing Wine

By Paul Lukacs

Reviewer: Al Wiebe

This story-filled road trip goes from the speculative origins of winemaking in the distant past to the sophisticated processes used by winemakers today. Hear how casks of wine were found in King Tut’s tomb and learn about the development of champagne by Benedictine monks in the 16th century. More than just scientific research, this is an authoritative and richly detailed story of what wine means to us.

Library
Hamilton Lane Library

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Date
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Time
5:00 PM
Description
(You must have an Oxford Friends membership or join at the door for this event.)
Stock up on great bargains during the 2014 Friends of the Oxford Lane Library Semi Annual Book Sale held in the Oxford Lane Library meeting room. Call (513) 523-7531 for details.
Library
Oxford Lane Library

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Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Stock up on great bargains during the 2014 Friends of the Oxford Lane Library Semi Annual Book Sale held in the Oxford Lane Library meeting room. Call (513) 523-7531 for details.
Library
Oxford Lane Library

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Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Stock up on great bargains during the 2014 Friends of the Oxford Lane Library Semi Annual Book Sale held in the Oxford Lane Library meeting room. Call (513) 523-7531 for details.
Library
Oxford Lane Library

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Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Discover resources available for finding and buying music, including free tracks using your library card! Also learn about the many ways you can store your music collection.

Library
Tech Center

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Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description

Do you have a case of the Mondays? Grab your magnifying glass and help us crack the case in this exciting book club discussion.

August 4 – Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King

Library
Fairfield Lane Library

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Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
12:00 PM
Description

The Rob Allgeyer/Eric Sayer Duo

Piano and acoustic bass

The Allgeyer/Sayer Duo has been a fixture on the Cincinnati Jazz scene for over a decade. Rob and Eric will play a mix of jazz, Brazilian-influenced jazz and also some Broadway favorites.

Library
Hamilton Lane Library

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Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description

Join us for a discussion of thought-provoking fiction.

August 5 – Above by Isla Morley (We will Skype with the author!)

Library
Hamilton Lane Library

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Date
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Time
12:00 PM
Description

Jim Henson: The Biography

By Brian Jay Jones

Reviewer: Joan Witt

Who doesn’t know the Muppets or Sesame Street? Meet the imaginative genius and dreamer behind the stage. This thorough biography, written with the cooperation of Henson’s family, will stand as a definitive recounting of his celebrated life - the revolutionary presentation of puppets on TV, the savvy businessman, the lover of fast cars, women and high-priced art.

Library
Hamilton Lane Library

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Date
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Time
6:00 PM
Description

These programs are held at the Tech Center

Update your knowledge about key job search skills in this informative series of workshops.

August 12 – Resume Writing

Do you need to update your resume? Do you need to create a resume or cover letter from scratch?  Learn how to accomplish this and also create a references page and highlight your skills when applying for a job.

Library
Tech Center

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Date
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description

Vampires and shifters and seers, oh my! Join us for a spirited discussion of popular paranormal tales. Copies of the books can be picked up at the Reference Desk after registering.

August 13 – Hyde by Daniel Levine

Library
Fairfield Lane Library

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Date
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Time
6:00 PM
Description

Bring your friends and play a game of chess, Catan, Stratego or bring one of your favorite games to share!

Library
Tech Center

Title
Date
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description

Learn to use the library’s free electronic resources.

August 14 – Simple eReaders 101

Library
Hamilton Lane Library

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Date
Friday, August 15, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description

Come in out of the heat and enjoy a relaxing hour of music in the lobby.

Wednesday, July 16 - The Phil DeGreg Trio has been performing jazz classics, original music and Brazilian standard repertoire in the Cincinnati area for 30 years. They have made 4 CDs and were the house band at the Blue Wisp Jazz Club for 14 years.

Library
Oxford Lane Library

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Date
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Learn the basics of creating a professional looking document. Change fonts, colors and styles to ensure your resume, report or novel looks outstanding. (Computers for Beginners II and/or basic computer skills recommended.)

Library
Tech Center

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Date
Monday, August 18, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description

Join us for a thought-provoking discussion of both current and classic literature. Copies of the books are available at the Reference Desk.

August 18 – The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman

Library
Fairfield Lane Library

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Date
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Time
12:00 PM
Description

Buffalo Ridge Dixieland Jazz Band

Banjo, trumpet, clarinet, trombone, tuba, drums and vocals

The awesome BRDJB has returned to share more traditional Dixieland jazz from the 1920s, ’30s and ’40s. The band’s exuberant signature style is well known at various domestic and international jazz festivals.

Library
Hamilton Lane Library

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Date
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Time
2:30 PM
Description

Take advantage of the unique grant resources available through our Foundation Center materials in this informative series.

August 19 – Proposal Writing Basics
Learn how to successfully write a grant proposal using Foundation Center Resources. See sample grant proposals and discover how to maximize your success with a potential funder.

Library
Hamilton Lane Library

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Date
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Time
6:00 PM
Description

These programs are held at the Tech Center

Update your knowledge about key job search skills in this informative series of workshops.

August 19 – Job Searching Online

Learn how to create an email address, successfully search for jobs online and go through the online application process.  Explore some of the different job searching websites and learn how to upload your resume to job sites.

Library
Tech Center

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Date
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Time
3:00 PM
Description

Join us for a thought provoking discussion on great reads! Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk upon registering.

August 21 – Road Ends: A Novel by Mary Lawson

Library
Fairfield Lane Library

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Date
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Learn the basic skills needed to use a computer, from how to use a mouse to using the Internet.

(No prior computer knowledge necessary.)

Library
Tech Center

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Date
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description

Join us for a relaxing hour of music courtesy of the Friends of the Hamilton-Fairfield Lane Libraries.

August 24 – Chuck and Deb Wiggins

Library
Fairfield Lane Library

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Date
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Time
12:00 PM
Description

The Men Who United the States

By Simon Winchester

Reviewer: Henry Cepluch

How did this country become the U.S.A. of the 21st century? Winchester ponders the nation-building activities that have occurred since the U.S. Constitution was ratified in 1788 and pinpoints the eclectic and eccentric mix of visionaries and risk-takers who pulled the disparate segments of this country together, creating the powerhouse nation that it is today.

Library
Hamilton Lane Library

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Date
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Time
6:00 PM
Description

These programs are held at the Tech Center

Update your knowledge about key job search skills in this informative series of workshops.

August 26 – Interview Skills

This workshop helps you prepare for before, during and after the interview process while walking you through interview “dos and don’ts.” Learn creative methods for answering interview questions and have the opportunity to identify good vs. bad interviewing techniques.  

Library
Tech Center

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Time
6:00 PM
Description

Take advantage of the unique grant resources available through our Foundation Center materials in this informative series.

August 26 – Introduction to Online Funding Resources
Guest Speaker, Carrie Miller of the Foundation Center will be discussing Philanthropy In/Sight, Foundation Directory Online, and other helpful grantseeking resources. 


Library
Hamilton Lane Library

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Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description

Learn to use the library’s free electronic resources.

August 28 – Tablets 101

Library
Hamilton Lane Library

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Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Explore the inside of a computer to see how it works. Search for (and find!) information in the library catalog and other websites. Create and save files. (Computers for Beginners I and/or basic computer skills recommended.)

Library
Tech Center

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About Summer Reading
Literary Elements: Adult Summer Reading Challenge

Ages 18 - over

June 1 - August 15

Join the “Literary Elements” challenge for a chance to win a Kindle Fire at the end of the summer!

For every book, audiobook or eBook you read June 1 - August 15, you can enter to win. The more you read, the better your chance to win! One winner will be chosen by random drawing at each Lane location.
Reviews
Title
The Demon in the Wood by Leigh Bardugo
Review
I love anything with the Darkling. This is an interesting prequel story but oh how I wanted more!
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Title
The Black Prism
Review
Great start to an excellent series.
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