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Welcome to Langley-Adams Library

Langley-Adams Library is open!
We are open our regular hours, and walk-ins are welcome.
Wearing a mask is optional, based on your own comfort level.
Please be mindful and stay six feet apart from others.
Vestibule pick-up is still available for those who need or prefer it!
Just call the Library to request vestibule pick-up.

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Join us for these upcoming programs!

Virtual/Zoom Program: Author Tracy Clark
Wednesday, June 23rd at 7pm
Tracy Clark is a native Chicagoan who has been a journalist for three decades. She also is the winner of the Sue Grafton Memorial Award. Tracy writes the award winning Cass Raines mystery series. Ripped-from-the-headlines, touching lightly on issues around race, politics, and crime, Tracy has the knack for spinning these into suspenseful plots! Our library is thrilled to host Tracy and we hope you will join us for this special book talk! Book four, The Runner, is set to be released at the end of June.
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Virtual/Zoom Program: Churchill’s Secret Messenger with Author Alan Hlad
Monday, June 28th at 6:30pm
Please join us for this special virtual event with best-selling author Alan Hlad (The Long Flight Home). Hlad will discuss his new book Churchill’s Secret Messenger.  Inspired by real historical events and people of WWII, Churchill’s Secret Messenger pulls back the curtain on Churchill’s secret organization (The SOE) known as Churchill’s Secret Army. Rose, a  young woman from London with a background in French  is recruited from Churchill’s Cabinet War Rooms typing pool to become an undercover spy in German-occupied France. This young  woman partakes in daring missions, narrow escapes, and endures imprisonment in a Nazi concentration camp-risking everything for her country and the man she loves. Hlad’s book is a tribute to the too-often nameless heroic women of WWII!
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Virtual/Zoom Program: Author Alena Dillon
Wednesday, June 30th at 7pm
Mercy House author Alena Dillon returns to talk about her new book Happiest Girl in the World!
Alena Dillon is the author of Mercy House, a Library Journal Best Book of 2020, which has been optioned as a television series produced by Amy Schumer, as well as The Happiest Girl in the World, and My Body Is A Big Fat Temple, a memoir of pregnancy and early parenting.
This will be a zoom program so you must register. Everyone who participates will have a chance to win an ARC of Happiest Girl in the World!
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Virtual Program: Authors Tess Gerritsen and Gary Braver
Tuesday, July 6th at 7pm
Join bestselling authors Tess Gerritsen and Gary Braver for a discussion of their new suspenseful thriller, Choose Me, in conversation with bestselling author B.A. Shapiro. A psychological thriller, a whodunit, and a police procedural, complicated with multiple points of view, Choose Me will delight both longtime fans of these celebrated authors and brand-new readers. It’s the story of an affair that leads to murder — but from both the male and female perspectives.
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Virtual/Zoom Program: Movies of the 1980s: Totally Awesome, or, like, Gnarly
Monday, July 19th at 7pm
Our favorite movie guy, Frank Mandosa is back! Movies of the 1980s: Totally Awesome or, Like, Gnarly?” … From Mr. Mom to Mr. T, from Princess Leia to the Princess Bride, from Ridgemont High to Welton Academy, a lot of the movies of the 1980s were considered pretty rad in their time. So throw on those gym shorts over those sweatpants, grab your boom box, blast that Irene Cara music, and moonwalk your way into the Griswold Family Truckster as we chill out and look back at a decade full of cheap slasher sequels, big budget blockbusters, teen comedies, heavy dramas, and gallons of Aqua-Net! Doc Brown’s DeLorean time machine will fetch latecomers. No one will ever know that you were running behind.
Join us for fun facts, movie clips, trivia & door prizes! This will be presented over Zoom so you must register.
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Virtual Program: Mystery/Thriller Author Kate White
Wednesday, July 21st at 7pm
Please join us for this special virtual program via Crowdcast with author Kate White! Kate White, the former editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan Magazine, is the New York Times bestselling author of the standalone psychological thrillers Have You Seen Me?The Secrets You KeepThe Wrong ManEyes on YouThe Sixes, and Hush. She has also written eight Bailey Weggins mysteries, including, most recently, Such a Perfect Wife, which was nominated for an International Thriller Writers Award. White is also the author of several popular career books for women, including I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This: How to Ask for the Money, Snag the Promotion, and Create the Career You Deserve, and editor of the Anthony and Agatha Award nominated The Mystery Writers of America Cookbook. She lives in New York City. Her next suspense novel, The Fiancée, will be published on June 29, 2021. Those who register with Langley-Adams & attend this program will be entered to win a copy of Kate’s newest book, The Fiancée.
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Virtual/Zoom Program: Bestselling Author Kristin Harmel
Tuesday, July 27th at 7pm
Langley-Adams Library and Tewksbury Library hope you’ll join us for a virtual evening with the New York Times bestselling and #1 international bestselling author Kristin Harmel! The Winemaker’s Wife and  The Book of Lost Names author’s new book, The Forest of Vanishing Stars (July 6 release date) is an evocative coming-of-age World War II story about a young woman who uses her knowledge of the wilderness to help Jewish refugees escape the Nazis—until a secret from her past threatens everything.
This program will also be moderated by Marie Benedict, the author of The Personal Librarian.
This will be a zoom program, thus you must register. Everyone who participates will have a chance to win a copy of one of Kristin’s books!
Click HERE to register.