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Programs & Events

A range of programs and weekly activities geared for book lovers young and old is on tap every month at the Library. Contact the Library or see the Club calendar for dates and details.

Meet the Author: Mariko Nagai
The Temple University creative writing professor, awarded the Pushcart Prize for her poetry and fiction, discusses her novels and recently published book for middle school readers.

Wednesday, November 26
7–8 p.m. | Toko Shinoda Classroom | ¥1,500* (includes one drink)
Sign up online or at the Library

*Excludes 8 percent consumption tax.

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Halloween Reading Program
Embark on a journey of imagination and spooky stories this Halloween season by reading and collecting stamps to win swag.
Oct 1–Nov 30
Recommended for children ages six to 12

Check the Club calendar for details

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Toddler Time
A fun, 30-minute session of engaging stories and activities awaits preschoolers at the Children's Library.

Every Thursday
11–11:30 a.m.
Children's Library
Free

Check the Club calendar for details

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Friday Adult Book Group
This intimate book group for adults meets once a month to expound its current pick. Selections include a mix of contemporary reads and classics.

Once a month | 11:30–2 pm | Café Med
New members are always welcome! Please enquire at the Library for further details or to sign up.
Check the Club calendar for details

Oct 24–Dear Life: Stories by Alice Munro (short stories)
November 21–Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman by Robert K. Massie (biography)

[December: no meeting of the book group]

January 23–The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun by Gretchen Rubin (nonfiction)
February 27–Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (classic)
March 27–A Tale For the Time Being: A Novel by Ruth Ozeki (fiction)
April 24–Scandal by Shusaku Endo (Japan - fiction)
May 22–Beneath A Marble Sky by John Shors (fiction)

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Toastmasters Luncheon
Get started losing your fear of public speaking and improving your leadership skills by attending this month's Toastmasters luncheon.

12–1:30 pm | ¥2,200* | For 18 years and above

Sign up at the Library or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Toastmasters International: www.toastmasters.org

*Excludes 8 percent consumption tax.

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