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September 4, 2013

Trio of authors to speak at Groveland library

GROVELAND — Three authors will make an appearance at the Langley Adams Library this fall.

On Monday, Sept. 16, at 6:30 p.m., author, historian, and longtime Smuttynose Island steward J. Dennis Robinson will present “Treasure From the Isles of Shoals: How New Archaeology is Changing Old History.” Robinson operates the award-winning website SeacoastNH.com and has written more than a dozen non-fiction books, many about the Portsmouth and Coastal New Hampshire area. This event is free and open to the public. Visit www.langleyadamslib.org or call 978-372-1732 to register and for additional information.

On Monday, Sept. 30, at 6:30 p.m., author, conservationist and sportfisherman Matt Rigney discusses his book, a Massachusetts Book Award Must-Read for 2013, “In Pursuit of Giants: One Man’s Global Search for the Last of the Great Fish.” Rigney is a member of the International Game Fish Association and Oceans, the largest ocean restoration group in the world. This event is free and open to the public. Visit www.langleyadamslib.org or call 978-372-1732 to register and for additional information.

On Saturday, Oct. 5, at 11a.m., award-winning author and lecturer Michael Tougias presents his book “A Storm Too Soon: A True Story of Disaster, Survival and an Incredible Rescue.” Tougias has written 18 books, including two national best-sellers. This event is free and open to the public. Visit www.langleyadamslib.org or call 978-372-1732 to register and for additional information.

Other events at the library include:

Special Class: Learn the basics of how to use an eReader! This month Kindle users bring your Kindles and learn how to download eBooks from the library for free. Saturday, Sept. 28, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Book Groups: Mystery & A Cup of Tea meets the first Wednesday of the month in the Community Room at Town Hall. Next Meeting: Wednesday, Sept. 4, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Book: “Harvest” by Tess Gerritsen.

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