Midday Movie – Dead Poets Society

October 8, 2:00 p.m.

Please join us in the Conference Room for our screening of a classic (or not-so-classic) movie at 2:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month. Admission is free, refreshments will be provided, and everyone is welcome to attend.

This fall, the Midday Movies will feature films starring Robin Williams.

Dead Poets Society (1989). Starring Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, and Ethan Hawke. Directed by Peter Weir. An English teacher inspires his students to love poetry and seize the day.


Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease


Tuesday, October 7, 6:00 p.m.

The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease makes planning for the future more important than ever.  Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease is an interactive program where you will have a chance to learn about important legal and financial issues to consider, how to put plans in place, and how to access legal and financial resources near you.

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters

Tuesday, September 30, 6:00 p.m.

The warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease are often dismissed as side effects of normal aging. Attend this training to learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s disease. We’ll separate myth from reality and address commonly-held fears about Alzheimer’s in America. Hear from people who have the disease and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others.

Registration is optional. Please call or visit the circulation desk at the library to sign up.

This program is a presentation of the Greater Illinois Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.

Writers’ Group Meeting

At our meeting on September 24th at 6:00 p.m., the writers’ group will read, discuss, and critique pieces (typically 5-10 pages) by two of our group members, who volunteered at the August meeting.

We invite all writers of any level experience, working in any genre, and those interested in writing to join us.

Outer Edge – American Gods by Neil Gaiman

The Outer Edge is Chatham Area Public Library’s science fiction and fantasy book club. We read and discuss classic and modern titles alike.  The Outer Edge meets the third Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. If you would like to join us for fun and lively discussions of great books, please write Meghan Harmon at mharmon@chathamlib.org and she will order next month’s book for you!  Also, you can find us on Facebook:  http://tinyurl.com/OuterEdge

Next Monday, September 15, 2014, we will be discussing American Gods by Neil Gaimanamerican_godsPBredim-

Shadow is a man with a past. But now he wants nothing more than to live a quiet life with his wife and stay out of trouble. Until he learns that she’s been killed in a terrible accident.  Flying home for the funeral, as a violent storm rocks the plane, a strange man in the seat next to him introduces himself. The man calls himself Mr. Wednesday, and he knows more about Shadow than is possible.He warns Shadow that a far bigger storm is coming. And from that moment on, nothing will ever be the same…

We hope you can join us!

Writers’ Group Meeting

Our next meeting will be held on August 27th at 6:oo p.m.

For this meeting, everyone in attendance is encouraged to bring a brief (two page maximum) memoir or autobiographical story to share with the group. We will be experimenting with writing and sharing very short pieces in other genres in a similar fashion for future meetings.

We invite anyone who is interested in writing or networking with other writers to attend our meetings.