Outer Edge Book Club: A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge

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, April 17th we will be discussing A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge.

We hope you can join us!  We require no commitment – come for one meeting or come for them all.

A Fire Upon the Deep is the big, breakout book that fulfills the promise of Vinge’s career to date: a gripping tale of galactic war told on a cosmic scale. Thousands of years hence, many races inhabit a universe where a mind’s potential is determined by its location in space, from superintelligent entities in the Transcend, to the limited minds of the Unthinking Depths, where only simple creatures and technology can function. Nobody knows what strange force partitioned space into these “regions of thought,” but when the warring Straumli realm use an ancient Transcendent artifact as a weapon, they unwittingly unleash an awesome power that destroys thousands of worlds and enslaves all natural and artificial intelligence.

We hope you can join us!  We require no commitment – come for one meeting or come for them all.

Computer Class – Cloud Computing

Our Saturday morning computer classes are free and open to everyone. Classes are held in our computer lab. Registration is preferred.

Saturday, March 25, 10:00 a.m.

Have you heard of the Cloud, but you’re not quite sure what that means or where to go to access it? During this class we’ll look at some common cloud applications and learn how easy and convenient cloud computing can be. cloudcomputing

Outer Edge Book Club: Redshirts by John Scalzi

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, March 20th we will be discussing Redshirts by John Scalzi.

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Enjoying his assignment with the xenobiology lab on board the prestigious Intrepid, ensign Andrew Dahl worries about casualties suffered by low-ranking officers during away missions before making a shocking discovery about the starship’s actual purpose.

We hope you can join us!  We require no commitment – come for one meeting or come for them all.

Craft Night

Our monthly craft night is open to all adults, but seating is limited so call the library at 483-2713 to sign up.

Tuesday, March 21, 6:00 .m.no-sew-t-shirt-bag-tutorial-2

We will be making a no-sew t-shirt bag. Bring a large t-shirt that we’ll cut and tie.

Writers’ Group

notebook-and-penThe library’s Writers’ Group welcomes writers of all levels of experience and working in any genre to attend our meetings. Please email info@chathamlib.org for more information or to be added to the group’s email list. We meet on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the library’s conference room.

Wednesday, March 22, 6:00 p.m.: Two members will volunteer to bring pieces to be read and critiqued by the group.

Tuesday Evening Book Group

Tuesday, March 14, 6:00 p.m.forgotten-room-karen-white-beatriz-williams-lauren-willig-out-jan-19

The Forgotten Room by Karen White, Beatriz Williams, and Lauren Willig.

In 1945, when the critically wounded Captain Ravenel is brought to a private hospital in Manhattan, young Dr. Kate Schuyler is drawn into a complex mystery connecting three generations of women in her family to a single extraordinary room in a Gilded Age mansion.

Legacy Seminar Series “Long-Term Care”

Thursday, March 9, 10:00 a.m.

What is the cost of aging gracefully and how do you pay for it?

Please join us for an informative and interactive discussion on ‘The Costs of Growing Old and Optional Ways to Afford Living Longer.’ Hosted by Maureen Williams of Strategic Hourglass Solutions and Julie Hale Miller of Country Financial.

Refreshments provided. Seating is limited, so please call the library to reserve your spot.

Writers’ Group

The library’s Writers’ Group welcomes writers of all levels of experience and working infamily20history20writer any genre to attend our meetings. Please email info@chathamlib.org for more information or to be added to the group’s email list. We meet on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the library’s conference room.

Wednesday, February 22, 6:00 p.m.:  Two members will volunteer to bring pieces to be read and critiqued by the group.