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Book discussion: Truly Madly Guilty

cover of Truly Madly Guilty

Our next book for discussion will be the 2016 novel Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty. Join us for a pair of conversations on Monday, May 1:

• at NOON where you're invited to bring along a sack lunch for a daytime conversation,
• and again at 7 pm for those who prefer an after-work or post-dinner evening conversation.

HBO is airing Big Little Lies as a series now — take this opportunity to discuss Moriarty’s latest book!

In Truly Madly Guilty, Moriarty takes on the foundations of our lives: marriage, sex, parenthood, and friendship. 

She shows how guilt can expose the fault lines in the most seemingly strong relationships, how what we don't say can be more powerful than what we do, and how sometimes it is the most innocent of moments that do the greatest harm.

We brought in books for IMMEDIATE CHECKOUT - stop in to check one out and take it home today! 

Think spring with a Garden Expo!

The Friends of the Lodi Public Library is coordinating a Garden Expo for Saturday, May 20, 2017, and registration is open now!

Registration is $12 per person for five classes that day. An optional box lunch can be added for $10. This event is a fundraiser for the Friends of the Lodi Public Library.

Vendors are still being sought for the market place, open all day. See the website for vendor details.

FREE audiobook downloads for TEENS

Have you tried an audiobook? Because it's a fun way to do some required read while you're also exercising, crafting, cleaning, and more. Give it a try and enhance your summer by participating in SYNC - a teen audiobook campaign that features title pairs of high-interest books based on a weekly theme.

Aimed at teens age 13 and older, SYNC 2017 is giving away 32 titles — two paired audiobook downloads each week, ending August 16th. Check out the calendar of releases and the complete list of exciting audiobook titles from award-winning authors such as Daniel José Older, M.T. Anderson, Franz Kafka, Ruta Sepetys, and Nikki Grimes. There's no wait list - titles are available for immediate download and the files never expire. 

To get notice each time new titles are available, sign up for email or text alerts by visiting www.audiobooksync.com. The SYNC program is a project of AudioFile Magazine in partnership with OverDrive and audiobook publishers.

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Please help the City of Lodi plan priorities for the coming years by participating in the 2017 Citizen Satisfaction Survey.

The survey can be found online or we've got paper copies at the library. The survey is open to everyone who would like to respond (even those under 18 years of age) - including those who live outside the city limits. 

The deadline to complete or return the survey is Wednesday, May 31.

Friends fundraiser: mystery dinner event

Totally 80s murder mystery fundraising event, Saturday June 17

Get out your 80's attire and join the fun as the Friends of the Lodi Public Library host a Totally 80's Murder Mystery event at 5:30 pm Saturday, June 17 at Manke's Barn.

Don't be a wannabe and miss out - it's going to be righteous! Dinner, drinks, mystery, music and dancing for all. Tickets are $60 each (there's a $10 discount code for FOLPL members) and are available online, at the library, or in the Lodi American Family Insurance office. This is an adult event for those age 21 and over, only.

This fundraising event is coordinated by the dudes and dudettes of the Friends of the Lodi Public Library

Shopping with a benefit!

AmazonSmile logo - you shop, Amazon gives

Before you start shopping, use AmazonSmile to make your purchases go further!

The Friends of the Lodi Public Library now is officially registered as a charitable organization; the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the sale price (excluding shipping, taxes, etc.) from your eligible purchases. To activate the donations, choose the Friends of the Lodi Public Library as your charity and make sure to shop through the smile.amazon.com site. There is no cost to you!

Every time you shop, make sure the black Amazon bar shows you are "Supporting: Friends of The Lodi Public Library" and thank you for your support!

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