FSPL Adult Reading Group

Join others in your community as we discuss:

A Spool of Blue Thread

by Anne Tyler

The Whitshanks are one of those families that radiate togetherness: an indefinable, enviable kind of specialness.  But they are also like all families, in that the stories they tell themselves reveal only part of the picture.  Abby and Red and their four grown children have accumulated not only tender moments, laughter, and celebrations, but also jealousies, disappointments, and carefully guarded secrets.  From Red's father and mother, newly arrived in Baltimore in the 1920s, to Abby and Red's grandchildren carrying the family legacy boisterously into the twenty-first century, here are four generations of Whitshanks, their lives unfolding in and around the sprawling, lovingly worn Baltimore house that has always been their anchor.

Books are available at both library branches.

Adults ages 18 and up.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Long Distance Biking


Planning a long-distance biking adventure?  Join other biking enthusiasts at the Springboro Library to learn all aspects of multi-day cycling.  From January to May of 2016 Tomfoolery Outdoors owner, Tom Helbig, completed a self-supported ride across America on the Southern Tier Bicycle Route from San Diego, California to Key West, Florida.  Tom's mission was to raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics through volunteer service and the love of traveling by bicycle.  He pedaled over 4,100 miles during 105 days with 11 Special Olympics awareness stops.

Tomfoolery Outdoors owner, Tom Helbig, has a passion for getting all types and ages of people to live an active lifestyle.

Seating on a first come basis.  All ages welcome.

This program is sponsored by the Franklin-Springboro Public Library and the City of Springboro's Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee.


Other Side of Christmas



Author/Illustrator Beth Gully Ambigram Demonstration and Book Signing

Families are invited to watch as Beth demonstrates her unique way of looking at words and image by creating an ambigram.  She is one of approximately 100 professional ambigram (upside-down images) designers worldwide.


Open seating.  All ages welcome.

Monday, December 5, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm


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