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Summertime Virtual Events for Adults, Too!

Picture of a laptop.Join library staff, guest speakers, and your neighbors online this summer for digital programs that the bring library learning and fun to the comfort of home.

Cook with Us: Summer Reading Cooking Series
Wednesdays in July, 1 p.m.
Too many cooks never apply to our kitchen! We believe more the merrier. Come cook along as library staff share videos of their favorite recipes, premiering at 1 p.m. on the FCPL YouTube channel.

The Virtual Magic Show*
Wednesday, July 15, 1:30 p.m.
Join us as Jay Mattioli presents a full-scale magic and illusion show performed live for an interactive audience of all ages.

Cook Along with Patricia Tanumihardja*
Wednesday, July 22, 1 p.m.
Join local cookbook author Pat Tanumihardja in a virtual cookalong session to celebrate the launch of her two new cookbooks. Pat will show you how to make an easy Asian recipe using just a few, common ingredients.

Read to Your Zodiac Sign
Thursdays, July 23 - August 13, 10:30 a.m.
Interested in book suggestions based on your astrological sign? Our videos will highlight the different zodiac sign elements — Air, Water, Earth and Fire — and introduce you to books and subjects recommended for your particular sign. Sessions premiere at 10:30 a.m. on the FCPL YouTube channel.

Meet Author Louis Bayard Virtually*
Thursday, August 13, 7 p.m.
Washington, D.C., author Louis Bayard will discuss his novel, Courting Mr. Lincoln (available as an audiobook) and the challenges of writing historical fiction.

End-of-Summer Clue Hunt
August 8-14, All Day
Can you imagine your story in different ways and hunt down the answers to our clues? Solve them just for fun or submit your answers by August 14 to be entered for a chance to win a prize.

*Registration Required

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