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Best Selling Author at Library

Please Join Plainville Councilman Patrick M. Kilby, and the Friends of the Plainville Public Library for a discussion and book signing event featuring New York Times bestselling author M. William Phelps for a discussion and book signing event titled “Inside the Mind of the Serial Killer: How He Thinks, Why He Kills.” On Tuesday, October 13th 2015 @ 7:00pm at  the Plainville Public Library.

Phelps will discuss the latest case in New Britain—alleged serial killer William Howell and how Howell fits into the spectrum of the American serial murderer.  

Crime, murder and serial killer expert, creator/producer/writer and former host of the Investigation Discovery series DARK MINDS, acclaimed, award-winning investigative journalist M. William Phelps is the New York Times best-selling author of 30 books and winner of the 2013 Excellence in (Investigative) Journalism Award and the 2008 New England Book Festival Award. A highly sought-after pundit, Phelps has made over 100 media-related television appearances.


The movie matinee series of recently released DVDs continues on Thursday, October 14 at 2:30 p.m. at the Plainville Public Library with “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”, featuring Judi Dench and Maggie Smith.  The film continues the story started in the “Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” about a retirement home in India that is frequented by retirees from Britain.  The hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals and the owner, Sonny, pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.


Soprano, Emily Riggs and guitarist, Daniel Hartington, will give a free concert at the Plainville Public Library on Thursday, October 22 at 7:00 p.m.  The duo are sponsored by the New Britain Symphony and will play works from the Renaissance up to modern times.  They will perform music for voice and guitar from John Dowland (1563-1626), Stephen Foster (1826-1864) – including “Beautiful Dreamer”, Fernando Sor (1778-1839) and Joaquin Rodrigo (1901-1999). 

             Emily Riggs is an Assistant Professor Voice at Eastern Connecticut State University where she teaches private voice and is the director of Eastern Opera.  Daniel Hartington performs regularly as a guitar soloist and extensively as part of a number of chamber ensembles.  He is on the faculty of Eastern Connecticut State University and the Hartt School Community Division at the University of Hartford. 

            The Friends of the Plainville Library will provide refreshments after the performance. For more information call the library at 860-793-1446


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