Book Clubs @ Your Library
VIRTUAL BROWN BAG BOOK CLUB
|This club is hosted on a Zoom Meeting during the lunch hour. Participants will join to discuss new titles each month and all are encouraged to enjoy their lunch too. After COVID-19 has ended, we will look at hosting these sessions in person.|
"A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens
Wednesday, December 2 at NoonSummary: On the night of Christmas Eve, Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by three Christmas spirits. The Ghost of Christmas Past confronts Scrooge with his youth, the Ghost of Christmas Present reveals the Cratchits' struggle amid poverty, and the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come harrows Scrooge with dire visions of the future if he does not learn to treat his fellow man with kindness, generosity, and and compassion.
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"The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie BarrowsWednesday, January 6 at Noon
Summary: As London is emerging from the shadow of World War II, writer Juliet Ashton discovers her next subject in a book club on Guernsey--a club born as a spur-of-the-moment alibi after its members are discovered breaking curfew by the Germans occupying their island.
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Register to Attend Online Starting 12/02/2020
"The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle" by Stuart Turton
Wednesday, February 3 at Noon
Summary: Evelyn Hardcastle will die. Every day until Aiden Bishop can identify her killer and break the cycle. But every time the day begins again, Aiden wakes up in the body of a different guest. And some of his hosts are more helpful than others...
Register to Attend Online Starting 01/06/2021
"True Grit" by Charles Portis
Wednesday, March 3 at Noon
Summary: The story of Mattie Ross, a 14-year-old girl from Arkansas in the 1870s, who sets out one winter to avenge the murder of her father.
Register to Attend Online Starting 02/03/21
"And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie
Wednesday, April 7 at Noon
Summary: Ten people, strangers to each other, are invited to a lavish estate on an island. The tension mounts as, one by one, they are murdered.
Register to Attend Online Starting 03/03/2021
COVER-TO-COVER BOOK CLUB
|Join the library’s monthly book club discussion group for avid adult readers in the community. We meet on the third Thursday evenings of each month to discuss bestsellers, fiction, biographies, nonfiction, classics, and more. Join us at our next session.|
No Book Selection for January 2021
Meeting Date: Thursday, January 21 at 6:00PM
For the January meeting we will reconvene after the holidays and share what books we read on our own during our time off.
Register to Attend Online Starting 12/17/2020
"Maybe You Should Talk to Someone" by Lori Gottlieb
Thursday, February 18 at 6:00PM
Summary: From a New York Times best-selling author, psychotherapist, and national advice columnist, a hilarious, thought-provoking, and surprising new book that takes us behind the scenes of a therapist's world--where her patients are looking for answers (and so is she).
Register to Attend Online Starting 01/21/2021
"Everything Happens for a Reason" by Kate Bowler
Thursday, March 18 at 6:00PM
Summary: Kate Bowler is a professor at Duke Divinity School specializing in the study of the prosperity gospel, a creed that sees fortune as a blessing from God and misfortune as a mark of God’s disapproval. At thirty-five, everything in her life seems to point toward "blessing" until she's diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer, and now has to look at her life in a new light.
Register to Attend Online Starting 02/18/2021
"Dogtripping" by David Rosenfelt
Thursday, April 15 at 6:00PM
Summary: When writer David Rosenfelt and his family moved from Southern California to Maine, he thought he had prepared for everything. But traveling with 25 dogs turned out to be a bigger ordeal than anticipated. Rosenfelt recounts the adventure of moving his animal companions across the US with humor and warmth, and tells the tale of how he and his wife became passionate foster parents for rescue dogs.
Register to Attend Online Starting 03/18/2021