Evening Book Discussion

POSTPONED (Was to be held Wednesday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m.)


Our book for September is "Beloved" by Toni Morrison.

Sethe, an escaped slave living in post-Civial War Ohio with her daughter and mother-in-law, is haunted by the ghost of the dead baby girl whom she sacrificed.

Request the book.

The book discussion is facilitated by Assistant Director Mary Bell. Newcomers are always welcome. No registration is required.






 

Classics Books Discussion

Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 6:30 p.m.

This month we are reading "A Clockwork Orange" by Anthony Burgess.

Told through a central character, Alex, this disturbing novel creates an alarming futuristic vision of violence, high technology, and authoritarianism. A modern classic set in a dismal dystopia whereby a juvenile undergoes state-sponsored psychological rehabilitation for his aberrant behavior.

Copies available at the front desk. Or, to place a hold, click here.

For questions, contact Jessica at jessicammagill@hotmail.com.






 

Booked for Lunch

Tuesday, Oct. 5, at noon

Our October book is "Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions" by Mario Giordano.

Retiring to Sicily in the hopes of spending her final years enjoying the ocean view, the wine and the company of friends, 60-year-old Auntie Poldi discovers that her new home is not quite as tranquil as anticipated when her handsome young handyman is found murdered.

The Booked for Lunch discussion group is facilitated by Library Director Karen Demers in the Brooks Room of the library. Regular print and large print copies can be picked up at the service desk.

The ebook is available throught 
Hoopla.


 

 

 


Evening Book Discussion

Wednesday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m.


This month's book is "The Sympathizer" by Viet Thanh Nguyen.

The Sympathizer" follows a Viet Cong agent as he spies on a South Vietnamese army general and his compatriots as they start a new life in 1975 Los Angeles.

Request the book.

This monthly book discussion is facilitated by Assistant Director Mary Bell (summers off). Newcomers are always welcome!





 


Classics Books Discussion

Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 6:30 p.m.

This month's book is "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" by Douglas Adams. (We are returning to the Brooks Room beginning with this month's discusssion.)

After Earth is demolished to make way for a new hyperspatial expressway, Arthur Dent begins to hitch-hike through space.

Copies of the book will be available at the front desk. Or, to place a hold, click here

For questions, contact Jessica: jessicammagill@hotmail.com.