Adults

  • Mystery Book Club Selection for May
    Mystery Book Club Selection for May
    April 17, 2019 by
    Thursday, May 16 at 6:30 pm; Killingworth Library. Please join us as we discuss Faithful Place by Tana French. Back in 1985, Frank Mackey was a nineteen-year-old kid with a dream of escaping hisi family’s cramped flat on Faithful Place and running away to London with his […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Title for May
    Tuesday Book Club Title for May
    April 13, 2019 by
    Tuesday, May 14 at 1:00 pm.  Join us at Killingworth Library as we discuss In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History by Mitch Landrieu. “There is a difference between remembrance of history and reverence for it.” When Mitch Landrieu addressed the people of New […]...
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  • Mystery Book Club Selection for April
    Mystery Book Club Selection for April
    April 2, 2019 by
    April 18, 6:30 at Killingworth Library.  Join us as we discuss Silence of the Grave by Arnaldur Indridason. A corpse is found on a hill outside the city of Reykjavík, and Detective Inspector Erlendur Sveinsson and his team think the body may have been buried for some […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Title for April
    Tuesday Book Club Title for April
    March 12, 2019 by
    April 9 at 1:00 pm, Killingworth Library. The Keepers of the House is a 1964 novel by Shirley Ann Grau set in rural Alabama and covering seven generations of the Howland family that lived in the same house and built a community around themselves. As such, it […]...
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  • Mystery Book Club Selection for March
    Mystery Book Club Selection for March
    February 27, 2019 by
    March 21, 6:30 pm at the Barrelhouse, Rte 81 Killingworth.  Join us as we discuss Through the Evil Days by Julia Spencer-Fleming. On a frigid January night, Chief of Police Russ Van Alstyne and Reverend Clare Fergusson are called to the scene of a raging fire. The […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Title for March
    Tuesday Book Club Title for March
    February 27, 2019 by
    Tuesday, March 12, 1:00 pm at the Killingworth Library. The memoir “The Choice” by Edith Eva Eger (with Esme Schwall Weigand) is the work to be discussed at the March meeting of the Tuesday Book Discussion Group. Subtitled “Embrace the Possible”, it is the inspiring story of […]...
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  • Mystery Book Club Title for February
    Mystery Book Club Title for February
    January 24, 2019 by
    February 21, 6:30 pm at Killingworth Library. Join us as we discuss In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware. What should be a cozy and fun-filled weekend deep in the English countryside takes a sinister turn in Ruth Ware’s suspenseful, compulsive, and darkly twisted psychological thriller. […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club - Feb Meeting Cancelled
    Tuesday Book Club – Feb Meeting Cancelled
    January 18, 2019 by
    The 2/12 book club meeting has been cancelled due to the weather.  We will be discussing the February book during our March meeting: Killers of the Flower Moon” by David Grann.   The subtitle of this nonfiction work, “The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI” sets […]...
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  • Mystery Book Club Title for January
    Mystery Book Club Title for January
    December 26, 2018 by
    Thursday, January 17, 6:30 p.m. at the library.  Join us as we discuss The Wicked Boy by Kate Summerscale. “In the summer of 1895, Robert Coombes (age 13) and his brother Nattie (age 12) were seen spending lavishly around the docklands of East London — for ten […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Title
    Tuesday Book Club Title
    November 16, 2018 by
    SPECIAL LOCATION FOR DECEMBER’S MEETING! Join us as we discuss The Residence by Kate Andersen Brower. An intimate account of  White House service staff, it covers the Kennedy presidency through that of Barack Obama. Its voices are those of  maids and butlers, florists, engineers, and of course […]...
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  • The Mystery Book Club Title for December
    The Mystery Book Club Title for December
    November 16, 2018 by
    SPECIAL LOCATION FOR DECEMBER’S MEETING! Join us as we discuss Still Life by Louise Penny, and November’s title, Since We Fell by Dennis LeHane. Please note the details of this special holiday gathering: the discussion will be held on Thursday, December 20th at 6:30, at the Barrel […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club
    Tuesday Book Club
    October 13, 2018 by
    Tuesday, November 13,  1:00 pm at the Killingworth Library.  Join us as we discuss An Odyssey: A Father, A son, and An Epic by Daniel Mendelson.  New York Times Book Review: “The father and son in the title of this many-layered memoir are not only the writer […]...
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  • The Mystery Book Club Title for November
    The Mystery Book Club Title for November
    September 21, 2018 by
    Thursday, November 15, 6:30 pm at Killingworth Library. Join us as we discuss Since We Fell by Dennis Lehane. This novel follows Rachel Childs, a former journalist who, after an on-air mental breakdown, now lives as a virtual shut-in. In all other respects, however, she enjoys an […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club
    Tuesday Book Club
    September 18, 2018 by
    Tuesday, October 9, 1:00 pm  at Killingworth Library. Join us as we discuss The Only Girl in the World: a Memoir by Maude Julien. The author was raised in isolation by a tyrant of a father determined to make her a super woman capable of surviving a […]...
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  • The Mystery Book Club Title for September
    The Mystery Book Club Title for September
    August 20, 2018 by
    Thursday, Sept 20 at 6:30 p.m.  Join us as we discuss He Said, She Said by Erin Kelly. “In the summer of 1999, Kit and Laura travel to a festival in Cornwall to see a total eclipse of the sun. Kit is an eclipse chaser; Laura has […]...
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