Book Clubs

  • Mystery Book Club Selection for May
    Mystery Book Club Selection for May
    April 16, 2021 by
    Thursday, May 20, from 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Join us as we discuss Destroyer Angel by Nevada Barr. Check back for meeting details. Extra copies will be available at the circulation desk....
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  • Tuesday Book Club Pick For May
    Tuesday Book Club Pick For May
    April 16, 2021 by
    May 11, from 1 – 2 pm.  Join us as we discuss American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins. Extra copies will be available at the circulation desk.  Details about meeting location coming soon!...
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  • The Mystery Book Club Selection for April
    The Mystery Book Club Selection for April
    March 26, 2021 by
    Thursday, April 15 at 6:30 pm. Join us as we discuss W is for Wasted by Sue Grafton.  Check back for meeting details. “Two dead bodies changed the course of my life that fall. One of them I knew and the other I’d never laid eyes on […]...
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  • The Tuesday Book Club Selection for April
    The Tuesday Book Club Selection for April
    March 12, 2021 by
    April 13, 1 – 2 pm “Beartown” by Fredrik Backman is the novel to be discussed at the April 13th meeting of the Library Tuesday Book Discussion Group. The book’s setting is a small dying town surrounded by forest. But Beartown’s junior hockey team is on the […]...
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  • The Mystery Book Club Selection for March
    The Mystery Book Club Selection for March
    February 20, 2021 by
    Thursday, March 18 at 6:30 pm. Join us as we discuss Plum Island by Nelson DeMille. Wounded in the line of duty, NYPD homicide detective John Corey convalesces in the Long Island township of Southold, home to farmers, fishermen — and at least one killer. Tom and […]...
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  • The Tuesday Book Club Selection for March
    The Tuesday Book Club Selection for March
    February 15, 2021 by
    Tuesday, March 9 at 1:00 pm. Join us as we discuss The Worst Hard Time: the Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan. Winner of the National Book Award for Nonfiction, the book describes the man-made ecological disaster that hit […]...
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  • Mystery Book Club selection for February
    Mystery Book Club selection for February
    January 22, 2021 by
    The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen Reviewed Thursday, February 18,          We totally enjoyed The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen.  The discussion was very interesting and the consensus was  this was an Author worth reading more of his books.  We rated […]...
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  • The Tuesday Book Club Selection for February, 2021
    The Tuesday Book Club Selection for February, 2021
    January 14, 2021 by
    Tuesday, February 09 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm. Join us as we discuss The Education of an Idealist: a Memoir by Samantha Power. This is the story of an Irish immigrant brought up in Pittsburgh and Atlanta, becoming a journalist and witnessing the genocide in Bosnia, and […]...
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  • The Mystery Book Club Selection for January 2021
    The Mystery Book Club Selection for January 2021
    December 19, 2020 by
    The Redeemer by Jo Nesbo was discussed January 21, 2021.      Nesbo’s stories are always beautifully written, sometimes wordy and often involving Oslo in the winter featuring Harry Hole, brrr.  We rated the book 4.0.   Shots ring out at a Salvation Army Christmas concert in Oslo, […]...
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  • December's Mystery Book Club Title
    December’s Mystery Book Club Title
    December 1, 2020 by
    The Bitterroots by C. J. Box Discussed 12/17/20; rated 4.1     We enjoyed Bitterroots by C. J. Box.  The author has a great way of building the story and concluding with an ending that ties up all the surprising pieces.  We rated it 4.1.  All agreed […]...
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  • The November Mystery Book Club Selection
    The November Mystery Book Club Selection
    November 26, 2020 by
    Hercule Poirot’s Christmas by Agatha Christie. Discussed 11/19/20 – rated 4.5 stars.     We loved this book and the author.  She never fails to surprise us.  Twists, turns and characters abound.  We rated this book 4.5 one of our highest. We loved this book and the […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Title for November
    Tuesday Book Club Title for November
    October 25, 2020 by
    Tuesday, November 10, 1:00 – 2:00 pm.  Join us as we discuss the classic novel 1984 by George Orwell. First published in 1949, it was modeled on Stalinist Russia. Depicting how political, economic, and social frameworks can become malicious and harmful to the people they supposedly serve, […]...
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  • The October Mystery Club Book
    The October Mystery Club Book
    October 18, 2020 by
    The Distant Echo by Val McDermid – Discussed 10/15/20; Rated 3.9  We enjoyed Distant Echo by Val McDermid.  She was a little confusing when she referred to the 4 young/older men both by nickname and real name.  We agreed she would be a good read for her […]...
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  • The Mystery Book Club's Selection for September
    The Mystery Book Club’s Selection for September
    August 13, 2020 by
    Thursday, September 17, 6:30 – 7:30 pm.  Join us as we discuss The Scarecrow by Michael Connelly. Extra copies will be available at the circulation desk.  Further details about our September meeting coming soon!...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Pick for September
    Tuesday Book Club Pick for September
    August 13, 2020 by
    September 8 at 1:00 pm. Join us as we discuss Less by Andrew Sean Greer, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2018. Extra copies will be available at the circulation desk.  Further details about our September meeting coming soon!...
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