Book Clubs

  • 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
    January 21 at 6:30 pm. Join us as we discuss The Redeemer by Jo Nesbo. Shots ring out at a Salvation Army Christmas concert in Oslo, leaving one of the singer’s dead in the street. The trail will lead Harry Hole, Oslo’s best investigator and worst civil […]...
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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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  • The Tuesday Book Club Pick for August
    The Tuesday Book Club Pick for August
    August 1, 2020 by
    Our Tuesday Book Discussion has gone virtual! Meet up on Zoom as we discuss Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate. A reminder: the August meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 12 at 1:00pm due to the Tuesday primary. This historical novel is based on the […]...
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  • Mystery Book Club Title for August:
    Mystery Book Club Title for August:
    August 1, 2020 by
    Our Mystery Book Club has gone virtual! Meet up on Zoom as we discuss The Tooth Tattoo by Peter Lovesey. “Ingenious . . . Lovers of good music and a good mystery should not miss this delightful tale.” —Washington Post Book World If you are interested in attending […]...
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  • Mystery Book Club Title for July:  Fallout by Sara Paretsky
    Mystery Book Club Title for July: Fallout by Sara Paretsky
    June 25, 2020 by
    Zooming on July 16: A small Midwestern town is way outside VI Warshawski’s comfort zone, but in Fallout, the detective spends a month in Lawrence, Kansas, where author Sara Paretsky grew up. At loose ends – her lover is in Switzerland while her beloved cranky neighbor, Mr. […]...
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  • Tuesday Book Club Title for July
    Tuesday Book Club Title for July
    May 31, 2020 by
    Next Meeting:  Tuesday July 14 at 1:00 pm via Zoom. Given the vagaries of our virus challenged existence, the Library’s Tuesday Book  Discussion Group is scheduling a zoom session for our July meeting. It will be held at the usual time of 1:00. You will receive an […]...
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  • Running low on your Hoopla borrows? The Free Bonus Borrows program has been extended to May 31!
    Running low on your Hoopla borrows? The Free Bonus Borrows program has been extended to May 31!
    May 1, 2020 by
    You won’t find the current  #1 best seller, but typing in “bonus borrows” in the Hoopla search bar will reveal classics like the Count of Monte Cristo, Wuthering Heights, Howard’s End and Moby Dick for e-books, or Agatha Christie and H.G. Wells  on e-audio. Plus lots of  […]...
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  • May the 4th Be With You - Hoopla Offerings
    May the 4th Be With You – Hoopla Offerings
    May 1, 2020 by
    May 4th is Star Wars Day! You will be able to find a variety of eBooks, eAudiobooks and music titles on Hoopla for all ages to enjoy.  With Hoopla’s simultaneous use there is never any waiting so it will allow you to instantly discover your inner Jedi!...
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  • Hoopla Bonus Borrow:  Harry Potter & The Sorcerer's Stone
    Hoopla Bonus Borrow: Harry Potter & The Sorcerer’s Stone
    April 1, 2020 by
    Hoopla has announced that Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone will be instantly available on both eBook and audiobook until April 30th as part of the hoopla Bonus Borrows collection. All titles in the hoopla Bonus Borrows collection are complimentary to libraries and cost a hoopla patron zero borrows. The hoopla Bonus Borrows collection is here […]...
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