Upcoming Book Discussion Events

September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 6:00pm
Shows how a simple hospital visit becomes a portal to the most tender relationship of all--the one between mother and daughter. Lucy Barton is recovering slowly from what should have been a simple operation. Her mother, to whom she hasn't spoken for many years, comes to see her. Gentle gossip about... Read More
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Book Discussion

October 10, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 1:30pm
When, in 1922, he is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, the Count Alexander Rostov is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov, an indomitable man of erudition and wit, has never worked a day in his life, and must now... Read More
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Book Discussion

October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 6:00pm
A narration of a summer motorcycle trip undertaken by a father and his son, this book becomes a personal and philosophical odyssey into fundamental questions on how to live. The narrator's relationship with his son leads to a powerful self-reckoning; the craft of motorcycle maintenance leads to an... Read More
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Book Discussion

October 31, 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 10:00am
Jump into your costume and come to a "howlingly" good time here at the library. We'll tell stories, sing and dance, and snack of special treats. Join the fun. No registration is required.
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Book Discussion, Childrens

November 14, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 1:30pm
Writing. Getting started -- Short assignments -- Shitty first drafts -- Perfectionism -- School lunches -- Polaroids -- Character -- Plot -- Dialogue -- Set design -- False starts -- Plot treatment -- How do you know when you're done? -- The writing frame of mind. Looking around -- The moral point... Read More
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Book Discussion

November 27, 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 6:00pm
Traces the arc of King David's journey from obscurity to fame, from shepherd to soldier, from hero to traitor, from beloved king to murderous despot and into his remorseful and diminished dotage. By author of March, People of the Book and other favorites.
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Book Discussion

December 12, 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 1:30pm
"In the winter of 1885, decorated war hero Colonel Allen Forrester leads an exploratory expedition up the Wolverine River and into the vast, untamed Alaska Territory. Leaving behind Sophie, his newly pregnant wife, Forrester records his extraordinary experiences in hopes that his journal will reach... Read More
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Book Discussion