BOOK DISCUSSIONS

March 4, 2015
"The Ghost Bride"
Brown Bag Book Discussion
12:15 pm to 1:00 pm at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library.

Bring your lunch and take a break from your workday with a good book. "The Ghost Bride" by Yangsze Choo.

 

March 5, 2015
"Radiance of Tomorrow"
Evening Book Discussion
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Brentwood Branch Library.

By Ishmael Beah.

 

March 5, 2015
"A Lesson Before Dying"
NXT Chapter: A Book Group for 20/30-Somethings
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Library Center.

By Ernest J. Gaines. Refreshments will be served.

 

March 10, 2015
"Redeployment"
Evening Book Discussion
6:00 pm at the Republic Branch Library.

By Phil Klay.

 

March 11, 2015
"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"
Book Discussion
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the Library Center.

By Rebecca Skloot.

 

March 11, 2015
"Rebecca"
Book Discussion
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the Willard Branch Library.

By Daphne du Maurier.

 

March 11, 2015
"The Screwtape Letters"
Book Discussion
1:30 pm at the Fair Grove Branch Library.

By C.S. Lewis.

 

March 12, 2015
"A Man Called Ove"
Book Discussion
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at the Republic Branch Library.

By Fredrik Backman.

 

March 13, 2015
"Big Little Lies"
Northview Book Club
10:30 am to 11:30 am at the Offsite.

Check out our Library-sponsored book group just for seniors. We meet every second Friday of the month at the Northview Center in Doling Park, 301 E. Talmage St. "Big Little Lies" by Liane Moriarty.

 

March 14, 2015
"The Harlem Hellfighters"
Graphic Novels for Grown-ups
1:30 pm at the Brentwood Branch Library.

Whether you’re new to the medium or have grown up with it, join us as we read and discuss contemporary and classic graphic literature from around the world. "The Harlem Hellfighters" by Max Brooks, illustrated by Caanan White.

 

March 17, 2015
"Amy Falls Down"
Book Discussion
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at the Ash Grove Branch Library.

By Jincy Willett.

 

March 19, 2015
"An Unfinished Life"
South Side Senior Center Book Discussion
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at the Offsite.

We meet every third Thursday of the month at South Side Senior Center, 2215 S. Fremont Ave. "An Unfinished Life" by Mark Spragg.

 

March 23, 2015
"A Stillness at Appomattox"
Civil War Book Discussion Group
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Library Center.

By Bruce Catton.

 

March 24, 2015
"The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery"
Book Discussion
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at the Brentwood Branch Library.

By Alan Bradley.

 

March 26, 2015
"My Beloved World"
Book Discussion
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at the Library Station.

Visit with others about the current read. "My Beloved World" by Sonia Sotomayor.

 

March 26, 2015
"Death Comes for the Archbishop"
Tea and Classics Book Discussion
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library.

Enjoy a cup of tea and tackle some of the Modern Library’s 100 Best Novels with us, one at a time. "Death Comes for the Archbishop" by Willa Cather.

 

April 1, 2015
"Arcadia"
Brown Bag Book Discussion
12:15 pm to 1:00 pm at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library.

Bring your lunch and take a break from your workday with a good book. "Arcadia" by Lauren Groff.

 

April 2, 2015
"My Salinger Year"
Evening Book Discussion
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Brentwood Branch Library.

By Joanna Rakoff.

 

April 2, 2015
"Tell the Wolves I'm Home"
NXT Chapter: A Book Group for 20/30-Somethings
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Library Center.

By Carol Rifka Brunt. Refreshments will be served.

 

April 7, 2015
"The Giver"
Evening Book Discussion
6:00 pm at the Republic Branch Library.

By Lois Lowry. A One Read event.

 

April 8, 2015
"The Giver"
Book Discussion
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the Library Center.

By Lois Lowry. A One Read event.

 

April 8, 2015
"The Giver"
Book Discussion
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the Willard Branch Library.

By Lois Lowry. A One Read event.

 

April 8, 2015
"The Giver"
Book Discussion
1:30 pm at the Fair Grove Branch Library.

"The Giver" by Lois Lowry. A One Read event.

 

April 9, 2015
"The Giver"
Book Discussion
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at the Republic Branch Library.

By Lois Lowry. A One Read event.

 

April 10, 2015
"Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands"
Northview Book Club
10:30 am to 11:30 am at the Offsite.

Check out our Library-sponsored book group just for seniors. We meet every second Friday of the month at the Northview Center in Doling Park, 301 E. Talmage St. "Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands" by Chris Bohjalian.

 

April 11, 2015
"Seconds"
Graphic Novels for Grown-ups
1:30 pm at the Brentwood Branch Library.

Whether you’re new to the medium or have grown up with it, join us as we read and discuss contemporary and classic graphic literature from around the world. "Seconds" by Bryan Lee O'Malley with Jason Fischer, Dustin Harbin and Nathan Fairbairn.

 

April 15, 2015
"The Giver"
Downtown Book Club
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm at the Offsite.

The conversation will be flowing as we discuss provocative fiction, nonfiction and memoir at The Coffee Ethic, 124 Park Central Square. "The Giver" by Lois Lowry. A One Read event.

 

April 16, 2015
"Some Luck"
South Side Senior Center Book Discussion
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at the Offsite.

We meet every third Thursday of the month at South Side Senior Center, 2215 S. Fremont Ave. "Some Luck," by Jane Smiley

 

April 21, 2015
"The Giver"
Book Discussion
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at the Ash Grove Branch Library.

By Lois Lowry. A One Read event.

 

April 23, 2015
"The Giver"
Book Discussion
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at the Library Station.

Visit with others about the current read. "The Giver" by Lois Lowry. A One Read event.

 

April 23, 2015
"Brideshead Revisited"
Tea and Classics Book Discussion
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library.

Enjoy a cup of tea and tackle some of the Modern Library’s 100 Best Novels with us, one at a time. "Brideshead Revisited" by Evelyn Waugh.

 

April 28, 2015
"The Giver"
Book Discussion
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at the Brentwood Branch Library.

By Lois Lowry. A One Read event.

 

May 5, 2015
"Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?"
Evening Book Discussion
6:00 pm at the Republic Branch Library.

By Roz Chast.

 

May 6, 2015
"State of Wonder"
Brown Bag Book Discussion
12:15 pm to 1:00 pm at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library.

Bring your lunch and take a break from your workday with a good book. "State of Wonder" by Ann Patchett.

 

May 7, 2015
"Station Eleven"
Evening Book Discussion
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Brentwood Branch Library.

By Emily St. John Mandel.

 

May 7, 2015
"All the Light We Cannot See"
NXT Chapter: A Book Group for 20/30-Somethings
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Library Center.

By Anthony Doerr. Refreshments will be served.

 

May 8, 2015
"To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care"
Northview Book Club
10:30 am to 11:30 am at the Offsite.

Check out our Library-sponsored book group just for seniors. We meet every second Friday of the month at the Northview Center in Doling Park, 301 E. Talmage St. "To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care" by Cris Beam.

 

May 9, 2015
"RASL"
Graphic Novels for Grown-ups
1:30 pm at the Brentwood Branch Library.

Whether you’re new to the medium or have grown up with it, join us as we read and discuss contemporary and classic graphic literature from around the world. "RASL," by Jeff Smith with Steve Hamaker.

 

May 13, 2015
"The Weight of Blood"
Book Discussion
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the Library Center.

By Laura McHugh.

 

May 13, 2015
"After Visiting Friends: A Son's Story"
Book Discussion
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the Willard Branch Library.

By Michael Hainey.

 

May 13, 2015
"The Great Gatsby"
Book Discussion
1:30 pm at the Fair Grove Branch Library.

By F. Scott Fitzgerald.

 

May 14, 2015
"Liberty's Torch: The Great Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty"
Book Discussion
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at the Republic Branch Library.

By Elizabeth Mitchell.

 

May 18, 2015
"A Year in the South: Four Lives in 1865"
Civil War Book Discussion Group
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Library Center.

By Stephen V. Ash.

 

May 19, 2015
"A Fifty-Year Silence: Love, War, and a Ruined House in France"
Book Discussion
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at the Ash Grove Branch Library.

By Miranda Richmond Mouillot.

 

May 21, 2015
"The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery"
South Side Senior Book Discussion Group
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at the Offsite.

We meet every third Thursday of the month at South Side Senior Center, 2215 S. Fremont Ave. "The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery" by Alan Bradley.

 

May 23, 2015
Reader's Choice
Book Discussion
1:00 pm at the Strafford Branch Library.

What have you been reading lately? Join us and talk about your favorite new book.

 

May 26, 2015
"Some Luck"
Book Discussion
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at the Brentwood Branch Library.

By Jane Smiley.

 

May 28, 2015
"Faith Bass Darling's Last Garage Sale"
Book Discussion
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at the Library Station.

Visit with others about the current read. "Faith Bass Darling's Last Garage Sale" by Lynda Rutledge

 

May 28, 2015
"Pale Fire"
Tea and Classics Book Discussion
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library.

Enjoy a cup of tea and tackle some of the Modern Library’s 100 Best Novels with us, one at a time. "Pale Fire" by Vladimir Nabokov.

 
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