Holiday Hours

BOOK DISCUSSIONS

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
"Salem's Lot" by Stephen King
Donuts & Death
6 p.m. at Hurts Donut Company

Horror has never tasted so sweet. Join our horror book club and sink your teeth into a good book while enjoying Hurts donuts.

 

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
"The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry" by Gabrielle Zevin
Book Discussion
1 p.m. at Library Center

 

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
"Daisy Miller: A Study" by Henry James
Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at Fair Grove Branch Library

 

Thursday, December 15, 2016
"The Remains of the Day" by Kazuo Ishiguro
South Side Senior Center Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at South Side Senior Center

We meet every third Thursday of the month.

 

Thursday, December 15, 2016
"Logan's Run" by William F. Nolan
Books & Brew
4 p.m. at Mother's Brewing Company

Enjoy a cold glass of beer and a book based-in or about Missouri.

 

Monday, December 19, 2016
"The Fortunes" by Peter Ho Davies
Downtown Book Club
6 p.m. at The Coffee Ethic

 

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
"Dream Work" by Mary Oliver
Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at Ash Grove Branch Library

 

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
"The Old Man and the Sea" by Ernest Hemingway
Books You Always Meant to Read
7 p.m. at Library Center

A classics book discussion

 

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
"Elf," rated PG, hot cocoa, popcorn and paper ornament making for the young and young at heart. Materials will be provided.
Movie and Hot Cocoa
4-6 p.m. at Midtown Carnegie Branch Library

 

Tuesday, December 27, 2016
"Miss Jane" by Brad Watson. Due to library renovation, this event will take place at the Van K. Smith Community Health Library in the C.H. "Chub" O'Reilly Cancer Center, 2055 S. Fremont Ave., Mercy Hospital campus.
Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at

 

Thursday, January 5, 2017
"The Buried Giant" by Kazuo Ishiguro
Evening Book Discussion
6:30-8:30 p.m. at

 

Thursday, January 5, 2017
"The Glass Castle: A Memoir" by Jeannette Walls
NXT Chapter: A Book Group for 20/30-Somethings
7:30 p.m. at Library Center

 

Saturday, January 7, 2017
"Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging" by Sebastian Junger
First Saturdays Book Discussion
2 p.m. at Midtown Carnegie Branch Library

Discuss some of the most highly acclaimed books from the past few years.

 

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
"Burnt Offerings" by Robert Marasco
Donuts & Death
6 p.m. at Hurts Donut Company

Horror has never tasted so sweet. Join our horror book club and sink your teeth into a good book while enjoying Hurts donuts.

 

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
"H is for Hawk" by Helen Macdonald
Book Discussion
1 p.m. at Library Center

 

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
"The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein
Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at Fair Grove Branch Library

 

Thursday, January 12, 2017
"All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr
Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at Republic Branch Library

 

Thursday, January 12, 2017
"A Canticle for Leibowitz" by Walter M. Miller Jr.
Dragons & Jetpacks
6 p.m. at Midtown Carnegie Branch Library

Discuss renowned science fiction and fantasy novels.

 

Friday, January 13, 2017
"The Thirteenth Tale" by Diane Setterfield
Northview Book Discussion
10:30 a.m. at Northview Center

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.

 

Friday, January 13, 2017
"Furiously Happy: A Funny Book about Horrible Things" by Jenny Lawson
The Bookies
1:30 p.m. at Ash Grove Branch Library

Discuss a lively mix of genres with others.

 

Monday, January 16, 2017
"The Unseen World" by Liz Moore
Downtown Book Club
6 p.m. at The Coffee Ethic

 

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
"Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi
Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at Ash Grove Branch Library

 

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
"Northanger Abbey" by Jane Austen
Books You Always Meant to Read
7 p.m. at Library Center

A classics book discussion

 

Thursday, January 19, 2017
"Plainsong" by Kent Haruf
South Side Senior Center Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at South Side Senior Center

We meet every third Thursday of the month.

 

Thursday, January 19, 2017
"High Bloods" by John Farris
Books & Brew
4 p.m. at Mother's Brewing Company

Enjoy a cold glass of beer and a book based-in or about Missouri.

 

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
"The Summer that Melted Everything" by Tiffany McDaniel
Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at

 

Thursday, January 26, 2017
"The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend" by Katarina Bivald
Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at Library Station

 

Monday, January 30, 2017
"Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief" by James M. McPherson
Civil War Book Discussion Group
7 p.m. at Library Center

 

Thursday, February 2, 2017
"Arrowood" by Laura McHugh
Evening Book Discussion
6:30-8:30 p.m. at

 

Thursday, February 2, 2017
"Now You See Me" by S.J. Bolton
NXT Chapter: A Book Group for 20/30-Somethings
7:30 p.m. at Library Center

 

Saturday, February 4, 2017
"My Name is Lucy Barton" by Elizabeth Strout
First Saturdays Book Discussion
2 p.m. at Midtown Carnegie Branch Library

Discuss some of the most highly acclaimed books from the past few years.

 

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
"Big Little Lies" by Liane Moriarty
Book Discussion
1 p.m. at Library Center

 

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
"Ar'n't I a Woman?: Female Slaves in the Plantation South" by Deborah Gray White
Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at Fair Grove Branch Library

 

Thursday, February 9, 2017
"The House Girl" by Tara Conklin
Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at Republic Branch Library

 

Thursday, February 9, 2017
"Lud-in-the-Mist" by Hope Mirrlees
Dragons & Jetpacks
6 p.m. at Midtown Carnegie Branch Library

Discuss renowned science fiction and fantasy novels.

 

Friday, February 10, 2017
"The Maximum Security Book Club: Reading Literature in a Men's Prison" by Mikita Brottman
Northview Book Discussion
10:30 a.m. at Northview Center

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.

 

Friday, February 10, 2017
"Geek Love" by Katherine Dunn
The Bookies
1:30 p.m. at Ash Grove Branch Library

Discuss a lively mix of genres with others.

 

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
"We Have Always Lived in the Castle" by Shirley Jackson
Donuts & Death
6 p.m. at Hurts Donut Company

Horror has never tasted so sweet. Join our horror book club and sink your teeth into a good book while enjoying Hurts donuts.

 

Thursday, February 16, 2017
"Miss Jane" by Brad Watson
South Side Senior Center Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at South Side Senior Center

We meet every third Thursday of the month.

 

Thursday, February 16, 2017
"The Hollow Man" by Dan Simmons
Books & Brew
4 p.m. at Mother's Brewing Company

Enjoy a cold glass of beer and a book based-in or about Missouri.

 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
"A Month in the Country" by J.L. Carr
Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at Ash Grove Branch Library

 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
"Brideshead Revisited" by Evelyn Waugh
Books You Always Meant to Read
7 p.m. at Library Center

A classics book discussion

 

Thursday, February 23, 2017
"The Storied Life of AJ Fikry" by Gabrielle Zevin
Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at Library Station

 

Monday, February 27, 2017
"The Angel of History" by Rabih Alameddine
Downtown Book Club
6 p.m. at The Coffee Ethic

 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
"Remains of the Day" by Kazuo Ishiguro
Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at

 
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