BOOK DISCUSSIONS

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, 124 Park Central Square

 

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

 

Saturday, March 4, 2017
"Bettyville: A Memoir" by George Hodgman
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, March 8, 2017
"The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd
Book Discussion
1 p.m. at Library Center

 

Thursday, March 9, 2017
"Maisie Dobbs" by Jaqueline Winspear. A One Read event.
Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at Republic Branch Library

 

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
"The Mothers" by Brit Bennett
Center City Book Club
1:30 p.m. at Tea Bar & Bites, 621 S. Pickwick Ave.

Perk up your week with friendly conversation in a cozy atmosphere.

 

Thursday, March 16, 2017
"Bad Feminist: Essays" by Roxane Gay
Books & Brew
6 p.m. at Mother's Brewing Company, 215 S. Grant Ave.

Enjoy a cold glass of beer while we discuss books about American culture. At Mother’s Brewing Company, 215 S. Grant Ave.

 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
"The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at Ash Grove Branch Library

 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
"The Return of the Soldier" by Rebecca West
Doughboys & Donuts
6 p.m. at Hurts Donut Company, 1111 E. Republic Rd. #164

Discuss the lives of fictional WWI men and women while enjoying donuts, a favorite wartime treat.

 

Thursday, March 23, 2017
"The World's Largest Man" by Harrison Scott Key
Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at Library Station

 

Monday, March 27, 2017
"Lens of War: Exploring Iconic Photographs of the Civil War" edited by J. Matthew Gallman and Gary W. Gallagher
Civil War Book Discussion Group
7 p.m. at Library Center

 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
"The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America" by Erik Larson
Coffee & Crime
6 p.m. at Strafford Branch Library

Our spring series will focus on true crimes involving missing people and will explore the answered and unanswered questions unique to missing person cases. Sip coffee and discuss the book along with podcasts or documentaries related to each title.

 

Saturday, April 1, 2017
"Maisie Dobbs" by Jacqueline Winspear. A One Read event
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, April 11, 2017
"Maisie Dobbs" by Jacqueline Winspear. A One Read event
Center City Book Club
1:30 p.m. at Tea Bar & Bites, 621 S. Pickwick Ave.

Perk up your week with friendly conversation in a cozy atmosphere.

 

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
"Maisie Dobbs" by Jacqueline Winspear. A One Read event
Book Discussion
1 p.m. at Library Center

 

Thursday, April 13, 2017
"Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear" by Lindsay Mattick. A One Read event.
Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at Republic Branch Library

 

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
"Maisie Dobbs" by Jacqueline Winspear. A One Read event
Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at Ash Grove Branch Library

 

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
"Maisie Dobbs" by Jacqueline Winspear. A One Read event
Doughboys & Donuts
6 p.m. at Hurts Donut Company, 1111 E. Republic Rd. #164

Discuss the lives of fictional WWI men and women while enjoying donuts, a favorite wartime treat.

 

Thursday, April 20, 2017
"Homeward Bound: Why Women Are Embracing the New Domesticity" by Emily Matchar
Books & Brew
6 p.m. at Mother's Brewing Company, 215 S. Grant Ave.

Enjoy a cold glass of beer while we discuss books about American culture. At Mother’s Brewing Company, 215 S. Grant Ave.

 

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
"The Lost Girls: The True Story of the Cleveland Abductions and the Incredible Rescue of Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina DeJesus" by John Glatt
Coffee & Crime
6 p.m. at Strafford Branch Library

Our spring series will focus on true crimes involving missing people and will explore the answered and unanswered questions unique to missing person cases. Sip coffee and discuss the book along with podcasts or documentaries related to each title.

 

Thursday, April 27, 2017
"Bridge Ladies" by Betsy Lerner
Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at Library Station

 

Saturday, May 6, 2017
"The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead
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, May 9, 2017
"Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Center City Book Club
1:30 p.m. at Tea Bar & Bites, 621 S. Pickwick Ave.

Perk up your week with friendly conversation in a cozy atmosphere.

 

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
"My Beloved World" by Sonia Sotomayor
Book Discussion
1 p.m. at Library Center

 

Thursday, May 11, 2017
"Grandma Gatewood's Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail" by Ben Montgomery
Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at Republic Branch Library

 

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
"Thursdays at Coconuts" by Beth Carter. The author will join us for the discussion and books will be available for purchase and signing
Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at Ash Grove Branch Library

 

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
"All Quiet on the Western Front" by Erich Maria Remarque
Doughboys & Donuts
6 p.m. at Hurts Donut Company, 1111 E. Republic Rd. #164

Discuss the lives of fictional WWI men and women while enjoying donuts, a favorite wartime treat.

 

Thursday, May 18, 2017
"The Secret History of Wonder Woman" by Jill LePore
Books & Brew
6 p.m. at Mother's Brewing Company, 215 S. Grant Ave.

Enjoy a cold glass of beer while we discuss books about American culture. At Mother’s Brewing Company, 215 S. Grant Ave.

 

Monday, May 22, 2017
"The Free State of Jones: Mississippi's Longest Civil War" by Victoria E. Bynum
Civil War Book Discussion Group
7 p.m. at Library Center

 

Thursday, May 25, 2017
"A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman
Book Discussion
1:30 p.m. at Library Station

 

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
"Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery" by Robert Kolker
Coffee & Crime
6 p.m. at Strafford Branch Library

Our spring series will focus on true crimes involving missing people and will explore the answered and unanswered questions unique to missing person cases. Sip coffee and discuss the book along with podcasts or documentaries related to each title.

 
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