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Book Club

FOR ADULTS AGES 18+

EVERY FOURTH Thursday AT 6:30 PM in the COMMUNITY ROOM

Come join your fellow community members for a lively discussion of both classic works and modern masterpieces. In addition to our discussion, we’ll have a little something extra each month, such as a craft, treat, or game that’s related to that month’s title.

Unless otherwise noted, a limited number of book club reading copies will be available for checkout from the circulation desk about a month prior to the meeting.

SCHEDULE


September 29, 2022—The Secret River
October 27, 2022—New Kid
November 17, 2022—The Kiss of Deception
No book club in December
January 26, 2023—Big Magic
February 23, 2023—The Phantom of the Opera*
March 23, 2023—Where Things Come Back
April 27, 2023—Brown Girl Dreaming
May 25, 2023—The Secret Life of Bees
June 29, 2023—Anxious People
No book club in July or August

*Our 2023 On the Same Page community reads book

Reading List

September 29, 2022

The Secret River
by Kate Grenville

In 1806 William Thornhill, an illiterate English bargeman and a man of quick temper but deep compassion, steals a load of

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October 27, 2022

New Kid
by Jerry Craft

Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing more than drawing cartoons about his life. But instead of sending him to the art school of

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November 17, 2022

The Kiss of Deception
by Mary E. Pearson

In a society steeped in tradition, Princess Lia’s life follows a preordained course. As First Daughter, she is expected to have the revered gift of sight—but she

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January 26, 2022

Big Magic
by Elizabeth Gilbert

Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration and empowerment from Elizabeth Gilbert’s books for years. Gilbert offers insights into the

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February 23, 2023

The Phantom of the Opera
by Gaston Leroux

First published in French as a serial in 1909, The Phantom of the Opera is a riveting story that revolves around the young, Swedish Christine Daaé. Her father, a famous musician, dies, and

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March 23, 2023

Where Things Come Back
by John Corey Whaley

Just when seventeen-year-old Cullen Witter thinks he understands everything about his small and painfully dull Arkansas town, it all

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April 27, 2022

Brown Girl Dreaming
by Jacqueline Woodson

Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the

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May 25, 2023

The Secret Life of Bees
by Sue Monk Kidd

Set in South Carolina in 1964, The Secret Life of Bees tells the story of Lily Owens, whose life has been shaped around the blurred memory of the afternoon her

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June 29, 2022

Anxious People
by Fredrik Backman

Viewing an apartment normally doesn’t turn into a life-or-death situation, but this particular open house becomes just that when a failed …

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