Book Club Meetings

S2SB2B: House Divided

Location: Showers Center Library
Date: Saturday, January 18, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

 

A House Divided:

Life is close to perfect for the Reverend Curtis Black and his wife, Charlotte—except their son Matthew and his girlfriend, Racquel, are about to become parents at the tender age of eighteen. Even though Curtis and Charlotte wish Matthew could focus on Harvard instead of fatherhood, they are determined to welcome their new grandson with open arms. But for Charlotte, welcoming her future in-laws is another story. Try as she might, Charlotte can't stand Racquel's mother, Vanessa—and the feeling appears to be mutual.

Literary Giants: The Secret Keeper

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Monday, January 27, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

During a party at the family farm in the English countryside, sixteen-year-old Laurel Nicolson has escaped to her childhood tree house and is dreaming of the future. She spies a stranger coming up the road and sees her mother speak to him. Before the afternoon is over, Laurel will witness a shocking crime that challenges everything she knows about her family and especially her mother, Dorothy. Now, fifty years later, Laurel is a successful and well-regarded actress, living in London.

Madison Murder, Ink.: Penance

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Born and raised in Chicago, Detective John Lynch might just be about to die there too. A pious old woman steps out of the Sacred Heart confessional and is shot through the heart by a sniper with what at first appears to be a miraculous and impossible shot. Colonel Tech Weaver dispatches a team from Langley to put the shooter - and anyone else who gets in the way - in a body bag before a half-century of national secrets are revealed. But soon the sniper strikes again.

Madison Murder, Ink.: The Rage

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

~~Just released from jail, a thief is planning for an armored car robbery. An honest policeman, discouraged by his crooked colleagues, is investigating the murder of a banker. A call from an old acquaintance will change his course of investigation.

Elementary SERIES Book Club

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Monday, January 27, 2014 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Book discussion on The Sixty-Eight Rooms by Marianne Malone.

Gurley Girls Book Club ... The Shadow

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Book discussion on The Shadow by Amanda G. Porter.  Come meet the author and discuss how her book was published.

Middle School Book Club

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Monday, January 13, 2014 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Book discussion on Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans

Book vs. Movie: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, April 7, 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join us for a brand new book club at Bailey Cove Library, "Book vs. Movie"! On odd months (September, November, January, etc.) we will watch a feature film that was adapted from the plot of a book.  On the even months (October, December, February, etc.) we will take an hour to discuss the book from which the film was derived, and decide which one wins in a contest of "book vs. movie". It is highly recommended that you read the book *before* attending the film for best results. Brown-bag lunches are welcome! Drinks will be provided.

Book vs. Movie: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, March 3, 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join us for a brand new book club at Bailey Cove Library, "Book vs. Movie"! On odd months (September, November, January, etc.) we will watch a feature film that was adapted from the plot of a book.  On the even months (October, December, February, etc.) we will take an hour to discuss the book from which the film was derived, and decide which one wins in a contest of "book vs. movie". It is highly recommended that you read the book *before* attending the film for best results. Brown-bag lunches are welcome! Drinks will be provided.

Book vs. Movie: Girl With a Pearl Earring

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, June 2, 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

2014:

May 5th, 12:00pm -- Watch the MOVIE: "Girl With a Pearl Earring"

June 2nd, 12:00pm -- Discuss the BOOK: Girl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

July 7th, 12:00pm -- Watch the MOVIE: "The Mortal Instruments - City of Bones"

August 4th, 12:00pm -- Discuss the BOOK: City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

September 1st, 12:00pm -- Watch the MOVIE: "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"

October 6th, 12:00pm -- Discuss the BOOK: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

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