Book Club Meetings

Saved by the Bell Jar: The Power of Habit

Location: Angel's Island Coffee
Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed.

 

Meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Angel's Island Coffee.  For more information please contact Julia Hendon at 256-881-0257 or jhendon [at] hmcpl [dot] org.

Saved by the Bell Jar: The Bell Jar

Location: Angel's Island Coffee
Date: Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Chronicles one young woman's emotional breakdown as she journeys from the glamorous world of Manhattan publishing to the isolation of the asylum.

 

Meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Angel's Island Coffee.  For more information please contact Julia Hendon at 256-881-0257 or jhendon [at] hmcpl [dot] org.

YABC: Fault in Our Stars

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Sixteen-year-old Hazel, a stage IV thyroid cancer patient, has accepted her terminal diagnosis until a chance meeting with a boy at cancer support group forces her to reexamine her perspective on love, loss, and life.

YABC: When You Were Mine

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Seniors Rosaline Caplet and Rob Monteg, neighbors and best friends, have finally become a couple at their Southern California high school, but when Rosie's estranged cousin Juliet moves back into town and pursues Rob in an unstable, needy, and vindictive manner, Rosie starts to worry not just about Rob's emotions, but about his very life.

YABC: Ender's Game

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Child-hero Ender Wiggin must fight a desperate battle against a deadly alien race if mankind is to survive.

YABC: Name of the Star

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Rory, of Boueuxlieu, Louisiana, is spending a year at a London boarding school when she witnesses a murder by a Jack the Ripper copycat and becomes involved with the very unusual investigation.

YABC: 13 Reasons Why

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

When high school student Clay Jenkins receives a box in the mail containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah's voice recounting the events leading up to her death.

Elementary SERIES Book Club

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Monday, October 28, 2013 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Join us to discuss the book,Infinity Ring 1: A Mutiny in Time by James Dashner. Activity and snack provided.

Middle School Book Club

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Monday, October 14, 2013 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

This is our first meeting. Join us to discuss, Palacio's book, Wonder, and decide on future reads.

Gurley Girls Book Club ... Hold Tight

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Book discussion will be on Hold Tight by Harlan Coben

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