Book Club Meetings

Lunch and Love Romance Book Club: All The Summer Girls by Meg Donahue

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

In Philadelphia, good girl Kate is dumped by her fiance the day she learns she is pregnant with his child. In New York City, beautiful stay-at-home mom Vanessa is obsessively searching the Internet for news of an old flame. And in San Francisco, Dani, the aspiring writer who can't seem to put down a book--or a cocktail--long enough to open her laptop, has just been fired... again.

Book vs. Movie: A Christmas Carol

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, December 2, 2013 - 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: "Scrooge"

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, November 4, 2013 - 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: To Kill a Mockingbird

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, October 7, 2013 - 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.

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: The Golden Compass

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Accompanied by her daemon, Lyra Belacqua sets out to prevent her best friend and other kidnapped children from becoming the subject of gruesome experiments in the Far North.

 

Knitting Between the Lines: Empire of the Summer Moon

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

November is Native American History Month. Empire of the Summer Moon describes the actions of both whites and Comanches during a 40-year war over territory, in a story that begins with the kidnapping of a white girl, who grew up to marry a Comanche chief and have a son, Quanah, who became a great warrior.

Knitting Between the Lines: The Storyteller

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Sage Singer befriends an old man who's particularly beloved in her community. Josef Weber is everyone's favorite retired teacher and Little League coach. They strike up a friendship at the bakery where Sage works. One day he asks Sage for a favor: to kill him. Shocked, Sage refuses…and then he confesses his darkest secret - he deserves to die, because he was a Nazi SS guard. Complicating the matter? Sage's grandmother is a Holocaust survivor.

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: Among Others

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Seeking refuge in fantasy novel worlds throughout a youth under the shadow of a dubiously sane half-brother who dabbled in magic, Mori Phelps is forced to confront her mother in a tragic battle and gains unwanted attention when she attempts to perform spells herself.

 

Book vs. Movie: To Kill a Mockingbird

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, September 9, 2013 - 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.

Gurley Girls Book Club ... The Widow of the South

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Book discussion on The Widow of the South by Robert Hicks

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