Book Club Meetings

Elementary SERIES Book Club

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Monday, September 23, 2013 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Book to be discussed ... Fire Within by Chris D'Lacey

Pizza & Pocky Club

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Join with other fans to devour pizza & pocky and discuss everything going on in the anime/manga world!


Lovers of Lit BookClub Discussion

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Saturday, September 28, 2013 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

In October 1931, a station agent found two large trunks abandoned in Los Angeles’s Southern Pacific Station. What he found inside ignited one of the most scandalous tabloid sensations of the decade.

Russell Readers Book Discussion

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:30pm

"No one who lived through the years of 1937 to 1948," Albright writes, "was a stranger to profound sadness. Millions of innocents did not survive, and their deaths must never be forgotten.

ForeverYA Bookclub: Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock

Location: The Nook
Date: Saturday, December 14, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Today is Leonard Peacock's birthday. It is also the day he hides a gun in his backpack. Because today is the day he will kill his former best friend, and then himself, with his grandfather's P-38 pistol.

ForeverYA Bookclub: How to Say Goodbye in Robot *Meeting on 3rd Saturday!*

Location: The Nook
Date: Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

***This Meeting will be on the 3rd Saturday.***

ForeverYA Bookclub: The Diviners by Libba Bray *Note Special Time!*

Location: The Nook
Date: Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Evie O’Neill has been exiled from her boring old hometown and shipped off to the bustling streets of New York City—and she is pos-i-tute-ly ecstatic. It’s 1926, and New York is filled with speakeasies, Ziegfeld girls, and rakish pickpockets. The only catch is that she has to live with her uncle Will and his unhealthy obsession with the occult.

Nonfiction Connection

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Monday, September 23, 2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pmMonday, October 21, 2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pmMonday, November 18, 2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pmMonday, December 16, 2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pmMonday, January 13, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pmMonday, February 10, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pmMonday, March 10, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pmMonday, April 14, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pmMonday, May 12, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pmMonday, June 16, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pmMonday, July 21, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

School age children (K-5th grades) are invited to explore a different subject each month with books, activities & crafts. RSVP please at tallison [at] hmcpl [dot] org or 256-461-0046!


Knitting Between the Lines: Joyland

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

In a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973, college student Devin Jones comes to work as a carny and confronts the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child, and the ways both will change his life forever.

Lunch and Love Romance Book Club: 1225 Christmas Tree Lane by Debbie Macomber

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

The people of Cedar Cove know how to celebrate Christmas. Like Grace and Olivia and everyone else, Beth Morehouse expects this Christmas to be one of her best. Her small Christmas-tree farm is prospering, her daughters and her dogs are happy and well, and her new relationship with local vet Ted Reynolds is showing plenty of romantic promise.

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