Book Club Meetings

Knit 1, Read Too!: In the Garden of Beasts

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm

~~In 1933, President Roosevelt personally selected William E. Dodd to be the United States ambassador to Nazi Germany. Dodd took his family with him, including his daughter Martha. Initially enamored with the Nazi party and its passion, Martha supported the Third Reich. However, when Hitler's violent policies became apparent, Martha changed her opinion and watched in horror. Here, author Erik Larson offers a chilling first-person account of Germany's transformation under Hitler's rule.

Literary Giants: Nineteen Eighty-Four

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Monday, March 31, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Portrays a terrifying vision of life in the future when a totalitarian government, considered a "Negative Utopia," watches over all citizens and directs all activities, becoming more powerful as time goes by..

Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: Visitation Street by Ivy Pochoda

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

It’s summertime in Red Hook, Brooklyn, a blue-collar dockside neighborhood. June and Val, two fifteen-year-olds, take a raft out onto the bay at night to see what they can see.

And then they disappear. Only Val will survive, washed ashore; semi-conscious in the weeds.

X Factor Book Club

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Are you a 3rd - 5th grader who's always looking for the next great read? Join us at our first book club aimed at advanced Juvi readers. Each month we'll meet to discuss a book, enjoy an activity and snacks, and decide on our next book selection. Bring ideas and books, and we'll provide the snacks! No RSVP required, but contact Ms Maggie at mallen [at] hmcpl [dot] org for more info.

X Factor Book Club

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Are you a 3rd - 5th grader who's always looking for the next great read? Join us at our first book club aimed at advanced Juvi readers. Each month we'll meet to discuss a book, enjoy an activity and snacks, and decide on our next book selection. Bring ideas and books, and we'll provide the snacks! No RSVP required, but contact Ms Maggie at mallen [at] hmcpl [dot] org for more info.

Gurley Girls Book Club

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Book discussion on Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear.

Elementary SERIES Book Club

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Monday, March 24, 2014 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Book discussion on Malcolm at Midnight by W.H.Beck

Middle School Book Club

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Monday, March 10, 2014 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Book discussion on Divergent by Veronica Roth

S2SB2B:Choir Director 2: Runaway Bride

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

Carl Weber takes readers back to church in his latest drama-filled novel, the much-anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestseller, The Choir Director.

Local African American Author Expo

Location: Showers Center Library
Date: Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Join Sister 2 Sister Brother 2 Brother as we hear from local African American Authors as they tell us about their books. Each Author will be given time to tell they adventure on what they when through getting their book published. Copies of their books will be available for sale at this event.

So please come out and help support our local authors in their quest to get their books in the hands of wonderful readers.

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