Book Club Meetings

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.

S2SB2B: Never Say Never

Location: Showers Center Library
Date: Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

When Miriam’s fireman husband, Chauncey, dies while rescuing students from a school fire, Miriam feels like her life is over. How is she going to raise her three children all by herself? How will she survive without the love of her life? Luckily, Miriam’s sister-friend Emily and Emily’s husband, Jamal, are there to comfort her. Jamal and Chauncey grew up together and were best friends; Jamal and Emily know they will do all they can to support Miriam through her grief.

YA Book Club at Madison

Madison's YA Book Group will be meeting this Thursday, February 20th, 2014, at 5:00 in the YA room at the Madison Library. We will be discussing Philip Pullman's Ruby in the Smoke, a turn of the century mystery thriller. Come discuss the mystery of the ruby and the strange events in Sally Lockhart's life. 

Madison's YA Book Group meets every third Thursday in the YA room at 5:00pm. March's book will be Cinder by Marissa Meyer.

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Cupid's Café: Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Susan Elizabeth Phillips is a New York Times, Publisher's Weekly, and USA Today bestseller, whose books are published all over the world.

Literary Giants: A Good Man Is Hard To Find And Other Stories

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Monday, February 24, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

In 1955, with this short story collection, Flannery O'Connor firmly laid claim to her place as one of the most original and provocative writers of her generation. Steeped in a Southern Gothic tradition that would become synonymous with her name, these stories show O'Connor's unique, grotesque view of life-- infused with religious symbolism, haunted by apocalyptic possibility, sustained by the tragic comedy of human behavior, confronted by the necessity of salvation.

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