Book discussion

Time Out Book Club: Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.

Time Out Book Club: Unwind

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

In America after the Second Civil War, the Pro-Choice and Pro-Life armies came to an agreement: The Bill of Life states that human life may not be touched from the moment of conception until a child reaches the age of thirteen.

Literature Out Loud!: Sense and Sensibility

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, May 6, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join us for a slide show of artworks created in 1811, a cup of tea or two, and a lively discussion of Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility".

Two sisters, one practical and conventional and the other emotional and sentimental, find that only through compromise of their mutual differences can they get along.

Literature Out Loud!: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, April 1, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join us for a slide show of artworks created in 1865, a cup of tea or two, and a lively discussion of Louis Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland".

Russell Readers Book Discussion Community Read 2013-- The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:30pm

Wednesday, April 10th Coffee, Tea or Murder:

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 11 a.m.

 

Enjoy an informal discussion with the Russell Readers (R&R) Book Club!   We’ll talk about The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes while  enjoying samples of some

Sherlock-themed teas.

YABC: Graffiti Moon

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Told in alternating voices, an all-night adventure featuring Lucy, who is determined to find an elusive graffiti artist named Shadow, and Ed, the last person Lucy wants to spend time with, except for the fact that he may know how to find Shadow.

YABC: The Raven Boys

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Though she is from a family of clairvoyants, Blue Sargent's only gift seems to be that she makes other people's talents stronger, and when she meets Gansey, one of the Raven Boys from the expensive Aglionby Academy, she discovers that he has talents of his own--and that together their talents are a dangerous mix.

Time Out Book Club: Pure

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

We know you are here, our brothers and sisters . . . 

Time Out Book Club: The Thief

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

 

"I can steal anything."

After Gen's bragging lands him in the king's prison, the chances of escape look slim. Then the king's scholar, the magus, needs the thief's skill for a seemingly impossible task -- to steal a hidden treasure from another land.

Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Diagnosed with Stage IV thyroid cancer at 13, Hazel was prepared to die until, at 14, a medical miracle shrunk the tumours in her lungs... for now.

Two years post-miracle, sixteen-year-old Hazel is post-everything else, too; post-high school, post-friends and post-normalcy. And even though she could live for a long time (whatever that means), Hazel lives tethered to an oxygen tank, the tumours tenuously kept at bay with a constant chemical assault.

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