Book discussion

S2SB2B: Happy Holiday

Location: Main Library Meeting Room A & B
Date: Saturday, December 15, 2012 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Sister 2 Sister Brother 2 Brother Book Club  wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. The book club will not meet in December.   

Literature Out Loud!: Their Eyes Were Watching God

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, February 4, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join us as we discuss Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neal Hurston.  Before the discussion, we will view a slideshow of prominent artworks created in 1937, the same year that Hurston's book was published.

Hurston's beloved classic--one of the most important American novels of the 20th century--follows the fortunes of Janie Crawford, a woman who was married three times and had been tried for the murder of one of her husbands in the black town of Eaton, Florida.

Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

A collection of some of the finest Sherlock Holmes mysteries, as described and told by his assistant, Dr. Watson.

 Enjoy Sherlock-themed teas during this discussion of the  2013 Community Read book.

Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

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

When Victoria Jones starts working for a florist, she realizes her talent with flowers helps her change the lives of the people who buy her creations. But when she must confront her painful past, she has to decide how much she is willing to change.

Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: Bury Your Dead by Louise Penny

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

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache is facing one of its most strange cases: a man has been brutally murdered in a library where the English citizens of Quebec safeguard their history. The death opens a door into the past, exposing a mystery that has lain dormant for centuries.

Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

A fierce competition is underway, a contest between two young magicians, Celia and Marco, who have been trained since childhood to compete in "a game," in which each must use their powers of illusion to best the other. Unbeknownst to them, this game is a duel to the death, and the circus is but the stage for a remarkable battle of imagination and will.

Time Out Book Club: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

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

A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of very curious photographs.

Time Out Book Club: The Girl of Fire and Thorns

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

 

Once a century, one person is chosen for greatness.

Elisa is the chosen one.

But she is also the younger of two princesses. The one who has never done anything remarkable, and can’t see how she ever will.

Time Out Book Club: Ashes

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

It could happen tomorrow . . .
 

Time Out Book Club: The Hobbit

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an adventure. They have launched a plot to raid the treasure hoard guarded by Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon.

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