Book discussion

Bailey Cove Teen Advisory Group's Book Festival

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Saturday, August 11, 2012 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Come meet the Bailey Cove Teen Advisory Group as they talk about their favorite books, unveil the fall teen programs, and give away door prizes.  In addition they will be holding a book swap.  You can bring up to five books to trade out for something “new to you.”  For more information contact Julia Hendon at jhendon [at] hmcpl [dot] org or 256-881-0257.

Young Adult Book Club: The Hobbit

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to take part in an adventure from which he may never return.

Young Adult Book Club: Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Seventeen-year-old Karou, a lovely, enigmatic art student in a Prague boarding school, carries a sketchbook of hideous, frightening monsters--the chimaerae who form the only family she has ever known.

Young Adult Book Club: Leviathan

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

In an alternate 1914 Europe, fifteen-year-old Austrian Prince Alek, on the run from the Clanker Powers who are attempting to take over the globe using mechanical machinery, forms an uneasy alliance with Deryn who, disguised as a boy to join the British Air Service, is learning to fly genetically-engineered beasts.

Young Adult Book Club: Harry Potter Series!

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

What did Harry Potter know about magic? He was stuck with the decidedly un-magical Dursleys, who hated him. He slept in a closet and ate their leftovers. But an owl messenger changes all that, with an invitation to attend the Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches, where it turns out Harry is already famous.. . .

Join us to discuss the whole Harry Potter series!

Bailey Cove Classics: The Old Curiosity Shop

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, September 10, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join us as we discuss The Old Curiosity Shop and celebrate the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens for the months of August and September!   Heart-wrenching tale of Little Nell and her doting grandfather who flee from cold and brutal London in the 1840s to escape debt and to roam the English countryside as beggars.

Time Out Book Club

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

 

Why be the sheep, when you can be the wolf?

 

Time Out Book Club

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

Intense is the word for Ender's Game. Aliens have attacked Earth twice and almost destroyed the human species. To make sure humans win the next encounter, the world government has taken to breeding military geniuses -- and then training them in the arts of war... The early training, not surprisingly, takes the form of 'games'... Ender Wiggin is a genius among geniuses; he wins all the games... He is smart enough to know that time is running out.

Time Out Book Club

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, August 9, 2012 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

 

Sailing toward dawn, and I was perched atop the crow's nest, being the ship's eyes. We were two nights out of Sydney, and there'd been no weather to speak of so far. I was keeping watch on a dark stack of nimbus clouds off to the northwest, but we were leaving it far behind, and it looked to be smooth going all the way back to Lionsgate City. Like riding a cloud. . . .

Time Out Book Club

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

Sometimes the path to the truth is paved with broken glass.  
 

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