Book discussion

Time Out Book Club - Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Finnikin was only a child during the five days of the unspeakable, when the royal family of Lumatere were brutally murdered, and an imposter seized the throne. Now a curse binds all who remain inside Lumatere’s walls, and those who escaped roam the surrounding lands as exiles, persecuted and despairing, dying by the thousands in fever camps.

Time Out Book Club - Legend by Marie Lu

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

Born into an elite family in one of the Republic's wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in the Republic's highest military circles. Born into the slums, fifteen-year-old Day is the country's most wanted criminal. From very different worlds, June and Day have no reason to cross paths - But in a shocking turn of events, the two uncover the truth of what has really brought them together, and the sinister lengths their country will go to keep its secrets.

American Girls Party

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Saturday, January 28, 2012 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Learn a dance, make a craft, and even try on a special period costume!

Time Out Book Club - Chime by Franny Billingsley

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

Briony has worn her guilt for so long it's become a second skin. She lives in fear her secret will be found out, even as she believes she deserves the worst kind of punishment. Then Eldric comes along with his golden lion eyes and mane of tawny hair. He's as natural as the sun, and treats her as if she's extraordinary. And everything starts to change.

Children's Book Club: Hugo Cabret

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Monday, January 23, 2012 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Join us for a discussion and craft on the book "The Invention of Hugo Cabret"

Bailey Cove Classics: The Dead by James Joyce

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, January 9, 2012 - 10:00am - 11:00am

(This title may also be freely downloaded as an ebook from HMCPL's Digital Media Zone Public Domain Collection.)

S2SB2B: Gathering Of Old Men

Location: Main Library Meeting Room A & B
Date: Saturday, April 21, 2012 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm


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Tickets on sale NOW for S2S/B2B Sinners and Saints book event!

Tickets are now available to purchase for the Sister 2 Sister/Brother 2 Brother book discussion and autograph event with authors Reshonda Tate Billingsley and Victoria Christopher Murray on Thursday, January 19 at Main. Read more »

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: The Hobbit or There and Back Again

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, January 5, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

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.

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