Book discussion

S2SB2B: The Great Pretender

Location: Main Library Meeting Room A & B
Date: Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

"For over six years, Reginald Brooks has managed to pull it off. Having two families, leading two lives. Now, the pretending must stop. But how? THE GREAT PRETENDER is an electrifying tale of how one man tries to untangle his life, setting a full-fledged arena of wife against husband, lover against lover, friend against friend, and family against family. Once you begin this engaging tale, you will witness how one man's decision to pretend ricochets through the lives of several people. For some, escape could seem to be a most welcome solution.

Literature Out Loud!: O Pioneers!

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, June 3, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join us for a slide show of artworks created in 1913, a cup of tea or two, and a lively discussion of Willa Cather's "O Pioneers!".

Time Out Book Club: American Born Chinese

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

 

Time Out Book Club: The Forest of Hands and Teeth

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Our November meeting has been RESCHEDULED for Thursday (11/7/13) @ Noon. Join us this month for our book discussion and help make recommendations for our 2014 book selections!

Email Maggie at mallen [at] hmcpl [dot] org for more info!

Time Out Book Club: Catching Fire

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

Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark. But it was a victory won by defiance of the Capitol and their harsh rules. Katniss and Peeta should be happy. After all, they have just won for themselves and their families a life of safety and plenty. But there are rumors of rebellion among the subjects, and Katniss and Peeta, to their horror, are the faces of that rebellion. The Capitol is angry.

Time Out Book Club: Scat

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

Bestselling author and columnist Carl Hiaasen returns with another hysterical mystery for kids set in Florida's Everglades.
 
Bunny Starch, the most feared biology teacher ever, is missing. She disappeared after a school field trip to Black Vine Swamp. And, to be honest, the kids in her class are relieved.
 

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".

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