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Monday November 6, 2017
Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

We Love You, Charlie FreemanWe Love You, Charlie Freeman by Kaitlyn Greenidge 

The Freeman family--Charles, Laurel, and their daughters, teenage Charlotte and nine-year-old Callie--have been invited to the Toneybee Institute in rural Massachusetts to participate in a research experiment. They will live in an apartment on campus with Charlie, a young chimp abandoned by his mother. The Freemans were selected for the experiment because they know sign language; they are supposed to teach it to Charlie and welcome him as a member of their family. Isolated in their new, nearly all-white community not just by their race but by their strange living situation, the Freemans come undone. And when Charlotte discovers the truth about the Institute’s history of questionable studies, the secrets of the past begin to invade the present.

 

 

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Location: Raytheon Room
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Monday December 4, 2017
Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Lillian Boxfish Takes a WalkLillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney

Lillian Boxfish took 1930s New York by storm, working her way up writing copy to become the highest paid advertising woman in the country. Now it's the last night of 1984 and Lillian, 85 years old but just as sharp and savvy as ever, is on her way to a party. Manhattan is grittier now, but the quick-tongued poetess has never been one to scare easily. On a walk that takes her over 10 miles around the city, she meets bartenders, bodega clerks, security guards, criminals, children, parents, and parents-to-be, while reviewing a life of excitement and adversity, passion and heartbreak, illuminating all the ways New York has changed-- and has not.

 

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Monday January 8, 2018
Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

 

 

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Monday February 5, 2018
Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

 

 

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Monday March 5, 2018
Evening Book Group
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Monday April 9, 2018
Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

 

 

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Monday May 7, 2018
Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

 

 

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Monday June 4, 2018
Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

 

 

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