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  • Thursday April 26, 2018
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    Heart & Soul Book Club
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Heart & Soul Book Club is for those seeking to improve their life through Mind, Body, Heart and Soul. We read and discuss motivational and inspirational books that enhance who we are as we journey to a deeper meaning of our life’s purpose.  

    This month's topic of discussion is Behold the Dreamers: a Novel by Imbolo Mbue.

    For more information, please call Cassandra at 209-3559 or email heartandsoulbookclub@gmail.com.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Branch
    Saturday April 28, 2018
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    Out of This World Book Club
    10:00 AM

    Discussion via Skype

    Join us for a SciFi/Fantasy book club from the comfort of your home. Meetings will be conducted entirely over Skype video chat. 

    This month’s topic of discussion is Daemon by Daniel Suarez.

    To participate in the group chat, download the Skype app and set up an account for free at: www.skype.com/en/.  Contact Jill at (251) 470-7770 or jstewart@mplonline.org to share your Skype name so you can be added to the group. Once you’re added, all you need to do is have your device (phone, tablet, or computer) open to Skype on book club day and answer when it rings.
     
    For more information or help with Skype set up, contact Jill Stewart at 470-7770 or jstewart@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
    Monday April 30, 2018
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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussion is Outlander by Diana Gabaldon.

    For more information, please call 208-7902.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Tuesday May 8, 2018
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    A Page in Time Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Enjoy Historical fiction? Please come to our book club, A Page in Time.

    This month's topic of discussion is The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck.

    Summary: Three German women’s lives are abruptly changed when their husbands are executed for their part in an attempt to assassinate Hitler.

    Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

    For more information, contact Michele Eli at 340-8561.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Branch
    Thursday May 10, 2018
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    Ebony Moments Book Club
    6:00 PM

    Ebony Moments is a book discussion designed to increase the awareness of African-American authors, both past and present, and to promote the love of reading for all.

    This month’s topic of discussion is If Only for One Night by Victoria Christopher Murray and Reshonda Tate Billingsley.

    Summary: From the outside, Angelique has the perfect life - a rich husband who adores her and gives her the world, except for what she craves most - his attention.

    For more information contact Betty Kidd at 470-7766.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Branch
    Saturday May 12, 2018
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    Extravagant Readers - Adult Book Club
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is You Will Pay by Lisa Jackson.

    Summary: Investigating remains found at a summer camp where a prank gone wrong led to the disappearances of two teens decades earlier, senior detective Lucas Dalton struggles with his father's ties to the case while meeting with five former counselors, including an erstwhile crush, to piece together what happened.

    Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

    For more information, please call 438-7075.

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    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
    Tuesday May 15, 2018
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    The Reader's Choice Book Club
    1:00 PM

    Join us every third Tuesday for some lively book discussions and tips on what’s hot and what’s not in the world of books.

    This month's topic of discussion is Don't Let Go by Harlan Coben.

    Summary: When he gets a lead on Maura, an ex who left him without explanation fifteen years earlier, Nap Dumas searches for answers and uncovers dark secrets about the woman he once loved and the real reason behind his twin brother's death.

    Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

    For more information, please call 208-7097.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Branch
    Thursday May 17, 2018
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    Bayside Book Club
    6:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford.

    Summary: When artifacts from Japanese families sent to internment camps during World War II are uncovered during renovations at a Seattle hotel, Henry Lee embarks on a quest that leads to memories of growing up Chinese in a city rife with anti-Japanese sentiment.

    Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

    For more information, please call Betty Fowler at 476-2600 or 208-7097.

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    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
    Monday May 21, 2018
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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussion is The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood.

    For more information, please call 208-7902.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Saturday May 26, 2018
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    Out of This World Book Club
    10:00 AM

    Discussion via Skype

    Join us for a SciFi/Fantasy book club from the comfort of your home. Meetings will be conducted entirely over Skype video chat. 

    This month’s topic of discussion is Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine.

    To participate in the group chat, download the Skype app and set up an account for free at: www.skype.com/en/.  Contact Jill at (251) 470-7770 or jstewart@mplonline.org to share your Skype name so you can be added to the group. Once you’re added, all you need to do is have your device (phone, tablet, or computer) open to Skype on book club day and answer when it rings.
     
    For more information or help with Skype set up, contact Jill Stewart at 470-7770 or jstewart@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
    Saturday June 9, 2018
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    Extravagant Readers - Adult Book Club
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is The Almost Sisters by Joshilyn Jackson.

    Summary: Leia finds her life is spiraling out of control. First she discovers she is pregnant from a one night stand, then she receives a phone call that her beloved grandmother is acting erratically. Meanwhile, she finds her stepsister in the middle of a marital crisis. Returning to her grandmother’s small hometown in Alabama to figure out the future, Leia is confronted by the past including a dark family secret.

    Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

    For more information, please call 438-7075.

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    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
    Tuesday June 12, 2018
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    A Page in Time Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Enjoy Historical fiction? Please come to our book club, A Page in Time.

    This month's topic of discussion is The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova.

    Summary: Twentysomething Alexandra heads to Bulgaria to teach English and attempt to escape the pain of losing a family member. She ends up searching for a family when she realizes she accidentally kept one of their bags after helping them on her first day in the country.

    Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

    For more information, contact Michele Eli at 340-8561.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Branch
    Tuesday June 19, 2018
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    The Reader's Choice Book Club
    1:00 PM

    Join us every third Tuesday for some lively book discussions and tips on what’s hot and what’s not in the world of books.

    This month's topic of discussion is Camino Island by John Grisham.

    Summary: A young woman is recruited to recover priceless F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscripts that were stolen during a daring heist.

    Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

    For more information, please call 208-7097.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Branch
    Saturday June 23, 2018
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    Out of This World Book Club
    10:00 AM

    Discussion via Skype

    Join us for a SciFi/Fantasy book club from the comfort of your home. Meetings will be conducted entirely over Skype video chat. 

    This month’s topic of discussion is Planetfall by Emma Newman.

    To participate in the group chat, download the Skype app and set up an account for free at: www.skype.com/en/.  Contact Jill at (251) 470-7770 or jstewart@mplonline.org to share your Skype name so you can be added to the group. Once you’re added, all you need to do is have your device (phone, tablet, or computer) open to Skype on book club day and answer when it rings.
     
    For more information or help with Skype set up, contact Jill Stewart at 470-7770 or jstewart@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
    Monday June 25, 2018
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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussion is Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie.

    For more information, please call 208-7902.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Thursday June 28, 2018
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    Heart & Soul Book Club
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Heart & Soul Book Club is for those seeking to improve their life through Mind, Body, Heart and Soul. We read and discuss motivational and inspirational books that enhance who we are as we journey to a deeper meaning of our life’s purpose.  

    This month's topic of discussion is Before We Were Yours: a Novel by Lisa Wingate.

    For more information, please call Cassandra at 209-3559 or email heartandsoulbookclub@gmail.com.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Branch
    Saturday July 7, 2018
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    Extravagant Readers - Adult Book Club
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is No One is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts.

    Summary: A tale inspired by The Great Gatsby is set in the contemporary South and follows the difficulties endured by an extended black family with colliding visions of the American dream.

    Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

    For more information, please call 438-7075.

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    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
    Monday July 30, 2018
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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussion is Clouds of Witness by Dorothy Sayers.

    For more information, please call 208-7902.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Saturday August 4, 2018
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    Extravagant Readers - Adult Book Club
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick.

    Summary: In this poignant, charming debut, 69-year-old Arthur Pepper stopped engaging with life a year ago, when his wife of 40 years died. But the discovery among her things of a charm bracelet he'd never seen before prompts a quest to discover the origins of the bracelet and all of its charms.

    Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

    For more information, please call 438-7075.

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    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
    Monday August 27, 2018
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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussion is The Eyes of the Dragon by Stephen King.

    For more information, please call 208-7902.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Saturday September 1, 2018
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    Extravagant Readers - Adult Book Club
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is Wired by Julie Garwood.

    Summary: When Agent Liam Scott recruits a beautiful hacker, Allison Trent, to find a leak within the FBI, he uses her cousin’s criminal record as leverage. As they try to deny their growing attraction, the computer program Allison developed is stolen.

    Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

    For more information, please call 438-7075.

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    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
    Monday September 24, 2018
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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussion is Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury.

    For more information, please call 208-7902.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Saturday October 13, 2018
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    Extravagant Readers - Adult Book Club
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is Sing Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward.

    Summary: A story of how the past affects the present, and of deeply entrenched racism, Sing Unburied Sing describes the life of a biracial boy, his addicted, grieving black mother, and his incarcerated white father.

    Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

    For more information, please call 438-7075.

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    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
    Saturday November 10, 2018
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    Extravagant Readers - Adult Book Club
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is Y is for Yesterday by Sue Grafton.

    Summary: A penultimate installment in the best-selling series follows the release of a young rapist who Kinsey Millhone carefully monitors in the wake of a vengeful sociopath's determination to exact revenge.

    Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

    For more information, please call 438-7075.

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    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch

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