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  • Monday May 20, 2019
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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussion is The Toll-Gate by Georgette Heyer.

    For more information, please call 340-1541 or email cecox@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Tuesday May 21, 2019
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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 French Exit: a Novel by Patrick deWitt.

    Summary: Bankrupted by her infamous litigator husband's tabloid death, a scandal-fearing widow flees New York for Paris, where her deadbeat son and she navigate near-comic self-destructive choices.

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

    For more information, please call 494-2298.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Saturday May 25, 2019
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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 Change Agent 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 Stewart at 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 jstewart@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Saturday June 8, 2019
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    Extravagant Readers - Adult Book Club
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly.

    Summary: An account of the previously unheralded but pivotal contributions of NASA's African-American women mathematicians to America's space program describes how they were segregated from their white counterparts by Jim Crow laws in spite of their groundbreaking successes.

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

    For more information, please call 580-7144.

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    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
    Tuesday June 11, 2019
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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 Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton.

    Summary: Events that occurred in the late 19th century at Birchwood Manor cast their shadows over the next 150 years, with various mysterious voices explaining how those events affected their lives.

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

    For more information, contact Michele Eli at 340-8590.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Thursday June 13, 2019
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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 Over the Fence by Mary Monroe.

    Summary: Depression-era Southern bootleggers, Milton and Yvonne Hamilton, discover their neighbors are involved in dubious businesses themselves and threaten to blackmail them in order to hide their own dirty secrets.

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

    For more information contact Betty Kidd at 580-7012.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Tuesday June 18, 2019
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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 The Witch Elm: a Novel by Tana French.

    Summary: This standalone novel has all the things readers love about the Dublin Murder Squad books--well developed characters, exquisite plotting, and deep explorations of human nature.

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

    For more information, please call 494-2298.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Thursday June 20, 2019
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    Bayside Book Club
    6:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict.

    Summary: A beautiful woman escapes her Austrian arms-dealer husband to become Hollywood legend Hedy Lamarr while hiding a secret double life as a Jewish scientist and sharing vital information about the Third Reich.

    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 494-2298.

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    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
    Saturday June 22, 2019
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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 An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon.

    To participate in the group chat, download the Skype app and set up an account for free at: www.skype.com/en/.  Contact Jill Stewart at 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 jstewart@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Heart & Soul Book Club
    4:00 PM - 5:30 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 The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas.

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

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Monday June 24, 2019
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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussion is A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith.

    For more information, please call 340-1541 or email cecox@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Tuesday July 9, 2019
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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 Reckoning by John Grisham.

    Summary: The best-selling author of The Firm returns to Clanton, Mississippi, to trace the unthinkable mid-20th-century murder of a local reverend by a young war hero who refuses to defend his actions during a bizarre trial.

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

    For more information, contact Michele Eli at 340-8590.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Thursday July 11, 2019
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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 Harlem by Eric Jerome Dickey.

    For more information contact Betty Kidd at 580-7012.

     

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Saturday July 13, 2019
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    Extravagant Readers - Adult Book Club
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict.

    Summary: A tale inspired by the first wife of Albert Einstein follows the experiences of Mitza Mari, a female physics student at an elite late-nineteenth-century school in Zurich, where she falls in love with a charismatic fellow student who eclipses her contributions to his theory of relativity.

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

    For more information, please call 580-7144.

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    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
    Tuesday July 16, 2019
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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 The New Iberia Blues by James Lee Burke.

    Summary: The shocking death of a young woman leads detective Dave Robicheaux into the dark corners of Hollywood, the mafia and the Louisiana backwoods.

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

    For more information, please call 494-2298.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Thursday July 18, 2019
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    Bayside Book Club
    6:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is The Colors of All the Cattle by Alexander McCall Smith.

    Summary: Precious Ramotswe dips her toe into the world of politics in the newest addition to the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. When Mma Potokwane suggests to Mma Ramotswe that she run for a seat on the City Council, Mma Ramotswe is at first unsure.

    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 494-2298.

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    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
    Saturday July 27, 2019
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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 Year One by Nora Roberts.

    To participate in the group chat, download the Skype app and set up an account for free at: www.skype.com/en/.  Contact Jill Stewart at 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 jstewart@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Monday July 29, 2019
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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussion is Ball Four by Jim Bouton.

    For more information, please call 340-1541 or email cecox@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Thursday August 8, 2019
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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 The Outside Child by Tiffany L. Warren.

    Summary: After her son succumbs to a heart ailment, Chenille struggles to find a reason to go on as her husband takes comfort from anywhere but home, until slowly she begins to pick up the pieces of her life as she and her husband try to save their marriage.

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

    For more information contact Betty Kidd at 580-7012.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Saturday August 10, 2019
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    Extravagant Readers - Adult Book Club
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is The Forgotten Road by Richard Paul Evans.

    Summary: With everyone believing he died in a plane crash, Chicago celebrity Charles James re-evaluates his life after narrowly escaping death and decides to walk from Chicago to California, where he hopes to rekindle his relationship with his ex-wife.

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

    For more information, please call 580-7144.

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    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
    Tuesday August 13, 2019
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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 Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris.

    Summary: An international best-seller based on the true story of an Auschwitz-Birkenau survivor traces the experiences of a Jewish Slovakian who uses his position as a concentration-camp tattooist to secure food for his fellow prisoners.

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

    For more information, contact Michele Eli at 340-8590.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Thursday August 15, 2019
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    Bayside Book Club
    6:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins.

    Summary: Obsessively watching a breakfasting couple every day to escape the pain of her losses, Rachel witnesses a shocking event that inextricably entangles her in the lives of strangers.

    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 494-2298.

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    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
    Tuesday August 20, 2019
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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 The Child by Fiona Barton.

    Summary: As an old house is demolished in a gentrifying section of London, a workman discovers a tiny skeleton, buried for years. For journalist Kate Waters, it's a story that deserves attention. She cobbles together a piece for her newspaper, but at a loss for answers, she can only pose a question: Who is the Building Site Baby?

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

    For more information, please call 494-2298.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Saturday August 24, 2019
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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 Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel.

    To participate in the group chat, download the Skype app and set up an account for free at: www.skype.com/en/.  Contact Jill Stewart at 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 jstewart@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Heart & Soul Book Club
    4:00 PM - 5:30 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 Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson.

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

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Monday August 26, 2019
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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussions are Being There by Jerzy Kosinski and The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway.

    For more information, please call 340-1541 or email cecox@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Tuesday September 10, 2019
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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 Love and Ruin by Paula McLain.

    Summary: "The bestselling author of The Paris Wife returns to the subject of Ernest Hemingway in a novel about his passionate, stormy marriage to Martha Gellhorn--a fiercely independent, ambitious young woman who would become one of the greatest war correspondents of the twentieth century. In 1937, twenty-eight-year-old Martha Gellhorn travels alone to Madrid to report on the atrocities of the Spanish Civil War and becomes drawn to the stories of ordinary people caught in the devastating conflict.

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

    For more information, contact Michele Eli at 340-8590.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Thursday September 12, 2019
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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 My Mama's Drama by LaJill Hunt.

    Summary: When tragedy strikes their family, and her and her mama Diane’s secret comes out, Kendra, a hardworking student who strives to achieve her dreams—and who refuses to follow in Diane’s manipulative footsteps—finds her plans threatened by her mama’s drama.

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

    For more information contact Betty Kidd at 580-7012.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Saturday September 14, 2019
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    Extravagant Readers - Adult Book Club
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is Barracoon by Zora Neal Hurston.

    Summary: A never-before-published work from the author of the American classic Their Eyes Were Watching God that illuminates the horror and injustices of slavery as it tells the true story of one of the last known survivors of the Atlantic slave trade—abducted from Africa on the last “Black Cargo” ship to arrive in the United States.

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

    For more information, please call 580-7144.

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    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
    Tuesday September 17, 2019
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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 Queenie: A Novel by Candice Carty-Williams.

    Summary: Constantly compared to her white middle-class peers, a young Jamaican-British woman in London makes a series of questionable decisions in the aftermath of a messy breakup before challenging herself to figure out who she wants to be.

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

    For more information, please call 494-2298.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Thursday September 19, 2019
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    Bayside Book Club
    6:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines.

    Summary: A young illiterate African American man witnesses two black robbers kill a white store owner in Louisana in the late 1940s, and he is the one convicted.

    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 494-2298.

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    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
    Saturday September 21, 2019
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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 Midnight Crossroad by Charlaine Harris.

    To participate in the group chat, download the Skype app and set up an account for free at: www.skype.com/en/.  Contact Jill Stewart at 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 jstewart@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Monday September 30, 2019
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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussion is Monstrous Regiment by Terry Pratchett.

    For more information, please call 340-1541 or email cecox@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Tuesday October 8, 2019
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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 Rules of Civility by Amor Towles.

    Summary: A chance encounter with a handsome banker in a jazz bar on New Year's Eve 1938 catapults Wall Street secretary Katey Kontent into the upper echelons of New York society, where she befriends a shy multi-millionaire, an Upper East Side ne'er-do-well, and a single-minded widow.

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

    For more information, contact Michele Eli at 340-8590.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Tuesday October 15, 2019
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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 The Elephant of Surprise by Joe R. Lansdale.

    Summary: Unlikely partners Hap and Leonard save a woman from a mob hit, only to find themselves confronted by an adversary who challenges their friendship.

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

    For more information, please call 494-2298.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Thursday October 17, 2019
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    Bayside Book Club
    6:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is Isaac's Storm by Erik Larson.

    Summary: Provides an account of the hurricane which struck Galveston, Texas, in 1900 and killed ten thousand people.

    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 494-2298.

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    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
    Saturday October 19, 2019
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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 All Systems Red by Martha Wells.

    To participate in the group chat, download the Skype app and set up an account for free at: www.skype.com/en/.  Contact Jill Stewart at 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 jstewart@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Monday October 28, 2019
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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussion is The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells.

    For more information, please call 340-1541 or email cecox@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Tuesday November 12, 2019
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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 Bellewether by Susanna Kearsley.

    Summary: It's 1759 and the world is at war, pulling the North American colonies of Britain and France into the conflict. When captured French officers are brought to Long Island to be billeted in private homes, it upends the lives of the Wilde family. Lydia Wilde, struggling to keep the peace in her fracturing family following her mother's death, has little time or kindness to spare for her unwanted guests.

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

    For more information, contact Michele Eli at 340-8590.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Saturday November 16, 2019
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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 The Story of Your Life - Novella by Ted Chiang.

    To participate in the group chat, download the Skype app and set up an account for free at: www.skype.com/en/.  Contact Jill Stewart at 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 jstewart@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Tuesday November 19, 2019
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    Reader's Choice Book Club
    1:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is Becoming by Michelle Obama.

    Summary: An intimate memoir by the former First Lady chronicles the experiences that have shaped her remarkable life, from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago through her setbacks and achievements in the White House.

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

    For more information, please call 494-2298.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Thursday November 21, 2019
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    Bayside Book Club
    6:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is When the Emperor was Divine by Julie Otsuka.

    Summary: A story told from five different points of view, chronicles the experiences of Japanese Americans caught up in the nightmare of the World War II internment camps.

    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 494-2298.

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    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
    Monday November 25, 2019
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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussion is The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith.

    For more information, please call 340-1541 or email cecox@mplonline.org.

     

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Tuesday December 10, 2019
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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 House of Gold by Natasha Solomons.

    Summary: The outbreak of World War I forces a headstrong Austrian heiress to choose between the family she built and the family she left behind.

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

    For more information, contact Michele Eli at 340-8590.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Saturday December 14, 2019
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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 Fire Watch - Novelette by Connie Willis.

    To participate in the group chat, download the Skype app and set up an account for free at: www.skype.com/en/.  Contact Jill Stewart at 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 jstewart@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Tuesday December 17, 2019
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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 The Paragon Hotel by Lyndsay Faye.

    Summary: Fleeing to 1921 Oregon, Alice takes refuge in the city's only black hotel and helps new friends search for a missing child, hide from KKK violence and navigate painful secrets.

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

    For more information, please call 494-2298.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Monday December 30, 2019
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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussion is Charlotte's Web by E. B. White.

    For more information, please call 340-1541 or email cecox@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library

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