Book Club: Beautiful Ruins

Monday, June 01, 2015, 7:00 PM Tuesday, June 02, 2015, 2:00 PM

This month’s Adult Book Discussion book will be Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter. Copies of the book will be available at the Library Services Desk approximately a month …


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The Room by Jonas Karlsson

Poor Bjorn, all he wants is a little peace and quiet. All he wants is to be as productive as possible. Why do his co-workers at The Authority have to be so messy and chatty? Then one day Bjorn discovers


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Book Club: Casebook by Mona Simpson

Monday, April 13, 2015, 7:00 PM Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 2:00 PM

This month’s Adult Book Discussion book will be Casebook by Mona Simpson. Copies of the book will be available at the Library Services Desk approximately a month before …


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Book Club: The Children Act

Monday, March 02, 2015, 7:00 PM Tuesday, March 03, 2015, 2:00 PM

This month’s Adult Book Discussion book will be The Children Act by Ian McEwan. Copies of the book will be available at the Library Services Desk approximately a …


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Book Club: The Painter

Monday, February 02, 2015, 7:00 PM Tuesday, February 03, 2015, 2:00 PM

This month’s Adult Book Discussion book will be The Painter by Peter Heller. Copies of the book will be available at the Library Services Desk approximately a month …


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Book Club: Shotgun Lovesongs

Monday, January 05, 2015, 7:00 PM Tuesday, January 06, 2015, 2:00 PM

This month’s Adult Book Discussion book will be Shotgun Lovesongs by Chris Bohjalian. Copies of the book will be available at the Library Services Desk approximately a month …


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The Children Act by Ian McEwan

Ian McEwan’s newest novel explores the character of British High Court Judge, Fiona Maye as she presides over several explosive cases. Childless, caught in a stagnant marriage, and feeling her age, Fiona decides to get personally involved in the life


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Book Club: Frog Music

Monday, November 10, 2014, 7:00 PM Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 2:00 PM

This month’s Adult Book Discussion book will be Frog Music by Emma Donoghue. Copies of the book will be available at the Library Services Desk approximately a month …


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The Wives of Los Alamos by TaraShea Nesbit

The lives of the Los Alamos atomic scientists have been written about in great detail. What TaraShea Nesbit’s novel tries to do is imagine a fictional community that was formed when the families of those scientists converged on a small


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Book Club: The Lowland

Monday, August 04, 2014, 7:00 PM Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 2:00 PM

This month’s Adult Book Discussion book will be The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri. Copies of the book will be available at the Library Services Desk approximately a month …


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Book Club: The Yellow Birds

Monday, July 07, 2014, 7:00 PM Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 2:00 PM

This month’s Adult Book Discussion book will be The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers. Copies of the book will be available at the Library Services Desk approximately a …


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Provence, 1970 by Luke Barr

What did Julia Child, James Beard, M.F.K. Fisher, Richard Olney, Simone Beck, and Judith Jones have in common? They all liked cats.

But Provence, 1970 is not a book about cats. It is a book about food, friends, and a


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The Grand Budapest Hotel

How a movie is marketed can work against the unprepared moviegoer who just wants to watch the film. For me, Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel is a good example of this. The film is being marketed as a comedy. …


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