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Book Events

  • Book discussions and events will continue during the meeting room renovations. Note the new meeting locations in each event description.

  • Books on Tap - Looking for Alaska
    Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 7:00pm
    Landmark Inn

    Books on Tap is the library's book club in a pub. Meet in the private room of the Landmark Inn to relax, talk books, and enjoy a tasty beverage and snacks.

    Tracy Gossage leads a discussion of "Looking for Alaska" by John Green: Sixteen-year-old Miles' first year at Culver Creek Preparatory School in Alabama includes good friends and great pranks, but is defined by the search for answers about life and death after a fatal car crash.

  • Adult Summer Reading Club begins
    Sunday, June 1, 2014

    Starting today, join our reading club and earn video coupons and chances in weekly raffles for every 5 books you read this summer. Be one of the first to join and receive a set of coasters.

    Our theme is Summer Shorts: novels and stories under 200 pages. Reading lists will be available at the Reader Services desk and online.

  • Book Discussion - Billy Budd
    Monday, June 2, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Isabel Soffer leads a discussion of the classic tale "Billy Budd" by Herman Melville.

  • Poetry Discussion
    Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 10:00am
    Multimedia Department

    Join us for poetry discussions with literary critic Isabel Soffer. No advance reading is required.

  • Book Lovers Discussion
    Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 7:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Having a hard time finding fellow romance and chick lit lovers? Feel like you have to keep your reading tastes a secret? Come join a book discussion series where we focus on the books we are all reading.

    This month's title is "Me Before You" by JoJo Moyes.