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June Book CLub

Stratford Library: Highlands Book Club

 

Join us Wednesday, June 14th @ 10:15am

 

(Copies available at the desk)

Monday 3/20 Book Discussion

The Kingwood Library will hold a Book Discussion on Monday, March 20th from 7- 8:30 PM. This month's book selection is “Americanah” by Chimamanda Ngoz. This powerful story follows a young couple as they depart Nigeria and head to the West for a new life. Join us for coffee and a lively discussion!

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All Around Fiction Book Club will discuss The Train to Crystal City

The All Around Fiction Book Club will discuss the 2016 Gulf Coast Reads selection, The Train to Crystal City by Jan Jarboe Russell on Monday October 17th at 2:00 pm. 

During World War II, trains delivered thousands of civilians from the United States and Latin America to Crystal City, Texas. The trains carried Japanese, German, and Italian immigrants and their American-born children. The only family internment camp during the war, Crystal City was the center of a government prisoner exchange program called "quiet passage." Hundreds of prisoners in Crystal City were exchanged for other more ostensibly important Americans--diplomats, businessmen, soldiers, and missionaries--behind enemy lines in Japan and Germany.

Beyond the Book

Do you like to read and discuss books? Then join the Galena Park Book Club! For the month of May we will  read "Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker" by Jennifer Chiaverini and will be discussing this magnificent novel on Monday, May 23rd at 4:00 pm in the meeting room. If you would like to pick up a copy of the book, we have some available for check-out at the circulation desk or we can request a copy for you. For more information please call 713-450-0982.


 

Join us for a Book Discussion and Movie Screening!

Come join us on Wednesday, Oct 9 at 10 am for the Gulf Coast Reads book discussion of Peter Heller's The Dog Stars at Stratford Library.  The following Monday, Oct 14, we will have a very special pre-hours screening of a movie detailing the true story of two climbers

North Channel Book Club

Eternal on the Water by Joseph Monninger The bonds of love are often tested by life, and oftentimes they can withstand the battering of life's storms. In "Eternal on the Water" by Joseph Monninger, readers will watch as teacher Jonathan Cobb meets Mary Fury on the Allagash River and the ties of love are formed and then tested severely by a devastating diagnosis.  Can their love survive the unthinkable?

The North Channel Book Club will be meeting on January 25 at 10 am in the meeting room to discuss "Eternal on the Water" by Joseph Monninger. 

So Mysterious!

Did you know that the Maud Marks Library has added a NEW book club for the summer.  Our mystery book club will be meeting on Monday, July 18 at 2 PM.  We will be discussing Grave Goods the third in the Mistress in the Art of Death series by Ariana Franklin.  Everyone is invited to join us for a discussion of this facinating and fun book.  There are extra copies behind the customer service desk.  And don't worry, you have plenty of time to read the book.  It's a really fast read!  Then, don't forget to join us again on August 8 as we discuss Dog On It by Spencer Quinn.

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