book discussion

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...

Book Club discusses "A Confederacy of Dunces"

Come join our Book Club for a lively discussion of Pulitzer Prize winner and cult classic, "A Confederacy

October is National Reading Group Month

Book clubA book club can be a great thing.  If you don’t believe it, there are some outstanding books you can read about book clubs, like Angry Housewives Eating Bon-bons and The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society.  A book club gives you a chance to spend time with people that are a lot like you, or people that are interesting to talk to because they’re different from you.  We have a group that was organized through the Fairbanks Library but meets at a r...

Gulf Coast Reads "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close"

Join readers across the City of Houston for a Book Discussion of "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" by Jonathan Safran Foer. We will discuss this engaging novel in the Meeting Room at the Galena Park Library at 2 pm on Thursday, October 4th. Please call for more information:  713-450-0982

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Looking for a Good Book?

Bobbie FayeClick here for a list of the books that the Fairbanks Library Book Club has read over the past seven years or so.  We enjoyed almost all of them.  This summer, we're reading two suspense novels with a humorous novel in between.  In June we read Sister

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. 

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Book Club celebrates National Native American Heritage Month

Come join our book club as we discuss I Heard the Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven. This 70's classic tells the story of a young minister who learns about the meaning of life when he is sent to an Indian community in British Columbia. The discussion will take place on Monday, November 28 at 7 p.m. in the library meeting room.

 

 

 

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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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BARBARA BUSH BRANCH -- AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB

In the Heart of the Canyon

Title to be discussed: In the Heart of the Canyon, by Elisabeth Hyde. Date of meeting: Thursday, Nov. 18, 1:30pm in the Earl Elliott Room. Repeated Friday, Nov. 19, 2:30 pm in the Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room. Summary: This is a gripping new novel about a rafting trip through the Grand Canyon that changes the lives of everyone on board. Next Selection:

Rick Steves at LSC-CyFair

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Join us Thursday, November 4, at 7:00pm, to welcome travel author Rick Steves.  Steves will discuss his book, "Travel as a Political Act", followed by a book signing.  Mr Steves' visit is sponsored by the Lone Star College-CyFair, Friends of the Library.

Hear his insights as a travel writer, public television host, and Seattle businessman when when he visits the campus to discuss the importance of travel in gaining a deeper understanding and appreciation for different cultures. Join us in the Main Stage Theatre, Center for the Arts at: 
 

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