Book Clubs

Katy Branch - Spanish Book Club/ Club Hispano de Libros

Title to be discussed: Milagro en Los Andes by Nando Parrado.  Date of meeting : Wednesday, June 2, 6:00pm.  This book discussion group, conducted in Spanish, meets on the first Wednesday of each month.  Spanish speakers, join us!

Bear Creek Mystery Book Club

 

Join us on Wednesday, May 19th at 11:00 am to discuss Death of Riley by Rhys Bowen
 

 

Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- Evening Book Club

Persuasion

Title to be discussed: Persuasion, by Jane Austen. Date of meeting: Monday, June 7, at 6:30 PM. Summary: Persuasion celebrates romantic constancy in an era of turbulent change. Written as the Napoleonic Wars were ending, the novel examines how a woman can at once remain faithful to her past and still move forward into the future. Anne Elliot seems to have given up on present happiness and has resigned herself to living off her memories.

BARBARA BUSH BRANCH -- AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB

Art of Racing in the RainTitle to be Discussed: The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein. Date of meeting: Thursday, May 27, 1:30pm, in the Earl Elliott Room. Repeated Friday, May 28, 2:30pm in the Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room. Summary: Nearing the end of his life, Enzo, a dog with a philosopher's soul, tries to bring together the family, pulled apart by a three year custody battle between daughter Zoe's maternal grandparents and her father Denny, a race car driver. Next selection: Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay.

Bear Creek Book Club Bonanza!

The Bear Creek Book Club met on Wednesday, May 5th. Death of RileyThey discussed The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende. They will be meeting on Wednesday, June 2nd at 7:00 PM to discuss the book Walking on Eggshells by Jane Isay.
And if mysteries are your interest, the Mystery Book Club will be meeting on Wednesday, May 19th at 11:00 AM to discuss Death of Riley by Rhys Bowen. 206 Bones by Kathy Reichs is the hot topic for June 16th.
 

Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- Club de Literatura Hispana

Tan veloz como el deseo / Swift as Desire

Title to be discussed: Tan veloz como el deseo by Laura Esquivel. Date of meeting: Tuesday, May 18, at 6 PM. Summary: Laura Esquivel regresa con una novela de gran belleza y compasion. Mientras Como agua para chocolate se baso en la vida de su madre, en Tan veloz como el deseo Esquivel hace un trabajo de ficcion acerca de la vida de su padre en Mexico. Nacido con la curiosa habilidad de entender los mensajes ocultos en los sentimientos humanos, Don Jubilo se convierte en un traductor que ayuda a otros a solucionar problemas de comunicacion en sus relaciones.

Katy Branch - Spanish Book Club/Club Hispano de Libros

Title to be discussed:  En Sus Zapatos by Jennifer Weiner.  Date:  Wednesday, May 5, 6:00pm.  This book discussion group, conducted in Spanish, meets on the first Wednesday evening of the month.  Spanish speakers, join us!

Bear Creek Book Club

 

Join us on Wednesday, May 5th at 7:00 pm for the Bear Creek Book Club. This month we will be discussing The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende.

Jane is in the Eyre

Join us on May 24th at 2:00 PM for a discussion of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre. The Classic Readers Group has been meeting since September of 2009 at the Northwest Branch Library and has been having lively discussions ever since. It is easy to join in all the fun. Just show up. No need to sign up!

 

 

Bear Creek Mystery Book Club

Murphy's Law by Rhys BowenThe Mystery Book Club will be meeting on Wednesday, April 21st at 11:00 AM to discuss the book Murphy’s Law by Rhys Bowen. Join our library sleuths for snacks and an entertaining discussion!

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