Book Clubs

Book Club Meets Friday, August 16 at 2 pm

Crosby Book Club will meet Friday, August 16 at 2 pm to discuss Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, by Gail Honeyman. A New York Times Bestseller and a Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick, this is the uplifting story of an eccentric, regimented loner, who is about to learn (finally!) what it's like to have a human connection and a friend.  Eleanor Oliphant.... is soon to be made into a major motion picture.  

This program is free and open to adults.  New members are welcome!

August Book Clubs at Northwest Branch Library

Good news readers, there are several book clubs that meet regularly at the Northwest Branch Library. Did you know that there are several benefits associated with actively attending a book club? Book clubs have been known to decrease stress and are good for those customers who are of retirement age. Book Clubs can help participants gain new perspective on an issue, make new friends and to hopefully become more involved in their community. Also, if you're an aspiring writer, regular book club participation can help improve or expand your own writing skills. Perhaps the best reason to particpiate in an active book club is that it can give a reader the push they need to finish that book.

Crosby Book Club Meets Friday, July 19 @ 2 pm

Mark Watney is marooned on Mars.  A violent dust storm has forced his crew to abort their mission.  Thinking him dead, and with no time to lose, they left the planet. 

The storm also destroyed the mission’s communication systems.  Mark has no way of letting anyone know he’s still alive.  Maybe he won't be much longer.

Utterly alone on a hostile planet, Mark must find a way to survive against impossible odds.

Crosby Book Club will meet to discuss The Martian, by Andy Weir, on Friday, July 19, at 2 pm.  Copies are available for check out at the front desk.  New members welcome!

 

July Book Clubs at Northwest Branch Library

Good news readers, there are several book clubs that meet regularly at the Northwest Branch Library. Did you know that there are several benefits associated with actively attending a book club? Book clubs have been known to decrease stress and are good for those customers who are of retirement age. Book Clubs can help participants gain new perspective on an issue, make new friends and to hopefully become more involved in their community. Also, if you're an aspiring writer, regular book club participation can help improve or expand your own writing skills. Perhaps the best reason to particpiate in an active book club is that it can give a reader the push they need to finish that book.

Crosby Book Club Meets Friday, June 21 @ 2 pm

Crosby Book Club meets Friday, June 21 at 2 pm to discuss The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, by Taylor Jenkins Reid.  Although she is world famous, very few people know the real Evelyn Hugo.  Finally the aging Hollywood starlet is ready to reveal every scandalous detail of her life ... but why now?  And why does she hire a complete stranger, rookie magazine reporter Monique Grant, of all people, to write her authorized biography? 

Copies of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo are available for check out at the front desk.  

 

2019 Summer Reading Program has begun....

This summer explore a Universe of Stories at HCPL! and celebrate summer, the joys of reading and the upcoming 50th anniversary of the first moon landing!Summer Reading is for the whole family: HCPL's Summer Reading has goals, incentives and programs for everyone - babies, kids, teens and adults. Summer Reading is not just about reading: Earn points toward incentives by attending library events and doing fun activities. Click here to Register.

June Book Clubs at Northwest Branch Library

Good news readers, there are several book clubs that meet regularly at the Northwest Branch Library. Did you know that there are several benefits associated with actively attending a book club? Book clubs have been known to decrease stress and are good for those customers who are of retirement age. Book Clubs can help participants gain new perspective on an issue, make new friends and to hopefully become more involved in their community. Also, if you're an aspiring writer, regular book club participation can help improve or expand your own writing skills. Perhaps the best reason to particpiate in an active book club is that it can give a reader the push they need to finish that book.

The Page Turners

BecomingTitle to be discussed: Becoming by Michelle Obama.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, June 11, 6:30 p.m.  Summary: "An intimate memoir by the former First Lady chronicles the experiences that have shaped her remarkable life."

Crosby Book Club Meets Friday, May 17 @ 2 pm

Crosby Book Club will meet Friday, May 17 at 2 pm.  In recognition of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month we will discuss Moloka'i, by Alan Brennert.  Drawing from historical accounts of the Kalaupapa leprosy settlement, this is the story of Rachel Kalama, a girl growing up in a big, loving Hawaiian family....until the day she is separated from everyone and everything she holds dear.  Though shadowed by disease, exile, and loss, Rachel embraces life with determination and courage, finding a new family and community in the process.  

May Book Clubs at Northwest Branch Library

Good news readers, there are several book clubs that meet regularly at the Northwest Branch Library. Did you know that there are several benefits associated with actively attending a book club? Book clubs have been known to decrease stress and are good for those customers who are of retirement age. Book Clubs can help participants gain new perspective on an issue, make new friends and to hopefully become more involved in their community. Also, if you're an aspiring writer, regular book club participation can help improve or expand your own writing skills. Perhaps the best reason to particpiate in an active book club is that it can give a reader the push they need to finish that book.

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