Book Clubs

The following groups meet monthly in the library. All groups welcome new members and all meetings are open to the public.
History Book Club
The next meeting of this group will be on Wednesday, July 27, at 7:00 p.m. The topic will be American foreign policy since the Barbary Pirates.  Book Club Chair Sam Coulbourn invites you to read any nonfiction book that fits the topic.
Current Issues Political Book Discussion Group
  The next meeting will be on Wednesday, Aug. 17, at 2 p.m. The topic will be "How American Politics Went Insane" by Jonathan Rauch in Atlantic magazine, July/August 2016 edition. Click title link for text.
Sunday Book Chat
The next meeting will be held on Aug. 21 at 2p.m. The topic will beThe Book Thief by Marcus Zusak. 
PUBLISHER'S SUMMARY: The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.

It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still.

Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can'€™t resist--“books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement. 
Greek Drama Discussion Group
The next meeting will be on Monday, Aug. 22, at 4:00 p.m. The topic will be the tragedy Ajax by Sophocles.
Poetry Readers  The next meeting will be on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 4 p.m. The topic will be Immortality by Alan Feldman. Copies of the book will be available at the main desk three weeks before the meeting.
Monday Evening Book
Group The next meeting will not be until September 19 , at 6 p.m. The topic will be The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman.
SUMMARY: Moving his young bride to an isolated lighthouse home on Australia's Janus Rock where the couple suffers miscarriages and a stillbirth, Tom allows his wife to claim an infant who has washed up on the shore only to witness a rift in their marriage that is further complicated by a search by the baby's desperate mother.

MVLC Book Club Kit Info